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B'desh receives new batch of China-aided Covid vaccines
Dhaka, Oct 20 (IANS) Bangladesh has received another batch of China-aided Sinovac Covid-19 vaccines to boost the Asian country's vaccination drive.
2021-10-20
Category: International, Bangladesh,Health/Medicine
Gauahar Khan on playing 'fake mother' in '14 Phere'
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) Actress Gauahar Khan who played 'Zubina' in the social comedy drama '14 Phere' opens up on playing diverse roles in the film.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Telangana to form special cell to curb drug menace
Hyderabad, Oct 20 (IANS) Telangana will have a special cell headed by an official of Director-General rank to curb the increasing drug menace in the state.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Punjab sets up SIT to probe Singhu border murder
Chandigarh, Oct 20 (IANS) Punjab's Director General of Police Iqbal Preet Singh Sahota, on the direction of Deputy Chief Minister Sukhjinder Randhawa, on Wednesday set up a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to probe the allegations of sister of Lakhbir Singh, who was murdered by Nihang Sikhs on the Singhu border.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Anshuman Jha training under 'Avengers' trainer Tsahi Shemesh
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) Bollywood actor Anshuman Jha who is gearing up for his next action film 'Lakadbaggha' is training with Tsahi Shemesh. Tsahi has also trained the lead cast of the Marvel franchise 'Falcon and the Winter Soldier'.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
No bail for Aryan Khan, 2 others, to move Bombay HC on Thursday (2nd Lead)
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) In a massive jolt to Aryan Khan, a special NDPS court in Mumbai on Wednesday rejected the bail plea of the son of Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan in the case related to the raid on a rave party aboard a cruise ship on October 2.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Karan Kundrra gets a heartwarming note from his sister
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) Karan Kundrra seems to be having the time of his life. The actor is currently on a roll as he has emerged as one of the most favourite contestants on 'Bigg Boss 15'. He has made his place in the hearts of the audience since his arrival in the 'Bigg Boss' house.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Bengal govt earns record revenue from liquor sales during Durga Puja
Kolkata, Oct 20 (IANS) The West Bengal government earned a record revenue of Rs 550 crore from the sale of liquor during the recently concluded Durga Puja in the state.
2021-10-20
Category: India, West Bengal,Business/Economy,Human Interest/Society
Potholes in Bengaluru: FIRs against officers for negligence
Bengaluru, Oct 20 (IANS) The Bengaluru traffic police are initiating proactive measures to ensure smooth flow of traffic and avoid accidents due to potholes in the city. These include filing FIRs against officers of civic agencies for negligence.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Modi to inaugurate Vishram Sadan at NCI in AIIMS' Jhajjar campus
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday will virtually inaugurate the Infosys Foundation Vishram Sadan at National Cancer Institute (NCI) in the Jhajjar campus of AIIMS-Delhi, officials said on Wednesday.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Netflix now has 214 mn paid users globally
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) After facing Covid-induced production delays last year, Netflix is seeing positive results as the world reopens. According to the streaming giant, it added 4.4 million paid users in the third quarter (Q3) to end it with 214 million paid memberships.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology
Golfer Pranavi takes one-shot lead over Amandeep in 11th leg of WPGT
Panchkula, Oct 20 (IANS) Pranavi Urs, who has tasted success twice as an amateur and then two more times as a professional on the Hero Women's Pro Golf Tour, showed that she is fast recovering from the injury that set her back earlier on. She took the first-round lead in the 11th leg of the Hero WPGT at the Panchkula Golf Club with a card of 3-under 69 that gave her a one-shot lead over Amandeep Drall.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Haryana,Sports,Golf
Priyanka Gandhi allowed to go to Agra
Lucknow, Oct 20 (IANS) Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra has finally been granted permission to go to Agra after being detained for nearly two hours in Lucknow.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
UK watchdog fines Facebook $70 mn over enforcement order breach
London/New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) As Facebook gets prepared to rebrand itself for the 'Metaverse' future, the UK anti-trust regulator on Wednesday fined the social network nearly $70 million for deliberately withholding information related to ongoing antitrust probe of its acquisition of popular GIF search engine Giphy.
2021-10-20
Category: International, United Kingdom,Technology,Immigration/Law/Rights
Harish Rawat meets Rahul Gandhi, wants to quit as Punjab Cong in-charge
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Former Uttarakhand Chief Minister and senior Congress leader Harish Rawat on Wednesday met former Congress President Rahul Gandhi in a move to resign from the post of Punjab Congress in-charge.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
India to see salary hike at 9.3% in 2022: Report
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) After a pandemic-induced lull, pay rises are making a comeback. With India projected a salary increase of 9.3 per cent next year, the country is set to be the highest payer in Asia Pacific, according to a report.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
These tournaments are a real source of motivation: Bala Devi on AFC Women's Asian Cup 2022
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) India women's football team striker Bala Devi believes that tournaments like the AFC Women's Asian Cup 2022 are real sources of motivation. She added that tournaments like this are a stepping stone for young players to progress in the game. The AFC Women's Asian Cup India 2022 will be played across Navi Mumbai, Mumbai and Pune from January 20 to February 6.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Indigenous knowledge from Guj farmer used for treating mastitis
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Utilising the indigenous knowledge system shared by a farmer from Gujarat, a poly-herbal and cost-effective medicine has been developed to treat mastitis, an infectious disease of dairy cattle.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
PGIMER conducts 58 abstracts pertaining to Covid research
Chandigarh, Oct 20 (IANS) Fifty-eight abstracts pertaining to research in Covid-19 were conducted in the Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) here.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Punjab,National,Health/Medicine
T20 World Cup: O'Dowd's fifty takes Netherlands to 165 against Namibia
Abu Dhabi, Oct 20 (IANS) Opener Max O'Dowd's second half-century of the tournament helped Netherlands post 164/4 against Namibia in the 7th match of the ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2021 at Sheikh Zayed Stadium, here on Wednesday.
2021-10-20
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Pakistan, India need a cricketing bond: PCB Chairman Ramiz Raja
Islamabad, Oct 20 (IANS) Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Ramiz Raja has emphasised the need for the revival of sporting ties between archrivals India and Pakistan, who have been fighting it out against each other at their borders and the sporting arena.
2021-10-20
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Samsung is our most important partner on Android: Pichai
San Francisco, Oct 20 (IANS) Acknowledging the role of South Korean tech giant Samsung in the recently launched Pixel 6 series, Alphabet and Google CEO Sundar Pichai said that they are the company's most important partner on Android.
2021-10-20
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Get the festive glow
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANSlife) Steeped in the gentle goodness of Kashmiri Saffron, over the years Kama Ayurveda's Kumkumadi formulations have come to be an irreplaceable part of skincare rituals among Ayurveda and wellness-enthusiasts across India.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Where are Indians travelling to this festive season?
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANSlife) Over the past year and a half, travellers have collectively missed milestones, moments together, including occasions and festive travel. With the upcoming festive holidays, lockdown restrictions gradually easing in different parts of the country and activities slowly beginning to normalize, travellers are looking forward to their next trip home to visit and celebrate with friends and family or taking some leisurely time off after being indoors for so long. Booking.com, the digital travel leader connecting travellers with the widest choice of unique places to stay, today shared key booking trends for India this festive season.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Custodial death of 'safai karmachari' in Agra leads to political row
Agra, Oct 20 (IANS) The custodial death of a safai karmachari (sanitation worker) from the Valmiki community, accused of robbing Rs 25 lakh from the 'Maal Khana' (strongroom) of the Jagdishpura police station in Agra district of Uttar Pradesh, has created a huge political controversy on Valmiki Jayanti on Wednesday.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Why Facebook aims to rebrand itself as Metaverse network
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Social media giant Facebook is planning to rebrand the company with a new name that focuses on the metaverse -- a term that many of us have little idea about.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
UK, Israel seeing rise in Delta plus Covid variant
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) The UK and Israel are witnessing a surge in Covid-19 infections due to a new descendant of the Delta variant AY.4.2, also called the "Delta Plus" variant.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
'Nature of allegations very serious': SC junks bail plea by alleged ISIS sympathiser
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Wednesday junked a bail plea by a man, arrested for allegedly collecting funds and recruiting people for international terror organisation ISIS.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Terrorism
Simbhu's high-paced Mumbai shoot schedule for 'Vendhu Thanindhathu Kaadu'
Chennai, Oct 20 (IANS) Tamil actor Silambarasan, also known as 'Simbhu', is in form, as he shoots for his upcoming movie in Mumbai as the third shoot schedule of the most-anticipated movie 'Vendhu Thanindhathu Kaadu' has begun.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Former German troops arrested over alleged terror plot
Berlin, Oct 20 (IANS) Two former German soldiers have been arrested on suspicion of trying to form a terrorist mercenary force to fight in Yemen's civil war, officials said.
2021-10-20
Category: International, Germany,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Madhuri Dixit shares quirky dance reel that many women will relate with
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) Madhuri Dixit Nene is easily India's one of the biggest and most loved actresses. Be it the iconic track 'Ek Do Teen' from 'Tezaab' where she revolutionised dance in Bollywood or her work in films like 'Anjaam', 'Koyla', 'Dil To Pagal Hai' and 'Pukar', the actress has always enthralled the audience and has enjoyed their undivided attention.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Putin not to attend COP26 climate summit
Moscow, Oct 20 (IANS) Russian President Vladimir Putin will not attend the COP26 climate summit at Glasgow in Scotland, the Kremlin said on Wednesday.
2021-10-20
Category: International, Russian Federation,Diplomacy,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Samantha Ruth Prabhu files defamation cases against YouTube channels
Hyderabad, Oct 20 (IANS) Samantha Ruth Prabhu, who recently announced her separation from Akkineni Naga Chaitanya, stood up for herself in these tough situations. She has now filed defamation cases against some YouTube channels for streaming malignant content about her.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Amar Upadhyay shares interesting anecdote from days of 'Dekh Bhai Dekh'
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) Actor Amar Upadhyay, was recently seen as 'Virendra Pratap Singh', in the daily soap 'Molkki'. The actor who started his career as 'Sahil' in the cult and classic show 'Dekh Bhai Dekh' back in 1996 shared a very interesting anecdote of working with Jaya Bachchan who was also producer of the show.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Pass law reserving 80 per cent jobs to locals: PMK to TN govt
Chennai, Oct 20 (IANS) Citing the ruling DMK's poll manifesto, PMK founder S. Ramadoss on Wednesday urged the Tamil Nadu government to enact a law reserving jobs in both government and private sector for locals.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Why is listening to your gut important?
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANSlife) In 400 B.C, Hippocrates has been quoted saying "death sits in the bowels" and "bad digestion is the root of all evil" showing that the significance of the intestines in human health has been long recognized. In the past, most research on the impact of bacteria in the intestinal environment has focused on gastrointestinal pathogens and the way they cause disease. But in recent times there has been a considerable increase in the study of the positive effects of human microbes on health and wellness.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
5 hair-care kits to help prevent hair fall post-Covid
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANSlife) As temperatures change, common issues like hair fall only get accelerated with oily scalps and dry ends. This can lead to hair thinning or bald patches depending upon various reasons.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Juna Akhara to work for conservation of Yamuna
Prayagraj, Oct 20 (IANS) The Panchdasnaam Juna Akhara, one of the 13 ancient recognised Hindu monastic orders in the country, is all set to launch an initiative for the conservation of Yamuna river.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife,Religion
Australia pacer Pattinson retires from international cricket
Melbourne, Oct 20 (IANS) Australia pacer James Pattinson has announced his retirement from international cricket ahead of the 2021/22 Ashes starting in December.
2021-10-20
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
10th edition of Dharamshala International Film Festival to be held online
Dharamshala, Oct 20 (IANS) The 10th edition of the Dharamshala International Film Festival (DIFF) will go online from November 4 to November 10. Due to the pandemic the festival will take place virtually.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz
Sri Lanka extends inter-province travel ban amid Covid spread
Colombo, Oct 20 (IANS) Sri Lankan authorities on Wednesday extended an inter-province travel ban till October 31 to prevent further spread of the Covid pandemic.
2021-10-20
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Health/Medicine,Politics
'Achieved 65-70% convictions, aim for 75%': CBI to SC on prosecution success rate
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) After the Supreme Court asked it to bring on record its "success rate" in prosecuting cases across the country, the CBI has told the top court that it has achieved the conviction rate of about 65-70 per cent, and aims to up it to 75 per cent by August 2022.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Heirloom jewellery, antique silver & limited-edition timepieces for auction
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANSlife) In its upcoming auction titled 'Heirloom Jewellery, Silver & Timepieces', auction house AstaGuru will showcase a magnificent collection of classic aesthetics represented by vintage Indian jewellery, Art Deco pieces, hallmark silver collectables, as well as exceptional timepieces from top watch brands in the world.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Sandalwood debudant director wins Best Director at China film fest
Bengaluru, Oct 20 (IANS) Natesh Hegde, the young debutant director from Sandalwood film industry, has won the Best Director award at the international film festival in Shanxi, China for his debut film 'Pedro'.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Karnataka,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Evergrande default threatens China contagion
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) The rescue of embattled Chinese property company Evergrande appears to have stalled, leaving the developer on the brink of default and threatening to unleash contagion through the countrys giant real estate sector, home prices and economy, The Guardian reported.
2021-10-20
Category: International, India,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Leaked 'Salaar' video triggers negative reaction among fans
Hyderabad, Oct 20 (IANS) Prabhas Uppalapati, who is termed as Telugu's 'Rebel Star' is on a high as he has a couple of big-budget movies in his kitty. His collaboration with south India's most happening filmmaker Prashanth Neel for their upcoming biggie 'Salaar' is keenly anticipated.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
AIADMK petitions TN Governor on irregularities in rural local body polls
Chennai, Oct 20 (IANS) The opposition AIADMK has petitioned Tamil Nadu Governor R.N. Ravi to look into the irregularities in the recently concluded rural local body elections in nine districts of the state.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
T20 WC: Hardik should be ready to bowl when India play first game, says Rohit
Dubai, Oct 20 (IANS) India vice-captain Rohit Sharma on Wednesday said that all-rounder Hardik Pandya is coming along pretty well and he should be ready to bowl when the team starts its T20 World Cup campaign against Pakistan on October 24.
2021-10-20
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
FB's Portal to stop kids from watching content unsupervised
San Francisco, Oct 20 (IANS) Facebook is delivering an update to Portal devices that will make it possible to turn off the Watch Together feature during calls in Household Mode.
2021-10-20
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Ship with 9 crewmen capsizes off S Korea's eastern islet
Seoul, Oct 20 (IANS) A ship with nine crewmen capsized in waters off South Korea's easternmost islets of Dokdo (called Takeshima by Japan), Yonhap news agency reported on Wednesday citing the South Korean coast guard.
2021-10-20
Category: International, South Korea,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Priyanka Gandhi detained on way to Agra
Lucknow, Oct 20 (IANS) Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra has been detained by Lucknow Police at the Lucknow Expressway while she was travelling to Agra to meet the family of a Dalit man who died in police custody.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Karnataka woman murdered, body set on fire, husband held
Bengaluru, Oct 20 (IANS) A Bengaluru man was arrested for allegedly murdering his wife and setting her body on fire on Wednesday, police said.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
I respect Rahul, says Yediyurappa after colleague's drug addict jibe
Vijayapura (Karnataka), Oct 20 (IANS) A day after Karnataka BJP state unit president Nalin Kumar Kateel said the Wayanad MP Rahul Gandhi is a "drug addict and a drug peddler", his party colleague B.S. Yediyurappa, the former chief minister, on Wednesday said that he respects Congress leader Rahul Gandhi.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Abhishek Bachchan, Amit Sadh to face off in 'Breathe' Season 3
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) The third season of mystery thriller 'Breathe: Into The Shadows' will have actors Abhishek Bachchan and Amit Sadh locking horns. It is directed by Mayank Sharma.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Abuses against Chief Minister unacceptable: Andhra DGP
Amaravati, Oct 20 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Director General of Police Gautam Sawang on Wednesday said that abusive language against a constitutional authority like the chief minister is unacceptable.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Rajbhar meets Akhilesh, says will go with SP
Lucknow, Oct 20 (IANS) In another political development, Suheldev Bhartiya Samaj Party (SBSP) President and former UP minister, Om Prakash Rajbhar, had an hour-long meeting with Samajwadi Party President Akhilesh Yadav on Wednesday.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Opposition trying to vitiate atmosphere in state: Andhra CM
Amaravati, Oct 20 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y. S. Jagan Mohan Reddy alleged on Wednesday that the Opposition being "unable to digest the popularity" of his government, is trying to vitiate the peaceful atmosphere in the state.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
'Bigg Boss 15': Contestants to face prize money deduction to re-enter house
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) In the last episode of 'Bigg Boss 15', contestants got a straightforward lesson from 'Bigg Boss' for not taking the game seriously. They were sent to the jungle and two eviction slots were opened. However, there is no end to the agony of 'Junglewasis' as they received yet another announcement.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Centre aims to vaccinate entire adult population by 2021-end: Minister
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) The Central government has set a target of vaccinating the entire adult population of the country by the end of 2021, said Bharati Pravin Pawar, Union Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare, here on Wednesday. More than 99 crore doses of Covid-19 vaccines have been administered in the country so far, the Minister added.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Double engine govt changing UP with double speed: Modi
Kushinagar (UP), Oct 20 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said that the double engine government was changing Uttar Pradesh with double speed.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Sachin-Jigar had fun composing music for 'Hum Do Humare Do'
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) Celebrated music director duo Sachin and Jigar are very excited about their new outing with their music for the upcoming film 'Hum Do Humare Do'.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Romania's new cabinet fails confidence vote in Parliament
Bucharest, Oct 20 (IANS) Romania's new cabinet proposed by Prime Minister-designate Dacian Ciolos on Wednesday failed to secure a majority of votes in the parliamentary vote of confidence.
2021-10-20
Category: International, Romania,Politics
Jr Hockey World Cup: India men in easy group, to start off against France
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) Defending champions India have been placed in an easy four-team Pool B along with Canada, France, and Poland -- a replacement for England who withdrew citing Covid-19 issues -- in the FIH Men's Junior World Cup to be held at Bhubaneswar from November 24 to December 5.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Hockey
OPPO to develop its own smartphone chips: Report
Beijing, Oct 20 (IANS) In a bid to gain control over core components and reduce its reliance on foreign semiconductor suppliers Qualcomm and MediaTek, smartphone brand OPPO is developing high-end mobile chips for its premium handsets, a media report said on Wednesday.
2021-10-20
Category: International, China,Technology
Fake communal violence videos go viral, WB on high alert
Kolkata, Oct 20 (IANS) The West Bengal Home Department has put all the districts, particularly those bordering Bangladesh, on high alert after fake videos aiming to create communal tension following the attacks on Hindus during Durga Puja in Bangladesh, went viral.
2021-10-20
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Delhi govt to pay Rs 50K to farmers for crop damage
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday ensured a compensation of Rs 50,000 per hectare to the farmers whose crops have been damaged due to unseasonal rain.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
OnePlus elevates Navnit Nakra as India CEO
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Smartphone maker OnePlus on Wednesday announced the promotion of its Vice President, Chief Strategy Officer and Head of Sales in India, Navnit Nakra, as its India CEO and Head of the OnePlus India region.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
BSF to commemorate its bravehearts on Oct 23
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) India's premier border guarding force Border Security Force (BSF) will be commemorating the supreme sacrifice made by its valiant bravehearts in the line of duty by organising a day long grand ceremony at the National Police Memorial here on October 23.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Politics
Unfortunate to keep Punjabi out of main subjects by CBSE: Punjab minister
Chandigarh, Oct 20 (IANS) Punjab Education Minister Pargat Singh on Wednesday termed as unfortunate the decision to keep Punjabi out of the main subjects in the datesheet of Class 10 and 12 released by the CBSE.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Punjab,National,Education,Politics
Alicia Silverstone on how she was 'banned' from dating app
Los Angeles, Oct 20 (IANS) Actress Alicia Silverstone turned to a dating app in a bid to find love, but she has already been banned from the platform twice.
2021-10-20
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Not vaccinated yet? You may be at risk of Covid reinfection
Washington, Oct 20 (IANS) If you think once infected with Covid-19 gives you immunity, then you may be wrong. According to new models without vaccination and masks, people once infected with Covid can be reinfected within four months, Nature reported.
2021-10-20
Category: International, United States,National,Health/Medicine
K'taka govt bans celebrity birthday parties at child care homes
Bengaluru, Oct 20 (IANS) The Karnataka government has banned individuals, political leaders, celebrities, bureaucrats and government staff from celebrating their birthdays with the children at child care homes. The ban came into effect from October 16.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
NCB drugs case: Special Court rejects bail plea of Aryan Khan, 2 others (Ld)
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) In a huge jolt, a Mumbai Special NDPS Court on Wednesday rejected the bail plea of Aryan Khan -- the son of Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan -- and two others, in the rave party raid case aboard a cruise ship on October 2.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
T20 World Cup: Namibia win toss, opt to field against Netherlands
Abu Dhabi, Oct 20 (IANS) Namibia captain Gerhard Erasmus won the toss and opted to field against Netherlands in the 7th match of the ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2021 at Sheikh Zayed Stadium, here on Wednesday.
2021-10-20
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
MP Home Minister gives 48 hrs to rape accused Cong MLA's son to surrender
Bhopal, Oct 20 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh Home Minister Narottam Mishra on Wednesday warned Congress MLA's son, who is accused in a rape case, to surrender before the Indore Police within next 48 hours or else an exemplary action would be taken against him.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Servant kidnaps 7-yr-old kid in Delhi, arrested in 3 hrs
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Delhi Police have arrested a man for allegedly kidnapping a 7-year-old child from the Gandhi Nagar area here in the national capital, an official said here on Wednesday.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Human Interest/Society
Anusha Dandekar denies rumours about her joining 'Bigg Boss 15'
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) Actress, VJ and singer Anusha Dandekar is making headlines after her new post that she shared on social media about her participation in 'Bigg Boss 15'.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Delhi HC blocks 'rogue websites' broadcasting ICC Men's T20 World Cup
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) As many as seven 'rogue websites' broadcasting ICC Men's T20 World Cup-2021 by infringing the rights of official broadcaster Star India Pvt Ltd have been blocked by the Delhi High Court.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Sports
It was a disgruntled situation with his IPL franchise: Gilchrist on Warner
Sydney, Oct 20 (IANS) Former Australian wicketkeeper-batsman Adam Gilchrist has expressed apprehension about opening batter David Warner's form coming into the ICC T20 World Cup, given that he wasn't in the Playing XI of his IPL side, Sunrisers Hyderabad, in the last few games.
2021-10-20
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
With 12.36% Covid positivity rate, Mizoram to continue mask campaign
Aizawl, Oct 20 (IANS) Though the Covid-19 positivity rate in Mizoram has reduced to 12.36 per cent from 15.36 per cent in the past two weeks, the state government has announced to continue the 'All Mask Campaign', that was scheduled to end on Wednesday, till October 31, officials said.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Mizoram,National,Health/Medicine
Huge cache of arms seized close to Indo-Pak border in Punjab
Chandigarh, Oct 20 (IANS) In an intelligence-led operation, Punjab Police on Wednesday recovered huge arms and ammunition, besides heroin at a search operation close to the Indo-Pak border in Tarn Taran district of Punjab.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Marriage registration in TN hit after technical glitch
Chennai, Oct 20 (IANS) Registration of marriages has taken a hit in Tamil Nadu after the registration department website stopped accepting the payment of fees since Monday.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Human Interest/Society
NCB drugs case: No bail for Aryan Khan, 2 others
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) Mumbai Special NDPS Court on Wednesday rejected the bail plea of Aryan Khan, the son of Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
48 died, 31 missing in Nepal's flood and landslides
Kathmandu, Oct 20 (IANS) At least 48 people have died and 31 others went missing in Nepal's flood and landslides triggered by incessant rains from Sunday, Nepal's Ministry of Home Affairs said.
2021-10-20
Category: International, Nepal,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
U'khand devastation could have been worse but for early forecast, warnings: IMD
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) The loss of three dozen lives and the damage to infrastructure in Uttarakhand due to extremely heavy rainfall could have been worse had the authorities not paid heed to the India Meteorological Department's (IMD) early warnings and forecast days in advance.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Timothee Chalamet on 'Dune' role: 'Paul isn't the everyday romantic protagonist'
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) Actor Timothee Chalamet has talked about his character Paul in the upcoming film 'Dune'. He says his character is not the "everyday romantic protagonist" and that he relished the idea of this being a character he could really play with.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Cong MLA in Punjab assaults man for questioning his performance
Chandigarh, Oct 20 (IANS) In an apparent embarrassment for the Congress, its legislator Joginder Pal in Punjab allegedly assaulted a man who questioned him over the work done in the constituency.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Inflationary concerns subdue market; metal stocks fall (Ld)
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) Inflationary concerns as well as mixed global cues subdue India's key equity indices during late-afternoon trade session on Wednesday.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
'Kapil Dev da jawab nahin!': Audience floored with new ad
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) There's a reason Kapil Dev is considered a legendary all-rounder, as this is not just in reference to his cricketing skills and swashbuckling playing style but also it's about what he does off the field.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Sports
US will not unfreeze Afghan foreign assets
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) The US is still holding its previous stance on the Taliban and said that they will not release nearly ten billion dollars of Afghanistan now frozen in the US banks, Khaama Press reported.
2021-10-20
Category: International, India,International
US House panel holds Trump's former adviser in criminal contempt
Washington, Oct 20 (IANS) A special committee of the US House investigating the January 6 Capitol riot case voted unanimously to approve a report which holds a former adviser to former President Donald Trump in criminal contempt of the Congress.
2021-10-20
Category: International, United States,Politics
SUN Mobility raises $50 mn from energy giant Vitol
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) As e-mobility aims to take big steps in India, electric vehicles solutions firm SUN Mobility on Wednesday announced it has raised $50 million by Vitol, one of the world's largest independent traders of energy and a significant investor in zero-emission technology.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Slater charged with stalking, to appear in court
Sydney, Oct 20 (IANS) Former Australian cricketer-turned-commentator Michael Slater will have to appear in court after he was "charged with stalking/intimidating" his partner of three years in an alleged incident last week.
2021-10-20
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Heavy rain, snow forecast in J&K on Saturday
Srinagar, Oct 20 (IANS) The meteorological department on Wednesday forecast heavy rain, snow in Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) that is likely to disrupt surface and air traffic.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Environment/Wildlife
NPCI Tokenisation system will support RuPay cards
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) In line with the recently issued guidelines by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to secure customers' financial data, National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) on Wednesday launched NPCI Tokenisation system (NTS) to support tokenisation of RuPay cards as an alternative to storing card details with merchants.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Technology
Google announces new subscription bundle for Pixel users
San Francisco, Oct 20 (IANS) Google has launched a new subscription bundle 'Pixel Pass' for Pixel users. The subscription service combines the benefits of YouTube Premium, YouTube Music Premium, Google One and Google Play Pass under one roof.
2021-10-20
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Director Sukumar to rope in Vijay Deverakonda in place of Allu Arjun for 'Arya 3'
Hyderabad, Oct 20 (IANS) Leading Telugu director Sukumar, who is currently busy with Allu Arjun and Rashmika Mandanna's upcoming movie 'Pushpa', is all set to bring in Vijay Deverakonda in place of Allu Arjun for his next movie.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Panasonic launches new mirrorless camera in India
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Panasonic on Wednesday launched a new digital mirrorless camera, the Lumix GH5M2, in the Indian market.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
iQOO Z5x with 120Hz LCD display, 50MP dual cameras launched
Beijing, Oct 20 (IANS) Smartphone maker iQOO has launched its latest Z-series mid-range smartphone, the iQOO Z5x with a 120Hz LCD display, a 50MP dual rear camera unit, a MediaTek Dimensity 900 chipset and 44W fast-charging support in China.
2021-10-20
Category: International, China,Technology
NASA-Boeing Starliner delayed till mid-2022, probe into faulty valves continues
Washington, Oct 20 (IANS) NASA and Boeing's Starliner cargo spacecraft's orbital flight test has been postponed until the middle of next year as investigation into its faulty valves continues.
2021-10-20
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
Cherian Phillip's hobnobbing with CPI-M seems to have ended
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 20 (IANS) A recent Facebook post of Cherian Phillip taking potshots at Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan clearly indicates that his hobnobbing with the CPI-M for all practical purposes has come to a close, exactly two decades after he dumped the Congress and became a fellow traveller of the 'red party'.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Director Nitin Kumar Gupta disturbed over propaganda around his film 'L.A.C.'
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) Nitin Kumar Gupta's forthcoming project 'L.A.C.' recently courted controversy after stills and videos from the film, mistaken to be real incidents on the India-China border, went viral.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Instagram will let you create posts from desktop
San Francisco, Oct 20 (IANS) After testing the ability to post feeds from desktop browser, Facebook-owned Instagram will now let users create posts from its web platform.
2021-10-20
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Mukul Wasnik to visit MP from Oct 23 to 26 for bypolls
Bhopal, Oct 20 (IANS) Congress national general secretary and party's Madhya Pradesh in-charge Mukul Wasnik will take a whirlwind tour of constituencies from October 23 to 26, to campaign for the October 30 bypolls to Khandwa Lok Sabha seat and assembly constituencies of Prithvipur, Raigaon and Jobat.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
Cricket Australia rejects England's request to move Ashes opener to Sydney: Reports
London, Oct 20 (IANS) The England and Wales Cricket Board's (ECB) request to Cricket Australia (CA) to shift the opening Ashes Test from Brisbane to Sydney has been rejected on the ground that it "could lead to added complications" that could jeopardise the series.
2021-10-20
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Former Goa Dy CM Dayanand Narvekar joins AAP ahead of polls
Panaji, Oct 20 (IANS) Former Speaker of the Goa legislative assembly and deputy Chief Minister Dayanand Narvekar joined the Aam Aadmi Party in Goa on Tuesday.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Gurmeet Choudhary recalls gruelling training for 'Shubho Bijoya'
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) For Gurmeet Choudhary, every performance is a means to push the envelope. Every project that he takes up, he does it with unmatched dedication, absolute honesty and utmost sincerity, and his work in the recent short film 'Shubho Bijoya' is an extension of this.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Virat, Anushka's cute breakfast pic with daughter Vamika
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) Star cricketer Virat Kohli on Wednesday morning treated his fans and followers with an adorable breakfast picture featuring his actress-wife Anushka Sharma and daughter Vamika.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
AMU, Google to collaborate in knowledge sharing
Aligarh, Oct 20 (IANS) With the signing of an agreement with Google Asia Pacific Pvt Ltd., Aligarh Muslim University's Department of Computer Science has opened the pathway for sharing of IT enabled knowledge sharing resources that will go a long way in upgrading technological platforms and providing job opportunities to students.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education,Technology
Terrorist involved in killing of non-local worker eliminated in J&K gunfight
Srinagar, Oct 20 (IANS) The terrorist involved in the killing of a migrant worker was among the two killed in a gunfight with the security forces in the Dragad area of South Kashmir's Shopian district on Wednesday, officials said.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism
'Willy Wonka', 'Goldfinger' songwriter Leslie Bricusse no more
Los Angeles, Oct 20 (IANS) Oscar- and Grammy-winning songwriter Leslie Bricusse, whose songs for Broadway and Hollywood include 'What Kind of Fool Am I?' and 'Pure Imagination', died on Tuesday in Saint-Paul-de-Vence, France. He was 90.
2021-10-20
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Two farmers killed in poll-bound Prithvipur in MP
Bhopal, Oct 20 (IANS) Two farmers were allegedly killed by unidentified assailants in Prithvipur area in Niwari district of Madhya Pradesh.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
Many TDP leaders arrested in Andhra during protests
Amaravati, Oct 20 (IANS) Leaders of Telugu Desam Party (TDP) were arrested across Andhra Pradesh on Wednesday as the day-long shutdown called by the opposition party was underway to protest against the attacks on its offices.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
'Bigg Boss 15': Vidhi Pandya wants Tejasswi to win the game
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) 'Bigg Boss 15' contestants Donal Bisht and Vidhi Pandya have been evicted from the show. The mid-week eviction came as a shock for many.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz
Heavy rains affect farmers, damage crops in MP, govt assures help
Bhopal, Oct 20 (IANS) Heavy rains have severely impacted farmers in Madhya Pradesh and caused widespread damage to their crops. The state government has, however, assured all possible help to overcome the loss to life and property.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
Afghan economic woes could fuel refugee crisis for neighbours, warns IMF
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Afghanistan's economic woes could fuel a refugee crisis impacting neighbouring countries, Turkey and Europe, the International Monetary Fund has said, BBC reported.
2021-10-20
Category: International, India,International
Fish exports to get boost in Varanasi
Varanasi, Oct 20 (IANS) The Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA) and department of fisheries and Agriculture Products Export Development Authority (APEDA) have launched an initiative to promote marine product export from the Varanasi region.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,Business/Economy
Only 30% Indians fully vaccinated, says Congress
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Amid reports of Covid vaccination about to reach 100 crore mark, the Congress on Wednesday said that only 30 per cent Indians are fully vaccinated and the government should tell the plan how it is going to reach the target by December 2021.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
MAA elections: Vishnu Manchu's desperate attempts to clear the air
Hyderabad, Oct 20 (IANS) Vishnu Manchu, who shared the dais with Telugu 'power star' Pawan Kalyan at the 'Alai Balai' event here, had tweeted a video which had drawn criticism from both sides following the recent MAA elections.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
AFC U-23 Asian Cup Qualifiers: India to begin against Oman
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Indian football team head coach Igor Stimac said on Wednesday that having a bunch of Under-23 players, who have also played for the senior national team, will give his side a fighting chance in the AFC U-23 Asian Cup Qualifiers in Dubai.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
13 killed in Damascus army bus explosion
Damascus, Oct 20 (IANS) At least 13 people were killed and three others wounded in a bomb attack on an army bus in central Damascus on Wednesday, state news agency SANA reported.
2021-10-20
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics,Terrorism
TN fishermen association protests SL Navy 'attack'
Chennai, Oct 20 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu Mechanized Boat Fishermen Association has called upon the Central and State governments to take up the issue of Sri Lankan Naval personnel regularly "attacking" Indian fishermen near the International Maritime Boundary Line (IMBL).
2021-10-20
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
'John Wick' prequel series adds five to cast including Mishel Prada
Los Angeles, Oct 20 (IANS) The 'John Wick' prequel series 'The Continental' is rounding out its main cast with new additions.
2021-10-20
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Dragging your feet, can't be unending story: SC to UP on Lakhimpur Kheri violence
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Supreme Court on Wednesday pulled up the Uttar Pradesh government for delay in recording statements of witnesses before a judicial magistrate in the Lakhimpur Kheri violence case, where eight persons were killed, and also told the state government to dispel the impression that it is dragging its feet in the matter.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
10 feared drowned in Lakimpur Kheri as boat capsizes in Ghaghra
Lakhimpur Kheri (UP), Oct 20 (IANS) Ten persons are reportedly feared drowned after a boat capsized in the Ghaghra river of Mirzapur village in Uttar Pradesh's Lakhimpur Kheri district on Wednesday.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Pakistan adds 554 new Covid cases, 12 deaths in a day
Islamabad, Oct 20 (IANS) Pakistan added 554 new COVID-19 cases over the past 24 hours, the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC) said on Wednesday.
2021-10-20
Category: International, Pakistan,Health/Medicine,Politics
TN CM appoints 14 district in-charge ministers, more to come
Chennai, Oct 20 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin has appointed 14 district in-charge ministers in the state ahead of urban local body polls slated to be held within four months.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Akeal Hosein replaces Fabian Allen in West Indies side
Dubai, Oct 20 (IANS) Left-arm spinner Akeal Hosein has been approved as a replacement for all-rounder Fabian Allen in the West Indies squad for the ICC T20 World Cup, currently underway in the UAE and Oman.
2021-10-20
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Influencer Radhika Seth makes acting debut with 'Call My Agent: Bollywood'
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) Radhika Seth, a known social media influencer, is all set to make her debut as an actor with the upcoming comedy series 'Call My Agent: Bollywood'.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Kerala Assembly pays tributes to flood victims, postpones session
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 20 (IANS) Resuming the ongoing session of the Kerala Assembly after the Puja holiday break, on Wednesday, it was decided, to again postpone the session till next Monday on account of the flood fury and the more heavy rains expected in the coming days.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Consumer Confidence surged by 1.9 percentage points in Oct: Report
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Consumer confidence of Urban Indians has further improved in October, and has surged by 1.9 percentage points over September, according to the Refinitiv-Ipsos India Primary Consumer Sentiment Index (PCSI).
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
2 terrorists killed in J&K gunfight (Ld)
Srinagar, Oct 20 (IANS) Two terrorists were killed in an ongoing encounter with the security forces in the Dragad area of South Kashmir's Shopian district on Wednesday, officials said.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism
Volcano in southwest Japan erupts, warning issued
Tokyo, Oct 20 (IANS) An eruption was observed on Wednesday at Mt Aso in Kyushu area, southwestern Japan, the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) said.
2021-10-20
Category: International, Japan,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Win T20 World Cup & Ashes, or face major shake-up: Gilchrist warns Aussies
Dubai, Oct 20 (IANS) Former Australian wicketkeeper-batter Adam Gilchrist feels these are uncertain times for his side, and that there could be a major "shake-up" if the Aaron Finch-led side fails in the ICC T20 World Cup -- currently underway in the UAE and Oman -- or the Tim Paine-led Test side is unable to perform at home in the Ashes.
2021-10-20
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Raashi Sood's track 'Sorry Sorry' is a treat for all newlyweds
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) The festive season is in full swing with Karva Chauth waiting to lend a romantic shade to the moon and the sky and singer Raashi Sood has come up with a perfect romantic track for newlyweds.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Shah to visit rain hit Uttarakhand today, will review situation
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Union Home Minister Amit Shah will be visiting Uttarakhand on Wednesday to review the relief and rescue work in wake of the heavy rain which hit the state badly.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
IMF Chief Economist Gita Gopinath to return to Harvard University
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva announced that Gita Gopinath, the Fund's Chief Economist and Director of the Research Department, intends to leave the Fund in January 2022 and return to Harvard University's Economics Department as planned when her public service leave ends.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Congress to hold crucial meet on Gujarat on Friday
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) The Congress party will hold a crucial meet on Gujarat on Friday which will be chaired by Rahul Gandhi. The meeting comes ahead of appointment of new state president and recent debacles in urban local body elections.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
New Covid outbreaks in China linked to a tour group
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Virus that has triggered new outbreaks of Covid-19 linked to a tour group of seniors from Shanghai, that has affected several regions of China, likely stemmed from overseas, Chinese health experts said as more than 20 positive cases linked to the contacts of the group have been reported so far, Global Times reported.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
PM to interact with CEOs and experts of global oil and gas sector today
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi will interact with CEOs and Experts of Global Oil and Gas Sector on Wednesday evening.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Sanya Malhotra talks about sex still being a taboo subject in India
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Actress Sanya Malhotra agrees that sex is still a taboo subject in India however she feels with the help of cinema and other platforms things are changing.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz
Malayalam superstar Mammootty to play military officer in Akhil's 'Agent'
Hyderabad, Oct 20 (IANS) Malayalam superstar Mammootty has been roped in to play an important character in Akhil Akkineni's upcoming movie 'Agent'. Reports suggest that the megastar is all set to fly to Europe to shoot for the movie.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Pakistan rupee tumbles to fresh all-time low
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) The Pakistani rupee's slide continued against the US dollar in the interbank currency market, ARY News reported.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Paresh Rawal hails Rajkummar Rao one of those actors you get to learn so much from
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Paresh Rawal has heaped praises on his 'Hum Do Hamare Do' co-star Rajkummar Rao. The veteran actor says he admires him as he got to learn so much from him.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Aerosols spread tuberculosis like Covid-19: Study
Johannesburg, Oct 20 (IANS) Much like Covid-19, tuberculosis (TB) is also spread primarily by inhalation of virus-laden aerosols more than coughing, as thought so far, according to study by South African researchers.
2021-10-20
Category: International, South Africa,Health/Medicine
Shiv Sena's ill MP skips ED hearing, seeks fortnight's time
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) Yavatmal-Washim Shiv Sena MP Bhavana Gawali skipped a hearing by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on grounds of ill health, here on Wednesday.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
New Tesla Cybertruck prototype spotted with mirrors: Report
San Francisco, Oct 20 (IANS) A new video of a Tesla Cybertruck prototype has surfaced, and it appears to show a new prototype with side mirrors.
2021-10-20
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Zero tolerance against corruption: PM to joint meet of CBI-CVC
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday urged the officials of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) to rededicate themselves to abolish corruption from all walks of life. He ask the officials to strengthen new India's policy of zero tolerance against corruption.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Sri Lanka want to win all three group games to be in a 'good state of mind'
Abu Dhabi, Oct 20 (IANS) Sri Lanka skipper Dasun Shanaka has said the aim of the former World T20 champions will be to win all three First Round Group games to ensure they are in a "good state of mind" when they reach the 'Super 12' stage in the ICC T20 World Cup here.
2021-10-20
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Katrina Kaif's ethnic look is a treat for sore eyes
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) As the audience prepares for the Rohit Shetty directorial 'Sooryavanshi', Katrina Kaif has been running pillar to post with regards to the promotions of the film. However, the fans have no complaints as the string of promotions continues to bring us Katrina's most dazzling looks.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
YouTube plans livestream shopping with creators from Nov 15
San Francisco, Oct 20 (IANS) Video streaming giant YouTube is ready for a larger test of its live shopping platform, with plans to host a week-long live shopping event, "YouTube Holiday Stream and Shop," starting on November 15.
2021-10-20
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Opportunity for G7 to lead global clean energy transition: IEA
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) G7 members are well placed to fully decarbonise their electricity supply by 2035, which would accelerate the technological advances and infrastructure rollouts needed to lead global energy markets towards net-zero emissions by 2050, a new report from the International Energy Agency (IEA) said on Wednesday.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
'Eternals' stars skip Elle event after possible Covid-19 exposure
Los Angeles, Oct 20 (IANS) 'Eternals' stars Angelina Jolie, Salma Hayek, Gemma Chan and Lauren Ridloff and director Chloe Zhao did not attend Elle's Women in Hollywood event on Tuesday night due to possible exposure to Covid-19.
2021-10-20
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Better performance for ASEAN markets compared to extremely expensive India: UBS
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Capital markets house, UBS sees better relative performance for the ASEAN stock markets versus "extremely expensive India" in addition to a double upgrade for China to overweight.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Sonu Sood on hosting NatGeo series 'It Happens Only in India'
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) Bollywood actor Sonu Sood is all set for a new series titled 'It Happens Only in India'. Hosted by him, this 10-part series will take viewers into the lesser-known and well-researched narratives from across the length and breadth of India.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Yoodlee Films comes on board for Nivin Pauly's 'Padavettu'
Hyderabad, Oct 20 (IANS) Multiple award-winning Malayalam superstar Nivin Pauly is all set to allure the audience with his upcoming movie 'Padavettu'. Saregama's Studio and Yoodlee films collaborate as producers for the upcoming film. Co-Produced with Sunny Wayne, this upcoming movie is penned and directed by Liju Krishna.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
All eyes on Mumbai special court, suspense over bail or jail for Aryan
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) The Special NDPS Court in Mumbai is the focus of national attention as the bail plea of Aryan Khan -- son of Bollywood megastar Shah Rukh Khan -- and 7 other youths come up for hearing later on Wednesday.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Apple logs 150% growth for iPhones, 107% for iPads in Q3 in India
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Riding on the stellar performance of iPhone 12 alongside the iPhone 11, Apple registered a whopping 150 per cent growth (on-quarter) for iPhones in the July-September period (Q3) in India, shipping over 1.53 million units in the country, new data showed on Wednesday.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Middle East expert Donald Blome is new US Ambassador to Pakistan
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) United States President Joe Biden is nominating Donald Armin Blome, an expert on Middle East affairs, as the new Ambassador to Pakistan, Dawn reported.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Politics
Actress Lahari Shari to be back in 'Bigg Boss Telugu 5'
Hyderabad, Oct 20 (IANS) Anchor and actress Lahari Shari, who was eliminated from the Bigg Boss Telugu 5 house in the third week, is apparently set to make a re-entry on the reality show. Fresh reports suggest that the makers of 'Bigg Boss' are planning to use their 'Wild Card' option to send Lahari Shari into the house yet again.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz
Gunfight breaks out in J&K's Shopian district
Srinagar, Oct 20 (IANS) A gunfight broke out between the terrorists and security forces in the Dragad area of South Kashmir's Shopian district on Wednesday, officials said.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism
Three suspended players has unsettled Sri Lanka batting order: Coach Arthur
Abu Dhabi, Oct 20 (IANS) Sri Lankan coach Mickey Arthur has said that one-year bans on three players -- Danushka Gunathilaka, Kusal Mendis, and Niroshan Dickwella -- for bio-bubble breach during the UK tour earlier this year had unsettled the crucial No.3 position in the batting order, adding that if that position could be "shelved down", his team would be much better off in the ICC T20 World Cup here.
2021-10-20
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Creating history, Canada's Calgary and Edmonton have elected Sikhs as mayors
Toronto, Oct 20 (IANS) While former Federal Minister Amarjeet Sohi, 57, has been elected as the mayor of Edmonton, Jyoti Gondek will become Calgary's first female mayor.
2021-10-20
Category: International, Canada,National,Politics
Akhilesh slams BJP for claiming credit for Kushinagar airport
Lucknow, Oct 20 (IANS) Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav on Wednesday slammed the BJP for claiming the work of his government as its own.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Three held in stabbing case in Delhi's Dwarka
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Three people have been arrested in connection with a murder case in which a woman was stabbed to death on Matiala Road in Delhi's Dwarka area, an official said on Wednesday.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Apple's AR/VR headset production delayed until end of 2022: Report
San Francisco, Oct 20 (IANS) Apple is working on the most advanced chips for its unannounced AR/VR headset, however, a new report has claimed that the iPhone maker may not begin the mass production of its upcoming headset until the end of the fourth quarter of 2022.
2021-10-20
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Modi inaugurates Kushinagar international airport
Kushinagar (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 20 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday inaugurated the Kushinagar International Airport and said that this was a 'manifestation of decades of aspirations and efforts'.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
Android 12 now available for Pixel phones
San Francisco, Oct 20 (IANS) Tech giant Google is now seeding the final version of Android 12 and it is now available for Pixel smartphones dating back to the Pixel 3.
2021-10-20
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Tunisian FM meets German minister to discuss strategic partnership
Tunis, Oct 20 (IANS) Tunisian Foreign Minister Othman Jerandi met visiting German Minister of State at the Federal Foreign Office Niels Annen to discuss strategic partnership between the two countries, according to the Foreign Ministry.
2021-10-20
Category: International, Tunisia,Diplomacy,Politics
New Microsoft initiative to help Indian startups innovate with AI
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) In a fresh bid to empower startup ecosystem in India, Microsoft on Wednesday launched a new programme that leverages the power of Artificial Intelligence (AI) to support both B2B and B2C startups.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
TN: Ancient Pandyan port of Korkai to be excavated
Chennai, Oct 20 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu government is reaching out to Oceanographers of repute to assist the government in the archaeological excavation process at Korkai, the ancient port city of the Pandyan empire.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Human Interest/Society,Art/Culture/Books
Personal data of smartphone users at risk via huge stalkerware leak
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) A smartphone spyware has put personal data of hundreds of thousands of users at risk, like call records/recordings, text messages, photos, browsing history and precise geolocations, the media reported.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
216 illegal migrants rescued off Libyan coast
Tripoli, Oct 20 (IANS) The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) said that 216 illegal migrants were rescued off Libya's western coast.
2021-10-20
Category: International, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
TN ex-Transport Minister Vijayabhaskar summoned by DVAC
Chennai, Oct 20 (IANS) The Directorate of Vigilance and Anti-Corruption (DVAC) of Tamil Nadu has summoned former state transport minister and AIADMK leader M.R. Vijayabhaskar to appear before it on October 25 in connection with a disproportionate assets case.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Clear sky in Delhi, AQI moderate
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Delhiites woke up to a mainly clear sky on Wednesday morning.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Tesla still faces $2 bn patent lawsuit by trucking startup Nikola
San Francisco, Oct 20 (IANS) Electric car maker Tesla is still facing the $2 billion lawsuit, filed against the Elon Musk-run company by hydrogen trucking startup Nikola over design patents infringement.
2021-10-20
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Immigration/Law/Rights
Bangladesh skipper Mahmudullah concedes team was nervous, needs to improve
Al Amerat, Oct 20 (IANS) There were occasions when Bangladesh felt the First Round Group B match against co-hosts Oman in the ICC T20 World Cup here could slip away, and skipper Mahmudullah was not too happy with the situation, saying after the 26-run win that, "I think there are a lot of areas we need to improve".
2021-10-20
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Cricket
1 dies, 24 taken ill post funeral feast in Bihar's Muzaffarpur
Patna, Oct 20 (IANS) A child died and 24 others were seriously taken ill after consuming funeral feast at Rupauli village in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Bihar,National,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society
NIA carries out raids at multiple places in Kashmir
Srinagar, Oct 20 (IANS) The National Investigation Agency (NIA) carried out raids at different places in Kashmir on Wednesday in connection with the terror funding case and the recent civilian killings.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Work begins to restore entrance of Cambodia's iconic Angkor Wat
Phnom Penh, Oct 20 (IANS) Cambodia's APSARA National Authority (ANA) has started the work to restore the eastern entrance of the famed Angkor Wat temple, said an ANA news release on Wednesday.
2021-10-20
Category: International, Cambodia,Human Interest/Society,Politics,Art/Culture/Books
Fuel rates hiked again, petrol at Rs 106.19 a litre in Delhi
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Petrol and diesel prices on Wednesday rallied to their highest ever levels across the country, as fuel rates were hiked again by 35 paise a litre after a two-day pause.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Adarsh Gourav joins Meryl Streep, Kit Harrington for anthology 'Extrapolations'
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) Actor Adarsh Gourav will be seen sharing screen space with Hollywood personalities such as Meryl Streep, Sienna Miller, Kit Harrington and Tahar Rahim in an upcoming anthology titled 'Extrapolations'.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Communist veteran Achuthanandan turns 98
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 20 (IANS) Veteran CPI-M leader and former Kerala Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan turned 98 on Wednesday.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Ex-IAF officer dies after injected with poison over property dispute
Moradabad (UP), Oct 20 (IANS) In a shocking incident, a former Indian Air Force officer and also an RSS functionary, died after his cousins and brother-in-law allegedly injected poison into his shoulder while he was on his way home after attending an event in Moradabad.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
3 held in moral policing case in K'taka, hunt on to nab others
Belagavi (Karnataka), Oct 20 (IANS) Karnataka Police have arrested three persons in connection with a moral policing, extortion and assault case in Belagavi district, police sources said on Wednesday.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Shocking Scotland loss was at the back of Bangladesh players' minds during Oman tie
Al Amerat, Oct 20 (IANS) The shocking defeat to Scotland in their opening First Round Group B match was at the back of the Bangladesh cricketers' minds when they took on Oman in their second ICC T20 World Cup match on Tuesday evening, conceded veteran all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan.
2021-10-20
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Markets open on a positive note on Wednesday
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) The 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex) on Wednesday opened on a positive note during the morning trade.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Facebook can't be trusted to manage payment system: US lawmakers
San Francisco, Oct 20 (IANS) Sharpening the attack on Facebook, a group of US Democrats has asked Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to end his digital wallet and cryptocurrency project, adding that the social network can't be trusted to manage cryptocurrency.
2021-10-20
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
India adds 14,623 fresh Covid cases, 197 deaths in a day
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) India reported 14,623 fresh Covid cases on Wednesday, 12 per cent higher than Tuesday and registered 197 deaths in the last 24 hours, as per Union Health Ministry data.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Jason Momoa needs surgery to fix hernia, rib issues
Los Angeles, Oct 20 (IANS) Hollywood star Jason Momoa suffered for his art while making the "Aquaman" sequel and now needs months of surgery to fix hernia, eye and rib issues.
2021-10-20
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
No progress made towards two-state solution, says UN Middle East envoy
United Nations, Oct 20 (IANS) UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process Tor Wennesland told the Security Council that no progress has been made towards the two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
2021-10-20
Category: International, United States,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
In a first, Egypt appoints nearly 100 women as judges
Cairo, Oct 20 (IANS) Nearly 100 women have taken the constitutional oath and become the first female judges at Egypt's State Council, one of the country's main judicial bodies.
2021-10-20
Category: International, Egypt,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Don't let 1990 repeat itself in Kashmir: Manish Tewari
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Amid reports of migrants fleeing from the Kashmir Valley after targeted killings by the terrorists, Congress leader Manish Tewari on Wednesday cautioned the government and asked not to allow the repeat of 1990 when Kashmiri Pandits had to flee and the government could not provide security.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
UCL: Griezmann the hero and villain as Atletico lose to Liverpool
Madrid, Oct 20 (IANS) Atletico Madrid striker Antoine Griezmann had a night he is unlikely to forget in a long time as his side lost 3-2 at home to Liverpool in their Uefa Champions League (UCL) tie. The Frenchman scored two goals at the Wanda Metropolitano stadium to bring his side back from 2-0 down, but then saw a red card that played a big part in their loss.
2021-10-20
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Fossil fuel production plans out of sync with Paris limits: UN report
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) As climate disasters increase in intensity and frequency around the world, the 2021 Production Gap Report by leading research institutes and the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) on Wednesday found that despite increased climate ambitions and net-zero commitments the governments still plan to produce more than double the amount of fossil fuels in 2030 than what would be consistent with limiting global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Gwyneth Paltrow's children won't want to talk to her about sex
Los Angeles, Oct 20 (IANS) Actress Gwyneth Paltrow, who has Apple, 17, and Moses, 15, with her former-husband Chris Martin, is happy for their teachers to take the lead when it comes to educating her children about sex.
2021-10-20
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Djokovic might skip Australian Open as Victoria bars unvaccinated players
Sydney, Oct 20 (IANS) Even as world No.1 tennis player, Novak Djokovic of Serbia, is refusing to reveal his Covid-19 vaccine status, casting doubt over Australian Open participation next year, the state of Victoria has said that no athlete who has not been fully vaccinated will be allowed to participate in major events, which includes the Australian Open in January 2022.
2021-10-20
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Tennis
Two minor boys held for killing 8-year-old in UP
Prayagraj (UP), Oct 20 (IANS) Two minor boys have been arrested for allegedly pushing another minor boy into a well leading to his death.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Human Interest/Society
Nirbhaya's lawyer to take up UP businessman's murder case
Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 20 (IANS) Seema Samridhi, the lawyer who fought for justice in the Nirbhaya case and is also fighting the case of the Hathras rape and murder victim, will now take up the Manish Gupta murder case.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Decomposed bodies of missing couple found in UP
Kanpur (UP), Oct 20 (IANS) The highly decomposed bodies of a missing 22-year-old youth and his 16-year-old alleged girlfriend, have been found in a paddy field in the outskirts of the village in Kanpur district.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Human Interest/Society
Uma Thurman to play Arianna Huffington in series 'Super Pumped'
Los Angeles, Oct 20 (IANS) Oscar and Emmy-nominated actress Uma Thurman has been cast as Arianna Huffington in the Showtime series 'Super Pumped'.
2021-10-20
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
BJP leader crushed to death in UP district
Balrampur (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 20 (IANS) A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader was brutally murdered by his rivals who first slashed him with a sharp-edged weapon and then drove a tractor over him, crushing him to death.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
'Mayor Anusuiya Kitchen' launched in Lucknow for poor
Lucknow, Oct 20 (IANS) To mark her 74th birthday, Lucknow Mayor Sanyukta Bhatia launched 'Mayor Anusuiya Kitchen' which will provide food to the poor, labourers and attendants of patients in hospitals at Rs 10 per plate.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society,Politics
26 new dengue cases in Lucknow in 24 hours
Lucknow, Oct 20 (IANS) With 26 more dengue cases reported in the past 24 hours in Lucknow, there seems to be no let-up in the situation.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
UK sets out net zero emission strategy ahead of COP26
London, Oct 20 (IANS) The British government published its climate strategy ahead of the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) in Glasgow, Scotland, outlining how the country plans to reach its target of net zero emissions by 2050.
2021-10-20
Category: International, United Kingdom,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Facebook plans to rebrand company with new name: Report
San Francisco, Oct 20 (IANS) Social media giant Facebook is reportedly planning to rebrand the company with a new name that focuses on the metaverse.
2021-10-20
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Megan Fox thinks it's 'very difficult to be a woman'
Los Angeles, Oct 20 (IANS) Actress Megan Fox says it is hard to be a woman and has encouraged other women to wear whatever makes them "feel good" and not to worry about the opinions of other people.
2021-10-20
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Iran lends help to people affected in Afghan mosque attacks
Kabul, Oct 20 (IANS) Scores of families affected by latest terrorist attacks in two Afghan provinces have received humanitarian aid provided by Iran, local officials have confirmed.
2021-10-20
Category: International, Israel,International
Kanye West officially changes name to Ye
Los Angeles, Oct 20 (IANS) Rapper Kanye West, born as Kanye Omari West, has legally changed his name to Ye.
2021-10-20
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz
Sylvester Stallone bows out of 'Expendables' franchise
Los Angeles, Oct 20 (IANS) Hollywood star Sylvester Stallone has confirmed that he has filmed his last-ever scenes in the 'Expendables' franchise, and he is now "passing the baton" over to actor Jason Statham and his "capable hands".
2021-10-20
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Instagram announces new feature to let users co-author same posts
San Francisco, Oct 20 (IANS) Facebook-owned Instagram on Wednesday announced a new 'Collab' feature that will allow users of the social media platform to collaborate with others on Feed Posts and Reels.
2021-10-20
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Pandemic dips building emissions, but long-term outlook bleak: UN report
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) The economic consequences of the Covid-19 pandemic caused CO2 emissions from buildings and construction to fall significantly in 2020, but a lack of real transformation in the sector means that emissions will keep rising and contribute to dangerous climate change, said the 2021 Global Status Report for Buildings and Construction.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
What caused devastating rains in Uttarakhand, Kerala at this time of year?
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) As scary visuals of devastating floods causing damage to infrastructure in Uttarakhand steadily poured out of the state on social media, a most common question asked was, 'Is this happening because of climate change?'
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
UNESCO prize for world-acclaimed Kung Fu Nuns
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) The world-renowned Kung Fu Nuns of the Drukpa order of Buddhism has won the prestigious Martial Arts Education Prize 2021 from the UNESCO International Centre for Martial Arts for their brave acts of service.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National
Honestly, Mallya
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) It all started with an Instagram post where he announced how he quit drinking a year back. Not that actor Sidhartha Mallya was an alcoholic, just that he experienced morning after anxiety.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Betting Central
Jolt to UP Congress as two more leaders quit party
Muzaffarnagar, Oct 20 (IANS) In a major jolt to the Congress in Uttar Pradesh, the state vice president Pankaj Malik and his father Harendra Malik, a former MP and a member of Priyanka Gandhi Vadra's advisory committee, have resigned from the party.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
PM Modi to inaugurate Kushinagar Int'l Airport today
Kushinagar, Oct 20 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the Kushinagar International Airport in Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
N.Korean missile launch underscores 'urgent' need for dialogue: White House
Washington, Oct 20 (IANS) The US remains ready to engage with North Korea anytime and anywhere, White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki has said, adding that North Korea's missile tests underscored the urgent need to engage with the reclusive state.
2021-10-20
Category: International, United States,Defence/Security,Politics
N.Korea confirms test-launch of new SLBM in state media report
Seoul, Oct 20 (IANS) North Korea said on Wednesday that it has "successfully" conducted a test-firing of a new-type of submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) a day earlier.
2021-10-20
Category: International, South Korea,Defence/Security,Politics
IMF revises down Asia economy growth forecast to 6.5%
Washington, Oct 20 (IANS) The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Tuesday revised down its 2021 economic growth forecast for Asia to 6.5 per cent, down by 1.1 percentage points from its April projection, according to a newly released regional economic outlook.
2021-10-20
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy
UK records highest daily Covid death toll since early March
London, Oct 20 (IANS) The UK reported another 223 coronavirus-related deaths, the highest number of fatalities recorded in one day since 231 were recorded on March 9, according to official figures released Tuesday.
2021-10-20
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
New Education Policy-2020 discussed on first day of BJP-RSS meeting
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) On the first day of the two-day meeting of BJP and Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) leaders on Tuesday, discussions were held on important issues related to education and the National Education Policy-2020.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Politics
Facebook to pay $4.79mn fine for discriminating in favour of foreigners against US citizens
New Oct 20 (IANS) In a case that turns on its head the common perception of foreigners suffering bias in the US, Facebook is to pay a fine of $4.75 million for discriminating in favour of foreign workers on H1-B visas and against American citizens and permanent residents, according to the Justice Department.
2021-10-20
Category: International, India,International
T20 World Cup: Shakib, Mustafizur & Naim help Bangladesh win, keep Super 12 dreams alive (ld)
Al Amerat (Oman), Oct 20 (IANS) Shakib Al Hasan's all-round performance, Mohammad Naim's fighting fifty, and Mustafizur Rahman's superb bowling effort led Bangladesh to a comprehensive 26-run victory over Oman in the 6th match of ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2021 at the Al Amerat Cricket Ground, here on Tuesday.
2021-10-20
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Cricket
After Tanishq, Fabindia forced to withdraw advertisement
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANSlife) Fabindia, a proudly homegrown brand with 61 years of history in celebrating Indian artisans and heritage across the country was compelled to pull down its festive campaign for its collection 'Jashn-e-Riwaaz'.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life,Lifestyle/Fashion
T20 World Cup: Bangladesh beat Oman by 26 runs
Al Amerat (Oman), Oct 19 (IANS) Bangladesh produced a clinical all-round performance to beat Oman by 26 runs in the 6th match of ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2021 at the Al Amerat Cricket Ground, here on Tuesday.
2021-10-19
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Cricket
B'desh govt's film festival in Tripura postponed
Agartala, Oct 19 (IANS) In view of the violence trageting minorities across the border, a three-day film festival of the Bangladesh government in Agartala, which was scheduled to commence on Thursday, has been postponed, official sources said on Tuesday night.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Tripura,National,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Bumrah's pace and variations make him one of the best: Venkatesh Prasad
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Former India pacer Venkatesh Prasad on Tuesday said that Jasprit Bumrah is one of the best fast bowlers going around in international cricket because he has pace as well as different variations in his armoury, which is required to fetch success in the modern-day cricket.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
T20 World Cup: Skipper Morgan willing to drop himself if it helps team
Dubai, Oct 19 (IANS) His woeful form with the bat has raised a question mark on Eoin Morgan's position in the team and the England captain has said that dropping himself from the playing XI is "always an option" that he would consider if that helps the team win.
2021-10-19
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Oct 30 bypolls in Assam acid test for BJP
Guwahati, Oct 19 (IANS) After returning to power in Assam for the second straight term six months ago, the ruling BJP will face its first acid test when five Assembly seats in the state go to the bypolls on October 30.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics
Google launches Pixel 6, Pixel 6 Pro with Tensor chipset
San Francisco, Oct 19 (IANS) Google on Tuesday finally launched the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro with Tensor chipset to improve AI functionalities.
2021-10-19
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Hetero Chairman announces 5 kg gold for Yadadri temple
Hyderabad, Oct 19 (IANS) Hetero Group Chairman B. Parthasaradhi Reddy on Tuesday announced donation of 5 kg gold for Yadadri temple in Telangana.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Religion
Jal Jeevan Mission team visiting Rajasthan to review progress
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) A multi-disciplinary 10-member team from Jal Shakti Ministry is visiting Rajasthan from October 18 to 21 to review the progress of National Jal Jeevan Mission (NJJM) in five districts of Baran, Dausa, Jodhpur, Bhilwara, and Jaipur, an official statement said on Tuesday.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
North Bengal sees heavy rains, Darjeeling suspends trekking
Kolkata, Oct 19 (IANS) The Darjeeling district administration on Tuesday had to stop trekking and close some roads as sudden heavy rainfall led to landslides in several areas of the hilly north West Bengal.
2021-10-19
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Environment/Wildlife
Amarinder to announce new party soon; hints at pact with BJP for Punjab polls
Chandigarh, Oct 19 (IANS) Formally saying goodbye to the Congress which made him the Chief Minister of Punjab twice and the state party president thrice, an 'upset' Amarinder Singh on Tuesday said that he would soon announce the launch of his own political party to serve the interests of the people, including the farmers who've been fighting for their rights for over a year now.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Record rainfall in U'khand's Kumaon, Mukteshwar breaks 107 yr record
New Delhi/Dehradun, Oct 19 (IANS) Heavy to extremely heavy rainfall over 24 hours led to massive flooding, landslides, and damage to infrastructure in large parts of Uttarakhand, especially Kumaon region, with IMD data showing over dozen places receiving rainfall in excess of 200 mm-400 mm, and few even more than 500 mm.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Champions League: Winning the only option for Barca vs Dynamo Kiev
Barcelona, Oct 19 (IANS) Ronald Koeman's FC Barcelona face the first of two season-defining games when they take on Dynamo Kiev in a must-win match in the Champions League on Wednesday night.
2021-10-19
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
YSRCP denies involvement in attacks on TDP offices
Amaravati, Oct 19 (IANS) The YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) said on Tuesday that it has nothing to do with the attacks on the offices of opposition Telugu Desam Party (TDP).
2021-10-19
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
T20 World Cup: Bangladesh post 153 against Oman
Al Amerat (Oman), Oct 19 (IANS) Riding on fighting knocks by Mohammad Naim (64 off 50) and Shakib Al Hasan (42 off 29), Bangladesh posted a total of 153-10 against Oman in the 6th match of ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2021 at the Al Amerat Cricket Ground, here on Tuesday.
2021-10-19
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Cricket
DSS for air quality management in Delhi-NCR launched
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Developed by the Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology (IITM), Pune, a Decision Support System (DSS) that extends the ability of the existing air quality early warning system (AQEWS) to have decision-making capability for air quality management in Delhi-NCR was launched on Tuesday.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics,Science/Tech
100-gram gold coin end up in garbage, honest worker returns it
Chennai, Oct 19 (IANS) An upright sanitation worker of the Greater Chennai Corporation is in news for her deed of restoring a gold coin that she found in collected waste to its rightful owners, through the police.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Human Interest/Society
M. Night Shyamalan to preside over 2022 Berlinale's international jury
Los Angeles, Oct 19 (IANS) Pondicherry-born Indian American Oscar-nominated filmmaker Manoj Nelliyettu 'M. Night' Shyamalan, who's best known for his 1999 supernatural thriller, 'The Sixth Sense', will serve as president of the international jury at the 72nd Berlinale next year.
2021-10-19
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Yadadri temple needs 125 kg gold, KCR to donate 1 kg
Hyderabad, Oct 19 (IANS) Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao on Tuesday announced to donate 1 kg and 16 tolas of gold on behalf of his family for the renovated Yadadri temple, which will be thrown open to the public on March 28, 2022.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
Nicole Kidman, Javier Bardem to star in Lucille Ball biopic
Los Angeles, Oct 19 (IANS) For a generation that has grown up watching the ageless American sitcom 'I Love Lucy' in black-and-white on Doordarshan, there's an opportunity coming to relive those days of innocent laughter.
2021-10-19
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Air pollutants increase risk of stillbirth, premature deaths: Expert
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Rising air pollutants are causing stillbirth and premature death of newborn among women living in polluted ambience, said Jugal Kishore, Director, Professor and Head of Department, Community Medicine, Safdarjung Hospital.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Health/Medicine
Swimming nationals: Sambhavv betters Srihari's record in 200m freestyle
Bengaluru, Oct 19 (IANS) Sambhavv R of Karnataka bettered Olympian Srihari Nataraj's three-year-old national record in 200m freestyle for group I boys as the 37th Sub Junior and 47th Junior National Aquatic Championships got off to a rollicking start here at the Basavangudi Aquatic Centre, on Tuesday.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Other Sports
Teenaged girl raped in Delhi for one year
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) A teenaged girl was allegedly raped in the national capital for the past one year, an official said here on Tuesday.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
'Bigg Boss 15': Housemates banished to the jungle for not following rules
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) 'Bigg Boss 15' is set to see interesting twists in the days ahead, one being that the housemates who haven't been following the rules will be declared 'junglewasis' and two contestants will bid goodbye to 'Bigg Boss' house.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
New Covid cases coming down in Kerala even as 7,643 turn positive
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 19 (IANS) Going by the figures, there seems to be a decline in the new Covid cases in Kerala as 7,643 people turned positive after 82,408 samples were tested in the past 24 hours. The test positivity rate was 9.27 per cent, said a statement from Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
China pledges an additional 2 mn Covid vaccines to Nepal
Kathmandu, Oct 19 (IANS) China on Tuesday announced that it is providing an additional grant of two million Covid-19 vaccines to Nepal.
2021-10-19
Category: International, Nepal,Diplomacy,Health/Medicine,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Savin Communication, India's first PR-Tech company, talks about effective tools to level up festive outreach (Ld)
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) As the world is witnessing a revolution in the communication industry, several tools and techniques have emerged that assist brands to drive their brand recall among the audience using creative branding methods, communication campaigns and effective PR strategies.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Nagarjuna to lock horns with Telugu biggies during Sankranti 2022
Hyderabad, Oct 19 (IANS) Telugu cinema's top hero Akkineni Nagarjuna is repeating his partnership with the director Kalyan Krishna, with whom he had collaborated for the 2016 hit movie 'Soggade Chinni Nayana', for their upcoming film 'Bangarraju'.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
West Bengal likely to hold civic polls in December
Kolkata, Oct 19 (IANS) West Bengal's State Election Commission is looking for the state government's permission to conduct pending elections to 112 urban civic bodies, including two Municipal Corporations of Kolkata and Howrah, in December and once they get the green signal, a notification might be issued after the October 30 Assembly bypolls.
2021-10-19
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Is the time running backwards in Kashmir? (Part 2)
He's exasperated! He switches off the TV and then turns off his Wi-Fi. There is something that's disrupting some old memories! News of the open killing of Kashmiri Pandits in Kashmir, Taliban and Afghanistan! Oh no! His head was bursting with pain. His forehead was sweating and heart was racing!
2021-10-19
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society,Terrorism
Security at J&K installations tightened following Intel inputs
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) The security arrangements at vital installations in Jammu and Kashmir have been scaled up following inputs from the intelligence agencies that terrorists may hit them, sources in the intelligence grid said.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security
World Snooker Qualifiers: Pankaj Advani shines with 121-point effort
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) India's most celebrated cueist, Pankaj Advani (PSPB) neatly constructed a brilliant 121 points effort as he rallied splendidly from the loss of the opening two frames to prevail over Dhvaj Haria (PSPB) 4-2 and record his fourth successive win in the Men's 'Y' Camp (1st leg) round-robin league matches of the World Snooker Qualifiers, a BSFI National Selection Tournament on Tuesday.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Other Sports
Delhi logs 36 new Covid cases, one death
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Delhi reported 36 fresh cases of Covid on Tuesday, taking its tally to 14,39,441, and one death - after several days, according to the latest bulletin issued by the Health Department.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Mafiosi Suresh Pujari nabbed in the Philippines, extradition to India soon
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) Dreaded absconding gangster Suresh Pujari, who was active in the Mumbai Metropolitan Region areas, has been nabbed in the Philippines, official sources said here on Tuesday.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Lebanon to hold parliamentary elections in March
Beirut, Oct 19 (IANS) Lebanon's parliament on Tuesday voted to set the date of parliamentary elections on March 27, ahead of the previous schedule in May, the Lebanese National News Agency reported.
2021-10-19
Category: International, Lebanon,Politics
Afghan currency losing value, causing price rise
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Kabul residents have complained about the rise in prices of goods as the value of the Afghani has fallen against the dollar in recent days, Tolo News reported.
2021-10-19
Category: International, India,International
Junior nationals hockey: Big wins for Naval TAta Academy, Namdhari XI
Bhopal, Oct 19 (IANS) Naval Tata Hockey Academy, Jamshedpur, Namdhari XI, Mumbai Schools Sports Association, Ghumanhera Riser's Academy, and SAI Academy (Kolkata) registered wins in their respective matches on the second day of the 1st Hockey India Junior Men Academy National Championship 2021 here on Tuesday.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,Sports,Hockey
Russia logs 33,740 daily Covid cases, record daily deaths
Moscow, Oct 19 (IANS) Russia confirmed 33,740 new coronavirus cases over the past 24 hours, taking the nationwide tally to 8,060,752, the official monitoring and response center said on Tuesday.
2021-10-19
Category: International, Russian Federation,Health/Medicine,Politics
Alice Kaushik: Audrey Hepburn has always been my icon
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) Actress Alice Kaushik, who plays the character Raavi in the hugely popular television show "Pandya Store", says that contrary to popular belief, she has been nurturing the dream of becoming an actress from very early on in life.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Youth Congress questions poker tourney in Goa casino
Panaji, Oct 19 (IANS) Why are schools in Goa still closed, but casinos are allowed to start operations in the coastal state, the Youth Congress in Goa asked in a memorandum to Governor P.S. Sreedharan Pillai on Tuesday, demanding immediate cancellation of a poker tournament scheduled to commence in one of the offshore casinos on Wednesday.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Dilip Ghosh slams Mamata for keeping mum on B'desh violence
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party national vice president Dilip Ghosh on Tuesday lashed out at West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for keeping silent on the communal violence in Bangladesh where houses of Hindus were set on fire and temples were vandalised. So far six persons have died in one of the worst communal flare ups in decades in the country.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Delhi Police arrests 4 sharp-shooters of Manjit Mahal gang
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) The Special Cell of Delhi Police have arrested four members of the Manjit Mahal gang wanted in Monday's firing incident in Kishangarh, an official said here on Tuesday.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Stand-up comedy scarier than falling during a fashion show: Sunny Leone
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) The last thing you'd expect Sunny Leone to do well is tickle your funny bone, but she does it (and how!) on 'One Mic Stand Season 2', whose trailer is out. Leone, in fact, is the star performer in the trailer.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Karthik Aaryan turns 'Dhamaka' trailer launch into an immersive experience
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) The trailer of Karthik Aaryan-starrer Dhamaka released on Tuesday and it has 'detonated a massive chain reaction of praises from the audience and the critics alike. Whats more interesting is the way the trailer was launched. The event saw the boundaries blurring between the reel and real world; Karthik surprised the audience as he emerged from the cover of the darkness. The actor enacted a sequence from the film as he slipped into his character of news anchor Arjun Pathak in front of a live audience turning it into an immersive experience.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
6 kg gold seized at Hyderabad Airport
Hyderabad, Oct 19 (IANS) In one of the biggest seizures at the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport, Customs officials on Tuesday recovered 6.06 kg gold from a passenger who arrived from Dubai.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
T29 World Cup: Scotland beat PNG for second win a row
Al Amerat (Oman), Oct 19 (IANS) Scotland continued to impress in the ongoing ICC T20 World Cup as they defeated Papua New Guinea by 17 runs to move closer to a spot in the Super 12 stages of the showpiece event on Tuesday.
2021-10-19
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Bajrang Dal activists protest against Ramlila skit at AIIMS
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Bajrang Dal activists protested over a viral Ramlila skit which created much controversy at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences here on Tuesday. The right wing activists have demanded immediate action against those who mocked the characters of the Ramayana.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Savin Communication, India's first PR-tech company, talks about effective tools to ramp up festive outreach
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) As the world is witnessing a revolution in the communication industry, several tools and techniques have emerged that assist the brands to drive their brand recall among the audience using creative branding methods, communication campaigns, and effective PR strategies.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Rain, floods create havoc in Nepal, 6 killed
Kathmandu, Oct 19 (IANS) Incessant rains followed by flooding and landslides continuing from Sunday have created havoc in Nepal.
2021-10-19
Category: International, Nepal,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Hockey India Junior women's nationals to be held in Simdega
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) As many as 26 teams will take to the field in Simdega, Jharkhand where they will vie for top honours in the 11th Hockey India Junior Women National Championship 2021 which begins on Wednesday.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
After mega fight with wife, Maha man burns his home, neighbourhood
Satara (Maharashtra), Oct 19 (IANS) In a bizarre incident, a man in Maharashtra's Satara set his house on fire after a big brawl with his wife and ended up burning around 10 homes in the immediate neighbourhood, police said on Tuesday.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
US Republicans to push for banning funding for gain-of-function research
Washington, Oct 19 (IANS) A group of US Republicans are planning to push a legislation to ban all federal funding for gain-of-function research after the National Institutes of Health (NIH) reportedly donated to a Chinese lab, before the Covid-19 pandemic, the media reported.
2021-10-19
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Assam's elementary schools re-open after nearly two years
Guwahati, Oct 19 (IANS) After nearly two years, students of Classes 1 to 8 as well as of Class 11 headed back to their schools as all government and private institutions in Assam re-opened on Tuesday.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Assam,National,Education,Health/Medicine
'Space sector will turn into trillion-dollar industry, role of start-ups key'
Dubai, Oct 19 (IANS) The space sector will turn into a trillion-dollar industry and start-ups will play a key role, Dr Somanath S, Director, Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre (VSSC), ISRO said on Tuesday.
2021-10-19
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Science/Tech
Asian Cup qualifiers: India will succeed only if we prepare from now, says Igor Stimac
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) India has qualified for the third round of the 2023 AFC Asian Cup football championships, but chief coach Igor Stimac says further progress in the event will depend on how much time the national team will get for preparation for the Important games.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Football
Five held for siphoning off Rs 1.35 cr from NRI's account
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) The Delhi Police have busted a gang that used to siphon off money from bank accounts containing large amounts of money, an official said here on Tuesday.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Google tells suppliers to double production with Pixel 6 series: Report
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Google has told its suppliers to double the production of its upcoming Pixel 6 smartphones from last year to more than 7 million units, the media reported on Tuesday.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
T20 World Cup: Bangladesh win toss, opt to bat against Oman
Al Amerat, Oct 19 (IANS) Bangladesh captain Mahmudullah won the toss and opted to bat against Oman in the 6th match of ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2021 at the Al Amerat Cricket Ground, here on Tuesday.
2021-10-19
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Duty relief on fuel expected to brighten festive mood in country
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Consumers could expect relief from the surging price of auto fuels this festive season as the government may opt for an excise duty cut on petrol and diesel, for the first time since the outbreak of the pandemic.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Politics
Turning point, says Congress on 40% tickets to women in UP
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) After the Congress announced that it will give 40 per cent tickets to women in the upcoming assembly polls in Uttar Pradesh, the party leaders termed it as a game changer. The Congress party seeks to target the other half of the population by this announcement.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
T20 World Cup: Will probably bowl in next warm-up match against India, says Stoinis
Dubai, Oct 19 (IANS) Australia all-rounder Marcus Stoinis has said that his hamstring is on the path of recovery and he will probably bowl in the next warm-up match against India on Wednesday.
2021-10-19
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
MAA elections: Manchu Manoj responds to Ram Gopal Varma's barb
Hyderabad, Oct 19 (IANS) Ram Gopal Varma is no stranger to controversies, but on Tuesday, he waded into one that has wracked Tollywood's influential trade body, Movie Artists Association (MAA) following its just-concluded elections.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion,Southern Cinema
Goa wants 'rich tourists', not ones who travel on low budget: Minister
Panaji, Oct 19 (IANS) Goa only wants "richest tourists" and not the kind of travellers who visit the coastal state on shoestring budget and cook food in the buses that they travel in Goa, Tourism Minister Manohar Ajgaonkar said on Tuesday.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
T20 World Cup: Hardik, not bowling will not impact India's chances, feels Kapil Dev
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Legendary cricketer Kapil Dev has opined that all-rounder Hardik Pandya not bowling will not impact Team India's chances at the ICC T20 World Cup. However, he added that it will affect the "combination and the options" for Virat Kohli.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Delhi lawyer writes to B'desh Chief Justice over attacks on Hindus
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) A Delhi-based lawyer on Monday wrote to the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Bangladesh demanding a judicial probe into the recent attacks on Hindus and Hindu temples in the neighbouring country.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Sindhu makes winning return at Denmark Open
Odense (Denmark), Oct 19 (IANS) India's Tokyo Olympics bronze medallist PV Sindhu on Tuesday made a winning return from a long break from badminton as she won her first-round match at the Denmark Open here on Tuesday, beating Neslihan Yigit of Turkey in straight games.
2021-10-19
Category: International, Denmark,Sports,Badminton
Microsoft most imitated brand of all phishing attacks: Report
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) In the third quarter, tech giant Microsoft stayed as leader of the most imitated brands at 29 per cent of all phishing attacks globally, albeit at a slower rate, down from 45 per cent in the second quarter of 2021, a report said on Tuesday.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
President to attend centenary celebrations of Bihar Assembly
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind will attend the centenary celebrations of the Bihar Assembly and address the members of the state legislature on Thursday.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Mickey Singh's new song 'Sorry' is out
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) After the success of songs such as 'Tu Hi Das De', 'Na Na' and 'Ptola', Mickey Singh is understandably excited about his new romantic song titled 'Sorry', which was released on Tuesday.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
9 arrested for gang rape of two minor girls in Jharkhand
Ranchi, Oct 19 (IANS) Nine persons accused of raping two minor sisters have been arrested in Bishnupur block of Gumla district by the police, while one accused committed suicide by hanging.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Ajay a 'fabulous cook', but avoids touching anything with fingers: Kajol
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) Bollywood actor Ajay Devgn may have been in headlines for his movies and now because of appearing on "Into The Wild with Bear Grylls", but like every star he has a private side to him that we know little about.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Miscreants raise Pak-like flag at BJP office in MP's Betul
Betul, Oct 19 (IANS) Miscreants allegedly raised a flag resembling that of Pakistan at the BJP office in Betul district of Madhya Pradesh. The flag was later removed after several photos and videos went viral on the social media.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Goa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
TN rural body polls: New representatives to take office on Oct 20
Chennai, Oct 19 (IANS) The newly-elected representatives in rural local body polls in the nine Tamil Nadu districts will assume office on Wednesday, the State Election Commission said in a statement on Tuesday.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
British anti-trust watchdog to probe music streaming market
London, Oct 19 (IANS) In a bid to expand competition in digital markets, the the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) in the UK on Tuesday announced to launch a probe into the music streaming market.
2021-10-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Technology
IPL: There is no CSK without Dhoni, says N Srinivasan
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Former BCCI president and India Cements Ltd (ICL) vice-chairman N Srinivasan has showered praise on Chennai Super Kings' captain MS Dhoni, saying "there is no CSK without Dhoni".
2021-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
RRVL acquires 52% equity stake in luxury design house Ritu Kumar
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANSlife) Reliance Retail Ventures Limited (RRVL) and the pioneer of Indian fashion, designer Ritu Kumar, announce a collaboration chartering a new course together with RRVLs majority equity acquisition in Ritika Pvt Ltd completely acquiring Everstones 35 per cent stake in the company.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life,Lifestyle/Fashion
NASA's Perseverance rover captures sounds on Mars
Washington, Oct 19 (IANS) Two microphones aboard the six-wheeled Perseverance rover have captured nearly five hours of Martian wind gusts, rover wheels crunching over gravel, and motors whirring as the spacecraft moves its arm.
2021-10-19
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
2,000 pilgrims stranded in Kedarnath amid heavy rain rescued
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) About 4,000 devotees have returned from Kedarnath out of 6,000 amidst heavy rain in Uttarakhand. The rest 2,000 pilgrims have been taken to safer places, officials said on Tuesday.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
1 in 2 Indian firms exposed to hackers once a day in pandemic
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) One in two Indian companies faced cyber-attacks at least once a day amid the pandemic, with 16 per cent attacked each hour, a new report showed on Tuesday.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
India will produce the cheapest hydrogen in the world: Gautam Adani
London, Oct 19 (IANS) Adani Group Chairman Gautam Adani said that policies to manage and overcome the climate change crisis must be equitable and pragmatic.
2021-10-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
Apple ceases iOS 15.0.1 code signing ahead of iOS 15.1 release
San Francisco, Oct 19 (IANS) Apple has stopped code signing for iOS 15.0.1, effectively blocking downgrades to the operating system version released in October.
2021-10-19
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Fardeen Khan's comeback film 'Visfot' goes on floors
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) Bollywood actor Fardeen Khan is returning to the silver screen after a hiatus of 11 years. His comeback film 'Visfot' went into production on Tuesday morning.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Pakistan desires bilateral engagement with United States
Islamabad, Oct 19 (IANS) Pakistans military establishment has reiterated its desire to maintain the tradition of bilateral engagement for enduring relationship with the United States.
2021-10-19
Category: International, Pakistan,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Google's app privacy briefings to go live in Play Store in Feb 2022
San Francisco, Oct 19 (IANS) Tech giant Google is one step closer to launching its new data privacy section for Play Store apps.
2021-10-19
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
'Pak playing T-20 in J&K': Owaisi slams Modi govt over match
Hyderabad, Oct 19 (IANS) AIMIM President Asaduddin Owaisi on Tuesday slammed the Narendra Modi government for allowing the Indian cricket team to play a T20 match with Pakistan at a time when "our soldiers are being killed in Kashmir".
2021-10-19
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Sports
TN to hold sixth mega vaccination camp on October 23
Chennai, Oct 19 (IANS) After the resounding success of the five mega vaccination camps against Covid-19, Tamil Nadu is gearing up for the sixth camp. However, instead of the customary Sunday camps -- all five mega vaccination camps were held on Sundays, the sixth camp will be held on Saturday, October 23.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine
Morocco foils bid to smuggle 1,355 kg cocaine to Europe
Rabat, Oct 19 (IANS) Moroccan authorities foiled an attempt to smuggle 1,355 kg of cocaine transiting from South America to Europe, official RIM radio reported on Tuesday.
2021-10-19
Category: International, Malta,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
DPCC levies fines amounting to Rs 90 lakh at 286 construction sites
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) The Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) has imposed penalties to the tune of Rs 90 lakh after finding violations at 286 construction sites under the government's anti-dust campaign.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Fed up with looking after ailing husband, Kerala wife slits his throat
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 19 (IANS) A 75-year-old man who has been lying paralysed for the past 15 years was murdered by his wife on Tuesday morning.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
T20 World Cup: Hopefully team can use loss against NZ in semis as a motivation to push little extra: Rahul
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Star opener KL Rahul on Tuesday said that he is very excited about the 2021 T20 Men's World Cup, adding that India's defeat against New Zealand in the semifinal of the 50-over World Cup in 2019 hurt the team a lot and hopefully the side will use that as a motivation to push little extra and win the tournament.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Ahead of festival season, Maha extends timings for hotels, shops
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) Spelling cheers ahead of Diwali, the Maharashtra government on Tuesday decided to relax pandemic norms further and extend the timings for restaurants and shops, an official said.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Rise of the far Right in French Presidential election
Paris, Oct 19 (IANS) With less than six months to go, the picture in the double-leg French presidential election, scheduled on April 10 and 24, is beginning to unfold enigmatically.
2021-10-19
Category: International, France,Politics
Army rescues 205 stuck tourists in Himachal
Shimla, Oct 19 (IANS) The Indian Army has rescued 205 civilians stranded in the high-altitude Spiti subdivision in Himachal Pradesh's Lahaul-Spiti district owing to untimely heavy snowfall, district officials said on Tuesday.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Defence/Security,Environment/Wildlife
Akhilesh announces 72-member UP executive
Lucknow, Oct 19 (IANS) Samajwadi Party President Akhilesh Yadav has announced a 72-member state executive of his party.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Keep out of operation area in J&K's Poonch, police tells people
Jammu, Oct 19 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Police on Tuesday asked people not to move towards the forest area in J&K's Poonch district where an encounter is going on between the army and the militants for the last 8 days.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Rajasthan cancels leaves of medical staff after dengue cases rise
Jaipur, Oct 19 (IANS) Rajasthan Health Minister Raghu Sharma on Tuesday cancelled leaves of medical personnel in the wake of rising dengue cases in the state and announced to launch 'Dengue Free Rajasthan' campaign from October 20 to November 3 to control seasonal outbreak.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Stimac to endorse biennial World Cup if it helps small countries
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) The main discussion point in the football world currently is FIFA's plans to alter the frequency of the Men's World Cup from four to two years -- a move that has split the community.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Football
Kerala hotel owner commits suicide citing 'irrational' lockdown norms
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 19 (IANS) A small-time hotel owner in Kerala's Kottayam district ended his life by jumping before a train, blaming Kerala government's "irrational" lockdown norms for his taking the ultimate step.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
'Bigg Boss Telugu 5': VJ Sunny catches Nagarjuna's eye, riles housemates
Hyderabad, 19 October (IANS) After the weekend eliminations, Swetaa Varma was sent home, leaving 13 competitors in fray for the 'Bigg Boss Telugu 5' trophy. Every day that goes by, Bigg Boss delivers more content from competitors.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Punjab Deputy CM smells conspiracy in Singhu border killing
Chandigarh, Oct 19 (IANS) Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhjinder Randhawa on Tuesday said there appeared to be a deep-rooted conspiracy to defame the farmers' stir on the Singhu border dividing Haryana and Delhi.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Apna Dal MP abuses upper castes, Anupriya seeks apology
Mirzapur (UP), Oct 19 (IANS) Apna Dal MP Pakodi Lal Kol has been caught on camera abusing upper castes at a function.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Harbhajan, Srinath get MCC's honorary life membership
London, Oct 19 (IANS) Former India cricketers Harbhajan Singh and Javagal Srinath are among 18 players who were given honorary life membership by the Marylebone Cricket Club here on Tuesday.
2021-10-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Taapsee takes a moment to acknowledge women changemakers
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) Bollywood actress Taapsee Pannu, who is known to lend her voice for the cause of women's empowerment, has shared her thoughts on the importance of acknowledging the efforts of female changemakers.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Wanted Maoist held in Maharashtra's Gadchiroli
Nagpur, Oct 19 (IANS) In a huge success, the Maharashtra Police has arrested a most wanted Maoist carrying a bounty of Rs 200,000 on his head from the forests of Permilli in the Aheri region of Gadchiroli, an official said on Tuesday.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Sayani Gupta calls audio show 'Mine and Yours 2' a modern love triangle
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Actress Sayani Gupta talks about her character Priya in the audio show 'Mine and Yours 2' which is a contemporary love triangle exploring LGBTQIA themes, featuring Sayani Gupta, Kubra Sait and Nakuul Mehta.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Undertrial's custody can't be extended mechanically, even in Covid: Delhi HC
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) The Delhi High Court has held that default bail is a fundamental right under Article 21 of the Constitution and an undertrial's custody cannot be extended mechanically, even during pandemic times.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Sri Lanka changes Trinco port rules to attract Indian investors
Colombo, Oct 19 (IANS) Aiming to attract investment from India and other neighbouring countries, Sri Lanka has decided to remove prevailing monopoly which allows only one heavy industry in a specific field to be established in Sri Lanka's North-eastern Trincomalee port.
2021-10-19
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Politics
Jilted lover stabs woman to death in Delhi
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) A man allegedly stabbed a woman to death on Matiala Road in Delhi's Dwarka area, official sources said on Tuesday.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Trump's presidential website hacked, defaced: Report
New York, Oct 19 (IANS) Former US President Donald Trump's presidential website was hacked and defaced, media reports said.
2021-10-19
Category: International, United States,Technology,Politics
Hypersonic missile test by China spurs call to stop flow of Wall Street capital into Chinese tech
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) US politicians warned they are on course to lose a 'new Cold War' following reports China secretly flew a nuclear-capable missile around the world, Daily Mail reported.
2021-10-19
Category: International, India,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Technology,Terrorism
Apple announces cheaper Voice plan for Apple Music
San Francisco, Oct 19 (IANS) Apple has announced the Apple Music Voice Plan at Rs 49 per month, a new subscription tier for Apple Music designed around the power of Siri.
2021-10-19
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Disney+ Hotstar's 'Special Ops 1.5' is about early years of Himmat Singh
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) The popular Disney+ Hotstar espionage thriller 'Special Ops' is making its comeback with an extension to its universe. Titled as 'Special Ops 1.5: The Himmat Story', whose trailer was released on Tuesday, the series will be a prequel to unravel the formative years of agent Himmat Singh.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Bollywood
VSP workers on hunger strike to mark 250 days of anti-divestment protests
Visakhapatnam, Oct 19 (IANS) As the protest against the central government's move to divest its stake in the Visakhapatnam Steel Plant entered the 250th day on Tuesday, the plant protection committee representatives and trade union leaders embarked on a 25-hour hunger strike.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Apple supplier Foxconn unveils three new EV prototypes
Beijing, Oct 19 (IANS) The world's largest electronics contract manufacturer and Apple's main iPhone supplier Foxconn has unveiled three electric vehicle prototypes including two sedans and an electric bus under the Foxtron brand in collaboration with Taiwan's Yulon Motor.
2021-10-19
Category: International, China,Technology
Exclusion of caste data as unjust as discrimination: Chandrababu Naidu
Amaravati, Oct 19 (IANS) Telugu Desam Party (TDP) supremo N. Chandrababu Naidu on Tuesday shot off a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking the inclusion of caste data in the census.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
NASA telescopes spot remains of a supernova in colourful bubble
Washington, Oct 19 (IANS) NASA telescopes have captured the colourful blast of a stellar explosion thousands of years ago, shedding new light on the evolution of such cosmic remains.
2021-10-19
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
IIT-K to launch 2nd edition of Heritage Olympiad on Nov 14
Kanpur (U.P), Oct 19 (IANS) The Start-up Innovation and Incubation Centre (SIIC), an IIT-Kanpur incubatee, will be launching its second edition of the Heritage Olympiad, Cultre, on the occasion of Children's Day on November 14.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education
Crop fires take India's global contribution to GHG emissions to 12.2%
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) A latest data analysis has shown that compared to the previous three years, there has been an increase in emissions due to crop fires in 2019-2020 by 12.8 per cent, taking India's global contribution to 12.2 per cent.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
TN man beats father to death for refusing to give money for liquor
Chennai, Oct 19 (IANS) A retired deputy collector P. Subramanian was beaten to death by his 32-year-old son S. Karthick after the former refused to give him money for buying liquor.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Restoration of Hindu temples suffers delay in Rawalpindi
Rawalpindi, Oct 19 (IANS) After an ex-commissioner from Rawalpindi was arrested on corruption charges, the restoration of at least seven Hindu temples has been put on the back burner in Pakistan.
2021-10-19
Category: International, Pakistan,National,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Religion
Six bowlers on a flat wicket would be ideal for Kohli: Agarkar
Dubai, Oct 19 (IANS) Former India paceman Ajit Agarkar feels that skipper Virat Kohli would like to go in with six bowlers -- three of them seamers -- on the relatively flat pitches in the UAE, when India begin their ICC T20 World Cup campaign against arch-rivals Pakistan on October 24.
2021-10-19
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
After 2018 dam opening fiasco, Vijayan plays safe this time
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 19 (IANS) Three years ago when Kerala witnessed the worst floods in a century, the Pinarayi Vijayan government came under severe flak for the dam management protocols and it even went to the court, but this time with one round of floods taking place, three shutters of Cheruthoni dam, part of the Idukki reservoir was opened on Tuesday.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Bihar bypolls: Potshots between Congress, RJD intensify
Patna, Oct 19 (IANS) By-elections for the Kusheshwar Asthan and Tarapur Assembly seats may turn to be a cakewalk for Bihar's ruling Janata Dal-United JD-U as the opposition RJD and Congress are more busy fighting each other.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
This AI tech may spot unseen signs of heart failure
New York, Oct 19 (IANS) US researchers have developed an electrocardiogram-reading algorithm that can detect subtle signs of heart failure.
2021-10-19
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
There can't be a bigger X-factor than Bumrah in terms of bowling: Irfan Pathan
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Former India all-rounder Irfan Pathan believes that there cannot be a bigger X-factor than pacer Jasprit Bumrah in India's bowling line-up for the T20 World Cup.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Covid brings 3 lakh agents to focus as India's travel market to hit $125 bn
Bengaluru, Oct 19 (IANS) India's travel market is forecast to grow to $125 billion by the financial year (FY) 2027 and as the complexity of travel increases in the pandemic, over 3 lakh agents are expected to cater to over $65 billion of the overall market size by the same time period, a new report showed on Tuesday.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy,Technology
Policeman hangs himself in J&K's Srinagar
Srinagar, Oct 19 (IANS) A J&K Police constable reportedly hanged himself in Srinagar district on Tuesday, police said.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
World's best golfers set to return for Woods-hosted World Challenge
Albany (Bahamas), Oct 19 (IANS) Rory McIlroy will play at the 2021 Hero World Challenge (HWC) as 15 of the world's top-20 golfers turn up for the event hosted by Tiger Woods at Albany, Bahamas, from December 2-5.
2021-10-19
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Golf
Inzamam not pleased with Babar Azam, Mohd Rizwan's strike rate
Lahore, Oct 19 (IANS) Former Pakistan captain Inzamamul Haq, who recently underwent an angioplasty procedure, said that though skipper Babar Azam and Mohammad Rizwan were playing consistently, they need to improve their strike rate if the team hopes to do well in the ICC T20 World Cup in the UAE and Oman.
2021-10-19
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
Kangana: I have always done 'Dhaakad' things in life (Ld)
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) Kangana Ranaut, who took to social media to share a four-looks-in-one poster of her upcoming film, 'Dhaakad', launched it in person here at an event on Tuesday, saying that all her life she has done 'Dhaakad' things.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Major reshuffle in Bengal BJP likely after festive season
Kolkata, Oct 19 (IANS) Considering the crucial Municipal Corporation elections likely at the end of this year, the BJP in West Bengal might go through a major organisational reshuffle just after the festive season. Preference is likely to be given to youth and pro-RSS leaders.
2021-10-19
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Remo D'Souza breaks down as contestants showcase his legacy
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) When 'Dance+ Season 6' paid tribute to choreographer Remo D'Souza through their performances, where they showed how he had started from ground zero and became famous because of his unique dancing style, he broke down.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
TN fisherman missing after SL Navy intercepts boat, 2 others arrested
Chennai, Oct 19 (IANS) A fisherman from Pudukottai district went missing after falling into the sea, while two others were arrested when their boat was intercepted by a Sri Lankan naval vessel at mid-sea.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Four UP cops jailed for taking away money from thieves
Firozabad (UP), Oct 19 (IANS) Four policemen have been suspended and sent to jail for allegedly snatching Rs 96,000 from two thieves who had stolen Rs 1 lakh.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Kashmir civilian killings: Special security group to lead anti-terror Ops
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) To effectively curb the attacks on civilians in Kashmir, a specialised group of central police agencies will now lead the counter terror operations in coordination with the Indian Army and state police, government sources said here on Tuesday.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
80% of rubbish found on Aus beaches is plastic waste
Canberra, Oct 19 (IANS) Plastic waste accounts for more tha 80 per cent of all rubbish found across Australian beaches, A study based on one of the largest marine debris databases in the southern hemisphere revealed on Tuesday.
2021-10-19
Category: International, Australia,Environment/Wildlife
'Airtel IQ Video' to allow businesses to build video-streaming products
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Telecom major Bharti Airtel on Tuesday launched its video platform as a service (CPaaS), Airtel IQ Video, that allow businesses to build video streaming products for large and small screens with minimal investment in infrastructure and technology.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Afghanistan is worthy of Chinese investment despite turmoil, says mouthpiece
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) For Beijing, Afghanistan still has strong development potential and is worthy of investment despite its decades of political turmoil, a Chinese mouthpiece said.
2021-10-19
Category: International, India,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Zomato gets roasted after TN customer care insists on Hindi
Chennai, Oct 19 (IANS) DMK MP Kanimozhi and others on Tuesday roasted food delivery company Zomato after one of its customer care agents told a complainant that Hindi is the "national language" and everybody should know a bit of it.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics,Technology
Zomato clarifies after TN customer told 'Hindi is national language'
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) As online food delivery major Zomato faced flak over the national language issue, the company on Tuesday issued a clarification after a Tamil Nadu customer was told that 'Hindi is the national language'.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Malala Yousafzai asks Afghan Taliban to reopen girl schools
Islamabad, Oct 19 (IANS) Pakistani Nobel Laureate Malala Yousafzai has called on the Taliban leadership in Afghanistan to re-open secondary schools for girls with immediate affect. She put forward this demand in an open letter addressed to the new rulers of the war-torn nation.
2021-10-19
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Campaigning begin for Japan's general election
Tokyo, Oct 19 (IANS) Campaigning for Japan's October 31 general election started on Tuesday, with Prime Minister Fumio Kishida seeking authorisation for his Covid-19 and economic policies and the opposition parties united to loosen the power of the ruling coalition.
2021-10-19
Category: International, Japan,Politics
Intern files sexual harassment case against advocate in K'taka
Dakshina Kannada (Karnataka), Oct 19 (IANS) A law graduate student has filed a sexual harassment case against a senior advocate in Mangaluru, police said on Tuesday.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Covid curbs eased in Aus capital as vax rate hits 80%
Canberra, Oct 19 (IANS) Coronavirus restrictions in the Australian capital will be further eased after it reached the 80 per cent vaccine milestone, authorities said on Tuesday.
2021-10-19
Category: International, Australia,Politics
First female runner to complete Manali to Leh Ultramarathon
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANSlife) Under Armour Athlete Sufiya Khan, a world record setter for long-distance runs has now become the first female runner in the world to complete the run from Manali to Leh. Sufiya started her ultra-marathon 'Himalayan Ultra Run Expedition' on September 25, 2021, at 7.34 a.m. She concluded her run on October 1, 2021, covering a distance of 480 km in 156 hours, amid the difficult terrains and ruthless climatic conditions, reaching up to 5328 m altitude and gaining 8200 m elevation throughout the expedition. The temperature dipped between 0 to -5 degrees and oxygen plummeted by 60 per cent on mountain passes.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Write off David Warner at your own peril, warns Maxwell
Dubai, Oct 19 (IANS) Despite Australia opening batsman David Warner's form a huge concern ahead of their ICC T20 World Cup 'Super 12' opener against South Africa, all-rounder Glenn Maxwell has said that rivals should write off the stalwart at their "own peril".
2021-10-19
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Pak expected to remain on FATF grey list till April 2022
Islamabad, Oct 19 (IANS) Pakistan is expected to remain on the grey list of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) till April 2022, as the country works towards completing an action plan to counter money laundering and terrorism financing.
2021-10-19
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
KJo set to debut as stand-up comic in Amazon Prime's One Mic Stand
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Filmmaker Karan Johar is all set to debut as a stand-up comic in the second season of 'One Mic Stand, despite the fact that he doesn't laugh while listening to the scripts of comedies.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Apple Watch Series 7 requires 5W USB-C PD adapter for fast charging
San Francisco, Oct 19 (IANS) Apple recently released its new smartwatch -- Apple Watch Series 7 -- in the latest move to further boost its presence in the growing smartwatch market, and now in a new support document the iPhone maker revealed that any USB-C power adapter with power delivery (USB-PD) of 5W or greater will support fast charging on the new watch.
2021-10-19
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Massive supply gap in hiring Data Science talent in India: Study
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) The Data Science industry is witnessing a massive supply gap when it comes to talent, with 92 per cent hiring managers having faced the shortfall, finds a study on the hiring trends.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
How Danny Sura did his own stunts in 'Vidrohi'
Mumbai, Oct. Oct 19 (IANS) Supremely talented, suave with a sophisticated charm, thats Danny Sura for you. A British-Indian actor, Danny has been forever in love with Bollywood and been a part of the entertainment industry for over a decade.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
The best time to apply body lotion?
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANSlife) Skin problems like itchiness, dryness and flakiness can occur anytime if you're not moisturising your body enough. It is commonly observed that while many people take their skincare routine seriously, a majority of them neglect to moisturise the body. It is important to keep in mind that timing matters a lot when it comes to applying moisturisers. Therefore, knowing the appropriate time to apply body lotion is essential.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
T20 World Cup: 'Memorable moment' when Dhoni caught up with Gayle
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Team India's mentor MS Dhoni and West Indies opener Chris Gayle were seen sharing a light moment in Dubai as the Super 12 teams get ready for the ongoing ICC T20 World Cup.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
BJP, Congress colluding in Huzurabad bypoll: KTR
Hyderabad, Oct 19 (IANS) Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) Working President K.T. Rama Rao on Tuesday alleged that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Congress are colluding in the upcoming by-elections in Huzurabad Assembly constituency.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
N.Korea fires what seems to be SLBM: Seoul (Ld)
Seoul, Oct 19 (IANS) North Korea fired what appears to be a submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) toward the East Sea on Tuesday, the South Korean military said, in yet another setback to Seoul's efforts for peace with Pyongyang.
2021-10-19
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
Priyanka announces 40% tickets to women in UP polls
Lucknow, Oct 19 (IANS) In a major decision that could prove to be a game-changer for the Congress, in particular and, Indian politics, in general, Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, on Tuesday, announced that her party would give 40 per cent tickets to women in the upcoming Assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Tripura CM urges B'desh govt to protect minorities
Agartala/Guwahati, Oct 19 (IANS) Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb on Tuesday urged the Bangladesh government to protect the lives, properties and religious places of the minorities in that country.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics
MDMK all set to anoint Durai Vaiko as successor to Vaiko
Chennai, Oct 19 (IANS) While V. Gopalaswami a.k.a. Vaiko had rebelled and quit Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) challenging Kalaignar Karunanidhi's decision of bringing in his son M.K. Stalin to the party leadership, his party (MDMK) is all set to appoint his son Durai Vaiko as his successor.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Aus states to ease border curbs
Sydney, Oct 19 (IANS) As Australian states witnessed a decline in new Covid-19 cases amidst a surge in vaccinations, some border restrictions will be eased.
2021-10-19
Category: International, Australia,Politics
4 minors booked for looting polling booth during Begusarai panchayat election
Patna, Oct 19 (IANS) The Begusarai Police have booked four minors on the charge of looting a polling booth during the district panchayat elections, a police official said.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
EU ready to implement sanctions on Belarusian airline
Brussels, Oct 19 (IANS) The European Union (EU) is ready to implement sanctions against the national airline of Belarus in a bid to partially curb the flow of migrants entering the bloc, an official said here.
2021-10-19
Category: International, Belgium,Politics
3 HDFC bank staffers among 12 held for bid to withdraw from NRI account
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Delhi Police on Tuesday said they have arrested 12 people including three HDFC bank employees for attempting to make an unauthorized withdrawal from a very high-value NRI customer of the bank.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Rajasthan govt to give free school uniforms for classes 1-8
Jaipur, Oct 19 (IANS) The Rajasthan government will provide uniforms free-of-cost to students of classes 1 to 8 studying in government schools in the state.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Education
Telugu OTT platform to rope in Samantha for next venture
Hyderabad, Oct 19 (IANS) Samantha Ruth Prabhu is in demand. After signing up for two films, she is said to be in talks with the Telugu OTT platform Aha for an upcoming venture.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
S.Korean, US, Japanese intel chiefs discuss Pyongyang missile
Seoul, Oct 19 (IANS) The intelligence chiefs of South Korea, the US and Japan met here on Tuesday and discussed North Korea's firing of what appeared to be a submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) toward the East Sea earlier in the day, Seoul's state spy agency said.
2021-10-19
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
AIBA to award medals, belts to world champions in Belgrade
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) The International Boxing Association (AIBA) will award the winners of the Men's World Boxing Championships with beautifully designed medals and belts to commemorate their accomplishments.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Sisi, Merkel discuss regional issues, bilateral ties
Cairo, Oct 19 (IANS) Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi and German Chancellor Angela Merkel discussed a number of regional issues of mutual interest as well as bilateral relations.
2021-10-19
Category: International, Egypt,Politics
Sonu Nigam, Shaan to share hotseat on 'KBC 13'
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) Bollywood singers Sonu Nigam and Shaan are set to appear as special guests on the 'Shaandaar Shukravaar' episode of 'Kaun Banega Crorepati 13' this Friday (October 22).
2021-10-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Raisi urges removal of sanctions on nuke deal revival
Tehran, Oct 19 (IANS) Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi said that Washington should show its seriousness on the revival of the Iran nuclear deal by lifting anti-Iran sanctions.
2021-10-19
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
TRS leaders to study organisational structure of DMK, AIADMK
Hyderabad, Oct 19 (IANS) A delegation of Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) leaders led by working president K.T. Rama Rao will visit Tamil Nadu after November 15 to study the strong organisational structure of DMK and AIADMK.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Amit Shah meets PM Modi, discusses security situation in Kashmir
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Tuesday called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and informed him about the steps taken by the Jammu and Kashmir administration and the Union Home Ministry to improve the security situation in Jammu and Kashmir.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Karthik Aryan's shines in explosive trailer of 'Dhamaka'
Mumbai, Oct. Oct 19 (IANS) Filmmaker Ram Madhavni, who directed 'Neerja' and the 2020 Disney+ Hotstar special 'Aarya', is back with yet another compelling story. 'Dhamaka', starring Karthik Aryan, is his latest offering and its trailer was officially released here on Tuesday.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Ethiopian govt refutes alleged airstrike in Tigray
Addis Ababa, Oct 19 (IANS) The Ethiopian federal government has refuted the alleged airstrike targeting civilian areas in the Tigray region's capital Mekelle and its surroundings.
2021-10-19
Category: International, Ethiopia,Politics
Daily 1st time creators more than doubled on YouTube Shorts
San Francisco, Oct 19 (IANS) Google-owned YouTube has announced that the daily first-time creators more than doubled on its short-video app called 'Shorts' in one year.
2021-10-19
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Covid booster jab: US FDA mulls 'mix-and-match' approach
Washington, Oct 19 (IANS) After endorsing both Moderna and Johnson & Johnson's Covid booster doses last week, the US Food and Drug Administration is now planning to grant a go ahead for 'mix-and-match' approach for the third jab.
2021-10-19
Category: International, United States,National,Health/Medicine
'Jai Bhim' hype gets a boost with 'Power' song release
Chennai, Oct 19 (IANS) Tamil actor Suriya Siva Kumar's upcoming court drama 'Jai Bhim' features him as an advocate who fights for the rights of destitute tribals.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Sony tests PS5 captures that pop up on phone for sharing
Tokyo, Oct 19 (IANS) Tech giant Sony is testing a way to share screenshots and video captures taken on your PS5 with the PlayStation app, the company has said.
2021-10-19
Category: International, Japan,Technology
3 parties to enter coalition talks for next German govt
Berlin, Oct 19 (IANS) Germany's Free Democratic Party (FDP), Social Democratic Party (SPD) and the Greens have agreed to enter official coalition negotiations to form a new government.
2021-10-19
Category: International, Germany,Politics
Babul Supriyo resigns as BJP MP after meeting LS Speaker
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Former BJP leader Babul Supriyo met Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla here on Tuesday and submitted his resignation.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Special team formed to probe attack on police officer in B'luru
Bengaluru, Oct 19 (IANS) Karnataka Police has formed a special team to probe the attack on a police officer on duty in Kadugondanahalli police station.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Complete desalination plant by 2023: Stalin to officials
Chennai, Oct 19 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin on Tuesday urged the officials involved in setting up the 150 million litre per day (MLD) desalination plant coming up in Nemmeli to complete the work by April 2023.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
TN NEET aspirant petitions CM, alleges 'doctoring' of answer sheet
Chennai, Oct 19 (IANS) A medical aspirant from Tamil Nadu, Muppudathi S. from Kadayam in Tenkasi district has petitioned Chief Minister M.K. Stalin and state Health Minister Ma Subramanian, alleging that her Optical Mark Reader (OMR) answer sheet of the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) was "doctored".
2021-10-19
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Education,Politics
CPI(M) leader booked on daughter's complaint for missing child
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 19 (IANS) After a six-month long hiatus, a case was registered on Tuesday against CPI(M) leader Jayachandran and his wife on their daughter Anupama's complaint that they "forcefully" took away her child who is missing.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
B'desh can ill-afford another shocking loss as they take on Oman
Al Amerat (Muscat), Oct 19 (IANS) Bangladesh skipper Mahmudullah has hinted at some surprise changes for the First Round Group B ICC T20 World Cup game against Oman later on Tuesday, following the shock six-run defeat to Scotland on October 17.
2021-10-19
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Yogi, Akhilesh pay last respect to former UP Assembly Speaker
Lucknow, Oct 19 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and Samajwadi Party President Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday visited the residence of former Speaker, Sukhdev Rajbhar to pay last respects to the departed leader.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Moody's revises outlook for Indian banking system to stable from negative
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) Moody's has revised the outlook for the Indian banking system to stable from negative suggesting that the deterioration of asset quality since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic has been moderate and an improving operating environment will support asset quality.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Israeli captives only to be exchanged for Palestinian inmates: Hamas
Gaza, Oct 19 (IANS) The Islamic Hamas Movement said that the Israeli captives in the Gaza Strip will only be exchanged for the release of Palestinians prisoners.
2021-10-19
Category: International, Palestinian Territory, Occupied,Politics
It's battle between Virbhadra's legacy and Himachal CM's credibility
Mandi (Himachal Pradesh), Oct 19 (IANS) It's a battle between the past performance of an erstwhile political stalwart and the new achievements of a first-time Chief Minister in Himachal Pradesh, literally!
2021-10-19
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Politics
Revenge dining during Durga Puja forced Kolkata eateries to down shutters early
Kolkata, Oct 19 (IANS) Owing to year-long lockdown and Covid restrictions for more than 18 months, a huge rush of people to bars and restaurants in Kolkata during Durga Pujas forced many of the premiere dine-outs in the city to go for a forced closure even before the scheduled hours because of a shortage of food and beverages.
2021-10-19
Category: India, West Bengal,National
Centre asks states, UTs to focus on second vax dose
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) The Central government on Tuesday asked all states and Union Territories (UTs) to focus on second dose of vaccination in the light of adequate availability of Covid vaccines. The Union Health Ministry said a sizeable number of beneficiaries who are eligible have not received their second vaccine dose. The states and UTs should focus on the second dose.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
'All kids drink', Raj Congress MLA's video goes viral
Jaipur, Oct 19 (IANS) A video has gone viral on social media in which Rajasthan Congress MLA Meena Kanwar along with her husband Ummed Singh Rathore are seen staging a protest at Jodhpur-based police station asking police to release their relatives, saying children usually drink.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Ahead of its meeting, the FATF has sufficient proof to blacklist Pakistan
New Delhi, Oct 19: The failed Pakistan and IMF talks on Sunday, before the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) Plenary session which is scheduled to be held from October 19, is not good news for the Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan who has been at loggerheads with the powerful military establishment over the issue of appointment of the spy Chief. As per the 2019 IMF deal, the Imran Khan government had agreed to the formal mention of money laundering in the document, thus linking IMF tranches directly to the Financial Action Task Force (FATF). Pakistan, which is on the grey list of the FATF since 2018, was given three months time in June this year to fulfil the remaining conditions by October. The FATF plenary will be held in Paris from October 19-21.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Two groups clash over loud music in Noida
Noida, Oct 19 (IANS) A man was allegedly beaten up by a group of people for playing loud music in Sector 144 of Shahdara village, an official said on Tuesday.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
India logs 9% growth in job postings in September: Report
Bengaluru, Oct 19 (IANS) As India reopens after a long spell of pandemic and lockdowns, job postings in the country were improved by 9 per cent year-on-year (YoY) in September this year, a report said on Tuesday.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Technology
Science Museum in London announces major new climate change gallery
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) The Science Museum in London has announced a landmark new gallery, with Adani Green Energy Limited as the title funder, examining how the world can undergo the fastest energy transition in history to curb climate change. The announcement was made as delegates arrived for a Global Investment Summit hosted at the museum by the Prime Minister Boris Johnson.
2021-10-19
Category: International, India,Art/Culture/Books
Global cues, positive macros push equities higher for 8th day in row (Ld)
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) Positive global cues as well as healthy Q2 results pushed equities higher on Tuesday, the eight consecutive sessions of rally.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Surcharge on power bills of 30K consumers to be waived in Gurugram
Gurugram, Oct 19 (IANS) Dakshin Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam (DHBVN) has announced to waive surcharge on electricity bills of more than 30,000 consumers in Gurugram, officials said.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Haryana,Business/Economy
Iraqi PM announces capture of key IS terrorist
Baghdad, Oct 19 (IANS) Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi announced the arrest of a key Islamic State (IS) terrorist allegedly responsible for a Baghdad bombing five years ago that killed hundreds of people.
2021-10-19
Category: International, Iraq,Politics
Saudi-led coalition in Yemen intensifies strikes against Houthis
Sanaa, Oct 19 (IANS) The Saudi-led coalition in Yemen has intensified the airstrikes against positions of the Houthi militia in the country's oil-rich province of Marib, a military official said.
2021-10-19
Category: International, Yemen,Politics
Prez Kovind, PM Modi convey Eid greetings to nation
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday greeted the country on the birth anniversary of Prophet Muhammad celebrated as Eid-Milad-un-Nabi.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Religion
Stardom doesn't work inside the house, says Sambhavna Seth
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) Actress and social media influencer Sambhavna Seth says that stardom doesn't work inside the house. A star has to leave her ego and attitude outside for a relationship to work.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Dentist-actress Miloni Jhonsa talks about her dream debut in 'Rashmi Rocket'
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Actress Miloni Jhonsa has been receiving a lot of love from the audience for her portrayal of the Indian athletic teams captain in the Taapsee Pannu-starrer 'Rashmi Rocket'.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Kashmir civilian killings, a subtle terror message
Srinagar, Oct 19 (IANS) The selective targeting of civilians by the terrorists in recent days in Kashmir has all the telltale evidence of a sinister message.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Terrorism
England to play first-ever T20I series, three Tests in the Caribbean in 2022
Kensington Oval (Barbados), Oct 19 (IANS) Cricket West Indies (CWI) and the England & Wales Cricket Board (ECB) have announced the match schedule and venues for England Men's T20 Internationals and Test tours of the West Indies in January and March 2022.
2021-10-19
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Death toll in B'desh communal violence reaches 6
Dhaka, Oct 19 (IANS) The death toll in the communal violence in Bangladesh has increased to six, while at least 70 Hindu temples were vandalised across the country, said Rana Dasgupta, General Secretary of the Bangladesh Hindu-Buddha Christian Oikya Parishad.
2021-10-19
Category: International, Bangladesh,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
NIA likely to takeover Kashmir civilian killings probe
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) is likely to hand over the probe of recent civilian killings in Kashmir to the National Investigation Agency (NIA), sources in the security set up said here on Tuesday.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Terrorism
Woman gang-raped for a week in Patna, 5 held
Patna, Oct 19 (IANS) A married woman was allegedly gang-raped for a week by five men in Patna, an official said here on Tuesday.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
NASA's new Lucy asteroid spacecraft faces solar panel glitch
Washington, Oct 19 (IANS) NASA's newly launched Lucy spacecraft, the US space agency's first-ever mission to explore distant asteroids and seek out the origin of our solar system, has faced some issues with one of it solar panels, the agency has said.
2021-10-19
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
After Kishan blow in warm-up, Livingstone expected to be fit for Super 12 opener
Dubai, Oct 19 (IANS) England cricketer Moeen Ali has allayed concerns about Liam Livingstone's fitness after the all-rounder suffered a bruising to his left hand while taking a catch in a warm-up game against India on Monday here.
2021-10-19
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
More trouble for fake antique dealer as Kerala Police register POCSO case
Kochi, Oct 19 (IANS) Already in trouble and under judicial custody, a case under the POCSO Act has been filed against fake antique dealer Monson Mavunkal, police said on Tuesday.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Shreyas Talpade, Rajpal Yadav team up for 'Mannu Aur Munni ki Shaadi'
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Actors Shreyas Talpade and Rajpal Yadav are set to entertain the audience with their impeccable comedy tropes in their upcoming family drama 'Mannu Aur Munni ki Shaadi'.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
JIBS awarded prestigious global engagement seed grant by IBRO
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) In a significant academic development, Jindal Institute of Behavioural Sciences (JIBS) has been awarded the Global Engagement Seed Grant from the prestigious International Brain Research Organisation (IBRO). The grant provides monetary, logistical and human resources' support to JIBS to further its trans-disciplinary research in neurosciences and also expand the community outreach initiatives of the institute in disseminating information about Neurodevelopmental Disorders (NDDs).
2021-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Bank gross NPAs to rise to 8-9%, stressed assets to touch 10-11%: Report
Mumbai, Oct. Oct 19 (IANS) Gross non-performing assets (NPAs) of banks will rise to 8-9 per cent this fiscal, well below the peak of 11.2 per cent seen at the end of fiscal, ratings agency Crisil said in a report.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Procter & Gamble announces Rs 500 Cr 'P&G Rural Growth Fund'
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) Procter & Gamble (P&G) India has announced a Rs 500 crore 'P&G Rural Growth Fund' to accelerate inclusive growth in the Indian rural market.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Zalmay Khalilzad steps down as US special envoy to Afghanistan
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Zalmay Khalilzad, who served as the US Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation since September 2018, has stepped down, Secretary of State Antony Blinken announced.
2021-10-19
Category: International, India,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Istanbul's 250-yr-old historic building to get facelift: Mayor
Istanbul, Oct 19 (IANS) A 250-year-old historic building in Istanbul will get an architectural facelift to turn it into a cultural centre, the Turkish city's Mayor Ekrem Imamoglu announced at the restoration ceremony.
2021-10-19
Category: International, Turkey,Art/Culture/Books
Indians rarely make time for arts and culture, says survey
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANSlife) One of India's leading private museums, the Museum of Art & Photography (MAP) Bengaluru, has released new primary research conducted by the ReReeti Foundation, on audience behaviour in India's cultural sector.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Facebook testing new feature to cross-post feed posts to Instagram
San Francisco, Oct 19 (IANS) Social media giant Facebook is testing a feature that would allow users on its platform to cross-post their posts including photos or videos over to their Instagram.
2021-10-19
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Where East meets West
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANSlife) The Bosporus, a famed waterway that connects Europe with Asia represents a confluence of cultures of the Orient and Occident. From the influences of ancient Greek, Roman, Persian, and Byzantine eras to the Ottoman Empire, a rich culture developed over millennia, of creative influences stemming from both eastern and western civilizations. Byzantines were great traders. They opened trade routes throughout Asia and developed extensive trading relationships with the Middle East and the Orient, including India and China. This fascinating mix of East and West is the design theme of Bosporus, the annual collection by luxury design house Good Earth.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
First big Kannada OTT release, 'Ratnan Prapancha', slated for Oct 22
Bengaluru, Oct 19 (IANS) The stage is set for the October 22 release of the Kannada film 'Ratnan Prapancha', described by its makers as a "travel dramedy", on Amazon Prime Video.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Karnataka,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Romania's PM-designate announces completion of cabinet lineup
Bucharest, Oct 19 (IANS) Romania's Prime Minister-designate Dacian Ciolos announced that he has presented to Parliament his government's program along with the list of his minority cabinet.
2021-10-19
Category: International, Romania,Politics
Number of employees in S.Korea's food service segment rebounds
Seoul, Oct 19 (IANS) The number of employees in the South Korean food service segment rebounded in April from a year earlier as the job market recovered amid the Covid-19 pandemic, data revealed on Tuesday.
2021-10-19
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
Apple showcases Indian-origin women techies' power on world stage
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) It was Indian-origin women techies' turn to take the centre-stage as Apple unveiled its next line-up of products, including an all-powerful MacBook Pro with new M1 chips, next-generation AirPods and other products and services.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,Technology,Diaspora
Ish Sodhi, not Mitchell Santner, should be in the New Zealand playing XI: Dipak Patel
Dubai, Oct 19 (IANS) Former New Zealand spinner and middle-order batter, Dipak Patel, wants tweaker Ish Sodhi in the Black Caps' playing XI for the ICC T20 World Cup ahead of the current left-armer Mitchell Santner.
2021-10-19
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Revision of S.Korean immigration law approved to grant residency to Afghan evacuees
Seoul, Oct 19 (IANS) The South Korean Cabinet on Tuesday approved a revision to the immigration law to grant long-term residency to Afghan evacuees airlifted in August after the Taliban takeover and allow them to get jobs here.
2021-10-19
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
India, Israel, US, UAE ministerial meeting opens possibility of M-E 'Quad' (News Analysis)
New York, Oct 19 (IANS) The foreign policy leaders of India, the US, Israel and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) held a virtual ministerial meeting for what could have the makings of a grouping in the Middle East similar to the Quad, but with a more limited security agenda.
2021-10-19
Category: International, United States,Diplomacy,Politics
Governors, CMs of Telugu states greet Muslims on Eid-e-Milad
Hyderabad, Oct 19 (IANS) Governors and chief ministers of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh on Tuesday greeted Muslims on Eid Milad-un-Nabi, the birthday of Prophet Muhammad.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
India logs 13,058 new Covid cases, 164 deaths
New Delhi, Oct (IANS) India reported 13,058 new Covid cases on Tuesday, the lowest in 231 days, and 164 deaths in the last 24 hours, according to Union Health Ministry data.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
No increase in fuel prices for 2nd consecutive day on Tuesday
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Petrol and diesel prices remained unchanged for the second consecutive on Tuesday providing relief to consumers who have been facing a regular increase in fuel prices in the past few months taking the retail rates to historic high levels.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Iran to discuss nuke topics with EU
Tehran, Oct 19 (IANS) Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh said that Tehran and the European Union (EU) will discuss nuclear topics in Brussels in the coming days.
2021-10-19
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
Telegram crosses 1bn downloads on Google's Play Store
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Encrypted messaging app Telegram has now surpassed 1 billion downloads on the Google Play Store.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Paddy procurement not being done on MSP in UP: Priyanka
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Congres General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi on Tuesday accused the government of not procuring paddy on MSP, compelling the farmers to sell their produce below market price in the open market.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
After HC order, TN govt takes steps to recover encroached temple land
Chennai, Oct 19 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowment (HR&CE) department has begun the paperwork to retrieve 62 acres of encroached land of Arulmigu Trisoolanathar temple in Tirusulam.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Religion
IMD predicts clear sky in Delhi
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecast 'mainly clear sky' in the national capital on Tuesday, with the maximum temperature likely to hover around 29 degrees Celsius and the minimum at 19.9 degrees Celsius.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Impactful Scotland aim for the top as PNG struggle for survival
Al Amerat (Muscat), Oct 19 (IANS) Scotland could be in the best possible position to emerge as the first team from First Round Group B to stake a claim for a 'Super 12' berth when they take on Papua New Guinea in their second match of the ICC T20 World Cup here later on Tuesday.
2021-10-19
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Dutch court opens trial of 2 suspects for journalist's murder
The Hague, Oct 19 (IANS) A Dutch court has started the trial of two suspects for the murder of crime journalist Peter R. de Vries, who was shot in Amsterdam on July 6 and died nine days later.
2021-10-19
Category: International, Netherlands,Politics
New 'Shyam Singha Roy' poster reveals Nani's second avatar
Hyderabad, Oct 19 (IANS) The producers of 'Shyam Singha Roy', a multi-lingual film starring Nani, have dropped a second poster showing the Telugu star in a completely new avatar as Vasu.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Yediyurappa to be conferred with 'Super Corona warrior' award
Davanagere, Oct 19 (IANS) Former Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa will be conferred with 'Super Corona Warrior' award on Tuesday in a function at Honnali near Davanagere.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Russia completes filling gas into 1st string of Nord Stream 2 pipeline
Moscow, Oct 19 (IANS) The procedure for filling the first string of the Nord Stream 2 natural gas pipeline was completed on Monday, the project's operating company owned by Russia's gas industry giant Gazprom announced.
2021-10-19
Category: International, Russian Federation,Politics
Phone-tapping case: K'taka court rejects CBI report, orders fresh probe
Bengaluru, Oct 19 (IANS) The CBI special Court has rejected the 'B report' submitted by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in connection with a phone-tapping case in Karnataka.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Hackers mining third-party apps to steal your health data
San Francisco, Oct 19 (IANS) Hospitals and health care systems have become a major target for hackers during the Covid-19 pandemic and a new report has claimed that third-party apps that pull patient data from electronic health record (EHR) systems are vulnerable to hacking.
2021-10-19
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
N.Korea fires ballistic missile toward East Sea
Seoul, Oct 19 (IANS) North Korea fired a ballistic missile towards the East Sea on Tuesday, the South Korean military said, as Seoul, Washington and Tokyo are cranking up diplomacy to resume dialogue with Pyongyang.
2021-10-19
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
Business leaders join Guterres to reach net-zero emissions
New York, Oct 19 (IANS) At their annual meeting with United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday, the Global Investors for Sustainable Development (GISD) Alliance issued a joint statement outlining concrete actions for the future and reach net-zero emissions.
2021-10-19
Category: International, United States,National,Environment/Wildlife
S.Korea to develop space weather forecast system for military ops
Seoul, Oct 19 (IANS) South Korea has launched a 16.2 billion won ($13.9 million) project to develop a space weather forecast system by 2024 to ensure the stable operations of military assets, such as high-altitude drones, the state arms procurement agency said on Tuesday.
2021-10-19
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
Despite defeat, Namibia rattling Sri Lankan top order becomes the talking point
Abu Dhabi, Oct 19 (IANS) While Namibia's batting would be a cause for concern for their skipper Gerhard Erasmus, there were plenty of promising signs in the bowling department, which brought the Sri Lankan top order to their knees in the First Round Group A match here on Monday.
2021-10-19
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
UP tops in 'ease of committing crime', says Akhilesh
Lucknow, Oct 19 (IANS) Samajwadi Party (SP) President Akhilesh Yadav said that Uttar Pradesh has topped the "ease of committing crime" graph.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
UP: Dental student found hanging in hostel room
Moradabad (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 19 (IANS) A second year student of MDS (Master of Dental Surgery) in the Teerthanker Mahaveer University (TMU) here was found hanging from the ceiling fan of her room.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Opposition to TN minister's plan to convert central prisons into open-air jails
Chennai, Oct 19 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Law Minister S. Regupathy's statement that the central prisons in the state would be converted into open-air jails has met with stiff opposition with former police officers, political parties, and social organisations opposing the minister.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Kangana shares her four looks from spy thriller 'Dhaakad'
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) 'Thalaivi' is still alive in public memory and expectations are high from 'Tejas', Kangana Ranaut's upcoming film on a woman pilot in the Indian Air Force, but there's no stopping the actress. She has announced on social media that her action-packed spy thriller, 'Dhaakad', is releasing on April 8, 2022.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
29 foreigners caught cheating on Korean language test
Seoul, Oct 19 (IANS) Twenty-nine foreign nationals got caught cheating on a recent Korean language proficiency test, the organiser of the test said on Tuesday.
2021-10-19
Category: International, South Korea,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Bar Council of UP calls for strike against killing of lawyer
Prayagraj (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 19 (IANS) The Bar Council of UP has asked lawyers across the state to abstain from judicial work on Wednesday in protest against the killing of a lawyer in the court premises of Shahjahanpur district.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Bowling impressive, but top order still down in the dumps: Sri Lanka's Rajapaksa
Abu Dhabi, Oct 19 (IANS) Sri Lanka cricketer Bhanuka Rajapaksa was impressed with the performance of the frontline bowlers in the massive seven-wicket victory against Namibia in a First Round Group A game at the ICC T20 World Cup here, but added the former T20 world champions "can' be happy with all of the performance because there are many parts we need to improve".
2021-10-19
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Markets open on positive note
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) The 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex) on Tuesday opened on a positive note during the morning trade.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Apple updates Final Cut Pro, Logic Pro for new MacBook Prp
Cupertino (California), Oct 19 (IANS) Apple has announced new updates to Final Cut Pro and Logic Pro to take full advantage of the power as well as performance of the M1 Pro, Max chips in the all-new MacBook Pro.
2021-10-19
Category: International, Mexico,Technology
Mel Brooks' classic, 'History of the World, Part I', to get a sequel
Los Angeles, Oct 19 (IANS) The Mel Brooks comedy classic, 'History of the World, Part I', which was released in 1981 to mixed reviews, will have a sequel in the form of an eight-part series titled 'History of the World, Part II', to be streamed on the OTT platform Hulu in the Spring of 2022, reports 'Variety'.
2021-10-19
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
US representative for N.Korea to visit Seoul this week
Seoul, Oct 19 (IANS) US special representative for North Korea, Sung Kim announced that he will visit Seoul this week for talks with his South Korean counterpart on ways to restart dialogue with Pyongyang.
2021-10-19
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
AAP to take out 'free bijli guarantee yatras' in UP
Lucknow, Oct 19 (IANS) Buoyed by the response to its promise of providing 300 units of electricity free to every household if voted to power, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is now planning to take out 'Free Bijli Guarantee Yatras' across the state.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Haryana's 76.3% population has Covid-19 antibodies
Chandigarh, Oct 19 (IANS) Haryana's third Covid-19 sero survey with a sample size of 36,520 has found that 76.3 per cent of the population -- 78.1 per cent in urban and 75.1 per cent in rural areas -- has virus antibodies.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Punjab,National,Health/Medicine
'Kala Namak' as 'prasad' for guests at Kushinagar airport inauguration
Lucknow, Oct 19 (IANS) All important guests, including Ambassadors of various countries, Sri Lankan president, 25 representatives and 100 Buddha Bhikshu (pilgrims) who will attend the inauguration of Kushinagar international airport on Wednesday (October 20), will be given packets of 'Kala Namak' rice as 'prasad'.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Russia suspends mission to NATO
Moscow, Oct 19 (IANS) The Russian Foreign Ministry announced that it has decided to suspend the operation of the Russian Permanent Mission to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) in retaliation for the alliance's "unfriendly actions".
2021-10-19
Category: International, Russian Federation,Politics
'Czech Prez currently unable to perform any duties due to health reasons'
Prague, Oct 19 (IANS) Czech President Milos Zeman is "currently unable to perform any work duties due to health reasons", Senate Speaker Milos Vystrcilhas announced.
2021-10-19
Category: International, Czech Republic,Politics
Covid resurgence in northern US states amid colder weather
Washington, Oct 19 (IANS) Some northern US states are starting to witness a Covid-19 resurgence as the weather is getting colder amid the onset of the winter season, raising concerns over a "twindemic" of the flu and coronavirus.
2021-10-19
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
God has decided who will win Goa Assembly polls: BJP leader
Panaji, Oct 19 (IANS) Amid a raging debate on the alleged denigration of indigenous deity Shantadurga in the politically charged atmosphere in Goa, a BJP leader has said that God has already decided who will be the victor and the vanquished in the upcoming 2022 state Assembly polls.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
US industrial production tumbles in Sep
Washington, Oct 19 (IANS) US industrial production tumbled in September due to the lingering effects of Hurricane Ida and severe supply constraints, the Federal Reserve said.
2021-10-19
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy,Politics
Polygraph test of accused rejected in Narendra Giri death case
Prayagraj (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 19 (IANS) The chief judicial magistrate (CJM) has rejected the CBI application for a polygraph test of Anand Giri, Adya Prasad and his son Sandeep Tiwari, the three accused in the Mahant Narendra Giri's death case.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Trump sues to block Congress from obtaining documents related to Capitol riot
Washington, Oct 19 (IANS) Former US President Donald Trump has filed a lawsuit against the National Archives and a House special committee investigating the January 6 Capitol riot in a bid to block Congress from obtaining certain documents related to the insurrection.
2021-10-19
Category: International, United States,Politics
SIT begins questioning farmers in Lakhimpur Kheri incident
Lakhimpur Kheri (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 19 (IANS) The Special Investigation Team (SIT), probing the Lakhimpur Kheri incident, has started zeroing in on local farmers.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Apple launches M1 Pro, M1 Max chips with improved performance
Cupertino (California), Oct 19 (IANS) Apple has unveiled its two latest computer-focused ARM-based Systems-On-a-Chip (SOCs), the M1 Pro and M1 Max.
2021-10-19
Category: International, Mexico,Technology
Global Covid-19 caseload tops 241 mn
Washington, Oct 19 (IANS) The global coronavirus caseload has topped 241 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 4.90 million and vaccinations soared to over 6.61 billion, according to the Johns Hopkins University.
2021-10-19
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
BJP leader among 4 more held in Lakhimpur case
Lakhimpur Kheri, Oct 19 (IANS) Four more persons, including a BJP leader who was seen inside the SUV that mowed down protesting farmers in Lakhimpur Kheri on October 3, have been arrested.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Mind of the game
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) While awards may not be something new for Professor Emeritus Jitendra Mohan, Department of Psychology, Panjab University (Chandigarh), considering his extensive research and work in the fields of experimental, positive and sport psychology, but the recent Honor Award of 'International Society of Sport Psychology' (ISSP) for the year 2021 during the 15th World Congress of Sports Psychology at Taipei is definitely one which has left him humbled.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National
Reuters investigation on Amazon snowballs into fiery letter by 5 US lawmakers
New York, Oct 19 (IANS) Five members of a US congressional committee have told Amazon Inc that it led them on the wrong road during a probe on business practices.
2021-10-19
Category: International, United States,Politics,Technology
US will not join Afghanistan talks hosted by Russia
Washington, Oct 19 (IANS) The US will not join talks on Afghanistan hosted by Russia this week, the Department of State has said.
2021-10-19
Category: International, United States,Diplomacy
BJP MLA gets five years in jail for forgery
Ayodhya (UP), Oct 19 (IANS) Indra Pratap Tiwari, popularly known as Khabbu Tiwari, BJP MLA from Gosaiganj in Ayodhya, has been sentenced to five years imprisonment by a special court in a 28-year-old case of using a fake mark sheet to get admission in college.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Former UP Assembly Speaker passes away
Lucknow, Oct 19 (IANS) Former Uttar Pradesh Assembly Speaker and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) MLA, Sukhdev Rajbhar died here on Monday night following a prolonged illness.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Delhi, TN lead India's switch to electric cooking with 17% adoption: CEEW
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) States such as Delhi, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Assam, and Kerala have seen a gradual uptick in the adoption of electric cooking (eCooking) devices, according to an independent study released by the Council on Energy, Environment and Water (CEEW).
2021-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife