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DoT asks telcos to pay AGR dues in 3 months after self-assessment
New Delhi, Nov 13 ( IANS) The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) on Wednesday sent notices to the telcos, asking them to pay the Adjusted Gross Revenue (AGR) dues on a self-assessment basis within the next three months.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Doubting correctness, SC refers Aadhaar judgement to larger bench
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Wednesday referred to a larger bench the issue of examining the validity of the passage of the Finance Act 2017 as Money Bill.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
President's rule in Maha constitutional: Amit Shah
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) BJP President Amit Shah has finally broken his silence over the ongoing power tussle in Maharashtra, which is presently under President's rule.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
'Make criteria for judicial positions in public domain'
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) As the five-judge Constitution bench on Wednesday agreed to bring the Chief Justice of India under the ambit of Right To Information Act (RTI), one of the judges Justice Dhananjaya Y. Chandrachud pitched for making criteria for appointments in public domain as it will fulfil the purpose of the Right To Information Act.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
SpiceJet's Q2 total net loss widens to over Rs 462 cr
Mumbai, Nov 13 (IANS) Airliner SpiceJet's 2019-20 second quarter total net loss has widened to Rs 462.6 crore on account of grounding of Boeing 737 MAX along with the change in accounting standard.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Food prices spike Oct retail inflation to 4.62% (Roundup)
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) A substantial rise in food prices lifted India's October retail inflation to 4.62 per cent from 3.99 per cent in September, official data showed on Wednesday.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Migrants to benefit from relaxed Aadhaar norms
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) The government has amended rules that will allow citizens to use their Aadhaar number for know-your-customer (KYC) requirements even if their current address does not match with the address mentioned in their Aadhaar card.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National
Deepika among my finest co-actors: Vikrant Massey
Mumbai, Nov 13 (IANS) Actor Vikrant Massey, who will soon be seen in the Meghna Gulzar-directed "Chhapaak", only has glowing praise for Deepika Padukone, his co-star in the film.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Cherry blossoms fest begins in Meghalaya
Shillong, Nov 13 (IANS) The celebration of the unique autumn flowering of Himalayan cherry blossoms began in Meghalaya on Wednesday.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Art/Culture/Books
Naga couple who posed with assault rifles arrested
Dimapur, Nov 13 (IANS) Nagaland Police on Wednesday arrested the couple who posed with automatic assault rifles at their wedding reception in this commercial town of Nagaland. The couple was released on bail bond later.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Nagaland,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
U-17 football: Tigresses, Lionesses set up summit clash
Kalyani (West Bengal), Nov 13 (IANS) Fourteen goals were scored in the two matches played on the second day of the FSDL organised U-17 women's football tournament here on Wednesday.
2019-11-13
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
Amid protest, Babul visits cyclone-hit areas
Kolkata, Nov 13 (IANS) Union Minister Babul Supriyo faced black flag demonstration and 'go back' slogans from ruling Trinamool Congress workers as he visited cyclone Bulbul-affected people in 24 Parganas South district of West Bengal on Wednesday.
2019-11-13
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Amaravati Startup Project was not feasible, says Andhra
Amaravati, Nov 13 (IANS) Under attack from the Opposition and various quarters for terminating Amaravati Capital City Startup Project to be developed by a consortium of Singapore companies, the Andhra Pradesh government on Wednesday clarified that the project was not feasible.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Delhi schools shut till November 15
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) With air pollution in the city again touching 'emergency' levels, the Delhi government on Wednesday ordered schools in the national capital to remain shut till Friday.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Education must for tolerance, says Kumar of 'Super 30' fame
Dubai, Nov 13 (IANS) Founder of famous 'Super 30' coaching classes, Anand Kumar who is known for providing free quality higher education to underprivileged students, on Wednesday said education is the only way to make the world a better place.
2019-11-13
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,National,Education
Vedanta wins Jamkhani coal block in Odisha
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) Vedanta Limited has emerged as the highest bidder for the Jamkhani coal block in Sundargarh district, Odisha, in the 10th tranche of the captive coal block auction.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Check bank accounts with Google Pay soon
San Francisco, Nov 13 (IANS) After Apple and Facebook, Google is all set to take a plunge into the financial world, with a bank near you.
2019-11-13
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Public hearings start in Trump's impeachment process
New York, Nov 13 (IANS) The hearings for US President Donald Trump's impeachment moved from an underground secret chamber to national television on Wednesday with two diplomats testifying before a Congressional committee investigating allegations against Trump.
2019-11-13
Category: International, United States,Politics
In a first, FinMin seeks response of industry on tax rates
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) In line with Finance Minister Nirmala Sithraman's policy of discussion with stakeholders on policy matters, in a first the Finance Ministry has started the next budget planning by inviting suggestions on changes in direct and indirect taxes, including their rates, from industry and trade associations.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Scribe murder: CBI arrests senior police officer in Tripura
Agartala, Nov 13 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Wednesday arrested a senior police officer in connection with the murder of a local newspaper journalist inside the complex of the 2nd Battalion headquarters of Tripura State Rifles (TSR), the police said.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Tripura,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
SC says Chief Justice Office under RTI Act
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) The office of the Chief Justice of India (CJI) is covered by the Right to Information (RTI) Act since it is a public authority, the Supreme Court ruled on Wednesday in a landmark judgement as it answered the question "how transparent is transparent enough."
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Punjab to give Rs 2,500 relief for not burning paddy straw
Chandigarh, Nov 13 (IANS) The Punjab government on Wednesday decided to pay Rs 2,500 per acre as compensation to those small and marginal farmers, who have not burnt paddy straw.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Punjab,National,Environment/Wildlife
Congress calls meeting of senior leaders on Nov 16
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) Ahead of the crucial Parliament session and the five-phased Jharkhand Assembly polls from November 30, the Congress has called a meeting of all the general secretaries, state in-charges on November 16 to prepare a roadmap.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Clubs set rivalry aside, offer Jhingan helping hand
Mumbai, Nov 13 (IANS) A little more than a month after he picked up a partial tear of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL), India international and Kerala Blasters FC defender Sandesh Jhingan has successfully undergone surgery and is on the road to recovery.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Football
Wipro to drive telecom infra project's 5G adoption
Bengaluru, Nov 13 (IANS) Global software major Wipro has entered into an agreement with Telecom Infra Project (TIP) to drive its 5G adoption, the company said on Wednesday.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy,Technology
I don't see any succession plan in place after me: Gopichand
Mumbai, Nov 13 (IANS) Indian badminton does not have a replacement for head national coach Pullela Gopichand and that is why he is still around.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Badminton
Efforts on to save lives of migratory birds: Gehlot
Jaipur, Nov 13 (IANS) Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Wednesday said the death of birds at Sambhar Lake is "very worrying".
2019-11-13
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Environment/Wildlife
Chidambaram's judicial custody extended till Nov 27
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) A Delhi Court on Wednesday extended the judicial custody of former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram in the money laundering case relating to INX Media till November 27.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
RITES reports Q2 profits of Rs 237.21 cr
Mumbai, Nov 13 (IANS) RITES on Wednesday recorded reported profits of Rs 237.21 crore for the September quarter as against a profit of Rs 111.87 crore in the corresponding quarter last year.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Token seat not accepted this time: Chirag Paswan (IANS Exclusive)
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) The Lok Janshakti Party, which is ready to contest the Assembly elections in Jharkhand alone on 50 seats, has made it clear that it doesn't want to contest polls on a token seat.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Indo-France joint military Exercise Shakti-2019 concludes
Jaipur, Nov 13 (IANS) The closing ceremony of the joint military exercise between Indian and French Army, 'Exercise SHAKTI-2019' concluded at Mahajan Field Firing Range, Rajasthan, on Wednesday.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Defence/Security
Delhi schools shut for 2 days
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) The Delhi government on Wednesday ordered schools in the national capital to remain closed till Friday as air pollution in the city touched 'emergency' levels.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Environment/Wildlife
Court convicts 46 in Yanam factory rioting case
Puducherry, Nov 13 (IANS) The Chief Judicial Magistrate on Wednesday convicted 46 people and sentenced them to two-year jail term in cases of rioting that occurred at the Yanam plant of Regency Ceramics in 2012, here.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Pondicherry,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
DoT asks telcos to submit AGR dues within 3 months
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) on Wednesday asked telcos to submit the Adjusted Gross Revenue (AGR) amount based on self-assessment as per the Supreme court order.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Special Olympics badminton C'ship kicks off in Bangkok
Bangkok, Nov 13 (IANS) Over 150 delegates from 14 countries are taking part in the inaugural Special Olympics Asia Pacific Unified Badminton Championship, which is being held in Bangkok from November 13 to 16.
2019-11-13
Category: International, Thailand,Sports,Badminton
SC verdict on Rafale deal on Thursday
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Thursday will pronounce judgement on the Rafale deal, which was made an election issue by the Opposition citing corruption. The apex court had reserved the verdict on the deal in May this year.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Two-year imprisonment for sand hoarders in Andhra
Amaravati, Nov 13 (IANS) With sand shortage hitting the construction industry in Andhra Pradesh and causing distress among workers, the state government on Wednesday announced that those hoarding sand will face two-year imprisonment.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
I don't see any succession plan in place after me: Gopichand
Mumbai, Nov 13 (IANS) Indian badminton does not have a replacement for head national coach Pullela Gopichand and that is why he is still with them.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Badminton
Clubs set rivalry aside, offer Jhingan a helping hand
Mumbai, Nov 13 (IANS) A little more than a month after he picked up a partial tear of his anterior cruciate ligament (ACL), India international and Kerala Blasters FC defender Sandesh Jhingan has successfully undergone surgery and is on the road to recovery.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Football
Kangana finds it hard to learn Tamil for 'Thalaivi' role
Mumbai, Nov 13 (IANS) Actress Kangana Ranaut, who will next be seen playing former Tamil Nadu chief minister, the late J. Jaylalithaa, in the forthcoming multilingual biopic "Thalaivi", admits finding it difficult to learn the Tamil language. She added that she is learning the language as per demand of the films script.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
LaLiga not looking to get back on Indian television: League MD
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) LaLiga is not considering the possibility of getting back on televisions in India, the league's managing director for India Jose Cachaza said on Wednesday. With Sony Pictures Network ending its LaLiga broadcast partnership with Facebook for India in August, the league has been available for streaming solely on the social media platform this season.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Abbas doesn't fancy 'Baazigar' remake; open to sequel
Mumbai, Nov 13 (IANS) Abbas-Mustans 1993 Diwali release "Baazigar", which was a superhit on release and has now become a cult flick, has completed 26 years. The filmmaker duo is excited as well as nostalgic.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Cinema/Showbiz
DM Noida orders closure of all schools for two days
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) Schools in Noida will remain shut on November 14-15 due to the severe pollution levels in the Delhi NCR region.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
TERI sugests RWA firecrackers burning to check pollution
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) has prepared a plan for solving Delhi's air pollution crisis and among the recommendations is community burning of firecrackers.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Jadhav appeal in civilian court: Pak army denies move
Islamabad, Nov 13 (IANS) The Pakistani military has scotched reports that Pakistan is to amend the Army Act to allow Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav the right to file an appeal in a civilian court.
2019-11-13
Category: International, Pakistan,International
Ousted CG Power CFO claims 'loopholes' in Vaish report
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) In a scathing rebuttal to the Vaish report which suggested a fraud by former CG Power and Industrial Solutions executives, including its erstwhile Chairman Gautam Thapar, V.R. Venkatesh, the ex-CFO of the company who was also implicated in the alleged fraud, has said that the report was "biased and concocted" and did not reflect several proceedings of the investigation.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Does Death Stranding offer a new video game genre?
San Francisco, Nov 13 (IANS) As mixed reviews followed the release of Hideo Kojimas Death Stranding, the video game also triggered a debate on whether it creates a new genre altogether.
2019-11-13
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Telangana turns down idea of ex-judges' panel on TSRTC strike
Hyderabad, Nov 13 (IANS) The stalemate over the strike by employees of the Telangana State Road Transport Corp (TSRTC) continued for 40th day on Wednesday as the state government did not agree to a suggestion by the Telangana High Court for a panel of three former Supreme Court judges to help end the standoff.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Little chance of Tamil issue resolution in Lanka, says new book
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) There is very little chance of resolution of the Tamil issue in Sri Lanka, and particularly so if Gotabaya Rajapaksa, former defence secretary and brother of former president Mahinda Rajapaksa, wins the November 16 presidential elections, says a new book on the island nation.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books
In JNU 'rollback', only BPL students to benefit (2nd Lead)
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) After announcing "major rollback" in the hostel fee and other stipulations, it turns out the Jawaharlal Nehru University administration has found a way to not capitulate before protesting students while accepting some of the demands.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
Food prices spike Oct retail inflation to 4.62% (2nd Lead)
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) A substantial rise in food prices lifted India's October retail inflation to 4.62 per cent from 3.99 per cent in September, official data showed on Wednesday.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
BSES launches blockchain tech platform for power trading
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) In a major environment-friendly digital initiative, Delhi electricity distribution company (discom) BSES on Wednesday announced that BSES Rajdhani Power Ltd (BRPL) has partnered Australias Power Ledger, a global leader in blockchain technology, to launch consumer-to-consumer (peer-to-peer or P2P) solar power trading on a trial basis.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife,Technology
'Ops Kamal' may return, all 17 rebels to join BJP in K'taka
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) All the 17 rebel MLAs, who so far are not BJP members, will formally join the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party on Thursday and 15 of them are very likely to be fielded in the upcoming by-election in Karnataka to be held on December 5, says a senior functionary of the party. What's more? The 'Operation Kamal' may be back with more opposition MLAs jumping to BJP, post the by-elections.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National
BSE seeks clarification on new whistleblower's complaint
Mumbai, Nov 13 (IANS) The BSE on Wednesday sought clarification from Infosys over news of a second whistleblower accusing Infosys Chief Executive Officer Salil Parekh of misconduct.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Insecticides India Q2 profit up 13%
Mumbai, Nov 13 (IANS) Agrochemical company Insecticides India's profit after tax for the quarter ended September stood at Rs 49 crore, up by 13.6 per cent from the corresponding quarter of the previous year.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Prince Charles visits gurdwara, tries flipping 'chapati'
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) Britain's Prince Charles on Wednesday paid obeisance at the Bangla Sahib gurdwara here, during which he tried his hand at 'seva' or voluntary service in the community kitchen on the holy premises.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Politics
IPL: MI rope in Boult, Ankit Rajpoot traded to RR
Mumbai, Nov 13 (IANS) Defending Champions Mumbai Indians on Wednesday announced that they have roped in New Zealand pace spearhead Trent Boult for the upcoming season of the Indian Premier League.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Kabaddi World Cup to be held in Punjab from Dec 1-9
Chandigarh, Nov 13 (IANS) The Kabaddi World Cup will be held from December 1 to 9, it was announced by Punjab's Sports Minister Rana Gurmit Singh Sodhi here on Wednesday.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Punjab,Sports,Other Sports
Religious bias led to IIT-M student's death: MMK leader
Chennai, Nov 13 (IANS) Manitheneya Makkal Katchi (MMK) leader M.H. Jawahirullah on Wednesday demanded a probe by Crime Branch Crime Investigation Department (CBCID) into the suicide of Fathima Latheef, a bright first year student of the Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT-M).
2019-11-13
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Education,Politics
Robots to help Indian Army fight terror in Kashmir
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) From helping in cordon-and-search ops, negotiating obstacles to lobbing grenades at terrorists holed up in buildings, the Indian Army will soon have robots to help it in counter-insurgency operations in Jammu and Kashmir.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National
DDoS attacks rose by a third in Q3 2019: Kaspersky
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) In the third quarter of 2019, the number of Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks rose by a third compared to the previous quarter and Q3 2018, shows data from cybersecurity firm Kaspersky.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology,Defence/Security
Ayushmann's 'Dream Girl' heads to Hong Kong
Mumbai, Nov 13 (IANS) Actor Ayushmann Khurrana's "Dream Girl" will release in Hong Kong on December 5.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Audio-visual anthem released for IFFI 2019
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) Ahead of the launch of the 50th edition of the International Film Festival of India (IFFI), Information and Broadcasting Secretary Amit Khare on Wednesday unveiled the audio-visual anthem, showcasing the clips of several content driven and impactful films including "Bajirao Mastaani" and "Bhaag Milkha Bhaag".
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Apple introduces 16-inch MacBook Pro for Rs 199,900
Cupertino (California), Nov 13 (IANS) Apple on Wednesday unveiled an all-new 16-inch MacBook Pro with up to 80 per cent faster performance for Rs 199,900.
2019-11-13
Category: International, Mexico,Technology
Chhattisgarh CM to meet President on Paddy procurement
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel is to meet President Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday on the issue of procurement of paddy with an incentive in the state. He will be accompanied by his cabinet colleagues.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
NCP-Congress-Sena: A beehive of meetings for govt formation (2nd Lead)
Mumbai, Nov 13 (IANS) A day after Maharashtra went under President's Rule, the state is witnessing a series of hectic formal/informal meetings and discussions at various levels among the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), Shiv Sena and Congress in a bid to form the government.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Have spoken to SAI about access to sports psychologists: Reid
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) Indian men's hockey coach Graham Reid said that there have been conversations with the Sports Authority of India (SAI) to gain access to sports psychologists as the team starts its build-up towards the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Earlier in November, India had confirmed qualification for Tokyo 2020 by beating Russia 11-3 in a two-legged qualifier that was held in Bhubaneswar.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Hockey
Need to protect children from drugs, sex, alcohol: Goa guv
Panaji, Nov 13 (IANS) There is a need to protect children from drugs, sex, alcohol, hard labour, abuse and violence, newly appointed Goa Governor Satya Pal Malik said on Wednesday in his message ahead of Children's Day.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
HAL net soars 116% in Q2
Bengaluru, Nov 13 (IANS) State-run defence major Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) on Wednesday reported Rs 621-crore net profit for the second quarter (Q2) of fiscal 2019-20, registering a 116 per cent annual growth from Rs 287 crore in the same period a year ago.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy
Punjab to host World Kabaddi Cup from Dec 1
Chandigarh, Nov 13 (IANS) The World Kabaddi Cup, dedicated to the 550th birth anniversary of Sikhism's founder Guru Nanak Dev, will be held from December 1 to 10 in Punjab, state Sports and Youth Services Minister Rana Gurmit Sodhi said on Wednesday.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Punjab,Sports,Other Sports
MedPlus eyes Rs 2,800 crore turnover during FY20
Hyderabad, Nov 13 (IANS) India's leading pharmacy MedPlus on Wednesday said it expects over 24 per cent growth in revenues to close 2019-20 with Rs 2,800 crore turnover.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Business/Economy
Trident Hotel Mumbai plays key role in Maha govt formation
Mumbai, Nov 13 (IANS) One of the key targets during the November 2008 Mumbai terror strikes, the Trident Hotel has become the epicenter of power negotiations for government formation in Maharashtra, coincidentally during the same month.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
SC fumes on idea to keep convicted lawyer under observation
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) "Are we a nursing home or hospital, who will keep a lawyer under observation", observed the Supreme Court in the matter of a lawyer whose apology was not found "genuine and bonafide" by the Nagpur bench of Bombay High Court.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Delhi polls: Full statehood demand may take back seat
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) The demand for full statehood for Delhi has been a major poll plank in the Assembly elections which the national capital has seen, but the political parties seem to be no more keen on raking up the issue as fresh elections approach.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Our fast bowlers best in the world: Kohli
Indore, Nov 13 (IANS) India skipper Virat Kohli on Wednesday rated the team's pace battery as the best in the world, saying he wanted to see the fast bowlers rule world cricket one day and that is what is happening right now.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,Sports,Cricket
Blood feud born out of coal rivalry takes centrestage in Dhanbad (IANS Exclusive)
Ranchi, Nov 13 (IANS) Remember 'Gangs of Wasseypur'? Its fleshed out characters, some whacky, others deadly dangerous, all monochromatic. Press the refresh button, for many of those names are going to leap out of the celluloid frame and be part of our daily narrative again.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Everything you need to know about Facebook Pay
San Francisco, Nov 13 (IANS) Marking its foray into the digital payments system, Facebook has launched a new payments system named Facebook Pay which lets users send money to friends, shop and donate on the social networking platform and Messenger.
2019-11-13
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Congress leader to visit Ayodhya
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) Against the backdrop of Supreme Court judgement on Ayodhya temple issue, Congress leader and former Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat will be visiting the site on November 29, making him the first leader from the party to do so.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Religion
Delhi Nursery Admission: Get forms from November 29
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) The Nursery admissions for open seats in private unaided recognized schools of Delhi for the session 2020-21, will begin from November 29, the Directorate of Education (DoE) announced on Wednesday.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
Punjab signs pact for promotion of products of MSMEs
Chandigarh, Nov 13 (IANS) A memorandum of understanding was signed here on Wednesday by state-run Invest Punjab with startup Pumpkart for e-commerce promotion and selling of products of micro small and medium enterprises (MSMEs).
2019-11-13
Category: India, Punjab,Business/Economy
Being captain of a side makes you more responsible: Mominul
Indore, Nov 13 (IANS) Bangladesh's new captain Mominul Haque on Wednesday said the pressure of leadership is not sitting heavily on him as he is enjoying the new role, ahead of their first of the two Tests against India here.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,Sports,Cricket
Twitterati take aim at Sena for talks with Cong, NCP
Mumbai, Nov 13 (IANS) With the Shiv Sena trying to form government in Maharashtra with the help of Congress and NCP, Twitterati were quick to remind Uddhav Thackeray's party that it was partnering with the same people it had fought in the recently concluded elections.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics,Technology
'Traditional wholesale lost half its revenue share post DeMo, GST'
Mumbai, Nov 13 (IANS) A report on consumer goods distribution channels has revealed that while modern trade and e-commerce have gained significant revenue share after the "twin shock" to the economy, demonetisation and Goods and Services Tax (GST), traditional wholesale has lost half its revenue share.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Google's 'Project Nigtingale' triggers federal inquiry in US
San Francisco, Nov 13 (IANS) Google's partnership with US healthcare organisation Ascension over health data collection of millions of Americans through its "Project Nightingale" has triggered a federal probe, the media reported on Wednesday.
2019-11-13
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Football Delhi to launch Juvenile Homes Football League
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) Football Delhi is all set to launch a Juvenile Homes Football League at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here from November 14 to December 15.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Green product launched in Punjab to counter stubble burning
Chandigarh, Nov 13 (IANS) Agri-biotech company Kan Biosys on Wednesday launched an eco-friendly product here to tackle the problem of stubble burning.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Punjab,National,Environment/Wildlife,Business/Economy
Rajnath on two-day visit to Arunachal Pradesh
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) Defence Minister Rajnath Singh will inaugurate a strategically-located river bridge in Arunachal Pradesh, apart from attending other events, during a two-day visit to the north-eastern state beginning November 13, sources said here on Wednesday.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Faridabad doctor family murder: Accused arrested in Shirdi
Faridabad, Nov 13 (IANS) Police on Wednesday arrested a man who allegedly killed four members of a family inside their home here last week.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Lanka's presidential poll to see two contestants face off
Colombo, Nov 13 (IANS) Sri Lanka goes to the polls on Saturday for a presidential election that will see two powerful contestants -- former defence chief Gotabaya Rajapaksa, and cabinet minister Sajith Premadasa -- pitted against each other.
2019-11-13
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Politics
Mulayam Singh admitted to hospital in Lucknow
Lucknow, Nov 13 (IANS) Samajwadi Party patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav was admitted to the Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences (SGPIGMS) on Wednesday evening after he complained of uneasiness and breathlessness.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
India's Oct retail inflation spikes to 4.62%
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) A substantial rise in food prices lifted India's October retail inflation to 4.62 per cent from 3.99 per cent in September, official data showed on Wednesday.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Pvt Jet terminal at Delhi airport from 2020 (IANS Special)
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) The national capital's Indira Gandhi International Airport will soon sport a dedicated terminal for private jets by early next year, a senior company official has said.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National
Rupee tumbles 63 paise, falls to Rs 72 per dollar
Mumbai, Nov 13 (IANS) The domestic currency ended sharply lower on Wednesday over weak macro numbers and soft capital market sentiments. The rupee slipped to its lowest in two months at Rs 72.09 a dollar from its previous close of Rs 71.46.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Pakistan to reopen closed Hindu temples
Islamabad, Nov 13 (IANS) Considering the long-standing demand of Pakistan's Hindu community, the Imran Khan government has decided to reopen the closed Hindu temples and also renovate them.
2019-11-13
Category: International, Pakistan,International
Vodafone's JV in India in precarious situation: HSBC
New Delhi/London, Nov 13 (IANS) Global brokerage major HSBC has noted that Vodafones joint venture (JV) in India is in a precarious situation after Vodafone's global CEO reiterated that there will be no further injection of group equity into India.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Market, investors keenly await Q2 numbers of Airtel, Voda
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) Vodafone Idea and Airtel will release their Q2 earnings on Thursday which is being eagerly awaited by market, investors and industry in the wake of the sudden dues payment scenario of a whopping Rs 83,000 crore within three months as directed by the Supreme Court.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Engagement with China intensified in 5 years: Muraleedharan
Sonipat, Nov 13 (IANS) India's engagement with China has intensified at all levels during the past five years as the two countries did not let differences between them become disputes, Minister of State for External Affairs V. Muraleedharan has said.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Haryana,National,Education,Politics
Elon Musk announces next Tesla Gigafactory in Berlin
Berlin, Nov 13 (IANS) After Shanghai in China, Elon Musk has chosen Berlin as Tesla's next Gigafactory outside of the US. During an awards ceremony here on Tuesday, Musk said Tesla's European gigafactory will be built in the Berlin area.
2019-11-13
Category: International, Germany,Technology
Ola Electric appoints BVR Subbu as board member
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) Ola Electric on Wednesday appointed BVR Subbu as a member of its board of directors.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Too much ultra-processed foods can lower heart health
New York, Nov 13 (IANS) If you are eating too much ultra-processed foods, stop consuming it now as researchers have found that eating fast food is linked to lower heart health.
2019-11-13
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Pakistan minister slams upcoming Hindi flick 'Panipat'
Islamabad, Nov 13 (IANS) Slamming upcoming Bollywood movie "Panipat", Pakistan's Science and Technology Minister Fawad Chaudhary on Wednesday said that the movie has distrorted historical facts to portray Ahmad Shah Abdali as a "cruel" Muslim ruler.
2019-11-13
Category: International, Pakistan,International
After protests, JNU rolls back proposed hostel fee hike
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) Bowing to pressure from the agitating students, the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) administration on Wednesday scaled down the hike in hostel charges and other proposed decisions, describing it as a "major rollback".
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Politics
SC to deliver verdict on Sabarimala temple on Thursday
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) The Supreme Court will on Thursday pronounce judgement on the review petitions filed on the entry of women of all age groups into the Sabarimala temple.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion
NYSE operator ICE opens tech centre in Hyderabad
Hyderabad, Nov 13 (IANS) Intercontinental Exchange Inc (ICE), a leading operator of global exchanges, including the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and clearing houses, and provider of data and listings services on Wednesday announced the launch of its India operations with the opening up of a tech facility in Hyderabad.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Business/Economy,Technology
IPL: Ankit Rajpoot traded to RR; Boult to MI
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) Fast bowler Ankit Rajpoot will represent Rajasthan Royals in the 2020 edition of the Indian Premier League after a successful trade by Kings XI Punjab. The right-arm fast bowler who joined KXIP in 2018 has played 23 IPL matches and has 22 wickets.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
'JNU has always been anti-establishment, but you'll see many changes' (IANS Exclusive)
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) After an amped up battle over a fee hike which saw the university students in a joust with Delhi police, JNU Executive Committee on Wednesday evening announced a major roll-back in the hostel fee and other stipulations. It also proposed a scheme for economic assistance to the EWS students. "Time to get back to classes," Education Secretary R. Subrahmanyam tweeted as he provided the information.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
BCA chief writes to Ganguly, wants BCCI President to solve mess in Bihar
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) Bihar Cricket Association (BCA) President Jagnnath Singh has written to the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) President Sourav Ganguly apprising him of the supposed illegal activities taking place in Bihar cricket at present under the alleged protection and umbrella of BCCI GM Cricket Operations Saba Karim.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
BSNL to raise Rs 15000 cr through sovereign bonds next month
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) State run BSNL plans to issue sovereign bonds for raising Rs 15,000 crore next month, its chairman and MD P. K. Purwar has said.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
JNU has always been anti-establishment, but you'll see many changes (IANS Exclusive)
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) After an amped up battle over a fee hike which saw the university students in a joust with Delhi police, JNU Executive Committee on Wednesday evening announced a major roll-back in the hostel fee and other stipulations. It also proposed a scheme for economic assistance to the EWS students. "Time to get back to classes," Education Secretary S. Subrahmanyam tweeted as he provided the information.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
May extend Odd-Even, if required: Kejriwal
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday said the Odd-Even scheme may be extended if the air quality continues to deteriorate.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
India's Silicon Valley hosts summit on AI, machine learning
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) At a time when Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning is taking over the world, the Silicon Valley of India - Bengaluru - hosted a vibrant summit on the issue.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
India's Oct retail inflation spikes to 4.62%
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) A substantial rise in food prices lifted India's October retail inflation to 4.62 per cent from 3.99 per cent in September, official data showed on Wednesday.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Punjab, Haryana procured over 200 lakh tonnes paddy
Chandigarh, Nov 13 (IANS) Agrarian states Punjab and Haryana have procured over 200 lakh tonnes of paddy this kharif season, food and supplies officials said on Wednesday.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Punjab,Business/Economy
Shalmali Kholgade: I want to be a pop star like Beyonce
Mumbai, Nov 13 (IANS) Singer Shalmali Kholgade says she aspires to be a pop star like Beyonce.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Karnataka disqualified MLAs joining BJP on Thursday
Bengaluru, Nov 13 (IANS) Elated by the Supreme Court's ruling partially in their favour, all the 17 disqualified legislators are joining the ruling BJP on Thursday ahead of the December 5 by-elections, a party official said on Wednesday.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Congress hails SC quashing arbitary appointments in tribunals
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) The Congress on Wednesday hailed the Supreme Court for rejecting the amendments on special tribunals under the Finance Bill and said that the order has closed the doors for making arbitary appointments by the Narendra Modi-led government.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Important to play an attacking game as opener in T20s: Dhawan (IANS interview)
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) The first six overs in a T20 game is considered the most crucial as both the batting and bowling team look to grab early advantage and with the World T20 in Australia less than a year away, India opener Shikhar Dhawan is very clear that for him it will be all about attacking from the word go Down Under.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
John Legend is People's 'Sexiest Man Alive'
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) He's already got an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony under his belt. And now, John Legend ? one of the nicest guys in Hollywood ? has been crowned this year's Sexiest Man Alive by People magazine.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Power Grid to float InvIT to monetise transmission assets
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) The government's asset monetisation programme will take off from March next year when the central transmission utility Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd (PGCIL) floats an infrastructure investment trust (InvIT) - a first by a public sector undertaking (PSU) - to unlock value from its operational transmission assets and free up long-term capital for further investments.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Akhil to represent Blackbirds Hyderabad in XI Racing League
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) Promising young Indian driver Akhil Rabindra, the only Asian to be selected for the Aston Martin Drivers Academy earlier this year, will be participating in the inaugural edition of the X1 Racing League, a franchise-based motorsports competition powered by JK Tyre Motorsports. He'll represent the team from the capital city of Telangana, named Blackbirds Hyderabad. The X1 Racing League follows the X1 Racing eSports Racing season 1, a digital-simulator based league that is currently being held across India.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Motorsports
Sohum Shah thrilled to be part of 'The Big Bull'
Mumbai, Nov 13 (IANS) Actor-filmmaker Sohum Shah of "Tumbbad" fame is happy to be a part of the "extremely engaging" film "The Big Bull", which also stars Abhishek Bachchan.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Land Rover's Defender to make appearance in Bond film
London, Nov 13 (IANS) Land Rover's New Defender will be making a starry appearance alongside Daniel Craig in the upcoming "No Time To Die" as the car has been used for several stunt sequences.
2019-11-13
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Dhawan launches cricket bat sensor app StanceBeam Striker
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) India opener Shikhar Dhawan on Wednesday launched StanceBeam's flagship product, the StanceBeam Striker, a smart cricket bat sensor.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Police use batons, tear gas on BJP protestors in Kolkata
Kolkata, Nov 13 (IANS) Police made a baton charge, lobbed tear gas shells and used water cannons to disperse hundreds of belligerent BJP youth wing leaders who tried to march to the Kolkata Municipal Corporation headquarters on Wednesday protesting against a host of issues including the civic body's failure to control the Dengue menace in the city.
2019-11-13
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Jimmy to be seen in 'different avatar' in 'Rangbaaz Phirse'
Mumbai, Nov 13 (IANS) Actor Jimmy Sheirgill, who will a part of the second season of "Rangbaaz", says he will be seen in a completely different avatar in the upcoming crime thriller series.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Congress demands probe into alleged Yeddyurappa tapes
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) The Congress on Wednesday hailed the Supreme Court judgement in the Karnataka MLAs disqualification case and demanded that the BJP government in the state should order a probe into the roles of Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa and Union Home Minister Amit Shah in the alleged "Operation Kamala 0.2" tapes.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Pawar to meet Sonia to discuss M'rashtra govt formation
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) NCP supremo Sharad Pawar will be meeting Congress interim President Sonia Gandhi this weekend to firm up alliance talks with the Shiv Sena to form a government in Maharashtra, said sources.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Haryana's first Cabinet expansion on Thursday
Chandigarh, Nov 13 (IANS) After 17 days of Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar and his deputy Dushyant Chautala taking oath of office and secrecy, the first Cabinet expansion will be held on Thursday, the government said here on Wednesday.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Chandigarh National Crafts Mela from November 15
Chandigarh, Nov 13 (IANS) The 11th edition of the Chandigarh National Crafts Mela will kick-off from Friday at Kalagram here, an announcement was made on Wednesday.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Punjab,National,Business/Economy
Transport disruptions continue across Hong Kong
Hong Kong, Nov 13 (IANS) Protesters on Wednesday continued to block roads and obstruct railway services in several districts of Hong Kong for the third consecutive day.
2019-11-13
Category: International, Hong Kong,Politics
Anahat Singh wins GU-13 title at Eastern Slam squash
Kolkata, Nov 13 (IANS) Anahat Singh on Wednesday won the GU13 title at the Eastern Slam squash championship that was held in Kolkata. The 11-year-old beat Navya Sundarajan from Delhi in 3 straight sets 11-1, 11-0, 11-9.
2019-11-13
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Other Sports
Facebook Pay arrives in the US, WhatsApp Pay next in India?
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) Before WhatsApp Pay finally arrives in India, Facebook has launched its own payment system beginning with users in the US that will work across its app ecosystem -- Facebook, Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
India look for much-needed win against Afghanistan (Preview)
Dushanbe (Tajikistan), Nov 13 (IANS) The Indian football team will look to register a much-needed win and convert their goalscoring chances when they take on Afghanistan in a FIFA World Cup qualifier on Thursday.
2019-11-13
Category: International, Tajikistan,Sports,Football
Shalmali Kholgade: I want to be a pop star like Beyoncé
Mumbai, Nov 13 (IANS) Singer Shalmali Kholgade says she aspires to be a pop star like Beyoncé.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
IAF may buy HAL's trainer aircraft, Air Chief to take sortie
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) is likely to float a Request for Proposal (RFP) with the state-run Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) this December for purchasing homemade HTT-40 basic aircraft for training its pilots, sources said here on Wednesday.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
E-cigarettes more harmful to heart than tobacco: Study
New York, Nov 13 (IANS) Researchers have found that electronic nicotine delivery systems, such as e-cigarettes might be just as harmful to the heart, than traditional cigarettes.
2019-11-13
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
After students' protest, JNU rolls back hostel fee hike
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) The Jawaharlal Nehru University's executive committee on Wednesday rolled back the proposed hostel fee hike and also has now proposed a scheme for economic assistance to students from Economically Weaker Sections (EWS).
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Politics
Gurugram hotspots dominate NCR pollution list
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) Gurugram is the most polluted city in Delhi-NCR on Wednesday with four out of the five most polluted areas falling within the city, as per Skymet AQI app data.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Mars 2020 landing site could preserve signs of past life
New York, Nov 13 (IANS) The landing site of the Mars 2020 rover that NASA plans to launch next year could preserve signs of ancient life on the Red Planet, says a new study.
2019-11-13
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
People denied stable govt: SC in Karnataka case
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) In a significant observation, the Supreme Court on Wednesday said citizens are being denied stable governments because of horse trading and other such corrupt practices even as it paved the way for 17 disqualified MLAs of Congress and JD(U) in Karnataka to contest Assembly bypolls slated for December 5.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Punjab CM asks SGPC to pay $20 fee for Pak visit
Chandigarh, Nov 13 (IANS) With footfall at the Kartarpur Corridor reportedly quite low, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Wednesday asked the "cash-rich" SGPC to pay the $20 per pilgrim fee for travel out of their own coffers, at least to the 'yellow card' holders who simply can not afford to pay the amount.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics,Religion
Israel will continue to hit Islamic jihad: Netanyahu
Jerusalem, Nov 13 (IANS) Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Wednesday that Israel's army will countinue to strike Gaza's Islamic Jihad group if rocket fire towards Israel continues.
2019-11-13
Category: International, Israel,Politics
Deepika shares Ranveer's anniversary beauty prep picture
Mumbai, Nov 13 (IANS) Actress Deepika Padukone shared a glimpse of her actor husband Ranveer Singh's beauty preparations for their first wedding anniversary.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Six die in auto-truck collision in Bihar
Bihar Sharif, Nov 13 (IANS) Six people were killed and two received serious injuries after a speeding truck rammed into an auto-rickshaw in Giriyak area of Nalanda district in Bihar on Wednesday morning. The condition of the injured people is said to be critical.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Congress' agitation to include SPG cover withdrawal
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) The Congress has extended by 10 more days its mass protest programme to raise the pitch against government over withdrawal of SPG protection to the Gandhi family and economic slowdown among other issues.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Sensex ends 229 pts lower after drastic fall in IIP
Mumbai, Nov 13 (IANS) Weak industrial data resulted in broad-based selling in the markets on Wednesday. With none of the sectoral indices managing to finish in the green, the benchmark Sensex closed 229 points lower.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Police use batons, tear gas on BJP protestors in Kolkata
Kolkata, Nov 13 (IANS) Police made a baton charge, lobbed tear gas shells and used water canons to disperse hundreds of belligerent BJP youth wing leaders who tried to march to the Kolkata Municipal Corporation headquarters on Wednesday protesting against a host of issues including the civic body's failure to control the Dengue menace in the city.
2019-11-13
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Israel-Gaza tension: Death toll rises to 15
Gaza, Nov 13 (IANS) Three Palestinians were killed on Wednesday in a fresh Israeli air strike on central Gaza Strip, bringing the number of Palestinians that have been killed since Tuesday up to 15, said doctors.
2019-11-13
Category: International, Palestinian Territory, Occupied,Politics
Scam in UP Home Guards' attendance, probe begins
Lucknow, Nov 13 (IANS) After the recent provident fund scam in the Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation, another scam in the state has now come to light related to allotting duties to home guards, according to the police on Wednesday.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Centre to security wings: Sensitise judiciary about NGOs
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) The Union government has asked chiefs of Central and state security agencies to sensitise the judiciary about non-government organisations (NGOs) and think-tanks which may be involved in anti-India activities, sources said on Wednesday.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Women, Gen Z forthcoming about intimacy: Study
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANSlife) Is India having good sex? A new study by online dating platform Tinder has revealed that 79 per cent Indians like to try new things in the bedroom and 52 per cent Indians have never faked an orgasm.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Yami Gautam: It's not easy to be self made in Bollywood
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) Actress Yami Gautam, who has given a string of hits like "Vicky Donor", "Kaabil", "Uri: The Surgical Strike" and "Bala", is very happy the way her career has shaped up and says it is not easy to be in Bollywood and be self made and make it on your own.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Tokyo Olympics: Can shooting swell India's medal tally?
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) Shooting has been one sport where India have performed exceedingly well in recent times in all competitions across the world. In fact, it is the only sport where the country has a lone individual gold to its name at the Olympics Games courtesy Abhinav Bindra who clinched the top honours in 2008 in Beijing.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Man who attacked Pawar in 2011 arrested
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) A man who had attacked then Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar in 2011 has been arrested by Delhi Police after five years on the run.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Flaws in Intel, STMicroelectronics chips risk billions of devices
Washington, Nov 13 (IANS) An international team of researchers has discovered serious security vulnerabilities in computer chips made by chip giant Intel and Geneva-based semiconductor manufacturer STMicroelectronics that has affected billions of laptop, server, tablet and desktop users globally.
2019-11-13
Category: International, United States,Technology,Defence/Security
Security tightened at Sabarimala ahead of verdict
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 13 (IANS) With the Supreme Court all set to pronounce final verdict on the entry of all women to the Kerala's famed Sabarimala temple on Thursday, the state police has made elaborate security arrangements for the temple town to ensure security as the two-month long festival kicks off on Sunday.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Kerala,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion,Defence/Security
Mahants, sadhus differ on composition of Ram temple trust
Ayodhya, Nov 13 (IANS) Mahants and sadhus connected with the Ayodhya Ram temple movement have expressed differing views over the composition of the trust for the Ram Mandir in Ayodhya to be set up by the union government.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Religion
'NCR unsold housing stock to take 44 months for clearance'
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) A report by Anarock Property Consultants on Wednesday said that the stock of unsold housing units in the NCR would take at least 44 months to be sold off, the highest overhang period among the country's seven major cities.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Ajay, Kajol share Saif Ali Khan's warrior look in 'Tanhaji...'
Mumbai, Nov 13 (IANS) Actors Ajay Devgn and Kajol took to social media on Wednesday to share actor Saif Ali Khan's fierce look from their upcoming film "Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior".
2019-11-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Woman found dead at OYO hotel room in Delhi
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) A 33-year-old woman was found dead at an OYO hotel room in north Delhi's Alipur.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Excited to play D-N Test, pacers will come into play more: Kohli
Indore, Nov 13 (IANS) India skipper Virat Kohli on Wednesday said the team is "very excited" to play their first-ever Day Night Test with the pink ball, which he feels will bring fast bowlers into play more.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,Sports,Cricket
Artificial Intelligence to monitor patients' mental health
New York, Nov 13 (IANS) Scientists are now working to apply Artificial Intelligence (AI) to psychiatry, with a speech-based mobile app that can categorize a patient's mental health status as well as or better than a human can.
2019-11-13
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Technology
Iqbal named Pak women head coach, Bismah remains captain
Lahore, Nov 13 (IANS) Bismah Maroof has been retained as captain while Iqbal Imam has been appointed as the head coach of the Pakistan women's cricket team until next year's World T20 which will be held in Australia from February 21 to March 8.
2019-11-13
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
SC decision has exposed 'Op Kamal: Congress
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) Congress spokesperson Randeep Singh Surjewala on Wednesday said the Supreme Court's decision on the disqualification of 17 MLAs in Karnataka has burst the bubble of BJP's 'Operation Kamal.'
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Uddhav speaks to Sonia on Maha govt formation
Mumbai, Nov 13 (IANS) A day after speaking with Congress interim President Sonia Gandhi and meeting senior leader Ahmed Patel in Mumbai, Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray met state Congress leaders here to discuss the finer aspects of government formation in Maharashtra, sources said here on Wednesday.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Modi arrives in Brasilia for BRICS summit, to meet Putin, Xi
Brasilia, Nov 13 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday arrived in the Brazilian capital for the 11th BRICS summit.
2019-11-13
Category: International, Brazil,Business/Economy,Diplomacy
Yogi govt to felicitate top ten GST payers in UP
Lucknow, Nov 13 (IANS) The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh will felicitate the top ten Goods and Services Tax (GST) payers in each district and at the state level.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Business/Economy
Premier Badminton League Season 5 to start on Jan 20
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) The fifth edition of the Premier Badminton League (PBL) will start from January 20, 2020 and will continue till February 9.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Badminton
OYO appoints Harshit Vyas as Chief Business Officer, India
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) OYO Hotels and Homes on Wednesday announced the appointment of Harshit Vyas, as the Chief Business Officer for its India operations.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Meghalaya govt-Guv speak in different voices on ordinance
Shillong, Nov 13 (IANS) The Meghalaya government has sent the Meghalaya Residents Safety and Security (Amendment) Ordinance, 2019 to Governor Tathagata Roy for his approval, Deputy Chief Minister Prestone Tynsong said on Wednesday.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Politics
SC says CJI office under RTI
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) The office of Chief Justice comes under the Right to Information Act, said the Supreme Court on Wednesday.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Huawei to pay staff $286mn in bonuses for resisting US ban
Beijing, Nov 13 (IANS) China's telecommunication giant Huawei has decided to pay more than $285 million to its staffers for sticking through and mitigating the impact of the US trade ban, the media has reported.
2019-11-13
Category: International, China,Technology
Will abide by the Supreme Court verdict: TDB President
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 13 (IANS) With the Supreme Court set to deliver its final verdict on a batch of petitions seeking re-examination of its decision to allow entry of women of all age group to the famed Sabarimala temple on Thursday, the Travancore Devasom Board (TDB) said they will abide by the top court's decision.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Kerala,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion
Airtel, Vodafone Idea mulling review of SC's AGR order: Sources
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) Airtel and Vodafone Idea are discussing with their legal teams on filing petitions for reviewing the Supreme Court's recent order on adjusted gross revenue (AGR) after the Department of Telecom (DOT) told them to approach the court in this regard.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights,Technology
Congress, NCP form committee to discuss CMP in Maharashtra
Mumbai, Nov 13 (IANS) The Congress and the Sharad Pawar-led Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) on Wednesday decided to form a committee to finalise the Common Minimum Programme (CMP) to discuss an alliance with the Shiv Sena to form government in Maharashtra.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Tripura's elite TSR to be deployed in Delhi
Agartala, Nov 13 (IANS) The elite Tripura State Rifles (TSR), which had earlier performed election duties in more than 16 states, besides at the 2010 Commonwealth Games in New Delhi, would be posted in the national capital soon, a senior official said on Wednesday.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Tripura,National,Defence/Security
Pooran suspended for 4 games for ball-tampering
Lucknow, Nov 13 (IANS) West Indies batsman Nicholas Pooran has been handed a four-match suspension on charges of ball-tampering during the recently concluded three-match ODI series against Afghanistan.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,Sports,Cricket
Music may reduce cardiac stress while driving: Study
Rio de Janeiro, Nov 13 (IANS) Stress while driving is a risk factor for the development of cardiovascular disease and sudden cardiac complications such as heart attack, but now researchers have found that listening to music while driving can reduce cardiac stress.
2019-11-13
Category: International, Brazil,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Apple likely to unveil its 16-inch MacBook Pro today
San Francisco, Nov 13 (IANS) Apple is likely to release its 16-inch MacBook Pro on Wednesday and its sales could kick off as early as this week, the media has reported.
2019-11-13
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
IIT-G researchers develop sensor to assess milk freshness
Guwahati , Nov 13 (IANS) The Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati (IIT-G) on Wednesday said its researchers have developed a paper-based sensor that can make assessment of the freshness of milk by a simple method and instantaneous.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Assam,National,Science/Tech
Spain's Villa retires from international football
Tokyo, Nov 13 (IANS) Spain's top goalscorer David Villa on Wednesday announced that he would call it a day from professional football at the end of the season.
2019-11-13
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Football
Why Bonham Carter thought she would never work in Hollywood
Los Angeles, Nov 13 (IANS) Actress Helena Bonham Carter says she grew up believing actresses were extinct at 40.
2019-11-13
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Film on Guru Nanak shown at prominent locations worldwide
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) A film depicting the prominent teachings of Guru Nanak Dev, the founder of Sikhism, was shown at prominent locations in countries with a sizeable Sikh diaspora, including the US, UK and Canada, as part of celebrations to mark the 550th birth anniversary of the first Sikh master.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Religion
Hurriyat leader Geelani thanks Imran
Islamabad, Nov 13 (IANS) Kashmiri Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani has in a letter thanked Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan and the people of Pakistan for their support for the Kashmir cause.
2019-11-13
Category: International, Pakistan,International
Kristen Stewart feels lucky
Los Angeles, Nov 13 (IANS) Actress Kristen Stewart feels "so lucky" to be living in this particular time in history.
2019-11-13
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Pamela Anderson asks Donald Trump to pardon Julian Assange
Los Angeles, Nov 13 (IANS) Actress and animal rights activist Pamela Anderson has written to US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump as she seeks a presidential pardon for her friend WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.
2019-11-13
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
JNU tension continues, students plan to occupy admin block
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) A protest by students on Wednesday forced the administration of the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) here to shift the venue of a crucial meeting of its Executive Council convened for discussing the new draft hostel manual among other important issues.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Huge bell crafted for proposed Ram Temple in Ayodhya
Lucknow, Nov 13 (IANS) A bell weighing 2,100 kg has been made for the proposed grand Ram temple in Ayodhya.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Religion
Pak to amend Army Act to let Jadhav appeal in civilian court
Islamabad, Nov 13 (IANS) Pakistan is amending its Army Act to allow Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav the right to file an appeal in a civilian court, according to Pakistan's ARY News.
2019-11-13
Category: International, Pakistan,Diplomacy,Politics
Thackeray speaks to Sonia Gandhi on Maha govt formation
Mumbai, Nov 13 (IANS) Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray has spoken to Congress Interim President Sonia Gandhi on the phone and met senior leader Ahmed Patel in Mumbai to discuss the finer aspects of state government formation, party sources said here on Wednesday.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
ALERT: SC rules CJI office is public office under RTI ambit
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2019-11-13
Category: International, United States,
Christian Bale cursed out by Dick Cheney over movie portrayal
Los Angeles, Nov 13 (IANS) Academy Award-winning actor Christian Bale learned former US Vice President Dick Cheney despised his portrayal in "Vice" through a rude message he received from another parent at his son's school.
2019-11-13
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Soni Razdan: Institution of marriage is crumbling
Mumbai, Nov 13 (IANS) Actress Soni Razdan feels that the institution of marriage is crumbling with women becoming more economically independent.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
UP Madarsa students to be trained in NCC, NSS
Lucknow, Nov 13 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government is working on a plan to modernise madarsas across the state and connect students with the social programmes of the government. It has now decided to impart cadet training course like NCC and NSS to these students.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education,Politics
Kylie Jenner's stalker sentenced to one year in jail
Los Angeles, Nov 13 (IANS) A man accused of trespassing on reality TV personality Kylie Jenner's Los Angeles property was sentenced to a year behind bars.
2019-11-13
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Delhi's Amira & Anahat win at Northern India Squash C'ship
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) Delhi siblings Amira Singh and Anahat Singh soared high with title wins in the finals of the Northern India Squash Championship held at Gymkhana Club, New Delhi on Wednesday.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
May extend Odd-Even, if required: Kejriwal
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday said the Odd-Even scheme may be extended if the air quality continues to drop.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Lata Mangeshkar still in hospital
Mumbai, Nov 13 (IANS) Bollywood playback legend Lata Mangeshkar is still in hospital due to "viral chest congestion", but is much better now, according to her family.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
CJI under RTI: Chief Justice being on bench is no issue, say experts
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) Legal experts say the Chief Justice pronouncing the judgement on bringing the office of Chief Justice under the RTI Act is not an issue, and that it is, instead, a process connected with adjudication.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National
Lampard fines: 20,000 pounds for turning up late for training
London, Nov 13 (IANS) Chelsea manager Frank Lampard has overseen an incredible run of form in which the club has gone on a run of six straight wins and currently sits third on the Premier League table. This is despite the fact that the imposition of a transfer ban has forced them to promote a number of academy players to the first team.
2019-11-13
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
After snowfall, semblance of normalcy in Kashmir
Srinagar, Nov 13 (IANS) Heavy snowfall seems to have spurred normalcy in Kashmir, after three months of a shutdown in the valley after the abrogation of Article 370 on August 5.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Environment/Wildlife
'Friends' reunion special in early planning stages
Los Angeles, Nov 13 (IANS) "Friends" stars Jennifer Aniston, Lisa Kudrow, Courteney Cox, Matt LeBlanc, Matthew Perry and David Schwimmer are in discussions to appear in a reunion special.
2019-11-13
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Stones pelted at Union Minister's convoy in Rajasthan
Jaipur, Nov 13 (IANS) Stones were pelted on a convoy of Union Minister of State Kailash Choudhary and Nagaur MP Hanuman Beniwal in Rajasthan's Barmer district when they were on way to attend a "Jagran" early on Wednesday around 12.30 a.m.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Maxwell set right example by taking a break: Kohli
Indore, Nov 13 (IANS) India skipper Virat Kohli on Wednesday lent support to Glenn Maxwell who has taken a break from international cricket on account of mental health issues, saying what the Australian all-rounder has done by accepting the concern is "remarkable'.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,Sports,Cricket
Justice Rafiq sworn-in as new Chief Justice Meghalaya HC
Shillong, Nov 13 (IANS) Justice Mohammed Rafiq was sworn-in as the new Chief Justice of the Meghalaya High Court on Wednesday.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
First Indo-US military tri-service drill in Bay of Bengal
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) The first joint tri-services military exercise between India and the US, the Tiger Triumph, commenced in the Bay of Bengal on Wednesday keeping in view their shared strategic interests in the Indo-Pacific and China's efforts in widening its footprints in the region.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Don't see my visit to cyclone-hit areas politically: Supriyo
Kolkata, Nov 13 (IANS) Union Minister Babul Supriyo on Wednesday said no political angle should be given to his intended visit to the coastal areas of South 24 Parganas district which was lashed by cyclone Bulbul, and warned the ruling Trinamool Congress that if he was stopped, it would mean they don't want him to get a first hand idea of the ground situation.
2019-11-13
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Saba Karim, Tufan Ghosh under scanner as BCCI trainers register protest
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) Issues with the way the Committee of Administrators (CoA) ran the board through professional recruits just dont seem to end as fresh skeletons seem to come out every second day. After news came that Indian players have shown reluctance to undergo rehab under the trainers at the National Cricket Academy (NCA), BCCI- accredited trainers across the country have written to Joint Secretary Jayesh George requesting him to look into the treatment meted out to Strength & Conditioning coaches in the country.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
SC issues notice on Odd-Even scheme
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Wednesday issued notice to Delhi government on Odd-Even scheme, and directed the Centre, Delhi government and Central Pollution Control Board to bring on record the pollution data of Delhi for the month of October till November 14 for this year, and also sought pollution data from October to December of the last year.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Moby celebrates 32 years of being a vegan
Los Angeles, Nov 13 (IANS) Musician Moby is marking 32 years as a vegan with a new tattoo, promoting his animal rights activism.
2019-11-13
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Five-year-old boy sodomised in UP
Muzaffarnagar, Nov 13 (IANS) A five-year-old boy was allegedly sodomised by a man in Uttar Pradesh's Miranpur area here, police said on Wednesday. The victim has been hospitalised with serious injuries.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
In Jharkhand, BJP & AJSU alliance hits a roadblock
Ranchi, Nov 13 (IANS) After Maharashtra, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) seems to be on the warpath with its allies in Jharkhand also as seat distribution is proving to be a major source of differences between the BJP and the All Jharkhand Students Union (AJSU).
2019-11-13
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
UK election: Labour promises to outspend Tories on NHS
London, Nov 13 (IANS) UK's Labour Party on Wednesday vowed to spend more on the National Health Service (NHS) in England than the Conservative Party if it wins the upcoming general election.
2019-11-13
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Bhushan, Agrawal pitch for transparency in judiciary
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) With the support of well-known lawyer and social activist Prashant Bhushan, Right to Information (RTI) activist Subhash Chandra Agrawal, who also holds the Guinness World Records for having written the most published letters to newspaper editors, had approached the Delhi High Court to bring Chief Justice of India (CJI) under the ambit of transparency law RTI.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National
Rebels or Cadres? Shah holds urgent meet, soon after K'taka verdict
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) The BJP President Amit Shah held a closed door meeting in the national capital soon after the supreme court upheld the disqualification of 17 rebel Karnataka's MLA but allowing them to go for re-election.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Indian education institutions hit hard by hackers: Report
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) Education domain is one of the most "at-risk" industries in India, with the sector accounting for more than 30 per cent of cyber threats targeting enterprises in the country between July and September 2019, a new report from Seqrite, the enterprise arm of IT security firm Quick Heal Technologies, said on Wednesday.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology,Defence/Security,Education
Naphtha tanker salvaging operation off Goa delayed further
Panaji, Nov 13 (IANS) The finalisation of a professional firm to salvage a naphtha-laden tanker which ran aground off the Goa coast here, last month, may take a week more, a statement issued by the Chief Minister's Office said on Wednesday.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Goa,National,Environment/Wildlife,Business/Economy
Karnataka leaders hail SC decision on MLAs disqualification
Bengaluru, Nov 13 (IANS) Political leaders from across the spectrum in Karnataka on Wednesday welcomed the Supreme Court judgement upholding former assembly Speaker K. R. Ramesh Kumar's decision to disqualify 17 rebel legislators.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Karnataka,National
Robert De Niro to get SAG Life Achievement Award
Los Angeles, Nov 13 (IANS) Veteran star Robert De Niro will be honoured with a SAG life achievement award.
2019-11-13
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Mumbai, New Delhi, Bengaluru face maximum cyber attacks: Report
Bengaluru, Nov 13 (IANS) There has been a 26 per cent increase in cyber attacks in India and Mumbai, New Delhi and Bengaluru together accounted for roughly 38 per cent of all attacks in the July-September period, a new report said on Wednesday.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Technology
SC to deliver Sabarimala, Rafale verdicts on Thursday
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Thursday will pronounce the judgements on the review petitions filed on the issue of entry of women of all age groups into the Sabarimala temple and the Rafale fighter jet deal where the top court will review its December 2018 ruling of not ordering a CBI probe into the deal.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Delhi HC adjourns plea seeking to end lawyers strike
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Wednesday adjourned hearing on a plea seeking court's intervention to ensure that judicial proceedings in District courts of Delhi are not disrupted.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Television series on 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks in pipeline
Mumbai, Nov 13 (IANS) Zero Gravity Partners, a Los Angeles-based company, is set to come up with a television series based on the life of David Coleman Headley and his alleged accomplice in the 2008 terror attacks in Mumbai, Tahawwur Hussain Rana.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Sonu Sood lends support to Indian Badminton team
Mumbai, Nov 13 (lANS) Actor Sonu Sood has decided to help the Indian Badminton team for the annual Special Olympics Asia Pacific.
2019-11-13
Category: International, Hong Kong,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Sindhu, Prannoy reach Hong Kong Open 2nd round
Hong Kong, Nov 13 (IANS) PV Sindhu on Wednesday reached the second round of the Hong Kong Open with a 21-15, 21-16 win over Korea's Kim Ga Eun in the first round. In the men's singles, HS Prannoy also went through to the second round where he will face Indonesian world number 6 Jonathan Christie.
2019-11-13
Category: International, Hong Kong,Sports,Badminton
"Fear and Desire" actress Virginia Leith no more
Los Angeles, Nov 13 (IANS) Actress and model Virginia Leith, who starred in Stanley Kubricks first film "Fear and Desire", which he later disavowed, has passed away. She was 94.
2019-11-13
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Jonah Hauer-King to play Prince Eric in "Little Mermaid"
Los Angeles, Nov 13 (IANS) Actor Jonah Hauer-King has been roped in to play Prince Eric in Disneys live-action remake of the animated classic "Little Mermaid".
2019-11-13
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Microsoft rolls out Windows 10 November 2019 Update
San Francisco, Nov 13 (IANS) Microsoft has begun rolling out its latest Windows 10 November 2019 Update to compatible devices.
2019-11-13
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Esports players face as much stress as footballers
London, Nov 13 (IANS) Esports players competing in top-flight tournaments face the equivalent pressure and stress as professional athletes like footballers and rugby stars in high-profile tournaments, new research has found.
2019-11-13
Category: International, United Kingdom,Technology,Health/Medicine,Sports
Shah holds meet soon after K'taka verdict on rebel MLAs
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) BJP President Amit Shah held a closed door meeting in the national capital soon after the Supreme Court upheld the disqualification of 17 rebel Karnataka MLA but allowed them to contest elections.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
White noise improves hearing: Study
London, Nov 13 (IANS) Noise is not the same as noise - and even a quiet environment does not have the same effect as white noise. With a background of continuous white noise, hearing pure sounds becomes even more precise, says a new study.
2019-11-13
Category: International, United Kingdom,Lifestyle/Fashion
B'luru to witness first edition of Red Bull Ace of Dirt
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) Red Bull Ace of Dirt, a first of its kind bike race comes to India where different off-road disciplines come together to compete in an elimination format to be the last man standing.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Motorsports
79% Indians preparing western food in kitchens: Survey
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) At least 79 per cent Indians are preparing western food in their kitchens, at least once a week, which is mostly consumed during evening or dinner time as a full meal, a survey by market research firm Ipsos said on Wednesday.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
After angioplasty, Sanjay Raut discharged from hospital
Mumbai, Nov 13 (IANS) After a three-day stint where he underwent an angioplasty, Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut was discharged from Lilavati Hospital here on Wednesday afternoon.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Another TSRTC employee ends life; strike enters 40th day
Hyderabad, Nov 13 (IANS) Another employee of Telangana State Road Transport Corporation (TSRTC) committed suicide while the indefinite strike entered 40th day on Wednesday.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Ordinance on registration of visitors with Meghalaya Guv
Shillong, Nov 13 (IANS) The Meghalaya government has sent the Meghalaya Residents Safety and Security (Amendment) Ordinance, 2019 to Governor Tathagata Roy for his approval, Deputy Chief Minister Prestone Tynsong said on Wednesday.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Going beyond cultural artefact
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANSlife) At the age of 42, Varuna Anand decided to be an entrepreneur and founded The Splendor of Kashmir (SOK) which endeavours to take the famed art of shawl making from Jammu and Kashmir to the admirers, both within India and overseas.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Maha's new political equations: Toying with their own T-20 formula?
Mumbai, Nov 13 (IANS) With President's Rule in effect from Nov 12, Maharashtra politics shifted from high-tension to a relaxed mode and the main contenders for government formation breathed easy.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Why Anshula Kapoor is all about acts of kindness
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANSlife) Anshula Kapoor, the camera-shy member of the star-studded Boney Kapoor family, might not have gone the showbiz way, but her initiative Fankind digs out a more humane side of the glam world -- by raising money for causes, making fans meet their favourite celebrities, and gratifying the unseen acts of kindness admirers do for them.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
7 killed, several injured in Kabul car bomb explosion
Kabul, Nov 13 (IANS) At least seven people were killed and seven others injured on Wednesday in a car bomb attack in a northeast neighbourhood of the Afghan capital, where military and civilian airports and a foreign military base are located, said sources.
2019-11-13
Category: International, Israel,Politics
Brewing the flavours of caffeine like a pro
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANSlife) We all have our go-to coffee, from cappuccinos, piccolos, flat whites, long blacks and lattes to flavoured coffees of hazelnut and caramel. If youre lactose intolerant or avoiding dairy, you may prefer cold brews. Either way, we all have our caffeine craving that only the brew closest to our palette can fix. Ever wondered how they were brewed?
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Schumacher's wife hiding his condition: Ex-Manager
London, Nov 13 (IANS) Michael Schumacher's wife is hiding about Formula One legend's condition, claims his former manager Willi Weber.
2019-11-13
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Motorsports
5th India Art Festival from November 14
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANSlife) India Art Festival, an annual marketplace of the visual arts that aspires to democratize art, will kick off its fifth edition in the national capital from Thursday, where 450 artists from India and abroad will showcase their artworks in the show.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Shree Saini to raise $1m to solve drug menace in US
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANSlife) Indo-American Miss World America Washington Shree Saini will be raising $1 million to prevent deaths due to drug overdose in the United States.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
'Policy push needed to fight choked skies'
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANSlife) Delhis air quality index (AQI) has been soaring at dangerous levels, and as residents gasp for clean air, Barun Aggarwal, an air quality expert who has co-authored the book 'How To Grow Fresh Air, says that things will not improve until there is a policy push.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Shed toxins from your body with Ginseng tea
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANSlife) A busy lifestyle, high levels of pollution, and a greater inclination of snacking on unhealthy food, call for regular detoxification of the body.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Intel struggling to fix hardware-based loopholes: Report
San Francisco, Nov 13 (IANS) Chipset making giant Intel has been struggling to fix a hardware-based security flaw in its processors that could potentially leak confidential data from a PC or server.
2019-11-13
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Keep your coloured hair shining
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANSlife) Taking care of your coloured hair is one of the most crucial things if you want the hue to last for long without losing its shine. Hear it from experts at Nashi Argan who underline few points which must be kept in mind if you have got your hair coloured recently.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Prince Charles hails contribution of Sikhs in UK
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) Britain's Prince Charles, who arrives on Wednesday on a two-day official visit to India, has hailed the "inspiring" principles of Sikhism and the contribution of the Sikh community in the UK.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Women who dine after 6 p.m. risk heart disease: Study
New York, Nov 13 (IANS) Women who consume a higher proportion of their daily calories late in the evening are more likely to be at risk of cardiovascular disease than women who do not, researchers have warned.
2019-11-13
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Sun TV plunges 10%, Nifty media index down 3%
Mumbai, Nov 13 (IANS) Sun TV on Wednesday plunged over 10 per cent during the early trade after it reported a fall in advertisement revenues. Nifty media index fell by 3 per cent.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Kashmir issue to figure in Tom Lantos HR Commission
Washington, Nov 13 (IANS) The Kashmir issue will figure again in the US with the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission calling a hearing on Thursday to examine the human rights situation in the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir in a "historical and national context", following abrogation of its special status on August 5.
2019-11-13
Category: International, United States,Politics
Tarun Tejpal's lawyers grill victim for 3rd consecutive day
Panaji, Nov 13 (IANS) Defence lawyers representing former Tehelka editor-in-chief Tarun Tejpal who has been accused of rape, continued to cross examine the victim for the third consecutive day on Wednesday, during the in-camera trial at a district court in North Goa's Mapusa town.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Goa,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
CBI, ED seek time to respond to Michel's bail application
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) The CBI and ED on Wednesday sought more time to file the response on the bail application of alleged 'middleman' Christian Michel in the Rs 3,600 crore Agusta Westland VVIP chopper scam in the Delhi High Court.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
El Chapo's wife to make debut on show 'Cartel Crew'
Los Angeles, Nov 13 (IANS) Emma Coronel Aispuro, wife of convicted druglord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, will make the first of several appearances on the network's docuseries "Cartel Crew" on November 18, network VH1 confirmed.
2019-11-13
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Mohena Kumari Singh has a grand, royal reception in Rewa
Mumbai, Nov 13 (IANS) "Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai" actress Mohena Kumari Singh, who is princess of Rewa, took 'bidaai' from her family after a grand reception following her wedding with Suyesh Rawat.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Massive charge sheet coming up in AgustaWestland case: CBI to HC
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation on Wednesday told the Delhi High Court that it is filing a "massive charge sheet in the AgustaWestland case".
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Govt may shut doors on consolidation in public sector oil firms
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) Government may shut doors on further consolidation in the public sector oil companies but allow companies to diversify and grow organically to achieve the scales that matches the performance of international and domestic private sector oil and gas companies.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Erdogan to meet Trump at White House on Wednesday
Washington/Ankara, Nov 13 (IANS) Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will meet his US counterpart Donald Trump at the White House on Wednesday.
2019-11-13
Category: International, United States,Politics
Harbhajan nemesis for me throughout career: Gilchrist
Melbourne, Nov 13 (IANS) Former Australia wicketkeeper-batsman Adam Gilchrist has revealed that Indian off-spinner Harbhajan Singh was one of the toughest bowlers he faced in his entire career.
2019-11-13
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Nita Ambani elected honorary trustee of NY Metropolitan Museum of Art
New York, Nov 13 (IANS) Nita Ambani, the founder and chairperson of the Reliance Foundation, has been elected an honorary trustee of New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art, the arts powerhouse of the US.
2019-11-13
Category: International, United States,Art/Culture/Books
Karnataka MLAs open to contest bypolls
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) The 17 disqualified MLAs in Karnataka are open to contest the bypolls slated on December 5, as the Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld their disqualification, but struck down Speaker's decison to disqualify them till the end of term of the Legislative Assembly.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Cleric arrested for explosion at UP mosque
Kushinagar (Uttar Pradesh), Nov 13 (IANS) Four persons, including a cleric, have been arrested in connection with a blast at a mosque here.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
India aim to consolidate WTC lead against B'desh in Indore (Preview)
Indore, Nov 13 (IANS) After thumping South Africa in the three-Test series, India will aim to maintain their supremacy in ongoing World Test Championship and extend their lead when they take on Bangladesh in the first Test of the two-match series beginning Thursday at the Holkar Stadium here.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,Sports,Cricket
Apple AirPods Pro now in India for Rs 24,900
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) Apple on Wednesday brought its wireless AirPods Pro with active noise cancellation feature for Rs 24,900 to India.
2019-11-13
Category: International, India,Technology
Haryana Cabinet expansion likely on Thursday
Chandigarh, Nov 13 (IANS) The first expansion of Manohar Lal Khattar-led two-member cabinet in Haryana is likely on Thursday, sources said.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Labuschagne signs new two-year deal with Glamorgan
London, Nov 13 (IANS) Australian all-rounder Marnus Labuschagne has signed a new two-year deal with Glamorgan. Labuschagne will be available across formats, subject to international commitments for Australia.
2019-11-13
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Kriti Sanon paired opposite Akshay Kumar in 'Bachchan Pandey'
Mumbai, Nov 13 (IANS) Actress Kriti Sanon will be seen paired opposite actor Akshay Kumar in the upcoming film "Bachchan Pandey", which is slated to release on Christmas 2020.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
IIT-Delhi student falls to death from campus building
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) An 18-year-old student of the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi died after falling from the roof of the computer engineering department building, police said on Wednesday.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Wrestler kills taekwondo player in Gurugram
Gurugram, Nov 13 (IANS) Taekwondo player Sarita Dhandhi has been shot dead by wrestler Somvir Singh from point blank range after she refused his marriage proposal, police said.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
'Edelweiss profitability shrinks, asset quality worsens'
Mumbai, Nov 13 (IANS) Edelweiss Financial Services has been witnessing slow growth and pressure on margins, however, current quarter performance raises concerns over asset quality as well, Emkay Global said on Wednesday.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy,Education
Delhi AQI in severe zone, may worsen
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) The Delhi air quality index (AQI) is at emergency levels again on Wednesday with an overall count of 476 and not much relief is expected for the next two days till Friday.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Ahead of SC verdict, Sabarimala all set for new season
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 13 (IANS) Even as the Supreme Court is expected to give its verdict on the various review petitions any time, all arrangements are in place for the two-month-long festival season of the famed Sabarimala Ayyappa temple in Kerala that opens for pilgrims early on Sunday.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Kerala,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion
Instagram takes on TikTok with 'Reels' feature
San Francisco, Nov 13 (IANS) Facebook-owned Instagram has launched a new video-music remix feature called "Reels" to take on Chinese short video making app TikTok.
2019-11-13
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
UP cops ride 'imaginary horses' during mock drill
Lucknow, Nov 13 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh Police never fail to amuse even as it struggles hard to control crime in the state.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Back to gully: Kohli plays cricket on Indore streets with children
Indore, Nov 13 (IANS) India skipper Virat Kohli, who was rested for the T20I series against Bangladesh, is now back in action and gearing up for the two-Test series beginning Thursday at the Holkar stadium.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,Sports,Cricket
Fuel prices stable after 5 days spike
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) Fuel prices remained flat on Wednesday, after a continuous rise for five consecutive days. Crude oil prices also remained stabilised on soft demand in the international market.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Follow Trump impeachment inquiry's public phase: A reader's guide
New York, Nov 13 (IANS) The battle lines are drawn and a global audience can now tune in to the dramatic public phase of the Donald Trump impeachment inquiry starting Wednesday, November 13, in a secure, closed door space in the depths of the Capitol building in Washington DC.
2019-11-13
Category: International, United States,Politics
Women represent 29.2% of Microsoft workforce globally
San Francisco, Nov 13 (IANS) Women today constitute 29.2 per cent of Microsoft's workforce globally -- an increase of 1.2 percentage points from 2018 -- and at leadership levels, they currently represent 37 per cent of the company's executives responsible for leading a geographic market, the company revealed in its first full "Diversity and Inclusion Report 2019".
2019-11-13
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
This day, that year: When 'Hitman' conquered the world with 264
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) It was on this very day in 2014 that Rohit Sharma broke barriers of world cricket and went on to score the highest individual score in ODI cricket till date.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Thiem downs Djokovic to enter semifinals of ATP Finals
London, Nov 13 (IANS) Dominic Thiem of Australia became the first player to reach the semifinals of the ongoing ATP World Tour Finals after clinching a sensational win over world number two Novak Djokovic.
2019-11-13
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
Cardinal Pell gets last chance against sex abuse charges
Sydney, Nov 13 (IANS) The Australian High Court on Wednesday allowed Cardinal George Pell to appeal his six-year prison sentence for child sexual abuse.
2019-11-13
Category: International, Australia,Politics
It's been 1,700 for 97 years in this MP village
Betul (Madhya Pradesh), Nov 13 (IANS) Even as the population of the nation is rising, there is a village in Madhya Pradesh where the population has remained same for the past 97 years.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Goa,National,Human Interest/Society
Class 12 boy held for posting morphed videos on TikTok
Azamgarh (Uttar Pradesh), Nov 13 (IANS) A class 12 student was arrested here for morphing videos of two sisters and posting it on the Chinese social networking app TikTok.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
India to be top player in data-driven world next decade: Michael Dell
Austin (Texas), Nov 13 (IANS) The 'data king' of the world and founder of IT giant, Dell Technologies, Michael Dell feels that the next decade would be driven and shaped by data, and India could be one of the significant players. In an exclusive interview with IANS, here at the company's Global headquarters the American billionaire businessman and Chairman of Dell, one of the world's largest technology companies said that India figures as the topmost destination for his enterprise in the years to come.
2019-11-13
Category: International, United States,Technology
Markets open on positive note
Mumbai, Nov 13 Nov 13 (IANS) The 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex) on Wednesday opened on a positive note.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Facebook bug shows iPhone camera open in background
San Francisco, Nov 13 (IANS) In yet another Facebook bug, several iPhone users were left shocked as the moment they opened the social networking app, the phone's camera got automatically turned on in the background.
2019-11-13
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
A brand new Ayodhya will welcome Ram Temple
Lucknow, Nov 13 (IANS) Ayodhya is now getting ready for a new look. Besides, a cruise on the Saryu, a five-star hotel and heritage hotels are being planned along with a Ram Corridor that will extend for 13km from the Ram Janambhoomi site to the site where the Ram Statue is to be installed.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Religion
UPPCL scam: Abhinav Gupta in EOW custody
Lucknow, Nov 13 (IANS) In a dramatic turn of events, Abhinav Gupta, son of arrested UPPCL General Manager P.K. Gupta, who was also the trust secretary, was detained after he arrived at the office of Uttar Pradesh Police's economic offences wing (EOW) to record his statement in UPPCL employees provident fund scam case.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
FIFA bans ex-CONMEBOL officials for life
Rio de Janeiro, Nov 13 (IANS) Former South American football officials Eduardo Deluca, Jose Luis Meiszner and Manuel Burga have been banned for life for their role in a sprawling corruption scheme, FIFA has announced.
2019-11-13
Category: International, Brazil,Sports,Football
Facebook Pay to work across WhatsApp, Instagram, Messenger
San Francisco, Nov 13 (IANS) Facebook has launched a new payments system that will work across its app ecosystem -- Facebook, Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp.
2019-11-13
Category: International, Costa Rica,International
BRICS nations must adapt clean energy transition: Report
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) As the BRICS leaders' summit starts in Brazil, a first-of-its-kind report on Wednesday brought together data on both revenues and subsidies related to fossil fuels.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National
Finalists announced for 2019 IAAF World Athlete
Geneva, Nov 13 (IANS) The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) has announced the five finalists for the Female World Athlete of the Year 2019.
2019-11-13
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Athletics
Insect pollinator found in 99-mn-year-old amber
Nanjing (China), Nov 13 (IANS) A beetle pollinator in a piece of Burmese amber, dating back to the mid-Cretaceous -- 99 million years ago -- has been discovered. It is believed to be one of the oldest pollination insects across the world.
2019-11-13
Category: International, China,Science/Tech
Hong Kong Open: Saina suffers 1st round exit again
Hong Kong, Nov 13 (IANS) The dismal run is not yet over for ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal, who has now crashed out of the ongoing Hong Kong Open after suffering a crushing straight-games defeat to China's Cai Yan Yan in her first-round contest on Wednesday.
2019-11-13
Category: International, Hong Kong,Sports,Badminton
NGOs keeping healthcare, education on track in Kashmir
Srinagar, Nov 13 (IANS/ 101Reporters) With a crumpled handkerchief in her frail hand, Shameema (name changed), 50, a resident of Bemina locality in Srinagar of Jammu & Kashmir (J&K), awaits her turn to receive treatment at the dialysis centre of a local non-government organisation (NGO), Athrout, in Nawakadal area of the old city.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National
India to be top player in data-driven world next decade: Michael Dell (IANS Interview)
Austin (Texas), Nov 13 (IANS) The 'data king' of the world and founder of IT giant, Dell Technologies, Michael Dell feels that the next decade would be driven and shaped by data, and India could be one of the significant players. In an exclusive interview with IANS, here at the company's Global headquarters the American billionaire businessman and Chairman of Dell, one of the world's largest technology companies said that India figures as the topmost destination for his enterprise in the years to come.
2019-11-13
Category: International, United States,Technology
US stocks end mostly higher after Trump's speech
New York, Nov 13 (IANS) US stocks closed mostly higher after US President Donald Trump's speech on the country's economy and stock market.
2019-11-13
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy
Bolivian senator Jeanine Anez declares herself president
La Paz, Nov 13 (IANS) Bolivian Opposition Senator Jeanine Anez has declared herself the interim president of the South American country following Evo Morales' resignation.
2019-11-13
Category: International, Paraguay,Politics
Trump blames Fed's policy for capping economic gains
New York, Nov 13 (IANS) US President Donald Trump has criticised the Federal Reserve's monetary policies, saying the central bank's hesitation in lowering the interest rates capped gains in the US economy and stock market.
2019-11-13
Category: International, United States,Politics
Peter Andre's strict dating rules for daughter
Los Angeles, Nov 13 (IANS) Singer Peter Andre says he is going to be very strict when his daughter, Princess, 12, starts dating someone.
2019-11-13
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Morales says he fled to Mexico as life was at risk
Mexico City, Nov 13 (IANS) Former Bolivian President Evo Morales has arrived in Mexico City saying he asked for asylum because his life was in danger.
2019-11-13
Category: International, Mexico,Politics
Katie Waissel opens up on weight loss post pregnancy
Los Angeles, Nov 13 (IANS) Singer Katie Waissel, who lost almost 12 kilos in seven months, says her body looks better now.
2019-11-13
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Trump, Macron talk on Syria, Iran over phone
Washington, Nov 13 (IANS) US President Donald Trump and his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron discussed Syria, Iran and trade in a phone call, the White House said on Tuesday.
2019-11-13
Category: International, United States,Diplomacy,Politics
Matt Damon stepped on a python in Chris Hemsworth's home turf
Los Angeles, Nov 13 (IANS) Actor Matt Damon has revealed that he stepped on an eight-foot python while visiting his star friend Chris Hemsworth in Australia.
2019-11-13
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
US stocks trade higher ahead of Trump's speech
New York, Nov 13 (IANS) US stocks traded higher on Tuesday as investors awaited President Donald Trump's speech on trade and economy.
2019-11-13
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy
Meghalaya police officer booked for harassing woman lawyer
Shillong, Nov 13 (IANS) Meghalaya police have registered a case against its Sub-Inspector Habanjob Khonglah, who is accused of sexually harassing a lady lawyer, a police officer said on Tuesday.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Drunkard son burnt alive by parents in Telangana
Hyderabad, Nov 12 (IANS) In a horrific act, a couple burnt alive their drunkard son in Telangana's Warangal Rural district on Tuesday, police said.
2019-11-12
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Video of woman officer touching MP minister's feet goes viral
Bhopal, Nov 12 (IANS) The Kamal Nath government in Madhya Pradesh was left red-faced after a video went viral of a woman official touching feet of state Public Works Department and Environment Minister Sajjan Singh Verma in Dewas district.
2019-11-12
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
CG Power seeks recovery of Rs 3,400 cr from several firms
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) Cash-strapped CG Power has asked several companies including its firms affiliated to its promoter and former Chairman Gautam Thapar to return a total of over Rs 3,400 crore.
2019-11-12
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
UN to continue talks with Iraqi parties to achieve reform
Baghdad, Nov 12 (IANS) Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert, special representative of the UN secretary-general for Iraq, said on Tuesday that the United Nations will continue to reach out to all Iraqi parties to achieve the reform demanded by protesters.
2019-11-12
Category: International, Iraq,Politics
'Motichoor Chaknachoor' director caught in fraud row
Mumbai, Nov 12 (IANS) "Motichoor Chaknachoor" director Debamitra Biswal has been accused of indulging in fraud by trying to sell the rights of the film to a distributor in Bihar.
2019-11-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Cameroon's main oppn not to take part in general elections
Yaounde, Nov 12 (IANS) Cameroon's main opposition party Social Democratic Front (SDF) said on Tuesday that it will not take part in the legislative and municipal elections scheduled next year, arguing that insecurity in the English-speaking regions does not favour credible elections.
2019-11-12
Category: International, Cameroon,Politics
Nazarbayev calls for meeting between Putin, Zelensky
Nur-Sultan, Nov 12 (IANS) Former Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev called on Tuesday for a face-to-face meeting between Russia President Vladimir Putin and his Ukrainian counterpart, Volodymyr Zelensky, to discuss a settlement to the conflict in eastern Ukraine, and proposed Kazakhstan as a neutral venue.
2019-11-12
Category: International, Poland,Politics
Naga militant son, bride flaunt assault rifle, case filed
Dimapur, Nov 12 (IANS) Nagaland police has registered a suo-moto case against the newlywed son of a top militant leader of National Socialist Council of Nagaland-Unification (NSCN-U) and his wife for brandishing sophisticated assault rifles at their wedding reception in this commercial town of this State.
2019-11-12
Category: India, Nagaland,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Bengaluru tech summit to celebrate city-founded Unicorns
Bengaluru, Nov 12 (IANS) Innovation deliberation and encouragement platform Bengaluru Tech Summit (BTS), scheduled from November 18 to 20, will commemorate and celebrate Unicorn founders, who took advantage of the city's enabling atmosphere in their entrepreneurial journey.
2019-11-12
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Science/Tech,Technology
Kathuniya gets discus bronze, India gets 2 more Tokyo slots
Dubai, Nov 12 (IANS) Three foul attempts, but promising Indian thrower Yogesh Kathuniya didn't give up hope to claim the bronze medal in men's discus throw F56 final at the Dubai 2019 World Para Athletics Championships here on Tuesday.
2019-11-12
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Athletics
Turkey, Russia hold 5th joint patrol in northern Syria
Ankara, Nov 12 (IANS) Turkish and Russian troops on Tuesday carried out their fifth joint patrol in northern Syria in the Ayn al-Arab region, as part of a deal over the withdrawal of Syrian Kurdish militia from Turkey's border.
2019-11-12
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
Patek Philippe watch auctioned for $31 million
Geneva, Nov 12 (IANS) A one-of-a-kind Patek Philippe watch sold for $31 million (Rs 222 crore) at a charity auction in Geneva, making it the most expensive wristwatch ever auctioned.
2019-11-12
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Human Interest/Society,Lifestyle/Fashion
Pak-Afghani actress posts nude photos in Rabi Pirzada's support
Mumbai, Nov 12 (IANS) Mumbai-based Pakistani-Afghani actress Malisha Heena Khan on Tuesday tweeted nude images from her Twitter handle as a way of showing support to Pakistani singer Rabi Pirzada, whose nude images went viral online a few days ago.
2019-11-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
CJI under RTI: CJI being on bench is no issue, say experts
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) Legal experts say the Chief Justice pronouncing the judgement on bringing the office of Chief Justice under the RTI Act is not an issue, and that it is, instead, a process connected with adjudication.
2019-11-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Karzai asks Central Asian nations to cooperate on terrorism
Nur-Sultan, Nov 12 (IANS) The former president of Afghanistan, Hamid Karzai, on Tuesday considered it necessary that Central Asian countries, together with Russia and China, cooperate to prevent the spread of extremism and terrorism in the region to reduce dependence on the United States.
2019-11-12
Category: International, Poland,Politics
Sindhu still our best bet, crammed schedule problem: Gopi
Mumbai, Nov 12 (IANS) Badminton head coach Pullela Gopichand on Tuesday backed P.V. Sindhu to fire when it matters, while also blaming the crammed schedule making life difficult for shuttlers as there is Olympic qualification at stake also besides taking part in the mandatory meets.
2019-11-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Badminton
10 extradited on 111 Interpol notices in 2018 (IANS Special)
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) India issued 111 Interpol notices in 2018 which include AgustaWestland chopper scam middleman Christian Michel James, Romanian ATM scammer Lonut Alexandru and industrialist Vinay Mittal who were arrested and extradited during the year.
2019-11-12
Category: India, Delhi,National
Goa dedicates annual science festival to ex-CM Parrikar
Panaji, Nov 12 (IANS) The Goa government will unveil an annual state science festival dedicated to the memory of former Chief Minister late Manohar Parrikar on the latter's birth anniversary December 13, CM Pramod Sawant said on Tuesday.
2019-11-12
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics,Science/Tech
Chahar takes four in an over in Syed Mushtaq Ali
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 12 (IANS) Barely two days after taking a hat-trick for Team India, pacer Deepak Chahar almost grabbed another treble as he picked up four wickets in an over, this time for Rajasthan against Vidarbha in the ongoing Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy on Tuesday.
2019-11-12
Category: India, Kerala,Sports,Cricket
PSOE, Podemos team up to break Spain's political deadlock
Madrid, Nov 12 (IANS) The Spanish Socialist Party and left-wing group Unidas Podemos on Tuesday signed a memorandum proposing what would be Spain's first-ever coalition government following a repeat general election that failed to end a political deadlock and bolstered the far-right.
2019-11-12
Category: International, Spain,Politics
Next EEF to be held in Vladivostok in September 2020
Moscow, Nov 12 (IANS) The next edition of the annual Eastern Economic Forum (EEF) in Russia's Vladivostok will take place from September 2 to 5, 2020, it was announced on Tuesday.
2019-11-12
Category: International, Russian Federation,Diplomacy
DU, BHU students extend solidarity to JNUSU
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) The students' union of Campus Law Centre of Delhi University on Tuesday issued a statement against alleged policing actions on agitating students of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) during the protest that was staged on Monday.
2019-11-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Politics
South Africa pledges to strengthen intra-BRICS relations
Cape Town, Nov 12 (IANS) South Africa on Tuesday pledged to strengthen intra-BRICS cooperation, particularly in trade and investment.
2019-11-12
Category: International, South Africa,Politics
15 companies of central forces for 3 Bengal bypolls
Kolkata, Nov 12 (IANS) Fifteen companies of central paramilitary forces would be deployed for the November 25 by-polls to three assembly constituencies in West Bengal, Election Commisison sources said here on Tuesday.
2019-11-12
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Were you jailed because of my marriages, Pawan asks Jagan
Vijayawada, Nov 12 (IANS) Jana Sena chief Pawan Kalyan hit back at Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy for making personal attack on him, asking him what problem he has due to his three marriages.
2019-11-12
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
2 dead in violence after Israel kills militant leader
Jerusalem, Nov 12 (IANS) Israeli forces have killed two more Palestinians in an escalation of violence after a targeted attack on a senior militant leader.
2019-11-12
Category: International, Israel,Politics
EC Ashok Lavasa's son questioned by ED in FEMA case
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has grilled Abir Lavasa, son of Election Commissioner Ashok Lavasa, for alleged violation of foreign exchange laws, according to a senior official of the financial investigating agency.
2019-11-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Fadnavis is 'Man of the Match': B L Santhosh
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) General Secretary - Organisation B L Santhosh on Tuesday said that former Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis is the 'Man of the Match' in the political drama of the state.
2019-11-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Vodafone writes off book value of Indian operation, CEO flags liquidation risk
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) The price wars in the Indian telecom market have pushed the value of Vodafone's local joint venture to zero or nil as Vodafone CEO Nick Read indicated that the Indian operation is headed for liquidation unless the Indian government provides relief on mobile spectrum fees.
2019-11-12
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
SC verdict to bring CJI office under RTI Act on Wed (2nd Lead)
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) The Supreme Court will pronounce judgement on Wednesday on the petitions challenging the Delhi High Court verdict bringing the office of the Chief Justice of India (CJI) within the ambit of Right to Information (RTI) Act.
2019-11-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
LJP slams BJP over President's rule in Maharashtra
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) After deciding to go solo in the Jharkhand assembly polls by ditching BJP, LJP Chief Chirag Paswan on Tuesday described the imposition of President's Rule in Maharashtra as "unfortunate" and said that it was sad that BJP-Shiv Sena did not form government for their "own ambitions".
2019-11-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
BJP still contacting Sena for govt formation: Thackeray
Mumbai, Nov 12 (IANS) Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray on Tuesday said that the Bharatiya Janata Party is still contacting him through unofficial channels to join hands to form the government in Maharashtra.
2019-11-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
LJP names 5 candidates for Jharkhand polls
Ranchi, Nov 12 (IANS) Hours after declaring that it will go it alone in the Jharkhand assembly polls, the Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) on Tuesday released a list of five party candidates in the state.
2019-11-12
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
'Sterling-Gomez issue should have been handled internally'
London, Nov 12 (IANS) Footballer Raheem Sterling's altercation with national teammate Joe Gomez could have been handled better by England manager Gareth Southgate, feels former defender Rio Ferdinand.
2019-11-12
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
After our discussions, talks with Sena: Congress-NCP
Mumbai, Nov 12 (IANS) After the Nationalist Congress Party and the Congress complete their discussions on government formation in Maharashtra, they would approach the Shiv Sena for talks, top leaders of both parties said here on Tuesday.
2019-11-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Srikanth gets 1st round bye in Hong Kong as Momota pulls out
Hong Kong, Nov 12 (IANS) Kidambi Srikanth has avoided a possible first round clash at the Hong Kong Open against Japanese world no.1 Kento Momota with the latter pulling out of the tournament. Srikanth has thus got a first round bye and will either face France's Brice Leverdez or compatriot Sourabh Verma.
2019-11-12
Category: International, Hong Kong,Sports,Badminton
'Putramoh' -- 5 sons in Indian politics who remind us of Mahabharata
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) Indian politics in 2019 is witnessing shades of the Hindu epic Mahabharata. The King of Hastinapur: Dhritrashtra, the father of Duryodhana, who was not just physically blind but was blinded by love for his son, and his shortcomings.
2019-11-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Goa to crackdown on beach boozing, following twin drownings
Panaji, Nov 12 (IANS) Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Tuesday warned of a crackdown on drinking of alcohol on Goa's beaches, saying the recent drowning of two tourists off Morjim beach, was on account of swimming drunk.
2019-11-12
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Toilet wall collapses in MP, 2 kids dead, inquiry ordered
Bhopal, Nov 12 (IANS) Two tribal children died when a wall of a toilet constructed under the Swacch Bharat Mission collapsed in Rathkheda village of Shivpuri, Madhya Pradesh. A three-member committee has been formed to inquire into the irregularities in the construction of the toilet.
2019-11-12
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Zyfra operationalises unmanned truck-tractor to carry goods
Moscow, Nov 12 (IANS) Finnish-Russian digital solutions provider Zyfra said on Tuesday that jointly with the Nazarbayev University of Kazakhstan and KAMAZ, the company has completed a major international project aimed at developing an autonomous truck-tractor based on the KAMAZ-5490 Neo.
2019-11-12
Category: International, Russian Federation,Business/Economy,Technology
Satwik-Chirag edge closer to top five in world rankings
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) Indian men's doubles pair Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty have risen to seventh in the newly updated BWF World Rankings. The pair are the first Indian men's doubles pair and the third Indian doubles team to enter the top-10 in the world rankings.
2019-11-12
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Badminton
Vodafone risking fraud charges by investors, warns legal expert
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) Vodafone Group's financial statement on Tuesday only strengthens the perception that it has risked itself to being accused of playing fraud upon the investors and shareholders for lack of transparency and for neither paying license fee (LF) and spectrum usage charges (SUC) nor provisioning the actual liabilities in their books of accounts, legal expert Manoj Kumar has said.
2019-11-12
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
'Marjaavaan' brings back 'Ek Villain' duo of Sidharth & Riteish
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) Actors Sidharth Malhotra and Riteish Deshmukh are thrilled about joining forces once again for a film, after their 2014 hit "Ek Villain".
2019-11-12
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Two TN convicts return Rs 1.74 lakh to the owner
Chennai, Nov 12 (IANS) All those who are in prison are not thieves. This was proved at the Freedom Filling Station - an Indian Oil Corporation petrol bunk - run by prisoners in Pudukkottai district in Tamil Nadu.
2019-11-12
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Human Interest/Society
Ranvir Shorey releases his first song on Children's Day
Mumbai, Nov 12 (IANS) A song that actor Ranvir Shorey wrote in 2015 for his then four-year-old son Haroon is all set to see light of day as a Children's Day special this year. Titled "Upar neeche", the track will see Ranvir collaborating with musicians Ankur Tewari and Sidd Coutto on the music video.
2019-11-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
No full stops to freebies in JNU and how that could change
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) In any of the cheapest areas in the South Delhi, renting an unfurnished room set with liveable conditions would cost about Rs 8,000 to Rs 10,000 per month for a person but if you are a student of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) you might just get the room for as little as Rs 20 per month -- and if you are willing to share space with another person, then room rent would be Rs 10 a month, with furniture and utilities included.
2019-11-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Politics
Centre to select salvager for stranded naphtha tanker: Goa CM
Panaji, Nov 12 (IANS) Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant has said that a professional marine engineering company would be formally roped in by the Director General (Shipping) to salvage a stranded naphtha-filled tanker off the Panaji coastline by day-end.
2019-11-12
Category: India, Goa,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Experts: After Central rule, parties can still approach Guv
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) Political parties in Maharashtra can still stake their claim to form government after the imposition of President's rule, say Constitution experts.
2019-11-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
B'desh diplomats meet CAB officials ahead of Hasina visit
Kolkata, Nov 12 (IANS) Bangladesh Deputy High Commissioner Toufique Hasan and his team on Tuesday visited the Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) for their Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's scheduled visit on Day 1 of the first-ever Day-Night Test between India and Bangladesh at the Eden Gardens from November 22-26.
2019-11-12
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
Singapore Consortium closes Amaravati project
Amaravati, Nov 12 (IANS) A consortium of Singapore companies announced on Tuesday that it has closed Amaravati Capital City Startup Project, dealing another huge blow to development of the new Andhra Pradesh capital.
2019-11-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Govt plans paramilitary, state armed police trooper exchange
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) In a unique move that would create sharing of expertise and experience, the government has planned a proposal to depute personnel from state armed police of the states to the Central Armed Police Forces.
2019-11-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Tata Motors' October global wholesale down 19%
Mumbai, Nov 12 (IANS) Automobile major Tata Motors Group on Tuesday reported a fall of 19 per cent in its global wholesales during October to 89,108 units, including the off-take for the Jaguar Land Rover (JLR).
2019-11-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Popstar Katy Perry to perform at Women's World T20 final
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) American popstar Katy Perry announced on Tuesday that she will be performing at the final of the 2020 ICC Women's T20 World Cup. The tournament is set to be held from February 21 to March 8 2020 in Australia with the final being held at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG).
2019-11-12
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
'Abhinandan Gallery' at Pakistan Air Force museum
Karachi, Nov 12 (IANS) In a bizarre propaganda, Pakistan has put on display a mannequin of Indian pilot Abhinandan Varthaman whose plane was shot down over Kashmir earlier this year.
2019-11-12
Category: International, Pakistan,International
Amazon launches 'Project Zero' in India to block counterfeits
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) In a bid to ensure that customers receive authentic goods when shopping on Amazon. Amazon on Tuesday announced to bring "Project Zero" to India. "Project Zero" introduces additional proactive mechanisms and powerful tools to identify, block and remove counterfeits.
2019-11-12
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
UK's Labour Party hit by 'cyber-attack'
London, Nov 12 (IANS) The UK's opposition Labour Party has revealed it became the target of a "large-scale and sophisticated cyber-attack" on its digital platforms, the media reported.
2019-11-12
Category: International, United Kingdom,International
Despite President's Rule, politicking continues in Maha
Mumbai, Nov 12 (IANS) Though the imposition of President's Rule in Maharashtra on Tuesday took all political parties by surprise, hectic politicking continued among various contenders here to cobble up a viable government to the satisfaction of Governor B.S. Koshyari.
2019-11-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Vegetable prices continue to soar in Pakistan
Islamabad, Nov 12 (IANS) With the prices of essential vegetables such as cabbages and ginger reaching as high as Rs 150 and Rs 500 per kilo respectively in Pakistan, there seems to be no respite for consumers as the prices of 43 out of 51 items of daily use have gone up by 289% as compared to the same period last year.
2019-11-12
Category: International, Pakistan,International
Central rule in M'rashtra, assembly under suspended animation
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) After nearly three weeks of political drama, Maharashtra was on Tuesday brought under President's rule and its Assembly was placed under suspended animation, with the Centre saying it was "left with no alternative".
2019-11-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Thousands of migratory birds found dead at Raj's Sambhar Lake
Jaipur, Nov 12 (IANS) Thousands of migratory birds have been found dead in and around Sambhar Lake in Rajasthan's Jaipur district, leaving both locals and officials shocked.
2019-11-12
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Environment/Wildlife
Kerala's Maker Village to create solutions for Defence
Delhi/Kochi, Nov 12 (IANS) The Defence Innovation Organisation (DIO) under the Ministry of Defence on Tuesday chose Kerala's Maker Village, here as a partner for its iDEX programme that pursues an innovative defence ecosystem.
2019-11-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Golden Temple lights up in festive spirit
Amritsar, Nov 12 (IANS) The holiest of Sikh shrines, Harmandir Sahib, popularly known as Golden Temple, was lighted up on Tuesday in festive spirit here to mark to 550th Prakash Purb (birth anniversary) of Sikhism founder Guru Nanak Dev.
2019-11-12
Category: India, Punjab,National,Religion
Congress wants Common Minimum Programme in Maharashtra
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) Aware of tantrums of the Shiv Sena on issues on which Congress is not comfortable, the top leadership of the Congress wants a common minimum programme (CMP) to be firmed up before moving ahead on forging a new political formation in the state.
2019-11-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Sufi singer Sartaj pays musical tribute to Guru Nanak
Sultanpur Lodhi (Punjab), Nov 12 (IANS) Renowned sufi singer Satinder Sartaj on Tuesday paid a musical tribute to first Sikh master Guru Nanak Dev at a function to commemorate his 550th birth anniversary.
2019-11-12
Category: India, Punjab,National,Religion
Mammootty's 'Mamangam' gets new release date
Mumbai, Nov 12 (IANS) "Mamangam", which stars popular actor Mammootty, will now release on December 12 instead of November 21.
2019-11-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Southern Cinema
Chahar takes another hat-trick in Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 12 (IANS) Barely two days after taking a hat-trick for Team India, pacer Deepak Chahar grabbed another treble, this time for Rajasthan against Vidarbha in the ongoing Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy on Tuesday.
2019-11-12
Category: India, Kerala,Sports,Cricket
Challenging to make a film on Rani Laxmibai: Director Swati Bhise
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) Filmmaker Swati Bhise, who is all set to come up with "The Warrior Queen Of Jhansi", says it's not easy to make a Hollywood film on the life of Rani Laxmi Bai.
2019-11-12
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Honeypreet may move court for meeting with Dera Chief (IANS Exclusive)
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) Honeypreet, the adopted daughter of incarcerated Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim, is desperately seeking to meet her 'father', as she made at least three-four attempts in just two days, sources told IANS.
2019-11-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Katy Perry: Excited to indulge in all things Indian
Mumbai, Nov 12 (IANS) International pop sensation Katy Perry wants to enjoy every bit of her time in India. The American pop diva, who will perform live here over the weekend, shared that she wants to "indulge in all things Indian".
2019-11-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
India, US tri-services disaster relief exercise from Nov 13
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) A maiden nine-day tri-services exercise between India and the US on humanitarian assistance and disaster relief will begin from November 13, with the aim of strengthening the bilateral relationship and defence cooperation.
2019-11-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Politics
ASUS launches new AMD-powered laptops
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) ASUS, in collaboration with Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), on Tuesday launched the first AMD powered ZenBook and ZenBook Flip at a starting price of Rs 59,990 in India.
2019-11-12
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
WFI names 30-member squad for Asian U-15 Wrestling C'ships
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) The Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) has announced a 30-member squad to represent the country at the Asian Under-15 Wrestling Championship to be held in Taichung City of Chinese Taipei from November 22-24. The squad has been selected after WFI conducted trials for boys in Sonepat and girls in Lucknow.
2019-11-12
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
I could have made it to the podium: Gill
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) Ace Indian rally driver Gaurav Gill expressed his disappointment as the Rally of Australia was cancelled, owing to the bushfires around New South Wales.
2019-11-12
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
10 killed in road accidents in Rajasthan
Jaipur, Nov 12 (IANS) A total of 10 people lost their lives in two accidents reported in Bikaner and Jodhpur in Rajasthan on Tuesday.
2019-11-12
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Jharkhand polls: BJP fields 'tainted' candidates
Ranchi, Nov 12 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which generally talks about morality in politics, seems to be going the opposite way in the upcoming Jharkhand Assembly elections. A lot of candidates belonging to other parties earlier have been given tickets by the party and it also includes some of those who have serious allegations of corruption against them.
2019-11-12
Category: India, Bihar,National
Rely on experience to know if your dog is sad or happy
Berlin, Nov 12 (IANS) If you know when your dog is sad or happy, the credit goes to your experience and learning, not an innate ability to read the facial expression of your "best friend", suggests new research.
2019-11-12
Category: International, Germany,Lifestyle/Fashion
Accenture, SAP co-develop new cloud-based solution
New York, Nov 12 (IANS) Accenture and SAP on Tuesday announced that they are co-innovating and co-developing the new SAP Cloud for Utilities solution to help companies more effectively manage business processes and customer experiences.
2019-11-12
Category: International, United States,Technology
With incentives falling, app-based cab drivers strike own deals
New Delhi/Noida, Nov 12 (IANS) Cab drivers working with app-based ride-hailing services such as Ola and Uber have seen their incentives and take-home incomes plunge over the past four years putting them in a spot. Drivers, who have bought vehicles on loans, feel the pinch the most and as a result, some seem to making their own deal with the customers.
2019-11-12
Category: India, Delhi,National
Yami Gautam: I feel bald men are cool
Mumbai, Nov 12 (IANS) In her new film "Bala", Yami Gautam plays a beautiful TikTok star who is shattered when she discovers her on-screen husband -- played by Ayushmann Khurrana -- is a bald man. In real life, however, Yami says she wouldnt mind having a bald man in life.
2019-11-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Creating chances not enough, need to score goals: Chhetri
Dubai, Nov 12 (IANS) Indian football team captain Sunil Chhetri feels the side needs to convert their chances in front of goal when they take on Afghanistan in a World Cup qualifier in Dushanbe on Thursday.
2019-11-12
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Football
Reforms, stability expected to usher growth: BSE chief (IANS interview)
Mumbai, Nov 12 (IANS) The Centre's regulatory reforms, as well as strengthening of its public grievance redressal system has imparted confidence to businesses and investors alike and this trend will usher in faster economic growth, BSE Chief Ashishkumar Chauhan has said.
2019-11-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Juventus to seek answers from Ronaldo for behaviour: Report
Turin, Nov 12 (IANS) Soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo will be asked for an explanation by his club Juventus on why he left the stadium after being substituted in the Italian club's 1-0 victory over Milan.
2019-11-12
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Football
Playing in Srinagar the essence of Real Kashmir: Club owner
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) Real Kashmir's home ground will remain in Srinagar next season and the club has received the necessary assurances from the authorities about the smooth conduct of the matches, the club's co-owner Sandeep Chattoo said on Tuesday.
2019-11-12
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Will ensure J&K farmers get fair price on apples: FM
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday asked the farmers to produce more oilseeds to reduce their imports and urged agricultural refinance agency NABARD to ensure fair price for Jammu & Kashmir farmers on their apples, walnuts, saffron and peaches as well as their availability across the country.
2019-11-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Singapore Consortium closes Amaravati project
Amaravati, Nov 12 (IANS) In another huge blow to development of Amaravati as the Andhra Pradesh state capital, a consortium of Singapore companies closed the Amaravati Capital City Startup Project.
2019-11-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Ishita on elder sister Tanushree Dutta: She is my backbone
Mumbai, Nov 12 (IANS) Tanushree Dutta was recently spotted at the set of "Bepanah Pyaar", the TV show featuring her younger sister Ishita Dutta.
2019-11-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
ATC charges TLP chief in violent protests case
Lahore, Nov 12 (IANS) An anti-terrorism court (ATC) in Lahore on Tuesday formally charged Tehreek-i-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) chief Khadim Hussain Rizvi and 26 others in a case related to the violent protests initiated by the TLP following a Supreme Court verdict acquitting Aasia Bibi in a blasphemy case last year.
2019-11-12
Category: International, Pakistan,International
Insect flower pollination began 99mn years ago, reveals fossil
New York, Nov 12 (IANS) A new study co-led by researchers in the US and China has pushed back the first-known physical evidence of insect flower pollination to 99 million years ago -- during the mid-Cretaceous period.
2019-11-12
Category: International, United States,Environment/Wildlife
'Tallest building' in North Campus roils students
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) The Delhi University Students Union (DUSU) along with the RSS' student wing Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) has launched a protest against an under-construction 39-storey building, claimed to be the tallest building in Delhi when completed.
2019-11-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
Maharashtra Governor's move politically motivated: Congress
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) The Congress on Tuesday slammed Maharashtra Governor B.S. Koshiyari's move of recommending President's rule in the state without giving the stipulated time to the stakeholders and not inviting the Congress when he called all the other parties.
2019-11-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
President's Rule imposed in Maharashtra
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) President's Rule was on Tuesday imposed in Maharashtra where political parties failed to form government after the assembly polls last month, the Home Ministry said.
2019-11-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Teenage anxiety leads to harmful drinking
London, Nov 12 (IANS) Researchers at the University of Bristol have found evidence of an association between generalised anxiety disorder at age 18 and harmful drinking three years later.
2019-11-12
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Punjab CM to urge Modi for access to more Pak Sikh shrines
Sultanpur Lodhi (Punjab), Nov 12 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday said he would take up with Prime Minister Narendra Modi the issue of prevailing upon Pakistan to grant Indian devotees open access to more historic gurdwaras across the border.
2019-11-12
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics,Religion
Nawaz Sharif's departure to London delayed once again
Islamabad, Nov 12 (IANS) Former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's departure to London was delayed once again as a sub-committee of the Federal Cabinet headed by Law Minister Farogh Naseem could not decide on removing Sharif's name from the Exit Control List.
2019-11-12
Category: International, Pakistan,International
Shiv Sena moves SC against Maha Governor's 'arbitrary' act
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) The Shiv Sena on Tuesday moved the Supreme Court against the Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshiyari's decision not to extend the 24 hour time period given to the party to prove its number on the floor to form the government.
2019-11-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Controversy over Goa CM's land in M'rashtra border village
Panaji, Nov 12 (IANS) Amid all the hectic government formation developments in Mumbai, Dodamarg, a remote sub district of Maharashtra located on its southern border with Goa has become the subject of a controversy in Goa's politics.
2019-11-12
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Report says 2QFY20 GDP growth may slip to 4.7%
Mumbai, Nov 12 (IANS) Even as the government continues to stress that economic slowdown is cyclical in nature and a recovery will soon be visible, high frequency data suggests otherwise.
2019-11-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
New chip that wakes up device only when it needs
New York, Nov 12 (IANS) Engineers at the University of California San Diego have developed a new power-saving chip that could significantly reduce or eliminate the need to replace batteries in Internet of Things (IoT) devices and wearables.
2019-11-12
Category: International, United States,Technology
Vidya Balan reveals her all-time favourite movies
Mumbai, Nov 12 (IANS) Actress Vidya Balan says she loves comedy films, adding that she can't stop laughing every time she watches Hrishikesh Mukherjee's 1979 classic "Gol Maal", starring Amol Palekar and Utpal Dutt.
2019-11-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Four states went under Prez rule since 2014
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) The ruling BJP has been opposed to President's Rule. As late as this June, Home Minister Amit Shah blasted the Congress-led opposition for throttling "democracy". He had said, "I would like to say that so far, there have 132 instances when Article 356 of the Constitution (that imposes President's rule) was used in the country. Of these, 93 instances happened when there was a Congress government at the Centre."
2019-11-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
ASUS launches new AMD-powered laptops
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) ASUS, in collaboration with Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), on Tuesday launched the first AMD powered ZenBook and ZenBook Flip at a starting price of Rs 59,990 in India.
2019-11-12
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Eden's D/N Test to see play start at 1 pm & end at 8 pm to counter dew
Kolkata, Nov 12 (IANS) Keeping in mind the dew factors that comes into play at the Eden Gardens post sunset on winter evenings, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has agreed to the Cricket Association of Bengal's (CAB) request to start the game at 1 p.m. and end the day's play by 8 p.m in the Day-Night Test between India and Bangladesh from November 22 to 26 in Kolkata.
2019-11-12
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
Yami Gautam opens up about her complex as a kid
Mumbai, Nov 12 (IANS) Bollywood actress Yami Gautam plays a pivotal role in the Ayushmann Khurrana-starrer "Bala", which talks of the self-acceptance and questions the yardstick of beauty set by society. The actress says as a teenager she had her share of struggle with her personality and physical appearance.
2019-11-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Farmers have sex the most, scribes the least: Survey
London, Nov 12 (IANS) If you want a good and active sex life -- apart from clean air, fresh food and healthy ageing -- farming can be an option as a survey has revealed that farmers enjoy better sex life than any other profession.
2019-11-12
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Hitachi Vantara sets up regional operations hub in Hyderabad
Hyderabad, Nov 12 (IANS) Hitachi Vantara, a subsidiary of Japanese tech conglomerate Hitachi Ltd., on Tuesday unveiled a new regional operations hub here that will act as an innovation and global delivery centre for the Asia Pacific (APAC) region.
2019-11-12
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Business/Economy,National
Government-Opposition spar in Kerala over audit of KIIFB
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 12 (IANS) The ongoing difference of opinion between two heavyweight CPI-M ministers in Kerala was on Tuesday used effectively by the Congress-led opposition on the floor of the assembly, forcing the Speaker P. Sreeramakrishnan to adjourn the House for the day, after he disallowed an adjournment motion over the CAG audit of the Kerala Infrastructure Investment Fund Board.
2019-11-12
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Second whistleblower fires more salvos at Infosys CEO (2nd Lead)
Bengaluru, Nov 12 (IANS) Unleashing a barrage of charges against Infosys Chief Executive Officer Salil Parekh, the second whistleblower fired more salvos at him, with the allegations ranging from his unaccounted travels to grabbing the company's sponsored vantage point seats at the ATP tournaments for personal use.
2019-11-12
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy,Technology
Preserve Tis Hazari clash footage: Court directs police
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) A Delhi court has directed the Delhi Police to preserve the CCTV footage of the clashes between the police and the lawyers at Tis Hazari court premises here on November 2.
2019-11-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
'Ford v Ferrari' hits the right spot (IANS Review; Rating: * * * and 1/2 )
"Ford v Ferrari"; Cast: Matt Damon, Christian Bale, Jon Bernthal, Caitriona Balfe, Tracy Letts, Josh Lucas, Noah Jupe, Remo Girone, Ray McKinnon, JJ Field, Jack McMullen; Director: James Mangold; Rating: * * * and 1/2 (three and half stars)
2019-11-12
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
72% Indians believe country headed in right direction: Survey
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) At least 72 per cent urban Indians believe that India is headed in the right direction compared to 61 per cent global citizens who feel their country is on the wrong track, says a survey by market research firm Ipsos.
2019-11-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Tesla unveils made-in-China Model 3 with media test drives
Beijing, Nov 12 (IANS) Electric Vehicle (EV) maker Tesla has unveiled its first Model 3 made-in-China at Gigafactory 3 in Shanghai and started to give media test drives of the vehicle.
2019-11-12
Category: International, China,Technology
Journalists protest 100 days of internet gag in Kashmir
Srinagar, Nov 12 (IANS) A group of Kashmiri journalists held a peaceful protest at the Press Club in Srinagar on Tuesday against 100 days of internet blockade in Kashmir.
2019-11-12
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Media,Politics
Maharashtra Governor's move politically motivated: Congress
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) The Congress on Tuesday slammed Maharashtra Governor's B.S. Koshiyari's move of recommending President's rule in the state without giving the stipulated time to the stakeholders and not inviting the Congress when he called all the other parties.
2019-11-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Truck with LPG cylinders catches fire, 1 killed
Unnao, Nov 12 (IANS) A truck carrying LPG cylinders caught fire outside the Hindustan Petroleum Corporation plant near Dahi Chowk in Unnao on Tuesday morning.
2019-11-12
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Waiting for BJP reply to our demands: AJSU
Ranchi, Nov 12 (IANS) All Jharkhand Students Union (AJSU) president Sudesh Mahto on Tuesday said that the party was waiting for the BJP response regarding seat sharing and alliance for the assembly poll.
2019-11-12
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Labour does U-turn, disowns Corbyn's anti-India stance (IANS Exclusive)
New Delhi/London, Nov 12 (IANS) In a move that is surely going to embarrass Jeremy Corbyn, the Chair of the Labour Party Ian Lavery has outrightly disowned Corbyn's views on Jammu and Kashmir.
2019-11-12
Category: International, India,National,Defence/Security
Himachal's cold desert to go for contract farming
Manali, Nov 12 (IANS) Cold desert of Himachal Pradesh's Lahaul Valley that were once known for producing a bitter taste hops are going to experiment with exotic variety of barley that will be used for making malt whisky, say agriculture experts.
2019-11-12
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
Shiv Sena moves SC against guv's decision
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) : The Shiv Sena on Tuesday moved the Supreme Court against the Maharashtra Governor's decision not to extend the 24-hour time period given to the party to show its majority in order to form the government.
2019-11-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Finance panel grills FinMin on demonetisation, state of economy
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) Demonetisation came to haunt Finance Ministry officials all over again with a section of the lawmakers choosing the subject to grill the executive while raising questions whether the move taken three years ago was the prime reason for the current slowdown.
2019-11-12
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Politics
Prashant amongst 8 cricketers scouted to be a part of the Abu Dhabi T10 League
Abu Dhabi, Nov 12 (IANS) Dreams2Play's Founder & CEO Vishal Vyas, proudly announced the selection of eight cricketers picked by teams of Abu Dhabi T10 League out of the thousands of players registered thru Dreams2play.com.
2019-11-12
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Payal Ghosh to celebrate birthday with NGO kids
Mumbai, Nov 12 (IANS) Actress Payal Ghosh, who will turn a year older on Wednesday, has planned to celebrate her birthday with the children at an NGO here.
2019-11-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
'Ram shilas' to form foundation of Ram temple
Lucknow, Nov 12 (IANS) The 'Ram Shilas' -- bricks with 'Sri Ram' inscribed on them which were collected from devotees across the country in 1989 just before the 'shilanyas' took place in Ayodhya -- will now be used in the foundation of the grand Ram temple.
2019-11-12
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Religion
Swara Bhasker: I have never abused children
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) Bollywood actress Swara Bhasker faced backlash on social media earlier this month after a video gone viral showed she was allegedly abusing a four-year-old child actor. Insisting that the issue blew out of proportion, Swara says she has never abused children nor any of her co-actors.
2019-11-12
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
'Ghost' footprints hiding since end of Ice Age found
New York, Nov 12 (IANS) Using a special type of radar, researchers have discovered the invisible footprints hiding since the end of the last ice age -- and what lies beneath them.
2019-11-12
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
Vodafone half yearly results hit by Indian operations
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) Vodafone announced its financial results for the six months ended September 30 with several adverse comments from its Indian operations including losses.
2019-11-12
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
HDFC Life deploys virtual assistant for customer support
Mumbai, Nov 12 (IANS) HDFC Life has created InstA, an industry-first virtual assistant for frontline users. It is a knowledge platform designed to empower employees and partners by enabling them to offer real-time sales and service support to customers.
2019-11-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy,Technology
This chip will turn smartphones into car keys
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) NXP Semiconductors on Tuesday announced an addition to its ultra-wideband (UWB) chip with a new automotive integrated circuit (UWB IC) which is capable of turning smartphones into car keys.
2019-11-12
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Smart factories to add $1.5 tn to global economy by 2023
Mumbai, Nov 12 (IANS) Smart factories could add at least $1.5 trillion to the global economy by 2023 through productivity gains, improvements in quality and market share, along with customer services, said a new study from Capgemini Research Institute on Tuesday.
2019-11-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy,Technology
How meditation can help you make fewer mistakes
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) Researchers have found that meditation could help you to become less error prone. According to the health experts here, meditation also helps in rejuvenating the mind, mental well being, better concentration power along with improved memory.
2019-11-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
IL&FS' lenders approve sale of its education business
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) Crisis-ridden IL&FS Group on Tuesday said that it has received the approval of its Committee of Creditors (CoC) to sell its education business -- Schoolnet India Ltd (erstwhile IL&FS Education and Technology Service Ltd) -- to Career Point Publications Private Ltd (CPPPL).
2019-11-12
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
This LED bulb can kill bacteria in your house
Mumbai, Nov 12 (IANS) Syska on Tuesday launched an anti-bacterial LED bulb 'Bactiglow' with microbial disinfection properties that electrocute harmful bacteria present in a room.
2019-11-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,Technology
Shiv Sena moves SC against Guv's decision
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) The Shiv Sena has moved the Supreme Court, seeking a hearing against the Maharashtra Governor's decision not allocating three days to get letters of support from NCP & Congress to stake claim on formation of the government.
2019-11-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Will be back in ODIs if I keep scoring in Tests: Rahane
Indore, Nov 12 (IANS) The last time Ajinkya Rahane played an ODI for India was in February, 2018 in South Africa. Since then, India's Test deputy has not been able to find a place in the Indian XI in limited-overs cricket.
2019-11-12
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,Sports,Cricket
Hire hackers, halt cyber attacks and safeguard your data
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) At a time when cyber attacks on businesses across industries are multiplying as they go digital, joining hacker-powered bug bounty and vulnerability disclosure programmes is the key to minimise such incidents and safeguard your key data, a top cyber security officer said on Tuesday.
2019-11-12
Category: India, Delhi,Science/Tech,Technology,Defence/Security
Governor recommends President's Rule in Maharashtra
Mumbai, Nov 12 (IANS) Taking political parties by surprise, Maharashtra Governor B.S. Koshiyari on Tuesday submitted a report recommending President's Rule in the state.
2019-11-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
CJI under RTI? SC to decide on Wednesday
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) The Supreme Court will on Wednesday decide whether the Chief Justice of India would come under the Right to Information (RTI) or not.
2019-11-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Akshay to Ajay: Seen your graph grow from strength to strength
Mumbai, Nov 12 (IANS) Actor Ajay Devgn will be 100 films old in Bollywood with his upcoming release, "Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior", and his friend, actor Akshay Kumar, has praised him. Akshay says he has seen Ajay's graph grow from strength to strength.
2019-11-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Maharashtra Governor recommends President's rule
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari on Tuesday recommended Presidents rule in the state after political parties failed to form government.
2019-11-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
IPFT to hold dharna in Delhi to push tribal statehood demand
Agartala, Nov 12 (IANS) The ruling BJP's ally, the Indigenous People's Front of Tripura (IPFT) will hold a demonstration in Delhi early next month and meet the Prime Minister, Home Minister and other central ministers to press it's demand for a separate state for the tribals, a top party leader said on Tuesday.
2019-11-12
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics
Modi leaves for BRICS Summit in Brazil
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday left for Brazil for the BRICS Summit and said he is looking forward to holding discussions with the leaders from the four nations on greater cooperation in a wide range of areas.
2019-11-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Politics
Denied ticket, BJP chief whip joins AJSU
Ranchi, Nov 12 (IANS) The chief whip of ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Radha Krishna Kishore on Tuesday joined the All Jharkhand Students Union (AJSU).
2019-11-12
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
French police clear Catalan separatist protesters from border
Paris, Nov 12 (IANS) French riot police on Tuesday began to clear hundreds of pro-Catalan independence protesters who blocked one of the main highways on the border between Spain and France.
2019-11-12
Category: International, France,Politics
Dia Mirza: Feels nice to be able to do the work you love
Mumbai, Nov 12 (IANS) Actress Dia Mirza takes out time to associate with social causes when she is not pursuing an acting career, and she says it feels nice to be able to do the work you love and enjoy as a human being.
2019-11-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Bengaluru FC joins hands with Baptist Hospital
Bengaluru, Nov 12 (IANS) Bengaluru FC on Tuesday announced their partnership with Baptist Hospital, who have come on board in a one-year deal as official medical partners.
2019-11-12
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Football
NCP, Congress to discuss Maharashtra govt formation
Mumbai, Nov 12 (IANS) Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar will discuss all aspects pertaining to government formation in Maharashtra with the three emissaries sent by Congress interim President Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday, the NCP said.
2019-11-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Punjab CM for special courts for proclaimed NRI offenders
Chandigarh, Nov 12 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has assured the Punjabi diaspora settled abroad that he would take up with the Chief Justice of the High Court and the Central government, the issue of setting up special courts to expeditiously settle cases of those who had been declared proclaimed offenders after fleeing Punjab during terrorism.
2019-11-12
Category: India, Punjab,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Jammu-Srinagar Highway opens for traffic again
Srinagar, Nov 12 (IANS) Jammu-Srinagar National Highway has reopened for traffic on Tuesday after it was blocked by landslide at Digdole, 150 km from Jammu, officials said here.
2019-11-12
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
Need to deepen strategic ties with Brazil: PM
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) Ahead of his visit to Brazil for BRICS Summit, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said he is looking forward to holding discussions with the leaders from the four nations on greater cooperation in a wide range of areas.
2019-11-12
Category: International, India,National,Diplomacy
Team of 17 foreign poll observers to arrive in SL
Colombo, Nov 12 (IANS) The Election Commission (EC) of Sri Lanka on Tuesday announced that a team consisting of 17 foreign poll observers was expected to arrive in the island nation later in the day and also on Wednesday ahead of Saturday's presidential election.
2019-11-12
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Politics
Ralph Lauren feels fashion isn't a frivolous thing
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) Designer Ralph Lauren says fashion sounds like a frivolous thing, but gives people a way to express emotions and thoughts.
2019-11-12
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Withdraw Babri cases: Hindu Mahasabha writes to PM
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) Just 72 hours after the Supreme Court verdict on the Ayodhya title suit dispute, Akhil Bharat Hindu Mahasabha has shot off a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi demanding criminal cases against Ker Sevaks for bringing down the Babri Masjid, be withdrawn. The organisation has also demanded 'martyr' status for Kar Sevaks killed in 1992 and during other endeavours for kar seva.
2019-11-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Religion
Security cover of Sangeet Som, 58 others up in UP
Lucknow, Nov 12 (IANS) The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh has increased the security category of 59 persons, including several Bharatiya Janata Part (BJP) leaders and Ministers.
2019-11-12
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Me and Gomez have moved on since altercation: Sterling
London, Nov 12 (IANS) England and Manchester City midfielder Raheem Sterling said emotions got the better of him as he had an on field altercation with national teammate Joe Gomez, adding that the pair have moved on.
2019-11-12
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
What drove Alibaba's 2019 Singles' Day sales to $38.3 bn
Hangzhou (China), Nov 12 (IANS) Pushing the boundaries of what and where to sell, effective use of pre-order campaigns and leveraging live streaming to drive sales are the three key factors that allowed Alibaba to generate a staggering $38.4 billion in sales at this years Singles' Day shopping event, according to an analysis by market research firm Forrester.
2019-11-12
Category: International, China,Business/Economy
Modi holds Cabinet meet amid Maharashtra instability
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday convened a meeting of the Union Cabinet here amid the political instability in Maharashtra. The issues to be discussed at the meeting were not immediately clear.
2019-11-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Increasing number of female MLAs in Jharkhand
Ranchi, Nov 12 (IANS) Though Jharkhand is a poor and backward state, but when it comes to female political representation in the Assembly, it has only increased over the years.
2019-11-12
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
'Maha Governor has not recommended President's rule'
Mumbai, Nov 12 (IANS) Spiking intense speculation in political circles, the Maharashtra Raj Bhavan sources said on Tuesday that Governor B.S. Koshyari has not recommended President's rule in the state.
2019-11-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
'Guru Nanak offers strong, enduring infrastructure with fellow humans'
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) With Guru Nanak Dev's birth anniversary being observed around the world, such moments of "collective effervescence" are enormously meaningful, with the first Sikh master offering a strong and enduring infrastructure with fellow humans, a new book says.
2019-11-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books
Justice Rafiq to take oath as Meghalaya HC Chief Justice
Shillong, Nov 12 (IANS) Justice Mohammed Rafiq will be sworn in as the Chief Justice of the Meghalaya High Court on Wednesday, an official said on Tuesday.
2019-11-12
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Pak Sikh community observes Guru Nanak's 550th birth anniversary
Islamabad, Nov 12 (IANS) Pakistan's Sikh community on Tuesday observed the 550th birth anniversary of Baba Guru Nanak Dev, the founder of Sikhism.
2019-11-12
Category: International, Pakistan,International
Kerry Katona called 'cokehead' by daughter's classmates
Los Angeles, Nov 12 (IANS) Singer Kerry Katona, who has been always open about her drug addiction in the past, recently expressed her shock when she discovered her 12-year-old daughter Heidi's classmates call her "cokehead".
2019-11-12
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Three killed, two injured in Kolkata car accident
Kolkata, Nov 12 (IANS) Three persons died and two others were battling for life when their car overturned at Newtown in Kolkata's north east fringes on Tuesday, police said.
2019-11-12
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson snub Scorsese's Marvel criticism
Los Angeles, Nov 12 (IANS) Actors Chris Evans and Scarlett Johansson have opened up about the ongoing debate over the Marvel brand of superhero films, which started after Hollywood auteur Martin Scorsese criticised the genre saying these films shouldn't be considered as cinema.
2019-11-12
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
'Sikh Heritage' a fitting tribute on Guru Nanak's 550th birth anniversary (Book Review)
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) There have been any number of books on Sikhs, their valour, their customs and their culture but what makes the present work a standout is that within 250 pages it encompasses not only their history but also contains intimate accounts of all the 10 Sikh gurus, a detailed account of Harmandir Sahib (the Golden Temple in Amritsar), the five 'Takhts' (temporal seats of power) and across four pages, an index of important gurdwaras - all this in glorious colour.
2019-11-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books
Malan form good headache keeping eye on T20 WC: England coach
Napier, Nov 12 (IANS) England head coach Chris Silverwood feels Dawid Malan's performances in the T20I series against New Zealand is a good selection headache to have with an eye on the T20 World Cup next year.
2019-11-12
Category: International, New Zealand,Sports,Cricket
Deliberations for removing Sharif's name from Exit Control List
Islamabad, Nov 12 (IANS) A sub-committee of the Pakistan government on Tuesday deliberated to remove former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's name from the Exit Control List (ECL) so that he could fly abroad to get the required medical treatment.
2019-11-12
Category: International, Pakistan,International
Smith scores his slowest 1st-class ton in tune-up to Pak Tests
Sydney, Nov 12 (IANS) Days after smashing an unbeaten 51-ball 80 in the T20Is against Pakistan, Australian batsman Steve Smith changed gears in masterful fashion to rack up his slowest-ever first-class century in the Marsh Sheffield Shield on Tuesday.
2019-11-12
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Pneumonia decreases by 35% in children: Study
Sydney, Nov 12 (IANS) Researchers have found that severe pneumonia decreases by 35 per cent in children who receive a vaccine against a pneumonia-causing bacteria.
2019-11-12
Category: International, Australia,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
After Kartarpur, it will be Nankana Sahib: Yogi
Lucknow, Nov 12 (IANS) UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said on Tuesday that after the Kartarpur Corridor, it is now the turn of Nankana Sahib to open its door for the people of this country.
2019-11-12
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
Saudi arrests Yemeni for stabbing 3 theatre actors
Riyadh, Nov 12 (IANS) Saudi Arabia has arrested a Yemeni national for stabbing case against three theatre actors, state media reported on Tuesday.
2019-11-12
Category: International, Saudi Arabia,Politics
Kohli, Bumrah maintain top spots in ODI rankings
Dubai, Nov 12 (IANS) Indian skipper Virat Kohli and Jasprit Bumrah have maintained their respective top spots in the latest ICC ODI Player Rankings.
2019-11-12
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Noah Centineo calls girlfriend angel of his life
Los Angeles, Nov 12 (IANS) Actor Noah Centineo says his girlfriend Alexis Ren is the angel in his life.
2019-11-12
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Kerala youth commits suicide over relationship with girl
Malappuram (Kerala), Nov 12 (IANS) A youth who was lynched reportedly over a relationship with a female friend committed suicide by consuming poison here.
2019-11-12
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Women's C'ship chance to assess players ahead of U-17 WC: Ambrose
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) As India prepare to host its second ever FIFA World Cup, the junior women footballers are getting set to take their shot at being a part of the team that will represent the country in the mega event.
2019-11-12
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
'Israel kills top Palestinian militant in Gaza'
Ramallah, Nov 12 (IANS) The Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ) terror group said on Tuesday that Israel has killed one of its most senior commanders in the Gaza Strip in an air strike.
2019-11-12
Category: International, Israel,Politics
FinMin asks ministries to furnish R&D funding data
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) The Finance Ministry has asked ministries and departments to furnish data on funds spent by them and their autonomous bodies as well as PSUs on research and development (R&D) after Prime Minister's Economic Council pointed out gaps between such expenditure not commensurating with growth of GDP.
2019-11-12
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Mark Ruffalo wants Tessa Thompson to play She-Hulk
Los Angeles, Nov 12 (IANS) Actor Mark Ruffalo, popular as the superhero Hulk, feels actress Tessa Thompson would make a great She-Hulk.
2019-11-12
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Frank Grillo, Maggie Q to star in 'Cutman'
Los Angeles, Nov 12 (IANS) Actors Frank Grillo and Maggie Q will star in a dramatic thriller "Cutman".
2019-11-12
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
'India-ASEAN bilateral trade to reach $300 bn by 2025'
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) With India pulling out of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), country's existing engagement with ASEAN is back in focus with an industry study suggesting that India's bilateral trade with the ASEAN economies would double by 2025 to $300 billion from the current level of $ 142 billion (2018).
2019-11-12
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Facebook to finally let users customise shortcuts bar
San Francisco, Nov 12 (IANS) Facebook is rolling out a shortcut bar settings update that would allow its users to control exactly what features appear on the app navigation bar.
2019-11-12
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Akshay Kumar, Rohit Shetty refute fallout rumours with funny video
Mumbai, Nov 12 (IANS) Actor Akshay Kumar and his "Sooryavnshi" director Rohit Shetty have dismissed rumours that they have had a fallout, by posting a hilarious video on Instagram.
2019-11-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Hussey feels Babar has potential to be compared to Kohli, Smith
Perth, Nov 12 (IANS) Having managed to end as the highest run-getter for Pakistan in the just concluded T20I series against Australia, it will be important for Babar Azam to turn on the screws in the longer format as his team gets ready to take on the Aussies in a two-match Test series, which also includes a Day-Night game at Adelaide.
2019-11-12
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Yami Gautam collaborates with TikTok app
Mumbai, Nov 12 (IANS) After being lauded for her role of a TikTok sensation in the movie "Bala", actress Yami Gautam has now collaborated with the social media video application.
2019-11-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Centre to select salvager for stranded naphtha tanker: Goa CM
Panaji, Nov 12 (IANS) Chief Minister Pramod Sawant has said that a professional marine engineering company would be formally roped in by the Director General (Shipping) to salvage a stranded naphtha-filled tanker off the Panaji coastline by day-end.
2019-11-12
Category: India, Goa,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Rajiv Gandhi assassin released on parole
Chennai, Nov 12 (IANS) A.G. Perarivalan, one of the life convicts in the former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi assassination case was released on one month parole on Tuesday.
2019-11-12
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Duterte discourages Pacquiao from running for Philippines presidency
Manila, Nov 12 (IANS) The Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte discouraged his friend Manny Pacquiao, senator and world boxing champion, for running as presidential candidate in 2022, after his own term ends.
2019-11-12
Category: International, Philippines,Politics
Conservatives increase attack on Labour spending plans
London, Nov 12 (IANS) The UK's ruling Conservatives have launched a fresh attack on what they said were the opposition Labour Party's "reckless" spending plans, it was reported on Tuesday.
2019-11-12
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Selena Gomez: Body-shaming messed me a bit
Los Angeles, Nov 12 (IANS) Singer Selena Gomez says being body-shamed after gaining weight really messed her up.
2019-11-12
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Kajol gets quirky as 'Baazigar' clocks 26 years
Mumbai, Nov 12 (IANS) The 1993 Diwali release "Baazigar" was one of Shah Rukh Khan's earliest blockbusters. Abbas-Mustan's thriller, co-starring Kajol and Shilpa Shetty, is still remembered for the dialogue "Haar kar jeetne waale ko baazigar kehte hai" and its music, besides SRK's antihero avatar.
2019-11-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Q2 loan growth falls to DeMo lows: Credit Suisse
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) Continuing credit crunch with loan growth dropping to demonetisation lows of 6 per cent in the July-September quarter is expected to prolong recovery of economic activity in the country, financial services company Credit Suisse has indicated in a report.
2019-11-12
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
1 in 3 firms serious about payment security compliance globally
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) As digital payments grow across the world, only one in three organizations have implemented full payment security compliance to secure customers' data, a new report by US telecom carrier Verizon said on Tuesday.
2019-11-12
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology,Defence/Security
DoT asks BSNL to take steps on ITS officers' salaries
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) has asked Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) to take corrective steps on non-payment of salaries to the Indian Telecom Service (ITS) posted in the company.
2019-11-12
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Ghani confirms release of Haqqani Network prisoners
Kabul, Nov 12 (IANS) Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Tuesday confirmed that three leaders of the Haqqani Network were "conditionally" freed from prison and would be swapped for the release of a US and an Australian professor who were abducted by the terror group here in August 2016.
2019-11-12
Category: International, Israel,Politics