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Hero MotoCorp launches Destini 125 cc scooter
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Hero MotoCorp on Monday launched the new Destini 125 cc scooter.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Saudi Arabia tried to hide Khashoggi's death with body double: CNN
Washington, Oct 22 (IANS) The Saudi Arabia government tried to hide the disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi at its consulate in Istanbul by using a person dressed like the journalist and having him leave the building by the back door, according to a video released on Monday by US media.
2018-10-22
Category: International, United States,Media,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Raju Hirani, Juhi Chaturvedi invite young scriptwriters
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) Celebrated filmmaker and screenplay writers Raju Hirani, Juhi Chaturvedi and Anjum Rajabali have invited young scriptwriters to be a part of a 'Cinestaan India's Storytellers Script Contest'.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Cinema/Showbiz
TN Fisheries Minister denies he forced a woman to abort
Chennai, Oct 22 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Fisheries Minister D. Jayakumar on Monday denied that he had anything to do with an audio clip circulated in the social media in which a woman was heard saying a man -- purported to be Jayakumar -- had impregnated her daughter.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Pakistan PM's remarks regrettable: India
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) India on Monday described as "deeply regrettable" Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan's remarks on Twitter in which he condemned "the new cycle of killings of innocent Kashmiris" in Jammu and Kahsmir.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism,Diplomacy
On-view works capture confrontation between life, death
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) Eight exhibits by artist Yardena Kurulkar deal with the concept of mortality and elusiveness of life, and are on view at the Chemould Prescott Road art gallery here starting on Monday.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Art/Culture/Books
Syndicate Bank receives Rs 728 cr capital infusion
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) Public sector lender Syndicate Bank has received a capital infusion of Rs 728 crore from the Central government.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Delhi Environment Minister takes note of fire at landfill site
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Taking cognisance of the fire incident at Bhalaswa garbage landfill site, Delhi Environment Minister Imran Hussain on Monday directed the MCDs to develop scientifically-engineered landfill sites in the national capital.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Environment/Wildlife,Health/Medicine
'The Playboy Mr. Sawhney' is Jackie Shroff's finest performance: Director
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) Director Tariq Naved Siddiqui, who is all set to release his forthcoming short film 'The Playboy Mr. Sawhney' has said that Jackie Shroff has delivered one of the finest performances of his career in his forthcoming film.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
US to begin cutting off aid to countries related to migrant caravan: Trump
Washington, Oct 22 (IANS) US President Donald Trump said on Monday that his country will begin cutting off or reducing aid to three countries in Central America, citing migrant caravan heading to the US border.
2018-10-22
Category: International, United States,Politics,Diplomacy,Business/Economy
Welspun India's Q2 consolidated net profit up by over 21%
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) Home textiles firm Welspun India on Monday reported a rise of 21.38 per cent in its consolidated net profit for the second quarter (Q2) of 2018-19.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
I strongly believe stories come from small towns: Rajkumar Hirani
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) Filmmaker Rajkumar Hirani has said he strongly believes stories come from small towns.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Cinema/Showbiz,Business/Economy
Ayushamann, Vicky to appear together in 'Koffee with Karan'
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) Actors Ayushmann Khurrana and Vicky Kaushal will be making their debut on filmmaker Karan Johar's popular chat show 'Koffee with Karan.'
2018-10-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Cinema/Showbiz
Stephens defeats Osaka at WTA Finals Red Group
Singapore, Oct 22 (IANS) Fifth-seeded Sloane Stephens of the United States won 7-5, 4-6, 6-1 over fourth-seeded Naomi Osaka of Japan on Monday in the Red Group of the WTA Finals, the eight-player, season-ending event held in Singapore.
2018-10-22
Category: International, Singapore,Sports,Tennis
Koepka grabs top spot in World Golf Ranking, Johnson drops to 2nd
Madrid, Oct 22 (IANS) United States golfer Brooks Koepka claimed the No. 1 spot in the World Golf Ranking released Monday, becoming 2018's fourth leader and the 23rd world No. 1 since the ranking began in 1986.
2018-10-22
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Golf
Uruguayan authorities weigh charging Nacional fans for inciting violence
Montevideo, Oct 22 (IANS) Authorities are considering filing charges against fans of Uruguayan football league club Nacional who spread messages on social media inciting violence during a match over the weekend against traditional rival Peñarol, the Interior Ministry said.
2018-10-22
Category: International, Uruguay,Sports,Football
France to have memorial for Indians who took part in World War I
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) A memorial dedicated to Indians who fought in World War I would be unveiled in France next month.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security,Diaspora,Human Interest/Society
Mourinho wants extension of Manchester United contract
London, Oct 22 (IANS) Manchester United coach Jose Mourinho said on Monday he intends to see out his contract with the club and is not considering a move anywhere else.
2018-10-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Spartak Moscow dismisses coach Massimo Carrera
Moscow, Oct 22 (IANS) Spartak Moscow on Monday sacked its Italian coach, Massimo Carrera, a day after a home defeat in the Russian Premier League.
2018-10-22
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,Football
Faulty hip transplant patients seek clarity from Health Ministry
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Patients using Johnson and Johnson's allegedly faulty ASR (articular surface replacement) hip implant have written to the Health Ministry expressing concern over the quantum of compensation and seeking clarity.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Depressed man kills 8-year-old son, held
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) A 54-year-old man suffering from depression has been held for killing his minor son in the national capital, police said on Monday.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Assam Bandh on Tuesday against JPC meeting over Citizenship Bill
Guwahati, Oct 22 (IANS) At least 60 organisations, including the Congress, have called a 12-hour Assam bandh on Tuesday to protest against a meeting of the Joint Parliamentary Committee with the Ministries of Home and External Affairs over the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2016.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics
ISL: Bengaluru register 3-0 win against Pune
Pune, Oct 22 (IANS) A quick-fire first-half brace from Sunil Chhetri and another powerful finish from Miku set up a majestic 3-0 win for Bengaluru FC against FC Pune City in the Indian Super League (ISL) clash at Shree Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex Stadium here on Monday.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Football
Chhattisgarh polls: Congress fields Atal's niece
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) The Congress on Monday released its second list of six candidates for the Chhattisgarh assembly elections fielding the late Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayees niece Karuna Shukla.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Nariman one of the best eminent jurists in India: Venkaiah Naidu
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Monday honoured senior advocate Fali Sam Nariman with Lal Bahadur Shastri National Award for Excellence in Public Administration and said Nariman was one of the best eminent jurists in India.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Saudi Arabia: World's 3rd largest weapons buyer with US as its top supplier
Copenhagen, Oct 22 (IANS) Saudi Arabia is the world's third-biggest purchaser of weapons, two-thirds of which are supplied by the US according to an annual arms trade report published Monday by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute.
2018-10-22
Category: International, Denmark,Politics,Defence/Security,Diplomacy,Business/Economy
Election Commission team in Telangana to review poll preparedness
Hyderabad, Oct 22 (IANS) An Election Commission team arrived here on Monday on a three-day visit to review poll preparedness in Telangana.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Hemp association announces Rs 1,100 crore investment
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Indian Industrial Hemp Association (IIHA) on Monday announced investment of Rs 1,100 crores for hemp cultivation in Uttarakhand, which it said will create over 90,000 employment opportunities, a statement said.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine
Quoting 2017 success, government calls for green-Diwali
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) To control the air-quality from becoming lethal a day after Diwali this year, the Union Environment Ministry on Monday initiated Green-Diwali campaign to create awareness.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Delhi Minister welcomes HC's nod for 500 additional DTC buses
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Delhi Transport Minister Kailash Gahlot on Monday welcomed the verdict of the High Court allowing the government to purchase 500 standard-floor buses with hydraulic lifts to help the differently-abled people easily board and deboard.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
Piramal Group refutes rumours of loan defaults by developers
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) Piramal Enterprises (PEL) on Monday strongly refuted as "baseless rumours" reports of loan defaults by real estate developers to its lending arm Piramal Capital & Housing Finance Ltd (PHFCL).
2018-10-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
ReNew Power to set up 3 MW floating solar project in Vizag
Gurugram, Oct 22 (IANS) Private renewable energy producer ReNew Power said on Monday that it has won an order for developing a 3 MW floating solar photovoltaic (PV) project in Visakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Haryana,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
Infosys unveils 4.0 AI version for global enterprises
Bengaluru, Oct 22 (IANS) Software major Infosys on Monday jointly unveiled the 4.0 version of Artificial Intelligence (AI) framework for industry, utilities and infrastructure enterprises, with Finland-based consulting and engineering firm Poyry plc.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Technology,Business/Economy
IAF crew begins training on Apache helicopters
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) crew has begun training on Apache attack helicoptors in the US, officials said on Monday.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Real Madrid's Isco backs coach, squad after rocky start to season
Madrid, Oct 22 (IANS) Real Madrid midfielder Isco Alarcon on Monday said he has confidence in his coach Julen Lopetegui and the rest of his squad despite the rocky start to the football season.
2018-10-22
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
CBI arrests DSP in Asthana bribery case
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) The CBI on Monday arrested its DSP Devender Kumar in connection with bribery allegations against its special Director Rakesh Asthana. Meat exporter Moin Qureshi, who is facing multiple cases of money laundering and corruption, had paid bribe to get a case against him settled, the agency said.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Odisha govt responsible for 70 plus casualties in cyclone: Congress
Bhubaneswar, Oct 22 (IANS) Odisha Congress in-charge Jitender Singh on Monday said the state government is solely responsible for the death of more than 70 innocent people in cyclone Titli and flash flood.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Delhi's air poor as areas in south district turn severe
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) The National Capital faced poor air-quality, while Nehru Nagar in south Delhi choked at 'severe-plus' with pollutants over seven times higher than standards.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
BJP party worker found hanging, party alleges 'political murder'
Kolkata, Oct 22 (IANS) A BJP party worker's body was found hanging in West Bengal's Birbhum district, police said on Monday as state BJP President Dilip Ghosh called it a political murder.
2018-10-22
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Engineer held for killing gangster, aide
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) A 25-year-old engineer-turned criminal and main accused in the murder case of a gangster and his close aide, has been held, police said on Monday.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Sack Jaitley over bank frauds, collusion with fraudsters: Congress
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Intensifying its attack on the Modi government over bank frauds, the Congress on Monday demanded sacking of Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley for "allowing" bank frauds to the tune of Rs 90,000 crore and "letting" fraudsters like Vijay Mallya and Nirav Modi to flee the country.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Business/Economy
Indo-Pacific, defence cooperation high on Modi-Abe agenda: Envoy
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Cooperation in the Indo-Pacific region and in the defence and security sector will be high on the agenda when Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe will hold their annual bilateral summit this month, Japanese Ambassador to India Kenji Hiramatsu said on Friday.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Business/Economy,Diplomacy
CBI bickering, PMO summons top two
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) The rift in the top in CBI took a serious turn on Monday when a Deputy Superintendent of Police was arrested for alleged falsification of records in the bribery allegations against Special Director Rakesh Asthana as Prime Minister Narendra Modi stepped in amid the fracas between the top two officials.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
NITI Aayog hosts lecture on artificial intelligence
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) The NITI Aayog on Monday hosted the fourth edition of its annual lecture series here which focused on leveraging artificial intelligence for inclusive growth.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Technology
Odisha government responsible for casualties in cyclone: Congress
Bhubaneswar, Oct 22 (IANS) Odisha Congress in-charge Jitendra Singh on Monday said the state government was solely responsible for the death of more than 70 people in cyclone Titli and the consequent deluge.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics,Diaspora,Environment/Wildlife
Save our women from IS sex-slave trade: Yazidi victim
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) Yazidi activists and victims made a fervent appeal to the global community to help rescue their women from the alleged sex-slavery and abuse perpetrated by the Islamic States, here on Monday.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Terrorism,Crime/Disaster/Accident
India,China sign first security cooperation agreement
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) India and China on Monday signed a first-ever agreement on security cooperation which will strengthen and consolidate assistance in counter-terrorism, organised crimes, drug control, human trafficking and exchange of information, marking a new beginning between the two countries.
2018-10-22
Category: International, India,National,Politics,Defence/Security,Terrorism,Diplomacy
Our India growth globally highest among HGRs, says Honeywell
Hyderabad, Oct 22 (IANS) With $1 billion domestic sales and exports and 15 per cent growth annually, India tops the chart for US-based multinational conglomerate Honeywell International, says a top company official.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Business/Economy
Modi responsible for minister's threat to Muslims: Owaisi
Hyderabad, Oct 22 (IANS) All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen President Asaduddin Owaisi on Monday held Prime Minister Narendra Modi responsible for Union Minister Giriraj Singh's remarks threatening Muslims.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Sabarimala temple closes: Women in 10-50 age group failed to make entry (Roundup)
Sabarimala, Oct 22 (IANS) The brief pilgrimage season in Sabarimala failed to make history as women in the 10-50 age group were kept away by protests against their entry despite the Supreme Court order allowing women of all ages to pray at the Lord Ayyaappa temple.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Kerala,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Religion,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Kejriwal starts election campaign in Haryana
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Aam Aadmi Party's national conveyor and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday kicked off his party's election campaign for the 2019 general election with a public rally at Jhajjar in Haryana.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Alibaba launches 10th edition of Global Shopping Festival
Beijing, Oct 22 (IANS) Chinese trade portal giant Alibaba has launched Global Shopping Festival in Beijing that seek to offer consumers high-quality products, fast and reliable services, it said on Monday.
2018-10-22
Category: International, China,National,Technology,Business/Economy
Snag hits Metro Blue Line during rush hour
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Delhi Metro's Blue Line, connecting Dwarka to Noida and Ghaziabad, developed a snag during Monday evening rush hour, forcing people to delay their journey.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society
Gujarat set for pharma sector boom: FDCA
Ahmedabad, Oct 22 (IANS) With special incentives by hill region states to industrial units expiring in a year or two, the pharmaceutical growth in Gujarat that had stagnated is now expected to boom as around 180 new units are coming up with an investment of around Rs 7,000 crore.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Gujarat,National,Business/Economy
Man United prepares for Champions League clash with Juventus
Manchester, Oct 22 (IANS) English football giants Manchester United held a training session on Monday, a day before hosting Italy's Juventus in the Champions League group stage.
2018-10-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
SC dismisses plea for lowering marriageable age
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed a PIL seeking to lower the marriageable age of a male from 21 years to 18 years and imposed a cost of Rs 25,000 observing that no public interest was involved in it.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Real Madrid coach downplays departure rumours amid 5-game winless skid
Madrid, Oct 22 (IANS) Real Madrid coach Julen Lopetegui on Monday downplayed the team's poor results in his debut season, including their current five-game winless skid, amid media rumours that his departure could be imminent.
2018-10-22
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Karnataka film body to mediate in sexual harassment spat
Bengaluru, Oct 22 (IANS) The Karnataka Film Chamber of Commerce (KFCC) on Monday said it would mediate and hold a reconciliation meeting between Kannada actress Sruthi Hariharan and actor Arjun Sarja, who she had accused of sexually harassment.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Cinema/Showbiz
Amritsar Dusshera organiser on the run; releases video
Chandigarh, Oct 22 (IANS) While remaining underground, the organizer of the Dusshera event, where at least 59 people were crushed by a speeding train, on Monday released a video claiming he had taken all permissions, and that appeals were made to people standing on the tracks to vacate the area.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
SC asks media bodies if cases involving naming rape victims reported to police
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday asked media regulatory bodies -- Press Council of India, News Broadcasting Standards Authority, Editors Guild of India and Indian Broadcasting Foundation -- if they have reported to police about media persons or organizations who have divulged the identity of rape victim in violation of statutory prohibition.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Media,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident
CIL offers domestic coal to power sector to curtail imports
Kolkata, Oct 22 (IANS) Coal India Ltd (CIL), which is taking up "a series of steps" to increase the availability of domestic coal to power sector, has offered five million tonnes of coal to state-run NTPC on a credit basis and agreed to supply 7.94 lakh tonnes of domestic coal per month to power utilities on condition of import cut, an official said on Monday.
2018-10-22
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Business/Economy
1 killed, 13 Moroccan soldiers wounded as migrants storm Spanish enclave
Rabat, Oct 22 (IANS) One migrant was killed and 13 Moroccan soldiers were injured when some 300 illegal Subsaharan African migrants forced their way to the Spanish enclave of Melillia, the Moroccan Interior Ministry announced on Monday.
