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K'taka caste cauldron simmers as Kurubas demand ST status
Davangere (Karnataka), Oct 24 (IANS) Karnataka's third biggest community Kuruba (Shepherds) under the joint leadership of Kuruba community seer, Kaginele Niranjananadapuri Swamiji and Karnataka rural development and Panchayat Raj Minister, K. S. Eshwarappa would organise community's padayatra from Kaaginele to Bengaluru demanding that their community be included in the list of Schedule Tribe castes.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Hotel industry's recovery to pre-Covid levels profits 3 yrs away: ICRA
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) The Indian hotel industry's recovery to pre-Covid levels profits is at least three years away, ratings agency ICRA has said.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Chinese Ambassador calls for efforts to uphold multilateralism at UN Day
Beijing, Oct 24 (IANS) In a message to celebrate United Nations Day, the Chinese UN Ambassador called for efforts to uphold multilateralism and to support the United Nations.
2020-10-24
Category: International, China,Politics
Russia's Covid cases near 1.5 mn
Moscow, Oct 24 (IANS) Russia reported 16,521 new Covid-19 cases over the past 24 hours, slightly down from the record high of 17,340 a day earlier, the country's Covid-19 response centre said on Saturday.
2020-10-24
Category: International, Russian Federation,Health/Medicine
Sandeep Sharma becomes 6th Indian pacer to take 100 IPL wickets
Dubai, Oct 24 (IANS) SunRisers Hyderabad's Sandeep Sharma on Saturday became the sixth Indian fast bowler to reach 100-wicket milestone in the Indian Premier League (IPL). Facing his former team Kings XI Punjab, Sharma took two wickets to end the innings on a career tally of 101 wickets.
2020-10-24
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Yellow alert for 16 Karnataka districts as rains in store
Bengaluru, Oct 24 (IANS) The Karnataka State Natural Disaster Monitoring Centre (KSNDMC) on Saturday issued yellow alert for 16 districts, including Bengaluru.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Environment/Wildlife
I will lead the party from front in 2024 LS polls: Yediyurappa
Tumkuru, Oct 24 (IANS) Hitting the poll campaign trail, Karnataka Chief Minister B. S. Yediyurappa on Saturday obliquely expressed his intentions to continue as the CM even after 2023 Assembly elections in the state.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Delhi University releases third cut-off list
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) Delhi University on late Saturday released the third cut-off list for its ongoing admission process.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
Tata Motors reaches 4 mn passenger vehicle production milestone
Mumbai, Oct 24 (IANS) Automobile major Tata Motors has achieved the production milestone of 4 million passenger vehicles in India since its inception.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
'Ayodhya's Ramlila seen by over 10 cr viewers on various platforms'
Ayodhya, Oct 24 (IANS) The organisers of star-studded virtual Ramlila going on in Ayodhya have claimed that the numbers of viewers watching it on different media platforms have crossed the 10 crore mark.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Religion
KKR ace Chakravarthy's star continues to rise
Abu Dhabi, Oct 24 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders' (KKR) Varun Chakravarthy on Saturday turned the heat on Delhi Capitals (DC) with figures of five for 20. It would have taken something special to upstage the scintillating batting performance put up by Nitish Rana and Sunil Narine to propel KKR to 194/6 wickets and Chakravarthy ended up doing enough to pip the pair to the Player of the Match award.
2020-10-24
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
KXIP players' touching tribute to Mandeep's late father
Dubai, Oct 24 (IANS) In a touching gesture, Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) players wore black armbands in their Indian Premier League (IPL) match against SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) on Saturday as a tribute to opening batsman Mandeep Singh's father, who had passed away on Friday night.
2020-10-24
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Guterres hopes Israel-Sudan agreement will bring peace to wider regions
United Nations, Oct 24 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Saturday expressed hope that the agreement between Israel and Sudan to normalise relations will create opportunities for peace and prosperity in the wider regions, said his spokesman.
2020-10-24
Category: International, United States,Politics
Senior North MCD docs call for mass leave, indefinite strike
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) Perturbed with the allegedly callous approach of the North Delhi Municipal Corporation (North MCD) in resolving the issue of pending salaries of the healthcare workers coming under its ambit, the senior doctors of the corporation employed at six hospitals have decided to go for a mass leave on Monday, followed by an indefinite strike if their demands are not met.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Gujarat records 1,021 new coronavirus cases, six deaths
Gandhinagar, Oct 24 (IANS) Gujarat on Saturday saw 1,021 more coronavirus cases, taking its tally to 1,66,254, while the death toll rose to 3,682 with six more succumbing.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
SRH turn the screws to limit KXIP to 126/7
Dubai, Oct 24 (IANS) SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) on Saturday put up a clinical bowling performance to restrict Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) to 126/7 wickets at the Dubai International Stadium. KXIP were without opener Mayank Agarwal and struggled to get going throughout the innings and SRH turned the screws in the last five overs, conceding just 38 runs and taking two wickets.
2020-10-24
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Indira resolved Cauvery dispute, PM could have resolved Mhadei dispute: Cong
Panaji, Oct 24 (IANS) Former Prime Minister late Indira Gandhi's intervention in 1971, which had led to the resolution of the Cauvery water dispute between Karnataka and Tamil Nadu, could have been a model to emulate in order to amicably resolve the ongoing Mhadei interstate water dispute, AICC secretary in-charge of Goa Dinesh Gundu Rao said on Saturday.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Everybody in India must get Covid vaccine free, says Kejriwal
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) According to the Delhi government, every Indian must get the Coronavirus vaccine free of cost, whenever it is ready.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,National
Narine at No.5 was KKR coach McCullum's idea, says Morgan
Abu Dhabi, Oct 24 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) captain Eoin Morgan said it was coach Brendon McCullum's decision to allow Sunil Narine go in at No.5 ahead of him against Delhi Capitals (DC) on Saturday at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium. The move worked wonders for KKR with Narine smashing 64 off 32 balls and playing a major role in their 59-run win.
2020-10-24
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Andhra registers 3k more Covid cases as recoveries outnumber
Amaravati, Oct 24 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh has registered 3,342 new Covid cases, increasing the state's tally to 8.04 lakh, even as 3,572 more patients recovered from the virus to outnumber the infections.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Kerala sees another day of over 8K daily Covid cases
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 24 (IANS) There seems to be no respite in the spread of Covid in Kerala as the state saw 8,253 new cases and 25 deaths on Saturday.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
'Can overcome most daunting challenges', PM praises ITBP
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi heaped praises on Indian paramilitary force Indo Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) on its 59th Raising Day. ITBP which is trained in mountain warfare, guards the Sino-India Line of Actual Control (LAC) including Ladakh where India and China had a massive escalation at the Galwan Valley.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Meghalaya parties urge Centre to resolve border disputes with Assam
Shillong, Oct 24 (IANS) After inter-state border disputes between Assam, Mizoram and Tripura, various political parties including the BJP in Meghalaya have urged the Centre to resolve its border issues with Assam, party sources said on Saturday.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Politics
With Fadnavis, Covid drives 4 prominent BJP leaders out of Bihar campaign
Patna, Oct 24 (IANS) . The Covid-19 virus is making its presence conspicuous in the Bihar assembly elections.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
BJP's Punjab Kisan Morcha chief resigns over farm laws
Chandigarh, Oct 24 (IANS) BJP Kisan Morcha's Punjab chief Tarlochan Singh Gill on Saturday resigned from the party over the Central farm acts.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Give cash relief to Delhi's 72 lakh ration card holders: Congress
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) The Delhi Congress on Saturday staged a protest at Jantar Mantar here over the spiralling prices of onion and other essential commodities and demanded the Delhi government to give cash relief to 72 lakh ration card holders to meet festival expenses.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
We need to play with freedom, says DC captain Shreyas
Abu Dhabi, Oct 24 (IANS) Captain Shreyas Iyer said on Saturday that Delhi Capitals (DC) batsmen should have played with more freedom instead of looking to survive whenever they came into the middle against the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR).
2020-10-24
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Nizamabad MLC Kavitha extends Bathukamma greetings
Hyderabad, Oct 24 (IANS) Newly-elected Telangana Legislative Council member, K. Kavitha has conveyed her greetings to the people on the occasion of Bathukamma, while noting that the festival is seeing a lull this year because of the Covid pandemic.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Pak actor Bilal Abbas Khan: Always get positive feedback from India
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) Pakistani actor Bilal Abbas Khan is glad that his show, Ek Jhoothi Love Story, will reach the Indian audience soon, and hopes they connect with the story.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
RR keen to brighten playoff chances vs Mumbai (IPL Match Preview 45)
Abu Dhabi, Oct 24 (IANS/GloFans) The 2008 Indian Premier league (IPL) champions, Rajasthan Royals (RR), may be placed at the seventh spot at the moment. However, the Steve Smith-led side is still afloat in the competition and would hope to strengthen their chances to qualify for the playoffs when they take on a confident Mumbai Indians (MI) here on Sunday.
2020-10-24
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Don't vote those who sold your mandate: Shivakumar
Bengaluru, Oct 24 (IANS) Upping his ante against the ruling BJP candidate, N. Muniratna, Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee president D. K. Shivakumar on Saturday appealed to voters not to cast their franchise against such legislators who "sold their previous mandate" for money.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Telangana women's protection 'She Teams' complete 6 years
Hyderabad, Oct 24 (IANS) 'She Teams', Telangana police women's protection initiative, has successfully completed six years of securing women in the state, which started as a city-specific initiative to later expand across the state.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Defence/Security
11 killed, 20 injured in suicide bombing at Kabul education centre
Kabul, Oct 24 (IANS) A suicide bombing at an education centre in a western neighbourhood of Afghanistan's capital Kabul on Saturday killed at least 11 people and injured 20 others, local police said.
2020-10-24
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Defence/Security
Hopes of 'flattening curve' rise as Maha Covid-19 deaths, cases drop
Mumbai, Oct. Oct 24 (IANS) Hopes were raised in Maharashtra of Covid-19 curve 'flattening' as deaths and new cases continued to decline for the past one week, bolstered by an improved recovery rate, health officials said here on Saturday.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,National
IT, ED has rarely raided BJP leaders in last 6 years: Rao
Panaji, Oct 24 (IANS) Central government tax and enforcement agencies like Income Tax department and the Enforcement Directorate have rarely raided BJP leaders over the last six years, despite numerous government toppling instances, AICC secretary in-charge of Goa Dinesh Gundu Rao said on Saturday.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
IPL betting racket busted by Delhi Police, 2 arrested
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) The Delhi Police has busted an IPL betting racket in Greater Kailash-1 here and arrested two persons.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Portuguese GP: Hamilton pips Bottas to take 97th career pole
Lisbon, Oct 24 (IANS) Lewis Hamilton on Saturday beat his Mercedes team mate Valterri Bottas by 0.1 seconds to take his 97th pole position in the qualifiers ahead of the Portuguese Grand Prix at the Algarve International Circuit. Hamilton was second best to Bottas in all three practice sessions and the first two segments of qualifying.
2020-10-24
Category: International, Portugal,Sports,Motorsports
Assam Rifles DG briefs Army chief on Indo-Myanmar border situation
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) Assam Rifles Director General Lt Gen Sukhdeep Sangwan has met Indian Army chief General Manoj Mukund Naravane to apprise him about prevailing threats and the security situation along the India-Myanmar border, sources said.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
RCB look to seal playoff berth vs CSK (IPL Match Preview 44)
Dubai, Oct 24 (IANS/GloFans) Still looking for their first Indian Premier League (IPL) title, Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) have everything to gain when they clash with Chennai Super Kings (CSK) as Virat Kohli's team would look to seal a playoff berth here on Sunday.
2020-10-24
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
2 minor boys drown in east Delhi canal
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) Two minor boys drowned in a canal in east Delhi's New Ashok Nagar area, the police said on Saturday.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Will visit Cong-ruled states, too, if they block justice: Rahul
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) After coming under attack from BJP leaders for not visiting families of rape victims in Rajasthan and Punjab unlike Uttar Pradesh's Hathras, former Congress chief Rahul Gandhi said that the two of his party-ruled states did not deny incidents of rape and didn't block justice and "if they do" he will go there to fight for justice as well.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Crime Branch nabs gym owner for cheating
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) The Delhi Police Crime Branch on Saturday arrested a conman for cheating people. The accused has been identified as Rahul Narang (46), who runs a gym in South Delhi and is a graduate from Delhi University.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Keerthy Suresh: 'Miss India' will inspire young women
Mumbai, Oct 24 (IANS) National Award-winning actress Keerthy Suresh feels her upcoming Telugu film, Miss India, will encourage women to believe in their dreams and follow their heart. The trailer of the film was unveiled on Saturday.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Redevelopment of Puri Swargadwar by March 2021
Bhubaneswar, Oct 24 (IANS) The redevelopment work of Swargadwar crematorium project in Puri will be completed by March 2021, said an official on Saturday.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Orissa,National,Religion
IISc to honour 4 scientists including DRDO programme director, Dr Rajlakshmi Menon
Bengaluru, Oct 24 (IANS) The country's premier research institute, the Indian Institute of Science, announced its annual award Distinguished Alumnus Award to four scientists - Dr Rajalakshmi Menon, Prof. B. S. Murthy, Prof. Sethuraman Panchanathan, and Dr Keshab Panda - on Saturday.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Science/Tech,Technology
Eerie silence, no 'pushpanjali', home delivered 'bhog' in Delhi
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) While Durga Puja pandals have come up here and there in some areas of Delhi in very limited numbers this year, Ashtami or the eighth day of Navratri had a desolate look with no sense of festivity.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Religion
Refuel demand to attract private investments and employment creation: PHD Chamber
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) India's healthy debt to GDP ratio has created scope for raising investment funding for 'National Infrastructure Pipeline' through borrowings from overseas markets.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
'IBC raised confidence of all investors in Indian economy'
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC) has not only strengthened the banking system by helping them resolve outstanding debt piled over years but has also come as a big booster of confidence of national and foreign investors in the Indian economy, a senior SBI official said on Saturday.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
KKR owe big win to Chakravarthy, Rana and Narine (Ld)
Abu Dhabi, Oct 24 (IANS/GloFans) Leg-spinner Varun Chakravarthy's five-wicket haul and superb half-centuries from Nitish Rana and off-spinner Sunil Narine combined to guide Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) to a crucial 59-run win over Delhi Capitals (DC) that kept the team in contention for the Indian Premier League (IPL) playoffs.
2020-10-24
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Tanya Maniktala was unaware she was auditioning for 'A Suitable Boy' role
Mumbai, Oct 24 (IANS) Rising actress Tanya Maniktala is currently winning plaudits for her role of Lata in A Suitable Boy, but she surprises you claiming that she had no idea she would be vying for the lead role in a new Mira Nair web series when she went in for the audition.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
A day after joining NCP,Khadse vows to give 'tension' to BJP
Jalgaon (Maharashtra), Oct 24 (IANS) A day after joining the ruling ally Nationalist Congress Party, senior politician Eknath G. Khadse was accorded a hero's welcome at his home town Muktainagar in Jalgaon here on Saturday, and he vowed to give 'tension' to the BJP.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Pakistan again violates ceasefire on LoC in Poonch district
Jammu, Oct 24 (IANS) Violating the ceasfire agreement, Pakistan resorted to unprovoked firing and shelling on the Line of Control (LoC) on Saturday in J&K's Poonch district.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security
Female zebra foal becomes Mysuru zoo's newest resident
Mysuru, Oct 24 (IANS) A female zebra foal, born to mother Prachi and father Rishi, has become the newest inmate of the Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, said a zoo official on Saturday.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Environment/Wildlife
Govt extends GST return filing deadline by another 2 months
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) The Centre has given more time to taxpayers in yet another compliance measure as it extended the due date to file GSTR-9 and GSTR 9C for 2018-19 by two more months on Saturday.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Xi to restart authority at CCP's fifth plenary, focus on five-year plan
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) will be holding one of its most important meetings from October 26-29 to lay out the five-year plan amidst an international crisis, a military confrontation with India, the Covid-19 pandemic which refuses to go, and a mounting challenge to Leader for Life Xi Jinping.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,National
Super Specialty Cardiac hospital for Children launched at Ahmedabad
Gandhinagar, Oct 24 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi virtually dedicated the country's first super speciality cardiac hospital for children at the UN Mehta Institute of Cardiology and Research Centre in Ahmedabad on Saturday. The 850-bed facility for children at the hospital has been set up at Rs 470 crore.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Chakravarthy, Rana and Narine star in KKR's win over DC
Abu Dhabi, Oct 24 (IANS) Leg-spinner Varun Chakravarthy's five-wicket haul and scintillating half-centuries from Nitish Rana and Sunil Narine combined to hand Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) a valuable 59-run win over Delhi Capitals (DC) in an Indian Premier League (IPL) match and remained in fray to qualify for the playoffs.
2020-10-24
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Four of a family held for cheating banks of Rs 20 crore
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) The Economic Offences Wing (EOW) of the Delhi Police arrested four members of a family for cheating banks to the tune of Rs 20 crore.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Jessica Chastain, Oscar Isaac to co-star in Scenes From A Marriage
Los Angeles, Oct 24 (IANS) Jessica Chastain has replaced Michelle Williams as the lead actress of the series, Scenes From A Marriage.
2020-10-24
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
President Kovind's Dussehra wish for protection from Corona
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) While greeting citizens on the eve of Dussehra, President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday wished for their protection from the evil effects of the ongoing pandemic Covid-19.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Singapore reports 14 new Covid cases
Singapore, Oct 24 (IANS) Singapore on Saturday reported 14 new Covid-19 cases, pushing the tally to 57,965, health officials said.
2020-10-24
Category: International, Singapore,Health/Medicine
BJP doesn't have moral right to run MCD: AAP
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Saturday took on the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for not distributing payment to Delhi Municipal Corporation employees, saying "it does not have the moral right to run" the institution if the party is not able to release their salaries.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Centre procured over Rs 59-cr Kharif crops till Oct 23
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) The Central government has procured Kharif crops having Minimum Support Price (MSP) valued around Rs 59 crore this year so far, the Agriculture Ministry said on Saturday.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Neha Kakkar, Rohanpreet have a Gurdwara wedding
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) Singers Neha Kakkar and Rohanpreet Singh on Saturday tied the knot as per the Sikh wedding ceremony Anand Karaj.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Stars and planets grow up together as siblings: Study
Berlin, Oct 24 (IANS) In a unique study, astronomers have found compelling evidence that the planets begin forming while stars are still infants and they grow up together like siblings.
2020-10-24
Category: International, Germany,Science/Tech
On return, off-spinner Narine hits 64 runs, goes wicketless
Abu Dhabi, Oct 24 (IANS) On his return to Indian Premier League after missing four games due to suspect action, off-spinner Sunil Narine provided impetus to the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) batting, scoring a 32-ball 64 against Delhi Capitals (DC) here on Saturday.
2020-10-24
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Korean films and dramas lined up for Indian OTT release
Mumbai, Oct 24 (IANS) The advent of OTT has introduced the Indian audience to foreign shows and films as never before. While western programming has become common across platforms, viewers are now in for an array of popular Korean films, drama and comedy shows.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
SRH win toss, choose to bowl against KXIP
Dubai, Oct 24 (IANS) SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) won the toss and chose to bowl against Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) on Saturday at the Dubai International Stadium. Both sides are looking for a big win as the race for the final top four spot heats up.
2020-10-24
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
CFMA hails HC verdict in FTMF case, to move SC for unit-holders' interests
Chennai, Oct 24 (IANS) Hailing the Karnataka High Court's verdict that upheld the rights of unit-holders of the Franklin Templeton Mutual Fund (FTMF), the Chennai Financial Markets and Accountability (CFMA), an investor's protection organisation, said it would approach the Supreme Court to safeguard the entire interests of investors.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National
One held for cheating people through fake ATM cards in Gurugram
Gurugram, Oct 24 (IANS) One person was apprehended near Binola flyover in Gurugram for allegedly cheating people through fake ATM cards and withdrawing money from their accounts, the police said on Saturday.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
'From lantern era to LED era', Nadda's dig at RJD in Bhagalpur rally
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) In a clear dig at the RJD, whose electoral symbol is the lantern, BJP President JP Nadda said that the BJP-led NDA government is taking Bihar out of the age of lantern era to that of a LED era.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
'India wants to take Kulbushan Jadhav case to ICJ again,' said Pak FM:
Islamabad, Oct 24 (IANS) Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has said that the reason why India is reluctant to take Islamabad's offer for another consular access to Kulbushan Jadhav is because it wanted to take the case to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) again.
2020-10-24
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Taapsee Pannu's curly hair issues
Mumbai, Oct 24 (IANS) Taapsee Pannu is tired of straightening her curly locks for her upcoming film, Haseen Dillruba.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Gujarat's 'Maa', 'Maa Vatsalya' health schemes merged with 'Ayushman Bharat'
Gandhinagar, Oct 24 (IANS) Gujarat Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel on Saturday announced that the state government's health schemes 'Maa' and 'Maa Vatsalya' will now be merged with the Central government's 'Ayushman Bharat' scheme so that more number of ailments can be covered and the procedures eased further.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
American jeopardy: US elections, dollar buying to weaken rupee (IANS Currency Forecast)
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) Strong headwinds emanating from the upcoming US elections along with stagnating fund inflows for domestic equity markets are expected to weaken the Indian rupee in the near future.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,National
Nagin film franchise coming soon
Mumbai, Oct 24 (IANS) The superhit television series Nagin is all set to get a big screen spin-off soon. Actor-producer Nikhil Dwivedi will produce a three-film franchise based on the show, to be directed by Vishal Furia.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Independent MLA who allied with BJP joins Shiv Sena
Mumbai, Oct. Oct 24 (IANS) In a fresh jolt to the Opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) an independent MLA who supported the party after the Oct. 2019 Assembly elections, joined the ruling Shiv Sena, here on Saturday.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
577 new Covid cases take total tally past 91K in J&K
Srinagar, Oct 24 (IANS) With 577 new Covid-19 cases on Saturday, the total tally in Jammu and Kashmir crossed 91,000 mark.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
AP arranges buses at Telangana border to facilitate festival travel
Amaravati, Oct 24 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (APSRTC) has arranged special buses at all check-posts between the state and Telangana to facilitate the homeward journey of people into the interiors of the state for Dasara festival.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
'China on solid path of economic recovery from pandemic shock'
New York, Oct 24 (IANS) The Chinese economy is staging impressive recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic shock, bolstered by the country's effective control of the novel coronavirus, a renowned US economist said.
2020-10-24
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy,Politics
Durga Puja celebrations in full-swing amid strict Covid guidelines
Kolkata, Oct 24 (IANS) Celebrations of Durga Puja, the biggest festival of the Bengali's, are in full-swing across the state with people engaging in merriment in a safe manner on the occasion of Maha Ashtami due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.
2020-10-24
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Religion
BJP politicising Punjab rape case due to Bihar polls: Cong
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) The Congress on Saturday slammed the BJP for what it called "politicising" a minor's rape and murder in Punjab just because of the Bihar Assembly elections by questioning the "silence" of Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on the crime.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Bengaluru: Yediyurappa announces Rs 25K aid for rain-hit families
Bengaluru, Oct 24 (IANS) A day after South Bengaluru was battered by heavy rains, Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa on Saturday announced a compensation of Rs 25,000 for every family affected by the floods triggered by the heavy downpour in the city.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
KKR's Rana pays tribute to late father-in-law during his 81
Abu Dhabi, Oct 24 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) batsman Nitish Rana on Saturday paid tribute to his father-in-law after scoring his half-century against Delhi Capitals (DC) at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium.
2020-10-24
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
CSK's Imran Tahir shares tips with RR's Ryan Parag
Sharjah, Oct 24 (IANS) While things may not have gone their way in this season's Indian Premier League, the ageing Chennai Super Kings' players are not shying away from digging into their wealth of experience and sharing it with the youngsters from other teams.
2020-10-24
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Andhra equips farmers with crop advance register to remove middlemen
Amaravati, Oct 24 (IANS) To protect farmers from middlemen, the Andhra Pradesh government has enabled them to register their agricultural produce in advance to sell it at procurement centres, so that the support price can be credited directly into the farmers' accounts.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Farooq Abdullah appointed President PAGD
Srinagar, Oct 24 (IANS) The recently floated People's Alliance for Gupkar Declaration (PAGD), a conglomerate of mainstream Kashmir parties for the reversal of constitutional changes made in Jammu and Kashmir on August 5 last year, has been given a formal structure on Saturday.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
ITBP gets nod to set up 47 new outposts on India-China border
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) In wake of the Galwan Valley clash between Indian and Chinese troops amid tensions on the Line of Actual Control, the government has given approval to the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) to set up 47 Border Outposts (BoPs) to step up vigil along the border.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security
China illegally occupies Nepal's land at many places, India's intelligence agencies sound alert
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) China has illegally occupied Nepal's land at several places spreading over seven bordering districts and Indian intelligence agencies have sounded an alert in New Delhi.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Apple may buy streaming rights of upcoming James Bond film
San Francisco, Oct 24 (IANS) Apple is reportedly planning to acquire the rights of the upcoming James Bond film "No Time to Die" for its video streaming service, Apple TV+.
2020-10-24
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
New algorithm predicts likelihood of acute kidney injury
New York, Oct 24 (IANS) A new artificial-intelligence-based tool can help clinicians predict which hospitalised patients face a high risk of developing acute kidney injury (AKI), say researchers, including one of Indian-origin.
2020-10-24
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Defence Minister, Army Chief visit forward areas at LAC
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) : Amid border tensions with China along the Line of Actual Control, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and Indian Army Chief General Manoj Mukund Naravane on Saturday visited Sukna Corp in Bengal's Darjeeling district.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Rana, Narine take KKR to 194/6
Abu Dhabi, Oct 24 (IANS) Nitish Rana and Sunil Narine put up 115 runs for the fourth wicket to help Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) get over a poor start to their innings and post 194/6 in 20 overs against Delhi Capitals at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium here on Saturday.
2020-10-24
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
2008 U-19 World Cup star Tanmay Srivastava retires
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) Tanmay Srivastava, the top run-getter at the 2008 U-19 World Cup that India won under Virat Kohli's captaincy, announced his retirement on Saturday.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
As senior docs of Hindu Rao decide to join protest, MCD transfers 4 to other hosp
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) : The corporation-run Hindu Rao Hospital (HRH) has transferred four of its senior doctors to the Rajan Babu Institute of Pulmonary Medicine and Tuberculosis (RBIPMT) with immediate effect after they decided to join the ongoing protest by resident doctors on Saturday.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
E-taliers begin 2nd festive sale round after 7-day fiesta
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) After registering record sales in the seven-day period to kick off the festive season after pandemic-induced lockdowns, ecommerce marketplaces like Amazon and Flipkart have announced the second round of online sales to keep up the momentum.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
68 gamblers arrested in Odisha
Bhubaneswar, Oct 24 (IANS) The Odisha police busted 14 gambling dens and arrested 68 gamblers in Ganjam district, an official said on Saturday.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Orissa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
UP children develop virtual device to celebrate Dussehra amid Covid-19
Varanasi, Oct 24 (IANS) Children in the holy city of Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh have devised a 'Smart Ravana' to beat the pandemic and celebrate Dussehra on October 28 at the click of a button using their mobile phones while following social distancing norms.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society,Religion
John Boyega wants right representation in 'Star Wars' universe
Los Angeles, Oct 24 (IANS) After feeling sidelined, actor John Boyega says he is ready to return to the Star Wars universe if his character Finn is given due representation.
2020-10-24
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Delhi gets 2 new flyovers, to ease traffic congestion in east Delhi
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) Commuters in east Delhi may get some relief from chaotic traffic with Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal inaugurating two newly-constructed Seelampur-Shastri Park flyovers on Saturday.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Terror funding accused gets 6 hours parole for wife's surgery
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) The Delhi High Court has allowed six hours' custody parole to a terror funding case accused to meet his wife and stay with her during her surgery for removal of a tumour from her uterus.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Terrorism
Shilpa Shetty shares glimpse of daughter's first Kanya Pooja
Mumbai, Oct 24 (IANS) Actress Shilpa Shetty Kundra on Saturday posted a small clip on Instagram of the Kanya Pooja ceremony of her daughter Samisha.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
NRI man from HP hangs self in Delhi hotel
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) A 43-year-old man from Himachal Pradesh, who had come to India from Dubai in January but could not return due to Covid-19 restrictions, hanged himself in a central Delhi hotel, police said on Saturday.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Cong, BJP slam Kerala govt's attempts to 'thwart' CBI probes
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 24 (IANS) Both the Congress and the BJP on Saturday slammed the alleged attempts of the Left government in Kerala to stop the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probes into different cases in the state.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Nadda focuses on jobs, 'future of Bihar' at Nalanda rally
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) A day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi lashing out at the RJD and the Congress, making 'jungle raj' of the Lalu era his focal point, BJP President JP Nadda's focus on Saturday at his Nalanda rally in Bihar was jobs, developmental projects and work done during the lockdown.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
GITAM varsity wall demolition an act of revenge: TDP
Amaravati, Oct 24 (IANS) Telugu Desam Party (TDP) national spokesperson Pattabhi Ram Kommareddy on Saturday termed the demolition of the Visakhapatnam-based GITAM university's compound wall as an act of revenge.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Kohli is best across formats among peers: Joe Root
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) India captain Virat Kohli is the most complete cricketer across formats, England Test captain Joe Root has said.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Diana Penty on digitalization of fashion shows
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANSlife) In a day and age where most things are digital and everything has moved online, one would imagine the same to be the case for fashion shows as well, says model-turned actress Diana Penty.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Can't be business as usual post 370 abrogation: Soz
Srinagar, Oct 24 (IANS) Lending support to former Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti, Congress leader and former Union Minister Saifuddin Soz on Saturday said Mehbooba's views on restoration of the flag of the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir reflects the wishes of the people.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Person with PTSD prone to alcohol use disorder: Study
New York, Oct 24 (IANS) Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) linked to alcohol use disorder, say researchers adding that males and females exhibit their own distinct symptoms and brain features of PTSD and alcohol use disorder.
2020-10-24
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Centre to set up team to assess rain damage in Andhra
Amaravati/New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) The Union Home Ministry has begun the procedure to depute a Central government team to visit rain-battered Andhra Pradesh for on the spot evaluation of damage and relief efforts, aimed at recommending additional funds.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Mumbai City announce signing of Mehtab Singh
Mumbai, Oct 24 (IANS) Mumbai City on Saturday announced the signing of defender Mehtab Singh ahead of the 2020/21 season of the Indian Super League (ISL). Mumbai coach Sergio Lobera said that Mehtab, 22, "stands out" among the talent pool of young defenders in India.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Football
Buy Samsung QLED 8K TV starting at Rs 3.7 lakh till Oct 31
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) Samsung India on Saturday announced 'The 8K Festival' under which its premium QLED 8K TVs will be available at special prices with discounts up to Rs 6,30,000.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Covid-19 a double blow for chronic disease patients in India: Study
Sydney, Oct 24 (IANS) Researchers have revealed that Covid-19 pandemic came as a double blow for people with non-communicable diseases (NCDs) such as diabetes, cancer, respiratory problems or cardiovascular conditions in countries like India, Bangladesh, Pakistan and others.
2020-10-24
Category: International, Australia,Health/Medicine
IPL: Wasteful Shaw dropped after string of poor scores
Abu Dhabi, Oct 24 (IANS) Prithvi Shaw's tweak in technique, that was made early in the tournament and acknowledged by team coach Ricky Ponting, doesn't seem to have helped him in the long run as the opening batsman has failed to go past 20 in the last five innings.
2020-10-24
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Karnataka HC restrains Franklin Templeton to wind up schemes without investors' consent
Bengaluru, Oct 24 (IANS) In a major victory for investors, the High Court of Karnataka on Saturday restrained Franklin Templeton (FT) India's decision from winding up its six debt schemes without obtaining the consent of unitholders.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy
Cow dung becomes a means of employment in UP
Lucknow, Oct 24 (IANS) Besides being used in making dung cakes, fertilizer and bio-gas, cow dung is also generating employment in Uttar Pradesh.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society
Remarks of BJP leaders on child rape political puffery: Punjab CM
Chandigarh, Oct 24 (IANS) Trashing Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) senior leadership's attack on his government as well as Gandhis over Hoshiarpur rape-murder case, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday termed the remarks of Union Ministers Nirmala Sitharaman and Prakash Javadekar as political puffery, with no substance or basis to support their criticism.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Vote out the corrupt, give youth a chance in Bihar: Tejashwi
Bhagalpur, Oct 24 (IANS) Chief ministerial candidate and Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejashwi Yadav said here on Saturday that a government of the corrupt is ruling in Bihar. He appealed to the people to give an opportunity to the youth in this election and said that 10 lakh youth will be given jobs if the Grand Alliance came to power.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Quadcopter shot down by Army near LoC in J&K
Srinagar, Oct 24 (IANS) The Army shot down a quadcopter near the Line of Control (LoC) in the Keran Sector in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday, official sources said.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Adidas hosts 'Sneakers Day' to celebrate India's growing sneaker culture
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) Global sportswear giant, Adidas continues to invest in India by bringing global stories and curating meaningful experiences for the consumers. As an addition to this, Adidas extends an opportunity for its customers to celebrate the growing sneaker culture with the specially curated 'Sneakers Day' initiative.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Cricket Australia banks on trans-Tasman bubble for BBL success
Sydney, Oct 24 (IANS) Though the Big Bash League franchises will, for the first time, be able to field three overseas players in their playing elevens, certain franchises are struggling to get the third overseas star due to tight border restrictions.
2020-10-24
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Covid effect: Cancer patients who delay treatment are at a great risk
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) Cancer treatment has taken a massive hit due to the Covid-19 outbreak, with several public health experts flagging an increase in risk of cancer spreading to advanced stages as almost 50 per cent of such cases are reaching the hospitals in later phases.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,National
Saturday flashback: Kareena, Saif and love in Athens
Mumbai, Oct 24 (IANS) Kareena Kapoor Khan on Saturday posted a throwback picture along with husband, actor Saif Ali Khan.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Bigg Boss 14: Twitterati support Rahul Vaidya after Pavitra's misogyny charge
Mumbai, Oct 24 (IANS) A section of social media users came out in support of singer Rahul Vaidya after actress Pavitra Punia accused him of passing misogynistic remarks on her in a recent episode of Bigg Boss 14.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Delhi's anti-dengue campaign garners celebrity support
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) The Arvind Kejriwal government-led campaign to combat the dengue menace in the national capital is garnering support from celebrities.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
The Meg 2 to be directed by Ben Wheatley
Los Angeles, Oct 24 (IANS) Filmmaker Ben Wheatley will direct the sequel of the 2018 prehistoric shark thriller hit, The Meg.
2020-10-24
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
Centre extends deadline of filing tax returns to Dec 31
New Delhi, Oct. Oct 24 (IANS) In a major relief to taxpayers, the Government on Saturday announced extension of the due date for filing income tax returns for the assessment 2020-21 by another month to December 31, 2020.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Polish Prez tests Covid-19 positive
Warsaw, Oct 24 (IANS) Polish President Andrzej Duda has tested positive for the novel coronavirus, a Minister confirmed on Saturday.
2020-10-24
Category: International, Poland,Health/Medicine
Punjab CM lays foundation stones of urban development projects
Chandigarh, Oct 24 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday laid the foundation stones of various urban development projects entailing an expenditure of Rs 700 crore in all 167 towns and cities with urban local bodies in the state.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Jacqueline poses topless to thank fans on garnering 46mn Insta followers
Mumbai, Oct 24 (IANS) Actress Jacqueline Fernandez celebrated garnering 46 million followers on Instagram by sharing topless pictures. The three pictures Jacqueline has posted to thank fans have gone viral.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Amit Khare gets additional charge of Secretary, School Education and Literacy
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) Senior IAS official Amit Khare on Saturday took additional charge of Department of School Education and Literacy, a Ministry of Personnel order reveals. The officer is holding the charge on temporary basis.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Politics
Delhi Capitals win toss, elect to bowl
Abu Dhabi, Oct 24 (IANS) Delhi Capitals won the toss and elected to bowl in their Indian Premier League match against Kolkata Knight Riders here on Saturday.
2020-10-24
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Biden breaks all-time television spending record
Washington, Oct 24 (IANS) Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden's campaign has spent a record amount of money on television and digital advertising than any other presidential candidate in the US' history.
2020-10-24
Category: International, United States,Politics
A piece of MCG at Gabba irks fans, players
Brisbane, Oct 24 (IANS) The Australian Football League (AFL), the Australian rules football competition, has tried to keep tradition alive for the Grand Final that was played on Saturday.
2020-10-24
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Other Sports
Indian teen turns school project into family business in UAE
Dubai, Oct 24 (IANS) A Dubai-based Indian teenager has turned a school project into a family business after his father was amazed at how the product turned out, a media report said on Saturday.
2020-10-24
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Diaspora,Human Interest/Society
Javadekar targets Rahul over 'rape-and-murder' of minor girl in Punjab
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar on Saturday targeted Congress leader Rahul Gandhi over the alleged rape and murder of a six-year-old Dalit girl in Hoshiarpur district of Punjab. He said Rahul does not pay heed to the injustice done to women in the states ruled by his own party. The victim was the daughter of a migrant labourer from Bihar.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Amyra Dastur refutes Luviena Lodh's drug charges, considers legal action
Mumbai, Oct 24 (IANS) The legal representative of actress Amyra Dastur has refuted claims by actress Luviena Lodh that Amyra used to procure drugs. A statement issued by her lawyer declares that Amyra is considering legal remedies against such accusations.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Fadnavis tests Covid-19 positive, under treatment
Mumbai, Oct 24 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party's Leader of Opposition Devendra Fadnavis on Saturday announced that he has tested Covid-19 positive and gone into isolation.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Take right precautions in battle against Covid-19: Goa CM
Panaji, Oct 24 (IANS) Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant in his message to the state on the eve of Dussehra urged people to take precautions in the fight against Covid-19.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Goa,National,Health/Medicine,Religion
Andhra retrieves 20 acres encroached land from GITAM
Visakhapatnam, Oct 24 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh government took back 20 acres of encroached land from the possession of Gandhi Institute of Technology and Management (GITAM) in the city.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Samsung adds 85-inch model to its interactive display line up
San Francisco, Oct 24 (IANS) Samsung Electronics has added its next-generation 85-inch interactive, touchscreen display to its 55-inch and 65-inch products line up.
2020-10-24
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
IPL: KKR's Pat Cummins satisfied despite few wickets
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) Despite taking just three wickets in 10 Indian Premier League (IPL) games, Kolkata Knight Riders' Australian pace bowler Pat Cummins is satisfied with his performance.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
J&K plans 100% tap water by 2022, facility in schools in 2 months (IANS Exclusive)
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) All 18.17 lakh households in Jammu and Kashmir will be able to get tap water facilities by December 2022, while the authorities in the newly created Union Territory (UT) will ensure the service in all schools and Anganwadi centres there within two months.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Punjab rape & murder has 'Bihar angle', Nirmala questions Gandhi siblings silence
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) The BJP on Saturday launched an all out attack on the Congress party over the alleged rape and murder of a minor in Punjab's Hoshiarpur. The victim's link to Bihar has given this issue a new dimension with the first phase of the Bihar elections set to take place on the 28th of this month.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
NATO presence in Afghanistan conditions-based: Stoltenberg
Kabul, Oct 24 (IANS) As peace negotiations continue, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg has said that the ongoing talks in Doha were "fragile" and that the presence of the international forces in the country was conditions-based.
2020-10-24
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Kerala allows kin to see Covid victims' faces
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 24 (IANS) In a relaxation of sorts in health safety protocols, the Kerala government on Saturday announced new guidelines to allow the near and dear ones of COVID-19 victims to have one last look at their faces before the cremations or burials.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
Gurugram plasma bank struggles to find donors
Gurugram, Oct 24 (IANS) The Health department of Gurugram launched its first dedicated plasma bank for Covid-19 patients on August 15, but the district health facilities are still struggling to find donors for it.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Haryana,National,Health/Medicine
Pak journo 'goes missing' in Karachi
Karachi, Oct 24 (IANS) A senior journalist affiliated with Pakistan's Geo News has gone missing in Karachi, the media outlet confirmed on Saturday.
2020-10-24
Category: International, Pakistan,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Gujarat was first state to adopt policy for solar power: Modi (2nd Lead)
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday inaugurated three projects in Gujarat, including the Kisan Sarvodaya Scheme, in which farmers will get electricity during the day for irrigation purposes and said that Gujarat was the first state to adopt the policy for solar power generation.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Trump to vote in person in Florida before hitting campaign trails
Washington, Oct 24 (IANS) US President Donald Trump will vote in person in West Palm Beach, Florida, before holding campaign rallies in the three swing states of North Carolina, Ohio and Wisconsin.
2020-10-24
Category: International, United States,Politics
Women's Big Bash League to do 'Barefoot Circle' against racism
Sydney, Oct 24 (IANS) The Women's Big Bash League (WBBL), the world's leading women's T20 tournament, will see players take a stand against racism, a report in cricket.com.au said on Saturday.
2020-10-24
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Weak demand from power sector pushes up CIL's e-auction of coal
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) With weak demand from the power sector in the wake of Covid-19 disruptions, the country's largest coal producer Coal India Ltd shifted its attention to the non-power sector to see around six-fold increase in the sales of the dry fuel.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Gauahar Khan calls rumoured boyfriend Zaid Darbar 'the bestest'
Mumbai, Oct 24 (IANS) Actress Gauahar Khan cannot stop gushing about rumoured boyfriend Zaid Darbar, while wishing him on the occasion of his birthday on Saturday.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
'Israel won't oppose certain weapon systems sale to UAE'
Tel Aviv, Oct 24 (IANS) Israel will not oppose the sale of "certain weapon systems" to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in light of a promise by the US to upgrade Israel's military edge in the Middle East, a joint statement from Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Defence Minister Benny Gantz said.
2020-10-24
Category: International, Israel,Politics
Xbox head Phil Spencer hints at xCloud streaming sticks for TV
San Francisco, Oct 24 (IANS) Microsoft's head of gaming and Xbox, Phil Spencer, has said the company is planning TV streaming sticks for its xCloud gaming service.
2020-10-24
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Microsoft partners Netflix to help you learn data science, AI
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) Inspired by the new Netflix original titled 'Over the Moon, Microsoft has launched three new modules that guide learners through beginning concepts in data science, machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI).
2020-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology
Was Rajiv Gandhi the victim of foreign intelligence agencies?
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) Was Rajiv Gandhi the victim of "international intelligence agencies" in "what was to become" of him after the 1991 General Elections that were likely to see him return to power after being unceremoniously voted out two years previously?
2020-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,National
Palestine slams Sudan-Israel normalisation
Ramallah, Oct 24 (IANS) Palestinian authorities have slammed Sudan's decision to normalise ties with Israel in exchange for the US to remove Khartoum from the list of state sponsors of terrorism.
2020-10-24
Category: International, Israel,Politics
Relief to borrowers on loans not repaid during 6-month moratorium
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) After announcing a host of demand generating initiatives earlier this month, the government has now approved a new scheme for ex gratia payment to borrowers that will reimburse differential between compound and simple interests for the six-month loan moratorium period.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Morni banke lyricist Mellow sings a new song
Mumbai, Oct 24 (IANS) Songer-lyricist Mellow has come up with a new song titled Dil kissko du.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
Centre rolls out scheme for interest waiver on small loans
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) The Finance Ministry has announced a scheme for ex-gratia payment of difference between interest for the designated class of borrowers to provide relief in times of Covid-19 pandemic.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,National
SAI approves national coaching camp for table tennis in Sonepat
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) The Sports Authority of India (SAI) has approved a national coaching camp for table tennis, which will be held from October 28 to December 8.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Arnold Schwarzenegger doing well after heart surgery
Los Angeles, Oct 24 (IANS) Hollywood star and former politician Arnold Schwarzenegger says he is recovering well after a heart surgery.
2020-10-24
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
Chandan Roy Sanyal: Stay at home if you want to enjoy Durga Puja next year
Kolkata, Oct 24 (IANS) The Calcutta High Court has limited the number of visitors at Durga Puja pandals to 45 at a time this year, in an attempt to ensure social distancing amid the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. Actor Chandan Roy Sanyal supports this idea and suggests that people not venture out during the festival.
2020-10-24
Category: India, West Bengal,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Italy drops anti-trust investigation against 4 airlines
Rome, Oct 24 (IANS) Italy's competition regulator announced that it has dropped its anti-trust investigation against four major discount air carriers after the companies agreed to change their policies regarding refunds on flights cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic.
2020-10-24
Category: International, Italy,Politics
Karnataka HC restrains Franklin Templeton to wind up schemes without investors' consent
Bengaluru, Oct 24 (IANS) In a major victory for investors, the High Court of Karnataka today restrained Franklin Templeton (FT) India's decision from winding up its six debt schemes without obtaining the consent of unitholders.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy
Italian PM urges for vigilance to avert 2nd lockdown
Rome, Oct 24 (IANS) Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte has urged vigilance and said that all steps should be taken to avert a second national lockdown, as the country has reported a recent spike in the number of new coronavirus cases.
2020-10-24
Category: International, Italy,Politics
Global smart speaker market to reach 163mn units in 2021
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) Led by Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant powered devices, the global smart speaker market (including smart displays) is set to reach 163 million units in 2021 -- a growth of 21 per cent -- according to a new report.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
IPL: CSK struggle to find the right combination
Sharjah, Oct 24 (IANS) Chennai Super Kings have been struggling to find the perfect combination this season, team coach Stephen Fleming admitted after the Chennai franchise suffered their heaviest defeat on Friday by losing to Mumbai Indians by 10 wickets.
2020-10-24
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Charitable body to give free artificial limbs to differently-abled
Jaipur, Oct 24 (IANS) Narayan Seva Sansthan, which runs charitable hospitals in the country for the differently-abled, particularly polio-affected and those affected by birth, has launched a campaign to offer free artificial limbs to the needy in different states.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
UNGA Prez 'saddened' by NYC Mayor's refusal to meet him
United Nations, Oct 24 (IANS) UN General Assembly (UNGA) President Volkan Bozkir said that he was "saddened" by New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio's refusal to meet him.
2020-10-24
Category: International, United States,Politics
World Polio Day: Need for uninterrupted vaccination during pandemic
Hyderabad, Oct 24 (IANS) As the World Polio Day is observed around the globe amid the Covid-19 pandemic on Saturday, experts underlined the need for continuing the polio immunisation programme to help maintain India's polio-free status.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
IPL: Our place in points table appropriate, says CSK coach Fleming
Sharjah, Oct 24 (IANS) Chennai Super Kings (CSK) coach Stephen Fleming said that there is a lot of hurt, disappointment and frustration within the camp after the three-time IPL champions crashed to Mumbai Indians (MI) by 10 wickets on Friday.
2020-10-24
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Income Tax Dept issues guidelines for filing tax returns
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) The Income Tax Department has issued a lengthy instruction manual running into hundreds of pages for filling up the tax returns for assessment year 2020-21.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
FB tells NYU to halt project that collects political ad data
San Francisco, Oct 24 (IANS) Facebook has asked the New York University to stop collecting data for a research project that aims to decipher political ad targeting on its platform.
2020-10-24
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
France's Covid-19 cases top 1mn as daily tally hits new high
Paris, Oct 24 (IANS) After Spain, France has become the second country in Europe to pass the grim milestone of 1 million coronavirus cases, after new single-day infections surged by over 40,000 for a second day in a row, according to health authorities.
2020-10-24
Category: International, France,Health/Medicine
Thums Up for Coke India as brand inches towards pre-Covid offtake levels
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) Beverages major Coca-Cola India continues to see improvement in operations along with offtake on the back of accelerated demand for its leading offering Thums Up.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
New study projects up to 500k US Covid-19 deaths by Feb
Washington, Oct 24 (IANS) More than 500,000 lives could be lost across the US due to the novel coronavirus pandemic by the end of February 2021, a new study has projected.
2020-10-24
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Armenian, Azerbaijani FMs meet Pompeo in Washington
Washington, Oct 24 (IANS) Amid the ongoing military conflict over the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region, the Foreign Ministers of Armenia and Azerbaijan separately met US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo here, according to the State Department.
2020-10-24
Category: International, United States,Politics
UP CM extends 'Ashtami' and 'Navami' greetings
Lucknow, Oct 24 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Saturday extended greetings to the people on the auspicious occasion of Maha Ashtami and Maha Navami in Sharadiya Navratris. He said the festival was known for celebrating women power and respect for girls.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
Charity auction to aid Beirut's cultural community post-explosions
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANSlife) A charity auction to aid the restoration and reawakening of the arts and cultural landscape of Beirut, which saw tragic explosions on August 4 this year, is all set to take place in November.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Why early diagnosis, treatment of psoriasis is helpful
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANSlife) Seeking timely diagnosis and treatment of psoriasis, while recognizing the symptoms, is advisable, says a renowned dermatologist ahead of the World Psoriasis Day marked on October 29.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
How hand hygiene is going beyond basics
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANSlife) Medical authorities have made themselves clear: washing our hands thoroughly and frequently with soap, or using a hand sanitiser in absence of soap and water, is one of the most effective ways to stop the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19).
2020-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Indian startups, SME's most vulnerable to cyberattacks: Report
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANSlife) While digital transformation has been a great boon for SME's and startups in 2020 as more businesses come online, it has also opened up opportunities for cybercriminals to target weak or non-existent cybersecurity infrastructure which smaller businesses tend to generally have in India.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Will protest till Guv nod to TN students' reservation Bill: DMK
Chennai, Oct 24 (IANS) Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) President MK Stalin on Saturday said his party will continue to protest till Governor Banwarilal Purohit gave assent to a Bill to ensure reservation for government school students in medical college admissions in Tamil Nadu.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Education,Politics
Amit Aggarwal's new collection inspired by Cosmos
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANSlife) "For the last six months, fashion has taken more visual space," says designer Amit Aggarwal who launched his latest festive edit 'First Light' on Day 3 of the ongoing digital edition of the Lakme Fashion Week.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Birthrates will change dramatically in post-pandemic world: Study
New York, Oct 24 (IANS) Covid-19 pandemic is likely to profoundly affect our families, work lives, relationships and gender roles for years, say 12 prominent scientists who analysed 90 research studies to evaluate pandemic and its aftermath.
2020-10-24
Category: International, United States,International
Pakistan political crisis could impact CPEC, economic growth
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) The current civil war-like situation in Pakistan may deal a blow to the execution of the ongoing China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), a collection of mega infrastructure projects, and thereby dent its economic revival process.
2020-10-24
Category: International, India,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Gulshan Devaiah on B'wood controversies: People are raising voice with insincerity
Mumbai, Oct 24 (IANS) Actor Gulshan Devaiah feels recent controversies, related to allegations of Bollywood-drug trade nexus as well as nepotism charges, which have been surrounding the film fraternity, do not bother him.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
IPL: Early swing makes captains Kohli, Pollard change plans
Sharjah, Oct 24 (IANS) Wickets in the UAE being used for the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 matches are supporting enough swing to force captains to make changes to their pre-match plans on the field of play itself.
2020-10-24
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Call of Duty: Mobile gets around 50mn pre-registered users in China
Beijing, Oct 24 (IANS) Popular battle royale shooter Call of Duty: Mobile is all set to launch in China on October 29 and now a new report claims that the game has received nearly 50 million pre-registered users in the country.
2020-10-24
Category: International, China,Technology
Trudeau announces new plan for 'made-in-Canada' Covid-19 vaccine
Ottawa, Oct 24 (IANS) Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced an additional C$214 million on 'made-in-Canada' vaccines as the country's coronavirus caseload has surpassed the 210,000 mark.
2020-10-24
Category: International, Canada,Health/Medicine
EU environment ministers partially agree on proposed climate law
Brussels, Oct 24 (IANS) European environment ministers have reached an agreement on a partial general approach on the proposed climate law, it was annunced.
2020-10-24
Category: International, Belgium,Environment/Wildlife
Gujarat was first state to adopt policy for solar power: Modi
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday inaugurated three projects in Gujarat including the Kisan Sarvodaya Scheme, under which the farmers will get electricity during the day for the irrigation purpose and said that Gujarat was first state to adopt policy for solar power generation.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Has Shakespeare's Hamlet finally come to haunt Gupkar alliance?
Srinagar, Oct 24 (IANS) After joining the alliance for implementation of the Gupkar declaration, former Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti seems to have written the agenda for the alliance.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National
1,273 new corona cases in Telangana, 1,708 more recoveries
Hyderabad, Oct 24 (IANS) Telangana registered 1,273 new coronavirus cases, increasing the state's total tally to 2.3 lakh, even as 1,708 more patients recovered from the virus.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Peace in Afghanistan will enhance regional connectivity: Imran
Islamabad, Oct 24 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that peace in Afghanistan will benefit the two neighbours by opening new avenues for cooperation and enhance connectivity with other Central Asian countries.
2020-10-24
Category: International, Pakistan,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
RJD releases manifesto ahead of Bihar polls, reiterates promises
Patna, Oct 24 (IANS) As lakhs of Bihar voters are poised to exercise their franchise in the first phase of Assembly elections, the RJD on Saturday released its manifesto or vision document, reiterating the promise to recruit 10 lakh persons in government jobs if the party returned to power.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Steady oil prices holds up any reversion in petrol diesel prices
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) The pump prices of auto fuels petrol and diesel remained unchanged on Saturday as softer global crude and product prices prevented oil marketing companies from carrying out any revision in prices.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
PM Modi inaugurates 3 key projects in Gujarat
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated three major projects in his home state Gujarat on Saturday.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
US sanctions Russian govt institution tied to Malware
Washington, Oct 24 (IANS) The US has imposed new sanctions on a Russian government research institution that is connected to a malware "designed specifically to target and manipulate industrial safety systems".
2020-10-24
Category: International, United States,Politics
Hopeful of quick revival of India's aviation sector: Airbus South Asia President (IANS Special)
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) Strong local fundamentals will aide the revival of India's aviation sector, believes Airbus South Asia President, Remi Maillard.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Young Souls and Phoenix Point to arrive at Stadia next year
San Francisco, Oct 24 (IANS) Google has announced two more games, Young Souls and Phoenix Point are coming to its Stadia Cloud gaming service users, next year.
2020-10-24
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Indian Ocean pay tribute to Covid heroes in new anthem
Mumbai, Oct 24 (IANS) The rock band Indian Ocean has paid tribute to Covid-19 heroes through the anthem of upcoming TV show, Bharat Ke Mahaveer.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Men produce more Covid antibodies than women: Study
Lisbon, Oct 24 (IANS) On average, men produce more Covid-19 antibodies than women, say Portuguese researchers, adding that, 90 per cent of the patients have detectable antibodies up to seven months post contracting the SARS-CoV-2 virus.
2020-10-24
Category: International, Portugal,National,Health/Medicine
Luis Arce declared Bolivia's President-elect
La Paz, Oct 24 (IANS) Bolivia's Supreme Electoral Tribunal (TSE) announced that Luis Arce Catacora, the candidate for the Movement Towards Socialism (MAS) party, has won the October 18 presidential elections with 55.1 per cent of the votes.
2020-10-24
Category: International, Paraguay,Politics
Lockdown for 240 deities too amid Kullu Dussehra festivities
Kullu (Himachal Pradesh), Oct 24 (IANS) Coronavirus pandemic has affected not only mere mortals, but also the divine: Over 240 deities will face the lockdown restrictions this year -- the first time in nearly 400 years -- as the weeklong world-famous Kullu Dussehra festivities begin here on Sunday in the presence of just seven prominent deities.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society,Politics,Religion
WHO chief calls for 'immediate action' amid Covid-19 resurgence
Geneva, Oct 24 (IANS) The World Health Organization's (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has said that the world was still at "a critical juncture" in its fights against the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic and called for "immediate action" as several countries have reported a resurgence in new confirmed cases.
2020-10-24
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Health/Medicine
Despite pandemic IL&FS expects to address over Rs 50K cr debt in FY21
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) IL&FS Board is hopeful that it will be able to address the targetted debt of over Rs 50,000 crore in the current financial year despite the impact of the pandemic.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
EU's domestic tourism recovers faster than foreign
Brussels, Oct 24 (IANS) The European Union's (EU) domestic tourism has recovered faster than foreign tourism after most countries started easing their Covid-19 restrictions by June, official figures have revealed.
2020-10-24
Category: International, Belgium,Politics
Kapil Dev flashes double thumbs up sign after angioplasty
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) India's first World Cup-winning cricket captain Kapil Dev is well on road to recovery after a successful emergency coronary angioplasty, and this is evident from a photo in which the legendary all-rounder is seen flashing a double thumbs up sign from his hospital bed.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Important to pick wickets early: Boult
Sharjah, Oct 24 (IANS) Mumbai Indians' pace bowler Trent Boult, who took four for 18 in his four-over spell to lead his team to an emphatic win over Chennai Super Kings (CSK), said he went into Friday's game with a clear mind.
2020-10-24
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Data is fuel, 5G fabric for digital transformation: Michael Dell
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) Reiterating that technology has never been more central than it is in the pandemic times, Dell Technologies chairman and CEO Michael Dell has said digital transformation is like a machine with data as its fuel and 5G as its digital fabric.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Rahul leads race for Orange Cap, Rabada for Purple Cap
Sharjah, Oct 24 (IANS) Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) captain KL Rahul leads the IPL 2020 run-getters' list with 540 runs in the race for Orange Cap.
2020-10-24
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
India, US likely to ink strategic info sharing pact during 2+2 meet
New York, Oct 24 (IANS) The Basic Exchange and Cooperation Agreement (BECA), a breakthrough pact for sharing important strategic information, is likely to be signed during the 2+2 ministerial dialogue between the top foreign affairs and defence officials of India and the US next week, a senior official in President Donald Trump's administration has hinted.
2020-10-24
Category: International, United States,Diplomacy,Politics
Micromax set to launch 'In' series smartphones on Nov 3
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) Domestic electronics brand Micromax is set to launch its new 'In' range of smartphones on November 3 in the country.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Apple fixes 6 malicious apps posing as Adobe Flash installers
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) The malicious apps masquerading as Adobe Flash installer are not going to go away anytime soon as Apple has once again fixed six more such apps.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,Technology,Defence/Security
NASA's spacecraft collects significant amount of Asteroid Bennu
Washington, Oct 24 (IANS) After touching down on asteroid Bennu, NASAs OSIRIS-REx probe team received images that confirm the spacecraft has collected more than enough material to meet one of its main mission requirements -- acquiring at least 60 grams of the asteroids precious surface material, the US space agency said on Saturday.
2020-10-24
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
Biden pledges free Covid-19 vaccines for all if elected
Washington, Oct 24 (IANS) Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden has said that if he is elected in the November 3 election, he will make Covid-19 vaccines free for all Americans.
2020-10-24
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Zuckerberg, Dorsey to testify before US senate judiciary panel
San Francisco, Oct 24 (IANS) The US Senate Judiciary Committee has asked Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey to testify before it on November 17 over suppressing a media article on Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden and his son Hunter Biden.
2020-10-24
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Immigration/Law/Rights
As spike continues, India's Covid tally crosses 78L-mark
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) After dipping below 47,000 four days back, a spike in daily fresh corona cases has once again been recorded. A total of 53,370 new infections and 650 deaths reported in the last 24 hours has taken India's total tally to 78,14,682, data from the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said on Saturday.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
US judge again blocks Trump's executive order to ban WeChat
San Francisco, Oct 24 (IANS) A US judge has once again halted President Donald Trump's executive order to ban WeChat, a Chinese messaging social-media and mobile-payment app.
2020-10-24
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Immigration/Law/Rights
Turkey tests Russian S-400 defence system: Prez
Ankara, Oct 24 (IANS) Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan confirmed that the country's army had been testing the Russian-made S-400 air defence system.
2020-10-24
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
FB details privacy work as US FTC discusses antitrust lawsuit
San Francisco, Oct 24 (IANS) Facing an intense scrutiny over user privacy and data security, Facebook has said it is continuing to invest in research and innovation that will help it build privacy-safe products and develop new ways to process data.
2020-10-24
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Immigration/Law/Rights
Argentina extends Covid-19 restrictions until Nov 8
Buenos Aires, Oct 24 (IANS) Argentina has decided to prolong its isolation and social distancing measures aimed at controlling the spread of the novel coronavirus until November 8, President Alberto Fernandez announced.
2020-10-24
Category: International, Costa Rica,Politics
Dussehra 2020: Actors list their fave films where good triumphs over evil
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) Ahead of Dussehra, which emphasises on the celebration of the triumph of good over evil, actors have shared their favourite films that define the theme of the festival.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Meet the poet who translated Mirabai's works into Urdu
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) It is said that art, culture, literature, sports, etc., know no boundaries, division and difference. A Muslim poet has proven this notion true by translating Mirabai's works dedicated to Lord Krishna into Urdu, even as he faced criticism.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,National
Colombian Vice President tests Covid-19 positive
Bogota, Oct 24 (IANS) Colombian Vice President Marta Lucia Ramirez confirmed that she has tested positive for the novel coronavirus and would be isolated in her home for 15 days.
2020-10-24
Category: International, Colombia,Politics
Social media trying to divide Indian society: Ex-Raj chief secy
Jaipur, Oct 24 (IANS) Salauddin Ahmed, the former Chief Secretary of Rajasthan feels that social media and TV channels are trying to create a rift in the society.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Rajasthan,National
2 pilots onboard US Navy plane killed in crash
Washington, Oct 24 (IANS) Two pilots were killed when a US Navy aircraft crashed in the state of Alabama, according to naval authorities.
2020-10-24
Category: International, United States,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
PM Modi selectively addressed issues of Bihar: Tejashwi
Patna, Oct 24 (IANS) Tejashwi Yadav, the Chief Ministerial face of the Mahagathbandan in Bihar, has criticised Prime Minister Narendra Modi for selectively pointing out the issues of Bihar.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
In Trump diplomatic breakthrough, Sudan normalises Israel ties
New York, Oct 24 (IANS) In another Middle East diplomatic breakthrough for US President Donald Trump, Sudan is normalising relations with Israel in exchange for Washington removing Khartoum from the list of state sponsors of terrorism.
2020-10-24
Category: International, United States,Politics
Shantanu Moitra's silence of sound
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) Be it his first film outing as a music composer with 'Hazaaron Khwaishein Aisi', 'Parineeta', 'Yahan', 'October' or 'Gulabo Sitabo', his sounds and rhythms are defined by silence. A certain 'pause' distinguishes itself as he allows the audience to fill spaces he leaves blank.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books
Global Covid-19 cases cross 42mn mark: Johns Hopkins
Washington, Oct 24 (IANS) The overall number of global coronavirus cases has surpassed the 42 million mark, while the deaths have soared to 1,143,290, according to the Johns Hopkins University.
2020-10-24
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Biden seeks to clarify remark on ending oil
Washington, Oct 24 (IANS) US President Donald Trump has seized on a TV debate remark by his White House rival Joe Biden about shutting down the oil industry, as the Democrat scrambled to clear up the confusion.
2020-10-24
Category: International, United States,Politics
Ayushmann amazed that he never shot in hometown Chandigarh before
Mumbai, Oct 24 (IANS) Bollywood star Ayushmann Khurrana is shooting his upcoming film in his hometown Chandigarh and he is very thrilled about it. He says the process is special for him.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Covid to stay at least until next summer, says Macron
Paris, Oct 24 (IANS) French President Emmanuel Macron has said his country will be fighting the coronavirus until at least the middle of next year as cases there surged past a million.
2020-10-24
Category: International, France,Politics
Footfairy: Slowburn psycho thriller (IANS Review; Rating: * * * and 1/2 )
Footfairy (film screening on &Pictures); Cast: Gulshan Devaiah, Sagarika Ghatge, Kunaal Roy Kapur, Ashish Pathode; Direction: Kanishk Verma; Rating: * * * and 1/2 (three and a half stars)
2020-10-24
Category: India, New Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
69 killed in Nigeria protests
Abuja, Oct 24 (IANS) Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has said 69 people have been killed in protests against police brutality that have rocked the country.
2020-10-24
Category: International, Nigeria,Politics
K'taka healthcare warriors first to get Covid vaccine: Minister
Bengaluru, Oct 24 (IANS) Healthcare warriors, including doctors, nurses and paramedics would be the first to get vaccinated for Covid immunity when introduced, said Karnataka Health Minister K. Sudhakar on Friday.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Mahesh Bhatt to take legal action against Luviena Lodh over video alleging harrassment
Mumbai, Oct 24 (IANS) The legal counsel of Vishesh Films, on behalf of filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt, has issued a statement in response to an Instagram video uploaded by actress Luviena Lodh, alleging that Bhatt has been harassing her and her family.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Covid cases shatter record in US, Trump and Fauci haven't met for 'months'
New York, Oct 24 (IANS) US president Donald Trump and his top infectious diseases expert Dr. Anthony Fauci have not met in "several months" and White House virus task force meetings have been reduced to once a week, according to new revelations into the inner workings of a disastrous coronavirus response in the world's wealthiest country.
2020-10-24
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Jagan asks banks to strengthen rural economy supporting schemes
Amaravati, Oct 24 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy urged banks to extend support in implementing the state government's welfare schemes to strengthen the rural economy.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Recoveries rise, new Covid cases fall in Karnataka
Bengaluru, Oct 24 (IANS) Recoveries continue to rise in Karnataka, with 8,749 discharged and new Covid cases declined to 5,356 on a day.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Bengaluru receives widespread rain, normal life hit
Bengaluru, Oct 24 (IANS) Three hours of heavy rains, measuring more than 75 mm, across Bengaluru on Friday saw retaining walls of storm water drains getting breached or partly collapsing at many places, flooding many low-lying areas and throwing normal life out of gear.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Environment/Wildlife
Cyberattack on Dr Reddy's Labs sharp reminder to strengthen digital infrastructure: Analysts
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) The cyberattack on Dr Reddy's Labs came as a sharp reminder to strengthen its digital infrastructure and tighten cyber security control measures, according to analysts.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
PM Modi to interact with CEOs of global oil and gas companies
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi will interact with CEOs of leading global oil and gas companies on Monday in the annual roundtable event organised by NITI Aayog and Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Politics
Delhi Police constable abducted in moving bus, dumped in Firozabad
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) In a shocking incident, a Delhi Police constable has alleged that he was abducted by the driver and helpers of a private bus from the Kashmere Gate area before being released in Uttar Pradesh's Firozabad, the police said on Friday.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
FB representatives asked on fund spent on data safety
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) During Friday's session at the Joint Committee of Parliament on personal data protection Bill, 2019, Facebook representatives including its India Policy Director Ankhi Das was asked on how much fund is spent by the social media giant on data safety, sources said.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Technology
Take action against those creating commodity scarcity: Andhra CM
Amaravati, Oct 24 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on Friday directed the concerned officials to take stern action against people creating artificial scarcity of essential commodities citing floods and rains.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Builders to be blacklisted for delay in construction: HRERA
Gurugram, Oct 24 (IANS) Fed up with builders not completing projects on time, The Haryana Real Estate Regulatory Authority (HRERA) on Friday decided that the builders who delay their ongoing projects will be blacklisted and debarred from future projects.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Haryana,National,Politics
Past policy actions' transmission to help ease conditions, RBI Guv in MPC meet
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) The ongoing transmission of past monetary policy actions would help ease financial conditions, RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das had said during the Monetary Policy Committee meet earlier this month, according to its minutes released on Friday.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Arunachal erects war memorial for martyr of 1962 India-China war
Itanagar (Arunachal Pradesh), Oct 23 (IANS) The Indian Army has constructed a War Memorial in Arunachal Pradesh named after Subedar Joginder Singh, the braveheart of the 1st Battalion of the Sikh Regiment, who was martyred in the 1962 India-China war, defence sources said on Friday.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Arunachal Pradesh,National,Defence/Security
Gujarat records 1,112 new Covid cases, six more deaths
Gandhinagar, Oct 23 (IANS) Gujarat on Friday registered 1,112 new coronavirus cases, taking its tally to 1,65,233, while the death toll rose to 3,676 with six more succumbing.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Would have liked to bowl CSK out under 100: Pollard
Sharjah, Oct 23 (IANS) Mumbai Indians' (MI) stand-in captain Kieron Pollard said on Friday that they would have liked to bowl out Chennai Super Kings (CSK) for under 100 runs at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium.
2020-10-23
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
CSK suffer first 10-wkt loss, Mumbai win and go atop
Sharjah, Oct 23 (IANS) New Zealand speedster Trent Boult's four-wicket haul and an unbeaten 116-run opening stand between Ishan Kishan and Quinton de Kock steered the reigning Mumbai Indians (MI) stroll to a 10-wicket win over Chennai Super Kings (CSK) on Friday, and go atop the Indian Premier League (IPL) points table.
2020-10-23
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Andhra's Covid tally breaches 8L-mark with 3K new cases
Amaravati, Oct 23 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh's coronavirus tally breached the 8 lakh-mark to reach 8,00,684 with 3,765 new cases getting reported on Friday.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Campaign gains momentum for bypolls in Odisha
Bhubaneswar, Oct 23 (IANS) The campaign for the bypolls to Balasore and Tirtol Assembly constituencies in Odisha has gained momentum with three major political parties - BJP, Congress and BJD - trying their best to woo the voters.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
Parliamentary panel calls telcos, TRAI to discuss 5G preparedness
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Information Technology will review India's preparedness for 5G technology in telecom on Tuesday.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Politics,Technology
DU officials defy ministry's direction, to hold posts despite orders
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) The row in Delhi University has worsened after the varsity officials defied an order issued by the Ministry of Education in writing.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Politics
How can anyone stop a wife from taking her husband's name, asks Shivakumar
Bengaluru, Oct 23 (IANS) Taking serious exceptions to BJP leaders launching a campaign against Congress candidate from R.R. Nagara, H. Kusuma, Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee President D.K. Shivakumar on Friday appealed to the voters to ponder over why Kusuma was not allowed to take her legally wedded late husband's name.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Ideal opportunity to try youngsters now: Dhoni after loss
Sharjah, Oct 23 (IANS) Chennai Super Kings (CSK) captain MS Dhoni on Friday admitted that his team's chances of making it to the playoffs this season may have all but ended after their 10-wicket thrashing at the hands of Mumbai Indians on Friday, saying that the team would now be giving chances to players who haven't played too many matches this season.
2020-10-23
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Covid cases soar in Kerala, daily tally crosses 8.5K
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 23 (IANS) Covid cases continued on the upward trend in Kerala, with 8,511 infections and 26 deaths reported on Friday, a Health Department statement said.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
1,310 festival special trains to originate, terminate in SCR zone
Secunderabad, Oct 23 (IANS) As many as 1,310 special trains will originate and terminate in the South Central Railway (SCR) zone during the festivals of Dasara, Diwali and Chhath Puja.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Urgent need to rationalise weights under retail inflation: Report
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) There is an urgent need to rationalise the weights under retail inflation, a SBI Ecowrap report said on Friday.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
I want to be a slab stone on the footsteps of Vidhan Soudha: Shivakumar
Bengaluru, Oct 23 (IANS) Launching a scathing attack on his political rivals, Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee President D.K. Shivakumar said on Friday that he was not a 'Bande Kallu' (the rock) but a 'Chappadi Kallu' (slab stone) that is placed on the footsteps of the Vidhana Soudha.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Govt plans to commission study on modernisation of madarsas
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) The Union Minority Affairs Ministry has invited expressions of interest from consulting agencies for conducting a study on strengthening and modernising of madarsas, an official statement said.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Politics
Miscreant attacks JNU professor, gold ornaments looted
Gurugram, Oct 23 (IANS) In a shocking incident, a 68-year-old JNU professor, who is still attached with the varsity after her retirement, was attacked at her residence by a miscreant, who decamped with a gold chain and bangles worth Rs 2.5 lakh, the police said on Friday.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
CSK woes continue as they lose to MI by 10 wkts
Sharjah, Oct 23 (IANS) Trent Boult's 4/18 followed by an unbeaten 116-run opening stand between Ishan Kishan and Quinton de Kock helped the Mumbai Indians (MI) stroll to a 10-wicket win over Chennai Super Kings (CSK) on Friday at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium. MI had little under eight overs in their hand by the time de Kock hit the winning runs.
2020-10-23
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
KTR calls for empowering states to boost country's growth
Hyderabad, Oct 23 (IANS) Telangana's Industry and Information Technology Minister K.T. Rama Rao on Friday called for empowering the states to boost the country's growth.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Business/Economy,Politics
Punjab allows industry in agricultural, mixed-use areas
Chandigarh, Oct 23 (IANS) To further boost industrial development and investment in Punjab, Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Friday took a slew of important decisions, including allowing industry in agricultural and mixed-use areas, subject to certain conditions, besides reduction in non-construction fee.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Punjab,Business/Economy,Politics
Pakistan violates LoC ceasefire in J&K's Poonch district
Jammu, Oct 23 (IANS) Pakistan used small arms and mortars to violate the ceasefire on the line of control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district on Friday, a Defence Ministry official said.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Domestic help held in Gurugram for stealing jewellery worth Rs 8L
Gurugram, Oct 23 (IANS) A 20-year-old woman has been arrested for stealing jewellery worth Rs 8 lakh and electronic items from a flat located in Sector 43, Gurugram.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
NTPC allowed to use drones at select plants
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) The Centre has granted conditional exemption to power generation major NTPC for the deployment of drones to carry out research and inspection activities at some of its plants.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Delhi HC seeks Centre, AAP's response on ownership rights in unauthorised colonies
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Friday sought response from the Centre and others over a petition challenging certain sections of the act for recognising ownership rights of residents of unauthorised colonies.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Odisha starts preparation of database for Covid-19 vaccination
Bhubaneswar, Oct 23 (IANS) The Odisha government on Friday initiated the process for the preparation of a database of healthcare workers and Anganwadi workers for Covid-19 vaccination.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Orissa,National,Health/Medicine
Organ transplant scam unearthed in Kerala, detailed probe on
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 23 (IANS) Kerala Police have identified a mafia operating in the organ transplant sector in the state and a detailed probe has been ordered into the matter, officials said on Friday.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Health/Medicine
District admin should be held responsible for Delhi riots: JUH chief
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Demanding justice for the people who have allegedly been framed by the police for the riots in north-east Delhi in February this year, Jamiat Ulema-i-Hind (JUH) president Maulana Syed Arshad Madani said on Friday that the district administration should be held accountable for the riots.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Telangana employees donate one day's salary for flood relief
Hyderabad, Oct 23 (IANS) Telangana government employees have decided to donate their one day's salary to support the relief measures launched by the state government for the victims of recent heavy rains and floods.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Sriram, Naren star in Andhra T20 cricket tournament
Anantapur (Andhra Pradesh), Oct 23 (IANS) M Sriram's unbeaten 60-ball 75 helped Warriors XI beat Champions XI by six wickets in the Andhra T20 cricket tournament here on Friday.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Sports,Cricket
Fire breaks out in Madurai firecracker unit, five killed
Madurai (Tamil Nadu), Oct 23 (IANS) At least five women labourers were killed and three others, including a man, were injured when a fire broke out at a firecracker unit in Tamil Nadu's Madurai on Friday, police said.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Telangana to strengthen Agriculture Dept with Marketing Division
Hyderabad, Oct 23 (IANS) The Telangana government on Friday decided to strengthen the Agriculture Department by creating two divisions, one to take care of irrigation, power, fertiliser and seeds, and the second to focus on marketing.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Business/Economy,Politics
Curran played a 'very crucial knock for CSK', says Raina
Sharjah, Oct 23 (IANS) Chennai Super Kings (CSK) all-rounder Sam Curran on Friday garnered praise from Suresh Raina after the 22-year-old England player's half-century dragged his team to 114/9 wickets at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium against Mumbai Indians.
2020-10-23
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
7 British Pakistanis detained in Paris for trying to run over cop
London, Oct 23 (IANS) Seven British citizens of Pakistani descent were detained in connection with an attempted 'hit and run' of a police officer outside the Israeli Embassy in Paris.
2020-10-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,National
Three involved in fake loan racket arrested by EOW
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) A racket involving officials of a non-banking financial company (NBFC) and their accomplices involved in disbursing loans on fake documents has been busted.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Cornered in Life Mission case, Kerala CPI-M mulls to gag CBI
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 23 (IANS) Cornered by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in the 'Life Mission' case, the pet project of Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, the ruling CPI-M in Kerala has expressed its desire to see if the state, like West Bengal and a few other states, can decide to stop the premier probe agency from investigating cases in Kerala.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Face recognition system helps locate missing minor
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) The Delhi Police have traced one of the three boys who went missing three years ago through the face recognition system of an e-Beat Book.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Curran's 52 pulls listless CSK to 114/9
Sharjah, Oct 23 (IANS) Sam Curran's 52 pulled a listless Chennai Super Kings to 114/9 wickets as they struggled to keep up with Mumbai Indians' bowlers led by a clinical Trent Boult in an Indian Premier League (IPL) match here on Friday. Boult recorded figures of 4/18.
2020-10-23
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Nestle India's Jul-Sep net profit falls 1.4%, revenue rises
Mumbai, Oct 23 (IANS) Nestle India on Friday reported 1.37 per cent decline in its net profit, on a year-on-year basis, for the July-September quarter, at Rs 587.09 crore.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
After successful angioplasty, Kapil eager to play golf (2nd Ld)
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Kapil Dev, India's first World Cup-winning cricket captain who underwent a successful emergency coronary angioplasty here, is hale and hearty and already thinking of getting to the golf course for another round.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Telangana CM orders interim review of budget in view of Covid
Hyderabad, Oct 23 (IANS) Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao on Friday directed officials to undertake an interim review of the state's budget for 2020-2021, as there was a major cut in funds from the Centre following the coronavirus pandemic.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Sexist expressions galore in MP ahead of crucial bypolls
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) While sending across his Durga Puja greetings on Thursday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had said that women in the country must be given the respect people give to Goddess Durga.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
India's foreign exchange reserves rises by $3.615 bn
Mumbai, Oct 23 (IANS) India's foreign exchange reserves rose $3.615 billion during the week ended October 16.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Yes Bank logs net profit of Rs 129 cr in Jul-Sep quarter
Mumbai, Oct 23 (IANS) Yes Bank on Friday reported a net profit of Rs 129 crore for the July-September quarter.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Biocon's regulatory affairs official fined for insider trading
Mumbai, Oct 23 (IANS) The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has found an employee of Biocon Ltd guilty of violating norms prohibiting insider trading.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
JADE's latest launch caters to millennial bride
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANSlife) Designer duo Monica and Karishma of JADE held a virtual launch of their latest collection 'The New School of Bride' on Day 3 of the ongoing digital edition of the Lakme Fashion Week.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Who is Murari Lal Jalan, the 'mysterious' buyer of Jet Airways?
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) The consortium of Kalrock Capital and Murari Lal Jalan won the bid to revive Jet Airways but not much is known about how Jalan made his riches and how he plans to revive the airline.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Eisha Singh: Pyaar Tune Kya Kiya 11 shows what love means to youth
Mumbai, Oct 23 (IANS) Actress Eisha Singh says the new season of Pyaar Tune Kya Kiya showcases what love means in the lives of youth.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Will work with JPC to set record straight on data privacy: Amazon
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Amazon, which has refused to appear before a joint parliamentary committee (JPC) next week, said on Friday that its position on the Personal Data Protection Bill 2019 has been "misconstrued" and the e-commerce giant would work with "the JPC to set the record straight".
2020-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology
FATF retains Pak on grey list, Pak FM calls it 'defeat for India'
Islamabad, Oct 23 (IANS) Pakistan's hopes of satisfying the global watchdog on terror financing and money laundering, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), were dashed on Friday as the global body ruled against taking Pakistan off the 'grey list' and gave Islamabad time till February 2021 to comply with its 27-point action plan.
2020-10-23
Category: International, Pakistan,Diplomacy,Politics
Hopes of healthy festive sales season lifts market, auto stocks rise (Roundup)
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Expectations of healthy festive sales season, along with those for a stimulus package, lifted the Indian equity markets on Friday.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Bigg Boss 14: Here's a peek into Salman Khan's chalet
Mumbai, Oct 23 (IANS) While the Bigg Boss house has always been a topic of hot discussion among fans, a highlight in the ongoing season 14 is the chalet that has been specially set up for show host Salman Khan.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Only India and China insulated from wealth erosion due to Covid-19
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) India and China are the two only major countries that remain insulated from the erosion of wealth due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National
Subuhii Joshii on working with 'down to earth' Brijendra Kala, Atul Srivastava
Mumbai, Oct 23 (IANS) Actress Subuhii Joshii of Splitsvilla fame is having a good time working with veteran actors Brijendra Kala and Atul Srivastava.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Sonali Bendre convinced me to take up acting: Nikki Sharma
Mumbai, Oct 23 (IANS) Actress Nikki Sharma credits Bollywood actress Sonali Bendre for her rising career in television.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Shweta Mahadik on quitting 'Guddan': Right time to move forward
Mumbai, Oct 23 (IANS) Actress Shweta Mahadik has left the show Guddan Tumse Na Ho Payega, and says she is now looking for bigger and lucrative avenues.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Ankur Tewari debuts as a host on TV
Mumbai, Oct 23 (IANS) Composer Ankur Tewari is all set to debut as a host on the small screen with the third edition of MTV Sound Trippin.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Indian housing market expected to show resilience: Report
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) While the coronavirus pandemic has severely hit the real estate sector, the Indian housing market is likely to show resilience in the coming months, according to a survey by 360 Realtors.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Seven houses gutted in Himachal fire
Shimla, Oct 23 (IANS) Seven wooden houses were gutted in a fire in Himachal Pradesh's Kinnaur district on Friday, police said. However, there were no casualties.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Jacqueline Fernandez gears up to live out of suitcases
Mumbai, Oct 23 (IANS) Actress Jacqueline Fernandez will be living out of suitcases soon.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Cong, BJP in K'taka cross swords over vaccine promise
Bengaluru, Oct 23 (IANS) Taking serious exception to the BJP's poll promise in Bihar of providing free Covid vaccine if the party is voted to power, the Congress in Karnataka termed the saffron party as "Opportunist BJP" while the Karnataka BJP countered it by asking the Congress to "remove hate Modi glasses" and know the difference between governance and poll promise.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Bigg Boss should bring back commoner-celeb combo: Ajay Singh Chaudhary
Mumbai, Oct 23 (IANS) Actor Ajay Singh Chaudhary, who was recently seen in the web series Crackdown, is catching up on the reality television show Bigg Boss. He says the show hosted by superstar Salman Khan, should bring back the commoner-celeb combination.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
'Polio networks bolster Covid response in WHO's SE Asia Region'
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Applying strategies from the polio eradication programme, the polio networks in WHO's South-East Asia Region are helping strengthen core public health response measures to contain the Covid-19 pandemic, a WHO official said on Friday.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Ganguly's BCCI team completes one year, crippled by Corona
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) The Sourav Ganguly-headed dispensation, a combination of four groups within the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), completed one year in power on Friday. But except for the conduct of the Indian Premier League (IPL), they don't have many achievements to show, thanks to Covid pandemic that ate up seven of their 12 months.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Raftaar denounces Covid misinformation with new single
Mumbai, Oct 23 (IANS) Rapper Raftaar has come out with a new single, Mask on, with an aim to combat the increasing spread of misinformation about Covid-19.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
CSK captain Dhoni brings in youngsters, to no avail
Sharjah, Oct 23 (IANS) After being criticised for not giving enough opportunities to youngsters, Chennai Super Kings (CSK) skipper MS Dhoni brought in young batsmen Ruturaj Gaekwad and N Jagadeesan only to see his team's batting order hit a new low against Mumbai Indians (MI) here on Friday.
2020-10-23
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Bhumi Pednekar starts preparing for Badhaai Do
Mumbai, Oct 23 (IANS) Actress Bhumi Pednekar has started preparing for her character in Badhaai Do, co-starring Rajkummar Rao.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
CBI books Manipur official in disproportionate asset case
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) said on Friday that it has booked a Senior Accountant working in Accountant General's office in Manipur in a disproportionate assets case and seized Rs 54.45 lakh and gold ornaments worth Rs 32.89 lakh during searches.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Government imposes stock limit on onion to moderate prices
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Against the backdrop of the price rise observed since the second week of September, the Central government on Friday imposed a stock limit on onion with immediate effect to moderate its prices and availability in the retail market.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Politics
Volcanic activity effect spotted on Jupiter's moon Io
New York, Oct 23 (IANS) Astronomers have for the first time observed direct effect of volcanic activity on the atmosphere of Jupiter's moon Io.
2020-10-23
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
CBI registers POCSO case over sale of child sexual abuse content
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has registered a case under POCSO and Information Technology ACt against a Delhi-based man and unknown others for sale of child sexual abuse material through mobile applications, officials said on Friday.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
DC looking to put campaign back on track against KKR (IPL Match Preview 42)
Abu Dhabi, Oct 23 (IANS/GloFans) Table-toppers Delhi Capitals (DC) will aim to return on the winning path when they face fourth-placed Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in the 42nd match of the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL) at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium here on Saturday.
2020-10-23
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
ED summons Punjab CM's son in forex case
Chandigarh, Oct 23 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has summoned Raninder Singh, the son of Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh, in connection with its probe against him for alleged forex contraventions and holding untaxed foreign assets.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Pakistan fails to get off FATF 'grey list'
New Delhi/Paris, Oct 23 (IANS) In yet another major setback, Pakistan on Friday failed to get off the 'grey list' of Financial Action Task Force (FATF), the global watchdog for terror-funding and money laundering.
2020-10-23
Category: International, India,National,Politics
586 more test corona positive in J&K, active cases 7,842
Srinagar, Oct 23 (IANS) As many as 586 more persons tested coronavirus positive in Jammu and Kashmir on Friday, taking its total tally to 90,752 and active cases to 7,842.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
After Scindia-Pilot saga, Cong trying to placate Punjab leaders
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Wiser after the exit of Jyotiraditya Scindia and much-hyped revolt by Sachin Pilot, the Congress is now trying to put its house in order in Punjab and has directed the Congress affairs incharge Harish Rawat to iron out differences between the warring state leaders.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Will hoist tricolour once flag of erstwhile J&K is restored: Mehbooba Mufti
Srinagar, Oct 23 (IANS) Lashing out at the Centre, former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) President Mehbooba Mufti said on Friday that she won't raise any other flag till the flag of the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir is restored.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Shukla reprimands SRH, RR for bringing in regionalism in banter
Dubai, Oct 23 (IANS) Former IPL Governing Council (GC) chairman Rajeev Shukla said that Rajasthan Royals (RR) and SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) using regional and cultural symbols like food during friendly banter on social media is "not appropriate for the spirit of the game".
2020-10-23
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Potable water, groundwater wastage or misuse now punishable offence in India (Ld)
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) In a landmark development in the history of groundwater preservation in the country, wastage and misuse of potable water or groundwater will, henceforth, be a punishable offence, with the Central Ground Water Authority issuing a notification directing civic bodies to evolve a compliance mechanism with coercive measures for violations.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
SBI Card's bad loans surge amid pandemic
Mumbai, Oct 23 (IANS) Amid financial stress among borrowers in view of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, SBI Cards and Payments reported a rise in its gross non-performing assets (NPA) during the quarter ended September.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Hindu Rao Hospital docs begin hunger strike over unpaid salaries
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Resident Doctors of the North Delhi Municipal Committee Medical College and Hindu Rao Hospital on Friday began an indefinite hunger strike against non-payment of salaries.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
7 held for betting on IPL match in Gurugram
Gurugram, Oct 23 (IANS) The Crime Branch of Gurugram Police has arrested seven men on charges of online betting on an IPL match between Rajasthan Royals and Sunrisers Hyderabad.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Eknath Khadse joins NCP - with a veiled warning to BJP
Mumbai, Oct 23 (IANS) Senior Maharashtra politician Eknath G. Khadse on Friday formally joined the Nationalist Congress Party with a veiled warning to the Bharatiya Janata Party, of whose he was a devoted and diligent member for four decades.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Transmission of past policy actions to help ease financial conditions, RBI Guv said in MPC meet
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) The ongoing transmission of past monetary policy actions would help ease financial conditions further, RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das had said during the previous monetary policy committee meet.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Worn-out track due to AFL ties may force ODIs out of Gabba: Report
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) A turf worn out due to a long and delayed Australian Football League (AFL) -- Australian rules football -- season in Brisbane's Gabba has emerged an issue ahead of the planned matches between India and Australia, according to the Australian media.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Bigg Boss 14: Jaan triggers fight between Pavitra Punia and Rahul Vaidya
Mumbai, Oct 23 (IANS) Bigg Boss 14 contestants Pavitra Punia and Rahul Vaidya will be seen in a heated fight in the upcoming episode of the reality TV show. Acting as a catalyst to trigger the spat will be Jaan Kumar Sanu.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
MI win toss, choose to bowl against CSK
Sharjah, Oct 23 (IANS) Mumbai Indians (MI) won the toss and chose to bowl against the Chennai Super Kings (CSK) at the Sharjah International Stadium on Friday. MI are without captain Rohit Sharma due to a hamstring injury and Kieron Pollard is leading the side in his absence.
2020-10-23
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
NCB to take diplomatic route to bring back couple jailed in Doha for smuggling drugs 'unintentionally'
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) will take the diplomatic route to bring back a Muslim couple from Qatar, who were arrested there on charges of smuggling drugs after it was found that they "unitnetionally" carried the drugs in their baggage, which were put there by their relative in the garb of tobacco or 'zarda'. The relative had provided the couple with a honeymoon package.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diaspora,Diplomacy
Mirzapur 2 actor Anjum Sharma took 4 months bulk up for fight scenes
Mumbai, Oct 23 (IANS) Actor Anjum Sharma took almost four months to prepare for his fight sequences in the web series, Mirzapur 2.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Centre borrows, transfers Rs 6,000 cr to 16 states for GST compensation
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) The Central government on Friday said that it borrowed and transferred Rs 6,000 crore as first tranche to 16 states on account of GST compensation under the special borrowing window.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Comedy Couple director glad that the film has clicked
Mumbai, Oct 23 (IANS) The film Comedy Couple released on OTT this week, and has garnered positive response from critics as well as the audience. Director Nachiket Samant is happy, especially because, as he recalls, he was the last person to come on board for the project.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
HC stays Delhi govt order to pay teachers from student funds
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Friday stayed the city government order which had directed that outstanding salaries of teaching and non-teaching staff of 12 colleges, which are fully funded by it, be paid out of the Student Society Fund (SSF).
2020-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Immigration/Law/Rights
Taiwan becomes China's biggest headache in the Indo-Pacific
New Delhi, Oct 23 Taken aback by the high-octane riposte to its muscle flexing in the Indo-Pacific, including Taiwan, especially by India and the United States, Chinas propaganda machinery has now gone into overdrive.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National
KXIP eye another clinical show against SRH (IPL Match Preview 42)
Dubai, Oct 23 (IANS/GloFans) After three consecutive wins, Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) have managed to remain afloat in the Indian Premier League (IPL). The KL Rahul-led side will now face a stern test when they take on fifth-placed SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) in the 43rd contest of the season here on Saturday.
2020-10-23
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Ahead of Bihar polls, Cong demands White Paper on demonitisation
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Just five days ahead of the first phase of elections to the Bihar Assembly, the Congress on Friday again raked up the 2016 demonetisation, dubbing it "notebadli and not notebandi" and demanding a White Paper by the Centre on the issue.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Amid Covid spread, rain dampens Durga Puja spirit in NE
Guwahati/Agartala, Oct 23 (IANS) Amid Covid-19 spread, the five-day long Durga Puja festivity was dampened by rain across the northeastern region.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Assam,National,Religion
J&K LG salutes sacrifices of 6K personnel, calls for monitoring of social media
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmirs Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha has described radicalization of the valleys young generation as a major security concern and a livestream of terrorism.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National
Kareena's wish for b'day girl Malaika: Gluten-free bread, tiny drop of gin, lots of yoga
Mumbai, Oct 23 (IANS) Actress Kareena Kapoor Khan on Friday posted a birthday message for her buddy Malaika Arora, who turned 47.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Hopeful of quick revival of India's aviation sector: Airbus South Asia President (IANS Special)
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Strong local fundamentals will aide the revival of India's aviation sector, believes Airbus South Asia President, Remi Maillard.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Malaika turns 47: Happy birthday my fool, says Arjun Kapoor
Mumbai, Oct 23 (IANS) Malaika Arora celebrated her 47th birthday on Friday, and rumoured boyfriend Arjun Kapoor had a mushy post on Instagram for her.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Thackeray announces Rs 10,000 cr aid for Maha flood victims
Mumbai, Oct 23 (IANS) The Maharashtra government on Friday announced an immediate relief package of Rs 10,000 crore for the victims of the recent floods that hit large parts of western Maharashtra and Marathwada, claiming around 50 lives.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Elli AvrRam makes a 'sexy' declaration
Mumbai, Oct 23 (IANS) Swedish-Greek actress Elli AvrRam posted a picture of removing facial hair and made a point to declare she is sexy both ways.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Addams Family might return to small screen
Los Angeles, Oct 23 (IANS) A live action TV series of Addams Family is in the works.
2020-10-23
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
Huawei reports 9.9% revenue growth in first 3 quarters of 2020
Shenzhen (China), Oct 23 (IANS) Huawei on Friday said that it generated a revenue of 671.3 billion yuan ($98.57 billion) in the first three quarters of this year, an increase of 9.9 per cent over the same period last year.
2020-10-23
Category: International, China,Business/Economy,Technology
Kejriwal lays foundation for LNJP hospital's new 1,500 bed wing
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday laid the foundation stone of a 1,500 bed new wing at the Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Narayan (LNJP) Hospital, in a step towards providing high-quality healthcare amenities in the national capital.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Glomerular diseases linked to higher cardiovascular problems
Toronto, Oct 23 (IANS) Adults with glomerular diseases, which affect the kidney's filtering units where blood is cleaned, face high risk of developing heart problems, warned researchers.
2020-10-23
Category: International, Canada,Health/Medicine
Father, daughter washed away in Chittoor stream
Chittoor (Andhra Pradesh), Oct 23 (IANS) A man and his daughter died after they were washed away in a stream while returning from a wedding in Andhra Pradesh's Chittoor district in the intervening night of Thursday and Friday.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Chirag Paswan thanks Modi for his homage to Ram Vilas
Patna, Oct 23 (IANS) After Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid homage to late Union Minister and Lok Janshakti Party leader Ram Vilas Paswan at a Bihar rally on Friday, the latter's son Chirag Paswan said he become emotional and thanked him for the gesture.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Buy 4 Samsung products in one combined EMI in 1,000 cities
Gurugram, Oct 23 (IANS) In a bid to help offline stores in the pandemic times, Samsung on Friday said it has readied neighbourhood retail stores across 1,000 cities in the country for the festive season, where a new finance scheme will allow consumers to buy up to four products and pay just one combined EMI.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Haryana,Technology
Amarinder Singh hits out at BJP for 'dividing society'
Chandigarh, Oct 23 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Friday charged the BJP with trying to divide society on caste lines to promote their political interests, and asserted that he would not allow them to impose their "vicious agenda" on the state.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Nayanthara's 'Mookuthi Aman' set for OTT release
Mumbai, Oct 23 (IANS) The Tamil devotional drama, Mookuthi Aman, starring Nayanthara, has been confirmed for a digital release.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion,Lifestyle/Fashion
GKPD holds protest rally in Washington
Washington, Oct 23 (IANS) The Global Kashmiri Pandit Diaspora (GKPD) and other community organisations held a protest rally in front of the Embassy of Pakistan in Washington to mark the 73rd anniversary of Pakistan's first brutal cross-border aggression in Jammu and Kashmir.
2020-10-23
Category: International, United States,National,Diaspora
Army chief to visit Nepal in bid to improve strained relations
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Indian Army chief, Gen Manoj Mukund Naravane, will be visiting Nepal for two days early in November in a bid to strengthen the bilateral relationship that was undergoing through a rough patch.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Kapil Dev has successful emergency coronary angioplasty: Fortis Hospital (Ld)
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Indias first World Cup-winning cricket captain Kapil Dev, 61, underwent a successful emergency coronary angioplasty at the Fortis-Escorts Heart Institute Hospital in south Delhi, the hospital confirmed in a statement on Friday evening.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Scarlett Johansson, Oscar winner filmmaker Sebastian Lelio unite for sci-fi drama
Los Angeles, Oct 23 (IANS) Hollywood star Scarlett Johansson will star in and produce the science-fiction drama, Bride, to be directed by Chilean writer-director Sebastian Lelio.
2020-10-23
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
No air travel this IPL brings smile on Morris' face
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Being put up at one place throughout an entire Indian Premier League (IPL) season can be boring but it certainly is saving players from the exhaustion caused by travelling whenever the tournament is staged in India.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Two of a kind, Steyn and Morris enjoy each other's company at RCB
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) all-rounder Chris Morris is enjoying his time with compatriot Dale Steyn in the team camp.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Miley Cyrus to release seventh album on November 27
Los Angeles, Oct 23 (IANS) Pop star Miley Cyrus will unveil her seventh album, Plastic Hearts, on November 27. The singer made the announcement on Instagram.
2020-10-23
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
New tool can diagnose stroke with a smartphone
New York, Oct 23 (IANS) A new tool created by researchers could diagnose a stroke based on abnormalities in a patient's speech ability and facial muscular movements, and with the accuracy -- all within minutes from an interaction with a smartphone
2020-10-23
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Torchbearer Mahbubul Hoque turns guiding force for northeast edupreneurs
Guwahati, Oct 23 (IANS) Mahbubul Hoque, who has set up eight mega educational institutions and a university in 19 years, has turned out to be a guiding light for scores of people in northeast India.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Assam,National
Preity Zinta: Missing those carefree days when pandemics were in history books
Mumbai, Oct 23 (IANS) Actress Preity Zinta misses the days when pandemic was a word in textbooks and safety was taken for granted.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Sivasankar's bail: HC reserves order, says no arrest till Oct 28
Kochi, Oct 23 (IANS) The Kerala High Court on Friday reserved its order on an anticipatory bail plea filed by now-suspended IAS officer M Sivasankar in the gold smuggling case and will pronounce it on October 28.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
RBI Central Board takes stock of the economy
Mumbai, Oct 23 (IANS) The Central Board of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Friday reviewed the current economic situation, continued global and domestic challenges and various areas of operations of the bank.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Nucleya opens up on collaboration with Jamaican-American trio Major Lazer
Mumbai, Oct 23 (IANS) Electronic music producer and DJ Nucleya has joined forces with global dance music trio Major Lazer. He says it was always his dream to create a song with Major Lazer, comprising producer Diplo, and deejays Walshy Fire and Ape Drums.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
TCS, Wipro set the tone as cash-rich cos announce Rs 27,558 cr of buybacks
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Buybacks are seeing a strong trend with cash-rich companies, led by IT giants TCS and Wipro, announce buybacks worth Rs 27,588 crore to reward shareholders by returning excess cash on the balance sheets.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Kangana Ranaut takes a jibe at Aamir Khan
Mumbai, Oct 23 (IANS) Days after a complaint was filed against her for spreading hate, actress Kangana Ranaut on Friday said she is ready to go to jail. She also revived the intolerance row, this time targeting actor Aamir Khan.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Prabhas turns 41: Wishes pour in from fans, friends, colleagues
Chennai, Oct 23 (IANS) Telugu superstar Prabhas turned 41 on Friday, and wishes poured in from industry colleagues, friends and fans alike.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion,Lifestyle/Fashion
Prabhas turns 41: Makers unveil musical motion poster of actor's next
Hyderabad, Oct 23 (IANS) Telugu superstar Prabhas turned 41 on Friday, and the makers of his upcoming release, Radhe Shyam, unveiled a musical motion poster of the film.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion,Lifestyle/Fashion
Mumbai police book top Republic TV editorial staff for defamation
Mumbai, Oct 23 (IANS) In a major development, the Mumbai Police on Friday lodged an FIR against several staffers of Republic TV news channel on charges of defamation and inciting "disaffection" against the Police Department.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Media,Politics
Four-year old adopts Al-Dabra Giant Tortoise at Hyderabad Zoo
Hyderabad, Oct 23 (IANS) A four-year-old boy has adopted a female Al-Dabra Giant Tortoise at the Nehru Zoological Park (NZP), Hyderabad for a period of one year.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
Mi India sells 50 lakh smartphones in 7-day festive sales
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Smartphone brand Mi India on Friday said it has sold 50 lakh handsets during the seven-day festive sales across Amazon, Flipkart and mi.com platforms.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
2 CISF companies to be on duty during RR Nagara bypoll
Bengaluru, Oct 23 (IANS) Two companies of CISF will be deployed in Rajarajeshwari Nagara Assembly constituency during the November 3 bypolls along with Sira constituency in Tumkuru in the state.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Faulty military equipment raises questions over China's tech prowess
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) China is fifth-largest exporter of weapon systems, after the US, Russia, France and Germany, but much of its equipment sold to various countries is defective, say sources in intelligence agencies.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Google Docs surpasses 100 crore installs on Play Store
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) The Android app of Google Docs, a Cloud-based word processor that comes free with every Google account, has hit 100 crore installs on the Play Store.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Amazon refuses, FB's Ankhi Das appears before Parl panel on data privacy
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) In a surprise move, Amazon has refused to appear before a joint committee of the Parliament next week, that is looking into the Personal Data Protection Bill, 2019 which empowers the government to ask companies for both anonymous personal and non-personal data. The e-retailer giant is scheduled to appear before the committee on October 28.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Technology
Flood-hit Karnataka seeks Rs 10,000 crore aid from Centre
Bengaluru, Oct 23 (IANS) Karnataka sought Rs 10,000 crore special package from the Central government for relief and rehabilitation works in dozen flood-hit districts across the state, an official said on Friday.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
White House, Twitter deny Trump's account was hacked
San Francisco, Oct 23 (IANS) The White House and Twitter have denied that a Dutch cyber security researcher broke into his account using the password 'maga2020!'
2020-10-23
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Defence/Security
Manoj Bajpayee would take 4 hours to get his look right for Suraj Pe Mangal Bhari
Mumbai, Oct 23 (IANS) It would take actor Manoj Bajapayee over four hours to get ready for his numerous avatars in the upcoming film, Suraj Pe Mangal Bhai.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Consuming dietary soy may reduce dementia risk: Study
New York, Oct 23 (IANS) Researchers have found that metabolite produced following consumption of dietary soy may decrease a key risk factor for dementia--with the help of the right bacteria.
2020-10-23
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Railways receives 2.4 cr applications for 1.4L posts
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) The Railways said that around 2.4 crore candidtates have applied for 1.4 lakh vacancies in Indian Railways for various categories of staff to be hired by the Railway Recruitment Boards (RRBs).
2020-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
FIDC urges RBI to allow NBFCs avail 'On-Tap TLTRO' scheme
Mumbai, Oct 23 (IANS) The Finance Industry Development Council (FIDC) has urged Reserve Bank of India Governor Shaktikanta Das to bring NBFCs under the ambit of the "On-Tap Targeted Long-term Repo Operations" (TLTRO) and allow them to benefit from the scheme.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Startups, SMEs most vulnerable in India to cyberattacks: Report
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Startups and small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) remain the most vulnerable segment in India when it comes to cyberattacks, said a new eBook report.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,Technology,Defence/Security
Ryan Reynolds on casting his vote for first time in the US
Los Angeles, Oct 23 (IANS) Hollywood star Ryan Reynolds confessed on social media that he has cast his vote in the US for the first time. However, it was the footwear fetish his wife, actress Blake Lively, revealed in the image that made the post viral.
2020-10-23
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
Delhi court pulls up Tihar for confining Umar Khalid in cell
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) A Delhi court on Friday extended the judicial custody of former Jawaharlal Nehru University student Umar Khalid and research scholar Sharjeel Imam till November 20 in connection with the Delhi riots case, while also pulling up the Tihar Jail Superintendent for not allowing Khalid to step out of cell.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
3 killed as vehicle plunges into gorge in J&K district
Jammu, Oct 23 (IANS) Three persons were killed and eight injured on Friday in a road accident in Jammu and Kashmir's hilly Doda district.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Dudhwa to reopen from November 1 with Covid restrctions
Lakhimpur Kheri, Oct 23 (IANS) The Dudhwa Tiger Reserve (DTR) is all set to reopen from November 1, almost 15 days ahead of its schedule, with Covid restrictions.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
Treat plea seeking ban on cracker, effigy burning as representation: Delhi HC
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Friday asked the authorities to treat as representation a plea seeking directions to the appropriate departments of the Centre and Delhi government to take immediate and appropriate steps to ban burning of effigies and fire-crackers in Delhi during Dussehra in light of the Covid-19 pandemic.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Mira Nair's Monsoon Wedding musical to open in India in 2021
Los Angeles, Oct 23 (IANS) The stage musical version of Monsoon Wedding by Mira Nair will open in India next year.
2020-10-23
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Andhra school head held for taking bribe to issue certificates
Penugonda (Andhra Pradesh), Oct 23 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh's Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) officials have arrested a village school headmaster for demanding a bribe of Rs 10,000 to issue duplicate certificates to an old student, ACB officials said on Friday.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Get well soon paaji: Cricket fraternity wishes Kapil Dev speedy recovery
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) The cricket fraternity on Friday took to social media to wish speedy recovery to 1983 World Cup-winning Indian captain Kapil Dev who has undergone an angioplasty.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Radhika Madan hits Shaktiman mode
Mumbai, Oct 23 (IANS) Actress Radhika Madan, who is known for the funny captions she gives to her social media posts, has made a hilarious revelation.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
NCP lays red carpet for ex-BJP leader Eknath Khadse, others
Mumbai, Oct 23 (IANS) Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) President Sharad Pawar on Friday formally inducted senior politician Eknath Khadse and many other leaders, who quit the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday, into the party fold.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Women snatchers on prowl among Navratri crowds, 5 held in Delhi
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) If you a devotee visiting temples in Delhi on Navratris, beware of women snatchers on the prowl among the milling crowds at such places, as Delhi Police have so far arrested five such criminals in the past two days.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Badshah suffers sunburn while holidaying in Maldives
Mumbai, Oct 23 (IANS) Rapper Badshah on Friday shared a picture of the sunburn he recent got on his face while vacationing in Maldives.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
K'taka to reopen degree colleges after Nov 17
Bengaluru, Oct 23 (IANS) The Karnataka government has decided to reopen diploma and degree colleges including engineering colleges after November 17 that were shut after Covid pandemic outbreak since March.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Education
Delhi HC grants bail to Delhi riots accused Faizan Khan
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Friday granted bail to Faizan Khan, the man who supplied SIM card to Delhi riots accused and Jamia scholar Asif Iqbal Tanha, after observing that invocation of UAPA against him was based on nothing but "bald statements".
2020-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
PPE suits, masks dumped by film shoot crew in Goa village
Panaji, Oct 23 (IANS) The Goa government's Entertainment Society of Goa (ESG) on Friday issued a show-cause notice to a local line producer, engaged by a Mumbai-based Bollywood production house for a film shoot, for dumping the PPE suits and other protective medical gear, used during a film shoot in a public waste bin in a beach village, earlier this week.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Goa,National
Sushant case: Sapna Pabbi reacts to reports that she is missing
Mumbai, Oct 23 (IANS) Actress Sapna Pabbi has quashed reports claiming that she has gone missing after being summoned by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) as part of investigations into the Sushant Singh Rajput death case.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
AISAM likely to take key decisions on Air India divestment on Saturday
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) The Centre's top group of ministers looking into Air India divestment is slated to meet on Saturday with the agenda ranging from extending the process to allowing greater debt re-structuring.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
BSP's 2022 push, to broaden its base in other castes
Lucknow, Oct 23 (IANS) The Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) is now focussing on a massive membership drive in Uttar Pradesh.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Want jungle raj or sushasan? Modi asks audience at Bhagalpur rally
Bhagalpur, Oct 23 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday asked the voters in Bihar whether they wanted 'jungle raj' (lawlessness) or 'sushasan' (good governance) in the state.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Pulkit Samrat: Important to keep the grey in a character alive
Mumbai, Oct 23 (IANS) Actor Pulkit Samrat plays a grey character in his upcoming release Taish. He says he seized the opportunity because he had never tried such a role before and felt it could be an enriching experience to be bad on screen.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
IPL: Ben Stokes's failure with the bat hurting RR bowling
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Ben Stokes's failure with the bat is affecting Rajasthan Royals in more ways than one.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
We're customising data storage for Indians: Western Digital
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) As work from home triggered the need for storing and managing data effectively especially for those who are not on Cloud, storage solutions major Western Digital said on Friday that it is continuously introducing customised and purpose-built solutions based on the latest technology for consumers and enterprises in India.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Wastage of underground potable water to be punishable offence
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Wastage and misuse of potable water and groundwater will, henceforth, be a punishable offence in India.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Neha Kakkar and Rohanpreet's mehndi pictures go viral
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) The pre-wedding ceremonies of singers Neha Kakkar and Rohanpreet Singh have started, with pictures of the mehndi and haldi rituals going viral on Friday.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Tejashwi steps into Lalu's shoes to spearhead RJD poll campaign
New Delhi/Patna, Oct 23 (IANS) With his father and former Chief Minister Lalu Prasad away from the Bihar Assembly elections for the first time in over 40 years, his son and RJD leader Tejashwi has stepped in effortlessly in the former's shoes to spearhead his party's campaign.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
'Delhi Metro-SBI Card' a credit-cum-smart card launched
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) in association with the SBI Card, on Friday launched the 'Delhi Metro-SBI Card', a multipurpose credit card for the benefit of the Delhi Metro commuters.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
US court orders Uber, Lyft to classify drivers as employees
San Francisco, Oct 23 (IANS) California's court of appeals has ordered ride-hailing company Uber and Lyft to classify their drivers as employees.
2020-10-23
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Immigration/Law/Rights
Dazzling fielding efforts in IPL 2020 so far
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) While T20 is said to be tailor-made for batsmen, bowlers and fielders do have important roles to play. Like previous seasons, Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 has also witnessed some of the finest acrobatic efforts on the field in the 40 matches that have been played so far.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Kapil Dev undergoes successful angioplasty, now stable
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Indias first World Cup-winning cricket captain Kapil Dev has undergone a successful angioplasty at a south Delhi hospital, a senior doctor confirmed on Friday.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Health/Medicine,Cricket
Bihar polls: Chidambaram mocks BJP on 19 lakh-job promise
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) A day after the Bharatiya Janata Party promised 19 lakh jobs and free Covid vaccine in its manifesto for Bihar polls, the Congress attacked the BJP on Friday for being critical of the 10 lakh-job promise made by the Rashtriya Janata Dal.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
A Suitable Boy: Overwhelmed by the odds (IANS Review; Rating: * * and 1/2)
A Suitable Boy (series streaming on Netflix); Cast: Tabu, Ishaan Khatter, Tanya Maniktala, Rasika Dugal, Mahira Kakkar, Ram Kapoor, Vivaan Shah, Shahana Goswami, Namit Das, Manoj Pahwa, Aamir Bashir, Vijay Varma, Ranvir Shorey, Kulbhushan Kharbanda, Vinay Pathak, Randeep Hooda; Direction: Mira Nair; Rating * * and 1/2 (two and a half stars)
2020-10-23
Category: India, New Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
WhatsApp to add face unlock support on Android: Report
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) WhatsApp is reportedly preparing to bring support for face unlock feature on Android devices.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
China warns UK against offering citizenship to HK residents
Beijing, Oct 23 (IANS) China on Friday warned the UK against offering citizenship to Hong Kong residents and "immediately correct its mistakes" in order to avoid retaliatory measures.
2020-10-23
Category: International, China,Politics
Asprin use may cut death risk in severe Covid patients
New York, Oct 23 (IANS) Researchers have claimed that hospitalised Covid-19 patients who were taking a daily low-dose aspirin to protect against cardiovascular disease had a significantly lower risk of complications and death.
2020-10-23
Category: International, United States,National,Health/Medicine
Andhra CM wants drones for comprehensive land survey
Amaravati, Oct 23 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy has directed officials to use the best technology, including drones in conducting the comprehensive land survey in the state.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Modi compares 15-yr 'lawless rule' with NDA's development era (Ld)
Sasaram (Bihar) Oct 23 (IANS) Five days ahead of the first phase of Bihar Assembly elections, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said that the state's people cannot forget the "lawlessness" seen during the 15-year rule of the opposition (Rashtriya Janata Dal).
2020-10-23
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Punjab lynch mob attacks child rapist & his grandpa
Chandigarh, Oct 23 (IANS) A lynch mob went berserk on Friday and assaulted an accused and his grandfather, who were in police custody on charges of raping and burning a six-year-old girl of a migrant labourer in Punjab's Tanda town.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
WE Hub selects 89 start-ups for second cohort of 'Her&Now' programme
Hyderabad, Oct 23 (IANS) WE Hub, India's first state-led incubator to foster and promote women entrepreneurship, on Friday announced the selection of 89 start-ups for the second cohort of the 'Her&Now' programme.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Business/Economy
Bernie Sanders hoping to be part of Biden admin: Report
Washington, Oct 23 (IANS) Bernie Sanders, Senator from the US state of Vermont, has expressed hope to be a part of Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden's administration if the latter wins the November 3 election, a media report said citing informed sources.
2020-10-23
Category: International, United States,Politics
70% success rate in Goa with Remdesivir, plasma steroid treatment
Panaji, Oct 23 (IANS) Health authorities in Goa have achieved a 70 per cent success rate with the combination of antiviral Remdesivir, plasma and steroid treatment for Covid-19 patients, Health Minister Vishwajit Rane said on Friday and added that the state government would continue the successful treatment protocol.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Goa,National,Health/Medicine
Vivifi India aims to expand credit reach with FlexPay
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Vivifi India Finance expects to deepen its credit reach with the recently launched FlexPay and aims to bring credit access to those provided credit by banks and other large finance institutions.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Biden's national lead against Trump narrows to 4 points
Washington, Oct 23 (IANS) A new poll has revealed that Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden's national lead against US President Donald Trump has narrowed to four points with just 12 days remaining for the November 3 election.
2020-10-23
Category: International, United States,Politics
Punjab on alert as SFJ offers iPhone to students (IANS Exclusive)
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Banned secessionist group Sikhs For Justice (SFJ) has been continuously trying to woo people to support its anti-India agenda through different means. In its illegal exercise, the group has now offered iPhone-12 to students for raising Khalistan flag on October 31 -- the death anniversary of former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Terrorism
Airtel Africa's Jul-Sep net profit down 8.8%
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Airtel Africa on Friday reported a fall of 8.8 per cent in its net profit on a year on year (YoY) basis at $88 million for the quarter ended September.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Bids invited for building one of largest depot's in Sabarmati
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) The National High Speed Rail Corporation Limited (NHSRCL) said that it has invited bids for the preparatory works for the subsequent construction of the Sabarmati maintenance depot for the 508 km long Mumbai-Ahmedabad High Speed rail (MAHSR) corridor.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
ISL: Mumbai City FC sign goalkeeper Phurba Lachenpa
Mumbai, Oct 23 (IANS) Mumbai City FC on Friday announced the signing of goalkeeper Phurba Lachenpa ahead of the 2020-21 season of the Indian Super League (ISL). The 22-year-old joins the Islanders on a contract that will keep him at the club until 2024.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Football
Search operation for missing Indian-American professor to be revaluated
Washington, Oct 23 (IANS) Authorities have said that a search operation for an Indian-American professor who has been missing since October 12 after a hike to Mount Rainier in Washington state, will be revaluated on Friday due to harsh weather conditions in the area.
2020-10-23
Category: International, United States,Diaspora,Politics
Videos of packed Goa nightclubs are shameful: Minister
Panaji, Oct 23 (IANS) Districts Collectors in Goa have been directed to keep tabs on nightclubs and hotels, which do not follow social distancing norms and other government SOPs, Health Minister Vishwajit Rane said on Friday.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Goa,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Shun lantern, even poor now have electricity, says Modi
Gaya, Oct 23 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said that law and order was very poor in Bihar from the 1990s till 2005 and the state's present-day problems stemmed from those days, appealing to the voters to shun 'lantern' since electricity had reached every poor household in the state.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Increasing sleep time after trauma could ease ill effects: Study
Washington, Oct 23 (IANS) Increasing the amount of time spent asleep immediately after a traumatic experience may ease any negative consequences, say researchers.
2020-10-23
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
20 Afghan security personnel killed in Taliban attack
Kabul, Oct 23 (IANS) At least 20 Afghan security personnel were killed in a Taliban attack in Nimroz province, an official said on Friday.
2020-10-23
Category: International, Israel,Politics,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Digital protectionism would be harmful: FB warns EU leaders
San Francisco, Oct 23 (IANS) As the EU is about to produce a slew of new draft regulations, including a Digital Services Act covering everything from misinformation to app stores, Facebook's head of global affairs Nick Clegg has written an open letter warning policy makers that a shift towards digital protectionism would be self-defeating.
2020-10-23
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Power PPAs cannot be terminated during insolvency process
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) In a breather for bankrupt power generation companies, an insolvency tribunal has ruled that going concern status of such companies have to be maintained during the entire resolution process.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
No interim bail extension for 2,318 undertrials involved in heinous crimes
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) The Delhi High Court has recently ordered that there shall be no further extension of the interim bails granted to the 2,318 undertrial prisoners who were involved in heinous crimes.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Rajashree Birla dedicates homes for families of slain soldiers in Kolhapur
Mumbai, Oct 23 (IANS) Families of four slain soldiers from Sainik Takli and Kaulav village, Kolhapur district will now move one step closer to having a home of their own under Habitat for Heroes initiative, a housing project of the leading global non-profit organisation Habitat for Humanity.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Defence/Security,Human Interest/Society
Study finds molecular link between meat diet, cancer risk
Jerusalem, Oct 23 (IANS) An international team of researchers has identified a direct molecular link between meat and dairy diets and the development of antibodies in the blood that increase the chances of developing cancer.
2020-10-23
Category: International, Israel,Science/Tech,Health/Medicine
Corona milestone: Remdesivir 1st to receive FDA approval for Covid-19 treatment
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) The US Food and Drug Administration has approved the antiviral drug Veklury (remdesivir) for use in adult and pediatric patients 12 years of age and older and weighing at least 40 kilograms (about 88 pounds) for the treatment of COVID-19 requiring hospitalization.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
2 wildfires in Colorado could merge, warns experts
Denver, Oct 23 (IANS) Experts have warned that two wildfires currently raging in the US state of Colorado could merge resulting in one massive blaze.
2020-10-23
Category: International, United States,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
You will need Microsoft account to play Minecraft next year
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Mojang Studios, the game development studio behind Minecraft, has announced that starting early next year, all users of the game will have to get a Microsoft account in order to play.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Loss against Kings XI not a wake-up call for DC, says Rabada
Abu Dhabi, Oct 23 (IANS) One of Delhi Capitals' top performers this IPL season, pacer Kagiso Rabada believes their five-wicket defeat against Kings XI Punjab was not a "wake-up call" for the team.
2020-10-23
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
One-fourth of Delhi air 'severely' polluted
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Nine of the 36 pollution monitoring station in Delhi showed 'severe' air quality index on Friday, according to the Central Pollution Control Board's data.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
WeWork India strengthens leadership to boost growth
Bengaluru, Oct 23 (IANS) As workers continue to return to offices after lockdown, co-working major WeWork on Friday announced to strengthen its vision of attaining profitable and sustainable growth across all spaces through some key appointments in India.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy,Technology
Will US support extricate Sri Lanka from China's clutches?
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) US Secretary of State Mike Pompeos scheduled stopover at Colombo on October 28, after his meeting with the Indian foreign minister and defence minister in New Delhi, is expected to provide Sri Lanka an opportunity to work towards breaking free of Chinas domination over its economy.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Aditya Birla Fashion shares up 14% after Flipkart stake announcement
Mumbai, Oct 23 (IANS) Shares of Aditya Birla Fashion and Retail surged over 14 per cent on Friday afternoon after the company announced that Flipkart Investments Pvt Ltd will invest Rs 1,500 crore to pick up a stake of 7.8 per cent in the former.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Data protection: Parliament's joint panel summons FB, Twitter
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) A joint committee of Parliament on Friday issued summons to Facebook in order to seek its "oral evidence" on the issues of data protection and privacy. Twitter too is said to have been directed for appearance next week.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
'Myanmar has assured China of taking back Rohingya refugees'
Dhaka, Oct 23 (IANS) During a phone call, Bangladesh Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen was assured by his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi that Myanmar has assured Beijing of taking back Rohingya refugees currently sheltered in Cox's Bazar, it was announced on Friday.
2020-10-23
Category: International, Bangladesh,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
Telangana to recruit 20,000 for police force
Hyderabad, Oct 23 (IANS) Telangana Home Minister Mohammed Mehmood Ali on Friday said the state government will soon recruit 20,000 more people in the state police force to fill the vacancies.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Pak supported 1947 invasion of Kashmir still has victims in trauma
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) To settle matters, Pakistan has always used non-state actors and utilized power that flows from the barrel of a gun. Way back on October 22, 1947, Pakistan first unleashed tribesmen from the North West Frontier Province (NWFP) along with its army to foist a brutal war on the people of Jammu and Kashmir (J&K).
2020-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
No change in petrol and diesel prices
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Retail prices of petrol and diesel remained unchanged on Friday as softer global crude and product prices prevented Indian oil marketing companies from carrying out any revision in prices.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
B'desh court permits jailed rape convict, victim to marry
Dhaka, Oct 23 (IANS) The Bangladesh High Court has allowed the marriage of a man sentenced to life for rape and the victim, a media report said on Friday.
2020-10-23
Category: International, Bangladesh,Immigration/Law/Rights,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Was under pressure in 2010 Asiad to defend my Doha gold, says Advani
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) What makes an athlete special, the ability to lift one's game to a different level altogether when he or she is competing at the highest level. Ace cueist Pankaj Advani has revealed that he was under a lot of pressure to defend his gold medal at the 2010 Asian Games in Guangzhou.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Anurag Basu: Everyone in Ludo was my first choice
Mumbai, Oct 23 (IANS) Filmmaker Anurag Basu says every actor in his upcoming multistarrer film Ludo was his first choice, and he is glad that he did not have to make adjustments.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Lifestyle/Fashion
SRH batting hero Manish Pandey blossoms on return to No.3
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Manish Pandey on Thursday returned to the number three position in the SunRisers Hyderabad's batting line-up against Rajasthan Royals after being tried at number five in the previous IPL 2020 match without success.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Corona vaccine free for poor in MP: CM
Bhopal, Oct 23 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has announced that Covid-19 vaccine, when available, will be administered free of cost to the poor in the state.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
20th Amendment passed in SL Parliament
Colombo, Oct 23 (IANS) The 20th Amendment to the Sri Lankan Constitution, which will replace the 19th Amendment introduced in 2015 that curtailed the powers of the President, was passed in Parliament, the media reported on Friday.
2020-10-23
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
1,793 new corona cases in Odisha, death toll crosses 1,200-mark
Bhubaneswar, Oct 23 (IANS) Even as coronavirus cases in Odhisha continued to show a declining trend, the state's death toll surpassed the 1,200-mark when 18 more patients succumbed to the deadly virus in the last 24 hours, a health official said on Friday.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Orissa,National,Health/Medicine
SL Foreign Ministry temporarily suspends consular services
Colombo, Oct 23 (IANS) The Sri Lankan Foreign Ministry has decided to temporarily suspend all services offered by its Consular Affairs Division aimed at restricting the gathering of crowds amid the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.
2020-10-23
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Big B's ancestral village Babu Patti awaits his return eagerly
Pratapgarh (Uttar Pradesh) , Oct 23 (IANS) Do you know Babu Patti? It is a tiny village in Pratapgarh district of Uttar Pradesh, that these days is bustling with excitement. The local residents are on a cleaning spree, but it is not just the regular spring cleaning underway.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Human Interest/Society,Bollywood
Modi raises Galwan, Art 370 issues in first Bihar rally
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday raised the issue of deadly Galwan Valley clash between India and China troops, scrapping of Jammu and Kashmir state's special status, and even the Pulwama attack in order to woo Bihar voters ahead of the Assembly elections.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Daniel Pearl murder case adjourned for 4 weeks
Islamabad, Oct 23 (IANS) The Pakistan Supreme Court has adjourned the hearing of an appeal from the family of slain American journalist Daniel Pearl against the acquittal of the key accused in the 2002 murder, for four weeks.
2020-10-23
Category: International, Pakistan,Media,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights,Terrorism
Huawei announces new FreeBuds Studio headphones
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Huawei on Friday announced its first over-ear wireless headphones FreeBuds Studio.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Mayawati makes a point by fielding candidate for RS seat (Ld)
Lucknow, Oct 23 (IANS) Despite having an effective strength of merely 19 MLAs in the 403-member Uttar Pradesh Assembly, the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) has decided to field its national coordinator Ramji Gautam for the tenth Rajya Sabha seat from the state.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Intel reports 4% revenue drop in fiscal Q3
San Francisco, Oct 23 (IANS) Intel's fiscal third-quarter revenue reached $18.3 billion, down 4 per cent year-over-year as its data-centric revenue declined 10 per cent while PC-centric revenue was better than expected, up one per cent YoY, the company said.
2020-10-23
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Pak fines Turkish Airlines for violating SOPs
Islamabad, Oct 23 (IANS) The Pakistan government has imposed a fine of 100,000 PKR on Turkish Airlines for violating standard operating procedures (SOPs) enforced against the Covid-19 pandemic..
2020-10-23
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Shooting WC in 2008 was like redemption tournament for me: Narang
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Olympic bronze-medallist shooter Gagan Narang has revealed that the ISSF World Cup in 2008 was a redemption tournament for him.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
9 districts in Pak account for over 3mn voter gender gap
Islamabad, Oct 23 (IANS) With Lahore in the lead, nine districts across Pakistan account for a gap of over three million between male and female voters, around one-fourth of the total difference of 12.41 million between the two demographics, the media reported on Friday.
2020-10-23
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Covid-19 lockdown reduced mental health, sleep globally: Study
New York, Oct 23 (IANS) A new research is adding to the growing body of evidence that COVID-19 lockdown dramatically altered our personal habits, reduced mental health, sleep and exercise.
2020-10-23
Category: International, United States,National,Health/Medicine
Covid-19 anxiety linked to body image issues: Study
London, Oct 23 (IANS) Researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have found that anxiety and stress directly linked to Covid-19 could be causing a number of body image issues amongst women and men.
2020-10-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,National,Health/Medicine
European nations tighten anti-coronavirus measures
Brussels, Oct 23 (IANS) Amid a resurgence of fresh coronavirus cases across Europe, several countries in the continent have tightened their measures against the pandemic and in an effort to curb the further spreading of the disease.
2020-10-23
Category: International, Belgium,Health/Medicine
Kriti Kharbanda would love to do a female-centric action film
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Actress Kharbanda enjoys watching action sequences on screen, and says that she would like to star in a female-centric action film.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Disproportionate impact of COVID-19 on young girls: Survey
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANSlife) Revealing a marked gender divide in the distribution of housework during the COVID-19 pandemic, a survey reveals that a greater number of girls (39 per cent) were required to contribute to housework as opposed to the number of boys (35 per cent), while more boys (31 per cent) had the luxury to devote their time to studying than girls (27 per cent).
2020-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Growing sense of civic responsibility among youth: Kunal Sood
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANSlife) Acknowledging "a growing sense of civic responsibility among the youth of today", impact strategist Kunal Sood -- who launched We The Planet in 2019 to unite global leaders to reimagine our approach to the planet, people, peace, prosperity, and partnership -- says that high-impact entrepreneurship is fast becoming a prime choice to venture into as a career path.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
COVID-19 during Festivities: Social Etiquettes are a must!
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANSlife) Festive season brings together people from all walks of life, this 'coming together is what imparts cultural and linguistic integration amongst all communities; however, things are ominously different this year. While Navratri is here, and rest of the 'end of the year festivities like Dussehra, Diwali and Christmas are round the corner, citizens have been advised to avoid public gatherings, maintain social etiquettes and restrict celebrations to their homes. An advisory issued by the Union Health Ministry appeals people to observe COVID-19-appropriate behavior during the fast approaching festive season and the winter months, 'when the likelihood of an increase in the disease is high.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
7 styles of lingerie for the festive season
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANSlife) With the festive season around the corner, choosing what you wear inside your clothes is just as important as choosing what you flaunt. The right inner wear makes you comfortable and can also boost your confidence.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
US trade embargo causes $144bn losses for Cuban economy
Havana, Oct 23 (IANS) The US trade embargo against Cuba has caused more than $144 billion in losses for the island nation's economy in the past six decades, Foreign Affairs Minister Bruno Rodriguez said.
2020-10-23
Category: International, Cuba,Politics
VVIP chopper scam: Accused-turned-approver Rajiv Saxena granted interim bail
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) A Delhi court on Friday granted interim bail to accused-turned-approver Rajiv Saxena in the Rs 3,600-crore AgustaWestland VVIP chopper deal scam case being probed by the Central Bureau of Investigation.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
OPPO Watch: A decent 'WearOS' experience with premium feel
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Smartphone brand OPPO has finally entered the wearable segment with a smart watch that aims to woo Indian consumers on Android who are looking forward to owning a good-looking smartwatch.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Quarantine experience reminded me of my injury days: Mumtaz Khan
Bengaluru, Oct 23 (IANS) Mumtaz Khan, talented young forward in the Indian junior women's hockey tea, is ecstatic to be back on the field at the ongoing national camp after nearly six months amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Hockey
Debut novel spotlights teenage mental health
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANSlife) Capturing the mental health issues that most people go through while dealing with a personal loss, author Girish Dutt Shukla in his debut novel, 'Maroon In A Sky of Blue' delves deep into the tumultuous mind of a teenager, and pens an intriguing tale of love, loss and pain.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Israeli aircraft attack Gaza military sites
Jerusalem, Oct 23 (IANS) Israeli war planes on Friday attacked military sites that belong to the Islamic Hamas movement in the Gaza Strip, according to security sources.
2020-10-23
Category: International, Israel,Politics
Love to play dress up? Check out Pero's latest collection
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANSlife) Fashion label Pero launched their Spring/Summer 2021 collection 'Locked in Love through a fun film on Day 2 of the ongoing digital edition of the Lakme Fashion Week on Thursday. The quirky fashion film recreated moments of 'self-love we lived through the lockdown period
2020-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
'The Water Phoenix' author Rituparna Chatterjee is courage personified (IANS Interview)
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) How many women have the courage to portray in graphic detail the sexual abuse they have suffered from age six? Rituparna Chatterjee grew up through the "sheer hell" of it -- and "healed and made peace with the demons" to write "The Water Phoenix" (Bloomsbury), a memoir that she describes not as a catharsis for her but one which she hopes will serve as purge for the many grownups who have never spoken out about their own horrors of being abused and who are already reaching out.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Making responsible fashion choices
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANSlife) Designer couple Pankaj and Nidhi Ahuja have used fabric made with 100 per cent recycled plastic PET bottles for their latest collection 'Talisman which was showcased on Day 2 of the ongoing digital edition of the Lakme Fashion Week.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Flipkart to acquire 7.8% stake in Aditya Birla Fashion for Rs 1,500 Cr
Bengaluru, Oct 23 (IANS) Flipkart Investments will pick up 7.8 per cent stake in Aditya Birla Fashion and Retail Limited (ABFRL) with an investment of Rs 1,500 crore.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy
At mike muzzled debate, Trump-Biden clash gingerly on Covid-19, corruption (2nd Ld)
New York, Oct 23 (IANS) With a microphone muzzle in place for most of the last presidential debate, a somewhat chastened US President Donald Trump took the stage with his Democratic challenger Joe Biden, fending off charges of negligence and ineptitude in facing the Covid-19 pandemic.
2020-10-23
Category: International, United States,Politics
Coronavirus gives fragile Rohtang Pass recovery time
Manali, Oct 23 (IANS) The Coronavirus-induced lockdowns have cleaned up the fragile Rohtang Pass with the piles of trash almost vanished and nature making a comeback in the cold, rugged and rocky mountains of the Pir Panjal range of the Himalayas -- the origin of one of North India's major rivers, the Beas.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Politics
Apple TV app coming to Sony PS4, PS5 next month
San Francisco, Oct 23 (IANS) Sony has confirmed that the Apple TV app is coming to PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5.
2020-10-23
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology