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T20 World Cup: All-round Greaves helps Scotland stun Bangladesh
Al Amerat (Oman), Oct 17 (IANS) A splendid all-round performance from Chris Greaves helped Scotland inflict an upset six-run win over Bangladesh in the second match of the men's T20 World Cup at Al Amerat Cricket Stadium here on Sunday. Greaves top-scored in the first innings with 45 off 28 balls before taking 2/19 runs in three overs to seal a memorable victory for Scotland.
2021-10-17
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Former cricketer Yuvraj Singh arrested, released on bail; reports
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) Former Indian cricketer Yuvraj Singh was reportedly arrested by the Hansi Police in Haryana on Saturday in a case lodged against him for using a casteist slur against spinner Yuzvendra Chahal.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
T20 World Cup: Scotland stun Bangladesh in opening match
Al Amerat, Oct 17 (IANS) Scotland began their men's T20 World Cup campaign with an upset six-run win over Bangladesh in the second match of the tournament at Al Amerat Cricket Stadium here on Sunday. Scotland used slower balls to good effect while bowling with discipline. In the field, they took their chances and were spot on with their fielding placements.
2021-10-17
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Cricket
'No jobs in state': Tejashwi hits out at Nitish over J&K killings
Patna, Oct 17 (IANS) In wake of two more labourers from Bihar being killed in Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday, RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav blamed the Nitish Kumar government, saying it was unable to provide jobs in the state.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Newcastle v Spurs match stopped for 40 minutes for medical emergency
Newcastle, Oct 17 (IANS) The English Premier League match between Newcastle United and Tottenham Hotspur was on Sunday suspended for 40 minutes after a medical emergency involving a fan in the stands.
2021-10-17
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Football
Several leaders of Assam opposition parties leaders join BJP
Guwahati, Oct 17 (IANS) A host of leaders from various opposition parties in Assam, including two elected representatives and two tea tribe leaders, on Sunday joined the ruling BJP.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics
India's pluralistic culture has power to unite people: Naidu
Hyderabad, Oct 17 (IANS) Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday said the country's pluralistic culture has the power to unite people, going beyond various social divisions.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
T20 World Cup: Can't be complacent after one win, says Oman skipper Maqsood
Al Amerat (Oman), Oct 17 (IANS) Oman skipper Zeeshan Maqsood said that his team will take things day by day in the men's T20 World Cup. He added that winning the opening match against Papua New Guinea doesn't give them the license to rest and be complacent for future matches. Oman began their campaign in the tournament with a ten-wicket thrashing of PNG on Sunday. They will next face Bangladesh on Tuesday.
2021-10-17
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Western Ghats Ecology report unimplemented, Jairam Ramesh on Kerala floods
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) In wake of heavy floods battering Kerala again, former Union Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh on Sunday rued that the Western Ghats Ecology report is still unimplemented even after 10 years.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Nitish Kumar plays Muslim card ahead of Bihar by-elections
Patna, Oct 17 (IANS) Ahead of the crucial October 30 Assembly bypolls, Bihar's ruling Janata Dal-United (JD-U) on Sunday sought to woo the Muslim community as both the Tarapur and Kusheshwar Asthan constituencies have sizable numbers of Muslim voters.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Spirited Kenkre FC face Madan Maharaj in I-League qualifiers
Bengaluru, Oct 17 (IANS) Mumbai's Kenkre FC will take on Madan Maharaj FC from Bhopal in their final round match in the I-League Qualifiers 2021 on here Monday, with a place in the next round on the line.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Football
Farm unions call 6-hour 'rail roko' protest on Monday
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) The Samyukt Kisan Morcha (SKM) has announced a six-hour nationwide 'rail roko' protest on Monday, demanding immediate arrest of Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Ajay Misra Teni over the Lakhimpur violence case.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
AIADMK leader Jayakumar hits out at Sasikala for using party flag
Chennai, Oct 17 (IANS) Senior AIADMK leader and former minister D. Jayakumar on Sunday lashed out at the party's former interim General Secretary, V.K. Sasikala, saying that she does not have any moral or legal right to use the party flag or term herself a leader.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
T20 World Cup: Greaves helps Scotland to 140/9 after Shakib, Mahedi strikes
Al Amerat (Oman), Oct 17 (IANS) Chris Graves struck a crucial 42 to take Scotland to 140/9 in 20 overs against Bangladesh in the second match of the men's T20 World Cup at Al Amerat Cricket Stadium here on Sunday. Scotland were in trouble at 53/6 after Mahedi Hasan (3/19) and Shakib Al Hasan (2/17). But Greavess knock took Scotland out of trouble to reach a respectable total.
2021-10-17
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Cricket
TN Forest Department draws flak for 'firing two tranquilisers' on tiger
Chennai, Oct 17 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu Forest Department has drawn flak on capturing the elusive MDT23 tiger by firing two doses of tranquiliser on the animal in a span of one hour.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Environment/Wildlife
Aditi T-13, while Tvesa finishes 51st in individual contest in Aramco Series
New York, Oct 17 (IANS) India's Aditi Ashok finished a modest week in Tied-13th place while Tvesa Malik was T-51 at the end of the Aramco Team Series - New York.
2021-10-17
Category: International, United States,Sports,Golf
J&K Police deny issuing any emergency advisory on non-locals
Srinagar, Oct 17 (IANS) Less than an hour after media picked up an emergency advisory on Sunday seeking non-locals be taken to the nearest security forces camps in the Kashmir Valley, in wake of killing of two more labourers from Bihar, authorities said they did not issue any such advisory.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
T20 World Cup: Shoaib Akhtar 'chills out with' Kapil, Gavaskar ahead of Indo-Pak tie
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) The ICC T20 World Cup began on Sunday with a match between Oman and PNG, however, most of the cricket fans are actually waiting for the mother of all clashes -- India vs Pakistan -- on October 24.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
AAP will make MCD pro-people: Durgesh Pathak
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) Time and again, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has exuded confidence that it will take the reins of Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) from Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the 2022 polls.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
T20 World Cup: India look to fine-tune preparation with warm-up matches
Dubai, Oct 17 (IANS) India would look to fine-tune their preparation for the 2021 men's T20 World Cup when they face 2016 runners-up England in their first warm-up match in Dubai on Monday. Match practice will not be an issue as the Indian players are coming after playing for their franchises in the recently-concluded IPL. It's more about finding the right combination ahead of their opening match.
2021-10-17
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Focus on Punjab, Hry only; farm fires in other states go unnoticed
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) The farm fires in Punjab and Haryana hog all the limelight as they have a direct bearing on the air quality not just in Delhi-NCR but almost in entire north-west India.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
All non-local labourers in Kashmir to be brought to security force camps
Srinagar, Oct 17 (IANS) In the wake of a string of killings of civilians, especially of those from outside the state, Jammu and Kashmir Police on Sunday issued an emergency advisory asking all district police chiefs in the Valley to immediately shift all non-local labourers to the nearest camp of security forces.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
International Solar Alliance's fourth Assembly on Oct 20
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) The fourth session of the ISA Assembly is scheduled to be held on October 20, in virtual mode.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Environment/Wildlife
B'desh violence: Intel alert in all Bengal border districts
Kolkata, Oct 17 (IANS) In the wake of the communal violence in Bangladesh and considering the immersion of Durga idols followed by Fateha-Dwaz-Daham (Eid Milad un Nabi/Prophet Muhammad's birth celebration) in West Bengal, the state intelligence department has issued an alert to all the districts particularly those bordering Bangladesh and asked the authorities to sensitize the officers to avoid any kind of untoward incident.
2021-10-17
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics,Defence/Security
World Snooker Qualifiers: Amee Kamani, Varsha Sanjeev score contrasting wins
Mumbai, Oct 17 (IANS) Amee Kamani of Madhya Pradesh and Varsha Sanjeev of Tamil Nadu recorded contrasting victories in their opening round 'Y' Camp (1st leg) matches of World Snooker Qualifiers, a Billiards and Snooker Federation of India (BSFI) National Selection Tournament, here on Sunday.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Other Sports
Two bike riders fall off Gurugram flyover, one dead
Gurugram, Oct 17 (IANS) Two youths, returning from Delhi, fell off the flyover near Iffco Chowk on the Delhi-Jaipur Expressway after their bike rammed its wall at a high speed, police said on Sunday.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Mumbai records no Covid death, for first time since March 26, 2020
Mumbai, Oct 17 (IANS) Notching an achievement, Mumbai on Sunday reported zero Covid-19 deaths, for the first time since March 26, 2020, when the Covid-19 pandemic gripped the city in a big way.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
2021 T20 WC: Co-hosts Oman thrash PNG by 10 wickets in opener
Al Amerat, Oct 17 (IANS) Co-host Oman produced a clinical performance with both bat and ball to register a comprehensive 10-wicket win over Papua New Guinea in the opening match of the ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2021 at Al Amerat Cricket Ground, here on Sunday.
2021-10-17
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Recent flash floods, landslides clear sign of climate change: VP
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday said there has been an increased frequency of extreme weather events in recent times which are a clear indication of changing dynamics of the climate.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
PM Modi speaks to Kerala CM on flood situation
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 17 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday spoke to Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan over the deaths and devastation caused due to the landslide following incessant rains in the state.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Celebrations in Manipur for renaming Andman's Mount Harriet Park
Imphal, Oct 17 (IANS) Manipur on Sunday organised mass celebrations across the state to show gratitude to the Centre for renaming the Andaman and Nicobar Islands' 'Mount Harriet', where Manipur's Maharaja Kulchandra Dhwaj Singh and 22 other freedom fighters were imprisoned, as 'Mount Manipur' in their honour.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Manipur,National,Human Interest/Society,Politics
Govt undertakes targeted release of onions to keep prices in check
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) The government on Sunday said it is carrying out "calibrated and targeted release" of onion stocks from its buffer for moderating rising prices.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Gang beat Bengaluru man to death, come with body to police station
Bengaluru, Oct 17 (IANS) Four persons beat a 24-year-old man to death in Bengaluru and brought his body to a police station early on Sunday as they gave themselves up, police said.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Congress won't revive by flagging party issues on roads: Raghu Sharma
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) Rajasthan Health Minister Raghu Sharma, who has been made Congress in-charge of Gujarat, Diu and Daman, Dadra and Nagar Haveli, said that the grand-old party will not get strengthened by raking up issues on roads or press conferences.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
T20 World Cup: Bangladesh win toss and elect to bowl first
Al Amerat, Oct 17 (IANS) Bangladesh captain Mahmudullah won the toss and elected to bowl first against Scotland in the second match of the men's T20 World Cup at Al Amerat Cricket Stadium here on Sunday.
2021-10-17
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Cricket
K'taka lifts curbs at MM Hills pilgrimage centre
Chamarajanagar (Karnataka), Oct 17 (IANS) After successfully conducting Dasara festivities in Mysuru, the Karnataka government on Sunday lifted the restrictions imposed at Male Mahadeshwaraswamy temple at MM Hills in Chamarajanagar district, one of the major pilgrimage centre in Karnataka.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Flood-affected Kerala to witness rains for 3-4 days more: IMD
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) There were extreme floods in at least three districts of Kerala, heavy to very heavy rainfall in eastern states, and moderate to heavy rainfall in several states of northwest India on Sunday with the India Meteorological Department (IMD) predicting continuation of rainfall for next 3-4 days at least.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Mumbai records zero Covid deaths, for first time in 20 months
Mumbai, Oct 17 (IANS) Notching an achievement, Mumbai on Sunday reported zero Covid-19 deaths, for the first time since the Covid-19 pandemic gripped the city around 20 months ago in March 2020.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
5.0 magnitude quake hits Severo-Kuril'sk, Russia
Beijing, Oct 17 (IANS) An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.0 on the Richter scale jolted 160 km south of Severo-Kuril'sk, Russia at 12.05 GMT on Sunday, the US Geological Survey said.
2021-10-17
Category: International, China,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
2 labourers from Bihar killed, another injured in J&K's Kulgam
Srinagar, Oct 17 (IANS) Two non-local labourers were killed and another critically injured by militants on Sunday in J&K's Kulgam district, police said.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
K'taka Minister in UAE makes strong pitch for investment in state
Bengaluru, Oct 17 (IANS) Seeking to highlight its dominant position in the aerospace and defence sectors, the Karnataka government made a strong pitch for more foreign investments in these sectors at World Dubai Expo 2020.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy
Ethiopian, Kenyan runners win Amsterdam Marathon in course records
The Hague (Netherlands), Oct 17 (IANS) Ethiopian Tamira Tola and Kenyan Angela Tanui grabbed victories in the 45th Amsterdam Marathon on Sunday with course records in the men's and women's race respectively.
2021-10-17
Category: International, Netherlands,Sports,Athletics
Eye communication is a beautiful skill for actors: Kunal Jaisingh
Mumbai, Oct 17 (IANS) Actor Kunal Jaisingh, who was last seen in television show 'Kyun Utthe Dil Chhod Aaye', reveals about how he enjoys communicating with his eyes.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
'Halloween Kills' proves to be a box-office killer in North America
Los Angeles, Oct 17 (IANS) 'Halloween Kills', David Gordon Green's slasher film starring Jamie Lee Curtis, is headed for the biggest pandemic-era earnings figure recorded by a horror flick or a movie opening simultaneously on the big screen and a streaming service.
2021-10-17
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Asia's race to stock up on Covid pill could see a repeat of vaccine grab
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) Countries in Asia Pacific are rushing to place orders for the latest weapon against Covid 19 -- an antiviral pill that isn't even authorized for use yet, CNN reported.
2021-10-17
Category: International, India,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
'Bigg Boss 15': Salman tests friendships, Farah cautions Meisha, Ieshaan
Mumbai, Oct 17 (IANS) The upcoming episode of 'Sunday Ka Vaar' will see host Salman Khan asking tricky questions from the 'Bigg Boss 15' contestants. Since it has been over two weeks since the contestants entered the jungle, Salman is prepared to interrogate them thoroughly to test their friendships and unity once again.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
2021 T20 WC: Oman thrash PNG by 10 wickets
Al Amerat, Oct 17 (IANS) Oman produced a clinical performance with both bat and ball to thrash Papua New Guinea by 10 wickets in the opening match of the ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2021 at Al Amerat Cricket Ground, here on Sunday.
2021-10-17
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Punjab CM launches scheme to confer proprietary rights
Chandigarh, Oct 17 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Channi on Sunday launched 'Mera Ghar Mere Naam' scheme to confer proprietary rights on the people living in the houses within the 'Lal Lakir' of villages and the cities.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Buddhist circuit train draws attention through classic spiritual journeys
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) The recently re-introduced Buddhist Circuit Train, which traverses through various pilgrimage sites of Buddhism and gives a peak to places like Sarnath, Gaya, Kushinagar, and Rajgir where Lord Buddha spent a great part of his life, is drawing the attention of spiritual seekers and travel lovers.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Religion
Body of second pilot recovered from Ranjit Sagar Lake
Jammu, Oct 17 (IANS) The body of the second pilot killed in a helicopter crash on August 3 was on Sunday recovered from the Ranjit Sagar Lake on the borders of J&K and Punjab, a defence statement said.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Crime/Disaster/Accident
T20 World Cup: I'm actually pretty optimistic about Australia's chances, says Hussey
Dubai, Oct 17 (IANS) Former Australia batter Mike Hussey is optimistic about his country's chances at the men's T20 World Cup in the UAE and Oman. Despite Australia not winning a T20I series since February 2020 and losing the series to England, India, New Zealand, West Indies, and Bangladesh, Hussey feels that Australia can do well if they adapt to the UAE conditions.
2021-10-17
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Nominations filed on behalf of KCR for TRS president's post
Hyderabad, Oct 17 (IANS) Senior leaders of Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) on Sunday filed nominations on behalf of Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao for the election of party president.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
IPL 2021: Ruturaj Gaikwad's receives grand welcome at home
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) Chennai Super Kings' star opener Ruturaj Gaikwad got a grand welcome home from his mother after a successful campaign in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 on Sunday.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
AAP leaders depicted as 'snakes' in Delhi BJP's 'Snakes & Ladder' game
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) The Delhi unit of the BJP on Sunday distributed a Snake and Ladder game, to the children of Kusumpur Pahadi, Jai Hind camp and JJ Bandhu camp in the national capital, that depicted Aam Aadmi Party leaders as snakes.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Maha BJP jolted ahead of bypoll as ex-state VP, ex-MLA join Congress
Mumbai, Oct 17 (IANS) In jolt to the Bharatiya Janata Party, its former Maharashtra unit Vice President Bhaskarrao Patil-Khatgaonkar and former legislator Omprakash A. Pokarna on Sunday announced their return to the Congress fold.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Rashmika Mandanna beats Samantha, Vijay Deverakonda, Yash to top Forbes list
Hyderabad, Oct 17 (IANS) Bengaluru-based actress Rashmika Mandanna, who has been busy with back-to-back movies in multiple languages is one of the most happening heroines in the South.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
IOC supports concerns over FIFA's plans for biennial World Cup
Lausanne (Switzerland), Oct 17 (IANS) The international football federation, FIFA's plans to hold its flagship Men's World Cup every two years has raised heckles in the clubs' circuit. The plan to switch the Men's World Cup from a quadrennial schedule to a biennial is now causing concerns among other international federations too.
2021-10-17
Category: International, Switzerland,Sports,Other Sports
Hina Khan questions 'Bigg Boss' on behaviour of housemates
Mumbai, Oct 17 (IANS) Television actress and ex-Bigg Boss contestant Hina Khan recently posted several tweets questioning 'Bigg Boss' about the behaviour of contestants.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Warning in China of twindemic of Covid combined with influenza in winter
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) China's National Health Commission has warned of a potential "twindemic" this winter and it stresses influenza prevention as flu activity in the southern provinces has increased since September with the flu season approaching and the remaining high risk of imported Covid-19 infections, Global Times reported.
2021-10-17
Category: International, India,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
As 'Noeasy' joins K-pop pantheon, industry records all-time high sales
Seoul, Oct 17 (IANS) The Korean pop culture market has suffered a heavy blow from the protracted COVID-19 pandemic, but the K-pop industry remains less affected thanks to the strongest sales of physical albums in a decade.
2021-10-17
Category: International, South Korea,Cinema/Showbiz
India will launch industry-led policies in space sector: ISRO chief
Dubai, Oct 17 (IANS) India is revising its existing policies and is also in the process of bringing in new ones to increase industry participation in the space sector, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Chairman Dr K. Sivan said on Sunday.
2021-10-17
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Business/Economy,Technology,Politics
Multiple rates, applications make GST more complicated, Revenue Dept pushed to issue clarifications
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) Cloud kitchens are restaurants, ice cream parlours are not. Alcoholic beverage is not food or a food products. Mineral rights are taxable but the question remains whether these should be taxable at all.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Govt open to setting up a HC bench in western UP, says Union Minister Baghel
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) Union Minister of State for Law and Justice, S.P. Singh Baghel is confident of the BJP sweeping back to power in the upcoming UP elections, while dismissing the opposition's chances and its claims of lawlessness in the country's most populous state.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Al-Shabab commander surrenders to Somali army
Mogadishu, Oct 17 (IANS) An Al-Shabab commander surrendered to the Somali National Army (SNA) on Sunday in Wajid town in Bakool region, Southwest Somalia.
2021-10-17
Category: International, Somalia,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics,Terrorism
CSK won't let go of Dhoni if retention is allowed in 2022 IPL auction; official
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) Chennai Super Kings (CSK) will look to "save captain MS Dhoni first" for the 2022 Indian Premier League (IPL) if retention of players is allowed ahead of the auction that will precede the mega tournament.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Musk renews vow to 'extend life to Mars' as personal fortune keeps growing
San Francisco, Oct 17 (IANS) Following a huge growth in his personal fortune, Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has renewed his promise to "extend life to Mars".
2021-10-17
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
This World Cup squad has been a goal for two years: Livingstone
Dubai, Oct 17 (IANS) England all-rounder Liam Livingstone said that getting into the squad for the men's T20 World Cup in the UAE and Oman had been a goal for two years. He added that for achieving this goal, he went to every T20 franchise competition for learning and improving his game in the format.
2021-10-17
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Mob forces Bhopal woman to remove burqa, shows viral video
Bhopal, Oct 17 (IANS) A young woman travelling on a scooty in Bhopal was forced to remove her burqa, as per a video going viral on social media.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Human Interest/Society
Punjab-origin British MP mourns killing of Sir David Amess
Chandigarh, Oct 17 (IANS) Punjab-origin British Labour Party MP Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi on Sunday expressed sadness at the tragic killing of the Conservative counterpart Sir David Amess, who last week led a cross-party Parliamentary delegation to Qatar.
2021-10-17
Category: International, India,Politics
Anamica Kadamb to play parallel lead in TV show 'Love Panti'
Mumbai, Oct 17 (IANS) Actress Anamica Kadamb was seen in award-winning film 'Binnu ka Sapna' and in television shows like 'Yeh Hai Mohabbatein' and 'Vidya'. Now she will be seen in 'Love Panti' playing the parallel lead.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
T20 WC: Maqsood's 4/20 helps Oman restrict PNG to 129-9
Al Amerat, Oct 17 (IANS) Captain Zeeshan Maqsood's (4/20) sensational bowling performance helped Oman restrict Papua New Guinea to 129-9 in the opening match of the ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2021 at Al Amerat Cricket Ground, here on Sunday.
2021-10-17
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Flash floods at waterfalls as south TN sees heavy rains
Chennai, Oct 17 (IANS) In wake of incessant and heavy rains in southern Tamil Nadu, flash floods were reported in Courtallam waterfall in Tenkasi district and in Chinna Suruli waterfalls in Theni district.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Environment/Wildlife
T20 World Cup: Hardik can get into the playing XI only if he bowls in warm-up games, feels Gambhir
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) Former Indian batsman Gautam Gambhir has said that all-rounder Hardik Pandya has to be bowling at hundred percent in the warm-up matches to be included in Indias playing eleven for the ICC T20 World Cup.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
It was a pleasure to watch you guys play: McCullum to KKR team
Dubai, Oct 17 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) head coach Brendon McCullum expressed his pleasure in seeing his team play in IPL 2021. He added that he was proud of everyone in the dressing room. McCullum's speech comes after Kolkata lost by 27 runs to Chennai Super Kings in the final of IPL 2021 in Dubai on Friday.
2021-10-17
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Russian film crew wraps shooting in space, returns to Earth
Moscow, Oct 17 (IANS) A Russian cosmonaut, actress, and film producer who spent nearly a fortnight in space to film segments of a movie, have returned to Earth safely.
2021-10-17
Category: International, Russian Federation,National,Technology
Apple captures 75% of global handset market operating profit in Q2
San Francisco, Oct 17 (IANS) Tech giant Apple has been the biggest profit and revenue generator in the handset business as it captured 75 per cent of the overall handset market operating profit in the second quarter of 2021.
2021-10-17
Category: International, Costa Rica,Business/Economy,Technology
Govt bound to fulfil all promises despite limited time, says Punjab CM
Chandigarh, Oct 17 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi on Sunday said despite less time, all-out efforts would be made to realise the dreams of people by fulfilling the remaining poll promises.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Babul Supriyo likely to resign as MP on Tuesday
Kolkata, Oct 17 (IANS) Former union minister Babul Supriyo, who recently joined Trinamool Congress, is likely to resign as Asansol MP on Tuesday.
2021-10-17
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
New wearable device uses sweat to monitor glucose levels
New York, Oct 17 (IANS) Dread pricking your fingers every morning to monitor your glucose levels? Take heart, US scientists have developed the prototype of a first-of-its-kind wearable glucose monitoring device that uses sweat on skin instead of needles.
2021-10-17
Category: International, United States,Technology,Health/Medicine
Himachal to have food testing lab
Shimla, Oct 17 (IANS) To enable growers to certify organic testing of their fruits and vegetables, a food testing lab is being set up in Solan town in Himachal Pradesh with the assistance by the Union Ministry of Food Processing Industries.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Politics,Technology
Ezra Miller to play 'The Flash' in movie slated for Nov 2022 release
Los Angeles, Oct 17 (IANS) After being a super-success on television and OTT platforms, 'The Flash' from the 'Extended Universe' of DC Comics, creators of Batman and Superman, will return to movie theatres on November 4, 2022, as a full-length feature film.
2021-10-17
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Remo says his plan to open dance studio delayed by Covid
Mumbai, Oct 17 (IANS) Well-known Bollywood choreographer Remo D'Souza has launched his much-awaited Remo Fusion Dance Studio. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic his plan of opening this dance studio was delayed.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
MAA president Manchu Vishnu's overenthusiastic tweet goes viral
Hyderabad, Oct 17 (IANS) Janasena chief Pawan Kalyan, who attended Bandaru Dattatreya's Alai Balai event, delivered quite a speech at the event. He even praised Haryana Governor Dattatreya for brightening up the programme.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Devoleena returns from hols, speaks up on 'Bigg Boss'
Mumbai, Oct 17 (IANS) Popular face of television industry Devoleena Bhattacharjee who went back to her hometown Assam for Durga Puja celebration with her family, finally returns back to Mumbai. She is all happy to resume work and also talks about the ongoing season of 'Bigg Boss'.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Yogi to compensate 2 lakh farmers for crop losses
Lucknow, Oct 17 (IANS) To give prompt relief, the Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh has decided to provide compensation to about 2 lakh farmers for their crop loss due to rains and floods.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
WBBL: Shafali stars in Sydney's five-wicket win over Hobart
Hobart, Oct 17 (IANS) Indian opener Shafali Verma's first WBBL half-century and a fine all-round display from Ellyse Perry led Sydney Sixers to five-wicket win over Hobart Hurricanes in the Women's Big Bash League match, here on Sunday.
2021-10-17
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Delhi minor girl who was sold for Rs 60K rescued from Rajasthan
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) A minor girl, who was sold for Rs 60,000, was rescued by Delhi Police from Sikar in Rajasthan.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Sasikala inaugurates AIADMK golden jubilee celebrations, calls for unity
Chennai, Oct 17 (IANS) AIADMK's expelled General Secretary, V.K.Sasikala on Sunday called for unity of all party factions and asked the cadres to work for its emergence as the number one party in Tamil Nadu in the days to come.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Central govt reviewing Kerala's flood situation: Shah
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 17 (IANS) Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday said the Central government would provide all assistance to Kerala to overcome the flood situation and that the government is monitoring the situation closely.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Bill, Melinda Gates walk daughter down the aisle
New York, Oct 17 (IANS) Mega-billionaire Bill Gates and his ex-wife Melinda Gates walked their oldest daughter Jennifer Gates down the aisle ahead of her nuptials with fellow equestrian Nayel Nassar.
2021-10-17
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech,Technology,Human Interest/Society
Jaishankar arrives in Israel for 3-day visit
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) India's External Affairs Minister Dr S. Jaishankar arrived in Tel Aviv on Sunday for a three-day visit, aiming to further solidify the strategic partnership with Israel.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy
Performing live in Delhi post Covid: Swaraag's Asif Khan shares his experience
Mumbai, Oct 17 (IANS) Well-known Indo-western fusion band 'Swaraag' recently performed in the capital. This was their first show in Delhi post lockdown. The band will be performing more and more shows in Delhi in the future.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
With Modi's address on Monday, BJP to kickstart its poll mission
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday will give tips to all the BJP's national office-bearers and the party's Morcha (wing) chiefs on how to take forward the achievements of the Central government to the masses ahead of the upcoming Assembly polls in five states.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
John Cena gets into action in just his underwear in 'Peacemaker' trailer
Los Angeles, Oct. Oct 17 (IANS) WWE wrestler-turned-actor John Cena strips down to his bare essentials, dancing and fighting in his underwear, as he plays a homicidally misguided costume vigilante in the first trailer for the television series 'Peacemaker', reports Variety.com.
2021-10-17
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
BCCI invites applications for Team India head coach's job
Mumbai, Oct 17 (IANS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Sunday invited job applications for the post of head coach, batting coach and bowling coach, among others, indicating that the Indian cricket team could get an all-new support staff after the ICC T20 World Cup, currently underway in the UAE and Oman.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Early solar system harboured gap between inner & outer regions: MIT
New York, Oct 17 (IANS) In the early solar system, a "protoplanetary disk" of dust and gas rotated around the sun and eventually coalesced into the planets we know today, according to a new analysis of ancient meteorites by scientists at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).
2021-10-17
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
'Bheemla Nayak' composer Thaman felicitates folk singer Mogulaiah
Hyderabad, Oct 17 (IANS) Telugu cinema's ace music director S.S. Thaman felicitated his singer Mogulaiah on a television programme, while Mogulaiah entertains the actors with his fantastic singing on the show.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Rami Malek talks about his life on 'SNL'; Craig does a cameo
Los Angeles, Oct 17 (IANS) Rami Malek, who played the villain Lyutsifer Safin in 'No Time to Die', led such a sheltered childhood with his twin brother and a sister in San Fernando Valley, California, that he did not know Hollywood was just 10 minutes from where he lived. Of course, he clarified, that it was equal to "three hours of Los Angeles traffic time".
2021-10-17
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Sofia Hayat's self-shot film selected for Cult Movies Fest
Mumbai, Oct 17 (IANS) Ex-Bigg Boss contestant and actress Sofia Hayat has filmed a short film during her visit to France titled 'Portals of Truth'. Interestingly it has been selected for the Cult Movies International Film Festival.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Yogi slams oppn for working in parivar's interests
Lucknow, Oct 17 (IANS) UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Sunday lashed out at the opposition for neglecting overall development of the society and working in their own interests.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Slip disc, sciatica can be treated with minimal invasive technique
Lucknow, Oct 17 (IANS) A study by the doctors of Ram Manohar Lohia Institute of Medical Sciences (RMLIMS) in Lucknow, has revealed that a minimal invasive technique for the treatment of 'single level' slip disc and sciatica is as effective as the open conventional surgery.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Varun Chakravarthy will be the main guy in attack: Suresh Raina
Dubai, Oct 17 (IANS) Former India cricketer Suresh Raina feels leg-spinner Varun Chakravarthy will be the "main guy in the attack" when the Virat Kohli-led side begin their campaign in the ICC T20 World Cup against Pakistan here on October 24.
2021-10-17
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Car mows down people during Durga idol immersion in MP, 1 injured
Bhopal, Oct 17 (IANS) A teenager, who was part of a procession to immerse Durga idol, was injured when a speeding car hit devotees near Habibganj railway station in Madhya Pradesh.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Cambodia cuts quarantine time for fully vaccinated travellers
Phnom Penh, Oct 17 (IANS) The Cambodian government has decided to reduce the quarantine period for fully vaccinated inbound travellers from Monday onwards, the Ministry of Health (MoH) said in a statement.
2021-10-17
Category: International, Cambodia,Politics
2021 T20 WC: Oman win toss, opt to field against PNG
Al Amerat, Oct 17 (IANS) Oman captain Zeeshan Maqsood won the toss and opted to field against Papua New Guinea in the first match of the ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2021 at Al Amerat Cricket Ground, here on Sunday.
2021-10-17
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Statins may reduce risk of death from Covid: Study
London, Oct 17 (IANS) Statin treatment -- generally used to lower the cholesterol level -- slightly lowered Covid-19 mortality, finds a study.
2021-10-17
Category: International, United Kingdom,National,Health/Medicine
Heavy rains along with thunderstorm lash Delhi-NCR
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) Thunderstorm with light to moderate rains with some intermittent spells of heavy rain occurred over Delhi and adjoining areas of the National Capital Region on Sunday afternoon.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Telugu hit 'Love Story' to premiere on AHA OTT soon
Hyderabad, Oct 17 (IANS) Naga Chaitanya and Sai Pallavi-starrer 'Love Story' became a decent hit at the theaters. After being postponed multiple times, the Sekhar Kammula directorial was screened in theatres on September 24.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Gurugram's air quality slips to very poor, a day after Dussehra
Gurugram, Oct 17 (IANS) Gurugram's air quality slipped to very poor category, a day after Dussehra, with the city recording AQI at 308, as per Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB).
2021-10-17
Category: India, Haryana,National,Environment/Wildlife
House fire kills 7 in Pakistan
Lahore, Oct 17 (IANS) Seven members of a family were killed in a fire that erupted in their house located in Muzaffargarh district of Pakistan's Punjab province on Sunday, local officials said.
2021-10-17
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Iraq's electoral commission announces full results of parliamentary polls
Baghdad, Oct 17 (IANS) The Iraqi Independent High Electoral Commission (IHEC) has announced the full results of the country's October 10 parliamentary elections, showing prominent Shiite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr's party taking the lead.
2021-10-17
Category: International, Iraq,Politics
Qadir Ali Baig Theatre Festival from October 21
Hyderabad, Oct 17 (IANS) The 16th edition of Qadir Ali Baig Theatre Festival, one of India's most significant theatre events, will be held here from October 21 to 24.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Art/Culture/Books
IS says it will target Shia Muslims everywhere
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) The Islamic State (IS) terror group has said that they will attack Shia Muslims everywhere, Khaama Press reported.
2021-10-17
Category: International, India,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
Shubhangi Atre shares her plan to become a full-time blogger
Mumbai, Oct 17 (IANS) Television actress Shubhangi Atre, who plays the role of 'Angoori bhabhi' in 'Bhabi Ji Ghar Par Hain', takes a small break from her shoots to vacay in Goa with her friends.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Exodus from BSP continues, ex-state chief joins SP
Lucknow, Oct 17 (IANS) The exodus from Bahujan Samaj Party in Uttar Pradesh continues unabated. Former state BSP president R.S. Kushwaha, on Sunday, joined the Samajwadi Party in the presence of SP chief Akhilesh Yadav.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Superman to now fight for 'Truth, Justice, and a Better Tomorrow'
Los Angeles, Oct 17 (IANS) On a Saturday crowded with announcements at the DC FanDome virtual event, DC's Chief Creative Officer and publisher Jim Lee announced that Superman will have a better, and more neutral, motto.
2021-10-17
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Art/Culture/Books
T20 WC: Veteran pacer Rampaul ready to bowl the 'tough overs' for West Indies
Dubai, Oct 17 (IANS) Veteran pacer Ravi Rampaul on Sunday said that he is ready to take up the mantle of bowling the 'tough overs' -- powerplay and slog overs -- for the West Indies in the T20 World Cup, to be held in the UAE and Oman, despite being absent from the national team for many years.
2021-10-17
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Twin teens fall to death from 25th floor in Ghaziabad
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) Twin brothers, both 14-year-olds, died after accidentally falling from their balcony on the 25th floor, near here in Ghaziabad, an official said here on Sunday.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Darshan Raval opens up on his upcoming track 'Duniya Chhor Doon'
Mumbai, Oct 17 (IANS) Singer-composer Darshan Raval is all set to release his latest single 'Duniya Chhor Doon'. The track is a quintessential romantic number and will be released on October 18.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
SL to obtain $500mn loan from India to keep fuel supply continue
Colombo, Oct 17 (IANS) Sri Lanka will obtain $500 million loan facility from India amidst a warning by the Ceylon Petroleum Corporation (CPC), the government's cash-strapped fuel supplier, that the supply could only be guaranteed till January 2022.
2021-10-17
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Last chance for resurrection: Sidhu writes to Sonia
Chandigarh, Oct 17 (IANS) Days after sharing his concerns with Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, Punjab state President Navjot Sidhu on Sunday made public a letter he has written to party chief Sonia Gandhi, saying this is Punjab's last chance for resurrection and redemption.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Win the T20 World Cup for Virat Kohli: Suresh Raina
Dubai, Oct 17 (IANS) Former India cricketer Suresh Raina has asked the players, competing in the ICC T20 World Cup, to win the prestigious trophy for outgoing Twenty20 skipper Virat Kohli, adding that the recently-concluded Indian Premier League (IPL) would have given the cricketers the right kind of build-up for the mega event.
2021-10-17
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
WhatsApp for iOS working on new message reaction feature
San Francisco, Oct 17 (IANS) Facebook-owned WhatsApp has been working on new reaction features as the new beta version of the platform brings the ability to manage reaction notifications with new settings to disable them or change their tone for iOS users.
2021-10-17
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
What made Delta, Delta Plus variants of Covid more virulent
London, Oct 17 (IANS) The Delta and Delta Plus Covid-19 variants were less well neutralised by antibodies from infected and vaccinated individuals as compared to the original virus, making them more dangerous and contributing to its rapid global spread, according to a study.
2021-10-17
Category: International, United Kingdom,National,Health/Medicine
Australia's most populous state crosses 80% vaccination rate
Sydney, Oct 17 (IANS) Australia's most populous state of New South Wales (NSW) has crossed the milestone of 80 per cent of its population above the age of 16 being fully vaccinated against Covid-19, prompting the state government to announce the further easing of restrictions from Monday.
2021-10-17
Category: International, Australia,Politics
Priyanka Gandhi slams govt for fertilizer price hike
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Sunday slammed the central government for increasing the prices of fertilizers ahead of sowing season.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
PI Industries refutes Kochi businessman's claim on Rs 1,448.5 Cr shares
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 17 (IANS) PI Industries Ltd, one of the reputed companies listed in the National Stock Exchange (NSE) and a market leader in their field, has refuted the claims of a Kochi-based businessman Babu Valavi that he was holding shares of the company which monetarily transferred would lead to an amount of Rs 1,448. 5 crore.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Kerala,Business/Economy
Kerala floods: Army, Navy, Air Force roped in for rescue, relief ops
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) The Army, Navy and Air Force have been mobilised to carry out flood relief operations in Kerala on Sunday as unprecedented rains resulted in heavy flow of water in various rivers, flooding multiple districts in the state.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Iraqi cleric sets conditions for dealing with US if he takes office
Baghdad, Oct 17 (IANS) Iraq's prominent Shia cleric Moqtada al-Sadr has set several conditions to deal with the US if his Sadrist Movement takes office.
2021-10-17
Category: International, Iraq,Politics
Patna-based model Mona Rai succumbs to gunshot injuries
Patna, Oct 17 (IANS) Model Mona Rai, who was shot at on October 12, succumbed to her wounds at a private hospital in Patna on Sunday morning, police said.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Decorate your home on a budget in time for the holidays
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANSlife) During festivals like Diwali, one shouldn't only pay pay attention to dressing up, shopping and meeting family members; an integral part of festivities includes cleaning and decorating our homes, neighbourhood and spreading joy. But while anybody can clean their homes, designing new spaces can be a tad bit cumbersome.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Make your perfume last all day
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANSlife) A perfume is an essential part of dressing up. Studies confirm that we feel more confident about ourselves if the final touches of our routine is a spritz of lingering perfume. However, how often do you feel that your perfume doesn't last long enough? How often do you feel that the fragrance disappears in a few hours? This is quite a common problem. Let's learn a few hacks to keep you smelling gorgeous all day.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
UP man seeks justice from Lord Ram in police case
Ayodhya, Oct 17 (IANS) Somnath Nishad, a resident of Uttar Pradesh' Basti district, has reached Ayodhya wearing a banner and carrying a placard. He is pleading before Lord Ram to help him get justice from police "atrocities".
2021-10-17
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Religion
Theatre artists switch to Delhi's suburbs, smaller cities to keep shows on
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) In the wake of Covid-19, lack of funds and fewer audiences, theatre artists have switched to confined and experimental spaces in Delhi's suburbs and smaller cities, leaving the Mandi House area -- the national capital's hub for performing art students and actors -- with a deserted look.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books
'Hindus only' job advertisement raises uproar in Tamil Nadu
Chennai, Oct 17 (IANS) An advertisement by the Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowment (H&CE) for various posts in its college inviting only Hindus has created an uproar in the state with several individuals and organisations coming out against it.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Education,Politics
VIP to make electoral debut in UP with Nishad rallies
Lucknow, Oct 17 (IANS) The Vikassheel Insaan Party (VIP) of Bihar will make its electoral debut in Uttar Pradesh by holding 'Nishad Chetna' rallies in the state.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Palestine condemns new Israeli settlement in West Bank
Ramallah, Oct 17 (IANS) Palestine has condemned the construction of a new Israeli settlement on a land south of the West Bank city of Nablus.
2021-10-17
Category: International, Israel,Politics
Sumeet Vyas on the journey of 'Permanent Roommates' from video to audio
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) 'Permanent Roommates' actor Sumeet Vyas shares about the second season of audio show 'Permanent Roommates: He Said, She Said'. As the original 'Permanent Roommates' premiered on YouTube in 2014 starring Sumeet Vyas and Nidhi Singh, it is a delight moment for the actor to be part of the audio show as well.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz
1 deputy killed, 2 injured in Texas 'ambush shooting'
Houston, Oct 17 (IANS) A deputy constable was killed and two others were injured in an "ambush shooting" outside of a bar in Houston, the largest city in the US state of Texas, authorities said.
2021-10-17
Category: International, United Kingdom,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Estrada Fire in California down to 83 acres, 25% contained
San Francisco, Oct 17 (IANS) A wildfire, dubbed the 'Estrada Fire' which started from a prescribed burn in California's Santa Cruz County, has grown to 83 acres and 25 per cent contained, officials said.
2021-10-17
Category: International, Costa Rica,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Markets in euphoria, corrections are imminent
Markets were on a roll and continued to gain strongly in the four-day week which ended on Thursday. BSESENSEX gained 1,246.89 points or 2.08 per cent to close at 61,305.95 points while NIFTY gained 443.35 points or 2.48 per cent to close at 18,338.55 points. The broader markets saw BSE100, BSE200 and BSE500 gain 2.74 per cent, 2.69 per cent and 2.65 per cent respectively. BSEMIDCAP gained 3.34 per cent while BSESMALLCAP was up 1.92 per cent. In sectoral indices, BSEPOWER was up 6.82 per cent while BSEIT lost 1.98 per cent. In individual stocks, the top gainer was Tata Motors which gained Rs 114.50 or 29.90per cent to close at Rs 497.45. Tata motors has moved from Rs 275 on 23rd August to Rs 497.45 on 14th October, a gain of Rs 222.45 or 81 per cent in just about 7 weeks.
2021-10-17
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Opinion/Commentary
Cong to start training camps for party workers from Nov 12
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) Congress has decided to organise training camps for its workers across the country, the idea of which was mooted in the working committee meeting and the first will be held from November 12-15 in Gujarat's Wardha
2021-10-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Venus never had oceans, couldn't support life: Study
London, Oct 17 (IANS) While previous studies have suggested that Venus may have its own liquid water oceans, a new study suggested that this is not the case.
2021-10-17
Category: International, United Kingdom,Science/Tech
'BJP will create history in Uttarakhand by winning 2 polls in a row'
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will create history in Uttarakhand by winning two polls in a row as there is pro-incumbency for the state government, claims Sardar R.P. Singh, the party's election co-incharge.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Delhi,National
Merkel holds farewell meeting with Erdogan in Istanbul
Istanbul, Oct 17 (IANS) Outgoing German Chancellor Angela Merkel held a farewell meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Istanbul, just days ahead of her departure from the post after 16 years in office.
2021-10-17
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
Oil alarm: Country's oil import bill at 67% of FY21 in just 5 months of FY22
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) The sharp economic recovery and rising demand post the second wave of Covid coupled with a spike in global oil prices may pose a challenge for the government in FY22 to maintain fiscal discipline amid good growth in tax revenue.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Shouldn't surprise anyone if some England players fly back midway from Ashes: Broad
London, Oct 17 (IANS) England pace bowler Stuart Broad has said that it shouldn't come as a surprise if some of his team-mates pull out of the 11-week-long Ashes tour midway as there have been instance in the past when the touring party players had left due to stress-related issues.
2021-10-17
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Manali-Leh highway shut owing to possible snowfall
Manali, Oct 17 (IANS) Authorities on Sunday closed the highway for two days that connects this Himachal Pradesh tourist resort with Leh in Ladakh owing to possible snowfall this week.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
US lawmakers protest more intensely than Indians over Amazon's rigging in India: CAIT
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) Describing a well-planned conspiracy on the country's business sovereignty by foreign-funded companies like Amazon and Flipkart since 2016 to poison the e-commerce business, the Confederation of All India Traders (CAT) told Union Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal that American lawmakers have announced to present a bill whereas in India not only the government but all the political parties, responsible government agencies are silent which has generated lot of anger and resentment among the traders of the country.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
I-T searches on groups engaged in business of Digital Marketing & Waste Management
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) The Income Tax Department initiated search and seizure operations in two groups based in several States.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Unesco report highlights pathetic condition of Bengal schools
Kolkata, Oct 17 (IANS) With more than 1 lakh vacancies for teachers in several schools, mostly in rural areas, across West Bengal, a report by the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (Unesco) has highlighted the pathetic condition of the schools in the state.
2021-10-17
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Education
Google sent 50K warnings to users on govt-back hackings
San Francisco, Oct 17 (IANS) Google has said that so far in 2021, it has sent over 50,000 warnings to those whose accounts were the target of government-backed phishing or malware attempts, a nearly 33 per cent increase from this time in 2020.
2021-10-17
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Contraceptive pill can reduce diabetes risk in women with PCOS: Study
London, Oct 17 (IANS) Contraceptive pill can reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes by over a quarter in women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), claims a study.
2021-10-17
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
ISS tilted after thrusters on Russian craft fired unexpectedly: Report
Moscow, Oct 17 (IANS) The International Space Station (ISS) was unexpectedly tilted after a test firing of thrusters on Russia's Soyuz MS-18 spacecraft continued longer than expected, the media reported.
2021-10-17
Category: International, Russian Federation,Technology
'Sarkaru Vaari Paata': Keerthy Suresh looks sleek and appealing in poster
Hyderabad, Oct 17 (IANS) Mahesh Babu and Keerthy Suresh are all set to woo the audience with their upcoming commercial entertainer 'Sarkaru Vaari Paata'. To bring in their leading lady's birthday celebrations, the makers of 'Sarkaru Vaari Paata' unveiled a stunning poster featuring Keerthy Suresh.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Ex-AG Mukul Rohatgi: NCB is an 'Ostrich with head buried in the sand'
Mumbai, Oct 17 (IANS) Delivering stinging punches, former Attorney General of India (AGI) Mukul Rohatgi has said that the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) is like "an Ostrich with its head buried in the sand", while the poor rich boy Aryan Khan is "paying the price for being a celeb".
2021-10-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Modi to 'play' crucial role for carbon credits to fight climate change
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) In just days to the crucial UN climate conference in Glasgow, nearly 200 countries under the leadership of US President Joe Biden will also put in place the crucial rules of the carbon market mechanism and its transparency to ensure its smooth functioning for supporting countries in achieving their climate commitments to put the brakes on dangerous climate change.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Delhi,National
New Zealand have high skill set; they only need right balance: Fleming
Dubai, Oct 17 (IANS) Former New Zealand skipper Stephen Fleming, who will be assisting head coach Gary Stead during the Black Caps' ICC T20 World Cup campaign after guiding Chennai Super Kings to their fourth IPL title recently, has said that the Kane Williamson-led side has a "very high skill set" and the team only needs to get the "right balance" to excel on the big stage here.
2021-10-17
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Inter-state gang of robbers busted in Noida, 4 held
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) A gang of miscreants that used to rob people after giving them a lift in their car was nabbed by the Gautam Budh Nagar Police after a brief exchange of fire on Sunday, officials said.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
All you need to know about India's power crisis
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) It all started almost a week ago when coal shortage in India started making headlines. The crisis compelled Delhi, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Punjab and Rajasthan to flag the issue of depleting coal reserves that could lead to prolonged blackout across the country. Even Prime Minister Narendra Modi took stock of the situation in a meeting conducted with senior officials of the coal and power ministries on October 12.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Michael Caine, 88, squashes speculation, says he hasn't retired
Los Angeles, Oct 17 (IANS) Scotching speculation that he was retiring, 88-year-old Michael Caine, who's best known to a generation of 'Batman' fans for playing the reclusive billionaire Bruce Wayne's butler, Alfred, tweeted on Saturday, "I havent retired and not a lot of people know that."
2021-10-17
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Ahead of its arrival in Mumbai, Dutch warship performs elaborate ritual after crossing equator
New Delhi, Oct 17: As the Dutch warship Evertsen, steaming towards Mumbai to participate in the military exercise crossed the equator on Saturday, it performed a traditional naval ritual which has its roots in the Roman era. On crossing the equator, an actor colourfully dressed as Neptune, the Roman God of fresh water and the sea, welcomed the 130 sailors into his kingdom with a traditional ceremony of water wave.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Orissa,National
Terror vs Terror: ISIS-K using Taliban's own killing tools to step up the heat
New Delhi, Oct 17: As expected, Islamic State Khorasan Province, (ISIS-K) claimed responsibility for the attack on the Shia mosque on Friday in a stronghold of the Taliban. Releasing the pictures of their two suicide bombers, the militant group's statement says, "Anas al-Khurasani and Abu Ali al-Balushi, ISIS fighters, who first killed the guards at the Shia mosque in Kandahar and then detonated the explosive on their waists in the middle of the crowded worshippers." The group also warned that there will be more attacks.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Orissa,National
Communities along Sukapaika river come together to reverse manmade disaster
Bhubaneswar, Oct 17 (IANS/ 101Reporters) The disappearing Sukapaika river has also left a mark on the health and wellbeing of the people living around it.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Orissa,National,Environment/Wildlife
4 arrested in B'desh over vandalising Hindu temple
Dhaka, Oct 17 (IANS) Four people, including an Imam, were arrested in Bangladesh's Kishoreganj district in association with the vandalisation and looting of a Hindu temple.
2021-10-17
Category: International, Bangladesh,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Hundreds of villages in Odisha languish at the shores of dying Sukapaika river
Bhubaneswar, Oct 17 (IANS/ 101Reporters) Until the 70s, Bainshi Chandra Behera (65) had lived well off fishing in Bodhapur in Odisha's Cuttack district. He would ply his trade on Sukapaika, a distributary of Mahanadi, India's sixth-largest river. As Sukapaika began to die an unnatural death, Behera's sole source of livelihood also dried up. He now works as a labourer for a Paradip-based fish trader.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Orissa,National,Environment/Wildlife
Sitharaman's marathon meeting sessions with US businesses continues in NY
New York, Oct 17 (IANS) Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman's meetings with US businesses and institutions continued at a feverish pitch, including talks with two key investors asking them to broaden their world view and look at India for investment.
2021-10-17
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy
Pakistan blacklists Chinese company for forged documents
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) Pakistans National Transm­ission and Despatch Company (NTDC) has blacklisted a Chinese firm and barred it from participating in all tenders process for a month, Dawn reported.
2021-10-17
Category: International, India,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
IAF Chief reviews operational preparedness of Force in Ladakh
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) Chief of the Indian Air Force, Air Chief Marshal V.R. Chaudhari, reviewed the deployment of aircrafts at the forward locations in Ladakh amid China rejecting the border dispute resolution proposal. This was Air Chief Marshal Chaudhari's maiden visit after taking over as the IAF chief earlier this month.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
If ISI chief is replaced Imran's govt will fall like a house of cards: Maryam Nawaz
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) Maryam Nawaz, Vice President of the opposition Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), said that Prime Minister Imran Khan wanted to prolong the tenure of former ISI chief Lt-Gen Faiz Hameed because he knew that "if the DG ISI was replaced, his government falls like a house of cards", The Express Tribune reported.
2021-10-17
Category: International, India,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
'Bigg Boss 15': Bappi Lahiri, Farah Khan, Bhuvan Bam to appear as special guests
Mumbai, Oct 17 (IANS) This week of 'Bigg Boss 15' has witnessed many moments of conflicts, verbal wars and contestants have tried to demonstrate their power in the 'Bigg Boss' jungle.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
No additional borrowing by Centre to meet GST compensation of states in FY22
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) The Centre will stick to its borrowing programme for FY22 and will not tap the market for more funds to meet the GST compensation shortfall for states.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Sai Dharam Tej's recovery and his wedding news go hand-in-hand
Hyderabad, Oct 17 (IANS) Telugu actor Sai Dharam Tej, who was hospitalised after his bike accident has recovered quite well. Reports suggest that Sai Dharam has been discharged, and is taking rest at his residence.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Flight charges turn exorbitant from Chennai as Diwali nears
Chennai, Oct 17 (IANS) The flight charges from Chennai have soared as Diwali is nearing and people, who have taken two doses of vaccine, are opting to fly out.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy
First trailer out for 'The Batman' starring Robert Pattinson
Los Angeles, Oct 17 (IANS) The first full trailer for 'The Batman', directed by Matt Reeves of 'The Planet of the Apes' franchise, and starring Robert Pattinson (most recently seen in Christopher Nolan's 'Tenet') as Gotham's 'caped crusader', was released at a DC Fandome virtual event on Saturday night.
2021-10-17
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
S.Korea voices 'deep regrets' over Kishida's offering to war shrine
Seoul, Oct 17 (IANS) South Korea on Sunday expressed "deep regrets" over Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida's ritual offering to a controversial Yasukuni war shrine in the latest move that underscores challenges in improving bilateral relations, just two days after their leaders agreed to develop their ties in a future-oriented manner.
2021-10-17
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
Norrie sets up Indian Wells final against Basilashvili
Indian Wells, Oct 17 (IANS) Great Britain's Cameron Norrie dismissed Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria 6-2, 6-4 to make his maiden ATP Masters 1000 final at the BNP Paribas Open here on Sunday (IST).
2021-10-17
Category: International, United States,Sports,Tennis
Apple offers 20% bonus in India for adding money to Apple ID
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) AAs the tech giant is asking developers to promote payments using the Apple ID balance, Apple is now giving a 20 per cent bonus to Indian users who add funds to their Apple ID.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Uzbek, Taliban officials hold talks on economic issues, border security
Tashkent, Oct 17 (IANS) Uzbek officials and a visiting Afghan Taliban delegation held talks on a series of issues, including economic ties and border security, the Foreign Ministry in Tashkent said.
2021-10-17
Category: International, Uzbekistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Search on for 3 missing persons in Kerala district
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 17 (IANS) Search is on for three people who went missing after landslides were triggered by heavy rain in the eastern high ranges of Kottayam.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Does Chiranjeevi dislike appearing on OTT platforms?
Hyderabad, Oct 17 (IANS) Telugu megastar Chiranjeevi has been busy with a few upcoming interesting projects in the pipeline. His upcoming action-drama 'Acharya' has grabbed all the attention and is gearing up for a release soon.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
36 quakes hit Spanish island amid volcanic eruption
Madrid, Oct 17 (IANS) The Spanish island of La Palma was hit by 36 earthquakes in the last 24 hours, as the ongoing eruption of the Cumbre Vieja volcano continued for the 28th day, according to local authorities.
2021-10-17
Category: International, Spain,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Oman still 'not hard enough' to take on Test-playing nations: Coach Mendis
Al Amerat (Muscat), Oct 17 (IANS) Oman cricket team coach Duleep Mendis has said ahead of the ICC T20 World Cup First Round, Group B opener against Papua New Guinea (PNG) later on Sunday that he has seen a vast improvement in the mental aspect of his side since he took over, but his boys are still "not hard enough" to play Test nations.
2021-10-17
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Epic says 'open' to blockchain games on its store
San Francisco, Oct 17 (IANS) Fortnite developer Epic said that it is "open to games that support cryptocurrency or blockchain-based assets" on its game store unlike its competitor Valve which has banned games that feature blockchain technology or NFTs from Steam, the media reported.
2021-10-17
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Taliban rejects Ptin's claim of IS presence in Afghanistan
Kabul, Oct 17 (IANS) The Taliban-led government in Afghanistan has rejected Russian President Vladimir Putin's claim that Islamic State (IS) terror group was present in the north of the country, saying it was "baseless", the media reported.
2021-10-17
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
India adds 14,146 new Covid cases, over 97 Cr vax doses given
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) India recorded 14,146 new cases of Covid-19 during the past 24 hours pushing the country's infection caseload to 3,40,67,719, even as the number of vaccinated people went past 97 crores, the Union Health Ministry said in an update on Sunday.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Want to keep it simple & not bowl 24 different deliveries: Starc
Dubai, Oct 17 (IANS) Australian pace bowler Mitchell Starc has said that his strategy in the current edition of the ICC T20 World Cup in the UAE and Oman would be to "keep it simple" and not bowl "24 different types of slow balls" like others of his breed do.
2021-10-17
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Iran, Pak agree to cooperate on marine industry
Tehran, Oct 17 (IANS) Iranian and Pakistani military commanders have agreed to cooperate in manufacturing military vessels and submarine maintenance, state media reported.
2021-10-17
Category: International, Turkey,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
S.Korean Vice FM leaves for Europe for talks on security, diplomatic ties
Seoul, Oct 17 (IANS) Choi Jong-kun, South Korea's first Vice Foreign Minister, left for London on Sunday for talks with British officials on bilateral relations, the security situation on the Korean Peninsula and other issues of mutual interest, his office said.
2021-10-17
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
UP: 2 held for kidnapping, killing lawyer's son
Barabanki (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 17 (IANS) Two relatives of a lawyer have been arrested for alleged kidnapping and murder of the latter's teenage son, police said on Sunday.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Seoul logs coldest Oct morning in 67 years
Seoul, Oct 17 (IANS) Temperatures in Seoul sharply dropped to nearly 1 degree Celsius on Sunday, marking the coldest morning for October in 67 years, the state weather agency said.
2021-10-17
Category: International, South Korea,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Female stars venture into funding (Column: B-Town)
Investment is the watchword in the film industry, especially when it comes to stars. And, more so when it comes to the female actors. Film industry is one place where, your luck more than the talent helps you make it big. If you are a reasonably good actor with a style of your own, better for you. Say, like Rajesh Khanna or Amitabh Bachchan, you have the ingredients for the super stardom. Now, none of the present lot looks like making it to the super stardom. But, ironically, the monies they make per film surpasses by far what Khanna and Bachchan made in their heyday. So much so that they have little idea about what to do with the money even after leading luxurious lives.
2021-10-17
Category: India, New Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz
Rains lash parts of Delhi-NCR
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) Several parts of the National Capital Region (NCR) on Sunday received light to moderate rainfall that is most likely to improve the air quality in the region.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Accelerate action to achieve net zero transport emissions: UN summit
Beijing, Oct 17 (IANS) The Second UN Global Sustainable Transport Conference, which brought together more than 100 countries along with thousands of experts, activists and business leaders, concluded with a call to accelerate progress towards achieving sustainable transport that would result in major reductions in greenhouse gas emissions and in improving the lives of millions of people.
2021-10-17
Category: International, China,Environment/Wildlife
K'taka CM Bommai hints at reducing taxes on fuel
Hubballi (Karnataka), Oct 17 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Sunday hinted at reducing cess and sales tax on petrol and diesel in the state to ease the fuel prices, which have touched all-time high.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
3 minor sisters die after eating snacks in UP district
Rae Bareli (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 17 (IANS) Three girls, aged 8, 7 and 5, died after consuming puffed rice and 'namkeen'.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
SP to field 6-time MLA for deputy speaker post
Lucknow, Oct 17 (IANS) The Samajwadi Party will field Narendra Verma, a six-time MLA from the Mahmudabad Assembly seat in Sitapur district, as a party candidate for the post of deputy speaker.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
K'taka CM hints at reducing taxes on fuel
Hubballi (Karnataka), Oct 17 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Sunday hinted at reducing cess and sales tax on petrol and diesel in the state to ease the fuel prices which have touched an all-time high.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Business/Economy,Politics
Death toll from tropical storm in Philippines reaches 22
Manila, Oct 17 (IANS) The Philippine government said that the death toll from the severe tropical storm Kompasu has climbed to 22, with another 16 people reportedly missing.
2021-10-17
Category: International, Philippines,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Team has vastly improved and will pose a huge challenge: Oman vice-captain Ilyas
Al Amerat (Muscat), Oct 17 (IANS) Hosts Oman would be looking to showcase their rapid improvement to a world audience as they open their ICC Men's T20 World Cup campaign against newcomers Papua New Guinea (PNG) in a First Round, Group B outing here later on Sunday.
2021-10-17
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Air quality in UP nosedives, Ghaziabad records the worst
Lucknow, Oct 17 (IANS) Cities in Uttar Pradesh are experiencing a sharp drop in the air quality, caused by a spike in activity due to the festive season and drop in average day temperatures as winter sets in. Ghaziabad continued to be recording the worst air quality.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
Murder of UK lawmaker deemed terrorism with investigation underway
London, Oct 17 (IANS) The murder of British lawmaker David Amess was declared a terrorist incident by London's metropolitan police with an investigation underway.
2021-10-17
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Modi to address big rally in Varanasi on Oct 25
Varanasi, Oct 17 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address one of the biggest rallies in his constituency, Varanasi on October 25, ahead of the Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls scheduled early next year.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Mahmudullah warns Bangladesh not to take Scotland lightly
Al Amerat (Muscat), Oct 17 (IANS) Bangladesh captain Mahmudullah has warned his team to expect a tough challenge from Scotland when the two sides clash on the opening day of the ICC Men's T20 World Cup in Oman later on Sunday.
2021-10-17
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Key to BJP's prospects in Goa Assembly polls may rest with MGP
Panaji, Oct 17 (IANS) Even as Union Home Minister Amit Shah earlier this week urged the BJP workers to work towards ensuring full majority for the party in the 2022 Assembly polls in Goa, the party's ongoing parleys with its 'natural partner', the Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party (MGP), could hold the key to retaining power in the state for the ruling party.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Religion and politics were never separate: Dhami
Ayodhya (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 17 (IANS) Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami has said that politics was never separate from religion and both had always supplemented each other.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
IAEA chief vows close consultations with S.Korea over Fukushima water release plan
Seoul, Oct 17 (IANS) The chief of the UN nuclear watchdog has vowed to continue close consultations with South Korea and other nations over Japan's plan to discharge radioactive water from its crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant into the ocean, Seoul's Foreign Ministry said on Sunday.
2021-10-17
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
Dasara beats Covid fears, boosts tourism prospects in K'taka
Bengaluru, Oct 17 (IANS) The recently concluded Dasara festivities followed by the weekend have proved to be a boost for the tourism sector in Karnataka. Amid the fears of Covid-19, a record number of people have visited Mysuru to witness historical Dasara festivities in the last 10 days.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
'Dashrath' dies on stage, audience claps for 'great' act
Bijnor (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 17 (IANS) Life, at times, is stranger than fiction. When Rajendra Kashyap, a former village pradhan who was playing the role of King Dashrath, collapsed on stage after pronouncing 14-year-old exile for his son Ram, people clapped and cheered him for his excellent 'acting'.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society
MSF continues to provide assistance to Afghans
Kabul, Oct 17 (IANS) Doctors Without Borders (MSF), an international medical aid agency, has continued to address Afghans' need even after the country's takeover by the Taliban in August, according to a statement posted on the agency's website.
2021-10-17
Category: International, Israel,International
The pillars of nationhood (Column: Spy's Eye)
In the environ of disruption and internal divide whipped up by certain political forces in India in their quest for power, it is necessary to distinguish the national identity of India with its democratic dispensation from the narrative of doom created by these contestants in public life.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Bihar,National
RJD's Muslim-Yadav equation under challenge in Bihar
Patna, Oct 17 (IANS) While the bypolls for two seats of Bihar is turning out to be a close fight between the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) and Janata Dal-United (JD-U), the former appears to be the one that is likely to face the bigger test.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Protest announced against attacks on Hindu temples in B'desh
Dhaka, Oct 17 (IANS) The chief of Bangladesh's minority body has called for a day-long demonstrations on October 23 to protest the recent incidents of violence including attacks on Hindu temples. At least four persons have been killed and 70 others injured in the attacks in the last three days.
2021-10-17
Category: International, Bangladesh,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Superstar Vijay's possible entry into TN politics keenly watched
Chennai, Oct 17 (IANS) The DMK swept the rural local body polls in nine districts of Tamil Nadu by winning 138 out of the 140 seats in the district panchayat unions, leaving the opposition AIADMK with just two seats.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
S.Korean nuke envoy pins hope on end-of-war declaration
Seoul, Oct 17 (IANS) South Korea's chief nuclear envoy said that a formal declaration of an end to the 1950-53 Korean War could pave the way for resuming the stalled denuclearization talks with North Korea.
2021-10-17
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
How Syed Ali Geelani managed grandson's govt job
Srinagar, Oct 17 (IANS) The dismissal of late Syed Ali Geelani's grandson, Anees-ul-Islam from government service Saturday has proved that the separatist leader had held an elected government to ransom in Jammu and Kashmir in the past.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics,Terrorism
7 including SP, BSP leaders held in rape of minor in UP
Lalitpur (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 17 (IANS) A total of seven persons have been arrested so far in connection with the rape of a 17-year-old girl in the district.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Exploits of Raj 'tree man' inspiration for preserving nature
Jaipur, Oct 17 (IANS) In 1975, an 18-year-old youth was advised by his grandmother that there is no better deed than planting saplings and feeding animals and birds.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Environment/Wildlife,Human Interest/Society
Global Covid-19 caseload tops 240 mn
Washington, Oct 17 (IANS) The global coronavirus caseload has topped 240.3 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 4.89 million and vaccinations soared to over 6.60 billion, according to the Johns Hopkins University.
2021-10-17
Category: International, United States,International
Fuel rates hiked again, petrol at Rs 105.84/ltr in Delhi
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) Petrol and diesel prices on Sunday rallied to their highest ever levels across the country, as fuel rates were hiked again by 35 paise a litre.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Huzurabad bypoll: A battle of prestige for KCR, Rajender
Hyderabad, Oct 17 (IANS) With just two weeks to go for the by-election to Huzurabad Assembly constituency in Telangana, the ruling TRS and opposition BJP are set to intensify their campaign, while third contender Congress is trying to catch up with them.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
FYUP likely to be implemented in all central universities
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) The Union Education Ministry wants to start the implementation of a 4-year undergraduate course (FYUP) in all the universities of the country, especially in the central universities.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Politics
Good content is always the bestseller, feels actor Rupali Ganguly
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) As someone who has been a prominent face of Indian television for decades now, she feels that the industry has witnessed multiple changes at both technical and thematic levels.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Delhi,National
Eyeing 2023 polls, tribal parties revives separate state demand in Tripura, Meghalaya
Agartala/Sjillong, Oct 17 (IANS) Eyeing the Assembly elections in 2023, tribal-based parties in Tripura and Meghalaya have renewed their demand to create separate states for the indigenous tribals, even as the major political parties continue to strongly oppose their claims.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics
We target 50 mn Indian crypto users in 2 years: CoinSwitch Kuber CEO
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) Cryptocurrencies are waiting to explode in India and Ashish Singhal, Co-founder and CEO of leading crypto exchange CoinSwitch Kuber, aims to onboard at least 50 million users from India in the next two years, educating them around crypto investments and helping them create wealth.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
BJP's Baby Rani Maurya to take on Mayawati in UP polls
Lucknow, Oct 17 (IANS) The BJP in Uttar Pradesh is all set to pit former Uttarakhand Governor Baby Rani Maurya against Bahujan Samaj Party supremo Mayawati in the Assembly elections scheduled next year.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
9K mobile phones looted in Madhya Pradesh, case filed in UP
Mathura (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 17 (IANS) Nearly 9,000 mobile phones worth Rs 7 crore, have been looted from a Bengaluru bound truck and the driver was beaten up and thrown out of the vehicle.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Modi to inaugurate seven medical colleges in UP on Oct 25
Siddharth Nagar (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 17 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be simultaneously inaugurating seven new autonomous medical colleges from Siddharth Nagar on October 25.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education,Politics
UN chief encourages change in actions toward sustainable food systems
United Nations, Oct 17 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Saturday encouraged change in actions toward sustainable food systems on the occasion of World Food Day, which falls on October 16.
2021-10-17
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
UK records more than 40K Covid cases for fourth day in a row
London, Oct 17 (IANS) Another 43,423 people in Britain have tested positive for Covid-19 as the country recorded more than 40,000 Covid cases on the fourth consecutive day, according to official figures released on Saturday.
2021-10-17
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
Rajasthan CM Gehlot meets Rahul Gandhi in Delhi
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Saturday night met Congress leader Rahul Gandhi at his residence here to discuss several issues related to the state. Top Congress leaders including the party's general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, general secretary (organisation) K.C. Venugopal and Rajasthan in-charge Ajay Maken were also present the meeting.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Myanmar reports 1,205 new Covid-19 cases, 32 more deaths
Yangon, Oct 17 (IANS) Myanmar reported 1,205 new Covid-19 cases with a daily test positivity rate of 6.8 per cent in the past 24 hours, according to a release from the Ministry of Health on Saturday.
2021-10-17
Category: International, Myanmar,Health/Medicine
India clinch record eighth SAFF Championship title (Ld)
Male, Oct 17 (IANS) Indian football team convincingly defeated Nepal 3-0 in the final to clinch the SAFF Championship trophy for a record eighth time at the National Football Stadium, here on Saturday.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Football
Africa's Covid cases surpass 8.41 million
Addis Ababa, Oct 17 (IANS) The number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in Africa reached 8,414,571 cases as of Friday afternoon, the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) said.
2021-10-17
Category: International, Ethiopia,Health/Medicine
SAFF Championship: Sports minister congratulates Indian team on title win
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Sports minister Anurag Thakur on Saturday congratulated Indian football team for winning SAFF Championship for the record eighth time.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
SAFF Championship: India lift eighth title, beat Nepal 3-0 in final
Male, Oct 16 (IANS) Indian football team won their eighth SAFF Championship title after beating Nepal 3-0 in the final here on Saturday.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Football
Intellectuals urge B'desh govt to act against instigators of Durga Puja violence
Agartala, Oct 16 (IANS) A delegation of intellectuals in Tripura on Saturday met Bangladesh Assistant High Commissioner in Agartala, Mohammad Jobayed Hosen, and urged him to request his government to ensure action against those who vandalised Durga Puja pandals in the neighbouring country.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Tripura,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
'The Rock' releases first teaser trailer of DC film 'Black Adam'
Los Angeles, Oct 16 (IANS) Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson treated his fans to the first teaser of 'Black Adam', the anti-hero film from the DC Extended Universe directed by Jaume Collett-Serra and co-written by Sohrab Noshirvani of 'The Mauritanian' fame. Collett-Serra directed Johnson most recently in Disney's hit film, 'Jungle Cruise'.
2021-10-16
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Telangana opposes move to transport Singareni coal to other states
Hyderabad, Oct 16 (IANS) The Vice-Chairman of Telangana State Planning Board, B. Vinod Kumar, on Saturday demanded that coal from the Thadicherla mines of Singareni Collieries Company Limited (SCCL) should not be transported to other states.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Jayalalithaa's disowned foster son walks out of Bengaluru prison
Bengaluru, Oct 16 (IANS) Expelled AIADMK leader V.K. Shashikala's nephew V.N. Sudhakaran, who was serving prison sentence in a disproportionate assets case, was been released from the Central Prison in Bengaluru on Saturday.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Hectic campaign on for bypolls to 5 Assam Assembly seats
Guwahati, Oct 16 (IANS) With Durga Puja festivities now over, the campaign for the October 30 by-elections to five Assembly seats in Assam gathered momentum on Saturday.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics
BJP, Congress sharpen attack as bypolls near in MP
Bhopal, Oct 16 (IANS) With less than two weeks left for the bypolls to three Assembly constituencies and one Lok Sabha seat in Madhya Pradesh, both the ruling BJP and the opposition Congress have sharpened their attack against each other.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
CSA congratulates all players for IPL win after flak over ignoring du Plessis, Tahir
Dubai, Oct 16 (IANS) Cricket South Africa (CSA) congratulated all the players who were part of the Chennai Super Kings team winning the IPL 2021 trophy in Dubai International Stadium on Friday. The fresh social media post came after the CSA received huge flak over ignoring Faf du Plessis and Imran Tahir as it congratulated only Lungi Ngidi in a now-deleted post.
2021-10-16
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
DU issues third cut-off list, admission to begin from Oct 18
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Delhi University released the third cut-off list on Saturday for admissions in different undergraduate courses.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
Maoist leader RK's last rites performed near Telangana border
Hyderabad, Oct 16 (IANS) The last rites of top Maoist leader Akkiraju Haragopal alias RK were performed near Pamedu-Kondapalli on Chhattisgarh-Telangana border on Friday.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics,Terrorism
Yuki Bhambri to lead Delhi in 3rd edition of Tennis Premier League
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Ace Indian tennis player Yuki Bhambri will lead the challenge for the Delhi Binny's Brigade during the third edition of the Tennis Premier League (TPL), which will be played from December 9 to 14 at the Celebration Club in Mumbai.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Tennis
DiCaprio's production house, Abhay Deol's content company tie up for boxer's biopic
Los Angeles, Oct 16 (IANS) Leonardo DiCaprio's Appian Way Productions has teamed up with 'Zindagi Na Milega Dobara' star Abhay Deol's Canada-based content creation company, Blisspoint Entertainment, and Singapore's Golden Ratio Films to make 'Pep', a biopic of the legendary mid-20th century featherweight boxer Guglielmo Papaleo, better known as Willie Pep.
2021-10-16
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Hollywood
2 more killed in fresh communal violence in Bangladesh
Dhaka, Oct 16 (IANS) A three-member probe body has been formed after two more persons were killed in a fresh attack in Bangladesh. The attackers vandalised puja mandaps and carried out attacks on temples in Noakhali's Begumganj upazila during the celebrations of Durga Puja.
2021-10-16
Category: International, Bangladesh,Politics
Netaji did not receive what he deserved in history: Shah
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Saturday said that Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose did not receive as much importance as he should have and attempts were made to downplay many well-known leaders and their contributions in the Independence movement.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Firmino, Salah and Mane star in Liverpool's 5-0 over Watford
Watford, Oct 16 (IANS) Roberto Firmino's hat-trick and stunning goals from Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane led Liverpool to a comprehensive 5-0 match over Watford in the Premier League, here on Saturday.
2021-10-16
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
IT searches reveal massive import under-invoicing
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) The Centre on Saturday said that the Income Tax Department recently carried out 'search and seizure' operations at various locations around the country to unearth massive under-invoicing of imported products such as laptops, mobile phones and peripheral parts.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Keen to offer solutions to UAE, says K'taka minister
Bengaluru, Oct 16 (IANS) Karnataka being a hub of startups in India is keen to offer ground-breaking solutions to private companies and government organisations of UAE in various sectors ranging from logistics to infrastructure, oil-and-gas to environment and waste management to healthcare C.N. Ashwath Narayan, the Minister for IT/Bt and Science Technology said in Dubai on Saturday.
2021-10-16
Category: International, India,Business/Economy,Politics
Kalam's vision helped India charter its course to 21st century: Puri
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Union Minister for Housing and Urban Affairs Hardeep Singh Puri on Saturday said that former President of India Dr A.P.J. Abdul Kalam's vision helped India charter its course to 21st century.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Britney fears return of paparazzi after end of conservatorship
Los Angeles, Oct 16 (IANS) Britney Spears is opening up about her fears regarding life after her 13-year conservatorship comes to its expected end. In a lengthy Instagram post on Friday, the pop star poured out her apprehensions and said she was concerned that her life will return to the paparazzi frenzy that it was before and any mistakes will make headlines.
2021-10-16
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
T20 World Cup: I foresee spinners having a big impact in this tournament, says Badree
Dubai, Oct 16 (IANS) Former West Indies leg-spinner Samuel Badree believes that spinners will have a big impact in the men's T20 World Cup in the UAE and Oman. He pointed out that spin has played a crucial role in previous editions of the mens T20 World Cup.
2021-10-16
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
79th Golden Globe Awards on Jan 9, 2022, despite controversies
Los Angeles, Oct. Oct 16 (IANS) The Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) has announced that it plans to present the 79th annual Golden Globe Awards on January 9, 2022, disregarding the many controversies over racism and sexism in the journalists' body, and with no telecast partner in sight to replace the American network NBC, which had disassociated itself from the event earlier this year.
2021-10-16
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Rishi, Vanshita clinch titles at KSLTA-AITA Pro Circuit 2021
Bengaluru, Oct 16 (IANS) Karnataka's Rishi Reddy and Vanshita Pathania clinched the men's and women's title respectively in the Rs 2-lakh prize money KSLTA-AITA Pro Circuit 2021 tennis tournament, here on Saturday.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Tennis
Congress announces internal election schedule
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) The Congress Working Committee (CWC) on Saturday gave a go ahead to the internal elections in the party. The party will elect a new president by October 2022.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
It's hard to look past Tabraiz Shamsi as the best spinner in T20 World Cup: Badree
Dubai, Oct 16 (IANS) Former West Indies leg-spinner Samuel Badree has said that it is hard for him to look past South Africa wrist-spinner Tabraiz Shamsi as the best spinner going into the men's T20 World Cup in the UAE and Oman. He added that Shamsis left-arm angle poses a significant challenge for batters.
2021-10-16
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Of Mumbai cabbies and 'QSQT': Juhi Chawla goes down memory lane
Mumbai, Oct 16 (IANS) Juhi Chawla, appearing in 'The Kapil Sharma Show', looks back at the time when 'Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak' (QSQT) had not yet achieved its blockbuster status. Miss India 1984, popular heroine and co-owner of the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), Juhi will be seen as a special guest on the TV show.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Pakistanis lash out at Imran Khan for 'petrol bomb'
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Known for their biting wit and unmatched humour when it comes to memes, Pakistanis on Twitter lashed out at the government's decision to hike the price of petroleum products, Geo News reported.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society,Politics
G-23 leader raises poll preps issue & attack on Sibal's house in CWC meet
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) In the CWC meeting that took place on Saturday here, Congress leader and one of the prominent members of G-23, Ghulam Nabi Azad raised issues of poll preparations for the upcoming assembly elections, sources said.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
T20 World Cup: Ashwin has been rewarded for reviving his white ball skills, says Kohli
Dubai, Oct 16 (IANS) India captain Virat Kohli on Saturday said that off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin was included in the men's T20 World Cup squad due to him reviving his skills in white-ball cricket. He pointed out that Ashwin has improved upon bowling with courage.
2021-10-16
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
4 more soldiers martyred in anti-terror ops in Poonch-Rajouri (Ld)
Jammu, Oct 16 (IANS) Four more army soldiers including a junior commissioned officer (JCO) were martyred during an anti-terror operation in Poonch and Rajouri districts of Jammu and Kashmir during the last 24 hours.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
T20 World Cup: Dhoni is quite excited with getting back to the environment, says Kohli
Dubai, Oct 16 (IANS) India captain Virat Kohli said that former captain MS Dhoni is very excited about getting back to the environment of the Indian team. He also said that Dhoni's eye for practical inputs and intricate details will help improve the team's game by one or two percent. Dhoni has been appointed as the mentor of the Indian team for the men's T20 World Cup in the UAE and Oman.
2021-10-16
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Another non-local carpenter shot dead in J&K's Pulwama (Ld)
Srinagar, Oct 16 (IANS) After killing a non-local street vendor in Jammu and Kashmir's capital city Srinagar on Saturday, militants shot dead another non-local carpenter in Pulwama district.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
'World Better Beware': Vaughan on reports of Dravid taking over as India head coach
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Former England captain Michael Vaughan has warned all the cricket teams around the world after it has been learned that Rahul Dravid is set to take over as the Indian men's cricket team's head coach following the conclusion of the upcoming T20 World Cup.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
3 held in Chennai for smuggling in gold, electronic goods
Chennai, Oct 16 (IANS) Three passengers were arrested on Friday by the Chennai Air Customs for trying to smuggle in gold and electronic goods.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Chingari launches its first NFT marketplace, social token
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Short video app Chingari on Saturday unveiled its first-ever crypto token '$GARI', which is launching its own NFT (non-fungible tokens) marketplace.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
realme Q3s confirmed to feature 144Hz LCD screen
Beijing, Oct 16 (IANS) realme, which is all set to launch its new smartphone 'realme Q3s' along with the realme GT Neo2T smartphone on October 19 in China, has now released a poster on Weibo that confirms that the Q3s will support an adaptive refresh rate of up to 144Hz.
2021-10-16
Category: International, China,Technology
New Pakistan religious body may put minorities under threat
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) The Pakistan government has signed an ordinance for the establishment of the Rehmatul-lil-Alameen Authority (RAA) religious body, triggering fears that it would further empower the country's influential clerics and undermine the rights of women and religious minorities, DW reported.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Religion
Lucky Ali impresses with his best compositions
Mumbai, Oct 16 (IANS) Noted singer, songwriter and actor Lucky Ali has impressed the viewers with the rendition of his best compositions like 'O Sanam' and 'Gori Teri Aakhein Kahen' on the final episode of 'Unacademy Unwind'. He performed the songs in a new style that made the lyrics more refreshing.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Adele's 'Easy on Me' dislodges 'Butter' and sets new records
London, Oct 16 (IANS) Adele's lead single from her upcoming '30' album, 'Easy on Me', has become Spotify's most streamed song within a single day, dislodging the BTS track, 'Butter', which scored more than 20.9 million global streams on May 23, reports 'Billboard' quoting a rep of the music streaming service provider.
2021-10-16
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz
Headmaster arrested for raping minor in school premises in Rajasthan
Jaipur, Oct 16 (IANS) Rajasthan Police have arrested a school headmaster for raping an 11-year-old girl studying in class 8, inside the classroom of a government school, confirmed police officials on Saturday.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
The stakes are always high when India, Pakistan play together, says Agarkar
Mumbai, Oct 16 (IANS) Former India all-rounder Ajit Agarkar believes that stakes are always high when India and Pakistan play together in a World Cup. He also said that Pakistan may not pose much of a challenge, taking into consideration the form of the Indian team and statistics.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Non-local street vendor killed by militants in Srinagar
Srinagar, Oct 16 (IANS) A non-local street vendor was shot and killed by militants on Saturday in the capital city of Jammu and Kashmir.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Skipper Shanaka backs inexperienced Sri Lanka to go 'long way' in T20 WC
Abu Dhabi, Oct 16 (IANS) Sri Lanka captain Dasun Shanaka has backed his team to go a 'long way' in the upcoming ICC T20 World Cup, saying that his side has depth and variety, which could help them potentially to do well, even if they lack experience.
2021-10-16
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
New Covid cases come down in Kerala, so does TPR
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 16 (IANS) The new Covid cases in Kerala on Saturday saw 7,955 people turning positive after 79,722 samples were tested in the past 24 hours, while the test positivity rate was 9.97 per cent, said a statement from Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
Iran reaches out to Russia, China for help to counter Turkey-backed Azerbaijan
New Delhi, Oct 16: Iran has advised Azerbaijan to be cautious of "devil's costly traps" and avoid making false statements which could permanently damage the relations between the two countries.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Islamic State suffers big blow as West Africa leader dies
New Delhi, Oct 16: In a big blow to radical Islam, the leader of the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) Abu Musab al-Barnawi is dead, Nigerias top general has said.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Pooja Gor opens up on movie based on her popular show
Mumbai, Oct 16 (IANS) Actress Pooja Gor has talked about the movie 'Pratigya Ki Ankahee Dastaan', which is based on the show 'Mann Kee Awaaz Pratigya 2' that premiered on March 15 featuring Pooja and Arhaan Behll. But the movie will showcase a new story.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
8 dead, 4 missing as heavy rains lash Kerala (Ld)
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 16 (IANS) At least 8 people are dead and five persons are reported missing after heavy rains lashed Kerala since Friday evening.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Another Nihang Sikh surrenders in Punjab in Singhu murder case
Chandigarh, Oct 16 (IANS) The second accused and a Nihang Sikh, identified as Parminder Singh, in the Singhu border lynching incident, on Saturday surrendered at a gurdwara before the police in Jandiala Guru in Amritsar district in Punjab amidst the presence of a huge sympathizers.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Religion
'Bigg Boss Telugu 5': Nagarjuna plans sudden elimination
Hyderabad, Oct 16 (IANS) Telugu's biggest reality show, 'Bigg Boss Telugu 5', has gained much hype with the season's contestants giving a tough fight. After five weeks, this week witnessed most of the contestants in the nominations, excluding Anne Master, actor Maanas, actress Priya and RJ Kajal.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Reliance signs definitive agreement with designer Manish Malhotra
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANSlife) Designer Manish Malhotra and Reliance Brands Limited (RBL) have established a strategic alliance aimed at speeding up the 16-year-old couture house's global expansion goals. RBL has signed a definitive agreement to invest in founder and creative director, Manish Malhotras eponymous brand for a 40% minority stake. This is the brand's first outside investment, as it was previously owned solely by the designer.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life,Lifestyle/Fashion
Allu Arjun and team all set for 'pumpkin-breaking ceremony'
Hyderabad, Oct 16 (IANS) One South India's most happening actors, Allu Arjun, is busy shooting for his upcoming action-drama 'Pushpa'. Being directed by blockbuster filmmaker Sukumar, expectations are already running high.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
BJP to keep its option open about any tie up with Amarinder Singh
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) While preparing for next year's assembly polls, the BJP is keeping its options open about any possible tie up or association with former Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh. The saffron party, however, is closely monitoring political moves of the former Chief Minister.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
T20 World Cup: Group A looks like the tougher group to me, says Mommsen
Dubai, Oct 16 (IANS) Former Scotland skipper Preston Mommsen feels Group A in Round 1 of the ICC T20 World Cup is a tougher group than Group B. He also said that he expects Sri Lanka and Bangladesh to go through to Super 12 from their respective groups. The T20 World Cup in the UAE and Oman starts with Group B matches in Round 1 at Muscat on Sunday followed by Group A matches commencing on the next day in Abu Dhabi.
2021-10-16
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Punjab Police bust illegal arms supply racket
Chandigarh, Oct 16 (IANS) Punjab Police on Saturday busted an inter-state illegal arms supply racket in Sangrur district with the arrest of two persons. Two country-made weapons and ammunition were recovered from their possession.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
NASA sends Lucy mission to seek out solar system's 'fossils'
Washington, Oct 16 (IANS) In a novel bid to seek out the origin of our solar system, the US space agency on Saturday launched the Lucy mission, the agency's first to Jupiter's Trojan asteroids.
2021-10-16
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
With SBL, Amir Khan making foray as a promoter in Dubai
Mumbai, Oct 16 (IANS) Two-time World champion boxer Amir Khan is all set to make an appearance as a promoter in Dubai, putting together a card along with Super Boxing League in association with World Boxing Council. He is currently training for his retirement clash with Kell Brook.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Other Sports
HDFC Bank's Q2FY22 YoY net profit up 17.6%
Mumbai, Oct 16 (IANS) Lender HDFC Bank on Saturday reported a year-on-year rise of 17.6 per cent in its net profit for Q2FY22.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
15 Dalit outfits meet NCSC president, demand action
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) More than 15 Dalit organisations on Saturday met National Commission for Scheduled Castes (NCSC) President, Vijay Sampla over the brutal lynching of a Dalit man at the farmers' protest site along the Singhu border. They demanded strict punishment to the accused persons involved in the incident.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Kerala State Film Awards: Jayasurya wins best actor, Anna Benn is best actress
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 16 (IANS) Malayalam actor Jayasurya, who just a few day backs wrote himself into the record books when his 100th film was released, on Saturday added another feather to his crowded cap when he was named Best Actor by the jury of the 51st Kerala State Film Awards.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Kerala,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Samsung Galaxy S22 and S22+ to feature wider displays: Report
Seoul, Oct 16 (IANS) Samsung is planning to launch its next premium flagship, Galaxy S22 and Galaxy S22+, soon. As per a recent report, S22 generation will be a bit wider and less "skinny and tall" than the current S21.
2021-10-16
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
In the light of the population explosion debate (Opinion)
Mizoram has made news -- not necessarily for the wrong reasons but certainly for quite unexpected reasons. North-Eastern India generally makes news due to insurgency-related incidents or other instances of violence and killings. This time a mother of 15 children and a widow has been honoured and rewarded with a cash prize of Rs 1 lakh by Mizoram's Sports Minister Robert Romawia Royte.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Opinion/Commentary
India to touch 100 cr Covid vaccination mark next week: Mandaviya
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya said on Saturday that India will achieve the target of 100 crore Covid vaccinations in the coming week.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Big game for Koeman and Barca at start of season-defining week
Madrid, Oct 16 (IANS) FC Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman faces another key game on Sunday at the start of a week that could well decide his future and the club's entire season.
2021-10-16
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Is NCB spreading terror in Bollywood, asks Nawab Malik
Mumbai, Oct 16 (IANS) In a fourth stinger attack in the past 10 days, NCP Minister Nawab Malik on Saturday asked whether the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) is willy-nilly targeting film personalities to instil terror in Bollywood with the help of some outsiders.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Captured tiger to be treated at Mysuru Zoo
Mysuru (Karnataka), Oct 16 (IANS) An adult tiger that was captured by Tamil Nadu forest officials at the Madhumalai Tiger Reserve will be treated at the Mysuru Zoo.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Environment/Wildlife
The build-up for Scotland has been almost perfect: Mommsen
Dubai, Oct 16 (IANS) Former Scotland captain Preston Mommsen believes the build-up for Scotland ahead of the men's T20 World Cup in the UAE and Oman has been almost perfect. He also expressed his confidence in Scotland finishing in the top two of their Group B in Round 1 alongside Bangladesh, Oman and Papua New Guinea.
2021-10-16
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Top 10 hackers behind $5.2 bn worth ransomware attacks in Bitcoin
San Francisco, Oct 16 (IANS) Top 10 hacking groups have executed ransomware attacks worth a whopping $5.2 billion in Bitcoin over the past three years, according to a US treasury report.
2021-10-16
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Drone warfare is a new challenge, we are capable to handle it: NSG DG
Manesar (Gurugram), Oct 16 (IANS) National Security Guard (NSG) DG M.A. Ganapathi on Saturday said that drone warfare is a new challenge and the NSG is fully capable to handle it.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Haryana,National,Defence/Security
Playing a father made me want to become one someday: Nishant Malkhani
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Ex-Bigg Boss contestant Nishant Malkhani essays the character of a father in the show 'Rakshabandhan: Rasaal Apne Bhai Ki Dhaal'. Although he has played a father previously in 'Guddan Tumse Na Ho Payega', the current show is his first full-fledged role as a parent.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz
Manchu Vishnu takes charge as MAA prez, Mohan Babu urges rivals not to quit
Hyderabad, Oct 16 (IANS) Actor and producer Manchu Vishnu took oath as the newly elected president of Tollywood'd influential trade body, Movie Artists Association, on Saturday, with his father, Telugu cinema's acclaimed veteran star, Mohan Babu, accompanying him.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Farm leaders should take onus for Singhu murder: Dushyant Chautala
Gurugram, Oct 16 (IANS) Haryana Deputy Chief Minister Dushyant Chautala on Saturday condemned the brutal murder which took place at Singhu border in Kundli, Sonipat where farmers' protest is underway.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Haryana,National,Politics
Malaika reveals her nickname on 'India's Best Dancer2'
Mumbai, Oct 16 (IANS) Actress, dancer and model Malaika Arora and contestant Meyitemsu Naga discover they share a similar-sounding nickname on 'India's Best Dancer 2'. Malaika is a judge, along with Geeta Kapur and Terence Lewis; together they're known as E.N.T. (Entertainment, Newness and Technique).
2021-10-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
No global sports team gets as much support as Indian cricket team: Ganguly
Panaji, Oct 16 (IANS) The kind of support which the Indian cricket team gets across the globe is unprecedented for any sports team in the world, former India captain Sourav Ganguly said on Saturday.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Goa,Sports,Cricket
Two held for threatening to kill vocalist Rashid Khan
Kolkata, Oct 16 (IANS) Two people have been arrested for allegedly making ransom calls to acclaimed singer Ustad Rashid Khan's daughter, threatening to kill her family if they fail to give protection money.
2021-10-16
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Devotees immerse Durga idols in Yamuna despite ban (Ld)
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Despite ban on idol immersion in Yamuna river and other natural water bodies in the national capital, several people flouted the rules issued by the Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC), a day before the 'visarjan' (immersion) ritual.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Science/Tech
The ultimate cricket stay
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANSlife) Cricket fans can now book the ultimate experience with the official accommodation booking partner for the ICC Men's T20 World Cup, Booking.com. The T20 Pavillion, a bespoke cricket-themed luxury stay that transforms the Presidential Suite at Grand Hyatt Mumbai Hotel and Residences into a classic cricket stadium.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Activists to perform 'pothole pooja' in B'luru to embarrass govt
Bengaluru, Oct 16 (IANS) Activists in Bengaluru are gearing up to protest pothole-ridden roads across the city by performing 'pothole pooja' (worshipping potholes) as the government is turning a blind eye to the plight of vehicle riders.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
Steyn slams Cricket South Africa for ignoring Tahir, du Plessis in IPL post
Dubai, Oct 16 (IANS) Former South Africa pacer Dale Steyn has slammed Cricket South Africa (CSA) for ignoring Faf du Plessis and Imran Tahir in an IPL 2021 post on social media. CSA had mentioned only pacer Lungi Ngidi, who is in South Africa's squad for the men's T20 World Cup, in congratulating him for Chennai winning the IPL 2021 trophy on Friday.
2021-10-16
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Police quarter building in B'luru tilts due to wide crack
Bengaluru, Oct 16 (IANS) Even as the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) is getting ready to demolish 404 buildings in Bengaluru, which are structurally weak and could collapse any time, newly built seven-floored police quarters along Magadi Road dangerously tilted by 1.5 feet due to a wide crack, on Saturday.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
'Bigg Boss 15': Salman lectures Afsana in 'Weekend Ka Vaar'
Mumbai, Oct 16 (IANS) The 'Weekend Ka Vaar' episode of 'Bigg Boss 15' will see Afsana Khan being scolded by the celebrity host Salman Khan for being rude to her housemates.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Chorus grows for Rahul Gandhi to become Congress president
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Congress Working committee members on Saturday appealed to Rahul Gandhi to take over as the president of the party. A proposal in this regard was mooted by Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot and vetted by other Chief Ministers and leaders.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Rafa becomes 'adopted son' of flood-ravaged Spanish town
Madrid, Oct 16 (IANS) Spanish tennis ace Rafael Nadal has been honoured at a ceremony in Mallorca for the help he provided Sant Llorenc des Cardassar in October 2018 after torrential rain and flash flooding devastated the town.
2021-10-16
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Tennis
Dozens injured during traditional stick fighting in Andhra
Amaravati, Oct 16 (IANS) Dozens of people were injured in the violence during traditional fight with sticks during Dasara celebrations in Andhra Pradesh's Kurnool district.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Art/Culture/Books
Unicef official warns of worsening situation in Afghanistan
United Nations, Oct 16 (IANS) The already dire situation faced by Afghan civilians will get worse, and the humanitarian needs of children and women will increase over the coming months, a Unicef official said.
2021-10-16
Category: International, United States,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Gunmen kidnap arrested terrorist's brother in Kashmir
Srinagar, Oct 16 (IANS) Unknown gunmen suspected to be terrorists have kidnapped a person in Nikloora area of south Kashmir's Pulwama district, sources said.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Rally across NZ to boost Covid vaccination
Wellington, Oct 16 (IANS) New Zealand on Saturday launched a nationwide rally to vaccinate as many people as possible against Covid-19.
2021-10-16
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
NSG is integral part of country's security policy: MoS Home
Manesar (Gurugram), Oct 16 (IANS) Minister of State for Home Affairs Nityanad Rai on Saturday said that the National Security Guard (NSG) is a part of the independent security policy of the country, brought by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Haryana,National,Defence/Security
Delhi's air quality deteriorates to 'poor'
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) The national capital's air quality on Saturday touched the 'poor' category mark with its Air Quality Index crossing 300, data from the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) revealed.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
iQOO Z5x to come with a Dimensity 900 chipset
Beijing, Oct 16 (IANS) iQOO is all set to launch its latest Z-series smartphone, the iQOO Z5x, in China on October 20 and now the company in a latest teaser image confirmed that the smartphone will be powered by MediaTek Dimensity 900 chipset.
2021-10-16
Category: International, China,Technology
Earthquake in Bali kills 3 people, injures 7
Bali, Oct 16 (IANS) Three people were killed and seven others injured with another one still buried under rubbles of a building that collapsed after a 4.8-magnitude quake struck Indonesia's resort island of Bali on Saturday.
2021-10-16
Category: International, India,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
NASA flies Lucy mission to explore solar system's 'fossils'
Washington, Oct 16 (IANS) The Lucy probe -- the first-ever NASA mission to explore distant asteroids and seek out the origin of our solar system -- was successfully lifted off on Saturday from the Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida in the US.
2021-10-16
Category: International, United States,National,Technology
Idol immersion turns violent in Patna: 1 killed, several injured
Patna, Oct 16 (IANS) Immersion of Durga idols turned ugly in Patna on Saturday after two groups clashed in which one person was killed and several others were injured.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Religion
China renews alert for cold wave
Beijing, Oct 16 (IANS) China's National Meteorological Centre (NMC) on Saturday renewed a blue alert for a cold wave, forecasting low temperatures and gales in vast regions of the country.
2021-10-16
Category: International, China,Environment/Wildlife
Top LeT commander among 2 terrorists killed in J&K encounter (2nd Ld)
Srinagar, Oct 16 (IANS) Top LeT commander responsible for the killing of two policemen has been eliminated in an encounter between terrorists and security forces at Drangbal area of Pampore in South Kashmir's Pulwama district on Saturday, officials said.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Aus island state enters snap lockdown
Hobart, Oct 16 (IANS) Parts of Australia's island state of Tasmania entered a three-day snap lockdown and the next 48 hours remain critical, Premier Peter Gutwein announced on Saturday.
2021-10-16
Category: International, Australia,Politics
Palestine warns against Israeli settlement plans in Jerusalem
Ramallah, Oct 16 (IANS) Palestine has warned that the consequences of more Israeli settlement plans in Jerusalem "will be dangerous", the official WAFA news agency reported.
2021-10-16
Category: International, Israel,Politics
PMK pays Rs 5 lakh to family of worker killed in cashew factory
Chennai, Oct 16 (IANS) The Pattali Makkal Katchi (PMK) has given a financial assistance of Rs five lakh to the family of K. Govindarasu, who was allegedly murdered inside the cashew processing unit belonging to Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) MP, T.R.V.S. Ramesh.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Dhanush's first look poster features him in cowboy avatar
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Tamil actor Dhanush's first look poster for his upcoming movie 'Naane Varuven' has grabbed everyone's attention. Directred by his brother and filmmaker Selvaraghavan, Dhanush's poster for the film is already trending on social media.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Krishna Bhatt shares what she's learnt from her father about filmmaking
Mumbai, Oct 16 (IANS) Director Krishna Bhatt has opened up about what it was really like working with her father Vikram Bhatt on the web series 'Sanak ? Ek Junoon'.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
2 terrorists killed in J&K encounter (Ld)
Srinagar, Oct 16 (IANS) Two terrorists have been killed in an encounter between terrorists and security forces at Drangbal area of Pampore in South Kashmir's Pulwama district on Saturday, officials said.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Aus govt urged to halve emissions by 2030
Canberra, Oct 16 (IANS) Australia's biggest industry group on Saturday urged the federal government to halve the country's carbon emissions by 2030.
2021-10-16
Category: International, Australia,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Despite ban, devotees immerse idols in Yamuna
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Despite ban on idol immersion in river Yamuna along with other natural water bodies in the national capital, several Delhiites have flouted the Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) norms issued a day before the 'visarjan' (immersion) ritual.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Religion
Milind Gunaji talks about his upcoming projects, impact of OTT
Mumbai, Oct 16 (IANS) Actor Milind Gunaji has a lot on his plate. Those who remember him from 'Race 3' will see him soon with Arjun Rampal and Sunny Leone in 'The Battle of Bhima Koregaon'.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Top S.Korean nuke envoy to depart for US
Seoul, Oct 16 (IANS) South Korea's chief nuclear envoy will leave for Washington on Saturday for talks with his US and Japanese counterparts after his trip to Moscow aimed at securing Russia's cooperation in bringing North Korea back to dialogue, officials said here.
2021-10-16
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
Bill Clinton to receive treatment in hospital: Spokesperson
Washington, Oct 16 (IANS) Former US President Bill Clinton's health indicators are "trending in the right direction", but he will continue to receive treatment at a Southern California hospital for one more night, his spokesperson said.
2021-10-16
Category: International, United States,Politics
India will have the edge in clash with Pakistan: Azhar Mahmood
Dubai, Oct 16 (IANS) Former Pakistan all-rounder and bowling coach Azhar Mahmood has said that despite the "age-old cliche of any team can win" the battle of the arch-rivals, India will have the edge in the ICC T20 World Cup beginning October 17 because their players have been playing the IPL "which was played in the same venues in the UAE".
2021-10-16
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
LS bypoll: 'Get Joe Biden, we are not scared', Raut taunts BJP
Silvassa (Dadra & Nagar Haveli), Oct 16 (IANS) Kickstarting the campaign for the upcoming Lok Sabha bypoll to the Union Territory of Dadra & Nagar Haveli seat, Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut said the party is not worried even if the BJP brings US President Joe Biden for canvassing, here on Saturday.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Dadra And Nagar Haveli,National,Politics
UNSC extends mandate of Haiti's political mission
United Nations, Oct 16 (IANS) The Security Council has adopted a resolution to extend the mandate of the UN Integrated Office in Haiti (BINUH) till July 15, 2022.
2021-10-16
Category: International, United States,Politics
TCL unveils full-colour microLED AR glasses
Beijing, Oct 16 (IANS) Consumer electronics brand TCL has released the first binocular full-colour MicroLED AR glasses 'Thunderbird Smart Glasses Pioneer Edition' in China.
2021-10-16
Category: International, China,Technology
Biden govt to ask SC to block Texas abortion law
Washington, Oct 16 (IANS) US President Joe Biden's administration is planning to ask the Supreme Court to block Texas' highly controversial near-total abortion ban.
2021-10-16
Category: International, United States,Politics
3 in 10 people globally don't have basic handwashing facilities at home: Unicef
United Nations, Oct 16 (IANS) Globally, around three in 10 people, or 2.3 billion, do not have handwashing facilities with water and soap available at home, the Unicef said.
2021-10-16
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Politics
Saurashtra wicketkeeper-batsman Avi Barot passes away at 29
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Saurashtra wicketkeeper-batsman Avi Barot passed away, aged 29, after suffering a cardiac arrest at his home in Ahmedabad. He is survived by his mother and wife.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Italy's new flag carrier ITA starts operations
Rome, Oct 16 (IANS) Italy's new flagship carrier ITA has started operations with a flight between Milan and Bari, filling the gap left by 75-year-old airline Alitalia that ceased operations the day before.
2021-10-16
Category: International, Italy,Politics
Man held for raping minor girl in Delhi's Kotla Mubarakpur
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Delhi Police arrested a man for raping a minor girl in Kotla Mubarakpur area of South Delhi.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Badosa beats Jabeur, to meet Azarenka in final at Indian Wells
Indian Wells (USA), Oct 16 (IANS) Spain's Paula Badosa continued her dream run in the WTA event at the BNP Paribas Open here as she defeated Ons Jabeur of Tunisia to set up a clash in the final with Victoria Azarenka of Belarus.
2021-10-16
Category: International, United States,Sports,Tennis
Suspect killed in shootout at Mexico City airport
Mexico City, Oct 16 (IANS) At least one suspect was killed and two people were injured in a shootout at the entrance to Terminal 2 of the Mexico City International Airport (AICM), authorities said.
2021-10-16
Category: International, Mexico,Crime/Disaster/Accident
NC stalwart's son joins Sajad Lone's party
Srinagar, Oct 16 (IANS) Hilal Rather, the son of National Conference (NC) stalwart Abdul Rahim Rather, on Saturday joined Sajad Lone-led Peoples' Conference (PC) in Jammu & Kashmir's capital city Srinagar.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Iraqi Prez calls for calm amid dispute over poll results
Baghdad, Oct 16 (IANS) Iraqi President Barham Salih urged people who have objected to the results of the early parliamentary elections to calm down and resort to law in an effort preserve the country's stability.
2021-10-16
Category: International, Iraq,Politics
Heavy rains lash Kerala as all 14 districts issue alert
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 16 (IANS) Heavy rains lashed Kerala forcing the authorities to issue a red alert in 5 districts while 7 districts are given an orange alert and two districts are under yellow alert, thereby indicating that all the 14 districts in the state are experiencing heavy rains.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
IT raids political, targeted for working with Cong: Poll campaign firm
Bengaluru, Oct 16 (IANS) Hitting out at the Income Tax department, Naresh Arora, the Managing Director of a firm 'DesignBoxed', which was recently raided by the IT department in Bengaluru, said, "The raids were so obviously political and during the raid the IT sleuths found absolutely nothing."
2021-10-16
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Sudan PM vows not to allow coup against revolution achievements
Khartoum, Oct 16 (IANS) Sudanese Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok has voiced the transitional government's commitment to not allow any coup against what has been achieved in the 2018-19 'December Revolution' during which former President Omar al-Bashir was ousted after 30 years in power amid popular protests against deteriorating economic conditions and hike in prices of basic commodities.
2021-10-16
Category: International, Sudan,Politics
Fadnavis: MVA govt 'most corrupt', betrayed public mandate in 2019
Nagpur (Maharashtra), Oct 16 (IANS) In a stinging counter-attack at Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray, Leader of Opposition Devendra Fadnavis once again labelled the MVA government as the "most corrupt" in the state's history, here on Saturday.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Ranveer moved by Gorakhpur teacher's story on 'The Big Picture'
Mumbai, Oct 16 (IANS) Ranveer Singh's much-anticipated quiz show, 'The Big Picture', begins on Saturday with the story of Abhay Singh, a teacher in Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
New list of Cong office bearers in Kerala continues to be elusive
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 16 (IANS) There seems to be no idea when the brand new team of the Kerala Pradesh Congress Committee is going to be announced, as it has now been delayed by nearly three weeks and none have a clue of when it will be announced.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Israel's annual inflation highest in nearly a decade
Tel Aviv, Oct 16 (IANS) Israel's annual inflation increased by 2.5 per cent over the past 12 months, the highest in almost 10 years, the Israeli Bureau of Statistics said.
2021-10-16
Category: International, Israel,Business/Economy,Politics
Russia prevents US destroyer from violating territorial waters in Sea of Japan
Moscow, Oct 16 (IANS) A Russian anti-submarine ship tracked down a US naval destroyer and prevented the foreign vessel from violating the country's territorial waters in the Sea of Japan, the Defence Ministry's Zvezda broadcasting service said in a statement.
2021-10-16
Category: International, Russian Federation,Defence/Security
UN official urges increased int'l support for Lebanon
Beirut, Oct 16 (IANS) UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi has urged the international community to scale up its support for the Lebanese people and the refugees in the crisis-hit country.
2021-10-16
Category: International, Lebanon,Politics
Australia desperate to win elusive T20 World Cup title: Finch
Dubai, Oct 16 (IANS) Australian limited-overs captain Aaron Finch said on Saturday that winning the ICC T20 World Cup would be a "huge" achievement for his side, given that the title has eluded them all this while.
2021-10-16
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Samar Vermani opens on his role in upcoming web show 'Girgit'
Mumbai, Oct 16 (IANS) Actor Samar Vermani, who was seen in late actor Om Puri's 'Lashtam Pashtam' will be playing a cop in the upcoming web series 'Girgit'. Vermani plays Rathod, "an odd foul-mouthed cop who doesn't believe in second-guessing". As Vermani defines: "Rathod is the culmination of everything raw and irreverent."
2021-10-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Overhyped science behind fake stem cell treatments for Covid: Study
New York, Oct 16 (IANS) Amid the rush to find quick treatments for Covid-19 last year, the world saw a global race to find new stem cell-based treatments. Now, researchers report that such therapies were filled with violations of government regulations, inflated medical claims and distorted public communication.
2021-10-16
Category: International, United States,National,Health/Medicine,Technology
Nothing to reportedly launch own phone in early 2022
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) London-based consumer technology brand Nothing is reportedly planning to launch its own phone as early as 2022 following the success of its ear (1) earbuds.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
4 brothers arrested for NRI businessman's murder in Hyderabad
Hyderabad, Oct 16 (IANS) Police in Hyderabad have arrested four brothers for killing a Dubai-based Non-Resident Indian (NRI) businessman, it was revealed on Saturday.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Anu Malik reveals how Asha Bhosale give him his name
Mumbai, Oct 16 (IANS) The weekend episode of 'Zee Comedy Show' will see musician and singer Anu Malik sharing the secret behind his name. He appears on the show as a special guest.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Release captured tiger into wild: TN BJP
Chennai, Oct 16 (IANS) Appreciating the Tamil Nadu Forest Department officials for capturing the MDT 23 tiger, a senior BJP leader of the state urged for the release of the big cat into the wild after proper treatment.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Environment/Wildlife
Keeping a balanced diet while you travel
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANSlife) Travelling calories don't count but it's important to keep yourself in shape. Working out has become more of a lifestyle than any leisure activity. It indeed gets difficult to maintain timely eating habits. But there are always some ways out if you are willing to choose healthily. Dietician and Nutritionist Sakina Mustansir shares few ways to keep a balanced diet:
2021-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
3 tips to heal from the loss of a loved one
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANSlife) Is there a certain time period to wait to heal from losing a loved one? This is a difficult question to answer, but very important to ask. I personally get asked this question a lot, and my response is always the same: "It takes as long as it takes." Some people want to know exactly how long their recovery period will be so they can know when they've "gotten over" their loss.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Tripti Dimrii on fun, fashion and sustainability
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANSlife) The recently held 2021 edition of the Lakme Fashion Week (LFW) in collaboration with the Fashion Design Council of India saw a bevvy of Bollywood stars support designers either by walking the runway in limited on-ground shows or feature in the videos for the phygital edition.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Manmohan Singh diagnosed with dengue, gradually improving: AIIMS
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Former Prime Minister Manamohan Singh has been diagnosed with dengue, but his health condition is gradually improving and is out of danger, an AIIMS official said on Saturday.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Silence of Sunni clerics on Shia killings in Afghanistan condemned
Lucknow/Mumbai, Oct 16 (IANS) After two Shia mosques in Afghanistan were bombed in a span of one week killing hundreds of worshippers, Shia Muslim clerics in India have slammed the silence of Sunni clerics on the targeted killings which have increased after the war-torn country was taken over by the Taliban in August.
2021-10-16
Category: International, India,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Religion,Terrorism
Pucovski didn't suffer major concussion; should be fine for Ashes: Victoria GM
Sydney, Oct 16 (IANS) Cricket Victoria general manager Shaun Graf said on Saturday that Australian opener Will Pucovski didn't suffer a major concussion and the youngster should be fit for the Ashes series beginning December 8 in Brisbane.
2021-10-16
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Health is wealth & simplicity is the ultimate sophistication, says Miss Universe hopeful
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANSlife) Earlier this year, LIVA Miss Diva announced a nationwide hunt to select representatives from across the country where aspirant divas could participate to transform their dreams to reality. Harnaaz Sandhu from Chandigarh was crowned the winner of LIVA Miss Diva as Miss Diva Universe 2021 at the grand finale judged by well-known celebrities like actress Kriti Sanon, singer Kanika Kapoor, billiards and snooker player Pankaj Advani, who is a 23-time world champion and Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari, filmmaker and writer for films like "Nil Battey Sannata" and "Bareilly Ki Barfi", among others.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Make your social media platform aesthetically appealling
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANSlife) Social media platforms differ in functioning and appearance. Hence, it is really important to make sure that their aesthetics are in place so that one can attract more leads, increase sales, and broadcast the message in the right manner to the target audience. To ensure that your social media page is in the correct format and order, this guide can help you:
2021-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Tamil horror-thriller movie 'Pizza 3' teaser out
Chennai, Oct 16 (IANS) Tamil thriller movie lovers are in for some weekend excitement as the makers of 'Pizza 3: The Mummy' have released the movie teaser.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Cold wave alerts issued for most of S.Korea
Seoul, Oct 16 (IANS) Cold wave alerts were issued for most of South Korea on Saturday as an Arctic air mass brought an unseasonably cold weather, the state weather agency said.
2021-10-16
Category: International, South Korea,Environment/Wildlife
Yoga as a self-care ritual
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANSlife) In the world we live in, life can be challenging. For most of us, waking up early, working late at night, daily commuting, exercise etc; is a lot to balance; with so much on the mind, it's easy to feel stressed for anyone. Stress is present on a daily basis which can be mild and sometimes unbearable resulting to hypertension, depression etc.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
US DFC COO to visit India to boost global health investments
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) David Marchick, Chief Operating Officer (COO) of the US International Development Finance Corporation (DFC), will travel to India to advance its investments helping boost global health and expand Covid-19 vaccine production capacity throughout the developing world.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy
Every side has match-winners and anything can happen: Kane Williamson
Dubai, Oct 16 (IANS) New Zealand cricket team captain Kane Williamson said on Saturday that there were match-winners in every side competing in the ICC T20 World Cup, adding that on any given day anything could happen in the tournament, which gets underway in the UAE and Oman on Sunday (October 17).
2021-10-16
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Fanning Growth: Housing Capex to sustain 'Fan' inds revenue traction
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Improving housing activities along with resumption of Capex are expected to sustain strong revenue traction for the 'fan' segment of the consumer durables industry.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
For Congress, Dalit lives are expendable as long as it suits their politics: BJP
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Questioning Rahul Gandhi and Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi's silence over the brutal Singhu border murder, the BJP said that for the Congress, Dalit lives are expendable, as long as it suits their politics.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
IS claims responsibility for Kandahar mosque bombings (2nd Ld)
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) In a statement on its Telegram channel, the Islamic State (IS) terror group on Saturday claimed that its Khorasan branch (IS-K) carried out the twin bombings inside the Shia mosque in Kandahar, that claimed the lives of 63 people while injuring 83 others.
2021-10-16
Category: International, India,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Energy Crisis: China's loss is Indian steel, chemical industries gain
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) China's energy crisis is expected to give cost and production advantage to India's chemicals and steel companies in domestic as well as international markets.
2021-10-16
Category: International, India,International
Sonia counters G-23, says 'I'm full-time President'
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Responding to queries by Congress dissenters over who takes decisions in the party, Sonia Gandhi said on Saturday that she was the "full-time and hands on Congress President".
2021-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
BCCI wants Dravid to be India's chief coach; sources say Rahul's 'agreed but?!'
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Former Indian cricketer Rahul Dravid has agreed to coach the national side after the ICC T20 World Cup but there are a couple of issues which he wants to be sorted out before joining, said a BCCI official.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
'India's Best Dancer 2' contestant Soumya Kamble's next move: Become a doc
Mumbai, Oct 16 (IANS) As the show 'Indias Best Dancer' is all set to start from Saturday, IANS got to speak to one of the contestants, Soumya Kamble, who will be seen giving a performance on the song, 'Ek Dil. Interestingly, her mother is a supporter of her dance aspirations, but her father is set in his desire for her become a doctor.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
After Microsoft's decision to shut down LinkedIn in China, will more companies follow suit?
New Delhi, October 16: As US multinational Microsoft announced its decision to close its LinkedIn service in China due to the "challenging operating environment," concerns within the global business community have risen. Analysts said that as Beijing continues to tighten its grip over the private sector including the tech companies, there could be a few more companies that decide to slash down their operations.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National
IPL 2021: Morgan, McCullum proud of KKR fightback
Dubai, Oct 16 (IANS) His team may have lost the IPL 2021 final to Chennai Super Kings by 27 runs, but Kolkata Knight Riders captain Eoin Morgan and chief coach Brendon McCullum were proud of the way the team fought back in the second leg of the tournament and reached the final.
2021-10-16
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Finnish govt decrees use of 'Covid-19 Passport'
Helsinki, Oct 16 (IANS) As of Saturday, the European Union's (EU) Digital Covid Certificate, also known as the 'Covid-19 Passport', will be used nationwide in Finland.
2021-10-16
Category: International, Finland,Politics
How Facebook ads exploit specific user via 'nanotargeting'
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) As governments aim to break the Big Tech and tighten control over social media platforms regarding data privacy of billions of users, significant research has revealed that Facebook advertising platform can be systematically exploited to deliver ads exclusively to a specific, single user.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology
Festive Acceleration: Mercedes hopes to drive-in healthy growth (IANS Exclusive)
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Luxury car maker Mercedes-Benz India expects to cherish the festive season 2021 with an accelerated rise in demand on the back of newer products as well as improving economic situation.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Apple supplier Foxconn may launch first EV on Oct 18
Beijing, Oct 16 (IANS) Apple supplier and the world's biggest contract electronics manufacturer Foxconn, the world's largest contract electronics producer is reportedly planning to unveil its first electric vehicle 'FOXTRON' in a few days' time - precisely on October 18.
2021-10-16
Category: International, China,Technology
WBBL given permission to proceed at Hobart without spectators
Hobart, Oct 16 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) promised the Tasmanian government on Saturday that they will enhance the 'biosecurity precautions' in order to ensure the Women's Big Bash League's (WBBL) weekend matches continue unhindered following a snap three-day lockdown being announced in the state owing to a Covid-19 incident.
2021-10-16
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
German poll results now official, Scholz closes in on Chancellorship
Berlin, Oct 16 (IANS) Almost three weeks after the federal election of Germany's 20th Bundestag or lower house of Parliament, the Federal Electoral Committee officially confirmed the final result.
2021-10-16
Category: International, Germany,Politics
With 'KBC13' prize money, Farah raises Rs 16 cr lifeline for child with SMA
Mumbai, Oct 16 (IANS) Ace choreographer and director Farah Khan has fulfilled her wish to help a 16-month-old baby, Ayansh Madan, in his battle against a rare genetic disorder called the Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA). It has made Ayansh's throat and lung muscles so weak that he cannot talk, cough or swallow anything.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
K'taka govt to resume 'Grama Vaastavya' amid dip in Covid cases
Bengaluru, Oct 16 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai will re-inaugurate the ambitious 'Grama Vaastavya' (village stay) programme in Davanagere district on Saturday amid a dip in the number of fresh Covid-19 cases in the state.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Woman murdered in K'taka
Chikkaballapur (Karnataka), Oct 16 (IANS) In a horrifying incident, a woman was allegedly murdered by contractual killers her son had hired in Karnataka's Chikkaballapura district, police sources said on Saturday.
2021-10-16
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Telangana dialect goes mainstream in Telugu cinema
Hyderabad, Oct 16 (IANS) For decades before formation of the Telangana state, the Telugu dialect used in this region was not considered mainstream by Telugu filmmakers and actors.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National
Rana Daggubati's next film will be a supernatural thriller
Hyderabad, Oct 16 (IANS) Rana Daggubati, who got hyped as a nefarious villain in the famous 'Baahubali' series, is all set to join hands with Milind Rau for his next film.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Sonia slams Congress leaders for speaking to media
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Addressing the Congress Working Committee (CWC) meeting, interim President Sonia Gandhi on Saturday slammed party leaders for speaking to the media.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
One-year countdown to 2022 T20 World Cup in Australia begins
Dubai, Oct 16 (IANS) On the eve of the ICC Men's T20 World Cup starting in Oman and the UAE, the countdown to the next edition of the tournament has already started, with Australia set to host the grand spectacle in exactly 12 month from now -- from October 16 to November 13, 2022.
2021-10-16
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Mainly clear skies in Delhi, light rain predicted for next 3 days: IMD
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) The National Capital Region (NCR) woke up to a clear sky on Saturday with the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) forecasting light rain or thundershowers towards the evening or night for the next three days.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
OPPO 'F19s' another decent contender in mid-range segment
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) With an aim to further expand its presence in the Indian market, OPPO has launched its latest mid-range smartphone F19s ahead of Diwali.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Kandahar mosque bombings toll reaches 47, IS claim responsibility (Ld)
Kabul, Oct 16 (IANS) The Islamic State (IS) terror group on Saturday claimed responsibility for the bombings inside a mosque in Afghanistan's Kandahar city, which claimed the lives of 47 persons and injured 90 others, a local official has confirmed.
2021-10-16
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Pedri ambitious after signing new four-year contract with Barca
Madrid, Oct 16 (IANS) FC Barcelona's 18-year-old Spain international Pedri has signed a new contract and said he aims to "win everything every year," with the club.
2021-10-16
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
India logs 15,981 new Covid cases, 166 deaths
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) India reported a total of 15,981 fresh Covid cases and 166 deaths in the last 24 hours, the Union Health Ministry said in its latest update on Saturday.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Elevate your gaming experience with all-powerful iPad mini
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) As gaming gets mainstream in India driven by the pandemic, people are looking for better gaming experiences on their devices. Here, the newly-launched Apple iPad mini can elevate your gaming session with an all-new A15 Bionic chip, advanced machine learning (ML) functions and longer battery life.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Chhatisgarsh BJP demands judicial probe into Jashpur incident
Jashpur (Chhattisgarh), Oct 16 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) unit on Saturday demanded a judicial probe into the Jashpur incident in which one person was killed and more than 15 others were seriously injured as a speeding car ploughed into people proceeding to immerse a Durga idol.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Gujarat,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Create right environment for players and results will follow: SL coach Arthur
Dubai, Oct 16 (IANS) Sri Lankan cricket team coach Mickey Arthur feels that creating the "right environment for players" is the best way to ensure they perform well consistently.
2021-10-16
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Fritz saves two match points to upset Zverev at Indian Wells
Indian Wells (USA), Oct 16 (IANS) American Taylor Fritz came back from the verge of defeat and saved two match points before going on to stun World No. 4 Alexander Zverev in the quarter-finals of the BNP Paribas Open, making it to his first ATP Masters 1000 semi-final.
2021-10-16
Category: International, United States,Sports,Tennis
'N.Korea may be considering engaging with S.Korea, rest of the world'
Seoul, Oct 16 (IANS) North Korea may be considering engaging with South Korea and the rest of the world, former US Deputy Secretary of State Stephen Biegun said.
2021-10-16
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
One coronavirus vaccine can protect against other coronaviruses
New York, Oct 16 (IANS) A team of US researchers, including a scientist of Indian-origin, has shown for the first time that Covid-19 vaccines and prior Covid infections can provide broad immunity against other similar coronaviruses.
2021-10-16
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech,Health/Medicine
IANS Review: 'The Forgotten Battle' transports the viewer into the warzone (IANS Rating: ****)
Film: The Forgotten Battle (Streaming on Netflix). Duration: 127 minutes.
2021-10-16
Category: India, New Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz
SL to restart ETA service for travellers at airport
Colombo, Oct 16 (IANS) The Sri Lankan government has announced that it has decided to restart the on-arrival Electronic Travel Authorisation (ETA) service at its airports for fully vaccinated international travellers.
2021-10-16
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Moon, Kishida agree to accelerate consultations to resolve forced labour row
Seoul, Oct 16 (IANS) South Korean President Moon Jae-in and Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida have agreed to accelerate diplomatic consultations between the two countries to resolve a protracted row over wartime forced labour, the presidential office Cheong Wa Dae said.
2021-10-16
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
Rights activist sues Twitter for sharing his info with Saudi govt
San Francisco, Oct 16 (IANS) Twitter has been sued by a human rights activist for alleging accessing his personal information and sharing it with the Saudi Arabia government.
2021-10-16
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Immigration/Law/Rights
Juvenile commits suicide in Bihar observation home
Patna, Oct 16 (IANS) A 16-year-old juvenile inmate allegedly committed suicide in a Children Observation Home (COH) in Bihar's Bhojpur district.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Apple fires leader of #AppleToo movement at workplace: Report
San Francisco, Oct 16 (IANS) Apple has reportedly fired a leader of the #AppleToo movement at the workplace, who deleted apps from her work devices during an internal investigation.
2021-10-16
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Unesco commends Cambodia's commitment to strengthen urban heritage preservation
Phnom Penh, Oct 16 (IANS) The Unesco has highly appreciated Cambodia's commitment to strengthen urban heritage preservation.
2021-10-16
Category: International, Cambodia,Politics
Smartphone app helped people significantly lower their BP
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) A three-year-long study involving nearly 28,000 adults has shown that a smartphone app and a connected monitor were able to help them significantly lower their blood pressure.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,Technology,Health/Medicine
IANS Review: 'Sardar Udham': Cinematography and Vicky Kaushal shine in astutely recreated period saga (IANS Rating: ****)
Film: Sardar Udham (Streaming on Amazon Prime); Duration: 162 minutes.
2021-10-16
Category: International, Venezuela,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Biennial World Cup would allow teams 'to dream', says FIFA chief Infantino
Caracas (Venezuela), Oct 16 (IANS) FIFA president Gianni Infantino says that a plan to stage the World Cup every two years would provide "a chance to dream" for countries and regions that have never won football's showpiece tournament.
2021-10-16
Category: International, Venezuela,Sports,Football
Fully vaccinated foreign visitors can enter US from Nov 8
Washington, Oct 16 (IANS) Fully vaccinated foreign visitors will be allowed to enter the US starting from November 8, the White House has announced.
2021-10-16
Category: International, United States,Politics
Paris Mayor nominated as Socialist Party's candidate for prez polls
Paris, Oct 16 (IANS) Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo has been officially nominated as the Socialist Party's candidate for the 2022 presidential election.
2021-10-16
Category: International, France,Politics
No team meetings, lengthy chats; CSK just go out and do their job
Dubai, Oct 16 (IANS) In 14 editions of the Indian Premier League (IPL) held so far, Chennai Super Kings have won the title four times, finished runner-up five times, were placed third once, and ended fourth once. They were suspended for two seasons and it was only in the 2020 season that they failed to qualify for the playoffs, eventually finishing seventh.
2021-10-16
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Death toll from Kandahar mosque bombings reaches 32
Kabul, Oct 16 (IANS) The death toll from a series of bombings inside a mosque in Afghanistan's Kandahar city has increased to 32, while 68 others were wounded, state media said.
2021-10-16
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Youths blackmail K'taka women over nude pics, extorts Rs 5 lakhs
Bengaluru, Oct 16 (IANS) Police in Karnataka have launched a manhunt for two youths in connection with blackmailing a woman over nude photos and videos and extorting Rs 5 lakhs from her.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
IMF commends India's 'swift, substantial' response to pandemic
United Nations, Oct 16 (IANS) The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has commended Indian authorities' "swift and substantial" response to the Covid-19 pandemic and noted that there is the possibility of "a faster than expected recovery".
2021-10-16
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy
Italy mandates 'Green Pass' rule for workers
Rome, Oct 16 (IANS) Italy has mandated all workers across the country to hold the Covid-19 'Green Pass', which the government had introduced on September 16 and gave companies and employers one month to adjust to the rule.
2021-10-16
Category: International, Italy,Politics
After winning IPL title, Dhoni praises KKR for their superb comeback
Dubai, Oct 16 (IANS) Chennai Super Kings skipper MS Dhoni praised the Kolkata Knight Riders, the vanquished finalists of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 edition, for their grand comeback in the UAE leg as they reached the summit clash despite a poor first part of the tournament. The former India captain said if any team deserved to win the IPL 2021 title it was Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR).
2021-10-16
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Russia invites US for upcoming talks on Afghanistan
Moscow, Oct 16 (IANS) Russia has invited a US delegation to participate in the talks on Afghanistan slated to take place in Moscow on october 20, a top official said here.
2021-10-16
Category: International, Russian Federation,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
US FDA panel recommends booster doses of J&J's Covid vax
Washington, Oct 16 (IANS) A US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) advisory committee has voted to recommend authorising a booster dose of the Johnson & Johnson's Covid-19 vaccine.
2021-10-16
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Poonch-Rajouri anti-terror operation enters 5th day
Jammu, Oct 16 (IANS) A counter insurgency operation entered the fifth day on Saturday in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch and Rajouri districts as the Army deployed para commandos to eliminate terrorists whose exact number is still not known.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
1 dead, 30 injured in attacks on B'desh temples
Dhaka, Oct 16 (IANS) One person was killed and 30 others were injured in attacks on temples in Bangladesh's Noakhali.
2021-10-16
Category: International, Bangladesh,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Global Covid-19 caseload tops 240 mn
Washington, Oct 16 (IANS) The global coronavirus caseload has topped 240 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 4.88 million and vaccinations soared to over 6.58 billion, according to the Johns Hopkins University.
2021-10-16
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
LeT commander trapped in J&K encounter
Srinagar, Oct 16 (IANS) A Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) commander involved in the killing of two police personnel in Srinagar has been trapped in the ongoing encounter between terrorists and security forces at Drangbal area of Pampore in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district on Saturday, officials said.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Gunfight breaks out in J&K's Pampore
Srinagar, Oct 16 (IANS) An encounter has started between terrorists and security forces at Drangbal area of Pampore in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district on Saturday, officials said.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Gehlot meets Cong leader Ambika Soni ahead of CWC meet
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot who has arrived here to take part in the Congress Working Committee (CWC) meeting scheduled to be held on Saturday has met senior party leader Ambika Soni.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Farm fires in Punjab this year till now less than last year's, but more than 2019
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) The government has claimed that the number of farm fires in Punjab, Haryana and eight districts of Uttar Pradesh falling in the NCR this season have gone down compared to last year. But the numbers for Punjab till October 13, even if way less than last year's, are more than that in 2019.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Sidhu meets Rahul Gandhi, withdraws resignation as Punjab Cong president
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu who resigned as the chief of party's Punjab unit last month has met former party president Rahul Gandhi at his residence here following which he withdrew his resignation. Congress' Punjab in-charge Harish Rawat was also present in the meeting.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
US child Covid cases top 6 million
Washington, Oct 16 (IANS) The cumulative number of child Covid-19 cases in the US has surpassed 6 million, according to a report by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP).
2021-10-16
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
EU's health commissioner warns of 'twindemic' of Covid, seasonal flu
Brussels, Oct 16 (IANS) As winter comes, the circulation of viruses that cause Covid-19 and seasonal influenza could possibly trigger a "twindemic", the European Commissioner for Health and Food Safety Stella Kyriakides warned on Friday.
2021-10-16
Category: International, Belgium,Health/Medicine
UK records over 40K Covid cases for third day in a row
London, Oct 16 (IANS) Another 44,932 people in Britain have tested positive for Covid-19 as the country recorded more than 40,000 Covid-19 cases on the third successive day, according to official figures released on Friday.
2021-10-16
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
Singapore reports 3,445 new Covid cases; 141,772 in total
Singapore, Oct 16 (IANS) Singapore reported 3,445 new cases of Covid-19 on Friday, bringing the total tally in the country to 141,772, the Ministry of Health (MOH) said in a press release.
2021-10-16
Category: International, Singapore,Health/Medicine
Dhoni is still non-committal on playing IPL next season
Dubai, Oct 16 (IANS) Chennai Super Kings skipper MS Dhoni did not commit to playing another season in the Indian Premier League (IPL) for the team from Tamil Nadu though he did say that he was not done with the World's richest T20 tournament.
2021-10-16
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Bipartisan roadblock coming Amazon, Facebook, Alphabet, Apple way next week (Ld)
New York, Oct 16 (IANS) A group of lawmakers, comprising both sides of the US political aisle, led by Senators Amy Klobuchar, Democrat, and Chuck Grassley, Republican, will float legislation to bar Big Tech platforms like Amazon and Alphabet's Google, from favouring their own stuff.
2021-10-16
Category: International, United States,Politics
Africa's Covid cases surpass 8.41 million
Addis Ababa, Oct 16 (IANS) The number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in Africa reached 8,414,571 cases as of Friday afternoon, the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) said.
2021-10-16
Category: International, Ethiopia,Health/Medicine
IPL 2021: Extremely grateful, feels amazing to be part of CSK, says Uthappa
Dubai, Oct 16 (IANS) After Chennai Super Kings (CSK) won their fourth IPL trophy, star batsman Robin Uthappa on Friday said that he is extremely grateful and it feels amazing to be part of MS Dhoni-led side, especially how last year went for them.
2021-10-16
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Formula 1 to have 23-race season in 2022, no race in China
Monaco, Oct 16 (IANS) The 2022 season of Formula 1 will have a record-breaking 23 Grand Prix races, with the season beginning with Bahrain on March 20 and finishing in Abu Dhabi on November 20.
2021-10-16
Category: International, Monaco,Sports,Other Sports
Bipartisan roadblock coming Amazon, Facebook, Alphabet, Apple way next week
New York, Oct 16 (IANS) A group of lawmakers, comprising both sides of the US political aisle, led by Senators Amy Klobuchar, Democrat, and Chuck Grassley, Republican, will float legislation to bar Big Tech platforms like Amazon and Alphabet's Google from favouring their own stuff.
2021-10-16
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy,Politics,Technology
Every inch of Cellular jail testimony of freedom struggle: Amit Shah
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Union Home Minister Amit Shah said in Port Blair on Friday that every inch of the Cellular jail is a testimony of the freedom struggle, which inspires every Indian to serve the nation.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
IPL 2021: Feeling on top of the world, says Ruturaj after CSK's 4th title
Dubai, Oct 16 (IANS) Expressing his delight, opener Ruturaj Gaikwad said that he is feeling top of the moon after winning both the Orange Cap and the coveted IPL trophy as Chennai Super Kings beat Kolkata Knight Riders by 27 runs in the final of IPL 2021, at the Dubai International Stadium here on Friday.
2021-10-16
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Now, green fireworks permitted in Rajasthan except two districts
Jaipur, Oct 16 (IANS) The Rajasthan government on Friday lifted its ban on use of crackers announced earlier, allowing use of green firecrackers for two hours on Diwali across the state, except Bharatpur and Alwar which fall under the NCR area.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
IPL 2021 Final: Faf du Plessis and bowlers lead Chennai to fourth IPL title (ld)
Dubai, Oct 16 (IANS) Chennai Super Kings defeated Kolkata Knight Riders by 27 runs to clinch their fourth IPL title at the Dubai International Stadium here on Friday. Winning IPL 2021 completes a remarkable comeback for Chennai, who were placed seventh last season and have now won their fourth IPL trophy in a campaign that started with a loss but ended with a win.
2021-10-16
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Strife on cards as K'taka bans 'black day' on statehood anniversary?
Belagavi, (Karnataka), Oct 15 (IANS) Kannadiga-Maratha strife many surface in Karnataka's border Belagavi district as the state government has banned observation of 'Black Day' by Marathi organisations and parties on the Kannada Rajyotsava celebrated on November 1 to mark the state's formation.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Devotees bid adieu to goddess Durga on Vijayadashami in NE
Guwahati/Agartala, Oct 15 (IANS) The religious fervour, pomp and gaiety with which the five-day Durga Puja festivity was celebrated in the northeastern states, especially in Assam, Tripura and Manipur, came to an end on Friday with the immersion of idols of in various rivers, ponds and water bodies in the region.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics,Religion
IPL 2021 Final: Chennai Super Kings cruise to their fourth IPL title
Dubai, Oct 15 (IANS) Chennai Super Kings beat Kolkata Knight Riders by 27 runs in the final of IPL 2021 at the Dubai International Stadium here on Friday. With this win, Chennai have now clinched their fourth IPL title. It completes a remarkable comeback for Chennai, who were placed seventh last season and have now won their fourth IPL trophy in a campaign which started with a loss but ended with a win.
2021-10-15
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Praise flows in for TN foresters after heart-warming picture
Chennai, Oct 15 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Forest Department officials are garnering praise from netizens after a senior forest officer tweeted a photo of an elephant calf hugging a forest official who rescued it.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Environment/Wildlife
Man brutally killed on Singhu border; one Nihang surrenders (Roundup)
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) The farmers' protest site on Singhu border on the periphery of the national capital, which was till now labelled as a pious spot for the farmers' movement, was on Friday soaked with the blood of a man, who was mercilessly killed for allegedly desecrating a Sikh religious scripture.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
'Jumbo Savari' takes place within Mysuru Palace premises on Dasara
Mysuru, Oct 15 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Friday inaugurated the Dasara procession of 'Jumbo Savari' by performing a puja at the Balarama Gate of the Mysuru Palace. Bommai also paid floral tribute to the idol of goddess Chamundeshwari along with other dignitaries.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
A familiar face returns while another makes his swansong in the Premier League
London, Oct 15 (IANS) The Premier League is back in action this weekend with a familiar face coming back to the competition in the Watford dugout, while Steve Bruce faces what could be his swansong at Newcastle.
2021-10-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
SCO meet: India calls for special working group on start-ups
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) India has proposed creation of a new Special Working Group on Start-ups and Innovation at the SCO.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Diplomacy
Singhu killing: One Nihang Sikh surrenders before Haryana Police
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) A Nihang Sikh has taken the responsibility for the brutal killing of a man at the Singhu border early on Friday, official sources said.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Parkash Badal seeks fair probe into Singhu border killing
Chandigarh, Oct 15 (IANS) Former Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Friday condemned the entire sequence of events at the Singhu border and demanded a fair and impartial probe into all angles of the heinous crime, including the brutal murder and allegations of sacrilege of the holy Sikh scripture.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
ISI pushing its agenda of targeted killings in Kashmir
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Despite the ongoing operations against terrorists in Kashmir, Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) has been pushing its agenda of targeted killings in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir and has also prepared a list of 100 targets, including political leaders.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Terrorism
Stalin urges PM to get 23 TN fishermen held by Sri Lankan Navy freed
Chennai, Oct 15 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin has asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to get freed 23 fishermen from the state arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy and lodged in a jail there.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Thomas Cup: Indian men crash out, lose in quarters
Aarhus (Denmark), Oct 15 (IANS) India's campaign in the 2021 Thomas and Uber Cup Finals came to a disappointing end on Friday with the men's team losing 1-3 to hosts Denmark in their quarter-final encounter.
2021-10-15
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Badminton
Congress targets BJP over Global Hunger Report
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) The Congress' Maharashtra unit on Friday hit out at the Centre's ruling BJP after the Global Hunger Report-2021, yanked India down from the 63rd rank to the 101st with a reduced score.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Mandaviya underlines importance of public health education system
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) The public health education system should not just be at par with the international level, but it should also be able to respond to public health issues at local levels in the country, Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya said on Friday.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Rewa 1st district in MP to have direct flight to Bhopal
Bhopal, Oct 15 (IANS) If everything proceeds as per the plan, Rewa will become the first district in Madhya Pradesh to have direct flight connectivity with state capital Bhopal, as its Raja Bhoj Airport is all set to connect the two destinations by the end of 2021.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
At Dussehra Rally, Uddhav Thackeray takes aim at several political 'Ravanas'
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Friday launched a scathing attack on the Bharatiya Janata Party and its brand of Hindutva, called for a national debate on federalism, sympathised with the farmers, and lavished praise on his West Bengal counterpart Mamata Banerjee.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
British MP stabbed to death at church, suspect held
London, Oct 15 (IANS) British Conservative MP, Sir David Amess, was on Friday repeatedly stabbed by a knife-wielding man at his constituency in Essex, and succumbed to his injuries later, media reports said.
2021-10-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
J&K DGP reviews security scenario in Kashmir
Srinagar, Oct 15 (IANS) J&K Director General of Police, Dilbag Singh, on Friday chaired a meeting at the police control room here to review the current security scenario in Kashmir.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Yashpal Arya joining Congress won't affect party: BJP
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) The BJP has claimed that Yashpal Arya joining the Congress will have no impact on the party's poll prospects in Uttarakhand.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Need to focus on expanding primary vax coverage before boosters: WHO's Swaminathan
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) There is a global need to focus on expanding primary Covid vaccination coverage before booster doses, World Health Organisation (WHO) Chief Scientist Soumya Swaminathan said on Friday.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Telangana CM, Governor performs Vahan, Ayudha puja
Hyderabad, Oct 15 (IANS) Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao, along with his family members, performed puja on the occasion of Vijaya Dasami on Friday.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
Health Minister should apologise for photo with ex-PM in AIIMS: Congress
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) The Congress on Friday demanded an apology from Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya for clicking a picture while visiting former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in AIIMS.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
President pays tributes at the Kargil War Memorial
Kargil, Oct 15 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind on Friday visited the Kargil War Memorial at Drass and paid homage to the martyrs.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Politics
P.L. Punia to head Congress' UP Campaign Committee
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Congress on Friday announced five committees for Uttar Pradesh elections and appointed General Secretary P.L. Punia as the head of the Campaign Committee.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Cabinet expansion might be discussed during Gehlot's Delhi trip
Jaipur, Oct 15 (IANS) Amid the ongoing tussle in Rajasthan Congress, Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot went to Delhi on Friday to attend the CWC meeting, where he is expected to meet interim Congress President Sonia Gandhi, along with other senior leaders such as Rahul Gandhi, K.C. Venugopal and Ajay Maken, among others.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
IPL 2021 Final: Magnificent du Plessis guides Chennai to 192/3
Dubai, Oct 15 (IANS) Faf du Plessis (86 off 59 balls) played a magnificent knock to guide Chennai Super Kings to 192/3 in 20 overs against Kolkata Knight Riders in the final of IPL 2021 at the Dubai International Stadium here on Friday. It was an incredible batting effort from Chennai with every batter contributing to the score as Kolkata faltered in their pursuit to apply the choke in middle overs.
2021-10-15
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
SRK and his history of being a controversy magnet
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) Aryan Khan's troubles with the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) may have dragged Shah Rukh Khan into the kind of spotlight he would have liked to avoid, but he himself is no stranger to controversies.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Cinema/Showbiz
Owaisi dismisses RSS chief's claim of increase in Muslim population
Hyderabad, Oct 15 (IANS) AIMIM President Asaduddin Owaisi on Friday said Muslim population growth rate in the country has had the sharpest decline among all, dismissing RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat's claim that it has increased.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
India says Global Hunger Report 'devoid of ground reality'
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) The Ministry of Women and Child Development on Friday slammed the Global Hunger Report 2021 published by Concern Worldwide and Welt Hunger Hilfe, terming it as "devoid of ground reality" and having "serious methodological issues".
2021-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Andhra Pradesh for simultaneous handover of projects to KRMB
Amaravati, Oct 15 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh government has issued orders for handing over of irrigation projects and power stations depending on water from Srisailam and Nagarjuna Sagar reservoirs to the Krishna River Management Board (KRMB).
2021-10-15
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Tripura CM talks to Indian envoy in B'desh over Durga Puja related violence
Agartala, Oct 15 (IANS) Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb spoke to Indian High Commissioner in Bangladesh, Vikram K. Doraiswami, and discussed the Durga Puja related violence in the neighbouring country, sources said here on Friday.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Tripura,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Terrorist associate arrested in Kashmir
Srinagar, Oct 15 (IANS) A terrorist associate was arrested by a joint security team in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district on Friday, officials said.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Peace on the sea does not happen by accident: US Navy chief
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) Peace on the sea does not happen by accident, visiting US Navy chief, Admiral Michael Gilday said on Friday.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
IPL 2021: CSK's Ruturaj Gaikwad becomes youngest Orange Cup holder in league's history
Dubai, Oct 15 (IANS) Continuing his red-hot form, Chennai Super Kings opener Ruturaj Gaikwad on Friday became the youngest player in the history of the Indian Premier League to win the Orange Cup during the IPL 2021 final against Kolkata Knight Riders here.
2021-10-15
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Delhi logs 26 fresh Covid cases, infection rate drops to 0.04%
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) The national capital on Friday reported 26 fresh Covid cases, taking its total tally to 14,39,337, as per the Delhi Health Department bulletin. However, no fatality has been reported in the city for the last five days.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Arrest Singhu border killing accused: NCSC chief
Chandigarh, Oct 15 (IANS) Taking note of the brutal killing of a man on the Singhu border, the Chairman of National Commission for Scheduled Castes (NCSC), Vijay Sampla, on Friday asked the Haryana DGP to immediately arrest the culprits.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
One killed as speeding car rams religious procession in Chhattisgarh (2nd Ld)
Jashpur (Chhattisgarh), Oct 15 (IANS) At least one person was killed and several others seriously injured as a speeding car ploughed into people proceeding to immerse a Durga idol in Pathalgaon area of Chhattisgarh's Jashpur district on Friday, the police said.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Gujarat,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Dussehra Rally: Thackeray moots debate on 'Centre-State' relations
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) In a sharp all-round attack on the Bharatiya Janata Party, Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Friday called for a national debate on federalism and Centre-State relations on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of India's Independence.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
PIA official was held at gunpoint for hours by Taliban commanders
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) The Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) suspended its flights to Kabul after what it called "heavy handed" interference by Taliban authorities, including arbitrary rule changes and intimidation of staff, The News reported.
2021-10-15
Category: International, India,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
Savagery at Singhu: How the events unfolded?
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) The horrendous killing of a man at the farmers' protest site on the Singhu border has sent chills down the spines of several people with many equating the gruesome incident to a Taliban-style killing.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Woman says police blocked her from meeting Bommai with plea, CM assures action
Mandya (Karnataka), Oct 15 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Friday received a complaint from a woman, who claimed police tried to block her from meeting him with her plea levying serious charges against a police officer.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Kerala now logs 8,867 Covid cases, 67 deaths
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 15 (IANS) Kerala's daily Covid tally continued to fluctuate with 8,867 people turned positive on Friday from 79,554 samples tested in the past 24 hours, and the test positivity rate at 11.14 per cent, said a statement from Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine