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NBCC submits revised plan on Jaypee projects to SC
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) The National Buildings Construction Corporation (NBCC) on Thursday submitted a revised proposal to complete the stalled projects of Jaypee Infratech. The proposal was later handed back to the NBCC counsel.
2019-10-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society,Immigration/Law/Rights,Business/Economy
Panama Papers firm sues Netflix before 'The Laundromat' release
San Francisco, Oct 17 (IANS) Just days before the slated arrival of "The Laundromat" on Netflix, the law firm at the centre of Panama Papers, portrayed in the movie have filed a defamation action against the streaming giant and are trying to prevent the film's release.
2019-10-17
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Google's AI-powered camera product bites the dust
San Francisco, Oct 17 (IANS) The US based search engine giant Google has quietly retired its AI-powered camera product 'Google Clips', because the actual product listing has been removed from the companys online store.
2019-10-17
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
1,169 candidates in fray for 90 seats in Haryana
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) Some 1,169 candidates are in the fray for the 90 seats in the Haryana Assembly elections scheduled for October 21.
2019-10-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
No more chilli attacks on elephants in Uttarakhand
Dehradun, Oct 17 (IANS) After the Uttarakhand High Court banned the practice of using red chillies and chilli bombs to drive away the elephants, the local people are at their wit's end now.
2019-10-17
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
US pull back from Syria sows chaos far and wide (Analysis)
New York, Oct 17 (IANS) US President Donald Trump's sudden decision to withdraw troops from Syria has sown a whirlwind of chaos cutting a swath across the Middle East, Europe, NATO and at home in the US.
2019-10-17
Category: International, United States,Opinion/Commentary,Politics
Jonah Hill passes on role in 'The Batman'
Los Angeles, Oct 17 (IANS) After being offered a role in "The Batman", actor Jonah Hill has moved on from the project.
2019-10-17
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
No more chilly attacks on elephants in Uttarakhand
Dehradun, Oct 17 (IANS) After the Uttarakhand High Court banned the practice of using red chillies and chilly bombs to drive away the elephants, the local people are at their wit's end now.
2019-10-17
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
SC allows Delhi govt to notify higher minimum wages for workers
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) The Supreme Court has upheld the Delhi government's March 2017 notification that announced a 37 per cent hike in minimum wages for workers. The case has been pending in courts for nearly two years now.
2019-10-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Kidman, Skarsgard to reunite for 'The Northman'
Los Angeles, Oct 17 (IANS) Director Robert Eggers next film "The Northman" has cast two leads Nicole Kidman and Alexander Skarsgard.
2019-10-17
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Boxer Patrick Day dies after suffering injuries during fight
London, Oct 17 (IANS) American boxer Patrick Day has died after he sustained head injuries in a fight last week against fellow countryman Charles Conwell.
2019-10-17
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Other Sports
Gus Logie appointed interim head coach of Windies women
St. John's (Antigua), Oct 17 (IANS) Former West Indies batsman Gus Logie has been appointed as the interim head coach of the women's national team.
2019-10-17
Category: International, Canada,Sports,Cricket
Goa school teacher arrested for molesting 5 girls
Panaji, Oct 17 (IANS) Police in Goa have arrested a school teacher for allegedly molesting five girl students at a government school in Ponda sub district, an official said on Thursday.
2019-10-17
Category: India, Goa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
India's MiG 29 to fly with Eurofighter Typhoon in Oman
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) The MiG 29 fighter aircraft of Indian Air Force (IAF) will be flying alongside the Eurofighter Typhoon and F-16 in India's bilateral air exercise with Oman which kicked off on Thursday.
2019-10-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Won't suspend Trump's account, Twitter tells Kamala Harris
Washington, Oct 17 (IANS) Twitter has told California Senator and Democrat presidential candidate Kamala Harris that it will not suspend US President Donald Trump's account.
2019-10-17
Category: International, United States,Politics
Bopara leaves Essex after 18 years to join Sussex
London, Oct 17 (IANS) Ravi Bopara has ended his 18-year-old association with English County club Essex to join Sussex.
2019-10-17
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Facebook is a new cigarette, bad for kids: Salesforce CEO
San Francisco, Oct 17 (IANS) Pitching for breaking up Facebook, US-based software giant Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff has called the social networking platform "new cigarettes" which are making kids addictive.
2019-10-17
Category: International, Costa Rica,International
UP POCSO court convicts man in 10 days, sets record
Rae Bareli, Oct 17 (IANS) A POCSO court in Uttar Pradesh's Rae Bareli has created a new record by convicting a rape accused and awarding life sentence to him in a span of 10 working days.
2019-10-17
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
UP cop with cardiac problems seeks permission to end life
Amethi, Oct 17 (IANS) A police constable posted in Uttar Pradesh's Amethi district and suffering from cardiac ailments has sought permission from the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) to end his life because his department has turned down his plea for transfer to a place near his home.
2019-10-17
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society,Immigration/Law/Rights
Trump lauds relations with Italy, Rome seeks trade dialogue
Washington, Oct 16 (IANS/AKI) Ties between Italy and the US "have never been so good", US President Donald Trump told his Italian counterpart Sergio Mattarella during his one-day visit to Washington on Wednesday.
2019-10-16
Category: International, United States,Diplomacy,Politics
Adolescent girls in 4 Delhi schools gain from Dutch project
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) The 'Go Girls Go' pilot project being funded by The Netherlands government in four Delhi government schools is helping adolescent girls in the schools complete their education and empower them as change makers.
2019-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Education,Immigration/Law/Rights
Libyan conflict risks destabilising Africa: Italy
Washington, Oct 16 (IANS/AKI) The protracted conflict in Libya could destabilise the whole of Africa, Italian President Sergio Mattarella said on Wednesday after talks with his US counterpart Donald Trump.
2019-10-16
Category: International, United States,Diplomacy,Defence/Security
Face task of handling 20 mn tons paddy straw, Punjab to NGT
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Punjab, which has a large area under paddy cultivation producing around 20 million tons of paddy, is having to cope with managing a similar amount of paddy residue of 20 million tons.
2019-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
Mamata calls Sourav part of her household
Kolkata, Oct 16 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday lavished praise on BCCI President-elect Sourav Ganguly, calling him "ghorer chele" (member of my household).
2019-10-16
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics,Sports
Vice President watches 'Sye Raa...' with Chiranjeevi
Hyderabad/ New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Wednesday watched Telugu movie "Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy" along with its lead actor and former Union Minister Chiranjeevi.
2019-10-16
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Cinema/Showbiz,Politics
Good friends buy Pakistan four months to 'eliminate' terror financing - But can it?
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) With all-weather friend China heading the FATF, and backed by two other "brotherly countries" of Malaysia and Turkey, Pakistan has bought itself four months time from the global watchdog on terror financing to eliminate the twin evils of terror financing and money laundering - a tall task by all counts.
2019-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
PMC bank scam: ED identifies more assets (IANS Exclusive)
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) A day after the Enforcement Directorate (ED) revealed that former Union Minister and Nationalist Congress leader (NCP) Praful Patel used private jets of Punjab and Maharashtra (PMC) Bank fraud accused Wadhawans, the agency on Wednesday claimed that it has identified more properties of the promoters and directors of the Housing Development and Infrastructure Limited (HDIL).
2019-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Haryana increasing maize area to reduce stubble burning
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Haryana is taking a number of steps to curtail crop residue burning, including diversifying rice area to maize crop and daily monitoring of fire burning incidents.
2019-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
Mamata goofs up in taking Nobel laureate's name
Kolkata, Oct 16 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday repeatedly goofed up in taking the name of this year's Nobel prize winner in Economics Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee, as she went on referring to him as "Abhishek Babu".
2019-10-16
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Cow numbers in India see sharp increase since 2012
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) There has been a sharp jump, by 18 per cent, in the number of cows in the country, as per the latest livestock census report released on Wednesday, over the previous enumeration done in 2012.
2019-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
Delhi traffic police tweaks speed norms on NH-24 (IANS Impact)
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Junking its earlier order of issuing challans to motorists 'violating' speed norms over 60 km/hr on National Highway 24, Delhi Traffic Police on Wednesday said that as per the new order, vehicles travelling within the speed limit of 70km/hr on the stretch need not have to pay the fine.
2019-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
15 trains stopped following stone pelting near Tughlakabad
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) At least over 15 trains were delayed on Wednesday evening after angry protesters pelted stones on passing trains near Tughlakabad station following the death of a person who was run over by a train, officials said. The rail traffic was restored after one hour.
2019-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Business/Economy
Why 13 parrots were produced before a Delhi court?
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Thirteen parrots were produced before Delhi's Patiala House Court on Wednesday. Later they were released and sent to the Okhla Bird Sanctuary.
2019-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
'Dissatisfied' Murshidabad victims' family seeks CBI probe
Kolkata, Oct 16 (IANS) A day after police claimed to have cracked the sensational Murshidabad triple murder case, relatives of the slain primary school teacher on Wednesday sought a CBI probe and said they would approach the President as also the Union Home Ministry besides West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to press for the demand.
2019-10-16
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Italian President meets Trump, seeks dialogue on trade
Washington, Oct 16 (IANS/AKI) Italy's President Sergio Mattarella on Wednesday lauded his country's "solid" relations with the US during a meeting with American counterpart Donald Trump in Washington, and urged dialogue on international trade.
2019-10-16
Category: International, United States,Diplomacy
Jameela Jamil, Sara Sampaio in bitter Twitter feud
Los Angeles, Oct 16 (IANS) Actress Jameela Jamil and model Sara Sampaio are engaged in a bitter Twitter spat.
2019-10-16
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
SC wraps up Ayodhya title dispute hearing, reserves verdict
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) After 40 days of hearing, the Supreme Court on Wednesday reserved the judgement in the 70-year-old politically vexing Ayodhya title dispute.
2019-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Religion
AI can improve public services delivery: UN-Google report
Bangkok, Oct 16 (IANS) Artificial Intelligence (AI) is emerging as a helpful tool for governments in the Asia Pacific region to deliver public services, revealed a new UN-Google report on Wednesday.
2019-10-16
Category: International, Thailand,Business/Economy,Technology
League of Legends to land on mobile, consoles soon
San Francisco, Oct 16 (IANS) US based video game developer and esports tournament organizer Riot Games has announced a new version of League of Legends called Wild Rift that will be coming to both mobile devices and consoles.
2019-10-16
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
'Green' crackers seem unlikely to sparkle this Diwali
Chennai, Oct 16 (IANS) Not all the fire crackers that people would burst this Diwali will be 'green', as the sector regulator, the Petroleum and Explosives Safety Organisation (PESO), has approved only one such product for manufacture, a fire cracker maker in Tamil Nadu's Sivakasi said.
2019-10-16
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National
Gina Rodriguez apologises for using N-word
Los Angeles, Oct 16 (IANS) After facing backlash for using the N-word in one of her Instagram videos, "Jane the Virgin" fame actress Gina Rodriguez has apologised to people.
2019-10-16
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Denim for a refreshing touch to festive looks
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANSlife) Denim, it is said, is no style. Rather it is the foundation on which you build your style. Sometimes even for a day. So this Diwali, whether you are planning to go all ethnic, or minimal, Nelson Jaffery, Head of Design, LIVA Birla Cellulose and Abhishek Yadav, Design Head, Spykar Lifestyle offer tips to incorporate denim into your festive looks.
2019-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
'The Addams Family' to get a sequel
Los Angeles, Oct 16 (IANS) Charlize Theron's "The Addams Family" will get a sequel, which will release on October 22, 2021.
2019-10-16
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Jodhpur among world's top 10 emerging travel destinations
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANSlife) Agra is passe. In India, more foreign tourists now want to visit Jodhpur, than the city of Taj. Don't take our word for it? Take that of digital travel leader booking.com, which has delved into global booking trends to reveal the top 10 emerging travel destinations for 2020, and the Rajasthan city figures prominently alongside hidden gems in Eastern Europe and Asia on the list as a destination promising novel experiences, untouched natural beauty and the chance to soak up the magic before everyone else catches on.
2019-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Exhibition on Sakti Burman's artistic journey
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANSlife) An ongoing exhibition of drawings, sketches and watercolour works of acclaimed artist Sakti Burman at Delhi's Art Alive Gallery traces six decades of his journey from 1950s to 2016 and aims to display artists intricate use of pen, ink and watercolours on paper. The exhibition will continue till October 30.
2019-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Onion, tomatoes, garlic stolen in Lucknow
Lucknow, Oct 16 (IANS) Bizarre though it may sound but a man in Lucknow has been robbed of onions, garlic and tomatoes. The soaring prices of these vegetables apparently have a lot to do with the theft.
2019-10-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
RSS active in 90% of blocks in India: Manmohan Vaidya
Bhubaneshwar, Oct 16 (IANS) The RSS has seen a sharp rise both in number of shakhas and in popularity among the youth, ever since the Narendra Modi swept to power in 2014. In fact, RSS' Saha Karyavaha Manmohan Vaidya claims that the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh is active in 90 per cent of the blocks across the nation.
2019-10-16
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
UP cancels leave of all officials till November 30
Lucknow, Oct 16 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government has cancelled the leave of all government officials posted in various districts till November 30.
2019-10-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Ministers ripping off state like crows, eagles: Shivraj
Indore, Oct 16 (IANS) Former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has likened the Congress ministers in the state to crows and eagles. He said ministers of the Kamal Nath government are ripping off the state like eagles and crows.
2019-10-16
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
ALERT: SC reserves judgement in Ayodhya title dispute, closes arguments
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2019-10-16
Category: International, South Korea,National,Politics