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Afghan election process officially ends, over 4 mn cast votes
Kabul, Oct 21 (IANS) The President of Afghanistan on Sunday officially announced that voting in the Afghan parliamentary elections had closed, with initial data from the election commission estimating that over four million eligible voters exercised their democratic rights over the weekend.
2018-10-21
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Punia enters World wrestling semis
Budapest, Oct 21 (IANS) Asian Games gold medallist Bajrang Punia beat Tulga Tumur Ochir of Mongolia 5-3 to enter the semifinals of the men's 65 kg Freestyle category at the World Wrestling Championships here on Sunday.
2018-10-21
Category: International, Hungary,Sports,Other Sports
Keepers err as ATK hold Jamshedpur
Jamshedpur, Oct 21 (IANS) A solid defensive display from ATK saw them hold an in-form Jamshedpur FC 1-1 in the Indian Super League at the JRD Tata Sports Complex here on Sunday.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Bihar,Sports,Football
Bengal taste first defeat in PKL
Pune, Oct 21 (IANS) Bengal Warriors tasted their first defeat in the ongoing edition of Pro Kabaddi League after being brushed aside 30-39 by Dabang Delhi in an inter-zonal challenge match here on Sunday.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports
22 dead as train derails in Taiwan
Taipei, Oct 21 (IANS) At least 22 people died and 171 other passengers were injured Sunday when a train derailed near the Taiwanese capital, the country's emergency services said.
2018-10-21
Category: International, Taiwan, Province Of China,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Labourer dies inside Delhi Jal Board pump house
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) A labourer died while working in a Delhi Jal Board water pump house in north Delhi, police said on Sunday.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Meghalaya looking at options for technology in food processing
Paris, Oct 21 (IANS) Chief Minister Conrad K. Sangma on Sunday said Meghalaya is looking at options for technology and machinery to build an efficient supply chain as well on development of product and branding to establish its unique identity.
2018-10-21
Category: International, France,Politics,Business/Economy
Atalanta demolish Chievo Verona 5-1
Verona (Italy), Oct 21 (IANS) Atalanta demolished hosts Chievo Verona 5-1 on Sunday, thanks in part to a hat-trick from Slovenia playmaker Josip Ilicic.
2018-10-21
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Football
Bologna makes late comeback to hold Torino to 2-2 draw in Serie A
Bologna (Italy), Oct 21 (IANS) After being down 0-2, Bologna made a late comeback on Sunday to hold visiting Torino to a 2-2 draw in the Serie A ninth round.
2018-10-21
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Football
Montpellier tops Bordeaux 2-0 in Ligue 1
Montpellier (France), Oct 21 (IANS) Montpellier claimed a 2-0 home victory over Bordeaux on Sunday, moving up to the third spot in the Ligue 1 table.
2018-10-21
Category: International, France,Sports,Football
Pleased with the batting effort, says West Indies skipper
Guwahati, Oct 21 (IANS) West Indies skipper Jason Holder on Sunday said despite the eight wicket loss against India in the first ODI, he is pleased with the batting effort of his team.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Assam,Sports,Cricket
1st ODI: Bowlers could have applied bit better, says Kohli
Guwahati, Oct 21 (IANS) After winning the first ODI against the West Indies here, Indian skipper Virat Kohli said bowlers could have performed better, especially in the last few overs.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Assam,Sports,Cricket
Sinha holds local administration responsible for Amritsar train tragedy
Varanasi, Oct 21 (IANS) Union Minister of State for Railways Manoj Sinha on Sunday held the local administration responsible for the Amritsar tragedy in which 59 people were crushed to death by a train while watching the burning of the Dusshera effigy.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
CBI books its Special Director in bribery case
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation has registered a case against its own Special Director Rakesh Asthana of accepting bribe to settle a case of meat exporter Moin Qureshi, who is facing multiple cases of money laundering and corruption, the agency said on Sunday.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Trinamool leader in Bengal shot at
Kolkata, Oct 21 (IANS) A Trinamool leader of West Bengal's Birbhum district sustained a bullet injury when he was allegedly attacked by BJP workers on Sunday.
2018-10-21
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Woman gang-raped in West Bengal, 2 held
Kolkata, Oct 21 (IANS) A woman was allegedly gang-raped brutally in a secluded area in West Bengal's Jalpaiguri district, police said on Sunday.
2018-10-21
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Rohit, Kohli star as India thrash West Indies in 1st ODI
Guwahati, Oct 21 (IANS) Opener Rohit Sharma and skipper Virat Kohli scored blistering centuries to help India thrash the West Indies by eight wickets in the first One-Day International match here on Sunday.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Assam,Sports,Cricket
Man held for killing wife over her alleged affair
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) A man was on Sunday arrested on the charge of killing his wife, police said.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Human Interest/Society
Former minister Padmalochan Panda joins BJP in Odisha
Bhubaneswar, Oct 21 (IANS) Former Odisha Minister and Congress leader Padmalochan Panda joined the Bharatiya Janata Party on Sunday.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
Actor Arjun made unwanted advances, claims Kannada actress Sruthi
Bengaluru, Oct 21 (IANS) Kannada actor Sruthi Hariharan on Sunday alleged that she was subjected to "unwanted advances" by south Indian multi-lingual actor Arjun Sarja.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Cinema/Showbiz
Data protection bill detrimental to economy, says advocacy group
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) While the government is in the process of devising institutional measures to protect consumers' personal data, an advocacy group has written to Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad against the limited scope of the legislation in work, which, it said, will "harm the overall globalization of the economy" in the long run.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Technology,Business/Economy
India congratulates Afghan people for voting
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) India on Sunday congratulated the people of Afghanistan for exercising their democratic rights in that country's parliamentary elections in the face of terror threats.
2018-10-21
Category: International, India,National,Diplomacy
Delhi petrol pumps to shut for 24 hours starting Monday
New Delhi Oct 21 (IANS) Fuel pumps in the national capital will remain shut for 24 hours starting Monday 6 a.m. to press the Delhi government to lower value-added tax (VAT) on the key transport fuels.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Shuttler Saina loses in Denmark Open final
Odense (Denmark), Oct 21 (IANS) Saina Nehwal went down fighting to Tai Tzu Ying of Chinese Taipei in the women's singles final of the Denmark Open badminton tournament here on Sunday.
2018-10-21
Category: International, Denmark,Sports,Badminton
Akali Dal demands Sidhu's sack, wife's arrest
Chandigarh, Oct 21 (IANS) The Shiromani Akali Dal core committee on Sunday demanded immediate sacking of Punjab Local Bodies Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu and registration of a murder case against his wife and former legislator Navjot Kaur Sidhu as well as organizers of Dussehra function on Friday.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
CBI books its Special Director in bribery case
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation has registered a case against its own Special Director Rakesh Asthana of accepting bribe to settle a case of meat exporter Moin Qureshi, who is facing multiple cases of money laundering and corruption, the agency said on Sunday.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Amarinder heads to Israel
Chandigarh, Oct 21 (IANS) Claiming to be "completely satisfied with the relief and rehabilitation measures being carried out for the victims of the Amritsar train tragedy" and following assurances by his ministerial colleagues that everything will be taken care of, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Sunday decided to visit Israel.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics,Diplomacy
Ayushmann, Rajkummar deserve all the glory: Tiwari
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) Filmmaker Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari has praised actors Rajkummar Rao and Ayushmann Khuranna. She said the two "talented" actors deserve all the glory.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Empoli extend Frosinone's winless Serie A season with late draw
Frosinone (Italy), Oct 21 (IANS) Empoli came from behind on Sunday to deprive hosts Frosinone of their first win this Serie A season in a thrilling 3-3 draw in the Italian league's ninth round.
2018-10-21
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Football
Hyderabad Airport terminal to open on Oct 23
Hyderabad, Oct 21 (IANS) The Interim International Departure Terminal at the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport here will be made operational on October 23.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Business/Economy
Train services partially resume in Amritsar; protesters booked
Amritsar, Oct 21 (IANS) Amid tension and tight security, train services were partially restored on the Amritsar-Jalandhar railway section as the Punjab Police booked unidentified protesters on Sunday who clashed with the police at the spot where 59 people were crushed by a speeding train on Friday.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Himachal achieves 66% target in providing LPG connections
Shimla, Oct 21 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government on Sunday claimed that its 'Grihini Suvidha Yojana' (GSY) has been a success as it has achieved 66 per cent target in five months since its launch on May 26.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Politics,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
Magpie Group to conduct cricket talent search in Chandigarh
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Magpie Sports Group, one of India's leading sports management companies, announced on Sunday that they will conduct a talent hunt for aspiring cricketers in Chandigarh from January 10-14 next year.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Himachal may introduce drug abuse in school curriculum
Shimla, Oct 21 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on Sunday said the government is planning to introduce drug abuse in the school curriculum.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Lifestyle/Fashion,Politics,Health/Medicine
ISL: Battle of attackers as Pune face Bengaluru (Preview)
Pune, Oct 21 (IANS) FC Pune City may find the going tough as they hunt for their first win in the Indian Super League (ISL) against last year's runners-up Bengaluru FC at the Shree Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex here on Monday.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Football,ISL
Forum wants probe into disappearance of Azad Hind Fauj fund
Kolkata, Oct 21 (IANS) Commemorating the 75th anniversary of the formation of 'Azad Hind government' headed by Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose in 1943, an organisation of lawyers and retired government officials on Sunday urged the Centre to declassify all files on Bose and his army.
2018-10-21
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Low-intensity tremor rocks Kashmir Valley
Srinagar, Oct 21 (IANS) A low-intensity tremor struck the Kashmir valley on Sunday, but there was no report of any damage to life or property.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Kashmir,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Human Interest/Society
7 civilians, three militants killed in J&K's Kulgam (Third Lead)
Srinagar, Oct 21 (IANS) At least seven civilians were killed in an explosion in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam district on Sunday shortly after a gunfight had left three militants dead, officials said.
2018-10-21
Category: International, India,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Punjab Police to probe Amritsar train tragedy separately
Chandigarh, Oct 21 (IANS) The Punjab Police will conduct a separate probe into the train tragedy in Amritsar on Friday in which 59 people lost their lives and nearly 60 others were injured.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Punjab may up compensation for Amritsar train tragedy victims
Chandigarh, Oct 21 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Sunday asked officials to prepare a detailed socio-economic profile of the victims of the Amritsar train tragedy, hinting at a higher compensation for the aggrieved families amid growing criticism that the government was not doing enough, and quickly, to alleviate their pain.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics,Religion,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Human Interest/Society
Nearly 35 lakh tonnes paddy procured in Punjab
Chandigarh, Oct 21 (IANS) Nearly 35 lakh tonnes of paddy has been procured in Punjab this season, food and supplies officials in the state said on Sunday.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Petrol, diesel prices down for fourth successive day
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) State-run oil marketing companies (OMCs) cut the prices of key domestic transport fuels -- petrol and diesel -- for the fourth consecutive day on Sunday on lower global crude oil prices.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Ebola death toll rises to 200 in Congo
Kinshasa, Oct 21 (IANS) The death toll in the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has risen to 200, the Health Ministry has said.
2018-10-21
Category: International, Congo, The Democratic Republic Of The,Health/Medicine
Kejriwal begins door-to-door campaign for 2019 LS polls
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister and Aam Aadmi Party supremo Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday launched the party's door-to-door campaign for the 2019 Lok Sabha polls in the national capital.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Graeme Smith to deliver lecture at Jagmohan Dalmiya conclave
Kolkata, Oct 21 (IANS) Former South African captain Graeme Smith will deliver a lecture at the second edition of the Jagmohan Dalmiya Annual Conclave slated for November 2 ahead of Indias first Twenty20 international against the West Indies, a source said on Sunday.
2018-10-21
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
'Kosha' breaks the norm for me: Prachi Desai
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Actress Prachi Desai says she has essayed the role of a "good girl" for too long and wants to try something different. She adds that her upcoming project titled "Kosha" breaks the norm for her.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
CBI 'books' its Special Director in bribery case
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation has charged its own Special Director Rakesh Asthana with accepting bribe to settle a case of meat exporter Moin Qureshi, who is facing multiple cases of money laundering and corruption.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
In thematic vs traditional puja, BJP's Ghosh says 'let us respect traditions'
Kolkata, Oct 21 (IANS) In debate over thematic celebrations versus traditional Durga Puja, West Bengal BJP President Dilip Ghosh on Sunday said one should not forget the true essence of theme-based Durga Puja celebrations and that it is everyone's duty to uphold the traditions.
2018-10-21
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics,Religion
Bollywood celebs wish Deepika, Ranveer on marriage news
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) After Bollywood stars Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh announced their marriage on social media on Sunday, celebrities like Karan Johar, Nimrat Kaur, Milap Zaveri and Divya Dutta congratulated the star couple.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Three Soldiers, two militants killed amid infiltration bid on LoC
Jammu, Oct 21 (IANS) Two infiltrating militants and three soldiers were killed on Sunday on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district where the Indian Army foiled an infiltration bid.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Maldives top court upholds presidential election result
Male, Oct 21 (IANS) The top court in the Maldives on Sunday upheld the recent presidential election result, and dismissed a petition by the outgoing incumbent, who accused the electoral commission of vote-rigging.
2018-10-21
Category: International, India,Immigration/Law/Rights,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Contribute to the motherland, Super 30 founder urges Indians abroad
San Jose, Oct 21 (IANS) Super 30 founder Anand Kumar on Sunday urged Indians living abroad to come back and contribute to the "motherland" where there is a "huge craving for education".
2018-10-21
Category: International, Argentina,Diaspora,Education
17 killed, over 100 injured as train derails in Taiwan
Taipei, Oct 21 (IANS) At least 17 people were killed and over 100 injured when a train derailed near the Taiwanese capital on Sunday, railway officials said.
2018-10-21
Category: International, Taiwan, Province Of China,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Six civilians, three militants killed in J&K's Kulgam
Srinagar, Oct 21 (IANS) Six civilians were killed in an explosion at an encounter site in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam district on Sunday after a gunfight that left three militants dead was over, officials said.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Eating spinach, beetroot could help prevent vision loss
Sydney, Oct 21 (IANS) Eating vegetable nitrates, found mainly in green leafy vegetables and beetroot, could prevent macular degeneration, a common cause of vision loss in people over age 50, new research has found.
2018-10-21
Category: International, Australia,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
Israel opens Gaza crossings after tension subsides
Jerusalem, Oct 21 (IANS) Israel opened two crossings into the Gaza Strip on Sunday following a decrease in the amount of violence along the border, authorities said.
2018-10-21
Category: International, Israel,Politics,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Air quality gets better in nearly 350 Chinese cities
Beijing, Oct 21 (IANS) More than half of China's cities saw air quality improve year-on-year in September, the Chinese Environment Ministry has said.
2018-10-21
Category: International, China,Politics,Environment/Wildlife,Human Interest/Society
Saina loses in Denmark Open final
Odense (Denmark), Oct 21 (IANS) Saina Nehwal went down fighting to Tai Tzu Ying of Chinese Taipei in the women's singles final of the Denmark Open badminton tournament here on Sunday.
2018-10-21
Category: International, Denmark,Sports,Badminton
1st ODI: Hetmyer ton helps West Indies post challenging total vs India
Guwahati, Oct 21 (IANS) A brilliant century by Shimron Hetmyer (106) and some useful contributions from Devendra Bishoo and Kemar Roach towards the end helped West Indies post 322/8 against India in the first One-Day International match here on Sunday.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Assam,Sports,Cricket
President Kovind to visit Maharashtra
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind will embark on a two-day visit to Maharashtra on Monday.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Education
Heart patients should take walk breaks every 20 minutes: Study
Toronto, Oct 21 (IANS) Heart patients should engage in light physical activities such as standing up or walking at casual pace for about seven minutes after every 20 minutes of sitting at a computer or watching television, suggests new research.
2018-10-21
Category: International, Canada,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
Spain's Marquez claims 7th world title
Motegi (Japan), Oct 21 (IANS) Spanish rider Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda) won his seventh World Championship title after claiming the 2018 MotoGP trophy with a thrilling victory in Japan.
2018-10-21
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Motorsports
30 Taliban militants killed in Afghan air raid
Kabul, Oct 21 (IANS) Atleast 30 Taliban militants were killed in an air raid in Afghanistan's Baghlan province on Sunday, an army spokesman said.
2018-10-21
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Deadline for filing September GSTR-3B return extended till Oct. 25
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) on Sunday extended till October 25 the deadline for filing the GSTR-3B summary return of sales for September.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Nikhil hopes for Guinness Record in freestyle football (IANS Interview)
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) On the verge of making it to the prestigious Guinness World Records, professional freestyle footballer Nikhil Krishna wants to improve the profile of the relatively unknown sport in India.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Selma Blair has multiple sclerosis
Los Angeles, Oct 21 (IANS) Actress Selma Blair has revealed she has been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis.
2018-10-21
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
On country's security, government will take 'big and bold' decisions:Modi (Third Lead)
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said his government is committed to taking "big and bold" decisions on country's security, and that whosoever poses a threat to India's sovereignty, will be dealt with "double the strength."
2018-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
#MeToo: Artist Binoy Varghese named anonymously, painter denies
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Artist Binoy Varghese was named in an anonymous #MeToo post on Instagram on Saturday night. Varghese has denied knowing the woman.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Lifestyle/Fashion,Immigration/Law/Rights,Art/Culture/Books
Ethiopians on top at Delhi Half Marathon
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Ethiopia ruled the roost at the 2018 Delhi Half Marathon on Sunday with Tsehay Gemechu setting a new course record on her way to the women's title while Andamlak Belihu emerged triumphant among the men.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Athletics
4 women seeking to enter Sabarimala temple sent back by protesters
Sabarimala, Oct 21 (IANS) Four women hailing from Andhra Pradesh were on their way to the Samarimala temple to pray to the presiding deity Lord Ayyappa, when angry protesters blocked their path on Sunday and turned them away.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics,Religion,Immigration/Law/Rights
Khashoggi's fiancee writes him parting message
Ankara, Oct 21 (IANS) The fiancee of journalist Jamal Khashoggi has published a final message to him, after Saudi authorities admitted he was killed at the country's consulate in Istanbul, the media reported on Sunday.
2018-10-21
Category: International, Turkey,Media,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Human Interest/Society
Deepika, Ranveer to marry in November
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) Bollywood actors Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone on Sunday announced that they are set to tie the knot on November 14-15.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
'The Playboy...' is like 'Sholay' of short films: Siddiqui
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) Director Tariq Naved Siddiqui, who is gearing up for the release of "The Playboy Mr. Sawhney", says the short film is like "Sholay" of short films which has a big budget and numerous actors.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Rami Malek met with car accident because of billboard
Los Angeles, Oct 21 (IANS) Actor Rami Malek's initial experience of fame was short-lived after he crashed his car upon spotting his first "Mr. Robot" billboard.
2018-10-21
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Tanushree gave me courage to come out with my story: Rahul Raj
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) Actor Rahul Raj Singh has alleged sexual harassment by writer Mushtaq Sheikh. He says actress Tanushree Dutta, who spoke about her harassment, gave him the courage to address his "demon".
2018-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Tests confirm Messi suffers broken arm
Madrid, Oct 21 (IANS) FC Barcelona striker Lionel Messi looks certain to miss next weekend's 'Clasico' as his side entertain Real Madrid after tests confirmed he has suffered a fracture in the radial bone of his right arm.
2018-10-21
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Congress mocks Modi for attempting to appropriate Netaji's legacy
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The Congress on Sunday mocked at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for attempting to appropriate the legacy of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose and accused the RSS-BJP of trying to distort history.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Akanksha Bhandari making new version of 'Tere liye'
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) Singer Akanksha Bhandari, who sang "Tere liye" with Pakistani singer Atif Aslam for the film "Namaste England", is working on another version of the song.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Samsung planning to develop AI-powered multi-device system
Toronto, Oct 21 (IANS) With Artificial Intelligence (AI) pushing the frontiers of communication technology, Samsung Electronics is planning to develop a multi-device platform -- a variety of AI-enabled devices that communicate seamlessly with each other -- to make experiences more personal and relevant.
2018-10-21
Category: International, Canada,Technology,Business/Economy
Corruptors seem a step ahead of enforcement agencies (Column: Just Sport)
It is all nice to say that fans deserve fairplay, not cheating and corruption. Yet, allegations of betting, spot-fixing and match-fixing keep sprouting in the world of sport, and corruptors seem a step ahead of the sports authorities and the law enforcement agencies.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Ahwaan Kumar joins 'Kaal Bhairav Rahasya 2'
Gandhinagar, Oct 21 (IANS) After being part of the first season of "Kaal Bhairav Rahasya", actor Ahwaan Kumar has now joined the cast of the show's second season.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Hackers breach govt health insurance system in US
San Francisco, Oct 21 (IANS) Hackers have got access to personal data belonging to 75,000 people in a breach of government health insurance system used by insurance agents and brokers to help customers sign up for healthcare plans in the US, the media reported.
2018-10-21
Category: International, Costa Rica,Defence/Security,Technology,Health/Medicine
Monterrey Rayados defeat Toluca in Apertura 2018
Monterrey (Mexico), Oct 21 (IANS) Monterrey Rayados defeated Toluca 2-1 in the Apertura 2018 football tournament thanks to a stunning winning goal by Daniel Lajud.
2018-10-21
Category: International, Mexico,Sports,Football
We should have a civil conduct on social media: Swara
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Known for speaking her mind, actress Swara Bhasker, who has often been a victim of trolling and online bullying, says like any other public sphere, social media should also have a civil conduct.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,National,IANS Life
Rajnath to visit J&K on Tuesday
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh is slated to visit Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday to review the security situation in the state, specifically in the valley and along the India-Pakistan border, besides interacting with political leaders, officials said on Sunday.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
11 civilians killed in bomb blast on 2nd day of Afghan elections
Kabul, Oct 21 (IANS) Eleven civilians were killed in a roadside bomb blast in Afghanistan's Nangarhar province on Sunday as voting for parliamentary elections was underway on the second day, an official said.
2018-10-21
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Defence/Security,Terrorism
5 civilians killed in explosion at J&K gunfight site
Srinagar, Oct 21 (IANS) Five civilians were killed and over a dozen others injured on Sunday when an explosion occurred a gunfight site in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam district, police said.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security
'Sandakozhi 2' is Vishal Krishna's 'most expensive film'
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) Tamil-Telugu actor Vishal Krishnas 25th film "Sandakozhi 2" has opened to roaring crowds singing and dancing in the theatres as they do for Rajinikanths films.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Islamic, Indian medieval artefacts to be sold at Christie's London
London, Oct 21 (IANS) Collectors and connoisseurs of Islamic and Indian art are in for a treat as medieval historical artefacts dating between the 9th and the 19th centuries will be on auction at Christie's London on Thursday.
2018-10-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,National,Lifestyle/Fashion,Art/Culture/Books
Men should understand what consent is: Ayushmann
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) Actor Ayushmann Khurrana has supported the #MeToo movement by saying that men should understand what consent is.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Immunotherapy plus chemo extends life of breast cancer patients
London, Oct 21 (IANS) A treatment regime combining immunotherapy and chemotherapy can help tune the body's immune system to attack an aggressive type of breast cancer, extending survival by up to 10 months, show results of an immunotherapy trial in Britain.
2018-10-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
I'm available as an actor across languages: Ashish Vidyarthi
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) National Award winner Ashish Vidyarthi has acted in hundreds of films in languages like Hindi, Telugu, Malayalam and Bengali, but the actor in him wants more. He also feels he has had less opportunities in Bollywood.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Southern Cinema,National,IANS Life
No more 'bad blood' between Swift, Perry
Los Angeles, Oct 21 (IANS) Singer Katy Perry has praised Taylor Swift, with whom she had a long-running feud, for voicing her political opinion.
2018-10-21
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Leena Yadav has brought out my best performance: Amyra Dastur
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Actress Amyra Dastur says filmmaker Leena Yadav has brought out her best performance with "Rajma Chawal".
2018-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Zayn Malik posts shirtless snap
Los Angeles, Oct 21 (IANS) Singer Zayn Malik sent his Instagram fans into a tizzy with an intimate shirtless photograph of himself.
2018-10-21
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood,Lifestyle/Fashion
Police injured as Amritsar tragedy protesters take to stone-pelting
Amritsar, Oct 21 (IANS) Protests staged by residents here against the Punjab government and the railways after 59 people were killed when a train crushed them as they were watching Dusshera celebrations, turned violent on Sunday leaving a few policemen injured following stone-pelting.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Punjab,National,Defence/Security,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Human Interest/Society
Kerala prioritises seed procurement to rehabilitate flood-hit farmers
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Two months after floods caused havoc in Kerala and flattened major standing crops, leading to losses estimated at over Rs 2,000 crore, the state government has decided to distribute crop inputs, particularly seeds, as a part of the rehabilitation package for affected farmers.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Ethiopians on top at Delhi Half Marathon
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Ethiopia ruled the roost at the 2018 Delhi Half Marathon on Sunday with Tsehay Gemechu setting a new course record on her way to the women's title while Andamlak Belihu emerged triumphant among the men.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Athletics
Modi gets emotional remembering police sacrifice
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday got emotional while remembering the sacrifice of police personnel who laid their lives in the line of duty since Independence.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Anu Malik no longer part of 'Indian Idol'
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) Singer Anu Malik, who has been accused of sexual misconduct, was no longer part of the jury panel of the singing-based reality show "Indian Idol" season 10, according to an official statement on Sunday.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Polling underway for second round of Pakistan by-polls
Islamabad, Oct 21 (IANS) Voting for Pakistan's second round of by-polls in three National and Provincial Assembly constituencies in Karachi and Peshawar were underway on Sunday, amidst strict security.
2018-10-21
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Over 3 mn voted in Afghan parliamentary polls
Kabul, Oct 21 (IANS) More than three million voters have cast their ballot in Afghanistan's parliamentary elections that were held on Saturday amidst terror threats, the country's Independent Election Commission (IEC) said on Sunday.
2018-10-21
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Former SC judges divided over increasing retirement age
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Former Supreme Court judges are divided over a suggestion to increase the retirement age of judges to 70 years. Those opposed to it say that 65 years is "optimal" and even at this age it is difficult to bear the burden of the court's heavy workload.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Civilian killed in explosion at J&K gunfight site
Srinagar, Oct 21 (IANS) A civilian was killed and around a dozen others were injured on Sunday when an explosion occurred a gunfight site in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam district, police said.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security
Threats to Indian sovereignty will be answered with double strength: Modi (Second Lead, correcting para 4)
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) In a lengthy speech invoking valour and recalling the contribution of the Azad Hind Fauj (Indian National Army) in the freedom movement, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Sunday that his government was committed to taking "big and bold" decisions and that the Indian Army was being modernised as per Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose's vision.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security,Art/Culture/Books
Senior Republican lawmaker confronted in restaurant
Washington, Oct 21 (IANS) Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell was confronted at a restaurant in Kentucky, the media reported on Sunday.
2018-10-21
Category: International, United States,Politics
Why was Bose not accorded the respect he deserved: Minister
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Recalling the sacrifices made by Subhas Chandra Bose in raising the Azad Hind Fauj (Indian National Army) towards the freedom movement, Culture Minister Mahesh Sharma asked on Sunday why was Bose not accorded the respect he deserved in the seven decades since independence.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security,Art/Culture/Books
Loretta Lynn resting at home after hospital stay
Los Angeles, Oct 21 (IANS) A record label spokesperson for singer Loretta Lynn has issued a statement on her behalf, in which the country star says she had "a brief hospital visit" but is now "enjoying a weekend of resting up at home".
2018-10-21
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Mamata pays tribute to INA soldierS
Kolkata, Oct 21 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday paid tribute to all the brave soldiers of Indian National Army (INA) on the 75th anniversary of the formation of the Azad Hind Government.
2018-10-21
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Indian Railways suffers as private players fail to meet wagon delivery targets
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) A working capital crunch, coupled with lack of critical components, has slowed down the delivery schedule of railway wagons, affecting their availability with the transporter, a senior official said.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Modi accuses UPA government for delaying National Police Memorial
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Dedicating the National Police Memorial (NPM) to the nation in recognition of the sacrifices made by police personnel since Independence, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday accused the UPA government of its failure in constructing the memorial.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Threats to Indian sovereignty will be answered with double strength: Modi
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) In a lengthy speech invoking valour and recalling the contribution of the Azad Hind Fauj (Indian National Army) in the freedom movement, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Sunday that his government was committed to taking "big and bold" decisions and that the Indian Army was being modernised as per the vision of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security,Art/Culture/Books
Three militants killed in J&K gunfight
Srinagar, Oct 21 (IANS) Three militants were killed and two soldiers injured on Sunday in a gunfight with the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam district, police said.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Samsung's new ultrasound system to spot high-risk pregnancies
Singapore, Oct 21 (IANS) Samsung Medison, a global medical equipment company and an affiliate of Samsung Electronics, on Sunday unveiled a new ultrasound system which is expected to facilitate the examination of high-risk pregnancies and early diagnosis of abnormal foetus conditions.
2018-10-21
Category: International, Singapore,Technology,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine
A library run by industrial workers means world of change for children (IANS Special Series)
Ludhiana (Punjab), Oct 21 (IANS) At first look, it is just another small room with one wall almost crumbling. But this 25-square yard space means the world for children of factory workers and labourers in Punjab's industrial hub Ludhiana.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Punjab,National,IANS Special Series,Education,Features
Sons of India obliterated to magnify presence of one family: Modi
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The contribution of leaders such as Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, B.R. Ambedkar and Sardar Patel have been obliterated in mainstream Indian discourse to magnify the presence of one family, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Sunday.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security,Art/Culture/Books
Asian kabaddi champions unsure of road ahead: Iran captain
Chennai, Oct 21 (IANS) Despite Iran winning the kabaddi gold at the Asian Games earlier this year, team captain Fazel Atrachali is not sure about replicating the success four years down the line as he feels the road ahead is rough. He also thinks India's Pro Kabaddi league is good for the sport.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,National,Sports,IANS Life
Apple Watch Series 4: Fall-detection for aged, fitness aid for millennials (Tech Review)
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) If you are constantly worried about an elderly person in your family suffering a fall in the bathroom or in the garden, the Apple Watch Series 4 is what you need.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine,Technology
TV gave me money, fame, name: Neena Gupta
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Veteran actress Neena Gupta, who worked in TV shows like "Saans", "Siski", "Saat Phere" and "Kamzor Kadii Kaun", says working on the small screen gave her money, fame and name.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Short interrupted breaths in sleep apnea deadlier: Study
New York, Oct 21 (IANS) People with sleep apnea who have short interruptions in breathing while they sleep are at higher risk of death than those with longer interruptions, according to a new study.
2018-10-21
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
'Dude, Where's My Car' director Danny Leiner dead
Los Angeles, Oct 21 (IANS) Danny Leiner, a film and television director whose feature films including "Dude, Wheres My Car" and "Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle", is dead, according to his publicist. He was 57.
2018-10-21
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Threats to Indian sovereignty will be answered with double strength: Modi
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) In a lengthy speech invoking valour and recalling the contribution of the Azad Hind Fauj (Indian National Army) in the freedom movement, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Sunday that his government was committed to taking "big and bold" decisions and that the Indian Army was being modernised as per the dreams of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security,Art/Culture/Books
Nur Jahan: The widow who became the Empress of India (Book Review)
Book: Empress: The Astonishing Reign of Nur Jahan; Author: Ruby Lal; Publisher: Penguin-Viking; Pages: 308; Price: Rs 599
2018-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,National,Art/Culture/Books,IANS Life
Liquidity worries, Q2 results to chart stock market's course (Market Outlook)
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) Second-quarter earnings result season, combined with the direction of foreign fund flows and the liquidity situation of the NBFC (non-banking financial companies) sector are expected to determine the trajectory of Indian stock market indices during the upcoming week.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Nick Clegg facing flak for joining Facebook
London, Oct 21 (IANS) Former British Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg, who earlier criticised Facebook for paying too little tax in Britain, is now facing flak for joining the social network as its head of global affairs, the media reported.
2018-10-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics,Technology,Business/Economy
Bruce Dern returns home from hospital
Los Angeles, Oct 21 (IANS) Actor Bruce Dern is out of the hospital, in no pain, and eager to get back to work, according to his publicist, Lee Wallman.
2018-10-21
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
'Dilwale Dulhania...' will always be a special film: Kajol
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) Actress Kajol says "Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge", which has clocked 23 years of its release in the Hindi film industry, will always be an incredibly special film.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Reopening solar scam case politically motivated: Chandy
Kottayam (Kerala), Oct 21 (IANS) Reacting to the Kerala government registering a new case of sexual abuse alleged by solar scam accused Saritha Nair, former Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Sunday said the move was politically motivated.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Ethiopians on top at Delhi Half Marathon
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Ethiopia ruled the roost at the 2018 Delhi Half Marathon on Sunday with Andamlak Belihu and Tsehay Gemechu emerging triumphant in the men's and women's categories respectively.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Anger brews in Amritsar after train tragedy
Amritsar, Oct 21 (IANS) Angry residents blocked traffic around the Joda Phatak area in Amritsar on Sunday to protest against the apathy of the Punjab government and the railways towards the families of 59 people who lost their lives when a speeding train crushed them as they were watching Dusshera celebrations.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Modi accuses UPA government for delaying Police memorial
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Dedicating the National Police Memorial to the nation in recognition of the supreme sacrifice made by police personnel since Independence, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday accused the UPA government of its failure in constructing the memorial and said "had the earlier government wanted and tried by its heart, the memorial would have been built several years ago".
2018-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security
22 miners trapped in China coal mine accident
Beijing, Oct 21 (IANS) Twenty-two miners were trapped following a coal mine accident in China's Shandong province, authorities reported on Sunday.
2018-10-21
Category: International, China,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Misty Sunday morning in Delhi
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) It was a misty morning in the national capital on Sunday with the minimum temperature settling at 17 degrees Celsius, a notch below the season's average.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
US ending decades-old nuclear arms treaty with Russia
Washington, Oct 21 (IANS) US President Donald Trump has announced that America was pulling out of the landmark Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF) with Russia, a decades-old agreement signed in 1987.
2018-10-21
Category: International, United States,Politics,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Would love to make a tennis-based film: Shashank Khaitan
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) Filmmaker Shashank Khaitan has said that he would love to make a film which will be based on tennis.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Soldier injured in J&K gunfight
Srinagar, Oct 21 (IANS) A soldier was injured on Sunday in a gunfight with militants in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam district, police said.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Germany, France call for 'in-depth' probe into Khashoggi's death
Berlin/Paris, Oct 21 (IANS) Strongly condemning the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Saudi consulate in Istanbul, both France and Germany have called for "further" and "comprehensive" investigation into the incident.
2018-10-21
Category: International, Germany,Media,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diplomacy
Turkey won't allow cover-up of Khashoggi's death: Official
Ankara, Oct 21 (IANS) Turkey will "never allow a cover-up" of the death of Saudi Arabian journalist Jamal Khashoggi, deputy head of Turkey's ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP), Numan Kurtulmus, said on Saturday.
2018-10-21
Category: International, Turkey,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
US will pull out of nuclear treaty with Russia, says Trump
Washington, Oct 21 (IANS) US President Donald Trump has said that his country will pull out of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty with Russia, a decades-old pact limiting strategic weapons development.
2018-10-21
Category: International, United States,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Badminton's top-ranked doubles teams earn final berths at Denmark Open
Odense (Denmark) Oct 21 (IANS) The top-ranked doubles teams in three categories advanced here on Saturday to the championship round of the Denmark Open, one of the biggest events on the annual badminton calendar.
2018-10-21
Category: International, Denmark,Sports,Badminton
67 killed, 126 injured in polling day violence in Afghanistan
Kabul, Oct 21 (IANS) At least 67 people were killed -- 27 civilians, nine members of security forces and 31 insurgents -- and 126 injured in 193 attacks carried out throughout Afghanistan by the Taliban, who had threatened to target Saturday's parliamentary elections, which were held three years late.
2018-10-21
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
Vice President addresses Indian diaspora in Belgium
Brussels, Oct 21 (IANS) India's Vice President Venkaiah Naidu visited the Jain Temple in the Belgian port city of Antwerp on Saturday where he addressed the Indian community.
2018-10-21
Category: International, Belgium,Politics,Diaspora,Diplomacy
BJP's first list for Chhattisgarh, Telangana, Mizoram Assembly polls out
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday released its first list of candidates for the Chhattisgarh, Telangana and Mizoram Assembly elections after long deliberations at a central election committee (CEC) meeting of the party.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
BJP wins Jammu Municipal Corporation; Independents, Congress do better in Valley (Roundup)
Jammu/Srinagar, Oct 21 (IANS) As a hassle-free counting of votes in the Jammu and Kashmir civic elections ended on Saturday, the BJP emerged winner in the Jammu Municipal Corporation, while majority of seats in Srinagar Municipal Corporation went to Independent candidates.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Asian Hockey Champions Trophy: India beat Pakistan 3-1 to score second straight win
Muscat, Oct 21 (IANS) Skipper Manpreet Singh put on a stellar show as India registered a facile 3-1 victory over arch-rivals Pakistan in the second match of the Asian Hockey Champions Trophy here on Saturday.
2018-10-21
Category: International, Oman,Sports,Hockey
Congress, JD-S to jointly campaign for Karnataka by-polls
Bengaluru, Oct 21 (IANS) Reaffirming its coalition government alliance, the ruling Congress and Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) would jointly campaign for the five by-elections in Karnataka on November 3, said leaders of both parties here on Saturday.
2018-10-21
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
ISL: Delhi rescue a point at the death
Kochi, Oct 20 (IANS) Kerala Blasters were thwarted at the fag end for the second consecutive Indian Super League (ISL) match as Delhi Dynamos held them to a 1-1 draw at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here on Saturday.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Kerala,Sports,Football
Pune clinch thriller vs Mumbai in PKL
Oct 20 (IANS) Host Puneri Paltan held their nerve to pip U Mumba 33-32 in the Maharashtra derby of Pro Kabaddi League here on Saturday. Punes star raider Nitin Tomar bagged 13 points while defender Girish Ernak managed six tackle points.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports
Kohli backs Rayudu for No. 4 spot
Guwahati, Oct 20 (IANS) Indian skipper Virat Kohli on Saturday backed Ambati Rayudu for the number four slot ahead of their first ODI against the West Indies here.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Assam,Sports,Cricket
UP's Prashant deny Bengal another win in PKLA
Pune, Oct 20 (IANS) Bengal warriors' winning streak came to a halt as UP Yoddhas forced them to play a draw in the 25th match of the Pro Kabaddi League here on Saturday.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports
BJP releases first list for Chhattisgarh, Telangana, Mizoram assembly polls
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) The BJP on Saturday released its first list of 77 candidates for the Chhattisgarh Assembly polls after a long deliberations at party's central election committee meeting.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Congress-JD-S to jointly campaign for by-polls in Karnataka
Bengaluru, Oct 20 (IANS) Reaffirming its coalition government alliance, the ruling Congress and Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) would jointly campaign for the five by-elections in Karnataka on November 3, said leaders of both parties on Saturday.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Gujarat Congress leader slaps legal notice on CM
Ahmedabad, Oct 20 (IANS) senior Gujarat leader Shaktisinh Gohil has slapped a legal notice of criminal and civil proceedings on Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani for "politically motivated" charges of engineering attacks on north Indian migrant workers in the state.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Gujarat,National,Politics
MIM shares BJP's ideology of hatred, says Rahul Gandhi
Hyderabad, Oct 20 (IANS) Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday alleged that Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM) shares Bharatiya Janata Party's ideology of hatred and divisiveness.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
BJP corporator arrested for assaulting police officer
Lucknow, Oct 20 (IANS) A Bharatiya Janata Party corporator in Meerut was arrested on Saturday for assaulting a uniformed sub-inspector at a restaurant that the former owns, police said.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Will continue to fight soft and hard Hindutva: Owaisi
Hyderabad, Oct 20 (IANS) Reacting sharply to Congress president Rahul Gandhi's remark that MIM shared BJP's ideology of hatred, MIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Saturday his party would continue to fight both soft and hard Hindutva.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Scuffle between advocate, relative inside court, FIR lodged
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) An advocate got into a scuffle with her brother's wife within the court compound on Saturday. The police have lodged cross FIRs.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident
ISL: Delhi hold Kerala Blasters 1-1
Kochi, Oct 20 (IANS) Kerala Blasters were thwarted at the fag end for the second consecutive Indian Super League (ISL) match as Delhi Dynamos held them to a 1-1 draw at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here on Saturday.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Kerala,Sports,Football
Will probe alleged sexual abuse of Khasi woman: Christian Brothers
Shillong, Oct 20 (IANS) The Congregation of Christian Brothers, a worldwide religious community within the Catholic Church, on Saturday said an "internal investigation" will be carried out against Brother Francis Gale, who is accused of sexually abusing a tribal Khasi woman in Meghalaya.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Religion,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident
BJP leaders ask cadres to begin preparations for 2019 polls
Lucknow, Oct 20 (IANS) Senior BJP leaders interacted with district party office-bearers on Saturday and issued instructions on how to roll out the election campaign ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha polls.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
UP Yoddhas' Prashant denies Bengal another win in PKL
Pune, Oct 20 (IANS) Bengal Warriors' winning streak came to an end as UP Yoddhas forced them to a draw in the 25th match of the Pro Kabaddi League here on Saturday.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Other Sports
Magisterial probe into Amritsar train tragedy; railways deny responsibility (Roundup)
Amritsar, Oct 20 (IANS) The Punjab government on Saturday ordered a magisterial probe into the Amritsar train tragedy in which 59 people watching Dusshera effigy burning were crushed to death by a speeding train even as the railways said it was not responsible for the tragedy.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Morgan, Morgan, Givens take lead at Women's Indian Open
Gurugram, Oct 20 (IANS) The closing stretch took a heavy toll of the overnight leaders and allowed a group of chasers to not only catch up but actually overtake them in the third round of the Womens Indian Open 2018 golf tournament here on Saturday.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Haryana,Sports,Golf
Kasatkina wins Kremlin Cup title, ends Jabeur's historic run
Moscow, Oct 20 (IANS) Daria Kasatkina of Russia won the Kremlin Cup title on Saturday, prevailing over Tunisia's Ons Jabeur 2-6, 7-6 (7-4), 6-4 and ending Jabeur's historic run in which she became her country's first-ever WTA finalist.
2018-10-20
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,Tennis
Atlas edges Veracruz 4-3 on last-minute goal
Guadalajara (Mexico), Oct 20 (IANS) American defender Omar Gonzalez scored a goal in second-half stoppage time to give Atlas a 4-3 victory over Veracruz in the Mexican soccer league's Apertura championship.
2018-10-20
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
La Liga: Levante stuns Real Madrid 2-1
Madrid, Oct 20 (IANS) On the strength of two goals in the opening minutes, Levante stunned Real Madrid 2-1 on Saturday, earning their second-ever win against Madrid and their third consecutive La Liga victory.
2018-10-20
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Serbia claims 1st-ever gold medal in Women's Volleyball Worlds
Yokohama (Japan), Oct 20 (IANS) Serbia's national women's volleyball team earned its first-ever gold medal after defeating Italy 3-2 in five sets (21-25, 25-14, 23-25, 25-19, 15-12) here at the 2018 FIVB Women's Volleyball World Championship.
2018-10-20
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Other Sports
Explain why former Congress MLAs met Amit Shah before resigning: Congress
Panaji, Oct 20 (IANS) The Goa Congress on Saturday demanded to know why two of its now former MLAs met BJP national president Amit Shah before submitting their resignation from the party earlier this week before joining the BJP.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Five killed, several injured in Assam road mishap
Guwahati, Oct 20 (IANS) At least five people, including two women, died and several others were injured when their bus fell into a water body on Saturday.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Assam,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Malegaon blast accused Sadhvi Pragya willing to join politics
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Malegaon blast accused Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur on Saturday expressed her inclination towards joining politics, saying she would surely do so "if the nation wants".
2018-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Modi to inaugurate National Police Memorial
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) On the occasion of Police Commemoration Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the National Police Memorial on Sunday to recognize the the sacrifices made by police personnel since Independence.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Another case against Kanhaiya Kumar in Bihar
Patna, Oct 20 (IANS) A case against former JNU Students Union leader Kanhaiya Kumar was lodged in Bihar's Begusarai district on Saturday over his alleged statement against the Hindu religion, police said.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
A day after train tragedy, rail traffic on Amritsar-Jalandhar route still blocked
Amritsar, Oct 20 (IANS) A day after the train tragedy in which 59 people watching Dusshera effigy burning were crushed to death by a speeding train, the traffic on the Jalandhar-Amritsar route has not yet been restored, officials said.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
#MeToo: Star India internal panel writes to anonymous accuser to come forward
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) The Internal Complaints Committee of Star India on Sexual Harassment (Star ICC) has written to the anonymous accuser -- who had alleged "sexual exploitation" of women employees -- asking her to reach out to the committee or its external member on allegations made by her in tweets.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Media,Bollywood,Immigration/Law/Rights
Dalit woman activist won't be taken to Sabarimala temple on Saturday: Police
Sabarimala, Oct 20 (IANS) Manju, a 38-year-old Dalit activist, won't be taken to the Sabarimala temple on Saturday, police said, adding that they were also checking her antecedents.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics,Religion,Immigration/Law/Rights
40 organizations call Assam bandh on Oct 23 against Citizenship Bill
Guwahati, Oct 20 (IANS) At least 40 organizations belonging to different indigenous communities have called for a dawn-to-dusk bandh on October 23 opposing the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2016, according to Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti (KMSS) leader Akhil Gogoi.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics
Expecting tough challenge from India, says West Indies skipper
Guwahati, Oct 20 (IANS) Ahead of the first One-Day International against India, West Indies skipper Jason Holder on Saturday said his team is expecting a tough challenge as India are the best one-day side.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Assam,Sports,Cricket
Delhi's air pollution spikes, severe in some regions
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) The National Capital saw a sudden spike in the air-pollution on Saturday, a day after Dussehera.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
HDFC Bank Q2 net profit up 20.6%
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) Lending major HDFC Bank on Saturday reported a 20.6 per cent increase in its net profit to Rs 5,005.73 crore during the quarter ended September 30, 2018, as compared to Rs 4,151.03 crore in the year-ago period.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Herald case: Court reserves order on plea seeking to restrain Swamy's tweets
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) A local court here on Saturday reserved its order on Congress leader Motilal Vora's plea seeking to restrain Bharatiya Janata Party leader Subramanian Swamy's tweets on the on-going National Herald case.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Media,Politics
Outflow of foreign funds not a good sign for economy: Analysts
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) The rupee and the US dollar equation along with an uncertain domestic and global economic growth outlook has triggered a massive foreign fund outflow from the country's capital market segment.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy,Education
5 killed, 118 injured in Afghanistan's polling day violence
Kabul, Oct 20 (IANS) At least five people were killed and 118 injured in a series of violent attacks and explosions in Afghanistan as the long-awaited parliamentary elections got underway in the militancy-plagued country on Saturday.
2018-10-20
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Shuttler Srikanth out; Saina in final of Denmark Open
Odense (Denmark), Oct 20 (IANS) Star Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth lost his men's singles semi-final match to Kento Momota of Japan while Saina Nehwal entered the women's singles final of the Denmark Open here on Saturday.
2018-10-20
Category: International, Denmark,Sports,Badminton
AAP to kick-off campaign for 2019 general election on Sunday
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister and Aam Aadmi Party supremo Arvind Kejriwal will launch the party's campaign for the 2019 Lok Sabha polls in the national capital on Sunday.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Over half a million people march in London seeking 2nd Brexit vote
London, Oct 20 (IANS) Over half a million people marched through central London on Saturday calling for a second, final vote on the UK's withdrawal from the EU, protest organizers announced.
2018-10-20
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics,Diplomacy,Business/Economy
Delhi's Dwarka chokes as garbage burning releases toxic gases
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Residents of Dwarka sub-city on Saturday took out a protest march as open burning of garbage continued, spewing toxic fumes and worsening the air quality to "severe-plus or emergency".
2018-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Environment/Wildlife,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society
MIM shares BJP's ideology of hatred, says Rahul Gandhi
Hyderabad, Oct 20 (IANS) Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday alleged that Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM) shares Bharatiya Janata Party's ideology of hatred and divisiveness.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
'Bebaak' dropped from MAMI film fest, director feels helpless
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) Director Shazia Iqbal says her film has been dropped from the line-up of the 20th Jio Mumbai Academy of Moving Image (MAMI) Mumbai Film Festival as its producer is Anurag Kashyap.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Skipper Kohli backs Rayudu for fourth spot
Guwahati, Oct 20 (IANS) Indian skipper Virat Kohli on Saturday backed Ambati Rayudu for the number four slot ahead of their first ODI against the West Indies here.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Assam,Sports,Cricket
Woman found dead at her residence in Bengal
Kolkata, Oct 20 (IANS) A middle-aged woman was allegedly strangulated to death at her residence in West Bengal's Birbhum district, police said on Saturday.
2018-10-20
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Rajini welcomes SC verdict on Sabarimala, but says respect tradition
Chennai, Oct 20 (IANS) Tamil cinema superstar Rajinikanth on Saturday welcomed the Supreme Court verdict on Sabarimala, but cautioned against interfering with the traditions of temples.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics,Religion,Immigration/Law/Rights
Petrol, diesel prices down for 3rd consecutive day
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) The state-run oil marketing companies (OMCs) cut the prices of key domestic transportation fuels -- petrol and diesel -- for the third consecutive day on Saturday.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
International stars adorn Shaji Ul Mulk's T10 2nd season
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Shane Watson, Shahid Afridi, Eoin Morgan, Rashid Khan, Shoaib Malik, Sunil Narine, Darren Sammy and Brendon McCullum as icon players lead a galaxy of stars in the second season of the Shaji Ul Mulk's T10 cricket tournament in Sharjah, UAE.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Hindu organisations condemn Kerala Police action on Sabarimala devotees
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Two Hindu organisations on Saturday joined the Vishwa Hindu Parishad in condemning the alleged action of the Kerala Police on devotees of Sabarimala temple and alleged that the real face of the CPI-M has been exposed.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Religion
Delhi government to open 100 primary-level libraries in its schools
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Saturday opened the gates to a "primary library" in a government school -- the first among 100 libraries which will be open for students in the coming days.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Education
Saudi Arabia admits Khashoggi killed inside consulate, detains 18 (Third Lead)
Riyadh/Ankara, Oct 20 (IANS) After over two weeks of shifting stories, Saudi Arabia has acknowledged that missing journalist and Washington Post contributor Jamal Khashoggi died during a fistfight inside the country's consulate in Istanbul and that 18 men had been arrested in the case.
2018-10-20
Category: International, Saudi Arabia,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diplomacy
India, Sri Lanka review bilateral ties
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) India and Sri Lanka discussed the entire gamut of their bilateral relationship during delegation-level talks headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Sri Lankan counterpart here on Saturday.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Diplomacy,Business/Economy
Elderly man tries to end life after murdering wife in Gurugram
Gurugram, Oct 20 (IANS) A 75-year-old man allegedly tried to end his life after murdering his 72-year-old wife in an upscale residential area here on Saturday, police said.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Name villages declared 'drought-free': Maharashtra Congress to BJP
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) Challenging Prime Minister Narendra Modi's statement that 16,000 villages in Maharashtra have become 'drought-free', the state Congress on Saturday demanded that the Bharatiya Janata Party government release the list of all these villages.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics,Business/Economy
DM orders probe into razing of memorial of Tripura tribal rights leader
Agartala, Oct 20 (IANS) The district authorities here have ordered a probe into allegations that members of the ruling BJP removed a memorial of Mohini Tripura at Matai village, and laid a foundation stone to build a Ram temple there, officials said on Saturday.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics,Religion,Immigration/Law/Rights
PM to hoist Tiranga at Red Fort on Azad Hind government anniversary
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hoist the national flag at Red Fort on Sunday to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the formation of the government of 'free India'.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
NIA arrests JeM operative involved in Nagrota Army camp attack
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Saturday arrested a Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) operative involved in the Nagrota Army camp terror attack case from Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA), officials said.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Families wiped out, loved ones perish in Amritsar train tragedy
Amritsar, Oct 20 (IANS) In the death of 59 people in the Amritsar train tragedy on Friday evening, a bigger tragedy has struck many families: their sole breadwinners have died; and in several cases, children are still trying to find their parents.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Human Interest/Society
Auto-rickshaw fuel tank explodes in Mumbai, explosives experts probe
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) At least three persons were injured when the fuel tank of an auto-rickshaw suddenly exploded as it was being refuelled at a CNG station in Kandivali West here on Saturday morning, police said.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
CWC monitoring Brahmaputra, Siang rivers
Guwahati, Oct 20 (IANS) Central Water Commission (CWC) officials are closely monitoring the water levels in the Brahmaputra and Siang following fears about sudden bursting of an artificial lake formed by a landslide on the Tibetan side a few days ago.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Assam,National,Environment/Wildlife
BFC B drub Lonestar Kashmir FC in J&K Invitational Cup
Srinagar, Oct 20 (IANS) Striker Lalnuntluanga grabbed a brace off the bench as Naushad Moosas Bengaluru FC B side set up a semi-final clash against Real Kashmir FC in the J&K Invitational Cup, following a massive 7-0 win over Lonestar Kashmir FC at the TRC Turf here on Saturday.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,Sports,Football
ISL: Coppell returns to Jamshedpur as ATK face stern test (Preview)
Jamshedpur, Oct 20 (IANS) Jamshedpur FC will look to turn around their fortunes at home in the Indian Super League (ISL) when they host a refreshed ATK, managed by former gaffer Steve Coppell here on Sunday.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Bihar,Sports,Football,ISL
Mumbai beat Delhi to win Vijay Hazare title
Bengaluru, Oct 20 (IANS) Aditya Tare struck a half-century as Mumbai beat Delhi by four wickets to win their third Vijay Hazare Trophy title at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium here on Saturday.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Cricket
Popular Lingayat seer Siddalinga passes away in Karnataka
Bengaluru, Oct 20 (IANS) Karnataka's popular Lingayat seer Siddalinga Swami passed away at Gadag in the state's northwest region, a member of his Thontadarya Mutt said on Saturday. He was 69.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
HDFC Bank Q2 net profit up 20.6%
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) Lending major HDFC Bank on Saturday reported a 20.6 per cent increase in its net profit to Rs 5,005.73 crore during the quarter ended September 30, 2018, as compared to Rs 4,151.03 crore in the year-ago period.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Amritsar train tragedy similar to Thalaserry's in 1986
Chennai, Oct 20 (IANS) Friday's Amritsar's train tragedy is similar to the one that happened in 1986 in Kerala's Thalaserry, where an Express train ran through revellers, leaving several dead and injured in its trail, recalled a senior journalist here on Saturday.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Religion,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Human Interest/Society
We'll be fielding strongest Jaipur lineup ever in 2019: William Dalrymple
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Come January, literary heavyweights will gather in Jaipur for a sumptuous feast of ideas at the annual Zee Jaipur Literature Festival. Its co-director and noted historian William Dalrymple said the organisers will be fielding the strongest lineup of literary heavyweights in the upcoming edition as the first 30 speakers were announced on Saturday.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Cinema/Showbiz,Art/Culture/Books
US charges Russian woman with interfering in midterm polls
Washington, Oct 20 (IANS) A Russian woman has been charged by the US government with trying to interfere in the 2018 midterm elections as part of a conspiracy that exploited thousands of social media accounts and emails that claimed to be owned by US residents, officials said.
2018-10-20
Category: International, United States,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diplomacy
Indonesia ignored warning about soil instability before quake
Jakarta, Oct 20 (IANS) Geologists had warned Indonesian authorities regarding soil instability in the region on Sulawesi Island that was affected by an earthquake and a tsunami in September, experts said on Saturday.
2018-10-20
Category: International, Indonesia,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Indian stock markets slip on global concerns, mixed Q2 results (Market Review)
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) Mixed corporate earnings, along with heightened chances of a US interest rate hike and fears of a slowdown in global economic growth, dragged the key indices of Indian stock market in the red during the just concluded weekly trade session.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Better cardiorespiratory fitness linked to longer life: Study
New York, Oct 20 (IANS) Researchers at the Cleveland Clinic in the US have found that better cardiorespiratory fitness leads to better longevity, regardless of age, with no limit on the positive effects of aerobic fitness.
2018-10-20
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
5 killed in Bengal road accident
Kolkata, Oct 20 (IANS) Five persons were killed when a car ploughed into a Durga Puja immersion procession in West Bengal's Hoogly district, police said on Saturday.
2018-10-20
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
3 Maoists killed in Chhattisgarh, weapons seized
Raipur, Oct 20 (IANS) Three Maoists were killed in a shootout with the police in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur district on Saturday, police said.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Uttarakhand ,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Container truck rams into Mumbai flyover, no casualties
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) A massive iron girder of an under construction flyover crashed down after a container trailer rammed into it here on Saturday, officials said.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Shuttler Srikanth bows out of Denmark Open
Odense (Denmark), Oct 20 (IANS) Star Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth lost his men's singles semi-final match to Kento Momota of Japan to bow out of the Denmark Open here on Saturday.
2018-10-20
Category: International, Denmark,Sports,Badminton
Amritsar tragedy: Amarinder orders magisterial probe
Amritsar, Oct 20 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh said on Saturday that a magisterial probe into the Amritsar train tragedy in which 59 people watching Dusshera effigy burning were crushed to death by a train will reveal if mandatory permissions for holding the function were given.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Shuttler Srikanth bows out of Denmark Open
Odense (Denmark), Oct 20 (IANS) Star Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth lost his men's singles semi-final match to Kento Momota of Japan to bow out of the Denmark Open here on Saturday.
2018-10-20
Category: International, Denmark,Sports,Badminton
Challenging to direct a series that's been a hit: 'Kasautii...' director
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) Muzammil Desai, who wears the director's hat for the "Kasautii Zindagii Kay" reboot, says helming a series that has been a hit in the past is quite challenging.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Gold worth Rs 2.45 cr seized in Mizoram, 2 Myanmarese arrested
Kolkata, Oct 20 (IANS) About 7.5 kg of smuggled gold worth Rs 2.45 crore was recovered from Mizoram and two Myanmarese were arrested in this connection, an official said on Saturday.
2018-10-20
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Crime/Disaster/Accident
BJP front-runner in Jammu civic polls, Congress ahead in Valley
Jammu/Srinagar, Oct 20 (IANS) The counting of votes in the Jammu and Kashmir civic polls was completed on Saturday with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) emerging as the largest party in the Jammu province and the Congress doing marginally better in the Kashmir Valley.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics,Defence/Security
'Bulleya' singer unveils his first indie single
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) "Bulleya" fame singer Amit Mishra has released his first independent single "Vacation".
2018-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Former AFC general secretary Peter Velappan dies
Kuala Lumpur, Oct 20 (IANS) Former Asian Football Confederation (AFC) general secretary Peter Velappan died on Saturday at the age of 83.
2018-10-20
Category: International, Malaysia,Sports,Football
Ethiopia's Liyew Kebede tops Xi'an international marathon
Xi An (China), Oct 20 (IANS) Liyew Kebede of Ethiopia triumphed in the Xi'an international marathon on Saturday.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Telangana,Sports,Athletics
EU approves $7.5 bn acquisition of GitHub by Microsoft
Brussels, Oct 20 (IANS) The European Commission on Saturday announced it has approved the $7.5 billion acquisition of GitHub by Microsoft.
2018-10-20
Category: International, Belgium,Technology,Business/Economy
Dovizioso takes pole position for Japan MotoGP
Motegi (Japan), Oct 20 (IANS) Italian rider Andrea Dovizioso (Ducati) on Saturday sent a message he would not give away the 2018 MotoGP title without a fight, as he clinched the pole position for the Japan Grand Prix, complicating the mission of his Spanish rival Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda) who could secure his fifth crown should he win at Motegi's Twin Ring.
2018-10-20
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Motorsports
1 killed, 47 injured in Afghanistan's polling day bombings
Kabul, Oct 20 (IANS) Several blasts were reported from different parts of Afghanistan on Saturday, killing at least 1 person and wounding 47, as Afghans voted in the long-awaited parliamentary elections.
2018-10-20
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Defence/Security
Woman, 52, allowed inside Sabarimala temple after initial protests
Sabarimala, Oct 20 (IANS) A woman from Tamil Nadu was allowed inside the Sabarimala temple on Saturday after facing initial protests, as traditionalists presumed her to be below 50 years of age.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics,Religion,Immigration/Law/Rights
Dovizioso fastest in third practice for Japan MotoGP
Motegi (Japan), Oct 20 (IANS) Italy's Andrea Dovizioso (Ducati Desmosedici GP 18) recorded the best time on Saturday in the third free practice session for the Japanese Grand Prix, held at the 'Twin Ring' circuit of Motegi.
2018-10-20
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Motorsports
Rahul kicks of Telangana campaign with attack on Modi, KCR
Hyderabad, Oct 20 (IANS) Congress President Rahul Gandhi kicked off his party's election campaign in Telangana by targeting both Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao by accusing them both of indulging in corruption.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics,Business/Economy
US charges Russian woman with interfering in midterm polls
Washington, Oct 20 (IANS) A Russian woman has been charged by the US government with trying to interfere in the 2018 midterm elections as part of a conspiracy that exploited thousands of social media accounts and emails that claimed to be owned by US residents, officials said.
2018-10-20
Category: International, United States,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diplomacy
Kannada actress Sruthi accuses actor Arjun of sexual harassment
Bengaluru, Oct 20 (IANS) Actress Sruthi Hariharan on Saturday accused multilingual south Indian actor Arjun Sarja of sexually harassing her on the sets of a film in 2016. He has dismissed the claim.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Karnataka,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Father's nicotine exposure linked to child's poor cognition: Study
New York, Oct 20 (IANS) While women have long been warned about the dangers of smoking during pregnancy, nicotine exposure in men could lead to cognitive deficits in their children and grandchildren, researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have found in their study on mice.
2018-10-20
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
'Jalebi' actor Varun Mitra eyes family entertainers
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) Actor Varun Mitra, who has made his debut with "Jalebi", says he would love to work in family entertainers.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Maninder Singh quits as ASG
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Senior counsel Maninder Singh has resigned as the Additional Solicitor General (ASG) after serving as a government counsel for over four years.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Kidnapped Indian-origin Tanzanian billionaire freed
Dar es Salaam (Tanzania), Oct 20 (IANS) Indian-origin Tanzanian billionaire Mohammed Dewji, who was captured by gunmen outside a gym here nine days ago, is back home safe after his kidnappers freed him, the police said.
2018-10-20
Category: International, Tanzania,Politics,Business/Economy,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diaspora
Maoists torch 6 vehicles in Jharkhand
Ranchi, Oct 20 (IANS) Maoist Guerrillas on Saturday torched six vehicles involved in the repair work of a canal in Jharkhand's Hazaribagh district, police said.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Never wanted to struggle to survive as actor: Gajraj Rao
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) Actor Gajraj Rao, who plays a pivotal role in "Badhaai Ho", says though acting is his first love, he never wanted to put a burden of survival on his passion as a performer.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Priyanka hopes Meghan Markle's pregnancy is 'amazing'
Las Vegas, Oct 20 (IANS) Actress Priyanka Chopra is excited about her friend Meghan Markle's pregnancy, and hopes the Duchess of Sussex's new phase is "amazing".
2018-10-20
Category: International, Honduras,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Devotees allow woman of 52 at Sabarimala
Sabarimala, Oct 20 (IANS) A 52-year-old woman devotee from Trichy in Tamil Nadu on Saturday faced angry devotees ahead of her darshan at Kerala's Sabarimala temple as they surrounded her before the last few hallowed steps.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Kerala,National,Religion,Immigration/Law/Rights
I love England as I love my wife: Lord Bill Lall
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Some 60 years ago, Dharambir Lall moved to England from India and the eventful journey that followed finds elaborate mention in his upcoming book "England, My Love". The successful chartered accountant is now a millionaire and has been conferred the title of Lord Bill Lall of Woodlands.
2018-10-20
Category: International, India,National,Art/Culture/Books,Business/Economy
Ex-UP CM N.D. Tiwari's body flown to Lucknow
Lucknow, Oct 20 (IANS) The body of former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Narayan Dutt Tiwari was flown into the state capital on Saturday where it will be kept in front of the Vidhan Sabha for followers and friends to pay their tributes.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Mixed fortunes for festive realty (Comment)
In the backdrop of stagnant prices, rising interest rates, improving sales and recovering residential real estate, the current trends in the property market during this year's festive season, marked by the onset of Navratras, point to mixed fortunes in store for the real sector.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Opinion/Commentary,Business/Economy
Cardi B wants to get rid of pregnancy line
New York, Oct 20 (IANS) Rapper Cardi B, who has been candid about how much her body has changed since giving birth to a daughter, has asked fans for suggestions on how to get the pregnancy line across her stomach to vanish.
2018-10-20
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
Mandy Moore maintains spooky 'tradition' with ex
Los Angeles, Oct 20 (IANS) Singer-songwriter and actress Mandy Moore and TV personality Wilmer Valderrama may have dated over 16 years ago, but there are annual traditions that they both follow together.
2018-10-20
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
2 dead as car falls into gorge in Uttarakhand
Dehradun, Oct 20 (IANS) Two persons were killed and one critically injured when a car fell in a gorge in Tehri district of Uttarakhand in the wee hours of Saturday, police said.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Magisterial probe ordered: CM on Amritsar tragedy
Amritsar, Oct 20 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh said on Saturday the Jalandhar Divisional Commissioner will conduct an inquiry within four weeks into the Amritsar train tragedy in which 59 people were crushed by a speeding train.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics,Religion,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Russia's Rosatom ships out equipment for Kudankulam n-plant
Chennai, Oct 20 (IANS) Rosatom, the Russian atomic energy corporation, on Saturday said its machine building division Atomenergomash has shipped out equipment for Unit 4 of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP).
2018-10-20
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Defence/Security,Business/Economy
Assange sues Ecuador for 'violating his rights'
Quito, Oct 20 (IANS) WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange is launching legal action against Ecuador, accusing its government of violating his "fundamental rights and freedoms".
2018-10-20
Category: International, Ecuador,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Diplomacy
'Widows': Steve McQueen wants to engage with wider public
Los Angeles, Oct 20 (IANS) Oscar-winning filmmaker Steve McQueen of "12 Years a Slave" fame likes making serious movies, but his new heist thriller "Widows" is made for multiplexes, not art houses. He says he wants to engage with a wider audience.
2018-10-20
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Favourites India to start World Cup preparation with WI series (Preview)
Guwahati, Oct 20 (IANS) Hot favourites India will look to start their preparation for next year's 50-over World Cup in style and iron out the weaknesses in the side when they take on lowly West Indies in the five-match ODI series starting here on Sunday.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Assam,Sports,Cricket
Blanchett defends straight actors playing gay on screen
Rome, Oct 20 (IANS) Actress Cate Blanchett has defends straight actors playing gay characters.
2018-10-20
Category: International, Italy,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Peñarol on verge of Uruguayan league title
Montevideo, Oct 20 (IANS) Peñarol will look to clinch the Uruguayan football league's Clausura title and a spot in the 2018 season's championship play-off when it takes on arch-rival Nacional.
2018-10-20
Category: International, Uruguay,Sports,Football
Sexual harassment case against Pachauri heads to trial
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) A Delhi court on Saturday paved the way for trial as it framed sexual harassment charges against noted environmentalist R.K. Pachauri and will start recording evidence from January 4, 2019.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Sushma Swaraj calls on Sri Lankan PM
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj called on visiting Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe here on Saturday and reviewed progress on development projects being implemented on the island nation with India's aid
2018-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Diplomacy,Business/Economy
Mani Ratnam gets his mojo back, but just about (Column: Bollywood Spotlight)
So many of the contemporary filmmakers seem to have lost the plot. Imtiaz Ali, the supremo among avant garde directors, is struggling to make himself coherent to an audience that just doesn't care what happened when "Harry Met Sejal".
2018-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,National,IANS Life
Alaves beat Celta to go top of La Liga
Vigo (Spain), Oct 20 (IANS) Celta Vigo's unbeaten record at home in the 2018-2019 La Liga season ended with a 0-1 loss to Deportivo Alaves, who took provisional possession of first place.
2018-10-20
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Maradona needs knee surgery, says doctor
Buenos Aires, Oct 20 (IANS) Argentine football legend Diego Maradona suffers from severe osteoarthritis and needs to undergo knee surgery, one of his physicians has said.
2018-10-20
Category: International, Costa Rica,Sports,Football
Minister denies Railways' lapse in Amritsar tragedy
Amritsar, Oct 20 (IANS) A day after 60 hapless Dussehra revellers were mowed down by a train here in Punjab, Union Minister of State for Railways Manoj Sinha on Saturday said his ministry is not to be blamed for any lapses leading to the disaster.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Frankfurt clobber Dusseldorf in Bundesliga tie
Frankfurt (Germany), Oct 20 (IANS) Eintracht Frankfurt continued its climb in the Bundesliga rankings and is now in European positions, after beating Fortuna Dusseldorf 7-1 in a game in which Serbian striker Luka Jovic scored five goals.
2018-10-20
Category: International, United States,Sports,Football
10 vehicles torched in Jharkhand clashes
Ranchi, Oct 20 (IANS) Ten vehicles were torched and more than 11 people were injured in clashes that broke out between two communities during the the idol immersion procession of Goddess Durga in Jharkhand's Palamau district, police said on Saturday.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Bruce Dern falls while jogging, hospitalised
Los Angeles, Oct 20 (IANS) Actor Bruce Dern was hospitalised here and later released after he suffered a possible fractured hip.
2018-10-20
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Mother-daughter conflict ups suicide risk in abused teen girls: Study
New York, Oct 20 (IANS) Teenage girls who were maltreated during their childhood are more likely to entertain suicidal thoughts if the relationship with their mother is poor and the degree of conflict between the two is high.
2018-10-20
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
3 injured as fuel tank of autorickshaw explodes in Mumbai
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) At least three persons were injured when the fuel tank of an autorickshaw suddenly exploded while it was being refuelled at a CNG station in Kandivali West here on Saturday morning, police said.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Atul Kasbekar denies #MeToo allegations against him, 'Cheat India' director
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) Celebrity photographer and film producer Atul Kasbekar has denied an anonymous allegation that he and "Cheat India" director Soumik Sen are "sleazebags who harass women with their powerplay".
2018-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Imparting skills in Mizoram: The Aizawl experience (Comment)
I recently had the opportunity to conduct a hands-on workshop on entrepreneurship, creativity and communication for three government colleges in Aizawl, the capital of Mizoram, with two of my colleagues.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Human Interest/Society
North Korean hacker group stole $571 mn in crypto attacks
San Francisco, Oct 20 (IANS) Amid growing crypto-jacking episodes, a North Korean hacking group called Lazarus has stolen cryptocurrencies worth more than half a billion dollars.
2018-10-20
Category: International, Costa Rica,Defence/Security,Technology,Business/Economy
Captaincy affected my performance last season: Kabaddi ace Rahul Chaudhari
Chennai, Oct 20 (IANS) The burden of captaincy off his shoulders, star raider Rahul Chaudhari feels he can now lead Telugu Titans to the Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) title this season after a disappointing campaign last time.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Other Sports
RSS chief sets BJP's electoral agenda (Column: Political Circus)
There was never any doubt about the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) anti-minority electoral gambits but the agenda has now been unambigiously and forcefully articulated by the party's friend, philosopher and guide, the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS).
2018-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Religion,Opinion/Commentary
Tantri, TDB disagree over emergency shutdown of Sabarimala shrine
Sabarimala (Kerala) Oct 20 (IANS) Travancore Devasom Board (TDB) member K.P.Shankara Das on Saturday disagreed with the Sabarimala Tantri family's threat to close the temple doors if any woman within the barred age group arrive for darshan.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics,Religion,Immigration/Law/Rights
I still work with my heart: Veteran actor Jackie Shroff (IANS Interview)
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) He has a career spanning over four decades in the Hindi film industry and, as of 2017, has appeared in over 200 films. Actor Jackie Shroff, who has over five movies waiting to release now, says he still works with his heart.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,National,IANS Life
North Korean hacker group stole $571 mn in crypto attacks
San Francisco, Oct 20 (IANS) A North Korean hacking group called Lazarus has stolen cryptocurrencies worth more than half a billion this year.
2018-10-20
Category: International, Costa Rica,Defence/Security,Technology,Business/Economy
Lara Dutta refuses work offer from Mukesh Chhabra's company
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) Actress Lara Dutta Bhupathi has turned down a work offer routed through the casting company of Mukesh Chhabra, one of those accused of sexual harassment amid the #MeToo wave in India.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Counting underway for J&K civic polls
Jammu/Srinagar, Oct 20 (IANS) Counting was underway on Saturday for the recently concluded Jammu and Kashmir municipal polls, with preliminary results showing that the BJP was heading for a major victory in Jammu while mixed results were seen in the Kashmir Valley.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Punjab CM arrives in Amritsar over train tragedy
Amritsar, Oct 20 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh arrived in Amritsar on Saturday, nearly 16 hours after at least 60 people were crushed to death by a train while watching the burning of a Ravana effigy here.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Railways not responsible for Amritsar tragedy: Lohani
Amritsar, Oct 20 (IANS) Hours after 60 hapless Dussehra revellers were mowed down by a train here in Punjab, Chairman Railway Board Ashwani Lohani on Saturday dismissed the railways' responsibility in the tragedy.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Amritsar train tragedy: Bollywood shocked, calls for better safety
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) The deplorable train tragedy in Amritsar in which 60 people were crushed to death and several others injured, brings the focus to how safety in public places needs to be taken more seriously in the country, say Bollywood celebrities who have sent out prayers for the victims.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Changing rhythm isn't that easy, reveals music app
London, Oct 20 (IANS) Scientists from Queen Mary University of London have developed an app to understand why some rhythms are more difficult to perform than others.
2018-10-20
Category: International, United Kingdom,Lifestyle/Fashion
Cycling, walking in nature may improve your mental health
London, Oct 20 (IANS) People who commute -- walking or cycling -- through natural environments are more likely to develop better mental health than those who commute less, according to a new study.
2018-10-20
Category: International, United Kingdom,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
How school support may help ADHD children
London, Oct 20 (IANS) One-to-one support and a focus on self-regulation may improve academic outcomes of children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), a new study suggests.
2018-10-20
Category: International, United Kingdom,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
Chinese-made world's largest amphibious aircraft completes successful flight
Beijing, Oct 20 (IANS) China's home-grown amphibious aircraft AG600, claimed by Beijing as the world's largest, carried out its first take-off and landing on waters on Saturday.
2018-10-20
Category: International, China,Technology,Business/Economy
Khashoggi died in fight at Istanbul consulate: Saudi Arabia
Riyadh, Oct 20 (IANS) Saudi Arabia has confirmed that missing journalist and Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi died in a fist fight involving more than a dozen Saudi officials at the country's consulate in Istanbul, the media reported on Saturday.
2018-10-20
Category: International, Saudi Arabia,Media,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Europe-Japan joint mission set out for Mercury
London, Oct 20 (IANS) Two satellites developed in Europe and Japan are on their way to the Sun's closest planet Mercury. It is likely to take them seven years to reach their destination.
2018-10-20
Category: International, United Kingdom,Science/Tech
2 killed in UP on Dussehra
Lucknow, Oct 20 (IANS) Two minors were killed and one woman was injured in accidents and violent clashes reported from many parts of Uttar Pradesh during the idol immersion procession of Goddess Durga, police said on Saturday.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Religion,Crime/Disaster/Accident
2 killed in Durga Puja clashes in UP
Lucknow, Oct 20 (IANS) Violence and communal clashes have been reported from many parts of Uttar Pradesh during the idol immersion procession of Goddess Durga, police said on Saturday.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Religion,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Amritsar train tragedy: Railways deny responsibility
Amritsar, Oct 20 (IANS) Hours after 60 people were crushed to death by a train while watching the burning of a Ravana effigy here, the Railways on Saturday said it was not responsible for the tragedy.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Google to charge $40 per device to Android makers
San Francisco, Oct 20 (IANS) Android manufacturers will have to pay $40 per device to Google in Europe to be featured into Google Play Store and other mobile apps.
2018-10-20
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Business/Economy
Voting underway for Afghan parliamentary polls
Kabul, Oct 20 (IANS) Voting was underway across Afghanistan on Saturday for the country's parliamentary polls that were delayed by three years and marred by a brazen terror attack by the Taliban that killed and injured top security officials earlier this week.
2018-10-20
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
'Anonymous Facebook ads influenced nearly 10 mn British voters'
London, Oct 20 (IANS) An anonymous political campaign on Facebook has reached nearly 10 million voters, asking them via advertisements to oppose British Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal, the media reported on Saturday.
2018-10-20
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics,Technology
Misty Saturday morning in Delhi
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) It was a misty morning in the national capital on Saturday with minimum temperature settling at 17.4 degrees Celsius, a notch below the season's average.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
UN orders withdrawal of Sri Lankan peacekeeper accused of anti-Tamil atrocities
United Nations, Oct 20 (IANS) The commander of the Sri Lankan contingent in the UN peacekeeping operations in Mali has been ordered back home after a review of his human rights record, according to Stephane Dujarric, the spokesperson for Secretary-General Antonio Guterres.
2018-10-20
Category: International, United States,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Defence/Security
IUML Kerala legislator Abdul Razack dead
Kasargode (Kerala), Oct 20 (IANS) P.B. Abdul Razack, a senior IUML legislator from Kerala, died at a private hospital here Saturday, party sources said. He was 63.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Ananya Birla to join Akon, Naomi Campbell at international summit
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) Singer Ananya Birla, daughter of businessman Kumar Mangalam Birla, will join celebrities like Akon, Naomi Campbell and Amal Clooney at the One Young World Summit in The Hague.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Amritsar train tragedy: Train driver detained, questioned
Amritsar, Oct 20 (IANS) The Punjab and Railway Police on Saturday questioned the driver of a train that crushed at least 60 people to death here while they were watching the burning of a Ravana effigy from a railway track.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Tribals to oppose 'Statue of Unity' unveiling by Modi
Ahmedabad, Oct 20 (IANS) As the BJP governments, both at the state and the Centre, gear up for the unveiling of the tallest statue in the world -- "Statue of Unity" of Sardar Patel -- by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on October 31, thousands of tribals in villages near the site are bracing for a major showdown against the project.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Gujarat,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
Counting begins for J&K municipal polls
Jammu/Srinagar, Oct 20 (IANS) The counting of votes for the recently concluded municipal polls began in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
India asks UN for visitor tours in Hindi language
United Nations, Oct 20 (IANS) In its push to promote Hindi at the world body, India has reiterated its request to the UN to conduct tours for visitors to the headquarters in that language.
2018-10-20
Category: International, United States,Art/Culture/Books,Diplomacy,Human Interest/Society
Amritsar train tragedy: Punjab Governor, Sidhu visit injured in hospital
Amritsar, Oct 20 (IANS) With at least 60 people crushed by a speeding train in Amritsar and over 70 others injured, senior political figures including Punjab Governor V.P. Singh Badnore and Cabinet Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu, visited the injured in hospitals here on Saturday.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
I've become private person after marrying Kanye: Kim
Los Angeles, Oct 20 (IANS) Reality TV star Kim Kardashian says her marriage with rapper Kanye West has made her more "private person".
2018-10-20
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz
Police begin probe as train mows down 58 Dussehra revellers in Punjab
Amritsar, Oct 20 (IANS) The Punjab Police has launched an investigation into the Dusshera tragedy here on Friday evening in which a local train crushed at least 58 people while watching the burning of a Ravana effigy from a railway track.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
58 Dussehra revellers crushed by train in Punjab, police begin probe
Amritsar, Oct 20 (IANS) The Punjab Police has launched an investigation into the Dusshera tragedy here on Friday evening in which a local train crushed at least 58 people while watching the burning of a Ravana effigy from a railway track.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Khashoggi died in fight at consulate, admits Saudi Arabia
Riyadh, Oct 20 (IANS) Journalist Jamal Khashoggi died as a result of a physical altercation inside the kingdom's consulate in Istanbul, Saudi Arabian official media reported on Friday. Two senior Saudi officials have been fired over the incident.
2018-10-20
Category: International, Saudi Arabia,Media,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
My family taught me about failure: Deepshikha Deshmukh
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Producer-entrepreneur Deepshikha Deshmukh has produced critically acclaimed movies like "Sarbjit" and "Madaari". She also owns skin nutrition brand, but the daughter of veteran film producer Vashu Bhagnani believes that failure is important in life as it helps people in growing as individuals.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Khashoggi died in fight at consulate, says Saudi Arabia
Riyadh, Oct 20 (IANS) Journalist Jamal Khashoggi died as a result of a physical altercation inside the kingdom's consulate in Istanbul, Saudi Arabian official media reported on Friday.
2018-10-20
Category: International, Saudi Arabia,Immigration/Law/Rights,Media,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Apple CEO urges Bloomberg to retract spying chips story
San Francisco, Oct 20 (IANS) Apple CEO Tim Cook is urging Bloomberg to retract its story about an alleged embedded Chinese spying chips that compromised about 30 companies including the servers of Apple.
2018-10-20
Category: International, Costa Rica,Media,Technology
Saudi Arabia arrests 18 over murder of missing Saudi journalist
Riyadh, Oct 20 (IANS) Saudi Arabia said on Saturday that 18 people have been arrested over the murder of the missing Saudi Journalist Jamal Khashoggi, reported Xinhua news agency.
2018-10-20
Category: International, Saudi Arabia,Media,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Mexican school employee suspected of abusing 37 children
Mexico City, Oct 20 (IANS) An administrative employee at a kindergarten was arrested on Friday on suspicion of having sexually abused 37 children, Mexican authorities said.
2018-10-20
Category: International, Mexico,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident
US-led airstrikes kill 32 civilians in Syria: Watchdog
Damascus, Oct 20 (IANS) At least 32 civilians were killed over the past 24 hours in US-led airstrikes on Syria's eastern province of Deir al-Zour, a war watchdog reported on Friday.
2018-10-20
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Immigration/Law/Rights,Terrorism
Avril Lavigne has no marriage regrets
Los Angeles, Oct 20 (IANS) Singer Avril Lavigne says she does not regret marrying musicians Chad Kroeger and Deryck Whibley, who are now her former husbands.
2018-10-20
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
UK court jails 20 men, mostly Pakistanis, for sexual abuse of teenage girls
Leeds (England), Oct 20 (IANS) Twenty men have been jailed for raping and abusing more than a dozen girls in a northern England town, in what a judge called a "vile and wicked" campaign of exploitation.
2018-10-20
Category: International, United Kingdom,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident
When Bella Thorne only had $200
Los Angeles, Oct 20 (IANS) She was a successful child actress, but Bella Thorne says she was left with just $200 when she turned 18.
2018-10-20
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Karnataka to give land for new airport at Mysuru: Prabhu
Mysuru, Oct 20 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy has agreed to give about 300 acres of land for building a new airport in this city of palaces, said Civil Aviation Minister Suresh Prabhu on Friday.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics,Business/Economy
PKL: Pune registers first win at home-leg
Pune, Oct 20 (IANS) Puneri Paltans defeated Jaipur Pink Panthers 29-25 to register their first win in home-leg of the Pro Kabaddi League here on Friday.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Other Sports
Hope Maharashtrian Kusti player brings gold for India in Olympics: Tamhankar
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) Actress Sai Tamhankar, last seen onscreen in 'Love Sonia,' hopes that a Maharashtrian Kusti player would bring gold medal for India in the Olympics.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Cinema/Showbiz
Ravana effigies burnt on Dussehra
Kolkata, Oct (IANS) Thousands of devotees turned up to witness the burning of 10 effigies of demon king Ravana at a posh suburban town of Kolkata as a part of the Dussehra celebrations on Friday.
2018-10-20
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Religion
Inflationary risks to be felt with calibrated tightening stance: RBI's MPC minutes
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) Inflationary risks and uncertain global economic scenario led the RBI to adopt the new calibrated tightening stance on interest rates, according to the minutes of the central bank's latest Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) meeting released on Friday.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Business/Economy
India calls for early adoption of anti-terrorism treaty
Brussels, Oct 20 (IANS) Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Friday called for early adoption of the Comprehensive Convention of International Terrorism (CCIT) that it had introduced in the UN in 1996.
2018-10-20
Category: International, Belgium,Diplomacy
NDRF teams sent to Assam, Arunachal Pradesh after warning by China
Guwahati, Oct 20 (IANS) The Centre has sent eight companies of National Disaster Rescue Force (NDRF) to Arunahal Pradesh followed by six others to Assam after intimation from the Chinese government that landslide has blocked the Milin section of the main stream of Yarlung Zangbo or Brahmaputra river recently and that it might impact the lower reaches of the river.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Assam,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
58 dead as train runs over Dussehra revellers in Punjab
Amritsar, Oct 20 (IANS) In a terrible disaster, 58 people watching the burning of a Ravan effigy from a railway track were crushed to death by a speeding train here in Punjab on Friday, triggering anger in the area and nationwide outrage. Nearly 72 others were injured, many of them seriously.
2018-10-20
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Bengal bids adieu to goddess Durga on Dashami through idol immersion
Kolkata, Oct 19 (IANS) Teary-eyed devotees bade an emotional farewell, as idols of goddess Durga and her children were immersed in rivers and lakes across West Bengal on the occasion of Vijaya Dashami on Friday, as the five-day revelry and merriment centering Eastern India's biggest festival Durga Puja came to an end.
2018-10-19
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Religion
Punjab CM orders probe into train disaster
Chandigarh, Oct 19 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Friday ordered a probe into the train disaster in which 50 people watching the burning of a Ravan effigy from a railway track were feared crushed by a speeding train in Amritsar.
2018-10-19
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Punjab train tragedy: Goyal returning India
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Following the train disaster in Punjab, Railways Minister Piyush Goyal on Friday canceled his engagements in the US and was on his way back to India. More than 50 people are feared dead in the incident.
2018-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Religion,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Big mistake from railway authorities: Navjot Kaur Sidhu
Amritsar, Oct 19 (IANS) After a train tragedy here on Friday, Former MLA Navjot Kaur Sidhu blamed the railway authorities for not issuing directions regarding movement of trains near the tracks, where about over 50 people were feared crushed by a speeding train while they were watching the 'Ravan Dahan'.
2018-10-19
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Human Interest/Society
Railways should take the blame: Dinesh Trivedi
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Former Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi slammed the Railways for the Amritsar train tragedy on Friday in which over 50 people were feraed killed, saying that it should take the blame and try to fix its system.
2018-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Human Interest/Society
Harsimrat Badal blames Congress administration for Punjab train tragedy
Amritsar, Oct 19 (IANS) Opposition Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) on Friday blamed the Congress administration for the tragic train disaster here in Punjab which claimed over 50 lives.
2018-10-19
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Naidu meets Portuguese, Greek PMs
Brussels, Oct 19 (IANS) Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu, who is attending the 12th Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) summit here held bilateral meetings with Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa and Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras respectively and called for strengthening Indias ties with both the countries.
2018-10-19
Category: International, Belgium,Politics,Diplomacy,Business/Economy
Delhi will soon become a gas chamber: Kejriwal
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday flayed the Centre and the neighbouring state governments for their inaction to stop stubble burning and said that "Delhi will become a gas chamber".
2018-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Environment/Wildlife
Modi attends 'Ravan Dahan'
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday set Ravan's effigy on fire by shooting an arrow symbolically, bringing the icon of evil down in a blaze of fire to the joy of thousands of celebrants on the occasion of 'Vijaya Dashmi' here.
2018-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Religion,Human Interest/Society
ICICI Securities Q2 net profit up 3%
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) Investment services firm ICICI Securities (ISec) on Friday reported a rise of three per cent in its net profit for the second quarter of 2018-19.
2018-10-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
UltraTech Cement's Q2 standalone net profit down by over 9%
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) Aditya Birla Group company UltraTech Cement on Friday reported a decline of 9.37 per cent in its standalone net profit for the second quarter of 2018-19.
2018-10-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Loco-pilot informed station master at next station about terrible accident
Amritsar, Oct 19 (IANS) Minutes after the DMU Jalandhar-Amritsar passenger train on Friday crushed over 50 people watching the burning of a Ravan eggify from a railway track, the loco pilot of the train had immediately informed the station master at the next station about the incident, officials said.
2018-10-19
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Bring ordinance for Ram temple in Ayodhya: Indresh Kumar
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) A day after RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat pitched for a grand Ram temple in Ayodhya "at the earliest" through law, a senior functionary on Friday asked the government to bring an ordinance for it.
2018-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Maharashtra Congress challenges PM's claim on housing for poor
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) The Maharashtra Congress on Friday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of misleading the country by "making false claims that the UPA government built only 25 lakh houses" against the NDA's 1.25 crore homes in a four-year period.
2018-10-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Khasi woman accuses two Catholics priests of sexually abusing her
Shillong, Oct 19 (IANS) A tribal Khasi woman in Meghalaya on Friday took to social media #MeToo campaign accusing two Catholic brothers of sexually abusing her since she was five years old.
2018-10-19
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Train runs over 50 Dussehra revellers in Punjab (Third Lead)
Amritsar, Oct 19 (IANS) In a terrible disaster, at least 50 people watching the burning of a Ravan effigy from a railway track were crushed by a speeding train here in Punjab on Friday, triggering anger in the area and nationwide outrage.
2018-10-19
Category: India, Punjab,National,Religion,Crime/Disaster/Accident
ISL: Mumbai bag bragging rights in Maharashtra derby
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) Mumbai City FC registered their first win of the current Indian Super League (ISL) season and it came at the expense of their Maharashtra rivals FC Pune City at the Mumbai Football Arena here on Friday.
2018-10-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Football,ISL
PKL: Titans edge past Pirates to maintain top spot
Pune, Oct 19 (IANS) Telugu Titans maintained their top spot in the Zone B points table of the Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) after a narrow 35-31 win over defending champions Patna Pirates here on Friday.
2018-10-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Other Sports
RBI's efforts to stabilise rupee drains $5.14 bn from forex reserve
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) A strong US dollar and subsequent interventions by the country's central bank to stabilise the rupee drained over $5.14 billion from India's foreign exchange (forex) reserves, analysts said on Friday.
2018-10-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Real Madrid gear up for La Liga game vs Levante
Madrid, Oct 19 (IANS) Real Madrid completed a final practice session on Friday before their upcoming La Liga clash at home against minnows Levante.
2018-10-19
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Palmeiras aim to keep unbeaten streak alive versus Ceara
Sao Paulo, Oct 19 (IANS) Palmeiras will try to extend their 14-match unbeaten streak in the Brazilian football league when they host Ceara here on Sunday afternoon.
2018-10-19
Category: International, Brazil,Sports,Football
Simeone praises Griezmann, says he deserves Ballon d'Or
Madrid, Oct 19 (IANS) Atletico Madrid head coach Diego Simeone, on Friday paid tribute to his forward Antoine Griezmann, reiterating that the French star deserves to win the Ballon d'Or trophy which is given to the best player of the year by France Football Magazine.
2018-10-19
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Delhi's air very-poor, may turn severe
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) The national Capital and the regions around it continue to suffer a "very-poor" air quality on Friday, which according to experts, may worsen due to combined effects of Dussehera and meteorological reasons such as low winds in Delhi.
2018-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Modi congratulates leader of victorious Bhutanese party
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday congratulated Lotay Tshering, President of the Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa (DNT) party that has won Bhutan's general elections.
2018-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Diplomacy
President, PM mourn Punjab train tragedy
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and leaders of political parties on Friday expressed shock and grief over a train tragedy that claimed at least 30 lives during a Dussehra celebration in Punjab.
2018-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Religion,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Kejriwal condoles Punjab deaths
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday expressed condolences over the death of people who were crushed by a speeding train while watching a Ravan effigy in flames in Amritsar.
2018-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Religion,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Amarinder Singh leaves for Amritsar after tragedy
Chandigarh, Oct 19 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh rushed to Amritsar on Friday in the wake of a train accident in which about 30 people who were watching 'Ravan Dahan' while standing on a railway track were crushed by a speeding train.
2018-10-19
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Rs 10 crore seized from car in poll-bound Telangana
Hyderabad, Oct 19 (IANS) In a major haul, police in Telangana on Friday seized Rs 10 crore cash from a car.
2018-10-19
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Punjab train disaster: Rajnath promises Centre's help
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday spoke to the Punjab government over the mowing down of people watching the burning of Ravan effigy by a speeding train in Amritsar and assured him of Centres assistance.
2018-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Woman killed in militant attack in Pulwama
Srinagar, Oct 19 (IANS) A woman was killed on Friday when militants attacked an Army camp in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district.
2018-10-19
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism,Defence/Security
RBI against certain amendments to PSS Act
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has expressed its dissent against certain amendments recommended by a government committee for the Payment and Settlement Systems (PSS) Act, 2007.
2018-10-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Modi mourns train tragedy
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday mourned the death of several people in a train tragedy during a Dussehra celebration in Punjab.
2018-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Religion,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Train kills 30 Dussehra revellers in Punjab
Amritsar, Oct 19 (IANS) In a horrific incident, at least 30 people glued to watching a burning Ravan effigy while standing on railway tracks were crushed by a speeding train here in Punjab on Friday.
2018-10-19
Category: India, Punjab,National,Religion,Crime/Disaster/Accident
North-East states alerted after landslide on Brahmaputra upstream
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Indian states through which the river Brahmaputra flows have been alerted to take precautionary measures following a landslide in the mainstream of the Yarlong Zangbo, as the river is known in the Tibet Autonomous Region of China, the External Affairs Ministry said on Friday.
2018-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Environment/Wildlife
109 affected by zika virus in Jaipur
Jaipur, Oct 19 (IANS) The total number of patients affeted by the zika virus in the city is 109, state health officials said.
2018-10-19
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Health/Medicine
Train accident: Punjab CM cancels Israel visit
Chandigarh, Oct 19 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Friday cancelled his five-day visit to Israel in view of the terrible accident in which at least 30 people watching the burning of Ravan effigy were crushed by a high speed train in Amritsar.
2018-10-19
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diplomacy
#MeToo movement opened up way for working women: Singer Madhushree
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) Singer Madhushree on Friday supported the #MeToo campaign by saying that the movement has opened up a way for women to share their stories about harassment at the workplace.
2018-10-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Cinema/Showbiz,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Rawat eyes good show at Delhi Half Marathon
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Indian long distance runner Nitender Singh Rawat is determined to produce his best performance at the Delhi Half Marathon, scheduled to be held here on Sunday.
2018-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Athletics
Muslims shower flowers during RSS procession in Ajmer
Jaipur, Oct 19 (IANS) A rare display of harmony was seen in Ajmer on Friday when Muslims showered flowers to welcome an RSS procession taken out on Dussehra.
2018-10-19
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics,Religion
Train kills at least 30 Dussehra revellers in Punjab
Amritsar, Oct 19 (IANS) In a terrible disaster, at least 30 people watching the burning of Ravan effigy were mowed down by speeding train here in Punjab on Friday, police said.
2018-10-19
Category: India, Punjab,National,Religion,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Woman injured in militant attack in Pulwama
Srinagar, Oct 19 (IANS) A woman was injured on Friday when militants attacked an Army camp in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district.
2018-10-19
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism,Defence/Security
Lawmakers have toppled governments by escaping from washroom: BJP leader
Panaji, Oct 19 (IANS) Justifying his swift shift earlier this week from Congress to BJP, MLA Dayanand Sopte on Friday said that state legislators are known to switch parties and topple governments by "slipping out of washrooms at the slightest notice."
2018-10-19
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Moderate temblor jolts J&K
Srinagar, Oct 19 (IANS) An earthquake of moderate intensity jolted Jammu and Kashmir on Friday.
2018-10-19
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Durga Puja ends in Bengal with idol immersion
Kolkata, Oct 19 (IANS) Teary-eyed devotees, scrambling to touch her feet one last time, bade goodbye to their beloved Mother goddess Durga as her idols were immersed in ponds, lakes and rivers across West Bengal on Vijaya Dashami on Friday.
2018-10-19
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Religion
Pakistan closes border crossings ahead of Afghan polls
Islamabad, Oct 19 (IANS) Pakistan's Foreign Ministry said on Friday that the country has temporarily closed its major border points with Afghanistan on a request by the neighbouring country for the security of its parliamentary elections to be held on Saturday.
2018-10-19
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Defence/Security,Terrorism,Diplomacy
Ronaldo to continue playing despite rape claim, says Juventus coach
Turin, Oct 19 (IANS) Cristiano Ronaldo will continue playing for Juventus despite a police investigation into a rape allegation against the Portuguese star, coach Massimiliano Allegri said on Friday.
2018-10-19
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Football
Train kills 12 Dussehra revellers in Punjab
Amritsar, Oct 19 (IANS) In a terrible disaster, at least 12 people watching the burning of Ravan effigy were mowed down by a train here in Punjab on Friday, police said.
2018-10-19
Category: India, Punjab,National,Religion,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Atletico Madrid hold final practice ahead of Villarreal clash
Madrid, Oct 19 (IANS) Atletico Madrid on Friday held their final training session ahead of their away La Liga match against Villarreal.
2018-10-19
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
FATF asks Pakistan to 'do more' against money laundering
Islamabad, Oct 19 (IANS) The Financial Action Task Force (FATF), an inter-governmental body which combats money laundering and terror financing among other things, has demanded more action from Pakistan to put an end to money laundering and financial assistance to terrorists, the media reported on Friday.
2018-10-19
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism,Diplomacy
Mercado included in Sevilla roster for Barcelona clash
Seville (Spain), Oct 19 (IANS) Argentine centre back Gabriel Mercado was included in Sevilla's team sheet ahead of the upcoming La Liga clash against Barcelona after being sidelined for about a month and a half due to injury, the Spanish football club said on Friday.
2018-10-19
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Two arrested in Punjab for militant links
Chandigarh, Oct 19 (IANS) Punjab Police on Friday arrested two members of a Khalistani module allegedly engaged in propagating the Khalistani Referendum 2020 campaign by affixing banners and posters at public places in Amritsar city.
2018-10-19
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics,Terrorism,Diaspora
Wimbledon to introduce final set tie-break from 2019
London, Oct 19 (IANS) The All England Lawn Tennis Club, home to the Wimbledon championships, announced on Friday that players will go into a final set tie-breaker once tied at 12-12 in the decider from 2019.
2018-10-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
Real Madrid coach shows confidence in Bale
Madrid, Oct 19 (IANS) Real Madrid coach Julen Lopetegui on Friday praised the attitude of his side's star forward Gareth Bale, after the latter pulled out of Wales' squad due to a muscle injury.
2018-10-19
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
210-ft tall Ravana effigy goes up in flames
Chandigarh, Oct 19 (IANS) Dussehra was celebrated across Punjab and Haryana with 210-ft tall effigy of Ravana, said to be the tallest in the country, going up in flames in Panchkula city on Friday.
2018-10-19
Category: India, Punjab,National,Religion,Human Interest/Society
ISL: Home comfort for Kerala as Delhi come calling
Kochi, Oct 19 (IANS) Kerala Blasters have made more than just a decent start to their campaign in the Indian Super League and will look at the massive home advantage to see them through against Delhi Dynamos at the Jawaharlal Nehru stadium here on Saturday.
2018-10-19
Category: India, Kerala,Sports,Football
Golfer Wolf in lead at Women's Indian Open
Gurugram, Oct 19 (IANS) Austrian Christine Wolf devoured birdies like never before to card a second successive 4-under 68 and open up a massive four-shot lead over the rest of the field at the halfway stage of the Womens Indian Open 2018 golf tournament here.
2018-10-19
Category: India, Haryana,Sports,Golf
Alonso hints at return to Indy 500
Austin (Texas), Oct 19 (IANS) Formula One driver Fernando Alonso (McLaren) said that while he has not made any plans for 2019, he is open to taking part again in the Indianapolis 500.
2018-10-19
Category: International, United States,Sports,Motorsports
I'm not sure he's alive: Missing Interpol ex-chief's wife
Paris, Oct 19 (IANS) The wife of former Interpol chief Meng Hongwei, who vanished into police custody after returning to China in September, has said that she isn't sure her husband is still alive.
2018-10-19
Category: International, France,Politics,Defence/Security,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diplomacy
On verge of 5th F1 title, Hamilton vows no let-up ahead of US GP
Austin (Texas), Oct 19 (IANS) Lewis Hamilton said here that the Mercedes team remains as focused as ever on winning races and will not relax even though he has virtually wrapped up a fifth Formula One driver's title.
2018-10-19
Category: International, United States,Sports,Other Sports
Russia, Argentina, IOC shine at end of Youth Olympics
Buenos Aires, Oct 19 (IANS) Russia as leader of the medal table with 59, Argentina which impressed with the organisation and also garnered 26 medals, and the International Olympic Committee (IOC), which innovated with new sports, were the top winners of the third edition of the Youth Olympic Games.
2018-10-19
Category: International, Costa Rica,Sports,Other Sports
Manchester United's Shaw signs contract extension until 2023
London, Oct 19 (IANS) Manchester United's English left-back Luke Shaw has signed a contract extension until 2023, the English Premier League club have announced.
2018-10-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Goa government flip flops on change of Parrikar's leadership
Panaji, Oct 19 (IANS) In yet another flip flop over the issue of leadership change in Goa, Power Minister Nilesh Cabral on Friday ruled out any alternative toailing Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar.
2018-10-19
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Swami Paripoornananda joins BJP
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Swami Paripoornananda, a seer from Sree Peetham in Andhra Pradesh, on Friday joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the presence of its President Amit Shah.
2018-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Religion
Kovind, Modi attend 'Ravan Dahan' at Ramlila Maidan
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday attended the celebratory burning of Ravan's effigy on the occasion of 'Vijaya Dashmi' at the Ramlila Maidan here.
2018-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Religion
Victory parade marks grand finale of Mysuru Dussehra
Mysuru, Oct 19 (IANS) The much-awaited victory parade took off on Friday, the final day of 10-day Dussehra in Karnataka's cultural capital Mysuru amid pomp and grandeur and lakhs of visitors from across the country.
2018-10-19
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Religion
New tool can track your alertness at work
New York, Oct 19 (IANS) To track level of alertness during work, a team of researchers has developed a tool that tracks alertness by measuring pupil size, captured through a burst of photographs taken every time users unlock their smartphones.
2018-10-19
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
Onion prices to fall: Government
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) With onion prices going up during the festival season, the government on Friday said fresh supplies from Karnataka will increase its availability in a week's time bringing down the prices to "moderate" level.
2018-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Novel method to deliver drugs to the brain
New York, Oct 19 (IANS) Researchers have discovered a potentially new approach to deliver therapeutics more effectively to the brain.
2018-10-19
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Equity indices slip on global cues; Sensex down over 460 points (Roundup)
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) Broadly negative global markets, along with outflow of foreign funds and a marginal rise in crude oil prices, dragged the key domestic equity indices into the red on Friday.
2018-10-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Rahul, Sonia meet Sri Lankan PM
New Delhi Oct 19 (IANS) Congress President Rahul Gandhi and UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi and former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday held talks with Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe here.
2018-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Diplomacy
Inflammatory bowel disease ups death risk: Study
London, Oct 19 (IANS) Children who develop inflammatory bowel disease -- ulcerative colitis or Crohn's disease -- are at an increased risk of death, both in childhood and later in life, according to a new study.
2018-10-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
2 killed in Germany shootout
Berlin, Oct 19 (IANS) A shootout in a German town on Friday left two people dead and two police officers injured, authorities said.
2018-10-19
Category: International, Germany,Defence/Security,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Petrol, diesel prices down for second consecutive day
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) In a Dussehra relief for consumers, state-run oil marketing companies (OMCs) cut the prices of key domestic transportation fuels -- petrol and diesel -- for the second consecutive day on Friday.
2018-10-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Disagreement on Irish border can sink talks: Top EU official
Paris, Oct 19 (IANS) The EU's chief Brexit negotiator on Friday said a lack of consensus on how to maintain a soft border between the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland could torpedo any future deal between the entities.
2018-10-19
Category: International, France,Politics,Business/Economy,Diplomacy
Sabarimala board to submit report to SC
Sabarimala/Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 19 (IANS) The custodian of the Sabarimala temple, Travancore Devasom Board (TDB), has decided to submit a detailed report about the happenings in and around the temple both to the Supreme Court and the Kerala High Court.
2018-10-19
Category: India, Kerala,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion
Khashoggi case: Turkey denies sharing recordings with US
Istanbul, Oct 19 (IANS) Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu on Friday said that the government did not share with the US recordings of the alleged brutal torture and murder of Saudi Arabian journalist Jamal Khashoggi who disappeared after entering his country's consulate here earlier in the month.
2018-10-19
Category: International, Turkey,Media,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diplomacy
'Gods', 'goddesses' arrive at Kullu Dussehra
Shimla, Oct 19 (IANS) Over 200 'gods and goddesses' assembled in Himachal Pradesh's Kullu town for the week-long Kullu Dussehra festivities that began on Friday.
2018-10-19
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Religion,Art/Culture/Books
Girls who play video games more likely to pursue science degrees
London, Oct 19 (IANS) Girls who play video games are three times more likely to pursue physical science, technology, engineering or maths (PSTEM) degrees compared to their non-gaming counterparts, says a new study.
2018-10-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Science/Tech,Education
Marquez, Dovizioso withdraw from 2nd free practice for Japan GP
Motegi (Japan), Oct 19 (IANS) Marc Marquez of Spain and Italy's Andrea Dovizioso decided not to take part in Friday's second free practice session ahead of the Japanese Grand Prix due to unfavourable track conditions.
2018-10-19
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Motorsports
Two women forced to return from Sabarimala temple after protests (Third Lead)
Sabarimala (Kerala), Oct 19 (IANS) Frenzied protests and threats to close down the temple forced two women to return from Sabarimala on the third day of unrest on Friday as Kerala Police declined to escort a third woman to the hill shrine.
2018-10-19
Category: India, Kerala,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Religion,Crime/Disaster/Accident
'Widows' to close Mumbai film fest
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) The 20th edition of the Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival with Star will bid goodbye with Steve McQueen's directorial "Widows", which will close the festival next month.
2018-10-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Kendall Jenner raises concerns over celebs' privacy
Los Angeles, Oct 19 (IANS) Reality TV personality and model Kendall Jenner has slammed media outlets and the paparazzi for revealing her house's location in public.
2018-10-19
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
3 killed in blast at Afghan poll candidate's office
Mazar-e-Sharif, Oct 19 (IANS) At least three people were killed on Friday in a blast targeting the office of a female parliamentary candidate in Afghanistan's Balkh province, the police said.
2018-10-19
Category: International, Afghanistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Mysuru titular queen's mother passes away
Mysuru (Karnataka), Oct 19 (IANS) Putta Chinnammanni, mother of Mysuru's titular queen, Pramoda Devi Wodiyar, passed away early on Friday, an official said. She was 98.
2018-10-19
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Copenhagen to host C40 Mayors Summit
Copenhagen, Oct 19 (IANS) Lord Mayor of Copenhagen Frank Jensen on Friday announced to host the C40 Mayors Summit in October 2019.
2018-10-19
Category: International, Denmark,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
Turkey to host Syria summit with Russia, Germany, France
Istanbul, Oct 19 (IANS) Top political leaders from Turkey, France, Russia and Germany are set to meet here later this month in a bid to find a solution to the seven-year conflict in Syria, it was announced here on Friday.
2018-10-19
Category: International, Turkey,Politics,Terrorism,Diplomacy
Chhattisgarh polls: Ajit Jogi will not contest
Raipur, Oct 19 (IANS) Former Chhattisgarh chief minister and leader of Janata Congress (J) Ajit Jogi will not be contesting in the forthcoming state Assembly elections, he said on Friday.
2018-10-19
Category: India, Uttarakhand ,National,Politics
KWAN founder attempts suicide after #MeToo allegations
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) KWAN Entertainment founder Anirban Das Blah, a popular Bollywood celebrity manager who has been accused of sexual misconduct, reportedly tried to end his life early on Friday but was saved at the last minute, police said.
2018-10-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Crime/Disaster/Accident
China's ex-Internet watchdog chief pleads guilty to taking bribes
Beijing, Oct 19 (IANS) A former head of the Cyberspace Administration of China, responsible for Internet censorship in the country, pleaded guilty on Friday to receiving $32 million yuan ($4.6 million) in bribes, the state-owned Global Times newspaper reported.
2018-10-19
Category: International, China,Immigration/Law/Rights,Technology,Crime/Disaster/Accident
China's economic growth slumps to lowest since 2009
Beijing, Oct 19 (IANS) China's economic growth slumped to its lowest since 2009 as it grew by 6.5 per cent in the third quarter from a year earlier.
2018-10-19
Category: International, China,Politics,Diplomacy,Business/Economy
Dileep removed from AMMA: Mohanlal
Kochi, Oct 19 (IANS) Senior actor Dileep, who was named in a Malayalam actress kidnapping case, was on Friday removed from the Association of Malayalam Movie Artists, its chief Mohanlal said.
2018-10-19
Category: India, Kerala,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Cinema/Showbiz,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Modi attends closing function of Saibaba samadhi centenary
Ahmednagar (Maharashtra), Oct 19 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday attended the closing function of the Saibaba samadhi centenary and performed the ground-breaking ceremony to launch various developmental works.
2018-10-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics,Religion
Neha Kakkar thrilled with film version of her 'La la la' single
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) Singer Neha Kakkar says she is thrilled that her hit single "La la la" has been included in the soundtrack of the film "Baazaar", which stars Saif Ali Khan.
2018-10-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Pacer Khaleel has his eyes set on World Cup berth
Guwahati, Oct 19 (IANS) India's left-arm pacer Khaleel Ahmed has his eyes on making the 2019 cricket World Cup squad and wants to impress the team management in the series against the West Indies.
2018-10-19
Category: India, Assam,Sports,Cricket
Superflares from red dwarfs may affect habitability of planets
Washington, Oct 19 (IANS) Using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope, astronomers have found that violent outbursts, or superflares, from red dwarf stars could affect the habitability of any planets orbiting it.
2018-10-19
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
IOC chief Bach hails 'fantastic' Buenos Aires Youth Olympics
Buenos Aires, Oct 19 (IANS) International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach hailed "a really fantastic Youth Olympic Games" as Buenos Aires 2018 officially came to an end.
2018-10-19
Category: International, Costa Rica,Sports,Other Sports
Sensex, Nifty50 slide on Asian cues, oil prices
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) Broadly negative Asian markets, along with a marginal rise in global crude oil prices, dragged the key domestic equity indices into the red on Friday.
2018-10-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Mourinho returns to Stamford Bridge for vital EPL clash
London, Oct 19 (IANS) All eyes will be on Stamford Bridge on Saturday when Jose Mourinho returns to face the club he managed twice in his career.
2018-10-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Will try to make one movie a year: Prashant Ingole
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Prashant Ingole, known for contributing to Bollywood movies like "Mary Kom" and "Bajirao Mastani" as a lyricist, has made his directorial debut with the short film "Budh" (Awakening). He says he will try to make at least one movie every year.
2018-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
British-Pakistani cleric released from jail
London, Oct 19 (IANS) Radical preacher Anjem Choudary was released from prison on Friday after serving half of his sentence for urging support to the militant Islamic State group and pledging allegiance to it.
2018-10-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion,Terrorism,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Smoking marijuana may increase stroke risk
Toronto, Oct 19 (IANS) If you are smoking marijuana then you are at an increased risk of developing cerebrovascular effects of cannabinoids or stroke, a new study has found.
2018-10-19
Category: International, Canada,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
Aerobic exercises may help reduce depression
London, Oct 19 (IANS) Supervised aerobic exercises have large antidepressant treatment effects for patients with major depression, an analysis of randomised controlled clinical trials suggests.
2018-10-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
Big B to pay off loans of over 850 UP farmers
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) Bollywood icon Amitabh Bachchan says over 850 farmers from Uttar Pradesh have been identified, and their loans to the tune of Rs 5.5 crore will be taken care of.
2018-10-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Politics
Saudis may blame intelligence official for Khashoggi killing: Post
Istanbul, Oct 19 (IANS) The rulers of Saudi Arabia are considering blaming a top intelligence official close to Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman for the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, the Washington Post reported.
2018-10-19
Category: International, Turkey,Media,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diplomacy
NASA calls for science payloads for delivery to Moon
Washington, Oct 19 (IANS) In line with its plan to conduct more research on the Moon's surface ahead of a human return, NASA has issued a call for science instruments and technology payloads that will fly on commercial lunar landers as early as next year or 2020.
2018-10-19
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
Chinese typewriter exhibition held in New York
New York, Oct 19 (IANS) An exhibition featuring Chinese typewriters and processors opened in New York city, offering unprecedented insight into the still-transforming history of one of the world's oldest living languages.
2018-10-19
Category: International, United States,Art/Culture/Books,Human Interest/Society
Class 9 student gang raped, attempts suicide
Patna, Oct 19 (IANS) A gang-raped Class 9 student was seriously injured on Friday after she leapt from a building and landed on high voltage wire in Bihar's Lakhisarai district, triggering mob violence, police said.
2018-10-19
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
DMDK appoints party leader's wife as Treasurer
Chennai, Oct 19 (IANS) The DMDK on Friday appointed party leader actor-turned-politician A. Vijayakant's wife Premalatha as its Treasurer.
2018-10-19
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Elections postponed in Afghanistan's Kandahar after top officials' assassination
Kabul, Oct 19 (IANS) The Afghan government on Friday delayed October 20 parliamentary elections by one week in Kandahar province after the provincial police chief and intelligence chief were assassinated by the Taliban.
2018-10-19
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Always backed filmmakers doing clutter-breaking work: Ayushmann Khuranna
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) His choice of off-beat films with dollops of entertainment has led Ayushmann Khurrana's career to be on a roll with the success of "Bareilly Ki Barfi", "Shubh Mangal Saavdhan", "Andhadhun" and now "Badhaai Ho" back-to-back.
2018-10-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Brazil win futsal gold at Youth Olympics
Buenos Aires, Oct 19 (IANS) Brazil routed Russia 4-1 in the men's futsal final at the 2018 Youth Olympic Games while Egypt stunned hosts Argentina to take the bronze medal.
2018-10-19
Category: International, Costa Rica,Sports,Football
White House blames Democrats after officials' immigration row
Washington, Oct 19 (IANS) The White House has blamed the Democrats for a heated row between Chief of Staff John Kelly and National Security Advisor John Bolton over immigration.
2018-10-19
Category: International, United States,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
ISL: Hat-trick hero Ogbeche has high hopes for NorthEast
Chennai, Oct 19 (IANS) On a high after scoring a hat-trick during the thrilling 4-3 win over defending champions Chennaiyin FC, NorthEast United forward Bartholomew Ogbeche wants his team to maintain the winning momentum for the rest of the Indian Super League (ISL) season.
2018-10-19
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Football,ISL
My only focus is acting: Tejasswi
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) Actress Tejasswi Prakash says her only focus right now is acting.
2018-10-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Koreas near end of border demining operations
Seoul, Oct 19 (IANS) The two Koreas were wrapping up their demining operations in part of the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) to carry out their plan to disarm the Joint Security Area (JSA) in the buffer zone separating them, a government official said here on Friday.
2018-10-19
Category: International, South Korea,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Karan Johar proud of his 'students' (Movie Snippets)
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) Filmmaker Karan Johar, who launched actors Alia Bhatt, Sidharth Malhotra and Varun Dhawan in Bollywood six years ago with "Student of the Year", says he is proud of how they have shaped up.
2018-10-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Two militants killed in Kashmir
Srinagar, Oct 19 (IANS) Security forces on Friday shot dead two militants on Friday in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla town.
2018-10-19
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
TN Governor should cancel dismissal orders of university staff
Chennai, Oct 19 (IANS) PMK founder S. Ramadoss on Friday urged Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit to cancel the sacking of 42 non-teaching temporary staff of Manonmaniam Sundaranar University.
2018-10-19
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics,Education
Gujarat aims to attract tourists with 'Statue of Unity', world tallest
Kevadia (Gujarat), Oct 19 (IANS) Narendra Modi's home state of Gujarat hopes that the world's tallest statue, that of Sardar Vallabbhai Patel, known as the "Iron Man of India", which the Prime Minister will inaugurate on October 31. will promote tourism through its unique features.
2018-10-19
Category: India, Telangana,National,Human Interest/Society
Trump praises congressman for assaulting reporter
Washington, Oct 19 (IANS) US President Donald Trump has praised Montana Republican Representative Greg Gianforte for assaulting a reporter during his campaign last May and called him "my guy".
2018-10-19
Category: International, United States,Media,Politics
Taliban threatens to disrupt Afghan elections
Kabul, Oct 19 (IANS) The Taliban on Friday threatened to derail the upcoming parliamentary elections in Afghanistan by blocking roads to prevent voters from reaching the polling stations.
2018-10-19
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
Trainee Bihar officer shot dead
Patna, Oct 19 (IANS) A trainee Bihar education officer posted here was shot dead on Friday by unidentified gunmen in Kaimur district, police said.
2018-10-19
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
MSC Cruises orders four deluxe cruise liners
Genova (Italy), Oct 19 (IANS/AKI) Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri said it has signed an agreement with MSC Cruises - the worlds largest privately-owned cruise company - for the construction of four ultra-luxury cruise ships at a cost of over 2 billion euros.
2018-10-19
Category: International, Italy,Technology,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
Modi slams UPA for not building sufficient homes for poor
Ahmednagar (Maharashtra), Oct 19 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday attacked the previous UPA government for not building sufficient homes for the poor.
2018-10-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics,Religion,Business/Economy
RBI eases norms to increase liquidity flow for NBFC sector
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Friday came out with new measures to increase the liquidity flow to non-banking financial companies (NBFCs) and housing finance companies (HFCs).
2018-10-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Twitter releases data linked to Russian, Iranian info campaigns
San Francisco, Oct 19 (IANS) With the goal of improving understanding of how foreign influence campings operate on Twitter, the microblogging site has now released massive datasets of accounts linked to potential influence campaigns originating in Russia and Iran.
2018-10-19
Category: International, Costa Rica,Politics,Defence/Security,Technology
Tesla launches new 'Model 3' with mid-range battery
San Francisco, Oct 19 (IANS) Electric car maker Tesla has announced a version of "Model 3" with a new 'mid-range' battery pack for $45,000 before incentives.
2018-10-19
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Business/Economy
Mark Ruffalo to play twins
Los Angeles, Oct 19 (IANS) Actor Mark Ruffalo will star in and executive produce limited drama series "I Know This Much Is True", which will see him play identical twins.
2018-10-19
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Avani Rai excited about Dharamshala International Film Festival
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Avani Rai, filmmaker and daughter of celebrated photographer Raghu Rai, is excited to screening her debut documentary "Raghu Rai: An Unframed Portrait" at the seventh edition of Dharamshala International Film Festival (DIFF).
2018-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz
Creating cross-border conversations: Documentary sets out to humanise India's borderlands
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) What do pilgrims in Punjab's Dera Baba Nanak feel when faith travels across the border to Gurdwara Kartarpur Sahib in Pakistan through binoculars or a telescope? At a time when borders have mental images as frontiers of cross-fire, illegal crossings and violence, a documentary filmmaker intends to humanise them and create conversations on cross-border relationships.
2018-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,National,Human Interest/Society,IANS Life
Hailee Steinfeld to star in music drama 'Idol'
Los Angeles, Oct 19 (IANS) Actress Hailee Steinfeld will produce and star in musical film "Idol".
2018-10-19
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Jamie Lee Curtis' 'Halloween' to arrive in India on Oct 26
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Jamie Lee Curtis-starrer "Halloween" will hit the theatres in India on October 26.
2018-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Luis Fonsi, Ozuna unveil 'Imposible'
Los Angeles, Oct 19 (IANS) "Despacito" hitmaker Luis Fonsi and singer Ozuna on Friday released the song "Imposible", which is dedicated to women.
2018-10-19
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Post Malone, Swae Lee's song from 'Spider-Man' out
Los Angeles, Oct 19 (IANS) Rappers Post Malone and Swae Lee have dropped a new song titled "Sunflower (Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse)" from the soundtrack of the upcoming film "Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse".
2018-10-19
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Sensex, Nifty50 slide on Asian cues, oil prices
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) Broadly negative Asian markets, along with a marginal rise in global crude oil prices, dragged the key domestic equity indices in the red during the afternoon trade session on Friday.
2018-10-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Set aside apprehensions when you commit to a project: Big B
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) Superstars Amitabh Bachchan and Aamir Khan underwent rigorous action training and learnt sword fighting for the upcoming film "Thugs Of Hindostan". The senior actor says it's best to put aside apprehensions when one commits to a project.
2018-10-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Apple likely to launch iPads, Macs on Oct 30
San Francisco, Oct 19 (IANS) Apple is likely to launch new iPads and Mac computer lineup on October 30 at an event in Brooklyn, the media reported.
2018-10-19
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Business/Economy
#MeToo movement not about male bashing at all: Chitrangada Singh (IANS Interview)
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Chitrangada Singh feels the #MeToo movement is not about bashing men, and not at all a battlefield for genders. The actress says it is about making society safe for all.
2018-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,National,IANS Life
Harry, Meghan go barefoot on Sydney beach
Sydney, Oct 19 (IANS) Britain's Prince Harry and his wife Meghan Markle on Friday ditched their shoes on the iconic Bondi beach as they joined an Australian group raising mental health awareness.
2018-10-19
Category: International, Australia,Politics,Health/Medicine
Khashoggi disappearance: Twitter suspends pro-Saudi bot network
San Francisco, Oct 19 (IANS) With the disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi triggering a heated debate on Twitter, the micro-bloggiing site has pulled down a network of suspected Twitter bots trying the sway opinions in favour of the pro-Saudi stand on the issue, NBC News reported.
2018-10-19
Category: International, Costa Rica,Politics,Technology
Kaspersky ready to comply with India's data localisation norms
Siem Reap (Cambodia), Oct 19 (IANS) As the political narrative in India appears to be tilting in favour of data localisation, Russia-based global cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Lab said it was willing to "adopt and comply" with Indias proposed requirement to store data generated in the country within its borders.
2018-10-19
Category: International, India,Technology,Business/Economy
Social sectors poised to get private debt-capital boost (Comment)
The Global Steering Group for Impact Investments (GSG) launched a billion-dollar India Impact Fund at a summit held in Delhi last week. The fund will focus on providing debt capital to social enterprises in development sectors like finance, health, education and renewable energy.
2018-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Piyush Goyal to receive US university award for rural electrification effort
New York, Oct 19 (IANS) India's Union Minister Piyush Goyal will on Friday receive the prestigious Carnot Prize from the Ivy League University of Pennsylvania in recognition of his work for rural electrification while he held the power and renewable energy portfolios.
2018-10-19
Category: International, United States,Politics,Education,Environment/Wildlife
Modi to launch corporate social responsibility portal
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) platform and address a townhall of IT and electronic manufacturing professionals on October 24.
2018-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Technology
Full Disclosure: Sex, threats and Donald Trump (Book Review)
Book: Full Disclosure; Author: Stormy Daniels; Publisher: St. Martins Press/Pan Macmillan/Pages: 270; Price: Rs 699
2018-10-19
Category: International, India,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,National,Art/Culture/Books
Women skip Sabarimala temple after huge protests
Sabarimala (Kerala), Oct 19 (IANS) Huge protests by hundreds of devotees at the entrance of Sabarimala temple forced the Kerala Police accompanying two women on Friday to call off their journey towards the Lord Ayyappa shrine.
2018-10-19
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics,Religion,Immigration/Law/Rights
Turkish experts search van that allegedly carried Khashoggi's body
Ankara, Oct 19 (IANS) A Turkish daily reported on Friday that forensics experts searched a van that allegedly carried the body of missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi from the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul to the Consul Generals residence.
2018-10-19
Category: International, Turkey,Media,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Mukesh Chhabra suspended as 'Kizie Aur Manny' director
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) Fox Star Studios on Friday suspended Mukesh Chhabra, Bollywood's popular casting agent, from his directorial debut "Kizie Aur Manny" as he has been accused of sexual harassment.
2018-10-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Women skip Sabarimala temple after huge protests
Sabarimala (Kerala), Oct 19 (IANS) Huge protests by hundreds of devotees at the entrance of Sabarimala temple forced the Kerala Police accompanying two women on Friday to call off their journey towards the Lord Ayyappa shrine.
2018-10-19
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics,Religion,Immigration/Law/Rights
Sushant Singh Rajput denies harassment claims
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) Sushant Singh Rajput has been accused of sexual misconduct by his "Kizie Aur Manny" co-star Sanjana Sanghi. In his defence, the actor shared screenshots of their SMS conversation and called it a "smear campaign".
2018-10-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Facebook now has a War Room to fight election interference
San Francisco, Oct 19 (IANS) In line with its efforts to prevent misuse of its platform during elections, Facebook has set up a War Room to reduce the spread of potentially harmful content.
2018-10-19
Category: International, Costa Rica,Politics,Defence/Security,Technology,Business/Economy
50% Americans don't know who owns WhatsApp: Survey
San Francisco, Oct 19 (IANS) It may sound bizarre but nearly 50 per cent of Americans who have used WhatsApp in the last six months have no idea who owns the popular mobile messaging platform.
2018-10-19
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Importance of rehabilitation care post road accident (Medical Notes)
Road traffic accidents have become far more common in the past few decades. Young adults between 19 and 29 are more at risk. According to one estimate, two million people are left with physical disabilities due to accidents.
2018-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Opinion/Commentary,Health/Medicine
Special reads dedicated to women, by women (IANS Books This Weekend)
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Invoke the "Shakti" within you to transform your mind and transcend limits; get inspiration from the life of a female journalist who has exposed 20 lies and misconceptions so far; read an amalgamation of many old-school ideas that come from grandmothers which modern nutrition is trying to catch up with; flick through a book designed specially for women on how to present oneself to maximum effect, in person and online.
2018-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,National,Art/Culture/Books,IANS Life
Malaysian opposition party president faces 45 corruption charges
Kuala Lumpur, Oct 19 (IANS) The president of Malaysia's main opposition party, Ahmad Zahid Hamidi, pleaded not guilty after facing 45 criminal charges in a Kuala Lumpur court on Friday.
2018-10-19
Category: International, Malaysia,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Hollywood stars rally against LGBTQ bullying
Los Angeles, Oct 19 (IANS) Hollywood stars including Adam Lambert, Jimmy Kimmel, Mariah Carey, Alyssa Milano, Laverne Cox, Tyra Banks, Ross Mathews and Kim Petras lent their support to a LGBTQ anti-bullying campaign here.
2018-10-19
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood,Human Interest/Society
Judi Dench joins 'Cats' cast
Los Angeles, Oct 19 (IANS) Oscar-winning actress Judi Dench has come on board for Tom Hooper's film adaptation of the musical "Cats" in the role of Deuteronomy, the ancient cat who presides over the singing felines' Jellicle Ball.
2018-10-19
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Indonesia quake, tsunami: 70 children still remain missing
Jakarta, Oct 19 (IANS) At least 70 children were still reported missing after a devastating earthquake and subsequent tsunami that struck Indonesia's Sulawesi island last month, authorities said on Friday.
2018-10-19
Category: International, Indonesia,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Indians prefer free digital content over paid services: Study
Los Angeles, Oct 19 (IANS) Indians prefer to stream free content offered by the likes of YouTube over paid services like Netlfix and Amazon, according to a study.
2018-10-19
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz
Melbourne cab drivers to sue Uber
Melbourne, Oct 19 (IANS) Taxi drivers here in Australia are planning to sue ridesharing company Uber for $355 million citing damages and "lost profits", media reports said on Friday.
2018-10-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Immigration/Law/Rights,Business/Economy
China's GDP grows 6.7% in first 3 quarters
Beijing, Oct 19 (IANS) China's gross domestic product (GDP) grew 6.7 per cent year on year in the first three quarters of 2018 to about 65.09 trillion yuan ($9 trillion), data from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) showed on Friday.
2018-10-19
Category: International, China,Business/Economy
Mueller's not being pressured to end probe after midterms
Washington, Oct 19 (IANS) US Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein has not given special counsel Robert Mueller a date by which his investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election must be completed, a Justice Department source said.
2018-10-19
Category: International, United States,Politics
'Sandakozhi 2': Violence in the film is fun (Movie Review)
Film: "Sandakozhi 2"; Language: Tamil; Director: N. Linguswamy; Cast: Vishal Krishna, Keerthy Suresh, Rajkiran and Varlaxmi Sarathkumar; Rating; ***1/2
2018-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Whether #MeToo stays or fizzles out, people will be wary: Neena Gupta
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) The most substantial impact of the #MeToo movement, which took off in India following actress Tanushree Dutta's sexual harassment allegations against actor Nana Patekar, is that people now will be wary of engaging in misconduct -- whether or not the movement continues -- says veteran actress Neena Gupta.
2018-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,National,IANS Life
I represent a true 'Bharatiya': Usha Uthup
Jaipur, Oct 19 (IANS) Usha Uthup's husky voice has brought her fame not only in Hindi songs in Bollywood but she is equally famous for singing hit regional songs in Punjabi, Bengali and Marathi. She says she represents a true Indian.
2018-10-19
Category: India, Rajasthan,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Global cues, rupee dent equity indices; Sensex down over 400 points
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) Broadly negative Asian markets, along with a slightly weak rupee and a marginal rise in global crude oil prices dragged the key domestic equity indices in the red during Friday's trade session.
2018-10-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Misty Friday morning in Delhi
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) It was a misty morning in the national capital on Sunday with minimum temperature touching 17.8 degrees Celsius, the season's average.
2018-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Restrictions in Srinagar to prevent protests
Srinagar, Oct 19 (IANS) Authorities imposed restrictions in parts of the city here in Jammu and Kashmir on Friday to prevent a separatist-called protest and maintain law and order, police said.
2018-10-19
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Top apps using Siri Shortcuts to make daily tasks easier: Apple
San Francisco, Oct 19 (IANS) Top apps in Apple Store are increasingly using Siri shortcuts to make everyday tasks easier for their users, the Cupertino-headquartered company said on Friday.
2018-10-19
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Ex-Saudi diplomat 'pivotal' in Khashoggi's apparent killing
Washington, Oct 19 (IANS) Saudi intelligence officer and former diplomat Maher Abdulaziz Mutreb played a "pivotal role" in the apparent assassination of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a source familiar with the Turkish investigation told CNN.
2018-10-19
Category: International, United States,Media,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident
4 militants killed near LoC
Srinagar, Oct 19 (IANS) Four militants were killed by the Army near the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district, military sources said on Friday.
2018-10-19
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Right policy action can help cut emissions: IEA
Paris, Oct 19 (IANS) A global effort to deploy the right energy efficiency policies could, on its own, see greenhouse gas emissions peak quickly and then fall even as the global economy doubles between now and 2040, the IEA's analysis on energy efficiency said on Friday.
2018-10-19
Category: International, France,Environment/Wildlife
100 policemen accompany 2 women to Sabarimala
Sabarimala (Kerala), Oct 19 (IANS) At least 100 policemen were accompanying two women, a journalist and a devotee, towards the Lord Ayyappa temple in Sabarimala on Friday amidst protests.
2018-10-19
Category: India, Kerala,National,Religion,Immigration/Law/Rights,Defence/Security
7 soldiers injured in J&K IED explosion
Srinagar, Oct 19 (IANS) Seven soldiers were injured when militants triggered an improvised explosive device (IED) in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district, police said on Friday.
2018-10-19
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Kareena glad she did 'Veere Di Wedding'
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) Actress Kareena Kapoor Khan says she is happy that she did "Veere Di Wedding", a coming-of-age story about four female friends.
2018-10-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Russia to strengthen coordination with China for common interests: Putin
Sochi (Russia), Oct 19 (IANS) -- Russian President Vladimir Putin has said that his country is ready to further strengthen coordination and cooperation with China to safeguard and promote common interests and global peace and development.
2018-10-19
Category: International, Russian Federation,Diplomacy
Maisie Williams 'petrfied' of friends
Los Angeles, Oct 19 (IANS) "Game of Thrones" fame star Maisie Williams says she feels scared of her friends.
2018-10-19
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood

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