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Asim snubs Colors employee's charge that Bigg Boss was fixed
Mumbai, Feb 16 (IANS) "Bigg Boss 13" runner-up Asim Riaz has dismissed rumours that the show was fixed in favour of Sidharth Shukla, who won the current season.
2020-02-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Brawl in Tihar Jail, two inmates sustain minor injuries
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) At least two inmates sustained minor injuries after a clash between two groups of prisoners in Tihar Jail complex's Jail No 4 here, officials said on Sunday.
2020-02-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Cracks emerge among Shaheen Bagh protestors
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) Cracks have started to emerge among the Shaheen Bagh protestors with several of them trying to grab the media attention and showcase themselves as leaders.
2020-02-16
Category: India, Delhi,National
Anti-CAA protests at various places in Hyderabad
Hyderabad, Feb 16 (IANS) Anti-CAA protests broke out at various places in Hyderabad on Sunday, even as the police continued to deny permission for the protests.
2020-02-16
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National
After Nyas, now VHP criticises Akhilesh for Kannauj attack
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) A day after former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav's supporters thrashed a youth for chanting a religious slogan, the Vishwa Hindu Parishad took pot shots at him.
2020-02-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Congress mulling to send Priyanka Gandhi to Rajya Sabha
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) After its rout in the Delhi Assembly election, a major reshuffle is expected in the Congress where more faces from GenNext are set to be inducted in the party organisation and the Rajya Sabha as well.
2020-02-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Gujarat to ignore 2018 order to solve Lok Rakshak Dal row
Gandhinagar, Feb 16 (IANS) The Gujarat government on Sunday evening announced that ignoring the controversial 2018 GR (government resolution), it will carry out the women LRD recruitment as usual, seeking to end the imbroglio that put the government in a fix as the 2018 decision had started an agitation among reserved class category aspirants.
2020-02-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Telangana cop killed while overseeing rescue at accident site
Hyderabad, Feb 16 (IANS) A police constable died after slipping off a bridge while overseeing rescue work following an accident in which a car fell off from the same bridge in Telangana's Karimnagar district on Sunday, police said.
2020-02-16
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Arvind Kejriwal: The common man of Delhi who became special
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) Arvind Kejriwal, a common man of Delhi, is now a special as the bureaucrat-turned-politician took oath of the Chief Minister's office for a third time.
2020-02-16
Category: India, Delhi,National
Kejriwal seeks PM's help to develop Delhi
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) Displaying political propriety Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal exchanged good-natured remarks, here on Sunday.
2020-02-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
ISL: Chennaiyin stun ATK to boost play-off hopes
Kolkata, Feb 16 (IANS) Chennaiyin FC continued their remarkable run in the Indian Super League with a 3-1 win over ATK at the Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan here on Sunday.
2020-02-16
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
Anna movement recreated in Kejriwal swearing-in ceremony
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) The Anna movement was recreated during the swearing-in of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday as thousands of people once again gathered at Ramlila Maidan, from where Anna Hazare started Janlokpal movement in 2011, with great enthusiasm and hopes, waving tricolour and chanting 'Bharat Mata ki Jai' and 'Inquilab Zindabad'.
2020-02-16
Category: India, Delhi,National
I-League: Roy's saves deny Chennai win against TRAU
Imphal, Feb 16 (IANS) Tiddim Road Athletic Union (TRAU) FC played out an entertaining goalless draw with defending I-League Champions Chennai City FC at the Khuman Lumpak Stadium here on Sunday.
2020-02-16
Category: India, Manipur,Sports,Football
India, Romania U17 women's team play out draw in friendly
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) The India U17 women's national team played out a 3-3 draw against the Romania U17 women's side on Sunday in a friendly match that took place in Turkler, Turkey.
2020-02-16
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Duckworth wears crown at Bengaluru Open
Bengaluru, Feb 16 (IANS) It took just 68 minutes for Australian fourth seed James Duckworth to stop the French Juggernaut Benjamin Bonzi to lift the US $162,500 Bengaluru Open title at the KSLTA Courts here on Sunday.
2020-02-16
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Tennis
Mohun Bagan promise to clear ex-players' dues after AIFF fine
Kolkata, Feb 16 (IANS) I-League heavyweights Mohun Bagan on Sunday promised to clear dues of their former players after the All India Football Federation's disciplinary committee fined them Rs 3 lakh for non-payment of salary to four of its former footballers.
2020-02-16
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
Punjab screens passengers from Japan, S Korea too
Chandigarh, Feb 16 (IANS) Now, visitors from Japan and South Korea will also be screened for Coronavirus, Punjab Health Minister Balbir Singh Sidhu said on Sunday.
2020-02-16
Category: India, Punjab,National
AAP to launch drive to strengthen itelf across the country
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) With an aim to expand the organisation base and to make a volunteer bank across the country, the Aam Aadmi Party will be launching a nationwide "missed call" campaign.
2020-02-16
Category: India, Delhi,National
Seat reserved for Lord Mahakal in IRCTC's Kashi Mahakal Express (IANS Exclusive)
Varanasi, Feb 16 (IANS) For the first time, the Indian Railways has reserved a seat for a deity on a train. The national transporter, which launched its third IRCTC operated train named Kashi Mahakal Express from Varanasi to Indore, has reserved a seat for Lord Mahakal (Lord Shiva) on board.
2020-02-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
World SnowShoe Championship: Kashmiri athletes bag 3 medals
Srinagar, Feb 16 (IANS) Just days after Union Sports Minister Kiran Rijju announced the first ever Khelo India Winter Games and included SnowShoe sport into the games, Kashmiri athletes representing India in World SnowShoe Championship at Myoko, Japan, have bagged three medals.
2020-02-16
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,Sports,Other Sports
Indo-Bangla 14-day joint exercise concludes
Shillong, Feb 16 (IANS) The two-week India-Bangladesh military training exercise Sampriti-IX that focused on counter-insurgency, counter-terrorism and disaster management concluded at Umroi, Meghalaya, on Sunday.
2020-02-16
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Defence/Security
Three burnt alive in van-truck collision in UP
Lucknow, Feb 16 (IANS) Three persons were charred to death when a van collided head on with a truck on the Unnao-Hardoi highway on Sunday night.
2020-02-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Sidharth wins Bigg Boss 13 but Asim wins hearts
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) After Sidharth Shukla took home the Bigg Boss 13 trophy, tweeple seemed to be unhappy with Salman Khan and the winner of the show as there had been a tough fight among the fans of Shukla and his rival Asim Riaz.
2020-02-16
Category: India, Delhi,National
CG Power auditors unable to comment on company's future
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) The auditors of fraud-hit CG Power and Industrial Solutions are unable to opine whether the company would be able to survive as a going concern since the comany is currently facing regulatory scrutiny, large debts and unrealised recoverables.
2020-02-16
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Rajendra Pal Gautam takes charge of SC/ST Department
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) Delhi Cabinet Minister Rajendra Pal Gautam on Sunday took charge of the SC/ST Department, soon after taking the oath of office.
2020-02-16
Category: India, Delhi,National
Punjab CM commends 14-year-old for rescuing 4 from burning van
Chandigarh, Feb 16 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh, here on Sunday, commended 14-year-old Amandeep Kaur for rescuing four children from the burning school van at Longowal town in the Sangrur district. Four minors died in the accident on Saturday.
2020-02-16
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Bizzare! Hindu Mahasabha says Coronavirus an "angry avatar"
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) Coronavirus may have wrecked a havoc across the world prompting the scientific community to hard pressed finding an antidote to it, but Hindu Mahasabha sees it as an 'avatar' to punish non vegetarians.
2020-02-16
Category: India, Delhi,National
CR Park building collapse: 1 rescued, 1 still trapped
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) One person has been rescued and admitted to hospital even as operations are underway to extricate the second person still trapped in a building which collapsed in CR Park locality in south Delhi on Sunday.
2020-02-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Kolkata police nab two drug peddlers, seize heroin
Kolkata, Feb 16 (IANS) The city police nabbed two notorious drug peddlers, including a woman, and recovered 322 grams of heroin from them, an officer said on Sunday.
2020-02-16
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Delhi gave new politics for building 21st century India: Kejriwal (Roundup)
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) Aam Aadmi Party national convener Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday took oath as Chief Minister of Delhi at Ramlila Maidan and thanked the people of the city for the mandate saying the national capital gave birth to a new kind of politics for building a 21st century India.
2020-02-16
Category: India, Delhi,National
Motor cycle rider slips, dies while doing Facebook Live
Kolkata, Feb 16 (IANS) A 24-year-old motor cycle rider died when he lost control and fell while doing Facebook live in Andal of West Bengal's West Burdwan district, his family said on Sunday.
2020-02-16
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Arrows eye double over EB as I-League returns to Mumbai
Mumbai, Feb 16 (IANS) The I-League returns to the Cooperage Stadium in Mumbai for the first time in three years on Monday when the All India Football Federation's (AIFF) developmental side Indian Arrows square off against East Bengal.
2020-02-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Football
Arrest of gangster Budha traces links with Pakistan
Chandigarh, Feb 16 (IANS) The drug trail exposed with the arrest of gangster Sukhpreet Singh, alias Budha, have traced links of other two arrested gangsters to a nexus of the big fish with links in Pakistan, Punjab Police said on Sunday.
2020-02-16
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Tigress found dead in Jharkhand's Betla park
Ranchi, Feb 16 (IANS) A tigress was found dead at Betla National Park in Jharkhand's Latehar district on Sunday, forest officials said.
2020-02-16
Category: India, Bihar,National,Environment/Wildlife
No timeline yet for phasing out income tax exemptions: FM
Hyderabad, Feb 16 (IANS) Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Sunday said that there is no timeline for phasing out exemptions on personal income tax for those who opted to remain in the old regime.
2020-02-16
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Business/Economy
Coronavirus: All 406 inmates at ITBP camp test negative
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) All 406 people housed at the quarantine facility at an ITBP camp here will be sent to their residences in phased manner from Monday as their final report has come out negative with no coronavirus infection symptoms, the force said on Sunday.
2020-02-16
Category: India, Delhi,National
Marandi set to join BJP on Monday in Ranchi
Ranchi, Feb 16 (IANS) Babulal Marandi, former Chief Minister of Jharkhand and president of the Jharkhand Vikas Morcha (Prajatantrik), is set to join and merge his party with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), here on Monday.
2020-02-16
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Nakash Aziz talks about new rendition of 'Bheegi bheegi...'
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) Singer Nakash Aziz has lent his voice to the new version of "Bheegi bheegi raaton mein", which was originally sung by legends Lata Mangeshkar and Kishore Kumar for the 1974 film "Ajanabee".
2020-02-16
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
I-League: Dicka goal gives Punjab important win
Ludhiana, Feb 16 (IANS) The clash of the Northern teams in Ludhiana ended with the extension of Punjab FC's unbeaten home run as they defeated Real Kashmir FC 1-0. Dipanda Dickas strike was the differentiator as he went to the top of the goal-scoring charts with nine goals in the league - tied with Mohun Bagan's Fran Gonzalez.
2020-02-16
Category: India, Punjab,Sports,Football
Delhi has had only four women cabinet ministers since 1993
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) While the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has openly spoken about women's empowerment, this time it has once again kept women away from the Cabinet.
2020-02-16
Category: India, Delhi,National
Mohit Kumar: Injuries are part of journey
Bhopal, Feb 16 (IANS) Newcomer Mohit Kumar recently got injured while shooting for his TV show "Ek Duje Ke Vaaste 2" here. But he didn't let it pull him down. He says injuries are part of any journey.
2020-02-16
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz
Mahesh Babu calls himself shy, sensitive
Hyderabad, Feb 16 (IANS) Telugu superstar Mahesh Babu has opened up about his personal life in a short video in which he has called himself "shy and sensitive".
2020-02-16
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Two UP policemen rape woman in hotel room in Gorakhpur
Gorakhpur, Feb 16 (IANS) A 20-year-old woman was allegedly raped by two unidentified policemen in a hotel room near a railway station in Uttar Pradesh's Gorakhpur district.
2020-02-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Will Kejriwal 'go alone' as Oppn not invited to swearing-in
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) The swearing-in ceremony of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday was a completely different affair as none of the Opposition leaders were invited.
2020-02-16
Category: India, Delhi,National
No discrimination against Telangana, says Sitharaman
Hyderabad, Feb 16 (IANS) Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Sunday denied that the Central government was discriminating against Telangana, saying it is not belittling contribution of any state to the central pool of taxes.
2020-02-16
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Adaa Khan: I could do crazy stunts because of Rohit Shetty
Mumbai, Feb 16 (IANS) Actress Adaa Khan is one of the contestants of the action-adventure reality show "Khatron Ke Khiladi 10". She says filmmaker and the show's host Rohit Shetty was the only person because of whom she could do such "crazy stunts".
2020-02-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
6-7% LIC stake dilution enough to mop up Rs 90,000 cr: CEA
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) The government's Rs 2.1 lakh crore sell-off target is achievable with half of this amount expected to be met through the spill-over deals of Air India, BPCL and Concor and the remaining Rs 90,000 crore through just 6-7 per cent stake dilution in state life insurer LIC, Chief Economic Advisor K.V. Subramanian has said amid questions being raised over meeting such a huge amount when the current fiscal disinvestment revenue target was lowered by 40 per cent.
2020-02-16
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Fire at wholesale rice market in Kolkata
Kolkata, Feb 16 (IANS) A fire broke out at the wholesale rice market in north Kolkata's Raja Bazar on Sunday. No casualty or injury was reported.
2020-02-16
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
'Pakistan wrestlers granted visas, wait and watch for China'
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) Pakistan wrestlers will be participating at the Asian Wrestling Championships which will be held in New Delhi from February 18 to 23, the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) said on Sunday.
2020-02-16
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Modi flags off Kashi Mahakal Express from Varanasi (2nd Lead)
Varanasi, Feb 16 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday flagged off the third train operated by Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) between his parliamentary constituency Varanasi and Madhya Pradesh's Indore.
2020-02-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics