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Goa CM condoles death of Sheila Dikshit
Panaji, July 20 (IANS) Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant condoled the death of former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit, who died of cardiac arrest on Saturday.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Two killers reach police station with victim's severed head
Hyderabad, July 20 (IANS) In a macabre act, two youths murdered a man and brought along his severed head to the police station where they surrendered.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Mamata welcomes new Bengal Governor Dhankar
Kolkata, July 20 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday welcomed the appointment of former Union Minister Jagdip Dhankar as the state's new Governor.
2019-07-20
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Manmohan, Rahul, Kharge pay tribute to Dikshit
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, outgoing Congress chief Rahul Gandhi and several senior Congress leaders on Saturday condoled the demise of former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
TMC workers look to Mamata to counter an aggressive BJP
Kolkata, July 20 (IANS) Holding its first martyrs' day rally, after the Lok Sabha setbacks, the ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) is leaving no stone unturned to ensure a mega show on Sunday when its chief Mamata Banerjee is expected to detail a roadmap to TMC workers for combating an aggressive Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
2019-07-20
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
You will be missed, Sheilaji, says Kejriwal
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday mourned the death of his predecessor Sheila Dikshit, saying her contribution to the city will always be remembered and she will be missed.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Sheila worked to make Delhi better place for all: Sonia
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) UPA Chairperson and senior Congress leader Sonia Gandhi condoled the death of former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit, saying she worked with such vision to transform Delhi to make it a better place to live in for all its citizens.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Karnataka leaders mourn Sheila Dikshit
Bengaluru, July 20 (IANS) Cutting across party lines, Karnataka leaders, including Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy and BJP leader B.S Yeddyurappa, mourned veteran Congress leader Sheila Dikshit who died in New Delhi on Saturday.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
RGV violates traffic laws, tweets, gets fined
Hyderabad, July 20 (IANS) Controversial filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma landed in trouble by riding triple on a motorbike and posting the video on Twitter, prompting the police to fine him for traffic violation, here on Saturday.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Cinema/Showbiz,Crime/Disaster/Accident
HDFC Bank's Q1 standalone net profit up 21%
Mumbai, July 20 (IANS) Lending major HDFC Bank on Saturday reported a rise of 21 per cent in standalone net profit for the April-June quarter of 2019-20 on a year-on-year basis.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Sheila Dikshit's political rise and fall in Delhi
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Delhi, which was the scene of Sheila Dikshit's greatest political triumph as she led Congress to power there in three successive Assembly elections to become its longest-serving Chief Minister, also made her witness the most humiliating defeats of her career with her loss in the Assembly and Lok Sabha polls.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Operation Romeo: 248 detained in Gurugram, 800 in 6 months
Gurugram, July 20 (IANS) As many as 248 youths were detained in a joint operation by the Gurugram Police and the Durga Shakti rapid action force for eve-teasing and hooliganism on the Mall Mile (MG Road) here, said an official.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Sonebhadra victims' kin walked 70 km to meet Priyanka
Mirzapur, July 20 (IANS) The families of the Sonebhadra caste carnage victims in Uttar Pradesh were on Friday taken by surprise when they came to know that Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra was detained in Mirzapur, while coming to their village. They decided to walk most of the 70 km distance to Chunar guest house to meet her.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Doubts raised over NAB's expertise in ex-PM questioning
Islamabad, July 20 (IANS) The questioning of former Pakistan Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi facing charges of corruption by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has revealed interesting insight into the legal knowledge and technical skills of the former PM, so much so that even NAB expertise appeared subdued, a media report said on Saturday.
2019-07-20
Category: International, Pakistan,International
Sheila Dikshit, who changed the face of Delhi, dead
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Veteran Congress leader and former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit, whose contribution to transforming Delhi was acknowledged by party colleagues and political adversaries alike, passed away on Saturday following cardiac arrest. She was 81.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Mamata flays Priyanka's detention, bad UP situation
Kolkata, July 20 (IANS) Condemning the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government led by Yogi Adityanath in Uttar Pradesh for attempting to prevent Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra from meeting the Sonebhadra district caste carnage victims' families, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee here on Saturday said the poor law and order situation in the northern state should be looked into.
2019-07-20
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
PKL 7: Telugu Titans go down to U Mumba in season opener
Hyderabad, July 20 (IANS) It was not the start that hosts Telugu Titans would have wished for as they lost the opening clash of the Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) Season 7 to U Mumba 25-3I.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Sports,Other Sports
IL&FS honchos knew of stress since 2011, emails show
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) From extending personal favours, like facilitating purchase of expensive villas, arranging tickets for football match in Madrid to manipulating and delaying the rating reports, former IL&FS top officials did it all to keep the distress in the company, which they seemed to be aware since 2011, under wraps and from reflecting in its credit ratings.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Sheila Dikshit's death a setback for Congress comeback plan in Delhi
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) The death of former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit will affect the Congress' dream of bouncing back in the upcoming Assembly polls in the city as she leaves a vacuum due to lack of any leader of her stature.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Tributes pour in for Sheila Dikshit
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) The calm in Nizamuddin (East), a quiet neighbourhood in the heart of New Delhi, was suddenly broken by a stream of visitors headed towards B-2, the house of one of the most prominent residents of this posh locality -- Sheila Dikshit.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Historic polls in FATA, says Pak PM's media advisor
Islamabad, July 20 (IANS) Pakistan has held polls for the first time for the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Provincial Assembly seats in the erstwhile Federal Administered Tribal Areas (FATA).
2019-07-20
Category: International, Pakistan,International
Expert: Constitution being flouted by not respecting K'taka Governor's message
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) The Karnataka Assembly Speaker "flouted the Constitution" by disregarding the message from the Governor to conduct the floor test on Friday, a Constitution expert said amid the ongoing political drama in the southern state in the wake of a series of resignations by MLAs of the ruling Congress and JD (S).
2019-07-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Two days mourning, state funeral announced for Dikshit
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) The Delhi government announced two-day state mourning for former Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit, who died on Saturday, and also to accord her a state funeral.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Pakistan announces plan to purge extremism from madrasas
Islamabad, July 20 (IANS) Pakistan has formulated a plan to regulate its madrasas to bring them into the mainstream and stop the students being inculcated with extremist ideologies, Federal Education Minister Shafqat Mehmood has said.
2019-07-20
Category: International, Pakistan,Education,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Religion,Defence/Security
Commonwealth TT: 12 Indians in women's singles main draw
Cuttack, July 20 (IANS) Nine Indians gained entry into the main draw of the women's singles from among the 16 qualifiers to join the three seeds -- Archana Kamath, Ayhika Mukherjee and Madhurika Patkara -- in the 21st Commonwealth Table Tennis Championships at the Jawaharlal Nehru Indoor Stadium here on Saturday.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Orissa,Sports,Other Sports
Tejashwi meets Lalu Prasad for first time after poll defeat
Ranchi, July 20 (IANS) : Tejashwi Yadav on Saturday met RJD Chief and his father Lalu Prasad for the first time after his defeat in the Lok Sabha polls. The meeting happened in the payee ward of RIMS hospital.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Dump EVMs, bring back ballot papers: Mamata
Kolkata, July 20 (IANS) Reiterating her demand for use of the ballot paper instead of the electronic voting machines (EVMs), West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said here on Saturday electoral reforms were must for ensuring transparency and preventing black money in polls.
2019-07-20
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Court orders case against Ghaziabad cops
Ghaziabad, July 20 (IANS) A local court ordered the Ghaziabad police to register a criminal case against its SHO and others who claimed to have arrested a wanted criminal Amir in an encounter on June 28, 2019. The police had claimed that Amir was a wanted criminal carrying a reward of Rs 15,000 on his head.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Shiva Thapa wins gold at President's Cup boxing meet
Astana (Kazakhstan), July 20 (IANS) Shiva Thapa on Saturday became the first gold medallist for India at the President's Cup boxing meet after getting a walkover in the final here on Saturday.
2019-07-20
Category: International, Kazakhstan,Sports,Other Sports
Debate over 'disappeared' religious minorities resurfaces in Bangladesh
Dhaka, July 20 (IANS) The debate over the exodus of religious minorities, mostly Hindus, Buddhists and Christians from Bangladesh resurfaced on Saturday after the head of a Bangladeshi NGO claimed during an encounter with US President Donald Trump that 37 million members of these minorities had "disappeared".
2019-07-20
Category: International, Bangladesh,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Religion
Rajasthan Police go Mission Mangal way to advise road safety
Jaipur, July 20 (IANS) Close on the heels of the Mumbai police using the newly launched trailer of Akshay Kumar-starrer 'Mission Mangal' to create interesting memes discouraging drunken driving and spread road safety awareness, the Rajasthan Police have followed the suit using the film star's meme on the dialogue, "Puri duniya se kaho copy that"
2019-07-20
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Human Interest/Society
Cyrus Sahukar, Sorabh Pant pay tribute to Robin Williams
Mumbai, July 20 (IANS) Popular comedian Cyrus Sahukar feels no one can replace the late Robin Williams, adding that Williams was one of the greatest actors and comedians of all time.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
People throng Sheila Dikshit's residence to pay tribute
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) A large number of people, including several political leaders cutting across party lines, gathered outside the residence of Shiela Dikhsit in Nizamuddin East here soon after the news of her demise came in.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Two students injured in explosion at Odisha school
Bhubaneswar, July 20 (IANS) Two students suffered injuries in an explosion at the Magura Upper Primary School in the Aska block of the Ganjam district in Odisha on Saturday.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Orissa,National,Human Interest/Society,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Small plane crash in Germany kills 3
Berlin, July 20 (IANS) A small plane crashed and collided against the facade of a hardware store on Saturday in German city of Bruchsal, killing at least three people, the police said.
2019-07-20
Category: International, Germany,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Treat cinema as art form, not business: Vivaan
Mumbai, July 20 (IANS) Bollywood actor Vivaan Shah, son of the iconic actor Naseeruddin Shah, says as an actor he is not highly ambitious, but prefers to think of himself as student of art. He treats cinema as an art form rather than the business of entertainment.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Sonia Gandhi pays tribute to Sheila Dikshit
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Former Congress President and UPA Chirperson Sonia Gandhi on Saturday paid her tributes to late Sheila Dikshit at her residence here.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
World celebrates 50 years of Apollo 11 touchdown at Moon
Washington, July 20 (IANS) The world on Saturday celebrated the success of Apollo 11 -- one of humanitys greatest achievements -- when American astronauts Neil Armstrong and Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin became the first humans ever to land on the Moon on July 20, 1969.
2019-07-20
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
Patkura votes to elect its MLA
Bhubaneswar, July 20 (IANS) Around 67 per cent voter turnout was recorded till 5 p.m. in the election to Odisha's Patkura assembly seat on Saturday.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
Lost a long time friend: Pranab Mukherjee
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Former President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday expressed shock over the demise of Sheila Dikshit, saying "I have lost a long time friend".
2019-07-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Rajnath Singh inaugurates two bridges in J&K
Jammu, July 20 (IANS) Defence minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday inaugurated two bridges in Kathua and Samba districts of Jammu and Kashmir during his daylong visit to the state.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Kashmir
Modi pays tribute to Sheila Dikshit
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid his tributes to senior Congress leader and former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit (81), who passed away following a cardiac arrest at a private hospital here on Saturday.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Man lynched in Madhya Pradesh for 'stealing peacocks'
Bhopal, July 20 (IANS) A 58-year-old man was beaten to death by a mob in Madhya Pradesh's Neemuch district on suspicion of stealing peacocks, police said on Saturday. Nine people have been arrested in connection with the case.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
John Abraham roots for the cause of animals
Mumbai, July 20 (IANS) Actor-producer John Abraham feels there is a need to change mindset when it comes to how we treat animals. He adds that animals should be treated at par with human beings.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
IndiGo to seek shareholders' nod to expand Board
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) IndiGo, India's biggest airline by market share owned by InterGlobe Aviation Limited, said on Saturday that shareholders' approval will be sought to expand its Board.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
15 killed in China gas factory blast
Beijing, July 20 (IANS) At least 15 people have been killed and 15 others severely injured after an explosion ripped through a gas plant in China's Henan province, authorities said on Saturday.
2019-07-20
Category: International, China,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Massive seizure of explosives in HK ahead of protests
Hong Kong, July 20 (IANS) The Hong Kong police have seized the largest ever cache of high-powered explosives along with pro-independence materials on the eve of protests against the now-suspended extradition bill.
2019-07-20
Category: International, Hong Kong,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights,Defence/Security
Sheila was known for warm nature: Badal
Chandigarh, July 20 (IANS) Former Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal and Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) President Sukhbir Singh Badal on Saturday expressed condolences at the demise of former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Speeding tempo kills a man and his child in Delhi
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) A 45-year-old man and his five-year-old son were killed when a speeding tempo allegedly hit them while they were crossing a road in North-east Delhi. The incident occurred in the wee hours of Saturday. The driver fled from the spot but was nabbed by police in the afternoon.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Dikshit's contributions will be remembered: Himachal CM
Shimla, July 20 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on Saturday expressed grief over the death of former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Politics
NIA files supplementary charge sheet in FIF terror funding case
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Thursday filed a supplementary charge sheet against Mohammad Hussain Molani in connection with the Hafiz Saeed-headed, Pakistan-based Falah-i-Insaniyat Foundation (FIF) terror funding case.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
Sheila Dikshit: More like a friendly aunt than haughty politician (Obituary)
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Affable, courteous and always smiling, Sheila Dikshit came across more as a friendly neighbourhood aunt than a quintessential haughty politician.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Paes, Marcus Daniell reach semis of Hall of Fame Open
Newport, July 20 (IANS) Veteran Leander Paes reached the semi-finals of the ATP Hall of Fame Open with partner Marcus Daniell, after they beat Matthew Ebden and Robert Lindstedt. Paes, 46, and Kiwi Daniell won 6-4, 5-7, 14-12 over the Australian-Swede pair in the quarter-finals after saving three match points.
2019-07-20
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
Priyanka offers prayers in Varanasi
Varanasi, July 20 (IANS) Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Saturday visited two temples in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's parliamentary constituency of Varanasi after meeting the victims' families of the Sonebhadra caste carnage at the Chunar guest house in Mirzapur.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Priyanka's detention boosts morale of party worker
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) The 24-hour detention of Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra in Mirzapur by the UP government, while she was on way to meet the Sonebhadra district caste carnage victims' families has given a major boost to the party workers and has re-energised the cadre across the country.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Lata, Akshay mourn Sheila Dikshit's demise
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Bollywood celebrities including legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar, and actors Akshay Kumar, Nimrat Kaur and Bhumi Pednekar, on Saturday expressed grief over the demise of veteran Congress leader and former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit, remembering her as a "tall leader".
2019-07-20
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Two-day state mourning in Delhi for Dikshit
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) The Delhi government announced two-day state mourning for former Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit, who passed away on Saturday evening.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Sisodia files defamation case against BJP leaders
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) : Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Saturday filed a defamation suit against Delhi BJP Chief Manoj Tiwari and some other BJP leaders.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
No delay in floor test on astrologers' advice: JD-S
Bengaluru, July 20 (IANS) Believe it or not, beleaguered Karnataka Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy is reportedly delaying the floor test in Assembly on the advice of astrologers, which the JD-S denied, here on Saturday.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Guess what's missing on Cruise's 'Top Gun' jacket
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Fans all across the world might be looking forward for the return of Tom Cruise as Pete "Maverick" Mitchell in "Top Gun: Maverick", and are wondering how his life must have changed in all these years, but there is one change in the "Top Gun" universe that has left them perplexed. Cruise's classic bomber jacket isn't quite the same.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
'Have lost my sister': V.K. Malhotra on Dikshit's death
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Senior BJP leader V.K. Malhotra on Saturday described the death of former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit as a big loss for the country and for him personally as he shared a "family bond" with her.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Punjab poll panel puts Nirbhaya rape convict's photo in awareness campaign
Chandigarh, July 20 (IANS) In a shocking goof-up, the Punjab Election Commission has put the face of a Nirbhya rape convict on its posters and banners as part of its election awareness drive in Hoshiarpur district.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
3 killed, 4 injured in J&K's Ramban road accident
Jammu, July 20 (IANS) Three people were killed and four injured on Saturday in a road accident in Jammu and Kashmir's Ramban district.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Students protest at Nagarjuna's house over 'Big Boss' row
Hyderabad, July 20 (IANS) A group of Osmania University students on Saturday staged protest at the residence of leading Telugu actor Akkineni Nagarjuna, demanding a ban on the Telugu version of the popular reality TV show "Bigg Boss" to be hosted by him.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Cinema/Showbiz,Politics
Zarif tells UK to stop being complicit in US sanctions
Tehran, July 20 (IANS) Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Saturday said that the UK needed to stop acting as an "accessory" to the US sanctions against his country, a call that comes a day after the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) seized a British oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz.
2019-07-20
Category: International, Turkey,Diplomacy,Politics,Defence/Security
Sheila Dikshit was suffering from heart ailments
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Veteran Congress leader Sheila Dikshit, 81, passed away at a private hospital here on Saturday. The former Delhi Chief Minister was suffering from heart ailments and had undergone surgeries several times.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Eye on youngsters as selectors & Kohli gear up to pick WI squad
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) After much hullabaloo, the selection of the Indian team for the West Indies tour will take place on Sunday afternoon in Mumbai and along with the five-wise men -- led by M.S.K. Prasad -- skipper Virat Kohli will also be physically present in the meeting. While there were reports trying to magnify Kohli's presence in the meeting as something extraordinary, the BCCI constitution speaks of the captain being present either through call or in person.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
BSF launches week-long activities to mark Kargil anniversary
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) To mark the 20th anniversary of the Kargil war, the Border Security Force (BSF) is conducting a series of activities, including felicitating the family members of the martyred soldiers and gallantry award winners of all uniformed forces residing in the border areas.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
TV's Randheer to make film debut opposite Mahie Gill
Mumbai, July 20 (IANS) Actor Randheer Rai, who is known for his roles in television shows such as "Jiji Maa" and "Karn Sangini", will be seen sharing screen space with actress Mahie Gill in the upcoming film "Posham Pa".
2019-07-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Italy's Mount Etna volcano erupts, closes 2 airports
Rome, July 20 (IANS) Italy's Mount Etna, Europe's largest active volcano, erupted overnight, spewing ash high into the air and closing two nearby airports.
2019-07-20
Category: International, Italy,Environment/Wildlife
Ayushmann only choice for 'Dream Girl': Director
Mumbai, July 20 (IANS) Writer-turned-debutant director Raaj Shaandilyaa, who is setting the bar high on expectation with his film, "Dream Girl", says that he only had Ayushmann Khurrana in mind for the lead role of his film, because no one else would be able to pull off a cross-dressed character.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Leaders across parties condole Sheila Dikshit's demise
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) The sudden demise of three-time Delhi Chief Minister and senior Congress leader Sheila Dikshit on Saturday has evoked condolences from political leaders cutting across party lines.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
12 Rohingya refugees stay put at Indo-Bangladesh border in Tripura
Agartala, July 20 (IANS) At least 12 Rohingya Muslim refugees, including five children and two women, who tried to enter India from Bangladesh, have refused to leave the Zero Line along the India-Bangladesh border in Tripura for the past three days, Border Security Force (BSF) official said on Saturday.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Tripura,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Defence/Security
Making 'Golmaal' films is my duty: Rohit Shetty
Mumbai, July 20 (IANS) Filmmaker Rohit Shetty feels that his successful franchise "Golmaal" has become a household brand, so much so that it has become his duty to make a new film in the series every now and then.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
After Samsung, LG registers to get its own M-series
Seoul, July 20 (IANS) Following Samsung's footsteps, South Korean conglomerate LG Group is planning to launch a new line-up of M-Series devices, targeting the Indian market.
2019-07-20
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
Man jumps on plane wing as it prepares for takeoff
Abuja, July 20 (IANS) A man climbed onto the wing of a plane as it prepared for takeoff at an airport in Nigeria's Lagos city, causing panic among passengers, authorities said.
2019-07-20
Category: International, Nigeria,Human Interest/Society,Defence/Security
Sheila's death end of a political era: Amarinder
Chandigarh, July 20 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday mourned the demise of senior Congress leader and former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit, terming it the passing away of a political era.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Cars24 shuts down outlets in Delhi, addressing 'anomalies'
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) As consumption slowdown and liquidity crunch hit the auto industry including the second-hand car market, Gurugram-based online used car marketplace Cars24 has reportedly shut down a dozen stores in the national capital, saying it is in the process of "addressing anomalies".
2019-07-20
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
2 Governors transferred, 4 new appointed
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Rewarding Chhattisgarh BJP leader Ramesh Bais for his work during the Lok Sabha elections, the Modi government on Saturday appointed him as the Governor of Tripura. Bais had worked relentlessly for the party, even though he himself was not given a ticket to contest the Lok Sabha polls.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Three-time Delhi CM Sheila Dikshit dead, tributes pour in
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Veteran Congress leader and former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit passed away on Saturday at a private hospital here following cardiac arrest. She was 81.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Improving defence & finishing skills our focus: Manpreet
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) India hockey skipper Manpreet Singh said on Saturday that going into the Olympic qualifiers, the focus of the team has been on improving their performance at the two ends of the pitch. "All our recent training sessions have been about improving our defence and finishing," Manpreet told IANS.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Hockey
Kashmir issue will be resolved soon: Rajnath Singh
Jammu, July 20 (IANS) Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said on Saturday the Kashmir issue would be resolved soon and no power on earth could stop the final resolution.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Kashmir,Politics,Terrorism
'Limited DRS' another classic case of eyewash: BCCI
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Having come under fire in the last domestic season for poor standards of umpiring, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) under the Supreme Court-appointed Committee of Administrators (CoA) has decided to use 'limited DRS' during the knockout stages of the Ranji Trophy this season. But the BCCI officials have called this another attempt to sweep the mistakes under the carpet rather than address the issue of lack of quality umpires.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
President, PM condole Dikshit's death
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday condoled the demise of former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Sindhu reaches Indonesia final with 21-19, 21-10 win over Chen
Jakarta, July 20 (IANS) PV Sindhu beat China's Chen Yu Fei 21-19, 21-10 to reach the final of the Indonesian Open in Jakarta on Saturday. She will now face Japanese fourth seed Akane Yamaguchi in the final on Sunday. Both players will be playing for their first ever Super 1000 title.
2019-07-20
Category: International, Indonesia,Sports,Badminton
Kochi Metro only possible due to Sheila Dikshit: Chandy
Thiruvananthapuram, July 20 (IANS) Former Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Saturday said that had it not been for his then Delhi counterpart Sheila Dikshit, Kerala's landmark Kochi Metro would not have become a reality.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Imran Khan travels to US to 'reset' bilateral ties
Islamabad, July 20 (IANS) Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday embarked on a three-day visit to the US where he is set to meet President Donald Trump on July 22 in a bid to "reset" tense bilateral relations.
2019-07-20
Category: International, Pakistan,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Penguin to publish Balraj Sahni's biography authored by son
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) "The Non-Conformist: Memories of my Father Balraj Sahni", a biography by his son Parikshit that chronicles one of the finest and most natural actors hailing from the golden era of the Indian cinema, will release next month, presenting an insightful take on the legendary actor.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Cinema/Showbiz,Art/Culture/Books
Dikshit's death huge loss for Delhi: Kejriwal
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday mourned the death of his predecessor Sheila Dikshit, saying her contribution to the city will always be remembered.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Special events to mark Kargil war's 20th anniversary
Lucknow, July 20 (IANS) The 20th anniversary of Kargil Diwas will be celebrated with fanfare by the Central Command in Lucknow.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Defence/Security
Monsoon gains strength, 3 fishermen missing at sea in Kerala
Thiruvananthapuram, July 20 (IANS) With the monsoon getting stronger in Kerala, the Meteorological Department has issued red and orange alerts for a few districts until Monday. While a red alert has been issued in Kasargode district today, Kozhikode and Wayanad are expected to get more rains tomorrow.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Kerala,National,Environment/Wildlife
Shah formulating 'effective policy' on Kashmiri Pandits' rehabilitation
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Union Home Minister Amit Shah and his team of senior officials in the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) are formulating an "effective policy" for rehabilitation of Kashmiri Pandits in the Valley. Highly-placed sources in the Home Ministry said that Amit Shah had chaired several meetings with the key officials of MHA's Kashmir Division in this connection, during the past one month.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Delhi,National
'Indu Sarkar' included in National Film Archives
Mumbai, July 20 (IANS) Madhur Bhandarkar's political thriller "Indu Sarkar" has been included in the National Film Archives of India (NFAI). The National Award-winning director took to Twiter to announce the news.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Arjun Rampal's baby boy makes Instagram debut
Mumbai, July 20 (IANS) Actor Arjun Rampal's baby boy is not even one week old, but he is already setting trends in the virtual world.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Former Delhi CM Sheila Dikshit dead
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Senior Congress leader and former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit passed away on Saturday at the Escorts Hospital here, a party leader said. She was 81.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Janhvi, Ishaan complete a year in Bollywood
Mumbai, July 20 (IANS) Actors Janhvi Kapoor and Ishaan Khatter on Saturday completed a year in Bollywood since the release of their film "Dhadak".
2019-07-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
NIA conducts searches across Tamil Nadu
Chennai, July 20 (IANS) The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Saturday searched several premises in Madurai, Theni, Tirunelveli, Ramanathapuram and Chennai following arrest of 16 terror suspects, including 14 deported from the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
2019-07-20
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Centre to come up with anti-mob lynching law in this Parliament session
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) A year after the Supreme Court directed the government to enact a law to deal with the rising cases of mob lynching in the country, the Centre has worked out such a legislation and is likely to introduce it in the ongoing session of Parliament, according to sources.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Human Interest/Society,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Kerala Catholic priests call off protest after talks
Kochi, July 20 (IANS) The protest by a section of the priests attached to the Ernakulam and Angamaly archdioceses of the Syro Malabar Catholic Church was called off on Saturday following talks with a group of bishops.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Kerala,National,Religion
NAB launches money laundering probe against Maryam Nawaz
Lahore, July 20 (IANS) Pakistan's anti-corruption watchdog has initiated another probe against former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's daughter and PML-N leader Maryam Nawaz after the Islamabad accountability court rejected its application seeking legal proceedings against her for using a bogus trust deed in the Avenfield graft case.
2019-07-20
Category: International, Pakistan,International
Priyanka ends dharna, to return to Delhi via Varanasi
Mirzapur (Uttar Pradesh), July 20 (IANS) "I am now leaving because my purpose of meeting the families of the victims has been fulfilled. But I will return very soon. I had come here on the instructions of my brother Rahul Gandhi."
2019-07-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Pooja Bhatt on life after conscious sobriety
Mumbai, July 20 (IANS) Actress-filmmaker Pooja Bhatt says she found a new way of living after choosing conscious sobriety.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Sitharaman on why she taxed super rich more
Chennai, July 20 (IANS) Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday said the tax on the super rich is a small expectation from them to contribute a little more for the poor.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Business/Economy,Politics
Deepika, Ranbir back together on screen?
Mumbai, July 20 (IANS) Snapshots of Deepika Padukone leaving a filmmaker's office with Ranbir Kapoor last night have sparked off speculations if the two satsr are all set to reunite on the screen.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
MI's plan to promote brand IPL in US shot down by CoA
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Mumbai Indians' plan to promote brand IPL in the US has been shot down by the Supreme Court-appointed Committee of Administrators (CoA).
2019-07-20
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Childhood coach feels Dhoni can continue till T20 WC
Kolkata, July 20 (IANS) Mahendra Singh Dhoni is still fit to continue and if the Indian team wants the best out of him, the selectors should think of managing his workload properly, feels the former India captain's childhood coach Keshav Banerjee.
2019-07-20
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
Week long BSF celebrations to mark Operation Vijay
Agartala, July 20 (IANS) To mark the 20th anniversary of the victory in 'Operation Vijay', the Border Security Force (BSF) will conduct a series of events to commemorate the valour and sacrifice of the Indian Army during the Kargil war, a BSF release said on Saturday.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Tripura,National,Defence/Security
Xiaomi's global spokesperson, POCO head call it quits
Beijing, July 20 (IANS) Two top executives from Chinese smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi -- Donovan Sung, former global spokesperson and Jai Mani, head of product of the POCO division -- have quit the company.
2019-07-20
Category: International, China,Technology
4 Maoists involved in killing of five cops arrested in Jharkhand
Ranchi, July 20 (IANS) : Four Maoist guerrillas involved in the killing of five security personnel were arrested by the Seraikela-Kharsawa district police on Saturday.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Bihar,National,Terrorism
Neeraj, Vikas challenge Vijender after 'kid' comment
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Pugilists Neeraj Goyat and Vikas Krishan have challenged Vijender Singh for a fight in November after the star boxer called Neeraj a 'kid'.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Imran Khan embarks on 3-day visit to US
Islamabad, July 20 (IANS) Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday embarked on a three-day visit to the US where he will meet President Donald Trump at the White House on July 22.
2019-07-20
Category: International, Pakistan,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Sidhu's resignation accepted; Punjab CM holds Power portfolio
Chandigarh, July 20 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday accepted state Power Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu's resignation.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Authorities to probe all aviation related safety incidents: Minister
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Saturday said that the authorities will investigate all aviation related safety incidents.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Microsoft partners with Telangana government to empower women
Hyderabad, July 20 (IANS) Microsoft has partnered with the Telangana government's Women Entrepreneurs Hub (WE Hub) aimed at empowering women entrepreneurs and technologists in the region.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Business/Economy,Technology
CPI-M leader attacks Antony for silence against BJP
Kochi, July 20 (IANS) A senior CPI-M leader, who is also the chief editor of Malayalam daily and party organ 'Deshabhimani', on Saturday slammed former Defence Minister and Congress veteran A.K. Antony for being silent against the BJP, but taking time to attack the left party.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
No formalin traces in fish sold in Goa: Minister
Panaji, July 20 (IANS) Amid reports of the use of formaldehyde to preserve fish imported into Goa from other states, Health Minister Vishwaji Rane in a written reply tabled in the state Assembly has reiterated that the fish being sold in the state's markets is safe for human consumption.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Goa,National,Health/Medicine
18 Indians aboard tanker seized by Iran; India trying to secure their release
New Delhi/Tehran, July 20 (IANS) Eighteen Indians, including the ship's captain, are among 23 crew members of a British-flagged oil tanker seized by Iran in the Strait of Hormuz amid heightened tensions in the Gulf. India said on Saturday it is in touch with Tehran for the release of the Indian sailors.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Politics,Defence/Security
After arresting 16 terror suspects, NIA conducts searches in Tamil Nadu
Chennai, July 20 (IANS) The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Saturday searched several premises in Tamil Nadu after arresting 16 terror suspects including 14 who were deported from the United Arab Emirates (UAE), police said. The searches were conducted in Madurai, Theni, Tirunelveli, Ramanathapuram and Chennai.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Government targeting IRFC IPO listing by September to raise Rs 1,000 cr
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Activating the IPO pipeline, the government plans to offload 10 per cent in Indian Railway Finance Corporation (IRFC) through listing by September in a bid to raise Rs 1,000 crore.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
ED gets 3-day custody of Ponzi scamster Mansoor Khan
Bengaluru, July 20 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Saturday got three-day custody of IMA Jewellers' founder and prime accused in the multi-crore Ponzi scam Mansoor Khan from a Bengaluru court for a joint probe with the SIT, an official said.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Indian-origin scientists develop AI system to curb 'deepfake' videos
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) At a time when "deepfake" videos become a new threat to users' privacy, a team of Indian-origin researchers has developed Artificial Intelligence (AI)-driven deep neural network that can identify manipulated images at the pixel level with high precision.
2019-07-20
Category: International, India,Science/Tech,Technology
Priyanka ends dharna, leaves for Delhi
Mirzapur (Uttar Pradesh), July 20 (IANS) "I am now leaving because my purpose of meeting the families of the victims has been fulfilled. But I will return very soon. I had come here on the instructions of my brother Rahul Gandhi."
2019-07-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
BJP trying to suppress democracy, says Rahul Gandhi
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Outgoing Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday accused Uttar Pradesh's Yogi Adityanath government of trying to suppress democracy by cutting the electricity and water supply at the Chunar guest house, where his sister and party General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi has been detained since Friday afternoon.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Delhi businessman files defamation suit against actress Esha Gupta
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) : A criminal defamation complaint has been filed against Bollywood actress Esha Gupta by a Delhi businessman after she accused him of sexual misconduct.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Modi-Xi summit will take bilateral ties to new heights: Chinese envoy
Beijing, July 20 (IANS) The informal summit between Chinese President Xi Jinping and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi later this year will take the bilateral relations to new heights but at the same time the two countries cannot let "individual" issues hurt their ties, Beijing's newly-appointed envoy to Delhi Sun Weidong has said.
2019-07-20
Category: International, China,Diplomacy,Politics
Centre appoints 6 new Governors, Anandiben Patel transferred to Uttar Pradesh
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) In a major reshuffle on Saturday, President Ramnath Kovind
2019-07-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Love in London for SRK's son Aryan?
Mumbai, July 20 (IANS) Superstar Shah Rukh Khan's son Aryan has seen innumerable female fans swooning over his father down the decades. But Now, Khan junior seems to have found love in foreign shores.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
One-hour exercise with proper hydration may tackle low BP
New York, July 20 (IANS) Suffering from low blood pressure? Do an hour or more of daily exercise and stay hydrated to improve the condition and control fainting or dizziness episodes, finds a NASA-funded study on astronauts.
2019-07-20
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Rajnath Singh pays tribute at Kargil War Memorial
Srinagar, July 20 (IANS) Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday paid tribute to the martyred soldiers at the Kargil War Memorial in Jammu and Kashmir's Drass town on the 20th anniversary of the Kargil victory.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security
Punjab CM protests against Priyanka's detention
Chandigarh, July 20 (IANS) Senior Congress leader and Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday protested against the undemocratic and unconstitutional detention of Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra by the Uttar Pradesh administration.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
AIP president protests against Congress leader's remark on martyrs
Srinagar, July 20 (IANS) Former legislator and president of the Awami Ittehad Party (AIP), Engineer Sheikh Abdul Rashid on Saturday led a protest march in Srinagar city against state Congress leader Vikramaditya Singh's remarks on the martyrs of 1931.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
India-built cryostat base ready for installation in France
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) An India-built cryostat base and lower cylinder are ready for installation in the $25 billion International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor (ITER) that is under construction in France, it was announced on Saturday.
2019-07-20
Category: International, India,National,Environment/Wildlife,Science/Tech,Technology
Take hot bath 90 minutes before bedtime for super sleep
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Taking hot bath at least 90 minutes before bedtime is your ticket to sound sleep. Just remember that the water temperature should be around 40-42 degrees Celsius, else you may not get better shuteye.
2019-07-20
Category: International, India,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
ISRO wishes luck to 'Mission Mangal' team
Mumbai, July 20 (IANS) Although the recently-launched trailer of "Mission Mangal" is seeing numerous hilarious memes on the internet, it has garnered praise from the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO).
2019-07-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Dhoni ends mystery, takes 2-month sabbatical to join army regiment
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) The mystery surrounding Mahendra Singh Dhoni and his future has been solved for now. The former India skipper has decided to take a two month break and serve his army regiment after a gruelling India Premier League season and the 2019 World Cup. It is no secret that Dhoni had already made himself unavailable for the tour of West Indies, but he has now informed the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) that he is joining the Parachute Regiment of the Territorial Army.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
'The Lion King': Rs 13.17-cr haul on day 1 in India
Mumbai, July 20 (IANS) "The Lion King" has registered a business of Rs 13.17 crore on its opening day in India, and the trade believes the film will only seen an upturn in collections over the weekend. Many feel it could record the third-highest opening weekend for a Hollywood film in India, after only "Avengers: Endgame" and "Avengers: Infinity War".
2019-07-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Kin of Sonebhadra carnage victims meet Priyanka, Congress leaders detained
Mirzapur, July 20 (IANS) High drama was witnessed at the Chunar guest house here on Saturday as the families of the Sonebhadra massacre victims arrived to meet Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
YouTube fined in millions over kids' data privacy breach
San Francisco, July 20 (IANS) Google has reportedly reached a multimillion-dollar settlement with the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) over alleged violations of children's data privacy laws on its content sharing app YouTube.
2019-07-20
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Actors are misunderstood: 'X-Men' villain Brian Cox
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) For Brian Cox, an actor's job is to reflect the truth. The "X-Men" star, however, feels people don't really understand actors.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Big jolt for Patna Pirates as doctors rule Nada out
Hyderabad, July 20 (IANS) Patna Pirates had pinned their hopes on star defender Surender Nada going into season seven of the Pro Kabaddi League (PKL), buyinh him at the auction for a whopping Rs77 lakh. But looks like their tactical move after a poor show in season 6 is set to fall flat as the player has failed to recover in time for the start of the campaign.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Sports,Other Sports
Dumped baby girl saved by stray dogs
Chandigarh, July 20 (IANS) In a shocking incident in Haryana -- infamous for its skewed sex ratio -- a newly born girl, wrapped in plastic, was dumped by a woman in a drain near Kaithal town, police said.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Cricket: A game of destiny and lady luck (Column: Close-in)
There were tears of joy and sorrow, disappointment and happiness at the end of the biggest tournament of cricket - the World Cup. These are emotions that normally emerge when one watches any sporting encounter, especially when it involves a world title.
2019-07-20
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Opinion/Commentary,Cricket
Rahul Roy returns to the sets with 'Agra'
Mumbai, July 20 (IANS) "Aashiqui" fame actor Rahul Roy is all set to come up with a new film titled "Agra".
2019-07-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Aparshakti Khurana joins 'Pati Patni Aur Woh'
Mumbai, July 20 (IANS) Actor Aparshakti Khurana has been roped in to play a pivotal part in the upcoming film "Pati Patni Aur Woh".
2019-07-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Designed for women, Nirbheek revolver has sold 2,500 pieces
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) After Delhi's gruesome Nirbhaya gang rape that shook the country seven years ago, the Ordnance Factory in Kanpur came out with a light-weight revolver, especially designed for women.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Human Interest/Society,Immigration/Law/Rights
No blanket crypto trading ban yet in India
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Despite banking restrictions put in place by the Reserve Bank of India, the country has not put any blanket ban on trading in cryptocurrencies yet, the government has clarified.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,National,Technology
Iran seizes British oil tanker, UK vows 'serious' consequences
Tehran/London, July 20 (IANS) Iran's Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) has seized a British-flagged oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz, prompting the UK to warn Tehran of "serious consequences" if it did not release the ship, making it the latest confrontation in the increasingly tense standoff in the important shipping route.
2019-07-20
Category: International, Turkey,Defence/Security,Politics
Hongmeng OS not for smartphones: Huawei
Beijing, July 20 (IANS) Chinese smartphone manufacturer Huawei said that the in-house platform - Hongmeng operating system (OS) - is not designed for smartphones and the company plans to continue using Android.
2019-07-20
Category: International, China,Technology
New tech allows dog squad to live stream from risky areas
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Two IIT-Mumbai students have developed a technology -- Dog Mounted Camera -- that allows dogs to live stream from higher risk areas while their handlers monitor the situation from a safe distance.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Technology,Environment/Wildlife
Civilian injured in Pakistan shelling on LoC
Jammu, July 20 (IANS) A Panchayat member was injured on Saturday in Pakistan shelling on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district, police said.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National
We want equality, not sympathy: Miss Deaf Asia 2018
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) She is an accomplished lawn tennis player, and she even knows judo. In 2018, she became the first Indian woman to bag the title of Miss Deaf Asia. Nishtha Dudeja, who has beaten the odds despite a severe hearing loss, has been a source of inspiration to many. Societal prejudice against the specially-abled, however, upsets her.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Kin of Sonebhadra carnage victims meet Priyanka in Chunar (2nd Lead)
Mirzapur, July 20 (IANS) About 18 family members of the victims of the Sonebhadra carnage on Saturday arrived at Mirzapur's Chunar fort where Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra has been detained since Friday afternoon. However, only five of them were allowed to meet the Congress leader.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
TikTok testing Instagram-inspired features: Report
San Francisco, July 20 (IANS) The wildly popular short video-sharing app TikTok is reportedly mulling to launch a host of new features that seem to have been inspired by Facebook-owned Instagram.
2019-07-20
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
India's Asian Games mixed team relay silver set to be upgraded to gold
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) India's mixed team relay silver at the 2018 Asian Games is in line to be upgraded to gold. The Athletics Integrity Unit banned Bahrain's Oluwakemi Adekoya for four years and ordered the disqualification of any result that the athlete obtained between August 24 and November 26, 2018.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Indians aboard British oil tanker seized by Iran
New Delhi/London, July 20 (IANS) Indians are among the 23 crew members of a British-flagged oil tanker that Iran has seized in the Strait of Hormuz, amid fresh escalation of tensions in the Gulf.
2019-07-20
Category: International, India,Diplomacy,Politics
Smith, Wade to face Starc, Cummins in pre-Ashes trial
London, July 20 (IANS) Former Australian captain Steve Smith and Ashes aspirant Matthew Wade will be facing leading pacers Mitchell Starc and Pat Cummins in an internal trial at Southampton that will decide Australia's squad for the upcoming tour of England. David Warner and Cameron Bancroft will also be part of the practice match, albeit in the same squad as Starc and Cummins.
2019-07-20
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Netanyahu becomes Israel's longest-serving PM
Jerusalem, July 20 (IANS) Benjamin Netanyahu on Saturday became Israel's longest-serving Prime Minister, surpassing the record set by the country's founding father, David Ben Gurion.
2019-07-20
Category: International, Israel,Politics
SC: State Coordinator and government should together in publishing NRC
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) The Centre, Assam government and the State Coordinator appointed for National Register for Citizens (NRC) in Assam, are apparently working in silos instead of sharing information.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Delhi,National
ALERT: Kin of Sonebhadra carnage victims arrive at Chunar guest house to meet Priyanka Gandhi Vadra
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2019-07-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Govt puts greenshoe option of Rs 11,500 cr, CPSE ETF subscribed 5 times
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) The sixth tranche of Central Public Sector Enterprise (CPSE) Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) was subscribed 5 times on Friday, even as the government exercised the greenshoe option to raise Rs 11,500 crore and the institutional and retail investors put in bids worth Rs 40,000 crore.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
China wants joint front with India against US' 'ugly' trade war
Beijing, July 20 (IANS) China and India will have to jointly stand up to counter US "ugly" unilateralist and protectionist trade policies to promote a fair and just economic order, Beijings newly-appointed envoy Sun Weidong to New Delhi has said.
2019-07-20
Category: International, China,Diplomacy
24 militants killed in missile strikes in Afghanistan
Kabul, July 20 (IANS) At least 24 Taliban militants were killed and 17 others injured in guided missile strikes in Afghanistan, military said on Saturday.
2019-07-20
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Punjab Chief Minister accepts Sidhu's resignation
Chandigarh, July 20 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday accepted his Cabinet minister Navjot Sidhu's resignation.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Google's Fast Pair update to save wireless earbuds' battery
San Francisco, July 20 (IANS) Google is aiming at making it easier to monitor the battery life of wireless earbuds in Android, with the next big update to its Bluetooth Fast Pair feature.
2019-07-20
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
US to send troops to Saudi as tensions with Iran grow
Washington, July 20 (IANS) The US will send additional troops and resources to Saudi Arabia to strengthen defence and deterrence in the Persian Gulf region in the face of "emergent, credible threats", the Pentagon has said.
2019-07-20
Category: International, United States,Defence/Security,Politics
Algeria top Senegal 1-0 to win 2nd Africa Cup of Nations title
Cairo, July 20 (IANS) Algeria captured their second Africa Cup of Nations title with a 1-0 victory over Senegal in Friday night's final, adding to the other championship they won in 1990.
2019-07-20
Category: International, Egypt,Sports,Football
TMC delegation going to Sonebhadra detained at Varanasi airport
Varanasi, July 20 (IANS) A three-member delegation of the Trinamool Congress (TMC) was on Saturday stopped from visiting Sonebhadra district in Uttar Pradesh, where 10 people died in a caste violence on Wednesday.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Is it a crime to wipe tears: Priyanka asks BJP government
Mirzapur, July 20 (IANS) In a bid to put the BJP in the dock over her detention, Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Saturday asked if it was a crime to wipe the tears of the families of victims of the Sonebhadra carnage.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Huawei Mate X: More specs revealed, to soon launch in China
Beijing, July 20 (IANS) Chinese smartphone manufacturer Huaweis foldable phone Mate X has passed through Chinas TENAA certification agency and is listed as a 5G phone with model number TAH-AN00.
2019-07-20
Category: International, China,Technology
Pakistan troops violate ceasefire on LoC in Poonch
Jammu, July 20 (IANS) Pakistan Army on Saturday violated bilateral ceasefire on the Line of Control (LoC) at three places in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district, defence sources said.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Sonebhadra is now Catch-22 for Priyanka, Yogi (IANS Special)
Mirzapur, July 20 (IANS) The Sonebhadra episode is turning into a Catch-22 situation for both, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Murder accused in MP Assembly, government in trouble
Bhopal, July 20 (IANS) The Kamal Nath government in Madhya Pradesh has run into fresh trouble over its alliance with the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP).
2019-07-20
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Chrome, Firefox browser extensions leaked millions of users' data
Washington, July 20 (IANS) Popular browser extensions like ad blockers have been caught harvesting personal data of millions of consumers who use Chrome and Firefox -- not only their browsing histories but also exposing tax returns, medical records, credit card information and other sensitive data in the public domain.
2019-07-20
Category: International, United States,Technology,Defence/Security
Kamal Nath in trouble after murder accused saunters into Assembly
Bhopal, July 20 (IANS) The Kamal Nath government in Madhya Pradesh has run into fresh trouble over its alliance with the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP).
2019-07-20
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
TMC delegation going to Sonebhadra stopped at Varanasi airport
Varanasi, July 20 (IANS) A four-member delegation of the Trinamool Congress (TMC) was on Saturday stopped from visiting the Sonebhadra district in Uttar Pradesh, where 10 people died in a caste violence on Wednesday.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
ED gets Mansoor Khan's transit remand
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) : The Enforcement Directorate has got transit remand of IMA Jewellers and Ponzi scam prime accused Mansoor Khan.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Twitter to soon explain why certain tweets are unavailable
San Francisco, July 20 (IANS) You will soon be able to know why certain tweets go unavailable in your conversation thread on Twitter. The micro-blogging platform is working on to "add context" to "this tweet is unavailable" notices.
2019-07-20
Category: International, Costa Rica,National,Technology
Dheeraj Dhoopar has two reasons to celebrate
Mumbai, July 20 (IANS) Actor Dheeraj Dhoopar is in a mood to celebrate his professional and personal achievements as his show "Kundali Bhagya" has bagged the top position and he has completed a decade with actress Vinny Arora, who is now his wife.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
MCC to review overthrow rules after WC final
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) The Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC), custodians of the Laws of Cricket, is considering reviewing the overthrow rules in light of the incidents that occured in the 2019 World Cup final.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Google to fix loophole that let firms track porn-viewing habits
San Francisco, July 20 (IANS) After facing criticism over letting third-party organization get access to users' viewing habits even while browsing in 'Incognito' mode, Google has said Chrome will fix a loophole that has allowed sites to detect people who are browsing the web privately.
2019-07-20
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
NRC: An exercise in focus
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) The exercise to finalise the National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam is under tremendous focus as it is aimed at identifying illegal immigrants for their deportation.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Delhi,National
Demand for NRC in Mizoram too
Aizawl, July 20 (IANS) Except the Congress, all the local parties in Mizoram are demanding introduction of National Register of Citizens (NRC) in the Christian-dominated state which shares border with Bangladesh and Myanmar.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Mizoram,National
Parties in Tripura favour NRC in the state, some with riders
Agartala, July 20 IANS) As an exercise to identify illegal immigrants is underway in Assam, all major political parties in the neighbouring Tripura favour its replication in this state too, although some put certain riders.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Delhi,National
Corruption in NRC process, government wants to engage senior officers for re-verification
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) The process of preparing the National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam has been rigged due to corruption, believes the government which now wants to engage senior officers for re-verification of the exercise aimed at identifying illegal immigrants for deportation.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Delhi,National
NRC in Assam: Re-verification sought by 25 lakh people
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) After nearly 41 lakh people in Assam were left out of the draft National Register of Citizens (NRC), about 25 lakh people have sent a petition to the Centre for re-verification and it is under the consideration of the Union Home Ministry.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Delhi,National
Home Ministry working to expand scope of NRC across India
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) While the finalization of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) is at an advance stage in Assam, the Home Ministry is working on modalities to implement across the country the exercise to identify illegal immigrants for deportation.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Delhi,National
Not fair to win the World Cup like that: Morgan
London, July 20 (IANS) England captain Eoin Morgan admitted that he is troubled with the way the 2019 World Cup ended. England and New Zealand played out a match that was tied twice -- first in regular play and then in the Super Over -- and Morgan's side won the title on the basis of their superior tally of boundaries in the match.
2019-07-20
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Imran Khan holds Afghanistan peace as bargaining chip in Trump meeting (New Analysis)
New York, July 20 (IANS) Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan, who visits the US from Sunday hoping for a reset in the frayed relations between the one-time close allies, brings a bargaining chip: the Taliban connection that is crucial to a peace deal in Afghanistan.
2019-07-20
Category: International, United States,Diplomacy,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Economic remedies for water crisis (Column: Active Voice)
While contemplating our natural resources, past conversations often centered around fossil fuels and them becoming scarce due to overuse. However, recent conversations have stirred our attention to another natural resource that is available in abundance but is still causing a crisis in many parts of the world.
2019-07-20
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Opinion/Commentary
Man in UP set ablaze after mistaken for thief
Barabanki (Uttar Pradesh), July 20 (IANS) A 28-year-old Dalit man here in Uttar Pradesh was allegedly stripped, beaten up and set on fire by a mob who mistook him as thief.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Financial architecture as the underpinning for BIMSTEC policy (Column: Behind Infra Lines)
Indias push towards further strengthening the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) fits well with the objective of Indian economic growth. Growth of the economic region surrounding India, with India taking the lead is critical. The "Economic Cooperation" aspect of BIMSTEC is one in which India can contribute significantly by helping to create the financial architecture that will lay the foundation of an economically viable framework for BIMSTEC nations to all benefit from.
2019-07-20
Category: India, New Delhi,Business/Economy,Opinion/Commentary
Security at Taj Mahal to beef up after Shiv Sena threat
Agra, July 20 (IANS) The district administration of Agra has agreed to beef up security outside the Taj Mahal at the request of Archaeological Survey of India (ASI), following Shiv Sena's threat of performing 'aarti' at the monument on each Monday of the holy month of 'Sawan'.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Religion
Tusker 'brothers' go on rampage in Pilibhit village
Pilibhit, July 20 (IANS) The two tuskers 'brothers' who were released in Chuka compartment of Mahof forest range in Pilibhit Tiger Reserve (PTR) on Thursday, went on rampage in the area.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
Death toll rises to 10 in China gas factory blast
Beijing, July 20 (IANS) At least 10 people have been killed, 19 severely injured and five others are missing after an explosion ripped through a gas plant in China's Henan Province, authorities confirmed on Saturday.
2019-07-20
Category: International, China,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Minor girl found dead in Delhi
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) A nine-year-old girl was found dead under mysterious circumstances in Delhi, police said on Saturday.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
German Ambassador Lindner -- an unconventional diplomat in every way
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) With his pony tail, his playing the flute at an event in Delhi, taking metro rides by himself to old Delhi, and travelling in a bright red ambassador car, Germany's envoy to India Walter J. Lindner cuts a cool, unconventional figure, very different from the formal vision that a diplomat conjures.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Human Interest/Society
French cheese, pastry and wine delight at first ever French Food Market
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) There was smoked aubergine with mint on sourdough, avocado mousse with dill and capers, assorted cheeses, viennoiserie or French pastry and of course, French wine.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Human Interest/Society
Priyanka Gandhi remains under detention in UP
Mirzapur, July 20 (IANS) Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi remained in detention here on Saturday as she refused to fill the bail bond, 19 hours after she was driven to a guest house after she insisted on proceeding to Sonebhadra district in Uttar Pradesh where 10 people were killed in clashes over a land dispute on Wednesday.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Over 2.38 lakh perform Amarnath Yatra in 19 days
Jammu, July 20 (IANS) Over 2.38 lakh pilgrims have performed the ongoing Amarnath Yatra during the last 19 days as another batch of 4,094 yatris left Jammu on Saturday for the cave shrine in Kashmir Valley, officials said.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Human Interest/Society,Religion
Britain reacts to seizure of tankers by Iran
London, July 20 (IANS) Britain's ambassador in Iran is in contact with government authorities in Tehran following the seizure in the Gulf of two vessels, one of them British, Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt has said.
2019-07-20
Category: International, United Kingdom,Diplomacy,Politics
Buildings collapse as 5.1-magnitude quake jolts Athens
Athens, July 20 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 5.1 on the Richter scale has shaken the Greek capital of Athens, knocking out phone networks and power in parts of the city.
2019-07-20
Category: International, Greece,Environment/Wildlife
10 Islamic State militants killed in Iraq
Baghdad, July 20 (IANS) A total of 10 Islamic State (IS) militants have been killed in an airstrike by the US-led coalition aircraft in Iraq's northern province of Nineveh, the Iraqi military said.
2019-07-20
Category: International, Iraq,Defence/Security,Terrorism
US dollar rebounds amid economic data
New York, July 20 (IANS) The US dollar strengthened against its major rivals on Friday amid a slew of economic data.
2019-07-20
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy
Iran seizes British oil tanker in Strait of Hormuz
Tehran, July 20 (IANS) Iran's Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) on Friday seized the British oil tanker, Stena Impero, in the Strait of Hormuz, an IRGC statement said.
2019-07-20
Category: International, Turkey,Diplomacy,Politics
Two held in Gurugram for gang-raping Kenyan woman
Gurugram, July 20 (IANS) Two persons have been arrested for allegedly gang-raping a Kenyan woman in Gurugram's Sheetla Colony, police said.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
US stocks trade mixed amid earnings
New York, July 20 (IANS) US stocks traded mixed on Friday as investors digested earnings reports of several Dow component companies.
2019-07-20
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy
Urban poor in Telangana need no permission to build house
Hyderabad, July 20 (IANS) Construction of ground plus one floor house in an area up to 75 square yards in Telangana's urban areas will no longer require permissions from local bodies, providing a big relief to urban poor.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Business/Economy,Politics
Man kills stepfather in outer Delhi
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Fed up of his stepfather for beating his mother, a 24-year-old man allegedly shot him dead in outer Delhi's Narela area on Friday.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
NSG commando booked for molesting minor girl
Gurugram, July 20 (IANS) A case has been registered against a National Security Guard (NSG) commando for allegedly molesting an 11-year-old girl in the force's Manesar campus, an official said on Friday.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
DG resolves issue over absence with MP Assembly Speaker
Bhopal, July 19 (IANS) Director General of Madhya Pradesh Police, V.K. Singh, whose absence from the Assembly gallery during discussions on the Home department had led to an unprecedented deferment of the Home Minister's reply in the House, met the Speaker to resolve the issue on Friday.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
Karnataka Assembly adjourned till Monday without floor test
Bengaluru, July 19 (IANS) The Karnataka Assembly was on Friday adjourned till Monday without a floor test despite Governor Vajubhai Vala extending the deadline he gave on Thursday to Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy for proving his majority.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Priyanka detained in UP, refuses to fill bail bond
Mirzapur (Uttar Pradesh), July 19 (IANS) Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi remained in detention here on Friday as she refused to fill the bail bond, eight hours after she was driven to a guest house after she insisted on proceeding to Sonebhadra district in Uttar Pradesh where 10 people were killed in clashes over a land dispute on Wednesday.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
50% nominated posts in Andhra for SCs, STs, BCs, minorities
Amaravati, July 19 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh government on Friday decided to give 50 per cent of the nominated posts and 50 per cent of the contracts on nomination basis to the scheduled castes, scheduled tribes, backward classes and minorities.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Human Interest/Society,Politics
Supreme Court stays SC/ST case against forest officer
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday stayed proceeedings in a case registered under the SC/ST Act against a Telangana woman forest officer, who was attacked by a mob allegedly led by the brother of a ruling Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) MLA.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
3 drown to death as parts of Malda continue to be inundated
Kolkata, July 19 (IANS) Three persons died after drowning while several areas continued to be inundated though the water level of Phulhar river was receding, Malda district officials said here on Friday.
2019-07-19
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
J&K Governor, Union minister flag off first fleet of e-buses in Srinagar
Srinagar, July 19 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik and Union Minister for Heavy Industries and Public Enterprise Arvind Ganpat Sawant on Friday flagged off a fleet of electric buses in Srinagar city.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Business/Economy,Politics
RS supports private member resolution for Farmers' Commission
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) A BJP parliamentarian's private resolution to set up National Farmers's Commission with Constitutional status on Friday got support from members across political parties in the Rajya Sabha.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
DPR Korea beat Tajikistan 1-0 to win Intercontinental Cup
Ahmedabad, July 19 (IANS) DPR Korea beat Tajikistan 1-0 to win the Intercontinental Cup football tournament at the EKA Arena here on Friday.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Gujarat,Sports,Football
2 Afghans among 5 held with 150 kgs of heroin
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Delhi Police has busted a drug racket and arrested five persons, including two Afghan nationals, from south Delhi's Zakir Nagar, seizing 150 kgs of Afghan heroin worth Rs 600 crore in the international market.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Defence Minister to visit J&K on Saturday
Jammu, July 19 (IANS) Union Defence minister Rajnath Singh will visit Jammu and Kashmir on a daylong visit on Saturday.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics,Defence/Security
VHP wants SC to set deadline for verdict on Ayodhya dispute
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) The Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) on Friday said the Supreme Court should set a deadline for a verdict on the Ayodhya dispute like it fixed a timeline for a judgement in the Babri masjid demolition case.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Religion
IndiGo's Board meet to continue; Q1 net profit rises to Rs 1,203 cr
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) InterGlobe Aviation Ltd.-owned India's biggest airline by market share, IndiGo's Board meet will continue even on Saturday even as it approved the company's financial results for the quarter ended June 30 on Friday.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
BJP leader threats to 'spill the blood' of MP Chief Minister Kamal Nath
Bhopal, July 19 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh BJP leader Surendra Nath Singh has sparked a controversy as he threatened to "spill the blood" of Chief Minister Kamal Nath.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
RJio pips Airtel to be India's 2nd largest mobile operator
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) India's newest and only profitable telecom operator Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd. of three years has overtaken oldest incumbent and rival Bharti Airtel to become the second largest operator in terms of mobile subscriber base, data from the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India showed on Friday, showed. As of May end, Jio had 32.29 crore users as against Airtel's 32.03 crore users.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
CRPF trooper killed as teen rams Mercedes into car (2nd Lead)
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) A 19-year-old man, driving a Mercedes Benz crushed a CRPF constable to death while two other troopers were injured in the incident.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Extra Budget borrowings may shoot up in FY20
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) With an effort to keep the fiscal deficit within the budgeted limits without cutting expenditure, the off-Budget borrowings or Extra Budgetary Resources (EBRs) of the government may rise in the current fiscal where the funds would be spent more on social welfare and infrastructure projects.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Govt asks Mother Dairy to sell tomatoes at Rs 40 per kg
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Union government on Friday directed state-owned Mother Dairy to sell tomatoes in the national capital at Rs 40 per kg and increase supply to check the rising prices.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Politics
Physically challenged boy clears NEET after travelling miles on crutches
Jaipur, July 19 (IANS) Sajan Rai, a physically challenged student, has cleared the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) and got admission to the Government Medical College in Bettiah in Bihar. In order to realise his dreams, Rai travelled for miles on his crutches as he can't walk on his own due to an ailment he suffered during his childhood.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Education,Human Interest/Society
PSBs to digitally enable 1 district of every state
Mumbai, July 19 (IANS) Public sector banks will identify one district in each state to make it 100 per cent digitally enabled within one year, the Reserve Bank of India said on Friday.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Lok Sabha bill to allow Centre to fix tenures of information commissioners
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) A bill that proposes to give the Centre the power to set the tenure and salaries of State and Central Information Commissioners was introduced in the Lok Sabha on Friday amid an uproar by the opposition.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Bills to check illicit deposits, empowerment of transgenders introduced in LS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) A Bill to tackle menace of illicit deposits and another that provides a mechanism for social, economic and educational empowerment of transgenders were introduced in Lok Sabha on Friday.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Priyanka detained in UP, refuses to leave (4rd Lead)
Mirzapur (Uttar Pradesh), July 19 (IANS) Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi remained in detention here on Friday, eight hours after she was driven to a guest house after she insisted on proceeding to Sonebhadra district in Uttar Pradesh where 10 people were killed in clashes over a land dispute on Wednesday.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
SL name 22-member squad for home series against Bangladesh
Colombo, July 19 (IANS) Dimuth Karunaratne will lead a 22-member Sri Lanka ODI squad for their upcoming Bangladesh home series.
2019-07-19
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Sports,Cricket
Star-studded line up at Euro T20 Slam Player Draft
London, July 19 (IANS) Australia's two-time ICC Cricket World Cup winner Shane Watson will join Imran Tahir at the Amsterdam Knights while Australian Ben Cutting and Ahmad Shahzad were the early signings for the franchise as the Player Draft for the inaugural edition of the Euro T20 Slam took place at a gala ceremony here at the Heathrow Airport on Friday.
2019-07-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Delhi's Safdarjung Tomb gets LED illumination
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) In a magnificent first, the Mughal-era Safdarjung's Tomb will be seen illuminated with architectural LED lights after sunset.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books
From Santiago Bernabeu to Unitech Villas, IL&FS favours ran thick and fast (IANS Special)
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Rajesh Mokashi, the CARE Managing Director (MD) recently sent on compulsory retirement by the firm's management for colluding with the IL&FS top brass, succumbed to ordinary temptation. Malleable, he fell for a Fitbit watch. Joint MD at IL&FS Arun Saha was to offer him a Fitbit watch to curry favour from the rating agency boss.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Delhi,National
Karnataka crisis recalls landmark Bommai judgement from 25 years ago
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Recent events in the Karnataka Legislative Assembly hark back to its past over a quarter of a century ago as the state is again locked in a political crisis over legal and Constitutional interpretation.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Meghana makes it to women's and mixed doubles semis at Russian Open
Vladivostok (Russia) July 19 (IANS) Shuttler Meghana Jakkampudi progressed to the semifinals of the mixed and the women's doubles at the $75,000 Russian Open BWF Tour Super 100 tournament here on Friday.
2019-07-19
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,Badminton
AICTE Chairman stresses on industry-academia partnership
Kolkata, July 19 (IANS) It is the responsibility of the industries to associate themselves with academic institutes throughout the year to enhance employability and teachers should be well equipped for the holistic development of the students, AICTE Chairman Anil Dattatraya Sahasrabudhe said here on Friday.
2019-07-19
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Education,Business/Economy
Metro Phase-IV: DDA clarification sought on funding
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday asked Delhi Development Authority (DDA) to clarify its stand on Environment Pollution Control Authority (EPCA) proposal for increasing its financial contribution in three priority corridors of the Delhi Metro project.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Politics
India, China to hold joint military drill in Meghalaya in December
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) The next edition of India and China military drill, that was resumed last year following a freeze over the Doklam stand-off, will be held later this year.
2019-07-19
Category: International, India,National,Defence/Security,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
3 held for physically abusing minor girl in Dal Lake
Srinagar, July 19 (IANS) Three persons have been arrested for physically abusing a minor girl onboard a 'shikara' in the famous Dal Lake here, the police said on Friday.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
SC queries Centre, Assam on re-verification of NRC
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday questioned the Centre and the Assam government's request seeking extension on the publication of the final NRC citing 20 per cent re-verification of the draft NRC data to rule out discrepancies. The NRC is scheduled for publication on July 31.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
No plan to discontinue Garib Rath services: Railways
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Indian Railways on Friday refuted reports over discontinuation of the 'Garib Rath' Express trains saying there is no such proposal.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
African national gang-raped in Gurugram, one held
Gurugram, July 19 (IANS) An African national has filed a complaint with the Gurugram Police, allegeing that two people had gang-raped her in Gurugram's Sheetala Colony on Thursday night.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Singla as new envoy marks high-profile Indo-Israeli ties
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) The appointment of senior diplomat Sanjeev Kumar Singla as India's next ambassador to Israel indicates the importance the Modi government attaches to close ties with Tel Aviv.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy
Germany returns painting stolen by Nazis to Florence
Rome, July 19 (IANS) More than 75 years after being looted by Nazi troops during World War Two, a stolen painting has been returned to its rightful home in Florence.
2019-07-19
Category: International, Italy,Diplomacy,Art/Culture/Books
Harmeet provides twist in tale; women win maiden TT title
Cuttack, July 19 (IANS) England tried to change the script, but the Indian men brought in a twist to the tale through birthday boy Harmeet Desai to end the English hopes to lift the Host Association's Cup, while Indian women played their characters to perfection to script their win for the India Cup in the 21st Commonwealth Table Tennis Championships at the Jawaharlal Nehru Indoor Stadium on Friday.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Orissa,Sports
SL to launch global tea campaign from Russia in September
Colombo, July 19 (IANS) Sri Lanka will launch a $50 million global tea promotion, starting from Russia in September to boost awareness of Ceylon Tea among 12 important markets, Plantation Industries Minister Navin Dissanayake has said.
2019-07-19
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Priyanka's detention: Maharashtra Congress burns Yogi's effigy
Mumbai, July 19 (IANS) Maharashtra Congress protested strongly against the detention of AICC General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi by the Uttar Pradesh Police when she was proceeding to meet the victims of the Sonbhadra massacre, here on Friday.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
RIL Q1 consolidated net profit up 6.8% to Rs 10,104 cr
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Reliance Industries Ltd. (RIL) on Friday reported 6.8 per cent increase in its consolidated net profit for the quarter ended June 30 of financial year 2019-20, on a year-on-year (YoY) basis.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
NCST team to visit Sonebhadra on Monday
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) A team of National Commission for Scheduled Tribes (NCST) will visit Uttar Pradesh's Sonebhadra district on Monday to inquire into the killings of 10 tribal farmers allegedly over a land dispute on Wednesday.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Kumble hopes to see more Indians like Yuvraj in T20 leagues
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) With the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) making an exception for Yuvraj Singh and giving him permission to play in the Global T20, the doors have been opened and former India skipper and coach Anil Kumble believes that having Indian players in the new T20 leagues is an immense boost not just for the growth of the leagues, but also for the youngsters who ply their trade in those leagues.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Floods put over 4 million people at risk in Bangladesh
Dhaka, July 19 (IANS) Torrential rains in the northern and southeastern parts of Bangladesh have put more than 4 million people at risk of food insecurity and disease, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) has said.
2019-07-19
Category: International, Bangladesh,Environment/Wildlife,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
RJio tower unit to get Rs 25k cr from Brookfield, other investors
Mumbai, July 19 (IANS) Reliance Industrial Investments and Holdings Ltd. (RIIHL) has entered into an agreement with BIF IV Jarvis India Pte Limited, an affiliate of Brookfield Asset Management Inc for an investment of Rs 25,215 crore in Reliance Jio lnfratel Pvt. Ltd. (RJIPL).
2019-07-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy,Technology
Reliance Jio's standalone Q1 net profit up 45.6%
Mumbai, July 19 (IANS) Telecom major Reliance Jio Infocomm, on Friday reported a 45.6 per cent increase in its standalone net profit for the quarter-ended June 30 of the financial year 2019-20, on an year-on-year basis.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
We are children of sages, not monkeys: Satyapal Singh
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Satyapal Singh on Friday hit out at the opposition over their resistance against The Protection of Human Rights (Amendment) Bill, 2019, saying that Indian culture never talked about human rights, rather it emphasised on developing good human character.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
MP Assembly row over absence of top cop
Bhopal, July 19 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh Assembly Speaker N.P. Prajapati asked state Home Minister Bala Bachchan to defer his reply to a debate on his department's grants as the state police chief was absent from the House.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
Karnataka CM misses Governor's second deadline for floor rest (2nd Lead)
Bengaluru, July 19 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy on Friday missed the second deadline of 6 p.m. set by Governor Vajubhai Vala to prove the Congress-JD(S)coalition government's majority in the Assembly.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Complete lawlessness in UP, alleges Congress
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) The Congress on Friday slammed the Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh for detaining party General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi in Mirzapur and said that there was complete lawlessness in the state.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Triple H presents England customised WWE Championship belt
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) The accolades are still flowing for the England cricket team who won the 2019 World Cup after a dramatic tied final against New Zealand on Sunday. The latest has come from WWE Superstar Triple H. The star has not only tweeted his regards for the team, but also announced that Eoin Morgan and boys will be presented with a custom made WWE Championship belt.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
PKL 7: Five all-rounders who could steal the show
Hyderabad, July 19 (IANS) A team management would always want a balanced mix of attack and defence. Having good all-rounders helps on this front which is the reason why such players tend to fetch big price tags during the player drafts. All-rounders can revive their team with their tackles or fetch raid points whenever needed.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Sports,Other Sports
HOLD ED attaches Rs 3.10 crore of Devas Multimedia
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has attached properties worth Rs 3.10 crore of Devas Multimedia Pvt Ltd (DMPL), Bengaluru, under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) regarding a case where the company promised to deliver multimedia services to the ISRO and its commercial arm Antrix Corp Ltd.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Business/Economy
8 bureaucrats transferred; Vivek Kumar named PS to Modi
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) In a bureaucratic reshuffle, the Central government on Friday transferred eight officials, including Vivek Kumar who has been appointed as Private Secretary to Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
RIL Q1 consolidated net profit up 6.8% to Rs 10,104 cr
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) on Friday reported 6.8 per cent increase in its consolidated net profit for the quarter ended June 30 of financial year 2019-20, on a year-on-year (YoY) basis.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Kerala to set up state-of-the-art Space Park in Thiruvananthapuram
Thiruvananthapuram, July 19 (IANS) In a bid to become a major manufacturing hub for space-related technology, and attract global start-ups working on research and development in the space sector, the Kerala government will set up the country's first state-of-the-art Space Systems Park in the state capital
2019-07-19
Category: India, Kerala,National,Technology
Ghaziabad police books ex-SHO for extortion
Ghaziabad, July 19 (IANS) The Ghaziabad Police has registered an FIR against a former SHO and two sub-inspectors for allegedly torturing and extorting money from a railway contractor after implicating him in a false case.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Rose Valley case: ED quizzes Bengali superstar Prasenjit
Kolkata, July 19 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Friday quizzed Bengali superstar Prasenjit Chatterjee for more than six hours in connection with the Rose Valley chit fund scam.
2019-07-19
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Cinema/Showbiz
Tendulkar 'humbled & happy' to be inducted into ICC Hall of Fame
London, July 19 (IANS) Batting legend Sachin Tendulkar thanked his family, friends and fans after being inducted into the ICC Hall of Fame, alongside retired South Africa pacer Allan Donald and former Australia woman fast bowler Cathryn Fitzpatrick.
2019-07-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Cigarette butts significantly damage plant growth
London, July 19 (IANS) Cigarette butts -- the most common form of litter on the planet -- significantly reduce plant growth as their presence in the soil affects the germination success and shoot length (the length of the stem), find researchers.
2019-07-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Environment/Wildlife,Science/Tech
Imran Khan will fly to US by Qatar Airways: Aide
Islamabad, July 19 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan will fly to the US by Qatar Airways in a bid to save taxpayers' money, one of his close aides, Naeemul Haq, has said.
2019-07-19
Category: International, Pakistan,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Lightning kills 7 Dalit children in Bihar
Patna, July 19 (IANS) Eight people, including seven children, were killed in Bihar's Nawada district on Friday when they were struck by lightning, officials said. All the victims belonging to the Mushahar community, poorest of the poor Dalits.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Bihar,National,Environment/Wildlife,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Bengal mulls using drones to improve healthcare in remote areas
Kolkata, July 19 (IANS) In order to improve healthcare services in the remote areas of the state, the West Bengal government is thinking of using high-tech drones for connecting critical patients with hospitals and to facilitate immediate availability of supplies like blood reports from the labs and so on.
2019-07-19
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Health/Medicine,Politics,Technology
'Secret handshake' detected between sperm and uterus
New York, July 19 (IANS) A team of researchers has discovered the making of a "secret handshake" between sperm and the cells lining the uterus that finally let one sperm out of nearly 200 million to make it through and fertilise a single egg, say researchers.
2019-07-19
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Chinese consulate planning to bring more tourists to Kolkata during Durga Puja
Kolkata, July 19 (IANS) In a bid to boost cultural exchanges between China and West Bengal, the Chinese consulate in Kolkata is planning to attract more tourists from the Communist nation to the city during the Durga Puja festival this year, a senior diplomat said here on Friday.
2019-07-19
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Diplomacy,Art/Culture/Books
Five licenced weapons used in Sonebhadra killings
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Five weapons -- one single-barreled gun, three double-barreled guns and a rifle -- were used in Wednesday's carnage in Uttar Pradesh's Sonebhadra in which at least 10 Gond tribals were killed.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Indian animation film to open Critics' Week at Venice
Mumbai, July 19 (IANS) Actress-animator-filmmaker Gitanjali Rao's latest animation feature "Bombay Rose" will open the Critics' Week at the upcoming Venice International Film Festival on August 29.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Four jackal pups saved in Mathura
Mathura, July 19 (IANS) Four jackal pups, around a fortnight old, were on Friday rescued by a team of Wildlife SOS from a field in Barari village.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
Nothing more can be done about shooting at 2022 CWG: NRAI
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) India's attempts at trying to get the Commmonwealth Games Federation to reverse its decision of removing shooting from the Games Programme for 2022 have come to a dead end. The National Rifle Association of India (NRAI) Secretary Rajiv Bhatia said that there is nothing that it can do now that the organising committee has taken a final call on the matter.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
'Encounter specialist' Pradeep Sharma quits police force, to join politics
Mumbai, July 19 (IANS) "Encounter specialist" Pradeep Sharma, a Maharashtra Police Senior Police Inspector, who once featured on the cover of Time magazine and is reputed to have gunned down over 150 criminals and terrorists has put down his papers after 35 years of service.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Will miss Indian players in Euro T20 Slam: Rashid Khan
London, July 19 (IANS) Afghanistan captain and star leg-spinner Rashid Khan on Friday said he would miss Indian players in the inaugural Euro T20 Slam, adding that he hopes some of them would be there to take part in the meet.
2019-07-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Google, Facebook secretly track as you watch porn
New York, July 19 (IANS) If you think watching pornographic material in the "incognito" mode will not let anyone know, you are mistaken. Google, Facebook and even Oracle cloud are secretly tracking the porn you watch even during the "incognito" mode on your laptop or smartphone.
2019-07-19
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy,Lifestyle/Fashion,Technology,Human Interest/Society
Runaway Indian boy in Sharjah returns home
Sharjah, July 19 (IANS) A 15-year-old Indian boy, who sneaked out of his home in Sharjah over two weeks ago after apparently being scolded by his mother, returned home to his family here on Friday.
2019-07-19
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Diaspora,Human Interest/Society
Kerala CM wants SC judgments in Malayalam too
Thiruvananthapuram, July 19 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Friday wrote to Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad requesting that all Supreme Court judgments should be made available in Malayalam also.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Kerala,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Tom Cruise is back with 'Top Gun'
San Diego, July 19 (IANS) Hollywood superstar Tom Cruise is back as Pete "Maverick" Mitchell after 34 years in "Top Gun: Maverick", and the anticipated film's first sneak peek shows him soaring high in the sky.
2019-07-19
Category: International, Costa Rica,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
High Court cancels bail of accused in attack on Jagan Reddy
Amaravati, July 19 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh High Court on Friday cancelled the bail of J. Srinivasa Rao alias Srinivas in a knife attack on Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy at the Visakhapatnam Airport in October last year.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
SC seeks report on road in Uttarakhand tiger reserves
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday directed the Central Empowered Committee (CEC) to examine the issue related to construction of a road in a critical corridor connecting Rajaji and Corbett tiger reserves and file a report on it.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Immigration/Law/Rights
Darshan Raval's romantic tryst with the rain is on
Mumbai, July 19 (IANS) Singer Darshan Raval is back with a monsoon special track, and says releasing a song during the rains has become a norm for him.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Karnataka CM moves SC, says Governor interfering
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy on Friday moved the Supreme Court seeking clarification on its July 17 order which permitted 15 rebel MLAs to opt out of the House and said the Governor was interfering in the conduct of the trust vote.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
'Lootcase' a welcome break from intense roles: Rasika
Mumbai, July 19 (IANS) Actress Rasika Dugal says shooting for the comedy film "Lootcase" was a much-needed break from the intensity of her other projects.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Men don't need to scream about equality: Anusha
Mumbai, July 19 (IANS) Popular TV host and video jockey Anusha Dandekar feels there is not a need for men to scream from their rooftops about equality or empowerment.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
YouTube Music now lets users switch from audio to video
San Francisco, July 19 (IANS) After matching over five million audio tracks with their official videos, YouTube Music is now letting premium users to transit from the audio of a track to watching the music video without any pauses or interruptions.
2019-07-19
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Sindhu beats Okuhara 21-14, 21-7, storms into Indonesia semis
Jakarta, July 19 (IANS) P.V. Sindhu beat world no. 2 Nozomi Okuhara 21-14, 21-7 to storm into the semi-final of the Indonesia Open on Friday. The match lasted just 41 minutes, making it the fastest victory for the no.5 ranked Indian over her Japanese rival.
2019-07-19
Category: International, Indonesia,Sports,Badminton
ED attaches assets of company in CWG scam
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Friday attached assets worth Rs 1.43 crore of Sweka Powertech Engineering Pvt Ltd in connection with the Commonwealth Games of 2010.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Sports
Pradhan seeks independent trains connecting Kalahandi with Odisha capital
Bhubaneswar, July 19 (IANS) Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has urged Railways Minister Piyush Goyal to run two independent trains -- Bhubaneswar-Jagdalpur and Bhubaneswar-Junagarh -- for the convenience of the people in Odisha's Kalahandi.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Orissa,National,Business/Economy,Politics
Cairn Oil & Gas partners with digital startups
Mumbai, July 19 (IANS) Cairn Oil & Gas on Friday signed agreements with five startups to explore and use digital technologies in the oil gas exploration sector.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy,Technology
10 years jail for Scarlett Keeling killer (2nd Lead)
Panaji, July 19 (IANS) Fifteen-year-old Scarlett Keeling was found dead with bruises on her body on a famous Goa beach on February 18, 2008. D'Souza and Placido Carvalho were accused of leaving her to die after drugging and sexually abusing her following a Valentine's Day party.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Goa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Exercise in space keeps astronauts from fainting on Earth
New York, July 19 (IANS) Nearly 50 years after man's first steps on the Moon, researchers have discovered a way that may help astronauts spending prolonged time in space come back to Earth on more stable footing.
2019-07-19
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion,Science/Tech
NGO seeks new national forest policy to tackle man-animal conflict
Dehradun, July 19 (IANS) A Dehradun-based NGO working on environment and human rights issues on Friday called for bringing a new national forest policy to mitigate the man-animal conflicts which are rising in India.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
Black Shark 2 Pro gaming phone to be launched in China on July 30
Beijing, July 19 (IANS) After the launch of its second generation gaming smartphone - Black Shark 2 - in India, Xiaomi-backed company Black Shark will launch its gaming phone - Black Shark 2 Pro in China on July 30, news portal GSMArena reported on Friday.
2019-07-19
Category: International, China,Technology
Sherin Mathews death: Indian-American foster dad seeks new trial
Washington, July 19 (IANS) Wesley Mathews, the Indian-American father who was sentenced to life in prison over the killing of his three-year-old adopted daughter Sherin Mathews in the US state of Texas, has requested a new trial.
2019-07-19
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diaspora,Immigration/Law/Rights
Google Stadia controllers won't be Bluetooth compatible
San Francisco, July 19 (IANS) Googles Stadia controllers would not work with Bluetooth headsets at launch, rather they would connect directly to the Stadia server using WiFi to help with the problem of lag while gaming.
2019-07-19
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
APL Apollo named Haryana Steelers' principal sponsor
Panchkula, July 19 (IANS) Haryana Steelers has announced APL Apollo as its principal sponsor for the seventh season of the Pro Kabbadi League.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Haryana,Sports,Other Sports
New sports policy to come up in Odisha: Minister
Bhubaneswar, July 19 (IANS) A new sports policy will be introduced in Odisha soon, said state Sports Minister Tusharkanti Behera on Friday.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics,Sports
IndiGo's Q1 net profit rises to Rs 1,203 cr
Mumbai, July 19 (IANS) InterGlobe Aviation Ltd-owned India's biggest airline by market share, IndiGo, on Friday posted its highest ever quarterly net profit at Rs 1,203 crore for the first-quarter of 2019-20.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Flood-like situation hits Sangrur villages
Sangrur, July 19 (IANS) Flood-like situations are prevailing in at least 12 villages in Punjab's Sangrur district after an embankment of the swollen Ghaggar river collapsed, damaging the newly planted paddy crop in over 4,000 acres of land, officials said on Friday.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Women hold themselves back at work: Survey
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) While most young Indian women feel that women can pursue careers that were not previously available to them, only half are actually able to pursue a career of their choice, a new survey has revealed.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society,Lifestyle/Fashion,Immigration/Law/Rights
'Amazing to see women entrepreneurs in India create jobs with lowest collateral'
Singapore, July 19 (IANS) Fascinated by stories of entrepreneurial Indian women, Dell Technologies recently brought in a chapter of Dell Women's Entrepreneur Network (DWEN) to India to support women entrepreneurs by giving them access to global networks, capital source, knowledge and technology.
2019-07-19
Category: International, Singapore,Business/Economy,Human Interest/Society,Technology
Agra MP wants AIIMS status for S.N. Medical College
Agra, July 19 (IANS) Agra MP S.P. Singh Baghael has demanded AIIMS-type facilities and status for the Sarojini Naidu Medical College, founded in 1854 as Thompson Medical School, one of the three oldest medical institutions in the country.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education,Politics
Ahead of Maharashtra polls, Aditya Thackeray hits the road to 'thank' voters
Mumbai, July 19 (IANS) Yuva Sena leader Aditya Thackeray has done what no other Thackeray did before him - hit the road in a grueling 4,000 km long 'Jan Ashirwad Yatra' ahead of the upcoming Maharashtra Assembly elections.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Chinese fest fave 'Ash Is Purest White' to open in India
Mumbai, July 19 (IANS) Chinese director Jia Zhangke's film "Ash Is Purest White" will release in India on August 2. The film is a love story set in contemporary China, and was selected for the 2018 edition of the Cannes Film Festival.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Centre's reply sought on parenting norms over divorce
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday issued notice to the Centre and sought its response on a plea seeking framing of a law for joint parenting of a child in the event of a divorce.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Prithu Gupta becomes India's 64th Grandmaster
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Prithu Gupta became India's 64th Grandmaster on Friday after he crossed the Elo threshold of 2500 points by beating IM Lev Yankelevich in the fifth round of the Portuguese League 2019.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
'Kadaram Kondan ': Decent if not effective (IANS review)
Film: "Kadaram Kondan"; Cast: Vikram, Akshara Haasan, Abi Haasan and Lena; Director: Rajesh M Selva; IANS Rating: * * & 1/2 (two and a half stars)
2019-07-19
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Ford recalls 22,690 previous-generation Endeavour vehicles
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Automobile major Ford India on Friday said it has voluntarily recalled 22,690 previous-generation Endeavour vehicles to inspect front airbag inflators.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Manika Batra withdraws from individual events of Commonwealth TT Championships
Cuttack, July 19 (IANS) Star Indian paddler Manika Batra has withdrawn from all individual events of the ongoing Commonwealth Table Tennis Championships citing ill health. The 24-year-old, alongwith Sharath Kamal led the Indian contingent in the tournament, and a redraw of the women's singles, women's doubles and mixed doubles will be required because of her withdrawal.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Orissa,Sports,Other Sports
Pakistan faces UK aid cut as pressures grow
London, July 19 (IANS) Britain's aid to Pakistan could reduce significantly by next year as pressure on the government grows to cut foreign aid to all countries amidst Brexit crisis, rise in poverty at home and a parliamentary inquiry into aid for Pakistan reviewing aid from 2013 to 2018, Geo News has reported.
2019-07-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Business/Economy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Rohit Shekhar death: Court to consider charge sheet on Saturday
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) A Delhi Court will on Saturday take cognisance of the charge sheet filed in the case related to the death of late Congress leader Narayan Datt Tiwari's son Rohit Shekhar Tiwari.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
It hit me when I got the mail from ICC: Donald
London, July 19 (IANS) Legendary South Africa pacer Allan Donald said he was shocked to be inducted into the ICC Hall of Fame, adding that when he got the email, it hit him and he was overwhelmed.
2019-07-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Now fake FaceApp infecting users' devices: Kaspersky
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) At a time when "photo-morphing" application FaceApp is courting controversy, a fake app that is designed to trick users into thinking it is a certified version of FaceApp is infecting users' devices with an adware module called "MobiDash", cybersecurity firm Kaspersky said on Friday.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Delhi,Technology,Defence/Security
Physio Leipus parts way with Kolkata Knight Riders
Kolkata, July 19 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) physiotherapist Andrew Leipus will no longer be part of the set-up as he has decided to move on after spending 12 years with the franchise, the former India team physio said in a tweet.
2019-07-19
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
Priyanka's arrest shows BJP's arrogance: Congress
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) The Congress on Friday condemned the Uttar Pradesh government for detaining its leader Priyanka Gandhi when she was going to meet the kin of those killed in caste violence in Sonebhadra district.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Countries with strong women's rights grow faster
New York, July 19 (IANS) Researchers have found that countries with strong women's rights are more likely to have faster growth and better health outcomes than those who don't promote and protect these values.
2019-07-19
Category: International, United States,IANS Life,IPL 2015,Commonwealth Games 2014
Hangul numbers 'alarming', but not beyond redemption: Official
Srinagar, July 19 (IANS) Hangul or the Indian elk found exclusively in the higher rises of the Kashmir Valley is said to be in the red zone. A senior wildlife warden who has spent over a decade looking after their population inside the Dachigam National Park on Friday said the overall scenario of the Hangul (Kashmiri stag) population is not as grim as it seemed in a cursory study of a recently published census report.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Environment/Wildlife
Camera lens worth $13,000 sold for $94 during Amazon Prime Day
San Francisco, July 19 (IANS) A technical error during the Amazon Prime Day sale has brought cheers for online shoppers who booked high-end camera lenses worth thousands of dollars for under $100 and received the photography gear at home.
2019-07-19
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Global device shipments set to decline 3% in 2019: Gartner
London, July 19 (IANS) Global shipments of devices, including PCs, tablets and mobile phones, will total 2.2 billion units in 2019, a decline of 3.3 per cent year-over-year (YoY), a report by Gartner Inc. said on Friday.
2019-07-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Technology
Bihar cops seek RSS details: Giriraj slams Nitish, Sushil
Patna, July 19 (IANS) Union Minister Giriraj Singh on Friday attacked Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and his deputy Sushil Kumar Modi for the issuing of a letter from the Bihar Police Special Branch directing the gathering of information on the state functionaries of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh and its 18 affiliates.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Karantaka Congress moves SC to reconsider July 17 order
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Karnataka Congress President Dinesh Gundu Rao on Friday moved the Supreme Court challenging its July 17 order which permitted 15 dissident MLAs of the Congress and JD-S to opt out of Assembly session.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Govinda's dance inspires TV star Vishal Aditya Singh
Mumbai, July 19 (IANS) Actor Vishal Aditya Singh, who is a participatant in the ninth season of "Nach Baliye", says he is trying to adapt the "carefree" dancing style of actor Govinda.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Happy 40th birthday: Tokyo exhibit evokes Walkman nostalgia
Tokyo, July 19 (IANS) Walking on the street and, at the same time, listening to music was inconceivable until the appearance of Walkman, a small audio player that introduced the revolutionary concept of portable music that charmed the world 40 years ago.
2019-07-19
Category: International, Japan,Cinema/Showbiz,Human Interest/Society
2 former PMs, a president now under imprisonment in Pakistan
Islamabad, July 19 (IANS) With the arrest of former Pakistan prime minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Thursday, the country's two former prime ministers and a president are now under imprisonment over corruption charges.
2019-07-19
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Wrestlers stranded without power after transformer goes kaput in national camp
Lucknow, July 19 (IANS) Ace Indian wrestler Vinesh Phogat on Friday said that she and other wrestlers at the national camp in Lucknow were stranded without electricity for over 24 hours. While Vinesh made her displeasure known on social media, the real reason behind the delay in restoration of power was the time taken to fix the local transformer.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,Sports,Other Sports
Lok Sabha passes Protection of Human Rights Bill
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS A Bill to protect the rights of "right people", including vulnerable, farmers and financially backward persons, was on Friday passed in the Lok Sabha with voice vote.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
'Mission Mangal' trailer sets off meme fest
Mumbai, July 19 (IANS) The trailer of "Mission Mangal" has inspired hilarious memes from a section of social media.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Umiam Dam lifespan reduced by 5 years due to pollution
Shillong, July 19 (IANS) The lifespan of Meghalaya's Umiam Dam, one of the oldest hydroelectric power generation structures in the region, has been reduced by five years due to pollution and siltation. It is expected to end by 2024.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Environment/Wildlife
I-League clubs cry foul, say AIFF didn't give them clear picture
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) The battle for supremacy between the I-League clubs and the Indian Super League (ISL) took an all new turn in June when the All India Football Federation (AIFF) General Secretary Kushal Das revealed that as per the Master Rights Agreement (MRA) signed between AIFF and Football Sports Development Limited (initially IMG-Reliance) in 2010, the ISL was set to become the top league of the country as well as a closed one. But I-League club are now claiming that they were never aware of such a scenario when they signed the contracts.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Priyanka-Yogi battle looms over Uttar Pradesh
Lucknow, July 19 (IANS) What the Congress could not do during the Lok Sabha elections, Priyanka Gandhi has done now -- she has pitted herself against Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on the Sonebhadra carnage issue.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Media-celeb equation thrives on mutual respect, say stars
Mumbai, July 19 (IANS) As the ugly spat between actress Kangana Ranaut and a section of media continues, Bollywood celebrities from Akshay Kumar and Parineeti Chopra to Siddharth Malhotra and Adah Sharma said that the relationship between the two fraternity should be based on professionalism and mutual respect.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Udacity partners AWS for tech scholarship programme
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Global learning platform Udacity on Friday announced a collaboration with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to launch the "DeepRacer Scholarship Challenge", to help students expand their deep learning skills.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Delhi,Technology,Education
With no respite for FPIs, Sensex nosedives 560 pts
Mumbai, July 19 (IANS) As the government swept aside any scope of revoking or tweaking the tax on "super-rich" adversely affecting a chunk of FPIs, a major driver of Indian stock market, Sensex on Friday slumped over 560 points.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Karnataka Governor extends deadline, asks CM to prove majority by 6 p.m.
Bengaluru, July 19 (IANS) Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala on Friday extended the deadline for Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy to prove his government's majority in the state legislative Assembly here till 6 p.m., after the latter missed the 1.30 p.m. deadline set by the Governor.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
'Ghatam' my alternate soul: Grammy-winner Vinayakram
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Padma Bhushan recipient musician Vikku Vinayakram is credited for putting the Carnatic music instrument of 'Ghatam' (an earthen pot) on the world map by playing it for a Grammy-winning music album.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Cinema/Showbiz,Features,Art/Culture/Books
Crucial files from Sidhu's previous department go missing
Chandigarh, July 19 (IANS) In a major goof-up, crucial government files, including one pertaining to Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh in a case of Rs 1,144-crore Ludhiana City Centre scam, have gone missing from the previous department of Cabinet Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Don't do marketing of West Bengal: LS Speaker
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla on Friday asked a Trinamool Congress MP not to do "marketing" of the West Bengal government when the latter countered the Centre's allegation that the state was not joining the Ayushman Bharat scheme.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Narayana Murthy awarded honorary doctorate by London varsity
London, July 19 (IANS) Infosys co-founder Narayana Murthy on Friday was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Science (Honoris Causa) by Royal Holloway, University of London, for his outstanding contribution to the field of Computer Science and the role model he represents in India and on the global stage.
2019-07-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Business/Economy,Technology
My parents want me to date 'susheel ladka': Sonakshi
Mumbai, July 19 (IANS) Actress Sonakshi Sinha's parents want her to date a "susheel ladka", and she says it is hard to find someone like that in Bollywood.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
SC seeks AG's help on plea over minority definition
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday sought the assistance of Attorney General K.K. Venugopal in dealing with a plea challenging the validity of a 26-year-old notification declaring five communities as minority.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Religion
Dalai Lama greets European Commission President
Dharamsala, July 19 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama on Friday congratulated Ursula Von der Leyen on her election as the next President of the European Commission.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Diplomacy,Religion
Rijiju launches AIFF Golden Baby Leagues Handbook 2019-20
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju, along with Kushal Das, General Secretary of AIFF, launched the AIFF Golden Baby Leagues Handbook 2019-20 on the sidelines of the Intercontinental Cup in Ahmedabad.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Trump says US warship destroyed Iranian drone; Tehran denies (3rd Lead)
Washington, July 19 (IANS) US President Donald Trump has said that the American military destroyed an Iranian drone that came within 1,000 yards of one of its naval vessels in the Strait of Hormuz, a claim rejected by Tehran on Friday.
2019-07-19
Category: International, United States,Defence/Security,Politics
'The Lion King' roars into Indian box-office
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) After breathing new life in the Rudyard Kipling classic "The Jungle Book", director Jon Favreau is back with "The Lion King" in a bigger and better avatar, and the Disney classic is expected to roar loud in India.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Congress moves Supreme Court over Karnataka
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Karnataka Congress President Dinesh Gundu Rao moved the Supreme Court on Friday, claiming that its July 17 order violated the party's right to issue a whip to its MLAs.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
PM seeks inputs for I-Day speech; gets 850 in 2 hours
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday invited inputs for his Independence Day speech on August 15 -- and received over 850 suggestions within two hours.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
ALERT: Congress moves SC against it's July 17 order on Karnataka crisis
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2019-07-19
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Scarlett Keeling case: Beach shack worker gets 10 years jail
Panaji, July 19 (IANS) The Bombay High Court in Goa on Friday convicted Samson D'Souza, a beach shack worker accused of sexually assaulting 15-year-old British teenager Scarlett Keeling and leaving her to die at Goa's Anjuna beach in 2008, to 10 years of rigorous imprisonment.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Goa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
India will overachieve Paris pact targets by 60%: IEEFA
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) India would significantly exceed its 2015 Paris Agreement target of a 40 per cent share of installed power capacity from non-fossil fuel sources by 2030, the US-based Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA) said on Friday.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
5.6-magnitude quake hits NE region, no casualties
Shillong, July 19 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 5.6 on the Richter scale jolted India's northeastern region on Friday, an official said. No casualties have been reported so far.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Vivek Kumar, 2004 batch IFS, is PS to Modi
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Vivek Kumar, a 2004 batch officer of the Indian Foreign Service (IFS), was on Friday appointed as Private Secretary to Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Apple users are replacing iPhones with Samsung: Report
San Francisco, July 19 (IANS) Less and less Apple users are sticking with iPhones when it comes to replacement and are switching to Android phones, especially Samsung, a new report by BankMyCell has said.
2019-07-19
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Richa Bharti alleges getting threats, provided security
Ranchi, July 19 (IANS) Richa Bharti, the 19-year-old college student who was arrested for an objectionable Facebook post and released on bail on Wednesday by a Ranchi court, has been provided security cover after she informed the court about receiving threats over the social media.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Bihar,National,Religion,Immigration/Law/Rights
Mi A3 Asian debut scheduled for July 31 in Malaysia
Beijing, July 19 (IANS) After launching its latest smartphone 'Mi A3' in Spain, Chinese smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi is reportedly planning to introduce it in the Asian market starting with Malaysia on July 31.
2019-07-19
Category: International, China,Technology
Don't touch my staff, Speaker warns opposition MP
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla on Friday warned an agitating opposition member not to touch any of the parliamentary staff while protesting near his podium over the development in Karnataka.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Chinese experts to test long-lasting HIV vaccine on humans
Beijing, July 19 (IANS) A group of Chinese scientists will start trialing a long-lasting human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) vaccine on 160 volunteers, the first time that such a vaccine has reached a second-phase human trial, the official newspaper China Daily reported on Friday.
2019-07-19
Category: International, China,Health/Medicine
Race plays no role in kids' language skills: Study
New York, July 19 (IANS) Researchers have discovered that race plays no role in the amount and quality of words mothers use with their children or with the language skills children later develop.
2019-07-19
Category: International, United States,Human Interest/Society,Lifestyle/Fashion
Stolen novel idea 'motive' behind Japan arson attack
Tokyo, July 19 (IANS) The motive behind the arson attack at an animation studio in the Japanese city of Kyoto which killed 33 people a day earlier, may have been the theft of ideas, the media reported on Friday.
2019-07-19
Category: International, Japan,Crime/Disaster/Accident
India down 3 places in mobile, broadband speed: Report
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) India's ranking in terms of mobile internet and fixed broadband speed declined by three places in June to 74th and 126th positions respectively, a report by Ookla said on Friday.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
How a headset transmitted those famous words from Neil Armstrong
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) "That's one small step for [a] man, one giant leap for mankind." As Commander Neil Armstrong stepped onto the moon on July 20, 1969, his "Plantronics MS50" headset helped transmit these historic words to the Earth.
2019-07-19
Category: International, India,Science/Tech
Jamshedpur FC sign Spanish midfielder Aitor Monroy
Jamshedpur, July 19 (IANS) Jamshedpur FC continued their squad building process with the addition of Spanish midfield player Aitor Monroy to their roster, the club said in a statement on Friday.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Bihar,Sports,Football
Lodha & BCCI stunned as CoA asks Kohli-Shastri to decide on WAGs travel
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) The bizarre move by the Supreme Court-appointed Committee of Administrators (CoA) asking the India captain and coach to decide on travel schedule of the WAGs has not just taken the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) officials by surprise, but also former Chief Justice R.M. Lodha. Lodha panel's set of proposals was the yardstick for the formation of the new BCCI constitution, but the former CJI is surprised at how things have panned out in the last two years.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Heroin valued at Rs 600 crore seized in Delhi
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Police have seized around 150 kg of Afghan origin heroin valued at Rs 600 crore in the international market, officials said on Friday.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Trump nominates lawyer Eugene Scalia as Labour Secretary
Washington, July 19 (IANS) US President Donald Trump has nominated a right-wing corporate lawyer to be the new Secretary of Labour after his predecessor was forced to step down due to past negligence in the prosecution of a billionaire accused of child sex trafficking.
2019-07-19
Category: International, United States,Politics
Twinkle collaborates with supermodel Natalia Vodianova
Mumbai, July 19 (IANS) Writer-producer Twinkle Khanna is collaborating with the international supermodel Natalia Vodianova for a charitable cause.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Militants kill Mehbooba kin's guard in J&K
Srinagar, July 19 (IANS) Militants on Friday shot dead the security guard of former Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti's cousin and decamped with his service rifle in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag district, police said.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Priyanka detained on way to scene of caste killing (2nd Lead)
Mirzapur (Uttar Pradesh), July 19 (IANS) Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi was detained at the Chunar Guest House here after she was stopped from going to Murtiya village in Sonebhadra district in Uttar Pradesh where 10 people were killed over a land dispute.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Musk envisions SpaceX Starship's lunar landing by 2021
San Francisco, July 19 (IANS) Uncrewed SpaceX Starship could land on the moon by 2021, following which, a manned moon mission could be a quick possibility, SpaceX founder Elon Musk has said.
2019-07-19
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
S. Korean sets himself on fire near Japanese embassy, dies
Seoul, July 19 (IANS) A 78-year-old South Korean man died on Friday after setting himself on fire in front of the Japanese embassy in Seoul, the police said, amid rising trade and political disputes between Seoul and Tokyo.
2019-07-19
Category: International, South Korea,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diplomacy,Politics
3 suspected cattle thieves lynched to death in Bihar's Saran
Patna, July 19 (IANS) In another case of street justice in a Bihar village, three men were allegedly thrashed to death and one critically injured by villagers over suspicion of cattle theft on Friday, police said.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Naidu pulls up Modi minister for absence in Rajya Sabha
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) After Prime Minister Narendra Modi had expressed his displeasure over ministers skipping Parliament proceedings, Rajya Sabha Chairperson M. Venkaiah Naidu on Friday embarrassed the government by pulling up Minister of State for Animal Husbandry, Fisheries and Dairying, Sanjeev Kumar Balyan, for being absent recently when his named was called.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Opposition walks out of Lok Sabha over Karnataka
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) The opposition, including the Congress, DMK and TMC, on Friday walked out of the Lok Sabha over the Karnataka crisis, accusing the BJP of destabilizing the state government.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Budget's message to investors rather regressive: Porinju Veliyath
Mumbai, July 19 (IANS) The government's Budget 2019-20 lays out a long-term vision but the message it gives to the larger investment community is rather regressive, veteran investor Porinju Veliyath has said.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Business/Economy
Scarlett murder case: CBI seeks maximum penalty for accused
Panaji, July 19 (IANS) Samson D'Souza, a beach shack worker who was convicted for sexual assault and death of a 15-year-old British teenager Scarlett Keeling at Anjuna beach in 2008, should be severely punished and the victim's mother should be compensated for trauma, CBI prosecutor Ejaz Khan told the Bombay High Court in Panaji on Friday.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Goa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Karnataka CM misses Governor's deadline for floor test in Assembly
Bengaluru, July 19 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy on Friday missed the 1.30 p.m. deadline given by Governor Vajubhai Vala to prove majority in the state legislative Assembly here.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
SC queries Centre, Assam on re-verification of NRC
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday questioned the Centre and the Assam government's request seeking extension on the publication of the final NRC citing 20 per cent re-verification of the draft NRC data to rule out discrepancies. The NRC is scheduled for publication on July 31.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
CRPF trooper killed as teen rams Mercedes into car
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) A CRPF trooper was killed when the teenage son of a Noida businessman rammed his Mercedes car into a car occupied by three paramilitary personnel here, police said on Friday.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Sonebhadra carnage: 200 men on 32 tractors fired for an hour
Sonebhadra, July 19 (IANS) The bloody clashes that left 10 persons dead in Murtiya village in Sonebhadra now seem like a scene straight out of a Bollywood potboiler.
2019-07-19
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Manu Jain explains why Redmi K20 smartphones are expensive
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) As smartphone users took to social media complaining about the high price of newly-launched Redmi K20 and K20 Pro, Xiaomi India Managing Director Manu Kumar Jain on Friday wrote an open letter to Mi fans on why these devices are expensive.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Sonbhadra carnage: Yogi blames Congress for dispute
Lucknow, July 19 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Friday blamed the Congress for the land dispute which led to the Sonbhadra carnage in which 10 persons were killed and 24 injured.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Sachin, Donald & Fitzpatrick inducted in ICC Hall of Fame
London, July 19 (IANS) Legendary Indian batsman Sachin Tendulkar has been inducted into the ICC Hall of Fame, alongside retired South Africa pacer Allan Donald and former Australia woman fast bowler Cathryn Fitzpatrick.
2019-07-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Twitter, AI used to track people's physical activities
New York, July 19 (IANS) Using Artificial Intelligence (AI) and data from various social media sites, researchers tracked people's physical activities, from bowling to crossfit, in a bid to inform future efforts to tackle health disparities.
2019-07-19
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion,Technology
ALERT: Karnataka Governor's deadline ends, no trust vote yet; House adjourned till 3 p.m.
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2019-07-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
House panels delayed, Naidu asks parties for names on priority
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Miffed over political parties not nominating members for various Standing Committees, Rajya Sabha Chairman M. Venkaiah Naidu on Friday appealed to all the parties to send the names for the House panels at the earliest.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Women now more competent but less ambitious and decisive: Study
New York, July 19 (IANS) Women are no longer regarded less competent than men on average but are still seen as less ambitious and decisive -- a disadvantage in the leadership role, finds a study.
2019-07-19
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy,Human Interest/Society,Lifestyle/Fashion
World's highest aquarium starts trial operation in China's Qinghai
Xining, July 19 (IANS) The world's highest aquarium has opened for trial operation in northwest China's Qinghai Province, news agency Xinhua reported.
2019-07-19
Category: International, China,Environment/Wildlife
'Family Of Thakurganj': Familiar hang-ups (IANS review)
Film: "Family Of Thakurganj"; Cast: Jimmy Sheirgill, Mahie Gill, Saurabh Shukla, Nandish Singh; Direction: Manoj K. Jha; IANS rating: ** (two stars)
2019-07-19
Category: India, Uttarakhand ,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Child actor Shivlekh Singh killed in road accident
Raipur, July 19 (IANS) "Sasural Simar Ka" actor Shivlekh Singh was killed in a car crash here on Thursday, police said. He was 14.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Uttarakhand ,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
9 killed, 33 injured in blast outside Kabul University
Kabul, July 19 (IANS) At least nine people were killed and 33 others injured after a suicide bomber detonated his explosives-laden car near a gate of Kabul University here on Friday, officials said.
2019-07-19
Category: International, Israel,Education,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Centre's response sought on plea on green flag ban
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday asked the Centre to file a response on a public suit seeking a ban on green flags with crescent and star which resembles those of the Pakistan Muslim League.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Cousins Taimur, Inaya's day out in park
London, July 19 (IANS) Cousins Taimur Ali Khan and Inaaya Naumi Kemmu shared an adorable moment as they walked holding hands in a park here.
2019-07-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Dhanush to star in Karthik Subbaraj's gangster-thriller
Chennai, July 19 (IANS) Actor-filmmaker Dhanush will be starring in director Karthik Subbaraj's upcoming Tamil gangster-thriller film, which will be completely shot the United Kingdom.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Samsung asks local partners to secure Japanese parts
Seoul, July 19 (IANS) Samsung Electronics Co. is exploring all possible means to secure stockpiles of Japanese materials in preparation for Tokyo expanding its export restrictions, company sources said.
2019-07-19
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
Zimbabwe Cricket suspension: Raza, Taylor express disappointment
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) The decision of the International Cricket Council (ICC) to suspend Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) has left many cricketers from the country disappointed.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
'Saaho' release date shifted to August 30
Mumbai, July 19 (IANS) Prabhas and Shraddha Kapoor starrer "Saaho" will now release on August 30. The film was earlier scheduled to hit the screens on August 15.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
SFI stabbing: Knife recovered, Opposition meets Governor
Thiruvananthapuram, July 19 (IANS) The Kerala Police on Friday recovered the knife used in the stabbing of a third-year graduate student here, even as protests continued over the murder and the Governor was urged to intervene in the PSC and collegiate education handling.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
SC wants ruling in Babri Masjid case in 9 months
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday directed that a judgement in the Babri Masjid demolition case against senior BJP leaders L.K. Advani, M.M. Joshi and others should be delivered in nine months from Friday.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Religion
4 killed, 16 injured in blast outside Kabul University
Kabul, July 19 (IANS) Four people were killed and 16 others sustained injuries as a blast hit the southern gate of Kabul University here on Friday, news agency Xinhua reported.
2019-07-19
Category: International, Israel,Terrorism
Google's local news test app starts in Youngstown, Ohio
San Francisco, July 19 (IANS) Moving forward with its plans to improve local news results, Google has decided Youngstown, Ohio in the US as the first city for its "Compass" experiment which is part of the Google News Initiatives Local Experiments Project.
2019-07-19
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Detailed project report of Indo-Nepal railway line finalised
Nepalgunj, July 19 (IANS) Having received the detailed project report (DPR) from India on the proposed cross-border railway line between Indias Rupaidiya and Kohalpur in Banke, the Nepal government is preparing to start the process of land acquisition for the project, the Himalayan Times reported.
2019-07-19
Category: International, Nepal,Business/Economy,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Teen rams Mercedes, injures CRPF troopers
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) The undergraduate son of a Noida businessman on a nightout rammed his Mercedes car into a hatchback which had Central Reserve Police Force troopers on board.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
India-Nepal oil pipeline to open next month
Kathmandu, July 19 (IANS) The Motihari-Amlekhgunj oil pipeline project will start commercial operation by August following virtual inauguration of the Nepal-India bilateral project by executive heads of the two countries, the Himalayan Times reported on Friday.
2019-07-19
Category: International, Nepal,Business/Economy,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
'Light of my world', Nick wishes Priyanka on 37th birthday
New York, July 19 (IANS) American pop singer Nick Jonas shared a heart-melting birthday wish for his actress wife Priyanka Chopra Jonas, whom he called the "light of my world".
2019-07-19
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Melbourne's Formula 1 event contract extended till 2025
Sydney, July 19 (IANS) Melbourne will host the Formula 1 Grand Prix until at least 2025, officials on Friday revealed, announcing a two-year extension for racing at the city's iconic Albert Park circuit.
2019-07-19
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Motorsports
Rajasthan government declares 'Super 30' tax-free
Jaipur, July 19 (IANS) Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has announced that Hrithik Roshan-starrer "Super 30", based on the life of educationist Anand Kumar, who runs the Super 30 programme for IIT-JEE aspirants from poor families, has been declared tax-free in the state.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Rajasthan,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
'Limited' DRS to be used in Ranji knockout matches
Mumbai, July 19 (IANS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has decided that the knockout matches in the Ranji Trophy tournament from this season onwards will see the usage of "limited" DRS.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
2020 iPhones to have 3D ToF sensor in rear camera: Report
San Francisco, July 19 (IANS) Apple is reportedly planning to incorporate Time of Flight (ToF) 3D sensing rear camera system in next year's iPhone models.
2019-07-19
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Instagram to now alert violators before deleting accounts
San Francisco, July 19 (IANS) Whilst users from around the world are protesting against Instagram blocking their accounts for "no apparent reason" citing "policy violations", the photo-messaging platform has now decided to warn users when their account is going to being deleted.
2019-07-19
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Pakistan lost over Rs 8 billion due to airspace closure
Karachi, July 19 (IANS) The Pakistan Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) suffered a loss of Rs 8.5 billion because of airspace restrictions since February, according to Pakistani media reports.
2019-07-19
Category: International, Pakistan,Business/Economy,Politics
Stitches hurt like mad: Sameera on C-Section
Mumbai, July 19 (IANS) Actress Sameera Reddy has shared her postpartum journey. She says it's hard on the body when it's a C-Section because her stitches "hurt like mad".
2019-07-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Google, Facebook secretly tracking your porn-viewing habits
New York, July 19 (IANS) If you think watching pornographic material in the "incognito" mode will not let anyone know, you are mistaken. Google, Facebook and even Oracle cloud are secretly tracking the porn you watch even when you switch on the "incognito" mode on your laptop or smartphone.
2019-07-19
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion,Technology,Defence/Security
Windies tour perfect chance to look at future beyond Dhoni
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Talks of M.S. Dhonis future have made headlines right from his struggle against England in the group stage encounter at Edgbaston in the World Cup. While the team management has made it clear that they havent heard from the former India skipper, it is also unlikely that he will be travelling to the Caribbean Islands for the West Indies series. That provides the selectors with the perfect opportunity to give Rishabh Pant more game time.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Delhi,National
Over 2.3 lakh perform Amarnath Yatra in 18 days
Jammu, July 19 (IANS) Over 2.3 lakh pilgrims have performed the ongoing Amarnath Yatra during the last 18 days as another batch of 3,627 yatris left Jammu on Friday to offer their prayers at the holy cave shrine in Kashmir.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Human Interest/Society,Religion
Sensex down 226 pts, Nifty at 11,513
Mumbai, July 19 (IANS) Sensex and Nifty fell after opening higher on Friday, dragged by auto and PSU Bank stocks.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Karnataka CM to move SC for stay on floor test
Bengaluru, July 19 (IANS) A miffed Karnataka Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy will move the Supreme Court for a stay on Governor Vajubhai Vala's order to prove majority in the Assembly by 1.30 p.m. on Friday, said an official.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Microsoft logs $33.7 bn revenue in Q4, new fiscal year record
San Francisco, July 19 (IANS) Driven by growth in its Cloud and Surface laptop segments, Microsoft has posted revenue of $33.7 billion and net income of $13.2 billion for its fourth quarter that ended on June 30.
2019-07-19
Category: International, Costa Rica,Business/Economy,Technology
Karnataka Congress MLA still in Mumbai hospital
Mumbai, July 19 (IANS) Karnataka Congress MLA Shrimant Balasaheb Patil, who had to be admitted to a government hospital on Thursday after he complained of chest pain, continues to be in hospital, a top official said here on Friday.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Kiwi heart-breaker Stokes nominated for New Zealander of the Year
Wellington, July 19 (IANS) England all-rounder Ben Stokes, who broke millions of Kiwi hearts in the recently concluded World Cup, has been nominated for the 'New Zealander of the Year' Award.
2019-07-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Priyanka to visit Sonbhadra to meet victims' families
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra will meet on Friday the family members of the victims belonging to the Gond community who died in a clash over land dispute in Uttar Pradesh's Sonbhadra district.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Tusker 'brothers' released in Pilibhit Tiger Reserve
Bareilly, July 19 (IANS) The two wild tuskers, who have been released in the Pilibhit Tiger Reserve were staying 'inseparable' like brother, said an official.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
Howdy, Modi! Texas diaspora prepares for visit with regional flavour
New York, July 19 (IANS) The Indian diaspora in Houston is getting ready to meet the Indian Prime Minister with a Texan "Howdy, Modi!" greeting on September 22.
2019-07-19
Category: International, United States,Politics
Google celebrates 'giant leap for mankind' with Doodle video
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) On July 20, 1969, American astronauts Neil Armstrong and Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin became the first humans ever to land on the Moon aboard the Apollo 11 mission -- an extraordinary feat celebrated by Google with a Doodle video on Friday.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Science/Tech,Technology
Bengaluru ponzi scam prime accused Khan arrested
Bengaluru/New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Multi-crore ponzi scheme scam prime accused and IMA Jewellers founder Mansoor Khan was arrested early on Friday from the New Delhi airport on arrival from Dubai by the Delhi Police, an official said.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Fresh 5 who could be tried for Windies Tour
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) With many of the senior players expected to be rested for the upcoming West Indies tour, where India will be playing three T20Is and as many ODIs apart from two Test matches, quite a number of fresh faces are likely to make the squad, especially for the limited-overs leg.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Delhi,National
Selectors may ignore likes of Karthik & Kedar for Windies tour
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) India played well to reach the semi-finals of the just-concluded World Cup. But going by the pre-tournament billing, Virat Kohlis boys fell short of expectations and as a result, quite a few players have come under the scanner and the tour of West Indies gives the selectors a chance to try out some fresh faces.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Delhi,National
Gill or Iyer could be perfect answer to No. 4 conundrum
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) The number four slot in the Indian batting order has left a lot to be desired. Considered as one of the best batting units in the modern era, India failed to produce a number four batsman going into the 2019 World Cup and the tour of West Indies will provide the selectors the perfect opportunity to try someone like a Shubman Gill or Shreyas Iyer for that position.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Delhi,National
Half glass water policy in UP Assembly
Lucknow, July 19 (IANS) Keeping in mind the drinking water crisis that has been predicted by several agencies within the decade, the Uttar Pradesh Assembly has decided to follow the 'half glass water' policy in order to prevent wastage of water.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
After ICJ rap, Pakistan agrees to grant consular access to Jadhav
Islamabad/New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Acting on the International Court of Justice ruling, Pakistan has agreed to grant consular access to Kulbhushan Jadhav "according to Pakistani laws", the Pakistan Foreign Office said.
2019-07-19
Category: International, Pakistan,Diplomacy
Windies tour a litmus test for skipper Kohli, coach Shastri
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) The West Indies tour will be a litmus test for skipper Virat Kohli and coach Ravi Shastri after Indias exit in the semi-final stage of the 2019 World Cup. While it was a case of a one-off bad day, but the fact that the head coachs contract is up for renewal means that the performance of the team in West Indies will play a role in deciding if Shastri is handed an extension.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Delhi,National
Azam Khan declared 'land mafia' by UP government
Rampur, July 19 (IANS) Samajwadi MP and former Uttar Pradesh Minister Azam Khan has finally been declared a 'land mafia' by the Yogi Adityanath government.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Sachin, Donald & Fatzprick inducted in ICC Hall of Fame
London, July 19 (IANS) Legendary Indian batsman Sachin Tendulkar has been inducted into the ICC Hall of Fame, alongside retired South Africa pacer Allan Donald and former Australia woman fast bowler Cathryn Fatzprick.
2019-07-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Kohli available for WI tour as selectors look to give fresh faces a go
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) The selection of the Indian team for the West Indies tour has been postponed by a day and is to be held in Mumbai on Sunday, thanks to the new CoA diktat on the Chief Selector convening the meeting instead of the Secretary, but the focus of the five-wise men -- led by M.S.K. Prasad -- will remain the same when they sit to pick the teams. It will be all about laying the building blocks for mission 2023 -- the year of the next 50-over World Cup.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Delhi,National
Jailed Arun Saha centrifugal force in fixing rating agencies at IL&FS (IANS Exclusive)
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) The rating agencies fiasco viz IL&FS is now common knowledge. Triple A rated IL&FS Group entities enjoyed best of credit worthiness in the market place and a whole catalogue of high profile MNCs, trusts and corporate entities subscribed to its bonds.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Business/Economy
Pakistan to grant consular access to Jadhav
Islamabad/New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Pakistan has agreed to grant consular access to Kulbhushan Jadhav, in accordance with the ruling of the International Court of Justice (ICJ), the Foreign Office said.
2019-07-19
Category: International, Pakistan,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
IMA founder Mansoor Khan arrested from Delhi airport
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) In a major breakthrough in the IMA Gold multi-crore cheating case, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) and the SIT on Friday arrested its founder Mansoor Khan soon after he arrived here from the UAE.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Business/Economy
US warship destroys Iranian drone, says Trump
Washington, July 19 (IANS) US President Donald Trump has announced that a US warship destroyed an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz.
2019-07-19
Category: International, United States,Defence/Security,Diplomacy,Politics
US stocks close higher after Fed official's remarks
New York, July 19 (IANS) US stocks closed higher as the market sentiment was lifted by a central bank official's remarks.
2019-07-19
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy
Writers back artiste who refused Sangeet Natak award
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) In response to acclaimed Kannada theatre artiste and poet S. Raghunandana's refusal to accept the Sangeet Natak Akademi award conferred on him, noted Indian writers have expressed their solidarity with him.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books
US warship destroys Iranian drone: Trump
Washington, July 19 (IANS) US President Donald Trump announced on Thursday that a US warship destroyed an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz.
2019-07-19
Category: International, United States,Politics
US dollar weakens amid downbeat data
New York, July 19 (IANS) The US dollar declined against its major rivals as market participants digested a slew of downbeat data.
2019-07-19
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy
Hindu woman in Pakistan gets security after conversion
Karachi, July 19 (IANS) A court in Pakistan has ordered security for a Hindu woman who converted to Islam last month, the media reported.
2019-07-19
Category: International, Pakistan,International
Karnataka BJP legislators stage protest sleep in Assembly
Bengaluru, July 19 (IANS) Upping the ante, about 100 Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislators are sleeping in the Karnataka Assembly from Thursday night to protest against the delay in taking the floor test by Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy on the confidence motion he moved on Thursday to prove that his Congress-JD-S coalition government has majority.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Kashmir issue has no solution: Natwar Singh
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Former External Affairs Minister Natwar Singh has said the Kashmir issue has no solution as the relation between India and Pakistan is "accident-prone".
2019-07-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Over 100-year-old rail line in Sri Lanka being upgraded with Indian assistance
New Delhi/Colombo, July 19 (IANS) India's IRCON International Limited and the Sri Lankan government have inked a $91.26 million agreement for upgrading the around 130 km-long Maho-Omanthai rail line which is over 100 years old.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Business/Economy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
US woman loses daughter's custody battle in Saudi Arabia
New York, July 19 (IANS) A US woman in Saudi Arabia has lost the custody battle for her daughter as her ex-husband used her bikini photos to cite she is not fit to look after the child.
2019-07-19
Category: International, United States,Human Interest/Society,Immigration/Law/Rights
Karnataka Governor directs CM to prove majority on Friday by 1:30 p.m.
Bengaluru, July 19 (IANS) On a day of high drama in the Karnataka Assembly and swift developments later, Governor Vajubhai Vala on Thursday directed Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy to prove his majority on Friday by 1:30 p.m.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Rift in J&K Congress over 'Martyrs' Day' issue
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) A rift has emerged within the Jammu and Kashmir unit of the Congress over the 'Martyrs' Day which is commemorated every year on July 13 in the Valley.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Two commit suicide in north Delhi
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) In two separate incidents, two men allegedly committed suicide in north Delhi area on Wednesday, the police said on Thursday.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
No trace of foreigners who escaped from police custody
Greater Noida, July 19 (IANS) A week after 17 foreign nationals escaped from police custody in Gautam Budh Nagar district in Uttar Pradesh, there is no trace of them.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
India in 'regular consultation' with countries over Afghan peace process: MEA
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) India said on Thursday that it is closely following the Afghan peace talks between the US, China, Russia and Pakistan with the Taliban and is in "regular consultation" with the "active players" on the issue.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Activists criticise raids at Lawyers Collective offices
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Activists on Thursday expressed dismay and disappointment over the raids carried out by the CBI at the Lawyers Collective's offices and the residences of its founders Anand Grover and Indira Jaising, saying that "it is an attempt to muzzle civil society voices and assault on democracy and democratic values."
2019-07-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
Man assaulted by two PAC constables in Greater Noida
Greater Noida, July 18 (IANS) A man was allegedly assaulted by two constables of the Uttar Pradesh Police Armed Constabulary (PAC) unit in Greater Noida, the police said on Thursday.
2019-07-18
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Previous quarter's limited review required before auditor resigns: Sebi proposal
Mumbai, July 18 (IANS) Market regulator Sebi has proposed that auditors of listed firms need to issue "limited review or audit report" for the previous quarter before they resign.
2019-07-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Woman injured in east Delhi house collapse
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) A 32-year-old woman suffered critical injuries after her two- storey house located in east Delhi's Kalyanpuri area collapsed on Thursday due to rain.
2019-07-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
ADB cuts India's FY2020 GDP growth forecast to 7%
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) The Asian Development Bank (ADB) on Thursday revised downwards its outlook for India's GDP growth for the financial year 2019-20 to 7 per cent from its previous forecast of 7.2 per cent due to shortfall in the previous fiscal.
2019-07-18
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Residents of 1,797 unauthorised colonies in Delhi to get ownership rights: Kejriwal
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday said that people living in 1,797 unauthorised colonies in the city will soon get ownership rights for their properties as the central government had given a positive response to the Delhi Cabinet's proposal on the same.
2019-07-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Didn't expect such a turnout at Kancheepuram temple: CM
Chennai, July 18 (IANS) Amid the death of four devotees standing in the queue on Thursday for `darshan' of Athi Varadar at the Devarajaswami temple, popularly known as Varadaraja Perumal Temple in Kancheepuram, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami said in the Assembly the government didn't expect such a huge turnout.
2019-07-18
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Religion,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Now MCA seeks info from IndiGo over Gangwal's complaint
Mumbai, July 18 (IANS) The Corporate Affairs Ministry has sought "information or explanation" from budget carrier IndiGo pertaining to a complaint filed by the company's co-founder and director Rakesh Gangwal.
2019-07-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Centre can't dictate Delhi on DMRC nominees: AAP
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) Delhi Transport Minister Kailash Gahlot said here on Thursday the state government and the central government were equal partners in Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) and the Centre had no right to "dictate" or "suggest" as who it should nominate to the DMRC board.
2019-07-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Delhi Speaker's notice to BJP MLA for defamatory remark
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) Delhi Assembly Speaker Ram Niwas Goel here on Thursday sent a legal notice to Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislator Manjinder Singh Sirsa terming comments made by him on Twitter against Goel as "false" and "defamatory".
2019-07-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
TikTok video has Telangana Home Minister's kin in soup
Hyderabad, July 18 (IANS) A grandson of Telangana Home Minister Mehmood Ali has landed in a soup by appearing in a TikTok video, sitting atop a government vehicle, while his friend lip-syncs a filmi dialogue threatening a police officer.
2019-07-18
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Ateeq Ahmed's relative held in kidnapping case
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Thursday said that it has arrested a relative of former Samajwadi Party MP Ateeq Ahmed in its probe into the alleged kidnapping and assault of a Lucknow-based businessman.
2019-07-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
World Bank 'drops' $300 million Amaravati project
Amaravati, July 18 (IANS) In a major blow to Andhra Pradesh government, the World Bank has pulled out of a key project for development of new state capital Amaravati for which it had committed $300 million.
2019-07-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Sarabjot shoots India's ninth gold in junior WC
Suhl (Germany), July 18 (IANS) Sarabjot Singh shot 239.6 to bag the men's 10m air pistol gold in the ISSF Junior World Cup here on Thursday. This was the country's ninth gold at the meet.
2019-07-18
Category: International, Germany,Sports,Other Sports
ICC approves concussion player replacement, suspends Zimbabwe
London, July 18 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) annual conference concluded on Thursday and as expected, the international body approved concussion player replacements in all formats of men's and women's international cricket and for first-class cricket worldwide.
2019-07-18
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
UP: 24 arrested in Sonbhadra land dispute murders
Sonbhadra (Uttar Pradesh), July 18 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Police have arrested 24 people in connection with the mass murders that took place in Ubhbha village of Ghoraval tehsil in Sonbhadra district of Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday. A case has been registered against 78 people in this connection, including 50 unidentified persons.
2019-07-18
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
'Trump's tweet on Saeed sign of growing Indo-US counter-terror ties'
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) While the US House Foreign Affairs Committee countered President Donald Trump's tweet on Hafiz Saeed saying that the Mumbai attacks mastermind was roaming around freely in Pakistan, India on Thursday said it viewed his tweet in the context of growing counter-terror cooperation between India and the US.
2019-07-18
Category: International, India,National,Diplomacy
Governor directs Kumaraswamy to prove majority on Friday by 1:30 p.m.
Bengaluru, July 18 (IANS) On a day of high drama in the Karnataka Assembly and swift developments later, Governor Vajubhai Vala on Thursday directed Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy to prove his majority on Friday by 1:30 p.m.
2019-07-18
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Maoists gun down two tribals in Andhra
Visakhapatnam, July 18 (IANS) Showing their presence yet again, Maoists on Thursday shot dead two tribals, branding them police informers.
2019-07-18
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Terrorism
LS hears public importance matters in night sitting
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) The Lok Sabha on Thursday sat till late night to hear matters of urgent public importance.
2019-07-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Easwaran named Bengal's cricketer of the year
Kolkata, July 18 (IANS) Bengal batsman Abhimanyu Easwaran was on Thursday named both 'best cricketer' and 'gentleman cricketer' of the year by the Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB).
2019-07-18
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
Governor directs Kumaraswamy to prove majority on Friday by 1:30 p.m.
Bengaluru, July 18 (IANS) In a day of high drama in the Karnataka Assembly and swift developments later, Governor Vajubhai Vala on Thursday directed Chief Minister H.D.A Kumaraswamy to prove majority on Friday by 1:30 p.m.
2019-07-18
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Kejriwal writes to Union ministers for funds for local bodies
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday wrote to Union Ministers Nirmala Sitharaman (Finance) and Amit Shah (Home) to enable the Finance Commission to recommend legitimate share of Delhi in Central taxes and for basic and performance grants to local bodies in the city.
2019-07-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Rs 10 cr set aside for Parrikar memorial: Goa CM
Panaji, July 18 (IANS) Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said on Thursday that Rs 10 crore had been set aside for the construction of a memorial dedicated to former Chief Minister late Manohar Parrikar here.
2019-07-18
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Advisor Farooq Khan decides not to use bullet-proof vehicle
Srinagar, July 18 (IANS) The newly appointed advisor to Jammu and Kashmir Governor, Farooq Ahmad Khan, on Thursday decided not to use bullet-proof vehicle while moving in Srinagar city and Jammu.
2019-07-18
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Udhampur hospital gets quality certification
Jammu, July 18 (IANS) In recognition of its high standards of healthcare quality and performance, the Udhampur district hospital was on Thursday accorded the national quality assurance standards (NQAS) certification by the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.
2019-07-18
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
J&K produces 20,000 tonnes of fish annually
Srinagar, July 18 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir produces 20,000 tonnes of fish each year while 93,000 people depend on fisheries for their livelihood in the state.
2019-07-18
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Education,Environment/Wildlife,Business/Economy
WEF Centre to work on drone delivery project in Telangana
Hyderabad, July 18 (IANS) The World Economic Forum Centre for the Fourth Industrial Revolution Network on Thursday announced that it will embark on an innovative drone-delivery project called 'Medicine from the Sky' in Telangana.
2019-07-18
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Technology
Delhi police files chargesheet in Tiwari's son murder case
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) The Delhi Police on Thursday filed a chargesheet against Apoorva Shukla, who was arrested for allegedly murdering her husband Rohit Shekhar Tiwari, son of former Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand chief minister N.D. Tiwari.
2019-07-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Kerala Governor displeased over SFI stabbing case
Kottayam, July 18 (IANS) Kerala Governor P. Sathasivam on Thursday expressed his displeasure over the way things have unfolded at the famed University College in Thiruvananthapuram last week when a student was stabbed to death by SFI members.
2019-07-18
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Education,Politics
Five raiders to look out for in PKL 7
Hyderabad, July 18 (IANS) The seventh season of the Pro Kabaddi league (PKL) is all set to kick-off at the Gachibowli stadium here on Friday, and like every edition of the cash-rich league, the coming season too will witness some of the players -- be it a raider, defender or an all-rounder -- make an impact.
2019-07-18
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Sports,Other Sports
AIIB, ADB and IFC may join India's credit enhancement SPV as partners
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) China-backed Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) along with international financial institutions Asian Development Bank (ADB) and International Finance Corporation (IFC) may join India's proposed credit enhancement corporation, the National Infrastructure Credit Enhancement Ltd or NICE as equity partners to support easier funding of infrastructure projects in India.
2019-07-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Bengal BJP holds 'cut-money' protests in Kolkata, districts
Kolkata, July 18 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party leaders and activists on Thursday held 'cut money' protests in Kolkata and other districts, accusing the state's ruling Trinamool Congress members of extorting from the people in the name of providing benefits under various government welfare schemes.
2019-07-18
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
SC allows Ayodhya mediaters time till July 31
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Thursday allowed the Ayodhya mediation panel to continue talks to develop consensus between Hindu and Muslim parties on the temple dispute and asked it to continue the court-monitored process till July 31 as that would apparently enable it to pass further orders.
2019-07-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Bihar tops list in sexual harassment cases at workplace
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) The maximum number of cases pertaining to sexual harassment of women at workplaces across the country have been reported from Bihar in the 2014-16 period, the Ministry of Women and Child Development informed Parliament on Thursday.
2019-07-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
First phase of forensic audit on rating agencies complete: IL&FS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) Crisis-hit IL&FS on Thursday said that the first phase of forensic audit of credit rating agencies which have been engaged with the its group companies for the last ten years is complete.
2019-07-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Appellate Tribunal for Electricity issues notice to Adani Power (Mundra)
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) The Appellate Tribunal for Electricity has issued a notice to Adani Power (Mundra) on the appeal challenging the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission's (CERC) order approving the supplementary power purchase agreement (SPPA) between the company and Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam.
2019-07-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
BJP trying to abduct democracy in broad daylight in Karnataka: Congress
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) Amid the crucial floor test of the 13-month-old Congress-Janata Dal-Secular government in Karnataka, the Congress on Thursday accused the BJP of abducting democracy in the broad daylight by using money and muscle power to throttle the mandate of an elected government.
2019-07-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Alpesh joins BJP, says quit 'bad school to join Gurukul'
Gandhinagar, July 18 (IANS) Fidgety former Congress legislator and OBC leader Alpesh Thakor along with another rebel MLA Dhavalsinh Jhala eventually donned the saffron scarf at the BJP headquarters here on Thursday amid cheering crowds of the Thakor community.
2019-07-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Ready rehab plan for Muzaffarpur abuse victims: SC to TISS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Thursday asked Koshish, a field action project of the Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), to formulate individual rehabilitation plans for 44 inmates who were subjected to sexual and physical abuse in the Muzaffarpur shelter home.
2019-07-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society,Immigration/Law/Rights
Karnataka Assembly adjourned without floor test due to ruckus
Bengaluru, July 18 (IANS) The Karnataka Assembly was adjourned on Thursday without the floor test due to a ruckus between the ruling Congress-JD(S) and opposition BJP members over the Governor's "interference" in the House proceedings, an official said.
2019-07-18
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
India won on all counts in Jadhav's case in ICJ: Jaitley
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) Former Finance Minister and Senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley on Thursday said that International Court of Justice (ICJ) judgement in Kulbhushan Jadhav's case shows that India won on almost all counts with a comprehensive victory and Pakistan lost conclusively.
2019-07-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Illegal arms supplier arrested at IGI airport
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) A 33-year-old man supplying illegal arms and ammunition to gangsters in Delhi and nearby areas was nabbed by Delhi Police while he was trying to flee the country to establish contacts with arms suppliers abroad.
2019-07-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident