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Islamabad cautions Kabul on leaning on India
Islamabad, Sep 16 (IANS) Pakistan has asked Afghanistan to guard against playing into the hands of India, amid tensions in the region.
2019-09-16
Category: International, Pakistan,International
R&D centre for clean coal unveiled in Bengaluru
Bengaluru, Sep 16 (IANS) Union Minister of Science and Technology Harsh Vardhan on Monday opened the national centre for clean coal research and development at the Indian Institute of Science's (IISc) campus here.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife,Technology
RBI expands BBPS coverage to all categories
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India on Monday expanded the Bharat Bill Payment System coverage to included all categories of billers, except prepaid recharges.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Wanted criminal held in Narela murder case
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) With the arrest of 25-year-old history-sheeter, the Delhi Police claimed to have solved the Virender Maan murder case, who was shot dead in the Narela area of the national capital earlier this month.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Italy resuming a central role in Europe: EU Commissioner
Rome, Sep 16 (IANS/AKI) With its new left-leaning government, Italy, a founder member of the European Union, and the eurozone's third largest economy, is reprising its usual role as a leader of the 28-member bloc, EU Economy Commissioner-elect Paolo Gentiloni said on Monday.
2019-09-16
Category: International, Italy,Diplomacy,Politics
Panghal among 4 Indian boxers to seek quarterfinal spot at AIBA Men's World C'ships
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Four Indian boxers will hunt a quarter-final berth as the pre-quarter-final action begins on Tuesday at the AIBA Men's World Championships in Ekaterinburg, Russia. Leading the charge will be Asian Games gold medallist Amit Panghal (52 kg) as he seeks his first medal from the World Championships.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Cong plans pointsmen to regain Dalit votes in 3 poll-bound states
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Worried over the decline in the Dalit vote share, once considered party stronghold, the Congress is planning to appoint coordinators for all Scheduled Caste (SC) reserved seats, ahead of Maharashtra, Haryana and Jharkhand Assembly elections that are likely this year.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
SoftBank Group Corp keen to invest in Andhra
Hyderabad, Sep 16 (IANS) SoftBank Group Corp of Japan has evinced interest to invest in the electric vehicles industry in Andhra Pradesh, an official statement said.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Business/Economy
Wipro ties up with German i4.0 for digital manufacturing
Bengaluru, Sep 16 (IANS) Global software major Wipro on Monday tied up with German i4.0 Maturity Centre GmbH to make manufacturing digital end-to-end.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy,Technology
Veteran journalist Ajay Singh President's new Press Secy
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Veteran journalist Ajay Kumar Singh has been appointed as Press Secretary to the President of India.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Media,Politics
Eye of the tiger: Killer nomad on the prowl
Jaipur, Sep 16 (IANS) This is a story of T-104, an eight-month-old tiger who became a homeless wanderer and has killed three men since February this year in the jungles of Ranthambore.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Environment/Wildlife
GM, TCS launch partnership for global vehicle engineering
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Automobile manufacturer General Motors and IT major Tata Consultancy Services on Monday entered into a partnership for future global vehicle engineering.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Muslims in Pakistan rally behind violence-stuck Hindus
Karachi, Sep 16 (IANS) Muslims in Pakistan on Monday took out a peace march to condemn Sunday's anti-Hindu violence in Ghotki town in Sindh province.
2019-09-16
Category: International, Pakistan,International
US Ambassador, Eastern Army chief discuss security issues
Kolkara, Sep 16 (IANS) US Ambassador to India Kenneth I. Juster on Monday discussed regional and global security issues concerning the two countries with Eastern Army commander, Lt Gen Anil Chauhan.
2019-09-16
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Second edition of teachers training programmes unveiled
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The Human Resource Development (HRD) Ministry has launched the 2019 edition of the two national teachers training programmes the Leadership for Academics Programme (LEAP) 2019 and the Annual Refresher Programme in Teaching (ARPIT) 2019.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Politics
India in dialogue with US to resolve trade issues: Goyal
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Union Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal on Monday said that Indian government is in continuous dialogue with the US to resolve trade differences.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
India condemns Saudi oil field attacks
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) India on Monday condemned the September 14 attacks on the Saudi Arabian oil fields and reiterated its resolve to oppose terrorism in all its forms and manifestations.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy
India to offer 1,000 PhD fellowships to ASEAN students at IITs
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) In a unique capacity building initiative, India on Monday launched 1,000 PhD fellowships that could be taken up at the IITs, for the students from ASEAN countries.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Education
Will request NGT to allow beach shacks, says Goa CM
Panaji, Sep 16 (IANS) With Goa's tourism season set to kick off just a couple of weeks later, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Monday said that his government would plead before the National Green Tribunal for permission to set up beach shacks along the coastline.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Goa,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
PKL 7: Naveen stars as Dabang Delhi K.C. beat Telugu Titans
Pune, Sep 16 (IANS) Naveen Kumar secured another Super 10 as Dabang Delhi K.C. beat Telugu Titans 37-29 in a Pro Kabaddi League match at the Shree Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex, Mahalunge, Balewadi, here on Monday.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Other Sports
Modi to start his 69th birthday with mother's blessing
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) September 17 is a special day in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's life -- it is his birthday. This Tuesday, as he will turn 69, Modi will fly to Gujarat, his home state.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Govt nudges Apple Inc to increase Indian operations' scope
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Hailing its presence in the country, IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Monday asked Apple Inc to scale up operations in India from its current presence where the US-based smartphone maker and technology giant has just started manufacturing phones and components for both domestic use and exports purpose while Revenue Department has assured it would look into the levies issues in the sector.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Zomato executives protest as company claims efficiency
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) As thousands of Zomato delivery executives in Bengaluru and Mumbai protested against the revised rate cards, the online food aggregator on Monday said that reduced average delivery time (less than 30 minutes) has enabled its delivery partners to perform more deliveries in the same amount of time.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Imran Khan govt showers PoK with generous allowances
Muzaffarabad, Sep 16 (IANS) With Pakistan-occupied Kashmir becoming the cynosure of the Imran Khan government following Islamabad's focus on Jammu and Kashmir after its special status was revoked and amid warnings of India taking over PoK, the provincial government in Muzaffarabad on Monday announced generous monthly allowances for its employees.
2019-09-16
Category: International, India,International
Kohli best, but Smith's record speaks for itself: Ganguly
Kolkata, Sep 16 (IANS) Former India captain Sourav Ganguly on Monday did not want to compare Steve Smith and Virat Kohli, stressing that the India captain is still the best in the world but Smith's records speak for itself.
2019-09-16
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
High attendance in govt offices in Kashmir, apple sales up
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Attendance of government employees in offices in the Kashmir valley has begun to record high percentages nearly 40 days after the government withdrew special status to Jammu and Kashmir.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
GoM on sexual harassment at work place holds first meet
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) A reconstituted Group of Ministers (GoM) on sexual harassment at the workplace held its first meeting here in Monday and discussed issues to strengthen legal frameworks as well as action to deal such cases, officials said.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
CBI seeks Bengal govt's help to grill IPS officer Kumar
Kolkata, Sep 16 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Monday sought the West Bengal government's help to grill senior IPS officer Rajeev Kumar in connection with the Saradha ponzi scam.
2019-09-16
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
JEE Advanced exam to be held on May 17
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Indian Institute of Delhi (IIT-D) will conduct the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE-Advanced) for 2020 for admissions in all the 23 IITs on May 17, 2020.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
PKL 7: Yoddha defeat Pink Panthers 32-38
Pune, Sep 16 (IANS) UP Yoddha produced a clinical performance to beat Jaipur Pink Panthers 38-32 in a Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) match at the Shree Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex, Mahalunge, Balewadi here on Monday.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Other Sports
Preparing a perfect cup of tea is art: Nimrat Kaur
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) Actress Nimrat Kaur says that she starts her day with a cup of tea and preparing the "perfect" one is "art".
2019-09-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
SC seeks registry's reply on Ayodhya case live streaming
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The Supreme Court Bench, hearing the Ayodhya land dispute case, on Monday asked its Registry if live streaming of the hearing could be possible. "The Registry to inform if live streaming can be done and how much time it will take to do so," the Bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi said.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Four die in two separate road accidents in Delhi
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Four people died in two separate incidents of reckless driving in the national capital in the past 24 hours, the police said here on Monday.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Sonowal urged to look into harassment of people over NRC
Guwahati, Sep 16 (IANS) Leader of the Opposition in Assam Legislative Assembly, Debabrata Saikia on Monday urged Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal to take up with his counterparts in the neighbouring northeastern states the issue of harassment of visitors from Assam post publication of National Register of Citizens (NRC).
2019-09-16
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics
Delhi EV move may help save Rs 6,000 cr in fuel imports
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) As part of the Delhi's draft electric vehicle (EV) policy, the city will need around 500,000 new EVs in the next five years and it will help save Rs 6,000 crore in oil and liquid natural gas imports and 4.8 million tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Sensex, Nifty fall with attack on Saudi oil facilities
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) Indian markets ended lower on Monday following the drone attacks on key oil facilities in Saudi Arabia, the world's biggest oil exporter. The sharp rise in oil prices that followed the attack dampened any chances of a positive reaction to government's economic stimulus package last week.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Former Andhra Speaker commits suicide, TDP blames YSRCP (2nd Lead)
Hyderabad, Sep 16 (IANS) Former Andhra Pradesh Assembly Speaker Kodela Sivaprasada Rao on Monday committed suicide at his residence here, triggering allegations by the TDP that harassment by the YSRCP government drove him to end his life.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
SC refers plea on Ravidas temple reconstruction to CJI
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) A Supreme Court bench, headed by Justice R. Banumathi, on Monday referred the petition seeking reconstruction of Guru Ravidas Temple to the Chief Justice of India for passing appropriate orders.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Religion
6 gymnasts selected for Artistic Gymnastics World Championship
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) A total of six gymnasts were selected on Monday to represent India at the upcoming 49th Artistic Gymnastics World Championship, slated to be held at Stuttgart, Germany, from October 4.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
August wholesale inflation unchanged from July, eases YoY (Roundup)
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The rise in India's August wholesale price indexed
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Journalist Ajay Singh new press secretary to President
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Veteran journalist Ajay Kumar Singh was on Monday appointed as Press Secretary to President Ram Nath Kovind.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Media,Politics
India, China hold border personnel meet at Sikkim, Arunachal
Itanagar, Sep 16 (IANS) The Indian Army and China's People's Liberation Army held military border personnel meetings at historic 'Natu La Pass' on Indian side in Sikkim and Kibithu in Arunachal Pradesh on Sunday, a defence statement said here on Monday.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Arunachal Pradesh,National,Defence/Security
Indian SC direction on J&K vindicates Pak stance: Qureshi
Islamabad, Sep 16 (IANS) Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has claimed that the direction of the India's top court on Jammu and Kashmir was an affirmation of the stance taken by Pakistan on the issue.
2019-09-16
Category: International, Pakistan,International
Ram Janmabhoomi Nyas created with malicious intent: Muslim parties
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The Ram Janmabhoomi Nyas was created in 1985, with a malicious intent, in order to damage the title of the Nirmohi Akhara, the Muslim parties argued in the Supreme Court on Monday, trying to draw a wedge between the Akhara and other Hindu parties associated with the Ayodhya title dispute.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Religion
Sonia considering Tanwar, Nayak as Delhi Congress chief
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Former Haryana Congress chief Ashok Tanwar, who was replaced by former Union minister Kumari Selja ahead of the Assembly polls in the state, is being considered as the next Delhi Congress chief, a post lying vacant since the death of former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit, party sources said on Monday.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Top Northern Command officers meet Finance Commission team
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Top officers of the Northern Command of Indian Army met a team of Finance Commission members in Ladakh on Monday to discuss financial outlays for infrastructure and operational preparedness in the region.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Business/Economy
Gun unit busted in Bharatpuar, four arrested
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The Delhi Police claimed to have busted an illegal gun manufacturing unit in Bharatpur, Rajasthan and arrested four persons -- Talim Khan (25), Najar Hussain (33), Juber Khan (32), all residents of Bharatpur, and Nauman (35), a resident of Nuh in Haryana.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Why Deepika calls Ranveer a 'trashcan'
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) Deepika Padukone has called hubby Ranveer Singh a "trashcan", for his tendency to finish off whatever she leaves on plate at the dining table.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
SC allows Tarigami to return to Srinagar (2nd Lead)
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday allowed CPI-M leader Mohammed Yousuf Tarigami, who was admitted at AIIMS here for treatment, to return to Srinagar.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Air India orders probe into technical glitch in President's flight
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Embarrassed over technical glitch in the plane that was scheduled to fly President Ram Nath Kovind from Switzerland's Zurich to Slovenia on Sunday, national carrier Air India has ordered probe into the issue.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Sunni Waqf Board, Nirmohi Akhara junk mediation idea
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) In a new twist in Ayodhya title dispute, the legal team of the Sunni Waqf Board and the representative of Nirmohi Akhara have rubbished the claims of any mediation amidst the day-to-day hearing conducted by the Supreme Court on the matter.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion
SC directs Centre to restore normalcy in Kashmir
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday directed the Centre to ensure that normalcy is restored in Jammu and Kashmir and added that the restoration should be on a selective basis keeping national interest in mind.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Sawant dismisses reports of sacked Dy. CMs joining BJP
Panaji, Sep 16 (IANS) Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Monday dismissed reports in a section of the local media that former deputy Chief Ministers Sudin Dhavalikar and Vijai Sardesai were likely to join the BJP in the coming days.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Stalin takes dig at purohits, backs 'reformist' weddings
Chennai, Sep 16 (IANS) DMK President M.K. Stalin on Monday said "reformist/self-respect" weddings are gaining popularity and took a dig at purohits for rushing with wedding ceremonies at one place in order to conduct another ceremony somewhere else.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Human Interest/Society,Politics,Religion
WWC: India's women wrestlers' campaign to begin on Tuesday
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) In her quest to become the first Indian woman wrestler to finish on the top podium at the UWW World Senior Wrestling Championships, Asian Games gold medallist Vinesh Phogat faces a path littered with some of the biggest names from the wrestling world as the womens freestyle events get under way in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan on Tuesday. It would need the marquee grappler to summon her very best as she returns to the elite competition a year after having to pull out due to elbow injury.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Sumit Nagal achieves career-best ATP ranking
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) After back to back good shows, India's Sumit Nagal vaulted 15 places to achieve a career-high ranking of 159 in the latest Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) rankings, which was released on Monday.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Tennis
Chidambaram turns 74, takes a dig at govt from Tihar
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Former Finance Minister and senior Congress leader P. Chidambaram, who celebrated his 74th birthday at Tihar jail, here on Monday mocked the Narendra Modi government's plan to achieve $5 trillion economy mark by 2024, saying no country had achieved 8 per cent gross domestic product (GDP) growth without exports increasing at 20 per cent.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Ex-MPs yet to vacate houses nearly a month after notice
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Nearly a month after a Lok Sabha committee ordered all former Member of Parliaments (MPs) to vacate their bungalows, as many as 82 accommodations are yet to be vacated. As per sources, the Lok Sabha Housing Committee is in discussions to impose stiff penalties on the occupiers in order to force them to leave their accommodations.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Congress, NCP clinch seat-sharing deal for Maharashtra polls (2nd Lead)
Nashik (Maharashtra), Sep 16 (IANS) The Congress and the Nationalist Congress Party will contest 125 seats each of the 288-member Maharashtra Assembly, while other allies will contest the remaining 38 in the polls next month, NCP President Sharad Pawar announced here on Monday.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
DMK to hold protest against 'Hindi imposition' on Sep 20
Chennai, Sep 16 (IANS) Tamil Nadu's principal opposition party, the DMK, on Monday decided to hold protest against Union Home Minister Amit Shah's views on imposing Hindi in the guise of promoting Hindi at the global level.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Trump to attend 'Howdy Modi' rally in rare honour to foreign leader (2nd Lead)
New York, Sep 16 (IANS) US President Donald Trump will make an unprecedented appearance with Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the "Howdy Modi" rally in Houston on Sunday, the White House has announced.
2019-09-16
Category: International, United States,Diaspora,Diplomacy,Politics
Pak student who sparked anti-Hindu violence denies blasphemy
Karachi, Sep 16 (IANS) Even as the police in Pakistan's Sindh province cracked down on Islamist radicals who vandalised a Hindu temple and homes of the minority community over an alleged case of blasphemy, a student whose complaint triggered the massive violence has said the blasphemy complaint was cooked up to target the Hindu school principal.
2019-09-16
Category: International, Pakistan,International
Several languages are not India's weakness: Rahul to Shah
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Two days after Union Home Minister Amit Shah pitched for 'one nation, one language', and asked people to maximize the use of Hindi, former Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday slammed the move saying having many languages are not India's "weakness".
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
30 Best Bars India contest kicks off
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) A jury of more than 200 bar enthusiasts, industry experts, connoisseurs and writers will vote for the 30 best bars of India from a 100+ long list in a dozen categories in an event jointly curated by the Tulleeho website and MW magazine, a statement said.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Lifestyle/Fashion
3 held for duping people posing as police officers
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) With the arrest of three persons, including two women, in Northwest Delhi's Subhash Place area, the Delhi Police claimed to have busted a gang of extortionists who cheated people impersonating as Crime Branch officers.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
CoA's 'confusing' clarifications leaves state bodies upset
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The Committee of Administrators (CoA) have sent out a fresh set of clarifications with regards to the 9+9 years disqualification rule and cooling-off period in the context of eligibility of representatives to contest in the upcoming BCCI elections and state association officials feel that the goalpost is being shifted way too many times.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
'Billu Barber', who helped people impersonate, held
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The Delhi Police on Monday claimed to have arrested the 42 year-old make-up artist, who had allegedly changed appearances of as many as 10 persons including Jayesh Patel, arrested on September 8, on the direction of agents involved in forging passports and identity.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Kerry Katona proudly flaunts stretch marks
Los Angeles, Sep 16 (IANS) After slamming trolls for posting abusive comments on her bikini picture, singer Kerry Katona is back with a new post in which is seen proudly flaunting her stretchmarks and cellulite.
2019-09-16
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
China urges US to discard 'Cold-War mentality'
Beijing, Sep 16 (IANS) China on Monday urged the US to discard the "Cold-War mentality and zero-sum game mindset" and view Beijing and the relations between the two countries in an objective and rational way.
2019-09-16
Category: International, China,Diplomacy,Politics
B'desh minister, Tripura CM discuss trade, connectivity
Agartala, Sep 16 (IANS) Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb on Monday discussed cross border trade, improvement of connectivity and curbing of drug smuggling and illegal trade between the northeastern state and Bangladesh with Bangladeshi Information Minister Hasan Mahmud.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Tripura,National,Diplomacy,Business/Economy
Air India Assets Holdings' Rs 7,000 cr bonds oversubscribed
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Air India Assets Holdings Ltd (AIAHL), the special purpose vehicle of Air India for transferring part of its debt and assets, on Monday raised Rs 7,000 crore through bonds issue.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Lisa Ray shares 'free and unfiltered' photo
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) At a time when filters dominate the world of social media, Lisa Ray has come out and shared an unfiltered picture of herself. In the photo, the actress appears to be without makeup and yet looks very pretty.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
App that alerts parents if their kids have seizure
San Francisco, Sep 16 (IANS) Roberto D'Angelo, a Microsoft employee, and his colleagues have developed an application that alerts parents if their kids are having a seizure.
2019-09-16
Category: International, Costa Rica,Health/Medicine,Technology
I will visit J&K, if required, says Chief Justice of India
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Supreme Court Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi on Monday said he would personally visit Jammu and Kashmir, if required, after a petitioner said people there were not able to access courts for legal redressal of their grievances.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
'Officer could have drowned while saving others in Congo'
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) An Indian Army officer who drowned during a kayaking expedition in Congo last week may have died while trying to save two of his colleagues, Army officials said in New Delhi on Monday.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
EU: Johnson yet to bring forward Irish backstop proposals
Luxembourg, Sep 16 (IANS) European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker on Monday said that British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has not come forward with alternative suggestions to the Irish backstop.
2019-09-16
Category: International, Luxembourg,Diplomacy,Politics
Asaram, Chinmayanand have damaged religion: Swami Swaroop (Interview)
Bhopal, Sep 16 (IANS) Religiosity and spiritualism have taken a serious beating after allegations of rape and alleged indulgence in immoral activities against self-proclaimed saints like Asaram and Swami Chinmayanand have come to light, Swami Anand Swaroop of the Shankaracharya Trust told IANS in an exclusive interview here on Monday.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Religion
86 tigers rescued from Thai temple have died
Bangkok, Sep 16 (IANS) At least 86 of the 147 tigers rescued from an infamous Thailand temple where they featured as a tourist attraction have died due to genetic problems, authorities said on Monday.
2019-09-16
Category: International, Thailand,Environment/Wildlife
SC order on Kashmir affirmation of Pak stance: Qureshi
Islamabad, Sep 16 (IANS) Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has claimed that the verdict of the India's top court was an affirmation of the stance taken by Pakistan on the issue of Jammu and Kashmir.
2019-09-16
Category: International, Pakistan,International
Manmohan Singh under CRPF's Z+ security cover from Monday (IANS Exclusive)
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Days after his Special Protection Group (SPG) cover was withdrawn, former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday got protective cover from CRPF commandos in the downgraded Z+ category.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security
No restrictions may be necessary in J&K soon: Centre to SC (2nd Lead)
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir is gradually moving to a stage when no restrictions may be necessary, the government on Monday told the Supreme Court, adding that not a single bullet has been fired and not a single life lost so far after the abrogation of Article 370 that accorded special status to Jammu and Kashmir.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
BHEL may sell 4-5 non-core manufacturing units in FY20
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) State-owned Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL) may sell four to five units of its non-core manufacturing business under the government's asset monetisation process during the ongoing financial year.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Russia deploys S-400 missile system in Arctic
Moscow, Sep 16 (IANS) Russia has deployed its S-400 missile system in the Arctic, the Russian Northern Fleet said on Monday.
2019-09-16
Category: International, Russian Federation,Defence/Security,Politics
Congress, NCP reach seat-sharing deal for Maharashtra polls
Nashik (Maharashtra), Sep 16 (IANS) The Congress and the Nationalist Congress Party will contest 125 seats each, while other allies will contest the remaining 38 seats in Maharashtra assembly polls next month, NCP President Sharad Pawar announced here on Monday.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Woman commits suicide on Yellow Line Metro
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) A woman allegedly committed suicide by jumping in front of a moving train at the GTB Nagar Metro Station on the Yellow Line on Monday.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
KJo's personal wardrobe finds place in Angad's film
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) Actor Angad Bedi will play a stylish cricketer in "The Zoya Factor", and the film's costume unit has sourced clothes for the role from filmmaker Karan Johar's wardrobe.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Chinese Premier arrives in Russia for 3-day visit
St. Petersburg, Sep 16 (IANS) Chinese Premier Li Keqiang arrived here on Monday for a three-day official visit to Russia.
2019-09-16
Category: International, United States,Diplomacy,Politics
Congress, NCP announce tie-up for Maharashtra polls
Nashik (Maharashtra), Sep 16 (IANS) The Congress and the Nationalist Congress Party will contest 125 seats each, while other allies will contest the remaining 38 seats in Maharashtra assembly polls next month, NCP President Sharad Pawar announced here on Monday.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Senior IPS takes VRS, may fight Jharkhand polls
Ranchi, Sep 16 (IANS) Rezi Dundung, Additional Director General of Police (wireless), at the police headquarters here has taken voluntary retirement from services. This has been stated in a notification, issued by the Jharkhand government, here on Monday.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Pranali Ghogare replaces Sambhabana on 'Rajaa Betaa'
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) Actress Pranali Ghogare will step into the shoes of Sambhabana Mohanty as Purva in the show "Rajaa Betaa".
2019-09-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Dengue death toll rises to 68 in Bangladesh
Dhaka, Sep 16 (IANS) The Bangladeshi government has confirmed another eight deaths from dengue fever, bringing the total number of fatalities in the country since January to 68, the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) reported on Monday.
2019-09-16
Category: International, Bangladesh,Health/Medicine,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Sonakshi Sinha plans to launch a fashion label in future
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Actress Sonakshi Sinha says she will come out with her fashion label once her career as an actress slows down.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
UP girl left partially blinded after assault by 3 youth
Kanpur, Sep 16 (IANS) An altercation between three youths and a girl living here took a violent turn, leaving the girl partially blinded.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Rohit Saraf: Walking TIFF red carpet for 'The Sky Is Pink' was surreal
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) "The Sky Is Pink" actor Rohit Saraf feels overwhelmed with all the love being showered upon the film, adding that he is proud to be part of such an honest film.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Hyderabad girls college withdraws long kurti dress code
Hyderabad, Sep 16 (IANS) Following massive protests, Hyderabad's St Francis College for Women on Monday withdrew the directive that made wearing knee-length kurtis mandatory for students.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Education,Immigration/Law/Rights
Delhi not affected by economic slowdown: Kejriwal
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday claimed that the national capital was not affected by the economic slowdown in the country, however, he also implored the Centre to take necessary steps to improve the situation.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Politics
IOA to form CSR committee, eye on increased corporate funding
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) could be setting up a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Committee within itself. In a directive issued by IOA president Narinder Batra, it is said that the proposed committee will be making presentations before "CSR boards of PSUs and big corporate houses (both in person and/or through written proposals) so as to convince them to adopt sports activities as their CSR.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
ALERT: Congress, NCP seal Maharashtra Assembly poll deal, to contest 125 seats each
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2019-09-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
How TV stars stay fit during vacations and outdoor shoots
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) TV stars including Mreenal Deshraj, Ankit Bathla and Jasmin Bhasin don't ditch their fitness regime no matter where they are -- including vacations and outdoor schedules.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
'Petrol, diesel prices may shoot up by Rs 5-6 a litre'
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) Following the largest ever-disruption of crude production in Saudi Arabia amid drone attacks on its key facilities, prices of petrol and diesel in India may shoot up by Rs 5 to 6 a litre in next fortnight, experts said on Monday.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Ayushmann Khurrana wishes 'Dream Girl' director on his birthday
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) Ayushmann Khurrana has wished Raaj Shaandilyaa, director of his new film "Dream Girl", on his birthday. The actor, incidentally celebrated his birthday on Saturday, and he added said that the films success is the best birthday gift for both of them.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Final NRC has only started problems for many in Assam
Dera Pathar (Hojai), Sep 16 (IANS) Although the National Register of Citizens (NRC) is expected to end the doubts over citizenship credentials of some people in Assam, yet the publication of the 'historical' document by the Assam government on August 31 only pushed them for a long legal battle.
2019-09-16
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society,Politics
Netizens for arrest of anti-Hindu Pakistan riots mobster
Karachi, Sep 16 (IANS) Social media has erupted in anger and disgust over anti-Hindu riots in Ghotki town of Sindh province and netizens have demanded immediate arrest of Mian Mitthu, infamous for his role in abduction of girls belonging to Hindu and other minority communities and converting them to Islam in Pakistan.
2019-09-16
Category: International, Pakistan,International
On Modi's birthday, NaMo app gets a facelift
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The NaMo app has got sleeker and faster on the eve of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's birthday. A fresh new version of the application, that has become the favourite mode of communication for Modi as well as many of his Cabinet colleagues, has been launched with new features such as one-touch navigation and a new content section called 'NaMo Exclusive'
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Technology
Varun Sharma: I Don't mind being typecast as comic actor
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) It was 2013 when actor Varun Sharma tickled the funny bone of the audience for the first time with his role of Choocha in his debut film "Fukrey". Since then, he has never looked back, and has managed to create a laugh riot in the theatres every time he appears on screen.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
PMO asks secretaries to identify key infra projects, attaches priority tag
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) In line with its plan to front-load infrastructure spending to spur economic growth, the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) has directed Secretaries of key infrastructure ministries to finalise projects worth Rs 100 crore each.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
DDCA isn't fully compliant with SC orders: Director Sanjay Bhardwaj
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA) director Sanjay Bhardwaj has written to BCCI Electoral Officer N. Gopalaswami and pointed that the DDCA has been wrongly considered a fully compliant association by the Committee of Administrators (CoA) despite it not fulfilling some of the criteria laid down by the Supreme Court in its order of August 9, 2018.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Telangana house against uranium mining in Nallamalla jungle
Hyderabad, Sep 16 (IANS) The Telangana Assembly on Monday unanimously passed a resolution, urging the Centre not to permit uranium mining in Nallamalla forests.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
After Pulwama, JeM's target was Delhi-NCR: NIA
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Pakistan-based terrorist outfit Jaish-e-Mohammed was planning to carry out 'fidayeen' attacks at several places in India, including Delhi and NCR, similar to the February 14 Pulwama attack in Jammu and Kashmir that left 40 Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel dead, the National Investigation Agency's chargesheet said on Monday.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
SC says Collegium has taken decision on Justice Kureshi
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday said that the Collegium has taken a decision on the issue related to elevation of Justice Akil Kureshi as Chief Justice of the Madhya Pradesh High Court.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
DRDO hands over new war-gaming software to Indian Navy
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) A war-gaming software, developed by a laboratory of the Defence Research Development Organization (DRDO), was handed over to the Indian Navy here on Monday.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Sahher Bambba: Dharamji advised me to be like sponge
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) Sahher Bambba is Bollywoods latest debutant, taking a bow with Sunny Deols "Pal Pal Dil Ke Paas", alongside his son Karan Deol. The newcomer reveals being both nervous and excited ahead of the release of her debut film, and feels she is fortunate to have got a chance to work in the film.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Peeved Maharashtra farm activist snaps ties with BJP
Nagpur, Sep 16 (IANS) In a significant development, leading farm activist Kishore Tiwari - who recently locked horns with Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari over the stringent penalties under the new Motor Vehicles Act - on Monday snapped ties with the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
State Tourism Ministers demand cut in GST on hotel rooms
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 16 (IANS) State Tourism Ministers who met in the Kerala capital on Monday demanded the reduction, simplification and rationalisation of various taxes and levies, including the Goods and Services Tax (GST), in the tourism and travel industry to attract tourists and face global competition.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Kerala,Business/Economy
Indian techie discovers Uber bug, bags Rs 4.6 lakh reward
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Ride-hailing giant Uber that recently fixed a hacking bug found by Bengaluru-based cybersecurity researcher Anand Prakash which allowed hackers to log into anyone's Uber account, and paid him $6,500 (nearly Rs 4.6 lakh) as reward.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology,Immigration/Law/Rights
HARMAN appoints Kher V-P of lifestyle audio unit
Bengaluru, Sep 16 (IANS) HARMAN, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics, on Monday announced appointment of Vikram Kher as the Vice-President for its lifestyle audio division in India.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy,Technology
Not one bullet fired, no life lost in J&K: Centre to SC
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The Centre on Monday told the Supreme Court that not a single bullet had been fired and not a single life had been lost after the abrogation of Article 370 that accorded special status to Jammu and Kashmir, and the region is moving towards a stage when no restrictions may be necessary.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Pixel clicks better pics than iPhone X, feels Mahindra
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Mahindra Group Chairman Anand Mahindra has shared a photograph of the Manhattan cityscape in low light and claimed his Google Pixel captured better photos than iPhone X.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Aaron Carter cancels tour for 'some peace'
Los Angeles, Sep 16 (IANS) Singer Aaron Carter, who recently opened up about his mental health on a show, has announced that he is cancelling his current tour.
2019-09-16
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Himachal government to buy back single-use plastic
Shimla, Sep 16 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh Cabinet on Monday gave its approval to the draft policy to buy-back non-recyclable plastic wastes and single-use plastics at a minimum support price of Rs 75 per kg.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
Meghalaya woman gets Hrant Dink Award in Istanbul
Shillong, Sep 16 (IANS) Meghalaya's Right to Information (RTI) activist Agnes Kharshiing was awarded the 11th International Hrant Dink Award at the Lutfi Kirdar International Convention and Exhibition Centre, in Istanbul on Sunday.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
UN nuke watchdog begins general conference amid tensions
Vienna, Sep 16 (IANS) The 63rd International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) General Conference started amid heightened tensions over the Iran nuclear deal at the Vienna International Centre (VIC) here on Monday.
2019-09-16
Category: International, United States,Diplomacy,Politics
Tara Sutaria's burger choice impresses netizens
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) Actress Tara Sutaria was spotted after a salon session and her "different look" caught attention of many netizens. One social media user called her Selena Gomez, while most gave a thumbs-up to the decision to choose a burger over salad.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
OPPO Reno Ace set to roll-out on October 10
Beijing, Sep 16 (IANS) Chinese smartphone manufacturer Oppo on Monday confirmed that its next flagship product, 'OPPO Reno Ace', would be launched in China on October 10.
2019-09-16
Category: International, China,Technology
FIG rejects IOA's plea, says only member can register gymnasts for WC
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) With the Sports Ministry requesting the Federation Internationale de Gymnatisque (FIG) to allow the Indian Olympic Association's (IOA) committee to select gymnasts for the upcoming World Championship in Artistic Gymnastics, FIG Secretary General Nicolas Buampane has replied to the mail and stressed on good governance and fairness in sports.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
World champion Sindhu eyes China Open after high
Changzhou (China), Sep 16 (IANS) World champion P.V. Sindhu will look to continue her great work when she leads the Indian challenge at the China Open World Tour Super 1000 tournament beginning here on Tuesday.
2019-09-16
Category: International, China,Sports,Badminton
Uber driver in Lucknow sings song for passenger, goes viral
Lucknow, Sep 16 (IANS) After Ranu Mandal struck gold while singing "Ek pyar ka nagma hai" at the Ranaghat railway station in West Bengal, it is time for Vinod, an Uber driver in Lucknow, to grab attention with his mellifluous voice.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society
Bullying affects mental growth of kids: Indian-American actress
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The Radhika Konda-starrer "LIKE US", a film about bullying awareness and prevention, is set to premiere at the Golden Door International Film Festival in Jersey City, New Jersey on September 21. The Indian-American actress says she wants to bring awareness that bullying is dangerous and that it affects the mental growth of children.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Priyanka Chopra confident, Lady Gaga a genius: Multiple Grammy-winner RedOne
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) From Jennifer Lopez, Pitbull, Shakira and Lady Gaga to our very own Priyanka Chopra, singer-songwriter and record producer RedOne has collaborated with them all. The three-time Grammy Award-winner was in India over the weekend to explore the opportunity of multiple projects including a film, live stage shows and artiste collaborations.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
No 'Shah or Sultan' can alter India's diversity: Kamal
Chennai, Sep 16 (IANS) Taking a dig at Union Home Minister Amit Shah on the Hindi language issue, Tamil actor-politician Kamal Haasan on Monday said no "Shah, Sultan or Saamraat" should renege on the promise of unity in diversity that was made when India became a republic.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Marquez earns doubly valuable victory in San Marino
Misano Adriatico (Italy), Sep 16 (IANS) Marc Marquez of the Repsol Honda Team grabbed a doubly valuable victory at Misano's Marco Simoncelli circuit in San Marino, bouncing back after the latest setbacks.
2019-09-16
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Motorsports
Indian men enter quarterfinals of Champions Division in Asian TT
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) India's men paddlers defeated Thailand 3-0 to enter the team event quarterfinals of the 24th ITTF Asian Table Tennis Championships at Indonesia's Yogyakarta on Monday.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Over 200 booked for anti-Hindu riots in Pakistan
Karachi, Sep 16 (IANS) The police have registered three cases against more than 200 people in connection with the anti-Hindu riots in Pakistan Sindh province's Ghotki town.
2019-09-16
Category: International, Pakistan,International
UK slams attacks on Saudi oil facilities
London, Sep 16 (IANS) Britain on Monday condemned attacks on Saudi Arabian oil complexes as "despicable" and "outrageous", and called for "clear and united" international response to it.
2019-09-16
Category: International, United Kingdom,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Messi continues team training ahead of Dortmund clash
Barcelona, Sep 16 (IANS) Barcelona Argentine star Lionel Messi on Monday continued to train ahead of his team's trip to Dortmund, where the Catalan team will kick off its 2019-20 UEFA Champions League campaign against Borussia Dortmund.
2019-09-16
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Television pundit banned for racist comments about Lukaku
Milan, Sep 16 (IANS) An Italian television pundit was banned for making racist comment about Inter Milan striker Romelu Lukaku.
2019-09-16
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Football
ALERT: After Pulwama, JeM's target was Delhi, NCR: NIA
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2019-09-16
Category: International, United Kingdom,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Taking paracetamol in pregnancy risks child's behaviour
London, Sep 16 (IANS) Women who take paracetamol during pregnancy are at risk of having children with behaviour problems, warn researchers.
2019-09-16
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech
Blockchain deployment in Fin services 3 years away: Gartner
Cape Town, Sep 16 (IANS) Lack of inter-operability standards will prevent widespread blockchain deployment across financial services ecosystem for at least three years, according to research firm Gartner.
2019-09-16
Category: International, South Africa,Business/Economy,Technology
TNCA awaiting report of TNPL committee on fixing allegations
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) With the BCCI's Anti-Corruption Unit (ACU) starting an investigation over allegations of corrupt practices in the Tamil Nadu Premier League (TNPL), the governing council of the league has come out with a statement and made it clear that the Tamil Nadu Cricket Association (TNCA) has a zero-tolerance policy towards persons indulging in unethical practices and action will be taken against any person found guilty.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Subsidies, exemptions galore in TN Electric Vehicle Policy
Chennai, Sep 16 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu Electric Vehicle Policy 2019 released here on Monday by Chief Minister K.Palaniswamy offers subsidies on investment and land cost and exemptions from State Goods and Services Tax (SGST), land registration fees and electricity tax for the investors.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy
Congress demands Gangwar's apology for 'North Indian' comments
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The Congress party on Monday slammed Union Labour Minister Santosh Gangwar for his comments on North Indian youth, saying that the Minister should either apologise for his remarks or admit that the Central government believes that North Indian youth are essentially incapable.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy
HC strikes down Yogi's move to shift 17 OBCs to SC list
Lucknow, Sep 16 (IANS) In a major setback to the Yogi Adityanath government, the Allahabad High Court on Monday stayed its decision to include 17 Other Backward Castes (OBC) in the Scheduled Castes (SC) list.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
4 arrested with 35 lakh cash looted from bus in Jharkhand
Ranchi, Sep 16 (IANS) Jharkhand Police on Monday arrested four criminals with Rs 35 lakh cash looted from a bus in Dumka district last month.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Gymnastic Federation of India's problems never ending: Buampane
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) With the Sports Ministry requesting the Federation Internationale de Gymnatisque (FIG) to allow the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) committee to select gymnasts for the upcoming World Championship in Artistic Gymnastics, FIG Secretary General Nicolas Buampane has replied to the mail and stressed on good governance and fairness in sports.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Mamata-Modi meet likely on Wednesday
Kolkata, Sep 16 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee would call on Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Delhi tentatively on Wednesday to discuss the state's pending central grants and other demands, sources said here on Monday.
2019-09-16
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Ansel Elgort finds embracing 'inner darkness' for role difficult
Los Angeles, Sep 16 (IANS) Actor Ansel Elgort says he had to go to a dark place to get into the character of "The Goldfinch", and it proved out to be his biggest challenge.
2019-09-16
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
V Unbeatable to dance on Ranveer Singh hit in America's Got Talent final
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Mumbai-based dance group V Unbeatable will once again dance on a hit song of Ranveer Singh in the finale of the reality competition series "America's Got Talent".
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Hollywood
Now, BJP-ruled Assam presses hold button on auto rate cut
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Days after Kerala vehemently opposed proposal to cut tax rate on automobiles to 18 per cent from 28 per cent now, BJP-ruled Assam has said knee-jerk reaction is not warranted over the issue as concessions may not always push production and they fade away in time.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Floods kill 33 in Thailand
Bangkok, Sep 16 (IANS) Floods that have submerged large parts of northern Thailand for the last two weeks have killed at least 33 people, authorities said on Monday.
2019-09-16
Category: International, Thailand,Environment/Wildlife
Indonesia probes firms over fires on Sumatra, Borneo
Jakarta, Sep 16 (IANS) More than 30 companies on Sumatra and Borneo islands are being investigated by Indonesian authorities on suspicion of causing some of the serious fires suffered by the Southeast Asian archipelago, officials said on Monday.
2019-09-16
Category: International, Indonesia,Environment/Wildlife
Rajasthan CM conducts aerial survey of flood-hit areas
Jaipur, Sep 16 (IANS) Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Monday conducted an aerial survey of the flood-hit regions of Kota, Bundi, Jhalawar and Dholpur districts.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Two Americans held for flying drone over Rashtrapati Bhawan
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Intelligence agencies and Delhi Police scrambled into action after they were alerted about a drone flying over the Rashtrapati Bhawan and the Prime Minister's Office in the high-security 'no flying zone' in Lutyens' Delhi this weekend.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security
SL issues landslide warnings amidst heavy rains
Colombo, Sep 16 (IANS) Sri Lanka on Monday issued landslide warnings for several districts of the island nation after the Meteorology Department warned of further rains in the coming days.
2019-09-16
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Environment/Wildlife,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Ronaldo breaks down during emotional interview
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Star footballer Cristiano Ronaldo recently broke down in tears after he was shown footage of his late father which he had never seen before. During an interview with Piers Morgan, Ronaldo saw a clip of his late father Jose Dinis Aveiro, where he was talking of the pride he felt for his son.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Mugabe's body to be taken to rural home
Harare, Sep 16 (IANS) The body of former Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe, who died in Singapore on September 6, is scheduled to be brought at his rural home in Zvimba on Monday.
2019-09-16
Category: International, Zimbabwe,Politics
ED slaps Rs 230 cr fine on PwC for FEMA violations
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate's (ED) adjudicating authority slapped a Rs 230.40 crore penalty for the Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA) violation on global accounting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) and six others, officials said on Monday.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Business/Economy
Ratul Puri to stay in ED custody, allowed home-cooked food
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) A CBI court here on Monday extended the Enforcement Directorate custody of Ratul Puri, relative of Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath, in the AgustaWestland case by three days.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Punjab CM asks Harsimrat to stop lying about Nanak event National/Politics/
Chandigarh, Sep 16 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh here on Monday asked Akali leader Harsimrat Badal to desist from exploiting the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev for petty political gains by spreading falsehoods.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics,Religion
Telangana HC bars government from demolishing Errum Manzil
Hyderabad, Sep 16 (IANS) In a jolt to the Telangana government, the Telangana High Court on Monday directed it not to demolish the Errum Manzil, a heritage structure, for construction of a new Assembly building.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Art/Culture/Books
UP policemen held for liquor smuggling, probe ordered
Chandauli (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 16 (IANS) Even as Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath is trying hard to refurbish the image of UP Police, police personnel are happily crossing over to the other side of law.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security
Iran doubles down on Saudi attack denial
Tehran, Sep 16 (IANS) Iran on Monday rebuked the US claims that it was behind drone attacks on Saudi Arabia's Aramco oil establishments that halved the country's oil output and sent prices skyrocketing.
2019-09-16
Category: International, Turkey,Diplomacy,Politics
Punjab to fill 19,000 vacancies on priority: CM
Chandigarh, Sep 16 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Monday ordered that 19,000 vacancies in various departments be filled on a priority basis.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Race for Gandhi's legacy is to fool people: Rahi
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) While preparations are on for celebrating the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi on October 2, 2019, both the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Congress are seeking to upstage each other to claim his legacy.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Himachal launches helpline for grievance redressal
Shimla, Sep 16 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on Monday launched a helpline by dialling 1100, for the speedy and time-bound redressal of grievances by the use of latest technologies.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Politics
Telefunken launches 7 new LED TVs with Amazon in India
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) German consumer electronics brand Telefunken on Monday launched seven new TVs in India, including both smart TVs and non-smart LED TVs, in association with Amazon.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Motorola launches first smart TV in India, Moto e6s phone
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Following the footsteps of Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi, Lenovo-owned Motorola has ventured into the consumer durables space with the launch of a smart TV for the first time in India on Monday.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
India, Thailand begin joint military exercise in Meghalaya
Umroi (Meghalaya), Sep 16 (IANS) The Indian Army and Royal Thai Army began their latest joint exercise here on Monday, an Army official said.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Will Modi drop in at Sangh event during his US visit?
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Narendra Modi and the Sangh go back a long way, so much so that present RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat's father was one of the Indian Prime Minister's mentors during his formative years. So, little should it surprise that the ethos of the Sangh goes with Modi wherever he goes. But when a top RSS body based abroad holds its national level meeting in the US at the same time when Modi is visiting Washington, it's too much of a coincidence.
2019-09-16
Category: International, India,Diaspora,Politics
Ireland Baldwin mocks dad Alec over angry voicemail
Los Angeles, Sep 16 (IANS) Model Ireland Baldwin has mocked her father and Hollywood star Alec Baldwin during his Comedy Central roast, poking fun at the infamous 2007 voicemail he left for her when he called her a "rude, thoughtless, little pig".
2019-09-16
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Punjab CM asks ministers to draw up action plans
Chandigarh, Sep 16 (IANS) With his government completing its half term, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Monday directed his ministers to draw up comprehensive action plans and engage more closely with the MLAs to give further impetus to the development works in their regions.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
'Regiment Diaries' back with Season 2
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) "Regiment Diaries", a TV series which took viewers behind the guarded gates of 13 army regimental centres where soldiers shared their life experiences from times of peace and war, is returning with season two.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Neena Gupta bags Best Actress award at film fest in Boston
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) After "Badhaai Ho", it seems veteran actress is on winning streak. She recently won the Best Actress award at Indian International Film Festival of Boston (IFFB) for "The Last Color".
2019-09-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Maharashtra to deploy drones for emergency medical supplies
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) In a first, the Maharashtra government has joined hands with private drone operator Zilpline to deliver blood products and emergency medicines to people in remote areas in collaboration with Serum Institute of India (SII), an official said on Monday.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine,Technology
8,98,050 LPG refills delivered to home in J&K: Govt
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The Centre on Monday told the Supreme Court it is taking proper care of supply of essential commodities to the people in Jammu and Kashmir, saying 8,98,050 LPG refills have been delivered to home and 6.46 lakh quintals of ration distributed in the last one month.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Elli AvrRam: I'm on cloud nine
Dubai, Sep 16 (IANS) Actress Elli AvrRam says she is on cloud nine after bagging the Breakthrough Bollywood Artist of 2019 award at the India International Excellence Awards (IIEA) held here.
2019-09-16
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Air India signs test deal with BCCI for SA series, eyes annual pact
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) With Jet Airways under insolvency, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has decided to give Air India a try as they have signed a deal with the national carrier for the ongoing series against South Africa. If things go well and the board is happy with the services, it could be an annual deal between the two parties.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Robert Downey Jr to be back as Iron Man in 'Black Widow'
Los Angeles, Sep 16 (IANS) Actor Robert Downey Jr will be back as the enigmatic superhero Iron Man in the Marvel Cinematic Universe with "Black Widow".
2019-09-16
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
How movement was relaxed stepwise by government in Valley
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The Centre on Monday told the Supreme Court that Section 144 of Code of Criminal Procedure have been relaxed in 88.57 per cent police stations of the Kashmir Valley.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Cong flays Karnataka Minister's anti-Muslim remarks
Bengaluru, Sep 16 (IANS) The Congress has sought stringent action against Karnataka Rural Development and Panchayat Raj Minister K.S. Eshwarappa for his alleged anti-Muslim remark in connection with cow slaughter ban.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
NASA gets 2 Emmy Awards for interactive programming
Washington, Sep 16 (IANS) NASA has won two Emmy Awards for interactive programming for its coverage of a Mars mission and the agencys first test of a spacecraft that will help bring crewed launches to the International Space Station back to US soil.
2019-09-16
Category: International, United States,National,Science/Tech
Groovy Madhuri Dixit poses with Wiz Khalifa
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) Actress Madhuri Dixit Nene had a great time attending Wiz Khalifa's gig in Mumbai. She also posed with the American rapper and said she had a great time grooving to his songs.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Hollywood
Pak is deep in communal milieu: B'desh minister
Agartala, Sep 16 (IANS) Pakistan is sunk in the poison of communal milieu, Bangladesh is totally free from that danger and that's why the country (Bangladesh) is now a role model for many developing nations, Bangladesh Information Minister Hasan Mahmud said here.
2019-09-16
Category: International, India,National,Cinema/Showbiz,Politics
Scale up operations, exports: Prasad to electronics CEOs
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Projecting India as an emerging hub for electronics manufacturing, Information Technology (IT) Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Monday told leading CEOs of the technology majors to scale up operations and said that India's fundamentals of the economy are strong.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Champions League returns to Sony Network
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The 65th edition of Europes premier club football tournament, the UEFA Champions League 2019-20, will commence on September 17, 2019. The mega-event, unmissable for any football fan, will be telecast live and exclusive on the SONY TEN 2 channel for Indian fans.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
426 drunk drivers held in 10 days in Odisha
Bhubaneswar, Sep 16 (IANS) The Odisha police have arrested 426 people under the influence of alcohol since September 6 under the amended Motor Vehicle Act (MVA).
2019-09-16
Category: India, Orissa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Banks' 2018-19 savings deposits up at Rs 39.72 lakh cr: RBI
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) Indian private and public sector banks (PSBs) had aggregate savings deposits of Rs 39.72 lakh crore as on March 31, 2019, while foreign banks had a share of Rs 58,630 crore, according to RBI data published in the Handbook of Statistics on Indian Economy 2018-19.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Australian dies while fleeing swooping bird
Canberra, Sep 16 (IANS) A 76-year-old Australian cyclist has died in a bicycle crash while trying to escape from a swooping magpie.
2019-09-16
Category: International, Australia,Human Interest/Society,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Blind boy sodomised by senior at Dehradun school
Dehradun, Sep 16 (IANS) In a shocking incident, an 11-year-old boy was sodomised by a 16-year-old boy inside the premises of a premier institute for the visually impaired here in Uttarakhand.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Kejriwal asks Centre to participate in anti-dengue drive
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday wrote to Union Health and Family Welfare Minister Harsh Vardhan urging the Central government to participate in the anti-dengue awareness campaign, '10 Hafte 10 Baje 10 Minute', to ensure the prevention of vector-borne diseases in the national capital.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Smith keen to get a few weeks off after Ashes show
London, Sep 16 (IANS) Steve Smith single-handedly carried Australia's run-scoring burden on his shoulders and helped his side retain the coveted urn after the Ashes ended in a 2-2 draw. Smith, who amassed 774 runs from seven innings with an impressive average of over 110 in a bowler-dominated series, has described himself as being 'pretty cooked' after the series concluded at the Oval on Sunday.
2019-09-16
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
'India-US continuously working towards resolving trade issues'
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Union Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal on Monday said that India and the US were continuously working towards resolving their trade differences.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Business/Economy
Ex-AP Speaker Kodela Siva Prasada Rao commits suicide
Hyderabad, Sep 16 (IANS) Former Andhra Pradesh Assembly Speaker Kodela Siva Prasada Rao has committed suicide at his residence here on Monday, police said. He was 72.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
US woman swallows wedding ring in sleep
Washington, Sep 16 (IANS) A US woman has undergone a surgery after removing and swallowing her engagement ring in her sleep due to a nightmare in which she and her fiancé were on a speeding train and she was forced to swallow the ring to protect it from "bad guys".
2019-09-16
Category: International, United States,Human Interest/Society
Amarinder's push for Digital Punjab Mission
Chandigarh, Sep 16 (IANS) The Punjab Government will soon have a special IT Cadre for effective implementation of its ambitious e-Governance initiatives as part of the 'Digital Punjab' mission.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Loyalist to get key posts in Congress rejig later this month
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) After a spate of resignations from the party, Congress Interim President Sonia Gandhi may announce her new team during Navratra later this month. The party may be restructured in the due course.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
SC notice on Vaiko's plea for Farooq Abdullah's release
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday issued a notice to the Centre on MDMK General Secretary Vaiko's habeas corpus petition seeking the release of former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah from detention.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
HK police group for using live ammunition on protesters
Hong Kong, Sep 16 (IANS) Hong Kong's largest police association on Monday advocated the use of live ammunition in dealing with protests that have rocked the city for more than three months.
2019-09-16
Category: International, Hong Kong,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights,Defence/Security
After 'Kamariya', we had to up our game: Jackky Bhagnani
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) The festival song "Choodiyan" is out now and actor Jackky Bhagnani, who features in the music video, says that the focus was to up the game after the track "Kamariya" in his 2018 film "Mitron", so his team had to create something that uniquely surprising yet true to the festive spirit.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Realme 3i: Premium features in a budget smartphone
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) To give some competition in the sub-Rs 10,000 price segment aiming at Redmi 6A, smartphone player Realme recently brought a budget device 3i to the Indian market.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Will Centre's scheme for apple farmers in Kashmir work? (Special Report)
Sopore (J&K), Sep 16 (IANS) After the revocation of Article 370 apple growers in Kashmir were finding themselves in a lurch due to a communication blockade and shutdown, government came to the rescue by announcing a scheme to directly buy the fruit from the farmers through a nodal procurement agency.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Business/Economy
300 students stuck in floodwaters evacuated in Chittorgarh
Jaipur, Sep 16 (IANS) Around 300 students, out of the 350 who have been stuck in their school for two days in the Ravatbhata sub-block here due to flooding after heavy rains, were evacuated safety on Monday and were being dropped to their homes, officials said here.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Darshan Kumaar to play boxer in Rakeysh Mehra's Toofan
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) Actor Darshan Kumaar of "Mary Kom" fame will get to put on his boxing gloves in filmmaker Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra's upcoming film "Toofan".
2019-09-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
BJP rules out 'imposing' Hindi in Karnataka amid protests
Bengaluru, Sep 16 (IANS) Accusing the Congress of politicising the language issue, the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ruled out imposing Hindi in Karnataka, an official said on Monday.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
Ranveer Singh's fitness secrets revealed
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) From his debut film "Band Baaja Baaraat" to his latest hits "Simmba" and "Gully Boy", actor Ranveer Singh has been wooing the audience not only with his feisty screen presence and acting skills, but also with his look -- particularly his toned, fit physique. For his upcoming release "'83'", the 34-year-old has undergone a massive workout and physical training to get into the character of former cricketer Kapil Dev.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Pratapsingh Rane not quitting party: Goa Congress
Panaji, Sep 16 (IANS) The Congress on Monday dismissed speculation on social media, that former Chief Minister and senior party MLA Pratapsingh Rane had given his consent for his appointment as the new Governor of Haryana.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Chris Hemsworth to remain star of 'Thor' franchise, assures director
Los Angeles, Sep 16 (IANS) Chris Hemsworth will continue to be the star of the "Thor" franchise, assured director Taika Waititi, who directs the upcoming "Thor: Love And Thunder".
2019-09-16
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
SC allows Tarigami to return to Srinagar
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday allowed Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader Mohammed Yousuf Tarigami, who was admitted at the AIIMS for treatment, to return to Srinagar.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Defectors can spell doom for NDA, warns Shiv Sena
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) Frowning at the spate of election-eve defections into the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-Shiv Sena coalition in Maharashtra from the opposition Congress-Nationalist Congress Party combine, the Shiv Sena has warned this could ultimately spell doom for the ruling coalition both in the Centre and state.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Sara Ali Khan to bring alive Saif, Amrita's hits at IIFA Awards
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) Sara Ali Khan is excited but nervous about performing at the 20th edition of International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Awards. Sara added that she will dance to hit songs of father Saif Ali Khan and her mother Amrita Singh at the awards show.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Ayodhya mediation panel moves SC for resumption of talks
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Ayodhya mediation committee on Monday filed a short memorandum before the Supreme Court seeking its permission to resume talks.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion
'Pakistanis back Army to counter Indian aggression'
Islamabad, Sep 16 (IANS) Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has said that the whole nation of 220 million people stand behind the armed forces, who are fully prepared to counter "any aggression" by India.
2019-09-16
Category: International, Pakistan,International
Chidambaram turns 74, mocks govt from inside Tihar
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Former Finance Minister and senior Congress leader P. Chidambaram, who celebrated his 74th birthday in Tihar jail, on Monday mocked at the Modi government's plan to achieve $5 trillion economy mark by 2024 saying no country has achieved the GDP growth of 8 per cent without exports growing at 20 per cent a year.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
10% mobiles in Kashmir, 100% landlines working in J&K: Centre to SC
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The Centre on Monday told the Supreme Court that 10 per cent mobile phones were operational in the Kashmir division, and 100 per cent landlines were operational in districts in Jammu and Ladakh Division.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Pak Hindu principal arrested after alleged 'blasphemy'
Islamabad, Sep 16 (IANS) A school principal from the minority Hindu community in Pakistan has been arrested by authorities on charges of alleged blasphemy following riots in Sindh province's Ghotki town.
2019-09-16
Category: International, Pakistan,International
OPPO Reno 2: A perfect flagship to gift this Diwali
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) After the initial success to Reno 10x Zoom, Chinese smartphone manufacturer OPPO has launched Reno 2 series -- Reno 2 (20x digital zoom), Reno 2Z and Reno 2F -- before Diwali in India that pack quad rear cameras, pop-up selfie camera and attractive designs.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Afghanistan prepares for presidential election amid challenges
Kabul, Sep 16 (IANS) Afghanistan is preparing for the upcoming presidential election on September 28 amid Taliban threats and persisting challenges.
2019-09-16
Category: International, Israel,Politics
5G spectrum auction quantum inadequate, costly: BFI
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The quantum of 5G spectrum on auction in the country is inadequate and pegged at a very high reserve price which is approximately 5 to 6 times higher than in other countries and needs urgent revision, a broadband industry association said on Monday.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Bullying affects mental growth of kids: Indian-American actress
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The Radhika Konda-starrer "LIKE US", a film about bullying awareness and prevention, is set to premiere at the Golden Door International Film Festival in Jersey City, New Jersey on September 21. The Indian-American actress says she wants to bring awareness that bullying is dangerous and that it affects the mental growth of children.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
India spent nearly Rs 4Kcr on Swachh Bharat info, education: Study
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) To make the Swachh Bharat Mission a success, India mobilised huge resources for information, education and communication (IEC) activities, with a new report estimating that the cash expenditure by the government, private sector, and the development community to be between Rs 3,500-4,000 crore in five years since the programme's launch.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Education,Health/Medicine
Lakshmi Manchu to host 'Feet Up With The Stars' in Telugu
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Actor Lakshmi Manchu is excited to host the Telugu version of the chat show "Feet Up With The Stars". She promises a fun ride.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Southern Cinema
Rod Stewart opens up on fight against cancer
Los Angeles, Sep 16 (IANS) Legendary singer Rod Stewart has revealed that he secretly battled prostate cancer for over two years.
2019-09-16
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Top SL players' absence shouldn't matter to Pakistan: Miandad
Islamabad, Sep 16 (IANS) After some top Sri Lanka cricketers opted out of their upcoming tour of Pakistan, former skipper Javed Miandad has advised the team to not focus on the touring party and urged them to put on their best show.
2019-09-16
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
Abhishek Bachchan starts shooting for next film
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) Bollywood actor Abhishek Bachchan has started shooting for director Kookie Gulati's yet-untitled-film.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Ex-Andhra Speaker Kodela Sivaprasada Rao commits suicide
Hyderabad, Sep 16 (IANS) Former Andhra Pradesh Assembly Speaker Kodela Sivaprasada Rao died allegedly after attempting to commit suicide at his house in Hyderabad on Monday. He was 72.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Disha Patani's throwback scuba-diving moment
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) Actress Disha Patani is nostalgic about the time when she was learning scuba-diving, and has shared a throwback moment on social media.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Ajay Devgn gets his on-screen younger brother
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) Actor Mahesh Shetty, a known name in the telly world, will be playing Ajay Devgn's younger brother in the upcoming movie "Bhuj: The Pride of India".
2019-09-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Data shows Iran involved in Saudi drone attacks: US
Washington, Sep 16 (IANS) The US has issued satellite images and cited intelligence to back its claim that Iran was behind the drone attacks on two oil facilities in Saudi Arabia, the media reported on Monday.
2019-09-16
Category: International, United States,Politics
Russell Simmons banned from yoga studio over sexual assault charge
Los Angeles, Sep 16 (IANS) Hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons, who was accused of rape and sexual misconduct, has been banned from entering a Manhattan-based yoga studio.
2019-09-16
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Big 3 confirmed for inaugural ATP Cup
Sydney, Sep 16 (IANS) The draw for Australia's new ATP Cup tournament was finalised on Monday at the Sydney Opera House, with 27 of the world's top 30 men's tennis stars set to compete Down Under in the tournament to be held from January 3-12 next year.
2019-09-16
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Tennis
GoT wins big at Creative Arts Emmy Awards
Los Angeles, Sep 16 (IANS) "Games Of Thrones" dominated the Creative Arts Emmy Awards by taking home 10 trophies.
2019-09-16
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Samuel L. Jackson lost six relatives to Alzheimer's
Los Angeles, Sep 16 (IANS) Actor Samuel L. Jackson has said that Alzheimer's disease has ravaged his family.
2019-09-16
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Katie Price reveals being target of kidnap threat
Los Angeles, Sep 16 (IANS) Singer Katie Price has revealed that she was the target of a kidnap threat organised by 'Essex-based gangsters'.
2019-09-16
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Malaika performs yoga to cultivate universal love and acceptance
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) Monday morning seems to Bollywood's chosen time for yoga. While Shilpa Shetty focuses on the Vrischikasana (scorpion pose), another Bollywood hottie Malaika Arora has been trying to grasp the Chamatkarasana.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Dreaded dacoit killed in MP encounter
Chitrakoot (Madhya Pradesh), Sep 16 (IANS) Dreaded dacoit Babli Kol, who was carrying a Rs 7 lakh bounty, was killed along with his partner Lavlesh in a gunfight with the Madhya Pradesh Police.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Capsule to analyse what gases you hide in your stomach
Sydney, Sep 16 (IANS) Rather than laughing about it or feeling embarrassed, this is the time to take flatulence seriously as researchers have developed a non-invasive, gas-capturing capsule that can measure what kind of gases you have in your stomach and alert you if there is any problem.
2019-09-16
Category: International, Australia,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Daughter shaves off her head in wait for justice
Jhansi (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 16 (IANS) A woman in Uttar Pradesh's Jhansi district has adopted a novel way to draw the attention of the authorities to get justice.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Restrictions eased in J&K, health services normal: Centre
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The Centre on Monday told the Supreme Court that restrictions have been eased in most parts of Jammu and Kashmir and health services were functioning normally for those people who came from far-flung areas in the valley.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
4 more bodies recovered from Godavari,search on for missing
Rajahmundry, Sep 16 (IANS) Rescue workers recovered four bodies from the Godavari river on Monday, while the search was on for other tourists who went missing after a boat capsized in East Godavari district on Sunday, officials said.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Lots of potential but need good coaches to harness it: Gopichand
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) P.V. Sindhu sent waves around the badminton world when she waltzed her way to a maiden World Championship gold medal last month. It was a historic achievement, one that no Indian had ever managed to do before, and yet the manner in which she brushed off her opponents in the last two matches -- one of whom was defending champion Nozomi Okuhara -- made it look like the gold always belonged to her. Coach Pullela Gopichand, who was courtside when Sindhu was mauling Okuhara, believes that this win is not a one-off if India can nurture and harness the talent it currently has in the junior circuit.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Badminton
Odd-Even scheme: SC had supported it earlier
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The odd-even vehicle rotation scheme of Delhi government, which is set to return to the national capital, was implemented twice earlier and the matter had reached even the Supreme Court due to a controversy.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National
Smith, Cummins maintain No.1 spots in Test Rankings
London, Sep 16 (IANS) Australia batsman Steve Smith and pacer Pat Cummins have maintained their positions at the top of the ICC Test Player Rankings after the Ashes, which culminated with a 135-run victory for England on Sunday as the five-match series ended in a 2-2 draw.
2019-09-16
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Centre submits to SC detailed data on terrorism in J&K
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The Centre on Monday brought on record before the Supreme Court the complete data on terrorism, which includes lives lost by civilians and security personnels, in Jammu and Kashmir, since the onset of terrorist activities in the region in 1990.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Terrorism
My hunger, passion hasn't diminished at all: Pankaj Advani
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Ace cueist Pankaj Advani, who just registered his 22nd world title, insists he is not done yet and is motivated enough to win more titles and bring laurels to the country in the future.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
N.Korea-US to resume talks soon: Moon
Seoul, Sep 16 (IANS) South Korean President Moon Jae-in said on Monday that North Korea and the US will soon resume working-level talks and that his government will continue full support for the peace process.
2019-09-16
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
TNCA & BCCI anti-corruption unit looking into TNPL mess
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Even as the BCCI's Anti-Corruption Unit (ACU) chief Ajit Singh has said that an enquiry has been started over allegations of corrupt practices in the Tamil Nadu Premier League (TNPL), the Tamil Nadu Cricket Association is awaiting the results of its own committee that has been investigating the matter for close to 20 days now. It is believed that bookies and fixers are looking to use the T20 tournament to make quick money.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
OnePlus 7T, 7T Pro to go on sale from Oct 15: Report
Beijing, Sep 16 (IANS) OnePlus 7T and 7T Pro -- likely to go official on September 26 alongside the OnePlus TV -- will be launched on October 10 and available for sale from October 15, according to a prominent leaker OnLeaks.
2019-09-16
Category: International, China,Technology
Juice maker hijacks board meet, keeps independent directors out (IANS Exclusive)
Vadodara (Gujarat), Sep 16 (IANS) On September 12 adding fuel to the fire in the ongoing dirty tricks saga at the ManPasand Beverages board room battle, three independent directors Jitendra Divare, Uday Kamath and Bipin Rathod have revolted against the yoke of the promoter intensifying the battle at the beleaguered company.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Gujarat,Business/Economy
Talks positive, Zomato Gold still a bone of contention: NRAI
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) As the ongoing tussle between the National Restaurant Association of India (NRAI) and online food aggregators as well as delivery platforms enters a settlement stage, Zomato Gold is still proving to be a bone of contention, a top NRAI executive said on Monday.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,National,Technology
PMO 2.0 lists work distribution
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) With a new PMO taking shape under Prime Minister Modi, given that Principal Secretary Nripendra Misra has demitted office, the allocation of duties and work distribution has been firmed up. Both the new Principal Secretary P.K. Mishra and NSA Ajit Doval continue to have Cabinet rank.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
ManPasand is only Promoters pasand as board meet turns into war zone
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) In what can only be described as the theatre of the absurd colliding with the world of surreal, developments at the embattled ManPasand Beverages over the last few days have left shareholders and people at large gaping. One needs to hear more from the regulators though! The level of jogger pokery at a new level.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Not a single bullet fired, no life lost in J&K since August 5: Centre to SC
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The Centre on Monday told the Supreme Court that not a single bullet was fired and not a single life had been lost after the abrogation of Article 370, that accorded a special status to Jammu and Kashmir, on August 5.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Multi-party delegation to visit US ahead of Modi's trip
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) A multi-party delegation is slated to visit the US ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's address at the UN General Assembly on September 27.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy
Music requires blessings: Ayaan Ali Bangash
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANSlife) With sarod legend Ustaad Amjad Ali Khan as their father, Ayaan and Amaan Ali Bangash realised early they had big shoes to fill in. But the brothers have lived up to their family name. And now Ayaan has his own little talents to groom. IANSlife spoke to the younger Bangash brother on the challenges of being a musician, a father and a guru.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,IANS Life,National
The many moods of Diana Penty
By IANSlife Features
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,IANS Life,National
With ABFRL, S&N aims to tap into affordable luxury occasion wear
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANSlife) When the news first spread that in a first in India, Aditya Birla Fashion and Retail Ltd (ABFRL) has acquired a majority 51 per cent stake in Finesse International Design, better known as couture brand Shantanu and Nikhil (S&N), the industry couldn't stop talking. The Delhi-based brand is well respected in the world of fashion for its bespoke creations and ceremonial couture.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,IANS Life,National
Swiss watch brand H. Moser and Cie forays in India
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANSlife) Celebrated for its precision and finesse, Swiss watchmaking is considered the industry standard. H. Moser and Cie, the Swiss brand with a mechanical watch-making tradition that goes back almost two centuries, recently forayed into the Indian market. CEO Edouard Meylan reveals what makes H. Moser and Cie so unique and why the brand is sticking to "beautiful, traditional watches" when smart watches is the trend.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,IANS Life,National
ALERT: Not a single bullet fired, not a single life lost post abrogation of Art. 370 in J&K: Solicitor General to SC
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2019-09-16
Category: India, Kerala,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Metroman asked to take charge of rebuilding Kerala flyover
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 16 (IANS) Metroman E. Sreedharan was on Monday asked to take charge of rebuilding the Palarivattom flyover in Kochi which was closed down 30 months after it opened.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Nitesh Tiwari: I'd be foolish to tamper with 'Ramayan'
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) Director Nitesh Tiwari, who is in the process of creating a three-part marathon feature film series on the "Ramayan" after "Chhichhore", is very clear that in his treatment of the sacrosanct epic, there will be no distortions, no embellishments and no innovation. Tiwari says it would be "foolish to make changes" for the sake of creative liberties or revisionist flourishes.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Andhra CM takes aerial survey of boat accident site
Rajahmundry, Sep 16 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on Monday conducted an aerial survey of Sunday's boat accident site in Godavari river.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
WWE star Becky Lynch fined for swinging chair at referee
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Becky Lynch, a Raw Women's champion, has been handed a $10,000 fine by the World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) after she struck a referee with a chair during her championship match against Sasha Banks.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Shilpa Shetty nails Vrischikasana pose, sets fitness goals
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) Actress Shilpa Shetty Kundra, who is known for her love for yoga, has just nailed the 'Vrischikasana' or the scorpion pose in a way which can give yoga experts across the globe a run for money.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Virat Kohli flaunts Anushka's initials on t-shirt
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli showcased his love for his wife Anushka Sharma by flaunting a t-shirt with the actress's initials.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Sports
Chinmayanand case victim produced in Shahjahanpur court
Shahjahanpur, Sep 16 (IANS) The law student who has accused BJP leader and former Union Minister Swami Chinmayanand with sexual misconduct was brought to a court here in Uttar Pradesh under heavy security on Monday for recording her statement.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Kerala, RCC ink MoU with Maldives for cancer care
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 16 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Monday said that a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between the state and the Regional Cancer Centre (RCC) with Maldives for better cancer care treatment.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
August WPI rate remains unchanged, eases on YoY basis
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The rise in India's August wholesale price inflation (WPI) rate remained flat sequentially, but eased on a year-on-year basis, official data showed on Monday.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
CBI summons ex Kolkata Commissioner again for questioning
Kolkata, Sep 16 (IANS) Two days after senior IPS officer and ex-Kolkata top cop Rajeev Kumar sent an email to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in connection with the Saradha scam probe seeking more time, the investigative agency again summoned him to appear before it on Monday afternoon.
2019-09-16
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Karti Chidambaran pens emotional letter on father's b'day
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Karti Chidambaram, the son of former Finance Minister and senior Congress leader P. Chidambaram, on Monday penned an emotional letter on the occasion of his father's 74th birthday, saying "no 56 can stop you".
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
If required I will visit J&K: CJI, seeks report from HC
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday sought a report from the Jammu and Kashmir High Court Chief Justice on the access to the court by the people as Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi also made it clear that he will personally visit J&K if required.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
August WPI rate remains unchanged, eases on YoY basis
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The rise in India's August wholesale price inflation (WPI) rate remained flat sequentially, but eased on a year-on-year basis, official data showed on Monday.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Drug for Alzheimer's disease increases hospitalisation risk
Toronto, Sep 16 (IANS) Researchers have found that a drug, donepezil commonly used to manage symptoms of Alzheimer disease and other forms of dementia, is associated with a two-fold higher risk of hospitalisation.
2019-09-16
Category: International, Canada,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society
ALERT: August WPI rate flat sequentially; eases on YoY basis
rv/ksk
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Chinese amphibious warship sighted in Indian Ocean
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The Indian Navy had located a Chinese amphibious warship in the southern part of the Indian Ocean during surveillance earlier this month, defence sources said here on Monday.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Microsoft may launch 15-inch Surface Laptop 3
San Francisco, Sep 16 (IANS) Microsoft may launch a 15-inch Surface Laptop 3 next month alongside a 13.5-inch model, which is the same screen size as the Surface Laptop 2's.
2019-09-16
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Bathinda youth wins state deaf badminton meet
Chandigarh, Sep 16 (IANS) Yashveer Goyal, a hearing and speech impaired youth of Bathinda city in Punjab, has added another feat to his cap by winning gold in doubles category and bronze in single category at the 10th Punjab State Deaf Badminton Championship which concluded on Sunday evening in Jalandhar city.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Punjab,Sports,Badminton
'Dream Girl' makes over Rs 44 cr in Day 3
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) Actors Ayushmann Khurrana and Nushrat Bharucha starrer "Dream Girl" has minted Rs 44.57 crore since its release on September 13.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
SC allows Ghulam Nabi Azad to visit J&K
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday allowed senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad to visit Jammu and Kashmir for social work.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
SC seeks registry reply on plea seeking live streaming of Ayodhya case hearing
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to consider former BJP leader and RSS ideologue Govindacharya's plea seeking live streaming and audio recording of the proceedings in the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid dispute case and asked the registry to file a report on whether it can be done.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Religion
Laura Dern debunks Bradley Cooper romance rumours
Los Angeles, Sep 16 (IANS) Actress Laura Dern has dismissed all dating rumours with actor Bradley Cooper and says they are just friends.
2019-09-16
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Afghanistan sets new record for most consecutive T20I wins
Dhaka, Sep 16 (IANS) Afghanistan have created a new record for registering the most consecutive wins in T20 Internationals.
2019-09-16
Category: International, Bangladesh,Sports,Cricket
Delimitation in J&K to begin soon after assuming new status
Srinagar, Sep 16 (IANS) Fresh delimitation of Assembly constituencies in Jammu and Kashmir is right now the top priority of the central government so that elections are held in the Union Territory as soon as possible.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Democrats, Trump fail to agree on gun control Bill
Washington, Sep 16 (IANS) Top Democratic leaders and US President Donald Trump have failed to agree over a gun control legislation following a phone conversation.
2019-09-16
Category: International, United States,Politics
SC allows Tarigami to return to Srinagar
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday allowed Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader Mohammed Yousuf Tarigami, who was admitted at the AIIMS for treatment, to return to Srinagar.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Pak may seek US intervention for FATF, IMF relief
Islamabad, Sep 16 (IANS) Pakistan may seek US intervention for relief from the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) and International Monetary Funds (IMF) tough conditions, as both would be reviewing its position in light of the conditions set out by them, said a Cabinet member.
2019-09-16
Category: International, Pakistan,International
'War' sequences at par with 'Mission Impossible': Hollywood action director
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) Hollywood action director Paul Jennings, who has worked in movies such as "The Dark Knight" and "San Andreas" among many others, says the action spectacle in "War" is on par with films like "Mission Impossible" and "Fast and Furious".
2019-09-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
SC directs Centre to restore normalcy in Kashmir
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday directed the Centre to ensure that normalcy is restored in Jammu and Kashmir and added that the restoration should be on selective basis keeping in mind national interest.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
SC notices to Centre, J&K on Vaiko's plea seeking Farooq Abdullah's release
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday issued a notice to the Centre on MDMK General Secretary Vaiko's habeas corpus petition seeking the release of former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Farooq Abdullah from detention.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Indian researcher discovers Uber bug, bags Rs 4.6 lakh reward
San Francisco, Sep 16 (IANS) Global ride-hailing giant Uber has recently fixed a hacking bug found by Indian cybersecurity researcher Anand Prakash which allowed hackers to log into anyone's Uber account.
2019-09-16
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Vidya flaunts short hairs as Shakuntala Devi
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) The first look of Vidya Balan's character of the "human computer" and maths genius Shakuntala Devi has been unveiled on social media.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
After Realme, China's BBK Group targets Xiaomi with OnePlus TV
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Chinese conglomerate BBK Electronics -- which owns smartphone brands like OnePlus, Realme, OPPO and Vivo and accounted for over 30 per cent of Indian smartphone shipments in the June quarter -- has now set its eyes to dethrone Xiaomi from the TV market in the country.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology
Reynolds sneaks in jab at Jackman in congratulatory post
Canberra, Sep 16 (IANS) Actor Ryan Reynolds was full of praise for his friend Hugh Jackman as he celebrated the star being honoured with Australia's Companion of the Order title.
2019-09-16
Category: International, Australia,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Farooq Abdullah detained under PSA, can go sans trial for 2 yrs
Srinagar, Sep 16 (IANS) In a major development in Kashmir, former Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir Farooq Abdullah was on Monday detained under the Public Safety Act (PSA).
2019-09-16
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Trump's attendance at 'Howdy Modi' will emphasize strong ties with India
New Delhi/Washington, Sep 16 (IANS) The White House has confirmed President Donald Trump's attendance at the September 22 'Howdy Modi' event organised by the Indian diaspora in Houston, adding that his participation would be "a great opportunity to emphasize strong ties" between the two nations.
2019-09-16
Category: International, India,National,Politics
Muzaffarpur horror victim gangraped in moving vehicle in Bihar
Patna, Sep 16 (IANS) A girl, who alleged mental abuse at the infamous Muzaffarpur shelter home in Bihar, was gangraped by four people in West Champaran district, police said on Monday.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Army deploys 8 teams for flood relief in Rajasthan
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The Army has deployed eight teams in Rajasthan for flood-relief operations in districts that have been inundated due to heavy rainfall in the past few days.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Search resumes for missing tourists in Godavari river
Rajahmundry, Sep 16 (IANS) Two helicopters and deep divers of the Indian Navy were pressed into service as rescue and search operations resumed on Monday in the Godavari river in Andhra Pradesh, where a boat with over 60 tourists capsized a day earlier.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
The Cars frontman Ric Ocasek passes away
New York, Sep 16 (IANS) Ric Ocasek, the lead singer of the new wave rock band The Cars, has passed away. He was 75.
2019-09-16
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Pakistan refuses backdoor talks with India
Islamabad, Sep 16 (IANS) Pakistan has refused to engage in backdoor talks after some powerful countries as well as certain Muslim states sought de-escalation of the ongoing tensions between the two neighbours over the Kashmir issue, the media reported on Monday.
2019-09-16
Category: International, Pakistan,Politics
BREAKING: Ex-J&K CM Farooq Abdullah detained under Public Safety Act
abn/in
2019-09-16
Category: International, United States,National,Politics
ALERT: Notice to Centre on MDMK leader Vaiko's plea seeking to produce NC chief Farooq Abdullah before SC
ss/ak/rtp
2019-09-16
Category: International, United States,National,Politics
Indian-American couple's $200mn plan to transform healthcare in India
Clearwater (Florida) Sep 16 (IANS) An Indian-American doctor couple has teamed up with a Florida University to bring world class medical education to India and potentially transform healthcare in the country with an initial investment of $200 million.
2019-09-16
Category: International, United States,International
'By order', Mahua Moitra's letter to TMC workers sparks resentment
Kolkata, Sep 16 (IANS) Investment banker-turned feisty Trinamool Congress MP Mahua Moitra seemingly has a penchant for grabbing the headlines. If it is not for her cogently argued fiery speeches in Parliament, the former JP Morgan vice president is getting media space for inexplicably lobbying for a party lawmaker with the BJP and "ordering" the Trinamool Congress (TMC) workers in the manner of a stern corporate boss.
2019-09-16
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
3 of an Indian family killed in Oman crash
Dubai, Sep 16 (IANS) Three members of a Dubai-based Indian family, including an eight-month-old baby, were killed in a road accident in Oman, the Consulate General of India in Dubai has confirmed.
2019-09-16
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Diaspora,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Aus were the better team in Ashes: Ponting
London, Sep 16 (IANS) Former Australia captain Ricky Ponting believes Tim Paine's men were the better side in the recently-concluded Ashes series against England which ended in a 2-2 stalemate.
2019-09-16
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
General Motors braces for nationwide strike in 12 years
Washington, Sep 16 (IANS) The United Automobile Workers (UAW) trade union has called for a nationwide strike of 48,000 employees at General Motors (GM), the company's first in 12 years, after the US labour contract talks stalled.
2019-09-16
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy
Maharashtra activist who attacked new MVA quits BJP
Nagpur (Maharashtra), Sep 16 (IANS) A prominent farmer activist Kishore Tiwari, who last week locked horns with Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari over the steep penalties under the new Motor Vehicles Act (MVA), has broken ties with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), here on Monday.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Biden calls for efforts to fight US hate crimes
Washington, Sep 16 (IANS) Former US Vice President Joe Biden has warned that "hate is on the rise again" in America and called for efforts to fight it.
2019-09-16
Category: International, United States,Politics
WH confirms Trump's participation at 'Howdy Modi', PM terms it special gesture
New Delhi/Washington, Sep 16 (IANS) With the White House officially confirming President Donald Trump's participation at the 'Howdy Modi' event in Houston being organized by the Indian diaspora on September 22, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday termed the move a "special gesture".
2019-09-16
Category: International, India,National,Politics
UP BJP MLA warns Mamata of Chidambaram-like fate
Lucknow, Sep 16 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh BJP MLA Surendra Singh has warned West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee that she would meet a fate similar to that of senior Congress leader P. Chidambaram, if she did not mend her ways.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Missing 6-yr-old found dead with throat slit in UP
Lucknow, Sep 16 (IANS) A six-year-old girl, who went missing from her residence here in the Uttar Pradesh capital late on Sunday, was found dead with her throat slit two km away in another house, police said.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Your tenacity is admirable: PM to Pankaj Advani
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi has congratulated ace cueist Pankaj Advani after he registered his 22nd world title by winning a fourth straight final in the 150-up format at the IBSF World Billiards Championship held in Myanmar.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
YouTube Charts now in India, to empower local artists
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Google-owned YouTube on Monday rolled out "YouTube Charts" in India that will showcase country-specific trending music lists, top songs, artists and music videos at one place.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National
Australian PM to meet Trump, visit NASA during US trip
Canberra, Sep 16 (IANS) Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced on Monday that will leave for an official trip to the US on Thursday where will meet President Donald Trump at the White House and also visit the NASA headquarters.
2019-09-16
Category: International, Australia,Politics
Oppn slams Kejriwal for return of odd-even scheme
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The announcement of the relaunch of the odd-even scheme in Delhi evoked criticism for Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, with the opposition calling it "election stunt" and drama.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National
Rajiv Gandhi assassination convict back in prison
Chennai, Sep 16 (IANS) S. Nalini, one of the seven convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, was back in prison after her 51-day parole came to an end.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Delhi needs comprehensive plan to fight pollution: Experts
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Without a comprehensive plan to address air pollution in the national capital, the odd-even scheme that is set to make a comeback in November will only provide limited gains, environment experts say.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National
Nissan CEO resigns over pay issue
Tokyo, Sep 16 (IANS) After admitting to being overpaid by an equity-linked remuneration scheme, Nissan Motor Co. President and CEO Hiroto Saikawa on Monday stepped down from his post.
2019-09-16
Category: International, Japan,Business/Economy
Delhi EV policy awaits notification as odd-even returns
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Even as the Delhi government has announced odd-even scheme to be enforced in November to reduce air pollution, it is yet to notify its Electric Vehicle Policy prepared almost a year back to curb vehicular pollution.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National
Pollution dipped in last 3 years, still Delhi to have odd-even scheme
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) In the last three years, pollution in Delhi decreased by 25 per cent. This is what Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on September 6 but just seven days later, he announced 'Odd-Even' scheme for private vehicles from November 4 to 15 to reduce pollution.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National
Pak v/s SL: ICC's security review before naming match officials
Lahore, Sep 16 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) will review the security arrangements put in place in Pakistan before appointing the match officials for the upcoming home series against Sri Lanka beginning September 27.
2019-09-16
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
HK metro services resume after violent protests
Hong Kong, Sep 16 (IANS) Hong Kong's Mass Transit Railway (MTR) resumed its services on Monday, a day after anti-government protesters threw petrol bombs into train stations for the first time.
2019-09-16
Category: International, Hong Kong,Politics
46K families affected by heavy rain in western MP
Bhopal, Sep 16 (IANS) Over 46,000 people from Mandsaur and Neemuch districts were shifted to safer places by late Sunday even as heavy rain continued to lash the western region of Madhya Pradesh, a government spokesperson announced. The Met has forecast heavy rainfall in 10 districts, including Indore.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Pak violates ceasefire on LoC
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Pakistan resorted to yet another ceasefire violation across the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir with intensive shelling, an Army official said on Monday, adding that there were no reports of injuries or casualties.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
RSS worker killed for stalking girl in UP
Muzaffarnagar (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 16 (IANS) An RSS worker was killed for allegedly stalking a girl in Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar district, police have said.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
BHU sends harassment-accused professor on long leave
Varanasi, Sep 16 (IANS) The Banaras Hindu University (BHU) has decided to send Professor S.K. Chaube, who has been suspended after he was found guilty of body shaming and making lewd comments, on a long leave amid protests against his reinstatement.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Education
SIT leaked evidence against Chinamyanand: Girl's father
Shahjahanpur (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 16 (IANS) The role of the Special Investigation Team, (SIT) set up to probe the charges against Bharatiya Janata Party leader and former Union Minister Swami Chinmayanand, has now come under cloud.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Yogi hails NRC, says will implement in UP if needed
Lucknow, Sep 16 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has praised the implementation of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam, adding that he would introduce a similar drive in his state if the need arose.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Spain thrash Argentina to clinch 2nd basketball WC title
Beijing, Sep 16 (IANS) Spain's basketball men's national team won its second FIBA World Cup crown after overcoming Argentina 95-75 in the summit clash.
2019-09-16
Category: International, China,Sports,Other Sports
Trump allows oil release from Strategic Petroleum Reserve
Washington, Sep 16 (IANS) US President Donald Trump announced that he has authorized the release of oil from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve following the recent drone attack against two oil facilities in Saudi Arabia.
2019-09-16
Category: International, United States,Politics
Pak Ministries directed to submit report on IMF goals
Islamabad, Sep 16 (IANS) The Pakistan government has asked all the Ministries and divisions to submit a report about the implementation of targets set for the first review with the International Monetary Fund (IMF).
2019-09-16
Category: International, Pakistan,International
Campaign against dengue intensifies in Rawalpindi
Rawalpindi, Sep 16 (IANS) The campaign against curbing the spread of dengue fever has intensified in Rawalpini after over 1,462 civilians in the Pakistani city were tested positive for the disease so far this year.
2019-09-16
Category: International, Pakistan,International
Pak committed to send 1st astronaut by 2022: Minister
Islamabad, Sep 16 (IANS) Pakistan Federal Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry has said that the country was committed to send its first astronaut to space by 2022.
2019-09-16
Category: International, Pakistan,International
Brent jumps 12% after attack at Aramco
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) The global benchmark oil price, the Brent crude, jumped nearly 12 per cent on Monday.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Pakistani minister hails China's development
Islamabad, Sep 16 (IANS) Pakistani Minister of Planning, Development and Reforms Khusro Bakhtiar said that Chinas growth and development in short span of time are unparalleled in the global history.
2019-09-16
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Brent Crude prices jump 12% post attack on Aramco
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) The global benchmark oil price, the Brent crude, jumped nearly 12 per cent on Monday.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Business/Economy
US city starts plastic-bag ban following half-year postponement
San Francisco, Sep 16 (IANS) Anchorage City in the US state of Alaska began to enforce a stringent ban on plastic bags, including biodegradable ones, according to an announcement on the city's official website.
2019-09-16
Category: International, Costa Rica,Environment/Wildlife
'US military bases in region in reach of Iranian missiles'
Tehran, Sep 16 (IANS) A top commander of Iran's Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) said that the US military bases in the region are within reach of Iranian missiles, Press TV reported.
2019-09-16
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
US "locked and loaded" to respond to attack on Saudi oil: Trump
Washington, Sep 16 (IANS) US President Donald Trump warned that his administration was "locked and loaded" to respond to a recent drone attack against two Saudi oil facilities and said he was just waiting for input from Riyadh on how to proceed.
2019-09-16
Category: International, United States,Politics
US policies cause of regional problems: Hassan Rouhani
Tehran, Sep 16 (IANS) Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said that the US policies are the root cause of problems in the Middle East region.
2019-09-16
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
Britain to help businesses prepare for Brexit
London, Sep 16 (IANS) A nationwide roadshow of 30 events across Britain to prepare businesses for Brexit is to be launched on Monday, the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) said.
2019-09-16
Category: International, United Kingdom,Business/Economy
Iran denies US claims about Saudi Aramco attacks
Tehran, Sep 16 (IANS) Iran's Foreign Ministry denied the "pointless" US claims that Iran is behind recent drone attacks on Saudi Arabia's Aramco oil establishments.
2019-09-16
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
Johnson on collision course with parliament over Brexit
London, Sep 16 (IANS) British Prime Minister Boris Johnson put himself on a collision course with the European Union and Britain's parliamentarians by saying in a major interview that he will ignore an instruction to delay Brexit if no deal is reached with Brussels.
2019-09-16
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Investigation of drone attacks on Saudi oil facilities still on
Riyadh/Sanaa, Sep 16 (IANS) Saudi authorities continued investigating the destructive drone attack by Yemeni Houthi rebels against two Aramco facilities earlier this weekend.
2019-09-16
Category: International, Saudi Arabia,Politics
Alex and I had a connection from the beginning: JLo
Los Angeles, Sep 16 (IANS) Singer-actress Jennifer Lopez is ready for wedding number four to Alex Rodriguez. She says she and Alex had a connection from the very beginning.
2019-09-16
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
UN chief condemns attacks on Saudi oil facilities
United Nations, Sep 16 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres condemned the attacks on Aramco oil production facilities in the east of Saudi Arabia, his spokesman said.
2019-09-16
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Hurley flaunts figure in red bikini, denim hotpants
Los Angeles, Sep 16 (IANS) Actress Elizabeth Hurley, 54, flaunted her fabulous figure in a tiny red bikini and denim hotpants while promoting her swimwear range.
2019-09-16
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Liam Gallagher to invite brother Noel to his wedding
London, Sep 16 (IANS) Musicians Liam Gallagher and brother Noel have had a turbulent relationship through the years. Now, it turns out that Liam will invite his brother to his wedding to girlfriend Debbie Gwyther.
2019-09-16
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz
Dahal calls for early finalization of project proposals under BRI
Kathmandu, Sep 16 (IANS) Co-chairman of the ruling Nepal Communist Party Pushpa Kamal Dahal called for early finalization of project proposals so that they can be developed in Nepal under the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI).
2019-09-16
Category: International, Nepal,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Dengue cases in Bangladesh hit 80,000-mark
Dhaka, Sep 16 (IANS) A total of 9,470 cases of dengue were reported in Bangladesh this month, bringing the total number of confirmed cases since January in the country to over 80,567.
2019-09-16
Category: International, Bangladesh,Health/Medicine,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Where Malala pleads for Kashmir, but Eid blooper is a giveaway
London/New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Pakistani Nobel Peace Prize winner and education rights activist Malala Yousafzai has attracted much criticism for her series of tweets on Kashmir, especially for one tweet in which she alleged a Kashmiri girl had complained she was unable to take her exam due to the lockdown on August 12 - forgetting that it was a national holiday in India due to Eid-ul-Adha.
2019-09-16
Category: International, United Kingdom,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
National Award winner Vanraj Bhatia has 'not one rupee left' in account
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) Vanraj Bhatia won the National Film Award for Best Music for Govind Nihalani's "Tamas" in 1988 Aand the Padma Shri in 2012. Today at 92, the composer, who carved his niche with his distinct notes in the art cinema circuit of the seventies and the eighties, says that he is has no money, even as he battles oldage ailments.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Miley, Kaitlynn look loved-up in matching clothes
Los Angeles, Sep 16 (IANS) Singer Miley Cyrus and rumoured girlfriend Kaitlynn Carter sported matching outfits for an outing here.
2019-09-16
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz
46,000 families affected by heavy rain in western MP
Bhopal, Sep 16 (IANS) Over 46,000 people from Mandsaur and Neemuch districts were shifted to safer places by late Sunday night as heavy rain continued to lash the western region of Madhya Pradesh, a government spokesperson said.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Batons, water canons used on protesting teachers in Karachi
Karachi, Sep 16 (IANS) Police used batons and water canons on teachers holding a protest at the Karachi Press Club on Sunday as they attempted to move towards the Chief Minister's House.
2019-09-16
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Hindu temples, homes in Sindh vandalised over alleged blasphemy
Lahore, Sep 15 (IANS) A violent mob vandalised three Hindu temples, as well as houses belonging to the Hindu community and a school in Ghotki in Pakistan's Sindh province, over allegations that a school principal from the minority community had committed blasphemy.
2019-09-16
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Religion
Blockchain deployment in Fin services 3 years away: Gartner
Cape Town, Sep 16 (IANS) Lack of inter-operability standards will prevent widespread blockchain deployment across financial services ecosystem for at least three years, according to research firm Gartner.
2019-09-16
Category: International, South Africa,Business/Economy,Technology
TNCA awaiting report of TNPL committee on fixing allegations
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) With the BCCI's Anti-Corruption Unit (ACU) starting an investigation over allegations of corrupt practices in the Tamil Nadu Premier League (TNPL), the governing council of the league has come out with a statement and made it clear that the Tamil Nadu Cricket Association (TNCA) has a zero-tolerance policy towards persons indulging in unethical practices and action will be taken against any person found guilty.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Subsidies, exemptions galore in TN Electric Vehicle Policy
Chennai, Sep 16 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu Electric Vehicle Policy 2019 released here on Monday by Chief Minister K.Palaniswamy offers subsidies on investment and land cost and exemptions from State Goods and Services Tax (SGST), land registration fees and electricity tax for the investors.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy
Congress demands Gangwar's apology for 'North Indian' comments
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The Congress party on Monday slammed Union Labour Minister Santosh Gangwar for his comments on North Indian youth, saying that the Minister should either apologise for his remarks or admit that the Central government believes that North Indian youth are essentially incapable.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy
HC strikes down Yogi's move to shift 17 OBCs to SC list
Lucknow, Sep 16 (IANS) In a major setback to the Yogi Adityanath government, the Allahabad High Court on Monday stayed its decision to include 17 Other Backward Castes (OBC) in the Scheduled Castes (SC) list.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
4 arrested with 35 lakh cash looted from bus in Jharkhand
Ranchi, Sep 16 (IANS) Jharkhand Police on Monday arrested four criminals with Rs 35 lakh cash looted from a bus in Dumka district last month.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Gymnastic Federation of India's problems never ending: Buampane
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) With the Sports Ministry requesting the Federation Internationale de Gymnatisque (FIG) to allow the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) committee to select gymnasts for the upcoming World Championship in Artistic Gymnastics, FIG Secretary General Nicolas Buampane has replied to the mail and stressed on good governance and fairness in sports.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Mamata-Modi meet likely on Wednesday
Kolkata, Sep 16 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee would call on Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Delhi tentatively on Wednesday to discuss the state's pending central grants and other demands, sources said here on Monday.
2019-09-16
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Ansel Elgort finds embracing 'inner darkness' for role difficult
Los Angeles, Sep 16 (IANS) Actor Ansel Elgort says he had to go to a dark place to get into the character of "The Goldfinch", and it proved out to be his biggest challenge.
2019-09-16
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
V Unbeatable to dance on Ranveer Singh hit in America's Got Talent final
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Mumbai-based dance group V Unbeatable will once again dance on a hit song of Ranveer Singh in the finale of the reality competition series "America's Got Talent".
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Hollywood
Now, BJP-ruled Assam presses hold button on auto rate cut
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Days after Kerala vehemently opposed proposal to cut tax rate on automobiles to 18 per cent from 28 per cent now, BJP-ruled Assam has said knee-jerk reaction is not warranted over the issue as concessions may not always push production and they fade away in time.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Floods kill 33 in Thailand
Bangkok, Sep 16 (IANS) Floods that have submerged large parts of northern Thailand for the last two weeks have killed at least 33 people, authorities said on Monday.
2019-09-16
Category: International, Thailand,Environment/Wildlife
Indonesia probes firms over fires on Sumatra, Borneo
Jakarta, Sep 16 (IANS) More than 30 companies on Sumatra and Borneo islands are being investigated by Indonesian authorities on suspicion of causing some of the serious fires suffered by the Southeast Asian archipelago, officials said on Monday.
2019-09-16
Category: International, Indonesia,Environment/Wildlife
Rajasthan CM conducts aerial survey of flood-hit areas
Jaipur, Sep 16 (IANS) Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Monday conducted an aerial survey of the flood-hit regions of Kota, Bundi, Jhalawar and Dholpur districts.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Two Americans held for flying drone over Rashtrapati Bhawan
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Intelligence agencies and Delhi Police scrambled into action after they were alerted about a drone flying over the Rashtrapati Bhawan and the Prime Minister's Office in the high-security 'no flying zone' in Lutyens' Delhi this weekend.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security
SL issues landslide warnings amidst heavy rains
Colombo, Sep 16 (IANS) Sri Lanka on Monday issued landslide warnings for several districts of the island nation after the Meteorology Department warned of further rains in the coming days.
2019-09-16
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Environment/Wildlife,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Ronaldo breaks down during emotional interview
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Star footballer Cristiano Ronaldo recently broke down in tears after he was shown footage of his late father which he had never seen before. During an interview with Piers Morgan, Ronaldo saw a clip of his late father Jose Dinis Aveiro, where he was talking of the pride he felt for his son.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Mugabe's body to be taken to rural home
Harare, Sep 16 (IANS) The body of former Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe, who died in Singapore on September 6, is scheduled to be brought at his rural home in Zvimba on Monday.
2019-09-16
Category: International, Zimbabwe,Politics
ED slaps Rs 230 cr fine on PwC for FEMA violations
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate's (ED) adjudicating authority slapped a Rs 230.40 crore penalty for the Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA) violation on global accounting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) and six others, officials said on Monday.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Business/Economy
Ratul Puri to stay in ED custody, allowed home-cooked food
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) A CBI court here on Monday extended the Enforcement Directorate custody of Ratul Puri, relative of Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath, in the AgustaWestland case by three days.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Punjab CM asks Harsimrat to stop lying about Nanak event National/Politics/
Chandigarh, Sep 16 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh here on Monday asked Akali leader Harsimrat Badal to desist from exploiting the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev for petty political gains by spreading falsehoods.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics,Religion
Telangana HC bars government from demolishing Errum Manzil
Hyderabad, Sep 16 (IANS) In a jolt to the Telangana government, the Telangana High Court on Monday directed it not to demolish the Errum Manzil, a heritage structure, for construction of a new Assembly building.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Art/Culture/Books
UP policemen held for liquor smuggling, probe ordered
Chandauli (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 16 (IANS) Even as Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath is trying hard to refurbish the image of UP Police, police personnel are happily crossing over to the other side of law.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security
Iran doubles down on Saudi attack denial
Tehran, Sep 16 (IANS) Iran on Monday rebuked the US claims that it was behind drone attacks on Saudi Arabia's Aramco oil establishments that halved the country's oil output and sent prices skyrocketing.
2019-09-16
Category: International, Turkey,Diplomacy,Politics
Punjab to fill 19,000 vacancies on priority: CM
Chandigarh, Sep 16 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Monday ordered that 19,000 vacancies in various departments be filled on a priority basis.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Race for Gandhi's legacy is to fool people: Rahi
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) While preparations are on for celebrating the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi on October 2, 2019, both the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Congress are seeking to upstage each other to claim his legacy.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Himachal launches helpline for grievance redressal
Shimla, Sep 16 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on Monday launched a helpline by dialling 1100, for the speedy and time-bound redressal of grievances by the use of latest technologies.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Politics
Telefunken launches 7 new LED TVs with Amazon in India
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) German consumer electronics brand Telefunken on Monday launched seven new TVs in India, including both smart TVs and non-smart LED TVs, in association with Amazon.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Motorola launches first smart TV in India, Moto e6s phone
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Following the footsteps of Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi, Lenovo-owned Motorola has ventured into the consumer durables space with the launch of a smart TV for the first time in India on Monday.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
India, Thailand begin joint military exercise in Meghalaya
Umroi (Meghalaya), Sep 16 (IANS) The Indian Army and Royal Thai Army began their latest joint exercise here on Monday, an Army official said.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Will Modi drop in at Sangh event during his US visit?
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Narendra Modi and the Sangh go back a long way, so much so that present RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat's father was one of the Indian Prime Minister's mentors during his formative years. So, little should it surprise that the ethos of the Sangh goes with Modi wherever he goes. But when a top RSS body based abroad holds its national level meeting in the US at the same time when Modi is visiting Washington, it's too much of a coincidence.
2019-09-16
Category: International, India,Diaspora,Politics
Ireland Baldwin mocks dad Alec over angry voicemail
Los Angeles, Sep 16 (IANS) Model Ireland Baldwin has mocked her father and Hollywood star Alec Baldwin during his Comedy Central roast, poking fun at the infamous 2007 voicemail he left for her when he called her a "rude, thoughtless, little pig".
2019-09-16
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Punjab CM asks ministers to draw up action plans
Chandigarh, Sep 16 (IANS) With his government completing its half term, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Monday directed his ministers to draw up comprehensive action plans and engage more closely with the MLAs to give further impetus to the development works in their regions.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
'Regiment Diaries' back with Season 2
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) "Regiment Diaries", a TV series which took viewers behind the guarded gates of 13 army regimental centres where soldiers shared their life experiences from times of peace and war, is returning with season two.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Neena Gupta bags Best Actress award at film fest in Boston
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) After "Badhaai Ho", it seems veteran actress is on winning streak. She recently won the Best Actress award at Indian International Film Festival of Boston (IFFB) for "The Last Color".
2019-09-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Maharashtra to deploy drones for emergency medical supplies
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) In a first, the Maharashtra government has joined hands with private drone operator Zilpline to deliver blood products and emergency medicines to people in remote areas in collaboration with Serum Institute of India (SII), an official said on Monday.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine,Technology
8,98,050 LPG refills delivered to home in J&K: Govt
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The Centre on Monday told the Supreme Court it is taking proper care of supply of essential commodities to the people in Jammu and Kashmir, saying 8,98,050 LPG refills have been delivered to home and 6.46 lakh quintals of ration distributed in the last one month.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Elli AvrRam: I'm on cloud nine
Dubai, Sep 16 (IANS) Actress Elli AvrRam says she is on cloud nine after bagging the Breakthrough Bollywood Artist of 2019 award at the India International Excellence Awards (IIEA) held here.
2019-09-16
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Air India signs test deal with BCCI for SA series, eyes annual pact
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) With Jet Airways under insolvency, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has decided to give Air India a try as they have signed a deal with the national carrier for the ongoing series against South Africa. If things go well and the board is happy with the services, it could be an annual deal between the two parties.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Robert Downey Jr to be back as Iron Man in 'Black Widow'
Los Angeles, Sep 16 (IANS) Actor Robert Downey Jr will be back as the enigmatic superhero Iron Man in the Marvel Cinematic Universe with "Black Widow".
2019-09-16
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
How movement was relaxed stepwise by government in Valley
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The Centre on Monday told the Supreme Court that Section 144 of Code of Criminal Procedure have been relaxed in 88.57 per cent police stations of the Kashmir Valley.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Cong flays Karnataka Minister's anti-Muslim remarks
Bengaluru, Sep 16 (IANS) The Congress has sought stringent action against Karnataka Rural Development and Panchayat Raj Minister K.S. Eshwarappa for his alleged anti-Muslim remark in connection with cow slaughter ban.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
NASA gets 2 Emmy Awards for interactive programming
Washington, Sep 16 (IANS) NASA has won two Emmy Awards for interactive programming for its coverage of a Mars mission and the agencys first test of a spacecraft that will help bring crewed launches to the International Space Station back to US soil.
2019-09-16
Category: International, United States,National,Science/Tech
Groovy Madhuri Dixit poses with Wiz Khalifa
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) Actress Madhuri Dixit Nene had a great time attending Wiz Khalifa's gig in Mumbai. She also posed with the American rapper and said she had a great time grooving to his songs.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Hollywood
Pak is deep in communal milieu: B'desh minister
Agartala, Sep 16 (IANS) Pakistan is sunk in the poison of communal milieu, Bangladesh is totally free from that danger and that's why the country (Bangladesh) is now a role model for many developing nations, Bangladesh Information Minister Hasan Mahmud said here.
2019-09-16
Category: International, India,National,Cinema/Showbiz,Politics
Scale up operations, exports: Prasad to electronics CEOs
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Projecting India as an emerging hub for electronics manufacturing, Information Technology (IT) Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Monday told leading CEOs of the technology majors to scale up operations and said that India's fundamentals of the economy are strong.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Champions League returns to Sony Network
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The 65th edition of Europes premier club football tournament, the UEFA Champions League 2019-20, will commence on September 17, 2019. The mega-event, unmissable for any football fan, will be telecast live and exclusive on the SONY TEN 2 channel for Indian fans.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
426 drunk drivers held in 10 days in Odisha
Bhubaneswar, Sep 16 (IANS) The Odisha police have arrested 426 people under the influence of alcohol since September 6 under the amended Motor Vehicle Act (MVA).
2019-09-16
Category: India, Orissa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Banks' 2018-19 savings deposits up at Rs 39.72 lakh cr: RBI
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) Indian private and public sector banks (PSBs) had aggregate savings deposits of Rs 39.72 lakh crore as on March 31, 2019, while foreign banks had a share of Rs 58,630 crore, according to RBI data published in the Handbook of Statistics on Indian Economy 2018-19.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Australian dies while fleeing swooping bird
Canberra, Sep 16 (IANS) A 76-year-old Australian cyclist has died in a bicycle crash while trying to escape from a swooping magpie.
2019-09-16
Category: International, Australia,Human Interest/Society,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Blind boy sodomised by senior at Dehradun school
Dehradun, Sep 16 (IANS) In a shocking incident, an 11-year-old boy was sodomised by a 16-year-old boy inside the premises of a premier institute for the visually impaired here in Uttarakhand.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Kejriwal asks Centre to participate in anti-dengue drive
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday wrote to Union Health and Family Welfare Minister Harsh Vardhan urging the Central government to participate in the anti-dengue awareness campaign, '10 Hafte 10 Baje 10 Minute', to ensure the prevention of vector-borne diseases in the national capital.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Smith keen to get a few weeks off after Ashes show
London, Sep 16 (IANS) Steve Smith single-handedly carried Australia's run-scoring burden on his shoulders and helped his side retain the coveted urn after the Ashes ended in a 2-2 draw. Smith, who amassed 774 runs from seven innings with an impressive average of over 110 in a bowler-dominated series, has described himself as being 'pretty cooked' after the series concluded at the Oval on Sunday.
2019-09-16
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
'India-US continuously working towards resolving trade issues'
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Union Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal on Monday said that India and the US were continuously working towards resolving their trade differences.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Business/Economy
Ex-AP Speaker Kodela Siva Prasada Rao commits suicide
Hyderabad, Sep 16 (IANS) Former Andhra Pradesh Assembly Speaker Kodela Siva Prasada Rao has committed suicide at his residence here on Monday, police said. He was 72.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
US woman swallows wedding ring in sleep
Washington, Sep 16 (IANS) A US woman has undergone a surgery after removing and swallowing her engagement ring in her sleep due to a nightmare in which she and her fiancé were on a speeding train and she was forced to swallow the ring to protect it from "bad guys".
2019-09-16
Category: International, United States,Human Interest/Society
Amarinder's push for Digital Punjab Mission
Chandigarh, Sep 16 (IANS) The Punjab Government will soon have a special IT Cadre for effective implementation of its ambitious e-Governance initiatives as part of the 'Digital Punjab' mission.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Loyalist to get key posts in Congress rejig later this month
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) After a spate of resignations from the party, Congress Interim President Sonia Gandhi may announce her new team during Navratra later this month. The party may be restructured in the due course.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
SC notice on Vaiko's plea for Farooq Abdullah's release
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday issued a notice to the Centre on MDMK General Secretary Vaiko's habeas corpus petition seeking the release of former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah from detention.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
HK police group for using live ammunition on protesters
Hong Kong, Sep 16 (IANS) Hong Kong's largest police association on Monday advocated the use of live ammunition in dealing with protests that have rocked the city for more than three months.
2019-09-16
Category: International, Hong Kong,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights,Defence/Security
After 'Kamariya', we had to up our game: Jackky Bhagnani
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) The festival song "Choodiyan" is out now and actor Jackky Bhagnani, who features in the music video, says that the focus was to up the game after the track "Kamariya" in his 2018 film "Mitron", so his team had to create something that uniquely surprising yet true to the festive spirit.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Realme 3i: Premium features in a budget smartphone
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) To give some competition in the sub-Rs 10,000 price segment aiming at Redmi 6A, smartphone player Realme recently brought a budget device 3i to the Indian market.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Will Centre's scheme for apple farmers in Kashmir work? (Special Report)
Sopore (J&K), Sep 16 (IANS) After the revocation of Article 370 apple growers in Kashmir were finding themselves in a lurch due to a communication blockade and shutdown, government came to the rescue by announcing a scheme to directly buy the fruit from the farmers through a nodal procurement agency.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Business/Economy
300 students stuck in floodwaters evacuated in Chittorgarh
Jaipur, Sep 16 (IANS) Around 300 students, out of the 350 who have been stuck in their school for two days in the Ravatbhata sub-block here due to flooding after heavy rains, were evacuated safety on Monday and were being dropped to their homes, officials said here.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Darshan Kumaar to play boxer in Rakeysh Mehra's Toofan
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) Actor Darshan Kumaar of "Mary Kom" fame will get to put on his boxing gloves in filmmaker Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra's upcoming film "Toofan".
2019-09-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
BJP rules out 'imposing' Hindi in Karnataka amid protests
Bengaluru, Sep 16 (IANS) Accusing the Congress of politicising the language issue, the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ruled out imposing Hindi in Karnataka, an official said on Monday.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
Ranveer Singh's fitness secrets revealed
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) From his debut film "Band Baaja Baaraat" to his latest hits "Simmba" and "Gully Boy", actor Ranveer Singh has been wooing the audience not only with his feisty screen presence and acting skills, but also with his look -- particularly his toned, fit physique. For his upcoming release "'83'", the 34-year-old has undergone a massive workout and physical training to get into the character of former cricketer Kapil Dev.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Pratapsingh Rane not quitting party: Goa Congress
Panaji, Sep 16 (IANS) The Congress on Monday dismissed speculation on social media, that former Chief Minister and senior party MLA Pratapsingh Rane had given his consent for his appointment as the new Governor of Haryana.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Chris Hemsworth to remain star of 'Thor' franchise, assures director
Los Angeles, Sep 16 (IANS) Chris Hemsworth will continue to be the star of the "Thor" franchise, assured director Taika Waititi, who directs the upcoming "Thor: Love And Thunder".
2019-09-16
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
SC allows Tarigami to return to Srinagar
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday allowed Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader Mohammed Yousuf Tarigami, who was admitted at the AIIMS for treatment, to return to Srinagar.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Defectors can spell doom for NDA, warns Shiv Sena
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) Frowning at the spate of election-eve defections into the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-Shiv Sena coalition in Maharashtra from the opposition Congress-Nationalist Congress Party combine, the Shiv Sena has warned this could ultimately spell doom for the ruling coalition both in the Centre and state.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Sara Ali Khan to bring alive Saif, Amrita's hits at IIFA Awards
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) Sara Ali Khan is excited but nervous about performing at the 20th edition of International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Awards. Sara added that she will dance to hit songs of father Saif Ali Khan and her mother Amrita Singh at the awards show.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Ayodhya mediation panel moves SC for resumption of talks
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Ayodhya mediation committee on Monday filed a short memorandum before the Supreme Court seeking its permission to resume talks.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion
'Pakistanis back Army to counter Indian aggression'
Islamabad, Sep 16 (IANS) Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has said that the whole nation of 220 million people stand behind the armed forces, who are fully prepared to counter "any aggression" by India.
2019-09-16
Category: International, Pakistan,International
Chidambaram turns 74, mocks govt from inside Tihar
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Former Finance Minister and senior Congress leader P. Chidambaram, who celebrated his 74th birthday in Tihar jail, on Monday mocked at the Modi government's plan to achieve $5 trillion economy mark by 2024 saying no country has achieved the GDP growth of 8 per cent without exports growing at 20 per cent a year.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
10% mobiles in Kashmir, 100% landlines working in J&K: Centre to SC
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The Centre on Monday told the Supreme Court that 10 per cent mobile phones were operational in the Kashmir division, and 100 per cent landlines were operational in districts in Jammu and Ladakh Division.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Pak Hindu principal arrested after alleged 'blasphemy'
Islamabad, Sep 16 (IANS) A school principal from the minority Hindu community in Pakistan has been arrested by authorities on charges of alleged blasphemy following riots in Sindh province's Ghotki town.
2019-09-16
Category: International, Pakistan,International
OPPO Reno 2: A perfect flagship to gift this Diwali
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) After the initial success to Reno 10x Zoom, Chinese smartphone manufacturer OPPO has launched Reno 2 series -- Reno 2 (20x digital zoom), Reno 2Z and Reno 2F -- before Diwali in India that pack quad rear cameras, pop-up selfie camera and attractive designs.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Afghanistan prepares for presidential election amid challenges
Kabul, Sep 16 (IANS) Afghanistan is preparing for the upcoming presidential election on September 28 amid Taliban threats and persisting challenges.
2019-09-16
Category: International, Israel,Politics
5G spectrum auction quantum inadequate, costly: BFI
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The quantum of 5G spectrum on auction in the country is inadequate and pegged at a very high reserve price which is approximately 5 to 6 times higher than in other countries and needs urgent revision, a broadband industry association said on Monday.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Bullying affects mental growth of kids: Indian-American actress
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The Radhika Konda-starrer "LIKE US", a film about bullying awareness and prevention, is set to premiere at the Golden Door International Film Festival in Jersey City, New Jersey on September 21. The Indian-American actress says she wants to bring awareness that bullying is dangerous and that it affects the mental growth of children.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
India spent nearly Rs 4Kcr on Swachh Bharat info, education: Study
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) To make the Swachh Bharat Mission a success, India mobilised huge resources for information, education and communication (IEC) activities, with a new report estimating that the cash expenditure by the government, private sector, and the development community to be between Rs 3,500-4,000 crore in five years since the programme's launch.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Education,Health/Medicine
Lakshmi Manchu to host 'Feet Up With The Stars' in Telugu
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Actor Lakshmi Manchu is excited to host the Telugu version of the chat show "Feet Up With The Stars". She promises a fun ride.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Southern Cinema
Rod Stewart opens up on fight against cancer
Los Angeles, Sep 16 (IANS) Legendary singer Rod Stewart has revealed that he secretly battled prostate cancer for over two years.
2019-09-16
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Top SL players' absence shouldn't matter to Pakistan: Miandad
Islamabad, Sep 16 (IANS) After some top Sri Lanka cricketers opted out of their upcoming tour of Pakistan, former skipper Javed Miandad has advised the team to not focus on the touring party and urged them to put on their best show.
2019-09-16
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
Abhishek Bachchan starts shooting for next film
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) Bollywood actor Abhishek Bachchan has started shooting for director Kookie Gulati's yet-untitled-film.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Ex-Andhra Speaker Kodela Sivaprasada Rao commits suicide
Hyderabad, Sep 16 (IANS) Former Andhra Pradesh Assembly Speaker Kodela Sivaprasada Rao died allegedly after attempting to commit suicide at his house in Hyderabad on Monday. He was 72.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Disha Patani's throwback scuba-diving moment
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) Actress Disha Patani is nostalgic about the time when she was learning scuba-diving, and has shared a throwback moment on social media.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Ajay Devgn gets his on-screen younger brother
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) Actor Mahesh Shetty, a known name in the telly world, will be playing Ajay Devgn's younger brother in the upcoming movie "Bhuj: The Pride of India".
2019-09-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Data shows Iran involved in Saudi drone attacks: US
Washington, Sep 16 (IANS) The US has issued satellite images and cited intelligence to back its claim that Iran was behind the drone attacks on two oil facilities in Saudi Arabia, the media reported on Monday.
2019-09-16
Category: International, United States,Politics
Russell Simmons banned from yoga studio over sexual assault charge
Los Angeles, Sep 16 (IANS) Hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons, who was accused of rape and sexual misconduct, has been banned from entering a Manhattan-based yoga studio.
2019-09-16
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Big 3 confirmed for inaugural ATP Cup
Sydney, Sep 16 (IANS) The draw for Australia's new ATP Cup tournament was finalised on Monday at the Sydney Opera House, with 27 of the world's top 30 men's tennis stars set to compete Down Under in the tournament to be held from January 3-12 next year.
2019-09-16
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Tennis
GoT wins big at Creative Arts Emmy Awards
Los Angeles, Sep 16 (IANS) "Games Of Thrones" dominated the Creative Arts Emmy Awards by taking home 10 trophies.
2019-09-16
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Samuel L. Jackson lost six relatives to Alzheimer's
Los Angeles, Sep 16 (IANS) Actor Samuel L. Jackson has said that Alzheimer's disease has ravaged his family.
2019-09-16
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Katie Price reveals being target of kidnap threat
Los Angeles, Sep 16 (IANS) Singer Katie Price has revealed that she was the target of a kidnap threat organised by 'Essex-based gangsters'.
2019-09-16
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Malaika performs yoga to cultivate universal love and acceptance
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) Monday morning seems to Bollywood's chosen time for yoga. While Shilpa Shetty focuses on the Vrischikasana (scorpion pose), another Bollywood hottie Malaika Arora has been trying to grasp the Chamatkarasana.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Dreaded dacoit killed in MP encounter
Chitrakoot (Madhya Pradesh), Sep 16 (IANS) Dreaded dacoit Babli Kol, who was carrying a Rs 7 lakh bounty, was killed along with his partner Lavlesh in a gunfight with the Madhya Pradesh Police.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Capsule to analyse what gases you hide in your stomach
Sydney, Sep 16 (IANS) Rather than laughing about it or feeling embarrassed, this is the time to take flatulence seriously as researchers have developed a non-invasive, gas-capturing capsule that can measure what kind of gases you have in your stomach and alert you if there is any problem.
2019-09-16
Category: International, Australia,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Daughter shaves off her head in wait for justice
Jhansi (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 16 (IANS) A woman in Uttar Pradesh's Jhansi district has adopted a novel way to draw the attention of the authorities to get justice.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Restrictions eased in J&K, health services normal: Centre
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The Centre on Monday told the Supreme Court that restrictions have been eased in most parts of Jammu and Kashmir and health services were functioning normally for those people who came from far-flung areas in the valley.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
4 more bodies recovered from Godavari,search on for missing
Rajahmundry, Sep 16 (IANS) Rescue workers recovered four bodies from the Godavari river on Monday, while the search was on for other tourists who went missing after a boat capsized in East Godavari district on Sunday, officials said.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Lots of potential but need good coaches to harness it: Gopichand
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) P.V. Sindhu sent waves around the badminton world when she waltzed her way to a maiden World Championship gold medal last month. It was a historic achievement, one that no Indian had ever managed to do before, and yet the manner in which she brushed off her opponents in the last two matches -- one of whom was defending champion Nozomi Okuhara -- made it look like the gold always belonged to her. Coach Pullela Gopichand, who was courtside when Sindhu was mauling Okuhara, believes that this win is not a one-off if India can nurture and harness the talent it currently has in the junior circuit.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Badminton
Odd-Even scheme: SC had supported it earlier
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The odd-even vehicle rotation scheme of Delhi government, which is set to return to the national capital, was implemented twice earlier and the matter had reached even the Supreme Court due to a controversy.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National
Smith, Cummins maintain No.1 spots in Test Rankings
London, Sep 16 (IANS) Australia batsman Steve Smith and pacer Pat Cummins have maintained their positions at the top of the ICC Test Player Rankings after the Ashes, which culminated with a 135-run victory for England on Sunday as the five-match series ended in a 2-2 draw.
2019-09-16
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Centre submits to SC detailed data on terrorism in J&K
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The Centre on Monday brought on record before the Supreme Court the complete data on terrorism, which includes lives lost by civilians and security personnels, in Jammu and Kashmir, since the onset of terrorist activities in the region in 1990.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Terrorism
My hunger, passion hasn't diminished at all: Pankaj Advani
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Ace cueist Pankaj Advani, who just registered his 22nd world title, insists he is not done yet and is motivated enough to win more titles and bring laurels to the country in the future.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
N.Korea-US to resume talks soon: Moon
Seoul, Sep 16 (IANS) South Korean President Moon Jae-in said on Monday that North Korea and the US will soon resume working-level talks and that his government will continue full support for the peace process.
2019-09-16
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
TNCA & BCCI anti-corruption unit looking into TNPL mess
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Even as the BCCI's Anti-Corruption Unit (ACU) chief Ajit Singh has said that an enquiry has been started over allegations of corrupt practices in the Tamil Nadu Premier League (TNPL), the Tamil Nadu Cricket Association is awaiting the results of its own committee that has been investigating the matter for close to 20 days now. It is believed that bookies and fixers are looking to use the T20 tournament to make quick money.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
OnePlus 7T, 7T Pro to go on sale from Oct 15: Report
Beijing, Sep 16 (IANS) OnePlus 7T and 7T Pro -- likely to go official on September 26 alongside the OnePlus TV -- will be launched on October 10 and available for sale from October 15, according to a prominent leaker OnLeaks.
2019-09-16
Category: International, China,Technology
Juice maker hijacks board meet, keeps independent directors out (IANS Exclusive)
Vadodara (Gujarat), Sep 16 (IANS) On September 12 adding fuel to the fire in the ongoing dirty tricks saga at the ManPasand Beverages board room battle, three independent directors Jitendra Divare, Uday Kamath and Bipin Rathod have revolted against the yoke of the promoter intensifying the battle at the beleaguered company.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Gujarat,Business/Economy
Talks positive, Zomato Gold still a bone of contention: NRAI
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) As the ongoing tussle between the National Restaurant Association of India (NRAI) and online food aggregators as well as delivery platforms enters a settlement stage, Zomato Gold is still proving to be a bone of contention, a top NRAI executive said on Monday.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,National,Technology
PMO 2.0 lists work distribution
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) With a new PMO taking shape under Prime Minister Modi, given that Principal Secretary Nripendra Misra has demitted office, the allocation of duties and work distribution has been firmed up. Both the new Principal Secretary P.K. Mishra and NSA Ajit Doval continue to have Cabinet rank.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
ManPasand is only Promoters pasand as board meet turns into war zone
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) In what can only be described as the theatre of the absurd colliding with the world of surreal, developments at the embattled ManPasand Beverages over the last few days have left shareholders and people at large gaping. One needs to hear more from the regulators though! The level of jogger pokery at a new level.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Not a single bullet fired, no life lost in J&K since August 5: Centre to SC
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The Centre on Monday told the Supreme Court that not a single bullet was fired and not a single life had been lost after the abrogation of Article 370, that accorded a special status to Jammu and Kashmir, on August 5.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Multi-party delegation to visit US ahead of Modi's trip
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) A multi-party delegation is slated to visit the US ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's address at the UN General Assembly on September 27.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy
Music requires blessings: Ayaan Ali Bangash
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANSlife) With sarod legend Ustaad Amjad Ali Khan as their father, Ayaan and Amaan Ali Bangash realised early they had big shoes to fill in. But the brothers have lived up to their family name. And now Ayaan has his own little talents to groom. IANSlife spoke to the younger Bangash brother on the challenges of being a musician, a father and a guru.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,IANS Life,National
The many moods of Diana Penty
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2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,IANS Life,National
With ABFRL, S&N aims to tap into affordable luxury occasion wear
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANSlife) When the news first spread that in a first in India, Aditya Birla Fashion and Retail Ltd (ABFRL) has acquired a majority 51 per cent stake in Finesse International Design, better known as couture brand Shantanu and Nikhil (S&N), the industry couldn't stop talking. The Delhi-based brand is well respected in the world of fashion for its bespoke creations and ceremonial couture.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,IANS Life,National
Swiss watch brand H. Moser and Cie forays in India
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANSlife) Celebrated for its precision and finesse, Swiss watchmaking is considered the industry standard. H. Moser and Cie, the Swiss brand with a mechanical watch-making tradition that goes back almost two centuries, recently forayed into the Indian market. CEO Edouard Meylan reveals what makes H. Moser and Cie so unique and why the brand is sticking to "beautiful, traditional watches" when smart watches is the trend.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,IANS Life,National
ALERT: Not a single bullet fired, not a single life lost post abrogation of Art. 370 in J&K: Solicitor General to SC
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2019-09-16
Category: India, Kerala,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Metroman asked to take charge of rebuilding Kerala flyover
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 16 (IANS) Metroman E. Sreedharan was on Monday asked to take charge of rebuilding the Palarivattom flyover in Kochi which was closed down 30 months after it opened.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Nitesh Tiwari: I'd be foolish to tamper with 'Ramayan'
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) Director Nitesh Tiwari, who is in the process of creating a three-part marathon feature film series on the "Ramayan" after "Chhichhore", is very clear that in his treatment of the sacrosanct epic, there will be no distortions, no embellishments and no innovation. Tiwari says it would be "foolish to make changes" for the sake of creative liberties or revisionist flourishes.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Andhra CM takes aerial survey of boat accident site
Rajahmundry, Sep 16 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on Monday conducted an aerial survey of Sunday's boat accident site in Godavari river.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
WWE star Becky Lynch fined for swinging chair at referee
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Becky Lynch, a Raw Women's champion, has been handed a $10,000 fine by the World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) after she struck a referee with a chair during her championship match against Sasha Banks.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Shilpa Shetty nails Vrischikasana pose, sets fitness goals
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) Actress Shilpa Shetty Kundra, who is known for her love for yoga, has just nailed the 'Vrischikasana' or the scorpion pose in a way which can give yoga experts across the globe a run for money.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Virat Kohli flaunts Anushka's initials on t-shirt
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli showcased his love for his wife Anushka Sharma by flaunting a t-shirt with the actress's initials.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Sports
Chinmayanand case victim produced in Shahjahanpur court
Shahjahanpur, Sep 16 (IANS) The law student who has accused BJP leader and former Union Minister Swami Chinmayanand with sexual misconduct was brought to a court here in Uttar Pradesh under heavy security on Monday for recording her statement.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Kerala, RCC ink MoU with Maldives for cancer care
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 16 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Monday said that a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between the state and the Regional Cancer Centre (RCC) with Maldives for better cancer care treatment.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
August WPI rate remains unchanged, eases on YoY basis
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The rise in India's August wholesale price inflation (WPI) rate remained flat sequentially, but eased on a year-on-year basis, official data showed on Monday.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
CBI summons ex Kolkata Commissioner again for questioning
Kolkata, Sep 16 (IANS) Two days after senior IPS officer and ex-Kolkata top cop Rajeev Kumar sent an email to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in connection with the Saradha scam probe seeking more time, the investigative agency again summoned him to appear before it on Monday afternoon.
2019-09-16
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Karti Chidambaran pens emotional letter on father's b'day
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Karti Chidambaram, the son of former Finance Minister and senior Congress leader P. Chidambaram, on Monday penned an emotional letter on the occasion of his father's 74th birthday, saying "no 56 can stop you".
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
If required I will visit J&K: CJI, seeks report from HC
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday sought a report from the Jammu and Kashmir High Court Chief Justice on the access to the court by the people as Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi also made it clear that he will personally visit J&K if required.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
August WPI rate remains unchanged, eases on YoY basis
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The rise in India's August wholesale price inflation (WPI) rate remained flat sequentially, but eased on a year-on-year basis, official data showed on Monday.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Drug for Alzheimer's disease increases hospitalisation risk
Toronto, Sep 16 (IANS) Researchers have found that a drug, donepezil commonly used to manage symptoms of Alzheimer disease and other forms of dementia, is associated with a two-fold higher risk of hospitalisation.
2019-09-16
Category: International, Canada,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society
ALERT: August WPI rate flat sequentially; eases on YoY basis
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2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Chinese amphibious warship sighted in Indian Ocean
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The Indian Navy had located a Chinese amphibious warship in the southern part of the Indian Ocean during surveillance earlier this month, defence sources said here on Monday.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Microsoft may launch 15-inch Surface Laptop 3
San Francisco, Sep 16 (IANS) Microsoft may launch a 15-inch Surface Laptop 3 next month alongside a 13.5-inch model, which is the same screen size as the Surface Laptop 2's.
2019-09-16
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Bathinda youth wins state deaf badminton meet
Chandigarh, Sep 16 (IANS) Yashveer Goyal, a hearing and speech impaired youth of Bathinda city in Punjab, has added another feat to his cap by winning gold in doubles category and bronze in single category at the 10th Punjab State Deaf Badminton Championship which concluded on Sunday evening in Jalandhar city.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Punjab,Sports,Badminton
'Dream Girl' makes over Rs 44 cr in Day 3
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) Actors Ayushmann Khurrana and Nushrat Bharucha starrer "Dream Girl" has minted Rs 44.57 crore since its release on September 13.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
SC allows Ghulam Nabi Azad to visit J&K
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday allowed senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad to visit Jammu and Kashmir for social work.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
SC seeks registry reply on plea seeking live streaming of Ayodhya case hearing
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to consider former BJP leader and RSS ideologue Govindacharya's plea seeking live streaming and audio recording of the proceedings in the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid dispute case and asked the registry to file a report on whether it can be done.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Religion
Laura Dern debunks Bradley Cooper romance rumours
Los Angeles, Sep 16 (IANS) Actress Laura Dern has dismissed all dating rumours with actor Bradley Cooper and says they are just friends.
2019-09-16
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Afghanistan sets new record for most consecutive T20I wins
Dhaka, Sep 16 (IANS) Afghanistan have created a new record for registering the most consecutive wins in T20 Internationals.
2019-09-16
Category: International, Bangladesh,Sports,Cricket
Delimitation in J&K to begin soon after assuming new status
Srinagar, Sep 16 (IANS) Fresh delimitation of Assembly constituencies in Jammu and Kashmir is right now the top priority of the central government so that elections are held in the Union Territory as soon as possible.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics