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Protesters hurl Modi effigy into Narmada
Barwani (Madhya Pradesh), Sep 17 (IANS) Can anyone's ego be greater than the lives of millions? During the grand celebration of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 69th birthday on Tuesday the question seems to be answered in affirmative in the Malwa and Nimar region of Madhya Pradesh as the fate of 32,000 families is linked to success of the celebration.
2019-09-17
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Modi-Xi summit will be in as warm a spirit as Wuhan: Jaishankar
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Dismissing the recent scuffle between Indian and Chinese troops in Ladakh as a "face-off" that was resolved, External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar on Tuesday said the second informal summit between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping, set for October in India, would be held in "as warm a spirit as Wuhan".
2019-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Politics
Lobby groups, trade unions slug it out on e-cigarettes ban
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Supporters of a ban on e-cigarettes and those lobbying for their sale in the country have come face-to-face.
2019-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Indian Technomac assets to be auctioned: Himachal HC
Shimla, Sep 17 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh High Court on Tuesday refused to stay the auction of assets worth Rs 288.91 crore of Indian Technomac Company Ltd and its promoters in a case relating to a bank fraud.
2019-09-17
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights,Business/Economy
Wipro engineering arm, BEML in pact for defence projects
Bengaluru, Sep 17 (IANS) Global software major Wipro's Infrastructure Engineering arm on Tuesday entered into a strategic partnership with the state-run Bharat Earth Movers Ltd (BEML) to jointly bid for defence projects in areas, like aerospace, industrial automation, 3D printing, artificial intelligence and hydraulic system.
2019-09-17
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Defence/Security,Business/Economy
TRS may contest Assembly polls in Maharashtra's Nanded
Hyderabad, Sep 17 (IANS) Telangana's ruling TRS is likely to expand to Maharashtra and contest ensuing Assembly elections in that state in the areas bordering Telangana.
2019-09-17
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
BJP MPs organise 'No to Plastic' campaign
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Union Minister V.K. Singh and Rajya Sabha member Vijay Goel organised 'No to Plastic' campaign on the birthday of Prime Minister Narendra Modi under the theme of "one ladoo, one plastic" at the Ajmeri Gate of Chandni Chowk, here on Tuesday.
2019-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
RSS affiliate wants to curb surge pricing of Uber, Ola
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Swadeshi Jagaran Manch, a key RSS affiliate, has declared war on 'surge pricing' by cab aggregators like Uber and Ola.
2019-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Politics
ED attaches Moin Qureshi's Delhi farm house, Bikaner fort
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Tuesday said that it has attached the properties of controversial meat exporter Moin Qureshi including a farm house in Delhi and an old fort in the border town of Rasjasthan's Bikaner worth Rs 9.35 crore.
2019-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Business/Economy
Thakur announces new cricket, sports academy in Leh
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) In a bid to develop the Ladakh region, Minister of State for Finance and Corporate Affairs Anurag Thakur on Tuesday announced setting up of a cricket and sports academy in the region to ensure that talented athletes get the required training.
2019-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Sports
Govt may announce more fiscal measures to spur demand
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman is set to announce more fiscal measures in the coming days, though the contours of those have not being disclosed, however, sources said infrastructure could be an area of action.
2019-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Trains to be more silent and eco-friendly with HOG system
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Travelling in trains will become more silent and eco-friendly, as the Indian Railways is going to replace the two generator cars placed on either side of the trains with Head On Generation (HOG) system.
2019-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
Militants set afire elderly J&K man's car for defying them
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Militants allegedly set ablaze an elderly man's car in the Sopore district of Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday for defying the bandh (shutdown) call by them in the Valley. A case has been registered in the Warpora police station of Sopore.
2019-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Kashmir
60-yr-old woman held with 36 gms of heroin
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) A 60-year-old woman was arrested with 36 grams of heroin on Tuesday in Delhi, police said.
2019-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
SC seeks status report in coal block cases
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and the Enforcement Directorate (ED) to submit a status report on the probe and ongoing trial in the coal block allocation case.
2019-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights
NIA suspends 3 officers over graft charge in FIF case
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Tuesday said it has suspended three officials, including one Superintendent of Police (SP), in a case of alleged bribery for shielding a businessman in a terror funding case involving Falah-i-Insaniyat Foundation (FIF) which is linked to Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) chief Hafiz Saeed.
2019-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security
2 held for posting pictures with weapons on social media
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) The Delhi Police arrested two persons from Sagarpur area in the national capital after they posted their photos and videos brandishing sophisticated weapons on various social media sites to threaten their targets and extort money, police said on Tuesday.
2019-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
BJP flays AAP for not setting up OSC for women
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Leader of Opposition in the Delhi Assembly Vijender Gupta here on Tuesday criticised the Delhi government for its failure to set up one-stop centres (OSC) to help sexual assault and violence victims and blamed Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) Chairperson Swati Maliwal for that.
2019-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Poll Trivia
44-year old businessman shot dead in North Delhi
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) A 44-year-old businessman was shot dead allegedly by two unidentified bike-borne assailants following an altercation between them in northeast Delhi's Jyoti Nagar area, police said here on Tuesday.
2019-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
BJP, AAP clash over Mohalla Clinics at meeting with DDA
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) here on Tuesday accused the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of opposing the allocation of earmarked land for Mohalla Clinics.
2019-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Salve blames SC for economic slowdown
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Senior advocate Harish Salve has blamed the Supreme Court for pushing the country into the economic slowdown, citing its judgements in the 2G spectrum case.
2019-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights
Amitabh Bachchan praises Mumbai Metro on social media
Mumbai, Sep 17 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has praised the Mumbai Metro on social media and said that it is a solution for pollution.
2019-09-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
54-year-old sexually abuses minor girl in Gurugram, arrested
Gurugram, Sep 17 (IANS) Gurugram Police on Tuesday managed to arrest a 54-year-old man who had allegedly attempted to rape an eight-year-old girl in the city's sector 10 A area, a police spokesperson said here.
2019-09-17
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
India to have physical jurisdiction over PoK someday: EAM
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar on Tuesday asserted that India's position has always been that Pakistan-occupied Kashmir is very much a part of India and that New Delhi expects to have physical jurisdiction over it in the future.
2019-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Bengal requests BCCI CoA to allow 70-year-olds to vote
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) The Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) has sent in a request to the Committee of Administrators (CoA) to allow members above 70 years of age to vote in the upcoming CAB elections, even if they aren't allowed to hold posts or represent the association in the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).
2019-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Chanu aims for Olympic berth at World Weightlifting C'ship
Pattaya, Sep 17 (IANS) Ace weightlifter Mirabai Chanu will aim to seal an Olympic spot when she leads the Indian challenge at the World Weightlifting Championship, starting here on Wednesday. Chanu had won the gold in the 48kg category at the 2017 World Weightlifting Championship.
2019-09-17
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Netizens troll Misbah's biryani, junk food ban
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) As soon as the newly appointed Pakistan head coach Misbah-ul-Haq decided to scrap biryani and all oil-based red meat food from the players' menu, social media took a dig at the Green Brigade which has been considered one of the most 'unfit' cricketing team globally.
2019-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
'Sagar Kavach' security drill in Goa on Sep 18-19
Panaji, Sep 17 (IANS) The annual multi-agency coastal security exercise, 'Sagar Kavach', will get underway in Goa from Wednesday, a state government spokesperson said on Tuesday.
2019-09-17
Category: India, Goa,National,Defence/Security
Use of AI to boost tourism in India
Kochi, Sep 17 (IANS) A major international summit here next week will take up use of artificial intelligence (AI) and other technologies in the tourism industry.
2019-09-17
Category: India, Kerala,National,Business/Economy
New inductions to enhance combat capacity: Navy
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Vice Admiral G Ashok Kumar has said INS Khanderi, the P-17 Shivalik class frigate and the aircraft carrier drydock, scheduled to be commissioned on September 28, will greatly enhance India's maritime combat potential.
2019-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Kronos appoints Sumeet Doshi as India Country Manager
Bengaluru, Sep 17 (IANS) US-based workforce management solutions provider Kronos Incorporated on Tuesday announced the appointment of Sumeet Doshi as Country Manager and Senior Director of Sales, India.
2019-09-17
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy,Technology
Oil shock: Sensex loses 642 points, auto, banks worst hit
Mumbai, Sep 17 (IANS) Indian equities plunged on Tuesday after the weekend attacks on Saudi Arabias oil facilities resulted in the suspension of nearly 6 per cent of the worlds crude production, sending shock waves across global financial markets.
2019-09-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
First woman military diplomat in Indian mission abroad
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Wing Commander Anjali Singh has become the first female officer from any of the armed forces of India to be posted as a military diplomat in an Indian mission abroad.
2019-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Japan honours Casio's first ever G-shock wrist watches
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) The National Museum of Nature and Science has added Casio's DW-5000C, the first-ever model in the G-SHOCK brand of shock-resistant watches, released in 1983, as a fiscal 2019 future technology heritage to the register of essential historical materials for science and technology.
2019-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Science/Tech,Technology
Wrestler Babita Phogat keen to contest Haryana polls
Chandigarh, Sep 17 (IANS) International wrestler and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) member Babita Phogat here on Tuesday said she was keen to contest the next Haryana Assembly polls and serve the society.
2019-09-17
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Indian men secure next edition's Champions Division berth
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Indian men paddlers, despite failing to go past the quarterfinal stage when they went down 1-3 to Japan in a late night match on Monday, reserved their Champions Division berth in the next edition on Tuesday.
2019-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Tripura CM backs Shah's 'one nation, one language' call
Agartala, Sep 17 (IANS) Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb has supported Union Home Minister Amit Shah's call for 'one nation, one language' and said he didn't believe English language was the only key to development.
2019-09-17
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics
Jindal Global University bags IoE status
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) The O.P. Jindal Global University (JGU) has been recognised as the 'Institution of Eminence' (IoE) by the Ministry of Human Resource Development.
2019-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
Oil Cos. maintain check, petrol-diesel prices may not spike
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Consumers in India are unlikely to be overburdened with high retail price of auto fuels - petrol and diesel - following a spike in international crude prices that rose 19 per cent on Monday.
2019-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Politics
Pak to remain challenge till it addresses terror 'successfully': Jaishankar
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) India on Tuesday made it clear that Pakistan will remain a "unique challenge" until it "successfully" addresses the problem of cross-border terrorism and "becomes a normal neighbour".
2019-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Katrina Kaif, Arjun Rampal extend support to #SaveAarey Campaign
Mumbai, Sep 17 (IANS) Actors Katrina Kaif and Arjun Rampal have joined the growing list of Bollywood celebrities expressing disappointment over the Mumbai civic body decision to cut down 2,700 trees of Aarey Colony to accommodate a proposed Metro car shed project.
2019-09-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Environment/Wildlife,Bollywood
When Ashnoor Kaur proved Anurag Kashyap wrong
Mumbai, Sep 17 (IANS) Ashnoor Kaur, a popular name in the telly world, says filmmaker Anurag Kashyap had "underestimated TV actors", and she proved him wrong by impressing him with her acting skills in his movie "Manmarziyaan".
2019-09-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Saif, Amrita cheer for 'graduate' Sara in throwback video
Mumbai, Sep 17 (IANS) Actress Sara Ali Khan was all smiles in a throwback video while sharing the stage with Nita Ambani and Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan during her graduation ceremony, which was also attended by her parents -- actors Saif Ali Khan and Amrita Singh.
2019-09-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Ma Anand Sheela to be in India, to converse with KJo
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Filmmaker Karan Johar will have a conversation with Ma Anand Sheela, secretary of the late godman Bhagwan Rajneesh, who is popularly known as Osho.
2019-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Hollywood
ED attaches eBIZ.Com's Rs 277 crore assets
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate on Tuesday attached Rs 277.97 crore assets of Noida-based eBIZ.COM Pvt Ltd and others in a "pyramid style" multi-level marketing fraud, the ED said.
2019-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Business/Economy
Happy birthday, Thalaiva! Tweeple wishes 'youth icon' Modi
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Twitterati on Tuesday celebrated the 69th birthday of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in their own style, some praying for his good health and praising his exemplary leadership skills, others dedicating songs, creating memes and GIFs and sharing his memorable photos and videos.
2019-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Goa to be declared organic state: CM
Panaji, Sep 17 (IANS) Goa will soon be declared an organic state, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said on Tuesday.
2019-09-17
Category: India, Goa,National,Environment/Wildlife
Ex-Kolkata top cop again ignores CBI summons
Kolkata/New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Senior IPS officer and former Kolkata top cop Rajeev Kumar on Tuesday again failed to appear before the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in its probe into the Saradha Chit fund scam case, official sources said.
2019-09-17
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security
AgustaWestland case: CBI seeks court nod to quiz Michel
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has moved a Delhi court seeking permission to quiz AgustaWestland deal alleged middlemen Christian Michel James in connection with the case.
2019-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Kumar moves special court seeking anticipatory bail
Kolkata, Sep 17 (IANS) Senior IPS officer and former Kolkata top cop Rajeev Kumar on Tuesday approached a lower court seeking anticipatory bail, but the judge returned the case saying he had no jurisdiction to hear it.
2019-09-17
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security