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Arunachal erects war memorial for martyr of 1962 India-China war
Itanagar (Arunachal Pradesh), Oct 23 (IANS) The Indian Army has constructed a War Memorial in Arunachal Pradesh named after Subedar Joginder Singh, the braveheart of the 1st Battalion of the Sikh Regiment, who was martyred in the 1962 India-China war, defence sources said on Friday.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Arunachal Pradesh,National,Defence/Security
Gujarat records 1,112 new Covid cases, six more deaths
Gandhinagar, Oct 23 (IANS) Gujarat on Friday registered 1,112 new coronavirus cases, taking its tally to 1,65,233, while the death toll rose to 3,676 with six more succumbing.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Would have liked to bowl CSK out under 100: Pollard
Sharjah, Oct 23 (IANS) Mumbai Indians' (MI) stand-in captain Kieron Pollard said on Friday that they would have liked to bowl out Chennai Super Kings (CSK) for under 100 runs at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium.
2020-10-23
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
CSK suffer first 10-wkt loss, Mumbai win and go atop
Sharjah, Oct 23 (IANS) New Zealand speedster Trent Boult's four-wicket haul and an unbeaten 116-run opening stand between Ishan Kishan and Quinton de Kock steered the reigning Mumbai Indians (MI) stroll to a 10-wicket win over Chennai Super Kings (CSK) on Friday, and go atop the Indian Premier League (IPL) points table.
2020-10-23
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Andhra's Covid tally breaches 8L-mark with 3K new cases
Amaravati, Oct 23 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh's coronavirus tally breached the 8 lakh-mark to reach 8,00,684 with 3,765 new cases getting reported on Friday.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Campaign gains momentum for bypolls in Odisha
Bhubaneswar, Oct 23 (IANS) The campaign for the bypolls to Balasore and Tirtol Assembly constituencies in Odisha has gained momentum with three major political parties - BJP, Congress and BJD - trying their best to woo the voters.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
DU officials defy ministry's direction, to hold posts despite orders
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) The row in Delhi University has worsened after the varsity officials defied an order issued by the Ministry of Education in writing.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Politics
How can anyone stop a wife from taking her husband's name, asks Shivakumar
Bengaluru, Oct 23 (IANS) Taking serious exceptions to BJP leaders launching a campaign against Congress candidate from R.R. Nagara, H. Kusuma, Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee President D.K. Shivakumar on Friday appealed to the voters to ponder over why Kusuma was not allowed to take her legally wedded late husband's name.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Ideal opportunity to try youngsters now: Dhoni after loss
Sharjah, Oct 23 (IANS) Chennai Super Kings (CSK) captain MS Dhoni on Friday admitted that his team's chances of making it to the playoffs this season may have all but ended after their 10-wicket thrashing at the hands of Mumbai Indians on Friday, saying that the team would now be giving chances to players who haven't played too many matches this season.
2020-10-23
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Covid cases soar in Kerala, daily tally crosses 8.5K
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 23 (IANS) Covid cases continued on the upward trend in Kerala, with 8,511 infections and 26 deaths reported on Friday, a Health Department statement said.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
1,310 festival special trains to originate, terminate in SCR zone
Secunderabad, Oct 23 (IANS) As many as 1,310 special trains will originate and terminate in the South Central Railway (SCR) zone during the festivals of Dasara, Diwali and Chhath Puja.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
I want to be a slab stone on the footsteps of Vidhan Soudha: Shivakumar
Bengaluru, Oct 23 (IANS) Launching a scathing attack on his political rivals, Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee President D.K. Shivakumar said on Friday that he was not a 'Bande Kallu' (the rock) but a 'Chappadi Kallu' (slab stone) that is placed on the footsteps of the Vidhana Soudha.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Govt plans to commission study on modernisation of madarsas
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) The Union Minority Affairs Ministry has invited expressions of interest from consulting agencies for conducting a study on strengthening and modernising of madarsas, an official statement said.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Politics
Miscreant attacks JNU professor, gold ornaments looted
Gurugram, Oct 23 (IANS) In a shocking incident, a 68-year-old JNU professor, who is still attached with the varsity after her retirement, was attacked at her residence by a miscreant, who decamped with a gold chain and bangles worth Rs 2.5 lakh, the police said on Friday.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
CSK woes continue as they lose to MI by 10 wkts
Sharjah, Oct 23 (IANS) Trent Boult's 4/18 followed by an unbeaten 116-run opening stand between Ishan Kishan and Quinton de Kock helped the Mumbai Indians (MI) stroll to a 10-wicket win over Chennai Super Kings (CSK) on Friday at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium. MI had little under eight overs in their hand by the time de Kock hit the winning runs.
2020-10-23
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Pakistan violates LoC ceasefire in J&K's Poonch district
Jammu, Oct 23 (IANS) Pakistan used small arms and mortars to violate the ceasefire on the line of control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district on Friday, a Defence Ministry official said.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Domestic help held in Gurugram for stealing jewellery worth Rs 8L
Gurugram, Oct 23 (IANS) A 20-year-old woman has been arrested for stealing jewellery worth Rs 8 lakh and electronic items from a flat located in Sector 43, Gurugram.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Delhi HC seeks Centre, AAP's response on ownership rights in unauthorised colonies
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Friday sought response from the Centre and others over a petition challenging certain sections of the act for recognising ownership rights of residents of unauthorised colonies.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Odisha starts preparation of database for Covid-19 vaccination
Bhubaneswar, Oct 23 (IANS) The Odisha government on Friday initiated the process for the preparation of a database of healthcare workers and Anganwadi workers for Covid-19 vaccination.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Orissa,National,Health/Medicine
Organ transplant scam unearthed in Kerala, detailed probe on
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 23 (IANS) Kerala Police have identified a mafia operating in the organ transplant sector in the state and a detailed probe has been ordered into the matter, officials said on Friday.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Health/Medicine
District admin should be held responsible for Delhi riots: JUH chief
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Demanding justice for the people who have allegedly been framed by the police for the riots in north-east Delhi in February this year, Jamiat Ulema-i-Hind (JUH) president Maulana Syed Arshad Madani said on Friday that the district administration should be held accountable for the riots.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Telangana employees donate one day's salary for flood relief
Hyderabad, Oct 23 (IANS) Telangana government employees have decided to donate their one day's salary to support the relief measures launched by the state government for the victims of recent heavy rains and floods.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Fire breaks out in Madurai firecracker unit, five killed
Madurai (Tamil Nadu), Oct 23 (IANS) At least five women labourers were killed and three others, including a man, were injured when a fire broke out at a firecracker unit in Tamil Nadu's Madurai on Friday, police said.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Curran played a 'very crucial knock for CSK', says Raina
Sharjah, Oct 23 (IANS) Chennai Super Kings (CSK) all-rounder Sam Curran on Friday garnered praise from Suresh Raina after the 22-year-old England player's half-century dragged his team to 114/9 wickets at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium against Mumbai Indians.
2020-10-23
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
7 British Pakistanis detained in Paris for trying to run over cop
London, Oct 23 (IANS) Seven British citizens of Pakistani descent were detained in connection with an attempted 'hit and run' of a police officer outside the Israeli Embassy in Paris.
2020-10-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,National
Three involved in fake loan racket arrested by EOW
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) A racket involving officials of a non-banking financial company (NBFC) and their accomplices involved in disbursing loans on fake documents has been busted.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Cornered in Life Mission case, Kerala CPI-M mulls to gag CBI
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 23 (IANS) Cornered by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in the 'Life Mission' case, the pet project of Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, the ruling CPI-M in Kerala has expressed its desire to see if the state, like West Bengal and a few other states, can decide to stop the premier probe agency from investigating cases in Kerala.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Face recognition system helps locate missing minor
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) The Delhi Police have traced one of the three boys who went missing three years ago through the face recognition system of an e-Beat Book.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Curran's 52 pulls listless CSK to 114/9
Sharjah, Oct 23 (IANS) Sam Curran's 52 pulled a listless Chennai Super Kings to 114/9 wickets as they struggled to keep up with Mumbai Indians' bowlers led by a clinical Trent Boult in an Indian Premier League (IPL) match here on Friday. Boult recorded figures of 4/18.
2020-10-23
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Telangana CM orders interim review of budget in view of Covid
Hyderabad, Oct 23 (IANS) Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao on Friday directed officials to undertake an interim review of the state's budget for 2020-2021, as there was a major cut in funds from the Centre following the coronavirus pandemic.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Sexist expressions galore in MP ahead of crucial bypolls
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) While sending across his Durga Puja greetings on Thursday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had said that women in the country must be given the respect people give to Goddess Durga.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
JADE's latest launch caters to millennial bride
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANSlife) Designer duo Monica and Karishma of JADE held a virtual launch of their latest collection 'The New School of Bride' on Day 3 of the ongoing digital edition of the Lakme Fashion Week.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Will work with JPC to set record straight on data privacy: Amazon
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Amazon, which has refused to appear before a joint parliamentary committee (JPC) next week, said on Friday that its position on the Personal Data Protection Bill 2019 has been "misconstrued" and the e-commerce giant would work with "the JPC to set the record straight".
2020-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology
FATF retains Pak on grey list, Pak FM calls it 'defeat for India'
Islamabad, Oct 23 (IANS) Pakistan's hopes of satisfying the global watchdog on terror financing and money laundering, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), were dashed on Friday as the global body ruled against taking Pakistan off the 'grey list' and gave Islamabad time till February 2021 to comply with its 27-point action plan.
2020-10-23
Category: International, Pakistan,Diplomacy,Politics
Only India and China insulated from wealth erosion due to Covid-19
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) India and China are the two only major countries that remain insulated from the erosion of wealth due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National
Seven houses gutted in Himachal fire
Shimla, Oct 23 (IANS) Seven wooden houses were gutted in a fire in Himachal Pradesh's Kinnaur district on Friday, police said. However, there were no casualties.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Cong, BJP in K'taka cross swords over vaccine promise
Bengaluru, Oct 23 (IANS) Taking serious exception to the BJP's poll promise in Bihar of providing free Covid vaccine if the party is voted to power, the Congress in Karnataka termed the saffron party as "Opportunist BJP" while the Karnataka BJP countered it by asking the Congress to "remove hate Modi glasses" and know the difference between governance and poll promise.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
'Polio networks bolster Covid response in WHO's SE Asia Region'
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Applying strategies from the polio eradication programme, the polio networks in WHO's South-East Asia Region are helping strengthen core public health response measures to contain the Covid-19 pandemic, a WHO official said on Friday.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
CSK captain Dhoni brings in youngsters, to no avail
Sharjah, Oct 23 (IANS) After being criticised for not giving enough opportunities to youngsters, Chennai Super Kings (CSK) skipper MS Dhoni brought in young batsmen Ruturaj Gaekwad and N Jagadeesan only to see his team's batting order hit a new low against Mumbai Indians (MI) here on Friday.
2020-10-23
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
CBI books Manipur official in disproportionate asset case
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) said on Friday that it has booked a Senior Accountant working in Accountant General's office in Manipur in a disproportionate assets case and seized Rs 54.45 lakh and gold ornaments worth Rs 32.89 lakh during searches.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Volcanic activity effect spotted on Jupiter's moon Io
New York, Oct 23 (IANS) Astronomers have for the first time observed direct effect of volcanic activity on the atmosphere of Jupiter's moon Io.
2020-10-23
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
CBI registers POCSO case over sale of child sexual abuse content
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has registered a case under POCSO and Information Technology ACt against a Delhi-based man and unknown others for sale of child sexual abuse material through mobile applications, officials said on Friday.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
DC looking to put campaign back on track against KKR (IPL Match Preview 42)
Abu Dhabi, Oct 23 (IANS/GloFans) Table-toppers Delhi Capitals (DC) will aim to return on the winning path when they face fourth-placed Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in the 42nd match of the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL) at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium here on Saturday.
2020-10-23
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
ED summons Punjab CM's son in forex case
Chandigarh, Oct 23 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has summoned Raninder Singh, the son of Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh, in connection with its probe against him for alleged forex contraventions and holding untaxed foreign assets.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Pakistan fails to get off FATF 'grey list'
New Delhi/Paris, Oct 23 (IANS) In yet another major setback, Pakistan on Friday failed to get off the 'grey list' of Financial Action Task Force (FATF), the global watchdog for terror-funding and money laundering.
2020-10-23
Category: International, India,National,Politics
586 more test corona positive in J&K, active cases 7,842
Srinagar, Oct 23 (IANS) As many as 586 more persons tested coronavirus positive in Jammu and Kashmir on Friday, taking its total tally to 90,752 and active cases to 7,842.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
After Scindia-Pilot saga, Cong trying to placate Punjab leaders
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Wiser after the exit of Jyotiraditya Scindia and much-hyped revolt by Sachin Pilot, the Congress is now trying to put its house in order in Punjab and has directed the Congress affairs incharge Harish Rawat to iron out differences between the warring state leaders.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Will hoist tricolour once flag of erstwhile J&K is restored: Mehbooba Mufti
Srinagar, Oct 23 (IANS) Lashing out at the Centre, former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) President Mehbooba Mufti said on Friday that she won't raise any other flag till the flag of the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir is restored.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Shukla reprimands SRH, RR for bringing in regionalism in banter
Dubai, Oct 23 (IANS) Former IPL Governing Council (GC) chairman Rajeev Shukla said that Rajasthan Royals (RR) and SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) using regional and cultural symbols like food during friendly banter on social media is "not appropriate for the spirit of the game".
2020-10-23
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Potable water, groundwater wastage or misuse now punishable offence in India (Ld)
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) In a landmark development in the history of groundwater preservation in the country, wastage and misuse of potable water or groundwater will, henceforth, be a punishable offence, with the Central Ground Water Authority issuing a notification directing civic bodies to evolve a compliance mechanism with coercive measures for violations.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights