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Sensex ends higher, Vodafone plunges 21%, SpiceJet down 6%
Mumbai, Nov 14 (IANS) Led by banking and financial sectors stocks the Indian stock markets finished in the green on Thursday despite Moody's downward revision of India's GDP growth forecast.
2019-11-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Rafale verdict opens door for JPC probe: Rahul Gandhi
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Thursday said the Supreme Court verdict has opened a "huge door" into investigation of the "Rafale scam" and demanded a Joint Parliamentary Committee probe into the fighter jet deal.
2019-11-14
Category: India, Delhi,National
Harry posts unseen photo to wish father Charles on his b'day
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) Prince Harry on Thursday wished his father Prince Charles on his birthday and posted a previously unseen photo of the two with the Duke of Sussex's son Archie on the social media.
2019-11-14
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz
Dates for filing GST annual returns extended
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) The government on Thursday extended the due dates for filing of annual return (GSTR-9) and reconciliation statement (GSTR-9C) for financial year 2017-18 to December 31, 2019 and for financial year 2018-19 to March 31, 2020.
2019-11-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Hacker breaches US tech firm 20 times in 22 months
San Francisco, Nov 14 (IANS) A hacker got access to the personal information of a million consumers after infiltrating into the systems of a Utah-based technology company more than 20 times during a period of 22 months.
2019-11-14
Category: International, Costa Rica,Defence/Security
Kerala POCSO accused tries to flee to Dubai, arrested
Chennai, Nov 14 (IANS) A POCSO case accused at Thiruvananthapuram in Kerala was arrested by the immigration officials at the Anna International airport here on Thursday, when he tried to flee to Dubai.
2019-11-14
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
US not a friend of Islam, Middle East: Rouhani
Tehran, Nov 14 (IANS) Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Thursday said that the US is not a friend of Islam and has been a major source of problems for the Middle East region.
2019-11-14
Category: International, Turkey,Defence/Security
Mandir workshop in Ayodhya sees high tempo of brick donation
Ayodhya, Nov 14 (IANS) Ashish Agarwal stocked up about two dozen bricks - duly worshipped and anointed with a red 'tilak' - in his newly-purchased SUV and travelled to Ayodhya from Kanpur.
2019-11-14
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
Elections in J&K soon: Lt Guv Murmu
Jammu, Nov 14 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Girish Chandra Murmu on Thursday said that elections for the assembly of the Union Territory will be held soon.
2019-11-14
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Govt committed to curb pollution: Delhi minister
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain on Thursday said his government is committed to take strict measures to combat pollution and blamed stubble burning for the abysmal air quality in the national capital.
2019-11-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
KDAH study shows promising joint treatment for brain injury
Mumbai, Nov 14 (IANS) The Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital (KDAH) here announced that a four-year-long study it carried out shows promising results from the use of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) in brain injury patients as an adjunct to intensive neurorehabilitation.
2019-11-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Science/Tech,Health/Medicine
IIT-M suicide probe shifted to crime branch
Chennai, Nov 14 (UNI) The investigation into the suicide by a first year IIT-Madras
2019-11-14
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Are we alone? Study refines search for habitable planets
New York, Nov 14 (IANS) A team of US researchers has redefined the conditions that make a planet habitable by taking the star's radiation and the planet's rotation rate into account - a discovery that will help astronomers narrow down the search around life-sustaining planets.
2019-11-14
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
Disha Patani's co-actor in KTina is Abhilash Thapliyal
Mumbai, Nov 14 (IANS) Actor-host Abhilash Thapliyal, who has been part of TV shows like "Comedy Circus" and "Entertainment Ki Raat", will be seen in the Disha Patani-starrer "KTina".
2019-11-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
BJP celebrating but Rafale verdict opens way for probe: Cong
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) The Congress on Thursday said the BJP has been celebrating the Rafale verdict without studying the judgement properly and added that through its verdict the Supreme Court had "opened the gates for investigation" of the fighter jet deal by agencies.
2019-11-14
Category: India, Delhi,National
Rati Agnihotri's son Tanuj gives away his super hero collection to NGO kids
Mumbai, Nov 14 (IANS) On the occasion of Children's Day on Thursday, actor Tanuj Virwani, who is the son of actress Rati Agnihotri, has gifted his childhood collection of super hero figures to an NGO in Mumbai.
2019-11-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Plan a thoughtful trip for your kids this Children's Day
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANSlife) Its time to ditch the idea of a regular gift to children on Childrens Day and treat them by planning a trip for your kid which lies in their interest like adventurous, lazy, or give them a gift of volunteering.
2019-11-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Iqbal Khan to play con artist in new digital show
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) Actor Iqbal Khan will be seen as a con artist in an upcoming digital show titled "Ratri Ke Yatri".
2019-11-14
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
'Bigg Boss 13': BFF's Sidharth Shukla, Asim Raiz at loggerheads
Mumbai, Nov 14 (IANS) Once close friends, Sidharth Shukla and Asim Riaz's strongest bond has come to an end as the two are at loggerheads in the latest episode of "Bigg Boss 13", and are now going their separate ways.
2019-11-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Shivin Narang learns fencing for 'Beyhadh 2'
Mumbai, Nov 14 (IANS) Actor Shivin Narang, who will be seen playing the lead role in the upcoming show "Beyhadh 2", is learning fencing for his character.
2019-11-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Barkha Singh: OTT platforms give freedom of choice
Mumbai, Nov 14 (IANS) Barkha Singh is all praise for OTT platforms because she feels these offer "freedom of choice" to the viewer and also allow actors to "pick and choose".
2019-11-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Oct wholesale price inflation eases to 0.16%
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) Despite a rise in overall food prices, India's annual rate of inflation based on wholesale prices eased to 0.16 per cent in October from 0.33 per cent in September due to lower cost of key transportation fuels and manufactured products.
2019-11-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
China's BBK Group logs 42% share in India smartphone market in Q3
Gurugram, Nov 14 (IANS) China-based BBK Group, the parent company of OPPO, Vivo, Realme and OnePlus brands, achieved 42 per cent in the India smartphone market in the third quarter this year, registering a 23 per cent year-on-year (YoY) growth, a new report said on Thursday.
2019-11-14
Category: India, Haryana,Technology
Rs 3,225.47 cr in water cess pending against Odisha industries
Bhubaneswar, Nov 14 (IANS) Arrears of water cess amounting to Rs 3,225.47 crore are still pending against different industries and commercial organisations in the state, a minister said here on Thursday.
2019-11-14
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
4C rise by 2090 will have catastrophic impact on kids: WHO
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) The World Health Organisation, along with over 30 other global institutions that collaborated on a new report for The Lancet medical journal, has said that climate change will have a life-long impact on children born in the present times.
2019-11-14
Category: International, India,Environment/Wildlife,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech
Big B, SRK inspired Sidharth for 'Marjaavaan' role
Mumbai, Nov 14 (IANS) Actor Sidharth Malhotra says he drew inspiration from Amitabh Bachchan and Shah Rukh Khan's performances in order to essay his larger-than-life role in the upcoming "Marjaavaan".
2019-11-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Pro Volleyball League secures long-term sponsors
Mumbai, Nov 14 (IANS) In a major boost for the Pro Volleyball League, PVL on Thursday announced that they have secured a set of long-term sponsors for the league.
2019-11-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Other Sports
Fitbit announces OS 4.1 update for its smartwatch
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) Fitbit on Thursday announced new OS 4.1 software update for its smartwatch which adds new sleep features, more functionality straight from the home screen, along with new capabilities for Amazon Alexa.
2019-11-14
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Taller people have increased risk for irregular heartbeat
New York, Nov 14 (IANS) Researchers have found that taller people have an increased risk of developing atrial fibrillation (AFib), an irregular and often rapid heartbeat that can lead to stroke, heart failure and other complications.
2019-11-14
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
For lending support, Congress wants Shiv Sena to shed Hindutva
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) The Congress, which is in talks with its ally Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) over government formation in Maharashtra, is treading cautiously in preparing the common minimum programme (CMP) before committing to the Shiv Sena and wants the latter to shed its Hindutva ideology and take a secular stand.
2019-11-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Saradha: CBI quizzes IPS officer Arnab Ghosh
Kolkata, Nov 14 (IANS) The CBI, probing the multi-crore Saradha ponzi scam, on Thursday quizzed IPS officer Arnab Ghosh about two missing items -- a red diary and a hard disk -- crucial in unearthing a bigger conspiracy behind the scandal and the role of influential people in it, sources said.
2019-11-14
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Hong Kong Open: Srikanth in quarters, Prannoy crashes out
Hong Kong, Nov 14 (IANS) Ace India shuttler Kidambi Srikanth on Thursday advanced to the quarter-finals of the ongoing Hong Kong Open Super 500 badminton tournament after he registered a win over compatriot Sourabh Verma in the men's singles match.
2019-11-14
Category: International, Hong Kong,Sports,Badminton
Sony acquires media rights for X1 Racing League
Mumbai, Nov 14 (IANS) Sony Pictures Networks India Private Limited (SPN) on Thursday announced that it has acquired the media rights for the world's first professional franchise-based motorsport league, X1 Racing League along with the media rights for X1 Racing eSports.
2019-11-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Motorsports
Tej Pratap's car involved in accident in Varanasi
Varanasi, Nov 14 (IANS) A BMW car registered in the name of Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tej Pratap Yadav met with an accident on Thursday after it hit an autorickshaw in Varanasi.
2019-11-14
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Lata Mangeshkar is stable now
Mumbai, Nov 14 (IANS) Legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar, who was rushed to the Breach Candy Hospital on Monday, is stable now.
2019-11-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Assembly elections in J&K soon: Lt Guv Murmu
Jammu, Nov 14 (IANS) Newly-appointed Lt Governor of Jammu and Kashmir Girish Chandra Murmu on Thursday said that assembly elections in the Union Territory would be held soon.
2019-11-14
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Rakul Preet excited about cross-border rom-com with Arjun Kapoor
Mumbai, Nov 14 (IANS) Actress Rakul Preet Singh is excited about her upcoming cross-border romantic-comedy. She reveals shooting for the yet-untitled film will start later this month.
2019-11-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
JNU admin block, Vivekananda statue area defaced with graffiti
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) After a massive protest that led to a Union minister being confined on the university campus for hours, the students of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) have intensified their fight against the varsity administration, as they painted the entire admin block with graffiti and also defaced the surroundings of a Swami Vivekananda statue that is still to be inaugurated.
2019-11-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
Prasad resurrects Bofors ghost on day of Rafale verdict
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) On a day when one alleged defence corruption case was put to rest by the Supreme Court that became the talking point of 2019 general election, the ruling BJP resurrected another from the graveyard.
2019-11-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Family of Vashishth Narayan Singh made to wait for ambulance (2nd Lead)
Patna, Nov 14 (IANS) The family members of noted mathematician Vashishth Narayan Singh, who passed away here on Thursday at the age of 77, have accused the hospital of negligence.
2019-11-14
Category: India, Bihar,National,Science/Tech
Andhra launches new scheme to upgrade government schools
Amaravati, Nov 14 (IANS) Government schools in Andhra Pradesh are all set to get a facelift with the state government on Thursday launching a new programme to revamp them by providing better infrastructure and amenities at a cost of Rs 12,000 crore.
2019-11-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Education
Happy with my rhythm and clear mindset: Starc
Sydney, Nov 14 (IANS) Mitchell Starc is ready to put his best foot forward and go into the Pakistan home Test series with a clear mindset, the ace fast bowler said on Thursday after being named in the squad.
2019-11-14
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
1 dead as student opens fire in Russia college
Moscow, Nov 14 (IANS) One person was killed and three others were injured on Thursday when a student opened fire at a college in Russias Far Eastern Amur Region, authorities said.
2019-11-14
Category: International, Russian Federation,Politics
'Good Newwz': Akshay, Kareena promise 'biggest goof-up of the year'
Mumbai, Nov 14 (IANS) Three official posters of "Good Newwz" -- starring Akshay Kumar, Kareena Kapoor, Diljit Dosanjh and Kiara Advani -- were unveiled on Thursday.
2019-11-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Preyesh, Poymantee win junior titles at TT meet
Bhavnagar, Nov 14 (IANS) Tamil Nadu's Preyesh Raj Suresh won the season's third Sub-Junior boys title and also claimed his first junior boys crown when he beat Jeho Himnakulhpuingheta 4-3 in a thrilling final of the UTT National Ranking (Central Zone) Table Tennis Championships which concluded at the SAG Sports Complex here on Thursday.
2019-11-14
Category: India, Gujarat,Sports,Other Sports
SL prez polls: EU observers to monitor online fake news
Colombo, Nov 14 (IANS) The European Union (EU) Election Observation Mission (EOM) will monitor Saturday's presidential elections Sri Lanka and also analyse social media usage and fake news, authorities said on Thursday.
2019-11-14
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Politics
Marilyn Monroe wore no underwear for President Kennedy serenade
Los Angeles, Nov 14 (IANS) Movie icon Marilyn Monroe was naked underneath the famously form-fitting dress she wore while singing a flirty "Happy Birthday, Mr. President" to then US leader John F. Kennedy, according to a new book.
2019-11-14
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Freddie Mercury lost a foot as he battled AIDS
Los Angeles, Nov 14 (IANS) Queen frontman and late rock legend Freddie Mercury lost a foot during his battle with AIDS.
2019-11-14
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
SC rules out probe in Rafale deal, warns Rahul (2nd Lead)
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Thursday rejected petitions seeking an inquiry into the Rafale fighter jet deal and warned Congress leader Rahul Gandhi to be "more careful in future" as it closed a contempt case against him linked to the issue.
2019-11-14
Category: India, Delhi,National
Badshah has newfound respect for actors, filmmakers after acting debut
Mumbai, Nov 14 (IANS) Rapper Badshah made his acting debut this year and he says now he has newfound respect for filmmakers and actors.
2019-11-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Congress must apologise over Rafale accusations: BJP
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) The BJP on Thursday demanded that the Congress party must apologise for alleging corruption in the Rafale deal in the wake of the Supreme Court dismissing a review petition seeking a probe into the fighter jet deal.
2019-11-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Lisa Ray posts pics of daughters on Children's Day
Mumbai, Nov 14 (IANS) Lisa Ray has penned an emotional post about her twin daughters Soleil and Sufi on Childrens Day.
2019-11-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Sidharth Malhotra: Can't let previous Fridays affect upcoming Friday
Mumbai, Nov 14 (IANS) Actor Sidharth Malhotra says he looks at failures as a learning experience, and doesn't get bogged down by it.
2019-11-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
BJP leader: Will try for stay order on '18 Sabrimala verdict
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) Shilpa Nair, BJP leader and one of the petitioners on the issue of entry of women into the Sabrimala temple, said on Thursday she was hopeful of a larger bench going into what the "rights" of the temple deity are.
2019-11-14
Category: India, Delhi,National
Pink confirms she is taking a break from music
Los Angeles, Nov 14 (IANS) Singer Pink has confirmed that she will be taking a break from music for at least a year.
2019-11-14
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Sonam Kapoor plays blind character in 'female-hero story'
Mumbai, Nov 14 (IANS) Sonam K. Ahuja will play a blind character in the Hindi remake of the 2011 South Korean crime thriller film "Blind". Filmmaker Sujoy Ghosh, who will be the creative producer of the film, calls it an "out-and-out female-hero story".
2019-11-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Edward Norton doesn't want to star in his next directorial
Los Angeles, Nov 14 (IANS) Actor-director Edward Norton doesnt want to feature in his next directorial, and says directing a movie is antagonistic to the state of mind you want to be in as an actor.
2019-11-14
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Mathematician Vashishth Narayan Singh passes away
Patna, Nov 14 (IANS) Noted mathematician Vashishth Narayan Singh passed away here on Thursday. He was 77.
2019-11-14
Category: India, Bihar,National,Science/Tech
DoT asks ISPs to give audited AGR reports
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) DoT has sent letters to internet services providers (ISPs) to submit the audited Adjusted Gross Revenue (AGR) documents up to 2018-19 in Kerala circle and will soon start sending them across the country for compliance of the Supreme court order on AGR dues payment.
2019-11-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Mohanlal, Priyadarshan and close aides for Dubai mega show
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 14 (IANS) Superstar Mohanlal along with his close buddies -- filmmaker Priyadarshan, producer Sureshkumar, playback singer MGSreekumar -- will take part in a mega stage show in Dubai on November 22.
2019-11-14
Category: India, Kerala,Cinema/Showbiz
Indore Test: Shami, Ishant combine to pick team hat-trick
Indore, Nov 14 (IANS) A day after skipper Virat Kohli rated his fast bowlers as the best in the world, Indian pacers led by Mohammed Shami grabbed a team hattrick just after tea when Ishant Sharma dismissed Liton Das, on Day 1 of the first Test on Thursday.
2019-11-14
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,Sports,Cricket
Sri Lanka agrees to play two-match Test series in Pakistan
Lahore, Nov 14 (IANS) After a long gap of more than 10 years, Test cricket is all set to make a comeback in Pakistan as Sri Lanka have agreed to play a two-match series, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) announced on Thursday.
2019-11-14
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
New AI tool helps evade Internet censorship in India, China
London, Nov 14 (IANS) Researchers have developed an Artificial Intelligence (AI)-based system that automatically learns to evade censorship in India, China and Kazakhstan.
2019-11-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,Technology,Defence/Security
Ayushmann, Deepika, Ranveer, Alia, Vijay Deverakonda in 1 frame
Mumbai, Nov 14 (IANS) It was a million dollar moment when Deepika Padukone, Ranveer Singh, Alia Bhatt, Ayushmann Khurrana, and Manoj Bajpayee, along with south superstars Vijay Sethupathi, Vijay Deverakonda and Parvathy Thiruvothu, came together to strike a pose for the camera.
2019-11-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Southern Cinema
UP Deputy CM writes to Yogi about scam in LDA
Lucknow, Nov 14 (IANS) This seems to be the season of scams in Uttar Pradesh.
2019-11-14
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Ponting backs Burns' return to Australia Test squad
Canberra, Nov 14 (IANS) Former Australia captain Ricky Ponting on Thursday backed the return of opener Joe Burns to Australia's Test squad and said the return to a left-handed and right-handed opening combination could help the home side in their two Test matches series against Pakistan, starting November 21 in Brisbane.
2019-11-14
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Bipasha Basu shares childhood pic on Children's Day
Mumbai, Nov 14 (IANS) On the occasion of Children's Day, Bipasha Basu has shared black-and-white photographs of her childhood, to take fans on a journey down memory lane.
2019-11-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
'Stricken naphtha-laden tanker biggest problem for Goa'
Panaji, Nov 14 (IANS) The ecological risk posed by a naphtha-laden tanker which ran aground off the coast here last month, poses the "biggest problem" for the state, but not enough has been done to address the issue, South Goa Congress MP Francisco Sardinha said on Thursday.
2019-11-14
Category: India, Goa,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Vodafone Idea crashes 20%, Bharti Airtel down 5%
Mumbai, Nov 14 (IANS) Vodafone Idea on Thursday lost over 20 per cent during the early trade on Thursday on reports that the Department of Telecommunications asked the telecom firms to pay their revenue share dues within three months.
2019-11-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
India key market for us: Vodafone CEO
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) In wake of his criticism of the Indian regulatory environment where he is said to have commented on "unsupportive laws", Vodafone CEO Nick Read, in a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad, has said his company will stay invested in India given the right conditions.
2019-11-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Karnataka ex-MLAs join BJP barring Roshan Baig
Bengaluru, Nov 14 (IANS) Sixteen disqualified Karnataka Assembly legislators, barring Roshan Baig, joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday, following the Supreme Court judgement on Wednesday.
2019-11-14
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Moody's cuts India's growth forecast to 5.6%
Mumbai, Nov 14 (IANS) After cutting India's sovereign ratings, Moody's Investor Services on Thursday cut India's growth forecast to 5.6 per cent, from its earlier 5.8 per cent due to subdued consumer demand, along with sluggish liquidity supply.
2019-11-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Boman Irani: Every child should have access to education
Mumbai, Nov 14 (IANS) Thursday is Children's Day, and veteran actor Boman Irani used the occasion to draw attention to the fact that every child in the country should have access to formal education, although that is not the only way to educate an individual.
2019-11-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Indore Test: Shami snares two in two, leaves B'desh reeling at 140/7 (Tea)
Indore, Nov 14 (IANS) Mohammed Shami grabbed two wickets off the last two balls before tea to dash any Bangladesh hopes of a revival as they were left reeling at 140/7 on Day 1 of the first Test here on Thursday. India skipper Virat Kohli brought back Shami for a short spell before the break to try and get rid of Mushfiqur Rahim as the batsman was looking good for a half century.
2019-11-14
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,Sports,Cricket
Blood feud born out of coal rivalry takes centrestage in Dhanbad (IANS Exclusive)
Ranchi, Nov 14 (IANS) Remember 'Gangs of Wasseypur' -- its fleshed out characters, some whacky, others deadly dangerous, all monochromatic? Press the refresh button, for many of those names are going to leap out of the celluloid frame and be part of our daily narrative again.
2019-11-14
Category: India, Bihar,National
Rahul, Sonia, Manmohan to campaign in Jharkhand
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) Criticised for their lackadaisical attitude during the Haryana and Maharashtra Assembly polls, the Congress has decided to go big on campaigning in Jharkhand that goes to polls in November end.
2019-11-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Naga leaders appeal for cooperation to resolve insurgency
Kohima, Nov 14 (IANS) The Joint Legislators' Forum (JLF) comprising members of the Nagaland Assembly, and two from the Parliament representing the state, has appealed to the people of Assam, Arunachal Pradesh and Manipur to extend all possible cooperation in resolving the vexed Naga insurgency issue to enable peace and stability in the region.
2019-11-14
Category: India, Nagaland,National,Politics,Defence/Security
India PC market grows 15.8% in Q3 2019, Lenovo leads
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) Riding on the back of a free laptop distribution scheme in Tamil Nadu and festival sales, the India traditional PC market inclusive of desktops, notebooks and workstations shipped 3.1 million units, up 15.8 per cent year-over-year (YoY) during the third quarter of 2019, said an International Data Corporation (IDC) report on Thursday.
2019-11-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,National,Technology
What about Azan?: BJP creates row post Sabarimala verdict
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday created a row when its spokesperson Sudesh Verma raised the issue of "Azan", an Islamic prayer early in the morning played through loudspeakers, after the Supreme Court's decison on Sabarimala.
2019-11-14
Category: India, Delhi,National
Sony India to open R&D centre in Bengaluru next year
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) Sony Corporation on Thursday announced to establish a research and development centre in Bengaluru, with plans to open more such R&D centres in the country.
2019-11-14
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Rishi Kapoor shares childhood pic with Anil and Boney Kapoor
Mumbai, Nov 14 (IANS) Veteran actor Rishi Kapoor shared a childhood photograph of himself with brothers Anil and Boney Kapoor.
2019-11-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
'Smart toilets' to monitor and improve health: Study
New York, Nov 14 (IANS) Wearable, smart technologies are transforming the ability to monitor and improve health, but a decidedly low-tech commodity -- the humble toilet -- may have the potential to outperform them all, a new study suggests.
2019-11-14
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Maharashtra: BJP-Sena split unites a divided Congress-NCP
Mumbai, Nov 14 (IANS) Congress Interim President Sonia Gandhi is said to be a happy woman, smiling and grinning from ear-to-ear over the latest political developments in Maharashtra.
2019-11-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,National
Deepika, Ranveer seek Lord Venkateswara's blessings on 1st anniversary
Mumbai, Nov 14 (IANS) Bollywood couple Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh started celebrations of their first wedding anniversary on November 14 by visiting Tirumala Tirupati Temple in Chittoor, Andhra Pradesh, to seek the blessings of Lord Venkateswara.
2019-11-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
S. Korea pip China at FIBA Olympic pre-qualifying tourney
Auckland, Nov 14 (IANS) China lost to South Korea 81-80 in a close Group A match of the FIBA Women's Olympic Pre-Qualifying basketball tournament for Asia-Oceania Region at the Trusts Arena here on Thursday.
2019-11-14
Category: International, New Zealand,Sports,Other Sports
MHA appoints 2 advisors to assist J&K Lt Governor
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) The Ministry of Home Affairs has appointed two advisors to assist the Lieutenant Governor of the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir.
2019-11-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
'JNU always anti-establishment, but you'll see many changes' (IANS Exclusive)
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) After an amped up battle over a fee hike which saw the university students in a joust with Delhi police, JNU Executive Committee on Wednesday evening announced a major roll-back in the hostel fee and other stipulations. It also proposed a scheme for economic assistance to the EWS students. "Time to get back to classes," Education Secretary R. Subrahmanyam tweeted as he provided the information.
2019-11-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
Google Maps update adds new translator feature
San Francisco, Nov 14 (IANS) Google Maps is adding a new translation feature that will allow a phone to speak out a place's name and address in the local lingo in order to help travellers communicate with their hosts more effectively.
2019-11-14
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
'Modi has given up on economy, roped in former PM for help'
Panaji, Nov 14 (IANS) Lashing out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Goa Congress president Girish Chodankar on Thursday said that Modi has given up on the economic front and is now banking on the expertise of former Prime Minister and Rajya Sabha MP Manmohan Singh to revive the country's failing economy.
2019-11-14
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics,Business/Economy
SpaceX completes key Crew Dragon static fire engine tests
Washington, Nov 14 (IANS) The Elon Musk-led SpaceX has completed a series of static fire engine tests of its new passenger spacecraft, Crew Dragon, paving the way for an in-flight launch escape demonstration.
2019-11-14
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
Jharkhand: Ex-Maoist to contest from Maoist-infested Tamar
Ranchi, Nov 14 (IANS) Tamar seat situated on outskirts of Ranchi likely to witness an interesting fight in the forthcoming Jharkhand Assembly polls.
2019-11-14
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Rahane all set to move to DC; RR look to get Markande, Tewatia
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) India's Test deputy Ajinkya Rahane's move to Delhi Capitals is all but done with the franchise waiting for the final approval to come in from the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI). In return, Delhi Capitals will give Rajasthan Royals Mayank Markande and Rahul Tewatia.
2019-11-14
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
'Saand Ki Aankh' special screening organised on Children's Day
Pune, Nov 14 (IANS) A special screening of the recently released Taapsee Pannu and Bhumi Pednekar-starrer "Saand Ki Aankh" has been conducted for students in Pune to mark Children's Day.
2019-11-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Israel-Gaza ceasefire begins 2 days after fighting
Jerusalem/Gaza City, Nov 14 (IANS) A ceasefire came into effect on Thursday after two days of fighting between Israel and militants of the Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ) in Gaza.
2019-11-14
Category: International, Israel,Politics
Ayodhya saint held for remarks on TV debate
Ayodhya, Nov 14 (IANS) Mahant Paramhansdas, who had made some highly derogatory remarks on a TV channel against the Ram Janambhoomi Nyas head, Mahant Nritya Gopal Das, was arrested on Thursday after angry supporters of Nritya Gopal Das surrounded him.
2019-11-14
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
36 women register online for Sabarimala pilgrimage
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 14 (IANS) With a fresh two-month-long Sabarimala season all set to open on Sunday, as many as 36 women have registered through the online booking facility of the temple.
2019-11-14
Category: India, Kerala,National
Govt vindicated, Cong should apologise for Rafale: Rajnath
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday welcomed the Supreme Court verdict in the Rafale case, saying with the dismissal of the review petition the NDA government stands vindicated.
2019-11-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Taapsee Pannu: Education is solution to all problems
Mumbai, Nov 14 (IANS) Actress Taapsee Pannu believes that education is the solution to all problems.
2019-11-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Haryana sees first Cabinet expansion by inducting 10
Chandigarh, Nov 14 (IANS) After 18 days of dilly-dallying, the BJP-led Khattar government in Haryana on Thursday did the first Cabinet expansion by inducting 10 council of ministers, comprising one from its alliance partner, lone woman and an Independent.
2019-11-14
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Maharashtra: BJP-Sena split unites a divided Congerss-NCP
Mumbai, Nov 14 (IANS) Congress Interim President Sonia Gandhi is said to be a happy woman, smiling and grinning from ear-to-ear over the latest political developments in Maharashtra.
2019-11-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,National
Indian-American beauty queen raises funds for drug awareness
Washington, Nov 14 (IANS) An Indian-American student and anti-bullying activist who was crowned Miss World America Washington, was on a quest to raise $1 million for drug addiction and suicide prevention awareness.
2019-11-14
Category: International, United States,Diaspora
ALERT: Moody's cuts India's GDP growth forecast to 5.6% in 2019 from 5.8%
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2019-11-14
Category: International, United States,
FBI report shows 200% hike in anti-Sikh hate crimes
Washington, Nov 14 (IANS) Anti-Sikh hate crime in the US increased by 200 per cent since 2017, making Sikhs the third most commonly targeted religious group in America, the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) annual report for hate crime in 2018 has showed.
2019-11-14
Category: International, United States,Politics
Self-exiled Cambodian oppn leader arrives in Indonesia
Jakarta, Nov 14 (IANS) Sam Rainsy, the self-exiled leader of Cambodias main opposition party, arrived in Indonesia on Thursday, days after making headlines over his possible return to Phnom Penh, where he is wanted for charges he deems were politically motivated.
2019-11-14
Category: International, Indonesia,Politics
Karnataka ex-MLAs join BJP barring Roshan Baig
Bengaluru, Nov 14 (IANS) Sixteen disqualified Karnataka Assembly legislators, barring Roshan Baig, joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday, following the Supreme Court judgement on Wednesday.
2019-11-14
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Michael Vaughan takes a dig at Indian pitches
London, Nov 14 (IANS) Former England skipper Michael Vaughan on Thursday took a dig at the pitch for the first Test between India and Bangladesh at the Holkar Cricket Staium. Asked to bowl, the Indian bowlers reduced Bangladesh to 63/3 as Umesh Yadav, Mohammed Shami and Ishant Sharma bagged a wicket apiece.
2019-11-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Amethi DM removed after Smriti's tweet
Lucknow, Nov 14 (IANS) The Yogi Adityanath government, on Thursday, removed the district magistrate of Amethi, Prashant Sharma from his post.
2019-11-14
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Ashwin picks 250th wicket at home; third after Kumble, Harbhajan
Indore, Nov 14 (IANS) India's spin spearhead R. Ashwin on Thursday became the third spinner after Anil Kumble and Harbhajan Singh to pick 250 wickets on Indian soil. He achieved the feat during the second session of the first Test against Bangladesh at the Holkar Cricket Stadium as he cleaned up skipper Mominul Haque for 37.
2019-11-14
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,Sports,Cricket
Mafia created sand scarcity, says Chandrababu Naidu
Vijayawada, Nov 14 (IANS) Former Andhra Pradesh chief minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Thursday alleged that the sand scarcity in the state was created by sand mafia which was active with the full support of Chief Minister Y. S. Jagan Mohan Reddy.
2019-11-14
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Google redesigns Play Store for Wear OS
San Francisco, Nov 14 (IANS) Google Play on Wear OS is slightly better now as the tech giant has given it a design facelift with some refreshing tweaks.
2019-11-14
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
UK's Conservatives promise to cut 'immigration overall'
London, Nov 14 (IANS) The UK Home Secretary Priti Patel has said that the ruling Conservatives would reduce "immigration overall" to the country after Brexit if they won the December 12 general election.
2019-11-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
India's Oct wholesale price inflation eases to 0.16%
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) India's annual rate of inflation based on wholesale prices eased to 0.16 per cent in October from 0.33 per cent in September, official data showed on Thursday.
2019-11-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Sexually aggressive people watch porn more: Study
London, Nov 14 (IANS) Although pornography is connected with sexual aggression over time, but researchers have found that porn use could not predict sexual aggression, as people reported with sexually aggressive tendencies were more likely to watch a lot of pornography.
2019-11-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
SC dismisses review petition in Rafale deal
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) The Supreme Court dismissed the review petition in the Rafale deal issue, saying "we found nothing in it", BJP leader and senior lawyer Ajay Agarwal said here on Thursday.
2019-11-14
Category: India, Delhi,National
Federer talks about retirement before ATP finals QF tie
London, Nov 14 (IANS) Swiss tennis great Roger Federer has provided an insight on his future plans.
2019-11-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
If there is no football, I have to go: Chile coach Rueda
Santiago (Chile), Nov 14 (IANS) Reinaldo Rueda has cast doubt over his future as Chile head coach after a decision was made to cancel his team's friendly against Peru in Lima next week.
2019-11-14
Category: International, Iraq,Sports,Football
Crunching numbers with peace
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANSlife) Young and middle-aged corporates in sharp suits and expensive watches are standing in a disciplined queue. But they wont be content with just an autograph. Most of them also want pictures with him. 'Him has no problem obliging. Its his moment. He is nothing short of a rockstar right now.
2019-11-14
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,IANS Life,National
'You wanted Zlatan, I gave you Zlatan..now go back to watch baseball'
Washington, Nov 14 (IANS) Zlatan Ibrahimovic has announced his departure from LA Galaxy, ending his two-year stint with the team as one of the most electrifying players in the Major League Soccer (MLS).
2019-11-14
Category: International, United States,Sports,Football
Don't give up on stopping Brexit: EU's Tusk
Brussels, Nov 14 (IANS) Donald Tusk, the outgoing European Council (EC) President, has urged Britons who will vote in the UK's December 12 general election, to not "give up" on stopping Brexit.
2019-11-14
Category: International, Belgium,Politics
Venice flooded by highest tide in more than 50 years
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) Venice has been hit by its highest tide in more than 50 years, leaving much of the Italian city under water and at least two persons dead, a media report said.
2019-11-14
Category: International, India,Environment/Wildlife
Israel-Gaza 'ceasefire begins' after 2 days of fighting
Jerusalem/Gaza City, Nov 14 (IANS) A ceasefire came into effect on Thursday after two days of fighting between Israel and militants in Gaza, it was reported.
2019-11-14
Category: International, Israel,Politics
MHA yet to convince states, UTs on outsourcing summons
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) is trying to convince the states and union territories to outsource the service of issuing summons as most of them were found to be reluctant to start this initiative, sources said on Thursday.
2019-11-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Bancroft recalled to Australia Test Squad for Pak series
Canberra, Nov 14 (IANS) Opening batsman Cameron Bancroft has been included in the 14-member Australian Test squad for the two-match series against Pakistan, starting November 21 in Brisbane.
2019-11-14
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Challenge is to leave behind legacy: U17 Women's WC director Roma Khanna
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) Much like its male counterpart, the FIFA U17 Women's World Cup is not one of the most popular events among those that football's governing body conducts. However, the 2017 U17 World Cup that was held in India garnered record numbers which raises hopes for a similar showing at the 2020 edition of the Women's U17 World Cup which will be held in the country in just under a year's time.
2019-11-14
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
AI tool to predict life expectancy in heart failure patients
New York, Nov 14 (IANS) Researchers have developed an artificial intelligence (AI) tool to predict life expectancy in heart failure patients.
2019-11-14
Category: International, United States,Technology,Health/Medicine
Farage rebuffs Johnson's last-minute poll pact
London, Nov 14 (IANS) UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson offered a last-minute electoral pact for the December 12 general election to Nigel Farage vowing to ditch 40 Labour-held seats to the latter's Brexit Party if they stood down elsewhere, but the deal was rebuffed, it was reported.
2019-11-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Lifestyle fixes to avoid diabetes
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANSlife) Diabetes is a condition that affects millions of Indians, but small lifestyle changes can help you tackle it.
2019-11-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
'Being natural is the most beautiful thing'
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANSlife) Vartika Singh was recently crowned with the title of Miss Diva Universe 2019 and is all set to represent India at the prestigious Miss Universe 2019. In a conversation with IANSlife, the 28-year-old beauty queen shares her beauty secret, regime and favourite make-up products.
2019-11-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Democrats steer impeachment hearings towards national security risk, bribery
New York, Nov 14 (IANS) Watched by millions on TV, the Democrats steered the impeachment hearings against President Donald Trump towards allegations that his actions endangered national security and that he effectively tried to bribe Ukraine.
2019-11-14
Category: International, United States,Politics
Mathematician Vashishth Narayan Singh passes away
Patna, Nov 14 (IANS) Famous mathematician Vashishth Narayan Singh passed away here on Thursday. He was 77.
2019-11-14
Category: India, Bihar,National,Science/Tech
Children's Day treat for your young ones
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) Surprise your kids with these healthy delicacies specially curated for Children's Day.
2019-11-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Kerala govt should not precipitate Sabarimala issue: Madhav
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) BJP leader Ram Madhav on Thursday welcomed the Supreme Court judgment on Sabarimala, saying that since it has not upheld last year's order allowing entry of women of all ages into the temple, the Kerala government should "not precipitate the matter".
2019-11-14
Category: India, Delhi,National
Microsoft AI boss Harry Shum to leave firm in 2020
San Francisco, Nov 14 (IANS) Harry Shum -- a Microsoft veteran and the executive vice president in charge of its artificial intelligence (AI) and research group, is leaving the firm in early 2020, the company has announced.
2019-11-14
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
SC refers Sabarimala issue to larger 7-judge bench (2nd Lead)
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) The Supreme Court in a 3:2 verdict referred the Sabarimala review pleas to the larger bench. However, there is no stay on the September 28, 2018, judgement, which lifted the ban on the entry of women aged between 10 and 50.
2019-11-14
Category: India, Delhi,National
Motorola launches foldable 'Razr', coming to India soon
Los Angeles, Nov 14 (IANS) Lenovo-owned Motorola on Wednesday launched its much-awaited vertically foldable smartphone 'Moto Razr' at a price of $1500 at an event here and is expected to launch in India along with other markets soon.
2019-11-14
Category: International, United States,Technology
Ayyappa devotees welcome SC referring Sabarimala to larger bench
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 14 (IANS) Many in Kerala expressed happiness as the Supreme Court on Thursday referred the issue of entry of women into Sabarimala temple and other religious places to a larger seven-judge bench.
2019-11-14
Category: India, Kerala,National
AIFF & FSDL secure DSport as I-League broadcasters
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) All India Football Federation (AIFF) has signed a three-year deal with Lex Sportel Vision Pvt. Ltd. to broadcast the I-League on DSport starting 2019-20 season. The 13th edition of I-League is scheduled to commence from November 30 featuring 11 teams and 110 matches.
2019-11-14
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
N power: Rise in developing nations, decline in developed ones
Chennai, Nov 14 (IANS) The nuclear power sector will see growth in the developing economies like Russia, China and India over next two decades, while several developed economies are planning to phase out their plants and opting for renewables that are competitive, said the global credit rating agency Standard and Poor's (S&P).
2019-11-14
Category: International, India,International
Priyanka compares 'Quantico', 'The White Tiger' shoot prep
Mumbai, Nov 14 (IANS) Walking down the memory lane, Indian actress Priyanka Chopra has drawn a comparison of her shooting preparations between the American show "Quantico" and the upcoming adaptation of "The White Tiger".
2019-11-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Sarah Glenn earns maiden call-up to England women's team
London, Nov 14 (IANS) Leg-spinner Sarah Glenn has earned her maiden call-up to the England women's 15-member squad for their three-match ODI and as many T20I series against Pakistan, starting on December 9 in Malaysia.
2019-11-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Indore Test: Indian pacers pick three to peg back B'desh
Indore, Nov 14 (IANS) The old adage goes that morning shows the day. But for Bangladesh, the joy ended with winning the toss and batting first in the opening Test of the two-Test series between India and Bangladesh at the Holkar Cricket Stadium on Thursday. At the end of the opening session, it was the Indian bowlers who had stolen the show as the Bangladesh scorecard read 63/3 with skipper Mominul Haque (22) and Mushfiqur Rahim (14) at the crease.
2019-11-14
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,Sports,Cricket
An act of literary resistance
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANSlife) In a room full of English- and Spanish-speakers, young Mexican poet Nadia Lopez Garcia blazed forth, unapologetically reading her poems in one of the indigenous Mixtec languages that have half a million speakers globally.
2019-11-14
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,IANS Life,National
HK braces for violent clashes on 4th day of protests
Hong Kong, Nov 14 (IANS) Hong Kong was on Thursday bracing for more traffic chaos and possibly violent clashes as protesters have pledged to carry on with their new strategy of paralysing the city's transport links on weekdays for the fourth day in a row.
2019-11-14
Category: International, Hong Kong,Politics
Chile cancels friendly match with Peru
Santiago (Chile), Nov 14 (IANS) Chilean football governing body ANFP has announced the cancelation of a friendly match against Peru next week because of ongoing civil unrest in Chile.
2019-11-14
Category: International, Iraq,Sports,Football
A Gaurav Gupta bride is liberated with sense of elation, rhythm
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANSlife) Gaurav Gupta is one of the few designers in the county who offers up-to-date and chic bridal ensembles. They are contemporary, stylish and guess what, they can be worn often and not just heirlooms to be put into storage after your big day.
2019-11-14
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,IANS Life,National
Pizza Hut launches new fun ad campaign with Bhuvan Bam
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANSlife) Pizza Hut on Thursday launched its first ad campaign with popular YouTuber Bhuvan Bam.
2019-11-14
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,IANS Life,National
BRICS nations accelerated economic growth : Modi
Brasilia, Nov 14 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said that despite the global economic recession, the BRICS countries -- Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa -- contributed to economic development and brought millions out of poverty.
2019-11-14
Category: International, Brazil,Diplomacy
Camila gets 'Shakespeare in love' quote as first ink
Los Angeles, Nov 14 (IANS) Pop star Camila Cabello has got her first tattoo.
2019-11-14
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
SC dismisses review petition in Rafale deal
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed a review petition seeking a probe into the Rafale deal.
2019-11-14
Category: India, Delhi,National
Want to be a mixed martial arts world champion: Ritu Phogat
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) Indian wrestling superstar Ritu Phogat is set to make her professional mixed martial arts debut when she takes on Korea's Nam Hee Kim in an atomweight contest. The pair faced-off on Thursday at an open workout and are scheduled to meet in the ONE Championship ring at ONE: AGE OF DRAGONS, which will take place on November 16, at the Cadillac Arena in Beijing, China.
2019-11-14
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Robert Pattinson: I think there's a ballerina inside me
Los Angeles, Nov 14 (IANS) Actor Robert Pattinson is eager to push his body to the limit and transform himself into a ballet dancer on screen. He says he feels there is a ballerina inside him.
2019-11-14
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Adidas unveils home jersey for real Kashmir FC
Mumbai, Nov 14 (IANS) Sportswear giant Adidas and Jammu & Kashmir based football club Real Kashmir FC have unveiled the club's 2019-2020 home jersey dedicating it to fans of the club. The club, which played in the I-League for the very first-time last season, attracted massive crowds in both home and away games across the country, becoming one of the most loved clubs across India.
2019-11-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Football
Spike Lee to direct hip-hop love story 'Prince of Cats'
Los Angeles, Nov 14 (IANS) Filmmaker Spike Lee will direct a big-screen version of the hip-hop love story "Prince of Cats", based on Ron Wimberlys graphic novel.
2019-11-14
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Want to be a mixed martial arts world champion: Ritu Phogat
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) Indian wrestling superstar Ritu Phogat is set to make her professional mixed martial arts debut when she takes on Korea's Nam Hee Kim in an atomweight contest. The pair faced-off on Thursday at an open workout and are scheduled to meet in the ONE Championship ring at ONE: AGE OF DRAGONS, which will take place on November 16, at the Cadillac Arena in Beijing, China.
2019-11-14
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Mark Wahlberg joins Tom Holland in 'Uncharted' movie
Los Angeles, Nov 14 (IANS) Actor Mark Wahlberg is in final talks to co-star with Tom Holland in "Uncharted", an upcoming adaptation of the hit video game.
2019-11-14
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
China unveils experiment for landing on Mars
Beijing, Nov 14 (IANS) China on Thursday unveiled an experiment simulating the process of a probe hovering, avoiding obstacles and descending to land on Mars.
2019-11-14
Category: International, China,Politics
ALERT: SC cautions Rahul Gandhi, lets him off in Rafale contempt case
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2019-11-14
Category: International, United States,
Millions of Americans tune in to 1st impeachment hearing of digital era
New York, Nov 14 (IANS) Millions of Americans tuned in to the first day of the public phase impeachment inquiry against US President Donald Trump as at least half a dozen of America's news television networks and hundreds of livestream conduits delivered more than six hours of ad free reality content and the first two-star witnesses delivered new and damning evidence about a straight line tying the White House to personal political favours from a vulnerable foreign ally.
2019-11-14
Category: International, United States,Politics
Delhi AQI at 470 in emergency zone
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) The air pollution emergency in Delhi persisted on Thursday with an overall air quality index (AQI) of 470 in the severe plus category.
2019-11-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Health/Medicine
Indian expat in Sharjah arrested for abusing wife
Sharjah, Nov 14 (IANS) An Indian expat was arrested by Sharjah Police after his wife posted a video of herself on social media saying he violently assaulted and abused her, a media report said on Thursday.
2019-11-14
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Diaspora
Don't try to scare us, sanjay Raut tells BJP
Mumbai, Nov 14 (IANS) Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut on Thursday asked the Bharatiya Janata Party not to scare or intimidate it, and let the Sena choose its own political path, here.
2019-11-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
SC refers Sabarimala issue to larger 7-judge bench
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Thursday referred the issue of entry of women into Sabarimala temple and other religious places to a larger seven-judge bench.
2019-11-14
Category: India, Delhi,National
SC refers Sabarimala verdict to larger 7-judge bench
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Thursday referred the issue of entry of women into Sabarimala temple and other religious places to a larger seven-judge bench.
2019-11-14
Category: India, Delhi,National
Death toll from Australian bushfires reach 4
Sydney, Nov 14 (IANS) The death toll from the devastating fires in eastern Australia has risen to four as firefighters raced against the clock on Thursday to contain the blazes ahead of the weekend when conditions were expected to worsen.
2019-11-14
Category: International, Australia,Politics
US Senate confirms Trump pick to head DHS
Washington, Nov 14 (IANS) The US Senate has voted to confirm Chad Wolf as undersecretary in charge of the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) Office of Strategy, Policy and Plans, a move that paved the way for him to become the acting DHS chief as he was earlier appointed.
2019-11-14
Category: International, United States,Politics
Now, Rafale judgement awaited
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Thursday will pronounce judgement on the Rafale deal, which was made an election issue by the Opposition citing corruption. The apex court had reserved the verdict on the deal in May this year.
2019-11-14
Category: India, Delhi,National
NZ to hold referendum on euthanasia in 2020
Wellington, Nov 14 (IANS) New Zealand will become the first country in the world to put euthanasia to a binding public vote after lawmakers passed a bill in parliament.
2019-11-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Why Jeff Bezos picked books to be Amazon's first product
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) Do you know why Jeff Bezos decided to sell books, and not CDs, online 22 years ago? A rediscovered 1997 video has revealed why the richest man of Earth chose books over CDs to be Amazon's first product.
2019-11-14
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Climate change to hit health of Indian children hard: Lancet
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) Children in India will be particularly vulnerable to the ill effects of climate change such as worsening air quality, higher food prices and rise in infectious diseases, warns a new study published in the journal The Lancet.
2019-11-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Health/Medicine
Will abide by the Supreme Court verdict: Devasom chief
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 14 (IANS) The Travancore Devasom Board (TDB) has said they will abide by the the Supreme Court verdict when it is delivered on Thursday on a batch of petitions seeking re-examination of its decision to allow entry of women of all age group to the famed Sabarimala temple.
2019-11-14
Category: India, Kerala,National
Campaigning ends for SL presidential election
Colombo, Nov 14 (IANS) Clean governance, boosting economic growth and ensuring national security were at the forefront of key messages delivered by Sri Lanka's presidential contenders, as they ended their campaigns ahead of the vote on Saturday.
2019-11-14
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Politics
Sabarimala: When gender equality clashed against religious practice
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) The Supreme Court will on Thursday pronounce judgement on the review petitions filed on the entry of women of all age groups into the Sabarimala temple.
2019-11-14
Category: India, Delhi,National
Disney Plus surpasses 10mn subscribers on launch day
San Francisco, Nov 14 (IANS) Disney has announced that over 10 million subscribers have signed up for its online streaming service Disney Plus (Disney+) on its first day of operation.
2019-11-14
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Aussie footballer Sam Kerr signs with Chelsea
Sydney, Nov 14 (IANS) Australian football star Sam Kerr has signed a two-and-a-half-year deal with English team Chelsea in the Women's Super League (WSL), the 26-year-old striker revealed on Thursday.
2019-11-14
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Football
Political leaders pay tributes to Nehru on birth anniversary
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) On the 130th birth anniversary of the country's first Prime Minister Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, leaders from across the political spectrum paid homage to him.
2019-11-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Facebook kills 3.2bn fake a/c, 11.4mn hate speech posts
San Francisco, Nov 14 (IANS) As the US Presidential election approaches, Facebook said that it has removed more than 3.2 billion fake accounts in the April-September period along with taking action on 11.4 million hate speech posts in the same period.
2019-11-14
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Tata Communications joins Microsoft in connected car space
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) Tata Communications has announced it is working with Microsoft to help speed up the development of new innovative connected car applications.
2019-11-14
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Sensex, Nifty opens marginally higher
Mumbai, Nov 14 (IANS) Sensex and Nifty on Thursday opened marginally higher.
2019-11-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Ayodhya verdict: Muslim litigant to file review if AIMPLB supports
Ayodhya, Nov 14 (IANS) Five days after the Supreme Court announced its verdict on the Ayodhya issue, Mohammad Umar, son of one of the first Muslim litigants, has said that he is ready to file a review petition after an approval from All-India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB), an apex body of the community.
2019-11-14
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Religion
Current monetary policy may remain appropriate: US Fed Chair
Washington, Nov 14 (IANS) The current stance of the US' monetary policy is "likely to remain appropriate" as long as the economy stays on track, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said at a hearing held by the Joint Economic Committee of Congress.
2019-11-14
Category: International, United States,Politics
BJP leader complains against Ayushman Yojana in UP
Lucknow, Nov 14 (IANS) Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and former state president, Laxmikant Bajpai, has informed the Uttar Pradesh Health Minister Jai Pratap Singh about the misuse of the Prime Minister's Ayushman Yojana which guarantees free health care to the poor.
2019-11-14
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Trump 'big fan' of Erdogan, defends him against outraged Congress
Washington, Nov 14 (IANS) US President Donald Trump has declared himself a "big fan" of his visiting Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan and defended the latter against criticism from Congress, which is still angered by Ankara's offensive in northern Syria.
2019-11-14
Category: International, United States,Politics
4 injured in Anpara turbine blast in UP
Sonebhadra (Uttar Pradesh), Nov 14 (IANS) Four assistant engineers suffered serious burn injuries in a blast in the turbine generator unit of 500 MW Anpara D thermal power station in Uttar Pradesh's Sonebhadra district.
2019-11-14
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Interim President takes charge in Bolivia
La Paz, Nov 14 (IANS) Bolivia's interim President Jeanine Anez has taken charge and appointed a new military high command and government even as erstwhile head of state Evo Morales proclaimed from Mexico that he was ready to return to the Andean nation "if the people ask it".
2019-11-14
Category: International, Paraguay,Politics
VHP wants Ram temple on its model, mosque outside cultural limits
Ayodhya, Nov 14 (IANS) Sharp differences are emerging between various Hindu organizations, saints and Akharas over the construction of the grand Ram temple in Ayodhya.
2019-11-14
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
FB shares data on child abuse, terror content on Instagram
San Francisco, Nov 14 (IANS) Facebook has shared for the first time data on how it takes action against child nudity and child sexual exploitation, terrorist propaganda, illicit firearm and drug sales and suicide and self-injury on its photo-sharing app Instagram.
2019-11-14
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Smriti Irani rebukes Amethi DM for his behaviour
Amethi, Nov 14 (IANS) Union minister and MP from Amethi, Smriti Irani, on Wednesday evening, chided the district magistrate of Amethi for misbehaving with the brother of a slain Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) worker.
2019-11-14
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Court rules against Trump's plea to keep financial records from Congress
Washington, Nov 14 (IANS) A US court has ruled against President Donald Trump's appeal upholding an earlier ruling that affirmed Congress' investigative authority to seek the President's eight years of financial records.
2019-11-14
Category: International, United States,Politics
WH withdraws Republican donor's Ambassadorship bid
Washington, Nov 14 (IANS) The White House formally withdrew the nomination Republican donor Doug Manchester as the US Ambassador to the Bahamas.
2019-11-14
Category: International, United States,Politics
PML-N rejects 'conditional permission' for Sharif's travel
Islamabad, Nov 14 (IANS) The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) on Thursday rejected the Imran Khan government's "conditional permission" granted to former prime minister Nawaz Sharif to go abroad for medical treatment.
2019-11-14
Category: International, Pakistan,International
1st Test: Bangladesh opts to bat against India (Toss)
Indore, Nov 14 (IANS) Bangladesh skipper Mominul Haque won the toss and opted to bat against India in the first Test of the two-match series at the Holkar Cricket Stadium, here on Thursday.
2019-11-14
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,Sports,Cricket
Pakistan, China agree to work on 4 key projects
Islamabad, Nov 14 (IANS) Pakistan and China have agreed to work on four key projects for oil and gas cooperation including finalisation of feasibility study on South North Gas Pipeline Project by Power China International Group of Companies and upgradation of Pakistan Refinery Ltd, Karachi.
2019-11-14
Category: International, Pakistan,International
Nearing completion, ICP Dawki to boost India-B'desh trade (IANS Exclusive)
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) India is likely to complete its seventh Integrated Check Post (ICP) at Dawki in Meghalaya on India-Bangladesh border in the next four months to boost cross-border trade and the efficient management of border crossings.
2019-11-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Govt initiates safeguard probe in SMOF imports
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) The Directorate General of Trade Remedies under the Commerce Ministry has initiated a safeguard investigation concerning imports of "Single Mode Optical Fibre" into India.
2019-11-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Reham Khan wins defamation case, pay-out, apology
Islamabad, Nov 14 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan's former wife Reham Khan has received substantial libel damages and a public apology from a private Pakistani television channel in connection with a programme that was broadcast in the UK in June 2018, in which the Railways Minister Sheikh Rasheed accused her of getting money from the PML-N leader Shehbaz Sharif.
2019-11-14
Category: International, Pakistan,International
Rule changes can make F1 more competitive: Carlos Sainz
Sao Paulo, Nov 14 (IANS) Spanish driver Carlos Sainz (McLaren) has said that while a podium finish is a remote possibility for him under the existing arrangements in Formula 1, the sweeping changes set for 2021 could create new opportunities for teams outside the dominant trio of Mercedes, Ferrari and Red Bull.
2019-11-14
Category: International, Brazil,Sports,Motorsports
Nirbhaya case: Complaint filed against sole eyewitness
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) Father of one of the convicted murderer in the Nirbhaya gang rape and murder case has filed a complaint with the Delhi Police against the sole witness in the case.
2019-11-14
Category: India, Delhi,National
17 York Road: Where Nehru used to meet Edwina (Nov 14 is Jawaharlal Nehru's b'day)
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) The 17 York Road (now Moti Lal Nehru Road) Lutyen Zone bungalow was the first official residence of Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru when he came to Delhi to head the interim government in 1946. He lived there till there till August 1, 1948 before he moved to the Robert Tor Russell designed Teen Murti house. When India got freedom on August 15, 1947, Pt. Nehru went to Red Fort to address the nation from this 17 York Road. 17 York Road was used as his headquarters during the whole period of negotiations for Indias independence.
2019-11-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Nadal rallies from brink for 1st win at ATP Finals
London, Nov 14 (IANS) Rafael Nadal saved a match point and rallied from two service breaks down in the third set to edge Russia's Daniil Medvedev 6-7 (3-7), 6-3, 7-6 (7-4) and record his first victory at this year's ATP Finals.
2019-11-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
Trump snipes at India on climate change with questionable facts
New York, Nov 14 (IANS) US President Donald Trump has sniped at India over climate change, claiming that garbage from India lands on the shores of the US and questioning why it should be paid to help fight climate change.
2019-11-14
Category: International, United States,Politics
Karnataka by-polls hold key to BJP government survival
Bengaluru, Nov 14 (IANS) Results of the 15 assembly by-elections on December 5 would decide the survival of the over 4-month BJP government in Karnataka, as the ruling party is still short of 8-9 seats for even a simple majority (113) in the 225-member House.
2019-11-14
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Pompeo meets Norwegian counterpart on NATO meeting
Washington, Nov 14 (IANS) US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with his Norwegian counterpart Ine Eriksen Soreide in Washington, discussing the upcoming North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) leaders meeting and other issues.
2019-11-14
Category: International, United States,Politics
Ousted CG Power CFO claims 'loopholes' in Vaish report
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) In a scathing rebuttal to the Vaish report which suggested a fraud by former CG Power and Industrial Solutions executives, including its erstwhile Chairman Gautam Thapar, V.R. Venkatesh, the ex-CFO of the company who was also implicated in the alleged fraud, has said that the report was "biased and concocted" and did not reflect several proceedings of the investigation.
2019-11-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Guaido supporters occupy Venezuela's embassy in Brazil
Brasilia, Nov 14 (IANS) Supporters of Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido occupied that nation's embassy in Brazil here after saying that several diplomatic personnel had withdrawn their support for leftist Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro.
2019-11-14
Category: International, Brazil,Politics
6 killed in fired caused by oil spill in northern Egypt
Cairo, Nov 14 (IANS) At least six people were killed and 15 others injured in a fire caused by the leakage of an oil pipeline in Beheira Province north of the capital Cairo, the Egyptian Ministry of Health said in a statement.
2019-11-14
Category: International, Egypt,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Rohingyas turn to Argentinian justice system over 'genocide'
Buenos Aires, Nov 14 (IANS) A Rohingya organisation has filed a complaint in Argentina over alleged crimes against the ethnic group in Myanmar, defence sources said.
2019-11-14
Category: International, Costa Rica,Politics
Jordan, US finalise details of 2019 aid cash transfer
Amman, Nov 14 (IANS) The US Embassy in Jordan said that the Jordanian and US governments are finalizing the details of the 2019 cash transfer as part of the assistance to Jordan.
2019-11-14
Category: International, Jordan,Politics
US stocks close mixed after trading higher
New York, Nov 14 (IANS) US stocks ended mixed on Wednesday. The Dow increased 0.33 per cent to 27,783.59, and the S&P 500 rose 0.07 per cent to 3,094.04, while the Nasdaq decreased 0.05 per cent to 8,482.10.
2019-11-14
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy
UN agencies to launch regional plan for Venezuelan refugees
United Nations, Nov 14 (IANS) Two UN agencies are launching a $1.35 billion plan to aid millions of people who have fled Venezuela, as well as their host communities, a UN spokesman said.
2019-11-14
Category: International, United States,Politics
Iran condemns killing of Palestinian Islamic Jihad leader
Tehran, Nov 14 (IANS) Iran's Foreign Ministry strongly condemned Israel's attack on the Gaza Strip and the assassination of the leader of Palestinian Islamic Jihad, Tehran Times daily reported on Wednesday.
2019-11-14
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
Stewart: Not glorifying characters in 'Charlie's Angels'
Los Angeles, Nov 14 (IANS) Actress Kristen Stewart says upcoming "Charlie's Angels" isn't glorifying the characters as heroes, but is about "outsmarting someone for a good reason".
2019-11-14
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
France commemorates 2015 Paris terror attacks victims
Paris, Nov 14 (IANS) France on Wednesday paid tribute to 130 people killed across Paris in coordinated attacks claimed by the Islamic State (IS) on November 13, 2015.
2019-11-14
Category: International, France,Politics
'Israeli occupation root cause of conflict, violence'
Amman, Nov 14 (IANS) Jordanian Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi said that the Israeli occupation was the root cause of conflict and violence.
2019-11-14
Category: International, Jordan,Politics
Kuwait condemns Israeli deadly raids on Gaza
Kuwait City, Nov 14 (IANS) Kuwait expressed utter rejection and condemnation of Israel's raid on the Palestinian Gaza Strip, the Foreign Ministry said.
2019-11-14
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Politics
Modi invites Brazilian Prez to be chief guest at R Day parade
Brasilia, Nov 14 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday invited Brazilian President Jair Messias Bolsonaro to be the Chief Guest at the Republic Day 2020, which the Brazilian president has accepted.
2019-11-14
Category: International, Brazil,Politics
Modi, Putin hold 'excellent' talks, strengthen bilateral ties
Brasilia, Nov 14 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi had an "excellent" meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin on the sidelines of the BRICS summit here, during which the two leaders reviewed the full range of bilateral ties.
2019-11-14
Category: International, Brazil,Politics
Modi, Xi meet again after Mahabalipuram, add vigour to ties
Brasilia, Nov 14 (IANS) Holding bilateral talks nearly a month after the Mahabalipuram informal summit, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping agreed on the importance of maintaining close dialogue on matters relating to trade and investment.
2019-11-14
Category: International, Brazil,Politics
Arjun Rampal set to return with supernatural thriller
Mumbai, Nov 14 (IANS) Actor Arjun Rampal, who next will be seen in the supernatural thriller "Anjaan", says he will start shooting for the film in March next year.
2019-11-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Liam Payne: Fame is like having a weird midlife crisis
London, Nov 14 (IANS) One Direction star Liam Payne tasted success at a young age. He thinks fame is like having a weird midlife crisis.
2019-11-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz
Vardhan Puri on traits he imbibed from 'Dadu' Amrish Puri
Mumbai, Nov 14 (IANS) Amrish Puri's grandson Vardhan Puri is all set to make his Bollywood debut, not just as an actor but also as the screenplay writer of his first film. The newcomer sounds confident and excited about his debut film. "Yeh Saali Aashiqui".
2019-11-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
India condemns Modi's fake letter to CJI on Ayodhya verdict
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) India has strongly condemned a fake letter circulating in Bangladesh's local media claiming that Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed it to Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi, congratulating the five-judge Supreme Court bench for "their stupendous contribution to Hindu Rashtra".
2019-11-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Suhana Khan's pic from her play is trending
Mumbai, Nov 14 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan's daughter Suhana Khan is currently studying in New York. However, she is quite regular when it comes to staying in touch with her admirers back home, thanks to social media posts.
2019-11-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Soha Ali Khan: We should have more films based on children
Nov 14 (IANS) Actress Soha Ali Khan, who is the mother of a two-year-old daughter named Inaaya, feels there should be more films based on children in our country because the genre has an audience.
2019-11-14
Category: India, New Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Mindtree sale brews Coffee Day net in Q1
Bengaluru, Nov 14 (IANS) Coffee Day Enterprise Ltd (CDEL) on Wednesday reported Rs 1,509 crore net profit for the first quarter (Q1) of fiscal 2019-20, on the back of Rs 1,659 crore-gain from the sale of equity stake held in its former software major Mindtree.
2019-11-14
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy
Shashi Tharoor takes to stand-up comedy
Mumbai, Nov 14 (IANS) Congress MP Shashi Tharoor is all set for a new role in life. The former diplomat, who has been a successful author and whose rich English vocabulary often has people scurrying for the dictionary, is now in the mood to give stand-up comedy a shot.
2019-11-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Politics
Assets disclosure should not impinge on judges privacy: SC
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Wednesday while holding that the office of Chief Justice of India is a public authority under the Right to Information Act, said that disclosure related to assets of judges should not impinge upon the personal information and right to privacy of the judges.
2019-11-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Meghalaya CM welcomes asset declaration directive
Shillong, Nov 14 (IANS) Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Sangma on Wednesday welcomed the State Lokayukta's directive asking all the State government employees to declare their assets and liabilities, including those held by spouses and children
2019-11-14
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Politics
Ex-cricketer Aakash Chopra's 2010 tweet goes viral
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) Former cricketer Aakash Chopra on Wednesday retweeted his 2010 tweet on cricketer Deepak Chahar, which trended for quite a while on Twitter throughout the day.
2019-11-14
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Nilam Sawhney appointed Andhra Chief Secretary
Amaravati, Nov 14 (IANS) Senior IAS officer Nilam Sawhney was on Wednesday appointed as the new Chief Secretary of Andhra Pradesh.
2019-11-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Wanlura Diengdoh appointed as judge of Meghalaya HC
Shillong, Nov 14 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind on Wednesday appointed Wanlura Diengdoh, a senior judicial officer, as a judge of the Meghalaya High Court with effect from the date he assumes charge of his office.
2019-11-14
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Bulbul losses could go up to Rs 50K cr: Mamata
Kolkata, Nov 14 (IANS) Losses caused by cyclone Bulbul in West Bengal could climb to Rs 50,000 crore, with 15 lakh hectares of agricultural land damaged by the calamity on Saturday night, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said on Wednesday after making an aerial survey of the affected areas of North 24 Parganas district.
2019-11-14
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Mentally ill woman gangraped in Kolkata
Kolkata, Nov 14 (IANS) An inmate of a women's home for mentally ill was allegedly gangraped after being abducted from a road in the city's south-eastern fringes after she fled from the centre by breaking a lock, the police said on Wednesday.
2019-11-14
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
DoT asks telcos to pay AGR dues in 3 months after self-assessment
New Delhi, Nov 13 ( IANS) The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) on Wednesday sent notices to the telcos, asking them to pay the Adjusted Gross Revenue (AGR) dues on a self-assessment basis within the next three months.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Doubting correctness, SC refers Aadhaar judgement to larger bench
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Wednesday referred to a larger bench the issue of examining the validity of the passage of the Finance Act 2017 as Money Bill.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
President's rule in Maha constitutional: Amit Shah
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) BJP President Amit Shah has finally broken his silence over the ongoing power tussle in Maharashtra, which is presently under President's rule.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
'Make criteria for judicial positions in public domain'
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) As the five-judge Constitution bench on Wednesday agreed to bring the Chief Justice of India under the ambit of Right To Information Act (RTI), one of the judges Justice Dhananjaya Y. Chandrachud pitched for making criteria for appointments in public domain as it will fulfil the purpose of the Right To Information Act.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
SpiceJet's Q2 total net loss widens to over Rs 462 cr
Mumbai, Nov 13 (IANS) Airliner SpiceJet's 2019-20 second quarter total net loss has widened to Rs 462.6 crore on account of grounding of Boeing 737 MAX along with the change in accounting standard.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Food prices spike Oct retail inflation to 4.62% (Roundup)
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) A substantial rise in food prices lifted India's October retail inflation to 4.62 per cent from 3.99 per cent in September, official data showed on Wednesday.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Migrants to benefit from relaxed Aadhaar norms
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) The government has amended rules that will allow citizens to use their Aadhaar number for know-your-customer (KYC) requirements even if their current address does not match with the address mentioned in their Aadhaar card.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National
Deepika among my finest co-actors: Vikrant Massey
Mumbai, Nov 13 (IANS) Actor Vikrant Massey, who will soon be seen in the Meghna Gulzar-directed "Chhapaak", only has glowing praise for Deepika Padukone, his co-star in the film.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Cherry blossoms fest begins in Meghalaya
Shillong, Nov 13 (IANS) The celebration of the unique autumn flowering of Himalayan cherry blossoms began in Meghalaya on Wednesday.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Art/Culture/Books
Naga couple who posed with assault rifles arrested
Dimapur, Nov 13 (IANS) Nagaland Police on Wednesday arrested the couple who posed with automatic assault rifles at their wedding reception in this commercial town of Nagaland. The couple was released on bail bond later.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Nagaland,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
U-17 football: Tigresses, Lionesses set up summit clash
Kalyani (West Bengal), Nov 13 (IANS) Fourteen goals were scored in the two matches played on the second day of the FSDL organised U-17 women's football tournament here on Wednesday.
2019-11-13
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
Amid protest, Babul visits cyclone-hit areas
Kolkata, Nov 13 (IANS) Union Minister Babul Supriyo faced black flag demonstration and 'go back' slogans from ruling Trinamool Congress workers as he visited cyclone Bulbul-affected people in 24 Parganas South district of West Bengal on Wednesday.
2019-11-13
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Amaravati Startup Project was not feasible, says Andhra
Amaravati, Nov 13 (IANS) Under attack from the Opposition and various quarters for terminating Amaravati Capital City Startup Project to be developed by a consortium of Singapore companies, the Andhra Pradesh government on Wednesday clarified that the project was not feasible.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Delhi schools shut till November 15
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) With air pollution in the city again touching 'emergency' levels, the Delhi government on Wednesday ordered schools in the national capital to remain shut till Friday.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Education must for tolerance, says Kumar of 'Super 30' fame
Dubai, Nov 13 (IANS) Founder of famous 'Super 30' coaching classes, Anand Kumar who is known for providing free quality higher education to underprivileged students, on Wednesday said education is the only way to make the world a better place.
2019-11-13
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,National,Education
Vedanta wins Jamkhani coal block in Odisha
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) Vedanta Limited has emerged as the highest bidder for the Jamkhani coal block in Sundargarh district, Odisha, in the 10th tranche of the captive coal block auction.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Check bank accounts with Google Pay soon
San Francisco, Nov 13 (IANS) After Apple and Facebook, Google is all set to take a plunge into the financial world, with a bank near you.
2019-11-13
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Public hearings start in Trump's impeachment process
New York, Nov 13 (IANS) The hearings for US President Donald Trump's impeachment moved from an underground secret chamber to national television on Wednesday with two diplomats testifying before a Congressional committee investigating allegations against Trump.
2019-11-13
Category: International, United States,Politics
In a first, FinMin seeks response of industry on tax rates
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) In line with Finance Minister Nirmala Sithraman's policy of discussion with stakeholders on policy matters, in a first the Finance Ministry has started the next budget planning by inviting suggestions on changes in direct and indirect taxes, including their rates, from industry and trade associations.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Scribe murder: CBI arrests senior police officer in Tripura
Agartala, Nov 13 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Wednesday arrested a senior police officer in connection with the murder of a local newspaper journalist inside the complex of the 2nd Battalion headquarters of Tripura State Rifles (TSR), the police said.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Tripura,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
SC says Chief Justice Office under RTI Act
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) The office of the Chief Justice of India (CJI) is covered by the Right to Information (RTI) Act since it is a public authority, the Supreme Court ruled on Wednesday in a landmark judgement as it answered the question "how transparent is transparent enough."
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Punjab to give Rs 2,500 relief for not burning paddy straw
Chandigarh, Nov 13 (IANS) The Punjab government on Wednesday decided to pay Rs 2,500 per acre as compensation to those small and marginal farmers, who have not burnt paddy straw.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Punjab,National,Environment/Wildlife
Congress calls meeting of senior leaders on Nov 16
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) Ahead of the crucial Parliament session and the five-phased Jharkhand Assembly polls from November 30, the Congress has called a meeting of all the general secretaries, state in-charges on November 16 to prepare a roadmap.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Clubs set rivalry aside, offer Jhingan helping hand
Mumbai, Nov 13 (IANS) A little more than a month after he picked up a partial tear of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL), India international and Kerala Blasters FC defender Sandesh Jhingan has successfully undergone surgery and is on the road to recovery.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Football
Wipro to drive telecom infra project's 5G adoption
Bengaluru, Nov 13 (IANS) Global software major Wipro has entered into an agreement with Telecom Infra Project (TIP) to drive its 5G adoption, the company said on Wednesday.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy,Technology
I don't see any succession plan in place after me: Gopichand
Mumbai, Nov 13 (IANS) Indian badminton does not have a replacement for head national coach Pullela Gopichand and that is why he is still around.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Badminton
Efforts on to save lives of migratory birds: Gehlot
Jaipur, Nov 13 (IANS) Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Wednesday said the death of birds at Sambhar Lake is "very worrying".
2019-11-13
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Environment/Wildlife
Chidambaram's judicial custody extended till Nov 27
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) A Delhi Court on Wednesday extended the judicial custody of former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram in the money laundering case relating to INX Media till November 27.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
RITES reports Q2 profits of Rs 237.21 cr
Mumbai, Nov 13 (IANS) RITES on Wednesday recorded reported profits of Rs 237.21 crore for the September quarter as against a profit of Rs 111.87 crore in the corresponding quarter last year.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Token seat not accepted this time: Chirag Paswan (IANS Exclusive)
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) The Lok Janshakti Party, which is ready to contest the Assembly elections in Jharkhand alone on 50 seats, has made it clear that it doesn't want to contest polls on a token seat.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Indo-France joint military Exercise Shakti-2019 concludes
Jaipur, Nov 13 (IANS) The closing ceremony of the joint military exercise between Indian and French Army, 'Exercise SHAKTI-2019' concluded at Mahajan Field Firing Range, Rajasthan, on Wednesday.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Defence/Security
Delhi schools shut for 2 days
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) The Delhi government on Wednesday ordered schools in the national capital to remain closed till Friday as air pollution in the city touched 'emergency' levels.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Environment/Wildlife
Court convicts 46 in Yanam factory rioting case
Puducherry, Nov 13 (IANS) The Chief Judicial Magistrate on Wednesday convicted 46 people and sentenced them to two-year jail term in cases of rioting that occurred at the Yanam plant of Regency Ceramics in 2012, here.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Pondicherry,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
DoT asks telcos to submit AGR dues within 3 months
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) on Wednesday asked telcos to submit the Adjusted Gross Revenue (AGR) amount based on self-assessment as per the Supreme court order.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Special Olympics badminton C'ship kicks off in Bangkok
Bangkok, Nov 13 (IANS) Over 150 delegates from 14 countries are taking part in the inaugural Special Olympics Asia Pacific Unified Badminton Championship, which is being held in Bangkok from November 13 to 16.
2019-11-13
Category: International, Thailand,Sports,Badminton
SC verdict on Rafale deal on Thursday
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Thursday will pronounce judgement on the Rafale deal, which was made an election issue by the Opposition citing corruption. The apex court had reserved the verdict on the deal in May this year.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Two-year imprisonment for sand hoarders in Andhra
Amaravati, Nov 13 (IANS) With sand shortage hitting the construction industry in Andhra Pradesh and causing distress among workers, the state government on Wednesday announced that those hoarding sand will face two-year imprisonment.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
I don't see any succession plan in place after me: Gopichand
Mumbai, Nov 13 (IANS) Indian badminton does not have a replacement for head national coach Pullela Gopichand and that is why he is still with them.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Badminton
Clubs set rivalry aside, offer Jhingan a helping hand
Mumbai, Nov 13 (IANS) A little more than a month after he picked up a partial tear of his anterior cruciate ligament (ACL), India international and Kerala Blasters FC defender Sandesh Jhingan has successfully undergone surgery and is on the road to recovery.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Football
Kangana finds it hard to learn Tamil for 'Thalaivi' role
Mumbai, Nov 13 (IANS) Actress Kangana Ranaut, who will next be seen playing former Tamil Nadu chief minister, the late J. Jaylalithaa, in the forthcoming multilingual biopic "Thalaivi", admits finding it difficult to learn the Tamil language. She added that she is learning the language as per demand of the films script.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
LaLiga not looking to get back on Indian television: League MD
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) LaLiga is not considering the possibility of getting back on televisions in India, the league's managing director for India Jose Cachaza said on Wednesday. With Sony Pictures Network ending its LaLiga broadcast partnership with Facebook for India in August, the league has been available for streaming solely on the social media platform this season.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Abbas doesn't fancy 'Baazigar' remake; open to sequel
Mumbai, Nov 13 (IANS) Abbas-Mustans 1993 Diwali release "Baazigar", which was a superhit on release and has now become a cult flick, has completed 26 years. The filmmaker duo is excited as well as nostalgic.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Cinema/Showbiz
DM Noida orders closure of all schools for two days
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) Schools in Noida will remain shut on November 14-15 due to the severe pollution levels in the Delhi NCR region.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
TERI sugests RWA firecrackers burning to check pollution
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) has prepared a plan for solving Delhi's air pollution crisis and among the recommendations is community burning of firecrackers.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Jadhav appeal in civilian court: Pak army denies move
Islamabad, Nov 13 (IANS) The Pakistani military has scotched reports that Pakistan is to amend the Army Act to allow Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav the right to file an appeal in a civilian court.
2019-11-13
Category: International, Pakistan,International
Ousted CG Power CFO claims 'loopholes' in Vaish report
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) In a scathing rebuttal to the Vaish report which suggested a fraud by former CG Power and Industrial Solutions executives, including its erstwhile Chairman Gautam Thapar, V.R. Venkatesh, the ex-CFO of the company who was also implicated in the alleged fraud, has said that the report was "biased and concocted" and did not reflect several proceedings of the investigation.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Does Death Stranding offer a new video game genre?
San Francisco, Nov 13 (IANS) As mixed reviews followed the release of Hideo Kojimas Death Stranding, the video game also triggered a debate on whether it creates a new genre altogether.
2019-11-13
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Telangana turns down idea of ex-judges' panel on TSRTC strike
Hyderabad, Nov 13 (IANS) The stalemate over the strike by employees of the Telangana State Road Transport Corp (TSRTC) continued for 40th day on Wednesday as the state government did not agree to a suggestion by the Telangana High Court for a panel of three former Supreme Court judges to help end the standoff.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Little chance of Tamil issue resolution in Lanka, says new book
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) There is very little chance of resolution of the Tamil issue in Sri Lanka, and particularly so if Gotabaya Rajapaksa, former defence secretary and brother of former president Mahinda Rajapaksa, wins the November 16 presidential elections, says a new book on the island nation.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books
In JNU 'rollback', only BPL students to benefit (2nd Lead)
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) After announcing "major rollback" in the hostel fee and other stipulations, it turns out the Jawaharlal Nehru University administration has found a way to not capitulate before protesting students while accepting some of the demands.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
Food prices spike Oct retail inflation to 4.62% (2nd Lead)
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) A substantial rise in food prices lifted India's October retail inflation to 4.62 per cent from 3.99 per cent in September, official data showed on Wednesday.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
BSES launches blockchain tech platform for power trading
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) In a major environment-friendly digital initiative, Delhi electricity distribution company (discom) BSES on Wednesday announced that BSES Rajdhani Power Ltd (BRPL) has partnered Australias Power Ledger, a global leader in blockchain technology, to launch consumer-to-consumer (peer-to-peer or P2P) solar power trading on a trial basis.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife,Technology
'Ops Kamal' may return, all 17 rebels to join BJP in K'taka
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) All the 17 rebel MLAs, who so far are not BJP members, will formally join the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party on Thursday and 15 of them are very likely to be fielded in the upcoming by-election in Karnataka to be held on December 5, says a senior functionary of the party. What's more? The 'Operation Kamal' may be back with more opposition MLAs jumping to BJP, post the by-elections.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National
BSE seeks clarification on new whistleblower's complaint
Mumbai, Nov 13 (IANS) The BSE on Wednesday sought clarification from Infosys over news of a second whistleblower accusing Infosys Chief Executive Officer Salil Parekh of misconduct.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Insecticides India Q2 profit up 13%
Mumbai, Nov 13 (IANS) Agrochemical company Insecticides India's profit after tax for the quarter ended September stood at Rs 49 crore, up by 13.6 per cent from the corresponding quarter of the previous year.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Prince Charles visits gurdwara, tries flipping 'chapati'
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) Britain's Prince Charles on Wednesday paid obeisance at the Bangla Sahib gurdwara here, during which he tried his hand at 'seva' or voluntary service in the community kitchen on the holy premises.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Politics
IPL: MI rope in Boult, Ankit Rajpoot traded to RR
Mumbai, Nov 13 (IANS) Defending Champions Mumbai Indians on Wednesday announced that they have roped in New Zealand pace spearhead Trent Boult for the upcoming season of the Indian Premier League.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Kabaddi World Cup to be held in Punjab from Dec 1-9
Chandigarh, Nov 13 (IANS) The Kabaddi World Cup will be held from December 1 to 9, it was announced by Punjab's Sports Minister Rana Gurmit Singh Sodhi here on Wednesday.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Punjab,Sports,Other Sports
Religious bias led to IIT-M student's death: MMK leader
Chennai, Nov 13 (IANS) Manitheneya Makkal Katchi (MMK) leader M.H. Jawahirullah on Wednesday demanded a probe by Crime Branch Crime Investigation Department (CBCID) into the suicide of Fathima Latheef, a bright first year student of the Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT-M).
2019-11-13
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Education,Politics
Robots to help Indian Army fight terror in Kashmir
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) From helping in cordon-and-search ops, negotiating obstacles to lobbing grenades at terrorists holed up in buildings, the Indian Army will soon have robots to help it in counter-insurgency operations in Jammu and Kashmir.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National
DDoS attacks rose by a third in Q3 2019: Kaspersky
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) In the third quarter of 2019, the number of Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks rose by a third compared to the previous quarter and Q3 2018, shows data from cybersecurity firm Kaspersky.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology,Defence/Security
Ayushmann's 'Dream Girl' heads to Hong Kong
Mumbai, Nov 13 (IANS) Actor Ayushmann Khurrana's "Dream Girl" will release in Hong Kong on December 5.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Audio-visual anthem released for IFFI 2019
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) Ahead of the launch of the 50th edition of the International Film Festival of India (IFFI), Information and Broadcasting Secretary Amit Khare on Wednesday unveiled the audio-visual anthem, showcasing the clips of several content driven and impactful films including "Bajirao Mastaani" and "Bhaag Milkha Bhaag".
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Apple introduces 16-inch MacBook Pro for Rs 199,900
Cupertino (California), Nov 13 (IANS) Apple on Wednesday unveiled an all-new 16-inch MacBook Pro with up to 80 per cent faster performance for Rs 199,900.
2019-11-13
Category: International, Mexico,Technology
Chhattisgarh CM to meet President on Paddy procurement
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel is to meet President Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday on the issue of procurement of paddy with an incentive in the state. He will be accompanied by his cabinet colleagues.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
NCP-Congress-Sena: A beehive of meetings for govt formation (2nd Lead)
Mumbai, Nov 13 (IANS) A day after Maharashtra went under President's Rule, the state is witnessing a series of hectic formal/informal meetings and discussions at various levels among the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), Shiv Sena and Congress in a bid to form the government.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Have spoken to SAI about access to sports psychologists: Reid
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) Indian men's hockey coach Graham Reid said that there have been conversations with the Sports Authority of India (SAI) to gain access to sports psychologists as the team starts its build-up towards the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Earlier in November, India had confirmed qualification for Tokyo 2020 by beating Russia 11-3 in a two-legged qualifier that was held in Bhubaneswar.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Hockey
Need to protect children from drugs, sex, alcohol: Goa guv
Panaji, Nov 13 (IANS) There is a need to protect children from drugs, sex, alcohol, hard labour, abuse and violence, newly appointed Goa Governor Satya Pal Malik said on Wednesday in his message ahead of Children's Day.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
HAL net soars 116% in Q2
Bengaluru, Nov 13 (IANS) State-run defence major Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) on Wednesday reported Rs 621-crore net profit for the second quarter (Q2) of fiscal 2019-20, registering a 116 per cent annual growth from Rs 287 crore in the same period a year ago.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy
Punjab to host World Kabaddi Cup from Dec 1
Chandigarh, Nov 13 (IANS) The World Kabaddi Cup, dedicated to the 550th birth anniversary of Sikhism's founder Guru Nanak Dev, will be held from December 1 to 10 in Punjab, state Sports and Youth Services Minister Rana Gurmit Sodhi said on Wednesday.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Punjab,Sports,Other Sports
MedPlus eyes Rs 2,800 crore turnover during FY20
Hyderabad, Nov 13 (IANS) India's leading pharmacy MedPlus on Wednesday said it expects over 24 per cent growth in revenues to close 2019-20 with Rs 2,800 crore turnover.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Business/Economy
Trident Hotel Mumbai plays key role in Maha govt formation
Mumbai, Nov 13 (IANS) One of the key targets during the November 2008 Mumbai terror strikes, the Trident Hotel has become the epicenter of power negotiations for government formation in Maharashtra, coincidentally during the same month.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
SC fumes on idea to keep convicted lawyer under observation
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) "Are we a nursing home or hospital, who will keep a lawyer under observation", observed the Supreme Court in the matter of a lawyer whose apology was not found "genuine and bonafide" by the Nagpur bench of Bombay High Court.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Delhi polls: Full statehood demand may take back seat
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) The demand for full statehood for Delhi has been a major poll plank in the Assembly elections which the national capital has seen, but the political parties seem to be no more keen on raking up the issue as fresh elections approach.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Our fast bowlers best in the world: Kohli
Indore, Nov 13 (IANS) India skipper Virat Kohli on Wednesday rated the team's pace battery as the best in the world, saying he wanted to see the fast bowlers rule world cricket one day and that is what is happening right now.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,Sports,Cricket
Blood feud born out of coal rivalry takes centrestage in Dhanbad (IANS Exclusive)
Ranchi, Nov 13 (IANS) Remember 'Gangs of Wasseypur'? Its fleshed out characters, some whacky, others deadly dangerous, all monochromatic. Press the refresh button, for many of those names are going to leap out of the celluloid frame and be part of our daily narrative again.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Everything you need to know about Facebook Pay
San Francisco, Nov 13 (IANS) Marking its foray into the digital payments system, Facebook has launched a new payments system named Facebook Pay which lets users send money to friends, shop and donate on the social networking platform and Messenger.
2019-11-13
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Congress leader to visit Ayodhya
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) Against the backdrop of Supreme Court judgement on Ayodhya temple issue, Congress leader and former Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat will be visiting the site on November 29, making him the first leader from the party to do so.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Religion
Delhi Nursery Admission: Get forms from November 29
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) The Nursery admissions for open seats in private unaided recognized schools of Delhi for the session 2020-21, will begin from November 29, the Directorate of Education (DoE) announced on Wednesday.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
Punjab signs pact for promotion of products of MSMEs
Chandigarh, Nov 13 (IANS) A memorandum of understanding was signed here on Wednesday by state-run Invest Punjab with startup Pumpkart for e-commerce promotion and selling of products of micro small and medium enterprises (MSMEs).
2019-11-13
Category: India, Punjab,Business/Economy
Being captain of a side makes you more responsible: Mominul
Indore, Nov 13 (IANS) Bangladesh's new captain Mominul Haque on Wednesday said the pressure of leadership is not sitting heavily on him as he is enjoying the new role, ahead of their first of the two Tests against India here.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,Sports,Cricket
Twitterati take aim at Sena for talks with Cong, NCP
Mumbai, Nov 13 (IANS) With the Shiv Sena trying to form government in Maharashtra with the help of Congress and NCP, Twitterati were quick to remind Uddhav Thackeray's party that it was partnering with the same people it had fought in the recently concluded elections.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics,Technology
'Traditional wholesale lost half its revenue share post DeMo, GST'
Mumbai, Nov 13 (IANS) A report on consumer goods distribution channels has revealed that while modern trade and e-commerce have gained significant revenue share after the "twin shock" to the economy, demonetisation and Goods and Services Tax (GST), traditional wholesale has lost half its revenue share.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Google's 'Project Nigtingale' triggers federal inquiry in US
San Francisco, Nov 13 (IANS) Google's partnership with US healthcare organisation Ascension over health data collection of millions of Americans through its "Project Nightingale" has triggered a federal probe, the media reported on Wednesday.
2019-11-13
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Football Delhi to launch Juvenile Homes Football League
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) Football Delhi is all set to launch a Juvenile Homes Football League at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here from November 14 to December 15.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Green product launched in Punjab to counter stubble burning
Chandigarh, Nov 13 (IANS) Agri-biotech company Kan Biosys on Wednesday launched an eco-friendly product here to tackle the problem of stubble burning.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Punjab,National,Environment/Wildlife,Business/Economy
Rajnath on two-day visit to Arunachal Pradesh
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) Defence Minister Rajnath Singh will inaugurate a strategically-located river bridge in Arunachal Pradesh, apart from attending other events, during a two-day visit to the north-eastern state beginning November 13, sources said here on Wednesday.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Faridabad doctor family murder: Accused arrested in Shirdi
Faridabad, Nov 13 (IANS) Police on Wednesday arrested a man who allegedly killed four members of a family inside their home here last week.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Lanka's presidential poll to see two contestants face off
Colombo, Nov 13 (IANS) Sri Lanka goes to the polls on Saturday for a presidential election that will see two powerful contestants -- former defence chief Gotabaya Rajapaksa, and cabinet minister Sajith Premadasa -- pitted against each other.
2019-11-13
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Politics
Mulayam Singh admitted to hospital in Lucknow
Lucknow, Nov 13 (IANS) Samajwadi Party patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav was admitted to the Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences (SGPIGMS) on Wednesday evening after he complained of uneasiness and breathlessness.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
India's Oct retail inflation spikes to 4.62%
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) A substantial rise in food prices lifted India's October retail inflation to 4.62 per cent from 3.99 per cent in September, official data showed on Wednesday.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Pvt Jet terminal at Delhi airport from 2020 (IANS Special)
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) The national capital's Indira Gandhi International Airport will soon sport a dedicated terminal for private jets by early next year, a senior company official has said.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National
Rupee tumbles 63 paise, falls to Rs 72 per dollar
Mumbai, Nov 13 (IANS) The domestic currency ended sharply lower on Wednesday over weak macro numbers and soft capital market sentiments. The rupee slipped to its lowest in two months at Rs 72.09 a dollar from its previous close of Rs 71.46.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Pakistan to reopen closed Hindu temples
Islamabad, Nov 13 (IANS) Considering the long-standing demand of Pakistan's Hindu community, the Imran Khan government has decided to reopen the closed Hindu temples and also renovate them.
2019-11-13
Category: International, Pakistan,International
Vodafone's JV in India in precarious situation: HSBC
New Delhi/London, Nov 13 (IANS) Global brokerage major HSBC has noted that Vodafones joint venture (JV) in India is in a precarious situation after Vodafone's global CEO reiterated that there will be no further injection of group equity into India.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Market, investors keenly await Q2 numbers of Airtel, Voda
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) Vodafone Idea and Airtel will release their Q2 earnings on Thursday which is being eagerly awaited by market, investors and industry in the wake of the sudden dues payment scenario of a whopping Rs 83,000 crore within three months as directed by the Supreme Court.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Engagement with China intensified in 5 years: Muraleedharan
Sonipat, Nov 13 (IANS) India's engagement with China has intensified at all levels during the past five years as the two countries did not let differences between them become disputes, Minister of State for External Affairs V. Muraleedharan has said.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Haryana,National,Education,Politics
Elon Musk announces next Tesla Gigafactory in Berlin
Berlin, Nov 13 (IANS) After Shanghai in China, Elon Musk has chosen Berlin as Tesla's next Gigafactory outside of the US. During an awards ceremony here on Tuesday, Musk said Tesla's European gigafactory will be built in the Berlin area.
2019-11-13
Category: International, Germany,Technology
Ola Electric appoints BVR Subbu as board member
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) Ola Electric on Wednesday appointed BVR Subbu as a member of its board of directors.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Too much ultra-processed foods can lower heart health
New York, Nov 13 (IANS) If you are eating too much ultra-processed foods, stop consuming it now as researchers have found that eating fast food is linked to lower heart health.
2019-11-13
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Pakistan minister slams upcoming Hindi flick 'Panipat'
Islamabad, Nov 13 (IANS) Slamming upcoming Bollywood movie "Panipat", Pakistan's Science and Technology Minister Fawad Chaudhary on Wednesday said that the movie has distrorted historical facts to portray Ahmad Shah Abdali as a "cruel" Muslim ruler.
2019-11-13
Category: International, Pakistan,International
After protests, JNU rolls back proposed hostel fee hike
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) Bowing to pressure from the agitating students, the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) administration on Wednesday scaled down the hike in hostel charges and other proposed decisions, describing it as a "major rollback".
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Politics
SC to deliver verdict on Sabarimala temple on Thursday
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) The Supreme Court will on Thursday pronounce judgement on the review petitions filed on the entry of women of all age groups into the Sabarimala temple.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion
NYSE operator ICE opens tech centre in Hyderabad
Hyderabad, Nov 13 (IANS) Intercontinental Exchange Inc (ICE), a leading operator of global exchanges, including the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and clearing houses, and provider of data and listings services on Wednesday announced the launch of its India operations with the opening up of a tech facility in Hyderabad.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Business/Economy,Technology
IPL: Ankit Rajpoot traded to RR; Boult to MI
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) Fast bowler Ankit Rajpoot will represent Rajasthan Royals in the 2020 edition of the Indian Premier League after a successful trade by Kings XI Punjab. The right-arm fast bowler who joined KXIP in 2018 has played 23 IPL matches and has 22 wickets.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
'JNU has always been anti-establishment, but you'll see many changes' (IANS Exclusive)
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) After an amped up battle over a fee hike which saw the university students in a joust with Delhi police, JNU Executive Committee on Wednesday evening announced a major roll-back in the hostel fee and other stipulations. It also proposed a scheme for economic assistance to the EWS students. "Time to get back to classes," Education Secretary R. Subrahmanyam tweeted as he provided the information.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
BCA chief writes to Ganguly, wants BCCI President to solve mess in Bihar
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) Bihar Cricket Association (BCA) President Jagnnath Singh has written to the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) President Sourav Ganguly apprising him of the supposed illegal activities taking place in Bihar cricket at present under the alleged protection and umbrella of BCCI GM Cricket Operations Saba Karim.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
BSNL to raise Rs 15000 cr through sovereign bonds next month
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) State run BSNL plans to issue sovereign bonds for raising Rs 15,000 crore next month, its chairman and MD P. K. Purwar has said.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
JNU has always been anti-establishment, but you'll see many changes (IANS Exclusive)
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) After an amped up battle over a fee hike which saw the university students in a joust with Delhi police, JNU Executive Committee on Wednesday evening announced a major roll-back in the hostel fee and other stipulations. It also proposed a scheme for economic assistance to the EWS students. "Time to get back to classes," Education Secretary S. Subrahmanyam tweeted as he provided the information.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
May extend Odd-Even, if required: Kejriwal
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday said the Odd-Even scheme may be extended if the air quality continues to deteriorate.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
India's Silicon Valley hosts summit on AI, machine learning
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) At a time when Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning is taking over the world, the Silicon Valley of India - Bengaluru - hosted a vibrant summit on the issue.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
India's Oct retail inflation spikes to 4.62%
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) A substantial rise in food prices lifted India's October retail inflation to 4.62 per cent from 3.99 per cent in September, official data showed on Wednesday.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Punjab, Haryana procured over 200 lakh tonnes paddy
Chandigarh, Nov 13 (IANS) Agrarian states Punjab and Haryana have procured over 200 lakh tonnes of paddy this kharif season, food and supplies officials said on Wednesday.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Punjab,Business/Economy
Shalmali Kholgade: I want to be a pop star like Beyonce
Mumbai, Nov 13 (IANS) Singer Shalmali Kholgade says she aspires to be a pop star like Beyonce.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Karnataka disqualified MLAs joining BJP on Thursday
Bengaluru, Nov 13 (IANS) Elated by the Supreme Court's ruling partially in their favour, all the 17 disqualified legislators are joining the ruling BJP on Thursday ahead of the December 5 by-elections, a party official said on Wednesday.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Congress hails SC quashing arbitary appointments in tribunals
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) The Congress on Wednesday hailed the Supreme Court for rejecting the amendments on special tribunals under the Finance Bill and said that the order has closed the doors for making arbitary appointments by the Narendra Modi-led government.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Important to play an attacking game as opener in T20s: Dhawan (IANS interview)
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) The first six overs in a T20 game is considered the most crucial as both the batting and bowling team look to grab early advantage and with the World T20 in Australia less than a year away, India opener Shikhar Dhawan is very clear that for him it will be all about attacking from the word go Down Under.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
John Legend is People's 'Sexiest Man Alive'
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) He's already got an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony under his belt. And now, John Legend ? one of the nicest guys in Hollywood ? has been crowned this year's Sexiest Man Alive by People magazine.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Power Grid to float InvIT to monetise transmission assets
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) The government's asset monetisation programme will take off from March next year when the central transmission utility Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd (PGCIL) floats an infrastructure investment trust (InvIT) - a first by a public sector undertaking (PSU) - to unlock value from its operational transmission assets and free up long-term capital for further investments.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Akhil to represent Blackbirds Hyderabad in XI Racing League
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) Promising young Indian driver Akhil Rabindra, the only Asian to be selected for the Aston Martin Drivers Academy earlier this year, will be participating in the inaugural edition of the X1 Racing League, a franchise-based motorsports competition powered by JK Tyre Motorsports. He'll represent the team from the capital city of Telangana, named Blackbirds Hyderabad. The X1 Racing League follows the X1 Racing eSports Racing season 1, a digital-simulator based league that is currently being held across India.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Motorsports
Sohum Shah thrilled to be part of 'The Big Bull'
Mumbai, Nov 13 (IANS) Actor-filmmaker Sohum Shah of "Tumbbad" fame is happy to be a part of the "extremely engaging" film "The Big Bull", which also stars Abhishek Bachchan.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Land Rover's Defender to make appearance in Bond film
London, Nov 13 (IANS) Land Rover's New Defender will be making a starry appearance alongside Daniel Craig in the upcoming "No Time To Die" as the car has been used for several stunt sequences.
2019-11-13
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Dhawan launches cricket bat sensor app StanceBeam Striker
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) India opener Shikhar Dhawan on Wednesday launched StanceBeam's flagship product, the StanceBeam Striker, a smart cricket bat sensor.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Police use batons, tear gas on BJP protestors in Kolkata
Kolkata, Nov 13 (IANS) Police made a baton charge, lobbed tear gas shells and used water cannons to disperse hundreds of belligerent BJP youth wing leaders who tried to march to the Kolkata Municipal Corporation headquarters on Wednesday protesting against a host of issues including the civic body's failure to control the Dengue menace in the city.
2019-11-13
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Jimmy to be seen in 'different avatar' in 'Rangbaaz Phirse'
Mumbai, Nov 13 (IANS) Actor Jimmy Sheirgill, who will a part of the second season of "Rangbaaz", says he will be seen in a completely different avatar in the upcoming crime thriller series.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Congress demands probe into alleged Yeddyurappa tapes
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) The Congress on Wednesday hailed the Supreme Court judgement in the Karnataka MLAs disqualification case and demanded that the BJP government in the state should order a probe into the roles of Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa and Union Home Minister Amit Shah in the alleged "Operation Kamala 0.2" tapes.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Pawar to meet Sonia to discuss M'rashtra govt formation
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) NCP supremo Sharad Pawar will be meeting Congress interim President Sonia Gandhi this weekend to firm up alliance talks with the Shiv Sena to form a government in Maharashtra, said sources.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Haryana's first Cabinet expansion on Thursday
Chandigarh, Nov 13 (IANS) After 17 days of Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar and his deputy Dushyant Chautala taking oath of office and secrecy, the first Cabinet expansion will be held on Thursday, the government said here on Wednesday.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Chandigarh National Crafts Mela from November 15
Chandigarh, Nov 13 (IANS) The 11th edition of the Chandigarh National Crafts Mela will kick-off from Friday at Kalagram here, an announcement was made on Wednesday.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Punjab,National,Business/Economy
Transport disruptions continue across Hong Kong
Hong Kong, Nov 13 (IANS) Protesters on Wednesday continued to block roads and obstruct railway services in several districts of Hong Kong for the third consecutive day.
2019-11-13
Category: International, Hong Kong,Politics
Anahat Singh wins GU-13 title at Eastern Slam squash
Kolkata, Nov 13 (IANS) Anahat Singh on Wednesday won the GU13 title at the Eastern Slam squash championship that was held in Kolkata. The 11-year-old beat Navya Sundarajan from Delhi in 3 straight sets 11-1, 11-0, 11-9.
2019-11-13
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Other Sports
Facebook Pay arrives in the US, WhatsApp Pay next in India?
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) Before WhatsApp Pay finally arrives in India, Facebook has launched its own payment system beginning with users in the US that will work across its app ecosystem -- Facebook, Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
India look for much-needed win against Afghanistan (Preview)
Dushanbe (Tajikistan), Nov 13 (IANS) The Indian football team will look to register a much-needed win and convert their goalscoring chances when they take on Afghanistan in a FIFA World Cup qualifier on Thursday.
2019-11-13
Category: International, Tajikistan,Sports,Football
Shalmali Kholgade: I want to be a pop star like Beyoncé
Mumbai, Nov 13 (IANS) Singer Shalmali Kholgade says she aspires to be a pop star like Beyoncé.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
IAF may buy HAL's trainer aircraft, Air Chief to take sortie
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) is likely to float a Request for Proposal (RFP) with the state-run Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) this December for purchasing homemade HTT-40 basic aircraft for training its pilots, sources said here on Wednesday.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
E-cigarettes more harmful to heart than tobacco: Study
New York, Nov 13 (IANS) Researchers have found that electronic nicotine delivery systems, such as e-cigarettes might be just as harmful to the heart, than traditional cigarettes.
2019-11-13
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
After students' protest, JNU rolls back hostel fee hike
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) The Jawaharlal Nehru University's executive committee on Wednesday rolled back the proposed hostel fee hike and also has now proposed a scheme for economic assistance to students from Economically Weaker Sections (EWS).
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Politics
Gurugram hotspots dominate NCR pollution list
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) Gurugram is the most polluted city in Delhi-NCR on Wednesday with four out of the five most polluted areas falling within the city, as per Skymet AQI app data.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Mars 2020 landing site could preserve signs of past life
New York, Nov 13 (IANS) The landing site of the Mars 2020 rover that NASA plans to launch next year could preserve signs of ancient life on the Red Planet, says a new study.
2019-11-13
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
People denied stable govt: SC in Karnataka case
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) In a significant observation, the Supreme Court on Wednesday said citizens are being denied stable governments because of horse trading and other such corrupt practices even as it paved the way for 17 disqualified MLAs of Congress and JD(U) in Karnataka to contest Assembly bypolls slated for December 5.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Punjab CM asks SGPC to pay $20 fee for Pak visit
Chandigarh, Nov 13 (IANS) With footfall at the Kartarpur Corridor reportedly quite low, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Wednesday asked the "cash-rich" SGPC to pay the $20 per pilgrim fee for travel out of their own coffers, at least to the 'yellow card' holders who simply can not afford to pay the amount.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics,Religion
Israel will continue to hit Islamic jihad: Netanyahu
Jerusalem, Nov 13 (IANS) Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Wednesday that Israel's army will countinue to strike Gaza's Islamic Jihad group if rocket fire towards Israel continues.
2019-11-13
Category: International, Israel,Politics
Deepika shares Ranveer's anniversary beauty prep picture
Mumbai, Nov 13 (IANS) Actress Deepika Padukone shared a glimpse of her actor husband Ranveer Singh's beauty preparations for their first wedding anniversary.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Six die in auto-truck collision in Bihar
Bihar Sharif, Nov 13 (IANS) Six people were killed and two received serious injuries after a speeding truck rammed into an auto-rickshaw in Giriyak area of Nalanda district in Bihar on Wednesday morning. The condition of the injured people is said to be critical.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Congress' agitation to include SPG cover withdrawal
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) The Congress has extended by 10 more days its mass protest programme to raise the pitch against government over withdrawal of SPG protection to the Gandhi family and economic slowdown among other issues.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Sensex ends 229 pts lower after drastic fall in IIP
Mumbai, Nov 13 (IANS) Weak industrial data resulted in broad-based selling in the markets on Wednesday. With none of the sectoral indices managing to finish in the green, the benchmark Sensex closed 229 points lower.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Police use batons, tear gas on BJP protestors in Kolkata
Kolkata, Nov 13 (IANS) Police made a baton charge, lobbed tear gas shells and used water canons to disperse hundreds of belligerent BJP youth wing leaders who tried to march to the Kolkata Municipal Corporation headquarters on Wednesday protesting against a host of issues including the civic body's failure to control the Dengue menace in the city.
2019-11-13
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Israel-Gaza tension: Death toll rises to 15
Gaza, Nov 13 (IANS) Three Palestinians were killed on Wednesday in a fresh Israeli air strike on central Gaza Strip, bringing the number of Palestinians that have been killed since Tuesday up to 15, said doctors.
2019-11-13
Category: International, Palestinian Territory, Occupied,Politics
Scam in UP Home Guards' attendance, probe begins
Lucknow, Nov 13 (IANS) After the recent provident fund scam in the Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation, another scam in the state has now come to light related to allotting duties to home guards, according to the police on Wednesday.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Centre to security wings: Sensitise judiciary about NGOs
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) The Union government has asked chiefs of Central and state security agencies to sensitise the judiciary about non-government organisations (NGOs) and think-tanks which may be involved in anti-India activities, sources said on Wednesday.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Women, Gen Z forthcoming about intimacy: Study
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANSlife) Is India having good sex? A new study by online dating platform Tinder has revealed that 79 per cent Indians like to try new things in the bedroom and 52 per cent Indians have never faked an orgasm.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Yami Gautam: It's not easy to be self made in Bollywood
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) Actress Yami Gautam, who has given a string of hits like "Vicky Donor", "Kaabil", "Uri: The Surgical Strike" and "Bala", is very happy the way her career has shaped up and says it is not easy to be in Bollywood and be self made and make it on your own.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Tokyo Olympics: Can shooting swell India's medal tally?
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) Shooting has been one sport where India have performed exceedingly well in recent times in all competitions across the world. In fact, it is the only sport where the country has a lone individual gold to its name at the Olympics Games courtesy Abhinav Bindra who clinched the top honours in 2008 in Beijing.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Man who attacked Pawar in 2011 arrested
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) A man who had attacked then Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar in 2011 has been arrested by Delhi Police after five years on the run.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Flaws in Intel, STMicroelectronics chips risk billions of devices
Washington, Nov 13 (IANS) An international team of researchers has discovered serious security vulnerabilities in computer chips made by chip giant Intel and Geneva-based semiconductor manufacturer STMicroelectronics that has affected billions of laptop, server, tablet and desktop users globally.
2019-11-13
Category: International, United States,Technology,Defence/Security
Security tightened at Sabarimala ahead of verdict
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 13 (IANS) With the Supreme Court all set to pronounce final verdict on the entry of all women to the Kerala's famed Sabarimala temple on Thursday, the state police has made elaborate security arrangements for the temple town to ensure security as the two-month long festival kicks off on Sunday.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Kerala,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion,Defence/Security
Mahants, sadhus differ on composition of Ram temple trust
Ayodhya, Nov 13 (IANS) Mahants and sadhus connected with the Ayodhya Ram temple movement have expressed differing views over the composition of the trust for the Ram Mandir in Ayodhya to be set up by the union government.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Religion
'NCR unsold housing stock to take 44 months for clearance'
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) A report by Anarock Property Consultants on Wednesday said that the stock of unsold housing units in the NCR would take at least 44 months to be sold off, the highest overhang period among the country's seven major cities.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Ajay, Kajol share Saif Ali Khan's warrior look in 'Tanhaji...'
Mumbai, Nov 13 (IANS) Actors Ajay Devgn and Kajol took to social media on Wednesday to share actor Saif Ali Khan's fierce look from their upcoming film "Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior".
2019-11-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Woman found dead at OYO hotel room in Delhi
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) A 33-year-old woman was found dead at an OYO hotel room in north Delhi's Alipur.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Excited to play D-N Test, pacers will come into play more: Kohli
Indore, Nov 13 (IANS) India skipper Virat Kohli on Wednesday said the team is "very excited" to play their first-ever Day Night Test with the pink ball, which he feels will bring fast bowlers into play more.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,Sports,Cricket
Artificial Intelligence to monitor patients' mental health
New York, Nov 13 (IANS) Scientists are now working to apply Artificial Intelligence (AI) to psychiatry, with a speech-based mobile app that can categorize a patient's mental health status as well as or better than a human can.
2019-11-13
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Technology
Iqbal named Pak women head coach, Bismah remains captain
Lahore, Nov 13 (IANS) Bismah Maroof has been retained as captain while Iqbal Imam has been appointed as the head coach of the Pakistan women's cricket team until next year's World T20 which will be held in Australia from February 21 to March 8.
2019-11-13
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
SC decision has exposed 'Op Kamal: Congress
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) Congress spokesperson Randeep Singh Surjewala on Wednesday said the Supreme Court's decision on the disqualification of 17 MLAs in Karnataka has burst the bubble of BJP's 'Operation Kamal.'
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Uddhav speaks to Sonia on Maha govt formation
Mumbai, Nov 13 (IANS) A day after speaking with Congress interim President Sonia Gandhi and meeting senior leader Ahmed Patel in Mumbai, Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray met state Congress leaders here to discuss the finer aspects of government formation in Maharashtra, sources said here on Wednesday.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Modi arrives in Brasilia for BRICS summit, to meet Putin, Xi
Brasilia, Nov 13 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday arrived in the Brazilian capital for the 11th BRICS summit.
2019-11-13
Category: International, Brazil,Business/Economy,Diplomacy
Yogi govt to felicitate top ten GST payers in UP
Lucknow, Nov 13 (IANS) The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh will felicitate the top ten Goods and Services Tax (GST) payers in each district and at the state level.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Business/Economy
Premier Badminton League Season 5 to start on Jan 20
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) The fifth edition of the Premier Badminton League (PBL) will start from January 20, 2020 and will continue till February 9.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Badminton
OYO appoints Harshit Vyas as Chief Business Officer, India
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) OYO Hotels and Homes on Wednesday announced the appointment of Harshit Vyas, as the Chief Business Officer for its India operations.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Meghalaya govt-Guv speak in different voices on ordinance
Shillong, Nov 13 (IANS) The Meghalaya government has sent the Meghalaya Residents Safety and Security (Amendment) Ordinance, 2019 to Governor Tathagata Roy for his approval, Deputy Chief Minister Prestone Tynsong said on Wednesday.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Politics
SC says CJI office under RTI
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) The office of Chief Justice comes under the Right to Information Act, said the Supreme Court on Wednesday.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Huawei to pay staff $286mn in bonuses for resisting US ban
Beijing, Nov 13 (IANS) China's telecommunication giant Huawei has decided to pay more than $285 million to its staffers for sticking through and mitigating the impact of the US trade ban, the media has reported.
2019-11-13
Category: International, China,Technology
Will abide by the Supreme Court verdict: TDB President
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 13 (IANS) With the Supreme Court set to deliver its final verdict on a batch of petitions seeking re-examination of its decision to allow entry of women of all age group to the famed Sabarimala temple on Thursday, the Travancore Devasom Board (TDB) said they will abide by the top court's decision.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Kerala,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion
Airtel, Vodafone Idea mulling review of SC's AGR order: Sources
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) Airtel and Vodafone Idea are discussing with their legal teams on filing petitions for reviewing the Supreme Court's recent order on adjusted gross revenue (AGR) after the Department of Telecom (DOT) told them to approach the court in this regard.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights,Technology
Congress, NCP form committee to discuss CMP in Maharashtra
Mumbai, Nov 13 (IANS) The Congress and the Sharad Pawar-led Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) on Wednesday decided to form a committee to finalise the Common Minimum Programme (CMP) to discuss an alliance with the Shiv Sena to form government in Maharashtra.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Tripura's elite TSR to be deployed in Delhi
Agartala, Nov 13 (IANS) The elite Tripura State Rifles (TSR), which had earlier performed election duties in more than 16 states, besides at the 2010 Commonwealth Games in New Delhi, would be posted in the national capital soon, a senior official said on Wednesday.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Tripura,National,Defence/Security
Pooran suspended for 4 games for ball-tampering
Lucknow, Nov 13 (IANS) West Indies batsman Nicholas Pooran has been handed a four-match suspension on charges of ball-tampering during the recently concluded three-match ODI series against Afghanistan.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,Sports,Cricket
Music may reduce cardiac stress while driving: Study
Rio de Janeiro, Nov 13 (IANS) Stress while driving is a risk factor for the development of cardiovascular disease and sudden cardiac complications such as heart attack, but now researchers have found that listening to music while driving can reduce cardiac stress.
2019-11-13
Category: International, Brazil,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Apple likely to unveil its 16-inch MacBook Pro today
San Francisco, Nov 13 (IANS) Apple is likely to release its 16-inch MacBook Pro on Wednesday and its sales could kick off as early as this week, the media has reported.
2019-11-13
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
IIT-G researchers develop sensor to assess milk freshness
Guwahati , Nov 13 (IANS) The Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati (IIT-G) on Wednesday said its researchers have developed a paper-based sensor that can make assessment of the freshness of milk by a simple method and instantaneous.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Assam,National,Science/Tech
Spain's Villa retires from international football
Tokyo, Nov 13 (IANS) Spain's top goalscorer David Villa on Wednesday announced that he would call it a day from professional football at the end of the season.
2019-11-13
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Football
Why Bonham Carter thought she would never work in Hollywood
Los Angeles, Nov 13 (IANS) Actress Helena Bonham Carter says she grew up believing actresses were extinct at 40.
2019-11-13
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Film on Guru Nanak shown at prominent locations worldwide
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) A film depicting the prominent teachings of Guru Nanak Dev, the founder of Sikhism, was shown at prominent locations in countries with a sizeable Sikh diaspora, including the US, UK and Canada, as part of celebrations to mark the 550th birth anniversary of the first Sikh master.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Religion
Hurriyat leader Geelani thanks Imran
Islamabad, Nov 13 (IANS) Kashmiri Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani has in a letter thanked Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan and the people of Pakistan for their support for the Kashmir cause.
2019-11-13
Category: International, Pakistan,International
Kristen Stewart feels lucky
Los Angeles, Nov 13 (IANS) Actress Kristen Stewart feels "so lucky" to be living in this particular time in history.
2019-11-13
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Pamela Anderson asks Donald Trump to pardon Julian Assange
Los Angeles, Nov 13 (IANS) Actress and animal rights activist Pamela Anderson has written to US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump as she seeks a presidential pardon for her friend WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.
2019-11-13
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
JNU tension continues, students plan to occupy admin block
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) A protest by students on Wednesday forced the administration of the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) here to shift the venue of a crucial meeting of its Executive Council convened for discussing the new draft hostel manual among other important issues.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Huge bell crafted for proposed Ram Temple in Ayodhya
Lucknow, Nov 13 (IANS) A bell weighing 2,100 kg has been made for the proposed grand Ram temple in Ayodhya.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Religion
Pak to amend Army Act to let Jadhav appeal in civilian court
Islamabad, Nov 13 (IANS) Pakistan is amending its Army Act to allow Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav the right to file an appeal in a civilian court, according to Pakistan's ARY News.
2019-11-13
Category: International, Pakistan,Diplomacy,Politics
Thackeray speaks to Sonia Gandhi on Maha govt formation
Mumbai, Nov 13 (IANS) Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray has spoken to Congress Interim President Sonia Gandhi on the phone and met senior leader Ahmed Patel in Mumbai to discuss the finer aspects of state government formation, party sources said here on Wednesday.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
ALERT: SC rules CJI office is public office under RTI ambit
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2019-11-13
Category: International, United States,
Christian Bale cursed out by Dick Cheney over movie portrayal
Los Angeles, Nov 13 (IANS) Academy Award-winning actor Christian Bale learned former US Vice President Dick Cheney despised his portrayal in "Vice" through a rude message he received from another parent at his son's school.
2019-11-13
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Soni Razdan: Institution of marriage is crumbling
Mumbai, Nov 13 (IANS) Actress Soni Razdan feels that the institution of marriage is crumbling with women becoming more economically independent.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
UP Madarsa students to be trained in NCC, NSS
Lucknow, Nov 13 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government is working on a plan to modernise madarsas across the state and connect students with the social programmes of the government. It has now decided to impart cadet training course like NCC and NSS to these students.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education,Politics
Kylie Jenner's stalker sentenced to one year in jail
Los Angeles, Nov 13 (IANS) A man accused of trespassing on reality TV personality Kylie Jenner's Los Angeles property was sentenced to a year behind bars.
2019-11-13
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Delhi's Amira & Anahat win at Northern India Squash C'ship
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) Delhi siblings Amira Singh and Anahat Singh soared high with title wins in the finals of the Northern India Squash Championship held at Gymkhana Club, New Delhi on Wednesday.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
May extend Odd-Even, if required: Kejriwal
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday said the Odd-Even scheme may be extended if the air quality continues to drop.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Lata Mangeshkar still in hospital
Mumbai, Nov 13 (IANS) Bollywood playback legend Lata Mangeshkar is still in hospital due to "viral chest congestion", but is much better now, according to her family.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
CJI under RTI: Chief Justice being on bench is no issue, say experts
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) Legal experts say the Chief Justice pronouncing the judgement on bringing the office of Chief Justice under the RTI Act is not an issue, and that it is, instead, a process connected with adjudication.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National
Lampard fines: 20,000 pounds for turning up late for training
London, Nov 13 (IANS) Chelsea manager Frank Lampard has overseen an incredible run of form in which the club has gone on a run of six straight wins and currently sits third on the Premier League table. This is despite the fact that the imposition of a transfer ban has forced them to promote a number of academy players to the first team.
2019-11-13
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
After snowfall, semblance of normalcy in Kashmir
Srinagar, Nov 13 (IANS) Heavy snowfall seems to have spurred normalcy in Kashmir, after three months of a shutdown in the valley after the abrogation of Article 370 on August 5.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Environment/Wildlife
'Friends' reunion special in early planning stages
Los Angeles, Nov 13 (IANS) "Friends" stars Jennifer Aniston, Lisa Kudrow, Courteney Cox, Matt LeBlanc, Matthew Perry and David Schwimmer are in discussions to appear in a reunion special.
2019-11-13
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Stones pelted at Union Minister's convoy in Rajasthan
Jaipur, Nov 13 (IANS) Stones were pelted on a convoy of Union Minister of State Kailash Choudhary and Nagaur MP Hanuman Beniwal in Rajasthan's Barmer district when they were on way to attend a "Jagran" early on Wednesday around 12.30 a.m.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Maxwell set right example by taking a break: Kohli
Indore, Nov 13 (IANS) India skipper Virat Kohli on Wednesday lent support to Glenn Maxwell who has taken a break from international cricket on account of mental health issues, saying what the Australian all-rounder has done by accepting the concern is "remarkable'.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,Sports,Cricket
Justice Rafiq sworn-in as new Chief Justice Meghalaya HC
Shillong, Nov 13 (IANS) Justice Mohammed Rafiq was sworn-in as the new Chief Justice of the Meghalaya High Court on Wednesday.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
First Indo-US military tri-service drill in Bay of Bengal
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) The first joint tri-services military exercise between India and the US, the Tiger Triumph, commenced in the Bay of Bengal on Wednesday keeping in view their shared strategic interests in the Indo-Pacific and China's efforts in widening its footprints in the region.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Don't see my visit to cyclone-hit areas politically: Supriyo
Kolkata, Nov 13 (IANS) Union Minister Babul Supriyo on Wednesday said no political angle should be given to his intended visit to the coastal areas of South 24 Parganas district which was lashed by cyclone Bulbul, and warned the ruling Trinamool Congress that if he was stopped, it would mean they don't want him to get a first hand idea of the ground situation.
2019-11-13
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Saba Karim, Tufan Ghosh under scanner as BCCI trainers register protest
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) Issues with the way the Committee of Administrators (CoA) ran the board through professional recruits just dont seem to end as fresh skeletons seem to come out every second day. After news came that Indian players have shown reluctance to undergo rehab under the trainers at the National Cricket Academy (NCA), BCCI- accredited trainers across the country have written to Joint Secretary Jayesh George requesting him to look into the treatment meted out to Strength & Conditioning coaches in the country.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
SC issues notice on Odd-Even scheme
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Wednesday issued notice to Delhi government on Odd-Even scheme, and directed the Centre, Delhi government and Central Pollution Control Board to bring on record the pollution data of Delhi for the month of October till November 14 for this year, and also sought pollution data from October to December of the last year.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Moby celebrates 32 years of being a vegan
Los Angeles, Nov 13 (IANS) Musician Moby is marking 32 years as a vegan with a new tattoo, promoting his animal rights activism.
2019-11-13
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Five-year-old boy sodomised in UP
Muzaffarnagar, Nov 13 (IANS) A five-year-old boy was allegedly sodomised by a man in Uttar Pradesh's Miranpur area here, police said on Wednesday. The victim has been hospitalised with serious injuries.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
In Jharkhand, BJP & AJSU alliance hits a roadblock
Ranchi, Nov 13 (IANS) After Maharashtra, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) seems to be on the warpath with its allies in Jharkhand also as seat distribution is proving to be a major source of differences between the BJP and the All Jharkhand Students Union (AJSU).
2019-11-13
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
UK election: Labour promises to outspend Tories on NHS
London, Nov 13 (IANS) UK's Labour Party on Wednesday vowed to spend more on the National Health Service (NHS) in England than the Conservative Party if it wins the upcoming general election.
2019-11-13
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Bhushan, Agrawal pitch for transparency in judiciary
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) With the support of well-known lawyer and social activist Prashant Bhushan, Right to Information (RTI) activist Subhash Chandra Agrawal, who also holds the Guinness World Records for having written the most published letters to newspaper editors, had approached the Delhi High Court to bring Chief Justice of India (CJI) under the ambit of transparency law RTI.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National
Rebels or Cadres? Shah holds urgent meet, soon after K'taka verdict
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) The BJP President Amit Shah held a closed door meeting in the national capital soon after the supreme court upheld the disqualification of 17 rebel Karnataka's MLA but allowing them to go for re-election.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Indian education institutions hit hard by hackers: Report
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) Education domain is one of the most "at-risk" industries in India, with the sector accounting for more than 30 per cent of cyber threats targeting enterprises in the country between July and September 2019, a new report from Seqrite, the enterprise arm of IT security firm Quick Heal Technologies, said on Wednesday.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology,Defence/Security,Education
Naphtha tanker salvaging operation off Goa delayed further
Panaji, Nov 13 (IANS) The finalisation of a professional firm to salvage a naphtha-laden tanker which ran aground off the Goa coast here, last month, may take a week more, a statement issued by the Chief Minister's Office said on Wednesday.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Goa,National,Environment/Wildlife,Business/Economy
Karnataka leaders hail SC decision on MLAs disqualification
Bengaluru, Nov 13 (IANS) Political leaders from across the spectrum in Karnataka on Wednesday welcomed the Supreme Court judgement upholding former assembly Speaker K. R. Ramesh Kumar's decision to disqualify 17 rebel legislators.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Karnataka,National
Robert De Niro to get SAG Life Achievement Award
Los Angeles, Nov 13 (IANS) Veteran star Robert De Niro will be honoured with a SAG life achievement award.
2019-11-13
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Mumbai, New Delhi, Bengaluru face maximum cyber attacks: Report
Bengaluru, Nov 13 (IANS) There has been a 26 per cent increase in cyber attacks in India and Mumbai, New Delhi and Bengaluru together accounted for roughly 38 per cent of all attacks in the July-September period, a new report said on Wednesday.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Technology
SC to deliver Sabarimala, Rafale verdicts on Thursday
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Thursday will pronounce the judgements on the review petitions filed on the issue of entry of women of all age groups into the Sabarimala temple and the Rafale fighter jet deal where the top court will review its December 2018 ruling of not ordering a CBI probe into the deal.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Delhi HC adjourns plea seeking to end lawyers strike
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Wednesday adjourned hearing on a plea seeking court's intervention to ensure that judicial proceedings in District courts of Delhi are not disrupted.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Television series on 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks in pipeline
Mumbai, Nov 13 (IANS) Zero Gravity Partners, a Los Angeles-based company, is set to come up with a television series based on the life of David Coleman Headley and his alleged accomplice in the 2008 terror attacks in Mumbai, Tahawwur Hussain Rana.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Sonu Sood lends support to Indian Badminton team
Mumbai, Nov 13 (lANS) Actor Sonu Sood has decided to help the Indian Badminton team for the annual Special Olympics Asia Pacific.
2019-11-13
Category: International, Hong Kong,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Sindhu, Prannoy reach Hong Kong Open 2nd round
Hong Kong, Nov 13 (IANS) PV Sindhu on Wednesday reached the second round of the Hong Kong Open with a 21-15, 21-16 win over Korea's Kim Ga Eun in the first round. In the men's singles, HS Prannoy also went through to the second round where he will face Indonesian world number 6 Jonathan Christie.
2019-11-13
Category: International, Hong Kong,Sports,Badminton
"Fear and Desire" actress Virginia Leith no more
Los Angeles, Nov 13 (IANS) Actress and model Virginia Leith, who starred in Stanley Kubricks first film "Fear and Desire", which he later disavowed, has passed away. She was 94.
2019-11-13
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Jonah Hauer-King to play Prince Eric in "Little Mermaid"
Los Angeles, Nov 13 (IANS) Actor Jonah Hauer-King has been roped in to play Prince Eric in Disneys live-action remake of the animated classic "Little Mermaid".
2019-11-13
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Microsoft rolls out Windows 10 November 2019 Update
San Francisco, Nov 13 (IANS) Microsoft has begun rolling out its latest Windows 10 November 2019 Update to compatible devices.
2019-11-13
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Esports players face as much stress as footballers
London, Nov 13 (IANS) Esports players competing in top-flight tournaments face the equivalent pressure and stress as professional athletes like footballers and rugby stars in high-profile tournaments, new research has found.
2019-11-13
Category: International, United Kingdom,Technology,Health/Medicine,Sports
Shah holds meet soon after K'taka verdict on rebel MLAs
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) BJP President Amit Shah held a closed door meeting in the national capital soon after the Supreme Court upheld the disqualification of 17 rebel Karnataka MLA but allowed them to contest elections.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
White noise improves hearing: Study
London, Nov 13 (IANS) Noise is not the same as noise - and even a quiet environment does not have the same effect as white noise. With a background of continuous white noise, hearing pure sounds becomes even more precise, says a new study.
2019-11-13
Category: International, United Kingdom,Lifestyle/Fashion
B'luru to witness first edition of Red Bull Ace of Dirt
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) Red Bull Ace of Dirt, a first of its kind bike race comes to India where different off-road disciplines come together to compete in an elimination format to be the last man standing.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Motorsports
79% Indians preparing western food in kitchens: Survey
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) At least 79 per cent Indians are preparing western food in their kitchens, at least once a week, which is mostly consumed during evening or dinner time as a full meal, a survey by market research firm Ipsos said on Wednesday.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
After angioplasty, Sanjay Raut discharged from hospital
Mumbai, Nov 13 (IANS) After a three-day stint where he underwent an angioplasty, Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut was discharged from Lilavati Hospital here on Wednesday afternoon.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Another TSRTC employee ends life; strike enters 40th day
Hyderabad, Nov 13 (IANS) Another employee of Telangana State Road Transport Corporation (TSRTC) committed suicide while the indefinite strike entered 40th day on Wednesday.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Ordinance on registration of visitors with Meghalaya Guv
Shillong, Nov 13 (IANS) The Meghalaya government has sent the Meghalaya Residents Safety and Security (Amendment) Ordinance, 2019 to Governor Tathagata Roy for his approval, Deputy Chief Minister Prestone Tynsong said on Wednesday.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Going beyond cultural artefact
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANSlife) At the age of 42, Varuna Anand decided to be an entrepreneur and founded The Splendor of Kashmir (SOK) which endeavours to take the famed art of shawl making from Jammu and Kashmir to the admirers, both within India and overseas.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Maha's new political equations: Toying with their own T-20 formula?
Mumbai, Nov 13 (IANS) With President's Rule in effect from Nov 12, Maharashtra politics shifted from high-tension to a relaxed mode and the main contenders for government formation breathed easy.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Why Anshula Kapoor is all about acts of kindness
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANSlife) Anshula Kapoor, the camera-shy member of the star-studded Boney Kapoor family, might not have gone the showbiz way, but her initiative Fankind digs out a more humane side of the glam world -- by raising money for causes, making fans meet their favourite celebrities, and gratifying the unseen acts of kindness admirers do for them.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
7 killed, several injured in Kabul car bomb explosion
Kabul, Nov 13 (IANS) At least seven people were killed and seven others injured on Wednesday in a car bomb attack in a northeast neighbourhood of the Afghan capital, where military and civilian airports and a foreign military base are located, said sources.
2019-11-13
Category: International, Israel,Politics
Brewing the flavours of caffeine like a pro
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANSlife) We all have our go-to coffee, from cappuccinos, piccolos, flat whites, long blacks and lattes to flavoured coffees of hazelnut and caramel. If youre lactose intolerant or avoiding dairy, you may prefer cold brews. Either way, we all have our caffeine craving that only the brew closest to our palette can fix. Ever wondered how they were brewed?
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Schumacher's wife hiding his condition: Ex-Manager
London, Nov 13 (IANS) Michael Schumacher's wife is hiding about Formula One legend's condition, claims his former manager Willi Weber.
2019-11-13
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Motorsports
5th India Art Festival from November 14
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANSlife) India Art Festival, an annual marketplace of the visual arts that aspires to democratize art, will kick off its fifth edition in the national capital from Thursday, where 450 artists from India and abroad will showcase their artworks in the show.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Shree Saini to raise $1m to solve drug menace in US
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANSlife) Indo-American Miss World America Washington Shree Saini will be raising $1 million to prevent deaths due to drug overdose in the United States.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
'Policy push needed to fight choked skies'
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANSlife) Delhis air quality index (AQI) has been soaring at dangerous levels, and as residents gasp for clean air, Barun Aggarwal, an air quality expert who has co-authored the book 'How To Grow Fresh Air, says that things will not improve until there is a policy push.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Shed toxins from your body with Ginseng tea
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANSlife) A busy lifestyle, high levels of pollution, and a greater inclination of snacking on unhealthy food, call for regular detoxification of the body.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Intel struggling to fix hardware-based loopholes: Report
San Francisco, Nov 13 (IANS) Chipset making giant Intel has been struggling to fix a hardware-based security flaw in its processors that could potentially leak confidential data from a PC or server.
2019-11-13
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Keep your coloured hair shining
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANSlife) Taking care of your coloured hair is one of the most crucial things if you want the hue to last for long without losing its shine. Hear it from experts at Nashi Argan who underline few points which must be kept in mind if you have got your hair coloured recently.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Prince Charles hails contribution of Sikhs in UK
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) Britain's Prince Charles, who arrives on Wednesday on a two-day official visit to India, has hailed the "inspiring" principles of Sikhism and the contribution of the Sikh community in the UK.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Women who dine after 6 p.m. risk heart disease: Study
New York, Nov 13 (IANS) Women who consume a higher proportion of their daily calories late in the evening are more likely to be at risk of cardiovascular disease than women who do not, researchers have warned.
2019-11-13
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Sun TV plunges 10%, Nifty media index down 3%
Mumbai, Nov 13 (IANS) Sun TV on Wednesday plunged over 10 per cent during the early trade after it reported a fall in advertisement revenues. Nifty media index fell by 3 per cent.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Kashmir issue to figure in Tom Lantos HR Commission
Washington, Nov 13 (IANS) The Kashmir issue will figure again in the US with the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission calling a hearing on Thursday to examine the human rights situation in the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir in a "historical and national context", following abrogation of its special status on August 5.
2019-11-13
Category: International, United States,Politics
Tarun Tejpal's lawyers grill victim for 3rd consecutive day
Panaji, Nov 13 (IANS) Defence lawyers representing former Tehelka editor-in-chief Tarun Tejpal who has been accused of rape, continued to cross examine the victim for the third consecutive day on Wednesday, during the in-camera trial at a district court in North Goa's Mapusa town.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Goa,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
CBI, ED seek time to respond to Michel's bail application
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) The CBI and ED on Wednesday sought more time to file the response on the bail application of alleged 'middleman' Christian Michel in the Rs 3,600 crore Agusta Westland VVIP chopper scam in the Delhi High Court.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
El Chapo's wife to make debut on show 'Cartel Crew'
Los Angeles, Nov 13 (IANS) Emma Coronel Aispuro, wife of convicted druglord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, will make the first of several appearances on the network's docuseries "Cartel Crew" on November 18, network VH1 confirmed.
2019-11-13
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Mohena Kumari Singh has a grand, royal reception in Rewa
Mumbai, Nov 13 (IANS) "Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai" actress Mohena Kumari Singh, who is princess of Rewa, took 'bidaai' from her family after a grand reception following her wedding with Suyesh Rawat.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Massive charge sheet coming up in AgustaWestland case: CBI to HC
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation on Wednesday told the Delhi High Court that it is filing a "massive charge sheet in the AgustaWestland case".
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Govt may shut doors on consolidation in public sector oil firms
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) Government may shut doors on further consolidation in the public sector oil companies but allow companies to diversify and grow organically to achieve the scales that matches the performance of international and domestic private sector oil and gas companies.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Erdogan to meet Trump at White House on Wednesday
Washington/Ankara, Nov 13 (IANS) Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will meet his US counterpart Donald Trump at the White House on Wednesday.
2019-11-13
Category: International, United States,Politics
Harbhajan nemesis for me throughout career: Gilchrist
Melbourne, Nov 13 (IANS) Former Australia wicketkeeper-batsman Adam Gilchrist has revealed that Indian off-spinner Harbhajan Singh was one of the toughest bowlers he faced in his entire career.
2019-11-13
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Nita Ambani elected honorary trustee of NY Metropolitan Museum of Art
New York, Nov 13 (IANS) Nita Ambani, the founder and chairperson of the Reliance Foundation, has been elected an honorary trustee of New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art, the arts powerhouse of the US.
2019-11-13
Category: International, United States,Art/Culture/Books
Karnataka MLAs open to contest bypolls
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) The 17 disqualified MLAs in Karnataka are open to contest the bypolls slated on December 5, as the Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld their disqualification, but struck down Speaker's decison to disqualify them till the end of term of the Legislative Assembly.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Cleric arrested for explosion at UP mosque
Kushinagar (Uttar Pradesh), Nov 13 (IANS) Four persons, including a cleric, have been arrested in connection with a blast at a mosque here.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
India aim to consolidate WTC lead against B'desh in Indore (Preview)
Indore, Nov 13 (IANS) After thumping South Africa in the three-Test series, India will aim to maintain their supremacy in ongoing World Test Championship and extend their lead when they take on Bangladesh in the first Test of the two-match series beginning Thursday at the Holkar Stadium here.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,Sports,Cricket
Apple AirPods Pro now in India for Rs 24,900
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) Apple on Wednesday brought its wireless AirPods Pro with active noise cancellation feature for Rs 24,900 to India.
2019-11-13
Category: International, India,Technology
Haryana Cabinet expansion likely on Thursday
Chandigarh, Nov 13 (IANS) The first expansion of Manohar Lal Khattar-led two-member cabinet in Haryana is likely on Thursday, sources said.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Labuschagne signs new two-year deal with Glamorgan
London, Nov 13 (IANS) Australian all-rounder Marnus Labuschagne has signed a new two-year deal with Glamorgan. Labuschagne will be available across formats, subject to international commitments for Australia.
2019-11-13
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Kriti Sanon paired opposite Akshay Kumar in 'Bachchan Pandey'
Mumbai, Nov 13 (IANS) Actress Kriti Sanon will be seen paired opposite actor Akshay Kumar in the upcoming film "Bachchan Pandey", which is slated to release on Christmas 2020.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood