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Bollywood demands justice for gang-rape victim in Hathras
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) Bollywood celebrities have expressed anger after the death of Hathras gang-rape victim on Tuesday. Several B-Town celebrities condemned the incident, urging for the implementation of stricter laws in the country.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Digital transformation top priority for 9 in 10 large firms: TCS
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) While 68 per cent of companies have seen revenue declines amid the pandemic, nine out of 10 large enterprises are either maintaining or increasing their digital transformation budgets amid the Covid-19 pandemic globally, a Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) survey said on Tuesday.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
RBI extends interim relaxations in WMA limits, OD regulations
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has extended the interim relaxations it made for the state governments earlier this year to ease the restrictions on their borrowing limits, given the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Congress slams Yogi for not allowing Durga Puja 'pandals' in UP
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) Ahead of Durga Puja which is slated for the last week of October, the Congress has raised the cause of Bengalis in Uttar Pradesh and lashed out at the UP government for not allowing Durga Puja 'pandals' in the state.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Religion
Looking to learn new skill sets from pro boxing: Vikas Krishan
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) Asian Games gold medallist Vikas Krishan said that he is looking to inculcate some new skills from professional boxing before he returns to the amateur arena in time for the Tokyo Olympics. The 28-year-old Haryana boxer said that his experience in pro boxing will help him win an Olympic medal, something that is missing from his otherwise illustrious career.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
India does not need more Smart Cities, says Urban Affairs Secy
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) Even as work is underway on building 100 Smart Cities across the country, there is no need for more as learnings from the ongoing mission can be replicated for other cities and towns in the country, a top official of the Union Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs said on Tuesday.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
1,081 new cases take J&K's active Covid tally to 17,414
Srinagar, Sep 29 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday reported 1,081 coronavirus cases, taking the Union Territory's active Covid-19 tally to 17,414.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
Huawei 'P Smart 2021' smartphone with Kirin 710A chip launched
Beijing, Sep 29 (IANS) Chinese tech giant Huawei has introduced a new mid-range smartphone 'P Smart 2021' with a modest chipset, 48MP primary camera and a large 5,000mAh battery in Europe.
2020-09-29
Category: International, China,Technology
Kangana alleges BMC has threatened to demolish her neighbours' houses
Mumbai, Sep 29 (IANS) Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut alleged on Tuesday that the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has served notices to her neighbours. The actress claimed the BMC has threatened to demolish the houses of her neighbours if they support her.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Dishwasher brands in India struggle to meet sudden spike in demand
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) If you thought only hygiene products like hand sanitizers and toilet papers flew off the shelves amid the pandemic, think again. The demand for dishwashers in India also saw a sudden spike as Covid-19 restricted movement of domestic helps, leading many brands to ask for more supplies.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology,Business/Economy
Punjab CM seeks inputs on protecting farmer interests
Chandigarh, Sep 29 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday sought inputs and suggestions from legal experts, including legal representatives of the farmer unions, on the next course of action for protecting the interests of the farmers against the Centre's new farm laws.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
MakeMyTrip partners BluSmart to launch EVs for airport transfers
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) Online travel major MakeMyTrip on Tuesday announced its partnership with electric ride-hailing platform BluSmart to launch electric vehicles (EV) for airport transfers.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
VHP demands death sentence for Hathras gang-rape culprits
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) The Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) on Tuesday demanded the death sentence for the culprits in the gang-rape of a Dalit young woman in Hathras in Uttar Pradesh after she died in a Delhi hospital earlier in the day.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
OIL's 2019-20 profit 2,584 cr, revenue Rs 13,649 cr: CMD
Guwahati, Sep 29 (IANS) State-owned Oil India Ltd (OIL) has posted a profit after tax of Rs 2,584 crore with revenue of Rs 13,649 crore in fiscal 2019-20, its Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) Sushil Chandra Mishra said on Tuesday.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Assam,Business/Economy
Hyderabad's Loo Cafes expand footprints to Srinagar
Hyderabad, Sep 29 (IANS) After successfully installing and running free-to-use luxury public toilets with cafes attached to them in Telangana, a Hyderabad-based start-up is now building its innovative 'Loo Cafes' on the banks of the picturesque Dal Lake in Srinagar.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society
Despite lockdown and Covid snatching cases rise in Delhi
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) Less traffic on the roads and maximum police presence on the streets due to the pandemic surprisingly failed to curtail the snatching cases in the capital this year, data showed. At least 4257 people fell prey to snatching on Delhi roads till August 15 this year. This is 247 cases more than the number of people who became victims during the same period last year.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Venomous krait, python rescued by Wildlife SOS in Agra
Agra, Sep 29 (IANS) Members of a family in the Shastripuram colony here panicked when they saw a deadly common krait cozily perched in their toilet.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
Bypolls for two Jharkhand Assembly seats on Nov 3
Ranchi, Sep 29 (IANS) The Election Commission of India on Tuesday announced that the bypolls to the Assembly seats of Dumka and Bermo in Jharkhand would be held on November 3.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
RLSP, BSP and JP-S join hands for Bihar Assembly polls
Patna, Sep 29 (IANS) Parting ways with the Mahagathbandhan in Bihar, the Rashtriya Lok Samta Party (RLSP) of former MP Upendra Kushwaha on Tuesday announced to join hands with the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) and Janvadi Party (Socialist) to contest the Assembly elections.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
2nd sero-survey: 87m were likely exposed to Covid-19, 1 in 15 had antibodies
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) The key findings of the second round of sero-survey conducted by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) suggested that India had 87 million Covid-19 patients by the end of August.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Will oppose Vijayan's move to stall CBI probe through Ordinance: Chennithala
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 29 (IANS) Leader of Opposition Ramesh Chennithala on Tuesday said he will take legal and political steps against any move by the Pinarayi Vijayan government to bring an Ordinance to keep out the CBI from the ongoing probe into the Life Mission project.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
YSRCP leader criticises TDP for floods in Vijayawada
Vijayawada, Sep 29 (IANS) Vijayawada East YSRCP in-charge, Devineni Avinash, on Tuesday attacked the erstwhile Telugu Desam Party (TDP) regime for allegedly constructing a substandard retaining wall and abandoning it midway, leading to flooding in some parts of the city.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Adam Sandler is up for reuniting with Drew Barrymore in a film
Los Angeles, Sep 29 (IANS) Actor Adam Sandler would like to do another film with actress Drew Barrymore.
2020-09-29
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
Valliappa Foundation launches 'Anadhanam' to solve global hunger
Bengaluru, Sep 29 (IANS) Non-profit Valliappa Foundation on Tuesday launched a digital platform called Anadhanam that aims to address malnutrition and hunger through technologies that would reduce global food waste and enhance redistribution efforts.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Karnataka,Human Interest/Society,Environment/Wildlife,Health/Medicine
'Ishq Subhan Allah' to go off air
Mumbai, Sep 29 (IANS) Ishq Subhan Allah is set to go off air next month after a two-and-half year run. Its lead actors Eisha Singh and Adnan Khan say they will miss shooting for the romantic drama.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Amazon sellers expect sales growth in upcoming festive season: Survey
Bengaluru, Sep 29 (IANS) Around 85 per cent small and medium businesses (SMB) selling products on Amazon expect an increase in their sales in the upcoming festive season, according to a survey.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy
HAL rolls out 300th Dhruv chopper in B'luru
Bengaluru, Sep 29 (IANS) State-run Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) has rolled out the 300th Dhruv multi-utility advanced light helicopter (ALH) from its hanger in the city's eastern suburb, an official said on Tuesday.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Defence/Security
Amanda Seyfried gives birth to second child
Los Angeles, Sep 29 (IANS) Actress Amanda Seyfried is the latest celebrity to deliver a child amidst the pandemic. She has given birth to her second child, a baby boy.
2020-09-29
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
MECL starts exploration in Kolar Gold Fields, rekindles hope among people
Bengaluru, Sep 29 (IANS) After nearly two decades of its closure, Bharat Gold Mines Limited (BGML) in the Kolar Gold Field (KGF) again saw a ray of hope for its revival with Union Minister for Coal, Mines and Parliamentary Affairs Pralhad Joshi directing the Mineral Exploration Corporation Limited (MECL) to start exploration work in these mines.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Business/Economy
Congress misleading farmers on new farm laws: Tomar (IANS Interview)
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) Union Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister Narendra Singh Tomar has accused the Congress of misleading the farmers and playing politics in their name. He says that those who are opposing the new agricultural laws are pursuing their vested interests in the name of farmers.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Arbaaz Khan files for defamation after his name crops up in Sushant case
Mumbai, Sep 29 (IANS) Actor-producer Arbaaz Khan has filed a defamation case against several social media users who alleged his involvement in the death of actor Sushant Singh Rajput and his manager Disha Salian.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Google pays tribute to late Zohra Sehgal
Mumbai, Sep 29 (IANS) On Tuesday, Google dedicated a doodle to late actress Zohra Sehgal.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
India has never accepted 1959 definition of LAC with China: Govt
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) Warning Beijing against advancing its untenable unilateral interpretation, India on Tuesday said that it has never accepted the 1959 definition of the Line of Actual Control (LAC) with China.
2020-09-29
Category: International, India,National,Diplomacy,Politics
No announcement on bypolls for 2 Kerala seats welcomed
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 29 (IANS) The Election Commission decision not to hold bypolls for the two Assembly seats of Chavara and Kuttanad was welcomed in different quarters in Kerala on Tuesday.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
BSF makes major arms haul in Mizoram, three held
Aizawl, Sep 29 (IANS) A large quantity of sophisticated weapons, including 28 AK-series rifles, and two vehicles were seized by the BSF and three persons arrested in Mizoram early on Tuesday, officials said.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Mizoram,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security
2G case: Delhi HC to hear pleas against acquittals from Oct 5
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) The Delhi High Court will from October 5 hear on day-to-day basis the ED and CBI appeals against the acquittal of the accused in the 2G spectrum case.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Is it plateauing: Drop is fine but wait for 2 more weeks, say Experts
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) A sudden drop in the number of active cases of Covid-19 in the country has raised some hope among the health fraternity, albeit with a caution that the country must observe this trend for at least two weeks before we conclude that the Covid-19 plateau is over and the downward trend is for real in the country.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
SC directs states to provide ration to sex workers without identity proof
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed the state governments to provide dry ration to all sex workers, who have been identified by the National AIDS Control Organisation (NACO) and district legal authorities, without asking for ration card or any other identification proof.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Faulty ammo leaves one soldier injured every month
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) Every month, an Indian soldier is injured or even dies, not at the hands of the enemy, but by his own ammunition that turns out to be faulty.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Payal Ghosh meets Maharashtra governor seeking Y category security
Mumbai, Sep 29 (IANS) Actress Payal Ghosh, who has accused filmmaker Anurag Kashyap of sexual harassment, met Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari on Tuesday seeking Y-category security.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Eating dairy products may cut bowel cancer risk: Study
Toronto, Sep 29 (IANS) Eating dairy products may reduce bowel cancer risk, but there's no evidence that garlic or onions, fish, tea or coffee protect against the disease, say researchers.
2020-09-29
Category: International, Canada,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
Panneerselvam meets party officials, skips Collectors' meeting
Chennai, Sep 29 (IANS) A day after the ruling AIADMK announced that its Chief Ministerial candidate for the 2021 assembly polls will be announced on October 7, party Coordinator and Deputy Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam met several party leaders at his residence here.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Akshay Kumar, Vaani Kapoor to shoot in London for 'Bell Bottom' after Glasgow
London, Sep 29 (IANS) Akshay Kumar and Vaani Kapoor have finished their Glasgow schedule for the upcoming film, Bell Bottom. They are now set to shoot in London.
2020-09-29
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Updated draft of rules to minimise tests on animals circulated
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) With support from the People for Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India, the Chemicals and Fertilisers Ministry's Department of Chemicals and Petrochemicals has circulated its updated draft of Chemicals (Management and Safety) Rules, 20xx, among stakeholders, that includes provisions to minimise testing on animals.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights
Lack of social bonding triggers anxiety, heart ailments among urban Indians amid Covid: Bharti AXA Study
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) With the lack of social bonding and the lopsided work-life balance accentuating anxiety level among urban Indians in the confinement period and triggering heart disease risks, the number of cardiovascular ailment cases is expected to increase exponentially amid the pandemic.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Mehmood's 88th birth anniversary: Johny Lever pens an emotional note
Mumbai, Sep 29 (IANS) The legendary comedian Mehmood would have been 88 on Tuesday if he was still amongst us. Remembering the comedian par excellence on his birth anniversary, Johny Lever has penned a wish for him.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Google plays tribute to late Zohra Sehgal
Mumbai, Sep 29 (IANS) On Tuesday, Google dedicated a doodle to late actress Zohra Sehgal.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
I-League Qualifier: Garhwal FC are not underdogs, says Sayak Barai
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) The 2020-21 footballing season will get underway with the I-League Qualifier 2020 as five teams - ARA FC, Bhawanipore FC, FC Bengaluru United, Garhwal FC and Mohammedan SC - will battle it out for the direct entry in the I-League 2020-21.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
LG to release rollable TV next month: Report
Seoul, Sep 29 (IANS) LG Electronics, a major home appliance maker in South Korea, is expected to release the industry's first rollable TV next month, sources here said Tuesday, as the company tries to expand its presence in the high-end TV market.
2020-09-29
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
Family members lobby for BJP tickets in UP bypolls
Lucknow, Sep 29 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Uttar Pradesh hasn't yet declared its policy for ticket allocation for the upcoming by-elections to seven assembly segments in the state, scheduled to be held in November, but family members of those whose seats were vacated due to various reasons, are already preparing to contest polls.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Rs 140-cr MoU inked for modernising Cochin Fisheries Harbour
Kochi (Kerala), Sep 29 (IANS) The Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA) is set to work with the Cochin Port Trust (CPT) to modernise Cochin Fisheries Harbour at a cost of Rs 140 crore.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Kerala,National,Business/Economy
HC dismisses Raj plea for postponing municipal polls in 3 cities
Jaipur, Sep 29 (IANS) The Rajasthan High Court on Tuesday dismissed the application filed by the state government for extending the poll dates from October 31 to March 20, 2021 for Jaipur, Jodhpur and Kota Municipal Corporations. Now, the government will have to hold the elections in these three places by October 31.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Chadwick Boseman raised Sienna Miller's salay for '21 Bridges' by taking a pay cut
Los Angeles, Sep 29 (IANS) Actress Sienna Miller has recalled how the late Chadwick Boseman graciously gave up a part of his salary so she could get paid the remuneration she demanded when they worked together on a project last year.
2020-09-29
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
Two-thirds of US voters don't expect winner on election night
Washington, Sep 29 (IANS) Two-thirds or 66 per cent of the US voters do not expect the result of the November 3 election to be declared on the same night, according to a new poll.
2020-09-29
Category: International, United States,Politics
EC: No by-elections yet for 7 vacant Assembly seats
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) The Election Commission of India (ECI) has decided not to announce by-elections to seven Assembly seats in Assam, Kerala, Tamil Nadu and West Bengal owing to "difficulties in conduct of elections".
2020-09-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Ellyse Perry out of New Zealand series due to injury
Brisbane, Sep 29 (IANS) Australia all-rounder Ellyse Perry will be missing the remainder of the limited-overs series against New Zealand, skipper Meg Lanning confirmed on Tuesday.
2020-09-29
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Oracle upgrades Cloud SaaS solutions to empower customers
San Francisco, Sep 29 (IANS) To help customers thrive in the new normal, Cloud major Oracle on Tuesday announced key updates to its Oracle Fusion Cloud Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and Oracle Fusion Cloud Enterprise Performance Management (EPM).
2020-09-29
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Top Republican urges probe into Trump tax revelations
Washington, Sep 29 (IANS) A top Republican lawmaker has urged a probe into the sources of a media report which revealed that President Donald Trump did not pay his income tax for 10 of the 15 years before the 2016 election.
2020-09-29
Category: International, United States,Politics
Amazon launches new fulfilment centre in Tamil Nadu
Chennai, Sep 29 (IANS) Gearing up for the festive season, Amazon India on Tuesday said it has launched a specialised fulfilment centre in Tamil Nadu, along with the expansion of an existing centre.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy,Technology
Punjab Youth Cong chief detained in Delhi's tractor-burning case
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) A day after a group of Indian Youth Congress activists set afire a tractor in Delhi to register their protest against the three new agriculture-related laws, Delhi Police on Tuesday said it had detained Punjab Youth Congress chief Brinder Dhillon in the case.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Shiv Sena to decide soon on contesting Bihar polls
Mumbai, Sep 29 (IANS) The Maharashtra-based Shiv Sena will soon take a decision on contesting the upcoming Bihar Assembly elections, party MP and Chief Spokesperson Sanjay Raut said here on Tuesday.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
843 vehicles with illegal mining material seized in Haryana
Gurugram, Sep 29 (IANS) In a major crackdown on illegal mining, a special enforcement team of the Haryana police has confiscated 843 vehicles being used in illegal mining activities across 12 districts of the state over the last eight months.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
IPL sensation Tewatia also has a good sense of humour (Profile)
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) Criminal advocate Krishan Pal Tewatia had never received so many phone calls in a single day as he did on Monday and had never received so many unknown visitors at his home in Sihi village in Sector 8 of Faridabad, near Delhi. Reason: His only son and latest IPL star, Rahul Tewatia, had on Sunday sprung into the limelight at Sharjah as he set up an improbable win for Rajasthan Royals with the bat.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Covid-hit EAMCET candidates get another chance in Andhra
Amaravati, Sep 29 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh government is offering another opportunity to the Engineering, Agricultural and Medical Common Entrance Test (EAMCET) candidates who missed the entrance exam because of being quarantined due to Coronavirus.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Education
Democrats unveil scaled-down Covid-19 relief package
Washington, Sep 29 (IANS) Democrat lawmakers from the US House of Representatives have unveiled a scaled down $2.2-trillion coronavirus relief package in an effort towards clinching a bipartisan deal before the November 3 presidential election.
2020-09-29
Category: International, United States,Politics
Will fight against farm laws on all fronts: Punjab CM
Chandigarh, Sep 29 (IANS) Extending his government's full support to the agitating farmers in these "dark and difficult times", Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday assured of all possible legal and other steps to fight what he called the "draconian" new farm laws.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Modi hits out at opposition as he talks 'clean Ganga'
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday hit out at the opposition for raising questions about the Rafale deal and demanding proof of the surgical strike carried out in PoK.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Gujarat boat owners SoS PM on safety of fishermen
Ahmedabad, Sep 29 (IANS) Leading boat owners associations in Gujarat on Tuesday highlighted the challenges to their lives and livelihoods. The fisheries sector and fishing communities in the state and around the country are challenged by the lack of access to modern digital connectivity at sea.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Gujarat,National,Politics,Technology
Etrio raises $3mn to launch new EVs in India
Hyderabad, Sep 29 (IANS) Hyderabad-based electric vehicle startup Etrio on Tuesday said it has raised of $3 million (approximately Rs 22 crore) in Series A round from high networth individual investors based out of Singapore.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Business/Economy,Technology
911 outages reported across US
Washington, Sep 29 (IANS) Law enforcement agencies across the US reported 911 outages, which were restored within an hour, according to a media report.
2020-09-29
Category: International, United States,Politics
HealthifyMe aims to cross $20mn revenue run rate by Jan 2021
Bengaluru, Sep 29 (IANS) Artificial Intelligence (AI)-driven health and fitness app HealthifyMe on Tuesday said it crossed $15 million revenue run rate in August and is on track to cross $20 million run rate by January next year, with nearly 20 per cent of its revenues coming from outside India.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Karnataka,Technology,Health/Medicine
Bypolls for 56 Assembly, one LS seat in November
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Tuesday announced by-elections to 56 assembly seats and one Lok Sabha seat in Bihar in the first week of November.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Javadekar says 5 states to meet on Thursday over pollution
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said on Tuesday that a state environment ministers meeting will take place this Thursday over the issue of pollution while asserting that various measures have already been taken in order to curb it. He added that it needs to be understood that pollution stays for 2-3 months and it also has a "geographic" reason for it.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Indian visitor accused of bribing Dubai policeman
Dubai, Sep 29 (IANS) An Indian visitor to Dubai, who was caught not wearing a mask and flouting the city's Covid-19 rules, has been accused of offering a 3,000-dirham bribe to a policeman, it was reported.
2020-09-29
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diaspora
No decision yet on reopening schools: K'taka Minister
Bengaluru Sep 29 (IANS) Karnataka Primary and Secondary Education Minister S. Suresh Kumar on Tuesday said that the state government had not taken any decision yet on reopening of schools.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
'Arrivals to Aus from Covid-19 safe nations could quarantine at home'
Canberra, Sep 29 (IANS) Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Tuesday that people arriving in the country from "Covid-19 safe" nation could be allowed to quarantine at home, than at a hotel.
2020-09-29
Category: International, Australia,Politics
Xiaomi's Mi India forays into smart home category in India
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) Xiaomi subsidiary Mi India on Tuesday forayed into the smartwatch and smart speaker categories, along with launching other affordable smart home products for the India market ahead of the festive season.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
40 UK universities report Covid-19 cases
London, Sep 29 (IANS) At least 40 universities across the UK have reported coronavirus cases, resulting in thousands of students self-isolating as the new term begins, it was reported on Tuesday.
2020-09-29
Category: International, United Kingdom,Education,Politics
Landslide closes Srinagar-Leh highway
Srinagar, Sep 29 (IANS) A massive landslide has closed the Srinagar-Leh highway as scores of vehicles are stranded on the two sides of the Zojila Pass.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
With no Ram Lila, Sita will be in salon, Ravan sell garments this year
Lucknow, Sep 29 (IANS) With Covid raging through the nation, and Navratra all set to be a muted affair, the star attraction of the season -- the Ram Lilas -- might not see the light of day in most quarters.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Art/Culture/Books
PCB signs MoU with PITB for e-FOAS
Lahore, Sep 29 (IANS) The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Tuesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB) for the implementation of e-Filling and Office Automation System (e-FOAS) at the cricket headquarters.
2020-09-29
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
Delhi hospital doctors halt OPD services to protest assault
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) Barring emergency cases, the Resident Doctors Association (RDA) of Delhi government's Maharishi Valmiki Hospital on Tuesday announced all essential and non-essential services provided by its members had been withdrawn to protest against an assault on a doctor.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Health/Medicine
Australia announces digital business plan
Canberra, Sep 29 (IANS) The Australian government has invested almost A$800 million to enable businesses to take advantage of digital technologies to grow and create jobs as part of the country's economic recovery plan, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said in a statement on Tuesday.
2020-09-29
Category: International, Australia,Politics
Elon Musk says he won't get Covid vax when available
San Francisco, Sep 29 (IANS) Even as the world eagerly waits for a Covid-19 vaccine, tech billionaire Elon Musk has said that he would not take one when it becomes available.
2020-09-29
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Health/Medicine
Hathras gang rape: Cong says law and order has collapsed in UP
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) The opposition Congress alleged that law and order had collapsed in Uttar Pradesh as the Yogi Adityanath government had "failed to protect women" in the state. The statement came after a Dalit gang rape victim from Hathras passed away in a Delhi hospital on Tuesday.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Serum Institute to manufacture 200mn doses of Covid-19 vaccine
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) A further collaboration among the Serum Institute of India (SII), the world's largest vaccine manufacturer by volume, Gavi and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation will accelerate the manufacture and delivery of up to 100 million doses of safe and effective Covid-19 vaccines for India and low-and middle income countries.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Write to me directly, not via media: Andhra DGP to Chandrababu
Amaravati, Sep 29 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Director General of Police D. Gautam Sawang has appealed to former Chief Minister and Telugu Desam Party (TDP) supremo N. Chandrababu Naidu to refrain from posting letters to the media addressed to him as the missives may have unverified details.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Odisha Assembly session begins, CM attends through videoconference
Bhubaneswar, Sep 29 (IANS) The Odisha Assembly on Tuesday convened for its Monsoon Session, with members seated as per the Covid-19 protocols. The session is slated to end on October 7.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
Tokyo Olympic torch relay to begin from March 25, 2021 in Fukushima
Lausanne, Sep 29 (IANS) The Tokyo Olympic torch relay will start its journey on March 25, 2021 from the J-Village National Training Centre in Fukushima Prefecture and then traverse all 47 prefectures across Japan over a period of 121 days, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has announced.
2020-09-29
Category: International, Switzerland,Sports,Other Sports
Covid phobia disrupts medical checkup of heart patients: Experts
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) On World Heart Day, several public health experts raised concern over the dual challenges being faced by patients with cardiovascular disease amid the raging Covid-19 pandemic.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
SEBI best placed to probe MF-related issues: Franklin Templeton
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) Calling the recent FIR by Chennai Financial Markets and Accountability (CFMA) against Franklin Templeton India, the fund house has said the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) was best placed to handle any issue related to mutual fund investments.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Business/Economy
'120mn rapid Covid-19 tests to be rolled out for poorer nations'
Geneva, Sep 29 (IANS) At least 120 million affordable, high-quality rapid Covid-19 tests will be rolled out for low and middle-income countries, the World Health Organization (WHO) said in an announcement.
2020-09-29
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Health/Medicine
How to manage stretch marks during and post-pregnancy
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) Stretch marks are a common annoyance during and post-pregnancy and the easiest and most convenient way of reducing these marks is by following a pregnancy skincare regimen, health experts have said.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
India shames Pak for failure to crackdown on terror perpetrators
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) India has urged the international community to redress deficiencies at the global level to ensure that perpetrators of the Mumbai and Pathankot terror attacks are brought to justice.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Karnataka minister Madhuswamy tests corona positive
Bengaluru, Sep 29 (IANS) Karnataka Law and Parliamentary Affairs Minister J.C. Madhuswamy tested coronavirus positive and has been admitted in a private hospital for treatment, an official said on Tuesday.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Former Amazon executive charged with insider trading in US
San Francisco, Sep 29 (IANS) The US Securities and Exchange Commission has charged a former finance manager at Amazon and two family members with insider trading in advance of Amazon earnings announcements between January 2016 and July 2018.
2020-09-29
Category: International, Costa Rica,Business/Economy,Technology,Diaspora
Getting your sneaker basics
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANSlife) Sneakers have taken over the world and how! Understandably so, because who would does not want to sport footwear that is not only stylish and trendy, but also provides you with ultimate support and comfort.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Pak filmmaker Mehreen Jabbar on new show 'Ek Jhoothi Love Story'
Mumbai, Sep 29 (IANS) Acclaimed Pakistani filmmaker Mehreen Jabbar is ready to release her new series on an Indian OTT, and she describes the effort as the search for a perfect relationship in an imperfect world.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
After 'Corona', 'Sanitizer', now baby named 'Mahoba Depot'
Mahoba (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 29 (IANS) A baby born abroad a moving bus in Mahoba district has been named 'Mahoba Depot'. This comes after the pandemic inspired named like "Corona Kumar", "Sanitizer Kumari" and even "Covid".
2020-09-29
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society
DMDK's Vijayakant stable, wife tests corona positive
Chennai, Sep 29 (IANS) Actor turned politician and DMDK founder A Vijayakant was asymptomatic to coronavirus infection and stable even as his wife V Premalatha was admitted on Tuesday in hospital a day after testing positive, MIOT International said.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine
21 US states report increase in Covid-19 cases
Washington, Sep 29 (IANS) At least 21 US states reported an increase in the number of confirmed Covid-19 cases, as health experts have warned against a surge in the virus spread in the upcoming fall and winter seasons.
2020-09-29
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
HC adjourns hearing on Mehul Choksi's plea against Netflix's documentary
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Tuesday adjourned till October 13 the hearing on the plea filed by diamantaire Mehul Choksi, who is an accused in the PNB scam, against Netflix's documentary titled "Bad Boy Billionaires: India".
2020-09-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
NASA targets Halloween for next manned SpaceX mission
Washington, Sep 29 (IANS) NASA and SpaceX now are targeting October 31 for the launch of the agency's SpaceX Crew-1 mission with astronauts to the International Space Station.
2020-09-29
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
New farm laws a dagger through farmers' hearts: Rahul
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) Continuing to voice opposition to the new agricultural laws brought forth by the central government, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday claimed that these legislations tantamounted to "a dagger through the hearts of farmers" and "breaking their back".
2020-09-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Mukesh Ambani tops IIFL Hurun Rich List for 9th straight year with Rs 6.58L Cr asset
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) Mukesh Ambani, Chairman of Indias most valued firm Reliance Industries, continues to top the IIFL Wealth Hurun India Rich List 2020 for the ninth consecutive year, with a total wealth of Rs 6.58 lakh crore.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
New Zealand to start home summer against West Indies from Nov 27
Auckland, Sep 29 (IANS) The New Zealand men's cricket team will begin their home season against the West Indies with a three-match T20I series slated to start from November 27 at Eden Park. After the T20Is set to be played till November 30, the teams will play two-Test series from December 3 to 15.
2020-09-29
Category: International, New Zealand,Sports,Cricket
Prepare for 1,500 seriously ill patients by Oct 1: Netanyahu
Tel Aviv, Sep 29 (IANS) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has said that hospitals should be ready to treat at least 1,500 seriously ill coronavirus-infected patients by October 1, as the infection rate in the country has continued to increase unabated.
2020-09-29
Category: International, Israel,Politics
Khadi artisans feel heat due to uncertainty over Railways' order
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) The Indian Railways decision to not provide bed sheets and pillow covers etc to passengers travelling in air-conditioned coaches in view of the coronavirus pandemic has left weavers and artisans involved in making khadi products as well as KVIC officials sweating.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
I'm non-smoker, teetotaller: Rakul Preet to Delhi HC
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Tuesday directed the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting among others to file a status report by October 15 on steps taken to restrain media following actor Rakul Preet Singh's plea indicating harassment based on conjecture as she submitted being a "non-smoker and teetotaller" after being named in drug case.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Immigration/Law/Rights,Media,Bollywood
Acid reflux medicines may raise diabetes risk: Study
Beijing, Sep 29 (IANS) Researchers have found that regular use of acid reflux drugs, known as proton pump inhibitors (PPIs), is linked to a heightened risk of developing type 2 diabetes.
2020-09-29
Category: International, China,Science/Tech,Health/Medicine
Diesel fall continues as petrol holds firm
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) Diesel is getting cheaper by the day in the country on the back of subdued product prices and almost steady crude oil prices globally.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
EU mulling legal options if UK breaches Brexit treaty
Brussels, Sep 29 (IANS) The European Union (EU) has reiterated of mulling legal options if the UK breaches the Brexit Withdrawal Agreement with the controversial Internal Market Bill, which will override some parts of the deal, it was reported.
2020-09-29
Category: International, Belgium,Politics
In Xi's China, sentencing of tycoon triggers rumblings of another purge
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) The sentencing of iconic property tycoon Ren Zhiqiang to 18 years in prison is a blaring sign that the ruling clique in the Communist Party of China (CPC), led by general secretary Xi Jinping, is re-igniting a massive purge in the Party.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Oppn insulting farmers by burning farm equipment: Modi
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) In the wake of protests by farmers and various opposition parties against three new agriculture-related laws, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Tuesday that those burning farm equipment to show their anger were "insulting farmers".
2020-09-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
3 killed in Northern California wildfire
San Francisco, Sep 29 (IANS) At least three people were killed, while thousands others were evacuated from their homes due to a massive wildfire in Northern California, according to media reports.
2020-09-29
Category: International, Costa Rica,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
SC declines to entertain Chhattisgarh's plea in 2013 Jheeram Ghati naxal attack
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) In a setback for the Congress government in Chhatisgarh, the Supreme Court on Tuesday declined to entertain its appeal in the 2013 Jheeram Ghati incident in which 29 people, including state Congress leaders, were killed.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Terrorism
Kareena posts adorable picture of Inaaya, Taimur
Mumbai, Sep 29 (IANS) Inaaya Naumi Kemmu, daughter of actors Soha Ali Khan and Kunal Kemmu, turned three on Tuesday.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Covid-19 may deteriorate men's testosterone levels: Study
Ankara, Sep 29 (IANS) In a major study on patients hospitalised due to Covid-19, the researchers found that the disease might deteriorate men's testosterone levels.
2020-09-29
Category: International, Turkey,National,Health/Medicine
Maruti Suzuki enrols 5 new start-ups in innovation lab programme
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) Automobile major Maruti Suzuki India on Tuesday said that it has enrolled five new start-ups under its MAIL (Mobility and Automobile Innovation Lab) programme that supports start-ups by co-creating innovative business solutions.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Bounce back: Mother Dairy sees revival, plans more health-based products (IANS Special)
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) Diversified FMCG major Mother Dairy foresees business revival as the demand contraction triggered due to Covid-19 pandemic weans-off.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Siddhant Chaturvedi's mantra: Earn that midnight craving
Mumbai, Sep 29 (IANS) Actor Siddhant Chaturvedi, who is currently in Goa shooting for an untitled film directed by Shakun Batra, has revealed a mantra he follows in life.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
India women's hockey team can finish in top 4 in Tokyo, says Deepika Thakur
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) Former Indian women's hockey star Deepika Thakur believes the current team, led by Rani, has a strong chance to finish in the top four in the Olympic Games scheduled to be held next year in Tokyo.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Hockey
How Indian kitchens are changing
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANSlife) Owing to the pandemic, food consumption has become a cautious habit and people are highly conscious of what they are eating and where it is coming from.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Amazon sellers witness business recovery post-lockdown: Survey
Bengaluru, Sep 29 (IANS) Small and medium businesses (SMB) selling products on Amazon have witnessed a recovery in their business in the period after the nationwide lockdown, according to a survey.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy
Flipkart partners Bajaj Allianz to offer cyber fraud insurance
Bengaluru, Sep 29 (IANS) Keeping the upcoming festive season and growing online frauds in mind, Flipkart on Tuesday announced a partnership with Bajaj Allianz General Insurance Company to offer 'Digital Suraksha Group Insurance for customers in the country.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy,Technology,Defence/Security
Rhea harboured & concealed SSR while he consumed drugs: NCB
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) Rhea Chakraborty is an active member of a drug syndicate connected with high society personalities and drug suppliers, the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) has submitted in court.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Crime/Disaster/Accident
BTS single 'Dynamite' back on Billboard Hot 100 top spot
Seoul, Sep 29 (IANS) Popular K-Pop band BTS have bagged the number one position on Billboard Hot 100 chart for the third time with their hit single, Dynamite.
2020-09-29
Category: International, South Korea,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Britons lose confidence in UK's position: Poll
London, Sep 29 (IANS) A new poll analysing the UK's future relationship with the European Union (EU) has found that just 49 per cent of Britons believe that country is a force for good in the world, down 10 points since April 2019.
2020-09-29
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Samsung Galaxy M01, Galaxy M11 get price cut in India
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) Samsung on Tuesday announced new prices of two of its cheapest smartphones in the Galaxy M series, the Galaxy M01 and Galaxy M11.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
SC to Centre on Mehbooba: Can detention be forever?
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday said detention cannot be forever and asked the Centre whether former J&K Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti's detention be extended beyond a year.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Virtual Hasina-Modi meeting to take place in Dec
Dhaka, Sep 29 (IANS) A virtual meeting between Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi will take place in December.
2020-09-29
Category: International, Bangladesh,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Are men at a greater risk of heart disease than women?
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANSlife) Over the years, multiple researches have concluded that heart disease impacts men and women differently. It has been noted that in the younger age groups, men are at a far higher risk of heart disease than women; on an average, while the disease strikes men at 65 years of age, women may experience it when they are closer to 72 years.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
In a first, Bumrah fails to win Super Over for Mumbai Indians
Dubai, Sep 29 (IANS) The Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 witnessed another thrilling contest between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Mumbai Indians which the Virat Kohli-led side were able to win in the Super Over.
2020-09-29
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
SSR's friend Aneesha: B'wood shouldn't be divided on justice for Sushant, Rhea
Mumbai, Sep 29 (IANS) Actress Aneesha Madhok, friend of Sushant Singh Rajput, wants justice for the late actor but at the same time believes people should treat his girlfriend Rhea Chakraborty with respect.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Delhi's killer cop surrenders after shooting GF, murdering father-in-law
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) Two days after killing his father-in-law in Haryana's Rohtak and shooting his female friend in Delhi, the 35-year-old Sub-Inspector of Delhi Police Sandeep Dahiya surrendered before the police on Tuesday.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Jewellery, an investment in sentiment
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANSlife) After a tough six months of pandemic (and continuing) wherein most of us were resigned to our homes and restrained ourselves from socialising, finally festive season ushers in hope and good cheer.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
ASUS unveils 1st ever dual screen ROG Zephyrus Duo 15 in India
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) Taiwanese major ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) on Tuesday unveiled a groundbreaking gaming laptop in its popular Zephyrus series in India that houses a secondary touchscreen to empower gamers as well as creators to streamline their work.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
New ban on residential evictions issued in Oregon
Portland, Sep 29 (IANS) Oregon Governor Kate Brown has issued a new ban on residential evictions from September 30 through December 31 amid the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic and the devastation caused by historic wildfires in the US state, it was reported.
2020-09-29
Category: International, Australia,Politics
This UP woman official faces 17th transfer in 13 years
Meerut (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 29 (IANS) The transfer of a woman official -- 17th in a row -- has led to a major controversy in the state.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Bombay HC to hear Rhea, Showik bail pleas Tuesday later
Mumbai, Sep 29 (IANS) Even as the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) has asserted that it has 'jurisdiction' to probe the Sushant Singh Rajput's death-related cases, the Bombay High Court is set to hear bail applications of two of the prime accused -- actress Rhea Chakraborty and her brother Showik -- later in the day, officials said.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Makers of Big B-starrer 'AB Aani CD' to start shoot for new Marathi film (2nd Ld)
Mumbai, Sep 29 (IANS) After massive success on OTT of the Amitabh Bachchan-starrer AB Aani CD, filmmaker Akshay Bardapurkar once again teams up with Piiyush Singh for a new project.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion,Lifestyle/Fashion
Telangana sees more Covid recoveries than new cases
Hyderabad, Sep 29 (IANS) More people recovered from Covid-19 than the new cases reported in Telangana during the last 24 hours, officials said on Tuesday.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Int' students could soon fly to Aus under pilot programme
Darwin, Sep 29 (IANS) The government in Australia's Northern Territory (NT) has announced that it was working on a pilot programme to fly in at least 70 international students to its capital city of Darwin from Singapore next month, the media reported on Tuesday.
2020-09-29
Category: International, Australia,Education,Politics
AirPlay 2, HomeKit support coming to 4K Roku devices this year
San Francisco, Sep 29 (IANS) Roku has announced that AirPlay 2 and HomeKit will be rolling out to select 4K TVs and devices as part of 'Roku OS 9.4' update later this year
2020-09-29
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Home support, flexible work hours boost women hiring in India
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) Strong support from live-in help and grandparents as well as flexible working hours saw more women's workplace participation in India, as the share of female hires increased from around 30 per cent in April to reach 37 per cent at the end of July, a LinkedIn study revealed on Tuesday.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Delhi,National
ICMR now flags chances of Chinese 'Cat Que Virus' in India
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) ICMR scientists have flagged presence of another Chinese virus called 'Cat Que Virus', which has a "potential" to cause disease in India, even as it grapples with the Covidpandemic. CQV can cause febrile illnesses, meningitis and paediatric encephalitis in humans.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
IPL: KL holds on to Orange, Purple Cap stays with Shami
Dubai, Sep 29 (IANS) Kings XI Punjab skipper KL Rahul and his teammate Mohammad Shami continue to hold Purple and Orange Caps respectively following the conclusion of Monday's Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 match between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Mumbai Indians which the Virat Kohli-led side won in the Super Over.
2020-09-29
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Nepal issues new guidelines for mountaineering, trekking activities
Kathmandu, Sep 29 (IANS) Nepal's Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation has issued new guidelines for foreign tourists aimed at minimising the spread of Covid-19 during mountaineering and trekking activities, the media reported on Tuesday.
2020-09-29
Category: International, Nepal,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Google Cloud, Reckitt Benckiser to boost consumer engagement
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) Google Cloud has announced a collaboration with British consumer goods company Reckitt Benckiser (RB) to drive stronger customer engagement and India is one of the key markets for testing use cases for the company.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Nadal, Serena kick off bids for Roland Garros title
Paris, Sep 29 (IANS) Defending champion Rafael Nadal and 23-time Grand Slam champion Serena Williams advanced to the second round of the ongoing Roland Garros with straight-sets wins in their respective opening round matches.
2020-09-29
Category: International, France,Sports,Tennis
Nepal Army chief self-quarantines after staff tests Covid-19 positive
Kathmandu, Sep 29 (IANS) Purna Chandra Thapa, Chief of Army Staff (CoAS) of the Nepali Army (NA), has gone into self-quarantine after a staff member at his official residence tested positive for the novel coronavirus.
2020-09-29
Category: International, Nepal,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
4 nabbed for IPL betting in UP
Sambhal (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 29 (IANS) Four persons have been arrested by Sambhal Police for their alleged involvement in betting on IPL matches.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Makers of Big B-starrer 'AB Aani CD' to start shoot for new Marathi film (Ld)
Mumbai, Sep 29 (IANS) Makers of the Amitabh Bachchan-starrer Marathi comedy, AB Aani CD, are all set to start shooting for their next project.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Shweta Tripathi: Thrill lies in process not medium for actors
Mumbai, Sep 29 (IANS) Actress Shweta Tripathi feels waiting around for things to open up could be futile and thus artistes across all mediums should be open to exploring new adventures in professional life. She says for actors, the thrill does not come from the medium but from the process.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
B'deshi journalist injured in stabbing attack
Dhaka, Sep 29 (IANS) A journalist was injured in a stabbing attack in Bangladesh's Jashore district, and is in critical condition, the media reported on Tuesday.
2020-09-29
Category: International, Bangladesh,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Lucknow's storyteller in Harvard event
Lucknow, Sep 29 (IANS) Two days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi underlined the importance of storytelling in his 'Mann ki Baat' programme, a Lucknow-based 'dastango' (storyteller) is all set to represent India at a special event being organized by the Harvard University on October 8.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Equities trim gains amid volatility, Sensex up 130 points
Mumbai, Sep 29 (IANS) Amid a largely volatile trade session, the key Indian equity indices traded on a positive note on Tuesday morning, although they trimmed gains and retreated from the day's highs.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
A ray of prosperity at end of 9.2-km long Atal Tunnel
Manali, Sep 29 (IANS) There is going to be prosperity at the end of 9.2-km long horseshoe-shaped single-tube, two-lane Atal Tunnel -- one of India's strategically most important infrastructure projects beneath the majestic Rohtang Pass -- in the Lahaul Valley of Himachal Pradesh where 20,000 people remain cut off from the rest of the country every winter.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Politics
B'desh Covid-19 caseload increases to 360,555
Dhaka, Sep 29 (IANS) Bangladesh reported 1,407 new coronavirus cases in 24 hours, taking the overall tally to 360,555, according to health authorities.
2020-09-29
Category: International, Bangladesh,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Belinda Clark to step down as CA community cricket chief
Melbourne, Sep 29 (IANS) Former Australia captain Belinda Clark has announced she will step down from her Cricket Australia (CA) role after three decades of service to cricket.
2020-09-29
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
B'desh govt releases stamp to commemorate PM's b'day
Dhaka, Sep 29 (IANS) The Bangladesh government's Postal Department has released a commemorative stamp to mark Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's 73rd birthday.
2020-09-29
Category: International, Bangladesh,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Python swallows blue bull calf in UP
Fatehpur (Uttar Pradesh) Sep 29 (IANS) An 18-foot-long Indian python swallowed a new-born 'nilgai', also known as a blue bull, in Fatehpur district of Uttar Pradesh.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
Shia leader asks Modi to repeal Places of Worship Act
Lucknow, Sep 29 (IANS) Former chairman of Shia Waqf Board, Wasim Rizvi, has urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to scrap the Places of Worship Act, 1991 and said that it had been brought in by the then Congress government to appease the Muslims.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Hathras rape victim succumbs in Delhi hospital
Aligarh (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 29 (IANS) A 19-year-old Dalit rape victim, who was gang raped and left paralysed by four upper caste men, died a fortnight after the attack in a Delhi hospital on Tuesday.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Samsung launches Galaxy Tab Active 3 rugged tablet
Seoul, Sep 29 (IANS) South Korean tech giant Samsung has announced the new Galaxy Tab Active 3, a ruggedised tablet with increased emphasis on employee productivity and safety.
2020-09-29
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
No new Covid-19 cases reported in SL
Colombo, Sep 29 (IANS) No new coronavirus case was reported in Sri Lanka on Tuesday, with the overall tally remaining at 3,360, it was reported.
2020-09-29
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Twitter hires Rinki Sethi as new information security head
San Francisco, Sep 29 (IANS) Twitter has appointed ex-IMB executive Rinki Sethi as new Vice President and Chief Information Security Officer (CISO).
2020-09-29
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
SL govt likely to submit new Constitution draft in 6 months
Colombo, Sep 29 (IANS) The Sri Lankan government is expected to submit the initial draft for a new Constitution to Parliament within six months, a Minister announced here.
2020-09-29
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Youth kills 11 pigeons to avenge 'insult'
Baghpat (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 29 (IANS) In a bizarre incident, a youth killed 11 pigeons, belonging to his neighbour, after the latter pulled him up for spitting in front of his house.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Delhi set to witness a lacklustre Durga Puja
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) One of the most popular festivals in the national capital -- Durga Puja -- in all likelihood is going to be celebrated 'virtually' this year amid the 'new normal' scheme of things taking over due to the Covid-19 pandemic and the subsequent restrictions, including social distancing.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society,Religion
Amy Jones' half-century take England to 4-0 lead against WI
Derby, Sep 29 (IANS) Useful contributions with the bat from Amy Jones and captain Heather Knight followed by some disciplined bowling helped England beat West Indies by 44 runs in the fourth match of the ongoing T20I series.
2020-09-29
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Developers cry foul over Google's 30% fee on all apps
Seoul, Sep 29 (IANS) Google faced strong backlash from South Korean developers after it announced it will enforce its app market's billing system, which charges a 30 per cent fee to all app developers.
2020-09-29
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
Afghan-Taliban contact groups in Doha resume talks
Doha, Sep 29 (IANS) The contact groups comprising of Taliban and Afghan government delegates have resumed their talks after three days of delays.
2020-09-29
Category: International, Qatar,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Makers of Big B-starrer 'Ab Aani CD' to start shoot for new Marathi film
Mumbai, Sep 29 (IANS) Makers of the Amitabh Bachchan-starrer Marathi comedy, Ab Aani CD, are all set to start shooting for their next project.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion,Lifestyle/Fashion
With 70K new cases, India's corona tally crosses 61 lakh
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) With a spike of 70,589 coronavirus cases and 776 deaths in 24 hours, India's tally on Tuesday breached the 61 lakh-mark with a total of 61,45,291 cases.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Samsung partners Microsoft to scale enterprise 5G deployment
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) Samsung on Tuesday announced a collaboration with Microsoft on an end-to-end, Cloud-based private 5G network solution to drive innovation that lowers the barrier to entry for deployment of private 5G networks in enterprises.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Dip in positive cases raises doubts about Covid strategy in Agra
Agra, Sep 29 (IANS) The continuous fall in the number of Covid-19 cases in Agra from 148 two weeks ago to 69 in the past 24 hours, has raised some doubts about the strategy being followed to battle the pandemic, but the health department officials sound optimistic and pat their backs about the multi-pronged attack on the dreaded virus.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Microsoft 365 services back for some users after major outage
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) Several Microsoft services, including Outlook, Office 365 and Teams experienced a multi-hour outage and were back for some users early on Tuesday.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Mirabai Chanu's training program in US sanctioned by SAI
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) The Mission Olympic Cell (MOC) of the Sports Authority of India (SAI) has sanctioned weightlifter Mirabai Chanu's proposal of Rs 40 lakhs for a two-month overseas training program in Kansas, US along with her coach and physiotherapist, as well as her rehabilitation for a long standing injury that she had been carrying.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Shehbaz arrested because he stood by Nawaz Sharif: Maryam
Islamabad, Sep 29 (IANS) PML-N Vice President Maryam Nawaz has condemned the arrest of Shehbaz Sharif, her uncle and Leader of the Opposition in Pakistan's National Assembly, saying he was being "punished" for standing by his brother former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's side.
2020-09-29
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Google to enforce clear in-app purchase policies in Android 12
San Francisco, Sep 29 (IANS) Google has announced to update its Google Play billing policies to clarify which kinds of transactions will be subject to Googles commissions on in-app purchases.
2020-09-29
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
CSA postpone Mzansi Super League to 2021
Johannesburg, Sep 29 (IANS) Cricket South Africa has announced that the 2020 edition of the Mzansi Super League (MSL) has been postponed to November-December next year.
2020-09-29
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
FIFA hands Paraguayan Marco Trovato life ban for match fixing
Zurich, Sep 29 (IANS) FIFA has handed a lifetime football ban to Marco Trovato, president of Paraguayan club Olimpia, for match fixing. Along with the ban, Trovato has also been fined 100,000 Swiss francs (around $108,000), FIFA has said in a statement.
2020-09-29
Category: International, Switzerland,Sports,Football
Pak SC bars release of Daniel Pearl murder accused
Islamabad, Sep 29 (IANS) The Pakistan Supreme Court (SC) has barred the Sindh government from releasing Omar Sheikh, the main accused in the 2002 abduction and murder of American journalist Daniel Pearl, as it began hearing arguments which challenged the provincial High Court's decision.
2020-09-29
Category: International, Pakistan,Media,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
Varun Sharma: It makes me happy when people refer to me as 'Choocha' or 'Sexa'
Mumbai, Sep 29 (IANS) Actor-comedian Varun Sharma says when fans call him by the names of his popular on-screen characters, it is the biggest compliment he can get.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Durban to host 2023 ITTF World Table Tennis C'ships Finals
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) In a first, the 2023 ITTF World Table Tennis Championships Finals will be staged in Durban, South Africa.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Abdullah thanks Pak for facilitating peace process
Islamabad, Sep 29 (IANS) Abdullah Abdullah, Chairman of Afghanistan's High Council for National Reconciliation, has thanked Pakistan for its efforts to take the Afghan peace process to its logical conclusion, the media reported.
2020-09-29
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Gandhi, Mohammed Rafi, Krishna in one frame, inside artist Atul Dodiya's mind
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) The last two months have been hectic, and a great change from the suffocating stillness of the initial days of the lockdown. Having painted more than 200 works, and counting, Mumbai-based artist Atul Dodiya is happy that many new experiences and revelations are happening in his work. "I am doing small-scale watercolours as the medium allows one much freedom. I can take the colours and pads home and continue working. Oil can be quite demanding in many ways," he says.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books
Global Covid-19 cases surpass 33.2mn mark: Johns Hopkins
Washington, Sep 29 (IANS) The overall number of global coronavirus has surpassed 33.2 million, while the deaths have increased to more than 1,000,820, according to the Johns Hopkins University.
2020-09-29
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Sneha Ullal: Intimate scenes get difficult for me sometimes
Mumbai, Sep 29 (IANS) Actress Sneha Ullal, who is best known for starring opposite Salman Khan in the 2005 release, "Lucky: No Time For Love", opened up about how she deals with intimate scenes.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Covid fatality rate reduces to 0.85% in Gurugram
Gurugram, Sep 29 (IANS) Despite a steady increase in coronavirus cases over the last month, the Covid-19 fatality rate in Gurugram district has come down from 1 per cent to 0.85 per cent for the first time in two months.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Haryana,National,Health/Medicine
Pak resorts to unprovoked ceasefire violation on LoC
Jammu, Sep 29 (IANS) Pakistan resorted to unprovoked ceasefire violation on the line of control (LoC) on Tuesday targeting Indian positions in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Radhika Madan: SRK, Vidya Balan and Sushant Singh Rajput inspire me
Mumbai, Sep 29 (IANS) Actress Radhika Madan says she drew inspiration to join films from superstar Shah Rukh Khan.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Covid-19: New global test will give results 'in minutes'
Geneva, Sep 29 (IANS) A test that can diagnose Covid-19 in minutes will dramatically expand the capacity to detect cases in low- and middle-income countries, the World Health Organization (WHO) has said.
2020-09-29
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,National,Health/Medicine
Trump taxes are 'national security' issue: Nancy Pelosi
Washington, Sep 29 (IANS) The top-ranked Democrat in Washington has called US President Donald Trump's alleged tax avoidance a question of "national security".
2020-09-29
Category: International, United States,Politics
Super Over win should boost RCB, says captain Kohli
Dubai, Sep 29 (IANS) The Super Over win over reigning champions Mumbai Indians (MI) on Monday should give us a big boost, going forward in the IPL, said Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) captain Virat Kohli after the edge-of-the-seat thriller here on Monday.
2020-09-29
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Sandalwood drugs case: No bail for Ragini, Sanjjanaa
Bengaluru, Sep 29 (IANS) The special Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) court of Bengaluru on Monday denied bail to Kannada actress Ragini Dwivedi and Sanjjanaa Galrani for their alleged connection with the high-profile Sandalwood drugs case.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Karnataka,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Cabinet appointments committee gives nod to 16 new postings
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) The appointments committee of Cabinet on Monday approved 16 new appointments of Joint Secretaries or those equivalent to it, in different Union ministries and key government bodies.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Recoveries outnumber new Covid cases in Karnataka
Bengaluru, Sep 29 (IANS) Reversing the trend, with 7,509 patients discharged in the last 24 hours, recoveries outnumbered 6,892 new Covid-19 cases in Karnataka on Monday.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Kohli wins Super Over thriller for RCB, Kishan's 99 in vain
Dubai, Sep 29 (IANS/GloFans) In yet another roller-coaster contest, Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) edged out Mumbai Indians (MI) in a Super Over tie-breaker - the second of the 13th IPL -- here on Monday. MI's defeat also meant that Ishan Kishan's sparkling 99 went in vain.
2020-09-29
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Repeal Acts which farmers are opposed to: K'taka Opposition
Bengaluru, Sep 29 (IANS) Lending support to the country-wide farmers' agitation over the controversial farm Bills passed by the Parliament, the Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee on Monday submitted two separate memorandums to Governor Vajubhai Vala, seeking the repealing of the controversial laws passed by the Parliament and order a detailed inquiry in the alleged corruption scandals involving Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Police officer in MP shifted over custodial death
Satna (Madhya Pradesh), Sep 29 (IANS) Satna district Superintendent of Police Riaz Iqbal was transferred on Monday evening after a mob attack on a police station following an alleged custodial killing of a theft accused.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
South Central Railway ships 3 cr litres milk from AP to Delhi
Secunderabad, Sep 29 (IANS) The South Central Railway (SCR) has so far shipped 3 crore litres of milk from Andhra Pradesh's Renigunta to New Delhi via "Doodh Duronto Special" trains amid the Covid pandemic, a railway official said.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Business/Economy
Mixed response to K'taka shutdown, as BJP, Congress spar over bills (Ld)
Bengaluru, Sep 29 (IANS) The day-long shutdown by the farmers and others on Monday evoked mixed response in Karnataka amid tight security, even as the ruling BJP and opposition Congress sparred over the bills to amend the APMC Act and the Land Reforms Act.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Centre's role in AP's 3 capitals issue limited: Purandeswari
Karamchedu (Andhra Pradesh), Sep 29 (IANS) Newly-appointed BJP General Secretary Daggubati Purandeswari on Monday said the Central government does not have much of a role in Andhra Pradesh's three capitals issue.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Versatile Kannada writer-critic G.S. Amur passes away
Bengaluru, Sep 29 (IANS) Noted Kannada writer and critic Dr G.S. Amur died here on Monday due to age-related ailments. He was 95.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Art/Culture/Books
Kohli's Bangalore beat Mumbai in Super Over thriller
Dubai, Sep 29 (IANS) Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) captain Virat Kohli slammed a boundary off the last ball of the Super Over tie-breaker to register a thrilling win over reigning champions Mumbai Indians after the scores were tied in the normal course of the 10th match of the IPL here on Monday.
2020-09-29
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
NIA offices to come up in Jharkhand, Manipur, TN too
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) In a boost for the National Investigation Agency (NIA), the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has sanctioned three additional branches for the anti-terror probe agency in Manipur, Jharkhand and Tamil Nadu, an official said on Monday.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security
K'taka CM plays down Tejasvi Surya's 'Bluru a terror hub' remark
Bengaluru, Sep 28 (IANS) Playing down newly appointed Bharatiya Yuva Morcha President Tejasvi ASurya's remarks, Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa on Monday asserted that Surya's remarks have been taken out of context, and what he possibly meant was terror activities are on the rise.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
'AIADMK to fight 2021 Assembly polls with present set up'
Chennai, Sep 28 (IANS) The AIADMK will fight the 2021 Tamil Nadu Assembly polls in the existing set up - with Chief Minister K. Palaniswami as the head of the government and Deputy Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam as the party Coordinator, a senior party official said on Monday.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Paddy worth Rs 10.53 cr purchased only in 2 days in Punjab, Haryana (Ld)
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) Government agencies procured paddy worth Rs 10.53 crore at minimum support price (MSP) in just two days in Punjab and Haryana after the procurement operations commenced in both the states on September 26, as per an official statement.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Kerala CRZ violations: SC seeks to know if orders complied with
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday sought a response from Chief Secretary of Kerala, in four weeks, on a contempt petition alleging non-compliance of its order directing the state government to demolish structures violating the Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) norms in the state
2020-09-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Immigration/Law/Rights
In big push to clean Ganga, Modi to inaugurate 6 projects
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) In a move to further clean the Ganga, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate six mega projects in Uttarakhand under the Namami Gange Mission on Tuesday via a video conference.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Sabarimala festival season to be held but with lesser pilgrims
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 28 (IANS) The annual two-month-long festival season of the famed Sabarimala temple will be held, but with very strict protocols, which includes restrictions on the number of pilgrims, Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said on Monday.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine,Religion
Man kills girlfriend, later hangs self: Goa Police
Panaji, Sep 28 (IANS) A 23-year-old man allegedly killed his girlfriend before committed suicide after their relationship turned foul, the police said on Monday.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Goa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Covid cases in Telangana drop with fewer tests
Hyderabad, Sep 28 (IANS) Covid-19 cases in Telangana dropped on Monday with a dip in the number of tests conducted over the weekend.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
In-form Delhi eye hat-trick of wins as they play SRH (IPL Match 11 Preview)
Abu Dhabi, Sep 28 (IANS/GloFans) The Shreyas Iyer-led Delhi Capitals (DC), high on confidence after two wins on the trot, will be up against SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH), the only team without a point, in the 11th match of the IPL here on Tuesday.
2020-09-28
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Fundraising norms for REITs, InvITs eased amid Covid
Mumbai, Sep 28 (IANS) The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) on Monday eased the norms for fundraising by Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) and Infrastructure Investment Trusts (InvITs) in view of the pandemic.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
2G case: Delhi HC verdict on plea for early hearing on Tuesday
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) The Delhi High Court will on Tuesday pronounce its verdict on the petition filed by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) and the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) seeking an early hearing of its leave to appeal application against the acquittal of the accused persons in the 2G spectrum case.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Microsoft joins telecommunications industry to roll out 5G, more
San Francisco, Sep 28 (IANS) Microsoft on Monday announced a partnership with the telecommunication industry globally to unlock the power of 5G and bring cloud and edge closer than ever.
2020-09-28
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Assam flood situation worsens, 3.18 lakh people hit
Guwahati, Sep 28 (IANS) The ongoing flood situation in Assam further worsened on Monday with 3.18 lakh people affected in 13 districts and one more person dying, officials said.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Assam,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Scrap new farm laws, Maha Congress appeals to President
Mumbai, Sep 28 (IANS) The Maharashtra Congress on Monday called on Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari and submitted a memorandum addressed to President R.N. Kovind, demanding to repeal the new farm laws, officials said.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Law and order has collapsed in Bengal: Dhankhar
Kolkata, Sep 28 (IANS) West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar said on Monday that the Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress government has turned Bengal into a police state, saying police state and democracy do not go hand in hand.
2020-09-28
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
No dispute with MGM Healthcare over SPB's treatment bill: Son
Chennai, Sep 28 (IANS) Film producer S.P. Charan, the son of legendary playback singer S.P. Balasubrahmanyam who was popularly known as SPB, on Monday requested people to stop spreading rumours as the family is in grief after the singer's death.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National
Terrorists gun down civilian in Kashmir
Srinagar, Sep 28 (IANS) A civilian was shot dead by suspected terrorists in South Kashmir's Shopian district on Monday evening, officials said.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Terrorism
India approves procurement of 72,000 assault rifles
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) The Union Defence Ministry has approved a proposal to purchase 72,000 Sig Sauer assault rifles from the US at a cost of around Rs 780 crore.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Pharma Secy Vaghela appointed new TRAI Chairman
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) The Centre on Monday appointed P.D. Vaghela, currently the Secretary of the Department of Pharmaceuticals, as the new Chairman of the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI).
2020-09-28
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Visva Bharati starts construction of boundary wall at Poush Mela ground
Kolkata, Sep 28 (IANS) Activities pertaining to the fencing off of the Poush Mela ground by the Visva Bharati in Shantiniketan finally began on Monday as the authorities started erecting the boundary wall around the fair ground.
2020-09-28
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Indian consumers most positive about economic rebound: IBM study
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) About 39 per cent of Indian consumers believe that the economy will slowly recover over the next few months followed by a sharp rebound returning to pre-Covid levels by the end of 2020, in comparison with the global average of 32 per cent, said an IBM study on Monday.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Key MPC meet deferred over delay in naming external members
Mumbai, Sep 28 (IANS) In a rare instance, the Reserve Bank of India's (RBI) Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) meeting has been postponed and a major reason for the decision is possibly the three vacant posts of external members which the government has not filled so far.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Siddaramaiah challenges Yediyurappa to resign and face elections
Bengaluru, Sep 28 (IANS) The Leader of Opposition in Karnataka, Siddaramaiah, on Monday dared Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa to dissolve the Assembly and fight elections if he thinks that the new laws enacted by the Parliament are beneficial to farmers.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Health Ministry launches portal for info on vaccine, clinical trials
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) : The Union Health Ministry on Monday launched a portal which will provide information related to vaccine development, ongoing clinical trials and progress made in this area locally and globally at regular intervals.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Yogi government wins big in GKRA
Lucknow, Sep 28 (IANS) The Yogi Adityanath-led Uttar Pradesh government has won eight awards in the Garib Kalyan Rozgar Abhiyan (GKRA) launched by the Department of Drinking Water and Sanitation under the Union Ministry of Jal Shakti.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Covid: Deaths, cases plummet in Maha, Mumbai crosses 2L-mark
Mumbai, Sep 28 (IANS) For the first time in 28 days, Maharashtra's Covid-19 deaths and cases plummeted drastically, though Mumbai's total cases breached the 2-lakh mark, health officials said here on Monday.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
PIL in SC seeks ban on stubble burning in view of Covid-19
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) A PIL has been moved in the Supreme Court seeking directions to the Punjab and Haryana governments to ban stubble burning, which usually takes place between September and December every year, against the backdrop of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights
Politics aside, this farmer from Rajasthan shares worries on farm Bills
Jaipur, Sep 28 (IANS) At a time when politicians across parties are raking up the issue of the contentious farm Bills, a farmer from Rajasthan, who heads 11 districts of the state as a member of the Bharatiya Kisaan Sangh, shares his worries without bringing in politics on the issue.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Assam's sole woman CM Syeda Anwara Taimur passes away
Guwahati, Sep 28 (IANS) Syeda Anwara Taimur, the only woman Chief Minister of Assam, died in Australia after a prolonged illness on Monday. She was 84.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics
Bangalore score 201/3 versus Mumbai
Dubai, Sep 28 (IANS) A.B. de Villiers (55 not out, 24 balls, 4x4s, 4x6s), Devdutt Padikkal (54, 40 balls, 5x4s, 2x6s) and Aaron Finch (52, 35 balls, 7x4s, 1x6) scored quick-fire half-centuries as Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) made 201 for three wickets in 20 overs against reigning champions Mumbai Indians in the 10th match of the IPL here on Monday.
2020-09-28
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Mamata to visit north Bengal for review meetings
Kolkata, Sep 28 (IANS) Following all necessary Covid-19 guidelines, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will hold administrative review meetings in north Bengal on September 29 and 30.
2020-09-28
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Bureaucrats ignored 15,000 suggestions says farmers' body affiliated to RSS
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) When the draft of three important bills related to farmers in the country was being prepared, the Bharatiya Kisan Sangh (BKS), affiliated with the RSS, passed a proposal after consulting 15,000 villages of the country and sent a bouquet of suggestions to the Ministry of Agriculture.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Meet this Hyderabadi running 'Rice ATM' to feed hungry
Hyderabad, Sep 28 (IANS) The Covid-19-induced lockdown saw many heroes emerging in different parts of the country who went all out to feed the hungry and help the needy. Here is one hero from Hyderabad who is still continuing the work, providing succour to families still reeling under the impact of lockdown.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National
Trump paid $145K in taxes to India, made $2.3m from projects: Report
New York, Sep 28 (IANS) US President Donald Trump or his company paid $145,400 in taxes to India and received $2.3 million from projects there, according to The New York Times.
2020-09-28
Category: International, United States,Politics
Congress trying to bring back leaders who had left
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) After former party head of Jharkhand Ajoy Kumar rejoined the party on Sunday, the Congress is now trying to get back the other leaders who had deserted the party due to differences within the state units.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
MCA extends several Covid-related reliefs for companies till Dec
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) The Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) extended, till December 31, 2020, the timelines for several relaxations on compliance norms and schemes rolled out to provide relief and support to companies amid the pandemic.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Bejoy Nambiar's 'Taish' to be out on Oct 29 as film and web series
Mumbai, Sep 28 (IANS) The Bejoy Nambiar-directed multistarrer revenge drama, Taish, will adopt a unique release strategy on October 29. Nambiar will launch his effort in the form of a film as well as a six-episode web series.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Senior police officer shunted for thrashing wife in MP (2nd Ld)
Bhopal, Sep 28 (IANS) Through a terse order on Monday, the Madhya Pradesh government "transferred and removed from duty" the Special Director General of Police (public prosecution), Purushottam Sharma, after a video of him assaulting his wife went viral on social media. The government didn't announce Sharma's new posting.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Shah holds first review meeting at North Block after Covid care
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) After his battle with Covid-19, Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday resumed work from his office and chaired a review meeting to discuss key issues like developments in Jammu and Kashmir, Covid-19 measures and internal security.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Doctors allege Valmiki Hosp officials watered down assault case
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) Doctors' associations are blaming the administration of Delhi government's Maharishi Valmiki Hospital for watering down an alleged case of assault of one of its doctors.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Cong slams Tejasvi Surya for Bengaluru a "terror hub" remark
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) The Congress, the principal opposition party in Karnataka, has sought the sacking of the newly appointed BJP youth wing president Tejasvi Surya who on Sunday said that Bengaluru has become a terror hub.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
RTI activists demand information commission for J&K on International Info Access Day
Srinagar, Sep 28 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir RTI Movement on Monday demanded that State Information Commission (SIC) be constituted as RTI appellants were facing immense difficulties in filing 2nd appeals under RTI Act 2005 before the Central Information Commission (CIC) New Delhi.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
'Pataakha' turns 2: Sanya Malhotra shares special 'yaadein'
Mumbai, Sep 28 (IANS) Actress Sanya Malhotra has shared a few special moments from her film, Pataakha, which released two years ago on this day.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
15 MLAs test Covid positive in Odisha
Bhubaneswar, Sep 28 (IANS) At least 15 MLAs including Deputy Speaker Rajanikant Singh and three ministers have tested positive for COVID-19 ahead of the monsoon session of the Odisha Legislative Assembly starting on Tuesday, official sources said on Monday.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
When Raghav Juyal wore his mother's suit during lockdown
Mumbai, Sep 28 (IANS) The latest Instagram post of actor-dancer Raghav Juyal is bound to make his fans break out into a laugh.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Andhra logs fewer Covid cases amid 7,000 recoveries
Amaravati, Sep 28 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh has registered fewer Covid positive cases at 5,487, increasing the state's tally to 6.81 lakh, even as 7,210 more recoveries outnumbered infections on Monday.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Ex-Dharma man's lawyer's statement mischievous: NCB
Mumbai, Sep 28 (IANS) The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) on Monday refuted the claims made by some that Kshitij Prasad, former executive producer associated with Dharma Productions, was humiliated and tormented by the agency sleuths, and termed the claims as "mischievous" and "completely untrue".
2020-09-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Exchanges, clearing corps asked to begin asset liquidation of defaulters
Mumbai, Sep 28 (IANS The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has directed stock exchanges and clearing corporations to initiate proceedings for liquidation of both movable and immovable assets of defaulting trading and clearing members within six months of declaration of the defaulters.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Alia Bhatt wishes B'day boy Ranbir Kapoor with red heart emoji
Mumbai, Sep 28 (IANS) Actress Alia Bhatt wished rumoured boyfriend Ranbir Kapoor with a red heart emoji as the actor turned 38 on Monday.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
India can now take defence assets on lease
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) India can take defence assets on lease as and when required and operate without owning thereby, substituting huge initial capital outlays, the Defence Ministry said on Monday while releasing the new defence acquisition procedure.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
As Covid spikes, Kerala tightens safety protocols
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 28 (IANS) With Covid cases spiking in Kerala as the total positive cases doubled in 20 days, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said the only way out is to enforce very strict protocols.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
BSE joins hands with YES BANK to empower SMEs
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) The BSE has signed an MoU with YES BANK to empower the SME segment through awareness and knowledge-sharing programmes by the two entities.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Andhra CM asks PM for Bharat Ratna to SP Balasubramanyam
Amaravati, Sep 28 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on Monday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, requesting him to confer India's highest civilian honour - the Bharat Ratna - on the late S.P. Balasubramanyam for his legendary contribution to music and arts.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Cinema/Showbiz,Politics
Govt may consider halving cess on domestic crude
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) The government may give a 'Make in India' push to oil and gas explorers, as it is considering a proposal to halve cess on domestic crude oil to encourage exploration activity and allow Covid-hit oil producers to protect their margins at a time when a glut in the market and suppressed demand is pushing down prices.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Only pure mustard oil from Oct 1, consumers and farmers to benefit
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) Consumers will now get only pure mustard oil as the Central government has banned the mixing of any other edible oil with mustard oil. The ban imposed by the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) will come into force from October 1, 2020.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
IS 'war zone' operative in Iraq gets life imprisonment
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 28 (IANS) Four years after his arrest on charges of entering into a conspiracy to carry out terrorist attacks in India, a special court here on Monday awarded life imprisonment to Islamic State (IS) terrorist Subahani Haja Mohideen, who was in the war zone in Iraq.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Kerala,National
Lavanya Trpathi is a 'drama queen'!
Mumbai, Sep 28 (IANS) South actress Lavanya Tripathi has tagged herself as a drama queen. In a couple of new Instagram pictures, the actress is seen posing with her dog at her home gym.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion,Lifestyle/Fashion
Rihanna shares a sunbathing snapshot
Los Angeles, Sep 28 (IANS) Singer Rihanna has shared a new sunbathing photo where she is seen protecting her melanin.
2020-09-28
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
Ensure no public official keeps govt accommodation: HC
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Monday directed the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs to make sure that no public servant continues to reside in government accommodation for long especially post retirement.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Cong protests against farm laws in Goa, demands rollback
Panaji, Sep 28 (IANS) The Congress in Goa on Monday staged a protest at the Raj Bhavan here to protest against the three new agricultural laws and demanded their rollback.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
ArcelorMittal to sell its US ops to Cleveland-Cliffs for $1.4 bn
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) ArcelorMittal has signed a definitive agreement to sell 100 per cent stake in ArcelorMittal USA to Cleveland-Cliffs Inc for around $1.4 billion in both cash and stock.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
FarmVille game not to be available on Facebook from Dec 31
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) The popular FarmVille game will not be available on Facebook after December 31 as the social network is ending support for Flash games, the same date software giant Adobe is killing its Flash Player altogether.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Gulshan Devaiah, Sagarika Ghatge's 'Footfairy' about a killer's foot fetish
Mumbai, Sep 28 (IANS) Gulshan Devaiah and Sagarika Ghatge star in the upcoming mystery drama Footfairy, and the trailer of the film promises murder, brutal thrills and psychotic obsession.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Odisha govt aims to convert slums into ideal colonies
Bhubaneswar, Sep 28 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday announced that all the slums across the state will be converted into ideal colonies with all basic civic amenities.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
Covid-19: After 10 days, Sahasrabuddhe discharged from AIIMS
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) After spending 10 days at the All India Institute of Medical Studies (AIIMS) after being detected with Covid-19, BJP's Rajya Sabha member Vinay Sahasrabuddhe has been discharged from the hospital.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
4 out of 5 companies in India have inadequate water disclosures
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) An analysis of 500 listed Indian corporates shows that four out of five companies have inadequate water-related disclosures.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
824 more test corona positive in J&K, 17,601 active cases
Srinagar, Sep 28 (IANS) As many as 824 more coronavirus cases were reported in Jammu and Kashmir on Monday, taking its total cases to over 73,000 and active cases to 17,601.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
All states allowed to begin paddy procurement: Food Ministry
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) After Kerala, Punjab and Haryana commenced paddy procurement operations, all the remaining states have been allowed to start the process in the Kharif Marketing Season (KMS) 2020-21 from Monday, the Food Ministry said.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Emraan Hashmi starrer 'Harami' launches trailer, poster
Mumbai, Sep 28 (IANS) The poster and trailer of the film Harami, starring Emraan Hashmi, were released on Monday ahead of its screening at the Busan International film festival.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Andhra temple crimes not linked: DGP
Amaravati, Sep 28 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh DGP Damodar Gautam Sawang on Monday said that crimes reported from different temples across the state were isolated ones and not linked in any way.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Religion
Tejashwi will buy 10 lakh firearms to promote crime in Bihar: Fadnavis
Patna, Sep 28 (IANS) Taking a dig at RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav's promise of 10 lakh jobs, former Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis reacted sharply on Monday and said that Tejashwi will purchase 10 lakh tamanche (firearms) and will distribute them among his supporters and unemployed youths to promote kidnappings, looting and robberies in Bihar.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
India does away with offset policy in Rafale-like deals
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) India has done away with the offset clause in government-to-government, inter-government and single vendor defence deals, a week after the country's auditor pulled up French defence giant Dassault for not meeting its contractual obligation to reinvest in India after the sale of 36 Rafale fighter aircraft to the Indian Air Force.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Delhi,National
Dell updates 13-inch XPS laptops with 11th gen Intel chips
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) Dell on Monday announced the new XPS 13 laptop and XPS 13 2-in-1 that are powered by Intels 11th Gen Tiger Lake processors.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Payal Ghosh meets Athawale, minister threatens protest if Anurag Kashyap isn't arrested
Mumbai, Sep 28 (IANS) Actress Payal Ghosh, who recently levelled sexual harassment charges against filmmaker Anurag Kashyap, on Monday met Union Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment, Ramdas Athawale.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Mumbai Indians win toss, opt to bowl vs RCB
Dubai, Sep 28 (IANS) Reigning champions Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma won the toss and opted to bowl against Virat Kohli's Royal Challengers Bangalore in the 10th match of the IPL at Dubai International Cricket Stadium on Monday.
2020-09-28
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports
PM Modi invites Denmark to collaborate on alternative supply chains
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday extended an invitation to Denmark for joining India, Japan and Australia's joint effort at creating alternative supply chains to China's.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Diplomacy,Politics
Rs 3L cr PLI scheme for 10 sectors to boost domestic manufacturing
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) In a major push to domestic manufacturing in the country, the government proposes to pump in over Rs 3 lakh crore through an umbrella production linked incentive (PLI) scheme that will run simultaneously in 10 identified sectors for a period of five years.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Customs seize 165 MDMA/narcotic tablets in Chennai
Chennai, Sep 28 (IANS) Chennai Air Customs on Monday said it had seized 165 MDMA/narcotic tablets valued at Rs 5 lakh after intercepting two postal parcels from the Netherlands at the Foreign Post Office, said Commissioner of Customs, Chennai International Airport.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Joaquin Phoenix, Rooney Mara name baby boy after his late brother River
Los Angeles, Sep 28 (IANS) Actors Joaquin Phoenix and Rooney Mara have named their newborn after his late brother River Phoenix.
2020-09-28
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
Ex-Dharma Productions man bought ganja 12 times in 3 months
Mumbai, Sep 28 (IANS) The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) which arrested Kshitij Prasad, former executive Producer of the Dharma Productions in connection with the drug investigation related to Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput's death case allegedly purchased 'ganja' around a dozen times over a three-month period and paid Rs 3,500 each time for the 50 gm of the contraband.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
SC questions Justice Mishra-led bench's land acquisition verdict
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday orally questioned the March 6 verdict by the Constitution bench, headed by Justice Arun Mishra (now retired) on the land acquisition law, saying it leaves some things unanswered, such as if the government has possession but hasn't paid compensation, "for how long does this acquisition last?"
2020-09-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Meera Chopra on SSR case: We should trust CBI and let them do their job
Mumbai, Sep 28 (IANS) Actress Meera Chopra on Monday stated that people should trust the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and let the agency do its job in the Sushant Singh Rajput death probe.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Asian Paints endeavours to be an integrated home decor player: MD
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) Asian Paints has entered the home decor category after it saw that there is no single organised home decor player capable of providing an exhaustive range of furniture, furnishings and lightings in one place.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Ram Charan completes 13 years as actor, says he 'cherished every bit of it'
Hyderabad, Sep 28 (IANS) Telugu star Ram Charan completed 13 years as an actor on Monday. He says while he has had his share of hits and misses, he has cherished every bit of it.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion,Lifestyle/Fashion
Bar assns' primary responsibility to aid lawyers amid Covid: SC
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday observed that it is the bar associations' primary responsibility to fund deserving lawyers amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Vijay Varma: Love needs a major comeback
Mumbai, Sep 28 (IANS) Actor Vijay Varma feels that it is easy to hate and says that love needs a major comeback.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
4 in 10 consumers in India victim of online bullying: Microsoft
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) Nearly four in 10 consumers have been involved in a bullying incident online at their workplaces and outside, a Microsoft study revealed on Monday.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Delhi,Technology,Human Interest/Society
TRS leader arrested under Nirbhaya Act after maid's suicide
Hyderabad, Sep 28 (IANS) The Telangana police on Monday arrested a realtor and local leader of the ruling TRS in Moinabad under the Nirbhaya Act following the death of his maid under suspicious circumstances at his house.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Common breathing test comes up short on accuracy: Study
London, Sep 28 (IANS) Amid the Covid-19 pandemic, researchers have found that a routine test used to monitor patients' breathing may be unreliable and may put them at risk.
2020-09-28
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
Centre allows 5 states to procure 13.77L tonnes of pulses, oilseeds
N0ew Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) The Centre has allowed five states to procure 13.77 lakh tonnes of pulses and oilseeds in the current Kharif season (2020-21), the Union Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare said in a statement on Monday. The five states are Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Telangana and Haryana.
2020-09-28
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Politics
Mull options to override new farm laws: Sonia to Cong-ruled states
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) Amid protests by farmers in a number of states across the country, the Congress said on Monday that its chief Sonia Gandhi had directed party governments in different states to "explore" and pass laws to "override" or negate the newly enacted central farm laws.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Bhojpuri cinema to get a boost with Film City in UP's Noida
Lucknow, Sep 28 (IANS) The Bhojpuri film industry is likely to spread its wings even higher following the announcement that a film city will come up in Uttar Pradeshs Noida by 2021 by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Cinema/Showbiz
Shatrughan Sinha, Sonakshi appear together in a music video
Mumbai, Sep 28 (IANS) Veteran actor Shatrughan Sinha and his daughter, actress Sonakshi Sinha, appear together on screen for the first time, in a new music video.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
SSR case: CBI needs to do more than a media release, says Swami
Mumbai, Sep 28 (IANS) BJP Rajya Sabha MP Subramanian Swamy on Monday reacted to the press statement issued by the CBI in the Sushant Singh Rajput case. Swamy feels the investigating bureau should file an FIR with murder charge and arrest the suspects.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
2020 Women's T20 WC wins big at Leaders in Sports Awards
Dubai, Sep 28 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) has been recognised for two digital initiatives at the Leaders in Sports Awards 2019. The ICC's coverage of the record-breaking Women's T20 World Cup and the collaboration with Wimbledon for the One Day in July video both took home awards.
2020-09-28
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
'Corporate vultures eying small banks, merge LVB with govt bank'
Chennai, Sep 28 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) should take a prompt and correct action of merging the 93-year-old Lakshmi Vilas Bank (LVB) with a nationalised bank, a top leader of one of the largest bank unions said.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy
Paytm dares Google, brings back Cricket League with UPI cashback
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) Home-grown financial services platform Paytm, which was briefly removed from Google Play Store for alleged policy violations earlier this month, said on Monday that it has brought back the Paytm Cricket League with UPI cashback and scratch cards.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Congress misleading farmers in the state: K'taka CM
Bengaluru, Sep 28 (IANS) Launching a counter attack on Karnataka Congress leaders, Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa on Monday accused the Congress of using gullible farmers to oppose the farmer friendly Acts enacted by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Rafael Nadal hails 5-year-old Kerala tennis prodigy
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 28 (IANS) Five-year-old girl Viviktha Visakh appears to be a tennis prodigy after her talent received appreciation from none other than tennis legend Rafael Nadal.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Kerala,National,Human Interest/Society,Sports
1984 riots: Delhi HC asks Police to continue security for witness
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) The Delhi High Court has directed the police to continue providing security to one of the witnesses in a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case involving former Congress leader Jagdish Tytler.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Mohammedan's Faiaz 'draws inspiration' from Bagan's I-League triumph
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) Mohammedan SC midfielder SK Faiaz is drawing inspiration from Mohun Bagan's emphatic I-League winning campaign and wants to "replicate" it for the Black Panthers during the forthcoming I-League Qualifiers.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Sterling Biotech: Court declares Sandesara bros fugitive economic offenders
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) Delhi's Patiala House Court on Monday declared four directors of Sterling Biotech Limited as fugitive economic offenders in a bank fraud case, thereby paving the way for confiscation of their properties.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
AIADMK to announce CM candidate on Oct 7 for TN polls (Ld)
Chennai, Sep 28 (IANS) The ruling AIADMK said on Monday that it would announce its chief ministerial candidate for the 2021 Tamil Nadu Assembly polls on October 7
2020-09-28
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
What's the status of Sushant probe? Maha minister asks CBI
Mumbai, Sep. Sep 28 (IANS) Claiming that the probe into the death of Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput has gone silent, a Maharashtra minister on Monday sought answers from the Central Bureau of Investigation which is now handling the case.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Espionage case: Court reserves order on journalist's bail plea
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) A Delhi court on Monday reserved its order after hearing the arguments on the bail application filed by freelance journalist Rajeev Sharma in the Chinese espionage case.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Media,Defence/Security
Men's hockey camp extended till Nov 28, women's till Dec 12
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) The Sports Authority of India has extended the national camps of both men and women hockey teams currently preparing for next year's Tokyo Olympics at the SAI facility in Bengaluru.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Hockey
Sex important for middle-aged women too: Study
New York, Sep 28 (IANS) Despite a common belief that women lose interest in sex as they age, a new study shows that a significant percentage of women continue to rate sex as important throughout midlife.
2020-09-28
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
B'luru law student graduates with record 18 gold medals
Bengaluru, Sep 28 (IANS) A female student from Kerala set a record of sorts by bagging 18 of the 48 gold medals awarded to passouts of the National Law School of India University (NLSIU), officials said on Monday.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Education,Immigration/Law/Rights
Pak courts nail oppn leaders Sharif and Zardari
Lahore, Sep 28 (IANS) In an eventful day, top leaders of major opposition parties were nabbed by Pakistani courts in cases of money laundering and corruption.
2020-09-28
Category: International, Pakistan,Immigration/Law/Rights,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Driver dies as container truck touches live wire in Jharkhand
Ranchi, Sep 28 (IANS) A driver was electrocuted and a number of two-wheelers damaged in a fire after a container truck came in contact with an overhanging loose high-tension live wire in Jharkhand's Hazaribagh district on Monday, police said.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
'Gamechanger': Former bureaucrats hail farm Bills
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) At a time when the contentious farm Bills have created a political sandstorm in the country, as many as 32 ex-bureaucrats, including former finance, banking and defence secretaries, have backed the bills, terming their passage in the Parliament as a "watershed moment".
2020-09-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Indywood Talent Hunt International 2020 to be conducted online
Kochi, Sep 28 (IANS) After a successful edition in 2019, Indywood Talent Hunt International 2020 will be conducted online this year due to the Covid pandemic, said the organisers.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Kerala,Cinema/Showbiz
Punjab CM vows to fight new farm Acts constitutionally, legally
Chandigarh, Sep 28 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Monday vowed to fight the "malicious" new agriculture Acts constitutionally and legally, asserting that he will do whatever it takes to protect the farmers from the "nefarious designs" of the Central government.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Vestige programme to empower hearing and speech impaired entrepreneurs
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) Vestige, Indias leading home-grown direct selling company, has launched a custom-built e-training programme called V-Enhance.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine
Amazon Prime Day to take place October 13-14
San Francisco, Sep 28 (IANS) Amazon has announced that it will hold its much-awaited annual sale event Prime Day on October 13-14, putting an end to uncertainties surrounding the event amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
2020-09-28
Category: International, Costa Rica,Business/Economy,Technology
Farhan Akhtar opens up on 'vitriolic news reporting'
Mumbai, Sep 28 (IANS) Actor-singer-filmmaker Farhan Akhtar on Monday spoke out against what he feels is vitriolic news reporting.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Dube not the right choice for RCB to bowl at the death: Pathan
Dubai, Sep 28 (IANS) Former India fast bowler Irfan Pathan believes Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) should avoid bowling Shivam Dube at the death in the upcoming matches of the Indian Premier League (RCB).
2020-09-28
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Govt-owned NABARD gives clean chit to Reliance Commercial Finance (2nd Ld)
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) Government owned National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD), the second largest lender to Reliance Commercial Finance Limited (RCF) with over Rs 1,100 crore of secured loan exposure has given clean chit to RCF and has removed its red flag.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Punjab CM announces Rs 50 lakh for upkeep of Bhagat Singh's memorial
Khatkar Kalan, Sep 28 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Monday announced Rs 50 lakh for the upkeep and maintenance of Shaheed-e-Azam Bhagat Singh's memorial at the revolutionary's ancestral village Khatkar Kalan, where Amarinder paid floral tributes on the martyr's 113th birth anniversary.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Jharkhand Education Minister tests Covid positive
Ranchi, Sep 28 (IANS) Jharkhand Education Minister Jaggarnath Mahto has tested coronavirus positive on Monday.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Sensex jumps up 593 points; banking, auto stocks surge
Mumbai, Sep 28 (IANS) The Indian stock market surged on Monday with the BSE Sensex closing nearly 600 points higher.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Went through rigorous physical & mental transformation for 1996 Oly, says Paes
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) The year was 1996 and no Indian had won an individual medal at the Olympics 44 years prior to the Atlanta Games. However, that year proved to be decisive for the country as Leander Paes defeated Fernando Meligeni to win a bronze medal in the men's singles category at the prestigious quadrennial tournament.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Tennis
Simplilearn, Massachusetts University offer online post-grad programme
Bengaluru, Sep 28 (IANS) Ed-tech company Simplilearn on Monday announced its partnership with the University of Massachusetts Amherst in the US, to offer a specialised post graduate programme (PGP) in Lean Six Sigma.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Karnataka,Technology,Education
Pak continues unprovoked LoC ceasefire violation in Rajouri
Jammu, Sep 28 (IANS) Pakistan resorted to unprovoked firing and shelling on Indian positions on Monday on the Line of Control in J&K's Rajouri district.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security
Lata Mangeshkar turns 91: Sister Asha Bhosle shares unseen childhood memory
Mumbai, Sep 28 (IANS) Legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar turned 91 on Monday and her younger sister, playback icon Asha Bhosle, shared a slice of childhood memory on the occasion. Bhosle tweeted a black and white picture of the Mangeshkar sisters -- Lata, Usha and Meena along with her.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Smaller players in Bihar waiting for bigger parties to finalise seats
Patna, Sep 28 (IANS) : With just weeks left for polling in Bihar, there is no clarity over seat-sharing in the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) or the Grand Alliance, yet.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
AP minister Vellampalli Srinivas Rao Covid positive
Amaravati, Sep 28 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Endowments Minister Vellampalli Srinivas Rao has tested positive for coronavirus, however, he is currently fine.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Tiger Shroff shares flying kick video after injury
Mumbai, Sep 28 (IANS) Bollywood action star Tiger Shroff stunned fans with his new Instagram video, where he is seen pulling off a flying kick after his recent njury.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Soldier injured in Pakistan's ceasefire violation
Srinagar, Sep 28 (IANS) A soldier was injured in Pakistani firing with small firearms and long-range mortars in another LoC ceasefire violation in Macchil Sector in north Kashmir's Kupwara district, the Army said on Monday.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Sona Mohapatra: The men in film land only stick to milk and biscuits?
Mumbai, Sep 28 (IANS) Singer Sona Mohapatra finds it strange that only actresses are being singled out as alleged drug users in Bollywood, while none of their male counterparts have come under the radar of suspicion.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Uber now fit for London licence, rules judge
London, Sep 28 (IANS) Uber on Monday won a major legal battle over its London licence as a judge ruled in favour of the ride-hailing major, while overturning a ban on the app by the city's transport regulator.
2020-09-28
Category: International, United Kingdom,Technology,Immigration/Law/Rights
Court pulls up CBI for not questioning 3 ex-chiefs in Moin Qureshi case
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) A Delhi court has pulled up the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) for questioning ex-CBI directors Ranjit Sinha, A.P. Singh and Alok Verma in connection with an alleged bribery case against meat exporter Moin Qureshi.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Delhi,National
Housing sales up 34% in July-September: JLL report
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) India's residential market got back to action as the lockdown restrictions eased in the third quarter of 2020. Housing sales, during the July-September quarter, jumped up 34 per cent compared to the April-June quarter, which was largely impacted by the nationwide lockdown, showed a report by JLL Research.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Anger simmering against Army in Pakistan after Sharif's comeback (IANS SPECIAL)
New Delhi/Islamabad, Sep 28 (IANS) Widespread anger is simmering among civilians in Pakistan against the top military leadership ever since former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif took on the Bajwa-Khan partnership.
2020-09-28
Category: International, India,Politics
Won't be complacent, will focus on giving our best against SRH: Mishra
Dubai, Sep 28 (IANS) Experienced leg-spinner Amit Mishra believes pressure will be on the SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) when they take on Delhi Capitals in their next Indian Premier League (IPL) encounter on Tuesday.
2020-09-28
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
DMK, allies protest against farm laws
Chennai, Sep 28 (IANS) Opposition parties led by DMK on Monday held protests in Tamil Nadu against the three agriculture-related laws and urged the central government to scrap the same.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Vijay Deverakonda teams up with Telugu hitmaker Sukumar, promises 'memorable cinema'
Hyderabad, Sep 28 (IANS) Telugu superstar Vijay Deverakonda looks forward to working with filmmaker Sukumar, and promises memorable cinema to the fans.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion,Lifestyle/Fashion
CBI: We are conducting probe into Sushant case professionally
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) Days after Vikas Singh, lawyer of Sushant Singh Rajput's family, sought updates in the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) investigation, the federal agency on Monday said it was conducting the probe looking at all angles in a professional manner.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Drugs valued at Rs 25 cr seized in Assam, one held
Guwahati/Imphal, Sep 28 (IANS) A huge quantity of drugs, valued at Rs 25 crore, was seized in central Assam's Karbi Anglong district on Sunday night and one person arrested, police said on Monday.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Assam,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Apple to launch iPhone 12 in S Korea earlier than usual
Seoul, Sep 28 (IANS) Apple is expected to launch its new iPhone 12 series in South Korea earlier than its usual schedule, sources said on Monday.
2020-09-28
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
Over 3,000 vaccinated against coronavirus in Moscow
Moscow, Sep 28 (IANS) More than 3,000 people in Moscow have been vaccinated against the novel coronavirus, the media has reported.
2020-09-28
Category: International, Russian Federation,National,Health/Medicine
K-pop sensation BTS agency's IPO price set at $115
Seoul, Sep 28 (IANS) Big Hit Entertainment, the management agency for K-pop super group BTS, said on Monday that its initial public offering (IPO) price has been set at 135,000 South Korean won ($115) following last week's demand forecasting session.
2020-09-28
Category: International, South Korea,National,Technology
DHFL administrator moves NCLT against Wadhawans in Rs 12,705-cr fraud
Mumbai, Sep 28 (IANS) The administrator of the now-bankrupt Dewan Housing Finance Corporation Ltd (DHFL) has filed an application in the NCLT against promoters Wadhawans and developers, among others, regarding a Rs 12,705.53-crore fraud in loan disbursements for slum rehabilitation projects during FY 2016-17 to FY 2018-19.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Govt-owned NABARD gives clean chit to Reliance Commercial Finance (Ld)
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) Government owned National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD), the second largest lender to Reliance Commercial Finance Limited (RCF) with over Rs 1,100 crore of secured loan exposure has given clean chit to RCF and has removed its red flag.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Ranbir Kapoor turns 38: Sisters Riddhima, Kareena wish 'Best Bro'
Mumbai, Sep 28 (IANS) Ranbir Kapoor is not on social media, but his fans and family members have flooded almost all digital platforms with the best wishes for the actor on his 38th birthday on Monday.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Feeding souls: Belagavi couple feeds protein-rich meals to strays
Bengaluru, Sep 28 (IANS) If a dog is man's best friend, so are many humans to the canine, especially the strays living rough on the streets.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Human Interest/Society
K-pop superband BTS confirm new album in November
Seoul, Sep 28 (IANS) K-pop superband BTS have announced that they will release their new album on November 20.
2020-09-28
Category: International, South Korea,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Fake currency notes worth Rs 1 crore deposited in RBI
Lucknow, Sep 28 (IANS) Fake currency notes worth Rs one crore have been deposited in various banks which then deposited the same in the Reserve Bank of India.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
After shooting girlfriend in Delhi, Delhi cop shoots dead father-in-law at Rohtak
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) Delhi Police Sub-Inspector Sandeep Dahiya, who fled the Capital after shooting and injuring his girlfriend after a quarrel late last night, went on to shoot his father-in-law dead in Rohtak, Haryana on Monday morning.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
SBI waives processing fee on select retail loans
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) To enlarge retail loans and online business, lendin g major SBI on Monday announced a 100 per cent waiver in the processing fee f or "Car, Gold, and Personal loans" availed through its integ rated digital banking platform - YONO.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
ICRA revises forecast, pegs India's FY21 GDP contraction at 11%
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) Ratings agency ICRA has revised its forecast for the contraction in India's FY21 GDP to 11 per cent from its earlier assessment of 9.5 per cent.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Lata Mangeshkar turns 91: B-Town wishes its 'Ma Saraswati'
Mumbai, Sep 28 (IANS) Lata Mangeshkar turned 91 on Monday, and celebrities took to social media to greet the living legend.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Moon condoles death of S.Korean official
Seoul, Sep 28 (IANS) South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Monday expressed his condolences and offered a public apology over the death of a civil servant in a shooting by North Korean troops, calling it a "regrettable and unfortunate" incident.
2020-09-28
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
Gangster killed as UP police vehicle hits 'nilgai' in MP
Lucknow, Sep 28 (IANS) A gangster, who was being brought to Lucknow from Mumbai, died when the vehicle overturned after being hit by a 'nilgai' in Guna district in Madhya Pradesh.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
MP officer shunted for thrashing wife (Ld)
Bhopal, Sep 28 (IANS) Hours after a video of Purushottam Sharma, a senior IPS officer, went viral on social media, allegedly showing him thrashing his wife, he was removed from the post of the Director at Public Prosecutor's Directorate on Monday.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Football Delhi to launch virtual skill competition
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) Football Delhi has decided to start a virtual skill competition for various age groups from next month.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Airtel narrowing gap with Jio on 4G in India: Report
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) Airtel has come closer to challenging Reliance Jio which continues to reign supreme on 4G availability and 4G coverage experience in India, says a new report by mobile analytics company Opensignal.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Video course in spoken English for UP teachers
Lucknow, Sep 28 (IANS) A special video course in spoken English will now help more than 1.6 lakh teachers in government-run primary and upper primary schools in Uttar Pradesh to improve their pronunciation and teaching skills.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education
Samsung India launches affordable 10.2 inch Galaxy Tab A7
Gurugram, Sep 28 (IANS) To cater to the growing demand for tablets with bigger screens for online work and learning, Samsung on Monday launched an affordable Galaxy Tab A7 in India.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Haryana,Technology
PM speaks to Lata Mangeshkar on her birthday
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday conveyed birthday wishes to legendary playback singer Lata Mangeshkar, saying "I consider myself fortunate to have always received her affection and blessings".
2020-09-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Cinema/Showbiz
Heart disease in teenagers linked to diabetes exposure in womb
Toronto, Sep 28 (IANS) In a major study, researchers have revealed that heart disease in young adults and teenagers may be related to exposure to diabetes in the womb.
2020-09-28
Category: International, Canada,Health/Medicine
$12,852 fines for Britons failing to self-isolate
London, Sep 28 (IANS) Refusing to self-isolate when asked to has become illegal in England starting from Monday onwards and those who violate will be fined up to 10,000 pounds ($12,852).
2020-09-28
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Maharashtra was first to implement farm laws in August (IANS EXCLUSIVE)
Mumbai, Sep 28 (IANS) In a huge embarrassment to the ruling Maha Vikas Aghadi, it has now emerged that the Maharashtra government had implemented the contentious farm Ordinances way back in August - even before the bills on it were passed by Parliament last week and protests erupted all over the country.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Indian expat students in UAE launch app, comic series
Dubai, Sep 28 (IANS) A 17-year-old Indian expat student has teamed up with his younger brother to launch a savings calculator and a comic series based on economic and market trends for the benefit of pupils and blue collar workers in the United Arab Emirates.
2020-09-28
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Diaspora
4 in 10 dine-in restaurants begin food delivery in India: Survey
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) Four in every 10 dine-in restaurants have started delivery services post-lockdown and the majority (57 per cent) of their orders are still coming from the food aggregator platforms, a new survey said on Monday.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
HK unlikely to ease curbs on gatherings
Hong Kong, Sep 28 (IANS) Hong is unlikely to ease the current restrictions on public gatherings, as the city reported 10 new Covid-19 cases on Monday, the first double-digit increase in single-day infections in just over a week, according to a government adviser.
2020-09-28
Category: International, Hong Kong,Health/Medicine
Tours to inter-Korean border village to resume soon: UN
Seoul, Sep 28 (IANS) A civilian tour program to the inter-Korean border village of Panmunjom has been authorised to resume, the UN Command (UNC) announced on Monday, adding that the resumption date will be soon revealed.
2020-09-28
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
AIADMK urges cadres to work unitedly to win 2021 Assembly polls
Chennai, Sep 28 (IANS) The Executive Committee of ruling AIADMK met here on Monday and passed a resolution exhorting its cadres to work unitedly to win the Assembly election slated next year.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
IGIA Terminal-2 to resume operations from Oct 1 (Ld)
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) Operations at the Terminal-2 of the Indira Gandhi International Airport here will recommence from October 1 after a gap of around six months.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Clinical trial of Ayurvedic remedy for Covid-19 shows groundbreaking results
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) A groundbreaking interim report on a clinical trial being conducted in three hospitals has shown that Covid-19 patients on natural treatment are resolving most symptoms earlier than those on conventional medicines.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
K'taka court allows online time slots for physical filing
Bengaluru, Sep 28 (IANS) The Karnataka High Court has permitted counsels and litigants to book online time slots for physical filing of petitions, an official said on Monday.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Congress MP files PIL in SC seeking directions to quash farm Bills
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) Congress MP from Kerala T.N. Prathapan has moved a PIL in the Supreme Court challenging the constitutionality of the farm Bills recently passed by Parliament.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
LaLiga signs four-year partnership with M88 in Asia
Mumbai, Sep 28 (IANS) LaLiga has signed a new commercial agreement with M88, which sees the brand become the league's official regional betting partner through to 2024.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Football
Mukhtar Ansari to be brought from Punjab jail to UP
Mau (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 28 (IANS) Jailed mafia don and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) MLA Mukhtar Ansari will now be brought to Mau from Punjab's Mohali jail on October 21 for interrogation in a case of fraud and Arms Act lodged against him in January.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Gujarat,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Trump reiterates call for pre-debate 'drug test'
Washington, Sep 28 (IANS) US President Donald Trump has reiterated a call that he and Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden should be tested for drugs before the two rivals come face-to-face during their first debate on Tuesday.
2020-09-28
Category: International, United States,Politics
PETA urges Modi to shut slaughterhouses, meat shops on Gandhi Jayanti
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India on Monday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, urging him to close all slaughterhouses and meat shops on Gandhi Jayanti to commemorate the 'Father of the Nation' Mahatma Gandhi who advocated non-violence and vegetarianism.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Andhra CM launches scheme to drill 2 lakh free borewells
Amaravati, Sep 28 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Monday launched a Rs 2,340-crore scheme to drill 2 lakh borewells free of cost for state's farmers in the next four years.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
KL Rahul a captain in the making, says Ness Wadia
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) Ness Wadia, co-owner of Kings XI Punjab, has heaped praise on team's skipper KL Rahul, saying he a very versatile player and a captain in the making.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Covid-recovered police personnel to donate plasma in Gurugram
Gurugram, Sep 28 (IANS) Police personnel in Gurugram district who had suffered from Covid-19 and have made a full recovery will donate their plasma to help others combat the deadly virus.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Haryana,National,Health/Medicine
Jill Biden shuts down query over husband's 'occasional gaffe'
Washington, Sep 28 (IANS) Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden's wife, Jill, shut down a query about about here husband's 'occasional gaffe'.
2020-09-28
Category: International, United States,Politics
Goa CM assures compensation to villagers protesting IIT campus
Panaji, Sep 28 (IANS) Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Monday promised to examine "all forms of compensation from the government" to residents of Meluali village in North Goa, who have been protesting the setting up of an Indian Institute of Technology campus in their village jurisdiction, citing loss of land and cash crop farming.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Why you should change your skin, hair products with season
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANSlife) With winters approaching, your skin and hair absolutely starts to feel the difference. The change of season is always a complicated time for both your skin and hair, no matter which month you are on. Though these changes happen with every season they leave some lesion to your hair and skin if neglected. As always, we put up with the changes, and know that as we adjust to the seasons, this too shall pass.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Healthy at Heart
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANSlife) This World Heart Day, let's have a light-hearted conversation about the importance of having a healthy heart and how one should take care of it. Being aware of cardiovascular diseases and measures to prevent them is of utmost importance to all of us, especially adults of over 40 years of age, to ensure they follow a healthy routine.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Artiste community bearing brunt of event cancellations: Kathak guru Dr Rekha Mehra
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANSlife) Noting that due to the Coronavirus pandemic and the resulting lockdown, artistes were among the worst-hit communities, Kathak exponent Dr Rekha Mehra has organised an online talent hunt to assert that despite all odds, the artiste community is active and waiting for opportunities to exhibit talent.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
RBI MPC reschedules policy review meet
Mumbai, Sep 28 (IANS) The Reserve Bank's Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) meet for the penultimate policy review for 2020 has been rescheduled.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
'You don't need to be a shade lighter or a bit less freckled'
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANSlife) Marketing strategies use as a springboard that which resonates with the users most. Unfortunately, nothing resonates as powerfully as our own deeply entrenched, limiting beliefs and the fear narratives they build, believes beauty entrepreneur and founder of vegan personal care brand Plum and Plum BodyLovin', Shankar Prasad.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
22,000 Nepali migrant workers leave for India
Kathmandu, Sep 28 (IANS) Despite threats due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, at least 22,000 Nepalis have left for India in the last four weeks via the Nepalgunj border point for work in the neigbouring country, according to a media report.
2020-09-28
Category: International, Nepal,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
World Heart Day: Ashely lobo on achieving heart health through dance
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANSlife) Indian-Australian choreographer Ashley Lobo, who is also the founder and artistic director of Danceworx Academy and Navdhara Theatre, says that for dancers, dance is the workout and their gym and naturally, their fitness companion.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
NABARD gives clean chit to Reliance Commercial Finance (RCF)
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) The government owned NABARD which has an over Rs 1,000 crore exposure to Reliance Commercial Finance (RCF) has said that no element of fraud was found in the forensic audit report of Grant Thorton.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Even low alcohol use during pregnancy bad for child's brain: Study
Sydney, Sep 28 (IANS) Researchers have found that even low levels of alcohol consumption during pregnancy can have an impact on a child's brain development.
2020-09-28
Category: International, Australia,Health/Medicine
Pak Hindu Council to move ICJ in Jodhpur killing
Islamabad, Sep 28 (IANS) Ramesh Kumar Vankwani, patron-in-chief of the Pakistan Hindu Council (PHC), has called on the Imran Kha government to help them take the case of killing of 11 Pakistani Hindus in the Indian city of Jodhpur to the International Court of Justice (ICJ).
2020-09-28
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Religion,Immigration/Law/Rights
Electronics body seeks deferral of TCS implementation to FY22
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) The India Cellular and Electronics Association (ICEA) has written to the Finance Minister seeking postponement of the implementation of the Tax Collected at Source (TCS) to April 1, 2021.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Do you have enough isolation wards, Delhi HC asks jail officials
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Monday asked prison authorities in Delhi if sufficient number of isolation wards were available to accommodate all prisoners who would surrender in case interim orders to extend their bails were revoked.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
AIFF's three-day international virtual coaching conference begins
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) The three-day International virtual coaching conference being organised by All India Football Federation commenced on Monday.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Unemployment key issue in Bihar polls
Patna, Sep 28 (IANS) No party is leaving anything to chance to win the Bihar assembly elections to be held in October-November this year. All parties are vociferously making several poll promises to entice the voters.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Telangana Cong leaders marching to Raj Bhavan detained
Hyderabad, Sep 28 (IANS) Hyderabad police detained leaders of opposition Congress party marching towards Raj Bhavan as part of the protest over the newly enacted Farm Laws.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
CJI to lawyer: Better to sit in garden than in art gallery
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) A lawyer on Monday was found seated in a garden to argue his matter, through video conferencing, before a bench headed by Chief Justice S.A. Bobde. The Chief Justice said the backdrop of trees was better than being in an art gallery.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Delhi,National
Amazon India adds 'tens of thousands' of delivery partners
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) Giving a major boost to its delivery network, Amazon India said on Monday that it has added tens of thousands of delivery partners to the network to serve the rising customer demand for the festive season.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Domestic gas prices may rise as govt explores floor price mechanism
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) CNG and piped natural gas prices could face an increase this festive season if the government implements a new floor price mechanism for gas produced from domestic fields by companies such as Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC).
2020-09-28
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
4 Bangladeshi contract killers arrested from Birbhum
Kolkata, Sep 28 (IANS) Four Bangladeshi mercenaries were arrested from Santiniketan in Birbhum district of West Bengal, police said on Monday. The police also seized some country-made firearms and explosives from the group of six.
2020-09-28
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Trump, Biden neck-and-neck in N.Carolina, Georgia: Poll
Washington, Sep 28 (IANS) US President Donald Trump and his Democratic rival Joe Biden were neck-and-neck in the swing states of Georgia and North Carolina, according to a new poll.
2020-09-28
Category: International, United States,Politics
Realme sells over 1.3 lakh narzo 20 units in a flash in India
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) Realme sold over 1.3 lakh units of its newly-launched narzo 20 smartphone on its first sale in India and the company aims to reach 50 lakh narzo users with the new series launch, Madhav Sheth, Vice President, Realme and Chief Executive Officer, Realme India and Europe, said on Monday.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Irrfan Khan's son Babil pens moving note
Mumbai, Sep 28 (IANS) Babil Khan, elder son of late actor Irrfan Khan, has penned an emotional note for his father and said that he would give every cell in his presence to remember his skin.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Sui Dhaaga maker Sharat Katariya: My characters come from personal experiences
Mumbai, Sep 28 (IANS) The Varun Dhawan-Anushka Sharma starrer Sui Dhaaga released two years ago on this day. Director Sharat Katariya, opening up on his creative process, says the characters in his films come from his personal experiences.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Suspension of DBT benefits or Aadhaar option to enforce mask wearing
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) People believe increasing fines on every offence and even suspension of DBT benefits or Aadhaar may be considered to enforce the habit of wearing mask, according to a survey by LocalCircles.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Jordan Parliament dissolved ahead of Nov polls
Amman, Sep 28 (IANS) Jordan's Parliament has been dissolved in accordance with a royal decree ahead of the November 10 general elections.
2020-09-28
Category: International, Jordan,Politics
UP Cong, PSPL protest against farm laws
Lucknow, Sep 28 (IANS) The Congress and the Pragatisheel Samajwadi Party Lohia (PSPL), on Monday, held separate agitations in Lucknow to protest against the farmers' bills.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
FedEx packages may soon be delivered by self-flying planes
San Francisco, Sep 28 (IANS) Logistics giant FedEx is looking to use self-flying planes to transport packages to remote places, according to the CEO of the company.
2020-09-28
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Now, Karnataka's Cong MLA Patil tests corona positive
Bengaluru, Sep 28 (IANS) A day after a Congress lawmaker in Karnataka tested positive for coronavirus, another party MLA HK Patil has been found infected, a party official said on Monday.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
IIT Madras, ESPN's AI tool 'Superstats' to enhance IPL experience
Chennai, Sep 28 (IANS) Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT-M) and ESPNcricinfos artificial intelligence (AI) tool 'Superstats is once again enhancing the fans experience of the Indian Premier League (IPL) matches, the company said on Monday.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Technology,Sports
Covid-19 may cause global tsunami of mental health problems
New York, Sep 28 (IANS) Researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have found that Covid-19 pandemic will cause a global tsunami of mental health problems.
2020-09-28
Category: International, United States,National,Health/Medicine
UK could face third Covid-19 wave: Scientist
London, Sep 28 (IANS) A top scientist has warned that the UK could face a third wave of the coronavirus pandemic and believes that lockdowns could only delay the crisis and but it would not permanently stop the disease from spreading.
2020-09-28
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
NIA court sentences IS recruit Subhani Haja to life imprisonment
Kochi, Sep 28 (IANS) A special NIA court here on Monday sentenced Islamic State recruit Subhani Haja Moideen for life and ordered a fine of Rs 2.10 lakh for waging war against the Government of Iraq.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Kerala,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Terrorism
'Lord Venkataramana Swamy, LVB's 1st shareholder will save the bank'
Chennai, Sep 28 (IANS) With Lord Venkataramana Swamy at Thanthonimalai near Karur being the first shareholder, he will not let down the Lakshmi Vilas Bank (LVB), said K.R.Pradeep one of the promoters.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy
IIM Udaipur is the youngest B-School in Global FT MIM Ranking
Jaipur, Sep 28 (IANS) The Indian Institute of Management, Udaipur, is featured in the prestigious FT Masters in Management 2020 Global Ranking on Monday at the 72nd Rank for its two year MBA program. The FT MIM ranking observes top 90 Masters in Management programs globally. IIMU has moved up four places from its 76th Rank in 2019 and is only the fourth IIM along with IIM Ahmedabad, Calcutta and Bangalore to make it to the list this year.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Education
Delhi HC issues notice on 80% reservation of beds in pvt hospitals
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Monday issued a notice over the petition moved by the Delhi government challenging the order passed by a single judge bench, which had stayed its order directing private hospitals in the national capital to reserve 80 per cent of the ICU beds for Covid-19 patients.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Delhi HC orders notices on plea to prevent stubble-burning
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Monday issued notices to the Union government and others on a petition for court directions to authorities concerned to initiate immediate steps to prevent stubble-burning in Punjab, Haryana, and Uttar Pradesh amid the coronavirus pandemic.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights
SC allows CLAT aspirant suspected of Covid to appear for exam
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) The Supreme Court permitted an applicant, who is suspected of being Covid-19 positive, to appear in the CLAT 2020 entrance exam scheduled on Monday.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Health/Medicine
Payal Dev on recreating Mika's 'Sawan mein lag gayi aag'
Mumbai, Sep 28 (IANS) Singer Payal Dev prefers to avoid recreating music, but when she tried her hand at the job recently with an old pop hit, she realised regenerating the magic of a popular number was indeed challenging.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Leaves cancelled for Israeli combat troops, soldiers in training
Tel Aviv, Sep 28 (IANS) The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) have cancelled all leaves for combat troops and soldiers in training for at least the next month due to an increase in the number of Covid-19 cases in the military, the media reported.
2020-09-28
Category: International, Israel,Defence/Security,Politics
IGIA Terminal-2 to resume operations from Oct 1
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) Operations at the Terminal-2 of the Indira Gandhi International Airport here will recommence from October 1 after a gap of around six months.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Don't compare Samson with Dhoni: Gambhir, Sreesanth
Sharjah, Sep 28 (IANS) While all the limelight was taken away by Rahul Tewatia during Rajasthan Royals' historic win over Kings XI Punjab, it was the incredible innings from Sanju Samson which laid the platform for the Steve Smith-led side during their chase at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium.
2020-09-28
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Retired SI gunned down in Bihar's Siwan
Patna, Sep 28 (IANS) In poll-bound Bihar, a retired sub-inspector of Government Railway Police (GRP) has been gunned down by unidentified men in Siwan district. This was second such incident in the north Bihar district in the past 24 hours.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Mamata appoints Alapan Bandopadhyay as new WB Chief Secretary
Kolkata, Sep 28 (IANS) West Bengal Home Secretary Alapan Bandopadhyay has been appointed as the new Chief Secretary to the state government, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee announced on Monday.
2020-09-28
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Kerala flyover's demolition begins; to be rebuilt in 9 months
Kochi, Sep 28 (IANS) Authorities on Monday began the demolition of the Palarivattom flyover and maintained that a new structure would be ready in nine months.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Not to ask RBI to annul AGM decisions: LVB promoter Pradeep
Chennai, Sep 28 (IANS) The voting out of seven Directors, including a promoter does not mean there is a major split within the promoter group of Lakshmi Vilas Bank (LVB), said K.R.Pradeep one of the promoters.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy
Global Covid-19 cases top 33mn mark: Johns Hopkins (Ld)
Washington, Sep 28 (IANS) The overall number of global coronavirus cases on Monday topped the 33 million mark, while the deaths have increased to more than 997,000, according to the Johns Hopkins University.
2020-09-28
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Cong doing drama on the name of farmers: Prakash Javadekar
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) Union Minister of Information and Broadcasting, Prakash Javadekar on Monday attacked the Congress after the Youth Congress workers burnt a tractor near India Gate in protest against the farm laws.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Israel, West Bank, Gaza report Covid-19 resurgence
Jerusalem, Sep 28 (IANS) Fresh coronavirus outbreaks have been reported in Israel, West Bank and Gaza, leading to renewed proposals and measures aimed at curbing a further spread of the virus, it was reported.
2020-09-28
Category: International, Israel,Health/Medicine
SC seeks UPSC response for not postponing exams scheduled on Oct 4
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday sought response from the UPSC as to why the Civil Services (Preliminary) examinations, scheduled on October 4, should not be postponed in the backdrop of the Covid-19 pandemic and heavy rain and floods in several parts of the country.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Immigration/Law/Rights
Samsung grants scholarships to 517 IIT, NIT students in India
Gurugram, Sep 28 (IANS) Samsung India on Monday announced that it has provided scholarships to 517 students at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) and National Institute of Technology (NIT), as part of its 'Samsung Star Scholar programme'.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Haryana,Technology,Education
Goa DGP tests corona positive
Panaji, Sep 28 (IANS) Goa's Director General of Police Mukesh Kumar Meena on Monday tested positive for coronavirus and was admitted to a private hospital near Panaji.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Goa,National,Health/Medicine
Honor to launch 2 new smartwatches in India on Oct 8
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) Smartphone brand Honor is set to expand its wearable portfolio in India with two new smartwatches Watch ES and Watch GS Pro in India on October 8.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
upGrad picks Saranjit Sangar as its UK, Europe, Middle East CEO
Mumbai, Sep 28 (IANS) In a move to strengthen its base into the international markets, edtech startup upGrad on Monday said it has appointed Saranjit Sangar as the CEO for UK, Europe, and Middle East.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Technology,Education
2K families affected by Krishna river flood in AP's Vijayawada
Vijayawada, Sep 28 (IANS) Even as the Krishna river in Andhra Pradesh's Vijayawada has been in spate since Sunday afternoon in the wake of a downpour, officials monitoring the situation said on Monday that around 2,000 families living in the catchment area were affected by floodwater.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Pelosi says another Covid-19 stimulus plan still possible
Washington, Sep 28 (IANS) US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has said that another Covid-19 stimulus plan was still possible as Democrat lawmakers were trying to forge ahead on a smaller aid package worth about $2.4 trillion.
2020-09-28
Category: International, United States,Politics
'Viruses a crown of thorns borne for centuries' (Book Review)
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) It began as "panspermia", a hypothesis that life exists throughout the Universe, that was coined by the 5th century BC Greek polymath Anaxagorus. He theorised that the first contaminants - as also other organisms - made their appearance via meteors that had loosened from large stars and plunged down to earth, carrying "seeds everywhere and thus generating life". Aristotle pipped him at the post with the more believable theory of spontaneous generation of life on earth.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books
NBA: Bam Adebayo stars as Miami Heat reach NBA Finals
New York, Sep 28 (IANS) Bam Adebayo had taken the blame for Miami Heat's loss in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Finals against Boston Celtics. However, he made it up in Game 6 with 32 points and 14 rebounds, taking his side to the NBA Finals for the first time since 2014.
2020-09-28
Category: International, United States,Sports,Other Sports
Punjab Youth Cong workers set tractor ablaze near India Gate, 5 detained (Ld)
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) A day after President Ram Nath Kovind signed the Agriculture Bills and made them laws, the Punjab Youth Congress workers on Monday set ablaze a tractor in the high security India Gate area to protest against the contentious legislation. The Delhi Police detained five people involved in the incident.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Jindal School of Banking & Finance sets up international advisory board
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) A high-profile international advisory board of the Jindal School of Banking & Finance (JSBF) at O.P. Jindal Global University (JGU) has been constituted.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
How Tewatia 'kept faith' and exploded when RR required the most
Sharjah, Sep 28 (IANS) With 51 needed of the last three overs and Sanju Samson dismissed at 85, the game as all but gone for the Rajasthan Royals against Kings XI Punjab. Left-handed Rahul Tewatia -- who came out to bat at two-drop chasing 223 -- had been struggling to get going.
2020-09-28
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Big Ben to be on full display after 3 yrs
London, Sep 28 (IANS) Scaffolding hiding the roof of the Elizabeth Tower, which houses London's iconic Big Ben, will begin to be removed this after three years of extensive renovation.
2020-09-28
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Flipkart Wholesale announces 1st 'Big Festival Month' fashion sale
Bengaluru, Sep 28 (IANS) Flipkart Wholesale, the digital B2B marketplace of Flipkart Group for kiranas and MSMEs, on Monday announced 'Big Festival Month from September 29 to October 31 where over 95 per cent products sourced locally will be made available on the platform.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy,Technology
Mamata slams Centre on 'lack of transparency in providing data'
Kolkata, Sep 28 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday criticised the Centre for what she called "lack of transparency in providing data to the citizens".
2020-09-28
Category: India, West Bengal,National
Vidyamandir Classes launches (VIQ), it's biggest admission and scholarship test of the year
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) Vidyamandir Classes, one of the leading institutes of the test
2020-09-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
All assets and liabilities only in India, nothing overseas, fully disclosed
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) Anil Ambani has made full and fair disclosure of all his assets and liabilities in proceedings as required in a UK Court, and he has reaffirmed that he personally holds no assets outside India.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Heatwave, gusty winds heighten risk of California wildfires
San Francisco, Sep 28 (IANS) The US National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a red flag warning for nearly all of Northern California as a heatwave combined with gusty, dry winds have heightened the risk of wildfires in the already highly-devastated region.
2020-09-28
Category: International, Costa Rica,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Youth injured at Anantnag encounter site succumbs
Srinagar, Sep 28 (IANS) One person injured in a late explosion at an encounter site in South Kashmir's Anantnag district three days back, has succumbed to his injuries, officials said on Monday.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
NASA picks SpaceX for $109.4mn launch services of IMAP mission
Washington, Sep 28 (IANS) NASA has selected SpaceX to provide launch services for the agencys Interstellar Mapping and Acceleration Probe (IMAP) mission which will help researchers better understand the boundary of the heliosphere, a magnetic barrier surrounding our solar system.
2020-09-28
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
UK's Labour overtake ruling Conservatives in latest poll
London, Sep 28 (IANS) In a first since 2019 just before former UK Prime Minister Theresa May's exit from Downing Street, the UK's main opposition Labour Party overtook the ruling Conservatives in a new opinion poll.
2020-09-28
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Diesel prices fall again, petrol unchanged
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) Diesel prices continued its downward movement on Monday on the back of subdued product prices and almost steady crude oil prices globally.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Punjab CM launches stir against farm laws at Bhagat Singh's village
Chandigarh, Sep 28 (IANS) Punjab Congress leaders, led by Chief Minister Amarinder Singh, on Monday launched a sit-in agitation against the contentious agricultural laws at Khatkar Kalan in Nawanshahr, the birthplace of Bhagat Singh.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Video of Bhopal officer thrashing wife goes viral
Bhopal, Sep 28 (IANS) A video of a senior IPS officer in Bhopal beating his wife has gone viral.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
2020 G20 Leaders' Summit to be held virtually in Nov
Riyadh, Sep 28 (IANS) The 2020 G20 Leaders Summit will be held virtually on November 21?22 and will be chaired by the Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, the G20 presidency said in a statement on Monday.
2020-09-28
Category: International, Saudi Arabia,Politics
Qantas 8 weeks away from running out of money
Sydney, Sep 28 (IANS) A Sydney court heard on Monday that Australia's flag carrier Qantas was just eight weeks away from running out of money due to massive losses incurred in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.
2020-09-28
Category: International, Australia,Politics
Centre to SC: Decision on waiver of interest on interest likely soon
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) The Centre on Monday informed the Supreme Court that a decision on the issue of waiver of interest on interest on deferred EMIs during the moratorium is at an advanced stage and likely to be taken within two or three days.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights
Youth injured at encounter site succumbs
Srinagar, Sep 28 (IANS) One person injured after an unexploded shell went off at an encounter site at Sirhama in South Kashmir's Anantnag district on Friday has succumbed to his injuries, officials said on Monday.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Manali paraglider pilot who took Modi to skies flying high
Manali, Sep 28 (IANS) Twenty-seven years after he took Narendra Modi to the skies, the pilot of a paraglider is flying high over the Prime Minister's visit to this picturesque tourist resort in Himachal Pradesh on October 3.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National
NZ-Aus travel bubble could be possible before 2020 end: Ardern
Wellington, Sep 28 (IANS) New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Monday that an air bubble between her country and some Australian states was possible by the end of this year.
2020-09-28
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Hockey India conducts online course for improving coaching standards
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) In a bid to continuously improve the standard of coaching across the country, Hockey India has been conducting the 'Basic' Level coaching course (online) for over 130 candidates from all 31 state member units. The candidates are divided into six groups and the course is being conducted from September 23 to October 10.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Hockey
Chatbot-based AI health apps can't be your doctor: Study
New York, Sep 28 (IANS) As millions of people turn to their mobile devices to talk to chatbot-based health apps, researchers have revealed that existing apps lack the functions to support the full diagnostic process of a traditional visit to a medical facility.
2020-09-28
Category: International, United States,Technology,Health/Medicine
Sensex soars 400 points; auto, banking stocks rise
Mumbai, Sep 28 (IANS) The key Indian equity indices traded on a positive note on Monday morning with the BSE Sensex gaining over 400 points.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Best save ever seen in my life: Sachin on Pooran's fielding effort
Sharjah, Sep 28 (IANS) Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar was full of praise for Nicholas Pooran after the West Indian came out with a stunning fielding effort during Kings XI Punjab's crushing defeat by Rajasthan Royals in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 clash at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium.
2020-09-28
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Worst-hit Aus state reports lowest cases after curbs eased
Melbourne, Sep 28 (IANS) Australia's Victoria on Monday reported five new Covid-19 cases, the lowest since June 12, after coronavirus restrictions were eased in the country's worst-hit state by the pandemic.
2020-09-28
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
Singer Paloma Faith opens up on her postpartum depression
Los Angeles, Sep 28 (IANS) Singer Paloma Faith, who is expecting her second child, has opened up about anxiety issues and postpartum depression that she faced had after her first childbirth three years ago.
2020-09-28
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Now politics begin over Krishna Janmabhoomi in Mathura
Lucknow, Sep 28 (IANS) Two days after a civil suit was filed in a Mathura court, seeking ownership of the entire 13.37 acres of Krishna Janambhoomi land in the temple town and removal of the Shahi Idgah Masjid, politics has begun in right earnest on the issue.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Religion
Samsung Galaxy Z Fold2: When luxury meets multitasking
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) Smartphone manufacturers are trying various form factors to woo the new-rich, traditional wealthy families and individual professionals and Samsung has taken a definite lead in the luxury premium segment with its Galaxy Fold series.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Lakshmi Vilas Bank to be run by 3 independent directors' panel
Mumbai, Sep 28 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India has approved that the day-to-day affairs of Lakshmi Vilas Bank will be run by a Committee of Directors (CoD) comprising three independent directors.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Punjab Youth Cong workers set tractor ablaze near India Gate
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) A day after President Ram Nath Kovind signed the Agriculture Bill's and made them laws, the Punjab Youth Congress workers on Monday set ablaze a tractor in the high security India Gate area to protest against the contentious legislation.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
K'taka Bandh evokes good response in early hours
Bengaluru, Sep 28 (IANS) A day-long Karnataka Bandh (state wide shutdown) called by several farmers, Dalits and pro-Kannada organisations against the passage of agriculture related Bills in Parliament on Monday saw protesters engaged in efforts to make it a success across the state.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Quartararo reclaims MotoGP championship lead with win in Catalunya
Barcelona, Sep 28 (IANS) Back to winning ways, Fabio Quartararo (Petronas Yamaha SRT) returned to the top step for the first time since the Andalucia GP with a classy ride at the Gran Premi Monster Energy de Catalunya.
2020-09-28
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Motorsports
B'desh reports 1,275 new Covid-18 cases
Dhaka, Sep 28 (IANS) Bangladesh reported 1,275 new novel coronavirus cases in a 24-hour time period, taking overall tally to 359,148, according to health officials.
2020-09-28
Category: International, Bangladesh,Health/Medicine,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
B'desh requests Saudi to increase flights
Dhaka, Sep 28 (IANS) Bangladesh has requested Saudi Arabia to increase flights between the two countries so that the expatriates stranded in Dhaka can return to their workplaces, the media reported.
2020-09-28
Category: International, Bangladesh,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Raj violence: RAF deployed after 2 die in police firing
Jaipur, Sep 28 (IANS) The Rajasthan Police on Monday confirmed that two persons have died and another two were injured in police firing used to control violence that rocked Dungarpur in the last four days.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
68% lost jobs in Dhaka, Chittagong due to Covid-19
Dhaka, Sep 28 (IANS) Around 68 per cent of the people who were working in Bangladesh's urban areas of Dhaka and Chittagong have lost their jobs due to the coronavirus pandemic, a new World Bank report has revealed.
2020-09-28
Category: International, Bangladesh,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Man surrenders in UP with 'Don't Shoot Me' placard
Sambhal (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 28 (IANS) A man walked into a Uttar Pradesh police station wearing a placard around his neck that said: "I feel afraid of Sambhal police. I confess my mistakes. I am surrendering. Please do not shoot me."
2020-09-28
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Uyghur Muslims denied fasting during Ramzan by Chinese regime: Isa
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 28 (IANS) President of the World Uyghur Congress, Dolkan Isa, who is in exile in Germany has said that the Muslim population of China are not even allowed fasting in the holy month of Ramzan and are "forcefully fed through community kitchens".
2020-09-28
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Taliban attacks 24 Afghan provinces in a day
Kabul, Sep 28 (IANS) The Afghan Ministry of Defence has said the Taliban staged attacks in 24 provinces of the country in the past 24 hours.
2020-09-28
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
'Balika Vadhu' serial director sells veggies in UP's Azamgarh
Azamgarh (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 28 (IANS) He is just another face in the crowd but when he talks about his background, one realises what time and circumstances have done to this man.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Human Interest/Society
'Recognition of US-Taliban deal key to move forward'
Kabul, Sep 28 (IANS) The Taliban has insisted that without recognizing the deal with the US as a main foundation of the peace process in Afghanistan, the continuation of current talks between both sides of the negotiations will have no meaning, the media reported.
2020-09-28
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Anirban Lahiri enjoys T6 finish at Corales Puntacana Championship
Punta Cana (Dominican Republic), Sep 28 (IANS) India's Anirban Lahiri enjoyed his first top-10 on the PGA Tour in nearly two years following a tied sixth finish at the Corales Puntacana Resort & Club Championship.
2020-09-28
Category: International, Dominican Republic,Sports,Golf
India has over 60L Covid cases
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) With a spike of 82,170 coronavirus cases and 1,039 deaths in 24 hours, India's tally on Monday breached the 60 lakh-mark with a total of 60,74,702 cases.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
KL Rahul currently holds Orange Cap, Purple with Mohammad Shami
Sharjah, Sep 28 (IANS) Kings XI Punjab skipper KL Rahul has got hold of the Orange Cap while his teammate Mohammad Shami took the Purple Cap from Delhi Capitals' Kagiso Rabada following Sunday's Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 match against Rajasthan Royals.
2020-09-28
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Samsung may log $54.5bn in sales, to sell 80mn Galaxy phones in Q3
Seoul, Sep 28 (IANS) Samsung is expected to report strong third-quarter earnings, analysts said on Monday, as its mainstay semiconductor business remained solid despite a decline in memory prices, while its mobile and home appliance sales soared on pent-up demand amid the pandemic.
2020-09-28
Category: International, South Korea,Business/Economy,Technology
Sucheeta Trivedi: Don't know why people make a big deal about sex scenes
Mumbai, Sep 28 (IANS) Actress Sucheeta Trivedi fails to fathom why some people make a big deal about bold content on OTT platforms.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Abdullah to begin Pakistan visit on Monday
Islamabad, Sep 28 (IANS) Abdullah Abdullah, Chairman of the High Council for National Reconciliation (HCNR) of Afghanistan, will begin his three-day official visit to Pakistan on Monday as efforts are underway to seek a political end to the two-decade-long conflict in the war-torn country, the Foreign Office here said.
2020-09-28
Category: International, Pakistan,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Teen mauled to death by leopard in UP
Lakhimpur Kheri (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 28 (IANS) A 13-year-old boy was mauled to death by a leopard near the Dudhwa forest range in Dhaurahra area of Lakhimpur Kheri district.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
1,200 inmates in UP jails test Covid positive
Lucknow, Sep 28 (IANS) In the 71 jails across Uttar Pradesh, there are 1,200 inmates who have been infected with Covid-19.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Google slams arbitration system in Australia's new media code
San Francisco, Sep 28 (IANS) Google has slammed Australias draft News Media Bargaining Code again, saying that the highly unusual, largely untested, one-sided arbitration system in the proposed law will not allow fair negotiations and no business can operate with that level of uncertainty.
2020-09-28
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Immigration/Law/Rights
Bandit sisters' gang held in UP
Moradabad (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 28 (IANS) Three sisters have been arrested in Moradabad for looting women passengers during shared trips on public transport vehicles, especially three-wheelers.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
French Open: Konta knocked out in opening round, Halep advances
Paris, Sep 28 (IANS) American teenager Coco Gauff caused the biggest upset on the opening-day play at the Roland Garros, defeating ninth seed Johanna Konta of Great Britain in straight sets.
2020-09-28
Category: International, France,Sports,Tennis
Protesters gather outside Sharif's London residence
London, Sep 28 (IANS) More than 20 protesters gathered outside former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's residence in London, hurling slogans and abuses against him, the media reported on Monday.
2020-09-28
Category: International, United Kingdom,Indo-Pak/Pakistan