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Manchester United react after attack on Woodward's house
London, Jan 29 (IANS) Police are investigating an incident on Tuesday night which saw flares fired at the house of Manchester United's Executive Vice Chairman Ed Woodward, by a group of supposed supporters of the club.
2020-01-29
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Everything was packed: Rohit on missing abdomen guard
Hamilton, Jan 29 (IANS) New Zealand were seemingly cruising to victory in their third T20I against India in Hamilton on Wednesday before Mohammed Shami turned it around in the last five balls of the match. The Kiwis ended up tying the match, chasing down India's total of 179 and the match had to be decided by a Super Over.
2020-01-29
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
IndiGo shareholders reject proposed resolution to amend AoA
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) Shareholders of InterGlobe Aviation, the firm which runs the airline IndiGo, on Wednesday, rejected a proposed resolution to amend the company's Articles of Association (AoA).
2020-01-29
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Italy reaffirms backing for separate Israeli/Palestinian states
Rome, Jan 29 (IANS/AKI) A day after US President Donald Trump unveiled his new Middle East peace plan, Italy on Wednesday renewed its support for a two-state solution to the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians.
2020-01-29
Category: International, Italy,Diplomacy
Nirbhaya case: Convict Vinay Sharma files mercy petition
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) Vinay Kumar Sharma, one of the convicts in the Nirbhaya gang-rape and murder case awaiting execution, has sent a mercy petition to President Ram Nath Kovind, his lawyer A.P. Singh told IANS on Wednesday.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Big diplomatic win for India in EU Parliament
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) In a diplomatic victory for India, there will be no voting on the resolution on CAA in the European Parliament on Thursday.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Politics
Yeddiyurappa to meet Nadda in Delhi on cabinet expansion
Bengaluru, Jan 29 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddiyurappa will fly to Delhi on Thursday to meet Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President J.P. Nadda for discussions on cabinet expansion, a party spokesperson said.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
India shared pro-Khalistan terrorist's name with Pak last year
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) Pro-Khalistan terrorist Harmeet Singh aka PhD, who was killed in Pakistan on Monday, was among the list of 15 pro-Khalistan activists active in the neighbouring country in the garb of making preparations for celebrating the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev in November last year.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diplomacy,Politics
AYUSH Ministry advisory on coronavirus draws flak from Twitterati
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) In the backdrop of the outbreak of novel coronavirus in China and apprehensions of the disease surfacing in India, an advisory issued by the Ministry of AYUSH did not go dowm well with the Twitterati.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Delhi,National
Smriti Irani attacks Kejriwal over women's security in Delhi
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) Union Minister Smriti Irani on Wednesday attacked Delhi's Arvind Kejriwal government on the plight of women, accusing it of doing nothing to enhance their security. She appealed to the people to vote for BJP in February 8 Assembly elections for "womens' respect".
2020-01-29
Category: India, Delhi,National
J&K govt steps up public outreach initiative
Jammu, Jan 29 (IANS) In a significant move aimed at meeting the aspirations of the people, the Jammu and Kashmir government has stepped up its public outreach initiative by involving administrative secretaries in the public grievance redressal mechanism, which was earlier restricted to the advisors to the Lieutenant Governor.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Anti-CAA protesters, shopkeepers clash in Raj's Udaipur
Jaipur, Jan 29 (IANS) Rajasthan's Udaipur saw tension on Wednesday when protesters, calling for a shutdown against the CAA, clashed with traders, who refused to pull down the shutters of their shops.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Rajasthan,National
K'taka school officials booked for anti-NRC play abusing PM
Bengaluru, Jan 29 (IANS) A case has been filed in Karnataka's Bidar against the management of Shaheen Group of Institutions for making its school children enact an anti-NRC skit, in which they abused Prime Minister Narendra Modi, a police official said on Wednesday.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Karnataka,National
Haryana: Over 250 mining vehicles seized in last 45 days
Gurugram, Jan 29 (IANS) Haryana police has seized over 250 mining vehicles in the last 45 days and imposed hefty fines under the amended Motor Vehicles Act, in a bid to stop illegal mining in the Aravalli Mountain range.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
India received over 25K Cyber Tipline reports so far: IB Director
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) The Director of Intelligence Bureau, Arvind Kumar, said on Wednesday that approximately 25,000 Cyber Tipline reports have been received so far in the country out of which 15 were of very high priority.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
AAP govt made no progress on flyovers, transport: Congress
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) Congress leader Sandeep Diskhsit on Wednesday hit out at Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, saying the road transport system has collapsed in the capital under the AAP government with the number of buses on the road having seen a reduction.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Delhi,National
Hackers selling data of 30mn payment cards used at 850 US stores
San Francisco, Jan 29 (IANS) A data breach has hit Wawa, an East Coast-based convenience store and gas station, as hackers broke into over 850 Wawa stores and potentially exposed 30 million sets of payment records including those from Asian countries -- making it largest payment card breaches of all time.
2020-01-29
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Crime/Disaster/Accident
SL vs ZIM 2nd Test: Raza 7-fer puts Zimbabwe in driver's seat
Harare, Jan 29 (IANS) Sikandar Raza's seven-wicket haul put Zimbabwe in a commanding position on Day 3 of their second Test against Sri Lanka in Harare on Wednesday. Raza registered figures of 7/113 as Sri Lanka were all out for 293 in reply to Zimbabwe's first innings score of 406.
2020-01-29
Category: International, Zimbabwe,Sports,Cricket
Anticipatory bail should not be limited to a fixed period: SC
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled that anticipatory bail granted to an accused on apprehension or threat of arrest should not invariably be limited to a fixed period, as it is not in larger societal interest to limit the liberty of citizens, and it could continue till the end of trial.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
SC to hear Bhopal Gas tragedy compensation plea on Feb 11
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Wednesday, re-scheduled to February 11, the hearing on the Centre's plea seeking Rs 7,844 crore as additional funds from the firms succeeding US-based Union Carbide Corporation, currently owned by Dow Chemicals, to disburse as compensation to victims of the 1984 Bhopal Gas tragedy.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Coronavirus: IndiGo, AI suspend some flights to China, HK (2nd Ld)
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) Indian passenger carriers Air India and IndiGo on Wednesday said that they will suspend some flight services to mainland China and Hong Kong owing to the outbreak of Coronavirus.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine
ISL: Goa survive resilient Odisha to reclaim top spot
Bhubaneswar, Jan 29 (IANS) The top-four battle in the Indian Super League took an interesting turn as FC Goa edged past Odisha FC 4-2 at the Kalinga Stadium here on Wednesday.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Orissa,Sports,Football
The strategist: Getting to know Prashant Kishor
What is happening in Indian politics? Nitish Kumar, who has been the Chief Minister of Bihar for a long time, is accusing a 'strategist' by citing the Union Home Minister. It was answered on Twitter, the discussion also took place on Twitter and the issue will also be concluded among the intellectuals on Twitter.
2020-01-29
Category: India, New Delhi,National
Congress to reach 50 lakh farmers in new UP push
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) In a massive outreach programme, the Congress on the direction of Priyanka Gandhi is planning to reach 50 lakh farmers within two weeks starting February 3 from Uttar Pradesh as part of the party's Kisan Janjagran Abhiyan, party sources said.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
DHFL diverted Rs 12,773 cr to 79 cos via fictitious clients: ED
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has found diversion of Rs 12,773 crore from Dewan Housing Finance Ltd (DHFL) to the accounts of 79 companies routed through one lakh fictitious retail customers as loans, sources said.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Row over Andhra panel's report on Vizag as capital
Amaravati, Jan 29 (IANS) A row has erupted over the report of an expert committee constituted by Andhra Pradesh, which allegedly opposed Visakhapatnam as one of the three state capitals due to its vulnerability to cyclonic storms.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Nirbhaya case: SC dismisses mercy rejection plea of Mukesh
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) With three days remaining for the scheduled execution of four convicts in the 2012 Delhi gangrape-murder case, the Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed convict Mukesh Singh's plea seeking judicial review of the rejection of his mercy petition by the President.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Italy to airlift its citizens from China's Wuhan
Rome, Jan 29 (IANS/AKI) The Italian government is organising a flight to the Chinese city of Wuhan - epicentre of the new coronavirus outbreak - to repatriate Italians stranded there, the Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Wednesday.
2020-01-29
Category: International, Italy,Health/Medicine
Pune police's reply to traffic violator has twitter in splits
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) The Pune Police have once again received applause from the Tweeple for their witty reply on Twitter. Recently, a user went to the Twitter handle and complained to the Pune City Police about the traffic violators, his tweet elicited the police's response which went viral.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Delhi,National
J&K government starts training aspiring entrepreneurs
Srinagar, Jan 29 (IANS) As many as 182 aspiring entrepreneurs have been enrolled for the three-week Entrepreneurship Development Programme (EDP) at the the Jammu and Kashmir Entrepreneurship Development Institute, Pampore on the outskirts of the city, and the Centre for Women Entrepreneurship (CWE).
2020-01-29
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Australian Open: Thiem beats Nadal to reach semis
Melbourne, Jan 29 (IANS) Twenty six-year-old Dominic Thiem on Wednesday reached his first Australian Open semi-final after beating world no.1 and 19-time Grand Slam winner Rafael Nadal at the Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne. He will now face German world no. 7 Alexander Zverev in the semi-final, who had beaten Switzerland's Stan Wawrinka earlier in the day.
2020-01-29
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
'Main Bhi Chowkidar' campaign wins Effie Silver 2020
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Main Bhi Chowkidar' campaign, which was the talk of the nation in the elections last year, has won the silver award at the recent EFFIE Awards India 2020 in Mumbai.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Delhi,National
Last act of Gandhi: Engulfed in unprecedented violence in Delhi (IANS Special)
Just nine days after ending his last fast on January 18, 1948, to bring sanity in Delhi which was engulfed in unprecedented communal violence, and three days before he was assassinated on January 30, weak and weary 79-year-old Mahatma Gandhi was visiting the Qutbuddin Bakhtiyar Kaki Dargah in Mehrauli.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Delhi,National
Patriotic fervour sweeps Vijay Chowk at 'Beating the Retreat'
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) Beating the Retreat ceremony, which marks the culmination of Republic Day celebrations, took place at the Vijay Chowk here on Wednesday, lifting spirit and patriotic fervour of the spectators as 14 military bands performed with traditional grandeur.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Stalin demands CBI probe into TNPSC recruitment scam
Chennai, Jan 29 (IANS) Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) President M.K. Stalin on Wednesday demanded a CBI probe into the recruitment malpractices in Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC) relating to Group IV posts.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Cops nix Queer Azadi Mumbai Pride 2020 march on anti-CAA fear
Mumbai, Jan 29 (IANS) The Mumbai Police have refused permission to the annual Queer Azadi Mumbai Pride 2020 scheduled for February 1 on grounds that they may carry anti-government and CAA/NRC/NPR placards, an activist said here on Wednesday.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,National
AAP demands EC slap 48-hour campaigning ban on Amit Shah
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) The Aam Aadmi Party has asked the Election Commission to impose a 48-hour campaigning ban on Union Home Minister Amit Shah for allegedly tweeting a fake video on Delhi government schools.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Delhi,National
AAP leaders to conduct 8,000 public meetings in 7 days
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) As the Assembly poll campaign reaches its finale, the ruling Aam Aadmi Party has decided on a grand plan with its leaders conducting 8,000 public meetings in seven days.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Delhi,National
AAP's new slogan talks about future
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) As the election date nears, the ruling Aam Aadmi Party has changed its campaign slogan again, this time predicting future.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Delhi,National
Act against BJP MP who called Kejriwal 'terrorist', AAP to EC
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) The Aam Aadmi Party on Wednesday wrote to the Delhi CEO, demanding registration of an FIR against BJP MP Parvesh Verma for calling Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal a "terrorist".
2020-01-29
Category: India, Delhi,National
Two million sign petition to make Bryant the new NBA logo
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) Kobe Bryant's fans all over the globe are joining to honour him in a different way. A petition to change the NBA logo image to a silhouette of Bryant has now got more than two million signatures.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Delhi,National
Hate speech: Court sends Sharjeel Imam to 5-day police remand
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) A court here on Wednesday sent self-proclaimed JNU student Sharjeel Imam, arrested by Delhi Police from Bihar in an alleged hate speech case, to five days in police custody.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
AIMPLB to SC: Women, men can pray together in mosques
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) The All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) in an affidavit in the Supreme Court on Wednesday said the entry of women into mosques is permitted, and that there is no restriction on men and women praying together.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion
'Hurt parents to file Rs 100 cr defamation suit against Shah'
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) Aam Aadmi Party's Rajya Sabha member Sanjay Singh on Thursday said that the parents of the Delhi government schoolchildren are hurt after Home Minister Amit Shah and other BJP leaders shared "fake and fabricated" videos of the schools and have decided to file a defamation case of Rs 100 crore against the former BJP President.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Delhi,National
NSD's Bharat Rang Mahotsav from Feb 1-21
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) The 21st Bharat Rang Mahotsav (BRM), India's biggest theatre festival organised by the National School of Drama (NSD), is all set to liven up the wintry afternoons with a heady mix of romance, suspense, comedy and music, served up in a culturally diverse bouquet of world-class plays, interactive sessions and allied events.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Delhi,National
To deal with Rs 50K cr burden, Rlys demands pension fund
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) Facing the financial crunch over Rs 50,000 crore outgo as pension to more than 15.5 lakh former railway employees, the railways has asked the Finance Ministry to set up the pension fund, a senior official said on Wednesday.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
(RELEASE 5am) Britney Spears a natural born athlete: Boyfriend Sam Asghari
Los Angeles, Jan 29 (IANS) Pop star Britney Spears' boyfriend, trainer Sam Asghari, has opened up about her fitness regime.
2020-01-29
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Telangana best performing state in sustainable growth
Hyderabad, Jan 29 (IANS) Telangana has emerged as the best performing state in promoting inclusive and sustainable economic growth and decent work for all on Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) India Index 2019, according to UNDP India.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Sharjeel spent sleepless night in Patna police lockup
Patna, Jan 29 (IANS) Self-proclaimed JNU student leader Sharjeel Imam who was sent to a five-day crime branch custody on Wednesday in a hate speech case spent a sleepless night in a police station in Patna where he was locked up after being arrested from Kako in Bihar's Jehanabad district.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Tanushree Dutta: Bollywood should boycott Ganesh Acharya
Mumbai, Jan 29 (IANS) Former actress Tanushree Dutta feels that choreographer Ganesh Acharya should be boycotted by Bollywood and other film industries. Her assertion comes a day after assistant choreographer Divya Kotian filed an FIR against Acharya alleging that he had forced her to watch pornography.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
NCRB launches 'missing person', 'vehicle NOC' services
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) The National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) on Wednesday launched two police-related, citizen-centric services on the Crime and CCTNS platform which will help people in searching for missing persons and generating vehicle NOC (No Objection Certificates).
2020-01-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security
IWL: Odisha Police pip Bangalore United to open account
Bengaluru, Jan 29 (IANS) Odisha Police opened their account in the ongoing Indian Women's League, beating local favourites Bangalore United FC at the Bangalore Football Stadium here on Wednesday.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Football
Ikka Singh: Music video gives next-level recognition to artiste
Mumbai, Jan 29 (IANS) Indian rapper and songwriter Ikka Singh has released his new music video "Nindra". He feels music videos are relevant because they add up to the recognition of an artiste even if people at times do not like a particular song.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Hey Google, is my wife listening to chats via smart speaker?
Toronto, Jan 29 (IANS) More than hackers, people are worried about friends, family and others who can listen to their conversations via smart speakers, reveals new research.
2020-01-29
Category: International, Canada,Lifestyle/Fashion,Technology
Citing CAA, K'taka HC grants bail to 'illegal' B'desh woman
Bengaluru, Jan 29 (IANS) In the backdrop of the provision of the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), the Karnataka High Court has granted bail to Bangladeshi Christian woman accused of being an "illegal immigrant".
2020-01-29
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Human Interest/Society,Immigration/Law/Rights
Shami's last over won the game for us: Rohit
Hamilton, Jan 29 (IANS) It was Mohammed Shami's last over that won India the third T20I in the Super Over and not his back-to-back sixes, feels Rohit Sharma.
2020-01-29
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Simple 'doubt' button may help WhatsApp curb fake news
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) Adding a simple "button" to express doubt in reference to claims made on WhatsApp posts, or enabling users to easily flag statements as problematic, unreliable, or groundless may help the platform cut the spread of misinformation, suggest the results of an India-focused study.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Several top companies shut operations, stop travel to China
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) From global aviation and automaker companies to Starbucks and Apple, the alarmed industrial world on Wednesday scrambled to stop travel to China while closing certain operations as the number of confirmed Novel Coronavirus cases jumped to 5,974 -- surpassing the 5,327 cases in mainland China during the SARS outbreak in 2002-2003.
2020-01-29
Category: International, India,Technology
Syria condemns Trump's Mideast peace plan
Damascus, Jan 29 (IANS) The Syrian Foreign Ministry on Wednesday condemned the peace plan put forward by US President Donald Trump, saying it represents a surrender to Israel.
2020-01-29
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Diplomacy,Politics
Shoojit Sircar speaks up against menstrual taboos
Mumbai, Jan 29 (IANS) At a time when Indian women are still struggling to fight society's rigid mindset towards taboos associated with menstruation, filmmaker Shoojit Sircar took to Instagram on Saraswati puja on Wednesday, to share a beautiful note.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Health/Medicine,Bollywood
Flipboard launching dedicated section for local news
San Francisco, Jan 29 (IANS) News aggregator Flipboard is launching a new feature -- "Local" aimed at bringing local news coverage to 23 cities across the US and Canada, including New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Seattle, D.C., Boston, Dallas, Chicago and many others.
2020-01-29
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Sennheiser AMBEO Soundbar in India for Rs 199,990
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) German audio giant Sennheiser on Wednesday launched its AMBEO Soundbar with immersive 5.1.4 sound and deep bass in India for Rs 199,990.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Nehha Pendse turns to vegan diet for new project
Mumbai, Jan 29 (IANS) Actress Nehha Pendse has taken up a vegan diet for a new project, and she feels like a "machine fuelled with high-octane fuel".
2020-01-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
BJP scoffs at Kishor-Verma, readies for rally with Nitish
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) The BJP appeared delighted as the JD-U booted out Prashant Kishor and Pavan Verma on Wednesday. This comes days before a joint show of strength between Nitish Kumar and Amit Shah in Delhi.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Alaya F: I enjoy the pressure of work
Mumbai, Jan 29 (IANS) Actress Pooja Bedi's daughter Alaya F, who makes her Bollywood debut in "Jawaani Jaaneman", likes to take decisions on her own.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Kiwi fan chanting 'Bharat Mata Ki Jai' goes viral on social media
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) India skipper Virat Kohli had called the New Zealand cricket team the "nice guys" ahead of the T20I series which they have bagged after taking an unassailable 3-0 lead on Wednesday in Hamilton via a Super Over.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
It's a shame we could not win despite getting so close: Williamson
Hamilton, Jan 29 (IANS) New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson conceded that it was a shame that the team could not get over the line despite being in the driver's seat as India won the third T20I in the Super Over to take an unassailable 3-0 lead in the five-match series on Wednesday.
2020-01-29
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
'Panga' director: Men now more encouraging to letting wives have a career
Mumbai, Jan 29 (IANS) Filmmaker Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari, whose latest venture "Panga" opened last weekend, says in the new age, couples look for companionship and encouragement from each other more than anything else.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Pictures of 70 suspects in Dec 15 Jamia violence released
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) Delhi Police has released the pictures of 70 suspects wanted in connection with the December 15 violence on the Jamia Millia Islamia campus here, an official statement said on Wednesday.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Delhi,National
'806 people in Kerala under observation for coronavirus'
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 29 (IANS) As many as 806 persons in Kerala have been put under observation for suspected coronavirus, including 10 in hospitals, state Health Minister K.K. Shailaja said on Wednesday.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Now SpiceJet, GoAir bar stand-up comic Kamra
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) A day after passenger carriers IndiGo and Air India barred stand-up comedian Kunal Kamra for allegedly portraying "unacceptable behaviour" on one of the former's flights, other airlines SpiceJet and GoAir followed suit.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Adnan Sami on Padma Shri flak: I'm being used as a pawn by politicians
Mumbai, Jan 29 (IANS) Padma Shri recipient Adnan Sami claims he is being used as a pawn by people who have been attacking the government for conferring him with the honour.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Coronavirus: IndiGo, AI suspend some flights to China, HK
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) Indian passenger carriers Air India and IndiGo on Wednesday said that they will suspend some flight services to mainland China and Hong Kong owing to the outbreak of Coronavirus.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Diplomacy,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Health/Medicine
Bangkok to get a taste of northeast India
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) The second edition of North East India Festival will be held in Bangkok, Thailand next month.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Human Interest/Society
Goa industry captains seek retail, tax reforms to revive tourism
Panaji, Jan 29 (IANS) Goa business and industry captains have urged Chief Minister Pramod Sawant to boost the retail operations in the state in order to revive the ailing tourism economy and have asked to emulate the Maharashtra government 's recent decision to keep retail businesses open 24x7.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Goa,Business/Economy
Sensex snaps back after 2-day fall, metal stocks rebound
Mumbai, Jan 29 (IANS) Supported by FMCG and metal stocks, Indian markets logged gains on Wednesday after two days of declines. However, investors globally continue to fret over the fast spreading coronavirus which could hurt global growth.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Patient in Chandigarh tested negative for coronavirus
Chandigarh, Jan 29 (IANS) A 28-year-old man with a travel history to China who was kept under observation at an isolation ward of the PGI here has been tested negative for coronavirus, the hospital said on Wednesday.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Punjab,National,Health/Medicine
Kerala Governor Khan's security raised to 'Z Plus'
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 29 (IANS) The security of Kerala Governor Arif Mohammed Khan has been raised from 'Z' to 'Z Plus' category, said Raj Bhavan officials.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Ready to cooperate to foil Trump's peace plan: Iran
Tehran, Jan 29 (IANS) Iran's Foreign Ministry spokesman on Wednesday said that the Islamic republic is ready to cooperate with regional states to abort US President Donald Trump's so-called peace plan for the Middle East, a media report said.
2020-01-29
Category: International, Turkey,Diplomacy
Self-styled godman in Haryana booked for raping minors
Chandigarh, Jan 29 (IANS) A self-styled godman was booked in Haryana on Wednesday for allegedly raping two minor girls, police said.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
ISL: Bengaluru look to maintain pace for top spot
Bengaluru, Jan 29 (IANS) Bengaluru FC will have plenty on their mind in the battle for the top spot as they face laggards Hyderabad FC in their Indian Super League (ISL) clash at the Sree Kanteerava Stadium here on Thursday.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Football
Duterte to skip special US-ASEAN summit in March
Manila, Jan 29 (IANS) Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said on Wednesday that he will not attend the summit between the United States and leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in Las Vegas in March.
2020-01-29
Category: International, Philippines,Diplomacy,Politics
Rangers FC sign Indian International Bala Devi
Bengaluru, Jan 29 (IANS) Rangers Football Club on Wednesday announced the signing of India women's football team attacker Bala Devi from Manipur Police Sports Club, subject to international clearance.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Football
Four Chinese nationals quarantined in Bengaluru
Bengaluru, Jan 29 (IANS) The Karnataka Family Health and Welfare Department has quarantined four Chinese nationals in the city, as part of coronavirus preventive measures, an official said on Wednesday.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Consolidation likely in co-working segment: Report
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) The co-working segment may witness consolidation along with the entry of new players in the market, according to a report by 360 Realtors.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Gautam Gambhir visited school shut for renovation since Oct
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) East Delhi MP Gautam Gambhir had accused the Delhi government of running a school in a dilapidated building. However, it turns out the premises was closed since October 2019 for renovation, which is currently suspended as the Election Commission is using the building for the February 8 Assembly elections.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Delhi,National
7 killed, 5 injured in house roof collapse in Pakistan
Islamabad, Jan 29 (IANS) Seven people were killed and five injured when the roof of a house collapsed due to heavy rain in Bajaur district of Pakistan's northwest Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province on Wednesday, a media report said.
2020-01-29
Category: International, Pakistan,International
Odisha to introduce road safety basics in Class X syllabus
Bhubaneswar, Jan 29 (IANS) The Odisha government has decided to introduce a chapter on road safety in Class X syllabus from the next academic session, said an official on Wednesday.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Orissa,National,Education
Railways identifies 6 high-speed corridors, 4 DFCs
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) The Railways has identified six new high-speed and semi-high speed rail corridors in the country and also four new Dedicated Freight Corridors, and the detailed project reports on these sections has been sought.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
NRI Thampi bailed out by Delhi court
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) A special CBI court here on Wednesday granted bail to NRI businessman C.C. Thampi, who had been arrested in connection with a money laundering probe against businessman Robert Vadra.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Over 24 security men killed in Afghanistan in two days
Kabul, Jan 29 (IANS) More than two dozen security personnel, including police and army, have been killed in Afghanistan's northern Baghlan and Kunduz provinces over the past two days as Taliban fighters intensified activities in the country's northern region, officials said on Wednesday.
2020-01-29
Category: International, Israel,Terrorism
Indian Open kickboxing tournament to start on Feb 10
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) WAKO India Kickboxing Federation (WIKF) affiliated to the World Association of Kickboxing Organizations (WAKO), on Wednesday announced the launch of the first-ever WAKO Indian Open Kickboxing international tournament to be held in New Delhis Talkatora Indoor stadium from February 10-13, 2020.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Himachal to showcase cultural heritage at Surajkund mela
Shimla, Jan 29 (IANS) To showcase the cultural heritage and handicrafts, Himachal Pradesh will participate in the 34th Surajkund International Crafts Mela from February 1 to 16 in Surajkund in Haryana, an official said on Wednesday.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Features
Anti-CAA groups unhappy with KCR for 'suppressing' protests
Hyderabad, Jan 29 (IANS) Despite Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao taking a stand against the Citizenship Amendment Act, groups protesting against the legislation are unhappy with the government for "suppressing" the peaceful protests, especially in Hyderabad.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National
Need customs duty hike on aluminium: AAI's response to ASMA
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) Reiterating its demand for increase in customs duty on import of aluminium, the Aluminium Association of India (AAI) on Wednesday wrote to the Prime Minister claiming that Aluminium Secondary Manufacturers Association (ASMA) has misrepresented facts and shown AAI in poor light in its recent appeal to the Prime Minister.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Football Delhi launches smartcard initiative
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) After the successful online registration of 2000 junior players who participated in the second edition of Golden League, Football Delhi on Wednesday handed out the first smart card - the unique identification card for football players around Delhi at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Ranji Trophy: Unadkat shines as Saurashtra pull off close win
Vadodara, Jan 29 (IANS) Jaydev Unadkat picked up six wickets as Saurashtra held their nerve to win by four wickets against Baroda in a Group B Elite Ranji Trophy game here on Wednesday.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Gujarat,Sports,Cricket
Delhi to vote sans resolving control over posting of babus
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) Ten days ahead of Delhi polls, the Supreme Court on Wednesday began hearing on the turf war between Delhi government and Centre on the jurisdiction to transfer and post bureaucrats in accordance with expertise to streamline governance, but the latter's counsel did not show up.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Delhi,National
Alexa beats Siri on emergency info, first aid advice
Toronto, Jan 29 (IANS) While most virtual assistants do not yet live up to their considerable potential when it comes to providing users with relevant information on medical emergencies, Google Home and Alexa are more reliable than Siri and Cortana, according to a new study by researchers from the University of Alberta in Canada.
2020-01-29
Category: International, Canada,Health/Medicine
Will 'carefully study' Trump's Mideast peace plan: France
Paris, Jan 29 (IANS) France on Wednesday welcomed US President Donald Trump's latest plan to end the decades-long conflict between Israel and Palestine, adding it will study the US proposals closely.
2020-01-29
Category: International, France,Diplomacy,Politics
Akalis to back BJP in Delhi elections: JP Nadda
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) on Wednesday strongly threw its weight behind the BJP, with whom the alliance was rumoured to be shaky. Shiromani Akali Dal President Sukhbir Singh Badal, with BJP chief JP Nadda sitting next to him said: "There were some miscommunications. But now they are sorted."
2020-01-29
Category: India, Delhi,National
Huawei tops China handset market, Xiaomi slips to 5th spot in Q4
Beijing, Jan 29 (IANS) Telecom and smartphone giant Huawei extended its dominance in the China market in the fourth quarter of 2019 with a massive 39 per cent market share and 33.3 million unit shipments while Xiaomi slipped to fifth spot with a mere 8.1 million shipments and 9.5 per cent slice of the pie, Singapore-based market research firm Canalys has revealed.
2020-01-29
Category: International, China,Technology
Netizens heap praise on Team India for last-ball win
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) Twitterati heaped praises on the "Men in Blue" after the spectacular win in the third T20 against New Zealand. With the thrilling Super Over victory, India claimed their maiden T20 series win in New Zealand.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Delhi,National
Congress demands farm loan waivers
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) The Congress has alleged that the BJP-led NDA government is "hatching a conspiracy" to finish the Minimum Support Price system and leave the farmers at the mercy of the market.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Adah Sharma sizzles in red hot gown
Mumbai, Jan 29 (IANS) Bollywood actress Adah Sharma looked hot in a stunning red off-shoulder gown.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
'Thappad' is this year's 'Pink': Taapsee Pannu
Mumbai, Jan 29 (IANS) Actress Taapsee Pannu feels her upcoming starrer "Thappad" is reminiscent of her critically-acclaimed 2016 multiplex hit, "Pink', which sledgehammered the message that when a woman says no, she means no.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
AI sell-off: Experts feel bidders will take long-term view of sector
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) External factors such as high fuel prices and adverse forex would be key to the success of Air India disinvestment, but aviation experts said that interested bidders will take long-term view of the sector which is the third largest market globally and growing fast.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
62 security men freed from Taliban jail in Afghanistan
Qala-e-Naw (Afghanistan), Jan 29 (IANS) Sixty two security personnel have been freed from a Taliban prison in Afghanistan's western Badghis province, a media report quoted a local official as saying on Wednesday.
2020-01-29
Category: International, Malta,Defence/Security,Terrorism
'Hungama 2' unit wraps up Mumbai schedule of shooting
Mumbai, Jan 29 (IANS) Shooting for the Mumbai schedule of Priyadarshan's upcoming comedy, "Hungama 2" has been wrapped up.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
We'll study EC order on Thakur, Verma: Javadekar
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) Union Minister Prakash Javadekar on Wednesday said that the BJP will study the Election Commission's directions on removal of Union Minister Anurag Thakur and MP Parvesh Verma from party's star campaigners' list for the Delhi Assembly polls.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Delhi,National
Police plaint over children's presence at anti-CAA Goa rally
Panaji, Jan 29 (IANS) A Goa-based child rights NGO on Wednesday complained to the police about the presence of children at an anti-CAA meet co-organised on January 24 by a Goa Church-backed body, claiming it violated child rights by exposing them to political ideology and aggressive and derogatory language.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Goa,National
Blake Lively talks of her 'crazy' life With three kids
Los Angeles, Jan 29 (IANS) Actress Blake Lively says it was not easy raising three children.
2020-01-29
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Yuvraj hails 'Brothaman' Rohit after Super Over show
Mumbai, Jan 29 (IANS) India's 2011 World Cup hero Yuvraj Singh hailed former teammate Rohit Sharma for his superlative knock in the Super Over which helped India get past New Zealand and take an unassailable 3-0 lead in the five-match T20I series on Wednesday.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
'Overtime' aims to be a quirky alien invasion office comedy series
Mumbai, Jan 29 (IANS) The new web series "Overtime" is quirkily being billed as India's first alien invasion office comedy.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
6,000 acres of land identified in J&K for investors
Srinagar, Jan 29 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir government has identified 6,000 acres of land across the Union territory for potential investors who will take part in the J&K Global Investors Summit in April, officials said on Wednesday.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Business/Economy,Politics
Was waiting for the bowler to make a mistake: Rohit
Hamilton, Jan 29 (IANS) Rohit Sharma hit two sixes off the last two balls of the Super Over to take India to a series win over New Zealand in Hamilton. India needed 10 to win off the last two balls and Rohit sent Tim Southee over long-on and long-off to get India over the line.
2020-01-29
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Meet the BJP's 'Fantastic Four' who are driving Budget 2020
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) Seventy two hours from now, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will be presenting the Union Budget, 2020 amid diving GDP projections, the country losing its coveted title of the world's fastest growing economy to China, and a worrying fiscal deficit expected to surpass projected 3.3 per cent.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Politics
Narayana Murthy touches feet of Ratan Tata, Twitterati applauds
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) A photo of Infosys co-founder Narayana Murthy touching Ratan Tata's feet is doing the rounds on the Internet. In the viral photo which emerged online, the Infosys Co-Founder touched Tata Sons Chairman Ratan Tata's feet to seek blessings at an event in Mumbai on Tuesday.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Delhi,National
Amruta Khanvilkar set to rock the party in red
Mumbai, Jan 29 (IANS) Actress Amruta Khanvilkar recently took to Instagram and shared a perfect sparkly look.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Welfare schemes for unorganised sector if re-elected: Rai
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) Delhi's Labour Minister Gopal Rai said while the long struggle for the implementation of minimum wage was his regret as minister, he is aiming to bring rules for the welfare of the labourers in the unorganised sector and domestic helps.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Delhi,National
Amarinder to meet PM against review of MSP policy
Chandigarh, Jan 29 (IANS) Perceiving the Agriculture Price Commission's latest recommendation to the Centre to review the MSP policy as a serious threat to state's farmers, Punjab Congress MPs on Wednesday asked Chief Minister Amarinder Singh to approach the Prime Minister and urge him not to consider any such review.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
The way Kane played, NZ probably deserved to win: Kohli
Hamilton, Jan 29 (IANS) Indian captain Virat Kohli admitted that New Zealand probably deserved to win the riveting third T20I played between the two sides on Wednesday in Hamilton. New Zealand captain Kane Williamson was dismissed on 95 in the last over when the hosts were seemingly cruising towards victory. However, Mohammed Shami forced the game into a Super Over, which India won in dramatic fashion.
2020-01-29
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Karan Johar: Honoured to receive Padma Shri alongside Kangana
Mumbai, Jan 29 (IANS) Filmmaker Karan Johar, who has been feted with the Padma Shri for his contribution in the field of performing arts, says he is honoured to receive the prestigious award in the same year as actress Kangana Ranaut.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Best wishes for retaining CM's post: Kishor to Nitish
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) Minutes after the Nitish Kumar-led Janata Dal-United expelled election strategist Prashant Kishor and another senior party leader Pawan Varma from the party, Kishor took a swipe at the party chief saying "best wishes" for "retaining" the Bihar Chief Minister's post.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Dissatisfaction with democracy at record high: Report
London, Jan 29 (IANS) The year 2019 represents the highest level of democratic discontent on record, according to a new study by University of Cambridge researchers on Wednesday.
2020-01-29
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Punjab CM seeks detection equipment to check Pak drones
Chandigarh, Jan 29 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Wednesday underlined the need for high-end precision detection equipment to check the use of drones by Pakistan to smuggle long-range weapons across the border.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Aus Open: Nadal stopped by security official
Melbourne, Jan 29 (IANS) World No. 1 Rafael Nadal was stopped at a checkpoint by a security person who asked the 19-time Grand Slam winner to show his accreditation.
2020-01-29
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
Jaipur's suspected coronavirus patient's report negative
Jaipur, Jan 29 (IANS) The report of a suspected coronavirus patient, quarantined at SMS Hospital here since Sunday, came negative from National Virology Lab, Pune, giving much relief to the medical and health department of Rajasthan. However, another sample of the patient will be sent to the same laboratory by the department to ensure there is no chance of any error.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Health/Medicine
Cabinet nod for MTP Bill for legal abortion services
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the Medical Termination of Pregnancy (Amendment) Bill, 2020 to amend the Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act, 1971 to facilitate better access of women to safe and legal abortion services on therapeutic, eugenic, humanitarian or social grounds.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Bigg Boss 13: Asim's brother drubs Vikas over claims of affair
Mumbai, Jan 29 (IANS) "Bigg Boss 13" contestant Asim Riaz's brother Umar Riaz has reacted to housemate Vikas Gupta's claim on national television that Asim has a girlfriend outside the house.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Samsung Galaxy A51 launched in India for Rs 23,999
Gurugram, Jan 29 (IANS) Samsung India on Wednesday launched the Galaxy A51 (6GB+128GB) in the country for Rs 23,999. The smartphone comes with the company's signature Infinity-O Super AMOLED display.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Haryana,Technology
IIT Madras, UK researchers develop technology to make AI fairer
Chennai, Jan 29 (IANS) Researchers from Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT-Madras) and Queen's University Belfast in UK, have developed an innovative new algorithm to make Artificial Intelligence (AI) fairer and less biased when processing data.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Technology
Third T20I: Rohit, Shami shine as India beat NZ in Super Over
Hamilton, Jan 29 (IANS) Hitman Rohit Sharma hit a brilliant unbeaten 15 (including two sixes) in the Super Over as India chased down New Zealand's score of 17 to win the third T20I at Seddon Park and take an unassailable 3-0 lead in the five-match T20I series on Wednesday.
2020-01-29
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Sharjeel Imam to be produced before magistrate at residence
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) JNU student Sharjeel Imam, who was arrested from Bihar for allegedly giving inflammatory speeches, will be produced before the Chief Metropolitan Magistrate, Patiala House courts, at his residence on Wednesday evening, police said.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
JD-U expels Prashant Kishor, Pawan Varma from party
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) Days after the election strategist Prashant Kishor and senior party leader Pawan Kumar Varma spoke against the party leadership over its stand on the controversial Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and the National Register of Citizens (NRC), the Nitish Kumar-led party on Wednesday expelled both the leaders from the party's primary membership.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Two die in clash over CAA in Bengal
Kolkata, Jan 29 (IANS) Two persons were killed and at least one person sustained injury in a clash over the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) in West Bengal's Murshidabad district on Wednesday, police said.
2020-01-29
Category: India, West Bengal,National
Two dead in clash over CAA
Kolkata, Jan 29 (IANS) Two persons were killed in a clash over the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) in West Bengal's Murshidabad district on Wednesday, police said.
2020-01-29
Category: India, West Bengal,National
Slowdown impacted compensation to Jewar farmers: DM
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) A sharp decline in the economic activity in the country hurt the circle rates and hence the compensation given to farmers during the land acquisition for the Rs 30,000 crore mega airport in Greater Noida fell, B.N. Singh, District Magistrate, G.B.Nagar said on Wednesday.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
EC restricts exit poll during voting in Delhi
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) The Election Commission on Wednesday issued a notification restricting media to conduct or publish any exit poll during assembly elections in Delhi on February 8.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Rohit becomes 4th Indian to amass 10k int runs as opener
Hamilton, Jan 29 (IANS) Rohit Sharma on Wednesday achieved another feat as he breached 10,000 international runs as an opener across all the three formats of the game and joined an elite list of batsmen to have done so. He achieved the feat during the third T20I against New Zealand at Seddon Park in Hamilton.
2020-01-29
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Mixed response to Bharat Bandh in Hyderabad
Hyderabad, Jan 29 (IANS) The day-long 'Bharat Bandh' called by the Bahujan Kranti Morcha (BKM) against the Citizenship Amendment Act evoked mixed response in Hyderabad and other towns in Telangana.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National
Samsung to release 5G Galaxy Tab tablet in S.Korea
Seoul, Jan 29 (IANS) Samsung Electronics Co. on Wednesday said it will release a 5G tablet in South Korea this week.
2020-01-29
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
Echo Auto: Alexa makes you feel real cosy in your car
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) The all-pervasive Alexa is now your companion as you drive to work and home. Amazon has launched Echo Auto for Rs 4,999 in India that can easily be fixed to the AV vent inside the vehicle.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Goa tourism suffering from de-growth, negative publicity: CII
Panaji, Jan 29 (IANS) Goa's tourism sector is suffering from de-growth, the state's industry captains said on Wednesday, while also expressing concern about the increasing negative publicity Goa tends to receive in the international tourism circuits.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Goa,Business/Economy
Bigg Boss 13: Shehnaaz isn't fake, says her brother Shehbaz
Mumbai, Jan 29 (IANS) "Bigg Boss 13" contestant Shehnaaz Gill has been winning hearts with her cuteness and innocence. But a slew of people think she isn't being real. Even actress Kashmera Shah, who entered the house to support her sister-in-law Aarti Singh, called Shehnaaz fake during a conversation in the latest episode.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Weight loss surgery may improve breathing issues: Study
London, Jan 29 (IANS) Researchers have revealed that Bariatric surgery and weight loss appear to reverse some of the negative effects of obesity on the respiratory system.
2020-01-29
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
Qualifying for Olympics major target during rehab: Neeraj
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) Ace India javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra on Wednesday said qualifying for the Tokyo Olympics was his "major target" as he was recovering from an elbow injury.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Athletics
President, PM, others condole Nashik road accident
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other prominent leaders on Wednesday expressed grief over the Nashik road accident in Maharashtra.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
EU parliament passed resolutions against India in past too
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) The European Union Parliament's move to bring and pass resolutions against the Central government over Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and reorganization of Jammu & Kashmir is no big deal if past resolutions are any indicator.
2020-01-29
Category: International, India,National,Diplomacy
Google mulls transcribing translations in real time on Android
San Francisco, Jan 29 (IANS) In a bid to make its translation tech even more powerful, Google is now mulling to bring live transcription feature to its Google Translate app for Android.
2020-01-29
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
North Eastern Council's 30% funds to focus on deprived areas
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the allocation of 30 per cent of North Eastern Council's (NEC) budget for new projects under the existing "Schemes of North Eastern Council" for development of deprived areas and neglected sections of society along with emerging priority sectors in the region.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
ED questions PFI, RFI members over anti-CAA protest funding
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) Two members of the Popular Front of India (PFI) and Rehab Foundation India (RFI) were questioned by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Wednesday over the alleged funding of Rs 120 crore for the protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and the National Register of Citizens (NRC) in several parts of the country. The ED has also sent multiple teams to Uttar Pradesh to identify the people who deposited cash into the bank accounts of the PFI and the RFI.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Delhi,National
Coronavirus: Govt tells people to avoid visiting China
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) In a fresh travel advisory in the backdrop of outbreak of Novel coronavirus in Wuhan province of China, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has asked people to refrain from travelling to China.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Coronavirus: IndiGo suspends some flights to China, HK
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) Airline major IndiGo on Wednesday said that it will suspend two of its flight services to China, including Hong Kong, from February 1 owing to the outbreak of coronavirus.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Kovind, Modi, others tweet condolences on Nashik accident deaths
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other prominent leaders on Wednesday tweeted their condolences over the death of 25 persons in a road accident in Maharashtra.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Delhi,National
IIT-Bombay bans 'anti-national' activities on Powai campus
Mumbai, Jan 29 (IANS) The Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay (IIT-Bombay) has banned what it terms "anti-national activities" and all types of activism on its Powai Campus here, and also sought good manners from its students.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Education,Politics
FinMin asks govt depts not to rush last minute spending
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) In a bid to contain the fiscal deficit in the face of a likely huge revenue receipt shortfall, Finance Ministry has asked other ministries and departments not to rush expenditure in the last quarter (Jan-March) of the current financial year which it says will be treated as breach of financial propriety while limiting to those expense for which payments have been made earlier.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
India women's hockey team lose to NZ 0-1
Auckland, Jan 29 (IANS) Indian women's hockey team were beaten 0-1 by New Zealand in the third match of the ongoing tour here on Wednesday.
2020-01-29
Category: International, New Zealand,Sports,Hockey
Coronavirus: Precautions you need to take while travelling
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) With the novel coronavirus leading to over 100 fatalities in China, people need to be extra cautious while making their travel plans, be it an international conference abroad or a vacation.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Cabinet approves amendments in Homeopathy Bill
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the changes proposed in the National Commission for Homeopathy Bill, 2019, for amending the Homeopathy Central Council (HCC) Act, 1973.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine,Politics
Snoop Dogg shares mom's comforting text after Kobe Bryant's death
Los Angeles, Jan 29 (IANS) Rapper Snoop Dogg is banking on a text message his mother sent him, to tide over the grief of basketball legend Kobe Bryant's demise.
2020-01-29
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Kerala guv speaks on CAA in Assembly, but airs reservations (Roundup)
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 29 (IANS) The proceedings of the Kerala Assembly on Wednesday were marred by unsavoury incidents, wherein opposition members raised slogans against Governor Arif Mohammed Khan who later in his speech aired the state government's views on the CAA but not without first registering his reservations.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Kunal Kamra takes sarcastic jibes on Twitter after airline ban
Mumbai, Jan 29 (IANS) After being banned temporarily by several airlines, stand-up comedian Kunal Kamra is taking sarcastic jibes at the situation on social media.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Media,Bollywood
Thailand name squad for their maiden Women's T20 World Cup
Dubai, Jan 29 (IANS) Sornnarin Tippoch will lead an experienced 15-member Thailand squad in their first appearance at the ICC Women's T20 World Cup in Australia next month.
2020-01-29
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
India urges Israel, Palestine to engage on Trump peace plan
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) India on Wednesday urged Israel and Palestine to engage with each other over US President Donald Trump's two-state proposal to resolve the decades-old conflict.
2020-01-29
Category: International, India,National,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Omar's grey beard fails to invoke sympathy in Kashmir
Srinagar, Jan 29 (IANS) Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah's latest grey beard sporting picture might have caused a flutter on social media, but instead of invoking any sympathy, the picture has generated only pity among the Kashmiri people.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Politics over novel coronavirus
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) The Communist Party of India (Marxist) on Wednesday attacked the central government over an advisory published regarding the novel coronavirus.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Delhi,National
Railways to electrify entire network by 2024: Chairman
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) In a bid to provide more services to the passengers and its emphasis on zero emission, the Indian Railways will complete the work of doubling and tripling of the 17,000 km of tracks and also complete the electrification of its entire network by 2024, an official said on Wednesday.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Delhi,National
IIT-Bombay bans 'anti-national' activities on Powai campus
Mumbai, Jan 29 (IANS) The Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay (IIT-Bombay) has banned what it terms "anti-national activites" and all types of activism on its Powai Campus and also sought "good manners" from its students.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Education,Politics
When Taapsee Pannu twisted molester's finger
Mumbai, Jan 29 (IANS) Actress Taapsee Pannu has recounted an incident when a man tried to touch her from behind.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Khelo India University Games great way to unearth talent: Dutee
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) India's fastest woman Dutee Chand believes that the Khelo India University Games will help India to unearth talent for the future. The first edition of the competition will be held in Bhubaneswar from February 22 to March 1.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Nation greets people on Basant Panchami
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) On the occasion of Basant Panchami, leaders and prominent personalities across India greeted people and asked Goddess Saraswati for her blessings.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Delhi,National
Is Saina Nehwal BJP's trump card for Telangana, Andhra?
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) Badminton star Saina Nehwal took the political plunge here on Wednesday as she joined the ruling BJP, sparking off speculation over the role she may play in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana for the BJP in the coming months.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Ackerman appointed Afghanistan batting coach
Dubai, Jan 29 (IANS) Former South Africa cricketer turned commentator Hylton Deon Ackerman was on Wednesday appointed Afghanistan's batting coach.
2020-01-29
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
3 Indian participants to head to US for WWE Performance Center
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) Gurvinder Singh, Sukhwinder Grewal and Laxmi Kant Rajpoot are the first of the shortlisted participants to head to the US for the WWE Performance Center, it was announced on Wednesday.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
China coronavirus toll reaches 132, nearly 6,000 infected (2nd Ld)
Beijing, Jan 29 (IANS) The death toll in China due to the novel coronavirus increased to 132 on Wednesday, with 5,974 confirmed cases, as foreign governments started to evacuate their citizens from Wuhan city, the epicentre of the outbreak.
2020-01-29
Category: International, China,Politics
Skipper Kohli adds another feather to cap, goes past Dhoni
Hamilton, Jan 29 (IANS) Run-machine Virat Kohli added another feather to his cap on Wednesday when he surpassed former skipper M.S. Dhoni to score most runs in T20Is as India captain.
2020-01-29
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
TN to monitor passengers from China for 28 days
Chennai, Jan 29 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu government will monitor the health condition of those returning from China for 28 days to see whether they are affected by Coronavirus, said a senior official in Directorate of Public Health and Preventive Medicine.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine
Bryant was a huge inspiration for us: NBA Academy India players
Noida, Jan 29 (IANS) On Sunday, the sporting fraternity faced one of their biggest losses when NBA legend and one of the most decorated athletes in the sport, Kobe Bryant died in a helicopter crash in California.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,Sports,Other Sports
Cabinet nod for extension of productivity-linked reward scheme
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved extension of Productivity-Linked Reward Scheme for the employees or workers of the major Port Trust and Dock Labour Board for the period beyond 2017-18.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Centre sanctions medical college for Punjab
Chandigarh, Jan 29 (IANS) Responding to Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh's request, the Centre has given approval for setting up a new Government Medical College at Hoshiarpur, besides upgrading the existing local Civil Hospital.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Punjab,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Traditional Indian medicine for coronavirus: AYUSH ministry
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) In the backdrop of outbreak of novel coronavirus in Wuhan city of China, Indian health authorities are also on high alert in order to fight the dreaded virus given the passenger traffic between China and India.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Delhi,National
Horrified to hear cyber harassment stories, says Hina Khan
Mumbai, Jan 29 (IANS) Actress Hina Khan, who is gearing up for the release of a horror drama "Hacked", urges people to be courageous enough to fight their stalkers in real life.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Rs 19,900 Apple HomePod arriving in India in March
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) Apple smart speaker HomePod for Rs 19,900 -- cheaper than the $299 price in the US -- will be available in India for purchase in a month's time.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Undertrial found dead in Tripura jail, officials dub it suicide
Agartala, Jan 29 (IANS) An undertrial in a NDPS case was found dead in a Tripura jail, following which a probe has been ordered, police said on Wednesday.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Tripura,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
ED zeroes in on bank accounts linked to PFI in UP
Lucknow, Jan 29 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has started zeroing in on about 75 bank accounts that have been allegedly used to fund the Popular Front of India (PRI) in Uttar Pradesh, especially during the recent anti-CAA protests.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Cabinet nod for MTP (Amendment) Bill
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the Medical Termination of Pregnancy (Amendment) Bill, 2020 to amend the Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act, 1971.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Lisa Mishra, Akhil collaborate on new song 'Rondi Akhiyan'
Mumbai, Jan 29 (IANS) "Humsafar" fame singer Akhil Sachdeva has come up with a new song "Rondi Akhiyan", which also features the voice of singer Lisa Mishra. The melodious track is from season 3 of ALTBalajis show "Dil Hi Toh Hai"
2020-01-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
BJP MPs, MLAs to focus on pro-CAA campaigns in UP
Lucknow, Jan 29 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party has launched the second phase of campaign in support of Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) -- this time with MPs and MLAs taking a lead in their respective constituencies.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Syrian army recaptures key rebel-held city
Damascus, Jan 29 (IANS) The Syrian army declared on Wednesday that it has recaptured a key rebel-held city in Idlib province.
2020-01-29
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics
Four Pak students infected with coronavirus in Wuhan (Ld)
New Delhi/Islamabad, Jan 29 (IANS) Four Pakistani students studying in the Chinese city of Wuhan have been tested positive to the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) which has killed 132 people and infected over 6,000 people in China.
2020-01-29
Category: International, India,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Woman who threw acid held in UP's Unnao
Unnao, Jan 29 (IANS) The woman, who threw acid on her alleged jilted lover in Unnao on Tuesday, has been arrested. The woman has been identified as Taiba Ahmad, 20.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
47% land for bullet train project acquired: Chairman
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) The Indian Railways will acquire rest of the 53 per cent of land required for the Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ambitious Ahmedabad-Mumbai High Speed Train project, which is also called Bullet train project, in next six months, an official said on Wednesday.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Delhi,National
EC orders removal of Thakur, Verma as BJP campaigners
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) The Election Commission on Wednesday ordered the removal of BJP minister Anurag Thakur and BJP MP Parvesh Verma from the list of campaigners of the Bharatiya Janata Party for the Delhi Assembly polls with immediate effect.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Delhi,National
3rd T20I: Kiwi bowlers tighten screws as India finish on 179/5
Hamilton, Jan 29 (IANS) New Zealand paceman Hamish Bennett took three wickets to put Rohit Sharma's half century in a shade as the hosts restricted India to 179/5 in 20 overs in the third T20I at Seddan Park on Wednesday.
2020-01-29
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Rajinikanth was not injured during shoot: Bear Grylls (2nd Lead)
Bengaluru, Jan 29 (IANS) Tamil Superstar Rajinikanth was not injured during the shooting of Discovery channel's new series 'Into The Wild with Bear Grylls', said the show host in a social media post on Wednesday.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Karnataka,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Early-life screen time reduces physical activity in later childhood
Singapore, Jan 29 (IANS) Researchers have found that children who spend more time looking at tablets or television screens as infants are likely to be less physically active as they enter school age.
2020-01-29
Category: International, Singapore,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Double-digit growth for iPhones in India: Tim Cook
Cupertino/New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) Buoyed by iPhone 11 sales primarily due to lower launch price and price drop on previous generation models, Apple registered double-digit growth in India for iPhones in the holiday quarter (October-December period), the company's CEO Tim Cook has announced.
2020-01-29
Category: International, Mexico,Technology
Some Muslims creating CAA fear in their community: Bhagwat
Gorakhpur, Jan 29 (IANS) RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat has said that some Muslims were trying to instil fear about the Citizenship (Amendment) Act in their community, adding that there was no need to be afraid of the law.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Pompeo flies to UK for talks amid US Huawei concern
London, Jan 29 (IANS) US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has left for Britain for talks amid American concern over UK's decision to allow Chinese tech giant Huawei to have a role in the country's 5G network, it was reported on Wednesday.
2020-01-29
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
ED questions PFI, RFI members over anti-CAA protest funding
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) Two members of the Popular Front of India (PFI) and Rehab Foundation India (RFI) were questioned by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Wednesday over the alleged funding of Rs 120 crore for the protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and the National Register of Citizens (NRC) in several parts of the country.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Delhi,National
Historic Brexit vote in European Parliament on Wednesday
Brussels, Jan 29 (IANS) The European Parliament is set to approve the terms of the UK's departure from the European Union (EU) in a historic vote on Wednesday.
2020-01-29
Category: International, Belgium,Politics
Accenture picks Google Cloud for life sciences platform
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) Accenture has inked a multi-year agreement with Google Cloud to help life sciences companies advance the discovery, development and delivery of innovative therapies, the two companies announced on Wednesday.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
13 Afghan soldiers killed in Taliban attack
Kabul, Jan 29 (IANS) At least 13 soldiers were killed in an overnight Taliban attack in Afghanistan's Kunduz province, officials said on Wednesday.
2020-01-29
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Google grants $1mn for promoting news literacy in India
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) Google on Wednesday announced a $1 million grant for global non-proft organization Internews that will launch a new initiative to promote news literacy among the Indian public.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Neena Gupta requests Google to 'reduce' her age
Mumbai, Jan 29 (IANS) Veteran actress Neena Gupta flaunted her new hairstyle and then requested Google to "reduce" her age online.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Mumbai prepares for Jagannath Rath Yatra
Mumbai, Jan 29 (IANS) The stage is set for the grand celebrations of the annual Lord Jagannath Rath Yatra (Chariot procession) in Mumbai's Shivaji Park on January 30, the organisers said here on Wednesday.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Religion
'Common man' out, Kejriwal now Delhi's 'elder son'
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) Arvind Kejriwal was a "common man" when he stepped out to campaign for his first Assembly election in 2013. A full term, and then some later, the IITian is back but as the "elder son" of the national capital.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Delhi,National
British Airways suspends flight bookings to China
London, Jan 29 (IANS) British Airways announced on Wednesday that it has suspended bookings on its website for direct flights from London to Beijing and Shanghai until March, after warnings over travel to China due to the novel coronavirus outbreak.
2020-01-29
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
'Doordarshan' trailer brings back '90s era in a funny way
Mumbai, Jan 29 (IANS) The trailer of "Doordarshan", starring Mahie Gill, Dolly Ahluwalia, Rajesh Sharma and Manu Rishi Chadha, is out now. It takes the audience back to the '90s in a hilarious way.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Will seek unambiguous approach to terrorism: Foreign Secretary Shringla
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) The new Foreign Secretary, Harsh Vardhan Shringla on Wednesday, after assuming charge, said that his priorities will include seeking an unambiguous approach to terrorism and the threat it poses to free societies.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Politics
Rajinikanth appeals to conserve water on war footing
Bengaluru, Jan 29 (IANS) Tamil Superstar Rajinikanth has appealed for water conservation on a war footing as he marks his TV debut after 43 years of cinema via Discovery channel's 'Into The Wild with Bear Grylls' programme on Wednesday.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Karnataka,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Facebook VP of engineering Jay Parikh to leave company
San Francisco, Jan 29 (IANS) Facebook's Vice President of Engineering Jay Parikh has announced that he is leaving the company, joining a number of executives who have departed the social networking giant over the past few years.
2020-01-29
Category: International, Costa Rica,Business/Economy
Want to contribute to India: Saina after joining BJP
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) Badminton star Saina Nehwal took the political plunge on Wednesday by joining the ruling BJP.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
N.Korea among most underreported humanitarian crises
Seoul, Jan 29 (IANS) Food shortages, natural disasters and other humanitarian issues in North Korea were not adequately known to the outside world, making the country the world's sixth-most underreported humanitarian crisis last year, an international relief group has said.
2020-01-29
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
Why women should avoid drinking during pregnancy
London, Jan 29 (IANS) Drinking alcohol during pregnancy can lead to low birth weight and poor cognitive function, according to a new research.
2020-01-29
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Sharjeel Imam on transit remand to Delhi from Patna
Patna, Jan 29 (IANS) JNU student Sharjeel Imam, who was booked for giving inflammatory speeches and is being brought to Delhi from Patna on a transit remand on Wednesday, spent the Tuesday night in a police lock-up here.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Bihar,National
Winter to stay for some more time, predicts Met office
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) Winters this time seem to be in no mood to leave Delhi-NCR region as fresh rainfall has extended the cold spell, adding to the woes.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Rijiju congratulates Neeraj on sealing Olympic berth
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju on Wednesday congratulated country's ace javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra as he qualified for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics with a throw of 87.86m at the Athletics Central North East meeting in South Africa.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Jagan's cousin moves HC for CBI probe into father's murder
Amaravati, Jan 29 (IANS) In an embarrassment to Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy, his cousin has approached the High Court to seek a CBI probe into the "killing" of her father Y.S. Vivekananda Reddy in March 2019.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
No dearth of money, but lack of intent in govts: Kejriwal
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday said his experience of five years in government says that country has been deliberately kept illiterate and poor in the last 70 years and there was no dearth of money, but lack of right intention in the governments.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Delhi,National
'4 Pak students in Wuhan confirmed to have coronavirus'
Islamabad, Jan 29 (IANS) Four Pakistani students studying in the Chinese city of Wuhan have tested positive for the novel coronavirus, a government official said here on Wednesday.
2020-01-29
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Simona Halep enters Australian Open semis
Melbourne, Jan 29 (IANS) Romania's Simona Halep defeated Estonia's Anett Kontaveit 6-1, 6-1 and reached the Australian Open semifinals here on Wednesday.
2020-01-29
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
'Where's Jan Lokpal? Only arrogance': Nadda to Kejriwal
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) After attacking the Shaheen Bagh anti-CAA protests and questioning the success of Delhi's education system, the BJP has trained its guns on the very issue that brought Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal into the political arena - the Jan Lokpal.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Delhi,National
HK protesters declare 'dawn of anti-epidemic' strikes
Hong Kong, Jan 29 (IANS) Hong Kong protesters on Wednesday declared a new wave of strikes against the city's government refusal to close the border with China as a measure to combat the spread of the deadly novel coronavirus outbreak.
2020-01-29
Category: International, Hong Kong,Politics
'Didn't want the kind of fame 'Titanic' brought DiCaprio'
Los Angeles, Jan 29 (IANS) Actress Claire Danes has "zero" regrets about turning down "Titanic", saying that she had no interest in the level of fame the film brought Hollywood star Leonardo DiCaprio.
2020-01-29
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Rahul's stoic silence on CAA, NRC at Jaipur rally
Jaipur, Jan 29 (IANS) The silence of Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on raging national issues including CAA, NRC and NPR while addressing the much-hyped 'Yuva Aakrosh' rally in Jaipur on Tuesday has left one and all surprised.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Rajasthan,National
Kejriwal invites BJP's outside campaigner for sightseeing
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) While the war of words between the political parties has intensified as the battle for February 8 election approaches, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has now invited BJP's star campaigners from outside for sightseeing.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Delhi,National
Great Indian Run in Dubai to support kids
Dubai, Jan 29 (IANS) A mini marathon named the Great Indian Run 2020 will be held in Dubai on Friday, the organisers announced.
2020-01-29
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Diaspora,Human Interest/Society
Justin Bieber feared he would cheat on Hailey Baldwin
Los Angeles, Jan 29 (IANS) Singer Justin Bieber questioned whether or not he would be able to commit and stay faithful to his wife Hailey Baldwin before he proposed to her.
2020-01-29
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Will Smith almost 'beat up' Jada's co-star over kissing scene
Los Angeles, Jan 29 (IANS) Hollywood star Will Smith almost had a fist fight with his actress-wife Jada Pinkett Smith's co-star Tommy Davidson.
2020-01-29
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Eating disorders linked to exercise addiction
London, Jan 29 (IANS) Exercise addiction is nearly four times more common among people with an eating disorder, researchers have found.
2020-01-29
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
3rd T20I: India asked to bat by NZ (Toss)
Hamilton, Jan 29 (IANS) New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson won the toss and asked India to bat first in the third T20I of the five-match rubber here on Wednesday.
2020-01-29
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Maharashtra accident toll climbs to 25: Officials
Nashik (Maharashtra), Jan 29 (IANS) The death toll in the accident involving a state government bus and an autorickshaw near Malegaon had risen to 25, officials said here on Wednesday.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
UAE confirms first coronavirus case
Abu Dhabi, Jan 29 (IANS) Authorities in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Wednesday confirmed the first case of the deadly novel coronavirus in the country, which has so far killed 132 people in China, where the outbreak originated.
2020-01-29
Category: International, Togo,Politics
NIA DG reviews disgraced DSP's case in Jammu
Srinagar, Jan 29 (IANS) The National Investigation Agency (NIA) Director General Yogesh Chander Modi on Wednesday reviewed the ongoing investigation into disgraced Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Davinder Singh's case at Jammu.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics,Terrorism
No SL resources will be sold to foreigners: Mahinda
Colombo, Jan 29 (IANS) Sri Lanka Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa has said that as a policy, the government will not sell any national resources to foreigners, a media report said.
2020-01-29
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Theatre is a great leveller: Denzil Smith
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANSlife) Indian film and stage actor Denzil Smith feels theatre is a great leveller, and helps him to grow as an actor and keep his craft in order.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Of good food and better ambience
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANSlife) Named after one of the most famous characters of Shakespeare, the newly-launched property Ophelia located in the premises of Ashoka Hotel, New Delhi stays true to its name.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Best kept secrets for healthy skin
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANSlife) Healthy and radiant skin is not something you can achieve in a week or even a month! A mix of healthy habits, and daily routines can contribute to better, healthier skin in the long run. Follow these steps to begin your journey to healthier skin today.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Rajinikanth debuts on TV after 43 years of cinema
Bengaluru, Jan 29 (IANS) Tamil Superstar Rajinikanth made television acting debut on Discovery channel's new format series called 'Into the wild' with Bear Grylls, which will also raise awareness about water conservation. This is Rajinikanth's first TV venture after 43 years in cinema, the channel said in a statement on Wednesday.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Karnataka,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
'Bear Act' counters monkey menace in UP village
Shahjahanpur (Uttar Pradesh), Jan 29 (IANS) Using bears to shoo away monkeys may seem to be an odd idea but residents of Sikandarpur village in the district, apparently, had no choice.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
Now, ayurvedic care for your pets
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANSlife) The pet grooming industry is booming, and as the world is reawakening to Ayurveda's benefits, a new petcare line is bringing age-old wisdom to pet products.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Evolution of the tourism industry - a look back at the decade
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANSlife) The travel industry has evolved exponentially over the last decade. Megatrends across the globe have affected the industry; from digital advancements to the rise of Airbnb as an accommodation platform, overtourism, and the growth of social media influencers. These factors and more have shaped the way the travel industry looks today and the predicted direction it will go in the future.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Coronavirus: India among top 30 high risk countries
London, Jan 29 (IANS) Researchers have identified cities and provinces within China, and cities and countries worldwide, which are at high risk from the spread of the 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV). The most 'at risk' countries or regions worldwide are Thailand (1), Japan (2) and Hong Kong (3). The US is placed 6th on the list, Australia 10th, the UK 17th and India 23rd, the study said.
2020-01-29
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
1 out of 2 children in India do not have healthy BMI: Survey
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANSlife) One out of two children in India do not have a healthy Body Mass Index (BMI), reveals a study.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Miley Cyrus, Liam Hemsworth divorce finalised
Los Angeles, Jan 29 (IANS) Singer Miley Cyrus and actor Liam Hemsworth are officially single again after reportedly finalising their divorce.
2020-01-29
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Nirbhaya case: Executioner to reach Tihar on Thursday
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) Pawan Jallad, the executioner chosen by the Tihar Jail administration to hang the four Nirbhaya gang-rape convicts, will reach Tihar Jail on Thursday. However, if there are no further hurdles in the legal process, then all the four convicts would hang to death on February 1.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Bengal CM hits century -- as author
Kolkata, Jan 29 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has scored a century -- as an author.
2020-01-29
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Impeachment trial: Trump's legal team wraps up opening arguments
Washington, Jan 29 (IANS) US President Donald Trump's legal team has wrapped up their three days of opening arguments in the impeachment trial, saying the head of state should be swiftly acquitted on charges of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress.
2020-01-29
Category: International, United States,Politics
Pitbull attacks boy in Punjab, shocking images on CCTV
Chandigarh, Jan 29 (IANS) In a terrifying incident in Jalandhar, a pet pitbull viciously attacked a 15-year-old boy and grabbed his leg. The struggle between the canine and the boy lasted for over 15 minutes despite passersby desperately tried to prise its jaws open.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Priyanka Chopra Jonas in talks to join Keanu Reeves in 'Matrix 4'
Los Angeles, Jan 29 (IANS) Indian actress Priyanka Chopra Jonas is "in final talks" for a role opposite Hollywood actor Keanu Reeves in the fourth "The Matrix" movie.
2020-01-29
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Hollywood
Chant mantra to contain coronavirus: Dalai Lama to Chinese
Dharamsala, Jan 29 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama has advised the Chinese to chant a mantra to contain the spread of coronavirus, his office said on Wednesday.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National
Peru's Keiko Fujimori returns to prison over flight risk
Lima, Jan 29 (IANS) Keiko Fujimori, the leader of Perus opposition Popular Force party, will return to pre-trial detention for 15 months after a court found that she posed a flight risk.
2020-01-29
Category: International, Sweden,Politics
Coronavirus toll in China reaches 132, 5,974 infected (Ld)
Beijing, Jan 29 (IANS) Chinese health authorities on Wednesday said the death toll due to the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) outbreak in the country has increased to 132, with 5,974 confirmed cases in 31 provincial-level regions.
2020-01-29
Category: International, China,Politics
Nirbhaya case: SC dismisses mercy rejection plea of Mukesh
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) With three days remaining in the scheduled execution of death penalties in the 2012 Delhi gangrape-murder case, the Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed convict Mukesh Singh's plea seeking judicial review of the rejection of his mercy petition by the President.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
NICU babies at greater risk of mental health problems
Toronto, Jan 29 (IANS) Parents, please take note. Researchers have found that children who spend time in a neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) have a higher risk of mental health issues later, regardless of their birth weight,
2020-01-29
Category: International, Canada,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Lea Tahuhu added to NZ squad for Women's T20 World Cup
Dubai, Jan 29 (IANS) New Zealand pacer Lea Tahuhu, who recently had her first child, has returned to the national team's squad for the T20Is against South Africa and the ICC Women's T20 World Cup 2020, slated to be held in Australia.
2020-01-29
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Trump announces Mideast peace plan backing Israel (2nd Ld)
New York, Jan 29 (IANS) US President Donald Trump has unveiled his Middle East peace plan that backs Israel's continued control of territories and East Jerusalem that are in dispute with Palestinians and scales back hopes of a full-fledged nation for them.
2020-01-29
Category: International, United States,Politics
More snow falls over Shimla, Manali, Dalhousie
Shimla, Jan 29 (IANS) More snow fell over Shimla, Manali and Dalhousie in Himachal Pradesh on Wednesday, making the tourist towns more picturesque, but traffic was hampered in many parts of the state as a thick blanket of snow piled on the roads.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
Bengal celebrates Saraswati Puja
Kolkata, Jan 29 (IANS) Goddess Saraswati, considered the Hindu deity of music, culture and learning, was worshiped across West Bengal with traditional gaiety and religious fervour on Wednesday.
2020-01-29
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Religion
Kerala guv reads out para on CAA, but says he is against it (2nd Lead)
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 29 (IANS) In a departure from Kerala Assembly conventions and precedence, Kerala Governor Arif Mohammed Khan on Wednesday before reading out the controversial CAA mentioned in his address to the Kerala Assembly said that even though he disagrees with his government's view, he will still read it.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Apple shuts one retail store in China, limits travel: Cook
San Francisco, Jan 29 (IANS) As the deadly novel coronavirus that originated in China was spreading panic worldwide, Apple CEO Tim Cook said that the company has closed one of its retail stores in the Asian giant and has restricted employees' business travel to the country.
2020-01-29
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Modi, Sitharaman have no idea what to do next: Rahul
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) Just three day ahead of the Union Budget, former Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday took a dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on the country's state of economy, saying they have no idea what to do next.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
'Wuhan seafood market may not be only source of coronavirus'
Beijing, Jan 29 (IANS) The seafood market in the Chinese city of Wuhan may not be the only source of the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) outbreak, according to an expert.
2020-01-29
Category: International, China,Politics
'Off-Facebook Activity' to let users protect browsing history
San Francisco, Jan 29 (IANS) To give over two billion users more control over their privacy, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has announced several new features, including an 'Off-Facebook Activity' tool that will let users disconnect their identities from browsing history so Facebook won't be able to see which websites they visit.
2020-01-29
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Amazon-owned Ring app sending users' data to 3rd parties
San Francisco, Jan 29 (IANS) The US-based digital rights group the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EEF) has found that Amazon-owned Ring doorbell app is "packed" with third-party tracking, sending out plethora of customers' personally identifiable information.
2020-01-29
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Cong MLAs forcefully evicted as Kerala Guv begins address
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 29 (IANS) Congress members who blocked Kerala Governor Arif Mohammad Khan as he arrived in the Assembly for the budget session, was forcefully removed by the watch and ward staff, making way for him to read out his address to the assembly.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
63 sheep found dead in mysterious circumstances
Badaun (Uttar Pradesh), Jan 29 (IANS) Much to the shock of villagers, 63 sheep were found dead in Badaun's Malpur Tatera village.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society
Apple smart speaker HomePod in India for Rs 19,900
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) Apple smart speaker HomePod will be available in India for Rs 19,900, which is actually cheaper than the $299 price in the US.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Jewar airport violence: One held, manhunt for 50 others
Gautam Budh Nagar, Jan 29 (IANS) A day after Dayanatpur villagers allegedly hurled stones at government officials and policemen during a land acquisition drive for upcoming Jewar airport in Greater Noida, Police on Tuesday arrested one person in connection with the case and launched a hunt to nab 50 others booked for the incident.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
EU to assess Trump's Mideast peace plan: Top diplomat
Brussels, Jan 29 (IANS) The European Union (EU) will study and assess US President Donald Trump's Middle East peace plan, said a top diplomat.
2020-01-29
Category: International, Belgium,Politics
Aus capital faces most serious bushfire threat in 17 yrs
Canberra, Jan 29 (IANS) Australia's capital city of Canberra is facing its most significant bushfire threat since 2003, authorities said on Wednesday.
2020-01-29
Category: International, Australia,Politics
UP couple's noses chopped off over illicit affair
Ayodhya, Jan 29 (IANS) In a shocking incident, strongly reminiscent of the 'Surpanakha' episode from Ramayana, the villagers of Kand Pipra village in Ayodhya district, cut off the noses of a couple who were allegedly in an 'illicit' relationship.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Apple smart speaker HomePod in India for Rs 19,900
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) Apple smart speaker HomePod is now available in India for Rs 19,900 which is actually cheaper than the $299 price in the US.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
UP all set to host 11th edition of DefExpo
Lucknow, Jan 29 (IANS) The stage is all set for the 11th edition of the biennial mega defence exhibition, DefExpo 2020, slated be held in Lucknow from February 5-9.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Defence/Security
Anti-CAA protests begin in Deoband
Saharanpur (Uttar Pradesh), Jan 29 (IANS) Protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act have begun in Deoband town that is home to a world-renowned Islamic seminary in Uttar Pradesh's Saharanpur district.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
UP teacher suspended for remarks against Shabana Azmi
Lucknow, Jan 29 (IANS) A government teacher in Greater Noida was suspended on Tuesday for allegedly making an objectionable remark on the social media against actor Shabana Azmi after she met with a car accident recently.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Markets open on a positive note on Wednesday
Mumbai, Jan 29 (IANS) The 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex) on Wednesday opened on a positive note.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Why Shaheen Bagh protesters not dying from cold: Ghosh
Kolkata, Jan 29 (IANS) Known for his penchant to kick up controversies, BJP West Bengal chief Dilip Ghosh has wondered why none of those protesting against the CAA and NRC under the open sky in the bone chilling cold at Delhi's Shaheen Bagh have fallen sick or died.
2020-01-29
Category: India, West Bengal,National
Cong-led opposition blocks Kerala Guv inside assembly
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 29 (IANS) The Congress-led opposition on Wednesday blocked Kerala Governor Arif Mohammad Khan as he arrived in the Assembly for the budget session. Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan was also accompanying the Governor.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
All 9 bodies recovered from Kobe Bryant's helicopter crash
Los Angeles, Jan 29 (IANS) Investigators have recovered all of the nine bodies from the site of the helicopter crash which killed retired NBA star Kobe Bryant and his teenage daughter, authorities said.
2020-01-29
Category: International, United States,Sports,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Trouble simmers in AMU as 700 booked, women join in protest
Aligarh (Uttar Pradesh), Jan 29 (IANS) The Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) continues to simmer with discontent after nearly 70 students, on Tuesday evening, gathered at the university canteen, demanding the release of anti-CAA activist and JNU student Sharjeel Imam, who was arrested on charges of sedition, from Bihar's Jehanabad district.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Striker Barbosa signs 5-yr deal with Flamengo
Rio de Janeiro, Jan 29 (IANS) Flamengo have secured striker Gabriel Barbosa from Inter Milan on a permanent deal, the reigning Brazilian and South American champions has said.
2020-01-29
Category: International, Brazil,Sports,Football
AC Milan knock out Torino 4-2 to reach Coppa Italia semis
Rome, Jan 29 (IANS) AC Milan has knocked out Torino FC 4-2 at Giuseppe Meazza Stadium, commonly known as San Siro, in the third Coppa Italia quarterfinal in Milan.
2020-01-29
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Football
Coronavirus toll in China reaches 132
Beijing, Jan 29 (IANS) Chinese health authorities on Wednesday said the death toll due to the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) outbreak in the country has increased to 132, with 5,974 confirmed cases in 31 provincial-level regions.
2020-01-29
Category: International, China,Politics
WHO to send int'l experts to China over coronavirus outbreak
Geneva, Jan 29 (IANS) The World Health Organization (WHO) announced that it will send a team of international experts to China as soon as possible to assess the novel coronavirus outbreak situation and guide the global counter-epidemic efforts.
2020-01-29
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Politics
Boschilia leaves Monaco for Brazil's Internacional
Rio de Janerio, Jan 29 (IANS) Former Brazil U-20 Gabriel Boschilia has joined the Internacional from Monaco on a three-year contract, the Brazilian Serie A club has said.
2020-01-29
Category: International, Brazil,Sports,Football
Coronavirus: Goa's 1st suspect had travelled to China
Panaji, Jan 29 (IANS) Goa's first coronavirus suspect, a middle-aged Serbian national, who was on Tuesday quarantined at the newly created isolation ward of a top government facility, had arrived in India after visiting a Chinese city, nearly 750 km from Wuhan, the epicentre of the virus, an official said.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Goa,National,Health/Medicine
Why disparage nationalism? (Column: Spy's Eye)
The anti-CAA agitation, strengthened by the political opposition to the proposed NRC project, is built around the narrative that the Modi regime intended to widen its Hindu support base and disenfranchise many Muslims in the name of illegal migration just because the minority community was perceived to be anti-BJP in its outlook. The forces behind the protests did try to involve university students in a bid to widen the stir on the ground of 'suppression' of the government and later raised the fear of 'demand for documents' to make it an agitation of the poor and the weak as well.
2020-01-29
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Opinion/Commentary
Apple logs double-digit growh for iPhones in India: Cook
Cupertino (California), Jan 29 (IANS) Buyoed by iPhone 11 sales, Apple registered double-digit growth in India for iPhones in the holiday quarter (October-December period), the company's CEO Tim Cook has announced.
2020-01-29
Category: International, Mexico,Technology
Expedite work on CPEC phase II projects: Imran
Islamabad, Jan 29 (IANS) After the successful completion of CPECs phase one, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has directed all concerned ministries to set goals for schemes and ensure inter-governmental coordination for the early conclusion of phase two of the multibillion-dollar project.
2020-01-29
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Neeraj Chopra qualifies for Tokyo 2020
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) After recovering from an elbow injury, ace India javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra has qualified for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics with a throw of 87.86m at the Athletics Central North East meeting in South Africa.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Kejriwal hits the right notes with people on power, water
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) Ahead of the February 8 Delhi Assembly elections, the Neta App 'Janata Barometer Survey' results come as a shot in the arm for Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Delhi,National
61% prefer sending kids to Delhi govt school: Survey
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) Such has been the improvement in the standard of education in Delhi government schools that as many as 61 per cent respondents said they would prefer sending their children to a government school over a private one, according to the Neta App Janata Barometer Survey conducted just before the February 8 Assembly elections.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Delhi,National
Delhi voters happy with Kejriwal's performance on key issues
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) Even as the BJP targets Delhi's ruling Aam Admi Party over issues like education, water and power in the run-up to February 8 Assembly polls, the results of the Neta App survey show that Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's flagship programmes have won the approval of a large section of citizens.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Delhi,National
Imran to visit Malaysia next week
Islamabad, Jan 29 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan is expected to travel to Malaysia next week as part of his governments 'damage control' efforts after Islamabad pulled out of the Kuala Lumpur summit in December 2019.
2020-01-29
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Pak to formulate action plan to combat coronavirus
Islamabad, Jan 29 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has ordered authorities to take necessary precautionary measures and formulate a comprehensive action to tackle the threat the deadly novel coronavirus that has killed over 100 people in China, the epicentre of the outbreak.
2020-01-29
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Apple posts record $91.8bn in sales for holiday quarter
Cupertino (California), Jan 29 (IANS) Fueled by strong demand for iPhone 11 series, wearables and services, Apple has posted an all-time record for quarterly revenue at $91.8 billion, an increase of 9 per cent from the year-ago quarter.
2020-01-29
Category: International, Mexico,Technology
'Pak has made significant progress to exit FATF grey list'
Islamabad, Jan 29 (IANS) Pakistan had made significant progress to exit the Financial Action Task Force's (FATF) grey list, State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) Governor Reza Baqir said, adding that the central bank had been making all-out efforts to curb money laundering and terror financing.
2020-01-29
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
M.J. Akbar's book throws up some intriguing questions on Jinnah, Partition
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) Was Muhammad Ali Jinnah a creation of the British to counter Mahatma Gandhi? Had the British reconciled themselves to the fact as far back as 1911 that they would, in the not too distant future, have to leave and hence shifted their capital from Calcutta to Delhi and constructed a variety of edifices to leave their permanent stamp on India?
2020-01-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books
Two bodies recovered from US military plane crash wreckage
Kabul, Jan 29 (IANS) US forces have recovered the remains of two people at the site of a military plane crash in eastern Afghanistan.
2020-01-29
Category: International, Israel,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Here's why Robert Pattinson feared losing out on Batman role
Los Angeles, Jan 29 (IANS) Actor Robert Pattinson was worried about losing out on playing Batman on the Hollywood screen before he got confirmed for the role.
2020-01-29
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Jenna Dewan opens up on having more babies
Los Angeles, Jan 29 (IANS) Actress Jenna Dewan , who is expecting her second child, opened up on whether she plans to have more kids in the future.
2020-01-29
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
NGOs received highest foreign donations under Modi govt
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) For all the talk about the Modi government ostracizing NGOs and tightening the rules for foreign funding and cancelling licenses of thousands of NGO, the highest ever inflow of foreign donations has come under its watch.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Politics
Jordanians hold sit-in against Trump's Mideast peace plan
Amman, Jan 29 (IANS) Dozens of Jordanians held a sit-in near the US embassy in Amman in protest of US President Donald Trump's Middle East peace plan to resolve the Palestinian-Israeli conflict.
2020-01-29
Category: International, Jordan,Politics
Trump defence cuts short arguments as Bolton allegations loom
New York, Jan 29 (IANS) Former National Security Adviser John Bolton's allegations about President Donald Trump freezing aid to Ukraine loomed large in the Senate impeachment trial when Trump's defence cut short its arguments using up only about half the time allotted for it.
2020-01-29
Category: International, United States,Politics
Nurses looked like 'hoors' after injection : Pak PM
Islamabad, Jan 29 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that nurses at the hospital, where he was admitted to after suffering a fall from the stage, looked like 'hoors' after a doctor gave him an injection that eased his pain.
2020-01-29
Category: International, Pakistan,International
Katrina Kaif, Sunil Grover support children's cinema for change
Mumbai, Jan 29 (IANS) Bollywood star Katrina Kaif was spotted at an event hosted by Picture Pathshala, an organisation that produces content made by children and supports children's cinema for change.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Stephen Amell excited about the next phase of his career
Los Angeles, Jan 29 (IANS) Actor Stephen Amell says his hit show "Arrow" will always be closeAto his heart as it gave him a voice for philanthropic endeavours, adding that he is excited about the next chapter of his career after the end of the television series.
2020-01-29
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Margot Robbie is extremely committed: Cathy Yan
Los Angeles, Jan 29 (IANS) Director Cathy Yan says actress-producer Margot Robbie is really smart, wonderful, and extremely committed.
2020-01-29
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Space tech vital for attaining Modi's goals: Jitendra Singh
Bengaluru, Jan 29 (IANS) Central Minister of State for the Department of Space and Atomic Energy Jitendra Singh has said the Indian Space Researh Organisation (ISRO) is an important cog in achieving Prime Minister Narendra Modi goals.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Penelope Cruz: Meryl Streep made me want to try something crazy
Los Angeles, Jan 29 (IANS) Actress Penelope Cruz says Meryl Streep and Billy Wilder inspired her to get into showbiz and try "something crazy".
2020-01-29
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Trump announces Mideast peace plan backing Israel
New York, Jan 29 (IANS) US President Donald Trump on Tuesday unveiled his Middle East peace plan that backs Israel's continued control of territories and East Jerusalem that are in dispute with Palestinians, who boycotted the announcement.
2020-01-29
Category: International, United States,Politics
High stakes political fight moves to Iowa in midst of impeachment trial
New York, Jan 29 (IANS) The high stakes nomination fight to choose a Democratic candidate who can topple US President Donald Trump hurtles into its first big stop in early-voting Iowa on February 3 at a time when polling averages for Trump versus his potential rivals are tied neck and neck for this November's presidential election.
2020-01-29
Category: International, United States,Politics
NGO's received highest foreign donations under Modi govt
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) For all the talk about the Modi government ostracizing NGOs and tightening the rules for foreign funding and cancelling licenses of thousands of NGO, the highest ever inflow of foreign donations has come under its watch.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Sri Lanka adopts prevention measures after first coronavirus case
Colombo, Jan 29 (IANS) Sri Lanka has reported its first confirmed coronavirus case, a Chinese woman in her 40s.
2020-01-29
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Health/Medicine,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Rahul's Jaipur rally a flop show, full of humour: BJP
Jaipur, Jan 29 (IANS) Terming Congress leader Rahul Gandhi's Yuva Aakrosh Rally, here on Tuesday, a flop show, Rajasthan Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Satish Poonia said it was full of humour.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Keep it up youngsters: Chahal trolls Kohli, Rahul
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) Yuzvendra Chahal is known for his self depreciating humour, particularly with regards to his batting skills, or lack of it. On Tuesday, the wrist spinner showed another example of that when he posted a collage of him holding the bat loosely in the position of the ramp shot along with those of K.L. Rahul and India captain Virat Kohli playing the same shot.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Bengal minister dubs medical students 'dogs'
Kolkata, Jan 29 (IANS) Peeved at medical students protesting against him, a West Bengal minister - himself a doctor - on Tuesday used a popular Hindi proverb to dub them "dogs", triggering howls of protest from the students.
2020-01-29
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Education,Politics
Indian Navy on humanitarian mission in Madagascar
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) The Indian Navy on Tuesday launched a humanitarian initiative after it came to know about a natural disaster in Madagascar.
2020-01-29
Category: India, Delhi,National
Two states, Israeli Jerusalem in Trump's peace plan
Washington, Jan 29 (IANS) US President Donald Trump on Tuesday presented his long-awaited Middle East peace plan, envisaging a two-state solution but keeping Jerusalem as Israel's undivided capital.
2020-01-29
Category: International, United States,Diplomacy
Gambhir debunks AAP's education claims
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Taking on the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), cricketer-turned-BJP-MP Gautam Gambhir on Tuesday in a tweet raised questions over its efforts for improving education in Delhi.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National
CAA harmful for the nation, says BJP's Madhya Pradesh MLA
Bhopal, Jan 28 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh BJP legislator Narayan Tripathi has again fallen out of step with his party, to oppose the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), which "has vitiated the social atmosphere and led to a civil war-like situation in the country".
2020-01-28
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National
Eagle sweeps down to hunt a mountain goat, internet in awe
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) A video is doing the rounds on social media in which an uses its skills to catch a mountain goat.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National
Rajinikanth not injured during 'Man vs Wild' shooting
Bengaluru, Jan 28 (IANS) Tamil superstar Rajinikanth suffered no injuries during the shoot of Discovery Channel's popular programme 'Man vs Wild' in Bandipur Tiger Reserve, an official said on Tuesday.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Cinema/Showbiz,Environment/Wildlife
Libyan ceasefire breaches, oil field shutdown worry Italy
Rome, Jan 28 (IANS/AKI) The crumbling truce between Libya's warring factions worries Italy "deeply" and the ongoing oil blockade by eastern forces is "unacceptable", Italy's Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio said on Tuesday, according to diplomatic sources.
2020-01-28
Category: International, Italy,Diplomacy,Defence/Security
Four persons under observation for Coronavirus in Bengaluru
Bengaluru, Jan 28 (IANS) The Karnataka Family Health and Welfare Department has put four persons under observation for the Coronavirus infection, an official said on Tuesday.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
WFP, Islamic Development Bank team up for food security
Rome, Jan 28 (IANS/AKI) The United Nations World Food Programme and the Islamic Development Bank will collaborate on food security, nutrition and novel ways of development financing under a new accord, the WFP said on Tuesday.
2020-01-28
Category: International, Italy,Diplomacy
Mamata takes up paint brush to protest against CAA-NRC-NPR
Kolkata, Jan 28 (IANS) Using art as a medium of protest against CAA, NPR and NRC, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday took up the paint brush at a Trinamool Congress demonstration where a number of painters close to her had assembled.
2020-01-28
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Tripura HC cancels transfer of medical college teachers
Agartala, Jan 28 (IANS) Tripura High Court has cancelled the transfer orders of eight medical college teachers (doctors) and asked the state government to bring them back in their original place of posting by February, a lawyer said on Tuesday.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Tripura,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
18 killed as bus, auto collide; plunge into Maharashtra well
Nashik (Maharashtra), Jan 28 (IANS) At least 18 passengers were killed and another 30 rescued when a Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation bus and autorickshaw collided and fell into a well near Malegaon here on Tuesday, officials said.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
IndiGo, Air India bar stand-up comic Kamra for six months
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Passenger carrier IndiGo on Tuesday said that it has barred stand-up comedian Kunal Kamra for six months for portraying "unacceptable behaviour" onboard one of its flights.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Will try to work out an arrangement with Bengal govt: Abhijit Banerjee
Kolkata, Jan 28 (IANS) Nobel laureate Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee on Tuesday called on West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee at the state secretariat Nabanna and later said that the state government has a number of "interesting" schemes which he would study before taking up her offer to work together.
2020-01-28
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Railways to adopt airlines' idea of banning unruly passengers (IANS Exclusive)
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Taking the idea of banning passengers for their unruly behaviour onboard a flight from the airlines, the Indian Railways is also mulling to ban such passengers who pose a threat to fellow travellers, railway ministry officials said on Tuesday.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Shaheen Bagh pistol man a AAP worker, alleges Cong
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) The Congress has alleged that the man who brandished pistol at the Shaheen Bagh protest site on Tuesday is a Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) worker and he did it on behest of his party.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National
Coronavirus: India Inc concerned, markets see fall
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) India Inc, as well as domestic stock markets, have showed concerns over the spreading cases of Coronavirus and its impact on global trade recovery.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine
Half kg hair, shampoo sachets recovered from 13-yr-old's stomach
Chennai, Jan 28 (IANS) The doctors at the VGM Gastro Centre in Coimbatore were baffled when they saw a ball of hair and empty shampoo sachets in the stomach of a 13-year-old girl after a CT scan followed by endoscopy.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine
PBL: Awadhe Warriors beat Mumbai Rockets for maiden home win
Lucknow, Jan 28 (IANS) Former World No. 10 Wong Wing Ki Vincent continued his winning streak to beat 2014 Commonwealth Games champion Parupalli Kashyap while Beiwen Zhang dazzled as the Awadhe Warriors beat the Mumbai Rockets in the last tie here in Lucknow at the Star Sports Premier Badminton League held at the Babu Banarasi Das Badminton Academy on Tuesday.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,Sports,Badminton
Sandeep asks Kejriwal for CWG corruption proof
New Jan 28 (IANS) Congress leader Sandeep Dikshit has released another video and questioned the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on its allegation of corruption in the 2010 Commonwealth Games when Sheila Dikshit was the Chief Minister of Delhi.
2020-01-28
Category: India, New Delhi,National
Mahindra posts inspiring video of differently-abled man, Twitterati impressed
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Anand Mahindra has shared an inspiring video of a differently-abled man paying tribute to the national flag, drawing praise from the netizens.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National
Bhopal gas tragedy: SC to hear plea for enhanced compensation on Wed
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) A Supreme Court judge on Tuesday recused from hearing the Centre's plea seeking Rs 7,844 crore as additional funds from the firms succeeding US-based Union Carbide Corporation, currently owned by Dow Chemicals, to disburse as compensation to victims of the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
16 suspected Coronavirus cases in Punjab, five in Haryana (2nd Lead)
Chandigarh, Jan 28 (IANS) Sixteen patients in Punjab and five in Haryana have been quarantined on suspicion of having Coronavirus, ministers in both the states said on Tuesday.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Punjab,National,Health/Medicine
Air India likely to ply evacuation flight to Wuhan on Jan 31: Sources
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Air India is likely to operate a flight service to Wuhan in Central China to evacuate Indians stuck in the city due to the outbreak of Coronavirus, sources said on Tuesday.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine
Airlines not obliged to escort everyone to boarding gate: SC
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday said that airlines not obliged to escort every passenger who has boarding passes to the boarding gate, and passengers are at their own discretion to seek assistance from ground staff.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights
Protesters disrupt CU convocation, force Governor to leave (Roundup)
Kolkata, Jan 28 (IANS) West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar was on Tuesday forced to leave the venue of the Calcutta University convocation without attending the programme, where Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee was presented an honorary doctor of letters degree, following tumultuous protests by students opposing CAA.
2020-01-28
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Education
Cop held for making doctored video woman constable
Gurugram, Jan 28 (IANS) The police arrested a constable for allegedly making a doctored video of his woman colleague and uploading it on a social networking platform.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
U19 WC: India reach semis after hard-fought win over Aus
Potchefstroom, Jan 28 (IANS) India on Tuesday defended a total of 234 as they beat Australia by 74 runs in a match that swung both ways at various stages in the quarter final of the 2020 ICC U19 World Cup in Potchefstroom. They thus sealed a place in the semi-finals, which will be played on February 4.
2020-01-28
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
'What a fall': PK attacks Nitish, axes 'JDU' from Twitter bio
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Taking the ego battle a notch above, poll strategist and JD-U leader Prashant Kishor publicly hit out at his party boss Nitish Kumar, calling his recent stand on multiple issues a "fall" for him.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Shooter of 'Commando gang' arrested
Gurugram, Jan 28 (IANS) The Haryana Police has arrested a shooter of notorious Ravi alias Commando gang from Panipat district and recovered a country-made pistol from his possession.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
NRI woman moves SC alleging corruption 2019 LS polls
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed a non-resident Indian (NRI) petitioner who moved the court alleging corruption in 2019 General Elections to go to the high court.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Steps being taken to tackle coronavirus in Jammu, Kashmir
Jammu, Jan 28 (IANS) Authorities on Tuesday announced a slew of steps to check suspected coronavirus cases in Jammu as well as in Kashmir, including screening at airports for passengers arriving from China, Nepal and countries that had confirmed cases of the disease.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
23-day vintage car rally to promote heritage motoring
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Celebrating the spirit of motoring and coupling it with India's heritage, the 21 Gun Salute Heritage Cultural Trust along with the Union Tourism Ministry is set to embark on a 23-day road trip on vintage cars from India and abroad.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society,Lifestyle/Fashion
2nd Test: SL 122/2 in reply to Zim's 406 at stumps on Day 2
Harare, Jan 28 (IANS) Skipper Dimuth Karunaratne and fellow opener Oshada Fernando missed half centuries as Sri Lanka finished Day 2 on 122/2, still 284 runs behind Zimbabwe, at stumps on a rain-curtailed day here on Tuesday.
2020-01-28
Category: International, Zimbabwe,Sports,Cricket
Empire State Building lit up in purple & gold to honour Bryant
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) The Empire State Building paid tributes to Kobe Bryant in purple and gold lights.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National
Administrators don't play, five day Tests unique: Mike Gatting
Navi Mumbai, Jan 28 (IANS) Former England captain Mike Gatting on Tuesday stressed that five-day Tests have more possibility of having results than the proposed four-day format, joining the chorus of cricketers who have opposed the idea.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Can Gir lions be relocated to Kuno in MP, SC asks Centre
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the Centre to respond on a plea by an NGO seeking direction to relocate some Asiatic lions from Gujarat's Gir forest to a wildlife sanctuary in Madhya Pradesh.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Environment/Wildlife
Godfrey Philips sale talk brings Modi family rift into open
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) The proposed sale of cigarette-to-retail major Godfrey Phillips India has uncovered a messy family dispute as Lalit Modi, one of key members in the family-run trust that controls the company, coming out in the open in the favour of asset sale and going against his mother Bina Modi's appointment as President and Managing Director of the entity.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National
Odisha CM launches virtual police station
Bhubaneswar, Jan 28 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday launched a virtual police station, which will facilitate online registration of FIR in unknown motor vehicle theft cases.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Orissa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Essar Oil UK appoints Mark Wilson as CEO
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Essar Oil UK on Tuesday confirmed the appointment of Mark Wilson as Chief Executive Officer. Wilson will succeed S. Thangapandian who informed the Board of his intention to return to India after almost three years in the UK.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Israel's Netanyahu formally indicted on corruption charges
Jerusalem, Jan 28 (IANS) Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was formally indicted on corruption charges on Tuesday, hours before he was set to meet President Donald Trump for the unveiling of the US administration's long-anticipated Middle East plan, a media report said.
2020-01-28
Category: International, Israel,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Attack on temple: Pak Minister for using blasphemy law
Karachi, Jan 28 (IANS) Minister of Minority Affairs in Pakistan's Sindh province Hariram Kishori has called for action against perpetrators of attack on a Hindu temple in Tharparkar districts's Chachro under that country's blasphemy law.
2020-01-28
Category: International, Pakistan,International
Man with pistol creates scare at Shaheen Bagh
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Chaos erupted briefly at Shaheen Bagh on Tuesday afternoon when an unidentified man, with a pistol strapped to his waist, walked into the protest site demanding that one side of the road be opened for commuters.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National
Jewar Airport's land acquisition done, some farmers protest
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) The final stage of land acquisition for the first phase of proposed mega airport in Greater Noida has been completed, but on a sombre note, as some land-owners protested lower compensation for their land.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Politics
Rajinikanth shoots for Man vs Wild in Bandipur Tiger Reserve
Bengaluru, Jan 28 (IANS) Tamil Superstar Rajinikanth visited Karnataka's Bandipur Tiger Reserve to shoot an episode for Discovery channel's popular programme 'Man vs Wild' with host Bear Grylls, an official said on Tuesday.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Cinema/Showbiz,Environment/Wildlife
Largest media job fest aims at placement for 20K students
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) In a bid to ensure jobs for at least 20,000 students across India, the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship has organised India's first and largest media job festival -- Great Indian Media Job Festival.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Media,Politics
SC allows introduction of African Cheetah in India
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday allowed the introduction into India of African Cheetah, as a pilot project, on a carefully chosen location which suits its habitat and also examine if the animal could adapt to Indian conditions.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Environment/Wildlife
Kashmir Press Club urges govt to restore internet for media
Srinagar, Jan 28 (IANS) The Kashmir Press Club has expressed concern over the continuous internet blockade for journalists in Kashmir for the last 177 days. The press club in a statement described the move as a deliberate attempt to stifle the press in Kashmir.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Special wards coming up across India for coronavirus cases
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) After setting up special wards in Delhi to treat suspected coronavirus patients and to check the spread of the contagious disease, the Centre has ordered the setting up of such quarantine wards in other states, a senior official said on Tuesday.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
China-returned people in Rajasthan to be screened for 28 days
Jaipur, Jan 28 (IANS) Rajasthan Additional Chief Secretary (medical and health) Rohit Kumar Singh on Tuesday convened a meeting here to review the arrangements made for prevention, control, diagnosis and treatment related to the deadly coronavirus and issued necessary guidelines.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Health/Medicine
ED asks PFI, 8 sister groups to join money laundering probe
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has served notices to the Popular Front of India (PFI) and its eight sister organisations located in Delhi, particularly in Shaheen Bagh, to join the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) probe.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Two suspected Coronavirus patients in Hyderabad test negative
Hyderabad, Jan 28 (IANS) Two persons, who had returned from China and were suspected to have symptoms of Coronavirus, were tested negative, Telangana health officials said on Tuesday.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Alexis will come back to United and prove all wrong: Solskjaer
Manchester, Jan 28 (IANS) Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer feels Alexis Sanchez can prove everybody wrong by returning to the club and regaining his best form.
2020-01-28
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Anti-terror operations intensify in Kashmir
Srinagar, Jan 28 (IANS) There has been a spurt in anti-terror operations across Kashmir with as many as 13 militants getting killed in seven encounters in the last one month alone.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security
Assam gets best tableau award for R-Day parade
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Assam's Republic Day tableau has been adjudged best among the tableaus from 16 states and Union Territories. The tableau of Assam was based on the theme 'Land of Unique Craftsmanship and Culture'.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Airtel Africa Q3 net down, revenue up
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Bharti Airtel's Africa unit, Airtel Africa, on Tuesday posted about 21 per cent fall in net profit for the third quarter ended December 2019 at $103 million (around Rs 735 crore) while its revenue was up 14 per cent.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Christian Eriksen completes move to Inter
Milan, Jan 28 (IANS) Italian football club Inter Milan on Tuesday announced the signing of Christian Eriksen from English side Tottenham Hotspur.
2020-01-28
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Other Sports
SC to close hearing in 10 days on religious biases against women
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday said the nine-judge Bench would wrap arguments within 10 days in the matter connected with discrimination against women at religious places in various religions, including the Kerala's Sabarimala Temple.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Mechanism set up to protect honest commercial decisions by PSBs
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) The top management of public sector banks (PSBs) will now not bear any personal responsibility in cases where genuine banking decisions end up as commercial failures, as part of the government's latest move to protect commercial decisions taken by bank heads, an official said on Tuesday.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
SC asks 14 Gujarat rioters to do spiritual work during bail
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday granted bail to 14 convicts in the 2002 Gujarat riots case wherein 23 members of a particular community were burnt alive in the Ode town of Anand district in central Gujarat.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
MLA's murder: NIA files chargesheet against NSCN(IM)
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has filed a chargesheet against four persons linked to NSCN (IM) in the murder of Arunachal Pradesh MLA Tirong Aboh in an ambush that left 10 others dead in May last year, the agency said on Tuesday.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
European quarantined in Goa with coronavirus-like symptoms
Panaji, Jan 28 (IANS) A person of European descent, who had travelled to China, has been quarantined at a government hospital after he showed symptoms similar to those of coronavirus, Goa Health Minister Vishwajit Rane said on Tuesday.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Goa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Health/Medicine,Politics
Scripting of Ram Jethmalani biopic in final stage: Kunal Kemmu
Mumbai, Jan 28 (IANS) Bollywood couple Soha Ali Khan and Kunal Kemmu are co-producing a biopic of eminent lawyer Ram Jethmalani, and Kunal reveals that the scripting of the film is in its final stage.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Rajnath asks SAARC nations to defeat cross-border terror
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday reaffirmed India's resolve to tackle cross-border terrorism and called upon the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) nations to unite to defeat the global menace.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Diplomacy,Terrorism
Odisha showcases investment opportunities in IT & ITeS
New Delhi/Bhubaneswar, Jan 28 (IANS) The Odisha government on Tuesday organised an investment meeting in New Delhi highlighting investment opportunities in the Electronics and IT (E&IT) and startup sectors.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Huawei to get role in UK 5G networks - with restrictions
London, Jan 28 (IANS) The UK has decided to let China's Huawei continue to be used in its 5G networks but with restrictions, including banning its equipment in the network's "sensitive parts", like the core, and capping the presence of its kit in the network's periphery to 35 per cent, reports said on Tuesday.
2020-01-28
Category: International, United Kingdom,Business/Economy,Politics,Technology
Man complains to IT dept for refund, Railways Ministry asks for PNR!
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) A man complained to Income Tax Department for the delay in receiving refund for the ITR filed by him seven months ago, but he got a reply from the Ministry of Railways which asked him to share his PNR number with them.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National
Salman 'misbehaves' with fan; NSUI wants him banned from Goa
Panaji, Jan 28 (IANS) Bollywood actor Salman Khan on Tuesday created a stir after a video of him snatching a mobile phone from the hands of a Goa airport staffer who tried to click a selfie with the actor went viral.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Goa,National,Cinema/Showbiz,Politics
BJP latches on to Shaheen Bagh issue for poll dividend: Sources
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) With a feeling that the Shaheen Bagh protest against the CAA could be a turning point in the February 8 Delhi Assembly elections, the BJP has turned the issue into a "nationalist vs anti-national" one, party sources said.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National
Nagpur teenager raped, brutalised with iron rod
Nagpur, Jan 28 (IANS) In a shocking incident, a 19-year-old woman was brutally raped here by her workplace supervisor who later shoved an iron rod into her private parts, police said here on Tuesday.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
India summons Pak official, protests against attacks on Hindus
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) India on Tuesday summoned a senior official from the Pakistan High Commission and protested strongly against the abduction of a Hindu girl from her marriage ceremony in connivance with the local police in Sindh province.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Religion
Naveen Kasturia: I want to remain an underestimated actor
Mumbai, Jan 28 (IANS) Actor Naveen Kasturia, who plays the protagonist in the upcoming web series "Happily Ever After", says that he wants to choose his projects wisely, adding that he is well aware of the fact that he has a lot to offer to his fans.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
CBI issues advisory on fraud advertisements
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) The CBI on Tuesday issued an advisory asking people to be vigilant against some "emails and advertisements" relating to "CBI Internship Scheme" seeking engagement of Indian nationals, who are graduate, postgraduate or research students.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
NGT disposed off Aarey Colony case 'arbitrarily': Activists
Mumbai, Jan 28 (IANS) In a surprise development, the Aarey Colony matter was "disposed off" by the National Green Tribunal (NGT) in New Delhi on January 24 with lawyers and activists claiming on Tuesday they were not given a chance to attend the hearing.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Environment/Wildlife,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
BJP wants to communalise Delhi polls: Cong to EC
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) The Congress has complained to the Election Commission about the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders', including Minister of State for Finance Anurag Thakur, statements during the campaigning for the February 8 Delhi Assembly polls.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National
Malala biopic director gets fatwa from Noida-based Muslim cleric
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Director HE Amjad Khan's film "Gul Makai", based on Pakistani education activist and Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai is set to release soon, and the filmmaker has received a fatwa from a Noida-based Muslim cleric for disrespecting the Quran.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Shift folk dancer statues lying close to Golden Temple: CM
Chandigarh, Jan 28 (IANS) Taking into account the sentiments of the Sikh community which had taken exception to the statues of folk dancers at the Heritage City in the vicinity of the Golden Temple, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday ordered to relocate them in Amritsar.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
PBL arrives for final leg in Hyderabad
Hyderabad, Jan 28 (IANS) Over the next 12 days all roads will lead to the Gachibowli Indoor Stadium as the final leg of the Premier Badminton League (PBL) will get under way here on Wednesday.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Sports,Badminton
Coronavirus testing at 10 more labs soon: Harsh Vardhan
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Tuesday said that four more sample test laboratories for testing samples of suspected cases of novel Coronavirus have been designated, besides NIV Pune.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Haryana to recruit 450 doctors
Chandigarh, Jan 28 (IANS) Haryana Health Minister Anil Vij on Tuesday said 450 regular doctors will be recruited soon through a competitive examination.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Punjab,National,Health/Medicine
Five RSS men who guide its views on economic issues
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Five senior functionaries of the RSS primarily decide on the organisation's views on different economic issues facing the country, sources said.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Budget should revamp SEZ policy to boost food exports: TPCI
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) To boost exports and revitalise the agriculture sector, a key trade promotion organisation has recommended to the government to revamp SEZ (special economic zone) policy for food exports.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
DGFT puts Airtel on 'Denied Entry List', Co counters
New Jan 28 (IANS) The Director General of Foreign Trade has Blacklisted telecom operator Bharti Airtel on the grounds of not meeting the export obligations and has put it on "Denied Entry List", official sources said.
2020-01-28
Category: India, New Delhi,Business/Economy
I-League: Punjab FC aim to keep title chase alive vs Neroca
Ludhiana, Jan 28 (IANS) Punjab FC, who are placed second on the points table, will be going up against eighth-placed Neroca FC on Wednesday. Neroca have been having a rough season in the I-League so far.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Punjab,Sports,Football
Six Coronaviruses out there, which one will spread next?
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) As a new variant of coronavirus spreads panic -- keeping governments and health authorities on their toes from China to India -- researchers have been stressing for long on the fact that identifying new viruses in animals and quickly determining their potential to infect people is a key way to reduce global health threats.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
ISL: Odisha FC out to consolidate top-four spot against Goa
Bhubaneswar, Jan 28 (IANS) Odisha FC will look to maintain their 100 per cent record at the Kalinga Stadium when they play hosts to FC Goa here on Wednesday.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Orissa,Sports,Football
Sachin Bansal resigns from Ujjivan bank's board
Mumbai, Jan 28 (IANS) Ujjivan Small Finance Bank on Tuesday said that Flipkart co-founder Sachin Bansal has resigned from its board as an independent director as a Bansal-owned entity had applied for a universal banking licence.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Sensex ends below 41,000 on coronavius worries (Lead, correcting headline, para 1)
Mumbai, Jan 28 (IANS) The Sensex on Tuesday closed below the 41,000 mark as market sentiments were dampened on worries that the Coronavius would drag world economic growth.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Saif Ali Khan wants to see Chahal taking Guptill's wicket
Mumbai, Jan 28 (IANS) Actor Saif Ali Khan, who is the son of late legendary cricketer Mansoor Ali Khan (Pataudi), finds young squad of Team India quite impressive. Right now, he is rooting for off-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal to take New Zealand batsman Martin Guptill's wicket in the next match.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
High fibre diets can lead to bloating: Study
New York, Jan 28 (IANS) People who eat high fibre diets are more likely to experience bloating if their high fibre diet is protein-rich as compared to carbohydrate-rich, according to a new study.
2020-01-28
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Pune Police yet to hand over Koregaon-Bhima case to NIA
Mumbai, Jan 28 (IANS) A National Investigation Agency (NIA) team, camping in Pune since Monday morning, was not handed over the Elgar Parishad-Koregaon-Bhima case files as the relevant orders from the Centre had reportedly not been received.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Ranji Trophy: Bengal take upper hand against Delhi (RoundUp)
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) An all-round bowling show saw Bengal getting a slight edge over Delhi in their round 7 Ranji Trophy tie at the iconic Eden Gardens as the visitors were reduced to 192/6 when the second day ended here.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Ankit Tiwari on collaborating with Mohit Suri on 'Malang'
Mumbai, Jan 28 (IANS) After collaborating with filmmaker Mohit Suri on "Aashiqui 2" and "Ek Villain", singer Ankit Tiwari has now lent his voice to one of the songs in the former's upcoming film "Malang".
2020-01-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Odisha to delete NPR column seeking parent's birthplace
Bhubaneswar, Jan 28 (IANS) The ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) on Tuesday said the column that seeks details on the birthplace of parents of an individual during the enumeration of the National Population Register (NPR) will be deleted in the state.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
US investigators looking into causes of Kobe's chopper crash
California, Jan 28 (IANS) US investigators are working to determine the causes of the helicopter crash that killed basketball star Kobe Bryant in California on Sunday, a media report said.
2020-01-28
Category: International, Colombia,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Sports
HC rejects plea by aspirants from Kejriwal's constituency
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Tuesday dismissed as non-maintainable a plea by eleven aspirants who were not allowed to file nomination papers from New Delhi Assembly seat from where Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal is contesting.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National
Delhi polls between two crore people, 200 BJP MPs: Kejriwal
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) AAP national convener Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday said that the February Assembly elections are a fight between two crore people of Delhi and 200 BJP MPs, as he urged people to vote for AAP.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National
Air India qualified bidder list likely in FY20: DIPAM Secy
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) The Department of Investment and Public Asset Management (DIPAM) is likely to finalise the list of qualified bidders for Air India in the current fiscal and is confident of participation of overseas and Indian companies in consortiums in the bidding process, DIPAM secretary Tuhin Kanta Pandey said.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Hemant Soren expands cabinet, inducts 7 more ministers
Ranchi, Jan 28 (IANS) Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren expanded his cabinet on Tuesday and inducted seven more Ministers, taking the strength of the Ministry to 10.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Taranjit Sandhu appointed ambassador to US
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) The government on Tuesday appointed Taranjit Singh Sandhu, a career diplomat, as the Indian Ambassador to the US. Sandhu, a 1988-batch IFS officer, is presently the Indian High Commissioner in Colombo.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Politics
Shimla, Manali, Dalhousie turn white again
Shimla, Jan 28 (IANS) More snowfall in Shimla, Manali, Dalhousie and higher reaches of Himachal Pradesh on Tuesday intensified cold wave conditions in the state.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
Kobe was always there for me as a mentor, friend: Djokovic
Melbourne, Jan 28 (IANS) Terming him as his mentor, an emotional Novak Djokovic said Kobe Bryant was always there whenever he needed advice and shared a personal bond with the NBA legend who died in a helicopter crash.
2020-01-28
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
16 suspected coronavirus cases in Punjab, 2 in Haryana
Chandigarh, Jan 28 (IANS) Sixteen patients in Punjab and two in Haryana have been quarantined on suspicion of having coronavirus, ministers in both the states said on Tuesday.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Punjab,National,Health/Medicine
Men care for 'likeability' in interactions with opposite sex
New York, Jan 28 (IANS) While for women, likeability is an influential factor in all interactions, men care for it only in interactions with the opposite sex, suggests new research.
2020-01-28
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion
Protestors disrupt CU convocation, force Guv to leave
Kolkata, Jan 28 (IANS) West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar was forced to leave the venue of the Calcutta University convocation on Tuesday without attending it following protests by students opposing CAA who raised slogans asking him to "go back" and called him a "stooge of the BJP".
2020-01-28
Category: India, West Bengal,National
Aus Open: Federer to face Djokovic in semis
Melbourne, Jan 28 (IANS) Roger Federer will face Novak Djokovic in a blockbuster semi-final at the 2020 Australian Open. Federer on Tuesday beat the USA's Tennys Sandgren in a five-set match in which he came back from two sets to one down and fought off seven match points at the Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne. Djokovic beat Canadian Milos Raonic later in the day in four sets to set up the big ticket semi-final.
2020-01-28
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
Five RSS men who guide its views on economic issues
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Five senior functionaries of the RSS primarily decide on the organisation's views on different economic issues facing the country, sources said.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Politics
SRK, Salman launch calendar of the real 'Dabanggs'
Mumbai, Jan 28 (IANS) Bollywood superstars Salman Khan and Shah Rukh Khan were spotted at the Mumbai Police Calendar launch.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Ola appoints Sanjiv Saddy as SVP, Corporate Affairs
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Indian ride hailing major Ola on Tuesday appointed Sanjiv Saddy as its Senior Vice President, Corporate Affairs.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Delhi EC submits report on Parvesh Verma, Anurag Thakur
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) The Delhi Election Commission on Tuesday took cognizance of alleged breach of moral code of conduct by BJP MP and star campaigners of Delhi election Parvesh Verma and Minister of State Anurag Thakur.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National
Apple mulls 6 mn iPhone SE 2 in early 2020: Report
San Francisco, Jan 28 (IANS) Apple is mulling to make 116 million iPhones in the first half of the fiscal year 2020, according to a recent estimate by Cohen & Company Inc. analyst Krish Sankar.
2020-01-28
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Music band The Yellow Diary's new song 'Rab raakha' is out
Mumbai, Jan 28 (IANS) Mumbai-based alternative-rock band The Yellow Diary has come up with a new song titled "Rab raakha".
2020-01-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Saif knows exactly which shot will make the cut: Kubbra Sait
Mumbai, Jan 28 (IANS) Actress Kubbra Sait will next be seen in the film "Jawaani Jaaneman", and she is clearly in awe of the film's lead actor Saif Ali Khan.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
3 Sangh affiliates Nirmala Sitharaman can't afford to ignore
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) As February 1 nears when Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will present her second Budget, she has gone through months of deliberations with industry experts, BJP's economic cell which has held 11 meetings and of course with top bureaucrats at the North Block. But apart from them, another segment that will exert huge influence on the budgetary allocation on certain sectors are the powerful RSS offshoots who implement the Sangh's economic vision. Here's a look at them whose suggestions Sitharaman or for that matter no BJP FM can afford to brazen out.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
AAP writes to EC against Thakur's 'shoot the traitor' remark
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has written to the Chief Election Commissioner complaining against violation of the model code of conduct by Union Minister of State for Finance Anurag Thakur over his "shoot the traitor" remark here on Monday.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National
Walnuts can help you stay sharper at old age
New York, Jan 28 (IANS) Eating walnuts may help slow cognitive decline in at-risk groups of the elderly population, a new study suggests.
2020-01-28
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
AAP nominee aims to build hospital, school in Karawal Nagar
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Durgesh Pathak of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) wants to develop the "very backward" Karawal Nagar constituency and promises to build a hospital and a school in the area, if elected.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National
Maruti Suzuki's Q3 standalone net profit up 5.1%
Mumbai, Jan 28 (IANS) Automobile major Maruti Suzuki India on Tuesday reported a rise of 5.1 per cent in its standalone net profit for the quarter ended December 31, 2019.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Lex Sportel announces launch of 1Sports
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Gurugram based Lex Sportel Vision Pvt. Ltd announced the launch of its sports programming repertoire on its channel 1Sports. The channel will continue bringing to the Indian audience a bouquet of high-quality sporting action with the best quality broadcast.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Sensex ends below 42,000 on coronavius worries
Mumbai, Jan 28 (IANS) The Sensex on Tuesday closed below the 42,000 mark as market sentiments were dampened on worries that the Coronavius would drag world economic growth.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
India come up with unique practice session before 3rd T20I
Hamilton, Jan 28 (IANS) The Virat Kohli-led Team India is just a step away from sealing the ongoing T20I rubber against New Zealand and it seems the Men in Blue want to leave no stone unturned for taking an unassailable 3-0 lead when they face the Kiwis on Wednesday as they have now come up with a unique training drill.
2020-01-28
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
French artist Gerard Garouste's exhibition comes to Delhi
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Inspired by classical mythology and surrealistic imagery within the Christian and Jewish cultures, the paintings of veteran French contemporary artist Gerard Garouste are being exhibited in India for the first time.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life,Art/Culture/Books
Ex-PDP leader Bukhari denies forming new political party
Srinagar, Jan 28 (IANS) Former PDP Minister Altaf Bukhari, who had met Jammu and Kashmir Lt Governor G.C. Murmu along with other political leaders earlier this month, on Tuesday denied reports that he was floating a new political party.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Dawn of hope for Reangs in Tripura after years of anxiety
Kanchanpur (Tripura), Jan 28 (IANS) The depressing mood has disappeared. Instead, a festive atmosphere has gripped northern Tripura's seven relief camps, where over 34,000 tribal immigrants are sheltered after they fled adjoining Mizoram 23 years ago following ethnic strife.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Rajasthan,National
PCB welcome to host Asia Cup, but India won't play in Pak: BCCI
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is clear that while they have no problem with the Pakistan Cricket Board hosting the 2020 edition of the Asia Cup -- set to be a preparatory ground for the World T20 in Australia -- the venue needs to be a neutral one as travelling to the neighbouring country isn't an option at present.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Salman Khan loses his cool, snatches fan's phone
Mumbai, Jan 28 (IANS) Salman Khan was recently clicked losing his cool when a fan tried to take a selfie with the Bollywood superstar.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
OYO's corporate channel records 80% revenue growth in 2019
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Hospitality unicorn OYO on Tuesday said the companys corporate channel witnessed an 80 per cent increase in revenue in 2019 on a year-on-year basis.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
People who are mean look at women as sex objects
New York, Jan 28 (IANS) People who are mean and antagonistic towards others are the ones who look at women as merely sex objects, a study has revealed.
2020-01-28
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Gujarat Cong leaders seek to counter BJP narrative in Delhi
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) The Congress that is trying to reclaim its lost ground has drafted party leaders from Gujarat to campaign for the February 8 Delhi Assembly elections.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National
Illegal refugees returning to Bangladesh after CAA: Official
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) In the wake of the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, illegal immigrants from Bangladesh have begun to flee India back to their native country, a senior Border Security Force official said.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Broad fined, awarded demerit point for profanity
Johannesburg, Jan 28 (IANS) England fast bowler Stuart Broad has been fined 15 percent of his match fee by the International Cricket Council (ICC) for the profanity he directed at South African captain Faf du Plessis during the fourth Test between the two sides.
2020-01-28
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
Twitterati abuzz over Rajinikanth's tryst with Bear Grylls
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) With superstar Rajinikanth set to feature in an episode of 'Man vs Wild' alongside Bear Grylls, Twitter was abuzz as his fans welcomed the news.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National
PM does not understand economics: Rahul Gandhi
Jaipur, Jan 28 (IANS) In a big attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday accused him of tarnishing the pluralistic image of the nation in the world and said that the Modi does not understand economics as the Congress scion addressed the 'Yuva Aakrosh' rally here at Albert Hall.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Congress alleges national debt up under current govt
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) The Congress has alleged that the government's debt has increased to 71.5 pc in 5.5 years, saying the burden is due to mismanagement of the economy.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
We stopped Ebola, will stop Coronavirus too: Harsh Vardhan
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Union Health and Family Welfare Minister Harsh Vardhan on Tuesday said with precautionary efforts, the country can fight diseases like novel Coronavirus (nCov).
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Evelyn Sharma will 'absolutely' wear a second-hand wedding dress
Mumbai, Jan 28 (IANS) Actress Evelyn Sharma says she will opt for a second-hand wedding dress when she gets married to her beau Tushaan Bhindi.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
'Bigg Boss 13': Asim Riaz proposes to Himanshi Khurana
Mumbai, Jan 28 (IANS) The angry young man of "Bigg Boss 13", Asim Riaz, turned loverboy for ex-contestant Himanshi Khurana when he went down on one knee to propose marriage to her.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Rubina Dilaik in hubby Abhinav Shukla's short film 'Bareilly Ki Beti'
Mumbai, Jan 28 (IANS) Actress Rubina Dilaik, best known for her role in the TV show "Shakti: Astitva Ke Ehsaas Ki", will now be seen in a short film titled "Bareilly Ki Beti: The Youngest Survivor".
2020-01-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Media should restrain from creating coronavirus panic: Lancet
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) As much is yet to be known about the new coronavirus that has killed over 100 people in China, an editorial in the medical journal Lancet has advised news media to exercise the utmost caution while reporting on the virus.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,Health/Medicine
'Bigg Boss 13': Shefali to re-enter house and support Paras
Mumbai, Jan 28 (IANS) Shefali Jariwala is set to re-enter the "Bigg Boss 13" house just days her eviction, to support fellow co-contestant Paras Chhabra.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
IWL: Gokulam Kerala FC run riot against Kenkre FC
Bengaluru, Jan 28 (IANS) Gokulam Kerala FC ran riot in their Indian Womens League fixture against Kenkre FC, registering a gargantuan 10-1 victory at the Bangalore football stadium here on Tuesday.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Football
Nirbhaya convict claims 'forced to have sex' with co-accused
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) The counsel for the Nirbhaya case convict Mukesh Singh, who is set to be hanged on February 1, told the apex court on Tuesday that his client has been sexually abused inside the Tihar jail.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
India has world class players, getting better overseas: Southee
Hamilton, Jan 28 (IANS) Veteran New Zealand pacer Tim Southee feels that India has some world-class players and are getting better on the road as they prepare to bounce back in the third T20I here on Wednesday.
2020-01-28
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
When Lata Mangeshkar cradled baby Rishi Kapoor in her arms
Mumbai, Jan 28 (IANS) Veteran actor Rishi Kapoor on Tuesday walked down memory lane as he shared a throwback picture in which the legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar is seen cradling him in her arms when he was just an infant.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
436 people under observation in Kerala for coronavirus: Centre
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 28 (IANS) Over 400 people in Kerala are under observation for suspected coronavirus, which includes five in hospitals, while the others are at their homes, a Central health official who is currently touring Kerala, said on Tuesday.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
Thampi remanded to judicial custody till Feb 7
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) A special CBI court here on Tuesday remanded NRI businessman C.C. Thampi to judicial custody till February 7 in connection with a money laundering probe against businessman Robert Vadra.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Collaborations key to tackle nation-state cyber attacks: Microsoft
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) As governments the world over deliberate over how to tackle growing nation-state cyber attacks and protect sensitive data, a top Microsoft official said on Tuesday that collaborations between the governments, tech companies and third-party cybersecurity agencies can help address the growing menace.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,Technology,Defence/Security
ISL 2019/20 final to be held on March 14
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) The final of the ongoing 2019/20 season of the Indian Super League (ISL) will be held on March 14, league organisers Football Sports Development Ltd. (FSDL) announced on Tuesday.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
UP Minister's gunner found dead in mysterious circumstances
Meerut, Jan 28 (IANS) UP Minister Suresh Rana's gunner was found shot dead in Mawana area here on Tuesday.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
US Kids Indian Championship to start from Wednesday
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) The inaugural Indian championship -- an event on the international calendar of the US Kids Golf Tournament -- is all set to tee off at the sprawling Classic Golf & Country Club in Manesar from Wednesday.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Golf
Sedition-accused JNU student Sharjeel arrested
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) JNU student Sharjeel Imam, who has been accused of making controversial statement "cut off Assam", leading to sedition charges, was arrested on Tuesday from his home town Jahanabad in Bihar by Delhi Police after a four-day manhunt.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
No real fear of Muslim takeover in India: Abhijit Banerjee
Kolkata, Jan 28 (IANS) The talk from the "fringes of the ruling party" about the demographics of the Muslim population is just a way to 'demonise' a community, Nobel Laureate Abhijit Banerjee said here, asserting that there is no real fear of Muslim takeover in India.
2020-01-28
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics,Art/Culture/Books
Join peace talks, Assam govt tells ULFA's Paresh Barua
Guwahati, Jan 28 (IANS) The Assam government on Tuesday urged the United Liberation Front of Assam and its chief Paresh Barua to enter into a meaningful peace dialogue with it and the centre.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics
Puducherry CM should express regret: Kiran Bedi
Chennai, Jan 28 (IANS) Puducherry Lt. Governor Kiran Bedi on Tuesday said Chief Minister V. Narayanasamy should express regret to the UT's two Padma awardees and two other artistes from Jammu and Kashmir and Arunachal Pradesh for disrespecting the sanctity of a national event on Republic Day.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Indian online food delivery market to hit $8bn by 2022
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Rapid digitisation and growth in both online buyer base and spending will help India's online food industry to become a $8 billion market by 2022 -- growing at a CAGR of 25-30 per cent, a new report said on Tuesday.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Top 34 students from La Liga schools in race for scholarship
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) LaLiga -- Spains top division football league -- held the final phase of selection for its annual LaLiga Football schools scholarship, through which 2-4 students will be selected to visit Spain for an immersive football experience.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Only one Bengali, one Malayali elected to assembly -- Delhi partial to north Indians (Comment)
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) As the campaign for the Delhi assembly elections is in full swing, one thing looks clear: Delhi is not at all keen to give a fair deal to lakhs of non-Hindi speaking people of the capital. The three major parties -- AAP, BJP and Congress -- have not given a ticket to any Bengali, Tamil, Malayali, Gujarati or any other non-Hindi speaking person.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Opinion/Commentary
Reintroduce wealth tax, re-finance banking sector: Abhijit
Kolkata, Jan 28 (IANS) Nobel laureate and economist Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee has suggested re-introduction of the wealth tax, and said the government should give priority to re-financing the banking sector and improve infrastructure, while lauding the NDA regime's commitment to a host of welfare measures.
2020-01-28
Category: India, West Bengal,National
Coronavirus: HK to drastically cut cross-border travel with China
Hong Kong, Jan 28 (IANS) Hong Kong will drastically reduce cross-border travel with China in a bid to contain the spread of the deadly novel coronavirus, starting with the shutdown of the two railways and denying entry to individual mainland travellers, Chief Executive Carrie Lam said on Tuesday.
2020-01-28
Category: International, Hong Kong,Politics
Aditya Roy Kapur: People tend to discount acting skills of a handsome actor
Mumbai, Jan 28 (IANS) The general perception about actors is that their look is surely the priority to succeed in the business of entertainment. However, actor Aditya Roy Kapur, who is widely acknowledged as a handsome young man, says at times the good look can overpower acting skills of an actor.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Coronavirus: 3 under isolation in Delhi hospital
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Three persons suspected to be infected with the novel cornavirus have been admitted at the Ram Manohar Lohia (RML) hospital here, an official confirmed on Tuesday.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Global smartphone sales to grow 3% in 2020: Gartner
Egham (UK), Jan 28 (IANS) Global sales of smartphones to end users are set to reach 1.57 billion units in 2020, which is an increase of three per cent year over year (YoY), a new report by Gartner, Inc. said on Tuesday.
2020-01-28
Category: International, United Kingdom,Technology
One body, two voter lists: The curious case of Indian chess
Chennai, Jan 28 (IANS) The game of chess may have several variations starting from the first move. But can the Indian chess body have varied voter lists to elect its office bearers? Strangely, that is what was put out by the two warring factions in the All India Chess Federation (AICF) -- one led by its President P.R. Venketrama Raja and the other led by its Secretary Bharat Singh Chauhan.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Other Sports
Govt brought CAA to correct historical injustice: PM
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) The Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Tuesday, said that his government brought Citizenship Amendment Act to correct historical injustice and fulfil country's old promise to minorities living in neighbouring countries. "I am amazed how people can forget what Gandhiji promised to the minorities left in Pakistan and Bangladesh," Modi said while addressing the National Cadet Corps (NCC) rally at the Cariappa Parade ground in New Delhi.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
'Samvidhaan' is Oxford Hindi Word of the Year for 2019
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) 'Samvidhaan', meaning "a body of fundamental principles or established precedents according to which a state or other organisation is acknowledged to be governed" was on Tuesday announced as the Oxford Hindi Word of the Year (HWOTY) for 2019.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books
Need to be careful and not rush my comeback: Jhinghan
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Sandesh Jhinghan is not willing to rush his comeback after a surgery on his knee, saying he would miss the ongoing Indian Super League (ISL) season but is hopeful of returning soon.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
nCov: India prepares for evacuation of citizens from Wuhan
New Delhi/Beijing, Jan 28 (IANS) India on Tuesday started the preparations for evacuating the Indian nationals trapped in Wuhan city, the epicentre of the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) epidemic, placed under a lockdown.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
If we move in right direction, 'sky is the limit' for us: Root
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) England skipper Joe Root is on a high after a thumping 3-1 victory over South Africa in the recently concluded four-match series and said he was proud of his men. Root also felt his side is always trying to improve and push themselves forward and if everything goes in the right direction, then the "Sky is the limit" for England.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
'Going Dark' traces the secret social lives of extremists
Her journey would take her from a Generation Identity global strategy meeting in a pub in Mayfair to a Neo-Nazi music festival on the border of Germany and Poland. She would get relationship advice from 'Trad Wives' and Jihadi Brides and hacking lessons from ISIS. She was in the channels when the alt-right began planning the lethal Charlottesville rally and spent time in the networks that would radicalise the Christchurch terrorist.
2020-01-28
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books
Indian online food delivery market to hit $8bn by 2020
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Rapid digitisation and growth in both online buyer base and spending will help India's online food industry to become a $8 billion market by 2022 -- growing at a CAGR of 25-30 per cent, a new report said on Tuesday.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
British era women hanging room in Mathura still awaits 1st convict
Mathura, Jan 28 (IANS) Have you heard of a female execution room? Yes, there is one and it is not very far from the national capital - just 150 kms away in Mathura, the birth place of Lord Krishna, but hardly anyone knows about it.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society
Engineers asked to rope in stray animals, order withdrawn
Mirzapur (Uttar Pradesh), Jan 28 (IANS) Officials bending backwards to please political leaders has become the order of the day in Uttar Pradesh and this latest incident proves it again.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Coronavirus: WHO confident in China's epidemic prevention
Beijing, Jan 28 (IANS) Visiting WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on Tuesday said that the global health body was confident in China's epidemic prevention and control ability, amid the novel coronavirus outbreak that has claimed the lives of 106 people in the country.
2020-01-28
Category: International, China,Politics
94% middle school teachers suffer high stress levels: Study
New York, Jan 28 (IANS) Teachers and parents, please take a note. Researchers have found that 94 per cent of middle school teachers experience high levels of stress, which could contribute to negative outcomes for the students.
2020-01-28
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Tech Mahindra opens Google Centre of Excellence in Hyderabad
Hyderabad, Jan 28 (IANS) Digital transformation provider Tech Mahindra on Tuesday launched a dedicated Google Cloud Centre of Excellence (COE) here to drive digital transformation of enterprises globally.
2020-01-28
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Business/Economy,Technology
ALERT: No coronavirus case diagnosed in India yet: Minister
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2020-01-28
Category: International, Turkey,
Erdogan, Trump hold phone conversation over regional issues
Ankara, Jan 28 (IANS) Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan spoke to his US counterpart President Donald Trump on the phone and discussed regional issues, "particularly the situations in Syria and Libya", authorities here said on Tuesday.
2020-01-28
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
Weight-loss surgery may reduce colorectal cancer risk
London, Jan 28 (IANS) Researchers have found found that weight-loss surgery may reduce by over one third the risk of developing colorectal cancer.
2020-01-28
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
Realme takes on Xiaomi, tells market leader to 'behave'
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Taking on Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi after being called a 'copy-cat brand' in the Indian smartphone market, rival Realme's CEO Madhav Sheth took to Twitter on Tuesday, saying "a real innovative brand and market leader won't behave like that".
2020-01-28
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Ex-Brazil international midfielder Neves joins Gremio
Rio de Janeiro, Jan 28 (IANS) Former Brazil international midfielder Thiago Neves has joined Gremio as a free agent, becoming the Brazilian Serie A club's sixth signing of the new year.
2020-01-28
Category: International, Brazil,Sports,Football