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All-round Stoinis leads KXIP to victory over DC in Super Over
Dubai, Sep 20 (IANS) A brilliant all-round effort from Marcus Stoinis along with sharp bowling from Kagiso Rabada in the Super Over helped Delhi Capitals beat Kings XI Punjab at the Dubai International Stadium on Sunday.
2020-09-20
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Gujarat sees 1,407 new Covid cases, 17 more deaths
Gandhinagar, Sep 20 (IANS) Gujarat on Sunday saw 1,407 new coronavirus cases, taking its tally to 1,23,337, while the death toll rose to 3,322 as 17 more patients succumbed.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Delhi: Car turns into fireball on BRT track, driver hurt
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) A taxi car driver sustained severe burns when his vehicle erupted in fire on a Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) track in South Delhi, police said on Sunday.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Djokovic reaches final in Rome with 7-5, 6-3 win over Rudd
Rome, Sep 20 (IANS) World number one Novak Djokovic on Sunday reached the final of the Italian Open with a 7-5, 6-3 victory over Casper Rudd.
2020-09-20
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Tennis
'Irresponsible behaviour' behind Covid spike: Harsh Vardhan
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Sunday held "irresponsible behaviour" of people responsible for the surge of Covid-19 cases in the country, and appealed to Lok Sabha MPs to spread awareness regarding the pandemic.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
B'desh issues over 200 import permits for 88K tonnes of onions
Dhaka, Sep 20 (IANS) Bangladesh importers have been eagerly waiting for onion consignments to get cleared from Chittagong port, a day after the Indian government allowed pre-contracted onions to enter the markets.
2020-09-20
Category: International, Bangladesh,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
LS passes National Forensic Sciences, Rashtriya Raksha Universities Bills
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The Lok Sabha on Sunday passed the National Forensic Sciences University Bill, 2020 and Rashtriya Raksha University Bill, 2020 with voice vote within minutes after they were moved for passage.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National
Delhi couple commits suicide by consuming poison
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) A couple allegedly committed suicide by consuming poison in their rented accomodation in north Delhi's Samaypur Badli area on Sunday, police said.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
LS passes Bill for legal framework to bilateral netting of QFCs
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The Lok Sabha on Sunday unanimously passed a Bill which seeks to provide a legal framework for bilateral netting of Qualified Financial Contracts (QFC) which are over-the-counter derivatives contracts.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Farm bills will pave way for new option to farmers: Haryana Min
Gurugram, Sep 20 (IANS) In the wake of protests by Punjab and Haryana farmers against three ordinances passed by the Centre, Haryana Agriculture Minister J.P. Dalal on Sunday said that the proposed farm bills are historic and in favour of farmers' interests.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Haryana,National,Politics
Shaheen Afridi takes four wickets in four balls in T20 match
London, Sep 20 (IANS) Pakistan fast bowler Shaheen Afridi took four wickets in four balls to lead Hampshire to victory over Middlesex on Sunday in the Vitality Blast.
2020-09-20
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Top Indian, Chinese military leaders to meet again on Monday, Pangong Lake on agenda
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Top Indian and Chinese military commanders will meet on Monday at Moldo to discuss the border dispute, especially in the Pangong Lake area, in eastern Ladakh, sources said. This would be the sixth meeting between two military commanders in the last four months.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
3 most unwanted bowling records Ashwin, Mishra, Chawla hold
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Leg-spinners Piyush Chawla and Amit Mishra, and off-spinner R Ashwin hold three of the most unwanted IPL bowling records that, given a choice, they would any day trade with some of the 125-odd wickets each one has captured in the tournament.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Covid death toll crosses 8K mark in Karnataka
Bengaluru, Sep 20 (IANS) Death toll due to Covid-19 rose to 8,023 in Karnataka, with 101 patients succumbing to the infection between Saturday and Sunday, health officials said.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
LG Uplus joins Google Cloud for 5G mobile edge computing tech
Seoul, Sep 20 (IANS) LG Uplus Corp, a major South Korean mobile carrier, said on Sunday that it is joining forces with Google to jointly develop 5G mobile edge computing (MEC) technology.
2020-09-20
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
'HC verdict's aim to ensure M.P. Birla Group's smooth functioning'
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The sole objective of the judgment of the Calcutta High Court last week is to protect and preserve the estate which includes the controlling block of shares in the M.P. Birla Group, sources said.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Business/Economy
Mumbai to get 150 more suburban train services from Monday
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Mumbai will get an additional 150 suburban services on the Western Railway (WR) which will ease the commuting travails for officegoers and those in essential services permitted by the Maharashtra government, officials said here on Sunday.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,National
Gurugram: Three arrested for throwing mobile phones into jail
Gurugram, Sep 20 (IANS) The Gurugram police have arrested three people involved in providing inmates of the Bhondsi jail with mobile phones by throwing them over the wall into the jail, officials said on Sunday.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Opposition parties think they are 'Baadshah': Pralhad Joshi on RS mayhem
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi on Sunday criticised the behaviour of the opposition in the Rajya Sabha when two agriculture Bills were being passed, saying "they think of themselves as Baadshah".
2020-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
32,238 paramilitary personnel contracted Covid: Government
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) A total of 32,238 Central Armed Police Force (CAPF) personnel tested positive for Covid-19 so far, the Parliament was informed on Sunday.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Defence/Security
Cops take wheels off stunt bikers, 5 nabbed (Ld)
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The stunt bikers who were high on an adrenaline rush early on Sunday morning at Vikas Marg in east Delhi were identified with the help of video footage and by evening they were nabbed by Delhi Police.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Are there any doubts: Tendulkar backs MI to win title
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Batting great Sachin Tendulkar has no doubts as to which team he is supporting this season in the Indian Premier League (IPL).
2020-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Stoinis' blistering 53 drags DC to 157/8 against KXIP
Dubai, Sep 20 (IANS) Marcus Stoinis (53) dragged Delhi Capitals to 157/8 with a blistering half century after a stellar show from Mohammed Shami (3/15), backed by valuable shifts put in by debutant Ravi Bishnoi (1/22) and Sheldon Cottrell (2/24) made it look like Kings XI Punjab may have a small target to chase in the second match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) season on Sunday.
2020-09-20
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
'Black day' for parliamentary democracy: Congress
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Responding to the ministers' press briefing led by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on the agri Bills, the Congress called the behaviour of the government as a "black day" in Indias democratic history.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Tharoor slams Centre's Covid management strategy
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Hitting out at the central government for its "mismanagement" in handling the Covid-19 pandemic, Congress MP Shashi Tharoor urged the Centre to become more transparent in its functioning and recognise the "follies" of the current approach.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Transgender activist joins Karnataka Congress
Bengaluru, Sep 20 (IANS) LGBTQ community representative and transgender activist Akkai Padmashali has joined the Karnataka unit of the Congress, a party official said on Sunday.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Active Covid cases in Andhra plummet below 80K mark
Amaravati, Sep 20 (IANS) Active coronavirus cases in Andhra Pradesh plummeted below 80,000 mark on Sunday, officials said.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Assam police recruitment test: CM orders probe into paper 'leak'
Guwahati, Sep 20 (IANS) Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal has ordered an inquiry into the leak of a question paper of a written examination for recruitment of police sub-inspectors, scheduled for Sunday, officials said.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Assam,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Education
Chinese Communist Party announces plan to take control of private sector
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) China's President Xi Jinping and the Communist Party's Central Committee have laid out a plan in which the party has better control over private business in China.
2020-09-20
Category: International, India,Politics
Bihar BJP chief compares Tejashwi with Aurangzeb
Patna, Sep 20 (IANS) Bihar BJP chief Sanjay Jaiswal compared Leader of Opposition Tejashwi Yadav with Mughal emperor Aurangzeb on Sunday.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Delhi Assembly panel issues fresh notice of appearance to FB India VP
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Days after social media giant Facebook didn't turn up before the Delhi Assembly panel, the committee on Sunday issued fresh summons to the tech company's India Vice President and Managing Director Ajit Mohan.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Technology
Record 26,000 Covid patients cured as Maha tally crosses 12 lakh
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Maharashtra's Covid-19 tally on Sunday crossed 12 lakh even as a record 26,408 patients were fully cured and returned home, including a 106-year-old great-grandmother, state Health Minister Rajesh Tope said here.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Over 19,000 cases pending before NCLTs till July 31
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) A total of 19,844 cases were pending before the National Company Appellate Tribunal's (NCLT) various benches as of July 31, Parliament was informed on Sunday.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights
'Shameful': Rajnath, top ministers slam opposition for RS mayhem
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The government fronted six of its top ministers to launch a scathing attack on the opposition on Sunday as Rajnath Singh said the behaviour meted out to the Deputy Chairperson of the Rajya Sabha was not just "unprecedented" but "shameful".
2020-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Punjab CM vows to fight on 'anti-farmer' laws
Chandigarh, Sep 20 (IANS) Vowing to fight till his last breath to protect the interests of the state's farmers, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Sunday said his government will take the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and its allies, including the Akalis, to court over the new "unconstitutional, undemocratic and anti-farmer laws" of the central government.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Felt like a senior walking into the team: Ashwin
Dubai, Sep 20 (IANS) Ravichandran Ashwin made his debut for Delhi Capitals against his former team Kings XI Punjab on Sunday but the spinner said that he already felt like one of the seniors when he first came to the team.
2020-09-20
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Varun Sharma: Intrigued with wildlife filmmaking
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Actor Varun Sharma says he has always been fascinated and intrigued with the whole process of wildlife filmmaking.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Heavy rains lash Karnataka's temple town Udupi
Udupi, Sep 20 (IANS) Heavy rains and gusty winds lashed Karnataka's temple town Udupi, flooding low-laying areas and disrupting normal life, an official said on Sunday.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Environment/Wildlife
Non-tax revenue of Rs 84,000 cr collected so far in FY21: Govt
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The Union Government has collected non-tax revenue of Rs 84,023.78 crore so far in the current financial year, Parliament was told on Sunday.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Goa CM hails passage of farm bills, says 'will do away with middlemen'
Panaji, Sep 20 (IANS) Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Sunday hailed the passage of the farm bills in the Rajya Sabha, saying these bills will benefit farmers of the country in the real sense by doing away with the middlemen involved in the procurement of farm produce.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Telangana on alert after heavy rainfall warning
Hyderabad, Sep 20 (IANS) Telangana on Sunday sounded an alert following a warning by the India Meteorological Department that there might be heavy to very heavy rainfall in some parts of the state.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Rs 9,538 cr collected via 'Vivad Se Vishwas' scheme: Govt
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The Centre has so far collected a total revenue of Rs 9,538 crore through "Vivad Se Vishwas", the dispute resolution scheme for direct tax, Parliament was informed on Sunday.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Politics
J&K's Covid tally reaches 63,990 with 1,457 new cases
Srinagar, Sep 20 (IANS) As many as 1,457 more people tested coronavirus positive in Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday, taking the tally in the Union Territory to 63,990, health officials said.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
Mamata postpones north Bengal visit as heavy rain forecast
Kolkata, Sep 20 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday postponed her scheduled review meetings in north Bengal, following predictions of heavy rains in several parts of the state over the next few days.
2020-09-20
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Staying indoors was difficult but gave time to strategise: Rahul
Dubai, Sep 20 (IANS) Kings XI Punjab skipper KL Rahul chose to bowl first after winning the toss against Delhi Capitals on Sunday and said that he doesn't really know what to expect from the pitch at the Dubai International Stadium.
2020-09-20
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
'Covid-19 pandemic warrants overhaul of public transportation'
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Public transport was one of the first sectors to be impacted due to the coronavirus pandemic and as the sector opens up in a staggered manner, there have been calls for its overhaul, along with the focus on safety and hygiene.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Anurag Kashyap gets support from colleagues after MeToo row
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) After actress Payal Ghosh accused Anurag Kashyap of sexual misconduct, several celebrities from the industry have come forward to support the filmmaker, saying #MeToo movement should not be misused.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Vivek Oberoi joins Shweta Tiwari's daughter Palak's debut film 'Rosie'
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Apart from producing, actor Vivek Oberoi will also be seen acting in the debut film of Shweta Tiwari's daughter Palak Tiwari.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Karl Urban: 'The Boys' season 2 deals with issues of racism
Los Angeles, Sep 20 (IANS) Actor Karl Urban says superhero satire "The Boys" is a fun show, which gives them an opportunity to explore current social things through the narrative.
2020-09-20
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz
GST compensation: 1st option set to get nod with 21 states on board
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) With 21 states expressing their preference for the Borrowing Option-1 proposed by the Centre to meet the GST compensation needs of states this year, decks have been cleared for the GST Council to approve the new compensation mechanism and make it universally applicable across all states and Union Territories at its next meeting on October 5.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Politics
B.Tech graduate held for exploiting girls on pretext of modelling jobs
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The Delhi police have arrested a 32-year-old man accused of sexually exploiting girls on the pretext of getting them modelling jobs in the national capital.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National
'Farmers aware of Cong's duplicity': Nadda launches offensive
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The opposition may be mounting an all-out attack on the Centre over the passage of the two agri Bills, but the treasury benches are not sitting idle either.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Kohli's RCB to face Warner's SunRisers (IPL Match 3 Preview)
Dubai, Sep 20 (IANS/GloFans) After finishing fourth in the 2019 Indian Premier League (IPL), SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) will start their campaign in this year's edition with a game against Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) -- a team seeking their maiden title -- at the iconic Dubai International Cricket stadium here on Monday.
2020-09-20
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
ICMR completes second serosurvey, analysis underway in final stage
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has completed the second round of the countrywide serological survey (serosurvey) to detect the prevalence of the COVID-19 disease and its analysis is underway in the final stage, the ICMR informed on Sunday.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Anurag Kashyap's first wife calls MeToo charge against him the 'cheapest stunt'
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Aarti Bajaj, first wife of Anurag Kashyap, has come out in support of the filmmaker, who has been accused by budding actress Payal Ghosh for sexual harassment.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Woman alleges gang-rape in Delhi 5-star hotel, one held
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) A woman, working as a tourist guide-cum-ticket booking agent, alleged that she was gang-raped in a five-star hotel in Delhi's Connaught Place after being enticed there on the pretext of providing her a loan at subsidised rates.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Sudarshan News plea in SC: Pained by broadcast of 'Hindu Terror' on NDTV
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Sudarshan News in an additional affidavit in the Supreme Court said it will follow all the laws during the broadcast of its show, but that it was shocked and pained when NDTV on September 17, 2008, had broadcast a show titled as 'Hindu Terror: Myth or Fact?'
2020-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National
Kings XI Punjab choose to bowl first against Delhi Capitals
Dubai, Sep 20 (IANS) Kings XI Punjab chose to bowl first against Delhi Capitals at the Dubai International Stadium on Sunday.
2020-09-20
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Bubble life is very challenging: Warner
Dubai, Sep 20 (IANS) Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) captain David Warner is one of the players who traded one bio-bubble for another when he came to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for the Indian Premier League (IPL).
2020-09-20
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Make all news channels follow NBSA directives, SC urged
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The News Broadcasters Association (NBA) has requested the Supreme Court to grant recognition to its News Broadcasting Standards Authority (NBSA) so as to make all news channels, members or otherwise, duty-bound to follow its directives and also be liable to penalties.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Media
Barca starlet Puig to be loaned out, says coach Koeman
Madrid, Sep 20 (IANS) FC Barcelona's talented young midfielder Riqui Puig looks as if he is going to be spending the season on loan elsewhere, local media reported on Sunday.
2020-09-20
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Audio capsules: A boon for visually impaired students
Lucknow, Sep 20 (IANS) Audio capsules recorded by a faculty member of a degree college in Uttar Pradesh have proved to be a boon for visually challenged students.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education
UP man nabbed for importing drugs from US
Lucknow, Sep 20 (IANS) The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) has arrested a person from here and seized 2.7 kg of bud (curated marijuana) concealed in an air compressor machine at Delhi.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
11-kg tumour extracted from Mumbai woman's abdomen
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Doctors in Mumbai have extracted a gigantic 11-kg tumour from the abdomen of a 55-year-old woman after a marathon nine-hour surgery.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
ISL: Bengaluru FC launch home kit for 2020-21 season
Bengaluru, Sep 20 (IANS) Bengaluru FC launched their home kit for the 2020-21 season with the JSW Group returning for a second stint as the club's principal sponsor, the Blues announced on Saturday.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Football
Malaika Arora opens up about overcoming Covid-19
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Actress Malaika Arora says she feels blessed to have overcome Covid-19 with minimum pain.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Kareena wants to sit back, pray on her 40th birthday
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Ahead of her 40th birthday on Monday, actress Kareena Kapoor Khan posted a note of gratitude.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Bihar BJP launches toll-free number for manifesto suggestions
Patna, Sep 20 (IANS) In the run-up to the Bihar Assembly elections, the BJP's state unit launched a toll-free number on Sunday for receiving suggestions from the public for its election manifesto.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Kohli's RCB to face Warner's SunRisers (IPL Match 3 Preview)
Dubai, Sep 20 (IANS/GloFans) After finishing fourth in the 2019 Indian Premier League (IPL), SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) will start their present campaign with a game against the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB), who are looking for their maiden title, at the iconic Dubai International Cricket stadium here on Monday.
2020-09-20
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Naidu goes into huddle after unprecedented Rajya Sabha ruckus
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Soon after an unprecedented ruckus broke out in the Rajya Sabha with some House members squatting in the premises that forced the Lok Sabha to be delayed, a high-level meeting was convened at the residence of Rajya Sabha Chairman Venkaiah Naidu.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Sushant's sister praises SSR's wax statue's sculptor
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Shweta Singh Kirti, a sister of late actor Sushant Singh Rajput, was touched to see a sculptor carving a statue of her late brother in wax.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
FCRA Bill introduced in LS to make Aadhaar mandatory for foreign contribution
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The Centre on Sunday introduced the Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Amendment Bill, 2020 in the Lok Sabha to make the earlier law more stringent and make Aadhaar mandatory for registration and to give the government powers to stop utilisation of foreign funds by an organisation through a "summary enquiry".
2020-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Vulture census in UP soon
Pilibhit (UP), Sep 20 (IANS) A census of vultures will soon be conducted in Uttar Pradesh by the Institute of Wildlife Conservation (IWC) at Lucknow University.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
Delhi Capitals pacer Ishant sustains back injury: Report
Dubai, Sep 20 (IANS) Delhi Capitals fast bowler Ishant Sharma has reportedly sustained a back injury during a practice session in Dubai and looks doubtful for Sunday's IPL game against Kings XI Punjab.
2020-09-20
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Rs 4.29 lakh cr cost overrun reported in 432 infra projects
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) As many as 432 infrastructure projects, each worth at least Rs 150 crore, have reported total cost overruns of over Rs 4.29 lakh crore, according to data from the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Agri Bills historic, in farmers' interest: Modi tweets in Punjabi
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) In the wake of protests by farmers in Punjab and Haryana against three agriculture-related Bills, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday assured the farmers -- through tweets in Punjabi language -- that the proposed laws were historic and in their interest.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Karisma Kapoor recalls working with late veteran actress Sridevi
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Karisma Kapoor feels honoured on working with late veteran actress Sridevi in Shakti: The Power.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Xiaomi's cheapest phone with 108MP camera may launch soon
Beijing, Sep 20 (IANS) Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi is reportedly working on a new smartphone with a 108MP camera and it will be the cheapest one from the company so far.
2020-09-20
Category: International, China,Technology
I really admire KKR coach McCullum, says pacer Cummins
Abu Dhabi, Sep 20 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) pacer Pat Cummins has said he is happy to have head coach Brendon McCullum by his side as the team aims to win a third title.
2020-09-20
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Anti-tobacco body welcomes NGT's move on disposal of cigarette,bidi butts
Panaji, Sep 20 (IANS) The National Organisation for Tobacco Eradication on Sunday welcomed the direction of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) to the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) to lay down guidelines for disposal of cigarette and bidi butts within three months.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Goa,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Sukhbir urges President not to sign farm Bills
Chandigarh, Sep 20 (IANS) Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) President Sukhbir Singh Badal on Sunday urged President Ram Nath Kovind not to sign the farm Bills.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Man held in POCSO case found hanging in lock-up, kin cry foul
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) A 38-year-old man held in a POCSO case was found hanging in the lock-up of the Samaypur Badli police station in Delhi's Outer North District on Sunday morning, following which his kin accused police of torturing him to death.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
How will the govt ensure farmers get MSP, asks Chidambaram
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) As Parliament passed the two contentious agricultural Bills on Sunday, former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram asked the government how it will guarantee that farmers get the minimum support price (MSP) for their produce.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Huawei working on a new phone with an in-display selfie shooter
Beijing, Sep 20 (IANS) Chinese smartphone maker Huawei has patented a new smartphone with an under-screen selfie shooter and a periscopic zoom lens.
2020-09-20
Category: International, China,Technology
Bihar's 'Canal Man' Loungi gifted tractor
Gaya (Bihar), Sep 20 (IANS) Loungi Bhuiyan, Bihar's own 'Canal Man' who single-handedly cut out a 5-km-long canal to bring water to his native village Kolithwa, has won all-round applause for his toil of 20 years, with the Mahindra Group now gifting him a tractor.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Bihar,National
Aamna Sharif on building relationships with co-actors
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) It seems actress Aamna Sharif has found a great friend in her co-star Parth Samthaan.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Cong to move no-confidence motion against RS Deputy Chairman
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The Congress has alleged that the conduct of Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman Harivansh Narain Singh was "undemocratic" and the party will bring a no-confidence motion on the issue.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
I will not enter into any conflict with Messi: Barcelona club President
Barcelona, Sep 20 (IANS) FC Barcelona President Josep Maria Bartomeu has urged everyone to look beyond the Lionel Messi saga where the star forward tried to quit the club last month.
2020-09-20
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Goa Guv's nod to end allowance scheme, Cong flays govt
Panaji, Sep 20 (IANS) The Goa Governor on Sunday gave approval to the state government's decision to end a house building allowance scheme for government servants and lawmakers, drawing criticism from the opposition Congress.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Tripura Guv stresses on need for govt, media relations
Agartala, Sep 20 (IANS) Tripura Governor Ramesh Bais has stressed upon the positive relations between the government and the media, saying that he would take initiatives to uphold this tradition, an official said on Sunday.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics
Diesel prices fall again on easing global crude prices
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Diesel prices continued to decline for the fourth consecutive day on Sunday on the back of falling global crude prices.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Delhi court grants bail to accused in BPSL money laundering case
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) A Delhi court has granted bail to various employees of Bhushan Power and Steel Limited (BPSL) in a money laundering case against them.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Andhra's second Kisan Rail chugs off for Delhi with tomatoes, fruits
Anantapur (Andhra Pradesh), Sep 20 (IANS) Eleven days after the virtual flagging off of the first South Indian Kisan Rail from Anantapur in AP, the second one chugged off on Sunday morning from the southern state, laden with tomatoes and fruits to Nagpur and New Delhi.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Business/Economy
Payal Dev: Had so much fun composing 'LOL'
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Music composer-singer Payal Dev says she had fun composing the song 'LOL', and feels that millennials will relate to the feel-good track.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Woman held with pistol at Metro station in Gurugram
Gurugram, Sep 20 (IANS) A woman was apprehended by CISF personnel at the Sikanderpur Metro station in Gurugram for allegedly carrying a pistol in her bag, police said on Sunday.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
When young Arjun Kapoor accompanied father Boney Kapoor to sets of 'Shakti'
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) The Karisma Kapoor and Sanjay Kapoor-starrer "Shakti: The Power" completed 18 years on Sunday.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
We should certainly be talking about it: Ponting on taking a knee
Dubai, Sep 20 (IANS) Australian batting great Ricky Ponting feels there should be conversation about taking a knee in support of the Black Lives Matter movement.
2020-09-20
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Youth Congress protesters stopped on Haryana border
Chandigarh, Sep 20 (IANS) Hundreds of Youth Congress activists, led by party's Punjab unit President Sunil Jakhar, were stopped from heading towards Delhi at the Haryana border near Ambala on Sunday with the police using water cannons to disperse them.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
'Here to serve our farmers': Modi allays fears over farm Bills
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday again sought to assure the opposition on minimum support price (MSP) and to allay the fears of farmers after the two agriculture Bills were passed by Parliament with the Rajya Sabha giving its nod.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Delhi Police on toes as farmers chant 'Dilli Chalo' with tractors, grievances
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) As farmers march towards the national capital to voice their discontent over the contentious agri Bills, two of the Bills have already been passed by both Houses of Parliament - the Farmers' Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Ordinance, 2020 and the Farmers (Empowerment and Protection) Agreement on Price Assurance and Farm Services Ordinance, 2020.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Baby Leagues football tackles drug trafficking menace in Pulwama
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The Golden Baby Leagues, a unique initiative for kids between six and 13 years, has helped fight the menace of drug trafficking in Pulwama, Kashmir, a statement from the All India Football Federation (AIFF) said on Sunday.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Sony apologises for PS5 pre-order mess, assures more stocks soon
Tokyo, Sep 20 (IANS) Sony has apologised for PS5 pre-orders being a bit of a mess which caused many gamers to miss out on securing a console.
2020-09-20
Category: International, Japan,Technology
Focus to shift to Primary market (Market Watch)
The week gone by had plenty of action and was volatile. While the benchmark indices were just about flat, BSEHEALTHCARE and BSEIT gained significant ground and helped the benchmark indices. Similarly post the SEBI announcement on multi-cap funds being directed to match the allocation of stocks based on their definition of large cap, midcap and Smallcap at 25 per cent each as a threshold level, we saw BSEMIDCAP and BSESMALLCAP indices gain substantially.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Opinion/Commentary
Hyderabad Airport gets AIC's health accreditation for safe travel
Hyderabad, Sep 20 (IANS) Hyderabad International Airport on Sunday said it has achieved the Airport Council International's Airport Health Accreditation for safe travel.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine
6 drug peddlers held in Bengaluru
Bengaluru, Sep 20 (IANS) Six drug peddlers, including two Nigerians, have been arrested in separate cases and different types of drugs/banned substances seized from them, Bengaluru police said on Sunday.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Lok Sabha adjourned till 4 p.m. on farm Bill protest in RS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The Lok Sabha was on Sunday adjourned till 4 p.m., following uproar in the Rajya Sabha after the upper House passed two agriculture-related Bills amid protests by opposition members.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Rana Daggubati to host animated series
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Actor Rana Daggubati will soon be seen hosting an animated series, Why are you?, and describes the web series as a quirky irreverent fiction comedy.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Village secretariat exams underway in Andhra Pradesh
Amaravati, Sep 20 (IANS) Examination for jobs in Andhra Pradesh village secretariats is currently underway, with thousands of aspirants turning up for the exam on Sunday.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Regular, online classes choice as schools reopen in Andhra Monday
Amaravati, Sep 20 (IANS) School students in Andhra Pradesh have the choice to attend classes in person or online from Monday, as the state government has allowed schools to reopen for students from ninth standard to 12th standard.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Education,Health/Medicine
Plight of Yamuna to be highlighted on World Rivers Day
Agra, Sep 20 (IANS) Ahead of the world rivers day on September 27, the river activists in Agra cleaned up the Yamuna riverbank, opposite the Etmauddaula tomb and planted saplings of Kadamb, a favourite of Sri Krishna.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Liquidity package: Rs 70,590 cr in loans sanctioned to discoms
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Loans totalling Rs 70,590 crore have been sanctioned so far to power distribution companies (discom) out of the Rs 90,000-crore liquidity package announced by the Centre, Union Power Minister RK Singh told the Rajya Sabha on Sunday.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Amid 'ease of business' claims, going remains tough for MNCs
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The Modi government has left no stone unturned in inviting foreign investors with claims of an improved business environment backed by unprecedented reforms in the past six years, but what many industry players face is a different story altogether.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Journalist's bail plea: Didn't commit crime, framed in false case
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Freelance journalist Rajeev Sharma arrested under the Official Secrets Act has claimed innocence, telling a Delhi court in his bail plea that he did not commit any crime but framed in a false case.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights,Media
Karnataka legislature set for stormy Monsoon Session
Bengaluru, Sep 20 (IANS) The Karnataka legislature is set for a stormy Monsoon Session starting Monday as the ruling BJP and the opposition Congress brace for a showdown on a number of issues amid the coronavirus pandemic.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
I'll not enter into any conflict with Messi: Barcelona boss
Barcelona, Sep 20 (IANS) FC Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu has urged everyone to look beyond the Lionel Messi transfer saga. The star forward tried to quit the club last month.
2020-09-20
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Harsh Vardhan Lodha to move division bench of Calcutta HC in MP Birla Group case
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Harsh Vardhan Lodha would be moving the Division Bench of the Calcutta High Court on Monday or Tuesday against the single Bench Judge's order on Friday which restrained him from holding any office in M P Birla group entities.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National
Madhur Bhandarkar meets Yogi, lauds film city plan
Lucknow, Sep 20 (IANS) Filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar on Sunday met Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath at the latter's official residence to discuss the chief minister's announcement about the country's "biggest and most beautiful film city" to be set up in Gautam Buddha Nagar district.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Cinema/Showbiz,Politics
Letter containing poison addressed to Trump at WH
Washington, Sep 20 (IANS) A package containing ricin poison that was addressed to US President Donald Trump has been intercepted before it reached the White House, officials told American media outlets.
2020-09-20
Category: International, United States,Politics
Honda rider Alex Marquez improves by a second
Rome, Sep 20 (IANS) Alex Marquez of Repsol Honda Team has been gradually lapping up spaces in the Grand Prix Motorsport this season, challenging established race winners and setting a new personal best lap in Misano.
2020-09-20
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Motorsports
High on adrenaline: Bikers caught performing daring stunts on Delhi roads
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) A group of bikers was seen performing daring stunts on the Delhi roads. The video shot by a passerby showed half a dozen bikes and scooties with young men in their early twenties doing dangerous stunts on the roads risking their lives together with the lives of others. The video is said to be recorded on Sunday morning near Vikas Marg in East Delhi.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National
Follow Covid-19 rules or they will get tougher: Hancock
London, Sep 20 (IANS) UK Health Secretary Matt Hancock on Sunday warned that Covid-19 restrictions in England will get tougher if rules were not followed, as the government has introduced 10,000 pound fines for people who fail to self-isolate.
2020-09-20
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
At 7, child prodigy honours literary legacy with first book
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANSlife) Padma Bhushan recipient Rashtrakavi Maithalisharan Gupts and Santkavi Siyaramsharan Gupt's great grand daughter Abhijita Gupta, who is all of seven years and a child prodigy, has penned her first collection of stories and poems.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
8 risk factors that can lead to heart failure
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANSlife) Heart failure is one of the most under-diagnosed heart diseases in our country, contributing to a high number of death rates. The National Heart Failure Registry recently revealed its one-year data, which shows that close to 17 percent of patients die within 90 days of being diagnosed with heart failure. These high death rates are comparable to mortality associated with cancers of the breast and cervix.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
5% custom duty on Open Cell from Oct 1 even as domestic TV manufacturing yet to pick pace
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Government will put five per cent customs duty on Open Cell, a key component for television manufacturing, from October 1, 2020, as one year exemption given to it ends on September 30.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
RS passes two agri Bills amid pandemonium
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha on Sunday passed two agriculture-related Bills amid a pandemonium due to protests by opposition members.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Canadian researchers join Apple to empower heart failure patients
Toronto, Sep 20 (IANS) The Ted Rogers Centre for Heart Research at University Health Network (UHN) here has collaborated with Apple to give heart failure patients more control over their health from their homes and usher in a new era of remote monitoring possibilities.
2020-09-20
Category: International, Canada,Technology,Health/Medicine
Aggressive Derek tears documents, opposition force brief adjournment
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha saw a massive ruckus on Sunday as the government sought to clear the farm Bills amid an unrelenting opposition determined to block them as TMC MP Derek O'Brien tore up the documents.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Zakat Foundation has ties with terror linked Madina Trust, Muslim Aid-UK, Zakir Naik: Affidavit
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Terror linked organizations are funding the Zakat Foundation of India, which in turn is supporting the UPSC aspirants, according to a counter affidavit filed by Sudarshan News in Supreme Court.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National
Security beefed up on Delhi borders over protests by farmers
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Security on the inter-state borders of Delhi was beefed up on Sunday in view of the ongoing protests by farmers in neighbouring Punjab and Haryana against the three Bills related to the agriculture sector, a Delhi Police officer said.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Defector caught trying to cross back into N.Korea
Seoul, Sep 20 (IANS) Police in South Korea said on Sunday that they have taken into custody a North Korean defector for attempting to cross into his country through a military unit in an eastern border town.
2020-09-20
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
LG Uplus partners with Google Cloud for 5G mobile edge computing tech
Seoul, Sep 20 (IANS) LG Uplus, a major South Korean mobile carrier, said on Sunday that it was joining forces with Google to jointly develop 5G mobile edge computing (MEC) technology.
2020-09-20
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
Rural Telangana bearing brunt of COVID-19
Hyderabad, Sep 20 (IANS) The rural areas in Telangana are bearing the brunt of COVID-19 even as the number of cases has considerably dropped in the state capital.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Farmers stage protests in Punjab, Haryana
Chandigarh, Sep 20 (IANS) Farmers in the states of Punjab and Haryana on Sunday held protests on a call given by various organisations against the "anti-farmer" bills introduced by the Union government in Parliament.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
444 arrested for violating curfew in Myanmar
Yangon, Sep 20 (IANS) At least 444 people were arrested in Myanmar in a week for violating the curfew imposed in some regions and states in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, police said on Sunday.
2020-09-20
Category: International, Myanmar,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Defence/Security
Fantasy adventure game Marble Knights come to Apple Arcade
San Francisco, Sep 20 (IANS) Apple Arcade has added Marble Knights, a new fantasy adventure game from WayForward Technologies, to its growing catalog of over 130 games.
2020-09-20
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Delnaaz Irani: I want people to see me in a new light
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Actress Delnaaz Irani has been entertaining fans mostly with her comic roles, but she wants people to see her in a new light now.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Four Bills slated to be moved in LS for passage
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The Centre will move four Bills on Sunday for consideration and passage during the ongoing Monsoon Session of Parliament.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
4,776 IEDs defused in Afghanistan in past 6 months
Kabul, Sep 20 (IANS) Afghanistan's Defence Ministry on Sunday said 4,776 IEDs were discovered and defused across the country in the past six months.
2020-09-20
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Defence/Security,Terrorism
R&AW spies suspected CIA role in Sheikh Mujibur Rahman's murder
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) A lot has been written about the Indian spy agency Research and Analysis Wing role in liberating Bangladesh. But, little is known about the challenges R&AW spies had to face following Sheikh Mujibur Rahman's murder in August 1975.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National
3 dead, 113 injured as typhoon lashes Vietnam
Hanoi, Sep 20 (IANS) At least three people were killed and 113 others injured as typhoon Noul lashed some provinces and cities of Vietnam over the past few days, the Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control said on Sunday.
2020-09-20
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Anurag Kashyap denies Payal Ghosh's sexual assault charges
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap has denied all sexual assault allegations levelled against him by actress Payal Ghosh, saying the charges are baseless.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
3 MPs, 6 MLAs, ex-Prez among COVID's VVIP victims
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The dreaded COVID-19 is taking a heavy toll on human life and is sparing none. Not even the VVIPs.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Trump 'most likely' to choose a woman 'next week' to replace Ginsburg
Washington, Sep 20 (IANS) US President Donald Trump said that he expected a nominee to replace late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg to be announced "next week", and that it will "most likely" be a woman.
2020-09-20
Category: International, United States,Politics
Payal Ghosh: Anurag Kashyap got naked in front of me (IANS Interview)
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Actress Payal Ghosh has claimed that filmmaker Anurag Kashyap tried to molest her once, recalling an incident when he got naked in front of her and tried to get intimate with her.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
HK official calls for support to new anti-pandemic fund
Hong Kong, Sep 20 (IANS) A senior Hong Kong government official on Sunday called for support from lawmakers in the third round of anti-pandemic fund to fight Covid-19 and revive the economy.
2020-09-20
Category: International, Hong Kong,Politics
B-Town stars who turned lockdown beauty experts
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) The Covid-19 lockdown has helped many explore skills beyond what they usually do. While most have been cooking, baking, kitchen gardening and even cutting hair, some Bollywood actresses turned beauty experts for fans, with skin and haircare solutions and make-up tutorials on social media.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
4 new Covid-19 cases reported in NZ
Wellington, Sep 20 (IANS) New Zealand reported four new coronavirus cases on Sunday, taking the nationwide tally to 1,464, the Ministry of Health said in a statement.
2020-09-20
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
2 Pak soldiers killed in operation
Islamabad, Sep 20 (IANS) Two Pakistani soldiers were killed during a security operation against militants in North Waziristan, an army statement said.
2020-09-20
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Brief ruckus in RS over YSRCP member's remark against Cong
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Even as the government introduced two of the three contentious farm Bills in the Rajya Sabha on Sunday, the Upper House witnessed ruckus for a brief period when a YSR Congress Party member used the word "dalal" for the opposition Congress.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Amit Shah to be in Parliament on Sunday after Covid victory
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Union Home Minister Amit Shah is to lay papers on the table in the Lok Sabha and introduce Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Amendment Bill, 2020 along with two other Bills for passage, revised list of Business of the lower House reveals.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National
You are the biggest feminist I know: Taapsee supports Anurag over #MeToo row
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) After budding actress Payal Ghosh accused filmmaker Anurag Kashyap of sexual harassment, Taapsee Pannu lent her support to the latter.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Covid joblessness pushing youths to extremist groups in Northeast (IANS Special)
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) India's Covid-19 pandemic lockdown is now giving headaches to the national security agencies. Youth, left jobless during the pandemic, are reported to be joining the banned rebel groups such as the United Liberation Front of Assam (ULFA) and other such, in droves.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Oracle, Walmart rescue TikTok in US with Trump's 'blessing' (Ld)
San Francisco, Sep 20 (IANS) In a surprise move, Oracle and Walmart have come together to save TikTok from the ban, forming a new company called TikTok Global which will be headquartered in the US. President Donald Trump said he has given the deal his blessing.
2020-09-20
Category: International, Costa Rica,Business/Economy,Technology
Help Alexa learn more Indian languages: Amazon India
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) As Alexa in Hindi celebrates its first anniversary in India, the company is hopeful that her knowledge graph will improve and it will talk to millons of people in several regional languages in the near future.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
US unilaterally claims restoration of UN sanctions against Iran
Washington, Sep 20 (IANS) The US claimed that all pre-2015 UN sanctions against Iran had been restored, a unilateral effort ignored by the international community.
2020-09-20
Category: International, United States,Politics
Pak kills Sikhs, but funds, fuels Khalistani terror elsewhere: Canadian expert
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Pakistan has been eliminating its Sikh population for decades through killings, rapes, abductions and forced marriages of young women, yet it is funding and fuelling Khalistani terrorism and separatist movement globally to achieve it sinister plans to break up India, a Canadian expert has said.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National
Collective action within UN framework needed to tackle global challenges
United Nations, Sep 20 (IANS) Ahead of the high-level meetings of the UN scheduled for Monday, the international community expects world leaders to make collective efforts to address global challenges.
2020-09-20
Category: International, United States,Politics
Bairstow set to join Big Bash League outfit Melbourne Stars: Report
London, Sep 20 (IANS) England white-ball batsmen Jonny Bairstow and Dawid Malan are expected to be announced as new recruits to the Big Bash League over the coming days.
2020-09-20
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Oracle, Walmart rescue TikTok in US with Trump's 'blessing'
San Francisco, Sep 20 (IANS) In a surprise move, Oracle and Walmart have come together to save TikTok from the ban, forming a new company called TikTok Global which will be headquartered in the US. President Donald Trump said he has given the deal his blessing.
2020-09-20
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Farmers' income won't double before 2028, Derek tells RS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Taking a dig at the Centre's claim to double the income of farmers by 2020, Trinamool Congress MP Derek O'Brien on Sunday said that it cannot be doubled before 2028.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Odisha records highest 1-day spike of 4,330 Covid cases
Bhubaneswar, Sep 20 (IANS) Odisha has reported 4,330 fresh Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours, the highest single-day spike so far taking the state's total tally to 1,79,880, said a state health official on Sunday.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Orissa,National,Health/Medicine
We didn't deserve to get anything from the game: Solskjaer
Manchester, Sep 20 (IANS) Manchester United Manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has said that his team deserved to lose 1-3 to Crystal Palace at Old Trafford in their English Premier League opener on Saturday night. Solskjaer said that the team needed to catch up quickly in a short time.
2020-09-20
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
This device may help detect signs of extraterrestrial life
New York, Sep 20 (IANS) Researchers have developed a fully automated microchip electrophoresis analyzer that, when incorporated into a planetary rover, could someday detect organic biosignatures in extraterrestrial soil.
2020-09-20
Category: International, United States,Technology
20 mn girls may never return to school, warns Malala
Islamabad, Sep 20 (IANS) Pakistani education activist and Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai has warned that as many as 20 million girls may never return to schools even after the global Covid-19 crisis is over, the media reported on Sunday.
2020-09-20
Category: International, Pakistan,Education,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
31,661 ASST. teachers to be recruited in UP in one week
Lucknow, Sep 20 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has directed the basic education department to recruit 31,661 assistant teachers within a week.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education,Politics
Apple iPhone 12 price may be higher than expected: Report
San Francisco, Sep 20 (IANS) Apple is expected to launch four new devices under the iPhone 12 series soon and a new report has claimed that keeping the price of 5G-compatible iPhone 12 the same as last years model appears impossible owing to the increased Bill of Material cost which has increased by $50 this year.
2020-09-20
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
World's smallest ultrasound detector developed
London, Sep 20 (IANS) A team of European researchers has developed the world's smallest ultrasound detector that is based on miniaturised photonic circuits on top of a silicon chip.
2020-09-20
Category: International, United Kingdom,Technology
Olympians Bolt, Blake, Rathore could have been successful cricketers
Dubai, Sep 20 (IANS) World-record sprinter and eight-time Olympic gold medalist Usain Bolt picked a cricket ball as a school child, while World 100 metres champion Yohan Blake mesmerised his principal at school with his sprinting during a cricket match.
2020-09-20
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Other Sports
Trump urges confirmation of new SC nominee 'without delay' (Ld)
Washington, Sep 20 (IANS) US President Donald Trump has urged Republicans to confirm "without delay" a replacement for late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the iconic champion of women's rights who passed away due to panreatic cancer at the age of 87.
2020-09-20
Category: International, United States,Politics
Three cousins killed by speeding bus in UP
Etawah (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 20 (IANS) Three cousins on a motorcycle were killed when a speeding bus hit them from behind in the Civil Lines area in Etawah district late.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Business sentiments recover, weak demand continues: CII Survey
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) With the gradual lifting of the restrictions on economic activities across the country, business sentiments have recovered with the CII Business Confidence Index surging to 50.3 in the July-September period.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Certain cancer treatments up death risk from Covid-19: Study
New York, Sep 20 (IANS) A team of US researchers has found that certain treatments for cancer may increase the chance of death if they contract Covid-19.
2020-09-20
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
9 still remain missing since Beirut explosions
Beirut, Sep 20 (IANS) The Lebanese Armed Forces announced that nine people were still reported remain missing since the massive August 4 explosions at the Port of Beirut.
2020-09-20
Category: International, Lebanon,Politics
Pak security forces kill 4 terrorists in Balochistan
Islamabad, Sep 20 (IANS) The Pakistan Army said that security forces have killed four terrorists in Balochistan province during an operation.
2020-09-20
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Telangana sees 2,173 new corona cases, tally over 1.70 lakh
Hyderabad, Sep 20 (IANS) Telangana's COVID-19 tally crossed 1.70-lakh mark as the state reported 2,173 more cases on Sunday, while eight more patients succumbed to the virus.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Palestine vows prevention of more Arab-Israel normalisations
Ramallah, Sep 20 (IANS) The Palestinian leadership is acting to "prevent more Arab countries from normalizing relations with Israel", a senior official said here.
2020-09-20
Category: International, Israel,Politics
Over 92K new corona cases in India, total over 54-lakh mark
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) With another significant single-day spike of 92,605 coronavirus cases, India's total tally on Sunday breached the 54-lakh mark to reach 54,00,620 cases even as 1,133 more COVID-19 deaths were recorded in 24 hours.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
UP Police constable suspended for beating 'Divyang' man
Kannauj (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 20 (IANS) An Uttar Pradesh Police constable was suspended late on Saturday night after a video clip showed him thrashing a physically handicapped man in Kannauj.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Daily coronavirus cases in UK hit 4-month high
London, Sep 20 (IANS) With 4,422 fresh cases, the number of single-day coronavirus infections in the UK has hit a four-month record high since May, taking the overall tally to 390,358, official statistics showed.
2020-09-20
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
Bank of India to raise Rs 8,000 cr, gets shareholders' nod
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Bank of India has received its shareholders approval to raise up to Rs 8,000 crore through several modes including equity shares.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Japanese baseball, football league matches allow fans in stadiums
Tokyo, Sep 20 (IANS) Nippon Professional Baseball and J-League matches will see crowds after more than 5,000 spectators were permitted to return to the stadiums in the wake of an easing of coronavirus restrictions in Japan.
2020-09-20
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Football
Two Maoists killed in Telangana encounter
Hyderabad, Sep 20 (IANS) Two Maoists were killed in an exchange of fire with police in Telangana's Komaram Bheem Asifabad district, police said on Sunday.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Canadians urged to take action against Covid-19 as cases spike
Ottawa, Sep 20 (IANS) Canadian citizens have been urged to take action against the spread of the novel coronavirus, as the overall nationwide caseload has increased to 141,911 with 9,205 deaths, according to the country's Public Health Agency.
2020-09-20
Category: International, Canada,Health/Medicine
Apple online store to transform how Indians buy products online
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The entire online buying experience has been more or less monotonous (read unemotional) for millions in India for years who select the product, fill in some details, pay and forget. According to a top Apple executive, the first India online exclusive Store Online -- the companys 38th worldwide -- is set to transform how Indians purchase products.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Taj Mahal, Agra Fort to reopen from Monday after 6 months
Agra, Sep 20 (IANS) India's star tourist attraction, the 17th-century monument of love, the Taj Mahal, and the Agra Fort, are all set to reopen from Monday, after an unprecedented closure of six months, due to Covid-19 pandemic.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
BSF foils bid to smuggle weapons, drugs from Pak in Jammu
Jammu, Sep 20 (IANS) The Border Security Force (BSF) has foiled an attempt to smuggle weapons and narcotics from Pakistan on the International Border (IB) in Jammu' Arnia, officials said on Sunday.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security
Tropical storm warning issued for Texas
Houston, Sep 20 (IANS) As tropical storm Beta was approaching the US Gulf Coast at an accelerated speed, voluntary evacuation orders and a storm warning have been issued for parts of Texas.
2020-09-20
Category: International, United Kingdom,Environment/Wildlife
ISL: We've to be at our best this season, says Odisha FC coach
Bhubaneswar, Sep 20 (IANS) Odisha FC Head Coach Stuart Baxter has said that the team needs to be on its toes and disciplined this season as the Indian Super League (ISL) is set to be held behind closed doors in Goa from November.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Orissa,Sports,Football
Microsoft's Your Phone app testing a 'sent from phone' section
San Francisco, Sep 20 (IANS) Microsoft is reportedly testing a new 'sent from phone section in its Your Phone app, which will let users view all the links, images and notes they have shared from their devices in one convenient location.
2020-09-20
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Worst-hit Australian state reports lowest Covid-19 cases since June
Melbourne, Sep 20 (IANS) Australia's Victoria state, the worst-hit by the coronavirus pandemic, has reported the lowest number of fresh Covid-19 cases since June, according to health authorities.
2020-09-20
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
Trump orders flags at half-staff to honour late Justice Ginsburg
Washington, Sep 20 (IANS) US President Donald Trump has ordered that flags across the country be flown at half-staff to honour Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who died of pancreatic cancer at the age of 87.
2020-09-20
Category: International, United States,Politics
Antecedents of anti Muslim bias in media including Sudarshan TV (Comment)
There have been many but let me cite just two reactions from the family to Justices D.Y. Chandrachud, Indu Malhotra and K.M. Joseph's utterances restraining Sudarshan TV from telecasting its 'UPSC Jihad' show. A relative mailed a couplet comprehensive in its simplicity:
2020-09-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Opinion/Commentary
Lucknow's iconic Chhota Imambara's facade 'scarred' by police
Lucknow, Sep 20 (IANS) The world famous Chhota Imambara that is must on the itinerary of every visitor to Lucknow, has now been 'scarred' by the Lucknow Police.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
US cannot restore pre-2015 sanctions: Iran FM
Tehran, Sep 20 (IANS) Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said that the US will not be able to restore the pre-2015 sanctions against Tehran in its unilateral attempt in the UN Security Council.
2020-09-20
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
Ex-Canadian PM John Turner passes away at 91
Ottawa, Sep 20 (IANS) Former Canadian Prime Minister John Turner has passed away at the age of 91 at his residence in Toronto.
2020-09-20
Category: International, Canada,Politics
Man attacks wife after priest predicts 6th daughter for them
Badaun (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 20 (IANS) In an inebriated state, a man allegedly attacked his wife, who was four months' pregnant, with a sickle after a priest predicted that "their sixth child would also be a girl".
2020-09-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Ex-PM H.D. Deve Gowda takes oath as RS member
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Former Prime Minister H.D. Deve Gowda took oath as a Rajya Sabha member on Sunday .
2020-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National
Alleged UP scribe held in Rs 9.72 cr scam
Lucknow, Sep 20 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh Special Task Force (UP STF) and the Gomti Nagar Police, in a joint operation have arrested an alleged journalist, Santosh Mishra, in connection with the Rs 9.72 crore animal husbandry scam.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Rasika Dugal gears up for 'Out Of Love' season two
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Actress Rasika Dugal will be soon heading to Coonoor, Tamil Nadu, for a two-month schedule. She will be shooting for season two of her hit web series, Out Of Love.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Single-day Covid-19 cases in France hit new high
Paris, Sep 20 (IANS) France reported 13,498 new coronavirus cases in a 24-hour period, a new record in the number of single-day confirmed cases since the start of the pandemic, according to the country's Public Health Agency.
2020-09-20
Category: International, France,Health/Medicine
Recovery 'from below' (Column: Spy's Eye)
A substantial GDP contraction, that was anticipated, confirms how a serious aggravation was caused to the economic downturn in India by the lockdown compelled by the Corona pandemic. The Modi government is already working on the economic revival over the last few weeks of Unlock -- rightly emphasising on the pattern of 'vocal for local' since a robust indigenous base has been an acknowledged strong point of Indian market, historically speaking. Sustained possibly by India's tradition and culture, this base remained intact even through the advent of the 'Age of Information' that was brought in by the success of the IT revolution.
2020-09-20
Category: International, Costa Rica,National
3 wildfires near San Francisco Bay Area almost fully contained
San Francisco, Sep 20 (IANS) Three massive wildfires raging near the San Francisco Bay Area, which started a month ago due to lightning strikes, were almost completely contained, according to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (Cal Fire).
2020-09-20
Category: International, Costa Rica,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Playing Mother Bollywood! (Column: B-Town)
The Sushant Singh Rajput death is now suspected to be homicide and is being linked to the death of his business associate, Disha Salian, a week earlier. The case, while being investigated, has reportedly unearthed a huge drug trafficking racket with active involvement of people from the film industry along with a few politicians.
2020-09-20
Category: India, New Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
CDC forecasts up to 218k COVID-19 deaths in US by Oct 10
Washington, Sep 20 (IANS) A new ensemble forecast published by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has projected up to 218,000 Covid-19 deaths in America by October 10.
2020-09-20
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
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2020-09-20
Category: International, Colombia,National
Colombia resumes international flights
Bogota, Sep 20 (IANS) Colombian President Ivan Duque has announced the resumption of international flights after remaining suspended for five months due to the coronavirus pandemic.
2020-09-20
Category: International, Colombia,Politics
Libyan Coast Guard rescues 128 illegal immigrants
Tripoli, Sep 20 (IANS) The Libyan Coast Guard has rescued 128 illegal immigrants off the country's western coast, authorities said.
2020-09-20
Category: International, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya,Politics
Silences of the abandoned
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) She captures frames of the greatest migration since Partition, but what strikes is not the movement, but in fact an uncomfortable stillness -- not just of the people but the entire city. A post-war capital -- abandoned, but still standing tall, unable to come to terms with the new reality.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books
Global Covid-19 cases top 30.6mn: Johns Hopkins
Washington, Sep 20 (IANS) The overall number of global coronavirus cases has topped 30.6 million, while the deaths have increased to more than 955,000, according to the Johns Hopkins University.
2020-09-20
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Manoj Bajpayee: Don't ask actors about things not related to them
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Bollywood celebrities are asked for their opinions on just about everything these days, National Award-winning actor Manoj Bajpayee notes. How is it possible to give a satisfactory answer on something he is not related to or well-versed about, he wonders.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
38 new Covid deaths in Delhi; cases top 2.42 lakh
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Another 38 people have succumbed to the dreaded novel coronavirus here, taking the death toll due to Covid-19 in the national capital to 4,945. Also, 4,071 fresh infections have been reported, taking the total number of cases beyond 2.42 lakh, officials said.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
OTTs line up interesting shows for festive season and beyond
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) From epic comebacks to new thrilling journeys to flashback into real life incidents, streaming services are all set to add new chapters to their content library as the festive season comes up and cinema halls continue to remain shut.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Contemporary Couture with Amit Aggarwal
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANSlife) "As we experience the world through the safety of our homes, the oceans continue to churn, the wind continues to blow and the sky still holds her secrets and celebration from sunrise to twilight. Their freedom and lightness is a promise of new beginnings every moment," says designer Amit Aggarwal as he launched his latest couture collection on Day 2 of the first-ever digital edition of the India Couture Week (ICW) on Saturday.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Rahul Mishra's Opulence with Responsibility
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANSlife) Day 2 of the first-ever digital India Couture Week (ICW) featured designers who are recognised as the new guard of Indian Couture -- Rahul Misra and Amit Aggarwal.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National
Find and experience peace on September 21
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Come September 21 (Monday) and around 40 million people will be connecting for peace from 8 p.m. onwards. Two virtual events -- 'Celebrate Peace', followed by 'Create Peace', the synchronized guided meditation, would be held.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National
Johnson considering new restrictions amid 2nd Covid wave
London, Sep 20 (IANS) British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is spending the weekend considering whether to tighten Covid-19 measures in England, after saying the UK was "now seeing a second wave".
2020-09-20
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine,Politics
2 Hyderabad Amazon ex-workers charged in US bribery case
New York, Sep 20 (IANS) Two former Amazon employee in Hyderabad and four others have been charged in a US federal court in an alleged bribery scheme that gave some third-party merchants on the platform competitive benefits worth $100 million, according to the Department of Justice.
2020-09-20
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Trump wants replacement of Ginsburg without delay
Washington, Sep 20 (IANS) US President Donald Trump has said he wants a new Supreme Court judge to be sworn in "without delay", following the death of the long serving liberal justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg.
2020-09-20
Category: International, United States,Politics
We practiced in Chennai also which really helped: Rayudu
Abu Dhabi, Sep 20 (IANS) Ambati Rayudu's 48-ball 72 helped Chennai Super Kings (CSK) beat Mumbai Indians (MI) by five wickets in the Indian Premier League (IPL) season opener on Saturday at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi. Rayudu came in when CSK were 6/2 at the start of the third over while chasing a target of 163.
2020-09-20
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Rayudu, du Plessis 50s give CSK winning start in IPL
Abu Dhabi, Sep 20 (IANS/GloFans) Faf du Plessis and Ambati Rayudu's master class helped three-time champions Chennai Super Kings beat arch-rivals and reigning champions Mumbai Indians by five wickets in the opening match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium here on Saturday.
2020-09-20
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Many positives but plenty of areas to improve: Dhoni
Abu Dhabi, Sep 20 (IANS) Chennai Super Kings captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni was all smiles after his team beat defending champions Mumbai Indians by five wickets in the first match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) on Saturday.
2020-09-20
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Indian Army cares for bravehearts
Guwahati, Sep 20 (IANS) As part of its humanitarian act, the Indian Army has released a one time grant of Rs 5 lakh from the Army Central Welfare Fund (ACWF) to the family of one of its bravehearts Subedar Gandhi Ram Rajbongshi, who lost his life while serving the nation along the northern borders 20 years ago.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Assam,National,Defence/Security
J&K Lt Guv praises creators of 'Wise App'
Srinagar, Sep 20 (IANS) J&K Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Saturday congratulated Mubeen Masudi and Bilal Abidi for creating the 'Wise App' which facilitates online classes on 2G service.
2020-09-20
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Congress leaders to meet on Monday to discuss organisational issues
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Amid the ongoing Monsoon Session of the Parliament, Congress general secretaries and state in-charges will meet on Monday to discuss important organisational issues in the absence of party interim chief Sonia Gandhi and former party President Rahul Gandhi.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Rayudu, du Plessis 50s help CSK beat MI in IPL opener
Abu Dhabi, Sep 19 (IANS) Half-centuries from Ambati Rayudu (71) and Faf du Plessis (58 not out), coupled with a blistering six-ball cameo from Sam Curran (18), helped last year's runners-up Chennai Super Kings (CSK) beat reigning champions Mumbai Indians (MI) by five wickets in the opening match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) on Saturday at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi.
2020-09-19
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
LS passes Bill to decriminalise small offences, promote ease of doing business
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The Lok Sabha on Saturday unanimously passed a Bill which has the provisions to promote ease of doing business and ease of living for corporates in India and decriminalisation provision for firms indulging in small offences.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National
Andhra transport department to re-tender 13 projects for transparency
Amaravati, Sep 19 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh transport department will call for fresh tenders of 13 projects in a bid to demonstrate crystal clear transparency in governance.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
UK to give refuge to more Afghan translators who helped British troops
London, Sep 19 (IANS) The Afghan interpreters who risked their lives for British troops in Afghanistan will now be able to relocate to the United Kingdom, following the government's decision to expand the relocation scheme.
2020-09-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,National
Doubts raised on transparency of 2 PM funds; LS passes Taxation Bill
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The Lok Sabha on Saturday passed Taxation and Other Laws (Relaxation and Amendment of Certain Provisions) Bill, 2020 amid counter allegations levelled by both the BJP and the Congress members on their top party leadership.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National
Two foreigners held for drug peddling
Bengaluru, Sep 19 (IANS) Continuing its battle to make drug free Bengaluru, the Central Crime Branch (CCB) on Saturday arrested two African nationals from here, for allegedly possessing ecstasy tablets, LSD strips and a weighing machine.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
J&K govt amends grant of Domicile Certificate (Procedure) Rules 2020
Srinagar, Sep 19 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir government has introduced amendment in the grant of Domicile Certificate (Procedure) Rules, 2020, authorising Naib Tehsildar in addition to Tehsidar to issue certificates to PCR holders and their children.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Payal Ghosh levels #metoo allegation against Anurag Kashyap
Mumbai, Sep 19 (IANS) Upcoming Bollywood actress Payal Ghosh has accused filmmaker Anurag Kashyap of sexual harassment.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Centre mulls closure of PSUs up for sale on case-to-case basis
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The Union government may consider the closure of central public sector units (PSUs) even if they have been approved for strategic disinvestment on a case-to-case basis.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Recoveries exceed new Covid cases in Karnataka
Bengaluru, Sep 19 (IANS) With 10,815 patients discharged, recoveries were more than 8,364 new Covid cases, while 114 succumbed to the virus across Karnataka on Saturday.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Emilia Romagna MotoGP: 2nd consecutive Misano pole for Vinales
Misano Adriatico (Italy), Sep 19 (IANS) Yamaha's Maverick Vinales got to a second consecutive pole at Misano after Francesco Bagnaia's last lap was cancelled for exceeding track limits ahead of the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix.
2020-09-19
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Motorsports,Other Sports
Covid-19: Amid rising recoveries, Andhra logs 8k more cases
Amaravati, Sep 19 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh has registered 8,218 new Covid cases, raising the state's tally to 6.17 lakh, even as recoveries continue to outnumber infections.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
New-look Dhoni returns to competitive cricket after 437 days
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Enigmatic cricket icon Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Saturday returned to competitive action after 437 days -- a period that seemed an eternity to his fans -- with an unusual beard that would be something between a goatee and full-grown one, and a new hairstyle. He looked a little heavier, but his wicket-keeping was spot-on as he grabbed two catches and didnt concede a single bye in Mumbai Indians' 162/9 in the IPL opener against Chennai Super Kings in Abu Dhabi.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Highest single day spike takes Gujarat's Covid tally to 1,21,930
Gandhinagar, Sep 19 (IANS) Gujarat on Saturday reported 1,432 new Covid-19 cases, the highest in a day so far, taking the state's coronavirus tally to 1,21,930, while 16 deaths in the last 24 hours mounted the state's death toll to 3,305.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Covid: Maha recoveries outnumber new infections; 425 deaths (ROUNDUP)
Mumbai, Sep 19 (IANS) Maharashtra on Saturday notched a new record of 23,501 Covid-19 recoveries compared with the number of new infections, besides recording 425 more deaths, state Health Minister Rajesh Tope said here.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Assam to provide free transplant aid for children
Guwahati, Sep 19 (IANS) The Assam government will provide 100 per cent free medical support for liver, kidney, and bone marrow transplantation to children below 12 years of age, Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma announced on Saturday.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Assam,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
First K'taka Kisan Rail chugs from B'luru to Delhi
Bengaluru, Sep 19 (IANS) The first Kisan Rail from Karnataka has left Bengaluru for Hazrat Nizamuddin station in New Delhi, with 30 tonnes of vegetable and other farm products, an official said on Saturday.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
K'taka Cong MLA Priyank Kharge tests positive for Covid-19
Bengaluru, Sep 19 (IANS) Karnataka Congress legislator Priyank Kharge has tested positive for coronavirus and is at home isolation for treatment, a party official said on Saturday.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
K'taka farmers seek exemption from export ban on 'Bangalore Rose' onions
Bengaluru, Sep 19 (IANS) In the wake of the Centre's decision to ban onion exports to safeguard domestic interests, Karnataka farmers on Saturday appealed to the Union government to allow the shipment of 10,000 tonnes of 'Bangalore Rose' variety of onion to prevent the produce from damage as there is no demand in the domestic market.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
TTD for not adhering to traditions : Naidu
Amaravati, Sep 19 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh opposition leader and TDP chief N. Chandrababu Naidu has alleged that Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam (TTD) is allowing Chief Minister Y. S. Jagan Mohan Reddy to enter the Tirumala shrine without his submission of a declaration form that he has faith in the presiding deity Lord Venkateswara.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics,Religion
India's first CRISPR Covid-19 test approved for use
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The Tata CRISPR (Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeats) test, powered by CSIR-IGIB (Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology), received regulatory approval on Saturday from the Drug Controller General of India for its commercial launch, meeting high-quality benchmark with 96 per cent sensitivity and 98 per cent specificity for detecting novel coronavirus.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
3 arms smugglers arrested by Bihar STF
Patna, Sep 19 (IANS) In a joint operation by Bihar STF and Patna Police, three arms smugglers were arrested from a bus stand in Patna on Saturday.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
High Court of J&K approves Arbitration Centres at Srinagar and Jammu
Srinagar, Sep 19 (IANS) : In order to provide an institutionalised framework for speedy and expeditious resolution of disputes through alternate dispute resolution mechanism, the High Court of Jammu and Kashmir has accorded approval to setting up of High Court annexed Arbitration Centres at Srinagar and Jammu named the Jammu and Kashmir International Arbitration Centre (JKIAC).
2020-09-19
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
KVIC gets Flipkart, Amazon, Snapdeal to remove 160 fake Khadi products online
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) on Saturday said that it has forced e-commerce portals Amazon, Flipkart, Snapdeal and others to remove over 160 web links selling products under the brand name of 'Khadi'.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Net direct tax collection declines 31% in Apr-Aug FY21
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The net direct tax collection in April-August period of the current fiscal was 31.1 per cent lower on year-on-year (YoY) basis at over Rs 1.92 lakh crore, according to data provided by Minister of State for Finance Anurag Thakur in Lok Sabha.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
CSK restrict MI to 162/9 in opening IPL match
Abu Dhabi, Sep 19 (IANS) After a good start, Mumbai Indians (MI) managed just 22 runs and lost three wickets in the last three overs to be restricted to 162/9 by Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in the Indian Premier League (IPL) opener at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium here on Saturday.
2020-09-19
Category: International, Togo,Sports
Air India employees receiving PF dues within 30-60 days
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) National carrier Air India has clarified that it had already deposited the TDS and the PF dues for superannuated employees which are being released within 30-60 days.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Kerala: Battle over St Mary's Church Manarcad intensifies (Ld)
Kottayam, Sep 19 (IANS) The ongoing factional feud in the Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church is all set to take a turn for the worse after a sub-court here asked the district authorities to hand over the famed and hugely popular St Mary's Church at Manarcad near here to the Orthodox faction.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Kerala,National,Religion
Sandalwood drugs case: B'luru police quiz trio including Cong leader's son
Bengaluru, Sep 19 (IANS) : Son of Congress leader, R.V. Devaraj and former Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) corporator, R.V. Yuvaraj, famous Kannada TV Anchor Akul Balaji and upcoming Kannada actor, Aryann Santosh Kumar appeared before the Central Crime Branch of the Bengaluru police for interrogation on Saturday.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Karnataka,National
Optimum Nutrition announced as RCB's 'official nutrition partner'
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Sports nutrition brand Optimum Nutrition on Saturday announced its partnership with Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB).
2020-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,Sports
Telangana urges Centre to release Rs 1,434 cr dues
Hyderabad, Sep 19 (IANS) The Telangana government has written to the Centre to urge for immediately release Rs 1,433.95 crore dues for urban development under the 15th Finance Commission.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Business/Economy,Politics
SAD always held aloft flag of justice: Parkash Badal
Chandigarh, Sep 19 (IANS) Akali patriarch and five-time Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Saturday expressed "immense satisfaction and pride" over the strong and principled stand taken by the Shiromani Akali Dal "to save the beleaguered peasantry and the country".
2020-09-19
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
CBI files supplementary charge sheet in AgustaWestland case, names 15 accused (Ld)
N0ew Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation on Saturday filed a supplementary charge sheet against 15 accused, including alleged middleman Christian Michel and accused-turned-approver Rajiv Saxena, in connection with the alleged corruption in the Rs 3,600 crore AgustaWestland VVIP chopper deal.
2020-09-19
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security
Odisha govt to develop technical institutions into centres of excellence
Bhubaneswar, Sep 19 (IANS) The Odisha government has initiated the process for developing technical institutions like ITIs and polytechnics into centres of excellence (CoE) in the mineral bearing areas of the state, an official said on Saturday.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Orissa,National,Education,Politics
KKR may push Russell up the batting order, says McCullum
Abu Dhabi, Sep 19 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) may consider pushing Andre Russell up the batting order strategically in some matches, head coach Brendon McCullum said on Saturday.
2020-09-19
Category: International, Togo,Sports
No decision to discontinue printing Rs 2,000 notes: Govt
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Although printing of Rs 2,000 denomination notes has been significantly lowered, the Centre has not decided to discontinue the high denomination notes.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Army facilitates phone connectivity in Arunachal village bordering China
Itanagar, Sep 19 (IANS) The Indian Army has set up a free-of-cost mobile-based telephone booth for the villagers of remote Mago-Chuna village in East Kameng district of Arunachal Pradesh bordering China, defence sources said on Saturday.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Arunachal Pradesh,National,Defence/Security
WB Guv, Oppn come down heavily on Mamata govt after NIA arrests
Kolkata, Sep 19 (IANS) West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar said on Saturday that the state has become "home to illegal bomb making" with a potential to unsettle democracy.
2020-09-19
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Justice for Sushant: Suchitra Krishnamoorthi lauds Shekhar Suman, Ankita Lokhande's efforts
Mumbai, Sep 19 (IANS) Actress Suchitra Krishnamoorthi has words of encouragement for actors Shekhar Suman and Ankita Lokhande, who are fighting for justice for late Sushant Singh Rajput.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Benny Dayal, Shefali Alvares' new love song 'gives all the feels'
Mumbai, Sep 19 (IANS) Singers Benny Dayal and Shefali Alvares have recorded a new romantic track.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
J&K reports 1,492 new Covid cases; tally at 62,533
Srinagar, Sep 19 (IANS) As many as 1,492 more people tested coronavirus positive in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday, taking the tally in the Union Territory to 62,533, health officials said.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
Wrong policies led to failure of Cong-RJD govts in Bihar: Owaisi
Patna, Sep 19 (IANS) All India Majlis-e-Ittehad-ul Muslimeen (AIMIM) chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Saturday claimed that wrong policies led to the failure of the Congress and RJD governments in Bihar.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Have to applaud each CSK member for staying focussed: Dhoni
Abu Dhabi, Sep 19 (IANS) Mahendra Singh Dhoni commended his Chennai Super Kings (CSK) teammates for maintaining their focus through the course of the quarantine and later in training while following the Covid-19 protocols strictly.
2020-09-19
Category: International, Togo,Sports
Mass suicide in Jaipur, 4 of jeweller's family found hanging
Jaipur, Sep 19 (IANS) In a shocking incident, the bodies of four members of a jeweller's family - a man, his wife and their two children - were found hanging at their residence in Jaipur on Saturday, said police officials.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Follow 'SMS' norms in COVID era: Rajasthan BJP chief
Jaipur, Sep 19 (IANS) Rajasthan BJP chief Satish Poonia on Saturday said that one should follow "SMS" norms in the COVID-19 era which stands for 'social distancing, masks and sanitisation' - which should be religiously practised.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Delhi vs Punjab: Battle of teams seeking first title (IPL Match 2 Preview)
Dubai, Sep 19 (IANS/GloFans) The second game of the 13th Indian Premier League (IPL) will be played between two of the most inconsistent performers of the tournament till date -- Delhi Capitals (DC) and Kings XI Punjab (KXIP). Both are yet to win a title in 12 attempts.
2020-09-19
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports
Bombay HC upholds acquittal of six in 2009 Goa blast case (Ld)
Panaji, Sep 19 (IANS) The Goa bench of the Bombay High Court on Saturday upheld the acquittal of six persons accused of links with Goa-headquartered Sanatan Sanstha and who were charged by the NIA for a failed bomb blast plot in South Goa's Margao town in 2009.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Goa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights,Terrorism
Vijayan: Won't answer if the same journalist asks too many questions
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 19 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayans antipathy for probing questions from journalists is known to everybody and blowing his top during press conferences is also well-known.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
MTNL plans to sell assets in Mumbai through DIPAM
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) State-run telecom operator MTNL has submitted a set of assets for monetisation through the framework of the Department of Investment and Public Asset Management (DIPAM), which comes under the Finance Ministry.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Farm Bills beneficial for farmers: Tamil Nadu CM
Chennai, Sep 19 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami on Saturday supported the three Bills on agriculture, saying he knew about farming and farmers' welfare "unlike DMK President MK Stalin".
2020-09-19
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
4 miscreants rob jewellery shop at gunpoint in Gurugram
Gurugram, Sep 19 (IANS) Four armed miscreants robbed a jewellery shop at gunpoint in broad daylight and decamped with jewellery worth Rs 13 lakh in Gurugram on Saturday afternoon.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
SSR's wax statue sculptor hopes his effort contributes to #JusticeForSushant
Asansol, Sep 19 (IANS) City-based veteran sculptor Susanta Ray is attracting headlines after crafting a wax statue of late actor Sushant Singh Rajput. Local residents and the media are flocking his residence to catch a glimpse of his new wax creation.
2020-09-19
Category: India, West Bengal,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Mystery deepens: Sushant's viscera not preserved properly, hints at 'negligence' (IANS Special)
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) In what seems to be sheer negligence on the part of Mumbai Police or the medical board which conducted autopsy on late Bollywood star Sushant Singh Rajput, the all important viscera extracted from the body was not preserved properly.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz
Cabinet note on vehicle scrappage policy ready
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The much-awaited vehicle scrappage policy may soon be a reality as a Cabinet note on the issue is ready and sent for further consultations with the stakeholders on PMO directions.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Decommissioned aircraft carrier 'Viraat' sails into oblivion
Mumbai, Sep 19 (IANS) The Indian Navy's once majestic and imposing aircraft carrier 'INS Viraat' - now decommissioned - started on its swansong voyage to Alang port in Gujarat, the country's biggest graveyard for all such condemned ships, officials said here on Saturday.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Defence/Security
Veteran Left leader Roza Deshpande dies at 91 (Ld)
Mumbai, Sep 19 (IANS) Veteran Communist leader, women's activist and ex-MP Roza Deshpande passed away on Saturday due to old age-related ailments, according to a family source. She was 91.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Goyal engages with states, UTs to review oxygen availability
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Union Minister of Commerce and Industry Piyush Goyal on Saturday addressed 12 states and union territories and reviewed their oxygen availability. He requested them to focus on analysing district-level and health facility-level status and effectively plan and manage logistical issues related with its availability.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National
1,875 women officers serving in IAF: Shripad Naik
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The strength of women officers serving in the Indian Air Force (IAF) is 1,875, out of which 10 are fighter pilots and 18 are navigators, Minister of State for Defence Shripad Naik said in the Parliament on Saturday.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Politics
Amarinder's posers to Badals on farm Bills
Chandigarh, Sep 19 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday asked opposition Akali Dal leaders - the Badal couple - 10 pointed and pertinent questions to nail the "lies" they have been allegedly perpetuating in the last few days to save face on the agriculture Bills.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Chennai Super Kings win toss, opt to bowl in IPL opener
Abu Dhabi, Sep 19 (IANS) Last year's runners-up Chennai Super Kings won the toss and chose to bowl against defending champions Mumbai Indians in the Indian Premier League (IPL) season opener at a barren Sheikh Zayed Stadium here.
2020-09-19
Category: International, Togo,Sports
Ileana reveals how she runs away from responsibilities
Mumbai, Sep 19 (IANS) Actress Ileana DCruz just goes with the flow of life when she wants to run away from responsibilities, going by her new social media post.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
7-8 Monsoon Session sittings may be curtailed, parties agree (Ld)
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Amid a surge in Covid-19 cases in the country, all political parties in a Business Advisory Committee (BAC) of Parliament on Saturday agreed to curtail the ongoing Monsoon Session as early as September 24.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
'Cost optimisation of last mile delivery needed in e-commerce logistics'
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Cost optimisation of last mile delivery is important in e-commerce logistics, according to a report by ClickPost.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Curtailed
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Amid a surge in Covid-19 cases in the country, all political parties in a Business Advisory Committee (BAC) of Parliament on Saturday agreed to curtail the ongoing Monsoon Session as early as September 24.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Kerala records single-day high of 4,644 corona cases
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 19 (IANS) Kerala on Saturday recorded its single-day high of 4,644 coronavirus cases, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said. Eighteen more COVID-19 fatalities took the state's death toll to 519.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
Iranian hackers found using tool to extract 2FA SMS codes
San Francisco, Sep 19 (IANS) Researchers at cybersecurity firm Check Point have unravelled an ongoing surveillance operation by Iranian entities who have used multiple tools including an Android backdoor that extracts two-factor authentication (2FA) codes from SMS messages and records the phone's voice surroundings.
2020-09-19
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Plea in SC seeking separate human rights bodies for J&K, Ladakh
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) A PIL has been filed in the Supreme Court seeking direction to the Centre to immediately set up separate Human Rights Commissions for the two Union territories of Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National
Govt withdraws 3 labour Bills, reintroduces with fresh provisions (Ld)
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The Centre on Saturday withdrew three Bills moved by the Labour Ministry in the Lok Sabha and reintroduced them with fresh labour code provisions as part of the labour reforms initiative.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Memories keep floating somewhere: Gulzar on memoir
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Poet, lyricist, author, screenwriter, director - there isn't any aspect of Hindi films and literature that hasn't been impacted by Gulzar's magic touch and now the maestro is penning his memoirs of the greats he has worked with because memories never dry up and "keep floating somewhere".
2020-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National
BJP government in Tripura has failed in Covid control, say CPI-M, Congress
Agartala, Sep 19 (IANS) Opposition CPI-M and Congress on Saturday strongly criticised the BJP government in Tripura for its "total failure in Covid-19 management putting the state in a worst situation in the northeastern region".
2020-09-19
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics
Reema Kagti: We need anti marital rape laws
Mumbai, Sep 19 (IANS) Filmmaker Reema Kagti believes anti marital rape laws are need of the hour in Pakistan. Kagti tweeted her opinion on her verified Twitter account on Saturday.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Dave Bautista: I was always an introvert
Los Angeles, Sep 19 (IANS) Hollywood star Dave Bautista says he was a shy and introvert kid.
2020-09-19
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
Start insolvency process against debtor, guarantor together: FM
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday said that insolvency proceedings against the corporate debtor and personal guarantor can be initiated together under the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code and should be pursued simultaneously for a comprehensive resolution process.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Battle over Malankara Orthodox Syrina Church intensifies
Kottayam, Sep 19 (IANS) The ongoing factional feud in the , Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church, is all set to take a turn for the worse after a sub-court , here asked the district authorities to hand over the church to the Orthodox faction.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Kerala,National,Religion
Man shoots father, kills himself over property feud
Gurugram, Sep 19 (IANS) In a shocking incident, a 32-year-old man allegedly shot dead his 62-year-old father on Saturday following a property dispute before turning the gun on himself. He died at his home in Gurugram's Laxman Vihar locality, police said.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Seam bowlers may make an impact in early stages of IPL: Ponting
Dubai, Sep 19 (IANS) Seam bowlers could make a significant impact in the early stages of the Indian Premier League (IPL) starting on Saturday in the warm conditions of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Delhi Capitals (DC) coach Ricky Ponting said on Saturday.
2020-09-19
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports
Covid hits Telangana health minister's office, 7 test positive
Hyderabad, Sep 19 (IANS) The Covid-19 scare has reached the office of Telangana Health Minister Eatala Rajander as seven staff have tested positive for the virus.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
'JL 50' director: Wanted to represent strong connection India always had with science
Mumbai, Sep 19 (IANS) The sci-fi series JL 50 has been received well by critics and OTT viewers, but director Shailender Vyas feels the show was designed for the big-screen.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
SAD appeals to all parties to join hands against farm Bills
Chandigarh, Sep 19 (IANS) Facing attacks from the Congress and other quarters over the three Bills on farmer-related issues, BJP ally Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) on Saturday appealed to all political parties to join the "struggle" against the proposed legislations.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Amit Sadh shoots 18 hours a day for upcoming web series
Patiala, Sep 19 (IANS) Actor Amit Sadh has been shooting for 18 hours every day in the city for his upcoming web series, Zidd.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Punjab,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Delhi hospital highlights higher Covid fatality rate in cancer patients
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) A study conducted by the Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute and Research Centre here has highlighted the high rate of COVID-19 infection in cancer patients and also revealed that the fatality rate in such patients is 7.6 times more than the national average fatality rate for COVID-19.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
'JL 50' director: Wanted to represent strong connection India always had with science
Mumbai, Sep 19 (IANS) The sci-fi series JL 50 received has been received well by critics and OTT viewers but director Shailender Vyas feels the show was designed for big-screen.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Plan to send Indian boxers to Europe for traning, competition
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Senior Indian boxers could go on a 45-day long European tour, with possible stops in France, Italy, and Poland, where they trains and compete, the sports's national federation said on Saturday.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Punjab allows opening of higher education institutes
Chandigarh, Sep 19 (IANS) The Punjab government on Saturday allowed the opening of higher education institutions for Ph.D scholars and postgraduate students of technical and professional programmes requiring laboratories and experimental works from September 21.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Punjab,National,Education,Health/Medicine
Coronavirus fear reduces toll of non-Covid illnesses
Lucknow, Sep 19 (IANS) The battle for human survival during the coronavirus pandemic has been on for the past few months. Data highlighting deaths due to the infection has created fear among people but there is a brighter side to it as well. The pandemic has turned around the way of living as people have stopped needlessly thronging the streets.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Centre proposes tax incentives for foreign funds shifting to GIFT City
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) In a bid to attract off-shore funds to set up their base in India, the Centre has proposed tax incentives or foreign funds who decide to shift their base to International Financial Services Centre (IFSC) at the Gujarat International Finance Tec-City (GIFT City).
2020-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Jacqueline celebrates as 'Genda phool' crosses 550 million views
Mumbai, Sep 19 (IANS) Genda phool, sung by Badshah and Payal Dev, has garnered over 550 million views on YouTube, and actress Jacqueline Fernandez, who stars in its music video, is happy.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Mozilla bug may let hackers target Firefox for Android browsers
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Mozilla has fixed a vulnerability in the popular Firefox browser that can be exploited by hackers to hijack Firefox for Android browsers on the same WiFi network and send users to malicious sites, urging the people to install the latest browser update.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,Technology,Defence/Security
K'taka dancer-actor Kishore, accomplice held in drugs case
Mangaluru, Sep 19 (IANS) Dancer-actor Kishore Aman Shetty and another person were arrested on the charges of peddling and consumption of drugs, the Mangaluru city police said on Saturday.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Dwayne Johnson tears down gate with bare hands
Los Angeles, Sep 19 (IANS) Hollywood superstar and former wrestling champion Dwayne Johnson flaunted his physical strength off screen by ripping the gate off with his bare hands because he did not want to be late to work.
2020-09-19
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
Telangana HC to watch web series before nod for release
Hyderabad, Sep 19 (IANS) The Telangana High Court will watch the web series 'Bad Boy Billionaires' before deciding whether to permit over-the-top platform Netflix to release it or not.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Cinema/Showbiz,Immigration/Law/Rights
TV actor Gaurav Chopraa shares first glimpse of newborn son
Mumbai, Sep 19 (IANS) Television actor Gaurav Chopraa has taken to social media to share the first photographs of his newborn son.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Amazon, Microsoft invest in sustainable concrete producer
Toronto, Sep 19 (IANS) A Canadian cleantech company, CarbonCure Technologies, that develops carbon dioxide removal (CDR) solutions for the concrete industry has received investment from leading technology and property developers.
2020-09-19
Category: International, Canada,Business/Economy,Technology,Environment/Wildlife
Kangana's 'special message for Maharashtra government and its pet BMC'
Mumbai, Sep 19 (IANS) Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut had a special message on Saturday for the Maharashtra government and the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), which she calls a pet of the state government.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Apple patents micro LED display for fitness band, iPads and more
Beijing, Sep 19 (IANS) Apple has reportedly patented a Micro-LED display for future MacBook, iPads and a fitness band.
2020-09-19
Category: International, China,Technology
From Doklam to Dalai Lama, Chinese intel paid Indian journalist for info
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The Special Cell of the Delhi Police have arrested 61-year-old Indian freelance journalist Rajeev Sharma, allegedly found working for Chinese intelligence. During a search of his house in Pitampura, New Delhi, one laptop, some confidential documents related to Indian Defence and some other incriminating papers were reportedly seized.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Selena Gomez urges Facebook CEO to help stop spreading of hate
San Francisco, Sep 19 (IANS) Pop star Selena Gomez has written a message to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and the social network's Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg, urging them to help stop the spread of hate on the platform ahead of the November election.
2020-09-19
Category: International, Costa Rica,National,Technology
GSTN unveils creative contest to bring taxpayers closer to tax system
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) In yet another attempt to bring taxpayers and tax authorities closer to each other by way of better understanding of the tax systems, the Goods and Services Tax Network (GSTN) has launched a creative contest namely "GST-n-You" that will allow people to come up with their own videos and graphics on various recent initiatives and reforms on GST.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
'52 BSF men injured by criminals operating in both B'desh, India'
Dhaka, Sep 19 (IANS) At least 52 BSF personnel have been injured by criminals operating in both India and Bangladesh, said Border Security Force Director General Rakesh Asthana on Saturday.
2020-09-19
Category: International, Bangladesh,National
Lyricist Prashant Ingole: People have illusion that you get inspiration from drugs
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Lyricist Prashant Ingole, who wrote the romantic song Pal in the Rhea Chakraborty-starrer Jalebi, says many people have an illusion that you get inspiration from drugs.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
NCB seizes 670 gm cocaine in Delhi, nabs consignee in Palghar
Mumbai/New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) has seized 670 gm cocaine worth around Rs 4 crore from New Delhi, sourced from Ethiopia, and managed to nab a person from Palghar by employing a 'controlled delivery operation', a top official said on Saturday.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Shweta Tripathi: No one is forcefully putting drugs in our mouths! (IANS Interview)
Mumbai, Sep 19 (IANS) Actress Shweta Tripathi says the claim that an overwhelming majority of Bollywood is on drugs is an incorrect generalisation, adding that such an assertion is a half-truth.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein stripped of CBE
London, Sep 19 (IANS) Disgraced Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein has been stripped of his honorary CBE that he was accorded for his contribution to the British film industry in 2004. The forfeiture was done on the directive of the Queen of England.
2020-09-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
No attacks by Pak forces on Indian positions along LoC: Govt
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) There have been no attacks by Pakistani forces on Indian positions along the Line of Control and international border, Minister of State for Defence Shripad Naik said in Parliament on Saturday.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Fearing backlash, Khattar govt to exercise 'restraint' with protesting farmers
Chandigarh, Sep 19 (IANS) Fearing a backlash from its alliance partner Jannayak Janata Party (JJP), the Manohar Lal Khattar-led BJP government in Haryana on Saturday advised authorities to exercise restraint while dealing with farmers protesting against the central farm Bills passed by the Lok Sabha.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
TDP MLA Vasupalli Ganesh calls on Andhra CM
Amaravati, Sep 19 (IANS) Vasupalli Ganesh Kumar, Telugu Desam Party (TDP) legislator representing the Visakhapatnam South constituency, met Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on Saturday, giving a hint at his political leaning.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
We've to make sure Delhi Capitals do right by the fans: Ponting
Dubai, Sep 19 (IANS) Delhi Capitals (DC) coach Ricky Ponting expects his players to "do right by the fans" and give their best in the face of the challenges that come with playing in the highly competitive Indian Premier League (IPL) amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
2020-09-19
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports
K'taka Dy CM tests Covid positive, in home isolation (Ld)
Bengaluru, Sep 19 (IANS) Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister Ashwath Narayan tested positive for coronavirus on Saturday and is under home isolation in the city.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
DMK, allies to discuss farm Bills on Monday
Chennai, Sep 19 (IANS) The principal opposition party in Tamil Nadu, the DMK has called a meeting of its alliance partners on Monday to discuss the three agriculture sector Bills passed by the Lok Sabha.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Veteran Communist leader Roza Deshpande passes away
Mumbai, Sep 19 (IANS) Veteran Communist leader, women's rights activist and ex-MP Roza Deshpande passed away here due to old age related ailments, according to a family source.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Arrested Al Qaeda men planned to travel to Kashmir to deliver weapons (3rd Ld)
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Al Qaeda terrorists, who were nabbed early Saturday by NIA teams from Kerala and West Bengal, had plans to travel to Jammu and Kashmir for weapons delivery along with home-made explosives for their other associates even as they continued to take orders from their Pakistan-based handlers, NIA officials said on Saturday.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
Bihar: Covid-19 shadow on famous 'Malamas' fair in Rajgir
Rajgir (Bihar), Sep 19 (IANS) According to Hindu beliefs, no auspicious function is held in the month of 'Malamas' (Adhimas), but there is a tradition of holding the world-famous Malamas fair in Rajgir in Bihar's Nalanda district in which a large number of saints and devotees gather. However, this year due to the coronavirus pandemic, the entire fair location is deserted due to the ban on the event.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Bihar,National,Religion,Art/Culture/Books
TN announces policies for cybersecurity, blockchain, AI
Chennai, Sep 19 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami on Saturday announced new government policies related to cybersecurity, blockchain technology and artificial intelligence.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics,Technology
IPL 13: Maxwell to be eligible for selection for Kings XI's opening game
Dubai, Sep 19 (IANS) Kings XI Punjab on Saturday confirmed that Australia all-rounder Glenn Maxwell will be available for selection for their opening game of the 13th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) against Delhi Capitals.
2020-09-19
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
K'taka Dy CM tests corona positive, in home isolation
Bengaluru, Sep 19 (IANS) Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister Ashwath Narayan on Saturday said he had tested coronavirus positive and was now in home isolation in the city.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
No record of MSMEs shut down amid pandemic: Govt
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) After claiming that the government has no data on the deaths of migrant labourers amid the nationwide lockdown as well as doctors who lost their lives due to Covid-19, the Centre on Saturday said that it has no record of MSMEs that have faced closure in the wake of the pandemic.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Realme UI 2.0 arrive on Sep 21 with Narzo 20 series
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Chinese smartphone maker Realme will unveil its new Android 11-based 'UI 2.0' skin on September 21, alongside the Narzo 20 series of smartphones.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Apple stock plunges 22%, $500bn eroded in market cap: Report
San Francisco, Sep 19 (IANS) A broad sell-off in the overall tech sector amid an 'underwhelming product launch event this week has resulted in Apple stock plunging nearly 22 per cent from its intraday record high of $137.98 on September 2, losing around $532 billion in market value.
2020-09-19
Category: International, Costa Rica,Business/Economy,Technology
J&K police arrests 2 terror associates
Srinagar, Sep 19 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir police have arrested two terrorist associates at Awantipora in South Kashmir's Pulwama district on Saturday, officials said.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism
Pulkit Samrat is back to work
Mumbai, Sep 19 (IANS) Actor Pulkit Samrat has come back from vacation with rumoured girlfriend Kriti Kharbanda and is now back to work.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
TRS to vote against 'anti-farmer' Bills in Rajya Sabha
Hyderabad, Sep 19 (IANS) The Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) on Saturday announced that it will oppose the Farm Bills in the Rajya Sabha, saying they would be an injustice to the farm sector in the country.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Ishaan Khatter posts body transformation video, Shahid calls him 'babbar sher'
Mumbai, Sep 19 (IANS) Actor Ishaan Khatter has posted a video on his beefed-up body transformation.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Families affected by Beirut blasts to be given $300 monthly
Beirut, Sep 19 (IANS) The Lebanese Red Cross (LRC) announced on Saturday that it will provide $300 for seven months for 10,000 families affected by August 4 Port of Beirut explosions.
2020-09-19
Category: International, Lebanon,Politics
Clean up exercise, 34 polluting thermal power units to be shut
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) In a big cleaning up exercise, the government proposes to shutdown 34 units of 12 polluting power plants with a total capacity of over 500 MW that have not submitted any emission control compliance plan.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Badshah creates anthem for aspiring influencers
Mumbai, Sep 19 (IANS) Rapper-songwriter Badshah, who has been fending against a plagiarism row and fake follower scam charges this year, has made an attempt to spread some positivity by creating a tune for aspiring influencers
2020-09-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Parliament: Business Advisory Committee meeting on Saturday evening
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The Business Advisory Committee (BAC) of Parliament is to hold its meeting on Saturday evening to discuss the legislative business and other issues related to the ongoing monsoon session.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
NIA attaches property of JeM terrorist in 2017 J&K attack
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Cracking its whip on the Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) terrorists involved in the 2017 attack on CRPF troopers, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Saturday attached the property of a terrorist.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Terrorism
McMillan not to join Bangladesh for SL tour due to family tragedy
Dhaka, Sep 19 (IANS) Former New Zealand batsman Craig McMillan, who had been appointed Bangladesh batting consultant for the upcoming Sri Lanka tour, will be unable to take up the role due to a loss in his family, the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) announced on Saturday.
2020-09-19
Category: International, Bangladesh,Sports,Cricket
Cardi B says she is 'not hurt' after filing for divorce from Offset
Los Angeles, Sep 19 (IANS) Rapper Cardi B says she has not shed tears since filing for divorce from rapper Offset.
2020-09-19
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Farm Bills: Ahead of Rajya Sabha showdown, BJP issues whip
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The BJP has issued a 3-line whip to all its Rajya Sabha members to be present on Sunday when the 3 contentious farm Bills are slated to be introduced in the Upper House.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Tamil Nadu partners with Coursera to upskill 50k youth
Chennai, Sep 19 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu Skill Development Corporation (TNSDC) on Saturday said it has partnered with leading online learning platform Coursera to train 50,000 unemployed youth during the Covid-19 crisis.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Technology,Education
Thunderstorms, lightning forecast for Andhra
Amaravati, Sep 19 (IANS) The MeT on Saturday forecast thunderstorms with lightning at isolated places in Andhra Pradesh over the next three days.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Environment/Wildlife
Concerned over those harming country from within: BJP leader
Patna, Sep 19 (IANS) Reacting to Samajwadi Party MP Jaya Bachchan's remarks about ungrateful people in Bollywood, a BJP leader in Bihar said that his party was concerned about those who were harming the whole country from within.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Stopped speaking on phone due to spam calls: Samantha Akkineni
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANSlife) For a celebrity, it's not uncommon to receive fan calls and messages, which can be quick to spam. Indian actress Samantha Akkineni says that over the years, she has stopped speaking over phone due to unwanted calls, and even her friends and family have to message her. "Im not comfortable with picking up calls because every second or third call is somebody I dont know, who has my number, who shouldnt," she told IANSlife.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Thousands gather for mass anti-govt protest in Bangkok
Bangkok, Sep 19 (IANS) Thousands gathered in Bangkok on Saturday to participate in a massive student-led protest against the Thai government, which according to organisers will be demonstration so far.
2020-09-19
Category: International, Thailand,Politics
Aircraft carrier 'Viraat' goes to the graveyard
Mumbai, Sep 19 (IANS) The once majestic and imposing Indian Navy's aircraft carrier INS Viraat -- now decommissioned -- started on its swansong voyage to Alang port in Gujarat, the country's biggest graveyard for all such condemned ships, officials said here on Saturday.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,National
Destinations for road trips from Delhi
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANSlife) As several countries announced nationwide lockdowns in an effort to flatten the curve and break the chain, the coronavirus jolted the entire world into confinement overnight. However, slowly yet steadily countries are opening up with precautions. Local markets are thriving once again, professionals are returning back to their offices, people are excited to step out for morning walks and exercise, amongst a lot of other movements.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Gurugram NGO rehabilitates Bihar flood victims
Patna, Sep 19 (IANS) A Gurugram-based NGO M3M Foundation has taken the initiative to rehabilitate flood victims in the east Champaran district of Bihar.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Human Interest/Society
Maxime Zecchini: A French marvel in left-hand piano repertoire
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANSlife) French classical pianist Maxime Zecchini, who is among the handful of musicians all over the globe to practise the 'left hand repertoire' and play works with just five fingers, as opposed to both the hands, says that it is a delight to share this music with his audience.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Deepika set to shoot her next in Goa: '3 days to go'
Goa, Sep 19 (IANS) Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone is in Goa and geared up to shoot for her upcoming yet-untitled film, directed by Shakun Batra.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Goa,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Ana de Armas face of new campaign
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANSlife) Hollywood actress Ana de Armas is the face of the first ever TVC campaign by industry authority Natural Diamond Council's (NDC). 'For Moments Like No Other' highlights the versatile beauty of natural diamonds.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Kerala has failed in anti-terror activities: BJP
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 19 (IANS) Successive governments in Kerala have failed in anti-terror activities said State BJP president K.Surendran on Saturday.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Global effort begins again to stabilise oil prices, OPEC+ meet may be called in Oct
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) A bigger global effort to stabilise oil prices involving all major oil producers including Russia is again on the cards to see that the current crisis does not escalate further putting several oil producers closer to bankruptcies.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Kangana: We need to save film industry from various terrorists
Mumbai, Sep 19 (IANS) Actress Kangana Ranaut says she wants film industries of different states to have a collective identity, and claims she wants to save the industry from from terrorists such as the nepotism brigade and the drug mafia.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Diesel prices down 19-21 paise across metros
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Diesel prices declined in the range of 19-21 paise across the four metropolitan cities on Saturday.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Can homemade masks prevent Covid-19 spread when we sneeze?
New York, Sep 19 (IANS) Masks made with common household fabrics help prevent the spread of viruses like Covid-19 as researchers have found that they are considerably effective at blocking droplets similar to those that may be released by speaking, coughing and sneezing, even as a single layer.
2020-09-19
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
OnePlus 8T likely to launch on October 14
Beijing/New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Smartphone brand OnePlus is reportedly planning to unveil OnePlus 8T on October 14 with OxygenOS 11 based on Android 11 and 120Hz refresh rate.
2020-09-19
Category: International, China,Technology
Rising stress in US linked to pandemic-related losses, news
New York, Sep 19 (IANS) Rising acute stress and depressive symptoms across the US are linked to experiencing multiple stressors triggered by the Covid-19 pandemic, such as unemployment and extensive exposure to pandemic-related news, says a new study.
2020-09-19
Category: International, United States,National,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech
Refrain from farm protests amid corona: Punjab govt
Chandigarh, Sep 19 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday ordered an inquiry into a letter issued by a BDPO regarding the protests by farmers allegedly organised by the state government and his transfer to the headquarters.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
BCCI, Emirates Cricket Board sign MoU to boost cricketing ties
Dubai, Sep 19 (IANS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and the Emirates Cricket Board have signed an MoU and hosting agreement to boost cricketing ties between the two countries.
2020-09-19
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Awaiting BJP high command's nod for Cabinet expansion: Yediyurappa
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa on Saturday asserted that he intended to carry out a Cabinet expansion before the Assembly session on Monday, but was awaiting a nod from the BJP high command.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
2 killed, 14 injured in NY shooting
New York, Sep 19 (IANS) Two people were killed and 14 others wounded after a shooting at a party on Saturday in Rochester, New York, police said.
2020-09-19
Category: International, United States,Politics
IPL 13: Here's what fans can look forward to from CSK & Dhoni
Abu Dhabi, Sep 19 (IANS) The 2020 edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) is all set for a blockbuster opening with defending champions Mumbai Indians resuming their long-standing fabled rivalry with seasoned favourites Chennai Super Kings on Saturday evening at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium.
2020-09-19
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
97 persons died on Shramik trains: Govt tells RS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Days after the government informed Parliament that it has no data on the death of migrant labourers, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal told the Rajya Sabha that 97 persons died while travelling on Shramik Special trains between May 1 and September 9.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
L-G Sinha announces Rs 1,350 cr package to bolster biz, jobs in J&K
Srinagar/New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha on Saturday approved a record Rs 1,350 package to spur growth in businesses and jobs in Jammu and Kashmir hit by terrorism and the coronavirus pandemic.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Odisha's Covid-19 tally crosses 1.75 lakh mark
Bhubaneswar, Sep 19 (IANS) Odisha's Covid-19 tally touched 1,75,550 as 4,209 more people tested positive for the infection while the toll reached 691 as nine new fatalities were reported in the last 24 hours, a health official said on Saturday.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Orissa,National,Health/Medicine
Andhra minister says TDP workers in judiciary for Naidu's benefit
Amaravati, Sep 19 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Transport Minister Perni Venkataramaiah has alleged that some people who worked for the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) were now in the judiciary to work for the benefit of N. Chandrababu Naidu.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Amit Shah to join LS proceedings on Saturday after recovery
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Two days after he was discharged from the All India Institute Of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) followed by a complete medical check-up to ensure his post Covid-19 recovery, Union Home Minister Amit Shah is expected to join the ongoing Monsoon Session of Parliament on Saturday during the Lok Sabha proceedings.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Bombay HC upholds acquittal of six in 2009 Goa blast case
Panaji, Sep 19 (IANS) The Goa bench of the Bombay High Court on Saturday upheld the acquittal of six persons accused of being linked to the Goa-headquartered Sanatan Sanstha, and who were charged by the NIA for a failed bomb blast plot in South Goa's Margao town in 2009.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Goa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Terrorism
NPH Act promised as RS passes Epidemic Diseases Amendment Bill
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) In between the Congress crediting Rahul Gandhi for predicting the Covid-19 pandemic well before a spike in infections and the Trinamool objecting to the amendment to the epidemic legislation saying it gives unqualified power to the Centre to meddle into state issues, the upper house passed the Epidemic Diseases Amendment Bill, 2020 on Saturday.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
As lockdown takes its toll on wrestling, wrestlers desperate to be back in akharas
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Samsaad, a wrestler for many years and a state-level champion three times, is now preparing to fight at the national level.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Sports
Drug with potential to fight Covid-19 identified
London, Sep 19 (IANS) Scientists have identified a new drug that could prevent or mitigate the consequences derived from infection by SARS-CoV-2, the virus responsible for Covid-19.
2020-09-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Science/Tech,Health/Medicine
Amid 'Act of God' jibe, RS passes IBC amendment Bill
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha on Saturday passed the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (2nd amendment) Bill, 2020 even as a opposition member took a jibe at Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman's 'act of God' statement vis-a-vis the coronavirus pandemic's effect on the economy.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Mehrishi-led panel may suggest no waiver of interest on interest
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The Rajiv Mehrishi-headed experts committee set up for assessment of relief required by bank borrowers in the wake of the pandemic is of the view that interest on interest should not be waived and it may recommend the same to the Centre, sources said.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights
AIFF to conduct 'International Virtual Conference' for coaches
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) All India Football Federation (AIFF) is set to organise an 'International Virtual Conference' for coaches from September 28-30, which will feature a number of top-level speakers conducting sessions over a wide variety of topics.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Extra financial burden on consumers due to PGCIL's inefficiency: CAG
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) In a scathing attack on inefficient operations of state transmission utility Power Grid Corporation of India, the official au ditor Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) has put the blame of higher electricity tariff on PSUs inability to recover Rs 6,853.43 crore from customers for relinquishing long-term access (LTA) to transmission network.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Politics
Pyongyang summit deal should be fulfilled: S.Korean Prez
Seoul, Sep 19 (IANS) South Korean President Moon Jae-in said on Saturday that his Pyongyang summit accord with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un should be implemented despite restraints at home and abroad, marking the second anniversary of its signing.
2020-09-19
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
Govt to withdraw 3 Labour Ministry Bills in LS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The Centre is set to withdraw three Labour Ministry Bills in the Lok Sabha for their reintroduction during the ongoing Monsoon Session.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Pakistan risks Basmati export as India applies GI tag in EU
Islamabad, Sep 19 (IANS) Pakistan is facing another potential threat of a major damage to its exports as India has applied for an exclusive Geographical Indications (GI) tag to Basmati rice in the European Union (EU).
2020-09-19
Category: International, Pakistan,Education,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Centre to buy aircraft worth Rs 250 cr for weather forecast (IANS Special)
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The government is planning to use more hi-tech methods for accurate weather forecast. Union Minister Harsh Vardhan said there is a plan to purchase an aircraft at a cost of Rs 250 crore, which will help in accurate weather prediction in different parts of the country.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Technology
Pvt hospitals in Agra reluctant to carry on corona battle
Agra, Sep 19 (IANS) Private nursing homes and hospitals in Agra have virtually withdrawn from the battle against COVID-19, which is now spreading its tentacles in the hinterland.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Xbox Series X, Series S pre-orders to start on Sep 22
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Microsoft has announced that the pre-orders for the Xbox Series X and Series S will go live at 9 a.m. on September 22.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Trapped in Chinese debt, Maldives mends ties with India
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) As tourism-the most important sector for Maldives, contributing the most of the nations gross domestic product-took a huge blow with the spread of the coronavirus pandemic, concerns over debt repayment to 'ally China are looming large.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy
Suarez named in Uruguay squad for World Cup qualifiers
Montevideo, Sep 19 (IANS) Barcelona striker Luis Suarez is among the 26 players named in Uruguay's squad for FIFA World Cup qualifiers against Chile and Ecuador slated to be played next month.
2020-09-19
Category: International, Uruguay,Sports,Football
Barun Sobti: Divide between TV and film industry needs to vanish
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Actor Barun Sobti, who recently wowed the audience with his acting skills in the thriller web series, "Asur: Welcome To Your Dark Side", says a lot changed after the success of the show.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
'How To Train Your Dragon' author Cressida Cowell says reality shaped her fantasy
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The fantasy of animation often draws inspiration from realism of life. British author Cressida Cowell would vouch for the fact.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
Manushi Chhillar: Don't think your size defines your fitness
Mumbai, Sep 19 (IANS) Beauty queen-turned-actress Manushi Chhillar says fitness for her is all about finding a balance, and that is actually a personal experience because each individual has their fitness goals.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Woman accompanying nephew gang-raped in Alwar, 3 held
Jaipur, Sep 19 (IANS) In a shocking incident, a 45-year-old woman was gang-raped in Tijara in Alwar district by six persons while she was returning to her village along with her nephew on a bike, police officials said on Saturday. Police has since arrested three persons.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
SSB nabs wanted Maoist from Bihar
Patna, Sep 19 (IANS) The Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) has apprehend a wanted Maoist in East Champaran district of Bihar in a joint operation conducted with state police, the paramilitary force said on Saturday.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Bihar,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
US sends additional military assets to Syria
Washington, Sep 19 (IANS) The US military said that it has deployed additional assets, including radar systems and armoured vehicles, to northeastern Syria, weeks after a collision incident between the American and Russian army vehicles in the region.
2020-09-19
Category: International, United States,Defence/Security,Politics
CBI files supplementary charge sheet in AgustaWestland case, names 15 accused
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation on Saturday filed a supplementary charge sheet against 15 accused, including alleged middleman Christian Michel and accused-turned-approver Rajiv Saxena, in connection with the alleged corruption in the Rs 3,600 crore AgustaWestland VVIP chopper deal.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
US Covid-19 death toll reflects failing national response: Expert
Washington, Sep 19 (IANS) The coronavirus death toll in the US is a "reflection of a failing national response", a top infectious disease expert has said.
2020-09-19
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Dividend on income surcharge on FPIs capped at 15%
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) In a major relief for foreign portfolio investors, the Union Government has proposed to cap the surcharge on dividend income from FPIs with a trust structure at 15 per cent.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
No buyers for Air India may mean divestment to be put off
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Air India is not finding any takers and the privatisation may be put off by three years, delivering a blow to the efforts to divest the national carrier.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Vietnam resumes int'l flights after 5 months
Hanoi, Sep 19 (IANS) Vietnam on Saturday resumed international flights after a five-month suspension due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
2020-09-19
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy
17 officers listed for presence during NDPS raids in Gurugram
Gurugram, Sep 19 (IANS) The Gurugram District Magistrate has directed for the mandatory presence of gazetted officer/duty magistrate during raids in NDPS cases or arrest of criminals, regarding which a list of 17 such officers has been issued.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
This day in 2007: Yuvraj hits Broad for six 6s in Durban
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) It was on this day in 2007 when former Indian all-rounder Yuvraj Singh created history in the shortest format of the game as he hit six consecutive sixes in an over bowled by England fast bowler Stuart Broad in the inaugural edition of the ICC T20 World Cup.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
12 years after Batla House encounter, residents still don't want to recall
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Twelve years have passed since the Batla House encounter in which Special Cell of Delhi Police claimed to have neutralised a key terror module of the Indian Mujahideen responsible for blasts in the national capital and other parts of the country.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Terrorism
National Education Policy will strengthen future of youth: Prez
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday said the new National Education Policy (NEP) is a milestone in strengthening the future of youngsters and would also pave the way for the country to become 'Atmanirbhar Bharat'.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
Chinese woman, Nepalese man held for paying arrested journo for sensitive info
New Delhi, Sep 19 ( IANS ) Delhi Police Special Cell has arrested a Chinese woman and her Nepalese associate for paying freelance journalist Rajeev Sharma for the sensitive information passed on to the Chinese intelligence, police said on Saturday.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National
Had a hectic week? Just 10 minutes of massage will relax you
London, Sep 19 (IANS) If you have had a tiring week, just 10 minutes of simple massage at home can do wonders to rejuvenate your mind and body, suggests a new research.
2020-09-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
LG Uplus to release self-driving 5G robot next year
Seoul, Sep 19 (IANS) LG Uplus, a major South Korean mobile carrier, has said that it plans to roll out its 5G-powered autonomous robot next year.
2020-09-19
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
PS5 orders being delayed by Amazon due to high demand
Tokyo, Sep 19 (IANS) As soon as Sony confirmed that its next-generation PlayStation 5 console was going to arrive in November, Amazon has warned its customers that they might not get their console on time due to an incredible demand.
2020-09-19
Category: International, Japan,Technology
Canada's Conservative Party leader tests Covid-19 positive
Ottawa, Sep 19 (IANS) Erin O'Toole, the newly-appointed leader of Canada's Conservative Party, has tested positive for the novel coronavirus, it was announced.
2020-09-19
Category: International, Canada,Health/Medicine
Sharif to virtually participate in multiparty conference
Islamabad, Sep 19 (IANS) Former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, who is currently in London for treatment, will virtually attend the opposition-led multiparty conference (MPC) scheduled to be held on Sunday.
2020-09-19
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Centre's deadline to AICF warring factions nearing fast
Chennai, Sep 19 (IANS) The Indian chess team recently won the gold medal in the FIDE Online Olympiad and the players were greeted by The President, Vice President, Prime Minister, several ministers and other political leaders.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Other Sports
Pakistan, Afghanistan joint action foils smuggling bid
Islamabad, Sep 19 (IANS) In a joint operation, Pakistani and Afghan customs authorities foiled an attempt to smuggle tonnes of iodine, which can be used for the synthesis of drugs, an official said here.
2020-09-19
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Liverpool complete signing of Thiago Alcantara from Bayern Munich
London, Sep 19 (IANS) Liverpool FC have completed a deal for the permanent transfer of mid-fielder Thiago Alcantara from Bayern Munich.
2020-09-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Nepal to resume railway services after 7-yr suspension
Kathmandu, Sep 19 (IANS) Nepal has planned to resume passenger railway services after a 7-year suspension as two sets of rails that Kathmandu purchased from India have arrived in Janakpur city.
2020-09-19
Category: International, Nepal,Business/Economy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Russia ready to work with new US Prez: FM Lavrov
Moscow, Sep 19 (IANS) Russia is ready to work with the winner of the forthcoming US presidential election, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said here.
2020-09-19
Category: International, Russian Federation,Politics
Hockey India conducts online workshops for new technical officials
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) After the launch of the open application submission system for registration of hockey coaches and technical officials in India on the Hockey India Member Unit Portal in July earlier this year, a number of candidates submitted their application to register as an umpire or a technical official.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Hockey
Can ignoring old loyalists hurt BJP in Bihar?
Patna, Sep 19 (IANS) Ahead of Bihar polls, key officials with just two to five years' history in the party have been made team leaders in the state organisation. This may backfire for the Bharatiya Janata Party as old loyalists associated with it for 30 to 40 years have been asked to play second fiddle.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
In-person early voting begins in Virginia
Washington, Sep 19 (IANS) In-person early voting to elect a new US President began in the state of Virginia, much ahead of the November 3 election, and will continue till October 31.
2020-09-19
Category: International, United States,Politics
Democrats call for probe into AG over possible poll interference
Washington, Sep 19 (IANS) Top Democrats in the US House of Representatives have called on the Department of Justice (DOJ) Inspector General to open a probe into Attorney General William Barr and other political appointees, alleging that they will improperly influence the November 3 election.
2020-09-19
Category: International, United States,Politics
Centre's deadline to AICF warring factions nearing fast
Chennai, Sep 19 (IANS) Earliar this month, the Indian chess team won gold medal in the FIDE Online Olympiad and the players were greeted by The President, Vice President, Prime Minister, several ministers and other political leaders.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Other Sports
India permits onion export to B'desh on 'special consideration'
Dhaka, Sep 19 (IANS) The Indian government has granted a special permission to export 25,000 tonnes of onion to Bangladesh, which was blocked in five trucks in the countries' border area, according to local traders.
2020-09-19
Category: International, Bangladesh,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Nepal Covid-19 cases top 61k with record high daily spike
Kathmandu, Sep 19 (IANS) The overall Covid-19 cases in Nepal has increased to 61,653 after the Himalayan country reported a record high spike in the number of single-day infections, according to the Ministry of Health and Population.
2020-09-19
Category: International, Nepal,Health/Medicine,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
3 LeT men arrested in J&K, weapons sent by Pak drones recovered (Ld)
Jammu, Sep 19 (IANS) Three suspected Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorists have been arrested by the security forces from Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir with a large cache of arms and ammunition they had received through drones, officials said on Saturday.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
European Commission unveils new action plan against racism
Brussels, Sep 19 (IANS) The European Commission has unveiled a new plan to step up enforcement and raise more awareness about racism, with the ultimate goal being a shift in people's mindset that such behaviour will not be tolerated in the Europan Union (EU).
2020-09-19
Category: International, Belgium,Politics
Istanbul adopts alternate working hours to curb Covid-19
Istanbul, Sep 19 (IANS) Turkey's biggest city of Istanbul has adopted alternate working hours for public employees to curb the spread of Covid-19 in the wake of the increasing number of daily cases, Governor Ali Yerlikaya announced.
2020-09-19
Category: International, Turkey,Health/Medicine
Nabbed Al Qaeda men amassed firecrackers to make IEDs: NIA
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The NIA on Saturday busted an inter-state terror module sponsored by Al Qaeda from Pakistan. There were nine men arrested from West Bengal and Kerala who were planning attacks with IEDS, made from potassium procured from firecrackers. They planned to go to Kashmir for weapons delivery.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
I-League: Gokulam Kerala FC sign defender Deepak Devrani
Kozhikode, Sep 19 (IANS) Gokulam Kerala FC have signed experienced defender Deepak Devrani for the upcoming I-League season. The defender, who is born and brought up in New Delhi, is a two-time I-League champion.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Kerala,Sports,Football
UN envoy calls for ceasefire in Syria
United Nations, Sep 19 (IANS) UN special envoy for Syria Geir Pedersen has called for a nationwide ceasefire in the war-torn country, on the basis of relative calm situation on the ground.
2020-09-19
Category: International, United States,Politics
Firefighter dies while battling California wildfire
San Francisco, Sep 19 (IANS) A firefighter died while battling a massive wildfire that was sparked by a gender reveal party two weeks ago in Southern California, bringing the total number of fatalities to 26 so far this year across the US state, authorities said.
2020-09-19
Category: International, Costa Rica,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
3 militants arrested with weapons from J&K's Rajouri
Jammu, Sep 19 (IANS) Security forces arrested three militants along with arms and ammunition on Saturday from Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism
San Francisco Mayor announces plan to restart indoor dining
San Francisco, Sep 19 (IANS) San Francisco Mayor London Breed has announced the US city's plan for restarting indoor dining amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
2020-09-19
Category: International, Costa Rica,Politics
Al-Qaeda men nabbed from Kochi, rented homes during lockdown (3rd Ld)
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 19 (IANS) The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Saturday busted an inter-state module of Al Qaeda operatives as it conducted raids in West Bengal and Kerala on Saturday morning. Three of the nine Qaeda men were arrested from Ernakulam district.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Kerala,National,Terrorism
Maduro reaffirms Venezuela's commitment to UN 2030 Agenda
Caracas, Sep 19 (IANS) Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has informed the UN that his country was still committed to the world body's 2030 Agenda despite US aggressions.
2020-09-19
Category: International, Venezuela,Politics
Always enjoy battle against CSK, says Rohit ahead of IPL 13 opener
Abu Dhabi, Sep 19 (IANS) Ahead of the much-anticipated clash against Chennai Super Kings in the opening game of the 13th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) to be played on Saturday evening at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma has said that he enjoys playing against the MS Dhoni-led side but is never "overawed" by them.
2020-09-19
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Guatemalan President tests Covid-19 positive
Guatemala City, Sep 19 (IANS) Guatemalan President Alejandro Giammattei has tested positive for the novel coronavirus, the government said in a statement.
2020-09-19
Category: International, Guatemala,Health/Medicine
US CDC updates guidelines on testing asymptomatic people
Washington, Sep 19 (IANS) The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has updated its guidelines for testing people who do not show symptoms of the novel coronavirus.
2020-09-19
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
In RS, BSP raises quota in Jammu, Cong digital divide
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) BSP's Rajaram on Saturday raised the issue of reservation for Scheduled Castes and Other Backward Classes in the Jammu region in the upper House. He claimed in spite of having OBC population of around 35 per cent and SC population of around 17 per cent both groups get 2 and 8 per cent quota, respectively.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Level 3 Covid-19 response declared for Irish capital
Dublin, Sep 19 (IANS) Irish Prime Minister Micheal Martin has declared a Level 3 response for the country's capital Dublin in order to suppress the rapid rise in the number of Covid-19 cases in the city over the past few weeks.
2020-09-19
Category: International, Ireland,Politics
Over 93K Covid cases take India tally across 53L
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Continuing with its massive daily spike, India recorded 93,337 coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours, taking its overall tally across the 53-lakh mark, data from the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare showed on Saturday.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Boeing provides $700k to wildfire affected communities
San Francisco, Sep 19 (IANS) American airplane giant Boeing has announced $700,000 in grants to help communities affected by the raging wildfires along the US West Coast.
2020-09-19
Category: International, Costa Rica,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Tour de France: Soren Kragh Andersen wins again on Stage 19
Paris, Sep 19 (IANS) It was a double delight for Denmark's Soren Kragh Andersen in the ongoing Tour de France after the Sunweb rider soloed clear of a select move to take a second victory in Stage 19 at Champagnole.
2020-09-19
Category: International, France,Sports,Other Sports
Global call for strengthening UN ahead of 75th anniversary
United Nations, Sep 19 (IANS) Ahead of a high-level meeting to commemorate the 75th Anniversary of the UN, a group of prominent former government leaders are calling for strengthening the world
2020-09-19
Category: International, United States,Politics
Peruvian Prez rejects audio recordings linking him to fraud
Lima, Sep 19 (IANS) Peruvian President Martin Vizcarra has rejected the validity of the audio recordings that allegedly links him to the misuse of government funds due to which impeachment proceedings have started against him.
2020-09-19
Category: International, Sweden,Politics
Realme 7: Fast charging, good overall performance
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) In a bid to make further inroads into the mid-segment market share in India, Realme has left no stone unturned to date. With the recent launch of its 7 series smartphones, the company has brought some more competition in the hot-selling segment.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
NIA arrests 9 Al Qaeda terrorists planning attacks in Delhi-NCR (Ld)
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Following raids in West Bengal and Kerala, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Saturday arrested nine militants linked with the Al Qaeda terror group, who were planning attacks at several key installations in Delhi-NCR, a spokesperson said.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
US SC Justice Ginsburg dies setting up pre-poll confrontation (Ld)
New York, Sep 19 (IANS) US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, an iconic champion of women's rights, has died of cancer at the age of 87 setting up a pre-poll confrontation and raising the stakes in the November 3 presidential election.
2020-09-19
Category: International, United States,Politics
Italian Open: Djokovic, Nadal enter quarter-finals
Rome, Sep 19 (IANS) Top seeds Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal have entered the quarterfinals of the Italian Open with straight-set wins in their respective third-round matches.
2020-09-19
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Tennis
Vidyut Jammwal: People should talk of kalaripayattu, the Indian martial art
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Bollywood action star Vidyut Jammwal says his vision is to popularise the indigenous martial art kalaripayattu through Indian cinema.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Google Drive to delete trashed files after 30 days from Oct 13
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Just like Gmail, Google will now keep your trashed files in its Drive platform for only 30 days and start deleting those once the deadline is crossed, starting October 13.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Lang Ping is great master, says Poland legend Glinka
Warsaw, Sep 19 (IANS) Legendary volleyball player Malgorzata Glinka has said that Chinese coach Lang Ping had a great influence on her career.
2020-09-19
Category: International, Poland,Sports,Other Sports
India at the hairpin bend (Comment)
Covid-19 caught the world off-guard. It is embarrassing. It is embarrassing that the economic distress is more acute in India than in the rest of the world, especially when India was projected by many as the emerging star. Published data indicates that GDP contracted by 23.9 per cent during the previous quarter, businesses have had to shut down, jobs are vanishing, incomes are stressed and with unfriendly taxation structures the expansion plans and investments by most businesses are on hold.
2020-09-19
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Opinion/Commentary
FIFA approves revised 2019-2022 budget
Zurich, Sep 19 (IANS) Football's global governing body FIFA has predicted a drop of $120 million in revenue for the period 2019-2022 due to the Covid-19 pandemic, as the FIFA Congress approved a revised budget for the four-year financial cycle.
2020-09-19
Category: International, Switzerland,Sports,Football
Kids need FB account to play Oculus VR games, parents furious
San Francisco, Sep 19 (IANS) The decision by the social networking giant to make it mandatory for users of its Oculus Quest virtual reality (VR) headset to have a Facebook account has put parents in a bind.
2020-09-19
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
US Supreme Court Justice Ginsburg dies at 87
Washington, Sep 19 (IANS) US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, an iconic champion of women's rights, has died of cancer at the age of 87, the court said.
2020-09-19
Category: International, United States,Politics
NIA arrests 9 Al-Qaeda terrorists
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Saturday morning carried out searches and arrested nine terrorists of banned terror organisation Al-Qaeda.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
TikTok says disappointed with US move to ban app from Sunday
San Francisco, Sep 19 (IANS) Video-sharing social networking platform TikTok said it felt disappointed with the decision announced by the US Commerce Department blocking the download and update of the company's popular application starting Sunday.
2020-09-19
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Politics
Google makes it easier to Search, Chrome and Gmail in iOS 14
San Francisco, Sep 19 (IANS) Google has given its users easier access to Search, Chrome and Gmail on the new Apple iOS 14.
2020-09-19
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Global Covid-19 cases top 30.3mn: Johns Hopkins
Washington, Sep 19 (IANS) The overall number of global coronavirus cases has topped 30.3 million, while the deaths have increased to more than 950,000, according to the Johns Hopkins University.
2020-09-19
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Pizza Hut calibrates future plans, expansion to continue (IANS Special)
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Undeterred by Covid-19's economic impact, QSR major Pizza Hut India will continue to focus on expanding its presence, especially in the Tier-I cities.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Brazil's Covid death toll tops 135,000
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 19 (IANS) Another 858 Covid-19 patients have died in Brazil, raising the country's death toll to 135,793, the Brazilian Ministry of Health said.
2020-09-19
Category: International, Brazil,Health/Medicine
Brazil's Covid-19 death toll tops 135,000
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 19 (IANS) Another Covid-19 patients have died in Brazil, raising the country's death toll to 135,793, the Brazilian Ministry of Health said.
2020-09-19
Category: International, Brazil,Health/Medicine
B'desh radical Islamist Hefazat chief Shafi dead
Dhaka, Sep 19 (IANS) Shah Ahmad Shafi, Amir of Hefazat-e-Islam Bangladesh, who was on life support and was flown to Dhaka, has died at the age of 104 while undergoing treatment at Asgar Ali Hospital here.
2020-09-19
Category: International, Bangladesh,National
Eric Trump questions Kamala Harris ties to Indian community
New York, Sep 19 (IANS) US President Donald Trump's son Eric has questioned Democratic vice-presidential nominee Kamala Harris's ties to Indian Americans claiming that "she has totally run away from the community."
2020-09-19
Category: International, United States,Politics
Shweta Tripathi: No one is forcefully putting drugs in our mouths! (IANS Interview)
Mumbai, Sep 19 (IANS) Actress Shweta Tripathi says the claim by Kangana Ranaut that 99 per cent of Bollywood is on drugs is an incorrect generalisation, adding that such an assertion is a half-truth.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Trump expects Covid vaccine to be available for 'every American' by April
Washington, Sep 19 (IANS) US President Donald Trump has said that the United States would produce enough coronavirus vaccine doses for "every American" by April 2021.
2020-09-19
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Politics
HCL sets up Covid facilities at LNJP and DDU hospital
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) In a noble gesture, the HCL foundation has helped set-up isolation and treatment units for the Covid-19 disease at two government hospitals here.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Suneet Varma launches his couture collection at the digital ICW
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANSlife) The first-ever digital India Couture Week (ICW) premiered online on Friday with one of India's most beloved names in fashion, designer Suneet Varma.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
First-ever digital ICW opens with Gaurav Gupta's tribute to 'love'
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANSlife) It wasn't the familiar setting of the ballroom at the Taj Palace Hotel in the Capital, neither was it the familiar parade of 'shaadi' wear one is accustomed to at the India Couture Week (ICW). Pleasantly, day one of the 13th edition of the ICW was au courant -- it was digital, it was virtual, it was democratic, and thanks to Gaurav Gupta it was also topical and relevant.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
US stocks drop on dampened market sentiment
New York, Sep 19 (IANS) US stocks continued to drop as market sentiment was dampened by mixed economic data and geopolitical concerns.
2020-09-19
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy
Dolly Kitty Aur Woh Chamakte Sitare is well-intentioned (IANS Review; Rating: * * *)
Dolly Kitty Aur Woh Chamakte Sitare; Cast: Konkona Sen Sharma, Bhumi Pednekar, Amol Parashar, Aamir Bashir, Vikrant Massey; Direction: Alankrita Shrivastava; Ration: * * * (three stars)
2020-09-19
Category: India, New Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Farm bills shall promote corporate culture: Cong leader
Jaipur, Sep 19 (IANS) Rajasthan Pradesh Congress Committee chief Govind Singh Dotasara on Friday slammed the Centre over the three farm bills passed in Lok Sabha on Thursday and accused the government of promoting corporate culture while limiting the farmers' role to mere labourers.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Second wave of coronavirus coming to UK: Boris Johnson
London, Sep 19 (IANS) British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Friday warned that a second wave of Covid-19 in Britain is "coming in", and his government may need to "intensify things to help bring the rate of infections down".
2020-09-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
France reports new daily record of 13,215 Covid cases
Paris, Sep 19 (IANS) A further 13,215 people have tested positive for Covid-19 in France on Friday, making it the highest number of infections recorded in a single day since the coronavirus outbreak, the country's Public Health Agency said.
2020-09-19
Category: International, France,Health/Medicine
Canada, US agree to extend cross-border closure to Oct 21
Ottawa, Sep 19 (IANS) Canada and the US have agreed to extend the cross-border closure to non-essential travels for another month until October 21 to slow the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic, according to Public Safety Minister Bill Blair on Friday.
2020-09-19
Category: International, Canada,Health/Medicine,Politics
Former RAW chief Anil Dhasmana appointed NTRO head
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The Central government has appointed former Research and Analysis Wing (RAW) chief Anil Dhasmana as the head of the country's technical intelligence agency head on Friday.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security
One week ban order in Andhra Pradesh's Amalapuram (Roundup)
Amalapuram (Andhra Pradesh), Sep 19 (IANS) All kinds of protests, rallies and demonstrations are banned in Amalapuram in East Godavari district after the Deputy Collector imposed Section 144 of the CrPC for a week on Friday.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Karnataka's Covid tally crosses 5 lakh
Bengaluru, Sep 19 (IANS) With 8,626 fresh cases across the state on Friday, Karnataka's Covid-19 tally crossed the 5 lakh mark, while 10,949 people were discharged after treatment in the last 24 hours.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Most of additional budget spending for people-centric schemes: FM
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharman on Friday said that the majority of the additional resources in the first batch of the Supplementary Demands for Grants would be spent on people-centric schemes amid the coronavirus pandemic.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
K'tka Health Minister says he sought blessings from Durga
Bengaluru, Sep 19 (IANS) Taking a 'U' turn, Karnataka Health and Family Welfare Minister B. Sriramulu on Friday clarified that he went to a 'Gade Durgamma' (Goddess Durga) temple in Gonal to seek her blessings, but not to become Deputy Chief Minister of the state.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
CBI files supplementary charge sheets in two chit fund cases
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation on Friday filed two supplementary charge sheets in two separate chit fund scam cases.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Exemplary courage of CRPF officer hurt in Srinagar encounter lauded
Srinagar, Sep 19 (IANS) The exemplary courage of CRPF Deputy Commandant, who was injured in an encounter at Batmalloo in Srinagar, has been lauded.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security
Telangana Martyrs' Memorial to be ready in six months
Hyderabad, Sep 19 (IANS) The Telangana Martyrs' Memorial, being built in the memory of those who sacrificed their lives for the separate Telangana state, will be completed in six months, a minister announced on Friday.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
No bank will auction loan defaulting projects in Haryana
Chandigarh, Sep 19 (IANS) In a landmark judgment, the Haryana Real Estate Regulatory Authority (HRERA) has ensured that no bank or financing agency would auction or sell a loan defaulting project to recover adjustment of the allottees dues.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
No curbs should be placed on movement of medical oxygen: MHA
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) The Union Ministry of Home Affairs on Friday said that medical oxygen is an essential public health commodity and any disruption in its supplies may critically impact management of Covid-19 patients as it stressed that "no restriction" be imposed on its movement between the states.
2020-09-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Kerala's new Covid cases cross 4,000 for second successive day
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 18 (IANS) Kerala's new Covid cases crossed 4,000 for the second consecutive day on Friday, officials said.
2020-09-18
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
Lok Sabha passes two Appropriation Bills
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) The Lok Sabha on Friday passed the Appropriation (No 3) Bill, 2020 and the Appropriation (No 4) Bill, 2020 by a voice vote in late evening proceedings during the ongoing Monsoon Session of Parliament.
2020-09-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Freelance journalist held for having secret defence papers (Ld)
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Freelance journalist Rajeev Sharma has been arrested by the Special Cell in a case under the Official Secrets Act and is being interrogated, Delhi Police said on Friday.
2020-09-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Media,Defence/Security
TN reports 5,488 new Covid cases
Chennai, Sep 18 (IANS) As many as 5,488 persons have tested positive for coronavirus in Tamil Nadu, taking the tally to 530,908, health officials said on Friday.
2020-09-18
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine
Pak turns down India's request for Queen's Counsel in Kulbhushan case
Islamabad, Sep 18 (IANS) Pakistan on Friday categorically rejected any possibility of allowing a Queen's Counsel by India to represent Kulbhushan Jadhav, who is currently on death-row in a Pakistan jail.
2020-09-18
Category: International, Pakistan,Politics
Kannada actor Vishnuvardhan honoured with special postal cover
Bengaluru, Sep 18 (IANS) The Indian postal department on Friday honoured legendary Kannada film actor Vishnuvardhan with a special cover on his 70th birthday in this tech hub.
2020-09-18
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
One dead, 22 fall sick after consuming 'local alcohol' in Andhra
Visakhapatnam, Sep 18 (IANS) One person died and 22 others fell sick after consuming suspected 'local alcohol' in three villages of Andhra Pradesh's Vizianagaram district.
2020-09-18
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Health/Medicine