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Dal prices in Delhi to be kept under Rs 85 per kg
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) The Delhi government has been asked to check its price monitoring centres for pulses due to a mismatch between the prices reported by them and the Central government, it was announced on Wednesday.
2019-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Archbishop Jala laid to rest in Shillong
Shillong, Oct 23 (IANS) Hundreds of people from across Meghalaya bade a tearful adieu to Archbishop Dominic Jala here on Wednesday, recalling his dedication and service to the church and the society as a whole.
2019-10-23
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Religion
SC verdict defining telecom operators' AGR soon
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court is expected to soon pronounce its judgment on a case relating to the definition of adjusted gross revenue (AGR) of telecom operators.
2019-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights
Centre's rabi MSP hike modest, says experts
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) While the Centre on Wednesday raised the minimum support price (MSP) for the rabi season crops like wheat, experts have slammed what they called a "modest" hike and went on to say that the "terms of trade are moving against agriculture".
2019-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Goa CM takes on MoEF over Kalasa-Banduri project
Panaji, Oct 23 (IANS) In a late development Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant took on the Union Ministry for Environment and Forests over the granting of environment clearance to the Karnataka's controversial Kalasa-Banduri project across the Mhadei river, saying his government was in the dark about the issue and would challenge the EC in the National Green Tribunal.
2019-10-23
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Delhi colonies legalisation: AAP, BJP rush to claim credit
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) As the Union Cabinet gave its to regularisation of unauthorised colonies in the national capital, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) rushed in to take credit for it.
2019-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Congress shows faith in tested name for Delhi chief
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) With Assembly elections just a few months away, Congress on Wednesday showed faith in senior leader Subhash Chopra, whose name was approved by interim party President Sonia Gandhi as the new chief of the Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee (DPCC).
2019-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Expert committee's report to decide Amaravati's fate
Amaravati, Oct 23 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh will decide, after receipt of the expert committee's report, whether to go ahead with the development of Amaravati as the state capital or look for another location, Municipal Administration Minister Botsa Satyanarayana said on Wednesday.
2019-10-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Centre approves changes in Cantonment Act
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) From changing building bye-laws to increasing floor area ratio (FAR) near and in cantonment areas, the Centre has agreed to make changes in the existing rules and regulations on Indian Army lands for "modernisation and democratisation", sources said on Wednesday. The Army, however, has expressed displeasure over the government approving the changes, sources said.
2019-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Politics
BSNL-MTNL merger a ploy to sell it cheap: Rahul
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Former Congress chief Rahul Gandhi here on Wednesday took a swipe over proposed merger of loss-making BSNL and MTNL saying it was a government ploy to first merge and then sell it cheaply to the crony capitalist.
2019-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Mirchi probe: ED summons ex-promoter of Bhushan Steel
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate's (ED) probe into property deals related to Iqbal Mirchi, fugitive don Dawood Ibrahim Kaskar's close aide, has started revealing corporate connections with the agency summoning former promoter of Bhushan Steel over Rs 19 crore transaction.
2019-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Business/Economy
Hero MotoCorp's Q2 standalone net profit at Rs 875 cr
Mumbai, Oct 23 (IANS) Two-wheeler major Hero MotoCorp on Wednesday reported a net profit of Rs 874.80 crore on a standalone basis for the quarter ended September 30, 2019.
2019-10-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Shivakumar released from Tihar jail after HC grants bail
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Former Karnataka Minister and senior Congress leader D.K. Shivakumar was released from Tihar jail on Wednesday night after the Delhi High Court granted him bail in a money laundering case.
2019-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
BSNL tender for 50K 4G sites likely in Nov
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) State-run Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL), which received a fresh lease of life on Wednesday as the Cabinet approved its revival plan, will float a tender in November for 4G expansion at up to 50,000 sites.
2019-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Technology
Delhi Cong leaders issued notice for anti-Chacko remarks
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) The Congress has issued a show cause notice to five leaders of its Delhi unit for issuing a public statement demanding the removal of the party's Delhi in-charge P.C. Chacko.
2019-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Amit Shah joins Instagram
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Union Home Minister and BJP President Amit Shah has joined Instagram, a photo and video-sharing social networking service owned by Facebook.
2019-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Venkaiah Naidu to represent India at NAM summit
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Vice President M. Venkaiah Nadu will represent India at the 18th Non-Aligned Movement Summit in Baku (Azerbaijan) on October 25-26.
2019-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy
Tejpal trial: Victim's cross-examination adjourned
Panaji, Oct 23 (IANS) Additional district and sessions judge Kshama Joshi on Wednesday adjourned the cross-examination of the victim in the rape case involving former Tehelka editor-in-chief Tarun Tejpal to November 11.
2019-10-23
Category: India, Goa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Bhumi: 'Bala' tries busting India's fetish for fair skin
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Bhumi Pednekar's dusky appearance in the upcoming film "Bala" met with a lot of online criticism when the film's trailer was launched. The actress says the film does not intend to make fun of dark skin. Rather, it tries to break the bias or obsession that people have with fair skin in India.
2019-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
After Cabinet OK on illegal colonies, Gambhir taunts AAP
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Soon after the Union Cabinet's decision to give ownership rights to a slew of unauthorised colonies in Delhi, politics took over on the issue on Wednesday.
2019-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
CBI books ex-Uttarakhand CM Harish Rawat
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) In more troubles for Congress, the Central Bureau of Investigation on Wednesday registered a case against former Uttarkhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat for allegedly buying support of rebel MLAs in 2016.
2019-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
'Great honour' to be BCCI President: Ganguly
Mumbai, Oct 23 (IANS) Former India skipper Sourav Ganguly on Wednesday became the first cricketer in 65 years to take charge as full-time BCCI President after Maharaja of Vizianagaram in 1954. Ganguly termed it as a matter of 'great honour'.
2019-10-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
'Bigg Boss 13': Devoleena slaps Shehnaaz, enrages fans
Mumbai, Oct 23 (IANS) In a leaked clip of the controversial reality show "Bigg Boss 13" Devoleena Bhattacharjee reportedly slaps Shehnaaz Gill during a task. This has got social media users enraged, with many demanding the makers of the show to "throw Devo out".
2019-10-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Mohun Bagan confers life membership to Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee
Kolkata, Oct 23 (IANS) City soccer giants Mohun Bagan on Wednesday conferred their Life Membership to Nobel Prize winner Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee after club officials met him at his residence.
2019-10-23
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
Goal against Real Madrid was most important: Martin Braithwaite
Kolkata, Oct 23 (IANS) Striker Martin Braithwaite feels the onus is on him now to deliver the goods after Spanish LaLiga side Leganes reportedly made him the most expensive signing in the club's history in this summer's transfer window.
2019-10-23
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
Sara Ali Khan's bikini pics during Lankan vacay are an Insta rage
Mumbai, Oct 23 (IANS) Actress Sara Ali Khan's bikini photos while on a Sri Lankan vacation are scorching social media.
2019-10-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Cong asks Raj govt to amend contentious rule on Mayor election
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) The Congress has asked the Rajasthan government to amend the contentious rule which allows virtually anyone to fight mayoral elections. The issue was the latest flashpoint between Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot and deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot, who had questioned his own government's decision on election to the posts of urban local bodies.
2019-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Cabinet allows all companies to enter fuel retail business
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs on Wednesday liberalised the fuel retail policy by allowing all companies to enter the fuel retail segment.
2019-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
AAP, BJP up the ante to woo Purvanchali voters
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) The ruling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) are trying to woo the Purvanchalis in the national capital as they gear up for the Assembly polls.
2019-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Cabinet grants ownership rights to 40 lakh people in Delhi's unauthorised colonies
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) The Union Cabinet on Wednesday decided to give ownership rights to 40 lakh people living in unauthorised colonies across the national capital.
2019-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
JLF releases first list of authors for 2020 extravaganza
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Described as the "greatest literary show on Earth", the 2020 edition of the Jaipur Literature Festival (JLF) will take place from January 23-27 at the historic Diggi Palace Hotel in Jaipur, Rajasthan.
2019-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
B'desh PM has consented to come, no problem with tour: Ganguly
Mumbai, Oct 23 (IANS) Newly-elected BCCI President Sourav Ganguly on Wednesday reiterated that Bangladesh will tour India next month as per schedule as their Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has "given her consent" to attend the second Test match to be held in Kolkata.
2019-10-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Diplomacy,Cricket
Cabinet nod to BSNL-MTNL merger, VRS, 4G spectrum allocation
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the much-awaited 4G spectrum allocation to ailing telecom PSUS -- BSNL and MTNL -- and gave in-principle approval to their merger while allowing them to raise sovereign bonds of Rs 15,000 crore for their revival.
2019-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Kerala to produce fruit-based wine,low alcohol liquor
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 23 (IANS) The Kerala government on Wednesday accepted a report submitted by the Kerala Agricultural University to make wine and low alcohol content liquor from fruits.
2019-10-23
Category: India, Kerala,National,Business/Economy
IAF Chief R K S Bhadauria to visit Oman
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) The Chief of Air Staff (CAS) Air Chief Marshal R.K.S. Bhadauria will visit Oman to witness the ongoing joint air exercise between India and Oman, defence ministry officials said here on Wednesday.
2019-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Morgan, Zaheer join Sony Network in countdown to T10 League
Mumbai, Oct 23 (IANS) Sony Pictures Sports Network (SPSN) have launched its campaign for the Abu Dhabi T10 League 2019, "Dus Over Dhuaandaar, Cricket Kaa Naya Avataar" that will take place from November 15-24.
2019-10-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Chidambaram moves HC seeking bail in INX Media money laundering case
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Former Finance minister P. Chidambaram on Wednesday moved the Delhi High Court seeking bail in the INX Media money laundering case being probed by the Enforcement Directorate.
2019-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Snow leopard counting to begin, plan to double numbers
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said on Wednesday that a protocol has been decided among the member countries to be the roadmap for enumeration of snow leopards.
2019-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Tripura police to arrest ex-chief secy from Delhi in PWD scam
Agartala, Oct 23 (IANS) The Tripura police on Wednesday said it was taking steps to arrest former state chief secretary Y.P. Singh in connection with the multi-crore PWD scam in which former PWD minister Badal Choudhury and former PWD Chief Engineer Sunil Bhowmik have already been arrested.
2019-10-23
Category: India, Tripura,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
SEBI challenges SAT order on Price Waterhouse
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) The Securities Exchange and Board of India (SEBI) has moved the Supreme Court against the Securities Appellate Tribunal's decision to quash a two-year ban on international auditing firm Price Waterhouse due to its role in the Satyam Computer Services' fraud case.
2019-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights
Sourav Ganguly takes over as BCCI chief
Mumbai, Oct 23 (IANS) Former Indian skipper Sourav Ganguly on Wednesday was formally elected as the President of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).
2019-10-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Delhi's snatcher gang wanted in 90 cases busted
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) A gang of notorious snatchers were nabbed from the heart of the national capital as the Delhi Police carried out an early morning encounter in the Connaught Place area. One of the gang members is still at large.
2019-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
RSS chief's 5-day workshop for saffron outfits in Haridwar from Oct 30
Dehradun, Oct 23 (IANS) Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat will conduct a five-day workshop of organisation heads of all saffron outfits at Haridwar's Premnagar Ashram from October 30.
2019-10-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Justice Mishra to stay on bench hearing Land Acquisition Act case
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected a plea seeking recusal of Justice Arun Mishra from its five-judge Constitution bench hearing pleas linked to compensation in the Land Acquisition Act case.
2019-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Stopping Libra will give China an edge: Zuckerberg
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is going to tell the US Congress that restricting its digital currency Libra will give China headway in this space which is already working on such projects.
2019-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Sonia Gandhi visits Tihar Jail to meet D.K. Shivakumar
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Congress Interim President Sonia Gandhi on Wednesday morning visited party leader D.K. Shivakumar at the Tihar Jail here. She was accompanied by party General Secretary in-charge of Karnataka K.C. Venugopal.
2019-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Encounter in Delhi, snatcher gang busted
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Sounds of gun shots broke the silence of early Wednesday morning in the heart of the national capital as the Delhi Police nabbed a group of snatchers from the Connaught Place area.
2019-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
UP govt to spend Rs 133 cr on Deepotsav, now a state event
Lucknow, Oct 23 (IANS) The much-publicised 'Deepotsav' in Ayodhya later this week will now be an official function and the Uttar Pradesh government will bear the entire expenses of the event. A decision to this effect has been taken by the state Cabinet.
2019-10-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
Lawyers teach cops a lesson on traffic rules
Bijnor (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 23 (IANS) Policemen who themselves flout traffic rules, got a taste of their own medicine when a group of lawyers in Uttar Pradesh's Bijnor district deflated the tyres of their vehicles. The lawyers also took away the keys of some of the vehicles.
2019-10-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Ayodhya: 'Sundar Kand' recital to ensure favourable verdict
Prayagraj, Oct 23 (IANS) As the date for the verdict on the Ayodhya title dispute inches closer, saints and seers have held a recitation of the 'Sunder Kand' from "Ram Charit Manas" at a temple here on the banks of Sangam in Uttar Pradesh.
2019-10-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Religion