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Amit Shah reached out to spiritual leaders in Haridwar
Haridwar, June 24 (IANS) Ahead of parliamentary elections next year, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah on Sunday sought blessings of top religious organisations here.
2018-06-24
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
Japan hold Senegal 2-2
Yekaterinburg (Russia), June 24 (IANS) Takashi Inui inspired Japan to come back from behind twice to hold Senegal 2-2 in a FIFA World Cup Group H contest at the Ekaterinburg Arena here on Sunday.
2018-06-24
Category: International, Russia,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Buttler's masterclass helps England whitewash Australia
Manchester, June 24 (IANS) Jos Buttler's scintillating unbeaten century helped England whitewash Australia 5-0 as the hosts pipped the visitors by one wicket in the final match of the series at the Old Trafford Cricket Ground here on Sunday.
2018-06-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Perfect Pakistan outplay Kenya in Kabaddi Masters Group A tie
Dubai June 24 (IANS) Pakistan demolished minnows Kenya 43-21 in a Group B match of the Kabaddi Masters at the Al Wasl Sports Club here on Sunday.
2018-06-24
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Other Sports
World Cup: Japan hold Senegal 2-2
Yekaterinburg (Russia), June 24 (IANS) Japan came back from behind twice to hold Senegal 2-2 in a FIFA World Cup Group H contest at the Ekaterinburg Arena here on Sunday.
2018-06-24
Category: International, Russia,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Tigers, Sparx on top at FIBA 3x3 Quest-India qualifiers
Bengaluru, June 24 (IANS) Bengal Tigers representing West Bengal and Ludhiana Sparx from Punjab emerged champions at the FIBA 3x3 Quest-India that concluded at the Sree Kanteerava Stadium here on Sunday.
2018-06-24
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Other Sports
Indigo flight returns to Kolkata after snag
Kolkata, June 24 (IANS) A Bengaluru-bound Indigo flight from Kolkata returned to the NSCBI airport here on Sunday following a crack in the windshield of the aircraft, airport sources said.
2018-06-24
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Business/Economy
Falcons beat Challengers in UTT clash
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Sanil Shetty and Bernadette Szocs hogged the limelight at the Ultimate Table Tennis (UTT) tie at the Thyagaraj Stadium here on Sunday, as they gave defending champions Falcons TTC a big 15-6 victory over Empowerji Challengers.
2018-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
DU second cut-off: SRCC drops 0.25% for Economics, LSR 1% for BA
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Delhi University colleges on Sunday announced their second cut-off lists for admission, with Shri Ram College of Commerce marginally trimming its cut-off by 0.25 points to 98.25 per cent for Economics (Honours).
2018-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
Climate change affecting agriculture in Bihar: CM
Patna, June 24 (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Sunday said climate change has been affecting the state over the years and its impact is visible, with monsoon getting delayed every year and the volume of rain also showing a downward trend.
2018-06-24
Category: India, Bihar,National,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
Shah to meet intellectuals, kin of killed activists in Bengal
Kolkata, June 24 (IANS) BJP President Amit Shah would hold a string of meetings with the party's West Bengal leadership and intellectuals here and would also meet the bereaved families of the three BJP activists allegedly killed recently in Purulia, during his two day visit to the state from June 27, a senior party leader said.
2018-06-24
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
India, Mongolia to cooperate in air connectivity, trade
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) India and Mongolia have agreed to step up cooperation in areas like air connectivity, trade and economic cooperation, energy security, mining and traditional medicine as part of sustained high-level bilateral exchanges, an official statement said on Sunday.
2018-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Business/Economy
First transcatheter heart valve replacement surgery performed in India: Doctors
Hyderabad, June 24 (IANS) Doctors at the Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences (KIMS) here claimed to have performed India's first transcatheter aortic valve replacement surgery on a patient who underwent a failed valve surgery in the past.
2018-06-24
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
10,000 single women write to Prime Minister
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) As many as 10,000 single women from West Bengal, Himachal Pradesh, Telangana, Gujarat, Rajasthan, Jharkhand and Punjab have written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to share their problems on the occasion of the International Widows' Day on Sunday.
2018-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Human Interest/Society
Major obsessed with colleague's wife kills her
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) An Army Major, "obsessed" with his colleague's wife, was on Sunday arrested for killing her by slashing her throat and running his car over her to make it look like an accident.
2018-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Navy Chief visiting Bangladesh
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Navy chief, Admiral Sunil Lanba is on a "goodwill visit" to Bangladesh from June 24 to 29 to consolidate bilateral defence relations and to explore new avenues for naval cooperation, an official statement said on Sunday.
2018-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Emergency turned democracy into constitutional dictatorship: Jaitley
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Union minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday recalled how the Indira Gandhi government had imposed a "phoney Emergency" and "turned democracy into a constitutional dictatorship" about more than 40 years back.
2018-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Cardinal Toppo resigns as Ranchi Archbishop
Ranchi, June 24 (IANS) Cardinal Telopspore P Toppo on Sunday resigned as the Archbishop of Ranchi.
2018-06-24
Category: India, Bihar,National,Religion
Every film has its own destiny: Anil Kapoor on 'Mr. India' sequel
Bangkok, June 24 (IANS) Veteran actor Anil Kapoor, on the fate of a probable "Mr. India" sequel, said it will happen when it has to happen and that Sridevi and Amrish Puri are surely missed.
2018-06-24
Category: International, Thailand,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
World Cup: Uruguay, Russia eye top spot in Group A (Preview)
Samara (Russia), June 24 (IANS) Uruguay and Russia will battle for the top spot in Group A and enter the knockout rounds of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in style when they meet here on Monday.
2018-06-24
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
TN Governor warns DMK against bid to 'overawe' his office; Stalin firm on protest
Chennai, June 24 (IANS) Even as Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit's office on Sunday warned that anybody trying to overawe the Governor will be dealt with sternly, DMK leader M.K. Stalin said their protest against Purohit's visits to districts will continue.
2018-06-24
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
An extra year of education can make you smarter
London, June 24 (IANS) An extra year of schooling may leave students with new knowledge and may lead to a small but noticeable increase to students' IQ, a new study suggests.
2018-06-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
Coric dethrones Federer at Halle Open
Halle (Germany), June 24 (IANS) Croatia's Borna Coric on Sunday claimed the Halle Open title after beating defending champion and world No. 1 Roger Federer of Switzerland 7-6 (8-6), 3-6, 6-2 in the final match, effectively handing the top spot in the ATP ranking back to Spain's Rafael Nadal.
2018-06-24
Category: International, Belgium,Sports,Tennis
Nigeria's Mikel to play against Argentina despite fracture
Yessentuki (Russia), June 24 (IANS) Nigeria captain John Obi Mikel is likely to play in his team's decisive World Cup Group D match against Argentina on Tuesday despite nursing a broken bone in his left hand.
2018-06-24
Category: India, Telangana,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Mohanlal elected new president of Malayalam actors body
Kochi, June 24 (IANS) Malayalam superstar Mohanlal was on Sunday unanimously elected the new President of the Association of Malayalam Movie Actors (AMMA), replacing Innocent, the hugely popular comedian and CPI-M backed Lok Sabha member from Chalakuddy, who was at the helm for the past 18 years.
2018-06-24
Category: India, Kerala,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
World Cup: Kane shines as England thrash Panama 6-1
Nizhny Novgorod (Russia), June 24 (IANS) A hat-trick from Harry Kane helped England thrash Panama 6-1 in the World Cup Group G game here on Sunday.
2018-06-24
Category: India, Telangana,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
India beat Argentina in Champions Trophy clash
Breda (Holland), June 24 (IANS) India defeated Argentina 2-1 to register their second consecutive victory in the Champions Trophy hockey tournament here on Sunday.
2018-06-24
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Hockey
Iran bans import of 1,400 items to support domestic products
Tehran, June 24 (IANS) Iran announced a list of imported goods to be banned in a move to protect domestic products, media reports said on Sunday.
2018-06-24
Category: International, Turkey,Politics,Business/Economy
US Mideast peace plan to be announced soon: Kushner
Ramallah, June 24 (IANS) US President Donald Trump's senior advisor Jared Kushner announced that a US Mideast peace plan would be made public "soon", media reports said on Sunday.
2018-06-24
Category: International, Israel,Politics,Diplomacy
Goods train derails as Maoists remove tracks in Chhattisgarh
Jagdalpur, June 24 (IANS) The engines and 24 wagons of a goods train derailed as suspected Maoists uprooted the tracks in the Kirandul-Visakhapatnam railway section, officials said on Sunday.
2018-06-24
Category: India, Orissa,National,Terrorism,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Train rams against guard rails in Bengal
Kolkata, June 24 (IANS) Passengers in a local train in West Bengal's Nadia district had a narrow escape on Sunday as it rammed against the guard rails after the driver lost control due to a disturbance caused by a mentally unstable person, an Eastern Railway spokesperson said.
2018-06-24
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Monsoon gains momentum in West Bengal, heavy rains for two days
Kolkata, June 24 (IANS) The monsoon has gained momentum in West Bengal, with the weatherman on Sunday forecasting extreme heavy rainfall in some areas of north Bengal over the next two days.
2018-06-24
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Environment/Wildlife
Rahul congratulates Chennai lad for becoming second youngest GM
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Sunday congratulated 12-year-old Chennai boy R. Praggnanandhaah, who became the world's second-youngest Grandmaster, terming it "an incredible achievement".
2018-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Sports
CPI-M accuses BJP of 'playing with emotive issues' in Assam
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Alleging authorities bias in compiling the national register of citizens (NRC) in Assam, the CPI-M on Sunday accused the ruling BJP of "playing with emotive issues" in the state for electoral gains.
2018-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
Telangana CM hints at early polls
Hyderabad, June 24 (IANS) Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao on Sunday said he was ready to go for early elections and dared the opposition to face the same.
2018-06-24
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Youth injured in J&K clash on Friday succumbs
Srinagar, June 24 (IANS) A youth, injured in clashes with the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag district on Friday, succumbed in a hospital here on Sunday, police said.
2018-06-24
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
South Korea captain to miss Germany match with calf injury
Saint Petersburg, June 24 (IANS) South Korea on Sunday confirmed that their captain Ki Sung-yueng will not be able to play in their final group stage match against Germany at the 2018 FIFA World Cup due to injury.
2018-06-24
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
World Cup: Kane shines as England overwhelm Panama
Nizhny Novgorod, June 24 (IANS) England thrashed Panama 6-1 in a Group G clash of the FIFA World Cup here on Sunday.
2018-06-24
Category: India, Telangana,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
One arrested in BJP youth activist's killing in Bengal
Kolkata, June 24 (IANS) One person was arrested in West Bengal's Purulia district on Sunday for his alleged involvement in the killing of local BJP activist Trilochan Mahato, a senior CID officer said.
2018-06-24
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Golfer Choi wins Korea Open
Cheonan (South Korea), June 24 (IANS) South Koreas Minchel Choi held off the challenge of compatriot Sanghyun Park by sinking a birdie on the last hole to win the Korea Open Golf Championship by two shots here on Sunday.
2018-06-24
Category: India, Telangana,Sports,Golf
Chess: Chennai's Praggnanandhaa comes second in Gredine Open
Chennai, June 24 (IANS) Chennai boy and world's second youngest chess Grand Master (GM) -- R.Praggnanandhaa on Sunday won the final round against Dutch GM Roeland Pruijssers and finished second in the 4th Gredine Open held in Italy.
2018-06-24
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Other Sports
Datta, Balu shine at national racing tourney
Coimbatore, June 24 (IANS) Ashwin Datta (MRF F1600) and veteran Arjun Balu (Indian Touring Cars) hogged the limelight as the second round of the Indian National Racing Championship concluded at the Kari Motor Speedway here on Sunday.
2018-06-24
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Motorsports
Russia aim to top Group A, says head coach
Samara (Russia), June 24 (IANS) Russia aims to reach the knockout stages of the 2018 FIFA World Cup by finishing at the top of Group A, head coach Stanislav Cherchesov said on Sunday.
2018-06-24
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Globe needs action to reverse climate impact: GEF chief
Da Nang (Vietnam), June 24 (IANS) The world was urged on Sunday to take urgent action to reverse deterioration of the global environment at the opening of the 54th Global Environment Facility (GEF) council meeting in this Vietnamese port city.
2018-06-24
Category: International, India,Environment/Wildlife
Ministry brings 16 more steel products under Quality Control
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) In a move to ensure a total quality regime in the steel sector, the Steel Ministry has brought 16 additional steel products under the purview of the Quality Control Order (QCO), according to an official announcement on Sunday.
2018-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Supermassive stars may have been born amid globular clusters
London, June 24 (IANS) Astronomers have proposed a new theory that attempts to explain the existence of peculiar chemical elements in ancient clusters of stars called globular clusters.
2018-06-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Science/Tech
Two militants, one civilian killed in Kashmir
Srinagar, June 24 (IANS) Two Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) militants were killed while another surrendered in a gunfight on Sunday in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam district where a civilian was killed and 10 others injured in subsequent street protests.
2018-06-24
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Team needs to dig deep against Nigeria: Biglia
Moscow, June 24 (IANS) Argentina midfielder Lucas Biglia on Sunday said that each member of the team needs to dig deep and put in that extra effort for which they are known, if the team is to avoid elimination from the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.
2018-06-24
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
GST victory of integrity, celebration of honesty, says Modi (Roundup)
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that information technology has replaced the 'Inspector Raj' under the Goods and Services Tax (GST), as he termed the first year of the indirect tax regime as a "victory of integrity, celebration of honesty and a symbol of cooperative federalism".
2018-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy
World Cup: Egypt, Saudis play for pride (Preview)
Volgograd (Russia), June 24 (IANS) Both Egypt and Saudi Arabia will aim to exit the 2018 FIFA World Cup with a win when they meet in their final Group A match here on Monday.
2018-06-24
Category: International, Russia,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Iran coach sees Portugal as greatest challenge ever
Tehran, June 24 (IANS) Iran's national football team coach Carlos Queiroz said their upcoming FIFA World Cup match against Portugal is his greatest challenge ever in his seven-year spell in Iran, Tehran Times daily reported on Sunday.
2018-06-24
Category: International, Turkey,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Gold worth Rs 31 lakh seized at Odisha airport
Bhubaneswar, June 24 (IANS) One kg of gold worth Rs 31 lakh was seized by the Air Intelligence Unit of Customs at the Biju Patnaik International Airport here on Sunday, officials said.
2018-06-24
Category: India, Orissa,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Defence/Security,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Legends of Barcelona, Mohun Bagan to clash in Kolkata
Kolkata, June 24 (IANS) Dutch legends Patrick Kluivert and Frank de Boer would be among a host of world cuppers expected to be seen in action as former stars of Spanish giant FC Barcelona clash with Mohun Bagan here on September 28, the organisers said on Sunday.
2018-06-24
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
BJP move can create more instability in J&K: CPI-M
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) The CPI-M said on Sunday that the BJP's decision to end support to the PDP can create greater political instability in Jammu and Kashmir and also appeared aimed at sharpening communal polarization ahead of the next Lok Sabha polls.
2018-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Media bodies seek action against J&K MLA for threatening press
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Media organisations on Sunday demanded strict action against Jammu and Kashmir BJP MLA Choudhary Lal Singh over his "threatening and intimidating" remarks directed at journalists in the Valley.
2018-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Major held for colleague's wife's murder
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) An Army Major was arrested on Sunday for his alleged role in the murder of his colleague's wife whose body was found with her throat slit on a road in Delhi Cantonment, police said.
2018-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security
'Galti se mistake' choreographer makes Remo D'Souza dance
Bangkok, June 24 (IANS) Ruel Dausan Varindani, who won the Best Choreography honour for "Galti se mistake" at the IIFA Awards here, says it was fun to choreograph Remo D'Souza's dance moves in "Boo Yaa", which will mark the dancer-director's acting debut.
2018-06-24
Category: International, Thailand,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Two LeT militants killed, one surrenders in Kashmir
Srinagar, June 24 (IANS) Two Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) militants were killed while a third one surrendered to security forces on Sunday in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam district.
2018-06-24
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Audience wants more grounded films in Hollywood: Tom Struthers
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) There's no denying the huge fan following that "Batman" and "Superman" films or those from the Marvel Cinematic Universe have. But amidst the craze, the audience is now looking for more grounded films in Hollywood, says action choreographer Tom Struthers.
2018-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Costa Rica looking to exit World Cup with a win
Saint Petersburg, June 24 (IANS) Costa Rica's national team trained on Sunday for their upcoming duel with Switzerland, and are looking to leave the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia with a victory after failing to qualify for the last 16 round.
2018-06-24
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Argentina football chief says team has key chance to win final Group match
Bronnitsy (Russia), June 24 (IANS) Argentine football association President Claudio Tapia said on Sunday that the entire team and coaching staff are committed to making the most of their key final match against Nigeria in Group D of the 2018 FIFA World Cup, which will decide whether Argentina advances to the round of 16.
2018-06-24
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Maradona demands access to Argentina training
Saint Petersburg, June 24 (IANS) Argentine legend Diego Maradona, who led his country to the 1986 World Cup title, has demanded access to the team's training ground in the run-up to their decisive final Group D game against Nigeria.
2018-06-24
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Amala Paul lauds Malayalam film on transgender community
Chennai, June 24 (IANS) Actress Amala Paul has lauded director Ranjith Sankar for taking a road less travelled with his movie "Njan Marykutty", which she says is an important piece on social inclusion of the transgender community.
2018-06-24
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
11 PSB chiefs to appear before Parliamentary panel
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Senior officials of 11 public sector banks (PSBs) will appear before the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Finance on Tuesday on the issue of the banks' massive non-performing assets (NPAs), or bad loans, and increasing number of fraud cases, according to official sources here.
2018-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Iran face herculean task against Portugal's Ronaldo (Preview)
Saransk (Russia), June 24 (IANS) Iran's primary objective will be to stop Christiano Ronaldo from scoring when they take on Portugal in a Group B tie of the FIFA World Cup at the Mordovia Arena here on Monday.
2018-06-24
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
India's tea exports volume likely to grow by 5% despite challenges'
Kolkata, June 24 (IANS) India's tea exports are expected to clock a 5 per cent growth this year in terms of volume, provided shipments to Iran do not get disturbed, said Tea Board Chairman P.K Bezboruah.
2018-06-24
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Business/Economy
India beat Argentina in Champions Trophy clash
Breda (Holland), June 24 (IANS) India defeated Argentina 2-1 to register their second consecutive victory at the Champions Trophy hockey tournament here on Sunday.
2018-06-24
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Hockey
Monsoon in Delhi from June 29: IMD
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Monsoon will hit the national capital anytime between June 29 to July 1, with pre-monsoon activities expected to begin the coming week, bringing a much needed respite for Delhi which is currently reeling under heat wave-like conditions.
2018-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
Law and order has broken down under Modi: CPI-M
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Alleging that there was "a complete breakdown of law and order" under the Modi government, the CPI-M alleged on Sunday that people's constitutional rights were being allowed to be violated with impunity.
2018-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
When Seth Rogen rejected Paul Ryan's selfie request
Los Angeles, June 24 (IANS) Actor Seth Rogen, like most of Hollywood, made his displeasure with the country's current administration and its activities clear, when he denied a photo opportunity to Republican congressional leader Paul Ryan.
2018-06-24
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood,Politics
Manipur collector claims Indian territory encroached upon
Imphal, June 24 (IANS) The Collector of a Manipur district bordering Myanmar on Sunday said a part of Indian territory has been encroached upon and he has refused to sign a Survey of India report certifying the location of the pillars demarcating the border.
2018-06-24
Category: India, Manipur,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Diplomacy
This could be my last World Cup: Pogba
Moscow, June 24 (IANS) France midfielder Paul Pogba says the current World Cup in Russia could be his last despite only being 25 years old.
2018-06-24
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Gurbux for hockey to be named National Game
Kolkata, June 24 (IANS) Olympic gold medallist and former India captain Gurbux Singh feels hockey should be 'immediately' given National Game status and the legendary Dhyan Chand conferred a much-delayed Bharat Ratna.
2018-06-24
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Hockey
Siril Verma, Ashmita Chaliha on top at national badminton tourney
Hyderabad, June 24 (IANS) Siril Verma and Ashmita Chaliha overcame stiff competition from their respective opponents to finish on top of the podium at the Yonex Sunrise All India Senior Ranking Badminton Tournament at the Pullela Gopichand Academy here on Sunday.
2018-06-24
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Sports,Badminton
We won't go home easily: Kroos
Moscow, June 24 (IANS) German midfielder Tony Kroos produced one of the most dramatic moments of the 2018 World Cup to date when he scored a 95th minute goal to give his side a 2-1 win over Sweden, keep second round hopes alive.
2018-06-24
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Purohit warns against bid to 'overawe' TN Governor's office
Chennai, June 24 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit's office on Sunday warned that those who try to overawe the Governor will be dealt with sternly as per law.
2018-06-24
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Argentina's Otamendi, Mercado, Biglia return to training
Moscow, June 24 (IANS) Argente defenders Nicolas Otamendi and Gabriel Mercado and midfielder Lucas Biglia rejoined their national team's group training on Sunday while the team celebrated the 31st birthday of captain Lionel Messi under the shadow of a difficult 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.
2018-06-24
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Spain need a convincing win vs Morocco (Preview)
Kaliningrad (Russia), June 24 (IANS) Spain will be eyeing for a point in their final Group B match to see themselves into the knockout stage of the FIFA World Cup 2018 when they take on Morocco at the Kaliningrad Stadium here on Monday.
2018-06-24
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
New interaction therapy shows promise for depression in kids
New York, June 24 (IANS) If your child is depressed, then a therapy-based treatment for disruptive behavioural disorders can be used as an effective treatment option, a new study suggests.
2018-06-24
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Meaning of latest turn in Kashmir lies outside the state (Comment: Special to IANS)
Two policemen leading the mob which ultimately lynched a Muslim in Hapur is, of course, part of familiar communalism which has to be revved upon to a higher pitch in order to prepare the ground for the General Elections in 2019. The animal to be protected is not the cow, but power.
2018-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Opinion/Commentary
Tom Cruise has ideas for new 'Mission Impossible" films
Los Angeles, June 24 (IANS) Actor Tom Cruise has revealed plans for more "Mission Impossible" movies, which will see him playing daredevil Ethan Hunt.
2018-06-24
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Indian boxers clinch nine medals at Ulaanbaatar Cup
Ulaanbaatar, June 24 (IANS) Commonwealth Games silver medallist Mandeep Jangra stamped his authority on the men's Welterweight (69 kilogram) division as the Indian contingent amassed a total of nine medals at the Ulaanbaatar Cup here.
2018-06-24
Category: International, Mongolia,Sports,Other Sports
Suspense over early Argentina exit, commotion over Yo-Yo (Just Sport)
Former champions Uruguay and France are through to the round of 16 in the football World Cup and another champion side Argentina are on the brink of a group-stage exit unless they work out a miracle with other results coming to their rescue.
2018-06-24
Category: India, France,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Cricket,Football
Kabaddi Masters: Confident India eye top spot in Group A (Preview)
Dubai, June 24 (IANS) India will aim to continue their winning momentum and secure the top spot in Group A when they face arch rivals Pakistan in their third match of the Kabaddi Masters at the Al Wasl Sports Club here on Monday.
2018-06-24
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Other Sports
Two LeT militants killed in Kashmir
Srinagar, June 24 (IANS) Two Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) militants were killed on Sunday in a gun battle with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam district, authorities said.
2018-06-24
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
25 injured in Germany building explosion
Berlin, June 24 (IANS) At least 25 people were injured in an explosion that ripped through a building in Germany's Wuppertal city, police said on Sunday.
2018-06-24
Category: International, Germany,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Ranveer's mohawk moment draws Bollywood's attention
Mumbai, June 24 (IANS) A throwback image of Bollywood star Ranveer Singh sporting a funky mohawk hairdo during his childhood, elicited various emotions among his celebrity friends, with Deepika Padukone expressing disbelief with a big "Noooooooo".
2018-06-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Lifestyle/Fashion
Soldier found dead near home in Kashmir
Jammu, June 24 (IANS) A soldier was found dead on Sunday under mysterious circumstances near his home in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district, police said.
2018-06-24
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security
Philippines LGBT church holds mass wedding for same-sex couples
Manila, June 24 (IANS) A LGBT church in the Philippines' Quezon city on Sunday held a mass wedding for same-sex couples.
2018-06-24
Category: International, Philippines,Religion,Immigration/Law/Rights
4 killed in MP road accident
Bhopal, June 24 (IANS) Four persons were killed and two got severely injured when a car rammed into a stationary truck on Sunday morning in Sihor district of Madhya Pradesh, police said.
2018-06-24
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Berchelt crushes Barros, retains WBC belt
Merida (Mexico), June 24 (IANS) Mexico's Miguel Berchelt has retained his WBC super featherweight title after crushing Argentina's Jonathan 'Yoni' Barros in three rounds at Poliforum Zamna.
2018-06-24
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Other Sports
15 killed as tractor falls in Telangana canal
Hyderabad, June 24 (IANS) Fifteen agriculture workers were killed and 15 others injured when a tractor plunged into a canal in Telangana's Yadadri district on Sunday, police said.
2018-06-24
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Brazil's Costa, Danilo to miss last group stage match vs Serbia
Sochi (Russia), June 24 (IANS) Brazil midfielder Douglas Costa and defender Danilo will miss the last group stage match against Serbia as the team need just one point to advance into the last 16 at the ongoing FIFA World Cup 2018.
2018-06-24
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Visit to China instrumental in wide-ranging cooperation: Nepali PM
Kathmandu, June 24 (IANS) Nepali Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli on Sunday said that his recent visit to China was instrumental in enhancing bilateral cooperation between the two countries in wide-ranging areas including cross-border railroad connectivity.
2018-06-24
Category: International, Nepal,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Diplomacy
Vijayan is always anti-Modi: BJP
Thiruvananthapuram, June 24 (IANS) Senior BJP leader O. Rajagopal on Sunday slammed Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan for issuing statements against Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying Vijayan always has anti-Modi feelings.
2018-06-24
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Helen Flanagan gives birth to second child
Glasgow, June 24 (IANS) "Coronation Street" actress Helen Flanagan, who portrays Rosie Webster in the show, has given birth to her second child.
2018-06-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Adele works on her fitness for film role
London, June 24 (IANS) Singer Adele is working towards becoming fitter so that she can try acting in a film.
2018-06-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood,Lifestyle/Fashion
India-Afghanistan cricket match reflected sportsman spirit: Modi
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) The Indian cricket team's gesture of posing with the Afghanistan team after winning a test match in Bengaluru earlier this month reflects the spirit of sportsmanship, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Sunday.
2018-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Sports
Hope more people will practice yoga in future: Modi
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday hailed the way people across the world have embraced the International Day of Yoga celebrated on June 21, and hoped that more and more people will come forward to make the practice a part of their lives.
2018-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Lifestyle/Fashion,Politics
27% youth involved in drug abuse: Himachal CM
Shimla, June 24 (IANS) About 27 per cent youth in Himachal Pradesh are involved in drug abuse and for making the state drug free it is important to take collective steps, Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur said on Sunday.
2018-06-24
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
East India Climate Change conclave begins in Patna
Patna, June 24 (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change Harsh Vardhan jointly inaugurated the two-day East India Climate Change conclave here on Sunday.
2018-06-24
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics,Environment/Wildlife
Mehbooba denies Amit Shah's allegations
Srinagar, June 24 (IANS) Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Sunday denied emphatically that she discriminated against Jammu and Ladakh regions and wondered why none of the BJP ministers spoke about it till now if it was true.
2018-06-24
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
World gathers to tackle climate change challenges
Da Nang (Vietnam), June 24 (IANS) World leaders and officials from over 100 nations, including India, top heads of UN agencies and multilateral financial institutions, scientists and activists gathered in this Vietnamese city on Sunday for the Global Environment Facility's (GEF) Assembly to tackle global climate change challenges.
2018-06-24
Category: International, India,Environment/Wildlife
Alec Baldwin invites Melania Trump to 'SNL'
Los Angeles, June 24 (IANS) Actor Alec Baldwin has extended an invitation to US First Lady Melania Trump to appear on "Saturday Night Live" in the wake of a controversy over a jacket she wore inscribed with the words "I really dont care".
2018-06-24
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood,Politics
Peru's Farfan sent to hospital after head injury
Moscow, June 24 (IANS) Peruvian striker Jefferson Farfan suffered a head injury during a training session and was admitted to a clinic in Moscow where he spent the night, but the tests he has undergone are "favourable", the Peruvian Football Federation (FPF) said.
2018-06-24
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
German team ecstatic after 2-1 win against Sweden
Sochi (Russia), 24 June (IANS) Marco Reus, who scored the first German goal and equalizer against Sweden, was proclaimed the player of the match after Germany beat Sweden 2-1 in Sochi on the second day of Group F.
2018-06-24
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Sevastova advances to third straight Mallorca Open final
Calvia (Spain), June 24 (IANS) Latvia's Anastasija Sevastova defeated Australia's Samantha Stosur 7-6 (7-1), 6-1 to advance to her third straight final at the Mallorca Open, a Wimbledon tune-up event.
2018-06-24
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Tennis
Saudi Arabia's ban on women driving ends officially
Riyadh, June 24 (IANS) Saudi women are now officially allowed to get behind the wheel after a decades-old driving ban was lifted on Sunday.
2018-06-24
Category: International, Saudi Arabia,Immigration/Law/Rights,Lifestyle/Fashion,Human Interest/Society
Auctioning Filmfare trophy was an instinctive thought: Vijay Devarakonda
Mumbai, June 24 (IANS) Telugu film actor Vijay Devarakonda, who has plans to auction the Filmfare Awards trophy that he won for his work in "Arjun Reddy" earlier this month, says it was an instinctive idea to do something good for the people of Andhra Pradesh.
2018-06-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Facebook, Twitter shut accounts without notice: Hezbollah
Beirut, June 24 (IANS) Islamist political party and militant group Hezbollah said its Facebook and Twitter accounts have been terminated without any notice.
2018-06-24
Category: International, Lebanon,Technology,Terrorism,Diplomacy
Major held for colleague's wife's murder
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) An Army Major has been arrested for his alleged role in the murder of his colleague's wife whose body was found with her throat slit on a road in Delhi Cantonment.
2018-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
LGBT pride march celebrates diversity in Guatemala
Guatemala City, June 24 (IANS) Thousands of people took to the streets here for an LGBT pride march, demanding equality and an end to sexual discrimination and homophobia in the South American nation.
2018-06-24
Category: International, Guatemala,Immigration/Law/Rights,Human Interest/Society
Sri Lanka probes death of Pakistani woman on flight
Colombo, June 24 (IANS) Police in Sri Lankan on Sunday launched a probe into the death of a Pakistani woman onboard a flight which arrived here from Singapore, authorities said on Sunday.
2018-06-24
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Polling underway for Turkey elections
Ankara, June 24 (IANS) Polling was underway on Sunday in Turkey's parliamentary and presidential elections where incumbent President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is seeking re-election for a new five-year term which he says will bring prosperity and stability to the country.
2018-06-24
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
GST symbol of cooperative federalism, says Modi
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Hailing the Goods and Services Tax (GST) as "probably the worlds biggest tax reform", Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said its implementation was a celebration of honesty and a symbol of cooperative federalism.
2018-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Business/Economy
Imparting values, and a language, in the US through ancient texts (Diaspora Feature)
Naperville (US), June 24 (IANS) On a Sunday afternoon in Naperville, a Chicago suburb, 30 Indian American students pay close attention while the teacher explains the battle on the tenth day of the Kurukshetra war - in the ancient epic tale of the Mahabharata -- in which Bhismapitamaha is grievously wounded by Arjuna's arrows.
2018-06-24
Category: International, India,Opinion/Commentary,Diaspora,Education
An equal-opportunity school sets a sterling example in social integration (IANS Special Series)
Lucknow, June 24 (IANS) Much before the Indian parliament promulgated the Right to Education Act (RTE) in 2009 that guaranteed education to all a committed local teacher had already pioneered the idea of making school access a reality for hundreds of underprivileged children, irrespective of their social status or economic background.
2018-06-24
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,IANS Special Series,Education,Features
Modi urges people to follow path of peace
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Calling the Jallianwala Bagh massacre an "embarrassment to humanity", Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday urged people to follow the path of "peace and non-violence, renunciation and sacrifice" as "violence and cruelty can never solve any problem".
2018-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Next 'Spider-Man' film titled 'Far From Home'
Los Angeles, June 24 (IANS) Actor Tom Holland has leaked that the next "Spider-Man" is titled "Far From Home".
2018-06-24
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Jai Soni, Rhea Sharma to feature in 'Laal Ishq'
Mumbai, June 24 (IANS) Actors Jai Soni and Rhea Sharma will feature together in an episode of "Laal Ishq", a television series of passionate love stories with a supernatural twist.
2018-06-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Fortunate to pick films with fantastic roles for women: Arjun Kapoor
Bangkok, June 24 (IANS) Having done films like "Ishaqzaade", "2 States" and "Ki & Ka", actor Arjun Kapoor says he feels fortunate to be a part of projects where the women have had strong and fantastic roles.
2018-06-24
Category: International, Thailand,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,National,IANS Life
Abolish Trump camps, says Indian filmmaker Ritesh Batra
New York, June 24 (IANS) Indian filmmaker Ritesh Batra, who has made films in the US, has slammed US President Donald Trump for separating children from their illegal immigrant parents.
2018-06-24
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Politics
Missing Messi fan's body found in Kerala river
Kottayam (Kerala), June 24 (IANS) Two days after he went missing after Croatia whipped Argentina, the body of a 30-year-old Lionel Messi fan was found floating in Meenachil river near Kottayam town in Kerala.
2018-06-24
Category: India, Kerala,National,Sports,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Oceanography satellite to mark 10th year in orbit
Los Angeles, June 24 (IANS) Originally designed for a three-to-five-year mission, an international oceanography satellite that is tracking the rise in global sea level marks its 10th year in orbit this week.
2018-06-24
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech,Environment/Wildlife
Thousands protest in San Diego against family separation policy
San Diego, June 24 (IANS) Thousands marched in protest in the city of San Diego against President Donald Trump's policy of separating children from immigrant parents caught crossing the border illegally.
2018-06-24
Category: International, Costa Rica,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
Modi says Nanak, Kabir stood for social harmony
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday invoked Sant Kabir and Guru Nanak Dev to emphasise the message of social harmony and integrity they preached.
2018-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Religion,Human Interest/Society
Pakistani prisoner returns from India after 11 years
Islamabad, June 24 (IANS) A Pakistani man who mistakenly crossed into India in 2007 and was caught by the Border Security Force (BSF) has returned home after 11 years in detention, a media report said on Sunday.
2018-06-24
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Defence/Security,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Facebook forms team to spot troubles before they arise
San Francisco, June 24 (IANS) Facebook has hired a team of ex-intelligence officers, researchers and media buyers to find the worst possible things that can be done using the platform and to help the company prevent them.
2018-06-24
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Terrorism,Business/Economy,Crime/Disaster/Accident
S.P. Mookerjee laid foundation of Indian industrialization: Modi
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday credited Jan Sangh ideologue Shyama Prasad Mookerjee with laying a solid foundation to India's industrialisation in his capacity as the country's first Industry Minister.
2018-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Pantera drummer, co-founder Vinnie Paul dead
Los Angeles, June 24 (IANS) Heavy metal band Pantera's drummer and co-founder Vinnie Paul is dead, the group announced on Facebook.
2018-06-24
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
'GoT' stars Kit Harington, Rose Leslie get married
Glasgow, June 24 (IANS) "Game of Thrones" stars Rose Leslie and Kit Harington, who played on-screen lovers in the hit show, got married at a church in Aberdeenshire in Scotland.
2018-06-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Ali Zafar files 1 bn defamation suit against Meesha Shafi
Lahore, June 24 (IANS) Actor-singer Ali Zafar has filed a defamation suit in a district court here against singer Meesha Shafi, who accused him of sexual harassment two months ago on social media. The suit claims damages of Rs 1 billion.
2018-06-24
Category: International, Pakistan,Cinema/Showbiz,Immigration/Law/Rights,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Rana Daggubati suffers blood pressure issues
Chennai, June 24 (IANS) Actor Rana Daggubati says he is facing some blood pressure issues which will be fixed soon.
2018-06-24
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
GST is victory of honesty: PM
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) As the Goods and Services Tax (GST) reform is set to complete one year in July, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday dubbed the event as "the victory of honesty".
2018-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Modi flags off new Metro line between Delhi, Haryana
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Calling the Delhi Metro's Green Line to Haryana a "gateway to development", Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday flagged off the Mundka (Delhi)-Bahadurgarh (Haryana) section through video conference.
2018-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy
13 killed as tractor falls in Telangana canal
Hyderabad, June 24 (IANS) At least 13 women agriculture workers were killed and 17 others injured when a tractor plunged into a canal in Telangana's Yadadri district on Sunday, police said.
2018-06-24
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Maintaining consistency of success tough: Anil Kapoor clocks 35 years in showbiz
Mumbai June 24 (IANS) From making his mark as a commercially successful and award-winning actor to giving his children wings to fly high, Anil Kapoor, 61, has aced his reel and real life. The actor, who has clocked 35 years of his showbiz journey, says maintaining the consistency is tougher than dealing with tough times.
2018-06-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,National,IANS Life
Schizophenia, bipolar disorder may be genetic: Study
New York, June 24 (IANS) Scientists have found that some psychiatric disorders like schizophrenia, bipolar disorder may be genetic, whereas neurological disorders like Parkinson's or Alzheimer's, appeared more distinct.
2018-06-24
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Sudha Murty's 'Here, There and Everywhere': Easy to read, heavy on sermonising (Book Review)
Book: Here, There and Everywhere; Author: Sudha Murty; Publisher: Penguin; Pages: 243; Price: Rs. 250
2018-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,National,Art/Culture/Books,IANS Life
Global factors, monsoon's progress to drive equity indices (Market Outlook)
Mumbai, June 24 (IANS) Global factors such as concerns over trade wars and further developments on tariffs, along with the decision of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) to marginally increase oil production, would drive the domestic equity market in the week ahead.
2018-06-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Voting underway for Turkey elections
Ankara, June 24 (IANS) Voting was underway on Sunday in Turkeys parliamentary and presidential elections as President Recep Tayyip Erdogan faces his biggest electoral threat in 15 years of rule.
2018-06-24
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
Bodies of three Andhra students recovered from Krishna river
Vijayawada, June 24 (IANS) Bodies of three out of four engineering students from Andhra Pradesh who were drowned in Krishna river near here on Saturday, were fished out on Sunday, police said.
2018-06-24
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Education
5.2-magnitude quake jolts Hawaii
Honolulu, June 24 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 5.2 on the Richter caused by the continuous eruption of the Kilauea Volcano jolted Hawaii, according to the US Geological Survey.
2018-06-24
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Prince William begins historic Middle East visit
London, June 24 (IANS) Prince William on Sunday began his first official royal visit to Israel and the Palestinian territories in a five-day tour of the Middle East.
2018-06-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics,Diplomacy
New Zealand PM reveals her baby's name
Wellington, June 24 (IANS) New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and her partner Clarke Gayford on Sunday revealed the name of their baby girl, who was born on June 21.
2018-06-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics,Human Interest/Society
Characters from the Past: Historic figures in fiction and those left out (Column: Bookends)
"The whole Earth is the sepulchre of famous men.." observed ancient Greek statesman Pericles in a memorial ceremony, noting that their story doesn't only survive on their gravestones, but "lives on far away..." Nobody knows this better than the writers who focus on or otherwise bring in historical personages into their works, making them feel real than renowned but remote figures from the past.
2018-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,National,Opinion/Commentary,Art/Culture/Books,IANS Life
TB vaccine may help people with Type-1 diabetes
New York, June 24 (IANS) A vaccine primarily used for treating tuberculosis (TB) may be effective in reducing high blood sugar among people with Type - 1 diabetes, results from a clinical trial has revealed.
2018-06-24
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari happy to represent India at BRICS film fest
Mumbai, June 24 (IANS) Director Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari says she is honoured to represent India at the BRICS film festival, to be held in Durban in July.
2018-06-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Diplomacy
Scientists develop stealth sheet to escape infrared cameras
Washington, June 24 (IANS) American researchers have developed a stealth sheet that can help objects and people to hide from infrared cameras, a media report said.
2018-06-24
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
Partly cloudy Sunday in Delhi
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) It was a partly cloudy morning in the national capital on Sunday and is likely to remain so throughout the day, the weather office said.
2018-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
I never planned singing: Iulia Vantur
Bangkok, June 24 (IANS) Romanian TV presenter Iulia Vantur, who has showcased her musical prowess in the latest release "Race 3", says she had never planned singing.
2018-06-24
Category: International, Thailand,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
9 killed in Andhra road accident
Vijayawada, June 24 (IANS) Nine persons were killed and four others injured when a bus hit an auto-rickshaw in Andhra Pradesh's Kurnool district early on Sunday, police said.
2018-06-24
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
US lawmaker seriously injured after accident
Washington, June 24 (IANS) A US lawmaker has been hospitalised with serious injuries following a car accident, the media reported
2018-06-24
Category: International, United States,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Iraq's Sadr-Abadi forge alliance
Baghdad, June 24 (IANS) Iraqs outgoing Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi and radical Shiite cleric Moktada al-Sadr have said they have become political allies in an effort to form a new government in the wake of a widely discredited May elections.
2018-06-24
Category: International, Iraq,Politics
Mini-World Cup launched at UN school
United Nations, June 24 (IANS) While the ongoing 2018 FIFA World Cup is drawing global attention in Russia, qualified youth teams launched a mini-tournament at the UN International School in Manhattan.
2018-06-24
Category: International, United States,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football,Human Interest/Society
US Navy preparing to build migrant detention centres
San Francisco, June 24 (IANS) The US Navy is preparing to build detention centres for tens of thousands of migrants in California, Alabama and Arizona as part of President Donald Trump's "zero tolerance" policy for people caught crossing the southern border illegally.
2018-06-24
Category: International, Costa Rica,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
Toddler shot dead amid Nicaraguan unrest
Managua, June 24 (IANS) A one-year-old boy has become the latest victim of the political unrest roiling in Nicaragua which has already claimed over 155 lives since April, the national police said.
2018-06-24
Category: International, Nicaragua,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Blame myself for my disappearance: Bobby Deol
Bangkok, June 24 (IANS) Actor Bobby Deol who made a comeback in Bollywood after four long years with "Race 3", blames himself for his disappearance from the big screen.
2018-06-24
Category: International, Thailand,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Iran hopes for EU solution to secure interest in n-deal
Tehran, June 24 (IANS) An Iranian senior foreign ministry official has said the European countries will soon offer a package to protect Iran's interest from the 2015 international nuclear deal, the media reported.
2018-06-24
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
Lea Michele has own relationship rules
Los Angeles, June 24 (IANS) "Glee" star Lea Michele says she would have dumped her fiance Zandy Reich if they didn't "travel well together".
2018-06-24
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Canadian PM calls Air India bombing an act of 'malice'
Toronto, June 24 (IANS) Canada remembered the 329 victims of Air India Kanishka Flight 182 which was blown off mid-air on June 23, 1985.
2018-06-24
Category: International, Canada,Politics,Terrorism,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Egypt condemns attack on Zimbabwe president's rally
Cairo, June 24 (IANS) Egypt has condemned the attack on a rally of Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa when he was addressing an electoral campaign, the Egyptian Foreign Ministry said in a statement.
2018-06-24
Category: International, Egypt,Politics
Favouring sanctions against EU countries refusing refugees: Macron
Paris, June 24 (IANS) French President Emmanuel Macron has said he was backing eventual financial sanctions for European countries which refuse to cooperate over the migrant crisis.
2018-06-24
Category: International, France,Politics,Business/Economy,Diplomacy,Immigration/Law/Rights
Demi Lovato finds humour in life
Los Angeles, June 24 (IANS) Singer Demi Lovato says life is "really funny".
2018-06-24
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Saudi's ban on women driving officially ends
Riyadh, June 24 (IANS) Saudi women are officially allowed to get behind the wheel, after a decades-old driving ban was lifted.
2018-06-24
Category: International, Saudi Arabia,Immigration/Law/Rights,Human Interest/Society
Madonna's love letter to female model up for auction
Los Angeles, June 24 (IANS) Singer Madonna was crushing hard on the model she famously kissed in her 1990 "Justify My Love" video, and professed it in a love letter that is now up for auction.
2018-06-24
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
World Cup: Germany beat Sweden 2-1 to stay alive
Sochi, June 24 (IANS) Tony Kroos produced a last gasp winner as Germany revived their campaign with a 2-1 win over Sweden in a Group F match of the FIFA World Cup here.
2018-06-24
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,Football
How to buy right outfit online
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Online shopping has made things easier for many, yet a number of times online shoppers tend to get the wrong outfit or lose a track on how to go about it. For starters get your measurements right, take the help of another individual or go to your tailor, and review and edit our cart before placing the order to really know what you are ordering, suggest experts.
2018-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
EU to offer proposals to protect Iran's interest from n-deal
Tehran, June 24 (IANS) An Iranian senior foreign ministry official has said European countries will soon offer a package to protect Iran's interest from the 2015 international nuclear deal, the media reported.
2018-06-24
Category: International, Turkey,Politics,Diplomacy
XXXTentacion bought homes for family weeks before murder
Los Angele, June 24 (IANS) Rapper XXXTentacion did his best to make sure everyone in his family was well taken care of by buying many of them homes in the months leading up to his murder.
2018-06-24
Category: India, Telangana,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Zimbabwe president survives bomb attack at election rally
Harare, June 24 (IANS) Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa has survived an apparent bomb attack at a rally in the city of Bulawayo.
2018-06-24
Category: International, Zimbabwe,Politics
World Cup: Germany beat Sweden 2-1 to stay alive
Sochi, June 24 (IANS) Tony Kroos produced a last gasp winner as Germany revived their campaign with a 2-1 win over Sweden in a Group F match of the FIFA World Cup here on Saturday.
2018-06-24
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,Football
Tips to keep your furniture ready for this monsoon
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) With the monsoon approaching its imperative that you keep your furniture ready to face the rainy season. Avoid keeping extra hot things directly on the surface and get the solid wood furniture treated with wax, varnish or any other protective and decor coating, suggest experts
2018-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
OPEC, non-OPEC oil producers to jointly boost oil output
Vienna, June 24 (IANS) OPEC and non-OPEC oil producers on Saturday agreed to jointly increase oil production.
2018-06-24
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy
'Bedhab' conveys a beautiful message: Sanjay Kapoor
Mumbai, June 24 (IANS) Actor Sanjay Kapoor, who was last seen on-screen in Netflix film "Lust Stories", has said his forthcoming film "Bedhab" conveys a beautiful message.
2018-06-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Cilic beats Kyrgios at Queen's Club, faces Djokovic in final
London, June 24 (IANS) Croatia's Marin Cilic narrowly defeated Australian Nick Kyrgios 7-6 (7-3), 7-6 (7-4) in Saturday's semi-finals of the Queen's Club Championships and will square off against Novak Djokovic for the title.
2018-06-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
Amarinder assures Jodhpur deteneus on compensation plea
Chandigarh, June 23 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday assured a delegation of Jodhpur detenues of all efforts by his government to persuade the Central government to withdraw its appeal against the court order granting compensation to them.
2018-06-24
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Many irregularities found in rape-accused godman's Rajasthan ashram
Jaipur, June 23 (IANS) Many irregularities were found during the recent visit of the State Women Commission team to the ashram of Daati Maharaj in Pali, its chief said on Saturday.
2018-06-23
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident
World Cup: Mexico pip South Korea in Group F tie
Rostov-on-Don, June 23 (IANS) Son Heung-Min's late goal was not enough as Mexico clinched a narrow 2-1 victory in a Group F tie of the FIFA World Cup 2018 at the Rostov Arena here on Saturday.
2018-06-23
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Infosys starts talks on selling Panaya
Bengaluru, June 23 (IANS) Global software major Infosys initiated the process to sell its Panaya subsidiary, a top company official said on Saturday.
2018-06-23
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Business/Economy
New indigenously-themed bottle for Absolut's India Limited Edition
Sawai Madhopur, June 23 (IANS) Absolut vodka launched its first ever Indian-designed and themed "Absolut India Limited Edition" bottle here on Saturday
2018-06-23
Category: India, Rajasthan,Business/Economy,Art/Culture/Books
India thrash newbies Kenya in Kabaddi Masters
Dubai, June 23 (IANS) India continued their dominance at the Kabaddi Masters as they overpowered Kenya 48-19 in their second Group A match at the Al Wasl Sports Club here on Saturday.
2018-06-23
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
World Cup: Mexico beat South Korea in Group F tie
Rostov-on-Don, June 23 (IANS) Son Heung-Min's late goal was not enough as Mexico clinched a narrow 2-1 victory in a Group F tie of the FIFA World Cup at the Rostov Arena here on Saturday.
2018-06-23
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Senegal can repeat 2002 World Cup success in 2018: Cisse
Yekaterinburg (Russia), June 23 (IANS) Senegal head coach Aliou Cisse said on Saturday that his team could repeat their 2002 FIFA World Cup success at this years tournament in Russia.
2018-06-23
Category: International, Russia,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
UTT: Amalraj, Elizabeta boost Maharashtra United
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Indias Anthony Amalraj and Romanias Elizabeta Samara posted nerve-wracking victories in their respective Ultimate Table Tennis (UTT) matches here on Saturday to lift Maharashtra United from the bottom of the table to the second position.
2018-06-23
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Prem Chopra honoured with living legend award
Kolkata, June 23 (IANS) Veteran Bollywood actor Prem Chopra was on Saturday honoured with the living legend prize at the 25th annual Bharat Nirman awards function here.
2018-06-23
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Hockey,Politics,Cinema/Showbiz
Hamilton wins pole position in French Grand Prix
Le Castellet (France), June 23 (IANS) Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain (Mercedes) on Saturday won the pole position for Sunday's French Grand Prix.
2018-06-23
Category: International, France,Sports,Motorsports
Congress hits back, accuses Amit Shah of shedding crocodile tears
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) The Congress on Saturday hit back at BJP President Amit Shah, accusing him of "shedding crocodile tears" in front of the people of Jammu after he lashed out at the Congress demanding an apology from its chief Rahul Gandhi for "anti-national statements" made by two of its senior leaders.
2018-06-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Kashmir,Politics
Advancing to last-16 possible even if England wins big: Panama coach
Nizhny Novgorod (Russia), June 23 (IANS) Panama coach Dario Gomez said his team could still advance to the knockout stages even if they concede another big defeat in their second FIFA World Cup match against England on Sunday.
2018-06-23
Category: India, Telangana,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Coric advances to Halle Open final as Bautista Agut withdraws
Halle, June 23 (IANS) Croatia's Borna Coric on Saturday advanced to the Halle Open final after his Spanish opponent Roberto Bautista Agut was forced to withdraw due to physical issues.
2018-06-23
Category: International, Belgium,Sports,Tennis
Vazquez respects Kovacic's decision to leave Real Madrid
Krasnodar (Russia), June 23 (IANS) Real Madrid midfielder Lucas Vazquez said Saturday that he respects his teammate Mateo Kovacic's decision to leave the Spanish football club.
2018-06-23
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,Football
Shooter Chain pips Gagan to clinch gold in Rifle 3 position
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) World Cup silver medallist Chain Singh pipped compatriot Gagan Narang to clinch the gold medal in the Rifle 3 position category at the Dr. Karni Singh Shooting Range in the 18th KSS Memorial Shooting Championship here on Saturday.
2018-06-23
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Bottas sets pace in French GP 3rd free practice despite rain
Le Castellet (France), June 23 (IANS) Formula One driver Valtteri Bottas of Finland (Mercedes) set the pace on Saturday in a short and rainy third free practice for the French Grand Prix.
2018-06-23
Category: International, France,Sports,Motorsports
Civilian injured in clashes with security forces in J&K
Srinagar, June 23 (IANS) A civilian was injured on Saturday in clashes with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district, police said.
2018-06-23
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
In poll-bound MP, Modi accuses Congress of spreading lies, ignoring cities (Roundup)
Rajgarh/Indore, June 23 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday made a strong attack on Congress in poll-bound Madhya Pradesh, accusing it of spreading lies about his government, not being concerned about states BIMARU tag and of ignoring urban infrastructure in cities.
2018-06-23
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Haryana makes LED lights mandatory in offices
Chandigarh, June 23 (IANS) The use of LED bulbs and tubelights has been made mandatory in all offices under the Haryana government, an official said on Saturday.
2018-06-23
Category: India, Punjab,National,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
Delhi sweats again on Saturday, respite likely on Monday
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) The national capital on Saturday again suffered under heat wave like conditions, with maximum temperature at 42.4 degrees Celsius, four notches above average. While conditions are expected to be same on Sunday, there are hopes of a respite from Monday, say weather analysts.
2018-06-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Wearing life jackets mandatory in Chilika Lake: Minister
Bhubaneswar, June 23 (IANS) The Odisha government on Saturday decided to make the wearing of life jackets mandatory and install GPS in boats operating in the Chilika lake, Asia's largest brackish water lagoon.
2018-06-23
Category: India, Orissa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Champions Trophy: India humiliate below par Pakistan
Breda (Holland), June 23 (IANS) India thrashed arch-rivals Pakistan 4-0 in the inaugural match of the Champions Trophy hockey tournament here on Saturday.
2018-06-23
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Hockey
Belgium reaches World Cup knockout stage with 5-2 win over Tunisia
Moscow, June 23 (IANS) Belgium forwards Eden Hazard and Romelu Lukaku scored two goals each to help their national team thrash Tunisia 5-2 on Saturday, advancing to the 2018 FIFA World Cup knockout stage.
2018-06-23
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Amid criticism, Goa BJP reposes faith in Parrikar's leadership
Panaji, June 23 (IANS) Under pressure from the Congress over the ailing health of Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, the ruling BJP in Goa on Saturday reinforced its faith in the former Defence Minister's leadership, saying the BJP leader was fully fit and handling the state administration efficiently.
2018-06-23
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics,Health/Medicine
Five Indians enter final, 4 fetch bronze in Ulaanbaatar Cup
Ulaanbaatar, June 23 (IANS) Indian boxers continued to impress in the Ulaanbaatar Cup with Sonia Lather (57kg), Mandeep Jangra (69kg) and Lovlina Borgohain (69kg) advancing to the final of their respective categories even as seasoned Shiva Thapa had to settle for a bronze medal here on Saturday.
2018-06-23
Category: International, Mongolia,Sports,Other Sports
Army chief reviews security in Valley
Srinagar, June 23 (IANS) Army chief, Gen. Bipin Rawat on Saturday reviewed security in the Kashmir Valley, on his first visit after Governor's rule was imposed in the state, a defence official said.
2018-06-23
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security
Modi accuses Congress of ignoring cities
Indore, June 23 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday accused the Congress of ignoring urban infrastructure during its rule, saying that Indian cities were wrecked by traffic jams, power deficits and leaking sewage system and his government had invested heavily to bring up the infrastructure according to 21st century standards.
2018-06-23
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Infosys investors cheer Nilekani's return as Chairman
Bengaluru, June 23 (IANS) Investors of global software major Infosys on Saturday cheered the return of co-founder Nandan M Nilekani as Chairman to steer their firm onward after a turbulent year over governance issues.
2018-06-23
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Business/Economy
His pleas unheard, UP minister himself starts work on road (Lead, correcting para 1)
Lucknow, June 23 (IANS) In a major embarrassment to the BJP government in Uttar Pradesh, senior Cabinet Minister and Suhaildev Bahujan Samaj Party (SBSP) President Om Prakash Rajbhar on Saturday took up labour work for construction work of a road outside his house in Fatehpur Khonda village of Varanasi.
2018-06-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Telangana minor held for raping, blackmailing girl
Hyderabad, June 23 (IANS) A minor boy, who repeatedly raped a minor girl by blackmailing her with the selfie videos of the act, has been taken into custody, police said on Saturday.
2018-06-23
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Panama's Barcenas wants to move forward after nervous World Cup start
Nizhny Novgorod (Russia), June 23 (IANS) Panama midfielder Edgar Barcenas on Saturday said his team wanted to move forward and put its 0-3 loss to Belgium behind it, after what he called a nervous start to their 2018 FIFA World Cup run.
2018-06-23
Category: India, Telangana,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Brazilian club Sao Paulo signs Ecuadorian winger Joao Rojas
Rio de Janeiro, June 23 (IANS) Brazilian-league club Sao Paulo has announced the signing of Ecuadorian winger Joao Rojas, a member of Ecuador's national football team at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.
2018-06-23
Category: International, Brazil,Sports,Football
Thousands march in London demanding new Brexit vote
London, June 23 (IANS) Thousands of demonstrators took to the streets of London on Saturday to demand a second vote on Britains departure from the European Union.
2018-06-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
UAE, US discuss stronger economic cooperation
Washington, June 23 (IANS/WAM) Top US and UAE officials held a meeting here to discuss ways to enhance bilateral cooperation in the economic and trade fields.
2018-06-23
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy,Diplomacy
Gujarat unveils scheme to encourage farmers to use, produce solar power
Gandhinagar, June 23 (IANS) In an attempt to promote solar energy, the Gujarat government on Saturday announced Suryashakti Kisan Yojana (SKY) scheme under which farmers would be encouraged to generate electricity and sell their surplus to power distribution companies.
2018-06-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
Strong show by Indian boxers at Chemistry Cup
Halle (Germany), June 23 (IANS) Gaurav Solanki and Mohammed Hussamuddin won gold in their respective categories as Indian boxers ended up with a rich haul of medals at the Chemistry Cup here on Saturday.
2018-06-23
Category: International, Belgium,Sports,Other Sports
Goa hard-selling unique Sao Joao to promote tourism
Panaji, June 23 (IANS) Tourism authorities in Goa are keen on cashing in on a unique Cathokic festival in which revellers leap into wells, swollen to the brim with the monsoon showers, in honour of St. John the Baptist, who is reckoned to have leapt in his mother's womb on hearing of the arrival of Jesus Christ.
2018-06-23
Category: India, Goa,National,Religion,Art/Culture/Books,Business/Economy
Manoj Sinha lays foundation stone for new electric locoshed in Ghazipur
Varanasi, June 23 (IANS) Keeping in view the electrification of the railway tracks in the eastern part of the country, Minister of State for Railways Manoj Sinha on Saturday laid the foundation stone for a 12-acre air-conditioned electric locoshed in Ghazipur.
2018-06-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Business/Economy
Maharashtra banker demands sex from peasant woman
Buldana (Maharashtra), June 23 (IANS) In an outrageous incident, a branch manager of the public sector Central Bank Of India allegedly demanded sexual favours from a women to clear her loan application, officials said here on Saturday.
2018-06-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Human Interest/Society
VAR may be used in Mexico starting in 2019, soccer's law-making body says
Toluca (Mexico), June 23 (IANS) The technical director of the International Football Association Board, soccer's law-making body, said the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) system could begin to be used in Mexican soccer starting next year.
2018-06-23
Category: International, Mexico,Sports,Football
His pleas unheard, UP minister himself starts work on road
Lucknow, June 23 (IANS) In a major embarrassment to the BJP government in Uttar Pradesh, senior Cabinet Minister and President of the Suhaildev Bahujan Samaj Party (SBSP) Om Prakash Rajbhar on Saturday took up labour work for construction work of a road outside his house in Fatehpur district.
2018-06-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Lal Singh's threat to media shocking, reprehensible: Congress
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Congress on Saturday described the Jammu and Kashmir BJP legislator Lal Singh's threat to media, invoking the murder of Rising Kashmir Editor Shujaat Bukhari, as shocking and reprehensible and questioned if the saffron party leaders "have any knowledge of assassination".
2018-06-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Media,Politics
Vohra reviews arrangements for Amarnath Yatra
Srinagar, June 23 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Governor N.N. Vohra on Saturday reviewed the security arrangements for the forthcoming Amarnath Yatra along south Kashmir's Pahalgam route.
2018-06-23
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Religion,Defence/Security
Infosys Murthy, other co-founders skip AGM again
Bengaluru, June 23 (IANS) For the second consecutive year, Infosys co-founders, including N.R. Narayana Murthy, skipped its 37th Annual General Meeting (AGM) for 2017-18 fiscal here on Saturday.
2018-06-23
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Business/Economy
Four Andhra students washed away in Krishna river
Vijayawada, June 23 (IANS) Four engineering students were missing after one fell into the Krishna river near here on Saturday and three others tried to rescue him but were also washed away, police said.
2018-06-23
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Air India flights delayed to technical hitch
New Delhi/Mumbai, June 23 (IANS) National passenger carrier Air India's operations were impacted on Saturday afternoon as a technical glitch on the computer networks delayed many domestic and international flights.
2018-06-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology,Business/Economy
Congress fund raising to shame Modi to keep Odisha promise: Rahul
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday said that his party has started a fundraising campaign "to shame Prime Minister Narendra Modi for playing a joke on people of Odisha" and not fulfilling his promise of setting up a medical college in Rourkela.
2018-06-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Taunted for dark complexion, woman poisoned party food; 5 die
Raigad (Maharashtra), June 23 (IANS) A young woman, taunted by her relatives for her dark complexion, a broken marriage and lack of cooking ability, poisoned the food served to nearly 120 people at a housewarming party five days ago leaving five dead, Maharashtra Police said on Saturday.
2018-06-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
'Chipko' movement in Delhi to save over 16,000 trees
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) To save about 16,500 fully grown trees from being chopped down in the city, locals and social organisations have come together to hold a campaign on the lines of 'Chipko' movement for tree protection here on Sunday.
2018-06-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Environment/Wildlife
Rahul should apologize for Azad, Soz's statements, demands Amit Shah
Jammu, June 23 (IANS) BJP President Amit Shah on Saturday lashed out at the Congress for what he called anti-national statements made by two of its senior leaders, Ghulam Nabi Azad and Saifuddin Soz, and demanded Congress President Rahul Gandhi should apologize.
2018-06-23
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
NABARD figures misleading: Gujarat DCCBs collected highest average banned notes among states
Mumbai, June 23 (IANS) The National Bank for Agiculture & Rural Development (NABARD) had said in a statement on Friday that demonetised notes presented to district cooperative central banks (DCCBs) in Maharashtra were higher than those deposited in Gujarat, followed by Kerala. This statement, in essence, may be misleading.
2018-06-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics,Business/Economy
World Cup: Belgium trounce Tunisia in high-scoring tie
Moscow, June 23 (IANS) Belgium ensured qualification to the next round with a 5-2 victory over Tunisia in a Group G match of the 2018 FIFA World Cup at the Otkritie Arena here on Saturday.
2018-06-23
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
US Mideast plans doomed to fail: Palestine
Ramallah, June 23 (IANS) Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas' spokesman Nabil Abu Rudeinah said on Saturday that the US Middle East plans that ignore their rights and the establishment of the Palestinian state will lead to a "dead end".
2018-06-23
Category: International, Israel,Politics,Diplomacy
Atletico Madrid's Điguez happy Griezmann has extended contract with club
Krasnodar (Russia), June 23 (IANS) Spain and Atletico Madrid midfielder Saul Điguez said on Saturday it was great news that Atletico forward Antoine Griezmann had extended his contract with the Rojiblancos, adding that he hopes Slovenian goalkeeper Jan Oblak will follow suit.
2018-06-23
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,Football
42,000 Bihar Board answer sheets recovered from scrap dealer
Patna, June 23 (IANS) A Special Investigation Team of the Bihar Police on Saturday recovered 42,000 missing copies of answer sheets of the Bihar School Examination Board (BSEB) Class 10th exam from a scrap dealer's shop and arrested two persons in the connection.
2018-06-23
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Education
Two soldiers killed in road accident in Uttarakhand
Dehradun, June 23 (IANS) Two army personnel were killed on Saturday in Uttarakhand's Rudraprayag district when the car they were traveling in skidded off the road and fell into a deep gorge, police said.
2018-06-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
SpaceX set to launch 15th re-supply mission to ISS
Washington, June 23 (IANS) NASA's commercial cargo provider SpaceX is set to launch its 15th re-supply mission to the International Space Station (ISS) on June 29, the US space agency said.
2018-06-23
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech,Technology
Champions Trophy: India humiliate below par Pakistan
Breda (Holland), June 23 (IANS) India thrashed arch-rivals Pakistan 4-0 in the inaugural match of the Champions Trophy hockey tournament here on Saturday.
2018-06-23
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Hockey
US sends coffins to inter-Korean border for soldiers' remains
Seoul, June 23 (IANS) The US Army on Saturday sent 100 coffins to the inter-Korean border to bring back the remains of American soldiers killed during the Korean War (1950-1953).
2018-06-23
Category: International, South Korea,Politics,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
2 soldiers killed in Pakistan anti-terror operation
Islamabad, June 23 (IANS) At least two soldiers were killed on Saturday in an anti-terror operation in the tribal area of northwestern Pakistan, the Army said.
2018-06-23
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism,Defence/Security
Grenade blast at Ethiopian PM rally kills 1, injures 154
Addis Ababa, June 23 (IANS) A grenade blast at a crowded rally in support of Ethiopia's new reformist Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed on Saturday killed at least one person and injured over 154 others.
2018-06-23
Category: International, Ethiopia,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Goyal 'forced' NABARD to issue statement to hide demonetisation scam: Congress
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) The Congress on Saturday alleged that Finance Minister Piyush Goyal had "forced" NABARD to issue a statement "to hide the demonetisation scam by BJP President Amit Shah" and demanded that audit reports, including those of NABARD, be made public.
2018-06-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Driver dies as car submerges in rainwater
Hyderabad, June 23 (IANS) In a freak incident, a driver sleeping in a car died after the vehicle was submerged in rain water on Saurday, police said.
2018-06-23
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
S.Korean former PM Kim Jong-pil dies at 92
Seoul, June 23 (IANS) Former South Korean Prime Minister Kim Jong-pil died here on Saturday at the age of 92 while being taken to a hospital.
2018-06-23
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
Diabetes in expectant women may up autism risk in children
London, June 23 (IANS) Children born to mothers with diabetes, that is known to complicate pregnancy, are likely to have an increased risk of developing autism spectrum disorder (ASD), claims a new study.
2018-06-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
Federer looking for 10th Halle Open title after reaching final round
Halle (Germany), June 23 (IANS) Defending champion Roger Federer of Switzerland on Saturday defeated United States' Denis Kudla 7-6 (7-1), 7-5 to qualify for his 12th Halle Open final, where he is looking to claim his 10th title at the German tournament.
2018-06-23
Category: International, Belgium,Sports,Tennis
Bigger films give me more visibility: Freddy Daruwala
Mumbai, June 23 (IANS) Bollywood actor Freddy Daruwala, who was last seen in Salman Khan starrer "Race 3", says working in a big budget film gives new actors greater mileage.
2018-06-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
I have always loved adventure sports: Suniel Shetty
Mumbai, June 23 (IANS) Actor Suniel Shetty, who has been appointed the brand ambassador of an upcoming car racing show, says he loves adventure sports.
2018-06-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Sports
Low-cost plastic sensor to monitor brain health developed
London, June 23 (IANS) Researchers have developed a low-cost sensor made from semi-conducting plastic that can be used to diagnose or monitor a wide range of health conditions, such as surgical complications or neuro-degenerative diseases.
2018-06-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Technology,Health/Medicine
Xiaomi aims to raise up to $6.1 bn in Hong Kong IPO
Beijing, June 23 (IANS) Eyeing one of the biggest global stock market debuts in recent years, Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi on Saturday announced details of its initial public offering (IPO) of possibly up to $6.1 billion in Hong Kong and its proposed listing on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited.
2018-06-23
Category: International, China,Technology,Business/Economy
Congress should apologize, act against Azad, Soz: Amit Shah
Jammu, June 23 (IANS) BJP President Amit Shah on Saturday asked the Congress to apologise for the statements of its senior leaders Ghulam Nabi Azad and Saifuddin Soz on Kashmir and dared it to take action against the two leaders.
2018-06-23
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Kashmir,Politics
Yogita Bihani's idea of perfect day out (TV Snippets)
Mumbai, June 23 (IANS) Actress Yogita Bihani says spending few moments of happiness with underprivileged children is the perfect day out for her.
2018-06-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
First satellite to collect space junk set deployed from ISS
London, June 23 (IANS) The first-ever satellite to test possible solutions in cleaning up space junk has been deployed by the International Space Station (ISS) and would soon begin experiments in orbit.
2018-06-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Science/Tech
India summons Pakistani diplomat, lodges strong protest
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) The government on Saturday summoned the Deputy High Commissioner of Pakistan and lodged a strong protest after Indian High Commissioner to Pakistan Ajay Bisaria and other consular officials were stopped from visiting a gurdwara to meet Indian pilgrims despite having necessary permission.
2018-06-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Religion,Diplomacy
Delhi forms committee for wi-fi project
Ne Delhi, June 23 (IANS) The Delhi government has formed an 11-member Specification Committee for its much-awaited project of providing free wi-fi facility at public places across the city.
2018-06-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Technology,Business/Economy
Infosys bets on digital strategy to spur growth
Bengaluru, June 23 (IANS) Riding on strong financial performance and disruptive technologies, global software major Infosys is betting on digital strategy to spur growth in the exciting times, its co-founder and Chairman Nandan M. Nilekani said on Saturday.
2018-06-23
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy
Dera followers among 13 gangsters on Haryana STF's radar
Gurugram, June 23 (IANS) Convicted self-styled godman Gurmeet Ram Rahim's follower Aditya Insan, who carries a reward of Rs 5 lakh on his head, is among 13 dreaded criminals on the radar of Haryana Special Task Force (STF), police said.
2018-06-23
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Constable who threatened to become Maoist sacked
Janjgir-Champa (Chhattisgarh), June 23 (IANS) A police constable has been sacked here after an audio clip of him warning the Sub-Divisional Police Officer (SDOP) that he will turn Maoist went viral.
2018-06-23
Category: India, Chhattisgarh,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Odisha may accord state song status to 'Bande Utkala Janani'
Bhubaneswar, June 23 (IANS) The Odisha government on Saturday said it would take a call on according the state song status to 'Bande Utkala Janani' after studying the policies of neighbouring states.
2018-06-23
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics,Art/Culture/Books
Bhutia felicitates SFA's graduates
Panjim, June 23 (IANS) Former India football captain Bhaichung Bhutia has felicitated graduates from the SESA Football Academy (SFA) at a convocation ceremony here.
2018-06-23
Category: India, Goa,Sports,Football
Pulkit Samrat is in awe of 'Lust Stories' (Movie Snippets)
Mumbai, June 23 (IANS) Actor Pulkit Samrat says he is amazed by the simplified take on complex societal taboos of India in "Lust Stories".
2018-06-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
World Cup: Confident Japan, Senegal in crunch tie (Preview)
Yekaterinburg (Russia), June 23 (IANS) Riding on confidence after victories in their respective opening fixtures, Japan and Senegal will lock horns in their second Group H encounter of the FIFA World Cup 2018 at the Ekaterinburg Arena here on Sunday.
2018-06-23
Category: International, Russia,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Racers Ashwin, Arjun impress in second round of Nationals
Coimbatore, June 23 (IANS) Teenager Ashwin Datta and Arjun Balu delivered standout victories in the MRF F1600 and Indian Touring Cars categories, respectively, to set alight the second round of the MRF MMSC fmsci national racing championship at the Kari Motor Speedway, here on Saturday.
2018-06-23
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Motorsports
Now export videos in square, widescreen formats on Snapchat
San Francisco, June 23 (IANS) Photo-messaging app Snapchat has updated its camera-equipped "Spectacles" that will allow users to export their videos in square or "widescreen" format, other than its signature circular format.
2018-06-23
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Trump's treatment of migrants crime against humanity: Indian-origin Senator
Washington, June 23 (IANS) Indian-origin Senator Kamala Harris has accused the Trump administration of committing "crimes against humanity" after she visited an immigration and detention facility in California and met migrant mothers separated from their children.
2018-06-23
Category: International, United States,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diaspora
Kashmir Editors Guild condemns BJP leader's 'threat' remarks
Srinagar, June 23 (IANS) Kashmir Editors Guild (KEG) on Saturday condemned the statement of former Minister and BJP leader Choudhary Lal Singh who, a day ago, said Kashmiri journalists must be aware of their conduct after the killing of senior journalist Shujaat Bukhari.
2018-06-23
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Media,Politics
Apple promises fix for faulty 'butterfly' keyboards
San Francisco, June 23 (IANS) Apple is offering an extended keyboard service programme to rectify problems with its so-called "butterfly" mechanism built into its keyboards of the recent MacBook and MacBook Pro laptops.
2018-06-23
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Business/Economy
Trinamool used Maoists to vandalise Syama Prasad's bust in March: BJP
Kolkata, June 23 (IANS) A The BJP on Saturday lauded the West Bengal government's decision to observe the death anniversary of Bharatiya Jana Sangh founder Syama Prasad Mookerjee, but accused the ruling Trinamool Congress of using Maoists to vandalise the leader's bust in March.
2018-06-23
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Long haul flights gaining preference amongst Indians: Survey
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Indians today have not only caught onto the travelling bug but have also started opting for long haul flights and long vacations instead of going somewhere near their home or hometowns only, according to a survey.
2018-06-23
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Tiger brought from MP settles down in Odisha
Bhubaneswar, June 23 (IANS) The Royal Bengal tiger, which was translocated from Madhya Pradesh's Kanha Tiger Reserve, has shown all signs of settling down in Odishas' Satkosia sanctuary, an official said on Saturday.
2018-06-23
Category: India, Orissa,National,Environment/Wildlife
Russian Olympic Committee to focus on reinstating Russia in IOC
Moscow, June 23 (IANS) Reinstating Russia in the International Olympic Committee (IOC) will be the main task for the Russian Olympic Committee, its President Stanislav Pozdnyakov has said.
2018-06-23
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,Other Sports
Peru look to exit World Cup with a win against Australia
Moscow, June 23 (IANS) Peru's national football team trained on Saturday at Khimki Stadium here to prepare for their upcoming duel against Australia, where they are looking to leave the 2018 FIFA World Cup with a victory despite having run out of options for qualifying for the round of 16.
2018-06-23
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Infosys bets on digital strategy to spur growth
Bengaluru, June 23 (IANS) Riding on strong financial performance and disruptive technologies, global software major Infosys is betting on digital strategy to spur growth in the exciting times, said its co-founder and Chairman Nandan M. Nilekani on Saturday.
2018-06-23
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy,Technology
England midfielder Alli returns to group training ahead of Panama match
St. Petersburg, June 23 (IANS) England midfielder Dele Alli returned to training with the rest of his team on Saturday, after suffering muscular problems in his thigh during England's 2-1 victory over Tunisia in their opening match of the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
2018-06-23
Category: International, United States,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Congress did not feel insulted with MP's 'Bimaru' tag: Modi
Rajgarh (Madhya Pradesh), June 23 (IANS) Accusing the Congress of not caring for Madhya Pradesh's future and not feeling insulted over the state's earlier "BIMARU" tag, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said BJP has made the state a major participant in the development process of the country.
2018-06-23
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Karman Thandi wins maiden ITF singles title
Hong Kong, June 23 (IANS) Karman Kaur Thandi defeated top seed Jia-Jing Lu in straight sets in the final of the ITF Hong Kong 02A tennis tournament here.
2018-06-23
Category: International, Hong Kong,Sports,Tennis
Air India flights delayed due to technical glitch
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) National passenger carrier Air India's operations were impacted on Saturday afternoon as a technical glitch delayed many domestic and international flights.
2018-06-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Salem-Chennai Expressway to benefit women in China?
Chennai, June 23 (IANS) The benefits of the proposed Salem-Chennai expressway will also be shared by women living in Xi'an, the capital of China's Shaanxi Province, states the project feasibility report submitted by Feedback Infra to the National Highway Authority of India (NHAI).
2018-06-23
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Business/Economy
Himachal gets Rs 1,800 cr for tourism promotion: CM
Shimla, June 23 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government has got approval from the Central government for projects worth Rs 1,800 crore for tourism development, Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur said on Saturday.
2018-06-23
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Myth about 'putting yourself in other's shoe' debunked
New York, June 23 (IANS) Do you believe that putting yourself in someone else's shoe and understanding their point of view will help you know them better? Scientists claim that such an approach may be inaccurate.
2018-06-23
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion,Human Interest/Society
'Decisive intervention' in widow's welfare case, says Prasad
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Union Law and Justice Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Saturday said his ministry will take a "decisive intervention" in a case pending before the Supreme Court concerning the welfare of the widows in the country.
2018-06-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Goyal forced NABARD to issue statement to hide demonetisation scam: Congress
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) The Congress on Saturday alleged Finance Minister Piyush Goyal had "forced" NABARD to issue a statement to hide the demonetisation scam by BJP President Amit Shah and demanded a thorough investigation.
2018-06-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Kosovo-born Shaqiri denies political message in celebratory gesture
Kaliningrad (Russia), June 23 (IANS) Switzerland star Xherdan Shaqiri repeatedly made a gesture that resembled Albanias Eagle after each goal the team scored against Serbia in a Group E clash of the FIFA World Cup at the Kaliningrad Stadium here.
2018-06-23
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Shiv Sena demands action against RBI Governor
Mumbai, June 23 (IANS) The Shiv Sena pounced on the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday, seeking to know "what action the (current) Finance Minister Piyush Goyal has taken against the RBI governor and chiefs of banks" which have been defrauded by big industrialists who have fled the country.
2018-06-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Men can tolerate stress incontinence for years: Study
New York, June 23 (IANS) Men often tolerate stress urinary incontinence (SUI) for more than two years before seeking medical help and one-third put up with it for more than five years, a new study suggests.
2018-06-23
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
CBI to probe two Tripura journalists' killings
Agartala, June 23 (IANS) Responding to the state government's requests, the CBI will probe the killing of two journalists in Tripura last year, Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb said here on Saturday.
2018-06-23
Category: India, Tripura,National,Media,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
World Cup: Confident England aim to build on winning start (Preview)
Repino, June 23 (IANS) Confident England will start as hot favourites against debutants Panama in a Group G FIFA World Cup clash here at the Nizhny Novgorod Stadium on Sunday.
2018-06-23
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Injured Otamendi, Mercado, Biglia miss Argentina group training
Moscow, June 23 (IANS) Argentina defenders Nicolas Otamendi and Gabriel Mercado and midfielder Lucas Biglia were absent from their national team's group training on Saturday due to injuries and did recovery work in the fitness centre.
2018-06-23
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
It's not a major injury: Dhanush
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) After reports about Dhanush getting injured on the sets of "Maari 2" surfaced, the actor-filmmaker-singer took to Twitter on Saturday to update his fans and followers about his health. He says it was not a major injury.
2018-06-23
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
World Cup: Colombia, Poland aim to recover from opening losses (Preview)
Kazan, June 23 (IANS) Smarting from their opening game defeat against Japan, under-pressure Colombia will have their task cut out against wounded Poland in a Group H FIFA World Cup clash here on Sunday.
2018-06-23
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Microsoft brings AI-powered visual search to Bing
San Francisco, June 23 (IANS) Aiming to take on Google's image recognition mobile app, Microsoft has launched a new "visual search" function for Bing which lets users click a picture of something with their mobile phone to search for it online.
2018-06-23
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Business/Economy
Amazon 'FreeTime Unlimited' app for kids now on iOS
San Francisco, June 23 (IANS) Amazon has started rolling out its "FreeTime Unlimited" service that houses collections of television shows, books and movies for children from Disney, Nickelodeon amd more, on iOS devices.
2018-06-23
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Business/Economy
Saudi women all set to get behind the wheel
Riyadh, June 23 (IANS) Saudi Arabia is all set to allow women take control of the steering wheel from Sunday, making it the last country in the world to lift female driving restrictions.
2018-06-23
Category: International, Saudi Arabia,Lifestyle/Fashion,Immigration/Law/Rights,Human Interest/Society
Court summons official in Mulayam's threat to IPS case
Lucknow, June 23 (IANS) In a case pertaining to an alleged telephonic threat by former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mulayam Singh Yadav to senior IPS officer Amitabh Thakur, the Chief Judicial Magistrate (CJM) of Lucknow has now summoned a police officer to apprise it of the steps taken in compliance with its earlier order, officials said on Saturday.
2018-06-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
What pushed Argentina to brink of World Cup elimination?
Moscow, June 23 (IANS) Millions of hearts were broken by the 0-3 defeat of World Cup favourites Argentina in the game facing Croatia at Nizhny Novgorod Stadium on Thursday in Russia.
2018-06-23
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
5 killed in UP road accident
Lucknow, June 23 (IANS) Five persons, including four of a family, were killed and two others injured on Saturday in Uttar Pradesh when their car was hit by a sand-laden truck in Unnao district, police said.
2018-06-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Amid volatility equity indices rise for 5th straight week (Market Review)
Mumbai, June 23 (IANS) Despite volatility and a broadly bearish momentum, the key Indian equity indices rose for the fifth consecutive week, although with marginal gains.
2018-06-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
We are here to test young players, says Iran coach (IANS Interview)
Dubai, June 23 (IANS) Iran coach Gholamreza Mazandarani, who sprung a few surprises by not including their star players for the six-nation Kabaddi Masters Dubai on Saturday said the team is here to check its bench strength and test the youngsters.
2018-06-23
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Other Sports
Astronomers identify nearly 80 exoplanets in record time
Washington, June 23 (IANS) Scientists have discovered nearly 80 new planetary candidates, amid some 50,000 stars, in a record two weeks after the data from the K2 mission's -- the follow-up mission to NASA's Kepler Space Telescope -- was available.
2018-06-23
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
Patanjali objects to Adani's eligibility to bid for Ruchi Soya
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Adani's bid for Ruchi Soya, which is facing insolvency and bankruptcy proceedings, appears to have run into rough weather as Yoga guru Ramdev promoted Patanjali Ayurved has written to the Committee of Creditors (CoC) raising concerns about Adani Wilmar's eligibility to bid for it.
2018-06-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
An achievement to showcase my work without having a godfather: Anupam
Bangkok, June 23 (IANS) He has been in the industry for over three decades and has contributed appeared in over 500 films. Veteran actor Anupam Kher, who started his journey from the north Indian hill town of Shimla and later paved the way for Indian actors internationally, says it is a great achievement for him to showcase his work without a godfather or a film background.
2018-06-23
Category: International, Thailand,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,National,IANS Life
150-mln-yr-old turtle fossil discovered in China
Beijing, June 23 (IANS) A turtle fossil dating back 150 million years to the Jurassic Period has been found in southwest China's Chongqing municipality.
2018-06-23
Category: International, China,Human Interest/Society
Can herpes virus cause Alzheimer's disease?
New York, June 23 (IANS) Scientists have found up to two times higher level of human herpes virus among people with Alzheimer's disease, suggesting the potential role of the viruses in the development of the progressive brain disorder.
2018-06-23
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Haven't quit politics, says Musharraf
Islamabad, June 23 (IANS) A day after resigning as the chairman of the All Pakistan Muslim League (APML), former President Pervez Musharraf said that he has not quit politics.
2018-06-23
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Sonia, Mandeep, Lovlina in final; Shiva grabs bronze at Ulaanbaatar Cup
Ulaanbaatar, June 23 (IANS) Indian boxers continued to impress in the Ulaanbaatar Cup with Sonia Lather (57kg), Mandeep Jangra (69kg) and Lovlina Borgohain (69kg) advancing to the final of their respective categories even as seasoned Shiva Thapa had to settle for the bronze medal in a mixed first session here on Saturday.
2018-06-23
Category: International, Mongolia,Sports,Other Sports
Varun dances with fans on Hindi numbers in Bangkok mall
Bangkok, June 23 (IANS) From "Tan tana tan" to "Badrinath ki dulhania" and "Palat", actor Varun Dhawan danced to his popular tracks at a mall here on Saturday.
2018-06-23
Category: International, Thailand,Cinema/Showbiz
If men can remarry, why can't women: Venkaiah
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Saturday called for a change in mindset towards widows, asking "if a man can remarry, why can't a woman"?
2018-06-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights,Human Interest/Society
Botha to coach Guyana Amazon Warriors in CPL
Georgetown, June 23 (IANS) Former South Africa all-rounder Johan Botha has been appointed head coach of the Guyana Amazon Warriors, the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) franchise has announced.
2018-06-23
Category: International, Virgin Islands, U.s.,Sports,Cricket
TN CM wants Ramanathapuram, Hosur, Neyveli on UDAN air map soon
Chennai, June 23 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami on Saturday requested Civil Aviation Minister Suresh Prabhu to connect Ramanathapuram, Hosur and Neyveli under the UDAN regional connectivity programme.
2018-06-23
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Justin Kluivert leaves Ajax for AS Roma
The Hague, June 23 (IANS) Ajax and AS Roma have reached an agreement on the transfer of 19-year-old winger Justin Kluivert to Italy, both football clubs have announced.
2018-06-23
Category: International, Netherlands,Sports,Football
Anil Kapoor feels blessed to live his dream in showbiz
Mumbai, June 23 (IANS) Actor Anil Kapoor is living his dream every day as part of showbiz, and says he doesn't even remember the life he had before he entered the industry.
2018-06-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Panel suggests 100% foodgrain packaging in jute bags
Kolkata, June 23 (IANS) The Standing Advisory Committee (SAC) has recommended that 100 per cent of foodgrain produced should be packaged in jute for the current year, allowing a dilution of up to 10 per cent at a time and 30 per cent in the year, if jute mills fail to supply the bags within the permissible 30 days, an official said on Saturday.
2018-06-23
Category: India, West Bengal,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
LG Electronics injects $3mn into US-based robot developer
Seoul, June 23 (IANS) LG Electronics Inc. has invested $3 million in US-based Bossa Nova Robotics -- marking the first time the company has injected funds into an overseas robot developer.
2018-06-23
Category: International, South Korea,Technology,Business/Economy
Nick Jonas shows love for Priyanka on social media
Mumbai, June 23 (IANS) Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas have consistently been spotted together, but never confirmed their relationship publicly. But the American singer-songwriter has finally confirmed the status with the actress on social media.
2018-06-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Hollywood
Reddit beta tests 'news' tab in iOS app
San Francisco, June 23 (IANS) Aiming to make it simpler for users to find news on the platform, social news aggregation and discussion website Reddit has begun beta testing for its "news" tab in iOS app, the media reported.
2018-06-23
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Business/Economy
Healthy tea, gourmet jams: Gifts to give with wedding invites
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Ditch the typical sweet boxes which are heavy and unhealthy and replace them with healthy varieties of tea, gourmet jams or gold plated idols of gods alongwith your wedding invites, experts suggest.
2018-06-23
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Farbrace to coach England for T20Is against Australia, India
London, June 23 (IANS) England's assistant coach Paul Farbrace will step up as the coach for the one-off T20 match against Australia at Edgbaston on June 27 and the three T20s against India from July 3-8.
2018-06-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Wireless device to detect heart dysfunction in cancer survivors
New York, June 23 (IANS) Scientists have designed a novel wireless device which may accurately detect heart dysfunction in children who have survived cancer.
2018-06-23
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Latvian tourist murder victim's partner unhappy with probe
Thiruvananthapuram, June 23 (IANS) The partner of a Latvian woman who was raped and murdered in Kerala last month said on Saturday that he was unhappy with the police investigation of the case and was awaiting the outcome of his petition where he has sought a CBI probe.
2018-06-23
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Zee Studios International takes 'Sid & Aya: Not a Love Story' to Singapore
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Zee Studios International will be distributing romantic film "Sid & Aya: Not a Love Story" in Singapore.
2018-06-23
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Hollywood
Veteran Congress leader dead
Jamshedpur/New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Five-time Congress MP and party veteran Bagun Sumbrai died at the age of 94, party leaders said on Saturday.
2018-06-23
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Explosion hits Ethiopian PM rally
Addis Ababa, June 23 (IANS) An explosion hit Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed's rally attended by thousands of people here on Saturday.
2018-06-23
Category: International, Ethiopia,Politics,Terrorism,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Personal hygiene tips for hair, skin
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Live a healthy life, keep yourself happy starting with your own body and then mind. For starters shampoo a maximum of two to three times a week. If you sweat a lot, invest in an alcohol-free and sulfate-free dry shampoo, and cover your mouth while sneezing, coughing and washing your hands frequently to avoid transmitting germs, experts suggest.
2018-06-23
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Dying Afghan refugee moved to Australia after campaign
Canberra, June 23 (IANS) A dying Afghan refugee held in the island nation of Nauru for five years was transferred to Australia after an intense campaign by doctors, medical bodies, the media, members of the public and even members of the Australian Border Force (ABF).
2018-06-23
Category: International, Australia,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Immigration/Law/Rights
Veteran rock climber and mountaineer dead
Kolkata, June 23 (IANS) Veteran rock climber and mountaineer Gautam Kanjilal died of a lung infection at a city hospital here. He was 69.
2018-06-23
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Other Sports
Emma Watson, Chord Overstreet spotted kissing passionately
Los Angeles, June 23 (IANS) Actress Emma Watson and "Glee" star Chord Overstreet were spotted kissing passionately just weeks after breaking up
2018-06-23
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
New York terror attack suspect faces 28 charges
New York, June 23 (IANS) The suspect in one of New York's deadliest terror attack was arraigned on new charges -- six counts of attempted murder in addition to 22 charges filed earlier -- over the 2017 incident that left eight people dead.
2018-06-23
Category: International, United States,Immigration/Law/Rights,Terrorism
Lakmal to lead Sri Lanka in pink-ball Test
Barbados, June 23 (IANS) Sri Lanka Cricket on Saturday named paceman Suranga Lakmal as skipper for the third and final Test against the West Indies that gets underway here late Saturday -- with a pink ball and under lights.
2018-06-23
Category: International, Barbados,Sports,Cricket
Modi in MP to unveil development projects
Bhopal, June 23 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who arrived in the Madhya Pradesh capital on Saturday, is scheduled to inaugurate a number of development projects worth crores of rupees in the poll-bound state during his day-long visit.
2018-06-23
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
Spider-Man's 'Silk,' a Korean-American Superhero, gets her own movie
Los Angeles, June 23 (IANS) A movie is in the works based on the Marvel comic "Silk," which centers on Korean-American superheroine Cindy Moon.
2018-06-23
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Netflix communications chief out over insensitive comments
Los Angeles, June 23 (IANS) Netflix chief communications officer Jonathan Friedland is leaving the company following a controversy over insensitive remarks.
2018-06-23
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Does BJP care about winning hearts and minds in Kashmir? (Column: Political Circus)
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) withdrawing support from the Mehbooba Mufti government in Jammu and Kashmir points to the kind of line which the party intends to follow in the run-up to next year's general election not only in the state but in the country in general.
2018-06-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Kashmir,Politics,Opinion/Commentary
Joe Jackson hospitalized, in final stages of terminal cancer
Los Angeles, June 23 (IANS) Joe Jackson, father of Michael, Janet and the performing family, and architect of The Jackson 5, is in the final stages of terminal cancer, a source close to the situation confirmed to Variety.com.
2018-06-23
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Strong bond among sibling may buffer effects of parental conflict
New York, June 23 (IANS) Children who experience recurrent destructive conflicts between their parents are at a higher risk of developing mental health problems later. However, if they share a strong bond with their sibling it may protect them against the negative effects of parental strife, a new study has found.
2018-06-23
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion
FIFA World Cup: Argentinian keeper Caballero hit hard by his error
Buenos Aires, June 23 (IANS) Argentinia's goalkeeper Wilfredo Caballero has admitted to going through very tough times following his costly mistake in the game against Croatia during the ongoing FIFA World Cup.
2018-06-23
Category: International, Costa Rica,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Schizophrenia behind nearly 12% of suicide cases: Study
Toronto, June 23 (IANS) Nearly 12 per cent of all suicide cases involves a diagnosis of schizophrenia, which affects one's ability to think clearly, finds a study.
2018-06-23
Category: International, Canada,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
FIFA World Cup: Serbia question non-use of VAR
Kaliningrad, June 23 (IANS) Serbian football association vice president Savo Milosevic has questioned why the video assistant referee (VAR) was not used for a penalty appeal during his team's 1-2 World Cup loss to Switzerland here.
2018-06-23
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
FIFA World Cup: Costa Rica disappointed after Brazil defeat
San Jose, June 23 (IANS) Costa Rican fans and media were bitter after their team was eliminated from the 2018 Russia World Cup, after losing 0-2 to Brazil.
2018-06-23
Category: International, Argentina,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
BJP chief Amit Shah in Jammu
Jammu, June 23 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah arrived here in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday to chair a core group meeting of the party.
2018-06-23
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Kerala's 4th international airport at Kannur to open in September
New Delhi/Kannur, June 23 (IANS) Union Minister for Civil Aviation Suresh Prabhu on Saturday, following a meeting with Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, announced the opening of the Kannur International Airport Ltd (KIAL) in September.
2018-06-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Microsoft News for Android, iOS, Windows 10 is here
San Francisco, June 23 (IANS) Joining the likes of Google and Apple, Microsoft has launched Microsoft News -- a news engine that curates articles from across the web and delivers them to the users' Microsoft feed, the media reported.
2018-06-23
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Business/Economy
Calling Rahul jehadi-Maoist sympathiser is absurd: Chidambaram
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Union Minister Arun Jaitley's allegation that "jehadists and Maoists" have earned the sympathy of Congress chief Rahul Gandhi is "laughable and absurd" former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram said on Saturday, adding that the party is "stoutly opposed" to the two groups.
2018-06-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
'Your Time On Facebook' may soon be monitored
San Francisco, June 23 (IANS) Facebook has reportedly introduced a new feature, tentatively titled "Your Time On Facebook", that would provide information about how much time users spent on the platform each day in a week, along with the average time spent on the site per day.
2018-06-23
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Business/Economy
The Importance Of Being Salman Khan (Column: Bollywood Spotlight)
There are basically two kind of actors. Those who get deeply affected by reviews. And those who pretend not to be affected by them.
2018-06-23
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,National,IANS Life
Villains now treated with dignity in Hindi films: Gulshan Grover
Bangkok, June 23 (IANS) Actor Gulshan Grover, who is fondly known as the "bad man" in Bollywood, says with mainstream heroes taking up negative characters, roles of villains in Bollywood is now treated with dignity.
2018-06-23
Category: International, Thailand,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Birds of vibrant feathers: A photographer's abiding romance with the avian world
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Till about seven years ago, birds for photographer Prerna Jain came in various shades of black and grey -- and generally created a lot of noise and a mess. It all changed when she started viewing the avian world through her camera lens and discovered a vast spectrum of colours.
2018-06-23
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,National,Art/Culture/Books,Environment/Wildlife,IANS Life
How Chris Pratt went from homeless stripper to king of box office
Los Angeles, June 23 (IANS) Actor Chris Pratt has come a long way from his days stripping and living in a van to become one of Hollywoods most lovable, and bankable, action stars.
2018-06-23
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Always steel-to-steel match against Croatia: Iceland coach
Kaliningrad (Russia), June 23 (IANS) Iceland coach Heimir Hallgrimsson said his team will give all out to beat Croatia and expects a tough match against their old foes in the last round of the World Cup Group D actions.
2018-06-23
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Brazil's Temer congratulates team on first 2018 World Cup victory
Rio de Janeiro, June 23 (IANS) Brazil's President Michel Temer congratulated the national football team for their victory against Costa Rica in the second group match in Russia World Cup.
2018-06-23
Category: International, Brazil,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football,Politics
Foetal immune cells respond to infection even in adulthood: Study
New York, June 23 (IANS) Scientists have claimed that foetal immune cells that are present in adults have specialised roles during infection. In fact, the first immune cells made in early life are fast-acting first responders to microbes in adulthood.
2018-06-23
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Anti-Brexit campaigners to demand for new vote
London, June 23 (IANS) Anti-Brexit campaigners who want the public to have the final say on the UK's departure will take to the streets on Saturday to argue it is "not a done deal".
2018-06-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Digital platforms liberate a filmmaker: Anurag Kashyap
Mumbai, June 23 (IANS) With the flexible story format and a wide variety of experimental subject lines for a receptive global audience, digital platforms offer a huge creative liberty for a storytellers, says acclaimed filmmaker Anurag Kashyap.
2018-06-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,National,IANS Life
Jimmy Fallon launches first-ever 'Tonight Show' book club
Los Angeles, June 23 (IANS) To kick off what he calls the "summer of reading", late-night host Jimmy Fallon announced a contest for viewers to select their summer read.
2018-06-23
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood,Art/Culture/Books
'Hichki' taught me I have power to make a difference: Director
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) A film made with conviction, honesty and a pure heart will touch people of any nation irrespective of language barriers, believes "Hichki" director Siddharth Malhotra who is motivated to make movies that can bring a difference to the world.
2018-06-23
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Trump declares N.Korea 'extraordinary threat'
Washington, June 23 (IANS) US President Donald Trump cited an "unusual and extraordinary threat" to American national security as he maintained long-standing economic restrictions on North Korea, including the freezing of any assets in Washington, a media report said.
2018-06-23
Category: International, United States,Politics,Defence/Security
Monsoon likely to enter Bihar next week
Patna, June 23 (IANS) The much awaited monsoon is likely to enter Bihar by next week, ushering in good news for millions who have been reeling under a heatwave like condition, an official on Saturday said.
2018-06-23
Category: India, Bihar,National,Environment/Wildlife
Of vazhaipoo fritters and a chef's contribution to reducing carbon footprint (Foodie Trail-Chennai)
Chennai, June 23 (IANS) It's time for vazhaipoo (banana flower) fritters. Vazhaipoo cutlets and vadas have become passe, said a top chef at the newly-opened Novotel Chennai Chamiers Road.
2018-06-23
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,National,Features,IANS Life
Trump tweet may doom House Republicans' effort on immigration
Washington, June 23 (IANS) US President Donald Trump may have doomed the chances for a House Republican immigration bill after urging party lawmakers to abandon the compromise effort they have been working on for weeks, the media reported.
2018-06-23
Category: International, United States,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
US SC rules law enforcement needs warrant to search cellphone data
Washington, June 23 (IANS) The US Supreme Court has ruled that law enforcement in most cases has to obtain a warrant in order to search and seize long-term cell phone records that would show a person's location.
2018-06-23
Category: International, United States,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident
9,000 barrels of bourbon fall in US distillery collapse
Washington, June 23 (IANS) About 9,000 stacked bourbon barrels plummeted to the ground at a distillery building in the US state of Kentucky when part of the structure collapsed.
2018-06-23
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Success of reality TV show depends on participants: Sunidhi Chauhan
Mumbai, June 23 (IANS) Popular playback singer Sunidhi Chauhan, who is coming back on television with the music reality show "Dil Hai Hindustani 2", says the popularity and success of any such entertainer depends on the talent potential of participants.
2018-06-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Sunny morning in Delhi, rains likely
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) It was a sunny morning in the national capital on Saturday with minimum temperature recorded at 31.6 degrees Celsius, three notches above the season's average.
2018-06-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
DNA on napkin cracks 32-year-old case
Washington, June 23 (IANS) DNA evidence from a discarded restaurant napkin was used to identify a suspect in the slaying of a 12-year-old girl in 1986 in Seattle, Washington, police said.
2018-06-23
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Normalisation of 'plus-size' may undermine efforts to tackle obesity
London, June 23 (IANS) Attempts to reduce the stigma associated with "plus-size" body shapes may lead to an increasing number of people underestimating their weight and undermine efforts to tackle obesity crisis, a new study has warned.
2018-06-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
Karthi's next brings 'joint family' back
Mumbai, June 23 (IANS) Tamil star Karthi who has been doing a lot of intense roles lately in films like "Kaashmora", Mani Ratnam's "Katru Veliyidai", is now shooting for a project close to his heart that involves the values of a joint family.
2018-06-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
UN condemns harassment of Russian women at World Cup
Rio De Janeiro, June 23 (IANS) The UN Women's office here has released videos condemning sexual harassment of Russian women by Brazilian men at the ongoing FIFA World Cup.
2018-06-23
Category: International, Brazil,Immigration/Law/Rights,Sports,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diplomacy
Actor claims to have unheard tapes of Trump
New York, June 23 (IANS) A Hollywood actor has claimed to have tapes of President Donald Trump that are yet to be heard by the public, a media report said.
2018-06-23
Category: International, United States,Media,Politics,Cinema/Showbiz
Researchers create world's smallest 'computer'
Chicago, June 23 (IANS) Researchers at the University of Michigan (UM) in the US have come out with the world's smallest "computer" -- a device measuring just 0.3 mm to a side, completely dwarfed by a grain of rice.
2018-06-23
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech,Health/Medicine
India seeks Cuba's help in empowering developing nations
Havana, June 23 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind has urged Cuba to lead alongside to empower the developing nations, seeking to "play a leading role in enhancing the South-South cooperation".
2018-06-23
Category: International, Cuba,Politics,Diplomacy
(8 A.M.) Happy with roles I am doing: Nushrat Bharucha
Bangkok, June 23 (IANS) Having done films of the same genre back-to-back with "Pyaar Ka Punchnama" and "Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety", actress Nushrat Bharucha has no fear of getting boxed in a category and says she is happy with the roles she is doing.
2018-06-23
Category: International, Thailand,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Quake jolts Himachal
Shimla, June 23 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh was again jolted by a low intensity earthquake on Saturday, the third within a fortnight, an official said. There were, however, no reports of damage.
2018-06-23
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
US suspends more military exercises in S.Korea
Washington, June 23 (IANS) The Pentagon has announced indefinite suspension of select military exercises in South Korea, in compliance with the agreement reached in Singapore between the US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.
2018-06-23
Category: International, United States,Politics,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Acting is like game of badminton: Pankaj Tripathi
Mumbai, June 23 (IANS) Actor Pankaj Tripathi, who is working with Richa Chadha in "Shakeela" -- his sixth collaboration with the actress -- says acting is like a game of badminton wherein the game becomes more interesting when both players are equally good.
2018-06-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
EU deploys long-term observers for Zimbabwe poll
Harare, June 23 (IANS) The European Union Election Observation Mission (EU EOM) to Zimbabwe said it will deploy 44 long-term observers on Saturday throughout the country for the July 30 election.
2018-06-23
Category: International, Zimbabwe,Politics
Netanyahu, US envoys discuss peace efforts in Middle East
Jerusalem, June 23 (IANS) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and US envoys have discussed ways to advance diplomatic development in the Middle East as well as the security and humanitarian situation in Gaza.
2018-06-23
Category: International, Israel,Politics,Diplomacy
Russia, S.Korea to continue working together on Korean Peninsula issue
Moscow, June 23 (IANS) Russian President Vladimir Putin and his South Korean counterpart Moon Jae-in have agreed to keep working together to resolve the Korean Peninsula issue, including ensuring full implementation of the agreements reached by Pyongyang and Washington, the Kremlin said.
2018-06-23
Category: International, Russian Federation,Politics,Diplomacy
Brazil Supreme Court quashes Lula's latest appeal
Rio de Janeiro, June 23 (IANS) Brazil's Supreme Court has dismissed a motion by former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva to be freed on bail or granted house arrest while he pursues further appeals of a corruption conviction.
2018-06-23
Category: International, Brazil,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Nadal confident ahead of Wimbledon
Madrid, June 23 (IANS) Spanish tennis great Rafael Nadal has said he was feeling confident after five days of pre-Wimbledon practice on grass at Santa Ponša Tennis Club, where WTA Tour's Mallorca Open is being held.
2018-06-23
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Tennis
Trump hosts victims of undocumented migrants
Washington, June 23 (IANS) US President Donald Trump has hosted the relatives of victims killed by illegal immigrants amid outrage over the separation of migrant families.
2018-06-23
Category: International, United States,Politics,Human Interest/Society,Immigration/Law/Rights
Suspected Chinese lasers target US aircraft over Pacific
Washington, June 23 (IANS) Lasers have been used to target US aerial operations in the Pacific, with 20 incidents recorded since September 2017, according to a US military official.
2018-06-23
Category: International, United States,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
EU's Tusk meets Austrian chancellor over migration
Vienna, June 23 (IANS) European Council President Donald Tusk has met Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz to discuss migration and upcoming Austrian EU presidency in the second half of 2018.
2018-06-23
Category: International, United States,Politics,Diplomacy,Immigration/Law/Rights
Ace art of making eclair
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Love to eat eclair? Now, you can learn to make it at home for yourself and your family.
2018-06-23
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Djokovic eases into Queen's Club semi-finals
London, June 23 (IANS) Serbia's Novak Djokovic has advanced to the semi-finals of the Queen's Club Championships with a routine 7-5, 6-1 victory over Frenchman Adrian Mannarino.
2018-06-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
US dollar declines as euro climbs
New York, June 23 (IANS) The US dollar declined as euro rose amid positive regional economic data.
2018-06-23
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy
Libya, Italy discuss illegal immigration issues
Tripoli, June 23 (IANS) Libyan Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj has held a telephonic conversation with Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte over the issue of illegal immigration and its security and economic effects.
2018-06-23
Category: International, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya,Politics,Diplomacy,Immigration/Law/Rights
US stocks close mixed as energy shares rally
New York, June 23 (IANS) US stocks ended mixed after a weak previous trading session as energy shares rose, boosting the market.
2018-06-23
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy
Oil prices rally after OPEC meeting
Vienna, June 23 (IANS) Oil prices surged as investors were closely watching the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) meeting.
2018-06-23
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy
Russia, S.Korea pledge to develop cooperation
Moscow, June 23 (IANS) Russian President Vladimir Putin and his South Korean counterpart Moon Jae-in have agreed during talks here to develop bilateral cooperation in a range of sectors, the Kremlin said.
2018-06-23
Category: International, Russian Federation,Politics,Business/Economy
Stop fixating over beauty standards: Kajol
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Actress Kajol says people should stop "fixating" on the set beauty standards as everybody is made "beautifully and individually".
2018-06-23
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Greece hails 'historic' debt relief deal
Athens, June 23 (IANS) Eurozone countries have agreed a long-awaited debt relief deal for Greece, which has been hailed as "historic".
2018-06-23
Category: International, Greece,Politics,Business/Economy
Japan's Yuji Iwasawa elected ICJ judge
United Nations, June 23 (IANS) Jurist Yuji Iwasawa of Japan has been elected judge of the International Court of Justice (ICJ) to succeed retired judge Hisashi Owada, also from Japan.
2018-06-23
Category: International, United States,Immigration/Law/Rights
Sun safety tips
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Sun maybe good for vitamin D, but its rays can also be very harmful for your skin. Wear protective clothing and sunglasses, and use sunscreens with at least 50 and above SPF for superior protection even in cloudy weather, sayexperts.
2018-06-23
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Venezuelan security forces killed hundreds, says UN
United Nations, June 23 (IANS) Venezuelan security forces have carried out hundreds of arbitrary killings under the guise of fighting crime, the UN's human rights body has said.
2018-06-23
Category: International, United States,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
BMW joins Airbus in Brexit warning
London, June 23 (IANS) Car giant BMW has followed plane-maker Airbus in warning about the consequences of Brexit uncertainty.
2018-06-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Business/Economy
World Cup: Switzerland beat Serbia in Group E clash
Kaliningrad (Russia), June 23 (IANS) A late goal by Xherdan Shaqiri earned Switzerland 2-1 win over Serbia in a Group E clash of the FIFA World Cup at the Kaliningrad Stadium here.
2018-06-23
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,Football
Yoga has slowly become an integral part of me: Jacqueline
Mumbai, June 23 (IANS) Actress Jacqueline Fernandez says yoga is an integral part of her life, and it helps her lead a stress-free life.
2018-06-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
No need to be ashamed of seeking pleasure: Anurag Kashyap
Bangkok, June 23 (IANS) Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap says there is no need to be ashamed of seeking pleasure or self gratification.
2018-06-23
Category: International, Thailand,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Federer defeats Ebden, advances to Halle semi-finals
Halle (Germany), June 23 (IANS) Swiss great Roger Federer scrapped his way to a 7-6 (7-2), 7-5 victory over Australia's Matthew Ebden and booked a berth in the semi-finals of the Gerry Weber Open, a Wimbledon tune-up event.
2018-06-23
Category: International, Belgium,Sports,Tennis
World Cup: Switzerland beat Serbia 2-1 in Group E tie
Kaliningrad (Russia), June 23 (IANS) A late goal by Xherdan Shaqiri earned Switzerland 2-1 win over Serbia in a Group E clash of the FIFA World Cup at the Kaliningrad Stadium here.
2018-06-23
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,Football
Tan brown, blue, black: Must-have bag colours
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Handbags as a fashion accessory are something which can lend your attire more style. Go for out-of-the-box shades to stand out of the crowd, but don't forget to stock must-have colours like black, tan brown and blue, suggest experts.
2018-06-23
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
There's no fun without any risk: Anil Kapoor
Bangkok, June 23 (IANS) Actor Anil Kapoor, all set to work with a new director Atul Manjrekar for "Fanne Khan", says sometimes, it is better to take risks.
2018-06-23
Category: International, Thailand,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
60 firms at MP 28 MW rooftop solar pre-bid meet
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Over 60 prospective bidders from across the country attended the second pre-bid meeting here on Friday convened by the Madhya Pradesh government for its 28 mega watt peak (MWp) rooftop solar project, according to a Madhya Pradesh Urja Vikas Nigam Ltd (MPUVNL) statement.
2018-06-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology,Business/Economy
'Ocean's 8' colossal waste of talent and time (Movie Review)
Film: "Ocean's 8"; Director: Gary Ross; Cast: Sandra Bullock, Cate Blachett, Anne Hathaway, Rihanna, Mindy Kaling, Sara Paulson, Awkwafina; Rating: *1/2
2018-06-23
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
India, EU discuss counter-terrorism, maritime security
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) India and the European Union (EU) discussed counter-terrorism and maritime security among other issues in a meeting between External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini in Brussels.
2018-06-23
Category: International, India,National,Politics,Diplomacy
RITES initial public offer oversubscribed 67 times
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) The initial public offering (IPO) of railways consultancy firm RITES closed on Friday with the issue getting subscribed more than 67 times, stock exchange data showed.
2018-06-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Neymar sheds 'tears of joy' after defeating Costa Rica
Saint Petersburg, June 23 (IANS) Brazil football star Neymar said the tears he shed following Friday's 2-0 victory here over Costa Rica were an expression of joy and triumph.
2018-06-23
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,Football
Suspected Moroccan jihadist deported from Italy
Rome, June 22 (IANS/AKI) Italian authorities on Friday expelled an alleged Moroccan Islamic extremist aboard a flight to Casablanca, the Interior Ministry said.
2018-06-22
Category: International, Italy,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Italy backs stronger ties, enhanced dialogue with Qatar
Rome, June 22 (IANS/AKI) Italy's Foreign Minister Enzo Moavero Milanesi on Friday said that his country wanted to strengthen bilateral relations and to deepen dialogue with Qatar.
2018-06-22
Category: International, Italy,Diplomacy
Rathore takes dig at Odisha CM for seeking hockey as national sport
Dubai, June 22 (IANS) Indian Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore on Friday took dig at Odisha Chief Minster Naveen Patnaik who has requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to officially recognise hockey as the country's national game.
2018-06-22
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Hockey,Other Sports,Politics
Rahul yet to get special permission for Kailash Mansarovar Yatra
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Congress President Rahul Gandhi, who had expressed desire to go for Mansarovar Yatra after Karnataka elections, has not received a response to his request for special permission from the External Affairs Ministry, party sources said.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Religion
Mamata government to observe death anniversary of Syama Prasad Mookerjee
Kolkata, June 22 (IANS) For the first time, West Bengal's Mamata Banerjee government has decided to observe the death anniversary of Bharatiya Jana Sangh founder Syama Prasad Mookerjee on Saturday, triggering a political storm in the state.
2018-06-22
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
IIfa Rocks 2018: Pritam, Nushrat enthrall Bollywood lovers in Bangkok
Bangkok, June 22 (IANS) It was a night full of dance, music, glitz and glamour as Bollywood personalities like Pritam Chakraborty, Nushrat Bharucha and Mouni Roy lit up the stage with their electrifying performance at the much-awaited IIFA Rocks event at the Siam Niramit theatre here on Friday.
2018-06-22
Category: International, Thailand,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
India outclass Pakistan in Kabaddi Masters opener
Dubai, June 22 (IANS) India stood up to their reputation, thrashing Pakistan 36-20 in the opening match of the Kabaddi Masters Dubai at the Al Wasl sports club here on Friday.
2018-06-22
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Other Sports
'BJP goons killed Qasim, dragged him like a dead animal'
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Cattle trader Qasim, who was lynched in Uttar Pradesh's Hapur earlier this week, was "brutally killed by BJP goons as he belonged to the Muslim community" and dragged like dead animal in presence of police, his younger brother said on Friday.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Congress' Meghalaya legislator quits assembly, party
Shillong,A June 22 (IANS) Veteran Congress leader Martin Danggo, who quit as member of the Meghalaya assembly on Thursday night, resigned from the primary membership of the Congress on Friday to join the ruling National People's Party (NPP).
2018-06-22
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Politics
World Cup: Inspired Musa keeps Nigeria alive
Volgograd, June 22 (IANS) Two brilliant strikes by Ahmed Musa propelled Nigeria to a 2-0 win over Iceland in a Group D match of the 2018 FIFA World Cup here on Friday.
2018-06-22
Category: International, Russia,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Women shine at Smart India Hackathon at IIT Kharagpur
Kharagpur, June 22 (IANS) Coimbatore's Whistling Cookers of Avinashilingam Deemed University for Women bagged a cash prize of Rs 1 lakh by winning the Smart India Hackathon 2018 - Hardware Edition on Friday.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Bihar,National,Technology,Business/Economy,Education
McCullum clears air on positive dope test
Hamilton, June 22 (IANS) New Zealand star Brendon McCullum clarified on Friday that his positive drug test during the 2016 edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) was due to a medical condition.
2018-06-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
ED seeks fugitive offender tag for Mallya
Mumbai/New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Friday moved a special court to declare the now defunct Kingfisher Airlines' chief Vijay Mallya a "fugitive economic offender" and confiscate all his properties.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Business/Economy,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Set up CCTVs at bus stops for women safety, suggests report
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) To ensure women's safety in the national capital, their voice should figure in the transport planning process along with their participation in the transport work force while CCTVs should be installed in designated places such as bus stops, said a report.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Business/Economy
Indian Army contingent in UN South Sudan force awarded
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) The Indian Army on Friday said that the 7 Garhwal Rifles Infantry Battalion Group, which is part of the UN peacekeeping force in South Sudan, was awarded the United Nations Medal for "selfless service".
2018-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
What's wrong in being concerned for civilians, says Congress on Azad
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) The Congress on Friday defended its leader Ghulam Nabi Azad over his remarks on Kashmir which drew fire from the BJP, saying he only expressed concern over increasing civilian deaths and there was nothing wrong in it.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
World Cup: Inspired Musa keeps Nigeria alive
Volgograd, June 22 (IANS) Two brilliant strikes by Ahmed Musa propelled Nigeria to a 2-0 win over Iceland in a Group D match of the 2018 FIFA World Cup here on Friday.
2018-06-22
Category: International, Russia,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Domestic workers rally in Kolkata for just wages, social security
Kolkata, June 22 (IANS) Days after receiving the trade union certificate from the West Bengal government, thousands of domestic workers on Friday rallied here demanding just wages and social security.
2018-06-22
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights,Business/Economy
Boxer Gaurav storms into Chemistry Cup final
Halle (Germany), June 22 (IANS) India's Gaurav Solanki stormed into the final of the Chemistry Cup boxing tournament after registering a thrilling win over Ireland's Quinn Conor here on Friday.
2018-06-22
Category: International, Belgium,Sports,Other Sports
BJP pushing Parrikar to work despite illness: Goa Congress
Panaji, June 22 (IANS) Lashing out at the BJP for pushing Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar to return to office despite his illness, a top Goa Congress leader on Friday said it was a "suicidal move" for Parrikar.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
AAP condemns Delhi redevelopment plan involving axing trees
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Amidst concerns about air pollution, Delhi's ruling AAP on Friday slammed the Central government for its decision of chopping down close to 17,000 full grown trees for its redevelopment plan.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
Karnataka's new assembly session from July 2, budget on July 5
Bengaluru, June 22 (IANS) Karnataka's 15th legislative assembly will begin its first session on July 2 and the JD-S-Congress coalition government's maiden budget will be presented on July 5, said a cabinet minister on Friday.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Kharge appointed Congress in charge of Maharashtra
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) The Congress on Friday appointed its leader in the Lok Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge as the General Secretary in charge of Maharashtra, where assembly elections will be held next year.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
MSMEs to provide ignition for new India: Prabhu
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu on Friday said Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) can provide the ignition required for a new India as this sector helps in fair distribution of wealth across the country.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
India outclass Pakistan in Kabaddi Masters opener
Dubai, June 22 (IANS) India stood up to their reputation, thrashing Pakistan 36-20 n the opening match of the Kabaddi Masters Dubai at the Al Wasl sports club here on Friday.
2018-06-22
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Other Sports
Three Sweden players to miss Germany clash
Sochi, June 22 (IANS) Three Swedish players, who are not feeling well due to stomach ache, will not play in the team's second FIFA World Cup match against Germany, Sweden head coach Janne Andersson said on Friday.
2018-06-22
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Sanil shocks World No 22 Quadri as Falcons score big win in UTT
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) India's Sanil Shetty scored a scintillating victory over World No 22 Aruna Quadri to inspire Falcons TTC to a big 15-6 victory against Warriors TTC in their CEAT Ultimate Table Tennis (UTT) tie at the Thyagaraj Stadium here on Friday.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
OPEC agrees to hike oil output by near 1 mn barrels a day
Vienna, June 22 (IANS) The Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) on Friday announced an agreement to raise oil output which, in accord with non-OPEC producers, had been reduced last year in order to boost prices that had been in free fall mainly due to a supply glut.
2018-06-22
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy,Diplomacy
Rajnath at launch ceremony of Indian-funded oil refinery in Mongolia
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday attended the ground breaking ceremony for an Indian-funded oil refinery in Mongolia and termed it an important milestone in bilateral ties between both the countries.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Business/Economy
Shooters Yashashwini, Abhishek impress at 18th KSS Memorial championship
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Junior shooting World Cup gold medallist Yashashwini Singh Deswal's combination with Abhishek Varma proved lethal as they bagged a gold in a nail-biting finish to the 10 metre Air Pistol Mixed Team Senior category at the Dr. Karni Singh range here on Friday.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
To control Gurugram traffic violations, Haryana to issue e-Challans
Chandigarh, June 22 (IANS) To control traffic violations, e-Challans (electronic traffic tickets) will now be issued in Haryana's Gurugram on the pattern of the same being done in Chandigarh, an official said on Friday.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Business/Economy
ED to seek Nirav Modi's extradition soon
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) will soon be writing to the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) for the extradition of diamond jeweller Nirav Modi, who is wanted by the Indian investigation agencies for a Rs 13,500 crore Punjab National Bank (PNB) fraud, sources said.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diplomacy
Soz's claim a cheap gimmick to sell book: Congress
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Terming it a "cheap gimmick" to sell a book, Congress on Friday rejected party leader Saifuddin Soz's claim that former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf was right in saying Kashmiris will prefer to be independent, saying Jammu and Kashmir is and will remain an "integral part of India".
2018-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Kashmir,Politics
NCW takes cognizance of Jharkhand women activists' gang-rape
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) The National Commission for Women (NCW) on Friday said it has taken suo motu cognizance of the incident of abduction and gang-rape of five women activists in Jharkhand's Khunti district.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Metro's Mundka-Bahadurgarh stretch likely to open from Sunday
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) The extension of the Delhi Metro's Green Line to Haryana's Bahadurgarh is likely to start public operations from June 24, the Delhi Metro said on Friday.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Water quality testing brings Kentucky and eastern Indian students together
Kolkata, June 22 (IANS) Students from ten schools of east India and twelve from US' Kentucky state collaborated in a project culminating on Friday that explored water quality in the two far-off parts of the globe.
2018-06-22
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Science/Tech,Education,Environment/Wildlife
Kharif crop sown over 115.9 lakh hectares
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) The total area sown under kharif crop as on June 22 stood at 115.9 lakh hectares as against 128.35 lakh hectares at this time last year, the Agriculture Ministry said on Friday.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Italy asks Malta to allow migrant ship to dock, refugees to disembark
Rome, June 22 (IANS/AKI) Italy on Friday asked Malta to allow the German NGO-run migrant-rescue ship Lifeline to dock at one of its ports and let the over 200 migrants on board disembark but detain the crew.
2018-06-22
Category: International, Italy,Politics,Diplomacy,Immigration/Law/Rights
Fincantieri floats out first cruise ship for Chinese market
Monfalcone (Italy), 22 June (IANS/AKI) Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri and cruise company Costa Cruises on Friday launched the Venice-themed Costa Venezia, the first cruise liner built for the Chinese market, the two companies said in a statement here.
2018-06-22
Category: International, Italy,Business/Economy
Speedy case disposal important in crime against women: LG
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Lt. Governor Anil Baijal on Friday emphasised on the need for speedy disposal of cases related to offences against women and children in Delhi.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Governing body of Delhi Hindi Academy rejigged
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) The Delhi government on Friday reconstituted the governing body of the Hindi Academy, naming poet and veteran journalist Vishnu Khare as its Vice Chairman, an official statement said.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Art/Culture/Books
2018 team better than previous World Cup edition: Belgium's Witsel
Moscow, June 22 (IANS) Belgium's midfielder Axel Witsel on Friday said his team have performed much better at 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia than at the previous competition in Brazil.
2018-06-22
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
UP to develop Garhmukteshwar on lines of Haridwar
Lucknow, June 22 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government will develop Garhmukteshwar in Hapur district as a major tourist destination on the lines of Haridwar in Uttarakhand at a cost of Rs 500 crore, officials said on Friday.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion,Business/Economy
Spotlight on Infosys promoters at AGM on Saturday
Bengaluru, June 22 (IANS) With the return of co-founder Nandan M. Nilekani as Infosys Chairman, the spotlight at the IT firm's 37th Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Saturday will be back on its promoters, who skipped the last AGM as they fell foul with its previous board and management.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy
UAE, South Africa team-up for space exploration
Vienna, June 22 (IANS/WAM) The UAE Space Agency and the South African National Space Agency (SANSA) signed an MoU for cooperation in the areas of peaceful exploration of the outer space.
2018-06-22
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech,Diplomacy
China, Asean diplomats to meet on South China Sea
Beijing, June 22 (IANS) China on Friday said the 15th Senior Officials' Meeting on Implementing the Declaration on the Conduct of Parties in the South China Sea (DOC) will be convened on June 27 in its Hunan province.
2018-06-22
Category: International, China,Politics,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Sri Lanka's Hambantota port to attract $500m investments: Official
Colombo, June 22 (IANS) Sri Lanka's southern Hambantota Port is aiming to attract investments worth $500 million as plans are afoot to set up port related industries inside the port as well as general operation expansion, Ports Minister Mahinda Samarasingha said on Friday.
2018-06-22
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Politics,Business/Economy,Diplomacy
CWG medallists to get full award money: Haryana minister
Chandigarh, June 22 (IANS) With the recent flip-flop of the BJP government in Haryana over giving award money to medal winners in international sporting events, Haryana Sports and Youth Affairs Minister Anij Vij said on Friday that all 22 sportspersons of the state who won medals in the Commonwealth Games-2018 would be given the full award money.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Punjab,Sports,Other Sports
Brazil edge past brave Costa Rica with last gasp goals
Saint Petersburg, June 22 (IANS) Philippe Coutinho and Neymar Junior scored late in the second half as Brazil ensured their passage to the second round with a hard earned 2-0 win over Costa Rica in a Group E clash of the FIFA World Cup here on Friday.
2018-06-22
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Assam flood: Death toll reaches 21, situation improves
Guwahati, June 22 (IANS) Three more persons died due to floods in two districts of Barak Valley in Assam, taking the death toll in the first wave of floods this year to 21, even as the overall flood situation improved in the state on Friday.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Assam,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Golf: Usha JTP's fourth camp concludes in Delhi
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) The fourth camp of the Usha Junior Training Programme (JTP) for Golf concluded at Delhi Golf Club here on Friday.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Women MPs' contribution should be judged by quality not numbers: Speaker
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) The performance of women parliamentarians needs to be measured on the basis of the quality of their contribution in the proceedings and not by their number in the Legislatures, Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan said on Friday.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
IMA agrees to support Modicare
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Days after raising objections to Modi government's flagship Ayushman Bharat scheme, popularly called Modicare, the Indian Medical Association (IMA) on Friday extended its support after an assurance from the government to consider their issues.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
On Maneka's request, MHA sets up special women's divison
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Union Women and Child Development (WCD) Minister Maneka Gandhi on Friday said that on her request a special division has been set up by Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) for issues pertaining to women.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Air India launches 'Maharaja Direct'
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Civil Aviation Minister Suresh Prabhu on Friday launched 'Maharaja Direct', a whole new experience for Air India's business and first-class passengers on long-haul international flights with revamped products and services.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Reliance Energy restores power to Mumbai colony after CM intervenes
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Reliance Energy on Friday evening announced that it will resume full power supply to the residents of a Mumbai colony after the intervention of Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Hopefully India will play in 2026 FIFA World Cup: Bhaichung
Panaji, June 22 (IANS) With FIFA expected to expand participation of Asian countries from four to eight in the football World Cup by 2026, former Indian football team captain Bhaichung Bhutia on Friday said, that India's best chance at making it to the mega event lay eight years down the line.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Goa,Sports,Football
Nepal, China to enhance cooperation under Belt & Road Initiative
Beijing, June 22 (IANS) Nepal and China have agreed to execute projects under the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) to enhance connectivity that encompasses ports, roads, railways, aviation and communications within the overarching framework of Trans-Himalayan Multi-Dimensional Connectivity Network.
2018-06-22
Category: International, China,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Business/Economy,Diplomacy
Probe how co-op bank linked to Shah got Rs 745 cr post-demonetisation: Congress
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) The Congress on Friday sought "an independent probe" into RTI revelations that Ahmedabad District Cooperative Bank (ADCB) linked to BJP President Amit Shah got deposists of Rs 745.59 crore in five days after demonetisation, while terming the currency-scrapping move the "biggest scam in Independent India to convert black money into white".
2018-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Bengal cyclist to travel across India on cycle sans break, seat to promote Swachh Bharat
Kolkata, June 22 (IANS) Speeding cars pulled over and pedestrians stopped by on a busy central Kolkata street on Friday afternoon seeing a middl-aged man strangely bending forward on his bicycle and spinning the front wheel with his hands. But while the cyclist's incredible balance impressed many, his aim to achieve the near-impossible seems more stunning.
2018-06-22
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Religion,Human Interest/Society
Delhi facing all time high peak power demand
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) The national capital faced an all time high peak power demand in May and June, compared to the last three years, according to a government data.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Italy refuses India's request to extradite AgustaWestland middleman Gerosa
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Italy has refused India's request to extradite middleman Carlo Gerosa in connection with its ongoing probe into the Rs 3,600 crore AgustaWestland VVIP chopper deal scam, informed sources said.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diplomacy
World Cup: Coutinho, Neymar hand Brazil first victory
Saint Petersburg (Russia), June 22 (IANS) Philippe Coutinho and Neymar Junior scored late in the second half as Brazil ensured their passage to the second round with a hard earned 2-0 win over Costa Rica in a Group E clash of the FIFA World Cup here on Friday.
2018-06-22
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Sri Lanka trio admits to breaching level 3 offence
Dubai, June 22 (IANS) Sri Lanka skipper Dinesh Chandimal along with his team management has admitted of breaching the ICC's Article 2.3.1, a Level 3 offence, which relates to "conduct that is contrary to the spirit of the game".
2018-06-22
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Vohra chairs all-party meet to discuss J&K situation
Srinagar, June 22 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Governor N.N. Vohra on Friday chaired an all-party meeting of mainstream political parties here where measures to restore peace in the state were discussed.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Four fake CBI officers arrested in Ghaziabad
Ghaziabad, June 22 (IANS) Four men, who passed themselves as CBI officers and cheated various people, were arrested from here on Friday when they were planning a "raid", police said.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Justice Chelameswar retires from SC
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) After serving India's top court for nearly seven years, Justice Jasti Chelameswar, who was the second senior-most judge of the Supreme Court, retired on Friday.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Mercury over 40 degrees in Delhi, air quality falls
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) The national capital sizzled at 42.5 degrees, four notches above the season's average, on Friday while many regions experiencing over 44 degrees, met officials said, ruling out any respite soon.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Nothing unusal, says Bank; 1.6 lakh deposited Rs 746-cr banned notes, says NABARD
Mumbai, Ahmedabad June 22 (IANS) The National Bank for Agriculture & Rural Development (NABARD) on Friday attributed the country's highest deposits of Rs 745.59 crore in banned currencies at the Ahmedabad District Cooperative Bank (ADCB) to the latter's massive size and performance.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Five killed in UP road accident
Lucknow, June 22 (IANS) Five persons, including three women, returning from a religious congregation, were killed in an accident in Uttar Pradesh's Gonda district on Friday when a tanker rammed head on into their car, police said.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission gets new chief
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Justice Satyendra Singh Chauhan, from the Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court, was on Friday appointed as the Chairperson of the Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission, an official said.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Delhi sees lowest load-shedding for June in three years
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) The national capital till June 19 has witnessed the lowest load-shedding for the month as compared to the previous two years, government data said.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
India's medal hopes rise to 8 in Ulaanbaatar boxing tourney
Ulaanbaatar, June 22 (IANS) India's medal hopes swelled to eight at the Ulaanbaatar Cup after Shiva Thapa (60kg), Mandeep Jangra (69kg) and two other youngsters advanced to the semi-finals here on Friday.
2018-06-22
Category: International, Mongolia,Sports,Other Sports
Emami subsidiary invests $5.65 lakh in US FMCG
Kolkata, June 22 (IANS) Emami Ltd on Friday said its Dubai-based wholly owned subsidiary has invested $5.65 lakh in acquiring 7.54 per cent stake in US-based fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) company Loli Beauty Inc.
2018-06-22
Category: India, West Bengal,Business/Economy
World Cup: Belgium aim to seal knockout spot (Preview)
Moscow, June 22 (IANS) Belgium will aim to register a second consecutive win and book their spot in the knockout rounds when they take on Tunisia in a Group G match of the 2018 FIFA World Cup at the Spartak Stadium here on Saturday.
2018-06-22
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Truckers 'postpone' strike following request from centre
Kolkata/New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Truckers on Friday "temporarily postponed" their ongoing indefinite nationwide strike following a request from the Central government as Road Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari was out of station.
2018-06-22
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Business/Economy
Boxers Hussamuddin, Madan, Narender enter Chemistry Cup semis
Halle (Germany), June 22 (IANS) Indian boxers continued to impress in the medal rounds of the Chemistry Cup here with three of the five advancing to the semi-finals here.
2018-06-22
Category: International, Belgium,Sports,Other Sports
JSW Steel proposes to invest $500 mn in US-based steel plant
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) JSW Steel on Friday said it has proposed an investment of up to $500 million to acquire and upgrade Acero Junction Inc, a US-based integrated steel manufacturing plant.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Heat wave conditions back in Haryana, Punjab
Chandigarh, June 22 (IANS) Heat wave conditions were back in most parts of Haryana and Punjab on Friday with most areas experiencing temperatures over 40 degrees Celsius.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Punjab,National,Environment/Wildlife
Two Koreas to hold reunion for war-separated families
Seoul, June 22 (IANS) North and South Korea agreed on Friday to hold reunions from August 20-26 for families separated by the 1950-53 Korean War.
2018-06-22
Category: International, South Korea,Politics,Diplomacy
Safety lapses blamed for Indonesia ship tragedy
Jakarta, June 22 (IANS) The Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs in Indonesia said on Friday that non-compliance with safety rules was the reason a ship sank earlier this week in a lake on Sumatra island.
2018-06-22
Category: International, Indonesia,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Jolt to Telangana Congress as senior leader Nagender quits
Hyderabad, June 22 (IANS) In a setback to the opposition Congress in Telangana, senior leader and former minister D. Nagender on Friday resigned from the party.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
HCL launches app dedicated to Indian classical music
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) There is some good news for Indian classical music lovers as HCL has launched a free music app dedicated to catering to their taste in music.
2018-06-22
Category: International, India,Lifestyle/Fashion,Technology
Bengaluru metro doubles coaches to 6 on one route
Bengaluru, June 22 (IANS) The Bengaluru Metro rail operator on Friday doubled coaches to six from three to ferry more commuters on the east-west Purple Line.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Business/Economy
Robotic surgery as effective as open surgery for bladder cancer: Study
New York, June 22 (IANS) The outcome of robotic-assisted surgery and traditional open surgery are equally effective in treating bladder cancer, say researchers, led by one of an Indian-origin.
2018-06-22
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
60 firms at MP 26MW rooftop solar pre-bid meet
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Over 60 prospective bidders from across the country attended the second pre-bid meeting here on Friday convened by the Madhya Pradesh government for its 28 mega watt peak (MWp) rooftop solar project, according to a Madhya Pradesh Urja Vikas Nigam Ltd (MPUVNL) statement.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
Confident Mexico up against under-pressure Koreans (Preview)
Rostov-on-Don (Russia), June 22 (IANS) A confident Mexico will be eyeing their second win to seal a pre-quarterfinal berth when they take on South Korea in a Group F match of the 2018 FIFA World Cup at the Rostov Arena here on Saturday.
2018-06-22
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Uruguay team trains ahead of World Cup game vs Russia
Nizhny Novgorod (Russia), June 22 (IANS) Uruguay's football players on Friday held a training session at the team's camp near here in preparation for their upcoming FIFA World Cup clash with Russia.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Telangana,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Vijay Kumar takes over as advisor to J&K Governor
Srinagar, June 22 (IANS) Former IPS officer K. Vijay Kumar on Friday assumed office as Advisor to J&K Governor, an official statement said.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Banking, healthcare stocks, strong rupee lift equity indices (Roundup)
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Healthy buying in banking, healthcare and auto stocks during the late-afternoon session lifted the key equity indices after a largely choppy trade on Friday.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Mumbai police use 'Dhadak' dialogue to promote road safety
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Mumbai police is taking the Bollywood route -- a dialogue from the forthcoming film "Dhadak" -- to convey a road safety message to travellers.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Akon launches cryptocurrency to power youth entrepreneurship in Africa
Cannes, June 22 (IANS) Singer Akon is launching his own "AKoin" cryptocurrency in an effort to grow crypto-based apps in Africa to bring economic power back to the continent.
2018-06-22
Category: International, France,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
English TV presenter happy with Moscow's 'fantastic' FIFA show
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) English TV presenter Dan Walker is impressed with Moscow over the 2018 FIFA World Cup arrangements.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood,Sports
Comeback racer Balu shines in practice session of Nationals
Coimbatore, June 22 (IANS) Local ace and former champion Arjun Balu, driving a Race Concepts-prepared Honda City, marked his return to racing after a five-year gap by topping both the free practice sessions in the premier Indian Touring Cars class as the second round of the MRF MMSC national racing championship got underway at the Kari Motor Speedway here on Friday.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Motorsports
Tata Projects consortium bags Rs 11,744 cr order to redevelop Mumbai chawl
Hyderabad, June 22 (IANS) A consortium comprising Tata Projects, Capicite Infraprojects and CITIC Group has been awarded a Rs 11,744 crore project for redevelopment of 90-year-old BDD chawl in Mumbai.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Business/Economy,Politics
Anderson gets in sculpting mode for 'Isle Of Dogs'
Los Angeles, June 22 (IANS) Director Wes Anderson says he created 500 clay dog puppets to bring a touch of reality to his film "Isle of Dogs".
2018-06-22
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
'Love Sonia' a powerful reminder of women's exploitation, says producer
London, June 22 (IANS) Europe's largest South Asian film event, the Bagri Foundation London Indian Film Festival, opened on Thursday night with the world premiere of Tabrez Noorani's "Love Sonia". Its producer David Womark says the movie is a poignant and timely reminder of the exploitation women face in transnational sex trade.
2018-06-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Diaspora

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