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PM lauds policies on infrastructure, 'housing for all'
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Four years into NDA's initiatives on infrastructure, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said that the government has ushered a new paradigm in development and "no stone will be left unturned to fulfil the dream of housing for all".
2019-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Politics
Apple releases public beta of new iPhone, iPad OS
San Francisco, June 25 (IANS) Apple has released the first public beta of its upcoming iPhone and iPad operating systems (OS), iOS 13 and iPadOS 13, open for everybody to download and experience the test versions.
2019-06-25
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
4 JMB militants, including 3 Bangladeshis, held in Kolkata
Kolkata, June 25 (IANS) The Special Task Force of Kolkata Police has arrested four members of banned terror outfit Neo-JMB (Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh), including three Bangladeshi nationals from Kolkata, an officer said on Tuesday.
2019-06-25
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Terrorism
BJP cancels parliamentary meet following Saini's death
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) The BJP has cancelled it's parliamentary party meeting scheduled on Tuesday following the death of Rajya Sabha MP and Rajasthan party chief Madan Lal Saini, a party leader said.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Pakistan face unbeaten New Zealand in must-win clash (Preview)
Birmingham, June 25 (IANS) Pakistan will play another must-win game when they take on New Zealand, the most consistent team in the World Cup so far, in their crucial encounter at Edgbaston on Wednesday.
2019-06-25
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,World Cup 2019,Cricket
Sydney declares climate emergency
Sydney, June 25 (IANS) The Australian city of Sydney on Tuesday declared a climate emergency and called for a price on carbon to be reinstated, stressing that global warming poses a danger to its residents and to the whole country.
2019-06-25
Category: International, Australia,Environment/Wildlife
Pride protests against Google's code of conduct: Report
San Francisco, June 25 (IANS) In what seems like a saturated outburst against criticism, Google has warned its employees that Pride protests are against the companys code of conduct.
2019-06-25
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
BJP leaders calls Emergency 'darkest chapter' of Indian history
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) On the 44th anniversary of the Emergency, top Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders on Tuesday criticized the 19 month-long period of Emergency, declared by then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, saying it was the "darkest chapter" in the history of India.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
India game not easy, we'll give our best shot: Shakib
Southampton, June 25 (IANS) All-rounder Shakib al Hasan believes Bangladesh are capable enough to beat India, adding they will have to play their best in order to beat the Men in Blue in the next cricket World Cup fixture on July 2.
2019-06-25
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,World Cup 2019,Cricket
Employees who watch porn encourage unethical behaviour
New York, June 25 (IANS) If you think watching porn is something which is strictly an individual choice and has nothing to do with your business, hold on. Researchers now reveal that employees who view pornography at work aren't only costing companies millions of rupees in wasted time but also causing harm to the organisations.
2019-06-25
Category: International, United States,Technology
Akram hopes for repeat of 1992 WC for Pakistan against NZ
Birmingham, June 25 (IANS) Former Pakistan speedster Wasim Akram has advised Safaraz Ahmed not to tinker with the winning combination and go with an unchanged playing XI against New Zealand in their crucial World Cup match to be played on Wednesday at Edgbaston.
2019-06-25
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,World Cup 2019,Cricket
'Kachori wala' with annual turnover of Rs 60 lakhs
Aligarh, June 25 (IANS) A simple shop selling 'kachoris' in Uttar Pradesh's Aligarh has left the commercial tax sleuths astounded.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society
Suspected Chinese hackers attack global telecom carriers
Washington, June 25 (IANS) Suspected Chinese hackers have infiltrated into the networks of over a dozen telecommunication providers in Europe, Asia, Africa and the Middle East -- gaining control and stealing hundreds of gigabytes of data of individuals, a US-based cyber security firm has revealed.
2019-06-25
Category: International, United States,Technology,Defence/Security
Priyanka, Nick romance in 'city of love'
Paris, June 25 (IANS) Indian actress Priyanka Chopra Jonas and her pop-singer husband Nick Jonas were seen romancing each other in the French capital also known as the "city of love".
2019-06-25
Category: International, France,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
UN expresses alarm at internet blackout in Myanmar
Yangon, June 25 (IANS) A UN expert on Tuesday warned of a possible cover-up of human rights violations in Myanmar following the government's decision to cut off mobile internet services in an area where an ethnic-minority guerrilla group is active.
2019-06-25
Category: International, Myanmar,Politics
UP Police sirens to play 'Jaagte Raho'
Lucknow, June 25 (IANS) Remember those good old days when the watchman would shout "Jaagte Raho" throughout the night to keep thieves at bay.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society,Defence/Security
Unauthorised drones cause flight delays at Singapore airport
Singapore, June 25 (IANS) Unauthorised drone activities and also the bad weather caused several flight delays and diversions at Singapore's Changi airport, authorities said on Tuesday.
2019-06-25
Category: International, Singapore,Politics
Democratic ethos prevailed authoritarian mindset: Modi on Emergency
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) On the 44th anniversary of the Emergency, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday paid tributes to "all those greats who fiercely and fearlessly resisted" it, adding that the country's "democratic ethos successfully prevailed over an authoritarian mindset".
2019-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Microsoft losing on Android my 'greatest mistake': Bill Gates
San Francisco, June 25 (IANS) Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist Bill Gates has said that his "greatest mistake ever" was the company losing on the Android opportunity which has cost Microsoft nearly $400 billion and made Google the real winner.
2019-06-25
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Stray dogs maul infant to death in UP
Saharanpur (Uttar Pradesh), June 25 (IANS) In a shocking incident, a three-month old was mauled to death by stray dogs in Uttar Pradesh's Saharanpur.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Monsoons likely to hit Gujarat in 48 hours: IMD
Ahmedabad, June 24 (IANS) The south-west monsoon winds are likely to bring showers in Ahmedabad and other adjoining areas during the next 48 hours, weather officials said on Monday.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Gujarat,National,Environment/Wildlife
Oppo phone with in-display camera to launch on June 26
Beijing, June 24 (IANS) Chinese smartphone manufacturer Oppo is all set to launch its new smartphone with in-display camera technology on June 26 during Mobile World Congress 2019 Shanghai, according to media reports on Monday.
2019-06-24
Category: International, China,Technology
E-returns for AY 2018-19 up 18.65%: FinMin
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) The number of e-returns submitted for assessment year 2018-19 is 6,49,39,586 as against 5,47,30,304 filed for 2017-18, marking an increase of 18.65%.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Rajasthan BJP chief Madan Lal Saini dies at AIIMS
New Delhi/Jaipur, June 24 (IANS) Rajasthan BJP chief Madan Lal Saini, who was admitted at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences in New Delhi last week after a lung infection, died on Monday, a hospital official said. He was 75.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
PSBs infused with Rs 3.19 lakh cr capital in last five years: FinMin
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Over the last five Financial Years (FYs), public sector banks (PSBs) have been infused with capital to the extent of Rs 3.19 lakh crore, with recapitalisation of Rs 2.5 lakh crore by the government and mobilisation of over Rs 66,000 crore by PSBs themselves.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Jaishankar joins BJP, nominated to contest RS seat from Gujarat
New Delhi/Ahmedabad, June 24 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar, who was nominated to contest from a Rajya Sabha seat in Gujarat hours after he joined the BJP on Monday, landed in Ahmedabad in the evening to file his nomination on Tuesday.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
No Congress MLA forced or bribed to vote for me in RS polls: Ahmed Patel
Ahmedabad, June 24 (IANS) Senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel, facing an onslaught of questions in the Gujarat High Court during the hearing of a writ petition challenging his August 2017 Rajya Sabha victory, on Monday maintained that his party's legislators were neither threatened nor bribed into voting for him.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Gujarat,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Calcutta University adopts online entrance test for PG courses
Kolkata, June 24 (IANS) Calcutta University on Monday opted for the online entrance examination for all Post Graduation (PG) courses.
2019-06-24
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Education
Rajasthan tent collapse toll rises to 15, Gehlot visits spot
Jaipur, June 24 (IANS) The toll in the tent collapse at a religious gathering in Rajasthan's Barmer on Sunday in a storm went up to 15 while the number of injured has gone up to 70, police said.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Lone JD (U) MLA merges with ruling NDPP in Nagaland
Kohima, June 24 (IANS) The Janata Dal (United) on Monday suffered a major setback when its lone legislator in Nagaland merged with the ruling Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party (NDDP).
2019-06-24
Category: India, Nagaland,National,Politics
Industry seeks higher import duty on certain steel materials
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) India's steel industry has sought an increase in basic customs duty for certain steel materials from the government in the upcoming full-budget 2019-20.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Five detained, over 30 questioned in S. Delhi triple murder
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Probing the murder of an elderly couple and their maid in south Delhi, Delhi Police have detained five people, including boyfriend of the maid and his accomplice who are the key suspects in the case, a police officer said on Monday.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
All-round hero Shakib keeps Bangladesh in the hunt
Southampton, June 24 (IANS) Shakib Al Hasan's stellar all-round show on Monday helped Bangladesh stay in the race for a World Cup playoff spot. They beat Afghanistan by 62 runs in their 2019 ICC World Cup group stage encounter at Southampton's Rose Bowl and Shakib scored 51 off 69 balls before becoming the first Bangladeshi player to record a five-wicket haul in the tournament's history.
2019-06-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,World Cup 2019,Cricket
Another Trianmool MLA, zilla parishad members in Bengal switch to BJP
New Delhi/Kolkata, June 24 (IANS) In yet another blow to West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress, party MLA Wilson Champramary and several Zilla Parishad members from South Dinajpur district joined BJP on Monday.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
'Stranger Things' cast say franchise has evolved with age
Tokyo, June 24 (IANS) After a gap of almost two years, the cast of "Stranger Things" is back in action to woo the audience with the upcoming third season of the science-fiction horror drama.
2019-06-24
Category: International, Japan,National,Cinema/Showbiz
A drying Yamuna could endanger Taj Mahal
Agra, June 24 (IANS) The inordinate delay in granting permission for construction of a barrage on the Yamuna in Agra, about one-and-a half km from the Taj Mahal, could end up endangering the monument of love.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
IAF bombs 'Tiger Hill' again on Kargil's 20th anniversary
Gwalior, June 24 (IANS) To commemorate the 20 years of the Kargil war, the Indian Air Force (IAF) on Monday recreated the Tiger Hill attack here on Monday.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Defence/Security
Sealing cannot be done in Delhi without SC's permission: Minister
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Delhi Cabinet Minister and senior Aam Aadmi Party leader Satyendar Jain on Monday said sealing cannot be done in Delhi without the permission from the Supreme Court, as per Special Provisions Act.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Aim to supply piped drinking water to all Delhi households by 2024: Kejriwal
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday said his government is aiming to provide clean and potable piped water 24x7 to every single household of Delhi by 2024 and urged the Central government to increase Delhi's share of water which has remained unchanged since 1994.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Congress leader draws flak for remark against PM
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhary courted controversy by making objectionable remarks against Prime Minister Narendra Modi and later claimed he was misunderstood because if his poor Hindi.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Farmer's suicide: Rajasthan MP demands criminal case against Congress
Jaipur, June 24 (IANS) Nagaur MP Hanuman Beniwal, a farmer leader, on Monday, demanded that a criminal case should be registered against the Congress for making fake promises of loan waivers in their manifesto due to which farmers are committing suicide in Rajasthan.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Human Interest/Society
Gujarat's Gir lions to soon have radio collars
Ahmedabad, June 24 (IANS) The rare Asiatic lions in Gujarat's Gir forests and surrounding regions will have radio collars fitted around their necks this month, similar to the lions of the African savannah and the Serengeti.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Gujarat,National,Environment/Wildlife
Visual framing by media in debates affects public perception
New York, June 24 (IANS) Researchers have found that visual techniques used by the media in debates during elections play a big role in changing public perception.
2019-06-24
Category: International, United States,Technology
BJP leader for 'UP model' to tackle crime in Bengal
Kolkata, June 24 (IANS) Referring to Uttar Pradesh, where a number of criminals have reportedly been eliminated in a series of encounters in recent months, a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader on Monday said if voted to power, they would apply the "UP model" in West Bengal to maintain law and order.
2019-06-24
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Centre brings bill on J&K reservation in LS
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) A bill to amend the Jammu and Kashmir Reservation Act, 2004 was introduced in Lok Sabha on Monday, paving the way for people living near the International Border to get benefits of reservation in jobs, promotion and educational institutions.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Email us issues to be raised in Assembly, Stalin tells people
Chennai, June 24 (IANS) DMK President M.K. Stalin on Monday asked the people of Tamil Nadu to e-mail them the issues that need to be raised in the ensuing Assembly session beginning on June 28.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Police chiefs to devise strategy against drug abuse
Chandigarh, June 24 (IANS) Police chiefs of seven northern states -- Punjab, Rajasthan, Himachal Pradesh, J&K, Uttarakhand, UP, Delhi -- and Chandigarh will meet here on June 26 for evolving strategies against drug abuse and trafficking, according to Manoj Yadava, Haryana Director General of Police (DGP), on Monday.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security
World-class varsities' leaders welcome JGU to QS Global Rankings
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Top academics across the world have welcomed the entry of O.P. Jindal Global University into the top 1,000 ranks in the 2020 edition of the QS World University Rankings.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
SC dismisses plea against Maratha quota in PG courses
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed a plea challenging the validity of Maharashtra government's ordinance granting 16 per cent reservation to Marathas in admission to post-graduate medical and dental courses in the current academic year.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Immigration/Law/Rights
Shakib first Bangladesh cricketer to score 1000 runs in World Cup
Southampton, June 24 (IANS) Shakib Al Hasan on Monday became to first Bangladesh cricketer to score 1,000 runs in World Cups against Afghanistan here.
2019-06-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,World Cup 2019,Cricket