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Exposure to pet, pest allergens in infancy may cut asthma risk
New York, Sep 20 (IANS) Children exposed to high indoor levels of pet or pest allergens during infancy are likely to have a lower risk of developing asthma by 7 years of age, a new study has revealed.
2017-09-20
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
Filmmakers enjoy creative freedom on digital platform: Actor Pranav Sachdev
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Actor Pranav Sachdev, currently seen in director Vikram Bhatt's web series titled "Hadh", says makers enjoy creative freedom on digital platforms because the voice online is liberal and uninhibited.
2017-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz
Akshay Anand bids adieu to 'Saam Daam Dand Bhed'
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Actor Akshay Anand's track in the show "Saam Daam Dand Bhed" has come to an end. He says he will miss his journey.
2017-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz
MLAs' comments on police-drug mafia nexus affects cop morale: Parrikar
Panaji, Sep 20 (IANS) Constant public references by MLAs and ministers about a police-drug mafia nexus in the state is denting both the morale of the police force and Goa's image, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has said.
2017-09-20
Category: India, Goa,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Naseeruddin Shah plays huge role in my career: Aahana
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Actress Aahana Kumra of "Lipstick Under My Burkha" fame considers Naseeruddin Shah to be her mentor and says the veteran actor has a huge role to play in her career.
2017-09-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Deepak Ghimire to make acting debut
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Model-event manager Deepak Ghimire is set to debut as an actor with a Nepali film titled "Anuraag".
2017-09-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Snapchat still scores over Instagram in US
San Francisco, Sep 20 (IANS) Even as Instagram is breaking all records in terms of user growth, Snapchat still has a bigger share of new users in the US but the advantage may not remain for long, a report said on Wednesday.
2017-09-20
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Business/Economy
Kerala to frame new law to tackle water pollution
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 20 (IANS) The Kerala government on Wednesday decided to frame a new law which will ensure strict action, including a jail term, and a fine for those polluting water bodies.
2017-09-20
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics,Human Interest/Society
People will see me differently after 'Bareilly Ki Barfi': Kriti Sanon
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) An image-breaking project like "Bareilly Ki Barfi", devoid of portraying her in the trappings of an urban Bollywood heroine, is just what Kriti Sanon was looking for after featuring in movies like "Heropanti", "Dilwale" and "Raabta".
2017-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Salman Khan scouts for talent via mobile app
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Superstar Salman Khan says he is looking for fresh talent for his upcoming production through his BeingInTouch mobile application.
2017-09-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Mumbai airport main runway shut till 2 pm due to heavy rains
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) The Mumbai Airport extended closure of all flight operations on the main runway till 2 pm as work on towing out a stranded private airlines aircraft continued amidst ongoing heavy rains, low visibility and strong winds, officials said here on Wednesday.
2017-09-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Environment/Wildlife
224 dead in Mexico quake (Fifth Lead)
Mexico City, Sep 20 (IANS) At least 224 people have died in a 7.1-magnitude earthquake that shook central Mexico, the Secretary of the Interior said.
2017-09-20
Category: International, Mexico,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Andhra couple ends life hours after marriage
Vijayawada, Sep 20 (IANS) Hours after their marriage, a young couple committed suicide by jumping in front of a train in Andhra Pradesh's Prakasam district, police said on Wednesday.
2017-09-20
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Kangana is one of a kind, we should celebrate that: Hansal Mehta
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Filmmaker Hansal Mehta salutes the fearlessness of his "Simran" actress Kangana Ranaut, and says he would love to work with the "one-of-a-kind" artiste again.
2017-09-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,National,IANS Life
WhatsApp rejects Britain's request to access encrypted messages
London, Sep 20 (IANS) Facebook-owned WhatsApp has reportedly rejected the British government's request to access encrypted messages that the authorities had made in the wake of recent terror attacks in the country.
2017-09-20
Category: International, United Kingdom,Technology,Business/Economy
Embarrassment for Nitish as Bihar canal collapses
Patna, Sep 20 (IANS) A portion of a canal that was to be inaugurated on Wednesday by Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar collapsed hours before the ceremony, causing embarrassment to the state government.
2017-09-20
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
Being a change agent through education (IANS Special Series)
New Delhi/Udaipur, Sep 20 (IANS) From the time of her birth, Antimbala was told she was unwanted and a burden to her family. She was convinced she was blighted by destiny and couldn't succeed in life.
2017-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Features
Work is priority, but family is very important: Kareena Kapoor Khan (IANS Interview)
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) From taking up films like "Chameli" at the start of her career, going on a size-zero spree, talking her heart out in chat shows and working till the last trimester of her pregnancy -- Kareena Kapoor Khan has always chosen her own personal or professional path. Now that she has become a mother, she says work is her priority, but family is very important too.
2017-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,National,IANS Life
World running out of antibiotics, WHO warns
Geneva, Sep 20 (IANS) Antibiotics that are currently in clinical development are insufficient to combat the growing threat of antimicrobial resistance, a World Health Organisation (WHO) report said.
2017-09-20
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Health/Medicine
at 12)Work is priority, but family is very important: Kareena Kapoor Khan (IANS Interview)
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) From taking up films like "Chameli" at the start of her career, going on a size-zero spree, talking her heart out in chat shows and working till the last trimester of her pregnancy -- Kareena Kapoor Khan has always chosen her own personal or professional path. Now that she has become a mother, she says work is her priority, but family is very important too.
2017-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,National,IANS Life
To stay secure, don't miss Windows 10 'Fall Creators' update: Microsoft
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) After a series of cyber attacks -- including "WannaCrypt" ransomware that exploited a vulnerability in an outdated Microsoft software that was still in use -- jolted the world in recent months, the key today is to keep software updated to thwart hackers, a top Microsoft executive has said.
2017-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology,Business/Economy
On our heads mostly: Hair and its importance to human society (Book Review)
Title: Hair (Object Lessons); Author: Scott Lowe; Publisher: Bloomsbury; Pages: 152; Price: Rs 250
2017-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,National,Opinion/Commentary,Art/Culture/Books,IANS Life
Arctic Sea ice extent hits another low in 2017
Washington, Sep 20 (IANS) At 4.64 million square kilometeres, Arctic Sea ice minimum extent in 2017 is the eighth lowest in the consistent long-term satellite record, which began in 1978, analysis of satellite data shows.
2017-09-20
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech,Environment/Wildlife
South Korean, Japanese, US militaries to mount pressure on Pyongyang
Seoul, Sep 20 (IANS) Military representatives from South Korea, Japan and the US on Wednesday laid emphasis on maintaining pressure on North Korea to abandon its nuclear programme.
2017-09-20
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
Google may launch new Pixelbook at $1,199
San Francisco, Sep 20 (IANS) Google is likely to launch a high-performance Chromebook called Google Pixelbook at a starting price of $1,199.
2017-09-20
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Business/Economy
Anil Kapoor starts prepping for Bindra biopic: Harshvardhan Kapoor
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Actor Harshvardhan Kapoor, who will play shooter Abhinav Bindra on the silver screen, says his father Anil Kapoor has already started prepping for his role to essay Apjit Bindra, father of the Gold medalist at 2008 Beijing Olympics.
2017-09-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Christina Aguilera 'inspired' Demi Lovato's upcoming album
Los Angeles, Sep 20 (IANS) Christina Aguilera says that she looked back at one of her childhood idols Christina Aguilera for inspiration while making her upcoming album.
2017-09-20
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Moderate quake strikes New Zealand
Wellington, Sep 20 (IANS) A 5.8-magnitude earthquake struck a few hundred kilometres off the southern coast of New Zealand on Wednesday, the country's seismic service said.
2017-09-20
Category: International, United Kingdom,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Climate financing: India, South Asian nations lack funds to meet SDGs (Comment: Special to IANS)
India has made significant progress in achieving the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) adopted by UN member-states in 2015 but finances remain an issue, a study of the country's Voluntary National Review (VNR) submitted earlier this year indicates.
2017-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Opinion/Commentary,Environment/Wildlife
When Indira Gandhi desired jalebee, mathri for breakfast
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) On a visit to Mirzapur in Uttar Pradesh after her re-election in 1980, Prime Minister Indira Gandhi stunned the administration by seeking jalebee and mathri for breakfast.
2017-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,National,Politics,Art/Culture/Books,IANS Life
Last two days left for 'Tiger Zinda Hai' shoot
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Director Ali Abbas Zafar, who is gearing up for his upcoming film "Tiger Zinda Hai", says the last two days of the shoot remain.
2017-09-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Twitter adds former Google executive to its board
San Francisco, Sep 20 (IANS) Twitter has added Patrick Pichette, who served as Google's Chief Financial Officer (CFO) from 2008 to 2015, to its board of directors.
2017-09-20
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Business/Economy
Design lightweight aerosol sensor to win $100,000 NASA prize
Washington, Sep 20 (IANS) You stand a chance to win a grand $100,000 prize for designing a lightweight and easy-to-use aerosol sensor that could be used to monitor air quality in space and on Earth, NASA has announced.
2017-09-20
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
Jimmy Kimmel blasts health care bill
Los Angeles, Sep 20 (IANS) TV show host Jimmy Kimmel says that the Republican health care bill introduced by Louisiana Senator Bill Cassidy, who previously appeared on his show "The Jimmy Kimmel Live!", wouldnt serve in the publics best interest.
2017-09-20
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
US based décor brand Mela Artisans comes to India
Bengaluru, Sep 20 (IANS) US based décor brand Mela Artisans, founded by Indian origin Navroze Mehta, is making its way to the Indian market through the e-commerce route.
2017-09-20
Category: India, Karnataka,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
BSF guns down two smugglers near Pakistan border
Chandigarh, Sep 20 (IANS) Border Security Force troopers killed two drug smugglers in an encounter near the international border with Pakistan in the Ajnala sector of Amritsar, BSF sources said on Wednesday.
2017-09-20
Category: India, Punjab,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security
Account information requests jump 55% from India: Twitter
Washington/New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Between January and June, the Indian government made 261 account information requests -- a 55 per cent increase from previous period -- and asked for 102 accounts to be removed, Twitter's 11th Transparency Report has revealed.
2017-09-20
Category: International, United States,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Technology,Business/Economy
R.K. Studios will be rebuilt as 'state of art studio': Rishi Kapoor
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Veteran actor Rishi Kapoor says the iconic R.K. Films and Studios, which burnt down in an accident, will be rebuilt and "a state of the art studio" will be made.
2017-09-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Five killed in Punjab cracker godown blast
Chandigarh, Sep 20 (IANS) Five persons were killed in a powerful blast in a cracker godown in Punjab's Sangrur district, police said on Wednesday.
2017-09-20
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Airtel slams TRAI's decision on IUC
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) A day after Indian telecom regulator TRAI slashed the mobile termination charges to six paise from 14 paise, Bharti Airtel on Wednesday called it an "extremely disappointing decision" for the industry.
2017-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
One killed in Noida encounter
Noida, Sep 20 (IANS) A criminal was shot dead in an encounter with the police in Uttar Pradesh's Noida early on Wednesday, an officer said.
2017-09-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Facebook suspending accounts of Rohingya activists: Report
San Francisco/New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Facebook is reportedly removing posts and suspending accounts of activists who are documenting the "ethnic cleansing" of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar, Daily Beast has reported.
2017-09-20
Category: International, Costa Rica,Religion,Immigration/Law/Rights,Technology,Diaspora,Diplomacy
Anger building up against Modi government: Rahul
Princeton (New Jersy), Sep 20 (IANS) Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi said that anger was building up in India against Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government over its failure in creating jobs.
2017-09-20
Category: International, United States,National,Politics
Sunny morning in Delhi
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) It was a sunny Wednesday morning in the national capital with the minimum temperature recorded at 25 degrees Celsius, a notch above the season's average.
2017-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Markets open in green on Wednesday
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) The 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex) on Wednesday opened on a positive note during the morning session of the trade.
2017-09-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Business/Economy
Heavy rains disrupt flights in Mumbai
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Heavy rains lashed Mumbai, entire coastal Konkan region and parts of western Maharashtra affecting normal life and hitting flight operations, officials said here on Wednesday.
2017-09-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
Afghan president calls for long-term strategy against entrenched terror
United Nations, Sep 20 (IANS) Afghanistan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani has called for international action and a long-term strategy to counter the terrorist organisations sheltered in the region warning that they do not differentiate Kabul and other cities when they strike.
2017-09-20
Category: International, United States,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism,Diplomacy
Mexico quake toll rises to 139 (Fourth Lead)
Mexico City, Sep 20 (IANS) The Mexican authorities have raised the number of casualties to 139 after a 7.1-magnitude earthquake shook the centre of the country, an official said.
2017-09-20
Category: International, Mexico,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Rain threat looms large as India look to continue momentum against Australia (Preview)
Kolkata, Sep 20 (IANS) Their tails up after overcoming initial jolts to pull off an emphatic victory in the series opener against Australia, India would look to retain the momentum in the second One-Day International on Thursday despite the leaden eyed skies threatening to play spoilsport here at the Eden Gardens.
2017-09-20
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
When Blue Ivy stepped into Beyonce's pink shoes
Los Angeles, Sep 20 (IANS) Singer Beyonce Knowles has shared a photo of her little daughter Blue Ivy wearing her pink shoes.
2017-09-20
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
E-commerce platforms set to launch festive sales from Wednesday
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) It is time again to loosen your purse strings! With attractive deals and huge discounts across various categories on offer, almost all major e-commerce platforms are geared up to commence their sales for the festive season.
2017-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology,Business/Economy
119 killed as powerful 7.1 magnitude quake hits Mexico (Third Lead)
Mexico City, Sep 20 (IANS) At least 119 people were killed in a powerful 7.1-magnitude earthquake that hit Mexico on Tuesday, officials said.
2017-09-20
Category: International, Mexico,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Messi scores 4 in Barca's 6-1 win against Eibar
Barcelona, Sep 20 (IANS) Lionel Messi's four goals led FC Barcelona to a 6-1 victory here over Eibar to leave the Catalan club in sole possession of first place in La Liga, with 15 points from five matches.
2017-09-20
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Nadal focused on enjoying tennis, staying healthy
Malaga (Spain), Sep 20 (IANS) Spanish tennis great Rafael Nadal said his goal was to enjoy playing tennis and avoid getting hurt.
2017-09-20
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Tennis
Eva Longoria shares her burger tricks
Los Angeles, Sep 20 (IANS) Actress Eva Longoria says she knows the secret to make the perfect burger.
2017-09-20
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
Maduro interprets Trump's UN comments as death threat
Caracas, Sep 20 (IANS) Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has said he considered US President Donald Trump's remarks in his United Nations General Assembly speech to be a death threat.
2017-09-20
Category: International, Venezuela,Politics,Diplomacy
US stocks close higher ahead as Fed meeting starts
New York, Sep 20 (IANS) US stocks ended higher on Tuesday, with Dow and Nasdaq closing at record highs, as the Federal Reserve began a two-day monetary policy meeting.
2017-09-20
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy
Lena Dunham won't mind being on 'bad clothes' list
Los Angeles, Sep 20 (IANS) "Girls" creator and star Lena Dunham does not care what people think of her outfits. She feels it's not necessary to "fit" in an image.
2017-09-20
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood,Lifestyle/Fashion
105 killed as powerful 7.1 magnitude quake rattles Mexico
Mexico City, Sep 20 (IANS) At least 105 people were killed in a powerful 7.1-magnitude earthquake that hit Mexico on Tuesday and the toll is expected to increase, officials said.
2017-09-20
Category: International, Mexico,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
US dollar declines as Fed meeting begins
New York, Sep 20 (IANS) The US dollar decreased against most other major currencies on Tuesday, as the Federal Reserve began its two-day monetary policy meeting.
2017-09-20
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy
Saif discovers his inner chef
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) "Chef" director Raja Krishna Menon has dished out details on actor Saif Ali Khan's new-found cooking skills.
2017-09-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
47 killed as 7.1 magnitude quake rocks Mexico
Mexico City, Sep 20 (IANS) At least 47 people were killed in a powerful 7.1 magnitude earthquake that hit Mexico on Tuesday.
2017-09-20
Category: International, Mexico,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Third suspect arrested over London Tube bombing
London, Sep 20 (IANS) A third man has been arrested in connection with the September 15 terror attack on a London Tube train that left at least 30 injured, police said.
2017-09-20
Category: International, United Kingdom,Defence/Security,Terrorism,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Khloe Kardashian slams 'rude' body-shamers
Los Angeles, Sep 20 (IANS) Reality TV personality Khloe Kardashian has slammed body-shamers, who claimed that she has put on weight.
2017-09-20
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Must-have foods for new moms
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) New mothers need to take proper care of their dietary needs after delivery. Eating nutritious food throughout the day will help boost your energy levels, say experts.
2017-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
7.1 magnitude earthquake rocks Mexico
Mexico City, Sep 20 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 7.1 on the Richter scale has hit Mexico's Morelos state, according to the National Seismological Service (SSN).
2017-09-20
Category: International, Mexico,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Tutor arrested in Delhi for molesting minor girl
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) A 20-year-old private tutor has been arrested here for allegedly molesting a minor girl, police said on Tuesday.
2017-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Support for Palestine 'reference point of foreign policy': Sushma Swaraj
United Nations, Sep 20 (IANS) Reiterating India's historical support for Palestine, India's External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj declared on Tuesday that it will be a central point of its foreign policy.
2017-09-20
Category: International, United States,Politics,Diplomacy
Pope urges peace, help for world's wretched
Vatican City, Sep 20 (IANS/AKI) Pope Francis on Tuesday called for peace and "concrete" aid for the victims of conflicts, the impoverished and the enslaved in the world.
2017-09-20
Category: International, Holy See (vatican City State),Religion,Immigration/Law/Rights,Diplomacy
Italian woman doctor raped by patient at out-of-hours surgery
Rome, Sep 20 (IANS/AKI) A 51-year-old woman doctor was allegedly raped by a 26-year-old male patient at an out-of-hours surgery in Sicily, reports said on Tuesday.
2017-09-20
Category: International, Italy,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Health/Medicine
Scare over 'explosive' in passenger's baggage at Mangaluru airport
Mangaluru (Karnataka), Sep 20 (IANS) A false alarm over presence of an 'explosive' in the baggage of a passenger sent the security staff into a tizzy at the Mangaluru airport on Tuesday.
2017-09-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Defence/Security,Business/Economy
One dead, another injured while clicking selfie with moving train
Kolkata, Sep 20 (IANS) A madness to click a selfie with a running train took the life of a polytechnic student and left another youngster seriously injured in West Bengal's Nadia district on Tuesday, railway sources and witnesses said.
2017-09-20
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
GST refund delays causing capital crunch: Exporters
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Calling on the Central government for urgent steps to avert a "mini social crisis", exporters on Tuesday said the inordinate delay in getting Goods and Services Tax (GST) refunds was causing difficulties in paying salaries and Diwali bonuses to their workers owing to the working capital crunch.
2017-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Vatican denies it paid to keep abducted schoolgirl in Britain
Vatican City, Sep 20 (IANS/AKI) The Vatican on Tuesday denied it paid around 250,000 euros to keep schoolgirl Emanuela Orlandi in London after she vanished in Rome over three decades ago, saying a letter claiming this was "completely false and without foundation".
2017-09-20
Category: International, Holy See (vatican City State),Religion,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Telecom operators to seek legal help against TRAI's IUC slashing
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) A majority of telecom operators will seek legal redressal against Indian telecom regulator's decision of slashing mobile termination charges to 6 paisa per minute from 14 paisa, Cellular Operators' Association of India's Director General Rajan S. Mathews said.
2017-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Delhi businessman commits suicide
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) A 45-year-old businessman on Tuesday committed suicide by shooting himself with his licensed pistol in the national capital, police said.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Mumbai Airport shut till 5 a.m. on Wednesday
Mumbai, Sep 19 (IANS) Torrential rains leading to poor visibility forced cancellation of all flight operations at the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport here on Tuesday night till 5 p.m. on Wednesday, sources said.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
Tripura: Over 60 CPI-M tribal wing members hurt in attack by rivals
Agartala, Sep 19 (IANS) Over 60 members of CPI-M's tribal wing Tripura Rajya Upajati Ganamukti Parishad (TRUGP) were injured in separate attacks allegedly by another tribal-based party Indigenous People's Front of Tripura (IPFT) at various places in Tripura on Tuesday.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Dalai Lama decries terrorism, urges inter-faith harmony
Florence, Sep 19 (IANS/AKI) People who stage acts of terrorism cannot claim to be religious, Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, said on Tuesday, underlining that members of different faiths can live in peace.
2017-09-19
Category: International, Italy,Religion,Diplomacy
Spicejet plane stuck in mud at Mumbai airport, no casualties
Mumbai, Sep 19 (IANS) A SpiceJet aircraft with 183 passengers on board overshot the the runway while landing here and got stuck in the soft mud on Tuesday evening, officials said.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
63 tonne garbage removed from Siachen since 2014, says Army
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Troops posted in the Siachen glacier have sent back to the base more than 63 tonne garbage since 2014 -- the year "Swachh Bharat Mission" was launched, the Indian Army said on Tuesday.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Environment/Wildlife,Human Interest/Society
India offers aid to hurricane-devastated Caribbean nations
New York, Sep 19 (IANS) With the Caribbean region facing nature's deadly fury with Hurricanes Irma and Maria pummelling through, India on Tuesday expressed its solidarity with the affected nations and offered aid.
2017-09-19
Category: International, United States,Diplomacy,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Government working for effective border management: Ram Madhav
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The Narendra Modi government is working towards upgrading the capabilities of security agencies and developing infrastructure along the borders apart from adopting technology for effective management of the frontiers, BJP General Secretary Ram Madhav said here on Tuesday.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
GJM delegation meets Rajnath, presses for tripartite talks
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) A small delegation of Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) on Tuesday met Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh here and raised the issue of Gorkhaland and the need for a "tripartite dialogue" to resolve the long-pending demands of the Gorkhas.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Great-granddaughters of Subbulakshmi meet Modi
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) S. Aishwarya and S. Saundarya, great-granddaughters of legendary Carnatic singer M.S. Subbulakshmi on Tuesday called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Art/Culture/Books
Delhi records hot day, but rain likely in coming days
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Delhi recorded a hot day on Tuesday with a maximum temperature of 36.5 degrees Celsius, two notches above the season's average, though respite is on the way from Thursday, the weatherman said.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Digital marketing firm iCubesWire to fund start-ups
Bengaluru, Sep 19 (IANS) Digital marketing solutions and concept provider iCubesWire on Tuesday announced $3 million (Rs 19 crore) innovation fund to support early stage start-ups.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Business/Economy
Lawyer, Pradhuman's family question delay in CBI probe
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The lawyer representing the family of Pradhuman -- the seven-year-old boy who was brutally murdered in Ryan International School in Gurugram in Haryana on September 8 -- on Tuesday questioned the delay in the CBI taking over the case.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Human Interest/Society
Journalists slam government 'control' over press
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) A number of journalists and activists on Tuesday attacked the Narendra Modi government for breeding an "environment of fear" among the press.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Media,Politics
Russia accuses US, opposition of hampering Syrian troops' advance
Moscow, Sep 19 (IANS) The Russian Defence Ministry on Tuesday accused the US and the Syrian opposition of trying to hamper the successful advance of the Syrian government troops against the Islamic State.
2017-09-19
Category: International, Russian Federation,Politics,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
TRAI slashes mobile termination charges to 6 p/min, phase out by 2020 (Roundup)
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Indian telecom regulator TRAI on Tuesday came out with a regulation cutting call termination charges from mobile to mobile by over half to 6 paise per minute effective from October 1. The measure drew stiff opposition from a majority of telecom operators who plan to seek legal redressal.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
PM should stop 'embarrassing' Pakistan with his statements: Ex-minister
Islamabad, Sep 19 (IANS) The Prime Minister should definitely put "our own house in order" but refrain from issuing statements that embarrass Pakistan internationally, former Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan said on Tuesday.
2017-09-19
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Punjab Vigilance books co-op bank officials for embezzlement
Chandigarh, Sep 19 (IANS) The Punjab Vigilance Bureau has registered a criminal case against two officials and the former Chairman of a cooperative bank for embezzlement of loans totalling Rs 12.30 crore, a government spokesperson said on Tuesday.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
India Green cash in on Rasool's fifer vs India Blue in Duleep Trophy
Kanpur, Sep 19 (IANS) India Green reached 100/3 in response to India Blue's first innings score of 177, at stumps on the opening day of the day and night Duleep Trophy match, played at the Green Park Stadium here from Tuesday.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,Sports,Cricket
At UN, Trump warns against supporting Taliban
United Nations, Sep 19 (IANS) Vowing to stop "radical Islamic terrorism," US President Donald Trump warned on Tuesday of strong action against countries that support or finance organisations like the Taliban.
2017-09-19
Category: International, United States,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism,Diplomacy
India reaffirms commitment to Palestinian cause
New York, Sep 19 (IANS) India on Tuesday reaffirmed its commitment to the Palestinian cause and solidarity with the Palestinian people.
2017-09-19
Category: International, United States,Diplomacy
Lakshmanan, Chitra win gold at Asian indoor event
Ashgabat (Turkmenistan), Sep 19 (IANS) India enjoyed a successful outing at the fifth Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games here on Tuesday with Govindan Lakshmanan and P.U. Chitra winning gold in their respective events.
2017-09-19
Category: International, Turkmenistan,Sports,Athletics
Indian Oil pays Rs 2,935 cr VAT to Odisha government
Bhubaneswar, Sep 19 (IANS) Indian Oil has paid Rs 2,935 crore to the Odisha government towards value added tax (VAT) for Paradip Refinery, said a statement on Tuesday.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Will move SC for change in order on Chakma refugees: Rijiju
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The Centre will move the Supreme Court to seek modification of its order to grant citizenship to Chakma and Hajong refugees since it could unbalance the social and demographic structure of Arunachal Pradesh, Union Minister Kiren Rijiju said on Tuesday.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Gurmeet Singh a common prisoner; will do farming: DGP
Chandigarh, Sep 19 (IANS) Used to a life of ultra luxury, disgraced Dera Sacha Sauda sect chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh will now earn a daily wage of Rs 20 for cultivating a small farmholding near his prison barrack and growing vegetables.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Two held for school student's rape in Rajasthan's Sikar
Jaipur, Sep 19 (IANS) A director and a teacher of a village school in Sikar district in Rajasthan were arrested on Tuesday evening on the charge of raping a Class 12 student and then forcing her to abort, police said.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Education
Egyptian imam banned from the air for 'sex-with-dead-wives' edict
Cairo, Sep 19 (IANS/AKI) Controversial cleric Sabri Abdel Raouf cannot go on television or radio, Egypt's top media watchdog ruled on Tuesday, after he said that Muslims could have sex with their wives' corpses, Al-Arabiya Arabic news channel reported on Tuesday.
2017-09-19
Category: International, Egypt,Religion,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Puneri Paltan beat Haryana Steelers in PKL contest
Ranchi, Sep 19 (IANS) A superb all-round performance by Puneri Paltan saw them register a comfortable 37-25 victory over Haryana Steelers in the fifth Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) here on Tuesday.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Bihar,Sports,Other Sports
Coach Zidane confirms contract extension with Real Madrid
Madrid, Sep 19 (IANS) Real Madrid head coach Zinedine Zidane on Tuesday confirmed that he had a new contract with the record European football champions, though no official event had been held to announce it.
2017-09-19
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Telecom operators to seek legal help against TRAI's IUC slashing
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Majority of telecom operators will seek legal redressal against Indian telecom regulator's decision of slashing mobile termination charges to 6 paisa per minute from 14 paisa, Cellular Operators' Association of India's Director General Rajan S. Mathews said.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Hamas says ready to resume dialogue with Fatah
Gaza, Sep 19 (IANS) The Islamic Hamas movement said on Tuesday that it is ready to resume a dialogue with Fatah.
2017-09-19
Category: International, Palestinian Territory, Occupied,Politics,Defence/Security
4,000 special trains to clear festive rush
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) In a bid to clear extra rush during the festival season, the railways will run 4,000 special trains between September 20 and October 30.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Human Interest/Society
Trump threatens N Korea's destruction if it persists with threats
United Nations, Sep 19 (IANS) In an unprecedented warning delivered at this world forum, US President Donald Trump on Tuesday threatened North Korea with total destruction if his country is forced to defend itself and its allies against the threats from Pyongyang.
2017-09-19
Category: International, United States,Politics,Diplomacy
39 killed in shooting attack in Congo: UN
Geneva, Sep 19 (IANS) At least 39 people were killed and 94 injured in a latest shooting attack in Congo on September 15, the UN Refugee Agency UNHCR said on Tuesday.
2017-09-19
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Defence/Security,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Virginia Governor calls meeting with Rahul productive
Washington, Sep 19 (IANS) Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Monday met Governor of Virginia Terry McAuliffe, who called it a "productive meeting".
2017-09-19
Category: International, United States,National,Politics,Diplomacy
Biker crushed by speeding DTC bus
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) A 29-year-old man was crushed by a speeding Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) bus in south Delhi, police said on Tuesday.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Rampal's ashram manager held for death of two while cleaning sewer
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) A manager of self-styled godman Rampal's "ashram" here was arrested early on Tuesday morning in connection with the death of two devotees while cleaning a sewer in the ashram premises on Monday evening, police said.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Telangana man slits wife's throat in front of children
Hyderabad, Sep 19 (IANS) A man who returned from Dubai a week ago slit his wife's throat in front of their three children on Tuesday and later tried to commit suicide in Rajanna Sircilla district of Telangana, police said.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
India needs Rs 3-4 lakh cr investment in aviation: Jayant Sinha
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) India would need Rs 3-4 lakh crore investment in aviation infrastructure in the next 10-15 years to reach 50 crore passenger trips, like China and the US, Minister of State for Civil Aviation Jayant Sinha said on Tuesday.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Jaitley chairs high-level meeting on economy
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) A high-level meeting chaired by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley got underway here on Tuesday evening to review the economic situation and discuss measures, including a possible stimulus package, to be taken amidst an economic slowdown.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Heavy rains again lash Mumbai, western and coastal Maharashtra
Mumbai, Sep 19 (IANS) Heavy rains lashed Mumbai, the entire coastal Konkan region and parts of western Maharashtra since Tuesday afternoon, affecting normal life, said officials. The downpour came exactly a month after the deluge of August 19 which had brought Mumbai to a halt.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
Amjad Ali Khan, sons honoured in Los Angeles
Los Angeles, Sep 19 (IANS) Renowned sarod player Amjad Ali Khan and his sons Amaan and Ayaan Ali Bangash, who play the instrument too, were felicitated at the coveted Global Music Awards under the Gold Medal category here.
2017-09-19
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Art/Culture/Books
Barçelona's Dembele undergoes successful surgery, out for 14 weeks
Barcelona, Sep 19 (IANS) FC Barcelona forward Ousmane Dembele has successfully undergone a surgery in Finland and is to be sidelined for three and a half months, the Catalan football giants announced on Tuesday.
2017-09-19
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
IJPL kicks off with Dehradun crushing Pune in opener
Dubai, Sep 19 (IANS) The Indian Junior Premier League (IJPL) kicked off here on Tuesday with the Dehradun Rockers convincingly defeating the Pune Panthers by seven wickets in the opening match.
2017-09-19
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Will move SC for change in order on Chakma refugees: Rijiju
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The Centre will move the Supreme Court to seek modification of its order to grant citizenship to Chakma and Hajong refugees since it could unbalance the social and demographic structure of Arunachal Pradesh, Union Minister Kiren Rijiju said on Tuesday.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Focusing on eradicating malnutrition: Maneka
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi on Tuesday said that after the "resounding" success of the "Beti Bachao Beti Padhao" scheme, the Ministry is now targeting the problem of malnutrition.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Health/Medicine
Trump vows to 'totally destroy' North Korea
United Nations, Sep 19 (IANS) In his maiden address to the UN General Assembly, US President Donald Trump on Tuesday trumpeted his own achievements and pledged to "totally destroy" North Korea after calling its regime a "band of criminals".
2017-09-19
Category: International, United States,Politics,Terrorism,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
HC seeks Centre's steps against Blue Whale game
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Tuesday asked the Centre to submit a list of steps taken to ban the Blue Whale online game that has led to numerous suicides among teens.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Education,Human Interest/Society
Six football U-17 World Cup teams invited for Durga Puja celebrations
Kolkata, Sep 19 (IANS) The six teams slated to play their group matches here for the FIFA U-17 World Cup could join the festivities during Durga Puja, Bengal's biggest festival, a statement from the Local Organising Committee (LOC) said.
2017-09-19
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
Warner having a field day in the City of Joy
Kolkata, Sep 19 (IANS) With rain keeping him away from the field, Australia opener David Warner is keen to know which are the places to visit here where his team will play India at the Eden Gardens in the second One Day International (ODI) here on Thursday.
2017-09-19
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
Humiliated at school for not depositing fee, UP boy ends life
Lucknow, Sep 19 (IANS) In a tragic incident, a Class IX student in Pilibhit in Uttar Pradesh hanged himself from a tree after being punished and humiliated by school teachers and staff for not being able to deposit the fees in time, police said.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Education,Human Interest/Society
India third among countries that faced most natural disasters: Guterres
United Nations, Sep 19 (IANS) India ranked third among the countries that have faced the most natural disasters in the last half century, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Tuesday pleading for unwavering international action on climate change.
2017-09-19
Category: International, United States,Diplomacy,Environment/Wildlife
TRAI slashes mobile termination charges to 6 paise per minute
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The Indian telecom regulator on Tuesday came out with a regulation where it has more than halved the call termination charges from mobile to mobile to 6 paise per minute effective from October 1, 2017.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology,Business/Economy
BJD MLA held in Odisha scam, sent in 5-day CBI custody
Bhubaneswar, Sep 19 (IANS) Ruling Biju Janata Dal's (BJD) MLA Prabhat Biswal was on Tuesday arrested by the CBI in the Seashore chit fund scam in Odisha.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Orissa,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
JD-U Nitish faction welcomes TN MLAs' disqualification, wants action on Yadav
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) With the Sharad Yadav group charting out a separate path, the Nitish Kumar faction of the Janata Dal-United on Tuesday welcomed the Tamil Nadu Assembly Speaker's decision to disqualify 18 AIADMK MLAs and urged that its petition for action against two rebel MPs, including Yadav, be acted upon.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Bengal Minister's brother swept away in river during religious ritual
Kolkata, Sep 19 (IANS) The elder brother of West Bengal Law and Labour Minister Moloy Ghatak is believed to have been swept away while performing a ritual in Damodar river in West Bardhaman district on Tuesday, police said.
2017-09-19
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Religion,Crime/Disaster/Accident
No freedom of choice for Karnataka on using allocated Cauvery water, TN to SC
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Tamil Nadu on Tuesday told the Supreme Court that Karnataka can't have freedom of choice on the use of its share of Cauvery water as it would alter the 2007 Cauvery Water Disputes Tribunal award.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
Central government to launch mobile app for its pensioners
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The central government will on Wednesday launch a mobile application for its pensioners, which will help retired officials monitor the progress of pension settlements.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Human Interest/Society
IndiGo to operate 16 additional flights
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Low cost carrier (LCC) IndiGo on Tuesday said it will operate 16 additional flights across its network with effect from October 1.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
'OPPO F3' leads in mid-range segment in India
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Chinese smartphone company OPPOs "OPPO F3" smartphone has been ranked number one amongst top sellers in the Rs 15,000 to Rs 30,000 price segment in India for the quarter April to June 2017, according to a report by market research firm Counterpoint.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology,Business/Economy
Rights body concerned over shootout deaths in UP
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI) on Tuesday expressed concerns at the "seeming regularity of encounter deaths" of alleged criminals in Uttar Pradesh.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Baby to lead Kerala in 2017-18 Ranji season
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 19 (IANS) Promising batsman Sachin Baby was on Tuesday named Kerala skipper for the 2017-18 Ranji Trophy season, replacing Rohan Prem.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Kerala,Sports,Cricket
Four envoys present credentials to President
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The newly-appointed High Commissioner of Pakistan and envoys of three African nations -- Tanzania, Ghana, Burundi -- on Tuesday presented their credentials to President Ram Nath Kovind here.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Diplomacy
Groom among seven killed in UP road accident
Lucknow, Sep 19 (IANS) Seven persons including a bridegroom were killed in a road accident in Uttar Pradesh's Budayun district on Tuesday evening, police said.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Keeper Szczesny to start for Juventus against Fiorentina
Turin, Sep 19 (IANS) Juventus chief coach Massimiliano Allegri on Tuesday said that goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny will play when they take on traditional rivals Fiorentina in a Serie A football clash here on Wednesday.
2017-09-19
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Football
Ali elated with 'Victoria & Abdul' response in UK
Mumbai, Sep 19 (IANS) Actor Ali Fazal is happy that his Hollywood film "Victoria & Abdul", in which he stars with Judi Dench, has had a good start at the UK box office.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Pressure mounts as Kenyans Kipsang, Kipchoge off to Berlin marathon
Nairobi, Sep 19 (IANS) Anxiety is reaching boiling point as former world marathon record holder Wilson Kipsang and Olympic champion Eliud Kipchoge left for Germany to compete at the Berlin Marathon on Sunday.
2017-09-19
Category: International, Kenya,Sports,Athletics
US resumes premium processing of H-1B visas
Washington, Sep 19 (IANS) The US has resumed the premium processing of all H-1B visa petitions subject to the fiscal 2018 cap, five months after it was suspended to check the rush of work visas popular among Indian techies.
2017-09-19
Category: International, United States,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
AgustaWestland: Hearing on ED chargesheet on October 3
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) A court here on Tuesday took cognisance of the Enforcement Directorate (ED) chargesheet filed against woman director of a Dubai-based company in a money-laundering case related to the AgustaWestland VVIP chopper deal.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security
Mahindra & Mahindra showcases driverless tractor
Chennai, Sep 19 (IANS) Tractor major Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd plans to launch its driverless tractor in 2019 while it would launch a driver assist model in 2018, a top company official said here on Tuesday.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy,Technology
Dhoni can play 2023 World Cup too: Clarke
Kolkata, Sep 19 (IANS) Former Australia captain Michael Clarke is not ruling out the possibility of wicketkeeper-batsman Mahendra Singh Dhoni being part of India's 2023 World Cup plans.
2017-09-19
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
Dogs' social skills may be linked to oxytocin sensitivity
London, Sep 19 (IANS) Ever wondered why some dogs are so friendly with their owners? It's because of an association with genetic variations in sensitivity for the hormone oxytocin, according to a new study.
2017-09-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Lifestyle/Fashion,Environment/Wildlife,Health/Medicine
Injured Philander set to miss first Test vs Bangladesh
Johannesburg, Sep 19 (IANS) South Africa will once again miss the services of fast bowler Vernon Philander in the first Test against Bangladesh as he continues to recover from a lower back niggle sustained during the England series.
2017-09-19
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
Real Madrid's Theo suffers shoulder dislocation
Madrid, Sep 19 (IANS) Real Madrid's left-back Theo Hernandez will miss Wednesday's La Liga football match against Real Betis due to a partial dislocation of his right shoulder, the Spanish club announced Tuesday.
2017-09-19
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
TRAI releases draft recommendations for ease of doing telecom business
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Aiming to promote unhindered growth in the telecom sector, the regulator on Tuesday released draft recommendations for ease of doing telecom business.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology,Business/Economy
Governor reaches Chennai, HC to hear MLAs disqualification on Wednesday (Roundup)
Chennai, Sep 19 (IANS) Political developments in Tamil Nadu in the wake of disqualification of 18 AIADMK MLAs gathered momentum on Tuesday with the arrival of Governor C. Vidyasagar Rao here and the Madras High Court set to hear the petition of the legislators against the Speaker's action.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Congress' Maharashtra legislator offers to sponsor CCTVs in schools
Mumbai, Sep 19 (IANS) Congress's Maharashtra legislator Arif Naseem Khan on Monday announced plans to sponsor CCTVs in economically weak schools, especially in slums, "to ensure that students' security is not compromised in any manner".
2017-09-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights,Defence/Security,Education
Infosys arm to offer chat-based service to banking customers
Bengaluru, Sep 19 (IANS) IT major Infosys subsidiary EdgeVerve Systems's financial software product Finacle will tie up with financial technology start-up Niki.ai to offer chat-based service to customers of banking clients, it was announced on Tuesday/
2017-09-19
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Technology,Business/Economy
Dawood's role in extortion racket run by Iqbal Kaskar being probed
Thane (Maharashtra), Sep 19 (IANS) After arresting Iqbal Ibrahim Kaskar for running an extortion racket, the police on Tuesday said they are probing the direct or indirect involvement of his brother, absconding mafia don Dawood Ibrahim Kaskar, in the racket and could make him an accused in the case.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Three die as car falls off cliff in Darjeeling
Darjeeling, Sep 19 (IANS) Three persons died while six were badly injured when a private vehicle carrying relief material fell off a cliff in West Bengal's Darjeeling district on Tuesday, police said.
2017-09-19
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Grain production target 276.55 million tonnes in 2017-18
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The foodgrain production in India in 2017-18 year starting July was targeted at 276.55 million tonnes though sowing area this kharif season has shrunk by about 770,000 hectares, government data showed on Tuesday.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
Shuttler Kashyap fails to qualify for Japan Open
Tokyo, Sep 19 (IANS) Indian singles shuttler Parupalli Kashyap failed to qualify for the Japan Open Superseries, starting here on Wednesday, while Satwiksairaj Rankireddy advanced to the main draws in both the men's and mixed double categories, partnering Chirag Shetty and Ashwini Ponappa here on Tuesday.
2017-09-19
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Badminton
Rebel MLAs 'distanced' themselves from AIADMK: Speaker
Chennai, Sep 19 (IANS) The 18 dissident AIADMK MLAs were disqualified as they "distanced" themselves from their party and fell "into the control of persons outside their party" besides aligning with the DMK, Tamil Nadu Assembly Speaker P. Dhanapal has held while holding that they had "voluntarily given up their membership" of the AIADMK.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
'Mere Pyare Prime Minister' inspired by Mahatma Gandhi: Rakeysh Mehra
Mumbai, Sep 19 (IANS) Filmmaker Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra says the inspiration for his upcoming directorial "Mere Pyare Prime Minister" comes from Mahatma Gandhi, who was a warrior on sanitation issues.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
India bike week in November
Panaji, Sep 19 (IANS) Over 20,000 bikers from across India are expected to participate in the fifth edition of the India Bike Week in Goa in November, organisers said on Tuesday.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Goa,Sports,Motorsports
Taking a break from dieting could be key to weight loss
Sydney, Sep 19 (IANS) Struggling hard to lose weight even with a controlled diet? Avoid continuous dieting and take a two-week break as this may help keep the kilos off, suggests a new study.
2017-09-19
Category: International, Australia,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
AAP to launch nationwide campaign against high petrol prices
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Tuesday said it will launch a nationwide campaign against the high petrol prices.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Manipur CM assures preparedness against floods
Imphal, Sep 19 (IANS) Manipur Chief Minister N. Biren Singh on Tuesday said that the government machinery is fully prepared to deal with any eventuality arising from the torrential rains.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Manipur,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Yogi completes six months in office, claims criminals on the run
Lucknow, Sep 19 (IANS) On completing six months in office, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Tuesday claimed that rule of law had returned to the state under the BJP government and that criminals were running scared.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Nucleya announces his first show of 2017
Mumbai, Sep 19 (IANS) Music producer Nucleya and dance music brand Sunburn have joined forces to announce a new show, "Sub Cinema", of Sunburn Season 11. The event will mark Nucleya's first show of his 2017 season.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Haryana Police officer shot dead in Gurugram
Gurugram, Sep 19 (IANS) An Assistant Sub-Inspector of the Haryana Police was found shot dead in his house, police said on Tuesday.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Russian, Indian firms ink deal to produce drugs for HIV
Moscow, Sep 19 (IANS) Russian state-run National Immunobiological Company (Nacimbio) on Tuesday announced signing an agreement with Indian pharma firm Mylan Laboratories on the transfer of technology for producing readymade dosage forms and active pharmaceutical agents for the treatment of HIV.
2017-09-19
Category: International, Russian Federation,Health/Medicine,Business/Economy
JD-U's Nitish faction welcomes TN MLAs' disqualification
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The Nitish Kumar faction of the Janata Dal-United (JD-U) on Tuesday welcomed Tamil Nadu Assembly Speaker P. Dhanapals decision a day earlier to disqualify 18 MLAs owing allegiance to AIADMK faction leader T.T.V. Dinakaran.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Sting, Costello to play at Leonard Cohen's tribute gig
Montreal, Sep 19 (IANS) Artistes like Elvis Costello, Lana Del Rey, Feist, Philip Glass, k.d. lang, The Lumineers Wesley Schultz and Jeremiah Fraites, Damien Rice, Sting, Patrick Watson, and Adam Cohen will participate in the 'Tower of Song: A Memorial Tribute' for late singer Leonard Cohen here on November 6.
2017-09-19
Category: International, France,Cinema/Showbiz
Jharkhand CM, Ministers, MLAs get another salary hike
Ranchi, Sep 19 (IANS) The Jharkhand government has increased the salary of legislators, ministers, the Speaker and the Chief Minister for the second time in the last two and a half years.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Corden laughs off kiss photo with Sean Spicer
Los Angeles, Sep 19 (IANS) Comedian James Corden has laughed off criticism that came his way taking a photo where he jokingly kissed former White House press secretary Sean Spicer at the 2017 Emmy Awards.
2017-09-19
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Incidence of child marriage in Bihar highest in India: Study
Patna, Sep 19 (IANS) Notwithstanding the laws, child marriage in Bihar particularly in rural areas is a reality, with the percentage of under-age marriages touching as high as 50 per cent in 340 blocks, says a new study released on Tuesday.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Bihar,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Human Interest/Society
Saaniya eyeing second successive win at Hero WPGT
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Buoyant after ending a more than two-year title drought, rising golfer Saaniya Sharma will seek to further improve her position in the 12th leg of the Hero Womens Professional Tour 2017 at the iconic Delhi Golf Course here from Wednesday.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Golf
Cash-for-query: Charges to be framed on September 27
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) A court here on Tuesday fixed September 27 for formally framing charges against 11 former MPs in connection with the 2005 cash-for-query case.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Cancelling St. Louis concerts won't fix issues: Queen Latifah
Los Angeles, Sep 19 (IANS) After Ed Sheeran and U2 cancelled their St. Louis concerts amid violent protests after the acquittal of a white police officer who shot dead a black motorist, singer Queen Latifah rues how the problem goes way beyond the city.
2017-09-19
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Paper patch could help diabetics monitor sugar level
New York, Sep 19 (IANS) Researchers have developed a new paper-based sensor patch that could allow diabetics to effectively measure glucose levels during exercise.
2017-09-19
Category: International, United States,Technology,Health/Medicine
Double suicide bombing in Iraq kills 3
Baghdad, Sep 19 (IANS) A double suicide bombing inside a restaurant near the Iraqi city of Tikrit on Tuesday left three people dead and 34 injured, officials said.
2017-09-19
Category: International, Iraq,Defence/Security,Terrorism
People want to try local cuisines during vacation: Survey
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) People not only want to explore destinations during a vacation but also taste the flavours of local cuisines, according to a survey.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Suu Kyi condemns abuses in Rohingya region, UN seeks access (Roundup)
Nay Pyi Taw, Sep 19 (IANS) Breaking her silence on Rohingyas, Myanmar's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Tuesday said she and her government condemned all human rights abuses and unlawful violence in the country and do not fear global scrutiny on the situation in Rakhine state.
2017-09-19
Category: International, Myanmar,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Religion,Immigration/Law/Rights,Diplomacy
Ram Madhav targets Rahul over defending dynastic politics
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Without naming Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi who defended dynastic politics in India at a function in the US, senior BJP leader Ram Madhav on Tuesday said the opposition's love for dynasty and black money were strange.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy
High Court to hear petition against disqualification of 18 MLAs
Chennai, Sep 19 (IANS) The Madras High Court is expected to hear on Wednesday the petition of 18 legislators disqualified under the anti-defection law by Tamil Nadu Speaker P. Dhanapal.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Media forum on China's Belt and Road kicks off
Beijing, Sep 19 (IANS) A media forum on China's ambitious Belt and Road Initiative kicked off in the Chinese city of Dunhuang, a key transit point in the ancient Silk Road, on Tuesday, attended by representatives of media outlets and think tanks from 126 countries, including Nepal, a media report said.
2017-09-19
Category: International, China,Media,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Diplomacy,Business/Economy
Delhi government to launch campaign against drug use
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The Delhi government will launch from Wednesday a year-long awareness campaign against drug use, Social Welfare Minister Rajendra Pal Gautam said here on Tuesday.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Human Interest/Society
North East Festival to return to Delhi for fifth time
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The fifth edition of the North East Festival, which brings together the numerous colours and talents of the region, will begin here on November 3.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Art/Culture/Books
Equities close marginally lower; Nifty50 hits fresh intra-day high (Roundup)
Mumbai, Sep 19 (IANS) Broadly negative global cues along with profit booking in metals, consumer durables and healthcare stocks and huge outflow of foreign funds led the key Indian equity indices to close on a flat-to-negative note on Tuesday.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Business/Economy
Amarinder fudging data on farmer suicides: AAP
Chandigarh, Sep 19 (IANS) Punjab's Leader of Opposition Sukhpal Singh Khaira on Tuesday accused Chief Minister Amarinder Singh and his government of fudging figures on the growing number of suicides by debt-ridden farmers in the state.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Over 50% train tickets bought in cash: Survey
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Despite the government's digital push, more than half of the train tickets in India are purchased in cash -- thanks to the penalty on digital transactions, a survey revealed on Tuesday.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Sri Lanka Cricket announce new selection panel
Colombo, Sep 19 (IANS) The Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) board on Thursday announced a new five-member selection committee led by their former pacer Graeme Labrooy.
2017-09-19
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Sports,Cricket
Smart roads could power street lamps, electric cars
London, Sep 19 (IANS) Researchers in Britain are working on smart materials that when embedded in road surfaces would be able to harvest and convert vehicle vibration into electrical energy to power street lamps or electric vehicle charging points.
2017-09-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Science/Tech,Environment/Wildlife
Daimler India launches Euro 5 trucks
Chennai, Sep 19 (IANS) Targeting the urban transport segment, Daimler India Commercial Vehicles on Tuesday launched Euro 5 emission norms compliant medium duty trucks (MDT), said a top company official.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Business/Economy
Himachal CM lays foundation stones of 10 colleges
Shimla, Sep 19 (IANS) With the Himachal Pradesh assembly polls just around the corner, Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Tuesday laid through videoconferencing the foundation stones of 10 degree colleges to be set up across the hill state.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Politics,Education
Indians should speak in their mother tongue more, less in English: Naidu
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Favouring promotion of Indian culture and heritage and not looking towards the West, Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday urged people speaking the same language to communicate in their mother tongue instead of in English.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Art/Culture/Books
NIA arrests two for providing LeT terrorist logistic help
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Tuesday said that it has arrested two persons in Jammu and Kashmir for providing logistic support to Pakistani Laskar-e-Taiba terrorist Bahadur Ali, who was captured in the state on July 25.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Kashmir,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Gautam Rode plays a 'bit complex' role in 'Aksar 2'
Mumbai, Sep 19 (IANS) Actor Gautam Rode says his character in the forthcoming film "Aksar 2" has several shades and so, he is nervous how the audience will react to his "bit complex" role.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Restoration of British-era castle in Shimla begins
Shimla, Sep 19 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Tuesday laid the foundation stone to begin the restoration work of the British-era Bantony Estate, a grand private castle decaying for many decades here, an official said.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Business/Economy,Human Interest/Society
Bayern keeper Neuer ruled out until January
Munich, Sep 19 (IANS) Bayern Munich star goalkeeper Manuel Neuer has been ruled out until January 2018, following an operation of the metatarsal in his left foot which he fractured during training, the Bavarian football giants confirmed on Tuesday.
2017-09-19
Category: International, Germany,Sports,Football
Two suspected Babbar Khalsa operatives arrested in UP
Lucknow, Sep 19 (IANS) Two suspected terrorists, believed to have links with the Babbar Khalsa terror outfit, were arrested by the Anti-Terror Squad (ATS) from Pilibhit on Tuesday, police said.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Terrorism,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Four-month-old Sudanese boy with TGA gets new lease of life
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) A four and a half months old Sudanese national suffering from transposition of the great arteries (TGA), a congenital heart defect, has been cured at a hospital here, hospital authorities said on Tuesday.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Manish Arora, Zoya associates for Paris Fashion Week
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Zoya, the Diamond Boutique from the House of Tata, on Tuesday announced a collaboration with eminent fashion designer Manish Arora for his tenth anniversary presentation at the Paris Fashion Week.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
India welcomes Suu Kyi's statement on Rohingyas
Yangon, Sep 19 (IANS) India on Tuesday welcomed as encouraging and positive Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi's address on the situation in the country's Rakhine state where violence has triggered an outflow of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees to neighbouring Bangladesh.
2017-09-19
Category: International, Myanmar,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights,Defence/Security,Terrorism
HDFC Bank's Messenger chatbot registers 160% growth
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) HDFC Bank's Facebook Messenger chatbot "OnChat" has registered a 160 per cent month-on-month growth in transactions, the company said on Tuesday.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology,Business/Economy
Pradhan to co-chair IGC meet with Kazakhstan
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan will co-chair the two-day meeting of the Inter-Governmental Commission (IGC) with Kazakhstan beginning on Tuesday in the central Asian nation's capital at Astana, an official statement said here.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Diplomacy
Sex, aggression overlap in male brains: Study
New York, Sep 19 (IANS) Brain structures that control aggressive and sexual behaviour are controlled differently in females, but they tend to overlap in males, a new study has found.
2017-09-19
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
Angry villagers pelt stones at school after rape of Class 12 girl
Jaipur, Sep 19 (IANS) Angry villagers on Tuesday pelted stones at a school in Rajasthan's Sikar district as news spread of the rape of a Class 12 girl by the school's director and a teacher.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Education
Pintos' bail plea referred for assigning to another HC bench
Chandigarh, Sep 19 (IANS) A Punjab and Haryana High Court judge on Tuesday refused to hear the anticipatory bail plea of Ryan International Schools' three trustees since he knew the Pinto family and referred the case to the Chief Justice for assigning it to another court.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Punjab,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Education
Teenagers growing up more slowly today than they used to
New York, Sep 19 (IANS) Contrary to popular perception, today's teenagers are actually growing up more slowly than their predecessors, with 18-year-olds now behaving like 15-year-olds of yesteryears, suggests new research.
2017-09-19
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion,Art/Culture/Books,Health/Medicine
UK has large audience for online jihadi propaganda
London, Sep 19 (IANS) Online jihadi propaganda attracts more audience in Britain than in any other European country and the main internet companies are failing to curb it, a leading think tank revealed on Tuesday.
2017-09-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Defence/Security,Technology,Terrorism
Government to set up inter-ministerial committee on financial cybercrimes
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The government has decided to set up an inter-ministerial committee to monitor implementation of measures to check rise in financial cybercrimes.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology,Crime/Disaster/Accident
When picked up, Iqbal Kaskar was watching 'KBC', eating biryani
Thane (Maharashtra), Sep 19 (IANS) When Iqbal Ibrahim Kaskar, the brother of absconding mafia don Dawood Ibrahim Kaskar, was picked up from his home in south Mumbai late on Monday night, he was busy watching the "Kaun Banega Crorepati" show and eating biryani, police said on Tuesday.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Defence/Security,Terrorism
India stresses on restoration of normalcy in Myanmar's Rakhine
Geneva, Sep 19 (IANS) India on Tuesday stressed on restoration of normalcy in Myanmar's Rakhine state where violence has triggered an outflow of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees to neighbouring Bangladesh and called for the situation to be handled with restraint.
2017-09-19
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Immigration/Law/Rights,Defence/Security,Terrorism,Diplomacy
Briton among three charge-sheeted in narcotics case
Panaji, Sep 19 (IANS) A British national and two others have been charge-sheeted by Goa Police Anti-Narcotics Cell in a case of involvement in narcotics trade in the coastal state, police said on Tuesday.
2017-09-19
Category: International, India,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
UN seeks unrestricted access in Myanmar
Geneva, Sep 19 (IANS) The UN Fact-Finding Mission on Myanmar has sought unhindered access to verify reports of human rights abuses against the Rohingya Muslim minority.
2017-09-19
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Religion,Immigration/Law/Rights,Defence/Security
Kerala HC posts actor Dileep's 5th bail plea for September 26
Kochi, Sep 19 (IANS) The Kerala High Court on Tuesday posted actor Dileep's fifth bail application hearing in the Malayalam actress abduction case for next week.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Kerala,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Cinema/Showbiz,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Intex launches two new affordable smartphones
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Intex Technologies on Tuesday launched "Cloud C1" and "Aqua S1" at Rs 3,499 and Rs 3,999 respectively.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Vaghela announces third front, to back non-BJP, non-Congress candidates
Ahmedabad, Sep 19 (IANS) After days of suspense, maverick Gujarat politician Shankersinh Vaghela, recently sacked by the Congress for engineering a revolt ahead of the August Rajya Sabha polls, on Tuesday announced his support to a third front - Jan Vikalp - in the state.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Gujarat,National,Politics
Can show world we can play football, says India U-17 coach
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) India U-17 football team coach Luis Norton de Matos on Tuesday said that he wants to show the world his side can play football during the World Cup which is scheduled to start from October 6.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Hrithik to walk the ramp at Exhibit's Tech Fashion Tour
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Actor Hrithik Roshan, brand ambassador of Zebronics, will be seen walking the ramp after three years at the third season of Tech Fashion Tour organised by Exhibit Technologies here.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Technology
Smith has to find a way for his team to be successful: Clarke
Kolkata, Sep 19 (IANS) Former Australia skipper Michael Clarke on Tuesday said Steve Smith still has challenges ahead as a captain and he has to find a way for his team to succeed.
2017-09-19
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
Spain arrests Pakistani for spreading jihadi propaganda
Madrid, Sep 19 (IANS) Spanish police arrested a 25-year-old Pakistani national on Tuesday on suspicion of indoctrination and spreading jihadi propaganda.
2017-09-19
Category: International, Spain,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Equities close marginally lower; Nifty50 at fresh intra-day high
Mumbai, Sep 19 (IANS) Broadly negative global cues, along with profit booking in metals, consumer durables and healthcare stocks, led the key Indian equity indices to provisionally close on a flat-to-negative note on Tuesday.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Business/Economy
Espanyol edge Celta Vigo for 1st win of La Liga season
Barcelona, Sep 19 (IANS) RCD Espanyol defeated Celta Vigo 2-1 here for their first victory of the 2017-2018 La Liga football season.
2017-09-19
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Anganwari worker tries to set self on fire
Srinagar, Sep 19 (IANS) An agitating Anganwari worker attempted to set herself on fire here on Tuesday but was saved by fellow protesters.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Two Kashmiri stone-pelters sent to judicial custody
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) A court here on Tuesday remanded two alleged stone-pelters in Jammu and Kashmir to judicial custody till October 17.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Terrorism,Crime/Disaster/Accident
HP unveils secure, enhanced POS system 'ElitePOS'
Mumbai, Sep 19 (IANS) HP Inc India on Tuesday unveiled its innovative, all-in-one point-of-sale (POS) system HP ElitePOS with secure and enhanced performance capabilities at the "India Retail Forum 2017" event here.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy,Technology
Delhi Dynamos sign two India U-19 defenders
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Indian Super League (ISL) franchise Delhi Dynamos on Tuesday signed India U-19 defenders Kishan Singh Thongam and Jayananda Singh Moirangthem ahead of season 4.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Poor sanitation keeps away many tourists from India: Javadekar (Lead, correcting name in para one)
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) India has more to offer to tourists than any other country but many prefer to stay away given the poor sanitation in the country, union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar said on Tuesday.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Education
Pakistan anti-graft court indicts ex-PM in fake recruitment scam
Islamabad, Sep 19 (IANS) An accountability court in Pakistan on Tuesday indicted former Prime Minister Raja Pervaiz Ashraf and eight others in a case related to illegal recruitment in the Gujranwala Electric Power Company (Gepco).
2017-09-19
Category: International, Pakistan,Immigration/Law/Rights,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
India's mountain states seek a better future
Aizawl, Sep 19 (IANS) The 6th edition of the Sustainable Mountain Development Summit (SMDS-VI) begins in the Mizoram capital on Wednesday with the goal of making the people of India proud of their mountains, recognizing the value of its mountain regions and enabling its people to realize their potential.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Mizoram,National,Politics,Environment/Wildlife
WHO grants $175,000 for Rohingyas' healthcare in Cox's Bazar
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The WHO has released its first tranche of emergency funding of $175,000 to provide lifesaving healthcare to the "vulnerable population" in Bangladesh's Cox's Bazar, a statement said on Tuesday.
2017-09-19
Category: International, India,National,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society
Biopic on Jhulan Goswami to be made
Kolkata, Sep 19 (IANS) Former Indian women's cricket team captain Jhulan Goswami on Tuesday said a biopic will be made on her with the working title 'Chakdah Express.'
2017-09-19
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket,Cinema/Showbiz
Pakistan accountability court again summons Sharif family
Islamabad, Sep 19 (IANS) The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Tuesday gave former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and other family members another seven days to appear before the accountability court in connection with the Supreme Court-mandated corruption cases.
2017-09-19
Category: International, Pakistan,Immigration/Law/Rights,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
NMDC to fast-track projects, raise output: CMD
Raipur, Sep 19 (IANS) NMDC Ltd, India's largest iron ore miner, will fast-track several key under-implementation projects to substantially increase iron ore production and shipment, said the Chairman-cum-Managing Director of the Navratna public sector enterprise.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Uttarakhand ,National,Business/Economy
Chinese FM meets Kissinger in New York
New York, Sep 19 (IANS) Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi met former US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger here and said that ties between Beijing and Washington have witnessed positive developments after the Trump administration came to power.
2017-09-19
Category: International, United States,Politics,Diplomacy
Poor sanitation keeps away many tourists from India: Javadekar
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) India has more to offer to tourists than any other country but many prefer to stay away given the poor sanitation in the country, union HRD Minister Prakash Navadeskar said on Tuesday.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Environment/Wildlife,Human Interest/Society
Two accused in Malegaon 2008 blast case get bail
Mumbai, Sep 19 (IANS) A Special NIA court on Tuesday granted bail to Sudhakar Chaturvedi and Suhakar Dwivedi, two prime accused in the September 2008 Malegaon blast case, on grounds of parity.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Terrorism
Over 4 lakh Indians embrace Google 'Tez' in just 24 hours, Pichai bullish
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Within 24 hours of Google digital payment app 'Tez' being launched in India, Google has seen nearly 1.8 crore gross merchandise volume (GMV) done with over four lakh active users.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology,Business/Economy
US freezes arms sales to Turkey
Washington, Sep 19 (IANS) The US government has frozen arms sales to the bodyguards unit of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan amid strained ties between the two countries, authorities said.
2017-09-19
Category: International, United States,Politics,Defence/Security
Cricket: India forced to call off practice due to rain
Kolkata, Sep 19 (IANS) Incessant rain forced India to call off practice two days ahead of the second One-Day International (ODI) cricket match against Australia at the Eden Gardens here on Tuesday.
2017-09-19
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
North Korean Foreign Minister to attend UNGA
Seoul, Sep 19 (IANS) North Korea's Foreign Minister left for New York on Tuesday to attend the UN General Assembly session at a time of heightened tension on the Korean Peninsula over Pyongyang's repeated weapons tests and increase in sanctions against the Kim Jong-un regime.
2017-09-19
Category: International, South Korea,Politics,Diplomacy
Forward Preeti to lead India A in women's Australia Hockey League
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Forward Preeti Dubey was on Tuesday named captain of the India A women's hockey squad for the Australian Hockey League (AHL), which starts on September 28.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Hockey
Indian hockey eves beat Belgium's junior men on Europe tour
Antwerp (Belgium), Sep 19 (IANS) The Indian women's hockey team ended their Europe Tour on a high as they beat the Belgium junior mens team 4-3 in a pulsating encounter here.
2017-09-19
Category: International, Belgium,Sports,Hockey
Supermassive black holes can form tightly bound pairs: Study
Pune, Sep 19 (IANS) Supermassive black holes found in the centres of galaxies can form gravitationally bound pairs when galaxies merge, confirms a study led by Indian scientists.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Science/Tech
Odisha to experience heavy rainfall
Bhubaneswar, Sep 19 (IANS) Several parts of Odisha are likely to experience heavy rainfall in next 24 hours under the influence of a low pressure formed over Bay of Bengal, Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Tuesday afternoon.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Orissa,National,Environment/Wildlife
Offensive begins to recapture Iraq's Anbar
Baghdad, Sep 19 (IANS) Iraqi forces on Tuesday started a new military offensive to recapture two areas in Anbar province from the Islamic State (IS) terror group, a military officer said.
2017-09-19
Category: International, Iraq,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Naidu, Manmohan to speak at leadership summit
Hyderabad, Sep 19 (IANS) Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu and former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will be among a galaxy of top leaders from various walks of life at the 15th edition of the Indian School of Business (ISB) Leadership Summit.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics,Business/Economy,Education
Ryan Phillippe accused of beating ex
Los Angeles, Sep 19 (IANS) Actor Ryan Phillippe's ex-girlfriend Elsie Hewitt has filed a lawsuit against him for allegedly kicking, punching and throwing her down the stairs.
2017-09-19
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood,Crime/Disaster/Accident
US engineer sentenced for selling information to fake spy
Washington, Sep 19 (IANS) A US engineer was sentenced to five years in prison after pleading guilty of selling classified information to a fake Russian spy.
2017-09-19
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Sunny Leone to use prosthetics for new project
Mumbai, Sep 19 (IANS) Fans of Indo-Canadian actress Sunny Leone must embrace themselves to see her in a never-seen-before avatar in a new project which will see her using prosthetics.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Two lynched in Jharkhand
Ranchi, Sep 19 (IANS) Two people were beaten to death in separate incidents in Jharkhand, police said on Tuesday.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Hurricane Maria devastates Dominica island
Washington, Sep 19 (IANS) The "potentially catastrophic" hurricane Maria, the strongest storm on record to make landfall in Dominica, has devastated the Caribbean island, the country's Prime Minister said on Tuesday.
2017-09-19
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Uber apologises for sexist promotional message
Bengaluru, Sep 19 (IANS) Global ride hailing app Uber has apologised after its food delivery service's 'Wife Appreciation Day' promotion in Bengaluru was called out for being 'sexist' by social media users from across the world.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Technology,Business/Economy
Indonesia raises Bali volcano alert
Jakarta, Sep 19 (IANS) Indonesian authorities have raised the alert level for a volcano in Bali following increased activity, a senior official said here on Tuesday.
2017-09-19
Category: International, Indonesia,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Tata Steel, TERI launch 'Green School Project' in Odisha
Bhubaneswar, Sep 19 (IANS) Tata Steel has in association with The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) launched an initiative to create awareness about environment issues in school campuses in Odisha's Jajpur district, an official said on Tuesday.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Orissa,National,Business/Economy,Education,Human Interest/Society
Jharkhand to set up cyber police stations in all districts
Ranchi, Sep 19 (IANS) To fight the rising menace of cyber crime, Jharkhand Police on Tuesday said it will set up cyber police stations in all 24 districts of the state.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Oracle unveils Next-Gen SPARC platform with M8 processor
San Francisco, Sep 19 (IANS) Aiming to deliver new levels of security capabilities and performance for critical customer workloads, Cloud major Oracle has unveiled its eighth-generation SPARC platform that is powered by the new M8 microprocessor.
2017-09-19
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Business/Economy
Two detained for raping Class 12 girl
Jaipur, Sep 19 (IANS) The director and a teacher of a school in Sikar in Rajasthan who raped a Class 12 student and then forced her to abort have been detained, police said on Tuesday.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Education
Seagate, Baidu collaborate for IT and storage solutions
Beijing, Sep 19 (IANS) Storage solutions provider Seagate Technology on Tuesday signed an agreement with Chinese internet search provider Baidu that will cover information technology, Big Data analysis and advanced storage system development and implementation.
2017-09-19
Category: International, China,Technology,Business/Economy
Biopic on Jhulan Goswami to be made
Kolkata, Sep 19 (IANS) Former Indian women's cricket team captain Jhulan Goswami on Tuesday said a biopic will be made on her with the working title 'Chakdah Express.'
2017-09-19
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
Get right jewellery for fall-winter season
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Go big on head ornaments and a bracelet bling as far as jewellery is concerned in the fall-winter season, which sees the revival of greenery, the arrival of festivities along with the onset of the wedding season in India, suggest experts.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Bengal observes Mahalaya
Kolkata, Sep 19 (IANS) Invoking goddess Durga on earth, West Bengal on Tuesday observed Mahalaya with devotional songs, scriptural recitations and prayers as greetings on social media enlivened a rainy day.
2017-09-19
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Religion,Human Interest/Society
Thankful for love, criticism for 'Simran': Hansal Mehta
Mumbai, Sep 19 (IANS) Filmmaker Hansal Mehta, who had deleted his Twitter account, has returned to the social networking platform and thanked viewers for loving as well as panning his latest movie "Simran".
2017-09-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
SRK wants to retain purity of his kids' childhood
Mumbai, Sep 19 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan, a doting father to three children, on Tuesday said he wishes to keep delaying the onset of adulthood in their lives.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Prince's handwritten notes to be auctioned
Los Angeles, Sep 19 (IANS) Late singer Prince's "Purple Rain" handwritten notes, yellow boots and other belongings will be auctioned.
2017-09-19
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Suu Kyi condemns HR violations in Myanmar's Rakhine
Nay Pyi Taw, Sep 19 (IANS) Breaking her silence over the ongoing Rohingya refugee crisis, Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi on Tuesday said she and her government "condemn all human rights violations and unlawful violence" in the country and does not fear global scrutiny on the situation in Rakhine state.
2017-09-19
Category: International, Myanmar,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Religion,Immigration/Law/Rights,Defence/Security
When picked up, Dawood's brother was watching KBC, eating biryani
Thane (Maharashtra), Sep 19 (IANS) When Iqbal Ibrahim Kaskar, the brother of absconder mafia don Dawood Ibrahim Kaskar, was picked up from his home in south Mumbai late on Monday, he was busy watching the "Kaun Banega Crorepati" show and eating biryani, Thane Police Commissioner Parambir Singh said here on Tuesday.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism,Business/Economy
Jaitley to hold brainstorming meet on economy
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will undertake a high-level review of the economy to discuss measures, including a possible stimulus package, to be taken amidst an economic slowdown.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Economic issues will have a decisive say in 2019 general elections (Column: Active Voice)
It is becoming really hard to be optimistic about the Indian economy. As T.N. Ninan pointed out last week, it has been six years since the economy breached the seven per cent growth rate mark. There have been repeated forecasts in these last six years of regaining those glory days of 2003-11, when India managed to grow at an annual rate of 8.4 percent.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Opinion/Commentary,Business/Economy
Vaghela announces third front, to support independent candidates
Ahmedabad, Sep 19 (IANS) Rebel Congress leader Shankersinh Vaghela here on Tuesday announced the formation of a third front -- Jan Vikalp -- in Gujarat.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Gujarat,National,Politics
"We are shrinking into a Hindu monoculture: Nayantara Sehgal
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) At a time when the nation is witnessing rising violence, lynchings and the silencing of rationalists, noted author and Sahitya Akademi Award winner Nayantara Sehgal believes that the country is shrinking into a Hindu monoculture.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books
Dhoni's wicket is the key: Zampa
Kolkata, Sep 19 (IANS) Australian leg-spinner Adam Zampa on Tuesday said the wicket of former India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni is very crucial and they will try to get him out as early as possible when the two sides meet again for the second One-Day International (ODI) at the Eden Gardens here on Thursday.
2017-09-19
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
Tripura demands CBI probe into 'poor quality work' by central agencies
Agartala, Sep 19 (IANS) The Tripura government has recommended a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into the "poor quality" of work undertaken by central government agencies, like Hindustan Steel Works Construction Ltd, in the northeastern state, a state Minister said here on Tuesday.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Police probe UP student's 'mysterious' death
Lucknow, Sep 19 (IANS) The police in Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday began a probe into the death of a Class 12 student in Deoria, who died a day ago after falling off the third floor of her school building.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Education
Gionee launches 'X1s' smartphone for Rs 12,999
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Expanding its X series smartphone portfolio, Gionee India on Tuesday launched 'X1s' which will be available in India for Rs 12,999, starting September 21.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Panasonic India launches two new Eluga smartphones
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) To ramp up its presence during the festive season, Panasonic India on Tuesday launched two smartphones -- Eluga Ray 500 and Eluga Ray 700 -- in the country.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology,Business/Economy
Trump says Paris accord 'badly negotiated'
New York, Sep 19 (IANS) US President Donald Trump told his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron here that he believed the Paris climate agreement was "badly negotiated" and was unfair to Washington.
2017-09-19
Category: International, United States,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Environment/Wildlife
Karbi militant arrested in Assam
Guwahati, Sep 19 (IANS) A militant of the banned Karbi People's Liberation Tiger (KPLT) outfit and another person linked to the group have been arrested by the CRPF and Assam Police, an official said on Tuesday.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Assam,National,Terrorism,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Ex-Man Utd defender Rio Ferdinand to turn boxer
Manchester, Sep 19 (IANS) Former Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand on Tuesday revealed that he is set to become a professional boxer.
2017-09-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Faith in 'gut feelings' linked to belief in fake news
New York, Sep 19 (IANS) Some people are more susceptible to misinformation spread on various mediums including social media sites. A new study suggests that people who tend to trust their intuition are more likely to stand behind inaccurate beliefs.
2017-09-19
Category: International, United States,Media,Technology
UN chief calls for tackling sexual exploitation, abuse
United Nations, Sep 19 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called for global solidarity to fight sexual exploitation and abuse.
2017-09-19
Category: International, United States,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diplomacy
Songs today are just a one-day cricket match: Bappi Lahiri
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Veteran Indian composer-singer Bappi Lahiri says people can't remember lyrics of songs today. He has compared them to a one-day cricket match.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Brain activity may prevent insomnia-related depression
New York, Sep 19 (IANS) While lack of sleep is a major risk factor for depression, not everyone who tosses and turns at night becomes depressed.
2017-09-19
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
Google Search now shows ebooks in local library
San Francisco, Sep 19 (IANS) Google has rolled out a new feature in Search that allows users to check if an e-book is available to borrow from the local library.
2017-09-19
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Business/Economy,Education
Bollywood film on Indian surgical strike
Mumbai, Sep 19 (IANS) The story of India's surgical strike on terrorist hubs in Pakistan is being made into a Bollywood film produced by Ronnie Screwvala. Actor Vicky Kaushal plays the lead role in the movie titled "Uri".
2017-09-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Terrorism
U-17 World Cup hits shop owners at Kochi stadium; Kerala HC orders compensation
Kochi, Sep 19 (IANS) The U-17 World Cup to be held at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here from October 7 has hit over 200 small businessmen who own shops at the stadium with the Greater Cochin Development Authority (GCDA) asking them to close down their shops for security reasons during the tournament. The Kerala High Court has asked the GCDA to compensate the shop owners.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Kerala,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Sports,Business/Economy
Equities trade flat, Nifty50 off day's fresh high
Mumbai, Sep 19 (IANS) Key Indian equity indices traded on a flat-to-negative note during the mid-afternoon session on Tuesday on the back of broadly negative global cues and profit booking in metals, consumer durables and banking stocks.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Business/Economy
Chambers departs, Cisco to appoint Robbins as Executive Chairman
San Francisco, Sep 19 (IANS) Global IT and networking major Cisco has announced that its CEO Chuck Robbins will be appointed as the Executive Chairman of the company in the annual meeting of shareholders on December 11.
2017-09-19
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Business/Economy
Bengaluru-born former Celtic footballer Wilson dies
Glasgow, Sep 19 (IANS) Bengaluru-born former Celtic FC star footballer Paul Wilson has passed away at the age of 66, the Scottish club confirmed.
2017-09-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Several countries urge Myanmar to end violence against Rohingyas
New York, Sep 19 (IANS) A group of countries, led by the UK, met with representatives of the Myanmar government in New York, calling on them to stop the violence against the Rohingya Muslim minority and allow aid to be provided.
2017-09-19
Category: International, United States,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Religion,Immigration/Law/Rights
Dharamsala film fest lines up award-winning films, premieres
Mumbai, Sep 19 (IANS) The sixth edition of the Dharamshala International Film Festival, slated for November 2-5, will feature award-winning documentaries as well as India and South Asian premieres of some movies.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Video game may boost sexual health knowledge in teens
New York, Sep 19 (IANS) A video game is helping teenagers to promote their knowledge of sexual health as well as improving risky behaviour, a study shows.
2017-09-19
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
Japan to deploy new anti-missile system
Tokyo, Sep 19 (IANS) Japan will install a new anti-missile system on Hokkaido island on Tuesday after North Korea tested two missiles that flew over its territory, a Defence Ministry official said.
2017-09-19
Category: International, Japan,Defence/Security
Fire in Lucknow school, no injuries
Lucknow, Sep 19 (IANS) A fire broke out in a school here on Tuesday but no one was hurt, police said.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Education
Zebronics launches new party speaker at Rs 32,499
Mumbai, Sep 19 (IANS) Domestic electronics company Zebronics on Tuesday launched its new DJ speaker "Monster Pro X15L" at Rs 32,499.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy,Technology
Shankersinh Vaghela announces third front in Gujarat
Ahmedabad, Sep 19 (IANS) Rebel Congress leader Shankersinh Vaghela here on Tuesday announced the formation of a third front in Gujarat.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Gujarat,National,Politics
Solution to 'Assam problem' before 2019 polls: ULFA's Anup Chetia (IANS Interview)
Guwahati, Sep 19 (IANS) ULFA might hammer out a lasting solution to the "Assam problem" before the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, its General Secretary, Anup Chetia, has said, adding that the BJP-led government must think seriously on how to bring the Paresh Baruah faction to the negotiating table which will augment lasting peace in the state.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics,Terrorism
Researchers see rapidly spinning star emitting polarised light
Sydney, Sep 19 (IANS) More than 70 years after Indian astrophysicist and Nobel laureate Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar first predicted the emission of polarised light from the edges of stars, a team of scientists have for the first time observed rapidly rotating stars emitting polarised light.
2017-09-19
Category: International, Australia,Science/Tech
No time to rest as Liga Santander moves into Matchday 5
Madrid, Sep 19 (IANS) There is no time to breathe as the Spanish football league Liga Santander moves seamlessly from Matchday 4 into Matchday 5 with a round of midweek fixtures.
2017-09-19
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Smokers with HIV more at risk of lung cancer than AIDS
New York, Sep 19 (IANS) People living with HIV who adhere to antiretroviral therapy but smoke tobacco cigarettes are more likely to die from lung cancer than from AIDS, a study led by an Indian-origin researcher has revealed.
2017-09-19
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine,Diaspora
Tiger, Disha start 'Baaghi 2' shoot
Mumbai, Sep 19 (IANS) The shooting for the second instalment of "Baaghi" featuring actors Tiger Shroff and Disha Patani has started.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Pooja Chopra hopes 'Aiyaary' puts her career in motion
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Actress Pooja Chopra is happy to be working with Sidharth Malhotra and Neeraj Pandey in "Aiyaary", and hopes that "best comes out of the film" for her.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
'Normalisation of India-Denmark relations to boost trade ties'
Copenhagen, Sep 19 (IANS) Normalisation of India-Denmark relations, that got a push with the launch of a direct flight between New Delhi and Copenhagen, will boost bilateral trade, which is billed to touch the $3 billion-mark by the end of 2017.
2017-09-19
Category: International, Denmark,National,Business/Economy,Diplomacy
Kenya 'unlikely' to host CHAN, former federation boss claims
Nairobi, Sep 19 (IANS) Kenya chances of hosting the 2018 Africa Home Nations Championships (CHAN) hinge on a 'miracle' the country's former football chief claimed.
2017-09-19
Category: International, Kenya,Sports,Football
Android users to soon manage chat data storage on WhatsApp
San Francisco, Sep 19 (IANS) WhatsApp Beta has added granular storage management -- which was earlier available only on iOS -- to Android that will allow users manage their chat data storage better.
2017-09-19
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Business/Economy
Australia's smallest endangered species at extinction risk
Canberra, Sep 19 (IANS) Australia's smallest endangered species are at the greatest risk of extinction due to an imbalance in conservation funding and awareness campaigns, a study revealed on Tuesday.
2017-09-19
Category: International, Australia,Environment/Wildlife
'Fuller House' twins get $9,000 per episode
Los Angeles, Sep 19 (IANS) The two-year-old twins who play Tommy on in the sitcom "Fuller House" get over $9,000 for every episode.
2017-09-19
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Xiaomi Mi A1: Moto G5s Plus gets real competition (Tech Review)
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) When it comes to mid-segment smartphones with loads of impressive features, Xiaomi's name pops up first -- and why not? The China-based manufacturer rules the low- and mid-segment smartphone market in the country.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Kolkata eateries line up mouth-watering dishes this Durga Puja (Foodie Trail-Kolkata)
Kolkata, Sep 19 (IANS) From traditional local delicacies like fresh river prawns cooked in coconut cream and hilsa in pineapple gravy to international dishes such as Caribbean chicken steak or fish in hoisin sauce, city eateries are gearing up to woo revellers during Bengal's biggest carnival, the Durga Puja.
2017-09-19
Category: India, West Bengal,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,National,Features,IANS Life
Akshay Kumar visits Golden Temple, feels surreal
Amritsar, Sep 19 (IANS) Away from the hustle bustle of Mumbai and from the humdrum of movie shootings and promotions, Bollywood star Akshay Kumar says a visit to the Golden Temple here left him feeling surreal.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Punjab,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Suu Kyi doesn't fear 'global scrutiny' over Rohingya crisis
Nay Pyi Taw, Sep 19 (IANS) Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi on Tuesday said her country "does not fear international scrutiny" over the ongoing Rohingya Muslim refugee crisis and was "aware of the fact that the world's attention is focused on the situation in Rakhine state".
2017-09-19
Category: International, Myanmar,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Religion,Immigration/Law/Rights,Defence/Security
Lies, infidelity ended my marriage: Torrei Hart
London, Sep 19 (IANS) Actor-comedian Kevin Hart's ex-wife Torrei Hart claims "lies and infidelity" ended her marriage to the "Central Intelligence" star.
2017-09-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Intel joins Alphabet's unit Waymo on self-driving car technology
San Francisco, Sep 19 (IANS) Intel is working with Waymo -- formerly the Google self-driving car project and now with Google's parent company Alphabet -- to advance self-driving car technology.
2017-09-19
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Business/Economy
Brazil eyeing London for pre-World Cup camp
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 19 (IANS) The Brazilian football team could choose London as the location for its pre-World Cup training camp next year, according to media reports.
2017-09-19
Category: International, Brazil,Sports,Football
Australia records hottest winter in history: Report
Canberra, Sep 19 (IANS) Australia recorded its hottest winter in history with temperatures up 2 degrees Celsius on average, a report revealed on Tuesday.
2017-09-19
Category: International, Australia,Environment/Wildlife
Colombia forward Copete set for Santos return
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 19 (IANS) Colombia international forward Jonathan Copete is set to return from injury for Brazil football club Santos in the second leg of their Copa Libertadores quarterfinal against Barcelona de Guayaquil on Wednesday.
2017-09-19
Category: International, Brazil,Sports,Football
We want the whole world to come to India: Tourism Minister Alphons (IANS Interview)
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The Indian government is seeking a dramatic increase in tourist figures, both foreign and domestic, in a way that it helps to earn more revenues and generate employment, new Tourism Minister K.J. Alphons has said.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Myanmar allocates funds to repair Bangladesh border
Nay Pyi Taw, Sep 19 (IANS) The Myanmar government has allocated additional funds of 20 billion kyats ($14 million) to urgently repair a damaged portion of the border with Bangladesh, an official statement said.
2017-09-19
Category: International, Myanmar,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Defence/Security,Business/Economy
Brazil to introduce video referees in top division
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 19 (IANS) The Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) has announced it will fast-track the introduction of Video Assistant Referees (VAR) after a controversial goal saw Corinthians beat Vasco da Gama in the country's top division.
2017-09-19
Category: International, Brazil,Sports,Football
Himansh had 'best experience' working with Anupam
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Actor Himansh Kohli says he had the best experience working with veteran actor Anupam Kher in the upcoming film "Ranchi Diaries".
2017-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
There's no way audience can guess what will happen in 'Deadpool 2': Karan Soni
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Karan Soni, who featured as an Indian cab driver in Ryan Reynolds' "Deadpool", will be back as Dopinder in the second part of the superhero film. The actor, with roots back to India, says the storyline is very different from "what anyone can imagine".
2017-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Hollywood,National
Jessica Simpson celebrates husband's birthday with a buttock-baring photo
Los Angeles, Sep 19 (IANS) Singer Jessica Simpson celebrated her husband Eric Johnsons 38th birthday by posting a buttock-baring photo on her Instagram account.
2017-09-19
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Second Kudankulam 1,000 MW n-plant to restart on Oct 7
Chennai, Sep 19 (IANS) The second 1,000 MW nuclear power unit at Kudankulam is expected to restart power generation on October 7, the Power System Operation Corporation Ltd (Posoco) saod.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Science/Tech,Technology
Governor Rao meets Rajnath amid TN political crisis
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Governor C. Vidyasagar Rao met Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday amid an ongoing political crisis in the state.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
IBM outranks Microsoft as top Blockchain technology leader
London, Sep 19 (IANS) IBM has taken the top slot -- beating Microsoft and Accenture -- when it comes to deploying Blockchain technology across industries, a new study has said.
2017-09-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Technology,Business/Economy
AR-packed Apple iOS 11 now available globally
San Francisco, Sep 19 (IANS) Tech giant Apple on Tuesday rolled out iOS 11 globally for iPhone and iPad customers which brings the much awaited augmented reality (AR) experiences using the built-in camera, powerful processors and motion sensors.
2017-09-19
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Business/Economy
Chicago records 500th homicide in 2017
Chicago, Sep 19 (IANS) Chicago, one of the largest US cities, recorded the 500th homicide of 2017 with 10 people killed over the weekend.
2017-09-19
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Taylor Swift faces copyright lawsuit for 'Shake It Off'
Los Angeles, Sep 19 (IANS) Singer Taylor Swift is refuting a new lawsuit claiming that her lyrics for the 2014 single "Shake It Off" are unoriginal.
2017-09-19
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Researchers find more evidence of water on early Mars
New York, Sep 19 (IANS) The Mars environment over 3.5 billion years ago was able to support liquid water at the surface, says a study.
2017-09-19
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
Brazil gets first woman prosecutor-general
Brasilia, Sep 19 (IANS) For the first time in Brazil's history, a woman has taken over the prosecutor general's post, replacing Rodrigo Janot, who held the position for four years.
2017-09-19
Category: International, Brazil,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Goods train derails in UP
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The engine of a goods train derailed in Uttar Pradesh's Sitapur on Tuesday, an official said.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
The Czech Locomotive's long run into our hearts (Sep 19 is Olympian Emil Zatopek's 95th birth anniversary)
If sport epitomises human grace, then look elsewhere. For when running, he looked as he was "wrestling with an octopus on a conveyor belt". But if it reflects endurance, he was the standard. The only one with a long-distance "grand slam" -- golds in 5,000 m, 10,000 m and the marathon (the first of his life) in a single Olympics -- Emil Zatopek was proof that sportsmen are not always born, but can become champions with effort.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,National,Opinion/Commentary,Sports,IANS Life
Safety wear for bikers turned stylish
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The image of bikers has gone through a whole rollercoaster ride with their safety gear turning stylish. From leather jackets and patches to a plethora of colours available, experts explain how such accesssories have got a makeover.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Sushma meets PM of Bhutan, Bangladesh
United Nations, Sep 19 (IANS) India's External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj met with Prime Ministers Sheikh Hasina of Bangladesh and Tshering Tobgay of Bhutan and five Foreign Ministers in interactions that mostly focused on bilateral issues, according to a ministry spokesperson.
2017-09-19
Category: International, United States,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Business/Economy,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Landslides shut Jammu-Srinagar highway
Jammu, Sep 19 (IANS) Landslides on the Jammu-Srinagar highway on Tuesday has shut the strategic road link to the landlocked Kashmir Valley, police said.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Kashmir,Business/Economy
'Tez' to take India closer to digital transformation: Pichai
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) A day after Google launched its new digital payment app "Tez" in India, the company's Indian-born CEO Sundar Pichai on Tuesday tweeted it will help India move closer to digital transformation.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Technology,Business/Economy,Diaspora
Farah may turn film on girl power into web-series
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Filmmaker-choreographer Farah Khan says that she may turn the film she was planning to make on girl power into a web-series.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
US Senate approves $700bn budget for Pentagon
Washington, Sep 19 (IANS) The US Senate has approved a $700 billion budget bill for the Pentagon, higher than what it had during the height of the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.
2017-09-19
Category: International, United States,Defence/Security,Business/Economy
CBI arrests BJD MLA in Odisha chit fund scam
Bhubaneswar, Sep 19 (IANS) Ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) MLA Prabhat Biswal was on Tuesday arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in the Seashore chit fund scam in Odisha.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics,Business/Economy,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Has been an enriching experience: Pallavi Mohan on her fashion journey
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Designer Pallavi Mohan, who is now an established name in the fashion Industry with a decade of experience, says that she doesnt want to recall any phase as a downfall and for her, the journey has been enriching.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Chidambaram attacks TN Speaker for disqualifying 18 MLAs
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Senior Congress leader P. Chidambaram on Tuesday attacked Tamil Nadu Assembly Speaker P. Dhanapal's decision to disqualify 18 rebel AIADMK MLAs as "blatantly partisan" to help the minority government and said the state has become a "theatre of the absurd".
2017-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
iPhone X to cannibalise iPhone 8 orders: Top analyst
San Francisco, Sep 19 (IANS) As Apple gets ready to ship iPhone 8 and 8 Plus before it opens iPhone X for pre-orders, a top analyst with Taiwanese business group KGI Securities has warned that iPhone X will cannibalise iPhone 8 orders.
2017-09-19
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Business/Economy
US investigators wiretapped former Trump campaign chairman
Washington, Sep 19 (IANS) US investigators wiretapped President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort under secret court orders before and after the election, the media reported.
2017-09-19
Category: International, United States,Politics
Sunny, humid Tuesday morning in Delhi
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) It was a sunny and humid Tuesday morning in the national capital with the minimum temperature recorded at 25.6 degrees Celsius, a notch above the season's average.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Myanmar's Suu Kyi addresses nation over Rohingya crisis
Nay Pyi Taw, Sep 19 (IANS) Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi on Tuesday said that her country does not fear the scrutiny of the international community as over 400,000 Rohingya Muslims have crossed into Bangladesh after fleeing the ongoing violence in Rakhine state.
2017-09-19
Category: International, Myanmar,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Religion,Immigration/Law/Rights
Key Indian equity indices trade flat
Mumbai, Sep 19 (IANS) The key Indian equity indices on Tuesday were trading flat in the morning session.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Business/Economy
Indian-born Krishnan joins Twitter as Senior Director
San Francisco, Sep 19 (IANS) Micro-blogging website Twitter has hired Indian-born Sriram Krishnan, a former top executive from Facebook and Snap, as its Senior Director of Product.
2017-09-19
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Business/Economy,Diaspora
Category 5 hurricane Maria hits Dominica island
Washington, Sep 19 (IANS) The "potentially catastrophic" Category 5 hurricane Maria, the strongest storm on record to make landfall in Dominica, is battering the Caribbean island, and is on course directly hit Puerto Rico, the first time in 85 years, the media reported.
2017-09-19
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Ivanka, Sushma discuss women empowerment
New York, Sep 19 (IANS) US President Donald Trump's daughter Ivanka and India's External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj discussed here women empowerment and the upcoming Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Hyderabad.
2017-09-19
Category: International, United States,Politics,Business/Economy,Diplomacy
Rahul to address public meeting in New York
New York, Sep 19 (IANS) Congress party Vice President Rahul Gandhi is scheduled to address a public meeting here on Wednesday arranged by the the party's overseas wing as part of its push to enlist Non-resident Indians (NRIs).
2017-09-19
Category: International, United States,Politics,Diaspora
Fame is like mosquito noise: Dakota Johnson
Los Angeles, Sep 19 (IANS) "Fifty Shades of Grey" star Dakota Johnson has likened fame to an "incessant mosquito noise".
2017-09-19
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Very soon I'll reveal my plan on nuclear pact with Iran: Trump
New York, Sep 19 (IANS) US President Donald Trump said that "very soon" he will reveal his plans regarding the nuclear deal signed in 2015 between Iran, giving these remarks before meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to discuss this issue and others.
2017-09-19
Category: International, United States,Politics,Defence/Security,Diplomacy,Business/Economy
Mexico sees room for progress in NAFTA renegotiation
Mexico City, Sep 19 (IANS) Mexican Economy Minister Ildefonso Guajardo said here his government was confident that important advances can be made during the third round of renegotiations for NAFTA.
2017-09-19
Category: International, Mexico,Politics,Diplomacy,Business/Economy
Evan Rachel Wood in 'dream space'
Los Angeles, Sep 19 (IANS) Actress Evan Rachel Wood says she shot till 3 a.m. sometime ago for "Westworld" so, she is still in a dream space.
2017-09-19
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
US to deploy 3,000 additional troops in Afghanistan
Washington, Sep 19 (IANS) US Defense Secretary James Mattis said that the Pentagon plans to send another 3,000 troops to strengthen his country's military presence in Afghanistan, local media reported.
2017-09-19
Category: International, United States,Politics,Defence/Security,Terrorism,Business/Economy
Spain expels North Korean ambassador
New York, Sep 19 (IANS) The Spanish government has informed North Korea's ambassador to Madrid, Kim Hyok Chol, that he must leave the country before the end of the month, officials said.
2017-09-19
Category: International, United States,Politics,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Guterres outlines strategy to reshape global finance
United Nations, Sep 19 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres stressed the role of the UN to help reshape "unproductive and unrewarding" finance and redirect investment to creating a better world for all.
2017-09-19
Category: International, United States,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Diplomacy,Business/Economy
Millie Mackintosh 'in no rush' to marry
London, Sep 19 (IANS) Former "Made In Chelsea" reality TV star Millie Mackintosh says she is not in a hurry to marry Hugo Taylor.
2017-09-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Israel, US inaugurate 1st American base on Israeli soil
Jerusalem, Sep 19 (IANS) Israeli and US military officers inaugurated the first permanent American military base in Israel, media reports said.
2017-09-19
Category: International, Israel,Politics,Defence/Security,Diplomacy,Business/Economy
I love being a mother: Shania Twain
Los Angeles, Sep 19 (IANS) Singer Shania Twain says has she loves being a mother and regrets not having more children.
2017-09-19
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
WHO urges actions against non-communicable diseases
Geneva, Sep 19 (IANS) The World Health Organization (WHO) urged governments worldwide to address non-communicable diseases (NCDs) with "bolder political actions" to save millions of people from premature deaths.
2017-09-19
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Health/Medicine,Diplomacy,Business/Economy,Human Interest/Society
3 Yemeni policemen killed in Al Qaida attack
Sana'a, Sep 19 (IANS) Three policemen were killed and five others wounded in an attack by Al Qaida militants on a checkpoint in Yemen's province of Hadramout, a senior local police officer said.
2017-09-19
Category: International, Yemen,Politics,Religion,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Kemper finds 14-month-old son 'unusually strong'
Los Angeles, Sep 19 (IANS) Actress-comedian Ellie Kemper says her son James, who is just 14 months old, is unusually strong.
2017-09-19
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
6 immigrants sue Trump for his decision to end DACA
Washington, Sep 19 (IANS) Six young undocumented migrants filed suit in San Francisco federal court against President Donald Trump for committing an "unprecedented violation" of their rights by abruptly ending the so-called DACA immigration program.
2017-09-19
Category: International, United States,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Business/Economy
Joe Manganiello's 'nerdy' secret is out
Los Angeles, Sep 19 (IANS) Actor Joe Manganiello is a nerd, reveals his wife and actress Sofia Vergara.
2017-09-19
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Bus collision kills 3 16 in US state
New York, Sep 19 (IANS) Three people were confirmed killed and 16 others injured after two buses collided in New York, media reports said.
2017-09-19
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Business/Economy
Trump says UN reforms needed, praises Guterres's policies
United Nations, Sep 19 (IANS) US President Donald Trump said at the UN that the international organisation was in need of reform, but he praised the policies being implemented by Secretary-General Antonio Guterres.
2017-09-19
Category: International, United States,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Diplomacy,Business/Economy
Iran says Israel behind Iraqi Kurds independence vote
Tehran, Sep 19 (IANS) Israel is supporting the Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government's call for independence vote, a senior advisor to Iran's Supreme Leader said here, media reports said.
2017-09-19
Category: International, Turkey,Politics,Business/Economy
Equities surge on positive global cues, Nifty50 at record high
Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) Positive global cues, along with healthy buying in automobile, capital goods and banking stocks, lifted the Indian equity markets, with the NSE Nifty50 touching record high levels during the mid-afternoon trade session on Monday.
2017-09-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Y.C. Modi is new NIA chief
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Senior IPS officer Y.C. Modi will be the new chief of the NIA -- the premier anti-terror investigation agency.
2017-09-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Terrorism
Rohingya influx started from 2012: Centre to SC
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) The Centre on Monday told the Supreme Court that the influx of the Rohingya refugees started in 2012, as the top court directed the hearing on October 3 of a petition challenging their deportation to Myanmar.
2017-09-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Religion
Dassault Systemes to forge more partnerships to skill Indian students
Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) Aiming to skill students to enhance their employability, global 3D experience major Dassault Systemes is planning to forge partnerships with academic universities to create more visibility for better outreach.
2017-09-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Technology,Business/Economy,Education
COA writes to state associations saying funds not a problem
Kolkata, Sep 18 (IANS) Close on the heels of Jammu and Kashmir Cricket Association (JKCA) secretary Iqbal Shah mulling a pull-out from the Ranji Trophy due to lack of money, the the Indian board's Committee of Administrators (COA) has written to all state associations stating it has "adequate mechanisms" in place to enable direct payments to third parties for cricket operations.
2017-09-18
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket,Business/Economy
Centre's Rohingya decision in nation's interest: Rijiju
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju on Monday said the government's stand to deport Rohingya refugees was in the nation's interest.
2017-09-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Human Interest/Society
App to fight child marriage launched in Bihar
Patna, Sep 18 (IANS) In a unique initiative, Gender Alliance Bihar, a collective effort of over 270 civil society organisations backed by the UN Population Fund, has come up with a mobile application to fight the rampant social evil of child marriage in the state.
2017-09-18
Category: India, Bihar,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Technology,Human Interest/Society
Big B congratulates Sindhu for winning Korea Open Superseries
Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan lauded star Indian shuttler P.V. Sindhu's win over reigning world champion Nozomi Okuhara of Japan in the women's singles final of the Korea Open Superseries.
2017-09-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Sports
TN Speaker disqualifies 18 AIADMK legislators
Chennai, Sep 18 (IANS) Ruling AIADMK's 18 legislators loyal to sidelined Deputy General Secretary T.T.V. Dinakaran have been disqualified under the anti-defection law by the Tamil Nadu Speaker, a statement said on Monday.
2017-09-18
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Ryan reopens 10 days after Class 2 boy's murder
Gurugram, Sep 18 (IANS) The Ryan International School, where a seven-year-old boy was found murdered inside a washroom on September 8, reopened on Monday after the Haryana government suspended the management and appointed Gurugram Deputy Commissioner Vinay Pratap Singh as its new administrator
2017-09-18
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Education
Anil Kapoor congratulates John Lithgow for Emmy win
Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) Anil Kapoor has congratulated Hollywood actor John Lithgow, who got the Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series for "The Crown" at the 69th Primetime Emmy Awards. The Bollywood star says he is a big fan of the actor.
2017-09-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Hollywood
Amit Shah in Gujarat court in 2002 Naroda Gam case
Ahmedabad, Sep 18 (IANS) BJP chief Amit Shah on Monday appeared before a special sessions court here following summons issued in the 2002 Naroda Gam case in which 11 persons were killed.
2017-09-18
Category: India, Gujarat,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Lily Tomlin, Alec Baldwin criticise Trump at Emmys
Los Angeles, Sep 18 (IANS) Lily Tomlin, Alec Baldwin and Donald Glover were amongst some of the celebrities who criticised US President Donald Trump during their speeches at the 69th Primetime Emmy Awards here.
2017-09-18
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood,Politics
Google honours Samuel Johnson with Doodle
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Grabbing a dictionary to know the meaning a word may now have become a thing of the past in the online world, but Google Doodle on Monday decided to honour Samuel Johnson, the man who compiled a mammoth dictionary of the English language 150 years before the Oxford English Dictionary appeared.
2017-09-18
Category: International, India,Technology,Art/Culture/Books
Dera violence: Honeypreet tops most wanted list
Chandigarh, Sep 18 (IANS) The Haryana Police on Monday released a list of the most wanted people for the violence by Dera Sacha Sauda sect followers last month. Sect Chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh's close aide Honeypreet Kaur tops the list.
2017-09-18
Category: India, Punjab,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Waste dumping in rivers leading to antibiotic resistance: Experts
Kolkata, Sep 18 (IANS) A team of experts from India and Sweden has flagged concerns over uncontrolled dumping of partly treated/untreated urban waste into rivers -- leading to the spread of antibiotic resistance.
2017-09-18
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Science/Tech,Environment/Wildlife,Health/Medicine
Lenovo K8 Plus: Sturdy dual-camera phone for budget-conscious buyers (Tech Review)
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) After a brief hiatus in the first half of 2017, Chinese smartphone maker Lenovo announced three devices in quick succession -- K8 Note, K8 Plus and K8 (the K8 would be introduced around Diwali) -- in India .
2017-09-18
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,National,Technology,Business/Economy,IANS Life
E-cigs may double risk of tobacco smoking in teenagers
Toronto, Sep 18 (IANS) Teenagers who try vape may be at double the risk for developing addiction to smoking tobacco cigarettes, according to a new study.
2017-09-18
Category: International, Canada,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
Pakistan Rangers shell Indian posts in J&K
Jammu, Sep 18 (IANS) Pakistan Rangers resorted to heavy shelling on Monday across the international border in Jammu and Kashmir for the fourth consecutive day, police said.
2017-09-18
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Kashmir,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Defence/Security
British PM to urge Facebook, Google to tackle online radicalisation
New York, Sep 18 (IANS) Following several deadly terror attacks in Britain over the past six months, Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May is set to urge Facebook and Google to perk up their eforts in cracking down on online radicalisation.
2017-09-18
Category: International, United States,Politics,Defence/Security,Technology
Retreat ceremony at Indo-Pak border sees unique pledge
Chandigarh, Sep 18 (IANS) The Retreat ceremony at Attari-Wagah and Hussainiwala on the India-Pakistan border in recent days has seen a unique pledge being taken by thousands of visitors who flock to watch the high-voltage event.
2017-09-18
Category: India, Punjab,National,Defence/Security,Human Interest/Society
Telling Putin's side of the story, from Crimea to Trump and more (Book Review)
Title: The Putin Interviews; Author/Interviewer: Oliver Stone; Publisher: Hot Books/Skyhorse Publishing; Pages: 289; Price: Rs 699
2017-09-18
Category: International, India,Cinema/Showbiz,National,Art/Culture/Books,Diplomacy,IANS Life
War episodes will be highlight of 'Manikarnika': Vijayendra Prasad
Chennai, Sep 18 (IANS) Writer-director Vijayendra Prasad, who has penned the story of Kangana Ranaut-starrer upcoming epic drama "Manikarnika", says the war episodes will be the biggest highlight of the film.
2017-09-18
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Southern Cinema
Jeffrey Dean Morgan, wife to be parents again
Los Angeles, Sep 18 (IANS) Jeffrey Dean Morgan actor of "The Walking Dead" and wife Hilarie Burton, who married in 2014, are expecting their second child together.
2017-09-18
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Seoul insists on sending Pyongyang humanitarian aid
Seoul, Sep 18 (IANS) The South Korean government reiterated on Monday the need to send humanitarian aid to North Korea despite the increased sanctions on the regime for its increased nuclear tests.
2017-09-18
Category: International, South Korea,Politics,Diplomacy
Shahid's daughter gets her ear pierced
Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) Bollywood actor Shahid Kapoor's daughter Misha has got her ear pierced.
2017-09-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
India bids adieu to Marshal of IAF Arjan Singh
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Hundreds of people including Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and the three Service Chiefs, bid a tearful adieu to Marshal of the Indian Air Force (IAF) Arjan Singh at a state funeral at Brar Square here on Monday.
2017-09-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Defence/Security
Trump retweets GIF of hitting Clinton with golf ball
Washington, Sep 18 (IANS) US President Donald Trump retweeted an animated GIF that showed him swinging a golf club and appearing to hit his former presidential campaign rival Hillary Clinton with a golf ball.
2017-09-18
Category: International, United States,Politics,Technology
New Zealand jet fuel shortage leaves passengers stranded
Auckland, Sep 18 (IANS) Thousands of passengers were stranded in Auckland on Monday after a burst pipeline cut jet fuel supplies to New Zealand's largest airport.
2017-09-18
Category: International, New Zealand,Business/Economy
High BP can cause organ damage in teenagers too
New York, Sep 18 (IANS) Is your teenage son or daughter suffering from high blood pressure? Beware, if left uncontrolled the condition can lead to organ damage as in adults, according to a research.
2017-09-18
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
Snapchat blocks Al Jazeera in Saudi Arabia
Riyadh, Sep 18 (IANS) Social media platform Snapchat has blocked access to Al Jazeera content in Saudi Arabia, the media reported on Monday.
2017-09-18
Category: International, Saudi Arabia,Immigration/Law/Rights,Media,Technology
'Thupparivaalan' mints over Rs. 10 crore in opening weekend
Chennai, Sep 18 (IANS) Vishals Tamil investigative drama "Thupparivaalan", in which he plays a Sherlock Holmes-kind of detective, has grossed over Rs. 10 crore in its opening weekend in Tamil Nadu, according to trade pundits.
2017-09-18
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
'SNL' leads with nine wins at 69th Emmy Awards
Los Angeles, Sep 18 (IANS) The long-running sketch series "Saturday Night Live" won nine Emmys, including an award for actor Alec Baldwin for portraying US President Donald Trump.
2017-09-18
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
US aircraft carrier to conduct joint drill in S.Korea
Seoul, Sep 18 (IANS) A US aircraft carrier will conduct a joint exercise with South Korean forces next month amid rising geopolitical risks on the Korean Peninsula, defence officials confirmed here on Monday.
2017-09-18
Category: International, South Korea,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
China issues stamp commemorating world's largest radio telescope
Beijing, Sep 18 (IANS) China on Monday issued a commemorative stamp in honour of the world's largest radio telescope located in Guizhou province.
2017-09-18
Category: International, China,Science/Tech,Technology,Human Interest/Society
Shalini Pandey replaces Lavanya Tripathi in '100% Kadhal'
Chennai, Sep 18 (IANS) Actress Shalini Pandey, who made a splash with Telugu film "Arjun Reddy", will be making her Tamil acting debut with upcoming romantic-comedy "100% Kadhal", which was originally supposed to feature Lavanya Tripathi.
2017-09-18
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Knife-wielding US student shot dead
Washington, Sep 18 (IANS) A knife-wielding student was shot dead by the police at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, US, authorities said.
2017-09-18
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Equities open in green on positive global cues
Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) Key Indian equity indices -- the BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty50 -- surged during the early-morning trade session on Monday on the back of positive Asian peers and healthy buying in automobile, capital goods and banking stocks.
2017-09-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Business/Economy
Nicole Kidman wins her first Emmy Award
Los Angeles, Sep 18 (IANS) Oscar winner Nicole Kidman won her first ever Emmy Award as Outstanding Actress in a Limited Series, for her role in "Big Little Lies". She called domestic abuse a "complicated, insidious disease".
2017-09-18
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Arjan Singh's body taken for last rites
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) The mortal remains of Marshal of the Indian Air Force Arjan Singh was on Monday taken to Brar Square here in a gun carriage for the last rites ceremony.
2017-09-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Sushma Swaraj arrives in New York for UNGA session
United Nations, Sep 18 (IANS) External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has arrived here to attend the annual UN General Assembly (UNGA) session. She will hold a high level meeting with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida on Monday.
2017-09-18
Category: International, United States,Politics,Diplomacy
Partly cloudy Monday morning in Delhi
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) It was a partly cloudy Monday morning here with the minimum temperature recorded at 25.2 degrees Celsius, season's average, the weather office said.
2017-09-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
'Three Billboards...' wins top TIFF award
Toronto, Sep 18 (IANS) The American film "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri" won the top People's Choice Award at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF).
2017-09-18
Category: International, Canada,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Hollywood
Priyanka Chopra dazzles in white at Emmy Awards 2017
Los Angeles, Sep 18 (IANS) Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra stepped out in a figure hugging white custom-made Balmain mermaid creation at the 69th Primetime Emmy Awards.
2017-09-18
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Hollywood
Celebs wear ACLU ribbons at Emmys
Los Angeles, Sep 18 (IANS) Celebrities like Kathryn Hahn, Judith Light and Elisabeth Moss made a statement at the 69th Primetime Emmy Awards here by donning ribbons to support the American Civil Liberties Union.
2017-09-18
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Aziz Ansari, Lena Waithe win Emmy for coming out story
Los Angeles, Sep 18 (IANS) Indian-American Aziz Ansari and African-American Lena Waithe added a shade of diversity to the winners of the 69th Primetime Awards here as co-writers of a "Master of None" episode on a character coming out to her family as a lesbian.
2017-09-18
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Kate Winslet can't relax
London, Sep 18 (IANS) Hollywood star Kate Winslet has to make getting enough sleep a "project" when she isn't working because she can't switch off.
2017-09-18
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Alec Baldwin bags Emmy for Trump impersonation
Los Angeles, Sep 18 (IANS) Actor Alec Baldwin walked away with the Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series trophy at the 69th Primetime Emmy Awards here for his portrayal of US President Donald Trump on "Saturday Night Live".
2017-09-18
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
UN options exhausted on Korean Peninsula issue: Haley
Washington, Sep 18 (IANS) US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley warned that the world body has "exhausted" its options on the Korean Peninsula nuclear issue.
2017-09-18
Category: International, United States,Politics,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Suriya's 'Thaana Serntha Kootam' to release on Pongal 2018
Chennai, Sep 18 (IANS) Actor Suriya's much awaited next Tamil film "Thaana Serntha Kootam", a heist-comedy, has been confirmed to hit the screens for Pongal 2018, its makers announced on Monday.
2017-09-18
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Trump mocks Kim Jong-un
Washington, Sep 18 (IANS) US President Donald Trump once again mocked North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un, calling him "Rocket Man", an allusion to Pyongyang's recent nuclear tests, as well as speaking ironically about the "long ... lines" of people waiting to get fuel in the nation after the sanctions imposed by the UN.
2017-09-18
Category: International, United States,Media,Politics,Diplomacy
Priyanka Chopra dazzles in white at Emmy Awards 2017
Los Angeles, Sep 18 (IANS) Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra stepped out in a figure hugging white custom-made Balmain mermaid creation at the 69th Primetime Emmy Awards.
2017-09-18
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Media,Bollywood
US could stay in Paris accord under right conditions: Tillerson
Washington, Sep 18 (IANS) US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said that the US could stay in the Paris Agreement on climate change under right conditions.
2017-09-18
Category: International, United States,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Diplomacy,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
Colbert takes aim at Trump in Emmys opening monologue
Los Angeles, Sep 18 (IANS) Stephen Colbert, who is hosting the Primetime Emmy Awards for the first time, kicked off the ceremony here by slamming US President Donald Trump in his opening monologue.
2017-09-18
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
You have to have sex everyday, says Ronnie Wood
Los Angeles, Sep 18 (IANS) Rolling Stones rocker Ronnie Wood says that one should have sex everyday.
2017-09-18
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
South Africa to sign nuclear non-prohibition treaty
Cape Town, Sep 18 (IANS) South Africa will sign the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons next week during the 72nd Session of the UN General Assembly, officials said.
2017-09-18
Category: International, South Africa,Immigration/Law/Rights,Technology,Terrorism,Diplomacy,Business/Economy
4 killed in market explosion in Afghanistan
Kabul, Sep 18 (IANS) At least four people have died and another 14 wounded in an explosion Sunday in southeastern Afghanistan, according to an official source.
2017-09-18
Category: International, Israel,Politics,Defence/Security,Terrorism,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Sarandon wears different fragrance for every role
Los Angeles, Sep 18 (IANS) Actress Susan Sarandon wears a different fragrance for every role she plays to help her get into the character.
2017-09-18
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Egypt welcomes Hamas-Fatah political reconciliation
Cairo, Sep 18 (IANS) Egypt welcomed the agreement between Palestinian Fatah and Hamas movements to end a decade-long political rift, media reports said.
2017-09-18
Category: International, Egypt,Politics
British terrorism threat level lowered
London, Sep 18 (IANS) British Home Secretary Amber Rudd said that Britain's terrorism threat level has been lowered from "critical" to "severe" after being raised to the highest possible in the wake of the Friday explosion at a subway station in west London.
2017-09-18
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics,Defence/Security,Terrorism,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Harmanpreet Kaur debuts on ramp at fashion gala in Mysuru
Mysuru, Sep 18 (IANS) Indian women's cricket team Vice Captain Harmanpreet Kaur debuted on the ramp for designer Archana Kochhar at the Mysore Fashion Week 2017 in association with the brand Crocs, here, on Sunday.
2017-09-18
Category: India, Karnataka,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Media,Sports,Art/Culture/Books
Davis Cup: Ramanathan loses to Shapovalov, Canada take 3-1 lead
Edmonton, Sep 18 (IANS) India team tennis player Ramkumar Ramanathan registered a defeat against Denis Shapovalov in the men's singles to allow Canada take an unassailable 3-1 lead in the Davis Cup World Group play-offs at the Northlands Coliseum here.
2017-09-18
Category: International, Canada,Sports,Tennis
Pamela Anderson slams Kim in open letter
Los Angeles, Sep 18 (IANS) Actress and animal rights activist Pamela Anderson has slammed reality TV personality Kim Kardashian by writing an open letter to her criticising her style choices.
2017-09-18
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood,Environment/Wildlife
Palestinian President to deliver keynote speech at UNGA: Official
Ramallah, Sep 18 (IANS) Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas will deliver an "extremely important" speech at the UN General Assembly next Wednesday, an official said.
2017-09-18
Category: International, Israel,Politics,Diplomacy
Trump, Moon to increase pressure on N.Korea: White House
Washington, Sep 18 (IANS) The US and South Korea have agreed to increase pressure on North Korea after Pyongyang's latest missile test, the White House said.
2017-09-18
Category: International, United States,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Defence/Security,Diplomacy,Business/Economy
Sofia Richie is smitten with Scott Disick
Los Angeles, Sep 18 (IANS) Reality TV personality Scott Disick and Sofia Richie, who is a teenager, are reportedly inseparable.
2017-09-18
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz
Ryan School's reopening will erase all evidence: Pradhuman's father
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) As the Ryan International School in Gurugram is all set to reopen on Monday, Varun Chandra Thakur, the father of a seven-year-old who was found dead in the washroom of the school, says that reopening the school will erase all evidence about the case.
2017-09-18
Category: International, India,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Education
Over 300 IS militants killed in airstrikes in Iraq
Baghdad, Sep 18 (IANS) The Iraqi aircraft conducted dozens of airstrikes against targets of the Islamic State (IS) militants in western Iraq, leaving many of their posts destroyed and killing some 306 militants, the Iraqi military said.
2017-09-18
Category: International, Iraq,Politics,Religion,Defence/Security,Terrorism
6 arrested for impersonating as IT officers
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Six persons impersonating as Income Tax officers, who came for raiding a businessman's residence in south Delhi, were on Sunday beaten up by an angry mob before being handed over to the police for extorting Rs 20 lakh.
2017-09-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Culture Ministry to observe 'Swachhta Pakhwada'
Noida, Sep 18 (IANS) The Culture Ministry, along with its 43 organisations under it, will be observing the 4th "Swachhta Pakhwada", a fortnightly campaign that aims to spread more awareness about the need and importance of cleanliness.
2017-09-18
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Environment/Wildlife
Tourism Ministry spreads 'swachhta' message with street plays
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) The Tourism Ministry on Sunday organised "Swachhta Hi Sewa" campaign at the India Gate with its Minister K.J. Alphons taking part in a cleaning drive.
2017-09-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Environment/Wildlife
Ritabrata expelled on four charges, including moral ground: CPI-M
Kolkata, Sep 18 (IANS) Justifying the expulsion of party MP Ritabrata Banerjee, the CPI-M on Sunday said he was shown the door after an enquiry commission found him "outright guilty" on four charges including "moral degeneration in relation to women" and "serious inconsistencies between his income and expenditure".
2017-09-18
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Two women dead, four other tourists missing in Karnataka
Karwar (Karnataka), Sep 18 (IANS) Two women died, while four other tourists, including a woman, were missing after being washed away in an overflowing stream at a waterfall near this Karnataka port town on Sunday, police said.
2017-09-18
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Shah terms Modi's birthday 'Sewa Day'
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Praising Prime Minister Narendra Modi for dedicating his life for poor people, acting tough against terror and taking efforts to bring economic reforms in the country, BJP chief Amit Shah on Sunday said his birthday was best celebrated as "Sewa Day".
2017-09-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Modi visits Arjan Singh's house to pay tribute
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday evening visited the house of Marshal of Air Force Arjan Singh, who passed away on Saturday, to pay his tributes.
2017-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Happy that our lower order is firing with the bat: Kohli
Chennai, Sep 17 (IANS) An all-round display and the fact that India's lower middle order fired on all cylinders made him happy, skipper Virat Kohli said after India's victory over Australia in the first One-day International at the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium here on Sunday.
2017-09-17
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Cricket
Pandya, Dhoni partnership made the difference: Smith
Chennai, Sep 17 (IANS) Australia skipper Steve Smith on Sunday said India's Hardik Pandya and M.S. Dhoni's partnership made the difference in the first One-day International here at the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium here on Sunday.
2017-09-17
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Cricket
Kuldeep's wicket gave me confidence to turn the ball: Chahal
Chennai, Sep 17 (IANS) India leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal on Sunday said chinaman Kuldeep Yadav's wicket of Australia opener David Warner gave him confidence that the M.A Chdidambaram Stadium pitch here has turn and that he can bowl fuller outside the off-stump and still take wickets.
2017-09-17
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Cricket
Woman arrested for killing husband with lover's help
Kolkata, Sep 17 (IANS) A woman and her lover have been arrested in West Bengal's Howrah district for allegedly murdering her middle aged husband during an altercation over her extramarital affair, police said on Sunday.
2017-09-17
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
India vs Australia first ODI scoreboard
Chennai, Sep 17 (IANS) Following is the scoreboard between India and Australia in the first One Day International (ODI) match at the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium here on Sunday.
2017-09-17
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Cricket
Congress leader offers 'apology' after controversial tweet
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Hours after stoking a controversy with a tweet that contained a Hindi abuse, Congress leader Manish Tewari on Sunday clarified his remark saying that his target was not Prime Minister Narendra Modi but the person who compared the latter with Mahatma Gandhi.
2017-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Pandya's all-round effort floors Australia in first ODI
Chennai, Sep 17 (IANS) India rode on Hardik Pandya's all-round brilliance to thrash Australia by 26 runs by Duckworth-Lewis method in a rain-truncated opener of the five-match One-day International series at the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium here on Sunday.
2017-09-17
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Cricket
Bumrah moves to 2nd spot in T20I rankings for bowlers
Dubai, Sep 17 (IANS) India's paceman Jasprit Bumrah on Sunday jumped a place to the second spot in the rankings for bowlers in Twenty20 International (T20I) cricket.
2017-09-17
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Japan releases postage stamps on Indian yoga experts
Kolkata, Sep 17 (IANS) Acknowledging the role played by yoga legend Bishnu Charan Ghosh and his family members in spreading Indian postural yoga in Japan, the Japanese postal department has released postage stamps on four of Bengal's famous exponents of the ancient Indian practice.
2017-09-17
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Art/Culture/Books,Diplomacy
Four girls resisting child marriage awarded in Bihar
Patna, Sep 17 (IANS) Four teenaged girl students of Bihar were Sunday honoured for their courage in resisting the family's pressure to marry before turning 18.
2017-09-17
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights,Human Interest/Society
Jaipur defeat Delhi in PKL
Ranchi, Sep 17 (IANS) A terrific all-round performance by Jaipur Pink Panthers saw them thrash Dabang Delhi 36-25 in a Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) contest here on Sunday.
2017-09-17
Category: India, Bihar,Sports,Other Sports
India exempts import duty on goods for U-17 FIFA World Cup
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) The central government has exempted import duty on sports items and a wide range of goods for the upcoming Under-17 football World Cup India, which will run from October 6 to 28.
2017-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football,Business/Economy
ANR award impetus to work harder: Rajamouli
Hyderabad, Sep 17 (IANS) Filmmaker S.S. Rajamouli, who was conferred with the Akkineni Nageswara Rao (ANR) National Award on Sunday, said the honour will be a "burden" but also an impetus to work harder.
2017-09-17
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
SAIL has supplied 80% of steel for Sardar Sarovar Dam
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) State-run SAIL announced on Sunday that it has supplied 80 per cent of the steel used for the construction of the Sardar Sarovar Dam Project on the Narmada river that was inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
2017-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
Targeting of civilians by Pakistan human rights violation: Jitendra Singh
Jammu, Sep 17 (IANS) Union Minister Jitendra Singh on Sunday termed Pakistan's targeting of civilians living near the International Border in Jammu and Kashmir with firing and shelling a human rights violation.
2017-09-17
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Kashmir,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights,Defence/Security
Two women picnickers from Goa drown in Karnataka, three more missing
Panaji, Sep 17 (IANS) Two young women from Goa drowned while on a picnic at a waterfall in Karnataka, police said on Sunday adding that two other women and a man from the same group were also missing.
2017-09-17
Category: India, Goa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Bengal celebrates Vishwakarma puja
Kolkata, Sep 17 (IANS) Innumerable kites of varying shapes and sizes and colours floated in the blue skies while workers prayed for safe working conditions as Vishwakarma puja was celebrated across West Bengal on Sunday.
2017-09-17
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Religion,Business/Economy,Human Interest/Society
Barçelona's Dembele out for 4 months due to thigh injury
Barcelona, Sep 17 (IANS) FC Barcelona forward Ousmane Dembele has broken the tendon of his left thigh femoral bicep and is expected to remain sidelined for 14 to 16 weeks, the Catalonian football club announced on Sunday.
2017-09-17
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Chinese pair win maiden Asian TT titles
Ahmedabad, Sep 17 (IANS) Lin Gaoyuan and Zhu Yuling won the mens and womens singles titles, respectively, chalking up thrilling victories in all-Chinese finals at the 30th Asian Cup table tennis tournament here on Sunday.
2017-09-17
Category: India, Gujarat,Sports,Other Sports
Dybala's hat-trick helps Juventus top Serie A with 3-1 win over Sassuolo
Rome, Sep 17 (IANS) Forward Paulo Dybala marked his 100th game for Juventus with a hattrick, leading his side to a 3-1 victory over Sassuolo in the fourth round clash of the Serie A football league on Sunday.
2017-09-17
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Football
Author Birbal Jha awarded for cultural campaign
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Author and entrepreneur Birbal Jha has been given the Paag Man award by Mithila Darpan, a Mumbai-based organisation, for his work on "advancing the cause of Mithila culture".
2017-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books
Abhinansu retains men's singles crown at Calcutta tennis meet
Kolkata, Sep 17 (IANS) Defending champion Abhinansu Borthakur retained his men's open singles title dismissing unseeded Manoj Sewa at the Calcutta Hard Court tennis tournament held on both synthetic as well as red clay courts here on Sunday.
2017-09-17
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Tennis
Odisha ministers, officials misused chopper meant for anti-Maoist missions: CAG
Bhubaneswar, Sep 17 (IANS) A helicopter hired for carrying out anti-Maoist operations in Odisha was misused by Ministers and various officers, said the government auditor, the Comptroller and Auditor General of India.
2017-09-17
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics,Defence/Security,Terrorism,Business/Economy
Kids with cell phones more at risk of cyberbullying
New York, Sep 17 (IANS) Does your fourth grader son or daughter own a cell phone? Beware, he or she may be particularly vulnerable to cyberbullying, researchers have warned.
2017-09-17
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion,Media,Technology
Australia's chase in first ODI delayed by rain
Chennai, Sep 17 (IANS) Australia's chase to India's 281/7 was delayed by incessant rain in the opener of their five-match One-day International (ODI) series at the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium here on Sunday.
2017-09-17
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Cricket
Talks with Pakistan meaningless till it stops exporting terror: Rajnath
Nizamabad (Telangana), Sep 17 (IANS) Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday said that talks with Pakistan will have no meaning unless the neighbouring country stops exporting terrorists to India.
2017-09-17
Category: India, Telangana,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Defence/Security,Terrorism,Diplomacy
Purav's lack of experience cost India doubles rubber: Ali
Kolkata, Sep 17 (IANS) Ace tennis coach Akhtar Ali believes Purav Raja's lack of "big-match" experience proved to be the reason India failed to get the better of Canada in the doubles encounter of the ongoing Davis Cup World Group Play-off tie in Edmonton.
2017-09-17
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Tennis
Chinese pair win maiden Asian TT titles
Ahmedabad, Sep 17 (IANS) Lin Gaoyuan and Zhu Yuling won the mens and womens singles titles, respectively, chalking up thrilling victories in all-Chinese finals at the 30th Asian Championships table tennis tournament here on Sunday.
2017-09-17
Category: India, Gujarat,Sports,Other Sports
Nine-medal haul for Indian women pugilists; Soniya clinches gold
Istanbul, Sep 17 (IANS) Indias young women pugilists returned with a rich haul of nine medals, including a gold medal, in the Ahmed Comert International Boxing Championship that ended here on Sunday.
2017-09-17
Category: International, Turkey,Sports,Other Sports
Railways reduces sleeping time in train by an hour
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Arguments between passengers allotted the lower and middle berths in reserved train coaches are common and in a bid to end this issue, the Railways has decided to reduce the official sleeping hours in its trains by an hour.
2017-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Congress begins signature campaign against fuel price rise
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Delhi Congress chief Ajay Maken on Sunday began a campaign in the national capital to collect 10 lakh signatures against the rise in the price of petrol and diesel.
2017-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Himansh speaks on 'mutually' ending contract with T-Series
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Actor Himansh Kohli, who made his Bollywood acting debut with the 2014 film "Yaariyan" that was backed by T-Series, says that he and the company have ended their contract "mutually".
2017-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Talks with Pakistan meaningless till it stops exporting terror: Rajnath
Nizamabad (Telangana), Sep 17 (IANS) Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday said that talks with Pakistan will have no meaning unless the neighbouring country stops exporting terrorists to India.
2017-09-17
Category: India, Telangana,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism,Diplomacy
Driver Narendran crowned national racing champion
Chennai, Sep 17 (IANS) Coimbatore-based Arjun Narendran chalked up his fifth win in a row and clinched the title in the Premier Indian Touring Cars class at the MMRT track as the curtain came down on the fifth and final round of the MRF MMSC FMSCI Indian National Championshiship here on Sunday.
2017-09-17
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Motorsports
Modi invites Anushka for cleanliness initiative
Mumbai, Sep 17 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi has invited actress-producer Anushka Sharma to be part of the government's 'Swachhata Hi Seva' initiative, saying her presence would help in "inspiring others to be part of the movement".
2017-09-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Politics,Environment/Wildlife
Zhu wins women's crown at Asian TT
Ahmedabad, Sep 17 (IANS) Zhu Yuling of China defeated compatriot Liu Shiwen in a hard fought womens singles final to win her maiden continental title at the 30th Asian Championship table tennis tournament here on Sunday.
2017-09-17
Category: India, Gujarat,Sports,Other Sports
Iran's top leader warns against US breach of nuke deal
Tehran, Sep 17 (IANS) Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Sunday warned against any "wrong" move by the US which aims at breaching Iran's 2015 nuclear deal.
2017-09-17
Category: International, Turkey,Politics,Diplomacy
Iraq, Russia resume air services after 13 years
Baghdad, Sep 17 (IANS) With stability returning to the war-torn West Asian nation, Iraq and Russia on Sunday restored scheduled commercial airline services for the first time since 2004, an Iraqi Airways source said.
2017-09-17
Category: International, Iraq,Business/Economy
Nation mourns death of hero Marshal Arjan Singh (Roundup)
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday led the nation in mourning the death of Marshal of Indian Air Force (IAF) Arjan Singh, who will be given a state funeral on Monday morning.
2017-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security
River activists want Yamuna cleaned to save Taj
Agra, Sep 17 (IANS) River activists on Sunday demanded firm steps to revive and rejuvenate the virtually dying Yamuna river.
2017-09-17
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
Bald men more confident, attractive: Study
New York, Sep 17 (IANS) Worried about losing your hair? Take heart from a study that claims that bald men are perceived as more attractive, confident, and dominant.
2017-09-17
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion,Science/Tech,Health/Medicine
Expressive writing may keep stress at bay
New York, Sep 17 (IANS) Do you get worried, stressed and anxious when your boss entrusts a task to you? There is, however, a way to handle the task efficiently without placing yourself under undue stress.
2017-09-17
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion,Science/Tech,Health/Medicine
Travel tips to empower first-time travellers
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Arm yourself with some handy tips to overcome barriers when you travel to unknown destinations -- whether in India or overseas, say experts.
2017-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
One dead, five dams opened as heavy rains lash Kerala
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 17 (IANS) At least one person was killed in heavy rains lashing Kerala since Saturday and gates of five dams in various parts of the state have been opened, officials said on Sunday.
2017-09-17
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
Davis Cup: Bopanna-Raja lose as Canada surge ahead
Edmonton (Canada), Sep 17 (IANS) The Indian doubles team of Rohan Bopanna and Purva Raja suffered defeat against Daniel Nestor and Vasek Pospisil to allow Canada take a 2-1 lead in the Davis Cup World Group Play-off tie here.
2017-09-17
Category: International, Canada,Sports,Tennis
Pandya, Dhoni guide India to 281/7 vs Australia in first ODI
Chennai, Sep 17 (IANS) India rode on contrasting half centuries from all-rounder Hardik Pandya and former skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni to post 281/7 against Australia in the opener of the five-match One-day International series at the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium here on Sunday.
2017-09-17
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Cricket
Modi condoles death of BJP MP
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday expressed condolence over the death of BJP MP Mahant Chand Nath who died here this morning due to cancer.
2017-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
President, others pay tributes to Marshal of Air Force
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and the three service chiefs on Sunday paid respects to Marshal of Air Force Arjan Singh, who died on Saturday.
2017-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security
SCO must contribute in fight against terror: India
Beijing, Sep 17 (IANS) India on Sunday said the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) must contribute to the fight against terrorism and hoped there will be constructive and productive engagement at the forum.
2017-09-17
Category: International, China,Defence/Security,Terrorism,Diplomacy
BJP MP Mahant Chand Nath dies of cancer
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) BJP MP Mahant Chand Nath on Sunday passed away after a prolonged illness at a private hospital here while undergoing treatment. He was 61.
2017-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Health/Medicine
Now I've options of good stories to choose from: Rajkummar Rao
Mumbai, Sep 17 (IANS) National Award-winning actor Rajkummar Rao, who made his Bollywood debut with the 2010 film "Love Sex Aur Dhokha", says that earlier it was just about looking for his next movie, and now it is about choosing the best story.
2017-09-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Hollywood
Bikers to race -- and spread awareness -- in MTB Himalaya
Shimla, Sep 17 (IANS) Intrepid riders from various nations will this year also attempt to raise awareness through social outreach events in human habitations across inhospitable terrains of Himachal Pradesh at the 13th Hero MTB Himalaya race spanning nine days later this month, event organisers said on Sunday.
2017-09-17
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,Sports,Other Sports
President, Vice President mourn IAF Marshal's death
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind and Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday mourned the death of Marshal of the Indian Air Force Arjan Singh who passed away on Saturday at the age of 98.
2017-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Bengal teenager hospitalised after playing Blue Whale Challenge
Kolkata, Sep 17 (IANS) A teenage girl from West Bengal's North 24 Parganas district was hospitalised on Sunday after she was found to have injured herself while playing the deadly online game Blue Whale Challenge, police said.
2017-09-17
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Media,Technology,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Sachin leads in congratulating Sindhu
Hyderabad, Sep 17 (IANS) Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar rated star Indian shuttler P.V. Sindhu's win over reigning world champion Nozomi Okuhara of Japan in the women's singles final of the Korea Open Superseries as a "victory like none other".
2017-09-17
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Sports,Badminton
'Narcos' location scout killed in Mexico
Mexico City, Sep 17 (IANS) Mexican location scout Carlos Muñoz Portal was shot to death in a violent region in central Mexico while scouting for season four of Netflixs hit show "Narcos".
2017-09-17
Category: International, Mexico,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Market pricing regime in fuels distorted by taxes: Assocham
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Calling for a cut in the cess on transport fuels, industry chamber Assocham said on Sunday that the consumer is getting restive about a three-year high in the petrol prices and feels the market pricing mechanism is being distorted by tax hikes on petrol and diesel.
2017-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Actor-director Nadir Shah questioned in actress abduction case
Aluva (Kerala), Sep 17 (IANS) Malayalam actor-director Nadir Shah was on Sunday questioned by Kerala Police for over four hours in the Malayalam actress abduction case before being allowed to go.
2017-09-17
Category: India, Kerala,Cinema/Showbiz,Immigration/Law/Rights,Southern Cinema,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Got interested when Barcelona offer came: Coutinho
Liverpool, Sep 17 (IANS) Liverpool's Brazilian attacking midfielder Phillipe Countinho on Sunday admitted he was interested when the offer came from FC Barcelona but added he is also proud to play for his current club and will give his best here.
2017-09-17
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football