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BJP believes in beating up girls: Rahul
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday hit out at BJP for Banaras Hindu University (BHU) violence, saying "this is their philosophy to beat up girls".
2017-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Two held for fatally shooting APMC security official
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) A 17-year-old youth and a young man have been arrested for fatally shooting an Assistant Security Officer of APMC (Agricultural Produce Market Committee) in north-west Delhi earlier this month, police said on Tuesday.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Time to implement your well-meaning statements on Kashmir, government urged
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) A citizen group led by former Union Minister Yashwant Sinha on Tuesday urged the Central government to start the dialogue process with all stakeholders in Jammu and Kashmir to restore peace and normalcy as the "well-intentioned statements" by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Rajnath Singh have raised hopes.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Kashmir,Politics
BHU students protest in Delhi, demand VC's ouster
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Students of the Banaras Hindu University (BHU) staged a sit-in here on Tuesday demanding resignation of BHU Vice Chancellor G.C. Tripathi.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Bengaluru: NCC cadet drowns as friends click selfies nearby
Bengaluru, Sep 26 (IANS) A trekking expedition by a 25-member National Cadet Corps (NCC) team ended in a tragedy as one of them drowned, even as his colleagues were busy clicking selfies on the edge of a pond at Kanakapura near here, police said on Tuesday.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Education
Suspect in Delhi double murder case commits suicide
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) A man suspected of murdering his wife and his maternal cousin in north Delhi committed suicide in Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur Dehat district on Tuesday, police said.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
GJM calls off shutdown in Darjeeling hills after Rajnath's appeal
Kolkata, Sep 26 (IANS) The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) on Tuesday announced the withdrawal of its indefinite shutdown in the northern West Bengal hills, and that the situation would return to normalcy from 6 a.m. on Wednesday.
2017-09-26
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Shameful that Patel's statue being made in China: Rahul
Morbi (Gujarat), Sep 26 (IANS) Mocking the Narendra Modi government's "Make in India" programme, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday said it was "shameful" that Sardar Patel's iconic statue in the state was being made in China.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Gujarat,National,Politics
ED begins probe against Iqbal Kaskar
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate on Tuesday said it has started an investigation against underworld don Dawood Ibrahim's brother Iqbal Ibrahim Kaskar, and three others for extortion and illegal transfer of property.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Business/Economy
NCC cadet drowns as friends busy posing for selfie near Bengaluru
Bengaluru, Sep 26 (IANS) A trekking expedition by a 25-member National Cadet Corps (NCC) team ended in a tragedy as one of them drowned, even as his colleagues clicked a selfie on the edge of a pond at Kanakapura near Bengaluru, police said on Tuesday.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Education
Duleep Trophy Final: Gohil, Sundar put India Red in driver's seat
Lucknow, Sep 26 (IANS) The India Red spin duo of Vijay Gohil and Washington Sundar shared five wickets between them to restrict India Blue to 185/5 at the end of the second day of the Duleep Trophy final at the Ekana International Cricket Stadium here on Tuesday.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,Sports,Cricket
Two-member committee formed to probe shuttler's death
Kolkata, Sep 26 (IANS) A two-member committee was on Tuesday formed to probe 18-year old shuttler Niharendu Mallick who died last week.
2017-09-26
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Badminton
Delhi Metro Phase IV proposal to be sent to Centre
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday said the proposal on Phase IV of Delhi Metro, involving extensions of the existing lines and one new, will be soon sent to the Union Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs for approval.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Driver who dragged accident victim for nearly a km held
Chandigarh, Sep 26 (IANS) The Punjab Police on Tuesday arrested a man who had dragged a student under his car for almost one km after hitting the victim's bike last week.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Modi invites French firms to benefit from investment opportunities
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday invited French companies to take advantage of the improving business climate and growing investment opportunities in India.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Diplomacy
Tamil Thalaivas edge past Gujarat Fortunegiants in PKL-5
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Captain Ajay Thakur produced a remarkable performance in the last five minutes as Tamil Thalaivas pulled off a miraculous victory to beat Gujarat Fortunegiants 35-34 in the fifth edition of the Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) at the Thyagaraj Sports Complex here on Tuesday.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Divyang Sarathi mobile app for disabled launched
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Minister for Social, Justice and Empowerment Thaawarchand Gehlot on Tuesday launched the beta version of Divyang Sarathi mobile application, aiming to provide all relevant information pertaining to persons with disabilities.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights,Technology,Human Interest/Society
Honeypreet continues to elude embarrassed Haryana Police
New Delhi/Chandigarh, Sep 26 (IANS) Embarrassed by the fact that fugitive Honeypreet, a close aide of jailed Dera Sacha Sauda sect chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, had emerged in Delhi and sought anticipatory transit bail from the Delhi High Court, the Haryana Police on Tuesday conducted raids in and around Delhi.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Human Interest/Society
Report blames BHU administration for violence, opposition demands VC's sacking
Lucknow/Varanasi, Sep 26 (IANS) A report by the Varanasi Commissioner on the violence in the BHU, submitted on Tuesday, has blamed the varsity administration for Saturday's violence and baton-charge on protesting students.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Education
Karunanidhi is fine: Stalin
Chennai, Sep 26 (IANS) DMK President M. Karunanidhi is doing well, his son and party leader M.K. Stalin said here on Tuesday.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Puri assures J&K of support in urban sector
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Union Housing and Urban Affairs Minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Tuesday assured the government and people of Jammu and Kashmir of priority consideration and all possible assistance in all matters of urban development.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Kashmir,Politics,Business/Economy
Guwahati set to host South Asian Boxing Championship in December
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) The Boxing Federation of India (BFI) on Tuesday unveiled its 2017-18 calendar which includes the prestigious South Asian Championship to be held in Guwahati from December 6-10.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
RTI activist found beaten to death in MP
Morena/Bhopal, Sep 26 (IANS) An RTI activist, Mukesh Dubey, was found beaten to death on Tuesday morning in Morena district of Madhya Pradesh, police said.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Taxes on petro products fetch government Rs 2.67 lakh crore (Lead, superseding earlier story)
Bhopal, Sep 26 (IANS) Crude oil prices in the international market have come substantially down, but surprisingly the prices of petroleum products in India are on the rise, pinching the common man's pocket. But then where is the huge money, being earned through several hikes in indirect taxes, going?
2017-09-26
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights,Business/Economy
Dozens held in Calabrian mafia cocaine bust
Milan, Sep 26 (IANS/AKI) Italian Police on Tuesday arrested 24 Calabrian mafia or 'Ndrangheta suspects in the northern Lombardy region and in Reggio Calabria in an operation against an alleged cocaine trafficking racket run by prominent 'Ndrangheta clans.
2017-09-26
Category: International, Italy,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Hired over 1,000 ATCs in the last one-and-a-half years: AAI
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) State-owned Airports Authority of India (AAI) on Tuesday said that it has hired over 1,000 Air Traffic Controllers (ATCs) during the last one-and-a- half years.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Online Islamic terror recruitment threat undervalued: Pinotti
Rome, Sep 26 (IANS/AKI) Security agencies have for too long underestimated the perils posed by jihadist terrorists who use the internet to recruit, Italy's Defence Minister Roberta Pinotti said, urging countries to regain lost ground.
2017-09-26
Category: International, Italy,Terrorism
Aid for Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh must be redoubled: UN
Geneva, Sep 26 (IANS/AKI) The UN refugee agency on Tuesday urged countries to double their aid to nearly half a million Rohingya refugees who have fled to Bangladesh from violence in Myanmar, warning that hardship in the packed refugee camps could worsen further.
2017-09-26
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Religion,Immigration/Law/Rights,Defence/Security
Dastun India launches redi-Go Gold
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Automobile manufacturer Datsun India on Tuesday launched hatchback "redi-GO GOLD 1.0L" priced from Rs 369,737.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Maharashtra, South Korea ink MoU for infra projects
Mumbai, Sep 26 (IANS) The Maharashtra government and South Korea signed a MoU for cooperation in construction major infra projects in the state including the upcoming 706 km Mumbai-Nagpur Expressway, an official said here on Tuesday.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Diplomacy,Business/Economy
Salman expects Bigg Boss 11 contestants to behave properly
Mumbai, Sep 26 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Salman Khan who is gearing up for the upcoming season of Bigg Boss 11 says he expects all the participants to behave properly.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Cinema/Showbiz
GJM withdraws Darjeeling shutdown
Kolkata, Sep 26 (IANS) The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) on Tuesday announced the withdrawal of its indefinite shutdown in the northern West Bengal hills, and that the situation would return to normalcy from 6 a.m. on Wednesday.
2017-09-26
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Delhi-Bikaner direct flight launched
Jaipur, Sep 26 (IANS) Union Minister of Civil Aviation Ashok Gajpati Raju on Tuesday launched Delhi-Bikaner-Delhi flight under the central government's regional air connectivity scheme.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics,Business/Economy
PM doesn't understand role of a father to feel for BHU students: Congress
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Demanding a probe into the BHU violence by an all-party panel of senior MPs, the Congress on Tuesday in a personal dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi said he "doesn't understand the role of a father" to empathise with the problems of the protesting women at the university, "who were like his daughters".
2017-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Education
Ashok Choudhury removed as Bihar Congress chief
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday removed Ashok Choudhary as the Bihar Pradesh Congress Committee (BPCC) chief with immediate effect.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Gujarat government talks to Hardik, no headway
Gandhinagar, Sep 26 (IANS) The much-awaited talks over the vexed Patel reservation issue initiated by the Gujarat government with the Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti ended in a whimper, with the former glossing over the key quota issue while promising to consider forming a commission for the welfare of non-reserved castes.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
President bats for gender parity
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Pointing out that India's developmental goals are meaningless without gender parity, President Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday said participation of Indian women in science was distressingly small.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Science/Tech,Technology,Human Interest/Society
Sharif slams judiciary, to be indicted in graft cases on Oct 2
Islamabad, Sep 26 (IANS) Former Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday once again slammed the judiciary for rejecting his appeal against his disqualification from office and reaffirmed he would fight a legal battle to clear his name.
2017-09-26
Category: International, Pakistan,Immigration/Law/Rights,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Durga Puja begins in West Bengal
Kolkata, Sep 26 (IANS) Dressed to the nines and swaying to the thrum of dhaaks (drums), residents of West Bengal plunged into merriment on Tuesday marking the first day of Durga Puja - the biggest festival in this part of the world.
2017-09-26
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Religion,Art/Culture/Books
Create India of freedom fighters' dreams, PM tells young IAS officers
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday asked young IAS officers to focus on subjects such as GST implementation and boosting digital transactions and urged them to work towards creating by 2022 an India the freedom fighters dreamt of.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Delhi HC rejects Honeypreet's anticipatory bail plea
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Tuesday dismissed the anticipatory bail plea of Honeypreet Insan, the "adopted daughter" of the now jailed Dera Sacha Sauda sect chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Enjoy Goa responsibly, Tourism Minister tells visitors
Panaji, Sep 26 (IANS) In a message to tourists ahead of the World Tourism Day on Wednesday, Goa Tourism Minister Manohar Ajgaonkar asked visitors to "enjoy Goa in a responsible manner".
2017-09-26
Category: India, Goa,National,Business/Economy
Sexual exploitation against children spreading like epidemic: Satyarthi
Bhubaneswar, Sep 26 (IANS) Nobel Peace laureate Kailash Satyarthi on Tuesday said sexual exploitation of children has spread like an epidemic in the country and called upon people to fight against the evil.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Orissa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Education
Rs 90,669 cr collected from GST in August with 55% traders filing returns
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) The government revenue collection from GST for August stood at Rs 90,669 crore with only 55 per cent traders having filed returns so far.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
India, US reaffirm commitment to combat terrorism
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) India and the US on Tuesday reaffirmed their commitment to combat the global scourge of terrorism when visiting US Defense Secretary James Mattis called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi here.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism,Diplomacy
Saubhagya, a new scheme or deadline pushed back, some ask on Twitter
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) The launch of a scheme for total electrification by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday evoked some caustic comments on Twitter with some stating that the government had pushed its own target further by a year.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
MPs, experts for early passage of Motor Vehicles Bill
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Experts and MPs on Tuesday called for early enactment of the Motor Vehicles Amendment Bill, a decision pending with the Select Committee of the Rajya Sabha.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Human Interest/Society
Things are not clicking for Aussies, says Manish Pandey
Bengaluru, Sep 26 (IANS) India middle-order batsman Manish Pandey on Tuesday said that unlike India, things are not clicking for the down and out Australia team and that is the reason for their failure in the tour.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Cricket
Sharad Yadav calls Nitish Kumar selfish, betrayer
Patna, Sep 26 (IANS) JD-U rebel leader and former party President Sharad Yadav on Tuesday called Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar a "selfish" person and a "betrayer" for breaking the Grand Alliance and forming a new government with the BJP.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
India cloud centre will spur economic activity: Google
Bengaluru, Sep 26 (IANS) Technology giant Google's India cloud centre, slated to become operational in Mumbai by the end of 2017, will spur economic activity in the country, a top executive from the company said on Tuesday.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy,Technology
Dehradun Rockers trounce MP Warriors to reach IJPL semis
Dubai, Sep 26 (IANS) Dehradun Rockers thrashed MP Warriors by 69 runs to enter the semi-finals of the inaugural Indian Junior Players League (IJPL) at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium here on Tuesday.
2017-09-26
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
India U-17 football coach tags team as inexperienced
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) India Under-17 football team head coach Luís Norton de Matos on Tuesday tagged his side as inexperienced in comparison to other sides in the World Cup, to be held in October in six venues of the country.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football,FIFA U-17 World Cup
BJD MLA's bail plea rejected in chit fund scam
Bhubaneswar, Sep 26 (IANS) A court here on Tuesday rejected the bail plea of BJD legislator Pravat Biswal, who was arrested by the CBI in connection with Seashore chit fund scam in Odisha.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Orissa,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
WagonR scales 2 million cumulative wholesales
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Maruti Suzuki's popular hatchback WagonR has scaled two million sales in cumulative wholesales, the company said here on Tuesday.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Guwahati set to host South Asian Boxing Championship in December
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) The Boxing Federation of India (BFI) on Tuesday unveiled its 2017-18 calendar which includes the prestigious South Asian Championship to be held in Guwahati from December 6-10.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Extend power subsidy to tenants in Delhi: CM to minister
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday asked state Power Minister Satyendar Jain to prepare a plan to pass on the government subsidy on power tariff to tenants in the city, an official said.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Milkha Singh unveils wax figure for Delhi's Madame Tussauds
Chandigarh, Sep 26 (IANS) 'Flying Sikh' Milkha Singh on Tuesday unveiled his first wax figure for the upcoming Madame Tussauds in Delhi.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Punjab,Sports,Athletics,Other Sports
'Six White House advisers used private email accounts'
Washington, Sep 26 (IANS) At least six of US President Donald Trump's closest advisers occasionally used private email addresses for official White House business, current and former officials have said.
2017-09-26
Category: International, United States,Politics
Delhi HC rejects Honeypreet's anticipatory bail plea
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Tuesday dismissed the anticipatory bail plea of Honeypreet Insan, the "adopted daughter" of the now jailed Dera Sacha Sauda sect chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident
ED begins probe against Iqbal Kaskar
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate on Tuesday said it has started an investigation against underworld don Dawood Ibrahim's brother Iqbal Ibrahim Kaskar, and three others for extortion and illegal transfer of property.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Terrorism,Crime/Disaster/Accident
CBI issues fresh summons to Lalu Prasad, Tejashwi in IRCTC case
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) The CBI on Tuesday issued fresh summons -- third in this month -- to RJD chief Lalu Prasad and his son Tejashwi Yadav in the ongoing probe into alleged irregularities in IRCTC hotels' contract case.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Sharjah-bound Keralites can get driving licence in Kerala soon
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 26 (IANS) Driving licenses valid in Sharjah to be issued in Kerala for those going to the UAE, an Arabic Study Centre in Kerala -- are among the recommendations accepted in principle by the visiting Supreme Council Member and ruler of Sharjah Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, said a joint communique issued by Sharjah and the Kerala government on Tuesday night.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Kerala,National,Diaspora,Diplomacy
India submits bid to host FIFA U-20 World Cup (Lead, correcting second para)
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) India has officially submitted its bid to host the Under-20 football World Cup, All India Football Federation (AIFF) President Praful Patel confirmed on Tuesday.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Pushkar death: Court raps police for not unsealing hotel room
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) A court here on Tuesday asked the police why, despite the court's order, it has not unsealed a room in Hotel Leela Palace where former Union Minister Shashi Tharoor's wife Sunanda Pushkar was found dead in 2014.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Business/Economy
European bank pumps new funds into Moroccan SMEs
Rabat, Sep 26 (IANS/MAP) The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is helping to further increase financing to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Morocco by providing 217 million dirhams (up to 20 million euros) in local currency loans.
2017-09-26
Category: International, Malta,Business/Economy,Diplomacy
India's unity didn't allow Al-Qaeda, IS to succeed: Naqvi
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Terror outfits like Al-Qaeda and Islamic State (IS) have failed to find roots in India, thanks to the unity exuded by every section of Indian society, including Muslims, Union Minister for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said here on Tuesday.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Lahiri, Chawrasia becomes PGTI's honorary members
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Olympians Anirban Lahiri and SSP Chawrasia have been given the Honorary Membership of the Professional Golf Tour of India (PGTI) for their outstanding achievements and contribution to Indian golf, it was announced on Tuesday.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Golf
Flipkart buys mobiles repair services firm
Bengaluru, Sep 26 (IANS) Leading e-tailer Flipkart on Tuesday announced acquiring F1 Info Solutions, a mobile and IT products repair services firm, for an unspecified amount.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Technology,Business/Economy
India submits bid to host FIFA U-20 World Cup
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) India has officially submitted its bid to host the Under-20 football World Cup, All India Football Federation (AIFF) President Praful Patel confirmed on Tuesday.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Retired Major Ramesh Upadhyay gets bail in 2008 Malegaon blast case
Mumbai, Sep 26 (IANS) The Bombay High Court on Tuesday granted bail to Major Ramesh Upadhyay (retd), one of the prime accused in the 2008 Malegaon blast case, on grounds of parity.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion,Terrorism,Crime/Disaster/Accident
India says no troop deployment in Afghanistan (Roundup)
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) India on Tuesday made it clear to the US that it won't deploy troops in war-torn Afghanistan even as New Delhi and Washington pledged to eradicate the "scourge" of terrorism and to hold to account those who use it as an instrument of state policy, an apparent reference to Pakistan.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
I'm not insecure, but possessive: Sania Mirza
Mumbai, Sep 26 (IANS) Indian star Sania Mirza says that when it comes to her personal life, she is not insecure about her relationships but is possessive about them.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Sports
Never liked the idea of remakes, says Mahesh Babu
Chennai, Sep 26 (IANS) Superstar Mahesh Babu, whose Telugu-Tamil spy thriller "Spyder" is releasing on Wednesday, says he has never liked the idea of remaking a film.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
'Boosting investor confidence must to arrest decline in investment'
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Welcoming Commerce Minister Suresh Prabhu's move to convene a meeting with industry associations to discuss issues affecting industrial growth, India Inc on Tuesday said the key lies in boosting investors confidence.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Kashmir's longest surviving militant commander killed
Srinagar, Sep 26 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir's longest surviving militant commander, Qayoom Nazar, was killed on Tuesday by security forces when he was trying to sneak into India from Pakistan.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism,Defence/Security
UN: 480,000 Rohingya refugees have fled to Bangladesh
Dhaka, Sep 26 (IANS) The UN office in Bangladesh on Tuesday said 480,000 members of the Rohingya Muslim minority have crossed into the country from Myanmar over the last month.
2017-09-26
Category: International, Bangladesh,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Religion,Immigration/Law/Rights
Big B happy with inclusion of real life heroes on KBC
Mumbai, Sep 26 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan says he is glad that his TV show "Kaun Banega Crorepati" (KBC) is giving a platform to real life heroes "to come forward and talk about their initiatives and seek more participation from viewers across the country".
2017-09-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Stokes, Hales suspended from Wednesday's ODI vs Windies
London, Sep 26 (IANS) England have suspended their Test vice-captain Ben Stokes and top order batsman Alex Hales for Wednesdays fourth One-day International (ODI) against the West Indies after Stokes spent a night in prison while Hales is assisting police with their enquiries.
2017-09-26
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Erdogan warns Iraqi Kurds over independence vote
Ankara, Sep 26 (IANS) Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday said Iraqi Kurds could go hungry as a result of the punitive measures it is considering after a referendum on independence for Iraq's Kurdistan region.
2017-09-26
Category: International, Turkey,Politics,Diplomacy
Arijit to perform for mental health cause
Mumbai, Sep 26 (IANS) Popular singer Arijit Singh will perform here on November 12 to create awareness about mental health illnesses.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Government committed to making India clean by 2019: Naidu
Gadag (Karnataka), Sep 26 (IANS) Stating that the number of Indians defecating in the open has come down from 60 crore in 2014 to 30 crore in 2017, Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday said the government is committed to achieving "Clean India" by October 2, 2019.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society
Rahul attacks Modi's Gujarat model, demonetisation, strikes a chord
Tankara (Saurashtra, Gujarat), Sep 26 (IANS) Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday held out an assurance that if voted to power in Gujarat and subsequently in the country his party would provide a government for the poor, the farmers and small-scale industry unlike the present Narendra Modi regime.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Gujarat,National,Politics
'India suffering significant economic consequences due to smuggling'
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) India is suffering significant economic, health and safety consequences as a result of widespread smuggling and counterfeiting in the country, said a senior government official on Tuesday.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Business/Economy
ED attaches properties worth Rs 13 crore in NSEL case
Mumbai, Sep 26 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate on Tuesday said that it has attached 21 immovable properties of Radhey Trading company worth over Rs 13 crore in its ongoing investigation into the Rs 5,600 crore National Stock Exchange Limited (NSEL) case.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Business/Economy,Crime/Disaster/Accident
India, US discuss deepening defence ties, maritime security
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) India and the US on Tuesday discussed deepening defence ties and enhancing trade and technology cooperation, with Washington expressing interest in expanding maritime security engagement amid China's growing aggression in South China sea.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Pandya knows how to play in different situations: Dravid
Vijayawada, Sep 26 (IANS) Heaping praise on Indias new sensation Hardik Pandya, India A coach Rahul Dravid said the Baroda all-rounder knows how to play in all kinds of situations.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Sports,Cricket
Madame Tussauds Delhi to open on December 1
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) The first India property of iconic wax museum Madame Tussauds, will open its doors here on December 1.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Over 80 kg betel nuts seized in Assam
Kolkata, Sep 26 (IANS) The Border Security Force (BSF) and Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) on Tuesday seized over 86 kilos of betel nuts in 910 bags valued at Rs 2.6 crore, in Assam's Cachar district, officials said.
2017-09-26
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Withdraw Darjeeling shutdown, come for talks, Rajnath urges GJM
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday appealed to the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) to withdraw its indefinite shutdown in the Darjeeling hills and invited them for talks for an amicable solution of the issue.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Reliance Infra to participate in government's bullet train project
Mumbai, Sep 26 (IANS) Infrastructure major Reliance Infrastructure on Tuesday said it will participate in the "very ambitious" Rs 1 lakh crore bullet train project of the Indian Railways.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
3-day India Mobile Congress 2017 to start from Wednesday
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Communications Minister Manoj Sinha on Tuesday announced that the first ever mobile, Internet and technology event in India -- India Mobile Congress 2017 -- will begin from Wednesday and continue till September 29.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology,Business/Economy
Sterling K. Brown goes shirtless at Ellen DeGeneres's request
Los Angeles, Sep 26 (IANS) Actor Sterling K. Brown showed his playful side for a skit that had him riding shirtless on a toy tractor when he appeared on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show".
2017-09-26
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Report on multi-crore solar scam submitted to Kerala CM
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 26 (IANS) The report into a multi-crore solar energy investment fraud, which rocked the Oommen Chandy government in 2013, was submitted to Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Tuesday.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Business/Economy
Gauri Khan to design sets for Cirque le Soir's India debut (Lead, correcting para 2)
Mumbai, Sep 26 (IANS) Celebrity interior designer Gauri Khan will lend her creativity to design the sets for a 'one night only' party by London nightclub Cirque le Soir here next month.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Lifestyle/Fashion
Taxes on petro products fetch government Rs 2.67 lakh crore
Bhopal, Sep 26 (IANS) Crude oil prices in the international market have come substantially down, but surprisingly the prices of petroleum products in India are on the rise, pinching the common man's pocket. But then where is the huge money, being earned through several hikes in indirect taxes, going?
2017-09-26
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,Business/Economy
Truecaller's update for iOS app to filter out junk texts
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Leading communication app Truecaller on Tuesday announced the addition of a new spam-filtering feature for iOS app that will filter out SMS and MMS spam from iMessage and send them to a junk tab.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
'Boosting investors confidence must to arrest decline in investment'
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Welcoming Commerce Minister Suresh Prabhu's move to convene a meeting with industry associations to discuss issues affecting industrial growth, industry body Ficci said on Tuesday that the key lies in boosting investors confidence.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
CBI chargesheet against Yadav Singh, family in DA case
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) The CBI has filed a chargesheet against former Chief Engineer of Noida Authority Yadav Singh and his family members in connection with a disproportinate assets (DA) case, the investigative agency said on Tuesday.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
US wants diplomatic solution to North Korea problem: Mattis
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) US wants to resolve the North Korean problem diplomatically, visiting Defence Secretary James Mattis said on Tuesday.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Gasly to replace Kvyat for Toro Rosso at Malaysian F1 meet
Madrid, Sep 26 (IANS) Pierre Gasly is to replace Russian Daniil Kvyat of Toro Rosso at this weekend's Malaysian Formula 1 Grand Prix, the French team announced on Tuesday.
2017-09-26
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Motorsports
Don't act big in Pakistan, Chinese enterprises told
Beijing, Sep 26 (IANS) Chinese-funded enterprises doing business in Pakistan should avoid flaunting economic and technical superiority and instead value the common interests of both countries, Chinese experts have said.
2017-09-26
Category: International, China,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Business/Economy,Diplomacy
Samir Kochhar joins 'The Test Case'
Mumbai, Sep 26 (IANS) Actor Samir Kochhar will be seen playing an influential character in ALTBalajis "The Test Case", headlined by actress Nimrat Kaur.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Indoor Asiad: Tania-Padmini settle for bronze in team chess event
Ashgabat (Turkmenistan), Sep 26 (IANS) Indian chess players Tania Sachdev and Padmini Rout settled for bronze in the Womens Rapid Team event at the Asian Indoor Games here on Tuesday.
2017-09-26
Category: International, Turkmenistan,Sports,Other Sports
AFC Cup: Bengaluru FC to focus on clearing Istiklol test (Preview)
Dushanbe (Tajikistan), Sep 26 (IANS) Bengaluru FC coach Albert Roca says his side would forget for a while that they are a step away from a second consecutive AFC Cup final and focus on getting one half of the job done when his team take on FC Istiklol in the first leg of the zonal final at the Hisor Central Stadium here on Wednesday.
2017-09-26
Category: International, Tajikistan,Sports,Football
MP businessman, wife become Jain ascetics, leave behind toddler
Neemuch/Surat, Sep 26 (IANS) There is no age for choosing to renounce the world, says the family of Madhya Pradesh businessman couple Sumit Rathore and his wife Anamika who have become Jain ascetics, leaving behind their around three year-old daughter.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Religion,Business/Economy,Human Interest/Society
BJP MP Varun Gandhi supports Rohingyas, sparks row
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Contradicting his party and government line, BJP MP Varun Gandhi has stoked a controversy by advocating asylum to Rohingya Muslims who have fled persecution in Myanmar and are at the verge of being thrown out of India on security concerns.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Zareen continues to work despite illness
Mumbai, Sep 26 (IANS) Actress Zareen Khan is down with viral fever, but is still committed to her work.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Ghaziabd AAP holds protest against high fuel prices
Ghaziabad, Sep 26 (IANS) The AAP's local unit protested rise in the prices of petroleum products on Tuesday and submitted a memorandum addressed to Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Gauri Khan designs sets for Cirque le Soir's India debut
Mumbai, Sep 26 (IANS) Celebrity interior designer Gauri Khan has lent her creativity to design the sets for a 'one night only' party by London nightclub Cirque le Soir here ahead of Halloween's Day.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Lifestyle/Fashion
Demi Moore, daughter had a great time as roommates
Los Angeles, Sep 26 (IANS) Actress Rumer Willis says she had a great time living with her mother and actress Demi Moore while shooting for "Empire".
2017-09-26
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Telecom sector under stress, banks not lending: Anil Ambani
Mumbai, Sep 26 (IANS) Reliance Group Chairman Anil Ambani on Tuesday said the telecom sector is under stress and banks are not extending any credit.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Business/Economy
Equities close marginally lower on global cues, foreign fund outflows (Roundup)
Mumbai, Sep 26 (IANS) Extending losses for the sixth consecutive session, key Indian equity indices on Tuesday closed marginally in the red as rising tensions in the Korean Peninsula, coupled with continuous outflow of foreign of funds, dented investors' risk-taking appetite.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Ant-dengue antibodies may prevent Zika infectio
Washington, Sep 26 (IANS) An anti-dengue antibody-based drug could potentially protect a mother and her foetus from the deadly Zika virus as well, suggests new research.
2017-09-26
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
JNU administration warns against GSCASH elections
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) The Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) administration on Tuesday warned its students against holding GSCASH elections.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Human Interest/Society
Sooraj Thapar dons lady avatar for TV show
Mumbai, Sep 26 (IANS) Actor Sooraj Thapar will disguise himself and appear as a woman in the popular comedy show "Hum Paanch Phir Se".
2017-09-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Gujarat being run by remote control, Modi model has to change: Rahul
Morbi (Gujarat), Sep 26 (IANS) On the second day of his Navsarjan Yatra in Saurashtra region, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday said the people of Gujarat, including farmers, small traders and labourers work hard but the benefits are reaped by five-10 industrialists and this "Modi Model" has to be changed.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Gujarat,National,Politics
Big responsibility to play a national hero: Gippy Grewal
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Actor-singer Gippy Grewal, who will be seen portraying the role of Subedar Joginder Singh for a biopic titled on the martyr's name, says it is a big responsibility to play a national hero on screen.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Mushran excited about working with Bollywood divas (Movie Snippets)
Mumbai, Sep 26 (IANS) "Saudagar" fame actor Vivek Mushran says "Veere Di Wedding" is a special film for him as he will get to work with Bollywood divas like Kareena Kapoor Khan and Sonam Kapoor.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Ghaziabad trader found dead in shop
Ghaziabad, Sep 26 (IANS) A 75-year-old cloth merchant was found dead inside his shop here on Tuesday morning, police said.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
David Harquail appointed Chairman of World Gold Council
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) The World Gold Council on Tuesday said it has appointed President and Chief Executive of Franco-Nevada Corporation David Harquail as its new Chairman.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Bharti Airtel deploys 5G capable technology
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Bharti Airtel on Tuesday announced the deployment of Indias first state-of-the-art Massive Multiple-Input Multiple-Output (MIMO) technology, a key enabler for 5G networks.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology,Business/Economy
140 pro-independence websites shut down in Catalonia
Barcelona, Sep 26 (IANS) Spanish security operations to thwart a controversial secession referendum in the northeastern region of Catalonia were continuing on Tuesday as online operations rendered over 140 pro-independence web pages inaccessible.
2017-09-26
Category: International, Spain,Politics,Technology
Shweta Tripathi set for Tamil debut
Chennai, Sep 26 (IANS) "Masaan" fame Shweta Tripathi is all set to make her Tamil debut with a yet-untitled project, to be set in Kodaikanal, its director Saravanan Rajhendran said.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
I need to play a role in shaping minds: Sona Mohapatra
Mumbai, Sep 26 (IANS) Singer Sona Mohapatra says it is her responsibility as an artiste to change the mind set in a society with her music and her views.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Kandla Port renamed Deendayal Port
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) The Kandla Port Trust has been renamed Deendayal Port Trust, the Shipping Ministry announced on Tuesday.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Government forms High Level 5G India 2020 Forum
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Aiming to keep pace with the global rollout of 5G, the Indian government has set up a High Level 5G India 2020 Forum, Communications Minister Manoj Sinha said here on Tuesday.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology,Business/Economy
Hackers broke into Deloitte, accessed client emails
London, Sep 26 (IANS) A sophisticated cyber attack on accountancy firm Deloitte has reportedly compromised the confidential emails and plans of some of its blue-chip clients, the Guardian reported, adding that the hackers might have accessed its client's usernames, passwords and personal details.
2017-09-26
Category: International, United Kingdom,Defence/Security,Technology,Business/Economy
Bayern facing a potentially explosive match against PSG
Paris, Sep 26 (IANS) For various reasons, Bayern Munich's UEFA Champions League group stage match against Paris St Germain this Wednesday evening could not be of greater importance. It is the top duel between two diametrically opposed football ideologies and is seen in Germany as being potentially explosive.
2017-09-26
Category: International, France,Sports,Football
Sharif being provided 'official protocol' is shameful: Imran Khan
Islamabad, Sep 26 (IANS) Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan on Tuesday expressed outrage over deposed Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif being accorded "official protocol" at the Islamabad airport upon his return from abroad.
2017-09-26
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Minister slams BJP MP Varun Gandhi for saying don't deport Rohingyas
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) BJP MP Varun Gandhi -- Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi's first cousin -- has batted for asylum to Rohingya Muslims who have fled persecution in Myanmar, sparking ire from a junior minister over national security concerns.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights,Diplomacy
Three more Omanis arrested in Hyderabad marriage racket
Hyderabad, Sep 26 (IANS) Continuing its crackdown on aged Arab nationals marrying minor girls, Hyderabad police on Tuesday arrested three more Omani citizens and two qazis.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Defence/Security,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Ojha not in Bengal squad for first two Ranji Trophy matches
Kolkata, Sep 26 (IANS) India left-arm spinner Pragyan Ojha was on Tuesday not named in Bengal's squad for the first two Ranji Trophy cricket matches against Services and Chhattisgarh.
2017-09-26
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
China disrupts WhatsApp ahead of Party Congress
Beijing, Sep 26 (IANS) China has blocked the world's most popular instant messaging app WhatsApp, cranking up the Internet censorship ahead of the crucial Communist Party Congress in October.
2017-09-26
Category: International, China,Politics,Technology
Reliance Power to look at growth opportunities in commercial coal mining
Mumbai, Sep 26 (IANS) Reliance Power on Tuesday said it will look at growth opportunities in the commercial coal mining segment.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Man gains consciousness after 15 years in vegetative state
London, Sep 26 (IANS) In a rare instance, a 35-year-old man in France who had been in a vegetative state for 15 years has shown signs of consciousness for the first time after neurosurgeons administered a nerve stimulation therapy.
2017-09-26
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
Chelsea visit Wanda Stadium to clash with Atletico Madrid
Madrid, Sep 26 (IANS) Atletico Madrid entertain Chelsea in their new Wanda Metropolitan stadium here in what seems likely to be a close fought battle on Wednesday.
2017-09-26
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Sweden-based organic coffee chain Wheelys arrives in India (Lead, correcting headline)
Noida, Sep 26 (IANS) Sweden-based Wheelys, a first of its kind 'Cafe on wheels', is making its foray into India with its first organic coffee chain here.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Dabur India launches 30 products on Amazon's global platform
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) In a bid to reach out to customers globally, fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) major Dabur India on Tuesday said it has tied up with global e-commerce giant Amazon to launch around 30 products on the platform.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine
Honeypreet moves Delhi High Court for anticipatory bail
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Honeypreet Insan, the "adopted daughter" of the now jailed Dera Sacha Sauda sect chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, on Tuesday moved an anticipatory bail plea in the Delhi High Court apprehending threat to her life in Haryana.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Demonetisation caused 0.4% decline in GDP: Surjit Bhalla
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Demonetisation affected the country's growth rate negatively, which led to GDP dipping to 5.7 per cent in the first quarter of 2017-18, while the Goods and Services Tax (GST) did not have much role in the decline, economist Surjit Bhalla said on Tuesday.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Marquez resigns as Las Palmas coach after 6 games in charge
Madrid, Sep 26 (IANS) Manolo Marquez has resigned as the head coach of Spanish top-division football club Las Palmas, it was announced on Tuesday morning.
2017-09-26
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Indian Army pushes back Pakistani intruders in J&K
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) The Indian Army on Tuesday thwarted an attempt by Pakistan's Border Action Team to intrude into Indian territory and attack an Army post in Keran sector of Jammu and Kashmir.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Defence/Security
Raid-de-Himalaya set to capture high mountain passes
Shimla, Sep 26 (IANS) The 19th edition of Maruti Suzuki Raid-de-Himalaya, one of the world's toughest off-road motor rallies, will begin from the picturesque resort of Manali on October 8, rally organisers said on Tuesday.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,Sports,Motorsports
Lathicharge on students not acceptable: Manoj Sinha
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Lathicharge on students, especially female students, is totally unacceptable and strong action would be taken against those involved in the Banaras Hindu University (BHU) incident, Minister of State for Communications Manoj Sinha said here on Tuesday.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Education
Shutdown against braid chopping in Kulgam
Srinagar, Sep 26 (IANS) A protest shutdown was observed on Tuesday in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam district against mysterious braid chopping incidents.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
SIT to probe TV journalist's murder in Tripura
Agartala, Sep 26 (IANS) The Tripura government on Tuesday decided to constitute an SIT headed by a senior IPS officer to probe the brutal murder of local television journalist Santanu Bhowmik and to give Rs 10 lakh to the bereaved family, a Minister said.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Tripura,National,Media,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Tvesa faces stronger field in 13th leg of Hero WPGT at Jaypee Greens
Noida, Sep 26 (IANS) On a roll after bagging her second title in a matter of five starts, promising golfer Tvesa Malik will be up against the likes of Amandeep Drall and Neha Tripathi in the 13th leg of the Hero womens Pro Tour at the Jaypee Greens here from Wednesday.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,Sports,Golf
FC Goa sign MoU with 3 Shillong clubs
Shillong, Sep 26 (IANS) Indian Super League (ISL) franchise FC Goa has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with three Shillong-based football clubs here, it was announced on Tuesday.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Meghalaya,Sports,Football
Assam's opposition leader slams RTI activist's arrest under NSA
Guwahati, Sep 26 (IANS) Assam's Leader of Opposition Debabrata Saikia on Tuesday slammed the state government for arresting RTI activist Akhil Gogoi under the National security Act (NSA) and said it is not a healthy trend for democracy.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
BT, Hitachi Vantara join hands to create IoT solutions
San Francisco, Sep 26 (IANS) Global communications services provider British Telecommunications (BT) on Tuesday announced a global partnership with Hitachi Vantara, a subsidiary of Hitachi Ltd, to co-create innovative solutions in the area of industrial and enterprise Internet of Things (IoT).
2017-09-26
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Business/Economy
Panasonic 'Eluga I4' smartphone launched at Rs 8,290
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Panasonic India on Tuesday unveiled "Eluga I4" smartphone at Rs 8,290 in India. The device has 5MP selfie camera and 8MP auto-focus rear camera with LED flash.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
'Sexy Durga' denied approval for MAMI, director fights for censors' nod
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Just days after a Delhi University professor was booked for calling goddess Durga "sexy prostitute" in a Facebook post, an independent filmmaker from Thiruvananthapuram is fighting to get the censor board to approve his internationally awarded movie titled "Sexy Durga".
2017-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Southern Cinema,Politics
Haryana Police raids Delhi house for Honeypreet
New Delhi/Chandigarh, Sep 26 (IANS) The Haryana Police on Tuesday conducted raids in the national capital, including at a house in Greater Kailash, in a bid to arrest fugitive Honeypreet and Aditya Insan, close aides of jailed Dera Sacha Sauda sect chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
INS Tarasa commissioned into Indian Navy
Mumbai, Sep 26 (IANS) INS Tarasa, a Water Jet Fast Attack Craft intended for extended coastal and offshore surveillance and patrolling, was commissioned into the Indian Navy here on Tuesday.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Defence/Security
Nokia 8 with Snapdragon 835 launched at Rs 36,999
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) HMD Global on Tuesday launched Nokia 8 smartphone at Rs 36,999 that will be available in India from October 14.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Marathi film 'The Silence' to release on October 6
Mumbai, Sep 26 (IANS) "The Silence" -- a Marathi film featuring "Sairat" fame director Nagraj Manjule and Raghubir Yadav -- has been slated for a release on October 6 in Maharashtra.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Swedan based organic coffee chain Wheelys arrives in India
Noida, Sep 26 (IANS) Swedan based Wheelys, a first of its kind 'Cafe on wheels', is making its foray in India with its first organic coffee chain here.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Hit 'Refresh' to transform your life, the Satya Nadella way (Book Review)
Title: Hit Refresh; Author: Satya Nadella; Publisher: Harper Collins; Pages: 272; Price: Rs 599
2017-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Opinion/Commentary,Technology,Art/Culture/Books,Business/Economy,Features
Equities close marginally lower on weak global cues
Mumbai, Sep 26 (IANS) Extending losses for the sixth consecutive session, key Indian equity indices on Tuesday provisionally closed marginally in the red as weak global cues on the back of rising tensions in the Korean Peninsula dented investors' risk-taking appetite.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Asha Bhosle's wax statue to be unveiled on October 3 in Delhi
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Legendary singer Asha Bhosle will be unveiling her wax statue at Madame Tussauds here on October 3.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Jaitley tells French businesses to invest in Indian infrastructure
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday invited French businesses to invest in Indian infrastructure, including highways, railways, ports and airports.
2017-09-26
Category: International, India,Business/Economy
India's tea exports to Sri Lanka rise 150% in January-July 2017
Kolkata, Sep 26 (IANS) India's tea exports to Sri Lanka increased by 150 per cent to 2.5 million kg in January-July 2017 compared to one million kg exported during the like period last year, according to provisional data of Tea Board of India.
2017-09-26
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Business/Economy
Prosecution submits more evidence against Dileep in actress abduction case
Kochi, Sep 26 (IANS) The prosecution in the actress abduction case on Tuesday submitted more evidence against arrested Malayalam actor Dileep in the Kerala High Court that was hearing his bail plea.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Kerala,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Cinema/Showbiz,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Dabur India launches 30 products on Amazon's global platform
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) In a bid to reach out to customers globally, fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) major Dabur India on Tuesday said it has tied up with global e-commerce giant Amazon to launch around 30 products on the platform.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Yogi assures Manipur CM of speedy justice in youth's death
Imphal/New Delhi Sep 26 (IANS) Manipur Chief Minister N. Biren Singh on Tuesday said his Uttar Pradesh counterpart Yogi Adityanath has assured him of speedy justice in the "mysterious death" of a Manipuri youth earlier this month in Noida.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Manipur,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Ziox launches 'Astra Curve 4G' smartphone at Rs 7,299
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Domestic smartphone maker Ziox Mobiles on Monday launched its budget smartphone 'Astra Curve 4G' at Rs 7,299.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
CPI-M slams Modi, asks where is Lokpal, wants probe into Vyapam, Birla-Sahara diaries
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) on Tuesday termed as "hypocrisy" Prime Minister Narendra Modis stand of "no compromise or leniency on corruption" and demanded to know why the government had not moved ahead on Lokpal or probed scams like Vyapam and the Sahara-Birla diaries.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Atom Technologies launches POS payments app 'mGalla'
Mumbai, Sep 26 (IANS) Mumbai-based payment service provider Atom Technologies on Tuesday launched digital point of sale (POS) payments app 'mGalla' on Android platform for retailers.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy,Technology
ADB lowers India's growth forecast to 7% in 2017-18
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) The Asian Development Bank (ADB) on Tuesday lowered India's growth forecast to 7 per cent owing to weakness in private consumption, manufacturing output and business investment.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
India says no to troop deployment in Afghanistan
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) India on Tuesday ruled out troops deployment in war-torn Afghanistan even as it pledged with the US to eradicate the "scourge" of terrorism for peace and stability.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Corporates' CSR spend can act as supportive expenditure: Jaitley
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday said the CSR spend of corporates, which has become functional in the last three-to-four years after the Company Law was amended, can significantly support the public expenditure of the government.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Now cricket players will be sent off for misconduct
Dubai, Sep 26 (IANS) Under new rules effective from Thursday, cricket players can be -- like in football -- ordered off the field if they commit major offences, the International Cricket Council (ICC) announced on Tuesday.
2017-09-26
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Hockey India names 33 players for women's national camp
Bengaluru, Sep 26 (IANS) Aiming for a strong performance in the upcoming women's Asia Cup, Hockey India (HI) on Tuesday named 33 probables to participate in the four-week-long national camp here under new coach Harendra Singh.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Hockey
Will cherish working with A.R. Murugadoss: Mahesh Babu
Chennai, Sep 26 (IANS) Superstar Mahesh Babu, who is gearing up for the release of his Telugu-Tamil spy thriller "Spyder", said he will cherish working with filmmaker A.R. Murugadoss in the movie.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Agricultural insurance can have unwanted side-effects
London, Sep 26 (IANS) While agricultural insurance intends to protect farmers in developing countries from the effects of climate change, it can also have undesirable ecological and social side-effects, say researchers.
2017-09-26
Category: International, United Kingdom,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
ED books Principal Secretary to Hooda
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Tuesday said it has registered a case of money laundering against Murari Lal Tayal, who was Principal Secretary to then Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda, and three family members.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Business/Economy
England announce 21-member squad for FIFA U-17 World Cup
London, Sep 26 (IANS) The England squad for next months FIFA U-17 football World Cup was announced by head coach Steve Cooper here on Tuesday.
2017-09-26
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football,FIFA U-17 World Cup
CISF security at Mumbai Airport rated best in world
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) The CISF security at the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (CSIA) in Mumbai has been recognised as the best service in this domain by a global quality rating agency.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Business/Economy
Sachin, Aditya Thackeray sweep Bandra, PM praises
Mumbai, Sep 26 (IANS) Cricket maestro Bharat Ratna Sachin Tendulkar and Yuva Sena chief Aditya Thackeray and others picked up brooms to sweep parts of Bandra here on Tuesday, earning praise directly from Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics,Environment/Wildlife
Female Nepali journalist scales 8th highest mountain
Kathmandu, Sep 26 (IANS) A female photo journalist from Nepal on Tuesday scaled the world's eighth highest peak Mount Manaslu in Gorkha district of the Himalayan nation.
2017-09-26
Category: International, Nepal,Media,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Human Interest/Society
75,000 evacuated near Bali volcano
Jakarta, Sep 26 (IANS) Some 75,000 people were evacuated due to increasing frequency of tremors around Mount Agung, a large volcano on the Indonesian island of Bali, authorities announced on Tuesday.
2017-09-26
Category: International, Indonesia,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
India won't deploy troops in Afghanistan
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) India on Tuesday ruled out deploying troops in troubled Afghanistan even as it asserted along with the US that there will be no tolerance for safe havens for terror.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Brands keep festive spirit high on Durga Puja with 'localised approach'
Kolkata, Sep 26 (IANS) From giving fans a chance to experience an aerial view of Durga puja, launching an app to locate nearby pandals and helping consumers with maps and major attractions in the city, many brands are making sure that the festive spirit goes fun and hassle free with some of their intiatives.
2017-09-26
Category: India, West Bengal,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Religion,Business/Economy
Obamacare repeal bill 'dead' as key Republican opposes Trump
Washington, Sep 26 (IANS) A last-ditch attempt by US President Donald Trump and Senate Republicans to dismantle Obamacare collapsed as a third GOP senator has announced her opposition and left the proposal short of the votes needed to pass.
2017-09-26
Category: International, United States,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Health/Medicine
Sharjah ruler announces amnesty for those in jail for non-criminal offences
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 26 (IANS) The visiting Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi on Tuesday announced amnesty for all nationals in jail in Sharjah who have completed three years in non-criminal offences.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diplomacy
Indian American couple makes largest donation to US varsity (With: Indian American couple pledges $200 mn to transform healthcare in India)
Fort Lauderdale (Florida) Sep 26 (IANS) An Indian American doctor couple has pledged $200 million to a Florida university to advance healthcare in the state and internationally to underserved communities in India and Africa.
2017-09-26
Category: International, United States,Diaspora,Health/Medicine
Look your best during Dandiya nights with perfect make-up
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Want to look your best during the time of festivities? Opt for HD (high definition) make-up products, emerald green eyeshadow and soft coral lip shades, suggest experts.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Losing weight can help save money
New York, Sep 26 (IANS) Your efforts to get in shape may pay off literally. A new study has found that weight loss for adults at any age leads to cost savings.
2017-09-26
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
US Congress approves bill on information freedom in N. Korea
Washington, Sep 26 (IANS) The US House of Representatives has approved the reauthorisation of the North Korean Human Rights Act of 2004, with special emphasis on freedom of information in the country.
2017-09-26
Category: International, United States,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
AAP councillors protest outside Shastri Bhavan, detained
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Around three dozen Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) members and councillors protesting against high petrol and diesel prices were detained by police outside Shastri Bhavan here on Tuesday afternoon.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
IIT Kharagpur alumni develop social network for foodies
Kolkata, Sep 26 (IANS) This festive season connect with fellow foodies, spread the word about an eatery and discover exciting places to grab a bite -- courtesy Eatable, a social network for food lovers created by IIT Kharagpur alumni.
2017-09-26
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Media,Technology,Business/Economy
'Call For Fun' like big budget entertainer sans stars
Mumbai, Sep 26 (IANS) "Call For Fun" is like any other big budget film without the stars, says its director Janak Toprani.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
'One Tree Hill' stars developing semi-autobiographical show (IANS Interview)
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) "One Tree Hill" star James Lafferty says he and his former castmate and friend Stephen Colletti are working on a semi-autobiographical show titled "Everyone is Doing Great".
2017-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood,National,IANS Life
98-year-old man clears MA exam in Bihar
Patna, Sep 26 (IANS) In what could be a first of its kind, 98-year-old Raj Kumar Vaishya has passed the MA (economics) examination from Patna's Nalanda Open University (NOU) with a second division.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Bihar,National,Education,Human Interest/Society
Bolivia squad named for World Cup qualifiers
La Paz, Sep 26 (IANS) Bolivia has announced its 26-man football squad for the final 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers against Brazil and Uruguay next month.
2017-09-26
Category: International, Paraguay,Sports,Football
Fergie was nervous to kiss Milo Ventimiglia
Los Angeles, Sep 26 (IANS) Singer Fergie says she was very nervous to kiss actor Milo Ventimiglia in the music video of her single "Big girls don't cry".
2017-09-26
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
No Indian troops in Afghanistan: Sitharaman
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) India on Tuesday ruled out deploying its troops in Afghanistan but will expand its development activities to help stabilize the war-torn country.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
'Vikram Vedha' to be screened at Tokyo International Film Fest
Chennai, Sep 26 (IANS) R. Madhavan and Vijay Sethupathi starrer Tamil neo-noir crime thriller "Vikram Vedha" will have its Japanese premiere at the 30th edition of the Tokyo International Film Festival, it was announced on Tuesday.
2017-09-26
Category: International, India,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Arrest warrants against former Pakistan PM's children
Islamabad, Sep 26 (IANS) An anti-corruption court in Pakistan issued arrest warrants on Tuesday against the three children and son-in-law of the former Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif after they failed to appear for a hearing.
2017-09-26
Category: International, Pakistan,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Government forms High Level 5G India 2020 Forum
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Aiming to keep pace with the global rollout of 5G, the Indian government has set up a High Level 5G India 2020 Forum, Communications Minister Manoj Sinha said here on Tuesday.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology,Business/Economy
Biggest diamond in 100 years fetches $53 million
Ottawa, Sep 26 (IANS) The biggest diamond found in more than a century has been sold for $53 million, Canada's Lucara Diamond Corp said.
2017-09-26
Category: International, Canada,Business/Economy,Human Interest/Society
Reliance Capital to setup standalone health insurance firm
Mumbai, Sep 26 (IANS) Reliance Capital said on Tuesday said that it will setup a standalone health insurance company.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Varanasi Commissioner submits report on BHU violence, blames varsity administration
Lucknow/Varanasi, Sep 26 (IANS) Varanasi Commissioner Nitin Gokarn on Tuesday submitted a report in connection with Saturday's lathicharge on protesting students in BHU and blamed the university administration for the violence.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Defence/Security,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Education
Geo-political tensions drag equity markets lower
Mumbai, Sep 26 (IANS) Key Indian equity indices were dragged lower during the mid-afternoon trade session on Tuesday as rising tensions in the Korean Peninsula dented investors' risk-taking appetite.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Afghan jets pound Taliban hideout, kill eight
Kabul, Sep 26 (IANS) At least eight Taliban militants were killed after Afghan Air Force struck a militant hideout in the country's eastern province of Nangarhar, the Defence Ministry said on Tuesday.
2017-09-26
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism,Defence/Security
Madhavan teams up with Naga Chaitanya in 'Savyasachi'
Chennai, Sep 26 (IANS) Actor R. Madhavan, last seen on screen in Tamil crime thriller "Vikram Vedha", has landed a pivotal role in Naga Chaitanya-starrer upcoming Telugu action-thriller "Savyasachi", a source from the film's unit has said.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Corporates' CSR spend can act as supportive expenditure: Jaitley
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday said that the CSR spend of corporates, which has become functional in the last 3-4 years after the Company Law was amended, can significantly support the public expenditure of the government.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Some facial creams can even cause death, scientists warn
Bengaluru, Sep 26 (IANS) Some popular brands of facial creams that are advertised as containing "activated carbon" for better results can be harmful to the skin and even cause death, scientists say.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Science/Tech,Health/Medicine
Russian couple suspected of killing, eating 30 victims
Moscow, Sep 26 (IANS) A Russian couple have been arrested over suspicion of killing and eating at least 30 of their victims since 1999 in Krasnodar region, police said.
2017-09-26
Category: International, Russian Federation,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Alonso says F1 racing at Sepang circuit to be more difficult
Kuala Lumpur, Sep 26 (IANS) McLaren Honda's Spanish driver Fernando Alonso has said that the upcoming Formula One World Championship race at the Malaysia Grand Prix would be more difficult.
2017-09-26
Category: International, Malaysia,Sports,Motorsports
After Lalu, Tejashwi avoids CBI summons again
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) A day after RJD chief Lalu Prasad skipped the CBI probe, his son Tejashwi too did not appear before the agency on Tuesday.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Google Assistant gets search bar feature in new update
San Francisco, Sep 26 (IANS) Google Assistant has received a small but useful update that allows users to search specific information or service through a search bar.
2017-09-26
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Business/Economy
Ashutosh Rana joins Rishi Kapoor in 'Mulk'
Mumbai, Sep 26 (IANS) Actor Ashutosh Rana has come on board for filmmaker Anubhav Sinha's multi-starrer "Mulk", joining Rishi Kapoor and Rajat Kapoor.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Jared Leto gets mobbed by fans on beach
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 26 (IANS) Actor Jared Leto received a warm welcome when he visited the Ipanema beach here.
2017-09-26
Category: International, Brazil,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Working with Bhansali has been a privilege, says Shahid
Mumbai, Sep 26 (IANS) Actor Shahid Kapoor, who is gearing up for the release of "Padmavati", says it has been a privilege for him to work with filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali for the upcoming film.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
'Pretty Woman' musical sets Broadway path with Bryan Adams
Los Angeles, Sep 26 (IANS) The musical adaptation of the 1990 romantic comedy "Pretty Woman" has laid out its route to Broadway, with a team that includes musician Bryan Adams.
2017-09-26
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
My whole world is my kids: Kim Kardashian
Los Angeles, Sep 26 (IANS) Reality TV star Kim Kardashian says her two children -- North and Saint West -- mean everything to her and she doesn't mind sacrificing time with her friends.
2017-09-26
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Aanchal Munjal enjoys working on 'Dil Buffering'
Mumbai, Sep 26 (IANS) Aanchal Munjal has been roped in as the lead of upcoming series "Dil Buffering". The actress says working on a show after movies is a refreshing fun change.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Southern Cinema
Amy Jackson to make American debut with 'Supergirl'
Mumbai, Sep 26 (IANS) Actress Amy Jackson will be seen making her debut in American showbiz with the third season of superhero action-adventure television series "Supergirl".
2017-09-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Midfielder Barry breaks EPL appearance record
London, Sep 26 (IANS) Veteran midfielder Gareth Barry broke former Manchester United star Ryan Giggs' English Premier League (EPL) appearance record when he played in West Bromwich Albion's 0-2 loss to capital football club Arsenal here.
2017-09-26
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Mamata wishes Manmohan Singh on his b'day
Kolkata, Sep 26 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee wished former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on his birthday on Tuesday.
2017-09-26
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics,Diplomacy
Can't force my dream on my son, says Shilpa Shetty
Mumbai, Sep 26 (IANS) Actress Shilpa Shetty Kundra, who is gearing up for the upcoming dance reality show "Super Dancer - Chapter 2", says she doesn't believe in forcing her dream on her son.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
In jolt to Zuckerberg, China completely blocks WhatsApp
San Francisco/Beijing, Sep 26 (IANS) After blocking videos, voice chats and images on WhatsApp, China has now blocked texting on Facebook-owned popular mobile messaging service -- sending out a stern message to CEO Mark Zuckerberg who has been trying his best to re-enter the country.
2017-09-26
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Business/Economy
Say hello to heart scan to unlock your computer
New York, Sep 26 (IANS) Forget facial recognition technology or fingerprint computer identification as researchers have developed a computer security system using the dimensions of the heart as identifier.
2017-09-26
Category: International, United States,Technology
Kenya to bid for junior FIFA World Cup event
Nairobi, Sep 26 (IANS) Kenya will now bid to host either the FIFA Under-17 or Under-20 World Cup football events after being stripped of the right to stage the 2018 Africa Home Nations Championships (CHAN).
2017-09-26
Category: International, Kenya,Sports,Football
HC refuses to stay framing of charges against Tejpal
Panaji, Sep 26 (IANS) The Panaji bench of the Bombay High Court on Tuesday refused to stay the framing of charges against former Tehelka editor-in-chief Tarun Tejpal in a lower court, but also directed that the trial could begin only after the consent of the High Court.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Goa,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Media,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Taiwan bans all trade with N.Korea
Taipei, Sep 26 (IANS) The Taiwanese government on Tuesday banned all trade with North Korea, complying with various UN resolutions despite Taipei not being a member of the organisation.
2017-09-26
Category: International, Taiwan, Province Of China,Business/Economy
Brie Larson didn't feel 'pretty enough' for lead roles
Los Angeles, Sep 26 (IANS) Actress Brie Larson says she "didn't feel pretty enough" to pursue leading roles.
2017-09-26
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Caitlyn 'disappointed' over Kylie's pregnancy news
Los Angeles, Sep 26 (IANS) Reality TV personality Caitlyn Jenner is reportedly "shocked and disappointed" about her 20-year-old daughter Kylie Jenner's pregnancy reports.
2017-09-26
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Subhash Ghai, daughter want to set new standards in film education
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) The showman of Bollywood Subhash Ghai and daughter Meghna Ghai Puri's vision is to create a state-of-the-art academic institution that sets new standards of world class education in film, media and entertainment through Whistling Woods International (WWI). They are even in talks with some government bodies to build more schools.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,National,Education
Chinese daily chides Sushma over UN speech against Pakistan
Beijing, Sep 26 (IANS) A Chinese daily has slammed India's Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj for her strong criticism of Pakistan for harbouring terrorists, saying it is "politically imbecilic and unsophisticated" to think that Islamabad exports terrorism.
2017-09-26
Category: International, China,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Diplomacy
Hyper Local offers global cuisine, exotic drinks, live music (Foodie Trail-Delhi)
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) With a friendly, relaxed vibe during the day, and its ability to quickly transform into an upbeat bar when the sun goes down, newly-opened restro-pub Hyper Local brings you a blend of global cuisine, live music and exotic drinks at reasonable rates.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Art/Culture/Books,National,IANS Life
Instagram doubles monthly active advertisers to over 2 million
San Francisco, Sep 26 (IANS) Facebook-owned photo-sharing platform Instagram on Tuesday announced it has doubled its advertiser base in the past six months to reach over two million monthly active advertisers.
2017-09-26
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Business/Economy
Liberalisation led to rise of standalone family firms: Study
Hyderabad, Sep 26 (IANS) Liberalisation led to the rise of Standalone Family Firms (SFFs) in India and they were the primary drivers of accelerating the growth of the services sector in the country, reveals a study.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Business/Economy
Fiscal stimulation good, but don't deviate from fiscal consolidation (Column: Active Voice)
It is almost a certainty that the Indian economy will receive a fiscal stimulus soon on account of the government's desperate attempt to reverse the country's dipping growth rates.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Opinion/Commentary,Business/Economy
Mithali Raj's story to be told through biopic
Mumbai, Sep 26 (IANS) The life story of Mithali Raj, captain of the Indian women's cricket team, will now be told through a Bollywood biopic, Viacom18 Motion Pictures announced on Tuesday. She hopes it inspires young girls to explore sports as a career.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Sports
Samsung Galaxy Note 8: Outstanding premium device to take on new iPhones (Tech Review)
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) A two-year-long wait for Samsung Note lovers finally came to an end when the South Korean giant brought its premium flagship Galaxy Note 8 to India this month.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology,Business/Economy
Women of all age groups fit my design ideology, says Sonaakshi Raaj
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Designer Sonaakshi Raaj, who has styled Bollywood actress Kriti Sanon and Tiger Shroff , says that she caters to all those women who wants to look fashionable and have an eye to choose the right trends.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Lifestyle/Fashion
Plastic rubbish polluting remote Arctic Ocean too
London, Sep 26 (IANS) In what shows how far plastic pollution has spread, scientists on an expedition have discovered such pollution on remote frozen ice floes in the middle of the Arctic Ocean.
2017-09-26
Category: International, United Kingdom,Environment/Wildlife
Durga Puja begins in Bengal
Kolkata, Sep 26 (IANS) Dressed to the nines, residents of West Bengal plunged into merriment on Tuesday marking the first day of Durga Puja - the biggest festival in this part of the world.
2017-09-26
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Religion,Human Interest/Society
How Google searches may show who we are and what we want (Book Review)
Title: Everybody Lies - What the Internet Can Tell Us About Who We Really Are; Author: Seth Stephens-Davidowitz; Publisher: Bloomsbury; Pages: 352; Price: Rs 499
2017-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,National,Technology,Art/Culture/Books,Human Interest/Society
N.Korea mobilises aircraft in response to US bombers
Seoul, Sep 26 (IANS) North Korea has moved its airplanes and strengthened defences on its eastern coast after the US dispatched fighter jets and bombers to the Korean peninsula earlier last weekend, a South Korean intelligence source said on Tuesday.
2017-09-26
Category: International, South Korea,Defence/Security
Aaradhya is not my sister, says actress Anjali
Chennai, Sep 26 (IANS) Southern actress Anjali has denied rumours that Aaradhya is her cousin sister who is set for a cinematic debut with a yet-untitled Telugu project.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Faster Internet speed spurring OTT growth in India
Hyderabad/New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) The improvement in average Internet speed in India over the last few months is spurring growth in the Over-The-Top (OTT) sphere and may bring about a behavioural shift among Indian consumers, industry players have emphasised.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Technology,Business/Economy
Palestinian gunman kills three Israelis in West Bank
Jerusalem, Sep 26 (IANS) Three Israelis shot dead by a Palestinian gunman at the entrance to a Jewish settlement in the West Bank on Tuesday, authorities said.
2017-09-26
Category: International, Israel,Defence/Security,Crime/Disaster/Accident
'Villian' Raza Murad turns a new leaf in 'Pyaar On The Rocks' web series
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) He's played a variety of roles in his over-five-decade journey in Bollywood, but is remembered primarily as a ferocious villain. Now, Raza Murad is all set to emerge in a new avatar in the "Pyaar On The Rocks" web series, a romantic comedy with an urban twist, and confesses he was surprised when he was approached to play the stubborn uncle of the lead actress.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,National,IANS Life
Microsoft, Facebook lay 6,598 km Internet cable across Atlantic
San Francisco, Sep 26 (IANS) In an incredible feat, Microsoft, Facebook and the telecom infrastructure company Telxius have laid a 6,598 km cable across the Atlantic Ocean that is capable of transmitting 160 terabits of data per second.
2017-09-26
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Business/Economy
Sharif appears before accountability court
Islamabad, Sep 26 (IANS) An accountability court in Islamabad allowed former Prime Minsiter Nawaz Sharif to leave after he briefly appeared before the court on Tuesday for hearing of references filed against him by the National Accountability Bureau.
2017-09-26
Category: International, Pakistan,Immigration/Law/Rights,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Little more support from government could do wonders: Para-swimmer Mukundan
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Para-swimmer Niranjan Mukundan, who has won for India numerous medals at international competitions, reckons a little more support from the government could do wonders for the lives of para-athletes as well as the sport.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
'India Modern' theme making waves in jewellery trend: Designers
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Brides are going back to roots when it comes to selecting the right jewellery and some of the trends that are making waves this season are thematic looks in traditional pieces and classic delicate designs paired with accessories like naths, mangtikas and hathphools, say designers.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Karan Johar is pretty incredible: Paul Feig
Mumbai, Sep 26 (IANS) "Ghostbuster" director Paul Feig has praised Bollywood filmmaker Karan Johar and said that he is "pretty incredible".
2017-09-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Pence makes 'most long distance call' to thank ISS astronauts
Washington, Sep 26 (IANS) US Vice President Mike Pence on Monday made his most "most long distance call" when he spoke to NASA astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) from the agency's Marshall Space Flight Centre in Huntsville, Alabama.
2017-09-26
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
Pleased to collaborate with Nayanthara: Arivazhagan
Chennai, Sep 26 (IANS) Director Arivazhagan, best known for films such as "Eeram" and "Kuttram 23", says he is pleased to join hands with actress Nayanthara for a yet-untitled Tamil-Telugu action-based psychological thriller.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Milind Soman to co-judge 'India's Next Top Model Season 3'
Mumbai, Sep 26 (IANS) Supermodel-actor Milind Soman will be seen co-judging the third season of "Indias Next Top Model" on MTV along with actress Malaika Arora.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Lifestyle/Fashion
Our flaws make us interesting: Ramsay Bolton of 'Game of Thrones'
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Iwan Rheon became the most hated man on TV with his role as Ramsay Bolton in the hugely popular "Game of Thrones" show and is back as a villain in American TV series "Inhumans". The Welsh actor says he loves the flaws in humans and the conflicted characters on screen as they make his job interesting.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood,National,IANS Life
Apple drops Bing search for Google
San Francisco, Sep 26 (IANS) Apple has switched the default provider of its web searches for Siri on iOS and Spotlight on the Mac to Google from Microsoft's Bing.
2017-09-26
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Business/Economy
Modi wishes Manmohan Singh on his b'day
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday wished his predecessor Manmohan Singh on his birthday praying for his long life.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
New Afghan policy to bring regional stability: US tells UNSC
United Nations, Sep 26 (IANS) The US has made clear its new policy on Afghanistan looks to the whole region to bring stability to that nation in a move away from relying mostly on Pakistan as Washington has during the 16 years it has been mired there.
2017-09-26
Category: International, United States,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Defence/Security,Terrorism,Diplomacy
Red Hat earns $723mn in revenue in Q2, raises forecast
San Francisco, Sep 26 (IANS) Open Source Solutions leader Red Hat registered $723 million in revenue -- up 21 per cent year-over-year -- in the second quarter of fiscal year 2018 that ended August 31, the company announced on Tuesday.
2017-09-26
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Business/Economy
Haryana Police conducts raids in Delhi for Honeypreet, Aditya Insan
Chandigarh, Sep 26 (IANS) The Haryana Police on Tuesday conducted raids in the national capitalin a bid to arrest fugitive Honeypreet and Aditya Insan, close aides of jailed Dera Sacha Sauda sect chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Punjab,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Geo-political tensions drag equity markets lower
Mumbai, Sep 26 (IANS) Key Indian equity indices traded on a flat-to-negative note during the early morning trade session on Tuesday, as rising geo-political tensions in the Korean Peninsula dented investors' risk-taking appetite.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Business/Economy
Misty Tuesday morning in Delhi
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) It was a misty Tuesday morning in the national capital with the minimum temperature recorded at 25.4 degrees Celsius, one notch above the season's average.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Trump's tweets are 'newsworthy', will stay: Twitter
San Francisco, Sep 26 (IANS) As twitteratis wondered why the micro-blogging platform did not remove US President Donald Trump's latest controversial tweet on North Korea that clearly violated its guidelines, Twitter has given a confusing reply.
2017-09-26
Category: International, Costa Rica,Politics,Technology
Global economy to continue faster expansion: IMF official
Washington, Sep 26 (IANS) The global economy will expand faster next year while still facing challenges, such as low productivity, high income inequality and low inflation, according to a senior International Monetary Fund (IMF) official.
2017-09-26
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy
'Use sanctions as weapon against terrorists in Afghanistan'
United Nations, Sep 26 (IANS) India has asked the UN Security Council to use its power of imposing sanctions as a weapon against terrorists in Afghanistan and to give the peace process an impetus.
2017-09-26
Category: International, United States,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
Not a hint of plagiarisation: 'Secret Ballot' producer on 'Newton'
Mumbai, Sep 26 (IANS) Producer Marco Mueller feels that there was not even a hint of plagiarisation in Rajkummar Rao's "Newton", amidst claims that the movie has been inspired from his 2001 Iranian film "Secret Ballot".
2017-09-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Army foils infiltration bid on LoC, militant killed
Srinagar, Sep 26 (IANS) One militant was killed on Tuesday as the Army foiled an infiltration bid on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district, defence sources said.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Kashmir,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Indian American couple pledges $200mn to transform healthcare in India
Fort Lauderdale (Florida) Sep 26 (IANS) With a $200 million commitment, an Indian American doctor couple has teamed up with a Florida university to bring world class medical education to India and potentially transform healthcare in the country.
2017-09-26
Category: International, United States,Diaspora,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society
US Supreme Court cancels travel ban oral arguments
Washington, Sep 26 (IANS) The US Supreme Court has said that it would not hear oral arguments on President Donald Trump's travel ban as scheduled for October 10, the media reported.
2017-09-26
Category: International, United States,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
WhatsApp blocked in China
San Francisco, Sep 26 (IANS) Instant messaging service WhatsApp has been largely blocked in China, the media reported.
2017-09-26
Category: International, Costa Rica,Defence/Security,Technology
Debra Messing's 'feminist' request
Los Angeles, Sep 26 (IANS) Actress Debra Messing had one request when she signed on to "Will & Grace" reboot -- that her character must be a feminist.
2017-09-26
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Trump directs $200 mn annually to sci-tech education
Washington, Sep 26 (IANS) US President Donald Trump on Monday ordered the Education Department to invest at least $200 million annually in grants funding schools in the country so they can expand their teaching in the areas of STEM (science, technology, engineering and math).
2017-09-26
Category: International, United States,Education
Venezuela slams US travel ban, calls for talks
Caracas, Sep 26 (IANS) Venezuela's government on Monday criticised the White House decision to impose a travel ban against its citizens, and called for a dialogue to overcome their ideological differences.
2017-09-26
Category: International, Venezuela,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
US has not declared war on N.Korea: White House
Washington, Sep 26 (IANS) The US has not declared war on the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), the White House said on Monday, in response to remarks of the DPRK's top diplomat.
2017-09-26
Category: International, United States,Politics,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Yoga can heal, but also hurt
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Yoga is a great healer and contributor to improving strength, flexibility and endurance, but wrong yoga poses can make your daily life difficult instead of easy, say experts.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Man detained near White House with 9 weapons in vehicle: Police
Washington, Sep 26 (IANS) Washington D.C. police on Monday said that they found at least nine weapons including assault-style weapons in a former police officer's car after stopping him for urinating near the White House.
2017-09-26
Category: International, United States,Defence/Security,Terrorism
One-third of all known plant species are in botanic gardens: Study
London, Sep 26 (IANS) The world's botanic gardens contain at least 30 per cent of all known plant species, including 41 per cent of all those classed as "threatened", a new study revealed on Monday.
2017-09-26
Category: International, United Kingdom,Science/Tech
Dolly Parton has made country music sexual, says Miley Cyrus
Los Angeles, Sep 26 (IANS) Singer Miley Cyrus has hailed her godmother Dolly Parton and said she has made country music more "sexual" than anyone else.
2017-09-26
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
We've right to shoot down US bombers outside our airspace: N.Korea
New York, Sep 26 (IANS) North Korea reserves the right to shoot down US warplanes flying outside its airspace, Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho said on Monday.
2017-09-26
Category: International, United States,Politics,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Mel B 'strong enough' to be single parent
Mumbai, Sep 26 (IANS) Singer Mel B, who is currently involved in a bitter divorce battle with estranged husband Stephen Belafonte, says she is strong enough to raise her children alone.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Polls close in Iraqi Kurdistan for independence referendum
Erbil (Iraq), Sep 26 (IANS) Polling places in the northern autonomous region of Iraqi Kurdistan closed on Monday following an independence referendum, election officials said.
2017-09-26
Category: International, Iraq,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
Pakistan claims it's fake picture 'backfired' on India
United Nations, Sep 26 (IANS) Pakistan on Monday stated that its own use of a fake picture at the General Assembly has "backfired" on India.
2017-09-26
Category: International, United States,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism,Diplomacy
Try mix-match of jewellery for new look
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Mixing and matching jewellery pieces can give you a different look. Try layering bracelets or wearing yellow gold and white gold rings together, suggest experts.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
India exposes Pakistan's use of fake photo at UN; shows image of own terror victim
United Nations, Sep 26 (IANS) India hit out at Pakistan on Monday saying it has callously exploited the picture of an injured Palestinian girl to spread falsehoods about India and divert attention from Islamabad's role as the hub of world terrorism.
2017-09-26
Category: International, United States,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism,Diplomacy
AI Chief implores employees to maintain personal fitness
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) National passenger carrier Air India on Monday asked its employees to maintain personal fitness levels and improve airline's on-time performance (OTP).
2017-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine
Judge who ordered CBI probe in Ishrat Jahan case quits
Ahmedabad, Sep 26 (IANS) Karnataka High Court's most senior judge Jayant Patel, who had ordered a CBI investigation in the controversial fake Ishrat Jahan encounter case in Gujarat, on Monday resigned reportedly for not being elevated as Chief Justice.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Gujarat,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Malaysian held for assaulting couple outside Rome mosque
Rome, Sep 26 (IANS/AKI) A Malaysian was arrested after he allegedly assaulted a couple embracing outside an Islamic cultural centre in Rome, shoving the woman and punching and kicking the man, police said on Monday.
2017-09-26
Category: International, Italy,Crime/Disaster/Accident
'Vatican has not blocked online heresy petition'
Vatican City, Sep 26 (IANS/AKI) The Vatican has not blocked access to an online petition accusing Pope Francis of heresy in his 2016 teaching letter Amoris Laetitia, sources said on Monday.
2017-09-26
Category: International, Holy See (vatican City State),Politics,Religion
Italian man run over by his own car while trying to fix it
Turin (Italy), Sep 26 (IANS/AKI) A 64-year-old man was knocked down and seriously injured by his own car on Monday in Turin in northwest Italy, as he attempted to repair the vehicle, police said.
2017-09-26
Category: International, Italy,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Seven Italian academicians held over exam rigging
Florence (Italy), Sep 26 (IANS/AKI) Police in the central Italian city of Florence arrested seven university lecturers in tax law on suspicion of rigging exams.
2017-09-26
Category: International, Italy,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Education
BSES opens digitised customer service centre in Delhi
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) BSES, one of Delhi's two electricity distribution companies (discoms), on Monday announced the opening of its first Digi Seva Kendra to provide single window computerised facilities for customers to apply for various services.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Will not cross fiscal deficit target with power for all scheme: Government
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) The Central government on Monday said that it will not exceed its fiscal deficit target for 2017-18 to fund the Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojna, a scheme aimed at providing electricity connection to every household.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy
ONGC to fund solar electric stove project: Pradhan
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) The union government on Monday said energy major ONGC will fund and encourage startups to carry out research and innovation for development of advance electric household stoves which can be powered using solar power.
2017-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Politics,Technology,Environment/Wildlife
India hits out at Pakistan for using fake photo at UN, shows image of own terror victim
United Nations, Sep 25 (IANS) India hit out at Pakistan saying it has callously exploited the picture of an injured Palestinian girl to spread falsehoods about India and to divert attention from Islamabad's role as the hub of world terrorism.
2017-09-25
Category: International, United States,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism,Diplomacy
Juventus president Andrea Agnelli gets one-year ban for ticket touting
Rome, Sep 25 (IANS/AKI) An Italian football federation panel on Monday handed Juventus President Andrea Agnelli a one-year ban and a 20,000 euro fine for illegal ticket touting or scalping, while the Serie A club received a 300,000 euro fine.
2017-09-25
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Immigration/Law/Rights,Football,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Surgical strike a message to Pakistan, more if necessary: Army chief
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Army chief General Bipin Rawat on Monday said the cross-LoC surgical strike last year was a message to Pakistan and hinted at more strikes in the future if necessary.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism,Defence/Security
Will not cross fiscal deficit target with power for all scheme: Government
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) The Central government on Monday said that it will not exceed its fiscal deficit target for 2017-18 to fund the Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojna, a scheme aimed at providing electricity connection to every household.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Modi launches scheme for free power connections to four crore rural households (Third Lead)
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday announced new scheme "Saubhagya" to provide free electricity connections to four crore rural homes, saying it would ensure power in every village and every home in New India.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy
PM should reflect as to who uses harsh, provocative language: Congress
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Hitting out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress on Monday said that his rhetoric was not matched by the "reality on the ground" and his government has proven to be an "utter failure".
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Retired HC judge Arumugaswamy to probe Jayalalithaa's death
Chennai, Sep 25 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu government on Monday said it has set up an inquiry commission headed by retired High Court Justice A. Arumugaswamy to go into the death of late Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Why was Z plus security removed when Jaya was in hospital: Nephew
Chennai, Sep 25 (IANS) A year after the death of Chief Minister J.Jayalalithaa, her nephew J.Deepak on Monday said the Z plus security personnel were not present at Apollo Hospital when she was admitted there.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Dynasty politics: BJP should look within, says Congress
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Hitting out at Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Amit Shah over his criticism of party Vice President Rahul Gandhi on dynasty politics, the Congress on Monday said "BJP should look inwards as to who follows the practice".
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Modi government misuing central agencies, alleges Congress
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) The Congress on Monday said the Modi government is abusing and misusing the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), Income Tax Department and the Enforcement Directorate (ED) against its political opponents and thus setting a dangerous precedent.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
We collectively have opportunity to lead in digital transformation: Nadella
Orlando (US), Sep 25 (IANS) Amid the monumental change that is happening around the globe when every single industry is being digitally transformed, all have the opportunity to lead in this transformation, Microsoft's Indian-origin CEO Satya Nadella said on Monday.
2017-09-25
Category: International, United States,Technology,Business/Economy
Bodos threaten to revive statehood agitation from October-November
Guwahati, Sep 25 (IANS) Several organisations supporting creation of Bodoland state have threatened to resume the agitation over their demand, initially through a 'rail roko' in October and an indefinite economic blockade in Bodo areas in November, if the Centre and state governments failed to respond to their demand.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics
Modi asks ONGC to make efficient electric 'chulha'
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday invited the Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) to take up a challenge of making an efficient electric 'chulha' (stove), which would enable cooking through the use of electricity.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy
China, Russia conclude joint naval drills
Moscow, Sep 25 (IANS) The last batch of scheduled exercises in the second phase of the 2017 China-Russia Joint Sea Drills was completed in the Okhotsk Sea near Russia's Far Eastern Federal District on Monday.
2017-09-25
Category: International, Russian Federation,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Modi launches free power connection scheme for 4 cr rural households
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) With an eye on polls, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday announced a new scheme to provide free electricity connections to four crore rural homes, saying there will be power in every village and every home in new India.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Tons from Shaw, Karthik take India Red to 317/5 in Duleep Trophy final
Lucknow, Sep 25 (IANS) Opening batsman Prithvi Shaw (154) and captain Dinesh Karthik (111) powered India Red to 317 for five in their first innings against India Blue on the opening day of their Duleep Trophy cricket final here on Monday.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,Sports,Cricket
Delhi, Haryana bow out of IJPL
Dubai, Sep 25 (IANS) The match between Haryana Hurricanes and Delhi Dashers ended in a draw and thus both the teams bowed out of the meet, while Dehradun Rockers trounced Kolkata Strikers by six wickets at the Indian Junior Players League here on Monday.
2017-09-25
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Wani withdraws bail plea in money laundering case
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Alleged hawala dealer Muhammad Aslam Wani, accused of money laundering, on Monday withdrew his bail plea from a court here.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Kashmir,Immigration/Law/Rights,Defence/Security,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Alonso says F1 racing at Sepang to be more difficult
Kuala Lumpur, Sep 25 (IANS) McLaren Honda's Spanish driver Fernando Alonso said on Monday that the upcoming Formula One World Championship race at the Malaysia Grand Prix would be more difficult.
2017-09-25
Category: International, Malaysia,Sports,Motorsports
Two cons held in Delhi, had duped 50-60 persons
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Two men who duped uniformed personnel, deployed at Metro and railway stations and airports, of money have been arrested, police said on Monday.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Karnataka unveils 7-year development roadmap for inclusive growth
Bengaluru, Sep 25 (IANS) Karnataka on Monday unveiled a seven-year development roadmap for the state with inclusive growth and progress.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Within rights to allow lighter, match box in Metros: DMRC
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) on Monday said that it is well within rights as per the tobacco act to allow Metro passengers "one lighter and one match box" while travelling by the Metro.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Nepalese envoy to India to contest Parliamentary polls in hometown
Kathmandu, Sep 25 (IANS) Nepali Ambassador to India Deep Kumar Upadhyay is planning to return home after the Dashain festival to contest the upcoming federal Parliament elections from his home town Kapilvastu, a media report said.
2017-09-25
Category: International, Nepal,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Diplomacy
Amarinder orders removal of CM's photos from government ambulances
Chandigarh, Sep 25 (IANS) Initiating another step towards eliminating the VVIP culture in Punjab, Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Monday ordered immediate steps to ensure that the photograph of the Chief Minister is not carried on government ambulances.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics,Health/Medicine
Surgical strikes a message to Pakistan, more if necessary: Army Chief
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Army Chief General Bipin Rawat on Monday said the cross-LoC surgical strikes of last year were a message to Pakistan and hinted at more if necessary.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Defence/Security
AAP leader wants court proceedings in Hindi
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Aam Aadmi Party leader Ashutosh on Monday requested a Delhi court to conduct proceedings and examine Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in Hindi in a defamation case.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
BJP National Executive hails Modi for resolving of Doklam standoff
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) The BJP National Executive on Monday hailed Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his government for showing political maturity in the amicable resolution of the Doklam military standoff with China.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Diplomacy
Eying 2019, Modi announces 4 cr free power connections, no let up in war on graft (Intro Roundup)
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) With an eye on the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday announced four crore free power connections to the rural poor even as he declared that his battle against corruption was "uncompromising" and those indulging in graft cannot escape.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Terrorism,Diplomacy,Business/Economy
Real Madrid and Sevilla in Tuesday night Champions League action
Madrid, Sep 25 (IANS) Real Madrid return to Champions League football action on Tuesday with what should be their most difficult game of the group stage as they visit Borussia Dortmund, who last season finished above them at the same stage of the tournament.
2017-09-25
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
UEFA Champions League: Sevilla coach hopes to rebound against Maribor
Seville (Spain), Sep 25 (IANS) FC Sevilla coach Eduardo Berizzo on Monday confirmed that the Spanish football club needed to put on a good performance in the upcoming UEFA Champions League group stage clash against Slovenian visitors Maribor.
2017-09-25
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Government's Mudra promotion drive from September 27
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) The government on Monday said it will hold pan-India Mudra promotion campaigns from September 27 to October 17.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Politics
U-17 World Cup: FIFA officials to reach city on Thursday
Kolkata, Sep 25 (IANS) A host of officials of the world football's governing body FIFA will be landing the city on Thursday for the Under-17 World Cup which gets underway in the country from October 6.
2017-09-25
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football,FIFA U-17 World Cup
Anthony Weiner sentenced to 21 months in prison
New York, Sep 25 (IANS) Former Congressman Anthony Weiner who pleaded guilty in May to sexting with a 15-year-old girl, was sentenced on Monday to 21 months in prison and three years of supervised release.
2017-09-25
Category: International, United States,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
No meters on agricultural tubewells: Amarinder
Chandigarh, Sep 25 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Monday categorically stated that there was no move by his government to install meters on agricultural tubewells.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics,Business/Economy
BJP endorsing note ban utter contempt of public opinion: Chidambaram
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram on Monday said the BJP National Executive's support to demonetisation is utter contempt of public opinion.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Free electricity connections to four cr rural households: PM
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday announced that the government will provide free electricity connections to four crore rural homes so that the poor can have access to power.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights,Business/Economy
Veteran scribe, Marathi litterateur Arun Sadhu dead; PM condoles
Mumbai, Sep 25 (IANS) Veteran journalist and a left-of-centre liberal Marathi writer Arun Sadhu passed away here on Monday after prolonged illness.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Media,Politics
Merkel vows to win back right-wing voters
Berlin, Sep 25 (IANS) German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday said she wants to win back the voters who deserted her party for Alternative für Deutschland (AfD) which made history in the national election by becoming the first far-right party to enter the country's Parliament in almost 60 years.
2017-09-25
Category: International, Germany,Politics
ACB unearth assets worth Rs 100 cr of Andhra official
Vijayawada, Sep 25 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) on Monday unearthed assets worth over Rs 100 crore held by a senior government official, its officials said.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Business/Economy
Israel to boost 'White Revolution' in Haryana
Chandigarh, Sep 25 (IANS) The 'White Revolution' in Haryana is set to get an Israeli boost.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics,Technology,Business/Economy,Diplomacy
Odisha loses Rs 525 cr post-GST: Minister
Bhubaneswar, Sep 25 (IANS) The Odisha government has incurred a loss of an estimated Rs 525 crore in two months after the implementation of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) system from July 1, state Finance Minister Sashi Bhusan Behera said on Monday.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Government's war on corruption uncompromising: PM at BJP conclave (Roundup)
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Declaring that his battle against corruption was "uncompromising", Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said those indulging in graft cannot escape, as the BJP endorsed the government's fight against terror and black money and lauded the handling of the Doklam military standoff with China.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Diplomacy,Business/Economy
Photo goof-up in UN: Telling lies Pakistan's tradition, says Congress
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Reacting to a Pakistan official's goof-up while displaying a picture in the UN, the Congress on Friday said telling lies is their old tradition and, therefore, not surprising at all.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Diplomacy
Married woman, relative found murdered; husband missing
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) A woman and her relation were found murdered in her house here on Monday morning and her husband, who is the prime suspect, is missing, police said.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Free electricity connections to 4 cr rural households: PM
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday announced that the government will provide free electricity connections to four crore rural homes so that the poor can have access to power.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Maradona to kick-off football conclave in city during visit
Kolkata, Sep 25 (IANS) Argentine legend Diego Maradona will kick off a football conclave on October 3 in the presence of a clutch of current and former stars of the ilk of I.M. Vijayan, Sunil Chhetri and Bhaichung Bhutia.
2017-09-25
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
Era of Aussies producing top batsmen is over: Harbhajan
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Mocking at Australia's struggle in the ongoing One-day International (ODI) series against India, veteran off-spinner Harbhajan Singh on Monday said the era of producing top class batsmen Down Under is over.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Yogi seeks report on BHU police action
Lucknow/Varanasi, Sep 25 (IANS) Several officials are in the dock consequent to the Benaras Hindu University (BHU) violence on Saturday night as Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has asked for a report from the Varanasi Police Commissioner regarding the incident.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Education
DMK petitions court to direct Speaker to disqualify 11 AIADMK MLAs
Chennai, Sep 25 (IANS) Days after Tamil Nadu Speaker P. Dhanapal disqualified 18 AIADMK legislators, the opposition DMK filed a petition in the Madras High Court to direct the Speaker to initiate disqualification process against 11 more legislators of the ruling party, including Deputy Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Mention MRP on all food items served in trains, instructs Goyal
Mumbai, Sep 25 (IANS) Following a controversy over a circular of the Railway Board issued last week, listing details to be printed on food packets/casseroles on trains, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal has ordered even the MRP of all food items must be printed, an activist said here on Monday.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Business/Economy
Rain may play spoilsport in India-Australia fourth ODI
Bengaluru, Sep 25 (IANS) Rain is likely to play spoilsport in the fourth One Day International (ODI) cricket match between India and Australia here on Thursday, as the southwest monsoon would remain active this week over the city, said an official on Monday.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Cricket
Congress wants BHU VC sacked, demands enquiry by HC judge
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Criticising Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his silence on the BHU violence, the Congress on Monday demanded sacking of the university Vice Chancellor and an enquiry by a sitting High Court judge.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Education
Government to hold Mudra promotion campaigns from September 27
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) The government on Monday said it will hold pan-India Mudra promotion campaigns from September 27 to October 17.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Villarreal appoint Calleja as new coach: Sources
Castellon, (Spain), Sep 25 (IANS) Villarreal have appointed Javier Calleja as head coach following the dismissal of Fran Escriba, whose contract was terminated earlier on Monday, club sources said.
2017-09-25
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Kerala Tourism, Ola promote offbeat travel
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 25 (IANS) In line with UN's theme for this year's World Tourism Day, the Ola mobile app for transportation and Kerala Tourism Development Corporation (KTDC) have come together to promote offbeat locations and raise awareness about responsible tourism.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Kerala,National,Technology,Business/Economy
Delhi HC acquits 'Peepli Live' director Farooqui in rape case
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Monday acquitted "Peepli Live" co-director Mahmood Farooqui, accused of rape by an American woman, giving him benefit of doubt in the case.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Russia violating human rights in Crimea: UN
United Nations, Sep 25 (IANS) Russia is committing "grave human rights violations" in Crimea, the UN human rights office said in a report on Monday.
2017-09-25
Category: International, United States,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights,Diplomacy
India, South Korea review economic agreement's progress
Seoul, Sep 25 (IANS) India and South Korea have reviewed the Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA) during the visit of Commerce Minister Suresh Prabhu here, official sources said on Monday.
2017-09-25
Category: International, South Korea,Business/Economy,Politics,Diplomacy
Student drowns while taking selfie in Jharkhand
Ranchi, Sep 25 (IANS) A Class 12 student drowned in a waterfall in Jharkhand on Monday after he slipped while taking a selfie, police said.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Japanese PM calls for snap election
Tokyo, Sep 25 (IANS) Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Monday called an early election as he seeks to secure a stronger mandate to overcome "a national crisis" amid rising threats from North Korea.
2017-09-25
Category: International, Japan,Politics
Reliance's hospital launches 'Holistic Healing' art project
Mumbai, Sep 25 (IANS) Twelve leading contemporary Indian artistes have created nine works of art and transformed the ambience at the Sir H.N. Reliance Foundation Hospital & Research Foundation here.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Art/Culture/Books,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine
E-commerce sites end festive sales; mobiles, electronics top hits
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) As major e-commerce platforms -- Flipkart, Amazon India, Jabong, Myntra and Paytm Mall -- concluded their festive season sales, segments like mobiles, electronics and large appliances, followed by fashion, witnessed huge traction.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Mukul Roy announces quitting Trinamool, party suspends him (Roundup)
Kolkata, Sep 25 (IANS) Senior Trinamool Congress leader Mukul Roy, once the right hand man of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, on Monday announced his decision to quit the party, which hit back by suspending him for six years.
2017-09-25
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
SBI reduces penalty for non-maintenance of minimum balance
Mumbai, Sep 25 (IANS) The State Bank of India (SBI) on Monday lowered the penalty on savings accounts for non-maintenance of minimum balance while exempting the accounts of minors and pensioners.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Student groups protest in Delhi against BHU police action
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Several student groups carried out protests here on Monday against the use of force by police on woman students of Banaras Hindu University (BHU) when they were agitating for action in a sexual harassment incident.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights,Education
Shahid joins Kangana as Reebok India ambassador
Bengaluru, Sep 25 (IANS) Bollywood actor Shahid Kapoor was on Monday announced brand ambassador of Reebok India at an event here. He is joining Bollywood's "Queen" Kangana Ranaut -- his co-star from "Rangoon" -- to endorse it.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Karnataka,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Gadkari to launch highway projects worth Rs 4,468 cr in Andhra
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari will inaugurate national highway projects worth Rs 1,928.46 crore and lay the foundation stone for projects worth Rs 2,539.08 crore in Andhra Pradesh, an official said on Monday.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Congress condemns attack on Ilaiah, demands action against TDP MP
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) The Congress on Monday condemned the attack on writer and Dalit rights activist Kancha Ilaiah and demanded action against a TDP MP who had allegedly threatened him.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
BJP-led Goa government harassing our MLAs to poach them: Congress
Panaji, Sep 25 (IANS) The Goa unit of the Congress has alleged that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led coalition government is targeting its legislators "one by one" in order to pressurise them into joining the ruling fold.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Ranveer Singh to meet 1983 cricket World Cup players
Mumbai, Sep 25 (IANS) Actor Ranveer Singh, who has been locked to play Kapil Dev in a movie on the 1983 cricket World Cup, will meet the team which won the trophy that year. The former India skipper will be part of the meet on Wednesday too.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Sports
Those at receiving end of anti-graft drive are uneasy: Jaitley
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday hit out at the opposition Congress for its criticism of the government on demonetisation, saying those at the receiving end of the war against corruption would be "uneasy" with the steps being taken.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
NIA questions J&K student, trader on terror funding
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) The NIA here on Monday questioned a Kashmir University PhD student and the head of Kashmir Traders' and Marketing Federation in connection with its ongoing Jammu and Kashmir terror funding case.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Terrorism,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Kisan Credit Card scheme helps west UP farmers
Agra, Sep 25 (IANS) Farmers in west Uttar Pradesh who borrowed loans under the Kisan Credit Card scheme (KCC) have reaped a bounty in terms of increased agricultural production and higher profitability.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife,Human Interest/Society
Fight against corruption to continue, I have no relatives: PM
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday declared that the government's fight against corruption is "uncompromising" and nobody indulging in graft can escape.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Debroy to head PM's Eco Advisory Council, Bhalla, Ray members
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) The Prime Minister has constituted the Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister (EAC-PM) to be chaired by NITI Aayog's member Bibek Debroy for analysing economic issues and advising on them, an official statement said here on Monday.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Manipur CM to discuss safety of state's youth in Delhi and NCR
Imphal, Sep 25 (IANS) At least three Manipuri youths, including a woman, have gone missing or have died in Delhi and the NCR in the past few days and Chief Minister N. Biren Singh was to take up the case of one of them with his Uttar Pradesh counterpart Yogi Adityanath.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Manipur,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident
AAP says PWD Secretary stalling developmental works, he hits back
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Monday accused Delhi Public Works Department (PWD) Secretary Ashwani Kumar of corruption and stalling development works, but he denied the allegations and termed the corruption charge a "cock-and-bull story".
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Sri Lankan arrested with 1kg gold in rectum
Colombo, Sep 25 (IANS) Sri Lanka's airport police have arrested a man for allegedly trying to smuggle gold articles weighing one kilogram hidden in his rectum, an official said on Monday.
2017-09-25
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Crime/Disaster/Accident
India Runway Week season 9 to be held in Delhi on October 6-8
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) The ninth season of the India Runway Week will be held here from October 6-8.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Delhi identifies 600 locations for Sewage Treatment Plants
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) In an attempt to manage the sewage in disconnected areas -- mostly in unauthorised colonies, the Delhi government has identified 600 locations to install decentralised sewage treatment plants (STP).
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Government in process of changing India's economic environment: Jaitley
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Acknowledging the dip in the country's growth rate, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday said that the government was in the process of undertaking measures to change the "environment" and provide a boost to the Indian economy.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Madhur Bhandarkar, Hema Malini to be felicitated in Russia
Mumbai, Sep 25 (IANS) National Award-winning filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar and veteran actress Hema Malini will be felicitated at the 4th Indian Film Festival of Russia, for their contribution to Indian cinema.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Diaspora
AfD leader quits party after German election breakthrough
Berlin, Sep 25 (IANS) The Alternative für Deutschland's (AfD) co-chair Frauke Petry announced on Monday that she will not be joining her party colleagues in the Bundestag after the far-right party won around 13 per cent of the vote in the German election.
2017-09-25
Category: International, Germany,Politics
TECNO Mobile launches 'i-Series' smartphones
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) TECNO Mobile, a subsidiary of Hong Kong-based Transsion Holdings, on Monday launched a line-up of "i-Series" smartphones in 15 states, including Delhi-NCR, Haryana, Assam and West Bengal.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Dera chief moves HC against rape conviction, imprisonment
Chandigarh, Sep 25 (IANS) Jailed Dera Sacha Sauda sect chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh on Monday moved the Punjab and Haryana High Court challenging his rape conviction by the CBI special court and also sought stay against his imprisonment.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Punjab,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Manav Thakkar adds singles gold in Slovenia junior TT meet
Otocec (Slovenia), Sep 25 (IANS) Indias Manav Thakkar raised the bar yet again when he beat Japanese Takeru Kashiwa 11-6, 11-3, 11-5, 11-6 in the final to win the junior boys singles gold in the Slovenia Junior and Cadet Open here.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Otocec,Sports,Tennis
Companies need to invest significantly to prevent cyber attacks: Study
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) As the country moves towards a cashless economy, companies operating in the financial services domain will have to develop preventive control mechanisms and significantly invest in reactive capabilities to keep cyber attackers at bay, a study has suggested.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Defence/Security,Technology
HC judge refuses to hear Pintos' bail matter; no stay on arrest
Chandigarh, Sep 25 (IANS) A judge of the Punjab and Haryana High Court on Monday refused to hear the anticipatory bail plea moved by the trustees of Ryan International School in light of the CBI taking over investigation in the case.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Punjab,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Education
Trinamool suspends Mukul Roy for six years
Kolkata, Sep 25 (IANS) West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress on Monday suspended its founding member Mukul Roy for six years for "anti-party activities", hours after the former Railway Minister announced that he would quit the party after the Durga Puja.
2017-09-25
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Hyderabad student to represent India at 'World Skills 2017'
Hyderabad, Sep 25 (IANS) A student from Hyderabad will represent India at the "World Skills 2017" to be held in Abu Dhabi next month.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Education
Centre extends MSP scheme for minor forest produce to entire country
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) In a bid to provide a wider platform to tribals to sell their produce, the government on Monday announced extension of the Minimum Support Price (MSP) scheme for Minor Forest Produce (MFP) to all the states in the country.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
Court declines to extend CBI remand of Orissa HC ex-judge
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) A local court on Monday rejected a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) plea seeking custodial interrogation of retired Orissa High Court judge I.M. Quddusi and two others and remanded them to judicial custody.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident
My pulse similar to audience's: Arjun Kanungo
Mumbai, Sep 25 (IANS) Arjun Kanungo, who has sung tracks like "Baaki baatein peene baad", "Fursat", "Khoon choos le" and "Ek dafaa", believes he has a pulse similar to that of his listeners.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
JLo donates $1m to Puerto Rico hurricane recovery effort
Los Angeles, Sep 25 (IANS) Singer-actress Jennifer Lopez says she has donated $1 million in aid to the Puerto Rico recovery effort, following the devastating effects of hurricanes Irma and Maria.
2017-09-25
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Congress hits back, says Modi first dragged domestic politics to foreign shores
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) The Congress on Monday hit out at BJP chief Amit Shah for attacking party Vice President Rahul Gandhi over his criticism of the government during his visit abroad, saying the precedent for that had been set by Prime Minister Narendra Modi himself.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
FireEye launches new endpoint security solution
San Francisco, Sep 25 (IANS) US-based cybersecurity firm FireEye on Monday announced the availability of its FireEye Endpoint 4.0 solution that integrates multiple detection and prevention capabilities with the company's threat intelligence feature for endpoint defence.
2017-09-25
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Business/Economy
Muguruza maintains top spot in WTA rankings
Madrid, Sep 25 (IANS) Spanish tennis player Garbiñe Muguruza for the third straight week headed the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) singles rankings, released on Monday.
2017-09-25
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Tennis
Joe Scarborough releases 'Freaks Love Freaks'
Los Angeles, Sep 25 (IANS) Joe Scarborough, known for hosting "Morning Joe", has released his new EP, "Freaks Love Freaks".
2017-09-25
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz
Former 'world's heaviest woman' dies in Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi, Sep 25 (IANS) Once dubbed the world's heaviest woman, Egyptian national Eman Ahmed Abd-El Aty passed away at a hospital here on Monday just weeks after celebrating her 37th birthday.
2017-09-25
Category: International, Togo,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society
Arjun Singh Shekhawat enters 'Half Marriage'
Mumbai, Sep 25 (IANS) Actor Arjun Singh Shekhawat, who featured in "Nagarjuna-Ek Yoddha", has been roped in to play Mannu Chaurasiya in the show "Half Marriage".
2017-09-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Ghaziabad builder commits suicide
Ghaziabad, Sep 25 (IANS) A builder committed suicide by shooting himself in the head with a licensed revolver in Ghaziabad city of Uttar Pradesh, police said on Monday.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
'Infernal Affairs' to be remade in India
Mumbai, Sep 25 (IANS) "Infernal Affairs", a 2002 cult movie from Hong Kong which inspired Martin Scorcese's "The Departed", is set to be remade in India, courtesy a collaboration between AZURE Entertainment and Warner Bros.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Hollywood
Detecting prostate cancer through urine sample
New York, Sep 25 (IANS) Researchers at the University of Texas at San Antonio are working towards developing a non-invasive method to detect prostate cancer through urine sample.
2017-09-25
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Nadal continues in ATP top spot
Madrid, Sep 25 (IANS) Spanish tennis star Rafael Nadal remained in the number one spot in the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) singles rankings, released on Monday.
2017-09-25
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Tennis
US Defence Secretary's visit: Afghanistan, terror and defence deals on table
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Security situation in the South Asian region including Afghanistan and terrorism, and high ticket defence deals are set to be on table as US Defense Secretary James Mattis meets Indian leadership on his official visit to India that starts Tuesday.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Weak global cues, profit booking subdue equities for 5th straight session (Roundup)
Mumbai, Sep 25 (IANS) Key Indian equity indices descended sharply on Monday -- extending losses for the fifth session in a row -- as weak global cues on the back of prevailing geo-political tensions, coupled with profit booking and expensive valuations, hampered investors' risk-taking appetite.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Kerala violence: Shah to flag off BJP padyatra from October 3
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Condemning political killings in Kerala and West Bengal and expressing concern over the deaths of its workers in the two states, the BJP on Monday said its Kerala unit will hold a protest 'padyatra' in the southern state.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Safdarjung Hospital violates Ministry order in recruitment
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) In a violation of a Health Ministry order, the Safdarjung Hospital has recruited over 100 senior residents directly through interview and not written examination as stipulated.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Health/Medicine
Retired HC judge Arumugaswamy to head Jaya death probe
Chennai, Sep 25 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu government on Monday said it has set up an inquiry commission headed by retired High Court Justice A. Arumugaswamy to go into the death of late Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
BJD announces candidate for Bijepur assembly by-poll
Bhubaneswar, Sep 25 (IANS) BJD President Naveen Patnaik on Monday announced that Ritarani Sahu, the widow of late Congress MLA Subal Sahu, would be the party's candidate in the Bijepur assembly by-election.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
Sharad Yadav begins second phase of campaign against Nitish
Patna, Sep 25 (IANS) JD-U rebel leader and former party President Sharad Yadav on Monday slammed Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and said there is a condition like "Andher Nagri Chaupat Raja" (ruler in oblivion amid chaos) in the state.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Suchitra's autobiographical play to debut in Delhi in October
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Singer-actress Suchitra Krishnamoorthi's autobiographical play "Drama Queen" will be staged here for the first time on October 6.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Art/Culture/Books
I've always been fashionable: Bhumi Pednekar
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Actress Bhumi Pednekar says she has always been a fashionable person and that the audience assumes she is not into making style statements because of the characters she has portrayed on screen.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Lifestyle/Fashion
Thrilled to be part of 'Maari 2': Tovino Thomas
Chennai, Sep 25 (IANS) Malayalam actor Tovino Thomas has been roped in to play the antagonist in actor-filmmaker Dhanush's upcoming Tamil action comedy "Maari 2". He is thrilled to be a part of the project as it marks his third association with Dhanush.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Shah slams Rahul Gandhi over politics of dynasty, appeasement
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Coming down heavily on Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi, BJP President Amit Shah on Monday said his party totally opposes politics of dynasty and appeasement and only believed in politics of performance.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Infosys, Micro Focus SUSE launch Private Cloud solution
Bengaluru, Sep 25 (IANS) Infosys on Monday announced the launch of a Private Cloud solution in collaboration with global software company Micro Focus SUSE that will help businesses accelerate their digital transformation journey.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy,Technology
India Mobile Congress to see participation from 8 embassies
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) The stage is all set for the first three-day India Mobile Congress starting September 27, which will also see participation from eight embassies.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology,Business/Economy
Estimated kharif foodgrain production falls by 2.77 per cent
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Total foodgrain production in this kharif season is expected to be 134.67 million tonnes, a fall in the production by 2.77 per cent (3.85 million tonnes) compared to last year.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Villarreal sack coach Escriba after poor start to season
Castellon, (Spain), Sep 25 (IANS) Villarreal have terminated the contract of chief coach Fran Escriba, the Spanish football club announced on Monday.
2017-09-25
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Vijayan presents road map for Kerala-Sharjah co-operation
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 25 (IANS) The Kerala cabinet on Monday presented a road map for cooperation between Kerala and Sharjah to visiting Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics,Diplomacy,Business/Economy
Will not remain abroad for long, says homesick Conte
London, Sep 25 (IANS) English football champions Chelsea's Italian manager Antonio Conte has admitted he misses his home and will not spend the rest of his coaching career abroad.
2017-09-25
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Nissan India overhauls senior management to create 'right balance'
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Nissan Motor India Pvt. Ltd. (NMIPL) on Monday said it has made major changes to its senior management team, effective October 1, to bring the right balance of experience and new thinking for the Indian automobile market.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Erdogan vows not to allow 'terror state' along its border
Istanbul, Sep 25 (IANS) Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday announced that his country had closed its shared border with the autonomous region of Iraq Kurdistan, where voters were casting ballots in an independence referendum that has been widely discouraged by regional powers.
2017-09-25
Category: International, Turkey,Politics,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Pakistan appoint Coles as women's team coach
Lahore, Sep 25 (IANS) The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Monday appointed Mark Coles as head coach of the Pakistan women's team for the upcoming series against New Zealand in the UAE.
2017-09-25
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
New anti-inflammatory compound could fight Alzheimer's
London, Sep 25 (IANS) Scientists at the University of Manchester in Britain have developed a chemical compound that is able to block a key component of inflammatory response implicated in many cancers, Alzheimer's disease and cardiovascular disease.
2017-09-25
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
BDL signs contract for missiles to Indian Army
Hyderabad, Sep 25 (IANS) Bharat Dynamics Ltd (BDL) has signed a contract with Research Centre Imarat (RCI) for supply of medium range Surface to Air Missiles (MRSAMs) to Indian Army, said a defence statement.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Technology,Defence/Security
Dera chief moves HC against rape conviction
Chandigarh, Sep 25 (IANS) Jailed Dera Sacha Sauda sect chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh on Monday moved the Punjab and Haryana High Court challenging his rape conviction by the CBI special court.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Punjab,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident
PM, Shah speak to UP Chief Minister over BHU incident
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP chief Amit Shah have spoken to Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath over the police action against students agitating on the BHU campus, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said on Monday adding that the state government will find an appropriate solution to the issue.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Education
US, North Korea war of words worries China
Beijing, Sep 25 (IANS) China on Monday said it is worried about the escalating war of words between the US and North Korea and urged both the countries not to "add fuel to the fire".
2017-09-25
Category: International, China,Politics,Diplomacy
Allegations 'crazy mixture of falsehoods, conjectures': Chidambaram
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Former Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Monday lashed out at the Enforcement Directorate saying its allegations against him and his son Karti in the Aircel Maxis case are "a crazy mixture of falsehoods and conjectures" intended to "intimidate" him and to "silence" his voice.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Always motivated by roles that alleviate women: Tamannaah Bhatia
Mumbai, Sep 25 (IANS) Actress Tamannaah Bhatia, who has been roped in for the Telugu remake of the Kangana Ranaut starrer "Queen", says roles that put the spotlight on women empowerment motivate her.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Infosys, IISc ink Rs 5cr MoU for research
Bengaluru, Sep 25 (IANS) Infosys Foundation, IT major Infosys' philanthropic arm, has signed a Rs 5 crore MoU with the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bengaluru to enhance research related to infectious diseases, the company said on Monday.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine,Technology,Business/Economy
Ananya, Anze Skrube team up for dance video
Mumbai, Sep 25 (IANS) Singer-songwriter Ananya Birla and Los Angeles-based creative director and choreographer Anze Skrube who has performed alongside singers like Usher and Justin Timberlake, have collaborated for the official dance video of "Meant to be".
2017-09-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Karbonn 'K9 Smart Grand' launched at Rs 5,290
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Domestic handset maker Karbonn Mobiles on Monday launched "K9 Smart Grand" at Rs 5,290.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Writing books is a priority: Chetan Bhagat
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Author-producer Chetan Bhagat says writing books will always be a priority for him.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Art/Culture/Books
Maruti Suzuki commences booking for new S-Cross
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Automobile major Maruti Suzuki on Monday commenced bookings for the new variant of its "all-new" premium crossover S-Cross which is expected to be launched during the festive season.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
'Some problems' with economy, but only temporary: Gadkari
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Senior BJP leader and Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Monday acknowledged that there were "some problems" with the economy but assured that Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government was correcting them on a "war footing".
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Chetan Bhagat's inclusion in DU syllabus was arbitrary: Stakeholders
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Including bestselling author Chetan Bhagat's novel "Five Point Someone" in Delhi University's syllabus was "arbitrary" and did not follow the usual procedure of consultation among the concerned committees, stakeholders say of the decision that has now been put on hold.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Art/Culture/Books,Education
India A beat New Zealand A by an innings and 31 runs
Vijayawada, Sep 25 (IANS) India A pulled off a dominating all-round effort to defeat New Zealand A by an innings and 31 runs shortly after lunch on the third day of their first unofficial Test here.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Sports,Cricket
Kerala HC says Dileep's wife does not need anticipatory bail
Kochi, Sep 25 (IANS) The Kerala High Court on Monday said the anticipatory bail application of actress Kavya Madhavan, wife of arrested superstar Dileep, was not required to be taken up since the prosecution maintained she was not a suspect in the actress abduction case.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Kerala,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Cinema/Showbiz,Crime/Disaster/Accident
We are in toughest group, admits New Zealand U-17 coach (IANS interview)
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) The New Zealand Under-17 football team's chief coach, Danny Hay, believes his side has been drawn into one of the toughest groups of the World Cup and is aware of the difficulties it will face to progress to the next round.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football,FIFA U-17 World Cup
TMC suspends Mukul Roy for six years
Kolkata, Sep 25 (IANS) The Trinamool Congress (TMC) on Monday suspended its founding member and Rajya Sabha member Mukul Roy for six years for "indulging in anti-party activities".
2017-09-25
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Normalcy in pharma sector expected by 2021: Lupin CFO
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) The Indian pharmaceutical sector, which has witnessed tepid growth on the domestic and international fronts, is likely to see return of normalcy only by 2021, pharma major Lupin's Executive Director and CFO Ramesh Swaminathan said on Monday.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine
New hockey coach Marijne brings player-driven, coach-assisted process
Bengaluru, Sep 25 (IANS) Newly-appointed Indian hockey team chief coach Sjoerd Marijne is bracing up for his first test in the form of the Asia Cup, scheduled to start on October 11, and is currently incorporating a mantra of player-driven, coach-assisted process to know his squad's strengths and weaknesses.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Hockey
Panchkula teenager commits suicide, 'Blue Whale' suspected
Chandigarh, Sep 25 (IANS) A 17-year-old boy committed suicide by hanging himself from the ceiling at his home in Panchkula town, adjoining Chandigarh, on Monday, police said.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Punjab,National,Media,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Next Auto Expo to be held from February 9, 2018; show extended by one day
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) The next biennial automobile industry event --Auto Expo -- will be held in the second week of February next year, organisers said on Monday.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
We will play all competitions seriously this season: Wenger
London, Sep 25 (IANS) Arsenal chief coach Arsene Wenger on Monday questioned the efficiency of modern sports science saying "that nobody knows if it's really efficient or not" and admitted that his team will not sacrifice any competitions this football season.
2017-09-25
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
World's smallest squirrel discovered in Indonesia
Jakarta, Sep 25 (IANS) Indonesian scientists have found the world's smallest squirrel in the country's Borneo rain forest, authorities revealed on Monday.
2017-09-25
Category: International, Indonesia,Science/Tech,Environment/Wildlife
Japanese PM calls for snap election
Tokyo, Sep 25 (IANS) Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Monday called an early election this year, the media reported.
2017-09-25
Category: International, Japan,Politics
Indian held for selling fake jewellery in Nepal
Kathmandu, Sep 25 (IANS) An Indian national in possession of 14.5 kilograms of impure silver jewellery was arrested by the police in western Nepal, media reported.
2017-09-25
Category: International, Nepal,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Telecoms seek two more quarters to implement Quality of Services norms
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Telecom service providers on Monday requested the sector regulator for another two quarters of time to implement Quality of Services regulations.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Rs 44,990 Sony Xperia XZ1 with '3D Creator' launched in India
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Sony India on Monday expanded its premium device portfolio with "Xperia XZ1" -- the first smartphone with a 3D Creator -- for Rs 44,990.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Digital payments up, debit card use declines: Report
Mumbai, Sep 25 (IANS) Investment banking firm Jefferies on Monday said there is growth in digital payment mode by bank customers post-demonetisation whereas there has been a decline in usage of debit cards.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy,Technology
Found a new superstar in Varun Dhawan, says Anu Malik
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Anu Malik sang the original "Oonchi hai building" from Salman Khan starrer "Judwaa", and he has also sung the track's recreated version picturised on Varun Dhawan for "Judwaa 2". The singer-composer says he's impressed by the younger star.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
New Zealand drop Neesham, Broom for India ODIs
Wellington, Sep 25 (IANS) All-rounder Jimmy Neesham and batsman Neil Broom were on Monday dropped from the New Zealand One-day International (ODI) squad to tour India next month.
2017-09-25
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Negative global cues, profit booking subdue equities (Third Lead)
Mumbai, Sep 25 (IANS) Key Indian equity indices -- the BSE Sensex and the NSE Nifty50 -- descended sharply on Monday to provisionally close in the red as negative global cues on the back of prevailing geo-political tensions, coupled with heavy selling pressure in index heavyweights like Adani Ports, Tata Steel and ITC, subdued investors' sentiments.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Business/Economy
Iraq match showed our boys temperament, says India U-16 coach
Kathmandu, Sep 25 (IANS) Having finished the Asian Football Cup U-16 Qualifiers 2018 campaign on a positive note Bibiano Fernandes, Head Coach India U-16 National Team, hailed the team and said the match against defending champions Iraq displayed the boys temperament.
2017-09-25
Category: International, Nepal,Sports,Football
Too new a designer to venture into fashion weeks: Tanira Sethi
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) She is the daughter of the president of the country's apex fashion body Fashion Design Council of India (FDCI) but that never made her step into fashion weeks from the start. Young designer Tanira Sethi says that she is too new a name in the industry to showcase at such platforms.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
ISL: FC Pune City appoint Serbian Ranko Popovic as head coach
Pune, Sep 25 (IANS) FC Pune City on Monday announced Serbian Ranko Popovic as their new head coach for the upcoming fourth edition of the Indian Super League (ISL), starting November 3.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Football,ISL
`Tata Motors car customers are getting younger'
Chennai, Sep 25 (IANS) Customers of Tata Motors cars are getting younger and the models are getting active enquiries from the personal car owner segment as against the earlier practice of enquiries from fleet owners, a senior official said here on Monday.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Business/Economy
Militant killed in J&K operation
Srinagar, Sep 25 (IANS) The army on Monday said a militant was killed in an ongoing security operation in Jammu and Kashmir's Uri town in which three Pakistani terrorists died on Sunday.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Kashmir,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Shuttler Sindhu thanks ministry for Padma Bhushan nomination
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Elated at being nominated for the country's third highest civilian honour -- Padma Bhushan -- Rio Olympics silver medallist shuttler P.V. Sindhu on Monday thanked the Sports Ministry for the recommendation.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Badminton
Chidamabaram son's assets worth over Rs 1 cr attached
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Monday said it has attached Rs 1.16-crore worth of assets belonging to Congress leader P. Chidambaram's son Karti who is being probed for recieving alleged kickbacks in getting FIPB clearance in the Aircel Maxis deal when his father was union Finance Minister.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Business/Economy
SBI introduces AI-based chat assistant
Mumbai, Sep 25 (IANS) The State Bank of India (SBI) on Monday announced SBI Intelligent Assistant (SIA) -- a chat assistant aimed to address customer enquiries like a "bank representative" does.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Technology,Business/Economy
Veteran journalist, Marathi litterateur Arun Sadhu dead
Mumbai, Sep 25 (IANS) Veteran journalist and a left-of-centre liberal Marathi writer Arun Sadhu passed away after prolonged illness here on Monday.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Media,Art/Culture/Books
Rajiv Mehrishi sworn in as CAG
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Former Union Home Secretary Rajiv Mehrishi was on Monday sworn in as the Comptroller and Auditor-General of India.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Upcoming art show to pay tribute to iconic Indian legends
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Delhi-based artist Rita Jhunjhunwala will pay tribute to extraordinary men and women from a spectrum of society, including arts and science, politics and business, religion and and spirituality through her upcoming exhibition.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books,Features,Human Interest/Society
Negative global cues subdue equities, Sensex plunges over 350 points
Mumbai, Sep 25 (IANS) Key Indian equity indices descended sharply during the mid-afternoon trade session on Monday, with the BSE Sensex plunging over 350 points and the NSE Nifty50 over 100 points.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Tokyo Governor announces creation of national party
Tokyo, Sep 25 (IANS) Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike on Monday announced the creation of a new party which she will use to jump to politics at the national level.
2017-09-25
Category: International, Japan,Politics
Delhi HC acquits 'Peepli Live' director Farooqui in rape case
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Monday acquitted Mahmood Farooqui, co-director of acclaimed 2010 Hindi film "Peepli Live", who was accused of raping an American woman.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Cinema/Showbiz,Crime/Disaster/Accident
'Karu' will touch upon the issue of abortion: Director Vijay
Chennai, Sep 25 (IANS) Filmmaker Vijay says his upcoming Tamil-Telugu horror drama "Karu", which features Sai Pallavi in the lead, will talk about the sensitive topic of abortion.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Things one should stop doing at hotels
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) While many are well-versed in hotel etiquette, there are certain weird things that people end up doing frequently -- for instance asking for discounts at checkout to using hotel towels to clean, mop or wipe. Experts suggest steps that one should avoid practising during hotel stay.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Two women found dead in Delhi house
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Two women, who were related, were found dead in a house here on Monday morning, police said.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Indian firm pCloudy launches device data centre in Australia
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Bengaluru-based mobile device Cloud platform pCloudy.com on Monday launched its new device data centre in Melbourne, Australia.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Trinamool suspends Mukul Roy for six years
Kolkata, Sep 25 (IANS) Trinamool Congress on Monday suspended its founding member and Rajya Sabha member Mukul Roy for six years.
2017-09-25
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Copter service for Durga Puja revellers in Tripura
Agartala, Sep 25 (IANS) The Tripura government will operate a helicopter service for Durga Puja revellers and sightseers to enable them get an aerial view of tourist spots and puja celebrations here, an official said on Monday.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Tripura,National,Religion,Defence/Security,Art/Culture/Books
Bomb blast near Manipur businessman's house, no casualties
Imphal, Sep 25 (IANS) Unidentified persons set off a bomb blast near the house of a businessman in Imphal early on Monday, causing damage to some buildings. No casualties were reported, police said.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Manipur,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Amit Shah lauds economy, attacks Rahul
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Amid concerns over slowing economic growth, BJP President Amit Shah on Monday lauded the government's efforts to boost the economy and hailed its actions like demonetisation and introduction of the Goods and Services Tax (GST).
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Good relationships can boost your career
New York, Sep 25 (IANS) Sharing a good relationship with friends and family can boost confidence and keep you motivated to achieve greater personal goals, suggests new research.
2017-09-25
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
Novartis India to buy back shares worth over Rs 231 cr
Mumbai, Sep 25 (IANS) Pharma major Novartis India on Monday said that it will buy back shares worth Rs 231.15 crore representing 12.26 per cent of the total paid up equity capital.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Lalu skips CBI questioning in IRCTC case, seeks 15 days time
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) RJD chief Lalu Prasad on Monday again skipped questioning by the CBI, the second time in a month, in a case against him and his son Tejashwi Yadav over alleged irregularities in issuing contracts for two IRCTC hotels in 2006 to a private company.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Celebrate Gandhi Jayanti every day, says essay lauded by PM
Panaji, Sep 25 (IANS) A Class 9 student from Goa, whose prize-winning essay on Swachh Bharat was lauded by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, wants Gandhi Jayanti to be celebrated every day and not just on October 2.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics,Education
Prominent Durga Pujas in Kolkata inaccessible to disabled: NGO
Kolkata, Sep 25 (IANS) A city-based NGO on Monday said that over 70 per cent big banner Durga Pujas here have failed to provide adequate equipment and accessibility for the disabled which goes against the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (RPWD) Act passed in 2016.
2017-09-25
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Switch from boring to fun workouts
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Traditional indoor workouts might get monotonous with time. Incorporate engaging and unconventional fitness activities and get fit while having fun, say experts.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Take basic look a notch above with statement jewellery
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) The daily wear outfits are generally nothing really spectacular. So spruce up your basics by adding elegant, feminine and sparkling statement jewellery, suggest experts.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
World's former heaviest woman dies in Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi, Sep 25 (IANS) Egyptian national Eman Ahmed Abdelaty, once known as the world heaviest woman, passed away here on Monday, a media report said.
2017-09-25
Category: International, Togo,Human Interest/Society
Tata Capital to divest forex, travel services to Thomas Cook
Mumbai, Sep 25 (IANS) Financial services provider Tata Capital on Monday announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to divest its foreign exchange and travel services to Thomas Cook (India).
2017-09-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
400 young chess players vying for world youth chess titles
Montevideo (Uruguay), Sep 25 (IANS) Some 400 chess players between the ages of 9 and 18 from 53 nations are vying for the World Youth Chess Championship titles here in several categories.
2017-09-25
Category: International, Uruguay,Sports,Other Sports
Jharkhand forms panel to probe firecracker unit blast as toll rises to 10
Ranchi, Sep 25 (IANS) The Jharkhand government on Monday set up a two-member team to probe the blast at an illegal firecracker unit in East Singhbum district as the toll increased to 10.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Bihar,National,Defence/Security,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Abhishek Sharma bagged lead role after almost 800 auditions
Mumbai, Sep 25 (IANS) Actor Abhishek Sharma, who has featured in shows like "Best of Luck Nikki" and "Mere Angne Mein", says he is happy to play the lead role in a show for the first time. He got the opportunity after almost 800 auditions.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Federer wins Laver Cup for Europe after defeating Kyrgios
Prague, Sep 25 (IANS) Swiss tennis great Roger Federer, ranked No. 2 in the world, defeated Australia's Nick Kyrgios 4-6, 7-6(6) and "match tie-break" (11-9) to take home the first-ever Laver Cup, named in honour of the legendary Rod Laver.
2017-09-25
Category: International, Czech Republic,Sports,Tennis
Mukul Roy announces decision to quit Trinamool
Kolkata, Sep 25 (IANS) Senior Trinamool Congress leader Mukul Roy, once the right hand man of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, on Monday announced his decision to quit the party.
2017-09-25
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Stylize your simple Navratra food with new variants
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) This Navratra try food that will help you lift your taste buds and add some fun to your plain taste. From Rajgira paneer paratha, Farali coconut elaichi nankhatai, Samo rice pulao, Shakarkandi anar chat to Coconut sago pudding and Kuttu atta pizza, food experts from around the country list down some of the innovative recipes that can jazz up festive thalis this season.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Agar ruled out of India tour with fractured finger
Indore, Sep 25 (IANS) Australian left-arm spinner Ashton Agar was ruled out of the remainder of the India tour after fracturing his finger in the third One-Day International (ODI) here, Cricket Australia (CA) confirmed in a statement on Monday.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,Sports,Cricket
Dzumhur wins first title of his career at St. Petersburg Open
St. Petersburg (Russia), Sep 25 (IANS) Bosnia's Damir Dzumhur earned the first title of his tennis career in a comeback victory over Italy's Fabio Fognini 3-6, 6-4, 6-2 at the St. Petersburg Open here.
2017-09-25
Category: International, United States,Sports,Tennis
Army jawan shoots dead colleague, himself in Bihar
Patna, Sep 25 (IANS) An army jawan shot dead his colleague and then killed himself in the Bihar capital on Monday after an altercation, police said.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security
Leverkusen win, Cologne draw in German Bundesliga
Berlin, Sep 25 (IANS) Kevin Volland's brace helped Bayer Leverkusen beat Hamburg 3-0 while newly promoted Hannover shared the spoils with Cologne following a goalless draw at the close of the sixth round in the Bundesliga football league.
2017-09-25
Category: International, Germany,Sports,Football
Paltrow, Martin's former chef reveals their diet
Los Angeles, Sep 25 (IANS) Celebrity chef Kate McAloon, who worked for former couple Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin, says the actress and singer followed a very strict diet consisting mostly of vegetables.
2017-09-25
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Sonagachi sex workers scale up Durga Puja
Kolkata, Sep 25 (IANS) For the first time in five years, sex workers of Sonagachi, considered Asia's largest red-light area, will be able to scale up their Durga Puja to a major celebration that they have been demanding for quite some time.
2017-09-25
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Religion,Immigration/Law/Rights,Art/Culture/Books,Human Interest/Society
Mukul Roy announces decision to quit Trinamool
Kolkata, Sep 25 (IANS) Senior Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader Mukul Roy, once the right hand man of West Bnegal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, on Monday announced his decision to quit the party.
2017-09-25
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Mindy Kaling anxious about motherhood
Los Angeles, Sep 25 (IANS) Actress Mindy Kaling, who is expecting her first child, feels anxious about the prospect of becoming a mother.
2017-09-25
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Helly Shah picks role over co-star (TV Snippets)
Mumbai, Sep 25 (IANS) Helly Shah, best known for playing Swara in "Swaragini - Jodein Rishton Ke Sur", says she will only act in films if she likes her character and not because of a co-star.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Jason Derulo robbed, $300,000 cash and jewellery missing
Los Angeles, Sep 25 (IANS) Singer Jason Derulo's mansion here was broken into by thieves who stole around $300,000 in cash and jewellery.
2017-09-25
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
'Spyder' was a very challenging project: Murugadoss
Chennai, Sep 25 (IANS) Filmmaker A.R. Murugadoss says forthcoming Tamil-Telugu bilingual spy thriller "Spyder", which stars superstar Mahesh Babu in the role of an Intelligence Bureau officer, was a very challenging project.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Care workers more vulnerable to sexual harassment
London, Sep 25 (IANS) Women employed in care work are more often exposed to sexual harassment by clients or customers than those in other occupational groups such as education, service or industrial work, new research has found.
2017-09-25
Category: International, United Kingdom,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
PSV takes over Dutch lead as Ajax and Feyenoord crash
The Hague, Sep 25 (IANS) Dutch football club PSV Eindhoven became the new leader of the Dutch Eredivisie after hammering FC Utrecht 7-1 in Utrecht, with rivals Ajax and Feyenoord suffering blows.
2017-09-25
Category: International, Netherlands,Sports,Football
Bengal's Durga Puja carnival now a Didi show
Kolkata, Sep 25 (IANS) Known to maintain a punishing work schedule, the Durga Puja festival has kept West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee busier than usual. Apart from attending to pressing administrative issues, "Didi" has been dashing around the city, soaking in the festive spirit in more ways than one.
2017-09-25
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics,Religion,Human Interest/Society