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NDRF, SDRF not sufficient for natural calamities: GoM
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) The Group of Ministers (GoM) formed by the GST Council on Monday agreed that funding from the national and state disaster response funds -- NDRF and SDRF -- are not sufficient in case of disasters and a new mechanism to raise funds is required.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Karnataka CM's wife in Assembly by-poll fray
Bengaluru, Oct 15 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy's wife Anitha on Monday filed her nomination to contest the Assembly by-poll from Ramanagara constituency, about 50 km southwest of here.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Over 30% of agri funds to empower women farmers: Minister
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh on Monday said the government has allocated over 30 per cent of the farm-related funds to women to empower them and bring them to the agriculture mainstream, and sought appointment of more women in the extension services.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy
PM should tell if he supports defamation case against Ramani: Congress
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) The Congress on Monday asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to clarify whether he supports the criminal defamation case filed by his Minister M.J. Akbar against a woman journalist who accused Akbar of sexually harassing her.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Media,Politics
Sikkim CM calls for global effort to make agriculture organic by 2050, gets UN award
Rome, Oct 15 (IANS) Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Chamling on Monday called for global cooperation to make agriculture totally organic the world over by 2050, citing the achievement of his Himalayan state in north-east India.
2018-10-15
Category: International, Italy,Politics,Environment/Wildlife,Health/Medicine
National policies need to optimize rural migration: UN
Rome, Oct 15 (IANS/AKI) Governments need to exploit the contribution made to national economies by rural migrants, the UN said on Monday in a new report which argues that policies should not stem or accelerate migration but optimize its potential and limit its costs.
2018-10-15
Category: International, Italy,Politics,Business/Economy
'Party's over' for human trafficking profiteers: Italy
Rome, Oct 15 (IANS/AKI) Italy's hardline Interior Minister Matteo Salvini on Monday vowed to end the trafficking of migrants to Italy, warning "the party is over" for those who profit from the criminal phenomenon.
2018-10-15
Category: International, Italy,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
Amid criticism, stone laid for 'Museum of Prime Ministers' at Teen Murti
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Amid severe criticism from Congress leaders, the foundation stone for the "Museum of Prime Ministers" was laid on Monday by Culture Minister Mahesh Sharma and Minister of State for Housing and Urban Affairs Hardeep Singh Puri at the Teen Murti estate here.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Art/Culture/Books
India won't relax data localisation deadline, digital payment firms in a bind
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) With the government on Monday refusing to relax the Reserve Bank of India (RBI)'s October 15 deadline for data localisation, the road ahead has become tough for global digital payment providers who have sought more time to comply with the guidelines.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Modi urges partnership with oil producers, Saudi output to rise
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Blaming current marketing practice for the current high oil prices, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday made a strong case for partnership between producers and consumers at a meeting here with global company heads, following which Saudi Arabia said it expects its oil output to rise next month to counter the impact of US sanctions on Iran.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Diplomacy
RIIL Q2 net profit down 21.9%
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) Reliance Industrial Infrastructure Ltd (RIIL) on Monday reported a 21.9 per cent decline in net profit for the second quarter which ended on September 30.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Uruguay eyes major renovation of Centenario Stadium for 2030 World Cup
Montevideo, Oct 15 (IANS) Renovating Montevideo's Centenario Stadium, where the first World Cup was staged in 1930, is part of the work Uruguay must complete as it prepares to host the 2030 global football tournament along with Argentina and Paraguay.
2018-10-15
Category: International, Uruguay,Sports,Football
Fakhar set for Test debut in 2nd Test vs Australia
Abu Dhabi, Oct 15 (IANS) On the eve of the second Test against Australia at Sheikh Zayed Stadium here, Pakistan on Monday named limited overs opener Fakhar Zaman, uncapped quick Mir Hamza and all-rounder Shadab Khan in the 12-man squad.
2018-10-15
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Signals to ease Bengaluru traffic congestion
Bengaluru, Oct 15 (IANS) Adoptive signals will soon be installed across Bengaluru to ease traffic congestion by regulating vehicular movement at road inter-sections, said a police official on Monday.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Business/Economy
Take up Chinese PLA intrusion with President Xi: Modi told
Itanagar, Oct 15 (IANS) Congress Lok Sabha member Ninong Ering on Monday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to take up the recent intrusion of Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) troops in the Upper Dibang Valley district of Arunachal Pradesh with Chinese President Xi Jinping.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Arunachal Pradesh,National,Politics,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
After acquittal of moral turpitude charge, judicial services job can't be denied
New Delhi, Oct. Oct 15 (IANS) The Supreme Court has said that a person accused of moral turpitude involving kidnapping of a girl but subsequently acquitted cant be denied appointment as a judicial officer in subordinate judiciary.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Fuel prices: Modi resorting to poll gimmicks, says Congress
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) The Congress on Monday hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for doing "electoral drama" ahead of elections in five states over rising prices of petrol and diesel and said that the government has fleeced the common people through "draconian taxation" of Rs 13 lakh crore.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Modric never thought Zidane, Ronaldo would leave Real
Madrid, Oct 15 (IANS) Real Madrid's Croatian international midfielder Luka Modric has admitted that neither he nor his teammates expected both coach Zinedine Zidane and star Portuguese forward Cristiano Ronaldo to leave the football club last summer.
2018-10-15
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Minister urges people to join fight against pollution
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Union Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan on Monday launched an air quality early warning system for the capital and urged the people to participate in the fight against pollution.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
5.5 kg of silver seized in Bengal
Kolkata, Oct 15 (IANS) Some 5.5 kg of silver ornaments worth Rs 2.2 lakh was recovered from the India-Bangladesh border in West Bengal's Malda district on Monday, an official said.
2018-10-15
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Plane that grazed Trichy airport wall not overloaded
Chennai, Oct 15 (IANS) The Dubai-bound Air India Express flight that hit the upper portion of the five feet tall boundary wall of the Trichy airport in Tamil Nadu was not overloaded, an airline official said on Monday.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Business/Economy
AAP launches fund collection drive ahead of Lok Sabha polls
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Ahead of Lok Sabha elections, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday officially launched his party's 'Aap ka Daan Rashtra ka Nirmaan' campaign aimed at collecting funds to tackle the party's financial crisis.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
NDTV, Airtel launch live channel
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Media firm NDTV on Monday announced its partnership with telecom service provider Bharti Airtel to launch live channel "NDTV HOP".
2018-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology
Israel's only Olympic gold medallist to sell his medal
Jerusalem, Oct 15 (IANS) The only Israeli Olympic gold medal winner ever Gal Fridman, announced on Monday that he would sell the medal at an auction.
2018-10-15
Category: International, Israel,Sports,Other Sports
Karnataka CM's wife in Assembly by-poll fray
Bengaluru, Oct 15 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy's wife Anitha on Monday filed her nomination to contest the Assembly by-poll from Ramanagara constituency, about 50 km southwest of here.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Higher food prices jack up India's September wholesale inflation (Roundup)
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) India's inflation rate based on wholesale prices accelerated 5.13 per cent on year in September, from a 4.53 per cent increase in August, as prices of primary articles and food items rose, official data showed here on Monday.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Gujarat Ministers go out with invites for tallest Sardar statue unveiling
Gandhinagar, Oct 15 (IANS) As the countdown for the unveiling of the tallest statue in the world by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has begun, Gujarat Ministers have fanned out across the country with invites for Chief Ministers for the big show on October 31.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Men's hockey team leaves for 2018 Asian Champions Trophy
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) The 18-member Indian men's hockey team, led by midfielder Manpreet Singh, on Monday left for the 5th Hero Asian Champions Trophy, starting October 18 in Muscat.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Hockey
Akbar files defamation case against woman journalist (Roundup)
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Union Minister M.J. Akbar on Monday filed a criminal defamation complaint against a woman journalist, Priya Ramani, who had accused him of sexual harassment, alleging that "scandalous allegations" have been made to bring down his image in the society.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Media,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Former UP Congress leader Mani Shankar Pandey joins LJP
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Former Congress leader from Uttar Pradesh Mani Shankar Pandey on Monday joined the Lok Janshakti Party (LJP), and said the grand-old party has disregarded its workers in the state.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Zika virus cases reach 72 in Jaipur
Jaipur, Oct 15 (IANS) The number of people infected with the Zika virus rose to 72 in Jaipur, officials from the health department said on Monday.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society
India's September exports down 2.15%, deficit at 5-month low
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) India's merchandise exports declined by 2.15 per cent in September on a year-on-year basis, even as the country's merchandise trade deficit registered its lowest in last 5 months despite the currently high global crude oil prices, official data showed on Monday.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Durga Puja begins in Bengal
Kolkata, Oct 15 (IANS) Durga Puja rituals began in West Bengal on Monday as enthusiastic devotees plunged into merriment marking the first day of the biggest festival in this part of the world.
2018-10-15
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Religion,Art/Culture/Books
Vermaelen injury adds to Valverde's worries at Barca
Madrid, Oct 15 (IANS) FC Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde has an injury problem less than two weeks before the first 'Classico' between his side and Real Madrid with the confirmation that the Catalan football club's central defender Thomas Vermaelen will be out of action for around six weeks with a hamstring injury.
2018-10-15
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Pink Line's Trilokpuri-Shiv Vihar section to open
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Delhi Metro's Pink Line section connecting Shiv Vihar and Trilokpuri in east Delhi is likely to open soon.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Reduction in inequalities will create peaceful society: Vice President
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Monday said that reduction in inequalities will bring peace and harmony to mankind, which finds itself in a state of violence currently.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security,Human Interest/Society
Builder beaten to death over money, 3 held
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) A 36-year-old builder was beaten to death by three men after he failed to return the money borrowed from one of them, police said on Monday. All three accused have been arrested.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
President, PM pay tributes to Kalam
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi were among the dignitaries who paid tributes to former President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam on his 87th birth anniversary on Monday.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
'Lies do not have legs,' Ghazala responds to Akbar
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) A day after Union Minister M.J. Akbar said that charges of sexual harassment against him were "wild and baseless", Ghazala Wahab, one of the journalists who had levelled the allegations, said "lies do not have legs" and they cannot go far.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Media,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Merkel wants to regain voters' trust after Bavarian poll setback
Berlin, Oct 15 (IANS) German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday said she wanted to work towards regaining the lost trust of the electorate after her political allies lost their absolute majority in Bavaria's regional parliamentary elections.
2018-10-15
Category: International, Germany,Politics
For third time, Meghalaya court defers verdict on ex-Bangladesh Minister
Shillong, Oct 15 (IANS) A lower court in Meghalaya on Monday deferred its verdict, for the third time, on former Bangladesh Minister Salahuddin Ahmed who was arrested three years ago for trespassing into India.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Golfer Johnson maintains top spot in world rankings
Madrid, Oct 15 (IANS) United States golfer Dustin Johnson continued to lead the World Golf Ranking released on Monday, followed by England's Justin Rose, as the top 10 players all held their positions this week.
2018-10-15
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Golf
Halep secures year-end No.1 WTA ranking for 2nd year in a row
Madrid, Oct 15 (IANS) Romanian tennis star Simona Halep secured the year-end world No. 1 spot in the WTA rankings for the second year in a row, the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) announced on Monday.
2018-10-15
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Tennis
Man arrested after taking girl hostage in Germany's railway station
Cologne (Germany), Oct 15 (IANS) The German police on Monday arrested a man after he took a woman hostage at a pharmacy inside Cologne city's central railway station leading to a lock-down for several hours.
2018-10-15
Category: International, Italy,Defence/Security,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Bar Associations suspend work over attack on judge's family
Gurugram, Oct 15 (IANS) Several Bar Associations in Haryana suspended work on Monday to protest against the attack on a judge's wife and son which left the woman dead and the teen battling for life in a hospital.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Haryana,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Ship rams into Mumbai jetty
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) The Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust on Monday launched a probe to know how a cargo ship rammed into a jetty on Saturday afternoon, an official said.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Business/Economy
CBI files closure report in missing JNU student case
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) The CBI has submitted its closure report in the case over disappearance of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) student Najeeb Ahmed, who went missing from here in October 2016, the agency said on Monday.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Passengers of cancelled AI Express flight to Singapore leave
Chennai, Oct 15 (IANS) After a 24 hour delay due to a technical snag, 64 passengers of a Singapore-bound Air India Express flight out of Trichy were airborne on Monday evening, said an airline official.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Business/Economy
Congress trying to build momentum against construction of Ram Temple: BJP
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) The BJP on Monday accused the Congress of trying to build a momentum against the construction of the Ram Temple at Ayodhya and asked party President Rahul Gandhi to clear his stand on the issue.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Sikkim CM seeks global effort to make agriculture organic by 2050
Rome, Oct 15 (IANS) Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Chamling on Monday called for global cooperation to make agriculture totally organic the world over by 2050, citing the achievement of his Himalayan state in northeastern India.
2018-10-15
Category: International, Italy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Diplomacy,Environment/Wildlife
Akbar trying to crush truth, says Priya Ramani on defamation case
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) After Union Minister M.J. Akbar on Monday filed a criminal defamation suit against journalist Priya Ramani for levelling allegations of sexual harassment, Ramani said Akbar is trying to "silence" the voices "through intimidation and harassment".
2018-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
Sensex rises over 130 points, Nifty regains 10,500-mark (Roundup)
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) Key equity indices rose on Monday, wiping off initial losses, as wholesale inflation grew at a slower pace and amid bets of robust corporate earnings in the second quarter ended September 30.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Parrikar will not quit as CM, to continue work: Goa BJP President
Panaji, Oct 15 (IANS) Ailing Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar will not resign as the head of the BJP-led coalition government, Goa BJP President Vinay Tendulkar said on Monday, ruling out "rumours" that the former Defence Minister was likely to step down from his post due to ill-health.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Trump to send Pompeo to Saudi Arabia over missing journalist
Washington, Oct 15 (IANS) US President Donald Trump on Monday said that he spoke to Saudi King Salman over the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi and will send Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to discuss the situation with the monarch.
2018-10-15
Category: International, United States,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diplomacy
Busy ITO intersection gets Skywalk, Delhi ministers ignored
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Ignoring the representatives from Delhi's elected government, Union Minister of State for Housing and Urban Affairs Hardeep Singh Puri on Monday inaugurated the Skywalk at ITO here.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Somy Ali, raped as minor, urges more women to say #MeToo
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) Somy Ali, actress and former girlfriend of superstar Salman Khan, says she was sexually abused and raped as a minor.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Parrikar may try to dissolve Goa Assembly: Congress to President
Panaji, Oct 15 (IANS) After knocking on the doors of Goa Raj Bhavan several times, the Congress on Monday wrote to President of India Ram Nath Kovind, urging him to keep a check on possible "constitutional overreach" by Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, who it alleged is trying to seek dissolution of the Assembly by foul means.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Rahul confident Congress will return to power in MP, tears into Modi
Datia (MP), Oct 15 (IANS) Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday exuded confidence that the party will return to power in Madhya Pradesh and tore into Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his "empty slogans" that he said have not helped farmers, women and small traders.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
Cattle trader killed in Jharkhand
Ranchi, Oct 15 (IANS) A cattle trader was found dead with his throat slit in Jharkhand's Giridih district on Monday.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
India's exports down 2.15% in September
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) India's merchandise exports declined by 2.15 per cent in September on a year-on-year basis, official data showed on Monday.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
2 arrested for raping colleague
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Two men in their mid-20s, working with a multinational company here, have been held for allegedly raping their colleague in their office, police said on Monday.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Javed Ali sings song for 'Mere Sai'
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) "Jashn-E-Bahaara" hitmaker Javed Ali has lent his voice to a song that will be a part of the show "Mere Sai".
2018-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Syria reopens 2 crossings with Jordan, Golan Heights
Quneitra (Syria), Oct 15 (IANS) Syria opened two key border crossings on Monday after years of closure due to the ongoing civil war ravaging the country, re-establishing links with Jordan and the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, officials said.
2018-10-15
Category: International, India,Politics,Diplomacy,Business/Economy
Modi calls for partnership with oil producing nations
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Blaming the current marketing practice for high oil prices, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday made a strong case for partnership between producers and consumers in the oil market to cut energy cost and provide stability to global economy.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Akbar should step down for sake of fair probe: Journalists
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Expressing "deep disappointment" at Union Minister M.J. Akbar's threat of legal action against complainants alleging sexual harassment at his hands, journalist bodies on Monday said the Minister must step down for the sake of an impartial probe into the matter.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Amid criticism, stone laid for 'Museum of Prime Ministers' at Teen Murti Estate
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Amid severe criticism from Congress leaders, foundation stone for the "Museum of Prime Ministers" was laid on Monday by Culture Minister Mahesh Sharma and Minister of State for Housing and Urban Affairs Hardeep Singh Puri at the Teen Murti estate here.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Art/Culture/Books
Juggy D teams up with Rishi Rich again
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) Singer Juggy D has collaborated with producer Rishi Rich once again, this time for a single titled "Get down". Rapper IKKA is also part of the song.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
BJP gives 24 hours to Kerala government to resolve Sabarimala row
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 15 (IANS) With the Sabarimala Hindu temple set to open on Wednesday for monthly puja, Kerala BJP President P.S. Sreedharan Pillai warned the Left government to resolve the issue of women visitors or face "severe consequences".
2018-10-15
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics,Religion
Bangladesh journalists protest propaganda law with human chain
Dhaka, Oct 15 (IANS) Newspaper editors in Bangladesh gathered in the capital on Monday to demand an immediate amendment to the newly-enacted Digital Security Act, which they say hampers the freedom of the press and free speech.
2018-10-15
Category: International, Bangladesh,Media,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
FIR against Kanhaiya Kumar for misbehaving with doctor, nurses in Patna
Patna, Oct 15 (IANS) A case was lodged on Monday against former JNU Students Union leader Kanhaiya Kumar and his dozens of supporters over their alleged misbehaviour with a doctor, nurses and a security guard of AIIMS-Patna, police said.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Mysuru decks up for Dussehra finale on Friday
Mysuru, Oct 15 (IANS) Karnataka's City of Palaces has been decked up for the grand finale of the 10-day Dussehra fest on Friday, with lakhs expected to witness the victory parade, a district official said on Monday.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Religion,Human Interest/Society
Kumar Sanu to act in 'Yeh Un Dinon...'
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) Popular singer Kumar Sanu, who has sung the title track of "Ye Un Dinon Ki Baat Hain", will play a cameo in the show.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
After skywalk, AAP Ministers ignored for flyover opening
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) The rift between the Centre and the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government continued to widen as the latter was yet again ignored in the invitation for the inauguration of newly constructed Rani Jhansi flyover scheduled for Tuesday.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Djokovic hails family after Shanghai win
Shanghai, Oct 15 (IANS) Serbian tennis superstar Novak Djokovic, who captured his fourth ATP Shanghai Masters title here, on Monday said that the last three or four months have been "phenomenal", and his family has helped him to overcome adversity after the lacklustre start to the season.
2018-10-15
Category: International, China,Sports,Tennis
Alcohol, animal sacrifice in government-sponsored Durga Puja
Agartala, Oct 15 (IANS) Alcoholic drinks and animals including goat, pigeons and buffaloes are offered as items of sacrifice in a 300-year-old Durga Puja sponsored by the Tripura government.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Tripura,National,Lifestyle/Fashion,Religion,Human Interest/Society
Culprits of Bargari sacrilege won't be spared: Punjab CM
Chandigarh, Oct 15 (IANS) Lashing out at vested political interests seeking to politicise a sensitive issue, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Monday said there is no question of backing out of his promise to bring to book the culprits of the Bargari sacrilege case and the subsequent incidents of firing at Behbal Kalan and Kotkapura towns.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
India top contenders for Asian Champions Trophy title: Japan chief coach
Muscat, Oct 15 (IANS) With barely three days to go for the Hero Asian Champions Trophy here, reigning Asian Games champions Japan chief coach Siegfried Aikman on Monday backed defending champions India to retain the title.
2018-10-15
Category: International, Oman,Sports,Hockey
India refuses to relax data localisation deadline, digital payment firms in a bind
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) With the government on Monday refusing to relax the Reserve Bank of India's (RBI) October 15 deadline for data localisation, the road ahead has become tough for global digital payment providers who have sought more time to comply with the guidelines.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Indonesia gearing up for friendly against Hong Kong
Jakarta, Oct 15 (IANS) Indonesia's national football team is gearing up for a friendly match against Hong Kong on Tuesday.
2018-10-15
Category: International, Indonesia,Sports,Football
Nepal puts royal crown on display
Kathmandu, Oct 15 (IANS) Nepal on Monday put on display the royal crown used by former kings after 10 years of the abolition of monarchy in the Himalayan country.
2018-10-15
Category: International, Nepal,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Art/Culture/Books
Apple acquires music analytics start-up 'Asaii'
San Francisco, Oct 15 (IANS) In a bid to further cement its position in the global music space, Apple has acquired "Asaii," a start-up developed music analytics engine for music labels and artist managers, the media reported on Monday.
2018-10-15
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Business/Economy
Railways to go for black boxes
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Indian trains will soon have voice recorders or black boxes in a bid to facilitate investigators trying to identify the cause of accidents and assess crew performance, an official said on Monday.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology,Crime/Disaster/Accident
India considers Tibetans her native people: Himachal Governor
Shimla, Oct 15 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Governor Acharya Devvrat on Monday said India has a culture of "Atithi Devo Bhava" and has never considered the people of Tibet living in the state in exile any different from the native ones.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Politics,Art/Culture/Books
Akbar files defamation case against woman journalist
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Union Minister M.J. Akbar on Monday filed a criminal defamation complaint against a journalist, Priya Ramani, who had accused him of sexual harassment amidst the raging #MeToo movement in the country.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Media,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Modi's 'Beti Bachao' campaign mere slogan: Rahul
Datia (Madhya Pradesh), Oct 15 (IANS) Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of merely sloganeering about women's safety but actually "protecting" a BJP MLA in Uttar Pradesh who has been charged with rape and murder.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
Konkana, Bhumi in rebel mode for 'Dolly Kitty...'
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) Actors Konkana Sen Sharma and Bhumi Pednekar on Monday unveiled the first look of their upcoming film "Dolly Kitty Aur Woh Chamakte Sitare", which is being presented under producer Ekta Kapoor's Balaji Motion Pictures.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Saudi Arabia to raise oil output in November
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Saudi Arabia said on Monday that it expects its oil production to rise next month from the current 10.7 million barrels per day (mbpd) and it has the required capacity in place to do so.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Goa BJP ally warns against Assembly dissolution as CM ails
Panaji, Oct 15 (IANS) Goa Forward Party President and Agriculture Minister Vijai Desai on Monay warned against dissolution of the Assembly even as the state Chief Minister is fighting a serious illness.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Punjab CM lays stones for five projects in Amritsar
Amritsar, Oct 15 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Monday laid the foundation stones for five infrastructure projects worth Rs 127.86 crore in Amritsar, and announced an additional Rs 50 crore for tubewells to ensure supply of water in the holy city.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Taiwan invites Pope to visit after Vatican-China pact
Taipei, Oct 15 (IANS) Taiwan has invited Pope Francis to visit the island in an attempt to strengthen diplomatic ties with the Vatican following the latter's landmark agreement with China over the appointment of bishops.
2018-10-15
Category: International, Taiwan, Province Of China,Politics,Diplomacy
India's data localisation decision leaves global digital payment firms in a bind
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) With the government on Monday saying it will not relax the Reserve Bank of India's (RBI) October 15 deadline for data localisation, the road ahead has become tough for global digital payment providers who have sought more time to comply with the guidelines.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology,Business/Economy
Hurricane Leslie kills 6 in France, wreaks havoc across Europe
Paris, Oct 15 (IANS) Hurricane Leslie, the most powerful Atlantic storm to hit Europe in decades, has claimed at least six lives in France and left devastation in its wake as it also blew across Portugal and Spain, officials said on Monday.
2018-10-15
Category: International, France,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Amid criticism, foundation stone laid for 'Museum of Prime Ministers' at Teen Murti Estate
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Amid intense criticism from Congress leaders, the foundation stone for the "Museum of Prime Ministers" was laid on Monday by Culture Minister Mahesh Sharma and Minister of State for Housing and Urban Affairs Hardeep Singh Puri at the Teen Murti estate here.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Art/Culture/Books
'Mayurakshi' wins best feature film at Singapore film fest
Singapore, Oct 15 (IANS) Atanu Ghosh's Bengali movie "Mayurakshi" won the Best Feature Film Award at the second edition of the Singapore South Asian International Film Festival (Sg.SAIFF), where Pakistani singer Atif Aslam's live performance left the crowd spellbound.
2018-10-15
Category: International, Singapore,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Sensex rises 130 points, Nifty settles above 10,450-mark
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) Key equity indices reversed initial losses to end higher, as global crude oil prices eased and as investors cheered lower-than-expected gains in wholesale prices.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Ensure adequate coal supplies to power plants: Goyal
Bhubaneswar, Oct 15 (IANS) Union Coal Minister Piyush Goyal on Monday ensured full supply of coal to power plants across the country.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Orissa,National,Business/Economy
Postpartum depression linked to mother's pain post childbirth
New York, Oct 15 (IANS) The pain experienced by a mother following childbirth, rather than during the labour and delivery process could be linked to postpartum depression, that affect about one in nine women, according to a new study.
2018-10-15
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
Rahul confident Congress will return to power in MP
Datia (Madhya Pradesh), Oct 15 (IANS) Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday exuded confidence that the party will return to power in Madhya Pradesh after the November 28 Assembly elections.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
Media distorted my words: Tharoor
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Congress leader Shashi Tharoor has accused the media of distorting his words vis-a-vis the Ram temple issue and stressed that whatever he said was his personal opinion and not his partys.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Religion
Astronauts aboard ISS afraid of aborting space launch
Moscow, Oct 15 (IANS) In the wake of a booster failure that forced a Russian Soyuz spacecraft to make an emergency landing last week, astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) were worried whether their space launch would be cancelled.
2018-10-15
Category: International, Russian Federation,Science/Tech
Silent march in Kashmir University in solidarity with AMU students
Srinagar, Oct 15 (IANS) Students of the Kashmir University staged a silent march on Monday to show solidarity with Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) students facing sedition charges for trying to offer funeral prayers in absentia for a slain Ph.D scholar-turned-militant commander.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism,Education
31 Bangladeshis detained in Guwahati station
Guwahati, Oct 15 (IANS) Thirty-one Bangladeshi nationals were detained at the railway station here on Monday, a police official said.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Assam,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Spanish minister seeks inquiry into missing Saudi journalist
Madrid, Oct 15 (IANS) Spanish Foreign Minister Josep Borrell on Monday requested the Turkish authorities to launch an inquiry into Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi who disappeared after visiting his country's consulate in Turkey.
2018-10-15
Category: International, Spain,Politics,Diplomacy
Emergency action plan to curb Delhi pollution comes into effect
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) The Environment Pollution (Prevention and Control) Authority (EPCA) on Monday started implementation of a Graded Response Action Plan (GRAP) to control air pollution in the Delhi-NCR region.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Health/Medicine
Government, RBI don't favour extending data localization deadline
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) The Centre and the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) will not extend the deadline for payment firms to implement the mandate to localise data, government sources said on Monday.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Rajit Kapur had fun with complexities of 'Bypass Road'
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) Actor Rajit Kapur is excited about "Bypass Road", and says he had fun playing a complex character.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Panama head coach wary of South Korean threat ahead of friendly clash
Seoul, Oct 15 (IANS) Panama's caretaker head coach on Monday said his team would be ready to handle the threat posed by South Korea, who come into their friendly match unbeaten in four games.
2018-10-15
Category: International, South Korea,Sports,Football
Aftab Shidvasani clocks 19 years in Bollywood
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) Actor Aftab Shivdasani on Monday looked back at how life changed for him 19 years ago when he stepped into the world of Bollywood.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Rahul should apologize, sack Sidhu for his anti-south remarks: BJP
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Accusing the Congress of turning itself into an organisation with an anti-India mindset, the BJP on Monday sought an apology from its President Rahul Gandhi and sacking of Punjab minister Navjot Singh Sidhu for his analogy between visiting Pakistan and south India.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Aahana Kumra's warm relationship with Soni Razdan
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Actress Aahana Kumra says she is glad that she got a chance to work with Soni Razdan, Mahesh Bhatt and Pankaj Tripathi in "Yours Truly".
2018-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz
Jayasuriya charged under ICC anti-corruption code
Dubai, Oct 15 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Monday charged former Sri Lanka captain Sanath Jayasuriya with two counts of breaching the ICC anti-corruption code.
2018-10-15
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Kamal Nath blames Shivraj for bad MP roads
Bhopal, Oct 15 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh unit Congress chief Kamal Nath on Monday accused Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan's government for the bad road condition in the state.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
Microsoft unveils blush coloured 'Surface Laptop 2' in China
Beijing, Oct 15 (IANS) Microsoft on Monday unveiled a blush coloured "Surface Laptop 2" only for the Chinese market.
2018-10-15
Category: International, China,Technology,Business/Economy
Indians prefer short breaks over one long vacation: Survey
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Indians have changed the way they have been holidaying very significantly over the past few years. Instead of one big break, they now prefer multiple short breaks in addition to one big family vacation, according a Yatra.coms five-year comparative survey data.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
We've to listen, believe, let justice prevail: Sushmita Sen
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) Former Miss universe Sushmita Sen is proud of the women who have spoken up about their unsavoury experiences, as a result of the MeToo movement. She says now is the time to listen, believe and let justice prevail.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
India U-18 men's, women's Hockey team bag silver at Youth Olympics
Buenos Aires (Argentina), Oct 15 (IANS) The Indian Under-18 men's and womens Hockey team finished their 2018 Youth Olympic Games campaign with silver medals.
2018-10-15
Category: International, Costa Rica,Sports,Hockey
Akbar files defamation case against woman journalist
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Union Minister M.J. Akbar on Monday filed a criminal defamation complaint against a journalist, Priya Ramani, who had accused him of sexual harassment.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Media,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
'Namaste England', 'Badhai Ho' to release on October 18
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) In what could be considered a Dussehra 'dhamaka', the two big Hindi releases this week, Vipul Shah's "Namaste England" and Amit Sharma's "Badhai Ho" have been given a last-minute early release.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
AMMA defends actor Mohanlal
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 15 (IANS) The Association of Malayalam Movie Artists (AMMA) on Monday came out in support of its chief, superstar Mohanlal, who has been slammed by the Women's Collective in Cinema (WCC) over the way a case involving an actress' kidnap case was handled.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Kerala,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Alia Bhatt face of Nokia phones in India
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Finnish company HMD Global that manufactures and markets Nokia smartphones on Monday roped in Bollywood actress Alia Bhatt as the face of Nokia devices in India.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology,Business/Economy,Cinema/Showbiz
Common mistakes while washing face
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) From an early age, it has been taught that washing the face is a necessary step in one's daily skin care regimen. But you may not be doing it right.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Flash floods kill 6 in France
Paris, Oct 15 (IANS) At least six people have been killed by flash floods in France's Aude region, authorities said on Monday.
2018-10-15
Category: International, France,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Hope #MeToo movement in India doesn't get dissolved: Rakul Preet
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Actress Rakul Preet is happy with the #MeToo movement gaining momentum in India, but feels it is important to differentiate between sexual harassment and sexual misconduct and deal accordingly.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Chris Evans clarifies rumours around Captain America
Chicago, Oct 15 (IANS) As Chris Evans' farewell tweet on "Avengers 4" led some fans to believe that Captain America will die in the upcoming Marvel movie, the actor has clarified it saying that the post wasn't an insinuation that "Captain America will die".
2018-10-15
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Odisha hikes DA for employees
Bhubaneswar, Oct 15 (IANS) The Odisha government on Monday hiked the dearness allowance (DA) for government employees by an additional 2 per cent.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Vaping may not stain teeth: Study
London, Oct 15 (IANS) E-cigarettes and tobacco heating products cause significantly less staining to teeth than conventional cigarettes, a new study has found.
2018-10-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
Nadal holds top spot in ATP rankings, Djokovic in 2nd
Madrid, Oct 15 (IANS) Spain's Rafael Nadal maintained the top spot of men's Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) world singles rankings released on Monday with 7,660 points.
2018-10-15
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Tennis
Bihar official dies of dengue
Patna, Oct 15 (IANS) A Bihar government official succumbed to dengue fever here, an official said on Monday, adding that more than 260 cases have been detected at the Patna Medical College and Hospital (PMCH).
2018-10-15
Category: India, Bihar,National,Health/Medicine
Exciting to be a menswear designer in India right now: Kunal Rawal
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Fashion designer Kunal Rawal, who has dressed up some of Bollywood's most stylish men, including Shahid Kapoor, Ranbir Kapoor, Varun Dhawan and Arjun Kapoor, says the menswear industry is evolving fast in India.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,National,Lifestyle/Fashion,IANS Life
Railways to go for black boxes
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Indian trains will soon have voice recorders or black boxes in a bid to facilitate investigators trying to identify the cause of accidents and assess crew performances, an official said on Monday.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Business/Economy
ICC Test Rankings: Prithvi Shaw, Rishabh Pant make substantial gains among batsmen
Dubai, Oct 15 (IANS) Riding on their impressive show against West Indies in the just concluded two-match Test series, youngsters Prithvi Shaw and Rishabh Pant have made substantial gains in the ICC player rankings for Test batsmen, released on Monday.
2018-10-15
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Jewellery trends for festive season
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) With back-to-back festivals like Navratri/Durga Puja/Dussehra, Karva Chauth, Diwali and Chhath Puja, women desire to dress up and look their best for each occasion. Be in sync with the latest jewellery trends.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Modi doesn't care for farmers: Rahul
Datia (Madhya Pradesh), Oct 15 (IANS) Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday hit out at Narendra Modi, accusing the Prime Minister of insulting the people of India.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
India threatens regional security: Pakistan
Islamabad, Oct 15 (IANS) India's offensive posture and induction of lethal weapons threatens strategic stability in South Asia, Pakistan President Arif Alvi said on Monday.
2018-10-15
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Parrikar advised week's rest
Panaji, Oct 15 (IANS) Ailing Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has been advised to take a week's rest by doctors, a statement by his office said on Monday.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
G.D. Agrawal death: Agrawals slam Modi for 'exploiting' Ganga river
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) The Agrawal community on Monday slammed the government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi for "exploiting" the Ganga river issue for political purposes and not fulfilling its promise to clean up the holy river in the past over four years.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics,Environment/Wildlife
Halep remains on top of world tennis rankings
Madrid, Oct 15 (IANS) Romania's Simona Halep continued to lead the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) rankings released on Monday with 7,421 points, followed by Denmark's Caroline Wozniacki.
2018-10-15
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Tennis
Employees urge Microsoft not to bid for US military project: Report
San Francisco, Oct 15 (IANS) Following Google's exit from a controversial US military Cloud project, an open letter claiming to be from an unspecified number of Microsoft employees has urged the tech giant to also back out of the military project.
2018-10-15
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Business/Economy
Suu kyi calls for peace in trilateral talks
Naypyidaw, Oct 15 (IANS) Myanmar's State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi on Monday called for joint efforts to overcome difficulties and challenges in implementing the nationwide ceasefire accord (NCA) between the government and the NCA-signatory ethnic armed organisations (EAOs) through discussion and negotiation.
2018-10-15
Category: International, Pakistan,Politics
New Zealand votes 'tipsy' pigeon bird of the year
Wellington, Oct 15 (IANS) New Zealand has voted for its bird of the year 2018 and it's one known for being "drunk, clumsy and a bit of a clown", organisers said on Monday.
2018-10-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Environment/Wildlife,Human Interest/Society
Khayyam named for Hridaynath Award for lifetime achievement
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) National Award winning music director Mohammed Zahur Khayyam Hashmi, famous as 'Khayyam', has been named for this year's Hridaynath Award for Lifetime Achievement, an official said here on Monday.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Nobody could mess around with me, get away with it: Lata Mangeshkar
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) Legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar believes every woman must be given the dignity she deserves. In the midst of the #MeToo wave in India, she says nobody could mess around with her and get away with it.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,National,IANS Life
#MeToo: Singer Sona Mohapatra urges PM to stand up for women
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) Singer Sona Mohapatra on Monday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to stand up for the "50 percent of his electorate" (women) amidst the raging #MeToo movement in the country.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Politics
Congress protests, demands Akbar's resignation
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Hundreds of Congress workers staged a noisy protest here on Monday demanding the resignation of Union Minister of State for External Affairs M.J. Akbar who is facing allegations of sexual harassment.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Media,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Amusing baby questions for expecting 'mom' Jessica Simpson
Los Angeles, Oct 15 (IANS) Actress Jessica Simpson, who is expecting her third child, feels amused by her older children's hilarious questions around the baby.
2018-10-15
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood,Lifestyle/Fashion
Koreas to break ground for railway, road connection
Seoul, Oct 15 (IANS) South and North Korea on Monday agreed to hold a groundbreaking ceremony to modernise and eventually connect their railways and roads across their borders in late November or early December.
2018-10-15
Category: International, South Korea,Diplomacy,Business/Economy
Prince Harry, Meghan Markle expecting baby
London, Oct 15 (IANS) Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, who were married in May, are expecting a baby next spring, Kensington Palace announced on Monday.
2018-10-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Human Interest/Society
Rahul prays at Pitambara Peeth in MP
Bhopal, Oct 15 (IANS) Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday started his two-day tour of the Gwalior-Chambal region in poll-bound Madhya Pradesh after offering prayers at the Pitambara Peeth temple in Datia district.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
India, China launch training programme for Afghan diplomats
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) India and China on Monday launched a joint programme to train Afghan diplomats in pursuance of an understanding between the two countries to undertake joint projects in the war-torn nation.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Defence/Security,Diplomacy,Business/Economy
HTC's Blockchain-based Exodus phone to launch in Oct
Taipei, Oct 15 (IANS) After working on its Blockchain-powered smartphone Exodus for months, HTC has finally announced it will introduce the device as early as October.
2018-10-15
Category: International, Taiwan, Province Of China,Technology,Business/Economy
Medical marijuana could be safe to treat multiple sclerosis patients
New York, Oct 15 (IANS) Medical products derived from marijuana might have a mild benefit in treating symptoms of multiple sclerosis, a study has claimed.
2018-10-15
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
I'll always be loyal to Vineeth Sreenivasan: Nivin Pauly
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Actor Nivin Pauly says he will always be loyal to his "guru" and filmmaker Vineeth Sreenivasan, who introduced him to the Malayalam film industry.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Last minute styling hacks for Dandiya nights
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) The famous dandiya nights during Navratri call for decking up in traditional outfits, so make sure you are avoiding some last minute mess up with the right style.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Sensex erases losses despite tick-up in wholesale prices
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) The key equity indices on Monday erased their initial losses, despite a tick-up in the wholesale price-based inflation index.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Indian killed in New Zealand car crash
Wellington, Oct 15 (IANS) A 25-year-old Indian man has been killed in a car crash in New Zealand's Queenstown, the media reported.
2018-10-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diaspora
I am a big introvert, says Disha Patani
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Actress Disha Patani, who has featured in films like "M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story" and "Baaghi 2", says she is a shy and reserved kind of person in real life.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Beijing 2022 seeks proposals for winter Olympic opening ceremony
Beijing, Oct 15 (IANS) Beijing Winter Olympic organizers have invited the world to make proposals for the opening ceremony of the 2022 Winter Olympic Games.
2018-10-15
Category: International, China,Sports,Other Sports
Eric Clapton unveils 'Happy Xmas'
London, Oct 15 (IANS) Legendary musician Eric Clapton's album "Happy Xmas" is out now.
2018-10-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Prince Harry, Meghan Markle expecting baby
London, Oct 15 (IANS) Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, who got married in May, are expecting a baby next spring, Kensington Palace announced on Monday.
2018-10-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Human Interest/Society
'Takht' based on true historical event: Karan Johar
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) Bollywood filmmaker Karan Johar, who is gearing up for his upcoming directorial venture, a multi-starrer period drama "Takht", says its story is based on a true historical account. He vouches that it will be treated with dignity in the film.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Durga puja begins in Bengal
Kolkata, Oct 15 (IANS) Durga Puja rituals began in West Bengal on Monday as enthusiastic devotees plunged into merriment marking the first day of the biggest festival in this part of the world.
2018-10-15
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Religion,Human Interest/Society
Air India crew member falls off aircraft in Mumbai
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) A senior woman crew member fell off an Air India plane at the Mumbai airport as it was preparing for a flight to New Delhi, official sources said on Monday.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
HC to hear plea for removal of explicit content from web series
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Monday said that it will hear on November 14 a plea for the removal of vulgar and sexually explicit content from over-the-top media services including Netflix, Amazon Prime Video and others.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Media
800 dietary supplements contained unapproved drug ingredients
New York, Oct 15 (IANS) Nearly 800 dietary supplements sold over the counter from 2007 through 2016 contained unapproved drug ingredients, a new analysis of US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) data found.
2018-10-15
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Gay conversion therapy still prevalent in Australia
Canberra, Oct 15 (IANS) Therapies to make lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people heterosexual continue to be carried out in several religious communities in Australia, according to a report published on Monday.
2018-10-15
Category: International, Australia,Lifestyle/Fashion,Immigration/Law/Rights,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society
China imposes anti-dumping import tariffs on US, Japan
Beijing, Oct 15 (IANS) China on Monday announced it will impose anti-dumping tariffs of 123.4 per cent and 41.1 per cent on the import of hydroiodic acid from the US and Japan for the next five years.
2018-10-15
Category: International, China,Business/Economy
Philippines resort island reopens for test run after cleanup
Manila, Oct 15 (IANS) Philippines' Boracay island, one of the world's most famous beach destinations, re-opened on Monday for a test run almost six months after being closed for a cleanup operation.
2018-10-15
Category: International, Philippines,Business/Economy,Cinema/Showbiz
India's September wholesale inflation rises to 5.13%
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) India's annual rate of inflation based on wholesale prices increased to 5.13 per cent in September from a rise of 4.53 per cent in August, official data showed here on Monday.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Agile network must for India's digital journey: Riverbed Technology
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Enterprises and digital service providers in India urgently need an agile and flexible network to support the countrys new digital economy which is gravitating towards Cloud- and Internet of Things (IoT)-based technologies, says a top executive of San Francisco-headquartered IT company Riverbed Technology.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology,Business/Economy
Hyundai's Kona EV ready to hit the road
Seoul, Oct 15 (IANS) Carmaker Hyundai is developing a crossover sports utility vehicle (SUV) named Kona and the electric vehicle (EV) is reportedly ready to hit the road.
2018-10-15
Category: International, South Korea,Technology,Business/Economy
India's September wholesale inflation rises to 5.13%
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) India's annual rate of inflation based on wholesale prices increased to 5.13 per cent in September from August's 4.53 per cent, official data showed here on Monday.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Air India crew member falls off aircraft in Mumbai
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) A senior woman crew member fell off an Air India plane at the airport here as it was preparing for a flight to New Delhi, official sources said on Monday.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Patrick Baumann, int'l basketball chief, dies in Buenos Aires
Buenos Aires, Oct 15 (IANS) Switzerland's Patrick Baumann, the secretary general of the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) and a member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), died here of a heart attack. He was 51.
2018-10-15
Category: International, Costa Rica,Sports,Football
Ariana Grande, Pete Davidson split
Los Angeles, Oct 15 (IANS) Singer Ariana Grande and "Saturday Night Live" star Pete Davidson have called off their engagement.
2018-10-15
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Defamation suits won't intimidate Vinta Nanda: Lawyer
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) Writer-producer Vinta Nanda will remain undaunted in her fight against the sexual violation she faced 19 years ago even if defamation suits come her way, her lawyer said on Monday, a day after actor Alok Nath's wife Ashu Singh reportedly moved a court seeking a police probe into the "Tara" writer's accusation.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Searches on in J&K's Kulgam
Srinagar, Oct 15 (IANS) Security forces started a cordon and search operation on Monday in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam district after presence of militants was suspected, police said.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Hodor spin-off will be quite boring: GoT star Kristian Nairn
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Hodor's death in "Game of Thrones" was quite heart-breaking for fans of the fantasy series across the world, but Kristian Nairn feels it summed up the character's journey perfectly. The actor is tight-lipped about making an appearance in the show's final season, but dismissed the idea of a spin-off around the life of the gentle giant.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood,National,IANS Life
Afghanistan to adopt Delhi's Happiness Curriculum for school kids
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Afghanistan, which is working to reform its education system, will adopt the Happiness Curriculum devised by the Delhi government with a focus on holistic education -- to bring peace to the mind of children.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
Sonakshi thanks Hrithik for motivating her
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) Actress Sonakshi Sinha has praised actor Hrithik Roshan and thanked him for always motivating her to be fit.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Kerala HC grants bail to rape accused Bishop Mulakkal
Kochi, Oct 15 (IANS) The Kerala High Court on Monday granted bail to Bishop Franco Mulakkal, who was arrested in September on charges of raping a nun repeatedly between 2014 and 2016.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Kerala,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Paul Schrader joins Macau film festival jury
Los Angeles, Oct 15 (IANS) "First Reformed" director Paul Schrader has joined the jury of the third edition of Macau Film Festival jury.
2018-10-15
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Google Pixel cameras to have external microphones support
San Francisco, Oct 15 (IANS) Ahead of its Pixel 3 launch on Thursday, Google has confirmed that the Pixel camera app is coming with an external microphone support.
2018-10-15
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Business/Economy
Kerala HC grants bail to Bishop Franco Mulakkal
Kochi, Oct 15 (IANS) The Kerala High Court on Monday granted bail to Bishop Franco Mulakkal, who was arrested on charges of repeatedly raping a nun between 2014 and 2016.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Kerala,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion,Crime/Disaster/Accident
India and EU: The devil lies in the (trade) deal (Book Review)
Title: India and EU: An Insider's View; Author: Bhaswati Mukherjee; Publisher: ICWA/Vij Books; Pages: 358; Price: Rs 746
2018-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,National,Art/Culture/Books,Diplomacy,Business/Economy,IANS Life
Prestigious Einstein Prize for Indian American professor Abhay Ashtekar
Chicago, Oct 15 (IANS) Over four decades after he began his scientific engagement with gravitational science, Professor Abhay Ashtekar is set to receive the prestigious Einstein Prize conferred by the American Physical Society (APS).
2018-10-15
Category: International, United States,Diaspora
Google Pixel apps to have external microphones
San Francisco, Oct 15 (IANS) Ahead of its Pixel 3 launch on Thursday, Google has confirmed that the Pixel camera app is coming with an external microphone support.
2018-10-15
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Business/Economy
Del Potro fractures right kneecap
Buenos Aires, Oct 15 (IANS) World No. 4 Argentine tennis star Juan Martin del Potro has fractured his right kneecap, initial medical tests said.
2018-10-15
Category: International, Costa Rica,Sports,Tennis
PTI, PML-N wins most seats in Pakistan by-polls
Islamabad, Oct 15 (IANS) The ruling Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) and the opposition Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) managed to win most of the seats in the by-polls held for 11 National and 24 provincial assembly seats, the media reported on Monday.
2018-10-15
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Did not issue 5-day strike call in Nov: AIBEA
Chennai, Oct 15 (IANS) The All India Bank Employees' Association (AIBEA) has denied issuing any circular calling for five days of bank strike in November-end demanding wage hike, said a top official on Monday.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Business/Economy
46% Americans think Trump will win re-election: Poll
Washington, Oct 15 (IANS) Forty-six per cent Americans think that President Donald Trump will win a second term in office, according to a new CNN poll,
2018-10-15
Category: International, United States,Politics
Sunny Monday but air quality dips in Delhi
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) It was a sunny Monday morning in the national capital that witnessed poor air quality as the minimum temperature was recorded two notches below the season's average at 17 degrees Celsius.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Putin probably involved in assassinations but not in US: Trump
Washington, Oct 15 (IANS) US President Donald Trump have claimed that his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin was "probably" involved in assassinations and poisonings, but "it's not in our country".
2018-10-15
Category: International, United States,Politics
Cloudera appoints Vinod Ganesan as Country Head for India
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) US-based software Company Cloudera on Monday announced the appointment Vinod Ganesan as Country Manager for its India operations.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology,Business/Economy
Apple iPhone to soon decode binge eating disorder
San Francisco, Oct 15 (IANS) A team of researchers in the US is set to use Apple iPhone and Watch to track binge eating disorder among people.
2018-10-15
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine
Global cues, rupee subdue equity indices
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) Broadly negative global cues, along with a weak rupee and a rise in global crude oil prices subdued the key domestic equity indices during Monday's morning trade session.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
UK to see 3 years of low growth: Forecaster
London, Oct 15 (IANS) The UK can expect low economic growth till 2021, while a no-deal Brexit could dent growth even further, says a forecasting body.
2018-10-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Business/Economy,Diplomacy
Saudi Arabian King calls Turkish President over journalist's disappearance
Riyadh, Oct 15 (IANS) Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud spoke with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan about the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Istanbul, according to media reports.
2018-10-15
Category: International, Saudi Arabia,Media,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Bill's affair with Monica Lewinsky wasn't abuse of power: Hillary
New York, Oct 15 (IANS) Former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton defended her husband, former President Bill Clinton, saying that he was right not to resign in the wake of the Monica Lewinsky scandal and insisted that his affair with the White House intern wasn't abuse of power.
2018-10-15
Category: International, United States,Politics
Harry, Meghan in Australia for Oceania tour
Canberra, Oct 15 (IANS) The Duke and Duchess of Sussex Prince Harry and Meghan Markle arrived in Sydney on Monday to begin an official visit to Australia, Fiji, Tonga and New Zealand.
2018-10-15
Category: International, Australia,Politics,Sports,Diplomacy
Morocco King's support for compulsory military service
Rabat, Oct 15 (IANS) Nearly two months after Morocco introduced a year-long mandatory military service for those between 19 and 25 years of age, King Mohammed VI reiterated his backing for the decision.
2018-10-15
Category: International, Malta,Defence/Security
Indian girls, boys settle for hockey silver
Buenos Aires, Oct 15 (IANS) Indian girls were defeated 3-1 by Argentina here at the Youth Olympics while boys went down 4-2 to Malaysia.
2018-10-15
Category: International, Costa Rica,Sports,Hockey
Militants decamp with weapons in J&K
Srinagar, Oct 15 (IANS) Militants have fled with two service rifles from Jammu and Kashmir's Badgam district, police said.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism
Kevin Hart hits back at Dwayne Johnson
Los Angeles, Oct 15 (IANS) Comedian Kevin Hart has slammed actor Dwayne Johnson aka The Rock for mocking at his weight.
2018-10-15
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Bryan Adams wraps up biggest party in India
Gurugram, Oct 15 (IANS) From playing his rock anthems and love songs to crooning "Kiki do you love me" to expressing his "Ultimate love" for India, Grammy Award winning singer-songwriter Bryan Adams took the Indian music lovers on a rock and roll joyride with his music while playing in the Delhi-NCR region for the first time.
2018-10-15
Category: India, Haryana,Cinema/Showbiz
18 Afghan soldiers killed in Taliban attacks on military checkpoints
Kabul, Oct 15 (IANS) At least 18 Afghan army soldiers were killed and 10 others kidnapped in attacks carried out by the Taliban militant group against several military checkpoints in the western province of Farah, officials told Efe on Sunday.
2018-10-15
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Defence/Security,Terrorism,Business/Economy
Joaquin Phoenix dons goofy clown costume, make-up
New York, Oct 15 (IANS) After revealing his first look as Batmans iconic nemesis, The Joker, actor Joaquin Phoenix sported goofy costume and make-up for the character.
2018-10-15
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Plane crash in Germany kills 3
Wasserkuppe, Germany, Oct 15 (IANS) At least three people were killed and another eight injured on Sunday when a small propeller plane crashed into a group of people at an airfield in the central German state of Hesse, police officials reported.
2018-10-15
Category: International, India,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Netanyahu warns Hamas after increased riots at Gaza border
Jerusalem, Oct 15 (IANS) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned Hamas on Sunday that if it continues the violent attacks against Israel, "it will be stopped in a very painful way".
2018-10-15
Category: International, Israel,Politics,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Mel B makes furious jibe at Victoria Beckham
London, Oct 15 (IANS) Singer Mel B made a furious jibe at Victoria Beckham during an argument over Spice Girls reunion as the group announce that the reunion tour will start in May next year.
2018-10-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
4 killed in Bangladesh landslides
Dhaka, Oct 15 (IANS) At least four people including three of the same family were killed after rain-triggered landslides struck their houses in Bangladesh's southeastern Chattogram city on Sunday.
2018-10-15
Category: International, Bangladesh,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Claire Foy was 'deeply hurt' by gender pay gap
London, Oct 15 (IANS) Actress Claire Foy says she felt compelled to speak out about the pay gap between herself and "The Crown" co-actor Matt Smith to open doors for others fighting for fair play.
2018-10-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Bangladeshi PM inaugurates construction of China-financed rail project
Dhaka, Oct 15 (IANS) Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina inaugurated the China-financed Padma bridge rail link project by unveiling its foundation plaque at a ceremony in Munshiganj on the outskirts of capital Dhaka Sunday.
2018-10-15
Category: International, Bangladesh,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Diplomacy,Business/Economy
ISS has enough supplies until next summer: Russia
Moscow, Oct 15 (IANS) The International Space Station (ISS) has enough supplies of food, water and life-supporting materials until the next summer, mission control head of the ISS Russian segment Vladimir Solovyov said Sunday.
2018-10-15
Category: International, Russian Federation,Technology
Burmese nationalists stage mass pro-military rally amid Rohingya persecution
Yangon, Oct 14 (IANS) Over a thousand nationalist demonstrators took to the streets of Yangon on Sunday to march in support of Myanmar's military at a time when the Southeast Asian country is in the spotlight for the ongoing violent persecution of the Rohingya people.
2018-10-15
Category: International, Myanmar,Politics
US seeks to topple Islamic regime in Iran: Rouhani
Tehran, Oct 14 (IANS) Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said Sunday that the current U.S. administration seeks a "regime change" in Iran, Press TV reported.
2018-10-14
Category: International, Turkey,Politics,Diplomacy
Pro Kabaddi: Puneri Paltan hammer Haryana Steelers 45-27
Sonepat, Oct 14 (IANS) Puneri Paltan climbed to the top of Zone A table in Pro Kabaddi tournament with a resounding 45-27 win over Haryana Steelers here on Sunday.
2018-10-14
Category: India, Haryana,Sports,Other Sports
Class 10 student gangraped in Delhi, 4 held
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) A 16-year-old class 10 student was on Saturday allegedly gangraped by four persons in east Delhi's Vinod Nagar, police said on Sunday, adding that the accused have been arrested.
2018-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
MNC executive gangraped in Delhi, 2 arrested
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) A woman employed with Multinational Company (MNC) in west Delhi's Dwarka was allegedly gangraped by two of her colleagues on Saturday night, police said on Sunday.
2018-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Journalist's disappearance: S. Arabia rejects threats (Lead, Changing Dateline)
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Saudi Arabia on Sunday rejected any international threat and "attempts to undermine it" following the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi after he visited the Gulf kingdom's consulate in Istanbul, earlier this month.
2018-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Media,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diplomacy
UK, France, Germany call for probe into missing Saudi journalist
London, Oct 14 (IANS) The Foreign Ministers of the United Kingdom, France and Germany on Sunday expressed serious concerns about the fate of a missing Saudi Arabian journalist and called for an investigation into the case.
2018-10-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,Media,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diplomacy
Stephens to make 1st WTA Finals appearance
Florida (US), Oct 14 (IANS) For the first time in her career, US tennis player Sloane Stephens has qualified for the upcoming WTA Finals, the season ending, eight-woman tournament to be held in Singapore, the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) announced on Sunday.
2018-10-14
Category: International, Puerto Rico,Sports,Tennis
Never thought I will be a successful actor, star: Nawazuddin
Mumbai, Oct 14 (IANS) Nawazuddin Siddiqui says while he studied theatre, the thought of becoming a "successful actor" or "star" never crossed his mind.
2018-10-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Cinema/Showbiz
AAP flays Centre for 'hijacking' its work on ITO Skywalk
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Delhi's ruling AAP flayed the Centre for "hijacking its work" on Sunday after reports suggested that no Delhi government Minister has been invited for the inauguration of the Skywalk at ITO.
2018-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Structural reforms helping India absorb global shocks, official says
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Structural reforms such as those in the indirect tax regime and bankruptcy rules are boosting India's resilience to shocks triggered by protectionism, and a tightening of global financial conditions, an official statement said on Sunday.
2018-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Diplomacy
#MeToo: DCW urges victims to report sexual crimes, creates email ID
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) The Delhi Commission for Women on Sunday urged the victims of sexual crimes to report their cases to the police and the women's panel, creating a dedicated email ID to receive such complaints.
2018-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Human Interest/Society
Pro Kabaddi: Patna Pirates beat UP Pirates 43-37
Sonepat, Oct 14 (IANS) Patna Pirates overcame a sluggish start to register a comfortable 43-37 victory over UP Yoddha in the Pro Kabaddi tournament here on Sunday.
2018-10-14
Category: India, Haryana,Sports,Other Sports
Umesh should be in playing XI in Australia: Kohli
Hyderabad, Oct 14 (IANS) A standout performance by Umesh Yadav against the West Indies has prompted India skipper Virat Kohli to say that the pacer is a strong candidate for a place in the starting XI during next month's tour of Australia.
2018-10-14
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Sports,Cricket
Ailing Parrikar arrives in Goa, his health parameters stable
Panaji, Oct 14 (IANS) The health parameters of Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, who returned from Delhi on Sunday, are stable, his office said.
2018-10-14
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics,Health/Medicine
Akbar calls charges wild and false, mum on quitting (Roundup)
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Defying widespread calls for his ouster over multiple charges of sexual harassment, Union Minister M.J. Akbar on Sunday termed the allegations "wild and baseless" and questioning their timing and vowed to take legal action against the accusers.
2018-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Media,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Wrestler Simran takes Youth Olympics silver
Buenos Aires, Oct 14 (IANS) Indian wrestler Simran had to be content with a silver medal after losing in the final of the women's freestyle 43 kg class at the Youth Olympics here.
2018-10-14
Category: International, Costa Rica,Sports,Other Sports
Holder rues heavy defeats despite batting-friendly pitches
Hyderabad, Oct 14 (IANS) West Indies captain Jason Holder on Sunday said the manner of defeats in India hurt the team considering the fact that the pitches were batsman-friendly.
2018-10-14
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Sports,Cricket
Israeli PM threatens Hamas with severe punishment
Jerusalem, Oct 14 (IANS) The Prime Minister of Israel on Sunday threatened the Gaza Strip's Hamas government with severe punishment if it does not halt the weekly mass protests near the boundary fence separating Gaza from Israel.
2018-10-14
Category: International, Israel,Politics,Diplomacy
Saudi Arabia to hit back if US imposes sanctions
Riyadh, Oct 14 (IANS) Saudi Arabia threatened on Sunday to hit back if the US were to impose sanctions on Riyadh in the wake of the disappearance of a Saudi journalist, according to the state-run SPA news agency.
2018-10-14
Category: International, Saudi Arabia,Politics,Diplomacy,Business/Economy
Bodies of mountaineers reach Kathmandu
Kathmandu, Oct 14 (IANS) The bodies of nine climbers who died on a Himalayan peak in western Nepal after their camp was devastated by a severe storm were taken back to Kathmandu on Sunday.
2018-10-14
Category: International, Nepal,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Honda Racing India gains 16 points in Indonesian ARRC round
Sentul (Indonesia), Oct 14 (IANS) The curtains came down on the penultimate 5th round of Asia Road Racing Championship (ARRC) on Sunday at the Sentul International Circuit as it turned out to be a closely contested affair in both SuperSport 600 and Asia Production 250 class with Indonesian riders dominating the show.
2018-10-14
Category: India, Telangana,Sports,Motorsports
Air India Express plane may have overshot runway before takeoff
Chennai, Oct 14 (IANS) The Dubai-bound Air India Express Boeing plane seems to have overshot the normal take-off point as tyre marks have been found between the end of the runway and the compound wall of the Trichy airport in Tamil Nadu, officials said on Sunday.
2018-10-14
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Business/Economy
Major General among 7 given life sentence by Army court
Guwahati, Oct 14 (IANS) A Summary General Court Martial (SGCM) of the Indian Army has convicted seven personnel, including a Major General, in a 24-year-old fake encounter case, sentencing them to life in prison.
2018-10-14
Category: India, Assam,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
AAP to launch campaign to tackle its financial crisis
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will launch a nationwide campaign on Monday to tackle the Aam Aadmi Party's (AAP) ongoing financial crisis, cabinet Minister Gopal Rai said on Sunday.
2018-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Bengal decks up to bask in Durga Puja fervour
Kolkata, Oct 14 (IANS) With "cotton-ball" clouds floating in the blue sky, the beat of Dhak (drums) mixed with popular melodies filling the air, and frenzied last-minute shopping, Bengal looks set to indulge itself in the state's biggest festival - Durga Puja - from Monday.
2018-10-14
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Religion,Human Interest/Society
Alleging harassment of whistle-blower, MLA quits party
Panaji, Oct 14 (IANS) Goa Forward Vice President Trajano D'Mello resigned from the party after accusing the BJP-led government of brazenly backing the fish mafia in the state, adding to the state's political turbulence.
2018-10-14
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Kohli hopes batsmen replicate home form in Australia
Hyderabad, Oct 14 (IANS) Heaping praise on his bowlers, India skipper Virat Kohli asked his batters to replicate their home form in Australia next month.
2018-10-14
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Sports,Cricket
AAP names Lok Sabha in-charge for last two Delhi seats
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Delhi's ruling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Sunday announced its candidates for the last two Lok Sabha seats in the capital, completing the process for all the seven constituencies.
2018-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Shaw has glimpses of Sachin, Lara, Sehwag in him: Shastri
Hyderabad, Oct 14 (IANS) India head coach Ravi Shastri on Sunday lavished praise on Prithvi Shaw, comparing the teenage sensation with Sachin Tendulkar, Brian Lara and Virender Sehwag.
2018-10-14
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Sports,Cricket
Fuel prices continue to rise, Modi to meet oil company heads
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Fuel prices continued to rise across the four major metros on Sunday even as Prime Minister Narendra Modi prepares to meet oil company chiefs here on Monday to take stock of the global energy scenario.
2018-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Manipur University professors handcuffed
Imphal, Oct 14 (IANS) Jail officials on Sunday brought six Manipur University professors for medical check-up from the Imphal Central Jail in handcuffs, triggering condemnation.
2018-10-14
Category: India, Manipur,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Education
Taliban confirms talks with US special envoy for Afghan peace
Kabul, Oct 14 (IANS) The Taliban has confirmed that its leaders had held talks with the US Special Envoy for Afghan peace Zalmay Khalilzad in Qatar's capital on Friday, said a statement from the group posted on its website on Sunday.
2018-10-14
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Diplomacy
Man injured in Bengal blast dies in Kolkata hospital
Kolkata, Oct 14 (IANS) A fruit seller injured in a bomb blast in West Bengal's Dum Dum area died at a government hospital here on Sunday, police said.
2018-10-14
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Defence/Security,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Bengaluru FC win Puttaiah Memorial Cup
Bengaluru, Oct 14 (IANS) Bengaluru FC clinched their second Puttaiah Memorial Cup after a 2-1 win over Madras Engineering Group (MEG) in the final of the 2018 edition of the competition at the Bangalore Football Stadium here on Sunday.
2018-10-14
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Football
Surya Varathan wins JK Novice Cup
Coimbatore, Oct 14 (IANS) Chennai's Ashwin Datta moved a step closer to his maiden Euro JK title in the 21st JK Tyre FMSCI National Racing Championship as a dramatic Round 3 -- replete with ups, downs and upsets -- came to an end here on Sunday.
2018-10-14
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Motorsports
Djokovic wins record 4th Shanghai Masters, closes in on world No. 1
Shanghai (China), Oct 14 (IANS) Serbian tennis player Novak Djokovic defeated Croatia's Borna Coric 6-3, 6-4 on Sunday to claim a record fourth Shanghai Masters title, closing in on the world No. 1 spot in the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) rankings currently held by Spain's Rafael Nadal.
2018-10-14
Category: International, China,Sports,Tennis
Rahul Gandhi concerned as activist fasting for Ganga hospitalised
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Sunday expressed concern over the deteriorating health of Gopal Das, who is on a fast for the conservation of river Ganga and currently in a hospital.
2018-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Environment/Wildlife
Shot by guard, judge's wife dead, son 'brain dead' (Third Lead)
Gurugram, Oct 14 (IANS) The wife of Additional District and Sessions Judge Krishan Kant, who was shot at by her husband's security guard on Saturday, has died while their teenager son is "brain dead", doctors said on Sunday. But police said the boy too was dead.
2018-10-14
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
All Israeli airlines to stop flying from 2019: media
Jerusalem, Oct 14 (IANS) Israel's leading airline El Al warns that all Israeli airlines will stop flying from January 1, 2019 because of security concerns abroad, a newspaper reported on Sunday.
2018-10-14
Category: International, Israel,Defence/Security,Business/Economy
Goa Minister hopes for miracle for Cancer-stricken Parrikar
Panaji, Oct 14 (IANS) Goa's Power Minister Nilesh Cabral on Sunday said he hoped for a miracle for Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, who has been battling cancer for several months.
2018-10-14
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics,Health/Medicine
Sikkim to get '100 pc organic state' UN award in Rome
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) The "100 per cent organic state" Sikkim, the first in the world, will get the "Oscar for best policies" at a UN ceremony in Rome and it bolsters efforts to attain the Sustainable Development Goals, an Indian MP said on Sunday.
2018-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
2nd Test: India crush West Indies by 10 wickets, seal series 2-0
Hyderabad, Oct 14 (IANS) India registered their tenth consecutive Test series win at home as Virat Kohli's men crushed the West Indies by 10 wickets in the second and final cricket Test at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium here on Sunday.
2018-10-14
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Sports,Cricket
Richard Madden in talks to play James Bond
London, Oct 14 (IANS) "Game of Thrones" fame star Richard Madden is in talks to essay the role of Agent 007 after actor Daniel Craig stepped down from the film.
2018-10-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Judge's wife, son shot by security guard dead
Gurugram, Oct 14 (IANS) Both the wife and son of Additional District and Sessions Judge Krishan Kant, who were shot at by the judge's security guard on Saturday, have died, police said on Sunday.
2018-10-14
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
UK, US may boycott Saudi conference over journalist's killing
London, Oct 14 (IANS) Britain and the US are considering boycotting a major international conference in Saudi Arabia after the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, the BBC reported on Sunday.
2018-10-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,Media,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diplomacy,Business/Economy
Odisha returning to normalcy after cyclone, flood
Bhubaneswar, Oct 14 (IANS) Odisha is fast returning to normalcy, after a cyclone and the consequent rains wreaked devastation in several coastal areas, officials said on Sunday.
2018-10-14
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
China's first satellite for space-based gravitational wave detection
Beijing, Oct 14 (IANS) China plans to launch its first satellite to test the technologies of the space-based gravitational wave detection programme "Tianqin" by the end of 2019.
2018-10-14
Category: International, China,Science/Tech
Qatar concerned over disappearance of Saudi journalist
Doha, Oct 14 (IANS) The Qatar Press Centre (QPC) expressed deep concern over the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi after entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, state-run Qatar News Agency (QNA) reported on Sunday.
2018-10-14
Category: International, Qatar,Media,Politics,Diplomacy
Judge's wife, son shot by security guard dead
Gurugram, Oct 14 (IANS) Both the wife and son of Additional District Judge Shrikant, who were shot at by the judge's security guard on Saturday, have died, police said on Sunday.
2018-10-14
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Punjab to give unique number to plots of land to prevent frauds
Chandigarh, Oct 14 (IANS) The Punjab government has decided to assign a unique number to government residential plots and approved colonies in the revenue records that will show the "khasra" as well as plot numbers, an official said on Sunday.
2018-10-14
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Michael Buble announces retirement from music
Los Angeles, Oct 14 (IANS) Grammy Award-winning Canadian singer Michael Buble has announced his retirement from music after admitting he no longer has the desire for fame following his son's battle with cancer.
2018-10-14
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
2nd Test: India crush West Indies by 10 wickets, win series 2-0
Hyderabad, Oct 14 (IANS) India won the Test series 2-0 by registering a comfortable 10-wicket victory over the West Indies in the second Test at the Rajiv Gandhi International stadium here on Sunday.
2018-10-14
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Sports,Cricket
George Clooney calls himself husband of Amal
Los Angeles, Oct 14 (IANS) Hollywood star George Clooney introduced himself to a crowd here using his wife's name.
2018-10-14
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Afghan district police chief killed in Taliban attack
Qalat (Afghanistan), Oct 14 (IANS) At least eight Afghan police personnel, including a district police chief, were killed in clashes in the southern province of Zabul overnight, a provincial source said on Sunday.
2018-10-14
Category: International, Afghanistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
Aussie woman suffers internal injuries from kangaroo attack
Sydney, Oct 14 (IANS) A woman in Australia's Queensland state suffered internal injuries including a collapsed lung and broken ribs after being attacked by a wild kangaroo that her husband was feeding on Saturday night, according to local media.
2018-10-14
Category: International, Australia,Environment/Wildlife
Being less affectionate can make your child anti-social: Study
New York, Oct 14 (IANS) Parents, take note. Your less affectionate and harsher behaviour towards your children can make them aggressive and anti-social, a new study has found.
2018-10-14
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society
Maradona lashes out at Messi, says Barca star not a leader
Buenos Aires, Oct 14 (IANS) Argentine legend Diego Maradona feels Lionel Messi is not a leader and should not be considered a footballing god.
2018-10-14
Category: International, Costa Rica,Sports,Football
Akbar calls charges wild and false, mum on quitting
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Giving no indication of resigning from the government, Union Minister M.J. Akbar, who is facing charges of sexual harassment and wrongdoing by around a dozen women journalists, on Sunday called the allegations "false, wild and baseless" and vowed to take legal action against the accusers.
2018-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Media,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Kriti Sanon questions veracity of anonymous #MeToo stories
Mumbai, Oct 14 (IANS) Actress Kriti Sanon on Sunday urged people to handle the #MeToo movement responsibly and to not dilute the movement with their anonymity.
2018-10-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
2nd Test: India need 71 runs for clean sweep vs West Indies
Hyderabad, Oct 14 (IANS) India set themselves a 71-run target after wrapping up the West Indies for a paltry 127 runs in their second innings of the second and final cricket Test at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium here on Sunday.
2018-10-14
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Sports,Cricket
Gibraltar defeat Armenia 1-0, claim 1st competitive win in its history
Yerevan (Armenia), Oct 14 (IANS) Gibraltar's national football team won 1-0 over host Armenia in a UEFA Nations League clash, earning its first competitive victory in its history.
2018-10-14
Category: International, Armenia,Sports,Football
Avaya showcases AI-enabled communication solutions at Gitex
Dubai, Oct 14 (IANS) US-based business communications leader Avaya on Sunday showcased how it intends to integrate artificial intelligence enhanced technologies, including biometrics and real-time sentiment analysis, to its communication platforms.
2018-10-14
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Business/Economy
IT searches end at TDP MP's premises
Hyderabad, Oct 14 (IANS) Income Tax Department officials on Sunday ended a two-day long searches at the residences and offices of TDP MP C.M. Ramesh.
2018-10-14
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Parrikar arrives in Goa after being discharged from AIIMS
Panaji, Oct 14 (IANS) Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Sunday returned to the state, after being discharged from Delhi's All India Institute of Medical Sciences, where he was being treated for advanced pancreatic cancer.
2018-10-14
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics,Health/Medicine
Lust is replacing love on-screen, says Karan Johar
Mumbai, Oct 14 (IANS) Filmmaker Karan Johar, who has helmed films like "Kuch Kuch Hota Hai" and "Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham", says showcasing old world romance on-screen today is no longer viable.
2018-10-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Bulgaria defeat Cyprus 2-1 to top Nations League group
Sofia (Bulgaria), Oct 14 (IANS) Bulgaria fought back from a goal down to beat Cyprus 2-1 at home in the UEFA Nations League.
2018-10-14
Category: International, Bulgaria,Sports,Football
Akbar calls charges 'baseless', to take legal action
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Union Minister M.J. Akbar on Sunday described the allegations of sexual harassment against him as "false, baseless and wild" and said he will take appropriate legal action.
2018-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Google testing 'Explore' interface on Chrome
San Francisco, Oct 14 (IANS) Google is reportedly testing a new content discovery interface in the Chrome browser's new tab page called "Explore", which users can access on Android by enabling an experimental flag.
2018-10-14
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Clues suggesting people's lie may be deceptive: Study
London, Oct 14 (IANS) The verbal and physical signs of lying could be harder to detect than people believe, a study suggests.
2018-10-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,Lifestyle/Fashion,Human Interest/Society
Twin blasts in Somalia kill 22
Mogadishu, Oct 14 (IANS) The death toll had risen to 22 and more than 30 others are injured after Saturday's twin suicide bomb attacks in Somalia's Baidoa town, officials said on Sunday.
2018-10-14
Category: International, Somalia,Terrorism
Punjab government fails to punish killers of Sikhs: Kejriwal
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday criticized the Punjab government for not acting against the killers of two Sikhs who died during protests against the sacrilege of Guru Granth Sahib three years ago.
2018-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Religion,Crime/Disaster/Accident
I'm looking for more versatility in work: Sanya Malhotra
Mumbai, Oct 14 (IANS) She made her Bollywood debut with a commercially successful film like "Dangal", and has since acted in films that have established an image far away from a quintessential Hindi film heroine. The actress says she wants to remain versatile as a performer rather than being recognised by one genre.
2018-10-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Ireland earn first point of Nations League with 0-0 draw vs Denmark
Dublin, Oct 14 (IANS) The Republic of Ireland played out a goalless draw at home to Denmark to earn their first point in the UEFA Nations League.
2018-10-14
Category: International, Ireland,Sports,Football
Depay leads Netherlands to 3-0 shutout of Germany
Amsterdam, Oct 14 (IANS) A spectacular game by the Netherlands' left winger Memphis Depay, who scored the second goal and was notable for his technical skills, helped defeat a German squad that looked eternally off-balance and even when a clear scoring possibility presented itself, made nothing of it.
2018-10-14
Category: International, Netherlands,Sports,Football
Judge's wife dead, son critical, gunman arrested
Gurugram, Oct 14 (IANS) The wife of an Additional District Judge in Haryana, who was shot at by her husband's Haryana Police security guard on Saturday, succumbed to her injuries in a hospital, police said on Sunday.
2018-10-14
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Rishab Pant, Prithvi Shaw are in the fast lane (Column: Just Sport)
Youngsters, opener Prithvi Shaw and wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant, are making the most of the opportunities they are getting even as many of their teammates are yo-yoing with injuries and fitness problems.
2018-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Avaya showcases live voice translation technology at Gitex
Dubai, Oct 14 (IANS) US-based business communications company Avaya Holdings Corp on Sunday showcased its simultaneous live voice translation technology which will enable people speaking different languages to interact seamlessly over the digital platform.
2018-10-14
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Technology,Business/Economy
#MeToo: Akbar returns home, says will issue statement
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Union Minister of State for External Affairs M.J. Akbar, accused of sexual harassment by several women journalists, returned to India on Sunday and said he will issue a statement over the allegations.
2018-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Media,Politics
Free Rs 5 lakh insurance cover for Vaishno Devi pilgrims
Jammu, Oct 14 (IANS) Pilgrims headed to the Vaishno Devi shrine will get free insurance cover of Rs 5 lakh.
2018-10-14
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Religion,Health/Medicine
2nd Test: Indian bowlers leave Windies struggling (Lead Tea)
Hyderabad, Oct 14 (IANS) The West Indies are on the verge of yet another defeat as they were tottering at 76/6 at tea on the third day of the second cricket Test against India at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium here on Sunday.
2018-10-14
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Sports,Cricket
Over 200 members of Carnatic music community raise voice on #MeToo
Chennai, Oct 14 (IANS) As many as over 200 members of the Carnatic music community from across the world on Sunday came together to express that sexual harassment, abuse and assault must not be tolerated, and that it is time for the "deafening silence" to be broken.
2018-10-14
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Art/Culture/Books
Break silence over Akbar, Congress tells Modi
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) The Congress on Sunday asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to break his silence over his ministerial colleague M.J. Akbar, who is facing allegations of sexual harassment.
2018-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
15 dead in Turkey accident
Istanbul, Oct 14 (IANS) At least 15 people were killed on Sunday when a truck carrying illegal immigrants overturned in western Turkey, state-run Anadolu Agency reported.
2018-10-14
Category: International, Turkey,Crime/Disaster/Accident
2nd Test: Indian bowlers leave Windies struggling (Tea Report)
Hyderabad, Oct 14 (IANS) The West Indies are on the verge of yet another defeat as they were tottering at 76/6 at tea on the third day of the second cricket Test against India at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium here on Sunday.
2018-10-14
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Sports,Cricket
Europe in convulsions even as Corbyn rises in Britain (Comment)
From Rome to London the contrast was sharp - from political despair to hope. A comprehensive conference on Afghanistan, superbly organised the NATO Foundation, was the only redeeming feature in Rome. Meetings with journalists and think-tanks on the margins were depressing.
2018-10-14
Category: International, India,Politics,Diplomacy
Hip hop community witnessing more artiste breakouts: Raftaar
Mumbai, Oct 14 (IANS) Rapper Raftaar says the hip hop community is growing in India with an increasing number of artiste breakouts.
2018-10-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Relatives are the real creeps: Tahira Kashyap on #MeToo
Mumbai, Oct 14 (IANS) As the #MeToo movement has gained momentum in India, writer-director Tahira Kashyap, Bollywood actor Ayushmann Khurrana's wife, says sometimes, relatives can be the "real creeps".
2018-10-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
RGV finds Naidu-lookalike for film on NTR
Hyderabad, Oct 14 (IANS) Well-known director Ram Gopal Varma says he has found a person who resembles Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu.
2018-10-14
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics,Cinema/Showbiz
Ketogenic diet prevents cognitive decline: Study
New York, Oct 14 (IANS) Consuming a ketogenic diet -- high levels of fat and low levels of carbohydrate -- can help prevent cognitive decline, according to a new study on mice.
2018-10-14
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
Portman's kids inspired her to work with Time's Up
Los Angeles, Oct 14 (IANS) Actress Natalie Portman is working to build a better future for her son Aleph and daughter Amalia.
2018-10-14
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
#MeToo: Akbar returns home, to issue statement
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Union Minister of State for External Affairs M.J. Akbar, accused of sexual harassment by several women journalists, returned to India on Sunday after a foreign tour and said he will issue a statement over the allegations.
2018-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Media
Sugar mills worry over surplus, talk of 'industry collapse'
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) With the availability of sugar set to reach an unprecedented level of 44 million tonnes thanks to huge unconsumed stock from last year and expected higher production this year, an imminent threat of "industry collapse" is being talked about. This has pushed mills to consider producing globally-accepted high-quality refined sugar as the most promising way to dispose off the surplus.
2018-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Japanese experts to assist Indian architects develop bullet train stations
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Japanese consultants will join hands with Indian architects to develop the 12 proposed bullet train stations and its adjoining areas in an integrated way.
2018-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Snapchat rolls out new filters for your cat
San Francisco, Oct 14 (IANS) Photo-messaging app Snapchat has rolled out new filters specifically for cats that will now make it look like your pet is wearing glasses.
2018-10-14
Category: International, Costa Rica,Lifestyle/Fashion,Technology
AMMA must look into issues raised by actresses: Kerala Minister
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 14 (IANS) A Kerala Minister on Sunday urged the Association of Malayalam Movie Artists (AMMA) to look into the grievances raised by actresses.
2018-10-14
Category: India, Kerala,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema,Politics
Drake calls Kanye West manipulative
Los Angeles, Oct 14 (IANS) Rapper Drake says he felt betrayed when Kanye West released his album "Ye" just weeks before his "Scorpion".
2018-10-14
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
An Indian-founded organisation rehabilitates Syrian refugees in Germany (Diaspora Feature)
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) As Europe continues to grapple with the problem of refugees fleeing war-torn Syria, an organisation founded by an Indian is helping a small town in Germany in rehabilitating these people.
2018-10-14
Category: International, India,National,Diaspora,Education
'Bard of Blood' shoot begins, SRK excited
Mumbai, Oct 14 (IANS) As the shoot for Netflix series "Bard of Blood" got underway on Sunday, actor-producer and superstar Shah Rukh Khan said it is the most exciting stuff to come out of his production banner Red Chillies Entertainment.
2018-10-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
TV series on 'We, the Drowned' soon
Los Angeles, Oct 14 (IANS) Carsten Jensens bestselling historical saga "We, the Drowned" is being adapted for TV.
2018-10-14
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
I'll sing songs which are of my zone: Ayushmann Khurrana (IANS Interview)
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Actor Ayushmann Khurrana often sings for his own films, but he has no qualms about passing on the microphone to others, especially when the songs are "heavily classical".
2018-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,National,IANS Life
Netflix cancels Marvel's 'Iron Fist'
Los Angeles, Oct 14 (IANS) Marvels "Iron Fist" will not return for a third season, said a Netflix representative.
2018-10-14
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
From pain and penury to pinnacle of success: The winning tale of gritty Swapna Barman (IANS Special Series)
Kolkata, Oct 14 (IANS) Until that evening in Jakarta when the country celebrated her success with much fanfare, everything about heptathlete Swapna Barman spelt hardship. From extreme poverty to physical deformity of the kind that threatened to time and again derail her ambition, Swapna pushed every odd to its limits on course to become the first Indian heptathlete to win an Asian Games gold.
2018-10-14
Category: India, West Bengal,National,IANS Special Series,Sports,Features
Kanye West returns to Twitter
Los Angeles, Oct 14 (IANS) Rapper Kanye West is back on Twitter and posted a video about mind control to mark his return on the social media platform.
2018-10-14
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
2nd Test: India bowled out at 367 runs, lead by 56 runs vs West Indies (Lunch report)
Hyderabad, Oct 14 (IANS) Riding on some top-class bowling, West Indies wrapped up India at 367 runs in their first innings at the Rajiv Gandhi international stadium here on Sunday.
2018-10-14
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Sports,Cricket
Twitter under Irish investigation over data collection
San Francisco, Oct 14 (IANS) Twitter is reportedly facing an investigation by privacy regulators in Ireland over data collection in its link-shortening system, the media reported.
2018-10-14
Category: International, Costa Rica,Immigration/Law/Rights,Defence/Security,Technology,Business/Economy
Fashion fraternity celebrates genderless love on LMIFW runway
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Over 40 renowned designers including names like Manish Malhotra, Samant Chauhan and Gaurav Gupta came together to celebrate the power of genderless love and the Supreme Court's decision to repeal Section 377, which criminalised homosexuality, at the grand finale of the Lotus Make-up India Fashion Week (LMIFW) here.
2018-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
#MeToo: Nandita, Konkona, Meghna won't work with proven offenders
Mumbai, Oct 14 (IANS) As many as 11 women Indian filmmakers on Sunday came together to support the raging #MeToo movement in India, saying they have taken a stand to not work with proven offenders.
2018-10-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Parrikar discharged from AIIMS
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Goa's ailing Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, who was being treated for advanced pancreatic cancer at All India Institutes of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), was discharged from the hospital on Sunday, an official said.
2018-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
I'll sing songs which are of my zone: Ayushmann Khurrana (IANS Interview)
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Actor Ayushmann Khurrana often sings for his own films, but he has no qualms about passing on the microphone to others, especially when the songs are "heavily classical".
2018-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,National,IANS Life
Open heart surgery linked to cognitive decline in older people
New York, Oct 14 (IANS) A majority of older patients who underwent heart valve surgery were found to be at risk of cognitive problems up to six months after surgery, researchers say.
2018-10-14
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
Indian classical music fascinates me: Reunion's Maya Kamaty
Kolkata, Oct 14 (IANS) Maya Kamaty, a prominent Maloya musician and singer of Indian origin from Reunion Island, the French overseas territory, thinks good music can transcend all geographical barriers and says she is deeply inspired by Indian classical music and fascinated by the traditional instruments used here.
2018-10-14
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Art/Culture/Books,Diaspora
Parrikar should've stayed at AIIMS, completed treatment: Minister
Panaji, Oct 14 (IANS) Ailing Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar should have stayed back at the AIIMS in New Delhi and nursed himself back to health instead of returning to the coastal state, a Minister said here on Sunday.
2018-10-14
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
I don't attach too much value to fame: Soha Ali Khan
Mumbai, Oct 14 (IANS) Actress, producer, author Soha Ali Khan says that despite coming from a famous family, she prefers to maintain her own individuality and does not attach to much value to fame and stardom. She feels it fades away with time.
2018-10-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Green themes abound in Durga Puja marquees
Kolkata, Oct 14 (IANS) At a time when global warming and high pollution levels have emerged as major challenges for policy planners worldwide, a number of community Durga Puja organisers in and around Kolkata have come up with green themes to spread awareness about a clean environment among the public.
2018-10-14
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Art/Culture/Books,Environment/Wildlife,Human Interest/Society
Voting underway for Pakistan by-polls
Islamabad, Oct 14 (IANS) Voting for the by-polls for Pakistan's 11 National and 24 Provincial Assemblies were underway on Sunday, with more than 300 candidates in the fray.
2018-10-14
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Q2 results, fund flows to dictate equity market movements (Market Outlook)
Mumbai, Oct 14 (IANS) The second-quarter earnings result season, along with the direction of foreign fund flows and macro-economic data points, are expected to determine the trajectory of key Indian equity indices next week.
2018-10-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
We've to market our culture to our kids first: A.R. Rahman
Mumbai, Oct 14 (IANS) Veteran music composer A.R. Rahman says Indian culture has to be marketed to the children here first. He feels Marathi cinema has been successful in doing over the last few years.
2018-10-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Barcelos intensifies South African cock-fight (Foodie Trail-Chennai)
Chennai, Oct 14 (IANS) Barcelos is a new South African flame-grilled chicken restaurant that opened its outlet here recently -- at a time when a competing brand has also stepped in, and another downed its shutters. It is also a time when many eateries are experiencing a sharp drop in footfalls as orders through delivery firms like Swiggy, Uber Eats and others are on the rise.
2018-10-14
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,National,Features,IANS Life
Every organisation should follow Vishakha Guidelines: Kirron Kher
Mumbai, Oct 14 (IANS) Actress Kirron Kher said that every organisation should follow the Vishakha Guidelines to curb sexual harassment at workplaces.
2018-10-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Trump defends separating immigrant families at border
Washington, Oct 14 (IANs) US President Donald Trump has defended his administration's policy of separating families that arrive in the country illegally, saying the fear of separation was an effective deterrent.
2018-10-14
Category: International, United States,Politics
Indian, Pakistan Armies trade fire on LoC
Jammu, Oct 14 (IANS) The Indian and Pakistan Armies traded fire on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday, defence sources said..
2018-10-14
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security
Misty Sunday morning in Delhi
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) It was a misty morning in the national capital on Sunday with the minimum temperature recorded at 17.3 degrees Celsius, two notches below the season's average.
2018-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Rescue efforts continue in US amid hurricane Michael devastation
Miami, Oct 14 (IANS) Amid the devastation caused by hurricane Michael, rescue operations in the southeastern US have focused on Mexico Beach and Panama City, two Florida towns that were nearly flattened and that could raise the death toll from the storm, which has taken at least 17 lives.
2018-10-14
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
India, China together will make difference to Asia: Chinese envoy
Kolkata, Oct 14 (IANS) China and India together would make a difference to Asia and the whole world, a top Chinese envoy said here, stressing that leaders of the two nations favour meaningful cultural and educational exchanges to enhance bilateral cooperation.
2018-10-14
Category: International, India,National,Politics,Diplomacy
Hefner's jacket, iconic black silk pajamas to be auctioned off
Los Angeles, Oct 14 (IANS) A year after Hugh Hefner passed away, fans will get the opportunity to purchase pieces from the Playboy founders estate.
2018-10-14
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
MPs from across India's political spectrum showcase nation's diversity at UN
United Nations, Oct 14 (IANS) Reflecting the diversity of India's democracy, members of parliament from across the political spectrum and the nation are representing India at the General Assembly.
2018-10-14
Category: International, United States,Politics,Diplomacy
Trump considers lifting sanctions on Turkey after US pastor freed
Washington, Oct 14 (IANS) US President Donald Trump said on Saturday he will take a look at US sanctions on Turkey and will consider whether to lift them after the American missionary Andrew Brunson was freed this Friday after two years in prison imposed by the Turkish justice system.
2018-10-14
Category: International, United States,Politics,Diplomacy,Business/Economy
17 killed in Saudi-led airstrike in Yemen's Hodeidah
Sanaa, Oct 14 (IANS) At least 17 passengers fleeing escalating war in Yemen's war-torn port city of Hodeidah were killed on Saturday when a Saudi-led coalition airstrike hit two buses near a security checkpoint, a provincial hospital official said.
2018-10-14
Category: International, Yemen,Politics,Defence/Security
16 killed in 2 attacks on Afghan election campaigns
Kabul, Oct 14 (IANS) At least 16 people were killed Saturday and 36 wounded in two attacks against Afghanistan's ongoing parliamentary election campaign ahead of next week's vote, authorities told Efe.
2018-10-14
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
Demi Moore makes Instagram debut
Los Angeles, Oct 14 (IANS) Actress Demi Moore has officially made her Instagram debut in the most stylish way possible.
2018-10-14
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Trump vows severe punishment if Saudis are behind journalist's disappearance
Washington, Oct 14 (IANS) The President of the United States on Saturday warned that his administration would inflict severe punishment on Saudi Arabia if the Middle Eastern Kingdom was found to have played a part in the disappearance of a dissident journalist.
2018-10-14
Category: International, United States,Media,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diplomacy
Turkey says US pastor 'not freed due to pressure'
Ankara, Oct 14 (IANS) Turkey's decision to release US pastor Andrew Brunson was not due to "any external pressure," the ruling Justice and Development Party's spokesperson said Saturday.
2018-10-14
Category: International, Turkey,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diplomacy
RBI unlikely to hike rates in rest of FY19: SBI report
Mumbai, Oct 14 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is not expected to hike key lending rates in the current fiscal, a SBI Ecowrap report said on Saturday.
2018-10-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
People-to-people ties provide strong connect between US and India: Juster
Kolkata, Oct 13 (IANS) Affirming that the US has deep admiration for India's history and rich culture, US Ambassador Kenneth I. Juster on Friday said people to people ties have provided a strong connect between the two countries.
2018-10-13
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics,Diplomacy
Pipeline explosion kills 19 in Nigeria
Lagos, Oct 13 (IANS) A pipeline explosion in early hours of Friday had killed at least 19 people in two villages of Osisioma local government area of Abia state in southern Nigeria, a para military body said.
2018-10-13
Category: International, Portugal,Crime/Disaster/Accident
#MeToo: Government, work place must ensure woman-friendly atmosphere, says Malaika
Mumbai, Oct 13 (IANS) Actress-model Malaika Arora on Friday supported #MeToo campaign which has gathered momentum in India, saying it is up to the government and the work place concerned to create safe and conducive atmosphere for working women.
2018-10-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Kajol's over-the-top Eela act (Movie Review ** ½)
Helicopter Eela: Starring Kajol, Riddhi Sen; Directed by Pradeep Sarkar: Rating: ** ½ (2 and a half stars)
2018-10-13
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Italy expels Tunisian, Gambian, Moroccan extremists
Rome, Oct 13 (IANS/AKI) Italy has deported a Tunisian supporter of the Islamic State terror group, a Gambian who aimed to kill "white tourists and Christians" and a Moroccan who threatened passers-by at a synagogue in Florence with a knife, shouting "Allahu Akbar", the interior ministry said on Friday.
2018-10-13
Category: International, Italy,Politics,Terrorism
Connectivity biggest challenge for Arunachal: Khandu
Itanagar, Oct 13 (IANS) Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu on Friday said the biggest challenge for Arunachal is connectivity.
2018-10-13
Category: India, Arunachal Pradesh,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Govt keen on setting more dental colleges: Minister
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare Ashwini Kumar Choubey on Friday said the government is keen on setting more government dental colleges in the country.
2018-10-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
G-20 must act to minimize spillover effects of global risks: India
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) G-20 nations should take coordinated action to ensure that the negative spillover effects of global risks on emerging economies are minimized, Economic Affairs Secretary Subhash Chandra Garg said on Friday.
2018-10-13
Category: International, India,Business/Economy
Have worked to provide security to working women: Modi
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) Describing the benefits of various schemes including the 'Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao initiative, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday claimed his government has worked towards providing security to females working on night shifts and removing problems faced by women.
2018-10-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
DU student held for kidnapping minor boy for ransom
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) A 19-year-old Delhi University girl student and her teenaged brother have been arrested for kidnapping a three-year-old son of their landlord in south Delhi to extract a hefty ransom of Rs 5 crore, police said on Friday.
2018-10-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Base effect, fuel prices dent September passenger vehicles' sales
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) Unfavourable base effect, along with high fuel and interest costs dented the sales of domestic passenger vehicles in September 2018, data showed on Friday.
2018-10-13
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Man dies in parking brawl
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) A man in his mid-fifties died after he was allegedly headbutted by his neighbour in central Delhi's Shadipur area on Friday morning, police said.
2018-10-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Childhood memories inspire Rahul Mishra's collection for LMIFW
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) Internationally acclaimed Indian designer Rahul Mishra says his range 'Gossamer' was inspired by his childhood memories for the ongoing Lotus Make-Up India Fashion Week (LMIFW).
2018-10-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Lifestyle/Fashion,Cinema/Showbiz,Art/Culture/Books,Business/Economy
Bihar to deploy 'Cyber Senani' in police stations
Patna, Oct 12 (IANS) The Bihar government has planned to depute "Cyber Senanis" at 100 police stations across the state to monitor and check spread of rumours on social media to engineer trouble, said state's Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Modi on Friday.
2018-10-13
Category: India, Bihar,National,Media,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
NSE launches commodity derivatives segment
Mumbai, Oct 12 (IANS) National Stock Exchange of India (NSE) on Friday launched commodity derivatives segment on its platform.
2018-10-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
I have never misbehaved with a woman: Luv Ranjan
Mumbai, Oct 12 (IANS) Director Luv Ranjan has denied sexual misconduct allegations against him, saying he has never misbehaved with a woman.
2018-10-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Cinema/Showbiz,Human Interest/Society
India tests cryogenic engine for launching second moon mission
Bengaluru, Oct 12 (IANS) India successfully tested the cryogenic engine for the heavy rocket that would launch the country's second moon mission on January 3, 2019, the space agency said on Friday.
2018-10-12
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Science/Tech,Technology
Dwarka, Veraval and Gopnath to be developed as lighthouse tourism spots
Gandhinagar, Oct 12 (IANS) The Union shipping ministry has decided to develop Gujarat's Dwarka, Veraval and Gopnath coastal towns as lighthouse tourism spots.
2018-10-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Business/Economy,Cinema/Showbiz
We should open more art galleries, says Jackie Shroff
Mumbai, Oct 12 (IANS) Actor Jackie Shroff, who was last seen onscreen in 'Paltan,' has said that there is a need to open more art galleries to encourage and appreciate artists across the country.
2018-10-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Art/Culture/Books,Cinema/Showbiz
Delhi government launches drive against GST defaulters
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) In order to ensure compliance of Goods and Services Tax (GST) provisions, the Delhi government on Friday launched an extensive drive against tax and return defaulters with an aim to increase revenue for the national capital.
2018-10-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Crime/Disaster/Accident
India's forex reserves down over $915 mn
Mumbai, Oct 12 (IANS) India's foreign exchange (forex) reserves declined $915.8 million during the week ended October 5, official data showed on Friday.
2018-10-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Court orders probe into destruction of records in student's murder case
Hyderabad, Oct 12 (IANS) Hyderabad High Court on Friday ordered probe into destruction of records in 11-year-old sensational case of a Andhra pharmacy student's rape and murder.
2018-10-12
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Sovereign Gold Bond rate fixed at Rs 3,146 per gram
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) The Central government will issue Sovereign Gold Bonds (SGB) 2018-19 for public subscription from October 15-19 at an issue price of Rs 3,146 per gram of gold.
2018-10-12
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Arindam inches closer to Raid de Himalaya crown
Kargil, Oct 12 (IANS) Arindam Saikia of Team Polaris was within striking distance of the 20th Raid de Himalaya crown, building up a substantial 15-minute lead by the end of Day 3 here on Friday.
2018-10-12
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,Sports,Motorsports
India presents major opportunity for French defence firms: Sitharaman
Paris, Oct 12 (IANS) Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday said that India presented a major opportunity for the French defence manufacturing industry even as she pitched for greater defence cooperation between India and France for securing both nations interests.
2018-10-12
Category: International, France,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Rahul to meet HAL employees in Bengaluru
Bengaluru, Oct 12 (IANS) Congress President Rahul Gandhi would interact with some working and retired employees of the state-run Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) here on Saturday in the context of the defence behemoth not getting offset contract from the Rafale fighter deal, a party official said on Friday.
2018-10-12
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
PKL-6: Steelers edge past Fortunegiants in Haryana leg opener
Sonepat (Haryana), Oct 12 (IANS) Haryana Steelers began their home leg of Pro Kabaddi Season VI with a win over Gujarat Fortunegiants 32-25 here on Friday.
2018-10-12
Category: India, Haryana,Sports,Other Sports
Dalit activist Teltumbde targets Modi, Rahul
Panaji, Oct 12 (IANS) Dalit activist Anil Teltumbde, whose campus residence in Goa was raided as part of the Pune police probe into violence at Bhima Koregaon in August this year, alleged on Friday that "whenever Prime Minister Narendra Modi's popularity declines, the police discover a plot to assassinate him".
2018-10-12
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
India elected to UN rights Council with highest number of votes
United Nations, Oct 12 (IANS) India was elected with the highest number of votes by the General Assembly to the influential Human Rights Council on Friday with a pledge to combat intolerance.
2018-10-12
Category: International, United States,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights,Diplomacy
Bandhan Bank receives exemption from Sebi
Kolkata, Oct 12 (IANS) Bandhan Bank on Friday said it has received an exemption from the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) with respect to lock-in of one year on the equity shares held by the promoter and eligibility condition of one year from listing in order to comply with licensing condition.
2018-10-12
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Business/Economy
Federer, Djokovoic power into Shanghai Masters semis
Shanghai, Oct 12 (IANS) The quarter-finals of the ongoing ATP Shanghai Masters saw top two seeds Roger Federer and Novak Djokovoic advancing into semi-finals with straight sets wins here on Friday.
2018-10-12
Category: International, China,Sports,Tennis
Emami Cement files DRHP for Rs 1,000-crore IPO
Kolkata, Oct 12 (IANS) Emami Cement on Friday filed the draft red herring prospectus (DRHP) with the capital market regulator, Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), for its Rs 1,000-crore initial public offering (IPO).
2018-10-12
Category: India, West Bengal,Business/Economy
Mumbai NIA court attaches Zakir Naik's five properties
Mumbai, Oct 12 (IANS) A special National Investigation Agency (NIA) court here has ordered attachment of five properties belonging to controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Abdul Karim Naik, an agency statement said on Friday.
2018-10-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Terrorism
Pending GST refunds only Rs 2,077 cr: Finance Ministry
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) Denying reports on pending amount of Goods and Services Tax (GST) refunds, the government on Friday said the actual amount pending is Rs 2,077 crore, less than 10 per cent of Rs 22,000 crore as quoted by export bodies.
2018-10-12
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Delhi slams Centre, neighbouring states over stubble burning
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) Expressing apprehension of widespread stubble burning across Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh, Delhis AAP government on Friday flayed the Centre and the neighbouring state governments for not tackling the issues.
2018-10-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Environment/Wildlife
Bihar's first quake-resistant building to house police HQ
Patna, Oct 12 (IANS) Bihars first newly-constructed earthquake-resistant building of state police headquarters was inaugurated by Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Friday.
2018-10-12
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics,Technology
World's warships to be dismantled at Alang
Gandhinagar, Oct 12 (IANS) The Ministry of Shipping has decided to develop Asia's largest ship-breaking yard at Alang as an eco-friendly yard. The yard will be the only such place in the world where even warships will be dismantled.
2018-10-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics,Business/Economy,Defence/Security,Environment/Wildlife
SG ball difficult to get lower order: Umesh Yadav
Hyderabad, Oct 12 (IANS) The Indian team continued to criticise the 'SG Test' ball as not being ideal after pacer Umesh Yadav on Friday said the bowlers are unable to run through lower-order when it gets old.
2018-10-12
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Sports,Cricket
Kejriwal slams Centre, states over stubble burning
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) With winter approaching, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday expressed his concern over stubble burning in neighbouring states and slammed the centre and state governments for their inaction despite incessant requests to solve the issue.
2018-10-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Environment/Wildlife
Women empowerment important for demographic dividend: Niti Aayog VC
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) NITI Aayog Vice Chairman Rajiv Kumar on Friday said women empowerment was one of the important conditions for realising the demographic dividend.
2018-10-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Health/Medicine
Unemployment, corruption among top worries of Indians
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) Unemployment and corruption are top issues that worry Indians the most even as they believe that the country was headed in the right direction, a survey revealed on Friday.
2018-10-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Can't ask everyone in the country to become vegetarian: SC
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday said it can't pass order asking everyone in the country to become vegetarian.
2018-10-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
SC stays blanket ban on 'fatwas' by religious bodies
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday put on hold the Uttarakhand High Court order imposing a blanket ban on the issuance of 'fatwas' by the religious bodies.
2018-10-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion
Para Asiad: Deepa bags bronze as India pocket 3 more gold
Jakarta, Oct 12 (IANS) India continued their good run at the Asian Para Games here by clinching a couple of gold medals in chess and another one in badminton as Paralympic medallist Deepa Malik bagged her second bronze here on Friday.
2018-10-12
Category: International, Indonesia,Sports,Other Sports
NIA raids J&K businessman in terror case
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Friday conducted raids here at the residence of a businessman from Jammu and Kashmir for his link to the terror-funding module of Pakistan-based Falah-e-Insaniyat Foundation (FIF), a front-end organisation of proscribed terror group Lashkar-e-Taiba established by Jamat-ud-Dawa.
2018-10-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Terrorism
India elected to influential UN rights council with highest number of votes
United Nations, Oct 12 (IANS) India was elected with the highest number of votes by the General Assembly to the influential Human Rights Council on Friday with a pledge to combat intolerance.
2018-10-12
Category: International, United States,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Immigration/Law/Rights,Diplomacy
September CPI inflation up at 3.77%, August industrial output falls to 4.3% (Roundup)
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) Higher food and fuel prices marginally accelerated India's September retail inflation to 3.77 per cent from 3.69 per cent in August, even as the country's industrial output took a sharper fall in August with a slower rise of 4.3 per cent as compared to 6.52 per cent in July, official data showed on Friday.
2018-10-12
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
MTV India music summit vows audience in Jaipur
Jaipur, Oct 12 (IANS) A 3-day MTV India Music Summit kicked off here on Friday, much to the delight of music lovers in this Rajasthan capital.
2018-10-12
Category: India, Rajasthan,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Art/Culture/Books
Gujarat Governor okays MLAs' salary hike
Gandhinagar, Oct 12 (IANS) Gujarat Governor O.P. Kohli on Friday gave his nod to the salary hike bill passed unanimously in the state Assembly during its two-day monsoon session, allowing the legislators a hike of about 65 per cent in their salaries.
2018-10-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
DMK executive meet on October 17 to discuss 2019 polls
Chennai, Oct 12 (IANS) The opposition DMK on Friday said that its high-level Executive Committee will meet on October 17 to discuss the 2019 general elections.
2018-10-12
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Congress slams Goa cabinet meeting at AIIMS
Panaji, Oct 12 (IANS) The Congress has condemned Friday's Goa cabinet meeting at AIIMS in Delhi, where an ailing Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has been admitted since last month, saying the meeting was a political spectacle called to portray that the coalition government was still functioning.
2018-10-12
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Woman gynaecologist killed in Ghaziabad
Ghaziabad, Oct 12 (IANS) A women gynaecologist was found murdered at her clinic in Indirapuram township of Ghaziabad on Thursday midnight, police said on Friday.
2018-10-12
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Soldier, two porters injured in mine blast near LoC
Jammu, Oct 12 (IANS) A soldier and two porters were injured on Friday in a landmine explosion on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir, a defence officer said.
2018-10-12
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security
MeToo fire reaches corporate world, police; one more charge against Akbar
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) After ravaging the media and film industry, the #MeToo campaign on Friday hit the corporate world with Tata Motors sending one of its senior executives on leave following allegations of inappropriate behaviour with employees even as another woman journalist, this time from the US, accused M.J. Akbar of sexual misconduct when he was Editor of The Asian Age newspaper.
2018-10-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy,Crime/Disaster/Accident
HC dismisses pleas against Telangana Assembly dissolution
Hyderabad, Oct 12 (IANS) The Hyderabad High Court on Friday dismissed pleas challenging the dissolution of Telangana Assembly nine months ahead of the completion of its term.
2018-10-12
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Jhingan to captain India in China friendly
Suzhou (China) Oct 12 (IANS) Sandesh Jhingan will don the captain's armband when the Indian football team take on China in an international friendly at the Suzhou Olympic Stadium here on Saturday.
2018-10-12
Category: International, China,Sports,Football
Delhi ministers ignored for ITO skywalk inauguration
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) The Centre and Delhi government stood wide apart yet again, this time over ITO's skywalk inauguration on October 15: the inivite for October 15 event skips Delhi ministers, with the ruling AAP saying the occasion does not demand credit-taking.
2018-10-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Six-foot-long snake visits forest conservator's office
Agra, Oct 12 (IANS) A six-foot-long Royal Snake on Friday entered the Chief Conservator of Forests' office in Khandari in Agra, causing panic.
2018-10-12
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
Missing journalist case: Saudi delegation arrives in Turkey
Ankara, Oct 12 (IANS) A Saudi delegation arrived in Turkey on Friday for discussions on the case of journalist Jamal Khashoggi who disappeared last week at the kingdom's consulate in Istanbul.
2018-10-12
Category: International, Turkey,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diplomacy
SC rejects Congress' plea on electoral rolls
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday dismissed Congress leader Kamal Nath's plea for soft copies of the draft electoral rolls in text mode format for the Madhya Pradesh Assembly elections in November to avoid foul play.
2018-10-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Modi meets Jaitley, Pradhan on fuel
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) Amidst rising fuel prices despite an excise cut on petrol and diesel last week, Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a review meeting with Finance Minister Arun Jailtey and Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan here on Friday.
2018-10-12
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Hurricane Michael in US kills 11
Panama City (Florida), Oct 12 (IANS) The death toll from hurricane Michael, one of the most powerful storms to make landfall in the US mainland, rose to 11 on Friday, with authorities warning that the number of dead could rise as emergency workers ventured more deeply into the areas devastated by the storm.
2018-10-12
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
HC quashes Delhi government's circular on GTB Hospital
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Friday quashed a city government circular that excluded non-Delhi patients from taking free treatment at the Guru Teg Bahadur Hospital here.
2018-10-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Health/Medicine
Ahan's hard work inspires me, says Athiya Shetty
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) Actress Athiya Shetty said her brother Ahan Shetty's hard work and calm nature inspires her and he is her "guiding force".
2018-10-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Cinema/Showbiz
Modi government systemically derailed RTI: Rahul
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Friday accused the Modi government of systematically derailing the RTI Act and asserted his partys commitment towards resisting governments further attempts to dilute the law.
2018-10-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
#MeToo: Centre to form legal panel; Report cases fearlessly, says Maneka
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) The government on Friday said it will set up a legal committee to look into the cases being revealed in the wake of #MeToo campaign, where women are narrating stories of their sexual harassment by individuals, especially in the media and entertainment industry.
2018-10-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Royal wedding: Princess Eugenie ties the knot
London, Oct 12 (IANS) Princess Eugenie of York, the British Queen's granddaughter, on Friday tied the knot with her long-term partner in a grand ceremony at the Windsor castle attended by 850 guests, including most members of the UK's royal family.
2018-10-12
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz,Human Interest/Society
Roscosmos finds primary cause behind Soyuz booster failure
Moscow, Oct 12 (IANS) The collision of elements during the separation of the Soyuz rocket's first and second stages is the primary cause behind the booster failure that forced the two astronauts on board to abort the launch and make an emergency landing, the media reported.
2018-10-12
Category: International, Russian Federation,Science/Tech
South Kashmir Mirwaiz in porn video, sacked
Srinagar, Oct 12 (IANS) After a video clip went viral showing him in an obscene pose with a girl, Qazi Yasir Ahmed was on Friday removed as the South Kashmir Mirwaiz and also sacked from the President's post of Tahqeeqat-e-Islami, a religious group.
2018-10-12
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Japanese designer revives 1960s retro fashion on LMIFW runway
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) Japanese designer Atsushi Nakashima brought back the 1960s' disco music and fashion with his line titled "Revival" on the penultimate day of Lotus Make-up India Fashion Week (LMIFW) here on Friday.
2018-10-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Lifestyle/Fashion
Turkey frees US pastor from house arrest
Ankara, Oct 12 (IANS) A Turkish court on Friday freed American pastor Andrew Brunson from house arrest two years after he was detained on accusations of helping plot a coup against President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
2018-10-12
Category: International, Turkey,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diplomacy
Huawei plans to invest $140 mn in AI talent education
Shanghai, Oct 12 (IANS) Aiming to work with partners to build an affordable, effective, reliable and inclusive Artificial Intelligence (AI) ecosystem, Chinese tech giant Huawei on Friday released its "AI Developer Enablement Programme" under which it plans to invest $140 million in AI talent education.
2018-10-12
Category: International, China,Technology,Business/Economy,Education
Bolt scores twice in first match for Aussie club
Sydney, Oct 12 (IANS) Former Jamaican athlete and multiple Olympic and world sprint champion in 100m, 200m and 4x100m, Usain Bolt, scored a brace in his first match as a soccer player for the Central Coast Mariners here on Friday.
2018-10-12
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Football
Honda riders Rajiv, Anish chase Indian dreams in round 5 of ARRC
Sentul (Indonesia), Oct 12 (IANS) After vigorous four rounds at Thailand, Australia, Japan and India, the solo team from India -- Idemitsu Honda Racing India has now taken the battle to Indonesia, where the penultimate round 5 of Asias premier motorsport championship FIM Asia Road Racing Championship (ARRC) started at the Sentul International Circuit here on Friday.
2018-10-12
Category: India, Telangana,Sports,Motorsports
10,000 residential units for migrant workers in Alang
Gandhinagar, Oct 12 (IANS) The Ministry of Shipping has decided to set up around 10,000 dwelling units for migrant labourers working at Asia's largest ship breaking yard Alang near Bhavnagar in Gujarat, it was announced on Friday.
2018-10-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Business/Economy
Give answers on Rafale instead of whataboutery, Congress tells BJP
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) Dismissing the ruling BJPs latest bid to defend the Rafale deal, the Congress on Friday demanded that the Modi government give "factual answers about irregularities in the deal instead of indulging in whataboutery".
2018-10-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Sri Lanka seeks rule-based maritime order in Indian Ocean
Colombo, Oct 12 (IANS) Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has called for the establishment of a rule-based maritime order in the Indian Ocean before "geopolitical power interplays in the region to convert the Indian Ocean into a centre of tension", the media reported on Friday.
2018-10-12
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
South Africa's apartheid-era Foreign Minister Pik Botha dies
Johannesburg, Oct 12 (IANS) Pik Botha, the last Foreign Minister of South Africas apartheid era who spent the bulk of his career defending the country's system of racial segregation, died on Friday at the age of 86.
2018-10-12
Category: International, South Africa,Politics
Rahul a serial liar: Goyal
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on Friday accused Congress President Rahul Gandhi and his party of repeatedly "spreading falsehood and lies" over the Rafale deal and called him a "serial liar".
2018-10-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Equity indices rebound over 2% on value buying, rupee (Roundup)
Mumbai, Oct 12 (IANS) Value buying along with broadly positive global cues and a stable rupee aided the Indian equity market to make healthy gains of over 2 per cent on Friday.
2018-10-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Mumbai NIA Court attaches televangelist Zakir Naik's properties
Mumbai, Oct 12 (IANS) A Special NIA Court here has ordered attachment of five prime properties belonging to absconding tele-evangelist Zakir Naik, an official said on Friday.
2018-10-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Religion,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Maharashtra BJP calls Modi '11th Avatar of Lord Vishnu'
Mumbai, Oct 12 (IANS) The Maharashtra Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday virtually elevated Prime Minister Narendra Modi to a divine status by calling him as the "11th Avatar of Lord Vishnu".
2018-10-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics,Religion
2nd Test: Chase, Holder propel Windies to 295/7 on Day 1 (Roundup)
Hyderabad, Oct 12 (IANS) West Indies rode on excellent half centuries by Roston Chase and skipper Jason Holder to recover from a middle order collapse and post a healthy 295/7 against India at stumps on the opening day of the second cricket Test at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium here on Friday.
2018-10-12
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Sports,Cricket
Cashier shot dead in Delhi bank robbery
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) A 33-year-old cashier working with Corporation Bank was gunned down here on Friday by six criminals when he tried to stop them from looting over Rs 2 lakh, police said.
2018-10-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
ADB pledges $1bn fund for Indonesia's earthquake, tsunami
Jakarta, Oct 12 (IANS) The Asian Development Bank (ADB) pledged up to $1 billion of emergency assistance fund to support Indonesia's immediate budgetary needs and reconstruction efforts in areas affected by earthquakes and tsunami on Sulawesi Island.
2018-10-12
Category: International, Indonesia,Politics,Diplomacy,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
Sikkim's 100% organic farming wins FAO's Future Policy Gold Award
United Nations, Oct 12 (IANS) Sikkim has won the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation's (FAO) Future Policy Gold Award for its achievement in becoming the world's first totally organic agriculture state.
2018-10-12
Category: International, United States,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Diplomacy,Environment/Wildlife
US firm Ametek opens India tech centre in Bengaluru
Bengaluru, Oct 12 (IANS) The US-based Ametek Instruments on Friday said it opened its India arm's technology solutions centre here to spur growth of its electronic instruments and electro-mechanical products business.
2018-10-12
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Technology,Business/Economy
Haryana's first autism research centre opens in Gurugram
Gurugram, Oct 12 (IANS) First of its kind in Haryana, National Autism Intervention Research Centre was launched here on Friday at Fortis Memorial Research Institute by state's Additional Chief Secretary, Department of Health & Family Welfare, R.R. Jowel.
2018-10-12
Category: India, Haryana,National,Health/Medicine
Bolt scores twice in first match for Aussie club
Sydney, Oct 12 (IANS) Former Jamaican athlete and multiple Olympic and world sprint champion in 100m, 200m and 4x100m, Usain Bolt, scored a brace in his first match as a soccer player for the Central Coast Mariners here on Friday.
2018-10-12
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Football
NITI Aayog partners with Microsoft to boost AI accessibility in India
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) The National Institution for Transforming India, also called the NITI Aayog, on Friday said it entered into a partnership with Microsoft to deploy Artificial Intelligence (AI) technologies in areas such as agriculture, healthcare, natural language computing and sustainable environment.
2018-10-12
Category: International, India,Technology,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine
SC stays execution of death sentence of Rohtak woman
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday stayed the execution of the death sentence of Sonam, convicted of killing seven members of her family, along with her friend Naveen, at a Rohtak village in Haryana in September 2009.
2018-10-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Smartphones may soon reduce your commuting stress
London, Oct 12 (IANS) Your smartphone apps may soon help you by detecting what mode of transport you use to travel and automatically offer relevant advice, a new study suggests.
2018-10-12
Category: International, United Kingdom,Lifestyle/Fashion,Technology
#MeToo complaints against Sajid Khan: Family, co-workers upset (Roundup)
Mumbai, Oct 12 (IANS) As multiple women came out to share their #MeToo experiences with Sajid Khan, the Bollywood director stepped down from his project "Housefull 4", actor Akshay Kumar cancelled its shoot, and Sajid's family members Farah Khan and Farhan Akhtar expressed disappointment on Friday.
2018-10-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Amid controversy, Hamid Ansari to release 'The Sarkari Mussalman'
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) Former Vice President Hamid Ansari will release "The Sarkari Mussalman" by Lt. General Zameer Uddin Shah (retd) on Saturday at the India International Centre here.
2018-10-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Religion,Art/Culture/Books,Defence/Security
Astronauts from aborted Soyuz rocket to fly to ISS next spring
Moscow, Oct 12 (IANS) The two astronauts aboard the Russian Soyuz spacecraft to the International Space Station (ISS) that failed mid-air, are likely to go into space in the spring of 2019, the media reported on Friday.
2018-10-12
Category: International, Russian Federation,Science/Tech
C-section births doubled globally since 2000: Lancet
Nairobi, Oct 12 (IANS) The number of babies born through caesarean section (C-section) nearly doubled from 12 per cent to 21 per cent of all births between 2000 and 2015, worldwide, according to research published in The Lancet, that shed light on a huge gap in childbirth care between rich and poor mothers.
2018-10-12
Category: International, Kenya,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
Jodie Whittaker surprised by Backstreet Boys
Los Angeles, Oct 12 (IANS) Actress Jodie Whitaker got a suprised from American pop vocal group Backstreet Boys while she was in the midst of a radio interview.
2018-10-12
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
First edition of AD Design Show to start on October 26
Mumbai, Oct 12 (IANS) Design authority Architectural Digest is all set to host the inaugural edition of the AD Design Show - a luxury art and design fair to be held here from October 26-28.
2018-10-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
SC refuses to block Bengal funding of Durga Puja committees
New Delhi, Oct. Oct 12 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday refused to interfere with the West Bengal government's decision to grant Rs 10,000 each to 28,000 community Durga Puja committees in the state but sought its response to a plea challenging the "gift" of Rs 28 crore for religious activity from the state exchequer.
2018-10-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion
Information is power, free flow the essence of democracy: President
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) Emphasizing that information is power, President Ram Nath Kovind on Friday said that free flow of information is the essence of democracy and that people have the right to know how they are being governed.
2018-10-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
Central Minister advocates 75% reservation in jobs
Ranchi, Oct 12 (IANS) The reservation ceiling in government jobs should be increased from 50 to 75 per cent, said Ramdas Athawale, Union Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment, on Friday.
2018-10-12
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
India lose to Britain in Sultan of Johor Cup
Johor Bahru (Malaysia), Oct 12 (IANS) The Indian junior mens hockey team lost a hard-fought encounter 2-3 to Britain in the last round robin match at the 8th Sultan of Johor Cup 2018 here on Friday.
2018-10-12
Category: International, Malaysia,Sports,Hockey
Battle shall be fought, not lost, says Bahl a day after 'bogus' I-T searches at his premises
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) Media baron Raghav Bahl, whose Quintillion Media Group was raided by Income Tax (I-T) Department in Delhi, Noida and Bengaluru, said on Friday that the government action was taken on "trumped up charges" which the company will fight legally but warned other media colleagues to be vigilant against similar "state vendetta".
2018-10-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
India's August industrial output eases to 4.3%
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) India's industrial output eased in August with a slower rise of 4.3 per cent as compared to 6.52 per cent in July, official data showed on Friday.
2018-10-12
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
International food summit opens with 'langar' in Golden Temple
Amritsar, Oct 12 (IANS) Amid the calmness and selfless service the sacred Golden Temple offers and the rich historical context of Qila Gobindgarh -- where the invaluable Koh-i-noor was once housed -- scores of Indian and international chefs set sail on a three-day heritage food summit inaugurated by Punjab Culture Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu on Friday.
2018-10-12
Category: India, Punjab,National,Lifestyle/Fashion,Art/Culture/Books
Ranveer Singh appointed Dish TV ambassador
Mumbai, Oct 12 (IANS) Bollywood star Ranveer Singh has been appointed brand ambassador of direct-to-home company Dish TV ahead of the festive season.
2018-10-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
AMU acts against 9 students over Kashmir killing
Aligarh, Oct 12 (IANS) The Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) has taken action against nine students who wanted to hold a condolence meeting for former PhD scholar Mannan Bashir Wani who jointed militancy in Jammu and Kashmir and was killed.
2018-10-12
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Terrorism,Education
CM launches Rs 1,500 cr mega IT project in Kerala
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 12 (IANS) Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Friday launched the Rs 1,500-crore Taurus Downtown project, which will be coming up at Technopark near here and is expected to be completed by 2020.
2018-10-12
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics,Technology,Business/Economy
Panel to monitor relief, restoration in cyclone-hit Odisha
Bhubaneswar, Oct 12 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday formed a three-member ministerial committee to monitor rescue, relief and restoration operations in cyclone and flood-affected districts in the state.
2018-10-12
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
India calls for counter-terror cooperation, connectivity among SCO members
Dushanbe (Tajikistan), Oct 12 (IANS) External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Friday called for cooperation in counter-terrorism efforts and enhanced connectivity between member states of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO).
2018-10-12
Category: International, Tajikistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Defence/Security,Terrorism,Diplomacy,Business/Economy
Sikkim wins gold at global Future Policy Awards for promoting organic farming
Hamburg/Rome, Oct 12 (IANS) Sikkim has been awarded the prestigious gold prize at global Future Policy Awards for promoting agro-ecology through policies and laws that have made it a "100 per cent organic farming" state.
2018-10-12
Category: International, Germany,National,Politics,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife,Human Interest/Society
Cyber fraud: State Bank of Mauritius recovers 90pc money
Mumbai, Oct 12 (IANS) The State Bank of Mauritius (India) on Friday said it has recovered around 90 per cent of the approximately Rs 190 crore that was lost in a major cyberattack on October 2.
2018-10-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Full EC team to visit Mizoram Tuesday to study poll preparedness
Aizawl, Oct 12 (IANS) An Election Commission team headed by its chief Om Prakash Rawat would visit poll-bound Mizoram on October 16 to study the preparedness of the November 28 assembly elections, an official said on Friday.
2018-10-12
Category: India, Mizoram,National,Politics
India's September retail inflation rises to 3.77%
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) Higher food and fuel prices accelerated India's September retail inflation to 3.77 per cent from 3.69 per cent in August, official data showed on Friday.
2018-10-12
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
India can succeed in China: Cahill
Mumbai, Oct 12 (IANS) Tim Cahill, like everyone else, knows the Indian football team has a mountain to climb in China. But unlike many who are dismissive of the visitors chances, the ace Australian striker believes India can secure a positive result when the two teams meet in an international friendly on Saturday.
2018-10-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Football
Psychoactive drugs may up suicide risk in lung disease patients
New York, Oct 12 (IANS) Long-term use of benzodiazepine -- a class of psychoactive drugs -- widely used to treat insomnia and anxiety, may be associated with an increased risk of suicide among patients with lung disease and traumatic stress disorder, a study has warned.
2018-10-12
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
India's August industrial output eases to 4.3%
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) India's industrial output eased in August with a slower rise of 4.3 per cent as compared to 6.52 per cent in July, official data showed on Friday.
2018-10-12
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
India's September retail inflation rises to 3.77%
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) Higher food and fuel prices accelerated India's September retail inflation to 3.77 per cent from 3.69 per cent in August, official data showed on Friday.
2018-10-12
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Shankaran of Shankar IAS Academy commits suicide
Chennai, Oct 12 (IANS) D. Shankaran, founder of the popular Shankar IAS Academy, was found hanging from a ceiling fan at his residence here, police said on Friday.
2018-10-12
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Education
LMIFW: Tabu, Yami celebrate 'tribes of world' with style
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) Bringing the fearless culture from tribes of the world alive, actresses Tabu, Yami Gautam, Athiya Shetty and Prachi Desai along with four designers presented a slice of tribal fashion from the world on the ramp of the Lotus Make-up India Fashion Week (LMIFW) here on Friday.
2018-10-12
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Madras HC orders CBI probe into road tender allocation to Palaniswami kin
Chennai, Oct 12 (IANS) In a setback to Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami, the Madras High Court on Friday ordered a probe by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) into the allegations of tender irregualarities against him.
2018-10-12
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Fusion wear trends for festive season
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) Every trend you follow tells many things about your personality and choices. But daily style and the festive appearance must have some differentiation. Isnt it?
2018-10-12
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Congress attacks Modi for 'neglecting' clean-Ganga activist
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) The Congress on Friday attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for "neglecting" the repeated pleas of environmentalist G.D. Agarwal, who died a day earlier while fighting for a cleaner Ganga river.
2018-10-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Religion,Environment/Wildlife,Health/Medicine
India buying Iran oil, Russian weaponry not helpful: US
Washington, Oct 12 (IANS) India's plans to continue buying oil from Iran and its purchase of S-400 missile defence systems from Russia is "not helpful" and the US administration "reviews that very carefully", the State Department said, indicating possible action by Washington.
2018-10-12
Category: International, United States,Politics,Business/Economy,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
SC rejects plea for minimum wages for unorganised sector workers
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday dismissed social activist Swami Agnivesh's plea for payment of minimum wages to workers in the unorganised sector across the country.
2018-10-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Air India Express plane has miraculous escape after grazing wall (Fourth Lead)
Trichy/Mumbai, Oct 12 (IANS) All 130 passengers and six crew members on board an Air India Express flight to Dubai had a miraculous escape early on Friday when the aircraft's wheels scraped the airport's outer wall during take-off in Trichy in Tamil Nadu.
2018-10-12
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Business/Economy
Want to re-live your childhood days? Visit this Puja marquee in Kolkata
Kolkata, Oct 12 (IANS) While the debate is on over Durga Puja's gradual shift from traditional presentation to the modern theme-based versions, the revellers should not miss the chance to relive their childhood days at a Puja marquee in Kolkata's Bhowanipur.
2018-10-12
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Lifestyle/Fashion,Religion,Art/Culture/Books,Human Interest/Society
Pope accepts embattled American archbishop's resignation
Washington, Oct 12 (IANS) Pope Francis on Friday accepted the resignation of Donald Wuerl, the embattled archbishop of Washington, ending weeks of mounting speculation and rising anger over Wuerl's role in two clergy sexual abuse scandals.
2018-10-12
Category: International, United States,Religion,Crime/Disaster/Accident
#MeToo: WCD Ministry to set up legal committee
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) The Women and Child Development Ministry (WCD) on Friday said that it will set up a legal committee in the wake of the #MeToo campaign, where multiple sexual harassment cases from the media and entertainment industry have come to light.
2018-10-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Kolkata Bridge Collapse: Commuters get alternative road
Kolkata, Oct 12 (IANS) An alternative road parallel to a bridge that collapsed over a month ago in south Kolkata was thrown open to the public on Friday, much to the relief of a large number of daily commuters to and from the city and its suburbs.
2018-10-12
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Business/Economy
Key equity indices rebound; Sensex ends 730 points up
Mumbai, Oct 12 (IANS) Key equity indices gained over two per cent to close above 34,700-mark on Friday, rebounding from the losses made after widespread global sell-off which had dragged the domestic markets down by almost same percentage on Thursday.
2018-10-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Attack on migrants BJP conspiracy, sack Rupani: Congress
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) The Congress on Friday alleged that the attacks on north Indian migrants in Gujarat was in pursuance of a conspiracy by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to hide its failures both at the Centre and the state and demanded the sacking of Chief Minister Vijay Rupani.
2018-10-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Friday prayers disallowed at Srinagar's Jamia Masjid
Srinagar, Oct 12 (IANS) Authorities on Friday disallowed congregational prayers at the historic Jamia Masjid here as clashes rocked Shopian and Kupwara towns in the valley, police said.
2018-10-12
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Religion,Defence/Security
Heartbreaking time for family: Farah on Sajid's #MeToo cases
Mumbai, Oct 12 (IANS) Choreographer-director Farah Khan says she and her family are heartbroken with sexual misconduct allegations against her brother, director Sajid Khan.
2018-10-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Chase, Holder propel Windies to 295/7 at stumps
Hyderabad, Oct 12 (IANS) West Indies rode on excellent half centuries by Roston Chase and skipper Jason Holder to recover from a middle order collapse and post a healthy 295/7 against India at stumps on the opening day of the second cricket Test at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium here on Friday.
2018-10-12
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Sports,Cricket
India's networking market grows 5.5% during Q2: IDC
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) India's networking market that includes Ethernet switch, Routers and WLAN segments witnessed a 5.5 per cent year-on-year (YoY) growth in Q2 2018 with increased investments across the enterprise and service provider deployments, the International Data Corp (IDC) said in a report on Friday.
2018-10-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology,Business/Economy
Indian fashion student bags international award
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) Indian fashion design student Ashita Singhal has won the 2018 Global James McGuire Business Plan Competition Award for her business concept titled 'Paiwand', a fashion company that upcycles textile waste from fashion designers and turns it into designer fabrics and clothing.
2018-10-12
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Delhi ministers ignored for ITO skywalk inauguration
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) The rift between the Centre and the Delhi government has come out in the open yet again as there is no mention of any Delhi government minister in the invitation for the inauguration ceremony of the skywalk at ITO.
2018-10-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Parrikar will allot additional portfolios only after Dussehra: Minister
Panaji, Oct 12 (IANS) Ailing Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar is likely to allocate additional portfolios to ministers in the state's BJP-led coalition cabinet only after Dussehra, a Minister said on Friday.
2018-10-12
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Sharifs' corruption trial extended till November 17
Islamabad, Oct 12 (IANS) Pakistan's Supreme Court on Friday extended till November 17 the deadline given to the accountability court to wrap up corruption cases against the Sharif family members.
2018-10-12
Category: International, Pakistan,Immigration/Law/Rights,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Deepa bags bronze at Para Asiad
Jakarta, Oct 12 (IANS) India's Deepa Malik bagged bronze in the women's F51/52/53s discus throw event at the Asian Para Games here on Friday.
2018-10-12
Category: International, Indonesia,Sports,Athletics
Neha Dhupia, Shikha Talsania awarded for breaking stereotypes
Mumbai, Oct 12 (IANS) Actresses Neha Dhupia and Shikha Talsania have been honoured with an award for being honest while expressing their opinions and making an impact in the society.
2018-10-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
'Jalebi': An old-fashioned sweet tale of romance (IANS Review, Rating: **1/2)
Film: "Jalebi"; Director: Pushpdeep Bhardwaj; Cast: Rhea Chakraborty, Varun Mitra, Digangana Suryavanshi, Aanya Dureja, Arjun Kanungo, Yusuf Hussain, Arya Poorti, Sonali Sudan, Farida Dadi and Mahesh Thakur; Rating: **1/2
2018-10-12
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,National,IANS Life
Dance is my passion: Shantanu Maheshwari
Mumbai, Oct 12 (IANS) Actor-dancer-host Shantanu Maheshwari says dance is his passion and one of the best ways to stay fit.
2018-10-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
I'm not going to stop working: Neha Dhupia
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) Actress and soon-to-be-mother Neha Dhupia, who will be seen as the host of FOX Life show "Styled by Neha", says that pregnancy, for her, never meant that she will stop working.
2018-10-12
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,National,Lifestyle/Fashion,IANS Life
Prince Alois of Liechtenstein calls on President
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) Prince Alois of Liechtenstein called on President Ram Nath Kovind at Rashtrapati Bhavan on Friday.
2018-10-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy
Farhan 'disappointed' over #MeToo accounts against Sajid
Mumbai, Oct 12 (IANS) Actor-filmmaker-singer Farhan Akhtar says he is shocked to read accounts by multiple women who faced sexual misconduct by his cousin and director Sajid Khan.
2018-10-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Crime/Disaster/Accident
US firm Ametek opens India tech centre in Bengaluru
Bengaluru, Oct 12 (IANS) The US-based Ametek Instruments on Friday said it opened its India arm's technology solutions centre here to spur growth of its electronic instruments and electro-mechanical products business.
2018-10-12
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Technology,Business/Economy
Healthy mice born to 2 mothers using stem cells, gene editing
Beijing, Oct 12 (IANS) Scientists at the Chinese Academy of Sciences have, in a breakthrough, produced healthy mouse pups with two mothers and no father, using stem cells and gene editing techniques.
2018-10-12
Category: International, China,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
I don't have any complex, says Aparshakti Khurana
Mumbai, Oct 12 (IANS) Actor Aparshakti Khurana, who has mostly done supporting roles in films, says he has no complex about it and instead believes in team work.
2018-10-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Rahul a serial liar: Goyal on Rafale charges
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on Friday accused Congress President Rahul Gandhi and his party of repeatedly "spreading falsehood and lies" over the Rafale deal and called him a "serial liar".
2018-10-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Ashwin, Vishnu start favourites in Round 3 of JK Tyre Racing Nationals (Preview)
Coimbatore, Oct 12 (IANS) The Chennai trio of Ashwin Datta, Vishnu Prasad and Joseph Matthew will look to consolidate their positions on the leaderboard as Round 3 of the 21st JK Tyre FMSCI National Racing Championship roars to life at the Kari Motor Speedway here on Saturday.
2018-10-12
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Motorsports
Indian fashion student bags international award
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) Indian fashion design student Ashita Singhal has won the 2018 Global James McGuire Business Plan Competition Award for her business concept titled 'Paiwand, a fashion company that upcycles textile waste from fashion designers and turns it into designer fabrics and clothing.
2018-10-12
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion

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