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For weavers of Varanasi, there is sorrow in warp and weft
Power thrills... and it also kills.
2019-05-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Phoebe Waller-Bridge wanted to be a boy
London, May 20 (IANS) Actress Phoebe Waller-Bridge says she wanted to be a boy when she was younger.
2019-05-20
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Opposition still feels NDA will fall short, says alternative needs to be ready
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) Even as the exit polls predicted a majority for the ruling NDA in the Lok Sabha elections, the Opposition camp is convinced that the BJP-led coalition will fall short of numbers, due to which they are making an effort to cobble up an alternative.
2019-05-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Several injured in West Bengal post-poll violence
Kolkata, May 20 (IANS) Several persons were injured in post-poll clashes between political parties in two districts of West Bengal, police said on Monday.
2019-05-20
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Chandrababu Naidu reaches Kolkata to meet Mamata
Kolkata, May 20 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu reached here on Monday to hold a meeting with his West Bengal counterpart Mamata Banerjee.
2019-05-20
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Naidu 'cent per cent' sure of TDP retaining power in Andhra
Amaravati, May 20 (IANS) Unfazed by the exit polls which predicted that the YSR Congress Party will storm to power in Andhra Pradesh, Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Monday said he was "cent per cent" sure of his Telugu Desam Party (TDP) retaining power.
2019-05-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Dangal 2019
Akbar denies meeting Ramani at Oberoi hotel
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) Former Union Minister M.J. Akbar on Monday denied meeting journalist Priya Ramani for a job interview at The Oberoi hotel in Mumbai in December 1993 and asking her personal, rather than professional questions.
2019-05-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Sepsis subtypes identified, different remedies stressed
New York, May 20 (IANS) Sepsis is not a single syndrome but multiple distinct conditions much like cancer, suggest researchers.
2019-05-20
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Sexual harassment charge filed against Tripura MLA
Agartala, May 20 (IANS) Tripura Police have launched a probe after a tribal girl filed a complaint of sexual harassment against a legislator belonging to the ruling alliance partner IPFT, an official said on Monday.
2019-05-20
Category: India, Tripura,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Facebook releases maps to help fight disease outbreak
San Francisco, May 20 (IANS) In a bid to fight disease outbreaks, Facebook has built new maps that can help its health partners better understand where people live, how they are moving and whether they have connectivity.
2019-05-20
Category: International, Costa Rica,Business/Economy,Technology
Economist Piketty to study Kerala model of growth
Thiruvananthapuram, May 20 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Monday said a nodal officer would be appointed to help eminent economist Thomas Piketty to study the state's model of growth.
2019-05-20
Category: India, Kerala,National,Business/Economy,Politics
249 Turkish foreign ministry personnel to be arrest
Ankara (Turkey), May 20 (IANS) Turkish prosecutors on Monday issued arrest warrants for 249 foreign ministry personnel over their suspected links to the Gulen Movement.
2019-05-20
Category: International, Turkey,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
BJP delegation meets EC top brass, demands re-poll in Bengal
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) A BJP delegation on Monday met top Election Commission officials and demanded re-polling where violence had taken place during all phases of the Lok Sabha polls in West Bengal and requested deployment of central forces till the model code of conduct is in force.
2019-05-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
India eves beat South Korea 2-1 in tour opener
Jincheon (South Korea), May 20 (IANS) The Indian women's hockey team edged past hosts South Korea 2-1 in their first game of the three-match bilateral series, here on Monday.
2019-05-20
Category: International, Asia,South Korea,Sports,Hockey
Chandrababu Naidu to continue efforts for non-BJP coalition
Amaravati, May 20 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Monday said he would continue his efforts to forge a non-BJP coalition till May 23, the day of counting of votes.
2019-05-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Powerful liquor lobby influencing CM Adityanath, alleges sacked UP Minister
Lucknow, May 20 (IANS) Infuriated over his sacking, controversial Uttar Pradesh Cabinet Minister Om Prakash Rajbhar on Monday alleged that Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath succumbed to the powerful liquor lobby and did not implement prohibition in the state.
2019-05-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Kroos extends contract with Real Madrid till 2023
Madrid, May 20 (IANS) Real Madrid midfielder Toni Kroos has signed a contract extension that is set to tie him to the club for four seasons, the La Liga side said on Monday.
2019-05-20
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Lanka for global intelligence sharing to end terror
Colombo, May 20 (IANS) Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena has called on countries to join hands in sharing intelligence to deal with international terror threats, media reported on Monday.
2019-05-20
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Diplomacy,Politics,Terrorism
Beyond the Cannes red carpet: Where are Indian films?
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) As many as 1,854 feature films were submitted to be part of the 2019 Official Selection at the Cannes Film Festival from across the world this year. As many as 39 nations are represented as production or co-production countries. India is missing.
2019-05-20
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,IANS Life,National
Air Asia India eyes corporate clients, foreign flights
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) Seeking long-term travel commitment, Tata Group joint venture Air Asia India plans to tie up with about 200 companies in the next few months, offering them a slew of benefits, including flexibility in last-minute flight change and onboard meals.
2019-05-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Art of commuting: Delhi metro stations double up as art galleries (Art Feature)
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) Most Indians may still need a push to visit art galleries and museums, but when the national capital's favourite commuting mode Metro Rail doubles up as a contemporary art gallery itself, it is not uncommon to see Delhiwallahs stop, look and even click an occasional selfie.
2019-05-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Features,Lifestyle/Fashion,Art/Culture/Books
Google limits Huawei's use of Android
Washington, May 20 (IANS) Google has barred Huawei from some updates to the Android operating system, dealing a major blow to the world's second-largest smartphone seller. It also means loss of Android licence for Huawei, forcing it to use the open source version of the operating system.
2019-05-20
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy,Technology
Gale kills four in Beijing
Beijing, May 20 (IANS) Beijing continued with a blue alert for strong winds on Monday, after gales began to sweep across the capital city on Sunday, killing at least four people and disturbing traffic.
2019-05-20
Category: International, China,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Market gives thumbs-up to exit polls, ends 1,422 pts up (3rd Lead)
Mumbai, May 20 (IANS) Along expected lines the benchmark Sensex advanced by a massive 1,422 points on Monday to finish at 39,352.67, marginally short of its lifetime high.
2019-05-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Business/Economy
Centre moves Supreme Court on retrospective effect of Black Money law
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) The Centre on Monday moved the Supreme Court on the applicability of the Black Money law after the Delhi High Court had stayed proceedings against advocate Gautam Khaitan over questions on the retrospective effect of the 2016 legislation.
2019-05-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Business/Economy
ALERT: Centre moves SC on retrospective effect of Black Money law
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2019-05-20
Category: International, Spain,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights
Real Madrid bids farewell to Keylor Navas
Madrid, May 20 (IANS) Real Madrid fans bid farewell to goalkeeper Keylor Navas just before the side's final La Liga game of the season against Real Betis.
2019-05-20
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
2 arrested for livestreaming voting on Facebook Live
Mohali, May 20 (IANS) You must have read about people livestreaming suicides, shootings and other crimes on Facebook Live but police here have arrested two local leaders for uploading videos of casting their votes on the platform.
2019-05-20
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Technology
Priyanka best version of my dream self in future: Hina
Cannes, May 20 (IANS) Popular television actress Hina Khan, who made her debut at the 72nd Cannes Film Festival here last week, calls actress Priyanka Chopra Jonas the "best version of her dream self in the future".
2019-05-20
Category: International, France,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Langer defends Hazlewood's omission from WC squad
Melbourne, May 20 (IANS) Australia head coach Justin Langer has defended the decision to exclude Josh Hazlewood from the upcoming World Cup squad, saying the pacer didn't play enough white-ball cricket in the recent time to make his case for the showpiece event.
2019-05-20
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,World Cup 2019,Cricket
ALERT: Kamal Haasan gets anticipatory bail in 'Godse extremist' remark case
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2019-05-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Cinema/Showbiz,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Ex-Kolkata top cop moves SC seeking protection from arrest
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) Former Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar moved the Supreme Court on Monday seeking protection from arrest by the CBI in the Saradha scam chit fund case.
2019-05-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
ALERT: Ex-Kolkata Police chief moves SC seeking protection from arrest
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2019-05-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Om Prakash Rahbhar dismissed from Yogi government
Lucknow, May 20 (IANS) Governor Ram Naik on Monday dismissed Uttar Pradesh Minister Om Prakash Rajbhar from his ministerial position on the recommendation of Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.
2019-05-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Drinking coffee does improve bowel movement
San Diego, May 20 (IANS) Drinking coffee keeps the bowels moving because it changes gut bacteria and improves ability of intestines to contract, find researchers.
2019-05-20
Category: International, Costa Rica,Health/Medicine
Starbucks opens 'silent cafe' in China's Guangzhou
Beijing, May 20 (IANS) Leading coffee chain Starbucks has opened a "silent cafe" in the Chinese city of Guangzhou, where about half of the staff are hearing impaired, as part of an initiative to support the employment of disabled people.
2019-05-20
Category: International, China,Human Interest/Society
May 23: A day to celebrate India's democracy (Comment)
On May 23, the seven-week long Indian election process will come to an end. The votes will be counted and a winner will be declared. No matter who wins, the real winner will be Indias democracy. I say this as an Indian American who has had the privilege of living in the two largest - and, I would add, greatest - democracies in the world. I have watched in awe as this years election in India has unfolded. It brought back memories of Indias national election of 2014. The scope and size of that election was unrivalled in the history of the world.
2019-05-20
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Opinion/Commentary
Indian expat's charity sets iftar distribution record in UAE
Abu Dhabi, May 20 (IANS) A Dubai-based charity, owned by an Indian expat, has set a new Guinness World Record for iftar distribution, the media reported.
2019-05-20
Category: International, Togo,Diaspora
Sushma to visit Kyrgyzstan on Tuesday for meet
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will visit Kyrghyztan on Tuesday where she will represent India at the two-day meeting of the Council of Foreign Ministers (CFM) of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO)here.
2019-05-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy
Delays in acquiring land posed problems for Delhi Metro phase-III project
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) Delays in acquiring land, getting No-Objection Certificates besides other unanticipated hurdles plagued the third phase of Delhi Metro project, leading to time overrun in expansion of the national capital's modern transport system.
2019-05-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
ALERT: UP Minister Om Prakash Rajbhar likely to be dismissed
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2019-05-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Older Samsung watches to get brand new features
Seoul, May 20 (IANS) Samsung is rolling out an update that would bring latest features in its Galaxy Watch Active to older smartwatches.
2019-05-20
Category: International, South Korea,Business/Economy,Technology
NDA leaders likely to meet on May 21
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) With most of the exit polls on Sunday predicting return of Narendra Modi as Prime Minister, the leaders of National Democratic Alliance (NDA) are likely to meet on May 21, ahead of the counting of votes on May 23.
2019-05-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
In Kerala, BJP is predicted to open its account
Thiruvananthapuram, May 19 (IANS) The exit polls by various agencies predict that for the first time the BJP will open its account in Kerala, seeing a setback for the ruling CPI-M-led Left and gains for the Congress-led UDF.
2019-05-19
Category: India, Kerala,National
Bollywood's pro-BJP celebs hail exit poll predictions
Mumbai, May 19 (IANS) Vocal BJP supporters Paresh Rawal and Anupam Kher were among some Bollywood celebrities who hailed the exit polls which on Sunday predicted victory for the NDA.
2019-05-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,National
EC to re-examine PMO, NITI Aayog for violation of MCC
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) The Election Commission has decided to re-examine the clearance it had given to Prime Minister's Office and NITI Aayog for alleged violations of the Model Code of Conduct during the Lok Sabha elections, said sources.
2019-05-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
NDA to get 290-310 seats: India TV-CNX exit poll
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) The National Democratic Alliance may get a clear majority in the Lok Sabha, winning from 290 to 310 seats, an exit poll by India TV-CNX predicted on Sunday.
2019-05-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Exit polls confirmed our prediction, says YSRCP
Amaravati, May 19 (IANS) The YSR Congress Party on Sunday said the exit polls which predicted its victory in Andhra Pradesh Assembly elections had only confirmed what it had been claiming for last several months.
2019-05-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,National
NDA seems on way to form next government: Exit polls
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) is likely to keep its bastion in Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Karnataka, Gujarat and Delhi and make major inroads in West Bengal, according to the exit poll by Republic TV.
2019-05-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
BJP can touch double figures in WB: Exit polls
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) could touch the double figure mark in West Bengal in this Lok Sabha election, up from its 2014 tally of two seats, major exit polls, including the IANS-CVOTER poll, predicted on Sunday.
2019-05-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics