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Auto sales zoom in Sep; await festive season for added boost (Intro Roundup)
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) Base effect along with a rebound in domestic demand led major automobile players to report healthy year-on-year and sequential sales numbers for September.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Clinical MI cruise to 48-run win over KXIP
Abu Dhabi, Oct 1 (IANS) Four-time champions Mumbai Indians (MI) on Thursday cruised to a 48-run win over Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium here. Chasing MI's total of 191/4 wickets in 20 overs, KXIP only managed to reach 143/8 wickets in 20 overs as a clinical MI bowling attack rarely allowed the batsmen any space to score runs freely.
2020-10-01
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
B'luru riots: BJP gives clean chit to police, demands ban on SDPI
Bengaluru, Oct 1 (IANS) Former Karnataka minister Aravind Limbavali, who headed the fact finding committee of the ruling BJP to probe the Bengaluru riots that broke out about a month ago, handed over its report to Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa at the party office here on Thursday.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
GCOT presents Gramodaya Bandhu Mitra award to Sonu Sood
Hyderabad, Oct 1 (IANS) The Gramodaya Chamber of Commerce and Technology (GCOT) presented the Gramodaya Bandhu Mitra award to actor Sonu Sood here on Thursday in recognition of his work to help the poor and the needy amid the Civid-19 pandemic.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
FY22 Union Budget: Pre-budget meetings to begin on Oct 16
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) The pre-budget meetings for the Union Budget FY 2021-22 will begin on October 16 and continue till the first week of November, said a circular by the Department of Economic Affairs (DEA).
2020-10-01
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
GI tag for 5 Indian coffee beans to boost exports
Bengaluru, Oct 1 (IANS) Five varieties of Indian coffee beans have received geographical indication (GI) tags for promoting them in overseas markets and boosting their exports, an official said on Thursday.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy
Indian merchandise exports grow over 5% in Sep: Goyal
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) Amid a push for a self-reliant India and growth of domestic industries, the country's merchandise exports registered a 5.27 per cent growth in September on a year-on-year basis, Union Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal said on Thursday.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Congress knows nothing about coalition dharma: Kumarswamy
Bengaluru, Oct 1 (IANS) Taking a swipe at Karnataka Leader of Opposition Siddaramaiah's recent remarks, former Karnataka Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy said on Thursday that Congress is not a party worthy of an alliance as it has scant respect for coalition dharma.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Telangana seeks Rs 500 crore from Centre for Hyderabad-Vijayawada highway
Hyderabad, Oct 1 (IANS) Telangana's minister for municipal administration and urban development K. T. Rama Rao has urged the Centre to provide Rs 500 crore for development works on Hyderabad - Vijayawada section of National Highway 65.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
As Covid spikes, Kerala bans assembly of more than 5 people
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 1 (IANS) With Covid cases spiking at an alarming rate in Kerala, the state government, in an order issued on Thursday night, banned assembly of more than five people.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
Off-colour CSK look to bounce back vs SRH (IPL Match 14 Preview)
Dubai, Oct 1 (IANS/GloFans) An off-colour Chennai Super Kings (CSK), coming back after a six-day rest, will hope for a change of luck when they clash with SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) in an IPL match between wooden-spooners at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium here on Friday evening.
2020-10-01
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Dew factor makes it difficult after 12th over in 2nd half: Chahal
Abu Dhabi, Oct 1 (IANS) Dew coming in towards the end of the second half of the match makes it difficult for the bowlers in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), feels Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) spinner Yuzvendra Chahal.
2020-10-01
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Goldman Sachs to set up operations in Hyderabad
Hyderabad, Oct 1 (IANS) Leading global investment bank and financial services company Goldman Sachs will be expanding its presence in India, by setting up in Hyderabad too.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Business/Economy
Raj HC bars pvt schools from collecting school fees till Oct 9
Jaipur, Oct 1 (IANS) In a major relief to lakhs of parents in the state, the Rajasthan High Court on Thursday stayed the order issued by a single judge directing schools to collect 70 per cent tuition fees from the parents of the students.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Rajasthan,National
Telangana to make registration of migrant workers compulsory
Hyderabad, Oct 1 (IANS) Drawing lessons from the Covid-19 induced lockdown, Telangana is well on course to become the first state in the country to make registration of migrant workers compulsory and eliminate the role of contractors or middlemen.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
Suryoday Small Finance Bank joins IPO bandwagon amid Covid
Mumbai, Oct 1 (IANS) Despite the uncertain economic situation, there has, off late, been a spurt in initial public offerings (IPO) to raise funds amid the pandemic.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Railways records 13.5% YoY rise in freight revenue in Sep 2020
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) The Indian Railways on Thursday said that it has earned more revenue in September 2020 over the same period last year in spite of Covid-19 related challenges, as the freight revenue registered a 13.54 per cent jump over last year.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Mamata launches 'Pathashree' road repair scheme
Kolkata, Oct 1 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday announced a road repair scheme titled 'Pathashree Abhijan' under which more than 7,000 stretches of roads comprising 12,000 km across the state will be repaired in a mission mode in a time-bound manner.
2020-10-01
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Andhra Pradesh CM announces MSP for 24 agri products
Amaravati, Oct 1 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y. S. Jagan Mohan Reddy announced the minimum support price (MSP) for 24 agricultural products for the year 2020-21 on Thursday.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Congress in Kerala takes out protest march on police action against Rahul
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 1 (IANS) Top Congress leaders in Kerala including state Congress chief and Leader of Opposition Ramesh Chennithala took to the streets here to condemn the detention of former party chief Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra while they were on their way to meet the family of the Hathras gangrape victim on Thursday.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
2.71 lakh people in 7 Assam districts still hit by flood
Guwahati, Oct 1 (IANS) Even as the third wave of flood situation in Assam slightly improved, 2.71 lakh people in seven of the state's 33 districts were still suffering on Thursday, disaster management officials said.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Assam,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Low base recovery: Auto sales zoom in Sep; await festive season for added boost (Roundup)
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) Base effect along with a rebound in domestic demand led major automobile players to report healthy year-on-year and sequential sales numbers for September.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Pollard, Pandya's late blitz helps MI reach 191/4
Abu Dhabi, Oct 1 (IANS) A late blitz from Kieron Pollard and Hardik Pandya helped Mumbai Indians (MI) post 191/4 against Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) on Thursday at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium.
2020-10-01
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
BJP to bank on gamechanger Mukul Roy for 2021 Bengal Assembly polls
Kolkata, Oct 1 (IANS) Once Trinamool Congress' second-in-command, Mukul Roy seems to be taking over the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) election campaign for the high-voltage West Bengal Assembly polls scheduled next year.
2020-10-01
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Akshay Kumar-starrer 'Bell Bottom' shoot completed
Glasgow, Oct 1 (IANS) Superstar Akshay Kumar and his co-stars of Bell Bottom have completed the shoot of the film in the United Kingdom amid the pandemic.
2020-10-01
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Man uploads video on Facebook before hanging self
New Delhi, Oct 1 ( IANS ) A 22-year-old man on Wednesday hanged himself in Rohini Sector 11 after uploading a video on Facebook.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
BMW Group India to increase prices by up to 3% from Nov 1
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) BMW Group India on Thursday said that it will increase prices across the BMW and MINI product portfolio with effect from November 1, due to rising costs and depreciating currency.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Thief murders accomplice, guard disposes off body to save job, both arrested!
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) A fight broke out between two thieves who had entered an MCD school in east Delhi's Kalyanpuri to steal mercury lights, resulting in the death of one of them after he was pushed off the roof of the school.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Zebra foal born in Bengaluru zoo amid Covid
Bengaluru, Oct 1 (IANS) A female zebra foal was born in Bannerghatta biological park in the city to mother Kaveri and father Bharath amid Covid-19 times, said a zoo official on Thursday.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Environment/Wildlife
Ishaan Khatter: Fitness is a passion of mine
Mumbai, Oct 1 (IANS) Ahead of the release of Khaali Peeli, actor Ishaan Khatter opened up about the fitness regime he followed to get in shape for his role in the film.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
SC grants bail to terror accused charged under UAPA
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) The Supreme Court has granted bail to a person accused under the stringent Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA).
2020-10-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Terrorism
Cong leaders in Karnataka protest detention of Gandhi siblings
Bengaluru, Oct 1 (IANS) Reacting strongly to a video clip that showed former Congress president Rahul Gandhi falling near the Yamuna Expressway, Congress leaders led by Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee president D. K. Shivakumar took out a torchlight protest march on Thursday evening from the Congress Bhavan to the Mahatma Gandhi statue.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
RLSP burns effigy of Yogi over Hathras gangrape
Patna, Oct 1 (IANS) Over 150 members of Rashtriya Lok Samata Party (RLSP) burnt the effigy of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath here to protest against the Hathras gangrape and murder on Thursday.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
New security norms for credit, debit cards puts several in fix
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) New guidelines to further secure credit and debit card payments left several cardholders in a fix on Thursday as many of them were not able to make online or contactless transactions.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Army celebrates Cho La Day to commemorate 1967 action against PLA
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) The Indian Army on Thursday celebrated Cho La Day to commemorate the bravery of Indian troops who gave a bloody nose to the Chinese People's Liberation Army troops during clashes at the Cho La pass in 1967.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
PM advises two ex-CMs to abstain from Atal Tunnel inauguration
Shimla, Oct 1 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi has advised two former Himachal Pradesh Chief Ministers -- Shanta Kumar and Prem Kumar Dhumal -- not to attend the inauguration of the strategic Atal Tunnel, beneath the majestic Rohtang Pass on October 3, the state government said on Thursday.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Politics
Allahabad HC issues notice to UP govt on Hathras incident
Lucknow, Oct 1 (IANS) The Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court on Thursday took suo motu cognizance of the Hathras incident and issued notice to the Uttar Pradesh government.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Union ministers, AP CM launch doorstep fertilizer delivery service
Amaravati, Oct 1 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y. S. Jagan Mohan Reddy and Union Chemical and Fertilizers Minister D. V. Sadananda Gowda and Minister of State Mansukh Mandaviya launched the facility of fertilizers doorstep delivery to farmers on Thursday
2020-10-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Goa Congress condemns arrest of Rahul, Priyanka in UP
Panaji, Oct 1 (IANS) The Congress in Goa on Thursday condemned the alleged police manhandling and arrest of the opposition party's former president Rahul Gandhi and general secretary Priyanka Gandhi near Hathras in Uttar Pradesh where they were to meet the family of a 19-year-old Dalit girl who was gangraped and murdered.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
'Can't burden workers': SC grants overtime wages amid Covid-19
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Thursday said the burden of economic slowdown cannot be put only on the workers, who are the backbone of economic activity, as it quashed the Gujarat government notification exempting factories from paying overtime wages to the workers.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
IPL all-time record: 269 mn TV viewers watched matches in first week
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) A total of 269 million viewers -- an all-time record in the IPL history -- watched the matches in the opening week of the 13th IPL, according to a Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC) India-Nielsen report. Eleven million more viewers watched each match compared to the 2019 IPL.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Will fight even with God for farmers: KCR
Hyderabad, Oct 1 (IANS) Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao on Thursday made it clear that when it comes to protecting the interests of agriculture and farmers in Telangana State, he would not mind even fighting with the God.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Another day of high Covid cases as 8,135 turn positive in Kerala
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 1 (IANS) For the second successive day in Kerala, the daily Covid-19 cases crossed 8,000 to reach 8,135 on Thursday.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
National Poomsae Championship opening ceremony held virtually
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) The opening ceremony for the main stage of the 2020 Online Open National Taekwondo Championship was held virtually on Thursday. While the preliminary rounds started on September 28, the main events start from Thursday. India Taekwondo, the national governing body for the sport, said that a total of 1400 participants across 17 categories have progressed to the next round.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Religious places, cinema halls to remain closed in Odisha
Bhubaneswar, Oct 1 (IANS) The Odisha government on Thursday said places of worship, cinema halls and entertainment complexes will remain closed till October 31 as it issued unlock 5.0 guidelines in view of Covid-19 pandemic.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Orissa,National,Health/Medicine
Maha Covid cases zoom over 14 lakh, toll crosses 37,000
Mumbai, Oct 1 (IANS) Maharashtra's Covid-19 deaths and cases dropped but the case tally shot above 14 lakh and the death toll crossed 37,000, while the Mumbai Metropolitan Region (MMR) remained grim with growing cases, health officials said here on Thursday.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
FC Goa announce signing of Devendra Murgaonkar
Panaji, Oct 1 (IANS) FC Goa on Thursday announced the signing of forward Devendra Murgaonkar. The 21-year-old Goan joins the Indian Super League (ISL) franchise from Salgaocar after the clubs agreed on an undisclosed transfer fee.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Goa,Sports,Football
No decision on resumption of casinos in Goa yet: CM
Panaji, Oct 1 (IANS) There has been no decision taken yet on the resumption of the casino industry in the state, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said on Thursday, while commenting on the the Unlock 5.0 guidelines issued by the Union Ministry for Home Affairs earlier in the day.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
SAI opens up Karni Singh Range, approves camp for Olympic probables
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) The Sports Authority of India (SAI) on Thursday said that it has approved the request for opening training facilities at the Karni Singh Shooting Range here for national squad shooters from October 5. While the range had already opened up for the core Olympic probables, SAI said that 64 additional shooters would be provided ammunition and targets at government expense.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Tamil Nadu, Arunachal join One Nation One Ration Card scheme
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) Two more States, Tamil Nadu and Arunachal Pradesh have been integrated with the existing national portability cluster of 26 States/UTs under the One Nation One Ration Card, said Union Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution on Thursday in a statement.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
'N-E to play leading role in India's economic emergence post-Covid'
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) The north eastern region of India will play a lead1ng role in the post-Covid scenario thereby taking the lead as the 'new engine of a new India', Union Minister of State for the Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER) and MoS PMO, Jitendra Singh said on Thursday.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Delhi Congress, Youth Congress protest police action on Rahul, Priyanka
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) The Delhi Congress and the Youth Congrss on Ttursday staged a protest near India Gate and Shastri Bhawan over the alleged illegal detention of former Congress chief Rahul Gandhi and party general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra in Uttar Pradesh's Noida while they were going to meet the Hathras gangrape victim's family.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
BJP leader arrested in police recruitment paper leak scam in Assam
Guwahati, Oct 1 (IANS) Leader of ruling BJP Diban Deka, one of the prime accused in Assam police recruitment scam, was arrested and the saffron party expelled him from the organisation, official and party sources said on Thursday.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Assam,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Mathur takes over as new chief of IAF Training Command
Bengaluru, Oct 1 (IANS) Air Marshal R.D. Mathur on Thursday took over as Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief of the Indian Air Force's Training Command from Air Marshal A.S. Butola.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Defence/Security
Bank employees jailed for fraud
Chennai, Oct 1 (IANS) Two employees of different banks have been awarded three years' rigorous imprisonment each and fine for their involvement in a fraud case during 2006-2007 with an intention to cheat Union Bank of India. The accused in conspiracy with some private persons cheated the bank. A loss to the tune of Rs 6.19 crore was caused to Union Bank of India.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Bollywood actresses react to Balrampur gangrape horror
Mumbai, Oct 1 (IANS) The shock of the Hathras gangrape incident was yet to subside when another similar brutal incident has occurred in Uttar Pradesh. A 22-year-old college student was gangraped in Balrampur district.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
New 'Air India One' receives latest defence tech, lands back in India
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) The first of the two Boeing B777 aircraft, which have been specially retrofitted with the latest self-defence protection suite for VVIP transport duties, landed at the IGI Airport late on Thursday afternoon.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Delhi,National
Defence Ministry celebrates 20th Raising Day of Integrated Defence Staff
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) The Ministry of Defence celebrated the 20th Raising Day of Integrated Defence Staff on Thursday. On the occasion, the Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat extended his warm felicitations to all members of the tri-services fraternity.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Justin Bieber to wife: You make me such a better man
Los Angeles, Oct 1 (IANS) Pop star Justin Bieber gave credit to his wife Hailey for making him a better man, in a wedding anniversary post.
2020-10-01
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Andhra Pradesh Covid tally breaches 7 lakh mark
Amaravati, Oct 1 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Covid tally crossed the seven lakh mark on Thursday to reach 7,00,235 cases with 6,751 new positive cases, even as recoveries continue to outnumber fresh infections.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
J&K Lt Guv asks officers to provide best services to people
New Delhi/Srinagar, Oct 1 (IANS) Give 100 percent for equity, growth and inclusion in Jammu and Kashmir villages, use Back to Village Jan 3 Abhiyan opportunity to connect with the people and serve them well, Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha said on Thursday.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Delhi riots: No bar on digital identification of accused, says court
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) There is no bar on an investigating agency employing technical tools to conduct further investigation, a Delhi court noted while rejecting the bail application of a Delhi riots accused, arrested after being "digitally identified" by the police.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
IMA criticises Centre for inappropriate medical reforms amid a pandemic
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) The Indian Medical Association (IMA) has called out the Centre for responding inappropriately to the pandemic on Thursday. In a strongly-worded statement, the national body of doctors has condemned the series of reforms in medical education the Centre has pushed recently.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
17-yr-old daughter of Ekbalpur murder victim dies in Kolkata hospital
Kolkata, Oct 1 (IANS) The 17-year old daughter of Ekbalpur murder victim Akida Khatun (45), who was allegedly hacked to death on September 25 by her brother-in-law Sultan Ansari, succumbed to grievous injuries at a Kolkata hospital on Thursday.
2020-10-01
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
RBI breaks silence, okays Committee of Directors for Dhanlaxmi Bank
Chennai, Oct 1 (IANS) Breaking its silence on the happenings in the Kerala-based Dhanlaxmi Bank, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Thursday approved the formation of a Committee of Directors (CoD) to exercise the powers of Managing Director and CEO as an interim measure.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy
Gandhi's thoughts are core of Modi govt: Prez Kovind
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) Mahatma Gandhi's thoughts and teachings are at the core of the Modi government's efforts, said President Ram Nath Kovind on the eve of the 151st anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
'Wake up Marathas' call by Parth Pawar shakes up Maha political circles (Ld)
Mumbai, Oct 1 (IANS) The fiery but unpredictable Parth Pawar - grand-nephew of Nationalist Congress Party supremo Sharad Pawar - on Thursday without warning stirred up Maharashtra politics by giving a 'wake-up' call to the Maratha community to fight for their rights.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Workers' unions hold protest in Gurugram, seek justice for Hathras victim
Gurugram, Oct 1 (IANS) Multiple workers' unions and women outfits took to the streets in Gurugram demanding justice for the 19-year-old Hathras gang rape victim.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
ED files chargesheet against Hafiz Saeed, Shahid Mehmood others in terror funding case
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has filed a chargesheet against founder of banned terror outfits like Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT), Jamaat-Ud-Dawa (JuD) and Falah-i-Insaniyat Foundation Hafiz Saeed, his deputy Shahid Mehmood, Mohammad Salman, Dubai-based Pakistani Mohammad Kamran and Mohammad Salim alias Mama, a Delhi-based hawala operator in a terror funding case.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Mubadala to invest Rs 6,247 crore in Reliance Retail Ventures
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) Reliance Industries Limited (Reliance Industries) and Reliance Retail Ventures Limited (RRVL) announced on Thursday that Mubadala Investment Company (Mubadala), the Abu Dhabi-based sovereign investor, will invest Rs 6,247.5 crore into Reliance Retail Ventures Limited (RRVL), a subsidiary of Reliance Industries Limited (Reliance Industries).
2020-10-01
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Pak trying to create divide within force with malicious campaign: Indian Army
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) The Indian Army said on Thursday that Pakistan is making attempts to defame the force and create a divide within it through its malicious campaign.
2020-10-01
Category: International, India,National,Defence/Security,Politics
Brief Twitter outage hits Indian users
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) Twitter users from different parts of the world including India on Thursday evening reported problems using the micro-blogging platform.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
'India a holy land, now a land of rapists,' says Madras HC
Chennai, Oct 1 (IANS) The Madras High Court on Thursday commented that the holy 'Bharathabhoomi' (India) has now turned into "a land of rapists" where a rape occurs every 15 minutes.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Crime Branch arrests former JNU student Umar Khalid
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) Delhi Police Crime Branch arrested former Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) student Umar Khalid in connection with his alleged role in the northeast Delhi violence.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
US Senate panel votes to subpoena Facebook, Google, Twitter CEOs
Washington, Oct 1 (IANS) The US Senate Commerce Committee on Thursday voted to subpoena the CEOs of Facebook, Google and Twitter to testify before the panel about concerns over Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act.
2020-10-01
Category: International, United States,Technology,Immigration/Law/Rights
Indian Army to procure 10 lakh hand grenades for Rs 409 cr
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) The Indian Army will do away with its World War II vintage design hand grenade as the Defence Ministry has signed a Rs 409 crore contract for procurement of new 10 lakh multi-mode hand grenades.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
'Bekhayali' duo Sachet-Parampara to compose for Shahid's 'Jersey'
Mumbai, Oct 1 (IANS) The music duo of Sachet Tandon and Parampara Thakur are gearing up to create a score for Bollywood star Shahid Kapoor yet again.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
NASA launches $5mn competition to find power solutions for Moon
Washington, Oct 1 (IANS) NASA is sponsoring a $5 million competition to find solutions for energy distribution, management, and storage that can be further developed for space flights and future operations on the lunar surface.
2020-10-01
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
BJP, Cong play second fiddle to alliance partners in Bihar
Patna, Oct 1 (IANS) The filing of nomination papers for the Assembly elections in Bihar began on Thursday though suspense continued over the seat-sharing formula among the two major alliances in the state -- the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) and the Opposition Grand Alliance (Mahagathbandhan).
2020-10-01
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
KXIP win toss, choose to bowl against MI
Abu Dhabi, Oct 1 (IANS) Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) on Thursday won the toss and chose to bowl against Mumbai Indians (MI) in the 13th match of the Indian Premier League here. Both sides are looking to bounce back from close defeats in their previous matches.
2020-10-01
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Himesh Reshammiya gives Bollywood offer to reality show participants
Mumbai, Oct 1 (IANS) Composer-singer Himesh Reshammiya has offered two contestants of a singing-based reality show the chance to sing for a Bollywood film.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Abu Dhabi's Mubadala to invest over Rs 6,247 cr in Reliance Retail
Mumbai, Oct 1 (IANS) Reliance Industries on Thursday said that Abu Dhabi-based sovereign investor Mubadala Investment Company will invest Rs 6,247.5 crore into Reliance Retail Ventures.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Majrooh Sultanpuri's 101st birth anniversary: Varied moods of the master lyricist
Mumbai, Oct 1 (IANS) One of the finest poets of 20th century Urdu literature, Majrooh Sultanpuri was born on this day 101 years ago. His contribution to the Hindi film industry as a lyricist is also phenomenal, so much so that any writing or research work on the Bollywood music scene would be incomplete without his mention.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Microsoft unveils Surface Laptop Go, new Surface Pro X variant
San Francisco, Oct 1 (IANS) Microsoft on Thursday expanded its laptop portfolio with Surface Laptop Go, new updates to Surface Pro X and new accessories which are available for pre-order in select markets and will be available for purchase starting October 13.
2020-10-01
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
India Army to get new communication network for Rs 7,796 cr
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) For better survivability and responsiveness in operational situations, the Cabinet Committee on Security on Thursday approved a proposal for a secure and better communication network at an estimated cost of Rs 7,796.39 crore.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Blood serum from animals can slash Covid severity: ICMR
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) : The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) in collaboration with a Hyderabad-based pharmaceuticals and biologics company have introduced a well-established treatment modality to control the severity of Covid-19 disease, the apex research institute informed on Thursday.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
J&K police stops youth from joining terror ranks
Srinagar, Oct 1 (IANS) The J&K police in central Kashmir's Ganderbal have apprehended a youth who was misled into joining terrorist ranks and the youth was then counselled and handed over to his parents, police said on Thursday.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism
India successfully tested laser-guided anti-tank missile
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) The indigenously-developed laser-guided anti-tank guided missile (ATGM) was again successfully test-fired on Thursday, destroying a target at a longer range, the Defence Ministry said.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Farmers shouldn't worry about MSP and get misguided (Opinion)
Farmers shouldn't worry about the Minimum Support Price (MSP) for their crops as new farm laws will not affect procurement operations carried out by the government agencies. Farmers are 'Anndata' who produce grains to feed 130 crore people of the country, and betterment of 'Anndata' is the priority of Modi government. Therefore, they should not be misguided on the issue of MSP.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Opinion/Commentary
2.82 kg gold worth Rs 1.48 cr seized by Chennai Air Customs
Chennai, Oct 1 (IANS) Chennai Air Customs seized 2.82 kg of gold worth Rs 1.48 crore from 14 passengers over the past two days.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Auto Mode arrives on Alexa app in India
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) Amazon on Thursday introduced Auto Mode in Alexa app that will make it easier for people to navigate and stay connected while focus on the road ahead.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Will Hathras case become 'Nirbhaya moment' for Congress?
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and his sister and party General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra along with scores of leaders including Adhir Ranjan Choudhry, Ajay Kumar Lallu, Randeep Surjewala and Jitin Prasada tried to march towards Hathras on Thursday but were detained by the police and escorted back to Delhi.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Senior railway official arrested for graft
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Thursday said that it has arrested a Senior Inspector of the Store Account of Central Railways in a graft case.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
SD Burman's 114th birth anniversary: New-age singers on why his music still matters
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) Sachin Dev Burman, fondly Burman da or Sachin korta to friends and colleagues in his time, passed away in 1975, but the legacy of music he left remains a national treasure. Many new-age singers feel his tunes and style of singing influenced generations after him.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
AI finds Covid-19 infects majority of bad dreams
London, Oct 1 (IANS) Scientists have used artificial intelligence (AI) to help analyse the dream content of close to 1,000 people and found that Covid-19 had infected more than half of the distressed dreams reported.
2020-10-01
Category: International, United Kingdom,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
Cop stopped by SDM staff, assaulted over face mask
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) A Delhi police Head Constable was brutally assaulted by a group of men from civil defence accompanying an SDM after a scuffle broke out over issuing a Covid challan.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Space station crew narrows down search zone for air leak
Washington, Oct 1 (IANS) The International Space Station (ISS) crew members have narrowed down the search zone for an air leak that was recently isolated to the Russian part of the station.
2020-10-01
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
Railways to introduce 200 more trains in festive seasons: Chairman
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) In a good news for the passengers planning to travel during the festive seasons, Railway Board Chairman and CEO V.K. Yadav on Thursday said that the national transporter is planning to introduce 200 special trains between October 15 and November 30 to cater to passenger rush.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Hathras fracas: Maha Congress-NCP slam Yogi's 'jungle raj'
Mumbai, Oct 1 (IANS) The ruling Maha Vikas Aghadi allies Congress and Nationalist Congress Party on Thursday demanded the resignation of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath following the fracas involving the UP police and Congress leaders Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Another setback for Harsh Vardhan Lodha, ouster from MP Birla Group to continue
Kolkata/New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) A division bench of the Calcutta High Court on Thursday declined to stay the ouster of Harsh Vardhan Lodha from all positions in all
2020-10-01
Category: India, West Bengal,Business/Economy
Vinay Katiyar: Probe Cong role in Babri demolition
Ayodhya, Oct 1 (IANS) After the CBI court's judgement in the 28-year-old Babri Masjid demolition case in which all the accused were acquitted, Vinay Katiyar, who was the leader of Ram Mandir movement and a prominent face of Hindutva in the 80s and 90s, denied all allegations against him regarding the conspiracy related to the demolition of Babri Masjid.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Carmichael Project will generate billions in mining taxes: Adani Group
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) The Carmichael Project will generate billions in mining taxes and royalties that will go to the Australian and Queensland governments in the first 30 years of operations, the Adani Group said on Thursday.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
J&K's Covid tally crosses 76K with 1,093 new cases
Srinagar, Oct 1 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday reported 1,093 new coronavirus cases, pushing the Union Territory's tally to 76,163.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
After drama over detention while going to Hathras, Rahul, Priyanka released (3rd Ld)
Greater Noida, Oct 1 (IANS) High drama prevailed on Thursday after Uttar Pradesh police personnel pushed former Congress President Rahul Gandhi to the ground near the Yamuna Expressway and detained him along with his sister and party General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, while they were walking towards Hathras to meet the family of the deceased gangrape victim.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
DMRC flags increased footfall, requests commuters to stagger timings
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation on Thursday reported an increase in footfall on several routes during peak hours, and said that it may lead to long queues outside the stations, and even closing of gates if it continues.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Andhra's law and order situation deteriorating: TDP
Amaravati, Oct 1 (IANS) Telugu Desam Party (TDP) senior leader Varla Ramaiah alleged that the law and order situation is deteriorating in Andhra Pradesh, in a letter to Director General of Police (DGP) D. Gautam Sawang on Thursday.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
'India a holy land, now a land of rapists,' observes Madras HC
Chennai, Oct 1 (IANS) The Madras High Court on Thursday commented that the holy 'Bharathabhoomi' (India) has now turned into "a land of rapists" where a rape occurs every 15 minutes.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
K'taka Cong leaders condemn Rahul, Priyanka detention
Bengaluru, Oct 1 (IANS) As the video clip about former Congress president Rahul Gandhi falling into a street side bush on the Yamuna Expressway on the Delhi-Uttar Pradesh border went viral, Karnataka Congress leaders took to Twitter on Thursday to condemn the attack and detention of Rahul and Priyanka.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Improved manufacturing data, auto sales lift Sensex over 600 points
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) The Indian stock market surged on Thursday with the BSE Sensex gaining 629 points on the back of improved manufacturing PMI data and automobile sales.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Irregular periods linked to high early death risk: Study
New York, Oct 1 (IANS) Irregular and long menstrual cycles in adolescence and adulthood are associated with a greater risk of early death (before age 70), warn researchers.
2020-10-01
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
Footballer takes AIFF to court, hearing fixed for Oct 20
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) Budding footballer Anwar Ali (20), who has represented the country at various international tournaments and was an integral part of India's campaign in the FIFA U-17 World Cup in 2017, has approached the Delhi High Court challenging the decision of the All India Football Federation (AIFF) to prohibit him from practicing with his club as he suffers from a rare heart condition.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Sports
'Consumerism, demand to drive development of handlooms, khadi'
Jaipur, Oct 1 (IANS) On the eve of Gandhi Jayanti, the FICCI Rajasthan State Council organised a webinar on 'Future of Handloom & Khadi'.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Rajasthan,Business/Economy
Serverless Amazon Timestream database now generally available
San Francisco, Oct 1 (IANS) Amazon Web Services (AWS), the Cloud arm of Amazon, has made its new serverless database Timestream available for Internet of Things (IoT) and operational applications that can scale to process trillions of time series events per day up to 1,000 times faster and at as low as one-tenth the cost of a relational database.
2020-10-01
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Himachal minister reviews central urban schemes
Shimla, Oct 1 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Urban Development Minister Suresh Bhardwaj on Thursday reviewed the much ambitious Mukhya Mantri Shahri Ajeevika Guarantee Yojana (MMSAGY) and Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana - National Urban Livelihoods Mission (DAY-NULM) schemes.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Politics
SC notice on PIL by seafarers for tax concession due to Covid
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) The Supreme Court has sought response from the Ministry of Finance on a petition challenging its denial to grant Income Tax relaxation to seafarers, who could not move out of the country due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
'Better off households in J'khand benefit more from power subsidies than poor'
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) Better off households in Jharkhand receive more than twice the share of government electricity subsidies than poor households, as revealed in a survey of over 900 households released on Thursday by the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) and the Initiative for Sustainable Energy Policy (ISEP).
2020-10-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society
NCPCR takes cognizance of sexual assault on minors in R'than
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) on Thursday expressed concern over the abduction and sexual assault of two minor girls in Rajasthan's Baran district.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Delhi's air quality to turn 'poor' as stubble burning increases
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) The System of Air Quality Weather Forecasting and Research (SAFAR), under the Ministry of Science and Technology, on Thursday flagged an increase in stubble burning fires around Punjab, Haryana, and as well as areas surrounding Delhi, which, every year, severely affects the air quality in the national capital.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Health/Medicine
LG tipped to deliver best Q3 earnings in 11 years: Report
Seoul, Oct 1 (IANS) LG Electronics is likely to report its largest third-quarter earnings in 11 years on the back of increased demand for its premium home appliance and TV products amid the pandemic-driven stay-at-home trend, analysts have said.
2020-10-01
Category: International, South Korea,Business/Economy,Technology
Detention of Rahul, Priyanka illegal: Gehlot
Jaipur, Oct 1 (IANS) Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Thursday condemned the Uttar Pradesh police and termed the detention of Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and his sister Priyanka Gandhi Vadra as "illegal".
2020-10-01
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
BharatPe aims Rs 1,000cr in loan disbursement in rest of FY21
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) Aiming to disburse loans worth Rs 1,000 crore in the rest of the financial year 2021, merchant payment network BharatPe on Thursday said it disbursed loans worth over Rs 80 crore in September alone, making it one of the largest fintech lenders for merchants during the pandemic.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Gurugram police arrest criminal carrying bounty of Rs 25,000
Gurugram, Oct 1 (IANS) The Gurugram Police arrested a criminal along with his associate who had allegedly murdered a district-level taekwondo player in November 2019 for rejecting his marriage proposal.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
India declares one-day state mourning for Kuwait's Emir
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) India on Thursday declared one-day state mourning on Sunday as a mark of respect to Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Sabah, the Emir of Kuwait, who passed away on Tuesday.
2020-10-01
Category: International, India,National,Diplomacy,Politics
Punjab lifts night curfew, Sunday lockdown as Covid cases dip
Chandigarh, Oct 1 (IANS) Amid declining Covid cases and deaths, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Thursday ordered a slew of relaxations, including lifting of night curfew and an end to the Sunday lockdown, while directing the DGP to strictly enforce wearing of masks and other safety norms.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Punjab,National,Health/Medicine
Reopening of theatres evokes mixed response in Sandalwood
Bengaluru, Oct 1 (IANS) A large section of the Kannada film fraternity expressed its happiness over the Union Home Ministry's decision to allow theatres and multiplexes to function with 50 per cent seating capacity from October 15 onwards.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Karnataka,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Banks need effective steps to curb stress as IBC suspension gets extended
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) In a bid to provide relief to stressed businesses amid the pandemic, the suspension on fresh insolvency proceedings under the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC) has been extended, which along with a sigh of relief to companies has also raised concerns over the impact on the banks' loan books.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Rahul Dev says his latest 'Raat Baaki Hai' is an interesting film with tight plot
Mumbai, Oct 1 (IANS) Actor Rahul Dev says his upcoming digital film, Raat Baaki Hai, is all about thrill, drama and a tight plot.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Uneven monsoon in NE : 4 states receive excess, 4 deficit rainfall
Guwahati/Agartala, Oct 1 (IANS) The four-month-long monsoon was the most uneven in the mountainous northeastern region. Four of the eight northeastern states, including Assam, have received excess rain while the remaining four reported rainfall deficit.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Assam,National,Environment/Wildlife
GST collection in September stands at Rs 95,480 crore
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) The gross GST revenue collection in September rose sequentially to Rs 95,480 crore from August's collection, an official statement said on Thursday.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Adam Sandler sports a 'disgusting' beard in new film
Los Angeles, Oct 1 (IANS) Actor Adam Sandler is spotted sporting a beard lately, and the actor reveals the new look is for a basketball flick he is shooting in Philadelphia.
2020-10-01
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
Karnataka records 27% excess rainfall during southwest monsoon
Bengaluru, Oct 1 (IANS) The southwest monsoon from June to September has been overwhelming across Karnataka, with 27 per cent excess rainfall during the 4-month crucial season, an official said on Thursday.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Environment/Wildlife
Vishal Dadlani, Neha Kakkar, Himesh back on 'Indian Idol' as judges
Mumbai, Oct 1 (IANS) Vishal Dadlani, Neha Kakkar and Himesh Reshammiya are back as judges of the popular reality singing show, Indian Idol.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Oxford to study anti-inflammatory drug for Covid-19 treatment
London, Oct 1 (IANS) Researchers at the University of Oxford are starting a new study to explore the effectiveness of the anti-tumour necrosis factor (anti-TNF) drug adalimumab as a treatment for patients with Covid-19 in the community, especially care homes.
2020-10-01
Category: International, United Kingdom,National,Health/Medicine
'Wake up Marathas' call by Parth Pawar shakes up Maha political circles
Mumbai, Oct 1 (IANS) The fiery but unpredictable Parth Pawar - grand-nephew of Nationalist Congress Party President Sharad Pawar - on Thursday suddenly stirred up Maharashtra politics by giving a 'wake-up' call to the Maratha community.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Suspense continues at Dhanlaxmi Bank, RBI maintains silence
Chennai, Oct 1 (IANS) Suspense continues over the next course of action at the Kerala-based Dhanlaxmi bank, a day after the shareholders voted out Managing Director (MD) and CEO Sunil Gurbaxani at the annual general meeting (AGM) on September 30, said industry officials.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Business/Economy
Kajol's quip: 'Is it October already?'
Mumbai, Oct 1 (IANS) Actress Kajol cannot believe it is October already, going by her social media post on Thursday.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Samsung launches new collaboration tools for businesses in India
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) Samsung on Wednesday announced new updates for its outdoor displays and video conferencing solutions to help businesses resume normal operations and work smartly as part of its 'Back to Business' solutions in India.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Ahead of I-League Qualifiers, two players test Covid positive
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) One player each from FC Bengaluru United and Bhawanipore FC tested positive for Covid-19 ahead of the I-League Qualifiers slated to begin next week.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Now pre-book Galaxy Tab A7 Wi-Fi model online in India
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) Samsung on Thursday announced that its affordable Galaxy Tab A7 (Wi-Fi variant) is now available on Amazon.in and Samsung.com for Rs 17,999.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
On Allu Ramalingaiah's 99th birth anniversary, family inaugurates Allu Studios
Hyderabad, Oct 1 (IANS) To honour late Telugu actor Allu Ramalingaiah on his 99th birth anniversary, his grandsons -- actors Allu Arjun, Allu Bobby and Allu Sirish -- inaugurated Allu Studios, a largescale property for film shoots.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion,Lifestyle/Fashion
Congress treasurer Ahmed Patel tests Covid positive
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) Congress treasurer Ahmed Patel has tested positive for Covid-19 and he has asked all those who came in close contact with him to isolate themselves and get tested.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Rahul, Priyanka detained while marching towards Hathras to meet victim's family (2nd Ld)
Greater Noida, Oct 1 (IANS) High drama prevailed on Thursday after Uttar Pradesh Police personnel pushed former Congress President Rahul Gandhi on the ground near the Yamuna Expressway and detained him along with his sister and party General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, while they were walking towards Hathras to meet the family of the rape victim, party leaders claimed.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Hyderabad turns pink for breast cancer awareness
Hyderabad, Oct 1 (IANS) Historical monuments and prominent buildings in Hyderabad were illuminated in pink to mark the launch of month-long breast cancer awareness programme.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society
Strict vigil for home quarantined patients in Punjab
Chandigarh, Oct 1 (IANS) Strict monitoring of asymptomatic and mild symptomatic Covid patients in home isolation will begin in Punjab from Friday, with the state government engaging a consortium of professional home healthcare companies for their regular monitoring.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Punjab,National,Health/Medicine
BJP leader shot dead in Patna
Patna, Oct 1 (IANS) A BJP leader who was involved in the real estate business, was shot dead in Patna's Beur area on Thursday.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
First priority is to protect children: K'taka education minister
Bengaluru, Oct 1 (IANS) Reiterating that schools and colleges would not open, Karnataka Primary and Secondary Education Minister S. Suresh Kumar on Wednesday said that the state government's first priority is to protect our children rather than opening schools or colleges.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Education
269 million viewers watched IPL 13 in first week
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) The opening week of the 13th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) being playing in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) was watched by 269 million viewers, 11 million more per match compared to the like period of last year's edition.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Sayani Gupta: Skewed representation of women in cinema
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANSlife) 'Four More Shots Please' actress Sayani Gupta feels that portrayal of women in the Hindi mainstream cinema is moving in the right direction, thanks to more women storytellers coming to the forefront and bringing with them a "female gaze" that counters a "male gaze" prevalent for the longest time.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life,Art/Culture/Books
I-League clubs not short on motivation despite Kolkata giants joining ISL
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) They might be a little disheartened with two Kolkata giants East Bengal and Mohun Bagan joining hands with the countrys top competition, the Indian Super League (ISL), but I-League clubs are not short on motivation to fight it out in the once premier league of the country.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Five arrested in IPL betting racket in Goa
Panaji, Oct 1 (IANS) Five people including four from Rajasthan were arrested in a raid at a Goa beach villa, where an Indian Premier League (IPL) betting racket was busted, police said on Thursday.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Goa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Abhishek Bachchan's befitting reply to troll asking for hash
Mumbai, Oct 1 (IANS) Actor Abhishek Bachchan had a sarcastic retort for a troll asking him if he possesses hash, on his verified Twitter account. This comes at a time when the Narcotics Control Bureau is investigating several Bollywood stars for alleged drug links.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Pichai commits $1 billion to help publishers create quality news
San Francisco, Oct 1 (IANS) Alphabet and Google CEO Sundar Pichai on Thursday announced its biggest $1 billion investment for the future of news in partnerships with news publishers that would pay them to create and curate high-quality content for quality online news experience.
2020-10-01
Category: International, Costa Rica,Business/Economy,Technology
E-olympiad set to quiz Indian students on GK
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANSlife) For school-goers, quizzes like olympiads can be both experiential and experimental learning outside the classroom. With learning having gone digital, an online nationwide GK olympiad for school students is all set to test young minds on their general knowledge, and make e-education a bit more exciting, even during school closures.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life,Art/Culture/Books
Microsoft Outlook email outage hits users worldwide
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) In the second major service outage hitting Microsoft in less than a week, Outlook online users worldwide on Thursday reported facing problems accessing the service.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
TN launches 'one nation, one ration card' scheme
Chennai, Oct 1 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami on Thursday launched 'one nation, one ration card in the state by handing over the essential items to three card holders at the state secretariat.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
McDonald's introduces digital menu boards in North, East India
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANSlife) Fast food chain McDonalds has introduced digital menu boards in restaurants across North and East India as a part of its restaurant reimaging plan.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life,Lifestyle/Fashion
Rahul, Priyanka arrested while marching towards Hathras to meet victim family (Ld)
Greater Noida, Oct 1 (IANS) High drama prevailed on Thursday After Uttar Pradesh Police personnel pushed former Congress President Rahul Gandhi on the ground near the Yamuna Expressway and arrested him along with his sister and party General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, while they were walking towards Hathras to meet the family of the rape victim.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
NCR-based web portal head arrested for fake sting ops, extortion
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) A Noida Film City-based digital channel head has been arrested by the Delhi police. The accused in connivance with his conduits and a team of small-time photographers and aspiring job seekers would identify prospective targets on the basis of their lavish lifestyle and swanky cars, do sting operations on them and then demand money to settle the matter.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
PM to inaugurate world's longest highway tunnel at Rohtang on Saturday
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the strategically important all-weather Atal Tunnel, the world's longest highway tunnel, at Rohtang in Himachal Pradesh on Saturday.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Amol Parashar: Theatre easiest medium for exploration
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANSlife) Actor Amol Parashar, who rose to fame with his character Chitvan Sharma in TVF Tripling, and is currently being seen in film 'Dolly Kitty Aur Woh Chamakte Sitare', has also featured in the lead role in the televised play 'Panchi Aise Aate Hai' on Tata Sky Theatre, which is celebrating Marathi playwright Vijay Tendulkar's contribution to theatre.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life,Art/Culture/Books
Andhra CM inaugurates renovated Bapu Museum in Vijayawada
Vijayawada, Oct 1 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy inaugurated the renovated Bapu Museum in Vijayawada on Thursday.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
How to keep your skin healthy in changing season
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANSlife) The COVID-19 pandemic has left everyone to take precautions to avoid the spread. This means that it has become imperative for everyone to wear a mask no matter where they're headed to but there is a problem. Excessive use of face mask may not be good for your skin and one may develop acne. Maskne is one of the biggest skin conditions caused by the constant use of mask
2020-10-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life,Lifestyle/Fashion
Breastfeeding in Covid-positive mothers
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANSlife) The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has posed numerous challenges to people across the globe. As people are still trying to come to terms with co-existing with the virus, expecting mothers and parents have various questions around breastfeeding and the safety precautions that new mothers need to keep in mind while feeding their newborn babies.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,IANS Life
IIT-M joins MIT for productive use of agri, industrial by-products
Chennai, Oct 1 (IANS) The Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT-M) on Thursday said its researchers are working with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in the US to develop a novel framework for high-volume usage of by-products in structural materials.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Human Interest/Society,Environment/Wildlife
Telegram lets group admins stay anonymous, adds search filters
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) In its latest update, messaging app Telegram has launched bundled new features for its users including search filters, channel comments and anonymous group admins.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Minimalism: A journey from design to lifestyle
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANSlife) It is simple but so exquisite. How many times you have thought, while looking at a design which is simple and wondered, oh! I could have thought of it as a designer or a design enthusiast.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life,Lifestyle/Fashion
Youth attempts to kill mother near Odisha Assembly
Bhubaneswar, Oct 1 (IANS) Tension ran high near the Odisha Assembly here after a youth held his mother hostage at knife point on Thursday, police said.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Orissa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Delhi riots: Court extends Sharjeel Imam's judicial custody
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) A Delhi court on Thursday extended till October 22 the judicial custody of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) research scholar Sharjeel Imam, arrested under the anti-terror law, in connection with the communal violence in the Northeast area of the national capital in February.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Motorola Razr 5G to go on sale in US from Oct 2
San Francisco, Oct 1 (IANS) Motorola has confirmed that its recently launched foldable smartphone 'Motorola Razr 5G' will be available for purchase in the US from October 2.
2020-10-01
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
IT spend on WFH infrastructure to touch 19% in 2021: Report
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) As enterprises battle pandemic-induced challenges to arm the remote workforce with secure devices and collaborative solutions for maximum productivity, the IT spend on enabling work-from-home (WFH) infrastructure is expected to touch 19 per cent in 2021, marking a 27 per cent increase, a new report said on Thursday.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
EU begins legal action against UK over Brexit deal
Brussels, Oct 1 (IANS) The European Union (EU) on Thursday started a legal action against the UK after it refused to ditch plans to override sections of the Brexit Withdrawal Agreement.
2020-10-01
Category: International, Belgium,Politics
Prakash Raj, Kalki Koechlin in Tamil anthology film 'Paava Kadhaigal'
Mumbai, Oct 1 (IANS) Actress Kalki Koechlin has bagged a new Tamil film, titled Paava Kadhaigal.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion,Lifestyle/Fashion
Goa govt launches initiative to make villages self-sufficient
Panaji, Oct 1 (IANS) Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Thursday launched the state government's ambitious 'Atmanirbhar Bharat Swayampoorna Goa' initiative, which aims at making every village in the coastal state self-sufficient, in sync with Prime Minister Narendra Modi's vision to make India a self-reliant nation.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
SC: How can court give direction to WHO, China on Covid-19 pandemic?
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Thursday declined to entertain a PIL that alleged that the Covid-19 pandemic is a human created genocide and urged the top court to issue directions to the World Health Organization (WHO) and China.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Setback for Pinarayi as HC says let CBI probe into Life Mission continue
Kochi, Oct 1 (IANS) Let the CBI probe continue, was the statement that came from the Kerala High Court on Thursday after Life Mission moved the court to plead for the quashing of an "illegal" FIR registered by the Central Bureau of Investigation over its housing project at Thrissur.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Kerala,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Farhan Akhtar denies hiring Sushant Singh Rajput's cook Keshav
Mumbai, Oct 1 (IANS) Farhan Akhtar has denied hiring a former employee of late actor Sushant Singh Rajput at his residence. The actor-filmmaker took to his verified Twitter account on Thursday to refute reports in a section of the media that made such a claim.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Rahul Gandhi pushed on ground, detained en route Hathras
Greater Noida, Oct 1 (IANS) High drama prevailed on Thursday After Uttar Pradesh Police personnel pushed former Congress President Rahul Gandhi on the ground on the Yamuna Expressway and detained him, while he was walking towards Hathras to meet the family of the rape victim.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Woman found hanging along with her threee kids in UP
Aurraiya, Oct 1 (IANS) In a shocking incident, a woman was found hanging in her house along with her three kids at Dibiyapur area of Aurraiya district in Uttar Pradseh.
2020-10-01
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Japan starts 'go to eat' dining campaign
Tokyo, Oct 1 (IANS) A 'go to eat dining campaign to help coronavirus-affected eateries across Japan kick-started on Thursday.
2020-10-01
Category: International, Japan,Politics
Activist urges NHRC to frame mechanism for making India 'rape-free'
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) Expressing her concerns over the rising rape incidents in the country, women's activist Yogita Bhayana, who has been actively working for rape victims, has urged the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) to take suo motu cognisance on recent cases including the Hathras gangrape.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Kim Jong-un writes to Xi, pledges support to China
Seoul, Oct 1 (IANS) In a letter to Chinese President Xi Jinping, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has pledged his "invariable" support to Beijing, a state-media report said on Thursday.
2020-10-01
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
Be part of educational transformation: Modi urges countrymen
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday urged people to participate in MyNEP competition and be a part of the educational transformation.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Politics
Mamata condemns Hathras gang rape, terms it barbaric and shameful
Kolkata, Oct 1 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday expressed shock at the Hathras gang rape and murder, dubbing it a 'barbaric and shameful' incident.
2020-10-01
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
New malware infects Android TVs, IoT devices in 84 nations
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) A new malware has infected roughly 13,500 Internet of Things (IoT) devices like Android TVs in 84 countries, chiefly in Asia, and that number continues to grow, US-based cyber security firm Barracuda Network said on Thursday.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Delhi,Technology,Defence/Security
AI can detect Covid-19 in lungs like virtual physician: Study
New York, Oct 1 (IANS) Researchers have demonstrated that an artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm could be trained to classify Covid-19 pneumonia in computed tomography (CT) scans with up to 90 per cent accuracy.
2020-10-01
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
UK PM's father caught shopping without wearing mask
London, Oct 1 (IANS) UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson's father was caught shopping without a mask, after the incumbent government doubled fines for not donning one in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, it was reported on Thursday.
2020-10-01
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
India server market revenue declines 22.3% in Q2: IDC
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) The overall server market in India witnessed a year-over-year (YoY) decline of 22.3 per cent in terms of vendor revenue to reach $272 million in the April-June period versus $350.2 million in the same period last year, the International Data Corporation (IDC) said in a report on Thursday.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
NCW writes to UP DGP seeking explanation on hasty cremation of Hathras rape victim
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) The National Commission for Women (NCW) has written afresh to the Director General of Police in Uttar Pradesh, seeking an explanation over the hasty cremation of the 19-year-old Hathras gangrape victim by the UP police.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
JGU commemorates its 11th anniversary
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) The O.P. Jindal Global University celebrated its 11th anniversary and University Day, in a virtual event which marked its 11-year journey as the leading private educational institution in India.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
50 CPCB teams to monitor pollution menace
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) The Centre has deputed 50 Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) teams to monitor stubble burning and help in implementing measures to combat pollution in Delhi and the National Capital Region (NCR).
2020-10-01
Category: India, Delhi,National
2 soldiers killed in Pak firing at LoC in J&K
Srinagar, Oct 1 (IANS) Two soldiers were killed and four injured in Pakistani firing at the Line of Control (LoC) in the Naugam sector of North Kashmir's Kupwara district on Thursday, the army said.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security
Australian manufacturing industry to be bolstered: PM
Canberra, Oct 1 (IANS) Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Thursday said that the country's manufacturing industry will be bolstered aimed at helping the economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic.
2020-10-01
Category: International, Australia,Politics
Chrissy Teigen, John Legend 'in deep pain' after losing baby
Los Angeles, Oct 1 (IANS) Star couple Chrissy Teigen and John Legend are mourning the loss of their son one month after announcing the news of her pregnancy.
2020-10-01
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
A quarter century on, Raja Rao's biography of the Mahatma retains its freshness
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) When Raja Rao's biography of Mahatma Gandhi was published in 1998, it was seen as a coming together of two great minds. That it continues to be so today, a quarter-century later, is a testament to the originality of its narrative in the Puranic style of storytelling - "an experiment in honesty" as the author himself had put it
2020-10-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books
Punters looking at seat-sharing in NDA, Grand Alliance in Bihar
Patna, Oct 1 (IANS) Punters are optimistic about seat-sharing among the alliance partners of both the ruling National Democratic Alliance and the opposition Mahagathbandhan (Grand Alliance) in the upcoming Bihar Assembly elections.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
California to ban police chokeholds
San Francisco, Oct 1 (IANS) The controversial chokehold method for restraining suspects is set to be banned in California after Governor Gavin Newsom signed policing bills, which will also allow independent probes into police shootings.
2020-10-01
Category: International, Costa Rica,Politics
Ananth Mahadevan's new film 'Bittersweet' highlights a shocking truth
Mumbai, Oct 1 (IANS) Ananth Mahadevan is off to the Busan International Film Festival with his new film, and he has shared what compelled him to make his latest.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
'Kabir Singh' singer Vishal Mishra recovers from Covid-19
Mumbai, Oct 1 (IANS) Singer Vishal Mishra has recovered from Covid-19, and has urged those who are fighting the virus to stay mentally strong and positive.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Kangana Ranaut to resume work after seven months
Mumbai, Oct 1 (IANS) Actress Kangana Ranaut on Thursday travelled down South to finish pending work of her film, Thalaivi.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Lakers stamp authority on NBA Finals with dominating win over Heat
Orlando, Oct 1 (IANS) The LA Lakers made their intentions loud and clear in the 2020 NBA Finals with a dominating 116-98 victory over the Miami Heat in Game 1.
2020-10-01
Category: International, United States,Sports,Other Sports
Mukesh Khanna set to turn 'Shaktimaan' into a three-film franchise
Mumbai, Oct 1 (IANS) Actor Mukesh Khanna, who wowed the Indian audience with the tele-series Shaktimaan in the nineties, is in talks to turn the popular show into a three-film franchise.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Agra: Religious sites, schools, colleges to remain shut till Oct 15
Agra, Oct 1 (IANS) In view of the rising coronavirus cases, the Agra district administration has further decided to keep religious places and educational institutions shut till October 15.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
A book that calls for identifying the enemies within our democracy
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) "Enemies Within" is an upcoming book written by Vinit Goenka and published by Author Vine. Through this book, author Vinit Goenka has tried to highlight that democracy is facing danger from the enemies within.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Media,Art/Culture/Books
19,000 American Airlines workers to be furloughed
Washington, Oct 1 (IANS) At least 19,000 American Airlines workers will be furloughed from Thursday, the Texas-based airline said in a statement, adding that it would reverse the move if Congress reaches a deal to extend aid.
2020-10-01
Category: International, United States,Politics
Apple Watch Series 6, Watch SE now available in India
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) Apple Watch Series 6 and Apple Watch SE are now available for buyers on the newly opened Apple Online Store in India.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Bhushan to BCD: Conviction in contempt case assault on independence of the Bar
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) Advocate Prashant Bhushan in a response to Bar Council of Delhi (BCD), seeking his appearance before it on October 23 following his conviction by the Supreme Court in contempt case, said the Bar Council should stand in solidarity with the rights of the members of the legal profession.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
TTD executive officer transferred to Andhra health dept
Amaravati, Oct 1 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh government has transferred Tirumala Tirupati Devsthanam's Executive Officer (EO) Anil Kumar Singhal and posted him as the Principal Secretary in the health, medical and family welfare department.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Green Shoots: Hyundai's Sep cumulative sales up 3.8%
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) Automobile major Hyundai Motor India on Thursday reported a rise of 3.8 per cent in its cumulative sake for September 2020.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Trump, Biden tied in South Carolina: Poll
Washington, Oct 1 (IANS) US President Donald Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden were tied in the state of South Carolina, where the incumbent leader had previously held a 10-point over his rival.
2020-10-01
Category: International, United States,Politics
Himalaya launches 'Muskaan' initiative to spread awareness on cleft lip
Bengaluru, Oct 1 (IANS) Leading wellness firm The Himalaya Drug Company on Thursday rolled out its flagship social impact the initiative, Muskaan, in Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh with an objective to spread awareness about cleft lip and palate conditions.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Twitter aims to have 50% of global workforce to be women by 2025
San Francisco, Oct 1 (IANS) Twitter has set the target of having at least half of its global workforce to be constituted by women by 2025.
2020-10-01
Category: International, Costa Rica,Business/Economy,Technology
Rahul to hold tractor rallies across Punjab from Oct 3
Chandigarh, Oct 1 (IANS) Joined by Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi will lead tractor rallies across Punjab from October 3 to 5, in protest against the Centre's recently enacted farm laws, party sources said on Thursday.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Shafali, Smriti & Jemimah continue to remain in top 10 in T20Is
Brisbane, Oct 1 (IANS) Indian batters Shafali Verma, Smriti Mandhana and Jemimah Rodrigues have been able to remain in the top 10 of the ICC T20I rankings for batswomen. While Verma is the highest ranked Indian batter at the third spot, Mandhana and Rodrigues have also been able to hold their respective seventh and ninth places in the list led by Australias Beth Mooney.
2020-10-01
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Trump signs stopgap bill to prevent govt shutdown (Ld)
Washington, Oct 1 (IANS) US President Donald Trump has signed a stopgap funding bill, known as the continuing resolution legislation, to keep the federal government open until December 11, averting the possibility of a shutdown.
2020-10-01
Category: International, United States,Politics
Indian expat in Dubai cleared of sexual abuse charge
Dubai, Oct 1 (IANS) A Dubai-based Indian expat has been cleared of charges of sexually abusing one of his female colleagues during a Diwali party at his residence last year, the media reported.
2020-10-01
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diaspora
UP minister hits back at Mayawati
Lucknow, Oct 1 (IANS) The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh has slammed BSP president Mayawati for attacking the state government on Hathras and Balrampur incidents.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
NGT pulls up NHAI for dumping muck in J-K's Chenab River
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) The National Green Tribunal has pulled up the National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) and its contactors for dumping muck in Chenab River in the course of four laning of Udhampur to Banihal national highway in Jammu and Kashmir and asked the state pollution control board to take coercive measures.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Sushant's friends arrive in Delhi, seek speedy probe
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) Citing delay in the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) into the death of Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput case, the friends of the late actor on Thursday arrived in Delhi to protest and demand a speedy probe.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz
Priyanka slams Yogi on Balrampur gang rape incident
Lucknow, Oct 1 (IANS) Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Thursday slammed the Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh over a gang rape in Balrampur district, saying that "marketing and making speeches" do not work while maintaining law and order.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Kerala Gold Smuggling case: 'Left' leader Karat Faizal taken into custody
Kozhikode (Kerala) Oct 1 (IANS) The Customs Department has taken Karat Faizal, a high profile local Left leader, in custody for his alleged involvement in the Kerala gold smuggling scam.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
SC approves DGCA's proposal on air tickets refund booked during lockdown
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) In a big relief to thousands of air passengers, the Supreme Court on Thursday approved the Directorate General of Civil Aviation's (DGCA) proposal on air tickets refund and credit shell on flights booked prior and during lockdown.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Skechers India launches campaign with its first brand ambassador Siddhant Chaturvedi
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) Skechers, the global sports and lifestyle brand based in California, is launching a new campaign featuring Gully Boy actor Siddhant Chaturvedi, who will be the first Indian brand ambassador for Skechers and will represent both the lifestyle and performance collections.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Biodiversity resources are humanity's common lifeline: Nepal PM
Kathmandu, Oct 1 (IANS) Nepal Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli on Thursday stressed the need to strike a balance between people's rights over natural resources and sustained efforts in biodiversity conservation.
2020-10-01
Category: International, Nepal,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Was very calm & didn't feel tensed during Paralympics 2016, reveals Bhati
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) Varun Singh Bhati was diagnosed with polio at a young age, but that did not deter the para high-jumper from attaining great heights in the sporting universe.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Athletics
'Besides Mahatma Gandhi, Nehru, Indira, Rajiv also have to wait for Rahul Gandhi'
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) Just a day ahead of the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, Pankaj Shankar, the former aide of Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has come up with a second teaser of his short film criticising Rahul Gandhi's way of functioning.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Delhi,National
Telangana CM, Governor greet Prez Kovind on his birthday
Hyderabad, Oct 1 (IANS) Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao and Governor Tamilisai Soundararajan on Thursday conveyed their greetings to President Ram Nath Kovind on his 75th birthday.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
B'desh PM stresses urgent action to conserve biodiversity
Dhaka, Oct 1 (IANS) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday stressed the need for urgent action to conserve biodiversity and warned that human beings were moving towards ultimate extinction if current actions continue to be unchecked, it was reported on Thursday.
2020-10-01
Category: International, Bangladesh,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Andhra CM, Governor greet President on his birthday
Amaravati, Oct 1 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy and Governor Biswa Bushan Harichandan on Thursday greeted President Ram Nath Kovind on his 75th birthday.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
SL reports 6 new Covid-19 cases
Colombo, Oct 1 (IANS) Sri Lanka has reported six new coronavirus cases, which took the island-nation's overall infection tally to 3,380, it was reported on Thursday.
2020-10-01
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Ananth Mahadevan 'Bittersweet' highlights a shocking truth
Mumbai, Oct 1 (IANS) Ananth Mahadevan is off to the Busan International Film Festival with his new film, and he has shared what compelled him to make his latest.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Delirium key sign of Covid-19 in frail, older people: Study
London, Oct 1 (IANS) In a major study, researchers have found that delirium -- a state of acute confusion associated with a higher risk of serious illness and death -- is a key symptom of Covid-19 in frail, older people.
2020-10-01
Category: International, United Kingdom,National,Health/Medicine
New NASA project allows public to search for new worlds
Washington, Oct 1 (IANS) You can now help discover new worlds beyond our solar system from the comfort of your home, thanks to a new citizen science platform called Planet Patrol launched by NASA.
2020-10-01
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
ShareChat inks music licensing pact with Times Music
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) Users of ShareChat and its short video platform Moj can have access to library of Times Music and leading Punjabi Music catalog Speed Records to create content on the two platforms, the home-grown social media venture said on Thursday.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology
Important for team to first return to old form & fitness, feels Ramandeep
Bengaluru, Oct 1 (IANS) Experienced hockey forward Ramandeep Singh has said he isn't too worried about not having international competitions this year.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Hockey
Ashok Gehlot to launch apolitical Covid-19 campaign from Oct 2
Jaipur, Oct 1 (IANS) With Rajasthan witnessing a whopping rise in the number of coronavirus cases, Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has appealed to leaders of all parties, MPs, MLAs to make the 'public movement against corona' starting from October 2 successful.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
After Paytm, Google goes after Zomato, Swiggy on IPL cashbacks
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) After a face-off with leading digital payments platform Paytm, Google sent notices to Zomato and Swiggy for running cashback-based IPL games and both the food aggregator platforms have decided to pause their virtual gaming leagues.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Delhi,National
CFMA accuses AMFI of protecting Franklin Templeton MF against EOW FIR
Chennai, Oct 1 (IANS) The Chennai Financial Markets and Accountability (CFMA), an investor group, on Thursday accused the Association of Mutual Funds in India (AMFI), a nodal association of mutual funds across India, of protecting Franklin Templeton Mutual Fund (FTMF) and its senior management against an FIR registered with the Economic Offences Wing of Chennai Police.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy
'Adopt forward-looking approach to strengthen Pak-Afghan relations'
Islamabad, Oct 1 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has called for the adoption of a forward-looking approach to strengthen relation between his country and Afghanistan, rather than remaining stuck in the past.
2020-10-01
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
After Hathras, another woman raped, killed in UP (First Ld)
Balrampur (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 1 (IANS) Even as the embers of the Hathras incident continue to smoulder, yet another incident of a Dalit woman being gangraped and killed in Balrampur district has taken place.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Two minor girls raped in separate incidents
Lucknow, Oct 1 (IANS) After the gang-rape incidents in Hathras and Balrampur, two minor girls have been raped in Bulandshahr and Azamgarh districts of Uttar Pradesh.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
European Commission adopts Digital Education Action Plan
Brussels, Oct 1 (IANS) The European Commission has adopted the new Digital Education Action Plan, reflecting lessons learned from the coronavirus crisis and devising a plan for a high-performing digital education eco-system, according to an official statement.
2020-10-01
Category: International, Belgium,Politics
IL&FS invites EoIs for its 42% stake in engineering arm
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) Infrastructure Leasing and Financial Services (IL&FS) has sought expressions of interest (EoI) for the 42.25 per cent stake it holds along with IL&FS Financial Services (IFIN) in subsidiary IL&FS Engineering and Construction Company (IECCL) under the group's resolution process.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
EU releases 2020 Rule of Law report
Brussels, Oct 1 (IANS) The European Union (EU) has released the 2020 Rule of Law report which presents an overview of the judiciary, media freedoms, corruption and checks and balances in the bloc's member states.
2020-10-01
Category: International, Belgium,Politics
IISc scientists develop technique to study cancer cells
Bengaluru, Oct 1 (IANS) An interdisciplinary team of researchers from the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) has made a breakthrough in the field of identifying cancer cells by using a 3D tumour model and magnetically-driven nanomotors to probe the microenvironment of these cells.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Karnataka,National
We'll have to bring in our 'A' game against MI, says Kumble
Abu Dhabi, Oct 1 (IANS) Kings XI Punjab head coach Anil Kumble believes adjusting to the conditions will be the key for his side when they take on Mumbai Indians at the Sheikh Zayed Cricket Staidum on Thursday in the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL).
2020-10-01
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
R. Madhavan: Having a film released on OTT a complete blessing
Mumbai, Oct 1 (IANS) As cinema halls gear up for a cautious reopening amid the ongoing pandemic, actor R. Madhavan feels, given the current scenario, releasing a new film on a streaming platform is a blessing.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Low base recovery: Maruti Suzuki's Sept sales zoom over 30%
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) Automobile major Maruti Suzuki on Thursday reported a rise of over 30 per cent in its total sales for September.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Canadians brace for worse after 2nd Covid-19 wave: Poll
Ottawa, Oct 1 (IANS) As a second Covid-19 wave has started in Canada, a majority of the citizens were bracing for the worse, leading to increased personal anxiety and concerns over falling ill, a new poll has revealed.
2020-10-01
Category: International, Canada,Health/Medicine
SC: In Covid situation, latitude should be to the govt, dismisses PIL for inquiry into management
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Thursday said the government has to be given latitude in handling of the Covid-19 pandemic, as it declined to entertain a PIL by retired bureaucrats seeking an independent inquiry commission to examine Centre's gross mismanagement of the pandemic.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights
Manuel Baum appointed head coach of FC Schalke 04
Berlin, Oct 1 (IANS) Bundesliga club FC Schalke 04 have appointed Manuel Baum as their new head coach. Baum has signed a contract with the Royal Blues until June 30, 2022.
2020-10-01
Category: International, Germany,Sports,Football
Aspen Institute teaching award for Ahmedabad University faculty
Ahmedabad, Oct 1 (IANS) Professor Siddhartha Saxena of Ahmedabad University has been honoured with the prestigious 2020 Ideas Worth Teaching Award from the Aspen Institute, Washington.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Gujarat,National
Covid-19: Telangana crosses 30 lakh test mark
Hyderabad, Oct 1 (IANS) Telangana on Thursday crossed 30 lakh mark in Covid-19 testing while the state continued to see more recoveries than new positive cases.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Mayawati seeks President's rule in UP
Lucknow, Oct 1 (IANS) Former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and BSP supremo Mayawati on Thursday demanded imposition of President's rule in the state, following the rape and murder of another Dalit woman in Balrampur district.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Section 144 in Hathras, borders sealed
Lucknow, Oct 1 (IANS) The district administration in Hathras has imposed Section 144 in the area and has banned the entry of all 'outsiders' including media persons, in the Boolgarhi village where the 19-year-old Dalit girl was gang-raped and died later.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Japan eases travel curbs for foreigners who aren't tourists
Tokyo, Oct 1 (IANS) Starting from Thursday, Japan has relaxed travel restrictions on foreigners entering the country, but not for tourism purposes.
2020-10-01
Category: International, Japan,Politics
Yogi wraps up review of works in 75 UP districts
Lucknow, Oct 1 (IANS) Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has completed a review of the developmental projects in all 75 districts of the state.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Google Pixel 4a finally coming to India on Oct 17
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) Google that decided not to make its Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL smartphones available in India last year, has finally confirmed Pixel 4a will be made available in the country via Flipkart on October 17.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Cardiac arrest common in sick Covid-19 patients: Study
New York, Oct 1 (IANS) Cardiac arrest is common in critically ill patients with Covid-19 and is associated with poor survival, particularly among patients aged 80 or older, say researchers.
2020-10-01
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Northern California wildfire kills 4
San Francisco, Oct 1 (IANS) At least four people were killed, while 147 structures were destroyed due to a massive wildfire in Northern California, according to media reports.
2020-10-01
Category: International, Costa Rica,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Covid-19 cases, deaths more in young cohorts in TN, Andhra: Study
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) In Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh which are among the leading states in terms of Covid-19 caseloads, new research has revealed that the cases and deaths are concentrated in younger cohorts than expected from observations in higher-income countries, a finding that "may indicate the identification of less-severe infections through active case-finding".
2020-10-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Israel-based Coralogix raises $25mn to boost presence in India
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) Israel-based tech company Coralogix that recently announced to expand its operations in India on Thursday announced it has raised $25 million in Series B funding, bringing the company's total amount raised to $41.2 million.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
SC: Covid-led economic slowdown no ground to deny proper wages to workers
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Thursday said the burden of economic slowdown cannot be put on workers alone, who are the backbone of the economic activity, and quashed the Gujarat government notification exempting factories from paying overtime wages to the workers.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Technical glitch halts trading at Tokyo Stock Exchange
Tokyo, Oct 1 (IANS) The Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE) halted trading on Thursday due to a technical glitch, the cause of which is under probe.
2020-10-01
Category: International, Japan,Politics
Divij Sharan exits French Open in opening round
Paris, Oct 1 (IANS) India's Divij Sharan and his South Korean partner Kwon Soon-woo bowed out of the ongoing French Open after suffering a hard-fought defeat in the opening round of the men's doubles event.
2020-10-01
Category: International, France,Sports,Tennis
Consolidated Centre, state fiscal deficit may touch 13% of GDP: SBI Ecowrap
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) The FY21 consolidated fiscal deficit of the Centre and state governments might touch 13 per cent of GDP, said SBI Ecowrap in a report on Thursday.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Debate organisers mull changes after Trump-Biden spat
Washington, Oct 1 (IANS) The organisers of the US presidential debates have said that they were mulling changes to the format in an effort to ensure that the remaining two encounters between President Donald Trump and his Democratic rival Joe Biden were less chaotic, media reports said.
2020-10-01
Category: International, United States,Politics
Higher demand accelerated Sep manufacturing growth: PMI
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) Higher demand accelerated India's manufacturing sector growth in September.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Sensex surges 500 points on 'Unlock-5' announcement
Mumbai, Oct 1 (IANS) The key Indian equity indices surged on Thursday morning with the BSE Sensex gaining over 500 points after the government announced further relaxations for resumption of several services and economic activities including multiplexes under Unlock-5.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
NTPC Group companies' Q2FY21 power generation up 13.3%
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) Diversified power major NTPC Group on Thursday reported that its companies recorded a growth of 13.3 per cent in generation during Q2FY21 as compared to the same period last year.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
ISL: NorthEast United FC sign striker VP Suhair
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) NorthEast United FC have signed Kerala-born striker VP Suhair ahead of the 2020-21 Indian Super League (ISL) season. The forward had a strong 2019-20 campaign with I-League champions Mohun Bagan AC, scoring twice and assisting two times in 16 appearances for the Mariners.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Bajaj Auto reports 10% rise in September sales
Mumbai, Oct 1 (IANS) Two-wheeler and commercial vehicle manufacturer Bajaj Auto on Thursday reported a healthy growth in total sales during September on a year-on-year basis.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Rasika Dugal on 'Delhi Crimes' making International Emmys cut
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) The web series Delhi Crime has been nominated for International Emmy Awards 2020 and actress Rasika Dugal, who features in the hit show, feels it has won recognition by striking balance between being interesting and sensitive.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Babri demolition case: TN Thowheed Jamaat to protest against verdict
Chennai, Oct 1 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu Thowheed Jamaat (TNTJ) will protest across the state against the Lucknow CBI Special Court's judgment acquitting the 32 accused in the Babri Masjid demolition case for want of evidence, said an official.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics,Religion
Ex-Trump campaign manager steps down as senior adviser
Washington, Oct 1 (IANS) Following his involuntary detention by police last week, Brad Parscale, US President Donald Trump's former campaign manager, has stepped down as a senior adviser, saying that he has sought help for the "overwhelming stress" on him and his family, a media report said.
2020-10-01
Category: International, United States,Politics
Google Assistant can now wait on hold phone call for you
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) Next time when someone puts you on hold during a call, relax as Google Assistant will listen closely to hold music and repetitive messages for you. Google has launched a new feature called Hold for Me in its Phone app that will help users get their time back.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
'4-2-3-1' formation best system for Indian football, says Stimac
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) Football head coach Igor Stimac believes the '4-2-3-1 formation is the "best system for Indian football".
2020-10-01
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
NHRC notice to Yogi govt on Hathras incident
Lucknow, Oct 1 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has taken suo motu cognizance of the Hathras incident of the rape and murder of a 19-year-old Dalit girl and has issued a notice to the Yogi Adityanath government.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Taliban shows no flexibility in peace: Afghan Minister
Kabul, Oct 1 (IANS) The Taliban is a "monopolist" group that does not show flexibility in the peace process, and that their view towards justice for victims of violence is political rather than rights-based, an Afghan Minister said.
2020-10-01
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Google launches Nest Audio smart speaker, in India from Oct 5
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) Google has unveiled a new smart speaker Nest Audio with a list of new upgrades for a better music listening experience along with a slimmer profile.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Twitter removes 130 Iranian accounts trying to disrupt US polls
San Francisco, Oct 1 (IANS) Twitter has purged 130 Iranian accounts that attempted to disrupt and manipulate the public conversation during the first 2020 US Presidential Debate between President Donald Trump and Democratic Party's presidential candidate Joe Biden.
2020-10-01
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
US Senate passes stopgap bill to avoid govt shutdown
Washington, Oct 1 (IANS) The US Senate has passed a stopgap funding bill, known as the continuing resolution legislation, to keep the federal government open until December 11, averting the possibility of a shutdown.
2020-10-01
Category: International, United States,Politics
India's Covid tally over 63L, recoveries nearly 53L
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) With a spike of 86,821 coronavirus cases and 1,181 deaths in 24 hours, India's tally on Thursday mounted to 63,12,584 cases.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Rahul, Priyanka to visit Hathras on Thursday
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) Congress leaders Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra will visit Hathras in Uttar Pradesh on Thursday to meet the family of the woman who died after being gang raped, and whose cremation in the night by the police has provoked nationwide outrage.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
IPL: Orange Cap stays with KL, Rabada holds onto Purple
Dubai, Oct 1 (IANS) Kings XI Punjab's KL Rahul and Kagiso Rabada of Delhi Capitals continue to lead the respective batting and bowling charts in the ongoing edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL).
2020-10-01
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Google launches Pixel 5 and Pixel 4A 5G in select markets
San Francisco, Oct 1 (IANS) Google has finally announced the Pixel 5 alongside the Pixel 4a 5G that is a 5G version of the Pixel 4a during its 'Launch Night In event.
2020-10-01
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Covid-19 a warning to world against unsustainable food habits: Javadekar
United Nations, Oct 1 (IANS) The Covid-19 pandemic is a warning to the world against unsustainable food habits and unregulated exploitation of nature, according to India's Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar.
2020-10-01
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Twitter rolls out voice tweets to more iOS users
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) Twitter has expanded its new voice tweet feature to more iOS users that allows them to record an audio clip and send that via a tweet.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Ravi Kishan gets Y plus category security, thanks Yogi
Lucknow, Oct 1 (IANS) BJP MP and actor Ravi Kishan has been provided with the Y-plus category security following threats to life after he spoke out about the Bollywood-drug nexus links.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Nadal, Thiem breeze into French Open third round
Paris, Oct 1 (IANS) Rafael Nadal, the 12-time Roland Garros champion, completed another overwhelming show at the ongoing French Open as he registered a straight-sets win No. 236 Mackenzie McDonald to progress to the next round.
2020-10-01
Category: International, France,Sports,Tennis
Deoband cleric asks Nusrat to 'apologise' for her Durga post
Deoband (Uttar Pradesh) Oct 1 (IANS) Trinamool Congress MP and actor, Nusrat Jahan, has now drawn the ire of Islamic seminary, Darul Uloom in Deoband for posing as Goddess Durga and wishing her fans 'Shubho Mahalaya'.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Facebook will reject ads that undermine legitimacy of US polls
San Francisco, Oct 1 (IANS) After US President Donald Trump attacked the integrity of the upcoming election with false claims about voter fraud and mail-in ballots, Facebook has said it will not allow ads with content that seeks to delegitimise the outcome of an election.
2020-10-01
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Politics
UP woman assaulted by husband, 2 friends for dowry
Pilibhit (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 1 (IANS) A young woman, aged about 25 years, was allegedly assaulted with a sharp-edged weapon by her husband and his two colleagues.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
'Micro-smart lockdowns' imposed in Karachi
Karachi, Oct 1 (IANS) Due to the emergence of at least 22 new coronavirus cases in Karachi, the Sindh government has imposed 'micro-smart lockdowns' in the provincial capital's Covid-19 hotspot areas.
2020-10-01
Category: International, Pakistan,Health/Medicine,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Kimmich scores late winner as Bayern beat Dortmund to lift Supercup
Berlin, Oct 1 (IANS) Joshua Kimmich scored a late winner as he helped Bayern Munich beat a resilient Borussia Dortmund 3-2 to clinch the 21st edition of the German Super Cup.
2020-10-01
Category: International, Germany,Sports,Football
70% of customers expect fair AI interactions from firms: Report
Mumbai, Oct 1 (IANS) Even as deployment of a range of Artificial Intelligence technologies grows, about 70 per cent of customers expect organisations to provide AI interactions that are transparent and fair, according to a global report by Capgemini.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,Technology
Vaani Kapoor is 'grateful' the film industry 'is bouncing back'
Mumbai, Oct 1 (IANS) Even as the government on Wednesday evening announced its decision to open cinema theatres in a phased manner, several film units have already started shooting amid the new normal.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
7-member committee formed in Pak to defend journos
Islamabad, Oct 1 (IANS) The Pakistan Bar Council (PBC) has constituted a seven-member committee to defend and protect the rights of journalists in the country, the media reported.
2020-10-01
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Chromecast with Google TV arrives in US for $50
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) Taking a cue from Apple TV, Google has introduced a new entertainment experience called Google TV that will be available first on the new Chromecast dongle beginning with the US.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology
AFI competitions to begin with event for throwers from Oct 26
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) The Athletics Federation of India (AFI) has finalised its deferred calendar for the year 2020-21 wherein the competitions will resume with 1st National Open Throws Championships in Patiala on October 26-27.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Athletics
Soldier killed in Pak firing in J&K district
Srinagar, Oct 1 (IANS) A soldier was killed in action in ceasefire violation by Pakistan in the Krishna Ghati sector along the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security
I'm told someone else is running Parliament: Sharif
Islamabad, Oct 1 (IANS) While addressing a virtual meeting, former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif told the Central Executive Committee of his PML-N party of being informed that "someone else" was running Parliament, in lieu of its members.
2020-10-01
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Imran orders setting up national emergency helpline
Islamabad, Oct 1 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has directed the PM Delivery Unit (PMDU) to set up a national emergency helpline within two months in the wake of a brutal gang-rape of a woman in front of her children that took place few weeks ago in Punjab province, the Ministry of Information said.
2020-10-01
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
'Highest levels of US govt watching Amnesty shutdown in India'
New York, Oct 1 (IANS) Amnesty International shutting down its operations in India after its bank accounts were frozen "has received attention at the highest levels" in the US government, according to a senior State Department official.
2020-10-01
Category: International, United States,Politics
Global Covid-19 cases surpass 33.8mn mark: Johns Hopkins
Washington, Oct 1 (IANS) The overall number of global coronavirus has surpassed 33.8 million, while the deaths have increased to nearly 1,012,900, according to the Johns Hopkins University.
2020-10-01
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Bollywood is a swamp I want to keep away from: Indian Ocean vocalist Rahul Ram
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) In his 30th year with Indian Ocean -- one of India's oldest bands, vocalist and bass guitarist Rahul Ram feels that over the past three decades, the band has become the centerpiece of his life. Remembering that in the early days, they hardly managed to get any shows, with only a total of seven in 1991, 1992, 1993 and 1994; and earning a grand total of maybe Rs 95,000, he smiles, "So clearly we were doing it for love, and not money. Anywhere we played, people always asked for more. I think that is what has kept us going -- people's admiration and the kind of fun we have been having."
2020-10-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books
As India faces China hostility, advanced arms sales show US pledge to its security: Official
New York, Oct 1 (IANS) When India is a victim of China's bullying behaviour and is facing substantial security challenges, Washington's sale of advanced weapons system show its commitment to India's security, according to a senior US State Department official.
2020-10-01
Category: International, United States,Diplomacy,Politics
Spotboy to actors, Yash Chopra's unit stayed at same 5-star: Ex-YRF executive producer
Mumbai, Oct 1 (IANS) The name Mahen Vakil may not automatically ring a bell in the minds of the most ardent Bollywood buffs, but if we told you he was a vital cog in the production of such films as Darr (1993), Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (1995), Dil To Pagal Hai (1997) and Mohabbatein (2000), you would surely do a double take.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
After Hathras, another woman raped, killed in UP
Balrampur (UP), Oct 1 (IANS) Even as the embers of the Hathras incident continue to smoulder, yet another incident of a Dalit woman being gangraped and killed in Balrampur district has taken place.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Trump tells far-right group to 'stand down' amid row
Washington, Oct 1 (IANS) US President Donald Trump has said a far-right group should "stand down" and let law enforcement do its work, after his refusal to explicitly condemn the group in a TV debate sparked a backlash.
2020-10-01
Category: International, United States,Politics
Pope Francis rejects US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo meeting
Vatican City, Oct 1 (IANS) The Vatican has denied US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo an audience with Pope Francis. The Holy See said the Pontiff does not receive politicians during an election period.
2020-10-01
Category: International, Holy See (vatican City State),Politics
As Dhonis turn web series producers, Sakshi shares inside info
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) Former India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni and his wife Sakshi plan to score in a very different game than cricket. They are foraying into OTT space with a web series.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Serious Men: Nawazuddin shines in engaging satire (IANS Review; Rating: * * * and 1/2 )
Serious Men (film streaming on Netflix); Cast: Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Indira Tiwari, Aakshath Das, Nassar, Sanjay Narvekar, Shweta Basu Prasad; Direction: Sudhir Mishra; Rating: * * * and 1/2 (three and a half stars)
2020-10-01
Category: India, New Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
UK at 'critical moment' with coronavirus: Johnson
London, Oct 1 (IANS) British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said that new measures to tackle the increase in coronavirus cases "will take time to feed through".
2020-10-01
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Businesses not ready with GST e-invoicing get 30-day grace period
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) The Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) has announced a 30 day grace period for those businesses which are not yet ready for GST e-invoicing which comes into effect from Thursday, October 1.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
US hails India partnership as crucial for global recovery from Covid-19
New York, Oct 1 (IANS) The US on Wednesday hailed its partnership with India on protective equipment and medical supplies during the "desperate" early days of the Covid-19 pandemic as the "clearest example" of positive global collaboration rising from one of its "most important partnerships in the world".
2020-10-01
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Andhra police arrest habitual temple burglarizing trio in Prakasam
Ongole (Andhra Pradesh), Oct 1 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh's Prakasam district police arrested a habitual temple burglarizing trio on Wednesday even as they intensify security and monitoring around worship places at a time when religious politics are raging in the state.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Delhi's Covid testing 4K short of actual capacity, says HC
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) The Delhi High Court yet again pulled up the city government for not using its actual testing capacity, noting that Delhi can conduct 15,000 RT-PCR tests per day while actual number of tests being done is still around 11,000.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights
Youngsters performing well a very special thing, says Karthik
Dubai, Oct 1 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders' (KKR) young players were the stars of the show once again on Wednesday as they beat Rajasthan Royals (RR) by 37 runs and captain Dinesh Karthik couldn't be happier for them.
2020-10-01
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Didn't adapt well to the conditions: Smith
Dubai, Oct 1 (IANS) Rajasthan Royals (RR) captain Steve Smith admitted on Wednesday that their batsmen may have had some difficulty adjusting to the Dubai International Cricket Stadium after playing both their matches before this at the significantly smaller Sharjah Cricket Stadium.
2020-10-01
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
K'taka Covid tally crosses 6L-mark with 8,856 new cases
Bengaluru, Oct 1 (IANS) Karnataka's Covid tally crossed the 6-lakh mark, including 1,07,616 active cases, with 8,856 new cases getting reported till Tuesday midnight, the state health bulletin said on Wednesday.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Let Kannada news channel operate, demand journalists' unions
Bengaluru, Oct 1 (IANS) Condemning the police raid on a Kannada news channel's office in the city recently, the Indian Journalists' Union (IJU) on Wednesday demanded that Power TV be allowed to resume broadcasts.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Media,Politics
Inspired KKR bowlers set up thumping win over RR
Dubai, Oct 1 (IANS/GloFans) Inspired Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) bowlers set the Dubai International Cricket Stadium on fire as they came out all guns blazing to help their team to a thumping 37-run win over Rajasthan Royals (RR) in the 12th IPL match here on Wednesday night.
2020-10-01
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Karntaka's Covid data most transparent, says Minister
Bengaluru, Sep 30 (IANS) Rebutting Leader of Opposition Siddaramaiah's charges, Karnataka Medical Education Minister Dr K. Sudhakar on Wednesday asserted that the state government had not fudged any data with regards to Covid-19 deaths in the state.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
There's no going back on terrorism remark: Tejasvi Surya
Bengaluru, Sep 30 (IANS) Refusing to get bogged down by the barrage of criticism over his recent remarks, newly appointed Bharatiya Yuva Morcha (BYM) national President Tejasvi Surya on Wednesday affirmed that there is no question of taking back his "Bengaluru is terrorism hub" remark.
2020-10-01
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Clinical KKR coast to 37-run win over RR
Dubai, Sep 30 (IANS) A clinical Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) on Wednesday coasted to a 37-run win over Rajasthan Royals (RR) here. After scoring 174/6 wkts in 20 overs, KKR restricted RR to 137/9 in 20 overs, with top scorer Tom Curran (54 not out off 36 balls) being one of just three RR batsmen to enter double figures.
2020-09-30
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Silver Lake co-investors to invest Rs 1,875 crore more into Reliance Retail
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) and Reliance Retail Ventures Ltd (RRVL) announced on Wednesday that co-investors of Silver Lake will invest an additional Rs 1,875 crore into RRVL, a subsidiary of RIL.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Assam CM's office involved in police recruitment paper leak: Cong
Guwahati, Sep 30 (IANS) The main opposition party in Assam, the Congress, on Wednesday demanded the resignation of Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal after alleging that his office was involved in the police recruitment question paper leak scam.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics
Covid rules: Uthappa seems to have applied saliva on ball
Dubai, Sep 30 (IANS) Rajasthan Royals batsman Robin Uthappa appears to have violated Covid-19 guidelines for the IPL on Wednesday as he seemed to be applying saliva on the ball in a match against Kolkata Knight Riders at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium.
2020-09-30
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Delhi HC asks Crime Branch to probe CISF man's disappearance
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Wednesday tasked the Delhi Police's Crime Branch with probing the disappearance of a Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) trooper, missing since May.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
CBI books Hyderabad firm for Rs 166 crore loan fraud
Hyderabad, Sep 30 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has filed a case against Hyderabad-based Chadalavada Infratech Ltd for a Rs 166.93 crore loan fraud.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
'Human rights abuser Pak resorting to mockery of UNHRC with India bashing'
New Delhi/Geneva, Sep 30 (IANS) India on Wednesday said that Pakistan's perennial India bashing at the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) amounted to mockery, while its own record of human rights for ethnic minorities, social activists and journalists was abysmally poor.
2020-09-30
Category: International, India,National,Diplomacy,Politics
Hathras gang-rape brings spotlight back on crime against women
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) As the pyre for the body of the Hathras gangrape victim was set alight amid heavy police presence in her hometown, a young journalist was seen arguing with a policeman. As the confrontation between the journalist and the policeman reaches its peak, the background fire, which was dimly lit in the mobile video, too blazed high at midnight.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Celebrate International Coffee Day with these easy recipes
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANSlife) Coffee is one of the most loved beverages in the world and theres no denying that! In India, the love for barista-style coffee is gaining momentum. For coffee lovers who have round-the-clock cravings and want to enjoy some exciting beverages at home, experts at Lavazza India share a few recipes on the occasion of International Coffee Day marked on October 1.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Silver Lake's co-investors to invest Rs 1,875 cr more in Reliance Retail
Mumbai, Sep 30 (IANS) Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) on Wednesday evening said that the co-investors of Silver Lake will invest an additional Rs 1,875 crore into Reliance Retail Ventures Ltd (RRVL).
2020-09-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Semi-permanent make-up for alluring brows & lips
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANSlife) The youth these days are not only concerned about pigmentation, acne or dark circles, but also look for that perfect shaped brow. There are multiple procedures for 'designer eyes, the fox eye lift utilises threads to lift the brows and the corners of the eyes to make your eyes elongated, almond-like shape a hot red at the moment, especially with the Hollywood crowd.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
It's time for autumn cocktails
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANSlife) The white spirits have often been unanimously hailed as one of the most popular when it comes to cocktail making. With the colourless, distilled spirit of vodka being a common favourite for so many, the 4th of October is celebrated as International Vodka Day. It raises a toast to this one-of-a-kind creation in the world of spirits.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Post voting out of CEO Gurbaxani, CoD to run Dhanlaxmi Bank
Chennai, Sep 30 (IANS) With the shareholders of the Kerala-based small private sector Dhanlaxmi Bank overwhelmingly voting out Managing Director and CEO Sunil Gurbaxani, a Committee of Directors (CoD) will manage its affairs, said a source on Wednesday.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy
Strongest season for Indian and Southeast Asian art online
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANSlife) Christies Asian Art Week New York achieved a total of $82,830,875 with 90 percent by value, 84 percent sold by lot, and 175 percent hammer above low estimate across the eight live auctions. It saw a global participation with bidders from 41 countries across five continents.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life,Lifestyle/Fashion
Rules affecting daily life changing from October 1
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) There will be some changes in the rules for products and transactions impacting the daily lives of the people from October 1.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
RR speedster Jofra Archer back all guns blazing
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) On Wednesday, Rajasthan Royals (RR) unleashed their pace juggernaut Jofra Archer with full force against the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), and the England bowler returned his best figures of this IPL even as he regularly clocked around 150 kmph. The gangling bowler's fastest delivery was clocked at 152.1 kmph, in the 14th over, and he finished with superb figures of 2/18 in four overs.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Andhra Pradesh CM to announce MSP on Thursday
Amaravati, Sep 30 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy will announce the minimum support price (MSP) for agricultural produce procurement on Thursday, an official said.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
India posts healthy current account surplus of $19.8bn in Q1FY21 (2nd Lead)
Mumbai, Sep 30 (IANS) India posted a healthy current account surplus in Q1FY21 on the back of a lower trade deficit, official data showed on Wednesday.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Andhra Police arrest Maoist in Visakhapatnam district
Visakhapatnam, Sep 30 (IANS) The police in Andhra Pradesh's Visakhapatnam district on Wednesday arrested a 31-year-old Maoist, Jamili Kamesh, for his involvement in multiple crimes such as murder and arson, among others.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Over 2.83 lakh people still affected by Assam floods
Guwahati, Sep 30 (IANS) Though some respite in rain has led to a further improvement in the flood situation in Assam, 2.83 lakh people in eight of the state's 33 districts were still affected as on Wednesday, disaster management officials said.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Assam,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
International flights to remain suspended till Oct 31
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) The Central government on Wednesday extended the suspension of scheduled commercial international flight operations to and from India till October 31.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Hathras' 'Nirbhaya' was killed by UP govt, says Sonia Gandhi
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) "Is it a crime to be a daughter of a poor family?" asked Congress interim President Sonia Gandhi in a video statement on the Hathras gangrape. She alleged that the issue was sought to be hushed up while referring to the victim as "Hathras' Nirbhaya".
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
PM lauds successful BrahMos launch
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday congratulated scientists and engineers for the successful test launch of supersonic cruise missile BrahMos with an indigenous booster from a test facility off the Odisha coast.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Multiplex Association of India look forward to welcoming back moviegoers
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Multiplex Association of India on Wednesday said that they wholeheartedly welcome the Government of India decision allowing cinemas to reopen across the country, starting October 15.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
3 Nigerians among 4 held for Rs 1.24 cr online fraud in Gurugram
Gurugram, Sep 30 (IANS) The Cyber Crime Cell of the Gurugram Police arrested three Nigerian nationals and their Indian accomplice for allegedly duping a 60-year-old man of Rs 1.24 crore in an online fraud a few months ago, the police said on Wednesday.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Over 54% of GKRA budget spent, 30 crore man-days created
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Over 54 per cent of the total budget for the Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyaan (GKRA), a short-time employment programme initiated for migrant labourers, has been spent and nearly 30 crore man-days' employment has been created so far, the Union Ministry of Rural Development said on Wednesday.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Babri case: Court rejects newspaper reports and cassettes as evidence
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) A Special CBI court hearing the Babri mosque demolition case of December 6, 1992, acquitted all the 32 accused on Wednesday saying it was spontaneous and not a planned move.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
B-Town rejoices as cinemas are allowed to open at 50 per cent capacity
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Bollywood celebrities and the film trade expressed joy on Wednesday evening as news spread that the Union Home Ministry has allowed cinemas, theatres and multiplexes to reopen with 50 per cent seating capacity from October 15.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Gill and Morgan take KKR to 174/6 vs RR
Dubai, Sep 30 (IANS) Opener Shubman Gill's 47 and Eoin Morgan's unbeaten 34 helped the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) score 174/6 against Rajasthan Royals (RR) at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium on Wednesday. For RR, Jofra Acher marked his return to form with the ball as he bagged 2/18.
2020-09-30
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Hathras protest: 13 Youth Cong leaders sent to jail in Lucknow
Lucknow, Sep 30 (IANS) Thirteen Youth Congress leaders, who participated in protests over the Hathras gang-rape and murder in Lucknow on Wednesday, were sent to jail.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Agnikul Cosmos signs up with Alaska Aerospace to test rocket
Chennai, Sep 30 (IANS) As part of its plan to launch its rocket from foreign rocket ports, Chennai-based small rocket-maker Agnikul Cosmos Private Ltd on Wednesday said that it has signed an agreement with the Alaska Aerospace Corporation.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Science/Tech,Technology
Kerala sees new daily Covid high with over 8K cases
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 30 (IANS) Kerala saw a new daily Covid tally on Wednesday, as 8,830 people tested positive for coronavirus.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
Indians rediscovered travel closer to home amid pandemic: Booking.com
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) While the pandemic has led to seismic shifts in travel behaviours and destination choices, many Indian travellers have discovered simple pleasures next door, leading digital travel player Booking.com said on Wednesday.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Conditional relaxation for public gatherings after Oct 15
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) While the MHA has allowed further relaxation switch reopening of cinema halls and entertainment parks with conditions, there are some reprieves that are being given in gatherings as well.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,National
Will Facebook's cross-app messaging protect your privacy?
San Francisco, Sep 30 (IANS) With the launch of coss-app messaging for Instagram and Messenger, Facebook has said that far from infringing on your privacy, the new update will give users more control over who can reach them and how.
2020-09-30
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Centre sticks to FY21 borrowing target, leaves room for states
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) The Centre on Wednesday said it will borrow Rs 4.34 lakh crore in the second half of the current financial year, sticking to its enhanced borrowing plan of Rs 12 lakh crore for the whole year, while completing the process ahead of schedule in January, leaving ample room for the states and the private sector to borrow from the market to step up investment in a recovering economy.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Covid: Maha cases, deaths spiral; Mumbai region worsens
Mumbai, Sep 30 (IANS) Maharashtra's Covid-19 deaths and cases continued to rise with the Mumbai Metropolitan Region (MMR) causing huge concerns with rising fatalities, health officials said here on Wednesday.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
India's Apr-Aug fiscal deficit at over 109% of budgetary target
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) India's budgetary fiscal deficit for the April-August 2020-21 period stood at Rs 8.70 lakh crore, or 109.3 per cent of the budget estimates (BE).
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
K'taka minister says: No mask? Pay Rs 1000 fine
Bengaluru, Sep 30 (IANS) In the wake of rising Covid-19 cases, Karnataka on Wednesday declared that the penalty for not wearing a mask in public places would be increased to Rs 1000 in urban areas while it is Rs 500 in rural areas.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Karnataka,National
Sacked municipal employees protest in Gurugram
Gurugram, Sep 30 (IANS) More than 500 contractual employees of the Municipal Corporation of Gurugram (MCG), including sanitation workers, drivers, clerks, guards, water pump operators, peons, gardeners, helpers and surveyors who were suddenly sacked by the MCG over the last four days, staged a protest here on Wednesday.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Haryana,National,Politics
Mathura court dismisses Sri Krishna Janam Bhoomi case (Ld)
Mathura, Sep 30 (IANS) Close on the heels of the Ayodhya verdict early Wednesday, all eyes were fixed on the likely outcome of the case filed in a Mathura civil court to settle a dispute between the local Shahi Masjid Idgah management and Sri Krishna Virajman, represented by Ranjna Agnihotri and eight others who had filed a fresh 57 page petition on September 25.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
EC team visits Patna to observe Bihar poll preparations
Patna, Sep 30 (IANS) A team of Election Commission officials visited Patna to take stock of poll preparations on Wednesday, ahead of the Bihar Assembly election.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Covid cases surge in 9 Karnataka districts: Official
Bengaluru, Sep 30 (IANS) Having the second highest number of active Covid-19 cases (1,07,737) in the country after Maharashtra, nine of the 30 districts across Karnataka reported a surge in Covid cases in September, an official said on Wednesday.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
IDFC First Bank MD gifts Rs 30-lakh shares to schoolteacher (Ld)
Mumbai, Sep 30 (IANS) As a token of gratitude, IDFC First Bank MD and CEO V Vaidyanathan has transferred one lakh equity shares worth around Rs 30 lakh to to his former schoolteacher Gurdial Saroop Saini.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Human Interest/Society
Mumbai, Punjab will aim to recover after losses (IPL Match 11 Preview)
Abu Dhabi, Sep 30 (IANS/GloFans) Both defending champions Mumbai Indians (MI) and Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) will look to bring their campaign back on track after suffering heartbreaking losses in their previous IPL contests when they meet here on Thursday.
2020-09-30
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Vedanta, Jindal among bidders for first commercial coal mine allocation
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) The Centre has received a total of 76 bids from 42 companies, including Vedanta Ltd, JSW Steel and Jindal Steel and Power Ltd, for the first commercial coal mine allocation in the country.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Pak violates ceasefire on LoC for 7th straight day
Jammu, Sep 30 (IANS) Pakistan continued to violate ceasefire along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district for the seventh consecutive day on Wednesday.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
JD(S) leader Kumaraswamy claims PM Modi offered him CM post
Bengaluru, Sep 30 (IANS) Janata Dal (S) leader and former Karnataka Chief Minister, H. D. Kumaraswamy on Wednesday made a startling revelation in which he claimed that none other than Prime Minister Narendra Modi promised to make him Karnataka's CM soon after Assembly results were announced last year.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Released tax records show Biden made $944K, Harris $3M in 2019
New York, Sep 30 (IANS) Democratic Party's presidential candidate Joe Biden and vice-presidential candidate Kamala Harris have released their income tax documents for last year after a newspaper published what it said was leaked tax information of President Donald Trump who has refused to disclose them.
2020-09-30
Category: International, United States,Politics
Covid-19: Odisha govt caps entry of visitors to zoos
Bhubaneswar, Sep 30 (IANS) The Odisha government on Wednesday issued guidelines for reopening of zoos and deer parks as it limited the daily entry of visitors in view of the Covid-19 pandemic.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Orissa,National
NIA arrests key accused in FICN racket case
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Wednesday said it has arrested one of the key accused, a resident of Malda in West Bengal, involved in the high quality Fake Indian Currency Notes (FICN) racket case.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Akali Dal's posers to Rahul Gandhi on farm laws
Chandigarh, Sep 30 (IANS) The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) on Wednesday asked Congress leader Rahul Gandhi to tell farmers why he had supported the abolition of the APMC Act and why he had not protested against the three 'anti-farmer' agricultural bills when they were tabled in the Parliament for ratification.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Rijiju launches SAI's new logo
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju on Wednesday launched the Sports Authority of Indias (SAI) new logo at Delhis Major Dhyan Chand Stadium.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Maha ministerial panel to decide on farm laws' implementation
Mumbai, Sep 30 (IANS) In a significant development, the Maharashtra government on Wednesday decided to set up a Cabinet Sub-Committee to examine the implementation of the recently enacted farm laws that have resulted in protests all over the country.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Yash Birla, 3 others barred from securities market
Mumbai, Sep 30 (IANS) The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has barred four individuals, including Yashovardhan Birla, the Chairman of Yash Birla Group, from the markets in relation to manipulation in issuance of global depository receipts (GDR) by Birla Cotsyn (India) Ltd way back in 2010.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Multiplexes to reopen with 50% seating from Oct 15
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) In its latest guidelines for further reopening, the Union Home Ministry has allowed certain activities such as functioning of cinemas, theatres and multiplexes with 50% seating capacity from October 15.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,National
975 new cases take J&K's Covid tally past 75K-mark
Srinagar, Sep 30 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday reported 975 new Covid-19 cases, taking the Union Territory's cornavirus tally past the 75,000-mark to 75,070.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
Army's poor gun maintenance, design change causing accidents: OFB
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) State-run Ordnance Factory Board (OFB), one of the oldest defence establishments, has countered the Indian Army's claim that its faulty ammunition is leading to injuries and deaths of soldiers and damage to equipment, saying that the accidents could also be because of "poor gun maintenance", "faulty firing drill", and "unvalidated design changes in the weapon".
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Babri verdict evokes mixed reactions in Maharashtra
Mumbai, Sep 30 (IANS) The much-awaited Special CBI Court verdict on the Babri Masjid demolition evoked mixed reactions in Maharashtra from the ruling Shiv Sena-Nationalist Congress Party-Congress and prominent citizens, here on Wednesday.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Acquittal of all accused in Babri demolition case surprising: Gehlot
Jaipur, Sep 30 (IANS) Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Wednesday termed the decision of the special CBI court to acquit all the accused in the Babri Masjid demolition case as "surprising".
2020-09-30
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
New unlock guidelines: States free to decide on schools reopening after Oct 15
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) : The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Wednesday left it to the states and union territories to decide on reopening of schools and coaching institutions after October 15 in a graded manner.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
Suhana Khan: I didn't get my skin lightened, I would never
Mumbai, Sep 30 (IANS) Suhana Khan, daughter of superstar Shah Rukh Khan, has revealed how she was told she is ugly because of her skin tone since she was 12 years old. Suhana said she has not get her skin lightened, adding that she would never do it.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Youth Congress stages protest over Hathras horror, demands Yogi quit
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Indian Youth Congress and Mahila Congress activists on Wednesday staged a protest after the death of the Hathras gangrape victim and demanded the resignation of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
K'taka opposition accuses ruling BJP of fudging Covid data
Bengaluru, Sep 30 (IANS) Taking a swipe at the ruling BJP, Karnataka Leader of the Opposition Siddaramaiah on Wednesday charged that the ruling BJP was fudging numbers to bring down Covid-19 figures in the state.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
'Badla' actor Tony Luke: I believe in versatility
Mumbai, Sep 30 (IANS) Actor Tony Luke, who made his Bollywood debut with the 2019 Amitabh Bachchan-starrer Badla, says it is his conscious choice to be as different as possible.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
India's June-end 2020 external debt falls to $554.5 bn
Mumbai, Sep 30 (IANS) India's external debt for the quarter ended June 2020 declined on a sequential and year-on-year basis, official data showed on Wednesday.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Buying support lifts equity market; FMCG, pharma stocks gain (Roundup)
Mumbai, Sep 30 (IANS) Despite volatility on account of weakened global sentiment, the Indian equity market ended on a positive note on Wednesday.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Andhra registers 6,133 new corona cases, over 7K recoveries
Amaravati, Sep 30 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh registered 6,133 new coronavirus infections, taking its total tally to 6.9 lakh cases, even as 7,075 more recoveries on Wednesday brought down the active cases to 58,445.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Mysuru Dasara celebrations to commence on Thursday with Gajapayana
Bengaluru, Sep 30 (IANS) The famous Gajapayana (elephants' march), which heralds the Dasara celebrations in Mysuru, will commence its journey on Thursday from Veeranahosahalli near the Nagarahole forest check-post in Hunsur.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Cinema/Showbiz
When Vijay Varma out-spammed a spam account
Mumbai, Sep 30 (IANS) Social media posts of Bollywood celebrities being flooded with spam comments is nothing new. What is unusual is the way in which actor Vijay Varma has chosen to deal with the situation on Wednesday.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Covid Casualty: India's core industrial output down 8.5% in Aug
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) The deceleration rate in the production of India's eight major industries continued in August, official data showed on Wednesday.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Ad spend on digital media could overtake TV by financial year 2021
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Advertising spend on digital media is set to overtake TV by financial year 2021, with digital likely to be one of the only media and entertainment segments to continue to grow in double digits in the coming year.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Nora Fatehi borrows from Meghan Thee Stallion's lyrics to define herself
Mumbai, Sep 30 (IANS) Dancer-actress Nora Fatehi has borrowed from a song by Meghan Thee Stallion to describe herself.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
80 people detained over Hathras gangrape protest
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Delhi Police on Wednesday detained at least 80 persons who staged a protest over the Hathras gangrape case. This includes 36 men and 44 women.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Shocking, say Muslim leaders on Babri demolition case verdict
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) After the verdict in the Babri Masjid demolition case was pronounced acquitting all the 32 accused, Muslim organizations and political leaders called it injustice and shocking.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Mom-to-be Teejay Sidhu's has a tip for expecting mothers
Mumbai, Sep 30 (IANS) TV personality Teejay Sidhu, who is currently expecting her third child, has opened up on how she is being called too skinny while being pregnant.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
'The Kissing Booth' star Joel Courtney marries 'best friend' Mia Scholink
Los Angeles, Sep 30 (IANS) Teenybopper star Joel Courtney has married his longtime love Mia Scholink.
2020-09-30
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
Purnachandra Rao new head of Indo-American Chamber of Commerce
Hyderabad, Sep 30 (IANS) Purnachandra Rao Surapaneni, a Hyderabad-based industrialist, has been elected as national President of the Indo-American Chamber of Commerce (IACC).
2020-09-30
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Business/Economy
Kejriwal's solution to stubble burning for Delhi farmers
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) The Delhi government is starting the process of preparing a fermented liquid solution to be sprayed on 800 hectares of land in the city where stubble burning is practiced by farmers, said Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Elephant tramples man to death in Jharkhand
Ranchi, Sep 30 (IANS) A 60-year-old man was trampled to death while another woman was injured by a rampaging elephant in Jharkhand's Giridih district on Wednesday.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Bihar,National,Environment/Wildlife
Papon's latest song is an ode to peace
Mumbai, Sep 30 (IANS) Singer Papon has unveiled a new track that talks about finding peace when things get difficult.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
K'taka farmers to rope in IT-savvy youths for online campaign
Bengaluru, Sep 30 (IANS) In a bid to drum up more support for their protest against the new agricultural laws, the Karnataka Rajya Raitha Sangha (KRRS) will launch an online campaign to counter the ruling BJP's stand and rope in IT-savvy youths for the purpose.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Saints don't create conspiracies, protect religion, culture: Diya Kumari
Jaipur, Sep 30 (IANS) Welcoming the decision by the special CBI court in Babri Masjid demolition case to acquit all saints and senior leaders, MP and BJP General Secretary Diya Kumari on Thursday said that saints do not create conspiracies but protect religion and culture.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Andhra seer welcomes Babri demolition case verdict
Visakhapatnam, Sep 30 (IANS) City-based Swaroopanandendra Swamy of Visakha Sri Sarada Peetham on Wednesday welcomed the acquittal of all 32 accused in the Babri Masjid demolition case by a Special CBI court in Lucknow earlier in the day.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
PM Modi to inaugurate int'l webinar to mark Gandhi-150
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate an international webinar on October 3 that the ICCR is organising in collaboration with the UP Institute of Design (UPID) on the theme 'Weaving Relations; Textile Traditions' to mark Gandhi-150. This is being organised just a day after Gandhi Jayanti.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
RR win toss, choose to bowl against KKR
Dubai, Sep 30 (IANS) Rajasthan Royals (RR) on Wednesday won the toss and chose to bowl against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium. Both sides have made no changes to their squads and RR are looking for their first win outside of Sharjah.
2020-09-30
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
India, China agree to hold early meeting for disengagement along LAC
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) India and China on Wednesday agreed to hold a meeting soon between the senior commanders of their armies for an early disengagement along the Line of Actual Control (LAC), where the two countries are locked in a face-off since June this year.
2020-09-30
Category: International, India,National,Diplomacy,Politics
Bihar seat-sharing: BJP-JDU nearing consensus, LJP not on-board, yet
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) After a long huddle at BJP President JP Nadda's residence, BJP's Bihar prabhari Bhupendra Yadav said that the Bharatiya Janata Party, Janata Dal (United) and Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) will fight the Bihar assembly polls together next month. However, it is learnt that while the BJP and JDU have reached a consensus, the LJP is still not on board.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
TCS applicable only on amounts received on or after Oct 1: CBDT
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) on Wednesday clarified that Tax Collection at Source (TCS) will be applicable only on the amount received on or after October 1, 2020 and a seller would be required to collect TCS only if his turnover exceeds Rs 10 crore in the last financial year.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Akali Dal to submit memo to Punjab Governor on farm laws
Chandigarh, Sep 30 (IANS) Two lakh people will join three separate marches by farmers in 40,000 vehicles starting from all three Sikh religious 'Takhts' to Chandigarh on Thursday where the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) will hand over a memorandum demanding revocation of the recently-passed agricultural laws to the central government through the Governor of Punjab.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Hindu Munnani founder Ramagopalan succumbs to Covid-19
Chennai, Sep 30 (IANS) Hindu Munnani founder Ramagopalan (94) succumbed to Covid-19 at a private hospital here on Wednesday, said the organisation's Tamil Nadu President.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine,Religion
Nepal, China security pact in offing, to irk India
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Nepal and China will soon ink a bilateral military exchange mechanism on the lines of the India-Nepal security exchange framework, agencies have warned New Delhi.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Twitter launches 'Have You Followed' series for entertainment buffs
Mumbai, Sep 30 (IANS) Twitter India has come up with a series that features several people from the entertainment industry talking about themselves, their career and more.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Xiaomi launches Mi 10T, Mi 10T Pro with Snapdragon 865, 144Hz display
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Xiaomi subsidiary Mi on Wednesday launched Mi 10T and Mi 10T Pro flagship smartphones as part of the Mi 10T series for the global market.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Yogi calls up Hathras victim's father, announces Rs 25L aid
Lucknow, Sep 30 (IANS) Amid an uproar over the cremation of the body of a Dalit gang-rape victim early on Wednesday, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath spoke to the 19-year-old woman's father in Hathras district and offered his condolences.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
PIL in SC seeking CBI probe in Hathras gang-rape and murder
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) A PIL was filed in the Supreme Court on Wednesday seeking a CBI probe or SIT investigation under a sitting or former Supreme Court or High Court judge in the gruesome gang-rape and murder of a 19-year-old Dalit woman in Uttar Pradesh's Hathras district.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
AIIMS report to CBI: Death time missing in Sushant's autopsy
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Forensic Department has submitted its report with the CBI in Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput death case and has questioned the absence of the timing of death in the autopsy report and pointed towards the dimly-lit post mortem room at Cooper Hospital, sources said.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz
Facebook finally integrates Messenger with Instagram
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) In a first serious step to realise the dream of CEO Mark Zuckerberg to integrate its family of apps, Facebook on Wednesday announced to connect the Messenger and Instagram for cross-app chat with bringing some of the best Messenger features to the popular photo and video sharing platform.
2020-09-30
Category: International, India,Technology
Kohli's RCB look favourites for IPL title: Vengsarkar (IANS Interview)
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) For legendary batsman Dilip Vengsarkar, this IPL season Virat Kohli's Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) could break the jinx of not winning the title in 12 attempts, and the former India captain rates them among the hot favourites, citing their well-rounded team as one of the factors.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
IDFC First Bank MD gifts Rs 30-lakh shares to schoolteacher
Mumbai, Sep 30 (IANS) As a token of gratitude to his former schoolteacher, IDFC First Bank MD and CEO V Vaidyanathan has transferred one lakh equity shares worth around Rs 30 lakh without any consideration to Gurdial Saroop Saini.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Human Interest/Society,Business/Economy
First person cured of HIV, Timothy Ray Brown, dies
London, Sep 30 (IANS) The first person cured of HIV, Timothy Ray Brown, has died from cancer.
2020-09-30
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine,Politics
Excessive use of mobile phones by students during lockdown: Study
London, Sep 30 (IANS) Parents and children are spending more time on various screens at home which is seriously affecting their health and now a new study reveals that students are making excessive use of their mobile phones during lockdown.
2020-09-30
Category: International, United Kingdom,Technology,Health/Medicine
Shekhar Suman feels Irrfan's grave is 'unkempt', suggests marble covering
Mumbai, Sep 30 (IANS) Actor Shekhar Suman feels the grave of late actor Irrfan Khan looks unkempt. On Wednesday, he suggested a marble covering for the grave on behalf of the film industry along with a loving epitaph.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
After 493 days, Belgium gets new PM
Brussels, Sep 30 (IANS) After a wait of 493 days since the last federal election, Belgium got its new Prime Minister Alexander De Croo on Wednesday.
2020-09-30
Category: International, Belgium,Politics
UP court dismisses plea on Krishna Janmabhoomi
Mathura (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 30 (IANS) A civil court in Uttar Pradesh's Mathura on Wednesday dismissed a petition seeking to remove the Shahi Idgah Masjid in the Hindu holy town on grounds that it was built over the Krishna Janmabhoomi land.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion
Britain's economy shrank by nearly 20% in second quarter
London, Sep 30 (IANS) Britain's economy shrank by a record 19.8 per cent in the second quarter, entering recession over the coronavirus lockdown, but the contraction was less severe than first thought, official data showed on Wednesday.
2020-09-30
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Govt agencies procure 44,809 tonnes of paddy in Punjab, Haryana
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Paddy procurement is going on full swing in Punjab and Haryana with government agencies having purchased 44,809 tonnes of paddy in only four days since the MSP buying operations began in both states on the usual date this Kharif season, the Union Agriculture Ministry said on Wednesday.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Offered Rs 14K cr to banks as settlement: Mallya's UB tells SC
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Fugitive liquor baron Vijay Mallya's United Breweries (Holding) Ltd on Wednesday told the Supreme Court that it had offered over Rs 14,000 crore to various banks to settle its dues and that the company's assets exceeded its total debt.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights
Goa CM meets PM, Minister to discuss mining issue
Panaji, Sep 30 (IANS) Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Wednesday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Delhi to discuss several issues, including resumption of iron ore mining that awaits a decision by the Supreme Court.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Goa,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Not thinking about India berth, focussed on RR: Samson
Jaipur, Sep 30 (IANS) Rajasthan Royals' Sanju Samson has taken the 2020 season of the IPL by storm. He is one of the six players to have scored two half-centuries so far this season and one of two players -- apart from his captain Steve Smith -- to have scored half-centuries in both matches he has played in thus far. His strike rate of 214.86 is also the highest thus far.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Rajasthan,Sports,Cricket
Microsoft imparts digital skills to 7.7 lakh Indians in pandemic
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Microsoft on Wednesday announced it has trained close to 774,000 learners in India as part of its global skills initiative launched in June this year, to help 25 million people worldwide gain more digital skills in the pandemic-hit year.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,Technology,Education
Lioness succumbs to old age in Visakhapatnam rescue centre
Visakhapatnam, Sep 30 (IANS) A 20-year-old lioness died at an animal rescue centre here due to age related ailments.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National
Theives strike at house of famous Hindi writer in Patna
Patna, Sep 30 (IANS) Thieves have stolen priceless books and other artworks of famous Hindi writer Phanishwar Nath Renu from his house in Patna's upscale Rajendra Nagar, an official said on Wednesday.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Over 1,300 S. Koreans injected with defective flu vaccines
Seoul, Sep 30 (IANS) More than 1,300 South Koreans have received potentially defective flu vaccines, health authorities said on Wednesday.
2020-09-30
Category: International, South Korea,Health/Medicine,Politics
Child artiste Myra Singh on bagging show 'Maddam Sir'
Mumbai, Sep 30 (IANS) Child actor Myra Singh is all set to join the cast of the popular television show, Maddam Sir. The young star plays a girl who loves singing and wants to pursue the calling in future.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Rajnath, Shivraj, RSS welcome Babri demolition case verdict
New Delhi/Bhopal, Sep 30 (IANS) Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh have welcomed the verdict by a Special CBI court acquitting all the 32 accused in the Babri Masjid demolition case.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics,Religion
Hry boy struggles to save grandmother from raging bull
Chandigarh, Sep 30 (IANS) In a horrific incident, a boy in Haryana's Mahendragarh town saved his 70-year-old grandmother after she was attacked by a stray bull.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Punjab,National
VMware unveils future workforce solutions for enterprises
San Francisco, Sep 30 (IANS) To help organisations navigate one of the most significant disruptions of our time, enterprise software major VMware has introduced Future Ready Workforce solutions to provide exceptional workforce experiences, end-to-end Zero Trust security controls and simplified management.
2020-09-30
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
DJB water bill waiver extended till Dec due to Covid
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the water bill waiver scheme of Delhi Jal Board has been extended by three months, till December 31.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Urvashi Rautela is a pop diva in new song of 'Black Rose'
Mumbai, Sep 30 (IANS) Actress Urvashi Rautela has turned a pop diva for a promotional song of her upcoming Telugu debut film, Black Rose.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Massage parlour goons run over cop after assaulting customer
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Armed with a baseball bat, two massage parlour employees thrashed a man over payment issues in south Delhi's Malviya Nagar and when a policeman tried to intervene, the duo ran their car over him, dragging him to several metres and injuring him badly.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Covid-19: Thai workers leave for jobs in Israel
Bangkok, Sep 30 (IANS) Around 200 Thais left to work on farms in Israel on Wednesday on a flight arranged by the Labour Ministry, which declared the Covid-19 situation is "easing".
2020-09-30
Category: International, Thailand,Politics
Sidharth Shukla's shoot mode is on
Mumbai, Sep 30 (IANS) Bigg Boss 13 winner and actor Siddharth Shukla has resumed work, going by his social media post,
2020-09-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Frenchman in Taiwan tests Covid positive after quarantine ends
Taipei, Sep 30 (IANS) Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Wednesday announced one new Covid case from France.
2020-09-30
Category: International, Taiwan, Province Of China,Health/Medicine,Politics
Steel industry writes to PMO as iron ore exports to China surge during Covid
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) India's steel industry is seeking a ban on exports of iron ore and has petitioned the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) in this regard.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,National
Sushant's 'MS Dhoni: The Untold Story' turns four
Mumbai, Sep 30 (IANS) The 2016 blockbuster, MS Dhoni: The Untold Story, was released four years ago on this day. The film starring the late Sushant Singh Rajput was a huge hit upon release, and on Wednesday fans took to social media to recall how beautifully the late actor had portrayed the role of the former Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni in the biopic.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Rs 91 lakh cash seized from car in Jharkhand
Ranchi, Sep 30 (IANS) Police seized Rs 91 lakh from a car in Jharkhand's coal city of Dhanbad on Wednesday.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Japan's land prices fall for first time in three years
Tokyo, Sep 30 (IANS) An average price of land in Japan this year fell 0.6 per cent from last year for the first decline in three years as the Covid pandemic caused a drop in land demand for commercial operations such as hotels and shops, government data showed.
2020-09-30
Category: International, Japan,Politics
Israel passes legislation to ban mass protests during lockdown
Jerusalem, Sep 30 (IANS) Israel's parliament has handed the government the power to ban mass protests during the country's second nationwide Covid-19 lockdown.
2020-09-30
Category: International, Israel,Politics
Deadline for filing IT returns for AY 2019-20 now Nov 30
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) In a major relief for taxpayers, the Centre on Wednesday announced extension of the due date for filing income tax returns for assessment year 2019-20 by a couple of months to November 30, 2020.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Was training with my coach, so didn't fall far behind in lockdown: Amit
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Amit Panghal still awaits an update on his coach Anil Kumar Dhankar joining him at the boxing national camp currently underway at the National Institute of Sport (NIS) in Patiala, Punjab. Amit has been training at the Patiala facility since July and says that the amount of training he used to do during lockdown under Dhankar was more effective than what he does now at NIS.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Ananya Panday shares first look test pics of 'Khaali Peeli'
Mumbai, Sep 30 (IANS) Ahead of hew new release Khaali Peeli, actress Ananya Panday has shared a glamorous throwback to the first look test she gave as her character, Pooja, in the film.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Will not allow any damage to eco-sensitive zone via mining: SC
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Chief Justice of India S.A. Bobde on Wednesday said the Supreme Court will not allow any damage to the eco-sensitive zone and if an area falls in an eco-sensitive zone, then neither the Centre nor state will have the right to mine it.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Immigration/Law/Rights
Microsoft Xbox Game Pass to get EA Play games on Nov 10
San Francisco, Sep 30 (IANS) Microsoft has revealed that Electronic Arts video game subscription service EA Play will now be included in Xbox Game Pass for free.
2020-09-30
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
O.P. Jindal Global University establishes the Jindal School of Psychology & Counselling
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) The O.P. Jindal Global University (JGU) has established a new school, Jindal School of Psychology and Counselling (JSPC) on the eve of the 11th anniversary of the University.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
Alcohol consumption rises sharply during Covid-19 pandemic: Study
New York, Sep 30 (IANS) Adults have sharply increased their consumption of alcohol during the shutdown triggered by the Covid-19 pandemic, with women increasing their heavy drinking episodes by 41 per cent, say researchers.
2020-09-30
Category: International, United States,National,Health/Medicine
Covid Casualty: India's core industrial output down 8.5% in Aug
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) The deceleration rate in the production of India's eight major industries continued in August, official data showed on Wednesday.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Uttarakhand CM Rawat at muhurat of Karanvir Bohra's latest
Dehradun, Sep 30 (IANS) Actor Karanvir Bohra is currently in Uttarakhand for the shoot of his new film, Kutub Minar.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Paris rattled by sonic boom from French fighter jet
Paris, Sep 30 (IANS) A massive boom heard across Paris on Wednesday morning briefly caused panic as residents reported buildings shaking and windows rattling.
2020-09-30
Category: International, France,Politics
Oil revenue down 99% due to US sanctions, but Iran helping: Maduro
Caracas, Sep 30 (IANS) Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has said that US financial sanctions have caused Venezuela's oil revenue to plunge 99 per cent over the last six years.
2020-09-30
Category: International, Venezuela,Politics
BJP appoints ex-Maha CM Fadnavis as in-charge for Bihar polls
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday formally appointed former Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis as its election 'prabhari' (in-charge) for the upcoming Bihar Assembly polls.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Take suo motu cognisance of Hathras case: DCW urges CJI
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) The Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) on Wednesday wrote to Chief Justice of India (CJI) SA Bobde to urge the Supreme Court to take suo motu cognisance of the gruesome gang rape and murder of a Dalit woman in Uttar Pradesh's Hathras district.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,National
Realme to launch first phone with 125W charging in Europe
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Back in August, Realme announced its 125W UltraDart charger and the company has confirmed the new blazing fast charger will debut alongside an upcoming Realme phone in Europe.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Criminals use Facebook's grant for SMBs as bait to steal data
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Cybercriminals are using the news of Facebook's $100 million grant for small businesses as a bait to steal sensitive information from unsuspecting users, cybersecurity firm Kaspersky has warned.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,Technology,Defence/Security
Turkey reduces withholding tax rates on lira deposits
Ankara, Sep 30 (IANS) Turkey has lowered the level of withholding tax on lira bank deposits of more than one year to zero from 10 per cent, officials said on Wednesday.
2020-09-30
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
Tiger Shroff does continuous backflips with ease
Mumbai, Sep 30 (IANS) Bollywood action star and fitness enthusiast Tiger Shroff has stunned fans once again with his agility. In a new video he posted on Instagram, Tiger pulls off consecutive back flips with ease.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
India's Apr-Aug fiscal deficit at over 109% of budgetary target
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) India's budgetary fiscal deficit for the April-August 2020-21 period stood at Rs 8.70 lakh crore, or 109.3 per cent of the budget estimates (BE).
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Posing as telco staff, Delhi Police nab Jharkhand juvenile for fraud
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) A Delhi Police team posing as surveyors of a telecom company nabbed a 17-year-old in Jamtara in Jharkhand while looking for persons behind online frauds, a senior police officer said on Wednesday.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Arvind Lifestyle, Gap mutually terminate franchise in India
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Arvind Lifestyle Brands Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Arvind Fashions Ltd (AFL), and Gap Inc have decided to mutually terminate their franchise business relationship in India.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
2 held in road rage, murder case in Gurugram
Gurugram, Sep 30 (IANS) With the arrest of two suspects, the Gurugram Police on Wednesday claimed to have solved a case of a youth who was alleged thrashed and killed by the arrested duo in a road rage incident that took place on the intervening night of September 15 and 16.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Malaysia reports 89 new Covid cases
Kuala Lumpur, Sep 30 (IANS) Malaysia confirmed 89 new Covid-19 infections on Wednesday, taking the total tally in the country to 11,224, health officials said.
2020-09-30
Category: International, Malaysia,Health/Medicine,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Gurmeet Choudhary, Debina Bonnerjee test Covid positive
Mumbai, Sep 30 (IANS) Star couple Gurmeet Choudhary and Debina Bonnerjee have contracted the Coronavirus.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Cop killed as Taliban storm police HQ in Afghanistan
Kabul, Sep 30 (IANS) One policeman was killed and two injured when the Taliban attacked the centre of Farang district in Baghlan province and then stormed into the police headquarters, security sources said on Wednesday.
2020-09-30
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Defence/Security
'The Lion King' to have a follow-up
Los Angeles, Sep 30 (IANS) The Hollywood blockbuster, The Lion King, is set to have a follow-up. Barry Jenkins, who called the shots on the Oscar-winning Moonlight, will direct the film.
2020-09-30
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Life Mission project: Kerala HC to hear plea against CBI FIR (Ld)
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 30 (IANS) Life Mission on Wednesday moved the Kerala High Court to plead for the quashing of an "illegal" FIR registered by the Central Bureau of Investigation into its housing project at Thrissur.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Indian Navy exercises with Russia, 'Quad' countries
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) The Indian Navy has conducted exercises with Russia and 'Quad' countries - an informal security forum comprising India, the US, Japan and Australia - in a message to China on getting a wider footprint in the Indo-Pacific region.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Kathmandu leads with highest number of Covid cases in Nepal
Kathmandu, Sep 30 (IANS) Of the 1,559 new cases of Covid-19 recorded across Nepal on Wednesday, 902 cases were detected in the capital alone, health officials said.
2020-09-30
Category: International, Nepal,Health/Medicine,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Vitamin D deficiency can lead to obesity: Study
New York, Sep 30 (IANS) We have now one more reason to maintain vitamin D in our body as researchers have found that vitamin D deficiency during early development can disrupt the metabolic balance between growth and fat accumulation.
2020-09-30
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Covid-19 likely to be more lethal as winter approaches: Experts
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) With Covid-19 set to enter its ninth month in India after the country reported its first confirmed case in Kerala on January 30, there is a likelihood of increased transmission of the novel coronavirus virus during the winter months, health experts warned on Wednesday.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Laos authorities urge people to be vigilant against Covid
Vientiane, Sep 30 (IANS) Laos' Health ministry has urged the people to remain vigilant and continue to take precautions against Covid-19.
2020-09-30
Category: International, Lao Peoples Democratic Republic,Health/Medicine,Politics
Black day in the history of India's judiciary: Owaisi
Hyderabad, Sep 30 (IANS) All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Wednesday termed the special CBI court's verdict acquitting all the accused in the Babri Masjid demolition case as a black day in the history of Indian judiciary.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Bihar Cong chief in Delhi to finalise seat-sharing with RJD
Patna Sep 30 (IANS) In a bid to work out a seat sharing formula in the Grand Alliance, two members including Bihar Congress president Madan Mohan Jha, have reached Delhi to discuss and finalise the arrangement with the top leadership of the party.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Bangladesh reports 1,436 new Covid cases; tally at 363,479
Dhaka, Sep 30 (IANS) Bangladesh has reported 1,436 new Covid cases, pushing the total tally in the country to 363,479, health officials said on Wednesday.
2020-09-30
Category: International, Bangladesh,Health/Medicine,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Muslim Personal Law Board to challenge Babri verdict in HC
Lucknow, Sep 30 (IANS) The All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) said that it will appeal against the special CBI court verdict in the Babri Masjid demolition case in the high court.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
Akshay Kumar's 'Laxmmi Bomb' to release in Australia, New Zealand, UAE
Mumbai, Sep 30 (IANS) The Akshay Kumar-starrer Laxmmi Bomb has been confirmed for release in Australia, New Zealand and UAE on November 9.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Serena's achilles heel puts her out of French Open
Paris, Sep 30 (IANS) Twenty three-time grand slam champion Serena Williams has withdrawn from the ongoing French Open due to achilles injury.
2020-09-30
Category: International, France,Sports,Tennis
Stalin: CBI's failure to prove Babri demolition a planned move a shame
Chennai, Sep 30 (IANS) Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) President M.K.Stalin on Wednesday said the Central Bureau of Investigation's (CBI) failure to prove the destruction of Babri Masjid as a planned act is a shame for the country's rule of law.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Dhanlaxmi Bank MD Sunil Gurbaxani voted out by shareholders
Chennai, Sep 30 (IANS) The shareholders of Kerala-based small private sector Dhanlaxmi Bank on Wednesday voted out Managing Director and CEO Sunil Gurbaxani at the annual general meeting (AGM).
2020-09-30
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy
Dilip Kumar, Saira Banu clicked twinning in pink
Mumbai, Sep 30 (IANS) Bollywood legend Dilip Kumar on Wednesday treated fans to a rare picture of him with his wife, actress Saira Banu.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Honda to enter mid-size 350-500 cc motorcycle segment, unviels H'ness-CB350
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India (HMSI) will enter the mid-size 350-500 cc motorcycle segment in India.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
India posts healthy current account surplus of $19.8bn in Q1FY21
Mumbai, Sep 30 (IANS) India posted a healthy current account surplus in Q1FY21 on the back of a lower trade deficit, official data showed on Wednesday.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Nawaz again 'refuses' to receive arrest warrants at UK residence
Islamabad, Sep 30 (IANS) Former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif once again 'refused' to receive non-bailable arrest warrants at his residence in London, the Islamabad High Court (IHC) was informed on Wednesday.
2020-09-30
Category: International, Pakistan,Politics
3 peddlers held, 59 kg cannabis seized in Gurugram
Gurugram, Sep 30 (IANS) Three drug peddlers were arrested and 59 kg cannabis valued at Rs 8 lakh seized from them, Gurugram police said on Wednesday.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Maha stays contentious order implementing new farm laws (Ld) (IANS IMPACT)
Mumbai, Sep 30 (IANS) Under fire from all quarters, the Maharashtra government on Wednesday stayed its own controversial order of August 10 implementing the three farm ordinances - now laws - that made it the first state in the country to enforce them, officials said here.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,National
Jairam Ramesh, Stephen Alter in Kamaladevi NIF Book Prize longlist (Ld)
Bengaluru, Sep 30 (IANS) A biography of V.K. Krishna Menon by Jairam Ramesh, a scholarly study of the Himalayas by Stephen Alter and Katherine Ebans riveting account of the collapse of the Ranbaxy empire are among the dozen books in the longlist of the Rs 15 lakh Kamaladevi Chattopadhyay NIF Book Prize 2020 for non-fiction announced here on Wednesday that showcases a compelling view of the multitude of narratives that exist in and about India.
2020-09-30
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Art/Culture/Books
Storage owners seek more space for grounded planes in Australia
Canberra, Sep 30 (IANS) Owners of an aircraft storage facility in Central Australia have been seeking more space as the facility is fully booked due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
2020-09-30
Category: International, Australia,Business/Economy