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With just 2 rallies, BJP won't over-expose Modi in Delhi
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi will not be exposed much in the poll campaign for the February 8 Delhi Assembly election. Sources say he may restrict himself to just two rallies.
2020-01-24
Category: India, Delhi,National
Loving the role of keeper-batsman in the team: Rahul
Auckland, Jan 24 (IANS) KL Rahul is enjoying his new role as India's wicketkeeper batsman, he said after helping his side register a six-wicket victory over New Zealand in the first T20I here on Friday.
2020-01-24
Category: International, New Zealand,Sports,Cricket
Arbitrary or excessive tax is also social injustice: CJI
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Chief Justice of India S.A. Bobde on Friday said tax evasion is an injustice to fellow Indian citizens but arbitrary or excessive tax also results in social injustice by the government.
2020-01-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Delimitation in J&K not until next Census (IANS Exclusive)
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) The delimitation plan for the newly-created Union Territory of Jammu & Kashmir may be shelved until next year when the Census is held, a move that may delay the Assembly election too.
2020-01-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Senior Shia cleric visits Clock Tower to meet protesters
Lucknow, Jan 24 (IANS) Renowned Shia cleric and All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) Vice President, Maulana Kalbe Sadiq, on Friday evening visited the Clock Tower to meet women protesting against the citizenship laws.
2020-01-24
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Bengaluru women's anti-CAA sit-in extended to 48 hours
Bengaluru, Jan 24 (IANS) Several women have completed a 24-hour protest here against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and are going strong to stretch it to 48 hours.
2020-01-24
Category: India, Karnataka,National
BJP holds youth convention in J&K to garner support for CAA
Srinagar, Jan 24 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) organised a mega youth convention in Srinagar to garner support for the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) on Friday.
2020-01-24
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National
Low-dose aspirin may help new mothers cut preterm birth risk
New York, Jan 24 (IANS) Daily low-dose aspirin, from as early as the sixth week of pregnancy through the 36th week, may lower the risk of preterm birth among first-time mothers, suggest the results of a clinical trial which involved women from several low and middle-income countries, including India.
2020-01-24
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
MBBS student charred to death in hostel fire
Bareilly, Jan 24 (IANS) An MBBS girl student at the Sri Ram Murti Smarak Institute (SRMS) here was burnt alive after a fire broke out in her hostel room while she was asleep late on Thursday night.
2020-01-24
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Sandeep Dikshit not deliberately left out of star list: Cong
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) As senior Delhi Congress leader Sandeep Dikshit alleged that he does not figure in the star campaigners list for the February 8 elections as he has differences with top leaders, the party on Friday clarified that his name was not deliberately left out but if it is not there, it doesn't mean that he is not important.
2020-01-24
Category: India, Delhi,National
Explosion at manufacturing plant in US
Houston, Jan 24 (IANS) One person was injured and nearby houses were damaged in an explosion at a manufacturing plant in the US city of Houston on Friday, the media reported.
2020-01-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Resort deaths: Kerala CM wants Centre to press Nepal for probe
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 24 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Friday asked the state's parliamentarians to take up the matter of deaths of eight Keralites at a resort in Nepal early this week, with the Centre to pursue the matter with the neighbouring country's government.
2020-01-24
Category: India, Kerala,National,Diaspora,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Odisha ex-minister Jagannath Rout passes away
Bhubaneswar, Jan 24 (IANS) Senior Congress leader and former Odisha minister Jagannath Rout died at a private hospital here on Friday following a cardiac arrest. He was 78.
2020-01-24
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
You can't find Wifi if your phone off, Sisodia tells Shah
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) A day after Amit Shah said his phone got discharged but he could not avail Wifi in Delhi, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said the former BJP chief should keep his phone charged with the free electricity provided by the AAP government as Wifi cannot be used if the phone is off.
2020-01-24
Category: India, Delhi,National
Nepal Communist Party wins big in National Assembly polls
Kathmandu, Jan 24 (IANS) The ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) of Nepal has registered a thumping victory in the National Assembly elections by bagging 16 out of the 18 seats that went to the polls, the Nepali media reported on Friday citing the Election Commission.
2020-01-24
Category: International, Nepal,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Muslims in Hyderabad vow not to fill NPR, NRC forms
Hyderabad, Jan 24 (IANS) Muslims in Hyderabad and other parts of Telangana and neighbouring Andhra Pradesh on Friday pledged not to fill forms for National Population Register (NPR) and National Register of Citizens (NRC).
2020-01-24
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National
More autonomy at work cuts low back pain risk
London, Jan 24 (IANS) While physical factors such as incorrect posture or sitting for too long are generally related to chronic low back pain, new research has found that employees with more job control are less likely to suffer from the disease.
2020-01-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
'Chhatisgarh developing as role model to counter BJP narrative'
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) The Congress party is developing Chhattisgarh as a people-centric state to counter the BJP's narrative on development, Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel told IANS in an interview.
2020-01-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Bhuvan Bam attends World Economic Forum 2020 in Davos
Davos,, Jan 24 (IANS) Indian YouTube star Bhuvan Bam has attended the latest edition of World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos. From taxes to climate change and gender equality, he expressed views on several subjects that were addressed by world leaders at the forum, to the media.
2020-01-24
Category: International, Switzerland,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
11K tribals' names to be deleted from Mizoram voters list
Aizawl/Agartala, Jan 24 (IANS) In the wake of an agreement to rehabilitate 34,000 Reang tribals -- living in northern Tripura after fleeing Mizoram 23 years ago due to ethnic unrest -- the names of around 11,000 voters among these refugees would be deleted from the electoral list in Mizoram, official sources said on Friday.
2020-01-24
Category: India, Mizoram,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
Aadhaar, hartal feature in 10th edition of OALD
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Aadhaar and hartal are among the 26 new Indian-English words that feature among the staggering 86,000 words in the 10th edition of the world-renowned Oxford Advanced Learners Dictionary (OALD), its publisher said on Friday.
2020-01-24
Category: India, Delhi,National
Himachal court pulls up roadways over dues settlement
Shimla, Jan 24 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh High Court on Friday reprimanded state-run Himachal Road Transport Corporation (HRTC) for not giving retirement benefits to retired employees in time.
2020-01-24
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Understanding different shades of grey, coping with change, of leadership in sports & life (IANS Books This Weekend)
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Everything isn't black or white - there are overlaps and shades of grey and this primer will nudge you into finding the answers that will help you navigate through the world; then, learn about overcoming critical barriers to change; and finally, digest some out-of-the-box thinking on unleashing the leadership potential within you.
2020-01-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books
Eating yogurt daily may cut breast cancer risk
London, Jan 24 (IANS) Eating natural yogurt daily may lesson breast cancer risk owing to lactose fermenting bacteria which reduces inflammation triggered by harmful bacteria, say researchers.
2020-01-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
President's nod for award of 35 Correction Service medals
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind has approved the conferment of 35 Correctional Service medals on prison personnel on the occasion of the Republic Day, a Home Ministry statement said on Friday.
2020-01-24
Category: India, Delhi,National
Congress hits out at Vijayvargiya on 'poha' remark
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) The Congress has hit out at senior BJP leader Kailash Vijayvargiya on his remarks on labourers eating 'poha' while working at his residence who he said looked like illegal Bangladeshi migrants.
2020-01-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Merkel praises Turkey's efforts in hosting Syrian refugees
Istanbul, Jan 24 (IANS) German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday said her country appreciates Turkey's efforts in hosting millions of Syrian refugees on its soil.
2020-01-24
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
Renee Zellweger: Didn't try to emulate Judy Garland
Los Angeles, Jan 24 (IANS) Actress Renee Zellweger says singing for "Judy" wasnt easy, but she didnt have time to think about being judged.
2020-01-24
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Mayawati slams LU proposal to add CAA in Pol SC syllabus
Lucknow, Jan 24 (IANS) Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) President Mayawati on Friday strongly criticized the Lucknow University's (LU) proposal to include the Citizenship Amendment Act in the syllabus in the Political Science department.
2020-01-24
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
SIT begins probe in killing of Jharkhand tribals
Ranchi, Jan 24 (IANS) A Special Investigation Team (SIT) on Friday began a probe into the killing of seven tribals in Jharkhand's West Singhbhum district.
2020-01-24
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
BJP MLA enters Raj Assembly with basket full of locusts
Jaipur, Jan 24 (IANS) A BJP legislator entered the Rajasthan Assembly building with a decorated basket containing locusts here on Friday to protest against the Congress-led government's alleged apathy towards the state's farmers who have suffered crop losses due to locust attacks.
2020-01-24
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Two arrested in Bengal's Malda with brown sugar
Kolkata, Jan 24 (IANS) Two persons were arrested in northern West Bengal's Malda district on Friday with brown sugar valued at Rs 10 lakh, police said.
2020-01-24
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
IFS officer shares special posts on National Girl Child Day
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) On the occasion of National Girl Child Day, Indian Forest Services officer Parveen Kaswan took to Twitter to put up a series of special post.
2020-01-24
Category: India, Delhi,National
100 army veterans to walk along Ganga to help in revival
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) A walk of around 5,000 km may seem a herculean task to lesser mortals, but a group of 100 army veterans plan to go the full distance to contribute to the Clean Ganga initiative.
2020-01-24
Category: India, Delhi,National
Security beefed up in Haryana ahead of R-Day
Chandigarh, Jan 24 (IANS) Haryana Police said on Friday that they have beefed up security across the state in view of the Republic Day celebrations.
2020-01-24
Category: India, Punjab,National,Defence/Security
Modi stokes divisions in world's biggest democracy: The Economist
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Narendra Modi stokes divisions in the worlds biggest democracy", The Economist said in its cover story on Friday.
2020-01-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Religion
Prince Charles 'snubs' Pence at Holocaust memorial event
London, Jan 24 (IANS) The UK's Prince Charles reportedly "snubbed" US Vice President Mike Pence at The World Holocaust Forum in Jerusalem, a media report said.
2020-01-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
NZ 'A' beat Ind 'A' by 29 runs in 2nd unofficial ODI
Christchurch, Jan 24 (IANS) Krunal Pandya's quickfire 51 wasn't enough for India 'A' in the second unofficial ODI against New Zealand 'A' as they lost by 29 runs at the Hagley Oval on Friday.
2020-01-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Extradition request for US diplomat's wife over UK teen's death rejected
London, Jan 24 (IANS) An extradition request sent by the UK for an American diplomat's wife over the death of a British teen in a car accident last year, was rejected by US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.
2020-01-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
TN opposition to carry out signature campaign against CAA
Chennai, Jan 24 (IANS) Opposition parties in Tamil Nadu led by the DMK on Friday decided to carry out a signature campaign next month against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) and National Population Register (NPR) that would pave the way for National Register of Citizens (NRC).
2020-01-24
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National
Johnson's Brexit deal becomes law
London, Jan 24 (IANS) UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Brexit deal has become law after clearing all parliamentary hurdles and receiving royal assent, paving the country to exit the European Union (EU) on January 31, it was reported.
2020-01-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Kejriwal holds massive roadshows in west Delhi
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday morning held roadshows in West Delhi's three Assembly constituencies -- Janakpuri, Tilak Nagar and Madipur.
2020-01-24
Category: India, Delhi,National
5 in UK test negative for coronavirus, 9 await results
London, Jan 24 (IANS) Fourteen people in the UK have been tested for the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV), with five confirmed negative and nine still awaiting the results, according to the Public Health England (PHE).
2020-01-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
World's largest meditation centre comes up in Hyderabad
Hyderabad, Jan 24 (IANS) The world's largest meditation centre of its kind, which can accommodate 100,000 people at a time, is all set to be inaugurated on January 28 in the global headquarters of Heartfulness on the outskirts of Hyderabad.
2020-01-24
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National
Security beefed up ahead of Republic Day in J&K
Srinagar, Jan 24 (IANS) Security forces in Kashmir will ensure that Republic Day passes on peacefully, IG Kashmir police Vijay Kumar said on Friday.
2020-01-24
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Kashmir,Defence/Security
Iran open to dialog with all neighbours: Zarif
Tehran, Jan 24 (IANS) Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has reaffirmed Tehrans readiness for talks with all its neighbours amid the ongoing tensions in the Persian Gulf region.
2020-01-24
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
BEST bus stoned during anti-CAA, NRC Maha shutdown call
Mumbai, Jan 24 (IANS) At least one BEST bus was stoned in Mumbai and its driver injured as the Vanchit Bahujan Aghadi (VBA) sponsored Maharashtra shutdown started, eliciting mixed response, here on Friday.
2020-01-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,National
19% of Indian women have menstrual problems: Report
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANSlife) A new fitness report has suggested that close to 19 per cent of women suffer from some kind of menstrual issues.
2020-01-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
A look at the ongoing Kolkata Literary Meet 2020
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANSlife) The 9th edition of the Kolkata Literary Meet, aims to celebrate literature and allied cultural pursuits - dance, music, recitation and theatrical performances over five power-packed days. From 22-26 January 2020, the event evolving the literary community, will promote a culture of patronage, and create value for authors and other dignitaries. Tata Steel is supporting the event in it's 6th edition as Kolkata Literary Meet (TSKLM).
2020-01-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Soren defers Cabinet expansion after Pathhalgari killings
Ranchi, Jan 24 (IANS) Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren has deferred his Cabinet expansion following the killing of seven people in West Singhbhum district.
2020-01-24
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics