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Clinical KKR coast to 37-run win over RR
Dubai, Sep 30 (IANS) A clinical Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) on Wednesday coasted to a 37-run win over Rajasthan Royals (RR) here. After scoring 174/6 wkts in 20 overs, KKR restricted RR to 137/9 in 20 overs, with top scorer Tom Curran (54 not out off 36 balls) being one of just three RR batsmen to enter double figures.
2020-09-30
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Silver Lake co-investors to invest Rs 1,875 crore more into Reliance Retail
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) and Reliance Retail Ventures Ltd (RRVL) announced on Wednesday that co-investors of Silver Lake will invest an additional Rs 1,875 crore into RRVL, a subsidiary of RIL.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Assam CM's office involved in police recruitment paper leak: Cong
Guwahati, Sep 30 (IANS) The main opposition party in Assam, the Congress, on Wednesday demanded the resignation of Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal after alleging that his office was involved in the police recruitment question paper leak scam.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics
Covid rules: Uthappa seems to have applied saliva on ball
Dubai, Sep 30 (IANS) Rajasthan Royals batsman Robin Uthappa appears to have violated Covid-19 guidelines for the IPL on Wednesday as he seemed to be applying saliva on the ball in a match against Kolkata Knight Riders at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium.
2020-09-30
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Delhi HC asks Crime Branch to probe CISF man's disappearance
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Wednesday tasked the Delhi Police's Crime Branch with probing the disappearance of a Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) trooper, missing since May.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
CBI books Hyderabad firm for Rs 166 crore loan fraud
Hyderabad, Sep 30 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has filed a case against Hyderabad-based Chadalavada Infratech Ltd for a Rs 166.93 crore loan fraud.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
'Human rights abuser Pak resorting to mockery of UNHRC with India bashing'
New Delhi/Geneva, Sep 30 (IANS) India on Wednesday said that Pakistan's perennial India bashing at the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) amounted to mockery, while its own record of human rights for ethnic minorities, social activists and journalists was abysmally poor.
2020-09-30
Category: International, India,National,Diplomacy,Politics
Hathras gang-rape brings spotlight back on crime against women
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) As the pyre for the body of the Hathras gangrape victim was set alight amid heavy police presence in her hometown, a young journalist was seen arguing with a policeman. As the confrontation between the journalist and the policeman reaches its peak, the background fire, which was dimly lit in the mobile video, too blazed high at midnight.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Celebrate International Coffee Day with these easy recipes
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANSlife) Coffee is one of the most loved beverages in the world and theres no denying that! In India, the love for barista-style coffee is gaining momentum. For coffee lovers who have round-the-clock cravings and want to enjoy some exciting beverages at home, experts at Lavazza India share a few recipes on the occasion of International Coffee Day marked on October 1.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Silver Lake's co-investors to invest Rs 1,875 cr more in Reliance Retail
Mumbai, Sep 30 (IANS) Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) on Wednesday evening said that the co-investors of Silver Lake will invest an additional Rs 1,875 crore into Reliance Retail Ventures Ltd (RRVL).
2020-09-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Semi-permanent make-up for alluring brows & lips
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANSlife) The youth these days are not only concerned about pigmentation, acne or dark circles, but also look for that perfect shaped brow. There are multiple procedures for 'designer eyes, the fox eye lift utilises threads to lift the brows and the corners of the eyes to make your eyes elongated, almond-like shape a hot red at the moment, especially with the Hollywood crowd.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
It's time for autumn cocktails
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANSlife) The white spirits have often been unanimously hailed as one of the most popular when it comes to cocktail making. With the colourless, distilled spirit of vodka being a common favourite for so many, the 4th of October is celebrated as International Vodka Day. It raises a toast to this one-of-a-kind creation in the world of spirits.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Post voting out of CEO Gurbaxani, CoD to run Dhanlaxmi Bank
Chennai, Sep 30 (IANS) With the shareholders of the Kerala-based small private sector Dhanlaxmi Bank overwhelmingly voting out Managing Director and CEO Sunil Gurbaxani, a Committee of Directors (CoD) will manage its affairs, said a source on Wednesday.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy
Strongest season for Indian and Southeast Asian art online
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANSlife) Christies Asian Art Week New York achieved a total of $82,830,875 with 90 percent by value, 84 percent sold by lot, and 175 percent hammer above low estimate across the eight live auctions. It saw a global participation with bidders from 41 countries across five continents.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life,Lifestyle/Fashion
Rules affecting daily life changing from October 1
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) There will be some changes in the rules for products and transactions impacting the daily lives of the people from October 1.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
RR speedster Jofra Archer back all guns blazing
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) On Wednesday, Rajasthan Royals (RR) unleashed their pace juggernaut Jofra Archer with full force against the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), and the England bowler returned his best figures of this IPL even as he regularly clocked around 150 kmph. The gangling bowler's fastest delivery was clocked at 152.1 kmph, in the 14th over, and he finished with superb figures of 2/18 in four overs.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Andhra Pradesh CM to announce MSP on Thursday
Amaravati, Sep 30 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy will announce the minimum support price (MSP) for agricultural produce procurement on Thursday, an official said.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
India posts healthy current account surplus of $19.8bn in Q1FY21 (2nd Lead)
Mumbai, Sep 30 (IANS) India posted a healthy current account surplus in Q1FY21 on the back of a lower trade deficit, official data showed on Wednesday.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Andhra Police arrest Maoist in Visakhapatnam district
Visakhapatnam, Sep 30 (IANS) The police in Andhra Pradesh's Visakhapatnam district on Wednesday arrested a 31-year-old Maoist, Jamili Kamesh, for his involvement in multiple crimes such as murder and arson, among others.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Over 2.83 lakh people still affected by Assam floods
Guwahati, Sep 30 (IANS) Though some respite in rain has led to a further improvement in the flood situation in Assam, 2.83 lakh people in eight of the state's 33 districts were still affected as on Wednesday, disaster management officials said.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Assam,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
International flights to remain suspended till Oct 31
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) The Central government on Wednesday extended the suspension of scheduled commercial international flight operations to and from India till October 31.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Hathras' 'Nirbhaya' was killed by UP govt, says Sonia Gandhi
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) "Is it a crime to be a daughter of a poor family?" asked Congress interim President Sonia Gandhi in a video statement on the Hathras gangrape. She alleged that the issue was sought to be hushed up while referring to the victim as "Hathras' Nirbhaya".
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
PM lauds successful BrahMos launch
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday congratulated scientists and engineers for the successful test launch of supersonic cruise missile BrahMos with an indigenous booster from a test facility off the Odisha coast.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Multiplex Association of India look forward to welcoming back moviegoers
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Multiplex Association of India on Wednesday said that they wholeheartedly welcome the Government of India decision allowing cinemas to reopen across the country, starting October 15.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
3 Nigerians among 4 held for Rs 1.24 cr online fraud in Gurugram
Gurugram, Sep 30 (IANS) The Cyber Crime Cell of the Gurugram Police arrested three Nigerian nationals and their Indian accomplice for allegedly duping a 60-year-old man of Rs 1.24 crore in an online fraud a few months ago, the police said on Wednesday.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Over 54% of GKRA budget spent, 30 crore man-days created
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Over 54 per cent of the total budget for the Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyaan (GKRA), a short-time employment programme initiated for migrant labourers, has been spent and nearly 30 crore man-days' employment has been created so far, the Union Ministry of Rural Development said on Wednesday.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Babri case: Court rejects newspaper reports and cassettes as evidence
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) A Special CBI court hearing the Babri mosque demolition case of December 6, 1992, acquitted all the 32 accused on Wednesday saying it was spontaneous and not a planned move.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
B-Town rejoices as cinemas are allowed to open at 50 per cent capacity
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Bollywood celebrities and the film trade expressed joy on Wednesday evening as news spread that the Union Home Ministry has allowed cinemas, theatres and multiplexes to reopen with 50 per cent seating capacity from October 15.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Gill and Morgan take KKR to 174/6 vs RR
Dubai, Sep 30 (IANS) Opener Shubman Gill's 47 and Eoin Morgan's unbeaten 34 helped the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) score 174/6 against Rajasthan Royals (RR) at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium on Wednesday. For RR, Jofra Acher marked his return to form with the ball as he bagged 2/18.
2020-09-30
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Hathras protest: 13 Youth Cong leaders sent to jail in Lucknow
Lucknow, Sep 30 (IANS) Thirteen Youth Congress leaders, who participated in protests over the Hathras gang-rape and murder in Lucknow on Wednesday, were sent to jail.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Agnikul Cosmos signs up with Alaska Aerospace to test rocket
Chennai, Sep 30 (IANS) As part of its plan to launch its rocket from foreign rocket ports, Chennai-based small rocket-maker Agnikul Cosmos Private Ltd on Wednesday said that it has signed an agreement with the Alaska Aerospace Corporation.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Science/Tech,Technology
Kerala sees new daily Covid high with over 8K cases
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 30 (IANS) Kerala saw a new daily Covid tally on Wednesday, as 8,830 people tested positive for coronavirus.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
Indians rediscovered travel closer to home amid pandemic: Booking.com
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) While the pandemic has led to seismic shifts in travel behaviours and destination choices, many Indian travellers have discovered simple pleasures next door, leading digital travel player Booking.com said on Wednesday.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Conditional relaxation for public gatherings after Oct 15
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) While the MHA has allowed further relaxation switch reopening of cinema halls and entertainment parks with conditions, there are some reprieves that are being given in gatherings as well.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,National
Will Facebook's cross-app messaging protect your privacy?
San Francisco, Sep 30 (IANS) With the launch of coss-app messaging for Instagram and Messenger, Facebook has said that far from infringing on your privacy, the new update will give users more control over who can reach them and how.
2020-09-30
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Centre sticks to FY21 borrowing target, leaves room for states
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) The Centre on Wednesday said it will borrow Rs 4.34 lakh crore in the second half of the current financial year, sticking to its enhanced borrowing plan of Rs 12 lakh crore for the whole year, while completing the process ahead of schedule in January, leaving ample room for the states and the private sector to borrow from the market to step up investment in a recovering economy.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Covid: Maha cases, deaths spiral; Mumbai region worsens
Mumbai, Sep 30 (IANS) Maharashtra's Covid-19 deaths and cases continued to rise with the Mumbai Metropolitan Region (MMR) causing huge concerns with rising fatalities, health officials said here on Wednesday.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
India's Apr-Aug fiscal deficit at over 109% of budgetary target
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) India's budgetary fiscal deficit for the April-August 2020-21 period stood at Rs 8.70 lakh crore, or 109.3 per cent of the budget estimates (BE).
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
K'taka minister says: No mask? Pay Rs 1000 fine
Bengaluru, Sep 30 (IANS) In the wake of rising Covid-19 cases, Karnataka on Wednesday declared that the penalty for not wearing a mask in public places would be increased to Rs 1000 in urban areas while it is Rs 500 in rural areas.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Karnataka,National
Sacked municipal employees protest in Gurugram
Gurugram, Sep 30 (IANS) More than 500 contractual employees of the Municipal Corporation of Gurugram (MCG), including sanitation workers, drivers, clerks, guards, water pump operators, peons, gardeners, helpers and surveyors who were suddenly sacked by the MCG over the last four days, staged a protest here on Wednesday.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Haryana,National,Politics
Mathura court dismisses Sri Krishna Janam Bhoomi case (Ld)
Mathura, Sep 30 (IANS) Close on the heels of the Ayodhya verdict early Wednesday, all eyes were fixed on the likely outcome of the case filed in a Mathura civil court to settle a dispute between the local Shahi Masjid Idgah management and Sri Krishna Virajman, represented by Ranjna Agnihotri and eight others who had filed a fresh 57 page petition on September 25.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
EC team visits Patna to observe Bihar poll preparations
Patna, Sep 30 (IANS) A team of Election Commission officials visited Patna to take stock of poll preparations on Wednesday, ahead of the Bihar Assembly election.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Covid cases surge in 9 Karnataka districts: Official
Bengaluru, Sep 30 (IANS) Having the second highest number of active Covid-19 cases (1,07,737) in the country after Maharashtra, nine of the 30 districts across Karnataka reported a surge in Covid cases in September, an official said on Wednesday.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
IDFC First Bank MD gifts Rs 30-lakh shares to schoolteacher (Ld)
Mumbai, Sep 30 (IANS) As a token of gratitude, IDFC First Bank MD and CEO V Vaidyanathan has transferred one lakh equity shares worth around Rs 30 lakh to to his former schoolteacher Gurdial Saroop Saini.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Human Interest/Society
Mumbai, Punjab will aim to recover after losses (IPL Match 11 Preview)
Abu Dhabi, Sep 30 (IANS/GloFans) Both defending champions Mumbai Indians (MI) and Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) will look to bring their campaign back on track after suffering heartbreaking losses in their previous IPL contests when they meet here on Thursday.
2020-09-30
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Vedanta, Jindal among bidders for first commercial coal mine allocation
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) The Centre has received a total of 76 bids from 42 companies, including Vedanta Ltd, JSW Steel and Jindal Steel and Power Ltd, for the first commercial coal mine allocation in the country.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Pak violates ceasefire on LoC for 7th straight day
Jammu, Sep 30 (IANS) Pakistan continued to violate ceasefire along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district for the seventh consecutive day on Wednesday.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
JD(S) leader Kumaraswamy claims PM Modi offered him CM post
Bengaluru, Sep 30 (IANS) Janata Dal (S) leader and former Karnataka Chief Minister, H. D. Kumaraswamy on Wednesday made a startling revelation in which he claimed that none other than Prime Minister Narendra Modi promised to make him Karnataka's CM soon after Assembly results were announced last year.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Released tax records show Biden made $944K, Harris $3M in 2019
New York, Sep 30 (IANS) Democratic Party's presidential candidate Joe Biden and vice-presidential candidate Kamala Harris have released their income tax documents for last year after a newspaper published what it said was leaked tax information of President Donald Trump who has refused to disclose them.
2020-09-30
Category: International, United States,Politics
Covid-19: Odisha govt caps entry of visitors to zoos
Bhubaneswar, Sep 30 (IANS) The Odisha government on Wednesday issued guidelines for reopening of zoos and deer parks as it limited the daily entry of visitors in view of the Covid-19 pandemic.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Orissa,National
NIA arrests key accused in FICN racket case
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Wednesday said it has arrested one of the key accused, a resident of Malda in West Bengal, involved in the high quality Fake Indian Currency Notes (FICN) racket case.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Akali Dal's posers to Rahul Gandhi on farm laws
Chandigarh, Sep 30 (IANS) The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) on Wednesday asked Congress leader Rahul Gandhi to tell farmers why he had supported the abolition of the APMC Act and why he had not protested against the three 'anti-farmer' agricultural bills when they were tabled in the Parliament for ratification.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Rijiju launches SAI's new logo
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju on Wednesday launched the Sports Authority of Indias (SAI) new logo at Delhis Major Dhyan Chand Stadium.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Maha ministerial panel to decide on farm laws' implementation
Mumbai, Sep 30 (IANS) In a significant development, the Maharashtra government on Wednesday decided to set up a Cabinet Sub-Committee to examine the implementation of the recently enacted farm laws that have resulted in protests all over the country.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Yash Birla, 3 others barred from securities market
Mumbai, Sep 30 (IANS) The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has barred four individuals, including Yashovardhan Birla, the Chairman of Yash Birla Group, from the markets in relation to manipulation in issuance of global depository receipts (GDR) by Birla Cotsyn (India) Ltd way back in 2010.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Multiplexes to reopen with 50% seating from Oct 15
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) In its latest guidelines for further reopening, the Union Home Ministry has allowed certain activities such as functioning of cinemas, theatres and multiplexes with 50% seating capacity from October 15.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,National
975 new cases take J&K's Covid tally past 75K-mark
Srinagar, Sep 30 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday reported 975 new Covid-19 cases, taking the Union Territory's cornavirus tally past the 75,000-mark to 75,070.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
Army's poor gun maintenance, design change causing accidents: OFB
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) State-run Ordnance Factory Board (OFB), one of the oldest defence establishments, has countered the Indian Army's claim that its faulty ammunition is leading to injuries and deaths of soldiers and damage to equipment, saying that the accidents could also be because of "poor gun maintenance", "faulty firing drill", and "unvalidated design changes in the weapon".
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Babri verdict evokes mixed reactions in Maharashtra
Mumbai, Sep 30 (IANS) The much-awaited Special CBI Court verdict on the Babri Masjid demolition evoked mixed reactions in Maharashtra from the ruling Shiv Sena-Nationalist Congress Party-Congress and prominent citizens, here on Wednesday.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Acquittal of all accused in Babri demolition case surprising: Gehlot
Jaipur, Sep 30 (IANS) Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Wednesday termed the decision of the special CBI court to acquit all the accused in the Babri Masjid demolition case as "surprising".
2020-09-30
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
New unlock guidelines: States free to decide on schools reopening after Oct 15
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) : The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Wednesday left it to the states and union territories to decide on reopening of schools and coaching institutions after October 15 in a graded manner.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
Suhana Khan: I didn't get my skin lightened, I would never
Mumbai, Sep 30 (IANS) Suhana Khan, daughter of superstar Shah Rukh Khan, has revealed how she was told she is ugly because of her skin tone since she was 12 years old. Suhana said she has not get her skin lightened, adding that she would never do it.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Youth Congress stages protest over Hathras horror, demands Yogi quit
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Indian Youth Congress and Mahila Congress activists on Wednesday staged a protest after the death of the Hathras gangrape victim and demanded the resignation of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
K'taka opposition accuses ruling BJP of fudging Covid data
Bengaluru, Sep 30 (IANS) Taking a swipe at the ruling BJP, Karnataka Leader of the Opposition Siddaramaiah on Wednesday charged that the ruling BJP was fudging numbers to bring down Covid-19 figures in the state.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
'Badla' actor Tony Luke: I believe in versatility
Mumbai, Sep 30 (IANS) Actor Tony Luke, who made his Bollywood debut with the 2019 Amitabh Bachchan-starrer Badla, says it is his conscious choice to be as different as possible.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
India's June-end 2020 external debt falls to $554.5 bn
Mumbai, Sep 30 (IANS) India's external debt for the quarter ended June 2020 declined on a sequential and year-on-year basis, official data showed on Wednesday.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Buying support lifts equity market; FMCG, pharma stocks gain (Roundup)
Mumbai, Sep 30 (IANS) Despite volatility on account of weakened global sentiment, the Indian equity market ended on a positive note on Wednesday.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Andhra registers 6,133 new corona cases, over 7K recoveries
Amaravati, Sep 30 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh registered 6,133 new coronavirus infections, taking its total tally to 6.9 lakh cases, even as 7,075 more recoveries on Wednesday brought down the active cases to 58,445.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Mysuru Dasara celebrations to commence on Thursday with Gajapayana
Bengaluru, Sep 30 (IANS) The famous Gajapayana (elephants' march), which heralds the Dasara celebrations in Mysuru, will commence its journey on Thursday from Veeranahosahalli near the Nagarahole forest check-post in Hunsur.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Cinema/Showbiz
When Vijay Varma out-spammed a spam account
Mumbai, Sep 30 (IANS) Social media posts of Bollywood celebrities being flooded with spam comments is nothing new. What is unusual is the way in which actor Vijay Varma has chosen to deal with the situation on Wednesday.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Covid Casualty: India's core industrial output down 8.5% in Aug
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) The deceleration rate in the production of India's eight major industries continued in August, official data showed on Wednesday.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Ad spend on digital media could overtake TV by financial year 2021
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Advertising spend on digital media is set to overtake TV by financial year 2021, with digital likely to be one of the only media and entertainment segments to continue to grow in double digits in the coming year.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Nora Fatehi borrows from Meghan Thee Stallion's lyrics to define herself
Mumbai, Sep 30 (IANS) Dancer-actress Nora Fatehi has borrowed from a song by Meghan Thee Stallion to describe herself.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
80 people detained over Hathras gangrape protest
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Delhi Police on Wednesday detained at least 80 persons who staged a protest over the Hathras gangrape case. This includes 36 men and 44 women.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Shocking, say Muslim leaders on Babri demolition case verdict
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) After the verdict in the Babri Masjid demolition case was pronounced acquitting all the 32 accused, Muslim organizations and political leaders called it injustice and shocking.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Mom-to-be Teejay Sidhu's has a tip for expecting mothers
Mumbai, Sep 30 (IANS) TV personality Teejay Sidhu, who is currently expecting her third child, has opened up on how she is being called too skinny while being pregnant.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
'The Kissing Booth' star Joel Courtney marries 'best friend' Mia Scholink
Los Angeles, Sep 30 (IANS) Teenybopper star Joel Courtney has married his longtime love Mia Scholink.
2020-09-30
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
Purnachandra Rao new head of Indo-American Chamber of Commerce
Hyderabad, Sep 30 (IANS) Purnachandra Rao Surapaneni, a Hyderabad-based industrialist, has been elected as national President of the Indo-American Chamber of Commerce (IACC).
2020-09-30
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Business/Economy
Kejriwal's solution to stubble burning for Delhi farmers
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) The Delhi government is starting the process of preparing a fermented liquid solution to be sprayed on 800 hectares of land in the city where stubble burning is practiced by farmers, said Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Elephant tramples man to death in Jharkhand
Ranchi, Sep 30 (IANS) A 60-year-old man was trampled to death while another woman was injured by a rampaging elephant in Jharkhand's Giridih district on Wednesday.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Bihar,National,Environment/Wildlife
Papon's latest song is an ode to peace
Mumbai, Sep 30 (IANS) Singer Papon has unveiled a new track that talks about finding peace when things get difficult.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
K'taka farmers to rope in IT-savvy youths for online campaign
Bengaluru, Sep 30 (IANS) In a bid to drum up more support for their protest against the new agricultural laws, the Karnataka Rajya Raitha Sangha (KRRS) will launch an online campaign to counter the ruling BJP's stand and rope in IT-savvy youths for the purpose.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Saints don't create conspiracies, protect religion, culture: Diya Kumari
Jaipur, Sep 30 (IANS) Welcoming the decision by the special CBI court in Babri Masjid demolition case to acquit all saints and senior leaders, MP and BJP General Secretary Diya Kumari on Thursday said that saints do not create conspiracies but protect religion and culture.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Andhra seer welcomes Babri demolition case verdict
Visakhapatnam, Sep 30 (IANS) City-based Swaroopanandendra Swamy of Visakha Sri Sarada Peetham on Wednesday welcomed the acquittal of all 32 accused in the Babri Masjid demolition case by a Special CBI court in Lucknow earlier in the day.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
PM Modi to inaugurate int'l webinar to mark Gandhi-150
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate an international webinar on October 3 that the ICCR is organising in collaboration with the UP Institute of Design (UPID) on the theme 'Weaving Relations; Textile Traditions' to mark Gandhi-150. This is being organised just a day after Gandhi Jayanti.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
RR win toss, choose to bowl against KKR
Dubai, Sep 30 (IANS) Rajasthan Royals (RR) on Wednesday won the toss and chose to bowl against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium. Both sides have made no changes to their squads and RR are looking for their first win outside of Sharjah.
2020-09-30
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
India, China agree to hold early meeting for disengagement along LAC
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) India and China on Wednesday agreed to hold a meeting soon between the senior commanders of their armies for an early disengagement along the Line of Actual Control (LAC), where the two countries are locked in a face-off since June this year.
2020-09-30
Category: International, India,National,Diplomacy,Politics
Bihar seat-sharing: BJP-JDU nearing consensus, LJP not on-board, yet
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) After a long huddle at BJP President JP Nadda's residence, BJP's Bihar prabhari Bhupendra Yadav said that the Bharatiya Janata Party, Janata Dal (United) and Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) will fight the Bihar assembly polls together next month. However, it is learnt that while the BJP and JDU have reached a consensus, the LJP is still not on board.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
TCS applicable only on amounts received on or after Oct 1: CBDT
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) on Wednesday clarified that Tax Collection at Source (TCS) will be applicable only on the amount received on or after October 1, 2020 and a seller would be required to collect TCS only if his turnover exceeds Rs 10 crore in the last financial year.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Akali Dal to submit memo to Punjab Governor on farm laws
Chandigarh, Sep 30 (IANS) Two lakh people will join three separate marches by farmers in 40,000 vehicles starting from all three Sikh religious 'Takhts' to Chandigarh on Thursday where the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) will hand over a memorandum demanding revocation of the recently-passed agricultural laws to the central government through the Governor of Punjab.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Hindu Munnani founder Ramagopalan succumbs to Covid-19
Chennai, Sep 30 (IANS) Hindu Munnani founder Ramagopalan (94) succumbed to Covid-19 at a private hospital here on Wednesday, said the organisation's Tamil Nadu President.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine,Religion
Nepal, China security pact in offing, to irk India
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Nepal and China will soon ink a bilateral military exchange mechanism on the lines of the India-Nepal security exchange framework, agencies have warned New Delhi.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Twitter launches 'Have You Followed' series for entertainment buffs
Mumbai, Sep 30 (IANS) Twitter India has come up with a series that features several people from the entertainment industry talking about themselves, their career and more.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Xiaomi launches Mi 10T, Mi 10T Pro with Snapdragon 865, 144Hz display
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Xiaomi subsidiary Mi on Wednesday launched Mi 10T and Mi 10T Pro flagship smartphones as part of the Mi 10T series for the global market.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Yogi calls up Hathras victim's father, announces Rs 25L aid
Lucknow, Sep 30 (IANS) Amid an uproar over the cremation of the body of a Dalit gang-rape victim early on Wednesday, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath spoke to the 19-year-old woman's father in Hathras district and offered his condolences.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
PIL in SC seeking CBI probe in Hathras gang-rape and murder
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) A PIL was filed in the Supreme Court on Wednesday seeking a CBI probe or SIT investigation under a sitting or former Supreme Court or High Court judge in the gruesome gang-rape and murder of a 19-year-old Dalit woman in Uttar Pradesh's Hathras district.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
AIIMS report to CBI: Death time missing in Sushant's autopsy
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Forensic Department has submitted its report with the CBI in Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput death case and has questioned the absence of the timing of death in the autopsy report and pointed towards the dimly-lit post mortem room at Cooper Hospital, sources said.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz
Facebook finally integrates Messenger with Instagram
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) In a first serious step to realise the dream of CEO Mark Zuckerberg to integrate its family of apps, Facebook on Wednesday announced to connect the Messenger and Instagram for cross-app chat with bringing some of the best Messenger features to the popular photo and video sharing platform.
2020-09-30
Category: International, India,Technology
Kohli's RCB look favourites for IPL title: Vengsarkar (IANS Interview)
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) For legendary batsman Dilip Vengsarkar, this IPL season Virat Kohli's Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) could break the jinx of not winning the title in 12 attempts, and the former India captain rates them among the hot favourites, citing their well-rounded team as one of the factors.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
IDFC First Bank MD gifts Rs 30-lakh shares to schoolteacher
Mumbai, Sep 30 (IANS) As a token of gratitude to his former schoolteacher, IDFC First Bank MD and CEO V Vaidyanathan has transferred one lakh equity shares worth around Rs 30 lakh without any consideration to Gurdial Saroop Saini.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Human Interest/Society,Business/Economy
First person cured of HIV, Timothy Ray Brown, dies
London, Sep 30 (IANS) The first person cured of HIV, Timothy Ray Brown, has died from cancer.
2020-09-30
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine,Politics
Excessive use of mobile phones by students during lockdown: Study
London, Sep 30 (IANS) Parents and children are spending more time on various screens at home which is seriously affecting their health and now a new study reveals that students are making excessive use of their mobile phones during lockdown.
2020-09-30
Category: International, United Kingdom,Technology,Health/Medicine
Shekhar Suman feels Irrfan's grave is 'unkempt', suggests marble covering
Mumbai, Sep 30 (IANS) Actor Shekhar Suman feels the grave of late actor Irrfan Khan looks unkempt. On Wednesday, he suggested a marble covering for the grave on behalf of the film industry along with a loving epitaph.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
After 493 days, Belgium gets new PM
Brussels, Sep 30 (IANS) After a wait of 493 days since the last federal election, Belgium got its new Prime Minister Alexander De Croo on Wednesday.
2020-09-30
Category: International, Belgium,Politics
UP court dismisses plea on Krishna Janmabhoomi
Mathura (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 30 (IANS) A civil court in Uttar Pradesh's Mathura on Wednesday dismissed a petition seeking to remove the Shahi Idgah Masjid in the Hindu holy town on grounds that it was built over the Krishna Janmabhoomi land.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion
Britain's economy shrank by nearly 20% in second quarter
London, Sep 30 (IANS) Britain's economy shrank by a record 19.8 per cent in the second quarter, entering recession over the coronavirus lockdown, but the contraction was less severe than first thought, official data showed on Wednesday.
2020-09-30
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Govt agencies procure 44,809 tonnes of paddy in Punjab, Haryana
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Paddy procurement is going on full swing in Punjab and Haryana with government agencies having purchased 44,809 tonnes of paddy in only four days since the MSP buying operations began in both states on the usual date this Kharif season, the Union Agriculture Ministry said on Wednesday.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Offered Rs 14K cr to banks as settlement: Mallya's UB tells SC
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Fugitive liquor baron Vijay Mallya's United Breweries (Holding) Ltd on Wednesday told the Supreme Court that it had offered over Rs 14,000 crore to various banks to settle its dues and that the company's assets exceeded its total debt.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights
Goa CM meets PM, Minister to discuss mining issue
Panaji, Sep 30 (IANS) Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Wednesday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Delhi to discuss several issues, including resumption of iron ore mining that awaits a decision by the Supreme Court.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Goa,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Not thinking about India berth, focussed on RR: Samson
Jaipur, Sep 30 (IANS) Rajasthan Royals' Sanju Samson has taken the 2020 season of the IPL by storm. He is one of the six players to have scored two half-centuries so far this season and one of two players -- apart from his captain Steve Smith -- to have scored half-centuries in both matches he has played in thus far. His strike rate of 214.86 is also the highest thus far.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Rajasthan,Sports,Cricket
Microsoft imparts digital skills to 7.7 lakh Indians in pandemic
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Microsoft on Wednesday announced it has trained close to 774,000 learners in India as part of its global skills initiative launched in June this year, to help 25 million people worldwide gain more digital skills in the pandemic-hit year.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,Technology,Education
Lioness succumbs to old age in Visakhapatnam rescue centre
Visakhapatnam, Sep 30 (IANS) A 20-year-old lioness died at an animal rescue centre here due to age related ailments.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National
Theives strike at house of famous Hindi writer in Patna
Patna, Sep 30 (IANS) Thieves have stolen priceless books and other artworks of famous Hindi writer Phanishwar Nath Renu from his house in Patna's upscale Rajendra Nagar, an official said on Wednesday.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Over 1,300 S. Koreans injected with defective flu vaccines
Seoul, Sep 30 (IANS) More than 1,300 South Koreans have received potentially defective flu vaccines, health authorities said on Wednesday.
2020-09-30
Category: International, South Korea,Health/Medicine,Politics
Child artiste Myra Singh on bagging show 'Maddam Sir'
Mumbai, Sep 30 (IANS) Child actor Myra Singh is all set to join the cast of the popular television show, Maddam Sir. The young star plays a girl who loves singing and wants to pursue the calling in future.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Rajnath, Shivraj, RSS welcome Babri demolition case verdict
New Delhi/Bhopal, Sep 30 (IANS) Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh have welcomed the verdict by a Special CBI court acquitting all the 32 accused in the Babri Masjid demolition case.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics,Religion
Hry boy struggles to save grandmother from raging bull
Chandigarh, Sep 30 (IANS) In a horrific incident, a boy in Haryana's Mahendragarh town saved his 70-year-old grandmother after she was attacked by a stray bull.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Punjab,National
VMware unveils future workforce solutions for enterprises
San Francisco, Sep 30 (IANS) To help organisations navigate one of the most significant disruptions of our time, enterprise software major VMware has introduced Future Ready Workforce solutions to provide exceptional workforce experiences, end-to-end Zero Trust security controls and simplified management.
2020-09-30
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
DJB water bill waiver extended till Dec due to Covid
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the water bill waiver scheme of Delhi Jal Board has been extended by three months, till December 31.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Urvashi Rautela is a pop diva in new song of 'Black Rose'
Mumbai, Sep 30 (IANS) Actress Urvashi Rautela has turned a pop diva for a promotional song of her upcoming Telugu debut film, Black Rose.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Massage parlour goons run over cop after assaulting customer
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Armed with a baseball bat, two massage parlour employees thrashed a man over payment issues in south Delhi's Malviya Nagar and when a policeman tried to intervene, the duo ran their car over him, dragging him to several metres and injuring him badly.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Covid-19: Thai workers leave for jobs in Israel
Bangkok, Sep 30 (IANS) Around 200 Thais left to work on farms in Israel on Wednesday on a flight arranged by the Labour Ministry, which declared the Covid-19 situation is "easing".
2020-09-30
Category: International, Thailand,Politics
Sidharth Shukla's shoot mode is on
Mumbai, Sep 30 (IANS) Bigg Boss 13 winner and actor Siddharth Shukla has resumed work, going by his social media post,
2020-09-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Frenchman in Taiwan tests Covid positive after quarantine ends
Taipei, Sep 30 (IANS) Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Wednesday announced one new Covid case from France.
2020-09-30
Category: International, Taiwan, Province Of China,Health/Medicine,Politics
Steel industry writes to PMO as iron ore exports to China surge during Covid
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) India's steel industry is seeking a ban on exports of iron ore and has petitioned the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) in this regard.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,National
Sushant's 'MS Dhoni: The Untold Story' turns four
Mumbai, Sep 30 (IANS) The 2016 blockbuster, MS Dhoni: The Untold Story, was released four years ago on this day. The film starring the late Sushant Singh Rajput was a huge hit upon release, and on Wednesday fans took to social media to recall how beautifully the late actor had portrayed the role of the former Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni in the biopic.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Rs 91 lakh cash seized from car in Jharkhand
Ranchi, Sep 30 (IANS) Police seized Rs 91 lakh from a car in Jharkhand's coal city of Dhanbad on Wednesday.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Japan's land prices fall for first time in three years
Tokyo, Sep 30 (IANS) An average price of land in Japan this year fell 0.6 per cent from last year for the first decline in three years as the Covid pandemic caused a drop in land demand for commercial operations such as hotels and shops, government data showed.
2020-09-30
Category: International, Japan,Politics
Israel passes legislation to ban mass protests during lockdown
Jerusalem, Sep 30 (IANS) Israel's parliament has handed the government the power to ban mass protests during the country's second nationwide Covid-19 lockdown.
2020-09-30
Category: International, Israel,Politics
Deadline for filing IT returns for AY 2019-20 now Nov 30
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) In a major relief for taxpayers, the Centre on Wednesday announced extension of the due date for filing income tax returns for assessment year 2019-20 by a couple of months to November 30, 2020.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Was training with my coach, so didn't fall far behind in lockdown: Amit
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Amit Panghal still awaits an update on his coach Anil Kumar Dhankar joining him at the boxing national camp currently underway at the National Institute of Sport (NIS) in Patiala, Punjab. Amit has been training at the Patiala facility since July and says that the amount of training he used to do during lockdown under Dhankar was more effective than what he does now at NIS.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Ananya Panday shares first look test pics of 'Khaali Peeli'
Mumbai, Sep 30 (IANS) Ahead of hew new release Khaali Peeli, actress Ananya Panday has shared a glamorous throwback to the first look test she gave as her character, Pooja, in the film.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Will not allow any damage to eco-sensitive zone via mining: SC
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Chief Justice of India S.A. Bobde on Wednesday said the Supreme Court will not allow any damage to the eco-sensitive zone and if an area falls in an eco-sensitive zone, then neither the Centre nor state will have the right to mine it.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Immigration/Law/Rights
Microsoft Xbox Game Pass to get EA Play games on Nov 10
San Francisco, Sep 30 (IANS) Microsoft has revealed that Electronic Arts video game subscription service EA Play will now be included in Xbox Game Pass for free.
2020-09-30
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
O.P. Jindal Global University establishes the Jindal School of Psychology & Counselling
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) The O.P. Jindal Global University (JGU) has established a new school, Jindal School of Psychology and Counselling (JSPC) on the eve of the 11th anniversary of the University.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
Alcohol consumption rises sharply during Covid-19 pandemic: Study
New York, Sep 30 (IANS) Adults have sharply increased their consumption of alcohol during the shutdown triggered by the Covid-19 pandemic, with women increasing their heavy drinking episodes by 41 per cent, say researchers.
2020-09-30
Category: International, United States,National,Health/Medicine
Covid Casualty: India's core industrial output down 8.5% in Aug
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) The deceleration rate in the production of India's eight major industries continued in August, official data showed on Wednesday.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Uttarakhand CM Rawat at muhurat of Karanvir Bohra's latest
Dehradun, Sep 30 (IANS) Actor Karanvir Bohra is currently in Uttarakhand for the shoot of his new film, Kutub Minar.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Paris rattled by sonic boom from French fighter jet
Paris, Sep 30 (IANS) A massive boom heard across Paris on Wednesday morning briefly caused panic as residents reported buildings shaking and windows rattling.
2020-09-30
Category: International, France,Politics
Oil revenue down 99% due to US sanctions, but Iran helping: Maduro
Caracas, Sep 30 (IANS) Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has said that US financial sanctions have caused Venezuela's oil revenue to plunge 99 per cent over the last six years.
2020-09-30
Category: International, Venezuela,Politics
BJP appoints ex-Maha CM Fadnavis as in-charge for Bihar polls
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday formally appointed former Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis as its election 'prabhari' (in-charge) for the upcoming Bihar Assembly polls.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Take suo motu cognisance of Hathras case: DCW urges CJI
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) The Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) on Wednesday wrote to Chief Justice of India (CJI) SA Bobde to urge the Supreme Court to take suo motu cognisance of the gruesome gang rape and murder of a Dalit woman in Uttar Pradesh's Hathras district.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,National
Realme to launch first phone with 125W charging in Europe
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Back in August, Realme announced its 125W UltraDart charger and the company has confirmed the new blazing fast charger will debut alongside an upcoming Realme phone in Europe.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Criminals use Facebook's grant for SMBs as bait to steal data
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Cybercriminals are using the news of Facebook's $100 million grant for small businesses as a bait to steal sensitive information from unsuspecting users, cybersecurity firm Kaspersky has warned.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,Technology,Defence/Security
Turkey reduces withholding tax rates on lira deposits
Ankara, Sep 30 (IANS) Turkey has lowered the level of withholding tax on lira bank deposits of more than one year to zero from 10 per cent, officials said on Wednesday.
2020-09-30
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
Tiger Shroff does continuous backflips with ease
Mumbai, Sep 30 (IANS) Bollywood action star and fitness enthusiast Tiger Shroff has stunned fans once again with his agility. In a new video he posted on Instagram, Tiger pulls off consecutive back flips with ease.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
India's Apr-Aug fiscal deficit at over 109% of budgetary target
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) India's budgetary fiscal deficit for the April-August 2020-21 period stood at Rs 8.70 lakh crore, or 109.3 per cent of the budget estimates (BE).
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Posing as telco staff, Delhi Police nab Jharkhand juvenile for fraud
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) A Delhi Police team posing as surveyors of a telecom company nabbed a 17-year-old in Jamtara in Jharkhand while looking for persons behind online frauds, a senior police officer said on Wednesday.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Arvind Lifestyle, Gap mutually terminate franchise in India
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Arvind Lifestyle Brands Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Arvind Fashions Ltd (AFL), and Gap Inc have decided to mutually terminate their franchise business relationship in India.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
2 held in road rage, murder case in Gurugram
Gurugram, Sep 30 (IANS) With the arrest of two suspects, the Gurugram Police on Wednesday claimed to have solved a case of a youth who was alleged thrashed and killed by the arrested duo in a road rage incident that took place on the intervening night of September 15 and 16.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Malaysia reports 89 new Covid cases
Kuala Lumpur, Sep 30 (IANS) Malaysia confirmed 89 new Covid-19 infections on Wednesday, taking the total tally in the country to 11,224, health officials said.
2020-09-30
Category: International, Malaysia,Health/Medicine,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Gurmeet Choudhary, Debina Bonnerjee test Covid positive
Mumbai, Sep 30 (IANS) Star couple Gurmeet Choudhary and Debina Bonnerjee have contracted the Coronavirus.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Cop killed as Taliban storm police HQ in Afghanistan
Kabul, Sep 30 (IANS) One policeman was killed and two injured when the Taliban attacked the centre of Farang district in Baghlan province and then stormed into the police headquarters, security sources said on Wednesday.
2020-09-30
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Defence/Security
'The Lion King' to have a follow-up
Los Angeles, Sep 30 (IANS) The Hollywood blockbuster, The Lion King, is set to have a follow-up. Barry Jenkins, who called the shots on the Oscar-winning Moonlight, will direct the film.
2020-09-30
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Life Mission project: Kerala HC to hear plea against CBI FIR (Ld)
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 30 (IANS) Life Mission on Wednesday moved the Kerala High Court to plead for the quashing of an "illegal" FIR registered by the Central Bureau of Investigation into its housing project at Thrissur.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Indian Navy exercises with Russia, 'Quad' countries
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) The Indian Navy has conducted exercises with Russia and 'Quad' countries - an informal security forum comprising India, the US, Japan and Australia - in a message to China on getting a wider footprint in the Indo-Pacific region.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Kathmandu leads with highest number of Covid cases in Nepal
Kathmandu, Sep 30 (IANS) Of the 1,559 new cases of Covid-19 recorded across Nepal on Wednesday, 902 cases were detected in the capital alone, health officials said.
2020-09-30
Category: International, Nepal,Health/Medicine,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Vitamin D deficiency can lead to obesity: Study
New York, Sep 30 (IANS) We have now one more reason to maintain vitamin D in our body as researchers have found that vitamin D deficiency during early development can disrupt the metabolic balance between growth and fat accumulation.
2020-09-30
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Covid-19 likely to be more lethal as winter approaches: Experts
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) With Covid-19 set to enter its ninth month in India after the country reported its first confirmed case in Kerala on January 30, there is a likelihood of increased transmission of the novel coronavirus virus during the winter months, health experts warned on Wednesday.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Laos authorities urge people to be vigilant against Covid
Vientiane, Sep 30 (IANS) Laos' Health ministry has urged the people to remain vigilant and continue to take precautions against Covid-19.
2020-09-30
Category: International, Lao Peoples Democratic Republic,Health/Medicine,Politics
Black day in the history of India's judiciary: Owaisi
Hyderabad, Sep 30 (IANS) All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Wednesday termed the special CBI court's verdict acquitting all the accused in the Babri Masjid demolition case as a black day in the history of Indian judiciary.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Bihar Cong chief in Delhi to finalise seat-sharing with RJD
Patna Sep 30 (IANS) In a bid to work out a seat sharing formula in the Grand Alliance, two members including Bihar Congress president Madan Mohan Jha, have reached Delhi to discuss and finalise the arrangement with the top leadership of the party.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Bangladesh reports 1,436 new Covid cases; tally at 363,479
Dhaka, Sep 30 (IANS) Bangladesh has reported 1,436 new Covid cases, pushing the total tally in the country to 363,479, health officials said on Wednesday.
2020-09-30
Category: International, Bangladesh,Health/Medicine,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Muslim Personal Law Board to challenge Babri verdict in HC
Lucknow, Sep 30 (IANS) The All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) said that it will appeal against the special CBI court verdict in the Babri Masjid demolition case in the high court.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
Akshay Kumar's 'Laxmmi Bomb' to release in Australia, New Zealand, UAE
Mumbai, Sep 30 (IANS) The Akshay Kumar-starrer Laxmmi Bomb has been confirmed for release in Australia, New Zealand and UAE on November 9.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Serena's achilles heel puts her out of French Open
Paris, Sep 30 (IANS) Twenty three-time grand slam champion Serena Williams has withdrawn from the ongoing French Open due to achilles injury.
2020-09-30
Category: International, France,Sports,Tennis
Stalin: CBI's failure to prove Babri demolition a planned move a shame
Chennai, Sep 30 (IANS) Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) President M.K.Stalin on Wednesday said the Central Bureau of Investigation's (CBI) failure to prove the destruction of Babri Masjid as a planned act is a shame for the country's rule of law.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Dhanlaxmi Bank MD Sunil Gurbaxani voted out by shareholders
Chennai, Sep 30 (IANS) The shareholders of Kerala-based small private sector Dhanlaxmi Bank on Wednesday voted out Managing Director and CEO Sunil Gurbaxani at the annual general meeting (AGM).
2020-09-30
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy
Dilip Kumar, Saira Banu clicked twinning in pink
Mumbai, Sep 30 (IANS) Bollywood legend Dilip Kumar on Wednesday treated fans to a rare picture of him with his wife, actress Saira Banu.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Honda to enter mid-size 350-500 cc motorcycle segment, unviels H'ness-CB350
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India (HMSI) will enter the mid-size 350-500 cc motorcycle segment in India.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
India posts healthy current account surplus of $19.8bn in Q1FY21
Mumbai, Sep 30 (IANS) India posted a healthy current account surplus in Q1FY21 on the back of a lower trade deficit, official data showed on Wednesday.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Nawaz again 'refuses' to receive arrest warrants at UK residence
Islamabad, Sep 30 (IANS) Former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif once again 'refused' to receive non-bailable arrest warrants at his residence in London, the Islamabad High Court (IHC) was informed on Wednesday.
2020-09-30
Category: International, Pakistan,Politics
3 peddlers held, 59 kg cannabis seized in Gurugram
Gurugram, Sep 30 (IANS) Three drug peddlers were arrested and 59 kg cannabis valued at Rs 8 lakh seized from them, Gurugram police said on Wednesday.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Maha stays contentious order implementing new farm laws (Ld) (IANS IMPACT)
Mumbai, Sep 30 (IANS) Under fire from all quarters, the Maharashtra government on Wednesday stayed its own controversial order of August 10 implementing the three farm ordinances - now laws - that made it the first state in the country to enforce them, officials said here.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,National
Jairam Ramesh, Stephen Alter in Kamaladevi NIF Book Prize longlist (Ld)
Bengaluru, Sep 30 (IANS) A biography of V.K. Krishna Menon by Jairam Ramesh, a scholarly study of the Himalayas by Stephen Alter and Katherine Ebans riveting account of the collapse of the Ranbaxy empire are among the dozen books in the longlist of the Rs 15 lakh Kamaladevi Chattopadhyay NIF Book Prize 2020 for non-fiction announced here on Wednesday that showcases a compelling view of the multitude of narratives that exist in and about India.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Art/Culture/Books
Storage owners seek more space for grounded planes in Australia
Canberra, Sep 30 (IANS) Owners of an aircraft storage facility in Central Australia have been seeking more space as the facility is fully booked due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
2020-09-30
Category: International, Australia,Business/Economy
India's artificial intelligence spending grows at over 30%: IDC
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) India's Artificial Intelligence spending will grow from $300.7 million in 2019 to $880.5 million in 2023 at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 30.8 per cent, said an International Data Corporation (IDC) report on Wednesday.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Bodies of 3 killed in Shopian encounter to be exhumed
Srinagar, Sep 30 (IANS) The bodies of the three persons killed in an encounter in South Kashmir's Shopian district on July 18 will be exhumed and handed over to the families, Inspector General, Kashmir Vijay Kumar said on Wednesday.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Amitabh Bachchan: I am a pledged organ donor
Mumbai, Sep 30 (IANS) Amitabh Bachchan is a pledged organ donor and says he is bearing the giving of life to another.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
National Insurance posts Rs 4,108-cr loss for FY20
Chennai, Sep 30 (IANS) The government-owned non-life insurer, National Insurance Company Ltd, has closed the last fiscal with a net loss of Rs 4,108 crore, affecting its net worth and solvency, a top company official said on Wednesday.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy
Covid-19: Nagaland begins livelihood scheme for migrant workers
Kohima, Sep 30 (IANS) In a first among the eight northeastern states, the Nagaland government has launched a programme to give skill development training on livelihood to migrant workers who have been forced to return to the state from other states due to the outbreak of Covid-19, officials said on Wednesday.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Nagaland,National,Health/Medicine
Jairam Ramesh, Stephen Altar in Kamaladevi NIF Book Prize longlist
Bengaluru, Sep 30 (IANS) A biography of V.K. Krishna Menon by Jairam Ramesh, a scholarly study of the Himalayas by Stephen Altar and Katherine Ebans riveting account of the collapse of the Ranbaxy empire are among the dozen books in the longlist of the Rs 15 lakh Kamaladevi Chattopadhyay NIF Book Prize 2020 for non-fiction announced here on Wednesday that showcases a compelling view of the multitude of narratives that exist in and about India.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Art/Culture/Books
France to ban use of wild animals in circuses
Paris, Sep 30 (IANS) As part of sweeping new animal welfare measures, France has said it will gradually ban the use of wild animals in travelling circuses.
2020-09-30
Category: International, France,Politics,Environment/Wildlife
Yediyurappa hails acquittal of accused in Babri verdict
Bengaluru, Sep 30 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa hailed the acquittal of all the 32 accused in the Babri masjid demolition case by a Special CBI Court in Lucknow on Wednesday.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Kangana: Fashion is nothing but freedom of expression
Mumbai, Sep 30 (IANS) Actress Kangana Ranaut has shared how her fashion sense has evolved over the years, and defines fashion as freedom of expression.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Forcible cremation shameful move of UP govt, says Rahul
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday dubbed the "forcible cremation" of the Hathras gang-rape victim by police as a "shameful" move of the Uttar Pradesh government.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Jiten Murmu looks to inspire community with I-League Qualifier win
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) In far reaches of the interiors of Bankura district in West Bengal, football is a sport that enjoys immense popularity. Matches between local teams often draw a wholesome crowd. It would not have been more than a decade ago that a young boy named Jiten Murmu would go to these matches to support his favourite players.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Babri demolition accused acquitted after 28 years, Bollywood reacts
Mumbai, Sep 30 (IANS) Several Bollywood celebrities on Wednesday reacted to the news of acquittal of all 32 people accused in the Babri mosque demolition case of December 6, 1992. B-Town celebrities took to their verified Twitter accounts to react to the development.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Bengal minister tests Covid-19 positive
Kolkata, Sep 30 (IANS) West Bengal Sunderbans Affairs Minister Manturam Pakhira has tested positive for Covid-19, sources in the state health department said.
2020-09-30
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Bollywood expresses shock over Hathras gangrape
Mumbai, Sep 30 (IANS) Bollywood celebrities have expressed shock over the alleged brutal gangrape of a teenager in Hathras. B-Towners also voiced protest against the alleged cremation of the victim by the police without consent of her family early on Wednesday.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Andhra police crack Chittoor temple 'Nandi' desecration case
Chittoor (Andhra Pradesh), Sep 30 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh's Chittoor district police on Wednesday arrested a gang of eight inter-state treasure hunters for desecrating a 'Nandi' idol outside an Abhaya Anjaneya temple near Abhayamangalam.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Kerala gold smuggling case: NIA nod to make accused an approver
Kochi, Sep 30 (IANS) The National Investigation Agency on Wednesday agreed to make Sandip Nair, one of the prime accused in the gold smuggling case, turn approver.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
From Ayodhya title suit to Babri verdict, RSS talks amity, trust
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), the ideological mentor to the Vishva Hindu Parishad which led the Ram Janmabhoomi movement, sent out a note of mutual amity and trust after the verdict on the Babri masjid case on Wednesday.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Cong asks govt to challenge acquittal in Babri demolition case
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) After the special CBI court in Lucknow acquitted all the accused charged with conspiracy to demolish the Babri mosque, the Congress on Wednesday demanded that the government go in appeal against the acquittal.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Airtel launches cybersecurity services for businesses
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Bharti Airtel on Wednesday announced the launch of Airtel Secure, a suite of advanced cybersecurity solutions for business customers.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Karachi witnesses surge in Covid-19 cases
Islamabad, Sep 30 (IANS) Karachi has witnessed another spike in Covid-19 infections, with the National Command and Operations Center reporting that 365 out of 747 new cases recorded were detected in the metropolis.
2020-09-30
Category: International, Pakistan,Health/Medicine,Politics
Delhi: Mosquito-borne diseases plummet in NDMC areas
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) With the sustained efforts made by the Health Department of the New Delhi Municipal Council(NDMC) with respect to prevention and control of dengue and other vector-borne diseases, the number of such cases has decreased considerably in comparison to the last two years, said a senior official.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Google India to launch 'Namaste Digital' show on DD to empower SMBs
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Google India on Wednesday said that it will launch a new show in partnership with Doordarshan called Namaste Digital as part of its new multi-pronged effort to help small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) navigate the challenging economic environment.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
1 in 4 Indians use weak passwords for online accounts: Report
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) At least one in four Indians still use weak passwords for their online accounts, while more than 55 per cent change their passwords regularly, according to a new report on Wednesday.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Indian Army General involved in LAC dispute to head IMA
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Lieutenant General Harinder Singh, the top Indian Army commander based in Leh who has led the Indian response in the LAC dispute with China in eastern Ladakh, will move out and take charge of the force's military academy.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Apple CEO Tim Cook could earn over 1 million shares by 2025
San Francisco, Sep 30 (IANS) Apple CEO Tim Cook has received his largest stock grant since 2011. The Cupertino-based tech giant granted Cook 336,987 restricted units of Apple stock on Tuesday.
2020-09-30
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Find playing style that suits your players: Dennerby advises Indian coaches
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Indian U-17 women's football team head coach Thomas Dennerby believes it is very important for the coaches to first understand the attributes of players and then accordingly devise the playing style.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
SC seeks Maha Assembly response on Arnab's plea challenging show-cause
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Wednesday issued notice on a plea by journalist and anchor Arnab Goswami challenging a September 16 showcause notice sent to him by the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly for his criticism of the government inaction in the death of Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group and The Oberoi Group in strategic alliance
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANSLife) The Oberoi Group and The Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group, today announced a long-term strategic alliance that will see the two jointly collaborating across a range of initiatives.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
12.9-inch mini-LED iPad Pro coming early 2021: Report
San Francisco, Sep 30 (IANS) Apple is reportedly planning to launch a 12.9-inch mini LED-backlit iPad Pro in early 2021 and a mini LED-backlit MacBook in the second half of next year.
2020-09-30
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Goa lifeguards use tech to bypass infection prone protocol amid Covid-19
Panaji, Sep 30 (IANS) During the Covid-19 pandemic, lifeguards in Goa have evolved a new protocol for management of persons rescued from drowning off the state's beaches, by doing away with the traditional but infection transmission prone mouth-to-mouth resuscitation protocol, with the help of a new technology.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Goa,National,Environment/Wildlife,Technology
'Conspiracy theory' disproved, VHP wants focus on Ram Mandir
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) The Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP), which has been at the forefront of the Ram Janmabhoomi movement, claimed "vindication of truth and justice" after Wednesday's court verdict on Babri demolition acquitting all accused. Interestingly, the VHP also called the case against all the accused who are acquitted today as "conspiracy theory".
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Life Mission project: Kerala likely to move court against CBI probe
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 30 (IANS) The Kerala government is likely to opt for a legal challenge to a CBI inquiry into the Life Mission project, after a go-ahead at the weekly state Cabinet meeting which discussed the issue here on Wednesday, sources said.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Toll rises as Nagorno-Karabakh conflict widens
Baku, Sep 30 (IANS) Fighting between Azerbaijani and Armenian forces entered its 4th day on Wednesday, with fresh casualties reported in the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region.
2020-09-30
Category: International, Azerbaijan,Politics,Defence/Security
CBI must appeal against Babri verdict: IUML
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 30 (IANS) The Indian Union Muslim League (IUML) on Wednesday demanded that the CBI should appeal against the Special CBI court Lucknow's verdict acquitting all 32 accused in the Babri mosque demolition case of December 6, 1992.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Kerala,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Start of Lanka Premier League readjusted to Nov 21
Colombo, Sep 30 (IANS) Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) have readjusted the commencement date of the 'Lanka Premier League' (LPL) from November 14 to November 21 in order to ensure that participating players have adequate time to meet 'quarantine requirements'.
2020-09-30
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Sports,Cricket
Maha stays contentious order implementing new farm laws (IANS IMPACT)
Mumbai, Sep 30 (IANS) Under fire from all quarters, the Maharashtra Government on Wednesday stayed its controversial August 10 order implementing new farm ordinances -- now laws -- making it the first state in the country to enforce them, officials said here.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
NTPC MoU with govt; targets Rs 98,000 cr revenue for FY21
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Country's largest power producer NTPC Ltd. proposes a revenue of Rs 98,000 crore from operations and 340 BU of electricity generation in the current fiscal.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Need to put 'brilliant' KL under pressure, says MI coach Bond
Abu Dhabi, Sep 30 (IANS) Mumbai Indians bowling coach Shane Bond has made it clear that his team would have to keep Kings XI Punjab skipper KL Rahul in check when the two teams face each other in their Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 encounter at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium on Thursday.
2020-09-30
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Goa IT body seeks bypassing of Central approval for investment
Panaji, Sep 30 (IANS) Involvement of government Ministers in matters of facilitation of investment in the Information Technology sector is proving to be a bottleneck for the industry's growth, the Goa Information Technology Professionals Association said on Wednesday, urging the state government to bypass centralised permissions for IT projects.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Goa,National,Business/Economy,Technology
India posts healthy current account surplus of $19.8B in Q1FY21
Mumbai, Sep 30 (IANS) India posted a healthy current account surplus in Q1FY21 on the back of lower trade deficit, official data showed on Wednesday.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Advani hails Babri verdict, says it vindicates him & BJP
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Lal Krishna Advani , who spearheaded the Ayodhya movement, on Wednesday hailed the acquittal of 32 accused, including him, by a special CBI court in December 6, 1992 Babri mosque demolition case.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
SAIL chairman nominated to chair CII PSE Council
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Industry body CII has nominated Anil Kumar Chaudhary, Chairman, SAIL as the Chairman of its PSE Council.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
No truth in 'clean chit to Deepika, Sara, Shraddha': NCB
Mumbai, Sep 30 (IANS) The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) on Wednesday refuted claims about clean chit given to Bollywood divas Deepika Padukone, Shraddha Kapoor, Sara Ali Khan and others questioned in connection with the a drugs case surrounding the death Sushant Singh Rajput, saying such reports are "devoid" of "truth and facts".
2020-09-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Tech service firm NTT launches new data centre in Mumbai
Mumbai, Sep 30 (IANS) Technology services company NTT Ltd.'s Global Data Centers division on Wednesday launched a new high-density and hyperscale data centre in Mumbai.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Technology
India successfully test-fires BrahMos missile
Bhubaneswar, Sep 30 (IANS) India on Wednesday successfully test-fired an extended- range supersonic cruise missile BrahMos with an indigenous booster from a test facility off the Odisha coast.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Orissa,National,Defence/Security
Common cold in past may give protection from Covid-19
New York, Sep 30 (IANS) In a big breakthrough, researchers have found that people who have had a bout of seasonal or common cold in the past may get protection from Covid-19.
2020-09-30
Category: International, United States,National,Health/Medicine
Narrabri gas: Australia approves controversial project
Canberra, Sep 30 (IANS) In a controversial environmental decision, Australian state authorities have approved the development of a major coal seam gas field.
2020-09-30
Category: International, Australia,Politics
Amazon creates over 1 lakh jobs ahead of festive season
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Amazon India on Wednesday said that it has created more than 1 lakh seasonal job opportunities across its operations network in the country ahead of the festive season.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Govt extends annual GST return filing date by one month
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) The Centre has given more time to taxpayers in yet another compliance measure as it extended the due date to file GSTR-9 and GSTR 9C for 2018-19 by a month on Wednesday.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,National
Start of Lanka Premier League readjusted to Nov 1
Colombo, Sep 30 (IANS) Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) have readjusted the commencement date of the 'Lanka Premier League' (LPL) from November 14 to November 21 in order to ensure that participating players have adequate time to meet 'quarantine requirements'.
2020-09-30
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Sports,Cricket
SC declines to postpone CS prelims slated for Oct 4
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Wednesday declined to order the postponement of Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination 2020, scheduled for October 4.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,National
'Put RBI under Prompt Corrective Action for effective sectoral control'
Chennai, Sep 30 (IANS) With bank after bank in private sector getting into problems, the latest being the Lakshmi Vilas Bank (LVB), the efficacy of Reserve Bank of India (RBI) as the sectoral regulator will soon be a question mark, said a top leader of a large bank union.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy
Microsoft Translator now supports Assamese too
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Microsoft India said on Wednesday that it has added Assamese as the latest Indian language in Microsoft Translator, increasing the number of Indian languages it supports to 12.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Realme sells over 2.31 lakh narzo 20 series units in a jiffy
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Realme on Wednesday revealed that it has sold over 2.31 lakh units of its newly-launched narzo 20 series smartphones in India, aiming to reach 50 lakh narzo users with the new series launch.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Covid-19 effect: Disney Parks to fire 28,000 US employees
Los Angeles, Sep 30 (IANS) Disney Parks is letting go of 28,000 US employees due to impact of the ongoing the pandemic on Disneyland and Walt Disney World.
2020-09-30
Category: International, United States,National,Cinema/Showbiz
KCR asks officials to take Centre to task at Apex Council meet
Hyderabad, Sep 30 (IANS) Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao has asked officials to take the Centre to task during the Apex Council meeting scheduled on October 6 over the sharing of Krishna and Godavari river waters between Telangana and Andhra Pradesh.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Moderna's Covid vax shows promise in protecting older adults
New York, Sep 30 (IANS) US-based biotech company Moderna's Covid-19 vaccine candidate has shown signs of working in older adults, new results from an early stage trial have revealed.
2020-09-30
Category: International, United States,National,Health/Medicine
HI, Aaroogya conduct online session to raise awareness about cancer
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) With October being the breast cancer awareness month globally, Hockey India and the non-profit organisation Aaroogya for women cancer research and prevention on Wednesday conducted a virtual session with the members of the Indian women's hockey team about the early detection and prevention of breast, cervical and oral cancer.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Hockey
Satyamev Jayate, says UP CM after Babri verdict
Lucknow, Sep 30 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday welcomed the acquittal of all 32 accused in the Babri mosque demolition case and said that the court verdict proved the maxim 'Satyamev Jayate' or truth prevails.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Myanmar sparks outrage after it demonstrates 'fabrication of facts' at UNGA
Dhaka, Sep 30 (IANS) Bangladesh is "outraged" to witness Myamar's another "blatant demonstration of falsehood and fabrication of facts" in the ongoing UN General Assembly (UNGA), and shared the situation on the ground before the international community.
2020-09-30
Category: International, Bangladesh,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Petrol & diesel prices unchanged, crude remains soft
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Diesel and petrol rates remained unchanged on Wednesday as oil marketing companies paused after reducing diesel price for the past five days while keeping the petrol price steady.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Atmanirbhar Bharat: DGH nudges HOEC to pay or get out of PY-3 oil block
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) The Director General of Hydrocarbons (DGH) has asked HOEC to respect and follow the Production Sharing Contract (PSC) in PY-3 oil block.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights
TV star Tarun Khanna: Fitness means the world to me
Mumbai, Sep 30 (IANS) Actor Tarun Khanna, who is popular for playing Lord Shiv on the small screen, says fitness is like oxygen to him.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Cong seeks Yogi's resignation in Hathras case
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Keeping up the pressure on the Uttar Pradesh government in the Hathras gang rape case, the Congress on Wednesday demanded the resignation of Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,National
Mumbai Police summons Anurag Kashyap in MeToo case
Mumbai, Sep 30 (IANS) Mumbai Police have issued summons to filmmaker Anurag Kashyap in connection with the sexual harassment charges levelled against him by actress Payal Ghosh. Kashyap has been summoned to appear at Versova Police Station on Thursday.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Bollywood
1,500 families return as Vijayawada flood situation under control
Vijayawada, Sep 30 (IANS) With the flood situation in Vijayawada areas under control, around 1,500 families evacuated in the wake of heavy rain and consequent increased water flow at Prakasam Barrage have returned, officials said on Wednesday.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
With 50mn users, homegrown app Public raises Rs 258 crore
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Location-based homegrown social media app Public on Wednesday said it has raised $35 million (about Rs 258 crore) in fresh funding that the company will use to scale up tech infrastructure, content offerings and employee base.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
All Babri demolition accused acquitted as act was 'spontaneous' (Ld)
Lucknow, Sep 30 (IANS) A Special CBI court hearing the Babri mosque demolition case of December 6, 1992, acquitted all the 32 accused on Wednesday saying it was spontaneous and not a planned move.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Religion
'Promotion of Khalistan': HC junks PIL for action against Twitter
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Wednesday refused to entertain a PIL that sought action against social media giant Twitter on the charge of involvement in a conspiracy to promote the Khalistan movement of radical Sikhs.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights,Media
Delhivery to create 15K festive season jobs, eyes 100% growth
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Aiming to create 15,000 seasonal jobs, leading supply chain services provider Delhivery said on Wednesday it is geared up to ship 65 million to 75 million packages in the upcoming festive season -- almost a 100 per cent growth over the last year.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
New Zealand earn consolation win over Australia in final T20I
Brisbane, Sep 30 (IANS) New Zealand women's team registered a five-wicket win over Australia in the third and final T20I of the three-match series played at the Allan Border Field on Wednesday. They, however, lost the series 1-2 having lost the previous two matches.
2020-09-30
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
J&K domicile law to benefit women married to outsiders
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) For the first time after 1947, children of Kashmiri women, married outside the Union Territory (UT) would soon be entitled to all benefits otherwise enjoyed by the permanent residents. This includes including government jobs and acquisition of immovable properties, by virtue of becoming qualified for a Domicile Certificate.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
SL govt to move minor amendments to 20A at Committee Stage
Colombo, Sep 30 (IANS) The amendments the Sri Lankan government intends to move to the Twentieth Amendment to the Constitution (20A) Bill at its Committee Stage will include increasing the period that must elapse before the President may use his powers to dissolve Parliament to two-and-a-half years, while in the draft 20A Bill, the President could dissolve Parliament after a year.
2020-09-30
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
All Babri accused acquitted by Special CBI court
Lucknow, Sep 30 (IANS) A Special CBI court hearing the Babri mosque demolition case of December 6, 1992, has acquitted all 32 accused saying the act of demolition was spontaneous and not a planned move.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Covid-19: Prioritise treatment of docs, urges Goa IMA
Panaji, Sep 30 (IANS) Following the death of a third doctor in Goa due to Covid-19, Indian Medical Association state chapter on Wednesday urged the government to prioritise treatment of medical professionals.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Goa,National,Health/Medicine
Amazon introduces virtual tourism service
San Francisco, Sep 30 (IANS) Adding to its ever-growing range of services, Amazon has now introduced a virtual tourism service called Amazon Explore.
2020-09-30
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
JSPL rails approved by Indian Railways for main track usage
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Indian Railways has approved Jindal Steel & Power Limited (JSPL) for regular rail supplier status for its upcoming and ongoing projects making it the first private company to get such approval from the national transporter.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Unable to afford a smartphone, Maha school girl ends life
Satara (Maharashtra), Sep 30 (IANS) In a shocking incident, unable to afford a smartphone to attend to her online education classes, a farm widow's 15-year-old daughter studying in SSC, committed suicide, police said here on Wednesday.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
India not giving accurate Covid death count, dirtying environment: Trump (Ld)
New York, Sep 30 (IANS) US President Donald Trump has said that India does not give a "straight count" on the Covid-19 deaths and is dirtying the environment.
2020-09-30
Category: International, United States,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
China restricts climbing 'wild Great Wall'
Beijing, Sep 30 (IANS) As China approaches the busiest holiday season, Beijing authorities have warned that it will punish those who plan to climb the "wild Great Wall".
2020-09-30
Category: International, China,Politics
Gurugram man held for killing father
Gurugram, Sep 30 (IANS) A man was arrested on the charge of battering his father to death with a brick following an argument at Dundahera village in Gurugram district on Wednesday morning, police said.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
71% parents will not send kids to school even if schools reopen
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) A majority of 71 parents will not be sending their children to school in October even if schools reopen.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Cold War narrative 'South Of The Circle' coming to Apple Arcade
San Francisco, Sep 30 (IANS) Apple Arcade to add an adventure game "South of the Circle" with an innovative aesthetic inspired by mid-century screen printing, to its growing catalog of over 130 games.
2020-09-30
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Govt extends bid-submission deadline for BPCL sale till Nov 16
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) As the pandemic has impacted the government's mega disinvestment plans, the Centre has again extended the deadline for submission of Expressions of Interest (EoI) for the strategic sale of Bharat Petroleum Corp Ltd (BPCL) to November 16.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Social media use linked with depression during Covid-19
New York, Sep 30 (IANS) In a major study, researchers have found that the excessive use of social media for Covid-19 health information is related to both depression and secondary trauma.
2020-09-30
Category: International, United States,National,Health/Medicine
Virtual housing demand grows in tier 2, 3 cities: Report
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Online enquiries and virtual demand for housing units is gaining momentum in the tier 2 and tier 3 cities post the nationwide lockdown, according to a report by Housing.com.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Realme Narzo 20 Pro: Fires up mid-price segment in India
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) A dull June quarter has pushed smartphone makers to pack the third quarter with devices ahead of the festive season and three players -- Realme, Samsung and Xiaomi -- lead the race in bringing several affordable to mid-price segment products in the India market.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Babri trial on for 28 years, must end: Iqbal Ansari
Ayodhya, Sep 30 (IANS) Mohammad Iqbal Ansari, the Babri Masjid litigant, on Wednesday said the Ayodhya dispute matter, which has been going on for last 28 years, must end now.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
NBA Finals: Bogues gives Heat fighting chance but puts his money on Lakers
Orlando, Sep 30 (IANS) Former NBA player Muggsy Bogues is backing LA Lakers to beat Miami Heat and win the 2020 NBA Finals to be played on Wednesday.
2020-09-30
Category: International, United States,Sports,Other Sports
UAE: Bedridden expat flies to India, hospital bill waived
Dubai, Sep 30 (IANS) An Indian expat who had suffered a stroke five months ago and since been bedridden in a hospital, was flown home earlier this week.
2020-09-30
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Diaspora,Politics
Study supports airborne spread of Covid-19 in indoors
New York, Sep 30 (IANS) A new research adds to the growing body of evidence that airborne transmission of Covid-19 spreads more quickly in enclosed spaces.
2020-09-30
Category: International, United States,National,Health/Medicine
Sumeet Vyas stars in a 'simple story that needs special skills to be told'
Mumbai, Sep 30 (IANS) Sumeet Vyas stars in the short film, Blouse, and he describes the effort as a simple story that needed special skills to be told.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Strategic Atal Tunnel, a bond of friendship & love
Manali, Sep 30 (IANS) Years have gone since the late Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee had made his exit from this Himachal Pradesh tourist resort, but the legends of his love for locals and the state continue to live.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National
More heat than light as Trump, Biden clash in chaotic debate (IANS Analysis)
New York, Sep 30 (IANS) More heat than light was generated as President Donald Trump and his Democratic Party challenger Joe Biden clashed in a chaotic presidential debate focused on domestic issues that overwhelmed the moderator and descended into invectives.
2020-09-30
Category: International, United States,Politics
'Progress in talks expected' : Khalilzad on Doha tour
Kabul, Sep 30 (IANS) Zalmay Khalilzad, the US Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation, headed to Doha on Wednesday as the two Afghan negotiating teams are struggling to finalize ground rules for talks.
2020-09-30
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Nepal allocates 40 acres for Ayodhyapuri Dham
Kathmandu, Sep 30 (IANS) In a controversial move that could further irk India and its ruling Bharatiya Janata Party, a local government of Nepal has decided to build Ayodhyapuri Dham spanning over 100 Bighas or 40 acres.
2020-09-30
Category: International, Nepal,Politics,Religion
30 candidates, including Sandhu, to attend online goalkeeping course
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Arjuna awardee Gurpreet Singh Sandhu will take part in the first-ever online goalkeeping introductory course next month. The three-day course will kick-off on October 2. Thirty selected candidates from 200-odd applicants will take part in the course.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Covid-19: Moon assures antivirus measures, economic recovery
Seoul, Sep 30 (IANS) South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Wednesday assured the people of the country that his government will succeed in battle against the Covid-19 and safeguard the economy from the fallout of the pandemic.
2020-09-30
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
Samsung tops global smartphone market in August: Report
Seoul, Sep 30 (IANS) Samsung Electronics was the world's top smartphone vendor in August, a report showed Tuesday, as it widens the gap with China's Huawei Technologies amid the pandemic.
2020-09-30
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
Facebook promotes Alex Schultz as new global CMO
San Francisco, Sep 30 (IANS) Facebook has promoted Alex Schultz, Vice President of product growth and analytics, as its global CMO.
2020-09-30
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Kunal Kemmu on how real-life fatherhood helped him portray father on screen
Mumbai, Sep 30 (IANS) Actor Kunal Kemmu says fatherhood in real life has helped him portray a father on screen.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Telangana's Covid recovery rate crosses 84 per cent
Hyderabad, Sep 30 (IANS) Telangana's Covid-19 recovery rate crossed 84 per cent on Wednesday as the state again reported more recoveries than the daily count of new positive cases.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Hathras victim cremated, police denies coercion (2nd Ld)
Hathras (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 30 (IANS) A 19-year-old Dalit woman from Hathras, who died in a Delhi hospital after sustaining grievous injuries during an alleged gang rape, was cremated early Wednesday in her village amid tight security.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Global Covid-19 cases surpass 33.5mn mark: Johns Hopkins
Washington, Sep 30 (IANS) The overall number of global coronavirus has surpassed 33.5 million, while the deaths have increased to more than 1,006,000, according to the Johns Hopkins University.
2020-09-30
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Was looking to bowl dot balls to put pressure on DC batsmen: Rashid
Abu Dhabi, Sep 30 (IANS) Leg-spinner Rashid Khan, who played an instrumental role in SunRisers Hyderabad's first win in the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL), has revealed that all he tried was to bowl dot balls in order to put Delhi Capitals's batsmen under pressure.
2020-09-30
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Google Meet gets noise cancellation on Android, iOS devices
San Francisco, Sep 30 (IANS) Google has started rolling out the noise cancellation feature in its video conferencing app Meet for both Android as well as iOS to cancel out the background noise and deliver clear calls to the users.
2020-09-30
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Yogi sets up SIT to probe Hathras incident
Lucknow, Sep 30 (IANS) The Yogi Adityanath government on Wednesday set up a Special investigation Team (SIT) to probe the Hathras incident in which a 19-year-old Dalit girl was allegedly gang raped and later succumbed to the injuries.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Over 1 lakh people sign up on Facebook as poll workers in US
San Francisco, Sep 30 (IANS) As the US presidential election inches closer, Facebook has said about one lakh people have signed up as poll workers on its platform.
2020-09-30
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Politics
Now Shri Krishna Janmabhoomi set to take centre stage
Lucknow, Sep 30 (IANS) With the Ram Janmabhoomi dispute in Ayodhya settled, it is now Mathura's Krishna Janmabhoomi matter that has reached the court. The issue is expected to heat up the political circles.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Software code issue caused major 365 services outage: Microsoft
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Microsoft has blamed a software code issue for the major outage that impacted several Microsoft 365 services, including Outlook, Office 365 and Teams on Tuesday.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
General Atlantic to invest Rs 3,675 cr in Reliance Retail ventures
Mumbai, Sep 30 (IANS) Reliance Industries Limited on Wednesday announced that global growth equity firm General Atlantic will invest Rs 3,675 crore into its subsidiary Reliance Retail Ventures Limited to pick up 0.84 per cent equity stake in the company.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
1st Apple iPhone 12 batch to reach distributors on Oct 5: Report
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) As the world awaits Apple to announce the launch date for its much-awaited and slightly-delayed iPhone 12, new reports have emerged that claim the first shipment of final units is going out to distributors on October 5.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
With 80K new Covid cases, India crosses 62L
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) With a spike of 80,472 coronavirus cases and 1,179 deaths in 24 hours, India's tally on Wednesday mounted to the grim 62 lakh-mark with a total of 62,25,763 cases.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
IPL: KL holds onto Orange Cap, Purple now with Rabada
Abu Dhabi, Sep 30 (IANS) KL Rahul continues to hold the Orange Cap while Kagiso Rabada has taken over the Purple Cap from Mohammad Shami following the conclusion of Monday's Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 clash between SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) and Delhi Capitals.
2020-09-30
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Markets open on a positive note Wednesday morning
Mumbai, Sep 30 (IANS) The 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex) on Wednesday opened on a positive note.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
SP, Cong urge Yogi to allow Durga Puja pandals in UP
Lucknow, Sep 30 (IANS) The Samajwadi Party and the Congress in Uttar Pradesh have asked the Yogi Adityanath government to revoke the ban on Durga Puja pandals due to the pandemic.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
Google Meet to give unlimited calls in free plan till March 2021
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Google has announced to continue providing unlimited calls (up to 24 hours) in the free version of its video conferencing app called Meet through March 31, 2021 for Gmail accounts.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Hathras victim cremated amid tight security
Hathras (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 30 (IANS) The mortal remains of a 19-year-old Dalit woman from Hathras, who died in a Delhi hospital after sustaining serious injuries during an alleged gang rape, was cremated early Wednesday in her village amid tight security.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Will you shut up, man: Personal attacks rule 1st Trump-Biden debate
New York, Sep 30 (IANS) "Clown", "Liar", "just shush for a minute" and "keep yapping" were the insults that will forever be the highlight of the first Trump-Biden US presidential debate 2020 with Fox News anchor and moderator Chris Wallace coming in for serious flak based on how he allowed American President Donald Trump to aggressively interrupt his Democratic challenger Joe Biden throughout the first US presidential debate in Cleveland, Ohio.
2020-09-30
Category: International, United States,Politics
Djokovic, Pliskova advance to second round at Roland Garros
Paris, Sep 30 (IANS) World number one Novak Djokovic dominated his first round match at the French Open 2020 as he swept aside Sweden's Mikael Ymer in straight sets.
2020-09-30
Category: International, France,Sports,Tennis
Amid corona, patients with seasonal diseases crowd hospitals in Agra
Agra, Sep 30 (IANS) A large number of patients with seasonal diseases have begun crowding up the OPDs of the district hospital and the S.N. Medical College hospital, putting additional pressure on the medical staff battling with Covid-19.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Hathras gang rape victim cremated amid tight security
Hathras (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 30 (IANS) The mortal remains of a 19-year-old Dalit woman from Hathras, who died in a Delhi hospital after sustaining serious injuries during an alleged gang rape, was cremated early Wednesday in her village amid tight security.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Facebook simplifies cross-posting across its apps, unifies payment
San Francisco, Sep 30 (IANS) In a concrete step towards integrating its family of apps, Facebook has introduced a consumer-centric portal called Accounts Center that allows users to post content across Facebook, Instagram and Messenger as well as manage payment options at one place.
2020-09-30
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Manchester City complete signing of Ruben Dias from Benfica
Manchester, Sep 30 (IANS) Manchester City have completed the signing of Portuguese international Ruben Dias from Benfica. The 23-year-old centre-back has signed a six-year contract, which keeps him at the club until 2026.
2020-09-30
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
VMware, Nvidia partner to bring AI, Hybrid Cloud to enterprises
San Francisco, Sep 30 (IANS) Enterprise software major VMware and graphics giant Nvidia have to make VMware's software for managing data centres work seamlessly with Nvidia's Artificial Intelligence (AI) chips.
2020-09-30
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
What the Babri demolition case is all about?
Lucknow, Sep 30 (IANS) The Babri demolition case has lost much its steam after the Supreme Court, on November 9, 2019, allowed construction of Ram temple at the disputed site where the mosque once stood in Ayodhya, settling the land dispute.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
Liverpool's Thiago Alcantara tests positive for Covid-19
London, Sep 30 (IANS) Liverpool FC have confirmed that Spain international midfielder Thiago Alcantara has tested positive for Covid-19.
2020-09-30
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Bejoy Nambiar on why 'Taish' releases as film as well as web series
Mumbai, Sep 30 (IANS) Filmmaker Bejoy Nambiar is ready to launch his new thriller, Taish, in the form of a web series as well as a film.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
IPL: DC's Shreyas Iyer fined for slow over-rate against SRH
Abu Dhabi, Sep 30 (IANS) Shreyas Iyer, captain of the Delhi Capitals, has been fined Rs 12 lakh for maintaining slow over-rate during his side's 15-run loss against SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) in their Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 encounter played at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium.
2020-09-30
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Reduce food loss or risk drop in food security: UN agencies
Nairobi, Sep 30 (IANS) At the global event marking the first International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste, the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) and their partners urged everyone to do more to reduce food loss and waste or risk an even greater drop in food security and natural resources.
2020-09-30
Category: International, Kenya,Politics
Yo Yo Honey Singh: There has been a lot of change in Punjabi, Hindi rap
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Rap superstar Yo Yo Honey Singh has been around for a decade and a half now, and he says there has been a lot of change in Punjabi and Hindi rap during this tenure.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Lucknow gears up for Babri demolition verdict
Lucknow, Sep 30 (IANS) The early winter air hangs heavy and the smell of fresh paint mixes with that of bleaching powder, used extensively to sanitise disinfect the campus.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
India does not give a 'straight count' on Covid-19 death: Trump
New York, Sep 30 (IANS) US President Donald Trump has said that India does not give a "straight count" on the Covid-19 deaths.
2020-09-30
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Politics
"He's a liar!": Biden attacks Trump in first presidential debate
New York, Sep 30 (IANS) Calling Donald Trump a "liar" and a man who "doesn't know what he's talking about", Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden ripped into US president Trump's response to the coronavirus pandemic which has killed more than 200,000 Americans, plunged the economy and upended life across the country.
2020-09-30
Category: International, United States,Politics
Divya Dutta lists the films that changed her career graph
Mumbai, Sep 30 (IANS) Actress Divya Dutta, who has completed 26 years in the entertainment industry, celebrated her birthday quietly with loved ones at home on September 25.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Trump, Biden trade early jabs in first presidential debate
New York, Sep 30 (IANS) With exactly 35 days until the 2020 US election, President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden waded into their first debate on Tuesday night in Cleveland, Ohio, trading jabs on the controversial question of Trump's Supreme Court pick Amy Coney Barrett and the pandemic response at a time when the coronavirus has killed more than 200,000 Americans and plunged the economy.
2020-09-30
Category: International, United States,Politics
Bihar polls: Congress to hold talks on seat sharing
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) The Congress on Wednesday is expected to discuss the seat sharing formula with its allies for the upcoming Assembly elections in Bihar, and the party has called its leaders from Bihar to Delhi.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Biden, Harris release tax returns before debate
Washington, Sep 30 (IANS) US Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden has released his tax returns just hours ahead of the first debate with President Donald Trump. Biden and his wife Jill paid nearly $288,000 in income tax last year, according to the filings.
2020-09-30
Category: International, United States,Politics
Kiss The Ground: Aggressive agro therapy for Earth (IANS Review; Rating: * * * and 1/2 )
Kiss The Ground (documentary film streaming on Netflix); Narrated by: Woody Harrelson; Direction: Joshua and Rebecca Harrell Tickell; Rating: * * * and 1/2 (three and a half stars)
2020-09-30
Category: India, New Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Karnataka police seize 6,000 marijuana plants
Bengaluru, Sep 30 (IANS) As part of widespread hunt for ganja (Marijuana) growers, the police in Karnataka's Kalaburagi district raided sugarcane fields where ganja was stealthily grown and seized more than 6,000 ganja plants.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
NewsMobile and FakeNet AI win IFCN-Facebook global challenge
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) NewsMobile along with its tech partner FakeNet AI at the University of California, Berkeley, were declared winners of a global innovation challenge that focused on fact-checking.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Dedicate this man of the match to my parents: Rashid
Abu Dhabi, Sep 30 (IANS) An emotional Rashid Khan on Tuesday dedicated his player of the match award to his parents. Rashid recorded figures of 3/14 as SunRisers Hyderabad beat Delhi Capitals by 15 runs.
2020-09-30
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
K'taka to see strict social distancing norms as Covid cases spike
Bengaluru, Sep 30 (IANS) In the wake of rising Covid-19 cases, Karnataka Medical Education Minister, K. Sudhakar on Tuesday warned that the state government would not hesitate to take action against those who flout social distancing protocols.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Four more arrested in tractor burning case
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) The Delhi Police have arrested four more people, including Brinder Singh Dhillon, the President of Punjab Youth Congress, in connection with the tractor burning incident near the India Gate during a protest against the farm Bills recently passed by the Parliament.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Have been training hard for death overs: Warner
Abu Dhabi, Sep 30 (IANS) Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) have been working hard on their performance in the death overs, according to captain David Warner.
2020-09-30
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
All-round effort helps SunRisers notch first win
Abu Dhabi, Sep 30 (IANS/GloFans) SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) finally opened their account -- the last of the eight teams to do so -- with clinical batting and bowling efforts, beating Delhi Capitals (DC) by 15 runs in an IPL match at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium here on Tuesday.
2020-09-30
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Elections to 4 Karnataka Council seats on Oct 28
Bengaluru, Sep 30 (IANS) Elections would be held for four Karnataka Legislative Council seats, elected by graduates and teachers, on October 28, an official said on Tuesday.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
As cases spike, parties in Kerala agree to jointly fight Covid
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 30 (IANS) An all-party meeting held here on Tuesday under Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan agreed to jointly fight the spike in Covid cases, but ruled out a total lockdown.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
CBDT clarifies on 1% TDS on e-commerce transactions
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) Providing clarification on the 1 per cent tax deducted at source (TDS) on e-commerce transactions, the CBDT on Tuesday said that that the payment gateway will not be required to deduct the tax under section 194-0 of the Income-Tax Act on a transaction, if the tax has been deducted by the ecommerce operator under the section concerned of the Act, on the same transaction.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Andhra Pradesh govt hatching conspiracy to divide society: TDP
Amaravati, Sep 29 (IANS) Telugu Desam Party (TDP) spokesperson Kommareddy Pattabhi Ram has alleged that the Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy-led Andhra Pradesh government is plotting a wider conspiracy to reap electoral and political advantages by dividing the society on religious lines.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Yediyurappa's Political Secy tests Covid positive
Bengaluru, Sep 29 (IANS) BJP legislator M.P. Renukacharya, who is also Political Secretary to Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa, has tested positive for coronavirus, a party leader said on Tuesday.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
10,453 new cases take K'taka's Covid tally to 5,92,911
Bengaluru, Sep 29 (IANS) A whopping 10,453 new Covid-19 cases were registered across Karnataka till Monday midnight, taking the state's tally to 5,92,911 till date, including 1,07,737 active cases, the state health bulletin said on Tuesday.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Venkiah Naidu tests Covid-19 positive, in home quarantine
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) Vice President M. Venkiah Naidu, who had presided over proceedings of the Rajya Sabha in the recently-concluded Monsoon Session, has tested positive for coronavirus, it was announced on Tuesday.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
SRH open account with 15-run win over DC
Abu Dhabi, Sep 29 (IANS) SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) on Tuesday recorded their first win of the IPL season as they beat Delhi Capitals by 15 runs at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium here.
2020-09-29
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Assam flood situation slightly improves, 2.79 lakh still hit
Guwahati, Sep 29 (IANS) Even as the flood situation in Assam has marginally improved, 2.79 lakh people are still affected in 12 of the state's 33 districts, while one more person died on Tuesday, officials said.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Assam,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
AIIMS, CBI looking at legal aspects before reaching logical conclusion in SSR case
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) The Forensic Department of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), which has been roped in by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to give medico-legal opinion in Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput's death case, still needs to look into some legal aspects before reaching a "logical legal conclusion".
2020-09-29
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz
Covid cases in Telangana on decline, say officials
Hyderabad, Sep 29 (IANS) Telangana health officials claimed on Tuesday that their prediction of the Covid-19 situation in the state coming under control by September has come true, as the number of cases are steadily coming down.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Won't let NrDMC deprive employees from joy of festivity: HC
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) The Delhi High Court, asking the North Delhi Municipal Corporation (NrDMC) to disburse pending salaries of 9,000 teachers employed by it, stated that it won't allow the civic body to deprive any employee of the "little joy of festivity".
2020-09-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Immigration/Law/Rights
Active Covid cases in Andhra fall below 60K-mark
Amaravati, Sep 29 (IANS) Active Covid cases in Andhra Pradesh have dropped below the 60,000-mark to 59,435, even as 6,190 new cases raised the state's overall tally to 6.87 lakh on Tuesday.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Mizoram govt offices to work one hour less in winter
Aizawl, Sep 29 (IANS) The working hours of Mizoram government offices in the state and elsewhere in the northeast would be one hour less during the winter season, an official said here on Tuesday.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Mizoram,National,Politics
Decide on Bihar formula within 24 hs, RJD tells Congress
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) With just two days left for the notification for the first phase of the Bihar Assembly elections, the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) on Tuesday urged the Congress to decide on the seat-sharing formula within 24 hours, keeping aside ego and looking at the two parties' relations.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Lufthansa cancels all flights between Germany and India from Sept 30 (Ld)
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) Airline major Lufthansa said on Tuesday that it will cancel all planned flights between Germany and India from September 30 to October 20.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Essex under fire after alcohol poured over Muslim cricketer
London, Sep 29 (IANS) County Cricket Club Essex is under fire after one of their players was pictured pouring alcohol over his Muslim teammate while celebrating their Bob Willis Trophy victory. While many demanded that the club issued an apology, the club stopped short of doing so, saying that "further work needs to be done across both sport and society in general, to widen people's knowledge and make them more aware of cultural differences".
2020-09-29
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Action initiated against guilty staff in JNU LTC fraud case: RTI activist
New Delhi/Jaipur, Sep 29 (IANS) After a fraud of Rs 57 lakh was reported involving the employees of Delhi's Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), who had submitted fake LTC bills in the year 2017-18, JNU has initiated disciplinary action for major penalty against 34 employees, who had claimed lakhs of rupees in an unfair manner, Kota-based social worker and RTI activist Sujit Swamy told IANS.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Education
SEBI amends norms for delisting of subsidiaries, debenture trustees
Mumbai, Sep 29 (IANS) The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) on Tuesday decided to amend regulations for delisting of equity shares, stipulating that the shares of the parent listed company and the listed subsidiary entity should be listed for at least three years and should not be suspended at the time of the delisting process.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
'Indian chemical industry can contribute $300 bn to GDP by 2025'
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) The Indian chemical industry has a huge role to play to make India a $5 trillion economy, with a potential to contribute $300 billion to the GDP by 2025, Chemicals and Fertilisers Minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda said on Tuesday.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
NIA court sentences 2 B'deshi terror group members to 7 yrs jail
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) A special National Investigation Agency (NIA) court on Tuesday convicted two members of Ansarullah Bangla Team (ABT), a proscribed terrorist organisation in Bangladesh, for conspiracy to commit terror attacks in India and sentenced them to seven years rigorous imprisonment.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Terrorism
Retired AI employees seek Labour Ministry's intervention for pension
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) Retired employees of Air India have said that the absence of pensions is causing them hardship.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Delhi,National
TCS/TDS from Oct 1: Compliance going to be a big challenge
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) The Central Board of Direct taxes (CBDT) has issued a circular (No. 17) clarifying the tax deduction at source (TDS) and tax collection at source (TCS) provisions, which will come into force from October 1.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
NCB arrests 4 in Udupi for selling MDMA tablets
Bengaluru, Sep 29 (IANS) The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) on Tuesday arrested four persons in connection with their alleged involvement in procuring MDMA tablets through the 'dark net' and selling them to the student community in Udupi.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
BJP plans counter offensive over farm Bills
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) The BJP is planning to counter the opposition's attack over the farm Bills by reaching out to the electorate.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
RJD slams Fadnavis for 'Tamanche' remarks
Patna, Sep 29 (IANS) Following the "Tamanche" remarks of former Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, the RJD has reacted sharply and said that BJP leaders are making a "mockery" of unemployed youth of Bihar.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Opposition cries foul at launch of song 'Apna Seena 56 inch'
Patna, Sep 29 (IANS) With the campaign for Bihar assembly elections picking up tempo, filmmaker Abhishek Kumar on Tuesday launched a song entitled "Seena Apna 56 inch".
2020-09-29
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
IDBI implements 'document embedding' feature on SFMS
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) To ease the current process of manual verification, reconciliation and fraud reduction, IDBI Bank has implemented a new feature of "document embedding" on structured financial messaging system (SFMS).
2020-09-29
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
'Take on the bowlers' was on my mind vs KXIP: Rahul Tewatia
Jaipur, Sep 29 (IANS) Rajasthan Royals' latest hero Rahul Tewatia on Tuesday revealed that when he was promoted and sent to bat at No.4 against Kings XI Punjab he followed a specific plan: 'Go and take on the bowlers'.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Rajasthan,Sports,Cricket
KTR confident TRS will retain power in GHMC with huge majority
Hyderabad, Sep 29 (IANS) Telangana Rashtra Samithi's (TRS) Working President and state Municipal Administration Minister K. T. Rama Rao on Tuesday asked party cadres to be ready for elections to the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) likely to be held anytime after the second week of November.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
By-election to one Assembly seat in Telangana on Nov 3
Hyderabad, Sep 29 (IANS) By-elections to the Dubbaka Assembly seat in Telangana will be held on November 3.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Bairstow, Warner and Williamson take SRH to 162/4
Abu Dhabi, Sep 29 (IANS) Sunrisers Hyderabad scored 162/4 in the allotted 20 overs against Delhi Capitals in the 11th match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium here on Tuesday.
2020-09-29
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
TN extends Covid-19 lockdown till October 31
Chennai, Sep 29 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami on Tuesday announced the extension of Covid-19 lockdown in the state till October 31, though giving some additional relaxations.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine
Covid-19 is challenge to mental health: Sri Sri
Agra, Sep 29 (IANS) The COVID-19 pandemic has created a global crisis with far-reaching social and economic repercussions and one of the biggest challenges this crisis has brought is of mental health, said Art of Living founder and spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravi Shankar.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Religion
Andhra Pradesh defers reopening of schools to November 2
Amaravati, Sep 29 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh government has deferred the reopening of schools by another month, to November 2, amid the Covid pandemic, officials said on Tuesday.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Education,Health/Medicine
Activists demand death penalty for Hathras gangrape accused
Agra, Sep 29 (IANS) Social activists and women's groups have protested and demanded firm action against four men accused of gangraping a 19-year-old Dalit girl in Hathras in Uttar Pradesh. The victim on Tuesday succumbed to her injuries in a Delhi hospital.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Human rights not an excuse to defy law: MHA to Amnesty International
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) The stand taken and the statements made by Amnesty International are unfortunate, exaggerated and far from the truth, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) said on Tuesday.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Deputy Collector held for torturing wife in Odisha
Bhubaneswar, Sep 29 (IANS) A Deputy Collector posted in Odisha's Boudh district has been arrested for allegedly torturing his wife, police said on Tuesday.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Orissa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Shareholder moves HC for appointment of administrator for LVB
Chennai, Sep 29 (IANS) A minority shareholder and a retired senior manager of the Lakshmi Vilas Bank (LVB) has moved the Madras High Court to direct the Central government, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) and the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) to suspend the board of the private bank and appoint an administrator.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights
J&K Police file chargesheet against 4 Lashkar terrorists
Srinagar, Sep 29 (IANS) The J&K Police on Tuesday submitted a chargesheet in a case pertaining to an incident dated April 3, when Handwara Police along with the army and the CRPF arrested four terrorists and three terrorist associates of proscribed terror outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT).
2020-09-29
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism
Top Telugu film producer petitions HC for compensation
Amaravati, Sep 29 (IANS) Top Telugu film industry producer Ashwini Dutt has petitioned the Andhra Pradesh High Court for compensation for the land he gave for Gannavaram airport development land pooling agreement during the previous Telugu Desam Party (TDP) government.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
'Soviet disinformation in Indian newspaper echoed for decades' (Book Review)
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) The Soviets used an Indian newspaper in 1983 to spread disinformation that the AIDS virus had been invented by the US military as a "biological weapon to kill black and gay men" and this echoed for decades. There's greater sophistication today, says a new book on the threat to democracy and personal liberty from fake news generated by Advanced AI technology, with Russia fine-tuning the concept in this age of the Infocalypse, which the author defines as the "increasingly dangerous and untrustworthy ecosystem within which most humans now live".
2020-09-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books
Vivek Agnihotri pays tribute to dying arts of India in new film
Mumbai, Sep 29 (IANS) Director Vivek Ranjan Agnihotri will showcase dying arts of India, like folk theatre and qawwali in his upcoming film, The Last Show.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Rajasthan on hat-trick of wins, KKR out to stop their run (Preview)
Dubai, Sep 29 (IANS/GloFans) In-form Rajasthan Royals (RR) will aim for a hat-trick of wins when they square-off against two-time IPL winners Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) at the Dubai International Cricket stadium here on Wednesday evening.
2020-09-29
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Covid: Maha toll crosses 36,000, Mumbai region records 149 new deaths
Mumbai, Sep 29 (IANS) After a steep drop on Monday, Maharashtra Covid-19 deaths and cases shot up again with the state toll shooting past 36K and the Mumbai Metropolitan Region reporting a staggering 149 deaths while over 1.5 lakh people were shunted to home quarantine, health officials said here on Tuesday.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Chandan Roy Sanyal: 'Rules Of The Game' intensified the thrill of acting for me
Mumbai, Sep 29 (IANS) Actor Chandan Roy Sanyal says his latest project intensified the thrill of acting for him.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Bengaluru's Yash Aradhya set to race in French F4 Championship
Bengaluru, Sep 29 (IANS) Two-time National Karting Championship winner Yash Aradhya is all set to race in the FIA FFSA French Formula 4 for 2020.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Motorsports
Shekhar Kapur is President of FTII Society, Chairman of its governing council
Mumbai, Sep 29 (IANS) Acclaimed filmmaker Shekhar Kapur has been appointed President of the Pune-based Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) Society and Chairman of the institute's governing council.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
BJP President's tips for graduating students
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) Days of memorizing are gone, it's time for application, was BJP President JP Nadda's advice to students of Jaipur's Pratap University who were graduating on Tuesday.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Lufthansa cancels all flights between Germany and India from Sep 30
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) Airline major Lufthansa on Tuesday said it will cancel all planned flights between Germany and India from September 30 to October 20.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Diplomacy
Can assess my fitness fully once I compete in events: Dutee
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) National 100m record holder Dutee Chand, who was recently conferred the Arjuna Award, is eagerly waiting for the track and field competitions to resume so that she could test her fitness, something that she has been working on since the resumption of training activities after the Covid-19 induced break.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Athletics
When Jennifer Aniston considered quitting
Los Angeles, Sep 29 (IANS) Actress Jennifer Aniston has been in showbiz for over three decades, but there was a time when she thought of quitting.
2020-09-29
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
Actor Akshat Utkarsh found dead in his Andheri residence
Mumbai, Sep 29 (IANS) Aspiring actor Akshat Utkarsh was found dead in his Andheri apartment in the city.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Can't voluminous matters be heard through video conferencing: Delhi HC
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) The Delhi High Court, while allowing the applications of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and the Enforcement Directorate (ED) seeking early hearing on their appeals against the acquittal of the 2G spectrum scam case accused, held that "it is difficult to accept" that "the matter being voluminous in nature cannot be argued or heard by video conference".
2020-09-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Ordinary conversation quickly spreads virus droplets inside: Study
New York, Sep 29 (IANS) Researchers have found that ordinary conversation creates a conical 'jet-like' airflow that quickly carries a spray of tiny droplets from a speaker's mouth across metres of interior space.
2020-09-29
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Shekhar Kapur is President of FTII Society, Chairman of its governing council
Mumbai, Sep 29 (IANS) Acclaimed filmmaker Shekhar Kapur has been appointed President of the Pune-based Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) Society and Chairman of the institute's governing council.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Karnataka heads for 2 key Assembly bypolls on Nov 3
Bengaluru, Sep 29 (IANS) With the Election Commission on Tuesday announcing 2 Assembly by-elections in Rajarajeshwarinagar (RR Nagar) in Bengaluru and Sira in Tumakuru district on November 3, Karnataka heads for a keen contest among the ruling BJP, the opposition Congress and Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) amid the coronavirus pandemic.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Gurugram makes action plan to curb air pollution
Gurugram, Sep 29 (IANS) The Gurugram administration has finally come up with an action plan aimed to combat air pollution in the district.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Haryana,National,Environment/Wildlife
Fundraising Gala to support India's artistes, preserve artistic heritage
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) A staggering 70 performances by more than 450 artists and will feature at the I Believe #ArtMatters gala on October 4 to raise resources and provide much-needed support for India's artistes and artisans, as well as celebrate their craft and tradition by highlighting their stories.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books
Major rejig at senior level in Delhi Police
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) The Delhi Police have undergone a major reshuffle with at least 26 officers getting transferred.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Music and more at 'I Believe #ArtMatters' fundraising gala to support India's artistes
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) A staggering 70 performances by over 450 artists will feature at the 'I Believe #ArtMatters' gala on October 4 to raise resources and provide the much needed support for India's artistes and artisans, as well as celebrate their craft and tradition by highlighting their stories at a time when the Covid-19 pandemic has changed our lives irrevocably and the art and cultural sectors continue to face its devastating consequences.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Delhi,National
World looking to Hyderabad for COVID vaccine: Telangana Guv
Hyderabad, Sep 29 (IANS) Telangana Governor Dr Tamilisai Soundararajan on Tuesday said that the whole world was looking towards Hyderabad for an effective COVID-19 vaccine.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Pakistan violates ceasefire in three J&K Sectors (Ld)
Srinagar, Sep 29 (IANS) Pakistani troops on Tuesday violated the ceasefire thrice on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir, indulging in unprovoked firing and shelling on Indian positions.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Bombay HC reserves order as Rhea, Showik bail arguments close (Ld)
Mumbai, Sep 29 (IANS) Justice S.V. Kotwal of the Bombay High Court on Tuesday reserved the order in the bail pleas of Bollywood actress Rhea Chakraborty and her brother Showik in a drugs case filed by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB).
2020-09-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
South Central Railway runs special trains for UPSC candidates
Vijayawada, Sep 29 (IANS) The South Central Railway (SCR) zone's Vijayawada division will operate two special trains between Vijayawada and Visakhapatnam to facilitate civil services examination candidates to appear for the exam.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society
Microsoft Bing wins key slots in Google's EU search auction
London, Sep 29 (IANS) Microsoft's Bing may appear as a download prompt on new Android smartphones in several countries such as Germany, Sweden, Spain, Britain, France, among others, after winning some key slots in Google's search auction.
2020-09-29
Category: International, United Kingdom,Technology
Ashok Soota among richest Indians after stellar IPO of 'Happiest Minds'
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) IT sector veteran and Happiest Minds' founder Ashok Soota has made it to the Hurun India rich list for the first time, backed by a bumper IPO of his company.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
IATA downgrades 2020 traffic forecast
New Delhi/Geneva, Sep 29 (IANS) The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has downgraded the traffic forecast for 2020 to reflect a weaker-than-expected recovery.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
'Miley Jab Hum Tum' actress Navina Bole tests Covid positive
Mumbai, Sep 29 (IANS) TV actress Navina Bole on Tuesday announced on social media that she has tested Covid-19 positive.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Winning amount in horse race, game of chance will not attract GST
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) The winner of a horse race or any game of chance will not penalised by way of extra taxes as GST levy with the Appellate Authority of Advance Ruling, Maharashtra ruling that winner of a game is not rendering any service or making any supply and the prize money is outcome of an event where results are not universal.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights
Telangana to distribute 99 lakh sarees for 'Bathukamma'
Hyderabad, Sep 29 (IANS) For the fourth year in a row, the Telangana government will distribute nearly one crore sarees among women belonging to poor families for the ensuing 'Bathukamma' festival.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Task cut out for Kamal Nath & Cong in MP, Gujarat bypolls
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) Political stakes are high for former Chief Minister Kamal Nath in the bypolls for 28 Assembly seats in Madhya Pradesh and for the Congress in neighbouring Gujarat, where eight seats are vacant.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Irrfan's wife Sutapa appeals to legalise CBD oil in India
Mumbai, Sep 29 (IANS) Sutapa Sikdar, wife of late actor Irrfan Khan, has made an appeal for the legalisation CBD oil in India. Sutapa took to her unverified Instagram account on Tuesday to present her viewpoint.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
IAMAI calls meet over new Google Play Store payment system
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) With the developers and payment gateway players criticising new Google in-app purchase policies where those using Play Store to sell digital services will be required to use the tech giant's own built-in payment system, the Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) on Tuesday announced it has called a meeting of its founder members very soon to deliberate on the situation.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
India, Bangladesh foreign ministers meet for sixth JCC
Dhaka, Sep 29 (IANS) India and Bangladesh have underscored the necessity of early resolution of the Teesta water sharing issue and early resolution of agreements on sharing of waters of all common rivers.
2020-09-29
Category: International, Bangladesh,National
Chinese espionage case: Delhi court denies bail to journalist
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) A Delhi court on Tuesday dismissed the bail application filed by freelance journalist Rajeev Sharma, who was arrested for allegedly working for Chinese intelligence.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security
ED: Former real estate honcho Shravan Gupta parked AgustaWestland money in tax havens
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) Former Emaar MGF Land Limited Managing Director Shravan Gupta has laundered the money generated from the Rs 3,600 crore AgustaWestland VVIP chopper deal case into bank accounts of his four shell companies located in several tax havens, sources in the Enforcement Directorate said.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security
DC win toss and bowl against SRH, Ishant Sharma returns
Abu Dhabi, Sep 29 (IANS) Delhi Capitals won the toss and chose to bowl first against Sunrisers Hyderabad at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday. DC captain Shreyas Iyer said that senior fast bowler Ishant Sharma is fit to play, having missed the first two matches due to injury.
2020-09-29
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Rajesh Tailang, Pooja Bedi on their 'com-rom' Comedy Couple
Mumbai, Sep 29 (IANS) Veteran actor Rajesh Tailang is all set to appear in Couple Comedy, a film based in Gurgaon and set against the backdrop of the burgeoning stand-up comedy scene.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
VHP occupied for 3 yrs, prime focus not on 'liberating' Kashi & Mathura
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) Come October 15 when the All India Akhara Parishad, an apex body, will meet in Uttar Pradesh's Vrindavan - the birthplace of Lord Krishna, it is very likely to rekindle the demand of removing mosques that Mathura's Krishna Janmabhoomi and Varanasi's Kashi Vishwanath temple share boundaries with. However, the VHP, which took the lead in the Babri removal agitations, seems to be preoccupied with the construction of the Ram Temple in Ayodhya and wants it's "focus to remain on Ayodhya, at least for the next 3 years."
2020-09-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Religion
Rajnath launches startup challenge to promote self-reliance in defence sector
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday launched a startup challenge to achieve self-reliance in the military sector under the 'Aatmanirbhar Bharat' campaign.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Politics
No judge will put pen down, saying matter voluminous: HC in 2G case
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) The Delhi High Court, while allowing the applications of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and the Enforcement Directorate (ED) seeking early hearing of their appeals against the acquittal of the accused in the 2G spectrum scam case, on Tuesday remarked that no judge will say that they will not hear the cases "because the record is voluminous".
2020-09-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Actor Sonu Sood honoured by UNDP
Mumbai, Sep 29 (IANS) Actor Sonu Sood has been honoured with the prestigious SDG Special Humanitarian Action Award by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), for helping thousands of migrant workers reach home during lockdown.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Situation along Ladakh border in uneasy 'no war no peace' status: IAF chief
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) The current situation along the eastern Ladakh border with China is in an "uneasy no war no peace status" and Indian forces were prepared for any eventuality, Indian Air Force chief Air Chief Marshal R.K.S Bhadauria said on Tuesday.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Infra push to buoy demand, says JCB India Deputy CEO and MD (IANS Special)
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) The Centre backed massive infra creation push has rekindled construction equipment major JCB India's expectation of a sustained business revival despite the persistent battering by the Covid-19 pandemic.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
OnePlus 8T to come with OxygenOS 11 out of the box
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) The upcoming OnePlus 8T flagship will launch with OxygenOS 11 out of the box, the company announced on Tuesday.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Farm laws: Tomar accuses Cong of U-turn on LS poll manifesto
Patna, Sep 29 (IANS) In the wake of protests by farmers and different political parties against three new agriculture-related laws, Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Tuesday accused the Congress of a U-turn on its own manifesto in the 2019 parliamentary elections.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Jaipur activists strive for better conditions for elephants
Jaipur, Sep 29 (IANS) After the news of four elephants that died in Hathi Gaon, Jaipur, came to light, activists have turned to the Forest Department and Rajasthan Government for answers.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Human Interest/Society,Environment/Wildlife
Irrfan's son Babil shares pictures of late actor's grave
Mumbai, Sep 29 (IANS) Babil Khan on Tuesday shared a few pictures of the resting place of his father, late actor Irrfan Khan.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Alert for deadly Congo fever in Maharashtra's Palghar
Palghar (Maharashtra), Sep 29 (IANS) Amid the coronavirus pandemic, authorities in Palghar have issued an alert for the deadly Crimean Congo Hemorrhagic Fever (CCHF), or Congo fever, believed to spread from animals to humans, top officials said here on Tuesday.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Profit booking, global cues subdue markets, banking stocks fall (Roundup)
Mumbai, Sep 29 (IANS) Profit booking, along with volatile global cues, subdued the Indian equity markets on Tuesday, with both the BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty50 closing on a flat-to-negative note.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Amazon introduces new way to make people pay with their palm
San Francisco, Sep 29 (IANS) Amazon on Tuesday introduced a contactless way for people to use their palm to make everyday activities like paying at a store, presenting a loyalty card, or entering a location like a stadium.
2020-09-29
Category: International, Costa Rica,Business/Economy,Technology
Aftab Shivdasani tests Covid negative, says 'illness is very treatable'
Mumbai, Sep 29 (IANS) Bollywood actor Aftab Shivdasani has tested negative after briefly battling Covid-19. The actor took to his verified Twitter account on Tuesday to share the news.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Extracurricular sport in childhood more beneficial for girls
Toronto, Sep 29 (IANS) Girls - but not boys - who participate actively in school sports in middle childhood show improved behaviour and attentiveness in early adolescence, say researchers.
2020-09-29
Category: International, Canada,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
Bollywood demands justice for gang-rape victim in Hathras
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) Bollywood celebrities have expressed anger after the death of Hathras gang-rape victim on Tuesday. Several B-Town celebrities condemned the incident, urging for the implementation of stricter laws in the country.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Digital transformation top priority for 9 in 10 large firms: TCS
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) While 68 per cent of companies have seen revenue declines amid the pandemic, nine out of 10 large enterprises are either maintaining or increasing their digital transformation budgets amid the Covid-19 pandemic globally, a Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) survey said on Tuesday.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
RBI extends interim relaxations in WMA limits, OD regulations
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has extended the interim relaxations it made for the state governments earlier this year to ease the restrictions on their borrowing limits, given the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Congress slams Yogi for not allowing Durga Puja 'pandals' in UP
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) Ahead of Durga Puja which is slated for the last week of October, the Congress has raised the cause of Bengalis in Uttar Pradesh and lashed out at the UP government for not allowing Durga Puja 'pandals' in the state.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Religion
Looking to learn new skill sets from pro boxing: Vikas Krishan
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) Asian Games gold medallist Vikas Krishan said that he is looking to inculcate some new skills from professional boxing before he returns to the amateur arena in time for the Tokyo Olympics. The 28-year-old Haryana boxer said that his experience in pro boxing will help him win an Olympic medal, something that is missing from his otherwise illustrious career.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
India does not need more Smart Cities, says Urban Affairs Secy
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) Even as work is underway on building 100 Smart Cities across the country, there is no need for more as learnings from the ongoing mission can be replicated for other cities and towns in the country, a top official of the Union Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs said on Tuesday.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
1,081 new cases take J&K's active Covid tally to 17,414
Srinagar, Sep 29 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday reported 1,081 coronavirus cases, taking the Union Territory's active Covid-19 tally to 17,414.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
Huawei 'P Smart 2021' smartphone with Kirin 710A chip launched
Beijing, Sep 29 (IANS) Chinese tech giant Huawei has introduced a new mid-range smartphone 'P Smart 2021' with a modest chipset, 48MP primary camera and a large 5,000mAh battery in Europe.
2020-09-29
Category: International, China,Technology
Kangana alleges BMC has threatened to demolish her neighbours' houses
Mumbai, Sep 29 (IANS) Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut alleged on Tuesday that the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has served notices to her neighbours. The actress claimed the BMC has threatened to demolish the houses of her neighbours if they support her.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Dishwasher brands in India struggle to meet sudden spike in demand
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) If you thought only hygiene products like hand sanitizers and toilet papers flew off the shelves amid the pandemic, think again. The demand for dishwashers in India also saw a sudden spike as Covid-19 restricted movement of domestic helps, leading many brands to ask for more supplies.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology,Business/Economy
Punjab CM seeks inputs on protecting farmer interests
Chandigarh, Sep 29 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday sought inputs and suggestions from legal experts, including legal representatives of the farmer unions, on the next course of action for protecting the interests of the farmers against the Centre's new farm laws.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
MakeMyTrip partners BluSmart to launch EVs for airport transfers
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) Online travel major MakeMyTrip on Tuesday announced its partnership with electric ride-hailing platform BluSmart to launch electric vehicles (EV) for airport transfers.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
VHP demands death sentence for Hathras gang-rape culprits
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) The Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) on Tuesday demanded the death sentence for the culprits in the gang-rape of a Dalit young woman in Hathras in Uttar Pradesh after she died in a Delhi hospital earlier in the day.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
OIL's 2019-20 profit 2,584 cr, revenue Rs 13,649 cr: CMD
Guwahati, Sep 29 (IANS) State-owned Oil India Ltd (OIL) has posted a profit after tax of Rs 2,584 crore with revenue of Rs 13,649 crore in fiscal 2019-20, its Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) Sushil Chandra Mishra said on Tuesday.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Assam,Business/Economy
Hyderabad's Loo Cafes expand footprints to Srinagar
Hyderabad, Sep 29 (IANS) After successfully installing and running free-to-use luxury public toilets with cafes attached to them in Telangana, a Hyderabad-based start-up is now building its innovative 'Loo Cafes' on the banks of the picturesque Dal Lake in Srinagar.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society
Despite lockdown and Covid snatching cases rise in Delhi
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) Less traffic on the roads and maximum police presence on the streets due to the pandemic surprisingly failed to curtail the snatching cases in the capital this year, data showed. At least 4257 people fell prey to snatching on Delhi roads till August 15 this year. This is 247 cases more than the number of people who became victims during the same period last year.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Venomous krait, python rescued by Wildlife SOS in Agra
Agra, Sep 29 (IANS) Members of a family in the Shastripuram colony here panicked when they saw a deadly common krait cozily perched in their toilet.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
Bypolls for two Jharkhand Assembly seats on Nov 3
Ranchi, Sep 29 (IANS) The Election Commission of India on Tuesday announced that the bypolls to the Assembly seats of Dumka and Bermo in Jharkhand would be held on November 3.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
RLSP, BSP and JP-S join hands for Bihar Assembly polls
Patna, Sep 29 (IANS) Parting ways with the Mahagathbandhan in Bihar, the Rashtriya Lok Samta Party (RLSP) of former MP Upendra Kushwaha on Tuesday announced to join hands with the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) and Janvadi Party (Socialist) to contest the Assembly elections.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
2nd sero-survey: 87m were likely exposed to Covid-19, 1 in 15 had antibodies
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) The key findings of the second round of sero-survey conducted by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) suggested that India had 87 million Covid-19 patients by the end of August.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Will oppose Vijayan's move to stall CBI probe through Ordinance: Chennithala
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 29 (IANS) Leader of Opposition Ramesh Chennithala on Tuesday said he will take legal and political steps against any move by the Pinarayi Vijayan government to bring an Ordinance to keep out the CBI from the ongoing probe into the Life Mission project.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
YSRCP leader criticises TDP for floods in Vijayawada
Vijayawada, Sep 29 (IANS) Vijayawada East YSRCP in-charge, Devineni Avinash, on Tuesday attacked the erstwhile Telugu Desam Party (TDP) regime for allegedly constructing a substandard retaining wall and abandoning it midway, leading to flooding in some parts of the city.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Adam Sandler is up for reuniting with Drew Barrymore in a film
Los Angeles, Sep 29 (IANS) Actor Adam Sandler would like to do another film with actress Drew Barrymore.
2020-09-29
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
Valliappa Foundation launches 'Anadhanam' to solve global hunger
Bengaluru, Sep 29 (IANS) Non-profit Valliappa Foundation on Tuesday launched a digital platform called Anadhanam that aims to address malnutrition and hunger through technologies that would reduce global food waste and enhance redistribution efforts.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Karnataka,Human Interest/Society,Environment/Wildlife,Health/Medicine
'Ishq Subhan Allah' to go off air
Mumbai, Sep 29 (IANS) Ishq Subhan Allah is set to go off air next month after a two-and-half year run. Its lead actors Eisha Singh and Adnan Khan say they will miss shooting for the romantic drama.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Amazon sellers expect sales growth in upcoming festive season: Survey
Bengaluru, Sep 29 (IANS) Around 85 per cent small and medium businesses (SMB) selling products on Amazon expect an increase in their sales in the upcoming festive season, according to a survey.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy
HAL rolls out 300th Dhruv chopper in B'luru
Bengaluru, Sep 29 (IANS) State-run Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) has rolled out the 300th Dhruv multi-utility advanced light helicopter (ALH) from its hanger in the city's eastern suburb, an official said on Tuesday.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Defence/Security
Amanda Seyfried gives birth to second child
Los Angeles, Sep 29 (IANS) Actress Amanda Seyfried is the latest celebrity to deliver a child amidst the pandemic. She has given birth to her second child, a baby boy.
2020-09-29
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
MECL starts exploration in Kolar Gold Fields, rekindles hope among people
Bengaluru, Sep 29 (IANS) After nearly two decades of its closure, Bharat Gold Mines Limited (BGML) in the Kolar Gold Field (KGF) again saw a ray of hope for its revival with Union Minister for Coal, Mines and Parliamentary Affairs Pralhad Joshi directing the Mineral Exploration Corporation Limited (MECL) to start exploration work in these mines.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Business/Economy
Congress misleading farmers on new farm laws: Tomar (IANS Interview)
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) Union Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister Narendra Singh Tomar has accused the Congress of misleading the farmers and playing politics in their name. He says that those who are opposing the new agricultural laws are pursuing their vested interests in the name of farmers.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Arbaaz Khan files for defamation after his name crops up in Sushant case
Mumbai, Sep 29 (IANS) Actor-producer Arbaaz Khan has filed a defamation case against several social media users who alleged his involvement in the death of actor Sushant Singh Rajput and his manager Disha Salian.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Google pays tribute to late Zohra Sehgal
Mumbai, Sep 29 (IANS) On Tuesday, Google dedicated a doodle to late actress Zohra Sehgal.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
India has never accepted 1959 definition of LAC with China: Govt
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) Warning Beijing against advancing its untenable unilateral interpretation, India on Tuesday said that it has never accepted the 1959 definition of the Line of Actual Control (LAC) with China.
2020-09-29
Category: International, India,National,Diplomacy,Politics
No announcement on bypolls for 2 Kerala seats welcomed
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 29 (IANS) The Election Commission decision not to hold bypolls for the two Assembly seats of Chavara and Kuttanad was welcomed in different quarters in Kerala on Tuesday.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
BSF makes major arms haul in Mizoram, three held
Aizawl, Sep 29 (IANS) A large quantity of sophisticated weapons, including 28 AK-series rifles, and two vehicles were seized by the BSF and three persons arrested in Mizoram early on Tuesday, officials said.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Mizoram,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security
2G case: Delhi HC to hear pleas against acquittals from Oct 5
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) The Delhi High Court will from October 5 hear on day-to-day basis the ED and CBI appeals against the acquittal of the accused in the 2G spectrum case.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Is it plateauing: Drop is fine but wait for 2 more weeks, say Experts
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) A sudden drop in the number of active cases of Covid-19 in the country has raised some hope among the health fraternity, albeit with a caution that the country must observe this trend for at least two weeks before we conclude that the Covid-19 plateau is over and the downward trend is for real in the country.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
SC directs states to provide ration to sex workers without identity proof
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed the state governments to provide dry ration to all sex workers, who have been identified by the National AIDS Control Organisation (NACO) and district legal authorities, without asking for ration card or any other identification proof.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Faulty ammo leaves one soldier injured every month
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) Every month, an Indian soldier is injured or even dies, not at the hands of the enemy, but by his own ammunition that turns out to be faulty.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Payal Ghosh meets Maharashtra governor seeking Y category security
Mumbai, Sep 29 (IANS) Actress Payal Ghosh, who has accused filmmaker Anurag Kashyap of sexual harassment, met Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari on Tuesday seeking Y-category security.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Eating dairy products may cut bowel cancer risk: Study
Toronto, Sep 29 (IANS) Eating dairy products may reduce bowel cancer risk, but there's no evidence that garlic or onions, fish, tea or coffee protect against the disease, say researchers.
2020-09-29
Category: International, Canada,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
Panneerselvam meets party officials, skips Collectors' meeting
Chennai, Sep 29 (IANS) A day after the ruling AIADMK announced that its Chief Ministerial candidate for the 2021 assembly polls will be announced on October 7, party Coordinator and Deputy Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam met several party leaders at his residence here.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Akshay Kumar, Vaani Kapoor to shoot in London for 'Bell Bottom' after Glasgow
London, Sep 29 (IANS) Akshay Kumar and Vaani Kapoor have finished their Glasgow schedule for the upcoming film, Bell Bottom. They are now set to shoot in London.
2020-09-29
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Updated draft of rules to minimise tests on animals circulated
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) With support from the People for Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India, the Chemicals and Fertilisers Ministry's Department of Chemicals and Petrochemicals has circulated its updated draft of Chemicals (Management and Safety) Rules, 20xx, among stakeholders, that includes provisions to minimise testing on animals.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights
Lack of social bonding triggers anxiety, heart ailments among urban Indians amid Covid: Bharti AXA Study
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) With the lack of social bonding and the lopsided work-life balance accentuating anxiety level among urban Indians in the confinement period and triggering heart disease risks, the number of cardiovascular ailment cases is expected to increase exponentially amid the pandemic.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Mehmood's 88th birth anniversary: Johny Lever pens an emotional note
Mumbai, Sep 29 (IANS) The legendary comedian Mehmood would have been 88 on Tuesday if he was still amongst us. Remembering the comedian par excellence on his birth anniversary, Johny Lever has penned a wish for him.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Google plays tribute to late Zohra Sehgal
Mumbai, Sep 29 (IANS) On Tuesday, Google dedicated a doodle to late actress Zohra Sehgal.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
I-League Qualifier: Garhwal FC are not underdogs, says Sayak Barai
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) The 2020-21 footballing season will get underway with the I-League Qualifier 2020 as five teams - ARA FC, Bhawanipore FC, FC Bengaluru United, Garhwal FC and Mohammedan SC - will battle it out for the direct entry in the I-League 2020-21.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
LG to release rollable TV next month: Report
Seoul, Sep 29 (IANS) LG Electronics, a major home appliance maker in South Korea, is expected to release the industry's first rollable TV next month, sources here said Tuesday, as the company tries to expand its presence in the high-end TV market.
2020-09-29
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
Family members lobby for BJP tickets in UP bypolls
Lucknow, Sep 29 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Uttar Pradesh hasn't yet declared its policy for ticket allocation for the upcoming by-elections to seven assembly segments in the state, scheduled to be held in November, but family members of those whose seats were vacated due to various reasons, are already preparing to contest polls.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Rs 140-cr MoU inked for modernising Cochin Fisheries Harbour
Kochi (Kerala), Sep 29 (IANS) The Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA) is set to work with the Cochin Port Trust (CPT) to modernise Cochin Fisheries Harbour at a cost of Rs 140 crore.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Kerala,National,Business/Economy
HC dismisses Raj plea for postponing municipal polls in 3 cities
Jaipur, Sep 29 (IANS) The Rajasthan High Court on Tuesday dismissed the application filed by the state government for extending the poll dates from October 31 to March 20, 2021 for Jaipur, Jodhpur and Kota Municipal Corporations. Now, the government will have to hold the elections in these three places by October 31.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Chadwick Boseman raised Sienna Miller's salay for '21 Bridges' by taking a pay cut
Los Angeles, Sep 29 (IANS) Actress Sienna Miller has recalled how the late Chadwick Boseman graciously gave up a part of his salary so she could get paid the remuneration she demanded when they worked together on a project last year.
2020-09-29
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
Two-thirds of US voters don't expect winner on election night
Washington, Sep 29 (IANS) Two-thirds or 66 per cent of the US voters do not expect the result of the November 3 election to be declared on the same night, according to a new poll.
2020-09-29
Category: International, United States,Politics
EC: No by-elections yet for 7 vacant Assembly seats
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) The Election Commission of India (ECI) has decided not to announce by-elections to seven Assembly seats in Assam, Kerala, Tamil Nadu and West Bengal owing to "difficulties in conduct of elections".
2020-09-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Ellyse Perry out of New Zealand series due to injury
Brisbane, Sep 29 (IANS) Australia all-rounder Ellyse Perry will be missing the remainder of the limited-overs series against New Zealand, skipper Meg Lanning confirmed on Tuesday.
2020-09-29
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Oracle upgrades Cloud SaaS solutions to empower customers
San Francisco, Sep 29 (IANS) To help customers thrive in the new normal, Cloud major Oracle on Tuesday announced key updates to its Oracle Fusion Cloud Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and Oracle Fusion Cloud Enterprise Performance Management (EPM).
2020-09-29
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Top Republican urges probe into Trump tax revelations
Washington, Sep 29 (IANS) A top Republican lawmaker has urged a probe into the sources of a media report which revealed that President Donald Trump did not pay his income tax for 10 of the 15 years before the 2016 election.
2020-09-29
Category: International, United States,Politics
Amazon launches new fulfilment centre in Tamil Nadu
Chennai, Sep 29 (IANS) Gearing up for the festive season, Amazon India on Tuesday said it has launched a specialised fulfilment centre in Tamil Nadu, along with the expansion of an existing centre.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy,Technology
Punjab Youth Cong chief detained in Delhi's tractor-burning case
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) A day after a group of Indian Youth Congress activists set afire a tractor in Delhi to register their protest against the three new agriculture-related laws, Delhi Police on Tuesday said it had detained Punjab Youth Congress chief Brinder Dhillon in the case.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Shiv Sena to decide soon on contesting Bihar polls
Mumbai, Sep 29 (IANS) The Maharashtra-based Shiv Sena will soon take a decision on contesting the upcoming Bihar Assembly elections, party MP and Chief Spokesperson Sanjay Raut said here on Tuesday.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
843 vehicles with illegal mining material seized in Haryana
Gurugram, Sep 29 (IANS) In a major crackdown on illegal mining, a special enforcement team of the Haryana police has confiscated 843 vehicles being used in illegal mining activities across 12 districts of the state over the last eight months.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
IPL sensation Tewatia also has a good sense of humour (Profile)
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) Criminal advocate Krishan Pal Tewatia had never received so many phone calls in a single day as he did on Monday and had never received so many unknown visitors at his home in Sihi village in Sector 8 of Faridabad, near Delhi. Reason: His only son and latest IPL star, Rahul Tewatia, had on Sunday sprung into the limelight at Sharjah as he set up an improbable win for Rajasthan Royals with the bat.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Covid-hit EAMCET candidates get another chance in Andhra
Amaravati, Sep 29 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh government is offering another opportunity to the Engineering, Agricultural and Medical Common Entrance Test (EAMCET) candidates who missed the entrance exam because of being quarantined due to Coronavirus.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Education
Democrats unveil scaled-down Covid-19 relief package
Washington, Sep 29 (IANS) Democrat lawmakers from the US House of Representatives have unveiled a scaled down $2.2-trillion coronavirus relief package in an effort towards clinching a bipartisan deal before the November 3 presidential election.
2020-09-29
Category: International, United States,Politics
Will fight against farm laws on all fronts: Punjab CM
Chandigarh, Sep 29 (IANS) Extending his government's full support to the agitating farmers in these "dark and difficult times", Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday assured of all possible legal and other steps to fight what he called the "draconian" new farm laws.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Modi hits out at opposition as he talks 'clean Ganga'
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday hit out at the opposition for raising questions about the Rafale deal and demanding proof of the surgical strike carried out in PoK.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Gujarat boat owners SoS PM on safety of fishermen
Ahmedabad, Sep 29 (IANS) Leading boat owners associations in Gujarat on Tuesday highlighted the challenges to their lives and livelihoods. The fisheries sector and fishing communities in the state and around the country are challenged by the lack of access to modern digital connectivity at sea.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Gujarat,National,Politics,Technology
Etrio raises $3mn to launch new EVs in India
Hyderabad, Sep 29 (IANS) Hyderabad-based electric vehicle startup Etrio on Tuesday said it has raised of $3 million (approximately Rs 22 crore) in Series A round from high networth individual investors based out of Singapore.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Business/Economy,Technology
911 outages reported across US
Washington, Sep 29 (IANS) Law enforcement agencies across the US reported 911 outages, which were restored within an hour, according to a media report.
2020-09-29
Category: International, United States,Politics
HealthifyMe aims to cross $20mn revenue run rate by Jan 2021
Bengaluru, Sep 29 (IANS) Artificial Intelligence (AI)-driven health and fitness app HealthifyMe on Tuesday said it crossed $15 million revenue run rate in August and is on track to cross $20 million run rate by January next year, with nearly 20 per cent of its revenues coming from outside India.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Karnataka,Technology,Health/Medicine
Bypolls for 56 Assembly, one LS seat in November
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Tuesday announced by-elections to 56 assembly seats and one Lok Sabha seat in Bihar in the first week of November.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Javadekar says 5 states to meet on Thursday over pollution
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said on Tuesday that a state environment ministers meeting will take place this Thursday over the issue of pollution while asserting that various measures have already been taken in order to curb it. He added that it needs to be understood that pollution stays for 2-3 months and it also has a "geographic" reason for it.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Indian visitor accused of bribing Dubai policeman
Dubai, Sep 29 (IANS) An Indian visitor to Dubai, who was caught not wearing a mask and flouting the city's Covid-19 rules, has been accused of offering a 3,000-dirham bribe to a policeman, it was reported.
2020-09-29
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diaspora
No decision yet on reopening schools: K'taka Minister
Bengaluru Sep 29 (IANS) Karnataka Primary and Secondary Education Minister S. Suresh Kumar on Tuesday said that the state government had not taken any decision yet on reopening of schools.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
'Arrivals to Aus from Covid-19 safe nations could quarantine at home'
Canberra, Sep 29 (IANS) Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Tuesday that people arriving in the country from "Covid-19 safe" nation could be allowed to quarantine at home, than at a hotel.
2020-09-29
Category: International, Australia,Politics
Xiaomi's Mi India forays into smart home category in India
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) Xiaomi subsidiary Mi India on Tuesday forayed into the smartwatch and smart speaker categories, along with launching other affordable smart home products for the India market ahead of the festive season.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
40 UK universities report Covid-19 cases
London, Sep 29 (IANS) At least 40 universities across the UK have reported coronavirus cases, resulting in thousands of students self-isolating as the new term begins, it was reported on Tuesday.
2020-09-29
Category: International, United Kingdom,Education,Politics
Landslide closes Srinagar-Leh highway
Srinagar, Sep 29 (IANS) A massive landslide has closed the Srinagar-Leh highway as scores of vehicles are stranded on the two sides of the Zojila Pass.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
With no Ram Lila, Sita will be in salon, Ravan sell garments this year
Lucknow, Sep 29 (IANS) With Covid raging through the nation, and Navratra all set to be a muted affair, the star attraction of the season -- the Ram Lilas -- might not see the light of day in most quarters.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Art/Culture/Books
PCB signs MoU with PITB for e-FOAS
Lahore, Sep 29 (IANS) The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Tuesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB) for the implementation of e-Filling and Office Automation System (e-FOAS) at the cricket headquarters.
2020-09-29
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
Delhi hospital doctors halt OPD services to protest assault
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) Barring emergency cases, the Resident Doctors Association (RDA) of Delhi government's Maharishi Valmiki Hospital on Tuesday announced all essential and non-essential services provided by its members had been withdrawn to protest against an assault on a doctor.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Health/Medicine
Australia announces digital business plan
Canberra, Sep 29 (IANS) The Australian government has invested almost A$800 million to enable businesses to take advantage of digital technologies to grow and create jobs as part of the country's economic recovery plan, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said in a statement on Tuesday.
2020-09-29
Category: International, Australia,Politics
Elon Musk says he won't get Covid vax when available
San Francisco, Sep 29 (IANS) Even as the world eagerly waits for a Covid-19 vaccine, tech billionaire Elon Musk has said that he would not take one when it becomes available.
2020-09-29
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Health/Medicine