2018-10-22
Category: International, Malta,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diplomacy,Immigration/Law/Rights
PCB tribunal upholds Jamshed's 10-year ban
Lahore, Oct 22 (IANS) Former Pakistan opener Nasir Jamshed's 10-year ban for his involvement in the spot-fixing row that rocked the Pakistan Super League (PSL) during the 2016-17 season, was on Monday upheld by an independent adjudicator.
2018-10-22
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
Congress leader Nirupam asks Maharashtra CM to sack 'corrupt' Minister
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) Congress leader Sanjay Nirupam on Monday accused Maharashtra's Minister for Cooperatives Subhash Deshmukh of fraudulently withdrawing funds from the government, and asked Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis to sack him immediately.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Norwegian who thwarted Nazi nuclear plan dies
Oslo, Oct 22 (IANS) Norwegian resistance fighter Joachim Ronneberg who sabotaged Nazi Germany's nuclear weapons ambitions during World War Two, has died aged 99.
2018-10-22
Category: International, Norway,Politics,Defence/Security
Inform us about video-conferencing in observation homes, JJBs,SC tells Centre
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday directed the Centre to inform it about the number of observation homes for housing juveniles and also those having video-conferencing facility across the country.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Minor fire at Kolkata Puja carnival premises amid heightened security
Kolkata, Oct 22 (IANS) A fire broke out behind the canopy of the West Bengal government-organised Durga Puja carnival in central Kolkata's iconic Red Road on Monday evening, even as security was heightened a day before the colourful road show.
2018-10-22
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics,Religion,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Commuters struggle in NCR due to multiple strikes
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Commuters in the national capital had a rough Monday following multiple strikes by fuel pumps, auto-rickshaw and taxi unions and Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) contractual employees.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
Koreas, UNC agree to remove firearms, troops from border area
Seoul, Oct 22 (IANS) The two Koreas and the UN Command (UNC), led by the US, agreed on Monday to withdraw firearms and guard posts from the Joint Security Area (JSA), the only part in the Korean Demilitarized Zone where troops from the three sides stand face to face.
2018-10-22
Category: International, South Korea,Politics,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Lok Sabha Speaker says India, Croatia need to engage more purposely
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan on Monday said that India enjoyed a warm and friendly relationship with Croatia, and that the two countries needed to engage more purposely.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine
Himachal's mega hydro project re-allotted
Shimla, Oct 22 (IANS) After over a decade of flip-flops and litigation, a multi-million dollar hydropower project was re-allotted on Monday by the Himachal Pradesh government to state-run Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam Ltd (SJVNL).
2018-10-22
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Sri Lankan spinner Herath to retire after first England Test
Colombo, Oct 22 (IANS) Sri Lanka's Rangana Herath, the most successful left-arm bowler in Test history, has announced his retirement after the first Test against England at the Galle International Stadium, starting November 6.
2018-10-22
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Sports,Cricket
Sidhu defends wife, questions railways
Chandigarh, Oct 22 (IANS) Under fire from various quarters, Punjab's Local Government Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu on Monday continued to defend his wife and close aides in the Amritsar train tragedy in which 59 people watching Dusshera proceedings died last Saturday.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
IL&FS Group appoints FTAs to harmonise asset monetisation activities
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) The new Board of debt-stricken IL&FS has selected Arpwood Capital and JM Financial Consultants as "Financial and Transaction Advisors" (FTAs) to the group.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Liquidity concerns, weak rupee dent equity indices; energy stocks down (Roundup)
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) Concerns over a liquidity crunch impacting the NBFC space, along with fears over a rise in interest rates and a weak rupee, subdued the key domestic equity indices on Monday.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
US Embassy launches mentorship programmes for women entrepreneurs
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) The US Embassy along with TiE Global launched two programmes on Monday to provide mentorship to 30 young, innovative women from across India to help them scale up their enterprises.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Education
India, Myanmar review ties, sign port operator agreement
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) India and Myanmar on Monday reviewed all matters related to their bilateral ties, including the Rohingya refugees crisis, and signed a crucial memorandum of understanding for the appointment of an operator of port that will boost connectivity.
2018-10-22
Category: International, India,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Defence/Security,Terrorism,Diplomacy
Odisha seeks free LPG cylinders for cyclone-affected people
Bhubaneswar, Oct 22 (IANS) The Odisha state government on Monday urged the Centre to supply cooking gas cylinders free-of-cost to those affected by cyclone Titli and the consequent floods.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Human Interest/Society
Bangladesh observes road safety day
Dhaka, Oct 22 (IANS) Bangladesh on Monday observed the National Road Safety Day with the slogan "Will obey law; will make roads safe".
2018-10-22
Category: International, Bangladesh,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Defence/Security
NHRC issues notice to DGP Chhattisgarh over stripping of two women in Bilaspur
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Monday issued a notice to Chhattisgarh DGP over allegedly stripping and beating a 60-year-old woman and her 27-year-old daughter in police custody in Bilaspur.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Real Madrid holds practice session ahead of Champions League clash vs Viktoria Plzen
Madrid, Oct 22 (IANS) Real Madrid held a group training session on Monday, a day before their Champions League away match against Czech football club Viktoria Plzen.
2018-10-22
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
68% rise in crorepatis since 2014, tax returns up 80%: CBDT
New Delhi, , Oct 22 (IANS) The number of individual taxpayers with income above Rs 1 crore has gone up by 68 per cent in the last four financial years, the Income Tax Department said on Monday.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
AAP forms frontal organisations ahead of Lok Sabha polls
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) The Aam Aadmi Party on Monday announced the formation of frontal organisations - a youth wing and a senior citizens wing - to expand its reach ahead of the 2019 general election.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Taliban key commander among 21 killed in Afghanistan
Kunduz (Afghanistan), Oct 22 (IANS) Taliban key commander Mullah Mansoor, the military operational chief of the outfit, was among 21 armed insurgents who were killed in Afghanistan's Kunduz province in a crackdown, officials said on Monday.
2018-10-22
Category: International, Afghanistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Defence/Security,Terrorism
US NSA meets Russian Security Council amid n-treaty tensions
Moscow, Oct 22 (IANS) US National Security Adviser John Bolton met Russia's Security Council on Monday for the first round of talks to address the deteriorating bilateral relations between both nuclear powers after Washington said it intended to withdraw from the landmark nuclear arms control treaty.
2018-10-22
Category: International, Russian Federation,Politics,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Indonesia seeks transparent probe in Khashoggi murder
Jakarta, Oct 22 (IANS) Indonesia on Monday called for a transparent and thorough investigation into the death of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
2018-10-22
Category: International, Indonesia,Media,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diplomacy
EU urges US, Russia to remain in nuclear treaty
Brussels, Oct 22 (IANS) The European Commission on Monday called on the US and Russia to maintain a constructive dialogue with the aim of keeping intact a crucial Cold War-era treaty limiting the use of intermediate and short-range nuclear missiles.
2018-10-22
Category: International, Belgium,Politics,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
4 fire incidents in last 24 hours, air quality 'very poor'
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Four fire-related incidents were reported in the capital in the last 24 hours, the fire office said.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Today's girls should take inspiration from Princess Diana: Amruta Fadnavis
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) Amruta Fadnavis, wife of Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, who crowned 19-year-old Riya Rathod as Alom Miss Mumbai 2018, says girls must draw inspiration from the late Princess Diana who was a perfect mix of beauty and confidence.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Lifestyle/Fashion
Japan hockey coach hails India's 'attacking' hockey
Muscat, Oct 22 (IANS) A day after being hammered 0-9 by defending champions India in the ongoing Asian Champions Trophy, Asian Games gold medallists Japan hockey team coach Siegfried Aikman hailed India's attacking style as a sight to see.
2018-10-22
Category: International, Oman,Sports,Hockey
Haryana girl wins Miss Deaf Asia crown
Chandigarh, Oct 22 (IANS) Haryana girl Nishtha Dudeja has proved that disability cannot come in the way of success. She has won the Miss Deaf Asia 2018 title at an international pageant held in Prague recently.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Punjab,National,Lifestyle/Fashion,Sports
CBI arrests its DSP in Asthana bribery case
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) The bcikerings at the top in CBI took a new turn on Monday with the agency arresting its DSP Devender Kumar following bribery allegations against CBI Special Director Rakesh Asthana, the number two who is at war with the Director Alok Verma.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Modi turned CBI into national disgrace: Kejriwal
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) In the wake of the CBI registering a corruption case against its Special Director Rakesh Asthana, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday said the BJP has turned the CBI into a "national disgrace".
2018-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
SC says large vacancies for judges in lower courts unacceptable
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Describing as "unacceptable" the existence of 5,133 vacancies of judges in "Higher Judicial Service" and "Lower Judicial Service", the Supreme Court on Monday sought the response of the State governments and the High Courts whether the time for the ongoing recruitment of 4,180 judicial officers could be shortened.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
NHRC notices to Punjab government, Chairman, Railway Board over Amritsar train tragedy
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Monday issued notices to Punjab government and Chairman, Railway Board, over the Amritsar tragedy in which over 60 people were crushed to death by a train while watching the burning of the Dusshera effigy.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Fire at Delhi landfill site not yet controlled
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) A fire that started at the sprawling Bhalaswa garbage landfill site in the capital on Sunday night is yet to be controlled, officials said.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Ghaziabad police arrests 3 for finance fraud
Ghaziabad, Oct 22 (IANS) The Ghaziabad police on Monday arrested three criminals for taking vehicle loans by producing fake documents. Thirteen vehicles have been recovered from them.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Congress MLAs to seek meeting with Parrikar via video conference
Panaji, Oct 22 (IANS) Declined permission for an appointment with ailing Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, the Congress on Monday said its leaders would seek a meeting via video conference.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Nasscom inks pact with Hiroshima for Japan-India IT corridor
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Indian IT industry's apex body Nasscom has entered into a partnership with the Hiroshima government for co-creating a Japan-India IT Corridor that could be at the forefront of promoting business-to-business cooperation and talent transfer from India to Japan.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology,Business/Economy
J&K to have Panchayat polls in 9 phases from Nov 17
Srinagar, Oct 22 (IANS) The Panchayat polls in Jammu and Kashmir will start on November 17 and will be held in 9 phases, officials said on Monday.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
ISL: Dynamos in search of first win as they lock horns with Chennaiyin (Preview)
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Delhi Dynamos FC and Chennaiyin FC will be keen to put their struggles behind them and secure the first win when they face off in this edition of the Indian Super League (ISL) here on Tuesday.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football,ISL
adidas India and Real Kashmir FC announce partnership
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Sports apparel manufacturer adidas India on Monday announced its partnership with Real Kashmir Football Club (RKFC), the first team from the valley to qualify for the countrys top tier I-League.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Child abuse not taken seriously by Indian men: Shweta Pandit
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) Singer Shweta Pandit, who has accused veteran music composer Anu Malik of sexual misconduct, says child abuse is not taken seriously by men in the country.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Nomadic artefacts exhibits present a slice of lives on the go
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Traditional 'Ektaras and 'Bapangs' crafted from dried vegetables, paintings of colourful Banjara turbans and sketches documenting nomadic kitchens in Rajasthan are on view at a gallery space here, depicting the lives of the state's nomadic communities.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Lifestyle/Fashion,Art/Culture/Books
Delhi HC allows government to purchase 500 buses
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Monday allowed the state government to purchase 500 standard-floor buses that can ply on the city's outskirts where the roads are in poor condition.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Indonesia arrests founders of Facebook page for gays
Jakarta, Oct 22 (IANS) Indonesia has arrested two people in Java island for running a Facebook page for gays, accusing them of publishing pornography, the media reported on Monday.
2018-10-22
Category: International, Indonesia,Technology,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Bengal Trinamool leader shot at on Sunday, dies
Kolkata, Oct 22 (IANS) A Trinamool Congress leader from West Bengal's Birbhum district, who was hospitalised with bullet injuries, died on Monday, the hospital sources said.
2018-10-22
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Minister launches book on law of contract
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Minister of State for Finance Shiv Pratap Shukla on Monday unveiled a book 'The Principles of Law of Contract' that details the general principles about whether or not formal and informal contracts are legally binding, the authors said.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Art/Culture/Books
Suresh Nambath appointed as next Editor of The Hindu
Chennai, Oct 22 (IANS) The Hindu Publishing Group on Monday said its Board of Directors unanimously appointed Suresh Nambath as the Editor of the English daily The Hindu.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Media
Government to revise visa form for foreign nationals with criminal record of child abuse
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Union Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi on Monday said the Home Ministry has considered her request to revise the visa application process to check foreign nationals visiting India with criminal record of child abuse.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Jharkhand HC orders CBI probe into encounter of 12 alleged Maoists
Ranchi, Oct 22 (IANS) The Jharkhand High Court on Monday ordered a CBI inquiry into an alleged fake encounter in 2015 in Palamu, in which security forces killed 12 people after branding them as Maoists.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Bihar,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Defence/Security,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Mirwaiz expects Pakistan to help end 'repression' in Kashmir
Srinagar, Oct 22 (IANS) Reacting to Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan's comment on Kashmir, senior separatist leader Mirwaiz Umer Farooq said on Monday that he expects much more from the neighbouring country.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Sack Jaitley over bank frauds, collusion with fraudsters: Congress
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) The Congress on Monday demanded Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley be sacked for "allowing" bank frauds to the tune of Rs 90,000 crore and "letting" fraudsters like Vijay Mallya and Nirav Modi to flee the country.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy
FWICE to issue show cause notice to Alok Nath, Sajid Khan
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) The Federation of Western India Cine Employees (FWICE) on Monday said it will issue show cause notices to actor Alok Nath and actor-director Sajid Khan, who have been accused of sexual harassment and violation.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Mhow witnesses stone pelting during Sai Palki procession, 30 arrested
Mhow (Madhya Pradesh), Oct 22 (IANS) Members of two communities resorted to stone-pelting after an argument during a 'Sai Palki' procession here, police said on Monday.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion,Crime/Disaster/Accident
China chides US for scrapping missile treaty with Russia
Beijing, Oct 22 (IANS) China on Monday strongly opposed the US' decision to walk out of the decades-old nuclear arms treaty with Russia, saying the "wrong" move will have a negative impact on the world.
2018-10-22
Category: International, China,Politics,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Japan urges Facebook to improve protection of personal data
Tokyo, Oct 22 (IANS) Japan on Monday urged Facebook to improve the protection of personal data following a string of incidents in which the information of millions of users of the social networking site was leaked.
2018-10-22
Category: International, Japan,Technology
Rare solar alignment reaches inside Egyptian temple
Cairo, Oct 22 (IANS) Monday marked a rare, twice-yearly solar alignment in Egypt when the sun's rays reach the inner sanctum of the Great Temple of Abu Simbel and briefly illuminate the stone face of the Pharaoh Ramses II - and hundreds of tourists were on hand to witness the spectacle.
2018-10-22
Category: International, Egypt,Human Interest/Society
4 new judges take oath in Delhi High Court
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Four new Justices took oath as Delhi High Court Judges on Monday.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Panel recommends UNCITRAL model for cross-border insolvency
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) A committee to look into amendments to the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC) on Monday recommended the adoption of the UNCITRAL Model Law of Cross Border Insolvency to deal with cross-border insolvency issues.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Nasscom, Dubai Internet City sign MoU to attract Indian enterprises
Kolkata, Oct 22 (IANS) The National Association of Software and Services Companies (Nasscom) on Monday said it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Dubai Internet City (DIC) to facilitate expansion of Indian businesses in the Middle East.
2018-10-22
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Business/Economy,Diplomacy
Saudi operative seen in Khashoggi's clothes after he was killed: Report
Ankara, Oct 22 (IANS) One person from the 15-member team suspected to be behind the death of Jamal Khashoggi dressed up in his clothes and was captured on surveillance cameras around Istanbul on the day the journalist was killed, CNN reported on Monday citing a senior Turkish official.
2018-10-22
Category: International, Turkey,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diplomacy
Educate women to educate nation: Naidu
Jalandhar, Oct 22 (IANS) Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Monday highlighted the need to educate women to take the country forward.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics,Education
Congress ridicules BJP for 'remembering Bose, Ambedkar 70 years after Independence'
Jaipur, Oct 22 (IANS) The Congress on Monday slammed the BJP for trying to appropriate the Freedom Movement icons, ridiculing the saffron party for remembering stalwarts such as Mahatma Gandhi, Sardar Patel, B.R. Ambedkar and Subhash Chandra Bose 70 years after India's Independence.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics,Health/Medicine
Energy stocks, rupee subdue equity indices; Sensex 180 points down (Third Lead)
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) Key domestic equity indices provisionally closed on a negative note on Monday, as heavy selling pressure in energy sector stocks weighed on investors' sentiments.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Armistice Day centenary to highlight the role of Indian soldiers in World War I
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) India's involvement in the World War I will be highlighted by commemorative events to mark the centenary of the Armistice Day next month with new research bringing out the human and social angles of the participation of soldiers from the sub-continent in the conflict that shaped the history of the world.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
French schools, colleges advised to ban phones if necessary
Paris, Oct 22 (IANS) French Education Minister Jean-Michel Blanquer on Monday advised schools to ban the use of cellphones if their presence was creating problems.
2018-10-22
Category: International, France,Immigration/Law/Rights,Education
Huma Qureshi's friends call her 'kebab royalty'
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) Actress Huma Qureshi says she loves Mumbai, but the city is a "little sad" when it comes to the food scene.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Chandigarh amends notification to exempt Sikh women from wearing helmet
Chandigarh, Oct 22 (IANS) Following pressure from the Sikh community and organizations, the Chandigarh Administration has amended its notification and allowed Sikh women to be exempt from wearing helmets while driving two-wheelers.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Punjab,National,Religion,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident
BJP ally JD(U) dares Union Minister to change name of Bakhtiyarpur
Patna, Oct 22 (IANS) Janata Dal (United) and the Rashtriya Janata Dal on Monday slammed
2018-10-22
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Student commits suicide in Delhi
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) A 21-year-old female student, who was pursuing her post-graduation from the University of Delhi, committed suicide at her house here on Monday, police said.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Synechron launches AI Data Science accelerators for BFSI sector
Bengaluru, Oct 22 (IANS) Global financial services consulting and technology services provider Synechron on Monday launched its AI Data Science accelerators for financial services, banking and insurance (BFSI) firms.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Technology,Business/Economy
Namibia hosts seminar for general secretaries of African football associations
Windhoek, Oct 22 (IANS) The first-ever General Secretaries Academy Seminar organised by the Confederation of African Football (CAF) in partnership with the UEFA kicked off here on Monday.
2018-10-22
Category: International, Namibia,Sports,Football
Nearly 40 lakh tonnes paddy procured in Punjab
Chandigarh, Oct 22 (IANS) Nearly 40 lakh tonnes of paddy has been procured in Punjab this season, food and supplies officials said on Monday.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Punjab,National,Business/Economy
Congress has not said Rahul is its PM candidate
Chennai, Oct 22 (IANS) The Congress has not officially declared Rahul Gandhi as its prime ministerial candidate in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections in which its main objective is to defeat the BJP and usher in a progressive government at the Centre, senior Congress leader P. Chidambaram has said.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
AC Milan-bound Paqueta helps fuel Flamengo's title hopes
Rio de Janeiro, Oct 22 (IANS) AC Milan-bound midfielder Lucas Paqueta scored his 10th goal of the Brazilian Serie A football season as Flamengo kept their title hopes alive with a 4-0 rout of Parana.
2018-10-22
Category: International, Brazil,Sports,Football
Last chance for Lopetegui as Real Madrid take on Plzen
Madrid, Oct 22 (IANS) Real Madrid coach Julen Lopetegui steps into the last chance saloon when his side takes on Viktoria Plzen in the Champions League in the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium on Tuesday.
2018-10-22
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
12 persons booked in Maharashtra for 'selling' 2 Rajasthani women for dowry
Palghar (Maharashtra), Oct 22 (IANS) A shocking incident of two Rajasthani women having been allegedly "sold off to recover dowry" has come to light on Monday in Virar town here, officials said.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Drama comes more naturally than comedy to Sharman Joshi
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Sharman Joshi's filmography is a mix of comedy, thriller, horror and romance movies, but it's the actor's comic timing that is often appreciated. Surprisingly, he says drama comes more naturally to him rather than comedy.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,National,IANS Life
Kerala CM hits out at Modi for being indifferent to state's needs
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 22 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Monday slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his "negative approach" on the needs of the state, which is slowly picking up pieces after a devastating flood in August.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
Yamunotri shrine to close for winters on Nov 9
Dehradun, Oct 22 (IANS) The famous Yamunotri temple in Uttarakhand will close for the winter break on November 9, it was announced on Monday.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Religion,Environment/Wildlife
Our India growth globally highest, says Honeywell
Hyderabad, Oct 22 (IANS) With $1 billion domestic sales and exports and 15 per cent growth annually, India tops the chart for US-based multinational conglomerate Honeywell International, says a top company official.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Business/Economy,Technology
Halep retains No.1 WTA ranking
Madrid, Oct 22 (IANS) Simona Halep of Romania maintained the world No.1 spot in the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) rankings released on Monday, despite the herniated disc back injury that has forced her to miss the WTA Finals, the eight-player, season-ending event currently being played in Singapore.
2018-10-22
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Tennis
Iniesta still adapting to his stint with Japanese football club
Tokyo, Oct 22 (IANS) Spanish midfielder Andres Iniesta said on Monday that he was still adapting to Japanese football and J-League club Vissel Kobe, which he joined in July, and admitted the team is not in its best phase.
2018-10-22
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Football
SC verdict on firecrackers on Tuesday
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) The Supreme Court will pronounce on Tuesday its verdict on the plea for a ban on the manufacture, sale and possession of firecrackers across the country.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife,Health/Medicine
Rahul not projected as PM candidate: Chidambaram
Chennai, Oct 22 (IANS) Senior Congress leader P. Chidambaram has said the party has not declared its President Rahul Gandhi as the Prime Ministerial candidate in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Kapil Sharma to wed girlfriend on Dec 12
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) Comedian Kapil Sharma will get married to his steady and stable girlfriend Ginni Charath on December 12 in Jalandhar.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Food, relief supplies resume for Mizo tribal refugees
Agartala, Oct 22 (IANS) The Tripura government on Monday resumed the supply of food and relief material to Mizo refugees, sheltered in camps in the northern parts of the state for the past 21 years.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights,Diplomacy
Congress should not criticise BJP over its commitment to save girl child: Lekhi
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) In the wake of Kerala Police filing a sexual abuse case against former Chief Minister Oommen Chandy and others, the BJP on Monday said that the Congress should not mock at her party over its commitment to save the girl child.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Nadal stays atop ATP rankings
Madrid, Oct 22 (IANS) Spain's Rafael Nadal retained the number one spot in the men's Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) world singles rankings released on Monday with 7,660 points, while Serbia's Novak Djokovic came in second.
2018-10-22
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Tennis
Witness priest in Kerala nun rape case dead
Chandigarh/Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 22 (IANS) Father Kuriakose Kattuthara, who had given statements against Kerala nun rape accused Bishop Franco Mulakkal, was found dead under mysterious circumstances in Punjab's Hoshiarpur district on Monday, police said.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Punjab,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Sack Jaitley over bank frauds: Congress
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) The Congress on Monday demanded the sacking of Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley for "allowing" bank frauds to the tune of Rs 90,000 crore and letting fraudsters like Vijay Mallya to flee the country.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy,Crime/Disaster/Accident
BJP leader apologies to Madras High Court in contempt case
Chennai, Oct 22 (IANS) BJP Secretary H. Raja on Monday tendered an unconditional apology to the Madras High Court in a suo moto contempt case for his derogatory remarks about the judiciary.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Tigress Sundari to be shifted back into enclosure
Bhubaneswar, Oct 22 (IANS) The Forest Department in Odisha has decided to tranquilise Royal Bengal tigress Sundari after another man was attacked and killed in Satakosia Tiger Reserve, an official said on Monday.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Orissa,National,Environment/Wildlife
No flood threat now in Arunachal, says China on Tibet landslide
Beijing, Oct 22 (IANS) China on Monday said that the water levels have dropped and situation has returned to normal following an overflow at a barrier lake, which was formed due to a landslide that blocked a river in Tibet last week, threatening floods in Arunachal Pradesh.
2018-10-22
Category: International, China,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Diplomacy,Environment/Wildlife
Concerned with citizens' health, not of politics: Prabhu
Panaji, Oct 22 (IANS) Union Minister for Commerce and Industry Suresh Prabhu on Monday dodged questions here related to an ongoing political impasse triggered by Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar's ailment, claiming that he was responsible for the "health of citizens and not the health of politics".
2018-10-22
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
World-class food testing facility in Goa soon: Minister
Panaji, Oct 22 (IANS) The Goa government has tied up with the Commerce and Industry Ministry to set up a world-class food testing facility in the coastal state, a Union Minister said on Monday.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Pliskova stuns Wozniacki at WTA Finals
Singapore, Oct 22 (IANS) Seventh-seeded Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic stunned fifth-seeded defending champion Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark 6-2, 6-3 in a clash between the former world No. 1s in the White Group of the WTA Finals here.
2018-10-22
Category: International, Singapore,Sports,Tennis
Congress targets Modi over CBI's 'internal war'
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) In the wake of the CBI registering a corruption case against its Special Director Rakesh Asthana, the Congress on Monday indicted the Narendra Modi government for the probe agency's credibility and integrity being questioned.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Athletic Bilbao, Eibar draw in La Liga clash
Gipuzkoa (Spain), Oct 22 (IANS) Eibar and Athletic Bilbao battled to a 1-1 draw in their La Liga clash at the Ipurua Municipal Stadium.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Telangana,Sports,Football
Behaviour-modifying app can help you lose weight
New York, Oct 22 (IANS) Researchers have found that a behaviour-modifying app, when integrated with health system resources, can help obesity patients lose weight.
2018-10-22
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
Shammi Kapoor deserved title 'Elvis Presley of India': Shatrughan Sinha
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) Veteran actor-politician Shatrughan Sinha remembered late actor Shammi Kapoor on his 87th birth anniversary, saying he truly deserved the title of "Elvis Presley Of India".
2018-10-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Jeremy Allen White, Timlin welcome their first child
Los Angeles, Oct 22 (IANS) "Shameless" star Jeremy Allen White and his long-time girlfriend Addison Timlin have welcomed their first child into the world.
2018-10-22
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
'Kaagaz Ki Kashti' to release on November 2
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) "Kaagaz Ki Kashti", which traces the life of legendary ghazal singer and composer late Jagjit Singh, will release on November 2.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Imran Khan condemns killing of Kashmiris, calls for dialogue
Islamabad, Oct 22 (IANS) Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday condemned "the new cycle of killings of innocent Kashmiris" in Jammu and Kashmir and said that the solution to the region's dispute lay in dialogue.
2018-10-22
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism,Diplomacy
Lloyd Stevens to train Jr. NTR for Rajamouli's film
Chennai, Oct 22 (IANS) Well-known celebrity fitness trainer Lloyd Stevens, who has trained Indian stars such as Ranveer Singh and Hrithik Roshan, will take care of Telugu actor Jr. NTR's look for his upcoming yet-untitled film with S.S. Rajamouli.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Pakistan's BAT attempted intrusion on LoC
Jammu, Oct 22 (IANS) The infiltration bid on the Line of Control (LoC) in Rajouri district that claimed the lives of three Indian soldiers and two intruders a day ago, was actually an attempt by the Pakistani Border Action Team (BAT), top sources said here.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism,Defence/Security
Childhood obesity linked to hip disease in adolescence: Study
London, Oct 22 (IANS) Children with obesity are more likely to develop a debilitating hip disease -- Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis (SCFE) -- during their adolescence, warns a new study.
2018-10-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
I'm all about epiphanies: Gerard Butler
Los Angeles, Oct 22 (IANS) Actor Gerard Butler says he is all about insights, dreams and epiphanies.
2018-10-22
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Sensex up 50 points, Nifty above the 10,300-mark
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) Despite negative global cues, a worrying macro-economic situation and mixed corporate earnings, the key Indian equity indices on Monday managed to trade in the green with the Sensex up 50 points.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Australia offers 'national apology' to child sexual abuse survivors
Sydney, Oct 22 (IANS) Prime Minister Scott Morrison and the Leader of the Opposition Bill Shorten made a "national apology" in the parliament to thousands of victims affected by acts of paedophilia and other abuse when they were under care of national institutions.
2018-10-22
Category: International, Australia,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
The Mountain from 'Game of Thrones' is married
London, Oct 22 (IANS) "Game of Thrones" star Thor Bjornsson aka The Mountain, married his long-time girlfriend Kelsey Henson a few days ago.
2018-10-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Punia a step away from World Championships gold
Budapest, Oct 22 (IANS) Bajrang Punia is just a step away from becoming Indias second gold medallist at the World Wrestling Championships as he knocked out Alejandro Valdes Tobier of Cuba 4-3 to enter the men's freestyle 65 kilogram final here.
2018-10-22
Category: International, Hungary,Sports,Other Sports
Any kind of abuse must not be exercised or tolerated: Radhika Apte (IANS Interview)
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) With #MeToo movement, many women are coming out in the open to talk about the sexual harassment they have faced by people in power across different fields, including Bollywood. Actress Radhika Apte is "loving" it and she feels everyone should come together to create safe workplaces where any kind of abuse is neither exercised nor tolerated.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,National,IANS Life
Sensex up 50 points, Nifty above the 10,300-mark
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) Despite negative global cues, a worrying macro-economic situation and mixed corporate earnings, the key Indian equity indices on Monday managed to trade in the green with the Sensex up 50 points.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Witness priest in Kerala nun rape case dead
Chandigarh, Oct 22 (IANS) Father Kuriakose Kattuthara, who had given statements against Kerala nun rape accused Bishop Franco Mulakkal, was found dead under mysterious circumstances in Punjab's Hoshiarpur district on Monday, police said.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Punjab,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion,Crime/Disaster/Accident
No more romantic comedies for Julia Roberts
Los Angeles, Oct 22 (IANS) Actress Julia Roberts says her days of starring in romantic comedies are over.
2018-10-22
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Chris O'Donnell sued for car accident caused by daughter
Los Angeles, Oct 22 (IANS) A personal trainer named Tracy Sutton is suing "NCIS: Los Angeles" star Chris O'Donnell for a car accident his daughter caused.
2018-10-22
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Actress Diana Sowle dead at 88
Washington, Oct 22 (IANS) "Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory" actress Diana Sowle is dead. She was 88.
2018-10-22
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Accenture acquires DAZ Systems to bolster Oracle capabilities
Bengaluru, Oct 22 (IANS) Global professional services company Accenture has acquired California-headquartered DAZ Systems, a provider of Oracle ERP (enterprise resource planning) Cloud services for an undisclosed amount.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Technology,Business/Economy
Paula Abdul suffers major fall mid-show
Los Angeles, Oct 22 (IANS) Singer Paula Abdul lost her balance and suffered a major fall from the stage during her Mississippi concert.
2018-10-22
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Jharkhand opposition parties agree to fight LS polls in alliance
Ranchi, Oct 22 (IANS) The opposition parties in Jharkhand have agreed to fight the 2019 Lok Sabha polls by forming an alliance, a state Congress official said here on Monday.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Google Assistant to now answer Airtel-related queries
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Bharti Airtel on Monday announced that its customers will be able to interact with customer care through Google Assistant.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology,Business/Economy
Rohingyas urge India to create conditions conducive for their return
Hyderabad, Oct 22 (IANS) Rohingya refugees living here have appealed to the Indian government to mount pressure on Myanmar to create conditions conducive for their safe return.
2018-10-22
Category: International, India,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Religion,Immigration/Law/Rights,Human Interest/Society
Payne says getting dumped is 'story of my life'
London, Oct 22 (IANS) Former One Direction star Liam Payne has joked that getting dumped is the story of his life after his split from singer Cheryl earlier this year.
2018-10-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Modi greets Amit Shah on 54th birthday
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday greeted Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah on his 54th birthday, saying his rigour and hard work were "great assets for the party".
2018-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Rahul terms CBI as 'weapon for political vendetta'
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday termed the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) as a "weapon of political vendetta" under the Narendra Modi's regime.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Sabarimala review plea: SC to take a call on Tuesday
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) The Supreme Court will on Tuesday decide on hearing of a batch of petitions seeking recall of a Constitution Bench verdict permitting women in the age group of 10 to 50 years entry into the Sabarimala temple in Kerala.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion
Gulf of Mexico oil spill may become US' worst offshore disasters
Washington, Oct 22 (IANS) An oil spill that has been leaking millions of barrels since the last 14 years into the Gulf of Mexico has gone unplugged for so long that it was now poised to becoming one of the worst offshore disasters in US history.
2018-10-22
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
BJP behind petrol pump strike in Delhi: Kejriwal
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Demanding petrol and diesel be included in the GST regime, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday accused the BJP of forcing fuel pump owners to go on strike despite oil prices being lowest in the national capital among the four metros.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Alexa Voice Service to help Indian masses control digital lives (Tech Trend)
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Voice is the new human-compute interface and the Indian masses -- be it a 3-year-old toddler or a 95-year-old grandpa -- are finally going to leverage voice to interact with the devices and digitally control their lives, a top Amazon executive has stressed.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology,Business/Economy
UP MLC's wife arrested for killing son
Lucknow, Oct 22 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Legislative Council chairman Ramesh Yadav's wife Meera Yadav was on Monday arrested for killing her 23-year-old son Abhijit Yadav, police said.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Ryanair slammed for not removing racially abusive man
London, Oct 22 (IANS) Irish low-cost airline Ryanair has been slammed after failing to remove a racist passenger onboard a flight from Barcelona to London.
2018-10-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Immigration/Law/Rights,Business/Economy,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Koffee With Deepika, Alia and the 'elephant in the room'
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) The new season of "Koffee With Karan" kickstarted, rather 'quip-started' with plenty of girl giggles and nymph nudges to whet the viewers appetite.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Pakistan reopens Afghan border crossing
Islamabad, Oct 22 (IANS) Pakistan has reopened the friendship gate at the Afghan border in Chaman, resuming trade activities, Nato supplies and transit trade between the two countries, the media reported on Monday.
2018-10-22
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Defence/Security,Diplomacy,Business/Economy
Rae Bareli posters call Priyanka 'emotional blackmailer'
Rae Bareli, Oct 22 (IANS) Hundreds of posters terming Priyanka Gandhi Vadra an "emotional blackmailer" were seen on Monday in Rae Bareli, the parliamentary constituency of her mother and UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
400 petrol pumps in Delhi shut as dealers go on strike
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) A total of 400 petrol pumps, many with CNG dispensing units, began a day-long strike on Monday in protest against Delhi government's refusal to reduce VAT on fuels.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
Pixel 3 XL: Flawless camera, great Android experience (Tech Review)
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Last year's Pixel 2 was practically the best smartphone camera that Google made. However, the screen's dreaded blue tint and other hardware issues overshadowed a capable phone.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Shruti Haasan meets Rahman at his LA studio
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) Actress-singer Shruti Haasan says she spent an incredible evening with Grammy and Oscar winning Indian musician A.R. Rahman in his studio in Los Angeles.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Indian fashion designers are now seen in different light globally: Manish Malhotra
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Ace fashion designer Manish Malhotra says Indian fashion designers are today seen in a different light in the world, with many of them showcasing and presenting their collections at international fashion shows.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,National,Lifestyle/Fashion,IANS Life
NASA names new gamma-ray constellations after Godzilla, Hulk
Washington, Oct 22 (IANS) NASA has used certain characters from modern myths such as the "Hulk" and "Godzilla" to name its new set of 21 gamma-ray constellations constructed in celebration of its Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope's 10th year of operations.
2018-10-22
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
Sanjay Dutt is one of the finest actors: Jackie Shroff
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Veteran actor Jackie Shroff has praised actor Sanjay Dutt, with whom he will be sharing screen space in the upcoming remake of Telugu film "Prasthanam" and said that he is one of the finest actors in Bollywood.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Use of material resources to double by 2060: OECD
Tokyo, Oct 22 (IANS) The use of material resources will double globally by 2060 and will cause a serious environmental impact, according to a study released on Monday by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).
2018-10-22
Category: International, Japan,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
'India is an obvious partner for UNSW'
Sydney, Oct 22 (IANS) As India seeks to reap its demographic dividend and foster innovation and skills for its aspirational young, Australia's global UNSW university is keen to step up its engagement by forging a strategic partnership and become the country's pre-eminent destination for Indian students and research partners.
2018-10-22
Category: International, Australia,National,Education
Usain Bolt gets offer from Australian soccer club
Canberra, Oct 22 (IANS) Former Olympic sprinter Usain Bolt has been offered a contract by Australia's Central Coast Mariners soccer club, media reports said.
2018-10-22
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Football,Athletics
Separatist shutdown, restrictions affect Srinagar
Srinagar, Oct 22 (IANS) Life across the Kashmir Valley was adversely affected on Monday by a separatist-called shutdown against six civilian deaths in an explosion in Kulgam district a day ago.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics,Terrorism,Crime/Disaster/Accident
#MeToo has shaken up the patriarchy: Sushant Singh
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) TV actor and CINTAA General Secretary Sushant Singh says the #MeToo movement in India has shaken up the patriarchy, adding there is a tough fight ahead as the patriarchs will not give in so easily.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
World's longest sea-crossing bridge opens between Hong Kong, China
Hong Kong, Oct 22 (IANS) A $20-billion bridge connecting Hong Kong and Macau to the mainland Chinese city of Zhuhai is set to finally open this week, marking the completion of the longest sea-crossing bridge ever built, nine years after construction began.
2018-10-22
Category: International, Hong Kong,Business/Economy,Human Interest/Society
Enhance global natural gas security: IEA
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) The global natural gas market driven by demand in liquefied natural gas continues to change buyer-seller relationships and raises new challenges for the global security of energy supplies, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said on Monday.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Pete Davidson 'still in love' with Grande
Los Angeles, Oct 22 (IANS) Singer Ariana Grande and Pete Davidson called off their engagement earlier this month, but the "Saturday Night Live" star reportedly still has hope for relationship with her.
2018-10-22
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz
Sport chic jewellery pieces during festive season
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Opt for traditional kadas, colourful gemstone-studded bangles and more while getting into the festive mood.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Cara Delevingne used to hate her eyebrows
Los Angeles, Oct 22 (IANS) Model-actress Cara Delevingne is known for her signature full eyebrows, but says that when she was younger, she tried to make them smaller.
2018-10-22
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood,Lifestyle/Fashion
Viola Davis says 'The Help' is 'missed opportunity'
Los Angeles, Oct 22 (IANS) Oscar-winning actress Viola Davis says she considers "The Help" to be a "missed opportunity".
2018-10-22
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
UN's global war on drugs a failure: Report
Washington, Oct 22 (IANS) The UN's drug strategy of the past 10 years has been a failure, according to a report by the International Drug Policy Consortium (IDPC), which has called for a major rethinking of global policy on illegal narcotics.
2018-10-22
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Bihar woman branded witch, tongue chopped off
Patna, Oct 22 (IANS) A 70-year-old woman's tongue was chopped off after she was branded a witch in a Bihar village in Rohtas district, police said on Monday.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Light intensity quake hits Himachal
Shimla, Oct 22 (IANS) Mild tremors were felt in Himachal Pradesh on Monday. No damage or casualty was reported.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
8 killed in Maharashtra accident
Ahmednagar (Maharashtra), Oct 22 (IANS) At least eight passengers were killed when a private bus in which they were travelling rammed into a stationery truck on the Pune-Aurangabad highway, on Monday, an official said.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Value buying, rupee lift equity indices; banking stocks gain
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) Broadly positive Asian markets, along with a stable rupee and value buying pushed the key domestic equity indices higher during Monday's morning trade session.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Misty Monday morning in Delhi
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) It was a misty morning in the national capital on Monday with the minimum temperature recorded at 15.3 degrees Celsius, three notches below the season's average.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Killer mice decimating albatross population
London, Oct 22 (IANS) Giant mice are killing millions of endangered Tristan albatross chicks on a remote island in the South Atlantic, threatening the rare seabird species with extinction, a wildlife organisation has said.
2018-10-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Environment/Wildlife
4 new Alexa built-in devices available in India next month
Bengaluru, Oct 22 (IANS) Four Indian manufacturers on Monday announced to launch new products like portable headsets, smart speakers and set-top boxes with the Amazon Alexa built-in.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Technology,Business/Economy
Prince Harry visits world's largest sand island in Australia
Canberra, Oct 22 (IANS) Prince Harry on Monday visited Fraser Island, the largest sand island in the world, during his official visit to Australia but pregnant wife Meghan did not take part in the official programme.
2018-10-22
Category: International, Australia,Human Interest/Society
Floor collapse injures 30 in US varsity
New York, Oct 22 (IANS) At least 30 people have been injured when a floor collapsed during a party held at the Clemson University in the US' South Carolina, police said.
2018-10-22
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Education
Ex-Soviet President cautions against US' n-treaty plan
Moscow, Oct 22 (IANS) Former Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev has questioned the intelligence behind US President Donald Trump's plan to withdraw from a key Cold War nuclear weapons treaty.
2018-10-22
Category: International, Russian Federation,Politics,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Ex-Soviet President questions US' n-treaty withdrawal plan
Moscow, Oct 22 (IANS) Former Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev has questioned the intelligence behind US President Donald Trump's plan to withdraw from a key Cold War nuclear weapons treaty
2018-10-22
Category: International, Russian Federation,Politics,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Mudslide kills 9 in Colombia
Bogota, Oct 22 (IANS) At least nine people were killed and five more were missing after heavy rains triggered a mudslide in northern Colombia on Sunday, the fire department said.
2018-10-22
Category: International, Colombia,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Australian PM apologizes to paedophilia victims
Sydney, Oct 22 (IANS) The Australian Prime Minister on Monday apologized and asked for forgiveness on behalf of the nation to the thousands of victims affected by acts of paedophilia and other abuse when they were under the care of national institutions.
2018-10-22
Category: International, Australia,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Saudi king, crown prince send condolences to Khashoggi´s son
Riyadh, Oct 22 (IANS) The King of Saudi Arabia and the Crown Prince sent their condolences to a son of Jamal Khashoggi, a journalist who died at his country's consulate in Istanbul, Saudi state media reported.
2018-10-22
Category: International, Saudi Arabia,Media,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diplomacy
Richa Chadha to belly dance for Shakeela biopic
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) Actress Richa Chadha is working on her belly dancing skills for a special promotional song for a biopic on south Indian glamour actress Shakeela.
2018-10-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Southern Cinema
Germany's Merkel suspends arms sales to Saudi Arabia
Berlin, Oct 22 (IANS) Chancellor Angela Merkel has announced the suspension of German arms sales to Saudi Arabia, saying they cannot be undertaken in the current circumstances, a reference to the death of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi who disappeared on October 2 and whom Riyadh has admitted died inside its consulate in Istanbul.
2018-10-22
Category: International, Germany,Media,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Ronaldo's Valladolid beats Real Betis 1-0
Sevilla (Spain), Oct 22 (IANS) Real Valladolid beat Real Betis 1-0 in the ninth round of La Liga.
2018-10-22
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Trump repeats refusal to take in Honduran caravan migrants
Tapachula (Mexico), Oct 22 (IANS) Hundreds of migrants remained at the Rodolfo Robles bridge crossing point over the Suchiate river on the Guatemalan border on Sunday, waiting to cross into Mexico to continue their journey to try and reach the US.
2018-10-22
Category: International, Mexico,Politics,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights
19 killed in bus collision in Pakistan
Islamabad, Oct 22 (IANS) At least 19 people were killed and over 40 others injured in a head-on collision between two passenger buses in Pakistan's Punjab province on Sunday night, police and media said.
2018-10-22
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Zoo lioness kills father of her three cubs
Indianapolis (US), Oct 22 (IANS) A lioness has killed the father of her three cubs in their pen at a zoo in the US.
2018-10-22
Category: International, United States,Environment/Wildlife
Telugu fastest growing language in US
Washington, Oct 22 (IANS) Telugu is the fastest growing language in the US, says a study by an American think tank.
2018-10-22
Category: International, United States,Art/Culture/Books,Diaspora,Human Interest/Society
Raikkonen wins F1 US Grand Prix
Austin (Texas), Oct 22 (IANS) Finland's Kimi Raikkonen (Ferrari) won Sunday's Formula 1 Grand Prix in the US, surpassing Dutch driver Max Verstappen (Red Bull) and dethroning Great Britain's Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes) who fell to the third spot.
2018-10-22
Category: International, United States,Sports,Other Sports
Erdogan, Trump agree on need to explain Khashoggi's death
Ankara, Oct 22 (IANS) Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his US counterpart Donald Trump discussed on telephone on Sunday night the death of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi and agreed that "all aspects of the case should be brought to light".
2018-10-22
Category: International, Turkey,Media,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diplomacy
US general wounded in Afghan attack
Washington, Oct 22 (IANS) The US military has admitted that a US general was wounded in the attack in Afghanistan's Kandahar province last week which left four top provincial officials dead, according to American media reports.
2018-10-22
Category: International, United States,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Iran dismisses allegations of meddling in US election
Tehran, Oct 22 (IANS) Iran's Foreign Ministry on Sunday denied allegations of interfering in the US mid-term Congressional elections.
2018-10-22
Category: International, Turkey,Politics,Diplomacy
Freiburg tie Berlin 1-1, Monchengladbach crush Mainz 4-0
Berlin, Oct 22 (IANS) Robin Koch's equalizer secured Freiburg one point from Berlin, and Borussia Monchengladbach cruised to a 4-0 win over Mainz to conclude the 8th round of Bundesliga on Sunday.
2018-10-22
Category: International, Germany,Sports,Football
UAE, US kick off two-week joint military exercise
Dubai, Oct 22 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the US on Sunday kicked off a two-week military exercise, state news agency WAM reported.
2018-10-22
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Horror film 'Halloween' dominates North American box office
Los Angeles, Oct 22 (IANS) Universal and Blumhouse's horror film "Halloween" dominated North American box office in its opening weekend with an estimated $77.5 million, scoring the second biggest horror opening weekend of all-time.
2018-10-22
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz
Six shot in Florida, suspect on run
Washington, Oct 22 (IANS) Six people were shot, leaving three of them in critical condition, in Jacksonville in the US state of Florida, police said Sunday.
2018-10-22
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Germany suspends arms sales to Saudi Arabia
Berlin, Oct 22 (IANS) Germany will not sell arms to Saudi Arabia while the case of the death of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi remains unclear, Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Sunday.
2018-10-22
Category: International, Germany,Media,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Turkey to reveal 'naked truth' of Saudi journalist's murder: President
Istanbul, Oct 22 (IANS) Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said that he will make statements about murdered Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi during his party's parliamentary group meeting on Tuesday.
2018-10-22
Category: International, Turkey,Media,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Journalist's death a mistake: Saudi Arabia
New York, Oct 21 (IANS) Saudi Arabia on Sunday described as "a mistake" the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in its Consulate in Istanbul, Turkey, earlier this month.
2018-10-22
Category: International, United States,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights,Diplomacy
Afghan election process officially ends, over 4 mn cast votes
Kabul, Oct 21 (IANS) The President of Afghanistan on Sunday officially announced that voting in the Afghan parliamentary elections had closed, with initial data from the election commission estimating that over four million eligible voters exercised their democratic rights over the weekend.
2018-10-21
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Punia enters World wrestling semis
Budapest, Oct 21 (IANS) Asian Games gold medallist Bajrang Punia beat Tulga Tumur Ochir of Mongolia 5-3 to enter the semifinals of the men's 65 kg Freestyle category at the World Wrestling Championships here on Sunday.
2018-10-21
Category: International, Hungary,Sports,Other Sports
Keepers err as ATK hold Jamshedpur
Jamshedpur, Oct 21 (IANS) A solid defensive display from ATK saw them hold an in-form Jamshedpur FC 1-1 in the Indian Super League at the JRD Tata Sports Complex here on Sunday.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Bihar,Sports,Football
Bengal taste first defeat in PKL
Pune, Oct 21 (IANS) Bengal Warriors tasted their first defeat in the ongoing edition of Pro Kabaddi League after being brushed aside 30-39 by Dabang Delhi in an inter-zonal challenge match here on Sunday.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports
22 dead as train derails in Taiwan
Taipei, Oct 21 (IANS) At least 22 people died and 171 other passengers were injured Sunday when a train derailed near the Taiwanese capital, the country's emergency services said.
2018-10-21
Category: International, Taiwan, Province Of China,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Labourer dies inside Delhi Jal Board pump house
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) A labourer died while working in a Delhi Jal Board water pump house in north Delhi, police said on Sunday.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Meghalaya looking at options for technology in food processing
Paris, Oct 21 (IANS) Chief Minister Conrad K. Sangma on Sunday said Meghalaya is looking at options for technology and machinery to build an efficient supply chain as well on development of product and branding to establish its unique identity.
2018-10-21
Category: International, France,Politics,Business/Economy
Atalanta demolish Chievo Verona 5-1
Verona (Italy), Oct 21 (IANS) Atalanta demolished hosts Chievo Verona 5-1 on Sunday, thanks in part to a hat-trick from Slovenia playmaker Josip Ilicic.
2018-10-21
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Football
Bologna makes late comeback to hold Torino to 2-2 draw in Serie A
Bologna (Italy), Oct 21 (IANS) After being down 0-2, Bologna made a late comeback on Sunday to hold visiting Torino to a 2-2 draw in the Serie A ninth round.
2018-10-21
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Football
Montpellier tops Bordeaux 2-0 in Ligue 1
Montpellier (France), Oct 21 (IANS) Montpellier claimed a 2-0 home victory over Bordeaux on Sunday, moving up to the third spot in the Ligue 1 table.
2018-10-21
Category: International, France,Sports,Football
Pleased with the batting effort, says West Indies skipper
Guwahati, Oct 21 (IANS) West Indies skipper Jason Holder on Sunday said despite the eight wicket loss against India in the first ODI, he is pleased with the batting effort of his team.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Assam,Sports,Cricket
1st ODI: Bowlers could have applied bit better, says Kohli
Guwahati, Oct 21 (IANS) After winning the first ODI against the West Indies here, Indian skipper Virat Kohli said bowlers could have performed better, especially in the last few overs.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Assam,Sports,Cricket
Sinha holds local administration responsible for Amritsar train tragedy
Varanasi, Oct 21 (IANS) Union Minister of State for Railways Manoj Sinha on Sunday held the local administration responsible for the Amritsar tragedy in which 59 people were crushed to death by a train while watching the burning of the Dusshera effigy.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
CBI books its Special Director in bribery case
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation has registered a case against its own Special Director Rakesh Asthana of accepting bribe to settle a case of meat exporter Moin Qureshi, who is facing multiple cases of money laundering and corruption, the agency said on Sunday.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Trinamool leader in Bengal shot at
Kolkata, Oct 21 (IANS) A Trinamool leader of West Bengal's Birbhum district sustained a bullet injury when he was allegedly attacked by BJP workers on Sunday.
2018-10-21
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Woman gang-raped in West Bengal, 2 held
Kolkata, Oct 21 (IANS) A woman was allegedly gang-raped brutally in a secluded area in West Bengal's Jalpaiguri district, police said on Sunday.
2018-10-21
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Rohit, Kohli star as India thrash West Indies in 1st ODI
Guwahati, Oct 21 (IANS) Opener Rohit Sharma and skipper Virat Kohli scored blistering centuries to help India thrash the West Indies by eight wickets in the first One-Day International match here on Sunday.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Assam,Sports,Cricket
Man held for killing wife over her alleged affair
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) A man was on Sunday arrested on the charge of killing his wife, police said.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Human Interest/Society
Former minister Padmalochan Panda joins BJP in Odisha
Bhubaneswar, Oct 21 (IANS) Former Odisha Minister and Congress leader Padmalochan Panda joined the Bharatiya Janata Party on Sunday.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
Actor Arjun made unwanted advances, claims Kannada actress Sruthi
Bengaluru, Oct 21 (IANS) Kannada actor Sruthi Hariharan on Sunday alleged that she was subjected to "unwanted advances" by south Indian multi-lingual actor Arjun Sarja.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Cinema/Showbiz
Data protection bill detrimental to economy, says advocacy group
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) While the government is in the process of devising institutional measures to protect consumers' personal data, an advocacy group has written to Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad against the limited scope of the legislation in work, which, it said, will "harm the overall globalization of the economy" in the long run.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Technology,Business/Economy
India congratulates Afghan people for voting
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) India on Sunday congratulated the people of Afghanistan for exercising their democratic rights in that country's parliamentary elections in the face of terror threats.
2018-10-21
Category: International, India,National,Diplomacy
Delhi petrol pumps to shut for 24 hours starting Monday
New Delhi Oct 21 (IANS) Fuel pumps in the national capital will remain shut for 24 hours starting Monday 6 a.m. to press the Delhi government to lower value-added tax (VAT) on the key transport fuels.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Shuttler Saina loses in Denmark Open final
Odense (Denmark), Oct 21 (IANS) Saina Nehwal went down fighting to Tai Tzu Ying of Chinese Taipei in the women's singles final of the Denmark Open badminton tournament here on Sunday.
2018-10-21
Category: International, Denmark,Sports,Badminton
Akali Dal demands Sidhu's sack, wife's arrest
Chandigarh, Oct 21 (IANS) The Shiromani Akali Dal core committee on Sunday demanded immediate sacking of Punjab Local Bodies Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu and registration of a murder case against his wife and former legislator Navjot Kaur Sidhu as well as organizers of Dussehra function on Friday.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
CBI books its Special Director in bribery case
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation has registered a case against its own Special Director Rakesh Asthana of accepting bribe to settle a case of meat exporter Moin Qureshi, who is facing multiple cases of money laundering and corruption, the agency said on Sunday.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Amarinder heads to Israel
Chandigarh, Oct 21 (IANS) Claiming to be "completely satisfied with the relief and rehabilitation measures being carried out for the victims of the Amritsar train tragedy" and following assurances by his ministerial colleagues that everything will be taken care of, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Sunday decided to visit Israel.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics,Diplomacy
Ayushmann, Rajkummar deserve all the glory: Tiwari
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) Filmmaker Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari has praised actors Rajkummar Rao and Ayushmann Khuranna. She said the two "talented" actors deserve all the glory.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Empoli extend Frosinone's winless Serie A season with late draw
Frosinone (Italy), Oct 21 (IANS) Empoli came from behind on Sunday to deprive hosts Frosinone of their first win this Serie A season in a thrilling 3-3 draw in the Italian league's ninth round.
2018-10-21
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Football
Hyderabad Airport terminal to open on Oct 23
Hyderabad, Oct 21 (IANS) The Interim International Departure Terminal at the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport here will be made operational on October 23.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Business/Economy
Train services partially resume in Amritsar; protesters booked
Amritsar, Oct 21 (IANS) Amid tension and tight security, train services were partially restored on the Amritsar-Jalandhar railway section as the Punjab Police booked unidentified protesters on Sunday who clashed with the police at the spot where 59 people were crushed by a speeding train on Friday.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Himachal achieves 66% target in providing LPG connections
Shimla, Oct 21 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government on Sunday claimed that its 'Grihini Suvidha Yojana' (GSY) has been a success as it has achieved 66 per cent target in five months since its launch on May 26.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Politics,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
Magpie Group to conduct cricket talent search in Chandigarh
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Magpie Sports Group, one of India's leading sports management companies, announced on Sunday that they will conduct a talent hunt for aspiring cricketers in Chandigarh from January 10-14 next year.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Himachal may introduce drug abuse in school curriculum
Shimla, Oct 21 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on Sunday said the government is planning to introduce drug abuse in the school curriculum.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Lifestyle/Fashion,Politics,Health/Medicine
ISL: Battle of attackers as Pune face Bengaluru (Preview)
Pune, Oct 21 (IANS) FC Pune City may find the going tough as they hunt for their first win in the Indian Super League (ISL) against last year's runners-up Bengaluru FC at the Shree Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex here on Monday.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Football,ISL
Forum wants probe into disappearance of Azad Hind Fauj fund
Kolkata, Oct 21 (IANS) Commemorating the 75th anniversary of the formation of 'Azad Hind government' headed by Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose in 1943, an organisation of lawyers and retired government officials on Sunday urged the Centre to declassify all files on Bose and his army.
2018-10-21
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Low-intensity tremor rocks Kashmir Valley
Srinagar, Oct 21 (IANS) A low-intensity tremor struck the Kashmir valley on Sunday, but there was no report of any damage to life or property.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Kashmir,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Human Interest/Society
7 civilians, three militants killed in J&K's Kulgam (Third Lead)
Srinagar, Oct 21 (IANS) At least seven civilians were killed in an explosion in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam district on Sunday shortly after a gunfight had left three militants dead, officials said.
2018-10-21
Category: International, India,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Punjab Police to probe Amritsar train tragedy separately
Chandigarh, Oct 21 (IANS) The Punjab Police will conduct a separate probe into the train tragedy in Amritsar on Friday in which 59 people lost their lives and nearly 60 others were injured.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Punjab may up compensation for Amritsar train tragedy victims
Chandigarh, Oct 21 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Sunday asked officials to prepare a detailed socio-economic profile of the victims of the Amritsar train tragedy, hinting at a higher compensation for the aggrieved families amid growing criticism that the government was not doing enough, and quickly, to alleviate their pain.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics,Religion,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Human Interest/Society
Nearly 35 lakh tonnes paddy procured in Punjab
Chandigarh, Oct 21 (IANS) Nearly 35 lakh tonnes of paddy has been procured in Punjab this season, food and supplies officials in the state said on Sunday.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Petrol, diesel prices down for fourth successive day
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) State-run oil marketing companies (OMCs) cut the prices of key domestic transport fuels -- petrol and diesel -- for the fourth consecutive day on Sunday on lower global crude oil prices.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Ebola death toll rises to 200 in Congo
Kinshasa, Oct 21 (IANS) The death toll in the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has risen to 200, the Health Ministry has said.
2018-10-21
Category: International, Congo, The Democratic Republic Of The,Health/Medicine
Kejriwal begins door-to-door campaign for 2019 LS polls
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister and Aam Aadmi Party supremo Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday launched the party's door-to-door campaign for the 2019 Lok Sabha polls in the national capital.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Graeme Smith to deliver lecture at Jagmohan Dalmiya conclave
Kolkata, Oct 21 (IANS) Former South African captain Graeme Smith will deliver a lecture at the second edition of the Jagmohan Dalmiya Annual Conclave slated for November 2 ahead of Indias first Twenty20 international against the West Indies, a source said on Sunday.
2018-10-21
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
'Kosha' breaks the norm for me: Prachi Desai
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Actress Prachi Desai says she has essayed the role of a "good girl" for too long and wants to try something different. She adds that her upcoming project titled "Kosha" breaks the norm for her.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
CBI 'books' its Special Director in bribery case
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation has charged its own Special Director Rakesh Asthana with accepting bribe to settle a case of meat exporter Moin Qureshi, who is facing multiple cases of money laundering and corruption.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
In thematic vs traditional puja, BJP's Ghosh says 'let us respect traditions'
Kolkata, Oct 21 (IANS) In debate over thematic celebrations versus traditional Durga Puja, West Bengal BJP President Dilip Ghosh on Sunday said one should not forget the true essence of theme-based Durga Puja celebrations and that it is everyone's duty to uphold the traditions.
2018-10-21
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics,Religion
Bollywood celebs wish Deepika, Ranveer on marriage news
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) After Bollywood stars Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh announced their marriage on social media on Sunday, celebrities like Karan Johar, Nimrat Kaur, Milap Zaveri and Divya Dutta congratulated the star couple.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Three Soldiers, two militants killed amid infiltration bid on LoC
Jammu, Oct 21 (IANS) Two infiltrating militants and three soldiers were killed on Sunday on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district where the Indian Army foiled an infiltration bid.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Maldives top court upholds presidential election result
Male, Oct 21 (IANS) The top court in the Maldives on Sunday upheld the recent presidential election result, and dismissed a petition by the outgoing incumbent, who accused the electoral commission of vote-rigging.
2018-10-21
Category: International, India,Immigration/Law/Rights,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Contribute to the motherland, Super 30 founder urges Indians abroad
San Jose, Oct 21 (IANS) Super 30 founder Anand Kumar on Sunday urged Indians living abroad to come back and contribute to the "motherland" where there is a "huge craving for education".
2018-10-21
Category: International, Argentina,Diaspora,Education
17 killed, over 100 injured as train derails in Taiwan
Taipei, Oct 21 (IANS) At least 17 people were killed and over 100 injured when a train derailed near the Taiwanese capital on Sunday, railway officials said.
2018-10-21
Category: International, Taiwan, Province Of China,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Six civilians, three militants killed in J&K's Kulgam
Srinagar, Oct 21 (IANS) Six civilians were killed in an explosion at an encounter site in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam district on Sunday after a gunfight that left three militants dead was over, officials said.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Eating spinach, beetroot could help prevent vision loss
Sydney, Oct 21 (IANS) Eating vegetable nitrates, found mainly in green leafy vegetables and beetroot, could prevent macular degeneration, a common cause of vision loss in people over age 50, new research has found.
2018-10-21
Category: International, Australia,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
Israel opens Gaza crossings after tension subsides
Jerusalem, Oct 21 (IANS) Israel opened two crossings into the Gaza Strip on Sunday following a decrease in the amount of violence along the border, authorities said.
2018-10-21
Category: International, Israel,Politics,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Air quality gets better in nearly 350 Chinese cities
Beijing, Oct 21 (IANS) More than half of China's cities saw air quality improve year-on-year in September, the Chinese Environment Ministry has said.
2018-10-21
Category: International, China,Politics,Environment/Wildlife,Human Interest/Society
Saina loses in Denmark Open final
Odense (Denmark), Oct 21 (IANS) Saina Nehwal went down fighting to Tai Tzu Ying of Chinese Taipei in the women's singles final of the Denmark Open badminton tournament here on Sunday.
2018-10-21
Category: International, Denmark,Sports,Badminton
1st ODI: Hetmyer ton helps West Indies post challenging total vs India
Guwahati, Oct 21 (IANS) A brilliant century by Shimron Hetmyer (106) and some useful contributions from Devendra Bishoo and Kemar Roach towards the end helped West Indies post 322/8 against India in the first One-Day International match here on Sunday.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Assam,Sports,Cricket
President Kovind to visit Maharashtra
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind will embark on a two-day visit to Maharashtra on Monday.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Education
Heart patients should take walk breaks every 20 minutes: Study
Toronto, Oct 21 (IANS) Heart patients should engage in light physical activities such as standing up or walking at casual pace for about seven minutes after every 20 minutes of sitting at a computer or watching television, suggests new research.
2018-10-21
Category: International, Canada,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
Spain's Marquez claims 7th world title
Motegi (Japan), Oct 21 (IANS) Spanish rider Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda) won his seventh World Championship title after claiming the 2018 MotoGP trophy with a thrilling victory in Japan.
2018-10-21
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Motorsports
30 Taliban militants killed in Afghan air raid
Kabul, Oct 21 (IANS) Atleast 30 Taliban militants were killed in an air raid in Afghanistan's Baghlan province on Sunday, an army spokesman said.
2018-10-21
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Deadline for filing September GSTR-3B return extended till Oct. 25
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) on Sunday extended till October 25 the deadline for filing the GSTR-3B summary return of sales for September.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Nikhil hopes for Guinness Record in freestyle football (IANS Interview)
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) On the verge of making it to the prestigious Guinness World Records, professional freestyle footballer Nikhil Krishna wants to improve the profile of the relatively unknown sport in India.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Selma Blair has multiple sclerosis
Los Angeles, Oct 21 (IANS) Actress Selma Blair has revealed she has been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis.
2018-10-21
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
On country's security, government will take 'big and bold' decisions:Modi (Third Lead)
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said his government is committed to taking "big and bold" decisions on country's security, and that whosoever poses a threat to India's sovereignty, will be dealt with "double the strength."
2018-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
#MeToo: Artist Binoy Varghese named anonymously, painter denies
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Artist Binoy Varghese was named in an anonymous #MeToo post on Instagram on Saturday night. Varghese has denied knowing the woman.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Lifestyle/Fashion,Immigration/Law/Rights,Art/Culture/Books
Ethiopians on top at Delhi Half Marathon
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Ethiopia ruled the roost at the 2018 Delhi Half Marathon on Sunday with Tsehay Gemechu setting a new course record on her way to the women's title while Andamlak Belihu emerged triumphant among the men.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Athletics
4 women seeking to enter Sabarimala temple sent back by protesters
Sabarimala, Oct 21 (IANS) Four women hailing from Andhra Pradesh were on their way to the Samarimala temple to pray to the presiding deity Lord Ayyappa, when angry protesters blocked their path on Sunday and turned them away.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics,Religion,Immigration/Law/Rights
Khashoggi's fiancee writes him parting message
Ankara, Oct 21 (IANS) The fiancee of journalist Jamal Khashoggi has published a final message to him, after Saudi authorities admitted he was killed at the country's consulate in Istanbul, the media reported on Sunday.
