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Yogi to reshuffle cabinet, six ministers put in papers
Lucknow, Aug 20 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath will reshuffle his cabinet on Wednesday.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
'One nation, one ration card' in Odisha from Sept 1
Bhubaneswar, Aug 20 (IANS) The Odisha government has decided to implement the Centre's 'one nation, one ration card' programme from September 1.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
COAI urges cut in USO fee to 3%, telecom licence fee to 4%
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) The Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI) has made a pitch for brining down the total licence fee to 4 per cent from the current 8 per cent of the adjusted gross revenue (AGR).
2019-08-20
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
#WhyTheGap: Twinkle, Akshay raise concern over gender gap among kids
Mumbai, Aug 20 (IANS) The Bollywood couple of Akshay Kumar and Twinkle Khanna has urged people to impart education to children, sharing their stories on how education helped them in achieving success.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Bose launches noise cancelling headphones for Rs 34,500
San Francisco, Aug 20 (IANS) US-based audio equipment maker Bose on Tuesday launched Noise Cancelling Headphones 700 that deliver up to 20 hours of music, for Rs 34,500.
2019-08-20
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Resolve stressed assets in time for maximum value: RBI
Mumbai, Aug 20 (IANS) Reserve Bank of India Deputy Governor N.S. Vishwanathan on Tuesday advised lenders to ensure timely resolution of stressed assets under the new framework to extract the maximum value and asked them for deal only with "genuine" cases.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Goa seeks e-tourist visa facilities at Dabolim airport
Panaji, Aug 20 (IANS) Goa Tourism on Tuesday urged Union Minister of State for Tourism Prahlad Singh Patel for e-tourist visa processing facilities at the state's only international airport at Dabolim.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Big B says 75 percent of his liver is gone
Mumbai, Aug 20 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan often shares his health issues with the public, and this time he admitted that 75 percent of his liver is gone.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Punjab launches health insurance scheme, covers 76% population
Mohali, Aug 20 (IANS) In a tribute to late Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi on his 75th birth anniversary, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday launched his government's flagship universal health insurance scheme, benefiting nearly 46 lakh families -- 76 per cent of the total population.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Punjab,National
UP Police head constable commits suicide
Lucknow, Aug 20 (IANS) Even as the UP Police worry about the growing stress factor among its personnel, a head constable in Kanpur committed suicide on Tuesday by jumping off the fourth floor of the police barracks.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security
CUTS highlights competition law panel's failure on NCP
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) The Competition Law Review Committee, which recently submitted its report, has failed to institutionalise a national competition policy (NCP), said the Consumer Unity & Trust Society (CUTS) International, a non-governmental organisation, here on Tuesday.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
May look beyond France for chopper maintenance unit: Naik
Panaji, Aug 20 (IANS) If France is not willing to collaborate with a proposed project for maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) of helicopters in Goa, the Defence Ministry is willing to look for other partners, Union Minister of State for Defence Shripad Naik said on Tuesday.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Goa,National,Business/Economy
Chidambaram moves SC seeking protection from arrest
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Hours after the Delhi High Court on Tuesday rejected former Finance MInister P. Chidambaram's anticipatory bail plea in the INX Media case, the battery of lawyers representing him approached the Supreme Court for the urgent hearing seeking protection from arrest.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Gaggal airport near Dharamsala to be expanded: Himachal CM
Shimla, Aug 20 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government will expand the runway of the Gaggal airport near Dharamsala by nearly 600 metres, Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur informed the Assembly on Tuesday.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Politics
Rs 4,432 cr more approved for 3 natural disaster-hit states
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) The Centre on Tuesday approved Rs 4,432.10 crore additional assistance for Odisha, Karnataka and Himachal Pradesh, which faced natural disasters, like drought, avalanches, hailstorm and landslides, this as well as last year.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
My love for wrestling keeps me going: Sushil Kumar
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) At the age of 36, Sushil Kumar is well into the twilight years of his decorated career. And yet, in September, when he travels to Kazakhstan for his sixth wrestling World Championships, the two-time Olympic medallist will be representing India in the 74kg category for the first time in his career.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Sreesanth's ban to end in August 2020: Ombudsman
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Observing that Indian pacer S. Sreesanth has undergone a ban for alleged spot-fixing for almost six years, Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) Ombudsman, Justice (retd) D.K. Jain has ordered the restriction to end in August 2020.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Immigration/Law/Rights,Cricket
Will honour ED summons, maintain calm: Raj Thackeray
Mumbai, Aug 20 (IANS) Maharashtra Navnirman Sena President Raj Thackeray said on Tuesday that he will honour the summons by Enforcement Directorate (ED) and appealed to his supporters to remain calm.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Microgravity used to create cells with stem cell properties
Chennai, Aug 20 (IANS) Researchers at Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT-M) have found that subjecting cancer cells to microgravity results in the formation of giant cancer cells with stem cell properties.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine
FC Goa appoint Ravi Puskur as director of football
Panaji, Aug 20 (IANS) FC Goa on Tuesday appointed Ravi Puskur as their director of football (DoF), the Indian Super League (ISL) franchise said in a statement.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Goa,Sports,Football
Alonso to test new Toyota car
Madrid, Aug 20 (IANS) Spanish Formula 1 champion Fernando Alonso is to rejoin Toyota Gazoo Racing and carry out several tests with the teams new car, the Toyota Hilux which is expected to compete in the upcoming Dakar Rally.
2019-08-20
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Motorsports
Apple to spend $6 billion to compete with Amazon, Netflix: Report
San Francisco, Aug 20 (IANS) In a bid to give over-the-top streaming services from Netflix, HBO, Amazon and Hulu a run for their money, Apple has committed $6 billion to its original TV shows and movies budget for its upcoming Apple TV+ service, according to a new report from the Financial Times.
2019-08-20
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Sensex down 74 points, Nifty closes at 11,017
Mumbai, Aug 20 (IANS) Indian stock markets closed on a flat note for the second straight day on Tuesday, awaiting a stimulus package from the government. The Sensex closed 74.48 points or 0.20 per cent lower at 37,328.01, while the broader Nifty ended 36.90 points lower at 11,017.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
D-company plots poisoning, Rajan gets separate cooks in Tihar (IANS Exclusive)
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Unprecedented security cover has been provided to underworld don Chhota Rajan inside the Tihar jail following a poisoning threat by the D-company and Pakistan-based terror groups.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security
'Khayyam saab was a strict and uncompromising artist'
I will always treasure my experience of working with Khayyam saab, through the rest of my life. I remember how he was never in a rush, and how he took a long time, working intensely to create each note, while composing the music of "Umrao Jaan".
2019-08-20
Category: India, New Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Rashid Khan to lead Afghanistan in Bangladesh
Kabul, Aug 20 (IANS) Off-spinner Rashid Khan will lead Afghanistan in their one-off Test against Bangladesh and the triangular series featuring Zimbabwe. The Test will begin on September 5 while the tri-series will kick-off from September 13.
2019-08-20
Category: International, Israel,Sports,Cricket
Tweak features to end deep discounts, NRAI tells online food aggregators
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) In a bid to stop "unethical" deep discounting practices of online food aggregators amid nationwide #logout campaign, the National Restaurant Association of India (NRAI) on Tuesday told the platforms to realign their offerings to create a restaurant-friendly ecosystem, ending the system of freebies and detox the consumers from discount addiction.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology,Immigration/Law/Rights
Soldier killed in Pak firing in Poonch
Srinagar, Aug 20 (IANS) An Indian soldier was killed on Tuesday after Pakistan again resorted to unprovoked shelling on Indian posts in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district, triggering a fierce response from the Indian side.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security
ALERT: Delhi HC dismisses anticipatory bail plea of Ratul Puri in AgustaWestland case
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2019-08-20
Category: International, Belgium,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
EU rejects Johnson's Irish backstop proposal
Brussels, Aug 20 (IANS) European Council President Donald Tusk on Tuesday rejected UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson's proposal to scrap the "unviable" and "anti-democratic" backstop plan for the Irish border.
2019-08-20
Category: International, Belgium,Politics
Losing Smith for Headingley Test massive blow: McGrath
London, Aug 20 (IANS) Australia great Glenn McGrath on Tuesday termed Steve Smith's absence from the third Ashes Test as a huge loss.
2019-08-20
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
TVS Srichakra to expand R&D centre in Italy
Chennai, Aug 20 (IANS) Expanding its research and development (R&D) centre in Italy, refurbishing the tyre test track in Madurai, launching a new tyre under a new brand and targeting exports are some of the plans that TVS Srichakra Ltd is implementing to get a stronger grip in the market, said senior company officials.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy
Durand: East Bengal, Mohun Bagan favourites but eyes on Real Kashmir
Kolkata, Aug 20 (IANS) East Bengal and Mohun Bagan will be hot favourites to set up the season's first derby in the 129th Durand Cup final, but all eyes will be on trouble-torn Real Kashmir who will look to continue their fairytale run in the competition when the semifinals get underway on Wednesday.
2019-08-20
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
Govt extends time limit to appeal against exclusion from NRC
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) The Union Home Ministry on Tuesday increased from 60 to 120 days the time limit for filing appeals in Foreign Tribunals (FTs) regarding exclusion from the final National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society,Politics
Pak commando behind capture of Abhinandan killed
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) A Pakistani commando who was behind the capture of Commander Abhinandan Varthaman when his IAF jet crashed in Pakistani territory in February this year, and had reportedly tortured the IAF pilot, has been killed in firing by Indian forces along the Line of Control.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Nikkhil Advani, John Abraham to reunite for period football drama '1911'
Mumbai, Aug 20 (IANS) Filmmaker Nikkhil Advani is all set to return with his "Batla House" star John Abraham in the period sports drama "1911". He revealed that shooting for the forthcoming film will begin at the end of next year.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Chidambaram moves SC against HC order denying bail
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram on Tuesday moved the Supreme Court against the Delhi High Court order rejecting his anticipatory bail plea in the INX Media case.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
IITs, IIMs in UP to include yoga in curriculum
Lucknow, Aug 20 (IANS) Leading management and technical institutions in Uttar Pradesh will now have yoga classes for students and faculty members.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education
ASI-excavated relics point to Vidarbha's Iron Age settlement
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Archeologists have found remains of a sedentary village settlement possibly dating back to the Iron Age in Maharashtra's Vidarbha region. The site is chronologically placed between 7th and 4th century BCE.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life,Art/Culture/Books
Grounding of Air India jets puts spotlight on maintenance
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Grounding of aircraft has cost Air India dearly but frequent breakdowns of its flights in foreign cities such as Paris, Chicago and Tel Aviv has taken a heavy toll on the airline's precarious finances in recent months.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Israel winery uses Indian music to improve quality
Jerusalem, Aug 20 (IANS) An organic winery perched on a hill surrounded by holm oaks and olive trees in Israell's biblical region of Galilee produces innovative wines whilst spiritual Indian music play which allegedly improves the quality.
2019-08-20
Category: International, Israel,Human Interest/Society
Vodafone Idea falls 9% on BSE after CEO's resignation
Mumbai, Aug 20 (IANS) Shares of telecom major Vodaone Idea slumped nearly 9 per cent on Tuesday, a day after its Chief Executive Officer Balesh Sharma resigned with immediate effect and the company appointed Ravinder Takkar as new CEO.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
McGrath loves what he sees in Jofra Archer
London, Aug 20 (IANS) The legendary Glenn McGrath is a big supporter of Jofra Archer and feels the England pace sensation is going to play Test cricket for a long time.
2019-08-20
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
INX Media case: HC rejects bail for Chidambaram
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Tuesday rejected the anticipatory bail plea of former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram in the INX Media case.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Realme 5 series with 4-camera setup now in India
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Chinese smartphone manufacturer Realme on Tuesday launched two new smartphones -- Realme 5 and Realme 5 Pro -- with quad camera setup in India.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Bangladesh to repatriate displaced people to Myanmar
Yangon, Aug 20 (IANS) A total of 3,450 verified displaced people are expected to be repatriated to Myanmar from Bangladesh on Thursday, prompting the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) to request Myanmar to access the resettlement sites, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said here on Tuesday.
2019-08-20
Category: International, Myanmar,Immigration/Law/Rights,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Zakir's public speeches banned, again questioned in Malaysia
Kuala Lumpur, Aug 20 (IANS) Controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik, living in Malaysia for the past three years after fleeing India, has been barred from delivering public talks in every state in Malaysia, even as he faced a second round of questioning by police for his provocative remarks.
2019-08-20
Category: International, Malaysia,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics,Religion
TikTok launches consumer awareness initiative in India
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Emphasising on the safe use of social media platforms, the wildly popular short video-sharing app TikTok on Tuesday launched an awareness campaign to sensitise Indias growing digital population about the responsible use of such platforms.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Delhi,Technology,Human Interest/Society
Ashes: Blow for Australia as Smith is ruled out of third Test
Leeds, Aug 20 (IANS) In a big blow to Australia, premier batsman Steve Smith has been ruled out of the third Ashes Test against England beginning on Thursday at Headingley.
2019-08-20
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Goa floods affect 6,000 farmers, 1,928 hectares land: Minister
Panaji, Aug 20 (IANS) Heavy monsoons and flooding in Goa have affected the livelihoods of over 6,000 farmers in the state and the consequent losses have been pegged at around Rs 8.92 crore, Deputy Chief Minister Chandrakant Kavlekar said on Tuesday.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Goa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
UP Finance Minister resigns after turning 75
Lucknow, Aug 20 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Minister for Finance Rajesh Agarwal resigned from his ministerial position on Tuesday. He sent his resignation to Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Aparna Sen, other celebrities write to CM on Bengal violence
Kolkata, Aug 20 (IANS) City-based actors and activists have written to West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee protesting against police action on teachers and a recent attack on an actor.
2019-08-20
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Sushil Kumar seals World Championships spot
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Sushil Kumar on Tuesday sealed his spot in the Indian contingent that will go to Nur-Sultan in Kazakhstan for the wrestling World Champioships that starts on September 14.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Sushil Kumar seals World Championships spot
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Sushil Kumar on Tuesday sealed his spot in the Indian contingent that will go to Nur-Sultan in Kazakhstan for the wrestling World Champioships that starts on September 14.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
(Interview) 'Angry Birds' spin-off would be fun: Producer
Bali, Aug 20 (IANS) "The Angry Birds Movie" franchise breathes life into the story of the popular game of the same name, and the makers feel that there are a lot of stories from the universe waiting to be told.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Rajasthan,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Ronaldo's lawyers admit paying money to settle sexual assault claim
Las Vegas, Aug 20 (IANS) Cristiano Ronaldo's lawyers have revealed for the first time in court documents that the football superstar paid an amount to settle allegations that he sexually assaulted a woman in a hotel in 2009.
2019-08-20
Category: International, Honduras,Sports,Football
(Interview) 'Angry Birds' spin-off would be fun: Producer
Bali, Aug 20 (IANS) "The Angry Birds Movie" franchise breathes life into the story of the popular game of the same name, and the makers feel that there are a lot of stories from the universe waiting to be told.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Rajasthan,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
$3.3mn grant for Indian-origin researcher to manage battery waste
Sydney, Aug 20 (IANS) An Indian-origin researcher at University of New South Wales (UNSW), Sydney has received $3.3 million grant to transform waste and resource recovery industry by developing advanced manufacturing capabilities that focus on small-scale processing of materials produced from battery and consumer wastes.
2019-08-20
Category: International, Australia,Technology,Diaspora
Ronaldo's lawyers admit paying money to settle sexual assault claim
Las Vegas, Aug 20 (IANS) Cristiano Ronaldo's lawyers have revealed for the first time in court documents that the football superstar paid an amount to settle allegations that he sexually assaulted a woman in a hotel in 2009.
2019-08-20
Category: International, Honduras,Sports,Football
$3.3mn grant for Indian-origin researcher to manage battery waste
Sydney, Aug 20 (IANS) An Indian-origin researcher at University of New South Wales (UNSW), Sydney has received $3.3 million grant to transform waste and resource recovery industry by developing advanced manufacturing capabilities that focus on small-scale processing of materials produced from battery and consumer wastes.
2019-08-20
Category: International, Australia,Technology,Diaspora
Modi hails ISRO for Chandrayaan2's entry into lunar orbit
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday congratulated the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) after Chandrayaan2 was put into the lunar orbit.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Science/Tech
HS Prannoy stuns Lin Dan to advance in World Championships
Basel (Switzerland), Aug 20 (IANS) World No 30 H.S. Prannoy, who is on a comeback trail after recovering from a stomach problem, on Tuesday registered one of his biggest upsets in recent times as he beat five-time champion Lin Dan of China to advance to the third round of the ongoing World Championships.
2019-08-20
Category: International, Switzerland,Sports,Badminton
Frontline IT firms face margin headwinds in Q1: Centrum
Mumbai, Aug 20 (IANS) Tier 1 IT services, or the frontline stocks, delivered a mixed performance in the first quarter (Q1) ending June, where HCL Tech and Tech M did well in revenue, both missing margin estimates, said brokerage firm Centrum.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy,Technology
'Mission Mangal' director looks back at days of struggle
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) "Mission Mangal" director Jagan Shakti asked himself the same question several times throughout his journey as a filmmaker: "Is it really worth it?"
2019-08-20
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Rajiv Gandhi remembered on 75th birth anniversary
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi, former President Pranab Mukherjee and former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh were among those who on Tuesday paid tributes to slain former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi on his 75th birth anniversary.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Chandrayaan-2: Next major step on Sep 2
Chennai, Aug 20 (IANS) As Chandrayaan-2 entered the lunar orbit on Tuesday, the scientists of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) heaved a sigh of relief and prepared for the next major step in the moon mission -- separation of the lander from the orbiter on September 2.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National
Around 1 mn Indian tourists visited Dubai in H1 2019
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Out of the 8.36 million international overnight visitors that Dubai welcomed in the first six months of 2019, a whopping 997,000 visitors were from India, according to data released by Dubai Tourism on Tuesday.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Lifestyle/Fashion,Business/Economy
Opposition in Bihar dares Giriraj Singh to capture PoK
Patna, Aug 20 (IANS) Opposition Congress and RJD leaders in Bihar have dared Union Minister Giriraj Singh to cross the LoC and capture Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (PoK) instead of making only statements to mislead people.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
I won't apologise for films I have been made: Karan Johar
Mumbai, Aug 20 (IANS) Karan Johar is often criticised for only focussing on beautiful, high-class people with perfect lives in his works, but the filmmaker has said that he wont apologise for films that has made, although he is willing to change his cinematic syntax with changing times.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Mahindra Finance to acquire 58% stake in Sri Lanka's Ideal Finance
Mumbai, Aug 20 (IANS) Mahindra and Mahindra Financial Services (Mahindra Finance) on Tuesday said that it has signed a joint venture with Ideal Finance, a subsidiary of Sri Lankan conglomerate Ideal Group and it will acquire 58 per cent stake in Ideal Finance.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Sudanese man with malignant brain tumour treated at Delhi hospital
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) A 57-year-old man, Babiker Hassabelgawi Ahmed from Sudan, who underwent a tumour removal surgery 15 years back, did not have any problems till 2018.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society,Lifestyle/Fashion
Medium to high level flood expected in Pak river
Islamabad, Aug 20 (IANS) River Sutlej is likely to experience medium to high level flooding as water levels reached 17.80 feet on Tuesday after India released water "without preschedule".
2019-08-20
Category: International, Pakistan,International
Actress Manju Warrier among Kerala film crew trapped in Himachal
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 20 (IANS) Top Kerala actress Manju Warrier and a 30-member crew of Malayalam film "Kyttem" has been trapped in a Himachal village following rains and landslides, Union Minister V. Muraleedharan said on Tuesday.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Kerala,National,Cinema/Showbiz
3 NIA officers transferred, under probe for blackmailing (2nd Lead)
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Three NIA officers, including a Superintendent of Police, are facing a departmental probe and have been "transferred out" after a Delhi-based businessman accused them of blackmailing him in a terror funding case involving the Falah-i-Insaniyat Foundation (FIF) linked to the Pakistan-based terrorist Hafiz Saeed.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Terrorism
Indian media, entertainment industry to hit Rs 3 trillion by 2024
Mumbai, Aug 20 (IANS) Riding on the growing digital consumption via smartphones along with ultra-cheap data plans, the media and entertainment industry in India is likely to reach Rs 3.07 trillion by the financial year 2024, a new report said on Tuesday.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Technology
Windies need to work on mental aspect in Tests, feels Lara
St. Johns (Antigua), Aug 20 (IANS) Cricket legend Brian Lara believes the current West Indies squad needs to work on the mental aspect of the game to compete and dominate the upcoming two-Test series against India starting Thursday.
2019-08-20
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Petition submitted to quash FIRs against Hafiz Saeed
Lahore, Aug 20 (IANS) A petition was submitted in the Lahore High Court (LHC) on Tuesday for
2019-08-20
Category: International, Pakistan,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Terrorism
Pakistan resorts to unprovoked shelling again
Srinagar, Aug 20 (IANS) Pakistan again resorted to unprovoked shelling against India on Tuesday morning in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district, triggering a fierce response from the Indian side.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Saudi Crown Prince calls up Imran over Kashmir
Islamabad, Aug 20 (IANS) Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman had a telephonic conversation with Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on the Kashmir situation.
2019-08-20
Category: International, Pakistan,Politics
Don't get provoked: MNS appeals to activists
Mumbai, Aug 20 (IANS) The Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) on Tuesday urged its members to remain calm and not allow mischief-mongers to spoil the party's image after the Enforcement Directorate summoned party President Raj Thackeray.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Not afraid of any opponent in Asian Qualifiers for WC: Gurpreet
Kolkata, Aug 20 (IANS) On a high after winning the Arjuna Award, Indian football team goalkeeper Gurpreet Singh Sandhu is ready to give his best for the national side in the second round of the Asian Qualifiers for the 2022 World Cup, and feels the young side is a confident bunch and isn't scared of tougher opponents.
2019-08-20
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
Akali Dal's Sirsa targets 'Sacred Games 2' for disrespecting Sikhism
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Akali Dal MLA Manjinder Singh Sirsa has called out the filmmaker Anurag Kashyap for disrespecting Sikh community's religious symbol 'kada' in the second season of his web series "Sacred Games 2".
2019-08-20
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Lee becomes first hearing impaired player to win ATP main draw match
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Lee Duckhee has scripted history as he has became the first hearing impaired player to win an ATP Tour main draw match after defeating Henri Laaksonen 7-6(4) 6-1 in the first round of the Winston-Salem Open.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Tennis
India, Myanmar likely to set up four 'Border Haats'
Aizawl, Aug 20 (IANS) The success of the "Border Haats" with Bangladesh has prompted other northeastern states of India to go for similar arrangements with Myanmar. At the instance of the Mizoram government, the Centre is likely to set up four "Border Haats" (market) along the border with Myanmar to boost local trade and livelihood of the people living there.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Mizoram,National,Business/Economy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
ED arrests MP CM's nephew Ratul Puri for bank fraud (2nd Lead)
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate on Tuesday arrested Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath's nephew Ratul Puri, the former Executive Director of Moser Baer, in connection with a Rs 354 crore bank fraud case filed by the Central Bank of India.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Business/Economy
Wipro, IISc to jointly innovate in robotics, 5G
Bengaluru, Aug 20 (IANS) Global software major Wipro on Tuesday tied-up with the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) for advanced research and innovation in autonomous systems, robotics and 5G.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy,Science/Tech,Technology
Joe Jonas fanboys over wife Sophie Turner in new video
Los Angeles, Aug 20 (IANS) Singer Joe Jonas is seen fanboying over his wife and "Game Of Thrones" star Sophie Turner in a new video which has taken social media by storm.
2019-08-20
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
US announces $125mn aid to Afghanistan
Kabul, Aug 20 (IANS) The US has announced an additional amount of $125 million in humanitarian assistance to Afghanistan, aimed at meeting the needs of internally displaced persons, conflict and flood-affected communities, and Afghan returnees, the American Embassy here said on Tuesday.
2019-08-20
Category: International, Israel,Politics
Srijit Mukherji seeks answers to Bose 'death' mystery in new film
Mumbai, Aug 20 (IANS) National Award-winning filmmaker Srijit Mukherji has questioned a tweet by Press Information Bureau that claims August 18 is Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose's death anniversary. If we put a definite date to Bose's demise, we accept the plane crash theory is the true explanation of his death, he pointed out.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Hindu parties cite Sanskrit inscriptions to back temple claim
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) On the eighth day of the Ayodhya case on Tuesday, the Hindu parties cited the recovery of a 12th century stone slab from the site of the disputed mosque in 1992 with inscriptions in Sanskrit establishing the existence of a temple at that place.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion
Rebels withdraw from key bastion in Syria
Damascus, Aug 20 (IANS) Rebel groups were on Tuesday forced to withdraw from their key bastion of Khan Shaykhun town in Syria's Idlib province as a result of a military offensive in the region, a war monitor reported.
2019-08-20
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics
Syrian migrants face deadline to leave Istanbul
Istanbul, Aug 20 (IANS) Thousands of unregistered Syrian migrants have until Tuesday to leave Istanbul or face expulsion from Turkey's biggest city, a media report said.
2019-08-20
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
Age just a number as Subrata Pal refuses to slow down
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Critics might feel that India goalkeeper Subrata Pal is past his prime, but the 32-year-old believes that he still has it in him to man the goalpost in national colours. A hard working sportsman who saw it all -- from a striker dying on the field of play due to a collision to a dope controversy -- says that he is ready to sign off on a high.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Delhi,Sports
We're growing at over 20% in India premium segment: Samsung
Bengaluru, Aug 20 (IANS) Samsung which logged 63 per cent market share (by value) in the India premium smartphone segment in the first half this year, has registered over 2 times the pre-booking orders for its 'made in India' Note10 series smartphones compared to last year's Note9 pre-booking period, a top company executive told IANS on Tuesday.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Karnataka,Technology
Harshvardhan Rane bonds with cast of 'Taish' in the UK
Birmingham, Aug 20 (IANS) Actor Harshvardhan Rane indulged in some fun activities with his "Taish" co-stars Saurabh Sachdeva and Saloni Batra in the UK.
2019-08-20
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Yes Bank falls 7% after fraud revelation at CG Power
Mumbai, Aug 20 (IANS) Private lender Yes Bank fell nearly seven per cent during early trade on Tuesday, following revelations of corporate fraud at CG Power and Industrial Solutions. Yes Bank has a significant stake in CG Power and Industrial Solutions.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Business/Economy
Gambhir's 97 in '11 WC final best gift from a student: Sanjay Bhardwaj
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) For a coach, it doesn't get bigger than the Dronacharya Award. And while cricket coach Sanjay Bhardwaj has had to wait for his turn, he doesn't wish to talk about timings. For him, the recognition is a fresh motivation to produce fresh talent who can go ahead and represent the country in the gentleman's game. Despite having one of the most impressive CVs in the domestic circuit -- having coached Gautam Gambhir, Amit Mishra, Reema Malhotra, Joginder Sharma, Unmukt Chand and Nitish Rana among others -- Bhardwaj doesn't wish to rest on past laurels.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Anushka's bikini photo invites trolls and memes
Antigua, Aug 20 (IANS) Anushka Sharma seems to have become a favourite of trolls lately. Be it about her films or her look, or her appearances at hubby Virat Kohli's matches, social media users don't leave a single chance to poke fun at the actress for some reason or other.
2019-08-20
Category: International, Spain,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
US envoy in Seoul to discuss resuming Pyongyang talks
Seoul, Aug 20 (IANS) Stephen Biegun, the US representative for North Korea, on Tuesday arrived in Seoul where he will meet South Korean authorities to discuss the resumption of denuclearization talks with Pyongyang.
2019-08-20
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
Woman delivers baby in hospital corridor, probe begins
Farukkhabad (Uttar Pradesh), Aug 20 (IANS) Delivering babies outside the hospital or on way to the hospital has become a common occurrence in Uttar Pradesh.
2019-08-20
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society,Health/Medicine
Yamuna continues to swell, 14,000 people evacuated
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Close to 14,000 people living in low-lying areas along the Yamuna in Delhi were evacuated till Tuesday noon as the river was flowing at 206.08 metres after crossing the danger mark.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Digital system affects India-Bangladesh trade in NE; suspended
Agartala, Aug 20 (IANS) The new online trade management system -- Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) -- has been suspended as it was hindering India's trade with Bangladesh in the northeast region due to technical issues and lack of familiarity among the concerned stakeholders, officials said on Tuesday.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Tripura,National,Business/Economy
Q1 bank loan growth fell 1.2% due to low interest income: Report
Mumbai, Aug 20 (IANS) Broking firm Centrum has said overall loan growth for banks in the first quarter ending June dropped 1.2 per cent quarter-on-quarter (QoQ) led by modest net interest income (NII) and a sharp drop in pre-provision operating profits (PPoP), mainly on account of state-run State Bank of India (SBI).
2019-08-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Priyam Garg to lead India U-23 against Bangladesh
Mumbai, Aug 20 (IANS) Priyam Garg will lead the Indian Under-23 squad when they face Bangladesh for the for the upcoming five-match one-day series, starting September 19 in Raipur.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Here's what Big B, Kapil Sharma did with their first paycheques
Mumbai, Aug 20 (IANS) We often wonder how much celebrities take home for appearing in a show for a few minutes, or lighting up the big screen. Megastar Amitabh Bachchan and comedy king Kapil Sharma have opened up on their first salary.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Take care of your child's mental health: 'Posham Pa' actresses
Mumbai, Aug 20 (IANS) The upcoming psychological thriller "Posham Pa" revolves around three serial killers and is inspired by real-life incidents. The filmn's three leading ladies ? Mahie Gill, Sayani Gupta and Ranigi Khanna -- said the right upbringing and taking care of mental health can resolve a lot of criminal activity, because crime is often an outcome of mental imbalance.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Mayawati slams Yogi for hike in petrol, diesel prices
Lucknow, Aug 20 (IANS) Bahujan Samaj Party supremo Mayawati on Tuesday slammed the Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh for increasing the prices of petrol and diesel.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Business/Economy,Politics
With govt help, Srinagar BPO looks forward to revival
Srinagar, Aug 20 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir administration has come to the rescue to Srinagar-based BPO AEGIS, which was about to shut down operations after its main client Vodafone stopped giving it business earlier this month.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Business/Economy
Ashes: Jofra and his lethal fast bowling arc
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Barbados-born Jofra Archer had one of the most memorable Test debuts in the recent times during the second Ashes Test between England and Australia at Lord's.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Tim Cook tweets stunning image taken by Indian photographer
San Francisco, Aug 20 (IANS) Apple CEO Tim Cook took to Twitter and shared five stunning photos that were taken with an iPhone and among those was an image taken by Indian photographer Varun Aditya.
2019-08-20
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
RSS motive behind debate on quotas dangerous: Priyanka
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi on Tuesday described as "dangerous" RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat's call for a "discussion" on reservations and said it had been made at a time when the BJP government was abolishing many laws.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Holder named West Indies Test Player of the Year
St. Johns (Antigua), Aug 20 (IANS) Jason Holder, West Indies skipper in Test and ODIs, has bagged the West Indies Test Player of the Year award at the seventh CWI/WIPA Awards 2019.
2019-08-20
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Cricket
RSS delayed India's independence: Goa Congress
Panaji, Aug 20 (IANS) In retaliation to BJP National Vice President Shivraj Singh Chouhan's accusations against late Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru for the delay in Goa's liberation from Portuguese rule, the Congress in the coastal state on Tuesday said the RSS had delayed India's independence.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Akshaya Patra serves food to flood-hit in Kolhapur, Sangli
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) The Akshaya Patra Foundation is providing food relief to flood-hit people in Kolhapur and Sangli districts in Maharashtra at the administrations request.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Human Interest/Society
Comedian Rajat Rawail joins 'Coolie No.1' cast
Bangkok, Aug 20 (IANS) Actor Rajat Rawail, who impressed the audience with his comic act in "Bodyguard", has joined the cast of the Varun Dhawan-starrer, "Coolie No.1".
2019-08-20
Category: International, Thailand,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
'Kuch Kuch Hota Hai' is the most politically incorrect film: KJo
Mumbai, Aug 20 (IANS) Filmmaker Karan Johar made his directorial debut in 1998 with "Kuch Kuch Hota Hai", starring Shah Rukh Khan, Kajol and Rani Mukerji. The film continues to be a fan favourite, but the director feels the romantic-drama is the most politically incorrect film.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
SC issues notice to Centre, others on Facebook plea
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday issued a notice to the Centre and others seeking their response on whether to transfer all cases from three High Courts to itself to decide whether social networking sites should be compelled to share with police information pertaining to criminals.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Technology
B'wood producer aims to unite India with nationwide rally
Mumbai, Aug 20 (IANS) Producer Shailendra Singh, who had recently released the Anthem4Good titled "One India. My India", on Tuesday announced a nationwide rally from Kanyakumari to Kashmir with an aim to unite people of this country.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Jennifer Aniston reveals her unusual wellness ritual
Los Angeles, Aug 20 (IANS) Hollywood star Jennifer Aniston has revealed an unusual "wellness ritual" that she undertakes with her "Friends" co-star Courteney Cox.
2019-08-20
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Jeffrey Epstein signed will 2 days before suicide
New York, Aug 20 (IANS) Multi-millionaire financier and accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein, who committed suicide in his New York prison cell earlier this month, had signed his will two days before his death, according to court documents.
2019-08-20
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Samsung launches 'made in India' Galaxy Note10 smartphones
Bengaluru, Aug 20 (IANS) Samsung on Tuesday brought much-awaited "made in India" Samsung Galaxy Note10 and Galaxy Note10+ with enhanced S Pen and pro-grade camera to the country that would take the productivity and creativity to a new level.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Technology
Google removes 27 apps that guided users to fake Play Store
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Google has removed 27 apps that prompted users to install a fake Play Store after researchers from Pune-based Quick Heal Technologies spotted these malicious apps of dropper category and reported the issue.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Delhi,Technology,Defence/Security
Jio tops 4G download speed in July, Vodafone leads upload speed
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Reliance Jio has topped the 4G download speed chart and Vodafone the 4G upload one in July, according to telecom regulator TRAI.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Darshan Raval's 'Hawa banke' crosses 50 million views
Mumbai, Aug 20 (IANS) Singer Darshan Raval, whose track "Hawa banke" released last month, has crossed 50 million views on YouTube.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Anand Mahindra posts video of New Yorker dancing to B'wood hits
Mumbai, Aug 20 (IANS) A video of an American dancing on the tunes of Bollywood numbers on the streets of New York City caught the eye of Mahindra Group Chairman, Anand Mahindra, who had a great laugh looking at it.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Binge drinking more injurious to women: Study
New York, Aug 20 (IANS) Binge drinking is emerging as a significant contributor to liver injury and researchers, including one of an Indian-origin, have found that it may be more damaging to women.
2019-08-20
Category: International, United States,IANS Life,IPL 2015,Commonwealth Games 2014
Working on a show based on 26/11: Nikkhil Advani
Mumbai, Aug 20 (IANS) Filmmaker-producer Nikkhil Advani has revealed that he is working on a show based on the 26/11 Mumbai terrorist attack that happened in 2008.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Developing ties with Bhutan (Comment)
Prime Minister Narendra Modis two-day visit to Bhutan was aimed at re-engaging with the Himalayan neighbour during his second term in office as part of his 'neighbourhood first policy. The visit had added significance since Bhutan has been changing under its new government and India-Bhutan ties had to be reoriented to the new winds blowing in Bhutan.
2019-08-20
Category: International, Nepal,National,Opinion/Commentary
'Kashmir issue should be resolved through dialogue'
Kathmandu, Aug 20 (IANS) Nepal's Foreign Minister Pradeep Gyawali has said that the Jammu and Kashmir issue should be resolved through dialogue, adding that the Himalayan nation was in "favour of regional peace and stability", the media reported on Tuesday.
2019-08-20
Category: International, Nepal,Politics
A CDS for the armed forces must come with full play (Comment)
The proposal for appointing a Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) has been doing the rounds since the time of Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, India's first Prime Minister and Lord Mountbatten, the last British Viceroy in India. In response to a communication from Lt.Gen M.L. Chibber, former Director General Military Operations (DGMO), Mountbatten wrote in 1977: "Last time Nehru stayed with me here at Broadlands, before the Chinese invasion, I urged him to appoint General K.S. Thimayya to the CDS post right away as I could see trouble brewing with China. I warned him that if a war came, the Indian army would suffer a quick defeat. He ( Nehru ) said there is no question of there being a war as India wishes to be at peace with everybody. To this I replied that it takes two sides to decide whether there would be a war or not and that if China or Pakistan invade, there would be war on your hand."
2019-08-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Opinion/Commentary
Bhagwat's quota comment creates unease in BJP
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is in a fix over RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat's comment on the issue of reservations -- to defend him or not.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Corporate fraud hits CG Power, shares tank 20% on BSE
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Hit by major corporate governance issues involving unauthorised transactions and understatement of liabilities, Gautam Thapar-led CG Power's shares plunged nearly 20 per cent on the BSE on Tuesday during the early trade.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Nokia 105 4th Gen feature phone launched in India
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) HMD Global, that makes and sells Nokia-branded phones, on Tuesday launched the fourth generation of its feature phone 'Nokia 105' for Rs 1,199 in India.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Auto slowdown: SBI waives processing fee on car loan, more PSBs to follow
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) In a bid to boost car sales amid piling inventories, the State Bank of India (SBI) on Tuesday waived processing fee on car loans during the upcoming festival season and is also offering the lowest interest rate starting 8.70 per cent on car loans, with no escalation in interest.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
3 NIA officers being probed for blackmailing
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Three NIA officers, including a Superintendent of Police, are facing a departmental probe following allegations of blackmailing levelled against them by a Delhi-based businessman.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Terrorism
Cellphone breaks not good for your brain: Study
New York, Aug 20 (IANS) Using a cellphone to take a break during mentally challenging tasks does not allow the brain to recharge effectively and may result in poorer performance, a new research has found.
2019-08-20
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Technology
Indian men thrash Japan to enter Test Event final
Tokyo, Aug 20 (IANS) After a 1-2 loss against New Zealand in their second match of the Olympic Test Event, the Indian men's hockey team booked their place in the final by defeating Japan 6-3 in their final round-robin clash held at the Oi Hockey Stadium on Tuesday.
2019-08-20
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Hockey
Google, Gmail down for some users in US
San Francisco, Aug 20 (IANS) Google and its popular email service Gmail experienced issues on Monday as thousands of users, especially in the US, were unable to log in to the Google services.
2019-08-20
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
With Khayyam, music lost a note: B-Town celebs mourn
Mumbai, Aug 20 (IANS) When creator of some of the most memorable compositions, National award-winner Khayyam's death broke on Monday night, a string of celebrities, including Lata Mangeshkar and Amitabh Bachchan were left shocked.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
UK consulate staffer 'detained at China border'
London, Aug 20 (IANS) The UK Foreign Office has on Tuesday expressed "extreme concern" over reports that a Hong Kong consulate employee had been detained at the Chinese border.
2019-08-20
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
SC issues notice to Centre, others on Facebook plea
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday issued a notice to the Centre and others on a plea by Facebook Inc, seeking transfer of cases pending in three High Courts for linking social media accounts with Aadhaar.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Technology
Undemocratic backstop must be scrapped: Johnson
London, Aug 20 (IANS) UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has told the European Union (EU) that the backstop plan for the Irish border must be scrapped because it was "unviable" and "anti-democratic", a media report said on Tuesday.
2019-08-20
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
'Quick learner' Emma takes guitar lessons from Tom Felton
Cape Town, Aug 20 (IANS) Actor Tom Felton shared a photograph of him giving guitar lessons to his "Harry Potter" co-star Emma Watson here.
2019-08-20
Category: International, South Africa,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Dismissed nun says Kerala Church hounding her with fake video
Wayanad (Kerala) Aug 20 (IANS) Sister Lucy Kalapurakkal, who was dismissed recently from the Franciscan Clarist Congregation (FCC) of the Catholic Church over grounds of indiscipline, has accused the Church of harassing her.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Kerala,National,Religion
Dananjaya, Williamson reported for suspect bowling action
Colombo, Aug 20 (IANS) Sri Lanka spinner Akila Dananjaya and New Zealand captain Kane Williamson have been reported for suspected action following the first Test between the two teams ended on Sunday in Galle.
2019-08-20
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Sports,Cricket
Let's go for indigenous defence manufacturing: Rajnath
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said on Tuesday that India needs to cut down dependency on foreign manufacturers in defence production and instead develop indigenous comprehensive capabilities.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Politics
Chris Pine to play Richard Nixon's lawyer in new biopic
Los Angeles, Aug 20 (IANS) "Wonder Woman" star Chris Pine has been roped in to play Richard Nixon's lawyer John Dean in a new biopic.
2019-08-20
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz
'Sacred Games' gives Indian expat in UAE sleepless nights
Sharjah, Aug 20 (IANS) An Indian expat in Sharjah has been flooded with unsolicited phone calls from around the world ever since the second season of the hit crime thriller "Sacred Games" released on Netflix on August 15.
2019-08-20
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Cinema/Showbiz,Politics
Microsoft hires former Siri boss for AI leadership role
San Francisco, Aug 20 (IANS) The former head of Apples Siri division Bill Stasior, is leaving the company after nearly a decade to join Microsofts artificial intelligence (AI) division.
2019-08-20
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
SBI waives processing fee on car loans in festival season
Mumbai, Aug 20 (IANS) State Bank of India (SBI), the country's largest lender, on Tuesday announced processing fee waiver on car loans during the upcoming festival season in a bid to boost car sales. The bank is also offering the lowest interest rate starting 8.70 per cent on car loans, with no escalation in interest.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Business/Economy
Apple Arcade's game subscription would likely cost $4.99 a month
San Francisco, Aug 20 (IANS) Apples video game subscription service Apple Arcade for iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV and Mac computers, is likely to cost $4.99 per month.
2019-08-20
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
3 NIA officers being probed for blackmailing
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Three NIA officers, including a Superintendent of Police, are facing a departmental probe following allegations of blackmailing raised against them.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Terrorism
'Power couple' Ranveer, Deepika pose with boxer Amir Khan
London, Aug 20 (IANS) Bollywood star couple Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone struck a pose with Pakistani born British boxer Amir Khan here.
2019-08-20
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Rise in suicides among the force big concern for UP Police
Lucknow, Aug 20 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Police has chalked out a plan to check the disturbing trend of police personnel committing suicide. Soon its personnel will undergo counselling sessions by professional psychologists at the zonal level to help them overcome depression and anxiety.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Karnataka's BJP Cabinet expanded with 17 ministers
Bengaluru, Aug 20 (IANS) Karnataka's over three-week-old BJP ministry was expanded on Tuesday with the induction of 17 legislators, including one Independent, as Cabinet ministers at a simple ceremony here.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
It's splitsville for Sam Claflin, Laura Haddock
Los Angeles, Aug 20 (IANS) "Me Before You" star Sam Claflin and his wife and actress Laura Haddock have split after six years of marriage.
2019-08-20
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Release of Iranian oil tanker unfortunate: Pompeo
Washington, Aug 20 (IANS) US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has called the release of an Iranian oil tanker "unfortunate", as the ship which was detained by Gibraltar in July on suspicion of transporting oil to Syria, was on its way to Greece after leaving port in the British territory.
2019-08-20
Category: International, United States,Politics
Shoot of 'Hoja awara' was physically challenging: Karan Deol
Mumbai, Aug 20 (IANS) Actor-politician Sunny Deols son Karan says shooting the song "Hoja awara" for his debut film "Pal Pal Dil Ke Paas" was physically challenging.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Expect more fire from Archer: Stokes warns Aussies
London, Aug 20 (IANS) Ahead of the third Ashes Test, England all-rounder Ben Stokes has issued a warning to the Australian team, saying they should expect more intense bowling from Jofra Archer at Headingley.
2019-08-20
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
It was a pleasure working with Gerard Butler: Freeman
Los Angeles, Aug 20 (IANS) Hollywood legend Morgan Freeman is glad that he finally got a chance to share screen space with actor Gerard Butler in "Angel Has Fallen".
2019-08-20
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
An asteroid will hit Earth and we'll have no defence: Musk
San Francisco, Aug 20 (IANS) A huge asteroid will eventually hit the humanity and there will be no way out, SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has predicted.
2019-08-20
Category: International, Costa Rica,International
Wanted to create an action spectacle: 'War' director
Mumbai, Aug 20 (IANS) Director Siddharth Anand took over a year to design the action sequence for his upcoming film "War". He says he wanted to create an "action spectacle" and a "non-stop adrenaline pumping visual extravaganza" for the audience.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Healthy rivalry augurs well for team's pace attack: Umesh
St. Johns (Antigua), Aug 20 (IANS) Fast bowler Umesh Yadav believes that the current competition among the Indian pacers to seal a spot in the playing XI augurs well for the team and helps all the players to improve individually.
2019-08-20
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Cricket
NYPD fires cop blamed for black man's death
New York, Aug 20 (IANS) The New York Police Department (NYPD) has announced the firing of an officer for his role in the 2014 death of an African-American man, an incident that led to massive protests against police brutality.
2019-08-20
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Ghats inundated, Varanasi lanes turn into cremation grounds
Varanasi, Aug 20 (IANS) As the waters of the Ganga river in Varanasi inundated the ghats, cremation of dead bodies is now being done in the lanes of the holy city.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society
England need to preserve Archer: Akhtar
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Former Pakistan speedster Shoaib Akhtar believes England have got a great weapon in Jofra Archer but they need to preserve him and manage his workload in a way that the 24-year-old doesn't get injured very often.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
UP man gets overdose of 'laddoos', seeks divorce
Meerut, Aug 20 (IANS) A resident of Uttar Pradesh's Meerut district has sought divorce on grounds that his wife, under the influence of a 'tantrik' (shaman), was giving him only 'laddoos' to eat.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society
Full state honours for legendary composer Khayyam
Mumbai, Aug. Aug 20 (IANS) The funeral of National Award winning music director Mohammed Zahir Hashmi, known as Khayyam shall be performed here on Tuesday evening with full state honours, an aide said.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Betting Central,Bollywood
US urged to attach conditions to Israel economic aid
Washington, Aug 20 (IANS) Democratic Congresswoman Ilhan Omar, one of the American lawmakers who recently got barred from entering Israel, has urged the US government to set conditions on economic and military aid to the country until it guarantees the rights of the Palestinians.
2019-08-20
Category: International, United States,Politics
Rajiv Gandhi remembered on his 75th birth anniversary
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday paid tributes to former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi on his 75th birth anniversary.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
It was a tense 30 minutes: ISRO Chairman Sivan
Chennai, Aug 20 (IANS) The insertion of India's spacecraft to the moon, Chandrayaan-2, into the lunar orbit was a tense 30 minute operation, said ISRO Chairman K. Sivan.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Science/Tech
Trump again slams Google for manipulating 2016 election
Washington, Aug 20 (IANS) US President Donald Trump has once again lashed out at Google for manipulating millions of votes in the 2016 presidential electionsin favour of then Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton.
2019-08-20
Category: International, United States,Technology,Politics
Sensex slips by 100 points, Nifty holds 11,000
Mumbai, Aug 20 (IANS) The Sensex and Nifty fell after initial gains on Tuesday awaiting a stimulus package from the government.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Monsoon subdued in Himachal, traffic restored
Shimla, Aug 20 (IANS) After three days of heavy showers which led to snapping of several road links following landslides, the hills of Himachal Pradesh on Tuesday saw subdued rainfall activity, the Met office here said.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
Busy schedule ahead for ISRO
Chennai, Aug 20 (IANS) The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) will not have time to rest after its first moon landing mission Chandrayaan-2 as it has a busy schedule ahead that includes inter-planetary missions, building a space station and others.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National
HK leader commits to creating platform for dialogue
Hong Kong, Aug 20 (IANS) Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam on Tuesday said she was willing to create a platform for dialogue, but will not sanction an independent investigation into police actions during the political crisis that has rocked the city for almost three months.
2019-08-20
Category: International, Hong Kong,Politics
17 to take oath as cabinet ministers in karnataka
Bengaluru, Aug 20 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa would induct 17 legislators as ministers in the first phase of his cabinet expansion, a party official said on Tuesday.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Apple 'bug' puts iPhones with latest iOS to hacking risk
San Francisco, Aug 20 (IANS) Apple has reportedly unpatched a bug in the latest iOS update 12.4 that it had fixed in the earlier iOS 12.3 update -- leaving its most up-to-date iPhones vulnerable to hacking risk.
2019-08-20
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Sakshi Misra posts complaint on Yogi's portal
Bareilly, Aug 20 (IANS) Sakshi Misra, the daughter of BJP MLA Rajesh Misra whose marriage to a Dalit man made headlines last month, has now come out in support of her father, her family and also her in-laws.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
India's Chandrayaan-2 on course to Moon
Chennai, Aug 20 (IANS) The Indian space agency on Tuesday completed successfully the crucial orbit manoeuvre and put the Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft into the lunar orbit.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Science/Tech
Yogi govt raises petrol diesel prices
Lucknow, Aug 20 (IANS) Petrol and diesel will cost more in Uttar Pradesh from Tuesday after the state government hiked Value Added Tax (VAT)on both.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Business/Economy
US extends Huawei reprieve for another 90 days
Washington, Aug 20 (IANS) The US Commerce Department has announced that it will extend a temporary license loosening restrictions on business deals with Chinese tech giant Huawei for another 90 days.
2019-08-20
Category: International, United States,Politics
Southee to lead Black Caps in SL T20Is
Wellington, Aug 20 (IANS) Right-arm pacer Tim Southee will captain New Zealand in a three-match T20I series against Sri Lanka starting September 1 in Kandy.
2019-08-20
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Sharjeel tenders unconditional apology for career revival
Lahore, Aug 20 (IANS) Pakistan opening batsman Sharjeel Khan is set to return to top-tier cricket by the end of this year after he, for the first time, tendered an "unconditional apology" to the country's cricket board.
2019-08-20
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
Imran orders authorities to expedite CPEC work
Islamabad, Aug 20 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has directed authorities to expedite work on half a dozen projects of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) that have been facing significant delays.
2019-08-20
Category: International, Pakistan,International
Twitter, Facebook shut down China-backed fake accounts
San Francisco, Aug 20 (IANS) As pro-democracy protests gain momentum in Hong Kong, Twitter and Facebook have suspended several accounts that were part of the Chinese government's influence campaign and targeted protest movement and the call for political change in Hong Kong.
2019-08-20
Category: International, Costa Rica,International
200 Pak Twitter accounts suspended over Kashmir posts
Karachi, Aug 20 (IANS) After a sea of anti-India tweets emanating from Pakistan were objected to by the authorities in India, the micro-blogging site Twitter is said to have suspended 200 accounts in Pakistan.
2019-08-20
Category: International, Pakistan,International
Twitter suspends 2 lakh accounts targeting HK protests
San Francisco, Aug 20 (IANS) Twitter has suspended more than 200,000 accounts that were part of the Chinese government's influence campaign and targeted protest movement and the call for political change in Hong Kong.
2019-08-20
Category: International, Costa Rica,International
HK protests: Facebook removes China-based fake accounts
San Francisco, Aug 20 (IANS) Facebook has removed seven Pages, three Groups and five accounts originated in China and involved in posting fake news pertaining to the ongoing protests in Hong Kong.
2019-08-20
Category: International, Costa Rica,International
ED arrests Ratul Puri in bank fraud case
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate on Tuesday arrested Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath's nephew Ratul Puri, the former Executive Director of Moser Baer, in connection with a Rs 354-crore bank fraud case filed by the Central Bank of India, an agency official said.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Raped by dad, woman manages to save sister from similar fate
Lucknow, Aug 20 (IANS) In a shocking incident, a 22-year-old woman has alleged that she was repeatedly raped by her father for over a decade with her mother's "active consent" who even gave her contraceptives.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Ex UP Congress MLA Akhilesh Singh passes away
Rae Bareli, Aug 20 (IANS) Former Congress MLA Akhilesh Singh passed away on Tuesday morning at the Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences (SGPGIMS).
2019-08-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Aid cut improved ties with Pakistan: Trump
Islamabad/Washington, Aug 20 (IANS) US President Donald Trump has said that Washingtons ties with Pakistan have improved since he cut $1.3 billion in security assistance to Islamabad, rejecting the suggestion that aid was an effective foreign policy tool.
2019-08-20
Category: International, Pakistan,Politics
Trump urges Modi, Imran to reduce tensions (2nd Lead)
Washington/New Delhi/Islamabad, Aug 20 (IANS) US President Donald Trump has urged his "two good friends", Prime Ministers Narendra Modi of India and Pakistan's Imran Khan, to work towards reducing tensions over Kashmir. He also advised Pakistan to "moderate rhetoric with India" over Kashmir.
2019-08-20
Category: International, United States,Politics
Vanitha: From a studious pupil to managing India's prestigious moon landing mission
Chennai, Aug 20 (IANS) Perhaps M. Vanitha, Project Director of Chandrayaan-2 mission, is one of the few students from their class of 1985 who is continuing in the field of their graduation, said her classmates at the College of Engineering, Guindy here.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National
Rahane, Vihari among runs as tour-game ends in draw
St. Johns (Antigua), Aug 20 (IANS) India vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane and Hanuma Vihari showed signs of form and hit timely centuries in the three-day practice match against West Indies A which ended in a draw.
2019-08-20
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Barcelona to make offer to get Neymar on loan
Barcelona, Aug 20 (IANS) Barely two years after his controversial transfer, FC Barcelona intends to make a written offer to Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) to get Brazilian star Neymar Jr. back on a season-long loan.
2019-08-20
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
AI-based tech upgrade in UP buses to curb accidents
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government is trying out anti-collision devices on state transport buses to bring down high accident rates.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Chandrayaan-1 team was anxious till spacecraft entered lunar orbit
Chennai, Aug 20 (IANS) The guiding of Indias first spacecraft to the moon --Chandrayaan-1 -- was a very big event in 2008 and about 200 officials were in tense and anxious, sending up their prayers to their 'insta devathas (favourite deities) on the day when the spacecraft was being injected into the lunar orbit, recalled M. Annadurai, former Director, U.R. Rao Satellite Centre (URSC).
2019-08-20
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National
This is how the bulwark of Kashmiri separatism was locked up
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Even before India abrogated Article 370, many of Kashmir's top separatists were either put under detention or house arrest. It was a smart pincer move to ensure that these rogue elements didn't raise Cain and manufacture trouble as is their wont.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Broadcasters wary of TRAI decision on review pricing
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Broadcasters have raised concerns over the Telecom Regulatory Authority of Indias (TRAI) decision to review the issue of pricing, barely eight months after implementing the new tariff order.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
How Pak's worst kept secret cheated people of PoK for 59 years
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) For over 59 years, the people of Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK), including Gilgit-Baltistan (GB), were not aware of a secret agreement which decided the political contours and governance of the territory where they have been living.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
ED arrests Ratul Puri in Rs 354 cr bank fraud case
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate on Tuesday arrested Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath's nephew Ratul Puri, the former Executive Director of Moser Baer, in connection with a Rs 354-crore bank fraud case filed by Central Bank of India, an agency official said.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Dollar ticks up amid rise in bond yields
New York, Aug 20 (IANS) The US dollar increased on Monday, as investors got a brief relief from the rising yields of the US treasury bonds.
2019-08-20
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy
Death toll climbs to 97 in Tanzania's fuel tanker explosion
Dar es Salaam, Aug 20 (IANS) The death toll has reached 97 from the fuel tanker explosion in Tanzania's eastern region of Morogoro, an official said on Monday.
2019-08-20
Category: International, Tanzania,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Despite extension, US sanctions politically motivated: Huawei
Washington, Aug 20 (IANS) Chinese tech giant Huawei Technologies on Monday criticized the sanctions imposed by the Donald Trump administration as being "politically motivated" and "unjust."
2019-08-20
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy,Diplomacy,Politics
Five killed after buildings collapse in Nigeria
Abuja, Aug 20 (IANS) Five persons were confirmed killed after two residential buildings collapsed in two different locations in Nigeria's Jigawa on Monday, said a local official.
2019-08-20
Category: International, Nigeria,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Bangladesh ready to start Rohingya repatriations
Dhaka, Aug 20 (IANS) Bangladesh said on Monday it would be ready to start the repatriation of Rohingya refugees to Myanmar on 22 August, nearly two years after members of the Muslim minority fled violence in the western state of Rakhine in light of a military crackdown.
2019-08-20
Category: International, Bangladesh,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
Putin, Macron agree on chances of Ukraine talks
Paris, Aug 20 (IANS) The presidents of France and Russia, Emmanuel Macron and Vladimir Putin, agreed on Monday on the "Normandy format" that groups senior representatives of Ukraine, Russia, France and Germany to resolve the war in Eastern Ukraine and exchanged views on Syria when jointly meeting press before their talks in Bregancon in southern France.
2019-08-20
Category: International, France,Diplomacy,Politics
Trump calls up Modi, Imran, urges for lowering bilateral tensions
New Delhi/Washington/Islamabad, Aug 20 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke with US President Donald Trump over phone during which he conveyed that "extreme rhetoric and incitement to anti-India violence by certain leaders in the region was not conducive to peace", in an obvious reference to the Pakistani leadership spewing anti-India venom over the Kashmir issue.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Khayyam: Music maestro of classical allure (Obituary)
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) When living legend Lata Mangeshkar tweeted to describe music maestro Khayyams demise as the "end of an era", she said it all. Khayyams music, soaked in the spirit of rich classical allure, represents the sort of melody unthinkable in Bollywood mainstream nowadays. He was one of the last bastions of an era of Hindi film music that has all but ended - one that was defined by inherently Indian melody that celebrated the sounds and culture of the soil.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
US tests new missile after withdrawing from INF Treaty
Washington, Aug 20 (IANS) The US tested a new ground-based cruise missile which can hit a target after more than 500 kilometers of flight, weeks after withdrawing from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty banning such systems, the Pentagon said on Monday in a statement.
2019-08-20
Category: International, United States,Defence/Security,Technology
IMA slams 'mala fide' Lancet article on Kashmir
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) The Indian Medical Association (IMA) has condemned an editorial in The Lancet raising concerns on the "health, safety and freedom of the Kashmiri people" following the the government's measure to scrap Article 370, terming it "interference" in India's internal affairs.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Sebi brings stricter penalty for non-compliance of norms
Mumbai, Aug 19 (IANS) Securities market regulator Sebi on Monday came out with stringent norms for regulatory disclosures by listed firms.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
K'taka orders CBI probe into snooping on leaders, cops
Bengaluru, Aug 19 (IANS) The Karnataka government has ordered a CBI inquiry into alleged phone-tapping of politicians, officials and senior IPS officers over the last year, a government official said on Monday.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
SEBI may ease NBFC share buy-back norms
Mumbai, Aug 19 (IANS) In the wake of the liquidity crisis hitting the NBFCs and housing finance companies (HFCs), securities market regulator Sebi might ease share buy-back norms for these firms.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
No Debenture Redemption Reserve norm for listed firms, NBFCs
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) The government on Monday removed the requirement of 'Debenture Redemption Reserve' (DRR) for listed companies, non-banking financial companies (NBFCs) and housing finance companies (HFCs).
2019-08-19
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
PKL 7: UP Yoddha beat league leaders Pink Panthers
Chennai, Aug 19 (IANS) U.P. Yoddha picked up an important 31-24 victory against league leaders Jaipur Pink Panthers in the second match of Pro Kabaddi League at a packed Jawaharlal Nehru Indoor Stadium here on Monday.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Other Sports
Ex-Pak diplomats endorse 'armed struggle' in Kashmir
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Three former Pakistani envoys to India have said that the international community must support armed resistance against alleged Indian "occupation" in Jammu and Kashmir because it is "legitimate" under international law.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Terrorism
Alliance Air flight makes emergency landing at IGI airport
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) An Alliance Air flight to Jaipur safely made an emergency landing at the IGI Airport here soon after its take-off on Monday evening following a technical snag, the airline said.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Legendary music composer Khayyam passes away at 92
Mumbai, Aug 19 (IANS) National award winning Bollywood music composer Mohammed Zahir Hashmi, who was known only as Khayyam in his musical journey, passed away late on Monday night in a private hospital here following a brief illness, an aide said. He was 92.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
HC issues notice to Centre on Shah Faesal's detention
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) As former bureaucrat Shah Faesal knocked at the door of the Delhi High Court against his recent detention at the airport, a Division Bench of the court, headed by Justice Manmohan, issued notice to the Centre seeking its response.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Delhi govt rapped for opposing technology to combat pollution
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) "Don't you want our children to live in good quality air?" the Supreme Court asked on Monday, pulling up the Delhi government for its opposition to the use of remote sensing technology to help identify polluting vehicles.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Immigration/Law/Rights
Music director Khayyam passes away
Mumbai, Aug 19 (IANS) Veteran Bollywood music composer Khayyam passed away at a private hospital here on Monday night following a brief illness, his aide said. he was 92
2019-08-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Delhi: 3-year-old dies, 6 injured in roof collapses
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) A three-year-old girl died while six people were injured in two separate incidents of roof collapse in Delhi, police said on Monday.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Huge python gets trapped in truck chassis, rescued
Agra, Aug 19 (IANS) When a truck driver here saw a seven-foot long python crawling up the front wheel of his vehicle, all he could do in the dark was to scream for help.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
Recession likely in 12 months, says BofAML survey
Mumbai, Aug 19 (IANS) After Morgan Stanley, Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BofAML) has on Monday on the basis of a survey of fund managers said a recession is imminent. One-third of those surveyed by BofAML expect recession in the next 12 months.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
RBI chief cautions of headwinds in credit, financial markets
Mumbai, Aug 19 (IANS) Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Shaktikanta Das on Monday warned of headwinds to the financial stability coming from the credit as well as the financial markets.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
AIIMS plans round-the-clock fire tender after blaze
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Having learnt lessons from the major fire at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on Saturday, the administration has revised its standard operating procedures and is also planning to have a fire tender round-the-clock at the premier hospital.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Hero e-arm rolls out 2 electric scooters for Bengaluru
Bengaluru, Aug 19 (IANS) Motorcycle major Munjal group's Hero Electric India on Monday rolled out two variants of its battery-powered e-scooters here for providing zero carbon emission two-wheelers to the new generation of riders.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
Slowdown dogs auto sector, overall retail sales down 6%
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) The general economic slowdown, along with tight liquidity conditions, dragged overall retail sales of the Indian automobile sector in July down by 6 per cent on a year-on-year basis.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Bajwa to remain Pak Army Chief for another three years
Islamabad, Aug 19 (IANS) Pakistan Army Chief Gen. Qamar Javed Bajwa's term has been extended by three years citing the "regional security environment".
2019-08-19
Category: International, Pakistan,Defence/Security,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
6 arrested for vandalising CATS ambulances
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Delhi Police has arrested six persons for vandalising two Centralised Accident and Trauma Services (CATS) ambulances in Burari.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
World para badminton: Bhagat, Parmer lead India's charge
Basel, Aug 19 (IANS) Experience and mental toughness will be the key to glory when the years biggest para badminton extravaganza -- the BWF World Championships -- gets underway here on Tuesday.
2019-08-19
Category: International, Switzerland,Sports,Badminton
New Parliament building likely by 2022, says Modi
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Monday that a new Parliament building may be constructed by 2022 when the nation celebrates its 75th year of Independence.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
BWF World C'ships: Praneeth, Prannoy in 2nd round
Basel, Aug 19 (IANS) Shuttlers Sai Praneeth and H.S. Prannoy reached the second round of the BWF World Championships here on Minday to hand India a good start in the prestigious event.
2019-08-19
Category: International, Switzerland,Sports,Badminton
Retirement age for all paramilitary forces now 60
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) In a bonanza for all central paramilitary forces, the Centre on Monday issued an order fixing a uniform retirement age of 60 years for all ranks.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Defence/Security
Solicitor General's wife's phone snatched in Delhi
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Even the top law officer's wife is not safe in the national capital as her mobile phone was snatched by two bike-borne miscreants on Sunday evening while she was out for a walk near Mandi House.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Kejriwal trolled for forgetting Ganesha photo on hoardings
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal was the butt of Twitter trolls on Monday after the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government put up large hoardings across the capital wishing the people on Ganesh Chaturthi with a large picture of Kejriwal on them but sans any image of Lord Ganesha.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
13 rescued from floods by IAF
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) The Indian Air Force saved 13 lives in two separate rescue missions carried out in flood-affected areas in Jammu and Haryana on Monday.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Inter-state robber arrested in Delhi
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) A 29-year-old inter-state robber involved in over 45 cases of robbery and snatching has been arrested along with his associate from Yamuna Vihar area, police said on Monday.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Flood-hit Punjab declares natural calamity
Chandigarh, Aug 19 (IANS) The Punjab government on Monday declared the current flood situation in the affected villages of the state as a natural calamity, with Chief Minister Amarinder Singh directing the Financial Commissioner Revenue to issue the necessary notification at the earliest.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
UDAN scheme crucial for affordable aviation: Minister
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri has said effective implementation of the UDAN scheme is not only crucial for the growth of North-eastern states but also for providing affordable aviation.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Kashmir in backdrop as Modi visits France, UAE, Bahrain
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) India will seek to reinvigorate its relations with three countries that backed India openly over the Kashmir issue -- France, UAE and Bahrain, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi visiting the three this week.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy
Slowdown on in auto sector, overall retail sales down 6%
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) The general economic slowdown, along with tight liquidity conditions, dragged overall retail sales of the Indian automobile sector in July down by 6 per cent on a year-on-year basis.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
FIR sought against JNU's Shehla Rashid for spreading fake news
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Supreme Court advocate Alakh Alok Srivastava, here on Monday, wrote a letter to Delhi Police Commissioner Amulya Patnaik to immediately register an FIR against Jawaharlal Nehru University's Ph.D scholar and J&K-based politician Shehla Rashid for "deliberately" spreading fake news with the intention to incite violence and malign the army's image.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
PKL 7: Haryana pip Mumbai 30-27
Chennai, Aug 19 (IANS) Raider Vikas Kandola was once again the star for Haryana Steelers as they picked up an important 30-27 victory against a struggling U Mumba side in a Pro-Kabaddi League (PKL) match at the Jawaharlal Nehru Indoor Stadium here on Monday. The close contest saw the Mumbai side match the Steelers till the very end but Kandolas nine-point game and some uncharacteristic errors from the U Mumba defence finally led to a Haryana victory.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Other Sports
Depression leads two women to commit suicide
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Two women, suffering from depression, allegedly committed suicide in separate incidents here, police said on Monday.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Iyer, Pandey to lead India A teams against South Africa A
Mumbai, Aug 19 (IANS) Middle-order batsmen Shreyas Iyer and Manish Pandey will lead the India A teams in the five one-day matches against South Africa A starting later this month in Thiruvananthapuram , the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) said in a statement on Monday.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
REITs investment may cross $10 bn in India: Report
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Investments raised through Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) are likely to cross $10 billion as more REITs offerings are likely to be announced by financial year 2020-2021, a joint report by KPMG and NAREDCO on Monday said.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Corporate tax to be cut gradually: Sitharaman
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday said corporate tax rate for companies with over Rs 400 crore turnover will be gradually cut to 25 per cent and the government will support wealth creators.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
MP cabinet announces sops for poor and tribal families
Bhopal, Aug 19 (IANS) Big relief in power tariff for small consumers, greater outreach towards the tribal population, mid-day meals for madarsa students, and age relaxation for candidates taking the state civil services examinations were among major decisions taken by the Madhya Pradesh cabinet on Monday.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
Green nod for real estate projects in 60 days: Javadekar
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Environmental clearance for real estate projects will soon be reduced to 60 days, Union Environment and Forests Minister Prakash Javadekar said on Monday.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Ordnance factory workers firm on striking work from Tuesday
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) The employees of state-owned arms factories, who are resisting the Centre's plan to run these facilities as corporate entities, will stick to their scheduled strike from Tuesday after the talks between the workers' federations and the Ministry of Defense (MoD) failed to end the deadlock on Monday.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Politics
Task force on direct tax code submits report to Sitharaman
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) The Task Force to rewrite the decades-old Income Tax Act, 1961 has submitted its report to Finance Minister Nirmarala Sitharaman, sparking hopes of a simpler tax law with an easier compliance burden and friendly tax administration.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Centre working on amendments to RERA: Official
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Union Housing and Urban Affairs Secretary Durga Shanker Mishra on Monday said the government is working towards amending several provisions of the Real Estate Regulations Act (RERA), which will benefit both developers and homebuyers.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Retirement age for paramilitary personnel fixed at 60
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) In a bonanza for all central paramilitary forces, the Union Home Ministry on Monday issued an order fixing a uniform retirement age of 60 years for all ranks.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
BJP, Congress mark last Tripura king's 111th birth anniversary
Agartala, Aug 19 (IANS) In an unprecedented move, the ruling BJP and opposition Congress leaders, besides the state government, on Monday separately celebrated the 111th birth anniversary of Tripura's last king Maharaja Bir Bikram Kishore Manikya (1923-1947).
2019-08-19
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics,Art/Culture/Books
Jaitley remains critical, leaders pay visit
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) As former Finance Minister Arun Jaitley's health remains critical, several leaders visited him at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), here on Monday.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Decide rape case against Tejpal in 6 months: SC to Goa court
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday rejected journalist Tarun Tejpal's plea for setting aside the charges of sexual assault framed against him by a trial court. A Bench, headed by Justice Arun Mishra, also ordered the Goa lower court to conclude the trial within six months.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Modi calls up Trump, raises Pak's anti-India rhetoric
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday spoke with US President Donald Trump on phone and conveyed that "extreme rhetoric and incitement to anti-India violence by certain leaders in the region was not conducive to peace", in an obvious reference to the Pakistani leadership spewing anti-India venom over the Kashmir issue.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
ED summons Raj Thackeray, opposition slams move (2nd Lead)
Mumbai, Aug 19 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate on Monday grilled the son of former Lok Sabha Speaker Manohar Joshi in an IL&FS related case and also summoned Maharashtra Navnirman Sena President Raj Thackeray for questioning.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Rajnath briefed on enhancing Indian Ocean maritime security
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Defence Minister Rajnath Singh was on Monday briefed by the Indian Navy about the futuristic steps to be taken at the Gurugram-based Information Management & Analysis Centre (IMAC) with regard to maritime intelligence in the Indian Ocean.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security
ALERT: Modi speaks with Trump on phone, red flags Pak's 'extreme rhetoric'
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2019-08-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Damaged houses to be rebuilt under PMAY: Maharashtra CM
Mumbai, Aug 19 (IANS) Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Monday announced that over 19,000 homes damaged or destroyed due to the recent floods in the state will be rebuilt under the Prime Minister Awas Yojana (PMAY).
2019-08-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
6 lakh trucks off road in Bengal, export-import hit
Kolkata, Aug 19 (IANS) The perishable goods and export-import business was hit as nearly six lakh trucks remained off road in West Bengal following an indefinite strike called by the truck owners and operators on Monday.
2019-08-19
Category: India, West Bengal,Business/Economy,Politics
Water released by India creates flood scare in Pakistan
Islamabad, Aug 19 (IANS) As if India's abrogation of Article 370 and a timid response from the UN Security council wasn't enough, now Pakistan is dreading a looming flood scare due to river water released by India.
2019-08-19
Category: International, Pakistan,Diplomacy,Politics
Prayagraj SSP shifted after six murders, suspended
Lucknow, Aug 19 (IANS) The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh on Monday transferred and suspended Prayagraj's Senior Superintendent of Police, Atul Sharma, after six murders were reported in his district within a span of 24 hours.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Defence/Security
IIT-Mandi developing technology to convert heat into electricity
Mandi, Aug 19 (IANS) Indian Institute of Technology Mandi researchers in Himachal Pradesh are developing thermoelectric materials that can efficiently convert heat into electricity.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife,Technology,Business/Economy
SC to hear Facebook's plea on Tuesday
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) The Supreme Court will on Tuesday hear a plea by Facebook Inc, seeking transfer of cases pending in three High Courts for linking social media accounts with Aadhaar.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Subroto Cup set to kick-off at Ambedkar Stadium
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) The diamond jubilee edition of the Subroto Cup International Football Tournament, Asias largest youth football meet, will kick off on August 20 at the Ambedkar Stadium here.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Katrina Kaif to open LFW Winter/Festive 2019
Mumbai, Aug 19 (IANS) Actress Katrina Kaif will dazzle the ramp on the opening day of the Lakme Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2019 on August 20.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Lifestyle/Fashion
Aman Dhaliwal bulks up for mythology show
Mumbai, Aug 19 (IANS) Actor Aman Dhaliwal, who is the latest addition to the cast of "Vighnaharta Ganesh", will flaunt a bulked-up, muscular look for his role of Bhandasur.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Rahul hails IT as 'incredible achievement' of Rajiv Gandhi
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Former Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Monday remembered his father Rajiv Gandhi, a day before the former Prime Minister's 75th birth anniversary, saying information technology was one of his many "incredible achievements".
2019-08-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
A film should be shown, not just made for awards: Sanjay Mishra
Mumbai, Aug 19 (IANS) After the acclaimed "Kadvi Hawa", actor Sanjay Mishra is back with yet another film that trains focus on the issue of climate change. "Turtle", which casts Mishra in a lead role, recently won the National Award for Best Rajasthani Film. It has also garnered acclaim for its unflinching gaze at water crisis.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
US-based I-Life Technologies appoints India head
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) US-based electronics manufacturer I-Life Technologies Inc. on Monday announced the appointment of IIM-Calcutta alumnus Anshuman Rath as the Country Head-India.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
CBI gets 2 more weeks in Unnao rape victim accident case
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday granted two more weeks to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to conclude probe into the Unnao rape survivor accident case.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Jagannath Mishra: Among the tallest Congress leaders of Bihar (Obituary)
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Three-time Bihar Chief Minister Jagannath Mishra, fondly called Doctor Sahib, passed away at the age of 82 in New Delhi on Monday after multi-organ failure.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Sacked IPS officer gets 15 years jail in 2009 drug case
Mumbai, Aug 19 (IANS) A special court on Monday sentenced dismissed IPS officer of the Jammu and Kashmir cadre, Saji Mohan to 15 years rigorous imprisonment in a drug peddling case of 2009, officials said.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Jilted girl stabs boyfriend to death in Assam
Guwahati, Aug 19 (IANS) In a shocking incident, a jilted girl stabbed her boyfriend to death in broad daylight at Nagaon in Assam on Monday.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Assam,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Armed burglar held in Delhi
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) The Delhi Police have arrested a 47-year-old armed burglar from Kapashera area in South-West Delhi, the police said on Monday.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
AITA-ITF teleconference on Pak tie postponed to Tuesday: Bhupati
Kolkata, Aug 19 (IANS) The teleconference between the All India Tennis Association (AITA) and the International Tennis Federation (ITF) regarding the former's security concerns about playing the Davis Cup Asia Oceania Group 1 tie against Pakistan in Islamabad next month, has been postponed to Tuesday. The meeting was initially supposed to take place on Monday.
2019-08-19
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Tennis
Focus on by-polls, membership, Sonia tells Baghel
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Congress interim President Sonia Gandhi on Monday asked Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel and party's state in-charge P.L. Punia to focus on the bye-polls in two assembly constituencies and membership drive in the state.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
FHRAI joins chorus against online food apps, threatens protests
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) As online food aggregators faced the heat from offline restaurants under the National Restaurant Association of India (NRAI), the Federation of Hotel and Restaurant Associations of India (FHRAI) has joined the chorus, warning of nation-wide protests against the "unethical" deep discounting practices of players like Zomato Gold and Dineout, among others.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Technology,Business/Economy
AITA-ITA teleconference on Pak tie postponed to Tuesday: Bhupati
Kolkata, Aug 19 (IANS) The teleconference between the All India Tennis Association (AITA) and the International Tennis Federation (ITF) regarding the former's security concerns about playing the Davis Cup Asia Oceania Group 1 tie against Pakistan in Islamabad next month, has been postponed to Tuesday. The meeting was initially supposed to take place on Monday.
2019-08-19
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Tennis
Disha Patani confesses being a pet lover
Mumbai, Aug 19 (IANS) Actress Disha Patani confesses she is a genuine pet lover. She adds that she would love to adopt more pets, but she doesnt have enough space in her Mumbai apartment.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
RIL's Aramco deal to lower its FY21 earning by 9%: Report
Mumbai, Aug 19 (IANS) Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL)'s consolidated earnings would be lower by 9 per cent while operating cash flow would fall 14 per cent in FY21 following 20 per cent stake sale in its oil-to-chemical (OTC) business to Saudi Aramco, as per a Morgan Stanley report.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Four injured as roof collapses in Dwarka
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Four persons sustained injuries after a roof of a house collapsed on them in Dwarka area on Monday.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
SC calls Delhi Chief Secy to explain policy on social events
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday asked the Chief Secretary of Delhi to appear before it on Friday in a matter related to formulation of policy for holding social functions in motels, hotels and farmhouses.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Manush lifts youth boys trophy; Anusha, Vishwa retain junior titles
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 19 (IANS) Manush Shah of Gujarat, making amends for his loss in the season-opener at Sonepat, overcame Raegan Albuquerque of Maharashtra 4-3 to lift the Youth Boys trophy in the UTT National Ranking (South Zone) Table Tennis Championships at the Jimmy George Indoor Stadium here on Monday.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Kerala,Sports,Other Sports
Vishwas Tripathi joins STAIRS Foundation board
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Vishwas Tripathi, Chairman of the UNI board of directors, has joined the board of STAIRS Foundation, an NGO, "for greater synergy and to provide direction to its revolutionary programmes for broad-basing sports across India," it was announced here on Monday.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Sports
With Kashmir under lockdown, ISPR running Geelani's Twitter handle?
Srinagar, Aug 19 (IANS) Despite the communications lockdown in Jammu and Kashmir since August 4 night, the Twitter handle of Hurriyat hawk Syed Ali Shah Geelani has apparently been active, putting out anti-India tweets regularly.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Odisha approves 5 investment proposals worth Rs 2.04 lakh cr
Bhubaneswar, Aug 19 (IANS) The Odisha government on Monday approved five investment proposals worth Rs 2.04 lakh crore.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Orissa,Business/Economy
Court reserves order on Ratul Puri's NBW cancellation plea
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) A Delhi court on Monday reserved order on the plea filed by Ratul Puri seeking cancellation of the non-bailable warrant (NBW) issued against him in connection with a money laundering case relating to AgustaWestland deal.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
42% firms struggling with finding tech talent globally: Survey
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Nearly 42 per cent of organizations globally are struggling with sourcing quality tech talent globally, while 20 per cent cited the time taken to close a tech position as the primary challenge, a survey said on Monday.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Delhi,Technology,Education
Cyber threats to worsen with tech advances: Israeli expert
Mumbai, Aug 19 (IANS) Technological advances like Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things, Automatic Cards and others will throw up new challenges for cyber security and all countries must unite to foresee and combat them, a leading Israeli cyber security expert said on Monday.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Technology,Defence/Security
Sukhbir's lies on Rajiv Gandhi a conspiracy: Punjab CM
Chandigarh, Aug 19 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Monday trashed Sukhbir Singh Badal's remarks on Rajiv Gandhi as a conspiracy to incite and divide the Sikh community by defaming the late former Prime Minister.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Row after Bengal school serves salt-rice in mid-day meal
Kolkata, Aug 19 (IANS) A controversy broke out on Monday over the mid-day meal menu after students at a government school in West Bengal's Hoogly district were served rice and salt instead of cooked food.
2019-08-19
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Education
Motorola One Action to launch in India on August 23
San Francisco, Aug 19 (IANS) After launching its latest smartphone in Brazil, Motorola is now all set to launch its 'One Action' in India on August 23 and it would be available on Flipkart, news portal GSMArena reported on Monday.
2019-08-19
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Congress' tallest Haryana leader Hooda planning rebellion?
Chandigarh, Aug 19 (IANS) Two-time Haryana Chief Minister and face of the Congress in the state, Bhupinder Singh Hooda, who on Sunday said that Congress has lost its way, has put the political pot boiling in the state.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Modi to visit France, attend G7 summit at Biarritz
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be visiting France on an official visit on August 22-23 and then to attend the G-7 Summit at its seaside resort of Biarritz on August 25-26, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said on Monday.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy
How these J&K officers are fighting fake news on Kashmir
Srinagar, Aug 19 (IANS) With a full-fledged information war breaking out following the abrogation of Article 370 of the Constitution that gave Jammu and Kashmir special status, several officers of the state have put themselves on the front line of fighting fake news propaganda, mostly emanating from Pakistan.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Media,Politics
Priyansh Jora wants to do 'Akshay Kumar kind of comedy'
Mumbai, Aug 19 (IANS) Actor Priyansh Jora made his Bollywood debut with the comedy-drama "Khandaani Shafakhana" but he didn't exactly have a comic role in the film. He says he wants to do "Akshay Kumar kind of comedy" roles in films.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Bajwa to remain Pak Army Chief for another three years
Islamabad, Aug 19 (IANS) Pakistan Army Chief, Gen. Qamar Javed Bajwa's term has been extended by three years citing the "regional security environment".
2019-08-19
Category: International, Pakistan,Defence/Security,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
SC notice to Karnataka on school admission rule change
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to look into the legality of the Karnataka government rule, which exempted unaided and private schools from admitting to class one 25 per cent students from the socially and economically disadvantaged groups.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Immigration/Law/Rights
Kerala journo's death: Doctors refute police charge
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 19 (IANS) The Kerala Government Medical Officer's Association (KGMOA) on Monday refuted the police charge in the accident case in which journalist K.M.Basheer was killed after being hit by a car driven by IAS officer Sreeram Venkitaraman here early this month.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
BJP to fine tune assembly polls strategy on Tuesday
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Even as the Congress is trying to realise what is its stated position on Article 370, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has gone full frontal with its poll preparations.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Corinne Foxx's horrible underwater experience
Los Angeles, Aug 19 (IANS) Actress Corinne Foxx says shooting underwater for "47 Meters Down Uncaged" was very uncomfortable.
2019-08-19
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Suspended for absence without notice, Sakshi cites Rakhi festival
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Olympic medallist Sakshi Malik has been reinstated to the national camp at the SAI Centre in Lucknow after she replied to the show cause notice issued by the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) for leaving the camp without permission. Sakshi (62kg), Seema Bisla (50kg) and Kiran (76kg), all of whom have qualified for the upcoming World Wrestling Championships, were three of the 25 wrestlers who were suspended from the national camp by the WFI for the same reason.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Dwayne Johnson marries longtime bae Lauren Hashian
Los Angeles, Aug 19 (IANS) Hollywood star Dwayne Johnson has exchanged vows with longtime girlfriend and singer Lauren Hashian in Hawaii.
2019-08-19
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Families at risk as Yamuna set to cross danger mark
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Families living in the low-lying areas near the Yamuna in national capital are bracing for tough days with the alarming rise in the water level of the river.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society
Ritesh Batra to direct Vidya Balan series on Indira Gandhi
Mumbai, Aug 19 (IANS) Vidya Balan's latest film "Mission Mangal" had a good start at the box-office, and her debut web series, based on India's first and only woman Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, has now found a director.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
MP's Bolt Rameshwar Gurjar fails in trials
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) After making headlines with his 100m timings, Rameshwar Gurjar, also dubbed as the Usain Bolt of Madhya Pradesh, has come a cropper in the trials conducted by the Sports Authority of India (SAI).
2019-08-19
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Athletics
Punjab CM announces Rs 100 crore for flood-hit areas
Chandigarh, Aug 19 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Monday announced Rs 100 crore for emergency relief and rehabilitation measures in the flood-hit regions of the state.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
BCCI CoA's meet with ex-players informal, minutes not recorded
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) The Supreme Court-appointed Committee of Administrators (CoA) met former players in Mumbai on Monday to discuss the Conflict of Interest clause in the newly registered Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) constitution. But sadly for those who attended the meeting, it has been termed as an 'informal' one and the minutes won't be recorded.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Rahul a captain who deserted his sinking ship: Chouhan
Jaipur, Aug 19 (IANS) Shivraj Singh Chouhan, former MP Chief Minister, here on Monday termed Rahul Gandhi as 'ranchhod' (deserter) Gandhi and said he became the first captain to desert a sinking ship.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Looking sexy all the time is boring: Mahie Gill
Mumbai, Aug 19 (IANS) Actress Mahie Gill, who is known for her roles in films such as "Dev.D", "Saheb, Biwi Aur Gangster" and "Paan Singh Tomar", says that she has been stereotyped for her sensual beauty for long, and adds that "just looking good" on-screen is "boring".
2019-08-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
IndiGo, SpiceJet to shift Delhi operations to T3 from T2
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Low-cost carriers SpiceJet and IndiGo would shift their operations to the Indira Gandhi International Airport's T3 from T2 from September 5.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Toll in Maharashtra accident climbs to 13
Dhule (Maharashtra), Aug 19 (IANS) Thirteen people were killed and 21 injured in a head-on collision between a container truck and a state transport bus, police said here on Monday.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Balesh Sharma quits as Vodafone Idea CEO, Ravinder Takkar new chief
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) In what is seen as a major casualty of the ongoing stress in the telecom sector, Vodafone Idea CEO Balesh Sharma has resigned with immediate effect.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Moin Qureshi aide Satish Babu Sana granted bail
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) A court here on Monday granted bail to businessman Satish Babu Sana, a close aide of controversial meat exporter Moin Akhtar Qureshi, in a money laundering case.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Chennaiyin FC sign versatile Masih Saighani
Chennai, Aug 19 (IANS) Chennaiyin FC on Monday announced the signing of 32-year-old Masih Saighani on a free transfer for the 2019-20 Indian Super League (ISL) season.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Football
India sees dramatic rise in cyber attacks post-Kashmir decision
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) There has been a rise in cyber attacks on Indian institutions after the abrogation of Article 370 and 35A and the country needs to be extra careful when it comes to the security of websites and critical infrastructure, Russian cyber security firm Kaspersky said on Monday.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Defence/Security,Technology
Yediyurappa to expand Cabinet on Tuesday
Bengaluru, Aug 19 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa will expand his over three-week-old Cabinet on Tuesday by inducting 18-20 legislators as ministers, an official said on Monday.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Radhika Apte is not an 'award-crazy person'
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Actress Radhika Apte was a part of two films -- "Andhadhun" and "Padman" -- that bagged National Film Awards this year. She is grateful, but says she isn't crazy about awards.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Book captures brilliance of Ranjit Singh's polity, rule (IANS Interview)
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) The secularism of Maharaja Ranjit Singh (1780-1839) needs to be stuided in the current context for the manner in which he brought together a collection of warring misls (confederacies) to create a Sikh Empire that stretched from the Khyber Pass in the west to western Tibet in the east, and from Mithankot in the south to Kashmir in the north, says US-based poet, playwright and commentator Sarbpreet Singh in a new book.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books
Jonita Gandhi to be Ayushmann Khurrana's playback voice
Mumbai, Aug 19 (IANS) Actor Ayushmann Khurrana will soon be seen lip-syncing to the song "Bajta ring ring" in his "Dream Girl" avatar. Jonita Gandhi, the singer behind the song, says she had had fun while working on it, and hopes everyone enjoys the track.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
UP CEO yet to get Union Minister's 'vote count' complaint
Lucknow, Aug 19 (IANS) The Chief electoral Officer (CEO) in Uttar Pradesh is yet to receive the complaint filed by Union Minister Santosh Gangwar who has sought a review into votes polled at one booth in his Bareilly parliamentary constituency during the 2019 elections.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Sunrisers announce Haddin as assistant coach
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Indian Premier League (IPL) side Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) on Monday announced former Australian vice captain and wicketkeeper Brad Haddin as their assistant coach. The former IPL champions made the announcement via their social media handles.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
How Tom Holland escapes getting trapped in Spider-Man avatar
Bali, Aug 19 (IANS) Actor Tom Holland doesn't feel trapped in his Spider-Man avatar, and says it is all about creating a balance in professional life.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Rajasthan,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Lookout notice likely against absconding MLA Anant Singh
Patna, Aug 19 (IANS) The Bihar police is set to issue a lookout notice against Independent MLA from Mokama and strongman Anant Kumar Singh, a day after he evaded arrest in a case registered against him under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA).
2019-08-19
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Markets end flat with no stimulus package in sight
Mumbai, Aug 19 (IANS) The Sensex and Nifty on Monday gained in early trade on optimism over reports that the government will soon announce a stimulus package to revive growth in the economy. However, with no such announcement made till close, the markets finished with little gains.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
NSA Doval briefs Amit Shah on Kashmir situation
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval on Monday briefed Union Home Minister Amit Shah about the current situation in Jammu and Kashmir which is under a security clampdown since the abrogation of Article 370 earlier this month.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Reham slams Imran, alleges 'deal' on Kashmir
Islamabad, Aug 19 (IANS) Alleging "a deal" on Kashmir, Reham Khan, former wife of Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan, has slammed his lack of decisiveness and attempts to please Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi as reasons for the recent developments in the state.
2019-08-19
Category: International, Pakistan,Politics
Delhi govt rapped for opposing technology to fight pollution
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) "Don't you want our children to live in good quality air?" the Supreme Court asked on Monday, pulling up the Delhi government for its opposition to the use of remote sensing technology to help identify polluting vehicles.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Immigration/Law/Rights
'BJP, RSS want to end reservations in garb of discussion'
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) The Congress on Monday hit out at the ruling BJP and the Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS), accusing them of being anti-Dalit and anti-backward and said they want to end reservations in the backdrop of discussions.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
SC lawyer for FIR against JNU's Shehla Rashid over fake news
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Supreme Court advocate Alakh Alok Srivastava, here on Monday, wrote a letter to Delhi Police Commissioner Amulya Patnaik to immediately register an FIR against Jawaharlal Nehru University's Ph.D scholar and J&K-based politician Shehla Rashid for "deliberately" spreading fake news with the intention to incite violence and malign the army's image.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Jio adds, Vodafone loses customers in June: TRAI data
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Reliance Jio continued to be on a spree on net addition of mobile subscribers adding over 82 lakh new users while Airtel lost 29,883 and Vodafone Idea had to let go of a massive 41 lakh customers as on June 30, 2019, according to data released by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI).
2019-08-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Afghanistan: FIFA sexual abuse investigations stall: HRW
New York, Aug 19 (IANS) The international football body FIFA needs to act more swiftly on complaints and evidence brought by women players of sexual, physical and emotional abuse by leaders of the Afghanistan Football Federation (AFF), Human Rights Watch said on Monday.
2019-08-19
Category: International, United States,Sports,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Football,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Osaka leads WTA rankings, Keys returns to top-10
Madrid, Aug 19 (IANS) Naomi Osaka of Japan maintained the No. 1 spot in the Women's Tennis Association rankings released on Monday with 6,606 points, despite her elimination from the 2019 Cincinnati Masters.
2019-08-19
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Tennis
Manmohan Singh elected to Rajya Sabha from Rajasthan
Jaipur, Aug 19 (IANS) Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh was elected unopposed to the Rajya Sabha from Rajasthan on Monday.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
US tech firms could influence Washington's Huawei decision
San Francisco, Aug 19 (IANS) Whether the US decides to extend the temporary reprieve that it granted to Huawei, allowing it to do business in the US, may depend a lot on what the American tech firms have to say on the issue, according to research firm International Data Corporation (IDC).
2019-08-19
Category: International, Costa Rica,Business/Economy,Technology
Xiaomi, OPPO, Vivo in pact for cross-brand file transfer tech
Beijing, Aug 19 (IANS) Xiaomi, Oppo and Vivo, the three Chinese smartphone giants, are working together on a cross-brand wireless file transfer technology, which would work between their respective devices, The Verge reported on Monday.
2019-08-19
Category: International, China,Technology
I'm against terrorism, Pak Army: Adnan Sami
Mumbai, Aug 19 (IANS) After calling them "helpless, misguided and frustrated", singer Adnan Sami says he is against the Pakistani Army which has provoked wars, destroyed democracy and the mindset of the people of Pakistan.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Hockey India name 33 probables for Jr women's national camp
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Hockey India on Monday named the 33 core probables' list for the upcoming junior women's national coaching camp which will focus on preparing the team for a tri-nation tournament involving Australia and New Zealand to be held Down Under later this year.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Hockey
Long-delayed Tejpal trial to resume on Sept 23: Official
Panaji, Aug 19 (IANS) The Additional District and Sessions court in Mapusa (Goa) will resume hearing the rape case against Tarun Tejpal, former editor-in-chief of Tehelka magazine, from September 23 after the Supreme Court ordered completion of trial within six months, a court official said on Monday.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Goa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
FIR against Kerala convent for locking up nun
Wayanad, Aug 19 (IANS) The Kerala police on Monday registered an FIR against a convent near here over illegal confinement of a nun who had supported agitation against Bishop Franco Mulakkal, accused in a rape case.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Religion
Actors are overrated; give writers equal importance: lyricist AM Turaz
Mumbai, Aug 19 (IANS) Bollywood lyricist AM Turaz, known for his work in films such as Bajirao Mastani, Padmaavat, Badla and Guzaarish, feels actors are overrated in the film industry and adds that writers should be given equal importance.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Manmohan Singh elected to RS from Rajasthan
Jaipur, Aug 19 (IANS) Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh was elected unopposed to the Rajya Sabha from Rajasthan on Monday.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Most Indians feel napping may improve work productivity
Bengaluru, Aug 19 (IANS) A new survey found that most Indians felt napping at work might improve productivity, adding that a nap room could contribute towards better workflow.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society,Lifestyle/Fashion
Insomnia linked to increased risk of heart failure: Study
London, Aug 19 (IANS) People suffering from insomnia might have an increased risk of coronary artery disease, heart failure and stroke, says a study.
2019-08-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society
ED summons P. Chidambaram in aviation scam case
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) In more trouble for former Finance Minister and Congress leader P. Chidambaram, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) has summoned him for questioning in an aviation scam case dating back to the UPA regime, authorities said on Monday.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Guess why Diana Penty is being trolled by Bollywood
Mumbai, Aug 19 (IANS) Diana Penty is being trolled on social media -- no, not by netizens but by the Bollywood frat! Celebs who have been trolling Diana include Aditi Rao Hydari, Dia Mirza, Sonu Sood and Punit Malhotra.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Chandrayaan-2 to be inserted into lunar orbit on Tuesday
Chennai, Aug 19 (IANS) India's second spacecraft to the moon, Chandrayaan-2, will be inserted into the lunar orbit on Tuesday morning, the Indian space agency said.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Science/Tech,Technology
Sitharaman in Varanasi on Tuesday to allay slowdown fears
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will be in Varanasi on Tuesday to understand the problems faced by the local industry as well as the taxpayers. She is currently on a multi-city tour to take stock of the health of economy, which is in the grip of a slowdown and allay fears of "tax terrorism".
2019-08-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Politics
Ex-Sudanese President's corruption trial begins
Khartoum, Aug 19 (IANS) A trial of Sudan's former President Omar al-Bashir began at a court here on Monday on charges related to corruption, possession of foreign currency and illicit wealth.
2019-08-19
Category: International, Sudan,Politics
Ashes: England name unchanged squad for third Test
London, Aug 19 (IANS) England on Monday named an unchanged squad for the third Ashes Test, after the second rubber ended in a thrilling draw.
2019-08-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
IIT-G researchers develop oil-water separating device
Guwahati, Aug 19 (IANS) The researchers from the Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati,(IIT-G) have developed two membranes that can separate oil and water. A IIT-G spokesman said the membranes -- super-water repellent in air, and super oil-repellent in water -- could separate complex mixtures of oil and water. The oil-water separation membranes could also be used in oil spill management.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Assam,National,Science/Tech,Technology
Taj still a photographer's delight (World Photography Day)
Agra, Aug 19 (IANS) Why is the Taj Mahal, the 17th century monument of love, the most photographed building in the world?
2019-08-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,IANS Life
China urges Trump to keep his word on Huawei
Beijing, Aug 19 (IANS) China on Monday urged US President Donald Trump to keep his word and allow companies in America to do business with Chinese tech giant Huawei, which was banned under trade restrictions put in place by Washington in May.
2019-08-19
Category: International, China,Politics
Entrepreneurship took a beating due to demonetisation
Hyderabad, Aug 19 (IANS) Since its emergence on the global information technology map in late 1990s, Hyderabad grew as a key economic hub over the last two decades and is currently seen as one of the cities with best entrepreneurship and start-up eco-system in the country.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National
Kirti starts shooting for The Girl On The Train in London
Mumbai, Aug 19 (IANS) Kirti Kulhari has started shooting for the Bollywood remake of "The Girl On The Train" in London, and she has shared a picture from the set where she is seen with the film's heroine Parineeti Chopra.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Mohammad Shahzad handed 1-yr ban for misconduct
Kabul, Aug 19 (IANS) Afghanistan wicket-keeper and opening batsman Mohammad Shahzad has been handed a 12-month suspension by the country's cricket board.
2019-08-19
Category: International, Israel,Sports,Cricket
Yogi slammed after woman burnt alive over talaq plaint
Lucknow, Aug 19 (IANS) A young woman in Uttar Pradesh was burnt alive in front of her five-year-old daughter after she complained to the police that her husband has divorced her by uttering "talaq" thrice.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Danni Wyatt scripts history with a ton in WCSL
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Danni Wyatt has scripted history as she became the first ever English player to score a ton in the Women's Cricket Super League (WCSL). Playing for Southern Vipers, Wyatt scored 110 off 60 balls.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Was challenging to bring alive 'Section 375' character: Richa
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Actress Richa Chadha says it was a challenge for her to be able to bring alive her character in the upcoming film "Section 375".
2019-08-19
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Vehicles torched in Odisha MLA's official residence
Bhubaneswar, Aug 19 (IANS) Some miscreants have torched vehicles parked at the official residence here of ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) legislator Braja Kishore Pradhan, police said on Monday.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Orissa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
New Motor Vehicle Act will improve road safety: IRF
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Increased new penalties and provisions of punishment in the Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Act, 2019 will help better adherence to traffic rules and decreased road accidents in India, the Geneva-based International Road Federation (IRF) said on Monday.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Smith returns to No.2 in Test rankings, closes gap on Kohli
Dubai, Aug 19 (IANS) Steve Smith, who followed up his twin tons at Edgbaston with a 92 at Lord's in the second Ashes Test, has reclaimed the No.2 spot in the ICC Test Rankings for batsmen as per the latest updated rankings published by ICC on its website. England pacer Jofra Archer has debuted at No.83 on the bowlers' ranking.
2019-08-19
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Trump plays down fear of US recession
Washington, Aug 19 (IANS) US President has tried to reassure markets about the risk of the US falling into a recession by saying the economy was doing "tremendously well", the media reported on Monday.
2019-08-19
Category: International, United States,Politics
Solicitor General's wife's phone snatched in Delhi
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Two bike-borne miscreants snatched the mobile phone of Solicitor General Tushar Mehta's wife near Mandi House in the heart of the national capital, police said on Monday.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Panaji's water woes to stretch till Tuesday: Goa CM
Panaji, Aug 19 (IANS) Faced with severe water scarcity over the last 72 hours, the water woes of Goa's capital are expected to spill over on to Tuesday, according to Chief Minister Pramod Sawant.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Goa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Yamuna crosses 'warning mark', flood alert in Delhi
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) The Yamuna river on Monday crossed the "warning mark" of 204.50 meters and was set to breach the "danger mark" of 205.33m in the evening, forcing authorities to ask people living in low-lying areas to evacuate to safer places.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Former Bihar CM Jagannath Mishra is dead
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Former Bihar Chief Minister Jagannath Mishra, the last Congress leader to preside over the state, died here on Monday following cardiac arrest, his family said. He was 82.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
India's first indigenous Pro Wrestling Show 'WIN Dangal ke Soorma' soon
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Gurugram-based Lex Sportel Vision has announced the launch of Indias first Indigenous Pro Wrestling Show titled, 'WIN (Wrestle India Network) Dangal ke Soorma. The 12 episode series will feature 21 elite Indian Pro-Wrestlers taking on International Wrestling stars and will be broadcast on DSPORT from August 24 onwards.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Opposition slams ED summons to Thackeray, Unmesh Joshi
Mumbai, Aug 19 (IANS) The Maharashtra Opposition on Monday slammed the Enforcement Directorate (ED)'s move summoning Maharashtra Navnirman Sena President Raj Thackeray and ex-Lok Sabha Speaker Manohar Joshi's son Unmesh in an IL&FS related case.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Zakir Naik in soup over racial speeches in Malaysia
Kuala Lumpur, Aug 19 (IANS) Controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik, who was granted permanent residency in Malaysia after he fled India on being charged with giving inflammatory speeches, has been barred from holding religious talks in several Malaysian states.
2019-08-19
Category: International, Malaysia,Politics
Northeast: New digital system hits India-Bangladesh trade
Agartala, Aug 19 (IANS) Due to introduction of a new online trade management system -- Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) - the India-Bangladesh trade through Tripura has been hugely affected for the past two weeks, traders and officials said on Monday.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Tripura,Business/Economy,Diplomacy,Technology
Why men tend to blame women in sexual harassment cases
London, Aug 19 (IANS) Men may be more likely to victim-blame women who are sexually harassed because they have more empathy with the perpetrators, a new study suggests.
2019-08-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Human Interest/Society,IANS Life,IPL 2015,Commonwealth Games 2014
1 in 7 businesses experienced lateral phishing attacks: Report
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) With cyber criminals using deceptive techniques to launch lateral phishing attacks, one in seven businesses experienced such strikes globally in the past seven months, says a report from US-based cyber security firm Barracuda Networks.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Alia Bhatt to raise funds for animals via baking
Mumbai, Aug 19 (IANS) Bollywood actress Alia Bhatt will raise funds for an animal welfare organisation through actor Arjun Kapoor's sister Anshula Kapoor's online fundraising platform, Fankind.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Let us pray for human rights and peace in Kashmir: Mamata
Kolkata, Aug 19 (IANS) Observing World Humanitarian Day on Monday, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said that we must all pray for the restoration of human rights and peace in Kashmir.
2019-08-19
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Water released from Hathnikund barrage floods Haryana villages
Chandigarh, Aug 19 (IANS) Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Monday took stock of the situation after a dozen villages in Yamunanagar district were flooded by the excess water released from the Hathnikund barrage.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Baghel, Punia meet Sonia, discuss Chhattisgarh
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel and the party's state in-charge P.L. Punia on Monday met Congress interim President Sonia Gandhi here and discussed issues related to the state.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
China trade war will help Samsung, Tim Cook tells Trump
Washington, Aug 19 (IANS) US President Donald Trump has praised Apple CEO Tim Cook for "making a good case" that tariffs on China will help Samsung gain more as it is based in South Korea and does not need to pay any tariffs.
2019-08-19
Category: International, United States,Technology
ALERT: ED summons senior Congress leader P. Chidambaram in Airbus purchase deal on Aug 23
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2019-08-19
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Goa government to showcase Parrikar's journey in photo-book
Panaji, Aug 19 (IANS) Goa's former Chief Minister late Manohar Parrikar's political journey will be published by the state government in a photo-book, as a tribute to him on the occasion of his birth anniversary on December 13 this year, CM Pramod Sawant said on Monday.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Alia a warm, lovely person: Singer Shreya Sharma
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Singer Shreya Sharma had a dream debut with "Prada", a song picturised on Alia Bhatt. The budding singer found the actress a warm and lovely person.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Konkona set to trace life of Kolkata's Queen of Cabaret
Mumbai, Aug 19 (IANS) Actress-filmmaker Konkona Sen Sharma will trace the life of Arati Das, who was dubbed Queen of Cabaret in Kolkata, with in next directorial project.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Ashes: Archer's heart skipped a beat when ball hit Smith
London, Aug 19 (IANS) England's Jofra Archer said that he did breath a sigh of relief when former Australia skipper Steve Smith got up after being hit on the neck by a bouncer bowled by the 24-year-old on Day 4 of the second Ashes Test at Lord's.
2019-08-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Pak summons Indian diplomat over ceasefire violations
Islamabad, Aug 19 (IANS) Pakistan on Monday summoned Indian Deputy High Commissioner Gaurav Ahluwalia over unprovoked ceasefire violations by Indian forces along the Line of Control (LoC).
2019-08-19
Category: International, Pakistan,Politics
Rosatom completes equipment supply for 3rd Kudankulam power plant
Chennai, Aug 19 (IANS) Russia's Rosatom State Atomic Energy Corporation on Monday said it has completed supply of main equipment for the third 1,000 MW nuclear power plant being built in Kudankulam in Tamil Nadu.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Technology
8,000 evacuated in Gran Canaria wildfire
Madrid, Aug 19 (IANS) ome 8,000 people have been evacuated from several areas of Spain's Gran Canaria Islands due to a large wildfire that has spread to more than 3,400 hectares, authorities said on Monday.
2019-08-19
Category: International, Spain,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Don't give 'political colour' to Ravidas temple razing: SC
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday said its order cannot be given a "political colour" by anyone while protesting against the demolition of the Guru Ravidas temple in the Tughlaqabad forest area here.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Religion
Bayern seal loan signing of Coutinho from Barca
London, Aug 19 (IANS) German giants Bayern Munich on Monday signed attacking mid-fielder Philippe Coutinho from Barcelona on a season-long loan deal which includes an option to buy.
2019-08-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Sexy means revealing in this era, says Alka Yagnik
Mumbai, Aug 19 (IANS) Singer Alka Yagnik says now we live in an era where sexy means revealing.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Karan Johar calls 'drug party' accusation ridiculous
Mumbai, Aug 19 (IANS) Filmmaker Karan Johar has finally broken his silence over allegations of hosting a drug party for a few A-list Bollywood stars at his residence last month.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Bhim Army launches student wing
Lucknow, Aug 19 (IANS) The Bhim Army has launched its student wing, the Bhim Army Students Federation (BASF), aimed at creating awareness among the youth.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Liquor sale from grocery shops proposed in Jharkhand
Ranchi, Aug 19 (IANS) The Jharkhand Excise Department has proposed to allow sale of liquor in grocery shops in the state.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Bihar,Business/Economy
Didn't know I had tuberculosis for 8 years: Big B
Mumbai, Aug 19 (IANS) For eight years megastar Amitabh Bachchan did not know he was suffering from Tuberculosis and said that he has does not mind calling himself a tuberculosis survivor.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Yuvraj reveals how Akhtar checked on injured batsmen
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Former Pakistan pacer Shoaib Akhtar had questioned English debutant Jofra Archer's sportsmanship after his ferocious bouncer struck Australia batsman Steve Smith during the second Ashes Test which ended in a draw. Former India all-rounder Yuvraj Singh came up with a cheeky response to Akhtar's reaction.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Redmi TV with 70-inch display to launch on August 29
Beijing, Aug 19 (IANS) Xiaomi Founder, Chairman and CEO Lei Jun has confirmed that the first-ever Redmi TV with a huge 70-inch screen is all set to launch in China on August 29, news portal GizmoChina reported on Monday.
2019-08-19
Category: International, China,Technology
Priyanka hits out at government over economic slowdown
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi on Monday slammed the government's silence over job losses following the slowdown in the economy.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Politics
Sonam slammed for Pak comments, asks trolls to get a life
Mumbai, Aug 19 (IANS) Sonam Kapoor is once again in the midst of a heated exchange with trolls. It all started when she became the target of netizens for her comments on Pakistan banning Indian films, particularly her 2016 release,"Neerja".
2019-08-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Delhi Congress leaders meet Sonia Gandhi
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Ahead of Assembly elections due early next year in the national capital, senior Delhi Congress leaders on Monday met Congress interim President Sonia Gandhi here.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Apple Watch 5 to come in ceramic and titanium versions
San Francisco, Aug 19 (IANS) Apple is expected to launch a host of new products next month including the upgraded Apple Watch 5 which is expected to come in titanium and ceramic variants.
2019-08-19
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Yamuna crosses 'warning mark' in Delhi
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) The Yamuna river on Monday crossed the "warning mark" of 204.50 meters and was set to breach the "danger mark" of 205.33m, forcing authorities to stop traffic on one of the bridges that connect Delhi with its eastern wing.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Prayagraj SSP shunted out after six murders in a day
Prayagraj, Aug 19 (IANS) The Yogi Adityanath government on Monday removed Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Atul Sharma from his post following six murders in a day in the district.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Year after Kerala floods, KSEB yet to give Rs 130 cr to CM fund
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 19 (IANS) In a shocking revelation, it has come to light that the Rs 130 crores that were collected by the Kerala State Electricity Board (KSEB) from its employees through the 'salary challenge' for the Chief Minister's Distress Relief Fund (CMDRF), are yet to be handed over, and only Rs 10 crores have been deposited so far.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
J&K political parties under intelligence scanner
Jammu/Srinagar, Aug 19 (IANS) In a major breakthrough to identify rumour mongers bent upon creating trouble, Jammu and Kashmir and central intelligence agencies claim to have identified activists and sympathizers of mainstream political parties with separatist tendencies.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Afghanistan slams Pak envoy's attempt to link Kashmir with peace process
Washington, Aug 19 (IANS) Afghanistan has strongly protested against the statement of Pakistan's Ambassador to the US, Asad Majeed Khan, that the tensions in Kashmir could affect the Afghan peace process, terming it "reckless, unwarranted and irresponsible".
2019-08-19
Category: International, United States,Politics
Amid slowdown, RBI Governor hints at softer approach on rates
Mumbai, Aug 19 (IANS) Indicating a softer approach on rate cuts in the wake of economic slowdown, RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das on Monday said growth is the top priority at a time when the Indian banking system is facing many challenges.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Swatantra Dev Singh resigns as UP Minister
Lucknow, Aug 19 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh BJP President Swatantra Dev Singh, on Monday, resigned from the Yogi Adityanath Cabinet. He resigned in keeping with the party's rule of one-man-one-post.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
This voice assistant can help visually impaired browse web
Toronto, Aug 19 (IANS) Researchers have developed a new voice assistant that allows people with visual impairments to get web content quickly and effortlessly from smart speakers and similar devices.
2019-08-19
Category: International, Canada,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society,Lifestyle/Fashion,Technology
Ajay Devgn begins shooting for 'Maidaan'
Mumbai, Aug 19 (IANS) Bollywood actor Ajay Devgn will start shooting for director Amit Sharmas film on Indian football, which has been titled "Maidaan".
2019-08-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Indian-American teen wins South Asian Spelling Bee
Washington, Aug 19 (IANS) An Indian-American teenager from New Jersey won the 2019 South Asian Spelling Bee, after correctly spelling the word "flipe" to earn the national title and $3,000 grand prize.
2019-08-19
Category: International, United States,Diaspora
Schools reopen in Srinagar, but students missing
Srinagar, Aug 19 (IANS) After a gap of nearly a fortnight, around 200 schools in Srinagar reopened on Monday, but few students showed up. Though teachers were present in most schools, jittery parents avoided sending their children.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Education
Airtel appoints Rajesh Tapadia as Nxtra Data CEO
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Telecom major Bharti Airtel on Monday said it has appointed Rajesh Tapadia as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of its data centre and Cloud business subsidiary, Nxtra Data.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Detained Iranian tanker leaves Gibraltar
London, Aug 19 (IANS) An Iranian tanker, which has changed its name from Grace 1 to Adrian Darya-1, detained by Gibraltar since July on suspicion of transporting oil to Syria, was on its way to Greece on Monday after leaving port in the British territory.
2019-08-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Australia unsure about Smith's availability for 3rd Test
London, Aug 19 (IANS) Australia captain Tim Paine has said that it is still too early to tell as to whether star batsman Steve Smith will be available for the third Ashes Test beginning from Thursday at Headingley.
2019-08-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Team India support staff selection begins, announcement on Thursday
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) With the Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC) deciding on Ravi Shastri's re-appointment as the India head coach on Friday, it is now the turn of the five wise men of Indian cricket -- the selectors led by M.S.K. Prasad -- to appoint the support staff who will join Shastri to form the coaching staff of the Men in Blue.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Test format suits my game, says rookie Rahkeem Cornwall
St. Johns (Antigua), Aug 19 (IANS) Spin bowling West Indies all-rounder Rahkeem Cornwall, who has been included in the squad for the two-Test series against India, believes his consistency makes him well suited for the longer format.
2019-08-19
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Ex-Bihar CM Jagannath Mishra passes away
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Former Bihar Chief Minister Jagannath Mishra died on Monday following cardiac arrest, his family said. He was 82.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
HK man denied bail for assaulting Chinese journalist
Hong Kong, Aug 19 (IANS) A Hong Kong court on Monday denied bail to a part-time hotel waiter allegedly involved in assaulting a Chinese journalist during a mass anti-government protest at the airport here.
2019-08-19
Category: International, Hong Kong,Politics
Nepal national park uses app for rhino conservation
Kathmandu, Aug 19 (IANS) The Bardiya National Park in Nepal has started using a mobile app for the conservation of one-horned rhinos.
2019-08-19
Category: International, Nepal,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Environment/Wildlife
Archer has made a massive impact: Root
London, Aug 19 (IANS) England captain Joe Root was all praise for debutant pacer Jofra Archer after the drawn second Ashes Test at Lord's. Archer took five wickets accross the two innings and bowled hostile spells which most notably helped England stop the marauding Steve Smith.
2019-08-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
West Pak refugees, Valmikis hopeful post Article 370
Srinagar, Aug 19 (IANS) Gurdeep Singh is a happy man these days. A refugee from West Pakistan settled in Jammu for the past 15 years, he believes he will benefit from the abrogation of Article 370 of the Constitution. Article 370 accorded a special status to Jammu and Kashmir and denied equal opportunities to outsiders in the state.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Ex-LS Speaker's son and Raj Thackeray summoned by ED
Mumbai, Aug 19 (IANS) Former Lok Sabha Speaker Manohar Joshis son and realty developer Unmesh Joshi has been summoned, along with his business partner Raj Thackeray, by the Enforcement Directorate (ED), for a probe into an IL&FS related case, official sources said.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
No hearing on Ayodhya dispute in Supreme Court
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) The daily hearing on the Ayodhya title dispute could not be held in the Supreme Court on Monday as one of the judges on a five-judge Constitution bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi was not available.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion
12,000 dengue patients hospitalised in Bangladesh
Dhaka, Aug 19 (IANS) At least 12,000 dengue patients have been hospitalised across Bangladesh between August 12 and 18, health officials said on Monday.
2019-08-19
Category: International, Bangladesh,Health/Medicine,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Shastri names Iyer for much-debated no.4 spot
St. Johns (Antigua), Aug 19 (IANS) Head coach Ravi Shastri has for the time put an end to the debate over the No.4 spot in the Indian batting line-up by identifying Shreyas Iyer as the man for the job.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Antigua,Sports,Cricket
Schools reopen in Srinagar, but students missing
Srinagar, Aug 19 (IANS) After a gap of 15 days, around 200 school in Srinagar reopened on Monday, but few students showed up. Though teachers were present in most schools, jittery parents avoided sending their children.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Education
Total Ashes foul for Lord's crowd: Aussie PM on Smith's booing
London, Aug 19 (IANS) Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Monday condemned the harsh treatment meted out to batsman Steve Smith, who was subjected to booing by the Lord's crowd during the second Ashes Test which ended in a tense draw.
2019-08-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Prince William, Kate may call off Pakistan visit
Islamabad, Aug 19 (IANS) The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge Prince William and Kate Middleton might be taking a rain-check on their visit to Pakistan due to the ongoing tensions between New Delhi and Islamabad, a media report said on Monday.
2019-08-19
Category: International, Pakistan,International
CBI granted time in Unnao rape survivor accident case
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday granted two weeks more to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to conclude its probe in the Unnao rape survivor accident case.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Flood alert for Pak rivers after India releases water
Islamabad, Aug 19 (IANS) Authorities in Pakistan's Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa provinces have issued flood alerts after India released water into river Sutlej and the Alchi dam "without preschedule", the media reported.
2019-08-19
Category: International, Pakistan,International
Anushka's 'sunkissed' image leaves Virat spellbound
Antigua, Aug 19 (IANS) Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma's photograph from a beach here in West Indies has left her star cricketer husband Virat Kohli at a loss of words.
2019-08-19
Category: International, Spain,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Mitchell Johnson elected MCC honorary life member
London, Aug 19 (IANS) Former Australian pacer Mitchell Johnson has been elected as an honorary member of the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC).
2019-08-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Pakistanis frustrated with life: Adnan Sami
Mumbai, Aug 19 (IANS) Trolled regularly, and more so after the abrogation of Article 370 of the Indian Constitution, singer Adnan Sami has come down heavily on his erstwhile compatriot Pakistanis saying they are "frustrated with their own lives" and have been taking it out on him since they realise that he has moved on.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
US man arrested over threats to Jewish centre
Washington, Aug 19 (IANS) Police in the US state of Ohio have arrested a man they believe threatened to carry out a shooting at a Jewish community centre, the media reported on Monday.
2019-08-19
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Prince Andrew 'appalled' by sex abuse claims
London, Aug 19 (IANS) Britain's Prince Andrew has said he is "appalled" by sex abuse claims surrounding his late friend Jeffrey Epstein, who was found dead in his cell at a federal prison in New York earlier this month, the media reported on Monday.
2019-08-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Himachal roads shut due to landslides
Shimla, Aug 19 (IANS) Roads in Himachal Pradesh continued to remain shut on Monday due to landslides triggered by heavy rain in the past two days, officials said.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Experts' hope high from direct tax code
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) With the direct tax code (DTC) being in the works for years and report of the task force expected anytime now, tax experts hope the new draft law would ease compliance burden and reduce future litigations by incorporating orders of various high courts and the Supreme Court while settling the cases.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
With easy money around, tech entrepreneurs turn risk-averse
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) N.R. Narayana Murthy launched Infosys in 1981 with six other colleagues on a mere $250 borrowed from his wife.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Delhi,National
Elon Musk relaunches Tesla solar panel business
San Francisco, Aug 19 (IANS) Multi-billionaire tech mogul Elon Musk has relaunched Tesla's solar panel services, claiming that it could save a user about $500 a year.
2019-08-19
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Ex-Malaysian PM's corruption trial postponed
Kuala Lumpur, Aug 19 (IANS) A Malaysian court on Monday postponed a trial against former Prime Minister Najib Razak for his alleged role in the embezzlement of billions in public funds that contributed to his shocking election defeat last year.
2019-08-19
Category: International, Malaysia,Politics
Triple talaq cases rise in UP after law comes into force
Lucknow, Aug 19 (IANS) The Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Act, 2019 which criminalises triple talaq has, so far, failed to act as a deterrent to the cases of triple talaq in Uttar Pradesh.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Kartik Aaryan starrer 'Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2' to release in July 2020
Mumbai, Aug 19 (IANS) Actor Kartik Aaryan will be stepping into the shoes of National Award winning actor Akshay Kumar's role in the second installment "Bhool Bhulaiyaa", which is scheduled to hit the screens on July 31, 2020.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Smith hopes to be 100% fit for Headingley Test
London, Aug 19 (IANS) Premier Australia batsman Steve Smith, who could not be part of the final day proceedings of the second drawn Test at Lord's following a concussion, is hoping to regain full fitness before the third Ashes game beginning Thursday.
2019-08-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Paytm promotes CFO Madhur Deora as President
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Gearing up for the next phase of growth in consumer Internet and financial services, digital payments player Paytm on Monday announced the promotion of its Chief Financial Officer Madhur Deora as the company's President.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,National,Technology
Sledging Smith leads to ejection for Lord's member
London, Aug 19 (IANS) The Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC), in a one of its kind penalty, ejected one of its members after he sledged Australia's Steve Smith in the famed Long Room of the pavilion during the second Ashes Test which ended in a tense draw.
2019-08-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
SC rejects Tarun Tejpal's plea
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday rejected journalist Tarun Tejpal's plea seeking to set aside the charges of sexual assault framed against him by a trial court.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
'Tim Cook right that China trade war will help Samsung'
Washington, Aug 19 (IANS) US President Donald Trump has praised Apple CEO Tim Cook for "making a good case" that tariffs on China will help Samsung gain more as it is based in South Korea and does not need to pay any tariffs.
2019-08-19
Category: International, United States,Technology
Trump expresses optimism over US, Taliban talks
Washington, Aug 19 (IANS) US President Donald Trump has expressed optimism over the talks between the Taliban and American negotiators as the two sides were trying to chalk out a deal on the withdrawal of US forces in exchange for a Taliban commitment on security and peace talks with the Afghan government.
2019-08-19
Category: International, United States,Politics
Kohli completes 11 years in international cricket
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Indian skipper Virat Kohli has completed 11 years in international cricket.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Plantation drive along river banks in UP
Lucknow, Aug 19 (IANS) Ten days after Uttar Pradesh (UP) created a world record by planting 22 crore saplings in a single day, ten districts of the state have mooted a similar initiative along the banks of the Ganga and Gomti rivers by the August end.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
Google Assistant beats Alexa, Siri again on smartphones
San Francisco, Aug 19 (IANS) As the war between digital assistants intensifies, Google Assistant has once again beaten Amazon Alexa and Apple Siri when it comes to answering queries correctly on smartphones.
2019-08-19
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Trump casts doubt on business with Huawei
Washington, Aug 19 (IANS) US President Donald Trump has cast doubt on the possibility of conducting any kind of business with Huawei right before his administration was set to announce whether it was extending a temporary reprieve of the ban on American companies buying the Chinese tech giant's components.
2019-08-19
Category: International, United States,Politics
Sensex up 73 pts, Nifty above 11,000
Mumbai, Aug 19 (IANS) The Sensex on Monday opened slightly higher over gains by finance and banking stocks.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
'No deal Brexit dossier shows worst case scenario'
London, Aug 19 (IANS) A leaked secret dossier filed by the UK Cabinet Office which lists a hard Irish border, chaos at the ports along with fuel, medicine and food shortages as a result of a no deal Brexit, outlines a "worst-case scenario", said to a Minister.
2019-08-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Twitter slammed for China-backed ads against HK protesters
Hong Kong, Aug 19 (IANS) Users on the social bookmarking website Pinboard have slammed China-backed advertisements being run on Twitter, attacking Hong Kong protesters.
2019-08-19
Category: International, Hong Kong,Technology
Australia's 'most wanted' murder suspect captured
Canberra, Aug 19 (IANS) One of Australia's most wanted fugitives has been caught after over two years on the run following the murder of his brother at a shopping centre in Melbourne, police said on Monday.
2019-08-19
Category: International, Australia,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Ashes has kept Test cricket alive: Ganguly
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Former Indian skipper seems to be mighty impressed with the standard of cricket being played in the ongoing Ashes Test series between England and Australia which has so far seen nervy battle between the arch-rivals.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Cricketer Praveen Kumar's father-in-law falls to death
Meerut, Aug 19 (IANS) Anil Kumar, the father-in-law of former Indian cricketer Praveen Kumar, accidentally fell from his three-storey residence in Meerut and later succumbed to his injuries.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Detained Iranian tanker sets sail from Gibraltar
London, Aug 19 (IANS) An Iranian ship, which has changed its name from Grace 1 to Adrian Darya-1, held by Gibraltar since July on suspicion of transporting oil to Syria has left port, media reports said on Monday.
2019-08-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
All UP boats to be registered
Lucknow, Aug 19 (IANS) In an unprecedented move, the Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh has come out with a slew of measures to address boat accidents. It has decided that all boats in the state will be painted bright yellow and each one will have a number assigned to it.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Yogi's cabinet reshuffle postponed
Lucknow, Aug 19 (IANS) The much awaited cabinet reshuffle of the Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh has been postponed.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Loan issues, red tapeism at state level hits entrepreneurship
Kolkata, Aug 19 (IANS) Reluctance of banks and financial institutions to provide loans to start-ups, bureaucratic red tapeism and sloth, lack of coordination and infrastructure at the level of state governments and absence of proper mentoring are among the major reasons that are killing the spirit of entrepreneurship in the country, say industry watchers and experts.
2019-08-19
Category: India, West Bengal,National
Ishant, Umesh help India continue dominance in tour game
Antigua, Aug 19 (IANS) After Cheteshwar Pujara, it was the turn of Ishant Sharma and Umesh Yadav to announce their return to Test cricket after a long hiatus as both picked up three wickets each to bundle out West Indies A for 181 before India extended their lead to 200 runs at stumps on Day 2 in the three-day practice match at the Coolidge Cricket Ground in Antigua.
2019-08-19
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Cricket
Kabul bombing: Afghanistan postpones 100th I-Day celebrations
Kabul, Aug 19 (IANS) The Afghan government has postponed celebrations to commemorate the 100th Independence Day of Afghanistan which was scheduled for Monday in the historic Dar-ul-Aman Palace.
2019-08-19
Category: International, Israel,Politics
Indian entrepreneurs, start-ups await growth revival
Bengaluru, Aug 19 (IANS) Hit by the decline in economic growth, hundreds of entrepreneurs and start-ups in the manufacturing and services sectors are looking towards the central government with the hope that it will act to reboot the economy.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Karnataka,National
Entrepreneurial woes: Ease of doing business, not that easy
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) In most cases it takes a tragedy to bring the worlds focus to a plight prevailing for long, the same happened with V.G. Siddharthas death, as it brought to light the dark side of the Indian entrepreneurial environment.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Delhi,National
Trump acknowledges US' interest in buying Greenland
Washington, Aug 19 (IANS) US President Donald Trump has acknowledged that Greenland is strategically interesting for his country, but stopped short of making it a priority issue.
2019-08-19
Category: International, United States,Politics
Medvedev, Keys crowned Cincinnati Masters champions
Washington, Aug 19 (IANS) Russia's Daniil Medvedev and Madison Keys of the US won the men's and women's singles titles of the Cincinnati Masters after winning their respective summit clashes.
2019-08-19
Category: International, United States,Sports,Tennis
Fears in US of bad peace deal with the Taliban
Islamabad, Aug 19 (IANS) An Afghanistan peace agreement that the US seems close to reaching with the Taliban has prompted worries that President Donald Trumps desire to quickly withdraw US troops could further plunge the country into civil war.
2019-08-19
Category: International, Pakistan,Politics
Sonia made interim chief as Nehru-Gandhi family trusted: Baghel (IANS Interview)
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) The people and the Congress workers have confidence in the Nehru-Gandhi family and that is why Sonia Gandhi was made the party's interim chief, says Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
11 killed in Maharashtra accident
Dhule (Maharashtra) Aug 19 (IANS) Eleven people were killed and 23 injured in a head-on collision between a container truck and a state transport bus, police said here on Monday.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Thousands march once again in Hong Kong
Hong Kong, Aug 19 (IANS) A mass rally in Hong Kong on Sunday, widely deemed the most important so far this month, attracted tens of thousands of people as the crisis entered the 11th consecutive weekend of anti-government protests.
2019-08-19
Category: International, Hong Kong,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
Trump defends China policy, says US economy is world's best
Washington, Aug 19 (IANS) President Donald Trump on Sunday defended his strategy versus China, on whose goods Washington has imposed heavy tariffs as the two nations are engaged in high-stakes trade talks, and he called the US economy "the best in the world."
2019-08-19
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy,Politics
Scientists develop wearable sensors to detect sweat rate
Washington, Aug 19 (IANS) The US scientists have developed a kind of wearable skin sensors that can detect what's in wearers' sweat that may provide real-time updates on their health problems like dehydration or fatigue.
2019-08-19
Category: International, United States,Technology,Health/Medicine
Ashes: Australia cling on to draw despite Archer, Leach heroics (Roundup)
London, Aug 19 (IANS) The exceptionally talented Jofra Archer and left-arm spinner Jack Leach gave Australia a real scare before Travis Head and Pat Cummins held on to a draw in the high-octane clash, after Steve Smith was ruled out with concussion on Day 5 of the rain-affected second Ashes Test at Lord's here on Sunday.
2019-08-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Pak government presents first anniversary progress report
Islamabad, Aug 19 (IANS) Ruling Pakistani Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) government on Sunday presented its progress report on the first anniversary of its assuming office, reviewing achievements made by the government.
2019-08-19
Category: International, Pakistan,Business/Economy,Politics
Not intimidated by Trinamool's threats: Sovan
Kolkata, Aug 18 (IANS) Former Kolkata Mayor Sovan Chatterjee, who switched over to the BJP last week, accused the Trinamool Congress government in West Bengal of conspiring to put his life in danger and said he will not be intimidated by such threats.
2019-08-18
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Mughal descendant offers gold brick for Ram temple
Hyderabad, Aug 18 (IANS) Prince Habeebuddin Tucy, who claims to be a descendant of last Mughal emperor Bahadur Shah Zafar, has offered to donate a gold brick to build the Ram temple at Ayodhya.
2019-08-18
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
Fake Polish visa provider arrested
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) A 35-year-old man who allegedly cheated around 50 people on the pretext of getting them visa to Poland was arrested by the Delhi Police on Saturday from Mumbai.
2019-08-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
HC to hear pleas against MP's hiked OBC quota from Aug 21
Jabalpur, Aug 18 (IANS) The Madhya Pradesh High Court has decided to club all the petitions challenging the Congress state government's decision to raise the reservation for the OBCs from 14 to 27 per cent, and will hear all the petitions from August 21.
2019-08-18
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Team India's security upped in Windies after security threat
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) The Indian team currently playing in the Caribbean Island has been given additional security after the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) received a hoax message that cited Virat Kohli and boys were in danger and their movements were being monitored.
2019-08-18
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Pak resumes ceasefire violations in J&K
Srinagar, Aug 18 (IANS) After a lull of less than 24 hours, Pakistan violated the ceasefire again with fresh shelling near the Line of Control in Nowshera sector of Rajouri district in Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday.
2019-08-18
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security
Deputy Drugs Controller suspended for corruption
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) The Union Health Ministry has suspended Deputy Drugs Controller Naresh Sharma, posted at the Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO), following his arrest by the CBI on charges of corruption, an official statement said on Sunday.
2019-08-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Gokulam storm into Durand semis with 4-1 win over TRAU
Kolkata, Aug 18 (IANS) Marcus Joseph scored a hat-trick as Gokulam Kerala FC defeated a 10-man TRAU FC 4-1 to qualify for the semifinals of the 129th Durand Cup here on Sunday.
2019-08-18
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
Telangana government neck-deep in corruption: Nadda
Hyderabad, Aug 18 (IANS) BJP's Working President J.P. Nadda on Sunday slammed Telangana's TRS government, saying it is neck-deep in corruption and alleged that Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao was interested only in promoting his family in politics.
2019-08-18
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Yediyurappa awaits Shah's nod to expand cabinet
Bengaluru, Aug 18 (IANS) The much-delayed cabinet expansion of the three-week-old BJP government in Karnataka is set to take place this week after party's national president Amit Shah clears the names of legislators for inducting, an official source said on Sunday.
2019-08-18
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Malnutrition bigger threat than Maoists: Chhattisgarh CM
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel said on Sunday that malnutrition is a much bigger threat than Maoist violence in the state and that his government is working hard to improve the health of the people.
2019-08-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Ashes: Stokes, Archer push England for win, Aus 46/2 at tea
London, Aug 18 (IANS) Ben Stokes hit a brilliant unbeaten hundred to put England in a strong position and set Australia a target of 267 before Jofra Archer reduced the tourists to 46/2 at tea and fuel the team's hopes of a improbable victory, after Steve Smith was ruled out with concussionm on Day 5 of the rain-affected second Ashes Test at Lord's on Sunday.
2019-08-18
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Jaitley's condition critical, several ministers visit AIIMS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Several Union Ministers including Rajnath Singh, Smriti Irani and Jitendra Singh, RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat as well as Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal visited AIIMS on Sunday to enquire about the health of former Finance Minister Arun Jaitley who is in a critical condition on life support systems.
2019-08-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
PKL 7: Tamil Thalaivas, Puneri Paltan play out 31-31 draw
Chennai, Aug 18 (IANS) Home team Tamil Thalaivas and Puneri Paltan played out a highly entertaining 31-31 draw in a see-sawing second match of Pro Kabaddi League Season 7 at Jawaharlal Nehru Indoor Stadium on Sunday.
2019-08-18
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Other Sports
Ashes: Jofra Archer and return of the disconcerting bouncer
London, Aug 18 (IANS) Jofra Archer's brutish spell at Lord's which knocked Australia's batting mainstay Steve Smith to the ground on Day 4, and get ruled out on Sunday due to concussion, reminded many of the disconcerting bouncer which used to be a quick's main weapon to scare batsmen in Test cricket.
2019-08-18
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
PSG ready to loan Neymar with buying back clause option
Paris, Aug 18 (IANS) With Brazil soccer star Neymar wanting to move out of Paris Saint-Germain, the capital club have said that they are open to the idea of a loan move for the striker with a subsequent obligation to buy him back.
2019-08-18
Category: International, France,Sports,Football
Joe Jonas rings in 30th birthday with Bond theme party
Los Angeles, Aug 18 (IANS) Singer Joe Jonas marked his 30th birthday with a "James Bond" themed birthday party.
2019-08-18
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Hollywood
India condemns Kabul bombing that killed over 60
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) India on Sunday strongly condemned the horrific bombing at a Kabul wedding hall in which over 60 people were killed and called for the perpetrators of the terror attack and those who provide them shelter to be brought to justice immediately.
2019-08-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism