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Delhi Police fail the crime test (IANS Exclusive)
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) The Delhi Police might be the best in the country in terms of staffing, infrastructure and use of budget, but when it comes to controlling crime, all that fade into disappointment.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Telangana forms panel to examine TSRTC employees' demands
Hyderabad, Oct 22 (IANS) Barring merger of the Telangana State Road Transport Corporation (TSRTC) with the government, all other demands of striking employees will be examined, Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao announced on Tuesday.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
US voices deep concern over rights abuses faced by Pak minorities
Washington, Oct 22 (IANS) The US on Tuesday voiced "deep concern" about reports of human rights abuses and discrimination faced by Pakistanis because of their faith, which in many cases are perpetrated by non-state actors.
2019-10-22
Category: International, United States,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Religion,Immigration/Law/Rights
Trump calls impeachment inquiry 'a lynching'
London, Oct 22 (IANS) US President Donald Trump has called the congressional impeachment investigation that may seek to remove him from office "a lynching".
2019-10-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Relations with India not of dictation but partnership: US
New York, Oct 22 (IANS) The United States does not dictate to India but partners with it, Acting Assistant Secretary of State Alice Wells declared on Tuesday at a Congressional hearing on human rights in South Asia at which Representatives leveled caustic criticism of India's action in Kashmir after rescinding its special constitutional status.
2019-10-22
Category: International, United States,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Sonia Gandhi to visit Shivakumar in Tihar on Wednesday
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Interim Congress President Sonia Gandhi is scheduled to visit D.K. Shivakumar, party leader and former Minister, in Tihar Jail on Wednesday.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Andhra CM meets Amit Shah, raises special status issue again
Amaravati/New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on Tuesday met Union Home Minister Amit Shah in New Delhi and discussed various issues related to the state.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Rajasthan promises free air travel to meritorious students
Jaipur, Oct 22 (IANS) The meritorious students of government schools in Rajasthan would be rewarded with one free air travel, once they topped the class X and XII board examinations.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Education
'AP CM Jagan' number-plated car seized in Hyderabad
Hyderabad, Oct 22 (IANS) Many vehicle owners use 'police', 'press', 'judge', or 'MLA' stickers to avoid paying traffic tickets or parking charges but what a resident of Hyderabad has done simply left the police stunned.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
'Harassed' Bengaluru student jumps to death
Bengaluru, Oct 22 (IANS) A harassed undergraduate student allegedly committed suicide by jumping from the seventh floor of a college building of Amrita School of Engineering in the city's southern suburb, said a police official on Tuesday.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Education
Salman Khurshid praises Aayushman Bharat scheme
Lucknow, Oct 22 (IANS) Senior Congress leader Salman Khurshid here on Tuesday praised the Aayushman Bharat scheme saying it must get everyone's support.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Delhi govt to redesign PWD roads to world standards
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) The Delhi government would redesign nine PWD roads as per the international standards, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced here on Tuesday.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
HC quashes process of appointing Secy to JK art academy
Jammu, Oct 22 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir High Court on Tuesday quashed the process of appointing Secretary to the Jammu and Kashmir Academy of Art, Culture and Languages (JKAACL) initiated in March, saying it does not inspire confidence.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Killers of Hindu leader Kamlesh Tiwari arrested in Gujarat
Ahmedabad, Oct 22 (IANS) In a major breakthrough in the murder case of former Hindu Mahasabha leader Kamlesh Tiwari, the Gujarat Anti-Terrorism Squad on Tuesday said that it has arrested the two main accused from while they were trying to enter the state from Rajasthan.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Gujarat,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security
Meghalaya CM meets Shah over Citizenship Bill
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Sangma and Home Minister James Sangma met Union Home Minister Amit Shah and discussed the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill and other political issues, here on Tuesday.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
It's neck-and-neck in Haryana: New exit poll
Chandigarh, Oct 22 (IANS) A new exit poll survey on Tuesday said the two arch rivals -- BJP and Congress -- are locked in a close fight in Haryana and the result could go either way.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Dialogue between India, Pakistan can reduce tensions: US
Washington, Oct 22 (IANS) Stressing that Pakistani authorities remain accountable for the action of terrorist groups like Lashkar-e-Taiba and Jaish-e-Muhammed which seek to foment violence across the Line of Control, the US on Tuesday said it supports direct dialogue between India and Pakistan as outlined in the Simla Agreement.
2019-10-22
Category: International, United States,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Post 370: Govt identifies over 500 URLs generated by ISI's Cyber Jehadis
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) As "cyber jehadis" of Pakistan's spy agency, Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), exploit various social media platforms (SMPs) to foment trouble in Jammu & Kashmir and other parts of India, the government has identified over 500 URL (Uniform Resource Locator), and accounts on SMPs to be blocked. The ISI has also hired social media influencers in Middle East and Europe to generate trending hashtags on Twitter with an intent to malign India's image.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Defence/Security,Terrorism
KSUM, UK's Finastra in pact to boost startups
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 22 (IANS) The Kerala Startup Mission (KSUM) here on Tuesday signed a pact with UK-based fintech major Finastra to build a partnership that will enable Kerala-based startups to tap the growing demand for technology and solutions by financial services across the world.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Kerala,National,Business/Economy,Technology
Turkish airstrikes kill two PKK officials
Baghdad, Oct 22 (IANS) Turkish airstrikes on Tuesday killed two senior officials of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) on Azmar mountain in Slemani governorate region.
2019-10-22
Category: International, Iraq,Politics,Defence/Security
Priyanka Chopra, Nick Jonas' concert kiss goes viral
Los Angeles, Oct 22 (IANS) Pop star Nick Jonas expressed his love for wife and actress Priyanka Chopra with a mushy kiss during a recent Jonas Brothers concert. Their romantic moment has gone viral on the virtual world.
2019-10-22
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Hollywood
Chit fund firm MD arrested for duping investors in Odisha
Bhubaneswar, Oct 22 (IANS) The Economic Offences Wing (EOW) of Odisha Crime Branch has arrested the managing director of a chit fund firm on charges of duping investors of over Rs 5 crore, police said on Tuesday.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Orissa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
BSP partymen paraded on donkeys, faces blackened in Jaipur
Jaipur, Oct 22 (IANS) In a shocking incident, BSP workers on Tuesday blackened the faces of the party's national coordinator Ram Gautam and Rajasthan in-charge Sita Ram Sila, and paraded them on donkeys with garlands of shoes and slippers around their necks in front of the state party headquarters here. A video of the incident has gone viral on social media.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
India core to our growth strategy for next 5-10 yrs: Uber CEO
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) India is at the core of Uber's growth strategy for the next five to ten years, the company's CEO Dara Khosrowshahi said here on Tuesday.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,National
No detention centre to come up in Bengal: Mamata
Kolkata, Oct 22 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday ruled out any possibility of detention centres coming up in West Bengal on the lines of such camps for keeping illegal foreigners being set up in states like Assam and Karnataka.
2019-10-22
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Tim Cook named chairman of Chinese business school
Beijing, Oct 22 (IANS) Apple CEO Tim Cook has been appointed chairman of the advisory board of the Tsinghua University School of Economics and Management.
2019-10-22
Category: International, China,Technology
Priyanka to brainstorm over UP strategy in Raebareli
Raebareli, Oct 22 (IANS) The newly formed Uttar Pradesh Congress Committee is holding a three-day brainstorming and training session in Raebareli beginning Tuesday.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
BCB President calls cricketers' strike a 'conspiracy'
Dhaka, Oct 22 (IANS) A day after the Bangladesh cricketers went on strike saying that they wouldn't take part in any cricket activity until their demands are addressed by their board, BCB president Nazmul Hassan on Tuesday said it's a conspiracy to bring bad name to the sport in the country.
2019-10-22
Category: International, Bangladesh,Sports,Cricket
Enough funds for people's welfare: Delhi DDC chief (IANS Interview)
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Claiming that the Aam Aadmi Party is running an honest government in the city, Vice Chairperson of Dialogue and Development Commission Jasmine Shah said the Delhi government has enough funds for the welfare of the people.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Scarlett Johansson got a closure with 'Black Widow'
Los Angeles, Oct 22 (IANS) Actress Scarlett Johansson says she got a closure of sorts after doing the standalone movie "Black Widow".
2019-10-22
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Plea filed in Lahore HC against Misbah's appointment as head coach
Lahore, Oct 22 (IANS) A petition has been filed in the Lahore High Court praying to immediately stop former captain Misbah-ul-Haq from working on different posts including that of Pakistan head coach.
2019-10-22
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
Animal bones found in stomaches of Goa stray cattle
Panaji, Oct 22 (IANS) Days after Goa's Garbage Management Minister Michael Lobo claimed that stray cattle in the state's coastal belt have "turned non-vegetarian", trustee of a cow shelter where such animals are being relocated, has confirmed the unusual trend.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Goa,National,Environment/Wildlife
Trudeau's Liberals win Canadian general elections (2nd Lead)
Ottawa, Oct 22 (IANS) Incumbent Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's Liberal Party has emerged victorious in the tightly contested general elections, and will return to power as a minority government, media reports said on Tuesday.
2019-10-22
Category: International, Canada,Politics
Navy capable of thwarting threat from enemy: Rajnath Singh
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) The Indian Navy is capable of thwarting any threat from enemy countries and has taken various steps to ensure that 26/11 type terror incidents never happen again, Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said on Tuesday.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Uber launches 'public transport' in Delhi
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) San Francisco-based ride hailing major Uber on Tuesday launched its public transport service in Delhi, the ninth city globally and the first in Asia to have the feature.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology,Business/Economy
Naruhito officially proclaims himself Emperor of Japan
Tokyo, Oct 22 (IANS) Japan's Emperor Naruhito proclaimed his ascension to the Chrysanthemum Throne on Tuesday and promised to respect the country's constitution and fulfil all his responsibilities.
2019-10-22
Category: International, Japan,Politics
Pak Pak may use Kartarpur Corridor to fuel pro-Khalistan campaign
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) With Kartarpur Corridor set to be operationalised, there are fears that the initiative may be used by Pakistan to promote its pro-Khalistan agenda.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National
Google, Gmail will now share single profile photo
San Francisco, Oct 22 (IANS) Google has started combining G Suite users' Gmail photos with their Google account profile photos.
2019-10-22
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Ex-Microsoft Office, Cortana executive to head Google G Suite
San Francisco, Oct 22 (IANS) In its bid to take on Microsoft Office, Google has hired former Microsoft Executive Javier Soltero to run its G Suite business, which includes Gmail, Google Docs, Google Drive and more.
2019-10-22
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
European regulators delay lifting 737 MAX grounding order
Chicago, Oct 22 (IANS) European air-safety regulators have officially shelved the idea of lifting the grounding order of the Boeing 737 MAX jets simultaneously with the US, according to informed sources, a significant setback to American regulators' desire for a coordinated global response.
2019-10-22
Category: International, United States,Politics
Upcoming Twitter policy to fight deepfake videos
San Francisco, Oct 22 (IANS) Twitter is working on a new policy to tackle deepfake videos on its platform that will address the content which could threaten someone's physical safety or lead to offline harm.
2019-10-22
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
What to buy on Dhanteras
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANSlife) Dhanteras is considered to be the most auspicious day to shop for jewellery. To help you make the right choice, Narendra Kumar, Creative Director at Amazon Fashion, suggests some of the trending jewellery styles to help ease your dilemma of buying the perfect piece of jewellery for you and your loved ones.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,IANS Life,National
I stick to certain aesthetics: Diana Penty
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANSlife) Bollywood actress Diana Penty says she likes to experiment with her looks when it comes to fashion, but at the same time ensures restricting to her aesthetics. In an interview with IANSlife, the "Happy Bhag Jayegi" actress talks about her style mantra, fashion preferences and more.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,IANS Life,National
Naturally Naturals
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANSlife) What sprouted as an idea of serving handmade fruit ice cream with a stand alone store in Mumbais famous Juhu is now a brand with pan India presence which envisions Rs 500 crore turnover by 2025. Naturals Ice Cream was started by Raghunandan Kamath in 1984 after he realised the scope for making fruit and dry fruit-based ice cream, inspired by kulfi. And over the years, the brand became synonymous with interesting fruit ice cream flavours like sitaphal, lychee, coconut, etc., and may soon introduce low fat vegan ice creams.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,IANS Life,National
Keep the festivities joyful for your skin
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANSlife) October, the month of festive joy, can be harsh on your skin with less time for skincare, increased pollution and of course, more calorie intake.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,IANS Life,National
Yogi to gift projects worth Rs 373.69 crore to Ayodhya
Ayodhya, Oct 22 (IANS) When Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath visits Ayodhya on Saturday for the 'Deepotsav' programme, he will gift projects worth Rs 373.69 crore to the people of the holy city.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
Who is Bezos? Asks US student as Amazon CEO stands next to him
Washington, Oct 22 (IANS) Jeff Bezos may be the richest person on Earth, but for a high school student in the US capital, the Amazon CEO is just an ordinary man and there is "no big deal" if he is around on a surprise visit.
2019-10-22
Category: International, United States,Technology
Infosys shares plunge 15% on whistleblower letter
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) Infosys shares opened with severe losses and plunged 15 per cent on Tuesday, following a whistleblower complaint alleging "unethical practices" by the companys Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Salil Parekh and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Nilanjan Roy.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Business/Economy
62% voter turnout registered in Jhabua bypolls in MP
Jhabua, Oct 21 (IANS) The bypolls in Jhabua assembly constituency of Madhya Pradesh on Monday recorded 61.92 per cent voter turnout.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National
NCRB releases 'Crime in India-2017' data
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) under the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Monday released its annual publication "Crime in India-2017".
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident