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Press Club, Kolkata condemns repeated assaults on journalists in Bengal
Kolkata, April 23 (IANS) The Press Club, Kolkata, on Monday strongly condemned the recurring incidents of assaults on journalists and camera persons during the filing of nominations for the West Bengal Panchayat election.
2018-04-23
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Media,Politics
India should not worry about AI killing jobs: Bibek Debroy
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) India should not be concerned about artificial intelligence (AI) lead to overall less number of jobs, while the country is still going to be relatively young surplus at least till 2035, the Prime Minister's Economic Advisory Council (PMEAC) Chairman Bibek Debroy said on Monday.
2018-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology,Business/Economy
Jailed Egyptian photoreporter to receive UN press freedom prize
New York, April 23 (IANS/AKI) A photojournalist who has been in prison for nearly five years since his arrest for covering a demonstration in Cairo has been selected to receive this years press freedom prize from the United Nations cultural body Unesco, the UN said on Monday.
2018-04-23
Category: International, United States,Media,Immigration/Law/Rights,Diplomacy
Death penalty based on wrong diagnosis, says child rights activists
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) A day after President Ram Nath Kovind approved the ordinance to introduce death penalty for child rape, child and women rights activists voiced dissatisfaction with the move, saying that the new provisions fail to highlight other issues faced by survivors.
2018-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident
SAIL,AAI sign MoU to utilise airstrips under Udan scheme
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) State-owned Steel Authority of India (SAIL) and Airports Authority of India (AAI) on Monday entered into an MoU to utilise SAILs Rourkela, Bokaro and Burnpur airstrips under the Udan air regional connectivity scheme.
2018-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Panel suggests one-window solution for inter-country removal, retention of children
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) A government appointed panel has recommended one window solution in cases of inter country removal and retention of children, an official statement said on Monday.
2018-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Funds meant for tribal welfare being misutilised: AAP
Kolkata, April 23 (IANS) The Aam Aadmi Party on Monday accused the Union Coal and Mining Ministeries of mis-utilising funds allocated for Tribal Sub-Plan (TSP), a strategy for the socio-economic development of tribal people, and criticised the Central governmentfor not looking into the matter.
2018-04-23
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights,Business/Economy
Jet Airways-AeroMexico to operate codeshare flights from May
Mumbai, April 23 (IANS) Airline major Jet Airways on Monday said that it will operate flights between India and Mexico under a 'codeshare agreement' with AeroMexico.
2018-04-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Gujarat Police arrests SP in extortion, loot case
Gandhinagar, April 23 (IANS) Amreli district Superintendent of Police (SP) Jagdish Patel has been arrested in a case of extortion and loot, following the questioning of an Inspector earlier arrested in the case, the Gujarat Police said on Monday.
2018-04-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
L-G to decide Manu Sharma's fate, not Jessica's sister: Tihar official
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) A month after murdered model Jessica Lall's sister Sabrina Lall wrote to Tihar jail authorities that she had "forgiven" her killer Manu Sharma, officials said the convict's fate will be decided by Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal after the jail's Sentence Review Board (SRB) submits a report.
2018-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
RInfra's Q4 2017-18 consolidated net profit zooms by 291%
Mumbai, April 23 (IANS) Reliance Infrastructure (RInfra) on Monday reported an exponential rise of 291 per cent in its consolidated net profit for the fourth quarter of 2017-18.
2018-04-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Italy's President seeks talks on a populist-centre-left government
Rome, April 23 (IANS/AKI) Italy's president Sergio Mattarella on Monday asked the lower house of parliament's Speaker Roberto Fico to hold talks with the populist Five-Star Movement and the centre-left Democratic Party (PD) in a fresh bid to form a government after the inconclusive March 4 national election.
2018-04-23
Category: International, Italy,Politics
BJP releases fourth list of candidates for Karnataka polls
New Delhi/Bengaluru, April 23 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday released its fourth list of seven candidates for the May 12 elections to the 224-member Karnataka Assembly.
2018-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
IPL: Delhi restrict Punjab to 143
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) A disciplined bowling effort by Delhi Daredevils (DD) restricted Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) to a paltry 143/8 in the Indian Premier League (IPL) match at the Feroz Shah Kotla stadium here on Monday.
2018-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket,IPL-2018
NDA goverment crushing SC, Modi only interested in becoming PM again: Rahul (Roundup)
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday accused the BJP-led NDA government of "crushing" the Supreme Court and said that the Dalits may get killed and women may face rapes but Prime Minister Narendra Modi was only interested in himself and in becoming PM again.
2018-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Clear stand on permanent commission to women SSC officers, says SC
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday asked the Central government to clear its stand on the issue of giving permanent commission to women serving as short service commission (SSC) officers in defence services.
2018-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Defence/Security
SC seeks report on compliance of safety features of Kudankulam n-plant
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday asked the Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL) to file an affidavit indicating the progress made on safety features of Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) in Tamil Nadu's Tirunelveli district.
2018-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Technology,Business/Economy
No let up in Pawan Kalyan's attacks on TV channels
Hyderabad, April 23 (IANS) Actor-politician Pawan Kalyan on Monday continued his attacks on some Telugu news channels for repeatedly telecasting aactress Sri Reddy's video in which she used a vulgar word about his mother.
2018-04-23
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Media,Politics,Cinema/Showbiz
Real Betis' Gimenez out for three weeks due to injury
Seville (Spain), April 23 (IANS) Real Betis goalkeeper Dani Gimenez is to be sidelined for around three weeks after suffering a right leg injury over the weekend, the Spanish club said on Monday.
2018-04-23
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Suresh Kumar assumes additional charge of CIL chief
Kolkata, April 23 (IANS) Coal India Ltd (CIL) on Monday said Coal Ministry's Additional Secretary Suresh Kumar has assumed the additional charge as its Chairman and Managing Director.
2018-04-23
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Business/Economy
Arsenal's Elneny to miss Atletico Madrid clash due to injury
London, April 23 (IANS) Arsenal midfielder Mohamed Elneny will miss the first leg of the UEFA Europa League semifinal against Atletico Madrid because of an ankle ligament injury, the club announced on Monday.
2018-04-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Discussing ways to address sugarcane arrear issue: Paswan
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) In a bid to help sugar millers in paying off their arrears, the government is contemplating measures like cess on sugar sale, subsidy to cane farmers and tax-reduction in ethanol production, Union Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan said on Monday.
2018-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Water supply: Hold fresh meeting cordially, SC tells Delhi, Haryana
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday asked Chief Secretaries of Delhi and Haryana to hold fresh meeting with the Union Water Resources Secretary in "cordial atmosphere" to discuss the issues relating to the supply of Yamuna river water here.
2018-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Environment/Wildlife
One of the India-West Indies Tests will be day-night affair: BCCI
Kolkata, April 23 (IANS) One of the two Tests against the West Indies later this year will be a day-night affair, BCCI Acting Secretary Amitabh Chaudhary said on Monday.
2018-04-23
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
BCCI dismisses PCB's claim of not honouring 'contract' to play Indo-Pak series
Kolkata, April 23 (IANS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Monday dismissed Pakistan Cricket Board's (PCB) claim of an alleged MoU between the two nations to play a bilateral series, saying only a "statement of intent was inked in April 2014.
2018-04-23
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
Infosys bets on digital technology to drive business
Mumbai, April 23 (IANS) Global software major Infosys will invest more in digital technologies to drive business and look for strategic inorganic acquisitions, a company official said on Monday.
2018-04-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy,Technology
Sitharaman arrives in China
Beijing, April 23 (IANS) Indian Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman arrived here on Monday to take part in the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) ministerial meeting, according to the Indian External Affairs ministry.
2018-04-23
Category: International, China,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Hindustan Copper signs MoU with MOIL to create business synergy
Kolkata, April 23 (IANS) State-run Hindustan Copper Ltd (HCL) on Monday said it has signed an MoU with Manganese Ore (India) Ltd (MOIL), to create long term business synergy for both the Central Public Sector Enterprises.
2018-04-23
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Business/Economy
Modi to visit MP on Tuesday
Mandla/New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Madhya Pradesh's Mandla district for a day on Tuesday to participate in a host of public programmes.
2018-04-23
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
Bengal panchayat polls: One dead, MLA injured in violence during nominations
Kolkata, April 23 (IANS) Widespread violence and clashes between rival political groups claimed one life while a Congress legislator was among a large number of people injured on the extended date of filing nominations for the West Bengal Panchayat polls on Monday.
2018-04-23
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Mohamed Salah celebrates being chosen Player of the Year by fellow athletes
London, April 23 (IANS) Liverpool and Egypt forward Mohamed Salah celebrated on Monday after being chosen Player of the Year for 2017-18 by the United Kingdom's Professional Footballers' Association, an award cherished by athletes because it is decided by fellow players.
2018-04-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
SC seeks government's response on plea against provision criminalising gay sex
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday sought the Central government's response on hotelier Kesav Suri challenging Indian Penal Code's Section 377 which criminalises any sort of homosexual activity and other forms of unnatural sex.
2018-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Voting hours for May 12 Karnataka Assembly polls extended
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) In view of the hot weather conditions, the Election Commission on Monday extended the polling hours for the May 12 Karnataka Assembly elections by an hour.
2018-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Delhi Assembly's committees reconstituted
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Delhi Assembly Speaker Ram Niwas Goel on Monday reconstituted various standing committees and other panels of the house and held a formal meeting with their members and heads.
2018-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
EU, UN to co-host conference on Syria aid
Brussels, April 23 (IANS) The EU and the UN will co-chair a two-day international conference starting here on Tuesday, aiming to pump financial aid for Syrians and garner political support for UN-led intra-Syrian talks.
2018-04-23
Category: International, Belgium,Politics,Diplomacy
HRW slams gender discrimination in Chinese job ads
Hong Kong, April 23 (IANS) International NGO Human Rights Watch on Monday criticised China's government and private sector companies for alleged gender discrimination against women in job advertising and employment.
2018-04-23
Category: International, Hong Kong,Media,Immigration/Law/Rights
Opposition was unsure of its charges in impeachment notice: BJP
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) The BJP on Monday said the opposition members, who had moved impeachment motion against Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra, were unsure of their charges as they had used words such as "appears to be", "likely" and "prima facie" in their petition.
2018-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
CPEC has become a reality: Pakistan PM
Islamabad, April 23 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Monday said that the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) has become a reality and provided the country with a platform to achieve development, prosperity and poverty alleviation.
2018-04-23
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Business/Economy,Diplomacy
PDP member called on me deceitfully: Mirwaiz
Srinagar, April 23 (IANS) Senior separatist leader Mirwaiz Umer Farooq on Monday said that though his doors are open for everyone, yet a member of the state's ruling PDP who met him earlier in the day had done so "deceitfully".
2018-04-23
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Kashmir,Politics
Create niche experiences for tourists, recommends Ficci-Yes Bank report
Jaipur, April 23 (IANS) There is a need to create new and unique themes to promote tourism and also provide niche experiences to international tourists, a Ficci-Yes Bank report on tourism said.
2018-04-23
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Subsidised foodgrain for SC, ST, OBC hostel students: Paswan
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Union Food and Public Distribution Minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Monday said all students living in the hostels where two-third belong to SC, ST and OBC communities will be entitled to 15 kg of foodgrain per month at subsidised rates.
2018-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy,Education
UAE donates $70 million to support Palestinians
Abu Dhabi, April 23 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has donated AED 258 million ($70 million) to support the Palestinian people on the directives of President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan.
2018-04-23
Category: International, Togo,Politics,Diplomacy
Steel handling begins at Odisha's Dhamra Port
Bhubaneswar, April 23 (IANS) Steel handling at Odisha's Dhamra Port has started with the receipt of the first rack from Tata Steel's Kalinga Nagar plant by the train route, an official statement said on Monday.
2018-04-23
Category: India, Orissa,National,Business/Economy
Armenian Prime Minister resigns amid protests
Yerevan, April 23 (IANS) Armenian Prime Minister Serzh Sargsyan resigned on Monday after days of large-scale street protests against him.
2018-04-23
Category: International, Armenia,Politics
Modi's new slogan: Save daughters from BJP, says Rahul
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Taking a dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the Kathua and Unnao rape incidents, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday said he will come up with a new slogan asking people to save their daughters from his BJP.
2018-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
DMK holds human chain protest for Cauvery Board
Chennai, April 23 (IANS) DMK, along with its allies and like minded parties, on Monday held human chain protest in all district headquarters to pressurise the Central government to set up the Cauvery Management Board (CMB) and Cauvery Water Regulatory Authority (CWRC).
2018-04-23
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Settle matters with The Wire outside court, SC again tells Jay Shah
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday again asked BJP President Amit Shah's son Jay Shah to settle his defamation suit with The Wire even as the news portal said a firm no to an apology but agreed to carry a clarification.
2018-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Media,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
India-Poland bilateral trade crosses $3 bn in 2017: Polish envoy
Kolkata, April 23 (IANS) The bilateral trade between India and Poland has crossed $ 3 billion in 2017 and the European country is exploring various sectors to improve the trade balance, the Polish envoy to India said here on Monday.
2018-04-23
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Business/Economy,Diplomacy
Political intervention in India-Pakistan cricket ties a tragedy: Sethi
Kolkata, April 23 (IANS) Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chief Najam Sethi on Monday termed India and Pakistan not playing bilateral series due to political tensions as a "tragedy" for the fans, adding that the ball is now in the BCCI's court in terms of resumption of the ties.
2018-04-23
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
BJP releases fourth list of candidates for Karnataka
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) The BJP on Monday released fourth list of seven candidates for the May 12 elections to the 224-member Karnataka Assembly.
2018-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Woman fraudster arrested in Jammu
Jammu, April 23 (IANS) A woman, who had duped many people here on the pretext of giving them suitable interest for money to be deposited with her, was arrested here on Monday, police said.
2018-04-23
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Kirsten to be on talent hunt from April 23
Mumbai, April 23 (IANS) Former Indian cricket team chief coach Gary Kirsten will be looking for exceptional young cricketers in India between April 23 and May 18.
2018-04-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Pakistani, US officials hold talks amid curbs on diplomats
Islamabad, April 23 (IANS) Senior Pakistani and US officials held talks here on Monday amid tensions over tit-for-tat travel restrictions on each other's diplomats, authorities said.
2018-04-23
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diplomacy
IPL: Delhi opt to field vs Punjab
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Delhi Daredevils skipper Gautam Gambhir won the toss and opted to field against Kings XI Punjab at the Feroz Shah Kotla here on Monday.
2018-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket,IPL-2018
AIADMK-BJP not a double-barrel gun, say AIADMK leaders
Chennai, April 23 (IANS) Leaders of Tamil Nadu's ruling AIADMK on Monday denied that they are acting like a double-barrel gun, along with the BJP.
2018-04-23
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Diaz, Castillo put Pumas in striking distance of Mexican tourney playoffs
Mexico City, April 23 (IANS) Goals by Chileans Marcelo Diaz and Nicolas Castillo helped the UNAM Pumas beat Santos Laguna 2-1 over the weekend and stay within striking distance of making the Mexican league Clausura tournament playoffs.
2018-04-23
Category: International, Mexico,Sports,Football
New industrial policy coming soon, to boost MSMEs: Prabhu
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) India's new industrial policy, to be announced soon, is designed to create an ecosystem to help the development of micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) and link them to the global market, Commerce Minister Suresh Prabhu said on Monday.
2018-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
LIC Housing posts Rs 1,989 cr net profit
Mumbai, April 23 (IANS) LIC Housing Finance Company Ltd on Monday said it closed last fiscal with a net profit of Rs 1,989.58 crore.
2018-04-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Business/Economy
Rajpal Yadav sentenced to six months jail, gets bail
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) A court here on Monday sentenced Bollywood actor-comedian Rajpal Yadav, convicted of failing to repay a a loan of Rs 5 crore taken by his company to make a movie, to six months jail.
2018-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Immigration/Law/Rights,Bollywood,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Abducted girl rescued from Ghaziabad seminary
Ghaziabad, April 23 (IANS) A minor girl abducted from Delhi has been recovered from a madrassa in Ghaziabad.
2018-04-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Elneny will not recover in time to play against Atletico, confirms manager
London, April 23 (IANS) Arsenal midfielder Mohamed Elneny, who sustained a serious ankle injury in a league game against West Ham United (4-1), will not play in the first-leg match of the UEFA Europa League semi-finals against Atletico Madrid on Thursday, team manager Arsene Wenger has said.
2018-04-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Real's Ceballos says team ready for 3rd straight Champions League title
Madrid, April 23 (IANS) Real Madrid central midfielder Dani Ceballos on Monday highlighted his team's winning mindset on the road to a possible third consecutive UEFA Champions League title.
2018-04-23
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
At $69 bn India highest recipient of remittances in 2017: World Bank
Washington/New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) India topped as the highest recipient of remittances globally in 2017, with its diaspora sending back $69 billion, a World Bank statement said here on Monday.
2018-04-23
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy,Diaspora
Modi to visit Nepal on May 11
Kathmandu, April 23 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will embark on a two-day state visit to Nepal on May 11.
2018-04-23
Category: International, Nepal,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Diplomacy
England's Football Association apologises for tweet mocking Harry Kane
London, April 23 (IANS) England's Football Association on Monday apologised for mocking Tottenham Hotspur forward Harry Kane in a post on its official Twitter account over the weekend.
2018-04-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Shepherd injured in IED explosion near LoC
Jammu, April 23 (IANS) A sheepherd was injured in an IED explosion near the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district on Monday, police said.
2018-04-23
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Kashmir,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Indians like to spend on vacations: Survey
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Indians love to travel and don't hold back while spending on vacation, reveals a survey.
2018-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Five more states to roll out intra-state e-way bill
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) The central government on Monday said that five more states -- Arunachal Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Meghalaya, Sikkim and Puducherry -- will roll out intra-state e-way bills from Wednesday.
2018-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Improper for Naidu to reject impeachment motion: Goa Congress leader
Panaji, April 23 (IANS) It was improper for Rajya Sabha Chairman M. Venkaiah Naidu to make advance publicity a ground to reject an impeachment motion against CJI Dipak Misra since many BJP leaders have done so in the past, Goa Congress President Shantaram Naik said on Monday.
2018-04-23
Category: India, Goa,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Equity indices inch-up; IT stocks rise (Roundup)
Mumbai, April 23 (IANS) The Indian equity indices witnessed a volatile trade session on Monday and closed on a flat-to-positive note as healthy quarterly results drove investors' sentiments.
2018-04-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
1,127 nominations for Karnataka Assembly polls
Bengaluru, April 23 (IANS) The Election Commission (EC) had received 1,127 nominations for the May 12 Karnataka Assembly polls till Monday, the penultimate day before the deadline ends, the poll panel said.
2018-04-23
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Congress' impeachment move was attempt to weaken SC: Amit Shah
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) BJP President Amit Shah on Monday hit out at Congress and its President Rahul Gandhi after the impeachment motion against Chief Justice Dipak Misra was rejected, accusing them of seeking to "demonize and weaken" every institution maintaining its individual identity.
2018-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Rahi narrowly misses World Cup bronze in women's 25m Pistol
Chagwon (South Korea), April 23 (IANS) Shooter Rahi Sarnobat narrowly missed out on a bronze medal after finishing fourth in the women's 25 metre Pistol event at the second ISSF World Cup Rifle/Pistol/Shotgun stage here on Monday.
2018-04-23
Category: India, Chagwon,Sports,Other Sports
Sania-Shoaib set to become parents
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Indian tennis player Sania Mirza and former Pakistan cricket captain Shoaib Malik are set to become parents, the Hyderabadi announced on Monday.
2018-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Tennis
Real's Carvajal says tough job stopping Bayern trio
Madrid, April 23 (IANS) Real Madrid defender Dani Carvajal on Monday said his most difficult job against Bayern Munich would be stopping the Bundesliga football club's top scorer Robert Lewandowski and wingers Arjen Robben and Franck Ribery, ahead of the UEFA Champions League semi-finals.
2018-04-23
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Malhotra writes to Rathore on omission of shooting from 2022 CWG
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) All India Council of Sports (AICS) President Vijay Kumar Malhotra on Monday requested Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore and Indian Olympic Association (IOA) President Narinder Batra to take up strongly at all forums the issue of dropping the shooting discipline from the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham.
2018-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports,CWG-2018
Asthma, hay fever may up mental disorder risk
Taipei, April 23 (IANS) Patients suffering from asthma and hay fever may be at increased risk of developing psychiatric disorders, a new study suggests.
2018-04-23
Category: International, Taiwan, Province Of China,Health/Medicine
SC rejects plea for cutting scenes depicting Sati from 'Padmavat'
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday rejected the plea for the chopping of the scenes from "Padmavat" which were eulogizing 'Sati' and would adversely impact the viewers of the film.
2018-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Business/Economy,Cinema/Showbiz
Bharti Infratel's Q4 net profit marginally up by 2%
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Bharti Infratel's consolidated profit for the fourth quarter (January-March) of 2017-18 went up marginally by 2 per cent, a company statement said here on Monday.
2018-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
How oiling can make a difference to your hair
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) From time immemorial, massaging the scalp with oil has proved to be immensely beneficial to the health of ones hair. Each oil brings it's own set of properties and essential benefits and there is no particular preference that one should look at while choosing oils.
2018-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
DMRC girder collapse injures seven
Ghaziabad, April 23 (IANS) Seven persons were injured and three vehicles damaged when a girder of Delhi Metro Rail Corp (DMRC) collapsed at the Mohan Nagar DMRC station construction site in Ghaziabad on Monday.
2018-04-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Is sudden weight loss causing hair loss?
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) With weight reduction and the growing consciousness about looks and physique turning out to be the biggest resolution for every youngster, a right combination of exercises and nutritious food can be a game changer.
2018-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
I treat every song like a different character: Neha
Mumbai, April 23 (IANS) Singer Neha Kakkar, known for delivering hit party songs like "Sunny sunny" and "Manali trance", says she treats every song in a different way to bring variety in her singing.
2018-04-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Bengal panchayat polls: One dead in violence on extended nomination day
Kolkata, April 23 (IANS) The extended deadline day of filing nominations for West Bengal Panchayat polls on Monday, witnessed widespread violence and clashes between rival political groups in several districts resulting in the death of at least one person in Birbhum district.
2018-04-23
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Duchess of Cambridge gives birth to boy
London, April 23 (IANS) Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and wife of Prince William, gave birth to a baby boy on Monday, the royal family announced.
2018-04-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics,Human Interest/Society
Sushma calls on Xi, meets Chinese Vice President
Beijing, April 23 (IANS) India's External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Monday called on Chinese President Xi Jinping and had a crucial one-on-one meeting with Vice President Wang Qishan.
2018-04-23
Category: International, China,Politics,Diplomacy
Rahul Gandhi questions Modi on 'spirituality in cleaning toilets'
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday questioned Prime Minister Narendra Modi on associating spirituality with cleaning of toilets and also took a jibe at him on frying of 'pakodas'.
2018-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
Naidu rejects impeachment motion, opposition MPs to move SC (Roundup)
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Dealing a blow to the opposition, Rajya Sabha Chairman M. Venkaiah Naidu on Monday rejected an impeachment motion against Chief Justice Dipak Misra on the ground that there was lack of "credible and verifiable" information on charges of "misbehaviour" which, he said, undermined judiciary's independence.
2018-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Minor response to Jharkhand shutdown call
Ranchi, April 23 (IANS) A shutdown called on Monday over granting Scheduled Tribe (ST) status to the Kurmi caste in Jharkhand met with only a minor response.
2018-04-23
Category: India, Bihar,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Munjals, Burmans extend validity of their 'improved binding offer': Fortis Healthcare
Mumbai, April 23 (IANS) Fortis Healthcare on Monday said Hero Enterprise Investment Office and the Burman Family Office have extended the validity of their 'improved binding offer' till May 4, 2018.
2018-04-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
J&K Congress accuses BJP, RSS of communalising Kathua incident
Jammu, April 23 (IANS) Accusing the BJP and the RSS of trying to create a communal divide over the Kathua rape and murder case, Jammu and Kashmir's Congress leaders on Monday appealed to the people to maintain communal harmony.
2018-04-23
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident
12-year-old girl gang-raped in Jharkhand
Ranchi, April 23 (IANS) A 12-year-old girl was on Monday found gang-raped at the site of a house under construction in Dumka in Jharkhand, police said.
2018-04-23
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Rajasthan poised to become leading tourism hub: Vasundhara Raje
Jaipur, April 23 (IANS) Rajasthan was poised to take back the space of the country's leading tourism hub in the country with the state witnessing a "huge energy" in the sector, Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje has said.
2018-04-23
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Art/Culture/Books,Business/Economy
Unruffled Chief Justice presides over Court no 1
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Unruffled by the move seeking his removal by 64 MPs, Chief Justice Dipak Misra on Monday presided over Supreme Court number 1 - although there were some anxious moments initially.
2018-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Was any research done before ordinance on Pocso act amendment, asks HC
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Monday questioned why the ordinance on amending the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (Pocso) Act, to provide for death penalty to those convicted of raping a child up to 12 years old, was cleared without conducting any research on the issue.
2018-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Chairman's decision on impeachment illegal, SC will be moved: Sibal
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Attacking the rejection of the impeachment motion against Chief Justice Dipak Misra as "illegal, wrong and unconstitutional", Congress leader Kapil Sibal on Monday said the opposition members who had signed the motion will move the Supreme Court challenging the decision of Rajya Sabha Chairman M. Venkaiah Naidu.
2018-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Tech Mahindra opens cyber security centre in Andhra Pradesh
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) IT major Tech Mahindra on Monday announced that it has established Andhra Pradesh Cyber Security Operations Centre (APCSOC) in Vijayawada which is equipped with predictive threat analytics capabilities.
2018-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
TCS first Indian company to touch $100 bn in market cap
Mumbai, April 23 (IANS) Riding high on robust quarterly results and a weak rupee, IT bellwether Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) on Monday emerged as the first Indian listed technology company to cross the $100-billion mark in terms of market capitalisation (m-cap).
2018-04-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy,Technology
Nanar refinery project: Maharashtra ruling allies, opposition in ugly spat
Ratnagiri (Maharashtra), April 23 (IANS) Maharashtra's ruling Shiv Sena on Monday challenged its coalition ally Bharatiya Janata Party to shift the proposed Nanar refinery complex from the state to Gujarat, even as the latter hit back viciously along with the Opposition to unleash a full-fledged political controversy.
2018-04-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Salman reaches Sonamarg for 'Race 3' shoot
Srinagar, April 23 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Salman Khan on Monday reached the picturesque Sonamarg hill station in Jammu and Kashmir for a two-day shooting schedule of Remo D'Souza directed movie "Race 3".
2018-04-23
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Cinema/Showbiz
Casio G-Shock named title sponsor for Indian Extreme Nationals 2.0
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) G-Shock from Casio watches on Monday announced its association with the 'Indian Extreme Nationals 2.0, organised by the Extreme Sports Association of India (XSAI) for the second year running.
2018-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Rahul failed leader, Congress impeachment to end with Karnataka results: BJP
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Dubbing Congress President Rahul Gandhi a "failed leader", the BJP on Monday said that the "impeachment" of the opposition party began with the 2014 elections and will end with the Karnataka Assembly elections.
2018-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
50 new 'Moto Hubs' opened in western UP
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Lenovo-owned Motorola on Monday opened 50 new "Moto Hubs" in western Uttar Pradesh, including in Noida, Ghaziabad, Agra and Meerut.
2018-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Bengal Panchayat polls: Sporadic violations as fresh nominations filed
Kolkata, April 23 (IANS) Fresh nominations for the West Bengal Panchayat polls were filed on Monday amid tight security even as sporadic incidents clashes between the state's ruling Trinamool Congress and opposition party activists took place in some districts.
2018-04-23
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Heavy smoke disrupts services on Delhi Metro's Red Line
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Services on the Delhi Metro's Red Line (Dilshad Garden-Rithala) were suspended for more than one hour on Monday after heavy smoke from a nearby blaze made it difficult for the trains to run, the DMRC said.
2018-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Business/Economy
India leads digital transformation race in APJ region: Report
Mumbai, April 23 (IANS) India is set to lead the wave of digital disruption across the Asia Pacific and Japan (APJ) region with 94 per cent of the organisations in the country ready to tackle this transformation in the next five years, a new report said on Monday.
2018-04-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy,Technology
BJP accuses Akhilesh of having patronised criminals
Lucknow, April 23 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh's ruling BJP on Monday attacked former UP Chief minister Akhilesh Yadav over his "loose comments" in recent interviews, warning him that criminals, patronized by him, will no longer have a free run under the Yogi Adityanath government.
2018-04-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
AI-powered Honor 10 coming on May 15
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Huawei's sub-brand Honor, which has been working on their second generation Artificial Intelligence (AI) 2018 flagship device, is expected to launch "Honor 10" smartphone in London on May 15.
2018-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Petrol price at Rs 74.50 a litre in Delhi, highest since September 2013
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Petrol prices rose for the fifth consecutive day on Monday to Rs 74.50 per litre in New Delhi, even as global crude oil cost dipped somewhat due to international factors.
2018-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
'Mughal-e-Azam: The Musical' returns to Mumbai
Mumbai, April 23 (IANS) The tenth season of "Mughal-e-Azam: The Musical" will be returning here and director Feroz Abbas Khan and Shapoorji Pallonji have decided to stage the musical extravaganza from May 24.
2018-04-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Health Ministry removes 'fat shaming' tweet after Twitterati outrage
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) In an embarrassment for the government, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) on Monday removed a tweet that asked people "What's your choice?" based on a photo that displayed two women -- one overweight, depicting non-veg and processed food items and the other lean with fruits and vegetables.
2018-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Technology,Health/Medicine
Airtel to add over 6,000 new sites in Gujarat
Ahmedabad, April 23 (IANS) As part of its network expansion programme Project LEAP, Bharti Airtel on Monday announced plans to add more than 6,000 new sites in 2018-19, along with the deployment of an additional 2,000 km of optic fiber across Gujarat.
2018-04-23
Category: India, Gujarat,Business/Economy,Technology
Rajiv Mishra enters 'Mere Sai'
Mumbai, April 23 (IANS) Actor Rajiv Mishra is set to play a godman in "Mere Sai". He will be seen portraying the role of Dilawar Ali, a godman who enters Shirdi with three disciples.
2018-04-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion
Bengal losing Rs 100 cr per month from cattle smuggling
Kolkata, April 23 (IANS) A cattle traders' body on Monday accused a section of police in some north Bengal districts of ensuring safe passage to smugglers to ferry cattle to Bangladesh which resulted in revenue loss of around Rs 100 crore per month to the government.
2018-04-23
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Business/Economy
Exhumation of Spain's civil war victims begins
Madrid, April 23 (IANS) Experts on Monday began the exhumation of four people who were killed in the Spanish Civil War and buried alongside thousands of other war dead in mass graves incorporated into a mausoleum that was built by former dictator Francisco Franco.
2018-04-23
Category: International, Spain,Politics,Human Interest/Society
France's National Assembly approves controversial immigration bill
Paris, April 23 (IANS) The French National Assembly has passed a tough immigration reform bill that shortens asylum application deadlines, doubles the time for which illegal migrants can be detained and introduces a one-year prison sentence for entering France illegally.
2018-04-23
Category: International, France,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
Nanar row: Fadnavis hits back at Shiv Sena
Mumbai, April 23 (IANS) Minutes after ally Shiv Sena attacked the proposed Nanar refinery project, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis hit back on Monday.
2018-04-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics,Business/Economy
AI-driven music networking platform 'SocialMob' launched
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) In a bid to deliver exclusive online content, Artificial Intelligence (AI)-powered "SocialMob," a music and content app, on Monday announced its official launch in India.
2018-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
IPL: Sunrisers fancy chances against under-pressure Mumbai (Preview)
Mumbai, April 23 (IANS) Sunrisers Hyderabad will aim to recover from the recent slump and get back to winning ways when they face an under-pressure Mumbai Indians in a league encounter of the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the Wankhede Stadium here on Tuesday.
2018-04-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket,IPL-2018
Northeast states told to expedite digitisation of PDS to check fraud
Agartala, April 23 (IANS) The Union government has asked the northeastern states to expedite the computerisation of the Public Distribution System (PDS) to ensure greater efficiency and transparency, and to check large-scale fraud.
2018-04-23
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Zverev at 3rd spot, Nadal leads ATP rankings
Madrid, April 23 (IANS) Germany's Alexander Zverev jumped to the third spot with 5,195 points while Spain's Rafael Nadal maintained his number one spot in the men's Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) world singles rankings released Monday.
2018-04-23
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Tennis
Hostel students from SC, ST, OBC families to get subsidised foodgrain
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Union Food and Public Distribution Minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Monday said hostel students belonging to SC, ST and OBC families will be entitled to 15 kg of foodgrain per month at subsidised rates.
2018-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
IPL: We backed Rana from the beginning and assured him support: Kallis
Kolkata, April 23 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) head coach and former South Africa all-rounder Jacques Kallis on Monday heaped praise on top-order batsman Nitish Rana, saying the player was told he will get a chance to showcase his talent from the outset.
2018-04-23
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket,IPL-2018
India's spice exports up by 20%
Kochi, April 23 (IANS) Export of Indian spices and spice products saw a 20 per cent increase during the April-December 2017 period touching Rs 13,167.89 crore with a volume of 797,145 tonnes, according to figures released on Monday
2018-04-23
Category: India, Kerala,Business/Economy
Planet conservation one of the most critical issues: Farhan Akhtar
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Actor- filmmaker Farhan Akhtar says that it is important to raise awareness about the planet's conservation as that has become one of the critical issues nowadays.
2018-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Environment/Wildlife
New gold nanoparticle technique can make drugs 'smarter'
London, April 23 (IANS) Scientists have developed a new technique to bind proteins to nanoparticles that can help make drugs "smarter" and more effective at reaching their target.
2018-04-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
Key equity indices provisionally end in green
Mumbai, April 23 (IANS) The key Indian equity indices provisionally closed in the green on Monday on the back of healthy buying in consumer durables, healthcare and IT stocks.
2018-04-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Dalit votes make them important for politicians: Paswan
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Blaming the Congress for the poor state of Dalits in the country, Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Monday said it was their votes that attracted politicians to them.
2018-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
Woman fined $500 in US over apple
Washington, April 23 (IANS) A woman said on Monday that she was facing a $500 fine from the US customs agency after a free apple that she was given as a snack on a plane was found in her bag.
2018-04-23
Category: International, United States,Immigration/Law/Rights,Human Interest/Society
Demand for under-construction properties fall in Delhi-NCR
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Demand for under-construction properties in the Delhi-National Capital Region (NCR) fell in January-March 2018, compared to October-December 2017, due to the 12 per cent Goods and Services Tax (GST) imposed on the segment, a report said on Monday.
2018-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Rajan named by FT as possible candidate for Bank of England top job
London, April 23 (IANS) Raghuram Rajan, former Governor of the Reserve Bank of India, has been named as one of the possible contenders for the top job at the Bank of England (BoE), according to a report by UK-based Financial Times.
2018-04-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Business/Economy
Criminal who killed BJP leader shot dead
Noida, April 23 (IANS) Police from Noida and Gurugram in Haryana on Monday gunned down a criminal who carried a reward of Rs 2 lakh on his head.
2018-04-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
S.Korea to announce FIFA World Cup squad on May 14
Seoul, April 23 (IANS) South Korea will unveil their FIFA World Cup squad on May 14, the national football governing body said on Monday.
2018-04-23
Category: International, South Korea,Sports,Football
Opposition uproar in Odisha Assembly over 'rising rapes'
Bhubaneswar, April 23 (IANS) The opposition Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday created a ruckus in the Odisha Assembly over what they called the "increasing number of rape cases" in the state.
2018-04-23
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
AFSPA removed from Meghalaya, restricted in Arunachal
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) The Union Home Ministry has removed Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA) from Meghalaya and reduced it to eight police stations in Arunachal Pradesh, an official said on Monday.
2018-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Mekong River dolphin population increases for first time
Phnom Penh, April 23 (IANS) The population of dolphins in Cambodia's Mekong river has increased for the first time after years of constant decline that has pushed the threatened species to the brink of extinction, activists said on Monday.
2018-04-23
Category: International, Cambodia,Environment/Wildlife
Opioid use may increase risk of falls, death in elderly
Toronto, April 23 (IANS) Older adults who use opioids for pain relief may be at an increased risk of falling as well as deaths, according to researchers.
2018-04-23
Category: International, Canada,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
Jaishankar appointed as Tata Group's President of Global Corporate Affairs
Mumbai, April 23 (IANS) Former Indian foreign secretary S. Jaishankar has apparently been given a waiver from the "cooling off period" for bureaucrats, as Tatas have announced his appointment as their Groups President of Global Corporate Affairs.
2018-04-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Marta leads Brazil to seventh Copa America Femenina win
Santiago, April 23 (IANS) Marta Vieira da Silva helped Brazil clinch their seventh Copa America Femenina, topping the second round with nine points
2018-04-23
Category: International, Iraq,Sports,Football
76% citizens want death penalty for rapists: Survey
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) A day after President Ram Nath Kovind gave his nod to an ordinance on death penalty for rapists who attack children, a citizen survey shows that 76 per cent of the people agree with it.
2018-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident
SC to be moved against rejection of impeachment motion
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Opposition members will move the Supreme Court against the rejection by Rajya Sabha Chairman M. Venkaiah Naidu of the impeachment motion against the Chief Justice of India, Congress leader Kapil Sibal said on Monday.
2018-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Choosing right script for short films is tough: Kumud
Mumbai, April 23 (IANS) Actor Kumud Mishra, who played the protagonist in the short film "Listener", says choosing the right script for short films isn't easy as the story depends on the merit of the script.
2018-04-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Samsung pips Intel as top semiconductor player in 2017: Gartner
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) In a significant development, Samsung Electronics with 14.2 per cent share surpassed Intel as the top vendor for the global semiconductor market in 2017 -- a feat that took 25 years to happen --Gartner said on Monday.
2018-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Security up in Jodhpur ahead of Asaram verdict
Jodhpur, April 23 (IANS) Security was heightened here on Monday ahead of a verdict scheduled for Wednesday against godman Asaram in a rape case.
2018-04-23
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion,Crime/Disaster/Accident
PVR launches smog-free auditorium
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) With the aim to combat indoor air pollution, cinema exhibition company PVR Ltd on Monday rolled out its "clean air theatre" concept by launching the "Audit-Air-Ium" theatre here.
2018-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Docaviv fest to focus on women at the 20th edition
Tel Aviv, April 23 (IANS) Docaviv, Israels only festival devoted exclusively to documentary filmmaking, will celebrate its 20th edition in May with the focus on women empowerment, refugees and the politics of globalisation.
2018-04-23
Category: International, Israel,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood,Diaspora
36 killed in N.Korea accident
Beijing, April 23 (IANS) At least 36 people, including 32 Chinese tourists, were killed in a bus accident in North Korea, China's Foreign Ministry said on Monday.
2018-04-23
Category: International, China,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Halep stays atop women's tennis singles rankings
Madrid, April 23 (IANS) Romania's Simona Halep continued to lead the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) singles rankings released on Monday with 8,140 points, followed by Denmark's Caroline Wozniacki.
2018-04-23
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Tennis
2015 Paris attack suspect jailed in Belgium
Brussels, April 23 (IANS) Salah Abdeslam, the sole surviving suspect from the 2015 Paris terror attacks, was jailed in Belgium on Monday for 20 years over a gunfight that led to his arrest.
2018-04-23
Category: International, Belgium,Terrorism
Eminem celebrates 10 years of sobriety
Los Angeles, April 23 (IANS) Rapper Eminem has been sober for a decade. He celebrated it by proudly flaunting a coin that he received for achieving the milestone.
2018-04-23
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Health/Medicine
Five-year-old girl raped in UP
Lucknow, April 23 (IANS) A five-year-old girl was raped in Bareilly district of Uttar Pradesh by a man living in her neighbourhood, police said on Monday.
2018-04-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Elli AvrRam meets Akon
Mumbai, April 23 (IANS) Actress Elli AvrRam met internationally renowned singer Akon and says life is full of surprises.
2018-04-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Shania Twain apologises after Trump comment
Los Angeles, April 23 (IANS) Grammy award-winning Canadian singer Shania Twain apologised after saying she would have voted for US President Donald Trump.
2018-04-23
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Stampede kills one in UP railway station
Lucknow, April 23 (IANS) One person was killed and three others were injured on Monday at the Harauni railway station here following a stampede caused by a last-minute change in platform for a train, officials said.
2018-04-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Opposition to move SC against impeachment rejection
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Opposition members will move the Supreme Court against the rejection by Rajya Sabha Chairman M. Venkaiah Naidu of the impeachment motion against the Chief Justice of India, Congress leader Kapil Sibal announced on Monday.
2018-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Modi government crushing SC: Rahul
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday accused the Modi government of "crushing" and "suppressing" the Supreme Court and asserted that his party will not allow the ruling alliance to derail institutions created by the Constitution.
2018-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Xi, Modi to discuss US' 'protectionist' trade policy, 'unprecedented' developments
Beijing, April 23 (IANS) China on Monday said the "protectionist" trade policy of the US and the "unprecedented" changes in the world order in the past 100 years will be discussed by Chinese President Xi Jinping and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi at their two-day summit this week.
2018-04-23
Category: International, China,Politics,Business/Economy,Diplomacy
SC may be moved on CJI impeachment rejection: Tulsi
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Nominated Rajya Sabha member K.T.S. Tulsi on Monday said the opposition parties have the option of moving the Supreme Court against the order of Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu rejecting their impeachment notice against Chief Justice Dipak Misra.
2018-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Google's 'Files Go' app now in Odia language
Bhubaneswar, April 23 (IANS) Google on Monday said that its "Files Go" app is now available in the Odia language.
2018-04-23
Category: India, Orissa,Business/Economy,Technology,Art/Culture/Books
SC declines early hearing of Swamy's plea on Ayodhya worship
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday declined to hold an early hearing of BJP leader Subramanian Swamy's plea on his right to offer prayers at the makeshift temple at the disputed Ram Janmabhoomi in Ayodhya.
2018-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Religion
Udacity announces Cybersecurity Nanodegree Programme
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Silicon Valley-based online education platform Udacity has announced a new "Cybersecurity Nanodegree Programme" to train professionals who can develop innovative and sophisticated solutions to safeguard against data breaches.
2018-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology,Education
Opposition impeachment motion against CJI rejected
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) In a setback to the opposition, the impeachment motion against Chief Justice Dipak Misra was on Monday rejected by Rajya Sabha Chairman M. Venkaiah Naidu on the ground that there was lack of "credible and verifiable" information on charges of "misbehaviour" which undermined judiciary's independence.
2018-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Man kills wife in Delhi
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) A man killed his wife here after repeatedly attacking her with a hammer over a suspected affair, police said on Monday.
2018-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
'Sachin...' makers to adapt 'Brewster's Millions'
Mumbai, April 23 (IANS) 200 Not Out Cinemas Pvt. Ltd., the makers of "Sachin: A Billion dreams", are set to make a film on the book "Brewster's Millions" by George Barr McCutcheon.
2018-04-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Art/Culture/Books
Textile, handloom dominated day three of India Runway Week
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) The concluding day of India Runway Week (IRW) was high on textile and handloom with five designers from the past seasons dedicating their line to textiles and handlooms during the finale show.
2018-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Sudhir Mishra remembers 'master' Satyajit Ray on death anniversary
Mumbai, April 23 (IANS) Director Sudhir Mishra on Monday remembered Satyajit Ray on his 26th death anniversary. The "Yeh Saali Zindagi" helmer says that the legendary filmmaker was a master.
2018-04-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Utpal Das keen to work in Bollywood
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Assamese actor Utpal Das says he would like to work in Bollywood but only with challenging roles.
2018-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
New ASUS smartphone with massive battery, pure Android in India
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Taiwanese smartphone maker ASUS on Monday announced the global debut of ZenFone Max Pro (M1) from India, which is the first device from the company to be co-marketed and distributed online on Flipkart.
2018-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Indra Kumar recreates 'Paisa yeh paisa' for 'Total Dhamaal'
Mumbai, April 23 (IANS) Director Indra Kumar has recreated the number "Paisa yeh paisa" from the 1980 film "Karz" for his upcoming film "Total Dhamaal".
2018-04-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
SC stays proceedings against Salman over caste remarks
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday put on hold the proceedings pending against Bollywood superstar Salman Khan before several courts across the country in cases registered under the SC/ST Act for alleged derogatory remarks against a community.
2018-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Cinema/Showbiz,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Kimmel celebrates son's first birthday after heart surgery
Los Angeles, April 23 (IANS) TV show host Jimmy Kimmel celebrated his son Billys first birthday by paying him a tribute on social media.
2018-04-23
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Shift Nanar refinery to Gujarat, Shiv Sena dares BJP
Ratnagiri (Maharashtra), April 23 (IANS) Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray on Monday challenged the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to shift the proposed Nanar refinery complex from the eco-sensitive Konkan region of Maharashtra to Gujarat.
2018-04-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Man City celebrate EPL title with 5-0 win over Swansea
Manchester, April 23 (IANS) Manchester City, who have already wrapped up the English Premier League (EPL) title, celebrated early by thrashing Swansea City 5-0.
2018-04-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Russian experts to inspect UK military activity
Moscow, April 23 (IANS) Russian experts will carry out a military activity assessment in a district in the UK starting from Monday, a top official said here.
2018-04-23
Category: International, Russian Federation,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
ECI announces election date for Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Monday announced the date for the biennial elections in Maharashtra and a by-poll in Andhra Pradesh.
2018-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Tussle in Congress for Kerala Rajya Sabha seat
Thiruvananthapuram, April 23 (IANS) A race is on within the Congress in Kerala on who will be nominated for a Rajya Sabha seat the party hopes to win in June.
2018-04-23
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
4 British pilgrims killed in Saudi Arabia bus crash
Riyadh, April 23 (IANS) Four British pilgrims were killed and 12 injured in Saudi Arabia when their bus collided with a fuel tanker, officials said.
2018-04-23
Category: International, Saudi Arabia,Religion,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Transgender shot dead in Pakistan
Islamabad, April 23 (IANS) A transgender was shot dead after being beaten up by a group of armed men in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, the media reported on Monday.
2018-04-23
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Italian Serie A standings
Rome, April 23 (IANS) Following are the Italian Serie A standings after Sunday's late match between Juventus and Napoli, reports Xinhua news agency. The standings are tabulated under matches played, won, drawn, lost, goals for, goals against, points:
2018-04-23
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Football
Marquez wins sixth consecutive MotoGP in Austin
Austin (Texas), April 23 (IANS) Spain's Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda RC 213V) won his sixth consecutive Motorcycle Grand Prix of the Americas here.
2018-04-23
Category: International, United States,Sports,Motorsports
Feyenoord clinch Dutch Cup after beating AZ Alkmaar 3-0
Rotterdam, April 23 (IANS) Feyenoord Rotterdam have captured the Dutch Cup after beating AZ Alkmaar 3-0 here in the 100th final of the football tournament.
2018-04-23
Category: International, Netherlands,Sports,Football
Cologne hold Schalke to 2-2 draw in Bundesliga
Berlin, April 23 (IANS) Bottom-placed team Cologne is on the brink of relegation after playing a 2-2 draw with Schalke in the Bundesliga football championship.
2018-04-23
Category: International, Germany,Sports,Football
Duchess of Cambridge hospitalised
London, April 23 (IANS) The Duchess of Cambridge was admitted to hospital on Monday in the early stages of labour with her third child.
2018-04-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Human Interest/Society
Modi to visit MP on Tuesday
Bhopal, April 23 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Madhya Pradesh's Mandla district on Tuesday to address Panchayat bodies and indigenous communities.
2018-04-23
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
I support Claire Foy: Matt Smith
Los Angeles, April 23 (IANS) Actor Matt Smith has opened up about the news that he was paid more than his "The Crown" counterpart Claire Foy, saying he supports her.
2018-04-23
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Arrested for filing RTI on Parrikar's health: Businessman
Panaji, April 23 (IANS) Arrested and released on bail for uploading a false Facebook post announcing the death of ailing Manohar Parrikar, businessman Kenneth Silveira has said he was arrested two days after he filed an RTI plea with the Goa Chief Minister's Office seeking his health status.
2018-04-23
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics,Technology,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Health/Medicine
Kriti Sanon announced as Bata's brand ambassador
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Bollywood actress Kriti Sanon has been announced as the brand ambassador of Bata India. It is after 21 years that the footwear brand has finalised a Bollywood face post it's association with Rani Mukerji.
2018-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Neymar must join Real Madrid to be world's best: Rivaldo
Rio de Janeiro, April 23 (IANS) Brazil great Rivaldo has said that his compatriot Neymar will not be voted the world's best footballer if he remains at Paris Saint-Germain.
2018-04-23
Category: International, Brazil,Sports,Football
Seoul halts propaganda broadcasts along Pyongyang border
Seoul, April 23 (IANS) South Korea announced on Monday that it has stopped propaganda broadcasts along the border with the North ahead of a historic leaders summit on Friday, saying it was aimed at boosting the reconciliatory mood on the peninsula.
2018-04-23
Category: International, South Korea,Politics,Diplomacy
Seeking solution to US export ban: ZTE
Beijing, April 23 (IANS) Chinese telecom equipment maker ZTE Corporation is taking steps to comply with a US denial order, said the company.
2018-04-23
Category: International, China,Immigration/Law/Rights,Technology,Business/Economy
Exciting artworks at affordable prices in upcoming Delhi fair
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Think of art fairs and one is almost certain to be reminded of exorbitant prices. But a Kolkata-based annual event has set a benchmark for affordable sales over the past decade.
2018-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books
World Book Day: Ali Fazal, Richa on their favourite books
Mumbai, April 23 (IANS) If "Ishmael" by Daniel Quinn made actor Ali Fazal realise how "unimportant" the human species is, actress Richa Chadha likes to refer to the "Autobiography of a Yogi" several times in a year. On the occasion of World Book Day on April 23, these actors have spoken up on the book that changed their perspective on life.
2018-04-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Art/Culture/Books
Atletico held goalless by Betis in La Liga
Madrid, April 23 (IANS) Atletico Madrid were held 0-0 by Real Betis at a La Liga match at the Wanda Metropolitano stadium before 54,600 fans.
2018-04-23
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Lakes on Mars dried up 3.5bn years ago: Study
New York, April 23 (IANS) The discovery of cracks on the surface of Mars by NASA's Curiosity rover in early 2017 are evidence of lakes that likely dried up 3.5 billion years ago, confirmed a study, revealing details about the red planet's ancient climate.
2018-04-23
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
Key equity indices rise on healthy buying in IT, consumer durables
Mumbai, April 23 (IANS) The key Indian equity indices traded higher on Monday on the back of healthy buying in IT, consumer durables and healthcare stocks.
2018-04-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Napoli up-end Juventus 1-0, keep Serie A title hopes alive
Turin, April 23 (IANS) Napoli defeated Juventus 1-0 riding a 90th-minute header by Senegalese central defender Kalidou Koulibaly at the Allianz Stadium here, cutting the deficit to one point against the Serie A leaders and six-time defending champions.
2018-04-23
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Football
Family of dead Latvian tourist demands justice
Thiruvananthapuram, April 23 (IANS) The family of a Latvian female tourist whose body was found near Kovalam in Kerala on Monday demanded a fair probe into her death which they claimed was not a suicide.
2018-04-23
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Kerala's KASE to boost blue-collar job acceptability
Thiruvananthapuram, April 23 (IANS) Many in Kerala look down upon blue-collar jobs even though thousands of Keralites do such jobs abroad and elsewhere in India. To get rid of this perception is the primary objective of state-owned Kerala Academy for Skills Excellence (KASE), said a top official.
2018-04-23
Category: India, Kerala,National,Business/Economy
BJP MP's son arrested for violating prohibition
Patna, April 23 (IANS) The son of a BJP MP has been arrested in Bihar for consuming liquor in violation of prohibition law.
2018-04-23
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Were five Maharashtra legislators on Maoist radar?
Mumbai, April 23 (IANS) A five-member team of Maharashtra legislators who were on a three-day official tour of Gadchiroli district may have been on the radar of Maoists, 16 of whom were gunned on Sunday, authoritative sources said on Monday.
2018-04-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Railways to hand over century-old heritage bridge to UP government
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) In a bid to save its heritage structures, the Railways has decided against dismantling the 113-year old Lord Curzon Bridge in Allahabad and will hand it over the Uttar Pradesh government for its preservation.
2018-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books
Student injured in Kashmir clashes
Srinagar, April 23 (IANS) Clashes erupted in the Kashmir Valley on Monday as people protesting against the rape and murder of a young girl pelted stones at soldiers. A student sustained pellet injuries in Anantnag town.
2018-04-23
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics,Defence/Security,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Punjab finally waking up to decibel danger
Chandigarh, April 23 (IANS) Noisy wedding celebrations, high-pitched religious fervour and other ear-splitting nocturnal festivities have become a nightmare for peace-loving citizens of Punjab. Finally, the state's lawmakers and authorities seem to be waking up to the pervasive civic nuisance.
2018-04-23
Category: India, Punjab,National,Environment/Wildlife,Health/Medicine
Beyonce, Solange fall during Coachella set
Los Angeles, April 23 (IANS) Weekend two of music festival Coachella marked singer Beyonce Knowless second iconic performance as she and her younger sister Solange fell during their show.
2018-04-23
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Yaba drug smuggling, addiction rates record alarming rise in Bangladesh
Dhaka (Bangladesh), April 23 (IANS) Smuggling of the highly-addictive drug yaba -- and its soaring acceptance among the youth and even celebrities -- is a challenge Bangladesh faces increasingly as Rohingya refugees from neighbouring Myanmar are suspected to be peddling it as a means of survival, say border guard officials.
2018-04-23
Category: International, Bangladesh,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Crime/Disaster/Accident
SAP to power Larsen & Toubro arm's digital transformation
Mumbai, April 23 (IANS) Global software firm SAP SE on Monday announced the successful implementation of its "SAP S/4HANA Business Suite" at IT solutions company Larsen & Toubro Infotech (LTI).
2018-04-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy,Technology
Student injured in J&K clashes
Srinagar, April 23 (IANS) Clashes broke out at several places in Jammu and Kashmir on Monday after protesters pelted stones at army personnel. A student sustained pellet injuries in Anantnag town.
2018-04-23
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security,Education
Wikipedia's new 'page preview' feature to make browsing easy
San Francisco, April 23 (IANS) Wikipedia has deployed a new "page previews" feature for its English webpages to help users get a peek of the information behind a link without clicking on it.
2018-04-23
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Five soldiers injured in J&K accident
Srinagar, April 23 (IANS) Five soldiers were injured on Monday in an accident on the Srinagar-Jammu highway, police said.
2018-04-23
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Metro girder collapses in Ghaziabad
Ghaziabad, April 23 (IANS) A number of people were injured on Monday after a girder, which was being used by the Delhi Metro for the construction of a foot-over bridge, collapsed here, authorities said.
2018-04-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
14 Taliban militants killed in Afghanistan
Kabul, April 23 (IANS) At least 14 Taliban militants were killed in military operations in two Afghan provinces, authorities said on Monday.
2018-04-23
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
'Absence of benchmarks impacting quality of education in government schools'
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Thanks to the Right to Education Act (RTE) of 2009, India has been able to achieve near universal enrolment of children in schools at the primary and upper primary levels -- but the quality of what is being taught has been severely impacted by the lack of benchmarks, says a senior official, as also a recent survey.
2018-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
Ex-New York Mayor pledges $4.5mn towards Paris accord
New York, April 23 (IANS) Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has said that he would cut a cheque for $4.5 million to fulfil the US's financial commitment to the Paris climate accord, the media reported.
2018-04-23
Category: International, United States,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Drinking water may boost mental skills in exercising elderly
New York, April 23 (IANS) Older people who indulge in physical activity should increase their amount of water intake, to reap the full cognitive benefits of exercise, researchers suggest.
2018-04-23
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
Naidu rejects impeachment motion against Chief Justice Misra
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Vice President and Rajya Sabha Chairman M. Venkaiah Naidu on Monday rejected the Congress-led opposition's notice for impeachment of Chief Justice Dipak Misra.
2018-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Gmail users receiving spams from their own accounts: Report
San Francisco, April 23 (IANS) Some Gmail users have claimed that they have been receiving ads sent to them from their own accounts despite updated passwords and two-factor authentication, the media reported.
2018-04-23
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Business/Economy
Rana praises Keerthy Suresh, Dulquer Salmaan for 'Mahanati'
Chennai, April 23 (IANS) Actor Rana Daggubati has praised actors Keerthy Suresh and Dulquer Salmaan for their upcoming film "Mahanati".
2018-04-23
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Race discrimination in Australia at worst levels: Official
Canberra, April 23 (IANS) Race discrimination in Australia is at its worst levels in years, a top official said on Monday.
2018-04-23
Category: International, Australia,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Ranveer thanks Zoya Akhtar for 'Gully Boy'
Mumbai, April 23 (IANS) Actor Ranveer Singh, who has just wrapped up shooting for "Gully Boy", has thanked the film's director for the unique experience.
2018-04-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
British campaigner to sue Facebook over fake ads
London, April 23 (IANS) British consumer campaigner Martin Lewis is suing Facebook for defamation after dozens of fake advertisements bearing his name were published on the social media platform.
2018-04-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Immigration/Law/Rights,Technology,Business/Economy
Protesters pelt stones at army in J&K
Srinagar, April 23 (IANS) Clashes broke out at two places in Shopian and Pulwama districts on Monday after protesters in Jammu and Kashmir pelted stones at army personnel at these places.
2018-04-23
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security
Tripura asked to expedite digitisation of PDS to check fraud
Agartala, April 23 (IANS) The Union government has asked the northeastern states to expedite the computerisation of the Public Distribution System (PDS) to ensure greater efficiency and transparency, and to check large-scale fraud.
2018-04-23
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics,Business/Economy
TCS first Indian company to achieve $100 billion m-cap
Mumbai, April 23 (IANS) IT bellwether Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) on Monday emerged as the first Indian listed company to cross the $100-billion mark in terms of market capitalisation (m-cap).
2018-04-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Naidu rejects impeachment motion against Chief Justice Misra
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Vice President and Rajya Sabha Chairman M. Venkaiah Naidu on Monday rejected the Congress-led opposition's notice for impeachment of Chief Justice Dipak Misra.
2018-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
6 herbs to include in your daily diet for a healthier, happier you
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Focusing on health in the hectic and stressful lives that we lead today is becoming difficult. Incorporating relevant herbs in your daily diet is the first step towards a healthier you. Ayurveda texts and modern research say that herbs contain compounds that have beneficial health properties that can help prevent many lifestyle disorders and rejuvenate our bodies.
2018-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,National,Health/Medicine,IANS Life
VHP chief visits Ayodhya, says Ram temple will be reality soon
Ayodhya, April 23 (IANS) Newly elected Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) chief Vishnu Sadashiv Kokje on Monday visited the make-shift temple of 'Ram Lalla' here in Uttar Pradesh and said that the dream of billions for a grand Ram temple here will soon be a reality.
2018-04-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Religion
Nashville Mayor demands stricter gun laws following restaurant shooting
Washington, April 23 (IANS) Nashville Mayor David Briley has demanded for stricter gun laws following a shooting incident that killed four people at a restaurant in the Tennessee state capital, the media reported.
2018-04-23
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Two men killed in Delhi fire
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Two men were killed after a massive blaze broke out in a three-storeyed building here, said a fire officer on Monday.
2018-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Man sleeping on footpath run over by car in Hyderabad
Hyderabad, April 23 (IANS) A man sleeping here on footpath has been crushed to death by a car driven by an engineering student, police said.
2018-04-23
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Education
Naidu rejects impeachment motion against Chief Justice Misra
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Vice President and Rajya Sabha Chairman M. Venkaiah Naidu on Monday rejected the Congress-led opposition's notice for impeachment of Chief Justice Dipak Misra.
2018-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Seoul, Pyongyang officials finalise leaders' summit protocol
Seoul, April 23 (IANS) Officials from South and North Korea on Monday began a new working-level meeting to finalise the protocol and security measures regarding the historic summit between its leaders scheduled to take place on Friday.
2018-04-23
Category: International, South Korea,Politics,Diplomacy
Libyan navy recovers 11 bodies, rescues 283 migrants
Tripoli, April 23 (IANS) The Libyan navy said it had recovered the bodies of 11 migrants and rescued 283 others in separate operations.
2018-04-23
Category: International, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya,Immigration/Law/Rights
Tech firms don't care about users' data: Cambridge Analytica researcher
San Francisco, April 23 (IANS) Tech companies in the Silicon Valley like Facebook assume users know that their data is being sold and obtaining the data for Cambridge Analytica was not against the rules, a researcher with the British political consulting firm has said.
2018-04-23
Category: International, Costa Rica,Defence/Security,Technology,Business/Economy
Twitter co-founder invests in Indian AI-powered health chatbot
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Twitter co-founder Biz Stone has invested in a Delhi-based Artificial Intelligence (AI)-powered chatbot "Visit" which is the brainchild of students from Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS), Pilani in Rajasthan.
2018-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine
Seoul stops propaganda broadcasts on Pyongyang
Seoul, April 23 (IANS) South Korea stopped broadcasting propaganda along its border with North Korea on Monday to help promote the mood of rapprochement on the peninsula ahead of the inter-Korean leaders' summit later this week.
2018-04-23
Category: International, South Korea,Politics,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Pleasant Monday morning in Delhi
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) It was a sunny and pleasant morning in the national capital on Monday with the maximum temperature expected to be around 36 degrees Celsius, the weather office said.
2018-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Key Indian equity indices open on flat note
Mumbai, April 23 (IANS) Key Indian equity indices opened on a flat note on Monday.
2018-04-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
4 killed in US' Tennesse shooting, manhunt on
New York, April 23 (IANS) Four persons have been killed in the US at a Waffle House near Nashville, Tennesse. Police have warned that the gunman on the run is armed and dangerous, media reports said.
2018-04-23
Category: International, United States,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Bloomberg offers to meet US climate deal shortfall
New York, April 23 (IANS) Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg says he will pay $4.5 million to cover the lapsed US financial commitment to the Paris climate accord.
2018-04-23
Category: International, United States,Politics,Environment/Wildlife
Australian prodigy wins Menuhin violin competition
Geneva, April 23 (IANS) Ten-year-old violinist Christian Li from Melbourne, Australia, has become the youngest ever to win the junior category at the 2018 Menuhin Competition that took place here in Switzerland.
2018-04-23
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Art/Culture/Books
Fog causes major delays at Melbourne airport
Melbourne, April 23 (IANS) A thick fog caused major delays at Melbourne's Tullamarine Airport on Monday, the Australian authorities said. Several domestic flights were cancelled due to poor visibility.
2018-04-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Business/Economy
Clashes kill 2 in Libya's Benghazi
Tripoli, April 23 (IANS) An army captain and a civilian have been killed in clashes between the army and security personnel of the Interior Ministry in Libya's Benghazi.
2018-04-23
Category: International, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security
Abdo Benitez elected Paraguay president
Asuncion, April 23 (IANS) Paraguay's ruling Colorado Party candidate Mario Abdo Benitez has won the presidential election, data released by the country's election tribunal showed.
2018-04-23
Category: International, Paraguay,Politics
Mena Suvari on how veganism has changed her life
Los Angeles, April 23 (IANS) Actress Mena Suvari says being a vegan and choosing cruelty-free fashion and accessories have made her feel better about her life.
2018-04-23
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
Russia bans Google's IP addresses to block Telegram
Moscow, April 23 (IANS) Russian telecom watchdog Roskomnadzor said on Sunday that it has banned a number of Google IP addresses that allow instant messaging service Telegram to escape blockage in Russia over user data disputes.
2018-04-23
Category: International, Russian Federation,Politics,Technology
Cooper, Gaga's pact for 'A Star Is Born'
Los Angeles, April 23 (IANS) Actor-director Bradley Cooper and singer-actress Lady Gaga made a pact to perform well before starting with "A Star Is Born".
2018-04-23
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Saudi to regulate use of drones
Riyadh, April 23 (IANS) Saudi Interior Ministry announced on Sunday that regulation on using remote-controlled drones is in its final stages, Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported.
2018-04-23
Category: International, Saudi Arabia,Defence/Security,Terrorism,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Matt LeBlanc's gross moment on 'Friends'
London, April 23 (IANS) "Friends" star Matt LeBlanc says he once accidentally ate a plate of trifle that had been spat out by co-star David Schwimmer during filming for the show's sixth season.
2018-04-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
10 killed in Nigeria gunmen attack
Abuja, April 23 (IANS) At least 10 people were killed following gunmen's invasion of a farming community in a Nigerian state of Kogi early on Sunday, police said.
2018-04-23
Category: International, Nigeria,Terrorism
Paula Patton was ghostwriting for Robin Thicke
Los Angeles, April 23 (IANS) Actress Paula Patton has secretly been ghostwriting for her former husband and singer Robin Thicke for years.
2018-04-23
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Netanyahu accuses Iran of sending combat drones to attack Israel
Tel Aviv, April 23 (IANS) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday accused Iran of sending combat drones to attack Israel after Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif blamed Israel for violating international law.
2018-04-23
Category: International, Israel,Politics,Diplomacy
IPL: Rajasthan overcome Mumbai by 3 wickets, jump to 5th spot
Jaipur, April 23 (IANS) K. Gowthams quickfire 33 not out off 11 deliveries helped Rajasthan Royals overcome Mumbai Indians by three wickets here on Sunday as they ended their two-match losing streak in the Indian Premier League (IPL).
2018-04-23
Category: India, Rajasthan,Sports,Cricket,IPL-2018
Save elderly people from heat in simple ways
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Save the elderly at your home from adverse effects of summer heat. Take them for a walk in the malls where it is cool or go swimming with them, suggest experts.
2018-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
Bankruptcy, Real Estate Acts pitted against each other: Assocham
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Both the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (Code) and the Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act, enacted in 2016, appear to be pitted against each other as far as protecting the interests of bankers and home buyers area concerned, Assocham said on Sunday.
2018-04-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights
Modis looting country: Yechury
Hyderabad, April 22 (IANS) Launching a sharp attack on the Prime Minister, CPI-M General Secretary Sitaram Yechuri on Sunday claimed that Narendra Modi, fugutive diamantaire Nirav Modi and former IPL Chairman Lalit Modi were looting the country.
2018-04-23
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Foul play unlikely in Latvian tourist's death: Kerala Police
Thiruvananthapuram, April 22 (IANS) The Kerala Police said on Sunday night that a preliminary inquiry into the death of Latvian woman tourist -- whose decomposed body was found near Kovalam on Saturday -- does not suggest any foul play.
2018-04-22
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Mahesh Babu's 'Bharath Ane Nenu' to be dubbed in Hindi, confirms Director
Mumbai, April 22 (IANS) When Shekhar Kapoor opined after chairing the National Film Awards jury that there is no such thing as regional cinema any longer, he hadnt seen the new Mahesh Babu starrer "Bharath Ane Nenu", a wish-fulfilment parable on a new political awakening, which has already earned more than Rs 70 crore over the first weekend. And growing stronger by the idea.
2018-04-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Shaoli Mitra quits as Bangla Akademi head
Kolkata, April 22 (IANS) Theatre personality Shaoli Mitra on Sunday stepped down from the post of Chairperson of Paschimbanga Bangla Akademi citing infrastructural issues and complaining of difficulties in carrying out her responsibilities.
2018-04-22
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Art/Culture/Books,Politics
Prevented from meeting wife, man fatally stabs father-in-law
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) A middle-aged man was stabbed to death by his son-in-law on Sunday after he did not allow the accused to meet his wife at her parent's home in east Delhi, police said.
2018-04-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Temples are centres of India's cultural ethos: Vice President
Hyderabad, April 22 (IANS) Describing temples as centres of India's cultural ethos, Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu said on Sunday that "share and care" has been the core of India's philosophy.
2018-04-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
Don't blame media, we provide them 'masala', Modi tells party lawmakers
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday advised BJP leaders not to give "masala" to the media by getting into every issue as soon as they saw camerapersons, saying such "mistakes" affect the country, party and the individual's image.
2018-04-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
State FMs to meet on May 7 on finance panel's terms of reference
Amaravati, April 22 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Finance Minister Y. Ramakrishnudu on Sunday said the state has convened a meeting of finance ministers of all states on May 7 to discuss what it termed the "adverse effects" of the terms of reference of the 15th Finance Commission.
2018-04-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Indian Tigers thrash China Dragons in WSB tie
Rohtak, April 22 (IANS) Mandeep Jangra thumped Haerheng Wulepaer of China Dragons to register his first ever win in the World Series of Boxing (WSB) format and guided the Indian Tigers to the second consecutive victory with a 4-1 score at the National Boxing Academy here on Sunday.
2018-04-22
Category: India, Haryana,Sports,Other Sports
IPL: Yadav, Kishan help Mumbai to challenging total
Jaipur, April 22 (IANS) Mumbai Indians rode half-centuries from Suryakumar Yadav and Ishan Kishan to post a challenging total of 167/7 in their Indian Premier League (IPL) match against Rajasthan Royals here on Sunday.
2018-04-22
Category: India, Rajasthan,Sports,Cricket,IPL-2018
Rahul Gandhi to launch 'Save Constitution' campaign from Monday
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Accusing the BJP-RSS leadership of "systematically destroying" the Constitution, the Congress on Sunday announced that its President Rahul Gandhi will launch a nationwide "Save the Constitution" campaign on April 23 from Delhi's Talkatora stadium.
2018-04-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Anish gets a point on second day of Round 2 in ARRC
Adelaide, April 22 (IANS) Honda's Indian rider Anish D. Shetty scored once again in the Asia Production 250cc class on the second day of Round 2 in the Asia Road Racing Championship (ARRC) here on Sunday.
2018-04-22
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Motorsports
Lazio rout Sampdoria 4-0 with brace from Immobile
Rome, April 22 (IANS) Lazio thrashed Sampdoria 4-0 on Sunday, with Italian centre-forward Ciro Immobile scoring a brace in the Serie A, putting pressure on third-placed Roma.
2018-04-22
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Football
16 Maoists gunned down in Maharashtra's Gadchiroli
Gadchiroli (Maharashtra), April 22 (IANS) In the biggest crackdown on Maoists in four decades in Maharashtra, security forces on Sunday gunned down at least 16 Maoists, including some women, in the state's Gadchiroli district, an official said.
2018-04-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Gerard's brace earns Espanyol 2-0 win vs Girona
Gerona (Spain), April 22 (IANS) Espanyol forward Gerard Moreno scored a brace on Sunday to lead his side to a 2-0 away win over Girona in the La Liga football championship, dealing a setback to Girona's hopes of qualifying for next season's Europa League.
2018-04-22
Category: International, Philippines,Sports,Football
Modi, Xi to meet in China this coming week (Third Lead)
Beijing, April 22 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping will hold an informal summit meeting in China's central city of Wuhan, a meet which may well be a historic one and a defining moment in the history of Sino-Indian ties.
2018-04-22
Category: International, China,Politics,Diplomacy
US man fatally stabbed with daughter on lap
Los Angeles, April 22 (IANS) A man was having dinner with his daughter sitting on his lap when he was fatally stabbed by a homeless man in a random attack in Southern California.
2018-04-22
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Cheruiyot wins London Marathon women's race, Kipchoge gets 3rd men's win
London, April 22 (IANS) Kenyan runner Vivian Cheruiyot on Sunday surprised the favourites and won her first London Marathon women's race, while fellow Kenyan Eliud Kipchoge claimed his third win in London in the men's elite race.
2018-04-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Athletics
Arsenal trounce West Ham 4-1 in EPL
London, April 22 (IANS) Arsenal stunned West Ham United 4-1 on Sunday in the English Premier League (EPL), ahead of their duel later this week with Atletico Madrid in the first leg of the Europa League semi-finals.
2018-04-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
36 IS militants killed in Iraqi airstrikes in Syria
Baghdad, April 22 (IANS) At least 36 Islamic State (IS) militants were killed in airstrikes by the Iraqi air force targeting IS positions inside neighbouring Syria, the Iraqi military said on Sunday.
2018-04-22
Category: International, Iraq,Terrorism,Defence/Security
Nepal in talks with India, Pakistan to revitalise Saarc
Kathmandu, April 22 (IANS) Nepalese Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli on Sunday said Nepal has been holding negotiations with India and Pakistan to revitalise the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (Saarc).
2018-04-22
Category: International, Nepal,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Diplomacy
Twin bombings kill 58 in Afghanistan
Kabul, April 22 (IANS) At least 58 people were killed in twin blasts in Afghanistan on Sunday while another 117 were injured, media reports said.
2018-04-22
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Dalai Lama praises India's secularism
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama on Sunday praised Indias efforts in maintaining communal harmony and said that the countrys uniqueness lies in maintaining its secularism.
2018-04-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Religion,Diaspora,Diplomacy
Maliwal ends nine-day fast, calls it 'historic win' (Third Lead)
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) DCW Chairperson Swati Maliwal on Sunday ended her nine-day fast, after President Ram Nath Kovind approved an ordinance to provide the death penalty to those convicted of raping girls below 12 years, calling it a "historic win".
2018-04-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
Congress changes six names in final list for Karnataka polls
Bengaluru, April 22 (IANS) Releasing the final list of candidates for the May 12 Karnataka Assembly elections, the ruling Congress on Sunday announced a change of candidates in six seats and selected nominees for five other seats.
2018-04-22
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Chennai pip Hyderabad by four runs to return to top of IPL table
Hyderabad, April 22 (IANS) Chennai Super Kings (CSK) pipped Sunrisers Hyderabad by four runs at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium here on Sunday to return to the top of the Indian Premier League (IPL) table.
2018-04-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Sports,Cricket,IPL-2018
Live stream HD videos with this power-saving technique
New York, April 22 (IANS) Engineers, including one of Indian-origin, have developed a technique that could help wearable tech users share high-definition (HD) live videos without letting their devices consume high battery power.
2018-04-22
Category: International, United States,Technology
Strikes by lawyers no answer to filling of HC vacancies: SC
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) The Supreme Court has taken a serious view of the strike by Calcutta High Court lawyers in protest against court vacancies, including non-appointment of a regular Chief Justice, which has adversely impacted its functioning.
2018-04-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Algorithm tool to quickly catch sex predators developed
New York, April 22 (IANS) The faculty from US-based Purdue Polytechnic Institute has developed an algorithm tool that can help law enforcement personnel to filter out and focus on sex offenders who are most likely to set up face-to-face meetings with child victims.
2018-04-22
Category: International, United States,Defence/Security,Technology,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Students helping NASA decide which plants to grow in space
New York, April 22 (IANS) Not only scientists with advanced degrees but students are also helping NASA decide what crops to grow in space to expand food options and increase plant diversity.
2018-04-22
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech,Environment/Wildlife
Dead Latvian tourist's kin to seek justice from Kerala CM
Thiruvananthapuram, April 22 (IANS) The sister of a missing Latvian tourist, whose body was found near Kovalam, said on Sunday that they would meet Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Monday to seek a proper probe into the incident.
2018-04-22
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Here's why WikiLeaks can't convert its cryptocurrency into money
San Francisco, April 22 (IANS) Cryptocurrency marketplace Coinbase has shut the account of whistleblowing website WikiLeaks' Shop for allegedly violating its terms of service -- which means it cannot convert payments like bitcoin into conventional money.
2018-04-22
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Business/Economy
Mahindra, Meru to deploy electric cabs in Hyderabad
Hyderabad, April 22 (IANS) Mahindra Electric and cab service Meru on Sunday announced a joint electric vehicle (EV) pilot project in Hyderabad, to be replicated in other cities soon.
2018-04-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
This is the beginning of good times for women's cricket: Mithali Raj
Kolkata, April 22 (IANS) Indian captain Mithali Raj on Sunday opened the second annual ICC Womens Cricket Forum, reflecting on how far the game had come in the last 12 months and urging the sport to continue to build on the momentum.
2018-04-22
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
Absence of Players' Association in India, Pakistan worries ICC
Kolkata, April 22 (IANS) The fact that India and Pakistan do not have a Players' Association is a cause of worry for the International Cricket Council (ICC) and was discussed during the first day of the five-day meeting that got underway at a city hotel on Sunday.
2018-04-22
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
Decision-making may predict future drug addiction
New York, April 22 (IANS) Researchers have found that activity in decision-making brain regions of people who use recreational stimulants can predict who will discontinue thier use and who will develop a drug use disorder.
2018-04-22
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion,Science/Tech
India turning into global investment hub: Minister
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) India is turning into a global hub for investments due to the conducive environment provided by the Central government, Union Minister of State for Food Processing Industries Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti said on Sunday.
2018-04-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy
CJI should consider recusal from judicial work: Congress
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) The Congress on Sunday hit out at the BJP for "defending" Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra and said the latter should consider recusing himself from judicial and administrative work till he was cleared of the charge of "misbehaviour".
2018-04-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Kenyan runners Barngetuny, Kipketer win 41st Madrid Marathon
Madrid, April 22 (IANS) Kenyan runners on Sunday swept the 41st Rock and Roll Madrid Marathon, with Eliud Barngetuny and Valentine Kipketer winning the men's and women's events, respectively.
2018-04-22
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Athletics
More number of associate teams in World Cups to be discussed at ICC meet
Kolkata, April 22 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) will discus at its board meeting here about how to address the issue of accommodating more associate teams in future World Cups, an official said on Sunday.
2018-04-22
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
IPL: Mumbai opt to bat vs Rajasthan
Jaipur, April 22 (IANS) Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma won the toss and opted to bat against Rajasthan Royals in an Indian Premier League (IPL) clash at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium here on Sunday.
2018-04-22
Category: India, Rajasthan,Sports,Cricket,IPL-2018
Manipur agrees in principle for staff salaries as per pay panel
Imphal, April 22 (IANS) Manipur Chief Minister N. Biren Singh on Sunday said that the state government had agreed "in principle" to give enhanced salaries to its employees as per the 7th Pay Commission recommendations.
2018-04-22
Category: India, Manipur,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Modi, Xi to meet in China on April 27-28
Beijing, April 22 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping will have an informal summit meeting in China's central city Wuhan, which diplomats feel may mark a defining moment in the ties between the two Asian giants.
2018-04-22
Category: International, China,Politics,Diplomacy
President okays death to rapists of children, seizure of property
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind on Sunday approved an ordinance to provide death penalty for those convicted of raping girls younger than 12 years besides clearing another ordinance to confiscate property of fugitive economic offenders.
2018-04-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Business/Economy
Commercial film actors not taken 'seriously', says Nidhhi
Mumbai, April 22 (IANS) "Munna Michael" actress Nidhhi Agerwal says people don't take an actor seriously when he or she does "more commercial" films.
2018-04-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Petrol price touches record Rs 74.40 per litre in Delhi
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Petrol price in Delhi on Sunday touched Rs 74.40 per litre, the highest since May 2014, as per the daily price listed by state-run Indian Oil Corp (IOC) under its dynamic pricing regime.
2018-04-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Yechury re-elected to lead CPI-M ahead of 2019 battle (Fourth Lead)
Hyderabad, April 22 (IANS) The CPI-M on Sunday unanimously re-elected Sitaram Yechury as its General Secretary for another three years and he pledged to take steps to oust the government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
2018-04-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Acting fascinates me: Mr India 2017
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Mr India 2017 winner Darasing Khurana, who will be representing India at Mr International 2018 in Myanmar, says he has always been fascinated by acting and would like to try his luck in the field.
2018-04-22
Category: International, India,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Lifestyle/Fashion
India condemns terror attacks in Afghanistan, offers help
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) India on Sunday strongly condemned the terror attacks in Afghanistan's capital Kabul and in the country's Baghlan province during the ongoing voter registration process that claimed at least 37 lives.
2018-04-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Defence/Security,Terrorism,Diplomacy
16 Maoists killed in Maharashtra
Gadchiroli (Maharashtra), April 22 (IANS) In the biggest crackdown in four decades in Maharashtra, security forces on Sunday gunned down at least 16 Maoists including some women in Gadchiroli district, an official said.
2018-04-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Chill this summer with mango treats
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) With the mango season on, stir up a khatta panna, make taco or try making a pudding using mango recipes.
2018-04-22
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Six killed in another Afghanistan explosion
Baghlan (Afghanistan), April 22 (IANS) In a second bombing in Afghanistan on Sunday, six persons were killed and five injured as a bomb went off close to a voter registration centre in Baghlan.
2018-04-22
Category: International, Afghanistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
Shooters Ravi, Arjun falter at World Cup
Changwon (South Korea), April 22 (IANS) India's Ravi Kumar and Arjun Babuta finished fourth and sixth respectively in the men's 10 metre Air Rifle event at the second International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World Cup here on Sunday.
2018-04-22
Category: India, Telangana,Sports,Other Sports
Record 1.75 lakh Indians to go for Haj this year: Centre
Mumbai, April 22 (IANS) Union Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Sunday said a record 1.75 lakh pilgrims from India will go on Haj this year after the Centre increased the pilgrims' quota for the second consecutive year.
2018-04-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics,Religion
Naked man kills four in Tennessee
Nashville, April 22 (IANS) Four people were shot dead and as many injured as a naked man opened fire at a restaurant in Tennessee early on Sunday, police said.
2018-04-22
Category: International, India,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Gangjee ends 14-year title drought with Panasonic Open triumph
Osaka (Japan), April 22 (IANS) Indian golfer Rahil Gangjee ended a 14-year title drought by closing with a three-under 68 for a one-shot victory over South Koreans Hyungsung Kim and Junggon Hwang at the Panasonic Open Golf Championship here on Sunday.
2018-04-22
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Golf
It's a struggle to make living out of ghazals: Kabul
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Singer Kabul says it is difficult to make a living by just working on ghazals.
2018-04-22
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Art/Culture/Books
Tom Holland doesn't look 'old enough' to get beer
Los Angeles, April 22 (IANS) "Spider-Man: Homecoming" actor Tom Holland, 21, had to ask "Thor" star Chris Hemsworth to buy drinks on "Avengers: Infinity War" nights out.
2018-04-22
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari hungry for more love from audiences
Mumbai, April 22 (IANS) Director Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari, who got the Dadasaheb Phalke Excellence Award, hopes to continue telling stories and getting appreciation from the audience.
2018-04-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Six-year-old Odisha girl critical after rape, neighbour held
Bhubaneswar, April 22 (IANS) A six-year-old girl was raped in Odisha's Cuttack district, following which a man has been arrested, police said on Sunday.
2018-04-22
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Health/Medicine
Pooja Bhatt gets into introspection mood (Movie Snippets)
Mumbai, April 22 (IANS) Actress-filmmaker Pooja Bhatt yearns to go back to the time when safety was a norm and people were "truly kind" to each other.
2018-04-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Yechury re-elected to lead CPI-M ahead of 2019 battle (Third Lead)
Hyderabad, April 22 (IANS) The CPI-M on Sunday unanimously re-elected Sitaram Yechury as its General Secretary for another three years and he pledged to take steps to oust the government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
2018-04-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
India calls for 'quota-based resource base' for IMF
Washington/New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Calling for a timely review of the International Monetary Fund (IMF)'s quota system, India has urged for the creation of a robust quota-based permanent resource base for the multilateral lender to mitigate risks to the international monetary system.
2018-04-22
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy,Diplomacy
World's oldest person dies in Japan
Tokya, April 22 (IANS) Nabi Tajima, a Japanese woman believed to have been the world's oldest person, has died at the age of 117, the media reported on Sunday.
2018-04-22
Category: International, India,Human Interest/Society
Modi, Xi to meet in China on April 27-28
Beijing, April 22 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will travel to China to meet Chinese President Xi Jinping on April 27-28, it was announced on Sunday.
2018-04-22
Category: International, China,Politics,Diplomacy
Navy chief in Iran to attend naval symposium
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Navy chief Admiral Sunil Lanba on Sunday arrived in Tehran to participate in a three-day symposium aimed at strengthening maritime cooperation between different countries in the Indian Ocean region, an official statement said here.
2018-04-22
Category: International, India,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Dortmund, Hoffenheim win in Bundesliga
Berlin, April 22 (IANS) Jadon Sancho's performance helped Borussia Dortmund to inflict the second loss in a row on Bayer Leverkusen following a 4-0 result, whereas Hoffenheim crushed ten-man Leipzig 5-2 in the 31st round of the Bundesliga football championship.
2018-04-22
Category: International, Germany,Sports,Football
Illicit arms trade in Sahelo-Sahara danger to Europe: EU
Brussels, April 22 (IANS) A report funded by the European Commission has said the Polisario was involved in illegal arms trade and violent acts in the Sahelo-Sahara in collusion with terrorist groups operating in the conflict-ridden northern African desert region, according to Morocco's MAP news agency.
2018-04-22
Category: International, Belgium,Terrorism,Diplomacy
Education, job creation, healthcare in focus: Modi
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Appreciating the work of the BJP MPs and MLAs at the grassroot level, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said his government is focusing on education for children, opportunities for youth and medicine for the elderly.
2018-04-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Modi, Xi to meet on April 27-28
Beijing, April 22 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping will have an informal meeting in the Chinese city of Wuhan on April 27-28, it was announced on Sunday.
2018-04-22
Category: International, China,Politics,Diplomacy
Delhi Dynamos pick 29 young footballers after trials
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Indian Super League (ISL) franchise Delhi Dynamos (DD) selected 29 young footballers for their different age-group squads after the two-day long trials at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium concluded here on Sunday.
2018-04-22
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
14 Maoists killed in Maharashtra
Gadchiroli (Maharashtra), April 22 (IANS) In one of the biggest operations, security forces on Sunday gunned down at least 14 Maoists in Gadchiroli district of Maharashtra, an official said.
2018-04-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
IPL: Bottom placed Delhi face confident Punjab at home (Preview)
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Following a string of defeats, Delhi Daredevils (DD) will be desperate for a win against table-toppers Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) when they meet in an Indian Premier League (IPL) clash at the Feroz Shah Kotla here on Monday.
2018-04-22
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket,IPL-2018
Ex-Brazil keeper Julio Cesar bids winning farewell
Rio de Janeiro, April 22 (IANS) Former Brazil goalkeeper Julio Cesar ended his football career in style as Flamengo defeated America Mineiro 2-0 in the Brazilian Serie A at the Maracana stadium.
2018-04-22
Category: International, Brazil,Sports,Football
Kabul suicide blast kills 31
Kabul, April 22 (IANS) A suicide bomber blew himself up among a crowd lining up to get access to an election-related registration site in the Afghan capital on Sunday, killing 31 people and injuring 54 others, officials said.
2018-04-22
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
Algorithms on social media may be discriminating
New York, April 22 (IANS) A group of researchers have found that recommendation algorithms on social media platforms may discriminate on the basis of gender, age and race.
2018-04-22
Category: International, United States,Immigration/Law/Rights,Technology,Business/Economy
IPL: Hyderabad opt to bowl against Chennai
Hyderabad, April 22 (IANS) Sunrisers Hyderabad captain Kane Williamson won the toss and opted to field against Chennai Super Kings in an Indian Premier League (IPL) clash here on Sunday.
2018-04-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Sports,Cricket,IPL-2018
Salil Ankola to play villain in Manjrekar's film
Mumbai, April 22 (IANS) Actor Salil Ankola is on board to essay a negative role in filmmaker Mahesh Manjrekar's yet-to-be-titled film, which will also star Vidyut Jammwal and Shruti Haasan.
2018-04-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
France's tourist site evacuated after threat
Paris, April 22 (IANS) Mont-Saint-Michel, an island commune in France, was evacuated on Sunday after an unidentified man threatened to attack policemen, according to police sources.
2018-04-22
Category: International, France,Immigration/Law/Rights,Defence/Security,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Celta Vigo hold Valencia in La Liga clash
Vigo (Spain), April 22 (IANS) Valencia tied 1-1 with Celta Vigo in a Spanish top division football tie here, their third straight match without a win.
2018-04-22
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
BJP obstructing Mahanadi water: Odisha CM
Bhubaneswar, April 22 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Sunday asked the BJD workers to make people aware that the BJP-ruled Chhattisgarh and the BJP-led NDA government at the Centre have obstructed the flow of the Mahanadi water into Odisha.
2018-04-22
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Barça trounces Sevilla in Copa del Rey final
Madrid, April 22 (IANS) FC Barcelona saw stellar performances from superstar striker Lionel Messi and star midfielder Andres Iniesta in a 5-0 rout of Sevilla in the final of the Copa del Rey, Spain's annual football cup competition.
2018-04-22
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Sushma meets Wang, upbeat on Sino-Indian ties
Beijing, April 22 (IANS) Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and her Chinese counterpart Wang Yi opened talks here on Sunday, pledging to improve bilateral ties.
2018-04-22
Category: International, China,Politics,Diplomacy
Rishi Kapoor missed Twitter fights
Mumbai, April 22 (IANS) Rishi Kapoor was on a Twitter break, but is now back. The veteran actor says he missed all the fun and fights on the social networking site.
2018-04-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Technology
Amy Schumer says her marriage wasn't an 'impulsive' affair
Los Angeles, April 22 (IANS) Actress-comedian Amy Schumer says her surprise wedding in February wasn't an "impulsive" affair, even though she has known Chris Fischer for only a year.
2018-04-22
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Maliwal ends nine-day fast, calls it 'historic win'
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) DCW Chairperson Swati Maliwal on Sunday ended her nine-day fast after President Ram Nath Kovind approved an ordinance to provide death penalty to those convicted of raping girls below 12 years, calling it a "historic win".
2018-04-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
Kim Kardashian to launch lingerie, shapewear line
Los Angeles, April 22 (IANS) Reality TV star Kim Kardashian is reportedly expanding her fashion empire by launching a lingerie and shapewear line.
2018-04-22
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Avicii mourned at Coachella music fest
Los Angeles, April 22 (IANS) The unexpected death of world-renowned Swedish DJ and electronic dance music producer Avicii brought a sombre note to the 2018 Coachella music festival, especially near the Sahara Tent - the stage where the DJ closed the night in 2012.
2018-04-22
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz
Usher wants herpes lawsuit documents sealed
Los Angeles, April 22 (IANS) Singer Usher has asked a judge to seal the legal documents in his herpes lawsuit.
2018-04-22
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Immigration/Law/Rights
Yechury re-elected to helm CPI-M, vows to oust Modi government
Hyderabad, April 22 (IANS) The CPI-M on Sunday unanimously re-elected Sitaram Yechury as its General Secretary for another three years and he pledged to take steps to oust the government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
2018-04-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Indian, Pakistani troops trade heavy fire on LoC
Jammu, April 22 (IANS) Indian and Pakistani troops traded heavy fire on the Line of Control (LoC) on Sunday in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district.
2018-04-22
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Defence/Security
Maliwal ends her nine-day fast
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) Chairperson Swati Maliwal on Sunday ended her nine-day fast after President Ram Nath Kovind approved an ordinance to provide death penalty to those convicted of raping girls below 12 years.
2018-04-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Seoul, Pyongyang to hold additional working-level talks
Seoul, April 22 (IANS) Seoul and Pyongyang will hold additional working-level talks early next week to discuss the upcoming summit between South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korea top leader Kim Jong-un, South Korean officials said on Sunday.
2018-04-22
Category: International, South Korea,Politics,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Maliwal ends her nine-day fast
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) Chairperson Swati Maliwal on Sunday ended her fast she launched nine days ago after President Ram Nath Kovind approved an ordinance giving death penalty to child rapists.
2018-04-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
Apple to shut its last Watch-exclusive store in May
San Francisco, April 22 (IANS) Apple will shut down its last of the three Apple Watch-exclusive stores -- located in Tokyo -- it built when it launched the wearable in 2015.
2018-04-22
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Business/Economy
Celebs urge fans to make Earth greener, better
Mumbai, April 22 (IANS) Celebrities like Anushka Sharma, Dia Mirza and Richa Chadha feel everyone should pitch in to make Earth a better place to live in.
2018-04-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Environment/Wildlife
Army deployed in Nicaragua after 25 killed
Managua, April 22 (IANS) Soldiers have been deployed across Nicaragua after at least 25 people were killed as anti-government protests hit the country.
2018-04-22
Category: International, Nicaragua,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security
Shorts films should release theatrically
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Director Tarun Dudeja's latest short film "Listener", which travelled to film festivals in the US and Germany, was released digitally earlier this week. But he feels the audience in India should be able to watch short films on the big screen too.
2018-04-22
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Coaching centres shut in Kashmir Valley
Srinagar, April 22 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Education Minister Syed Altaf Bukhari on Sunday ordered the closure of all private coaching centres in the Kashmir Valley for 90 days, officials said.
2018-04-22
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics,Education
Yechury re-elected CPI-M General Secretary
Hyderabad, April 22 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) on Sunday re-elected Sitaram Yechury as its General Secretary for another three years.
2018-04-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Working with Majidi 'big learning experience' for Maelzer
Mumbai, April 22 (IANS) Mia Maelzer, an actress, casting director, acting coach, art director and production designer, says that working with the acclaimed Iranian filmmaker Majid Majidi in "Beyond The Clouds" was a big learning experience.
2018-04-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
To be ready in 500 days, Eastern Peripheral Expressway boasts of many firsts
New Delhi/Kundli, April 22 (IANS) The Eastern Peripheral Expressway -- which is expected to provide major relief to Delhi from vehicular pollution -- is set to be completed in a record time of 500 days as against a sanctioned target of 910 days, NHAI officials said.
2018-04-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Kabul blast kills 10, injures 56
Kabul, April 22 (IANS) At least 10 people were killed and 56 others injured when a suicide bombing blast took place through an election-related registering site in the Afghan capital on Sunday, officials said.
2018-04-22
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
SpaceX to build Mars rockets in Los Angeles
San Francisco, April 22 (IANS) The Big Falcon Rocket, or BFR, which will be used to explore Mars -- a goal that SpaceX CEO Elon Musk hopes to accomplish by 2022 -- will be built in the Port of Los Angeles, media reports said.
2018-04-22
Category: International, Costa Rica,Science/Tech,Technology
'Include Sikandra, Etmauddaula in world heritage list'
Agra, April 22 (IANS) Tourism industry leaders in Agra have demanded inclusion of two Mughal monuments, Sikandra and Etmauddaula, in the list of world heritage monuments.
2018-04-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Business/Economy,Human Interest/Society
Dilemma of a Bangladeshi commander as Rohingya humanitarian crisis unfolded
Ghumdhum Border Post (Bangladesh), April 22 (IANS) When hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees, escaping a brutal military crackdown in Myanmar, gathered near the Bangladesh border last year, a senior Bangladesh army commander was caught in a dilemma. He was wary of illegal incursions but at the same time didn't want to leave innocent men, women and children to die.
2018-04-22
Category: International, India,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Yechury re-elected CPI-M General Secretary
Hyderabad, April 22 (IANS) The CPI-M on Sunday re-elected Sitaram Yechury as its General Secretary.
2018-04-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Avicii's brother in Oman
Muscat, April 22 (IANS) David Bergling, brother of world-renowned Swedish DJ and electronic music producer Avicii, whose demise on Friday shook music lovers and the showbiz industry all over the world, is here as his family seeks answers to what caused his death.
2018-04-22
Category: International, Oman,Cinema/Showbiz,Health/Medicine
'Austin Powers' fame Mini-me dead at 49
Los Angeles, April 22 (IANS) Actor Verne Troyer, who played Mini-Me in two of the "Austin Powers" comedy films, is dead. He was 49.
2018-04-22
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
President okays ordinance for death to child rapists
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind on Sunday approved an ordinance to provide death penalty for those convicted of raping girls below age 12 years besides clearing another ordinance to confiscate property of fugitive economic offenders.
2018-04-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy,Crime/Disaster/Accident
If you can protect one tiger, you can create a jungle: Filmmaker S. Nallamuthu (IANS Interview)
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) She was often hailed as the "Tiger Queen", and was easily the world's most documented and famous feline. But what made Machli unique was that she helped break the "monster" myth and showed that even the stunning wild cat could be human-friendly -- thereby also sending out a larger conservation message.
2018-04-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Features
Ticket bookings for 'Avengers: Infinity War' starts early
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) The buzz for Marvel Studios' "Avengers: Infinity War" -- an ensemble of 22 superheroes to fight the supervillain Thanos -- is high and that has made the studio start the ticket bookings for the film early in India.
2018-04-22
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
IMF tells US, China to resolve trade tensions
Washington, April 22 (IANS) International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Christine Lagarde has called on the US and China to resolve trade tensions through rules-based multilateral institutions.
2018-04-22
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy,Diplomacy
Work together to mitigate climate change menace: Modi
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday appealed to everyone to work together to mitigate the menace of climate change as a way to pay tribute to the environment on Earth Day.
2018-04-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Environment/Wildlife
Himachal CM prioritises strengthening state's strategic infrastructure (IANS Interview)
Shimla, April 22 (IANS) First-time Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur has made strengthening the mountain state's weak infrastructure -- road, rail and air -- a priority as this would not only boost national security but also increase tourist flows. Himachal Pradesh shares a 260 km border with China.
2018-04-22
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Defence/Security,Business/Economy
Medication use increases in newly-diagnosed dementia patients
Sydney, April 22 (IANS) Researchers have found an increase in medication use by the patients who have been newly-diagnosed with dementia and they may consume unnecessary or inappropriate medicines that increase the risk of side effects.
2018-04-22
Category: International, Australia,Health/Medicine
'Concept of equality' pervades world's biggest community kitchen (IANS Special Series)
Amritsar (Punjab), April 22 (IANS) If there is one big leveller for people, irrespective of their religion, caste, gender, social status or riches, it is the "langar", or community kitchen, at the Golden Temple complex, where the holiest of Sikh shrines, the Harmandir Sahib, is located, in this city considered holy by Sikhs.
2018-04-22
Category: India, Punjab,National,IANS Special Series,Religion,Features,Human Interest/Society
President approves ordinance on death penalty to child rapists
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind on Sunday approved an ordinance to provide death penalty to those convicted of raping a child below the age of 12.
2018-04-22
Category: International, India,National,Politics,Business/Economy,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Dwayne Johnson surprises high school student
Los Angeles, April 22 (IANS) Actor Dwayne Johnson surprised a high school student who asked him to go to prom with her.
2018-04-22
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Take good care of pets this summer, but spare a thought for strays too
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) With the mercury soaring, the summer season can be unforgiving and sometimes fatal for our four-legged friends. And so, pet parents are increasingly becoming conscious and going out of their way to keep them cool and safe.
2018-04-22
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,National,IANS Life
11 killed in Afghanistan gunfight
Kabul, April 22 (IANS) At least 11 people, including 10 Islamic State (IS) militants and a security personnel, have been killed in a gunfight in Afghanistan's Jawzjan province, police said on Sunday.
2018-04-22
Category: International, Israel,Defence/Security,Terrorism,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Exit Yashwant: No big deal, yet? (Column: Political Circus)
Yashwant Sinhas departure from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is an event which ranks as low on the political Richter scale as the entrances of S.M. Krishna or Rita Bahuguna Joshi in the saffron outfit from the Congress.
2018-04-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Opinion/Commentary,Politics
'Indians need to appreciate the rich repository of its languages'
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) The purpose of language is to communicate, convey thoughts and bring us together. But now, at a time when languages are more often used to divide, to create an impression of superiority, to make you look like an out-of-touch elitist, "the need to begin appreciating the rich repository of languages that we have in India, is a dire need", says versatile author Kiran Manral.
2018-04-22
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,National,Art/Culture/Books,IANS Life
Global cues, quarterly results to guide equity indices (Market Outlook)
Mumbai, April 22 (IANS) Global cues such as volatile crude oil prices, along with the policy stance of major global central banks and the ongoing quarterly results season are expected to guide the Indian equity market's trajectory next week.
2018-04-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Mere protests won't do, have to work at grassroots for women's safety: FLO President
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Mere protests over heinous crimes like rape are not enough and work is needed on the ground to ensure the safety of women, according to the newly appointed head of Ficci Ladies Organisation (FLO).
2018-04-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Human Interest/Society
I dedicate my Dadasaheb Phalke award to Mira: Shahid Kapoor
Mumbai, April 22 (IANS) Actor Shahid Kapoor, who bagged the Dadasaheb Phalke Excellence Award (Best Actor) for his performance in "Padmaavat", has dedicated the award to wife Mira Rajput.
2018-04-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Cinema/Showbiz
Meals in the mountains (Book Extract)
ATTN EDITORS: "The Himalayan Arc: Journeys East of Southeast" edited by Namita Gokhale focuses on a crucial, enthralling, politically turbulent, yet often under-reported part of the Himalayan belt -- the "East of South-east". With over 30 contributors, it attempts to describe the sense of shared lives and cultural connectivity between the denizens of this area. Poetry, fiction, and mysticism are juxtaposed with essays on strategy and diplomacy, espionage and the deep state, photographs, folk tales, and fables. We bring you this exclusive extract with the permission of the publisher, HarperCollins.
2018-04-22
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,National,Art/Culture/Books,Human Interest/Society,IANS Life
No business problems, only people's problems: Shiv Khera (IANS Interview)
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) There are no business problems, only people problems -- and once these get resolved, so do the business problems, says motivational guru Shiv Khera, whose fifth book has just hit the stands while the first one has entered its 20th year and is set to be relaunched.
2018-04-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books,Business/Economy
James M. Cain's bleak view of human nature and relationships (Column: Bookends)
Why do we like evil, or rather, are fascinated by it, especially in its literary manifestations? Philosophically, evil is needed, for without it how can we recognise/do good, the fundamental underpinning of virtually all religions and moral systems? This may also hold true in the literary sense, where we also can experience a vicarious view of its course -- without the resultant consequences.
2018-04-22
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Art/Culture/Books,National,Opinion/Commentary,IANS Life
Heart patients who walk faster hospitalised less
London, April 22 (IANS) Increasing the pace of walking may bring some added benefits as researchers have found that faster walking patients with heart disease are hospitalised less.
2018-04-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
Pleasant Sunday morning in Delhi
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) It was a sunny and pleasant morning in the national capital on Sunday with the minimum temperature recorded at 21.2 degrees Celsius, two notches below the season's average, the Met Office said.
2018-04-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Macron, Sisi voice support for political settlement in Syria
Cairo, April 22 (IANS) Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi and French President Emmanuel Macron have voiced support for political settlement in Syria, the Egyptian presidential spokesman said in a statement.
2018-04-22
Category: International, Egypt,Politics,Diplomacy
Record numbers to run London Marathon
London, April 22 (IANS) Record numbers are expected to start the 2018 Virgin Money London Marathon on Sunday after more than 41,000 has registered for the race, organisers said.
2018-04-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports
EU, Mexico conclude new trade agreement negotiations
Brussels, April 22 (IANS) The European Union (EU) and Mexico concluded negotiations for a new trade agreement that will eliminate tariffs on virtually all products, the European Commission has said here.
2018-04-22
Category: International, Belgium,National,Business/Economy
Manchester United beat Tottenham to reach FA Cup final
London, April 22 (IANS) Ander Herrera scored the winner as Manchester United advanced into a record-equalling 20th FA Cup final at the expense of Tottenham at Wembley Stadium here.
2018-04-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
World Bank shareholders endorse capital increase plan
Washington, April 22 (IANS) The World Bank has said its shareholders endorsed a capital increase package, a series of internal reforms, and a set of policy measures to strengthen the international lender's capabilities.
2018-04-22
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy
Kerry Katona wants to send her ashes into space
London, April 22 (IANS) Singer Kerry Katona has reportedly arranged to have her ashes scattered in space after she dies.
2018-04-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Trump accuses former FBI boss of breaking law
Washington, April 22 (IANS) US President Donald Trump on Saturday said that the former director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) had broken the law when he leaked classified documents to the press.
2018-04-22
Category: International, United States,Politics
Iran defiant to US threats to quit nuke deal
Tehran, April 22 (IANS) Iranian officials vowed on Saturday to retaliate the US threats to possibly withdraw from the landmark 2015 international nuclear deal and expressed assurance that that will not hurt the country.
2018-04-22
Category: International, Turkey,Politics,Diplomacy
OPCW experts visit site of alleged chemical attack in Syria
The Hague, April 22 (IANS) Experts from the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) on Saturday visited one of the sites in Douma, Syria, where a chemical attack allegedly took place on April 7 to collect samples for analysis.
2018-04-22
Category: International, Netherlands,Politics
Kim shows rare PDA With Kanye
Los Angeles, April 22 (IANS) Reality TV star Kim Kardashian and her rapper husband Kanye West were seen getting up, close and personal at Kourtney Kardashian's birthday party.
2018-04-22
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Iran dismisses US allegations on human rights
Tehran, April 22 (IANS) Iranian Foreign Ministry on Saturday rejected recent anti-Iran human rights allegations by the US as "biased" and "politically-motivated".
2018-04-22
Category: International, Turkey,Politics,Diplomacy
May extend state of emergency for 10th time: Erdogan
Ankara, April 22 (IANS) Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday that Turkey may extend the state of emergency for the 10th time for the peace of the country when necessary.
2018-04-22
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
Amber Rose walks naked around son
Los Angeles, April 22 (IANS) Actress Amber Rose says she walks around naked in front of her five-year-old son Sebastian "all the time".
2018-04-22
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood,Lifestyle/Fashion
OneRepublic pays tribute to Avicci on their maiden India concert
Mumbai, April 22 (IANS) The American pop-rock band that enthralled Mumbaikars on their first ever live performance on Saturday night, paid a tribute to the young DJ Avicci, whose sudden demise shocked the music world.
2018-04-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Rome celebrates 2,771st birthday
Rome, April 22 (IANS) Celebrations took place across Rome on Saturday as the capital of Italy commemorated its founding 2,771 years ago.
2018-04-22
Category: International, Italy,Art/Culture/Books,Human Interest/Society
17 dead after 2 dragon boats overturn
Beijing, April 22 (IANS) Seventeen people were confirmed dead after two dragon boats overturned on Saturday in China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, local authorities said.
2018-04-22
Category: International, China,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Centre congratulates Bengal for becoming revenue surplus
Kolkata, April 22 (IANS) The Central government has congratulated the West Bengal government as the state has become revenue surplus in March, officials said.
2018-04-22
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Business/Economy
Karnataka BJP MP Sreeramulu contesting assembly polls
Bengaluru, April 22 (IANS) BJP's Lok Sabha lawmaker from Karnataka's Ballari, B. Sreeramulu on Saturday filed nomination to contest in the May 12 assembly elections from Molakamuru (reserved) seat in Chitradurga district.
2018-04-22
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Standardization of home healthcare to benefit the aged
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) The Quality and Accreditation Institute (QAI) on Saturday said it has set benchmarks for the home healthcare industry, to open doors for respectable players and medical insurers thereby benefiting a large section of the country's ageing population.
2018-04-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine
Cell to address complaints of sexual exploitation in Tollywood
Hyderabad, April 22 (IANS) Amid the raging row over casting couch in Telugu film industry, the Telangana government on Saturday decided to form a special cell to look into complaints of sexual exploitation.
2018-04-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
De Villiers gives RCB 6-wicket win over Delhi
Bengaluru, April 21 (IANS) A.B. de Villiers blasted 90 not out as Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) defeated Delhi Daredevils (DD) by six wickets here on Saturday to end their two-match losing streak in the Indian Premier League (IPL).
2018-04-22
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Cricket,IPL-2018
Imprint of Adi Shankaracharya apparent in contemporary India: President
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday said that imprint of eight century theologian Adi Shankaracharya are still apparent in contemporary India.
2018-04-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Religion,Art/Culture/Books
Rs 3.5 lakh crore needed for internal security in 2020-25: MHA
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Saturday said it had informed the 15th Finance Commission about its budgetary requirement of more than Rs 3.5 lakh crore for internal security and other responsibilities between 2020-25.
2018-04-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Domestic roadblocks impacted India's export prospects in 2017-18: PHD Chamber
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Buisness body PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry on Saturday said that the "after-effects of demonetisation and teething problems of GST" have significantly impacted the potential of exports growth.
2018-04-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Karnataka CM to contest from second assembly seat
Bengaluru, April 21 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah will contest also from Badami assembly constituency in the state's Vijayapura district in addition to Chamudeshwari in Mysuru, a Congres official said on Saturday.
2018-04-21
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
IPL: We have been batting well as a unit: Agarwal
Kolkata, April 21 (IANS) Kings XI Punjab batsman Mayank Agarwal on Saturday said their batsmen have been doing well in this Indian Premier League so far after their nine-wicket win over Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) via Duckworth-Lewis method here.
2018-04-21
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket,IPL-2018
Jet to inspect four 'CFM56-7B' engines after global safety directives
Mumbai, April 21 (IANS) Airline major Jet Airways on Saturday said that it has commenced the mandated engine inspection of four 'CFM56-7B' engines which power some of the Boeing 737 aircraft in its fleet.
2018-04-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
IPL: Karthik questions D/L method, vouches for VJD
Kolkata, April 21 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) skipper Dinesh Karthik termed the Duckworth-Lewis (D/L) method "strange" and vouched for Indian counterpart of the rule, the "VJD method", after his team lost to Kings XI Punjab by nine wickets in a rain-truncated Indian Premier League (IPL) game here on Saturday.
2018-04-21
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket,IPL-2018
Protest against rape takes centerstage at Akassh Aggarwal's show at IRW
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Protest against rape and female molestation was the main theme in Jewellery designer Akassh K. Aggarwal's show at India Runway Week here on Saturday when acid attack survivor Laxmi Agarwal walked the runway.
2018-04-21
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Immigration/Law/Rights
Indian Tigers beat Russian team in WSB tie
Rohtak, April 21 (IANS) Indian Tigers defeated Patriot Boxing Team of Russia 3-2 in a Word Series of Boxing (WSB) tie here on Saturday evening.
2018-04-21
Category: India, Haryana,Sports,Other Sports
No unfairness in selecting ministers: Amarinder
Chandigarh, April 21 (IANS) With accusations being made by his own party legislators that he picked up only his loyalists as ministers in his government, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh said on Saturday that the selections were made to give representation to all categories.
2018-04-21
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Shamita Shetty prepping up for 'The Tenant'
Mumbai, April 21 (IANS) Actress Shamita Shetty is excited about her next film "The Tenant", which will be helmed by Sushrut Jain.
2018-04-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
IPL: Pant, Iyer guide Delhi to 174/5 against Bangalore
Bengaluru, April 21 (IANS) Shreyas Iyer (52) and Rishabh Pant (85) helped Delhi Daredevils (DD) post a fighting 174/5 against Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in the 19th match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium here on Saturday.
2018-04-21
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Cricket,IPL-2018
Bengal SEC fixes April 23 for filing of panchayat poll nominations
Kolkata, April 21 (IANS) Acting on a Calcutta High Court order, the West Bengal State Election Commission on Saturday fixed April 23 as the extended deadline for filing of nomination papers for the coming panchayat polls in the state, an official notification said.
2018-04-21
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
TDP's Balakrishna faces BJP protest for using derogatory words against PM
Hyderabad/Vijayawada, April 21 (IANS) Derogatory words used by senior Telugu actor and Telugu Desam Party (TDP) legislator N. Balakrishna against Prime Minister Narendra Modi triggered protests by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday.
2018-04-21
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Karnataka BJP MP Sreeramulu contesting assembly polls
Bengaluru, April 21 (IANS) BJP's Lok Sabha MP from Karnataka's Ballari, B. Sreeramulu on Saturday filed his nomination papers to contest the May 12 assembly elections from Molakamuru seat in Chitradurga district.
2018-04-21
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Getafe earn 1-0 away win over Eibar in La Liga
Eibar (Spain), April 21 (IANS) Getafe on Saturday defeated Eibar 1-0, moving one step closer to finishing the Spanish football league in Europa League-qualifying position.
2018-04-21
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Atletico coach says Costa unlikely to play first leg vs Arsenal
Madrid, April 21 (IANS) Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone on Saturday said injured forward Diego Costa may not appear in the upcoming first leg of the Europa League semi-finals against Arsenal on Thursday at Emirates Stadium in London.
2018-04-21
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Nadal eliminates Dimitrov, to play for 11th Monte Carlo title
Roquebrune-Cap-Martin (France), April 21 (IANS) World No. 1 Rafael Nadal of Spain beat Bulgaria's Grigor Dimitrov 6-4, 6-1 on Saturday, advancing to fight for his 11th title at the Monte-Carlo Masters.
2018-04-21
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Tennis
Amarinder welcomes death penalty for rape of minors
Chandigarh, April 21 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday hailed the Central government's ordinance paving the way for death penalty in cases of rape of minors.
2018-04-21
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
JNU Engineering school set to open in July
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) is all set to open its new engineering college in July this year with 50 seats, which will be increased later, a varsity official said on Saturday.
2018-04-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
Naidu 'unhappy' over publicity for impeachment motion details
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Rajya Sabha Chairman M. Venkaiah Naidu, who is examining an impeachment notice against Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra, is learnt to have asked the Secretariat of the upper house of Parliament to see if there is a precedent on opposition members giving out details of such a motion to the media before it is examined.
2018-04-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Roma routs Spal 3-0 in Serie A
Ferrara (Italy), April 21 (IANS) As Roma routed Spal 3-0 on Saturday to move to the provisional third psoition in the Serie A football championship.
2018-04-21
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Football
Heatwave conditions in Odisha
Bhubaneswar, April 21 (IANS) Heatwave conditions prevailed in Odisha with 12 places recording maximum temperatures above 40 degree Celsius on Saturday, the met department said.
2018-04-21
Category: India, Orissa,National,Environment/Wildlife
Gandhi family loyalist in Rae Bareli joins BJP
Lucknow, April 21 (IANS) Dinesh Pratap Singh, a confidante of former Congress President and Rae Bareli MP Sonia Gandhi, on Saturday joined the BJP in the presence of party chief Amit Shah. His younger brother and Zila Panchayat Chairman Avdhesh Singh also joined the BJP.
2018-04-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Jet to inspect four 'CFM56-7B' engines after global safety directives
Mumbai, April 21 (IANS) Airline major Jet Airways on Saturday said that it has commenced the mandated engine inspection of four 'CFM56-7B' engines which power some of the Boeing 737 aircraft in its fleet.
2018-04-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
UAE participates in 34th Space Symposium in Colorado
Washington, April 21 (IANS/WAM) A high level delegation representing the UAE Space Agency participated in the 34th Space Symposium this week in Colorado.
2018-04-21
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech,Diplomacy
Philippines slams US human rights report
Manila, April 21 (IANS) The Philippines on Saturday slammed the US for raising concerns about alleged extrajudicial killings in the country and increase on police impunity in connection with President Rodrigo Duterte's war on drugs.
2018-04-21
Category: International, Philippines,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diplomacy
Palestinian electrical engineer killed in Malaysia
Kuala Lumpur, April 21 (IANS) A 35-year-old Palestinian man was shot dead near his home on Saturday by two unidentified gunmen, police said.
2018-04-21
Category: International, Malaysia,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Several injured during Manipur protest
Imphal, April 21 (IANS) Several persons were injured on Saturday after the police fired tear gas shells in Imphal East district to control the crowd protesting against a decision of the state government to shift a hospital from Sagolmang to another constituency.
2018-04-21
Category: India, Manipur,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
40 crude bombs recovered from house in Bengal
Kolkata, April 21 (IANS) As many as 40 crude bombs were recovered from an abandoned house in West Bengal's Howrah district, police said on Saturday.A
2018-04-21
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Instead of death penalty, improve implementation of existing laws: Amnesty
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Human rights organisation Amnesty International India on Saturday termed a "knee-jerk reaction" the decision to introduce death penalty for those convicted of raping a child below the age of 12, calling on the government to improve implementation of existing laws to protect children from sexual abuse.
2018-04-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident
North Korea freezes missile, nuclear tests; world hails move
Seoul, April 21 (IANS) North Korea on Saturday announced freezing of its missile tests along with shutting down of a nuclear test site, a significant development that received a broad international welcome.
2018-04-21
Category: International, South Korea,Politics,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Congress hits back at Jaitley over revenge jibe
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) The Congress on Saturday hit back at Union Minister Arun Jaitley over his remarks terming the impeachment move of opposition members as a "revenge petition", saying it is important to be "right" than to be on the "right side of powers".
2018-04-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Punjab ride Gayle-Rahul show to beat KKR and top IPL table
Kolkata, April 21 (IANS) Kings XI Punjab openers Chris Gayle and KL Rahul made short work of Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) as they won by nine wickets via the Duckworth Lewis (D/L) method in a rain-truncated Indian Premier League (IPL) game at the Eden Gardens here on Saturday.
2018-04-21
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket,IPL-2018
Income Tax sleuths seize cash, gold in poll-bound Karnataka (Lead, correcting Para two)
Bengaluru, April 21 (IANS) Income-Tax (I-T) sleuths seized Rs 4.13 crore in cash and 4.52 kg gold jewellery valued at Rs 1.32 crore during raids conducted over the last three weeks in poll-bound Karnataka, an official said on Saturday.
2018-04-21
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Business/Economy
DCW chief Maliwal to end fast on Sunday
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Delhi Commission for Women Chairperson Swati Maliwal, whose indefinite hunger strike to demand death for rapists of children continued for the ninth day on Saturday, said she would end her fast at 2 p.m. on Sunday.
2018-04-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Indian American teen shot dead for firing on police
Washington, April 21 (IANS) An Indian American teenager wanted on a felony firearms possession warrant was killed in police firing after he used firearms on them in California, officials said.
2018-04-21
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diaspora
PCB officials to arrive in Kolkata on Sunday for ICC meeting
Kolkata, April 21 (IANS) Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Nazam Sethi and Chief Operating Officer (COO) Subhan Ahmed are slated to arrive in the city on Sunday to attend the International Cricket Council (ICC) meeting next week.
2018-04-21
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
Opposition move to impeach CJI suicidal, dangerous: Legal luminaries
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Several legal luminaries and a constitutional expert on Saturday decried the opposition's move to impeach Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra, describing it as "unfortunate", "suicidal" and "dangerous".
2018-04-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Centre invites design suggestions for museum on PMs
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) The central government has invited suggestions for architectural and interiors designs for a proposed museum dedicated to the Prime Ministers of India, with the winner getting Rs 10,000.
2018-04-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Zimbabwean woman held for drug smuggling
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) A Zimbabwean woman was caught at the Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) here while trying to smuggle five kg ephedrine drug valued at 35 lakh, a CISF official said on Saturday.
2018-04-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Three civilians injured in J&K clashes
Srinagar, April 21 (IANS) Three civilians sustained firearm injuries during clashes with the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district on Saturday during an anti-militancy operation, police said.
2018-04-21
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Kashmir,Politics,Defence/Security
Golfer Gangjee second at Panasonic Open
Osaka, April 21 (IANS) India's Rahil Gangjee carded a third-round three-under 68 to trail South Koreas Hyungsung Kim by a stroke at the Panasonic Open Golf Championship here on Saturday.
2018-04-21
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Golf
CPI-M differentiates between regional parties and Congress as allies
Hyderabad, April 21 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) differentiates between regional secular parties and the Congress as far as alliances are concerned, senior leader Brinda Karat said on Saturday.
2018-04-21
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Life insurers' new business premium up 11% in 2017-18
Kolkata, April 21 (IANS) As many as 24 life insurers posted a 11 per cent growth in first year premium income to over Rs 1.93 lakh crore in 2017-18, as compared to about Rs 1.75 lakh crore collected by them in the previous fiscal.
2018-04-21
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Business/Economy
Pakistani traders end protest after Army agrees to demands
Islamabad, April 21 (IANS) Traders from Pakistan's North Waziristan have called off a week-long protest in Islamabad after the Army agreed to compensate them for losses to their businesses owing to an anti-terror operation in the region, an official said on Saturday.
2018-04-21
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism,Business/Economy,Defence/Security
Tripura urges Centre for relaxing norms to recruit over 12,000 teachers
Agartala, April 21 (IANS) The BJP government in Tripura has urged the Centre for one-time relaxation in academic and other qualifications to facilitate recruitment of 12,222 teachers to overcome their shortage in the state, an official said on Saturday.
2018-04-21
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics,Education
Honda's Anish gets first point at Asia Road Racing meet
Adelaide, April 21 (IANS) Idemitsu Honda Racing India team's Anish D. Shetty snapped his first point of the Asia Road Racing Championship (ARRC) season in the second round at the Asia Production 250cc class on Saturday.
2018-04-21
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Motorsports
Cabinet approves restructured scheme to make local bodies self-sustainable
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) on Saturday approved a restructured Rashtriya Gram Swaraj Abhiyan (RGSA) scheme aimed at making rural local bodies self-sustainable, financially stable and more efficient through use of e-governance vis-a-vis service delivery and transparency.
2018-04-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Congress promotes dynasty, we promote development: Amit Shah
Rae Bareli, April 21 (IANS) Accusing the Congress of pursuing politics of dynasty and conspiracy, BJP President Amit Shah demanded on Saturday that its President, Rahul Gandhi, apologise for the "saffron terror" remarks against his party.
2018-04-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Global trade in 2018 to be "overshadowed" by US-China dispute: EIU report
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Global trade will be "overshadowed by the ongoing dispute" between US and China in 2018, a report by The Economist Intelligence Unit (The EIU) has said.
2018-04-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Laying of 2 new turfs for Hockey World Cup to be completed by June
Bhubaneswar, April 21 (IANS) The Odisha government on Saturday said that laying of two new turfs at the Kalinga Stadium for the Men's Hockey World Cup will be completed by the end of June.
2018-04-21
Category: India, Orissa,Sports,Hockey
IPL: Bangalore opt to bowl against Delhi
Bengaluru, April 21 (IANS) Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) skipper Virat Kohli won the toss and opted to bowl against Delhi Daredevils in the 19th match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, here on Saturday.
2018-04-21
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Cricket,IPL-2018
PM urges civil servants to commit themselves to achieve a 'new India'
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday asked civil servants to use technology to improve governance and commit themselves towards a "New India".
2018-04-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
WHO includes Shimla doctor's protocol in new guidelines on rabies prophylaxis
Shimla, April 21 (IANS) The World Health Organisation (WHO) has issued revised guidelines on rabies prophylaxis by incorporating a low-cost treatment protocol recommended by a Himachal Pradesh government doctor for dog-bite patients.
2018-04-21
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Kathua girl's sedation, rape confirmed by medical experts: J&K Police
Jammu, April 21 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir Police's Crime Branch on Saturday said reports in a section of media regarding the Kathua rape-murder case were false and that medical experts had confirmed the sedation, sexual assault and subsequent murder of the eight-year-old girl.
2018-04-21
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident
More than 7,000 students visit IIT Delhi Open House
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) More than 7,000 students visited the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi (IIT-D) as it opened its gates to school children on Saturday, showcasing a number of its innovations and technologies it developed in last one year.
2018-04-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology,Education
Pakistan court directs Interior Ministry to decide Indian Sikh woman's fate
Islamabad, April 21 (IANS) The Lahore High Court directed Pakistan's Interior Ministry on Saturday to decide within 30 days the fate of Indian Sikh woman pilgrim who converted to Islam, married a Lahore-based man and moved the court for citizenship and visa extension.
2018-04-21
Category: International, Pakistan,Immigration/Law/Rights,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Religion
Rise above difference to bring about change, urges Aamir
Mumbai, April 21 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan hopes that people unify, irrespective of their socio-political and economic differences, for the pursuit of bringing about positive change.
2018-04-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Human Interest/Society
IPL: Rain stops play between KKR, Kings XI Punjab
Kolkata, April 21 (IANS) Kings XI Punjab looked on course to gun down 192 set by Kolkata Knight Riders when rain interrupted play in an Indian Premier League (IPL) game here at the Eden Gardens on Saturday.
2018-04-21
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket,IPL-2018
Queen Elizabeth II celebrates 92nd birthday
London, April 21 (IANS) Britain's Queen Elizabeth II on Saturday celebrated her 92nd birthday, an occasion marked with gun salutes across the capital.
2018-04-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
61 players to join national women's hockey camp in Bengaluru
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Hockey India (HI) on Saturday named 61 women players for the Senior Women National Camp, commencing on Sunday at the Sports Authority of India (SAI) centre, Bengaluru.
2018-04-21
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Hockey
Sushma Swaraj arrives in Beijing, to hold talks with Wang Yi
Beijing, April 21 (IANS) India's External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj arrived on Saturday in Beijing on a four-day China visit where she will hold crucial bilateral talks with her Chinese counterpart Wang Yi and attend the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation ministerial-level meeting.
2018-04-21
Category: International, China,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Diplomacy
Indian, Pakistan army exchange fire across LoC
Jammu, April 21 (IANS) The Indian and Pakistan armies traded heavy fire across the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district on Saturday, defence officials said.
2018-04-21
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Kashmir,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Defence/Security
Fresh nomination for Bengal Panchayat polls on April 23: SEC
Kolkata, April 21 (IANS) The West Bengal State Election Commission, after meeting with various political parties and representatives of the state government, selected April 23 as the extended day for filing nominations for the coming Panchayat polls, a senior official said on Saturday.
2018-04-21
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Bengal Panchayat polls: BJP boycotts SEC's all-party meet
Kolkata, April 21 (IANS) A BJP delegation on Saturday boycotted the all-party meeting convened by the West Bengal State Election Commission (SEC), accusing it of not allowing more than two of their members in the meeting and threatened to move to the court again, if necessary.
2018-04-21
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
9 new ministers inducted into Amarinder government; other hopefuls sulk
Chandigarh, April 21 (IANS) Nine new cabinet ministers were inducted into the Amarinder Singh government in Punjab on Saturday, while two women ministers were elevated to cabinet rank.
2018-04-21
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Hero Team's Mena finishes 15th, Santosh 19th at Merzouga Rally
Merzouga (Morocco), April 21 (IANS) Oriol Mena and C.S. Santosh of Hero MotoSports Team Rally finished 15th and 19th respectively in the Merzouga Rally here.
2018-04-21
Category: India, Telangana,Sports,Motorsports
South Africa calling for Sunny Leone (Movie Snippets)
Mumbai, April 21 (IANS) Actress Sunny Leone is heading to South Africa to shoot "Karenjit Kaur - The Untold Story of Sunny Leone". She says this year has been one of the best years of her life.
2018-04-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Momina Mustehsan urges Ali Zafar to apologise
Lahore, April 21 (IANS) Popular singer Momina Mustehsan has urged actor Ali Zafar and all men who have violated a woman in any way, to acknowledge their fault and apologise unconditionally.
2018-04-21
Category: International, Pakistan,Cinema/Showbiz,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Immigration/Law/Rights
Is operating ratio of Indian Railways the worst: Chidambaram
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Congress leader P. Chidambaram on Saturday asked if the operating ratio of Indian Railways is the worst and added that if the ratio is close to 100 per cent or has exceeded it, that indicated a "comprehensive failure of management."
2018-04-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy
IPL: Rajasthan aim to return to winning ways against Mumbai (Preview)
Jaipur, April 21 (IANS) Rajasthan Royals will aim to bounce back after suffering two consecutive losses, while Mumbai Indians will be in search of their second win when they face-off in an Indian Premier League (IPL) match here on Sunday.
2018-04-21
Category: India, Rajasthan,Sports,Cricket,IPL-2018
IPL-2018: KKR ride Lynn's 74 to post challenging 191/7
Kolkata, April 21 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) rode Chris Lynn's 41-ball 74 to post 191/7 in 20 overs against Kings XI Punjab in an Indian Premier League (IPL) game at the Eden Gardens here on Saturday.
2018-04-21
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket,IPL-2018
Death penalty for rapists of children: Maliwal to continue fast
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Delhi Commission for Women Chairperson Swati Maliwal, on the ninth day of her hunger strike, said she would continue her fast till the time the ordinance on the death penalty for rapists of children -- which was approved by the Union Cabinet on Saturday -- is not promulgated.
2018-04-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Teen who hacked top US officials gets 2 years jail
London, April 21 (IANS) A British teenager who hacked into a former US security chief's TV and taunted him by posting a "I own you" message on the screen, besides targeting CIA and FBI officials, has been sentenced two years behind bars on Friday
2018-04-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Defence/Security,Technology,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Silence against hatred is complicity: Actress Swara Bhaskar
Mumbai, April 21 (IANS) Outspoken actress Swara Bhaskar, who has made a name for herself in Bollywood with strong roles in some offbeat films, says she loves to take hateful trolls head on as it very important "to expose the hatred and the low level of humanity of so many of these trolls" that are often paid for by vested interests.
2018-04-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,National,Politics,IANS Life
Living up to professional demands: Amitabh Bachchan
Mumbai, April 21 (IANS) Stunts can be risky at 75, but that's not stopping Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan from doing any of it. He says there's always an effort to meet professional demands.
2018-04-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Himachal to fill 200 more posts of doctors
Shimla, April 21 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government has filled 262 posts of MBBS doctors through walk-in interviews and 200 more posts would be filled to meet their shortage in rural and far-flung areas, Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur said on Saturday.
2018-04-21
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Politics,Health/Medicine
HDFC Bank declares 13% dividend on Rs 17,486 cr net profit
Chennai, April 21 (IANS) Private HDFC Bank on Saturday said it closed last fiscal with a net profit of Rs 17,486.75 crore.
2018-04-21
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Business/Economy
DRI busts diesel smuggling racketin Andhra, TN
Chennai, April 21 (IANS) The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) has busted a diesel smuggling racket in the guise of mineral spirit by some operators based in Kakinada in Andhra Pradesh and here, an official statement said on Saturday.
2018-04-21
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Business/Economy,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Gay rights of no importance in Kenya: Kenyatta
London, April 21 (IANS) Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has said that his country does not consider gay rights "relevant" as it goes against the cultural beliefs of Kenyans.
2018-04-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
Equities surged on IMD's monsoon forecast, healthy IT earnings (Market Review)
Mumbai, April 21 (IANS) Forecast of normal monsoon rains, along with healthy earnings in the IT sector, lifted the Indian equity markets during the week ended Friday.
2018-04-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Cabinet nod for death penalty for raping children below 12
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) The Union Cabinet on Saturday approved an ordinance that provides for death penalty to those convicted of raping a child below the age of 12 and life term for raping a girl below age of 16.
2018-04-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
No parole for mafia don Abu Salem to get married
Mumbai, April 21 (IANS) The Maharashtra government on Saturday rejected an application by incarcertated mafia don Abu Salem seeking 45 days parole for getting married, official sources said here.
2018-04-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
BJP has prepares bands of 'rapist rakshaks': Brinda Karat
Hyderabad, April 21 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has prepared bands of men who are "rapist rakshaks", CPI-M leader Brinda Karat alleged on Saturday.
2018-04-21
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Custodial death case: Senior Kerala Police official transferred
Aluva (Kerala), April 21 (IANS) A senior Kerala Police official - Ernakulam's Superintendent of Police, Rural, A.V.George was on Saturday was transferred in wake of the ongoing Crime Branch probe into a custodial death in the district.
2018-04-21
Category: India, Kerala,National,Defence/Security,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Cabinet approves Ordinance to confiscate properties of fugitive economic offenders
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) In a bid to bring back defaulters of huge bank loans who escape to refuges abroad, the Union Cabinet on Saturday approved an ordinance that would provide for attachment and confiscation of the properties of the economic offenders.
2018-04-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy
IPL: Punjab elect to field against KKR
Kolkata, April 21 (IANS) Kings XI Punjab skipper R Ashwin won the toss and decided to field against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in an Indian Premier League (IPL) clash here at the Eden Gardens on Saturday.
2018-04-21
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket,IPL-2018
Red Cross officer killed in Yemen shooting
Aden, April 21 (IANS) A member of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) was shot and killed in a drive-by shooting in Yemen's Taiz province on Saturday, a security official said.
2018-04-21
Category: International, Yemen,Terrorism,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diplomacy
Not doing anything on-screen was hardest: Banita Sandhu on 'October'
Mumbai, April 21 (IANS) Staying still with her eyes shut and not doing anything on-screen was the hardest challenge for British Indian actress Banita Sandhu while shooting "October".
2018-04-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Missouri Governor indicted for misusing charity list
Washington, April 21 (IANS) The governor of the US state of Missouri has been indicted on a felony charge of computer tampering relating to his campaign's alleged procurement of a non-profit donor list without the charity's knowledge.
2018-04-21
Category: International, United States,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Stronger people have sharper brains: Study
London, April 21 (IANS) If you thought hitting the gym only builds your physical strength, think again. A study of nearly half a million people has revealed that stronger people perform better in brain functioning tests.
2018-04-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
Sessions 'threatened to resign' if his deputy fired: Report
Washington, April 21 (IANS) US Attorney General Jeff Sessions warned the White House that he may resign if President Donald Trump fired his deputy Rod J. Rosenstein, who is overseeing the probe into Russian interference in the 2016 election.
2018-04-21
Category: International, United States,Politics
Espanyol sack coach Flores
Barcelona, April 21 (IANS) La Liga football club Espanyol has sacked coach Quique Sanchez Flores and sporting director Jordi Lardin.
2018-04-21
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football

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