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Cong dares Modi to tell people who dismembered Pakistan
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) The Congress has slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi for only highlighting abrogation of Article 370 in the Assembly poll campaigns and dared him to tell the people who split Pakistan into two.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Rohit coming good at the top changes everything: Rathour
Ranchi, Oct 19 (IANS) With the duo of Rohit Sharma and Ajinkya Rahane steadying the ship after India were reeling at 39/3 at one stage, batting coach Vikram Rathour praised both the batsmen at the end of the opening day's action at the JSCA Stadium on Saturday.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Bihar,Sports,Cricket
I-T to probe Rs 5.34 mn cash found from NCP MLA's aide's home
Mumbai/Thane, Oct 19 (IANS) The Income Tax (I-T) Department will probe the recovery of Rs 5.34 million in cash from a private residence which was visited under strange circumstances by an undertrial Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) legislator, Ramesh Kadam, officials said here on Saturday.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Manjari Fadnnis: Failure has taught me balance
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Actress Manjari Fadnnis has seen highs and lows professionally. She says failure has taught her some important lessons.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Dr. Zeus slams 'Bala' makers for using his hits 'Dont be shy', 'Kangna'
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) Punjabi music sensation Dr. Zeus has slammed the makers of the upcoming film "Bala" for using his songs "Dont be shy" and "Kangna" without giving him due credit.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
GVL asks Naidu if he is ready to merge TDP with BJP
Vijayawada, Oct 19 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader G.V.L. Narasimha Rao said on Saturday that if N. Chandrababu Naidu is ready to merge his Telugu Desam Party (TDP) with the BJP, he is ready to talk to the party leadership.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
11-year chess player evicted from tourney in TN
Chennai, Oct 19 (IANS) Even as the All India Chess Federation (AICF) professes to catch chess talent in schools, an 11-year schoolboy was barred from playing in a tournament midway by an official of the Tirunelveli District Chess Development Association (TDCDA), the boy's father alleged.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Education,Politics,Sports
Muslim litigants not to build mosque if verdict in favour
Ayodhya, Oct 19 (IANS) Concerned over the possible post-verdict situation in the Ram Janmabhoomi Babri Masjid dispute case, Muslim litigants have said that they will not build the mosque for the sake of country's peace and harmony.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
Campaigning ends for bypoll to 5 Kerala Assembly seats
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 19 (IANS) The campaign for bypoll to five Assembly constituencies -- Vatiyoorkavu, Aroor, Konni, Ernakulam and Manjeswaram
2019-10-19
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
No distance now between Kartarpur Sahib, pilgrims: PM
Ellenabad/Rewari (Haryana), Oct 19 (IANS) The distance between Kartarpur Sahib Gurudwara in Pakistan and Guru Nanak's followers is now ending, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Saturday, the last day of campaigning in Haryana.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Haryana,National,Politics
Batting on 95, Rohit shouted 'not now' as rain threat loomed
Kolkata, Oct 19 (IANS) A video of unbeaten centurion Rohit Sharma shouting 'not now' as the skies turned grey just before he smashed a six to reach his third hundred of the series took social media by storm as India took on South Africa on the opening day of the third and final Test here on Saturday.
2019-10-19
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
India to have Marine Police Force to guard coastline
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) The Ministry of Home Affairs has completed the modalities of setting up a new armed force -- Central Marine Police Force -- to strengthen coastal security. A final proposal would be sent to the Cabinet by early next month for approval, a source in the ministry said on Saturday.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
UP bypolls: Opposition hopes for big upset on many seats
Lucknow, Oct 19 (IANS) Opposition parties in Uttar Pradesh are hoping for a big upset in the bypolls in 11 Assembly constituencies, the campaigning for which came to an end on Saturday.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Netflix's new Japanese film is a magnificent mess (Review; Rating: * and 1/2)
"The Forest Of Love" (original Japanese film for Netflix); Cast: Kippei Shina, Kamataki Eri, Hinami Kyoko, Mitsushima Shinnosuke; Direction: Sion Sono; Rating: * and ½ (one and a half stars)
2019-10-19
Category: India, New Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
TCL launches 85-inch P8M 4K AI TV for Rs 1,99,990
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Chinese consumer electronics firm TCL Electronics on Saturday launched the 85-inch P8M 4K AI TV exclusively at its brand store here.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Gourmet Getaway's 3rd edition concludes in Jaipur
Jaipur, Oct 19 (IANSlife) 'Lost recipes and sustainability' was discussed at length at the International Food Festival, Gourmet Getaway in Jaipur, which was the third edition of the event.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,IANS Life
Mary Kom asks 'who is Nikhat Zareen', wants Bindra to focus on shooting
Kolkata, Oct 19 (IANS) A day after boxer Nikhat Zareen wrote to Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju asking for a fair opportunity, Mary Kom said she does not know Nikhat Zareen.
2019-10-19
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Other Sports
Kumaon Lit Fest focuses on sustainability and Irish writing
Nainital, Oct 19 (IANSlife) With a stellar line-up of thought-provoking sessions, the fourth edition of the two-day Kumaon Festival of literature and arts, named Himalayan Echoes, kicked off on Saturday in Nainital here.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,IANS Life
Yami recreated Neetu Singh's 70's look for 'Bala'
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) Yami Gautam recreated veteran actress Neetu Singhs look inspired by the classic song "Ek main aur ek tu" from the movie "Khel Khel Mein" for a number from her forthcoming film "Bala". The actress says she personally loves the 1970s and everything associated with it.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Ranchi Test: Faf loses toss despite bringing proxy captain
Ranchi, Oct 19 (IANS) In a bid to end his losing streak at the toss, South Africa skipper Faf du Plessis on Saturday brought Temba Bavuma as proxy captain for the third and final Test against India at the JSCA Stadium here.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Bihar,Sports,Cricket
Salman Khan's bodyguard joins Shiv Sena
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) Superstar Salman Khan's bodyguard Shera has formally joined the Shiv Sena on Saturday, just days before the Maharashtra Assembly polls.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Politics
Congress pins hopes on revival in Ahirwal region of Haryana
Mahendragarh (Haryana), Oct 19 (IANS) After a wipeout from south Haryana in the last Assembly elections, the Congress is looking for a revival in the region as a result of the growing discontent within the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over distribution of tickets and the rift in the Chautala-clan-led Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) that has led to the formation of the Jannayak Janata Party (JJP).
2019-10-19
Category: India, Chhattisgarh,National,Politics
Ranchi Test: Rohit stands tall as SA rattle India top-order (Lunch)
Ranchi, Oct 19 (IANS) South Africa pacers came out with a brilliant performance as they scalped three wickets in the first session of the third and final Test against India, here on Saturday.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Bihar,Sports,Cricket
Shahbaz Nadeem: 296th Indian to play Test cricket
Ranchi, Oct 19 (IANS) Left-arm Jharkhand spinner Shahbaz Nadeem on Saturday became the 296th player to represent India in Test cricket.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Bihar,Sports,Cricket
Sarfaraz will not find place in Pakistan team: Akhtar
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Shoaib Akhtar has insisted that he has been telling Sarfaraz Ahmed to pull up his socks since last two years and therefore no one else is responsible for the sacking of the wicket-keeper batsman as Pakistan skipper in Tests and T20Is.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Telangana shutdown hits transport services
Hyderabad, Oct 19 (IANS) Amid incidents of stone pelting in a few places, the day-long shutdown began in Telangana on a call given by the employees of the Telangana State Road Transport Corporation (TSRTC), whose indefinite strike entered the 15th day on Saturday.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Film on Kerala floods make it to Cairo film festival
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 19 (IANS) Malayalam award-winning filmmaker Jayaraj's latest offering, "Roudram 2018", based on the devastating 2018 Kerala floods, will be screened at the International Panorama Section of the 41st Cairo International Film Festival.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Human Interest/Society
Arjun: Being Chelsea FC ambassador is 'surreal feeling'
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) Arjun Kapoor has been roped in as the Brand Ambassador of Chelsea Football Club (FC) for India. The actor calls it a dream come true and a surreal feeling.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Amazon announces Great Indian Festival - Diwali Special sale
Bengaluru, Oct 19 (IANS) Amazon India on Saturday announced the Great Indian Festival - Diwali Special sale which will bring deals and offers on a wide range of items, including smartphones, laptops, cameras, large appliances, kitchen products and more.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Karnataka,Technology
ISL organisers upset with Stimac's unprofessional attitude
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) India football coach Igor Stimacs comments on the lack of time with the national players before the World Cup qualifiers against Afghanistan and Oman in November owing to the running of the Indian Super League (ISL) hasnt gone down well with Football Sports Development Limited (FSDL) -- the organisers of the ISL.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Manpreet, Rani to lead Indian teams at Olympic Qualifiers
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Manpreet Singh and Rani Rampal will lead the respective Indian men's and women's hockey teams at the upcoming Olympic Qualifiers scheduled to take place on November 1st and 2nd at the Kalinga Hockey Stadium in Bhubaneswar.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Hockey
Wish you were BCCI chief when Yo-Yo was in demand: Yuvi to Dada
N0ew Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Former Indian all-rounder Yuvraj Singh has joined the list of cricketers congratulating Sourav Ganguly who is all set to be elected as the next president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).
2019-10-19
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Cricket
PFRDA aims to cover 45 crore unorganised sector workers
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) The Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority aims to cover around 45 crore people in the unorganised sector under its schemes, its member Supratim Bandyopadhyay said on Friday.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Andhra not to conduct interviews for government jobs now
Amaravati, Oct 18 (IANS) No interviews will be conducted henceforth for recruitment into government departments in Andhra Pradesh as Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy has directed the officials to conduct only the written examinations.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
10 Bengal girls likely to enter main draw of UTT nationals
Howrah (West Bengal), Oct 18 (IANS) After two rounds of matches on the opening day of the UTT National Ranking (East Zone) Table Tennis Championships, only 10 out of 21 sub-junior girls from West Bengal looked like making the main draw cut.
2019-10-18
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Other Sports
Amitabh Bachchan discharged from hospital
Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan was discharged from Mumbai's Nanavati hospital on Friday night.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Banking services may be hit Oct 22 as unions warn of strike
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Banking services could be affected next week as two bank unions have warned they will go on a 24-hour long strike on October 22 to protest against the recent bank mergers, falling deposit rates and a call for job security.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Is a foreign wife criteria for Nobel prize, asks BJP leader
Kolkata, Oct 18 (IANS) BJP National Secretary Rahul Sinha on Friday said that people whose second wives are foreigners are mostly getting the Nobel Prize.
2019-10-18
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
India to host 91st Interpol General Assembly in 2022
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) India will host the 91st General Assembly of Interpol in 2022 as part of the platinum jubilee celebration of its Independence, with the ongoing 88th Interpol General Assembly in Chile approving its proposal by a majority vote on Friday, an official statement said.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Politics,Defence/Security
39th Jr national Kho Kho c'ship to start on Oct 19
Surat, Oct 18 (IANS) The 39th Junior National Kho Kho Championship will commence at the S.M.C. School here on October 19 with the participation of as many as 792 players.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Gujarat,Sports,Other Sports
Sebi tightens norms for resignation of auditors
Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) In the wake of a number of resignations in listed companies off late, the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) on Friday floated stricter disclosure norms for resignation of auditors.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Govt loans from RBI down to Rs 402 cr in week ended Oct 11
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) The Central government had Rs 402 crore outstanding loans with the RBI in the week ended October 11, according to a weekly statistical supplement of Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Friday.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Jio posts Rs 990 cr net profit in Q2, ARPU drops
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Reliance Jio on Friday reported Rs 990 crore net profit for Q2 ending September, marking a year-on-year growth of 45.4 per cent on a standalone basis even as its average revenue per user (ARPU) fell while both data and voice volume grew significantly.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
No evidence of harassment of woman official at BHEL: Police
Hyderabad, Oct 18 (IANS) No evidence has been found so far that a woman officer of public sector unit Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL), who committed suicide here on Thursday, was being sexually harassed by her colleagues, police said on Friday.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Speaker must resign on moral grounds: Vijender Gupta
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Claiming that Delhi Assembly Speaker Ram Niwas Goel had failed to maintain dignity of the House, Leader of Opposition Vijender Gupta sought his resignation from the post.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Hindu side not part of any Ayodhya mediation effort: VHP
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) The Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) on Friday said that the Hindu side had not participated in any mediation effort after the hearing of appeals on the Ram Janmabhoomi issue commenced in the Supreme Court.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Religion
AAP urges CPCB to publish report on air pollution factors
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Delhi's ruling Aam Aadmi Party on Friday said the Central Pollution Control Board has blamed the people of the national capital for a surge in pollution levels in the city.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
High vegetable prices hits the common man's kitchen budget
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Possibilities of regular supply of vegetables have cooled down their prices in the wholesale market but in the retail market, prices are still disturbing the kitchen budget. Also, the garlic prices have caused the housewives' expenses to double.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Three school children killed as van falls into well
Shajapur (Madhya Pradesh), Oct 18 (IANS) Three students of a private school were killed on Friday when a van carrying them from school fell in a well at Richhoda village near here.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Naga peace process to be concluded without delay: Centre
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Getting nod from the apex leadership of all 14 Naga tribes and various stake-holders in a meeting held in Nagaland on Friday, the Centre said it has determined to conclude the peace process without delay after the overwhelming support in favour of a settlement of the issue.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics