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Commonwealth Games 2010: An official recalls preparations
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The 2010 Commonwealth Games, mired in allegations of corruption and delay in completion of infrastructure, including against then Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit, would perhaps not have taken place if the Manmohan Singh government had not appointed a group of IAS officers to see that the work was completed on time.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Sports
Kashmiri Pandits team meets BJP leader
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Senior Bharatiya Janta Party General Secretary and in-charge of party's Kashmir affairs Ram Madhav assured a delegation of senior Kashmiri Pandit activists on Tuesday that the government will not implement any rehabilitation policy for the displaced community without consulting a wider group of Kashmiri Pandit leadership.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Sebi directs HLVL to share details of asset sale deal
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) Securities market regulator Sebi on Tuesday directed Hotel Leela Venture (HLVL) to provide information via "additional disclosures in the postal ballot notice" of the asset sale transaction with Brookfield.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Assam relaxes curbs on Agar tree cultivation, felling
Guwahati, July 23 (IANS) In a welcome move, the Assam government has relaxed the restrictions on cultivation of the scented Agar tree.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Assam,National,Environment/Wildlife
Trinamool supporter killed in Bengal, six arrested
Kolkata, July 23 (IANS) Six persons have been arrested for beating a Trinamool Congress supporter to death in Goghat of West Bengal's Hooghly district, police said on Tuesday.
2019-07-23
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Delhi court discharges ex-MoS in coal block case
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) : A Delhi Court on Tuesday discharged former MoS Coal Santosh Bagrodia and one more accursed in Bander coal block case.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Metro maintenance work to continue, DMRC tells commuters
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Office-goers and commuters had a harrowing time on Tuesday morning after a snag occurred in Delhi Metro Rail Corporation's (DMRC) Magenta line owing to maintenance issues.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
New British PM Boris Johnson has close Indian connection
New Delhi/London, July 23 (IANS) Set to be the new British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson has a close India connection. His estranged wife Marina Wheeler, whom he married in 1993, is half Indian.
2019-07-23
Category: International, India,Diaspora,Politics
BJP captures eighth municipal corporation in Gujarat
Ahmedabad, July 23 (IANS) The ruling BJP on Tuesday romped home with a thumping majority in the elections to Junagadh Municipal Corporation, thus continuing its rule over all the eight city corporations in Gujarat.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Gujarat,National,Politics
Gujarat moots stringent penalty for water theft
Gandhinagar, July 23 (IANS) Cracking down on the illegal drawing of water from Narmada dam canals, the Gujarat government proposes to make the law more stringent by bringing in an amendment in the existing Drainage Act, 2013.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
1 hurt after trolley rams into house in south Delhi
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The security guard of a house in south Delhi was injured after a tractor trolley rammed into the dwelling after hitting a road divider, the police said on Tuesday.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
SC wants case details of Aditya Talwar, father
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the registry to provide list of matters pertaining to Antigua-based Aditya Talwar and his father Deepak Talwar, a corporate lobbyist, accused of money laundering.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Oliver Kahn's Goalplay seeks to set up centre in Assam
Guwahati, July 23 (IANS) Legendary German footballer Oliver Kahn's academy Goalplay has expressed its desire to set up a centre of excellence for goalkeeping in Guwahati.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Assam,Sports,Football
Teenager dies; drowning suspected
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) A teenager was found dead in a ground filled with water in north Delhi, the police said Tuesday.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
IndiGo to introduce 4 new daily non-stop flights
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Budget passenger carrier IndiGo on Tuesday said that it will launch 4 new daily non-stop flights on Delhi-Agartala and Delhi-Dibrugarh routes from August 14.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Gujarat plans 37 crore litre capacity desalination plants
Gandhinagar, July 23 (IANS) The Gujarat government plans to enhance its water security by 37 crore litres through eight seawater desalination plants along its 1,600 km coastline and the financial allocation for this is a nominal Rs 100 crore since the projects will be set up on public private partnership (PPP) model.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Business/Economy,Politics
Court summons Kejriwal, 3 others in defamation case
New Delhi July 23 (IANS) A Delhi court on Tuesday summoned Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and three other AAP leaders as accused in a defamation complaint filed by BJP leader Karan Singh Tanwar.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
On the run for 6 years, murder accused arrested from Bihar
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) A 25-year-old man who had been evading arrest since the last six years in connection with a murder case, has been arrested from Bihar, police said on Tuesday.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Gujarat mulls law on metered domestic water usage
Gandhinagar, July 23 (IANS) The Gujarat government is bringing in a new legislation in the ongoing session of the state Assembly providing for metering of domestic water usage across the State.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
SAT directs Sebi to probe Cairn India
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) The Securities Appellate Tribunal (SAT) has directed regulator Sebi to probe Cairn India for alleged violation of the Companies Act.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
BCCI formally recognises Indian Cricketers' Association
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Tuesday formally recognised the Indian Cricketers' Association (ICA) and clarified that until further notice, no entity other than the ICA will be accorded recognition by the board as an association of ex-cricketers.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Priyanka returns to TIFF with her new film
Toronto, July 23 (IANS) Actress-producer Priyanka Chopra Jonas is thrilled to be back at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), this time to showcase "a small package of love to the world". Her film "The Sky Is Pink", helmed by Shonali Bose, will have its world premiere at the prestigious festival on September 13.
2019-07-23
Category: International, Canada,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Marathas to contest Maharashtra polls independently
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) Adding to worries of both ruling and opposition alliances in Maharashtra, several pressure groups of the politically dominant Maratha community plan to take the electoral plunge in the upcoming assembly elections, top leaders said here on Tuesday.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Bills to overhaul labour laws, boost jobs moved in LS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The government on Tuesday moved two Bills in Lok Sabha to overhaul decades-old labour laws, some dating from British times, to make it easier for industry to meet labour standards and create more jobs.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Politics
Suspected kidnapper lynched in Bengal
Kolkata, July 23 (IANS) A middle-aged man was lynched at Nagrakata in the Jalpaiguri district of West Bengal on suspicion of being a kidnapper, the police said on Tuesday.
2019-07-23
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Kashmir missing in Modi-Trump meet, as per Ivanka's readout
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) There was no mention of Kashmir in the discussions between US President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Narendra Modi during their meeting in Osaka, Japan, on the sidelines of the G-20, according to a White House readout of the talks presented by Ivanka Trump on June 28.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Entitlements for outstanding NCC cadets increased
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday approved an increase in the number of awards given to cadets of National Cadet Corps (NCC) from the existing 143 to 243 as well as the cash incentives in various categories.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Politics
UN urges world to cut carbon emissions by 45% by 2030
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Stressing the impact of climate change on people's lives, the United Nations here on Tuesday appealed all countries to reduce carbon emissions by 45 per cent by 2030.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Records' verification reveals Azam Khan grabbed land: Cops
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Clouds of arrest seem to be hovering over controversial Samajwadi Party MP Azam Khan as verification of revenue records "confirm" that the SP leader grabbed land of 26 farmers of his constituency, Rampur.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
ABVP, DUSU march in DU demanding syllabus revision
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Members of the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) and Delhi University Students Union (DUSU) on Tuesday took out a march on the Delhi University campus demanding revision of syllabus in English, Hindi, sociology, political science and history.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
Terror funding: NIA raids chief of LOC Traders Association, others
Srinagar, July 23 (IANS) In a bid to identify the terror funding route in the Kashmir Valley, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Tuesday carried out raids at six locations in Jammu and Kashmir including the premises of two traders involved in cross-Line of Control (LoC) trade.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism
Tharoor taunts BJP over horse-trading in Karnataka
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Senior Congress leader and former Union Minister Shashi Tharoor here on Tuesday took a swipe at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over the horse-trading saying the party that banned cattle auctions had conducted one successfully in Karnataka.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Ex-Tirunelveli Mayor, husband & maidservant killed
Chennai, July 23 (IANS) Former Mayor of Tirunelveli Uma Maheswari, her husband Muruga Sankaran, and their maidservant were hacked to death on Tuesday, said the police.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Political morality defeated by BJP horse-trading: Congress
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) As the Congress-Janata Dal-Secular government in Karnataka lost its trust vote on Tuesday, the Congress accused the Centre, the BJP's central leadership, the Karnataka Governor and the Maharashtra government of acting together to enable the coalition's fall.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
HDK loses trust vote, BJP to stake claim in Karnataka (3rd Lead)
Bengaluru, July 23 (IANS) The head of the Janata Dal (Secular)-Congress coalition, H.D. Kumaraswamy on Tuesday resigned as Karnataka Chief Minister an hour after losing the trust vote in the Assembly on the confidence motion he had moved on July 18 to prove majority, a Raj Bhavan communique said.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Mayawati suspends lone BSP MLA in Karnataka for indiscipline
Lucknow, July 23 (IANS) Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati on Tuesday suspended the party's lone Karnataka MLA for indiscipline as he did not participate in the crucial trust vote in the state Assembly despite having clear instructions to vote in favour of the H.D. Kumaraswamy government.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
CBI files chargesheet in graft case involving ex-HC judge
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation on Tuesday filed a chargesheet in connection with a medical college bribery case involving former Odisha High Court judge I.M. Qudussi.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Trump's claim about Kashmir disturbing, damaging for India: Yechury
Kolkata, July 23 (IANS) CPI-M General Secretary Sitaram Yechury on Tuesday said US President Donald Trump's statement claiming that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had requested him to mediate between India and Pakistan over the Kashmir dispute was "disturbing and damaging" for India.
2019-07-23
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Hyundai Motor India to hike car prices from Aug 1
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Automobile major Hyundai Motor India will hike prices of all car models, except SUV Kona Electric and connected compact SUV Venue, by up to Rs 9,200 from August 1.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
BJP bags majority in Calcutta bar polls
Kolkata, July 23 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata party on Tuesday came up with a spectacular show in the Calcutta High Court Bar association election by winning eight of the 15 seats.
2019-07-23
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Sherco TVS Rally Factory Team names squad for Baja Aragon
Bangalore, July 23 (IANS) The Sherco TVS Rally Factory Team on Tuesday announced its five-member squad for the upcoming Baja Aragon 2019. The rally, taking place in Spain, is scheduled between July 25 and July 27.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Motorsports
'Data localisation norms may impact blockchain operations'
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) Although a government panel has recommended extensive use of distributed ledger technology (DLT) in banks and other financial institutions, it observed that data localisation norms under the draft Data Protection Bill may create obstacles in the effective adaptation of the technology and suggested differential treatment for blockchain and DLT-based firms in terms of these norms.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
J&K to engage Gujarat co-op milk marketing federation
Srinagar, July 23 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Secretary B.V.R. Subrahmanyam on Tuesday discussed strategy with managing director of Amul to bring about transformational change in milk production in J&K.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Business/Economy
Jamia introduces four new courses
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) In the current academic session, the Jamia Millia Islamia has decided to introduce four new courses, including two master's degrees. The university will also increase the number of seats in M.Tech. Mechanical Engineering from 18 to 30.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
Businessman held for cheating bank
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Delhi police have arrested a 39-year-old businessman for cheating a nationalised bank of about Rs 30 crore by using forged property ownership documents to obtain bank loan, the police said on Tuesday.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Despite IMF growth rate cut, India stays top-performing economy
United Nations/New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) India remains the world's top-performing major economy with a growth rate of 7 per cent for the current fiscal year despite a second cut in projections this year by the International Monetary Fund (IMF), and Chief Economist Gopinath said she expected to see some improvements in the near term.
2019-07-23
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy
DCW writes to police over viral video of child assault
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Delhi Commission for Women chairperson Swati Maliwal on Tuesday wrote to Delhi Police asking for investigation into a viral video showing an elderly man sexually assaulting a toddler.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
RIL likely to increase stake in Oberoi Group's EIH Ltd
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) Reliance Industries (RIL) may raise its stake in the Oberoi Group of Hotels' flagship entity EIH Ltd, by acquiring part or all of ITC's stake, people in the know said.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Independent directors lose sheen, 2,000 quit last year
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The incessant unravelling of corporate frauds and misappropriations in India over the past few weeks have opened up a Pandoras Box on the critical gaps in the countrys corporate rescue framework.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
RIL-Aramco deal hits hurdle over inclusion of group debt in refinery operations
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The blockbuster deal involving the world's largest oil producer Saudi Aramco picking up a minority stake in the refinery business of the country's largest corporate house Reliance Industries (RIL) seems to have hit a roadblock over the deal's structure and valuation where a portion of the Indian entity's group level debt was proposed to flow into the target entity.
2019-07-23
Category: International, India,National,Business/Economy
Sensex below 38,000 for first time since Budget
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) The Sensex on Tuesday slipped below the 38,000 mark for the first time since the Budget was presented on July 5.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
SC grants bail to 33 in anti-Sikh riots
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday granted bail to 33 persons convicted concurrently by the Delhi High Court and trial court and sentenced to five years inpriosnment for rioting and arson during the 1984 anti-Sikh riots in Trilokpuri area.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Three woman doctors charged in medico suicide case
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) Two months after the alleged suicide of government hospital doctor Payal Tadvi, the Mumbai Police on Tuesday filed a voluminous charge sheet in the case, naming three senior doctors for alleged harassment, casteist discrimination and abetment to suicide.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Court grants partial relief to Lalu, others in IRCTC scam case
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) A Delhi Court on Tuesday granted partial relief to former Railways Minister Lalu Prasad Yadav and others in the money laundering case relating to the IRCTC scam.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
UN calls nations to join 'clean air initiative'
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Ahead of the 2019 Climate Action Summit, the United Nations, the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the UN Environment and Climate and Clean Air Coalition on Tuesday announced the clean air initiative and urged governments participation.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Minor raped in Gurugram, two arrested
Gurugram, July 23 (IANS) A 17-year-old girl was raped by her friend in Gurugram's Sector-102 area, police said on Tuesday.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Cellestial E-Mobility raises $ 200,000 funding
Hyderabad, July 23 (IANS) Hyderabad-based startup Cellestial E-Mobility has raised $200,000 funding and is geared up to roll out its first electric vehicle (EV) prototype, the company said on Tuesday.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
Odisha Assembly stalled over rapes of minors
Bhubaneswar, July 23 (IANS) The Odisha Assembly was paralysed for the second consecutive day on Tuesday as the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Congress continued demanding Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik's resignation over growing incidents of missing children and rape cases of minors.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
Advantage BJP in K'taka as Congress-JD(S) loses trust vote (2nd Lead)
Bengaluru, July 23 (IANS) Beleaguered Karnataka Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy on Tuesday lost the trust vote in the Assembly by 6 votes in the floor test held after a four-day long marathon debate on the confidence motion he moved on July 18.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Bill to designate individuals as terrorists tabled in LS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The government on Tuesday moved a Bill to amend the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967, to streamline the process of confiscating terrorists' property and to designate individuals as terrorists along with groups, among other changes, in the Lok Sabha.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security,Terrorism
PayPal launches 3rd global technology centre in Hyderabad
Hyderabad, July 23 (IANS) American digital payments firm PayPal here on Tuesday announced expansion of its IndiA footprint with the launch of third global technology centre.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Business/Economy,Technology
Alert RPF man saves passenger at Kolkata Metro station
Kolkata, July 23 (IANS) Ten days after a passenger suffered a horrible death in the Kolkata Metro as his arm got stuck in the sliding door of a train, on Tuesday another passenger, whose hand too got stuck in a train, was rescued by an alert RPF personnel.
2019-07-23
Category: India, West Bengal,National
RIL becomes top-ranked Indian company in Fortune Global 500 list
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) Diversified conglomerate Reliance Industries (RIL) has become the top-ranked Indian company to feature in the latest Fortune Global 500 list.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Congress split on Trump's Kashmir mediation claim
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) As Rahul Gandhi and other senior Congress leaders took on Narendra Modi on US President Donald Trump's claim that the Indian Prime Minister had sought his mediation on Jammu and Kashmir, the party appeared divided with Lok Sabha member from Thiruvananthapuram Shashi Tharoor and Mumbai leader Milind Deora singing a different tune.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Azam Khan issue raised in both Houses of UP legislature
Lucknow, July 23 (IANS) Samajwadi Party (SP) legislators on Tuesday registered a strong protest against the land encroachment cases being lodged against SP MP Mohd Azam Khan in both the Houses of the state legislature.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Amrapali case: SC judgement brings relief for embattled homebuyers
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) In a landmark judgement in the Amrapali Group case, the Supreme Court on Tuesday granted huge relief to 42,000 beleaguered homebuyers, who are waiting for possession of their flats, as it ruled to complete the pending projects in a time-bound manner.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Business/Economy
After World Bank, AIIB too pulls out of Amaravati project
Amaravati, July 23 (IANS) After the World Bank, the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) has also pulled out of a project to finance development of the new Andhra Pradesh capital of Amaravati.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Galaxy Note 10 leak reveals resolution, battery power
Seoul , July 23 (IANS) South Korean tech giant Samsung's upcoming smartphone Galaxy Note10 would feature a 6.3-inch display with Full HD+ resolution and the 168 gram device is powered by a 3,500mAh battery.
2019-07-23
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
Total FPI July outflow crosses Rs 11,000 cr
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) After 16 straight sessions of selling, Foreign Portfolio investors (FPIs) have pulled out a total Rs 11,000 crore from Indian equity markets in July with the sharpest day sell-off coming on Tuesday.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Business/Economy
Boris Johnson: UK's first US-born, 'one-man melting pot' PM
London, July 23 (IANS) A descendant of an Ottoman Turkish journalist and Russian Jewish rabbis, the Eurosceptic son of a European Commission official, and holding dual citizenship till some time back, Britain's Prime Minister-designate Boris Johnson is a politician who terms himself as "a one-man melting pot" and has twice been Mayor of one of the most cosmopolitan cities but has been accused of racist and homophobic remarks.
2019-07-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Israeli envoy to India: An academic, yoga lover with focus on bolstering ties
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) He served as intelligence officer in the Israeli Army, is an academic, has been practising yoga for the past 20 years and is an expert in scuba diving and sailing. Israeli Ambassador to India Dr Ron Malkas love for India goes back to 24 years, when he says, he was "astonished and fascinated" by the country and wanted to return.
2019-07-23
Category: International, India,National,Diplomacy
Rs 78 lakh unaccounted cash seized in Kolkata, 2 TN residents held
Kolkata, July 23 (IANS) The Special Task Force of the Kolkata Police on Tuesday arrested two Tamil Nadu residents carrying unaccounted cash worth Rs 78 lakhs, an officer said here.
2019-07-23
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Payal Tadvi suicide case: Police file chargesheet naming 3 woman doctors
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) The Mumbai Police on Tuesday filed a multi-volume chargesheet in the Payal Tadvi case naming three senior woman doctors for alleged harassment and casteist discrimination resulting in the medico's suicide.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Thermal power to stay main energy source despite renewable push
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Even as the government continues its push for renewables, coal-fired power is expected to remain the main source of energy for the next decade or so, Power and New and Renewable Energy Minister R.K. Singh said on Tuesday.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
Deadline for filing ITR extended by a month to August 31
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) In a major relief to the taxpayers, the government has extended the deadline for filing income tax return (ITR) for the financial year 2018-19 by a month to August 31, 2019.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Singapore seizes pangolin scales, ivory worth $48 million
Singapore, July 23 (IANS) Singapore authorities have seized 11.9 tonnes of pangolin scales and 8.8 tonnes of elephant ivory from a container being shipped to Vietnam.
2019-07-23
Category: International, Singapore,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Coalition govt falls in Karnataka
Bengaluru, July 23 (IANS) Beleaguered Karnataka Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy on Tuesday lost the trust vote on the floor of the state Assembly by 6 votes after a four-day debate on the confidence motion he had moved on July 18.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Huawei to launch pop-up camera phone in India on August 1
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Chinese smartphone maker Huawei on Tuesday said it would launch its pop-up selfie camera phone "Y9 Prime 2019" on August 1.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Good financial habits can shield you from depression: Study
New York, July 23 (IANS) Researchers have found that students who practice more responsible financial behaviour show fewer symptoms of depression and a higher relationship satisfaction.
2019-07-23
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Abhay, Tanvi win Bengal Open squash titles
Kolkata, July 23 (IANS) Tamil Nadu's Abhay Singh and Asian team medallist Tanvi Khanna on Tuesday bagged the men's and women's titles respectively in the sixth Bengal Open squash tournament at the Calcutta Racket Club.
2019-07-23
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Other Sports
HDK government falls in Karnataka
Bengaluru, July 23 (IANS) The 14-month-old JD(S)-Congress coalition government in Karnataka lost the floor test on Tuesday by 6 votes as 99 legislators were in favour of the confidence motion and 105 against it, Assembly Speaker K.R. Ramesh Kumar announced before adjourning the House.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Iran does not seek war in Strait of Hormuz: Rouhani
Tehran, July 23 (IANS) Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Tuesday said that Tehran was the guardian of security in the Strait of Hormuz and does not seek to increase tensions in the strategic region despite its recent capture of a British oil tanker.
2019-07-23
Category: International, Turkey,Diplomacy,Politics,Defence/Security
No rift in Indian team unless players bring it up: CoA
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court-appointed Committee of Administrators (CoA) is set to meet in the capital on Friday, but it is likely to ignore the reports of rifts between the Indian cricketers.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Comedy is challenging: Rajesh Kumar
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) "Sarabhai vs Sarabhai" fame actor Rajesh Kumar, who is currently a part of the comedy show "Apna News Aayega", says it is challenging to get the comic timing right.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Near-term demand to remain subdued: Hindustan Uniliver
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) In its forward looking statement for the upcoming Hindustan Unilever on Tuesday said that the company's "near term demand will remain subdued given macro economic conditions".
2019-07-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Mamata's ardent supporter criticises TMC, Bengal CM
Kolkata, July 23 (IANS) Bengali actor and screenwriter Rudranil Ghosh, known to be close to the Trinamool Congress (TMC), has criticised the party on the 'cut-money' and also Mamata Banerjee's counter-attack on the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on 'black money'.
2019-07-23
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Akram humiliated at Manchester airport for carrying insulin
Manchester, July 23 (IANS) Former Pakistan captain Wasim Akram was on Tuesday left high and dry at the airport after the authorities humiliated him for carrying insulin, the legendary fast bowler tweeted.
2019-07-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Don't fall for fear mongering: BJP on RTI amendment bill
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) After UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi raised a stinker over the Right to Information (RTI) amendment bill, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday asked the people not to fall for fear mongering.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
Xiaomi to give 1000 shares to workers after making it to Fortune 500 list
Beijing, July 23 (IANS) Chinese smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi to gift 1,000 free company shares to 20,538 of its co-workers, worth a total of HK$187.5 million, to celebrate the company being included in the latest Fortune 500 global company list for the first time, news portal GizmoChina reported on Tuesday.
2019-07-23
Category: International, China,Technology
Malinga confirms ODI retirement, hopes to continue playing T20s
Colombo, July 23 (IANS) Confirming his retirement from one-day international cricket, Sri Lanka pace ace Lasith Malinga on Tuesday remained hopeful of playing T20s.
2019-07-23
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Sports,Cricket
Li Peng, China's Tiananmen era PM, dies at 91
Beijing, July 23 (IANS) Former Chinese Prime Minister Li Peng, infamous for his role in the 1989 Tiananmen Square massacre, has died, China's state media announced on Tuesday.
2019-07-23
Category: International, China,Politics
'Ker Puja' to thwart evil bars birth, death, recreation
Agartala, July 23 (IANS) There is no place for death, birth or even recreation in the celebrations of the centuries-old 'Ker Puja' in Tripura and elsewhere in the Northeastern states as well as in the Chittagong Hill Tracts of Bangladesh.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Tripura,National,IANS Life
'Mere sohneya' to get unplugged version
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) The singer-composer duo of Sachet and Parampara is coming up with an acoustic version of the song, "Mere sohneya", from the hit movie "Kabir Singh".
2019-07-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Sangeet-Siddharth bag first mythological show
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) Composers Sangeet and Siddharth Haldipur, who have worked on films like "Raaz: Reboot" and "Murder 2", have bagged their first mythological show, "Ram Siya Ke Luv Kush".
2019-07-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Hrithik's mom shakes a leg to 'Jugraafiya'
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) Hrithik Roshan has shared a video on Instagram, which captures his mother dancing to the song "Jugraafiya" from his latest release "Super 30", after a gruelling fitness session.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
In Goa, murmurs of targeting of 'Parrikar clique'
Panaji, July 23 (IANS) Four months after the death of Manohar Parrikar, there are murmurs that the BJP-led coalition government in Goa is removing members of the once formidable 'Parrikar clique' from positions of influence in the state.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Trump on Kashmir: Imran 'surprised' by India's reaction
Washington, July 23 (IANS) Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday said that he was surprised by India's reaction to US President Donald Trump's offer of mediation to bring Islamabad and New Delhi to dialogue table for resolving Kashmir conflict.
2019-07-23
Category: International, United States,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Stall privatisation of ordinance factories, Mamata urges PM
Kolkata, July 23 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee here on Tuesday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to stall and reverse the move to corporatise all the ordinance factories, including the Ordinance Factory Board, headquartered in Kolkata.
2019-07-23
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
L&T's Q1 consolidated net profit rise 20.5%
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) Industrial conglomerate Larsen and Toubro (L&T) on Tuesday reported a rise of 20.5 per cent increase in its consolidated net profit for the quarter ended June 30 of the financial year 2019-20.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Shraddha twists ankle on 'Street Dancer 3D' set
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) Actress Shraddha Kapoor twisted her ankle on the set of her upcoming film, "Street Dancer 3D".
2019-07-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Opposition in Pakistan to move SC against media censorship
Islamabad, July 23 (IANS) The opposition parties in Pakistan have accused the government of censoring the media and condemned the arrests of their leaders.
2019-07-23
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Revealed: Salman's love interest in 'Dabangg 3'
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) Actor-filmmaker Mahesh Manjrekar's younger daughter Saiee, is all set to make her Bollywood debut in "Dabangg 3", and it has now been confirmed that the budding actress will play the love interest of superstar Salman Khan's character, Chulbul Panday.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
IMF lowers India's economic growth projection
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Tuesday slightly lowered India's economic growth projection in 2019 to 7 per cent.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
SC cancels RERA registration of Amrapali Group
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday came down heavily on Amrapali Group, a major real estate company, by penalising it extensively for committing fraud on thousands of homebuyers who invested their hard-earned money in its various projects.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Business/Economy
In Rajasthan, fear of K'taka, Goa repeats
Jaipur, July 23 (IANS) Ever since the defeat of the Congress in the Lok Sabha polls early this year -- barely six months after the party's impressive victory in the Assembly polls -- the differences within the state party's top leadership have refused to die down. On the one hand is Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot, who is also the state party chief, and on the other is Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot. "Their differences spell danger for the Congress government in Rajasthan," said leader of opposition and BJP MLA Gulabchand Kataria.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Rajasthan,National
Two student groups attack each other with knives
Chennai, July 23 (IANS) Passengers in a city bus were terrorised on Tuesday when a group of students attacked another group with long knives.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Uber's new tools let riders check driver identity fraud
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) To prevent driver identity fraud, ride-hailing giant Uber on Tuesday said it will send in-app reminders and a push notification so that riders can match the license plate, car make and model, and the driver photo with what is provided in the app before getting into the car.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Jacqueline launches her YouTube channel
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) Actress Jacqueline Fernandez has launched her YouTube channel, to take forward her bond with fans.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Muslim students top in RSS-run schools in Rajasthan
Jaipur, July 23 (IANS) A growing number of Muslim students are performing well in RSS controlled schools in Rajasthan.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Education
India to host Global Innovation Index launch
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) India will host the launch of the 12th edition of Global Innovation Index (GII) 2019, an official said on Tuesday.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Google Photos get live video previews on Android timelines
San Francisco, July 23 (IANS) After getting the dark theme update, search engine giant Google Photos is now adding live video previews to the main timeline of Google Photos for Android users.
2019-07-23
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Never wanted to be a star: Makarand Deshpande
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) Film and theatre actor Makarand Deshpande, who will soon be in films such as "Sadak 2" and "Chicken Curry Law", says he feels alive on stage, and never intended to become a filmstar.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
IIT Madras students win Elon Musk's heart with HyperLoop Pod
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) They may not have won the competition, but they definitely won the hearts of SpaceX CEO Elon Musk and Virgin Hyperloop One Co-founder Josh Geigel with their project that can help build an autonomous Hyperloop Pod in India.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,Science/Tech,Technology,Education
India heals victims of Yemen civil war
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Jameel was badly injured when a bullet pierced through his hand and he was moved from the war zone in Yemen to India to undergo treatment.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society
Lok Sabha passes Bill to amend Motor Vehicles Act
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) A Bill aimed at weeding out corruption, improving road safety and promote the use of more technology to regulate traffic was passed on Tuesday in the Lok Sabha with by voice vote.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Johnson elected UK PM, to take charge on Wednesday
London, July 23 (IANS) Former Foreign Secretary and leading Brexiteer Boris Johnson was on Tuesday elected the leader of the ruling Conservative Party and the country's next Prime Minister.
2019-07-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Rs 13,534 cr supplementary budget presented in UP
Lucknow, July 23 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Finance Minister Rajesh Agrawal, here on Tuesday, presented the Rs 13,594 crore supplementary budget for 2019-20 in the Assembly.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Business/Economy,Politics
Kumaraswamy misses 6 p.m. deadline for floor test
Bengaluru, July 23 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy on Tuesday missed the 6 p.m. deadline for the floor test set by Assembly Speaker K.R. Ramesh Kumar to prove majority in the House, as he could not complete his reply to the confidence motion he moved on July 18.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Hyundai Motor India to hike car prices from August 1
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Automobile major Hyundai Motor India will hike prices of its car models by up to Rs 9,200 from August 1.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Official suspended for objectionable language against PM
Badaun, July 23 (IANS) A revenue official was suspended here on Tuesday for using abusive language against Prime Minister Narendra Modi and a farmer.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Five arrested for firing at woman in Delhi
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The Delhi police have arrested five people including two contract killers in connection with a murderous attack on a woman in Dwarka, the police said on Tuesday.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
'MasterChef Australia' loses its star trio
Los Angeles, July 23 (IANS) After 11 successful seasons, "MasterChef Australia" judges Matt Preston, Gary Mehigan and George Calombaris will not be returning in the next season of the reality TV cookery show.
2019-07-23
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz
Want to win PKL for Dabang Delhi: Meraj Sheykh
Hyderabad, July 23 (IANS) Dabang Delhi stunned everyone in 2018 by reaching the Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) playoffs, thanks largely to their skipper Joginder Narwal, who led from the front, and young raider Naveen Kumar, who amassed 177 points in 22 games.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Sports,Other Sports
Pakistan takes a whopping $16 bn of loans in one year
Islamabad, July 23 (IANS) Setting a new 'record', Pakistan has taken $16 billion in foreign loans, mostly from China or the Gulf monarchies, in one financial year, mainly to service the interest on existing loans and to pay for imports, media reports said.
2019-07-23
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Steel Banglez's 'futuristic music' for 'Brahmastra'
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) British Indian music producer Steel Banglez has been roped in to give a futuristic touch to the music of the upcoming fantasy adventure, "Brahmastra", starring Amitabh Bachchan, Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
BSNL Chairman gets tough, sets targets for business verticals
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) State-run telecom firm BSNL Chairman P.K. Purwar has set sales targets for the company's various business verticals - fixed line, enterprise businesses, Fibre-to-Home and consumer mobility or wireless - to be achieved by the telecom circles in the current fiscal.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Huawei in pact with Micromax to boost offline sales
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Chinese smartphone maker Huawei on Tuesday entered into a partnership with Indian consumer electronics firm Micromax Informatics to boost its off-line sales in India.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Kohli remains atop ICC Test rankings for batsmen
Dubai, July 23 (IANS) India captain Virat Kohli retained his number one spot in the latest ICC Test batsmen's rankings, a statement from the international body said on Tuesday. Kohli is on 922 points with New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson (913) just behind him and Cheteshwar Pujara (881) third in the rankings list.
2019-07-23
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Court-martialled Army Major moves SC against dismissal
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) An Army Major, who was court-martialled for his alleged links with a woman of US nationality, has appealed to the Supreme Court against his "dismissal from service". The Supreme Court admitted the petition of Major Saurabh Saharan, also an acclaimed international polo player, on July 8 and the case is awaiting hearing.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Immigration/Law/Rights
Internet goes crazy over PM's image with toddler
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday treated his Instagram followers with pictures of him playing with a toddler in his arms. The picture went viral in seconds and received as many as 13 lakh likes and over 16,000 comments.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Maharashtra clears three new Metro routes for Mumbai
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) In a significant decision ahead of the Assembly election, the Maharashtra Cabinet on Tuesday cleared three new Metro corridors for Mumbai which will come up at an estimated cost of around Rs 24,000 crore.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Humbled by the love people gave to Komolika: Urvashi
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Actress Urvashi Dholakia shot to fame as the antagonist Komolika in the popular television show "Kasautii Zindagii Kay" almost a decade ago, and she says "it feels great" that people remember the character even after so many years.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Three Hizbul men arrested in Srinagar
Srinagar, July 23 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir Police said on Tuesday that it has arrested three overground workers (OGWs) of Hizbul Mujahideen from Srinagar city. The three are alleged to have been involved in a number of militant attacks.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism
Pakistan borrowed record $16b in a year
Islamabad, July 23 (IANS) Pakistan has borrowed a whopping $16 billion in foreign loans in just one year aimed to avoid default on international debt obligations and financing its imports, the Express Tribune reported on Tuesday.
2019-07-23
Category: International, Pakistan,Business/Economy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
No foul play in death of Hyderabad varsity student
Hyderabad, July 23 (IANS) No foul play is suspected in the death of a 29-year-old PhD scholar at the University of Hyderabad (UoH), police said on Tuesday.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
DiCaprio, Pitt to clash with Akshay, John on Aug 15
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Hollywood maverick Quentin Tarantino's much-anticipated "Once Upon A Time In Hollywood", starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt, will release in India on Independence Day.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
James Anderson ruled out of England-Ireland one-off Test
London, July 23 (IANS) England pacer James Anderson has been ruled out of the one-off Test against Ireland at Lord's starting Wednesday. The 36-year-old failed to recover from a torn calf muscle, an injury which has now put him in doubt for England's Ashes opener in Edgbaston in just over a week's time.
2019-07-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
'Kashmir a beautiful name, but bombs all over', says Trump; gets slammed on Twitter
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) "It's just bombs all over the place" - US President Donald Trump's vision of Jammu and Kashmir, as if it were another Syria, evoked derision on social media on Tuesday, with Twitterati slamming his comments.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy
Two men burnt alive in Uttarakhand
Dehradun, July 23 (IANS) In a grisly incident, two middle-aged men were allegedly burnt alive at Chorkandi village in Pabo block of Uttarakhand's Pauri district, police said on Tuesday.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Sumari to get permanent NIT campus soon: HRD Minister
Dehradun, July 23 (IANS) In what could be a major relief to the people of his home state, Union Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' said on Tuesday that a permanent National Institute of Technology (NIT) campus will be set up in Sumari area in Uttarakhand's Pauri district.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education,Politics
Trump's lies have exceeded 10,000,say former diplomats
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) US President Donald Trump does not have a "very strong reputation of speaking the truth", and his "inexactitudes or lies" have "exceeded 10,000", former Indian diplomats and security experts said on Tuesday after the US President's statement on offering to mediate on Kashmir created a flutter, with some saying that India needs to pay substantive attention to the growing closeness now being witnessed between the US and Pakistan.
2019-07-23
Category: International, India,Politics
New tariff order negatively impacted viewership: Zee
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) The new tariff order implemented in the previous quarter has negatively impacted reach and viewership of most entertainment channels, Zee Entertainment said on Tuesday.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy,Media
ED files money laundering case against Amrapali Group, promoters
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has registered a money laundering case against Amrapali Group and its promoters, who allegedly failed to give possession of flats to over 42,000 buyers in Noida and Greater Noida, officials said on Tuesday.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Business/Economy
Kerala legislator caned by police during protest
Kochi, July 23 (IANS) The ruling Left Front legislator and CPI leader Eldho Abraham on Tuesday was beaten up by the police during a protest, here on Tuesday.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
'The Lion King' update: Rs 74.59cr in India till Monday
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Disney's "The Lion King" has registered a business of over Rs 74 core in India since release on July 19.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Priyanka Chopra wears sindoor at birthday party
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) Priyanka Chopra Jonas's enjoying a smoke during her birthday celebrations on July 18 in Miami landed her in controversy, and the actress is now out to grab attention on social media with a snapshot that shows her wearing at the party.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Former Chinese Prime Minister Li Peng dead
Beijing, July 23 (IANS) Former Chinese Prime Minister Li Peng, infamous for his role in the 1989 Tiananmen Square massacre, has died, China's media reported on Tuesday.
2019-07-23
Category: International, China,Politics
Pakistan willing to give up nuclear weapons if India does: PM Imran Khan
Washington, July 23 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has said his country would be willing to give up its nuclear weapons if India did the same.
2019-07-23
Category: International, United States,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Endgame for JD-S-Congress government in Karnataka?
Bengaluru, July 23 (IANS) As 17 of their legislators were absent from the Assembly on Tuesday, it seemed the endgame had come for Karnataka's 14-month-old JD-S-Congress coalition government with the confidence motion, moved by Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy on July 18, to be put to vote by 6 p.m. after the debate concludes.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Boris Johnson becomes UK's next Prime Minister
London, July 23 (IANS) Former Foreign Secretary and leading Brexiteer Boris Johnson was on Tuesday elected as the leader of the UK's ruling Conservative Party and the country's next Prime Minister.
2019-07-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Parliament session extended by 10 working days: Minister
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The ongoing Parliament session will be extended by 10 more working days to complete the legislative business and the government's target to pass at least 35 Bills, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi said on Tuesday.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Patna HC orders inquiry into malpratices in BCA
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The Patna High Court on Tuesday asked the state police to investigate the matter with regards to a sting operation wherein members of the Bihar Cricket Association (BCA) and the selectors were caught on camera claiming that they could manipulate selection in return for money, said advocate Jagnnath Singh.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Immigration/Law/Rights,Cricket
ALERT: Boris Johnson becomes UK's next Prime Minister
soni/rs
2019-07-23
Category: International, United States,Politics
Afghanistan can be wiped off Earth in 10 days: Trump
Washington/Kabul, July 23 (IANS) US President Donald Trump has claimed he can wipe Afghanistan "off the face of the Earth" in a matter of days, but preferred dialogue, sparking an outrage in Kabul and prompting it to seek clarification over the bizarre remark.
2019-07-23
Category: International, United States,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
ALERT: Parliament session extended for 10 working days: Minister
rak/in/rtp
2019-07-23
Category: International, Pakistan,National,Politics
Pakistan's Sindh government starts work to implement Hindu marriage law
Karachi, July 23 (IANS) After three years of dithering, the government of Pakistan's Sindh province has started work for implementation of the much-awaited Hindu Marriage Bill 2016, The Express Tribune reported.
2019-07-23
Category: International, Pakistan,Human Interest/Society,Politics
Huawei to introduce Mate 20 X 5G on July 26
Beijing, July 23 (IANS) Chinese smartphone manufacturer Huawei is all set to launch Mate 20 X 5G smartphone on July 26 in China and has started extending invitations for the launch event too.
2019-07-23
Category: International, China,Technology
Indian startups secure $5.85 billion in H1 of 2019
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) With 360 deals, startups in India secured $5.85 billion funding in the first half of 2019, according to a report.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Wi-Fi to 5G Cellular: Top 10 wireless technology trends for 2019
London, July 23 (IANS) Wireless technology plays a key role in today's communications and its new forms will become central to emerging technologies including robots, drones, self-driving vehicles and new medical devices over the next five years, a new report by Gartner Inc. said on Tuesday.
2019-07-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Technology
Young artist displays art on Buddha, social life
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) An exhibition of paintings on Buddha, a widely-seen muse of art and literature, is going on at Triveni Kala Sangam in New Delhi. Madhya Pradesh-based artist Parul Golchha's paintings depict the different moods of Buddha.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Art/Culture/Books
Archer doesn't find a place in Hussain's XI for 1st Ashes Test
London, July 23 (IANS) Former skipper Nasser Hussain has picked his England XI for the first Ashes Test against Australia to be played at the Edgbaston Cricket Ground from August 1 and there is no place for Jofra Archer.
2019-07-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Mudslide kills 8, buries 5 houses in Nepal
Kathmandu, July 23 (IANS) Eight people were killed in a mudslide in two remote Nepal mountain villages on Tuesday.
2019-07-23
Category: International, Nepal,Environment/Wildlife,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
SP accuses BJP of 'political vendetta' over security cover
Lucknow, July 23 (IANS) The Samajwadi Party has termed the withdrawal of the security cover to SP President Akhilesh Yadav as an 'act of vendetta'.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Acharya warns about risk of high borrowings from debt market
Bengaluru, July 23 (IANS) An increase in government borrowing can risk flooding the debt market while making it expensive for companies to borrow, outgoing Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Deputy Governor Viral Acharya has said taking yet another indirect dig at the Centre before demitting office.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy
Amarinder seeks central assistance to reinforce Ghaggar embankments
Sangrur/Patiala, July 23 (IANS) Blaming the Akalis for the Central Water Commission (CWC) taking control of the Ghaggar river, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday said he would meet Union Ministers and officials to press for reinforcing of the river's breached embankments, which had caused serious damage to standing crops and other assets in Sangrur and Patiala districts.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
People more likely to try drugs during summer: Study
New York, July 23 (IANS) Researchers have found that US teenagers and adults are more likely to try illegal or recreational drugs for the first time in summer.
2019-07-23
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Samsung Galaxy Watch Active: Your perfect daily companion
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Wearable devices are rapidly gaining prevalence due to numerous advantages such as portability, convenience and more. To expand its presence, South Korean tech giant Samsung has brought its "Galaxy Watch Active" to India, priced at Rs 19,990.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
UP plans to play greater role in Defence sector
Lucknow, July 23 (IANS) With Defence Minister Rajnath Singh belonging to Uttar Pradesh, the state is likely to get priority in matters related to defence.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Defence/Security
BJP's ally IPFT seeks separate block in Tripura assembly
Agartala, July 23 (IANS) In a significant political development, the ruling BJP's junior ally Indigenous People's Front of Tripura (IPFT) has sought a separate block for its eight members in the assembly, Speaker Rebati Mohan Das said on Tuesday.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics
No time-frame for resumption of mining: Goa CM
Panaji, July 23 (IANS) Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Tuesday said his government cannot give a time-frame to restart mining in Goa, which was banned by the Supreme Court in 2018 on account of irregularities in the mining lease renewal process.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics,Business/Economy
It's safety first for Mumbai suburban trains (IANS Special)
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Overcrowded and often unsafe travel in Mumbai's suburban trains will now be smoother, secure and passenger friendly. The Modi government is making all-out efforts to streamline operations of Mumbai's lifeline: the local trains which carry over 80 lakh commuters every day.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Kim inspects new submarine amid stalled talks with US
Seoul, July 23 (IANS) North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has inspected a recently built submarine, indicating a potential continuation of a submarine-launched ballistic missile programme amid stalled dialogue with the US.
2019-07-23
Category: International, South Korea,Defence/Security,Diplomacy,Politics
Woman burnt alive in Madhya Pradesh
Satna, July 23 (IANS) A 34-year-old woman was burnt alive by some men following a quarrel over a land dispute on Monday night in Satna district of Madhya Pradesh, the police said on Tuesday. The woman succumbed to her injuries.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Young mother kills her ailing infant
Lucknow, July 23 (IANS) Upset over the poor health of her three-month-old son, a young mother threw down the child from the fourth floor of the Trauma Centre of King George's Medical University (KGMU), Lucknow.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
IT sleuths search Haryana Congress leader Kuldeep Bishnoi's premises
Hisar/New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The Income Tax Department on Tuesday carried out searches at the residence and office premises of Haryana Congress MLA Kuldeep Bishnoi.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Haryana,National,Politics
Kiara welcomes Aditya Seal in 'Indoo Ki Jawani' journey
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) Actress Kiara Advani has welcomed "Student Of The Year 2" famed actor Aditya Seal in her upcoming film "Indoo Ki Jawani", saying she is excited to have him on the "crazy journey".
2019-07-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Assembly uproar over Jharkhand Minister seeking bribe
Ranchi, July 23 (IANS) The Jharkhand Assembly on Tuesday witnessed uproar over Health Minister Ramchandra Chandravansi viral video in which he was allegedly seen seeking bribe.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Opposition uproar in Parliament, government denies Trump claim (Roundup)
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Amid an uproar over US President Donald Trump's claim that Prime Minister Narendra Modi asked him to mediate on the Kashmir issue between India and Pakistan at the G-20 summit in Osaka, External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar on Tuesday categorically rejected Trump's statement and clarified in both the Houses of Parliament that "no such request was ever made".
2019-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
2 Australians held in Bali for cocaine possession
Jakarta, July 23 (IANS) Two Australian men arrested on Indonesia's resort island of Bali with 1.12 grams of cocaine were paraded in front of the media on Tuesday and are facing a possible 12-year jail term, the police said.
2019-07-23
Category: International, Indonesia,Crime/Disaster/Accident
nubia Red Magic 3: Smooth gaming, good battery
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) With gaming smartphones set to touch almost 6.5 per cent of the total smartphone market by 2021, Chinese handset maker nubia, which started out as a subsidiary of Shenzhen-based handset maker ZTE, has become the latest player to join the bandwagon.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Top 5 Ashes encounters in the last decade
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) One of the fiercest cricketing rivalries in the world, the Ashes series between England and Australia, is once again ready to set the stage ablaze and take the excitement levels of the fans sky high. World Cup cahmpions England, who defeated their arch-rivals in the semi-finals of the recently concluded showpiece event, would be raring to continue their white-ball form into the Ashes and take back the urn which they lost in the 2017-18 series.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
ACB books ex-J&K Bank chairman, kin in insurance deal case
New Delhi/Srinagar, July 23 (IANS) The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) on Tuesday said it had registered a case against sacked Jammu and Kashmir Bank chairman Parvez Ahmad Nengroo, his relative Asif Mansoor Beigh and others for signing an insurance deal on the bank's behalf with IFFCO TOKIO in violation of norms.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Business/Economy
Pakistan knew about Osama's presence on its soil, says Imran
Washington, July 23 (IANS) Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that his country knew about the presence of Osama bin Laden on its soil and that the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) provided information to the CIA, which helped the US track down the Al Qaeda chief.
2019-07-23
Category: International, United States,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
Why Facebook is still your best friend
New York, July 23 (IANS) Transitioning from high school to college can be stressful for some students and to maintain connections with pre-college friends and form new relationships, Facebook can still be your best friend.
2019-07-23
Category: International, United States,Diaspora,Lifestyle/Fashion,Technology
Ranveer Singh ups the selfie game on social media
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) Bollywood actor Ranveer Singh took his fans and followers down memory lane by capturing his career through selfies, and asking them to pick their favourite one.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Gang rape video of minor goes viral
Bhubaneswar, July 23 (IANS) A minor girl was allegedly gang raped in a forest in Odisha's Sundergarh district and a video of the crime was also made which has gone viral on social media, police said on Tuesday.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Orissa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
India to host launch of Global Innovation Index 2019
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) India will host the launch of 12th edition of the Global Innovation Index (GII) 2019, an official said on Tuesday.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
'Singham' still roars: Ajay Devgn
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) Whether it was his 'Aati majhi satakli' dialogue or his signature action move, wherein he jumps up high to strike the villain on his head, actor Ajay Devgn's cop character of Bajirao Singham in Rohit Shetty's "Singham" series became a huge hit for several reasons.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Andres Iniesta becomes La Liga Icon
Tokyo, July 23 (IANS) Andrés Iniesta has been named the latest 'La Liga Icon, a La Liga initiative to continue growing worldwide driven by the popularity of players like the FC Barcelona legend.
2019-07-23
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Football
Mythology shows don't look natural: Kiran Karmarkar
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Actor Kiran Karmarkar, popular as the protagonist Om on the hit TV show "Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii", agrees that mythology is one of the trends on the small screen right now, but he isn't a big fan of the genre. He finds such shows less natural.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Bharatanatyam dancer urges adult women to take up dance again
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Bharatanatyam dancer and choreographer Priya Venkataraman, who took her first steps in dance when she was seven, has asked her adult students to take up Bharatanatyam as a second innings in life.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society,Lifestyle/Fashion
Guwahati likely to host opening WC qualifier against Oman
Kolkata, July 23 (IANS) The Indian football team is likely to open their second round of the Asian qualifiers for the 2022 FIFA World Cup campaign against Oman on September 5 at the Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium in Guwahati if all goes as per plan.
2019-07-23
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
TikTok user spending crosses $10 mn in June: Report
San Francisco, July 23 (IANS) User spending on short video-sharing app TikTok reached $10.8 million last month from $1.6 million in June 2018, recording a year-over-year growth of 588 per cent, says a new report from Sensor Tower, a mobile app intelligence firm.
2019-07-23
Category: International, Costa Rica,Business/Economy,Technology
Governor's statement against Abdullah family condemnable: NC
Srinagar, July 23 (IANS) The Jammu & Kashmir National Conference (JKNC) on Tuesday condemned the statement of state Governor Satya Pal Malik in which he alleged that the Abdullah family had looted the state during its three generations long rule in Jammu and Kashmir.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
JNU sedition case: Court asks Delhi Police for status report
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) A Delhi court on Tuesday sought a status report from the Delhi Police on the grant of sanctions by the AAP government to prosecute former Jawaharlal Nehru University Students' Union President Kanhaiya Kumar and student leader Umar Khalid in the JNU sedition case.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Immigration/Law/Rights
Model ditches boyfriend fearing loss of Instagram followers
San Francisco, July 23 (IANS) A self-proclaimed Instagram model with a following of 450,000 decided to break up with her boyfriend who wanted her to post his pictures too on her account on Facebook-owned photo-sharing platform.
2019-07-23
Category: International, Costa Rica,Lifestyle/Fashion,Technology
SC reserves order on plea against Fadnavis' election
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday reserved its order on a plea challenging the election of Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis to the state Assembly for allegedly not disclosing criminal cases pending against him in his nomination papers.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Win against Oman U-19 example of our abilities: India coach
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) After clinching a solitary goal win against Oman U-19s in the exposure tour to Turkey on Monday, courtesy Rohit Danu's 83rd minute strike, head coach Floyd Pinto lauded the performance of the Indian U-19 football team and dubbed it as an example of the abilities of the team.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
S. Korea fires 360 warning shots at Russian aircraft
Seoul, July 23 (IANS) South Korea fighter jets fired 360 warning shots at a Russian A-50 military aircraft after it twice violated the country's airspace on Tuesday, military officials here said.
2019-07-23
Category: International, South Korea,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Adam Sandler's set to do a Halloween flick
Los Angeles, July 23 (IANS) Actor Adam Sandler is set to spread some chills with his yet-untitled Halloween movie for Netflix.
2019-07-23
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Five arrested for firing at woman in Dwarka
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The Delhi police have arrested five people including two contract killers in connection with a murderous attack on a woman in Dwarka, the police said on Tuesday.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Opposition seeks PM's reply on Trump's claim, stages walkout in LS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The opposition staged a walkout from the Lok Sabha when its demand seeking Prime Minister Narendra Modi's reply on US President Donald Trump's claim that Modi had asked him to meditate in the Kashmir dispute between India and Pakistan during the recently concluded G-20 summit in Osaka was not met by the government.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Aishwarya back on Instagram post 2-month break
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) After joining Instagram in May last year, actress Aishwarya Rai-Bachchan had remained quite active on the social media platform for a while, sharing glimpses of her daughter Aaradhya's birthay celebrations for fans to expressing love for her family. The actress, however, was missing in action from Instagram for about the past two months. despite the fact that she has over seven million followers.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Goa skipped casinos relocation deadline 8 times in five years: CM
Panaji, July 23 (IANS) The Goa government has skipped eight deadlines to relocate the six offshore casinos operating in the Mandovi river off Panaji, over the last five years, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant told the Goa legislative assembly on Tuesday.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Goa,Business/Economy,Politics
Brazil women's football coach sacked after WC loss
Rio de Janeiro, July 23 (IANS) The head coach of the Brazil women's football team, Vadao, has been sacked following the team's disappointing performances at the World Cup in France.
2019-07-23
Category: International, Brazil,Sports,Football
Aruna Sundararajan likely to get 3-month extension
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Union Telecom Secretary Aruna Sundararajan may get a three-month extension from August 1 after she achieves superannuation this month-end, official sources said.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National
Musk to Nadella, Artificial General Intelligence is new buzzword
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Move over Artificial Intelligence (AI) as San Francisco-based OpenAI -- co-founded by Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk and now in the lap of Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella -- is now aiming to extend the benefits of Artificial General Intelligence (AGI) to the humanity.
2019-07-23
Category: International, India,Business/Economy,Technology
Kirti Kulhari takes up kickboxing
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) Actress Kirti Kulhari has taken up kickboxing lessons for a yet-to-be-announced project.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
BJP leaders signal extending Parliament session
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The BJP parliamentary party meeting on Tuesday discussed extension of the ongoing session of Parliament by upto 10 days and a roadmap for providing tap water to each household among other issues.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Trump on Kashmir: Another gaffe by US President in a long line of flubs?
Washington/New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Was Donald Trump's claim that he was approached by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to mediate in the Kashmir issue another flub, in a long line of such seemingly thoughtless utterances by the US President?
2019-07-23
Category: International, United States,Diplomacy,Politics
Russo Brothers' thank you note for James Cameron
Los Angeles, July 23 (IANS) Joe and Anthony Russo, directors of "Avengers: Endgame", have thanked "Avatar" director James Cameron for inspiring them with his cinematic gems, and showing them the way to success.
2019-07-23
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Vidya Balan turns producer
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) Actress Vidya Balan is foraying film production with a short film titled "Natkhat".
2019-07-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Rs 101 birthday gift moves CM Fadnavis to tears
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) Among the many wishes and greetings from the high and mighty, it was a humble gift of Rs 101, sent by a poor woman labourer to Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on his 49th birthday on Monday, which moved him to tears.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Anu Malik to return to TV after #MeToo accusation
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) Singer-composer Anu Malik, who was removed from the jury panel of "Indian Idol" last year following accusations of sexual misconduct in the wake of the #MeToo movement, returns to the small screen as a guest judge on the children's reality music show, "Superstar Singer".
2019-07-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
50 kg heroin worth Rs 200 cr seized in Haryana
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The Special Cell of Delhi Police have seized 50 kilograms of Afghan heroin from a cold storage located in Sonepat, Haryana. The consignment had reportedly entered India through the Wagah-Attari border in Punjab.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
PM must tell what transpired in the meeting between him and POTUS: Rahul Gandhi
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Former Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to tell the country what transpired in the meeting between him and US President Donald Trump at the recent G20 Summit in Osaka after the External Affairs Ministry denied Trump's claim that Modi had asked him to mediate on the Kashmir dispute between India and Pakistan.
2019-07-23
Category: International, India,Diplomacy,Politics
Left not against Sabarimala or its believers: CPI-M
Thiruvananthapuram, July 23 (IANS) In the wake of reverses suffered in the recent Lok Sabha election by Kerala's ruling Left Democratic Front (LDF), Kerala State CPI-M Secretary Kodiyeri Balakrishnan on Tuesday said that the left parties are not against the Sabarimala temple or its believers.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics,Religion
Trump accepted Khan's invitation for Pakistan visit: Qureshi
Washington, July 23 (IANS) Pakistan's Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Tuesday said that US President Donald Trump has accepted Prime Minister Imran Khan's invitation to visit Pakistan.
2019-07-23
Category: International, United States,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Microsoft to pay $26mn in anti-bribery case
San Francisco, July 23 (IANS) Software giant Microsoft is reportedly set to pay $26 million to settle allegations that its four subsidiaries violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA).
2019-07-23
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Immigration/Law/Rights
Google chases Amazon, debuts shopping platform
San Francisco, July 23 (IANS) In a bid to take on Amazon in the burgeoning e-commerce space, Google has debuted its new shopping platform for the users in the US.
2019-07-23
Category: International, Costa Rica,Business/Economy,Technology
NDA government in Bihar united and intact: Sushil Modi
Patna, July 23 (IANS) Senior BJP leader and Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Modi on Tuesday put an end to all the speculation about a split in the NDA government in the state as he denied any rift or differences between the BJP and the JD-U.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
SC to hear Karnataka floor test plea on Wednesday
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday adjourned the hearing on a plea seeking direction to conduct the trust vote in the Karnataka Assembly immediately.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National
Big fish in drug trade not identified yet: Goa CM
Panaji, July 23 (IANS) The big fish involved in the drug trade in the state has not been identified yet, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant told the Goa legislative assembly on Tuesday.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Goa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Google loses $13 mn in settling 9 year old privacy scandal
San Francisco, July 23 (IANS) Search engine giant Google is facing a loss of $13 million in a case settlement that concerned a privacy scandal that happened nine years ago and is said to have affected millions of people.
2019-07-23
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Average data breach cost hits Rs 12.8 crore in India: IBM
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The average cost of data breach in India grew 7.29 per cent year-over-year to reach Rs 12.8 crore from Rs 11.9 crore last year, said a new study by IBM on Tuesday.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,National,Technology
'Bole chudiyan' most memorable song of my career: KJo
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) Filmmaker Karan Johar says "Bole chudiyan" from "Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham...' is the most memorable song of his career as he got his first working opportunity with megastar Amitabh Bachchan.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Arijit croons for Himesh's 'Happy Hardy and Heer'
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) Singer Arijit Singh has lent his voice to a song titled "Heeriye" in singer-actor Himesh Reshammiya's upcoming film "Happy Hardy and Heer".
2019-07-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Arjun Rampal shares another glimpse of newborn son
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) Actor Arjun Rampal shared an adorable glimpse of his newborn son holding his hand.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Rohman Shawl gives peck on 'munchkin' Sushmita's cheek
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) Actress Sushmita Sen and her boyfriend Rohman Shawl are redefining some serious relationship goals with their latest love-filled photograph on social media.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
WC final both best & worst day of my life: Guptill
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Still coming to terms with the heart-wrenching loss at the 2019 World Cup finals, New Zealand batsman Martin Guptill feels the summit clash against England was both the best and worst day of his cricketing career.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,World Cup 2019,Cricket
SC cancels Amrapali Group's RERA registration, orders NBCC to complete pending projects
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Giving respite to the 42,000 beleagured buyers of Amrapali Group, the Supreme Court on Tuesday cancelled the real estate company's Real Estate Regulation and Development) Act registration and appointed state-run National Buildings Construction Corporation Limited (NBCC) to complete all its pending projects.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society,Immigration/Law/Rights,Business/Economy
Amarnath Yatra briefly halted in Kashmir
Srinagar, July 23 (IANS) The ongoing Amarnath Yatra was momentarily halted on Tuesday after a suspicious looking object was found on the Jammu-Srinagar national highway in Kulgam district, police sources said.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Religion
US slaps sanctions on Chinese firm for buying Iranian oil
Washington, July 23 (IANS) The US has imposed sanctions on a Chinese state-owned company for allegedly violating the restrictions imposed on the purchase of Iranian oil, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in a speech in Florida.
2019-07-23
Category: International, United States,Diplomacy,Politics
Congress seeks PM's reply in LS on Trump's claims on Kashmir
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The Congress on Tuesday sought an explanation from Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the Lok Sabha over US President Donald Trump's claim that Modi had asked him to mediate on the Kashmir dispute between India and Pakistan.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
PM Modi never asked Trump for mediation on Kashmir: Jaishankar in Rajya Sabha
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Amid Opposition demands for a clarification by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on US President Donald Trump's claim that the former asked for his mediation on the Kashmir issue, the External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar on Tuesday stated in the Rajya Sabha that no such request was ever made.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Amaal to perform with Melbourne Symphony Orchestra
Melbourne, July 23 (IANS) Composer-singer Amaal Mallik will be performing a medley of his popular compositions and renditions at the iconic Palais Theatre here. He will be joined by the famous Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, who had earlier collaborated with the likes of Elton John and A.R. Rahman.
2019-07-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Apple updates operating systems for iPhones, Watches
San Francisco, July 23 (IANS) Apple has refreshed the operating systems of iPhones and Apple Watches with the release of updated iOS 12.4 and WatchOS 5.3 versions.
2019-07-23
Category: International, Costa Rica,Science/Tech,Technology
Karnataka saga: Cong mulling disqualification of rebels
New Delhi/Bengaluru, July 23 (IANS) Unable to woo back its 14 MLAs who have tendered their resignations, the Congress is mulling the idea of disqualifying them, party sources indicated.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National
What is safe cinema: Ayushmann
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) Ayushmann Khurrana who started of his Bollywood run with "Vicky Donor" playing the part of a reluctant sperm donor, is currently riding high on the success of his latest release "Article 15". The trend breaker actor, who is set to romance a man in his next, asks "what is safe film".
2019-07-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
SC grants bail to 34 in anti-Sikh riots
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday granted bail to 34 persons convicted concurrently by the Delhi High Court and trial court and sentenced to five years inpriosnment for rioting and arson during the 1984 anti-Sikh riots in Trilokpuri area.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National
SC cancels Amrapali Group's RERA registration, asks NBCC to complete pending projects
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Giving respite to the 42,000 beleagured buyers of Amrapali Group, the Supreme Court on Tuesday cancelled the real estate company's RERA registration and appointed state-run National Buildings Construction Corporation Limited (NBCC) to complete all its pending projects.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society,Immigration/Law/Rights,Business/Economy
India produces world's largest cryosat
Cadarache (France), July 23 (IANS) India on Tuesday achieved a key milestone towards realising full fusion power by manufacturing the world's largest high-vacuum pressure chamber -- crucial cryostat -- that is now ready for installation in the $25 billion International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor (ITER) in southern France.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Cadarache,Technology
Chance for Anderson to regain No.1 spot
London, July 23 (IANS) England pacer James Anderson will be looking to work his way back to the top of the ICC rankings when the Three Lions take on Ireland in their one-off Test at Lord's from Wednesday.
2019-07-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Hrithik, Tiger's bike chase on Portugal's highest peak
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) Bollywood action stars Hrithik Roshan and Tiger Shroff have shot a "dangerous" bike chase sequence on Portugal's highest mountain peak Serra da Estrela for their upcoming "War".
2019-07-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Credibility-challenged Trump's mediation claim muddles ties with India (News Analysis)
New York, July 23 (IANS) A credibility-challenged US President Donald Trump has muddled the carefully built relations with India by his dubious claim that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had sought his mediation with Pakistan to find a solution to the Kashmir problem - an assertion that was immediately trashed by New Delhi.
2019-07-23
Category: International, United States,International
Paytm partners Clix Finance to offer instant digital loans
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Digital payments player Paytm on Tuesday partnered non-banking financial company Clix Finance to offer instant digital loans to customers and merchants on its platform.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Bumpy road ahead for Congress in MP
Bhopal, July 23 (IANS) The developments in Karnataka and Goa cast their shadow over the government in Madhya Pradesh but the ruling coalition led by the Congress and comprising BSP, SP and Independents has managed well so far.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National
Karnataka Assembly begins for crucial floor test
Bengaluru, July 23 (IANS) The countdown to the crucial floor test to prove if Chief Minister H.D.Kumaraswamy-led coalition government in Karnataka has a majority began on Tuesday, with the Assembly resuming debate on the confidence motion.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
ALERT: SC asks state-run NBCC to complete pending projects of Amrapali Group
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2019-07-23
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society,Immigration/Law/Rights,Business/Economy
NIA raids in Pulwama, Srinagar in terror funding case
Srinagar, July 23 (IANS) Sleuths of National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Tuesday carried out raids at the premises of two traders involved in cross Line of control (LoC) trade. The raids were carried in Pulwama and Srinagar districts.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Kashmir,Terrorism
Sai Praneeth advances at Japan Open
Tokyo, July 23 (IANS) Indian shuttler B. Sai Praneeth started off his Japan Open 2019 campaign on a winning note as he registered a comprehensive straight-games victory over Japan's Kento Nishimoto in the opening round of the $750,000 tournament here on Tuesday.
2019-07-23
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Badminton
Karnataka crisis: Shivakumar, Venugopal, Kharge firefighting
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) As Congress faces a serious threat to its coalition government in Karnataka, its leaders D K Shivakumar, Mallikarjun Kharge and K.C. Venugopal are engaged in a firefighting operation to salvage the situation.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National
Centre sees RTI Act as a nuisance: Sonia Gandhi
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Congress Parliamentary Party Chairman Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday slammed the Centre over the Bill that seeks to amend the Right to Information (RTI) Act 2005 saying the government sees RTI Act as a nuisance and wants to destroy the independence of the Chief Information Commission.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
Apple may buy Intel's modem business for $1bn
San Francisco, July 23 (IANS) Apple which is looking to buy Intel's modem division since last year is reportedly in "advanced stage" to strike a deal for $1 billion.
2019-07-23
Category: International, Costa Rica,International
Flawed Facebook app let children chat with strangers
San Francisco, July 23 (IANS) Facebook has admitted a design flaw in its Messenger Kids Service that exposed thousands of children on group chats with unauthorised users.
2019-07-23
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Elephant Whisperer: UP forest officials have never heard of it
Lucknow, July 23 (IANS) Forest officials in Uttar Pradesh who have been grappling with the problem of two wild tuskers wandering in western part of the state, have not even heard of the technique of elephant whisperers that can tame these wild giants.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
Sensex in red amid heavy fund outflow
Mumbai July 23 (IANS) The Sensex traded slightly lower amid heavy outflow of foreign funds on Tuesday and caution ahead of key quarterly results.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
In 22 days, pilgrim numbers break last year's 60-day long Amarnath Yatra record
Jammu, July 23 (IANS) More pilgrims have performed the Amarnath Yatra in the past 22 days than they did during the entire 60-day stretch of the Yatra last year, officials said.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Religion
Wake up and call Trump's bluff: Congress to Modi
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Continuing its tirade over US President Donald Trump's claim that Prime Minister Narendra Modi asked him to mediate in the Kashmir dispute with Pakistan, the Congress on Tuesday dared Modi to wake up and call the latter's bluff.
2019-07-23
Category: International, India,National,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Man who created NASA's Mission Control dead
Washington, July 23 (IANS) Christopher Columbus Kraft Jr. -- NASA flight director at some of the most iconic moments of space history -- has died. He was 95.
2019-07-23
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
Congress facing existential crisis in Telangana
Hyderabad, July 23 (IANS) The Telangana Assembly has nearly become 'Congress-mukt' with the defection of 12 of its legislators to ruling Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS), even as one more Congress MLA has announced plans to switch loyalty to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
2019-07-23
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National
Manu Bhaker secures LSR seat for political science
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Commonwealth Games gold medallist and ace Indian shooter Manu Bhaker has secured admission in Delhi University's Lady Shri Ram (LSR) College where she will be pursuing her bachelor's degree in political science.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Sinking Goa Congress, hopes to bounce-back
Panaji, July 23 (IANS) Reduced to the status of a political shopping mall for the Goa BJP to pick up MLAs from, the Congress which has been reduced to five MLAs in the 40-member state Legislative Assembly, continues to be a divided House.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Goa,National
24 Indians on board seized Iranian tanker safe: Minister
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) All 24 Indians on board the Iranian oil tanker Grace 1 seized by British marines in the Strait of Gibraltar are safe, Minister of State for External Affairs V. Muraleedharan said.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy
Lord Ram's Ayodhya statue to be world's tallest
Ayodhya, July 23 (IANS) The proposed statue of Lord Ram in Ayodhya will now get taller, in fact it will be the tallest in the country. Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adittyanath said the statue would be 251 metres tall and would be installed on an 100 acre site.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Religion
Toilet in MP anganwadi serves as midday meal kitchen
Bhopal, July 23 (IANS) A toilet in Madhya Pradesh is being used for reasons beyond its intended purpose. In complete departure of hygienic norms the toilet in Shivpuri district's rural child care centre has been converted into a full-fledged kitchen.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society
Cristiano Ronaldo not to face rape charges
Washington, July 23 (IANS) Portugal star striker Cristiano Ronaldo will not face rape charges, US prosecutors have announced.
2019-07-23
Category: International, United States,Sports,Football
Trump's mediation offer on Kashmir 'amateurish, embarrassing': US Congressman
Washington, July 23 (IANS) US Congressman Brad Sherman has said he has apologised to India's envoy in Washington Harsh Vardhan Shringla over President Donald Trump's "amateurish and embarrassing mistake" of offering to mediate in the Kashmir issue.
2019-07-23
Category: International, United States,Politics
Akhilesh set to lose his VIP security
Lucknow, July 23 (IANS) After electoral defeat, Samajwadi Party President Akhilesh Yadav is all set to get another jolt. The Centre has decided to withdraw his Z+ category 'black cat' commando security cover.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Congress witnessing deep crisis
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Reeling under the impact of disastrous result in the Lok Sabha elections, the Congress is going through a deep crisis, with uncertainty over the leadership at the top and exodus of legislators and senior leaders in some states.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National
Sonebhadra's 1955 papers go missing
Sonebhadra (Uttar Pradesh), July 23 (IANS) The three-member committee set up by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath to probe the circumstances that led to the transfer of the gram sabha land resulting in the Sonebhadra killings, has hit a major roadblock.
2019-07-23
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Politics
Narine, Pollard recalled for 1st two T20Is against India
St. Johns (Antigua), July 23 (IANS) West Indies have recalled Sunil Narine and Keiron Pollard for the first two T20Is of the three-match series against India beginning August 3.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Antigua,Sports,Cricket
Kashmir 'bilateral issue', Washington 'stands ready to assist': US after Trump's offer
Washington, July 23 (IANS) Hours after US President Donald Trump offered to mediate in the Kashmir issue, saying he had been requested to do so by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, a claim India has rejected, the US Acting Assistant Secretary Alice Wells clarified that the Trump administration welcomes India and Pakistan sitting down to resolve the issue and the "US stands ready to assist".
2019-07-23
Category: International, United States,Diplomacy
Trump says White House, Congress reach 2-year budget deal
Washington, July 23 (IANS) US President Donald Trump has said his administration and Congressional leaders reached a bipartisan budget deal for the next two years that will also raise the US borrowing limit to avoid potential default.
2019-07-23
Category: International, United States,Politics
US dollar rises as investors await monetary decisions
New York, July 23 (IANS) The US dollar strengthened against its major rivals as investors awaited major central banks' next monetary moves.
2019-07-23
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy
Egypt starts restoration of ancient King Tut's coffin
Cairo, July 23 (IANS) The Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities has said it has started the sterilization work of the coffin of ancient Egyptian King Tutankhamun in order to restore it for the first time since it was discovered in 1922.
2019-07-23
Category: International, Egypt,Human Interest/Society,Art/Culture/Books
Kiara Advani dazzles in red at ICW 2019
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Actress Kiara Advani dazzled the opening show of India Couture Week (ICW) 2019, wearing a red-coloured quintessential bridal lehenga.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Lifestyle/Fashion
US stocks rise amid hopes for strong earnings
New York, July 23 (IANS) US stocks gained on Monday as Wall Street is anticipating more strong earnings reports.
2019-07-23
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy
Kiara Advani dazzles in red at ICW 2019
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Actress Kiara Advani dazzled the opening show of India Couture Week 2019, wearing a red-coloured quintessential bridal lehenga.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Lifestyle/Fashion
India Couture Week 2019: Amit Aggarwal opens show with 'Lumen'
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Ace designer Amit Aggarwal on Monday opened the India Couture Week (ICW) 2019 with his collection called 'Lumen', with Bollywood actress Kiara Advani walking the ramp as the showstopper.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Lifestyle/Fashion
Kumaraswamy told to face floor test by 6 p.m. on Tuesday (Intro Roundup)
Bengaluru, July 23 (IANS) Amid late Monday night drama in the Karnataka Assembly, Speaker K.R. Ramesh Kumar directed Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy to face floor test on Tuesday by 6 p.m. to prove majority in the House.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Congress slams Modi over Trump's Kashmir mediation claims
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Criticising Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Congress on Tuesday demanded an explanation from him after US President Donald Trump claimed that he was asked to mediate on the Kashmir issue.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Trump claims Modi asked him to mediate on Kashmir (2nd Lead)
Washington/New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) US President Donald Trump blindsided India in his mercurial style by stepping into the Kashmir quagmire with a claim on Monday that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had asked him to mediate the dispute with Pakistan.
2019-07-23
Category: International, United States,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Jaishankar, Russian Deputy PM meet to prepare for Modi's visit
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar and Russian Deputy Prime Minister Yury Borisov on Monday held a meeting here in preparation for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's forthcoming visit to Vladivostok, Russia, as Chief Guest at the Eastern Economic Forum in early September and the next India-Russia Bilateral Summit.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Politics
India rejects Trump offer, says Modi never made such request
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) India on Monday rebuffed US President Donald Trump's offer to mediate on the Kashmir issue, saying that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had never made such a request to him, and stressed that all outstanding issues with Pakistan are "discussed only bilaterally".
2019-07-23
Category: International, India,National,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Karnataka Speaker sets Tuesday evening deadline for floor test (Roundup)
Bengaluru, July 23 (IANS) A miffed Karnataka Assembly Speaker K.R. Ramesh Kumar on Monday night set 6 p.m. on Tuesday as the last deadline for the floor test to prove majority by Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy in the House.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Stop financing subvention schemes: NHB to housing finance firms
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The National Housing Bank (NHB) has advised housing finance companies (HFCs) to stop providing loans to finance subvention schemes offered by builders to sell homes.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Kalraj Mishra takes oath as Himachal Governor
Shimla, July 23 (IANS) Kalraj Mishra was sworn in as the Governor of Himachal Pradesh at a ceremony at Raj Bhawan here on Monday.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Politics
Delhi woman thrown into deep gorge in Uttarakhand by lover
Dehradun, July 23 (IANS) A woman from Delhi suffered grievous injuries after she was pushed into a deep gorge by her live-in partner at Uttarakhand's Pauri district, police said on Monday.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Government appoints 33 new Joint Secretaries
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The government on Monday cleared a total of 33 new Joint Secretary-level appointments including of 1992-batch IAS officer Pankaj Agarwal as Joint Secretary in the Cabinet Secretariat for a tenure of five years.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Trump claims Modi asked him to mediate on Kashmir
Washington, July 23 (IANS) US President Donald Trump on Monday offered to mediate in the Kashmir issue between India and Pakistan, claiming Prime Minister Narendra Modi had broached the subject with him during their meeting in Japan last month.
2019-07-23
Category: International, United States,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Accountant robbed of 10 lakh in north Delhi
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) An accountant was allegedly robbed by two bike-borne miscreants to the tune of Rs 10 lakh at gun-point in north Delhi, the police said on Monday.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Families of slain Bengal BJP workers heading to Delhi
Kolkata, July 22 (IANS) Nearly 50 family members of BJP activists killed in political violence in West Bengal left for New Delhi on Monday to meet senior party leaders and an organisation that will help them seek justice for their kin, a state BJP leader said.
2019-07-22
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Pankaj Agarwal new Joint Secretary, Cabinet Secretariat
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) The Central government on Monday appointed IAS officer Pankaj Agarwal as Joint Secretary, Cabinet Secretariat for a tenure of "five years or until further orders".
2019-07-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Defending champions Mohun Bagan to kick-start CFL
Kolkata, July 22 (IANS) Reigning champions Mohun Bagan will take on last season's runners-up, Peerless SC, in the Calcutta Football League Premier Division's first match on July 26, the Indian Football Association (IFA), the state's parent body of football, announced here on Monday.
2019-07-22
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
Foreign cigarettes worth Rs 1 cr seized in Bengal
Siliguri (West Bengal), July 22 (IANS) The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) has seized foreign cigarettes worth over Rs 1 crore in the state and arrested one person in this connection, an official said on Monday.
2019-07-22
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
NCLT reserves order on plea to bar BSR, Deloitte
Mumbai, July 22 (IANS) The NCLT's Mumbai bench has reserved its order on the Ministry of Corporate Affairs's plea to ban BSR and Deloitte, the former auditors of IL&FS Financial Services (IFIN), for a period of five years.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Man dies in police custody; family allege torture
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) A 25-year-old man died after he was arrested for being accused in a kidnapping case on Monday. The family of the deceased has alleged that he was beaten and tortured by the police.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Police arrest boy as CRPF trooper alleges attempt to snatch weapon
Srinagar, July 22 (IANS) Police on Monday arrested a boy in Srinagar after a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) trooper alleged he tried to snatch his weapon.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Harbhajan trolls Pakistan, others post Chandrayaan-2 launch
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Former India off-spinner Harbhajan Singh trolled some countries with moon on their national flags, including Pakistan, after India's second lunar mission Chandrayaan-2 was blasted off successfully from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) in Sriharikota on Monday.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Osaka Gas, JBIC acquire minority stake in AG&P for $100 mn
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Japan's Osaka Gas and the Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) have invested about $100 million in gas multinational AGP International Holdings Pte Ltd (AG&P), the liquified natural gas distribution (LNG) company said on Monday.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
SC dismisses plea on safety of lawyers in courts
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday refused to entertain a plea seeking direction to the Bar Council of India (BCI) to frame non-gender-specific safety norms for lawyers in the country.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society,Immigration/Law/Rights
BSF trooper shoots himself in Kupwara
Srinagar, July 22 (IANS) A Border Security Force (BSF) trooper on Monday allegedly shot himself dead in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security
Trump offers to mediate on Kashmir
Washington, July 22 (IANS) US President Donald Trump on Monday offered to help mediate in the Kashmir issue between India and Pakistan, saying Prime Minister Narendra Modi had broached the subject with him during their meeting in Osaka, Japan, last month.
2019-07-22
Category: International, United States,Diplomacy
K'taka ruling allies seek 2 days more for floor test
Bengaluru, July 22 (IANS) Karnataka's beleaguered ruling Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) and Congress members on Monday beseeched state Assembly Speaker K.R. Ramesh Kumar to grant two more days for the floor test on the confidence motion their Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy moved on July 18 to prove majority in the House.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
FPIs pull out nearly Rs 2,000 cr on Monday
Mumbai, July 22 (IANS) Massive outflows of foreign funds continued to subdue the Indian equity markets on Monday.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
PKL 7: Haryana Steelers outplay Puneri Paltan 34-24
Hyderabad, July 22 (IANS) Haryana Steelers began their Pro Kabaddi League Season 7 campaign on a winning note by outplaying Puneri Paltan 34-24 here on Monday.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Sports,Other Sports
AAP's Madhya Pradesh office-bearers quit in protest
Bhopal, July 22 (IANS) Office-bearers of Aam Aadmi Party in Madhya Pradesh have resigned collectively to protest "efforts" of some central party leaders to "demolish" the state unit.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
Malinga to retire from ODIs after 1st game against B'desh
Colombo, July 22 (IANS) Sri Lanka pace ace Lasith Malinga will retire from one-day international cricket after the first ODI of the three-match series against Bangladesh, skipper Dimuth Karunaratne said here on Monday.
2019-07-22
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Sports,Cricket
KCR announces Rs 10 lakh aid to every family in native village
Hyderabad, July 22 (IANS) Showering sops on his native village of Chinthamadaka, Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao on Monday announced economic aid of Rs 10 lakh to each of the village's 2,000 families.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Government panel suggests banning cryptocurrency, proposes penalty
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) An inter-ministerial committee has recommended banning cryptocurrencies in India along with imposition of fines and penalties on activities linked with private virtual currencies in the country.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
SC asks J&K HC to decide on plea over ban on pump action guns
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday directed the Jammu and Kashmir High Court to decide within six weeks on a plea seeking a ban on the use of pellet guns, a form of pump action firearms to control protestors.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
7 Indian boxers reach quarterfinals of Thailand Open
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Asian Championships silver medallist Deepak (49kg) and bronze medallist Manisha Moun (57kg) put up flawless performances as a total of seven Indian boxers reached the quarterfinals of the Thailand Open international boxing meet in Bangkok on Monday.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Board a plane like Metro: Trials for PM's project positive
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) If all goes well with PM Modi's dream project of DIGI Yatra, passengers travelling by air will take only a couple of minutes to board a flight across India. The airports would boast of hi-tech body scanners, facial recognition technology and cutting edge identity management system to simplify passenger processes at various check points in less than a minute.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Keshav Dutt, Prasun Banerjee named for Mohun Bagan Ratna
Kolkata, July 22 (IANS) Former hockey great Keshav Dutt and ex-India football captain Prasun Banerjee will be conferred with the 'Mohun Bagan Ratna' during the club's annual day celebrations on July 29, the Kolkata giants said in a statement here on Monday.
2019-07-22
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Other Sports
Calcutta HC extends Rajeev Kumar's interim protection
Kolkata, July 22 (IANS) In fresh relief for former Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar, the Calcutta High Court on Monday extended, by a week, his interim protection from arrest and coercive action with regard to a CBI notice, asking him to appear before it in connection with a multi-billion rupee ponzi scheme scam probe.
2019-07-22
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Microsoft invests $1 bn in OpenAI startup
San Francisco, July 22 (IANS) Microsoft on Monday announced to invest $1 billion in Artificial Intelligence (AI) start-up called OpenAI. The multi-year partnership will jointly develop new supercomputing technologies on Microsoft's Azure cloud computing platform.
2019-07-22
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Uttarkashi's gender-bender: Either girls or boys, not both
Dehradun, July 22 (IANS) In an embarrassing state of affairs, a recent health department report showed only males were born in 132 villages in Uttarakhand's Uttarkashi district but now new data has revealed that only female children were born in 129 different villages in the same district.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society
Fare normalcy, more capacity push up air passenger numbers
New Delhi/Mumbai, July 22 (IANS) Air fare normalisation and additional capacity led to air passenger traffic growing in June, sector experts said on Monday.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
PKL 7: All-round display help Jaipur hammer U Mumba 42-23
Hyderabad, July 22 (IANS) In what turned out to be a one-sided contest, Jaipur Pink Panthers thrashed U Mumba 42-23 in a Pro Kabaddi League Season 7 game here on Monday.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Sports,Other Sports
Punjab sports university to begin admissions in September
Chandigarh, July 22 (IANS) Punjab is all set to open a state-of-the-art Sports University in Patiala with the state government issuing the necessary notification on Monday.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Punjab,National,Education,Politics,Sports
Imran Khan focuses on Pakistan's problems in US speech
New York, July 22 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan turned introspective, stressing his country's problems in his speech to the Pakistani diaspora here, with no references to contemporary India.
2019-07-22
Category: International, United States,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
M-P minister for NSA against milk adulterators
Bhopal, July 22 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh Health Minister Tulsi Ram Silawat has told the Food and Drug Administration officials to act tough against those who make synthetic milk and milk products under the National Security Act (NSA).
2019-07-22
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
Delhi Police reunite games-obsessed runaway AP girl with family
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Obsessed with video games, an 18-year-old girl ran away from her home in Andhra Pradesh when her mother pulled her up for wasting too much time on the mobile.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Human Interest/Society
Stock market's poll gains washed away in Budget woes
Mumbai, July 22 (IANS) Indian stock markets had touched new highs on the back of political stability as the BJP-led NDA government returned with a full majority in the 2019 General Elections, but the Union Budget 2019-20 has put a damper on it.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Punjabi youth stranded in Iraq to return on July 27: Harsimrat
Chandigarh, July 22 (IANS) Union Food Processing Industries Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal on Monday said that all the seven Punjabi youth, who are stranded in Erbil in Iraq for the last eight months after being duped by a travel agent, would return to their homeland on July 27.
2019-07-22
Category: International, India,National,Diplomacy,Politics
LS takes up Bill to amend Motor Vehicles Act
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari told the Lok Sabha on Monday that over five lakh road accidents occur in the country annually in which one lakh people die.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Wanted criminal arrested from Rampur
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) The Delhi Police have arrested from Rampur (UP) a 22-year-old criminal wanted in more than 50 robberies in Delhi and NCR.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
SC asks Delhi government to respond on parking plan
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday directed the Delhi government to give its response to the Environment Pollution Control Authority's (EPCA) report on a parking area management plan for the national capital.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
IndiGo's scrip rises on Board expansion plans
Mumbai, July 22 (IANS) Stock prices of InterGlobe Aviation, the parent company of budget passenger carrier IndiGo, rose on Monday after the airline said that shareholders' approval will be sought to expand its Board to up to 10 members.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Key Chandrayaan-2 scientist makes parents in Bengal proud
Kolkata, July 22 (IANS) The successful launch of Chandrayaan-2 is a proud moment for the parents of Chandrakanata Das - hailing from West Bengal's Hooghly district - who is one of the key scientists of the mission.
2019-07-22
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Science/Tech,Technology
Karnataka Speaker summons rebel Congress MLAs for hearing
Bengaluru, July 22 (IANS) Karnataka Speaker K.R. Ramesh Kumar summoned the 12 rebel Congress MLAs who resigned from their Assembly seats for a hearing in response to a notice by their party disqualifying them for defying the whip, an official said on Monday.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Bhubaneshwar-Surat direct flight soon
Bhubaneswar, July 22 (IANS) Direct flight from Bhubaneswar to Surat will start operating soon, said Bhubaneswar MP Aparajita Sarangi on Monday. The direct flight will operate twice a week.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics,Business/Economy
84 saved from burning MTNL building in Mumbai (2nd Lead)
Mumbai, July 22 (IANS) Mounting one of the biggest rescue operations in recent years, Mumbai firefighters saved a total of 84 persons trapped on the terrace and upper floors of the burning Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Ltd. exchange building at Bandra here on Monday evening.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
SC judgement on Amrapali projects likely on Tuesday
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) The Supreme Court is expected to pronounce judgement in the case pertaining to pending projects of Amrapali Group on Tuesday. The top court contemplated various steps during the hearing to safeguard the interest of homebuyers of the Amrapali Group projects.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights
Non-core loss-making PSU units may take strategic sale route
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) The Government is planning a major asset monetisation this year that may focus on spinning off loss-making subsidiaries of public sector enterprises (PSEs) into separate entities and selling these non-core assets to potential suitors under a competitive bidding process.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
'Modern Maharashtra' historian J.V. Naik dead
Mumbai, July 22 (IANS) Renowned historian J.V. Naik, who chronicled the history of modern Maharashtra, passed away at a private hospital here on Monday following renal failure, a family member said. He was 85.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Education,Art/Culture/Books
Don't respond to those who speak and leave: Speaker
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla on Monday asked Union Minister Jitendra Singh not to respond to the concerns of MPs who left the House after speaking on the Right to Information (Amendment) Bill, 2019.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Iran says CIA spy ring busted; Trump calls it false claim
Tehran/Washington, July 22 (IANS) Iran on Monday said that it has detained 17 people and sentenced some of them to death after dismantling a network of the US' Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) spies, a claim rejected by President Donald Trump as "totally false".
2019-07-22
Category: International, Turkey,Diplomacy,Politics,Defence/Security
SBI web-based banking services restored after many hours
Mumbai, July 22 (IANS) State Bank of India's net banking and YONO, popular mobile application, services were resumed after staying off-line for several hours, leaving thousands of customers' stranded.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Business/Economy
SC to hear Ahmed Patel's plea on August 6
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday set August 6 for hearing the plea of senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel, challenging the Gujarat High Court order on his 2017 election to the Rajya Sabha.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Bengal government clearance a must for name change of Bardhaman station: Mamata
Kolkata, July 22 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday said she has no knowledge about the proposal to rename the state's Bardhaman railway station after revolutionary freedom fighter Batukeshwar Dutt and claimed that the state government's clearance is a must for the name change.
2019-07-22
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Plea for implementing EWS reservation in TN, Karnataka filed in SC
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) A petitioner on Monday approached the Supreme Court seeking implementation of reservations in jobs and other benefits granted to the economically weaker sections in Tamil Nadu and Karnataka.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Government panel for ban on cryptocurrency
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) An inter-ministerial committee has recommended banning cryptocurrencies in India along with imposition of fines and penalties on activities linked with private virtual currencies in the country.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Politics
Foreign missions congratulate India on Chandrayaan-2
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Congratulations poured in on Monday after the successful launch of India's second moon mission, with the embassies of Israel, the US and Germany conveying greetings to India's space agency for the "giant leap".
2019-07-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Science/Tech
Moon plot owner sees his dream coming true
Hyderabad, July 22 (IANS) An Indian, who bought a five-acre plot on the moon 16 years back, feels that India successfully launching its lunar mission Chandrayaan-2 on Monday has given him hope of landing on the moon in his life time.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society,Science/Tech,Technology
Delhi criminal facing over 100 cases arrested from Lucknow
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) A criminal wanted in over 100 cases including murder, car-jacking and kidnapping, but evading arrest from the last 11 years, has been arrested from Lucknow, Delhi Police said on Monday.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Army commanders reshuffle: Narvane new vice chief
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) In a reshuffle of top Army commanders, Eastern Command chief Lieutenant General Manoj Mukund Narvane has been appointed as the Vice Chief, setting off speculation that he might be on the way to become the next Army Chief after the retirement of General Bipin Rawat on December 31.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
I have a flexible image: Adah Sharma
Mumbai, July 22 (IANS) From playing the possessed woman in her debut film "1920", to a police inspector in "Commando 2", Adah Sharma has tried a few varied shades in her roles. Her tryst with different roles continues in her upcoming film, "Man To Man", where she plays a man who has undergone sex change to become a woman.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Flipkart revamps seller onboarding process to help MSMEs
Bengaluru, July 22 (IANS) Flipkart on Monday announced it has revamped its seller onboarding process to ease the first-time e-commerce experience for medium and small businesses (MSMEs).
2019-07-22
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy,Technology
CBI raids in Delhi, Bengal, Bihar in chit fund scam
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Monday carried out searches at over 11 places in West Bengal, Bihar, Tripura and New Delhi in its probe into a chit fund scam to the tune of Rs 87 crore.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Kulwinder's 'Paap' is a song with a message
Mumbai, July 22 (IANS) Punjabi singer-actor Kulwinder Billa says "Paap" is the first sad song he has made after years. It has a strong message that is communicated through the video.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
RS passes amendment bill allowing SC judge to head NHRC
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha on Monday passed the Protection of Human Rights (Amendment) Bill, 2019 that seeks to allow a Supreme Court judge apart from the Chief Justice of India to be appointed Chairperson of the National Human Rights Commission of India (NHRC) and increases the number of its members from two to three.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Jaypee Infra: NCLAT reserves order on extension of resolution process
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) The National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT) on Monday reserved the order over IDBI Bank's request to extend Jaypee Infratech's (JIL) resolution process by excluding around 250 days from the ongoing process.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Ghaziabad Kanwar yatra app launched
Ghaziabad, July 22 (IANS) The Ghaziabad district administration has launched a Kanwar yatra management app that will provide details of all the facilities along the kanwar routes from Haridwar to Ghaziabad.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Religion
Bosco Martis excited about directorial debut
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) National-Award winning choreographer Bosco Martis is looking forward to making his Bollywood debut as a director, with a dance film.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
US envoy 'strong believer' in value of museums
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) US Ambassador to India Kenneth Juster on Monday called himself "a strong believer in the value of these institutions and what they have to offer" and highlighted the role of cultural affairs in the US-India bilateral relationship.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Art/Culture/Books
TV show to capture Delhi Police live in action
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Delhi Police will offer a glimpse into its day-to-day operations through a show titled "Capital Police - Beyond The Khaki".
2019-07-22
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
67 persons, 187 animals dead in Assam floods
Guwahati, July 22 (IANS) The human toll in Assam floods rose to 67 on Monday, while Forest Department officials said that a total of 187 animals including 15 one horned rhinos, an elephant and over 100 deer have died.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Assam,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
KBC kicks off with inspiring promo
Mumbai, July 22 (IANS) As the eleventh season of "Kaun Banega Crorepati" gears up for launch in August, the reality show's host Amitabh Bachchan is urging the audience to keep chasing dreams and try their luck on the game show.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Kohli & Co. congratulate ISRO on Chandrayaan 2 launch
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) India captain Virat Kohli led the way as cricketers congratulated the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) for the succesful launch of its second lunar mission Chandrayaan-2 on Monday.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket,Science/Tech,Technology
SRK posts pics of perfect family vacay in Maldives
Male, July 22 (IANS) Snorkeling with his little one AbRam or simply enjoying the beach, superstar Shah Rukh Khan had a "perfect holiday" in Maldives with his family.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Pakistan to ensure banned outfits don't get skins of animals sacrificed during Eid
Rawalpindi, July 22 (IANS) Pakistan has asked the country's police to ensure that skins of animals sacrificed during Eid al-Adha do not fall into the hands of banned organisations.
2019-07-22
Category: International, Pakistan,National,Terrorism
David Lloyd gets trolled for cheeky tweet on Dhoni
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Former skipper M.S. Dhoni's decision to opt out of India's upcoming tour of the West Indies as he wishes to train with the Parachute Regiment of the Territorial Army might have seen former England cricketer turned commentator David Lloyd put two teary-eyed laughter emoticons to the news, but the Indian fans have not received it well.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Indians complete sweep; Harmeet, Ayhika win in singles
Cuttack, July 22 (IANS) Indian paddlers made most of the 'home advantage and grabbed all the gold medals -- seven to be precise -- in the 21st Commonwealth Table Tennis Championships which concluded at the Jawaharlal Nehru Indoor Stadium on Monday.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Orissa,Sports,Other Sports
Shruti Marathe, Gaurav Ghatnekar turn producers
Mumbai, July 22 (IANS) Actors Shruti Marathe and Gaurav Ghatnekar have turned producers with a short film about negligent driving.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
CM for central university status for Himachal varsity
Shimla, July 22 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur, here on Monday, advocated the central university status for the Himachal Pradesh University.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Education,Politics
Rahul is and will remain captain of Congress: Gehlot
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Denying any leadership crisis in the Congress, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Monday said that Rahul Gandhi is still the captain of the party and will remain so in future.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Cambodia denies secret naval base deal with China
Phnom Penh, July 22 (IANS) The Cambodian government denied on Monday the signing of a secret agreement with Beijing to allow China to use a naval base on the Gulf of Thailand.
2019-07-22
Category: International, Cambodia,Diplomacy,Politics,Defence/Security
Knew I had to put in a lot of hard work: Katrina
Mumbai, July 22 (IANS) Actress Katrina Kaif says she always knew that she would have to put in a lot of effort to make a place for herself in Bollywood.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Tweeple congratulate ISRO for 'flawless' Chandrayaan-2 launch
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Twitterati on Monday celebrated the "flawless" launch of 'Bahubali' GSLV rocket that successfully put the moon spacecraft -- Chandrayaan-2 -- into the orbit in a copy book style.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Science/Tech
Rajeev Khandelwal dons gangster look in 'Pranaam'
Mumbai, July 22 (IANS) Actor Rajeev Khandelwal is all set to return to big screen with the film "Pranaam".
2019-07-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
'Teri mitti' song of Kesari crosses 100mn views
Mumbai, July 22 (IANS) "Teri mitti", the song from "Kesari", starring Akshay Kumar, has crossed the 100-million views mark on YouTube, and its singer B Praak and composer Arko Pravo Mukherjee took to social media to express their joy.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Imran Khan's DC rally an embarrassment to Pakistan: Opposition leader
Islamabad, July 22 (IANS) Opposition parties in Pakistan have reacted sharply to Prime Minister Imran Khan's Sunday address to a gathering in Washington arena during his maiden trip to the United States.
2019-07-22
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Discord over WAGs travel a first in Indian cricket: BCCI
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) With the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) officials and former Chief Justice R.M. Lodha making their displeasure known after the Committee of Administrators (CoA) asked the coach and captain to decide on travel schedules of WAGs, the next thing you hear is a senior player had flouted the 'family clause' during the World Cup. Board officials can't believe that there is discord over the schedule of WAGs.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Pine Labs refutes allegation of patent infringement
Bengaluru, July 22 (IANS) Point-of-sales payments solutions company Pine Labs on Monday hit back at Innoviti Payment Solutions Pvt. Ltd, refuting allegation of any patent infringement for technology enabling Unified Payments Interface (UPI)-based payments at POS terminals.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy,Technology
Mamata hails ISRO for successful Chandrayaan launch
Kolkata, July 22 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday hailed the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and other scientists for the successful launch of Chandrayaan2.
2019-07-22
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics,Science/Tech,Technology
Sri Lankan President extends state of Emergency
Colombo, July 22 (IANS) Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena on Monday extended the state of Emergency by another month due to the security situation in the country.
2019-07-22
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Kerala Governor, CM congratulate ISRO for Chandrayaan-2 success
Thiruvananthapuram, July 22 (IANS) Kerala Governor P. Sathasivam and Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Monday congratulated the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) for the successful launch of Chandrayaan-2.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics,Science/Tech,Technology
Bangladeshi border personnel intrude into Meghalaya village, threaten locals
Shillong, July 22 (IANS) Armed personnel of the Border Guards Bangladesh (BGB) intruded into Meghalaya's Muktapur village and threatened Indian villagers to stop construction of an internal road, locals said on Monday.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Defence/Security
LS Speaker lauds Indian scientists, PM for Chandrayaan-2
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Lauding India's scientists and Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the achievement, Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla on Monday hailed India's second lunar mission after the 'Babubali' GSLV rocket successfully put moon spacecraft Chandrayaan-2 into orbit in copybook style.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Science/Tech,Technology
LS passes Bill amending RTI Act to fix information commissioners' tenures
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) A bill proposing to give the Centre the power to set the tenure and salaries of the Chief Information Commissioner (CIC) and Information Commissioners was passed in the Lok Sabha on Monday amid strong objection from the Opposition.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
New Zealand tightens gun laws post terror attack
Wellington, July 22 (IANS) New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on Monday announced a new range of legislative measures toughening requirements to obtain and keep a firearms license as the country is still attempting to heal from March's traumatic terror attack in which 51 people were killed.
2019-07-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Nation applauds success of Chandrayaan-2
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Leaders from across the political spectrum on Monday applauded the successful launch of the Chandrayaan-2 Mission and termed it a proud moment for the country.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Science/Tech
Digvijaya Singh asks Kamal Nath to bring to book Vyapam scam conspirators
Bhopal, July 22 (IANS) Former Madhya Pradesh chief minister Digvijaya Singh has written to successor Chief Minister Kamal Nath asking him to bring to book the key conspirators in the Vyapam scam.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
11 killed in attack near airport in Somalia capital
Mogadishu, July 22 (IANS) At least 11 people were killed and 15 injured on Monday in a suicide car bomb attack near a checkpoint close to Somali capital Mogadishu's Aden Adde International Airport, the police said.
2019-07-22
Category: International, Somalia,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Himachal's Kinnaur cut off due to landslides
Shimla, July 22 (IANS) Himachal's picturesque Kinnaur district has been cut off due to massive landslides triggered by heavy rainfall in the region in the past few days have blocked the highway, an official said here on Monday.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
Aussie midfielder Vidosic joins ATK
Kolkata, July 22 (IANS) Croatia-born Australian footballer Dario Vidosic on Monday joined two-time Indian Super League (ISL) champions ATK to strengthen their midfield, the club said in a statement.
2019-07-22
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
Shubhankar equals best finish at Major with tied 51st
Portrush (Ireland), July 22 (IANS) Shubhankar Sharma signed off tied 51st at the 148th Open Championships, the ace golfer's best showing in a Major, here.
2019-07-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Golf
SC gives family court one more year for Paes-Rhea maintenance case
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday granted one year extension to a family court to decide the maintenance case dispute between tennis player Leander Paes and his estranged live-in partner Rhea Pillai.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Punjab makes a pitch for investments from Taiwan
Chandigarh, July 22 (IANS) A high-level delegation of officials of the Punjab government and industrialists left for Taiwan on Monday to discuss potential economic and trade partnerships, talent exchanges and resource sharing.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Punjab,Business/Economy
Jharkhand Assembly pays tribute to Dikshit
Ranchi, July 22 (IANS) The Jharkhand Assembly on Monday paid tribute to late former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit, Lok Janshakti Party MP Ramchandra Paswan and others as its monsoon session began on Monday.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Bolton meets top Japanese officials amid US-Iran tensions
Tokyo, July 22 (IANS) US National Security Adviser John Bolton on Monday met top Japanese officials amid growing tensions with Iran regarding the Strait of Hormuz.
2019-07-22
Category: International, Japan,Defence/Security,Diplomacy,Politics
Kerala Left leader's son moves Bombay HC against FIR in rape case
Mumbai/Thiruvananthapuram, July 22 (IANS) Kerala CPI-M leader Kodiyeri Balakrishnan's son Binoy Kodiyeri on Monday moved the Bombay High Court, seeking to quash the FIR registered against him in a rape case.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Mehbooba Mufti could be questioned in JKPCC works allotment scam
Srinagar, July 22 (IANS) After senior People's Democratic Party leader and former Public Works Minister Naeem Akhtar was questioned in a multi-crore works allotment scam, sources here said sleuths of the state crime branch could now question PDP chief and former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Israel demolishes Palestinian homes in East Jerusalem
Jerusalem, July 22 (IANS) Israeli forces began demolishing a number of Palestinian homes on the outskirts of East Jerusalem on Monday despite protests and international criticism.
2019-07-22
Category: International, Israel,Diplomacy,Politics
Punjab to empower Mayors to speed up projects
Chandigarh, July 22 (IANS) To accelerate implementation of projects, the Punjab government has decided to give the mayors of 10 municipal corporations more powers.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Minerva writes to FIFA on behalf of I-League clubs
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Six I-League clubs -- Minerva Punjab FC, Mohun Bagan, Quess East Bengal, Churchill Brothers Goa, Aizawl FC and Gokulam Kerala FC -- have written to FIFA chief Gianni Infantino asking him to intervene and save Indian football. Minerva owner Ranjit Bajaj signed the letter which has urged FIFA to help the clubs as they fight for survival.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Sindhu aims to make amends, end title drought in Japan
Tokyo, July 22 (IANS) After missing out on her first title of the year and the first Super 1000 title of her career at the Indonesia Open, ace shuttler P.V. Sindhu will look to bounce back and end her 2019 title drought when she leads India's challenge at the Japan Open BWF World Tour Super 750 starting here on Tuesday.
2019-07-22
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Badminton
Mamata flays Centre, BJP over I-T notice to Durga Puja committees in Bengal
Kolkata, July 22 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday condemned the BJP-led NDA government's move to send income tax notices to Durga Puja committees in the state and said religious festivals should not be taxed.
2019-07-22
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
India thanks NYPD for arresting Hindu priest's assailant
New York/New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Senior Indian diplomats in the US have thanked the authorities for the quick arrest of the assailant of a Hindu priest in the Queens, and the two US Congress members for condemning the attack.
2019-07-22
Category: International, United States,International
20 rescued from burning MTNL building in Mumbai, many more trapped
Mumbai, July 22 (IANS) At least 20 persons were rescued but scores more were still trapped as a massive fire engulfed the Mahanagar Telephone Nagar Ltd building in Bandra here on Monday afternoon, an official said.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Tripura exports exotic pineapples, lemons to Dubai
Agartala, July 22 (IANS) Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb on Monday flagged off the 17-tonne consignment of exotic and juicy pineapple to Dubai. Besides pineapple, Tripura is also exporting lemons to Dubai.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Tripura,National,Business/Economy
ISRO officials were cautious, not tense
Sriharikota, July 22 (IANS) The Indian space scientists at the mission control room here were cautious but not tense, said a senior official. "There was no reason to be tense. We were cautious as usual," S. Somanath, Director, Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre (VSSC), told IANS.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Science/Tech,Technology
Chandrayaan-2: Goa assembly, CM laud ISRO scientists
Panaji, July 22 (IANS) The Goa assembly on Monday congratulated the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) scientists for the successful launch of Chandrayaan-2 from Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh
2019-07-22
Category: India, Goa,National
RS applauds successful launch of Chandrayaan2
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha on Monday lauded the achievement of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and other scientists for successful launch of Chandrayaan-II.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Science/Tech,Technology
Mumbai museum management trustee for cooperation with BMC
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) The BMC-owned Bhau Daji Lad (BDL) Museum, Mumbai's oldest museum dating back to 1857, has been subject to a "difference of opinion" between the trust that manages it as per an agreement and the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation that wants to take back operations.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books
'Ballygunge 1990' all about love, suspense and mystery
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Set three decades back in the bylanes of Kolkata's Ballygunge, a theatre production by director Atul Satya Koushik explores, along with love, longing and loss, a genre under-done in Hindi drama - that of mystery and suspense.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Art/Culture/Books
Dalai Lama offers prayers for Sheila Dikshit
Dharamsala, July 22 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, has offered prayers for former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit who passed away recently, describing her as a close friend of the Tibetan people.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Politics
Black Shark prepping to launch 5G phones in 2020
Beijing, July 22 (IANS) Xiaomi-backed company Black Shark's Founder and CEO Wu Shimin said the company has developed a prototype 5G smartphone which would be launched in the first half of next year.
2019-07-22
Category: International, China,Technology
IIT Kharagpur students develop AI App for elderly care
Kolkata, July 22 (IANS) Aiming to lend support to geriatric care by aiding caregivers to reach out to the aged on time, students of the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur have developed two interconnected android smartphone applications, an official said on Monday.
2019-07-22
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Health/Medicine,Technology
Sensex down 850 pts in two days over intense FII outflow
Mumbai, July 22 (IANS) Sensex lost over 850 points in past two sessions as the government ruled out any possibility of a roll-back of increase in tax surcharge for the super-rich in the Budget.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
'Imran Khan has Saudi Crown Prince to thank for US visit'
Islamabad, July 22 (IANS) Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan's official visit to the US has been made possible by the role played by Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman - aiming to mend strained relations and attract much-needed investment for the cash-strapped country, the Express Tribune has reported.
2019-07-22
Category: International, Pakistan,International
Sex talk is important: 'Khandaani Shafakhana' maker
Mumbai, July 22 (IANS) "Khandaani Shafakhana" director Shilpi Dasgupta feels Indians shy away from openly talking about sex.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Soldier killed in Pakistan firing on LoC
Jammu, July 22 (IANS) An Indian soldier was killed on Monday in Pakistan firing on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district, officials said.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Salman grooves to 'Cheap thrills' with mom Salma
Mumbai, July 22 (IANS) Through photographs or emotional notes, superstar Salman Khan has often expressed his love for mother Salma Khan on social media. On Monday, the "Bharat" actor shared a video on Instagram that highlighted a quirky side to his bond with his mother.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Flipkart revamps seller onboarding process to help MSMEs
Bengaluru, July 22 (IANS) Flipkart on Monday announced it has revamped its seller onboarding process to ease the first-time e-commerce experience for medium and small businesses (MSMEs).
2019-07-22
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy,Technology
'Proud moment for India': President, PM laud Chandrayaan2 success
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) As India's 'Babubali' GSLV rocket successfully put moon spacecraft Chandrayaan-2 into the orbit setting off the country's second moon mission, President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday called the event a proud moment for all the countrymen.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Science/Tech,Technology
SRK, Akshay, Taapsee hail Chandrayaan 2 launch
Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh), July 22 (IANS) The congratulatory wishes from Bollywood flowed for the team of Indian Space Research Ogranisation (ISRO) on the succesful launch of Chandrayaan 2 on Monday.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
How 'D-Day' changed Nikkhil Advani's life
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) After the success of "D-Day" in 2013, filmmaker Nikkhil Advani faced back-to-back setbacks when his subsequent releases, "Hero" and "Katti Batti", tanked. The filmmaker feels he shouldn't have directed any film after "D-Day", and focused on his upcoming feature, "Batla House".
2019-07-22
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Honour killing: Brother kills woman, husband in Jharkhand
Ranchi, July 22 (IANS) Four people were arrested on Monday in a case of honour killing of a couple in Jharkhand's Ramgarh district last month, police said.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
100 feared trapped as fire engulfs MTNL building
Mumbai, July 22 (IANS) Around 100 people are feared trapped after a massive fire engulfed the Mahanagar Telephone Nagar Ltd. (MTNL) Bandra building here on Monday afternoon, an official said.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Opposition demands CM's resignation over rapes of minor girls in Odisha
Bhubaneswar, July 22 (IANS) Cases of rape of minor girls and missing children rocked the Odisha Assembly on Monday as the opposition demanded the resignation of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik over the issue.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
Businessman gifts freedom to prisoners on his birthday
Agra, July 22 (IANS) In a rare gesture, a businessman from Agra has deposited Rs 35,000 with the district jail authorities to secure the release of 17 inmates who could not pay the penalty amount.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society
I've been framed: Koena Mitra on six-month jail term
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Bollywood actress Koena Mitra has been sentenced to six months in prison, in a cheque-bouncing case. The actress says she has been framed, adding that she will challenge the order in a higher court.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
SC issues notice on a plea to protect native cow
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) The Supreme Court Bench, headed by Justice Arun Mishra, on Monday issued notice to the Centre and others on a petition seeking ban on slaughter of indigenous milch cattle and measures for their protection.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Police clash with Youth Congress protestors in Thiruvananthapuram
Thiruvananthapuram, July 22 (IANS) Police clashed with protesting students belonging to the Congress party-affiliated Kerala Students Union (KSU) here in front of the state secretariat building with police using water cannons, tear gas and smoke grenades resulting in injuries to dozens of protestors, mediapersons as well as police personnel.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
We haven't come to US with begging bowl: Pakistan Foreign Minister
Washington, July 22 (IANS) Pakistan's Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi, who is accompanying the country's Prime Minister Imran Khan on a state visit to the US, has said that they have not come to Washington with a begging bowl.
2019-07-22
Category: International, United States,International
Global semiconductor revenue to decline 9.6% in 2019
San Francisco, July 22 (IANS) The ongoing trade dispute between the US and China has affected semiconductor supply and demand and as a result, the worldwide semiconductor revenue is forecast to total $429 billion in 2019 -- a decline of 9.6 per cent from $475 billion in 2018, Gartner said on Monday.
2019-07-22
Category: International, Costa Rica,Business/Economy,Technology
SP MLA asks Muslims to boycott BJP shopkeepers
Shamli, July 22 (IANS) Samajwadi Party (SP) MLA from Kairana in Uttar Pradesh, Nahid Hasan, has been caught on camera urging the Muslims living in the area to boycott the shopkeepers who are BJP supporters.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
IL&FS gets Justice Jain's approval to sell wind energy arm
Mumbai, July 22 (IANS) Crisis-ridden IL&FS on Monday said it has received approval from Justice (retd) D.K. Jain on the proposed sale of wind energy subsidiaries, held under IL&FS Wind Energy Ltd (IWEL), to ORIX Corporation of Japan.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
From stars to moon: Meet Chandrayaan-2 Mission Director
Lucknow, July 22 (IANS) As soon as Chandrayan 2 soared up into the skies, a rent of cheer tore through the roof of a house in Lucknow.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
LS Speaker lauds Indian scientists for Chandrayaan-2
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla on Monday hailed India's second lunar mission after the 'Babubali' GSLV rocket successfully put moon spacecraft Chandrayaan-2 into the orbit in a copy book style.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Science/Tech,Technology
Pragya summoned to Delhi, Nadda unhappy over toilet remark
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) A day after BJP's Bhopal MP Pragya Singh Thakur said she was not elected to the Parliament to clean toilets and drains, she was summoned at the party headquarters here on Monday where BJP Working President J.P. Nadda expressed his displeasure over her remarks and asked her to refrain from making such statements.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Iran detains 17 CIA spies, sentences some to death
Tehran, July 22 (IANS) Iran has detained 17 people on charges of spying for the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) of the USA and sentenced some of them to death, said the Intelligence Ministry on Monday.
2019-07-22
Category: International, Turkey,Defence/Security,Diplomacy,Politics
Germany's Leica launches camera for Rs 98K in India
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) German luxury camera-maker Leica on Monday launched its new camera "V-Lux 5" with an OLED electronic viewfinder and a fully touchscreen rear panel for Rs 98,000 in India.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology
Most parents are barriers to teens' independence
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Parents, please take note. A new survey shows that parents are often the obstacle in teenagers becoming self-sufficient.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society,IANS Life,Lifestyle/Fashion
Floods wreak havoc in Bihar, death toll reaches 102
Patna, July 22 (IANS) Floods continue to ravage 12 districts in Bihar in which 102 people have lost their lives so far and nearly 72 lakh people have been affected.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Will develop 'best' Pak cricket team before next WC: Imran
Washington, July 22 (IANS) Imran Khan, former Pakistan skipper and current Prime Minister, has said that he is working on a plan to develop "best cricket team of the world" following the dismal performance of the Men in Green in the recently concluded World Cup in England and Wales.
2019-07-22
Category: International, United States,Sports,Cricket
Indian embassy in Tehran working for early release of Indians on seized tanker: Jaishankar
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Monday said the Indian embassy in Tehran is in "constant contact" with the Iranian authorities for the release and repatriation of 18 Indian crew members on board oil tanker Stena Impero that was seized by Iranian revolutionary guards.
2019-07-22
Category: International, India,National,Diplomacy
WhatsApp set to empower SMBs go digital in India
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) After picking 5 Indian startups who would receive nearly Rs 35 lakh ($50,000) each to develop country-first products, Facebook-owned WhatsApp is now set to further empower the 50-million plus small and medium businesses (SMBs) in the country.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology,Business/Economy
MobiKwik aims Rs 1.4 lakh cr revenue from payment gateway business
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Aiming at second position in terms of overall market share, domestic mobile wallet major MobiKwik on Monday announced target of Rs 1.4 lakh crore in annual payment volume for its payment gateway business.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Porn affects youth more than drugs today: Goldie Behl
Mumbai, July 22 (IANS) Bollywood filmmaker Goldie Behl, who is all set to make his digital debut with the upcoming web series 'Rejctx',feels youngsters these days are more affected by social media and porn addiction than drugs, because they are obsessed with the virtual world.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
India's tryst with destiny: 'Bahubali' puts Chandrayaan-2 into orbit (3rd Lead)
Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh), July 22 (IANS) India's second lunar mission was on track as its 'Babubali' GSLV rocket successfully put the moon spacecraft -- Chandrayaan-2 -- into the orbit in a copy book style on Monday afternoon.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Science/Tech,Technology
Shia cleric calls of nationwide camps for arms licences
Lucknow, July 22 (IANS) Shia cleric and Majlis-e-Ulama-e-Hind General Secretary Maulana Kalbe Jawwad on Monday called of the nationwide camps to help Muslims, Dalits and tribals fill up forms for arms licenses.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
UN nuclear watchdog chief Yukiya Amano dies at 72
Vienna, July 22 (IANS) UN nuclear watchdog IAEA head Yukiya Amano has died at the age of 72, the organization announced on Monday.
2019-07-22
Category: International, United States,Politics
Sonebhadra horror: Videos recount blood bath
Lucknow, July 22 (IANS) Five days after the gory dance of death played out in Murtiya village in Sonebhadra where 10 people were killed and 24 injured over a land dispute, two videos have emerged on the social media that relive the moments before the carnage took place.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Bill to improve medical education system introduced
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) A Bill that seeks to improve access to quality and affordable medical education and ensures availability of adequate and high quality medical professionals all over the country to promote equitable and universal healthcare was introduced in the Lok Sabha on Monday.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Health/Medicine
India's R&D spending remains 0.7% of GDP in decade
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Indias spending on Research and Development (R&D) as a percentage of GDP has remained at 0.7 per cent over a decade, the Lok Sabha was informed on Monday.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
India's tryst with destiny: 'Bahubali' puts Chandrayaan-2 into orbit
Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh), July 22 (IANS) India's second lunar mission was on track as its 'Babubali' GSLV rocket successfully put the moon spacecraft -- Chandrayaan-2 -- into the orbit in a copy book style on Monday afternoon.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Science/Tech,Technology
46 injured as rod-wielding mob storms HK train station
Hong Kong, July 22 (IANS) At least 45 people have been injured in an unprecedented violence at a Hong Kong railway station as a rampaging mob armed with metal rods assaulted pro-democracy protesters as well as passengers indiscriminately.
2019-07-22
Category: International, Hong Kong,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
Tips for monsoon skin care for babies
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) A baby's delicate skin needs the right nourishment and ample care, especially during the monsoon. With a change in the season, it is always a good idea to change your baby's skin care routine to a more season-friendly one by choosing the right products; those with natural ingredients can further help tackle monsoon-related skin concerns.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Congress members tear papers, Rajya Sabha disrupted
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha on Monday witnessed chaotic scenes, with Congress members tearing papers and throwing them in the air. Amid the massive uproar, the House Deputy Chairman Harivansh Narayan Singh adjourned the proceedings.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Shatrughan Sinha favours Priyanka Gandhi as Congress chief
Patna, July 22 (IANS) Actor-turned-politician and Congress leader Shatrughan Sinha on Monday backed Priyanka Gandhi Vadra's name for leading the party.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Ajay Devgn puts a smile on my face: Anees Bazmee
Mumbai, July 22 (IANS) Director Anees Bazmee says Ajay Devgn manages to put a smile on his face whenever the actor meets him.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Champion dance troupe to star in patriotic music video
Mumbai, July 22 (IANS) Mumbai's hip-hop dance crew, The Kings, winners of the American reality television show "World Of Dance", will feature in a music video, before a film inspired by them hits the screens.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Moonshot 2: India's 'Bahubali' rocket lifts off with Chandrayaan-2
Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh), July 22 (IANS) India moved towards its second tryst with the moon with ISRO's heavy lift rocket - the Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle-Mark III (GSLV-Mk III) - carrying the 3,850 kg Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft, blasting off from the Sriharikota spaceport on Monday afternoon.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Science/Tech,Technology
Bollywood congratulates 'supergirl' Hima Das
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Actors Anil Kapoor, Rajkummar Rao, Bhumi Pednekar, Anushka Sharma and filmmaker Shekhar Kapur were among numerous Bollywood celebrities who congratulated ace sprinter Hima Das for clinching five gold medals in Europe over the month of July.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
ALERT: India's 'Bahubali' rocket carrying Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft lifts off
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2019-07-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Science/Tech
Nations and their moon missions
Chennai, July 22 (IANS) It was in 1950s when mission to the moon caught the fancy of several countries. But in sometime they were abandoned. In fact, the moon itself became an abandoned planet, said M. Annadurai, former Director, U.R. Rao Satellite Centre (URSC), Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO).
2019-07-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National
ISRO's space odyssey, a timeline
Chennai, July 22 (IANS) From the days of having a church as control room, the bishop's house as office and a bicycle as ferry and naked eyes to track the smoke plume at Thumba in Kerala and converting a toilet into a satellite data receiving centre in Bengaluru, Indian space odyssey have come a long way to ferrying foreign satellites, launching moon and Mars orbiters, and now planning to land on the Moon. Here's a timeline of the epic journey.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National
Chandrayaan-2 aided by engineering marvels
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Some of India's most advanced engineering marvels will aid Chandrayaan-2 in achieving its Moon mission.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Delhi,National
Goa Board has no record of Savarkar's clemency letter to British: CM
Panaji, July 22 (IANS) The Goa Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education has no record of whether Vinayak Damodar Savarkar had written to the British pleading clemency when he was jailed in Port Blair, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant told the state Assembly on Monday.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Goa,National,Education,Politics
India's 'Bahubali' rocket lifts off with Chandrayaan-2
Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh), July 22 (IANS) Setting in place India's bid to return to the moon, the Indian space agency's heavy lift rocket, the Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle-Mark III (GSLV-Mk III), carrying the 3,850 kg Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft, blasted off from the Sriharikota spaceport on Monday afternoon.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Science/Tech,Technology
Rajpal Yadav joins cast of 'Coolie No. 1' remake
Mumbai, July 22 (IANS) Actor Rajpal Yadav has joined the cast of David Dhawan's remake of "Coolie No. 1", which also stars the director's son Varun Dhawan with Sara Ali Khan.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
'Dhoni asked not to retire while team grooms Pant' (IANS Exclusive)
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Chief selectors M.S.K. Prasad started Sunday's press conference with great gusto after picking the Indian squads for the Windies tour. Not only did he say that he would clear all doubts about the strange replacement pattern during the World Cup, but also added that he would clear the air over M.S. Dhoni's position. While he started on the lines that Rishabh Pant is being groomed with an eye on the 2020 World T20, what he did not reveal was how the team management has requested Dhoni not to retire at the moment.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
21 Kendriya Vidyalaya buildings unsafe: Minister
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) As many as 21 Kendriya Vidyalaya school buildings are "unsafe" in the country, the Lok Sabha was informed on Monday.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
Kangana to play a spy in 'Dhaakad'
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Actress Kangana Ranaut is set pklay a spy in the upcoming heroine-centric action thriller, "Dhaakad".
2019-07-22
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
'Avengers: Endgame' busts 'Avatar' record, cast elated
Los Angeles, July 22 (IANS) "Avengers: Endgame" has finally ended the decade-long reign of "Avatar", becoming the world's highest-grossing film of all time, and the multistar-cast of the superhero adventure is euphoric about creating history.
2019-07-22
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Abe wins upper house polls but falls short of majority for reform
Tokyo, July 22 (IANS) Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's political coalition has won the partial legislative election to the upper house of Parliament, though it failed to secure the number of seats needed to push forward the constitutional reform it was hoping for, according to results released on Monday.
2019-07-22
Category: International, Japan,Politics
Karnataka Assembly Speaker firm on floor test today
Bengaluru, July 22 (IANS) Karnataka Assembly Speaker K.R. Ramesh Kumar on Monday told Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy to face by evening the floor test to prove majority in the House after the debate on the confidence motion ends.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Australian former Wimbledon doubles champion Peter McNamara dies
Sydney, July 22 (IANS) Former Australian tennis player Peter McNamara has died from cancer at the age of 64. McNamara, who formed a succesfull doubles pair with compatriot Paul McNamee, reached a career ranking high of number 7 in 1983.
2019-07-22
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Tennis
Kabaddi requires both physical, mental toughness: Rahul Chaudhary
Hyderabad, July 22 (IANS) In the world of Kabaddi, he has been nicknamed as the 'Raid Machine' because people say -- "Rahul jaata hai to point le kar hi aata hai (Rahul doesn't returns empty handed)". Looking at Rahul's stature, his previous season was average as Chaudhary could only manage 151 points from 21 games for the Telugu Titans.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Sports,Other Sports
Political parties favour extending Parliament session
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Political parties have responded positively to the proposed move to extend the ongoing session of Parliament and a decision will be taken shortly, a senior BJP leader said.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
3 held for beating national-level player in UP
Baghpat (Uttar Pradesh), July 22 (IANS) Three persons were arrested on Monday for thrashing a national-level sportsperson in Uttar Pradesh' Baghpat, police said.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Sports
New waterways on India-B'desh foreign secretaries agenda
Agartala, July 22 (IANS) The proposed waterways between India and Bangladesh would be discussed at the foreign secretary level meeting in Dhaka in October, a top official has said. The Union DoNER (Development of North Eastern Region) Ministry is prioritising multi-modal connectivity in India's northeastern region, including water connectivity, and has proposed 16 waterway projects, mostly involving Bangladesh.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Tripura,National
'The Lion King' has a 65.19 cr weekend in India
Mumbai, July 22 (IANS) Simba and Mufasa are having a gala time in India. Disneys new production of "The Lion King" opened to a weekend collection of over Rs 65 crore at the domestic box office.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Xiaomi becomes youngest company on Fortune Global 500 list
Beijing, July 22 (IANS) Chinese smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi has become the youngest company on the Fortune Global 500 list for 2019, ranking 468, with a revenue of $26,443.50 million and a net profit of $2,049.10 million in the previous fiscal.
2019-07-22
Category: International, China,Business/Economy,Technology
Windies Test call a double-edged sword for Saha
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) While announcing the squad for the upcoming West Indies tour, BCCI chief selector M.S.K Prasad made it very clear that left-handed wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant is the future wicket-keeper of Indian cricket and will play in all the three formats of the game. But old warshorse Wriddhiman Saha has also been given a go in the Test series as the second keeper.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
UN nuclear watchdog chief Yukiya Amano dies
Vienna, July 22 (IANS) UN nuclear watchdog chief Yukiya Amano has died at the age of 72, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) said in a statement on Monday.
2019-07-22
Category: International, United States,Politics
New-age B'wood dances lack the 'lachak': Saroj Khan
Jaipur, July 22 (IANS) : Choreographer Saroj Khan, known as Bollywood's epitome of perfection in dance moves and postures, is upset at the dearth of emotions, grace and 'lachak' in present-day film dance numbers.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Rajasthan,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
IIT Hyderabad-incubated health startup gets Rs 25 lakh grant
Hyderabad, July 22 (IANS) An Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad-incubated startup BeAble has won Rs 25 lakh in funding for developing 'ArmAble' -- a gamified arm rehabilitation device for stroke patients aimed at providing an intensive and regular rehabilitation therapy for the upper limb.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Shoppers soaked in Kargil spirit at Select City Mall
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) The spirit of Kargil overshadowed everything else at the popular Select City Mall here, with people gathering in hundreds to pay homage to the soldiers who died while recapturing strategic heights on the border from Pakistanis.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Human Interest/Society
China imposes protectionist measures on steel from EU, Asian nations
Beijing, July 22 (IANS) China on Monday announced imposing protectionist measures on certain stainless steel products imported from the European Union, Japan, South Korea and Indonesia.
2019-07-22
Category: International, China,Diplomacy,Politics
Goa Assembly condoles Sheila Dikshit's death
Panaji, July 22 (IANS) The Goa Legislative Assembly on Monday condoled the death of former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Home to 3 world heritage sites, Agra's pollution level remains alarming
Agra, July 22 (IANS) A quarter century of environmental activism, and a series of judicial interventions by the apex court, has not fundamentally changed the ecological conditions in the Taj Trapezium Zone, spread over 10,400 sq km. The air pollution level continues to remain alarming, affecting both humans and stones.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
Kids with ADHD take more time to be school-ready
New York, July 22 (IANS) Researchers have found that pre-schoolers with symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are much less likely to be ready for school, compared to other children of the same age.
2019-07-22
Category: International, United States,Education,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Heavy rain likely in Bihar, may worsen situation
Patna, July 22 (IANS) With more than 7.2 million people affected by the floods in Bihar, the local weather department on Monday warned of heavy rainfall in the next two days that may worsen the situation, officials of the state disaster management department said.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Films the greatest of art forms: 'Panga' director
Mumbai, July 22 (IANS) Filmmaker Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari says movies are the most immediate way in which storytellers can share their characters to storyseekers.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
After 50 days, Modi 2.0 pats itself on the back
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) The second term of the Modi government caters to all sections of the society and the pace of reforms, welfare and justice for all has been faster than in the first term, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar said on Monday.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Four arrested for assaulting Muslim waiter in Aurangabad
Aurangabad (Maharashtra), July 22 (IANS) At least four persons have been arrested by the police for assaulting a Muslim man in Maharashtra's Aurangabad on Friday. Investigating Officer Madhukar Sawant said the accused will be produced in court on Monday.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Indian, Pakistan Army exchange heavy fire on LoC
Jammu, July 22 (IANS) The Indian and Pakistan Army exchanged heavy fire on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district on Monday.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National
SC to hear plea on Justice Kureshi elevation as MP CJ
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) The Supreme Court will conduct a hearing on a plea challenging the delay in the elevation of Justice Akil Kureshi as Chief Justice of the Madhya Pradesh High Court in the first week of August.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Opposition disrupts Bihar Assembly, demands discussion on mob-lynching
Patna, July 22 (IANS) Opposition parties -- the RJD, Congress and CPI-ML -- created a ruckus in the Bihar Assembly on Monday demanding a discussion and strict action in incidents of mob-lynching at different places across the state. They also staged a protest outside the Assembly with placards in their hands.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Kim Jong-un votes in local polls with '99.98% turnout'
Seoul, July 22 (IANS) North Korean leader Kim Jong-un voted in nationwide local elections that registered an almost 100 per cent turnout rate, the state media reported on Monday.
2019-07-22
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
SC's status quo on Essar Steel sale to ArcelorMittal
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday ruled status quo on the sale of Essar Steel to ArcelorMittal.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights
Extramarks opens 'EduCafe' for students in Kota
Kota, July 22 (IANS) Extramarks, a leading education technology company, has opened Extramarks EduCafé -- India's first lounge for students to unwind and learn at leisure -- in Kota, the city famous for engineering and medical college aspirants training at a grueling pace.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education,Business/Economy
Taapsee shares moment between reality, drama
Mumbai, July 22 (IANS) Taapsee Pannu shared a sneak peek into an actors life showing the moment between "reality and drama".
2019-07-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
2020 iPhones may get gaming-centric displays: Report
San Francisco, July 22 (IANS) To make its devices more gaming-centric, Apple may add quick and ultra-smooth displays to its 2020 line-up of iPhones, for which the company is currently in discussion with Samsung and LG.
2019-07-22
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Redmi teases first 64MP smartphone with camera sample
Beijing, July 22 (IANS) Chinese smartphone manufacturer Xiaomis subsidiary Redmi on Monday shared an image taken from its first handset featuring a 64MP camera sensor, on its official Weibo account.
2019-07-22
Category: International, China,Technology