2018-10-21
Category: International, Turkey,Media,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Human Interest/Society
Deepika, Ranveer to marry in November
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) Bollywood actors Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone on Sunday announced that they are set to tie the knot on November 14-15.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
'The Playboy...' is like 'Sholay' of short films: Siddiqui
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) Director Tariq Naved Siddiqui, who is gearing up for the release of "The Playboy Mr. Sawhney", says the short film is like "Sholay" of short films which has a big budget and numerous actors.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Rami Malek met with car accident because of billboard
Los Angeles, Oct 21 (IANS) Actor Rami Malek's initial experience of fame was short-lived after he crashed his car upon spotting his first "Mr. Robot" billboard.
2018-10-21
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Tanushree gave me courage to come out with my story: Rahul Raj
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) Actor Rahul Raj Singh has alleged sexual harassment by writer Mushtaq Sheikh. He says actress Tanushree Dutta, who spoke about her harassment, gave him the courage to address his "demon".
2018-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Tests confirm Messi suffers broken arm
Madrid, Oct 21 (IANS) FC Barcelona striker Lionel Messi looks certain to miss next weekend's 'Clasico' as his side entertain Real Madrid after tests confirmed he has suffered a fracture in the radial bone of his right arm.
2018-10-21
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Congress mocks Modi for attempting to appropriate Netaji's legacy
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The Congress on Sunday mocked at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for attempting to appropriate the legacy of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose and accused the RSS-BJP of trying to distort history.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Akanksha Bhandari making new version of 'Tere liye'
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) Singer Akanksha Bhandari, who sang "Tere liye" with Pakistani singer Atif Aslam for the film "Namaste England", is working on another version of the song.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Samsung planning to develop AI-powered multi-device system
Toronto, Oct 21 (IANS) With Artificial Intelligence (AI) pushing the frontiers of communication technology, Samsung Electronics is planning to develop a multi-device platform -- a variety of AI-enabled devices that communicate seamlessly with each other -- to make experiences more personal and relevant.
2018-10-21
Category: International, Canada,Technology,Business/Economy
Corruptors seem a step ahead of enforcement agencies (Column: Just Sport)
It is all nice to say that fans deserve fairplay, not cheating and corruption. Yet, allegations of betting, spot-fixing and match-fixing keep sprouting in the world of sport, and corruptors seem a step ahead of the sports authorities and the law enforcement agencies.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Ahwaan Kumar joins 'Kaal Bhairav Rahasya 2'
Gandhinagar, Oct 21 (IANS) After being part of the first season of "Kaal Bhairav Rahasya", actor Ahwaan Kumar has now joined the cast of the show's second season.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Hackers breach govt health insurance system in US
San Francisco, Oct 21 (IANS) Hackers have got access to personal data belonging to 75,000 people in a breach of government health insurance system used by insurance agents and brokers to help customers sign up for healthcare plans in the US, the media reported.
2018-10-21
Category: International, Costa Rica,Defence/Security,Technology,Health/Medicine
Monterrey Rayados defeat Toluca in Apertura 2018
Monterrey (Mexico), Oct 21 (IANS) Monterrey Rayados defeated Toluca 2-1 in the Apertura 2018 football tournament thanks to a stunning winning goal by Daniel Lajud.
2018-10-21
Category: International, Mexico,Sports,Football
We should have a civil conduct on social media: Swara
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Known for speaking her mind, actress Swara Bhasker, who has often been a victim of trolling and online bullying, says like any other public sphere, social media should also have a civil conduct.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,National,IANS Life
Rajnath to visit J&K on Tuesday
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh is slated to visit Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday to review the security situation in the state, specifically in the valley and along the India-Pakistan border, besides interacting with political leaders, officials said on Sunday.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
11 civilians killed in bomb blast on 2nd day of Afghan elections
Kabul, Oct 21 (IANS) Eleven civilians were killed in a roadside bomb blast in Afghanistan's Nangarhar province on Sunday as voting for parliamentary elections was underway on the second day, an official said.
2018-10-21
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Defence/Security,Terrorism
5 civilians killed in explosion at J&K gunfight site
Srinagar, Oct 21 (IANS) Five civilians were killed and over a dozen others injured on Sunday when an explosion occurred a gunfight site in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam district, police said.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security
'Sandakozhi 2' is Vishal Krishna's 'most expensive film'
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) Tamil-Telugu actor Vishal Krishnas 25th film "Sandakozhi 2" has opened to roaring crowds singing and dancing in the theatres as they do for Rajinikanths films.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Islamic, Indian medieval artefacts to be sold at Christie's London
London, Oct 21 (IANS) Collectors and connoisseurs of Islamic and Indian art are in for a treat as medieval historical artefacts dating between the 9th and the 19th centuries will be on auction at Christie's London on Thursday.
2018-10-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,National,Lifestyle/Fashion,Art/Culture/Books
Men should understand what consent is: Ayushmann
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) Actor Ayushmann Khurrana has supported the #MeToo movement by saying that men should understand what consent is.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Immunotherapy plus chemo extends life of breast cancer patients
London, Oct 21 (IANS) A treatment regime combining immunotherapy and chemotherapy can help tune the body's immune system to attack an aggressive type of breast cancer, extending survival by up to 10 months, show results of an immunotherapy trial in Britain.
2018-10-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
I'm available as an actor across languages: Ashish Vidyarthi
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) National Award winner Ashish Vidyarthi has acted in hundreds of films in languages like Hindi, Telugu, Malayalam and Bengali, but the actor in him wants more. He also feels he has had less opportunities in Bollywood.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Southern Cinema,National,IANS Life
No more 'bad blood' between Swift, Perry
Los Angeles, Oct 21 (IANS) Singer Katy Perry has praised Taylor Swift, with whom she had a long-running feud, for voicing her political opinion.
2018-10-21
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Leena Yadav has brought out my best performance: Amyra Dastur
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Actress Amyra Dastur says filmmaker Leena Yadav has brought out her best performance with "Rajma Chawal".
2018-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Zayn Malik posts shirtless snap
Los Angeles, Oct 21 (IANS) Singer Zayn Malik sent his Instagram fans into a tizzy with an intimate shirtless photograph of himself.
2018-10-21
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood,Lifestyle/Fashion
Police injured as Amritsar tragedy protesters take to stone-pelting
Amritsar, Oct 21 (IANS) Protests staged by residents here against the Punjab government and the railways after 59 people were killed when a train crushed them as they were watching Dusshera celebrations, turned violent on Sunday leaving a few policemen injured following stone-pelting.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Punjab,National,Defence/Security,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Human Interest/Society
Kerala prioritises seed procurement to rehabilitate flood-hit farmers
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Two months after floods caused havoc in Kerala and flattened major standing crops, leading to losses estimated at over Rs 2,000 crore, the state government has decided to distribute crop inputs, particularly seeds, as a part of the rehabilitation package for affected farmers.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Ethiopians on top at Delhi Half Marathon
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Ethiopia ruled the roost at the 2018 Delhi Half Marathon on Sunday with Tsehay Gemechu setting a new course record on her way to the women's title while Andamlak Belihu emerged triumphant among the men.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Athletics
Modi gets emotional remembering police sacrifice
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday got emotional while remembering the sacrifice of police personnel who laid their lives in the line of duty since Independence.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Anu Malik no longer part of 'Indian Idol'
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) Singer Anu Malik, who has been accused of sexual misconduct, was no longer part of the jury panel of the singing-based reality show "Indian Idol" season 10, according to an official statement on Sunday.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Polling underway for second round of Pakistan by-polls
Islamabad, Oct 21 (IANS) Voting for Pakistan's second round of by-polls in three National and Provincial Assembly constituencies in Karachi and Peshawar were underway on Sunday, amidst strict security.
2018-10-21
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Over 3 mn voted in Afghan parliamentary polls
Kabul, Oct 21 (IANS) More than three million voters have cast their ballot in Afghanistan's parliamentary elections that were held on Saturday amidst terror threats, the country's Independent Election Commission (IEC) said on Sunday.
2018-10-21
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Former SC judges divided over increasing retirement age
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Former Supreme Court judges are divided over a suggestion to increase the retirement age of judges to 70 years. Those opposed to it say that 65 years is "optimal" and even at this age it is difficult to bear the burden of the court's heavy workload.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Civilian killed in explosion at J&K gunfight site
Srinagar, Oct 21 (IANS) A civilian was killed and around a dozen others were injured on Sunday when an explosion occurred a gunfight site in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam district, police said.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security
Threats to Indian sovereignty will be answered with double strength: Modi (Second Lead, correcting para 4)
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) In a lengthy speech invoking valour and recalling the contribution of the Azad Hind Fauj (Indian National Army) in the freedom movement, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Sunday that his government was committed to taking "big and bold" decisions and that the Indian Army was being modernised as per Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose's vision.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security,Art/Culture/Books
Senior Republican lawmaker confronted in restaurant
Washington, Oct 21 (IANS) Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell was confronted at a restaurant in Kentucky, the media reported on Sunday.
2018-10-21
Category: International, United States,Politics
Why was Bose not accorded the respect he deserved: Minister
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Recalling the sacrifices made by Subhas Chandra Bose in raising the Azad Hind Fauj (Indian National Army) towards the freedom movement, Culture Minister Mahesh Sharma asked on Sunday why was Bose not accorded the respect he deserved in the seven decades since independence.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security,Art/Culture/Books
Loretta Lynn resting at home after hospital stay
Los Angeles, Oct 21 (IANS) A record label spokesperson for singer Loretta Lynn has issued a statement on her behalf, in which the country star says she had "a brief hospital visit" but is now "enjoying a weekend of resting up at home".
2018-10-21
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Mamata pays tribute to INA soldierS
Kolkata, Oct 21 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday paid tribute to all the brave soldiers of Indian National Army (INA) on the 75th anniversary of the formation of the Azad Hind Government.
2018-10-21
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Indian Railways suffers as private players fail to meet wagon delivery targets
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) A working capital crunch, coupled with lack of critical components, has slowed down the delivery schedule of railway wagons, affecting their availability with the transporter, a senior official said.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Modi accuses UPA government for delaying National Police Memorial
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Dedicating the National Police Memorial (NPM) to the nation in recognition of the sacrifices made by police personnel since Independence, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday accused the UPA government of its failure in constructing the memorial.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Threats to Indian sovereignty will be answered with double strength: Modi
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) In a lengthy speech invoking valour and recalling the contribution of the Azad Hind Fauj (Indian National Army) in the freedom movement, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Sunday that his government was committed to taking "big and bold" decisions and that the Indian Army was being modernised as per the vision of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security,Art/Culture/Books
Three militants killed in J&K gunfight
Srinagar, Oct 21 (IANS) Three militants were killed and two soldiers injured on Sunday in a gunfight with the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam district, police said.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Samsung's new ultrasound system to spot high-risk pregnancies
Singapore, Oct 21 (IANS) Samsung Medison, a global medical equipment company and an affiliate of Samsung Electronics, on Sunday unveiled a new ultrasound system which is expected to facilitate the examination of high-risk pregnancies and early diagnosis of abnormal foetus conditions.
2018-10-21
Category: International, Singapore,Technology,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine
A library run by industrial workers means world of change for children (IANS Special Series)
Ludhiana (Punjab), Oct 21 (IANS) At first look, it is just another small room with one wall almost crumbling. But this 25-square yard space means the world for children of factory workers and labourers in Punjab's industrial hub Ludhiana.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Punjab,National,IANS Special Series,Education,Features
Sons of India obliterated to magnify presence of one family: Modi
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The contribution of leaders such as Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, B.R. Ambedkar and Sardar Patel have been obliterated in mainstream Indian discourse to magnify the presence of one family, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Sunday.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security,Art/Culture/Books
Asian kabaddi champions unsure of road ahead: Iran captain
Chennai, Oct 21 (IANS) Despite Iran winning the kabaddi gold at the Asian Games earlier this year, team captain Fazel Atrachali is not sure about replicating the success four years down the line as he feels the road ahead is rough. He also thinks India's Pro Kabaddi league is good for the sport.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,National,Sports,IANS Life
Apple Watch Series 4: Fall-detection for aged, fitness aid for millennials (Tech Review)
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) If you are constantly worried about an elderly person in your family suffering a fall in the bathroom or in the garden, the Apple Watch Series 4 is what you need.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine,Technology
TV gave me money, fame, name: Neena Gupta
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Veteran actress Neena Gupta, who worked in TV shows like "Saans", "Siski", "Saat Phere" and "Kamzor Kadii Kaun", says working on the small screen gave her money, fame and name.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Short interrupted breaths in sleep apnea deadlier: Study
New York, Oct 21 (IANS) People with sleep apnea who have short interruptions in breathing while they sleep are at higher risk of death than those with longer interruptions, according to a new study.
2018-10-21
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
'Dude, Where's My Car' director Danny Leiner dead
Los Angeles, Oct 21 (IANS) Danny Leiner, a film and television director whose feature films including "Dude, Wheres My Car" and "Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle", is dead, according to his publicist. He was 57.
2018-10-21
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Threats to Indian sovereignty will be answered with double strength: Modi
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) In a lengthy speech invoking valour and recalling the contribution of the Azad Hind Fauj (Indian National Army) in the freedom movement, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Sunday that his government was committed to taking "big and bold" decisions and that the Indian Army was being modernised as per the dreams of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security,Art/Culture/Books
Nur Jahan: The widow who became the Empress of India (Book Review)
Book: Empress: The Astonishing Reign of Nur Jahan; Author: Ruby Lal; Publisher: Penguin-Viking; Pages: 308; Price: Rs 599
2018-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,National,Art/Culture/Books,IANS Life
Liquidity worries, Q2 results to chart stock market's course (Market Outlook)
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) Second-quarter earnings result season, combined with the direction of foreign fund flows and the liquidity situation of the NBFC (non-banking financial companies) sector are expected to determine the trajectory of Indian stock market indices during the upcoming week.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Nick Clegg facing flak for joining Facebook
London, Oct 21 (IANS) Former British Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg, who earlier criticised Facebook for paying too little tax in Britain, is now facing flak for joining the social network as its head of global affairs, the media reported.
2018-10-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics,Technology,Business/Economy
Bruce Dern returns home from hospital
Los Angeles, Oct 21 (IANS) Actor Bruce Dern is out of the hospital, in no pain, and eager to get back to work, according to his publicist, Lee Wallman.
2018-10-21
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
'Dilwale Dulhania...' will always be a special film: Kajol
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) Actress Kajol says "Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge", which has clocked 23 years of its release in the Hindi film industry, will always be an incredibly special film.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Reopening solar scam case politically motivated: Chandy
Kottayam (Kerala), Oct 21 (IANS) Reacting to the Kerala government registering a new case of sexual abuse alleged by solar scam accused Saritha Nair, former Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Sunday said the move was politically motivated.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Ethiopians on top at Delhi Half Marathon
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Ethiopia ruled the roost at the 2018 Delhi Half Marathon on Sunday with Andamlak Belihu and Tsehay Gemechu emerging triumphant in the men's and women's categories respectively.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Anger brews in Amritsar after train tragedy
Amritsar, Oct 21 (IANS) Angry residents blocked traffic around the Joda Phatak area in Amritsar on Sunday to protest against the apathy of the Punjab government and the railways towards the families of 59 people who lost their lives when a speeding train crushed them as they were watching Dusshera celebrations.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Modi accuses UPA government for delaying Police memorial
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Dedicating the National Police Memorial to the nation in recognition of the supreme sacrifice made by police personnel since Independence, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday accused the UPA government of its failure in constructing the memorial and said "had the earlier government wanted and tried by its heart, the memorial would have been built several years ago".
2018-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security
22 miners trapped in China coal mine accident
Beijing, Oct 21 (IANS) Twenty-two miners were trapped following a coal mine accident in China's Shandong province, authorities reported on Sunday.
2018-10-21
Category: International, China,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Misty Sunday morning in Delhi
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) It was a misty morning in the national capital on Sunday with the minimum temperature settling at 17 degrees Celsius, a notch below the season's average.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
US ending decades-old nuclear arms treaty with Russia
Washington, Oct 21 (IANS) US President Donald Trump has announced that America was pulling out of the landmark Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF) with Russia, a decades-old agreement signed in 1987.
2018-10-21
Category: International, United States,Politics,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Would love to make a tennis-based film: Shashank Khaitan
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) Filmmaker Shashank Khaitan has said that he would love to make a film which will be based on tennis.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Soldier injured in J&K gunfight
Srinagar, Oct 21 (IANS) A soldier was injured on Sunday in a gunfight with militants in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam district, police said.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Germany, France call for 'in-depth' probe into Khashoggi's death
Berlin/Paris, Oct 21 (IANS) Strongly condemning the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Saudi consulate in Istanbul, both France and Germany have called for "further" and "comprehensive" investigation into the incident.
2018-10-21
Category: International, Germany,Media,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diplomacy
Turkey won't allow cover-up of Khashoggi's death: Official
Ankara, Oct 21 (IANS) Turkey will "never allow a cover-up" of the death of Saudi Arabian journalist Jamal Khashoggi, deputy head of Turkey's ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP), Numan Kurtulmus, said on Saturday.
2018-10-21
Category: International, Turkey,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
US will pull out of nuclear treaty with Russia, says Trump
Washington, Oct 21 (IANS) US President Donald Trump has said that his country will pull out of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty with Russia, a decades-old pact limiting strategic weapons development.
2018-10-21
Category: International, United States,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Badminton's top-ranked doubles teams earn final berths at Denmark Open
Odense (Denmark) Oct 21 (IANS) The top-ranked doubles teams in three categories advanced here on Saturday to the championship round of the Denmark Open, one of the biggest events on the annual badminton calendar.
2018-10-21
Category: International, Denmark,Sports,Badminton
67 killed, 126 injured in polling day violence in Afghanistan
Kabul, Oct 21 (IANS) At least 67 people were killed -- 27 civilians, nine members of security forces and 31 insurgents -- and 126 injured in 193 attacks carried out throughout Afghanistan by the Taliban, who had threatened to target Saturday's parliamentary elections, which were held three years late.
2018-10-21
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
Vice President addresses Indian diaspora in Belgium
Brussels, Oct 21 (IANS) India's Vice President Venkaiah Naidu visited the Jain Temple in the Belgian port city of Antwerp on Saturday where he addressed the Indian community.
2018-10-21
Category: International, Belgium,Politics,Diaspora,Diplomacy
BJP's first list for Chhattisgarh, Telangana, Mizoram Assembly polls out
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday released its first list of candidates for the Chhattisgarh, Telangana and Mizoram Assembly elections after long deliberations at a central election committee (CEC) meeting of the party.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
BJP wins Jammu Municipal Corporation; Independents, Congress do better in Valley (Roundup)
Jammu/Srinagar, Oct 21 (IANS) As a hassle-free counting of votes in the Jammu and Kashmir civic elections ended on Saturday, the BJP emerged winner in the Jammu Municipal Corporation, while majority of seats in Srinagar Municipal Corporation went to Independent candidates.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Asian Hockey Champions Trophy: India beat Pakistan 3-1 to score second straight win
Muscat, Oct 21 (IANS) Skipper Manpreet Singh put on a stellar show as India registered a facile 3-1 victory over arch-rivals Pakistan in the second match of the Asian Hockey Champions Trophy here on Saturday.
2018-10-21
Category: International, Oman,Sports,Hockey
Congress, JD-S to jointly campaign for Karnataka by-polls
Bengaluru, Oct 21 (IANS) Reaffirming its coalition government alliance, the ruling Congress and Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) would jointly campaign for the five by-elections in Karnataka on November 3, said leaders of both parties here on Saturday.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
ISL: Delhi rescue a point at the death
Kochi, Oct 20 (IANS) Kerala Blasters were thwarted at the fag end for the second consecutive Indian Super League (ISL) match as Delhi Dynamos held them to a 1-1 draw at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here on Saturday.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Kerala,Sports,Football
Pune clinch thriller vs Mumbai in PKL
Oct 20 (IANS) Host Puneri Paltan held their nerve to pip U Mumba 33-32 in the Maharashtra derby of Pro Kabaddi League here on Saturday. Punes star raider Nitin Tomar bagged 13 points while defender Girish Ernak managed six tackle points.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports
Kohli backs Rayudu for No. 4 spot
Guwahati, Oct 20 (IANS) Indian skipper Virat Kohli on Saturday backed Ambati Rayudu for the number four slot ahead of their first ODI against the West Indies here.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Assam,Sports,Cricket
UP's Prashant deny Bengal another win in PKLA
Pune, Oct 20 (IANS) Bengal warriors' winning streak came to a halt as UP Yoddhas forced them to play a draw in the 25th match of the Pro Kabaddi League here on Saturday.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports
BJP releases first list for Chhattisgarh, Telangana, Mizoram assembly polls
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) The BJP on Saturday released its first list of 77 candidates for the Chhattisgarh Assembly polls after a long deliberations at party's central election committee meeting.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Congress-JD-S to jointly campaign for by-polls in Karnataka
Bengaluru, Oct 20 (IANS) Reaffirming its coalition government alliance, the ruling Congress and Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) would jointly campaign for the five by-elections in Karnataka on November 3, said leaders of both parties on Saturday.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Gujarat Congress leader slaps legal notice on CM
Ahmedabad, Oct 20 (IANS) senior Gujarat leader Shaktisinh Gohil has slapped a legal notice of criminal and civil proceedings on Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani for "politically motivated" charges of engineering attacks on north Indian migrant workers in the state.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Gujarat,National,Politics
MIM shares BJP's ideology of hatred, says Rahul Gandhi
Hyderabad, Oct 20 (IANS) Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday alleged that Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM) shares Bharatiya Janata Party's ideology of hatred and divisiveness.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
BJP corporator arrested for assaulting police officer
Lucknow, Oct 20 (IANS) A Bharatiya Janata Party corporator in Meerut was arrested on Saturday for assaulting a uniformed sub-inspector at a restaurant that the former owns, police said.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Will continue to fight soft and hard Hindutva: Owaisi
Hyderabad, Oct 20 (IANS) Reacting sharply to Congress president Rahul Gandhi's remark that MIM shared BJP's ideology of hatred, MIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Saturday his party would continue to fight both soft and hard Hindutva.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Scuffle between advocate, relative inside court, FIR lodged
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) An advocate got into a scuffle with her brother's wife within the court compound on Saturday. The police have lodged cross FIRs.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident
ISL: Delhi hold Kerala Blasters 1-1
Kochi, Oct 20 (IANS) Kerala Blasters were thwarted at the fag end for the second consecutive Indian Super League (ISL) match as Delhi Dynamos held them to a 1-1 draw at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here on Saturday.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Kerala,Sports,Football
Will probe alleged sexual abuse of Khasi woman: Christian Brothers
Shillong, Oct 20 (IANS) The Congregation of Christian Brothers, a worldwide religious community within the Catholic Church, on Saturday said an "internal investigation" will be carried out against Brother Francis Gale, who is accused of sexually abusing a tribal Khasi woman in Meghalaya.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Religion,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident
BJP leaders ask cadres to begin preparations for 2019 polls
Lucknow, Oct 20 (IANS) Senior BJP leaders interacted with district party office-bearers on Saturday and issued instructions on how to roll out the election campaign ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha polls.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
UP Yoddhas' Prashant denies Bengal another win in PKL
Pune, Oct 20 (IANS) Bengal Warriors' winning streak came to an end as UP Yoddhas forced them to a draw in the 25th match of the Pro Kabaddi League here on Saturday.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Other Sports
Magisterial probe into Amritsar train tragedy; railways deny responsibility (Roundup)
Amritsar, Oct 20 (IANS) The Punjab government on Saturday ordered a magisterial probe into the Amritsar train tragedy in which 59 people watching Dusshera effigy burning were crushed to death by a speeding train even as the railways said it was not responsible for the tragedy.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Morgan, Morgan, Givens take lead at Women's Indian Open
Gurugram, Oct 20 (IANS) The closing stretch took a heavy toll of the overnight leaders and allowed a group of chasers to not only catch up but actually overtake them in the third round of the Womens Indian Open 2018 golf tournament here on Saturday.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Haryana,Sports,Golf
Kasatkina wins Kremlin Cup title, ends Jabeur's historic run
Moscow, Oct 20 (IANS) Daria Kasatkina of Russia won the Kremlin Cup title on Saturday, prevailing over Tunisia's Ons Jabeur 2-6, 7-6 (7-4), 6-4 and ending Jabeur's historic run in which she became her country's first-ever WTA finalist.
2018-10-20
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,Tennis
Atlas edges Veracruz 4-3 on last-minute goal
Guadalajara (Mexico), Oct 20 (IANS) American defender Omar Gonzalez scored a goal in second-half stoppage time to give Atlas a 4-3 victory over Veracruz in the Mexican soccer league's Apertura championship.
2018-10-20
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
La Liga: Levante stuns Real Madrid 2-1
Madrid, Oct 20 (IANS) On the strength of two goals in the opening minutes, Levante stunned Real Madrid 2-1 on Saturday, earning their second-ever win against Madrid and their third consecutive La Liga victory.
2018-10-20
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Serbia claims 1st-ever gold medal in Women's Volleyball Worlds
Yokohama (Japan), Oct 20 (IANS) Serbia's national women's volleyball team earned its first-ever gold medal after defeating Italy 3-2 in five sets (21-25, 25-14, 23-25, 25-19, 15-12) here at the 2018 FIVB Women's Volleyball World Championship.
2018-10-20
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Other Sports
Explain why former Congress MLAs met Amit Shah before resigning: Congress
Panaji, Oct 20 (IANS) The Goa Congress on Saturday demanded to know why two of its now former MLAs met BJP national president Amit Shah before submitting their resignation from the party earlier this week before joining the BJP.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Five killed, several injured in Assam road mishap
Guwahati, Oct 20 (IANS) At least five people, including two women, died and several others were injured when their bus fell into a water body on Saturday.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Assam,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Malegaon blast accused Sadhvi Pragya willing to join politics
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Malegaon blast accused Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur on Saturday expressed her inclination towards joining politics, saying she would surely do so "if the nation wants".
2018-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Modi to inaugurate National Police Memorial
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) On the occasion of Police Commemoration Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the National Police Memorial on Sunday to recognize the the sacrifices made by police personnel since Independence.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Another case against Kanhaiya Kumar in Bihar
Patna, Oct 20 (IANS) A case against former JNU Students Union leader Kanhaiya Kumar was lodged in Bihar's Begusarai district on Saturday over his alleged statement against the Hindu religion, police said.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
A day after train tragedy, rail traffic on Amritsar-Jalandhar route still blocked
Amritsar, Oct 20 (IANS) A day after the train tragedy in which 59 people watching Dusshera effigy burning were crushed to death by a speeding train, the traffic on the Jalandhar-Amritsar route has not yet been restored, officials said.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
#MeToo: Star India internal panel writes to anonymous accuser to come forward
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) The Internal Complaints Committee of Star India on Sexual Harassment (Star ICC) has written to the anonymous accuser -- who had alleged "sexual exploitation" of women employees -- asking her to reach out to the committee or its external member on allegations made by her in tweets.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Media,Bollywood,Immigration/Law/Rights
Dalit woman activist won't be taken to Sabarimala temple on Saturday: Police
Sabarimala, Oct 20 (IANS) Manju, a 38-year-old Dalit activist, won't be taken to the Sabarimala temple on Saturday, police said, adding that they were also checking her antecedents.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics,Religion,Immigration/Law/Rights
40 organizations call Assam bandh on Oct 23 against Citizenship Bill
Guwahati, Oct 20 (IANS) At least 40 organizations belonging to different indigenous communities have called for a dawn-to-dusk bandh on October 23 opposing the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2016, according to Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti (KMSS) leader Akhil Gogoi.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics
Expecting tough challenge from India, says West Indies skipper
Guwahati, Oct 20 (IANS) Ahead of the first One-Day International against India, West Indies skipper Jason Holder on Saturday said his team is expecting a tough challenge as India are the best one-day side.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Assam,Sports,Cricket
Delhi's air pollution spikes, severe in some regions
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) The National Capital saw a sudden spike in the air-pollution on Saturday, a day after Dussehera.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
HDFC Bank Q2 net profit up 20.6%
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) Lending major HDFC Bank on Saturday reported a 20.6 per cent increase in its net profit to Rs 5,005.73 crore during the quarter ended September 30, 2018, as compared to Rs 4,151.03 crore in the year-ago period.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Herald case: Court reserves order on plea seeking to restrain Swamy's tweets
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) A local court here on Saturday reserved its order on Congress leader Motilal Vora's plea seeking to restrain Bharatiya Janata Party leader Subramanian Swamy's tweets on the on-going National Herald case.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Media,Politics
Outflow of foreign funds not a good sign for economy: Analysts
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) The rupee and the US dollar equation along with an uncertain domestic and global economic growth outlook has triggered a massive foreign fund outflow from the country's capital market segment.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy,Education
5 killed, 118 injured in Afghanistan's polling day violence
Kabul, Oct 20 (IANS) At least five people were killed and 118 injured in a series of violent attacks and explosions in Afghanistan as the long-awaited parliamentary elections got underway in the militancy-plagued country on Saturday.
2018-10-20
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Shuttler Srikanth out; Saina in final of Denmark Open
Odense (Denmark), Oct 20 (IANS) Star Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth lost his men's singles semi-final match to Kento Momota of Japan while Saina Nehwal entered the women's singles final of the Denmark Open here on Saturday.
2018-10-20
Category: International, Denmark,Sports,Badminton
AAP to kick-off campaign for 2019 general election on Sunday
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister and Aam Aadmi Party supremo Arvind Kejriwal will launch the party's campaign for the 2019 Lok Sabha polls in the national capital on Sunday.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Over half a million people march in London seeking 2nd Brexit vote
London, Oct 20 (IANS) Over half a million people marched through central London on Saturday calling for a second, final vote on the UK's withdrawal from the EU, protest organizers announced.
2018-10-20
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics,Diplomacy,Business/Economy
Delhi's Dwarka chokes as garbage burning releases toxic gases
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Residents of Dwarka sub-city on Saturday took out a protest march as open burning of garbage continued, spewing toxic fumes and worsening the air quality to "severe-plus or emergency".
2018-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Environment/Wildlife,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society
MIM shares BJP's ideology of hatred, says Rahul Gandhi
Hyderabad, Oct 20 (IANS) Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday alleged that Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM) shares Bharatiya Janata Party's ideology of hatred and divisiveness.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
'Bebaak' dropped from MAMI film fest, director feels helpless
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) Director Shazia Iqbal says her film has been dropped from the line-up of the 20th Jio Mumbai Academy of Moving Image (MAMI) Mumbai Film Festival as its producer is Anurag Kashyap.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Skipper Kohli backs Rayudu for fourth spot
Guwahati, Oct 20 (IANS) Indian skipper Virat Kohli on Saturday backed Ambati Rayudu for the number four slot ahead of their first ODI against the West Indies here.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Assam,Sports,Cricket
Woman found dead at her residence in Bengal
Kolkata, Oct 20 (IANS) A middle-aged woman was allegedly strangulated to death at her residence in West Bengal's Birbhum district, police said on Saturday.
2018-10-20
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Rajini welcomes SC verdict on Sabarimala, but says respect tradition
Chennai, Oct 20 (IANS) Tamil cinema superstar Rajinikanth on Saturday welcomed the Supreme Court verdict on Sabarimala, but cautioned against interfering with the traditions of temples.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics,Religion,Immigration/Law/Rights
Petrol, diesel prices down for 3rd consecutive day
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) The state-run oil marketing companies (OMCs) cut the prices of key domestic transportation fuels -- petrol and diesel -- for the third consecutive day on Saturday.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
International stars adorn Shaji Ul Mulk's T10 2nd season
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Shane Watson, Shahid Afridi, Eoin Morgan, Rashid Khan, Shoaib Malik, Sunil Narine, Darren Sammy and Brendon McCullum as icon players lead a galaxy of stars in the second season of the Shaji Ul Mulk's T10 cricket tournament in Sharjah, UAE.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Hindu organisations condemn Kerala Police action on Sabarimala devotees
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Two Hindu organisations on Saturday joined the Vishwa Hindu Parishad in condemning the alleged action of the Kerala Police on devotees of Sabarimala temple and alleged that the real face of the CPI-M has been exposed.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Religion
Delhi government to open 100 primary-level libraries in its schools
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Saturday opened the gates to a "primary library" in a government school -- the first among 100 libraries which will be open for students in the coming days.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Education
Saudi Arabia admits Khashoggi killed inside consulate, detains 18 (Third Lead)
Riyadh/Ankara, Oct 20 (IANS) After over two weeks of shifting stories, Saudi Arabia has acknowledged that missing journalist and Washington Post contributor Jamal Khashoggi died during a fistfight inside the country's consulate in Istanbul and that 18 men had been arrested in the case.
2018-10-20
Category: International, Saudi Arabia,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diplomacy
India, Sri Lanka review bilateral ties
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) India and Sri Lanka discussed the entire gamut of their bilateral relationship during delegation-level talks headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Sri Lankan counterpart here on Saturday.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Diplomacy,Business/Economy
Elderly man tries to end life after murdering wife in Gurugram
Gurugram, Oct 20 (IANS) A 75-year-old man allegedly tried to end his life after murdering his 72-year-old wife in an upscale residential area here on Saturday, police said.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Name villages declared 'drought-free': Maharashtra Congress to BJP
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) Challenging Prime Minister Narendra Modi's statement that 16,000 villages in Maharashtra have become 'drought-free', the state Congress on Saturday demanded that the Bharatiya Janata Party government release the list of all these villages.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics,Business/Economy
DM orders probe into razing of memorial of Tripura tribal rights leader
Agartala, Oct 20 (IANS) The district authorities here have ordered a probe into allegations that members of the ruling BJP removed a memorial of Mohini Tripura at Matai village, and laid a foundation stone to build a Ram temple there, officials said on Saturday.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics,Religion,Immigration/Law/Rights
PM to hoist Tiranga at Red Fort on Azad Hind government anniversary
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hoist the national flag at Red Fort on Sunday to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the formation of the government of 'free India'.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
NIA arrests JeM operative involved in Nagrota Army camp attack
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Saturday arrested a Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) operative involved in the Nagrota Army camp terror attack case from Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA), officials said.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Families wiped out, loved ones perish in Amritsar train tragedy
Amritsar, Oct 20 (IANS) In the death of 59 people in the Amritsar train tragedy on Friday evening, a bigger tragedy has struck many families: their sole breadwinners have died; and in several cases, children are still trying to find their parents.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Human Interest/Society
Auto-rickshaw fuel tank explodes in Mumbai, explosives experts probe
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) At least three persons were injured when the fuel tank of an auto-rickshaw suddenly exploded as it was being refuelled at a CNG station in Kandivali West here on Saturday morning, police said.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
CWC monitoring Brahmaputra, Siang rivers
Guwahati, Oct 20 (IANS) Central Water Commission (CWC) officials are closely monitoring the water levels in the Brahmaputra and Siang following fears about sudden bursting of an artificial lake formed by a landslide on the Tibetan side a few days ago.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Assam,National,Environment/Wildlife
BFC B drub Lonestar Kashmir FC in J&K Invitational Cup
Srinagar, Oct 20 (IANS) Striker Lalnuntluanga grabbed a brace off the bench as Naushad Moosas Bengaluru FC B side set up a semi-final clash against Real Kashmir FC in the J&K Invitational Cup, following a massive 7-0 win over Lonestar Kashmir FC at the TRC Turf here on Saturday.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,Sports,Football
ISL: Coppell returns to Jamshedpur as ATK face stern test (Preview)
Jamshedpur, Oct 20 (IANS) Jamshedpur FC will look to turn around their fortunes at home in the Indian Super League (ISL) when they host a refreshed ATK, managed by former gaffer Steve Coppell here on Sunday.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Bihar,Sports,Football,ISL
Mumbai beat Delhi to win Vijay Hazare title
Bengaluru, Oct 20 (IANS) Aditya Tare struck a half-century as Mumbai beat Delhi by four wickets to win their third Vijay Hazare Trophy title at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium here on Saturday.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Cricket
Popular Lingayat seer Siddalinga passes away in Karnataka
Bengaluru, Oct 20 (IANS) Karnataka's popular Lingayat seer Siddalinga Swami passed away at Gadag in the state's northwest region, a member of his Thontadarya Mutt said on Saturday. He was 69.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
HDFC Bank Q2 net profit up 20.6%
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) Lending major HDFC Bank on Saturday reported a 20.6 per cent increase in its net profit to Rs 5,005.73 crore during the quarter ended September 30, 2018, as compared to Rs 4,151.03 crore in the year-ago period.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Amritsar train tragedy similar to Thalaserry's in 1986
Chennai, Oct 20 (IANS) Friday's Amritsar's train tragedy is similar to the one that happened in 1986 in Kerala's Thalaserry, where an Express train ran through revellers, leaving several dead and injured in its trail, recalled a senior journalist here on Saturday.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Religion,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Human Interest/Society
We'll be fielding strongest Jaipur lineup ever in 2019: William Dalrymple
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Come January, literary heavyweights will gather in Jaipur for a sumptuous feast of ideas at the annual Zee Jaipur Literature Festival. Its co-director and noted historian William Dalrymple said the organisers will be fielding the strongest lineup of literary heavyweights in the upcoming edition as the first 30 speakers were announced on Saturday.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Cinema/Showbiz,Art/Culture/Books
US charges Russian woman with interfering in midterm polls
Washington, Oct 20 (IANS) A Russian woman has been charged by the US government with trying to interfere in the 2018 midterm elections as part of a conspiracy that exploited thousands of social media accounts and emails that claimed to be owned by US residents, officials said.
2018-10-20
Category: International, United States,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diplomacy
Indonesia ignored warning about soil instability before quake
Jakarta, Oct 20 (IANS) Geologists had warned Indonesian authorities regarding soil instability in the region on Sulawesi Island that was affected by an earthquake and a tsunami in September, experts said on Saturday.
2018-10-20
Category: International, Indonesia,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Indian stock markets slip on global concerns, mixed Q2 results (Market Review)
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) Mixed corporate earnings, along with heightened chances of a US interest rate hike and fears of a slowdown in global economic growth, dragged the key indices of Indian stock market in the red during the just concluded weekly trade session.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Better cardiorespiratory fitness linked to longer life: Study
New York, Oct 20 (IANS) Researchers at the Cleveland Clinic in the US have found that better cardiorespiratory fitness leads to better longevity, regardless of age, with no limit on the positive effects of aerobic fitness.
2018-10-20
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
5 killed in Bengal road accident
Kolkata, Oct 20 (IANS) Five persons were killed when a car ploughed into a Durga Puja immersion procession in West Bengal's Hoogly district, police said on Saturday.
2018-10-20
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
3 Maoists killed in Chhattisgarh, weapons seized
Raipur, Oct 20 (IANS) Three Maoists were killed in a shootout with the police in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur district on Saturday, police said.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Uttarakhand ,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Container truck rams into Mumbai flyover, no casualties
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) A massive iron girder of an under construction flyover crashed down after a container trailer rammed into it here on Saturday, officials said.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Shuttler Srikanth bows out of Denmark Open
Odense (Denmark), Oct 20 (IANS) Star Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth lost his men's singles semi-final match to Kento Momota of Japan to bow out of the Denmark Open here on Saturday.
2018-10-20
Category: International, Denmark,Sports,Badminton
Amritsar tragedy: Amarinder orders magisterial probe
Amritsar, Oct 20 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh said on Saturday that a magisterial probe into the Amritsar train tragedy in which 59 people watching Dusshera effigy burning were crushed to death by a train will reveal if mandatory permissions for holding the function were given.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Shuttler Srikanth bows out of Denmark Open
Odense (Denmark), Oct 20 (IANS) Star Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth lost his men's singles semi-final match to Kento Momota of Japan to bow out of the Denmark Open here on Saturday.
2018-10-20
Category: International, Denmark,Sports,Badminton
Challenging to direct a series that's been a hit: 'Kasautii...' director
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) Muzammil Desai, who wears the director's hat for the "Kasautii Zindagii Kay" reboot, says helming a series that has been a hit in the past is quite challenging.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Gold worth Rs 2.45 cr seized in Mizoram, 2 Myanmarese arrested
Kolkata, Oct 20 (IANS) About 7.5 kg of smuggled gold worth Rs 2.45 crore was recovered from Mizoram and two Myanmarese were arrested in this connection, an official said on Saturday.
2018-10-20
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Crime/Disaster/Accident
BJP front-runner in Jammu civic polls, Congress ahead in Valley
Jammu/Srinagar, Oct 20 (IANS) The counting of votes in the Jammu and Kashmir civic polls was completed on Saturday with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) emerging as the largest party in the Jammu province and the Congress doing marginally better in the Kashmir Valley.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics,Defence/Security
'Bulleya' singer unveils his first indie single
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) "Bulleya" fame singer Amit Mishra has released his first independent single "Vacation".
2018-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Former AFC general secretary Peter Velappan dies
Kuala Lumpur, Oct 20 (IANS) Former Asian Football Confederation (AFC) general secretary Peter Velappan died on Saturday at the age of 83.
2018-10-20
Category: International, Malaysia,Sports,Football
Ethiopia's Liyew Kebede tops Xi'an international marathon
Xi An (China), Oct 20 (IANS) Liyew Kebede of Ethiopia triumphed in the Xi'an international marathon on Saturday.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Telangana,Sports,Athletics
EU approves $7.5 bn acquisition of GitHub by Microsoft
Brussels, Oct 20 (IANS) The European Commission on Saturday announced it has approved the $7.5 billion acquisition of GitHub by Microsoft.
2018-10-20
Category: International, Belgium,Technology,Business/Economy
Dovizioso takes pole position for Japan MotoGP
Motegi (Japan), Oct 20 (IANS) Italian rider Andrea Dovizioso (Ducati) on Saturday sent a message he would not give away the 2018 MotoGP title without a fight, as he clinched the pole position for the Japan Grand Prix, complicating the mission of his Spanish rival Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda) who could secure his fifth crown should he win at Motegi's Twin Ring.
2018-10-20
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Motorsports
1 killed, 47 injured in Afghanistan's polling day bombings
Kabul, Oct 20 (IANS) Several blasts were reported from different parts of Afghanistan on Saturday, killing at least 1 person and wounding 47, as Afghans voted in the long-awaited parliamentary elections.
2018-10-20
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Defence/Security
Woman, 52, allowed inside Sabarimala temple after initial protests
Sabarimala, Oct 20 (IANS) A woman from Tamil Nadu was allowed inside the Sabarimala temple on Saturday after facing initial protests, as traditionalists presumed her to be below 50 years of age.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics,Religion,Immigration/Law/Rights
Dovizioso fastest in third practice for Japan MotoGP
Motegi (Japan), Oct 20 (IANS) Italy's Andrea Dovizioso (Ducati Desmosedici GP 18) recorded the best time on Saturday in the third free practice session for the Japanese Grand Prix, held at the 'Twin Ring' circuit of Motegi.
2018-10-20
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Motorsports
Rahul kicks of Telangana campaign with attack on Modi, KCR
Hyderabad, Oct 20 (IANS) Congress President Rahul Gandhi kicked off his party's election campaign in Telangana by targeting both Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao by accusing them both of indulging in corruption.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics,Business/Economy
US charges Russian woman with interfering in midterm polls
Washington, Oct 20 (IANS) A Russian woman has been charged by the US government with trying to interfere in the 2018 midterm elections as part of a conspiracy that exploited thousands of social media accounts and emails that claimed to be owned by US residents, officials said.
2018-10-20
Category: International, United States,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diplomacy
Kannada actress Sruthi accuses actor Arjun of sexual harassment
Bengaluru, Oct 20 (IANS) Actress Sruthi Hariharan on Saturday accused multilingual south Indian actor Arjun Sarja of sexually harassing her on the sets of a film in 2016. He has dismissed the claim.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Karnataka,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Father's nicotine exposure linked to child's poor cognition: Study
New York, Oct 20 (IANS) While women have long been warned about the dangers of smoking during pregnancy, nicotine exposure in men could lead to cognitive deficits in their children and grandchildren, researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have found in their study on mice.
2018-10-20
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
'Jalebi' actor Varun Mitra eyes family entertainers
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) Actor Varun Mitra, who has made his debut with "Jalebi", says he would love to work in family entertainers.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Maninder Singh quits as ASG
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Senior counsel Maninder Singh has resigned as the Additional Solicitor General (ASG) after serving as a government counsel for over four years.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Kidnapped Indian-origin Tanzanian billionaire freed
Dar es Salaam (Tanzania), Oct 20 (IANS) Indian-origin Tanzanian billionaire Mohammed Dewji, who was captured by gunmen outside a gym here nine days ago, is back home safe after his kidnappers freed him, the police said.
2018-10-20
Category: International, Tanzania,Politics,Business/Economy,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diaspora
Maoists torch 6 vehicles in Jharkhand
Ranchi, Oct 20 (IANS) Maoist Guerrillas on Saturday torched six vehicles involved in the repair work of a canal in Jharkhand's Hazaribagh district, police said.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Never wanted to struggle to survive as actor: Gajraj Rao
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) Actor Gajraj Rao, who plays a pivotal role in "Badhaai Ho", says though acting is his first love, he never wanted to put a burden of survival on his passion as a performer.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Priyanka hopes Meghan Markle's pregnancy is 'amazing'
Las Vegas, Oct 20 (IANS) Actress Priyanka Chopra is excited about her friend Meghan Markle's pregnancy, and hopes the Duchess of Sussex's new phase is "amazing".
2018-10-20
Category: International, Honduras,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Devotees allow woman of 52 at Sabarimala
Sabarimala, Oct 20 (IANS) A 52-year-old woman devotee from Trichy in Tamil Nadu on Saturday faced angry devotees ahead of her darshan at Kerala's Sabarimala temple as they surrounded her before the last few hallowed steps.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Kerala,National,Religion,Immigration/Law/Rights
I love England as I love my wife: Lord Bill Lall
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Some 60 years ago, Dharambir Lall moved to England from India and the eventful journey that followed finds elaborate mention in his upcoming book "England, My Love". The successful chartered accountant is now a millionaire and has been conferred the title of Lord Bill Lall of Woodlands.
2018-10-20
Category: International, India,National,Art/Culture/Books,Business/Economy
Ex-UP CM N.D. Tiwari's body flown to Lucknow
Lucknow, Oct 20 (IANS) The body of former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Narayan Dutt Tiwari was flown into the state capital on Saturday where it will be kept in front of the Vidhan Sabha for followers and friends to pay their tributes.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Mixed fortunes for festive realty (Comment)
In the backdrop of stagnant prices, rising interest rates, improving sales and recovering residential real estate, the current trends in the property market during this year's festive season, marked by the onset of Navratras, point to mixed fortunes in store for the real sector.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Opinion/Commentary,Business/Economy
Cardi B wants to get rid of pregnancy line
New York, Oct 20 (IANS) Rapper Cardi B, who has been candid about how much her body has changed since giving birth to a daughter, has asked fans for suggestions on how to get the pregnancy line across her stomach to vanish.
2018-10-20
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
Mandy Moore maintains spooky 'tradition' with ex
Los Angeles, Oct 20 (IANS) Singer-songwriter and actress Mandy Moore and TV personality Wilmer Valderrama may have dated over 16 years ago, but there are annual traditions that they both follow together.
2018-10-20
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
2 dead as car falls into gorge in Uttarakhand
Dehradun, Oct 20 (IANS) Two persons were killed and one critically injured when a car fell in a gorge in Tehri district of Uttarakhand in the wee hours of Saturday, police said.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Magisterial probe ordered: CM on Amritsar tragedy
Amritsar, Oct 20 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh said on Saturday the Jalandhar Divisional Commissioner will conduct an inquiry within four weeks into the Amritsar train tragedy in which 59 people were crushed by a speeding train.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics,Religion,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Russia's Rosatom ships out equipment for Kudankulam n-plant
Chennai, Oct 20 (IANS) Rosatom, the Russian atomic energy corporation, on Saturday said its machine building division Atomenergomash has shipped out equipment for Unit 4 of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP).
2018-10-20
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Defence/Security,Business/Economy
Assange sues Ecuador for 'violating his rights'
Quito, Oct 20 (IANS) WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange is launching legal action against Ecuador, accusing its government of violating his "fundamental rights and freedoms".
2018-10-20
Category: International, Ecuador,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Diplomacy
'Widows': Steve McQueen wants to engage with wider public
Los Angeles, Oct 20 (IANS) Oscar-winning filmmaker Steve McQueen of "12 Years a Slave" fame likes making serious movies, but his new heist thriller "Widows" is made for multiplexes, not art houses. He says he wants to engage with a wider audience.
2018-10-20
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood

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