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IESA seeks policy measures to boosts energy storage
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The India Energy Storage Alliance (IESA) has emphasised the importance of policy incentives, business leadership, skilled workforce, and inter-industry collaboration to make India self-reliant in the energy storage space.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Recoveries outnumber new Covid cases in Karnataka
Bengaluru, Sep 22 (IANS) For the second consecutive day, recoveries at 9,073 were more than 6,974 new Covid cases in Karnataka on Tuesday.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
LS passes J&K Official Languages Bill, 2020
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The Lok Sabha on Tuesday passed the Jammu and Kashmir Official Languages Bill, 2020 with voice vote, allowing Kashmiri, Dogri and Hindi, apart from the existing Urdu and English, to be official languages in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National
Being in House valuable than staying out: Birla advises Oppn
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla on Tuesday requested members of various Opposition parties to maintain their positive support for running the Parliament and advised them that "it is valuable to be inside the House compared to staying outside", sources said.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Andhra to drill borewells for needy farmers under YSR Jala Kala
Amaravati, Sep 22 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh government will drill borewells for needy, small and marginal farmers under YSR Jala Kala programme through Navaratnalu (precious nine) scheme.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Telangana CM, ministers attend wedding of Owaisi's daughter
Hyderabad, Sep 22 (IANS) The marriage of AIMIM chief and Hyderabad MP Asaduddin Owaisi's daughter was held at his residence on Tuesday with a limited number of guests in view of COVID-19 pandemic.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Yediyurappa credits Ananthkumar for BJP's growth in K'taka
Bengaluru, Sep 22 (IANS) Claiming that he became Chief Minister of Karnataka for four times because of H.N. Ananthkumar, B.S. Yediyurappa on Tuesday credited the veteran leader for the ruling BJP's growth in the southern state.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
3 Bulgarians among 5 nabbed in Goa ATM card skimming scam
Panaji, Sep 22 (IANS) Five persons, including three Bulgarians, were arrested in North Goa district on Tuesday in connection with an ATM card skimming scam, police said.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Goa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Panel recommends to increase Bengaluru wards from 198 to 250
Bengaluru, Sep 22 (IANS) Close on the heels of the Karnataka government appointing an administrator in the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP), the joint select committee of the Karnataka legislature has recommended increasing the number of wards from 198 at present to 250.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Complete online property registration in 15 days, KCR asks officials
Hyderabad, Sep 22 (IANS) Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao on Tuesday directed officials to complete online registration of properties in 15 days before Dharani portal becomes available for registration transactions.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Police officials also humans, says Vijayan amid oppn protests
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 22 (IANS) With opposition protests mounting, the biggest victims are the police officials as they are increasingly falling prey to Covid while on duty, Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said on Tuesday.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Playing against senior players helped me mature faster: Thapa
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) India midfielder Anirudh Thapa feels playing friendly matches against senior players helped him mature faster as a player. The 22-year-old feels that that it was because of the number of matches that he got to play against quality opponents while he was at the Academy, that he has now become a regular feature in the heart of the Blue Tigers midfield.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
AIADMK to seek explanation from RS member for opposing farm Bills
Chennai, Sep 22 (IANS) Tamil Nadu's ruling AIADMK on Tuesday said that it will seek an explanation from its Rajya Sabha member S.R. Balasubramanian for speaking against the three farm Bills in the upper house on Sunday.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
ED grills Chinese national in online betting scam
Hyderabad, Sep 22 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Tuesday began interrogating Chinese national Yan Hao and two other accused for money laundering in an online betting scam.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
K'tka legislators to take 30% pay cut for a year
Bengaluru, Sep 22 (IANS) In the wake of the resource crunch caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, the Karnataka Assembly on Monday passed a bill to cut the salaries of its legislators, including the Speaker, Deputy Speaker and ministers, by 30 per cent.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Replay shows Dhoni's catch of Curran wasn't, umpires under scanner
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Umpires came under the spotlight for 'wrongly' declaring Rajasthan Royals' Tom Curran out after Chennai Super Kings captain-wicket-keeper Mahendra Singh Dhoni claimed a catch behind off pacer Deepak Chahar in an IPL match in Sharjah on Tuesday. The replays, asked for by the umpires on second thought, showed the ball bouncing before Dhoni took the supposed 'catch' and appealed.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Vodafone Idea has balance dues of Rs 54,754 cr under AGR
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Vodafone Idea and Bharti Airtel have balance dues under AGR to the tune of Rs 54,754 crore and Rs 25,976 crore respectively.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Poonam Pandey files FIR against husband for 'assault', 'threats'
Panaji, Sep 22 (IANS) Bollywood actress Poonam Pandey (29) on Tuesday filed an FIR against her husband Sam Ahmed at South Goa's Canacona police station.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Goa,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Notion of less testing behind high recoveries unfounded: Health Ministry
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Tuesday tried to allay the notion that less testing was the reason behind Covid recoveries exceeding the number daily infections as was seen in the last four days, with Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan terming the view as "absolutely without foundation".
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
IT firms in Hyderabad lack confidence in returning to office
Hyderabad, Sep 22 (IANS) The IT/ITES companies in Hyderabad continue to operate with Work From Home (WFH) due to the Covid-19 pandemic and there is clear lack of confidence in returning to office, a survey by the apex body of the industry revealed on Tuesday.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Business/Economy,Technology
SP Group highlights value destruction through Tata aviation biz and Tata Steel UK (2nd Ld)
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) SP Group in its decision to separate from the Tata Group has highlighted the value destruction from Tata Steel, UK and the group's aviation business.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Andhra logs 7,553 Covid cases as recoveries rise
Amaravati, Sep 22 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh has registered 7,553 new Covid positive cases, raising the state's tally to 6.39 lakh, even as 10,555 more patients have recovered from the virus to outnumber infections on Tuesday.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Facebook India moves SC seeking to set aside Delhi Assembly Panel Notice
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Wednesday will hear a plea by Ajit Mohan, the India head of social media giant Facebook, challenging a notice sent to him by the Delhi Assembly.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
India, China agree to implement political leaders' consensus over border dispute
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) India and China agreed to implement the consensus reached by theirs leaders over the border issue during the 14-hour-long diplomatic-military talks in Moldo to resolve border disputes, the Indian Army stated on Tuesday.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
GirnarSoft commits to invest $20 mn in InsuranceDekho
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) GirnarSoft on Tuesday announced to invest $20 million in its subsidiary, InsuranceDekho, an omni-channel insurance platform.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Parliament's Monsoon session set to end on Wednesday only
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The Monsoon Session of Parliament will be adjourned sine die on Wednesday, considering safety of parliamentarians against the backdrop of rising number of Covid-19 cases across the country, it has been learnt.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
SP Group holding in Tata Sons over Rs 2 lakh cr on MCap basis (Ld)
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) After the SP Group announced its intent to separate from the Tata Group, calculators will be out to establish a notional value of SP Group's holding in Tata Sons.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Mandatory help desks at Odisha Covid hospitals on patients' condition
Bhubaneswar, Sep 22 (IANS) The Odisha government on Tuesday made it mandatory for all hospitals treating Covid-19 patients to have help desks to inform family members and relatives about patients' condition.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Orissa,National,Health/Medicine
Maha Covid deaths, new cases and recoveries fall, tests increase (Roundup)
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) Covid-19 infections in Maharashtra cooled off with a drop in fatalities, new cases and recoveries, though the state conducted a record 1,05,026 tests for the day, Health Minister Rajesh Tope said here.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National
Shailja Kejriwal on being Emmy jury member in Covid-19 era
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Writer-producer Shailja Kejriwal says serving as a juror for the Emmy Awards in the Covid-19 era was an interesting experience, with the virtual world connecting people all across the world.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Quake hits Assam, no damage reported
Guwahati, Sep 22 (IANS) A moderate quake, measuring 4.2 on the Richter scale, shook western Assam's Barpeta district early on Tuesday, causing panic among people, officials said.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Assam,National,Environment/Wildlife
Vipul Shah to conduct workshops for aspiring writers, technicians
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) Filmmaker Vipul Shah will conduct workshops for aspiring writers, directors and technicians who wish to make it big in Bollywood.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Saqib Saleem: 'Crackdown' a tribute to unsung heroes of the nation
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) Actor Saqib Saleem enjoys being a part of the digital entertainment world, and says his upcoming show web series, Crackdown, is a tribute to unsung heroes of the nation.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Shriya Pilgaonkar doesn't want to limit herself to one genre
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) Actress Shriya Pilgaonkar was happy to get into action mode for a digital series. She says she wants to explore different genres as much as possible.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
I-League qualifiers: ARA FC 1st outstation team to arrive in Kolkata
Kolkata, Sep 22 (IANS) ARA FC of Ahmedabad became the first outstation team to reach Kolkata for the I-League Qualifiers 2020, which kick-off on October 8 simultaneously in Kolkata and Kalyani.
2020-09-22
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
181 tonnes of Pomegranates exported from B'luru airport
Bengaluru, Sep 22 (IANS) Nine global freight carriers shipped 181 tonnes of Pomegranates to 12 overseas destinations from Kemegowda internatational airport (KIA) on the city's northern outskirts from April to August, an official said on Tuesday.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy
YSRCP leaders spreading lies on TDP, destroying Amaravati: Naidu
Amaravati, Sep 22 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh opposition leader and former Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Tuesday said YSRCP leaders are spreading false information about erstwhile TDP projects with a plan to destroy Amaravati capital city.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Wife of Galwan martyr Palani given govt job TN CM
Chennai, Sep 22 (IANS) Keeping his promise Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami on Tuesday handed over the state government job appointment order to the wife of martyred Indian soldier Palani.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Defence/Security,Politics
Tejas Gambhir's new song 'Jaana Zaroori tha' raises mental health awareness
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) After earning laurels for his song on Covid, singer Tejas Gambhir is back with another single titled Jaana zaroori tha. With the new track, the young artiste tries to raise awareness about mental health.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Cannot release all categories of prisoners due to Covid: SC
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday said that it never meant to release all categories of prisoners accused of any offence during the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights
CCI lets off firms rigging railway tenders citing Covid woes, raises eyebrows
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) In an fascinating judgement the Competition Commission of India (CCI) has, in a recent order, let go 10 companies found guilty of cartelisation and rigging railway tenders for around 12 years, with a warning to desist from any such activity in future and no penalty at all.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
'Khaali Peeli' has the nineties vibe of Mumbai, says director Maqbool Khan
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) Filmmaker Maqbool Khan, who will make his Bollywood debut with the film, Khaali Peeli, says he is happy that his forthcoming romantic action film has shaped up in the way he has seen Mumbai in his growing up years.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Gujarat registers 1,402 more coronavirus cases, 16 deaths
Gandhinagar, Sep 22 (IANS) Gujarat on Tuesday recorded 1,402 more coronavirus cases, taking its tally to 1,26,169, while the death toll reached 3,355 as 16 more patients succumbed.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Approach SC for extension in Tejpal trial: HC to Goa govt
Panaji, Sep 22 (IANS) The Goa government which is representing the victim in the rape case filed against former editor-in-chief of Tehelka news magazine, Tarun Tejpal, will have to approach the Supreme Court of India to seek an extension in the deadline set by the apex court for completion of the trial.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Goa,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Indian Australian navies to carry out maritime exercise in Indian Ocean
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The Indian Navy is scheduled to undertake a two-day Passage Exercise (PASSEX) with Royal Australian Navy in the East Indian Ocean Region (IOR) from Wednesday.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
LS passes three crucial Bills on labour laws, with Opposition absent
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The Lok Sabha on Tuesday passed three crucial labour law bills with voice vote in the ongoing Monsoon Session of Parliament as part of Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government's labour reform initiatives.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Shweta Basu Prasad: India is hung up on idea of fairness
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Actress Shweta Basu Prasad feels skin colour has nothing to do with beauty but says India is hung up on the idea of fairness.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
BHU scholar, JP's comrade, journo, politician - Who is the real Harivansh?
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) "Grounded", says Prime Minister Narendra Modi, "a journalist first", say those who worked with him in 'Prabhat Khabar'. Before Sunday's ruckus even the opposition would acknowledge his unbiased approach.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National
India to harvest record 144.52 MT of foodgrains in Kharif 2020-21
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The government has pegged a record production of foodgrains at 144.52 million tonnes in the ongoing Kharif season, as per the first advance estimates of production of major Kharif crops for 2020-21 (July-June) released on Tuesday by the Department of Agriculture, Cooperation and Farmers Welfare.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Papon gets animated avatar in music video of new song, 'Nilaanjana'
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) Singer Papon is seen in an animated avatar in his new single, Nilaanjana, which he says gives words to the emotion of love.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion