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CS assault case: BJP demands Kejriwal's resignation
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) The BJP on Tuesday demanded Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's resignation soon after a court here issued summons to him, his deputy Manish Sisodia and 11 other AAP legislators as accused in an alleged assault on Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash.
2018-09-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Congress leaders to meet CAG seeking probe into Rafale deal
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Congress leaders will on Wednesday meet the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) to seek a probe into the purchase of 36 Rafale fighter jets by the Narendra Modi government.
2018-09-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Sidhu hugging Pakistan Army chief was demoralising: Sitharaman
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday said that Punjab Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu hugging Pakistan Army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa during his recent visit to the neighbouring country was "demoralising".
2018-09-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Religion
Aircraft had enough fuel on Delhi-New York flight: Air India
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) National passenger carrier Air India's Boeing 777-300 aircraft which operated on the New Delhi-New York route on September 11, 2018, had enough fuel as per regulatory requirements, said the airline on Tuesday.
2018-09-18
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
No proposal to downsize Indian Army: Sitharaman
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday said there is "no proposal" before her to downsize the Indian Army.
2018-09-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Real Madrid coach optimistic ahead of Champions League clash with Roma
Madrid, Sep 18 (IANS) Real Madrid coach Julen Lopetegui said on Tuesday that he was feeling optimistic about his team's upcoming UEFA Champions League group stage opener against Roma.
2018-09-18
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Kipchoge to defend Olympic marathon title at Tokyo 2020
Nairobi, Sep 18 (IANS) Kenyan world marathon record holder Eliud Kipchoge will not confirm his next race, but says he remains focused on defending his title at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
2018-09-18
Category: International, Kenya,Sports,Athletics
DCW rescues woman held captive by brother for 2 years
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) The Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) on Tuesday said that it has rescued a 50-year-old woman from a house in Rohini where her brother had held her captive for the past two years.
2018-09-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Sitharaman slams Congress for asking banks to give loans to Mallya
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Union Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday hit out at the previous Congress-led UPA government for asking the banks to continue giving loans to fugitive businessman Vijay Mallya.
2018-09-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Some JNU forces anti-India, waging war against it: Sitharaman
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Union Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday alleged that some forces in the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) are openly waging a war against the country and said that she would not hesitate in calling them "anti-India".
2018-09-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Education
Maken away for treatment, has not resigned: Congress
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Delhi Congress President Ajay Maken on Tuesday left for medical treatment abroad, triggering speculation that he has resigned. The party denied that he had quit.
2018-09-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Penalties on delay in settlements under Fasal Bima Yojana
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) The government on Tuesday decided to incorporate penalties for states and insurance companies for delay in settlement of insurance claims under the Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY).
2018-09-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
UP Cabinet clears paddy procurement Policy, ups MSP by Rs 200
Lucknow, Sep 18 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh Cabinet on Tuesday approved the Paddy Procurement Policy 2018-19 under which the state government has fixed the minimum support price (MSP) for common paddy at Rs 1,750 per quintal from the earlier Rs 1,550 and Rs 1,770 for Grade I paddy.
2018-09-18
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Nitish visits AIIMS for check-up
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday visited the All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS) here for a routine medical check-up.
2018-09-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Health/Medicine
7 arrested in Telangana honour killing case
Hyderabad/Patna, Sep 18 (IANS) Telangana Police on Tuesday said that they have arrested seven accused over the killing of a Dalit youth, who was hacked to death last week in a case of honour killing. The accused include a hired killer from Bihar.
2018-09-18
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Defensive Sidhu says Sushma assured him on Kartarpur corridor
Chandigarh, Sep 18 (IANS) With two union ministers gunning for him on his hug with the Pakistan Army chief and his claims on passage for Indian pilgrims for the Kartarpur gurdwara, Punjab cabinet minister Navjot Singh Sidhu on Tuesday defended himself saying External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj had assured him that a letter would be sent to Islamabad regarding the corridor.
2018-09-18
Category: India, Punjab,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Religion,Diplomacy
SC reserves order on Ahmed Patel's plea on his RS election
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday reserved its verdict on a petition by Congress leader Ahmed Patel against the Gujarat High Court order to proceed with the hearing of an election petition by Blawantsinh Rajput challenging his election to Rajya Sabha in 2017.
2018-09-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Sindhu advances, Saina out of China Open
Changzhou (China), Sep 18 (IANS) Rio Olympics silver medallist P.V. Sindhu advanced to the pre-quarterfinals while her compatriot Saina Nehwal was knocked out of the opening round at the $1 million China Open World Tour Super 1000 tournament here on Tuesday.
2018-09-18
Category: International, China,Sports,Badminton
BJP wants more security for Tripura CM
Agartala, Sep 18 (IANS) The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday demanded that Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb's security must be strengthened as "Asia's drug mafias have hatched a plot to kill him", a party leader said.
2018-09-18
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Competition Commission penalises 18 sugar mills for rigging bids
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Fair trade regulator Competition Commission of India (CCI) has imposed a total penalty of Rs 38 crore on 18 sugar mills and two associations for unfairly fixing the bids of a joint tender floated by state-run oil marketing companies in 2013, the government said on Tuesday.
2018-09-18
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights
RSS doesn't ask members to work for a political party: Bhagwat
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat said on Tuesday that his organisation never asks 'swayamsewaks' to work for any particular political party but suggests that they support those who work for national interests.
2018-09-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Unmindful of 60 child deaths, UP Minister dances her heart out
Lucknow, Sep 18 (IANS) An Uttar Pradesh Minister, Anupma Jaiswal, has triggered outrage after she was seen dancing at a Ganesh Puja event in Bahraich where over 60 children and infants have died in the past one month due to fever.
2018-09-18
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Health/Medicine
CAB may have to scrap board of trustees
Kolkata, Sep 18 (IANS) The Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) might be forced to shelve its five-member board of trustee to comply with the new constitution approved by the Supreme Court, sources said on Tuesday.
2018-09-18
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
Goa government in minority, invite us: Congress to Governor
Panaji, Sep 18 (IANS) Claiming that the BJP-led coalition government was in a minority, the Congress legislative party on Tuesday formally met Goa Governor Mridula Sinha and urged her to convene a one-day session of Assembly to allow it to stake claim to form the new government.
2018-09-18
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Class 10 student gang-raped in Dehradun boarding school
Dehradun, Sep 18 (IANS) The principal and two officials of a boarding school here in Uttarakhand were arrested on Tuesday after a Class 10 girl student accused them of suppressing the matter of her gang-rape by senior students in August, police said.
2018-09-18
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Education
Sidhu hugging Pakistan Army chief was demoralising: Sitharaman
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday said that Punjab Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu hugging Pakistan Army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa during his recent visit to the neighbouring country was "demoralising".
2018-09-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Diplomacy
Class 10 student gang-raped in Dehradun boarding school
Dehradun, Sep 18 (IANS) The principal and two other officials of a boarding school here in Uttarakhand were arrested on Tuesday after a Class 10 girl student accused them of suppressing the matter of her gang-rape by senior students in August, police said.
2018-09-18
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Beijing hits back as Trump slaps tariffs on Chinese goods (Intro Night Lead)
Beijing/Washington, Sep 18 (IANS) The trade war between the US and China got uglier on Tuesday as Beijing slapped tariffs on American goods worth $60 billion in retaliation to the additional taxes of $200 billion on Chinese goods by Washington.
2018-09-18
Category: International, China,Politics,Business/Economy,Diplomacy
SEBI approves new KYC norms for foreign investors
Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) Market regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) on Tuesday approved revised framework for settlement of cases and new know-your-customer (KYC) norms for foreign portfolio investors (FPI).
2018-09-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
We take India-Pakistan match very normally: Sarfraz
Dubai, Sep 18 (IANS) On the eve of the marquee clash against India, Pakistan skipper Sarfraz Ahmed on Tuesday acknowledged the pressure of the high-octane match but maintained that as players the approach to every game remained the same.
2018-09-18
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Keep your skin care routine simple: Harshvardhan Kapoor
Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) Bollywood actor Harshvardhan Kapoor on Tuesday said that he prefers to keep his skincare routine simple but regular.
2018-09-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Wanted criminal shot dead in Gurugram
Gurugram, Sep 18 (IANS) A wanted criminal, who carried a bounty of Rs one lakh on his head, was shot dead in a gunfight on Tuesday here, police said.
2018-09-18
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Modi, Hasina jointly inaugurate oil pipeline, railway projects
New Delhi/Dhaka, Sep 18 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Bangladeshi counterpart Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday jointly e-inaugurated the construction work of a cross-border oil pipeline and a railway project, with the former describing the two countries as members of the same family.
2018-09-18
Category: International, India,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Diplomacy,Business/Economy
Awana appointed Delhi bowling coach
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) In a continuation of the recent twists and turns in Delhi cricket, just-retired pacer Parvinder Awana, who was named a junior selector, has resigned and was on Tuesday named bowling coach of the state side for the upcoming Ranji Trophy season.
2018-09-18
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Rajnath reviews inter-state issues at council meet
Bengaluru, Sep 18 (IANS) Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday reviewed several inter-state issues at the 28th meeting of the Southern Zonal Council here.
2018-09-18
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
Harassment of poor on pretext of SC order unfortunate: Tiwari
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Hours after the Delhi Police booked city BJP chief Manoj Tiwari for illegally breaking the lock of a sealed house on Tuesday, he said harassing the poor people on the pretext of the Supreme Court order is "unfortunate" and it was a "conspiracy" to defame the party.
2018-09-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Exhibition on 'India's national fabric' Khadi opens (Lead, recasting intro)
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) An exhibition of memorabilia related to Khadi, archival and personal photographs, prints, postcards, calendar art, charkhas and examples of what curator Sunaina Suneja terms "India's national fabric" from the past and present, is on view at the India International Centre (IIC) here.
2018-09-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books,Human Interest/Society
Ex-Liverpool defender Stephen Darby retires due to motor neuron disease
London, Sep 18 (IANS) Bolton Wanderers defender Stephen Darby, 29, announced his retirement from professional football on Tuesday after being diagnosed with motor neuron disease.
2018-09-18
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Congressmen try to lay siege to Gujarat Assembly, detained
Gandhinagar, Sep 18 (IANS) Over 200 Congress workers, including state unit chief Amit Chavda and state party incharge Rajeev Satav, were detained after they clashed with police while trying to gherao the Gujarat Assembly here as it began its two-day monsoon session on Tuesday.
2018-09-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Uttam Galva, KSS Petron stakes' sale by ArcelorMittal was 'subterfuge': NuMetal to SC
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) NuMetal -- a bidder for resolution plan for Essar Steel facing insolvency proceedings -- on Tuesday told the Supreme Court that the steel magnate Lakshmi Niwas Mittal-owned ArcelorMittal was not qualified to enter the fray as he stands burdened with Rs 7,000-crore liability of now beleaguered Uttam Galva and KSS Petron.
2018-09-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Business/Economy
Petrol nears Rs 90/litre in Mumbai, over Rs 85 in Chennai
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Continuing an upward movement, prices of petrol and diesel scaled new highs on Tuesday, with petrol nearing Rs 90 per litre in Mumbai and crossing Rs 84 in Kolkata.
2018-09-18
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Modi a 'chowkidar' who lets in thieves: Rahul
Kurnool (Andhra Pradesh), Sep 18 (IANS) Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi was a 'chowkidar' who opens the door and lets thieves in.
2018-09-18
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
BSF trooper killed in Pakistani firing
Jammu, Sep 18 (IANS) A Border Security Force (BSF) trooper was killed on Tuesday in ceasefire violation by Pakistan Rangers in Jammu and Kashmir's Samba district.
2018-09-18
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Defence/Security
Trump slaps tariffs on $200 bn of Chinese goods, Beijing hits back
Washington/Beijing, Sep 18 (IANS) US President Donald Trump has stepped up his trade battle with China by slapping 10 per cent tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese imports, prompting Beijing to retaliate by imposing duties on American products worth $60 billion.
2018-09-18
Category: International, United States,Politics,Business/Economy,Diplomacy
Resolution passed to name Jharsuguda airport after Veer Surendra Sai
Bhubaneswar, Sep 18 (IANS) The Odisha Assembly on Tuesday passed a resolution unanimously to name the newly-constructed Jharsuguda airport after noted freedom fighter Veer Surendra Sai.
2018-09-18
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
Congress colluding with radicals in Punjab: SAD
Chandigarh, Sep 18 (IANS) The opposition SAD and BJP on Tuesday demanded the dismissal of the Congress government in Punjab, it of colluding with radicals to destabilise peace in the state.
2018-09-18
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
No more arrests in Rewari gang-rape
Chandigarh, Sep 18 (IANS) Almost a week after a 19-year-old woman was gang-raped after being drugged, the Haryana Police and its SIT have failed to nab two of the three main accused.
2018-09-18
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Dhawan shines, others faulter as India post 285/7 vs Hong Kong
Dubai, Sep 18 (IANS) Opener Shikhar Dhawan (127) smashed a brilliant century to set a perfect platform but some poor batting from the middle-order saw India posting 285/7 runs against Hong Kong in Group A One-Day International (ODI) match of the Asia Cup here on Tuesday.
2018-09-18
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
ED raids 11 places, seizes Rs 29 lakh hawala money
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate on Tuesday said that it had raided 11 places in Delhi and Mumbai in connection with an international hawala racket involving Rs 700 crore and seized Rs 29 lakh.
2018-09-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Business/Economy
Not filed for consent settlement with SEBI: ICICI Bank
Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) Hours after an official of securities market regulator SEBI said that ICICI Bank has filed for settlement through consent mechanism, the private lender denied filing any such application.
2018-09-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Sisodia inpects under-construction campus
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Tuesday inspected the under-construction integrated campus of the Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University (GGSIPU) in the national capital, an official said.
2018-09-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Education
There will be no Hindutva without Muslims in India: Bhagwat
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Often under attack for its "exclusionary" agenda, RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat on Tuesday said there will be no "Hindu rashtra" without Muslims in India and Hindutva encompasses fraternity and unity in diversity.
2018-09-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Exhibition on 'India's national fabric' Khadi opens
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) An exhibition of memorabilia related to Khadi, archival and personal photographs, prints, postcards, calendar art, charkhas and Khadi fabric from the past and present,
2018-09-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books
MSRDC, WII to help protect wildlife on Mumbai-Nagpur Expressway
Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) In a first of its kind infrastructure intiative in the country, the Maharashtra State Road Transport Corp and Wildlife Institute of India, Uttarakhand, will collaborate to save wildlife habitats along the upcoming Nagpur-Mumbai Super Communication Expressway (NMSCE), a top official said here on Tuesday.
2018-09-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Business/Economy
Add Tulasi to your diet to boost health: Expert
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Integrating Tulasi (Ocimum tenuiflorum) to your diet may not only help you look good but can also boost your physical and mental health, says an Ayurveda expert.
2018-09-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
Usha Martin hopeful of getting offers for its steel business
Kolkata, Sep 18 (IANS) Speciality steel-maker Usha Martin, which has decided to explore the sale of its steel business, is hopeful of receiving offers from bidders by end of this month after the company entered into non-disclosure agreement with steel giants, an official said on Tuesday.
2018-09-18
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Business/Economy
No coercive action against sale of available banned FDC drugs: HC
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) In an interim order, the Delhi High Court on Tuesday directed that no coercive steps be taken against the sale of 328 fixed dose combination (FDC) drugs that were banned by the government last week but are still available in the market.
2018-09-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine
Alibaba's Hangzhou meet to focus on empowering digital China
Bengaluru, Sep 18 (IANS) E-tailer giant Alibaba's annual meet in China's Hangzhou from Wednesday would focus on empowering 'Digital China', by showcasing its technology along with that of its partners, said the company on Tuesday.
2018-09-18
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Technology,Business/Economy
Juventus defender De Sciglio to miss Champions League opener due to injury
Rome, Sep 18 (IANS) Juventus defender Mattia De Sciglio has a right thigh muscle injury and will miss the upcoming UEFA Champions League group stage opener against La Liga side Valencia, the club announced in a statement on Tuesday.
2018-09-18
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Football
Nadda reviews launch preparations of Ayushman Bharat in Ranchi
Ranchi, Sep 18 (IANS) Union Health Minister J.P. Nadda on Tuesday reviewed the preparations for the launch of Ayushman Bharat in Jharkhand's capital city by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on September 23.
2018-09-18
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics,Health/Medicine
Novel AI technique can spot fake online review
London, Sep 18 (IANS) Finding it hard to understand whether a review of a product or service on sites like TripAdvisor, Yelp and Amazon is genuine or fake? Take heart, a novel artificial intelligence (AI) technique can spot the difference between genuine and fake machine-generated reviews.
2018-09-18
Category: International, United Kingdom,Lifestyle/Fashion,Technology
Changed Mallya LOC as no sufficient evidence for arrest: CBI
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) The first lookout circular (LOC) against fugitive businessman Vijay Mallya for his detention at airports was changed as there was "no sufficient ground" for his arrest, a CBI source said on Tuesday.
2018-09-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Odisha approves 7 investment proposals of Rs 7,416 cr
Bhubaneswar, Sep 18 (IANS) The Odisha government on Tuesday approved seven investment proposals worth Rs 7,416 crore, which will help create employment opportunities for 4,454 people.
2018-09-18
Category: India, Orissa,National,Business/Economy
RInfra set to become debt-free by next year: Anil Ambani
Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) Reliance Infrastructure (RInfra) Chairman Anil Ambani on Tuesday said he expects the company to become debt-free by next year with the best credit ratings to match following the sale of its Mumbai power business to Adani Transmission for Rs 18,800 crore earlier this year.
2018-09-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
China hits back with tariffs on $60 bn of US goods
Beijing, Sep 18 (IANS) China announced on Tuesday it will impose additional tariffs on US products worth $60 billion in response to the newly-announced American tariffs on Chinese goods.
2018-09-18
Category: International, China,Politics,Business/Economy,Diplomacy
Naidu reconstitutes 8 Parliamentary panels
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Rajya Sabha Chairman M. Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday reconstituted eight department-related Parliamentary Standing Committees that are serviced by the upper house of Parliament, an official release said.
2018-09-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Kolkata market blaze under control, FIR filed against owners
Kolkata, Sep 18 (IANS) The blaze in Kolkata's Bagri Market was almost under control except for a few pocket fires on the top floors, firemen said on Tuesday, even as the authorities lodged an FIR against its owners for not putting in place proper firefighting arrangements.
2018-09-18
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Russian plane downed in Syria, Moscow blames Israel (Third Lead)
Moscow, Sep 18 (IANS) A Russian military aircraft with 15 personnel on board was mistakenly downed by a Syrian missile, the Russian Defence Ministry said on Tuesday, while blaming a simultaneous Israeli strike as the cause of the mistake.
2018-09-18
Category: International, Russian Federation,Politics,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
President launches logo, web portal for Mahatma's birth anniversary
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday launched a logo and web portal for the upcoming celebrations of the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.
2018-09-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Technology
Manoj Tiwari doing 'drama' by breaking sealing: AAP
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) The AAP on Tuesday slammed Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari for doing "drama" by breaking the lock of a sealed property and demanded that he resign for corruption in municipal corporations in the national capital.
2018-09-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Modi, Hasina jointly inaugurate oil pipeline, rail projects
New Delhi/Dhaka Sep 18 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Bangladeshi counterpart Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday jointly inaugurated the construction works of a cross-border oil pipeline and two rail projects, with the former describing the two countries as members of the same family.
2018-09-18
Category: International, India,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Business/Economy,Diplomacy
Trade tensions, rupee depress equity indices; banking stocks down (Roundup)
Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) Latest global trade protectionist measures, along with high crude oil prices and a depreciation in rupee's value, dragged the Indian equity market in the red for a second consecutive session on Tuesday.
2018-09-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
NCPA to organise fundraisers for Kerala flood relief
Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) The National Centre for Performing Arts (NCPA) announced Tuesday that specially-curated fund-raising events will be held later this month, the earnings from which will be donated towards flood relief in Kerala.
2018-09-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Art/Culture/Books
ICICI Bank responds, seeks settlement through consent: SEBI
Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) Controversy-hit private lender ICICI Bank has replied to security market regulator SEBI's show cause notice on the issue related to allegations of impropriety levelled against its MD and CEO Chanda Kochhar.
2018-09-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
WB to lend $74 mn for workforce training in Uttarakhand
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) India on Tuesday signed a $74 million loan agreement with the World Bank for the Uttarakhand Workforce Development Project.
2018-09-18
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Education
RSS doesn't interfere in government policies, functioning: Bhagwat
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat on Tuesday said that the Sangh has its views on national issues but it does not interfere in the government's policies and functioning.
2018-09-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Focus on services to push global trade: Prabhu to G-20 nations
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu, who led the Indian delegation to Argentina last week for G-20 Trade Ministers Meeting (TMM), urged G-20 members to focus on services to enhance global trade, the government said on Tuesday.
2018-09-18
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Diplomacy
HC to hear plea seeking formula of petrol pricing on Wednesday
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) The Delhi High Court will hear on Wednesday an application seeking direction to the Central government to disclose the formula on the basis of which daily prices of petroleum and diesel are fixed.
2018-09-18
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights
Musk's SpaceX will fly Japanese billionaire to the Moon
San Francisco, Sep 18 (IANS) Elon Musk-founded SpaceX has announced that the company's first private passenger to the Moon will be Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa.
2018-09-18
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Business/Economy
Didn't expect Arjuna award this year: Hima
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Despite her golden run in international athletics this season, teenaged sprint sensation Hima Das said she did not expect her name to be nominated for this year's Arjuna award.
2018-09-18
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Athletics
Fanatics opens India tech centre in Hyderabad
Hyderabad, Sep 18 (IANS) Fanatics, the global leader in licensed sports merchandise, on Tuesday opened its first India technology innovation centre in Hyderabad.
2018-09-18
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Business/Economy,Technology
SC to hear plea for probe into Rafale deal on October 10
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) The Supreme Court will hear on October 10 a PIL petition seeking probe into the purchase of 36 Rafale fighter jets from French company Dassault.
2018-09-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Defence/Security
'New STP in Delhi can generate 3 tonnes bio-fuel per day'
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) To combat emerging pollutants from the Barapullah drain in the national capital, Union Science and Technology Minister Harsh Vardhan on Tuesday inaugurated a sewage treatment plant (STP) here, saying it has a capacity to convert 10 lakh litres of sewage into three tonnes of bio-fuel per day.
2018-09-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Health/Medicine
Indian Navy chief to present paper at US defence symposium
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Indian Navy chief Admiral Sunil Lanba is visiting Rhode Island from September 18 to 22 for attending the 23rd edition of the International Sea-Power Symposium (ISS) organised by the US Navy.
2018-09-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Digital trust in India not as high as businesses think: CA Technologies
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Business leaders in India are overestimating consumer trust in their organisations as well as their ability to handle and protect consumer data, a new report on digital trust from software major CA Technologies suggests.
2018-09-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology,Business/Economy
UK should end free movement of EU citizens post-Brexit: Report
London, Sep 18 (IANS) The United Kingdom's Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) on Tuesday released a report in which it advocated a post-Brexit immigration system that would eliminate privileged ties with EU citizens.
2018-09-18
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics,Diplomacy,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights
Sanjay Raut appointed Shiv Sena Parliamentary Party chief
Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) Senior Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut has been appointed the chief of its Parliamentary Party, a party official said here on Tuesday.
2018-09-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Charges of duplication of votes misleading, EC tells SC
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) The Election Commission on Tuesday told the Supreme Court that allegations about the presence of large-scale duplicate votes in electoral rolls in Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan are "misleading and misconceived".
2018-09-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
ISL: Ganguly backs ATK to bounce back this season
Kolkata, Sep 18 (IANS) Atlético de Kolkata (ATK) co-owner and former India cricket captain Sourav Ganguly believes the two-time Indian Super League (ISL) champions can bounce back after a dismal last season and put up a better show this time.
2018-09-18
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
India, Bangladesh members of same family: Modi
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday described India and Bangladesh as members of the same family while inaugurating with his Bangladesh counterpart Sheikh Hasina a pipeline project and a railway project connecting the two countries.
2018-09-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Diplomacy,Business/Economy
EU announces 2 million euros in aid to Philippines
Brussels, Sep 18 (IANS) The EU on Tuesday announced an emergency aid package worth two million euros to help victims of typhoon Mangkhut in the Philippines.
2018-09-18
Category: International, Belgium,Diplomacy,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
South Africa's high court decriminalizes private marijuana use, cultivation
Johannesburg, Sep 18 (IANS) South Africa's Constitutional Court on Tuesday ruled that the country's ban on possession, consumption and private cultivation of cannabis was "unconstitutional", in effect decriminalizing the recreational use of the popular psychoactive substance.
2018-09-18
Category: International, South Africa,Immigration/Law/Rights,Human Interest/Society
FIR lodged in Kolkata market blaze
Kolkata, Sep 18 (IANS) An FIR has been lodged against the owners of the estate of Kolkata's Bagri market where a blaze has been raging for three days, West Bengal Fire Minister Sovan Chatterjee said on Tuesday.
2018-09-18
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Young Boys prepare for Champions League bow against Manchester United
Bern (Switzerland), Sep 18 (IANS) Players from Swiss football club BSC Young Boys took part in a training session on Tuesday on the eve of their UEFA Champions League group stage debut against English giants Manchester United.
2018-09-18
Category: International, Switzerland,Sports,Football
NSUI claims DUSU chief's mark-sheet fake, ABVP refutes charge
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Accusing the newly-elected Delhi University Students' Union (DUSU) President Ankiv Basoya of securing admission in the university using "fake certificate", the Congress-affiliated National Students' Union of India (NSUI) on Tuesday questioned the validity of his admission and his election to the union.
2018-09-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Education
Bomb attacks in Iraq kill 6 policemen
Baghdad, Sep 18 (IANS) At least six police officers were killed on Tuesday and eight were wounded in two bomb attacks in Iraq's Saladin province, a day after government forces launched an operation against militants in the area, officials said.
2018-09-18
Category: International, Iraq,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Salman Khan inaugurates Umang centre in Jaipur
Jaipur, Sep 18 (IANS) The special children of Umang, a Jaipur-based NGO, had a whale of a time as Bollywood superstar Salman Khan officially inaugurated the centre on Tuesday.
2018-09-18
Category: India, Rajasthan,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Afghan intelligence detains 26 IS members
Kabul, Sep 18 (IANS) Afghanistan's intelligence agency on Tuesday announced the arrest of 26 alleged members of the Islamic State terror group who were planning attacks in the capital during the upcoming festival of Muharram.
2018-09-18
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Religion,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Cognizant to acquire Advanced Technology Group
San Francisco, Sep 18 (IANS) US-based global software major Cognizant on Tuesday announced the acquisition of Advanced Technology Group (ATG) -- a management and technology consultancy services focused on the Salesforce Platform -- for an undisclosed sum.
2018-09-18
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Business/Economy
SHARP unveils 8K 'Professional Display' in India
Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) SHARP India, a wholly owned Indian subsidiary of Japan-based SHARP Corporation, on Tuesday launched its 8K "Professional Display" at InfoComm 2018 here.
2018-09-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Technology,Business/Economy
Global trade tensions dent rupee; closes at 72.98
Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) The latest global trade protectionist measures, along with high crude oil prices, dragged the Indian rupee to a fresh low of 72.98 per US dollar on Tuesday.
2018-09-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Probe PMO, Jaitley role in Mallya escape: Congress
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Upping the ante against the Narendra Modi government for its "collaboration" in letting Vijay Mallya flee the country, the Congress on Tuesday demanded a probe into why the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley did not act against the liquor baron.
2018-09-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Investment, not subsidies, will make farming self-sufficient: Arun Jaitley
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday said that investment, rather than subsidies, would make the country's agricultural sector self-sufficient since a model that relies indefinitely on subsidies can't be sustainable in the long run.
2018-09-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Nepal did not boycott BIMSTEC military drill: Sitharaman
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday said that Nepal had explained its absence from the recent BIMSTEC military drill and that India had "no reason to disbelieve it".
2018-09-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
New gene therapy via skin can combat cocaine addiction
New York, Sep 18 (IANS) Scientists have developed a novel approach using skin cell-based gene therapy to stifle the desire for cocaine and to protect against an overdose.
2018-09-18
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
Essential things to add to your bridal kit
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) It is essential for a bride to add a healthy haircare routine and pick up the right lingerie for that perfect night and pamper her own self.
2018-09-18
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Rs 1,217 cr loss due to rains in Himachal, 264 dead
Shimla, Sep 18 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh suffered a cumulative loss of Rs 1,217.29 crore during the monsoon rains that also claimed 264 lives, Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur said here on Tuesday.
2018-09-18
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
SC slams media: Where's anonimity of Rewari gang-rape victim?
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday slammed a section of the media, especially news channels, for revealing the identity of the Rewari gang-rape victim and asked how such disclosures could be stopped.
2018-09-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Respond to plea on CGST rules change, HC tells Centre
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Tuesday asked the Centre to respond within six weeks on a plea that challenged a legal provision to amend the Central Goods and Services Tax rules retrospectively.
2018-09-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Business/Economy
Trump slaps tariffs on $200 bn of Chinese goods, Beijing to hit back
Washington/Beijing, Sep 18 (IANS) US President Donald Trump has stepped up his trade battle with China by slapping 10 per cent tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese imports, which Beijing said it will retaliate against.
2018-09-18
Category: International, United States,Politics,Business/Economy,Diplomacy
Congressmen try to gherao Gujarat Assembly, detained
Gandhinagar, Sep 18 (IANS) Hundreds of Congress workers and several party legislators were arrested when they tried to gherao the Gujarat Assembly that began its two-day monsoon session on Tuesday.
2018-09-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Child death below 5 declined faster in India: UN
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) India continues to show impressive gains in reduction of child deaths with under-five deaths falling below the one million mark for the first time, the UN said in a new report.
2018-09-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine
Rahul appoints Kalita, Bajwa in Congress foreign cell
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday appointed Bhubaneshwar Kalita and Pratap Singh Bajwa as Vice Chairmen of the All India Congress Committee's Foreign Affairs Department which is headed by party leader Anand Sharma.
2018-09-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
'Village Rockstars' to release on September 28
Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) After winning the Best Feature film Award at the 65th National Film Awards, Rima Das' directorial "Village Rockstars", an Assamese movie, will release across India on September 28.
2018-09-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
EU probes BMW, Daimler, Volkswagen over emissions collusion
Brussels, Sep 18 (IANS) The European Commission launched a probe on Tuesday to determine whether major car manufacturers BMW, Daimler and the Volkswagen group colluded in breaching the European Union (EU) antitrust regulations to avoid carbon emission restrictions imposed by the bloc.
2018-09-18
Category: International, Belgium,Business/Economy
Man who killed in Telangana arrested in Bihar
Patna, Sep 18 (IANS) A hired killer who murdered a young Dalit man in a case of honour killing in Telangana's Miryalguda town was arrested from Bihars Samastipur district on Tuesday, police said.
2018-09-18
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
UPA to blame for HAL's ouster from Rafale deal: Sitharaman
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Rebutting Congress' charges against the Narendra Modi government over the Rafale deal, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday held the erstwhile UPA regime responsible for Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) being overlooked for the jet deal.
2018-09-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Here's how Varun Mitra bagged role in 'Jalebi'
Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) Actor Varun Mitra has shared how producers Mukesh and Mahesh Bhatt decided to cast him in the forthcoming romantic film "Jalebi" that also stars Rhea Chakraborty and Digangana Suryavanshi.
2018-09-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Rupee hits new low, slips to 72.96
Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) The Indian rupee hit a fresh low of 72.96 to a US dollar on Tuesday.
2018-09-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Get busy for more self-control
London, Sep 18 (IANS) Want to boost your self-control? Start thinking of yourself as a busy person, researchers, including one of Indian-origin, said in a study.
2018-09-18
Category: International, United Kingdom,Lifestyle/Fashion,Diaspora,Health/Medicine
Happy to make Bollywood debut with a strong female character: Aishwarya Devan
Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) Actress Aishwarya Devan says she feels happy that her debut role in Bollywood is of a strong female character.
2018-09-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
28% of key IT spending to shift to Cloud by 2022 globally
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Twenty eight per cent of spending within key enterprise IT markets will shift to Cloud by 2022 -- up from 19 per cent in 2018, Gartner said on Tuesday.
2018-09-18
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Asia Cup: Hong Kong to field against India
Dubai, Sep 18 (IANS) Hong Kong won the toss and elected to field against India in the group A match of the Asia Cup here on Tuesday.
2018-09-18
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Fatemeh braves social, family pressure to feature in KIL
Tehran, Sep 18 (IANS) Fatemeh Moslemi, a hijab wearing mixed martial arts (MMA) practitioner from Iran, has braved social and cultural barriers in her native country to feature in the Kumite 1 League (K1L) in India.
2018-09-18
Category: International, Turkey,Sports,Other Sports
Always liked to be ahead of time: Shilpa
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Actress Shilpa Shetty says that she always liked to be ahead of time.
2018-09-18
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
This AI system can specify lung cancer types
New York, Sep 18 (IANS) Researchers have developed an Artificial Intelligence (AI)-based system that can analyse images of patients' lung tumours, specify cancer types and even identify altered genes driving abnormal cell growth.
2018-09-18
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Dalit youth beaten to death in Bihar
Patna, Sep 18 (IANS) A Dalit youth was bludgeoned to death by a mob on suspicion of theft in Bihar's Nawada district, police said on Tuesday.
2018-09-18
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Nasscom 'Accelerate 10X' initiative to nurture 100 AI start-ups each year
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) To empower desi tech start-ups working in the field of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and other emerging technologies, IT industry's apex body Nasscom on Tuesday announced to double up on its efforts and mentor 100 such mature-stage start-ups every year.
2018-09-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology,Business/Economy,Education
Bengal plans to offer support price to tech companies
Kolkata, Sep 18 (IANS) The West Bengal government is planning to provide "support price" to technology companies for setting up their facilities at the upcoming Silicon Valley Hub, an official said on Tuesday.
2018-09-18
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Business/Economy
Women should speak for themselves, says Sunny Leone
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) From being an adult star to playing the lead role in Bollywood films, actress Sunny Leone aka Karanjit Kaur, who fought several hardships throughout her career, believes women should stand up for their rights.
2018-09-18
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Space technology incubation centre opened in Tripura's Agartala
Bengaluru, Sep 18 (IANS) Indian space agency ISRO on Tuesday opened a space technology incubation centre in Tripura capital Agartala, which was unveiled remotely from the country's tech hub Bengaluru in Karnataka.
2018-09-18
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics,Technology,Business/Economy
RCOM subsidiary to develop commercial space at DAKC, Navi Mumbai
Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) Reliance Communications (RCOM) Chairman Anil Ambani on Tuesday said the company's subsidiary Reliance Realty would develop Dhirubhai Ambani Knowledge City (DAKC) to create 30 million square feet of commercial space.
2018-09-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Rewari gang-rape: Rahul says PM's silence is unacceptable
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Six days after the Rewari gang-rape, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying his "silence is unacceptable" and added "India hangs its head in shame as another one of its daughters is brutally gang-raped".
2018-09-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
More EU aid for flood-hit Kerala
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) The European Union has allocated an additional 1 million euros in emergency aid for flood-devastated Kerala, an EU delegation to India said on Tuesday.
2018-09-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Varun Dhawan meets 'real life hero'
Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) Actor Varun Dhawan met "real life hero" Sudha Varghese, who is fighting against untouchability.
2018-09-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Mika Singh believes he can sing better than Arijit Singh (Movie Snippets)
Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) Singer Mika Singh says he can sing "Channa mereya" better than Arijit Singh.
2018-09-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Controversy over cash shower on Congress MLA in Mumbai
Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) Senior Congress legislator Naseem Khan on Tuesday courted controversy as a video clip showing him being showered with currency notes at a religious event here went viral.
2018-09-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Sehwag, Afridi to host UC Browser show
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) UC Browser, the countrys leading mobile browser, Alibaba Digital Media and Entertainment Group, will host live streamed chats with former cricket stars Virender Sehwag and Shahid Afridi during the highly anticipated Asia Cup encounters between arch-rivals India and Pakistan on September 19 and 23.
2018-09-18
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Class 10 student gang raped in Dehradun boarding school
Dehradun, Sep 18 (IANS) The principal and two other officials of a boarding school here in Uttarakhand were arrested on Tuesday after a Class 10 girl student accused them of suppressing the matter of her gang rape by senior students in August, police said.
2018-09-18
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Education
Tribunal orders Infosys to pay ex-CFO Bansal Rs 12 crore
Bengaluru, Sep 18 (IANS) The arbitral tribunal ordered Infosys to pay its former Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Rajiv Bansal Rs 12.17 crore with interest as part of the severance amount, the IT major said on Tuesday.
2018-09-18
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Technology,Business/Economy
Opinionated women not easily accepted in our country: Jwala Gutta (IANS Interview)
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) She remembers the time when some of her seniors gave statements that she can't play badminton but that made Jwala Gutta more determined and she went on to win both Junior and Senior Nationals in the same year.
2018-09-18
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Sports
Equity indices end in red for second straight session
Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) The key Indian equity indices provisionally closed in the negative territory for the second successive day on Tuesday, with the S&P BSE Sensex losing close to 300 points.
2018-09-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
SBI to auction 8 bad loan accounts to recover Rs 3,900 cr
Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) The State Bank of India (SBI) has put eight non-performing assets (NPAs), or bad loan accounts, on sale to recover over Rs 3,900 crore with the e-bidding auction process slated for later this month.
2018-09-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Over 500 new genes linked to blood pressure identified
London, Sep 18 (IANS) Scientists have identified over 500 new gene regions that influence people's blood pressure -- a major risk factor for stroke and heart disease.
2018-09-18
Category: International, United Kingdom,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
Bangladesh approves project to procure EVMs
Dhaka, Sep 18 (IANS) Bangladesh's highest economic policy-making body on Tuesday approved a project worth nearly half a billion US dollars to procure 150,000 Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs).
2018-09-18
Category: International, Bangladesh,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Lowest solar tariff underpins India's clean energy transformation: IEEFA
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Gujarat's 500 MW solar tender results have delivered India's record low tariff of Rs 2.44 per kilowatt and this underpins the country's transformation to clean energy, US-based Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA) said on Tuesday.
2018-09-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
BJD demands Baijayant Panda's arrest for flying over Chilika lake
Bhubaneswar, Sep 18 (IANS) Odisha's ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) on Tuesday demanded the arrest of former MP Baijayant Panda for allegedly flying over an eco-sensitive zone of the Chilika lagoon last week.
2018-09-18
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
Nun's rape: Bishop's anticipatory bail hearing on Sep 25
Kochi, Sep 18 (IANS) The Kerala High Court on Tuesday agreed to hear an anticipatory bail plea from Bishop Franco Mulakkal, accused of raping a nun, and posted the matter for hearing on September 25.
2018-09-18
Category: India, Kerala,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Nepal holds national-level meeting on gender-based violence
Kathmandu, Sep 18 (IANS) A three-day meeting at the national level on "Multi-Sectoral Services to Respond to Gender-Based Violence in Nepal" kicked off here on Tuesday.
2018-09-18
Category: International, Nepal,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
Dell EMC releases new AI solutions for digital transformation
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) To help organisations realise the full potential of Artificial Intelligence (AI), Dell EMC on Tuesday announced new solutions designed to simplify the AI environment and accelerate its adoption.
2018-09-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology,Business/Economy
DAC nod to procurement of upgraded Akash missile system
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) The Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) chaired by Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday accorded approval for the procurement of defence equipment worth Rs 9,100 crore, including the latest version of the Akash missile.
2018-09-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Russian activist was probably poisoned: German doctor
Berlin, Sep 18 (IANS) A German doctor on Tuesday said there was a "high plausibility" that a member of the Russian protest group Pussy Riot who was flown to Berlin for specialist medical treatment after falling ill in Moscow last week, was poisoned.
2018-09-18
Category: International, Germany,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Parrikar government in minority, we can stake claim: Goa Congress
Panaji, Sep 18 (IANS) A day after staking claim to form the new government in Goa, the opposition Congress on Tuesday said that it was right in doing so as the Manohar Parrikar-led coalition government was "already in a minority".
2018-09-18
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
People deserve to know what happened to Netaji: Mamata
Kolkata, Sep 18 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday said people deserve to know exactly what happened to Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose after the Taihoku air crash in 1945.
2018-09-18
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Eros International joins hands with Kyta Productions
Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) Film and entertainment company Eros International Media Ltd has collaborated with Kyta Productions Pvt Ltd for two films -- Vishal Bhardwajs "Pataakha" and the Hindi remake of Kannada movie "Kirik Party".
2018-09-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Atkinson is our modern-day Charlie Chaplin: Thompson
Los Angeles, Sep 18 (IANS) Actress Emma Thompson says English actor-comedian Rowan Atkinson is our modern-day Charlie Chaplin.
2018-09-18
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
India, Germany sign skill development agreement
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) India and Germany on Tuesday signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) on skill development, which will provide dual vocational training to Indian youth.
2018-09-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Education
New US tariffs will add more uncertainties to trade war: China
Beijing, Sep 18 (IANS) China on Tuesday said the latest set of tariffs imposed by the US on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods will force Beijing to take countermeasures and warned that the move would add more uncertainties to the trade talks.
2018-09-18
Category: International, China,Politics,Business/Economy,Diplomacy
Modi compromised national security in Rafale deal: Antony
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Senior Congress leader A.K. Antony on Tuesday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of "gravely compromising national security and defence preparedness" by reducing to 36 the number of Rafale fighter jets purchased from France.
2018-09-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Samsung unveils premium home screen range in India
Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) Aiming to change the in-home entertainment space, Samsung India on Tuesday launched "LED for Home" in the country. The new home screen range is priced between Rs 1 crore to Rs 3.5 crore.
2018-09-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy,Technology
Fake FIR by Prakash part of BJP's nefarious design: AAP
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) The AAP on Tuesday alleged that the "fake FIR by Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash" and the subsequent chargesheet by the "BJP-controlled Delhi Police" is aimed at maligning the Delhi government "which will fall flat in the court like previous cases".
2018-09-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Russian military aircraft inadvertently shot down by Syria
Moscow, Sep 18 (IANS) The Russian Defence Ministry confirmed on Tuesday that a Russian maritime patrol plane with 15 personnel on board was inadvertently shot down by the Syrian regime after it came under attack by Israeli missiles.
2018-09-18
Category: International, Russian Federation,Defence/Security
UN report details continued abuses against Rohingyas
Geneva, Sep 18 (IANS) A UN fact-finding mission published on Tuesday the most extensive report till date on the continued persecution of the Muslim minority Rohingyas in Myanmar since 2011 in the states of Kachin, Shan and Rakhine.
2018-09-18
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Religion,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diplomacy
SC stays Patna HC order for fresh probe team in Muzaffarpur case
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday stayed a Patna High Court order asking the CBI to set up a fresh probe team for the Muzaffarpur shelter home rape case, saying changing the team now will be "detrimental" to the ongoing probe.
2018-09-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Stuani leads Girona to 3-2 win over Celta
Girona (Spain), Sep 18 (IANS) Cristhian Stuani managed a brace here to give Girona a 3-2 win against Celta Vigo and lift the Catalan side into sixth place in La Liga.
2018-09-18
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Boy found dead in Kashmir
Srinagar, Sep 18 (IANS) The body of a 12-year-old boy was found on Tuesday in Jammu and Kashmir's Ganderbal district, police said.
2018-09-18
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Found home in Delhi but retained reverence for Kerala: Uma Nair on donating artworks for flood relief
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Life has turned a full circle for art critic and writer Uma Nair, whose parents were immigrants from Kerala but found livelihood in the bustling city of New Delhi. Several decades on, as Gods Own Country navigates its return to normalcy, Nair has donated artworks from her personal collection to National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA), which will be used to raise funds for the flood-ravaged state.
2018-09-18
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,National,Art/Culture/Books,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Human Interest/Society,IANS Life
12 dead babies found in boxes, plastic bags in Kenya
Nairobi, Sep 18 (IANS) Twelve dead babies have been found stuffed in boxes and plastic bags in a Kenyan hospital, prompting an investigation on the orders of Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko.
2018-09-18
Category: International, Kenya,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Health/Medicine
ED books Karnataka Minister in money laundering case
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) said on Tuesday that it has registered a caee of money laundering against Karnataka Minister and Congress leader D.K. Shivakumar.
2018-09-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Anthill Ventures, HCG launch programme for HealthTech start-ups
Hyderabad, Sep 18 (IANS) Anthill Ventures, an investment and scaling platform for early growth stage start-ups, on Tuesday announced its partnership with HealthCare Global Enterprises Ltd. (HCG), the largest provider of cancer care in India, to launch a market access programme for HealthTech start-ups.
2018-09-18
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Business/Economy
Varanasi sees all-round development, its rich heritage retained: Modi
Varanasi, Sep 18 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said that his parliamentary constituency Varanasi was witnessing all-round development under his watch but care was being taken not to disturb its ancient flavour by conserving its rich culture and heritage.
2018-09-18
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Business/Economy
US beats Panama in second round of 2019 World Cup qualifiers
Panama City, Sep 18 (IANS) The United States defeated Panama 78-48 at the close of the second round of qualifying for the 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup at the Roberto Duran Arena here.
2018-09-18
Category: International, United States,Sports,Other Sports
Teacher, 3 students electrocuted in Pakistan
Islamabad, Sep 18 (IANS) A teacher and three students were electrocuted at a private school in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province on Tuesday, the police said.
2018-09-18
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Education
Moon, Kim hold first round of talks in Pyongyang
Pyongyang, Sep 18 (IANS) South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un held their first round of talks here on Tuesday in a historic summit largely aimed at restarting a Washington-Pyongyang dialogue on denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula.
2018-09-18
Category: International, North Korea,Politics,Diplomacy
Muscle relaxants may increase respiratory complications risk
London, Sep 18 (IANS) Usage of muscle relaxants -- a necessary part of anaesthesia during certain major operations -- may increase the risk of respiratory complications after surgery, a new study has found.
2018-09-18
Category: International, United Kingdom,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
Jharkhand needs NRC: CM (IANS interview)
Ranchi, Sep 18 (IANS) With BJP deciding to focus on identity issues in the coming elections, Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das says there is need for a National Register of Citizens (NRC) in his state also to check infiltration from Bangladesh because Hindus have become a minority in some districts.
2018-09-18
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Financial aid to Australian strawberry growers after needle sabotage
Canberra, Sep 18 (IANS) Australian authorities on Tuesday announced financial aid to strawberry growers after an act of sabotage by unknown entities who inserted sewing needles into some of the fruits.
2018-09-18
Category: International, Australia,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Business/Economy
Weak global cues keep equity indices flat; banking stocks fall
Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) Amid choppy trade, the key Indian equity indices traded on a flat note during the afternoon session of the trade on Tuesday after global markets reacted negatively to reports of fresh US tariffs announced on Chinese imports.
2018-09-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Trump's SC pick, sexual abuse accuser to testify
Washington, Sep 18 (IANS) US President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh and a woman who has accused him of sexually assaulting her decades ago will testify publicly before the Senate on September 24.
2018-09-18
Category: International, United States,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Madan Mohan Jha named Bihar Congress chief
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Senior leader Madan Mohan Jha was on Tuesday appointed the new President of the Congress in Bihar.
2018-09-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Will simultaneous polls save costs? EC not sure
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Chief Election Commissioner O.P. Rawat says the issue whether simultaneous polls will help cut costs will need a systematic study before it can be established.
2018-09-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Post Maruti-Suzuki departure, Gurugram needen't go the Detroit way (Column: Active Voice)
Cities and regions always have a variety of factors that come into play to pull them out of anonymity.
2018-09-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Opinion/Commentary,Business/Economy
Capgemini, AWS launch initiative to help enterprises go digital
Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) French technology services major Capgemini and Cloud provider Amazon Web Services (AWS) on Tuesday announced a strategic initiative to accelerate enterprise digital transformation via Cloud technologies.
2018-09-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy,Technology
Now, a book on sprinter Dutee Chand (Lead, correcting intro)
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) The incredible story of Dutee Chand, who rose from abject poverty to become one of Indias biggest sprinting stars, will be brought alive in the form of a book, whose title hasn't been announced so far.
2018-09-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Sports,Art/Culture/Books
Oracle reports $9.2 bn revenue in its fiscal first quarter
San Francisco, Sep 18 (IANS) Cloud major Oracle has reported a revenue of $9.2 billion for its fiscal first quarter (Q1 2019) -- up from $9.1 billion in the same period last year.
2018-09-18
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Business/Economy
Nice to meet Manto's family: Rasika
Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) Actress Rasika Dugal, who plays Saadat Hasan Manto's wife in the forthcoming film "Manto", is hosting the late Urdu writer's daughters in India. She says that it is nice to finally get to meet the family.
2018-09-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
NASA's newest planet hunter telescope shares first science image
Washington, Sep 18 (IANS) NASA's newest planet hunter telescope, the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS), has now shared the first science image that it captured as part of its initial round of data collection.
2018-09-18
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
iVOOMI-backed Innelo launches budget smartphone in India
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Chinese electronics company iVOOMi's sub-brand Innelo on Tuesday launched "Innelo 1" in India for Rs 7,499.
2018-09-18
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Typhoon Mangkhut toll reaches 74 in Philippines
Manila, Sep 18 (IANS) The death toll in the Philippines due to super typhoon Mangkhut increased to 74 on Tuesday as rescue teams continued to search for dozens of people buried in an abandoned mine due to landslides.
2018-09-18
Category: International, Philippines,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Varun, Anushka signed as ambassadors of Skill India Campaign
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Actors Varun Dhawan and Anushka Sharma have been signed on to promote and endorse the Skill India Mission, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
2018-09-18
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Lifestyle/Fashion
Spal best Atalanta 2-0 to claim 2nd place in Serie A
Ferrara (Italy), Sep 18 (IANS) Spal defeated visiting Atalanta 2-0 here to rise to the second place in the Serie A football league, three points behind leaders Juventus.
2018-09-18
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Football
Time for Indian cinema to explode onto global stage: Ali Fazal
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Actor Ali Fazal, who played one of the title roles in Stephen Frears' directorial "Victoria & Abdul" with veteran actor Judi Dench, feels that now is the time for Indian cinema to make its presence felt like never before on global platforms.
2018-09-18
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Dharmendra feels bad for 'poor star sons'
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Superstar Dharmendra, who has often shared screen space with his children and actors Sunny and Bobby, says that "poor" star sons often face a lot of criticism from people.
2018-09-18
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,National,IANS Life
Man, son found dead in Ghaziabad
Ghaziabad, Sep 18 (IANS) Two persons were found dead and one critically injured under mysterious circumstances here on Tuesday, police said.
2018-09-18
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Upcoming exhibition of emerging artists calls for entries
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Painters, photographers, printmakers, installation artists as well as new media artists can apply for an exhibition of emerging artists this October.
2018-09-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books
Explosives recovered in Jharkhand
Ranchi, Sep 18 (IANS) A huge cache of explosives was recovered from a Maoist hideout in Jharkhand's Lohardagga district, police said on Tuesday.
2018-09-18
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Now, a book on sprinter Dutee Chand
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) The incredible story of Dutee Chand, who rose from abject poverty to become one of Indias biggest sprinting stars, will be brought alive in the form of a book titled "Story so far".
2018-09-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Sports,Art/Culture/Books
OYO, Cure.Fit among most sought after start-ups in India: LinkedIn
Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) Five-year-old hospitality start-up OYO, health and wellness firm Cure.Fit, and on-demand delivery service dunzo.in are among the top 25 companies that made it to the list of the most sought after start-ups in India released by LinkedIn on Tuesday.
2018-09-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Technology,Business/Economy
Brazil clinch spot in 2nd round of volleyball championship
Ruse (Bulgaria), Sep 18 (IANS) Brazil has defeated previously unbeaten Canada 3-1 (25-22, 19-25, 25-23, 25-18) to guarantee themselves a berth in the second round of the Volleyball Men's World Championship.
2018-09-18
Category: International, Bulgaria,Sports,Other Sports
Output to fall almost 15% because of Kerala floods: Rubber Board chief
Agartala, Sep 18 (IANS) Production and cultivation of natural rubber will bear the brunt of the recent devastating floods in Kerala reducing production by a staggering one lakh tonnes, a top Rubber Board official has said.
2018-09-18
Category: India, Tripura,National,Business/Economy
Cumberbatch, wife to welcome their third child
Los Angeles, Sep 18 (IANS) Actor Benedict Cumberbatch and his wife Sophie Hunter are set to become parents for the third time.
2018-09-18
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Varanasi to be 'gateway to East India': Modi
Varanasi, Sep 18 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said that the Centre was making serious efforts to develop Varanasi, his parliamentary constituency, as the "gateway to East India".
2018-09-18
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Trump to slap tariffs on $200 bn worth of Chinese goods
Washington, Sep 18 (IANS) US President Donald Trump has escalated his trade war with China, saying his administration would impose tariffs on $200 billion worth of goods and was also prepared to tax all imports.
2018-09-18
Category: International, United States,Politics,Business/Economy
Russian military plane disappears from radar off Syria
Moscow, Sep 18 (IANS) A Russian military aircraft with 14 people on board has disappeared from the radar after flying over Syria, Moscow's Defence Ministry said on Tuesday.
2018-09-18
Category: International, Russian Federation,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security
Despite rupee's decline, paint industry expects robust growth
Kolkata, Sep 18 (IANS) The Indian paint industry, which remains bullish in its outlook with an anticipated 15 per cent growth in the current fiscal on the back of a good monsoon and lower taxes, is weighing the impact of the depreciating rupee on its raw material cost, stakeholders say.
2018-09-18
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Business/Economy
'Game of Thrones' wins big at Emmy Awards
Los Angeles, Sep 18 (IANS) "Game of Thrones" had the biggest haul, with nine awards, at the 70th Primetime Emmy Awards here. It also won the best drama Emmy for the third time in the past four years.
2018-09-18
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Apple iOS 12 with new tools now available globally
San Francisco, Sep 18 (IANS) Apple's iOS 12, the latest version of advanced mobile operating system (OS) and the successor to iOS 11 which is said to make daily tasks faster and more responsive, is now available globally.
2018-09-18
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Business/Economy
FIR registered against Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Police on Tuesday registered a First Information Report (FIR) against Delhi Bharatiya Janata Party chief Manoj Tiwari for illegally breaking the lock of a sealed house.
2018-09-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
India surpasses US and Japan in automation, AI adoption: Study
Bengaluru, Sep 18 (IANS) Automation arrived long back in India and the country is now driving Robotic Process Automation (RPA) and Artificial Intelligence (AI)-based technologies globally -- even ahead of the US and Japan -- a new study said on Tuesday.
2018-09-18
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Technology,Business/Economy
Beyond romance and roses: Writing and living the modern marriage (Book Review)
Book: Knot for Keeps: Writing The Modern Marriage; Edited by: Sathya Saran; Publisher: HarperCollins; Pages: 164; Price: Rs 299
2018-09-18
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,National,Art/Culture/Books,IANS Life
CS 'assault' case: Court summons Kejriwal, 12 AAP MLAs on Oct 25
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) A court here on Tuesday issued summons to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, his deputy Manish Sisodia and 11 Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLAs as accused in an alleged assault on Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash.
2018-09-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Regina King surprised by Emmy victory
Los Angeles, Sep 18 (IANS) Actress Regina King won the 2018 Emmy Award for lead actress in a limited series and she could hardly believe the good news herself.
2018-09-18
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Nun rape case: Bishop moves Kerala HC for anticipatory bail
Kochi, Sep 18 (IANS) Bishop Franco Mulakkal who has been named in a sexual abuse case by a nun, on Tuesday moved the Kerala High Court seeking an anticipatory bail.
2018-09-18
Category: India, Kerala,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Glenn Weiss went home with more than Emmy Award
Los Angeles, Sep 18 (IANS) Glenn Weiss, the director of the Oscars, who won the award for outstanding directing for a variety special, proposed to his girlfriend at the 2018 Emmy Awards.
2018-09-18
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Indian, Pakistani troops trade fire on LoC
Jammu, Sep 18 (IANS) Indian and Pakistani troops traded heavy fire on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district on Tuesday.
2018-09-18
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security
New US tariffs on Chinese imports spare Apple Watch, AirPods
San Francisco, Sep 18 (IANS) In a huge relief to Apple and its investors, Apple's smart watch, smart speaker and AirPods are not among the products that will be affected by the Trump administration's latest tariffs on Chinese imports, the media reported.
2018-09-18
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Business/Economy
Driving home message on certification with a world record
Hyderabad, Sep 18 (IANS) Everyone should strive to acquire at least one certificate every year to move ahead in his or her career and achieve goals. With this message, Tushar Pillay has set a Guinness World Record for most pages in a flip book -- 10,001.
2018-09-18
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,National,Human Interest/Society,IANS Life
Thandie Newton thanks God, who she calls 'Her' at Emmys
Los Angeles, Sep 18 (IANS) Thandie Newton won the best supporting actress in a drama series at the 70th Emmy Awards for "Westworld". Even though an atheist, she thanked God and said "I thank her...".
2018-09-18
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood,Religion
Chicago South Asian Film Festival to feature over 70 off-beat movies
Chicago, Sep 18 (IANS) The Chicago South Asian Film Festival(CSAFF) will showcase over 70 films from India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Nepal at various theaters in the city from September 20 to 23. The festival has grown over nine years to be the largest of its kind in the Midwestern United States.
2018-09-18
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz
India slams UN inaction on drug trade that puts $1 bn in Taliban coffers
United Nations, Sep 18 (IANS) India has criticised the world body for not doing enough to cut off the drug trade that is financing the Taliban with over a billion dollars as it continues its military operations with the support of Afghanistan's neighbour.
2018-09-18
Category: International, United States,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism,Diplomacy,Business/Economy
Ex-NSA Flynn to be sentenced in November
Washington, Sep 18 (IANS) Former US National Security Adviser (NSA) Michael Flynn will be sentenced by the end of November, after it had been delayed four times since he pleaded guilty to lying to investigators last December, according to his defence team.
2018-09-18
Category: International, United States,Politics
Want to surpass audience expectation: Actor Gulshan Devaiah
Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) Actor Gulshan Devaiah, who is preparing for his 'bad guy' role in the third instalment of Vidyut Jammwal starrer "Commando", feels artistes should always surprise audience.
2018-09-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Trump orders to declassify documents related to Russia probe
Washington, Sep 18 (IANS) US President Donald Trump ordered the declassification of various documents and text messages related to the Russia investigation, according to the White House.
2018-09-18
Category: International, United States,Politics
Twitter revives pure chronological timeline for over 300 mn users
San Francisco, Sep 18 (IANS) Giving its over 336 million users more control, Twitter has announced that it will completely revert their timeline into a pure reverse chronological feed.
2018-09-18
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Trooper injured in J&K militant attack
Srinagar, Sep 18 (IANS) A Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) trooper was injured on Tuesday when militants attacked the paramilitary forces camp in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district, police said.
2018-09-18
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism,Defence/Security
Rekha, Imtiaz Ali, Nawazuddin Siddiqui attend special screening of 'Manto'
Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) Bollywood celebrities including Rekha, Imtiaz Ali, Deepti Naval, Shabana Azmi and others attended a special screening of the film "Manto" starring Nawazuddin Siddiqui as the Indo-Pakistani, Urdu author Saadat Hasan Manto.
2018-09-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Equity indices open in green
Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) The key Indian equity market indices opened in the positive territory on Tuesday.
2018-09-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Clear Tuesday morning in Delhi
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) It was a clear Tuesday morning in the national capital with the minimum temperature recorded at 25.5 degrees Celsius, one notch above the season's average.
2018-09-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Facebook expands security tools to protect elections globally
San Francisco, Sep 18 (IANS) In order to further secure candidates and campaign staff vulnerable to hackers and nation-state actors during the elections, Facebook has introduced additional tools to protect political campaigns in the US and around the world.
2018-09-18
Category: International, Costa Rica,Politics,Technology,Business/Economy
Trump to impose tariffs on $200 bn in Chinese goods
Washington, Sep 18 (IANS) US President Donald Trump's administration will impose a 10 per cent tariff later this month on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods, increasing to 25 per cent at the end of the year, a move that will sharply escalate the American trade war with Beijing.
2018-09-18
Category: International, United States,Politics,Business/Economy
Japanese billionaire to be first tourist to Moon: SpaceX
San Francisco, Sep 18 (IANS) US private space firm SpaceX has announced that the company's first private passenger to the Moon will be Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa.
2018-09-18
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Human Interest/Society
Russian aircraft goes off radar in Syria
Moscow, Sep 18 (IANS) A Russian aircraft with 14 servicemen on board went off radar near the Hmeymim Airbase in Syria , the Russian Defence Ministry said in a statement here on Tuesday.
2018-09-18
Category: International, Russian Federation,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Sea turtles killed from plastic wraps in Thailand
Bangkok, Sep 18 (IANS) Thai authorities have said that in less than two months, more than 20 sea turtles had been killed from plastic or fish net wraps.
2018-09-18
Category: International, Thailand,Environment/Wildlife
Toll from hurricane Florence reaches 31 in US
Washington, Sep 18 (IANS) The death toll from hurricane Florence that battered the US states of North and South Carolina has increased to 31, authorities said.
2018-09-18
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Indian cab aggregator Ola to launch in New Zealand
Bengaluru, Sep 18 (IANS) Indian ride-sharing major Ola on Tuesday said it will soon launch its services in New Zealand starting with Auckland, Christchurch and Wellington.
2018-09-18
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Business/Economy
Trump administration cuts refugee admissions to 30,000 for 2019
Washington, Sep 18 (IANS) US President Donald Trump's administration announced that it has cut the number of refugees allowed into the country to 30,000 for the fiscal year 2019 starting from October 1, driving down American refugee admissions to one of its lowest levels.
2018-09-18
Category: International, United States,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
S.Korean President arrives in Pyongyang for summit with Kim
Pyongyang, Sep 18 (IANS) South Korean President Moon Jae-in arrived in Pyongyang on Tuesday,
2018-09-18
Category: International, North Korea,Politics,Diplomacy
Child death below 5 declined faster in India: UN
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Death of children below the age of five continues to steadily reduce in India, declining from nearly 22 per cent in 2012 to 18 per cent in 2017, which is now for the first time below the one million mark, the UN said in a new report.
2018-09-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society
Ukraine says Russia's fresh statement on MH17 crash 'fake'
kiev, Sep 18 (IANS) Ukrainian Defence Minister Stepan Poltorak on Monday dismissed as a "fake" a fresh statement by the Russian Defence Ministry on the Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 (MH17) crash, which claims that the missile that shot down the plane belonged to Ukraine.
2018-09-18
Category: International, Ukraine,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diplomacy
India endorses 24-point programme for revitalising UN peacekeeping
United Nations, Sep 18 (IANS) India has endorsed a 24-point programme for revitalising the UN peacekeeping operations that is to become the basis of a high-level meeting next week, according to UN sources.
2018-09-18
Category: International, United States,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Allison Brie reunites with 'Community' co-star Jacobs
Los Angeles, Sep 18 (IANS) Actors Allison Brie and Gillian Jacobs of "Community" TV show fame reunited at the annual Glamour x Tory Burch Women To Watch lunch.
2018-09-18
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Nepalese peacekeeper injured by government soldier in South Sudan
United Nations, Sep 18 (IANS) A Nepalese peacekeeper was injured in an attack by a government soldier in South Sudan, according to UN officials.
2018-09-18
Category: International, United States,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Defence/Security,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Russia, Turkey agree to establish demilitarized zone in Idlib
Moscow, Sep 18 (IANS) Russia and Turkey have decided to set up a demilitarized zone between the armed opposition and the government troops in Syria's Idlib province by October 15, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Monday.
2018-09-18
Category: International, Russian Federation,Politics,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Diplo to perform in India
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Music festival Life In Color (LIC), which is held in countries like China, the US and UK, will debut in India on November 18, and American DJ-record producer Diplo will be a part of it.
2018-09-18
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz
Varun, Anushka work in textile factory for film
Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) Actors Varun Dhawan and Anushka Sharma worked in a textile factory in Faridabad for the forthcoming film "Sui Dhaaga - Made in India".
2018-09-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Apache Indian announces 'Punjabi Girl' feat Raftaar
Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) Birmingham-born musician Steven Kapur, famously known as Apache Indian, has announced a new track titled "Punjabi girl", featuring rapper Raftaar.
2018-09-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Political challenges might derail Afghan elections: UN
United Nations, Sep 18 (IANS) A UN envoy on Monday voiced concern about political challenges that he said might derail the parliamentary elections in Afghanistan next month.
2018-09-18
Category: International, United States,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Diplomacy
I want to hear all sides of accusations against Kavanaugh: Trump
Washington, Sep 18 (IANS) President Donald Trump said on Monday that he wants to listen to all parties regarding the accusation of sexual assault levelled against Brett Kavanaugh, his nominee for the empty Supreme Court seat.
2018-09-18
Category: International, United States,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Timbaland accuses former tenant of stealing his mail
Los Angeles, Sep 18 (IANS) Record producer Timbaland has sued a man named William he used to rent his property out to for reportedly stealing his mail.
2018-09-18
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Crime/Disaster/Accident
'No solution near' to solve Qatar crisis: UAE
Dubai, Sep 18 (IANS) About 18 months after the Arab quartet severed ties with Qatar, "there is still no solution to the spat in sight," said UAE Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash on Monday.
2018-09-18
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Politics,Diplomacy
US drop of n-deal harmful to regional, global security: Iran
Tehran, Sep 18 (IANS) Head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) said Monday that the US withdrawal from the 2015 international nuclear deal would cause serious repercussions on the regional and international peace and security, Press TV reported.
2018-09-18
Category: International, Turkey,Politics,Defence/Security,Technology,Diplomacy
Saudi Arabia allows Umrah performers to visit all cities
Riyadh, Sep 18 (IANS) Saudi Arabia announced on Monday that foreign Umrah performers can visit any city in the country with their 30-day Umrah visa, Al Arabiya local news reported.
2018-09-18
Category: International, Saudi Arabia,Politics,Religion,Diplomacy
Imran Khan to visit Saudi Arabia, UAE
Islamabad, Sep 18 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan will visit Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates from Tuesday at the invitation of the two countries leaderships, the Foreign Ministry said on Monday.
2018-09-18
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Diplomacy
Indian women will relate to 'Cheater Mohan': Kanika Kapoor
Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) Singer Kanika Kapoor says modern-day Indian women will relate to her song "Cheater Mohan".
2018-09-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Afghanistan knock Sri Lanka out of Asia Cup
Abu Dhabi, Sep 18 (IANS) Afghanistan knocked Sri Lanka out of the Asia Cup after thrashing the Islanders by 91 runs in a Group B match at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium here on Tuesday.
2018-09-18
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Congress played big role in freedom struggle: Mohan Bhagwat
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat on Monday not only acknowledged Congress's contribution in freedom struggle but also admitted that the grand old party contributed to the country post Independence in a big way.
2018-09-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Entire nation praying for your good health: Modi to Parrikar
Panaji, Sep 18 (IANS) Thanking ailing Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar for tweeting birthday wishes, Prime Minister Narendra Modi late on Monday tweeted back, saying "the entire nation is praying" for the Goa CM's good health.
2018-09-18
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
ICRA downgrades ratings for IL&FS' borrowing programmes
Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) Rating agency ICRA on Monday downgraded the ratings of Infrastructure Leasing & Financial Services Ltd (IL&FS) for short-term and long-term borrowing programmes.
2018-09-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Merger of BoB, Vijaya, Dena banks in 4-6 months: BoB MD
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) As the government on Monday proposed amalgamation of Bank of Baroda (BoB), Vijaya Bank and Dena Bank into the country's third-largest bank, BoB Managing Director P.S. Jayakumar said it may happen in four to six months.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Delhi airport gets top honour at ASQ Awards 2017
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) The national capital's Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) has bagged the title of Best Airport to handle over 40 million passengers per annum (MPPA) by the Airport Service Quality (ASQ) Awards 2017.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Fake notes of Rs 5-lakh face value seized in Kolkata
Kolkata, Sep 17 (IANS) Fake Indian currency notes (FICN) of Rs 5-lakh face value was seized and one person arrested by the city police from central Kolkata on Monday, police said.
2018-09-17
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Morocco woos Indian tourists
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) The North African nation of Morocco, bordering the Mediterranean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean, on Monday opened a full-fledged Moroccan National Tourism Office here in a bid to woo Indian tourists.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy,Diplomacy
Guard's body found in Assam, CM orders probe
Guwahati, Sep 17 (IANS) Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Monday ordered a high-level inquiry into the incident of recovery of a bullet-riddled body of an Assam Police jawan from the security barrack attached to the CM's official residence.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Assam,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Delhi to launch awareness drive on sexual harassment at workplace
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) The Delhi government on Monday said it will launch a massive campaign to bring awareness about the 2013 Prevention of Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace Act.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Interest on masala bonds to be tax-exempt
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) The government on Monday announced tax exemption on interest payable by Indian companies to non-residents, including foreign companies, on "masala bonds" issued till March 31, 2019.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Karnataka's 203 MLAs richest with Rs 111.4 lakh annual income
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Of the 224 Karnataka MLAs, 203 have the highest average annual income of Rs 111.4 lakh, followed by Maharashtra's 256 MLAs (Rs 43.4 lakh), according to an analysis of the affidavits of 3,145 legislators.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Bank mergers: No miracles will happen: AIBEA
Chennai, Sep 17 (IANS) Miracles do not happen by merger of banks but result in higher bad loans as it has happened in the case of State Bank of India (SBI), said a leader of the All India Bank Employees Association (AIBEA).
2018-09-17
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy
Canadian firms showcase smart city solutions in Bengaluru
Bengaluru, Sep 17 (IANS) Ten Canadian firms on Monday showcased smart city solutions here for Indian stakeholders.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy
Parachuting leaders won't get ticket: Rahul
Bhopal, Sep 17 (IANS) Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday said politicians joining the Congress from other parties will not be fielded in elections while those who have remained with the Congress will.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
Modi signs off his 68th birthday with prayers at Kashi Vishwanath temple (Roundup)
Varanasi, Sep 17 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday signed off his 68th birthday with a visit to the famous Shiva temple Kashi Vishwanath here where he prayed for about 30 minutes, amid very tight security.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Italian PM pledges respect for women
Rome, Sep 17 (IANS/AKI) Premier Giuseppe Conte on Monday vowed to ensure women receive respect in Italy after a security guard killed his poetess wife and then committed suicide because she wanted to end their marriage.
2018-09-17
Category: International, Italy,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
City gas retail licences: Adani, IOC, BPCL emerge big winners
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) State-run Indian Oil Corp (IOC), Bharat Petroleum Corp Ltd (BPCL) and private sector Adani Gas have emerged as the major winners of city gas distribution (CGD) licences, according to bid results of 84 cities released by the petroleum regulator PNGRB on Monday.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
Moroccan jihadist suspect expelled from Italy
Rome, Sep 17 (IANS/AKI) Italian authorities have deported a 32-year-old Moroccan accused of glorifying the deadly jihadist attacks in Barcelona last year and of calling for other such attacks, the Interior Ministry said on Monday.
2018-09-17
Category: International, Italy,Terrorism
Trade to play major role in fighting hunger: FAO
Rome, Sep 17 (IANS/AKI) Trade in agricultural products will make an increasingly key contribution to feeding the planet and responding to famines as climate change is set to significantly alter the ability of many world regions to produce food, according to a new report by the UN's Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).
2018-09-17
Category: International, Italy,Business/Economy
Salman inaugurates special children's centre in Jaipur on Tuesday
Jaipur, Sep 17 (IANS) Well-known Bollywood actor Salman Khan will officially inaugurate "Umang" -- a centre for special children -- in Jaipur on Tuesday, said an official on Monday.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Cinema/Showbiz,Human Interest/Society
Egypt coach says Salah at same level as Ronaldo, Modric
Cairo, Sep 17 (IANS) Egypt coach Javier Aguirre said on Monday that Egypt star Mohamed Salah is at the same level as Portugal forward Cristiano Ronaldo and Croatia midfielder Luka Modric, his fellow nominees for the FIFA's The Best 2018 men's player award.
2018-09-17
Category: International, Egypt,Sports,Football
Key to new Goa leadership is getting around Parrikar cult
Panaji, Sep 17 (IANS) There was a rare moment of levity on Monday amid tense ongoing negotiations for a leadership alternative to ailing Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, when a BJP leader, after meeting party's General Secretary (organisation) Ram Lal, said: "If choosing an alternative CM is so difficult, we should just appoint his Principal Secretary P. Krishnamurthy to the post. After all, he's virtually calling the shots in administration without uttering a word for months now."
2018-09-17
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Man wanted for rape held
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) A 35-year-old man accused of raping a woman whom he befriended on the social media has been arrested, police said on Monday.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
RSS attacked because of fear; diversity should be accepted: Bhagwat
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) In a first-of-its-kind outreach from which opposition leaders kept away, RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat on Monday said the organisation has emerged as a "power" in the country and many people target it out of fear but said diversity should be accepted and it should not become a reason for discord.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
La Liga opens first Egyptian football academy
Cairo, Sep 17 (IANS) La Liga on Monday presented its first football academy in Egypt, which aims to bring new talent to Spanish clubs and guide them on a similar path as Egypt and Liverpool star Mohamed Salah.
2018-09-17
Category: International, Egypt,Sports,Football
Asia Cup -- India-Pakistan will be a 50-50 contest: Ganguly
Kolkata, Sep 17 (IANS) Former India captain Sourav Ganguly on Monday predicted that the high-voltage Asia Cup clash between India and Pakistan would be an even contest.
2018-09-17
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
SC to examine veracity of evidence against five rights activists
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday said it will examine the veracity of material gathered by police against five rights activists arrested on charges of links with the outlawed Communist Party of India-Maoist.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Terrorism
SC nixes Swamy's plea on Tirumala trust
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday refused to entertain BJP leader Subramanian Swamy's plea to free the Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD) from the control of the Andhra Pradesh government but granted him liberty to approach the High Court.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Religion
Petrol nears Rs 90/litre in Mumbai, over Rs 82 in Delhi
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Domestic fuel prices continued to scale new heights on Monday, with the price of petrol nearing the psychological Rs 90 a litre-mark in Mumbai with the fuel selling at Rs 89.44 under the dynamic pricing regime.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Kohli, lifter Chanu recommended for Khel Ratna
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli and weightlifter Mirabai Chanu have reportedly been recommended for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna, country's highest sporting honour, it was learnt on Monday.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket,Other Sports
Fourth Dehradun International Film Festival starts on Sep 21
Mumbai, Sep 17 (IANS) The Dehradun International Film Festival (DIFF) is all set to start from September 21 with a view to provide a platform to connect the rich and great content with local audiences.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Probe against police officer for assaulting rickshaw-puller
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) The Delhi Police on Monday ordered a vigilance enquiry against a Sub-Inspector and some other police personnel for mercilessly beating a rickshaw-puller, video of which went viral in social media.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Government appoints 30 Secretaries, Joint Secretaries
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) on Monday appointed 30 officers to various Secretary and Joint Secretary-rank posts in different ministries and departments of the Central government.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Congress stakes claim in Goa, BJP-led alliance ponders on next CM (Roundup)
Panaji, Sep 17 (IANS) Political activity in Goa gathered steam on Monday in the absence of an ailing Manohar Parrikar, with the Congress staking claim to form a government in Goa even as leaders of the BJP-led alliance discussed leadership options to replace the Chief Minister who is currently being treated for pancreatic cancer at the AIIMS in Delhi.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Late-night use of gadgets leaves kids sleep-deprived: Study
New York, Sep 17 (IANS) Most parents believe that an excessive late night use of gadgets has significantly hampered the sleep patterns of their teenaged children, leading to poor academic performance, researchers warn.
2018-09-17
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
Cruz Azul stays in 1st place in Liga MX despite loss to Necaxa
Mexico City, Sep 17 (IANS) Necaxa defeated first-place Cruz Azul 2-0 over the weekend in Liga MX Apertura tournament action.
2018-09-17
Category: International, Mexico,Sports,Football
'World Ozone Day an opportunity to focus on ozone layer protection'
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Union Science and Technology Minister Harsh Vardhan on Monday said the World Ozone Day was an opportunity to focus global attention on protecting the ozone layer.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Environment/Wildlife
Modi turns teacher for school children at Varanasi (Third Lead)
Varanasi, Sep 17 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who turned 68 on Monday, donned the hat of a teacher during his visit to Varanasi, his parliamentary constituency, as he interacted with students at a primary school in Narur village here and gave them tips on life.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Fresh proof of Ukraine downing flight MH17: Russia
Moscow, Sep 17 (IANS) Russia on Monday claimed it had proof Ukraine was behind the 2014 downing of a passenger aircraft that claimed the lives of all 298 people on board.
2018-09-17
Category: International, Russian Federation,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diplomacy
Iran urges Europe to save nuclear deal after US exit
Vienna/Tehran, Sep 17 (IANS) Iran's nuclear chief on Monday called on European countries to take concrete steps to save the 2015 nuclear agreement following the US withdrawal from the deal.
2018-09-17
Category: International, United States,Politics,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Belgian police officer wounded in knife attack
Brussels, Sep 17 (IANS) A police officer was wounded on Monday after suffering a knife attack near Maximilien Park in central Brussels, officials said.
2018-09-17
Category: International, Belgium,Defence/Security,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Merger of Dena Bank, Vijaya Bank, Bank of Baroda announced
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) In a reform measure aimed at further consolidation, the government on Monday announced the merger of three state-run banks--Dena Bank, Vijaya Bank and the Bank of Baroda--that will make it the country's third largest bank with a combined business of Rs.14.82 lakh crore.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Pakistan launches initiative with UK for repatriation of 'looted wealth'
Islamabad, Sep 17 (IANS) Pakistani Law Minister Farogh Naseem and British Home Secretary Sajid Javid on Monday announced a joint justice and accountability initiative aimed at repatriating "the looted wealth of the country".
2018-09-17
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Diplomacy
Mistry appointed chairman of Civic and Social Outreach Congress
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) In a bid to reach out to the civil society groups and social organisations, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday set up Civic and Social Outreach Congress department and appointed Madhusudan Mistry as its chairman
2018-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Indian paddlers shine at Croatia Open
Varazdin (Croatia), Sep 17 (IANS) Indias young paddlers Payas Jain and Vishwa Deenadayalan paired up to clinch the bronze medal in the cadet boys team category in the Croatia Junior and Cadet Open table tennis tournament here.
2018-09-17
Category: International, Croatia,Sports,Other Sports
SC notice to Centre on plea to ban 85 pesticides
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday sought a response from Centre on a plea for a ban on 85 pesticides since these were banned in other countries but were allowed in India, posing a serious health hazards to farmers.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Environment/Wildlife,Health/Medicine
Second CBI charge-sheet soon against Mallya, to name officials
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) The CBI will name some bank officials in its second charge-sheet to be filed soon against fugitive businessman Vijay Mallya in a Rs 9,000-crore loan default case against him and his now-defunct Kingfisher Airlines, informed sources said.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Business/Economy
Amit Shah can't seek votes in Vasundhara's name: Congress
Jaipur, Sep 17 (IANS) BJP President Amit Shah was seeking votes in Rajasthan in the name of Prime Minister Narendra Modi as he has lost faith in Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje, Congress leader Ashok Gehlot said on Monday.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Sharif, daughter, son-in-law back in jail
Islamabad, Sep 17 (IANS) Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law Muhammad Safdar were back in Rawalpindi's Adiala Jail as a five-day parole granted to them to attend Kulsoom Nawaz's funeral ended on Monday.
2018-09-17
Category: International, Pakistan,Immigration/Law/Rights,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Delhi government to give Rs 10 lakh to kin of man dying in sewer
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Delhi Social Welfare Minister Rajendra Pal Gautam on Monday said his government will provide a financial help of Rs 10 lakh to the family of a man who died while cleaning a sewer pit in west Delhi on Friday.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
62 cars sold in auction of Pakistan PM House vehicles
Islamabad, Sep 17 (IANS) The Pakistan government on Monday sold for Rs 180 million as many as 62 vehicles in the first batch of bulletproof cars' auction as part of Prime Minister Imran Khan's austerity drive, the media reported.
2018-09-17
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Human Interest/Society
Mumbai Congress demands quota for north Indians
Mumbai, Sep 17 (IANS) In a significant development, the Mumbai Congress on Monday demanded reservations in education and jobs for north Indians belonging to different backward classes living here, an official said.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
Man held with 23 pistols
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) A 31-year-old man from Madhya Pradesh was arrested here when he came to deliver a consignment of 23 pistols, police said on Monday.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Appoint special counsel in Adani case, Congress tells Modi
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Targeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his "industrialist friend" Gautam Adani, the Congress on Monday asked the Centre to strongly contest the Adani group's plea in the Bombay High Court regarding an alleged Rs 29,000-crore scam of over-valuing coal imports.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Business/Economy
Three Rewari gang-rape accused in 5-day custody
Chandigarh, Sep 17 (IANS) Even though two of the three main accused in Rewari gang-rape case continued to evade arrest, a Haryana court on Monday sent three arrested men, including one main accused, to five-day police custody.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Punjab,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Odd-even: SC stays NGT order on not exempting women drivers
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday stayed the National Green Tribunal (NGT) order in which it had not given exemption to two-wheelers and vehicles driven by women in the national capital during the odd-even vehicle rotation scheme.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Environment/Wildlife,Human Interest/Society
JNU restricts rallies, demonstration inside campus
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) The Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) administration on Monday decided to restrict all rallies, processions and demonstrations on the campus.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
Will examine veracity of evidence against five rights activists: SC
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday said it will examine the veracity of material gathered by police against five rights activists arrested on charges of links with the outlawed Communist Party of India-Maoist.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Terrorism,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Shantanu Maheshwari, Vrushika to reunite for music video
Mumbai, Sep 17 (IANS) Actor-dancer-host Shantanu Maheshwari will reunite with his former "Dil Dostii Dance" (D3) co-star Vrushika Mehta for an upcoming music video.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Action against Hooda for meeting rape victim: Minister
Chandigarh, Sep 17 (IANS) Haryana Health Minister Anil Vij said on Monday that strict action will be taken against former Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda and Congress MLA Karan Dalal for meeting the gang-rape victim in Rewari without the consent of doctors.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Punjab,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
SC seeks report on killing of BJP workers
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday sought a report from the West Bengal government on the alleged killing of three BJP workers in the state.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
SC lifts ban on Saridon, two other drugs for now
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) The Supreme court on Monday lifted a ban on the manufacture and sale of Piramal's painkiller Saridon and two other drugs - Piriton and Dart - for now.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine
IL&FS' board to deal with debt crisis: FM Jaitley
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday said that the IL&FS' board and its stakeholders will deal with the debt crisis facing the company.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Markets, rupee falling due to global factors: Arun Jaitley
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) As the rupee weakened against the US dollar and markets closed deep in the red on Monday despite a series of measures announced by the government over the weekend, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said it was due to global phenomena occurring owing to squeeze on oil production and the US-China trade war.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Global cues, weak rupee subdue equity indices over 1% (Roundup)
Mumbai, Sep 17 (IANS) Amid negative global cues along with a depreciating rupee, the key equity indices closed over a per cent lower on Monday after two consecutive positive sessions.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
After ABVP win, DU told to secure EVMs
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Monday directed Delhi University's Chief Electoral Officer to secure the Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) used in DUSU elections till the next date of hearing and issued notices to the Centre, the university and others.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Centre proposes merger of Dena Bank, Vijaya Bank, Bank of Baroda
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) The government on Monday proposed the merger of three state-run banks - Dena Bank, Vijaya Bank and the Bank of Baroda - into an amalgamated entity and has directed their respective boards to consider the proposal, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley announced. This is the second such exercise in the last 18 months
2018-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
New Zealand to extend military deployments to Iraq, Afghan
Wellington, Sep 17 (IANS) The New Zealand government on Monday announced an extension of its military training deployments in Iraq and Afghanistan as well as a renewal of three peacekeeping missions in the Middle East and Africa.
2018-09-17
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics,Terrorism,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Maharashtra town stages 'silent protest' against minor's rape
Ahmednagar (Maharashtra), Sep 17 (IANS) Hundreds of people on Monday staged a silent protest outside the Collectorate's office here, demanding justice for a 10-year-old victim of rape.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
BJP members rough up auto driver for asking about fuel price
Chennai, Sep 17 (IANS) An autorickshaw driver here was allegedly assaulted by BJP members when he asked the party's state President about rising oil prices.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Sri Lanka to implement digital ID cards
Colombo, Sep 17 (IANS) The Sri Lankan government will soon implement digital identification cards for its citizens aimed at strengthening the island's digital economy, officials said on Monday.
2018-09-17
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Business/Economy
Painted ambience of temples for artist Sanjay Bhattacharya's upcoming show
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Renowned artist Sanjay Bhattacharya's larger-than-life canvasses may explore religious themes, but are far from being strictly representative images of shrines.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Lifestyle/Fashion,Art/Culture/Books
Exposure to violence in schools may affect kids' grades
Toronto, Sep 17 (IANS) Witnessing violence in high school may lead to emotional distress among children and affect their academic performance later, suggests a new research.
2018-09-17
Category: International, Canada,Education,Health/Medicine
Siddhant Karnick plays theatre artiste in 'Mere Sai'
Mumbai, Sep 17 (IANS) Actor Siddhant Karnick will be seen playing a theatre artiste in the TV show "Mere Sai".
2018-09-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
PKL: Puneri Paltan announces online ticket sales for home leg
Pune, Sep 17 (IANS) Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) franchise Puneri Paltan on Monday announced opening of online ticket sales for their home leg, starting from October 18 for the upcoming season.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Other Sports
3 Bangladeshis arrested in Assam
Guwahati, Sep 17 (IANS) Three Bangladeshi nationals have been arrested in Assam's Hailakandi district for violating the Indian Passport Act, 1967, police said on Monday.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Assam,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Crime/Disaster/Accident
New border management system to lessen foot patrol: BSF
Jammu, Sep 17 (IANS) The BSF on Monday said the installation of comprehensive integrated border management system (CIBMS) will give major relief to troopers as it will reduce dependence on foot patrolling along the international border.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Technology,Terrorism
Shrine stampede in Pakistan injures 36
Islamabad, Sep 17 (IANS) At least 36 people sustained severe injuries in a stampede at a shrine in Pakistan's Punjab province on Monday.
2018-09-17
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Religion,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Real Madrid's full squad gears up for Champions League home opener vs Roma
Madrid, Sep 17 (IANS) Real Madrid's full squad resumed team training on Monday as they geared up for their UEFA Champions League group stage home opener against Serie A club Roma later this week.
2018-09-17
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
People target RSS out of fear: Bhagwat
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat on Monday said the organisation has emerged as a "power" in the country and many people target it out of fear.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Bengal celebrates Vishwakarma Puja
Kolkata, Sep 17 (IANS) Kites of all shapes, sizes and hues dotted the blue skies while workers using machines and tools prayed for safe working conditions as Vishwakarma Puja was celebrated with traditional gaiety and fervour across West Bengal on Monday.
2018-09-17
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Religion,Art/Culture/Books
Zimbabwe cholera deaths reach 30
Harare, Sep 17 (IANS) Zimbabwe's ongoing cholera outbreak has killed 30 people and has spread to the country's second-largest city Bulawayo, according to figures given by Health Minister Obadiah Moyo.
2018-09-17
Category: International, Zimbabwe,Politics,Health/Medicine
No-deal Brexit will hit UK economy, warns IMF
London, Sep 17 (IANS) The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Monday warned that a "no-deal" Brexit on World Trade Organization terms will entail "substantial costs" for the UK economy.
2018-09-17
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics,Business/Economy,Diplomacy
One arrested for desecrating Periyar statue
Chennai, Sep 17 (IANS) One person was arrested here for desecrating the statute of rationalist leader E.V. Ramasamy also known as Periyar, whose 140th birth anniversary fell on Monday, police said.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
CBI writes to Cambridge Analytica, Facebook, GSR in data breach case
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) The CBI has written to UK-based Cambridge Analytica and Global Science Research (GSR) and US-based Facebook, seeking information in connection with its probe into allegedly illegally obtaining social networking site data of Indians, sources said on Monday.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Infosys invests $1.5-million more in US firm TidalScale
Bengaluru, Sep 17 (IANS) Software major Infosys on Monday said it invested an additional $1.5 million (Rs 10.9 crore) in the US-based TidalScale, doubling it to $3 million in the software services firm.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy
UK police rule out Novichok link after 2 people fall ill
London, Sep 17 (IANS) The UK police on Monday ruled out the possibility that two people who fell ill after eating at a restaurant in Salisbury had been exposed to nerve agent Novichok.
2018-09-17
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics,Defence/Security,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diplomacy
Varanasi celebrates MP Modi's birthday with cakes, pujas
Varanasi, Sep 17 (IANS) The parliamentary constituency of Prime Minister Narendra Modi is celebrating its MP's 68th birthday with a big bash. The entire city has been decked up on the occasion.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Rajnath hopes Pakistan changes under new government (Roundup)
Jammu/New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday hoped Pakistan's attitude towards India changes "for the better" while his ministerial colleague V.K. Singh said the new Pakistani Prime Minister has been propped up by the Army which still virtually rules the country.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Diplomacy
Macron, Austrian Chancellor seek tougher EU border security
Paris, Sep 17 (IANS) French President Emmanuel Macron and Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz on Monday promoted a policy to strengthen the external borders of the European Union ahead of an informal summit on immigration.
2018-09-17
Category: International, France,Politics,Diplomacy,Immigration/Law/Rights
Class 11 student killed in Panchkula brawl
Panchkula (Haryana), Sep 17 (IANS) A Class 11 student was fatally stabbed on Monday in a brawl between two groups of youths in Haryana's Panchkula city, adjoining Chandigarh, police said.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Education
Rajnath visits border, meets troopers
Jammu, Sep 17 (IANS) Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday visited forward positions on the international border (IB) in Jammu and Kashmir and interacted with the Border Security Force (BSF) personnel.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Punjab Police officers' mother found murdered
Chandigarh, Sep 17 (IANS) A 78-year-old woman, whose two sons are officers in the Punjab Police, was found murdered on Monday at her house in Dakoha locality in Jalandhar city, nearly 150 km from here, police said.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Tamil couple get four litre petrol as wedding gift!
Cuddalore (Tamil Nadu), Sep 17 (IANS) Newly wedded couple K. Prabhu and P. Divya got a surprise and unexpected gift on their wedding reception in this Tamil Nadu town on Sunday.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Human Interest/Society
After key shareholders, IL&FS approaches government for bailout: Reports
New Delhi/Mumbai, Sep 17 (IANS) Financially strained unlisted holding company IL&FS has sought the Central government's support to avert a looming default crisis.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
568-kg ladoo cut on Modi's 68th birthday
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Union Ministers Prakash Javadekar and Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Monday unveiled a huge ladoo weighing 568 kg at an event organised in New delhi to celebrate Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 68th birthday.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Passenger's laptop explodes causing injuries, panic in Spain
Madrid, Sep 17 (IANS) Several travellers were treated for injuries and anxiety attacks after a laptop being carried by a passenger exploded and caught fire aboard a Madrid metro train on Monday, filling a carriage with smoke, authorities said.
2018-09-17
Category: International, Spain,Defence/Security,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Now Ola mobikes in Agra
Agra, Sep 17 (IANS) Ola on Monday launched its mobike service in the Taj city to offer convenient mobility through the narrow streets of Agra.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Business/Economy
4 killed as typhoon Mangkhut slams south China
Beijing/Hong Kong, Sep 17 (IANS) Four people have died as typhoon Mangkhut, the world's strongest storm this year, ravaged the southern Chinese province of Guangdong after pummeling Hong Kong and killing dozens in the Philippines, authorities said on Monday.
2018-09-17
Category: International, China,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Styling tips every man should follow this season (Lead, correcting para 2)
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) After the relentless heat of the summer, its hard not to get excited about the fall. The winter styles are all about mixing different colours and; keeping everything sleek and minimal so its time to start preparing for your essential acquisitions which you need for this fall season.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
West Bengal BJP chief's car attacked
Kolkata, Sep 17 (IANS) West Bengal BJP President Dilip Ghosh's car was attacked on Monday in East Midnapore district where he had arrived in the morning to attend a meeting, police said.
2018-09-17
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Indian women to kick-off SAFF U-18 Championship in September
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Seven countries are set to kick-off the inaugural edition of the SAFF U-18 football Championship for Women which gets underway later this month in Bhutan.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
HC directs DU to secure EVMs
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Monday directed Delhi University's Chief Electoral Officer to secure the Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) used in DUSU elections and issued notices to the Centre, the university and others.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Education
CPI-M to boycott panchayat polls in J&K
Srinagar, Sep 17 (IANS) The CPI-M announced on Monday that it will not take part in the upcoming panchayat polls in Jammu and Kashmir.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
'Kumbh of Himalayas' begins in Ladakh
Leh, Sep 17 (IANS) Otherwise calm Hemis, on the outskirts of Leh, is witnessing the presence of thousands of people from across the Himalayas to celebrate the life of Buddhist philosopher and scholar Naropa in their tradition ways with singing and cultural events.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Religion,Art/Culture/Books
Petrol, diesel to be cheaper by Rs 2 in Karnataka
Bengaluru, Sep 17 (IANS) Petrol and diesel will be cheaper by Rs 2 per litre across Karnataka from Tuesday following a reduction in state cess, the Chief Minister's Office (CMO) said on Monday.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy,Politics
Fire breaks out at Jadubabu's Bazar
Kolkata, Sep 17 (IANS) A fire broke out on Monday in a busy retail market, Jadubabu's Bazar, in Kolkata on Monday, a Fire Brigade official said.
2018-09-17
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Madras High Court initiates contempt proceeding against BJP leader
Chennai, Sep 17 (IANS) The Madras High Court on Monday suo moto initiated contempt proceedings against BJP National Secretary H. Raja over his alleged derogatory remarks against the judiciary.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Start of PKL season 6 postponed to Oct 7
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) The start of the sixth season of the Vivo Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) has been postponed by a couple of days due to logistical reasons, the organisers Mashal Sports announced on Monday.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
I'm asthmatic: Priyanka Chopra
Mumbai, Sep 17 (IANS) Indian actress Priyanka Chopra says she's asthamatic and there is nothing to hide about it.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Living sans gadgets in 'Bigg Boss' would be tough, says Karanvir Bohra
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Before entering the "Bigg Boss 12" house, actor Karanvir Bohra, who is quite active on social media, shared how difficult it would be for him to live without his phone.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz
Court summons Lalu, Rabri in IRCTC case
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) A court on Monday issued summons to former Railway Minister Lalu Prasad, his wife Rabri Devi, son Tejashwi Yadav and others in a money laundering case related to the 2006 IRCTC hotels maintenance contract.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Eco-labels, sustainability can be key to new markets: UN
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Eco-labels and voluntary sustainability standards that uphold not just the quality but also the sustainability of products from developing countries can be the key to unlocking new markets, a United Nations report said on Monday.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
Muzaffarpur case: CBI rapped for not setting up new probe team
Patna, Sep 17 (IANS) The Patna High Court on Monday pulled up the CBI for not constituting a new investigation team to probe the Muzaffarpur shelter home rape case.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Bihar,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Appoint special counsel against Adani, Congress tells Modi
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) The Congress on Monday demanded the Narendra Modi government name a special counsel to contest the Adani Group's plea before the Bombay High Court.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Micron Technology to set up facility in Hyderabad
Hyderabad, Sep 17 (IANS) Micron Technology Inc, a global leader in semiconductors, will set up a facility in Hyderabad with an investment of over Rs 300 crore, it was announced here on Monday.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Business/Economy
How to naturally purify home, office air
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Earlier, houseplants were only considered as the province of an older generation, that too for the one who had time, knowledge and space to tend them. However, they are now also popular with a younger and cooler crowd.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
I did some of my best work after becoming a mother: Mandira Bedi
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Actress Mandira Bedi agrees that juggling between family and work is a struggle for a working mother but she suggests that one needs to find the right formula. She says that some of her best work happened after she became a mother.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Garmin launches multi-sport watch in India
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Smart wearables maker Garmin India on Monday launched a multi-sport watch "Fenix 5X Plus" for Rs 79,990 in India.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Tata Communications launches cyber security lab
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Tata Communications on Monday said it has set up a specialised cyber security lab at the Sastra Deemed University in Tamil Nadu.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology,Education
Amid search for Parrikar's successor, Congress stakes claim to form government
Panaji, Sep 17 (IANS) Even as the ruling BJP-led coalition alliance looks for a new leader to replace ailing Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, Congress MLAs on Monday staked claim to form a government in Goa.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
'Banning private sector's entry in ITIs not a solution'
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) The Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship on Monday said the government cannot ban the entry of private players into Industrial Training Institutes (ITIs) just because their performance was "bad".
2018-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Focusing on Manchester United career, not England snub: Smalling
Manchester, Sep 17 (IANS) Manchester United defender Chris Smalling is not worried about the England snub and is rather focusing on re-establishing himself at Manchester United.
2018-09-17
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Over 100 killed in Nigeria floods
Abuja, Sep 17 (IANS) Over 100 people have died and thousands have been displaced in floods in Nigeria, authorities said.
2018-09-17
Category: International, Nigeria,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Rahul takes samosa break
Bhopal, Sep 17 (IANS) Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday relished a samosa and sipped tea at a roadside eatery while campaigning in the old city area here for the upcoming Madhya Pradesh Assembly elections.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
Gurugram SPO killed in hit-and-run case
Gurugram, Sep 17 (IANS) A Special Police Officer (SPO) was killed and a Haryana Police Constable critically injured when a mini truck hit their motorcycle here, police said on Monday.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Deep bidding from Greater China at Christie's Asian Art Week
New York, Sep 17 (IANS) Greater China, which is used to refer to mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau, and Taiwan, emerged as the leading market for artworks at Christies Asian Art Week sales that realised $34,720,750 (Rs 2.5 billion) with bidders from 37 countries.
2018-09-17
Category: International, United States,National,Art/Culture/Books
Sensex plunge over 500 points on weak global cues
Mumbai, Sep 17 (IANS) The key Indian equity indices provisionally closed deep in the red on Monday, as the S&P BSE Sensex lost more than 500 points and the NSE Nifty50 slipped by around 140 points amidst negative global cues on concerns over the US-China trade war escalating.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Indian arrested in Nepal with banned currency notes
Kathmandu, Sep 17 (IANS) A 55-year-old Indian national has been arrested in Nepal's Kanchanpur district with banned Indian currency notes, the police said.
2018-09-17
Category: International, Nepal,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Asia Cup: India to take on minnows HK with eye on Pakistan tie (Preview)
Dubai, Sep 17 (IANS) Favourites India will look to sweep aside minnows Hong Kong in their Asia Cup opener on Tuesday and prepare for the much-anticipated clash against arch-rivals Pakistan the next day.
2018-09-17
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Odisha CM launches star rating system for industries
Bhubaneswar, Sep 17 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday launched a star rating system for industries, a first-of-its-kind transparency initiative to categorise industries from one to five stars compliant to pollution standards.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Orissa,National,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
Rajkummar Rao introduces 'Made In China' characters
Mumbai, Sep 17 (IANS) Actor Rajkummar Rao introduced his and actress Mouni Roy's characters in the forthcoming film "Made In China".
2018-09-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Provide treatment, security to acid attack victim, SC tells UP
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday directed the Uttar Pradesh government to provide free medical treatment and adequate security to a woman attacked with acid in Bulandshahr for refusing to accept 'triple talaq' and undergo 'nikah halala'.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Religion,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Rohingya return must be safe, sustainable: Indian envoy
Dhaka, Sep 17 (IANS) Rohingya refugees' return to Myanmar's Rakhine state should be safe, speedy and sustainable, Indian High Commissioner to Bangladesh Harsh Vardhan Shringla said on Monday.
2018-09-17
Category: International, Bangladesh,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Religion,Immigration/Law/Rights,Diplomacy
Approach HC for CBI probe into assault cases, SC tells Agnivesh
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday asked social activist Swami Agnivesh to approach the High Court for a probe by the CBI or the NIA into attacks on him in Jharkhand and Delhi.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Act against TB spreading from captive elephants, Rajasthan told
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Following an alert from PETA India, the Central government on Monday directed the Rajasthan government to take preventive measures against the spread of tuberculosis from captive elephants in the state.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Health/Medicine
Petrol, diesel to be cheaper by Rs 2 in Karnataka
Bengaluru, Sep 17 (IANS) Petrol and diesel will be cheaper by Rs 2 per litre across Karnataka from Tuesday following the reduction of cess by the state government, the Chief Minister's Office (CMO) said on Monday.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Amid search for Parrikar's successor, Congress stakes claim to form government
Panaji, Sep 17 (IANS) Even as the ruling BJP-led coalition alliance looks for a new leader to replace ailing Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, Congress MLAs on Monday staked claim to form a government in Goa.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Apple responds to movies disappearing from iTunes library
San Francisco, Sep 17 (IANS) Apple has responded to a tweet by a user who complained about the disappearance of purchased movies from the iTunes library.
2018-09-17
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Business/Economy
Troye Sivan slams Eminem's homophobic slur
Los Angeles, Sep 17 (IANS) Australian singer Troye Sivan says that rapper Eminems use of a homophobic slur in his latest album "Kamikaze" is inexcusable.
2018-09-17
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz
Raghavendra Rathore to showcase at pop up show in Dubai
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Indian designer Raghavendra Rathore will showcase his festive collection at a pop up show organised by leading Asian retailer Robinsons. It will start from September 28 and will go on till October 20 at Dubai Festival City Mall.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
PuREnergy set to launch affordable lithium batteries in India
Hyderabad, Sep 17 (IANS) Indian Institute of Technology-Hyderabad (IIT-Hyderabad)-incubated start-up PuREnergy on Monday said it would launch its affordable range of lithium batteries at the Renewable Energy Expo 2018 that begins at Greater Noida on Tuesday.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Technology,Business/Economy
Planning doesn't work in 'Bigg Boss' house, says Hiten Tejwani
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Actor Hiten Tejwani, who was a part of the 11th season of controversial TV reality show "Bigg Boss", does not believe in the allegations of the show being scripted.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Kinshuk growing hair to play Arjun
Mumbai, Sep 17 (IANS) Actor Kinshuk Vaidya is growing his hair to play Arjun in the upcoming show "KarnSangini", which is set against the backdrop of the Mahabharat.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
How to get a perfect brunch look
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) What better time than weekends to dress up and hang out with friends for brunch! Its that time of the week when you throw out your formal work wear and bring out the trendy, breezy, casual wear to make sure you are following the trend.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
User-oriented technological solutions needed for border security: V.K.Singh
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Minister of State for External Affairs V.K. Singh on Monday underlined the need for user-oriented technological solutions for securing the countrys borders.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Hope Pakistan changes attitude towards India: Rajnath
Jammu, Sep 17 (IANS) Launching two smart fencing pilot projects along the international border with Pakistan, Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday expressed the hope that there will be a change in the attitude of the new government in Islamabad towards India.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Haunting tribute to the plight of refugees
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) International bestselling author Khaled Hosseini's latest book "Sea Prayer" is barely 48 pages long but in its short span, the authors text and illustrations by Dan Williams capture the modern day tragedy of forced migration, thereby narrating the emotional trauma that its victims face as an unforeseeable future awaits them.
2018-09-17
Category: International, India,National,Religion,Immigration/Law/Rights,Art/Culture/Books,Human Interest/Society
'Iktarfa' a gift for people who love unconditionally: Palash Sen
Mumbai, Sep 17 (IANS) Band Euphoria's frontman Palash Sen, who is directing a new short film titled "Iktarfa" on the digital platform, says it is a gift to people who love "unconditionally".
2018-09-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Kolkata market blaze will take 72 hours to be doused
Kolkata, Sep 17 (IANS) A massive fire that broke out in Kolkata's Bagri Market will be completely doused only after 72 hours, a fire official said on Monday.
2018-09-17
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Business/Economy
Rohit Shetty to talk on understanding audience's pulse
Mumbai, Sep 17 (IANS) Filmmaker Rohit Shetty, who has made commercially successful films like "Singham" and "Chennai Express", will be talking about understanding the pulse of the audience to make mainstream cinema at the Jagran Cinema Summit here on Friday.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Mexican soccer awaits Maradona's coaching debut with Sinaloa
Culiacan (Mexico), Sep 17 (IANS) Argentine legend Diego Armando Maradona will make his debut this week as coach of the Sinaloa Dorados in Mexico's second-tier Ascenso football league at the start of a project to save the "Big Fish," as the team is known.
2018-09-17
Category: International, Mexico,Sports,Football
Egyptian archaeologists find sphinx in temple
Cairo, Sep 17 (IANS) Egyptian archaeologists announced that they have discovered the statue of a sphinx while draining water from the Temple of Kom Ombo in the city of Aswan, the Antiquities Ministry said on Monday.
2018-09-17
Category: International, Egypt,Art/Culture/Books,Human Interest/Society
Nadal maintains ATP rankings top spot
Madrid, Sep 17 (IANS) Spain's Rafael Nadal maintained the No. 1 spot in the men's Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) world singles rankings released on Monday with 8,760 points, ahead of Switzerland's Roger Federer.
2018-09-17
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Tennis
Pakistan denies opening Afghan trade route for India
Islamabad, Sep 17 (IANS) Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has dismissed reports that Islamabad has expressed readiness to talk on restoring the India-Afghanistan trade route through its territory.
2018-09-17
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Business/Economy,Diplomacy
Ayla Networks joins Tata Elxsi to deliver IoT solutions for CSPs
Bengaluru, Sep 17 (IANS) California-based Internet of Things (IoT) company Ayla Networks on Monday announced a strategic partnership with global technology and design services provider Tata Elxsi to help communications service providers (CSPs).
2018-09-17
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy,Technology
Sony India brings BRAVIA 'Master Series' to India
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Taking its popular BRAVIA OLED TV line-up to a new level, Sony India on Monday launched "A9F" under its "Master Series" with features like Netflix calibrated mode, hands-free voice search and TV centre speaker mode to work with home theatre systems.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Mindtree partners IIT Madras on faculty position in AI
Bengaluru, Sep 17 (IANS) Global technology services company Mindtree on Monday said it has entered into a partnership with the Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT Madras) to set up a dedicated faculty fellow position in data science and Artificial Intelligence (AI).
2018-09-17
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Technology,Business/Economy
SC to examine veracity of material against five accused
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday said it will examine the veracity of material against five activists arrested for their alleged links with the outlawed Communist Party of India (Maoist).
2018-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Americans don't trust Trump: Indian-American Congresswoman
Washington, Sep 17 (IANS) Americans are recognizing that they don't trust the US President who has maintained that he knew nothing about what was went on in his campaign, Indian-American Congressman Pramila Jayapal has said.
2018-09-17
Category: International, United States,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Diaspora
Imran Khan propped up by Pakistan Army: V.K. Singh
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Minister of State for External Affairs V.K. Singh on Monday said that Pakistan is still virtually being ruled by its Army as new Prime Minister Imran Khan has been propped up by it.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Defence/Security,Terrorism,Diplomacy
Styling tips every man should follow this season
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) After the relentless heat of the summer, its hard not to get excited about the fall. The winter styles are all about mixing different colours and; keeping everything sleek and minimal so its time to start preparing for your essential acquisitions which you need for this fall season.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Migration from Kerala declined 11% in 5 years: Study
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 17 (IANS) Factors like the declining population in the 19-25 age-group and stagnant wages in the Gulf countries could be responsible for migration from Kerala declining 11 per cent between 2013 and 2018, a new study says.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Kerala,National,Diaspora,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights
Rahul kicks off MP poll campaign
Bhopal, Sep 17 (IANS) Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday arrived here for a roadshow as part of his election campaign in Madhya Pradesh.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
Jharkhand Petrol and Diesel Association calls for strike on October 1
Ranchi, Sep 17 (IANS) The Jharkhand Petrol and Diesel Association has called a strike on October 1 against the rising fuel prices.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Bihar,National,Business/Economy
Canada in Davis Cup final
Toronto, Sep 17 (IANS) Milos Raonic defeated Scott Griekspoor of the Netherlands in three sets, securing for Canada a berth in the Davis Cup final.
2018-09-17
Category: International, Canada,Sports,Tennis
10 injured as bus hits Army camp's wall
Jammu, Sep 17 (IANS) Ten people were injured on Monday when a mini bus hit the boundary wall of an Army camp in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security
Getafe downs Sevilla 2-0
Sevilla (Spain), Sep 17 (IANS) Getafe defeated host Sevilla 2-0 on two goals by Angel Rodriguez before the break and a winning attitude all the way through the match.
2018-09-17
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Wear the Kashmir way of life, says new clothing line for Autumn Winter collection
Srinagar, Sep 17 (IANS) Unhindered beauty, simplicity and purity defines Kashmir and taking inspiration from the rich heritage, values, quality of patterns, fabrics and craftsmanship from the region, a premium fashion clothing brand launched its Kashmir collection marking the line as its entry into the Autumn Winter 2018.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,National,IANS Life
Modi heading to Varanasi on 68th birthday, wishes pour in
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Wishes poured in from across the political spectrum on Monday for Prime Minister Narendra Modi who will celebrate his 68th birthday in his parliamentary constituency of Varanasi.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Pakistan must decide how to live peacefully with neighbours: Rajnath
Jammu, Sep 17 (IANS) Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said on Monday that he hopes the new government in Pakistan will bring about positive changes in its approach to seek peace with neighbours.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Priyanka Chopra kisses 'baby' Nick Jonas on birthday
Mumbai, Sep 17 (IANS) Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra shared an adorable photograph kissing her fiance Nick Jonas, whom she fondly calls "baby", on his 26th birthday.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
When Rasika 'betrayed' Nawazuddin Siddiqui
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Actress Rasika Dugal says that her "Manto" co-star Nawazuddin Siddiqui felt betrayed as she got paid for working in the forthcoming film.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Happy to go slow and steady: Sanya Malhotra
Mumbai, Sep 17 (IANS) Actress Sanya Malhotra, who is gearing up for the release of her films, says she would rather go slow with quality projects than sign films to maintain visibility.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Brutal attack on railway gateman in Delhi
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) A railway gateman was brutally attacked here over his refusal to open a level crossing gate as a train was approaching, officials said on Monday.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Now, Shivpal Yadav unveils his outfit's flag
Lucknow, Sep 17 (IANS) Over a fortnight after floating the Samajwadi Secular Manch (SSM), former Uttar Pradesh Minister Shivpal Singh Yadav on Monday unveiled his outfit's flag.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
HP India unveils affordable mini desktop to empower students
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) HP India on Monday introduced an affordable mini desktop to help students learn and collaborate in schools and educational institutions across the country.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology,Business/Economy,Education
Eliza Dushku married Peter Palandjian in August
Los Angeles, Sep 17 (IANS) "True Lies" actress Eliza Dushku revealed that she tied the knot with Peter Palandjian in August.
2018-09-17
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Kylie Minogue to perform at Glastonbury 2019
Somerset, Sep 17 (IANS) Singer Kylie Minogue, who was not able to perform at the Glastonbury Festival 14 years ago due to her battle with breast cancer, will perform in the Legends slot at next year's event in Somerset.
2018-09-17
Category: International, Australia,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Ronit Roy honoured to be part of 'Thugs Of Hindostan'
Mumbai, Sep 17 (IANS) Actor Ronit Roy will be seen featuring in the upcoming film "Thugs Of Hindostan". He says he is honoured to be a small part of the film.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Widespread rain to lash Bengaluru till Thursday
Bengaluru, Sep 17 (IANS) Light to moderate widespread rain will lash the southern city of Bengaluru till Thursday, an official from Karnataka's weather monitoring centre said on Monday.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Environment/Wildlife
How common household cleaners could make kids overweight
Toronto, Sep 17 (IANS) Early life exposure to certain disinfectants used at home could be making children overweight by altering the composition of their gut bacteria, suggests new research.
2018-09-17
Category: International, Canada,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
Refurbished KAPS-2 nuclear plant in Gujarat attains 'criticality'
Mumbai, Sep 17 (IANS) Two years after the shut down of the Kakrapur Atomic Power Station (KAPS-1&2) due to a leak at Surat in south Gujarat, it's Unit 2 attained 'criticality' early on Monday after undergoing a renovation and modernization programme, a top official said here.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Science/Tech,Technology,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
Ten development efforts that will take India's literacy to new heights (Educational Notes)
The 52nd International Literacy Day just gone by is the right opportunity to look at literacy beyond the ability to read and write but help us become more active citizens who are aware and more conscious of our rights and duties et al.
2018-09-17
Category: India, New Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,National,Education,IANS Life
Sensex tanks 400 points on weak global cues; Nifty down 100 points
Mumbai, Sep 17 (IANS) Weak global markets amid the US-China trade concerns plunged the key Indian equity indices on Monday afternoon, with the S&P BSE Sensex losing around 400 points so far.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Dalmia Cement aims to be carbon negative by 2040: Group CEO
San Francisco, Sep 17 (IANS) Reducing transition risks and creating transition opportunities are the top priorities; emissions and energy intensities directly impact the operating costs and India's Dalmia Cement aims to be carbon negative by 2040, says its Group CEO, Mahendra Singhi.
2018-09-17
Category: International, Costa Rica,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
I always wanted to be a Mani Ratnam heroine: Aditi Rao Hydari
Mumbai, Sep 17 (IANS) Aditi Rao Hydari, who has collaborated with filmmaker Mani Ratnam for the second time, says she always wanted to be a Mani Ratnam heroine.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,National,IANS Life
Heartening to see audiences loving our short film: Divya
Mumbai, Sep 17 (IANS) Guneet Mongas short film, "Plus Minus", crossed over 10 million views in three days and its actress Divya Dutta is happy to see audiences loving it with a big heart.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Cyclist Yates wins 2018 Vuelta, Viviani earns final stage
Madrid, Sep 17 (IANS) United Kingdom cyclist Simon Yates (Mitchelton-Scott) has been crowned champion of the 2018 Vuelta a España, while Italy's Elia Viviani (Quick Step) won the 21st and final stage, claiming his third victory in this year's edition of the race.
2018-09-17
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Other Sports
Typhoon Mangkhut toll in Philippines increases to 65
Manila, Sep 17 (IANS) The death toll from super typhoon Mangkhut has increased to 65 in the Philippines while 64 people were injured and 43 remain missing, police said on Monday.
2018-09-17
Category: International, Philippines,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Soldier kills 2 colleagues, himself in Himachal Pradesh
Dharamshala (Himachal Pradesh), Sep 17 (IANS) A soldier allegedly shot dead two of his colleagues before killing himself in the cantonment area of Dharamshala early on Monday, police said.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
BJP team meets former party lawmakers in Goa
Panaji, Sep 17 (IANS) A BJP central team on Monday met former Goa party lawmakers here after little headway was made over an alternative leadership in the absence of ailing Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Militants kill soldier in J&K
Srinagar, Sep 17 (IANS) Militants killed a soldier in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam district on Monday, police said.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
'Thugs of Hindostan' to release worldwide on November 8
Mumbai, Sep 17 (IANS) Superstar Amitabh Bachchan and Aamir Khan-starrer "Thugs Of Hindostan" is all set to hit the screens on November 8.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Salman proud to introduce Nutan's granddaughter on big screen
Mumbai, Sep 17 (IANS) Superstar Salman Khan says that he is proud to introduce late actress Nutan's granddaughter and actor Mohnish Bahl's daughter Pranutan in Bollywood.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Richard Gere, wife to welcome their first child together
Los Angeles, Sep 17 (IANS) Actor Richard Gere and his wife Alejandra are expecting their first child together and received a special blessing on their upcoming arrival from Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama.
2018-09-17
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Separatist shutdown affects life in Kashmir Valley
Srinagar, Sep 17 (IANS) A protest shutdown called by the separatists affected life adversely across the Kashmir Valley on Monday.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Kashmir,Defence/Security
OnePlus developing its own Smart TV
Shenzhen (China), Sep 17 (IANS) Chinese smartphone maker OnePlus announced on Monday that the company is developing a Smart TV called "OnePlus TV" under its Founder and CEO Pete Lau.
2018-09-17
Category: International, China,Technology,Business/Economy
Bollywood celebs wish 'visionary' Modi on 68th b'day
Mumbai, Sep 17 (IANS) Veteran actors like Amitabh Bachchan, Anupam Kher and Rishi Kapoor wished Prime Minister Narendra Modi a long and healthy life on his 68th birthday on Monday.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Politics
Working towards releasing 'Manto' in Pakistan: Nandita Das
Mumbai, Sep 17 (IANS) Actress-filmmaker Nandita Das says she is working towards releasing "Manto" in Pakistan soon.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Film on Indian rural women awarded at Toronto festival
Toronto, Sep 17 (IANS) London-based documentary maker Sandhya Suri's directorial "The Field" has won the ICW best international short film award at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF).
2018-09-17
Category: International, Canada,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Hollywood
Samsung India set to launch 2 'Galaxy J' phones this week
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) In an attempt to take on Chinese smartphone brands in India, Samsung is set to launch two new smartphones -- Galaxy J6+ and Galaxy J4+ -- in India this week.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology,Business/Economy
Modi heading to Varanasi on 68th birthday
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi will embark on a two-day visit to Varanasi, his Lok Sabha constituency, on Monday to celebrate his 68th birthday.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Twitter blocking legitimate accounts, alleges Iran
Tehran, Sep 17 (IANS) Iran appers to be unhappy with the way Twitter is cracking down on fake accounts as the country's Foreign Minister has alleged that the microblogging site is shutting down accounts of "real" Iranians while letting anti-government bots to thrive.
2018-09-17
Category: International, Turkey,Technology,Business/Economy
Rajnath arrives in Jammu, to inaugurate 'smart' border fence
Jammu, Sep 17 (IANS) Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh arrived here on Monday to inaugurate two "smart" border fencing pilot projects under the Comprehensive Integrated Border Management System (CIBMS) programme.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
15 policemen killed in Afghan clashes
Kabul, Sep 17 (IANS) Fifteen policemen have been killed in fierce clashes in two Afghan provinces, the authorities said on Monday.
2018-09-17
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Former Odisha Minister Dolagobinda Pradhan passes away
Bhubaneswar, Sep 17 (IANS) Noted freedom fighter and former Odisha Minister Dolagobinda Pradhan passed away at his residence in Bhubaneswar on Monday. He was 93.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
Fire destroys 2 cinema theatres in Vizag
Visakhapatnam. Sep 17 (IANS) Two cinema theatres were gutted in a huge fire here on Monday, police said. There were no casualties.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Telangana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
With no rains, temperature rises in UP
Lucknow, Sep 17 (IANS) The temperature in most parts of Uttar Pradesh increased on Monday as the rains have retreated in the state "by and large", the weatherman said.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
New iPhones evoke a Ferrari dream among Indian smartphone users (Tech Trend)
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) As Apple refreshed its luxury iPhone line-up last week, Manu Jain who is Vice President, Xiaomi Global and Managing Director, Xiaomi India, tweeted: "Choose wisely -- MI (Xiaomi) or EMI".
2018-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Lifestyle/Fashion,Technology,Business/Economy
Rajnath in J&K to inaugurate 'smart' border fence, to visit IB
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh arrived in Jammu and Kashmir on Monday to inaugurate two pilot projects of "smart" border fencing built under the Comprehensive Integrated Border Management System (CIBMS) programme.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Kerala actor Captain Raju dead
Kochi, Sep 17 (IANS) Veteran Kerala actor, Captain Raju, died on Monday at his residence here, said family sources. He was 68.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Kerala,National,Cinema/Showbiz
Hailstorm alert for some parts of Uttarakhand
Dehradun, Sep 17 (IANS) The Met Department has issued an alert for a hailstorm in Uttarakhand in the next 24-hours, an official said on Monday.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
Trump's SC pick's sexual assault accuser comes forward
Washington, Sep 17 (IANS) A woman accusing Judge Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct more than 30 years ago has come forward publicly, detailing her allegations about President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee.
2018-09-17
Category: International, United States,Politics
Global cues equity indices lower; banking stocks down
Mumbai, Sep 17 (IANS) Fears over escalation in global trade protectionist measures and broadly negative Asian markets dragged the key Indian equity indices lower during the morning trade session on Monday.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Sunny Monday morning in Delhi
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) It was a sunny Monday morning here in the national capital with the minimum temperature recorded at 25.9 degrees Celsius, one notch above the season's average.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Rajnath leaves for J&K to inaugurate 'smart' border fence
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday left for Jammu and Kashmir to inaugurate two pilot projects of "smart" border fencing built under the Comprehensive Integrated Border Management System (CIBMS) programme.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Australia orders probe into needles hidden in strawberries
Canberra, Sep 17 (IANS) Australian authorities on Mondayordered an investigation into the discovery of sewing needles hidden in strawberries, amid growing alarm over scares across the country.
2018-09-17
Category: International, Australia,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Mexico confident of Nafta deal by year end
Mexico City, Sep 17 (IANS) The Mexican government is confident that a new North American Free Trade Agreement (Nafta) with Canada and the US will take place by December.
2018-09-17
Category: International, Mexico,Politics,Diplomacy,Business/Economy
Aspirin doesn't reduce heart attack risk: Australian study
Canberra, Sep 17 (IANS) Australia's largest clinical trial has concluded that taking a daily dose of aspirin does not reduce the chance of death, disability or cardiovascular disease, the results of a five-year study revealed on Monday.
2018-09-17
Category: International, Australia,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech
Myanmar calls for efforts to reduce ozone layer depletion
Naypyidaw, Sep 17 (IANS) A Myanmar top official has called for all-inclusive efforts to lessen substances that cause ozone layer depletion, authorities said on Monday.
2018-09-17
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Environment/Wildlife
To win top TIFF award is surreal: Radhika Madan
Toronto, Sep 17 (IANS) Actress Radhika Madan, whose debut film "Mard Ko Dard Nahi Hota", won a top award at the 43rd Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) that concluded here on Sunday, said it was a surreal moment and couldn't have asked for more.
2018-09-17
Category: International, Canada,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Anti-government protests continue in Nicaragua
Managua, Sep 17 (IANS) Anti-government protests continued in Nicaragua despite the ongoing threats and attacks against the demonstrators.
2018-09-17
Category: International, Nicaragua,Politics
Typhoon Mangkhut hits mainland China, lashes Hong Kong
Beijing/Hong Kong, Sep 17 (IANS) Typhoon Mangkhut, the world's strongest storm this year, continued its path of destruction across Southeast Asia, reaching mainland China after pummeling Hong Kong and killing dozens in the Philippines, authorities said on Monday.
2018-09-17
Category: International, China,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
'Mard Ko Dard Nahi Hota' wins top award at TIFF
Toronto, Sep 17 (IANS) Director Vasan Bala's action thriller "Mard Ko Dard Nahi Hota" won the top award at the 43rd Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) which concluded here on Sunday.
2018-09-17
Category: International, Canada,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Ruby Rose flaunts martial arts skills
Los Angeles, Sep 17 (IANS) Actress Ruby Rose, who is getting ready to play lesbian Batwoman in a new series, showed off her martial arts skills on Instagram.
2018-09-17
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Pakistan to present mini-budget on Tuesday: Imran Khan
Islamabad, Sep 17 (IANS) Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan said on Sunday that Finance Minister Asad Umer will present the Mini-Budget on Tuesday.
2018-09-17
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Business/Economy
Saudi Arabia intercepts Houthi missile
Riyadh, Sep 17 (IANS) Saudi Arabia on Sunday intercepted a missile fired from Yemen toward the border city of Jazan, Saudi Press Agency reported.
2018-09-17
Category: International, Saudi Arabia,Politics,Defence/Security,Terrorism,Diplomacy
Boyzone would like to team up with Spice Girls
Los Angeles, Sep 17 (IANS) All-men band Boyzone have said they would like to join forces with the Spice Girls to form a super group in the same way as Busted and McFly did when they created McBusted.
2018-09-17
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz
33 Philippine miners dead in typhoon-triggered landslides
Manila, Sep 17 (IANS) At least 33 miners were confirmed dead and 29 others missing in the mining town of Itogon in the northern Philippine Benguet province due to typhoon-triggered landslides, authorities said on Sunday.
2018-09-17
Category: International, Philippines,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Fragrance, beauty trends to watch out for
Mumbai, Sep 17 (IANS) As the next year is inching closer, strengthen your brow game, opt for natural make-up and glossy nude and pastel nails as these beauty looks will take over in 2019, say experts.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Prisoners break jail in Myanmar's southeastern state
Yangon, Sep 17 (IANS) Some 40 prisoners broke a jail in Hpa-an township, Myanmar's Kayin state, and escaped on Sunday, an official from Kayin State Prison Department told Xinhua.
2018-09-17
Category: International, Myanmar,Crime/Disaster/Accident
15 killed as Florence pounds US East Coast
Washington, Sep 17 (IANS) At least 15 people have been killed in North Carolina and South Carolina in the United States as a result of Hurricane Florence which is downgraded to a tropical storm.
2018-09-17
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Festive, wedding jewellery styles you must have
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Thanks to the festive as well as wedding seasons, it's all about the latest fashion trends that is being mostly researched on internet. But how much have you thought about the jewellery which plays an intrinsic role in enhancing your beauty?
2018-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Super Typhoon Mangkhut lands on south China coast
Beijing, Sep 17 (IANS) Super Typhoon Mangkhut landed at 5 p.m. on Sunday on the coast of Jiangmen City, south China's Guangdong Province, packing winds up to 162 km per hour, according to the provincial meteorological station.
2018-09-17
Category: International, China,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Afghanistan bans imports of 4 types of Iranian products
Tehran, Sep 17 (IANS) Afghanistan Customs Department has banned the imports of four types of Iranian products, Eghtesadonline reported on Sunday.
2018-09-17
Category: International, Turkey,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Diplomacy,Business/Economy
ISRO to launch three more satellites for bandwidth connectivity
Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh), Sep 16 (IANS) The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) will launch three more satellites to provide high-speed bandwidth connectivity to rural areas as part of the government's Digital India programme, an official said on Sunday.
2018-09-17
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Technology,Business/Economy
AirAsia India offers lowest fares from Monday
Bengaluru, Sep 16 (IANS) AirAsia India is offering lowest air fares on all its routes to 21 destinations across the country from Monday for over a year, the budget carrier on Sunday.
2018-09-16
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy
'Parrikar clearing files from AIIMS, no vacancy for Goa CM yet'
Panaji, Sep 16 (IANS) The ruling MLAs in Goa on Sunday continued to root for Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, insisting that the Chief Minister's post is not up for grabs, and claimed the ailing leader was clearing official files from AIIMS in Delhi.
2018-09-16
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics,Health/Medicine
Asia Cup: Pakistan register easy victory over Hong KOng
Dubai, Sep 16 (IANS) Pakistan kicked off their Asia Cup 2018 campaign on a winning note by beating Hong Kong by eight wickets at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium here on Sunday.
2018-09-16
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
People won't forgive if we accept Nitish back: Tejashwi
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejashwi Yadav on Sunday said that the people will not forgive his party if it accepted Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar back into the Grand Alliance.
2018-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
BIMSTEC nations' military exercise culminates
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The military exercise "MILEX-2018" involving BIMSTEC countries concluded at Aundh military station in Pune on Sunday, creating better understanding and evolving an institutionalised mechanism for regional cooperation in counter-terror operations.
2018-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Ronaldo scores Serie A goal, Juventus' winning streak continues
Turin (Italy), Sep 16 (IANS) Portugal superstar Cristiano Ronaldo scored his first Serie A goal on Sunday, then went on to make it a brace as he led Juventus to a 2-1 win against Sassuolo, extending the Italian league leader's winning streak.
2018-09-16
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Cricket
Javadekar inaugurates 3,400 test practice centres for students
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Union Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Prakash Javadekar on Sunday inaugurated a network of more than 3,406 test practice centres (TPCs) for students to familiarise themselves with changed pattern of competitive exams to be conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA).
2018-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Education
BJP team meets Goa MLAs over leadership, no consensus yet
Panaji, Sep 16 (IANS) The BJP central leadership's attempts to form a consensus between party MLAs and alliance partners in Goa over alternate leadership due to Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar's illness remained inconclusive on Sunday.
2018-09-16
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics,Health/Medicine

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