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Congress forms 5-party Mahagathbandhan to take on BJP in Assam
Guwahati, Jan 19 (IANS) The opposition Congress on Tuesday announced a five-party 'Mahagathbandhan' to take on the ruling BJP-led coalition in Assam in the upcoming Assembly elections expected to be held in April-May.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics
15,223 more beneficiaries vaccinated in Karnataka
Bengaluru, Jan 19 (IANS) Of the 32,205 beneficiaries targetted for vaccination against coronavirus across Karnataka on Tuesday, only 15,223 took the shot, the state Health Department said.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
I look good as captain because everyone contributed: Rahane
Brisbane, Jan 19 (IANS) On the day he led India to a 2-1 Test series win at the Gabba as captain, Ajinkya Rahane was named Virat Kohli's deputy for the first two Tests against England in the home series next month. Rahane, however, said that he does not want to even think of the England series, let alone leadership.
2021-01-19
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Gujarat records 485 Covid cases, 2 deaths
Gandhinagar, Jan 19 (IANS) Gujarat on Tuesday saw 485 new coronavirus cases, taking its tally to 2,56,852, while the death toll climbed to 4,369, with two patients succumbing.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Its bench has shown the calibre of Indian team: Shami
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) India's second string players showed in Australia the calibre that the team has and its ability to win in all conditions, said fast bowler Mohammed Shami, who missed the last three Tests owing to a fractured forearm, here on Tuesday.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
UST Global rebrands itself as UST, consolidates sub-brands
Bengaluru, Jan 19 (IANS) Digital transformation solutions provider UST Global on Tuesday annouced the rebranding of its name to UST.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy
50% patients in need of early liver transplant died during pandemic
Hyderabad, Jan 19 (IANS) Nearly 50 per cent patients in need of early liver transplant, but who did not undergo the procedure due to fear of contracting Covid-19 or due to testing positive just before the transplant surgery, died in 2020, doctors said.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Sorry I couldn't play in Brisbane: Ashwin trolls Paine
Brisbane, Jan 19 (IANS) India off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin made a reference to the banter he had with Australia captain Tim Paine during the third Test while celebrating India's win in the fourth Test here on Tuesday. An injured Ashwin watched on from the stands with the rest of his Indian teammates as Rishabh Pant led the visitors to a 2-1 series win.
2021-01-19
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Andhra registers 179 more Covid cases, tally 8.86 lakh
Amaravati, Jan 19 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh on Tuesday reported 179 new Covid-19 cases, increasing the state's tally to 8.86 lakh, even as 231 more patients recovered from the virus to outnumber the infections.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Andhra High Court quashes Amaravati 'insider trading' cases
Amaravati, Jan 19 (IANS) In a major setback to the Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy government, the Andhra Pradesh High Court on Tuesday quashed all the proceedings relating to the alleged insider trading in Amaravati land deals.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Rahul Gandhi unveils calendar honouring Wayanad heroes
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 19 (IANS) Congress leader and Wayanad MP Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday unveiled a calendar for the year 2021 depicting local people who have proved their worth in various walks of life. The calendar also features paintings highlighting the natural beauty of Wayanad.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Kerala reports 6,186 new Covid cases, test positivity rate 9.34%
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 19 (IANS) As many as 6,186 people tested positive for Covid-19 in Kerala on Tuesday while 4,296 people recovered from the disease, according to a release issued by the office of Kerala Health Minister K.K. Shailaja.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
Chennai customs officer held at Bengaluru Airport with cash, gold
Bengaluru, Jan 19 (IANS) A senior Customs officer posted in Chennai was nabbed at the Bengaluru Airport on Tuesday after he was found carrying Rs 74.81 lakh cash in his hand baggage, officials said.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Pujara is the team's warrior: Shastri
Brisbane, Jan 19 (IANS) Coach Ravi Shastri called Cheteshwar Pujara a warrior after the India No. 3 took multiple blows on his body, head and arm during his 211-ball 56 that helped lay a solid platform for the Indian team's three-wicket win in the fourth and final Test at The Gabba on Tuesday.
2021-01-19
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
K'taka health minister defends Covaxin, says it's safe
Hubballi (Karnataka), Jan 19 (IANS) Allaying fears over the side-effects of Covaxin, Karnataka Health Minister K. Sudhakar on Tuesday defended the vaccine of from Hyderabad-based Bharat Biotech and said that it is safe for use.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Natarajan: From dusty fields in Salem to Gabba high
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Pace bowler T Natarajan had all odds stacked against him growing up. His family, led by father who toiled for daily wages and mother who ran a roadside shack, had little money and his house had no TV on which he could watch cricket and pick his initial lessons. But there was one thing he had managed to pick in the dusty village fields around Salem in Tamil Nadu while playing tennis ball cricket -- ability to bowl fast.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Kamala Harris to take oath of office on 'second mother's' Bible
New York, Jan 19 (IANS) A Black woman's Bible has featured in every single big moment of Kamala Harris' political career up till now. She laid her left hand upon it as she took the oath of office to be Attorney General of California, and it was there when she swore to defend the Constitution of the United States, as a Senator from California. "I carry Mrs. Shelton with me always," wrote Harris in a 2019 article in Bustle.
2021-01-19
Category: International, United States,International
1,000 Covid-19 vax doses found 'frozen' in Assam medical college
Guwahati/Silchar, Jan 19 (IANS) Authorities in Assam are probing how the 1,000 doses of the Covid-19 vaccine Covishield were found "frozen" in the vaccine store of the Silchar Medical College and Hospital (SMCH), officials said on Tuesday.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Assam,National,Health/Medicine
Telangana vaccinates 52,000 healthcare workers on day 3
Hyderabad, Jan 19 (IANS) Nearly 52,000 public healthcare workers in Telangana were vaccinated for Covid-19 on Tuesday, the third day of vaccination drive.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
IBC changes for starting proceedings against corporate debtor valid: SC
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld the constitutional validity of amendments to the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC) in 2020, under which a minimum of 100 or 10 per cent of allottees of a housing project have to come together to file an application to initiate IBC proceedings against a defaulting developer.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights
Rishabh Pant knows he has to balance caution & aggression: Shastri
Brisbane, Jan 19 (IANS) India coach Ravi Shastri called Rishabh Pant a good listener and someone who is fast learning how to strike balance between caution and his natural aggression.
2021-01-19
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Cricket lovers Nadella, Pichai celebrate India's fairytale victory
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Though they lead Big Tech firms in the Silicon Valley in the US, cricket still runs in their veins and on Tuesday, Alphabet and Google CEO Sundar Pichai and Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella congratulated the Indian team, following their remarkable 2-1 series win over Australia in the four-Test Border-Gavaskar Trophy.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket,Technology
For Rishabh Pant, lessons on terrace of Roorkie home come handy
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) On the cemented terrace of his Roorkie home in Uttarakhand, father Rajinder Pant would tie a pillow to the chest of his tiny son Rishabh and bowl with a cork ball to him from close distance to take the fear of facing fast bowlers out of his mind. That, coupled with the Maltova-mixed milk, gave strength to Rishabh's muscles -- a testimony of which was delivered in Brisbane on Tuesday as he hammered an unbeaten 89 to guide India to a match and series triumph.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
ED files chargesheet in gutkha scam case, names ex-AIADMK MLA
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Tuesday filed a chargesheet in connection with its probe into the illegal gutkha business in Chennai against S.Vignesh, proprietor of Annamalai Industries, and his associates, including two Tamil Nadu police officers and former Tamil Nadu minister and ex-AIADMK MLA B.V. Ramana.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
PFI's 'Turkey links' dangerous for country's security, Sufi Board wants thorough probe
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) In light of emerging evidence from Uttar Pradesh, Karnakata and Kerala over the Popular Front of India's (PFI) involvement in alleged anti-national activities, prominent Muslim organisation Sufi Islamic Board has made a fresh appeal to the Union Home Affairs Ministry to ban the group on a priority basis.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Religion,Defence/Security
Amazon ties up with Startup India to boost e-commerce exports
Bengaluru, Jan 19 (IANS) E-commerce major Amazon has partnered with Startup India to launch an accelerator programme to help early-stage startups in the consumer products space to launch in international markets and create global brands from India through Amazon's Global Selling programme.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Karnataka,Technology
India's representation in UN must be strengthened, says Raj Governor
Jaipur, Jan 19 (IANS) Rajasthan Governor Kalraj Mishra on Tuesday expressed the need to strengthen India's representation in the United Nations in the context of rapid changes taking place globally and in the wake of providing more attention to issues including security, health and peace.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Diplomacy,Politics
Rijiju to look after AYUSH ministry till Shripad Naik recovers
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Union minister of state Kiren Rijiju has been given additional charge of the Ministry of AYUSH during the hospitalisation and treatment of Union Minister Shripad Naik following a road accident.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Subdued celebrations at Mohammed Siraj's house
Hyderabad, Jan 19 (IANS) Celebrations were subdued at the residence of Mohammed Siraj, the new cricketing hero, after India scripted a historic victory over Australia in the fourth Test in Brisbane to win the four-match series 2-1 on Tuesday.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National
Microsoft joins GM to build self-driving cars, invests in $2bn fund
San Francisco, Jan 19 (IANS) Before Apple begins its electric car journey, Microsoft on Tuesday teamed up with Cruise, the self-driving subsidiary of General Motors (GM), to accelerate the commercialisation of self-driving vehicles.
2021-01-19
Category: International, Costa Rica,Business/Economy,Technology
Centre rushes team to Lakshadweep after its first Covid case
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) The Union Health and Family Welfare Ministry has rushed a multi-disciplinary team to assist the Lakshadweep administration in Covid-19 management after the Union Territory reported its first case of infection.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Joe Biden's to-do list on Day One of Presidency
New York, Jan 19 (IANS) Day One of Joe Biden's presidency will kick off with a rash of executive orders. Covid-19 will overshadow everything else for the first 100 days but subsumed within will be efforts to push forward quick fixes on immigration, healthcare and a battered economy.
2021-01-19
Category: International, United States,International
Byju Raveendran, Kunal Bahl named to startup advisory panel
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Byju's founder Byju Raveendran, and Snapdeal Co-founder Kunal Bahl, among others, have been nominted as non-official members on the National Startup Advisory Council.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Odisha seeks release of pending subsidy for paddy procurement
Bhubaneswar, Jan 19 (IANS) The Odisha government on Tuesday requested the Centre for early release of the pending subsidy of Rs 6,039 crore to complete the paddy procurement process in the state.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
Insurance awareness improves amid pandemic: Survey
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Awareness on life insurance products improved among Indians amid the pandemic, showed a survey by Max Life Insurance.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Aluminium industry seeks duty protection in Budget to check dumping
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Facing a staggering 10 per cent compounded annual growth in imports over last decade, the Indian aluminium industry has sought immediate government intervention, by way of higher import duty of 10 per cent on aluminium scrap and metal, to protect domestic production.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
17 held for rape of minor girl in Kerala (Ld)
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 19 (IANS) In a horrifying incident of sexual abuse, a minor girl was raped by several men leading to the arrest of 17 of them and registration of 30 cases under the POCSO Act. The incident happened in Pandikkad, Malappuram district. The Child Welfare Committee and the police have swung into action now.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Former bureaucrat, Hyderabad biographer Narendra Luther passes away
Hyderabad, Jan 19 (IANS) Former civil servant, historian and author Narendra Luther passed away here on Tuesday. He was 89.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics,Art/Culture/Books
'Contract for airport parking could be reason behind IndiGo staffer's murder'
Patna, Jan 19 (IANS) Bihar DGP S.K. Singhal said on Tuesday that contract for airport parking lot could be the reason behind the murder of IndiGo state head Rupesh Kumar Singh, who was allegedly shot dead by criminals near the Shastri Nagar police station area in Patna on Januray 12.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Behind Shardul Thakur's success, a little known hero -- wife of coach (Profile)
Brisbane, Jan 19 (IANS) Behind the rise of India medium pacer Shardul Thakur is an unknown hero that has perhaps never been given due credit -- wife of his childhood coach Dinesh Lad. How? It was she who gave permission to her husband to let Thakur stay at their two BHK flat in Borivali, Mumbai, despite having a daughter of almost the same age.
2021-01-19
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Col Narinder "Bull" Kumar's life story to be made into a biopic
Mumbai, Jan 19 ( IANS) A biopic of late Colonel Narinder 'Bull' Kumar, who carried out reconnaissance trips to Siachen before Operation Meghdoot of the Indian Army in 1984, is in the offing.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Expert panel recommends Phase 1 trial of nasal Covid-19 vaccine (IANS Exclusive, Lead)
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) The Subject Expert Committee (SEC) of the Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO) on Tuesday recommended Bharat Biotech's intranasal vaccine for coronavirus for phase 1 clinical trials. The final call will now be taken by the Drugs Controller General of India.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Fake Johnson and Johnson sutures racket busted in Mumbai
Mumbai, Jan 19 (IANS) In a major swoop, the Mumbai Police Crime Branch has busted a racket involving sale of fake sutures of pharma giant Johnson & Johnson Co and arrested five persons, an official said here on Tuesday.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Health/Medicine
Wild elephants kill pet pachyderm in Jharkhand
Ranchi, Jan 19 (IANS) Two wild elephants killed one pet pachyderm at the Betla National Park in Latehar district of Jharkhand on Tuesday, a forest official said.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Bihar,National,Environment/Wildlife
'LeT, JeM, China to be focus of India-US security cooperation in years to come'
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Pakistan-based terror groups and Chinese aggression will be the focus of India-US security cooperation in the years to come, according to a study by a US-based think tank.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Sonia forms 10-member election panel for Kerala chaired by Chandy
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Eyeing the assembly polls in Kerala, the Congress on Tuesday announced a 10-member Election Management and Strategy Committee under the leadership of former Chief Minister Oommen Chandy as its chairperson along with senior party members like Shashi Tharoor and K. C. Venugopal.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Gujarat govt renames 'dragon fruit' as kamalam
Gandhinagar Jan 19 (IANS) Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani, while interacting with the media on Tuesday, said that the government has applied for a patent to change the nomenclature of dragon fruit to 'Kamalam'. According to the CM, the word dragon for the fruit sounded inappropriate and so the Gujarat government had decided for the fruit to be called as Kamalam.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Delayed bid cannot be considered under IBC even if better: NCLAT
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) In a major judgement, the National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT) has held that any resolution plan proposed by a bidder who had not participated in the corporate insolvency resolution process (CIRP) cannot be considered by the NCLT, even if the plan offers a better deal.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights
SC to take up lawyers' plea for optional physical hearings
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to examine a plea by lawyers against the recent circular issued by the Delhi High Court to resume physical hearing in some courts and for trial courts on alternate days in the week.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Another fake social media news racket on temple attack busted
Amaravati, Jan 19 (IANS) Police in Andhra Pradesh's West Godavari district on Tuesday busted another fake news racket regarding temple attack in Eluru town and clarified that the Anjaneya Swamy idol incident was an old one.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics,Religion
Gurugram: Farmers to hold tractor rally 'rehearsal' on Wednesday
Gurugram, Jan 19 (IANS) The Sanyukt Kisan Morcha in Gurugram has announced that they will conduct a tractor rally 'rehearsal' in Gurugram on Wednesday ahead of Republic Day, in support of the farmers' protests against the three farm laws.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Haryana,National,Politics
Ishant, Pandya in India squad for 1st & 2nd Tests against England (Ld)
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Experienced fast bowler Ishant Sharma and all-rounder Hardik Pandya have been included in India's 18-member squad for their first two Tests against England, starting on February 5 in Chennai.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Vaccine hesitancy among healthcare workers must end: Govt
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Vaccine hesitancy amongst healthcare workers must end, medical expert and Niti Aayog member Dr V.K. Paul said on Tuesday, amidst heightened concerns over adverse events following immunisation and incomplete clinical trial data of Bharat Biotech's Covaxin.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
PM to release Rs 2,691 cr to 6.1 lakh UP residents under PMAY-G
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi will release financial aid of nearly Rs 2,691 crore to 6.1 lakh beneficiaries in Uttar Pradesh under the Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana-Gramin (PMAY-G) on Wednesday.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Secret of Shubman Gill's fearlessness lies in Karsan Ghavri's gesture
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Well over a decade back when former India pace bowler Karsan Ghavri took charge of the BCCI pace bowlers academy at the PCA Stadium in Mohali to groom future India fast bowlers, he struggled to find young batsmen for his trainee bowlers to practice against.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Cracks in PAGD showing much earlier than anticipated: Altaf Bukhari
Srinagar, Jan 19 (IANS) Calling the exit of Peoples Conference (PC) from the People's Alliance for Gupkar Declaration (PAGD) a formal beginning of the collapse of an 'unprincipled and opportunistic alliance', Apni Party President Altaf Bukhari said on Tuesday the development has taken place much earlier than anticipated by the people.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Indian photographer featured in Apple's best iPhone 12 shots
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Apple on Tuesday featured some stunning shots taken on iPhone 12 -- portraits, cityscapes, the night sky and more -- and an image shot by leading photographer Rohit Vohra on iPhone 12 Pro Max has been featured in the list.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
India, US defence ties to strengthen further in face of rising China
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) The defence relationship has emerged as a major pillar in ties between India and the US over the last few years with intensification in defence trade, joint exercises, personnel exchanges, and cooperation in maritime security and counter-piracy.
2021-01-19
Category: International, India,Defence/Security,Politics
6.31 lakh vaccinated so far, no serious AEFI on Tuesday
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) India has vaccinated 6.31 lakh healthcare workers since the commencement of the nation-wide vaccination drive on January 16, the Health Ministry said on Tuesday.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
New drug combination may help treat acute myeloid leukemia
New York, Jan 19 (IANS) Researchers have identified two drugs that are potent against acute myeloid leukemia (AML) when combined, but only weakly effective when used alone.
2021-01-19
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Citrix to acquire work management platform Wrike for $2.25 bn
San Francisco, Jan 19 (IANS) Citrix Systems on Tuesday said it will acquire software-as-a-service (SaaS) collaborative work management platform Wrike for $2.25 billion in cash.
2021-01-19
Category: International, Costa Rica,Business/Economy,Technology
Gujarat CM announces mission to cultivate barren land
Gandhinagar, Jan 19 (IANS) With the aim to transform barren land in the state into productive and cultivated land, Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani on Tuesday announced the Gujarat Chief Minister Horticulture Development Mission. According to the mission, as a pilot project, the government aims to transform around 50,000 acres of identified land in five districts into productive land by giving it on lease to those who will grow horticulture produce and medicinal plants.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
2 Afghans held for snatching phone, demanding money
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Two Afghanistan nationals, including a juvenile, have been held on charge of snatching a mobile phone from a Delhi resident and later demanding money to return the gadget, police said on Tuesday.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
SC seeks HCs, states' response on speedy trial in cheque bounce cases
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked various High Courts and states to submit their response in connection with its suo moto case on expeditious trial in cases where cheques have been dishonoured.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Bengaluru civic body to conduct survey of beggars
Bengaluru, Jan 19 (IANS) In a bid to contain the begging menace within the city limits, the Bengaluru civic body has decided to constitute a committee to collate the data of beggars across the city, Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) Commissioner N. Manjunath Prasad said here on Tuesday.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Human Interest/Society
Three 'farmers' from Punjab arrested in Shimla
Shimla, Jan 19 (IANS) Three people, believed to be farmers from Punjab, were arrested here on Tuesday on charges of holding a protest meeting against the three contentious Central farm laws at the historic Ridge in violation of prohibitory orders.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Cognizant to acquire US-based software firm Magenic
San Francisco, Jan 19 (IANS) Information technology company Cognizant on Tuesday announced to acquire Magenic Technologies, a custom software development services company, for an undisclosed sum.
2021-01-19
Category: International, Costa Rica,Business/Economy,Technology
AP CM going to Delhi to 'prostrate' before Centre: TDP
Amaravati, Jan 19 (IANS) Telugu Desam Party (TDP) national president Nara Lokesh ridiculed Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on his third visit to Delhi in four months, alleging that he "prostrates" before the central government.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Successful protests against IIT-Goa, could be template for anti-coal agitation?
The Goa government's decision to relent and finally announce the relocation the IIT-Goa campus from Melaulim village in North Goa, amid opposition from local villagers, may well serve as a template for popular opposition to three other central government projects, which have been in the crosshairs of the environmentalists and the political opposition, as well as some ruling Bharatiya Janata Party legislators.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Goa,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Bird flu: Goa bans poultry items from Maha, K'taka
Panaji, Jan 19 (IANS) The Goa administration on Tuesday banned transportation and entry of birds and eggs from neighbouring Maharashtra and Karnataka in wake of the bird flu scare.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Goa,National,Health/Medicine
Over Rs 6 cr fine slapped on vehicles flouting norms in Gurugram
Gurugram, Jan 19 (IANS) The office of the Regional Transport Authority (RTA) in Gurugram has slapped fines amounting to Rs 6.12 crore on 1,218 overloaded and passenger vehicles within a period of three months in the district.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Obesity may impact Covid vaccines' efficacy: Experts
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Covid-19 vaccines may not be fully effective in people who are suffering from obesity, as experts on Tuesday suggested that the process of healing may be slower in obese people as compared to the healthy ones.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Delhi,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
Shilpa Shetty doesn't believe in aging stereotypes
Mumbai, Jan 19 (IANS) Actress Shilpa Shetty says she does not believe in the stereotyping people face once they cross a certain age.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Kaleswaram has redrawn irrigation map of Telangana: KCR
Hyderabad, Jan 19 (IANS) Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao has expressed happiness over completion of the Kaleswaram project and said that it has redrawn the irrigation map of the state.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
SS Rajamouli begins climax shoot of 'RRR'
Hyderabad, Jan 19 (IANS) Filmmaker SS Rajamouli on Tuesday started shooting the climax of his ambitious upcoming film. RRR.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
India's largest hockey stadium to be developed within a year
Bhubaneswar, Jan 19 (IANS) The proposed world-class hockey stadium in Odisha's Rourkela will be developed within one year, informed chief secretary Suresh Chandra Mohapatra on Tuesday.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Orissa,National,Sports
Verizon and Unity join hands to create new gaming experiences
New York, Jan 19 (IANS) Leading telecom services provider Verizon on Tuesday announced a partnership with video game software development firm Unity to create new digital experiences for gamers, ranging from entertainment applications to enterprise toolkits using 5G, mobile edge compute (MEC) and real-time 3D technology.
2021-01-19
Category: International, United States,Technology
Maharashtra kingdom people were affable: Chinese traveller Xuanzang
Mumbai, Jan 19 (IANS) The people of the ancient Maharashtra kingdom were "very warm, friendly and helpful, with high self-esteem", observed the great Chinese Buddhist monk and wanderer Xuanzang, according to a new book.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Art/Culture/Books
Adverse events following immunisation low, 2 deaths unrelated: Govt
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) The Union Health Ministry on Tuesday said that a total of 4,54,049 people have been inoculated since the commencement of the vaccination drive, and only 0.18 per cent of beneficiaries developed adverse events following immunisation, while 0.002 per cent were hospitalised.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
B'desh to receive 2 mn Covishield doses from India as 'gift'
Dhaka, Jan 19 (IANS) Bangladesh Health Minister Zahid Maleque has said that the country would receive two million doses of the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine (Covishield) from India as a "gift" on Wednesday.
2021-01-19
Category: International, Bangladesh,National
Rapper Dino James shares his take on love in new song 'Chemicals'
Mumbai, Jan 19 (IANS) Rapper Dino James has unveiled his new song, Chemicals, which explains the emotional turmoil that people experience when they are in love.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
India unlikely to use US facilities to store oil reserves
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) India proposes to re-evaluate its plan to store its strategic oil reserves in facilities available in the US as the country looks to bolster domestic storage that is considered a safer and better option to deal with excess price volatility and supply disruptions.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Delhi,National
Ex-Roadies star Simba Nagpal blessed to complete a year as TV actor
Mumbai, Jan 19 (IANS) Former Roadies contestant Simba Nagpal has completed a year as an actor, and has shared his joy with fans.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
AWS to power IT Ministry's quantum computing applications lab
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) The Union Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) on Tuesday launched a quantum computing applications lab in the country in collaboration with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to accelerate quantum computing-led research and development and enable new scientific discoveries.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology
Link traffic offences with insurance premium: IRDAI committee
Chennai, Jan 19 (IANS) Fined for parking in the no-parking area a couple of times? Be ready to pay an increased insurance premium for the traffic violation.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy
'Saif Ali Khan is my style inspiration': Arjun Bijlani
Mumbai, Jan 19 (IANS) Actor Arjun Bijlani says he looks up to Bollywood star Saif Ali Khan when it comes to fashion choices and maintaining an attractive look.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
IT Ministry tells WhatsApp to withdraw new privacy policy
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Raising concerns over the recently announced changes to WhatsApp's privacy policy, the Union Ministry of Electronics and IT has asked the messaging platform to withdraw the recent change.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights
Haryana govt reduces cost of RT-PCR test to Rs 499
Gurugram, Jan 19 (IANS) The Haryana government has reduced the rate of the Reverse Transcription- Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) and Rapid Antigen tests for private laboratories from Rs 700 to Rs 499 while the charge for home collection has been capped from Rs 900 to Rs 699, with immediate effect.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Haryana,National,Health/Medicine
Farm laws: SC-appointed panel holds maiden meeting
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) A committee appointed by the Supreme Court to deliberate on issues related to the three new central farm laws on Tuesday held its maiden meeting here and discussed the road map ahead, the Agriculture Ministry said.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Delhi,National
Urvashi Rautela: Biopics are a great challenge for actors
Mumbai, Jan 19 (IANS) Actress Urvashi Rautela will soon be seen essaying a role that has been inspired from real life, and says narrating the life of someone else on the screen is always a big responsibility.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Halt global 5G networks roll out until safety is confirmed: Expert
London, Jan 19 (IANS) The rollout of 5G networks should be halted until the safety of the technology has been tested and proven, an expert has urged.
2021-01-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Technology,Health/Medicine
Sajad Lone's PC breaks away from Gupkar Alliance
Srinagar, Jan 19 (IANS) In a setback to the People's Alliance for Gupkar Declaration (PAGD), Sajad Lone's J&K Peoples Conference on Tuesday broken away from the opposition alliance over the recent District Development Council (DDC) elections in Jammu and Kashmir.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Naseemuddin, Rajbhar arrested in 2016 case, sent to jail
Lucknow, Jan 19 (IANS) Congress leader Naseemuddin Siddiqui and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) leader Ram Achal Rajbhar were arrested and sent to jail on Tuesday when they appeared before the MP/MLA court to seek bail in a criminal case.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Vivian Dsena: Never thought my shows after 'Pyaar Kii Ye Ek Kahaani' would do good
Mumbai, Jan 19 (IANS) Actor Vivian Dsena, who rose to fame as Abhay Raichand in the 2010 fictional supernatural show Pyaar Kii Ye Ek Kahaani, says he never imagined he could deliver a hit following the super success of that show. The actor, who likes his privacy, does not believe in posting about his daily life on social media.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
After dramatic entry into Test cricket, Sundar steals the show (Profile)
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) How quickly fortune changes is evident in the dramatic manner in which Washington Sundar, originally selected only for the T20 series in Australia, was asked to stay back for the Tests, made his debut in the fourth Test in Brisbane after the mainline bowlers got injured, and became a toast of the nation with his gutsy performance in the win at the Gabba -- and with it the series -- on Tuesday.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
No more food subsidy at Parliament canteen: LS Speaker
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) From the upcoming Parliament session beginning this month-end, there will be no food subsidy at the Parliament canteen.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Vax beneficiary deaths in K'taka, UP unrelated: Health Ministry
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) The Union Health Ministry on Tuesday clarified that deaths of two men in Uttar Pradesh and Karnataka following immunisation were found to be not related to the vaccination, while also touching upon the grave issue of vaccine hesitancy amongst healthcare workers.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Kerala: 17 men arrested for rape of minor girl
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 19 (IANS) Seventeen men have been arrested and 30 cases registered under the POCSO Act for rape of a minor girl in Kerala's Malappuram district.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Students of Classes X, XII return to schools in TN
Chennai, Jan 19 (IANS) Students of Classes X and XII in Tamil Nadu returned to schools on Tuesday after a gap of 10 months following the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic and the ensuing restrictions.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Education
Guess who says sorry first when telly couple Ajay and Jyoti Chaudhary fight!
Mumbai, Jan 19 (IANS) Telly couple Ajay and Jyoti Chaudhary recently celebrated eight years of marriage. Jyoti reveals it is always Ajay who ends fights at home by apologising to her!
2021-01-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Four more appear before NIA in SFJ case
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) On Tuesday, four more people appeared before the National Investigation Agency (NIA) in connection with its probe into the Sikhs For Justice (SFJ) case, officials said.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Dogfight: Airlines unleash deep discounts to dominate the sky (IANS Special)
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Fare wars induced deep discounting has reappeared in India's aviation sector, as airlines seek to augment cash reserves, consolidate market share and bring back more capacity.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
12 candidates to be elected unopposed to UP Legislative Council
Lucknow, Jan 19 (IANS) Ten members of the BJP and two of the Samajwadi Party are all set to be elected unopposed to the UP Legislative Council after the nomination papers of the 13th candidate - an independent - were rejected during scrutiny on Tuesday.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Bigg Boss 14: 'Shikshika' Rubina Dilaik getting into aggressive mode?
Mumbai, Jan 19 (IANS) Bigg Boss 14 housemate Rubina Dilaik seems to be finally realising she needs to get out of her staid, 'shikshika' mode, and get dirty if she must survive in the house. Following her showdown with Eijaz Khan a few days ago, the Tuesday night episode of the reality show will see Rubina unleash her fury on Rahul Vaidya.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Andhra CM hails India after fairytale victory in Gabba
Amaravati, Jan 19 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy has congratulated the Indian cricket team for winning the fourth Test against Australia at the Gabba on Tuesday, thus retaining the Border-Gavaskar Trophy with a 2-1 series victory Down Under.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket,Politics
Ishant Sharma in 18-member squad for first 2 Test vs England
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Experienced speedster Ishant Sharma, who missed the just concluded Australia tour due to an injury, was on Tuesday included in an 18-member Indian squad named for the first two Test matches against England, starting on February 5 in Chennai. Both matches will be played in Chennai.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Air sensing tech reveals adverse impact of Delhi air pollution (Ld)
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) A unique experiment to gauge the hazardous levels of polluted air in Delhi and surrounding areas, where a woman wore a backpack with novel air sensing technology, has revealed disturbing data both outdoor and indoor, a report said on Tuesday.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Delhi,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
MP starts DBT in power, allowed to borrow Rs 1,423 cr more
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Giving power sector reforms a fresh 'leg up', Madhya Pradesh has started Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) of electricity subsidy to farmers in a single district of the state from December 2020.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Sasikala will not be taken into AIADMK, says Palaniswami
Chennai/New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and AIADMK Joint Coordinator K.Palaniswami on Tuesday said V.K. Sasikala, the close aide of late Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa, will not be admitted into the party.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
India hopes for relaxed US visa regime under Biden
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) One of the biggest policy issues which will set the tone for the US-India strategic relationship under the new Joe Biden administration is work visas for Indians.
2021-01-19
Category: International, India,National,Diplomacy,Politics
Kashmiri Pandits to move SC next week for probe into 1989-90 genocide
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) It has been 32 years since hundreds of Kashmiri Pandits were killed as part of ethnic cleansing in the Kashmir Valley, and their wounds remain raw as justice eludes many in the community who lost their loved ones. Seeking justice for the community, Roots in Kashmir, an organisation representing the displaced Pandits, will move the Supreme Court next week seeking a probe into the genocide.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
PM to visit poll-bound West Bengal on Netaji's B'Day
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to visit poll-bound West Bengal on the occasion of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose's 125th birth anniversary on January 23.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Image of India built by Cong being destroyed by PM: Rahul (Ld)
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Former Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday hit out at the Centre over the farmers' agitation, saying that the "image" of India built by the Congress is being "destroyed" by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Catholic prelates meet PM over various issues, Kerala BJP upbeat
Thiruvananthapuram/New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) The Syro Malabar Church's Archbishop, Cardinal George Alanchery, the Malankara Syrian Church's Archbishop, Cardinal Baselious Mar Cleemus and Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Mumbai's Cardinal Archbishop Oswald Gracias met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi on Tuesday to discuss various issues.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics,Religion
Male sex hormones may help treat breast cancer: Study
Sydney, Jan 19 (IANS) Researchers have found new evidence about the positive role of androgens, commonly thought of as male sex hormones but also found at lower levels in women, in breast cancer treatment.
2021-01-19
Category: International, Australia,Health/Medicine
CBI seizes Rs 2.04 cr more in railway bribery case
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) The CBI seized more than Rs 2 crore on Tuesday during follow-up searches in bribery cases involving senior Northeast Frontier Railway officers, taking total seizures to Rs 4.43 crore in last three days, officials said.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Assam CM gives Rs 4 lakh each to 1,279 ex-NDFB ultras
Guwahati, Jan 19 (IANS) Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Tuesday handed over Rs 4 lakh each to 1,279 surrendered cadres of the National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB).
2021-01-19
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics
Sufi religious leaders meet Naqvi, discuss Waqf, Haj and dargahs
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) A delegation of 20 religious leaders associated with the All India Sufi Sajjadanashin Council (AISSC) met Union Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Tuesday. During the meeting various issues related to Waqf, Haj and dargahs were discussed.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Tesla arriving soon: What fans can expect in India
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Your dream of owning a Tesla electric car will soon be a reality as the company is set to begin its India journey with its highest-selling Model 3, before the premium Model S and Model X, which would be available later in the year and in early 2022.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
R'sthan: Burglars fearing saint's wrath return stolen cash to shrine
Jaipur, Jan 19 (IANS) In a rather unusual incident, burglars who had stolen Rs 2 lakh from a Dargah's donation box in Rajasthan's Nagaur district, returned half of the stolen amount after a month, apparently fearing the wrath of the "Pir Baba" (holy saint), villagers said.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
CPCB to SC: Delhi is habitual offender in Yamuna pollution
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) on Tuesday told the Supreme Court that the Delhi government is a habitual offender in causing pollution in the Yamuna river.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
UP fifth largest exporter during pandemic
Lucknow, Jan 19 (IANS) The Yogi Adityanath-led government in Uttar Pradesh has emerged as the fifth largest exporter of goods during the Covid-19 pandemic.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,Business/Economy
Salman Khan confirms 'Radhe' for theatrical release on Eid
Mumbai, Jan 19 (IANS) Superstar Salman Khan on Tuesday announced that his upcoming film Radhe will arrive in cinemas on Eid 2021. Salman's decision followed a request from exhibitors' associations across the country for a theatrical release of the film.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
'Sarfarosh 2' dedicated to CRPF personnel: Director John Mathew Matthan
Mumbai, Jan 19 (IANS) Filmmaker John Matthew Matthan says his upcoming film Sarfarosh 2 is dedicated to Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Air sensing technology reveals adverse impact of Delhi smog
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Delhi-based Karuna Chauhan tracked the air pollution exposure throughout the daily routine in phases and found that the pollution level increased with time, a global technology company Dyson's report said on Tuesday.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Delhi,Environment/Wildlife,Health/Medicine
BJP's new strategy: Sushil Modi's exit, Shahnawaz's entry in Bihar
Patna, Jan 19 (IANS) After the recent Bihar Assembly election, the BJP - a major constituent of the ruling NDA in the state - has been constantly rebooting its political strategy in the state.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Telangana Congress leaders detained during protest over farm laws
Hyderabad, Jan 19 (IANS) Hyderabad police detained leaders and workers of opposition Congress party as they tried to march towards Raj Bhavan on Tuesday to protest against the new farm laws enacted by the Centre and the hike in petrol and diesel prices.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
#Metoo: Sherlyn Chopra accuses Sajid Khan of flashing his privates
Mumbai, Jan 19 (IANS) Actress Sherlyn Chopra has brought fresh #metoo charges against Sajid Khan, alleging that the filmmaker had in 2005 flashed her and asked her to touch his privates.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Bird flu: Goa bans transportation of birds from Maharashtra, Karnataka
Panaji, Jan 19 (IANS) The Goa administration on Tuesday banned transportation and entry of birds and eggs from neighbouring Maharashtra and Karnataka in wake of the bird flu scare.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Goa,National,Health/Medicine
2-0 win over England may seal India's spot in WTC final
Brisbane, Jan 19 (IANS) India on Tuesday moved to the top of the ICC World Test Championship (WTC) standings -- both on percentage points and points -- following their remarkable 2-1 series win over Australia in the four-match Border-Gavaskar series.
2021-01-19
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Sensex jumps 800 points; RIL, HDFC shares surge (3rd Ld)
Mumbai, Jan 19 (IANS) The Indian equity indices surged on Tuesday, with the BSE Sensex gaining over 800 points.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Which parenting behaviour led to well-being of kids during Covid?
London, Jan 19 (IANS) Researchers have found that autonomy-supportive parenting, or offering meaningful choices when possible, contributed to the positive well-being of both children and parents.
2021-01-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
Give credit to Virat for team's self-belief, character: Shastri
Brisbane, Jan 19 (IANS) India coach Ravi Shastri on Tuesday claimed this was the toughest ever tour an Indian team had undertaken and credited regular skipper Virat Kohli for the self-belief and character that saw the Indians win their second successive series in Australia.
2021-01-19
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Apple Car may use 'C1' chip based on the A12 Bionic processor
San Francisco, Jan 19 (IANS) The long-rumoured Apple Car is expected to use a "C1" chip based on the A12 Bionic processor with in-cabin AI capabilities such as eye-tracking.
2021-01-19
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
BCCI announces Rs 5 crore bonus for Team India after series win
Brisbane, Jan 19 (IANS) The Indian cricket board (BCCI) on Tuesday announced a Rs 5 crore bonus for the Indian team following their three-wicket win over Australia in the fourth Test at the Gabba that helped them seal the Border-Gavaskar series 2-1.
2021-01-19
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
CDSCO meet on Bharat Biotech's nasal vaccine trial underway
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) A meeting of the Subject Expert Committee (SEC) of the Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO) is currently underway to discuss the permission sought by vaccine developer Bharat Biotech to conduct clinical trials of its intranasal vaccine for the coronavirus.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Jessica Alba: Always had imposter syndrome
Los Angeles, Jan 19 (IANS) Actress Jessica Alba has admitted that she suffered from imposter syndrome when she moved on from acting career and embarked on an entrepreneurial journey.
2021-01-19
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
Motion capture work on Prabhas-Saif Ali Khan's 'Adipurush' begins
Mumbai, Jan 19 (IANS) Motion capture work on Om Raut's ambitious upcoming directorial Adipurush started on Tuesday. The film stars Telugu star Prabhas and Bollywood star Saif Ali Khan.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Not sure if I would have enjoyed playing T10, says Azharuddin
Abu Dhabi, Jan 19 (IANS) Former India captain Mohammad Azharuddin is all set to take up the role of team mentor for the Northern Warriors in the upcoming season of Abu Dhabi T10 starting January 28 at the Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium.
2021-01-19
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Eluru-like mysterious illness cases emerge in AP's Pulla village
Pulla (Andhra Pradesh), Jan 19 (IANS) Bringing back memories of December's mysterious illness in Andhra Pradesh's Eluru in West Godavari district, Pulla village has seen 24 such cases of convulsions till 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society
Kerala CPM takes out procession, issues death threats to IUML workers
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 19 (IANS) The CPM took out a procession in Kannur district while issuing death threats to the Indian Union Muslim League cadres. This happenned on Monday evening when a group of CPM workers, who were arrested for violence during the local body elections, were released from jail.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Anita Hassanandani, Tusshar Kapoor reunite in 'Maarrich'
Mumbai, Jan 19 (IANS) Actors Anita Hassanandani and Tusshar Kapoor will co-star in a new film, after almost two decades.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Leaking national secret to journalist is a criminal act: Rahul
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Former Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday said that leaking sensitive information related to the national secret of a planned attack to a journalist is a "criminal act" and persons behind this should be put in prison.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Who is he? Is he my professor: Rahul Gandhi on JP Nadda
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Former Congress chief on Tuesday slammed BJP national president J.P. Nadda after he taunted him for misleading and provoking farmers, saying who is he and why should he answer him.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Siddhant Chaturvedi shares song that will cause 'Trouble'!
Mumbai, Jan 19 (IANS) Bollywood actor Siddhant Chaturvedi on Tuesday posted a video enjoying a song, which he hilariously feels can cause trouble.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Microsoft allows users more control over their voice clips
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Microsoft has given customers more control over whether their voice data is used to improve products and now, people using Cortana will be able to decide whether or not the audio recordings can be used by the tech giant to improve its speech recognition algorithms.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Jacqueline wants everyone to 'stay healthy, happy'
Mumbai, Jan 19 (IANS) Bollywood actress Jacqueline Fernandez on Tuesday posted a stunning post-workout picture and asked everyone to stay healthy and happy.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Deepika Padukone: 'I have to say cookies are my strength'
Mumbai, Jan 19 (IANS) Actress Deepika Padukone says she is more fond of baking than cooking, and reveals she is an expert at making cookies. On Tuesday, Deepika joined the latest Instagram trend, and hosted a Ask Me Anything session for fans.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Sanjeeda Shaikh, Harshvardhan Rane wrap up 'Kun Faya Kun'
Mumbai, Jan 19 (IANS) Actors Harshvardhan Rane and Sanjeeda Shaikh say they had fun shooting for the Kushan Nandy directorial Kun Faya Kun despite the challenges they faced due to the pandemic.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Arjun Rampal shares his 'dangerous, deadly and cool' avatar in Dhaakad
Mumbai, Jan 19 (IANS) Actor Arjun Rampal on Tuesday offered a glimpse of what he describes as a dangerous, deadly and cool avatar in the forthcoming film Dhaakad.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Dharmesh Yelande is thrilled to judge dance show with Madhuri Dixit
Mumbai, Jan 19 (IANS) Choreographer Dharmesh Yelande will be seen as a judge in the third season of the reality show Dance Deewane. He says he is thrilled to share the panel with Bollywood dance diva Madhuri Dixit Nene.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Miley Cyrus finds girls 'way hotter' than men
Los Angeles, Jan 19 (IANS) Singer Miley Cyrus says girls are way hotter than men.
2021-01-19
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
CJI: Person on panel can express views, can't be disqualified
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Chief Justice S.A. Bobde on Tuesday orally observed that if a person on a panel has expressed views on the matter, it should not become ground for disqualification from a committee.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Telangana CM congratulates Team India on historic Brisbane win
Hyderabad, Jan 19 (IANS) Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao on Tuesday congratulated the Indian cricket team for its fabulous victory in the fourth and final Test against Australia in Brisbane.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Sports,Cricket,Politics
Thailand Open: Sindhu, Srikanth through to 2nd round, Saina out (2nd ld)
Bangkok, Jan 19 (IANS) PV Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth on Tuesday led India's charge at the Toyota Thailand Open Super 1000 tournament while Saina Nehwal fell to Thai fourth seed Ratchanok Intanon in their respective opening round matches.
2021-01-19
Category: International, Thailand,Sports,Badminton
Lucknow: 8,500 health workers to get Covid jab in 2nd round
Lucknow, Jan 19 (IANS) Over 8,500 health care workers will be vaccinated in the state capital during the second round of vaccination drive scheduled on January 22.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Enactment of anti-cow slaughter Act gave me the sense of contentment: Yediyurappa
Udupi, Jan 19 (IANS) Karnataka chief minister, B. S. Yediyurappa on Tuesday said that he has achieved a sense of contentment after the enactment of anti-Cow slaughter Act which was achieved by the BJP nearly after 70 years of independence of this country.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Delhi students excited to be back in schools
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Delhi schools which have been closed for the past 10 months due to the coronavirus pandemic, reopened on Monday and there is great enthusiasm among the students who say they prefer normal classes in school to online classes.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
Medical experts sent to assist trapped Chinese miners' rescue
Beijing, Jan 19 (IANS) China's National Health Commission (NHC) on Tuesday sent an expert team to Qixia in Shandong province to guide and assist the rescue mission for the trapped gold mine workers.
2021-01-19
Category: International, China,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Chirag Paswan attacks Nitish, gives him time to sort things out
Patna, Jan 19 (IANS) Probably for the first time, Chirag Paswan on Tuesday attacked CM Nitish Kumar over the deteriorating law and order situation in Bihar.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
I'm a clean person, not scared of PM Modi: Rahul
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Former Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday said he was not scared of Prime Minister Narendra Modi as he was a "clean person" and he would continue to fight alone even if no one sided with him.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Bollywood ecstatic after Team India's historic victory in Brisbane
Mumbai, Jan 19 (IANS) From Shah Rukh Khan to Ranveer Singh, Bollywood stars expressed their jubilance after the Indian cricket team on Tuesday secured a historic Test series win against Australia.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Hong Kong's unemployment rate hits 16-yr high
Hong Kong, Jan 19 (IANS) Hong Kong's unemployment rate hit a 16-year high in the period between October-December 2020 as the fourth wave of the Covid-19 pandemic further compounded the city's labour market situation, official data revealed on Tuesday.
2021-01-19
Category: International, Hong Kong,Politics
Andhra CM expected to meet Amit Shah in Delhi
Amaravati, Jan 19 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y. S. Jagan Mohan Reddy is scheduled to visit Delhi on Tuesday, his third visit to the national capital in the last four months.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
2nd edition of India Innovation Index to be launched on Wednesday
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) The NITI Aayog is set to release on Wednesday the second edition of the India Innovation Index 2020 that seeks to rank the states and Union Territories (UTs) based on their relative performance of supporting innovation.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Dunzo raises Rs 293 cr in Series E from Google, Lightbox
Bengaluru, Jan 19 (IANS) Homegrown hyperlocal delivery platform Dunzo on Tuesday said it has raised $40 million (approximately Rs 293 crore) in its Series E funding round with participation from new and existing investors, including Google, Lightbox, Evolvence, Hana Financial Investment, LGT Lightstone Aspada, and Alteria, among others.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy,Technology
SL to make sign language recognised means of communication
Colombo, Jan 19 (IANS) The Sri Lankan Cabinet on Tuesday approved to make sign language a recognised means of communication, the Government Information Department said
2021-01-19
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Human Interest/Society,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
HR platform Darwinbox raises Rs 110 cr from Salesforce Ventures
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Leading enterprise HR technology platform Darwinbox on Tuesday said it has closed the $15 million (nearly Rs 110 crore) funding round led by Salesforce Ventures.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Woman trying to 'sell Pelosi's laptop to Russians' arrested
Washington, Jan 19 (IANS) A woman who according to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) stole House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's laptop during the January 6 Capitol riots and tried to sell it to Russians, has been arrested.
2021-01-19
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Shah hails Delhi Police work in Covid times
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Union Home Minister Amit Shah hailed the Delhi Police for its effective handling of the coronavirus situation and said that despite many of the personnel themselves suffering from the virus, the force meticulously faced all challenges that came its way in 2020.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Doctors at Hyderabad hospital perform rare cardiac procedure
Hyderabad, Jan 19 (IANS) Doctors at Medicover Hospitals in Hyderabad performed a critical and rare cardiac procedure called Frozen Elephant Trunk (FET) on a 20-year-old with aortic dissection and Marfan Syndrome, an inherited disorder that affects the connective tissue.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society
India move to top spot in World Test C'ship standings
Brisbane, Jan 19 (IANS) India on Tuesday moved to the top of the ICC World Test Championship standings following their remarkable 2-1 series win over Australia in the Border-Gavaskar Trophy.
2021-01-19
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Youth held with bullets at Metro station in Gurugram
Gurugram, Jan 19 (IANS) A 20-year-old man was apprehended by Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) personnel at the MG Road metro station in Gurugram for allegedly carrying four bullets in his bag, said the police on Tuesday.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Won't be part of Trump's defence at Senate trial: Guiliani
Washington, Jan 19 (IANS) Rudy Giuliani, Donald Trump's personal lawyer, has said that he will not be a part of the outgoing US President defence team during the impeachment trial at the Senate, which stemmed as a result of the January 6 Capitol riots.
2021-01-19
Category: International, United States,Politics
Arnab Goswami violated Official Secrets Act: Cong
Mumbai, Jan 19 (IANS) Expressing serious concerns over the recent leaks of social media chats of two media personalities, the Maharashtra Congress on Tuesday said they compromised national security and violated the provisions of the Official Secrets Act.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
UP: 18 rescued after boat capsizes in Ganga river
Mirzapur (Uttar Pradesh), Jan 19 (IANS) At least 18 people were rescued after a boat capsized in the Ganga river near the Ram Gaya Ghat here on Tuesday.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
14 Rajasthan migrants mowed down by speeding truck in Gujarat (Ld)
Gandhinagar/Jaipur/New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) At least 14 migrant labourers hailing from Rajasthan were mowed down and six others injured by a speeding dumper truck in Gujarat's Surat in the wee hours of Tuesday, police said.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Trump to leave office with lowest approval rating
Washington, Jan 19 (IANS) As US President-elect Joe Biden is set to be inaugurated as the 46th President of the US on Wednesday, outgoing President Donald Trump will leave office with the lowest approval rating since he occupied the White House in 2017, a new poll has revealed.
2021-01-19
Category: International, United States,International
Childhood neglect leaves generational imprint: Study
New York, Jan 19 (IANS) Parents, please take note. Make sure your child is not neglected as childhood emotional neglect has inter-generational effects on brain structure and function, a new study suggests.
2021-01-19
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
Overjoyed at Team India's success in Australia: PM Modi
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday lauded Team India's historic Test series win in Australia, saying the entire nation is overjoyed at the success of Ajinkya Rahane-led side who showed remarkable energy and passion throughout the Border-Gavaskar Trophy.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Mi Notebook 14 (IC) laptop launched India at Rs 43,999
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Xiaomi on Tuesday released a new version of its famous laptop lineup, called the Mi Notebook 14 (IC) in the Indian market.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
The biggest thing in my life, says Pant after match-winning knock
Brisbane, Jan 19 (IANS) Wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant, whose dismissal for 97 through rush of blood on the fifth day of the last Test in Sydney denied India a possible victory, on Tuesday stayed till the end on the fifth day of the Gabba Test to ensure he saw India off to a historic win at the venue considered to be a fortress for Australia.
2021-01-19
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Bihar family gives ritualistic final farewell to pet dog
Purnia (Bihar), Jan 19 (IANS) Dog is man's best friend, but ask any dog-lover and he will invariably say that their pet pooches are family. Showing such love for his deceased pet dog Brownie, a family in Bihar's Purnia district organised all funerary rituals otherwise reserved for a human before burying the deceased pooch. Now, the family wants to build a memorial to perpetuate Brownie's memories.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Bihar,National,Human Interest/Society
NE RPF seize contraband valued at Rs 4 cr, rescue 103 children in 1 yr
Guwahati, Jan 19 (IANS) The Railway Protection Force (RPF) of the Northeast Frontier Railways (NFR) have seized narcotics and contraband items worth around Rs four crore and rescued 103 minor children from being trafficked, in the past one year, officials said on Tuesday.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Assam,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Zebronics launches powerful speaker Zeb-Music Bomb X with IPX7 rating
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Zebronics on Tuesday launched a portable speaker 'Zeb-Music Bomb X' geared for outdoor enthusiasts, trekking, and camping.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
26 US soldiers, 5 civilians test Covid positive in S.Korea
Seoul, Jan 19 (IANS) Twenty-six more American soldiers and five civilians have tested positive for the novel coronavirus upon their arrival in South Korea, the US Forces Korea (USFK) said on Tuesday.
2021-01-19
Category: International, South Korea,Health/Medicine
Learn innovation, industry from Kerala: Goa CM to farmers
Panaji, Jan 19 (IANS) Lamenting the lack of innovation and interest in agriculture in Goa, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Tuesday urged the local farmers to seek inspiration from Kerala's jackfruit farmers.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Sensex zooms 700 points, RIL up 2% (2nd Ld)
Mumbai, Jan 19 (IANS) The Indian equity indices continued their upward trajectory during the afternoon trade on Tuesday, with the BSE Sensex gaining over 700 points.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Adani Enterprises signs concession agreement with AAI for 3 airports
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Adani Enterprises on Tuesday said that it has signed the concession agreement with the Airports Authority of India (AAI) for operating and developing the Jaipur, Guwahati and Thiruvananthapuram airports.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Relieved to finally see daylight after car accident: Shripad Naik
Panaji, Jan 19 (IANS) More than a week after being hospitalised following a road accident, Union Minister of State for Defence Shripad Naik gave his first statement to the media on Tuesday and said he was relieved to finally see daylight.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Goa,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Remembering the modern-day genocide
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) The Holocaust Remembrance Day highlights the efforts of the national community to respond to , said the Reconciliation, Return & Rehabilitation, a body of the Kashmiri Pandit Migrants, on Tuesday.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Kerala: BJP conducts survey to select Assembly poll candidates
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 19 (IANS) The BJP national leadership is conducting a survey in all constituencies of Kerala to pick suitable candidates for the forthcoming Assembly election.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Gurugram: Veterinarian booked for death of 2 dogs
Gurugram, Jan 19 (IANS) The Gurugram police have booked a veterinary doctor and a compounder for negligence that led to the death of two pet dogs belonging to a resident of Sector-56 here.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Haryana,National,Environment/Wildlife
Really proud of each & every individual in team: Rahane
Brisbane, Jan 19 (IANS) Extremely jubilant with team's emphatic win in Brisbane, stand-in India skipper Ajinkya Rahane on Tuesday heaped praise on the individuals within the team for the character that they showed during the course of the four-match series against Australia.
2021-01-19
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Vijay Deverakonda used to worry if people would come to watch his films
Mumbai, Jan 19 (IANS) Telugu superstar Vijay Deverakonda on Tuesday revealed that there was a time he would worry if anyone would notice his work, and if people would turn up at theatres to watch his films.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
JEE, NEET syllabus to remain unchanged for 2021
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) The Ministry of Education on Tuesday announced that the syllabus of the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) and the National Eligibility-cum- Entrance Test (NEET) would remain unchanged for 2021.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
Over 47k sampled for Covid-19 testing in Beijing
Beijing, Jan 19 (IANS) Beijing's Daxing district has sampled over 470,000 people for nucleic acid tests as part of an extensive testing campaign against the novel coronavirus in the wake of new confirmed cases, local authorities said on Tuesday.
2021-01-19
Category: International, China,Health/Medicine
'Suicide Squad' star Joel Kinnaman, model Kelly Gale engaged
Los Angeles, Jan 19 (IANS) Hollywood actor Joel Kinnaman on Tuesday shared news of his engagement to girlfriend, model Kelly Gale, on social media. 
2021-01-19
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Rakul Preet's mantra: Strong is the new sexy
Mumbai, Jan 19 (IANS) Actress Rakul Preet Singh on Tuesday shared her latest mantra in life with fans on social media. She believes that strong is the new sexy.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
UN concerned about consequences of US' Houthi designation
United Nations, Jan 19 (IANS) The UN has continued to express concerns over the consequences of the US designation of the Houthi militia in Yemen as a terrorist organisation, a spokesman said here.
2021-01-19
Category: International, United States,Politics
Inderpreet Wadhwa, Mitesh Shah join BluSmart Mobility board
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Homegrown electric shared smart mobility platform BluSmart Mobility on Tuesday said it has appointed Azure Power founder Inderpreet Wadhwa and Inflection Point Ventures (IPV) Co-founder Mitesh Shah to its board.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
TECNO offers on smartphones during Flipkart's R-Day Sale
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Adding joy to the Republic Day celebrations around the corner, TECNO, the global premium smartphone brand on Tuesday announced discounts and offers on their range of smartphones during Flipkart's upcoming 'Republic Day Sale' commencing from January 20 to January 24.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Zayn Malik smokes weed, drinks beer at Insta live session with fans
New York, Jan 19 (IANS) English pop star Zayn Malik left fans concerned as he smoked marijuana and guzzled beer during an Instagram live session from New York. 
2021-01-19
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Akhilesh ready for seat adjustment with uncle Shivpal
Lucknow, Jan 19 (IANS) Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav has now said that he is open to further discussions with estranged uncle Shivpal Yadav's Pragatisheel Samajwadi Party Lohia (PSPL) for adjustments on seats for the 2022 Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Ekta Kapoor delighted to give Mr Faisu and Ruhii Singh a break
Mumbai, Jan 19 (IANS) Ekta Kapoor has cast social media influencers Ruhii Singh and Faisal Shaikh, popularly known as Mr Faisu, as the lead cast of her upcoming web series, Bang Baang. The producer claims the act is part of her effort to give new talents across the country come up with entertaining content for the audience.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
When India was brought to its knees
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) It is a vile and obnoxious tale of ethno centrism practised with great glee by a bunch of radicals in the heart of Kashmir Valley famed for its brand of Kashmiriyat on this fateful day exactly 31 years ago.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Kashmir,Terrorism
Afghan President, NATO chief discuss peace talks
Kabul, Jan 19 (IANS) Afghan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani and NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg held a phone conversation during which they discussed the peace talks between the Kabul government and the Taliban, an official statement said here on Tuesday.
2021-01-19
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
India conquer Gabba fortress, clinch Border-Gavaskar Trophy
Brisbane, Jan 19 (IANS) "I think a drawn series will be worse than the loss a couple of years ago," former Australia skipper Ricky Ponting said on Monday. However, the Indian team on Tuesday went one step further as they came out with one of the best Day Five batting performances to beat Australia by three wickets in the fourth and final Test at The Gabba, thereby winning the four-match Border-Gavaskar series 2-1.
2021-01-19
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
US police officer killed in armed standoff
Washington, Jan 19 (IANS) A police officer was shot dead during an armed standoff in the US state of Ohio, authorities said.
2021-01-19
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Kabir Bedi says his autobiography 'is not a kiss and tell book'
Mumbai, Jan 19 (IANS) Veteran actor Kabir Bedi says his upcoming autobiography is not a kiss and tell book, but one that will reveal a lot of things new to readers with raw emotional intensity. He adds that he plans to release the book in summer this year.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Kim Kardashian, Kanye West stop seeking marriage counselling
Los Angeles, Jan 19 (IANS) Rapper Kanye West and socialite wife Kim Kardashian have reportedly stopped going for marriage counselling. 
2021-01-19
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz
Splitsville for Ben Affleck and Ana de Armas
Los Angeles, Jan 19 (IANS) After dating for almost a year, Hollywood stars Ben Affleck and Ana de Armas have called it quits. The split happened over phone.
2021-01-19
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Major overhaul of economic offences investigation on the cards
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) The government is in the process of drawing the final contours of the restructuring of the revenue department.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Big B's throwback pic from Mr Natwarlal set with Hrithik as a child
Mumbai, Jan 19 (IANS) Amitabh Bachchan on Tuesday shared a throwback black and white photo of himself from the sets of his 1979 film Mr Natwarlal which also features Hrithik Roshan as a young boy of four or five.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Novel ML technique to enhance predictions of Covid outcomes
New York, Jan 19 (IANS) Researchers have published one of the first studies using a Machine Learning (ML) technique called "federated learning" to examine electronic health records to better predict how Covid-19 patients will progress.
2021-01-19
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech,Health/Medicine
HC seeks response on plea for more compensation to riot-affected
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) The Delhi High Court has issued notice to the central and Delhi governments on a plea for hike in compensation to victims of riots in north-east Delhi in February 2020.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
Vivo Y20G with Helio G80 Soc, 5000mAh battery launched
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Vivo on Tuesday expanded its Y-series line-up with the launch of the Vivo Y20G smartphone Priced at Rs 14,990 for a 6GB+128GB storage variant in India.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Pak Army recovers American mountaineer's body near K2
Islamabad, Jan 19 (IANS) The Pakistan Army has recovered the body of an American climber near K2, the second highest peak of the world, making the second death of a foreign mountaineer in the area in less than a week, the media reported on Tuesday.
2021-01-19
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
New method to help fast-track vaccines for pre-clinical tests
Sydney, Jan 19 (IANS) Scientists in Australia have developed a new method for fast-tracking synthesis of safe vaccines, an approach that can be used to test vaccine strategies against novel pandemic pathogens such as SARS-CoV-2, the virus responsible for Covid-19.
2021-01-19
Category: International, Australia,Health/Medicine
India breach Fortress Gabba, first to beat Aus at the venue in 32 years
Brisbane, Jan 19 (IANS) India on Tuesday became the first team to beat Australia at The Gabba in over 32 years when they defeated the hosts by three wickets in the fourth and final Test and clinched the Border-Gavaskar Trophy 2-1.
2021-01-19
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Simple, cheap test can help save lives from colorectal cancer
London, Jan 19 (IANS) Researchers have demonstrated that a simple, cheap test can help identify who is at risk of developing colorectal cancer, aiding early diagnosis and potentially saving lives.
2021-01-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
ISRO to board merchandise market with its assets
Chennai, Jan 19 (IANS) India's space agency Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has boarded the merchandise market with its logos and other assets.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Technology
Avoid Covaxin in case of allergies, fever: Bharat Biotech
Hyderabad, Jan 19 (IANS) Bharat Biotech, makers of India's first indigenous vaccine for Covid-19, has advised people not to take 'Covaxin' if they have allergies, fever, bleeding disorder, are on blood thinners, immune-comrpomised, or are on medicines that affect immune system.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Indians in UAE prep for low key R-Day celebrations
Abu Dhabi, Jan 19 (IANS) Indian missions and organisations across the United Arab Emirates (UAE) are prepping for scaled-down Republic Day celebrations this January 26 in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.
2021-01-19
Category: International, Togo,Diaspora
PM condoles death of oncologist Dr Shanta
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday expressed grief over the demise of Dr V Shanta, one of the senior-most Indian oncologists who headed the Adyar Cancer Institute.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Biggest ever ration racket busted in Indore
Indore, Jan 19 (IANS) In the ongoing campaign against mafias in Madhya Pradesh, the Indore administration has claimed to have busted the biggest ration racket in the state so far.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
2 tech institutions bag AICTE-CII awards for best industry linkage
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Two technology-driven institution have emerged as winners for best industry-academia linkage at the 'AICTE-CII survey of industry-linked 'Technical Institutes 2020 awards.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Delhi,Education
Kerala expects Covid cases to fall only by July
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 19 (IANS) The Kerala Health Department, headed by Minister K.K. Shailaja, is sceptical as the number of Covid patients has been on the rise everyday and a study conducted by it says that the cases were expected to come down to 1,000 per day only by July.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
'Atmanirbhar Bharat' does not mean isolated India: Prasad
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Union Minister for Communications, Electronics and Information Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad on Tuesday said that 'Atmanirbhar Bharat' does not mean an isolated India.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Asia Pacific Big Data Analytics solutions revenue grows 12%: IDC
Singapore, Jan 19 (IANS) Revenues for Big Data and Analytics (BDA) solutions to reach $22.6 billion in 2020, with a year-over-year growth of 12 per cent over 2019 in Asia-Pacific, according to a report by industry tacker International Data Corporation (IDC).
2021-01-19
Category: International, Singapore,Technology
Biden spokesperson dismisses Trump's plan to lift travel curbs
Washington, Jan 19 (IANS) US President-elect Joe Biden's spokesperson has dismissed outgoing President Donald Trump's plan to lift travel restrictions on much of Europe and Brazil starting from January 26.
2021-01-19
Category: International, United States,Politics
Bumrah, Ashwin get into groove ahead of England Tests
Brisbane, Jan 19 (IANS) Ace Indian bowlers Jasprit Bumrah and Ravichandran Ashwin might have missed the fourth and final Test against Australia but the duo have begun their preparation for the upcoming four-match Test series against England.
2021-01-19
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Aus to go ahead with Pfizer vaccine despite reported deaths
Canberra, Jan 19 (IANS) A top adviser to the Australian government has said that the country is likely to go ahead with the Pfizer vaccine despite the deaths of 29 elderly Norwegian patients, who lost their lives following inoculation.
2021-01-19
Category: International, Australia,Health/Medicine
Shruti, Akshara release joint statement on Kamal Haasan's leg surgery
Mumbai, Jan 19 (IANS) Actress sisters Shruti and Akshara Haasan on Tuesday shared an update about their father Kamal Haasans health, post his leg surgery.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Chinese mainland reports 118 new cases
Beijing, Jan 19 (IANS) The Chinese mainland has registered 118 new coronavirus cases, of which 106 were locally transmitted and 12 arrived from outside the National Health Commission said on Tuesday.
2021-01-19
Category: International, China,Health/Medicine
The horrors of January 19/20 night
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) January 19 every year is observed as the mass exodus day by the minority Kashmiri Pandit community as it harks back to numerous tales of horror and tragedy that engulfed lakhs of families on that night in 1990.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society,Terrorism
Bigg Boss 14: Devoleena reveals her strategy as Eijaz Khan's proxy
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Television actress Devoleena Bhattacharjee is all set to enter Bigg Boss 14 as a proxy to contestant Eijaz Khan, who had to make a temporary exit from the show. She says she has no strategy or a gameplan to deal with housemates during her stay.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
WHO panel highlights effective multilateralism in Covid response
Geneva, Jan 19 (IANS) A latest interim report by a WHO pandemic review panel has highlighted effective multilateralism in the preparation and response to the ongoing Covid-19 crisis, saying that the consequences of this pandemic remind the world of how important effective multilateralism is.
2021-01-19
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Health/Medicine
Naseeruddin Shah and Tusshar Kapoor to star in Maarrich
Mumbai, Jan 19 (IANS) Naseeruddin Shah and Tusshar Kapoor will feature together in the whodunit thriller, Maarrich. 
2021-01-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Bigg Boss 14: Rakhi wants to have baby with Abhinav
Mumbai, Jan 19 (IANS)  Bigg Boss 14 contestant Rakhi Sawant has revealed that she has frozen her eggs, and confessed that she wants fellow housemate and actor Abhinav Shukla to be her donor.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Petrol, diesel prices breach record high levels
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Petrol and diesel prices rose again by 25 paise per litre each on Tuesday after oil marketing companies decided to continue the upward price revision of auto fuels in the wake of enlarging under recovery on sale of the two products.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Delhi,National
In saga of immigration, Indians travel from exclusion to Vice Presidency
New York, Jan 19 (IANS) The first Indian recorded to have reached the shores of the US is a man from Madras (now Chennai), the area from where the family of Shyamala Gopalan, mother of Vice President-elect Kamala Harris, hails.
2021-01-19
Category: International, United States,Diaspora
Realme C12 smartphone's 4GB RAM variant now in India
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Realme on Tuesday launched a new variant of its entry-level smartphone Realme C12 with 4GB RAM and 64GB ROM for Rs 9,999 in India.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
EU plans to start spending huge recovery fund in months
Brussels, Jan 19 (IANS) The European Union (EU) has planned to start raising and allocating in the next few months the main part of the 750 billion euro ($906 billion) recovery fund, designed to bail out the bloc's economies hard hit by the Covid-19 pandemic, EU Commissioner for Economy Paolo Gentiloni said.
2021-01-19
Category: International, Belgium,Politics
Sensex up 500 points, trades well above 49,000 (Ld)
Mumbai, Jan 19 (IANS) The BSE Sensex surged over 500 points on Tuesday to reclaim the 49,000-mark.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
New kits of Indian football teams unveiled
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) The new official kits for the Indian senior men's and women's as well as junior men's and women's football teams were recently unveiled by Delhi-based sportswear brand SIX5SIX along with the All India Football Federation (AIFF).
2021-01-19
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
14 migrant labourers crushed under speeding truck in Gujarat
Gandhinagar, Jan 19 (IANS) At least 14 migrant labourers from Rajasthan, including a child sleeping near a road were crushed to death and six others injured on Tuesday morning by a speeding dumper truck in Gujarat's Surat, police said.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
23 killed in clashes between Yemeni army, Houthis
Sanaa, Jan 19 (IANS) At least 23 fighters from both Yemeni army and Houthi militia were killed in clashes in Yemen's Red Sea port city of Hodeidah, a local government military source said.
2021-01-19
Category: International, Yemen,Politics
Remains of Roman fort unearthed in Egypt's Aswan
Cairo, Jan 19 (IANS) The Egyptian Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities has announced the discovery of remains of a Roman fort in the country's Aswan Governorate.
2021-01-19
Category: International, Egypt,Human Interest/Society
Renowned oncologist V.Shanta of Adyar Cancer Institute no more
Chennai, Jan 19 (IANS) Veteran oncologist V. Shanta who headed the Cancer Institute (WIA) here, popularly known as Adyar Cancer Institute died at a private hospital on Tuesday early morning.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine
UAE temporarily suspends visa-free deal with Israel
Tel Aviv, Jan 19 (IANS) The Israeli Foreign Ministry has announced that the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has temporarily suspended a visa-exemption deal with the Jewish state, citing coronavirus fears.
2021-01-19
Category: International, Israel,Politics
I'm probably doing things right: Bhuvan Bam crossing 20M subscribers
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANSlife) YouTuber Bhuvan Bam, who has become India's first independent digital content creator whose channel 'BB Ki Vines' has crossed a record 3 billion collective views reach and cross 20 million subscribers, says: "These growing numbers are indicative of the things I'm probably doing right."
2021-01-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Natural and ayurvedic tips to prevent bird flu
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANSlife) Bird flu, also called avian influenza, has come as a double whammy for countries that are already fighting their biggest battle against Covid-19. Again the sign and symptoms are related to the respiratory system only along with fever. Since there is not much clarity about its complications and other issues which patients can face, there is no one way to deal with this situation.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
'Israel racing to increase settlements before Biden takes office'
Ramallah, Jan 19 (IANS) Palestinian Prime Minister Mohammed Ishtaye said that the Israeli government was racing to build more settlements before US President-elect Joe Biden takes office on Wednesday.
2021-01-19
Category: International, Israel,Politics
Private LTE-5G infrastructure market to reach $5.7 bn in 2024
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) The private LTE/5G infrastructure market will grow from $945 million to reach $5.7 billion in 2024 as demand from mission-critical organisations are driving early investment, according to a new IDC report.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Delhi cyclothon promotes green, healthy living
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANSlife) Cycling is the present and future of sustainable life. Paddling not only eases the carbon footprint on Earth but also promotes healthy living, says Pankaj Taneja from Delhi Riders Club (DRC), who recently participated in a 26-kilometre cyclothon in Delhi along with over 81 other cyclists. As the world recovers from the reeling impact post the pandemic, the cyclothon aimed to encourage healthy, fit and sustainable lifestyles.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
WEF announces dates, theme for Davos Agenda 2021
Geneva, Jan 19 (IANS) The World Economic Forum (WEF) has announced that its Davos Agenda event would take place virtually from January 25-29 under the theme "A Crucial Year to Rebuild Trust".
2021-01-19
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Politics
Anuradha Goyal pens a must-read guidebook to India's temples
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANSlife) For author and noted travel blogger Anuradha Goyal, who has penned the book 'Lotus in the Stone: Sacred Journeys in Eternal India' on India's most sacred sites, temples contain vignettes of our history, heritage, art history, folk tales, aesthetics. Condensing years of her travel into writing, Goyal presents a travelogue rooted deep into Indian history and culture.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Lack of compliments top reason for female infidelity: Survey
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANSlife) The lack of compliments and acts of kindness from their spouses is the top reason for female infidelity, reveals a study.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Netaji's birthday to be marked as 'Parakram Diwas' every year: Govt
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) The Ministry of Culture on Tuesday said that the government has decided to celebrate the birthday of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose that falls on January 23 as 'Parakram Diwas' from now on every year.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Homegrown auction house Cymmon's to host first e-auction
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANSlife) Founded by Krishna Moolagundam, an avid art collector and founder of Hyderabad-based Moolagundam Art Gallery, Indian auction house Cymmon's will host its first online auction from January 21-22.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
5 benefits of hemp induced skincare products
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANSlife) Hemp is one of the most talked about ingredient in the beauty industry. When it comes to skincare the many benefits of hemp or hemp seed oil makes it's a hero ingredient. It contains a very little cannabinoid, a compound often used for therapeutic purposes and help in soothing the skin and relieving inflammation. Along with essential fatty acids, hemp oil contains vitamins, minerals, and amino acids which improves skin's health. Nowadays the buzzy ingredient is taking over the world of beauty and skincare, from hand cream and facemask to body oil, creams and cleansers, there is an array of hemp-infused products popping up in beauty supply stores everywhere.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Iraqi political bloc confirms commitment to withdrawing foreign forces
Baghdad, Jan 19 (IANS) A leading Iraqi political bloc has confirmed it would not retreat from demanding the government to implement Parliament's decision to withdraw foreign forces from the country.
2021-01-19
Category: International, Iraq,Politics
India beat Chile 4-2 in junior women's hockey
Santiago (Chile), Jan 19 (IANS) An inspiring performance in the last quarter of the match saw the Indian junior women's hockey team score thrice inside the last nine minutes to register a 4-2 win over the Chile junior women's team at the Prince of Wales Country Club in their second encounter of the tour.
2021-01-19
Category: International, Iraq,Sports,Hockey
Italian PM wins confidence vote ahead of Senate test
Rome, Jan 19 (IANS) Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte has won the first of two confidence votes at the Lower House of Parliament by 321 in favour, 259 against and 27 abstaining.
2021-01-19
Category: International, Italy,Politics
Nawazuddin: Characters my favourite, are not liked by people much
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Critically acclaimed actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui says he loves playing dry characters that do not go overboard with emotions, even though the audience rarely roots for such roles.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
iOS 14.4 to add warning on iPhones over 3rd party cameras
San Francisco, Jan 19 (IANS) In the second beta of iOS 14.4, Apple is introducing a new warning on iPhones that have had their camera repaired or replaced with aftermarket components rather than the genuine Apple components.
2021-01-19
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Toll from tribal violence in Sudan's West Darfur reaches 129
Khartoum, Jan 19 (IANS) The death toll due to the bloody tribal violence which broke up in El Geneina, the capital city of Sudan's West Darfur State, has increased to 129, while the number of the injured stood at 198, according to authorities.
2021-01-19
Category: International, Sudan,Politics
Lenovo Legion 5 (AMD): Makes immersive PC gaming affordable
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) PC gaming in India is on the rise and the wannabes are looking for laptops that fulfill the heavy-duty gaming needs beyond the mobile experience.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Egypt resumes commercial flights to Qatar
Cairo, Jan 19 (IANS) In a first since 2017, Egypt has resumed commercial flights to Qatar following a milestone agreement between the two Arab nations to resume bilateral ties.
2021-01-19
Category: International, Egypt,Politics
Akhara Parishad seeks written assurance from Tandav actors, director
Prayagraj (Uttar Pradesh), Jan 19 (IANS) The Akhil Bhartiya Akhara Parishad (ABAP) has said that there was no question of pardoning the makers of 'Tandav' web series unless all Muslim actors and directors submit affidavits that they will not insult and ridicule Hindu Gods and goddesses.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz
Indians invited to join Commonwealth Youth Council
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Young people from India too are invited to join the Commonwealth Youth Council, one of the world's largest representing Commonwealth's 1.4 billion young people, an official statement said on Tuesday.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy
Pant fastest Indian wicketkeeper to score 1,000 Test runs
Brisbane, Jan 19 (IANS) Left-handed batsman Rishabh Pant on Tuesday became the fastest Indian wicketkeeper to score 1,000 runs in Test cricket.
2021-01-19
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Telangana's Covid recovery rate crosses 98%
Hyderabad, Jan 19 (IANS) The Covid-19 recovery rate in Telangana has crossed 98 per cent as the state continued to see more recoveries than new cases.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Start of 2021 sees upward trend in Covid situation: WHO
Geneva, Jan 19 (IANS) Following two weeks of lower reporting towards the end of 2020, an overall upward trend of the Covid-19 pandemic has been witnessed in the first several weeks of 2021, a senior World Health Organization (WHO) official said.
2021-01-19
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Health/Medicine
Law student held for objectionable post on Modi, Yogi
Gorakhpur (Uttar Pradesh), Jan 19 (IANS) The Gorakhpur police have arrested a 24-year-old law student for allegedly uploading offensive post against Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on social media.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
UNSC condemns attack on Mali peacekeeping mission
United Nations, Jan 19 (IANS) The UN Security Council (UNSC) has strongly condemned last week's attack against a peacekeeping mission in Mali, which killed one personnel from Egypt.
2021-01-19
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Sindhu, Srikanth ease into 2nd round of Thailand Open
Bangkok, Jan 19 (IANS) Ace Indian men's shuttler Kidambi Srikanth on Tuesday continued Indian badminton's winning momentum at the Toyota Thailand Open as he entered the second round defeating Thailand's Sitthikom Thammasin in straight games.
2021-01-19
Category: International, Thailand,Sports,Badminton
Sensex gains over 400 points; auto, metal stocks rise
Mumbai, Jan 19 (IANS) The key Indian equity indices opened on a positive note on Tuesday with the BSE Sensex rising over 400 points.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
UNHCR discloses funding gap to meet needs of Ethiopian refugees, IDPs
Addis Ababa, Jan 19 (IANS) The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) disclosed that it has only received 39 per cent of the $385.1 million it needs to meet the needs of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) and refugees in Ethiopia.
2021-01-19
Category: International, Ethiopia,Politics
4th Test: Pujara holds ground as India need 145 to win in final session
Brisbane, Jan 19 (IANS) Batting mainstay Cheteshwar Pujara on Tuesday continued to bat like his usual self, despite coping numerous blows on his hands and helmet, as he helped India reach 183/3 at Tea on the last day of the fourth and final Test against Australia at The Gabba.
2021-01-19
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Number of unemployed people in Israel reach over 657,000
Tel Aviv, Jan 19 (IANS) Amid an ongoing complete lockdown imposed due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the number of unemployed people in Israel has increased to more than 657,000, official data revealed.
2021-01-19
Category: International, Israel,Politics
UP court orders Cong, BSP leaders properties to be attached
Lucknow, Jan 19 (IANS) A special MP/MLA court has ordered for the attachment of properties of Congress leader Naseemuddin Siddiqui and Bahujan Samaj Party leader Ram Achal Rajbhar for evading arrest in a criminal case.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
CBSE topper from Gorakhpur invited to witness R-Day parade
Gorakhpur (Uttar Pradesh), Jan 19 (IANS) Divyangi Tripathi, the CBSE topper, has been invited to witness the Republic Day parade from the Prime Minister's Box in Delhi, along with other meritorious students from across the country.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education
Samsung's smart tracking tag to go on sale this week
Seoul, Jan 19 (IANS) Samsung has said it will release its smart tracking tag on the market this week as the South Korean tech giant tries to expand its mobile ecosystem with advanced communications solutions.
2021-01-19
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
Roadies Revolution winner Hamid Barkzi on ever Bigg Boss chance
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Hamid Barkzi has just won the 17th edition of Roadies Revolution and he says he would definitely try to participate in the popular reality show Bigg Boss.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Why you need to switch from Facebook Messenger now
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) As the debate rages over new WhatsApp data sharing policy, another Facebook family product called Messenger does not offer any end-to-end protection and is more prone to data breach, a security expert has claimed, adding that Messenger users should opt for safer apps first.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
At 10K, India records lowest Covid numbers since June
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Continuing its low streak of fresh daily cases, India on Tuesday recorded 10,064 new coronavirus infections in the past 24 hours, the lowest single-day spike in seven months.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Brazil launches mass Covid-19 vaccination campaign
Brasilia, Jan 19 (IANS) Brazil, currently one of the hardest-hit countries in the world by the pandemic, has launched its mass vaccination campaign against the novel coronavirus, Minister of Health Eduardo Pazuello said.
2021-01-19
Category: International, Brazil,Health/Medicine
Pak approves Sinopharm Covid vaccine for emergency use
Islamabad, Jan 19 (IANS) The Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan (DRAP) has approved a Covid-19 vaccine by China's Sinopharm for emergency use amid an unabated resurgence in the country.
2021-01-19
Category: International, Pakistan,Health/Medicine,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
UP exceeds paddy purchase target, ahead of deadline
Lucknow, Jan 19 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh has become the first state in the country to exceed the target of paddy purchase and that too, about two months in advance.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,Business/Economy
3 booked for rape-murder of Dalit girl in UP
Mahoba (Uttar Pradesh), Jan 19 (IANS) Three persons have been booked for allegedly raping and killing a Dalit girl, whose body was found hanging from a tree.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Hackers manipulated stolen Covid vax data to 'undermine trust'
London, Jan 19 (IANS) In a startling revelation, European Medicines Agency (EMA) has said that hackers have manipulated stolen Covid-19 vaccine data in an attempt to "undermine trust" in the vaccines.
2021-01-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,National,Health/Medicine,Technology
Kamala Harris resigns from Senate ahead of inauguration
Washington, Jan 19 (IANS) Ahead of her inauguration as the 49th Vice President of the US on Wednesday, Kamala Harris has formally resigned from the Senate.
2021-01-19
Category: International, United States,International
90-year-old woman thrashed by daughter-in-law
Agra (Uttar Pradesh), Jan 19 (IANS) A 90-year-old woman, Maya Devi, was allegedly beaten up by her daughter-in-law, 60, with a broom in the Bah area because the old woman went out of the house without informing her.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
'More people in UK hospitals than at any other time during pandemic'
London, Jan 19 (IANS) UK Health Secretary Matt Hancock said that there were more people currently in hospital than at any other time since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic early last year.
2021-01-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
Newborn found abandoned in UP temple
Firozabad (Uttar Pradesh), Jan 19 (IANS) A newborn baby girl was found wrapped inside a plastic bag in a temple premises in Firozabad district of Uttar Pradesh amid a severe cold wave condition.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society
PV Sindhu eases into second round of Thailand Open
Bangkok, Jan 19 (IANS) World champion PV Sindhu on Tuesday cruised into the second round of the Toyota Thailand Open after registering a comfortable win over local Busanan Ongbamrungphan.
2021-01-19
Category: International, Thailand,Sports,Badminton
Agra mayor seeks night ban on expressway traffic
Agra (Uttar Pradesh), Jan 19 (IANS) The Mayor of Agra, Naveen Jain, has written a letter to Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath seeking a 12-hour ban on travel on the expressways connecting Agra.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Canada to lift Boeing 737 MAX flight ban
Ottawa, Jan 19 (IANS) The Canadian government has decided to allow the globally grounded Boeing 737 MAX aircraft fleet to fly again in the country's airspace starting from Wednesday, the Transport Ministry announced in a statement.
2021-01-19
Category: International, Canada,Politics
Telegram blocks hundreds of public calls for violence in US
San Francisco, Jan 19 (IANS) Amid the tense political situation in the US, encrypted messaging app Telegram has blocked and shut down hundreds of public calls for violence that couldve otherwise reached tens of thousands of users in the country.
2021-01-19
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Melania Trump asks to choose 'love over hatred' in farewell speech
Washington, Jan 19 (IANS) With just one day left for Joe Biden to be inaugurated as the 46th President of the US, outgoing First Lady Melania Trump bode farewell to the nation, asking every American to "always choose love over hatred, peace over violence, and others before yourself".
2021-01-19
Category: International, United States,International
EU set to rule on 2018 WhatsApp-Facebook data sharing case
London, Jan 19 (IANS) A 2018 case in the European Union (EU) focused on the transparency of data-sharing between Facebook and WhatsApp is headed for a final decision, at a time when WhatsApp is facing scrutiny over its new data policy.
2021-01-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Technology,Immigration/Law/Rights
Mathura's Shahi Idgah cases to be heard Jan-end
Mathura (Uttar Pradesh), Jan 19 (IANS) Hearing on two petitions related to seeking removal of the Shahi Idgah, situated adjacent to the Shri Krishna Temple in Mathura, will now take place on January 28 and 29.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion
RSS set to see changes, new face may replace Bhaiyyaji Joshi
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) is set to witness a major organisational change after its crucial meeting in March.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Poland national football team coach Brzeczek sacked
Warsaw, Jan 19 (IANS) Poland national team coach Jerzy Brzeczek has been sacked, the Polish Football Association (PZPN) has announced on its official website.
2021-01-19
Category: International, Poland,Sports,Football
'I am the butterfly, unfiltered'
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) While watching Harvey Weinsteins story on television, who was convicted of multiple sex offenses, she began to imagine how the people of the subcontinent would react if such a news broke out centering around a person from this part of the world. Bill Clintons affair with Monica Lewinsky also came to her mind. And that is how Pakistani writer Moni Mohsins latest book 'The Impeccable Integrity of Ruby R, recently published by Penguin Random House was conceived.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Ibra's brace inspires 10-man Milan past Cagliari in Serie A
Rome, Jan 19 (IANS) Zlatan Ibrahimovic's double helped AC Milan enjoy a 2-0 victory away to Cagliari in their latest encounter, despite Alexis Saelemaekers's red card.
2021-01-19
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Football
Rajesh Tailang: Want to direct one feature film
Mumbai, Jan 19 (IANS) Actor-filmmaker Rajesh Tailang, who has directed a short film during lockdown titled Trivedi Ji, has said that he would like to direct a feature film once in his life.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
US Covid cases top 24mn ahead of Biden's inauguration (Ld)
Washington, Jan 19 (IANS) Reaching yet another grim milestone, the overall number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the US, currently the hardest-hit country, has surpassed the 24 million mark, about 24 hours ahead of President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration.
2021-01-19
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Global Covid-19 cases top 95.5 mn: Johns Hopkins
Washington, Jan 19 (IANS) The total number of global coronavirus cases has topped 95.5 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 2.03 million, according to the Johns Hopkins University.
2021-01-19
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Hiten Tejwani: Role in 'Gupta Brothers' will add to my body of work
Mumbai, Jan 19 (IANS) Actor Hiten Tejwani, who is known for his roles in shows such as Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi and Kutumb among others, feels that his role in ongoing show Gupta Brothers should do well for his career.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Gill rolls on, Pujara takes blows as India go to lunch at 83/1
Brisbane, Jan 19 (IANS) Shubman Gill (batting 64 off 117) scored his second half-century of the series while Cheteshwar Pujara (batting 8 off 90) survived a barrage of short deliveries from Pat Cummins-led Australia attack as India went to lunch at 83 for one on the fifth and final day of the fourth and final Test.
2021-01-19
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Paul Bettany says his superhero avatar Vision is part Ultron, part Tony Stark
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Hollywood star Paul Bettany says his superhero avatar, Vision, has always been part Tony Stark, or Iron Man, and part Ultron.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
US Covid-19 catastrophe is Biden's problem now
New York, Jan 19 (IANS) At noon on January 20, 2021, almost a full year after the first coronavirus case was reported in the US, Covid-19 will no longer be Donald Trump's problem to solve. It will be incoming US president Joe Biden's.
2021-01-19
Category: International, United States,Politics
Covid-19 vax: WHO warns of 'catastrophic moral failure'
Geneva, Jan 19 (IANS) The world faces a "catastrophic moral failure" because of unequal Covid-19 vaccine policies, the head of the World Health Organization (WHO) has warned.
2021-01-19
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Health/Medicine
Jared Leto calls Zack Snyder a 'madman'
Los Angeles, Jan 19 (IANS) Actor Jared Leto says he enjoyed working with director Zack Snyder on his version of Justice League, known as the Snyder cut.
2021-01-19
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Elizabeth Olsen: Nepotism creates fear that you don't deserve the work you get
Los Angeles, Jan 19 (IANS) Hollywood star Elizabeth Olsen says she once thought of changing her surname and distance herself from the success of her family because it was insanity growing up in the spotlight.
2021-01-19
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
UK reports 37,535 new Covid cases, 599 deaths
London, Jan 19 (IANS) Another 37,535 people in Britain have tested positive for Covid-19, the lowest daily increase since the start of the year, according to official figures released on Monday.
2021-01-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
US Covid cases surpass 24 million: Johns Hopkins University
New York, Jan 19 (IANS) The total number of Covid-19 cases in the US topped 24 million on Monday, according to the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University.
2021-01-19
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
France registers 403 new Covid-19 deaths
Paris, Jan 19 (IANS) France on Monday reported 403 new Covid-19 deaths in the past 24 hours, the heaviest daily toll since November 24, raising the country's coronavirus-related fatalities to 70,686, according to figures from the health authorities.
2021-01-19
Category: International, France,Health/Medicine
17-year-old stabbed to death over cricket match scuffle
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) A 17-year-old boy has been stabbed to death following a scuffle during a cricket match in Outer Delhi's Nangloi area, the police said.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
K'taka's anti-cow slaughter law comes into effect
Udupi (Karnataka), Jan 19 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister, B.S. Yediyurappa on Monday announced the state's anti-Cow slaughter Act has come into effect after offering 'Go Pooja' on the penultimate day on nine-day long Brahmakalashostva rituals at Karamaballi Sri Venkatramana Temple in Karamballi.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Fearful Washington hunkers down; fire disrupts inauguration rehearsal
New York, Jan 19 (IANS) The Capitol area of Washington hunkering down under a pall of fear was put in a lockdown on Monday when a fire broke out in a camp of homeless people near the site of Wednesday's inauguration of Joe Biden as president and Kamala Harris as vice president.
2021-01-19
Category: International, United States,International
Kerala MLA Vijayadas dies of Covid-related complications
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 19 (IANS) Kongad MLA and CPM leader KV Vijayadas, 61, has died following multiple complications owing to Covid-19.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Talks between govt, farmer leaders postponed to Jan 20
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) The Union Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare on Monday said that the meeting between a group of ministers and farmer unions scheduled for January 19 has been postponed to January 20.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Delhi,National
SC seeks response from parties on Chardham road widening project
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) On the issue of road widening in the Chardham highway project, the Supreme Court on Monday asked the parties to submit their responses on the report of the high-powered committee, which is monitoring this project.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
South Central Railway's frontline staff receive Covid vaccine
Secunderabad, Jan 19 (IANS) The South Central Railway (SCR) zone has jabbed the first shots of Coronavirus vaccine on its frontline staff at the central railway hospital in Lallaguda, Secunderabad on Monday.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society
B'desh Foreign Secy to visit India on Jan 27
Dhaka, Jan 19 (IANS) Bangladesh Foreign Secretary Masud Bin Momen is set to visit India on January 27 to finalise Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Dhaka trip in March.
2021-01-19
Category: International, Bangladesh,National
Panel suggests provision for NCD issuance by LLPs
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) The Company Law Committee on Decriminalisation of the Limited Liability Partnership Act, 2008, has recommended the inclusion of a provision in the Act for issuance of non-convertible debentures (NCD) by LLPs.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
LS Speaker assures all Covid protocols during Budget Session
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla on Monday said all necessary arrangements will be made as per the Covid-19 protocols during the forthcoming Budget Session of the Parliament starting from January 29.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
B'luru: Disgruntled BJP legislators to meet on Tuesday
Bengaluru, Jan 19 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa's Political Secretary and MLA M.P. Renukacharya has said that a few ruling BJP legislators who had missed the ministerial berths in the recent state cabinet expansion would meet here on Tuesday to chalk out their strategy, including meeting senior party leaders in New Delhi.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
After 2-day halt, vaccination drive to resume in Maha from Tuesday
Mumbai, Jan 19 (IANS) After a two-day break, the Covid-19 vaccination drive will resume for four days all over Maharashtra starting Tuesday, officials said here on Monday.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Karnataka logs in 435 new Covid cases; 973 recoveries
Bengaluru, Jan 19 (IANS) In a healthy sign, only 435 new Covid-19 cases were registered in a day across Karnataka, while 973 patients recovered from the virus, said the state health bulletin on Monday.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
5 held for peddling corrosion as temple attack in Andhra
Ongole (Andhra Pradesh), Jan 19 (IANS) The police in Andhra Pradesh's Ongole district on Monday arrested five persons from different parts of the state for falsely propagating corrosion damage as temple attack on various social media platforms.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Third quarter has been best performing in recent years: Mindtree CEO
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Mindtree, a global technology services and digital transformation company guiding its clients to achieve faster business outcomes, announced its consolidated results on Monday for the third quarter ended December 31, 2020, as approved by its board of directors.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
UAE bizman nominated for govt's Centre for Migration
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 19 (IANS) M.A. Yusuffali, Chairman and Managing Director of UAE-based Lulu Group International has been nominated as expert member of the Governing Council of India Centre for Migration (ICM) by the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA).
2021-01-19
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Detained for sedition, 2 Manipur scribes released after admitting mistake
Imphal, Jan 19 (IANS) A day after detaining two Manipur editors on sedition charges after the publication of an article "supporting revolutionary ideology" in their online news portal, the police on Monday released the duo after they admitted that the write-up was published due to oversight, the police said.
2021-01-19
Category: India, Manipur,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Media
Coaching centres in Kota re-open with new normal norms
Jaipur, Jan 18 (IANS) Around 10 months after the Covid-19 pandemic threw Kota's Rs 3,000 crore coaching industry towards partial shutdown and brought in a digital switch overnight, the Rajasthan district on Monday opened its doors to students again, following the new normal norms which included ultra-violet lighting for sanitisation in classrooms, and marking seats with stickers to ensure social distancing.
2021-01-18
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Education
Integrated cell-cum-gene therapy facility unveiled in B'luru
Bengaluru, Jan 18 (IANS) Immuneel Therapeutics Ltd, co-founded by Biocon chairperson Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw, unveiled its integrated cell-and-gene therapy development and manufacturing facility at Narayana Hrudayalaya Health City on the outskirts of this tech city on Monday.
2021-01-18
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Healthcare sector revenues likely to grow by 20% in FY22: ICRA
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Even as the healthcare sector witnessed squeezing of revenues due to the Covid-19 pandemic, its long-term outlook remains stable on the back of swift rebound in occupancy as well as structural factors, ICRA said on Monday.
2021-01-18
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
K'taka: 47% beneficiaries given Covid vaccine on Day 2
Bengaluru, Jan 18 (IANS) Of the 81,219 beneficiaries in Karnataka, 38,242 were inoculated with Covid-19 vaccine, accounting for 47 per cent of the target set for the second day of the vaccination drive on Monday, said the state health department.
2021-01-18
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
One held for availing fake input tax credit of Rs 82.23 cr
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) In the ongoing drive against the availment of inadmissible input tax credit (ITC), officials of the of Central Goods and Services Tax (CGST) Commissionerate, Delhi East, have unearthed a multi-layered network of fictitious firms being used to generate and pass on fake ITC.
2021-01-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Don't deny the right of farmers' to hold march: Akali Dal
Chandigarh, Jan 18 (IANS) The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) on Monday appealed the government not to deny the constitutional right for a peaceful march in Delhi to law abiding farmers of the country on January 26.
2021-01-18
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Modi top choice for PM in 5 poll-bound states/UT
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Majority of the voters in poll-bound West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Assam, Puducherry and Kerala feel that Prime Minister Narendra Modi is the 'most suitable' candidate for the top post, as per the IANS C-Voter Battle for the States survey.
2021-01-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Syed Mushtaq Ali T20: Punjab, TN, Baroda storm into quarters
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Punjab, Tamil Nadu and Baroda on Monday advanced to the quarter-finals of the Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 Trophy after winning their last league games and topping their respective groups.
2021-01-18
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
'Indecent depiction of Hindu deities in Tandav is condemnable'
Jaipur, Jan 18 (IANS) Strongly condemning the indecent depiction of the Hindu Gods and Goddesses in the newly released 'Tandav' web series, BJP's Rajasthan unit chief Satish Poonia on Monday said that India's democracy gives freedom of expression, but in the name of liberty, many films insult Hindu deities which is highly objectionable.
2021-01-18
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Former NSEL CEO Anjani Sinha held for fake trading
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) The Economic Offences Wing (EOW) of Delhi Police said on Monday that it has arrested former CEO of National Spot Exchange Ltd (NSEL) Anjani Sinha for fictitious trading on the exchange and for creating false stocks.
2021-01-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Farmers' issues fail to strike a chord among people
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) The IANS C-Voter Battle for the States survey has divulged a surprising pattern about the likeliness of national issues concerning the public at large.
2021-01-18
Category: India, Delhi,National
Karnataka's Covid vaccine recipient dies of heart stroke: Minister
Bengaluru, Jan 18 (IANS) A recipient of Covid vaccine in Karnataka's Ballari city died of heart stroke (myocardial infarction) and not due to the vaccine, said state Health Minister K. Sudhakar on Monday.
2021-01-18
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Gujarat reports less than 500 Covid cases; toll at 4,367
Gandhinagar, Jan 18 (IANS) Gujarat on Monday reported 495 fresh Covid-19 cases, pushing the state's tally to 2,56,367, even as the death toll rose to 4,367, with two more fatalities, health officials said.
2021-01-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Raj govt slashes RT-PCR test cost to Rs 500
Jaipur, Jan 18 (IANS) Looking at the sharp fall in Covid cases in Rajasthan, Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Monday issued orders to lift the night curfew clamped in 13 districts and announced that RT-PCR tests will now cost Rs 500 instead of the earlier Rs 800.
2021-01-18
Category: India, Rajasthan,National
NIMHANS doctor on Sputnik vaccine advisory board
Moscow/New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) The Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF, Russias sovereign wealth fund) and the National Research Centre for Epidemiology and Microbiology named after N.F. Gamaleya (Gamaleya Centre) has announced the creation of an international scientific advisory board for the Sputnik V vaccine ? the worlds first registered vaccine against coronavirus.
2021-01-18
Category: International, Russian Federation,National,Health/Medicine
Accord top priority to maintain clean toilets in schools: AP CM
Amaravati, Jan 18 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on Monday directed officials to accord top priority to maintain clean toilets in government schools.
2021-01-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Education,Politics
SCBA writes to law minister seeking vaccination for legal fraternity
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) The Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) on Monday wrote to Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad seeking vaccination for judges, lawyers and judicial staff, which could bring back normalcy to the functioning of the courts at the earliest.
2021-01-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Andhra logs 81 new Covid cases, tally at 8.86 lakh
Amaravati, Jan 18 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh on Monday reported 81 fresh Covid-19 cases, pushing the state's tally to 8.86 lakh, even as 263 more patients recovered from the virus to outnumber the infections.
2021-01-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
CSC partners Sterlite Technologies to train 1L VLEs
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) The Common Services Centers (CSC) has partnered with Sterlite Technologies Limited (STL) to train one lakh Village Level Entrepreneurs (VLEs) for maintenance of the BharatNet, telecom infrastructure across the country, to strengthen availability of reliable internet to the citizens enabling their participation in digital governance and economy.
2021-01-18
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
LDF set to get highest vote share in Kerala
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) The ruling Left Democratic Front (LDF) in Kerala is projected to get the highest share of votes in the coming Assembly polls in Kerala scheduled later this year, as per the IANS C-Voter Battle for the States survey.
2021-01-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Indiamart Intermesh logs 29% growth in Oct-Dec
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Indiamart Intermesh on Monday reported a 29 per cent increase in its consolidated net profit for the October-December quarter on a year-on-year (YoY) basis to Rs 80 crore.
2021-01-18
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Hero Motors acquires stake in Hewland Engineering
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Auto component manufacturer Hero Motors Company (HMC) on Monday announced that it has acquired a strategic stake in UK's transmission design technology leader Hewland Engineering Ltd.
2021-01-18
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Kashmiri Pandits who returned to valley feel disillusioned
Srinagar, Jan 18 (IANS) 45-year-old Sanjay Raina is finding it difficult to live in Kashmir. He and his wife benefitted from a government scheme meant to bring Kashmiri Pandits back to the valley against government employment, ten years ago. They live in a small apartment at Sheikpora in Central Kashmirs Budgam district while his parents live in Jammu.
2021-01-18
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National
Unsold residential units may get extended tax break
New Delhi, Jan. Jan 18 (IANS) The real estate sector may be in for further bonanza with the government looking to extend tax free status of income accruing from unsold residential units by another year.
2021-01-18
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Delhi misses target by 56%, 17% less inoculation on Day 2
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Delhi recorded around 17 per cent lesser vaccination than the previous session, on the second day of the immunisation drive against Covid-19 on Monday.
2021-01-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Dad backed Siraj, even when he'd miss exams, says brother
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Mohammed Siraj and his elder brother Ismail are grateful to their late father because he wouldn't erupt in anger when exam results would reveal that the pace bowler was skipping them to play cricket matches. He would instead encourage him to play good cricket.
2021-01-18
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
BS Chandrasekhar stable, to be shifted out of ICU
Bengaluru, Jan 18 (IANS) Former India leg-spinner BS Chandrasekhar, who was admitted to hospital on Monday after complaining of fatigue and slurred speech, is stable.
2021-01-18
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Cricket
Photographers, guides of Sun Temple see a ray of hope
Bhubaneswar, Jan 18 (IANS) With a long black strap around his neck, fingers carefully on the camera shutter, eyes glued to the lens, 35-year-old Prakash Pandey takes a few steps backward.
2021-01-18
Category: India, Orissa,National
Thunderstorms expected on final day at the Gabba
Brisbane, Jan 18 (IANS) The final day of the fourth and final Test match between India and Australia promises to be a humdinger unless thunderstorms, that are expected on Tuesday, play spoilsport.
2021-01-18
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Karnataka authorities help 9-month baby reunite with mom on Sankranti
Haveri (Karnataka), Jan 18 (IANS) The heart-wrenching tale of 23-year-old distraught woman ended on a happy note with police reuniting her with her abandoned toddler. Fed up with her alcoholic husband's violent behaviour, the woman had decided to first desert her nine-month old baby and then commit suicide. But she failed as every time she tried to attempt suicide she was apparently "prevented" from taking the extreme step.
2021-01-18
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Features,Human Interest/Society
Sonowal first choice as Assam CM: Survey
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) BJP leader and Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal is the most "suitable" politician whom the voters want to elect again to rule the state after the upcoming Assembly elections, as per the IANS C-Voter Battle for the States survey.
2021-01-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Gurugram: Snags in Co-WIN app, only 41% health workers inoculated
Gurugram, Jan 18 (IANS) Gurugram reported Co-WIN application glitches in all its 45 vaccine session sites on the second day of the inoculation drive on Monday, resulting in only 41 per cent of the healthcare workers getting the vaccine jabs, which was lesser than the targeted numbers, health officials said.
2021-01-18
Category: India, Haryana,National,Health/Medicine
In poll-bound Bengal, anti-incumbency maximum against Mamata regime
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) The anti-incumbency factor in poll-bound West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Assam and Puducherry is working maximum against the incumbent governments, as per the IANS C-Voter Battle for the States survey.
2021-01-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
From original tunes to western beats, IAF Ashok Kumar to lead band contingent on Republic Day
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) From original compositions of martial tunes to western beats, Indian Air Force Warrant Officer Ashok Kumar has been leading the force band contingent for the last 13 years. He has been part of the Republic Day parade for the last 25 years, first as part of the team and then as team leader. This year, too, he will be leading the band of 72 musicians, including three drummers.
2021-01-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Features
Biden to tap Rohit Chopra for financial oversight role
New York, Jan 18 (IANS) US President-elect Joe Biden is all set to nominate Rohit Chopra of the Federal Trade Commission as the Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, adding to the growing list of nearly two dozen Indian Americans already named to top positions in the incoming White House team.
2021-01-18
Category: International, United States,International
Indian, French Rafales to be part of Desert Knight-21 war games in Jodhpur
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) For the first time, French and Indian and Rafale jets would be flying and exercising together during the Desert Knight-21 war games scheduled between January 20 and 24 in Jodhpur, a government source said.
2021-01-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Survey predicts clean sweep for NDA in Assam Assembly polls
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) As the political parties gear up for the forthcoming Assam Assembly elections, the ruling BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) is predicted to get majority of the seats, leaving its political opponents far behind, as per the IANS C-Voter Battle for the States survey.
2021-01-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Sex CD case: CBI seeks transfer of case involving Chhattisgarh CM to Delhi
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) The CBI on Monday urged the Supreme Court to transfer the alleged sex CD case, where Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel is an accused, to Delhi.
2021-01-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Kerala reports 3,346 fresh Covid-19 cases
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 18 (IANS) Kerala on Monday reported 3,346 new Covid-19 cases, said state's Health Minister K.K. Shailaja, adding that the test positivity rate now stands at 10.11 per cent.
2021-01-18
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
Death of UP man not linked to Covid vax: Govt
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) The central government on Monday said two people have died following Covid-19 immunisation, but the death of one of them is not related to the vaccination while the post-mortem report of the other beneficiary is still awaited.
2021-01-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Vijayan remains first choice for CM's post in Kerala
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Sitting Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan remains the first choice for the Chief Minister's post in the poll-bound state, as per the IANS C-Voter Battle for the States survey.
2021-01-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Avian influenza in poultry birds confirmed in 5 states: Govt
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) The Centre said on Monday that outbreak of Avian Influenza has been confirmed in 5 states for poultry birds and in 9 states for crows/migratory/wild birds till date.
2021-01-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
IAS officer's brother found dead in mysterious circumstances
Saharanpur (UP), Jan 18 (IANS) The body of Ankur Agarwal, brother of Luv Agarwal, an IAS officer posted in the health ministry, was found in mysterious circumstances in the Sarsawan industrial area on Monday night.
2021-01-18
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Mamata ahead in Bengal, DMK set for comeback in TN
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Mamata Banerjee is projected to win the West Bengal Assembly elections although with a reduced number of seats with the BJP set to make big gains, while in Tamil Nadu the DMK is set to make a strong comeback to power with a comfortable majority, toppling the ruling AIADMK, as per the IANS C-Voter Battle for the States survey.
2021-01-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
AIADMK to receive massive jolt in TN Assembly polls, DMK clear winner
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) The ruling AIADMK-led NDA alliance will face a major setback in the Assembly polls in Tamil Nadu scheduled later this year, as the DMK-led UPA is predicted to win 162 seats in the 234-member Assembly, as per the IANS C-Voter Battle for the States survey.
2021-01-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Odisha seeks Rs 7,200 cr for railways in Union Budget 2021-22
Bhubaneswar, Jan 18 (IANS) The Odisha government on Monday demanded Rs 7,200 crore in the railway sector and Rs 5,650 crore in the telecom sector in the forthcoming Union Budget for 2021-22.
2021-01-18
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
Despite defections, Trinamool to hold fort in Bengal (3)
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Despite facing defections by the party leaders, the Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamul Congress would manage to retain its fort in West Bengal as it is predicted to win 158 out of the 294 seats in the Assembly polls scheduled later this year, while the BJP will emerge as the second largest party in the state, as per the IANS C-Voter Battle for the States survey.
2021-01-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Mamata remains No. 1 choice for CM in Bengal
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Trinamul Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee remains the first choice of people to lead West Bengal, while BCCI chief and former India cricket captain Sourav Ganguly, who is yet to announce his entry into politics, is placed at number three, as per the IANS C-Voter Battle for the States survey.
2021-01-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Stalin first choice for CM's post in Tamil Nadu
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) DMK's M.K. Stalin is the first choice of the people of Tamil Nadu for the post of Chief Minister with sitting CM and AIADMK leader E.K. Palaniswami placed at a distant number two, as per the IANS C-Voter Battle for the States survey.
2021-01-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
BJP gaining big in Bengal as voters shift from Left, Congress
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) The BJP is set to get a massive positive swing of 27.3 per cent votes in the West Bengal Assembly elections, but may still end up as the runner-up as Mamata Banerjees Trinamool Congress is not suffering a serious breach in its vote share, according to the IANS C-Voter Battle for the States survey.
2021-01-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Congress-DMK, NDA in close contest in Puducherry Assembly polls
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) The upcoming Assembly polls in Puducherry would be crucial for the ruling Congress-led DMK with indications of a tough battle with the NDA, which may get an edge in the polls with Chief Minister V. Narayanasamy losing the reign, as per the IANS C-Voter Battle for the States survey.
2021-01-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
WhatsApp rival Hike shuts down messaging service
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Homegrown instant messaging app Hike Messenger, later known as Hike Sticker Chat, has been officially shut down.
2021-01-18
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
JP Nadda to visit Lucknow on Jan 21-22
Lucknow, Jan 18 (IANS) BJP President J.P. Nadda will arrive in Lucknow on January 21 on a two-day visit.
2021-01-18
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Harsh Varrdhan Kapoor: Doesn't matter if I'm the lead or in a film for 10 minutes
Mumbai, Jan 18 (IANS) Actor Harsh Varrdhan Kapoor, who recently had a cameo as himself in the Vikramaditya Motwane directorial AK Vs AK, says he approached the concept of playing himself as he would have done with any other character.
2021-01-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
SC asks Centre to share policy for declaring public holidays
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday asked the Centre to share its policy for declaring public holidays. The observation was made by the top court during hearing of a plea by Sikh organisation All India Shiromani Singh Sabha seeking uniform and non-arbitrary policy for declaring public holidays, contrary to whims and fancies of various political groups.
2021-01-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion
Sushant case coverage: 'Media trial' obstructs justice, says Bombay HC (Ld)
Mumbai, Jan. Jan 18 (IANS) In a significant verdict having ramifications on the Indian media, the Bombay High Court on Monday said that 'media trial' impacts investigations, violates laws, obstructs administration of justice besides amounting to a contempt of the court.
2021-01-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Media,Politics
Rafale, vintage Dakota aircraft to be major attraction of Republic Day parade
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) The newly inducted Rafale and vintage Dakota aircraft will be one of the major attractions during the Republic Day parade at Rajpath in Delhi on January 26 as they would be part of 42 aircraft taking part in the flypast.
2021-01-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Sensex tanks 1,000 points in 2 straight sessions (2nd Ld)
Mumbai, Jan 18 (IANS) The Indian stock market dropped for the second consecutive day on Monday, with the BSE Sensex losing over 1,000 points in two sessions.
2021-01-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Ayushmann Khurrana fun to work with: 'Chandigarh Kare Aashiqui' co-actor Abhishek Bajaj
Mumbai, Jan 18 (IANS) Actor Abhishek Bajaj, who made his Bollywood debut in Student Of The Year 2, will be seen in Chandigarh Kare Aashiqui, and he says he had a lot of fun working with lead actor Ayushmann Khurranna of the film.
2021-01-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Shardul Thakur finds gold after hard dig in domestic cricket
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Sachin Tendulkar, Ajit Agarkar and Zaheer Khan were still part of the Mumbai squad when pace bowler Shardul Thakur made his debut in Ranji Trophy first-class cricket in Jaipur over eight years ago.
2021-01-18
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
YouTube star CarryMinati looks back at teenage years in single 'Vardaan'
Mumbai, Jan 18 (IANS) YouTube star CarryMinati has released a new rap single titled Vardaan, which is inspired by his own teenage years.
2021-01-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Shinco TV launches Alexa-enabled TV starting at Rs 11,999
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Homegrown brand Shinco TV on Monday unveiled a new smart TV with in-built Alexa that will be available on Amazon from January 19.
2021-01-18
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
12th instalment of Rs 6K cr released to states to meet GST compensation shortfall
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) The Finance Ministry on Monday released the 12th weekly instalment of Rs 6,000 crore to the states to meet the GST compensation shortfall.
2021-01-18
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Will defeat Mamata or else quit politics: Suvendu
Kolkata, Jan 18 (IANS) Hours after West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday announced that she will contest the upcoming Assembly election from Nandigram, its MLA and newly joined BJP leader Suvendu Adhikari hit back at Mamata saying that he will defeat the Trinamool chief with at least a half lakh margin or quit politics.
2021-01-18
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Dawood relocates key family members outside Pakistan; Anees off the radar (IANS SPECIAL)
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) As global pressure mounts on Pakistan to dismantle terror networks on its soil, India's most wanted fugitive Dawood Ibrahim, operating from Karachi, has reportedly relocated key family members, including his son and the children of two younger brothers. Earlier Dawood had arranged Portuguese passports for his eldest daughter Mahrukh, married to Pakistani Cricketer Javed Miandad's son Junaid, Indian intelligence sources revealed to IANS.
2021-01-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Tejashwi demands President's rule in Bihar
Patna, Jan 18 (IANS) With criminal activities on the rise in Bihar, RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav handed over a memorandum to Governor Phagu Chauhan on Monday requesting him to dismiss the Nitish Kumar government immediately and impose President's rule in the state.
2021-01-18
Category: India, Bihar,National
Aahana Kumra: Wish to be part of a sports film
Mumbai, Jan 18 (IANS) Actress Aahana Kumra wants to work in a sports film. She says, considering the physical fitness she has gained during lockdown, she is prepared to take up such a role.
2021-01-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Case filed against 'Mirzapur' web series producer
Mirzapur, Jan 18 (IANS) After the web series 'Tandav', it is now 'Mirzapur' that is facing the heat.
2021-01-18
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
'Nobody would harm me, or would they?' Kashmir's renowned Pandit neurologist carries Hamlet's dilemma
Srinagar, Jan 18 (IANS) For Jammu & Kashmir's most renowned neurologist - Dr Sushil Razdan - leaving his home and clinic in the Jawahar Nagar area of Srinagar city was out of the question despite the fact that almost all other prominent Kashmiri Pandits had abandoned their homes to escape the wrath of militants.
2021-01-18
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Human Interest/Society
Franklin Templeton gets unit holders' nod for closure of 6 debt schemes
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Franklin Templeton Mutual Fund has received the approval of its unit holders to wind up six of its debt schemes.
2021-01-18
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Sharad Kelkar turns narrator for 'The Legend Of Hanuman'
Mumbai, Jan 18 (IANS) Actor Sharad Kelkar has taken up the role of a narrator for the upcoming animated series, The Legend Of Hanuman.
2021-01-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Experts advise people to avoid alcohol during vaccination
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Alcohol intake should be avoided after getting the first jab of the Covid-19 vaccine for some days and abstinence should also be maintained after the second jab for some days, health experts said on Monday, as alcohol can hinder the effect of the vaccine.
2021-01-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Private airline pilot killed in Gurugram road mishap
Gurugram, Jan 18 (IANS) A 40-year-old pilot with a private airline died when a trailer truck crashed into his car on the Dwarka expressway near here, police said on Monday.
2021-01-18
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Spiritual guru moves SC seeking release of live-in partner from her parents' custody
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) A 42-year-old spiritual practitioner has moved the Supreme Court challenging a Kerala High Court order, which denied the release of his 21-year-old live-in partner from the custody of her parents.
2021-01-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
The Kamala Harris saga continues with another biography
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) "Kamala, you may be the first to do many things, but make sure you are not the last," the US Vice President-elect's mother Shyamala Harris told her once, says this revelatory and inspiring biography of the female icon of the moment, to be released on the day she takes office on January 20.
2021-01-18
Category: International, India,International
AITA Men's Championship: Top seeds have it easy
Bengaluru, Jan 18 (IANS) The top seeds had easy going while progressing to the last-16 of the Rs.1 lakh prize money AITA Men's Championship here on Monday.
2021-01-18
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Tennis
Pan, Tilt and Zoom CCTV cameras to be installed soon in Patna
Patna, Jan 18 (IANS) Amid frequent incidents of crime in Bihar, the state police will soon be equipped with CCTV cameras to track and identify criminals as well as speed up investigations of criminal incidents and accidents.
2021-01-18
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Technology
Himansh Kohli on WhatsApp storm: Will continue using but open to better substitutes
Mumbai, Jan 18 (IANS) Actor Himansh Kohli, who made his Bollywood debut with the 2012 film Yaariyan, says he is concerned with the recent news of privacy leak on the popular chatting network, WhatsApp.
2021-01-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Pune Khelo India centre to focus on shooting, athletics, and cycling
Pune, Jan 18 (IANS) The ninth Khelo India State Centre of Excellence (KISCE), opened at the Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex at Mhalunge-Balewadi here on Monday in the presence of four-time Commonwealth Games gold medallist rifle shooter Anjali Bhagwat, will focus on three priority Olympic disciplines -- shooting, athletics, and cycling.
2021-01-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Other Sports
'Bhabiji Ghar Par Hain!' gave me new identity: Vishwajeet Soni
Mumbai, Jan 18 (IANS) Actor Vishwajeet Soni is popular as Prem Chaudhary in the sitcom series Bhabiji Ghar Par Hain!. Soni, who was earlier a mimicry artiste, says the comedy show has given him a new identity in the entertainment industry.
2021-01-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Downfall of the BJP govt has started with the farmers protest: Kisan Congress VP (IANS interview)
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) With the farmers agitation continuing for the 54th day and the crucial 10th round of talks of the farmers with the government scheduled on Tuesday, Kisan Congress Vice President Surendra Solanki on Monday said that the downfall of the Narendra Modi-led BJP government will start from this farmers agitation, as it is the first protest in 73 years of Independent India which has gone strong even during the Covid pandemic.
2021-01-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
SC asks A-G to finalise issues over quota in promotion
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday asked Attorney General K.K. Venugopal to frame issues for decision in the matter connected with the reservation in promotion to the SC/ST employees in different states and in the central government.
2021-01-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Kangana calls Tandav 'Hindu phobic', 'atrocious' and 'objectionable'
Mumbai, Jan 18 (IANS) Actress Kangana Ranaut on Monday criticised Ali Abbas Zafar's controversial new series Tandav, starring Saif Ali Khan.
2021-01-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
K'taka's anti-cow slaughter law comes into effect from Monday
Bengaluru, Jan 18 (IANS) The anti-cow slaughter ordinance came into effect in Karnataka on Monday, with provisions of up to seven years in jail and (or) a fine of up to Rs 10 lakh for those 'illegally' involved in cow slaughtering, smuggling or selling of beef in the state.
2021-01-18
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Kerala entrepreneur converts Rolls Royce into luxury cab
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 18 (IANS) Businessman Boby Chemmanur who brought football legend Diego Marodana to Kerala, is again in the news for converting his Rolls Royce Phantom car into a tourist taxi.
2021-01-18
Category: India, Kerala,National,Features,Human Interest/Society
'Tandav' controversy: Creator Ali Abbas Zafar says sorry
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Amid growing dissent over his recent web series Tandav, show creator Abbas Zafar has apologised on behalf of the entire cast and crew, saying they did not intend to offend anyone or insult any religion and political party.
2021-01-18
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Hyderabad eye top-four stronghold vs bottom-placed Odisha (Preview Match 64)
Goa, Jan 18 (IANS) Hyderabad may only have got a point against Indian Super League (ISL) leaders Mumbai City FC in their previous game, but the result was important in many ways. In what was one of their most difficult matches of the season, Hyderabad put on a gritty display to register their third clean sheet of the season, restricting Mumbai -- a side that has scored the most this season -- to a goalless draw. The Nizams could have also bagged the three points, had they converted their chances.
2021-01-18
Category: India, Goa,Sports,Football
Is pH 5.5 really that important for skin?
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Some recent soap advertisements caught the eye and raised a few questions. Is there a perfect pH product for human skin? What characteristics define a good soap?
2021-01-18
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Amyra Dastur: Good writing is changing the game
Mumbai, Jan 18 (IANS) Actress Amyra Dastur, who was recently seen in the web series Tandav, says the past year has made OTT binge-watching a habit for all, and in the new normal the big screen experience will emerge as a point of excitement of sorts, which fans will look forward to.
2021-01-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Chinese construction along border, we are watching: India
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) China is undertaking construction work along the border areas, the Indian government said on Monday while categorically stressing that all developments having a bearing on India's security are being closely watched.
2021-01-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Politics
CBI nabs 2 more railway engineers in bribery case, total 5 arrested (Ld)
New Delhi/Guwahati, Jan 18 (IANS) A day after the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) arrested an Indian Railways Engineering Service officer and two others in an alleged graft case of Rs 1 crore, the agency on Monday continued its action as it arrested two more railway engineers, taking the total number arrests in the case to five and also recovered a total amount of Rs 2.39 crore, officials said.
2021-01-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
EC team arrives in Assam to review poll preparations, to visit Bengal on Wed
Guwahati, Jan 18 (IANS) Ahead of the declaration of Assembly polls in five states, an Election Commission (EC) team headed by Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora arrived in Guwahati on Monday to review the preparations for the Assam Assembly elections.
2021-01-18
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics
J&K: 2 terror operatives nabbed
Jammu, Jan 18 (IANS) The Jammu & Kashmir Police busted a terror module on Monday in Jammu's Ramban district by arresting two terror operatives and recovered a huge cache of arms and ammunition from their possession, officials said.
2021-01-18
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Amrita Puri: Working in 'Jeet Ki Zid' an 'Incredibly humbling experience'
Mumbai, Jan 18 (IANS) Actress Amrita Puri says playing Jaya, wife of the Kargil war hero Major Deependra Singh Sengar, in the upcoming web series Jeet Ki Zid was a humbling experience.
2021-01-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Rana Daggubati: 'Mission Frontline' a tribute to grit of jawans
Mumbai, Jan 18 (IANS) Actor Rana Daggubati says working on the documentary, Mission Frontline, has given him a perspective on what goes into guarding our frontiers. The upcoming documentary highlights the life of jawans of the Border Security Force.
2021-01-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Oommen Chandy to head Cong committee for Kerala Assembly polls
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 18 (IANS) Senior Congress leader and former Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy will head a panel of Congress leaders who would be supervising the upcoming Assembly elections. The Congress Supervisory Committee would comprise ten members which may have a few more inclusions later.
2021-01-18
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
From Shyamala Gopalan to Kamala Devi Harris: A timeline of two audacious journeys (Ld)
New York, Jan 18 (IANS) When Kamala Harris takes oath as America's Vice President, it will be a moment without equal in the country's history. Harris will be the first Indian and Black American, first woman and first woman of colour to ever win election to America's highest political office.
2021-01-18
Category: International, United States,Politics
Hesistancy, Co-WIN glitches reign over 2nd day of inoculation drive
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Glitches in Co-WIN application and vaccine hesitancy continued to reign over the second day of the Covid-19 inoculation drive as the turnout remained shockingly low at many government hospitals of the national capital on Monday.
2021-01-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Kerala town to flaunt coir, port and labour movement museums
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 18 (IANS) Once a bustling maritime town on the west coast and now a global houseboat tourism hub, Alappuzha in Kerala will launch India's first Labour Movement Museum, showcasing the fascinating history of the world labour movement that also left a deep imprint on the grim struggle of the workers here for their rights.
2021-01-18
Category: India, Kerala,National,Art/Culture/Books
CBI nabs 2 more in railway bribery case, total 5 arrested
New Delhi/Guwahati, Jan 18 (IANS) A day after the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) arrested an Indian Railways Engineering Service officer and two others in an alleged graft case of Rs one crore, the agency on Monday continued its action as it arrested two more people taking the total arrests in the case to five, officials said.
2021-01-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Un-fried 'Fryums' not 'Papad', hence taxable at 18%
New Delhi, Jan. Jan 18 (IANS) The good old traditional snack food 'papad' or 'pappadam', as it is known in south India, cannot be equated with packaged 'un-fried fryums and cannot have similar tax treatment, the Authority for Advance Rulings (AAR) has ruled.
2021-01-18
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Andhra introduces app to monitor attendance of school students
Amaravati, Jan 18 (IANS) In a bid to ensure that students of government schools in Andhra Pradesh do not play truant, the state government on Monday launched a special mobile application to monitor the regular attendance of the students in all the schools.
2021-01-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Education
Delhi schools reopen for Classes 10, 12 for board exams prep
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Schools in Delhi have reopened only for students of classes 10 and 12 from Monday in view of the upcoming board exams, especially for practicals, project work and laboratory related activities.
2021-01-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Politics
TN: Daicel Corp to invest Rs 230 cr in airbag inflator plant
Chennai, Jan 18 (IANS) Japan's multi-product Daicel Corporation will set up an automotive airbag inflator plant near here at an investment of Rs 230 crore.
2021-01-18
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy
Uber, Lenskart to offer reading glasses worth Rs 1 crore to drivers
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Uber and Lenskart on Monday announced a partnership with the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) to spread awareness as well as promote road safety during the government-organised, first-ever 'Road Safety Month.'
2021-01-18
Category: India, Delhi,Technology,Politics
Second ICGE to focus on empowering women, transgenders
Kozhikode, Jan 18 (IANS) Measures to unleash the economic potential of women and transgender persons that would empower them to become sustainable entrepreneurs will be the focus of the upcoming second edition of the International Conference on Gender Equality (ICGE), a signature event of the Kerala government's Gender Park.
2021-01-18
Category: India, Kerala,National,Human Interest/Society,Politics
Tractor rally on R-Day: SC says cops to decide on entry of farmers in Delhi (Ld)
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) With farmer unions insisting on holding a tractor rally on Republic Day, the Supreme Court on Monday told the Centre that the top court cannot be the first authority to deal with it, instead the onus falls on Delhi Police on whether to allow farmers' entry into Delhi or not.
2021-01-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Soren meets Rahul as JMM-Cong govt completes 1 yr in Jharkhand
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren on Monday met Congress leader Rahul Gandhi here as the JMM-Congress alliance government completed a year in the state.
2021-01-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
This is which causes stomach discomfort in IBS patients
London, Jan 18 (IANS) Researchers have identified the biological mechanism that explains why some people experience abdominal pain when they eat certain foods.
2021-01-18
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
JLo: Have never done Botox or surgery
Los Angeles, Jan 18 (IANS) Singer-actress Jennifer Lopez has shut down trolls who have claimed that she has had botox treatment. She also said that she has never gone under the knife.
2021-01-18
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
AP police nab drunken butcher for breaking Kakinada temple tridents
Kakinada, Jan 18 (IANS) At a time when allegations of multiple temple attacks are making headlines in Andhra Pradesh, the initiative of installing surveillance cameras at all religious places has enabled the state's East Godavari district police on Monday to arrest a drunken butcher for damaging the tridents (trishul) of a local temple in Kakinada more than a week ago.
2021-01-18
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics,Religion
Yami Gautam turns nostalgic on Jaisalmer set of 'Bhoot Police'
Jaisalmer, Jan 18 (IANS) Actress Yami Gautam on Monday turned nostalgic while shooting for her forthcoming film Bhoot Police in the city. Jaisalmer holds a special place in her heart because this is where she began shooting for a television show 11 years ago.
2021-01-18
Category: India, Rajasthan,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Returning students 'behind' secondary Covid infections across UK
London, Jan 18 (IANS) A student infected with Covid-19 returning home from university for Christmas would, on average, have infected just less than one other household member with the virus, a UK-based study suggests.
2021-01-18
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
90% road accidents caused due to human error: Himachal CM
Shimla, Jan 18 (IANS) People must be sensitised about ensuring road safety and obeying traffic rules as almost 90 per cent of the road accidents are caused due to human error, Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur said on Monday.
2021-01-18
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Nigerian peddler swallows drug pellets when nabbed by NCB
Mumbai, Jan 18 (IANS) In a new modus operandi, a Nigerian with drugs concealed in his mouth, swallowed the cocaine pellets when a team of Narcotics Control Bureau nabbed him in Mumbai, officials said here on Monday.
2021-01-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Justin Timberlake finally confirms birth of second child
Los Angeles, Jan 18 (IANS) Singer-actor Justin Timberlake and his wife, actress Jessica Biel, welcomed their second child in 2020. Timberlake has finally confirmed the news now. They have named their second child, a son, Phineas.
2021-01-18
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Shooters Bhavesh and Aakanksha win on final day of trials
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Rajasthan's Bhavesh Shekhawat and Aakanksha Bansal of the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) won the men's and women's 25 metres rapid fire pistol (RFP) T2 competitions as the National Shooting trials concluded at Dr Karni Singh Shooting range here on Monday.
2021-01-18
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Cyberpunk 2077 patch 1.06 finally available on Google Stadia
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Cyberpunk 2077 patch 1.06 update is now available to Stadia players, fixing some of the biggest Stadia-specific bugs, including the weapon sticking issue.
2021-01-18
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
MP: A teacher who worships daughters at school
Katni (Madhya Pradesh), Jan 18 (IANS) Setting a unique example, a teacher at a school in Madhya Pradesh starts teaching only after worshiping girl students every day. He has been following this for more than 23 years.
2021-01-18
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society
Jaideep Ahlawat launches trailer of film on Haryana Jat Reservation Andolan of 2016
Mumbai, Jan 18 (IANS) Actor Jaideep Ahlawat has unveiled the trailer of a documentary on the Haryana Jat Reservation Andolan of 2016. He says it is a timely reminder of what absence of harmony can do to a state and a nation.
2021-01-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Sevilla FC ties up with FC Bengaluru United to grow brand
Bengaluru, Jan 18 (IANS) Sevilla FC has finalised a partnership agreement with FC Bengaluru United and Nimida Sports business group as part of the Spanish football club's expansion plans to grow its brand internationally.
2021-01-18
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Football
Anupria Goenka seeks skincare tips from 'expert' Kirti Kulhari
Mumbai, Jan 18 (IANS) Actress Anupria Goenka loves taking skincare tips from actress Kirti Kulhari, whom she tags an expert in the subject.
2021-01-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Punjab-based foundation bags road safety award
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) The chief functionary of Patiala Foundation Ravee Singh Ahluwalia was honoured for his outstanding work in road safety by the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways in New Delhi on Monday.
2021-01-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society,Politics
Un-fried Fryums' not 'Papad', hence taxable at 18%: AAR
New Delhi, Jan. Jan 18 (IANS) The good old traditional snack food Papad or Pappadam as it's known in South India cannot be equated with packaged 'un-fried fryums' and this cannot have similar tax treatment, the Authority for Advance Rulings (AAR) had ruled.
2021-01-18
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Shehnaaz Gill's new post is all about 'love'
Mumbai, Jan 18 (IANS) Bigg Boss 13 contestant and Punjabi singer Shehnaaz Gill on Monday shared a stunning picture that is all about love, going by her caption.
2021-01-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Harsh Vardhan inaugurates 100-bed Plastic Surgery Block at AIIMS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Monday inaugurated the newly-constructed Burns and Plastic Surgery Block at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences and dedicated it to the 'Father of Plastic Surgery' - ancient Indian physician Sushruta.
2021-01-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Shah Rukh Khan asks if he is 'affable', fans respond
Mumbai, Jan 18 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan on Monday teased his fans with a tweet, asking if he is affable or not.
2021-01-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Vicky Kaushal's new post is all about a moody Monday
Mumbai, Jan 18 (IANS) Bollywood heartthrob Vicky Kushal posted a moody selfie on Monday, and fans cannot get enough of the dapper star's charisma.
2021-01-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
2021 MacBook Pro to feature more ports: Report
San Francisco, Jan 18 (IANS) Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has claimed that upcoming MacBook Pro models would come with more ports built into the notebooks for expanded connectivity.
2021-01-18
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Odisha increases session sites for Covid vaccination
Bhubaneswar, Jan 18 (IANS) The Odisha government has increased the number of session sites for Covid-19 vaccination.
2021-01-18
Category: India, Orissa,National,Health/Medicine
Skullcandy launches new earbuds in India for Rs 2,999
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Expanding its immersive audio equipment category in the country, US-based audio equipment major Skullcandy on Monday launched its latest True Wireless earbud Jib True costing Rs Rs 2,999.
2021-01-18
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Cong's 12-hour shutdown call evokes partial response in Tripura
Agartala, Jan 18 (IANS) The 12-hour shutdown called by the opposition Congress in Tripura on Monday to protest against the alleged attack on the state's party president Pijush Biswas by "BJP goons", evoked a partial response.
2021-01-18
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics
Rajit Kapur: Aruna Irani is one of the most versatile actors
Mumbai, Jan 18 (IANS) Rajit Kapur is a self-confessed fan of Aruna Irani, and he says that the veteran actress has proved her versatility across all mediums.
2021-01-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
I-League: Real Kashmir eye max. points against Sudeva Delhi (Preview)
Kalyani, Jan 18 (IANS) After beating Chennai City FC 2-0 in their previous match, Real Kashmir FC will aim to build on their winning momentum, grabbing maximum points, when they take on fourth-placed Sudeva Delhi FC at the Kalyani Municipal Stadium on Tuesday.
2021-01-18
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
Indian women's hockey team, Argentina juniors draw 2-2
Buenos Aires, Jan 18 (IANS) The Indian women's hockey team returned to international competition after a year with a 2-2 draw against Argentina's junior women's national team, with goals from young striker Sharmila Devi (22nd minute) and the experienced Deep Grace Ekka (31st minute).
2021-01-18
Category: International, Costa Rica,Sports,Hockey
Is friction increasing between Scindia and Tomar in Madhya Pradesh?
Gwalior, Jan 18 (IANS) Rajya Sabha MP Jyotiraditya Scindia played a major role in the BJP coming back to power in Madhya Pradesh, but due to the increasing activity of Scindia in the Gwalior-Chambal region it is fast turning into a political storm. There are also indications that the relationship between Scindia and Union Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister Narendra Singh Tomar has turned sour.
2021-01-18
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
Covid effect: UK shoot of Neena Gupta-Kalki Koechlin's 'Goldfish' postponed
London, Jan 18 (IANS) The UK shoot of the Neena Gupta and Kalki Koechlin-starrer international project, Goldfish, has been postponed owing to the emerging new Covid strain in that country. The film, also starring Rajit Kapur, was scheduled to go on floors this month in London.
2021-01-18
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
'Will be available to play' for Pak once Misbah and Co. leave: Amir
Lahore, Jan 18 (IANS) Left-arm pacer Mohammad Amir has made it clear that he would be available to play for Pakistan again only once the current support staff led by head coach Misbah-ul-Haq "leaves".
2021-01-18
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
'Tandav' Row: Criminal complaint filed against web series in Delhi court
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) A criminal complaint has been filed before a Delhi court seeking action against OTT platform Amazon Prime and the makers of Saif Sli Khan starrer webseries 'Tandav'.
2021-01-18
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Immigration/Law/Rights
'Media trial' obstructs justice, amounts to contempt: Bombay HC
Mumbai, Jan 18 (IANS) In a significant verdict, the Bombay High Court on Monday said that "media trial" impacts investigations, violates laws, obstructs administration of justice besides amounting to a contempt of court.
2021-01-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Media
Kajal Aggarwal: Let's break patriarchy, high time?
Mumbai, Jan 18 (IANS) Actress Kajal Aggarwal treated fans to a candid question-answer session on social media. The actress who got married recently was asked if she would continue acting. Kajal replied saying it is time to break such notions of patriarchy.
2021-01-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Vikram Bhatt: Sunny Leone has taken all of us by surprise
Mumbai, Jan 18 (IANS) Filmmaker Vikram Bhatt claims he is stunned by Sunny Leones acting and stunts in his upcoming web-series Anamika. he says Sunny has taken all by surprise.
2021-01-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Disha dances to Tiger Shroff's latest song
Mumbai, Jan 18 (IANS) Actress Disha Patani, who is rumoured to be dating Tiger Shroff, has shared a video of her dancing to the latest song sung by the actor.
2021-01-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Author Shubhrata Prakash discusses 'The D Word' at KLF
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Author Shubhrata Prakash, Director, NITI Aayog joined KLF Bhava Samvad and discussed her book 'The D Word' with Rakhee Bakshee.
2021-01-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books
Matt Damon joins 'Thor: Love And Thunder' cast
Los Angeles, Jan 18 (IANS) Hollywood star Matt Damon will soon be seen in the superhero adventure, Thor: Love And Thunder, and has moved to Australia with his family to shoot the film.
2021-01-18
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Soni Razdan: Rhea Chakraborty was victim of twisted design
Mumbai, Jan 18 (IANS) Actress Soni Razdan feels Rhea Chakraborty was an innocent victim of twisted design. Razdan on Monday took to Twitter to support Rhea, who last year faced social ostracisation after the death of her actor-boyfriend Sushant Singh Rajput.
2021-01-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Juhi Chawla on WhatsApp: When anything is free, your freedom is the price
Mumbai, Jan 18 (IANS) Actress Juhi Chawla on Monday took a jibe at social networking platforms WhatsApp and Facebook at a time when millions of users are abandoning WhatsApp and opting for other chatting platforms to ensure their privacy is maintained.
2021-01-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Arm-twisting tactics won't work: Punjab CM again warns Centre
Chandigarh, Jan 18 (IANS) Condemning the NIA notices issued to several farmers and their supporters amid the anti-farm laws agitation, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Monday said such arm-twisting tactics will not weaken the resolve of the farmers fighting for their rights and future.
2021-01-18
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Sugar production up 31% to 142.70 lakh tonne
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Sugar production rose nearly 31 per cent to 142.70 lakh tonne in the three and a half months of the current sugar season (SS) 2020-21 (October-September) as compared to the last year as per the data released by the apex industry body, Indian Sugar Mills Association (ISMA) on Monday.
2021-01-18
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
WB polls: Sena 'tiger' to take on Royal Bengal Tigress (Ld)
Mumbai, Jan 18 (IANS) Hoping to extend its 'territory' beyond Maharashtra, the ruling Shiv Sena has announced it will sound the poll bugle soon in the upcoming West Bengal Assembly elections due in another three-four months.
2021-01-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
'Vaccine won't kill you': AIIMS Director allays fears
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) AIIMS Director Randeep Guleria on Monday allayed apprehensions about the coronavirus vaccines and assured that the side-effects will not result in death of the beneficiary.
2021-01-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Google providing $53 bn in benefits to businesses in Australia
Sydney, Jan 18 (IANS) Fighting the Australian government over its news media bargaining code, Google has announced it providing businesses and users with a combined $53 billion in benefits every year in the country.
2021-01-18
Category: International, Australia,Technology
Peer support may be more beneficial to teens with anxiety
New York, Jan 18 (IANS) One in three parents strongly support schools having mental health programmes like peer support leaders, a new poll suggests.
2021-01-18
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Pro League perfect test for us ahead of Olympics, says Sreejesh
Bengaluru, Jan 18 (IANS) India's veteran goalkeeper PR Sreejesh feels the upcoming FIH Hockey Pro League matches will be a perfect test for the team ahead of the Tokyo Olympic Games.
2021-01-18
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Hockey
Deliveries begin for Tesla's China-made Model Y
Beijing, Jan 18 (IANS) US-based electric carmaker Tesla on Monday began Shanghai deliveries of its built-in-China Model Y.
2021-01-18
Category: International, China,Technology
Mamata to contest from Suvendu's 'home turf' Nandigram
Kolkata, Jan 18 (IANS) In an open challenge to her once confidante and ex-minister Suvendu Adhikari, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday announced that she will contest the upcoming state Assembly elections from the Nandigram seat.
2021-01-18
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Ayodhya saints up in arms against 'Tandav'
Ayodhya, Jan 18 (IANS) After the Yogi Adityanath government, it is now the saints of Ayodhya who are up in arms against the web series 'Tandav'.
2021-01-18
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Cinema/Showbiz,Politics
Maha CM's tweet on border dispute: K'taka CM warns not to politicise issue
Bengaluru, Jan 18 (IANS) Leaders cutting across political lines in Karnataka, including Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa, on Monday came down heavily on Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray's tweet on "incorporating Marathi-speaking areas" in Karnataka into Maharashtra.
2021-01-18
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Israeli jets target Hamas sites in Gaza
Tel Aviv, Jan 18 (IANS) The Israeli military said on Monday that its warplanes struck sites belonging to the Hamas in the Gaza Strip after two rockets were fired from the besieged Palestinian enclave.
2021-01-18
Category: International, Israel,Politics
The boy has become a man on this tour: Sehwag on Siraj
Brisbane, Jan 18 (IANS) Former Indian cricketers, including the likes of Sachin Tendulkar and Virender Sehwag, on Monday lavished rich praise on Mohammed Siraj after the right-arm fast bowler picked up his maiden five-wicket haul in Test cricket.
2021-01-18
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Virgin 'Cosmic Girl' jet sends 10 NASA payloads into space (Ld)
San Francisco, Jan 18 (IANS) In a historic feat challenging SpaceX CEO Elon Musk who has built reusable rockets, Virgin Orbit which is the sister company of billionaire Sir Richard Branson's space tourism outfit Virgin Galactic, on Monday successfully sent its LauncherOne rocket into space via air launch -- not through a traditional one from a launch pad on the ground.
2021-01-18
Category: International, Costa Rica,Science/Tech
We will not quarrel, but celebrate R-Day: Farmer leader Rakesh Tikait
Ghazipur, Jan 18 (IANS) The farmers protesting against the new Central farm laws have announced a 'Tractor March' on Republic Day. On Monday, the Supreme Court heard the petition of the Delhi Police on the issue. The apex court said it is for the Delhi Police to decide whether it would allow the farmers to enter Delhi or not.
2021-01-18
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National