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Players should prove themselves before World T20: Kohli
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) India skipper Virat Kohli on Sunday said that players getting a chance in the team before the ICC World T20, scheduled to be held next year, will have to prove themselves in a short span of time as the team management is trying to figure out a perfect balance before the mega event.
2019-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Pankaj Advani win his 22nd world billiards title
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Indias most consistent sportsperson Pankaj Advani has won his 22nd world title for his country. Since returning for national duty from a brief stint in the UK in 2014, Pankaj has brought home a world title every year in billiards or snooker, or both.
2019-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Week ahead would trade with positive bias (Column: Market Watch)
The week saw markets making some gains and confidence returning. US and China relations too improved, with China taking the first step by agreeing to buy US farm produce and removing the duties that were slapped by them. In reciprocation US deferred the increase in duties that were to happen. All this leads to hope that the US-China trade dispute would get resolved sooner than later.
2019-09-15
Category: India, Punjab,Business/Economy,Opinion/Commentary
Punjab govt urges farmers to shun stubble burning
Chandigarh, Sep 15 (IANS) Urging the farmers to refrain from burning paddy stubble, the Punjab government on Sunday appealed to the farmers to follow the philosophy of Guru Nanak Dev in reverence of 550th Prakash Purb celebrations of the first Sikh guru.
2019-09-15
Category: India, Punjab,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Goan Civil Code a shining example of Indian democracy
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) It is a unique case in Indian jurisprudence when a colonial-era law was assimilated into the independent country's legal system for the development of its society. Goa, as the new sovereign, decided to follow the Common Civil Code laid down by Portuguese, to emerge as a shining example of an Indian state which applies a civil code to all regardless of religion.
2019-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Azad moves SC over Kashmir curbs, plea to be heard on Monday
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister and senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad has filed a petition in the Supreme Court over the Kashmir issue.
2019-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Indian-US troops shake a leg together
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) American soldiers danced along with their Indian counterparts while rhyming the Assam Regiment's marching song, 'Badluram ka badan zameen ke neeche hai' during a joint military exercise in the US.
2019-09-15
Category: International, India,National,Defence/Security
Farhan Saeed tells Salim Merchant to #stopstealing songs
Mumbai, Sep 15 (IANS) Farhan Saeed, a former member of Pakistan's popular band Jal, has slammed Salim Merchant for copying his song "Roiyaan". However, the Indian singer-composer called it a "mere coincidence".
2019-09-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Haryana Cong feud intensifies as polls approach
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) The feud between former Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda and former state party unit chief Ashok Tanwar is intensifying with Tanwar not responding to calls from the new Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC) President Kumari Selja.
2019-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Seven youths of a family drown in UP's Shamli
Shamli, Sep 15 (IANS) In a tragic incident, seven youths belonging to one family drowned in the swollen Yamuna River in Kairana in Uttar Pradesh's Shamli district on Sunday, police said.
2019-09-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Hemant Soren sends legal notice to Jharkhand CM
Ranchi, Sep 15 (IANS) Former Chief Minister of Jharkhand and Leader of Opposition Hemant Soren has served legal notice to Chief Minister Raghubar Das and has asked him to withdraw allegations of corruption against him.
2019-09-15
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Maradu crisis deepens, flat owners begin hunger strike
Kochi, Sep 15 (IANS) While the time is running out for the flat owners in the posh Maradu apartment complex, to be demolished by Friday as per the Supreme Court order, the builders have washed their hands off it and the Kerala government has convened an all-party meeting in Thiruvananthapuram on Tuesday.
2019-09-15
Category: India, Kerala,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
200-year-old records in Gaya help families trace their ancestors
Gaya, Sep 15 (IANS) Want to perform the salvation rituals (pind-daan) for your ancestors in Bihar's Gaya during Pitrupaksha (the Hindu month to remember the dead), but don't know their name? Don't worry. The priests (pandas) here can help you trace your ancestors back several generations, provided one of them has visited this town to perform the pind-daan of his forefathers.
2019-09-15
Category: India, Bihar,National,IANS Life
UP to build $1tn economy with help from LLM-Lucknow: Yogi
Lucknow, Sep 15 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Sunday said that with the help of IIM-Lucknow, he planned to achieve the goal of a $1 trillion economy for the state.
2019-09-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Seven killed as tourist boat capsizes in Godavari
Visakhapatnam, Sep 15 (IANS) At least seven persons were killed and many others were missing as a boat with about 60 tourists capsized in Godavari river in Andhra Pradesh's East Godavari district on Sunday, officials said.
2019-09-15
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Tiger shot longest one-shot hand-to-hand combat scene: 'War' director
Mumbai, Sep 15 (IANS) Actor Tiger Shroff has shot the longest single-shot action sequence for "War", director Siddharth Anand said.
2019-09-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
How Swachh Bharat Mission helped millions live with dignity
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Launched five years ago, the Swachh Bharat Mission announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi is on the verge making India a completely open defecation free (ODF), enabling people to embrace change and live their lives with dignity.
2019-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society
Samajwadi Party sees gain in Shivpal's weakness
Lucknow, Sep 15 (IANS) Following the Samajwadi Party's defeat in this year's Lok Sabha elections, it was expected that the Yadav family feud would be settled and Akhilesh Yadav would finally come to terms with his uncle Shivpal Singh Yadav.
2019-09-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Swapna Barman gears up for 2020 Olympics
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANSlife) Arjuna Award winner Swapna Barman, who became India's first heptathlete to win a gold medal at the Asian Games in 2018, is gearing up for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and plans to work on her strategy.
2019-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,IANS Life,Athletics
Tata, Vedanta mining leases end in March; Govt for fresh auctions
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) In a setback for the mining industry, the government is set to reject a proposal to extend non-captive mining leases of companies that are expiring after completing 50 year period in March, 2020.
2019-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Pak steps up infiltration bids, FATF watching
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) As Pakistan scales up its efforts to push terrorists across the Line of Control (LoC) into Jammu and Kashmir, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), an international watchdog on terror activities, is watching.
2019-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,National
Cox & Kings and the family of wealth destroyers
Mumbai, Sep 15 (IANS) Apart from the general weakness in the financial markets at present, sharp fall in some prominent stocks have taken retail investors by surprise.
2019-09-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Apple TV+ has mammoth task to enter Indian living rooms
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) The announcement of a cheaper Apple TV+ subscription -- Rs 99 per month in India -- has left the over-the-top (OTT) players a bit concerned but unless Apple strengthens its device ecosystem in the country, the real threat to players like Netflix, Amazon Prime or even the domestic players is still not there.
2019-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,National
Buddhist carnival in Leh monastery to see minimum plastic use
Leh, Sep 15 (IANS) A grand carnival of Buddhist spirituality, culture and tradition beginning at the 17th century Hemis monastery of Drukpa lineage here on Monday will see the minimum use of single-use plastic with an aim to reduce carbon footprints in the Himalayas, organisers said on Sunday.
2019-09-15
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National
Human progress will be incomplete without innovative zeal: Modi
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday paid tribute to Bharat Ratna M. Visvesvaraya on his birth anniversary and greeted the nation on the occasion of Engineers Day saying that human progress would be incomplete without their innovative zeal.
2019-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Security beefed up along the LoC over Pak's aggressive stance
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) The Indian Army has intensified its presence along the Line of Control (LoC) in view of Pakistan's increased aggressive posture along with direct and indirect threats of war ever since Parliament ended special status of Jammu and Kashmir on August 6.
2019-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,National
Indians wake up to benefits of 'desi ghee' for stronger bones
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) All the members of New Delhi-based S. Rahul's family are health-conscious. That's the reason why olive oil bottles, often perceived to be a healthier option compared to other cooking oils, made way to their kitchen. Three years ago, this family made a switch to "desi ghee" (clarified butter), again apparently because of its health benefits.
2019-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Govt focusing on development of J&K, terrorists creating hurdles
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) After ending the special status of Jammu and Kashmir, the central government has been focusing on implementing various developmental schemes but terror groups are creating hurdles by threatening people and stopping them from carrying out normal day-to-day activities.
2019-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,National
Security forces maintain dominance in J&K as Pak attempts to disturb peace
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Despite Pakistans desperate attempts to fuel trouble in Jammu and Kashmir, security forces have maintained dominance on the situation there ever since the states special status was abolished about 40 days back.
2019-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,National
11 UP districts report 'deadly' malaria strain
Lucknow, Sep 15 (IANS) Eleven districts in Uttar Pradesh have reported cases of the 'deadly' plasmodium falciparum (PF) malaria this year.
2019-09-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Backing martyred soldiers' families national duty: Rajnath
Surat, Sep 14 (IANS) Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday said it is "our national duty to stand by the families of martyred soldiers".
2019-09-14
Category: India, Gujarat,National,Defence/Security,Politics
Yogi transfers five officers for neglecting work
Chitrakoot, Sep 14 (IANS) UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has transferred five officers -- Chief Medical Superintendent, Chief Medical Officer and three Sub-Divisional Magistrates -- for negligence during his visit to the Chitrakoot district on Saturday.
2019-09-14
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Security beefed up along LoC over Pak's aggressive stance
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) The Army has intensified its presence along the Line of Control (LoC) following Pakistan's direct and indirect threats of war ever since Parliament withdrew special status to Jammu and Kashmir by reading down Article 370 of the Constitution.
2019-09-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Hyderabad cops giving helmets instead of challans
Hyderabad, Sep 14 (IANS) At a time when imposition of heavy fines for violation of traffic rules is evoking public anger in parts of the country, Rachakonda police commissionerate in Greater Hyderabad is trying an innovative method to make the motorists follow the rules.
2019-09-14
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society,Immigration/Law/Rights
Kashmiri Pandits pay homage to martyrs, vow to return home
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) The Kashmiri Pandits observed the "martyrs day" and resolved to continue the fight to reclaim the homeland, here on Saturday.
2019-09-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Kashmir,Politics
NRC: Assam publishes list of included people online
Guwahati, Sep 14 (IANS) The authorities of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) on Saturday made online the final NRC enabling all the 3.30 crore applicants to check their citizenship status.
2019-09-14
Category: India, Assam,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
INOX launches third multiplex in Punjab
Jalandhar, Sep 14 (IANS) INOX Leisure Ltd. (INOX) on Saturday launched its first multiplex in the city at Reliance Mall, the third in Punjab.
2019-09-14
Category: India, Punjab,Business/Economy,Cinema/Showbiz
Muslims plan march in support of Ravidas temple
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) Muslims have decided to extend a helping hand to Dalits in the Ravidas temple demolition row and will hold a march here on Sunday to show their solidarity with Dalits.
2019-09-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Religion
Besieged Sharad Pawar to embark on poll tour of Maharashtra
Mumbai, Sep 14 (IANS) Hoping to boost the morale of the emaciated Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), its supremo Sharad Pawar will embark on a tour of the state to study the political situation at the grassroots ahead of next month's Assembly elections in Maharashtra, an office-bearer of the party said here on Saturday.
2019-09-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Attack at Aramco, trade optimism to boost oil prices: Expert
Mumbai, Sep 14 (IANS) Drone attacks at the world's largest oil processing facility of Aramco in Saudi Arabia and the recent optimism in US-China trade relations could boost oil prices, analysts have said.
2019-09-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Hindu Sena demands renaming of Babar Road
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) The Hindu Sena activists smeared the signage of the Babar Road in the high-security central Delhi and demanded renaming of the road after an Indian personality, here on Saturday.
2019-09-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
SC moved over 'illegal detention' of children in J&K
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) The Supreme Court has been moved over the "illegal detention of children" in Jammu and Kashmir following abrogation of Article 370 and the reorganisation of the state into two Union Territories (UTs).
2019-09-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Kashmir,Immigration/Law/Rights
Biocon to make 3 generic drugs in China
Bengaluru, Sep 14 (IANS) Biotechnology major Biocon would make three generic drugs for hard-selling in China through partnership, the company said on Saturday.
2019-09-14
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine,Business/Economy
PM Imran Khan 'Niazi' faces 'go back' chants
Muzaffarabad/Islamabad, Sep 14 (IANS) Even as he turns bellicose against India on Kashmir, openly appealing to Muslim sentiments, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan is facing increasing calls of "Go Niazi Go Back," even inside the Parliament.
2019-09-14
Category: International, India,International
Punjab CM asks Odisha CM not to demolish Mangu Mutt
Chandigarh, Sep 14 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday wrote to his Odisha counterpart Naveen Patnaik, urging him to retract his government's decision to demolish the Mangu Mutt associated with Guru Nanak Dev.
2019-09-14
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics,Religion
Gaurav Gill shows class before bad luck strikes
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) Ace Indian rallyist Gaurav Gill showcased his skills and winnability in the Rally of Turkey by dazzling in the opening four stages.
2019-09-14
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Motorsports
Odisha CM to police: Work for people or face action
Bhubaneswar, Sep 14 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday asked the heads of all police stations to work for the people or face action. He said the police officials doing good work will get appreciation and those who are not will face action.
2019-09-14
Category: India, Orissa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
BJP objects to milk, chicken from same outlet in MP
Bhopal, Sep 14 (IANS) The Madhya Pradesh government's new project to sell milk and chicken from the same outlet has snowballed into a big controversy here with the opposition BJP slamming the move saying it hurts the religious sentiments of Hindus.
2019-09-14
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
Army's Northern Commander reviews security in J&K
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) The chief of the Northern Command of Indian Army inspected the forward posts in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday to review operational preparedness of security agencies in the light of threats from Pakistan.
2019-09-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Delhi BJP chief urges Kejriwal to reconsider odd-even scheme
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) Opposing the odd-even scheme for cars to be implemented in November, Delhi BJP president Manoj Tiwari on Saturday wrote to Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal urging him to reconsider the move as it would cause problems for the people.
2019-09-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics