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Jameela Jamil, Sara Sampaio in bitter Twitter feud
Los Angeles, Oct 16 (IANS) Actress Jameela Jamil and model Sara Sampaio are engaged in a bitter Twitter spat.
2019-10-16
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
SC wraps up Ayodhya title dispute hearing, reserves verdict
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) After 40 days of hearing, the Supreme Court on Wednesday reserved the judgement in the 70-year-old politically vexing Ayodhya title dispute.
2019-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Religion
AI can improve public services delivery: UN-Google report
Bangkok, Oct 16 (IANS) Artificial Intelligence (AI) is emerging as a helpful tool for governments in the Asia Pacific region to deliver public services, revealed a new UN-Google report on Wednesday.
2019-10-16
Category: International, Thailand,Business/Economy,Technology
League of Legends to land on mobile, consoles soon
San Francisco, Oct 16 (IANS) US based video game developer and esports tournament organizer Riot Games has announced a new version of League of Legends called Wild Rift that will be coming to both mobile devices and consoles.
2019-10-16
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
'Green' crackers seem unlikely to sparkle this Diwali
Chennai, Oct 16 (IANS) Not all the fire crackers that people would burst this Diwali will be 'green', as the sector regulator, the Petroleum and Explosives Safety Organisation (PESO), has approved only one such product for manufacture, a fire cracker maker in Tamil Nadu's Sivakasi said.
2019-10-16
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National
Gina Rodriguez apologises for using N-word
Los Angeles, Oct 16 (IANS) After facing backlash for using the N-word in one of her Instagram videos, "Jane the Virgin" fame actress Gina Rodriguez has apologised to people.
2019-10-16
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Copycat art for Katrina Kaif's make-up line?
Mumbai, Oct 16 (IANS) If there is nothing like a bit of controversy to garner limelight, actress Katrina Kaif's bid to popularise her just-launched make-up line, Kay, has already made a head-start. The art direction of the advertisement announcing Katrina's venture bears an uncanny resemblance to that of reality TV star Kim Kardashian West's KKW Beauty.
2019-10-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Denim for a refreshing touch to festive looks
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANSlife) Denim, it is said, is no style. Rather it is the foundation on which you build your style. Sometimes even for a day. So this Diwali, whether you are planning to go all ethnic, or minimal, Nelson Jaffery, Head of Design, LIVA Birla Cellulose and Abhishek Yadav, Design Head, Spykar Lifestyle offer tips to incorporate denim into your festive looks.
2019-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Nikhat to approach Rijiju as BFI backs Mary Kom for Oly qualifier
Kolkata, Oct 16 (IANS) Asian Championships bronze medallist Nikhat Zareen cried foul on Wednesday after the Boxing Federation of India (BFI) hinted that there would no trial between her and Mary Kom in the 51kg category for participating in the Tokyo Olympic qualifiers in Wuhan from February 3 to 14.
2019-10-16
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Other Sports
Buddhist Circuit special train to start from Oct 19
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) The Indian Railways is reintroducing the Buddhist Circuit special train tours in October which covers places associated with Gautam Buddha, owing to its successful run last year.
2019-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
'The Addams Family' to get a sequel
Los Angeles, Oct 16 (IANS) Charlize Theron's "The Addams Family" will get a sequel, which will release on October 22, 2021.
2019-10-16
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
'War' becomes 10th highest-grossing Hindi film of all time
Mumbai, Oct 16 (IANS) The Hrithik Roshan and Tiger Shroff-starrer "War" has emerged as the 10th-highest grossing Hindi film of all time. The action thriller has also become the highest-grossing Bollywood release of 2019, leaving behind "Kabir Singh" and "Uri: The Surgical Strike".
2019-10-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Jodhpur among world's top 10 emerging travel destinations
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANSlife) Agra is passe. In India, more foreign tourists now want to visit Jodhpur, than the city of Taj. Don't take our word for it? Take that of digital travel leader booking.com, which has delved into global booking trends to reveal the top 10 emerging travel destinations for 2020, and the Rajasthan city figures prominently alongside hidden gems in Eastern Europe and Asia on the list as a destination promising novel experiences, untouched natural beauty and the chance to soak up the magic before everyone else catches on.
2019-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Tendulkar welcomes scrapping of boundary rule, says 'it was important'
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar has heaped praise on the decision of the International Cricket Council (ICC) to scrap the contentious boundary rule that decided the winner of 2019 World Cup at the Lord's in July.
2019-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Exhibition on Sakti Burman's artistic journey
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANSlife) An ongoing exhibition of drawings, sketches and watercolour works of acclaimed artist Sakti Burman at Delhi's Art Alive Gallery traces six decades of his journey from 1950s to 2016 and aims to display artists intricate use of pen, ink and watercolours on paper. The exhibition will continue till October 30.
2019-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Onion, tomatoes, garlic stolen in Lucknow
Lucknow, Oct 16 (IANS) Bizarre though it may sound but a man in Lucknow has been robbed of onions, garlic and tomatoes. The soaring prices of these vegetables apparently have a lot to do with the theft.
2019-10-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
RSS active in 90% of blocks in India: Manmohan Vaidya
Bhubaneshwar, Oct 16 (IANS) The RSS has seen a sharp rise both in number of shakhas and in popularity among the youth, ever since the Narendra Modi swept to power in 2014. In fact, RSS' Saha Karyavaha Manmohan Vaidya claims that the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh is active in 90 per cent of the blocks across the nation.
2019-10-16
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
UP cancels leave of all officials till November 30
Lucknow, Oct 16 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government has cancelled the leave of all government officials posted in various districts till November 30.
2019-10-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Saif to Sara: Focus on acting, not on being a star
Mumbai, Oct 16 (IANS) Actor Saif Ali Khan says he tells his actress daughter Sara Ali Khan to focus on acting and not on being a star.
2019-10-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Ministers ripping off state like crows, eagles: Shivraj
Indore, Oct 16 (IANS) Former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has likened the Congress ministers in the state to crows and eagles. He said ministers of the Kamal Nath government are ripping off the state like eagles and crows.
2019-10-16
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
ALERT: SC reserves judgement in Ayodhya title dispute, closes arguments
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2019-10-16
Category: International, South Korea,National,Politics
N. Korean leader Kim rides white horse on sacred mountain
Seoul, Oct 16 (IANS) North Korean state media on Wednesday released a series of pictures of its leader Kim Jong-un where in he can be seen riding a white horse on a snow covered mountain considered sacred in the country.
2019-10-16
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
Operations may 'paralysed' due to strike: Bank of Baroda
Mumbai, Oct 16 (IANS) Bank of Baroda said in a regulatory filing on Wednesday that bank operations may get badly affected owing to the proposed strike by trade union organisations on October 22.
2019-10-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights
All not well in GFI: Narinder Batra tells FIG
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Indian Olympic Association (IOA) President Narinder Batra has written a letter to International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) wherein he has stated that all is not well in the Gymnastics Federation of India (GFI) which is slated to go to polls next month.
2019-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Athletics
Telangana HC asks RTC to pay salaries to striking workers
Hyderabad, Oct 16 (IANS) The Telangana High Court on Wednesday directed the state-owned Telangana State Road Transport Corporation (TSRTC) to pay salaries for September to all the employees by October 21.
2019-10-16
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Bhumi Pednekar: I crave for versatility as an actor
Mumbai, Oct 16 (IANS) Bhumi Pednekar, who has three films lined up for release, says she craves for versatility as an actress. She will be seen in "Saand Ki Aankh", "Bala" and "Pati Patni Aur Woh" in the coming months.
2019-10-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Bangladesh draw unfortunate, team will learn from this: Bhutia
Kolkata, Oct 16 (IANS) Former India captain Bhaichung Bhutia on Wednesday said India's 1-1 draw against Bangladesh in the Group E World Cup qualifiers was "unfortunate", adding that the team needs to learn from their mistakes and move on.
2019-10-16
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
Hip, knee steroid injections may be harmful: Study
New York, Oct 16 (IANS) Commonly given hip and knee steroid intra-articular injections may be harmful to some patients with at-risk conditions, according to a new study.
2019-10-16
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Police must not target motorists, but create awareness: UP CM
Lucknow, Oct 16 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has said that the police must not make it their aim to collect fines from the motorists but should instead spread awareness about road safety. He was speaking at the inauguration of the road safety awareness week at his residence here on Wednesday.
2019-10-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Ashok Tanwar extends support to JJP
New Delhi Oct 16 (IANS) Former Haryana Congress chief Ashok Tanwar on Wednesday extended his support to Jananayak Janta Party (JJP) in the upcoming Assembly polls.
2019-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Kerala bypolls: Nair community's stand a boon for UDF?
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 16 (IANS) On the eve of five assembly by-elections in Kerala to be held on Monday, the political stand taken by the Hindu-Nair community's social organisation - the Nair Service Society (NSS) on the issue of protecting faith, has turned out to be a boon for the Congress-led United Democratic Front (UDF).
2019-10-16
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics,Religion
Khloe tagged 'lunatic', 'psycho' by friend during vacation brawl
Los Angeles, Oct 16 (IANS) Reality TV personality Khloe Kardashian has been branded a "psycho" in an upcoming episode of "Keeping Up With The Kardashians".
2019-10-16
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Election Commission team to visit Jharkhand from Thursday
Ranchi, Oct 16 (IANS) An Election Commission of India (ECI) team will arrive in Ranchi on Thursday for a two-day visit to the Jharkhand capital to take stock of preparations for holding assembly elections, an official said on Wednesday.
2019-10-16
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Diana Penty: 'Shiddat' to be my first intense love story
Mumbai, Oct 16 (IANS) Actress Diana Penty has revealed she will start shooting for her next film, the intense love story "Shiddat", within three weeks.
2019-10-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Redmi Note 8 series with 4-camera setup in India
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Chinese conglomerate Xiaomi on Wednesday launched Redmi Note 8 and 8 Pro smartphones with four-camera rear setup in India.
2019-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Naval multirole chopper pending despite China's readiness with Z-20
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Despite an acute shortage of maritime surveillance choppers to guard India's ships, frigates and aircraft carrier, the Naval Multi-Role Helicopter (NMRH) project is yet to see the light of the day, whereas China has gone ahead and recently displayed its indigenous multi-role helicopter, the Z-20, in Tianjin.
2019-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Osmanabad Sena MP hurt in knife attack
Osmanabad (Maharashtra), Oct 16 (IANS) Shiv Sena Lok Sabha MP from Osmanabad, Omraje Nimbalkar was injured in a knife attack in Naigaon-Padoli village here on Wednesday morning, party officials said.
2019-10-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Vijay Deverakonda says he is a fan of Arnold Schwarzenegger
Hyderabad, Oct 16 (IANS) Actor Vijay Deverakonda grew up watching Hollywood's action star Arnold Schwarzenegger, and says he loved watching "a man of his size" do action on the big screen.
2019-10-16
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood,Southern Cinema
Ryan Reynolds set to be back with 'Deadpool 3'
Los Angeles, Oct 16 (IANS) Actor Ryan Reynolds will be back as the popular foul-mouthed superhero Deadpool in the third instalment of the film franchise.
2019-10-16
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
FB to train 5K girls in digital skills in 2nd phase of GOAL
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Facebook on Wednesday announced the second phase of its programme called GOAL -- Going Online as Leaders - under which the social networking giant in partnership with the Ministry of Tribal Affairs will digitally mentor 5,000 young women in Indias tribal dominated districts.
2019-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Cattle population increased by 18% in the country: Report
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) The population of cows across the country has increased by almost 18 per cent since 2012. According to the 20th cattle count report, the population of cows in India is 14.51 crore. The population of all cattle increased by 4.6 per cent to 53.57 crore in the recent report as compared to the previous head count.
2019-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society
'Saand Ki Aankh' to conclude Jio MAMI Film Festival
Mumbai, Oct 16 (IANS) The 21st Mumbai Film Festival with Star will come to a close with the screening of the upcoming Diwali film "Saand Ki Aankh".
2019-10-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Making India Pixel-less not a wise move for Google
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) In nearly four years of its existence, Google never made it to the big premium smartphone league in India -- the second-most competitive market in the world after China -- which is ruled by the likes of Apple, Samsung and OnePlus.
2019-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
K.Jo on 21 years of 'Kuch Kuch Hota Hai': Firsts are always special
Mumbai, Oct 16 (IANS) Karan Johar's "Kuch Kuch Hota Hai" was released exactly 21 years ago, on October 16. The film, starring Shah Rukh Khan, Kajol and Rani Mukerji, continues to hold a special place in the hearts of generations of Bollywood buffs.
2019-10-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Iran urges Turkey to stop military offensive in Syria
Tehran, Oct 16 (IANS) Iran on Wednesday urged Turkey to end its military operation in northern Syria.
2019-10-16
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
Delhi air quality toxic, to worsen further
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) The pollution levels in Delhi was found to be two times higher than the safe levels at noon on Wednesday. The air quality index (AQI) was 309.
2019-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
The beauty of lamentations
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) In-between a question, he suddenly starts reciting 'Hussain Jab Ke Chale'. A few seconds into it, the haunting is overpowering. There is possession and then sudden vacation. An enigmatic emptiness lingers on. Some passersby had stopped. They now retreat, but with quieter footsteps into an evening carrying the prophecy of Delhi winters.
2019-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books
Yashasvi Jaiswal becomes youngest to score List A double hundred
Alur (Karnataka), Oct 16 (IANS) Mumbai opener Yashasvi Jaiswal on Wednesday scripted history as he became the youngest batsman in the world to score a double century in List A cricket.
2019-10-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Instagram to give users more control after 6 months
San Francisco, Oct 16 (IANS) Facebook-owned Instagram on Tuesday announced a new feature which will allow users to have control over the personal information they share with third-parties through the app and it will be rolling out gradually over the next six months.
2019-10-16
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
SC directs J&K to produce orders on restrictions
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Wednesday directed the Jammu and Kashmir administration to place those orders before the court under which communications were restricted in the valley after abrogation of Article 370 which granted special status to J&K.
2019-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Freyr Energy to scale up solar operations
Chandigarh, Oct 16 (IANS) Punjab and Haryana have a huge potential for solar power generation where the company aims to scale up its operations, Co-Founder and Managing Director of Hyderabad-based rooftop solar company Freyr Energy Service Saurabh Marda said on Wednesday.
2019-10-16
Category: India, Punjab,Business/Economy
Bengaluru security agency boss held for assaulting employees
Bengaluru, Oct 16 (IANS) A security agency boss was arrested for allegedly assaulting two employees fearing they would kidnap him for extortion, police said on Wednesday.
2019-10-16
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Non-Kashmiri killed by terrorists in valley
Srinagar, Oct 16 (IANS) In a bid to create unrest in Jammu and Kashmir region, which is still coming out of a two-month long communication ban post abrogation of Article 370, militants on Wednesday shot down a migrant labourer from Chhattisgarh in a Pulwama village.
2019-10-16
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism
Non-local workforce makes a comeback in Kashmir
Srinagar, Oct 16 (IANS) Rajkumar has a packed work schedule lined up for the next fortnight. After returning to Kashmir last week this migrant worker from Punjab, who does the job of tenting for marriage ceremonies, has got back to work right away.
2019-10-16
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National
Right time to make investments: CEA to corporates
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Chief Economic Advisor (CEA) Krishnamurthy Subramanian on Wednesday said that it is the right time to invest in the country as labour cost and other expenditures would be lower due to the slowing economy and it is investment which would spur economic growth.
2019-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Gujarat artisans centre of attraction at Jaipur women summit
Jaipur, Oct 16 (IANS) A group of women artisans from Gujarat sporting chunky gold earrings almost as big as their earlobes and arms and hands tattooed with little green dots, are the cynosure of all eyes at the WomensUp! Summit in Jaipur these days.
2019-10-16
Category: India, Rajasthan,National
Intel to acquire Smart Edge platform from Pivot Technology
San Francisco, Oct 16 (IANS) In a bid to strengthen its position in 5G edge computing market, Intel is all set to acquire the Smart Edge platform from Canada's Pivot Technology Solutions Inc., an IT infrastructure and service provider.
2019-10-16
Category: International, Costa Rica,Business/Economy
Mithali shuts down troll criticising her language preferences
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Ace Indian cricketer Mithali Raj has shut down a troll who targeted her for her language preferences.
2019-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Drama in SC, 'can't continue', CJI snaps at final Ayodhya hearing
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Tempers rose inside the Supreme Court chambers on Wednesday -- the final day of hearing in the Ayodhya title dispute case, as the Muslim side tore into shreds a document submitted by the Hindu side, right in front of the five-judge bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi.
2019-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Heavier babies more likely to develop childhood allergies
Canberra, Oct 16 (IANS) Parents, take note. Researchers have found that heavier babies are more likely to suffer childhood food allergies or eczema.
2019-10-16
Category: International, Australia,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society,Lifestyle/Fashion
Congress, NCP against national interest: PM Modi
Jalna (Maharashtra), Oct 16 (IANS) In the sharpest attack yet on the opposition, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday accused the Congress and the Nationalist Congress Party of always speaking against "national interest".
2019-10-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Senior Odisha BJP leader Damodar Rout quits party
Bhubaneswar, Oct 16 (IANS) Senior Odisha BJP leader Damodar Rout on Wednesday resigned from the primary membership of the party alleging that he was ignored in the policy making process of the party.
2019-10-16
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
Trump vetoes measure to end Mexico border emergency
Washington, Oct 16 (IANS) US President Donald Trump has again vetoed a Congress resolution to end the national emergency at the southern border.
2019-10-16
Category: International, United States,Politics
Cop commits suicide at Telangana CM's farmhouse
Hyderabad, Oct 16 (IANS) A policeman committed suicide by shooting himself at Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao's farmhouse in Siddipet district on Wednesday, police said.
2019-10-16
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
T10 format can help take cricket to Olympics: Russell
Abu Dhabi, Oct 16 (IANS) Swashbuckling West Indies all-rounder Andre Russell, who has enjoyed unparalleled success in the T20 format, believes T10 format could be the way forward to take cricket to the Olympics.
2019-10-16
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Spain clinch Euro 2020 berth with late draw against Sweden
Stockholm, Oct 16 (IANS) Rodrigo Moreno's goal in stoppage time gave Spain a 1-1 draw against Sweden to assure La Roja of a berth in the 2020 European Championship.
2019-10-16
Category: International, Sweden,Sports,Football
vivo launches 'Z1x' smartphone variant at Rs 21,990
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Chinese smartphone maker vivo on Wednesday launched a new Z1x variant with 8GB RAM in its Z-series portfolio that will cost Rs 21,990.
2019-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
My day is incomplete without workout: Sara Ali Khan
Mumbai, Oct 16 (IANS) Actress Sara Ali Khan says she ensures that she takes out time for workout, no matter how caught up she is with work or family commitments.
2019-10-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Indian Army plans to procure drones to counter enemy threats
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Amid heightened threats at the borders with Pakistan and China, the Indian Army has planned to procure load ferrying drones, slow moving unmanned aerial vehicles doubled up as missiles, and artificial intelligence based solutions for change detection to carry out surveillance at high altitude border areas, sources in the armed forces said on Wednesday.
2019-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Temple construction from Dec 6, says Sakshi Maharaj
Lucknow, Oct 16 (IANS) As the hearing in the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute case concludes in the Supreme Court, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Sakshi Maharaj has announced that Ram temple construction will begin in Ayodhya from December 6.
2019-10-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Birthday wishes pour in as Naveen turns 74
Bhubaneswar, Oct 16 (IANS) Birthday greetings poured in for Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik from Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Union ministers, his party colleagues and opposition leaders as he turns 74 on Wednesday.
2019-10-16
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
Andhra journalist, who was attacked last month, stabbed to death
Rajahmundry (Andhra Pradesh), Oct 16 (IANS) A journalist working for a Telugu daily was stabbed to death by unknown persons in Andhra Pradesh, police said.
2019-10-16
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Most employees tend to ignore 40% of emails daily
Bengaluru, Oct 16 (IANS) An average employee receives close to 180 emails every day and does not bother to open 40 per cent of those and even if he or she manages to open some, the reply rate is just 16 per cent, a new report revealed on Wednesday.
2019-10-16
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Lifestyle/Fashion,Technology
Mindfulness may reduce opioid cravings: Study
New York, Oct 16 (IANS) People suffering from opioid addiction and chronic pain might have fewer cravings and less pain if they use both mindfulness techniques and medication for opioid dependence, a new study said.
2019-10-16
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society,Art/Culture/Books
Speak to Alexa and pay bills via Amazon Pay in India
Bengaluru, Oct 16 (IANS) In an India-first feature, Amazon on Wednesday announced that users can now pay their utility bills with Amazon Pay just by speaking to its digital assistant Alexa in the country.
2019-10-16
Category: India, Karnataka,Technology
Airtel to deploy Ericsson's 5G solution to boost network
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Swedish telecom gear maker Ericsson on Wednesday signed a deal with Bharti Airtel to deploy its 5G-ready Cloud packet core in the domestic telecom major's network in the country.
2019-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Five ways to create the perfect ambience this Diwali
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANSlife) We often do not realise or give enough importance to the lighting around us, but it has a tremendous effect on our mood, health, vision and our general well-being. And the more the merrier route may not always be true for lighting.
2019-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,IANS Life,National
New milestone in animal tourism
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANSlife) Ever wondered how it would feel to go hiking with rescue dogs, chilling out with alpacas or simply cuddling cows? It's now possible to have not just those unique animal tourism experiences but also form some special connections along the way. Animal Experiences, a new category introduced by Airbnb, sets a new standard in animal tourism by allowing people to better understand animals with help from expert hosts.
2019-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,IANS Life,National
Derbies, Oxfords or Sports? The best shoe picks to match your wedding attire
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANSlife) A pair of good shoes can make or break your wedding look. But shoes shouldnt just look good, they also need to be comfortable so that you can feel your toes the next day. Ambud Sharma, Chief Executive Officer, Escaro Royale offers some suggestions to make the best buy.
2019-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,IANS Life,National
ALERT: Special Court reserves order on ED's applications seeking permission to arrest P. Chidambaram in the money laundering case relating to INX Media
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2019-10-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
BJP's Babita Phogat advocates sports for women in Haryana polls
Dadri (Haryana), Oct 16 (IANS) Two-time Commonwealth Games gold medallist Babita Phogat, who is making her debut in 'political dangal' with Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for the upcoming state assembly polls, is advocating promotion of women's sports in the state.
2019-10-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Gender fluidity is the biggest trend this season: Designer Manish Arora
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANSlife) Ace designer Manish Arora has collaborated with Indian e-tailer Koovs to launch a new line of women and unisex wear. While the women's wear incorporates Arora's signature Native American print, the Unisex category makes use of Chinese emoticon, Tuzki in quirky ways. Arora spoke to IANSlife about the collection. Excerpts from the interview:
2019-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,IANS Life,National
Chhattisgarh's kosa silk to soon drape Sri Lankan women
Raipur, Oct 16 (IANS) Kosa silk of Chhattisgarh will soon be available in Sri Lankan markets. The weaving style and the shine of the fabric have attracted the Indian ocean island women.
2019-10-16
Category: India, Uttarakhand ,National
Weeks before Ram Temple final verdict, RSS meet in Haridwar
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) As the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid dispute hearing draws to a close, the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh focuses on -- what's next? The ideological mentor of the RSS has called a meeting in Haridwar to primarily discuss on this and much more, staring October 31.
2019-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Religion
Will retaliate to US bill on Hong Kong, says China
Beijing, Oct 16 (IANS) China has warned the US that it will retaliate strongly to the US Lower House passing the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act, which seeks to subject the former British colony's special status to Washington's scrutiny.
2019-10-16
Category: International, China,Politics
Osmanabad Shiv Sena MP hurt in knife attack
Osmanabad (Maharashtra), Oct 16 (IANS) Shiv Sena Lok Sabha MP from Osmanabad, Omraje Nimbalkar was injured in a knife attack in Naigaon-Padoli village here on Wednesday morning, party officials said.
2019-10-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Smith, Warner among most expensive players in 'The Hundred' draft
London, Oct 16 (IANS) Australia's Steve Smith and David Warner have emerged as the most expensive players listed in the main draft for England's 'The Hundred'.
2019-10-16
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
3 militants killed in Anantnag encounter
Srinagar, Oct 16 (IANS) Three militants were killed on Wednesday in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag district during a gunfight with the security forces, police said. As incriminating material including arms and ammunition was recovered, police requested people to co operate and stay away until the area was sanitised.
2019-10-16
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism
Congress insulted, deprived Ambedkar of Bharat Ratna: Modi
Akola (Maharashtra), Oct 16 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday slammed the Congress for "insulting" the architect of the Constitution, Dr B.R. Ambedkar and "depriving" him of Bharat Ratna, the country's highest honour till 1990.
2019-10-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
ALERT: Osmanabad Sena MP Omraje Nimbalkar injured in knife attack
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2019-10-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Katrina Kaif launches her own beauty line
Mumbai, Oct 16 (IANS) Bollywood actress Katrina Kaif has come out with her own beauty line called Kay by Katrina.
2019-10-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
ED arrests P. Chidambaram in INX media case at Tihar Jail
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Wednesday arrested former Finance minister P. Chidambaram after questioning him for two hours in Tihar jail.
2019-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Pakistan to remain on FATF grey list till February
Paris, Oct 16 (IANS) The Finan­cial Action Task Force (FATF) has decided to put Pakistan on its grey list till next February and directed Islamabad to take "extra measures" for "complete" elimination of terror financing and money laundering.
2019-10-16
Category: International, France,International
Sena woos women voters in Maha polls
Mumbai, Oct 16 (IANS) As the battle for a bigger chunk of the electoral pie gets bitter, the ruling ally Shiv Sena is quietly wooing the women voters in the state to help catapult it to victory in maximum number of seats.
2019-10-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,National
Apple releases iOS 13.1.3, iPadOS 13.1.3 to fix bugs
San Francisco, Oct 16 (IANS) Apple released iOS 13.1.3 along with iPadOS 13.1.3, minor updates to the iOS 13.1.2 software that was released few days back, to fix bugs and upgrade performance.
2019-10-16
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
'Grease' to get TV spin-off 'Rydell High'
Los Angeles, Oct 16 (IANS) A spin-off to the hit 1978 movie musical "Grease Live" is set to hit the small screen.
2019-10-16
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Willem Dafoe joining del Toro's 'Nightmare Alley'
Los Angeles, Oct 16 (IANS) Actor Willem Dafoe is joining filmmaker Guillermo del Toros "Nightmare Alley".
2019-10-16
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Manmohan left 'nasty stink of corruption' in public banking: Sitharaman
New York, Oct 16 (IANS) Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has accused former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh of leaving behind "a nasty stink of corruption" in the public banking sector, which suffered its "worst phase" under him and former Reserve Bank Governor Raghuram Rajan.
2019-10-16
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy
Royalty, stars, dynasts, scribe enliven Maha pollscape
Mumbai, Oct 16 (IANS) Besides the ordinary street-smart professional politicians, there are several others who have taken the political plunge for the October 21 Maharashtra Assembly elections.
2019-10-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,National
Pro-democracy lawmakers heckle HK leader, disrupt parliament
Hong Kong, Oct 16 (IANS) Chief Executive of China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) Carrie Lam was forced to suspend her annual address after being heckled in the city's Parliament.
2019-10-16
Category: International, Hong Kong,Politics
B.L. Santosh lashes out at Manmohan, Prabhakar, Abhijit
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Targeting former prime minister Manmohan Singh, Nobel Prize winner Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee and former advisor to Andhra Pradesh government Parakala Prabhakar, BJP's National General Secretary (Organisation) B.L. Santhosh has said that with the elections round the corner, the 'ecosystem' has started functioning once again.
2019-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Neil Patrick Harris joins 'Matrix 4'
Los Angeles, Oct 16 (IANS) Actor Neil Patrick Harris is the latest addition to the ensemble cast for the upcoming fourth installment of the "Matrix" franchise.
2019-10-16
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Persons with disabilities to be exempt from Odd Even: Kejriwal
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Persons with disabilities will be exempt from Odd-Even scheme, which will be in force in the national capital from November 4 to 15, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Wednesday.
2019-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
England's Jenny Gunn draws curtains to her international career
London, Oct 16 (IANS) England all-rounder Jenny Gunn has announced her retirement from international cricket.
2019-10-16
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Kiwis to take part in world's biggest earthquake drill
Wellington, Oct 16 (IANS) New Zealand Minister of Civil Defence Peeni Henare said on Wednesday that hundreds of thousands of New Zealanders will join about 65 million people around the globe in ShakeOut, the world's biggest earthquake drill on Thursday.
2019-10-16
Category: International, United Kingdom,Environment/Wildlife
Chris Tremain returns to Sydney Thunder in BBL
Sydney, Oct 16 (IANS) Right-arm Australian pacer Chris Tremain has penned down a three-year deal with Big Bash League (BBL) franchise Sydney Thunder.
2019-10-16
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Amazon's consumer business fully sheds Oracle, moves on AWS
Seattle, Oct 16 (IANS) In what could give the ongoing bitter war between Cloud majors Oracle and Amazon Web Services (AWS) a rest, Amazon has announced it has completely shed legacy Oracle databases and its entire consumer business is now running on its own AWS databases.
2019-10-16
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy,Technology
ED team in Tihar Jail to question P. Chidambaram
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) A team of Enforcement Directorate (ED) officials on Wednesday arrived at the Tihar jail here to question senior Congress leader P. Chidambaram in the INX Media case. The former Finance minister's wife Nalini and son Karti Chidambaram were present inside the jail.
2019-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
West Indies announce squads for Afghanistan challenge
St. Johns (Antigua), Oct 16 (IANS) West Indies have announced their squads for the upcoming tour against Afghanistan in which they have included several players who performed exceedingly well in the recently concluded Caribbean Premier League (CPL).
2019-10-16
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Car bomb blast in Afghanistan, many feared killed
Mehtarlam, Afghanistan, Oct 16 (IANS) Several people were feared killed and injured after a car bomb blast rocked outside administrative office in Alishing district in Afghanistan's eastern Laghman province on Wednesday, a provincial government spokesman said, reported Xinhua news agency.
2019-10-16
Category: International, Afghanistan,Terrorism
VHP stalls 'Trishul Diksha' in Ayodhya
Ayodhya, Oct 16 (IANS) The Vishwa Hindu Parishad has ended its 'Trishul Diksha' programme in Ayodhya and other places 15 days ahead of its scheduled date of culmination.
2019-10-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Religion
Markets open on positive note, PSU banks up
Mumbai, Oct 16 (IANS) Indian markets opened higher on Wednesday led by gains in banks and financial sector stocks amid supportive global markets.
2019-10-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Business/Economy
Two militants killed in Anantnag gunfight
Srinagar, Oct 16 (IANS) Two militants were reportedly killed on Wednesday in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag district in a gunfight with the security forces, police sources said.
2019-10-16
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism
Twitter aims to restrict users, not world leaders like Trump
San Francisco, Oct 16 (IANS) Stating that world leaders are not above its policies "entirely," Twitter has decided to restrict how users can interact with harmful tweets from world leaders who break its rules, but did not clarify whether it will remove or block the world leader like US President Donald Trump from doing so.
2019-10-16
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Politics
15 killed in Mexico armed clashes
Mexico City, Oct 16 (IANS) At least 15 people were killed in a gunfight between Mexican military and armed men in the southern state of Guerrero, authorities said.
2019-10-16
Category: International, Mexico,Crime/Disaster/Accident
India, US special forces hold joint military drill in Seattle
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) A 45-member special forces team from the Indian Army has begun a 15-day joint military drill with US Special Forces in Seattle, defence sources said here on Wednesday.
2019-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Tourists to fill up safety bond at Dudhwa National Park now
Lakhimpur, Oct 16 (IANS) Visitors to the Dudhwa National Park in the Terai region of Uttar Pradesh will now be required to fill up a bond saying that in event of any mishap, they would alone be responsible for the consequences.
2019-10-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
Maha polls: Shiv Sena wooing women voters
Mumbai, Oct 16 (IANS) As the battle for a bigger chunk of the electoral pie gets bitter, the ruling ally Shiv Sena is quietly wooing the women voters in the state to help catapult it to victory in maximum number of seats.
2019-10-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,National
Women officers to review UP schemes for women
Lucknow, Oct 16 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has appointed women nodal officers, who will visit the various districts and review the schemes launched by the state government for the welfare of women.
2019-10-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Couldn't deliver performance to match Salt Lake atmosphere: Chhetri
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Disappointed with India's performance in their FIFA World Cup qualifier game against Bangladesh, captain Sunil Chhetri has vowed that the team will continue to work hard on their game.
2019-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
BJP leader Nirahua embarrasses Yogi on fake encounter issue
Lucknow, Oct 16 (IANS) In what is bound to be a major embarrassment for the ruling BJP in Uttar Pradesh, party leader and Bhojpuri actor Dinesh Lal Nirahua has demanded a CBI inquiry into the alleged encounter of Pushpendra Yadav in Jhansi.
2019-10-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Facebook expands bug bounty programme for third-party apps
San Francisco, Oct 16 (IANS) Facebook has expanded its bug bounty programme for ethical hackers and security researchers to reward them for valid bug reports in third-party apps and websites that integrate with Facebook.
2019-10-16
Category: International, Costa Rica,Terrorism
Maha Polls: Relatives rip each other's throats for power
Mumbai, Oct 16 (IANS) Several prominent candidates contesting in Maharashtra may be blood relatives or hail from the same clan, but divergent political views -- and more importantly personal ambitions -- have catapulted them in positions of confrontation in many constituencies for the October 21 elections.
2019-10-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,National
UP Cong gasps for survival as resignations trickle in
Lucknow, Oct 16 (IANS) The Congress in Uttar Pradesh is gasping for survival as it faces a growing revolt in its ranks.
2019-10-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
LinkedIn 'Events' tool to ensure safe online conversations
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Microsoft-owned professional networking platform LinkedIn is set to launch a 'Made in India' feature called 'Events' that will allow members create and attend events directly on both the app as well the web.
2019-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Headmaster suspended for making students sing Iqbal's poem in UP
Pilibhit (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 16 (IANS) A Headmaster of a government school in Uttar Pradesh's Pilibhit was suspended following the complaint by the local Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) and Bajrang leaders that students were singing "Lab pe aati hai dua banke tamanna meri' in the morning prayers.
2019-10-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education,Politics
Markets open on positive note
Mumbai, Oct 16 (IANS) The 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex) on Wednesday opened on a positive note.
2019-10-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Sachin expresses confidence in 'Dadi' Ganguly
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Legendary Indian batsman Sachin Tendulkar has joined the list of cricketers congratulating Sourav Ganguly, who is set to be appointed as next BCCI chief.
2019-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Brexit: Talks continuing amid claims deal is close
London, Oct 16 (IANS) The UK government is playing down reports of an imminent Brexit deal with the EU, saying talks are still ongoing.
2019-10-16
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Ooops! Political slips are glaring - and peeping!
Mumbai, Oct 16 (IANS) As the Maharashtra Assembly election campaign cacophony climbs to a circus-like crescendo, many politicians resort to 'no-holds-barred attacks on their rivals, on public platforms, leaving the audiences in splits, riled and speechless at the same time. A few highlights:
2019-10-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,National
NASA image shows large scale stubble burning: Delhi govt
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) The Delhi government has shared an image from NASA showing large scale stubble burning in adjoining states.
2019-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Brazil women's football team to play in China
Rio de Janeiro, Oct 16 (IANS) The Brazilian women's football team will participate in next month's Yongchuan International Tournament in China as part of their preparations for Olympic Games slated to be held in Tokyo in 2020.
2019-10-16
Category: International, Brazil,Sports,Football
Indian Navy trying to rule Goa by proxy: BJP Minister
Panaji, Oct 16 (IANS) Transport Minister in the BJP-led coalition government in Goa, Mauvin Godinho, lashed out at the Indian Navy accusing its officials of trying to "rule" Goa by proxy, by cornering large chunks of prime real estate and depriving civilians from use of land resources.
2019-10-16
Category: India, Goa,National,Defence/Security,Politics
Both Koreas play goalless draw in historic match
Seoul, Oct 16 (IANS) North and South Korea's national football teams played a goalless draw pitting the neighbours against each other in Pyongyang in the first game in 30 years.
2019-10-16
Category: International, South Korea,Sports,Football
How dairy model in Gujarat is ending malnutrition among kids
Ahmedabad, Oct 16 (IANS) In Asia's largest milk producing district--Banaskantha, when everything failed to bring out children from the throes of malnutrition, a dairy model made it possible. According to UNICEF India, one of their pilot project has shown signs of achieving the target which many techniques, schemes and money failed to do.
2019-10-16
Category: India, Gujarat,National,Business/Economy
INS multi-role chopper project assumes urgency, after China displays Z-20
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Indian Navy's bid to acquire state-of-the-art Naval Multi-Role Helicopters (NMRH), to deal with security challenges in the Indian Ocean Region, has assumed urgency after China displayed its indigenously developed Z-20 choppers earlier this October.
2019-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Ruma Devi from Barmer who stitched her luck with handmade talent
Jaipur, Oct 16 (IANS) She is just an eighth pass but she has made around 22,000 women in Rajasthan self-dependent by giving them decent jobs.
2019-10-16
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Human Interest/Society
'Foreign legislatures shouldn't interfere in HK affairs'
Hong Kong, Oct 16 (IANS) The government of China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) on Wednesday expressed regret over the US House of Representatives' passage of acts and resolution concerning Hong Kong, reiterating that foreign legislatures should not interfere in any form in the internal affairs of the HKSAR.
2019-10-16
Category: International, Hong Kong,Politics
China condemns US House approval of bill on Hong Kong
Beijing, Oct 16 (IANS) China on Wednesday expressed strong indignation and firm opposition to the US House of Representatives' passing of the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act, a Foreign Ministry spokesperson said in a press statement.
2019-10-16
Category: International, China,Politics
Canada's advance polls see 4.7 million voters
Ottawa, Oct 16 (IANS) More than 4.7 million Canadians are estimated to have voted in advance polls over the weekend, according to Elections Canada.
2019-10-16
Category: International, Canada,Politics
Humanoid robots debut in Christchurch Airport
Wellington, Oct 16 (IANS) Christchurch Airport has added robot Pepper to its study of disruptive technologies, alongside the Autonomous Smart Shuttle and Virtual Reality training for its fire service.
2019-10-16
Category: International, United Kingdom,Technology
Brazil's president to focus on trade on Japan, China visit
Brasilia, Oct 16 (IANS) Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro plans to focus on trade and economic issues during his trip later this month to Japan and Asia, a high-level Foreign Ministry official said.
2019-10-16
Category: International, Brazil,Diplomacy
Erdogan promises Trump that his forces won't enter Kobani
Washington, Oct 16 (IANS) Turkeys president promised the United States leader that Turkish forces would not enter the Kurdish enclave of Kobani, located on the border with Turkish territory, said a US Senator.
2019-10-16
Category: International, United States,Politics
Abu Dhabi crown prince, Putin discuss bilateral expansion
Dubai, Oct 16 (IANS) Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan held an official meeting with visiting Russian President Vladimir Putin over expansion of bilateral relations.
2019-10-16
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Politics
1 in 3 children under 5 malnourished: UNICEF report
United Nations, Oct 16 (IANS) At least one in three children under five across the globe are malnourished and not developing properly, a report of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) revealed.
2019-10-16
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Turkey rejects US proposal for cease-fire with Kurds
Ankara, Oct 16 (IANS) Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan rejected the offer of his US counterpart Donald Trump for a cease-fire with the Syrian Kurdish fighters, but agreed to keep in dialogue with Washington.
2019-10-16
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
Pompeo, Iraqi president discuss Turkish offensive in Syria
Washington, Oct 16 (IANS) US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo spoke over phone with Iraqi President Barham Salih about the ongoing Turkish military operations in northeastern Syria and the situation in Iraq, said the US State Department.
2019-10-16
Category: International, United States,Politics
Will not hold vote authorizing impeachment probe: Pelosi
New York, Oct 16 (IANS) In a dramatic announcement, all powerful Speaker and pivot against Donald Trump, Nancy Pelosi announced that the House will not hold a formal House vote to launch an impeachment inquiry, after meeting with House Democrats to discuss the possibility of holding a vote on the ongoing impeachment inquiry against President Trump.
2019-10-16
Category: International, United States,Politics
US-China trade war to drag down global growth: IMF
Washington, Oct 16 (IANS) The trade war between the United States and China will drag the global economy down with the gloomiest growth forecast for 2019 and 2020 since the financial crisis, warned the International Monetary Fund.
2019-10-16
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy,Politics
'Arrow' star Stephen Amell pays taxes in the US but can't vote
Los Angeles, Oct 16 (IANS) "Arrow" star Stephen Amell owns properties in the US and pays taxes as well, but he cant vote. The actor says his goal is to spend enough time in America to qualify to be a citizen.
2019-10-16
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Bella Hadid is the world's most beautiful woman, says science
Los Angeles, Oct 16 (IANS) Supermodel Bella Hadid is the most beautiful woman in the world. At least, that's what Greek mathematics says.
2019-10-16
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
James Cameron: 'Terminator: Dark Fate' has sense of abject terror
Los Angeles, Oct 16 (IANS) Hollywood mogul James Cameron says his upcoming "Terminator: Dark Fate" deals with the threat of a human collision with artificial super-intelligence -- a subject that seems less science-fiction at present as compared to 1984 or 1991.
2019-10-16
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
UN peacekeeping mission in Haiti ends amid political crisis
United Nations, Oct 16 (IANS) With the situation in Haiti has continued to deteriorate, the mandate of the UN peacekeeping mission in Haiti ended.
2019-10-16
Category: International, United States,Politics
Pence to visit Ankara to negotiate cease-fire in Syria
Washington, Oct 16 (IANS) US Vice President Mike Pence will travel to Ankara within the next 24 hours to negotiate with the Turkish government a cease-fire that would end that country's military operations against the Kurds in northeastern Syria, a top US official announced.
2019-10-16
Category: International, United States,Politics
US dollar declines against British pounds amid Brexit optimism
New York, Oct 16 (IANS) The US dollar declined against the British pound after news reports showed Britain and European Union (EU) negotiators are closing in on a draft Brexit deal.
2019-10-16
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy
US stocks close higher amid strong earnings season
New York, Oct 16 (IANS) US stocks closed higher, as the market was supported by a cheering start of the third-quarter corporate earnings season and modest manufacturing data of New York State.
2019-10-16
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy
Putin visits UAE during Middle East tour
Cairo, Oct 16 (IANS) Russia's President Vladimir Putin visited the United Arab Emirates as part of a tour of the Middle East.
2019-10-16
Category: International, Egypt,Politics
Iran says US obstructs Tehran-Riyadh proximity
Tehran, Oct 16 (IANS) Iran's Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani said that the United States obstructs a thaw of relations between Tehran and Riyadh, Tasnim news agency reported.
2019-10-16
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
US, Italy condemn deadly airstrike in Libya's capital
Tripoli, Oct 16 (IANS) The US and Italian embassies in Libya condemned an airstrike that hit a house in the capital Tripoli on Monday, killing three children.
2019-10-16
Category: International, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya,Politics
Qatar defends Turkey's incursion in Syria
Doha, Oct 16 (IANS) Qatar reiterated support for Turkey's Operation Peace Spring in northern Syria, adding that Ankara only seeks an end to threats on its borders and to bring the Syrian refugees back home.
2019-10-16
Category: International, Qatar,Politics
Banerjee's achievement bigger and terrific: Ganguly
Kolkata, Oct 16 (IANS) Congratulating Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee for winning the Nobel prize for Economics, former Indian cricket captain Sourav Ganguly on Tuesday called it a "terrific" achievement.
2019-10-16
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Sports
Have no links with any mafia, says Praful Patel
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) Senior NCP leader and former Union Minister Praful Patel on Tuesday dismissed charges of alleged links with the mafia as "mere speculation" by sections of the media.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
'Not biased': SC judge slams campaign seeking his recusal
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Supreme Court judge Arun Mishra on Tuesday expressed anguish at a social media campaign and news reports seeking his recusal from a constitution bench hearing pleas linked to compensation in the Land Acquisition Act.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
US-China trade war 'stings' Wipro business: CEO
Bengaluru, Oct 15 (IANS) Headwinds from the US-China trade war sting business deals of Indian software major Wipro, its Chief Executive Abidali Neemuchwala said on Tuesday.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy
Back channel exercise for Modi-Imran meet in Saudi Arabia?
Islamabad, Oct 15 (IANS) Intense back channel exercise by Indian side is underway to arrange a meeting of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi with his Pakistani coounterpart Imran Khan, a Pakistan media report claimed on Tuesday.
2019-10-15
Category: International, Pakistan,International
Blacked-out at Puja carnival, recall Emergency: Bengal Guv
Kolkata, Oct 15 (IANS) In a fresh flashpoint with West Bengal's Mamata Banerjee government, Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar alleged on Tuesday that he was "totally blacked out" during the October 11 Durga Puja carnival here and called it "an unusual kind of censorship... reminiscent of the Emergency".
2019-10-15
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
India conceded a silly goal, have much to do: Coach Stimac
Kolkata, Oct 15 (IANS) Admitting that his team conceded a 'silly' goal, coach Igor Stimac on Tuesday said India have a lot to work on ahead of the next set of matches after they played out a hard fought 1-1 draw against much lower-ranked Bangladesh in a Group E Asian Qualifiers for the FIFA World Cup tie here.
2019-10-15
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
Hindu, Muslim sides spar as Ayodhya case hearing set to end
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) The lawyers for the Hindu and Muslim sides got into a duel on the 39th day of the hearing in the 70-year-old politically vexing Ayodhya title dispute.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Religion
Italy blames Turkey for Syria fighting, seeks negotiations
Rome, Oct 15 (IANS/AKI) Italy's Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio on Tuesday pointed the finger at Turkey for its six-day-old military offensive in Kurdish administered northern Syria, urging an immediate truce.
2019-10-15
Category: International, Italy,Diplomacy,Politics,Defence/Security
PMC fraud: Praful Patel under ED lens for using Wadhawans' jet
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Caught in the eye of the storm over 'Dawood-Mirchi' links, former Union Civil Aviation Minister Praful Patel faces yet another embarrassment for frequently using private jets of Wadhawans, accused in the Rs 4,355 crore Punjab and Maharashtra Co-operative(PMC) bank scam.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Jio asks Trai to stop IUC scrapping schedule consultations
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Reliance Jio, which has now started charging for voice calls to other networks, has asked regulator Trai to stop the consultation process on a new timeline for removing Interconnect Usage Charges (IUC) and enforce 'Bill and Keep' regime under the IUC regulations from January 1, 2020.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Romania opposition leader Ludovic Orban appointed new PM
Bucharest, Oct 15 (IANS) Romanian President Klaus Iohannis on Tuesday appointed Ludovic Orban, leader of the main opposition National Liberal Party, as Prime Minister, after the cabinet led by the Social Democratic Party collapsed in a no-confidence vote on Thursday.
2019-10-15
Category: International, Romania,Politics
Praful Patel denies allegations of any mafia links
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) Senior NCP leader and former Union Minister Praful Patel on Tuesday dismissed charges of alleged links with the mafia as "mere speculation" by sections of the media.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Telangana Governor meets PM, Home Minister
Hyderabad, Oct 15 (IANS) Telangana Governor Tamilisai Soundararajan on Tuesday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Shivakumar's wife, mother approach HC against ED summons
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) The wife and mother of jailed Congress Karnataka leader D.K. Shivakumar on Tuesday approached the Delhi High Court challenging the summons issued to them by the Enforcement Directorate.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
SC judges slams social media campaign seeking his recusal
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Supreme Court judge Arun Mishra on Tuesday expressed anguish at a social media campaign and news reports seeking his recusal from a constitution bench hearing pleas linked to compensation in the Land Acquisition Act.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Sad Diwali for Pixel lovers as new Google phones ditch India
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Google which registered less than 0.1 per cent market share in the Indian premium smartphone segment in the second quarter this year, ditched the country on Tuesday, announcing that the newly-launched Pixel 4 and XL will not be available in India.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Railways to run promotional trains, Housefull 4 crew first taker
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Struggling with high operation cost, the Indian Railways has come up with a unique idea to increase its revenue by promoting movies, art, culture, sports or even television shows.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Cinema/Showbiz,Business/Economy
Google Pixel 4, 4 XL, Pixelbook Go and more launched
New York, Oct 15 (IANS) The US based search engine giant Google has introduced the new Pixel 4, 4 XL, Pixelbook Go, Pixel Earbuds and Nest Mini during its annual hardware event.
2019-10-15
Category: International, United States,Technology
CCPA to meet for deciding on winter session's dates
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) The Cabinet Committee on Parliamentary Affairs (CCPA) is to meet on Wednesday to decide on the dates of Parliament's Winter Session.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
India hosting U-16 cricket coaching camp for Commonwealth
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Thirty five participants, including 18 boys and 17 girls, from Commonwealth countries are attending an Under-16 cricket coaching camp being held at the National Cricket Academy, Bengaluru, from October 1-30.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Would like Virat to focus on winning big tournaments: Ganguly
Kolkata, Oct 15 (IANS) Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president-elect and former India captain Sourav Ganguly on Tuesday said he would like to see the Indian team management focus on winning more ICC tournaments and that is an area he would like skipper Virat Kohli to address.
2019-10-15
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
Unions cry foul, refute HAL's claims on wage hike
Bengaluru, Oct 15 (IANS) Refuting the company's charge that their indefinite strike for wage hike was illegal, 9 unions of the state-run Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) on Tuesday accused its management of indulging in double standards.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Defence/Security,Politics,Business/Economy
WC qualifier: India fight hard to draw against spirited B'desh
Kolkata, Oct 15 (IANS) India snatched a 1-1 draw from the jaws of defeat against much lower ranked Bangladesh to dent their chances of qualification in a Group E Asian Qualifiers for the FIFA World Cup tie at the packed Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan here on Tuesday.
2019-10-15
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
E-platform to ease up clearance of sanction plan in SDMC
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) In a major relief to residents who are planning to construct a new house, the South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) on Tuesday announced that it has developed an online module for the sanction plan in respect of the low risk residential buildings up to 500sqm under Unified Building Bye Laws 2021.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
BJP manages to put the political clock back in MP
Bhopal, Oct 15 (IANS) The Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) managed to put the political clock back by three months in Madhya Pradesh by persuading rebel MLAs Narayan Tripathi and Sharad Kole who had voted against their own party to favour the Congress-led government, to remain in the party fold.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
Hindu parties cite 1886 judge's observation of Ayodhya site
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) The Hindu parties on Tuesday rebutted the Muslim side's contention that they never made claim on the title of the disputed land in Ayodhya between 1885 to 1989, by citing the observations of a judge who visited the disputed site on March 17, 1886.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Religion
India pip Bangladesh, clinch SAFF U15 women's C'ship
Thimpu (Bhutan), Oct 15 (IANS) India emerged champions of the SAFF U-15 womens championship 2019 at the Chalimithang Stadium here on Tuesday, defeating Bangladesh 5-3 on penalties after the match ended 0-0 post 90 minutes.
2019-10-15
Category: International, Bhutan,Sports,Football
Policeman killed, 10 injured in IED blast in Pakistan
Islamabad, Oct 15 (IANS) A policeman was killed and 10 other people sustained injuries in an improvised explosive device (IED) blast triggered by unidentified militants in Quetta, the capital of Pakistan's southwest Balochistan province, on Tuesday, a senior police officer said.
2019-10-15
Category: International, Pakistan,Terrorism
Assam man dies as foreigner, family refuses to accept body
Guwahati, Oct 15 (IANS) Family members of an inmate of a detention camp in Assam, who died, have refused to accept the body until the government removes the 'foreigner' tag from his name.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics
Centre to monitor food prices during festival season
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) In a bid to keep food prices in check during the festival season, the Centre on Tuesday directed the states to regularly monitor the supply and prices of staples like onions, pulses, tomatoes, edible oils and oilseeds.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Politics
Surjewala moves EC, says gangster's kin intimidating voters
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) The Congress has expressed apprehensions of criminal intimidation by Bharatiya Janata Party supporters in Kaithal Assembly constituency where the party's media department chief Randeep Surjewala is contesting against the BJP's Leelaram Gurjar.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Elizabeth Warren emerges as front runner to take on Trump (US Files)
Boston, Oct 15 (IANS) On the eve of the Democratic Presidential candidature debate in Ohio Tuesday night which is the largest in the history of American history, a baker's dozen will stand and try and grab pole position. The polls show Elizabeth Warren is at the top of the poll pyramid with 30 percent while former veep Joe Biden is a close number 2 with 27 percent, Bernie Sanders having fallen off the grid.
2019-10-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,International
India's overall growth 'very strong' by world economy standards: IMF
United Nations, Oct 15 (IANS) Although India's economic growth rate has been cut to 6.1 per cent for the current fiscal year, it still remains "very strong" by global standards, International Monetary Fund's (IMF) Deputy Research Director Gian Maria Milesi-Ferreti said on Tuesday.
2019-10-15
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy
Attitude more important than skills, talent: Malaysian chef Peter Chan
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) What is it that goes into making an ideal meal? More than skills and talent it's the right attitude that matters, says Malaysian Executive Sous Chef Peter Chan, an industry veteran of close to four decades and chairperson of the jury at the Indian Culinary Forum's annual Chef Awards 2019 underway at Greater Noida on the national capital's outskirts.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books
No drastic fall in Delhi air quality in next two days
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Though the air quality in Delhi remains in the poor category and stubble-burning incidents have increased in Punjab, Haryana and even Pakistan, no drastic deterioration of air quality is expected in the next two days.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Health/Medicine
HC pulls up Goa govt for failing to install digital meters
Panaji, Oct 15 (IANS) The Panaji bench of the High Court on Tuesday pulled up the state government for failing to facilitate the installation of digital meters in taxis, stating that prima facie the negligence amounts to contempt of the Bombay High Court.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Goa,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
PKL 7: Confident U Mumba to face Bengal Warriors in SF 2
Ahmedabad, Oct 15 (IANS) The second semi-final of the Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) season will see Bengal Warriors take on U Mumba for a spot in the league's final. All the Bengal players will be well rested and ready ahead of the clash after a weeks break between their last league stage match and the semi-final. U Mumba, though, will have positive momentum on their side after outdoing Haryana Steelers convincingly in Eliminator 2.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Gujarat,Sports,Other Sports
IBBI for statutory recognition of valuation professionals
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI) Chairman M.S. Sahoo has said that there should be a statuary nod given to valuation professionals in India to further streamline the profession.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Jio, Samsung showcase 5G, LTE use cases at IMC 2019
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) A partnership between telecom majors Reliance Jio and Samsung Electronics on Tuesday showcased use cases based on fifth-generation (5G) techonology at the India Mobile Congress here.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
SDMC steps up efforts to curb pollution
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) With the increase in pollution, the South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) has stepped up efforts to fight air and dust pollution in the national capital, taking stringent pollution control measures including action against burning of solid wastes, garbage, dry leaves, and plastics, rubber and construction activities.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Health/Medicine
Sensex ends 291 points higher, Nifty up too
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) Trade-related optimism kept the sentiments in the global markets upbeat on Tuesday. In India, the Sensex closed 291 points higher while the Nifty finished at 11,428.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
India hands over two Mi 24V choppers to Afghanistan
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) India handed over two Mi 24V gunship helicopters to Afghanistan at a ceremony held in Kabul on Tuesday. The attack chopper, which is also capable of low-capacity troop transport, was handed over to Afghanistan's Defence Minister Asadullah Khalid by India's Ambassador Vinay Kumar.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
'BJP's majoritarianism crippled Indian economy'
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Taking cue from an article by Finance Minister's husband in a newspaper, the Congress on Tuesday launched a scathing attack on the Modi government over the state of the Indian economy. The party asserted that P. Prabhakar, Nirmala Sitharaman's husband, is a senior economist and his views are based on facts.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Politics
UN steps up aid in northeast Syria amid Turkish offensive
Geneva, Oct 15 (IANS/AKI) Teams from the UN refugee agency have assisted some 31,800 people in northeast Syria since the start of a Turkish air campaign there last week, UNCHR global spokesperson Liz Throssell said on Tuesday.
2019-10-15
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Immigration/Law/Rights,Defence/Security
'Sooryavanshi' will be a gamechanger for me: Niharica Raizadaa
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) Budding actress Niharica Raizada, who will next be seen in the Akshay Kumar-Katrina Kaif starrer "Sooryavanshi", has said that the cop-action drama will be a gamechanger for her, adding that she learned a lot while shooting for the film and it has helped her to grow as an actor.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Imran leaves for Riyadh to mitigate Iran-Saudi tensions
Islamabad, Oct 15 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan left for Saudi Arabia on Tuesday as part of his initiative for peace and security in the region.
2019-10-15
Category: International, Pakistan,Politics
Slowing economy: India's exports dip third time this year
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) India's merchandise exports in September declined for the third time in the current financial year, while imports dropped for the fourth consecutive month, signaling that rising protectionism and continuing trade tensions between the US and China along with the spectre of a global slowdown are impacting India's trade prospects as well.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Would like Virat to focus on winning big tournaments: Ganguly
Kolkata, Oct 15 (IANS) Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president-elect and former India captain Sourav Ganguly on Tuesday said he would like to see the Indian team management focus on winning more ICC tournaments and that is an area he would like skipper Virat Kohli to address.
2019-10-15
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
Italy lauds Syrian Kurds for role in fight against IS
Rome, Oct 15 (IANS/AKI) Italian Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio on Tuesday thanked Kurdish forces in Syria for their help in defeating the Islamic State in the war-torn country, warning the jihadist group still posed a severe security threat.
2019-10-15
Category: International, Italy,Diplomacy,Politics,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Three arrested in illegal Kochi flats case
Kochi, Oct 15 (IANS) The Kerala Police's Crime Branch, probing if there was a nexus between officials and builders in the apartment complex whose demolition was ordered by the Supreme Court for violating the Coastal Regulation Zone rules, on Tuesday arrested three people, a top official said.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Rajnath pushes for indigenisation of defence equipment
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Pushing for indigenisation, Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday urged scientists in the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) to establish a system in India where all defence equipment can be manufactured in the country.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Jennifer Aniston joins Insta, has over 200k followers in 1 hr
Los Angeles, Oct 15 (IANS) Hollywood star Jennifer Aniston finally joined Instagram on Tuesdays, and she had nearly 200k followers within the first hour of joining the social media app.
2019-10-15
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Google partners Social Alpha to support start-ups in India
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Tata Trusts' initiative Social Alpha said on Tuesday it has entered into a partnership with Google Developers Launchpad to support social impact start-ups in Indias growing start-up ecosystem.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Trinamool leaders to visit over 2,000 villages, wards
Kolkata, Oct 15 (IANS) Around 600 Block and Town Presidents of West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress are visiting more than 2,000 villages and civic wards across the state from Tuesday following in the footsteps of party MLAs and other senior leaders as part of the mass reach out campaign 'Didi Ke Bolo', party sources said.
2019-10-15
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Sharan, Veda emerge champs in SFA's Hyderabad edition
Hyderabad, Oct 15 (IANS) Sharan K (Global Edge School), Lalit A (St. Andrews), Veda R (Sri Medhavi Junior) and Pushti L (Meridian School) on Tuesday emerged as the tennis champions here in the Hyderabad edition of Sports for All (SFA), an inter-school Olympic style championship presented by Hero Sprint.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Sports,Other Sports
UEFA chairman vows to eradicate racism in football
Madrid, Oct 15 (IANS) UEFA Chairman Aleksander Ceferin on Tuesday promised to eliminate racism in football, calling on governments to join efforts aimed at tackling the plague.
2019-10-15
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Indo-Dutch coop against anti-microbial resistance showcased
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) A two-day India-Netherlands Technology Summit began here on Tuesday, focused on co-creating innovative solutions for global challenges relating to water, food and good health.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech
Nimish Shah joins hands with Bhaane
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANSlife) Designer Nimish Shah has collaborated with Anand S. Ahuja and Sonam Kapoor Ahujas clothing brand Bhaane to create the 'Cruise 2020' collection - an inclusive-Indian design tag in a contemporary e-shop featuring men and women ready to wear.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,IANS Life,National
Attack on Iranian oil tanker 'state-sponsored': FM
Tehran, Oct 15 (IANS) Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Tuesday said that the recent attack on the Iranian oil tanker Sabiti in the Red Sea is "state-sponsored", state TV reported.
2019-10-15
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
Telangana HC suggests talks to end RTC deadlock
Hyderabad, Oct 15 (IANS) The indefinite strike by the employees of the Telangana State Road Transport Corporation (TSRTC) continued on 11th day on Tuesday even as the Telangana High Court suggested to the state government and the employee unions to end the deadlock through talks.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
FAO calls for boosting millets to fight malnutrition
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) India and the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations have proposed to declare the year 2023 as the International Year of Millets, which are one of the most climate-resilient traditional crops of India.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife,Health/Medicine
IMF cuts India's FY20 growth forecast to 6%
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) The outlook for the Indian economy for the current fiscal seems to get bleaker by the day as major economic forums and institutions have of late revised the country's GDP forecast downwards, with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) being the latest in the fray.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Odisha CM not to celebrate birthday over cyclone Fani
Bhubaneswar, Oct 15 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday that he will not celebrate his birthday on Wednesday in view of cyclone Fani that caused massive damage in the state in May this year.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
Congress didn't support BJP on Citizenship Bill: Assam FM
Guwahati, Oct 15 (IANS) Launching another attack on the Congress, Assam Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Tuesday said that while the party is now showing sympathy towards those left out of the National Register of Citizens (NRC), it, however, did not support the BJP-led government in Assam when the latter tried to get the Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB) 2016 passed in Parliament.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics
Denmark Open: Sindhu, Praneeth advance; Kashyap exits
Odense, Oct 15 (IANS) World champion P.V. Sindhu and B. Sai Praneeth made impressive starts to their campaign at the Denmark Open while Parupalli Kashyap and Sourabh Verma crashed out early after losing their first-round matches.
2019-10-15
Category: International, Denmark,Sports,Badminton
(RELEASE AT 5am) James Cameron: 'Terminator: Dark Fate' has sense of abject terror
Los Angeles, Oct 15 (IANS) Hollywood mogul James Cameron says his upcoming "Terminator: Dark Fate" deals with the threat of a human collision with artificial super-intelligence -- a subject that seems less science-fiction at present as compared to 1984 or 1991.
2019-10-15
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Avinash Mishra: TV actors are apt for films, too
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) "Yeh Teri Galiyan" actor Avinash Mishra feels that TV actors are no less than film stars and that they have it in them to succeed on the big screen, too.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
B'wood film on Infosys co-founder Narayana Murthy and wife
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) Director Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari is thrilled to make a film on Infosys co-founder Narayana Murthy and his wife Sudha Murthy. She says this is more than a film, this is life.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
'Article 15' holds special place in my career: Isha Talwar
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) Actress Isha Talwar says working in "Article 15" was emotionally draining, but the film will always hold a special place in her career.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
US-China trade deal to benefit global economy: China
Beijing, Oct 15 (IANS) The trade deal between China and the US will not only benefit the two countries but also the global economy, China's Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Geng Shuang said on Tuesday.
2019-10-15
Category: International, China,Politics
'Section 375' writer Manish Gupta turns producer
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) Writer-director Manish Gupta, who had recently scripted the critically-acclaimed Akshaye Khanna and Richa Chadha-starrer "Section 375", is set to produce projects that are low-budget and content-driven.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
14 new institutes for media, ent skill development on anvil
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) The government on Tuesday announced that 14 new institutes will be set up across nine cities for advanced skill training in the media and entertainment sector.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Media
Construction licence for big projects within 15 days: Goa CM
Panaji, Oct 15 (IANS) A month after the Chief Executive Officer of the state government's Investment Promotion Board quit citing complaints related to red-tapism, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Tuesday said that the Board would facilitate construction licences to big ticket projects within 15 days of receipt of application.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Goa,National,Business/Economy,Politics
Photo voter slips printed in Braille for Haryana polls
Chandigarh, Oct 15 (IANS) Haryana Chief Electoral Officer Anurag Agarwal on Tuesday said that for the convenience of the visually-impaired, electors photo identity cards (EPICs) and photo voter slips have been printed in Braille script.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Special thrust on gas infrastructure: Pradhan
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Tuesday said that the government has a special focus on building gas infrastructure in the country.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Despite deleveraging, Essar turnover Rs 1 lakh cr: Ruia
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Despite aggressively deleveraging the balance sheet to the tune of Rs 1,40,000 crore through monetisation of several key assets, the existing businesses of Essar Group in the sectors of energy, infrastructure, metals & mining, services and technology, have a combined revenue of $13 billion, or almost Rs 100,000 crore, said Essar Capital Director Prashant Ruia.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Congress raises I-T raids on workers with EC
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) A Congress delegation on Tuesday met Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora and raised the issue of income tax raids on some of its employees last week.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
SC likely to wrap up Ayodhya case hearing on Wednesday
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) The hearing in Ayodhya title dispute case is likely to end on October 16 instead of October 17, with Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi hinting that the argument in the 70-year-old dispute will come to an end on Wednesday itself.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Religion
SRK fans want confirmation on new film with Tamil hitmaker Atlee
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) Shah Rukh Khan has not announced a new film since his "Zero" debacle last December. On Tuesday, a video of the superstar walking out of Tamil filmmaker Atlee Kumar's office went viral on social media, sending fans into excited anticipation.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
CBI acts on PMO alert on judiciary
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) carried out raids after the Prime Minister Office alerted the agency of forgery being carried out by a Bengaluru-based man allegedly defaming judges.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Manika Batra roped in as new face of ASICS
Jaipur, Oct 15 (IANS) As more and more Indian female athletes break the glass ceiling, ASICS, a running shoes and other athletic footwear manufacturer, on Tuesday roped in ace India paddler Manika Batra as its new face as she launched the brands latest store here.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Rajasthan,Sports,Football
ASSOCHAM to launch platform for entrepreneurs
Chandigarh, Oct 15 (IANS) Carrying on with its 'Startup Elevator Pitch Series', the ASSOCHAM Launchpad, an initiative and platform for budding entrepreneurs, will be flagged off here on Friday.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Punjab,Business/Economy
Air India staff mulls VRS en masse over leave encashment
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) With the airline management remaining non-committal over leave encashment to employees in case of privatisation, a section of Air India staff has mooted the proposal to take voluntary retirement (VRS) en masse.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Apple TV app, Apple TV+ arrive on Roku platform
San Francisco, Oct 15 (IANS) US-based online streaming service Roku on Tuesday announced the availability of Apple TV app and Apple TV+ on its platform.
2019-10-15
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
'89% workers in India would trust robot more than manager'
San Francisco, Oct 15 (IANS) Workers in India are the most excited about Artificial Intelligence (AI) with 89 per cent of them appearing to be more trusting of robots over their managers, says a new study.
2019-10-15
Category: International, Costa Rica,Business/Economy,Technology
This is why Pankaja isn't having it as easy as BJP in Maha
Parli (Maharashtra), Oct 15 (IANS) Maharashtra Assembly Election for the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) has been a butter smooth, if not a cakewalk so far. With Sena on its side and a bickering Congress as opposition, Devendra Fadnavis is facing what any leader would hope for. But for one BJP leader, it's been a rough campaign where she is being forced to prove worthy of taking forward her father's legacy - Pankaja Munde.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Goa Speaker hears plea for disqualification of 10 MLAs
Panaji, Oct 15 (IANS) Goa Assembly Speaker Rajesh Patnekar on Tuesday said that he would hear the petitioner, the Congress, once more, before deciding on whether notice should be issued to 10 MLAs, who split the party and joined the ruling BJP in July.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Rakitic, Arthur, de Jong join Barcelona group training
Barcelona, Oct 15 (IANS) Midfielders Ivan Rakitic, Arthur Melo and Frenkie De Jong joined Barcelona's Tuesday training session, gearing up for the away La Liga game against Eibar.
2019-10-15
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
'AK' app by Kejriwal to rope in party volunteers
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) To strengthen the party ahead of the Assembly polls, the Aam Aadmi Party on Tuesday announced that its chief Arvind Kejriwal will launch the 'AK' mobile app on Wednesday to stay connected with party volunteers in Delhi as well as across the country.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Shoaib Akhtar backs Ganguly as BCCI President
Lahore, Oct 15 (IANS) Former India skipper Sourav Ganguly is all set to become the President of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and the development has not only drawn praise in the country but also across the border as Pakistan fast bowling legend Shoaib Akhtar on Tuesday applauded the decision.
2019-10-15
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
Dushyant Chautala gets threat call from Abu Dhabi
Chandigarh, Oct 15 (IANS) Jannayak Janata Party (JJP) President Dushyant Chautala on Tuesday said he received a threat to life on his phone from Abu Dhabi.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Delhi launches portal for online processing of building plans
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) As part of the Ease of Doing Business (EODB) reforms, an online portal for sanction of building plans for up to 500 square metres (sqm) for low-risk residential buildings was launched here on Tuesday by Delhi Lt. Governor Anil Baijal.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology,Business/Economy
Army conference's focus on completing projects on schedule
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Time-bound completion of tasks and projects to meet the ground situation and the requirements will be the foremost priority for the Army Commanders' Conference, defence officials said here on Tuesday.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Happy to get an opportunity in a tough situation: Ganguly
Kolkata, Oct 15 (IANS) Former India skipper Sourav Ganguly is all set to become the President of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) after the affiliated units of the cricket board unanimously selected him for the top job in Mumbai on Monday. Back in the City of Joy on Tuesday, Ganguly said his top most priority will be to change the life of the first-class cricketers as they deserve attention.
2019-10-15
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
ED's application to arrest PC allowed with modifications
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) A Delhi court on Tuesday allowed the Enforcement Directorate to interrogate former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram and arrest him, if deemed necessary, in the money laundering case relating to INX Media.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Dating men led to body issues for Antoni Porowski
Los Angeles, Oct 15 (IANS) "Queer Eye" star Antoni Porowski says he became insecure about his body after he began dating men.
2019-10-15
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Alibaba subsidiary Whale Cloud to push India's 5G dream
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Alibaba subsidiary Whale Cloud, which has a data centre in Mumbai, on Tuesday unveiled a 5G operation map for the country.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Jennifer Aniston has days when she doesn't want to step out
Los Angeles, Oct 15 (IANS) Actress Jennifer Aniston says she has days when she doesn't want to step out of the house, or be photographed.
2019-10-15
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Wipro net rises by 35%, revenue up by 4% in Q2
Bengaluru, Oct 15 (IANS) Software major Wipro on Tuesday reported Rs 2,550 crore net profit for the second quarter (Q2) of fiscal 2019-20, registering 35 per cent growth over the same period last year.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy
Whitney Houston, Soundgarden among Rock & Roll Hall of Fame nominees
Los Angeles, Oct 15 (IANS) Pop icon Whitney Houston, rapper The Notorious B.I.G., Dave Matthews Band and Soundgarden are among next year's Rock & Roll Hall of Fame nominees. The 16-strong set of nominees also includes Nine Inch Nails, Depeche Mode, Judas Priest, Rufus featuring Chaka Khan, Kraftwerk, Todd Rundgren and MC5.
2019-10-15
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Class one student dies of heart attack in Jharkhand
Ranchi, Oct 15 (IANS) A class one student died of a heart attack in Jamshedpur on Tuesday, police said.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Bihar,National,Education
Tom Holland: Spider-Man row most stressful time of my life
Los Angeles, Oct 15 (IANS) Actor Tom Holland says the period of feud between Disney and Sony Pictures over Spider-Man, was the most stressful time of his life.
2019-10-15
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
India retains world's fastest-growing rank, tying with China: IMF
New York, Oct 15 (IANS) In the gloomy global economic picture painted by the International Monetary Fund (IMF), India retains its rank as the world's fastest-growing major economy, tying with China, with a projected growth rate of 6.1 per cent for the current fiscal year, despite an almost one per cent cut in the forecast.
2019-10-15
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy
FATF expresses satisfaction at steps taken by Pakistan
Paris, Oct 15 (IANS) The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has expressed satisfaction at the measures taken by Pakistan and its progress in various areas.
2019-10-15
Category: International, France,International
US slaps sanctions on Turkey over Syria offensive
Washington, Oct 15 (IANS) US has imposed sanctions on Turkey's ministries and senior government officials over the country's military offensive in northern Syria.
2019-10-15
Category: International, United States,Politics
BJP-ruled Goa turning into a 'banana republic': NDA ally
Panaji, Oct 15 (IANS) Goa Forward, a regional political party and the state's ruling BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) ally on Tuesday said the state was becoming a 'banana republic', with the government shirking accountability vis-a-vis controversial decisions like the sudden call to waive road tax for all vehicles up to December 31 this year.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Vikrant Massey to romance Manukriti in 'Ramprasad Ki Tehrvi'
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) Actress Manukriti Pahwa, who made her Bollywood debut in "Sui Dhaaga: Made In India", is set to romance actor Vikrant Massey in "Ramprasad Ki Tehrvi". The film marks the directorial debut of her mother, actress Seema Pahwa.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Nokia partners with Wipro to develop 5G ecosystem in India
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Finnish telecommunications equipment maker Nokia on Tuesday announced partnering with IT major Wipro to jointly develop 5G use cases at its Bengaluru R&D centre in order to help operators maximise their investments in the fifth generation cellular technology.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology
Now, edit PDFs on smartphones, courtesy Adobe
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Adobe on Tuesday announced several capabilities across its Acrobat, Reader and Scan products, including the editing feature for PDFs on smartphones for both the iOS and Android users.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Orissa HC's full bench issues notice on lawyers' stir
Bhubaneswar, Oct 15 (IANS) A 14-member full bench of the Orissa High Court on Tuesday issued notice to the State Bar Council, High Court Bar Association and all district bar associations on why lawyers' boycott of court proceedings shouldn't be treated as contempt of court.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Orissa,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Al Qaeda terrorists trying to reunite in Pakistan
Karachi, Oct 15 (IANS) Pakistan's Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) has expressed doubts that a faction separated from the Al Qaeda in Indian Sub-continent (AQIS), the Indian sub-continent unit of terrorist outfit Al Qaeda, is trying to recreate its base in Karachi.
2019-10-15
Category: International, Pakistan,International
Air India asks for equity dues to pay up fuel bills
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) National passenger carrier Air India has asked the Centre to release equity payment due to the airline to pay up for past fuel bills that are owed by the company.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Badals obstructing Guru Nanak celebrations: Amarinder
Dakha, Oct 15 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday hit out at Akali leaders Harsimrat Badal and Sukhbir Badal for 'deliberately putting obstacles' in the way of coordination between the state government and the SGPC for joint celebration of the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics,Religion
Delhi urges Centre to share SAFAR's data to check pollution
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) As the air quality in the national capital started deteriorating, Delhi Environment Minister Kailash Gehlot on Tuesday wrote to Union Minister of Earth Sciences Harsh Vardhan requesting for sharing data and technology of the ministry's System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research (SAFAR) to ascertain the causes of pollution in the city during winter.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Congress slams BJP's demand for Bharat Ratna to Savarkar
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) The Congress on Tuesday questioned the BJP's demand for the Bharat Ratna to be awarded to Hindu Mahasabha founder Vinayak Damodar Savarkar, ahead of the Maharashtra Assembly election.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
JSW Group repays Rs 1,200 cr loan by releasing pledged shares
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Sajjan Jindal-led JSW Group on Tuesday said that the group has repayed loans worth Rs 1,200 crore by releasing pledged shares in JSW Steel and JSW Energy with a combined value of Rs 2,500 crore.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Realme X2 Pro launched in China
Beijing, Oct 15 (IANS) Realme has announced its flagship smartphone "X2 Pro" at an event in China, The Verge reported on Tuesday.
2019-10-15
Category: International, China,Technology
Indian Army approaches veterans to know their well being
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Concerned over condition of family members of war veterans, Indian Army has marked this year as the 'Year of Next to Kin' wherein they will reach out to veterans and their family members.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
PKL 7: Experienced Bengaluru to take on spirited Delhi in SF 1
Ahmedabad, Oct 15 (IANS) After a thrilling victory over U.P. Yoddha in Eliminator 1 of the Pro Kabaddi League, Bengaluru Bulls will now be up against the leagues table- toppers Dabang Delhi in the first semi-final of the tournament at the EKA Arena by TransStadia in Ahmedabad on Wednesday.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Gujarat,Sports,Other Sports
Gwyneth Paltrow: I'm just the lame old white lady
Los Angeles, Oct 15 (IANS) Actress Gwyneth Paltrow has come up with a different way to describe herself, and that is -- "I'm drunk and a lame old white lady".
2019-10-15
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Pharrell Williams: Would never sing 'Blurred lines' today
Los Angeles, Oct 15 (IANS) Singer Pharrell Williams says he is "embarrassed" by the controversial 2013 hit "Blurred lines", which he recorded with Robin Thicke.
2019-10-15
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
ED summons Praful Patel in money laundering case
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Tightening its noose around former Civil Aviation Minister and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Praful Patel for his alleged links with the underworld don Dawood Ibrahim's close aide Iqbal Mirchi, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) has summoned him for questioning on October 18, officials said on Tuesday.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Blue Line service affected as passenger strays onto track
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Passenger services on the Blue Line of Delhi Metro were affected between Yamuna Bank and Noida Electronic City stations on Tuesday afternoon after a passenger jumped onto the tracks at the New Ashok Nagar station.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
White male tiger Subhranshu dies at Odisha zoo
Bhubaneswar, Oct 15 (IANS) A five-year-old white male tiger died at the Nandankanan Zoological Park due to liver-related ailments on Tuesday, said an official.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Orissa,National,Environment/Wildlife
Determined for oil market stability beyond 2020: OPEC
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) OPEC Secretary General Mohammed Barkindo on Tuesday said that the organisation is determined to maintain stability in the global oil market beyond 2020.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Wipro net soars 35% in Q2, revenue up 4%
Bengaluru, Oct 15 (IANS) Software major Wipro on Tuesday reported Rs 2,550 crore net profit for the second quarter (Q2) of fiscal 2019-20, registering 35 per cent year-on-year (YoY) growth over the same period last year.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy
Women's and Jr team coaches to watch India-B'desh game
Kolkata, Oct 15 (IANS) The Indian football staff including the women's national team coach and junior coaches will be in attendance as the men's side take on Bangladesh in a Group E Asian Qualifiers match for the FIFA World Cup tie at the Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan here on Tuesday.
2019-10-15
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
50 Indian, Japanese soldiers to train for anti-terror ops
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) A joint military drill to train 50 soldiers from India and Japan to counter terror strikes in urban and jungle scenarios will begin in Mizoram later this month.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Rajasthan cop's link with Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee
Jaipur, Oct 15 (IANS) It comes as a proud moment for Rajasthan Police as it has found an esteemed connect with Nobel laureates Abhijit Bannerjee and Esther Duflo.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Human Interest/Society
SC likely to conclude hearing in Ayodhya case on Wednesday
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) The hearing in Ayodhya title dispute case is likely to end on October 16 instead of October 17, with Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi hinting that the argument in the 70-year-old dispute will come to an end on Wednesday itself.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Religion
Wipro net soars 35% in second quarter
Bengaluru, Oct 15 (IANS) Software major Wipro on Tuesday reported Rs 2,550 crore net profit for the second quarter (Q2) of fiscal 2019-20, registering 35 per cent year-on-year (YoY) growth over the same period last year.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy
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2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
BSNL hopeful on paying salaries before Diwali, says CMD
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) State-run BSNL, facing hard times financially, is hopeful of giving salary for September to its 1.76 lakh employees before Diwali, its Chairman and Managing Director P.K. Purwar said on Tuesday.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Aishwarya's 'Maleficent' style has a French connection
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) Actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan has lent her voice for Angelina Jolie's titular character in "Maleficent: Mistress Of Evil", in the film's dubbed Hindi version. For promotion of the film in India, Aishwarya got a spiffy French twist in style.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Mumbai ex-journalist's jail ordeal to be depicted on film
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) A book on the horrors of jail, penned by former Mumbai journalist Jigna Vora - who was acquitted two month ago in the sensational murder case of senior scribe Jyotirmoy Dey - will be made into a film soon, it was announced here on Tuesday.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Media,Bollywood
A straight guide to being LGBTQ+ friendly
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANSlife) Queer platform Gaysi and global dating app Tinder have come together to educate heterosexual - or straight - people on creating a warm environment for their LGBTQ+ peers. According to the two companies, straight people's involvement can have a positive effect in developing an inclusive community and a progressive society. Here's how you too can become part of Team Pride.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,IANS Life,National
Social robots may be conflict mediators, says study
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) We may listen to facts from Siri or Alexa, or directions from Google Maps, but would we let a virtual agent enabled by artificial intelligence help mediate conflict among team members? A new study says they might help.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology
Uber lays off 350 staff across Eats, self-driving wings
San Francisco, Oct 15 (IANS) Global ride hailing giant Uber, in its third round of layoffs in 10 weeks, has cut off staff from its self-driving unit and Uber Eats teams, The TechCrunch has reported.
2019-10-15
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Gandhi's 'experiments with truth' at Jerusalem Biennale
Jerusalem, Oct 15 (IANSlife) After a well-received precursor show in July at the Triveni Kala Sangam in New Delhi, an exhibition on Mahatma Gandhi curated by Gargi Seth is representing the India Pavilion at the fourth Jerusalem Biennale.
2019-10-15
Category: International, Israel,Cinema/Showbiz,IANS Life,National
Delhi waives fitness fee, GPS charges for taxis
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) The Delhi government on Tuesday announced that it will extend the benefits of no fitness test fee and GPS and SIM charges policy to taxis in the national capital and will also reduce the other charges by more than three-fold.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Rouhani slams US sanctions on Iran
Tehran, Oct 15 (IANS) Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday that the US has committed "crime" by imposing sanctions against Iran, official IRNA news agency reported.
2019-10-15
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
New hub for NSG commandos to come up in Punjab soon
Gurgram, Oct 15 (IANS) In view of recent intelligence inputs about Pakistan-backed terror activities in Punjab such as through arms drops using drones, the National Security Guard (NSG) plans to establish a new functional hub for the elite counter-terrorism force in the vicinity of Amritsar and Pathankot.
2019-10-15
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Need sufficient, affordable 5G spectrum auction: Jio President
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) India's second largest telecom company by subscribers Reliance Jio said on Tuesday that a spectrum auction should not be seen as a money generating mechanism, while adequate quantity of 5G radio waves should be provided to ensure the optimal exploitation of 5G technology.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Hotstar to foray into movies
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) Streaming giant Hotstar will be foraying into movies under its label Hotstar Specials, starting off with Vinay Pathak's "Chhappad Phaad Ke".
2019-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Monsoon withdraws from eastern, northeastern India
Agartala/Guwahati, Oct 15 (IANS) The four-month-long southwest monsoon has withdrawn from eastern and northeastern states and most parts of India during the last few days, a top Met department official said on Tuesday.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Tripura,National,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
Manmohan to meet press and eminent personalities in Mumbai
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) In the run up to Maharashtra elections, the Congress is pitching high on slowdown in Indian economy. The party has decided to field former Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on October 17 to lend a credible voice against the government's policies on the economic issues.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Politics
Murshidabad triple murder solved, accused arrested: Police
Kolkata, Oct 15 (IANS) Claiming to have cracked the sensational Jiaganj triple murder case, police in West Bengal's Murshidabad district on Tuesday said they have arrested a mason, who killed the three members of a family within five minutes after being allegedly duped of Rs 24,000 and for avenging a personal insult.
2019-10-15
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Piyush Goyal flags off nine Sewa Service trains
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) In a bid to achieve last-mile connectivity for people travelling between small towns and major cities, Railways Minister Piyush Goyal on Tuesday flagged off nine 'Sewa Service' trains saying the national transporter is taking transformational steps for the future.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Sena snubbed as Narayan Rane's MSP merges with BJP
Sindhudurg (Maharashtra), Oct 15 (IANS) In a major snub to ally Shiv Sena, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis presided over the Bharatiya Janata Party's long-awaited "merger" with former Chief Minister Narayan Rane's Maharashtra Swabhiman Party, here on Tuesday.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Kuldeep bats for reducing use of single-use plastic
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) India's left-arm chinaman Kuldeep Yadav on Tuesday announced support for sportswear manufacturer Adidas's grassroots level initiative to drive awareness about reducing the use of single-use plastic among consumers in collaboration with Select Citywalk, the first mall in Delhi to go plastic-free.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Happy over Kartarpur corridor; will not allow water to Pak: Modi
Charki Dadri/Kurukshetra (Haryana), Oct 15 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said India would not allow its water to flow to Pakistan.
2019-10-15
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Politics
Travelling is an eye-opener: Shashank Vyas
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) Actor Shashank Vyas recently had a good time in Europe. He feels there is nothing more enlightening than travelling.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
China urges Turkey to end military offensive in Syria
Beijing, Oct 15 (IANS) China on Tuesday urged Turkey to stop its military offensive in northern Syria.
2019-10-15
Category: International, China,Politics
SC grants Navlakha four weeks protection from arrest
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday granted four weeks interim protection from arrest to social activist Gautam Navlakha and asked him to move the court concerned for anticipatory bail in the Bhima Koregaon case.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
BBC thriller series 'Doctor Foster' to get Indian remake
Los Angeles, Oct 15 (IANS) The popular BBC thriller "Doctor Foster" will soon get an Indian makeover, to be directed by Tigmanshu Dhulia along with Aijza Khan
2019-10-15
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Chandrayaan-2 Director gets honorary doctorate from LU
Lucknow, Oct 15 (IANS) Chandrayaan-2 Mission Director Ritu Karidhal Srivastava was on Tuesday awarded a honorary doctorate by her alma mater, the Lucknow University (LU).
2019-10-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education,Science/Tech,Technology
Uber partners DocsApp to offer healthcare benefits
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Cab aggregator Uber on Tuesday partnered DocsApp to avail free medical consultations, subsidised prescription medicines along with lab tests for its driver and delivery partners across Uber rides and Uber Eats platforms.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Science/Tech,Technology
Rajnath pushes for indigenisation of defence equipment
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Pushing for indigenisation, Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday urged scientists in the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) to establish a system in India where all defence equipment can be manufactured.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
An Adivasi in Sonbhadra, Cong appoints 47 DCC chiefs in UP
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) After the appointment of a new Uttar Pradesh chief, the Congress has introduced major changes at the district level in the state. The party appointed 47 district and 7 city chiefs in Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
61% enterprises become 'intelligent' amid IoT investments
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) With growing Internet of Things (IoT) investments, a record 61 per cent enterprises globally are on the path to becoming 'intelligent', compared to only 49 per cent in 2018, a new survey by Zebra Technologies, a global leader in providing solutions and services to enterprises said on Tuesday.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Delhi asks government schools to ensure bag weight criteria
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Reiterating the rules for capping the weight of bags for classes 1-10, Delhi's Directorate of Education (DoE) has asked heads of government schools in the capital to ensure that bags for students in Class 1 and 2 should not be above 1.5 kg, while they should not be given any homework.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Health/Medicine
UP MLA murder case: Mukhtar Ansari's acquittal challenged
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Tuesday admitted a plea challenging the acquittal of gangster-turned-politician Mukhtar Ansari and others in the 2005 murder case of Uttar Pradesh BJP MLA Krishnanand Rai.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Workforce can't get same pay as executives, says HAL
Bengaluru, Oct 15 (IANS) Rejecting the employees' demand for higher wage revision, the state-run Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) on Tuesday said workers could not be treated at par with officers or executives in salaries and perks.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy
Siddhanth Kapoor happy about his debut as playback singer
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) Actor Siddhanth Kapoor has made his singing debut with the song "Kash phir se" from his upcoming film "#Yaaram". He says he was a bit nervous prior to the release of the song, but now he is happy with people's reactions to the track.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Adil Hussain: Raahgir celebrates empathy and humanity
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) Actor Adil Hussain returns in "Raahgir", which premiered at the recent Busan International Film Festival, and is all set to be screened at Jio Mami 21st Mumbai Film Festival with Star.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Flipkart takes on Amazon Prime with 'Video Originals'
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Taking Amazon Prime head on, Walmart-owned Flipkart on Tuesday forayed into original video content in India with the launch of 'Flipkart Video Originals' as the over-the-top media services (OTT) war heats up in the country.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Maruti Suzuki: Invested Rs 154 cr for CSR in FY19
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Automobile major Maruti Suzuki India on Tuesday said that it has invested over Rs 154 crore towards the CSR initiatives during Financial Year 2018-19.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Amazing to see how Federer has reinvented himself: Paes
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) Veteran Indian tennis player Leander Paes has heaped praise on Roger Federer, saying it was amazing to see how the Swiss maestro has "reinvented" himself to win grand slams.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Tennis
Indian doctor to head oncology dept in cleveland clinic
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Jame Abraham on Tuesday was inducted as the head of the Hematology/Medical Oncology Department at Cleveland Clinic in Ohio, US.
2019-10-15
Category: International, India,Diaspora,Health/Medicine
Art studio 'Merraki' launched
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) The capital witnessed the launch of yet another art studio on Tuesday -- Merraki Art Studio by artist Nandita Jain at Mehrauli. She is also exhibiting a collection of 50 sculptures made by her, each one looking beyond the intricacies of conventional design to more modern, linear and bold forms.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books
'Indian hospitality lacks well-trained talent'
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANSlife) Though world-famous for its warmth and service, Indian hospitality industry needs a better transition from institute to industry, says Disruption guru and former CEO of Marriot's subsidiary Starwood Hotels Frits van Paasschen.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,IANS Life,National
Pressurizing newly-weds to conceive affects mental health
Gurugram, Oct 15 (IANS) Newly-married women are still subject to fulfiling unwarranted expectations such as having children, say experts at Apollo Cradle, adding such familial and societal pressure on women can affect their mental health.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Haryana,National,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society
Selja, Hooda working together to revive Cong in Haryana
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Former Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda and Kumari Selja, two senior Congress leaders of the state, used to share a frosty political relationship but now both seem to have sunk their differences to strive together to wrest power from the BJP in the October 21 Assembly polls.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National
Shiv Sena snubbed as Narayan Rane's MSP merges with BJP
Sindhudurg (Maharashtra), Oct 15 (IANS) In a snub to the Shiv Sena, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis presided over the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) long-awaited 'merger' with former Chief Minister Narayan Rane's Maharashtra Swabhiman Party (MSP) here on Tuesday.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Jio's IPO timeline not deliberated on so far: Networks President
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Reliance Jio, currently the country's most profitable telecom firm is yet to decide on a timeline for its initial public offer (IPO), company President Mathew Oomen said on Tuesday.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Bulgarian PM asks football chief to quit after racial abuse
Sofia, Oct 15 (IANS) The Bulgarian Prime Minister on Tuesday asked the head of the country's football association to step down after England players were racially abused during an European qualifier.
2019-10-15
Category: International, Bulgaria,Sports,Football
Ryan Reynolds' witty hint at possible MCU future
Los Angeles, Oct 15 (IANS) Hollywood star Ryan Reynolds has hinted at his possible appearance in future installment of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU).
2019-10-15
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Marking half a century of celebrating art
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) The National Centre of Performing Arts (NCPA) in Mumbai will celebrate its 50th year with a three-day multi genre extravaganza 'NCPA Add Art Festival' to be held from November 29 to December 1 in Mumbai.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books
Nepal skipper Paras Khadka steps down
Kathmandu, Oct 15 (IANS) Paras Khadka has stepped down as the captain of the Nepal cricket team after his country was readmitted by the ICC along with Zimbabwe. Nepal was suspended in 2016 by the cricket governing body for breach of the ICC regulations -- prohibiting government interference besides conducting fair elections.
2019-10-15
Category: International, Nepal,Sports,Cricket
The man who created Saif's 'Laal Kaptaan' look and Ranveer's Khilji swag
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) A Naga sadhu has a very distinct look, and to get that right for Saif Ali Khan in "Laal Kaptaan" was not an easy task for Darshan Yewalekar, the man who shot to fame not long ago styling the dreaded look of Ranveer Singh as Alauddin Khilji in "Padmaavat".
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Lokayukta raids MP excise officer, unearths assets worth crores
Indore, Oct 15 (IANS) The Lokayukta police on Tuesday raided the properties of a senior Madhya Pradesh excise department official and found assets disproportionate to his known sources of income, said sources.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Imran heads to Riyadh to defuse Iran-Saudi tensions
Islamabad, Oct 15 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan will on Tuesday embark on a visit to Saudi Arabia as part of Islamabad's efforts to defuse tensions between Tehran and Riyadh which peaked after the September 14 drone attacks in the Kingdom.
2019-10-15
Category: International, Pakistan,International
Rajinikanth's fascination for Uttarakhand
Rishikesh, Oct 15 (IANS) Superstar Rajinikanth has a deep bond with Uttarakhand which brings him to the hill state almost every year. He says he finds peace in its atmosphere.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Uttarakhand ,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
IMC 2019 rings in 5G video call in India on mmWave
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Swedish telecom gear maker Ericsson joined hands with chipmaker Qualcomm Technologies on Tuesday to demonstrate the first 5G video call in the country on millimetreWave (mmWave) at the India Mobile Congress here.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology
Article 370 abrogation decisive for peace in J&K: Amit Shah
Gurugram, Oct 15 (IANS) Attacking Pakistan for spread of terrorist activities in India, Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Tuesday said he believed that abrogation of Article 370 would play a significant role in complete elimination of terrorism from India as well as in the establishment of permanent safety and peace in Jammu and Kashmir.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Haryana,National,Politics,Terrorism
'Bala' makers more worried than me: 'Ujda Chaman' director
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) "Ujda Chaman" director Abhishek Pathak has shared his concerns about the similarity in the plot of his film with the Ayushmann Khurrana-starrer "Bala", which incidentally releases in the same week. Although disappointed, he is not fretting over the situation, and he claims "Bala" makers are more worried and concerned than him.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Angelina Jolie: Being strong woman not about beating men
Los Angeles, Oct 15 (IANS) Hollywood star Angelina Jolie wants women to show their strength by working with rather than fighting men to improve the world.
2019-10-15
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Kerala HC serves notice to Mohanlal in ivory case
Kochi, Oct 15 (IANS) The Kerala High Court on Tuesday served a notice to superstar Mohanlal on a petition that the permission granted to him to keep elephant tusks should be cancelled.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Kerala,National,Cinema/Showbiz,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Japanese tennis player Nishikori splits with coach Bottini
Tokyo, Oct 15 (IANS) Japanese tennis player Kei Nishikori said on Tuesday that he had split with his coach of eight years, Argentina's Dante Bottini.
2019-10-15
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Tennis
Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee on macroeconomic volatility's impact on productivity growth
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) It has long been recognised that productivity growth and the business cycle are closely interrelated. Yet, until recently, the two phenomena have been investigated separately in the literature on economics.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books
Cricket stars to take part in Road Safety World Series
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) An array of cricket stars including Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag, Brian Lara, Brett Lee, Tilakratne Dilshan and Jonty Rhodes are expected to come together to take part in the Road Safety World Series scheduled to be held in India early next year.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Air India becomes 1st airline to use 'TaxiBot' on commercial flight
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) National passenger carrier Air India on Tuesday became the first airline in the world to use "TaxiBot" on an Airbus A320 aircraft operating a commercial flight.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Huge demand for 5G in India: Ericsson
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) There is a huge demand for 5G in India as it is much more efficient and will enable the telecom operators in the country to manage the explosive data growth expected in the coming three to four years, a top Ericsson executive has said.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology
Zoe Kravitz cast as Catwoman in 'The Batman'
Los Angeles, Oct 15 (IANS) "Big Little Lies" star Zoe Kravitz will play Catwoman in Matt Reeves "The Batman", starring Robert Pattinson in the title role.
2019-10-15
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Great signs for Indian cricket: Sehwag on Ganguly's appointment
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Former India skipper Sourav Ganguly is all set to become the next chief of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) after the affiliated units of the cricket board unanimously selected his name for the top post.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Mass raids target Russian opposition leader's foundation
Moscow, Oct 15 (IANS) Mass raids took place on Tuesday at 30 regional branches of the Anti-Corruption Foundation (FBK), founded by Russian opposition leader Alexey Navalny, as part of a criminal probe into money laundering, an official confirmed.
2019-10-15
Category: International, Russian Federation,Politics
Smriti Mandhana loses top spot in ODI rankings
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Star Indian batswoman Smriti Mandhana has lost her top spot in the latest ICC ODI rankings for women batters.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
After Twitter, Watson's Instagram account hacked
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Former Australian cricket star Shane Watsons Instagram account was hacked on Tuesday. A series of objectionable images were posted from Watson's account and even his profile bio was changed since Tuesday afternoon.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
From the Historian's lens
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANSlife) Even as he juggles with the press events and promotions for his new book, The Anarchist, William Dalrymple is also displaying his photographic works at the Vadehra Art Gallery.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,IANS Life,National
India will not allow water to flow to Pakistan: Modi
Charki Dadri (Haryana), Oct 15 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said India would not allow its water to flow to Pakistan.
2019-10-15
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Politics
FIFA chief to attend WC qualifier between two Koreas
Seoul, Oct 15 (IANS) The FIFA President will attend the 2022 World Cup qualifying match between South Korea and North Korea in Pyongyang on Tuesday, a spokesperson of the South Korean unification ministry said.
2019-10-15
Category: International, South Korea,Sports,Football
It won't happen again: Marsh after punching wall
Melbourne, Oct 15 (IANS) Australia all-rounder Mitchell Marsh has tendered an apology after breaking his hand while punching the dressing room wall in frustration following his dismissal in the Sheffield Shield match between Western Australia and Tasmania.
2019-10-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Awaiting ITF decision on Davis Cup venue against Pak: Bhupathi
Kolkata, Oct 15 (IANS) Non-playing captain Mahesh Bhupathi has revealed that India will wait till November 4 for the International Tennis Federation (ITF) to possibly change the venue of their Davis Cup tie against Pakistan after expressing reluctance to travel to the neighbouring country.
2019-10-15
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Tennis
Shivakumar's custody extended till Oct 25
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) A court here on Tuesday extended till October 25 the judicial custody of Congress leader D.K. Shivakumar, arrested in an alleged money laundering case.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Rugby World cup set for exciting knockout phase
Tokyo, Oct 15 (IANS) The ongoing Rugby World Cup in Japan seems set for an exciting climax as the top eight teams prepare for captivating quarter-finals to be played over the weekend.
2019-10-15
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Other Sports
Bengaluru FC announces partnership with DafaNews
Bengaluru, Oct 15 (IANS) Reigning Indian Super League (ISL) champions Bengaluru FC, on Tuesday, announced a one-year partnership with online sports news portal DafaNews.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Football
BJP delegation demands Prez intervention over Bengal murders
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) A BJP delegation on Tuesday sought President Ram Nath Kovind's intervention over the brutal Jiaganj triple murders in West Bengal.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
After Ponting, Paine backs Smith to lead Australia again
Melbourne, Oct 15 (IANS) Australia Test captain Tim Paine has put his weight behind Steve Smith leading the team once again after his ban ends in March.
2019-10-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Archer hopes England add World T20 trophy to ODI World Cup
London, Oct 15 (IANS) England pacer Jofra Archer believes his side can create history and make a World Cup double by winning next year's World T20 slated to be held in Australia.
2019-10-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Microsoft launches Project xCloud game streaming preview
San Francisco, Oct 15 (IANS) Tech giant Microsoft has finally launched Project xCloud game streaming service preview for Xbox users in the US, UK, and Korea.
2019-10-15
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Disney Plus unveils shows, movies coming to its streaming service
San Francisco, Oct 15 (IANS) Disney Plus has revealed the full lineup of shows, films and specials that will be available on the platform when it launches on November 12.
2019-10-15
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Will NASA have answers on Vikram lander?
Chennai, Oct 15 (IANS) Its the day Indian space scientists and Chandrayyan-2 enthusiasts had been waiting for. The US space agency NASA had promised hope of some news on the Viktram front by Tuesday after its Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) flyby over the site where Indian lunar landar might have landed.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Science/Tech
Indian doctor to head oncology department in US
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Jame Abraham on Tuesday has been appointed as the head of the Hematology/Medical Oncology Department at Cleveland Clinic in Ohio, US.
2019-10-15
Category: International, India,Diaspora,Health/Medicine
Keep love flowing: SRK on reaching 39 mn fans on Twitter
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) As Shah Rukh Khan scored 39 million followers on Twitter, the superstar thanked his fans and asked them to keep the love flowing and the positivity multiplying.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Ayodhya case: Hindu side urges SC to undo historical wrong
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) The Hindu side on Tuesday urged the five-member Supreme Court bench hearing the Ayodhya title dispute, to undo the historical wrong where a foreign conquerer built a mosque on the birthplace place of Lord Ram.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion
Shonali Bose: I was excited that I could write comedy
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) When Shonali Bose sits in the director's chair, she normally goes for heavyweight subjects like genocide, death and disability. So, it came as a pleasant surprise to her when she found that she could also write a comedy series.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Sleep apnea linked to blindness in diabetic patients
New York, Oct 15 (IANS) Severe sleep apnea is a risk factor for developing diabetic macular edema, a complication of diabetes that can cause vision loss or blindness, a study said.
2019-10-15
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Ali Fazal's 'House Arrest' gets release date
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) Ali Fazal and Shriya Pilgaonkar's "House Arrest" will release on Netflix on November 15.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Mouni Roy: Enjoy doing romantic soft tracks
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) Actress Mouni Roy loves dancing and dance numbers, but she likes to do romantic tracks as well.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Astronomers use new lens technique to spot early-stage galaxy
New York, Oct 15 (IANS) Using a massive cluster of galaxies as an X-ray magnifying glass, astronomers have spotted a tiny dwarf galaxy in the first, super-energetic stages of star formation.
2019-10-15
Category: International, United States,International
Dassault Systemes goes bullish on science in experience age
Boston, Oct 15 (IANS) In a bid to examine how science is being applied to life, nature and engineering to drive sustainable innovation, 3DExperience major Dassault Systemes organised its annual "Science in the Age of Experience" event here.
2019-10-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Technology
UP: Jolt to Congress as ex-MP Ratna Singh joins BJP
Pratapgarh (UP), Oct 15 (IANS) The Congress in Uttar Pradesh suffered yet another jolt on Tuesday when its former MP Ratna Singh joined the BJP in the presence of Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath in Pratapgarh during an election rally.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
J&K: Farooq's sister, daughter detained after women's protest
Srinagar, Oct 15 (IANS) A group of Kashmiri women led by former Jammu & Kashmir Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah's sister Suraiya and daughter Safiya staged a protest here on Tuesday against the scrapping of Article 370.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Andhra launches 'Rythu Bharosa' scheme for farmers
Amaravati, Oct 15 (IANS) Fulfilling a major poll promise, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on Tuesday launched 'YSR Rythu Bharosa scheme-PM Kisan' scheme, under which each farmer will get Rs. 13,500 as input assistance every year.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
US lunar orbiter to look out for India's moon lander Vikram
Chennai, Oct 15 (IANS) Has the Indian moon lander Vikram been found or not is a question that the US space agency National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) will soon be able to answer.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Science/Tech
Prince William, Kate meet Imran, Prez Alvi
Islamabad, Oct 15 (IANS) The UK's visiting Prince William and his wife Kate Middleton on Tuesday met President Arif Alvi and Prime Minister Imran Khan here, as part of their five-day visit to the South Asian country.
2019-10-15
Category: International, Pakistan,Politics
Shraddha Kapoor in tears on hearing her brother sing
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) Actress Shraddha Kapoor said that she was in tears after hearing her actor brother Siddhanth Kapoor sing.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Kohli always puts India before himself: Akhtar
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Former Pakistan pacer Shoaib Akhtar has heaped praise on Virat Kohli, saying the current skipper puts his country before himself and that's why Team India have emerged as the best team in the world.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Delhi man jumps to his death
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) A 40-year-old man committed suicide on Tuesday by jumping on the road below the Uttam Nagar East Metro Station, police said.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
George Chambers of the Chambers Brothers no more
Los Angeles, Oct 15 (IANS) George "Pops" Chambers, singer and bassist for the Chambers Brothers, best known for the 1968 hit "Time Has Come Today", is no more. He was 88.
2019-10-15
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Stress during pregnancy may affect baby's sex: Study
New York, Oct 15 (IANS) Pregnant women experiencing physical and psychological stress are less likely to have a boy, says a new study.
2019-10-15
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society,Lifestyle/Fashion
Extinction Rebellion protests banned in London
London, Oct 15 (IANS) Extinction Rebellion activists said that they have left London's Trafalgar Square after police issued a ban on the group's climate change protests.
2019-10-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Brexit deal still possible, but difficult: Barnier
Brussels, Oct 15 (IANS) Michel Barnier, the European Union's (EU) chief negotiator, on Tuesday said that a Brexit deal could still be struck this week despite it becoming "more difficult" to reach an agreement.
2019-10-15
Category: International, Belgium,Politics
UP govt ends services of 25,000 Home Guards on Diwali eve
Lucknow, Oct 15 (IANS) Under pressure from the Supreme Court to pay them at par with the Police constables, the Yogi Adityanath government on Tuesday terminated the services of 25,000 Home Guards in the Uttar Pradesh Police Department.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Business/Economy
7 killed as Andhra tourist bus falls in gorge
Rajahmundry, Oct 15 (IANS) Seven people were killed and 13 others injured as a tourist bus fell into a gorge in Andhra Pradesh's East Godavari district on Tuesday, police said.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Article 370 abrogation decisive for peace in J&K: Amit Shah
Gurugram, Oct 15 (IANS) Attacking Pakistan for spread of terrorist activities in India, Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Tuesday said he believed the abrogation of Article 370 has a major role in the complete elimination of terrorism from the country as well as in establishing permanent safety and peace in Jammu and Kashmr.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Haryana,National,Politics,Terrorism
Operation resumes to salvage sunken Andhra boat
Rajahmundry, Oct 15 (IANS) A month after a boat ferrying 77 persons capsized in the Godavari river in Andhra Pradesh, a private firm began the operation on Tuesday to pull out the vessel.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Voice calls connect Kashmir with the world after over 2 months
Srinagar, Oct 15 (IANS) The resumption of voice calls in Kashmir after two months has ended young Afroza's frequent visits to her neighbour's house. She can now speak to her Bengaluru-based fiance at will.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
India's 'Missile Man' remembered on birth anniversary
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid tributes to late President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, also known the country's 'Missile Man' on his birth anniversary on Tuesday.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Smart devices, VR making Indians open minded: Study
Bengaluru, Oct 15 (IANS) More than two thirds of Indians believe that emerging technologies have the potential to make them more understandable, tolerant and open-minded, a new Lenovo study said on Tuesday.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Karnataka,Technology
Pak violates ceasefire along LoC in J&K
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Pakistan on Tuesday violated the ceasefire agreement along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir resulting in counter-fire by the Indian security forces.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
DMRC's Yellow line faces delay, restored to normal
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Commuters travelling by the Delhi Metro's Yellow line on Tuesday faced issues due to a delay, forcing trains to move at a slow pace between Qutub Minar and Huda City Centre.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Prominent Kashmiri women protest Article 370 abrogation
Srinagar, Oct 15 (IANS) Some prominent women members of the civil society on Tuesday staged a protest against the abrogation of Article 370 in Srinagar.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
For a healthy, pollution free home
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANSlife) For Delhiites, with Diwali comes celebration, fun and the fear waking up to a toxic and dense cloud of smog the next day. We can do our bit to not contribute to the air pollution by not lighting firecrackers. But we can take measures to keep the air inside our homes as clean as possible.Satkam Divya, Chief Executive Officer, KlinicApp, has some suggestions:
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,IANS Life,National
PMC customer with Rs 90 lakh in bank dies of stress
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) A customer with around Rs 90 lakh in the crisis-hit Punjab & Maharashtra Cooperative Bank Ltd has died. Sanjay Gulati had already lost his job earlier this year following the collapse of the Jet Airways, and now restrictions on his hard-earned savings may have taken away his life.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Human Interest/Society
Kate dons traditional kurta on 1st day of Pak trip
Islamabad, Oct 15 (IANS) Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge, donned a traditional kurta on Tuesday as she and Prince William met children at an Islamabad school during the first day of their Pakistan visit.
2019-10-15
Category: International, Pakistan,Politics
Praful Patel in trouble as ED pursues money trail in Mirchi deals
New Delhi/Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) After unearthing details of the dubious land deals between former Union minister Praful Patel and D-company aide late Iqbal Mirchi, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) officials are now pursuing their money trail to ascertain whether offshore accounts were used to launder money and purchase Ceejay House building in Mumbai's upmarket Worli area.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Typhoon Hagibis toll reaches 66 in Japan
Tokyo, Oct 15 (IANS) The death toll due to the devastating typhoon Hagibis that lashed Japan has increased to 66, as search-and-rescue operations continued on Tuesday to locate the missing persons.
2019-10-15
Category: International, Japan,Politics
Hike tariffs on Pak products: Afghan businessmen
Kabul, Oct 15 (IANS) A number of Afghan businessmen have called on the government to increase tariffs on Pakistan's seasonal exports, a media report said on Tuesday.
2019-10-15
Category: International, Israel,Business/Economy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Top HRD Ministry official Rina Ray replaced
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) In a sudden change of guard in the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Rina Ray has been repatriated to her parent cadre "with immediate effect".
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Australia deports Vietnamese woman for bringing pork
Canberra, Oct 15 (IANS) A Vietnamese woman has been deported from Australia for failing to declare over 4.5 kg of pork products, authorities said on Tuesday, as Australian recationary measure against African swine fever.
2019-10-15
Category: International, Australia,Human Interest/Society
New team at BCCI: Meet men set to rule Indian cricket
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Former Indian skipper Sourav Ganguly, who is all set to be appointed as the BCCI chief, on Tuesday shared a picture with all men who will be the office bearers of the top cricket body in the country.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Kareena, Shilpa made of 'sarcasm, killer jawline'
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) Actress-entrepreneur Shilpa Shetty Kundra shared a stunning photograph of herself along with actress Kareena Kapoor Khan and said that some girls are made of "Sarcasm, sunshine and a killer jawline".
2019-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Smith should be made captain once Paine's time is up: Ponting
Melbourne, Oct 15 (IANS) Former Australia skipper Rickey Ponting believes Steve Smith should get another chance to lead the national team once Tim Paine's time is up.
2019-10-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Sanya channels her inner Madhuri Dixit in new video
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) Actress Sanya Malhotra has channelled her inner Madhuri Dixit Nene in a new video, where she's seen shaking-a-leg on a popular song picturised on the veteran actress.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
FATF credibility at stake if it doesn't downgrade Pak
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Predictably, "brotherly countries" China, Turkey and Malaysia have backed Pakistan over the countrys "risk assessment study" at the FATF meeting being held in Paris, and are likely to vote against a downgrade to the black list.
2019-10-15
Category: International, India,Politics
Poll body bans exit polls during Assembly elections, bypolls
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) The Election Commission (EC) on Tuesday reiterated a complete ban on exit polls during the upcoming elections.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Cricket Australia to match prize money for Women's World T20
Melbourne, Oct 15 (IANS) Cricket Australia has announced that they will ensure parity in prize money between the men's and women's team in the upcoming ICC T20 World Cup slated to be held next year.
2019-10-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Ballot paper for SL presidential election finalised
Colombo, Oct 15 (IANS) The Election Commission of Sri Lanka has finalised the symbols for all 35 candidates contesting the November 16 presidential election and has also released a sample of the ballot paper which places name of candidates in alphabetical order, it was reported on Tuesday.
2019-10-15
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Politics
Kashmiris feel the pinch as made to pay for suspended period
Srinagar, Oct 15 (IANS) As Kashmiris continue to celebrate the restoration of their post-paid mobile phones, service providers are having the last laugh with them charging the subscribers for the period when services were suspended in the valley.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Ronaldo scores 700th career goal as Portugal loses to Ukraine
Kiev (Ukraine), Oct 15 (IANS) Star striker Cristiano Ronaldo scored his 700th career goal during Portugal's match against Ukraine in the ongoing Euro 2020 qualifiers.
2019-10-15
Category: International, Ukraine,Sports,Football
Portman's character may get breast cancer in 'Thor 4'
Los Angeles, Oct 15 (IANS) Director Taika Waititi says Natalie Portman character Jane Foster in "Thor 4" could include breast cancer storyline.
2019-10-15
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Centre not keen on staff representatives on bank boards: AIBEA
Chennai, Oct 15 (IANS) The All India Bank Employees' Association (AIBEA) has written to Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman stating that the Central government does not want its representatives on the boards of public sector banks.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Facebook raises questions over EU ruling on removing content
San Francisco, Oct 15 (IANS) Facebook has raised objections over the European Union (EU) ruling that the bloc's member countries can not only order the removal of content in their own jurisdiction, but all over the world.
2019-10-15
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Twitter suspends pro-Trump meme creator for copyright violation
San Francisco, Oct 15 (IANS) Twitter briefly suspended account of Carpe Donktum (real name Logan Cook), a prolific supporter of US President Donald Trump and meme creator who shared a fake video showing Trump killing off journalists and critics.
2019-10-15
Category: International, Costa Rica,Politics
Emotional Azam reaches out to Rampur residents
Rampur, Oct 15 (IANS) Samajwadi Party MP Azam Khan is playing the sympathy card to ensure victory of his wife Tanzeen Fatima in the bypoll to the Rampur Assembly seat that he vacated after being elected to the Lok Sabha in May this year.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Indian nurses in UAE may lose jobs over new requirement
Dubai, Oct 15 (IANS) Hundreds of Indian nurses diploma certificates in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) were at risk of losing their jobs due to a new educational requirement, a media report said.
2019-10-15
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Diaspora
BSNL staff to get salary before Diwali: Purwar
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) With its employee unions threatening a day-long hunger strike on Friday over delayed salaries during the festival season, state-run Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) has said that it is hopeful of paying salaries to its 1.76 lakh employees for September before Diwali.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
England's thrashing of Bulgaria overshadowed by racism
Sofia (Bulgaria), Oct 15 (IANS) England players were subjected to racial slurs during their 6-0 victory over Bulgaria in the ongoing Euro 2020 qualifiers.
2019-10-15
Category: International, Bulgaria,Sports,Football
Dubai malls launch Diwali 'shop and win gold' campaign
Dubai, Oct 15 (IANS) The Dubai Shopping Malls Group (DSMG) has announced their Diwali "shop and win gold" campaign, offering shoppers a chance to enter the draw and win upon spending 200 dirhams at any of the 10 participating malls from October 18 until November 2.
2019-10-15
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Human Interest/Society
Huawei Mate X to go on sale later this month in China
Beijing, Oct 15 (IANS) Chinese smartphone manufacturer Huawei's foldable smartphone Huawei Mate X will go on sale in its home country China by the end of this month.
2019-10-15
Category: International, China,Technology
Dubai-based Indian buys tickets to send prisoners home
Dubai, Oct 15 (IANS) A Dubai-based Indian businessman purchased one-way flight tickets for 13 prisoners facing deportation to help them fly back home, it was reported on Tuesday.
2019-10-15
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Diaspora
Sensex up 167 points, auto and banks gain
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) Sensex was up 167 points after opening in the green supported by buying in auto and banking stocks on Tuesday.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
VVIP security deployed for Prince William, Kate in Pak
Islamabad, Oct 15 (IANS) Security personnel from the UK with the assistance of local forces, paramilitary troops and police will be providing security to the visiting royal couple, Prince William and Kate Middleton, during their five-day stay in Pakistan.
2019-10-15
Category: International, Pakistan,Politics
Apple denies it shares Safari data with Tencent or Google
San Francisco, Oct 15 (IANS) After media reports surfaced that Apple is sending iOS users' data via its Safari browser to Google and the Chinese tech company Tencent, the Cupertino-based iPhone maker refuted such reports, saying it safeguards people's information in its own systems and never shares it with third-party players.
2019-10-15
Category: International, Costa Rica,International
Top UP officials in Ayodhya today
Lucknow, Oct 15 (IANS) Top officials of Uttar Pradesh will be visiting Ayodhya on Tuesday to take stock of the security arrangements and also the preparations for the 'Deepotsav', scheduled to be held on October 26.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Neymar sidelined for four weeks with hamstring injury
Paris, Oct 15 (IANS) Paris Saint Germain's star Neymar has been sidelined for four weeks with a hamstring injury.
2019-10-15
Category: International, France,Sports,Football
Not feasible to relaunch universal suffrage debate: Lam
Hong Kong, Oct 15 (IANS) Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has told a EU representative here that it was not feasible to relaunch a debate on universal suffrage now, as the society was too polarised, according to an internal report.
2019-10-15
Category: International, Hong Kong,Politics
Facebook moves forward with 21 partners on Libra project
Geneva, Oct 15 (IANS) Despite some top-notch firms pulling out, Facebook and 20 partner organisations have formally joined the digital currency Libra project during a meeting here.
2019-10-15
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Technology
Four of family charred to death in Jhansi
Jhansi, Oct 15 (IANS) Four members of one family were charred to death when a fire broke out in their home in the early hours of Tuesday. The incident took place in Sipri Bazar area in Jhansi district.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Cong reaches out to agitating student leaders in UP
Lucknow, Oct 15 (IANS) The Congress in Uttar Pradesh is trying to get involved with the state's student politics in order to find a foothold among the youth.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education,Politics
Building bridges with Dhaka (Comment)
Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina returned to Dhaka from a successful four-day visit to India last week having concluded seven agreements. But the agreements have caused unease among many in Bangladesh. Critics have panned the agreements as mainly advantageous to India and of little benefit to Bangladesh. Other commentators have called on the government to publish full details of the agreements.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Haryana,National,Opinion/Commentary
Battle to capture bastion of Rahul's lieutenant in Haryana
Kaithal (Haryana), Oct 15 (IANS) Its a battle of prestige for Congress leader Rahul Gandhis close lieutenant and partys national spokesman Randeep Surjewala, who is seeking re-election from this Haryana hot seat, considered the birthplace of Lord Hanuman and that too a time when the state is ruled by the BJP.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Haryana,National
13 Thai, one Malaysian asked to leave UP district
Bijnor (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 15 (IANS) Thirteen Thailand nationals and one Malaysian have been asked to leave Bijnor district in Uttar Pradesh after they were found to be 'illegally preaching religion', police said.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Probe against cop who attempted suicide, blamed officers
Farukkhabad (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 15 (IANS) The Farukkhabad police has ordered a departmental probe against a 50-year-old constable, who consumed poison falsely accusing his seniors for rejecting his 15-day leave application.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Uttar Prades,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Telangana RTC employees give KCR a taste of his own medicine
Hyderabad, Oct 15 (IANS) Suicides, shutdowns, 'Vanta varpu' or cooking on roads and 'Dhoom Dham' or the cultural programme were all part of the movement for statehood to Telangana. With the employees of state-owned Road Transport Corporation (RTC) using the same tactics for their ongoing strike, history appears to be repeating itself in Telangana.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Jimmy Neesham mocks belated ICC boundary rule change
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) New Zealand all-rounder Jimmy Neesham has poked fun at the International Cricket Council (ICC) after they scrapped the controversial boundary rule which saw the Black Caps lose the 2019 World Cup title to England.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Inflation in China grows at highest rate since 2013
Beijing, Oct 15 (IANS) China's Consumer Price Index (CPI), the most widely used measure of inflation, increased by 3 per cent year-on-year in September, 0.2 per cent more than in the previous two months and the largest hike since November 2013, the National Bureau of Statistics said on Tuesday.
2019-10-15
Category: International, China,Politics
Apache choppers need integration with ground forces: Experts
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) With 22 Apache helicopters set to join the Indian Air Force (IAF) by March 2020, defence experts have raised the need for integrating the multi-role combat choppers with ground forces for better operational capabilities, logistics and training.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
No doubt Indian cricket will continue to prosper under Dada: VVS
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) VVS Laxman has congratulated Sourav Ganguly, who is set to be appointed as the BCCI chief and stated that he has no doubt that Indian cricket will continue to prosper under the former skipper.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Acid test for BJP's 'Ram Rajya' in Haryana
Chandigarh, Oct 15 (IANS) It's a litmus test for BJP's first Chief Minister in Haryana, Manohar Lal Khattar, who believes on the principles of 'Ram Rajya' to run state affairs.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Punjab,National
BJP, Congress eye non-Jat in agrarian Haryana polls
Chandigarh, Oct 15 (IANS) Riding against social engineering trends, both prominent parties in agrarian Haryana -- the ruling BJP and the Congress -- in the October 21 Assembly polls have set eyes on non-Jat votes despite land-owning class, the Jats, comprising 28 per cent of the states population.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Punjab,National
Sayani Gupta and the art of rejecting films
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Admitting that there are times that she surprises herself by her effortless balance between big-budget Hindi movies and new-age independent cinema, actress Sayani Gupta stresses that it is pure instinct that takes a call for her when it comes to signing a film.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Trump's ex-Russia advisor testifies over Ukraine
Washington, Oct 15 (IANS) Fiona Hill, US President Donald Trump's former top Russia adviser, told House Committees that she and other White House officials grew so alarmed about the administration's efforts to push Ukraine to open certain investigations that they raised their concerns with a White House lawyer.
2019-10-15
Category: International, United States,Politics
Federer confirms participation in Tokyo Olympics
London, Oct 15 (IANS) Swiss legend Roger Federer has confirmed that he will be participating in next year's Olympic Games slated to be held in Tokyo.
2019-10-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
FIFA to invest in football education in Lebanon
Beirut (Lebanon), Oct 15 (IANS) FIFA President Gianni Infantino has announced that FIFA has come to Lebanon to launch "Football for Schools" which will integrate football in the education of 700 children around the world, a statement by the Prime Minister's office reported.
2019-10-15
Category: International, Lebanon,Sports,Football
Phil Simmons returns as Windies head coach
St. Johns (Antigua), Oct 15 (IANS) Phil Simmons, who was controversially sacked as the head coach of West Indies following the 2016 World T20, has returned to the top post, with his new contract set to run for a period of four years.
2019-10-15
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Cricket
'1 in 3 children under 5 undernourished or overweight'
United Nations, Oct 15 (IANS) At least one in every three children under five years of age is undernourished or overweight, according to a new Unicef report that sounds the alarm on the consequences of poor diets around the world.
2019-10-15
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society
Pakistan offers to host Saudi-Iran talks
Islamabad, Oct 15 (IANS) Pakistan is pushing for direct talks between Saudi and Iranian officials as part of its ongoing diplomatic efforts to defuse tensions in the Persian Gulf region, informed officials told The Express Tribune.
2019-10-15
Category: International, Pakistan,International
Saudi Arabia, Russia sign key cooperation agreements
Riyadh, Oct 15 (IANS) Saudi Arabia and Russia signed key agreements in different sectors, the Saudi Press Agency reported.
2019-10-15
Category: International, Saudi Arabia,Politics
Hamas calls for resolving crisis between Turkey, Syria
Gaza, Oct 15 (IANS) Islamic Hamas movement called on Turkey and Syria to end their differences and disputes.
2019-10-15
Category: International, Palestinian Territory, Occupied,Politics
Kurds might be freeing ISIS prisoners: Trump
Washington, Oct 15 (IANS) President Donald Trump suggested that Kurds could be freeing Islamic State (ISIS) prisoners amid the offensive launched by the Turkish army in northeast Syria in order to compel the United States to get involved in the situation, and warned that big sanctions were about to be imposed on Ankara.
2019-10-15
Category: International, United States,Politics
Cyprus, Ireland reaffirm support to EU commitment on Brexit
Nicosia, Oct 15 (IANS) Cyprus and Ireland have identical views on Brexit and firmly support the original agreement reached between the European Union and the British government for an orderly exit of the United Kingdom from the European Union, the Presidents of the two countries said after talks in Nicosia.
2019-10-15
Category: International, Cyprus,Politics
Margaret Atwood, Bernardine Evaristo win Booker Prize
London, Oct 15 (IANS) The judging panel for the Booker Prize in London named Canadian writer Margaret Atwood and British author Bernardine Evaristo as the winners of the prestigious literary award.
2019-10-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Art/Culture/Books
Jessica Alba: I've always been drawn to strong women
Los Angeles, Oct 15 (IANS) Actress Jessica Alba has always gravitated towards strong female characters, and says it is very important to represent complex women who aren't perfect or have flaws on screen, and show that they can still be heroes.
2019-10-15
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Britain's royal couple in Pakistan for 5-day visit
Islamabad, Oct 15 (IANS) Britain's Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, and Duchess of Cambridge, Catherine, arrived in Pakistan on a five-day visit, the Foreign Ministry of Pakistan said.
2019-10-15
Category: International, Pakistan,International
US dollar rises against British pound
New York, Oct 15 (IANS) The US dollar rose against the British pound as investors closely monitored Brexit development.
2019-10-15
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy
US stocks close slightly lower
New York, Oct 15 (IANS) US equities wrapped up the first trading day of the week with small losses, as investors adopted a wait-and-see attitude toward the latest development of US-China trade talks, and braced for the upcoming third-quarter corporate earnings season.
2019-10-15
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy
Joe Biden shakes off allegations, starts afresh
Boston, Oct 15 (IANS) As the key trinity of Democratic candidates socialist Bernie Sanders, capitalist Elizabeth Warren and centrist Joe Biden jump start their presidential candidature bids, the latter two appear to be locked in a race to fight Trump in 2020. The race to West Wing has begun in earnest.
2019-10-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Cara Delevingne says she's the 'luckiest girl'
Los Angeles, Oct 15 (IANS) Model-turned-actress Cara Delevingne feels that she is the "luckiest girl in the world", thanks to her girlfriend Ashley Benson.
2019-10-15
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Rihanna stumped by pregnancy query in interview
Los Angeles, Oct 15 (IANS) Vogue editor-in-chief Anna Wintour shocked Rihanna with a blunt question on whether the pop diva was planning to "have a baby soon".
2019-10-15
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Finnish PM says all Brexit alternatives "still possible"
Helsinki, Oct 15 (IANS) Finnish Prime Minister Antti Rinne said in Helsinki that the "situation after Brexit is very open", Finnish News Agency STT reported.
2019-10-15
Category: International, Finland,Politics
Katie Price shares her list of childhood rules
Los Angeles, Oct 15 (IANS) Singer Katie Price recently went down a memory lane and shared pages from her exercise books that shed kept from early secondary school days, revealing her childhood rules.
2019-10-15
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Ecuador getting back to normal after 11 days of protests
Quito, Oct 15 (IANS) Ecuador is getting back to normal after 11 days of sometimes violent protests that ended Sunday night when the Lenin Moreno government and indigenous leaders came to an agreement about the presidential decree that had eliminated fuel subsidies, the move that had originally sparked the demonstrations.
2019-10-15
Category: International, Ecuador,Politics
2 key Syrian towns "under control": Turkish defence minister
Ankara, Oct 15 (IANS) Turkish Armed Forces have taken control of Tal Abyad and Ras Al-Ayn towns in northern Syria, said Turkish Minister of Defence Hulusi Akar.
2019-10-15
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
Misha Collins on gender exploration in 'Supernatural'
Los Angeles, Oct 15 (IANS) Actor Misha Collins is glad that the popular show "Supernatural" looks at the whole gender dynamics with a different lens, and says he is proud that it explores themes of fraternity and brotherhood.
2019-10-15
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Indian economy in 'tailspin' warns Nobel laureate Banerjee (IANS Exclusive)
New York, Oct 15 (IANS) The newly-minted economics Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee has warned that the Indian economy is going into "a tailspin" and his prescription is for the government to focus to increasing demand rather than on deficits or stability.
2019-10-15
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy
Trump threatens Turkey with sanctions as surround sound pumps up
Boston, Oct 15 (IANS) With several ex four star generals and Trump haters criticising the President for the US Forces pull out from Syria, the dragnet tightened on the continuing Columbus Day holiday weekend as a new front opened against him. However, Trump remained steadfast driven by the belief that nothing gives the fearful more courage than their adversarys fear. As Dems began the drum roll on the Syria pull out and how Trumps decision will revive the Islamic Caliphate in Syria which the Americans fighting along side the Kurds had bottled up, the volume was pumped up in Washington as Turkish forces continued with their blood lust assault.
2019-10-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Angelina Jolie learned how to be 'goofy' from Elle Fanning
Los Angeles, Oct 15 (IANS) Hollywood star Angelina Jolie, who shares screen space with actress Elle Fanning in the upcoming film "Maleficent: Mistress of Evil", says her co-star has taught her how to be goofy.
2019-10-15
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
UN condemns deadly airstrike in Libya's capital
Tripoli, Oct 15 (IANS) The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) condemned an airstrike that hit a house in the capital Tripoli and killed three children.
2019-10-15
Category: International, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya,Politics
Turkish troops advance towards Manbij of Syria
Ankara, Oct 15 (IANS) Turkish troops on Monday started to move towards Manbij in northern Syria, local CNNTurk broadcaster reported.
2019-10-15
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
Iran says ready for nuclear talks if US lifts sanctions
Tehran, Oct 15 (IANS) Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said that Iran is ready to restart nuclear talks with powers if the United States removes all sanctions against Iran, Press TV reported.
2019-10-15
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
Nobel winner feels no grand theory can explain underdevelopment: Economists
Kolkata, Oct 15 (IANS) Successful micro-level field experiments like the one that established a connect between barefoot children, whooping cough and school drop outs in Africa characterise the works of Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee and his wife Esther Duflo who believe there can be no grand theory of underdevelopment, said economists.
2019-10-15
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Business/Economy
Dutch royals visit waste water treatment project
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) An Indo-Dutch collaboration on successfully treating waste water on a stretch of the Barapullah Drain to make it fit for non-drinking purposes, saw King Willem Alexander and Queen Maxima of The Netherlands visit the project site in the national capital on Monday.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Sehrawat leads fightback as Bulls beat Yoddha 48-45
Ahmedabad, Oct 15 (IANS) Pawan Sehrawat was once again the star for defending champions Bengaluru Bulls as they beat UP Yoddha 48-45 in extra-time to win the first Eliminator of Pro Kabaddi League Season 7 in front of a packed audience at the EKA Arena here on Monday.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Gujarat,Sports,Other Sports
Techie jumps to death from apartment in Hyderabad
Hyderabad, Oct 14 (IANS) A techie committed suicide by jumping from an apartment building in information technology cluster Gachibowli here on Monday, police said.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Staff strike for wage revision grounds HAL operations (2nd Lead)
Bengaluru, Oct 14 (IANS) An indefinite strike by about 20,000 employees of the Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) for wage revision on Monday grounded the operations of the state-run defence PSU across the country, a labour union official said.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Defence/Security,Politics
U Mumba beat Haryana Steelers 46-38 for place in semis
Ahmedabad, Oct 14 (IANS) Haryana Steelers fought hard but went down 38-46 against U Mumba in Eliminator 2 of the Pro Kabaddi League Season 7 here on Monday.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Gujarat,Sports,Other Sports
Govt could raise deposit guarantee limit from Rs 1 lakh: FM
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday said that she is closely monitoring the developments at Punjab and Maharashtra Cooperative (PMC) Bank and the government could consider raising deposit guarantee limit from existing Rs 1 lakh.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
EU states vow to halt arms exports to Turkey: Italy
Luxembourg, Oct 14 (IANS/AKI) European Union member states have pledged to "block arms exports" to Turkey" over its military offensive in northern Syria, following a request by Italy, Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio said on Monday.
2019-10-14
Category: International, Luxembourg,Defence/Security,Diplomacy,Politics
'Demand is reducing drastically in India, big fight on data integrity not helping'
Boston, Oct 14 (IANS) Fifty-eight-year old Indian American Abhijit Banerjee is the toast of MIT Sloan and India by becoming the sixth Kolkatan to win a Nobel Prize.
2019-10-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,Business/Economy
Air India Saga: new EoI for divestment likely by November
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) The Centre is likely to issue the expression of interest (EoI) for divestment of its stake in national passenger carrier Air India by November.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
US submarine auxiliary ship on two-day visit to India
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) US submarine auxiliary ship Emory S Land (AS-39) arrived on a two-day goodwill visit at the Visakhapatnam port in Andhra Pradesh on the eastern coast of India on Monday.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Delhi traffic police to withdraw 1.5 lakh e-challans (IANS Exclusive)
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Delhi Traffic Police have decided to withdraw about one and a half lakh challans issued mostly to those who were found overspeeding on National Highway 24 between August and October 10.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Business/Economy
PSBs disburse Rs 81,781 cr credit in phase I outreach: FM
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Public sector banks disbursed Rs 81,781 crore, including new term loans of Rs 34,342 crore during the first phase of the Customer Outreach Initiative from October 1-9 and sanctioned Rs 39,068 crore to NBFCs from September 19-October 10, the Finance Ministry said on Monday.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Truck driver from Rajasthan shot and killed in J&K
Shopian (Jammu and Kashmir), Oct 14 (IANS) A truck driver from Rajasthan was shot and killed by suspected militans in Sheermal village of Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir here on Monday. He was loading apples when the incident took place.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism
WFP aids over 70,000 fleeing Turkish military ops in Syria
Rome, Oct 14 (IANS/AKI) The United Nations World Food Programme is "deeply concerned" for the safety of civilians caught in Turkey's six-day-old military offensive in northeast Syria, and has helped feed over 70,000 people fleeing towns in the area since last week, WFP said in a statement on Monday.
2019-10-14
Category: International, Italy,Diplomacy,Immigration/Law/Rights,Defence/Security
Low fuel cost keeps inflation under RBI limit, more cuts expected (Roundup)
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Despite a rise in food prices, especially those of vegetables like onions, two key macro-economic gauges showed that inflation remained within Reserve Bank of India's tolerance limit, signalling the possibility of more lending rate cuts.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Friends turning foes at KCA has become a norm
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 14 (IANS) Kerala Cricket Association (KCA) President Jayesh George is all set to become the new Joint Secretary of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).
2019-10-14
Category: India, Kerala,Sports,Cricket