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Mobility startup Bounce enters EV segment with Exicom
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Bengaluru-based mobility startup Bounce has partnered with Exicom Tele-systems in a bid to enter the electric vehicle segment.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Tehran exhibition marks 60 years of Italy-Iran cooperation
Rome, Nov 18 (IANS/AKI) Italy's Ambassador to Iran, Giuseppe Perrone, has opened an exhibition in Tehran that marks 60 years of cultural cooperation between the two countries, the Foreign Ministry said in a statement.
2019-11-18
Category: International, Italy,Diplomacy,Art/Culture/Books
Muslim students throng this Sanskrit school in Jaipur
Jaipur, Nov 18 (IANS) At a time when the interest in the classical language of Sanskrit seems to be declining in the country, a school here stands out.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Rajasthan,National
Nusrat released from ICU, family dismisses 'rumours' (2nd Lead)
Kolkata, Nov 18 (IANS) Bengali actor and Trinamool Congress MP Nusrat Jahan, who was admitted to the ICU of Apollo Gleneagles hospital following respiratory distress on Sunday night, was discharged on Monday evening, sources close to her said, dismissing reports of drug overdose as "rumours".
2019-11-18
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Cinema/Showbiz,Politics
Millionaire buys club, appoints himself as manager
London, Nov 18 (IANS) 47-year-old Glenn Tamplin was previously the owner of English non-league club Billericay Town where he made headlines for his eccentric ways and for buying big players, including ex-Liverpool defender Paul Konchesky.
2019-11-18
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
India to launch Cartosat-3, 13 nanosatellites from US
Chennai, Nov 18 (IANS) India will launch its cartography satellite Cartosat-3 and 13 commercial nanosatellites into sun synchronous orbit on November 25, the Indian space agency said on Monday.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Science/Tech,Technology
Sri Lankan bowler's quirky action making waves
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Sri Lanka has often produced great bowlers with unorthodox actions, Lasith Malinga being a prime example. The latest player from the country to have perplexed onlookers is 21-year-old spinner Kevin Koththigoda.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
FAO, Italian research panel to cooperate on fisheries
Rome, Nov 18 (IANS/AKI) The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation and Italy's National Research Council (CNR) have agreed to strengthen their collaboration on iMarine, a cloud-based community platform to help improve fisheries management, FAO said in a statement on Monday.
2019-11-18
Category: International, Italy,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
Releasing Lynn bad call by KKR: Yuvraj
Abu Dhabi, Nov 18 (IANS) Former India batsman Yuvraj Singh said on Monday that Kolkata Knight Riders' (KKR) decision to release Australian opening batsman Chris Lynn was a "bad call" and joked that he might drop the Indian Premier League (IPL) team's co-owner Shah Rukh Khan a message on that.
2019-11-18
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Consider our plight, says JNUSU in appeal to law makers
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) The Jawaharlal Nehru University Students Union (JNUSU) on Monday night shared a memorandum that it was supposed to submit to law makers in Parliament as an appeal from the varsity students.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Politics
Ad embarrasses Kamal Nath on birthday
Bhopal, Nov 18 (IANS) An embarrassing advertisement in some newspapers making snide remarks and paying some left-handed compliments to Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath soured his 73rd birthday on Monday.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National
J&K starts appointment of junior scale KAS officers
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) The Jammu & Kashmir general administration department has initiated the process of appointment of junior scale officers to the time scale of the Kashmir Administrative Service.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Maharashtra logjam: Sena MP Raut calls on Pawar
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Amid deepening suspense over government formation in Maharashtra, Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut met Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar here on Monday.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Domestic air passenger traffic up 3% in Jan-Oct
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Domestic air passenger traffic in India increased 3.11 per cent in 10 months of 2019 over the year-ago period, according to data released by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), here on Tuesday.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Four soldiers, 2 porters killed in Siachen avalanche
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Four soldiers and two civilian porters died after they were trapped in an avalanche on the Siachen Glacier's northern sector on Monday, officials said.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Not running parallel government: Bengal Governor
Siliguri, Nov 18 (IANS) Dismissing the Trinamool Congress' charge that he was running a parallel government in the state, West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar on Monday alleged that while the Chief Secretary has not called on him for 50 days, he was still waiting for the Chief Minister to brief him on cyclone Bulbul which left a trail of destruction in several districts of the state earlier this month.
2019-11-18
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
ICMR lifetime award for Biocon chief Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw
Bengaluru, Nov 18 (IANS) The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has conferred a Lifetime Achievement Award on Biocon chairperson Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw for her outstanding contribution to healthcare and society, the biotechnology firm said on Monday.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine
Vendors file FIR against milk startup Doodhwala founders
Bengaluru, Nov 18 (IANS) A group of vendors has filed an FIR against Doodhwala founders Aakash Agarwal and Ebrahim Akbari, alleging the milk delivery startup owns them crores in dues.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy,Technology
Officials failing to curb Delhi-NCR pollution to be punished
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) The Union Environment Ministry and the states in the Delhi NCR region have agreed on a special campaign for rolling out anti-pollution measures, including taking action against negligent officials.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Telangana Labour Commissioner asked to decide on RTC strike
Hyderabad, Nov 18 (IANS) The Telangana High Court on Monday directed the Labour Commissioner to take a decision, within two weeks, on the 45-day long strike by the employees of Telangana State Road Transport Corporation.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Chidambaram punches holes in HC order, court clarifies
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) While the Delhi High Court on Monday clarified that there was no 'cut, copy, paste' job in P. Chidambaram's bail order, in a bail plea moved before the Supreme Court later the former Finance Minister cited it as ground.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
IWP to invest Rs 20 crore in Jammu and Kashmir plant
Kolkata, Nov 18 (IANS) Indian Wood Products, the largest manufacture of branded Katha (Catechu) in India, as part of its growth strategy, has decided to invest Rs 20 crore in its greenfield premium manufacturing unit in Jammu and Kashmir, a top company official said on Monday.
2019-11-18
Category: India, West Bengal,Business/Economy
Beware! Velvety 'triple palms' can be sign of lung cancer
Sao Paulo, Nov 18 (IANS) In a rare medical condition, a 73-year-old Brazilian woman was diagnosed with lung cancer after she showed up at a dermatologist's clinic with velvety 'triple palms'.
2019-11-18
Category: International, Brazil,Health/Medicine
Jio, BSNL watching evolving tariff call scenario
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Faced with almost no choice and amidst reports of government moving to set a floor price for voice and data, two hardest-hit telcos - Airtel and Vodafone - on Monday announced their decision to raise tariffs from next month while their arch-rival Reliance Jio has so far not made up its mind and is watching the developments.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Student leader arrested for assaulting cops
Shillong, Nov 18 (IANS) The Meghalaya police on Monday arrested a senior Khasi Student's Union (KSU) leader Ferdinald Kharkamni, who had absconded after assaulting cops at Umiam police station on October 15.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Rahul terms electoral bonds as bribes, Cong smells a rat
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) While the Congress, here on Monday, demanded immediate scrapping of electoral bonds citing corruption in the manner of their purchase, former party chief Rahul Gandhi termed it a bribe.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
99% of Xiaomi phones sold in India are made in India: COO
Sri City, Nov 18 (IANS) Almost all the phones that Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi sells in India are made in the country, according to the top company executive here on Monday.
2019-11-18
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Technology,Business/Economy
Documents reveal China's hardline stance towards Uighurs
Beijing, Nov 18 (IANS) An expose of over 400 internal Chinese government documents relating to Beijing's mass detentions of Uighurs, Kazakhs and other Muslim minorities in Xinjiang province highlights the Chinese state's hardline stance towards them, especially that of President Xi Jinping.
2019-11-18
Category: International, China,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
JNU students' march at behest of Left leaders: Spl Branch report (IANS Exclusive)
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) A confidential report of the Special Branch of Delhi police reveals that protesting students of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) had no initial plans to march towards Parliament. "At the behest of prominent CPI and CPI-M leaders, the student group finally decided on Saturday to lead a march to Parliament on Monday," says the report of the Special Branch sent to the Police headquarters.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Politics
Will oppose if Citizenship Bill goes against people: Sangma
Shillong, Nov 18 (IANS) Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Sangma on Monday said that neither his government nor his party, the National People's Party (NPP), will support the Citizenship Amendment Bill if the content of the proposed amendment goes against the interest of the people of the state and the northeast region.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Politics
Bopanna pulls out of Davis Cup tie against Pakistan
Kolkata, Nov 18 (IANS) Veteran doubles player Rohan Bopanna on Monday pulled out of India's Davis Cup tie against Pakistan due to a shoulder injury, which coach Zeeshan Ali feels is a setback but there were always plans to fall back on Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan who can now be included in the playing squad.
2019-11-18
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Tennis
India U19 squad for one day series against Afghanistan
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) The All-India Junior Selection Committee has picked the India U19 team for the five-match one-day series against Afghanistan to be played at the Ekana Cricket Stadium B ground in Lucknow.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
CCI clears Laptev's acquisition of Welspun Corp arm
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) The Competition Commission of India (CCI) on Monday said that it has approved the acquisition of Welspun Corp's 'Plates & Coiled Mill Division' by Laptev Finance Pvt Ltd.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Rajya Sabha members urge reforms, more working hours
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) On the occasion of the 250th session of Rajya Sabha on Monday, the members of the House, cutting across party lines, called for various reforms in proceedings, research oriented deliberations and sought more working hours.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
JNU student protest taking partisan hue
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) The agitation by students of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) is getting increasingly politicised as the battlelines are now drawn on ideological lines over the "gaushala vs paathshala" debate.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Politics
Lynn shatters Hales' record of highest individual T10 score
Abu Dhabi, Nov 18 (IANS) Days after being released by Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) for next years edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL), Chris Lynn made a statement by scoring the highest-ever individual score in the T10 format.
2019-11-18
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Malaika ditches car, hops into an autorickshaw
Mumbai, Nov 18 (IANS) Bollywood scorcher Malaika Arora ditched her car and chose to hop into autorickshaw when she stepped out of home a while back.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Agitating JNU students return to campus as detainees freed
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) After being detained for several hours, leaders of the Jawaharlal Nehru University Students Union, along with other protesters, were released by the Delhi Police on Monday evening after their march to Parliament was stopped.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Politics
Irani shuts trolls cracking dropout joke
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Union Minister of Women and Child Development Smriti Irani, while sharing a picture with the richest man in the world Bill Gates on social media, on Monday cracked a hilarious dropout joke about her educational background, giving a befitting reply to trolls.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Groom rides chopper to marry in style in Rajasthan
Jaipur, Nov 18 (IANS) To make the marriage memorable, a groom instead of riding a horse, as per the tradition, to the bride's place, hired a helicopter to reach the wedding venue in Gangapur city in Rajasthan.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Rajasthan,National
Ashoka Trust to receive UNESCO prize for eco-conservation
Paris, Nov 18 (IANS) Bengaluru-based environment think-tank Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment (ATREE) will be awarded the 2019 UNESCO Sultan Qaboos Prize for environmental conservation.
2019-11-18
Category: International, France,Environment/Wildlife
Tweet on rap by Kollywood star Suriya has fans in frenzy
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) A tweet by music composer GV Prakash Kumar on his Twitter handle @gvprakash, regarding a rap by Kollywood star Suriya for an upcoming movie, along with a picture of the duo at a recording studio, has triggered off fan frenzy.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Southern Cinema
JIL CoC takes up NBCC, Suraksha revised resolution plans
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) The committee of creditors (CoC) of the insolvent Jaypee Infratech (JIL) here on Monday discussed the revised resolution plans submitted on Sunday by the NBCC and the Suraksha Realty. It will meet again on November 28.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Cartelisation? Airtel, Vodafone issue similar tariff hike statements
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) The ongoing telecom crisis is set to hit the customers hard with two of the country's largest telcos -- Bharti Airtel and Vodafone -- deciding to hike tariffs from December 1 after they posted historic losses on account of provisioning for the AGR pending dues.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Kamal Haasan takes advice from Odisha CM on political future
Bhubaneswar, Nov 18 (IANS) Noted actor and Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM) founder-President Kamal Haasan on Monday met Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik here to seek advice on his political future.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
SC restores Sebi's power to restrain erring auditing firms
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday stayed a direction in the order of Securities Appellate Tribunal (SAT), which stopped market watchdog Sebi, from barring the auditors from auditing listed companies.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights
Order to salvage stricken naphtha tanker on Tuesday: Goa CM
Panaji, Nov 18 (IANS) The Mormugao Port Trust (MPT) will on Tuesday issue a formal order authorising a Dutch-based marine engineering firm, to finally salvage the naphtha-laden tanker Nu Shi Nalini, which ran aground off Panaji last month, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said here on Monday.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Goa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
D/N Test: Kohli, Rahane to be among first to reach Kolkata
Kolkata, Nov 18 (IANS) India captain Virat Kohli and deputy Ajinkya Rahane will be the first among the team members to reach the city for the much awaited first-ever Day/Night Test in the country, starting on Friday.
2019-11-18
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
Himachal HC summons top officials for inhumane jail conditions
Shimla, Nov 18 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh High Court on Monday directed the Additional Chief Secretary and the Director General (Prisons) to be present in the court on Wednesday in a petition related to inhumane conditions in jails in the state.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Eight soldiers trapped after avalanche hits Siachen
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Eight soldiers of the Indian Army were trapped in the Siachen Glacier in Ladakh area after being hit by avalanche on Monday.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Goa CM threatens defamation suit over land purchase charge
Panaji, Nov 18 (IANS) Even as the Opposition continues to bait Chief Minister Pramod Sawant over the purchase of several tracts of land in neighbouring Maharashtra, Sawant on Monday warned his critics of a defamation suit and said that while he had purchased land tracts in Sindhudurg district, the quantum of land purchased was not as much as was being alleged by his political opponents.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Maharashtra: Is India Inc nudging NCP to ally with BJP?
Mumbai, Nov 18 (IANS) Political circles are agog with speculation that some prominent corporate houses and business tycoons in Maharashtra, Gujarat and Delhi are reportedly intervening to solve the current political crisis that has gripped the state.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
#GoodNewwzTrailer garners over 63K likes on Twitter
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) The release of the official trailer of the upcoming film "Good Newwz" was followed by a flurry of tweets in praise of its stars Akshay Kumar and Kareena Kapoor, with quite a few memes also tagged under #GoodNewwzTrailer.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Suhana Khan makes acting debut in short film
New York, Nov 18 (IANS) : Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan's daughter Suhana Khan has made her acting debut on YouTube. Her debut act, in the short film "The Grey Part Of Blue", is available for viewing on the video sharing platform, and most fans who have watched the film have liked it.
2019-11-18
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
India's Pro League home matches to be played in Bhubaneswar
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) The Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar will host all of India's home matches in the FIH Pro League which will be held from January 11 to June 28, 2020, the International Hockey Federation (FIH) confirmed on Monday.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Hockey
Delhi govt approves 3 new hospitals
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) The Delhi government's Expenditure Finance Committee here on Monday approved the plan to build three hospitals, each having 650-bed capacity, to increase the access to secondary and tertiary healthcare. Construction is likely to start in two months.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Is watching porn linked to erectile dysfunction in men?
London, Nov 18 (IANS) If you are not enjoying a good bedroom life, blame pornography. According to a sexual health expert in UK, single or divorced men are more likely to suffer from erectile dysfunction (impotence) because they have become too used to porn or having 'unsatisfactory' sex lives.
2019-11-18
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Rs 20 lakh relief, job to Punjab Dalit victim's family
Chandigarh, Nov 18 (IANS) Acting on Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh's directives, the state government on Monday announced Rs 20 lakh in compensation for the family of the Dalit man murdered in Changali Kalan village in Sangrur district.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Ajit Pawar, Jayant Patil to lead NCP talks with Congress
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) While Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar kept up the suspense over government formation in Maharashtra, both NCP and Congress are trying to formulate a common strategy at the highest level to resolve all issues related to their tie-up.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Bharti Airtel, Vodafone Idea to hike tariffs from Dec 1
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) The ongoing telecom crisis is set to hit the customers hard with two of the country's largest telcos -- Bharti Airtel and Vodafone -- deciding to hike tariffs from December 1 after they posted historic losses on account of provisioning for the AGR pending dues.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Karnataka renews technology pact with Netherlands
Bengaluru, Nov 18 (IANS) Karnataka government on Monday renewed a 2016 agreement with the Netherlands for collaboration in the fields of health, cybersecurity, agri-tech and peace and justice.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy,Diplomacy
Salman Bhai inspires entire country when it comes to fitness: Aayush Sharma
Mumbai, Nov 18 (IANS) Actor Aayush Sharma, who next will seen in the film "Kwatha", feels that his superstar brother-in-law Salman Khan is a role model for the entire nation when it comes to fitness.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
ALERT: 8 soldiers trapped after avalanche at Siachen, search and rescue on
akd/rn/vd
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Environment/Wildlife,Crime/Disaster/Accident
JNU student delegation at HRD Ministry to submit demands
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) A four-member delegation of Jawaharlal Nehru University students, whose stir against proposed hike in hostel fees spilled onto the streets on Monday and created chaos in the city, reached the HRD Ministry here to submit their demands.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Politics
Centre plans stake sales in 28 state-run firms: Minister
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Union Minister of State for Finance Anurag Thakur on Monday informed the Lok Sabha that the Union Cabinet has given "in-principle" approval for the sale of strategic stake in 28 state-run companies, including national carrier Air India.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Politics
Health sector underperforming due to fragmentation: Niti Aayog
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) A report by the Niti Aayog has admitted that India's health system is underperforming and lagging behind many comparable countries in key performance indicators.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
New Sri Lanka Prez says will remain neutral on foreign policy
Colombo, Nov 18 (IANS) After swearing-in as the seventh Executive President of Sri Lanka, Gotabaya Rajapaksa stressed that Sri Lanka wants to stay out of conflicts among the world powers and would remain neutral in its foreign policy.
2019-11-18
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Politics
After BJP quits, Sena gets Mayor, Deputy Mayor in BMC
Mumbai, Nov 18 (IANS) With the Bharatiya Janata Party quitting the race, the Shiv Sena has bagged the prestigious posts of Mayor and Deputy Mayor of the country's richest and biggest civic body, BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), an official said.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
ALERT: Four-member delegation of JNU students reaches HRD ministry with demands
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2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Chidambaram cites cold weather to seek bail
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Senior Congress leader P. Chidambaram, seeking bail in the INX Media case, submitted in the Supreme Court on Monday that the onset of winter could affect his health adversely.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Panel bats for decriminalising more provisions of Companies Act
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) The Company Law Committee on Monday submitted its recommendations to Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on providing easier functioning for corporates in the country by further decriminalising the provisions of the Companies Act 2013.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Oppo defaming me vis-a-vis land purchases in Maha: Goa CM
Panaji, Nov 18 (IANS) Even as the Opposition continues to bait Chief Minister Pramod Sawant over purchase of several tracts of land in Maharashtra, Sawant on Monday, warned his critics of a defamation suit and said, that while he had purchased land tracts in Sindhudurg district, the quantum of land purchased, was not as much as was being alleged by his political opponents.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Centre can't judge Delhi water quality with 11 samples: Kejriwal
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday rejected the Centre's report on water quality in Delhi which claims it is "unsafe" and said a city's water quality cannot be declared as good or bad with just 11 samples.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Yeddiyurappa promises congenial business atmosphere
Bengaluru, Nov 18 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddiyurappa here on Monday assured entrepreneurs and the international community a congenial atmosphere for business, in the light of India rejecting the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP).
2019-11-18
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Business/Economy,Politics
Improve attendance, not create tension: Venkaiah to members
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Rajya Sabha Chairman M. Venkaiah Naidu is known for his alliterative style but he was perhaps at his best on Monday as he concluded the discussion on the role of the Upper House in Indian polity.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
4 involved in carrying out blast arrested in J&K
Srinagar, Nov 18 (IANS) Police in Pulwama busted a terror module responsible for carrying out blast in the area and arrested four terrorist aides involved in terror crime. They were arrested for their involvement in connection with a blast at Arihal area of Pulwama.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism
Fathima case: 2 students on fast, seek probe against faculty
Chennai, Nov 18 (IANS) Two students of the Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT-M) began an indefinite fast on Monday demanding an internal inquiry against the faculty members of the Humanities and Social Sciences Department for the suicide of first year student Fathima Latheef.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Sale of cow-dung cakes at US store fuels Twitterati's imagination
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) A Twitter post by an Indian journalist on Monday on the sale of cow-dung cakes in a US store for Rs 215 elicited witty responses from users.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology
Delhi Police in crosshairs of traffic jams on Monday
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) It was a harrowing time for Delhi police on Monday in the national capital. While controlling the JNU students, who took to the streets against the fee hike, Delhi Police forgot to look after other areas where jams are commonplace.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
No odd-even extenstion in Delhi: Kejriwal
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) With the air quality in the national capital improving, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Monday that the odd-even scheme will not be extended.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Neha Dhupia has an adorable wish as daughter Mehr turns one
Mumbai, Nov 18 (IANS) Neha Dhupia has an adorable birthday wish for her daughter Mehr, who turned one on Monday.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
India-France naval cooperation to rise: French Navy chief
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) India and France are looking to improve bilateral maritime defence co-operation after studying the entire spectrum of naval capabilities between the two nations, French Navy chief, Admiral Christophe Prazuck, said here on Monday.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Bill Gates meets PM Modi in Delhi
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Microsoft Corp co-founder Bill Gates, who is the chief guest of the eighth International Conference on Agriculture Statistics here, met Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Rajendra Chawla joins cast of 'Mere Dad Ki Dulhan'
Mumbai, Nov 18 (IANS) Actor Rajendra Chawla, known for playing character-driven roles in shows like "Saas Bina Sasural" and "Yeh Un Dinon Ki Baat Hai", has been roped in to play actor Varun Badola's doctor on screen in "Mere Dad Ki Dulhan".
2019-11-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Tanushree Dutta is on 'intense workout' mode
Mumbai, Nov 18 (IANS) Tanushree Dutta may not have announced a new film in a long time, but the actress sure believes in staying in shape. Lately, she has been spending a lot of time working out.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Kejriwal announces free sewer connections for 787 colonies
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday announced the 'Mukhyamantri Muft Sewer Connection Yojana', under which the Delhi government will provide free sewer connections to households in 787 colonies where sewer lines have been laid.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Govt moots Bill to streamline chit fund sector, TMC against
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) The Centre on Monday moved the Chit Fund (Amendment) Bill, 2019 for passage in the Lok Sabha to facilitate orderly growth of the chit fund sector, but this was opposed by Trinamool Congress which suggested it be "scrapped" and questioned its need as there is already an existing law.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Korea Masters: Srikanth looks to continue good form, Saina withdraws
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Kidambi Srikanth will be looking to continue the good outing he had at the Hong Kong Open when he takes the court at the Korea Masters. The Super 300 tournament starts with the qualifiers on Tuesday. Saina Nehwal's withdrawal means that there will be no Indian challenge in the women's singles category.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Badminton
India targets $26 bn defence industry by 2025: Rajnath
Bangkok, Nov 18 (IANS) India was committed to achieve $26 billion defence industry by 2025, said Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, here on Monday.
2019-11-18
Category: International, Thailand,Business/Economy,Defence/Security
Pawar keeps Sena guessing after talks with Sonia
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Putting a question mark on a Shiv Sena-Congress-NCP government formation in Maharashtra, NCP supremo Sharad Pawar on Monday remained non-committal after his talks with Congress chief Sonia Gandhi, saying they did not discuss about supporting any party.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Rishi Kapoor: Govt should name places after artistes rather than politicians
Mumbai, Nov 18 (IANS) Bollywood veteran Rishi Kapoor is upset because he feels the government does not treat the artistes' community well. He feels artistes are not honoured enough in India, the way it happens abroad.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Ayodhya: Ex-SIMI man is AIMPLB member asking for SC verdict review
Lucknow, Nov 18 (IANS) Syed Qasim Rasool Ilyas, a member of the All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) that is seeking a review of the Supreme Court verdict on the Ayodhya issue, has been a member of the banned Students Islamic Movement of India (SIMI).
2019-11-18
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
Haryana to have Department of Global Cooperation
Chandigarh, Nov 18 (IANS) The Haryana government on Monday decided to create the Department of Global Cooperation and Engagement to streamline and focus on initiatives for the promotion of investment, employment for youth and welfare of the non-resident Indians (NRIs) or persons of Indian origin.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Punjab,National,Diaspora,Politics
Airshed management may help tackle pollution: Experts
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Amid pollution turning into a serious national issue and the National Clean Air Programme (NCAP) largely staying limited to Delhi, experts here on Monday advocated airshed management to tackle pollution.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Health/Medicine
More voice to small states, clip govt role, say RS members
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Setting the minimum number of members from a state at six and clipping the role of the Central government in nomination of members by the President to the Upper House are some of the suggestions to strengthen the house's role as the Council of States.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Thousands of Disney+ accounts up for sale on Dark Web
San Francisco, Nov 18 (IANS) As Disney garnered over 10 million subscribers for its online streaming service Disney+ on its first day of operation, reports have surfaced on Monday that hackers have already hijacked thousands of accounts and put them up for sale on the Dark Web.
2019-11-18
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
RBI's future surplus transfers to depend on its net income
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) The Finance Ministry on Monday said that the quantum of RBI's surplus transfer to the government in the coming years would depend on the central bank's net income.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Pak political party leaders booked under anti-terrorism Act
Karachi, Nov 18 (IANS) Leaders of Jeay Sindh Qaumi Mahaz, a Pakistani political party that favours the rights of the Sindhi community, have been booked under sections pertaining to anti-nation and anti-government sloganeering, revolt, terrorism and criminal conspiracy.
2019-11-18
Category: International, Pakistan,International
Sanjay Suri: I feel underutilised as an actor
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Whether it was his debut role in "Pyaar Mein Kabhi Kabhi" or subsequent applauded acts in "Pinjar", "Jhankaar Beats" and "My Brother?Nikhil", actor Sanjay Suri has carved a niche with his understated performances over two decades now. But the actor feels like an underutilised artiste in the showbiz.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Nusrat Jahan in ICU, family dismisses 'rumours'
Kolkata, Nov 18 (IANS) Bengali actor and Trinamool Congress Lok Sabha member Nusrat Jahan was admitted to the ICU of the Apollo Gleneagles hospital following respiratory distress, sources close to her said on Monday, dismissing as "rumours" reports of drug overdose.
2019-11-18
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Cinema/Showbiz,Politics
Sawan, Ashi, Jashmehar star in Rd 2 of National Karting C'ship
Hyderabad, Nov 18 (IANS) Bengaluru's Sawan Satyanarayanan, Mumbai's Ashi Hanspal and Delhi's Jashmehar Jubbal stole the honours in Round 2 of the Sodi Kart Sprint of the JK Tyre FMSCI Naional Karting Championship 2019, winning their respective categories in Hyderabad late on Sunday.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Sports,Motorsports
Judges from Jamaica, Bhutan join CJI Bobde on dais
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) In an unprecedented gesture, a Bench headed by newly appointed Chief Justice Sharad Arvind Bobde and comprising Justices B.R. Gavai and Surya Kant on Monday sat on the dais with Chief Justice of Jamaica Bryan Sykes and Justice Kuenlay Tshering, a judge in the Supreme Court of Bhutan.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Sona Mohapatra 'elated' to get Tanushree Dutta's support
Mumbai, Nov 18 (IANS) Singer Sona Mohapatra is "truly elated" to receive actress Tanushree Dutta's support in her protest against composer Anu Malik being reinstated as judge on Sony TVs "Indian Idol Season 11". Last year, Malik was removed as Season 10 judge after Sona alleged that the composer had sexually harassed her. There were accusations against Malik by other singers such as Neha Bhasin, Shweta Pandit and Caralisa Monteiro, too.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Special Olympics Bharat trains medical professionals
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) A Train the Trainer (TTT) session was conducted by the Special Olympics Bharat on November 16 and 17 in the national capital as part of its Healthy Athletes program. The sessions were held across five disciplines of Fit Feet, Healthy Hearing, Health Promotion, Opening Eyes and Special Smiles.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Govt to induct fresh faces in Income Tax top echelons
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) In the top echelons of India's tax administration, the government is looking to infuse fresh faces and new blood after a series of sackings of senior tax officials.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Kejriwal slams Centre for not listing Bill on unauthorised colonies
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) A day after the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) accused the BJP of not listing a Bill to regularise the unauthorised colonies in the national capital in the winter session of the Parliament despite making promises, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday questioned the intention of the Centre on the issue and said that he will ensure that people living in such colonies get registry papers.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Vodafone Idea to raise tariffs from December 1
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Vodafone Idea Ltd (VIL) on Monday said that it will "suitably increase the prices of its tariffs" from December 1.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Centre bans Meghalaya-based insurgent group HNLC
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) The Central government on Monday banned Meghalaya-based insurgent group Hynniewtrep National Liberation Council (HNLC) and declared it and its factions, wings and front organisations as "unlawful associations".
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National
Musk plans $4.4 billion Tesla plant in Berlin
Berlin, Nov 18 (IANS) After Shanghai in China, Elon Musk has chosen Berlin as Tesla's next gigafactory outside the US where the company is planning to invest 4 billion euros ($4.4 billion) and produce 150,000 cars a year.
2019-11-18
Category: International, Germany,Technology
NCP-Cong to meet again in 2 days after Pawar-Sonia meet
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) The much anticipated Sharad Pawar-Sonia Gandhi meet took place on Monday evening but failed to end the Maharashtra stalemate.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Fortis exploring legal means on SC's contempt notice
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Fortis Healthcare on Monday said that it is exploring legal means in response to the Supreme Court's order last week which held the company guilty of contempt.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
CJI touches mother's feet after swearing-in, earns praise
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) The gesture of Justice Sharad Arvind Bobde to touch the feet of his nonagenarian mother soon after taking oath as the 47th Chief Justice of India here on Monday elicited scores of likes on Twitter after a user posted a picture of the occasion.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National
Disrupt terror networks for sustainable security: Rajnath
Bangkok (Thailand), Nov 18 (IANS) Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said in Bangkok on Monday that the international community should come together to eliminate terrorist safe havens and disrupt their networks and financing in order to thwart cross-border movements for achieving sustainable regional security is achieved.
2019-11-18
Category: International, Thailand,Diplomacy
IFFI, INOX celebrate 15 years of association
Panaji, Nov 18 (IANS) The cinema chain INOX Leisure Ltd (INOX) completes 15 years of association with the International Film Festival of India (IFFI), held every year in Goa.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Goa,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
1 held for attacking Karnataka Congress MLA with knife
Bengaluru, Nov 18 (IANS) An unemployed man was arrested for allegedly attacking and injuring Congress legislator Tanveer Sait with a knife in Mysuru, the police said on Monday.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
BJP demands deployment of central forces for Bengal bypolls
Kolkata, Nov 18 (IANS) Complaining of meagre deployment of central forces in the three bypolls in West Bengal, the BJP on Monday moved the Election Commission seeking adequate number of central troopers and demanding non-deployment of the state police personnel to ensure free and fair elections.
2019-11-18
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Too much of cricket making players mentally tired: Moeen Ali
Abu Dhabi, Nov 18 (IANS) After Virat Kohli, Moeen Ali has come out in support of Glenn Maxwell following the all-rounder's withdrawal from Australia's recent series against Sri Lanka for mental-health reasons.
2019-11-18
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Karan Johar: Good news to me is when actors charge low price for my film
Mumbai, Nov 18 (IANS) Filmmaker Karan Johar, who is readying his new multistarrer production "Good Newwz" for a Christmas release, says he feels really happy when an actor agrees to work for his banner at a lower price. He adds that Akshay Kumar, the hero of "Good Newwz", has not given him any good news so far on that front.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Darshan Raval unveils audio of new track 'Tu mileya'
Mumbai, Nov 18 (IANS) Singer Darshan Raval has released the audio of his new song "Tu mileya", which he has dedicated to his growing fans.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
UNSW welcomes Indian students to join cutting-edge research
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) As India aims to foster innovation and skills for its aspirational youth, the University of New South Wales (UNSW) in Sydney is keen to become the top destination for Indian students and research partners, it said in a statement on Monday.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
No Central funds for Delhi under 'National Clean Air Programme'
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) The national capital facing severe air pollution has not received any funds from the Centre under the 'National Clean Air Programme' despite being among the 102 non-attainment cities, the Rajya Sabha was informed on Monday.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Rioters' acts imitate terrorism: Hong Kong police
Hong Kong, Nov 18 (IANS) Condemning the escalating violence, Hong Kong police on Monday said that the latest attacks by rioters imitated terrorism, after a car attempted to hit an officer and a large group of rioters took away an arrested woman by force.
2019-11-18
Category: International, Hong Kong,Politics
TikTok begins testing 'link in bio' feature
Beijing, Nov 18 (IANS) Chinese short-video making platform TikTok has begun a limited test of a feature that lets its users to add links to e-commerce sites to their profile bio as well as offer creators the ability to send their viewers to shopping websites effortlessly to monetise its platform.
2019-11-18
Category: International, China,Technology
JNU students protest continues, demand rollback of fee hike
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) Students Union on Monday said that they will continue the protest until the demands of rollback of fee hikes and release of detained students are accepted.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Himachal Guv, Dalai Lama hold talks on Indian tradition
Dharamsala, Nov 18 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Governor Bandaru Dattatreya on Monday called on Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, here and both held talks on the relevance of ancient Indian tradition in promotion of peace of mind.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
Jailed Maoist, AJSU leader file nominations for Jharkhand polls
Ranchi, Nov 18 (IANS) Jailed Maoist leader Kudan Pahan, All Jharkhand Students Union (AJSU) president Sudesh Mahtoi and other candidates filed their nomination paper on Monday to contest the upcoming Jharkhand assembly polls.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Bihar,National
NESO opposes amendment of Citizenship Act, warns of stir
Shillong, Nov 18 (IANS) The North East Student's Organisation (NESO) on Monday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah, reiterating its strong opposition to the proposed amendment of the Citizenship Act, 1955 during the winter session of Parliament which began on Monday.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Politics
Bengaluru Tech Summit kicks off
Bengaluru, Nov 18 (IANS) Bengaluru Tech Summit (BTS), one of the premier technology summits of the country kicked off with Karnataka Chief Minister B. S. Yeddiyurappa inaugurating the same here.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy,Technology
Heidelberg eyes expansion through acquisitions
Chennai, Nov 18 (IANS) HeidelbergCement Group is planning to expand business through acquisitions and new facilities, according to a top company official, here on Monday.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy
Another human rights activist kidnapped in Pakistan
Islamabad, Nov 18 (IANS) In yet another incident, a human rights activist was kidnapped by four unidentified men in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, media reports said.
2019-11-18
Category: International, Pakistan,Politics
N-E students' union takes to street against CAB
Guwahati, Nov 18 (IANS) Student unions belonging to northeastern states on Monday staged protest rallies against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, which is likely to be tabled in the ongoing winter session of Parliament.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics
Two women from Andhra turned away by police at Sabarimala
Sabarimala, Nov 18 (IANS) The Kerala police on Monday afternoon did not allow women to go to the Sabarimala temple to pray. Two women from Andhra Pradesh, both under the age of 50, were disallowed from entering the shrine. The police turned them away after checking their identity cards.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics,Religion
Not sure, but Australian summer could be my last: Skipper Paine
Brisbane, Nov 18 (IANS) Australia captain Tim Paine on Monday said the upcoming Test series against Pakistan and New Zealand could be the last time he leads the side at home.
2019-11-18
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Himachal Cabinet recommends winter session from Dec 9
Shimla, Nov 18 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh Cabinet on Monday decided to recommend to the Governor to convene the winter session of the Assembly from December 9 to 14 in Dharamsala in Kangra district. It will have six sittings.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Politics
High stakes for Congress in Karnataka by-elections
Bengaluru, Nov 18 (IANS) The beleaguered opposition Congress in Karnataka faces an uphill task in retaining its Assembly seats in the December 5 by-elections, as it faces an upbeat ruling BJP and an estranged Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) ally at the hustings.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Miracle that AIADMK government survived, says Rajinikanth
Chennai, Nov 18 (IANS) Tamil movie star Rajinikanth said it was a "miracle" that the AIADMK government, headed by Chief Minister K. Palaniswami, has continued to be in power in Tamil Nadu, despite the predictions that it would barely last a few months.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Vijay's 'Bigil' is highest-grossing Tamil film in TN
Chennai, Nov 18 (IANS) Actor Vijays latest release 'Bigil' has emerged as the highest-grossing Tamil film of the year in Tamil Nadu, beating Ajiths 'Viswasam'.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz
Cong slams govt on electoral bonds
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Attacking the government over electoral bonds, the Congress on Monday alleged that anonymous donations through electoral bonds is tantamount to money laundering.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Vijender to face former Commonwealth champion on Nov 22
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Ace Indian boxer Vijender Singh announced on Monday that his next bout will be against Ghana's Charles Adamu on November 22. Vijender said that the fight will take place at Caesars Palace in Dubai.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Two Indian nationals arrested, claims Pakistan police
Bahawalpur (Pakistan), Nov 18 (IANS) Two men, said to be Indian nationals, have been arrested in Pakistan's Cholistan area for illegally entering the country, media reports said.
2019-11-18
Category: International, Pakistan,International
Russian petrol pump's bikini offer has Twitter in splits
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) The offer of free fuel to customers wearing bikini by a petrol pump in Russia was nothing less than a bombshell, and many men took up the dare to benefit themselves.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society
Sensex ends lower but metal, telecom stocks surge
Mumbai, Nov 18 (IANS) Despite handsome gains posted by telecom and metal scrips, Indian equities ended lower on Monday. The benchmark Sensex settled 72 points lower, the Nifty ended below the 11,900-point mark.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Injured monkey gets Maneka Gandhi's attention
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) BJP MP Maneka Gandhi on Monday came to the rescue of a simian lying injured on the roadside in central Delhi, after a journalist posted a picture of the animal on Twitter and tagged former Union Minister.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Injured money gets Maneka Gandhi's attention
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) BJP MP Maneka Gandhi on Monday came to the rescue of a simian lying injured on the roadside in central Delhi, after a journalist posted a picture of the animal on Twitter and tagged former Union Minister.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Bollywood is not my cup of tea: Muzaffar Ali
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Filmmaker Muzaffar Ali, credited for giving some critically acclaimed films including "Umrao Jaan", "Anjuman", "Gaman" and "Aagaman" feels that he does not fit in the scheme of things in contemporary Bollywood. "Though I still have a house in Mumbai and my son, Shaad Ali works in the industry, I dont think I would be very comfortable working there right now. The whole attitude and worshipping of icons, and they calling the shots just does not work for me. Not to mention, content is very strangely driven in that industry now," he told IANS.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National
Vigilance cases against 6,817 govt officers in Odisha
Bhubaneswar, Nov 18 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday said 6,817 corruption cases against government officials are under various stages of trial in courts.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
ALERT: JNU protest: Rapid Action Force, water cannons deployed near Jor Bagh in Delhi
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2019-11-18
Category: International, South Korea,
Samsung Galaxy S11 may offer 8K video recording
Seoul, Nov 18 (IANS) South Korean tech giant Samsung is reportedly planning to introduce 8K video recording support to its upcoming smartphone Galaxy S11.
2019-11-18
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
Not too sure, but Australian summer could be my last: Skipper Paine
Brisbane, Nov 18 (IANS) Australia captain Tim Paine on Monday said the upcoming Test series against Pakistan and New Zealand could be the last time he leads the side at home.
2019-11-18
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
TikTok owner ByteDance plans music streaming service in Dec
Beijing, Nov 18 (IANS) Chinese short video making app TikTok's owner ByteDance Technology Co Ltd is aiming to take on the likes of Spotify, Apple Music, Gaana, among others, with its own music streaming service in India in December, the media reported.
2019-11-18
Category: International, China,Technology
Sarfaraz should focus on domestic cricket for comeback: Imran
Islamabad, Nov 18 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has opined that former captain and wicketkeeper Sarfaraz Ahmed can make his way back to the national team through good performances in domestic cricket.
2019-11-18
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
JNU protest leads to massive traffic snarls in central Delhi
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Massive traffic snarls were reported in central Delhi on Monday as hundreds of protesting students of JNU were stopped from marching towards Parliament which also led to them scuffling with the police.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
RS marshals to don white Navy-like uniform in summers
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Marshals of Rajya Sabha are likely to don white uniforms, resembling those of Navy officers, during Parliament sessions in the summer season.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Airbnb and IOC announce global Olympic partnership
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) The International Olympic Committee (IOC) and Airbnb on Monday announced an agreement to support the Olympic Movement through to 2028.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Next visit to Sabarimala after I turn 50: 9-year-old girl
Sabarimala, Nov 18 (IANS) It was a message that drew everyone's attention. A young girl trekking the long route to the famed Sabarimala temple sported a placard around her neck reading: "Am 9 years now, next visit to the temple is after I finish 50 years, Lord Ayyappa".
2019-11-18
Category: India, Kerala,National
Himalaya launches 'Muskaan' initiative in Bengal
Kolkata, Nov 18 (IANS) Leading wellness firm The Himalaya Drug Company on Monday launched its flagship initiative -- 'Muskaan -- in West Bengal to create awareness about cleft disease in children.
2019-11-18
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Number of Indian students in US surpassed 2 lakh: Report
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) The number of Indians studying in the US increased by almost three per cent over the last year to 202,014, -- the sixth consecutive year marking such growth.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National
10 UP districts to submit report on stubble burning
Lucknow, Nov 18 (IANS) The Yogi Adityanath government of Uttar Pradesh has asked the officials of 10 districts in the state to submit reports by November 20 on incidents of stubble burning in their districts.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Priyanka Gandhi targets govt over electoral bonds
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi raised the issue of electoral bonds on Monday alleging that they were cleared by avoiding the Reserve Bank of India.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
BSP MP Danish Ali condemns JNU fee hike
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) Parliamentarian Danish Ali on Monday criticised the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) decision to hike hostel fees and said that poor students aspiring for higher education will suffer due to it.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Ashwin does a Jayasuriya during practice
Kolkata, Nov 18 (IANS) India's first ever pink ball Test is inching closer and the players are trying everything to ensure that they adapt as much as possible to the new conditions that come with the change in the colour of the ball.
2019-11-18
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
99% of our phones sold in India made in the country: Xiaomi
Sri City (Andhra Pradesh), Nov 18 (IANS) Almost all of the phones that Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi sells in India are made in the country, a top company executive said here on Monday, stressing that 'make in India' Xiaomi smartphones are now being exported to other countries too, though at a small scale.
2019-11-18
Category: India, New Delhi,Business/Economy,National,Technology
Do not call 'Bhai' to superiors: Odisha govt
Bhubaneswar, Nov 18 (IANS) The Odisha government has directed junior officers to maintain official decorum at the workplace and refrain from addressing their superiors as 'bhai'.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Orissa,National
Andhra assures sand availability through newspaper ads
Amaravati, Nov 18 (IANS) It's common for governments to release full-page advertisements in the leading dailies to mark the launch of a scheme or a project or an important occasion but the Andhra Pradesh government has done something unusual.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Congress slams Centre for disallowing MPs to visit Kashmir
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Leader of the Congress in the Lok Sabha Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury on Monday launched a scathing attack on the Centre for denying permission to members of Parliament to visit Jammu and Kashmir and giving access to members of the European Union in the region, making Kashmir an "international issue".
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
To the brink & back: Vodafone-Idea stocks jump 25%
Mumbai, Nov 18 (IANS) Vodafone-Idea Ltd (VIL), on Monday which had hinted at not being able to remain as a going concern if relief does not come for the sector, advanced nearly 25 per cent on the NSE over a possible government-led revival.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
10-yr-old's Christmas list is a hit withTwitterati
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) A 10-year-old girl's wish-list of items she looks forward to when Papa Xmas -- Santa Claus -- visits at the stroke of midnight on December 25 has won hearts of millions.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National
Finance Commission awaits terms of reference for J&K, Ladakh
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) N.K. Singh, the Chairman of the 15th Finance Commission on Monday said that the commission is yet to receive the additional terms of reference (TOR) for the newly formed union territories of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
India still projected as fastest growing economy: FM
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday said in the Lok Sabha that growth has decelerated, but there is no slump and India is still projected to be the fastest growing economy in FY20 among the G-20 nations.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
WC qualifier: India in do-or-die tie against Oman on the road
Muscat, Nov 18 (IANS) Indian football team will take on higher-ranked Oman in a do-or-die World Cup qualifying round match here on Tuesday.
2019-11-18
Category: International, Oman,Sports,Football
Goa opposition asks CM to clarify stand on Mhadei river water
Panaji, Nov 18 (IANS) Goa Deputy Chief Minister Vijai Sardesai on Monday challenged Chief Minister Pramod Sawant to campaign for the upcoming bypolls in Karnataka and repeat therein his promise of not sharing the Mhadei river waters with the neighbouring state.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Test won, but 'no days off' for skipper Kohli
Kolkata, Nov 18 (IANS) The Indian Test team is on a roll and so is skipper Virat Kohli. After registering yet another thumping win over Bangladesh in the first of the two Tests in Indore, Kohli added a new feather to his cap as he now has the most number of wins by an innings -- 10.
2019-11-18
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
Global public Cloud revenue to grow 17% in 2020: Gartner
Stamford, Nov 18 (IANS) The global public Cloud services market is expected to grow 17 per cent in 2020 to total $266.4 billion, which is up from $227.8 billion in 2019, a new forecast by Gartner Inc. said on Monday.
2019-11-18
Category: International, United Kingdom,Business/Economy,Technology
Boney Kapoor gets emotional while receiving ANR Award for Sridevi
Hyderabad, Nov 18 (IANS) Producer Boney Kapoor got teary-eyed while accepting Akkineni Nageswara Rao (ANR) Award on behalf of his late wife and eighties Bollywood superstar Sridevi.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Southern Cinema
Manushi Chillar: First shot for debut film was simply surreal
Mumbai, Nov 18 (IANS) Former beauty queen Manushi Chillar gave the first shot for her debut Hindi film "Prithviraj" on Monday. It was a "beautiful coincidence", she noted that she gave her first shot for the film on the same day she was crowned Miss World two years ago.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Nusrat Jahan admitted to hospital ICU with respiratory distress
Kolkata, Nov 18 (IANS) Bengali actor and Trinamool Congress Lok Sabha member Nusrat Jahan has been admitted to ICU at a hospital here following respiratory distress, sources close to her said on Monday.
2019-11-18
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Tablet market in India grows 7.8% in Q3, Lenovo leads
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) India's tablet PC market witnessed 7.8 per cent growth in the third quarter of 2019 compared to the same year-ago period -- with Lenovo, Samsung and Apple rounding off the top three spots, market research firm CyberMedia Research (CMR) said on Monday.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
ISL: Odisha FC inaugurates grassroots programme
Bhubaneswar, Nov 18 (IANS) With an aim of developing football from the grassroots in the state, Odisha's first ISL club Odisha FC officially inaugurated its grassroots football development programme at Sai International School here on Monday.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Orissa,Sports,Football
Ola, Microsoft Research to measure real-time air quality
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) In a bid to support the government's efforts to combat air pollution, private cab aggregator Ola and Microsoft Research on Monday joined hands to measure real-time street level air quality data in Delhi-NCR.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
India leads mobile ad fraud across Asia: Report
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) India is leading mobile ad fraud in Asia with a rate of 62 per cent as marketers are spending nearly 20 per cent of their advertising budget on ad fraud, a new report said on Monday.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Fringe group seeking publicity through my film, says 'Tony' director
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) "Rustom" writer Vipul K. Rawal, who got a legal notice for reportedly hurting religious sentiments of the Christian community through the poster of his film "Tony", says certain vested interest groups are looking to gain publicity through his debut directorial.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Executive must ensure greater respect for RS: Manmohan
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha as the council of states should be given "greater respect by the executive", and should have been consulted before the "drastic measures" were taken of converting a state into Union Territories and redrawing of its boundaries, former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said on Monday, in direct criticism of the government's move to abrogate Article 370 in Jammu & Kashmir.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
NC to fight for release of Farooq Abdullah, says party MP
Srinagar, Nov 18 (IANS) The National Conference (NC) will relentlessly work for the release of its party president Farooq Abdullah from detention so that he can participate in the ongoing Parliament session.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Now you can enjoy gaming in autonomous cars
Toronto, Nov 18 (IANS) Researchers have designed multiplayer games where occupants of autonomous vehicles can play with other players in self-driving cars within near distance.
2019-11-18
Category: International, Canada,Technology
Highstakes for Congress in Karnataka by-polls
Bengaluru, Nov 18 (IANS) The beleaguered opposition Congress in Karnataka faces an uphill task in retaining its assembly seats in the December 5 by-elections, as it faces an upbeat ruling BJP and an estranged Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) ally at the hustings.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Rahul Bose: Would like to play Sherpa Tenzing Norgay in biopic
Mumbai, Nov 18 (IANS) Actor Rahul Bose, who was a part of Indian national rugby team, has expressed his desire to play Nepali-Indian mountaineer Tenzing Norgay, who was one of the first two mountaineers to scale Mount Everest along with Sir Edmund Hillary.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Vardhan, Kejriwal in wordy duel on Twitter over Delhi water
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) A tweet by Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on the poor quality of potable water in national capital Delhi and subsequent reaction of Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal trended on Twitter on Monday.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Turkish cybercriminals hack Tripura ATMs, steal huge cash
Agartala, Nov 18 (IANS) After Assam, suspected cybercriminals from Turkey have stolen huge amounts of cash from ATMs through ATM-cloning devices installed in Tripura's capital Agartala, police said on Monday.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Tripura,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
BJP quits Mumbai Mayor race, Sena to retain post
Mumbai, Nov 18 (IANS) Targeting the post of Maharashtra Chief Minister, the Bharatiya Janata Party on Monday decided to opt out of the race for the prestigious post of Mumbai Mayor, hoping to mollify its former ally Shiv Sena.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,National
RCB can't just rely on Virat, ABD to win IPL: Moeen Ali
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) has been one team in the Indian Premier League (IPL) which shows a lot of promise and has an abundance of talent but flatters to deceive every year in the cash-rich league. Be it their skipper Virat Kohli, match-winner AB de Villiers or leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal, RCB have a number of match winners.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
'Dwarka Expressway, Mumbai's Powai among realty hotspots'
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) The Dwarka Expressway in the National Capital Region (NCR) and Powai area in Mumbai are among the major growing real estate markets in the country, a report said on Monday.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Shruti Haasan heads to UK soon for upcoming concerts
Mumbai, Nov 18 (IANS) Actress-singer Shruti Haasan has the Tamil film "Laabam" and an untitled Telugu project coming up, and is also focussing on her musical journey. She will head to the UK later this month for her latest gigs.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Southern Cinema
Bengaluru Tech Summit kicks off
Bengaluru, Nov 18 (IANS) Bengaluru Tech Summit, one of the premier technology summit of the country kicked off with Karnataka Chief Minister B. S. Yeddiyurappa inaugurating the same here.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy,Technology
With praise for NCP in RS, Modi sparks speculation
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Speaking on the 250th session of the Rajya Sabha, Prime Minister Modi praised the NCP, a party that has emerged as a kingmaker in Maharashtra, sparking speculation amid the political deadlock in the state. The PM praised NCP and BJD for deciding to stay away from the well of the House.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Rahul Bose: Would like to Sherpa Tenzing Norgay in biopic
Mumbai, Nov 18 (IANS) Actor Rahul Bose, who was a part of Indian national rugby team, has expressed his desire to play Nepali-Indian mountaineer Tenzing Norgay, who was one of the first two mountaineers to scale Mount Everest along with Sir Edmund Hillary.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Have to get used to the bounce at Gabba: Smith
Brisbane, Nov 18 (IANS) Australia's premier batsman Steve Smith on Monday said he is focussing on getting used to the bounce at the Gabba here ahead of their first Test against Pakistan from Thursday.
2019-11-18
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Ganguly's energy egged me on while designing D/N Test mascots: Aniket
Kolkata, Nov 18 (IANS) It was Sourav Ganguly's 'infectious' energy that encouraged a young city designer to bring out his best to the table and get the nod for India's first-ever Day/Night Test's official mascots 'Pinku-Tinku' at one go. With three days to go for the Test match and CAB unveiling the much-awaited event's official mascots, there is palpable excitement in the air as the city gears up to witness history.
2019-11-18
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
Alibaba Singles' Day sales logs 5.44 lakh orders per second
Beijing, Nov 18 (IANS) Alibaba Group Holding on Monday revealed that 'Alibaba Cloud,' the data intelligence backbone of the company, successfully handled peak order rate of 5.44 lakh per second during the 24-hour "11.11 global shopping festival" that recorded $38.4 billion gross merchandise volume (GMV).
2019-11-18
Category: International, China,Business/Economy,Technology
Politburo is not like Congress high command: Vijayan
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 18 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Monday told the state Assembly that CPI(M) politburo is not like the Congress party's high command as his party functions as per the party rules.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Hungry Indian gaming creators arrive on YouTube's global map
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Unrepresented in the global online gaming community till couple of years back, India today is churning out next-generation of gaming creators on YouTube and the momentum is picking up fast not only in English and Hindi but also in vernacular languages, a top company executive said on Monday.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Lifestyle/Fashion,Technology
I-League clubs help develop grassroot level football: TRAU FC sponsor
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) The recently promoted I-League outfit TRAU FC has surprised all by managing to get a sponsor as Aciesta Sports Alliance -- a Kolkata based sports management & development firm -- has come forward to become their title sponsor. At a time when even the top clubs have failed to get sponsors, this comes as a pleasant surprise.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
2016 Dhaka cafe attack verdict on Nov 27 (2nd Ld)
Dhaka, Nov 18 (IANS) An anti-terrorism tribunal in Bangladesh will on November 27 deliver its verdict in the 2016 Holey Artisan cafe attack case that killed 22 people, including an Indian student among foreign nationals, reports said on Monday.
2019-11-18
Category: International, Bangladesh,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Terrorism
Bigg Boss 13: Got closer to Rashami on show, says Arhaan
Mumbai, Nov 18 (IANS) Actress Rashami Desai's rumoured boyfriend and model Arhaan Khan is the latest contestant to be evicted from "Bigg Boss season 13", and he is in "complete shock".
2019-11-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Attend Parl Standing Committee meetings: Naidu to MPs
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) After last week's incident when a key meeting on air pollution had to be postponed after some MPs failed to show up, Rajya Sabha Chairperson M Venkaiah Naidu on Monday appealed to parties to ensure that members attend the Parliamentary Standing Committee meetings regularly.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Divine, Amit Trivedi, B Praak at Bollywood Music Project 5.0
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) The fifth edition of Bollywood Music Project is about to launch next month, and fans will get to watch over 50 artistes in action, including Divine, B Praak and Amit Trivedi in Delhi-NCR and Mumbai.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Pakistan tests Shaheen-1 missile
Islamabad, Nov 18 (IANS) Pakistan has successfully conducted training launch of the Shaheen-1 the Surface-to-Surface Ballistic Missile (SSBM), military spokesman Major Geneal Asif Ghafoor said on Monday.
2019-11-18
Category: International, Pakistan,International
Sisodia welcomes Russian delegation for 'Days of Moscow'
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) The Delhi government on Monday welcomed a delegation from Russia for the 'Days of Moscow in Delhi' -- a two-day celebration being held in the national capital.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Art/Culture/Books
2016 Dhaka cafe attack verdict on Nov 27
Dhaka, Nov 18 (IANS) An anti-terrorism tribunal in Bangladesh will on November 27 deliver its verdict in the 2016 Holey Artisan cafe attack case that killed 22 people, including foreign nationals, it was reported on Monday.
2019-11-18
Category: International, Bangladesh,Politics
Salman Khan appeals fitness lovers not to use steroids
Mumbai, Nov 18 (IANS) Superstar Salman Khan, who has inspired millions of people in the country to take up fitness with his muscular brawn, has urged fitness freaks not to use steroids, pointing out that such substances triggered off liver and kidney ailments besides causing other harmful effects to the body.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Kim Jong-un supervises airborne landing training: Report
Seoul, Nov 18 (IANS) North Korean state media in a report on Monday said that leader Kim Jong-un supervised an airborne landing training, while emphasizing the need to improve the country's war preparedness.
2019-11-18
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
Bratislava takes winning streak to 9 in Slovak hockey league
Bratislava, Nov 18 (IANS) A whopping nine victories in succession for Slovan Bratislava hockey club has given them a comfortable 11-point lead at the top of Slovakia's premier ice-hockey league, Tipsport Liga. At the other end of the league table, Nove Zamky lost their sixth match in a row.
2019-11-18
Category: International, Slovakia,Sports,Other Sports
Abu Jayed takes tips from Shami to prepare for D/N Test
Indore, Nov 18 (IANS) Bangladesh pacer Abu Jayed has said he took tips from India's Mohammed Shami after the first Test and spoke about his preparation for the pink ball Test, slated to be held at the iconic Eden Gardens in Kolkata from November 22.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,Sports,Cricket
Utility hints at possible power outage in California
San Francisco, Nov 18 (IANS) The San Francisco-based Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) has said that strong winds could lead to another power outage in Northern California this week.
2019-11-18
Category: International, Costa Rica,Environment/Wildlife
Flood-hit Venice to reopen all schools
Venice, Nov 18 (IANS) The flood-hit Italian city of Venice will reopen all schools that were earlier closed due to high water tides, the city's mayor Luigi Brugnaro has confirmed.
2019-11-18
Category: International, Italy,Politics
Sabarimala revenue soars as pilgrims flock in new season
Sabarimala (Kerala), Nov 18 (IANS) Within 24 hours early on Monday of the opening of the Sabarimala temple for this season's pilgrimage, its revenue has crossed Rs 3.28 crore, up by Rs 1.28 crore, as compared to the opening day in the previous season.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics,Religion
Mutations in gene linked to heart failure discovered
New York, Nov 18 (IANS) Researchers have identified new mutations in a gene commonly associated with non-ischemic dilated cardiomyopathy (NIDC), a disease that weakens the heart muscle, making it more difficult to adequately circulate blood to meet the body's needs.
2019-11-18
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Shiv Sena stages walkout from LS over farmers issue
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Amid power tussle, Shiv Sena on Monday raised voice against its former alliance partner BJP on the first day of the winter session of Parliament, seeking immediate relief for farmers affected by unseasonal rains in parts of Maharashtra and staged a walkout from the Lok Sabha.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Abu Jayed takes tips Shami to prepare for pink ball Test
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Bangladesh pacer Abu Jayed has said he took tips from India's Mohammed Shami after the first Test and spoke about his preparation for the pink ball Test, slated to be held at the iconic Eden Gardens in Kolkata from November 22.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
BJP slams Delhi govt over 'poor water', Paswan wants testing
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) The reported 'poor' quality of Delhi's drinking water featured in Parliament with two BJP MPs attacking Delhi's AAP government over it, and Union Minister of Consumer Affairs Ram Vilas Paswan stating that the central government is not interested in doing politics over the issue but the AAP should go for quality testing of drinking water.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National
'One Mic Stand': Of Shashi Tharoor's wit and little else (IANS Review: Rating: * * & 1/2)
"One Mic Stand" (Limited stand-up comedy series on Amazon Prime); Featuring: Shashi Tharoor, Bhuvan Bam, Taapsee Pannu, Richa Chadha, Vishal Dadlani, Zakir Khan, Kunal Kamra, Angad Singh Ranyal, Rohan Joshi, Ashish Shakya and Sapan Verma; Rating: * * & 1/2 (two and a half stars)
2019-11-18
Category: India, New Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Police, protesters clash at HK varsity campus
Hong Kong, Nov 18 (IANS) Hundreds of protesters besieged by police in Hong Kong's Polytechnic University for more than 12 hours remained holed up in the campus on Monday, after an extremely volatile day hitherto unseen in the anti-government protest movement that has been roiling the Asian financial hub for over five months.
2019-11-18
Category: International, Hong Kong,Politics
Google Stadia set to be launched with 22 games
San Francisco, Nov 18 (IANS) Google Vice President Phil Harrison confirmed on Monday that company's game streaming platform Stadia's launch day lineup has been expanded with ten more games, bringing the total to 22.
2019-11-18
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
4 killed in mass California shooting
Los Angeles, Nov 18 (IANS) At least four people were killed and six others injured in a mass shooting at a family gathering by "unknown suspects" who were yet to be arrested, in California's Fresno city, police said.
2019-11-18
Category: International, United States,Politics
Uddhav cancels Ayodhya visit on Nov 24
Ayodhya, Nov 18 (IANS) Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray's proposed visit to Ayodhya on November 24 has been cancelled. Sena sources said that a fresh date will be announced later.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
ALERT: Not doing politics over water, demand quality testing: Ram Vilas Paswan
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2019-11-18
Category: International, Pakistan,
Pakistan dengue cases nearing 50,000
Islamabad, Nov 18 (IANS) Dengue outbreak has set a new record with the number of reported cases surging to 49,587 in Pakistan during the current year, taking a leap of over 5,000 cases in less than two weeks, it was reported on Monday.
2019-11-18
Category: International, Pakistan,International
Jackky Bhagnani bags rights for desi version of Arabic song
Mumbai, Nov 18 (IANS) Actor-producer Jackky Bhagnani has acquired rights to create the Indian adaptation of the Arabic song, "Mi Gna" by Armenian-American DJ Super Sako.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Aamir Khan makes an impressive 'Laal Singh Chaddha'
Mumbai, Nov 18 (IANS) Superstar Aamir Khan on Monday unveiled his look from "Laal Singh Chaddha".
2019-11-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Massive wildfire doubled Scotland's emissions: Study
Edinburgh, Nov 18 (IANS) A massive wildfire in May doubled Scotland's greenhouse gas emissions for the six days it burnt, a study has estimated.
2019-11-18
Category: International, United Kingdom,Environment/Wildlife
Vivo refreshes its Y series in India with Y19 at Rs 13,990
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Refreshing its Y series in India, Chinese handset maker Vivo on Monday launched the Y19 with a hefty 5000mAh battery at Rs 13,990.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Gandhis' SPG removal: Congress to raise matter in LS
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Miffed over the removal of the Special Protection Group (SPG) from the security cover given to Congress interim President Sonia Gandhi, former party chief Rahul Gandhi, former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, Assam MP Pradyut Bordoloi on Monday gave an adjournment notice in the Lok Sabha.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National
Taj Mahal will now be in Agravan, instead of Agra?
Lucknow, Nov 18 (IANS) After changing the names of Allahabad to Prayagraj and Mughalsarai to Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Nagar, the Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh is planning to change the name of Agra to Agravan.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Protesting JNU students stopped before Parliament
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Police on Monday stopped hundreds of JNU students from continuing with their protest march to Parliament by putting up barricades.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Sena, BJP have to choose their path: Pawar
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Ahead of Nationalist Congress Party supremo Sharad Pawar's meeting with Congress interim chief Sonia Gandhi, the former on Monday said in Maharashtra the BJP and Shiv Sena had fought the elections together and "they have to choose their paths".
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
40% parents struggle to see depression signs in kids
New York, Nov 18 (IANS) Telling the difference between a teen's normal ups and downs or something bigger is among the top challenges parents face while identifying depression among the youth, says a new study.
2019-11-18
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
J'khand CM, BJP rebel Rai file nominations against each other
Ranchi, Nov 18 (IANS) Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das and rebel BJP leader Saryu Rai on Monday filed nomination papers against each other from Jamshedpur East seat.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Lyft inches a step closer to driverless ridesharing:Report
San Francisco, Nov 18 (IANS) Top US ride-hailing company Lyft is moving closer towards self-driving ridesharing as it has added Chrysler Pacifica hybrids to its autonomous vehicle (AV) testing fleet.
2019-11-18
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Take care of your elderly parents: Pankaj Kapur
Mumbai, Nov 18 (IANSlife) Thespian Pankaj Kapur who recently published "Dopehri" -- his debut novel on the life of an elderly widow -- believes that the least an individual can do is take care of their parents.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,IANS Life
Will demand action against erring JNU students: BJP MP
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) BJP MP Ramesh Bidhuri has said he will raise in Parliament the issue of the protesting JNU students' violence and why no action is being taken against the erring students.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
To the brink & back: Vodafone Idea jump 18%
Mumbai, Nov 18 (IANS) Vodafone-Idea (VIL) on Monday advanced nearly 18 per cent on the NSE over investors renewed interest in telecom stocks over a possible government-led revival. Bharti Airtel also surged by 3.5 per cent.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Software is eating trade, digital platforms replacing agreements
Since India rejected RCEP (Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership) with ASEAN and six other countries, most commentators have focused on reasons for exit. The government has reiterated that it was a decision in the interest of the country. Impact on farmers due to agri-imports impact is one of the dominant reason. There are more powerful forces at play shaping the structure of global trade that India needs to account for in any trade negotiation going forward.
2019-11-18
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Opinion/Commentary
China sails 1st indigenous aircraft carrier through Taiwan Strait
Taipei, Nov 18 (IANS) China has sent its first domestically manufactured aircraft carrier, known as 002, across the Taiwan Strait, the island's Ministry of National Defence confirmed.
2019-11-18
Category: International, Taiwan, Province Of China,Defence/Security
HK court declares mask ban excessive, unconstitutional
Hong Kong, Nov 18 (IANS) A British colonial-era emergency law revived by Hong Kongs government to ban masks in the ongoing protests was on Monday ruled by the High Court to be excessive and unconstitutional.
2019-11-18
Category: International, Hong Kong,Politics
UK parties in court over TV debate exclusion
London, Nov 18 (IANS) The UK High Court will on Monday consider separate legal challenges from the Liberal Democrats and the Scottish National Party (SNP) over their exclusion from ITV's general election debate.
2019-11-18
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
JNU students defy Section 144, march to Parliament
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Demanding complete rollback of the hostel fee hike, the Jawaharlal Nehru University Students' Union (JNUSU) on Monday carried out a march to Parliament, as the winter session begins.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Sena protests against Mumbai Metro, builders on pollution
Mumbai, Nov 18 (IANS) Returning to its aggressive style, the Shiv Sena South Mumbai wing protested against the MMRDA and some private builders for air and noise pollution and huge traffic snarls in south Mumbai's congested Thakurdwar region, party leaders said.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Pawar takes u-turn on alliance with Shiv Sena
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Ahead of Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) supremo Sharad Pawar's meeting with Congress interim chief Sonia Gandhi, the former on Monday took a dramatic u-turn on a possible alliance with the Shiv Sena in Maharashtra and said the BJP and Shiv Sena fought together and they have to choose their paths.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Top govt panel to decide on JNU stalemate
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) The Union Human Resource Development Ministry formed a high-powered panel on Monday to recommend measures for restoration of normal functioning of the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU).
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
China's central bank cuts repo interest rates after 4 years
Beijing, Nov 18 (IANS) The People's Bank of China (PBOC) on Monday reduced the interest rates on repurchase agreements, or repos - one of its main short-term liquidity tool - for the first time in more than four years.
2019-11-18
Category: International, China,Business/Economy
SC to hear Chidambaram's bail plea
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear former finance minister P. Chidambaram's bail plea in the INX Media money laundering case.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Jaipur-based designer to hire more women artisans
Jaipur, Nov 18 (IANS) AKFD Storey, a globally recognised multidisciplinary design practise and manufacturing entity based in Jaipur, which shot to fame after designing Mudra installations at Delhi international Airport and winning the UN seal of excellence four times, has announced to hire one-third of women artisans in its new facility which was unveiled on November 16 here.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Lifestyle/Fashion,Immigration/Law/Rights
LS: Opposition raises Farooq's detention, Kashmir
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) The Congress and some other opposition parties on Monday protested in the Lok Sabha seeking release of detained Jammu and Kashmir National Conference leader Farooq Abdullah and others, as well as on the "instability" in Kashmir.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Key questions in LS on 1st day of winter session
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) As the winter session of Parliament starts on Monday, there's a host of questions that are lined up for the government to answer in the Lok Sabha. These pertain to issues of economy, Corporate Affairs, Culture and Tribal affairs, economic slowdown, bank merger among others.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National
Gotabaya Rajapaksa sworn-in as 7th SL Prez
Colombo, Nov 18 (IANS) Former Defence Minister Gotabaya Rajapaksa was on Monday sworn-in as the seventh Executive President of Sri Lanka after winning the crucial election held on November 16.
2019-11-18
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Politics
'Foreign PEs pumped $14 bn in realty during 2015-19'
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Foreign private equity firms invested around $14 billion during the period starting 2015 to the quarter ended September of 2019 with most of the investments in the commercial real estate sector, says a data by Anarock Capital.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Give 2-yr-moratorium, lower interest rate, longer repayment time: COAI to govt
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) The mobile industry has urged Government to help the telcos restructure their debts with a two-year moratorium, lower interest and longer repayment time to help them come out of the financial crisis which has been aggravated by the AGR order of the Supreme Court.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
'Medical emergency' in Delhi: BJP's Manoj Tiwari
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Delhi BJP MP Manoj Tiwari on Monday drove to Parliament on a bicycle and slammed Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal over a study that said supplied water in the city is not good for drinking as it failed to meet the quality parameters, adding there was a "medical emergency" in the capital.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
User data not affected from new MP4 file bug: WhatsApp
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) WhatsApp on Monday said no user data was affected owing to a new bug where a specially-crafted malicious MP4 file may have used the vulnerability to trigger the remote code execution (RCE) and denial of service (DoS) cyber attack when downloaded by a user on both Android and iOS devices.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Rajya Sabha marshals' uniform changes to military green
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) On the first day of the winter session of Parliament, Rajya Sabha members were surprised with the new uniform of the marshals standing beside the seat of Chairman as earlier it was a turban with Indian attire.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Needed strength around the bowling department: Zaheer
Mumbai, Nov 18 (IANS) Former left-arm pace ace Zaheer Khan, who is the Director of Cricket Operations at Mumbai Indians, feels the defending champions needed some strength in their bowling department and hence the trade ins were a reflection of that. The 2011 World Cup winner also stressed that this season would be a different one with the team dynamics also shifting.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
FM to table Chit Fund Amendment Bill in LS
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Parliament will take up the Chit Fund (Amendment) Bill, 2019 on the first day of the session, which is aimed at putting in place a mechanism to ensure transparency in chit fund schemes and protect subscribers and regulate the industry.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Pawar to meet Sonia to discuss alliance with Sena
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) supremo Sharad Pawar will meet Congress interim President Sonia Gandhi on Monday evening to discuss a possible alliance with the Shiv Sena to form a government in Maharashtra.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Take care of your elderly parents: Pankaj Kapur
Mumbai, Nov 18 (IANSlife) Actor-thespian Pankaj Kapur, who has recently published "Dopehri", his debut novel on the life of an elderly widow, believes that the least an individual can do is take care of their parents.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,IANS Life
4 new MPs take oath in Lok Sabha
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Four newly-elected Members of Parliament took oath in the Lok Sabha on day one of the winter session of Parliament on Monday.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Comfort, good quality most important for me: Harbhajan
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANSlife) Indian cricketers are loved and followed not just for their performance on the ground, their uber cool fashion game, unique style and fitness too catch the fancy of many. One among them is veteran Indian cricketer Harbhajan Singh who has been giving major fashion and fitness goals.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
International Criminal Court may probe UK war crimes cover-up
The Hague, Nov 18 (IANS) The International Criminal Court (ICC) has said that it could open its first investigation into the British military following a BBC programme about alleged war crimes, it was reported on Monday.
2019-11-18
Category: International, Netherlands,Politics
SC to hear Chidambaram's bail plea
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram's bail plea in the INX Media money laundering case.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Sony announces Android 10 roadmap for 8 smartphones
Tokyo, Nov 18 (IANS) Japanese electronics-maker Sony has released the list of smartphones that will be updated to Android 10, starting December.
2019-11-18
Category: International, Japan,Technology
'Mardaani 2' focuses crimes committed by juveniles: Director
Mumbai, Nov 18 (IANS) Director Gopi Puthran says ideas for films like "Mardaani 2" tend to come from some real life inspirations because the horrific nature of crimes in papers do shock and stay with people.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
'It's a period of far greater democracy in publishing'
Mumbai, Nov 18 (IANSlife) Alexander McCall Smith, the 71-year-old British author of his bestselling "The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency" series and "Detective Varg" series, may not be a fussy writer, but is given to a disciplined life, and finds the literary world of today more democratic and vast than ever before.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,IANS Life
Home decor ideas that are light on your pocket
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANSlife) It is the time of the year when you want to start everything around you afresh. Dont let your budget stifle your decor enthusiasm in 2020.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Lil Jon grateful to US Embassy after Vietnam detainment drama
Los Angeles, Nov 18 (IANS) Rapper Lil Jon had to call on US Embassy representatives for help in Vietnam after he was detained by airport customs officials.
2019-11-18
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Keeping bones, joints healthy
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANSlife) Bones provide a structure to our body and protect our organs. Joints are complex structures of bones made functional by adjoining muscles. Joints allow movement and stability. Therefore, it is important to maintain them in good health says Dr Harshavardhan Hegde, Executive Director, Orthopaedics and Bone & Joint Surgery, Fortis Escorts Heart Institute.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Julie Andrews was offered cocaine at party
Los Angeles, Nov 18 (IANS) Award-winning actress Julie Andrews has said she was once offered cocaine at a party by hosts who were curious to see how "Mary Poppins would react".
2019-11-18
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Delhi Police launches probe in Kali Mandir fraud case
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) The Economic Offences Wing (EOW) of Delhi Police has launched a probe in a case of misappropriation of gold and silver jewellery at Kali Mandir in Chittaranjan Park here, police said on Monday.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
4 killed in mass California shooting
Los Angeles, Nov 18 (IANS) At least four people were killed and six others injured in a mass shooting by "unknown suspects" who remain at large in California's Fresno city, police said.
2019-11-18
Category: International, United States,Politics
Justice Bobde takes oath as 47th CJI
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Justice Sharad Arvind Bobde on Monday was sworn in as the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of India by President Ram Nath Kovind at Rashtrapati Bhavan here.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Jewels from France's last empress to be on auction
London, Nov 18 (IANSlife) Historic ruby- and diamond-studded jewellery, once owned by Frances last empress Eugenie de Montijo (1826-1920), is headed to global auction.
2019-11-18
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz,IANS Life,National
I have not been loved like this ever: Kanika Kapoor
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANSlife) Bollywood singer Kanika Kapoor, who is known for peppy numbers like "Baby Doll" (Ragini MMS 2) and "Chittiyaan Kalaiyaan" (Roy), says she has never been loved like the way her fans have showered her with.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,IANS Life,National
Telangana RTC union leader continues fast in hospital
Hyderabad, Nov 18 (IANS) The indefinite strike by employees of Telangana State Road Transport Corporation (TSRTC) entered its 45th day on Monday even as their leader Ashwathama Reddy continued his hunger strike at a hospital here.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
4 army personnel injured in Kabul suicide blast
Kabul, Nov 18 (IANS) At least four military personnel were injured due to a suicide blast outside an Afghan army training centre here on Monday, police said.
2019-11-18
Category: International, Israel,Terrorism
Want open discussion on all matters: PM Modi
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said he wants an open discussion on all matters and hoped for a productive winter session of Parliament.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
S. Korea wins team event at FIE men's sabre WC
Cairo, Nov 18 (IANS) Top seed South Korea overcame Hungary to win the team event at the first International Fencing Federation (FIE) men's sabre World Cup of the season here on Sunday.
2019-11-18
Category: International, Egypt,Sports,Other Sports
Field completed for FIBA Women's Olympic Qualifying Tournaments
Beijing, Nov 18 (IANS) All 16 participants of the FIBA Women's Olympic Qualifying Tournaments 2020 have been confirmed following the conclusion of the Pre-Qualifying Tournaments in Asia-Oceania, Americas and Africa.
2019-11-18
Category: International, China,Sports,Other Sports
Rajasthan: 11 dead, 15 injured as bus collides with truck
Jaipur, Nov 18 (IANS) Eleven people were killed while over 15 others were injured when a bus collided with a truck on Monday morning in Bikaner near Lakhasar village in Rajasthan, police officials said.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Key questions in LS on 1st day of winter session
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) As the winter session of Parliament starts on Monday, there's a host of questions that are lined up for the government to answer in the Lok Sabha. These pertain to issues of economy, Corporate Affairs, Culture and Tribal affairs, economic slowdown, bank merger among others.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Maniesh Paul joins 'Frozen' universe
Mumbai, Nov 18 (IANS) Actor Maniesh Paul has dubbed for the character of Kristoff in the Hindi version of Hollywood animated movie "Frozen 2".
2019-11-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Justice Bobde takes oath as 47th CJI
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind on Monday administered the oath of office of the Chief Justice of India to Justice Sharad Arvind Bobde.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
New Spotify feature creates customized road trip playlists
San Francisco, Nov 18 (IANS) The online music streaming service Spotify has introduced a new feature called "Soundtrack Your Ride" that will generate a road trip playlist automatically for its users.
2019-11-18
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Michael Bloomberg apologises for 'stop-and-frisk' policy
New York, Nov 18 (IANS) Michael Bloomberg, the billionaire former mayor of New York who has made moves towards running as a 2020 presidential candidate, has apologised for backing the city's "stop and frisk" policy, it was reported on Monday.
2019-11-18
Category: International, United States,Politics
Democrats respond to Obama's 2020 election warning
Washington, Nov 18 (IANS) Democratic candidates for the 2020 presidential election have reacted to a warning by former US President Barack Obama against moving too far left in politics.
2019-11-18
Category: International, United States,Politics
No link between fish oil and prostate cancer risk: Study
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) If you are taking Omega-3 pills or relish two-three servings of Omega-3 rich fish a week, you can continue with those, without worrying about its potential prostate cancer risk that some previous research with preliminary findings have reported in the past.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,Health/Medicine
Trump tweets Biden 'somewhat better' than 'rabid dog'
Washington, Nov 18 (IANS) US President Donald Trump tweeted a rare, albeit backhanded, defence of his rival and Democratic front-runner for the 2020 election, Joe Biden after North Korea likened the former Vice President rabid dog" that should be "beaten to death".
2019-11-18
Category: International, United States,Politics
Nirmohi Akhara to meet PM, demand top trust post, role in puja
Ayodhya, Nov 18 (IANS) Nirmohi Akhara, which was one of the main litigants on the Hindu side in the Ayodhya title suit has decided to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi next week to stake claim for key position in the Ram Temple Trust and prominent role in the worshipping of Lord Ram's deity to Ramanandi Vaishno sect.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion
Iranians entitled to protest, insecurity not tolerated: Rouhani
Tehran, Nov 18 (IANS) Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has said that his administration recognizes peoples right to hold protests against the government's decision to ration gasoline and increase petrol prices, but emphasizedthat nobody would be allowed to spread insecurity in the society.
2019-11-18
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
Another FIR of fraud against Ansal Group in Lucknow
Lucknow, Nov 18 (IANS) A fresh FIR has been registered here against real estate giant, Ansal API Group over a case of alleged fraud and criminal breach of trust.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Sensex adds 135 pts in early trade, PSU banks gain
Mumbai, Nov 18 (IANS) The benchmark Sensex advanced by 135 points during the early trade on Monday led by PSU bank stocks.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Facebook still fertile ground for promoting anti-vaccine posts
New York, Nov 18 (IANS) You may find it hard to believe but just two organisations in the US are misusing Facebook to post maximum number of anti-vaccine messages to reach targeted audiences, questioning the role of social media in providing a platform to unscientific anti-vaccine messages.
2019-11-18
Category: International, United States,Technology,Health/Medicine
Lauv to perform in India in June 2020
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) American singer-songwriter Lauv will be back in India for a multi-city tour in June next year.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz
Chidambaram urges Congress to lead attack on Modi govt
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) As the winter session of Parliament begins, senior Congress leader P. Chidambaram on Monday urged his party colleagues to 'expose' the 'utter mismanagement' of the economy by the Narendra Modi government.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Blind faith makes parents keep daughter's body for hours
Mau (Uttar Pradesh), Nov 18 (IANS) Blind faith made a parent in Uttar Pradesh's Mau district to keep the dead body of their four-year-old daughter with them in their house, in the hope that their child would bounce back to life.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Gujarat,National,Human Interest/Society
Trump to visit Apple's Mac Pro plant in Texas on Wednesday
Washington, Nov 18 (IANS) In order to send a message to companies in the US to bring back manufacturing home and create more jobs, US President Donald Trump will visit Apple's Mac Pro plant in Texas on Wednesday, The White House has confirmed.
2019-11-18
Category: International, United States,International
Air Emergency: Environment Secy to meet 4 Chief Secys
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) The Union Environment Secretary called a high-level meeting on Monday with the Chief Secretaries of Delhi, Punjab, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh over the severe air pollution in these northern states.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
2016 Dhaka cafe attack verdict on Nov 27
Dhaka, Nov 18 (IANS) An anti-terrorism tribunal in Bangladesh is slated to deliver its verdict in the 2016 Holey Artisan cafe attack case that killed 22 people, including foreign nationals.
2019-11-18
Category: International, Bangladesh,Politics
Paine slams Stokes for his comments on Warner
Brisbane, Nov 18 (IANS) Australia Test skipper Tim Paine has slammed England all-rounder Ben Stokes for his comments on David Warner, saying that the England all-rounder is using the opener's name to 'spike book sales'.
2019-11-18
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
UP power employees strike over PF scam
Lucknow, Nov 18 (IANS) Employees of the Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Limited (UPPCL), on Monday, proceeded on a two-day work boycott to protest against the provident fund scam in which their money was invested in the tainted Dewan Housing and Finance Corporation Limited (DHFL).
2019-11-18
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Tsitsipas is youngest ATP Finals winner in 18 years
London, Nov 18 (IANS) Stefanos Tsitsipas has become the first Greek and one of the youngest players to win the ATP Finals after defeating Austria's Dominic Thiem 6-7(6), 6-2 and 7-6(4).
2019-11-18
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
Indian eves shine again in 4th T20I against WI
Guyana, Nov 18 (IANS) The Indian eves once again dominated the West Indies women as they registered a 5-run win over them to take a 4-0 lead in the five-match rubber here.
2019-11-18
Category: International, Guyana,Sports,Cricket
Max Verstappen wins Brazil Grand Prix
Sao Paulo, Nov 18 (IANS) Dutch Formula One driver Max Verstappen, with the Red Bull team has won the Brazilian Grand Prix, the next-to-last contest in the world F1 season.
2019-11-18
Category: International, Brazil,Sports,Motorsports
UP woman killed for 'honour'
Ferozabad (Uttar Pradesh), Nov 18 (IANS) A 22-year-old woman has been brutally murdered by her father in Ferozabad district in what is believed to be the 23rd case of honour killing in the last 18 months in western Uttar Pradesh.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Tallest tricolour wIll fly at Ramgarh Tal in Gorakhpur
Gorakhpur, Nov 18 (IANS) The Ramgarh Tal, one of the major tourist attractions in Gorakhpur, will now host Uttar Pradesh's highest tricolour.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society
Masked HK protesters attempt to escape varsity campus
Hong Kong, Nov 18 (IANS) Masked protesters attempted to escape from a Hong Kong university campus where they have been battling police on Monday, but were forced to retreat as officers fired tear gas at several locations.
2019-11-18
Category: International, Hong Kong,Politics
Air Emergency: Environment Secy to meet 4 Chief Secys
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) The Union Environment Secretary called a high-level meeting on Monday on air pollution with the Chief Secretaries of Delhi, Punjab, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh over the severe air pollution in these northern states.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Tigress with 5 cubs spotted in Dudhwa Reserve
Lucknow, Nov 18 (IANS) Just a day after the Dudhwa Tiger Reserve in Uttar Pradesh reopened for the tourist season, visitors spotted a tigress with her five cubs.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
Vinod Rai's mistakes have cost India dearly: Anirudh Chaudhry
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Former Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) treasurer Anirudh Chaudhry has called Committee of Administrators (CoA) chief Vinod Rai out. Having largely maintained public silence over the last three years, Anirudh has finally decided to put the facts straight regarding certain claims that Rai made in a recent interview of his.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Gotabaya Rajapaksa to be sworn-in on Monday as SL Prez
Colombo, Nov 18 (IANS) Gotabaya Rajapaksa, who won the November 16 presidential election, will be sworn-in on Monday as the seventh Executive President of Sri Lanka at the ancient Buddhist city of Anuradhapura.
2019-11-18
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Politics
Petrol prices rise for 5th consecutive day
New Delhi , Nov 18 (IANS) The upward trend in petrol rates continued on the fifth consecutive day on Monday, while the diesel prices remained constant for the sixth day in continuation.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Mahagathbandhan will come to power in Jharkhand: Sanjay Paswan
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Jharkhand Congress Working President Sanjay Paswan has claimed that the 'Mahagathbandhan' will come to power in the mineral-rich state as the people have witnessed that the BJP-ruled government has not been been able to deliver on any front in the last five years.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Narmada Bachao Andolan back on indefinite protest
Bhopal, Nov 18 (IANS) For a second time in just over two months, Narmada Bachao Andolan leader Medha Patkar and many persons affected by the Sardar Sarovar Dam have launched an indefinite protest demanding relief. The protest that began on Saturday has continued after the state government failed to put on record any assurances to help the oustees by bringing pressure on the Gujarat government.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
62 illegal immigrants deported by Libya
Tripoli, Nov 18 (IANS) Libya's Immigration Control Department in the eastern city of Benghazi announced the deportation of 62 illegal immigrants to Chad and Sudan.
2019-11-18
Category: International, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya,Politics
Collective efforts to prevent road accidents: UN chief
United Nations, Nov 18 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called for collective efforts to prevent road accidents that cause over 1.3 million deaths annually, on the occasion of the World Day of Remembrance of Road Traffic Victims.
2019-11-18
Category: International, United States,Politics
Conservative candidates vow to back Brexit deal: UK PM
London, Nov 18 (IANS) British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has revealed that every Conservative Party candidate standing in the country's general election on December 12 has personally pledged to back his Brexit deal.
2019-11-18
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Battle with Israel "not over" despite ceasefire: Hamas chief
Gaza, Nov 18 (IANS) Ismail Haniyeh, the Hamas chief, said that the battle with Israel is "not over" although the new wave of violence in the Gaza Strip is over.
2019-11-18
Category: International, Palestinian Territory, Occupied,Politics
US, South Korea postpone joint military drill
Washington, Nov 18 (IANS) A top US military official said the United States and South Korea have postponed a combined flying training event, according to the US Department of Defence.
2019-11-18
Category: International, United States,Politics
Hannah Jeter went into hiding after gaining weight post pregnancy
Los Angeles, Nov 18 (IANS) Model Hannah Jeter has revealed that she 'went into hiding' after she gained weight during her first pregnancy.
2019-11-18
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Clashes erupt between Yemeni warring sides in Hodeidah
Aden, Nov 18 (IANS) Sporadic clashes erupted between the pro-government forces and the Houthi rebels in Yemen's Red Sea port city of Hodeidah on Sunday, a military official said.
2019-11-18
Category: International, Yemen,Politics
John Boyega is sad to bid adieu to 'Star Wars'
Los Angeles, Nov 18 (IANS) Actor John Boyega, who will be making his final appearance in "Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker", says it's hard to say goodbye.
2019-11-18
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Bangladesh gas line explosion kills at least 7
Dhaka, Nov 18 (IANS) At least seven people were killed and 10 injured in a gas line explosion near a port in southern Chittagong city of Bangladesh, police said.
2019-11-18
Category: International, Bangladesh,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Auditors raise doubts over NDTV's ability to continue as going concern
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) NDTV's auditors are of the view that there is a significant doubt on the ability of the company to continue as a going concern.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Media
Iraqis on strike after call from Shiite cleric
Baghdad, Nov 18 (IANS) Iraqis went on a strike in the capital Baghdad and other cities, following a call by influential Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr.
2019-11-18
Category: International, Iraq,Politics
Karvy says amount collectible in castor seeds trades small
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) Karvy has clarified on media reports saying that it has a financial crunch due to the trade in castor seeds contracts.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Rajat Sharma's resignation stayed by DDCA Ombudsman
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) The Ombudsman of the Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA), Justice (retd) Badar Durrez Ahmed, on Sunday refused to accept Rajat Sharma's resignation from the position of DDCA President and also refused to let suspended Secretary Vinod Tihara to be reinstated.
2019-11-17
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Auditors express doubt over NDTV's survival
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) There are significant doubts over the survival of media company New Delhi Television (NDTV), according to the company's auditors.
2019-11-17
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Media
Narmada Bachao Andolan back on indefinite protest
Bhopal, Nov 17 (IANS) For a second time in just over two months, Narmada Bachao Andolan leader Medha Patkar and many persons affected by the Sardar Sarovar Dam have launched an indefinite protest demanding relief. The protest that began on Saturday has continued after the state government failed to put on record any assurances to help the oustees by bringing pressure on the Gujarat government.
2019-11-17
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
Afghanistan beat West Indies in 3rd T20I, win series 2-1
Lucknow, Nov 17 (IANS) Afghanistan beat reigning T20I world champion West Indies by 29 runs in the 3rd T20I to seal a 2-1 series victory here on Sunday.
2019-11-17
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,Sports,Cricket
Punjab CM orders time-bound probe into death of Dalit man
Chandigarh, Nov 17 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Sunday directed the state's top officials to ensure speedy, time-bound investigations and trial against the men responsible for allegedly abducting and beating a Sangrur-based Dalit man to death in Patiala district.
2019-11-17
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
North Korean nuclear test moved mountain: ISRO team
Chennai, Nov 17 (IANS) A North Korean nuclear test in 2017 was so powerful that it moved the surface of Mount Mantap, the test location, as the explosion was 17 times more powerful than the bomb that destroyed Hiroshima, a team of researchers from the Indian space agency said.
2019-11-17
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Defence/Security,Science/Tech
Soldier killed in suspected IED blast in J&K
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) A soldier was killed on Sunday in a suspected Improvised Explosive Device (IED) blast in Akhnoor sector of Jammu and Kashmir, defence sources said here on Sunday.
2019-11-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Forest dept, BJP MLA draw flak over jumbo's death
Guwahati, Nov 17 (IANS) Assam Forest Department as well as BJP legislator from Sootea Padma Hazarika have drawn severe criticism after an elephant named Krishna died in captivity on Sunday.
2019-11-17
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics,Environment/Wildlife
Congress names three more candidates for Jharkhand polls
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) The Congress on Sunday announced names of three candidates for the Jharkhand Assembly election.
2019-11-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Bill Gates to attend Agriculture Statistics meet in Delhi
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) Billionaire Bill Gates will be the chief guest of the four-day- long eighth International Conference on Agriculture Statistics which is going to start here on Monday, a statement said.
2019-11-17
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Will win Jharkhand due to BJP's 'non-performance': Congress
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) Congress' Jharkhand Working President Sanjay Paswan claimed on Sunday that the Congress-JMM-RJD 'Mahagathbandhan' will come to power in the mineral-rich state as the people have now seen the BJP government failing to deliver on any front in the last five years.
2019-11-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Dhoni's reminder led to dismissal in 2011 WC final: Gambhir
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) Gautam Gambhir's 97 off 122 balls in the final of the 2011 World Cup was crucial to India winning the coveted trophy for the first time since 1983.
2019-11-17
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Can't have cricket greats play in front of empty stands: Ganguly
Kolkata, Nov 17 (IANS) BCCI President Sourav Ganguly said on Sunday that skipper Virat Kohli will be happy to see a packed house at the Eden Gardens when India take on Bangladesh in the first-ever Day/Night Test in India next week.
2019-11-17
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
BJP targets Kejriwal over Delhi's supply water
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday targetted Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal over a study holding that supplied water is not good for drinking as it failed to meet the quality parameters.
2019-11-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Most parties accepted the Ayodhya verdict: VHP
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) The Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) said on Sunday that most parties have accepted the Supreme Court's verdict in the Ayodhya title dispute case.
2019-11-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Religion
Hindu, Muslim litigants against AIMPLB's Ayodhya review plea
Ayodhya, Nov 17 (IANS) The Hindu and Muslim litigants in the Ayodhya case have opposed the All India Muslim Personal Law Board's decision to file a review petition in the matter.
2019-11-17
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
Bill Gates to attend Agriculture Statistics Summit in Delhi
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) Billionaire Bill Gates will be the chief guest of the four-day long eighth International Agriculture Statistics Summit which is going to start from Monday here, a statement said on Sunday.
2019-11-17
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Anand an inspiration, consistency defies logic: Wesley So
Kolkata, Nov 17 (IANS) Filipino-American Grandmaster Wesley So on Sunday hailed Viswanathan Anand as his inspiration, saying that he had no clue how the Indian chess legend was still going strong and was among the best in the world.
2019-11-17
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Other Sports
Jaypee Infra resolution: NBCC offers 1,426 acres to banks
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) Softening its resolution plan for Jaypee Infratech (JIL), state-run construction major NBCC has offered 1,426 acres land, worth Rs 5,001 crore, of the bankrupt company to its financial creditors, sources said.
2019-11-17
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Equestrian Premier League: Limaye wins in open category
Bengaluru, Nov 17 (IANS) Ashish Limaye on Sunday clinched the title in the open category of the 10th Equestrian Premier League (EPL). Limaye, who is from Embassy International Riding School (EIRS), beat fellow EIRS rider Basavaraju S to finish at the top.
2019-11-17
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Other Sports
Harmeet beats Amalraj to win Indonesia Open TT
Batam (Indonesia), Nov 17 (IANS) Seasoned Indian paddler Harmeet Desai continued his good run in the international circuit as he staved off a strong challenge from compatriot Amalraj Anthony to win the ITTF Challenge Indonesia Open here on Sunday.
2019-11-17
Category: International, Indonesia,Sports,Other Sports
Rajnath holds bilateral meets on ADMM-Plus summit sidelines
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday held bilateral meetings with his counterparts from US, Japan, Australia and New Zealand in Bangkok where they have come to attend the 6th ASEAN Defence Ministers' Meeting-Plus (ADMM-Plus), an official statement said here.
2019-11-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
JNU students agitation takes political colour
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) The agitation by the students of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) on the issue of hike in hostel fees took political colour on Sunday when Left MPs and leaders used the platform to attack the policies of the Modi government and alleged that the new reforms in education including hike in fees are being made on the basis of a report authored by leading industrialists Mukesh Ambani and Kumarmanglam Birla in the previous NDA rule under Atal Bihari Vajpayee.
2019-11-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Politics
Prince Andrew 'categorically' denies sex claim
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) Prince Andrew, the Duke of York, has "categorically" denied any sexual contact with an American woman, who alleged that she was forced to have sex with him at the age of 17, a media report said on Sunday.
2019-11-17
Category: India, Delhi,National
Sunni Waqf Board undecided on 5-acre land offer
Ayodhya, Nov 17 (IANS) After the All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) decided to go for a review petition against the Supreme Court's Ayodhya verdict, the Sunni Central Waqf Board is seeking legal opinion on weather to accept the five-acre plot offer for a mosque in Ayodhya.
2019-11-17
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Modi congratulates Rajapaksa on winning Sri Lanka Presidency
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday telephoned newly elected Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa and congratulated him on his victory in the country's Presidential elections.
2019-11-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Politics
Construction starts of 550-bed 'Bala Sahib' charitable hospital
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) Construction work of a 550-bed charitable hospital, "Bala Sahib Hospital" at Gurdwara Bala Sahib in the capital began on Sunday to commemorate the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev.
2019-11-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Justice Bobde to take oath as CJI on Monday
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) Justice Sharad Arvind Bobde will be sworn-in as the 47th Chief Justice of India on Monday.
2019-11-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
British diplomat remembers Indian war veterans in Bengaluru
Bengaluru, Nov 17 (IANS) Attending the Remembrance Sunday service at a local church here, British Deputy High Commissioner Jeremy Pilmore-Bedford recalled the supreme sacrifice made by 36 lakh Indians in the two World Wars in Europe, Africa and Asia.
2019-11-17
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Diplomacy
After win, Gotabaya says he is President of all Sri Lankans
Colombo, Nov 17 (IANS) Amidst clear divisive vote between the majority and the minority, President-elect Gotabaya Rajapaksa on Sunday said that he is the President of all Sri Lankans and the leader of not only those elected him but also those voted against him too.
2019-11-17
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Opposition increases its strength in Parliament
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) The Opposition has increased its strength in Parliament as the 17th Lok Sabha readies to convene for the winter session, with the Shiv Sena walking out of the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA).
2019-11-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Final decision on Maha govt formation in next 2 days: NCP
Pune, Nov 17 (IANS) The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) has said that a final decision on the formation of the next government in Maharashtra by the proposed Congress-NCP-Shiv Sena ally will be taken in the next couple of days.
2019-11-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Congress names another candidate for Karnataka bypolls
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) The Congress on Sunday named P. Nagaraj as its candidate for contesting Yeshvanthapura Assembly constituency in Bengaluru for the upcoming Karnataka by-elections.
2019-11-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Minor girl gang-raped in Odisha, three detained
Bhubaneswar, Nov 17 (IANS) A minor girl was allegedly gang-raped by three persons in a forest in Odisha's Sundargarh district, police said on Sunday.
2019-11-17
Category: India, Orissa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Mascots, 3D mapping, LED boards spice up historic D/N Test
Kolkata, Nov 17 (IANS) A flurry of activities is marking the build up to the first ever Day-Night Test in the country to be played between India and Bangladesh at the Eden Gardens here from November 22.
2019-11-17
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
Intolerance, extremism destroying Pakistan: Bilawal
Islamabad, Nov 17 (IANS) Pakistan Peoples' Party (PPP) chief Bilawal Bhutto on Sunday said that the country was facing worst kind of intolerance in modern times.
2019-11-17
Category: International, Pakistan,International
Manchester City bring six trophies to India
Mumbai, Nov 17 (IANS) Premier League giants Manchester City have brought their silverware to three cities in India and will be in the country till November 24 to celebrate with fans as part of the final stop on its Global Trophy Tour.
2019-11-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Football
Ruthvika, Siddharth clinch Senior Ranking badminton titles
Pune, Nov 17 (IANS) South Asian Games gold medallist Ruthvika Shivani Gadde roared back to form by taking the women's singles title while 10th seed Siddharth Pratap Singh triumphed in men's section at the Yonex Sunrise All India Senior Ranking badminton tournament here on Sunday.
2019-11-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Badminton
Korean Kim grabs Open India golf title
Nuh (Haryana), Nov 17 (IANS) There was heartbreak for Shiv Kapur at the very last hole as he fell agonisingly short of becoming the first-ever repeat winner of the Panasonic Open India golf tournament.
2019-11-17
Category: India, Haryana,Sports,Golf
It's a working birthday for Aparshakti Khurana
Ludhiana, Nov 17 (IANS) Actor Aparshakti Khurana, who turns a year older on Monday, will be spending his birthday shooting for his upcoming film.
2019-11-17
Category: India, Punjab,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Congress asks TRS government to prove conspiracy charges
Hyderabad, Nov 17 (IANS) An affidavit filed by a senior Telangana official in High Court in the case relating to ongoing strike by TSRTC employees has kicked up a row with the Congress party on Sunday demanding evidence to prove the allegation of conspiracy to destablise the government or dismiss the official.
2019-11-17
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
CAIT asks for pricing parity in online, offline market
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) Traders' body CAIT has urged the government to introduce a minimum operating price along with a uniform policy for discounts to end the trend of deep-discounts on e-commerce platforms and bring parity in prices of online and offline market.
2019-11-17
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Abhishek Banerjee joins Kartik Aaryan in 'Dostana 2'
Chandigarh, Nov 17 (IANS) "Stree" fame actor Abhishek Banerjee is the latest addition to the cast of "Dostana 2". He is currently shooting along with Kartik Aaryan and Janhvi Kapoor in Chandigarh.
2019-11-17
Category: India, Punjab,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Bandit queen Sadhna Patel, 5 others nabbed in MP
Satna (Madhya Pradesh), Nov 17 (IANS) Dreaded bandit queen Sadhna Patel, active for a long time along the UP-MP border, was arrested from Madhya Pradesh's Satna, police said on Sunday.
2019-11-17
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Shami best bowler in the world on current form: Steyn
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) Former South Africa pacer Dale Steyn feels that Mohammed Shami is the best bowler in the world on current form. Steyn said so while answering fans' questions on Twitter in a Q&A session that he held on his handle.
2019-11-17
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Shiv Sena allotted seats with the Opposition in Parliament
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) Former Union Minister and Shiv Sena MP Arvind Sawant has moved to the third row from the front row in the Lok Sabha and the party's 17 other MPs in the House are being allotted new seats, according to an official announcement on Sunday.
2019-11-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Verschoor edges Vips in F3 Macao GP
Macao (China), Nov 17 (IANS) Dutch racer Richard Verschoor survived an intense challenge from Juri Vips to take victory in Sunday's Formula 3 Macao Grand Prix and win the FIA F3 World Cup.
2019-11-17
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Motorsports
Nikitha, Kumari win Bangalore qualifiers of Shuttle Up
Bengaluru, Nov 17 (IANS) Local girls Nikitha Ramakrishna, 28, and Kumari Jagrity, 22, from Fusion Academy and Sky Sports Badminton Academy, respectively, emerged victorious in the Red Bull Shuttle Ups Bangalore qualifiers here on Sunday.
2019-11-17
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Other Sports
'Government's support for debilitated telecom sector welcome'
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) Supporting consolidation in the telecom sector, public policy think-tank Cuts International on Sunday lauded Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman for saying that she would not like any telecom operator in the country to shut operations.
2019-11-17
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
8 injured in blast in Afghanistan's Tagab
Mahmud-e-Raqi (Afghanistan), Nov 17 (IANS) At least eight people including seven civilians were injured as a rickshaw bomb exploded in the bazaar of Tagab district of Afghanistan's eastern Kapisa province on Sunday, police said.
2019-11-17
Category: International, Afghanistan,Politics
SA footballer get 6-month ban for pushing referee
Johannesburg, Nov 17 (IANS) Cape Town City midfielder Mpho Makola has been banned for six months for shoving a referee, an offence for which he received only a yellow card.
2019-11-17
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Football
Power politics at play on Bal Thackeray's death anniversary
Mumbai, Nov 17 (IANS) Amidst the tussle to form the government in Maharashtra, power politics was in full swing on the seventh death anniversary of Shiv Sena founder late Balasaheb Thackeray, here on Sunday.
2019-11-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Chirag Paswan seeks NDA convenor, coordination panel
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) NDA constituent Lok Janshakti Party's (LJP) new chief Chirag Paswan on Sunday expressed the need for an NDA coordination committee during the NDA meeting on Sunday. He also demanded a convenor for the ruling coalition, say sources.
2019-11-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Trout fish farming gets boost in Himachal Pradesh
Shimla, Nov 17 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh has emerged as a major trout fish producing hub in the country and the state government is planning to commercialise the sector in the coming days.
2019-11-17
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Business/Economy
Fasting Telangana RTC employees' leader arrested
Hyderabad, Nov 17 (IANS) A leader of striking TSRTC employees who was on an indefinite fast at his residence here since Saturday was arrested on Sunday.
2019-11-17
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Rogue jumbo's death: Assam wildlife experts question govt
Guwahati, Nov 17 (IANS) The death of rogue elephant, Krishna has drawn the Assam Forest Department into controversy as different wildlife activists of the state have questioned if it followed the standard operating procedures while capturing it.
2019-11-17
Category: India, Assam,National,Environment/Wildlife
J&K: Trains to resume in remaining sections from Nov 18
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) Train services will resume in the remaining sections from Banihal to Srinagar in Jammu and Kashmir from Monday.
2019-11-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Bots are more successful if they impersonate humans
Berlin, Nov 17 (IANS) As we embrace Alexa or Siri in our lives, researchers report that chatbots are more successful than humans in certain human-machine interactions -- but only if they are allowed to hide their non-human identity.
2019-11-17
Category: International, Germany,Technology
PM hopes for 'productive' winter session
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that the government would work together with all political parties in a constructive manner to address pending legislation as well as to frame policy solutions for wide-ranging issues, at an all-party meeting ahead of the winter session of Parliament.
2019-11-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Kerala CM comes under fire in politburo meet
New Delhi/Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 17 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan came under fire at the two-day politburo meeting that ended in Delhi on Sunday.
2019-11-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
A Muslim can't shift a mosque: Jamiat Ulama-i-Hind
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) The Jamiat Ulama-i-Hind President Maulana Arshad Madani on Sunday said that his organisation will file a review petition against the Supreme Court's verdict in the Ram Mandir-Babri Masjid case.
2019-11-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Religion
Have a look at Salman's loved-up post with bodyguard Shera
Mumbai, Nov 17 (IANS) Superstar Salman Khan never leaves a chance to express his love for his closed ones on social media, and this time he took out a moment to appreciate his bond with his personal bodyguard Shera.
2019-11-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Indo-Pak bigger than Ashes, cricketing ties must resume: Mushtaq
Abu Dhabi, Nov 17 (IANS) Former Pakistan leg-spinner Mushtaq Ahmed has called for the resumption of cricketing ties between India and Pakistan in order to improve bilateral relationship between the two neighbouring countries.
2019-11-17
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Woman attacks police women in Hyderabad police station
Hyderabad, Nov 17 (IANS) A woman, allegedly in an inebriated condition, created ruckus in a police station here and attacked two police women early on Sunday, police said.
2019-11-17
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
US-China trade talks, macroeconomy to drive Indian equities (Market Outlook)
Mumbai, Nov 17 (IANS) After a subdued trade in the week gone by, the Indian equity market is likely to be largely impacted by progress in the US-China trade talks, and also developments in the country's macroeconomic front in the coming days, analysts said.
2019-11-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Follow 'Local Guides' on Google Maps for recommendations soon
San Francisco, Nov 17 (IANS) With nifty updates and additions, Google Maps has been evolving since quite some time and now the company is working towards adding a new functionality that would let users to follow Local Guides for better personalised recommendations.
2019-11-17
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Huawei Mate 20 Pro starts getting EMUI 10 in Europe
Beijing, Nov 17 (IANS) Huawei's 2018 flagship -- the Mate 20 pro has started receiving the EMUI 10 update in Europe, which is based on Android 10 operating system (OS).
2019-11-17
Category: International, China,Technology
Pitch ready for maiden pink ball Test: Eden curator
Kolkata, Nov 17 (IANS) Heavy rains lashing the city until recently did make things challenging for the pitch curator, but with four days to go for the first-ever Day-Night Test in India, Sujan Mukherjee is confident that the 22-yard strip at Eden Gardens will offer a good game of cricket to the spectators when India take on Bangladesh in the second and final Test here on Friday.
2019-11-17
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
35 Kashmir politicians moved from Centaur hotel
Srinagar, Nov 17 (IANS) Thirty five detained mainstream politicians in Jammu and Kashmir have been moved out of the Centaur hotel on the banks of Dal lake to the MLA hostel in Srinagar on Sunday.
2019-11-17
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Aditya Roy Kapur's shirtless look leaves fans in awe
Mumbai, Nov 17 (IANS) Actor Aditya Roy Kapur, who turned a year older a day ago, treated his fans by sharing his shirtless look from his upcoming film "Malang".
2019-11-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
John Legere won't become WeWork's next CEO: Report
San Francisco, Nov 17 (IANS) Co-sharing workspace company WeWork was reportedly in talks with T-Mobile's CEO John Legere after the ouster of co-founder Adam Neumann but Legere has no plans to leave his current company, media reports said.
2019-11-17
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
SC Collegium gets woman member after over a decade
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) After more than a decade, the Supreme Court Collegium has a woman member with Justice R. Banumathi becoming its part after Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi retired on Sunday.
2019-11-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Farmers' protest over compensation turns violent in UP
Unnao, Nov 17 (IANS) Violence continued in Uttar Pradesh for the second consecutive day on Sunday, where farmers protesting here for higher compensation for the land acquired for a proposed township set ablaze a crusher plant and some plastic pipes in the open field near a power sub-station.
2019-11-17
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Nirmal Singh removed as J&K Speaker
Srinagar, Nov 17 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir administration has brought an end to the tenure of BJP leader Nirmal Singh as the Speaker of the Legislative Assembly through a notification.
2019-11-17
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Minister Saryu Rai to contest against CM in Jharkhand
Ranchi, Nov 17 (IANS) Denied ticket from the BJP for Jharkhand Assembly elections, minister Saryu Rai, announced on Sunday that he will contest against Chief Minister Raghubar Das from Jamshedpur East.
2019-11-17
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Here's how SRK inspired Karam Batth for Kaur Singh film
Mumbai, Nov 17 (IANS) It was 2017 when news came out that superstar Shah Rukh Khan had provided Rs 5 lakh to boxing legend Kaur Singh who was struggling to pay his medical expenses, and now this noble gesture of King Khan has inspired actor Karam Batth to make a film on Kaur Singh.
2019-11-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Shilpa Shetty: Life is just so complicated today
Mumbai, Nov 17 (IANS) Actress Shilpa Shetty Kundra says life has become very complicated today, with people putting so much pressure on their relationships.
2019-11-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Ayodhya: AIMPLB to file review plea, rejects land offer
Lucknow, Nov 17 (IANS) The All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) on Sunday declared that it will file a review petition against the Supreme Court verdict on the Ayodhya issue.
2019-11-17
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
IIT-Madras case: Fathima's father demands a fair probe
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 17 (IANS) Abdul Latheef, father of Fathima Latheef, an Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT-M) student who committed suicide, said on Sunday that he will be forced to reveal many things if those responsible for the death of his daughter are not arrested.
2019-11-17
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
'Hellaro' Takes Indian cinema to the next level (Review; Rating: *****)
"Hellaro" (Gujarati film); Cast: Shraddha Dangar, Jayesh More; Direction: Abhishek Shah; Rating: ***** (five stars)
2019-11-17
Category: India, New Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Bill to streamline chit fund sector day-1 of Parl session (IANS Special)
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) The government is all set to press for the passage of Chit Fund (Amendment) Bill, 2019 on day one of the winter session of Parliament beginning from Monday to facilitate orderly growth of the chit fund sector and removal of bottlenecks being faced by the industry to enable greater financial access to people.
2019-11-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Four new MPs to take oath in Lok Sabha on Monday
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) Four newly elected Members of Parliament would take oath in the Lok Sabha on day one of the winter session of Parliament beginning from Monday.
2019-11-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Australia's Agar suffers dangerous injury in Marsh Cup
Adelaide, Nov 17 (IANS) Left-arm spinner Ashton Agar on Sunday suffered a laceration to the bridge of his nose in Western Australias Marsh One-Day Cup game against South Australia.
2019-11-17
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
Janhvi Kapoor finds Arjun, Rakul 'cute' in their new film
Mumbai, Nov 17 (IANS) Actors Arjun Kapoor and Rakul Preet Singh have started shooting for their rom-com film, and they are already being praised for looking "cute" together.
2019-11-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Opposition raises Abdullahs detention at All Party meet
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) Opposition raked up the issue of the detention of former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah, who is a member of the Lok Sabha, during all party meet convened by the Government, a day ahead of the Parliament session.
2019-11-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Wikipedia co-founder launching Facebook, Twitter rival
San Francisco, Nov 17 (IANS) Intended to get right what Facebook and Twitter have so far been getting wrong, Wikipedia co-founder Jimmy Wales is launching a social-media website named "WT: Social" which wll compete with both the social media paltforms.
2019-11-17
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Amit Shah's gift to Ladakh: Winter grade diesel
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) In what is seen as a major boost for the union territory (UT) of Ladakh, Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday launched winter grade diesel for the entire Ladakh region.
2019-11-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Politics
England's Denly eyeing maiden Test ton in NZ series
Whangarei (New Zealand), Nov 17 (IANS) England batsman Joe Denly is looking forward to scoring his first Test century in the New Zealand Test series after missing out on the T20 Internationals due to injury.
2019-11-17
Category: International, New Zealand,Sports,Cricket
After 370, BJP to bring in Citizenship (Amendment) Bill
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) If the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Act, 2019 was the focus of the monsoon session of Parliament, the winter session that is going to start from Monday is expected to be dominated by a discourse on the Citizenship Amendment Bill.
2019-11-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Opposition raises Abdullahs detention at All Party meet
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) Opposition raked up the issue of the detention of former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Farooq Abullah, who is a member of the Lok Sabha, during all party meet convened by the Government, a day ahead of the Parliament session.
2019-11-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Mahant commits suicide in Prayagraj
Prayagraj, Nov 17 (IANS) Niranjani Akhara Mahant Ashish Giri Maharaj committed suicide on Sunday morning by shooting himself from his licensed pistol in the Daryaganj area of Prayagraj district.
2019-11-17
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Sidharth Malhotra elated with 'Marjaavaan' response
Mumbai, Nov 17 (IANS) Actor Sidharth Malhotra says he is happy that people have accepted him as an action hero once again with "Marjaavaan".
2019-11-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
NIFTY may see new highs on breakout movement
Markets continued to remain in a state of flux with neither bulls nor bears able to dominate the week. Markets gained on three of the four trading sessions and lost on one of them. The net change during the week could at best be termed as neutral.
2019-11-17
Category: India, New Delhi,Business/Economy,Opinion/Commentary
Protest in Punjab over death of Dalit labourer
Chandigarh, Nov 17 (IANS) Tension prevailed in a Punjab village on Sunday after a horrific incident in which a Dalit labourer was allegedly beaten up and forced to drink urine by upper-caste men and later succumbed to his injuries at the Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGI) here.
2019-11-17
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Shami, Mayank at career-best positions in the ICC Rankings
Dubai, Nov 17 (IANS) India pacer Mohammad Shami and opener Mayank Agarwal have reached their career-best positions in the ICC Test Player Rankings after contributing in an innings and 130-run victory over Bangladesh in the first Test in Indore.
2019-11-17
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Katy Perry thanks Karan Johar for 'warm welcome'
Mumbai, Nov 17 (IANS) International pop singer Katy Perry, who was in India, thanked filmmaker Karan Johar for the "warm welcome".
2019-11-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Hollywood
Here's how Bachchans celebrated Aaradhya's 8th b'day
Mumbai, Nov 17 (IANS) Like every year, the Bachchan family, this time too, hosted a grand bash on Aaradhya's birthday.
2019-11-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Congress-NCP pay homage to Bal Thackeray, BJP also joins
Mumbai, Nov 17 (IANS) For the first time, the Congress and Nationalist Congress Party paid homage to the founder of the Shiv Sena, the late Bal Thackeray on his seventh death anniversary and later the Bharatiya Janata Party also joined in, here on Sunday.
2019-11-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
IAAF changes name to World Athletics
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) will now be known as World Athletics, a statement said.
2019-11-17
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
New norms to ease restrictions on FDI by JVs of Indian cos
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) In a bid to ease the flow of foreign funds into legitimate business activities, the government may soon ease restrictions on foreign direct investment (FDI) by joint ventures (JVs) or wholly-owned subsidiaries (WOS) of an Indian company without categorising such investments as "suspect" involving 'round tripping' of funds.
2019-11-17
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Maha govt: All eyes on Pawar-Uddhav-Sonia meet
New Delhi/Mumbai, Nov 17 (IANS) The deliberation on Maharashtra government formation is on last leg with the Congress, the NCP and the Shiv Sena arriving on consensus on the Common Minimum Program (CMP) but all eyes are on the final meet of Sharad Pawar with Sonia Gandhi. Sources say that Pawar is likely to be accompanied by Uddhav Thackeray to meet Sonia.
2019-11-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
When Delhi Police took a strong stand against MPs
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) : The force which is "With You, For You, Always", was once with itself too.
2019-11-17
Category: India, Delhi,National
Rail services resume in Kashmir valley
Srinagar, Nov 17 (IANS) Rail services in Kashmir have resumed between Srinagar and Banihal in south Kashmir on Sunday.
2019-11-17
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
95-year-old Meghalaya Church gutted, two killed
Shillong, Nov 17 (IANS) A 95-year-old Church was reduced to ashes in a devastating fire here in Meghalaya on Sunday.
2019-11-17
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Saudi Aramco flotation values oil giant at $1.7tn
Riyadh, Nov 17 (IANS) Saudi Arabia on Sunday placed a preliminary valuation on state oil company Aramco of between $1.6 trillion and $1.7 trillion.
2019-11-17
Category: International, Saudi Arabia,Politics
GST non-filers face cancellation of registration
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) The government is set to crack the whip on GST non-filers with plans afoot to cancel registration of repeat offenders.
2019-11-17
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Intermittent fasting may lead to longer, healthier life
New York, Nov 17 (IANS) Intermittent fasting may sound like another diet fad but researcher have conclusively found that the practice of routinely not eating and drinking for short periods of time resulted in longer life in heart patients.
2019-11-17
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
7 killed in Bangladesh building collapse after blast
Dhaka, Nov 17 (IANS) At least seven people were killed and 32 others injured on Sunday after gas line explosion caused a building's collapse in Bangladesh's seaport city of Chattogram, a police official said.
2019-11-17
Category: International, Bangladesh,Politics
Pak's MQM founder seeks asylum, financial help from India
London, Nov 17 (IANS) Altaf Hussain, the founder of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) who has been charged with a terrorism offence, has requested Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi for help by giving asylum and financial help to him and his companions, a media report said on Sunday.
2019-11-17
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Netizens troll Ranu Mondal over her make-up
Mumbai, Nov 17 (IANS) Internet sensation Ranu Mondal has been met with a string of trolls on social media over the past few days for several reasons.
2019-11-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Pitch ready for maiden pink ball Test: Eden curator
Kolkata, Nov 17 (IANS) Heavy rains lashing the city until recently did make things challenging for the pitch curator, but with four days to go for the first-ever Day-Night Test, Sujan Mukherjee is confident that the 22-yard strip at Eden Gardens will offer a good game of cricket to the spectators when India take on Bangladesh in the second and final Test here on Friday.
2019-11-17
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
'Depositors' in 'Ram Naam Bank' to get awards
Prayagraj, Nov 17 (IANS) The 'Ram Naam Bank' in Prayagraj, where account holders deposit booklets with the name of Lord Ram written on it instead of currency, is preparing to give awards to its depositors after the Supreme Court verdict on Ayodhya.
2019-11-17
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Religion
Sharif to travel to London on Tuesday: PML-N
Lahore, Nov 17 (IANS) Ailing former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is expected to travel to London on Tuesday in an air ambulance following the Lahore High Court's decision to allow him to go abroad for his medical treatment, a PML-N official said on Sunday.
2019-11-17
Category: International, Pakistan,International
Priyanka asks partymen to focus on real issues
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra has asked all the office bearers of AICC and state units to focus on real issues which concern public and get their support on the cause as the party is preparing for a massive rally in the capital on November 30.
2019-11-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Captured rogue elephant in Assam dies in captivity
Guwahati, Nov 17 (IANS) A wild rogue elephant which was tranquilized recently by the forest department has died in captivity, officials said.
2019-11-17
Category: India, Assam,National,Environment/Wildlife
Marriage leave for 200 police personnel in Lucknow
Lucknow, Nov 17 (IANS) In the ongoing wedding season, about 200 police personnel in Lucknow alone are gearing up to celebrate weddings in their families.
2019-11-17
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society
Campbell refused big money to do all-black show
Los Angeles, Nov 17 (IANS) Supermodel Naomi Campbell says she refused a "ton of money" to be part of an "all-black show" because she wants to promote "balanced inclusion" in the fashion industry.
2019-11-17
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Ariana Grande: I'm in a lot of pain
Los Angeles, Nov 17 (IANS) Singer Ariana Grande says she has been feeling sick for "over three weeks" and may possibly cancel her upcoming shows.
2019-11-17
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Investors complain to govt as Karvy delays broking payouts
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) Concerns are being raised about the financial problems at Karvy after several investors have complained that payouts by the broking firm are being delayed.
2019-11-17
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Zumba your way to being fit
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANSlife) According to the World Health Organisation (WHO) report, India has one of the largest populations suffering from one form of mental illness or the other. Miami-based Beto Perez, creator of the 'Zumba® Program', Zumba Fitness, LLC. wants to introduce Indians to a form of fitness, which works both for the mind and the body -- the happy dance i.e Zumba®.
2019-11-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Julie Andrews reveals she refused cocaine at a party
Los Angeles, Nov 17 (IANS) Actor Julie Andrews has revealed that she refused to snort cocaine at a film moguls party, saying that the hosts wanted to "see how Mary Poppins would react" after getting high.
2019-11-17
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Rise of the Phoenix in Hollywood
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) From playing the boy who dreams of becoming Superman's sidekick in "Superboy" to bringing the story of supervillain Joker alive on the big screen, Joaquin Phoenix has navigated his way into Hollywoods hall of fame, with a career carved with unconventional roles.
2019-11-17
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Gotabaya wins SL polls, but loses minorities (3rd Lead)
Colombo, Nov 17 (IANS) Gotabaya Rajapaksa, a former Defence Minister and also the brother of former President Mahinda Rajapaksa, on Sunday won Sri Lanka's presidential election but lost in almost all of the minority Tamils and Muslim provinces of the island nation.
2019-11-17
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Politics
Priyanka Gandhi attacks UP govt on Swati Singh issue
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi has criticised the Uttar Pradesh government for not taking action against the erring Minister Swati Singh.
2019-11-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Traditional Indian cuisine is getting lost: Zorawar Kalra
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANSlife) Diners globally have become quite adventurous and allowed their curiosity to get the better of them. The curiosity of diners globally to try new dishes/cuisines has created space for fusion variations to come up. However, the downside to it, in the Indian context, is that "traditional Indian" cuisine is getting lost or losing focus, says Zorawar Kalra.
2019-11-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Verstappen secures pole position for Brazilian GP
Sao Paulo, Nov 17 (IANS) Dutch Red Bull driver Max Verstappen has secured pole position for the Brazilian Grand Prix (GP), the second-to-last race on the 2019 Formula One calendar.
2019-11-17
Category: International, Brazil,Sports,Motorsports
Joshi conducts all-party meeting ahead of winter session
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi on Sunday held an all-party meeting here ahead of the winter session of Parliament beginning on Monday.
2019-11-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Upgrade your workwear wardrobe this winter
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANSlife) Winter brings an entire set of workwear challenges to figure out. Rather than starting from scratch, just one or two carefully curated pieces in your wardrobe can make a world of difference and help fight those winter blues. Dipti Tolani, founder of Salt Attire, suggests few tips:
2019-11-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Microsoft pulling the plug on Cortana app for iOS, Android
San Francisco, Nov 17 (IANS) Microsoft is pulling the plug on its Cortana mobile app for both Android and iOS devices in regions such as the UK, Canada, Australia and several other countries.
2019-11-17
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Be 'beard-tiful' this 'No Shave November'
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANSlife) No-Shave November is about spreading awareness and research in cancers related to men. The month is all about keeping the razor aside and embracing ones hair which many otherwise lose to cancer.
2019-11-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Samsung invests record $13.1 bn in R&D in first nine months
Seoul, Nov 17 (IANS) South Korean tech giant Samsung Electronics Co. has said it invested a record 15.3 trillion won or $13.1 billion in research and development (R&D) in the first nine months of this year.
2019-11-17
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
Loco pilot injured in train collision succumbs to injuries
Hyderabad, Nov 17 (IANS) The loco pilot of Multi-Modal Transport System (MMTS) train, who was injured in a collision between two trains here last week, died at a private hospital, doctors said on Sunday.
2019-11-17
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Facebook's in-app 'photos only' mode under testing
San Francisco, Nov 17 (IANS) A photos-only mode for Facebook's mobile application is under testing and it would let users see algorithmically suggested photos in a feed similar to its photo sharing platform Instagram.
2019-11-17
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Not against odd-even scheme: Manoj Tiwari
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari said he is not against the odd-even scheme of the Aam Aadmi Party government but the lack of public transport, for which the Arvind Kejriwal government did nothing.
2019-11-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Ronaldo should not win Ballon d'Or, feels Casillas
Madrid, Nov 17 (IANS) Former Real Madrid and Spain goalkeeper Iker Casillas feels it would be wrong if Cristiano Ronaldo wins the Ballon d'Or this year.
2019-11-17
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Gotabaya claims victory, Sajith concedes in SL prez polls (2nd Lead)
Colombo, Nov 17 (IANS) Former Defence Minister and Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna's (SLPP) candidate Gotabaya Rajapaksa on Sunday claimed victory in the island nation's eighth presidential election, while his main rival Sajith Premadasa of the New Democratic Front (NDF) conceded defeat and has decided to step down as the ruling party's Deputy Leader.
2019-11-17
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Politics
Filmmaker to take 'Jhund' to court for copyright violation
Hyderabad, Nov 17 (IANS) Hyderabad-based filmmaker Nandi Chinni Kumar has sent legal notices to makers of upcoming Hindi movie 'Jhund' and actor Amitabh Bachchan, who is playing the lead role in the film, for copyright infringement.
2019-11-17
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Cinema/Showbiz
Himachal to hold race to log marauding monkeys
Shimla, Nov 17 (IANS) A band of field staff of the wildlife wing armed with cameras and logbooks will set out for a unique race -- to count and identify marauding monkeys across Himachal Pradesh next month, officials said.
2019-11-17
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National
Not collecting funds for Ram Mandir: VHP
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) The Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP), which spearheaded the Ram Janmabhoomi movement, clarified on Sunday that it is not collecting any fund for the construction of the proposed Ram Temple.
2019-11-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Jharkhand polls: Cong leaves Ranchi for JMM to fight BJP
Ranchi, Nov 17 (IANS) In the upcoming Jharkhand Assembly polls, the state capital Ranchi seat is going to witness an interesting tussle between the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Opposition alliance.
2019-11-17
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Iran issues warning to fuel price hike protesters
Tehran, Nov 17 (IANS) The Iranian government has warned that security officials will step up action against protesters who have taken to the streets across the country against the government's decision to ration gasoline and increase petrol prices.
2019-11-17
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
FIR against activists after offering prayers to Godse
Gwalior, Nov 17 (IANS) The Madhya Pradesh police have registered an FIR against some activists, two days after they worshipped Nathuram Godse here on his '70th sacrifice day' and distributed leaftlets that denigrated Mahatma Gandhi.
2019-11-17
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Fire in Delhi factory, 2 feared trapped
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) A fire broke out in a shoe factory in outer Delhi's Narela industrial area on Sunday morning.
2019-11-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Air quality improving as stubble burning ending: Kejriwal
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday again said that the air pollution in the national capital is due to stubble burning and added as the farm fires are coming to an end, the air quality is improving.
2019-11-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Democrat wins governor election in Louisiana
Washington, Nov 17 (IANS) Incumbent Democratic Governor John Bel Edwards has won the Louisiana gubernatorial election after a tightly fought race against Republican rival Eddie Rispone.
2019-11-17
Category: International, United States,Politics
Gotabaya Rajapaksa set to win SL prez polls
Colombo, Nov 17 (IANS) Former Defence Minister and Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna's (SLPP) presidential candidate Gotabaya Rajapaksa is set to become the country's eighth President, leaving his main rival Sajith Premadasa of the New Democratic Front (NDF) in the second place, preliminary results revealed on Sunday.
2019-11-17
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Politics
Tax officers quit service over heavy workload
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) It seems that some people prioritise mental peace over other things in life.
2019-11-17
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Shaw returns with half century in Syed Mushtaq Ali
Mumbai, Nov 17 (IANS) Prithvi Shaw announced his return to competitive cricket in style by scoring a 32-ball fifty for Mumbai against Assam in the Syed Mushtaq Ali domestic T20 tournament here on Sunday.
2019-11-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
India-US convergence growing in Indo-Pacific: Rajnath
Bangkok, Nov 17 (IANS) Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday conveyed to US Secretary of Defence Mark T. Esper that there was growing convergence between India and the US in the Indo-Pacific region, and bilateral cooperation between the two sides has grown across a wide range of issues.
2019-11-17
Category: International, Thailand,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
UP Cong MLA Aditi Singh to wed Punjab Cong MLA Angad Singh
Rae Bareli, Nov 17 (IANS) Congress MLA from Rae Bareli, Aditi Singh, will be marrying Angad Singh Saini, a fellow Congress legislator from Shaheed Bhagat Singh Nagar in Punjab.
2019-11-17
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Johnson surges ahead of Corbyn in new poll
London, Nov 17 (IANS) UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has extended his lead over opposition Labour Part leader Jeremy Corbyn as he strengthens the ruling Conservatives' grip on working-class voters ahead of the December 12 general election, a new poll has revealed.
2019-11-17
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Dedicated Test centres sounds good, but 5 too small: Zaheer
Abu Dhabi, Nov 17 (IANS) Former Indian left-arm pacer Zaheer Khan has endorsed Virat Kohli's idea of having "strong" Test centres across the country to bring in more fans to the stadium.
2019-11-17
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Shia board chief compares Owaisi to Baghdadi
Ballia, Nov 17 (IANS) UP Shia Waqf Board Chairman Waseem Rizvi has mounted a scathing attack on Asaduddin Owaisi, chief of the All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM), and has compared him with slain Islamic State (ISIS) chief Abu Bakr-al Baghdadi.
2019-11-17
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Pilgrims throng Sabarimala as 2-month season opens
Sabarimala, Nov 17 (IANS) The two-month-long Sabarimala temple festival officially opened in the wee hours on Sunday, with thousands of pilgrims waiting for long to have 'darshan'.
2019-11-17
Category: India, Kerala,National,Religion
Schools to remain closed as HK braces for more protests
Hong Kong, Nov 17 (IANS) Hong Kong's Education Bureau has announced that all schools will continue to be suspended on Monday out of safety concerns, as protesters and police clashed on Sunday outside Polytechnic University.
2019-11-17
Category: International, Hong Kong,Politics
How Oracle Digital Assistant is smarter than Amazon Alexa
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) Alexa may be your perfect living room assistant, but when it comes to specific queries with particular vocabulary from enterprises, it lags behind in rich capabilities that Oracle Digital Assistant (ODA) has to offer, a top company executive has stressed.
2019-11-17
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
A case for migration (Book Review)
This Land is Our Land: An Immigrant's Manifesto
2019-11-17
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Opinion/Commentary
Germany qualify for Euro 2020 for record 13th time in a row
Moenchengladbach, Nov 17 (IANS) Germany thrashed Belarus 4-0 to qualify for Euro 2020, making the finals for a record 13th time in a row.
2019-11-17
Category: India, Monchengladbach,Sports,Football
New WhatsApp bug via MP4 file triggers snooping concerns
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) If someone has sent you an MP4 file on WhatsApp, guard against downloading it as hackers may use a critical vulnerability in the Facebook-owned app to execute snooping attack on both Android and iOS devices.
2019-11-17
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
We will move forward on insurance PSUs merger: FM
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has said government would be moving forward on the merger of the three state-run general insurance companies as announced in the previous Budget.
2019-11-17
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Bon Appetit! Katy Perry enthralls fans with her Firework
Mumbai, Nov 17 (IANS) With over 25,000 fans, pop icon Katy Perry's mesmerising performance blew the audience away at the OnePlus music festival held at the DY Patil Stadium in Navi Mumbai.
2019-11-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Gotabaya Rajapaksa leading in SL prez polls
Colombo, Nov 17 (IANS) Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna's (SLPP) presidential candidate Gotabaya Rajapaksa was currently leading in the island nation's presidential election, leaving his main rival Sajith Premadasa of the New Democratic Front (NDF) in the second place, preliminary results revealed on Sunday.
2019-11-17
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Politics
Parliament session: Tax, e-cigarette ordinances to be replaced
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) The winter session of Parliament will see government replacing two ordinances -- one on taxation and another on the prohibition of e-cigarettes.
2019-11-17
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Sourcing from India to grow beyond $1 bn: Boeing India Chief
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) Global aerospace major Boeing expects annual sourcing of key components from India to grow beyond the current level of $1 billion, a senior company official has said.
2019-11-17
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Ending temple politics will help harmonize but Pak the cornerstone (Comment)
It was delusory to imagine that the Ayodhya verdict would bring down the communal temperature, even though Muslims will acquiesce in the judgement after a brief sulk. Ayodhya is part of a much bigger enterprise. It is, to use my favourite image, a case of two interlocking triangles.
2019-11-17
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Opinion/Commentary
Is encryption to blame for WhatsApp snooping?
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) If we blame end-to-end encryption of WhatsApp for the Israeli spyware Pegasus that affected 1,400 select users of the Facebook-owned messaging app globally, including 121 in India, we will be barking up the wrong tree, say experts.
2019-11-17
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
5 of a family killed in California shooting
Los Angeles, Nov 17 (IANS) Five members of a family, including three children, were killed in a shooting incident at a residence in Southern California, police said, adding that the suspect was believed to be among the dead.
2019-11-17
Category: International, United States,Politics
India may soon have personal data protection law
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) India may soon have a law on personal data protection as the government plans to take up the bill during the upcoming winter session of Parliament starting Monday.
2019-11-17
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Tsitsipas ousts Federer, to meet Thiem for title at ATP Finals
London, Nov 17 (IANS) Stefanos Tsitsipas beat six-time champion Roger Federer and will now take on Dominic Thiem for the title at the ATP Finals.
2019-11-17
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis