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Harbhajan, Srinath get MCC's honorary life membership
London, Oct 19 (IANS) Former India cricketers Harbhajan Singh and Javagal Srinath are among 18 players who were given honorary life membership by the Marylebone Cricket Club here on Tuesday.
2021-10-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Taapsee takes a moment to acknowledge women changemakers
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) Bollywood actress Taapsee Pannu, who is known to lend her voice for the cause of women's empowerment, has shared her thoughts on the importance of acknowledging the efforts of female changemakers.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Wanted Maoist held in Maharashtra's Gadchiroli
Nagpur, Oct 19 (IANS) In a huge success, the Maharashtra Police has arrested a most wanted Maoist carrying a bounty of Rs 200,000 on his head from the forests of Permilli in the Aheri region of Gadchiroli, an official said on Tuesday.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Sayani Gupta calls audio show 'Mine and Yours 2' a modern love triangle
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Actress Sayani Gupta talks about her character Priya in the audio show 'Mine and Yours 2' which is a contemporary love triangle exploring LGBTQIA themes, featuring Sayani Gupta, Kubra Sait and Nakuul Mehta.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Undertrial's custody can't be extended mechanically, even in Covid: Delhi HC
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) The Delhi High Court has held that default bail is a fundamental right under Article 21 of the Constitution and an undertrial's custody cannot be extended mechanically, even during pandemic times.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Sri Lanka changes Trinco port rules to attract Indian investors
Colombo, Oct 19 (IANS) Aiming to attract investment from India and other neighbouring countries, Sri Lanka has decided to remove prevailing monopoly which allows only one heavy industry in a specific field to be established in Sri Lanka's North-eastern Trincomalee port.
2021-10-19
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Politics
Jilted lover stabs woman to death in Delhi
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) A man allegedly stabbed a woman to death on Matiala Road in Delhi's Dwarka area, official sources said on Tuesday.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Trump's presidential website hacked, defaced: Report
New York, Oct 19 (IANS) Former US President Donald Trump's presidential website was hacked and defaced, media reports said.
2021-10-19
Category: International, United States,Technology,Politics
Hypersonic missile test by China spurs call to stop flow of Wall Street capital into Chinese tech
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) US politicians warned they are on course to lose a 'new Cold War' following reports China secretly flew a nuclear-capable missile around the world, Daily Mail reported.
2021-10-19
Category: International, India,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Technology,Terrorism
Apple announces cheaper Voice plan for Apple Music
San Francisco, Oct 19 (IANS) Apple has announced the Apple Music Voice Plan at Rs 49 per month, a new subscription tier for Apple Music designed around the power of Siri.
2021-10-19
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Disney+ Hotstar's 'Special Ops 1.5' is about early years of Himmat Singh
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) The popular Disney+ Hotstar espionage thriller 'Special Ops' is making its comeback with an extension to its universe. Titled as 'Special Ops 1.5: The Himmat Story', whose trailer was released on Tuesday, the series will be a prequel to unravel the formative years of agent Himmat Singh.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Bollywood
VSP workers on hunger strike to mark 250 days of anti-divestment protests
Visakhapatnam, Oct 19 (IANS) As the protest against the central government's move to divest its stake in the Visakhapatnam Steel Plant entered the 250th day on Tuesday, the plant protection committee representatives and trade union leaders embarked on a 25-hour hunger strike.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Apple supplier Foxconn unveils three new EV prototypes
Beijing, Oct 19 (IANS) The world's largest electronics contract manufacturer and Apple's main iPhone supplier Foxconn has unveiled three electric vehicle prototypes including two sedans and an electric bus under the Foxtron brand in collaboration with Taiwan's Yulon Motor.
2021-10-19
Category: International, China,Technology
Exclusion of caste data as unjust as discrimination: Chandrababu Naidu
Amaravati, Oct 19 (IANS) Telugu Desam Party (TDP) supremo N. Chandrababu Naidu on Tuesday shot off a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking the inclusion of caste data in the census.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
NASA telescopes spot remains of a supernova in colourful bubble
Washington, Oct 19 (IANS) NASA telescopes have captured the colourful blast of a stellar explosion thousands of years ago, shedding new light on the evolution of such cosmic remains.
2021-10-19
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
IIT-K to launch 2nd edition of Heritage Olympiad on Nov 14
Kanpur (U.P), Oct 19 (IANS) The Start-up Innovation and Incubation Centre (SIIC), an IIT-Kanpur incubatee, will be launching its second edition of the Heritage Olympiad, Cultre, on the occasion of Children's Day on November 14.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education
Crop fires take India's global contribution to GHG emissions to 12.2%
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) A latest data analysis has shown that compared to the previous three years, there has been an increase in emissions due to crop fires in 2019-2020 by 12.8 per cent, taking India's global contribution to 12.2 per cent.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
TN man beats father to death for refusing to give money for liquor
Chennai, Oct 19 (IANS) A retired deputy collector P. Subramanian was beaten to death by his 32-year-old son S. Karthick after the former refused to give him money for buying liquor.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Restoration of Hindu temples suffers delay in Rawalpindi
Rawalpindi, Oct 19 (IANS) After an ex-commissioner from Rawalpindi was arrested on corruption charges, the restoration of at least seven Hindu temples has been put on the back burner in Pakistan.
2021-10-19
Category: International, Pakistan,National,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Religion
Six bowlers on a flat wicket would be ideal for Kohli: Agarkar
Dubai, Oct 19 (IANS) Former India paceman Ajit Agarkar feels that skipper Virat Kohli would like to go in with six bowlers -- three of them seamers -- on the relatively flat pitches in the UAE, when India begin their ICC T20 World Cup campaign against arch-rivals Pakistan on October 24.
2021-10-19
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
After 2018 dam opening fiasco, Vijayan plays safe this time
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 19 (IANS) Three years ago when Kerala witnessed the worst floods in a century, the Pinarayi Vijayan government came under severe flak for the dam management protocols and it even went to the court, but this time with one round of floods taking place, three shutters of Cheruthoni dam, part of the Idukki reservoir was opened on Tuesday.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Bihar bypolls: Potshots between Congress, RJD intensify
Patna, Oct 19 (IANS) By-elections for the Kusheshwar Asthan and Tarapur Assembly seats may turn to be a cakewalk for Bihar's ruling Janata Dal-United JD-U as the opposition RJD and Congress are more busy fighting each other.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
This AI tech may spot unseen signs of heart failure
New York, Oct 19 (IANS) US researchers have developed an electrocardiogram-reading algorithm that can detect subtle signs of heart failure.
2021-10-19
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
There can't be a bigger X-factor than Bumrah in terms of bowling: Irfan Pathan
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Former India all-rounder Irfan Pathan believes that there cannot be a bigger X-factor than pacer Jasprit Bumrah in India's bowling line-up for the T20 World Cup.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Covid brings 3 lakh agents to focus as India's travel market to hit $125 bn
Bengaluru, Oct 19 (IANS) India's travel market is forecast to grow to $125 billion by the financial year (FY) 2027 and as the complexity of travel increases in the pandemic, over 3 lakh agents are expected to cater to over $65 billion of the overall market size by the same time period, a new report showed on Tuesday.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy,Technology
Policeman hangs himself in J&K's Srinagar
Srinagar, Oct 19 (IANS) A J&K Police constable reportedly hanged himself in Srinagar district on Tuesday, police said.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
World's best golfers set to return for Woods-hosted World Challenge
Albany (Bahamas), Oct 19 (IANS) Rory McIlroy will play at the 2021 Hero World Challenge (HWC) as 15 of the world's top-20 golfers turn up for the event hosted by Tiger Woods at Albany, Bahamas, from December 2-5.
2021-10-19
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Golf
Inzamam not pleased with Babar Azam, Mohd Rizwan's strike rate
Lahore, Oct 19 (IANS) Former Pakistan captain Inzamamul Haq, who recently underwent an angioplasty procedure, said that though skipper Babar Azam and Mohammad Rizwan were playing consistently, they need to improve their strike rate if the team hopes to do well in the ICC T20 World Cup in the UAE and Oman.
2021-10-19
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
Kangana: I have always done 'Dhaakad' things in life (Ld)
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) Kangana Ranaut, who took to social media to share a four-looks-in-one poster of her upcoming film, 'Dhaakad', launched it in person here at an event on Tuesday, saying that all her life she has done 'Dhaakad' things.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Major reshuffle in Bengal BJP likely after festive season
Kolkata, Oct 19 (IANS) Considering the crucial Municipal Corporation elections likely at the end of this year, the BJP in West Bengal might go through a major organisational reshuffle just after the festive season. Preference is likely to be given to youth and pro-RSS leaders.
2021-10-19
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Remo D'Souza breaks down as contestants showcase his legacy
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) When 'Dance+ Season 6' paid tribute to choreographer Remo D'Souza through their performances, where they showed how he had started from ground zero and became famous because of his unique dancing style, he broke down.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
TN fisherman missing after SL Navy intercepts boat, 2 others arrested
Chennai, Oct 19 (IANS) A fisherman from Pudukottai district went missing after falling into the sea, while two others were arrested when their boat was intercepted by a Sri Lankan naval vessel at mid-sea.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Four UP cops jailed for taking away money from thieves
Firozabad (UP), Oct 19 (IANS) Four policemen have been suspended and sent to jail for allegedly snatching Rs 96,000 from two thieves who had stolen Rs 1 lakh.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Kashmir civilian killings: Special security group to lead anti-terror Ops
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) To effectively curb the attacks on civilians in Kashmir, a specialised group of central police agencies will now lead the counter terror operations in coordination with the Indian Army and state police, government sources said here on Tuesday.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
80% of rubbish found on Aus beaches is plastic waste
Canberra, Oct 19 (IANS) Plastic waste accounts for more tha 80 per cent of all rubbish found across Australian beaches, A study based on one of the largest marine debris databases in the southern hemisphere revealed on Tuesday.
2021-10-19
Category: International, Australia,Environment/Wildlife
'Airtel IQ Video' to allow businesses to build video-streaming products
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Telecom major Bharti Airtel on Tuesday launched its video platform as a service (CPaaS), Airtel IQ Video, that allow businesses to build video streaming products for large and small screens with minimal investment in infrastructure and technology.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Afghanistan is worthy of Chinese investment despite turmoil, says mouthpiece
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) For Beijing, Afghanistan still has strong development potential and is worthy of investment despite its decades of political turmoil, a Chinese mouthpiece said.
2021-10-19
Category: International, India,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Zomato gets roasted after TN customer care insists on Hindi
Chennai, Oct 19 (IANS) DMK MP Kanimozhi and others on Tuesday roasted food delivery company Zomato after one of its customer care agents told a complainant that Hindi is the "national language" and everybody should know a bit of it.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics,Technology
Zomato clarifies after TN customer told 'Hindi is national language'
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) As online food delivery major Zomato faced flak over the national language issue, the company on Tuesday issued a clarification after a Tamil Nadu customer was told that 'Hindi is the national language'.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Malala Yousafzai asks Afghan Taliban to reopen girl schools
Islamabad, Oct 19 (IANS) Pakistani Nobel Laureate Malala Yousafzai has called on the Taliban leadership in Afghanistan to re-open secondary schools for girls with immediate affect. She put forward this demand in an open letter addressed to the new rulers of the war-torn nation.
2021-10-19
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Campaigning begin for Japan's general election
Tokyo, Oct 19 (IANS) Campaigning for Japan's October 31 general election started on Tuesday, with Prime Minister Fumio Kishida seeking authorisation for his Covid-19 and economic policies and the opposition parties united to loosen the power of the ruling coalition.
2021-10-19
Category: International, Japan,Politics
Intern files sexual harassment case against advocate in K'taka
Dakshina Kannada (Karnataka), Oct 19 (IANS) A law graduate student has filed a sexual harassment case against a senior advocate in Mangaluru, police said on Tuesday.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Covid curbs eased in Aus capital as vax rate hits 80%
Canberra, Oct 19 (IANS) Coronavirus restrictions in the Australian capital will be further eased after it reached the 80 per cent vaccine milestone, authorities said on Tuesday.
2021-10-19
Category: International, Australia,Politics
First female runner to complete Manali to Leh Ultramarathon
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANSlife) Under Armour Athlete Sufiya Khan, a world record setter for long-distance runs has now become the first female runner in the world to complete the run from Manali to Leh. Sufiya started her ultra-marathon 'Himalayan Ultra Run Expedition' on September 25, 2021, at 7.34 a.m. She concluded her run on October 1, 2021, covering a distance of 480 km in 156 hours, amid the difficult terrains and ruthless climatic conditions, reaching up to 5328 m altitude and gaining 8200 m elevation throughout the expedition. The temperature dipped between 0 to -5 degrees and oxygen plummeted by 60 per cent on mountain passes.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Write off David Warner at your own peril, warns Maxwell
Dubai, Oct 19 (IANS) Despite Australia opening batsman David Warner's form a huge concern ahead of their ICC T20 World Cup 'Super 12' opener against South Africa, all-rounder Glenn Maxwell has said that rivals should write off the stalwart at their "own peril".
2021-10-19
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Pak expected to remain on FATF grey list till April 2022
Islamabad, Oct 19 (IANS) Pakistan is expected to remain on the grey list of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) till April 2022, as the country works towards completing an action plan to counter money laundering and terrorism financing.
2021-10-19
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
KJo set to debut as stand-up comic in Amazon Prime's One Mic Stand
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Filmmaker Karan Johar is all set to debut as a stand-up comic in the second season of 'One Mic Stand, despite the fact that he doesn't laugh while listening to the scripts of comedies.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Apple Watch Series 7 requires 5W USB-C PD adapter for fast charging
San Francisco, Oct 19 (IANS) Apple recently released its new smartwatch -- Apple Watch Series 7 -- in the latest move to further boost its presence in the growing smartwatch market, and now in a new support document the iPhone maker revealed that any USB-C power adapter with power delivery (USB-PD) of 5W or greater will support fast charging on the new watch.
2021-10-19
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Massive supply gap in hiring Data Science talent in India: Study
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) The Data Science industry is witnessing a massive supply gap when it comes to talent, with 92 per cent hiring managers having faced the shortfall, finds a study on the hiring trends.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
How Danny Sura did his own stunts in 'Vidrohi'
Mumbai, Oct. Oct 19 (IANS) Supremely talented, suave with a sophisticated charm, thats Danny Sura for you. A British-Indian actor, Danny has been forever in love with Bollywood and been a part of the entertainment industry for over a decade.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
The best time to apply body lotion?
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANSlife) Skin problems like itchiness, dryness and flakiness can occur anytime if you're not moisturising your body enough. It is commonly observed that while many people take their skincare routine seriously, a majority of them neglect to moisturise the body. It is important to keep in mind that timing matters a lot when it comes to applying moisturisers. Therefore, knowing the appropriate time to apply body lotion is essential.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
T20 World Cup: 'Memorable moment' when Dhoni caught up with Gayle
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Team India's mentor MS Dhoni and West Indies opener Chris Gayle were seen sharing a light moment in Dubai as the Super 12 teams get ready for the ongoing ICC T20 World Cup.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
BJP, Congress colluding in Huzurabad bypoll: KTR
Hyderabad, Oct 19 (IANS) Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) Working President K.T. Rama Rao on Tuesday alleged that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Congress are colluding in the upcoming by-elections in Huzurabad Assembly constituency.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
N.Korea fires what seems to be SLBM: Seoul (Ld)
Seoul, Oct 19 (IANS) North Korea fired what appears to be a submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) toward the East Sea on Tuesday, the South Korean military said, in yet another setback to Seoul's efforts for peace with Pyongyang.
2021-10-19
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
Priyanka announces 40% tickets to women in UP polls
Lucknow, Oct 19 (IANS) In a major decision that could prove to be a game-changer for the Congress, in particular and, Indian politics, in general, Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, on Tuesday, announced that her party would give 40 per cent tickets to women in the upcoming Assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Tripura CM urges B'desh govt to protect minorities
Agartala/Guwahati, Oct 19 (IANS) Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb on Tuesday urged the Bangladesh government to protect the lives, properties and religious places of the minorities in that country.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics
MDMK all set to anoint Durai Vaiko as successor to Vaiko
Chennai, Oct 19 (IANS) While V. Gopalaswami a.k.a. Vaiko had rebelled and quit Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) challenging Kalaignar Karunanidhi's decision of bringing in his son M.K. Stalin to the party leadership, his party (MDMK) is all set to appoint his son Durai Vaiko as his successor.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Aus states to ease border curbs
Sydney, Oct 19 (IANS) As Australian states witnessed a decline in new Covid-19 cases amidst a surge in vaccinations, some border restrictions will be eased.
2021-10-19
Category: International, Australia,Politics
4 minors booked for looting polling booth during Begusarai panchayat election
Patna, Oct 19 (IANS) The Begusarai Police have booked four minors on the charge of looting a polling booth during the district panchayat elections, a police official said.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
EU ready to implement sanctions on Belarusian airline
Brussels, Oct 19 (IANS) The European Union (EU) is ready to implement sanctions against the national airline of Belarus in a bid to partially curb the flow of migrants entering the bloc, an official said here.
2021-10-19
Category: International, Belgium,Politics
3 HDFC bank staffers among 12 held for bid to withdraw from NRI account
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Delhi Police on Tuesday said they have arrested 12 people including three HDFC bank employees for attempting to make an unauthorized withdrawal from a very high-value NRI customer of the bank.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Rajasthan govt to give free school uniforms for classes 1-8
Jaipur, Oct 19 (IANS) The Rajasthan government will provide uniforms free-of-cost to students of classes 1 to 8 studying in government schools in the state.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Education
Telugu OTT platform to rope in Samantha for next venture
Hyderabad, Oct 19 (IANS) Samantha Ruth Prabhu is in demand. After signing up for two films, she is said to be in talks with the Telugu OTT platform Aha for an upcoming venture.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
S.Korean, US, Japanese intel chiefs discuss Pyongyang missile
Seoul, Oct 19 (IANS) The intelligence chiefs of South Korea, the US and Japan met here on Tuesday and discussed North Korea's firing of what appeared to be a submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) toward the East Sea earlier in the day, Seoul's state spy agency said.
2021-10-19
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
AIBA to award medals, belts to world champions in Belgrade
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) The International Boxing Association (AIBA) will award the winners of the Men's World Boxing Championships with beautifully designed medals and belts to commemorate their accomplishments.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Sisi, Merkel discuss regional issues, bilateral ties
Cairo, Oct 19 (IANS) Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi and German Chancellor Angela Merkel discussed a number of regional issues of mutual interest as well as bilateral relations.
2021-10-19
Category: International, Egypt,Politics
Sonu Nigam, Shaan to share hotseat on 'KBC 13'
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) Bollywood singers Sonu Nigam and Shaan are set to appear as special guests on the 'Shaandaar Shukravaar' episode of 'Kaun Banega Crorepati 13' this Friday (October 22).
2021-10-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Raisi urges removal of sanctions on nuke deal revival
Tehran, Oct 19 (IANS) Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi said that Washington should show its seriousness on the revival of the Iran nuclear deal by lifting anti-Iran sanctions.
2021-10-19
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
TRS leaders to study organisational structure of DMK, AIADMK
Hyderabad, Oct 19 (IANS) A delegation of Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) leaders led by working president K.T. Rama Rao will visit Tamil Nadu after November 15 to study the strong organisational structure of DMK and AIADMK.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Amit Shah meets PM Modi, discusses security situation in Kashmir
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Tuesday called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and informed him about the steps taken by the Jammu and Kashmir administration and the Union Home Ministry to improve the security situation in Jammu and Kashmir.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Karthik Aryan's shines in explosive trailer of 'Dhamaka'
Mumbai, Oct. Oct 19 (IANS) Filmmaker Ram Madhavni, who directed 'Neerja' and the 2020 Disney+ Hotstar special 'Aarya', is back with yet another compelling story. 'Dhamaka', starring Karthik Aryan, is his latest offering and its trailer was officially released here on Tuesday.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Ethiopian govt refutes alleged airstrike in Tigray
Addis Ababa, Oct 19 (IANS) The Ethiopian federal government has refuted the alleged airstrike targeting civilian areas in the Tigray region's capital Mekelle and its surroundings.
2021-10-19
Category: International, Ethiopia,Politics
Daily 1st time creators more than doubled on YouTube Shorts
San Francisco, Oct 19 (IANS) Google-owned YouTube has announced that the daily first-time creators more than doubled on its short-video app called 'Shorts' in one year.
2021-10-19
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Covid booster jab: US FDA mulls 'mix-and-match' approach
Washington, Oct 19 (IANS) After endorsing both Moderna and Johnson & Johnson's Covid booster doses last week, the US Food and Drug Administration is now planning to grant a go ahead for 'mix-and-match' approach for the third jab.
2021-10-19
Category: International, United States,National,Health/Medicine
'Jai Bhim' hype gets a boost with 'Power' song release
Chennai, Oct 19 (IANS) Tamil actor Suriya Siva Kumar's upcoming court drama 'Jai Bhim' features him as an advocate who fights for the rights of destitute tribals.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Sony tests PS5 captures that pop up on phone for sharing
Tokyo, Oct 19 (IANS) Tech giant Sony is testing a way to share screenshots and video captures taken on your PS5 with the PlayStation app, the company has said.
2021-10-19
Category: International, Japan,Technology
3 parties to enter coalition talks for next German govt
Berlin, Oct 19 (IANS) Germany's Free Democratic Party (FDP), Social Democratic Party (SPD) and the Greens have agreed to enter official coalition negotiations to form a new government.
2021-10-19
Category: International, Germany,Politics
Babul Supriyo resigns as BJP MP after meeting LS Speaker
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Former BJP leader Babul Supriyo met Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla here on Tuesday and submitted his resignation.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Special team formed to probe attack on police officer in B'luru
Bengaluru, Oct 19 (IANS) Karnataka Police has formed a special team to probe the attack on a police officer on duty in Kadugondanahalli police station.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Complete desalination plant by 2023: Stalin to officials
Chennai, Oct 19 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin on Tuesday urged the officials involved in setting up the 150 million litre per day (MLD) desalination plant coming up in Nemmeli to complete the work by April 2023.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
TN NEET aspirant petitions CM, alleges 'doctoring' of answer sheet
Chennai, Oct 19 (IANS) A medical aspirant from Tamil Nadu, Muppudathi S. from Kadayam in Tenkasi district has petitioned Chief Minister M.K. Stalin and state Health Minister Ma Subramanian, alleging that her Optical Mark Reader (OMR) answer sheet of the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) was "doctored".
2021-10-19
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Education,Politics
CPI(M) leader booked on daughter's complaint for missing child
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 19 (IANS) After a six-month long hiatus, a case was registered on Tuesday against CPI(M) leader Jayachandran and his wife on their daughter Anupama's complaint that they "forcefully" took away her child who is missing.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
B'desh can ill-afford another shocking loss as they take on Oman
Al Amerat (Muscat), Oct 19 (IANS) Bangladesh skipper Mahmudullah has hinted at some surprise changes for the First Round Group B ICC T20 World Cup game against Oman later on Tuesday, following the shock six-run defeat to Scotland on October 17.
2021-10-19
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Yogi, Akhilesh pay last respect to former UP Assembly Speaker
Lucknow, Oct 19 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and Samajwadi Party President Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday visited the residence of former Speaker, Sukhdev Rajbhar to pay last respects to the departed leader.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Moody's revises outlook for Indian banking system to stable from negative
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) Moody's has revised the outlook for the Indian banking system to stable from negative suggesting that the deterioration of asset quality since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic has been moderate and an improving operating environment will support asset quality.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Israeli captives only to be exchanged for Palestinian inmates: Hamas
Gaza, Oct 19 (IANS) The Islamic Hamas Movement said that the Israeli captives in the Gaza Strip will only be exchanged for the release of Palestinians prisoners.
2021-10-19
Category: International, Palestinian Territory, Occupied,Politics
It's battle between Virbhadra's legacy and Himachal CM's credibility
Mandi (Himachal Pradesh), Oct 19 (IANS) It's a battle between the past performance of an erstwhile political stalwart and the new achievements of a first-time Chief Minister in Himachal Pradesh, literally!
2021-10-19
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Politics
Revenge dining during Durga Puja forced Kolkata eateries to down shutters early
Kolkata, Oct 19 (IANS) Owing to year-long lockdown and Covid restrictions for more than 18 months, a huge rush of people to bars and restaurants in Kolkata during Durga Pujas forced many of the premiere dine-outs in the city to go for a forced closure even before the scheduled hours because of a shortage of food and beverages.
2021-10-19
Category: India, West Bengal,National
Centre asks states, UTs to focus on second vax dose
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) The Central government on Tuesday asked all states and Union Territories (UTs) to focus on second dose of vaccination in the light of adequate availability of Covid vaccines. The Union Health Ministry said a sizeable number of beneficiaries who are eligible have not received their second vaccine dose. The states and UTs should focus on the second dose.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
'All kids drink', Raj Congress MLA's video goes viral
Jaipur, Oct 19 (IANS) A video has gone viral on social media in which Rajasthan Congress MLA Meena Kanwar along with her husband Ummed Singh Rathore are seen staging a protest at Jodhpur-based police station asking police to release their relatives, saying children usually drink.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Ahead of its meeting, the FATF has sufficient proof to blacklist Pakistan
New Delhi, Oct 19: The failed Pakistan and IMF talks on Sunday, before the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) Plenary session which is scheduled to be held from October 19, is not good news for the Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan who has been at loggerheads with the powerful military establishment over the issue of appointment of the spy Chief. As per the 2019 IMF deal, the Imran Khan government had agreed to the formal mention of money laundering in the document, thus linking IMF tranches directly to the Financial Action Task Force (FATF). Pakistan, which is on the grey list of the FATF since 2018, was given three months time in June this year to fulfil the remaining conditions by October. The FATF plenary will be held in Paris from October 19-21.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Two groups clash over loud music in Noida
Noida, Oct 19 (IANS) A man was allegedly beaten up by a group of people for playing loud music in Sector 144 of Shahdara village, an official said on Tuesday.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
India logs 9% growth in job postings in September: Report
Bengaluru, Oct 19 (IANS) As India reopens after a long spell of pandemic and lockdowns, job postings in the country were improved by 9 per cent year-on-year (YoY) in September this year, a report said on Tuesday.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Technology
Science Museum in London announces major new climate change gallery
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) The Science Museum in London has announced a landmark new gallery, with Adani Green Energy Limited as the title funder, examining how the world can undergo the fastest energy transition in history to curb climate change. The announcement was made as delegates arrived for a Global Investment Summit hosted at the museum by the Prime Minister Boris Johnson.
2021-10-19
Category: International, India,Art/Culture/Books
Global cues, positive macros push equities higher for 8th day in row (Ld)
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) Positive global cues as well as healthy Q2 results pushed equities higher on Tuesday, the eight consecutive sessions of rally.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Surcharge on power bills of 30K consumers to be waived in Gurugram
Gurugram, Oct 19 (IANS) Dakshin Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam (DHBVN) has announced to waive surcharge on electricity bills of more than 30,000 consumers in Gurugram, officials said.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Haryana,Business/Economy
Iraqi PM announces capture of key IS terrorist
Baghdad, Oct 19 (IANS) Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi announced the arrest of a key Islamic State (IS) terrorist allegedly responsible for a Baghdad bombing five years ago that killed hundreds of people.
2021-10-19
Category: International, Iraq,Politics
Saudi-led coalition in Yemen intensifies strikes against Houthis
Sanaa, Oct 19 (IANS) The Saudi-led coalition in Yemen has intensified the airstrikes against positions of the Houthi militia in the country's oil-rich province of Marib, a military official said.
2021-10-19
Category: International, Yemen,Politics
Prez Kovind, PM Modi convey Eid greetings to nation
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday greeted the country on the birth anniversary of Prophet Muhammad celebrated as Eid-Milad-un-Nabi.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Religion
Stardom doesn't work inside the house, says Sambhavna Seth
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) Actress and social media influencer Sambhavna Seth says that stardom doesn't work inside the house. A star has to leave her ego and attitude outside for a relationship to work.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Dentist-actress Miloni Jhonsa talks about her dream debut in 'Rashmi Rocket'
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Actress Miloni Jhonsa has been receiving a lot of love from the audience for her portrayal of the Indian athletic teams captain in the Taapsee Pannu-starrer 'Rashmi Rocket'.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Kashmir civilian killings, a subtle terror message
Srinagar, Oct 19 (IANS) The selective targeting of civilians by the terrorists in recent days in Kashmir has all the telltale evidence of a sinister message.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Terrorism
England to play first-ever T20I series, three Tests in the Caribbean in 2022
Kensington Oval (Barbados), Oct 19 (IANS) Cricket West Indies (CWI) and the England & Wales Cricket Board (ECB) have announced the match schedule and venues for England Men's T20 Internationals and Test tours of the West Indies in January and March 2022.
2021-10-19
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Death toll in B'desh communal violence reaches 6
Dhaka, Oct 19 (IANS) The death toll in the communal violence in Bangladesh has increased to six, while at least 70 Hindu temples were vandalised across the country, said Rana Dasgupta, General Secretary of the Bangladesh Hindu-Buddha Christian Oikya Parishad.
2021-10-19
Category: International, Bangladesh,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
NIA likely to takeover Kashmir civilian killings probe
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) is likely to hand over the probe of recent civilian killings in Kashmir to the National Investigation Agency (NIA), sources in the security set up said here on Tuesday.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Terrorism
Woman gang-raped for a week in Patna, 5 held
Patna, Oct 19 (IANS) A married woman was allegedly gang-raped for a week by five men in Patna, an official said here on Tuesday.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
NASA's new Lucy asteroid spacecraft faces solar panel glitch
Washington, Oct 19 (IANS) NASA's newly launched Lucy spacecraft, the US space agency's first-ever mission to explore distant asteroids and seek out the origin of our solar system, has faced some issues with one of it solar panels, the agency has said.
2021-10-19
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
After Kishan blow in warm-up, Livingstone expected to be fit for Super 12 opener
Dubai, Oct 19 (IANS) England cricketer Moeen Ali has allayed concerns about Liam Livingstone's fitness after the all-rounder suffered a bruising to his left hand while taking a catch in a warm-up game against India on Monday here.
2021-10-19
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
More trouble for fake antique dealer as Kerala Police register POCSO case
Kochi, Oct 19 (IANS) Already in trouble and under judicial custody, a case under the POCSO Act has been filed against fake antique dealer Monson Mavunkal, police said on Tuesday.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Shreyas Talpade, Rajpal Yadav team up for 'Mannu Aur Munni ki Shaadi'
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Actors Shreyas Talpade and Rajpal Yadav are set to entertain the audience with their impeccable comedy tropes in their upcoming family drama 'Mannu Aur Munni ki Shaadi'.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
JIBS awarded prestigious global engagement seed grant by IBRO
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) In a significant academic development, Jindal Institute of Behavioural Sciences (JIBS) has been awarded the Global Engagement Seed Grant from the prestigious International Brain Research Organisation (IBRO). The grant provides monetary, logistical and human resources' support to JIBS to further its trans-disciplinary research in neurosciences and also expand the community outreach initiatives of the institute in disseminating information about Neurodevelopmental Disorders (NDDs).
2021-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Bank gross NPAs to rise to 8-9%, stressed assets to touch 10-11%: Report
Mumbai, Oct. Oct 19 (IANS) Gross non-performing assets (NPAs) of banks will rise to 8-9 per cent this fiscal, well below the peak of 11.2 per cent seen at the end of fiscal, ratings agency Crisil said in a report.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Procter & Gamble announces Rs 500 Cr 'P&G Rural Growth Fund'
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) Procter & Gamble (P&G) India has announced a Rs 500 crore 'P&G Rural Growth Fund' to accelerate inclusive growth in the Indian rural market.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Zalmay Khalilzad steps down as US special envoy to Afghanistan
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Zalmay Khalilzad, who served as the US Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation since September 2018, has stepped down, Secretary of State Antony Blinken announced.
2021-10-19
Category: International, India,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Istanbul's 250-yr-old historic building to get facelift: Mayor
Istanbul, Oct 19 (IANS) A 250-year-old historic building in Istanbul will get an architectural facelift to turn it into a cultural centre, the Turkish city's Mayor Ekrem Imamoglu announced at the restoration ceremony.
2021-10-19
Category: International, Turkey,Art/Culture/Books
Indians rarely make time for arts and culture, says survey
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANSlife) One of India's leading private museums, the Museum of Art & Photography (MAP) Bengaluru, has released new primary research conducted by the ReReeti Foundation, on audience behaviour in India's cultural sector.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Facebook testing new feature to cross-post feed posts to Instagram
San Francisco, Oct 19 (IANS) Social media giant Facebook is testing a feature that would allow users on its platform to cross-post their posts including photos or videos over to their Instagram.
2021-10-19
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Where East meets West
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANSlife) The Bosporus, a famed waterway that connects Europe with Asia represents a confluence of cultures of the Orient and Occident. From the influences of ancient Greek, Roman, Persian, and Byzantine eras to the Ottoman Empire, a rich culture developed over millennia, of creative influences stemming from both eastern and western civilizations. Byzantines were great traders. They opened trade routes throughout Asia and developed extensive trading relationships with the Middle East and the Orient, including India and China. This fascinating mix of East and West is the design theme of Bosporus, the annual collection by luxury design house Good Earth.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
First big Kannada OTT release, 'Ratnan Prapancha', slated for Oct 22
Bengaluru, Oct 19 (IANS) The stage is set for the October 22 release of the Kannada film 'Ratnan Prapancha', described by its makers as a "travel dramedy", on Amazon Prime Video.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Karnataka,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Romania's PM-designate announces completion of cabinet lineup
Bucharest, Oct 19 (IANS) Romania's Prime Minister-designate Dacian Ciolos announced that he has presented to Parliament his government's program along with the list of his minority cabinet.
2021-10-19
Category: International, Romania,Politics
Number of employees in S.Korea's food service segment rebounds
Seoul, Oct 19 (IANS) The number of employees in the South Korean food service segment rebounded in April from a year earlier as the job market recovered amid the Covid-19 pandemic, data revealed on Tuesday.
2021-10-19
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
Apple showcases Indian-origin women techies' power on world stage
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) It was Indian-origin women techies' turn to take the centre-stage as Apple unveiled its next line-up of products, including an all-powerful MacBook Pro with new M1 chips, next-generation AirPods and other products and services.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,Technology,Diaspora
Ish Sodhi, not Mitchell Santner, should be in the New Zealand playing XI: Dipak Patel
Dubai, Oct 19 (IANS) Former New Zealand spinner and middle-order batter, Dipak Patel, wants tweaker Ish Sodhi in the Black Caps' playing XI for the ICC T20 World Cup ahead of the current left-armer Mitchell Santner.
2021-10-19
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Revision of S.Korean immigration law approved to grant residency to Afghan evacuees
Seoul, Oct 19 (IANS) The South Korean Cabinet on Tuesday approved a revision to the immigration law to grant long-term residency to Afghan evacuees airlifted in August after the Taliban takeover and allow them to get jobs here.
2021-10-19
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
India, Israel, US, UAE ministerial meeting opens possibility of M-E 'Quad' (News Analysis)
New York, Oct 19 (IANS) The foreign policy leaders of India, the US, Israel and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) held a virtual ministerial meeting for what could have the makings of a grouping in the Middle East similar to the Quad, but with a more limited security agenda.
2021-10-19
Category: International, United States,Diplomacy,Politics
Governors, CMs of Telugu states greet Muslims on Eid-e-Milad
Hyderabad, Oct 19 (IANS) Governors and chief ministers of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh on Tuesday greeted Muslims on Eid Milad-un-Nabi, the birthday of Prophet Muhammad.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
India logs 13,058 new Covid cases, 164 deaths
New Delhi, Oct (IANS) India reported 13,058 new Covid cases on Tuesday, the lowest in 231 days, and 164 deaths in the last 24 hours, according to Union Health Ministry data.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
No increase in fuel prices for 2nd consecutive day on Tuesday
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Petrol and diesel prices remained unchanged for the second consecutive on Tuesday providing relief to consumers who have been facing a regular increase in fuel prices in the past few months taking the retail rates to historic high levels.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Iran to discuss nuke topics with EU
Tehran, Oct 19 (IANS) Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh said that Tehran and the European Union (EU) will discuss nuclear topics in Brussels in the coming days.
2021-10-19
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
Telegram crosses 1bn downloads on Google's Play Store
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Encrypted messaging app Telegram has now surpassed 1 billion downloads on the Google Play Store.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Paddy procurement not being done on MSP in UP: Priyanka
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Congres General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi on Tuesday accused the government of not procuring paddy on MSP, compelling the farmers to sell their produce below market price in the open market.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
After HC order, TN govt takes steps to recover encroached temple land
Chennai, Oct 19 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowment (HR&CE) department has begun the paperwork to retrieve 62 acres of encroached land of Arulmigu Trisoolanathar temple in Tirusulam.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Religion
IMD predicts clear sky in Delhi
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecast 'mainly clear sky' in the national capital on Tuesday, with the maximum temperature likely to hover around 29 degrees Celsius and the minimum at 19.9 degrees Celsius.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Impactful Scotland aim for the top as PNG struggle for survival
Al Amerat (Muscat), Oct 19 (IANS) Scotland could be in the best possible position to emerge as the first team from First Round Group B to stake a claim for a 'Super 12' berth when they take on Papua New Guinea in their second match of the ICC T20 World Cup here later on Tuesday.
2021-10-19
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Dutch court opens trial of 2 suspects for journalist's murder
The Hague, Oct 19 (IANS) A Dutch court has started the trial of two suspects for the murder of crime journalist Peter R. de Vries, who was shot in Amsterdam on July 6 and died nine days later.
2021-10-19
Category: International, Netherlands,Politics
New 'Shyam Singha Roy' poster reveals Nani's second avatar
Hyderabad, Oct 19 (IANS) The producers of 'Shyam Singha Roy', a multi-lingual film starring Nani, have dropped a second poster showing the Telugu star in a completely new avatar as Vasu.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Yediyurappa to be conferred with 'Super Corona warrior' award
Davanagere, Oct 19 (IANS) Former Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa will be conferred with 'Super Corona Warrior' award on Tuesday in a function at Honnali near Davanagere.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Russia completes filling gas into 1st string of Nord Stream 2 pipeline
Moscow, Oct 19 (IANS) The procedure for filling the first string of the Nord Stream 2 natural gas pipeline was completed on Monday, the project's operating company owned by Russia's gas industry giant Gazprom announced.
2021-10-19
Category: International, Russian Federation,Politics
Phone-tapping case: K'taka court rejects CBI report, orders fresh probe
Bengaluru, Oct 19 (IANS) The CBI special Court has rejected the 'B report' submitted by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in connection with a phone-tapping case in Karnataka.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Hackers mining third-party apps to steal your health data
San Francisco, Oct 19 (IANS) Hospitals and health care systems have become a major target for hackers during the Covid-19 pandemic and a new report has claimed that third-party apps that pull patient data from electronic health record (EHR) systems are vulnerable to hacking.
2021-10-19
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
N.Korea fires ballistic missile toward East Sea
Seoul, Oct 19 (IANS) North Korea fired a ballistic missile towards the East Sea on Tuesday, the South Korean military said, as Seoul, Washington and Tokyo are cranking up diplomacy to resume dialogue with Pyongyang.
2021-10-19
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
Business leaders join Guterres to reach net-zero emissions
New York, Oct 19 (IANS) At their annual meeting with United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday, the Global Investors for Sustainable Development (GISD) Alliance issued a joint statement outlining concrete actions for the future and reach net-zero emissions.
2021-10-19
Category: International, United States,National,Environment/Wildlife
S.Korea to develop space weather forecast system for military ops
Seoul, Oct 19 (IANS) South Korea has launched a 16.2 billion won ($13.9 million) project to develop a space weather forecast system by 2024 to ensure the stable operations of military assets, such as high-altitude drones, the state arms procurement agency said on Tuesday.
2021-10-19
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
Despite defeat, Namibia rattling Sri Lankan top order becomes the talking point
Abu Dhabi, Oct 19 (IANS) While Namibia's batting would be a cause for concern for their skipper Gerhard Erasmus, there were plenty of promising signs in the bowling department, which brought the Sri Lankan top order to their knees in the First Round Group A match here on Monday.
2021-10-19
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
UP tops in 'ease of committing crime', says Akhilesh
Lucknow, Oct 19 (IANS) Samajwadi Party (SP) President Akhilesh Yadav said that Uttar Pradesh has topped the "ease of committing crime" graph.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
UP: Dental student found hanging in hostel room
Moradabad (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 19 (IANS) A second year student of MDS (Master of Dental Surgery) in the Teerthanker Mahaveer University (TMU) here was found hanging from the ceiling fan of her room.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Opposition to TN minister's plan to convert central prisons into open-air jails
Chennai, Oct 19 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Law Minister S. Regupathy's statement that the central prisons in the state would be converted into open-air jails has met with stiff opposition with former police officers, political parties, and social organisations opposing the minister.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Kangana shares her four looks from spy thriller 'Dhaakad'
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) 'Thalaivi' is still alive in public memory and expectations are high from 'Tejas', Kangana Ranaut's upcoming film on a woman pilot in the Indian Air Force, but there's no stopping the actress. She has announced on social media that her action-packed spy thriller, 'Dhaakad', is releasing on April 8, 2022.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
29 foreigners caught cheating on Korean language test
Seoul, Oct 19 (IANS) Twenty-nine foreign nationals got caught cheating on a recent Korean language proficiency test, the organiser of the test said on Tuesday.
2021-10-19
Category: International, South Korea,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Bar Council of UP calls for strike against killing of lawyer
Prayagraj (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 19 (IANS) The Bar Council of UP has asked lawyers across the state to abstain from judicial work on Wednesday in protest against the killing of a lawyer in the court premises of Shahjahanpur district.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Bowling impressive, but top order still down in the dumps: Sri Lanka's Rajapaksa
Abu Dhabi, Oct 19 (IANS) Sri Lanka cricketer Bhanuka Rajapaksa was impressed with the performance of the frontline bowlers in the massive seven-wicket victory against Namibia in a First Round Group A game at the ICC T20 World Cup here, but added the former T20 world champions "can' be happy with all of the performance because there are many parts we need to improve".
2021-10-19
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Markets open on positive note
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) The 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex) on Tuesday opened on a positive note during the morning trade.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Apple updates Final Cut Pro, Logic Pro for new MacBook Prp
Cupertino (California), Oct 19 (IANS) Apple has announced new updates to Final Cut Pro and Logic Pro to take full advantage of the power as well as performance of the M1 Pro, Max chips in the all-new MacBook Pro.
2021-10-19
Category: International, Mexico,Technology
Mel Brooks' classic, 'History of the World, Part I', to get a sequel
Los Angeles, Oct 19 (IANS) The Mel Brooks comedy classic, 'History of the World, Part I', which was released in 1981 to mixed reviews, will have a sequel in the form of an eight-part series titled 'History of the World, Part II', to be streamed on the OTT platform Hulu in the Spring of 2022, reports 'Variety'.
2021-10-19
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
US representative for N.Korea to visit Seoul this week
Seoul, Oct 19 (IANS) US special representative for North Korea, Sung Kim announced that he will visit Seoul this week for talks with his South Korean counterpart on ways to restart dialogue with Pyongyang.
2021-10-19
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
AAP to take out 'free bijli guarantee yatras' in UP
Lucknow, Oct 19 (IANS) Buoyed by the response to its promise of providing 300 units of electricity free to every household if voted to power, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is now planning to take out 'Free Bijli Guarantee Yatras' across the state.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Haryana's 76.3% population has Covid-19 antibodies
Chandigarh, Oct 19 (IANS) Haryana's third Covid-19 sero survey with a sample size of 36,520 has found that 76.3 per cent of the population -- 78.1 per cent in urban and 75.1 per cent in rural areas -- has virus antibodies.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Punjab,National,Health/Medicine
'Kala Namak' as 'prasad' for guests at Kushinagar airport inauguration
Lucknow, Oct 19 (IANS) All important guests, including Ambassadors of various countries, Sri Lankan president, 25 representatives and 100 Buddha Bhikshu (pilgrims) who will attend the inauguration of Kushinagar international airport on Wednesday (October 20), will be given packets of 'Kala Namak' rice as 'prasad'.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Russia suspends mission to NATO
Moscow, Oct 19 (IANS) The Russian Foreign Ministry announced that it has decided to suspend the operation of the Russian Permanent Mission to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) in retaliation for the alliance's "unfriendly actions".
2021-10-19
Category: International, Russian Federation,Politics
'Czech Prez currently unable to perform any duties due to health reasons'
Prague, Oct 19 (IANS) Czech President Milos Zeman is "currently unable to perform any work duties due to health reasons", Senate Speaker Milos Vystrcilhas announced.
2021-10-19
Category: International, Czech Republic,Politics
Covid resurgence in northern US states amid colder weather
Washington, Oct 19 (IANS) Some northern US states are starting to witness a Covid-19 resurgence as the weather is getting colder amid the onset of the winter season, raising concerns over a "twindemic" of the flu and coronavirus.
2021-10-19
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
God has decided who will win Goa Assembly polls: BJP leader
Panaji, Oct 19 (IANS) Amid a raging debate on the alleged denigration of indigenous deity Shantadurga in the politically charged atmosphere in Goa, a BJP leader has said that God has already decided who will be the victor and the vanquished in the upcoming 2022 state Assembly polls.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
US industrial production tumbles in Sep
Washington, Oct 19 (IANS) US industrial production tumbled in September due to the lingering effects of Hurricane Ida and severe supply constraints, the Federal Reserve said.
2021-10-19
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy,Politics
Polygraph test of accused rejected in Narendra Giri death case
Prayagraj (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 19 (IANS) The chief judicial magistrate (CJM) has rejected the CBI application for a polygraph test of Anand Giri, Adya Prasad and his son Sandeep Tiwari, the three accused in the Mahant Narendra Giri's death case.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Trump sues to block Congress from obtaining documents related to Capitol riot
Washington, Oct 19 (IANS) Former US President Donald Trump has filed a lawsuit against the National Archives and a House special committee investigating the January 6 Capitol riot in a bid to block Congress from obtaining certain documents related to the insurrection.
2021-10-19
Category: International, United States,Politics
SIT begins questioning farmers in Lakhimpur Kheri incident
Lakhimpur Kheri (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 19 (IANS) The Special Investigation Team (SIT), probing the Lakhimpur Kheri incident, has started zeroing in on local farmers.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Apple launches M1 Pro, M1 Max chips with improved performance
Cupertino (California), Oct 19 (IANS) Apple has unveiled its two latest computer-focused ARM-based Systems-On-a-Chip (SOCs), the M1 Pro and M1 Max.
2021-10-19
Category: International, Mexico,Technology
Global Covid-19 caseload tops 241 mn
Washington, Oct 19 (IANS) The global coronavirus caseload has topped 241 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 4.90 million and vaccinations soared to over 6.61 billion, according to the Johns Hopkins University.
2021-10-19
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
BJP leader among 4 more held in Lakhimpur case
Lakhimpur Kheri, Oct 19 (IANS) Four more persons, including a BJP leader who was seen inside the SUV that mowed down protesting farmers in Lakhimpur Kheri on October 3, have been arrested.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Mind of the game
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) While awards may not be something new for Professor Emeritus Jitendra Mohan, Department of Psychology, Panjab University (Chandigarh), considering his extensive research and work in the fields of experimental, positive and sport psychology, but the recent Honor Award of 'International Society of Sport Psychology' (ISSP) for the year 2021 during the 15th World Congress of Sports Psychology at Taipei is definitely one which has left him humbled.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National
Reuters investigation on Amazon snowballs into fiery letter by 5 US lawmakers
New York, Oct 19 (IANS) Five members of a US congressional committee have told Amazon Inc that it led them on the wrong road during a probe on business practices.
2021-10-19
Category: International, United States,Politics,Technology
US will not join Afghanistan talks hosted by Russia
Washington, Oct 19 (IANS) The US will not join talks on Afghanistan hosted by Russia this week, the Department of State has said.
2021-10-19
Category: International, United States,Diplomacy
BJP MLA gets five years in jail for forgery
Ayodhya (UP), Oct 19 (IANS) Indra Pratap Tiwari, popularly known as Khabbu Tiwari, BJP MLA from Gosaiganj in Ayodhya, has been sentenced to five years imprisonment by a special court in a 28-year-old case of using a fake mark sheet to get admission in college.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Former UP Assembly Speaker passes away
Lucknow, Oct 19 (IANS) Former Uttar Pradesh Assembly Speaker and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) MLA, Sukhdev Rajbhar died here on Monday night following a prolonged illness.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Delhi, TN lead India's switch to electric cooking with 17% adoption: CEEW
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) States such as Delhi, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Assam, and Kerala have seen a gradual uptick in the adoption of electric cooking (eCooking) devices, according to an independent study released by the Council on Energy, Environment and Water (CEEW).
2021-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Iran's president voices concern over IS militants in Af
Tehran, Oct 19 (IANS) Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi has expressed concern about the presence of the Islamic State (IS) militants in Afghanistan, state TV reported.
2021-10-19
Category: International, Turkey,International
Only India, two others defy housing price rise in 60 countries surveyed by IMF
New York, Oct 19 (IANS) While most economic indicators deteriorated in 2020, house prices largely defied the pandemic in over 57 of the 60 countries surveyed by the International Monetary Fund.
2021-10-19
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy
US, Georgia sign defence cooperation memorandum
Tbilisi, Oct 19 (IANS) The US and Georgia signed a memorandum of understanding on enhancing Georgia's defence and containment capabilities during US Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin's visit here on Monday.
2021-10-19
Category: International, Georgia,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
BJP 'fully' prepared for upcoming assembly polls: Baijayant Panda
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) National Vice President Baijayant 'Jay' Panda has said that the party is 'fully' prepared for the upcoming assembly elections and it will emerge 'victorious' in all the five poll-bound states.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Iran reports 11,844 new Covid-19 cases
Tehran, Oct 19 (IANS) Iran's Health Ministry on Monday reported 11,844 new Covid-19 cases, taking the country's total infections to 5,796,659.
2021-10-19
Category: International, Turkey,Health/Medicine
T20 World Cup warm-ups: Pakistan, Australia, and South Africa win
Dubai, Oct 19 (IANS) A fine half-century by skipper Babar Azam and an unbeaten 46 by Fakhar Zaman helped Pakistan beat defending champions West Indies by 7 wickets with 27 balls to spare in a warm-up match of the T20 World Cup here on Monday.
2021-10-19
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
T20 World Cup Warm-up: Ishan, Rahul star as India beat England (Ld)
Dubai, Oct 18 (IANS) Brilliant fifties by Ishan Kishan (70) and KL Rahul (51) helped India beat England by seven wickets in the ICC T20 World Cup Warm-up match here on Monday.
2021-10-18
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Primary classes to reopen in Karnataka from Oct 25
Bengaluru, Oct 18 (IANS) Karnataka government has decided to permit Classes 1 to 5 to reopen from October 25, with strictly adherence to Covid-19 appropriate behaviour and standard operating procedures, state Primary and secondary Education Minister B.C. Nagesh announced on Monday.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Education,Health/Medicine
CPI-M to support Congress, CPI candidates in Assam bypolls
Guwahati, Oct 18 (IANS) The CPI-M, which did not field any candidate for the October 30 by-elections to five Assembly seats in Assam, will support the Congress candidates in four seats and the CPI nominee in Thowra Assembly constituency.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics
High alert in Assam over threats from ISI, Al Qaeda
Guwahati, Oct 18 (IANS) In wake of intelligence reports of plans to carry out a big terror attack in Assam and other places in the country, the Assam Police have sounded an alert over possible terror strikes by Pakistan's spy agency ISI and terror outfit Al Qaeda over alleged persecution of Muslims in the state, officials said on Monday.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics,Terrorism
Delhi receives highest rain in October since 1956
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Delhi has received 87.9 mm accumulated rainfall in 24 hours - the highest since 1956, India Meteorological Department (IMD) data showed.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Official Twitter handle of Raj govt's DIPR hacked
Jaipur, Oct 18 (IANS) The official Twitter handle of the Directorate of Information Public Relations (DIPR), which is responsible for the promotion of Rajasthan government's projects, was hacked on Monday and its name was changed to Elon Musk. The picture of a spacecraft was put as its display picture.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
T20WC: Maybe it will set in a little bit later, says Campher on four wickets in four balls
Abu Dhabi, Oct 18 (IANS) Ireland all-rounder Curtis Campher feels that his feat of taking four wickets in four balls will take a little bit of time to settle in. He added that he wasnt thinking about the record while bowling and his aim was to do what the team wanted.
2021-10-18
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Apple unveils MacBook Pro powered by M1 Pro, M1 Max chips
Cupertino (California), Oct 18 (IANS) Apple on Monday unveiled a completely reimagined MacBook Pro powered by the all-new M1 Pro and M1 Max -- the first pro chips designed for the Mac -- in 14- and 16-inch models.
2021-10-18
Category: International, Mexico,Technology
Telangana releases Rs 250 cr for Dalit Bandhu in 4 mandals
Hyderabad, Oct 18 (IANS) The Telangana government on Monday released Rs 250 crore for the implementation of the Dalit Bandhu scheme in four mandals on a pilot basis.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Southern peninsula to witness fresh spell of rainfall from Wednesday
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Monday said the intense rainfall activity over northwest India and Madhya Pradesh is likely to reduce from Tuesday, that over east India and northeast India will continue till October 20 and 21, respectively and that there would be a fresh spell of rainfall over southern peninsula, already battling massive floods, from Wednesday.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
India, Israel to renew negotiations on FTA agreement
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) External Affairs Minister Dr S. Jaishankar and his Israeli counterpart Yair Lapid on Monday decided to renew negotiations on a free trade area agreement between the two countries in November, with the aspiration that the agreement will be ready for signature by the middle of 2022.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy
Buoyed by int'l support, Taiwan gets ready to counter Chinese aggression
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) China has reiterated its plans to integrate Taiwan with the mainland country, which is complemented by military threats and frequent violation of Taiwanese air space. But Taipei has declared its intention to counter Chinese aggression in the wake of growing international support for the island country, which Beijing calls an integral part of mainland China.
2021-10-18
Category: International, India,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
T20 World Cup Warm-up: Ishan, Rahul star as India beat England
Dubai, Oct 18 (IANS) Brilliant fifties by Ishan Kishan (70) and KL Rahul (51) helped India beat England by seven wickets in the ICC T20 World Cup Warm-up match here on Monday.
2021-10-18
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Apple introduces next-gen AirPods, HomePod mini in new look
Cupertino (California), Oct 18 (IANS) Apple on Monday announced the third generation of AirPods featuring spatial audio that starts from Rs 18,900 in India.
2021-10-18
Category: International, Mexico,Technology
China's 'unscientific approach' banning Indians from travelling to China
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) For last more than one year-and-a-half, China has banned Indians travelling back to China. As a result, many students, businesspersons and family members are stranded in India. The Indian Ambassador has opened dialogue with China on this issue, as this is purely a humanitarian matter, nothing as complex as a bilateral diplomatic issue.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Somnath Temple: A glorious past and future
Ahmedabad, Oct 18 (IANS) Somnath is a celebrated site of pilgrimage of India, especially for Hindus, situated on the shore of the Arabian Sea. Amidst multiple wonders of the place, there lies an idol that was supposedly found in the middle of the temple without any structure to support it from below or to suspend it from above. In fact, there are numerous chronicles attesting to the fact that all who witnessed the floating idol was struck with immense amazement. Many ancient writings point to the fact that these ebbs and flows of the tide were thought of as a form of worship that the sea wished to pay the idol. For centuries, the idol and the temple have stayed out, becoming one of the most venerated pilgrimage sites of India.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Gujarat,National,Religion
Gujarat riots last upheaval in state, says Lekhi
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Gujarat has had a long history of riots since the 19th century, but the 2002 riots were the last such upheaval in the state, Minister of State for External Affairs Meenakshi Lekhi said on Monday.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Pak, militants out to label every Kashmiri as terrorist; 4 non-locals shot in 24 hours
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) The silence that prevailed in the Valley after the first round of five civilian killings last week was shattered on the weekend, as Kashmir witnessed cold-blooded murders of four more unarmed non-locals within a span of 24 hours.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
'Developing countries must be supported to enhance climate ambition'
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Reminding the rich countries to loosen their purse strings for climate mitigation in developing nations, the 'Like Minded Developing Countries' (LMDC) on Monday also warned them against coercive unilateral measures in the name of climate change response.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Environment/Wildlife
T20 World Cup: Bowlers, Fernando and Rajapaksa help Sri Lanka beat Namibia
Abu Dhabi, Oct 18 (IANS) A clinical performance with the ball followed by an unbroken partnership of 74 between Avishka Fernando and Bhanuka Rajapaksa meant Sri Lanka edged past Namibia by seven wickets in a Group A match of the ICC men's T20 World Cup at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium here on Monday.
2021-10-18
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
'Tejashwi missed CM's chair due to Cong's sub-par showing'
Patna, Oct 18 (IANS) Rashtriya Janata Dal Vice President Shivanand Tiwari on Monday sharply attacked the Congress ahead of the October 30 Bihar bypolls, blaming it for not pulling its weight in the Assembly elections last year.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
EC orders Telangana to stop Dalit Bandhu in Huzurabad
Hyderabad, Oct 18 (IANS) The Election Commission on Monday directed the Telangana government to defer the implementation of Dalit Bandhu scheme in Huzurabad Assembly constituency till the completion of byelection.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
1.15 tonnes ganja hidden in poultry feed seized in Maha
Washim (Maharashtra), Oct 18 (IANS) in a big catch, police in Maharashtra's Washim seized 1.15 tonnes ganja hidden in a truck carrying poultry feed, officials said on Monday.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Economy healing but still digging out of deep economic contraction: RBI
Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) India's economy may be healing but it is still digging out of one of the deepest contractions to hit any major economy during the pandemic, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) said in its monthly bulletin.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
AIIMS Unions to go on strike on Oct 25, stage hour-long protest
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) All three unions of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences held a hour-long protest against the hospital administration on Monday, and have threatened to go on strike if their pending demands are not considered by the administration.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Scindia flags off 6 additional air routes in NE states
Guwahati, Oct 18 (IANS) Further expanding air connectivity in the mountainous northeastern states, Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia on Monday virtually flagged off six additional routes involving three northeast state capitals and Kolkata, officials said.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics
RBI imposes penalty worth Rs 1.93 cr on Standard Chartered Bank India
Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India on Monday imposed a monetary penalty of Rs 1.95 crore on Standard Chartered Bank India.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Flame for Beijing 2022 Winter Games lit in Ancient Olympia
Ancient Olympia (Greece), Oct 18 (IANS) The Olympic Flame that will be burning for the Beijing 2022 Winter Games was ignited on Monday at the birthplace of the Games in Ancient Olympia, Greece.
2021-10-18
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Perform last rites of Singhu victim as per Sikh tradition: Sampla
Chandigarh, Oct 18 (IANS) The Chairman of the National Commission for Scheduled Castes (NCSC), Vijay Sampla, on Monday asked the acting Jathedar of Akal Takht, Giani Harpreet Singh, to ensure that the last rites of Lakhbir Singh, who was lynched on the Singhu border, are performed as per Sikh 'rehat maryada' (tradition).
2021-10-18
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
RBI imposes Rs 1 cr penalty on SBI
Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Monday imposed a monetary penalty of Rs 1 crore on the State Bank of India.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Champions League: Real need to avoid repeat of last season's upset in Kiev
Madrid, Oct 18 (IANS) Real Madrid flew to Kiev on Monday ahead of Tuesday night's Champions League game against Shakhtar Donetsk, hoping to avoid a repeat of the two defeats in last season's group stage. Real are already in trouble after a shock defeat to minnows Sheriff Tiraspol in the last round.
2021-10-18
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Blast outside Balochistan University kills cop, 17 inured
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) A policeman was killed while 17 persons were injured in a blast near the Balochistan University on Quetta's Sariab Road in Pakistan on Monday, the Dawn reported.
2021-10-18
Category: International, India,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
Telangana to procure paddy through 6,545 centres
Hyderabad, Oct 18 (IANS) Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao on Monday said that the government will procure paddy from farmers during the ongoing monsoon season as was done last year.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Key industrial states report high unemployment rate: CMIE
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Two of the country's prominent manufacturing centres registered joblessness in high double digits in September even though economic revival and demand resurrection were resulting in more jobs being created in various sectors.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
No law & order situation due to farmers' 'Rail Roko': Delhi Police
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) The Delhi Police said on Monday that the farmers' 'Rail Roko' agitation did not create any law and order situation in the railway stations of the national capital.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Blue economy a resource for societal benefit: Minister
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Union Minister of State for Science and Technology and Earth Sciences, Jitendra Singh, said on Monday that blue economy is a vast socio-economic opportunity for coastal nations such as India to utilise ocean resources for societal benefit responsibly.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
T20 World Cup: Clinical Sri Lanka skittle out Namibia for 96
Abu Dhabi, Oct 18 (IANS) A clinical bowling performance from Sri Lanka resulted in Namibia being skittled out for 96 in the fourth match of the 2021 ICC Men's T20 World Cup at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium here on Monday. Maheesh Theekshana scalped 3/25 while Wanindu Hasaranga and Lahiru Kumara had two wickets each.
2021-10-18
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Bommai reverses cabinet decision to lease out sugar factory
Bengaluru, Oct 18 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Monday said that the cabinet decision to lease out the Mysugar factory in Mandya will be put on hold and an expert committee will be formed to revive the factory.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Kin of Andhra employees died of Covid to get jobs
Amaravati, Oct 18 (IANS) Kin of the Andhra Pradesh government employees who died of Covid-19 will be provided government jobs, Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy announced on Monday.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Bengal govt asks police, administration to stay alert after B'desh violence
Kolkata, Oct 18 (IANS) A day after the state intelligence department issued an alert following the communal unrest in Bangladesh, the Mamata Banerjee-led West Bengal government on Monday instructed the administration and the police to stay alert and not allow the spread of any kind of communal instigation in the state.
2021-10-18
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Telangana to formulate strategy to curb drug menace
Hyderabad, Oct 18 (IANS) The Telangana government on Monday announced that it will formulate a strategy to deal sternly with the drug menace in the state.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Thailand marred by consistent Islamic militancy
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Thailand has been marred by consistent Islamic militancy along the southern fringes, leading to significant loss of life and instability.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
Delhi logs 15 fresh Covid cases, infection rate drops to 0.03%
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) The national capital on Monday reported 15 fresh Covid cases, taking its tally to 14,39,405, as per the Delhi Health Department bulletin. However, no fatality has been reported in the city in the last eight days.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Champions League: Atletico, Liverpool meet again in key group match
Madrid, Oct 18 (IANS) Atletico Madrid and Liverpool go head-to-head in the Champions League on Tuesday night in one of the most attractive games in this round of group matches.
2021-10-18
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Bank of India reduces home, vehicle loan rates
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) As a part of festive offers, Bank of India has announced a 35 basis point reduction in its home loan interest rates and a 50 basis points in vehicle loan interest rates.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Noted Kannada actor, comedian Shankar Rao passes away
Bengaluru, Oct 18 (IANS) Noted Kannada actor and comedian Shankar Rao passed away at his home here on Monday. He was 88 and unwell for quite some time.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Karnataka,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Stop 'racial profiling' of Chakmas in Arunachal: Tribal body
Itanagar, Oct 18 (IANS) The Chakma Development Foundation of India (CDFI) on Monday urged the Arunachal Pradesh government to stop racial profiling of Chakmas in the state, claiming that "conducting of Census of only the Chakma tribal community in the state is illegal and unconstitutional".
2021-10-18
Category: India, Arunachal Pradesh,National,Politics
T20 World Cup: Difficult to look beyond KL Rahul at the top, says Kohli
Dubai, Oct 18 (IANS) Team India skipper Virat Kohli on Monday confirmed that KL Rahul and Rohit Sharma will open in the ICC T20 World Cup and that he will bat at No. 3.
2021-10-18
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Mobile Internet services suspended in parts of Kashmir Valley
Srinagar, Oct 18 (IANS) Mobile Internet services were suspended in parts of the Kashmir Valley as a precautionary measure on Monday.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics,Defence/Security
India and China to drive global aviation Satcom market
Chennai, Oct 18 (IANS) The global aviation satellite communication (Satcom) market is poised for improved flight operations and connectivity as a result of increased investment in in-flight entertainment, said Frost & Sullivan in a research report.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy,Technology
First look of Punjabi film 'Fuffad Ji' out ahead of Nov 11 premiere
Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) After the overwhelming response to recent back-to-back hits "Puaada" and "Qismat 2", another Punjabi film, "Fuffad Ji" is all set to premiere on November 11.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion
Colin Powell, who broke US racial barriers in politics, military, dies at 84
New York, Oct 18 (IANS) Colin Powell, who blasted through racial barriers to become the US' first African American Secretary of State, National Security Adviser, and the top military officer and was a one-time favourite for President, died at the age of 84 on Monday from COVID-19-related complications despite being vaccinated, according to his family.
2021-10-18
Category: International, United States,Defence/Security,Politics
National junior Hockey: SAI Academy, RV Academy, Raja Karan start with wins
Bhopal, Oct 18 (IANS) Olympian Vivek Singh Hockey Academy, RV Academy of Hockey, Raja Karan Hockey Academy, Roundglass Punjab Hockey Club Academy, SAI-Academy, and Markandeshwar Hockey Academy registered victories in their respective matches on the opening day of the 1st Hockey India Junior Men Academy National Championship 2021 here on Monday.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,Sports,Hockey
Former Andhra minister Mothkupalli Narasimhulu joins TRS
Hyderabad, Oct 18 (IANS) Three months after leaving the BJP, former minister in undivided Andhra Pradesh Mothkupalli Narasimhulu on Monday joined the ruling Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS).
2021-10-18
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Bangladesh drifting into communal anarchy
Dhaka/New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Bangladesh has traditionally had a highly sensitive politico-religious fabric, where any developments within the country or in the Islamic world has had implications on the politics and religious contours of the Bangladeshi society.
2021-10-18
Category: International, Bangladesh,National,Diplomacy,Politics
India's Sep domestic air passenger traffic rises over 79%
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Ongoing festive season as well as easing Covid travel restrictions accelerated India's domestic air passenger traffic growth by over 79 per cent in September on a year-on-year basis.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Taliban's Dy Foreign Minister Stanikzai flees to Dubai, as cracks appear in extremist fortress
New Delhi, Oct 18: Senior Taliban leader and Deputy Minister of Foreign Minister Sher Muhammad Abbas Stanikzai has fled Kabul to join his family in Dubai.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
MSP value of Rs 11,099.25 crore paid for paddy: Govt
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) The government on Monday said that over 56.62 lakh metric tonnes of paddy has been procured in the Kharif Marketing Season 2021-22 up to October 17.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Jaishankar invites Israeli companies to invest in India's post-Covid surge
New Delhi, Oct 18: Extenal Affairs Minister, S Jaishankar has invited Israeli companies to invest in India, taking advantage of the expected post-Covid boom in the economy, which is already showing poitive signs of revival.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Diplomacy,Politics
Lawyer held for colleague's murder in UP court campus
Shahjahanpur (UP), Oct 18 (IANS) Lawyer Suresh Chandra Gupta was arrested in connection with the murder of another lawyer Bhupendra Pratap Singh who was shot dead in the district court campus in Uttar Pradesh's Shahjahanpur on Monday afternoon, police said.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
We need to create a cricketing bond: Raja on meeting with Ganguly and Shah
Lahore, Oct 18 (IANS) Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Ramiz Raja has, after meeting with Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) President Sourav Ganguly and Secretary Jay Shah, said that a cricketing bond needs to be created between the two countries.
2021-10-18
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
GIS-based Geospatial Energy Map of India launched
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) A comprehensive Geographic Information System (GIS)-based Geospatial Energy Map of India, launched on Monday, will identify and locate all primary and secondary sources of energy and their transportation/transmission networks to provide a comprehensive view of energy production and distribution in the country.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Heavy rains lash south Bengal
Kolkata, Oct 18 (IANS) Heavy rains due to a cyclonic low depression formed in central Bay of Bengal lashed most parts of south West Bengal on Monday.
2021-10-18
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Environment/Wildlife
NCP minister dares NCB to prove claims of Aryan Khan's 'remorse'
Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) Firing yet another salvo, Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) minister Nawab Malik on Monday demanded the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) to prove the claims made by some unnamed officials that Aryan Khan had expressed 'remorse' at his behaviour while in the Arthur Road Central Jail.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Tamil star Suriya plays tribal rights advocate in 'Jai Bhim'
Chennai, Oct 18 (IANS) Tamil actor Suriya plays a tribal rights advocate in the movie "Jai Bhim" produced by 2D Entertainment, co-owned by the star and his actress-wife Jyothika.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Indian consortium may still get stake in Iranian Farzad-B gas field
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) India's quest for building its energy security may see it continue to pursue investment opportunity in Farzad-B gas field in Iran even though ONGC Videsh Ltd (OVL) has not got the right to develop the block that it discovered over a decade ago.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Abducted Delhi girl recovered from Haryana's Mahendragarh
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) A minor girl, kidnapped from the national capital in June, was traced by the Delhi Police's Crime Branch to Haryana's Mahendragarh district, an official said on Monday.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
World snooker qualifiers: Advani, Mehta record two successive wins
Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) The top three Indian snooker players, National champion Aditya Mehta, runner-up Pankaj Advani and losing semi-finalist Laxman Rawat, are on a roll as they registered successive victories in their respective first two round-robin 'Y Camp (1st leg) matches of World Snooker Qualifiers, a BSFI National Selection Tournament here.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Other Sports
Onion cheaper in Noida than Delhi
Noida, Oct 18 (IANS) With vegetable prices soaring in the National Capital Region, the prices at Mother Dairy's Safal outlets brought some respite for onion buyers in Noida, unlike in the national capital.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Maha to reopen dry amusement parks, cinemas from Oct 22
Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) A day after Mumbai recorded zero Covid-19 deaths for the first time since March 26, 2020, the Maharashtra government on Monday decided to further relax the pandemic norms.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Under new CEO, T-Hub announces expansion
Hyderabad, Oct 18 (IANS) T-Hub, India's largest technology incubator, on Monday announced its growth plans under its new Chief Executive Officer, Mahankali Srinivas Rao.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Business/Economy,Technology
Edelweiss divests insurance broking business to Gallagher
Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) Financial services firm Edelweiss Group On Monday announced the divestment of its majority stake in Edelweiss Gallagher Insurance Brokers Ltd (EGIBL), post approval from the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI).
2021-10-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
T20 World Cup: #BoycottPakistan trends on social media ahead of Indo-Pak clash
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Ahead of the India-Pakistan T20 World Cup game, #BoycottPakistan is trending on social media as the country's fans are asking the Virat Kohli-led side to pull out from the contest and not play their 'arch-rivals' on October 24 in Dubai.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
IndiGo draws defensive lines to ward-off upcoming competition
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Airline major IndiGo has drawn 'clear' defensive strategies as the sector is expected to become more competitive, the airline's top executive said.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
T20 WC: Sri Lanka win toss, elect to bowl first against Namibia
Abu Dhabi, Oct 18 (IANS) Sri Lanka captain Dasun Shanaka won the toss and elected to bowl first against Namibia in the fourth match of the 2021 ICC Men's T20 World Cup at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium here on Monday.
2021-10-18
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Uttarakhand rains: Shah speaks to Dhami, assures all help
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Amid continuous heavy rains in Uttrakhand, Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday spoke to Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami and took stock of the situation.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
T20 World Cup: Campher claims four wickets in four balls in Ireland's big win
Abu Dhabi, Oct 18 (IANS) Curtis Campher claimed four wickets off four consecutive deliveries to inspire Ireland to a seven wickets victory against the Netherlands in a first-round match of the T20 World Cup here on Monday.
2021-10-18
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Rashmika, Yash channel social media power for Kannada cinema
Bengaluru, Oct 18 (IANS) With 'Forbes' magazine rating Rashmika Mandanna as South Indian cinema's most influential social media star, and Yash of 'KGF' fame ranking No. 3, it's a moment of celebration for Kannada film fans.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Karnataka,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Q2 results buoy equities; metal stocks rise (Roundup)
Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) Healthy buying in metals as well as IT sectors' counters buoyed India's equity market on Monday.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Taapsee Pannu turns a start referee on tracks of 'Rashmi Rocket'
Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) Taapsee Pannu has made a splash on OTT with her recent release titled 'Rashmi Rocket', the ripples of which are being felt. The film hailed as an agent of change in the mainstream Hindi cinema, tells the story of a national level athlete who finds herself drowning in public ire and social stigma after she's ousted from the national team following the unfair practice of gender test.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Bihar BJP leaders demand cancellation of Indo-Pak T20 match
Patna, Oct 18 (IANS) After the murder of Bihari labourers in Kashmir, BJP leaders are advocating cancellation of upcoming T20 cricket match between India and Pakistan.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics,Sports
S Korea to tackle US info-sharing request on chipmakers
Seoul, Oct 18 (IANS) South Korean Finance Minister Hong Nam-ki said on Monday the country plans to closely cooperate with local chipmakers to respond to the US' latest request for them to share information on their supply chains.
2021-10-18
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
Nakul Roshan Sahdev on how a brawl got him a role in 'Girgit'
Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) Actor Nakul Roshan Sahdev who will be seen in upcoming thriller 'Girgit' has an interesting story to share on how he landed the lead role in the series.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Hemant Pandey on upcoming track, his role in 'Mere Sai: Shraddha aur Saburi'
Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) Television actor Hemant Pandey will be seen essaying the role of 'Prasad' in 'Mere Sai: Shraddha aur Saburi'. The upcoming track will focus upon the plight of children and parents entrapped in bonded labour. Hemant Pandey who essays the role of 'Prasad', will come to Shirdi to open a candy and chocolate producing factory.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Bhawani Mandi: A railway station where trains stand in two states
Jaipur, Oct 18 (IANS) It may sound unbelievable but there is a railway station in Rajasthan where only half of a standing train is in the state.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Human Interest/Society
Reuters probe on Amazon snowballs into fiery letter by 5 US lawmakers mulling criminal probe
New York, Oct 18 (IANS) Five members of a US congressional committee have alluded that Amazon Inc led them on the wrong road during a probe on business practices and may have economised on the truth under oath.
2021-10-18
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy,Politics
Health Ministry's eSanjeevani registers 1.4 cr consultations
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) The Union Health Ministry's initiative eSanjeevani on Monday clocked 1.4 crore consultations. Operating in two variants - eSanjeevani AB-HWC (Ayushman Bharat-Health and Wellness Centre) and eSanjeevani OPD, this initiative of ministry has earned immense popularity in delivering healthcare services through digital platforms, the health ministry said in a statement.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Hrithik Roshan breaks the internet with his viral dance videos
Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) Hrithik Roshan is one of the most charismatic actors of the Hindi film industry. It's not just his acting chops but also his impeccable dancing skills that leave the audience dazed and amazed.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Bengaluru to host swimming nationals post Covid from Oct 19
Bengaluru, Oct 18 (IANS) A total of more than 1,500 participants from across 32 states and Union Territories will arrive in Bengaluru for the prestigious 37th Sub-junior and 47th Junior National Aquatic Championships which would begin on October 19.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Other Sports
Nisha Rawal on playing an insecure woman in 'Meet'
Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) Actress Nisha Rawal's character of 'Masum' in the show 'Meet' has managed to stir a sense of excitement amongst the audience.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Neha Sharma-starrer 'Aafat-E-Ishq' trailer out
Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) The trailer of Neha Sharma-starrer 'Aafat-E-Ishq' was released on Monday and the actress says it was an "acting 101" for her.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Ajinkya Rahane to lead Mumbai in Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 Trophy
Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) Ajinkya Rahane, the vice-captain in the Indian Test team, will lead a 20-member Mumbai squad in the Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 Trophy. Prithvi Shaw, who captained Mumbai to victory in the 2020/21 Vijay Hazare Trophy, will serve as his deputy, said an announcement by the Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) on its website on Monday.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
K'taka signs MoU with Gulf Islamic Investment Group in Dubai
Bengaluru, Oct 18 (IANS) In a big push to attract investments and boost trade, the Government of Karnataka has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Gulf Islamic Investment group (GII).
2021-10-18
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy,Politics
Web series to be made on Pulwama terror attack by Onir
Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) A web series will be made as homage to the bravehearts and the NIA team who painstakingly investigated the Pulwama terror attack took place in 2019, and shook the nation to its core. The web series titled 'Pulwama Key No. 1026' will be directed by National Award-winning filmmaker Onir.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Neighbouring states to blame for Delhi's rising pollution levels: Rai
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Delhi Environment Minister Gopal Rai on Monday reiterated that the neighbouring states failed to discharge their responsibilities, leading to rapid rise in the pollution level in the national capital.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Katrina Kaif looks stunningly gorgeous in beach pics, reels
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Katrina Kaif has been keeping busy with the promotions of her Diwali extravaganza 'Sooryavanshi'. Amidst her busy schedule, the actress took to Instagram to share her pictures and reels on Instagram. In two separate posts, the actress can be seen basking in the warm sun wearing a white gown with a thigh-high slit and open tresses.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Rail Roko protests by farmers affect rail traffic in Rajasthan
Jaipur, Oct 18 (IANS) A total of 18 trains were cancelled in North West Railways in Rajasthan while 10 were partially suspended as 'Rail Roko' protests by farmers against the Lakhimpur Kheri incident and the demand of the resignation of Union Minister Ajay Misra Teni, affected the services in Hanumangarh, Bikaner, Jodhpur, Ganganagar and Churu districts.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
We have to remember Morgan is unique, has gone through spells like this: Hussain
Dubai, Oct 18 (IANS) Former England captain Nasser Hussain has reminded that current skipper Eoin Morgan is unique and has gone through bad spells of form before. He also hoped that one good innings will click things for Morgan. Morgan, who led Kolkata Knight Riders to runners-up position in IPL 2021, had a horrid time with the bat, scoring just 133 runs in 17 matches with an average of 11.08 and strike rate of 95.68.
2021-10-18
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Kamal Nath accuses BJP of luring candidate, calls MP Lokayukta fake
Bhopal, Oct 18 (IANS) Amid high voltage campaign for bypolls in Madhya Pradesh, state unit of the Congress on Monday levelled serious allegations against the BJP for luring its candidate.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
Kerala sees lower Covid tally due to fewer tests
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 18 (IANS) Kerala on Monday saw 6,676 new Covid cases after 68,668 tests were conducted in the past 24 hours and the test positivity rate was 9.72 per cent, said a statement from Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
T20 WC: Hundred percent, it would be my biggest life achievement in sports, says Rabada
Abu Dhabi, Oct 18 (IANS) South Africa pacer Kagiso Rabada is hundred percent sure that winning the ICC men's T20 World Cup will be one of his biggest life achievement in sports. He added that if his team wins the trophy, it would be 'one of the highest achievements in cricket' by South Africa.
2021-10-18
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
TN to crack down on usage of polythene covers
Chennai, Oct 18 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu environment department has issued orders to all district administration officers to enforce strict measures over the use of polythene covers after reports that recycled plastics are being used at several places.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Environment/Wildlife,Health/Medicine
China's inhalable Covid vax may boost antibodies 300-fold
Beijing, Oct 18 (IANS) An inhalable Covid-19 vaccine developed by China's CanSino Biologics has shown an increase of 250- to 300-fold in neutralising antibody levels as a booster shot, the media reported.
2021-10-18
Category: International, China,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech
MPs from Rajasthan are best performing
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Rajasthan MPs are facing the least amount of anger from the electorate followed by Andhra Pradesh and Bihar representatives, as per IANS-CVoter Governance Index.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
T2o World Cup: Ireland's Campher claims four wickets off four balls v Netherlands
Abu Dhabi, Oct 18 (IANS) Ireland's Curit Campher on Monday claimed four wickets in four consecutive deliveries at the T20 World Cup, joining a select band of two bowlers to achieve his historic feat in white-ball cricket.
2021-10-18
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Anger diffuses at local level rising against states, Centre
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) The anger of electorate on governance issues is being channelised against the Centre and the states while the local governance factor has dissipated in the Covid era, according to the IANS-CVoter Governance Index.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Several states score above average in performance
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) The least anger among the states is in Assam, Puducherry and Madhya Pradesh, as per the IANS-CVoter Governance Index.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Bhupesh Baghel is India's best performing Chief Minister
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel is the best performing Chief Minister in the country, facing the least anger of the electorate, as per the IANS-CVoter Governance Index.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
India, Israel agree to mutually recognize Covid vax certification
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) External Affairs Minister Dr S. Jaishankar and his Israeli counterpart Yair Lapid on Monday agreed on the mutual recognition of the Covid-19 vaccination certificates.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Health/Medicine
NASA's Perseverance captures panoramic view of Martian ridges
Washington, Oct 18 (IANS) NASA's Perseverance rover has clicked a panorama view of the "South Seitah" region of Mars' Jezero Crater, offering clues to the area's mysterious past.
2021-10-18
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
Rail roko: Train services disrupted at 130 places
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Train services were disrupted at 130 places as farmers sat on railway tracks following a call given by Samyukt Kisan Morcha (SKM) demanding arrest and resignation of Union Minister of State for Home Ajay Misra Teni in connection with the October 3 Lakhimpur Kheri violence. The minister's son, Ashish Misra, is a prime accused in the case.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Vehicle runs two women over in Jalandhar, one dead
Chandigarh, Oct 18 (IANS) In a horrific incident caught on a roadside CCTV, two young women, who were crossing the road, were run over on Monday by a vehicle being driven by a police inspector in Punjab's Jalandhar town.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Tripura to add CM's articles on state's last ruler to school books
Agartala, Oct 18 (IANS) The Tripura government will include some articles from the book written by Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb about the last princely ruler Bir Bikram Kishore Manikya Bahadur in the school curriculum, officials said on Monday.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Tripura,National,Education,Politics
Shots fired at murder accused returning from Delhi court, 1 injured
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) In a broad daylight incident, one person was injured as unidentified people attacked a car at the city's Kishanganj area, an official said here on Monday.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
'Bigg Boss 15': Is friendship of Jay and Tejasswi on the rocks?
Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) The previous episode of 'Bigg Boss 15' already saw rivalries and competition among the contestants becoming more fierce.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Facial recognition system to speed up lunch payments in UK schools
London, Oct 18 (IANS) Facial recognition technology have been rolled out by a group of nine schools in the UK to verify children's payments for school meals, acording to media reports.
2021-10-18
Category: International, United Kingdom,Technology
Kerala mulls online platform for products of Kudumbashree, MSME units
Kochi, Oct 18 (IANS) P. Rajeev, State Minister for Law, Industry, and Coir on Monday said the Kerala government is working on the idea of starting an online platform to deliver products manufactured by Kudumbashree and other Micro, small, and medium production units, for which the work has already started.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Kerala,Business/Economy
President greets people on Milad-un-Nabi
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind on Monday greeted the people on Milad-un-Nabi on Monday, exhorting them to take inspiration from Prophet Muhammad's life and ideals.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Religion
Divya Dutta bags Best Actor award for 'Sheer Qorma' at DFWSAFF
Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) Divya Dutta is an exceptional actress, who can singlehandedly breathe life into her films. Her nuanced performances have won her loyal fans from the cinephile circle and beyond. She's one of those gifted actors in our film industry, who perfectly understands the pitch of her characters and fittingly executes them as per the tone of the film.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Meera Deosthale: I don't like comparing myself to anyone
Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) An actor's life might look all glitz and glamour, but the reality is quite different. Much like any other profession, they also need to hustle. While there are opportunities, so is the competition. Meera Deosthale has her own way to deal with all the good and bad that are a part and parcel of this profession.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Ex-TN Minister's premises raided, AIADMK condemns (2nd Ld)
Chennai, Oct 18 (IANS) Tamil Nadu's anti-corruption bureau and the Directorate of Vigilance and Anti-Corruption (DVAC) officials carried out search operations at former Health Minister Dr C. Vijayabaskar's residence and other places on Monday.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Emraan Hashmi, Nikita Dutta-starrer 'Dybbuk - The Curse Is Real' teaser out
Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) The teaser of Emraan Hashmi and Nikita Dutta-starrer 'Dybbuk -The Curse Is Real' was launched Monday.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
69 rescued off Goa beaches on holiday weekend: Official
Panaji, Oct 18 (IANS) As many as 69 persons were rescued over the weekend along Goa's beaches, with the maximum rescues being carried out on Dussehra, a private lifeguard agency deployed at the state's beaches said on Monday.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Goa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
AI data offers reliable 14 day Covid admissions forecast
Stockholm, Oct 18 (IANS) Forecasting the daily number of near-term Covid-19 admissions has been a vital part of hospital planning during the pandemic.
2021-10-18
Category: International, Sweden,Technology,Health/Medicine
Lanka Premier League 2021 to kick off on December 5
Colombo, Oct 18 (IANS) The Lanka Premier League 2021 will commence on December 5 here with the inaugural game scheduled to be played between Galle and Jaffna.
2021-10-18
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Sports,Cricket
Ganga Ram Hospital becomes first in India to have VITT test
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) The national capital's Sir Ganga Ram Hospital has become the first centre in India to perform confirmatory test for Covid Vaccine Induced Thrombotic Thrombocytopenia (VITT). The Hematology Department at the hospital is the only centre in India doing the gold standard Platelet aggregation test in the country.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
T20 World Cup: Hussain feels Mills could fill in void left by Jofra Archer's absence
Dubai, Oct 18 (IANS) Former England captain Nasser Hussain feels that pacer Tymal Mills could fill in the void left by Jofra Archers absence in the ICC mens T20 World Cup in the UAE. He added that Mills is one of the key figures due to him being one of the best death bowlers in world franchise cricket.
2021-10-18
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Punjab to provide free power to rural water supply schemes
Chandigarh, Oct 18 (IANS) Providing a major relief to village residents, the Punjab Cabinet on Monday decided to provide free power to all rural water supply schemes from October 1.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
New cheating case against NCB's 'independent witness' Kiran Gosavi
Pune, Oct 18 (IANS) In an embarrassment for the Narcotics Control Bureau, the Pune police have booked one of its "independent witnesses" in the cruise ship raid, Kiran P. Gosavi, currently absconding, in a case of cheating and forgery, officials said on Monday.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Rebel SP MLA elected as Deputy Speaker of UP Assembly
Lucknow, Oct 18 (IANS) Rebel Samajwadi Party MLA Nitin Agarwal was elected to the post of Deputy Speaker of the UP Assembly on Monday with support from the BJP while the official SP candidate Narendra Varma lost.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Pappu Yadav likely to join Cong in first week of November
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Jan Adhikar Party (JAP) chief Pappu Yadav is likely to join the Congress in the first week of November.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
'Godman' Ram Rahim gets life sentence in manager murder case too
Chandigarh, Oct 18 (IANS) Self-styled godman and Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, who is already serving a 20-year jail sentence for raping two of his disciples and a life term for a journalist's killing, was on Monday sentenced to life imprisonment for murder of a former sect manager nearly two decades back.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion
Rains, festive season, high fuel prices send veggie prices soaring
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) The delayed withdrawal of monsoon, coupled with flood situation in various parts of the country, soaring fuel prices and the festive season demand have all set the prices of vegetables, especially essentials such as onion and tomato, to shoot up within a week or so.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Politics
Facebook hiring 10,000 people to build metaverse
San Francisco, Oct 18 (IANS) Facebook has announced to hire 10,000 people to help the social network build the metaverse -- a new phase of interconnected virtual experiences using technologies like virtual and augmented reality (VR/AR).
2021-10-18
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Won't accept Centre's decision on BSF's jurisdiction: Punjab CM
Chandigarh, Oct 18 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Channi on Monday said his government will not accept the Centre's decision to expand the BSF's jurisdiction from existing 15 km from the border to 50 km, as this is "against the spirit of federalism".
2021-10-18
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
All he would be looking for is to win the T20 competition: Gambhir on Kohli
Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) Former India opener Gautam Gambhir said that captain Virat Kohli will be looking to win the ICC mens T20 World Cup in the UAE and Oman. He added that he was sure the Indian team would look to do well as India havent won the event after winning the inaugural edition in 2007. The tournament marks the last time Kohli will be leading India in T20Is.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
CBI arrests J&K Grameen bank official in bribery case
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has arrested two persons including an official of J&K Grameen bank for allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs 20,000 to sanction a house loan.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Nishigandha Wad's 'The Unknown Number' focuses on pandemic
Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) People were urged to live in quarantine since their lifestyles had changed as a result of the pandemic. Actress Nishigandha Wad's upcoming short film 'The Unknown Number' is centred on this theme as she portrays a government officer who works from home and shows how an unknown number connects two strangers. The actress will be seen with actor Gaurav Bisht.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Shashaa Tirupati's 3D animation love song 'De Chuki Dil' out
Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) National Award-winning singer Shashaa Tirupati is quite excited about her latest love song 'De Chuki Dil' with an interesting 3D animation video.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
'Meherwan', Jubin Nautiyal's latest track from 'Bekhudi', tugs at the heartstrings
Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) The trailer of 'Bekhudi' starring Adhyayan Suman and Angel dropped recently and, one thing it promises is a melodious soundtrack laced with soul-stirring numbers. The recent track to have come out is the mellifluous love ballad titled 'Meherwan'. The song crooned by Jubin Nautiyal has been getting rave reviews.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Transparency is at a premium in IRDAI
Chennai, Oct 18 (IANS) Transparency is certainly at a premium in cash-rich Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) that had earned over about Rs 268 crore during FY20, mostly from policyholders and has fixed deposits of over Rs 1,450 crore, a senior official said.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy
'Farce': AAP slams BJP's Jhuggi Samman Yatra
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Accusing the BJP of disrespecting slum dwellers, Aam Aadmi Party leader Atishi on Monday termed their 'Jhuggi Samman Yatra' a "farce".
2021-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Shah chairs top security meet of DGPs, IGPs, intel officials
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday presided over the National Security Strategy Conference (NSSC) through video conferencing to discuss the prevailing security situation in the country.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Vivo Y3s with 6.51-inch Halo FullView display launched in India
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Smartphone maker Vivo on Monday launched its new budget smartphone 'Vivo Y3s' in the Indian market.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
1st polio vaccination drive in Afghanistan since Taliban takeover (Ld)
Kabul, Oct 18 (IANS) A country-wide polio vaccination drive will begin in Afghanistan on November 8 for the first time since the Taliban took over the country in August, the Unicef announced on Monday.
2021-10-18
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Wish to play negative characters: Romil K. Sharma
Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) Actor Romil K. Sharma who is known for featuring in television shows like 'Maddam Sir' and 'Nazar' wants to explore grey characters on screen.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Fielding coach Sridhar thanks BCCI, players before last assignment with Team India
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Fielding coach Ramakrishnan Sridhar, ahead of his final stint with the national cricket team for the ICC T20 World Cup, thanked the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) for allowing him to serve the national side.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
After targeted killings, Congress holds meet on Kashmir
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) After targeted killings in Kashmir, the Congress on Monday held meeting to discuss the situation in Jammu and Kashmir. The meeting held at Rahul Gandhi's residence was attended by State In-charge Rajni Patil, State President Ghulam Ahmad Mir and CWC member Tariq Hameed Karra.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Terrorism
Cannabis oil led to lung cancer regression in octagenarian
London, Oct 18 (IANS) A lung cancer patient in her 80s, who rejected conventional treatment and self-medicated with cannabidiol ('CBD') oil saw her tumour shrink, said doctors in a study published in the journal in BMJ Case Reports.
2021-10-18
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
Sri Lanka records over 7,000 tourist arrivals in Oct
Colombo, Oct 18 (IANS) Over 7,000 tourists have arrived in Sri Lanka so far this month, giving a boost to the country's tourism industry which took a blow due to the Covid-19 pandemic, local media reported on Monday.
2021-10-18
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
More Indians prioritise audio quality while purchasing smartphones
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Audio quality is the top-most driver (69 per cent) influencing consumer smartphone purchases in India, ahead of battery (65 per cent) and camera (63 per cent), a study showed on Monday.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Myanmar remits sentences of 1,316 prisoners
Yangon, Oct 18 (IANS) The State Administration Council of Myanmar on Monday remitted the sentences of 1,316 prisoners.
2021-10-18
Category: International, Myanmar,Politics
Xbox mini fridge preorders to go live in US on Oct 19
San Francisco, Oct 18 (IANS) Tech giant Microsoft has announced that the pre-orders for the Xbox mini fridge will start on Tuesday (October 19).
2021-10-18
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Dhoni is the only person who can make me calm: Hardik Pandya
Dubai, Oct 18 (IANS) Star Indian all-rounder Hardik Pandya has lavished praise on MS Dhoni while sharing his close relationship with the former captain and the current mentor of the national team.
2021-10-18
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
After a spate of attacks, non-local workers flee Kashmir
Srinagar, Oct 18 (IANS) Panic has gripped non-local workers in Kashmir after a series of attacks against them and many have now started fleeing the Valley.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Terrorism
Ayushmann: 'Badhaai Ho' triggered important conversation in India about late pregnancy
Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) On the third anniversary of the release of his blockbuster family entertainer 'Badhaai Ho', Ayushmann Khurrana reveals that he is happy with the positive impact that the film has had over society regarding late pregnancy.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
'They thought I was done'; Hardik Pandya opens up on being suspended in 2019
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) India all-rounder Hardik Pandya faced tough times in his career in 2019 following his appearance on a TV show 'Koffee with Karan' which led to a wide media outburst.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Delhi records first death due to dengue in 2021
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Delhi has recorded the first death due to dengue in 2021 on Monday morning, according to South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) report. The report says that total 720 dengue cases have been reported so far this year.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Gurugram civic body plans to turn 5 roads into model ones
Gurugram, Oct 18 (IANS) The Municipal Corporation of Gurugram (MCG) has started work to make five roads of ward-19 as model roads in the city.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Haryana,National,Human Interest/Society,Politics
Japan to start trials requiring vax proof, test results at restaurants
Tokyo, Oct 18 (IANS) The Japanese government said on Monday that it would start conducting trials using proof of Covid-19 vaccinations or negative test results at eateries this week, aiming to maintain economic activities while preventing the spread of infections.
2021-10-18
Category: International, Japan,Politics
Abhishek Bajaj calls Donal Bisht's character most complex yet simple in 'Bigg Boss 15'
Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) 'Bigg Boss 15' contestant and actress Donal Bisht is trying to play the game nicely. Donal is known for playing 'Sharanya' in 'Ek Deewaana Tha' and 'Ishika Patel' in 'Roop - Mard Ka Naya Swaroop'. She also appeared in a music video 'Kinni Vaari' along with actor Abhishek Bajaj.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Priyanka Chopra gets wet in scuba diving pics
Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) Priyanka Chopra Jonas has been busy with the filming of the American spy series 'Citadel' since the past few weeks.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Hollywood
Nokia XR20 'rugged' smartphone launched in India
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, on Monday launched a new rugged smartphone Nokia XR20 in the Indian market.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
More curbs eased relaxed in Aus state
Canberra, Oct 18 (IANS) Thousands of children returned to schools in Sydney and more restrictions were eased for fully vaccinated adults on Monday, as Australia's most populous state of New South Wales (NSW) surpassed its Covid-19 inoculation target.
2021-10-18
Category: International, Australia,Politics
Rahul slams govt after petrol became costlier than aviation fuel
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Former Congress president Rahul Gandhi has slammed the central government after reports emerged that the petrol is costlier than aviation fuel in the country. Rahul Gandhi said, the matter is very "serious".
2021-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Tennis ace Naomi Osaka shares stunning pictures of Greek vacation
Athens, Oct 18 (IANS) Japanese tennis ace and four-time major winner, Naomi Osaka, has shared stunning pictures of her vacationing in Mykonos in Greece, as she celebrates her 24th birthday with her family and friends in the island paradise.
2021-10-18
Category: International, Greece,Sports,Tennis
K'taka college student suicide: FIR against 8 including cop
Mysuru, Oct 18 (IANS) The Karnataka Police have registered an FIR against eight persons, including an Assistant Sub-Inspector in connection with the alleged suicide of a college student in Channapattana village in Mysuru district, police sources said on Monday.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
NZ reports 60 new Covid-19 cases of Delta variant
Wellington, Oct 18 (IANS) New Zealand reported 60 new Covid-19 cases of the Delta variant in the community on Monday, which increased the country's overall infection tally to 5,055.
2021-10-18
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
Two foreign nationals escape from custody in K'taka
Mysuru, Oct 18 (IANS) An incident of two foreign nationals escaping from the custody of authorities has come to light on Monday in Karnataka's Mysuru district.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
IIT Madras team design white light emitters for LED applications
Chennai, Oct 18 (IANS) Researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT-M) have successfully developed a white light emitter for use in energy-efficient Light Emitting Diodes or LEDs.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Technology
Expert committee to decide when to open dams: Vijayan
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 18 (IANS) In the wake of flood and rain that have claimed 35 lives in Kerala, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Monday said an expert committee will take decision to open dams and that would be conveyed to District Collector who in turn will ensure that people living in vulnerable areas are evacuated to safety.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Bhopal man arrested for raping 13-yr-old girl
Bhopal, Oct 18 (IANS) Bhopal Police on Monday arrested an accused for allegedly raping a 13-year-old girl. The matter came to light after a police complaint was registered. The accused has been arrested under sections 376 and 501 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).
2021-10-18
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Memory Care Homes for the elderly
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANSlife) Ailments associated with memory, especially Alzheimer's disease and Dementia, are common among the elderly. While these ailments have no peculiar pattern for their onset among senior citizens, there are ways the symptoms of these memory disorders can be dealt with. One of them is a Memory Care Home.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Getting a personal look at everything at Paris Fashion Week was intriguing: Masoom Minawal
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANSlife) This year Paris Fashion Week brought together the world's most celebrated designers to show off their most breathtaking designs, capping off fashion month with a boom. The First Indian fashion blogger to attend Paris Fashion Week, Masoom Minawala, a digital content creator, global influencer, and entrepreneur chose Indian labels.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Dalai Lama prays for Kerala flood victims
Dharamsala, Oct 18 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama on Monday wrote to Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan to express his deep sadness at the tragic loss of life and property due to flooding and landslides in many parts of the state.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Politics
Rail Roko: Cops deployed at Nizamuddin Railway Station in Delhi
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Delhi Police has deployed its personnel at strategic points at the Hazrat Nizamuddin Railway Station in the national capital in view of the Rail Roko (Stop Trains) agitation call given by farmer organisations.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Man apprehended for bomb hoax call to S.Korea's National Assembly
Seoul, Oct 18 (IANS) Police in South Korea apprehended a man on Monday for making a false threat to blow up the National Assembly.
2021-10-18
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
Tasneem Ali says she likes director Krishna Bhatt for her nonchalance
Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) Actress Tasneem Ali is seen playing the character of 'Beena' in the web series 'Sanak: Ek Junoon'. The actress shares her experience of working with director Krishna Bhatt
2021-10-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
MHA in touch with Kerala govt, assures all possible help
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Amid critical flood situation in Kerala, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) is closely monitoring the situation and has assured all possible assistance to the state administration from the Centre, the officials in the Ministry said.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Hasan Zaidi: It's not like actors are never satisfied, but we look forward to do more
Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) For every actor their career means everything. While the opportunities are plenty, so is the competition. Hasan Zaidi agrees and questions if we would have enjoyed everything had there been no healthy competition.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Aus Deputy PM rules out support for greater 2030 climate target
Canberra, Oct 18 (IANS) Australia's Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce has said it is "highly unlikely" his party will support an increased 2030 climate target.
2021-10-18
Category: International, Australia,Politics
'Rail roko' protest: Farmers end stir at UP's Modinagar Rly station (Ld)
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Agitating farmers concluded their 'rail roko' protest at Modinagar railway station in Uttar Pradesh's Ghaziabad after half an hour sit-in protest on the tracks on Monday.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Sandeep Kumaar is enjoying his bad boy image on TV
Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) Actor Sandeep Kumaar who is currently seen as VJ (Vivan Joshi) in television show 'Tera Mera Saath Rahe', enjoys playing a bad boy for the first time on screen but fears being typecast.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
66% rise in built-up areas in Mumbai in 3 decades leading to heat stress
New Delhi/Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) Mumbai has lost 81 per cent of open land, 40 per cent green cover and nearly 30 per cent of its water bodies between 1991 and 2018 while the built-up area has increased by 66 per cent during the same period, a recent study has found.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Health/Medicine
South Korea girl group aespa debuts at No. 20 on Billboard 200
Seoul, Oct 18 (IANS) Eleven months after making its debut, emerging South Korean girl group aespa has hit the Billboard main albums chart for the first time. Its first EP 'Savage' debuted at No. 20, Billboard said on Sunday (U.S. time).
2021-10-18
Category: International, South Korea,Cinema/Showbiz
Chirag Paswan slams Nitish over targeting of Biharis in Kashmir
Patna, Oct 18 (IANS) After Bihar opposition leader Tejashwi Yadav, Chirag Paswan, the president of Lok Janshakti party (Ram Vilas), has slammed Chief Minister Nitish Kumar for being 'insensitive' and not doing enough over the killings of Bihari labourers in Kashmir.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Trupti Khamkar on fer first on-screen romance in 'Girgit'
Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) The rise of the digital space has given us stellar artistes. One such name is Trupti Khamkar, who has impressed the audience with her work. The talented actress made her foray in the world of entertainment with the sketches of the comedy collective AIB which went on to become massive hits.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
TN educationists criticise NAS exam for school students
Chennai, Oct 18 (IANS) Educationists in Tamil Nadu have come out against the reported move of the state government to conduct National Achievement Survey (NAS) among students of Classes III, V, VIII, and X. The survey which is aimed at assessing the learning skills of children is scheduled to be held on November 12.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Education,Politics
Single Indians doing something different when it comes to sex and intimacy this year
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANSlife) The pandemic and lockdown restrictions have changed dating for single Indians and shaped the way single people in India are approaching sex and intimacy. In its Intimacy in a Pandemic Report, Bumble, the women-first dating app and social networking platform, shows how partner priorities are also seeing a seismic shift.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
This beauty brand aims to give sustainable support to children
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANSlife) Children are among the biggest victims of Covid-19. According to The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights, over 1 lakh children have lost one or both of their parents during the pandemic, leaving them orphaned partially or entirely or abandoned by relatives. The crisis is having a profound effect on the well-being and healthcare of children. Additionally, children living in child care institutions and centres are impacted due to a lack of essential items such as dry rations, personal care products and medical facilities. The disruption of education caused by Covid-19 is adversely impacting education wherein children cannot cope up owing to a lack of adequate online education tools and digital infrastructure.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Skincare tips for new mothers and their babies
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANSlife) When you become a mother, you tend to forget about your own needs because you are so focused on your child. With the baby keeping you busy all day and night, your skincare takes a backseat.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Sipping on some G & T
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANSlife) World Gin And Tonic Day is celebrated annually on October 19. Bombay Sapphire, one of the world leaders when it comes to Gin recommends keeping a few cocktails handy to celebrate the day in style. Check out these refreshing Gin bases cocktail by the experts in their team:
2021-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Congress' Punjab woes far from over, party worried ahead of polls
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) After Navjot Singh Sidhu wrote to Congress president Sonia Gandhi and asked for personal audience to raise issues with the party regarding the fulfilment of poll promises, the Congress is working on plan B to check Sidhu and devise strategy that party should look united ahead of the polls.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
1st polio vaccination drive in Afghanistan since Taliban takeover
Kabul, Oct 18 (IANS) A country-wide polio vaccination drive will begin in Afghanistan on November 8 for the first time since the Taliban took over the country in August, the Unicef announced on Monday.
2021-10-18
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Lawyer shot dead inside court campus in UP
Shahjahanpur (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 18 (IANS) In a frightening replay of the Delhi court incident, a lawyer was shot dead inside the Shahjahanpur civil court on Monday.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Rail roko agitation: Train services disrupted at 30 places
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Train services were disrupted at 30 places as farmers sat on railway tracks in Haryana, Bihar and Karnataka, demanding arrest and resignation of Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Ajay Misra Teni in connection with the October 3 Lakhimur violence.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
UP buying power at Rs 22 per unit, says Yogi
Lucknow, Oct 18 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief minister Yogi Adityanath has said that in this festive season, his government was buying electricity at a cost up to Rs 22 per unit from outside sources because he did not wish to dampen the spirit of festivals.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Soha Ali Khan talks sustainable fashion
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANSlife) At the recently held Lake Fashion Week X Fashion Design Council of India event which took place in Mumbai, actress Soha Ali Khan was muse for Megha Jain Madaan. The festive collection by Madaan for her label Abstract was a luxurious line of creations. Khan dazzled in a sensational, black, will-powered gown with horizontal gold braiding, while the deep olive train added a regal touch. IANSlife caught up with the celebrity on the sideline of the events to discover her take on fashion.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
NZ increases support to countries vulnerable to climate emergency: PM
Wellington, Oct 18 (IANS) The New Zealand government is making a four-fold increase in the support it provides to countries most vulnerable to the climate emergency, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Monday.
2021-10-18
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
mRNA Covid jabs as 2nd dose may generate robust immune response
London, Oct 18 (IANS) People who had received a first dose of the Oxford-AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine and received an mRNA shot for their second dose had a lower risk of infection compared to people who had received both doses of only the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine, according to a study.
2021-10-18
Category: International, United Kingdom,National,Health/Medicine
Taking flu shot may cut heart disease risk: Study
New York, Oct 18 (IANS) Did you know that coming down with the flu can substantially increase the risk of a serious or even fatal cardiac event? US researchers suggest that taking annual flu vaccinations may cut heart disease risk.
2021-10-18
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
J&K govt signs MoU with Dubai for developmental projects
Srinagar, Oct 18 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Lt. Governor Manoj Sinha said on Monday that the UT administration has signed an MoU with the Dubai government for real estate development, industrial parks, IT towers, multipurpose towers, logistics, medical colleges, super specialty hospitals and more.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
OnePlus Watch Harry Potter Limited edition launched in India
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) OnePlus on Monday launched the OnePlus Watch Harry Potter Limited Edition in the Indian market, in partnership with Warner Bros Consumer Products (WBCP).
2021-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
S.Korea eases rules on private gatherings
Seoul, Oct 18 (IANS) South Korea on Monday eased restrictions on private gatherings ahead of preparations for a gradual shift to the "living with Covid-19" scheme as the daily coronavirus cases dropped to the lowest level in more than three months.
2021-10-18
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
Ex-Aussie pace bowler Tony Dodemaide joins CA's National Selection Panel
Sydney, Oct 18 (IANS) Former Australian pace bowler Tony Dodemaide will join Cricket Australia's (CA) men's National Selection Panel (NSP) alongside chairman George Bailey and head coach Justin Langer.
2021-10-18
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Delhi man stabbed to death by friend in Sangam Vihar
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) A man was stabbed to death by another person in Delhi's Sangam Vihar, an official said on Monday.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Delhi to soon have over 4K e-autos on roads, registration opens
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Delhi will become the first city in the country to have the highest number of electric autos running on its roads as registrations for 4,261 such vehicles have been opened up by the Delhi Transport Department on Monday.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Palestinian Prez calls on int'l community, US to end Israeli occupation
Ramallah, Oct 18 (IANS) Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas warned that the situation in the territories "has become unbearable due to the Israeli violations".
2021-10-18
Category: International, Israel,Politics
Stoinis should be fit for opening match against South Africa: Hazlewood
Dubai, Oct 18 (IANS) Australian pace bowler Josh Hazlewood has said that all-rounder Marcus Stoinis -- a regular in coach Justin Langer's T20 squad in recent times -- is recovering from a hamstring injury suffered during the Indian Premier League (IPL) and should be fit for the team's opening ICC T20 World Cup match against South Africa on October 23.
2021-10-18
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Crypto hackers now target iPhone users via Bumble, Tinder apps
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Cyber security researchers on Monday revealed an international cryptocurrency trading scam, to the tune of at least $1.4 million, that is targeting iPhone users through popular dating apps such as Bumble and Tinder and putting users' data at risk.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Afghans struggling to cope with winter season amid price hike
Kabul, Oct 18 (IANS) Afghans are struggling to cope with the upcoming winter season in the war-torn and cash-strapped country, as majority of the people live under the poverty line and can barely afford basic daily needs due to a price hike of commodities.
2021-10-18
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Kerala couple arrives on a cooking vessel for marriage
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 18 (IANS) Nothing could deter a young couple in Kerala as they braved the floods to reach in time for their marriage, travelling nearly 500 metres on a traditional copper cooking vessel for their wedding held in a local temple at Thakazhi near Alappuzha on Monday morning.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Kerala,National,Human Interest/Society
Agitating farmers stop trains at Modinagar railway station in UP
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Agitating farmers on Monday stopped the railway traffic at the Modinagar Railway station in Uttar Pradesh's Ghaziabad district. Hundreds of farmers sat on the tracks to stop the passenger and freight train movement as part of the 'rail roko' protest call given by the Samyukta Kisan Morcha.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
UP Assembly pays tributes to Kalyan Singh
Lucknow, Oct 18 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh Vidhan Sabha on Monday paid glowing tributes to former Chief Minister Kalyan Singh, who had passed away on August 21 after a prolonged illness.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Probe panel slams Goa hospital for O2 shortage, Oppn stages walkout
Panaji, Oct 18 (IANS) A committee appointed by the state government to probe oxygen-related deaths at Goa government's apex health facility, the Goa Medical College (GMC), has slammed the hospital authorities for lackadaisical attitude and not doing enough to augment oxygen supply during the second wave of the pandemic during which nearly 80 persons died within a few days due to lack of oxygen.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
YouTube sensation Tanzeel Khan talks about his debut single 'Yeh Dil'
Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) Singer and songwriter Tanzeel Khan has released his first single 'Yeh Dil' from his debut album 'Dastaan'. Tanzeel is known for tracks like 'Dilli Ki Ladki', 'Mere Dil Vich' with singer Arjun Kanungo which gave him a lot of fame as singer and lyricist.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Sri Lanka's first captain Bandula Warnapura, who joined 1982 rebel tour to SA, passes away
Colombo, Oct 18 (IANS) Sri Lanka's first Test captain, who later became national coach and administrator, Bandula Warnapura passed away while undergoing treatment at a private hospital in Colombo.
2021-10-18
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Sports,Cricket
Tata Motors launch sub-compact SUV Punch at Rs 5.49 lakh
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Automobile major Tata Motors on Monday launched sub-compact SUV 'Tata Punch' with a starting price of Rs 5.49 Lakh (ex-showroom Delhi).
2021-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
S.Korea voices concern over Japan's Fukushima water release plan
Seoul, Oct 18 (IANS) South Korea has expressed concern over the new Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida's plan to release radioactive water from the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant into the ocean, Seoul officials said Monday.
2021-10-18
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
Sena Minister to SC: Probe NCB, Aryan Khan's 'fundamental rights breach'
Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) In a significant development, a senior Shiv Sena leader urged the Supreme Court to order a probe by a sitting judge of the apex court into the affairs of Narcotics Control Bureau and violation of fundamental rights of Aryan Khan, son of Bollywood megastar Shah Rukh Khan.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
40% users blame manufacturers for security of their IoT devices
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) As internet of things (IoT) smart devices pick up adoption in our daily lives, new research said on Monday that 40 per cent of users think that manufacturers are responsible for the security of their devices.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
'The Battle at Lake Changjin' continues its victorious box-office march
Los Angeles, Oct 18 (IANS) Chinese patriotic war film 'The Battle at Lake Changjin' continues to rake it in, ending this past weekend with cumulative earnings of $769 million since it was released on September 30.
2021-10-18
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz
Palestine urges UNSC to hold emergency meeting over Israeli settlemen
Ramallah, Oct 18 (IANS) Palestine urged the UN Security Council to hold an emergency meeting over the Israeli settlement issue, Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad al-Maliki said.
2021-10-18
Category: International, Israel,Politics
Met department predicts heavy rains from Wednesday in south TN
Chennai, Oct 18 (IANS) The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted heavy rains in south Tamil Nadu from Wednesday for next two to three days. The rains are following the emergence of a new weather system, the IMD said.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Environment/Wildlife
Cameron Norrie wins at Indian Wells, becomes new British No. 1 tennis player
Indian Wells, Oct 18 (IANS) Great Britain's world No. 26, Cameron Norrie, became the first male tennis player ranked outside the top-25 since Ivan Ljubicic of Croatia (2010) to clinch the BNP Paribas Open title, defeating Nikoloz Basilashvili of Georgia 3-6, 6-4, 6-1 at Indian Wells on Monday (IST).
2021-10-18
Category: International, United States,Sports,Tennis
Passengers escape unhurt as bus catches fire in Telangana
Hyderabad, Oct 18 (IANS) Passengers of a Hyderabad-bound private bus had a narrow escape when the vehicle caught fire in Telangana's Jangaon district in early morning hours of Monday.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
SP, Cong stage protests outside UP Assembly
Lucknow, Oct 18 (IANS) The Samajwadi Party (SP) and Congress legislators on Monday staged separate demonstrations outside the Vidhan Sabha.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Pokemon Unite emerges as most downloaded mobile game worldwide for Sep
San Francisco, Oct 18 (IANS) Pokemon Unite from The Pokemon Company, in collaboration with Tencent, emerged as the most downloaded mobile game worldwide for September 2021 with approximately 33 million installs.
2021-10-18
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Heavy rains continue to lash MP, 1 dead in lightning strike
Bhopal, Oct 18 (IANS) Several parts of Madhya Pradesh have experienced heavy rainfall in the last 24 hours and the regional meteorological department in Bhopal has predicted more showers in the next two days. One person has died due to lightning strike in Rajgarh district of the state.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Cinema/Showbiz
Tanzania allocates $39.1mn for tourism recovery
Dar es Salaam, Oct 18 (IANS) Tanzania has allocated $39.2 million for implementation of 23 projects aimed at revamping the tourism sector affected by the Covid-19 pandemic, a cabinet minister said.
2021-10-18
Category: International, Tanzania,Politics
O.P. Jindal Global University launches 17 new UG and PG degree programmes
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) O.P. Jindal Global University (JGU) has launched 17 new UG and PG degree programmes spanning across 12 schools for the Academic Session beginning in 2022. The Innovative and Interdisciplinary Programmes are aligned towards implementing the National Education Policy 2022 and aim to offer students scholarly choices in pursuing interdisciplinary, intellectually rigorous, and globally engaged education. These courses will be taught by over 900 full-time faculty members from 42 different countries in the world making JGU a truly Global University.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
Ajay Devgn on his Indian Ocean adventure with Bear Grylls
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Bollywood star Ajay Devgn opens up on his trip to the Indian Ocean with Bear Grylls for the survival skill-based reality show 'Into The Wild'. He says it was an adventure-packed journey and entirely a different experience from what he has done in his film career. The trip also worked as a short break for him.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Kerala floods: Blame game begins as death toll reaches 35
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 18 (IANS) As the death toll in Kerala floods and heavy rainfall reached 35, the Congress-led opposition on Monday accused the Pinarayi Vijayan government of not acting in time. However, the government quickly denied the charges.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Global cues, positive macros push equities higher
Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) Positive global cues as well as healthy Q2 results pushed equities higher on Monday.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Khawaja could get Test recall; may partner Warner in Ashes, feels Ian Healy
Sydney, Oct 18 (IANS) Australian cricket legend Ian Healy has said that 34-year-old Queensland batter Usman Khawaja could get a Test recall for the Ashes series, adding that the Pakistan-born player was the ideal candidate to open the innings with David Warner when the five-match series commences in Brisbane on December 8.
2021-10-18
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Beijing records lowest Oct temperature in half century
Beijing, Oct 18 (IANS) A cold wave drove temperatures in Beijing below zero degrees Celsius, setting a record low for the mid-October period since 1969, the municipal meteorological authority said.
2021-10-18
Category: International, China,Environment/Wildlife
S.Korean, US, Japanese intel chiefs to discuss Pyongyang
Seoul, Oct 18 (IANS) The intelligence chiefs of South Korea, the US and Japan will meet in Seoul on Monday behind closed doors for talks on North Korea and other pending issues, according to a source.
2021-10-18
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
Patna Police raids liquor party in posh locality, one held
Patna, Oct 18 (IANS) The Patna Police raided a marriage hall in the upscale area of Rajiv Nagar and arrested one person involved in an alleged liquor party. Five others, however, managed to flee from the spot, said police on Monday.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Bengal youth BJP leader shot dead, BJP points fingers at Trinamool
Kolkata, Oct 18 (IANS) A youth BJP leader of Itahar in West Bengal's North Dinajpur district, Mithun Ghosh, was shot dead by some unidentified miscreants just in front of his home in the Rajgram village. The BJP alleged that Trinamool Congress anti-socials were behind the murder.
2021-10-18
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Saudi Arabia eases Covid precautionary measures
Riyadh, Oct 18 (IANS) Saudi Arabia has started easing precautionary measures against Covid-19 as the country has witnessed a reduction in fresh cases.
2021-10-18
Category: International, Saudi Arabia,Politics
1st frost of season spotted in Seoul as chilly weather continues
Seoul, Oct 18 (IANS) The first frost of the season was observed in Seoul on Monday as unseasonably cold weather continued for most parts of South Korea, the state weather agency said.
2021-10-18
Category: International, South Korea,Environment/Wildlife
Smartphone brand OPPO India to now empower startups
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Smartphone brand OPPO India on Monday launched a new programme to empower entrepreneurs and mentor startups who have the potential to bring the next big technological change in the industry.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Paula Badosa clinches Indian Wells title, set for huge ranking leap
Indian Wells, Oct 18 (IANS) Spain's No.21 seed Paula Badosa overcame No.27 Victoria Azarenka of Belarus 7-6(5), 2-6, 7-6(2) to win the BNP Paribas Open championship in Indian Wells, the final WTA 1000 event of the season on Mionday (IST).
2021-10-18
Category: International, United States,Sports,Tennis
1 killed, 7 injured in US campus shooting
Washington, Oct 18 (IANS) One person was killed and seven others were injured in a shooting at the Grambling State University in the US state of Louisiana, local authorities said.
2021-10-18
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
UP man booked for sending ex-girlfriend's obscene photos to her fiance
Kannauj (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 18 (IANS) A jilted lover sent obscene photographs of his former girlfriend to her fiance, which resulted in the cancellation of her wedding. The incident came to light after the victim's family lodged a complaint at the Kotwali police station.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
K'taka considers to build 'Bengaluru Design District' on lines of Dubai
Bengaluru, Oct 18 (IANS) If everything goes well, the Karnataka government is all set to establish the 'Bengaluru Design District' on lines of Dubai Design District popularly known as d3.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy
Chinese naval strategy's covert dimensions (Opinion)
Ever since Communist China came into existence in 1949, its belligerence over South China Sea ? SCS, has been increasing and some recent events have increased its hostility in the regional sea and towards its neighbour Taiwan. China claims almost all of the SCS covering roughly 3.5 million square kilometres, and its estimated 190 trillion cubic feet of natural gas and 11 billion barrels of oil, in addition to maritime resources such as fish, as part of Chinese territory. Though the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague had firmly rejected China's sovereignty claim in 2016 but even five years after that ruling, China continues to reject the court's authority.
2021-10-18
Category: India, New Delhi,Opinion/Commentary
Booster shot required for entering public venues in Israel
Tel Aviv, Oct 18 (IANS) Israel has started enforcing its 'Green Pass' restrictions, limiting entry to various public venues only to people who have received a third Covid-19 booster shot.
2021-10-18
Category: International, Israel,Politics
PMK slams TN govt for buying power at Rs 20 per unit
Chennai, Oct 18 (IANS) PMK founder leader S. Ramadoss has said that buying power at a rate of Rs 20 per unit would destroy the Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation Ltd (TANGEDCO).
2021-10-18
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
B'deshi criminal shot dead in Lucknow police encounter
Lucknow, Oct 18 (IANS) A Bangladesh criminal, carrying a cash reward of Rs 50,000, was killed in an encounter with the police in Lucknow on Monday.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Personal Law Board leaders to address Milad meet in Hyderabad
Hyderabad, Oct 18 (IANS) All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) leaders will address the annual public meeting in Hyderabad on Tuesday organised by All India Majis-e-Tameer-e-Millar to mark Milad-un-Nabi, the birth anniversary of Prophet Muhammad.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Religion
Fire breaks out at seminar room of Delhi's LNJP hospital
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) A fire broke out in the seminar room of the Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Narayan (LNJP) hospital in the national capital on Monday, a fire department official said.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
UP man attempts self-immolation over police inaction
Kanpur, Oct 18 (IANS) A 55-year-old man in Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur district set himself on fire after pouring petrol in full public view to protest against police inaction in a land dispute case.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Played just two games as a group and we beat Bangladesh: Coetzer
Al Amerat, Oct 18 (IANS) Scotland captain Kyle Coetzer has said that the six-run upset win over Bangladesh came about because of a "lot of planning behind the scenes", given that the side had barely played any competitive games coming into the ICC T20 World Cup and the pandemic leaving their preparations in a disarray.
2021-10-18
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Cricket
No hike in fuel prices on Monday, relief for consumers facing historic high rates
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Petrol and diesel prices remained unchanged on Monday after increasing for four consecutive days as oil marketing companies (OMC) decided to pause to see developments in the global oil market before taking the next step.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Double murder triggers panic in Kolkata
Kolkata, Oct 18 (IANS) Murder of a 61-year-old person and his driver in the heart of the city at Gariahat in South Kolkata on Sunday night triggered panic. The Kolkata Police homicide department started investigating into the murder and the bodies were sent for post-mortem.
2021-10-18
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Apple set to unveil new MacBook pro, AirPods 3
San Francisco, Oct 18 (IANS) Apple is all set to hold a launch event on Monday at 10 a.m. (Pacific Time) which will be its second fall event of the year.
2021-10-18
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
India logs 13,596 new Covid cases, lowest in 230 days
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) In the last 24 hours, India registered 13,596 new Covid-19 cases, which was the lowest single-day spike in 230 days, according to the Union Health Ministry's latest update on Monday.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
This officer left army to scout for sports talent
Jaipur, Oct 18 (IANS) Looking at the major sports talent remaining untouched in rural areas of the country, Colonel Himmat Verma took premature retirement from the Army in August 2021 to launch an NGO 100 Medals-Targeted Foundation in Jaipur.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Defence/Security
Seoul closely monitoring Kim Jong-un's increased messages toward US
Seoul, Oct 18 (IANS) North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has publicly mentioned the US more often recently, drawing attention to Pyongyang's next move amid a prolonged deadlock in their nuclear talks, South Korea's Unification Ministry said on Monday.
2021-10-18
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
Corruption case against ex-TN Health Minister Vijayabaskar, premises raided (Ld)
Chennai, Oct 18 (IANS) Officials of Tamil Nadu's anti-corruption bureau, the Directorate of Vigilance and Anti-Corruption (DVAC) on Monday carried out search operations at former AIADMK Health Minister C. Vijayabaskar's residence and other places.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Protesters sit on rail tracks in Punjab, Haryana; commuters hit
Chandigarh, Oct 18 (IANS) Acting on the call of the Samyukt Kisan Morcha (SKM) for a six-hour nationwide 'rail roko' protest, all railway tracks in Punjab and Haryana were blocked on Monday by farmers, thus affecting the rail services.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Namibia game could show if Sri Lanka's transition is complete
Abu Dhabi, Oct 18 (IANS) Sri Lanka would hope their transition from the old generation to the new is complete when they begin their ICC T20 World Cup campaign against Namibia here later on Monday.
2021-10-18
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Hate speech has dropped by almost 50%, claims Facebook
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Snubbed by media reports over its inability to tackle hate speech, Facebook has now claimed that the prevalence of hate speech on its platform has dropped by almost 50 per cent in the last three quarters.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Israel reports rise in cyberattack attempts against hospitals
Tel Aviv, Oct 18 (IANS) The Israeli Ministry of Health has detected an abnormal increase in the number of cyberattack attempts against hospitals and medical organisations in the last two days, the Ministry and the Israel National Cyber Directorate (INCD) said in a joint statement.
2021-10-18
Category: International, Israel,Politics,Technology
Pilot loyalists want nothing less than leadership change now
Jaipur, Oct 18 (IANS) Amid the ongoing feud between the Ashok Gehlot and Sachin Pilot camps in Rajasthan, Pilot supporters now want to compromise on nothing less than the leadership change as the long-awaited cabinet reshuffle and expansion along with the delayed political appointments have left them frustrated.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Ex-TN Health Minister Vijayabaskar's residence, business premises raided
Chennai, Oct 18 (IANS) Officials of Tamil Nadu's anti-corruption bureau, the Directorate of Vigilance and Anti-Corruption (DVAC) on Monday carried out search operations at former AIADMK Health Minister C. Vijayabaskar's residence and other places.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Indian Army enhances deployment of air assets near border with China in Arunachal region
Missamari (Assam), Oct 18 (IANS) The Indian Army has enhanced deployment of air assets, including unmanned aircraft, near the borders with China in Arunachal Pradesh region.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Assam,National,Defence/Security
COP26: Activists ask Church of England to divest from fossil fuels
London, Oct 18 (IANS) In the run-up to the UN climate change summit named COP26, five Christians dressed as penitents whilst a member of the clergy poured fake oil over them outside the Lambeth Palace in protest at the Church of England's continued investments in fossil fuel industries.
2021-10-18
Category: International, United Kingdom,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
UNHCR provides food assistance for refugees in Tripoli
Tripoli, Oct 18 (IANS) The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) said that it has provided food assistance for thousands of refugees in Libya's capital Tripoli.
2021-10-18
Category: International, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya,Politics
Nagelsmann follows Ronaldo's example as Bayern seek to win Champions League
Berlin, Oct 18 (IANS) Julian Nagelsmann's admiration of Portuguese superstar Cristiano Ronaldo is common knowledge. Since Bayern Munich pulverised Bayern Leverkusen 5-1 on Sunday (October 17), fans might know the coach's admiration for the five-time Champions League winner seems unlimited.
2021-10-18
Category: International, Germany,Sports,Football
Overnight rainfall causes waterlogging in Delhi-NCR
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Several parts of Delhi and its adjoining areas witnessed waterlogging on Monday morning after overnight rainfall.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Five-day RSS event in Ayodhya from Monday
Ayodhya (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 18 (IANS) A five-day Akhil Bhartiya Sharirik Abhyas Varg of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) will begin in Karsevakpuram in Ayodhya from Monday.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
TSMC to start producing chips based on 3nm process in 2022: Report
Taipei, Oct 18 (IANS) The world's largest contract manufacturer for chips Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), is reportedly set to being the production of chips based on a 3nm process next year.
2021-10-18
Category: International, Taiwan, Province Of China,Technology
Widow gets life term for killing man who assaulted her daughter
Bulandshahr (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 18 (IANS) A 70-year-old widow has been awarded life imprisonment, 11 years after she allegedly killed the man who allegedly tried to rape her daughter.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Ayodhya's 'Deepotsav' will now have 9 lakh diyas
Ayodhya, Oct 18 (IANS) The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh has decided that nine lakh diyas (earthen lamps) would be lit in Ayodhya during 'Deepotsav' this year, while an additional 45 lakh 'diyas' would be lit in the homes of the beneficiaries of the BJP government's schemes.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
UP on alert for farmers' 'rail roko' protest
Lucknow, Oct 18 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh has been put on high alert following the Sanyukta Kisan Morcha's 'rail roko' call on Monday.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
K'taka cops go saffron during festival; Cong sees red as photos go viral
Bengaluru, Oct 18 (IANS) Photographs of the entire staff of Kapu police station in Udupi district and Vijayapura Rural district in Karnataka clad in saffron attire during Dasara celebrations, have gone viral on social media. The matter has also put the opposition Congress and ruling BJP in a confrontational mode.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Heavy rainfall lashes Delhi-NCR, temperature dips, AQI worsens
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Heavy rainfall accompanied by thunderstorm lashed parts of Delhi-NCR on Monday which led to a decline in temperature and further deteriorated the air quality.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Religious events at Baghambari Math to be live streamed
Prayagraj, Oct 18 (IANS) Mahant Balbir Giri, the newly-appointed head of the Baghambari Math in Prayagraj, has decided that all religious discourses at the Math, including 'aarti' at the Bade Hanuman temple, will be live streamed on YouTube.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Religion
Fire breaks out at cloth godown in Delhi
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) A fire broke out at a cloth godown in the Gandhi Nagar area of the national capital on Monday, a fire department official said.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Aus secure access to 2 more Covid treatments amid 3rd wave
Canberra, Oct 18 (IANS) The Australian government has secured access to two additional Covid-19 treatments as the country continues to battle against the third wave of the pandemic, Health Minister Greg Hunt announced.
2021-10-18
Category: International, Australia,Health/Medicine
La Liga: Real Sociedad go top as Fati's return helps Barca to vital win
Madrid, Oct 18 (IANS) Real Sociedad moved to the top of La Liga after a 1-0 win at home to Real Mallorca. Neither Real nor Atletico Madrid played this weekend in order to allow their South American players time to recover after midweek World Cup qualifiers, allowing the Basque side to move three points clear at the top of the table thanks to Julen Lobete's last-minute goal.
2021-10-18
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Major S.Korean travel agencies expected to recover from pandemic fallout
Seoul, Oct 18 (IANS) Major South Korean travel agencies are expected to recover from the prolonged fallout of the Covid-19 pandemic and swing to a profit in 2022 on growing demand for overseas travel, a market tracker said on Monday.
2021-10-18
Category: International, South Korea,Business/Economy,Politics
Webcasting for 50% polling stations in Himachal bypoll
Shimla, Oct 18 (IANS) Fifty per cent of the polling stations in the bypoll of the Mandi parliamentary seat and three Assembly constituencies -- Fatehpur, Arki and Jubbal-Kotkhai -- in Himachal Pradesh would be connected through webcasting, state Chief Electoral Officer C.Paulrasu said.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Politics
Finally draft EIA 2020 notification in 22 languages, Dec 15 last date for comments
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) More than 18 months after it was first notified, the Union Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change (MoEF&CC) has finally made available the translation of its draft Environment Impact Assessment (EIA) in 22 languages.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Russian fighter escorts US bomber above Sea of Japan
Moscow, Oct 18 (IANS) A Russian fighter jet escorted a .S strategic bomber over the neutral waters of the Sea of Japan, the DEfence Ministry in Moscow said.
2021-10-18
Category: International, Russian Federation,Politics
Cop commits suicide in Varanasi
Varanasi, Oct 18 (IANS) A police constable, identified as Anil Rai, shot himself dead with his service carbine at the model barrack of Varanasi rural police lines.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
UP principal, asst teacher arrested for cheating
Prayagraj, Oct 18 (IANS) The Prayagraj unit of the Special Task Force (STF) has arrested the principal of Dr. KN Katju Inter College, and an assistant teacher on charges of cheating.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
2021 MacBook Pro models may feature notched display
San Francisco, Oct 18 (IANS) Apple is planning to release a redesigned MacBook Pro line, consisting of a new 14-inch as well as a new 16-inch model powered by the Apple Silicon M1X on Monday and now a new report has claimed that the MacBook Pro models will come with a notched display.
2021-10-18
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Global Covid-19 caseload tops 240.6 mn
Washington, Oct 18 (IANS) The global coronavirus caseload has topped 240.6 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 4.89 million and vaccinations soared to over 6.61 billion, according to the Johns Hopkins University.
2021-10-18
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Malaysia reports 6,145 fresh Covid cases, 63 new deaths
Kuala Lumpur, Oct 18 (IANS) Malaysia reported another 6,145 new Covid-19 infections as of midnight Sunday, bringing the national total to 2,390,687, according to the health ministry.
2021-10-18
Category: International, Malaysia,Health/Medicine
DU admissions based on third cut-off list to begin today
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) The Delhi University (DU)'s admission process on the basis of third cut-off list will commence from Monday and will continue till October 21.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
Former US president Clinton released from hospital
Los Angeles, Oct 18 (IANS) Former US President Bill Clinton was released from a Southern California hospital on Sunday, where he had been treated multiple days for a non-coronavirus-related infection.
2021-10-18
Category: International, United States,International
International air force drill begins in Israel
Jerusalem, Oct 18 (IANS) Air forces of eight countries began the international "Blue Flag" air combat exercise in Israel, the Israeli military has said.
2021-10-18
Category: International, Israel,Defence/Security
Syrian delegates to meet in Geneva for latest round of constitutional talks
Geneva, Oct 18 (IANS) The latest round of Syrian constitutional talks, participated by members of the Syrian Constitutional Committee's Small Body, will kick off in Geneva on Monday, a United Nations envoy has said.
2021-10-18
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Politics
Turkey reports 24,114 daily Covid-19 cases
Ankara, Oct 18 (IANS) Turkey on Sunday confirmed 24,114 new Covid-19 cases, raising its tally of infections to 7,654,277, according to its health ministry.
2021-10-18
Category: International, Turkey,Health/Medicine
Israeli PM urges to combat 'violent crimes' in Arab towns
Jerusalem, Oct 18 (IANS) Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett warned on Sunday that violent crimes in the country's Arab society are spiraling and must be curbed.
2021-10-18
Category: International, Israel,Crime/Disaster/Accident
UK records more than 40,000 Covid cases for fifth day in a row
London, Oct 18 (IANS) Another 45,140 people in the UK have tested positive for Covid-19 as the country recorded more than 40,000 coronavirus cases on the fifth consecutive day, according to official figures released Sunday.
2021-10-18
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
T20 World Cup: We were missing that one big over in the middle, says Mahmudullah
Al Amerat, Oct 18 (IANS) Bangladesh captain Mahmudullah was left lamenting about the one big over in the middle overs while batting. He added that bowlers did their job but the batting failed to rise to the occasion.
2021-10-18
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Cricket
T20 World Cup: We have lot of belief in our batting depth, says Scotland's Coetzer
Al Amerat, Oct 18 (IANS) Scotland skipper Kyle Coetzer said that team had belief in its batting depth and has batters who could hit the ball a long way. He added that Scotland's rear-guard act with the bat will build the confidence of the team. Scotland pulled off a six-run upset win over Bangladesh on the opening day of the men's T20 World Cup on Sunday.
2021-10-18
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Spurs beat Newcastle 3-2 after match stopped for medical emergency (ld)
Newcastle, Oct 18 (IANS) A new management following a takeover by a Saudi-led consortium did not make much difference for Newcastle United FC as they went down 3-2 to Tottenham Hotspur in a Premier League encounter on Sunday that was suspended for 40 minutes after a medical emergency involving a fan in the stands.
2021-10-18
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Football
T20 World Cup: All-round Greaves helps Scotland stun Bangladesh
Al Amerat (Oman), Oct 17 (IANS) A splendid all-round performance from Chris Greaves helped Scotland inflict an upset six-run win over Bangladesh in the second match of the men's T20 World Cup at Al Amerat Cricket Stadium here on Sunday. Greaves top-scored in the first innings with 45 off 28 balls before taking 2/19 runs in three overs to seal a memorable victory for Scotland.
2021-10-17
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Former cricketer Yuvraj Singh arrested, released on bail; reports
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) Former Indian cricketer Yuvraj Singh was reportedly arrested by the Hansi Police in Haryana on Saturday in a case lodged against him for using a casteist slur against spinner Yuzvendra Chahal.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
T20 World Cup: Scotland stun Bangladesh in opening match
Al Amerat, Oct 17 (IANS) Scotland began their men's T20 World Cup campaign with an upset six-run win over Bangladesh in the second match of the tournament at Al Amerat Cricket Stadium here on Sunday. Scotland used slower balls to good effect while bowling with discipline. In the field, they took their chances and were spot on with their fielding placements.
2021-10-17
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Cricket
'No jobs in state': Tejashwi hits out at Nitish over J&K killings
Patna, Oct 17 (IANS) In wake of two more labourers from Bihar being killed in Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday, RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav blamed the Nitish Kumar government, saying it was unable to provide jobs in the state.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Newcastle v Spurs match stopped for 40 minutes for medical emergency
Newcastle, Oct 17 (IANS) The English Premier League match between Newcastle United and Tottenham Hotspur was on Sunday suspended for 40 minutes after a medical emergency involving a fan in the stands.
2021-10-17
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Football
Several leaders of Assam opposition parties leaders join BJP
Guwahati, Oct 17 (IANS) A host of leaders from various opposition parties in Assam, including two elected representatives and two tea tribe leaders, on Sunday joined the ruling BJP.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics
India's pluralistic culture has power to unite people: Naidu
Hyderabad, Oct 17 (IANS) Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday said the country's pluralistic culture has the power to unite people, going beyond various social divisions.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
T20 World Cup: Can't be complacent after one win, says Oman skipper Maqsood
Al Amerat (Oman), Oct 17 (IANS) Oman skipper Zeeshan Maqsood said that his team will take things day by day in the men's T20 World Cup. He added that winning the opening match against Papua New Guinea doesn't give them the license to rest and be complacent for future matches. Oman began their campaign in the tournament with a ten-wicket thrashing of PNG on Sunday. They will next face Bangladesh on Tuesday.
2021-10-17
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Western Ghats Ecology report unimplemented, Jairam Ramesh on Kerala floods
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) In wake of heavy floods battering Kerala again, former Union Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh on Sunday rued that the Western Ghats Ecology report is still unimplemented even after 10 years.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Nitish Kumar plays Muslim card ahead of Bihar by-elections
Patna, Oct 17 (IANS) Ahead of the crucial October 30 Assembly bypolls, Bihar's ruling Janata Dal-United (JD-U) on Sunday sought to woo the Muslim community as both the Tarapur and Kusheshwar Asthan constituencies have sizable numbers of Muslim voters.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Spirited Kenkre FC face Madan Maharaj in I-League qualifiers
Bengaluru, Oct 17 (IANS) Mumbai's Kenkre FC will take on Madan Maharaj FC from Bhopal in their final round match in the I-League Qualifiers 2021 on here Monday, with a place in the next round on the line.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Football
Farm unions call 6-hour 'rail roko' protest on Monday
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) The Samyukt Kisan Morcha (SKM) has announced a six-hour nationwide 'rail roko' protest on Monday, demanding immediate arrest of Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Ajay Misra Teni over the Lakhimpur violence case.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
AIADMK leader Jayakumar hits out at Sasikala for using party flag
Chennai, Oct 17 (IANS) Senior AIADMK leader and former minister D. Jayakumar on Sunday lashed out at the party's former interim General Secretary, V.K. Sasikala, saying that she does not have any moral or legal right to use the party flag or term herself a leader.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
T20 World Cup: Greaves helps Scotland to 140/9 after Shakib, Mahedi strikes
Al Amerat (Oman), Oct 17 (IANS) Chris Graves struck a crucial 42 to take Scotland to 140/9 in 20 overs against Bangladesh in the second match of the men's T20 World Cup at Al Amerat Cricket Stadium here on Sunday. Scotland were in trouble at 53/6 after Mahedi Hasan (3/19) and Shakib Al Hasan (2/17). But Greavess knock took Scotland out of trouble to reach a respectable total.
2021-10-17
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Cricket
TN Forest Department draws flak for 'firing two tranquilisers' on tiger
Chennai, Oct 17 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu Forest Department has drawn flak on capturing the elusive MDT23 tiger by firing two doses of tranquiliser on the animal in a span of one hour.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Environment/Wildlife
Aditi T-13, while Tvesa finishes 51st in individual contest in Aramco Series
New York, Oct 17 (IANS) India's Aditi Ashok finished a modest week in Tied-13th place while Tvesa Malik was T-51 at the end of the Aramco Team Series - New York.
2021-10-17
Category: International, United States,Sports,Golf
J&K Police deny issuing any emergency advisory on non-locals
Srinagar, Oct 17 (IANS) Less than an hour after media picked up an emergency advisory on Sunday seeking non-locals be taken to the nearest security forces camps in the Kashmir Valley, in wake of killing of two more labourers from Bihar, authorities said they did not issue any such advisory.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism