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'India-US military dialogue fruitful, to further deepen defence cooperation'
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) The India-US talks on military issues here on Monday were "fruitful" and aimed at further deepening defence cooperation between two largest democracies in the world, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said.
2020-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Fiji, India share deep and enduring ties: Fijian envoy
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) Fiji's High Commissioner to India Yogesh Punja says that "The country's central position in the Asia-Pacific region has been strengthened by recent developments in sea and air communications and transport."
2020-10-26
Category: International, India,International
Centre's nod for synthetic athletics track in Chhattisgarh: CM
New Delhi/Raipur, Oct 26 (IANS) The Union government has given the nod for a synthetic athletics track in Mahasamund and a multipurpose indoor hall in Ambikapur in Chhattisgarh at a cost of Rs 6.6 crore and Rs 4.50 crore respectively, Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel said.
2020-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Sports
Karthi Sivakumar unveils first look of Sulthan
Chennai, Oct 26 (IANS) Tamil star Karthi Sivakumar on Monday shared a glimpse of his look in the upcoming film Sulthan.
2020-10-26
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion,Lifestyle/Fashion
Bigg Boss 14: #nepotism trends after Rahul nominates Jaan over nepotism
Mumbai, Oct 26 (IANS) The word nepotism once again started trending on Monday courtesy Bigg Boss 14 contestants Rahul Vaidya and Jaan Kumar Sanu.
2020-10-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Rishi Kapoor, Irrfan Khan, Sushant tributes at Indian film fest Melbourne
Mumbai, Oct 26 (IANS) Late actors Rishi Kapoor, Irrfan Khan and Sushant Singh Rajput will be honoured at the ongoing edition of Indian Film Festival of Melbourne (IFFM) .
2020-10-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
K'taka BJP accuses Siddaramaiah of double speak on Dalits
Bengaluru, Oct 26 (IANS) The Karnataka BJP unit launched a blistering attack on Leader of the Opposition Siddaramaiah over his remarks holding the ruling party responsible for rising atrocities on Dalits in the state.
2020-10-26
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Three PDP leaders resign over Mehbooba's flag remark
Jammu, Oct 26 (IANS) Three senior leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) resigned on Monday to protest against party President Mehbooba Mufti's stand on the Tricolour.
2020-10-26
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Qualcomm joins Jacoti to boost true wireless earbuds experience
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) Qualcomm on Monday announced it has collaborated with audio technology company Jacoti to bring its hearing enhancement software to the Qualcomm QCC5100 Series ultra-low power bluetooth system on chip (SoC).
2020-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Oracle announces new 'dual-region' UK government cloud
London, Oct 26 (IANS) Cloud major Oracle on Monday announced a new dual-region UK government Cloud, operating from data centres in London and Wales to help organizations such as National Health Service (NHS) store and process official information and transactions securely.
2020-10-26
Category: International, United Kingdom,Business/Economy,Technology
Dalai Lama hails nuclear treaty to set into force
Dharamsala, Oct 26 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama on Monday hailed the UN treaty banning nuclear weapons to enter into force in January, saying a step in the right direction to finding more enlightened and civilized arrangements for resolving conflicts.
2020-10-26
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Politics
'Cap pvt players' liability for damages in space sector'
Chennai, Oct 26 (IANS) There should be a cap on the liability for damages to other space objects in outer space and its environment for private players which are mostly start-ups, said a top official of Skyroot Aerospace.
2020-10-26
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Technology
Key brain region linked to heart disease risk in depressed people
London, Oct 26 (IANS) Researchers at University of Cambridge have identified a brain region linked to higher heart disease risk in depressed and anxious people.
2020-10-26
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
Kotak Mahindra Bank's Q2FY21 standalone net profit up 27%
Mumbai, Oct 26 (IANS) Kotak Mahindra Bank on Monday reported a rise of 27 per cent in its standalone net profit for Q2FY21 on a year-on-year basis.
2020-10-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Ishant to be fit for Australia tour: Report
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) Ishant Sharma, who had to pull out of the Indian Premier League due to a left internal oblique muscle tear in his rib cage, is likely to be fit for India's first Test against Australia in December.
2020-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
HC notice on woman's plea seeking fresh passport for son stranded abroad for 8 yrs
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) The Delhi High Court has asked the Central government to file its response on a petition filed by a woman seeking directions to the government to provide a passport to her son who is stranded abroad for the past eight years due to non-possession of a valid travel document.
2020-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Back in Black: Yes Bank looks to accelerate turnaround via retail route
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) Lender Yes Bank, which has shown a dramatic improvement in financial performance -- even after paying back the Central Bank's emergency funding -- plans to accelerate its turnaround via boosting retail customer base by offering tech-enabled services.
2020-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Baleno achieves 8 lakh sales milestone in 5 years
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) Maruti Suzuki's premium hatchback Baleno has sold a cumulative 8 lakh vehicles since its launch in 2015.
2020-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Are you working on BJP agenda, govt asks PDM after Balochistan rally
Quetta, Oct 26 (IANS) The Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM), the anti-government alliance of at least 11 political parties from the opposition benches, staged its third big public gathering in Balochistan's provincial capital Quetta on Sunday. While the gathering was aimed at pressurizing the Imran Khan-led government, one particular statement has provoked an angry outburst from the government, who is questioning the agenda behind the PDM campaign.
2020-10-26
Category: International, Pakistan,National
Mercedes-Benz India delivers 550 cars during Navratri, Dussehra
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) Luxury car maker Mercedes-Benz on Monday said it has handed over 550 cars to customers across the country during the ongoing festive period.
2020-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Massive ransomware attack hits PTI, services resume
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) Hackers broke into the servers of news agency Press Trust of India (PTI) over the weekend, crippling its service for hours on Saturday night before they were resumed.
2020-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Media,Technology
'Ghunghroos' from UP set to tinkle again
Lucknow, Oct 26 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanaths commitment towards the artisan community has revived the 'ghunghroo (anklet bells) industry in Etah district.
2020-10-26
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Sensing MP bypolls' defeat, BJP indulging in horse-trading: Cong
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) A day after one of its MLAs in Madhya Pradesh resigned from the Assembly to join the BJP, the Congress on Monday cried foul and alleged that the BJP was "indulging in horse-trading" after sensing its impending defeat in the November 3 bypolls.
2020-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
India has never gone to war for selfish reasons: NSA Doval
New Delhi/Rishikesh, Oct 26 (IANS) National Security Advisor Ajit Doval has said that India has never gone to war with anyone for selfish reasons and urged spiritual gurus to spread the Indian civilisational values of peace and spirituality around the world.
2020-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Religion,Defence/Security
Millions of used vehicles contribute to air pollution: UN report
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) Millions of used cars, vans and minibuses exported from Europe, the US and Japan to the developing world are of poor quality, contributing significantly to air pollution and hindering efforts to mitigate the effects of climate change, a new report by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) said on Monday.
2020-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,National
Mahesh, Mukesh Bhatt file defamation complaint against Luviena Lodh
Mumbai, Oct 26 (IANS) Filmmakers and brothers Mahesh Bhatt and Mukesh Bhatt on Monday filed a defamation suit in the Bombay High Court against actress Luviena Lodh.
2020-10-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Taylor Swift's 'Folklore' is first album to sell a million copies in 2020 in US
Los Angeles, Oct 26 (IANS) Singer Taylor Swift has a reason to celebrate this year as her album, Folklore, has become the first million-selling album of 2020 in the US.
2020-10-26
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Only 7% plan on going out to movie theatres in the next 60 days
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) Even though movie theatres are now open, only 7 per cent people are willing to go to watch a film there in the next 60 days, as per a survey.
2020-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,National
SC stays HC order to parties to go virtual for MP bypolls
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday stayed a Madhya Pradesh High Court order to political parties to campaign virtually for the November 3 Assembly bypolls in the state, but pulled up the parties for creating a situation that compelled the HC to act.
2020-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Actress Payal Ghosh joins Ramdas Athawale's party
Mumbai, Oct 26 (IANS) Actress Payal Ghosh has joined the Republican Party of India - A, which is led by Union minister Ramdas Athawale. She has been named as the vice president of womens wing of the party.
2020-10-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Samson, Kishan, Pant in new role as 'wicket-keepers'
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) With plenty of competition for wicket-keepers' roles within the Indian Premier League teams, the young Indians are discovering multiple dimensions to their cricket. Both Ishan Kishan of Mumbai Indians (MI) and Rajasthan Royals' (RR) Sanju Samson have also featured during this tournament purely as batsmen.
2020-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Gadkari to lay foundation of 9 NH projects in Tripura on Tuesday
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari will lay the foundation stones of nine National Highway projects with a length of nearly 262 kms worth over Rs 2,752 crore in Tripura on Tuesday.
2020-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Politics
Subrata Bhattacharya pitches for Indian coaches
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) The last decade or so, Indian football has seen a surge in foreign coaches. Irrespective of what they are able to deliver, the quantity has increased in leaps and bounds. Indigenous coaches, because of this biased attitude, are not getting enough opportunity to hone their skills.
2020-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Durga idol that never got immersed
Varanasi, Oct 26 (IANS) Most of the Durga idols have been immersed on the last Navratri Day and the remaining will be taken for immersion on Monday, but one Durga idol in Varanasi has not been immersed for years.
2020-10-26
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society
Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Elnaaz Norouzi unite in Sangeen
Mumbai, Oct 26 (IANS) Actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui will be united with Sacred Games co-star Elnaaz Norouzi for the film, Sangeen.
2020-10-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Social worker immolates self in Maharashtra civic premises
Kolhapur (Maharashtra), Oct 26 (IANS) In a shocker, a social worker immolated himself in the premises of the Ichalkaranji Municipal Council (IMC) building protesting against alleged corruption in the civic body, police said here on Monday.
2020-10-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Raveena Tandon turns 46, shares her look in KGF 2 on birthday
Mumbai, Oct 26 (IANS) Raveena Tandon turned 46 on Monday, and the actress presented her first look in the upcoming film KGF Chapter 2 as a birthday gift to fans.
2020-10-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion,Lifestyle/Fashion
Samsung heir absent from bribery retrial due to father's funeral
Seoul, Oct 26 (IANS) Samsung heir Lee Jae-yong did not attend his retrial due to his father's funeral on Monday, in a massive bribery scandal that led to the ouster of former President Park Geun-hye.
2020-10-26
Category: International, South Korea,Business/Economy,Technology,Immigration/Law/Rights
Soorarai Pottru trailer out, Suriya calls it a special film
Chennai, Oct 26 (IANS) Actor-producer Suriya says his upcoming Tamil film Soorarai Pottru is a special one, and the makers want to give the message that nothing can stop you from chasing your dreams if you are true to yourself.
2020-10-26
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion,Lifestyle/Fashion
Women who perform domestic chores have better bone health
New York, Oct 26 (IANS) Women who spend a substantial amount of time doing domestic chores such as growing fruits and vegetables, churning butter, beating rugs, washing windows and caring for children have better bone density and overall bone health than women leading sedentary lifestyles, new research has found.
2020-10-26
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
Quick Heal Technologies strengthens India R&D leadership team
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) Home-grown cybersecurity solutions company Quick Heal Technologies on Monday announced the appointment of Sanjay Agrawal and Bibhuti Kar as its Chief Product Officer and Head of Research and Development, respectively.
2020-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
'No Time To Die' not for sale to OTTs
London, Oct 26 (IANS) Recent rumours had suggested that No Time To Die, which brings back Daniel Craig as the iconic spy James Bond, was exploring a $600 million one-year licensing deal with an OTT platform but MGM, the studio behind the film, has now quashed all such reports saying the film is not for sale for direct digital release.
2020-10-26
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
India, US hold Defence Minister-level talks
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) A meeting between visiting US Secretary of Defence Mark T Esper and India's Defence Minister Rajnath Singh started here on Monday to discuss various issues.
2020-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Diplomacy,Politics
Unpaid docs: Does govt want us to become Naxalites, asks IMA chief
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) The Indian Medical Association (IMA) on Monday demanded initiation of proceedings for contempt of a Delhi High Court order against the administration of corporation run-Hindu Rao Hospital. The doctors there are on an indefinite hunger strike demanding payment of their salaries. The association called the matter a systematic failure and equated it with a "banana republic."
2020-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society,Health/Medicine
ISL: Mumbai City FC sign defender Tondonba Singh
Mumbai, Oct 26 (IANS) Mumbai City FC on Monday confirmed the signing of defender Tondonba Singh. The 25-year-old left-back joins the Islanders ahead of the 2020/21 Indian Super League season on a two-year contract.
2020-10-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Football
BJP supporters take out 'Tiranga rally' in Srinagar
Srinagar, Oct 26 (IANS) A 'Tiranga rally' was taken out by the BJP in Srinagar on Monday to celebrate the 73rd year of accession of Jammu and Kashmir with the rest of the country.
2020-10-26
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Mandira Bedi adopts four-year-old girl
Mumbai, Oct 26 (IANS) Actress Mandira Bedi and her husband, filmmaker Raj Kaushal, have adopted a four-year-old girl named Tara. Mandira has revealed on Instagram that Tara became a part of the family on July 28 this year.
2020-10-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Belarus strike to go ahead, says oppn leader
Minsk, Oct 26 (IANS) Belarusian opposition leader Svetlana Tikhanovskaya has said that a nation wide strike called on Monday against President Alexander Lukashenko, will go ahead despite police firing stun grenades at protesters the previous day.
2020-10-26
Category: International, Belarus,Politics
Are potatoes safe for people with diabetes to eat?
Melbourne, Oct 26 (IANS) A new study challenges a longstanding perception that people with type-2 diabetes always need to avoid eating potatoes, and other high Glycemic Index (GI) foods.
2020-10-26
Category: International, United Kingdom,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
Mirzapur 2: Back to the boondocks (IANS Review, Rating: * * *)
Mizapur 2 (streaming on Amazon Prime); Cast: Pankaj Tripathi, Shweta Tripathi, Ali Fazal, Divyendu Sharma, Rasika Dugal, Rajesh Tailang, Kulbhushan Kharbanda, Amit Sial, Isha Talvar, Vijay Varma, Priyanshu Painyuli, Dibyendu Bhattacharya, Anangsha Biswas; Created by: Puneet Krishna; Rating: * * * (three stars)
2020-10-26
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
It's not a crisis, we just need to back our strengths: Rabada
Dubai, Oct 26 (IANS) Delhi Capitals' pace spearhead Kagiso Rabada, who has clinched 23 wickets in 11 matches, will look to help his team bounce back from their previous two defeats in the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL) when they take on SunRisers Hyderabad on Tuesday.
2020-10-26
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
No minister visiting flood-affected people in Andhra: TDP
Kaikaluru (Andhra Pradesh), Oct 26 (IANS) Telugu Desam Party (TDP) General Secretary Nara Lokesh alleged that no minister or ruling party leader was visiting the flood-affected people in the state.
2020-10-26
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Politics
Malicious adware detected in 21 gaming apps on Google Play Store
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) Digital security provider Avast has said that its security researchers discovered 21 adware gaming apps on Google's Play Store and reported those to the tech giant for necessary action.
2020-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,Technology,Defence/Security
N.Korea showing little signs of easing border curbs: Seoul
Seoul, Oct 26 (IANS) The South Korean Unification Ministry on Monday said that North Korea was showing very little signs easing restrictions along its border with China imposed in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, although Pyongyang is yet to report a confirmed case.
2020-10-26
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
AI can predict students' educational outcomes based on tweets
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) Dear parents, please note. You may not need to ask teachers how your kid is performing in studies as his or her tweets will be enough to gauge whether he or she will make it big in the future or not, thanks to Artificial Intelligence (AI).
2020-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,Technology,Education
Youth arrested with grenades, detonator in Bihar's Kaimur district
Patna, Oct 26 (IANS) Kaimur police arrested a person for carrying three hand grenades and a detonator on Sunday night.
2020-10-26
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Biden leads in battleground states of Florida, N.Carolina: Polls
Washington, Oct 26 (IANS) New tracker polls have revealed that Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden was leading against US President Donald Trump in the two battleground states of Florida and North Carolina.
2020-10-26
Category: International, United States,Politics
Goswami, Banerjee, Manna hoardings get prominence during Puja in Kolkata
Kolkata, Oct 26 (IANS) The 2020 Durga Puja has been celebrated in a subdued manner with the streets not thronged by people in the City of Joy due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
2020-10-26
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
Demarcate sites for cremations, burials on population basis: BJP MP (Ld)
Unnao (UP), Oct 26 (IANS) BJP MP Sakshi Maharaj has once again stirred up a controversy, saying that demarcation of cremation grounds and graveyards at different places in Uttar Pradesh should be done on the basis of population of two major communities.
2020-10-26
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
SC terms ex-HC judge attempting to enter ex-SC judge's house forcibly as unfortunate
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday termed an incident as unfortunate, in which a former judge of High Court forcefully attempted to enter the residence of retired top court judge Justice R. Banumathi, who retired in July this year, in Chennai.
2020-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Kerala Oppn leader seeks justice for rape victims' mother
Palakkad, Oct 26 (IANS) Kerala's Leader of Opposition and Congress MP Ramesh Chennithala on Monday demanded justice for a grieving mother whose two daughters were sexually abused and were later found hanging at their home at Walayar in Palakkad district.
2020-10-26
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Demarcate cremation and burial grounds: BJP MP
Unnao (UP), Oct 26 (IANS) BJP MP Sakshi Maharaj has once again stirred up a controversy, saying demarcation for cremation grounds and graveyards at different places in Uttar Pradesh should be done on the basis of population of two major communities.
2020-10-26
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
Hair care regime for winters
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANSlife) Winter dries out the moisture from your hair, and it becomes prone to dilemmas, including an increase in dandruff, breakage, split ends, and dryness. Therefore, you need to tweak your hair care routine to suit the changing temperature and your hair's requirements.
2020-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Global debut of new Realme smart watch in Pakistan on Nov 2
Beijing, Oct 26 (IANS) Smartphone brand Realme has reportedly confirmed that its new 'Watch S' is all set to make global debut in Pakistan on November 2.
2020-10-26
Category: International, China,Technology
Cong wants to repeat 'Alpesh Thakor moment' in Gujarat by-polls
New Delhi/Ahmedabad, Oct 26 (IANS) The Congress had defeated rebel Alpesh Thakor in the by-polls in October last year and wants to repeat the feat against the defectors in the upcoming by-elections for 8 Gujarat Assembly seats. Thakor had defected to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and had contested the Radhanpur seat on a saffron party ticket.
2020-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
China's Xinjiang region reports 137 asymptomatic Covid-19 cases
Beijing, Oct 26 (IANS) China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region has reported 137 new asymptomatic Covid-19 cases, according to a local health official.
2020-10-26
Category: International, China,Health/Medicine
Can't wait to be featured on OTT plaltform: Mrunal Thakur
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANSlife) Bollywood actress Mrunal Thakur says OTT platforms have proved to be a blessing for all during the lockdown and she cant wait to be featured in one of its shows.
2020-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Prajakta Koli: I ensure content that you can watch with family
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANSlife) YouTube sensation and influencer Prajakta Koli, popularly known for videos she creates for her channel 'MostlySane', says that at no point would she want her viewers to put on their headphones or pause her videos if someone older walked into the room. The 27-year-old has become a top YouTuber with over 5.74 million subscribers as on October 1, 2020.
2020-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Wedding reception cancellations highest in India amid Covid
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) With 23 per cent of couples going ahead only with the wedding ceremonies amid Covid-19, marriage reception cancellations in India is higher compared to other countries, according to a survey of to-be-weds in 15 countries.
2020-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,Lifestyle/Fashion,Human Interest/Society,Health/Medicine
Show same urgency for OBC-Dalit reservation: Stalin to Modi
Chennai, Oct 26 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi should show the same urgency for reservation for other backward classes (OBCs) and Dalits in medical college admissions on seats surrendered to all-India quota by the states, as he had shown vis-a-vis economically weaker sections, DMK leader MK Stalin said on Monday.
2020-10-26
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Education,Politics
Sleep disorders related to life in lockdown
New Delhi, Oct 26 IANSlife) 2020, unfortunately, has been a year that has not brought us much happiness, and for a significant proportion of individuals, sleep disturbances have added to their woes. The lockdowns imposed to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, have led to significant behavioral changes and adaptations to help individuals optimise their productivity, which in turn, have affected normal physiological processes related to health.
2020-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Egyptian Prez renews state of emergency for 3 months
Cairo, Oct 26 (IANS) Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi has issued a decree renewing the nationwide state of emergency for three months starting Monday.
2020-10-26
Category: International, Egypt,Politics
Food authority to launch PAN India surveillance of Khoa
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) is set to launch a nationwide surveillance across the country to check the quality of Khoa or mawa-- a milk-made object widely used in making most Indian sweets.
2020-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society
S.Korea reports 119 new Covid-19 cases as clusters emerge
Seoul, Oct 26 (IANS) South Korea on Monday reported 119 new Covid-19 cases, as clusters, especially at nursing facilities and gatherings, have continued to emerge in the greater Seoul area, according to health authorities.
2020-10-26
Category: International, South Korea,Health/Medicine
Ronaldinho tests positive for Covid-19, asymptomatic
Rio de Janeiro, Oct 26 (IANS) Former Brazil striker Ronaldinho has tested positive for novel coronavirus and has revealed that is now self-isolating in Belo Horizonte.
2020-10-26
Category: International, Brazil,Sports,Football
HC turns down NIFT students' plea against fee hike
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) The Delhi High Court has declined a petition filed by fourth-year students of National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) against fee hike which they dubbed "arbitrary" and "irrational".
2020-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
US early voting hits record 58.6 million
Washington, Oct 26 (IANS) The number of people who have already cast their ballots in the early voting for the November 3 US presidential election has hit a record 58.6 million, with just nine days remaining for Election Day.
2020-10-26
Category: International, United States,Politics
Centre to SC, will bring new legislation in 3/4 days to address air pollution due to stubble burning
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) Solicitor General Tushar Mehta on Monday informed the Supreme Court that the Centre has taken a holistic view of the issue of air pollution in Delhi NCR, which also includes pollution due to stubble burning, and it intends to bring out a legislation in next three to four days to tackle this issue.
2020-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Raju Srivastava slams vulgarity in 'Mirzapur 2'
Lucknow, Oct 26 (IANS) After Apna Dal MP Anupriya Patel, it is now Raju Srivastava, well known comedian and chairman of the UP Film Vikas Parishad, who is up in arms against the web series "Mirzapur 2"
2020-10-26
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz
Kho kho prominence on the rise, says KKFI chief
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) Kho kho, a traditional Indian game of 'Tag', is now gaining popularity among youngsters in the country and with its experienced player Sarika Kale being honoured with Arjuna Award this year, it has led to a refreshed energy within the Kho kho community.
2020-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Muthoot Finance to raise Rs 2K cr through public issue of secured NCDs
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) Muthoot Finance Ltd. on Monday announced its 23rd series of Public Issue of Secured Redeemable Non-Convertible Debentures of face value of Rs 1,000 each.
2020-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
SL Parliament closed for 2 days after Covid-19 case
Colombo, Oct 26 (IANS) The Sri Lankan Parliament has been closed for two days to disinfect the complex after a police officer in the premises tested positive for the novel coronavirus.
2020-10-26
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Health/Medicine,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
1,650 seats to be added to TN medical colleges: CM
Chennai, Oct 26 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami on Monday said that the state has taken action to set up medical colleges in 11 districts so as to add 1,650 more medical course seats in the coming years.
2020-10-26
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Samsung fixes Galaxy S20 FE display touch issues: Report
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) Samsung has started rolling out a new software build for Galaxy S20 FE smartphones worldwide fixing the issues related to touch input display.
2020-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Pompeo to arrive in SL on Tuesday
Colombo, Oct 26 (IANS) US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is scheduled to arrive in Sri Lanka on Tuesday on a two-day visit to the island nation.
2020-10-26
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Disha Salian case: Move HC for court-monitored CBI probe, says SC
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday asked a lawyer to approach the Bombay High Court with his plea for a court-monitored CBI probe into the death of Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput's ex-manager Disha Salian.
2020-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Cinema/Showbiz,Immigration/Law/Rights
Freight train services stopped due to farmers' agitation in Punjab
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) The indefinite 'Kisan Rail Roko' agitation in several parts of Punjab has hurt the movement of freight trains in the several states, including Jammu and Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh thus impacting the economy.
2020-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Politics
Airtel enters $1bn cloud communications market in India
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) Telecom major Bharti Airtel on Monday launched a new platform called Airtel IQ, marking the company's entry into an estimated $1 billion Indian cloud communications market.
2020-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Dalit liquor vend salesman 'burnt alive' in Raj over salary dues
Jaipur, Oct 26 (IANS) In a gory incident, a Dalit youth working as a salesman at a liquor vend was allegedly burnt alive in Alwar district of Rajasthan after he demanded his salary dues of five months.
2020-10-26
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Outside noise doesn't matter to me anymore, says Stokes
Abu Dhabi, Oct 26 (IANS) England all-rounder Ben Stokes has stated that he is not affected by the "outside noise" and all he focuses upon is his own performance.
2020-10-26
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Israeli cabinet approves Bahrain normalisation accord
Tel Aviv, Oct 26 (IANS) The Israeli cabinet has approved the country's normalisation accord with Bahrain, ahead of a vote in parliament on the historic agreement.
2020-10-26
Category: International, Israel,Politics
Vikram Bhatt: Competition on OTT is much more fierce
Mumbai, Oct 26 (IANS) Filmmaker Vikram Bhatt, who will soon start shoot for his next web series, says the content and competition on the digital platform have become fiercer.
2020-10-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Imran slams Macron for 'creating further polarisation'
Islamabad, Oct 26 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has slammed French President Emmnanel Macron over his remarks on Islamophobia, saying the latter was "creating further polarisation and marginalisation that inevitably leads to radicalisation".
2020-10-26
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Religion
SAP revenue in Q3 drops 4% despite cloud business growth
Berlin, Oct 26 (IANS) Germany-based global enterprise application software major SAP saw its revenue reaching 6.54 billion euros ($7.76 billion) in the third quarter of this year, a decline of four per cent year-over year amid global response to Covid-19.
2020-10-26
Category: International, Germany,Business/Economy,Technology
Allahabad HC stays arrests of Nawazuddin, 3 kin
Prayagraj (UP), Oct 26 (IANS) The Allahabad High Court has stayed the arrest of Bollywood actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui and three of his kin in a molestation case filed against them by his estranged wife Aaliya.
2020-10-26
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Cinema/Showbiz,Immigration/Law/Rights
Resignations of acting president, 5 other CSA members accepted
Johannesburg, Oct 26 (IANS) Cricket South Africa on Monday said that the members' council has accepted the resignation of its acting president Beresford Williams and five other board members.
2020-10-26
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
SC junks UBHL plea against HC order to wind up Mallya's firm
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed a plea filed by liquor baron Vijay Mallya's United Breweries Holdings Limited (UBHL) to challenge a Karnataka High Court order to uphold the winding up of the company for recovery of dues payable by Kingfisher Airlines Ltd.
2020-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Indigenous Australians mark 1 year of Uluru climbing ban
Canberra, Oct 26 (IANS) Indigenous Australians on Monday marked the first anniversary of the climbing ban imposed on Uluru or the Ayers Rock, the sacred Aboriginal site in Northern Territory (NT)
2020-10-26
Category: International, Australia,Politics
Venezuela holds election drill ahead of legislative polls
Caracas, Oct 26 (IANS) Venezuela held an election drill in preparation for the December 6 legislative polls in an effort to familiarize voters with the new electronic voting machines and resolve potential problems in the network of polling stations.
2020-10-26
Category: International, Venezuela,Politics
UN launches Libyan Political Dialogue Forum
Tripoli, Oct 26 (IANS) The UN has launched the Libyan Political Dialogue Forum (LPDF) which came in the wake of the signing of a permanent ceasefire agreement onOctober 23.
2020-10-26
Category: International, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya,Politics
Chittoor police foil rallies by TDP, YSRCP; arrests cadres
Chittoor, Oct 26 (IANS) Police in Andhra Pradesh's Chittoor district on Monday foiled rallies planned by ruling YSRCP and opposition Telugu Desam Party (TDP) cadres and put an unspecified number of local leaders from both sides under house arrest.
2020-10-26
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
China's 19th CPC Central Committee begins 5th plenary session
Beijing, Oct 26 (IANS) The 19th Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC) started its fifth plenary session in Beijing on Monday.
2020-10-26
Category: International, China,Politics
Taxes on petrol, diesel may go up further to mobilise additional revenue for Covid relief
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) The economic crisis triggered by the Covid-19 pandemic and subsequent pressure on revenues may again push the Centre to raise excise duty on petrol and diesel.
2020-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
KL has led Kings XI brilliantly this IPL: Gavaskar
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) KL Rahul has led Kings XI Punjab brilliantly in the ongoing edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL), feels former India captain Sunil Gavaskar.
2020-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Tasmania reopens to most of mainland Australia after 7 months
Hobart, Oct 26 (IANS) Tasmania on Monday reopened its borders to most of mainland Australia. marking the first time in seven months that people can arrive in the island state without having to quarantine amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
2020-10-26
Category: International, Australia,Politics
Samsung, Stanford University develop next gen OLED display
Seoul, Oct 26 (IANS) Samsung Electronics and Stanford University have announced to develop the industry-leading 10,000 pixels per inch (PPI) OLED display.
2020-10-26
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
'Serial molester' Delhi SI booked in 4 cases
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) Delhi Police Sub-Inspector Puneet Grewal, posted with the Special Cell, was arrested on charges of molesting multiple women and four cases registered against him, including one under the POCSO Act, police said on Monday.
2020-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Global trade making water, energy insecurity worse: Study
London, Oct 26 (IANS) International trade in a highly interconnected world is putting more pressure on water, energy and land resources than domestic productions, says a new study.
2020-10-26
Category: International, United Kingdom,Business/Economy,Science/Tech,Environment/Wildlife
No change in Petrol, diesel prices
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) Oil marketing companies continued to hold the pause button on retail fuel prices on Monday due to subdued global crude prices.
2020-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Gurugram police busts IPL cricket betting racket, 2 held
Gurugram, Oct 26 (IANS) The Gurugram Police on Monday arrested two men on charges of alleged online betting on a T20 Indian Premier League (IPL) match between 'Kings XI Punjab' and 'Sunrisers Hyderabad'. However, the third accomplice managed to escape.
2020-10-26
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
IPL 2020: Five worst bowling figures till now
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) While Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 has witnessed some brilliant bowling spells by the likes of Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje and Mohammed Siraj to name a few, some bowlers have also been unlucky and have been at the receiving end of the batsmen in the tournament being played in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
2020-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Campaigning for Bihar Phase I polls to end on Oct 26 evening
Patna, Oct 26 (IANS) As campaigning for the first phase of Bihar Assembly elections is slated to end on Monday evening, Rashtriya Janata Dal leader Tejashwi Yadav will address one dozen rallies across the state in a last-ditch efforts to woo the voters.
2020-10-26
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
3 booked in IPL betting racket operating from Goa villa
Panaji, Oct 26 (IANS) Three persons from Gujarat, who were a part of an IPL betting racket, have been arrested by Goa Police's Crime Branch from a rented villa in the coastal village of Arpora.
2020-10-26
Category: India, Goa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Europe imposes new restrictions amid 2nd Covid-19 wave
Brussels, Oct 26 (IANS) Several countries in Europe have imposed new restrictive measures amid a second coronavirus wave in the continent.
2020-10-26
Category: International, Belgium,Health/Medicine
BJP leader Manoj Tiwari's security increased in Bihar
Patna, Oct 26 (IANS) The Bihar Police has increased the security cover for BJP MP and popular Bhojpuri film star Manoj Tiwari during Assembly elections in view of intelligence inputs about a possible attack on him during electioneering.
2020-10-26
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Himachal's Keylong sees season's first snowfall
Shimla, Oct 26 (IANS) Keylong and its nearby areas in Himachal Pradesh's remote Lahaul-Spiti district experienced the season's first snowfall early Monday, bringing smiles on the faces of the locals, who largely grow potatoes and exotic vegetables.
2020-10-26
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
Iraqis mark 1st anniversary of anti-govt protests
Baghdad, Oct 26 (IANS) Thousands of protesters took to the streets of Baghdad, as well as other major provinces of Iraq to mark the first anniversary of the mass anti-government demonstrations that demanded comprehensive corruption reforms.
2020-10-26
Category: International, Iraq,Politics
New battery tech can charge electric cars up to 90% in 6 mins
Seoul, Oct 26 (IANS) In what could drive Elon Musk to push another tweet, a team of South Korean researchers have developed a faster charging and longer lasting battery material that can juice up electric cars up to 90 per cent in just six minutes.
2020-10-26
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
Ananya Birla alleges 'racist' US eatery threw her out, but restaurant denies (Ld)
New York, Oct 26 (IANS) Pop star Ananya Birla has alleged that a celebrity chef's restaurant in California was "very racist" in throwing her and her family out, but the eatery has denied it saying that while there was a tense situation over IDs it was resolved and they were not made to leave.
2020-10-26
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz
Now, Maha Dy CM Ajit Pawar tests corona positive
Mumbai, Oct 26 (IANS) Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar on Monday said that he had tested coronavirus positive and got himself admitted to a private city hospital.
2020-10-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
I stand on the shoulders of giants of Indian literature: Anand Neelakanthan
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) Author, columnist, screenwriter, TV personality and motivational speaker Anand Neelakanthan is perhaps the only Indian writer to present the Ramayana and the Mahabharata from the viewpoint of the vanquished. He has authored seven works of fiction in English and one in Malayalam and two prequels of the hugely successful "Bahubali" movies, with a third one on the way, and has now ventured into the genre of children's books. Through all this, he remains firmly rooted to the ground.
2020-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,National
Rajesh Tailang: I've not chosen cinema, filmmakers have chosen me
Mumbai, Oct 26 (IANS) Veteran actor Rajesh Tailang has been around for over two decades. The veteran actor says it was not him that chose the films he has worked in, but the filmmakers who chose him.
2020-10-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Chileans vote in constitutional referendum
Santiago, Oct 26 (IANS) Chileans have cast their ballots in a referendum vote on re-drafting the country's incumbent Constitution, which was enacted in 1980 during the reign of dictator Augusto Pinochet.
2020-10-26
Category: International, Iraq,Politics
New Apple iPad Air: Work, play, unleash your creativity 24/7
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) The year 2020 has put to the table several form factors as millions work from home and study and office spaces shrink, paving the way for modern workplaces. With the redesigned Apple iPad Air, you get what you need from a computer and for the beginners, it does what a computer does but works like an iPhone.
2020-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
B'deshi, Pak economists under-represented at top UK varsities
London, Oct 26 (IANS) An increasing number of academic economists in UK universities come from non-white backgrounds, however, some groups such as Pakistanis, Bangladeshis and African-Caribbeans remain under-represented in Britain's most prestigious institutions, new research has revealed.
2020-10-26
Category: International, United Kingdom,Education
Dissent deliberately stifled as terrorism: Sonia
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) Ahead of the Bihar Assembly elections, Congress President Sonia Gandhi has attacked the Modi government for what she called "targeting political opponents and civil society members" and cautioned that the world's largest democracy was at the crossroads as "dissent was stifled as terrorism or branded anti-national activity".
2020-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Ultimate dream is to make it to senior hockey team, says Suman
Bengaluru, Oct 26 (IANS) Talented forward Suman Devi Thoudam had successfully led the Indian junior women's hockey team to a fine victory in Australia last year at the 3 Nation Tournament for U-21.
2020-10-26
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Hockey
Deal with RIL in line with Indian laws, not party to agreement with Amazon: Future
Mumbai, Oct 26 (IANS) After a Singapore arbitration court ordered a temporary stay on Reliance Retail's acquisition of the debt laden Future Group's retail business, the latter has said that the deal with Reliance Retail is in consonance with Indian laws.
2020-10-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
LG licenses ice-making tech for French-door refrigerators to Electrolux
Seoul, Oct 26 (IANS) LG Electronics said on Monday it has signed a patent licensing deal with Sweden-based home appliance maker Electrolux AB that covers ice-making technologies for French-door refrigerators.
2020-10-26
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
Telangana reports 582 new corona cases
Hyderabad, Oct 26 (IANS) Continuing its downward slide, Telangana on Monday reported 582 new coronavirus cases as authorities conducted fewer tests taking its total tally to 2,31,834.
2020-10-26
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Cuomo lays out 'micro-cluster' strategy against pandemic
New York, Oct 26 (IANS) New York state is managing its Covid-19 response with a more fine-tuned approach called "micro-cluster" strategy, using data and metrics to guide decisions, state Governor Andrew Cuomo wrote in an op-ed.
2020-10-26
Category: International, United States,Politics
Coal scam: Ex-Union Minister Dilip Ray sentenced to 3 years jail
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) A Special CBI court on Monday sentenced former Union Minister Dilip Ray to three-years imprisonment in a coal block allocation case. Ray was the Minister in the Atal Bihari Vajpayee government in 1999.
2020-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Bulgarian PM tests positive for Covid-19
Sofia, Oct 26 (IANS) Bulgarian Prime Minister Boiko Borisov announced that he has tested positive for the novel coronavirus, joining a handful of world leaders to be infected with the disease.
2020-10-26
Category: International, Bulgaria,Health/Medicine
Equity indices fall, RIL down 2% as Future buyout deal stalled
Mumbai, Oct 26 (IANS) The Indian stock market traded on a negative note on Monday with the BSE Sensex down over 100 points.
2020-10-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Man cuts off tongue in UP's Banda, offers it to Goddess
Banda (UP), Oct 26 (IANS) In a shocking incident, a 22-year-old man chopped off his tongue, as an offering to the Goddess at a temple at Bhati village in Baberu area in Banda district.
2020-10-26
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Religion
Faultless Morbidelli earns phenomenal MotorLand victory in Spain
Alcaniz (Spain), Oct 26 (IANS) Faultless Franco Morbidelli of (Petronas Yamaha SRT) didn't put a foot wrong to claim his second victory of the year at the Gran Premio Liqui Moly de Teruel.
2020-10-26
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Motorsports
UN envoy expects 'common ground' over Syrian political process
Damascus, Oct 26 (IANS) UN special envoy for Syria Geir Pedersen said he hopes that a common ground could be reached to help push forward the political process in the war-torn countr.
2020-10-26
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics
NYC Mayor warns police against political agenda while on duty
New York, Oct 26 (IANS) New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has warning that "any NYPD Officer pushing any political agenda while on duty will face consequences".
2020-10-26
Category: International, United States,Politics
NASA set to unveil 'exciting' Moon discovery
Washington, Oct 26 (IANS) If you are a science buff, get ready to get some exciting news about a mysterious Moon discovery from NASA on Monday.
2020-10-26
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
Now Left MLA's name surfaces in gold smuggling case
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 26 (IANS) In what could be another blow to the ruling Pinarayi Vijayan government, a report submitted by the Customs Department to the Centre, probing the gold smuggling case has named Left supported MLA, Karat Razak in the case, who has denied the charges.
2020-10-26
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Kid influencers promoting junk food on YouTube, parents helpless
New York, Oct 26 (IANS) The 'kid influencers -- children whose parents film them doing activities such as science experiments, playing with toys, or celebrating their birthdays -- are promoting junk food brands on YouTube and millions of parents have no choice but to turn their children to watch such videos, a new study has stressed.
2020-10-26
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
Stokes 1st batsman to score a ton in two successful IPL chases
Abu Dhabi, Oct 26 (IANS) England all-rounder Ben Stokes has become the first batsman in the Indian Premier League to score a century in two successful chases.
2020-10-26
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Humanitarian ceasefire in Nagorno-Karabakh to take effect on Monday
Washington, Oct 26 (IANS) The US State Department has announced that a humanitarian ceasefire will come into effect in the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region on Monday after Armenia and Azerbaijan agreed to the new Washington-brokered truce.
2020-10-26
Category: International, United States,Politics
Raghu Dixit: There is nothing I like about virtual concerts
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) Musician Raghu Dixit did virtual shows during lockdown, but says he is not a fan of such concerts. Still, he indulges in the new normal in order to stay connected with fans.
2020-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Google set to roll out dark mode on Chrome OS
San Francisco, Oct 26 (IANS) Chrome OS is reportedly getting a dark mode which has been in high demand for its benefits on eye strain and general readability.
2020-10-26
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
5 sadhus injured in accident in UP
Kannauj (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 26 (IANS) Five sadhus were injured, two of them seriously, when the vehicle they were travelling in met with an accident on Monday morning.
2020-10-26
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
US Senate advances nomination of Judge Barrett to SC
Washington, Oct 26 (IANS) The Republican-majority US Senate has voted to advance the nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett, President Donald Trump's replacement for late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, to the Supreme Court, while paving the way for a full confirmation ballot on Monday.
2020-10-26
Category: International, United States,Politics
India records lowest daily spike in Covid cases in over 3 months
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) With a fresh spike of 45,148 coronavirus infections and 480 deaths in 24 hours, India's tally on Monday stood at 79,09,959. In a respite, the country logged the lowest new cases since July.
2020-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
2020 lockdowns to drive new forms of automation: Report
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) The 'great lockdown of 2020 will make the drive for automation in 2021 both inevitable and irreversible and remote work, new digital muscles and pandemic constraints will create millions of pragmatic automations, according to a new report.
2020-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Ananya Birla alleges famed California restaurant 'threw' her family out
New York, Oct 26 (IANS) Pop star Ananya Birla has alleged that a celebrity chef's restaurant in California "threw" her and her family out.
2020-10-26
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Immigration/Law/Rights
Acting president, five others resign from CSA board
Johannesburg, Oct 26 (IANS) As many as six members of the Cricket South Africa (CSA) board have acceded to the request of the members' council and have stood down from their positions. The list included acting president Beresford Williams, who took over from Chris Nenzani in August, leaving CSA without a president for now.
2020-10-26
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
Spokesmen for Italian PM, Prez test Covid-19 positive
Rome, Oct 26 (IANS) The two spokesmen for Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte and President Sergio Mattarella have tested positive for the novel coronavirus, the same day when the country registered over 20,000 for the first time in just 24 hours.
2020-10-26
Category: International, Italy,Health/Medicine
AIMIM, Bhim Army file FIRs, alleging attacks
Bulandshahr (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 26 (IANS) The AIMIM and Bhim Army have registered FIRs regarding the alleged attack on them here.
2020-10-26
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
CSA president, five others resign from CSA board
Johannesburg, Oct 26 (IANS) As many as six members of the Cricket South Africa (CSA) board have acceded to the request of the members' council and have stood down from their positions. The list included acting president Beresford Williams, who took over from Chris Nenzani in August, leaving CSA without a president for now.
2020-10-26
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
Key Samsung shares surge as succession issue looms
Seoul, Oct 26 (IANS) Shares in Samsung Group's key affiliates traded higher on Monday on expectations that they may increase dividend payouts to help the late Samsung chief's scions secure funds to pay record high inheritance taxes.
2020-10-26
Category: International, South Korea,Business/Economy,Technology
Lucknow University gets 1st copyright with 'SLATE'
Lucknow, Oct 26 (IANS) The Lucknow University has received the first copyright and trademark of its in-house online learning portal 'SLATE, with an objective to monetise the innovation that was developed and introduced to provide "360-degree online classroom" to students confined to homes due to Covid-19 pandemic.
2020-10-26
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education
Facebook ready with internal tools to tackle chaos in US polls
San Francisco, Oct 26 (IANS) Fearing a chaos on its platforms around the US presidential election on November 3, Facebook is planning to apply internal tools it has used in 'at-risk' countries like Sri Lanka and Myanmar.
2020-10-26
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Police books advocate for hurting religious feelings in J&K
Jammu, Oct 26 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Police confirmed on Monday that they have booked an advocate for hurting the religious sentiments of a community.
2020-10-26
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Man killed by tiger in Dudhwa Reserve
Lakhimpur Kheri (UP), Oct 26 (IANS) A 32-year-old man, who was grazing cattle in a village adjoining the buffer forests of the Dudhwa Tiger Reserve (DTR), fell prey to the big cat.
2020-10-26
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
UP's Suman elated after PM Modi mention's her in 'Mann ki Baat'
Barabanki (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 26 (IANS) Suman Devi has not stopped smiling ever since Prime Minister Narendra Modi mentioned her name in his 'Mann ki Baat' programme.
2020-10-26
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
NY Governor questions White House pandemic response
New York, Oct 26 (IANS) New York state Governor Andrew Cuomo said that the Covid-19 crisis can be defeated, while questioning the White House's inaction as its Chief of Staff Mark Meadows said that the country is "not going to control the pandemic".
2020-10-26
Category: International, United States,Politics
IPL: Hardik Pandya takes a knee in support of 'BLM' movement
Abu Dhabi, Oct 26 (IANS) Mumbai Indians all-rounder Hardik Pandya became the first player in the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL) to take a knee in support of the 'Black Lives Matter' movement.
2020-10-26
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Microsoft begins journey to discontinue Internet Explorer
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) Microsoft has taken further steps to end the support for its Internet Explorer as it pushes users to install the revamped Chromium-based Edge browser.
2020-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
France reports new record high single-day Covid-19 cases
Paris, Oct 26 (IANS) France has registered a new record for the highest number of single-day Covid-19 cases, with a total of 52,010 people testing positive for the virus in a span of 24 hours, health authorities said.
2020-10-26
Category: International, France,Health/Medicine
IPL 2020: Orange Cap stays with KL, Rabada hold onto Purple
Dubai, Oct 26 (IANS) KL Rahul, Kings XI Punjab skipper, and Delhi Capitals pacer Kagiso Rabada continue to lead their respective batting and bowling charts following the completion of 45 matches in the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020.
2020-10-26
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Canadians urged to avoid large in-person gatherings
Ottawa, Oct 26 (IANS) Canada's Chief Public Health Officer Theresa Tam has urged all the residents of the country to avoid large gatherings amid the ongoing second coronavirus wave.
2020-10-26
Category: International, Canada,Politics
'You were winners then, you are winners now': CSK out of IPL playoffs race
Dubai, Oct 26 (IANS) Chennai Super Kings, three-time IPL champions, have become the first team to be eliminated from the playoffs race for the ongoing Indian Premier League being played in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
2020-10-26
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Pak's 1st ever metro train service begins commercial operation
Lahore, Oct 26 (IANS) Pakistan's first ever metro train service, the Orange Line, has started its commercial operation in Lahore.
2020-10-26
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Global Covid-19 cases nearing 43mn: Johns Hopkins
Washington, Oct 26 (IANS) The overall number of global coronavirus cases was nearing the 43 million mark, while the deaths have increased to more than 1,152,770, according to the Johns Hopkins University.
2020-10-26
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Jim Sarbh: Don't think we give credit to all pieces that go into a film
Mumbai, Oct 26 (IANS) Actor Jim Sarbh says not much credit is given to all the pieces that go into making a film.
2020-10-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Agra records 142 Covid deaths, recovery rate goes up to 91.95%
Agra, Oct 26 (IANS) While the number of fatalities from Covid-19 has gone up alarmingly to 142 in the Taj city, the recovery rate continues to show an encouraging trend. In the last four days, there have been four deaths, but the number of patients discharged so far after recovery has gone up to 6,450.
2020-10-26
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
41 AMU students selected as Unani Medical Officers
Agra, Oct 26 (IANS) The growing interest in alternative therapies and methods of treatment have opened new avenues of employment and offered people a new ray of hope in the current dismal health scenario in the world.
2020-10-26
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education,Human Interest/Society
Bhim Army chief claims attack on convoy, police deny
Bulandshahr (UP), Oct 26 (IANS) Bhim Army chief Chandra Shekhar was allegedly attacked, late on Sunday night, when he was returning after addressing a rally in Bulandshahr district.
2020-10-26
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Australia's Victoria sees first day without a case since June
Melbourne, Oct 26 (IANS) Victoria state in Australia has recorded no new Covid-19 cases for the first time since Melbourne, the state capital, went into lockdown over 110 days ago.
2020-10-26
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
Pence stays campaigning despite aide's Covid-19 diagnosis
Washington, Oct 26 (IANS) US Vice-President Mike Pence plans to maintain a busy election campaign schedule despite being exposed to a senior aide who has tested positive for Covid-19, his spokesman says.
2020-10-26
Category: International, United States,Politics
Spain imposes night-time curfew to curb Covid infections
Madrid, Oct 26 (IANS) Spain has declared a national state of emergency and imposed a night-time curfew in an effort to help control a new spike in Covid-19 infections.
2020-10-26
Category: International, Spain,Health/Medicine
Polish city Wrocklaw names square after Big B's father Harivansh Rai Bachchan
Mumbai, Oct 26 (IANS) The City Council of Wroclaw, Poland, has named a square after Amitabh Bachchans father Harivansh Rai Bachchan, as a tribute to the late poet. The Bollywood icon shared the news on his verified Instagram account.
2020-10-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Would have been nice to get this form earlier, says Stokes
Abu Dhabi, Oct 25 (IANS) Ben Stokes roared back to form on Sunday with an unbeaten 107 that helped Rajasthan Royals (RR) race to an eight-wicket win over Mumbai Indians (MI) at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium. The win provides a filip to RR's floundering chances of making it to the playoffs, which still depends upon the results of other matches.
2020-10-25
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Stokes, Samson power Rajasthan to big 8-wkt win over Mumbai (Ld)
Abu Dhabi, Oct 25 (IANS/GloFans) Ben Stokes (107 not out) and Sanju Samson (54 not out) made a mockery of a target of 196 Mumbai Indians (MI) had set for Rajasthan Royals (RR) as they helped overhaul it with eight wickets and nearly two overs to spare in an Indian Premier League (IPL) match here on Sunday.
2020-10-25
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
That's what we are crying for, says Smith after Stokes-Samson show
Abu Dhabi, Oct 25 (IANS) Rajasthan Royals (RR) captain Steve Smith said that the manner in which they beat Mumbai Indians on Sunday at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium was exactly what they have been looking for this season. RR, whose chances of making it to the playoffs are hanging by a thread, stunned league leaders MI by chasing down a target of 196 with eight wickets and two overs to spare.
2020-10-25
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
JUH approaches SC against new Assam NRC coordinator order
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Jamiat Ulama-i-Hind has alleged that a new game to exclude Muslims from NRC in Assam has begun and has approached the Supreme Court against the controversial notification of a new state coordinator, Hitesh Dev Sarma, on Sunday.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Future-RRVL deal stalled; RRVL says 'intend to enforce rights & complete transaction' (Ld)
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) E-commerce major Amazon has got a favourable ruling in Singapore regarding the Reliance Retail's buyout of the debt-laden Future Group as the deal has been temporarily stalled.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Indian fast men on fire: Tyagi, Arshdeep, Nagarkotti, Saini
Abu Dhabi, Oct 25 (IANS) Rajasthan Royals' teenaged wiry pacer Kartik Tyagi cranked up the speeds in his early spell against the Mumbai Indians in an Indian Premier League match on Sunday, with his fastest ball being timed 147.9kmph.
2020-10-25
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Stokes, Samson roar back to form as RR beat MI by 8 wickets
Abu Dhabi, Oct 25 (IANS) Ben Stokes and Sanju Samson made a mockery of a target of 196 set for them by the Mumbai Indians (MI) by helping Rajasthan Royals (RR) chase down with eight wickets and nearly two overs to spare. Stokes remained unbeaten on 107, thus scoring his second Indian Premier League (IPL) century and his highest score in T20s yet, while Samson was unbeaten on 54 as they ended their innings on 196/2 in reply to MI's 195/5.
2020-10-25
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Quakes hit Manipur, Sikkim; no damage reported
Imphal/Gangtok, Oct 25 (IANS) Moderate earthquakes measuring 3.2 and 3.6 on the Richter scales hit Manipur and Sikkim respectively on Sunday, officials said.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Manipur,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Covid-19 eases grip, Mumbai records half of Maha's fatalities
Mumbai, Oct 25 (IANS) Maharashtra's Covid-19 situation remined positive with falling deaths and cases, though the Mumbai Metropolitan Region recorded half the state's fatalities, health officials said here on Sunday.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Centre to seek Parliament's nod for additional Rs 37k cr infra push
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Centre will seek the Parliament's approval for additional spending of Rs 37,000 crore on infrastructure development in the second batch of supplementary demands for grant.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Covid cases cross 8-lakh mark in Karnataka, 10k recover
Bengaluru, Oct 25 (IANS) With 4,439 new cases in a day, Covid tally in Karnataka crossed 8-lakh (8,02,817), including 81,050 active cases, while 10,106 were discharged, taking recoveries to 7,10,843 till date.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Kings XI, Champions XI score wins in Andhra T20
Anantapur, Oct 25 (IANS) CR Gnaneswar's 61-ball 98 helped Kings XI beat Warriors XI by 126 in an Andhra T20 tournament match here on Sunday.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Sports,Cricket
Poor air quality on Sunday evening in Delhi
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Air quality in Delhi was reported unhealthy on Sunday at about 8 pm after Vijay Dashmi celebrations.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
I was waiting for this, says Pandya after 21-ball 60
Abu Dhabi, Oct 25 (IANS) Hardik Pandya was at his explosive best on Sunday as he smashed 60 off 21 balls against the Rajasthan Royals (RR). It is his highest score thus far in the ongoing season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) and with that, he propelled Mumbai Indians to a total of 195/5. He hit as many as seven sixes at the Sheikh Zayed stadium, which has proven to be a difficult ground for batsmen to clear.
2020-10-25
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
BJP targets Congress via Jamat-e-Islami, drags in RJD
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) The BJP on Sunday targeted the Congress through Jamat-e-Islami. It alleged that the organisation created a welfare party to "help" Congress.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Spanish PM announces state of alarm to curb Covid-19
Madrid, Oct 25 (IANS) Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez on Sunday announced a state of alarm in an attempt to restrict the spread of coronavirus, days after Spain became the first European Union state to pass the grim one-million-case mark.
2020-10-25
Category: International, Spain,Health/Medicine,Politics
Africa's Covid-19 cases cross 1.7 mn
Pretoria, Oct 25 (IANS) The number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in the African continent has reached 1,707,741, the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) said on Sunday.
2020-10-25
Category: International, South Africa,Health/Medicine,Politics
Italy tightens anti-Covid curbs after rise in cases
Rome, Oct 25 (IANS) Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte on Sunday announced new measures to contain the coronavirus pandemic.
2020-10-25
Category: International, Italy,Health/Medicine,Politics
Favourable orders for Amazaon, arbitration court stalls Future-RIL deal
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) E-commerce major Amazon has got a favourable ruling in Singapore regarding the Reliance Retail's buyout of the debt-laden Future Group as the deal has been temporarily stalled.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Mysuru readies for subdued Dasara finale amid Covid
Mysuru, Oct 25 (IANS) The world-famous victory procession of caparisoned elephants (jamboo savari) to mark triumph of good over evil would be held in the royal Amba Vilas palace arena on Monday on the 10th day of the Dasara festival under the Covid-induced guidelines, an official said on Sunday.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Religion
Pandya's 21-ball carnage takes MI to 195/5
Abu Dhabi, Oct 25 (IANS) Hardik Pandya on Sunday smashed a whopping seven sixes and two fours on his way to 60 off 21 balls to propel Mumbai Indians to 195/5 against Rajasthan Royals at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium. Pandya's carnage meant that MI, who had been reeled in by RR after a good start, milked 79 runs of the last five overs.
2020-10-25
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
If GST has failed, revert to the old tax system: Thackeray (Ld)
Mumbai, Oct 25 (IANS) In a significant statement, Shiv Sena President and Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Sunday said that if the system of GST has failed, then the Centre should honestly admit it and revert to the old system of taxation in the country.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
History sheeter gets bail after complainant's credibility questioned
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) The Delhi High Court has granted bail to a history sheeter after it was claimed that the complaint filed against him was by a person who is allegedly habitual of filing frivolous complaints in order to extort money on the pretext of settlement.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
BCCI announce IPL playoff schedule, Dubai to host final
Dubai, Oct 25 (IANS) Dubai will host the final of the 2020 season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) as the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Sunday announced the schedule for the playoffs and the title clash.
2020-10-25
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Gaikwad overcomes quarantine, poor form blues
Dubai, Oct 25 (IANS) Ahead of the ongoing season of the Indian Premier League (IPL), batsman Ruturaj Gaikwad was one of a dozen players and staff members at Chennai Super Kings (CSK) to test positive for Covid-19. The batsman had to miss a few early games having had to quarantine himself for more period than others.
2020-10-25
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Gurugram: One member of inter-state gang of robbers nabbed
Gurugram, Oct 25 (IANS) The Gurugram police claimed to have nabbed a member of an inter-state gang from Jaipur, involved in a dozen of robberies across the country.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Ex-Assam CM recovers from Covid, discharged from hospital after 60 days
Guwahati, Oct 25 (IANS) Former Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi (85) was discharged from the hostpital after more than 60 days on Sunday after he recovered from the Covid-19 infection, Assam Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Assam,National,Health/Medicine
CSK hammers RCB by eight wickets
Dubai, Oct 25 (IANS/GloFans) After completing a hat-trick of defeats, Chennai Super Kings (CSK) finally tasted victory as they hammered Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) by eight wickets here on Sunday.
2020-10-25
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket,Other Sports
CSK finally play overseas spinners, earn reward
Dubai, Oct 25 (IANS) Chennai Super Kings (CSK) featured their international overseas spinners together for the first time in this Indian Premier League season and it paid rich dividends as both Mitchell Santner and Imran Tahir conceded just 53 runs in their eight overs together.
2020-10-25
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Over 1700 challans issued on Dussehra for violating Covid norms
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) The Delhi Police issued over 1,793 challans on Sunday on the occasion of Dussehra for violation of COVID-19 norms, officials said.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
IndiGo bars 9 journos for 15 days for 'unruly behaviour'
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) IndiGo has banned nine journalists for 15 days for alleged unruly behaviour on a flight with Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut onboard.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
If GST has failed, revert to old tax system: Thackeray
Mumbai, Oct 25 (IANS) In a major political statement, Shiv Sena President and Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Sunday said that if the system of GST has failed, then the Centre should honestly admit it and revert to the old system of taxation in the country.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Portuguese GP: Hamilton goes past Schumacher's record with 92nd win
Algarve (Portugal), Oct 25 (IANS) Lewis Hamilton on Sunday surpassed Formula 1 legend Michael Schumacher for most race wins in the sport by taking the top spot at the Portuguese Grand Prix and taking his 92nd victory. Hamilton, who started at the 97th pole of his career, fought back after losing his lead in the early part of the race at the Algarve International Circuit before putting his Mercedes well clear on front to take his record win.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Portugal,Sports,Motorsports
RCB's green jersey woes continue with defeat to CSK
Dubai, Oct 25 (IANS) Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) sported their green jersey for the first time this season on Sunday against Chennai Super Kings (CSK). RCB, who have struggled to compete over the last three seasons, have had a better year this time with a spot in the playoffs all but confirmed for themselves.
2020-10-25
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Domestic airlines to fly 12,983 flights per week this winter
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) The Directorate General of Civil Aviation has approved 12,983 domestic flights for the winter schedule, 44 per cent lower than the number of domestic weekly flights during the last winter schedule.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
This was one of the perfect games: Dhoni
Dubai, Oct 25 (IANS) Chennai Super Kings' (CSK) eight-wicket win over Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) on Sunday was one of the "perfect games" for them with regards to execution in all departments, according to CSK skipper MS Dhoni.
2020-10-25
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Nehru responsible for J&K's delayed accession: Jitendra Singh
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Union Minister Jitendra Singh on Sunday accused India's first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru of delaying accession of the region and said that the process is now final and complete.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
We let the batsmen dictate, says RCB skipper Kohli
Dubai, Oct 25 (IANS) Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) could have done better while defending 145 against Chennai Super Kings (CSK), according to captain Virat Kohli. Kohli said that, unlike the CSK bowlers, RCB let the opposition batsmen dictate the innings which ultimately led to them losing the game by eight wickets.
2020-10-25
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
TN agriculture minister tests positive for Covid-19, in ventilator support
Chennai, Oct 25 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Agriculture Minister R. Doraikkannu, 72, a Covid-19 patient is on ECMO and ventilator support, said a senior official of Kauvery Hospital on Sunday.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Dussehra in the shadow of Covid, air pollution
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) 'Dussehraa', the penultimate day of Navratri when Ravan is set on fire, is being prepared in the national capital with smaller Ravans, controlled crowd and a lesser fervor this time. Some have even called off the event this time, given the Covid-19 situation and the rising air quality woes.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
21 more die of Covid-19 in Andhra, toll at 6,587
Amaravati, Oct 25 (IANS) As many as 21 more people have succumbed to the coronavirus in Andhra Pradesh which reported a spike of 2,997 fresh cases taking the infection count to 8,07,023 and death toll to 6,587, health officials said on Sunday.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Telangana youth commits suicide at lover's 'samadhi'
Hyderabad, Oct 25 (IANS) In yet another case of lovelorn tragedy, a 24-year-old boy in Telangana's Jayashankar Bhupalapally district committed suicide on Sunday following the death of his lady love.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Decomposed body of girl found in Delhi
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) The decomposed body of a girl, around 17 years of age, was found at a room in Delhi's Nand Nagri area on Sunday, police said.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Dengue under control just like last year: Delhi CM
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday said that mosquito-borne viral disease Dengue is "under control" in the national capital like previous year.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Bigg Boss 14: Salman Khan introduces 3 freshers
Mumbai, Oct 25 (IANS) Superstar Salman Khan, who is hosting Bigg Boss, has introduced wild card contestants -- actors Kavita Kaushik, Naina Singh and Shardul Pandit.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
2 remote villages on Myanmar border get tap water under JJM
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Once totally insurgent infested, two villages situated on India-Myanmar border in northeastern state of Manipur have now got regular water supply under Central government's Jal Jeevan Mission (JJM) project.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Recoveries outnumber fresh Covid cases in J&K
Srinagar, Oct 25 (IANS) Recoveries outnumbered the fresh Covid-19 cases in Jammu & Kashmir on Sunday as 639 patients recovered from the deadly virus while 532 new cases were reported.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
BJP resorting to hooliganism to suppress doctor's protest: AAP
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Sunday launched a scathing attack on Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) led MCD for "resorting to hooliganism to suppress the voices of the protesting doctors and nurses" demanding their pending salaries.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
'Digitisation utmost requirement for Indian logistics sector'
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) As the Indian logistics sector returns to normal operations after being severely impacted by the pandemic and the lockdowns, sector players feel that digitisation is the need of the hour for the segment.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
MI win toss, choose to bat against RR
Abu Dhabi, Oct 25 (IANS) Mumbai Indians (MI) on Sunday won the toss and chose to bat against at Rajasthan Royals (RR) at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium. Kieron Pollard remains captain of the top ranked MI as they look to consolidate their lead.
2020-10-25
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
RBI Guv tests positive of COVID-19, to work from isolation
Mumbai, Oct 25 (IANS) Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Shaktikanta Das on Sunday said that he has tested positive of novel coronavirus infection.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
India should diversify its export portfolio: PHD Chamber's report
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Indian should diversify its portfolio of exports both in terms of products and countries, according to a report by PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Man mowed down by cluster bus in Delhi
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) A 40-year-old man died when a speeding cluster bus ran over him after ramming his motorcycle from behind in north east Delhis Seelampur area, police said on Sunday.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Gaikwad bats through as CSK beat RCB by eight wickets
Dubai, Oct 25 (IANS) Opener Ruturaj Gaikwad anchored the Chennai Super Kings (CSK) innings as a clinical performance from them, a rareity this season, and helped them to an eight-wicket win over Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) at the Dubai International Stadium. CSK have thus kept their record of not being beaten by RCB twice in an Indian Premier League (IPL) season intact as they recorded just their fourth win of the season.
2020-10-25
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Paddy procurement gained 23% increase over last year's purchase
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Paddy procurement for Kharif crops this year so far has gained "good momentum" in nine procuring states and Union Territories (UTs), said an Agriculture Ministry data.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Disha Patani finds putting eyeline 'not easy'
Mumbai, Oct 25 (IANS) Bollywood actress and a fitness enthusiast Disha Patani says putting eyeliner not easy.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Herpes infection may impair human brain development: Study
Beijing, Oct 25 (IANS) Three cell-based models shed light on how herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1) infection, which can spread to the fetal brain during pregnancy, may contribute to various neurodevelopmental disabilities and long-term neurological problems into adulthood, say researchers.
2020-10-25
Category: International, China,Health/Medicine
Himachal to set up 100 Swachhata Cafes
Shimla, Oct 25 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government will set up 100 Swachhata Cafes with an estimated cost of Rs 10 crore by 2023 and each cafe will be free from the use of single-use plastic, Rural Development and Panchayati Raj Minister Virender Kanwar said on Sunday.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Politics
KXIP, KKR face each other, crucial match for top 4 spot (IPL Match Preview 45)
Sharjah, Oct 25 (IANS/GloFans) With four consecutive victories, Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) have stunned everyone and the KL Rahul-led lineup will aim to keep the juggernaut rolling when they face Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in the 46th fixture of the Indian Premier League (IPL) here on Monday.
2020-10-25
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
DHFL COC to meet on Monday to consider bids
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) The DHFL Committee of Creditors (COC) stares at a 70 per cent haircut in the meeting on Monday as lenders to lose a whopping Rs 68,000 crore against the total admitted liabilities of Rs 95,000 crore.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Ashok Beniwal on his struggles despite being a senior actor
Mumbai, Oct 25 (IANS) Mirzapur actor Ashok Beniwal has opened up about his struggles in showbiz.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Dulquer Salmaan flaunts his bearded look
Mumbai, Oct 25 (IANS) Malayalam actor Dulquer Salmaan on Sunday treated his fans with his bearded look on social media.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Starlink project takes Musk's SpaceX valuation to $100 billion
San Francisco, Oct 25 (IANS) Driven by its ambitious Starlink project, Elon Musk-run SpaceX has received a &100 billion valuation by US-based investment bank Morgan Stanley -- from $52 billion just three months ago.
2020-10-25
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Live audience gives sense of confidence: Athiya Shetty (Ld)
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANSlife) Bollywood actress Athiya Shetty, who walked the virtual ramp at the digital version of the Lakme Fashion Week, says live audiences give "sense of confidence" to the one on the runway which was lacking in this new format.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Mysuru prince worships armoury, royal treasures on Dasara
Mysuru, Oct 25 (IANS) Marking the ninth day (Navami) of Dasara, Mysuru's tutular head Yaduveer Krishnadatta Chamaraja Wodiyar on Sunday worshipped the vintage armoury and treasures of the royal family in the Amba Vilas palace amid chanting of Vedic hymns and Covid-induced restrictions.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Religion
7 Punjabi Canadians win British Columbia provincial polls
Chandigarh, Oct 25 (IANS) Seven Punjab-origin Canadians won the British Columbia provincial elections whose results were declared late Saturday, media reports said.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Punjab,National
Live audience gives sense of confidence: Athiya Shetty
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANSlife) Bollywood actress Athiya Shetty, who walked the virtual ramp at the digital version of the Lakme Fashion Week, says live audiences give "sense of confidence" to the one on the runway which was lacking in this new format.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
'BJP emerging as a strong force in Andhra Pradesh'
Vijayawada, Oct 25 (IANS) Union Minister of State for Home G.Kishan Reddy on Sunday said that BJP has been emerging as a strong force in Andhra Pradesh.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Central team to visit Andhra for flood damage assessment
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) A central inter-ministerial team will visit Andhra Pradesh later this month to assess the damage to crops and property due to devastating floods in the state.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Helly Shah shows 'self love' through fashion
Mumbai, Oct 25 (IANS) Telly star Helly Shah has taken up a fashion project, which is all about self love.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Malaika Arora is 'comfortable' in her skin
Mumbai, Oct 25 (IANS) Dancing diva Malaika Arora has stressed on self-love in her latest post on social media. She says she is comfortable in her skin.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Tiger Shroff to release acoustic version of his track 'Unbelievable'
Mumbai, Oct 25 (IANS) Actor Tiger Shroff is bringing an acoustic version of his track Unbelievable for his fans.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
AI to predict acute kidney injury in Covid-19 patients
Washington, Oct 25 (IANS) A new artificial-intelligence-based algorithm may help clinicians predict which patients with Covid-19 face a high risk of developing acute kidney injury (AKI) requiring dialysis, say researchers.
2020-10-25
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Tiger Shroff to release acoustic version of his track 'Unbelievable'
Mumbai, Oct 25 (IANS) Actor Tiger Shroff is bringing an acoustic version of his track Unbelievable for his fans.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Indian Army to hold 4-day Commanders' Conference from Monday
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Amid border stand-off with China, Indian Army will hold a four-day commanders' conference starting from Monday where all strategic and human resources will be deliberated upon.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
NCB nabs TV actress Preetika, peddler for possessing marijuana
Mumbai, Oct 25 (IANS) The Narcotics Control Bureau has arrested television actress Preetika Chauhan and drug peddler Faisal on charges of possession of drugs, an official said here on Sunday.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Cinema/Showbiz,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Kohli becomes third Indian to hit 200 sixes in IPL
Dubai, Oct 25 (IANS) Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) skipper Virat Kohli on Sunday became the fifth batsman and third Indian to hit 200 sixes in the Indian Premier League. Kohli hit one six and a four in his 43-ball 50 against Chennai Super Kings (CSK) at the Dubai International Stadium.
2020-10-25
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Padikkal's technique similar to that of Hayden: Morris
Dubai, Oct 25 (IANS) Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) opener Devdutt Padikkal's technique is similar to that of Australia great Matthew Hayden, according to Padikkal's RCB team mate Chris Morris.
2020-10-25
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Second Innings: Harish Salve to get married to London-based artiste
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) The year 2020, has been blissful for one of the top legal eagles in the country. Senior advocate Harish Salve, who was Indias former Solicitor General, became Queens C ounsel (QC) in England and Wales in January, a title which is recognized all over the world, and also recently revealed his wedding plans to a London-based artist, slated next week.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,National
CSK restrict RCB to 145/6 with 4 wickets in last three overs
Dubai, Oct 25 (IANS) Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) were restricted to 145/6 on Sunday by the Chennai Super Kings (CSK) at the Dubai International Stadium. CSK conceded just 20 runs and took four wickets in the last three overs of the innings after RCB looked set for a big total during captain Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers' 82-run stand for the third wicket.
2020-10-25
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Yes Bank scales up Covid-related provisioning to Rs 1,918 Cr in Q2FY21
Mumbai, Oct 25 (IANS) Yes Bank has increased its covid-related provisioning to Rs 1,918 crore in the July-September quarter.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
UP BJP councillor booked for land grabbing
Hathras, Oct 25 (IANS) A BJP councillor, who was recently honoured by the Uttar Pradesh police under the state government's Mission Shakti programme at the Hathras police station, has now been accused of land grabbing.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
5-yr-old raped by teenager in Uttar Pradesh
Fatehpur (UP), Oct 25 (IANS) A five-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a teenage boy in a village in the Khaga area of Fatehpur district.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Rajnath inaugurates alternate alignment on NH-310 in Sikkim
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday dedicated to the nation a 19.85-km alternate road alignment on the National Highway-310 in Sikkim, which serves as an important link to bolster defence preparedness in the Nathu La Sector.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Politics
'Indian women diagnosed with more aggressive breast cancer very early'
New York, Oct 25 (IANS) In a major US study, researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have found that Indian and Pakistani women are diagnosed with breast cancer, including more aggressive forms of the disease, at a younger age.
2020-10-25
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Assam minister rejects proposal to set up museum for Muslims
Guwahati, Oct 25 (IANS) The Education and Finance Minister of Assam, Himanta Biswa Sarma, on Sunday rejected the Congress proposal to set up a museum for the Muslims living in Char anchal (riverine area) of the state at the famous Srimanta Sankaradeva Kalakshetra in Guwahati.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics
IIT-H researcher develops nanofibrous bags for seed storage
Hyderabad, Oct 25 (IANS) A researcher from the Indian Institute of Technology, Hyderabad (IIT-H) has developed encapsulated electrospun polyurethane (PU) nanofibrous bags to prevent seed storage losses.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Education
UP city Varanasi wows global clientele with its glass beads
Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 25 (IANS) Famous for its Banarasi sarees and wooden toys, the city of Varanasi is now wooing a global clientele with its famous glass beads.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Babul Supriyo unveils festive song 'Tera shukr shukr'
Mumbai, Oct 25 (IANS) Singer Babul Supriyo on the occasion of Dussehra on Sunday unveiled a song that signifies love, faith and devotion.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Sonia appeals people to be cautious about covid, attacks Centre
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Sunday extended greetings to the nation on the occasion of Vijayadashmi. In her message, she said the nine-day puja festival is a symbol of victory over injustice and ego.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Akhil, Pooja's 'Most Eligible Bachelor' teaser promises complete entertainment
Hyderabad, Oct 25 (IANS) Actors Akhil Akkineni and Pooja Hegde unveiled the teaser of their upcoming film Most Eligible Bachelor on Dussehra. The film is scheduled to be released on Sankranti 2021.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Southern Cinema
Kapil Dev discharged from hospital after angioplasty
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) India's first World Cup-winning cricket captain Kapil Dev was on Sunday discharged from the hospital after undergoing a successful angioplasty.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
New model to predict which patients may develop heartbeat irregularities
Washington, Oct 25 (IANS) A new model that uses machine learning, which is a type of artificial intelligence, may help predict which patients with kidney disease are at especially high risk of developing heartbeat irregularities.
2020-10-25
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Telugu states celebrate Dussehra on a subdued note
Hyderabad/Vijayawada, Oct 25 (IANS) Dussehra was celebrated across Telangana and Andhra Pradesh on Sunday with devotion but on a subdued note due to COVID-19 pandemic.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
India triggers its own narrative on raiders in Kashmir
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) On the sidelines of a symposium, the exhibition depicted The Treaty of Lahore, The Treaty of Amritsar, The Popular Will of 1947, Economic Blockade of Kashmir, 1947 -- Towards Accession, The Invaders Backed by Pakistan, Pakistani Militia Leaders, Plunder in Muzaffarabad and Baramulla, The Church Attack, Maqbool Sherwani -- The Hero of Baramulla, Instrument of Accession, Key Dates, The Gilgit Game and Peoples Militia. A publication on 'Memories of 22 October 1947 was also launched on the occasion.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Mumbai City FC complete loan move for midfielder Hernan Santana
Mumbai, Oct 25 (IANS) Mumbai City FC on Sunday announced the signing of midfielder Hernan Santana ahead of the 2020-21 season of the Indian Super League (ISL). The 30-year old Spaniard has joined the Islanders on a season-long loan from Spanish second division side Real Sporting de Gijon.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Football
BSE Sensex retraces January levels
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) The BSE Sensex has retraced the levels of January-end in October after plunging in March due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
8 Indo-Canadians elected MLAs in British Columbia polls
Vancouver, Oct 25 (IANS) Eight Indo-Canadians were elected to the 87-member Assembly of Canada's British Columbia province.
2020-10-25
Category: International, Canada,Diaspora
FII's inflows to help market register gains (Market Watch)
Markets continued to gain ground during the week gone by with gains registered on four of the five trading days. BSESENSEX gained 702.52 points or 1.76% to close at 40,685.50 points while NIFTY gained 167.90 points or 1.43% to close at 11,930.35 points. The broader market saw BSE100, BSE200 and BSE500 gain 1.51%, 1.58% and 1.64% respectively. BSEMIDCAP was up 2.43% while BSESMALLCAP was up 2.56%. The breadth of the market increasing as is apparent from the gains in midcap and Smallcap are the redeeming feature.
2020-10-25
Category: India, New Delhi,Business/Economy,Opinion/Commentary
Sydney Thunder players to take a knee throughout WBBL 6
Sydney, Oct 25 (IANS) Sydney Thunder's players will be taking a knee in support of a global stance against racism at all games of the Women's Big Bash League (WBBL) which started on Sunday.
2020-10-25
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
It's like 2030 arrived in 2020: Cyril Shroff on CAM's dynamic working policy (IANS EXCLUSIVE)
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) In a probable first for the legal industry and professional services industry, Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas (CAM), Indias leading law firm has announced the adoption of a permanent dynamic working policy which allows employees to work in a combination of onsite (WFO), and offsite, work from home (WFH) and work from anywhere (WFA).
2020-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Risk of Swine flu in MP amid season change & pandemic
Bhopal, Oct 25 (IANS) The risk of swine flu has increased in Madhya Pradesh with change in weather amid the ongoing corona pandemic. The state Health Department has issued guidelines to its officials to deal with the possible threat of swine flu and asked for immediate measures to tackle any eventuality.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Five women of family killed in house collapse in Telangana
Hyderabad, Oct 25 (IANS) Five women of a family were killed and two others injured when the roof of a house collapsed in Telangana's Wanaparthy district early on Sunday, police said.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Thinnest crowd, sans guest: Covid hurts RSS' biggest event
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) The foundation day of BJP's ideological mentor, thee RSS on this Vijaya Dashami has been unique.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
18 arrested in London anti-lockdown protest
London, Oct 25 (IANS) At least 18 people were arrested at a protest in London which was staged against the UK government's cornavirus-induced lockdown restrictions, the media reported.
2020-10-25
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Goa infrastructure development not only for coal movement: CM
Panaji, Oct 25 (IANS) In the wake of ongoing statewide protests against three major infrastructure projects in Goa, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Sunday said the infrastructure was getting developed not only to facilitate movement of coal but also to benefit other businesses.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Goa,National,Business/Economy,Politics
Cong MLA in MP resigns from Assembly, joins BJP
Bhopal, Oct 25 (IANS) With just a few days left for the Madhya Pradesh Assembly bypolls, Congress MLA Rahul Lodhi from Damoh on Sunday resigned from his Assembly membership and joined the BJP.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
Man under interrogation jumps to death, ASI suspended
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) A 48-year-old man, who was being questioning in a theft case at a Delhi police station, allegedly jumped to his death from the first floor of the police building while the interrogation was still underway.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Trump campaigns in 3 battleground states
Washington, Oct 25 (IANS) With just 10 days left for the November 3 election, US President Donald Trump held back-to-back campaign rallies in the three battleground states of North Carolina, Ohio and Wisconsin.
2020-10-25
Category: International, United States,Politics
Navaratri Gifting
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANSlife) The onset of festive season sets in place an atmosphere bustling with joy, togetherness, lights and of course, gifts. It is undoubtedly the most anticipated season on the Indian calendar. Here are some Navaratri and Dusshera gifts curated for you in case you feel like some last minute shopping :
2020-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
IPL match 44: RCB opt to bat against CSK
Dubai, Oct 25 (IANS) Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) skipper Virat Kohli on Sunday won the toss and elected to bat against Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in the 44th Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 match at the Dubai International Stadium.
2020-10-25
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Modi to interact with PM SVANidhi beneficiaries in UP on Oct 27
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi will interact with the beneficiaries of PM SVANidhi Scheme from Uttar Pradesh on October 27, the Prime Ministers Office said in a statement.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Politics
Karnataka to soon decide on free Covid vax: Minister
Bengaluru, Oct 25 (IANS) The BJP-ruled Karnataka government would soon decide on providing a free vaccine to treat Coronavirus when available, Deputy Chief Minister C.N. Ashwath Narayan said on Sunday.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Punjab CM lays foundation stone of sports varsity in Patiala
Patiala, Oct 25 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Sunday laid the foundation stone of the state's first dedicated sports university along with various developmental projects in his hometown Patiala.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics,Sports
Kanye West says he's a 'great leader'
Los Angeles, Oct 25 (IANS) Rapper Kanye West believes in world peace, and says he is a great leader.
2020-10-25
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz
In MP bypolls, 18% nominees face criminal cases: ADR
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) A total of 18 per cent of the candidates in fray for the November 3 by-elections in 28 Assembly segments in Madhya Pradesh have criminal cases pending against them, with 11% declaring cases of very serious nature, the Madhya Pradesh Election Watch and Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) said.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Obama slams Trump over Covid-19 pandemic response
Miami, Oct 25 (IANS) While hitting the campaign trial for Democratic president nominee Joe Biden, former US President Barack Obama slammed his successor Donald Trump's response to the Covid-19 pandemic in the country, which is currently the worst-hit with the world's highest number of confirmed cases and deaths.
2020-10-25
Category: International, United States,Politics
How a break from cricket helped Chakravarthy develop 'mystery' spin
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) A couple of years off cricket helped Varun Chakravarthy refresh his bowling, develop mystery spin variety and return to the sport with a bang, the Kolkata Knight Riders spinner's former captain at the Tamil Nadu Premier League (TNPL) Rohit Damodaran has said.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Rapper Offset detained by police
Los Angeles, Oct 25 (IANS) Rapper Offset was briefly detained by police officers during his Instagram Live.
2020-10-25
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Hollywood
Study reveals new mechanism that causes Alzheimer's disease
Tokyo, Oct 25 (IANS) Japanese researchers have discovered a new mechanism by which clumps of tau protein -- found in brain cells -- are created in the brain, killing brain cells and causing Alzheimer's disease.
2020-10-25
Category: International, Japan,Science/Tech,Health/Medicine
Robert Pattinson celebrates 'real-life heroes'
London, Oct 25 (IANS) Actor Robert Pattinson, who is currently shooting the superhero film The Batman in London, took out time to celebrate Covid-19 heroes.
2020-10-25
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Minimum transactions per staff suggested under LTC cash voucher scheme
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) The Department of Expenditure has suggested the Central government employees keep the number of transactions per employee limited to a minimum extent under LTC cash voucher scheme to avoid any difficulty or delay.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Nora Fatehi talks about struggles of a dancer
Mumbai, Oct 25 (IANS) Actress-dancer Nora Fatehi says dance is a valuable form of art, and wants people to celebrate it more.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Mathura's Banke Bihari temple reopens
Mathura (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 25 (IANS) The famous Banke Bihari temple in Mathura reopened for devotees on Sunday adhering to all Covid-19 guidelines and maintaining social distancing.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Religion
Rasika gives 'Mirzapur' twist to 'Rasode main kaun tha' meme
Mumbai, Oct 25 (IANS) Actress Rasika Dugal has given a quirky Mirzapur twist to the viral question "Rasode mein kaun tha?"
2020-10-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Suhana Khan looks stunning in olive bodycon dress
Mumbai, Oct 25 (IANS) Suhana Khan, daughter of Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan, looked stunning in a beautiful olive bodycon dress she wore for a night out.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Actress Taranjit Kaur: Male gaze defines female characters in films
Mumbai, Oct 25 (IANS) Actress Taranjit Kaur is set to come up with the women-centric film, Love Sex Soprano. She wants to change the face of the cinema which has narratives mainly running from a man's perspective.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Saraswat Brahmins want ban on burning of Ravan's effigies
Mathura (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 25 (IANS) The Saraswat Brahmin community in Mathura has sought a ban on the practice of burning effigies of Ravan, year after year.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Religion
Rashford inspires Leeds Utd players to donate towards free school meals
London, Oct 25 (IANS) Players of Premier League club Leeds United have thrown their support behind the 'End Child Food Poverty' initiative by donating 25,000 pounds to support as many struggling children and families as possible in UK.
2020-10-25
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Bill to promote coastal shipping in Parliament soon: Mandaviya
Panaji, Oct 25 (IANS) A coastal shipping Bill, which is expected to be tabled in Parliament, will see an increase in the demand for manufacturing of inland vessels, Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Mansukh Mandaviya said on Sunday.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Goa,National,Business/Economy,Politics
PM to address national conference on Vigilance on Tuesday
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the national conference on vigilance and anti-corruption on Tuesday during the Vigilance Awareness Week.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Kabul suicide attack death toll reaches 30 (Ld)
Kabul, Oct 25 (IANS) The death toll due to a suicide attack outside an education centre in the Afghan capital of Kabul has increased to 30, a security official confirmed on Sunday.
2020-10-25
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
Challan in child rape-murder case this week: Punjab CM
Patiala, Oct 25 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Sunday expressed satisfaction that his government has been able to expedite the challan in the six-year-old child rape-murder case in Hoshiarpur and the challan will be presented in the court this week.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
978 new corona cases in Telangana, 1,446 more recoveries
Hyderabad, Oct 25 (IANS) As many as 978 more coronavirus cases were recorded in Telangana on Sunday as the state conducted fewer tests, taking its total tally to 2,31,252. The state also recorded recovery of another 1,446 patients.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
New energy policy won't violate deals with US, Canada: Mexican Prez
Mexico City, Oct 25 (IANS) Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said that his new energy policy will not violate any agreements or contracts, after American Congressmen accused the policy of going against the spirit of the Treaty between Mexico, the US and Canada.
2020-10-25
Category: International, Mexico,Politics
A temple where Ravan is worshipped on Dusshera
Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 25 (IANS) Even as the rest of India prepares to burn effigies of Ravan as a symbolic victory of good over evil, devotees are quietly lining up outside a nondescript temple in Kanpur.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Religion
Samantha Akkineni's Insta family grows to 13M
Hyderabad, Oct 25 (IANS) South star Samantha Akkineni now has over 13 million fans on Instagram. She shared the news on Sunday with a picture and thanked all her fans.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Indian film fraternity wishes fans Happy Dussehra
Mumbai, Oct 25 (IANS) A string of Indian film personalities like Amitabh Bachchan, Nagarjuna Akkineni, Ajay Devgn and Kajol have wished their fans a year full of love, light and happiness on the occasion of Dussehra on Sunday.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
130 dead, 18 missing in Vietnam floods, landslides
Hanoi, Oct 25 (IANS) At least 130 people have died, while 18 others were reported missing due to floods and landslides caused by incessant rains in Vietnam, disaster management authorities said on Sunday.
2020-10-25
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Mizoram village leads way to gender equality with Golden Baby Leagues
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Amidst all the debates over gender equality, a remote village of Mizoram, Champhai -- some handshaking distance away from the Indo-Myanmar border -- is silently taking a firm stride forward towards establishing gender equality through Golden Baby Leagues.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Hrithik splurges nearly Rs 100Cr on his new dens: Report
Mumbai, Oct 25 (IANS) Actor Hrithik Roshan is said to have purchased two apartments with a view of the Arabian Sea. They reportedly cost almost Rs 97.5 crore.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Bhagwat knows China took our land, but scared to face it: Rahul
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Reacting to RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat's assertion that India needed to be militarily better prepared against China, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi said on Sunday that the Sangh supremo knew the truth that the communist country had grabbed Indian land but was scared to face it.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Phishing groups collecting user data via fake voter registration forms in US
New York, Oct 25 (IANS) Days ahead of the US presidential election, spam groups are using voter registration-related lures to trick people into accessing fake government sites and give away their personal data, banking and email passwords.
2020-10-25
Category: International, United States,Technology,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Pak oppn alliance to stage 3rd rally in Quetta
Quetta, Oct 25 (IANS) The Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM), an alliance comprising 11 of the country's opposition parties, will on Sunday hold its third power show in Quetta, amid heightened security measures over reports of a terror attack.
2020-10-25
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
23% crorepati candidates in fray in MP Assembly bypolls
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Twenty-three per cent of the candidates contesting the Assembly by-elections in Madhya Pradesh are crorepatis, a maximum of them from the BJP and the Congress, data collated by the Madhya Pradesh Election Watch and Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) said.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Islamabad reports highest single-day Covid-19 cases
Islamabad, Oct 25 (IANS) Islamabad has reported its highest single-day spike in the number of Covid-19 cases since the last two months, with 186 people testing positive in the Pakistani capital in 24 hours, according to health officials.
2020-10-25
Category: International, Pakistan,Health/Medicine,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Franklin Templeton likely to approach SC over Karnataka HC order
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Franklin Templeton India may appeal in the Supreme Court against the Karnataka High Court's order regarding the winding up of the six schemes.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
MS Dhoni a fantastic finisher of the game: Grace Harris
Sydney, Oct 25 (IANS) Australian batswoman Grace Harris has heaped praise on MS Dhoni, saying the former Indian skipper is a "fantastic finisher of the game" and she has been taking inspiration from him.
2020-10-25
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
World becoming fan of our local products: PM
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that since India is opting for 'vocal for local', many of the local Indian products have the potential of becoming globally popular and are attracting a lot of attention.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Pakistan could be next polio-free country: WHO
Islamabad, Oct 25 (IANS) A top official of the World Health Organization (WHO) has said that Pakistan could be the next polio-free country, after years of continued efforts to eradicate the crippling disease.
2020-10-25
Category: International, Pakistan,Health/Medicine,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
When make-up burnt through Bhumi's skin during 'Saand Ki Aankh' shoot
Mumbai, Oct 25 (IANS) It was not at all easy for Bhumi Pednekar to play the role of older woman in the film, Saand Ki Aankh.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
With winter and Covid, be prepared for 'Twindemic': Experts
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) In view of the winter season, health experts on Sunday said that they are worried about "twindemic", as it is highly possible that people may contract both influenza and the Covid-19 infection, resulting in devastating consequences.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
8 killed in Pakistan road accident
Islamabad, Oct 25 (IANS) At least eight people were killed and four others injured in a road accident in Pakistan's Punjab province.
2020-10-25
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Once ruling Srinagar's bandwidth, now serving cafe culture
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) The year was 2006, and Srinagar was set to have its own Big FM Channel. A 21-year-old young woman, armed with a degree in Business Administration appeared to audition for the position of a Radio Jockey (RJ). One of the valleys first female radio jockeys, Wafa Vakil, who is also the co-founder of 'Cafe Liberty which has two branches in Srinagar now, looks back with content.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society
Netanyahu hails Israel-Sudan normalisation deal
Tel Aviv, Oct 25 (IANS) Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu hailed the recent normalisation deal between his country and Sudan under the auspices of the US, saying the move was a "result of a clear policy".
2020-10-25
Category: International, Israel,Politics
Light candles for brave men on borders, says PM; stresses unity
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Urging the countrymen to honour the armed forces guarding the Indian borders by lighting candles at homes this festive season, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday stressed the need for unity among indians and cautioned them about divisive forces.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
'A Suitable Boy' heroine Tanya Maniktala drew from family's past for role
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Budding actress Tanya Maniktala felt a personal connection with many Partition plot points in A Suitable Boy, the Mira Nair web series where she has a starring role and which has currently made her a talking point.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Enterprises will push AI to new frontiers in 2021: Report
San Francisco, Oct 25 (IANS) In 2021, one in four forward-thinking enterprises will push Artificial Intelligence to new frontiers, such as holographic meetings for remote work and on-demand personalised manufacturing, according to new predictions by Forrester Research.
2020-10-25
Category: International, Costa Rica,Business/Economy,Technology
Khabib Nurmagomedov calls time on undefeated MMA career
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Khabib Nurmagomedov has drawn curtains on his mixed martial arts career after he retaining his lightweight title at UFC 254 in Abu Dhabi.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Nudge consumers efficiently to build your brand: Facebook India
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) The world has changed significantly in terms of every single variable in the pandemic times, including human behaviour, and it is the right time consumers are efficiently nudged into in order for brands to build and deliver effective campaigns in the run up to Diwali and beyond, a top Facebook executive has said.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Inter-faith couple arrested, boy jailed
Bareilly (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 25 (IANS) Four days after Hindu activists vandalised the Quila police station in Bareilly, protesting against an inter-faith marriage, the police have taken the couple into custody from Rajasthan and brought them back here in Uttar Pradesh.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Iraqi Parliament approves most electoral districts
Baghdad, Oct 25 (IANS) The Iraqi Parliament has approved most of the country's electoral districts amid disputes among political blocs.
2020-10-25
Category: International, Iraq,Politics
Jordan to reopen 3 land border crossings
Amman, Oct 25 (IANS) Jordanian authorities have announced that the country will open three land border crossings for passenger movement starting from October 29.
2020-10-25
Category: International, Jordan,Politics
9 girls take charge as Officers for a Day
Jhansi (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 25 (IANS) Nine meritorious girl students, who had topped in the board exams, were made top administrative officers of various departments in Jhansi district for a day as the Navratra festival that celebrates the nine avatars of the Mother Goddess reached its peak.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education,Human Interest/Society
WHO donates Covid-19 medical supplies to Syria
Damascus, Oct 25 (IANS) The World Health Organization (WHO) has donated 8.8 tonnes of pmedical supplies to Syria to aid the country's fight against the Covid-19 pandemic, state media reported.
2020-10-25
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics
MMR, Pune may outperform other cities in festive housing sales
Mumbai, Oct 25 (IANS) Mumbai Metropolitan Region (MMR) and Pune may witness improved housing sales in this festive season, compared with the other cities, according to a report by Anarock Property Consultants.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
BJP to overtake JD-U in Bihar seats tally, NDA getting clear majority
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) The NDA is comfortably returning back to power in Bihar with a clear majority but the remarkable twist is that BJP is emerging as the single largest party much ahead of Chief Minister Nitish Kumar led JD-U.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
There will be only one IM Vijayan: Sahal Abdul Samad
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Midfielder Sahal Abdul Samad has heaped praise on IM Vijayan, stating that the legendary India footballer is one of a kind.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
61% Bihar voters say Chirag Paswan & BJP are hand in glove
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) In a twist in the Bihar elections, as many as 61 per cent Bihar voters feel that Chirag Paswans LJP and BJP are actually working hand in glove with each other.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
60% see BJP-JDU tussle over Bihar CM post if BJP wins more seats
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) More than 60 per cent Bihar voters think that post elections BJP and JDU will have a tussle over the Chief Minister post, if the BJP wins more seats.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Belgium to introduces more drastic measures against pandemic
Brussels, Oct 25 (IANS) Belgium will introduce additional drastic measures against the Covid-19 pandemic, including the extension of a nationwide curfew from from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m.
2020-10-25
Category: International, Belgium,Politics
Nitish Kumar's 15 years as CM scores over Lalu's reign
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumars track record of governance over 15 years scores over arch-rival RJD supremo and former Chief Minister Lalu Prasad by a wide margin.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
62% think it was only politics in SSR's name
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) More than 62 per cent Bihar voters feel that there has been only politics around the mysterious death of late actor Sushant Singh Rajput.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Shah, Nadda extend greetings on 'RSS Foundation Day'
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Union Home Minister Amit Shah and BJP President JP Nadda on Sunday extended greetings on the 'Foundation Day' of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), the ideological mentor of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
2020-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Steroids boost survival of preterm babies in countries like India: WHO
Geneva, Oct 25 (IANS) Antenatal steroids such as dexamethasone, used to treat many conditions, including rheumatic problems and severe Covid-19, can boost the survival of premature babies when given to pregnant women at risk of preterm birth in countries like India, say researchers at World Health Organisation (WHO).
2020-10-25
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech
10,488 structures destroyed in California wildfires
San Francisco, Oct 25 (IANS) At least 10,488 structures have been destroyed due to the 21 wildfires still raging across California, with 12 of them still categorised as major incidents, according to authorities.
2020-10-25
Category: International, Costa Rica,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
TV celebs miss festive fervour amid pandemic
Mumbai, Oct 25 (IANS) Dussehra and Navratri have been overshadowed by social distancing norms in the era of the pandemic, and a slew of TV celebrities have shared how badly they are missing all the festivity.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Features,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Hats off for turning up: Tendulkar lauds Nitish Rana, Mandeep Singh
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Legendary Indian batsman Sachin Tendulkar has lauded Nitish Rana and Mandeep Singh for turning up to play for their respective Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise despite suffering family tragedies.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Mike Pence's chief of staff tests Covid-19 positive
Washington, Oct 25 (IANS) Marc Short, US Vice President Mike Pence's Chief of Staff, has tested positive for the novel coronavirus, it was announced.
2020-10-25
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Petrol, diesel prices unchanged as crude prices subdued
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Oil marketing companies continued to hold the pause button on retail fuel prices on Sunday also due to subdued global crude prices.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
3 sent to jail for pushing girl off terrace
Mau (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 25 (IANS) Three persons have been arrested and sent to jail for allegedly pushing a girl off the terrace. The girl is being treated for injuries and her condition is said to be critical, said Mau SP Sushil Ghule.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Gujarat,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Samsung chief Lee, who made S Korea a tech powerhouse, dies (Ld)
Seoul, Oct 25 (IANS) Lee Kun-hee, who had transformed Samsung Group into one of the world's major tech giants from a small trading firm, died at a hospital in Seoul on Sunday at age 78, leaving a thorny succession challenge for his children.
2020-10-25
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
Man held for firing outside Gurugram mall
Gurugram, Oct 25 (IANS) A 24-year-old man was arrested on charge of opening fire at a mall on the Mehrauli-Gurugram Road here in the early hours of Sunday, police said.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
'Samsung Empire' architect Lee's feats tarnished by scandals
Seoul, Oct 25 (IANS) Lee Kun-hee, the architect of now South Korea's top conglomerate, Samsung Group, had been making headlines in the country's business, social and even political realms since taking over the helm of the business empire from his father for his offbeat approaches and business insights.
2020-10-25
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
Guterres calls for global solidarity on UN Day
United Nations, Oct 25 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called for global solidarity to tackle common challenges on the occasion of UN Day.
2020-10-25
Category: International, United States,Politics
Man injured in Secunderabad garbage dump explosion
Hyderabad, Oct 25 (IANS) A man was injured in an explosion at a garbage dump in Secunderabad on Sunday, police said.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Bhagwat dubs CAA protests 'organised violence'
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Asserting that the Citizenship (Amendment) Act was not against any particular religious minority, Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh Sarsanghchalak Mohan Bhagwat on sunday hit out at "opportunists" who unleashed "organised violence" on the pretext of CAA opposition.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Games that Indian millennials are playing post PUBG ban
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) While PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds, popularly known as PUBG, is currently banned in India and despite several attempts by the game lovers to somehow play it on their mobiles by circumventing the ban via virtual private networks (VPNs) and servers located in other countries, PUBG remains a distant reality for millions and the community is scouting for new games.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
With spike of over 50k cases, India's Covid-19 caseload reaches 78,64,811
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) With a spike of 50,129 Covid-19 cases and 578 deaths in the last 24 hours, India's overall infection tally and the death toll increased to 78,64,811 and 1,18,534, respectively, on Sunday, according to the Health Ministry.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,National
Covid-19 interventions may reduce severe outcomes: Study
New York, Oct 25 (IANS) Non-pharmaceutical interventions such as voluntary shelter-in-place, quarantines, and other steps taken to control the novel coronavirus can reduce the peak number of infections, daily infection rates, and overall deaths, say researchers,
2020-10-25
Category: International, United States,National,Health/Medicine
Hindutva 'applicable' to 1.3bn people: Bhagwat (Ld)
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh Sarsanghchalak Mohan Bhagwat on Sunday claimed that 'Hindutva' as an "expression of our identity" was applicable to 1.3 billion people living in the country.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Egypt votes in 1st phase of parliamentary polls
Cairo, Oct 25 (IANS) Egyptians voted in the first phase of the parliamentary polls in 14 provinces amid tight security measures and precautions against the Covid-19 pandemic.
2020-10-25
Category: International, Egypt,Politics
Self-taught Indian artist offers helping hand for Covid-affected
As an artist, Kalra's work is marked by abstractions created with fervent strokes and vivid colour application. They are reflective of Christs sufferings, as also a sense of hope and rebirth, drawn from Biblical concepts such as the resurrection of Christ, the Last Supper and the unspoken dialogues reflected in the eyes of suffering humanity. His forms of tortured bodies mutate into passionate strokes that convey an emotional side of the artist. His seemingly abstract plays of colour are thought provoking and deliver an understanding of humanity, using a link with the Biblical past as his modus operandi.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
The Resort Reset
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANSlife) Shivan and Narresh prove they are still Indias "breakout" swimwear brand with their new fashion film, #Wilding20.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Supplements without checking Vitamin D, B12 levels can be unsafe
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANSlife) A blood test can determine whether you are deficient in any vitamins or not. Many people self-medicate or take dietary supplements for vitamin deficiencies. A study conducted by Pune-based Apollo Diagnostic has ruled out deficiency of vitamin D and B12 increasing with age and finds that blood tests and doctors consultation are required for taking a proper dose and avoiding risks.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
HP OMEN 15: A suitable match for Indian gamers
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) The gaming laptop market in India has become intensely competitive and PC and printing major HP Inc has now brought OMAN 15 to woo young customers looking for perfect gaming machines to kill boredom and maintain work-life balance in the social distancing times.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Covid-19 dampens Navratri, Durga Puja celebrations
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANSlife) The year 2020 has been like no other. While the world still reels under the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, festivities are impacted as well. As the country gears up for the festive season, the celebration of 'navratri', Durga Puja, and Dussehra have seen a slowdown, with a preference towards virtual festivities.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
B'wood stars dazzle on Day 4 of digital LFW
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANSlife) The digital edition of the Lakme Fashion Week saw Bollywood stars like Sonakshi Sinha, Ishaan Khattar, Radhika Madan, Diana Penty and Aparshakti Khurana turn showstoppers for various designers participating in the bi-annual event.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Covid-19 resurgence continues unabated in Canada
Ottawa, Oct 25 (IANS) The recent Covid-19 resurgence in Canada has continued unabated, taking the country's overall caseload to 213,881, while the death toll stood at 9,922.
2020-10-25
Category: International, Canada,Health/Medicine
Yogi performs 'Kanya Pujan' in Gorakhnath temple
Gorakhpur, Oct 25 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Sunday performed the 'Kanya Pujan' ceremony in the Gorakhnath temple on Sunday.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
Epic Games says it didn't steal anything that belonged to Apple
San Francisco, Oct 25 (IANS) Epic Games, developer of popular game Fortnite and is locked in a battle with Apple has filed another case against the company, stressing that the iPhone maker has "has no rights to the fruits of Epics labour".
2020-10-25
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Chandra Shekhar to rally in Bulandshahr on Sunday
Bulandshahr, Oct 25 (IANS) Bhim Army chief Chandra Shekhar will launch his campaign for the upcoming Uttar Pradesh by-polls by addressing a rally on Sunday in Bulandshahr in support of his candidate, Hazi Yamin.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
30 Bikru massacre accused booked under Gangster Act
Kanpur, Oct 25 (IANS) The Kanpur police has invoked Gangster Act against 30 aides of slain don Vikas Dubey, involved in the killing of eight policemen in an ambush in Bikru village on July 3.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Mirzapur MP seeks ban on 'Mirzapur 2'
Mirzapur, Oct 25 (IANS) Anupriya Patel, the Apna Dal MP from Uttar Pradesh's Mirzapur district, has demanded a ban on the web series, "Mirzapur 2", saying it was spreading ethnic disharmony.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Cinema/Showbiz,Politics
LG Electronics unveils new budget smartphone Q52
Seoul, Oct 25 (IANS) LG Electronics on Sunday introduced a new budget smartphone as the South Korean tech firm seeks to boost its presence in the mobile market with price-competitive devices.
2020-10-25
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
Pharaonic tomb unearthed in Egypt
Cairo, Oct 25 (IANS) Egypt's Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities has announced the discovery of an ancient pharaonic tomb in Minya province.
2020-10-25
Category: International, Egypt,Human Interest/Society
India needs to be militarily better prepared against China: Mohan Bhagwat
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) supremo Mohan Bhagwat in his Vijay Dashami speech, the organisation's biggest annual event, said on Sunday that India needed to be militarily better prepared against China.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
NY COVID-19 test positivity rates trend slightly higher: Cuomo
New York, Oct 25 (IANS) The Covid-19 test positivity rates trended slightly higher in New York state, with the rate in the "micro-cluster" focus areas, where the pandemic has been the most severe, reaching 2.58 per cent, compared with 2.31 per cent a day earlier, Governor Andrew Cuomo said.
2020-10-25
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Politics
Contributing to India winning Olympic medal my biggest dream: Prasad
Bengaluru, Oct 25 (IANS) Midfielder Vivek Sagar Prasad has stated his ultimate goal is help the Indian men's hockey team win an Olympic medal next year in Tokyo.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Hockey
Just qualifying for I-League not a success, says Mohammedan SC's Akram
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Mohammedan Sporting may have emerged as the champions of the I-League Qualifier 2020 but Wasim Akram, General Secretary, Mohammedan Sporting isnt much willing to get into celebration mode right at this very moment.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
OTT Gold Rush: Big bucks for makers, sawdust for backers (Column: B-Town)
The cinemas have been closed for over seven month now. There was no new entertainment on television either for a long time. How long could you see repeat telecasts on the television? And we were all quarantined. The first few months were tough. Depending on where you lived, you had access to nothing. No transport, no restaurants, no online orders.
2020-10-25
Category: India, New Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Filipinos brace for Christmas sans parties
Manila, Oct 25 (IANS) Due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, Filipinos are bracing for a party-less Christmas as the government has moved to to retain strict virus-induced lockdown measures until the end of the year.
2020-10-25
Category: International, Philippines,Human Interest/Society,Politics
KL, Rabada stick to their Caps; MI at top of points table
Dubai, Oct 25 (IANS) Kings XI Punjab skipper KL Rahul and Delhi Capitals pacer Kagiso Rabada continue to lead the respective batting and bowling charts followng the completion of 43 matches in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020.
2020-10-25
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Early voting begins in New York state
New York, Oct 25 (IANS) Early voting has started all across the state of New York State, offering voters nine days to cast their ballots prior to the November 3 presidential election.
2020-10-25
Category: International, United States,Politics
Samsung Chairman Lee Kun-hee passes away at 78
Seoul, Oct 25 (IANS) Lee Kun-hee, the Chairman of South Korea's techn giant Samsung Electronics, died at the age of 78 here on Sunday, according to a statement released by the company.
2020-10-25
Category: International, South Korea,Politics,Technology
Global Covid-19 cases top 42.5mn: Johns Hopkins
Washington, Oct 25 (IANS) The overall number of global coronavirus cases has topped 42.5 million, while the deaths have soared to more than 1,148,940, according to the Johns Hopkins University.
2020-10-25
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
UP BJP chief showers petals on controversial Ballia MLA
Ballia (UP), Oct 25 (IANS) Days after issuing a warning to BJP MLA from Ballia, Surendra Singh, for defending the main accused in the Ballia firing incident, Uttar Pradesh BJP president Swatantra Dev Singh has been caught on camera, showering flower petals on Singh.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Bigg Boss 14: Why is Nikki Tamboli trying to be desi Kim Kardashian?
Mumbai, Oct 25 (IANS) There is something about Nikki Tamboli on Bigg Boss this season. Love her, hate her, you just cannot ignore her.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Navaratri, other systems of dieting; but Persian maxim trumps them (Comment)
Corona has taken a toll of my discourses on elementary Hindu rituals, like Navratra, because my yoga guru from the Monghyr Ashram has placed himself under severe restrictions. Last year, between asanas, he was able to slip in the odd recipe centered around tapioca, water chestnut, without grain, meat and the amber stuff.
2020-10-25
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Opinion/Commentary
Why new-age OTT wave reminds of Doordarshan era
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Content over glamour, characters over gimmicks, and a whole new star system for the medium -- these are a few traits that have defined the ongoing OTT wave over the past months. Industry watchers and trade experts, however, say these things remind of the Doordarshan era. That was a time when the small screen in India churned out stories with universal appeal and also created jobs for a range of talented actors, thereby making them household names -- just as it is happening today on OTT platforms
2020-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Nigeria deploys 'all police resources' amid protests, unrest
Abuja, Oct 25 (IANS) Nigeria's chief of police has ordered the immediate mobilisation of all police resources to put an end to days of street violence and looting. Mohammed Adamu said criminals have hijacked anti-police brutality protests and taken over public spaces.
2020-10-25
Category: International, Nigeria,Politics
18 killed in Kabul education centre attack
Kabul, Oct 25 (IANS) At least 18 people have been killed and dozens wounded in a suicide bomb attack outside an education centre in the Afghan capital, Kabul, officials said.
2020-10-25
Category: International, Israel,Defence/Security,Terrorism
9 arrested for raping minor girl forced into prostitution
Ongole (Andhra Pradesh), Oct 25 (IANS) In a sensational development, Andhra Pradesh's Prakasam district police have arrested nine men four months after they allegedly raped a minor Nellore district girl forced into prostitution by her own relative.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Covid cases in K'taka nearing 8 lakh mark; over 7k recover
Bengaluru, Oct 25 (IANS) Maintaining the trend of more recoveries than new cases in the last eight days, Karnataka's tally breached the seven lakh mark on Saturday. The state also reported as many as 7,153 new infections on Saturday, far more than the new cases registered on the same day.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
I was positive and so was the team, says KL Rahul
Dubai, Oct 25 (IANS) Kings XI Punjab captain KL Rahul said that the team kept up their belief throughout their match against SunRisers Hyderabad on Saturday at the Dubai International Stadium. KXIP could only manage 127/6 batting first but they extraordinarily took seven wickets in the last four overs of the SRH innings to dismiss them for 114.
2020-10-25
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
KXIP win after a dramatic SRH collapse
Dubai, Oct 25 (IANS/GloFans) Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) bowling unit on Saturday rose to a big challenge and defended a small total with help of sharp fielding to pip Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) by 12 runs in an Indian Premier League (IPL) encounter after a dramatic collapse.
2020-10-25
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Central govt responsible for completing Polavaram project: Jagan
Amaravati, Oct 25 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy said Polavaram Irrigation Project (PPA) is a national project which the Central government has a responsibility to complete.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
We took the foot off the pedal, says SRH captain Warner
Dubai, Oct 25 (IANS) SunRisers Hyderabad captain David Warner admitted that the team did not show enough urgency while chasing a target of 127 against Kings XI Punjab and extraordinarily fell 12 runs short.
2020-10-25
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Architecture to cricket, Chakravarthy's career takes a good turn (Ld)
Abu Dhabi, Oct 25 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders' (KKR) architect-turned-cricketer Varun Chakravarthy on Saturday turned the heat on Delhi Capitals (DC) with figures of five for 20. It would have taken something special to upstage the scintillating batting performance put up by Nitish Rana and Sunil Narine to propel KKR to 194/6 wickets and Chakravarthy ended up doing enough to pip the pair to the Player of the Match award.
2020-10-25
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
KXIP defend target of 127 to beat SRH by 12 runs
Dubai, Oct 24 (IANS) Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) on Saturday successfully defended a measly target of 127 and pulled off an extraordinary 12-run win over SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) at the Dubai International Stadium.
2020-10-25
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
K'taka caste cauldron simmers as Kurubas demand ST status
Davangere (Karnataka), Oct 24 (IANS) Karnataka's third biggest community Kuruba (Shepherds) under the joint leadership of Kuruba community seer, Kaginele Niranjananadapuri Swamiji and Karnataka rural development and Panchayat Raj Minister, K. S. Eshwarappa would organise community's padayatra from Kaaginele to Bengaluru demanding that their community be included in the list of Schedule Tribe castes.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Hotel industry's recovery to pre-Covid levels profits 3 yrs away: ICRA
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) The Indian hotel industry's recovery to pre-Covid levels profits is at least three years away, ratings agency ICRA has said.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Chinese Ambassador calls for efforts to uphold multilateralism at UN Day
Beijing, Oct 24 (IANS) In a message to celebrate United Nations Day, the Chinese UN Ambassador called for efforts to uphold multilateralism and to support the United Nations.
2020-10-24
Category: International, China,Politics
Russia's Covid cases near 1.5 mn
Moscow, Oct 24 (IANS) Russia reported 16,521 new Covid-19 cases over the past 24 hours, slightly down from the record high of 17,340 a day earlier, the country's Covid-19 response centre said on Saturday.
2020-10-24
Category: International, Russian Federation,Health/Medicine
Sandeep Sharma becomes 6th Indian pacer to take 100 IPL wickets
Dubai, Oct 24 (IANS) SunRisers Hyderabad's Sandeep Sharma on Saturday became the sixth Indian fast bowler to reach 100-wicket milestone in the Indian Premier League (IPL). Facing his former team Kings XI Punjab, Sharma took two wickets to end the innings on a career tally of 101 wickets.
2020-10-24
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Yellow alert for 16 Karnataka districts as rains in store
Bengaluru, Oct 24 (IANS) The Karnataka State Natural Disaster Monitoring Centre (KSNDMC) on Saturday issued yellow alert for 16 districts, including Bengaluru.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Environment/Wildlife
I will lead the party from front in 2024 LS polls: Yediyurappa
Tumkuru, Oct 24 (IANS) Hitting the poll campaign trail, Karnataka Chief Minister B. S. Yediyurappa on Saturday obliquely expressed his intentions to continue as the CM even after 2023 Assembly elections in the state.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Delhi University releases third cut-off list
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) Delhi University on late Saturday released the third cut-off list for its ongoing admission process.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
Tata Motors reaches 4 mn passenger vehicle production milestone
Mumbai, Oct 24 (IANS) Automobile major Tata Motors has achieved the production milestone of 4 million passenger vehicles in India since its inception.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
'Ayodhya's Ramlila seen by over 10 cr viewers on various platforms'
Ayodhya, Oct 24 (IANS) The organisers of star-studded virtual Ramlila going on in Ayodhya have claimed that the numbers of viewers watching it on different media platforms have crossed the 10 crore mark.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Religion
KKR ace Chakravarthy's star continues to rise
Abu Dhabi, Oct 24 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders' (KKR) Varun Chakravarthy on Saturday turned the heat on Delhi Capitals (DC) with figures of five for 20. It would have taken something special to upstage the scintillating batting performance put up by Nitish Rana and Sunil Narine to propel KKR to 194/6 wickets and Chakravarthy ended up doing enough to pip the pair to the Player of the Match award.
2020-10-24
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
KXIP players' touching tribute to Mandeep's late father
Dubai, Oct 24 (IANS) In a touching gesture, Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) players wore black armbands in their Indian Premier League (IPL) match against SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) on Saturday as a tribute to opening batsman Mandeep Singh's father, who had passed away on Friday night.
2020-10-24
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Guterres hopes Israel-Sudan agreement will bring peace to wider regions
United Nations, Oct 24 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Saturday expressed hope that the agreement between Israel and Sudan to normalise relations will create opportunities for peace and prosperity in the wider regions, said his spokesman.
2020-10-24
Category: International, United States,Politics
Senior North MCD docs call for mass leave, indefinite strike
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) Perturbed with the allegedly callous approach of the North Delhi Municipal Corporation (North MCD) in resolving the issue of pending salaries of the healthcare workers coming under its ambit, the senior doctors of the corporation employed at six hospitals have decided to go for a mass leave on Monday, followed by an indefinite strike if their demands are not met.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Gujarat records 1,021 new coronavirus cases, six deaths
Gandhinagar, Oct 24 (IANS) Gujarat on Saturday saw 1,021 more coronavirus cases, taking its tally to 1,66,254, while the death toll rose to 3,682 with six more succumbing.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
SRH turn the screws to limit KXIP to 126/7
Dubai, Oct 24 (IANS) SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) on Saturday put up a clinical bowling performance to restrict Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) to 126/7 wickets at the Dubai International Stadium. KXIP were without opener Mayank Agarwal and struggled to get going throughout the innings and SRH turned the screws in the last five overs, conceding just 38 runs and taking two wickets.
2020-10-24
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Indira resolved Cauvery dispute, PM could have resolved Mhadei dispute: Cong
Panaji, Oct 24 (IANS) Former Prime Minister late Indira Gandhi's intervention in 1971, which had led to the resolution of the Cauvery water dispute between Karnataka and Tamil Nadu, could have been a model to emulate in order to amicably resolve the ongoing Mhadei interstate water dispute, AICC secretary in-charge of Goa Dinesh Gundu Rao said on Saturday.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Everybody in India must get Covid vaccine free, says Kejriwal
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) According to the Delhi government, every Indian must get the Coronavirus vaccine free of cost, whenever it is ready.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,National
Narine at No.5 was KKR coach McCullum's idea, says Morgan
Abu Dhabi, Oct 24 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) captain Eoin Morgan said it was coach Brendon McCullum's decision to allow Sunil Narine go in at No.5 ahead of him against Delhi Capitals (DC) on Saturday at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium. The move worked wonders for KKR with Narine smashing 64 off 32 balls and playing a major role in their 59-run win.
2020-10-24
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Andhra registers 3k more Covid cases as recoveries outnumber
Amaravati, Oct 24 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh has registered 3,342 new Covid cases, increasing the state's tally to 8.04 lakh, even as 3,572 more patients recovered from the virus to outnumber the infections.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Kerala sees another day of over 8K daily Covid cases
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 24 (IANS) There seems to be no respite in the spread of Covid in Kerala as the state saw 8,253 new cases and 25 deaths on Saturday.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
'Can overcome most daunting challenges', PM praises ITBP
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi heaped praises on Indian paramilitary force Indo Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) on its 59th Raising Day. ITBP which is trained in mountain warfare, guards the Sino-India Line of Actual Control (LAC) including Ladakh where India and China had a massive escalation at the Galwan Valley.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Meghalaya parties urge Centre to resolve border disputes with Assam
Shillong, Oct 24 (IANS) After inter-state border disputes between Assam, Mizoram and Tripura, various political parties including the BJP in Meghalaya have urged the Centre to resolve its border issues with Assam, party sources said on Saturday.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Politics
With Fadnavis, Covid drives 4 prominent BJP leaders out of Bihar campaign
Patna, Oct 24 (IANS) . The Covid-19 virus is making its presence conspicuous in the Bihar assembly elections.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
BJP's Punjab Kisan Morcha chief resigns over farm laws
Chandigarh, Oct 24 (IANS) BJP Kisan Morcha's Punjab chief Tarlochan Singh Gill on Saturday resigned from the party over the Central farm acts.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Give cash relief to Delhi's 72 lakh ration card holders: Congress
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) The Delhi Congress on Saturday staged a protest at Jantar Mantar here over the spiralling prices of onion and other essential commodities and demanded the Delhi government to give cash relief to 72 lakh ration card holders to meet festival expenses.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
We need to play with freedom, says DC captain Shreyas
Abu Dhabi, Oct 24 (IANS) Captain Shreyas Iyer said on Saturday that Delhi Capitals (DC) batsmen should have played with more freedom instead of looking to survive whenever they came into the middle against the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR).
2020-10-24
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Nizamabad MLC Kavitha extends Bathukamma greetings
Hyderabad, Oct 24 (IANS) Newly-elected Telangana Legislative Council member, K. Kavitha has conveyed her greetings to the people on the occasion of Bathukamma, while noting that the festival is seeing a lull this year because of the Covid pandemic.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Pak actor Bilal Abbas Khan: Always get positive feedback from India
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) Pakistani actor Bilal Abbas Khan is glad that his show, Ek Jhoothi Love Story, will reach the Indian audience soon, and hopes they connect with the story.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
RR keen to brighten playoff chances vs Mumbai (IPL Match Preview 45)
Abu Dhabi, Oct 24 (IANS/GloFans) The 2008 Indian Premier league (IPL) champions, Rajasthan Royals (RR), may be placed at the seventh spot at the moment. However, the Steve Smith-led side is still afloat in the competition and would hope to strengthen their chances to qualify for the playoffs when they take on a confident Mumbai Indians (MI) here on Sunday.
2020-10-24
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Don't vote those who sold your mandate: Shivakumar
Bengaluru, Oct 24 (IANS) Upping his ante against the ruling BJP candidate, N. Muniratna, Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee president D. K. Shivakumar on Saturday appealed to voters not to cast their franchise against such legislators who "sold their previous mandate" for money.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Telangana women's protection 'She Teams' complete 6 years
Hyderabad, Oct 24 (IANS) 'She Teams', Telangana police women's protection initiative, has successfully completed six years of securing women in the state, which started as a city-specific initiative to later expand across the state.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Defence/Security
11 killed, 20 injured in suicide bombing at Kabul education centre
Kabul, Oct 24 (IANS) A suicide bombing at an education centre in a western neighbourhood of Afghanistan's capital Kabul on Saturday killed at least 11 people and injured 20 others, local police said.
2020-10-24
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Defence/Security
Hopes of 'flattening curve' rise as Maha Covid-19 deaths, cases drop
Mumbai, Oct. Oct 24 (IANS) Hopes were raised in Maharashtra of Covid-19 curve 'flattening' as deaths and new cases continued to decline for the past one week, bolstered by an improved recovery rate, health officials said here on Saturday.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,National
IT, ED has rarely raided BJP leaders in last 6 years: Rao
Panaji, Oct 24 (IANS) Central government tax and enforcement agencies like Income Tax department and the Enforcement Directorate have rarely raided BJP leaders over the last six years, despite numerous government toppling instances, AICC secretary in-charge of Goa Dinesh Gundu Rao said on Saturday.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
IPL betting racket busted by Delhi Police, 2 arrested
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) The Delhi Police has busted an IPL betting racket in Greater Kailash-1 here and arrested two persons.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Portuguese GP: Hamilton pips Bottas to take 97th career pole
Lisbon, Oct 24 (IANS) Lewis Hamilton on Saturday beat his Mercedes team mate Valterri Bottas by 0.1 seconds to take his 97th pole position in the qualifiers ahead of the Portuguese Grand Prix at the Algarve International Circuit. Hamilton was second best to Bottas in all three practice sessions and the first two segments of qualifying.
2020-10-24
Category: International, Portugal,Sports,Motorsports
Assam Rifles DG briefs Army chief on Indo-Myanmar border situation
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) Assam Rifles Director General Lt Gen Sukhdeep Sangwan has met Indian Army chief General Manoj Mukund Naravane to apprise him about prevailing threats and the security situation along the India-Myanmar border, sources said.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
RCB look to seal playoff berth vs CSK (IPL Match Preview 44)
Dubai, Oct 24 (IANS/GloFans) Still looking for their first Indian Premier League (IPL) title, Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) have everything to gain when they clash with Chennai Super Kings (CSK) as Virat Kohli's team would look to seal a playoff berth here on Sunday.
2020-10-24
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
2 minor boys drown in east Delhi canal
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) Two minor boys drowned in a canal in east Delhi's New Ashok Nagar area, the police said on Saturday.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Will visit Cong-ruled states, too, if they block justice: Rahul
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) After coming under attack from BJP leaders for not visiting families of rape victims in Rajasthan and Punjab unlike Uttar Pradesh's Hathras, former Congress chief Rahul Gandhi said that the two of his party-ruled states did not deny incidents of rape and didn't block justice and "if they do" he will go there to fight for justice as well.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Crime Branch nabs gym owner for cheating
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) The Delhi Police Crime Branch on Saturday arrested a conman for cheating people. The accused has been identified as Rahul Narang (46), who runs a gym in South Delhi and is a graduate from Delhi University.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Keerthy Suresh: 'Miss India' will inspire young women
Mumbai, Oct 24 (IANS) National Award-winning actress Keerthy Suresh feels her upcoming Telugu film, Miss India, will encourage women to believe in their dreams and follow their heart. The trailer of the film was unveiled on Saturday.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Redevelopment of Puri Swargadwar by March 2021
Bhubaneswar, Oct 24 (IANS) The redevelopment work of Swargadwar crematorium project in Puri will be completed by March 2021, said an official on Saturday.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Orissa,National,Religion
IISc to honour 4 scientists including DRDO programme director, Dr Rajlakshmi Menon
Bengaluru, Oct 24 (IANS) The country's premier research institute, the Indian Institute of Science, announced its annual award Distinguished Alumnus Award to four scientists - Dr Rajalakshmi Menon, Prof. B. S. Murthy, Prof. Sethuraman Panchanathan, and Dr Keshab Panda - on Saturday.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Science/Tech,Technology
Eerie silence, no 'pushpanjali', home delivered 'bhog' in Delhi
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) While Durga Puja pandals have come up here and there in some areas of Delhi in very limited numbers this year, Ashtami or the eighth day of Navratri had a desolate look with no sense of festivity.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Religion
Refuel demand to attract private investments and employment creation: PHD Chamber
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) India's healthy debt to GDP ratio has created scope for raising investment funding for 'National Infrastructure Pipeline' through borrowings from overseas markets.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
'IBC raised confidence of all investors in Indian economy'
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC) has not only strengthened the banking system by helping them resolve outstanding debt piled over years but has also come as a big booster of confidence of national and foreign investors in the Indian economy, a senior SBI official said on Saturday.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
KKR owe big win to Chakravarthy, Rana and Narine (Ld)
Abu Dhabi, Oct 24 (IANS/GloFans) Leg-spinner Varun Chakravarthy's five-wicket haul and superb half-centuries from Nitish Rana and off-spinner Sunil Narine combined to guide Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) to a crucial 59-run win over Delhi Capitals (DC) that kept the team in contention for the Indian Premier League (IPL) playoffs.
2020-10-24
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Tanya Maniktala was unaware she was auditioning for 'A Suitable Boy' role
Mumbai, Oct 24 (IANS) Rising actress Tanya Maniktala is currently winning plaudits for her role of Lata in A Suitable Boy, but she surprises you claiming that she had no idea she would be vying for the lead role in a new Mira Nair web series when she went in for the audition.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
A day after joining NCP,Khadse vows to give 'tension' to BJP
Jalgaon (Maharashtra), Oct 24 (IANS) A day after joining the ruling ally Nationalist Congress Party, senior politician Eknath G. Khadse was accorded a hero's welcome at his home town Muktainagar in Jalgaon here on Saturday, and he vowed to give 'tension' to the BJP.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Pakistan again violates ceasefire on LoC in Poonch district
Jammu, Oct 24 (IANS) Violating the ceasfire agreement, Pakistan resorted to unprovoked firing and shelling on the Line of Control (LoC) on Saturday in J&K's Poonch district.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security
Female zebra foal becomes Mysuru zoo's newest resident
Mysuru, Oct 24 (IANS) A female zebra foal, born to mother Prachi and father Rishi, has become the newest inmate of the Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, said a zoo official on Saturday.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Environment/Wildlife
Govt extends GST return filing deadline by another 2 months
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) The Centre has given more time to taxpayers in yet another compliance measure as it extended the due date to file GSTR-9 and GSTR 9C for 2018-19 by two more months on Saturday.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Xi to restart authority at CCP's fifth plenary, focus on five-year plan
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) will be holding one of its most important meetings from October 26-29 to lay out the five-year plan amidst an international crisis, a military confrontation with India, the Covid-19 pandemic which refuses to go, and a mounting challenge to Leader for Life Xi Jinping.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,National
Super Specialty Cardiac hospital for Children launched at Ahmedabad
Gandhinagar, Oct 24 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi virtually dedicated the country's first super speciality cardiac hospital for children at the UN Mehta Institute of Cardiology and Research Centre in Ahmedabad on Saturday. The 850-bed facility for children at the hospital has been set up at Rs 470 crore.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Chakravarthy, Rana and Narine star in KKR's win over DC
Abu Dhabi, Oct 24 (IANS) Leg-spinner Varun Chakravarthy's five-wicket haul and scintillating half-centuries from Nitish Rana and Sunil Narine combined to hand Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) a valuable 59-run win over Delhi Capitals (DC) in an Indian Premier League (IPL) match and remained in fray to qualify for the playoffs.
2020-10-24
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Four of a family held for cheating banks of Rs 20 crore
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) The Economic Offences Wing (EOW) of the Delhi Police arrested four members of a family for cheating banks to the tune of Rs 20 crore.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Jessica Chastain, Oscar Isaac to co-star in Scenes From A Marriage
Los Angeles, Oct 24 (IANS) Jessica Chastain has replaced Michelle Williams as the lead actress of the series, Scenes From A Marriage.
2020-10-24
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
President Kovind's Dussehra wish for protection from Corona
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) While greeting citizens on the eve of Dussehra, President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday wished for their protection from the evil effects of the ongoing pandemic Covid-19.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Singapore reports 14 new Covid cases
Singapore, Oct 24 (IANS) Singapore on Saturday reported 14 new Covid-19 cases, pushing the tally to 57,965, health officials said.
2020-10-24
Category: International, Singapore,Health/Medicine
BJP doesn't have moral right to run MCD: AAP
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Saturday took on the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for not distributing payment to Delhi Municipal Corporation employees, saying "it does not have the moral right to run" the institution if the party is not able to release their salaries.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Centre procured over Rs 59-cr Kharif crops till Oct 23
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) The Central government has procured Kharif crops having Minimum Support Price (MSP) valued around Rs 59 crore this year so far, the Agriculture Ministry said on Saturday.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Neha Kakkar, Rohanpreet have a Gurdwara wedding
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) Singers Neha Kakkar and Rohanpreet Singh on Saturday tied the knot as per the Sikh wedding ceremony Anand Karaj.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Stars and planets grow up together as siblings: Study
Berlin, Oct 24 (IANS) In a unique study, astronomers have found compelling evidence that the planets begin forming while stars are still infants and they grow up together like siblings.
2020-10-24
Category: International, Germany,Science/Tech
On return, off-spinner Narine hits 64 runs, goes wicketless
Abu Dhabi, Oct 24 (IANS) On his return to Indian Premier League after missing four games due to suspect action, off-spinner Sunil Narine provided impetus to the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) batting, scoring a 32-ball 64 against Delhi Capitals (DC) here on Saturday.
2020-10-24
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Korean films and dramas lined up for Indian OTT release
Mumbai, Oct 24 (IANS) The advent of OTT has introduced the Indian audience to foreign shows and films as never before. While western programming has become common across platforms, viewers are now in for an array of popular Korean films, drama and comedy shows.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
SRH win toss, choose to bowl against KXIP
Dubai, Oct 24 (IANS) SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) won the toss and chose to bowl against Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) on Saturday at the Dubai International Stadium. Both sides are looking for a big win as the race for the final top four spot heats up.
2020-10-24
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
CFMA hails HC verdict in FTMF case, to move SC for unit-holders' interests
Chennai, Oct 24 (IANS) Hailing the Karnataka High Court's verdict that upheld the rights of unit-holders of the Franklin Templeton Mutual Fund (FTMF), the Chennai Financial Markets and Accountability (CFMA), an investor's protection organisation, said it would approach the Supreme Court to safeguard the entire interests of investors.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National
One held for cheating people through fake ATM cards in Gurugram
Gurugram, Oct 24 (IANS) One person was apprehended near Binola flyover in Gurugram for allegedly cheating people through fake ATM cards and withdrawing money from their accounts, the police said on Saturday.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
'From lantern era to LED era', Nadda's dig at RJD in Bhagalpur rally
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) In a clear dig at the RJD, whose electoral symbol is the lantern, BJP President JP Nadda said that the BJP-led NDA government is taking Bihar out of the age of lantern era to that of a LED era.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
'India wants to take Kulbushan Jadhav case to ICJ again,' said Pak FM:
Islamabad, Oct 24 (IANS) Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has said that the reason why India is reluctant to take Islamabad's offer for another consular access to Kulbushan Jadhav is because it wanted to take the case to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) again.
2020-10-24
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Taapsee Pannu's curly hair issues
Mumbai, Oct 24 (IANS) Taapsee Pannu is tired of straightening her curly locks for her upcoming film, Haseen Dillruba.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Gujarat's 'Maa', 'Maa Vatsalya' health schemes merged with 'Ayushman Bharat'
Gandhinagar, Oct 24 (IANS) Gujarat Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel on Saturday announced that the state government's health schemes 'Maa' and 'Maa Vatsalya' will now be merged with the Central government's 'Ayushman Bharat' scheme so that more number of ailments can be covered and the procedures eased further.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
American jeopardy: US elections, dollar buying to weaken rupee (IANS Currency Forecast)
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) Strong headwinds emanating from the upcoming US elections along with stagnating fund inflows for domestic equity markets are expected to weaken the Indian rupee in the near future.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,National
Nagin film franchise coming soon
Mumbai, Oct 24 (IANS) The superhit television series Nagin is all set to get a big screen spin-off soon. Actor-producer Nikhil Dwivedi will produce a three-film franchise based on the show, to be directed by Vishal Furia.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Independent MLA who allied with BJP joins Shiv Sena
Mumbai, Oct. Oct 24 (IANS) In a fresh jolt to the Opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) an independent MLA who supported the party after the Oct. 2019 Assembly elections, joined the ruling Shiv Sena, here on Saturday.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
577 new Covid cases take total tally past 91K in J&K
Srinagar, Oct 24 (IANS) With 577 new Covid-19 cases on Saturday, the total tally in Jammu and Kashmir crossed 91,000 mark.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
AP arranges buses at Telangana border to facilitate festival travel
Amaravati, Oct 24 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (APSRTC) has arranged special buses at all check-posts between the state and Telangana to facilitate the homeward journey of people into the interiors of the state for Dasara festival.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
'China on solid path of economic recovery from pandemic shock'
New York, Oct 24 (IANS) The Chinese economy is staging impressive recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic shock, bolstered by the country's effective control of the novel coronavirus, a renowned US economist said.
2020-10-24
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy,Politics
Durga Puja celebrations in full-swing amid strict Covid guidelines
Kolkata, Oct 24 (IANS) Celebrations of Durga Puja, the biggest festival of the Bengali's, are in full-swing across the state with people engaging in merriment in a safe manner on the occasion of Maha Ashtami due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.
2020-10-24
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Religion
BJP politicising Punjab rape case due to Bihar polls: Cong
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) The Congress on Saturday slammed the BJP for what it called "politicising" a minor's rape and murder in Punjab just because of the Bihar Assembly elections by questioning the "silence" of Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on the crime.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Bengaluru: Yediyurappa announces Rs 25K aid for rain-hit families
Bengaluru, Oct 24 (IANS) A day after South Bengaluru was battered by heavy rains, Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa on Saturday announced a compensation of Rs 25,000 for every family affected by the floods triggered by the heavy downpour in the city.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
KKR's Rana pays tribute to late father-in-law during his 81
Abu Dhabi, Oct 24 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) batsman Nitish Rana on Saturday paid tribute to his father-in-law after scoring his half-century against Delhi Capitals (DC) at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium.
2020-10-24
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
CSK's Imran Tahir shares tips with RR's Ryan Parag
Sharjah, Oct 24 (IANS) While things may not have gone their way in this season's Indian Premier League, the ageing Chennai Super Kings' players are not shying away from digging into their wealth of experience and sharing it with the youngsters from other teams.
2020-10-24
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Andhra equips farmers with crop advance register to remove middlemen
Amaravati, Oct 24 (IANS) To protect farmers from middlemen, the Andhra Pradesh government has enabled them to register their agricultural produce in advance to sell it at procurement centres, so that the support price can be credited directly into the farmers' accounts.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Farooq Abdullah appointed President PAGD
Srinagar, Oct 24 (IANS) The recently floated People's Alliance for Gupkar Declaration (PAGD), a conglomerate of mainstream Kashmir parties for the reversal of constitutional changes made in Jammu and Kashmir on August 5 last year, has been given a formal structure on Saturday.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
ITBP gets nod to set up 47 new outposts on India-China border
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) In wake of the Galwan Valley clash between Indian and Chinese troops amid tensions on the Line of Actual Control, the government has given approval to the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) to set up 47 Border Outposts (BoPs) to step up vigil along the border.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security
China illegally occupies Nepal's land at many places, India's intelligence agencies sound alert
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) China has illegally occupied Nepal's land at several places spreading over seven bordering districts and Indian intelligence agencies have sounded an alert in New Delhi.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Apple may buy streaming rights of upcoming James Bond film
San Francisco, Oct 24 (IANS) Apple is reportedly planning to acquire the rights of the upcoming James Bond film "No Time to Die" for its video streaming service, Apple TV+.
2020-10-24
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
New algorithm predicts likelihood of acute kidney injury
New York, Oct 24 (IANS) A new artificial-intelligence-based tool can help clinicians predict which hospitalised patients face a high risk of developing acute kidney injury (AKI), say researchers, including one of Indian-origin.
2020-10-24
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Defence Minister, Army Chief visit forward areas at LAC
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) : Amid border tensions with China along the Line of Actual Control, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and Indian Army Chief General Manoj Mukund Naravane on Saturday visited Sukna Corp in Bengal's Darjeeling district.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Rana, Narine take KKR to 194/6
Abu Dhabi, Oct 24 (IANS) Nitish Rana and Sunil Narine put up 115 runs for the fourth wicket to help Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) get over a poor start to their innings and post 194/6 in 20 overs against Delhi Capitals at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium here on Saturday.
2020-10-24
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket