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Sebi bans Karvy Stock Broking for unauthorised use of clients' money (IANS Impact)
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) After a major scandal hit the stock markets with the brazen modus operandi of misusing clients' funds, the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) has banned Karvy Stock Broking (KSBL) from taking new client and executing trades.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
RBI enhances scope of non-resident rupee accounts
Mumbai, Nov 22 (IANS) To popularise cross-border transactions in Indian rupee, the Reserve Bank has enhanced the scope of 'Special Non-resident Rupee' (SNRR) by allowing persons residing outside India to open such accounts for purposes like external commercial borrowing and trade credit in INR.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Airtel, VIL, Tata seek review of SC's AGR order for waiver (2nd Lead)
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Bharti Airtel, Vodafone Idea Ltd and Tata Teleservices on Friday individually filed review petitions in Supreme Court on the recent AGR verdict seeking waivers on penalties and interest, and interest on penalties, according to sources.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights
JNUSU, MHRD meetings end, ball in varsity admin's court
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) A series of meetings between the High Power Committee of the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) and the students' representatives of Jawaharlal Nehru University ended on Friday evening. The committee will now table its recommendations before the JNU administration which will take a call on the students' demands.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
'Mamata interested in importing bicycles from Bangladesh'
Kolkata, Nov 22 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday evinced interest to import bicycles from Bangladesh during a meeting with the neighbouring country's Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.
2019-11-22
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
36 terrorists detected, 24 arrested in Interpol ops
Singapore, Nov 22 (IANS) A massive border operation coordinated by Interpol has detected 36 suspected foreign terrorists in addition to other criminals travelling across Southeast Asia.
2019-11-22
Category: International, Singapore,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Cong releases final list, gets battle-ready for Jharkhand
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) The Congress on Friday announced its final list of candidates for the five-phase Jharkhand Assembly elections slated to start on November 30.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Piyush Sahdev trying to make workplace better for female colleagues
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Actor Piyush Sahdev, who is currently playing a pivotal role in the TV show "Yeh Teri Galiyan", says it is important for women to feel safe, and that he always tries his best to create a secure and better working environment for his co-actresses.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz
SC to hear plea for Ravidas temple's permanent structure
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear a plea seeking a permanent structure for the Guru Ravidas temple in Tughlaqabad forest area, instead of a porta cabin recommended by the Centre. The temple was demolished by DDA in August on the top court's orders.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Religion
What we saw at Eden is a step forward for Test cricket: Ganguly
Kolkata, Nov 22 (IANS) BCCI President Sourav Ganguly on Friday thanked the fans at Eden Gardens in a felicitation ceremony that was held at the end of the first day's play in the first ever day-night Test involving India.
2019-11-22
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
Twitter fans laud Ishant's 5-wicket haul with pink ball
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Twitter users hailed Indian pacer Ishant Sharma on Friday after he earned the distinction of becoming the first Indian bowler to bowl with a pink ball, first to get a maiden over, first wicket, and first to bag five wickets in an inning in the new format of Test cricket.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Gujarat Police hunts for passport of godman Nithyanand
Ahmedabad, Nov 22 (IANS) Gujarat Police is now tracing the passport of absconding self-proclaimed godman Nithyanand as they got information that he might flee abroad, officials said on Friday.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Gujarat,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Twitterati come up with own spin on new Tesla vehicle
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) After Tesla CEO Elon Musk unveiled his company's six-seater electric "Cybertruck" starting at a price-tag of $39,900, Twitter fans went into a spin with 71.6K tweets, with many users making fun of the new vehicle.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
D/N matches not as exciting as day Tests: Domingo
Kolkata, Nov 22 (IANS) Bangladesh coach Russell Domingo said on Friday that pink ball cricket was fine occasionally, but it cannot be the norm.
2019-11-22
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
Indo-Bangla ties at their best now: Sheikh Hasina (2nd Lead)
Kolkata, Nov 22 (IANS) India-Bangladesh ties are at their best now, visiting Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said here on Friday, expressing her country's desire to continue the "excellent relationship" between the neighbours.
2019-11-22
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
JIL home buyers favour NBCC bid, seek change in vote timeline
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Expresssing their support to the resolution plan of NBCC (India), homebuyers of Jaypee Infratech on Friday wrote to their authorised representative in the Committee of Creditors (CoC), requesting the PSU's bid be put to vote first.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Healthy competition makes us perform better: Ishant
Kolkata, Nov 22 (IANS) Pace spearhead Ishant Sharma feels that healthy competition in the Indian team helps the fast bowlers perform better.
2019-11-22
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
SC declines Karnataka plea challenging NGT order on 3 lakes
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday declined to entertain a plea by Karnataka government challenging a National Green Tribunal ruling to deposit Rs 500 crore in an escrow account for failing to take action on pollution in three lakes in Bengaluru.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Muthoot Finance to acquire IDBI Mutual Fund
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Foraying into the mutual fund space, Muthoot Finance Ltd said on Friday that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire IDBI Asset Management Ltd (IDBI AMC) and IDBI MF Trustee Company Ltd for Rs 215 crore.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Tata Motors, Yes Bank to be dropped from BSE Senesex
Mumbai, Nov 22 (IANS) Automobile giant Tata Motors and Tata Motors DVR along with lender Yes Bank and natural resources major Vedanta will be dropped from the 30-scrip sensitive S&P BSE Sensex from December 23, 2019.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Former Bhushan Steel CMD arrested in money laundering case
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) The ED on Friday said that it has arrested Bhushan Steel and Power Ltd's former CMD Sanjay Singal in connection with a money laundering probe.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Only 9% children get nutritious food: Irani
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Union Minister for Women and Child Welfare Smriti Irani on Friday said that only 9 per cent of the children in the country get proper nutritious food.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Delhi AQI in very poor range but relief likely on Saturday
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Delhi's air quality index (AQI) has deteriorated sharply to 339 on Friday with a toxic haze covering the city and neighbouring areas but relief is likely to come on Saturday as wind speed provides ventilation for the pollutants.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Indo-Bangla ties at their best now: Sheikh Hasina
Kolkata, Nov 22 (IANS) Indo-Bangla ties are at their best now, visiting Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said here on Friday while expressing her country's desire to continue the "excellent relationship" between the neighbouring nations.
2019-11-22
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Team India's physio treats Bangla batsman, earns Twitter praise
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) A sporting gesture of Team India physio to treat a Bangladeshi batsman on the opening day of the maiden pink-ball, day-night Test match earned praise from Twitter fans.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket,Technology
China's shooting chief confident of Olympics despite India's rise
Putian (China), Nov 22 (IANS) China won two golds, one silver and one bronze medal in individual competitions at the 2019 ISSF World Cup final here as the country's shooting chief Li Jingsong claimed on Friday that he is confident of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics despite a tough challenge from an emerging India.
2019-11-22
Category: International, China,Sports,Other Sports
Business leadership award for Wipro czar Premji
Bengaluru, Nov 22 (IANS) Software major Wipro's Founder Chairman Azim Premji was conferred with the Madras Management Association - Amalgamations Business Leadership award 2019, by the Chennai-based professional association for building a business with integrity and ethics to make it a global IT powerhouse, said an official on Friday.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy
Police withdraw order asking 9 Muslim cops to not sport beard
Jaipur, Nov 22 (IANS) Nine Muslim policemen in Alwar, who were ordered to get their beards removed, were on Friday allowed to sport it by a senior police officer following adverse reaction from the community which threatened protest against the order.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
PM Hasina checks on Liton, Nayeem after head injuries
Kolkata, Nov 22 (IANS) Liton Das and Nayeem Hasan, the two concussed Bangladesh players, caught the eye of Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina as she personally spoke to the players to know about their condition.
2019-11-22
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
Fouaad Mirza seals historic Olympic qualification
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Fouaad Mirza on Friday became the first Indian equestrian in 20 years to seal an Olympic quota. The double Asian Games medallist finished top in Group G in the individual event category of the qualifiers for South East Asia, Oceania.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
BJP raises conversion issue ahead of Jharkhand polls
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) With just a few days left for the Jharkhand polls, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has once again raised the issue of conversion. In order to stop conversions, Nishikant Dubey, the BJP MP from Godda, suggested that the Central government deny such people the benefits of reservation.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
SC notice on validity of Aadhaar access to private entities
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday issued notice to the Centre on a plea seeking examination of the constitutional validity of amended Aadhaar law and the associated regulations allowing private entities to use the unique identification as proof of identity for opening bank accounts and mobile phone connections.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
'Adithya Varma' is more of 'Arjun Reddy' (Review; Rating: * *)
"Adhitya Varma" (Tamil film); Cast: Dhruv Vikram, Banita Sandhu; Direction: Gireesaya; Rating: * *(two stars)
2019-11-22
Category: India, New Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Hong Kong would have been obliterated in 14 minutes: Trump
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) US President Donald Trump made a sensational claim on Friday, saying "Hong Kong would have been obliterated in 14 minutes" had he not intervened with Chinese President Xi Jinping.
2019-11-22
Category: International, India,Politics
Twitterati react to reports on Thackeray as CM
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Shiv Sena leader Uddhav Thackeray trended on Twitter after media reports that he was the consensus choice as the new Maharashtra Chief Minister, heading the coalition government involving his party, the NCP and the Congress.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Technology
Esha Deol: I am open to good scripts and roles
Mumbai, Nov 22 (IANS) Esha Deol is on the lookout for good scripts and roles after her comeback post marriage and motherhood.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Gangster belonging to Punjab deported from Armenia
Chandigarh, Nov 22 (IANS) In a major breakthrough in its campaign against gangsters, Punjab Police is all set to arrest wanted gangster Sukhpreet Singh Dhaliwal, alias Budda, from Delhi airport after successfully securing his deportation from Armenia.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Terrorism
Divya Khosla Kumar: Never been dependent on my husband for work
Mumbai, Nov 22 (IANS) Actress-filmmaker Divya Khosla Kumar, who is the wife of T-Series head and film producer Bhushan Kumar, has said that she has never depended on her husband to get work in the film industry.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Kohli, Pujara stand tall after Ishant wreaks havoc with five-for
Kolkata, Nov 22 (IANS) The red-hot Indian pace battery ran through the fragile Bangladesh batting like a hot knife through butter, before Cheteshwar Pujara and Virat Kohli eased to typically classy half centuries as India reached 174/3 at stumps on Day 1 of the first pink ball Test here on Friday.
2019-11-22
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
File response on cost-sharing on expressways: SC to Delhi govt
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday asked the Delhi government to file a proper affidavit clarifying its response on the issues related to the cost-sharing for the eastern and western peripheral expressways, both 135 km each, aimed at de-congesting traffic in the national capital.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
'A Story Takes Flight' for Gwyneth Paltrow, Kate Hudson, Zoe Saldana in Dubai
Dubai, Nov 22 (IANS) An eight-minute short film titled "A Story Takes Flight", starring Hollywood stars Gwyneth Paltrow, Zoe Saldana and Kate Hudson, has captured the imagination of netizens with its vivid portrayal of landscapes in and around Dubai.
2019-11-22
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Rs 809 cr allocated to repair 4,861 railway bridges: Goyal
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on Friday informed the Rajya Sabha that railways has sanctioned 4,168 bridges for repair and strengthening this year at an estimated cost of Rs 809 crore.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Delhi,National
RSS affiliate backs Feroz Khan on BHU row
New Delhi/Varanasi, Nov 22 (IANS) In a strong show of support, RSS's affiliate Samskrit Bharati has come out in support of Dr Firoze Khan and urged the protesting students to go back to their classes. The Sangh affiliate, in a show of solidarity, has asked Khan to "fearlessly make his contributions at the University."
2019-11-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Religion
Would have loved to play D/N Tests: Dravid
Kolkata, Nov 22 (IANS) He was one of the best that India had when it came to Test cricket and former India skipper Rahul Dravid believes that Day-Night Test is definitely a brilliant idea if that is what the fans want.
2019-11-22
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
Did BJP make last-ditch attempt to lure back Thackeray?
Mumbai, Nov 22 (IANS) A dejected Bharatiya Janata Party is said to have made "a desperate last-minute" attempt to win over its former ally Shiv Sena back to its fold, authoritative party sources revealed on Friday.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Man climbs atop Odisha varsity library, rescued after lengthy operation
Bhubaneswar, Nov 22 (IANS) After a lengthy operation, a man who climbed atop the Parija Library on the premises of Utkal University here threatening to commit suicide was rescued by the fire services personnel on Friday.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Orissa,National,Human Interest/Society
Railways needs Rs 50 lakh cr in next 12 yrs: Piyush Goyal
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) The Indian Railways will require about Rs 50 lakh crores in the next 12 years to meet the demands of new lines, better services and quality of services, said Railway Minister Piyush Goyal at the Rajya Sabha on Friday.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Delhi,National
Politicising human tragedy is inhuman: Odisha CM
Bhubaneswar, Nov 22 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday said politicising any human tragedy, especially relating to women, is inhuman and this kind of politics would never give any returns.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Orissa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
'A Story Takes Flight' for Gwyneth Paltrow, Kate Hudson, Zoe Saldanah in Dubai
Dubai, Nov 22 (IANS) An eight-minute short film titled "A Story Takes Flight", starring Hollywood stars Gwyneth Paltrow, Zoe Saldana and Kate Hudson, has captured the imagination of netizens with its vivid portrayal of landscapes in and around Dubai.
2019-11-22
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
NBCC has over Rs 1,660 cr dues towards vendors
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) State-run construction major NBCC (India) has dues of around Rs 1,668 crore towards its vendors, according to the Ministry of Housing and Urban Development.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Victoria's Secret cancels annual fashion show
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Leading lingerie brand Victoria's Secret has cancelled its annual fashion show amid dwindling television ratings and increasing criticism of the event, a media report said on Friday.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
SC to hear Maradu flat owners' plea in open court
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear pleas of some Maradu flat owners, in an open court, in Kochi seeking suitable relief from the builders of the housing complex.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Immigration/Law/Rights
Toyota India launches fast track loan facility for customers (Lead with correction)
Bengaluru, Nov 22 (IANS) Japanese car maker Toyota has launched a facility for fast tracking car loans to its customers in India within 30 minutes of their applying.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy
Cong's J&K doublespeak? Anti-mobile in 2003, for net in 2019
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) In a major embarassment for the Congress, which has been demanding internet connections be restored in Jammu and Kashmir, its leader in the Lok Sabha Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury's 2003 parliamentary question where he had drawn a connection between terrorism and mobile use in the Kashmir Valley has emerged.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Delhi,National
BJP MP moves Bill to make cleanliness a fundamental duty
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party member Prabhat Jha moved the Constitution (Amendment) Bill, 2017 (amendment of article 51A) in the Upper House on Friday seeking to make cleanliness a fundamental duty and called for a mass movement to propagate the message of Clean India.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Delhi,National
YRF turns 50 in '20 with biggies flaunting Akshay, Ranveer, Ranbir
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) One of Bollywood's most powerful production houses, Yash Raj Films (YRF), turns 50 next year, and movie buffs look forward to keen celebrations. However, YRF are traditionally not given to overt hype or publicity drives, and like everything they do, studio sources have been tightlipped about its 2020 plan of action.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Salman bhai takes final decision on music of film: Composer Sajid
Mumbai, Nov 22 (IANS) Bollywood composer Sajid Ali Khan, of the Sajid-Wajid duo that has collaborated with Salman Khan on several films, says the 53-year-old superstar takes the final decision when it comes to music of their films, adding that Salman is a talented and musical person.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Indo-Bangla ties at their best now: Sheikh Hasina
Kolkata, Nov 22 (IANS) The ties between India and Bangladesh are at their best now, visiting Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said here on Friday while expressing her country's desire to continue the "excellent relations" between the neighbouring nations.
2019-11-22
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
India's forex reserves rise to over $448 bn
Mumbai, Nov 22 (IANS) India's foreign exchange reserves rose by $441 million during the week ended November 15, official data showed on Friday.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Consider RO manufacturers' material before notification: SC
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday asked the RO (reverse osmosis) Manufacturers Association to approach the Centre on the National Green Tribunal order banning the use of the water purification technology where the TDS (total dissolved solids) content is below 500 mg per litre.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights
Airtel, Vodafone Idea move SC for waiving AGR penalties
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) The country's two top telecom operators - Vodafone Idea and Airtel - on Friday filed review petitions in the Supreme Court against its AGR verdict, just ahead of the 30-day time period expiring Saturday since the court's order dealt a financial body blow to the already battered industry neck deep in debts and losses
2019-11-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights
Ganguly, Dalmiya felicitate breast cancer survivors at Eden
Kolkata, Nov 22 (IANS) On the historic day of India's first ever Pink ball Day-Night Test Match at Eden Gardens, Global Cancer Trust made a unique attempt to bring smiles to breast cancer survivors.
2019-11-22
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
Uddhav unanimous choice for Maharashtra CM: Pawar
Mumbai, Nov 22 (IANS) A crucial two-hour long meeting of the Shiv Sena-Nationalist Congress Party-Congress concluded here on Friday evening with a call to Sena President Uddhav Thackeray to accept the post of Maharashtra Chief Minister.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Mumbai qualifiers of Red Bull Shuttle Up on Nov 23
Mumbai, Nov 22 (IANS) The second edition of Red Bull Shuttle Up -- Indias first ever exclusive womens badminton doubles tournament -- will be back in action with the upcoming qualifiers round on November 23 in Mumbai.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Badminton
Arshad Warsi: Earlier you were an actor, now you're a product
Mumbai, Nov 22 (IANS) When he started off in Bollywood almost 30 years ago, all an actor needed to do was act. Now the scenario has changed. Actors are no longer just 'actors. They are 'products. They are 'commodities that need to be 'sold, feels Arshad Warsi.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Telangana HC's green light for RTC privatisation
Hyderabad, Nov 22 (IANS) The Telangana High Court on Friday dismissed a petition against the state government's decision to privatise 5,100 routes of state-owned Telangana State Road Transport Corporation (TSRTC).
2019-11-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Abu Dhabi Investment Authority keen to invest in Kerala: CM
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 22 (IANS) The Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA) has expressed its desire to invest in Kerala, said Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Kerala,Business/Economy
Bigg Boss 13: Haters call Asim Riaz 'terrorist', police complaint filed
Mumbai, Nov 22 (IANS) "Bigg Boss 13" contestant Asim Riazs brother Umar Riyaz has filed a complaint with the cybercrime cell after netizens posted nasty comments on social media about the former's religion and state (Jammu and Kashmir), and called him a 'terrorist.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Google Cloud Print will be killed off in Dec 2021
San Francisco, Nov 22 (IANS) US based search engine giant Google has announced that Cloud Print, its cloud-based printing solution, will be retired at the end of next year.
2019-11-22
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Fabid, Dean-Gaurav showdown adds spice to Round 4 of INRC
Bengaluru, Nov 22 (IANS) Just like the good old days, a battle royale between the Reds and the Yellows is on the anvil as the Champions Yacht Club FMSCI Indian National Rally Championship enters its final stretch, with its Round 4, the K-1000 Rally, set to begin here on Saturday.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Motorsports
BJP loss in bypolls, civic polls highlight party factionalism
Jaipur, Nov 22 (IANS) The BJP's consecutive losses in by-polls and municipal elections have left the party red faced highlighting the deep factionalism prevalent in the party.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Cong in UP takes up Brahmins' cause
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) The Congress in Uttar Pradesh has accused the state government of shielding the people who are responsible for the killing of the members of the Brahmin community.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Piyush Sahdev is trying to make workplace better for female colleagues
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Actor Piyush Sahdev, who is currently playing a pivotal role in the TV show "Yeh Teri Galiyan", says it is important for women to feel safe, and he always tries his best to make a secure and better working environment for her co-actresses.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Seems Sharif recovered with a glance at aeroplane: Imran
Mianwali, Nov 22 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan took a dig at former PM Nawaz Sharif on Friday saying it is a matter to probe whether he (Sharif) recovered with just a glance at the aeroplane?
2019-11-22
Category: International, Pakistan,International
BJP, TMC clash in LS over para-teachers' strike
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) The Lok Sabha on Friday was astir over indefinite protests by para-teachers in West Bengal with the treasury benches alleging Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's failure to deal with the issue and Trinamool Congress members rejecting any blame.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Delhi,National
Old Bollywood songs return on TikTok
Mumbai, Nov 22 (IANS) Weeks ago a woman named Priyanka Kandwal became talk of the town for her strong resemblance to late Bollywood star Madhubala. Thanks to the "TikTok ki Madhubala" and her videos, now #oldisgold is trending on TikTok.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Kartik Aaryan gets a surprise from parents on birthday
Mumbai, Nov 22 (IANS) Actor Kartik Aaryan, who is busy shooting "Dostana 2", got a suprise from his parents on his 29th birthday on Friday.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Dev Patel traumatised after shoot of 'Hotel Mumbai'
Mumbai, Nov 22 (IANS) Actor Dev Patel, who is awaiting the release of the film "Hotel Mumbai" in India, says it was a "traumatic" experience to shoot for the movie based on the 26/11 terrorist attacks in Mumbai.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Hollywood
Ishita Dutta thanks fans for loving her new look in 'Bepanah Pyaar'
Mumbai, Nov 22 (IANS) Actress Ishita Dutta, who is currently playing the lead role on the ongoing TV show "Bepanah Pyaar", has left her fans in awe of her new look.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Kohli becomes fastest to 5000 Test runs as captain
Kolkata, Nov 22 (IANS) Virat Kohli on Friday became the fastest to reach 5000 Test runs as captain of a team. Kohli has taken 86 innings to get to the milestone, thus pipping former Australian skipper Ricky Ponting who took 97 innings to get there.
2019-11-22
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
YRF turns 50 in '20 with biggies flaunting Akshay, Ranveer, Ranbir
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) One of Bollywood's most powerful production houses, Yash Raj Films (YRF), turns 50 next year, and movie buffs look forward to keen celebrations. However, YRF are traditionally not given to overt hype or publicity drives, and like everything they do, studio sources have been tightlipped about its 2020 plan of action.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Profit booking, weak rupee pull indices lower; Sensex down 215 pts (Roundup)
Mumbai, Nov 22 (IANS) Profit bookings in key counters such as banking along with subdued foreign fund inflows and a weak rupee pulled the key indices of the Indian equity markets lower on Friday.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Smartphone can help detect mental, physical stress
London, Nov 22 (IANS) It is possible to use our smartphones without any other wearables to accurately extract vital parameters, such as heart beat rate and stress level, claims a new study.
2019-11-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
Mehul Choksi's company tops RBI's list of wilful defaulters
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has for the first time released a list of top 30 wilful defaulters in response to an RTI application.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Rs 11L, old currency seized in CBI raids at Ibobi's residences (2nd Lead)
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) The CBI on Friday carried out searches at nine locations in Manipur, Meghalaya and Haryana, including the residence of former Chief Minister O. Ibobi Singh and said that it has recovered cash to the tune of Rs 11.47 lakh and Rs 26.49 lakh in demonetised currency from his residence.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Uddhav Thackeray unanimous choice for Maharashtra CM: Pawar
Mumbai, Nov 22 (IANS) A crucial two-hour-long meeting of the Shiv Sena-Nationalist Congress Party-Congress concluded here on Friday evening with a call to Sena President Uddhav Thackeray to accept the post of Maharashtra Chief Minister.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Army rescues over 300 stuck near Zojila Pass after snowfall
Srinagar, Nov 22 (IANS) As many as 300-350 people, including women and children, stuck on the road to the Zojila Pass, connecting the Kashmir Valley to Ladakh, following heavy snowfall have been rescued by the Indian Army, a defence release said on Friday.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Environment/Wildlife
IFFI mismanaged, even Amitabh's driver went missing: Goa Congress
Panaji, Nov 22 (IANS) Accusing the organisers of the 50th International Film Festival of India (IFFI) of mismanaging the affairs of India's biggest film festival, the Congress in Goa on Friday said that the height of the festival authority's mismanagement was that Amitabh Bachchan, who was a guest of honour at the festival's inauguration on November 20, was left stranded on his way out after his driver went missing.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Goa,National,Cinema/Showbiz,Politics
Sanju Samson's laughter emoji on Twitter gets fans' support
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Indian cricketer Sanju Samson on Friday posted a laughter emoji on his Twitter handle as a reaction to his non-inclusion in the Indian team for the home T20 and One-Dayer series against West Indies, earning praise and support from his fans.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
13 arrested for lynching 2 youths in Cooch Behar
Kolkata, Nov 22 (IANS) Thirteen persons have been arrested for their alleged involvement in the lynching of two youths on suspicion of cattle smuggling in north Bengal's Cooch Behar district, and raids are still on to nab the other culprits, a senior police officer said on Friday.
2019-11-22
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
PayPal declines to extend services to Pakistan
Islamabad, Nov 22 (IANS) Pakistan government officials on Friday said that as of now PayPal, an American company which operates a worldwide online payment system that supports online money transfers, has refused to extend its services to Pakistan.
2019-11-22
Category: International, Pakistan,International
Andhra Pradesh cancels licenses of all bars
Amaravati, Nov 22 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh government on Friday cancelled the licenses of all existing bars in the state.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy,Human Interest/Society
Ganguly's selfie wins praise from fans on Twitter
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) BCCI President Sourav Ganguly on Friday tweeted a selfie with euphoric spectators at the Eden Garden in the background, garnering 2.8K retweets and 32.1K likes.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Political vendetta behind CBI raids: Manipur Congress
Guwahati, Nov 22 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) conducted simultaneous raids at the official and private residences of former Manipur Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh in Imphal and Thoubal since Friday morning even as the opposition Congress in the northeastern state indicated political vendetta behind the move.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics
Where does BJP's 'Congress-mukt Bharat' stand today?
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) May 24 this year was a day of jubilation at the BJP headquarters here with flowers being sprinkled, red carpet being rolled out and with 'dhols' at full blast. After all, the Modi 2.0 was back with a bang with an unprecedented mandate of 303 seats in the Lok Sabha.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Indian kids better global average in physical activity level (2nd Lead)
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) While physical inactivity among children aged 11 to 17 is widespread, Indian kids still fare better than the global average, according to a WHO study.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Yediyurappa opens Kalaburagi airport in north Karnataka
Kalaburagi (Karnataka), Nov 22 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa on Friday opened the state-run Kalaburagi airport in north Karnataka, connecting Bengaluru and other cities and towns across the state and the country, an official said.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Business/Economy
Thousands protests in Assam capital against CAB
Guwahati, Nov 22 (IANS) Thousands of protesters on Friday took part in a massive rally against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill in the Assam capital Guwahati marching to the Raj Bhavan, and handed over a memorandum to the Central government opposing the contentious Bill.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
Professor arrested for harassing girl student in Odisha
Bhubaneswar, Nov 22 (IANS) A Professor was arrested for allegedly sexually harassing a girl student in Odisha's Mayurbhanj district, police said on Friday.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Orissa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
D/N Test: Rohit, Pujara consolidate after Ishant show
Kolkata, Nov 22 (IANS) Ishant Sharma took five wickets to lead the pacers' show as Bangladesh were shot out for 106 before the hosts reached 35/1 at dinner break on Day 1 of the first Day-Night Test in the country at the Eden Gardens here on Friday.
2019-11-22
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
Yashwant Sinha in Kashmir, says will try to meet Farooq
Srinagar, Nov 22 (IANS) Former BJP leader Yashwant Sinha on Friday said he spoke to National Conference chief Farooq Abdullah who has been detained in his house in Srinagar after the revocation of Article 370 in Jammu & Kashmir.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National
Pete Davidson pleasured himself to Leo DiCaprio's acting
Los Angeles, Nov 22 (IANS) Stand-up comedian Pete Davidson got candid in an interview and said that he used to "jerk off" to Oscar-winning star Leonardo DiCaprio's "acting".
2019-11-22
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Nobody moved in dressing room when Dravid, Laxman batted: Sachin
Kolkata, Nov 22 (IANS) The 2001 Test match between India and Australia at the Eden Gardens went on to become one that defined the careers of all those involved in it, especially those on the Indian side.
2019-11-22
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
Samsung Galaxy Watch 4G: Make calls as you jog, drive
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) As the market for wearable devices gain momentum in India -- which reaching an all-time high of 3 million shipments in the second quarter this year -- Samsung which is one of the formidable players in this segment has become aggressive in launching new smart watches in the country.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Did Modi allow sale of bonds during K'taka polls: Priyanka
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Continuing its attack on the BJP government at the Centre, Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Friday again cornered it on the issue of electoral bonds and asked if Prime Minister Narendra Modi allowed the selling of electoral bonds during the Karnataka Assembly polls.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Tripura police officer hit by drug peddlers' car, dies
Agartala, Nov 22 (IANS) A Tripura police officer succumbed to injuries sustained after he was hit by a vehicle of suspected drug smugglers at Kalamchoura in Sonamura town, police said.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Tripura,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
'One stone will not deter him': Mahindra on Subhash Chandra
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Days after Subhash Chandra-led Essel Group announced its plan to sell 16.5 per cent stake in ZEEL to financial investors in a bid to repay certain loan obligations, industy honcho and Mahindra Group Chairman Anand Mahindra on Friday praised Chandra's "entrepreneurial courage" and said that one incident will not be able to deter him.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Media
'Pagalpanti': Not 'Pagal' enough (IANS Review; Rating: * *)
"Pagalpanti"; Cast: Anil Kapoor; John Abraham, Arshad Warsi, Pulkit Samrat, Ileana DCruz, Kriti Kharbanda, Urvashi Rautela, Saurabh Shukla; Direction: Anees Bazmee; Rating: * * (two stars)
2019-11-22
Category: India, New Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
'India will resolve pollution issue sooner than Beijing'
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) The Centre on Friday asserted in Lok Sabha that it would resolve air pollution issued in less time compared to Beijing, which took 15 years in solving the problem.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Delhi,National
Not interested in doing politics over water: Kejriwal
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday said he is not interested in doing politics over the water issue, and his objective is to provide clean water to citizens, as he announced the Delhi Jal Board's decision to waive off the development charges and infrastructure charges for water and sewer connections.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
70 activities listed to mark 70 years of India-China ties
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Indian naval ships to visit China, joint performance by military bands, school exchange programmes, sports competitions and food festivals, are among the list of 70 activities drawn up by India and China to mark the 70th anniversary of their diplomatic ties, as agreed upon during the Mahabalipuram informal summit between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy
Gita Mahotsav in Kurukshetra from Nov 23
Chandigarh, Nov 22 (IANS) The International Gita Mahotsav will be held from November 23 to December 10 in Kurukshetra in Haryana, it was announced on Friday.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Punjab,National,Art/Culture/Books
Average milk production per cow in India up 35%: Govt
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) The average milk production per cow in the country went up by 35 per cent over the past 10 years, the government told the Rajya Sabha on Friday.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Delhi,National
Angry over transfer, Hyderabad cop attempts immolation
Hyderabad, Nov 22 (IANS) Angry over his transfer, an Assistant Sub-Inspector of Police on Friday attempted self-immolation near a police station here.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Def Min plans product testing facilities for MSMEs
Chennai, Nov 22 (IANS) The Ministry of Defence plans to set up 6-8 product testing facilities to enable the micro, small and medium enterprises (MSME) to test their products for defence supplies, said a senior official here.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Defence/Security,Business/Economy
Khap leader disapproves of love marriage
Baghpat, Nov 22 (IANS) Naresh Tikait, head of the powerful Baliyan Khap and also the president of the Bhartiya Kisan Union, gave an objectionable statement on love marriage.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
D/N Test: B'desh name Mehidy, Taijul concussion substitutes
Kolkata, Nov 22 (IANS) Bangladesh's Mehidy Hasan and Taijul Islam were named concussion substitutes for Liton Das and Nayeem Hasan respectively after both batsmen picked up knocks on the helmet by Mohammed Shami deliveries, during their first innings against India on Day 1 of the second Test at the Eden Gardens on Friday.
2019-11-22
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
Lived in thatch hut to catch director's eye: Adil Hussain
Panaji, Nov 22 (IANS) To catch the attention of a film director and snatch his first big break, critically acclaimed actor Adil Hussain even rented a thatch hut outside the mansion of a noted film producer in Guwahati, Hussain confessed during an interactive session on the sidelines of the 50th edition of IFFI on Friday.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Goa,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
DAE's check dam in Kancheepuram improves groundwater level
Chennai, Nov 22 (IANS) A check dam, funded by the Department of Atomic Energy, across the Palar river in Tamil Nadu's Kancheeuram district has been completed much ahead of schedule and started storing water, an official statement said on Friday.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Environment/Wildlife
'Majoritarianism global threat to democracy, secularism'
Panaji, Nov 22 (IANS) Majoritarianism is strongly controlling systems all over the world, along with a global threat to the very perception of democracy and secularism, according to India's ace political film director Prakash Jha.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
88% Indian consumers use mobiles for online payment: Report
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Around 88 per cent Indian consumers use mobile devices for online payment, according to a joint report by PayPal and IPSOS.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
'No plan to shift bullet train terminus from BKC Mumbai'
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) The government on Friday said it does not plan to shift the proposed bullet train terminus from the Bandra Kurla Complex in Mumbai.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Delhi,National
Telegram founder Durov asks people to delete WhatsApp
San Francisco, Nov 22 (IANS) Telegram founder Parel Durov, in his post on the platform, has urged people to delete WhatsApp unless they are "okay with surveillance", media reports said.
2019-11-22
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
BHU students finally end protests - with warning
Varanasi, Nov 22 (IANS) BHU students protesting against the appointment of a Muslim professor in the Sanskrit department, called off their dharna on Friday evening.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education,Politics,Religion
Nadda, Gadkari campaign for BJP in Jharkhand
Ranchi, Nov 22 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party working President J.P. Nadda and Union minister Nitin Gadkari on Friday held rallies in Jharkhand and sought votes for the party.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Body recovered from mall in Noida
Noida, Nov 22 (IANS) A body was recovered in the Mall of India located in Sector 18 here on Friday.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Apple introduces Safari Technology Preview 96
San Francisco, Nov 22 (IANS) Apple has released Safari Technology Preview 96, the latest version of their developer preview web browser.
2019-11-22
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Doctor saves man's life by sucking urine out from his bladder
New York, Nov 22 (IANS) A doctor has been hailed for saving an elderly man's's life by sucking urine from his bladder during mid-flight.
2019-11-22
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
HC stays Home Ministry order revoking TRS MLA's citizenship
Hyderabad, Nov 22 (IANS) TRS legislator Chennamaneni Ramesh received some respite as the Telangana High Court on Friday stayed the order of Ministry of Home Affairs revoking his Indian citizenship.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
D/N Test: Liton taken for CT scan after concussion scare
Kolkata, Nov 22 (IANS) Bangladesh wicketkeeper-batsman Liton Das was taken to a city hospital for a scan after he picked up a knock on the helmet by a Mohammed Shami delivery, during their first innings against India on Day 1 of the country's first Day-Night Test at the Eden Gardens on Friday.
2019-11-22
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
Govt invites bids for BPCL, Concor strategic sale
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Pacing up the disinvestment calendar to meet a daunting target by March 31, DIPAM on Friday issued 15 Request For Proposals, including those for strategic disinvestment of BPCL, and also for partial divestment of government's equity in railways' arm Concor. The move also paves the way for bids from oil and gas PSUs for Numaligarh Refinery.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
A ride that changed Maharashtra's political equations
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Maharashtra is set to see a new government with three parties of different ideological leanings deciding to stitch an alliance - a move that surprised political observers as well as leaders in Delhi as no one had anticipated it. But sources say that a car ride in Mumbai changed the equation between once foes.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
12-year-old dead as flying 'cricket' bat hits head
Alappuzha (Kerala), Nov 22 (IANS) Even as the state is yet to recover from the death of a young school girl following a snake bite that took place in the classroom, on Friday, tragedy struck another state-run school near here on Friday, when a crude 'cricket' bat made of wood accidentally slipped out of the hands of a young boy and hit another boy, who died at a hospital.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Stir against Citizenship Amendment Bill to intensify in NE
Agartala/Aizawl, Nov 22 (IANS) Political parties, students and youth organisations besides numerous civil society bodies in the northeastern region are ready to intensify their opposition to the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill (CAB).
2019-11-22
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics
No plans to stop manufacture of Vande Bharat rakes: Govt
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) The government on Friday said that it has no plans to discontinue the manufacture of Vande Bharat Express rakes in the country.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Delhi,National
Rohtang Tunnel to be opened in May next year: Rajnath
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) The majestic Rohtang Tunnel beneath the Rohtang Pass in Himachal Pradesh will be opened to the traffic in May next year, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said on Friday.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Oppo working on its proprietary chipset: Report
Beijing, Nov 22 (IANS) Taking a cue from smartphone makers like Huawei and Samsung who make their own processors, Chinese handset maker Oppo is now working to release its proprietary mobile chipset.
2019-11-22
Category: International, China,Technology
Snakebite death in school: Principal, headmaster suspended
Wayanad (Kerala), Nov 22 (IANS) The principal and Headmaster of the state-run SVHS School, where a 10-year-old student was bitten to death by a snake that slithered out in the classroom on Wednesday, have been suspended.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Kerala,National,Education,Crime/Disaster/Accident
TECNO photography partner for Manchester City's India tour
Mumbai, Nov 22 (IANS) Strengthening its partnership with Manchester City Football Club, Hong Kong-based Transsion Holdings' premier smartphone brand TECNO Mobile has become the mobile photography partner for the club's multi-city India Trophy tour 2019.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Technology,Sports
Congress questions BJP on godman Nithyananda
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) The case of Nithyananda took a political turn with Congress questioning the fleeing of the controversial self-styled godman even as Gujarat police launched a hunt to track him down.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Have worked hard on technique, fitness: Vijender
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Ace boxer Vijender Singh said that he has been working hard on his technique and fitness and is now aching to have a go at a 12th consecutive win in his professional career. Vijender takes on Ghana's Charles Adamu at the Caesars Palace Bluewaters in Dubai later in the day.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Microsoft among US firms allowed to sell software to Huawei
Washington, Nov 22 (IANS) As US President Donald Trump decided to "looked at" exempting Apple from China tariff, the US Department of Justice exempted US companies, including Microsoft, from exporting and transfer of items to Huawei and its non-US affiliates for 90 days.
2019-11-22
Category: International, United States,Technology
What keeps Indian adolescents less physically active
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Too much focus on cricket might be the reason why Indian boys are not getting sufficient physical activity, while domestic chores are keeping girls away from adequate exercise, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).
2019-11-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
BHU protest on religious basis is wrong: UP Dy CM
Agra, Nov 22 (IANS) UP deputy chief minister Dinesh Sharma, on Friday, came out in support of Feroz Khan, the Muslim professor whose appointment has triggered off protests at the Banaras Hindu University (BHU).
2019-11-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Chaayos draws flak for use of facial recognition tech
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) The use of facial recognition technology by Chaayos at select outlets has sparked anger on social media after some customers alleged that the popular tea cafe chain has deployed the tech without proper notice and an option to opt out.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Delhi,Defence/Security
Kamlesh Tiwari's wife gets death threat
Lucknow, Nov 22 (IANS) Kiran Tiwari, wife of slain Hindu Samaj Party leader Kamlesh Tiwari, who was shot dead in broad daylight last month, has now received a death threat.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Anupam Bhattacharya plays cop in 'The Body'
Mumbai, Nov 22 (IANS) Actor Anupam Bhattacharya, who is currently part of the show "Ishq Subhan Allah", will be seen playing a police officer in the film "The Body", which also stars Rishi Kapoor and Emraan Hashmi.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Defence Ministry plans more testing facilities for MSMEs
Chennai, Nov 22 (IANS) The Ministry of Defence plans to set up 6-8 product testing facilities to enable the micro, small and medium enterprises (MSME) to test their products for defence supplies, said a senior official here.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Defence/Security,Business/Economy
Airtel files review petition in SC over penalty, interest
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Airtel on Friday filed a review petition in the Supreme Court for the waiver of interest and penalty in the AGR amount.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Musk unveils Tesla's electric 'Cybertruck' at $39,000
Los Angeles, Nov 22 (IANS) Taking on the pickup truck market leader Ford, Tesla CEO Elon Musk finally unveiled the ambitious six-seater electric "Cybertruck" at a packed house here that will soon be seen on the roads.
2019-11-22
Category: International, United States,Technology
Prasad retweets Amul post to stress importance of mobiles
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) A tweet by Amul company along with their iconic girl mascot on the government help to beleagured telecom companies got a cheeky response from Union Communications Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Rani Mukerji is a huge fan of Sunil Gavaskar
Kolkata, Nov 22 (IANS) Actress Rani Mukerji, who was in attendance at the iconic Eden Gardens on the first day of the historic pink ball Test match between India and Bangladesh, shared that she is a huge fan of legendary Indian cricketer Sunil Gavaskar.
2019-11-22
Category: India, West Bengal,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Sports
Sunny Leone adds 'chamak, namak' to 'Ragini MMS Returns 2'
Mumbai, Nov 22 (IANS) Actress Sunny Leone has added oomph to the second season of the erotic-horror web series "Ragini MMS Returns" with a special dance number.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Lessons for India from China's meteoric rise under Xi Jinping, drawing inspiration from Mahatma Gandhi to transform your life, a DIY guide on the perfect party (IANS Books This Weekend)
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Read about the lessons India must draw from China's dramatic rise in the seven years that Xi Jinping has been at the helm; learn how a simple Gandhian expression can transform your life; and finally, an authoritative guide on partying without burning a hole in your pocket.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books
BJP activist moves SC against Maha poll alliance
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) A BJP activist from Maharashtra has filed a plea in the Supreme Court against the post poll alliance of the NCP-Shiv Sena-Congress in the state calling it an "unholy" one, even as the three parties were in a final huddle on Friday to cobble together the numbers.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Rohit's one-handed catch gets fans in frenzy
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Indian batting ace Rohit Sharma's acrobatic skills to dismiss Bangladesh batsman Mominul Haque for a duck on Friday sent his Twitter fans into a tizzy, who praised the cricketing ace.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
D/N Test: Mehidy Hasan named Liton Das' concussion substitute
Kolkata, Nov 22 (IANS) Bangladesh's Mehidy Hasan was named Liton Das' concussion substitute after the wicketkeeper-batsman picked up a knock on the helmet by a Mohammed Shami delivery, during their first innings against India on Day 1 of the second Test at the Eden Gardens on Friday.
2019-11-22
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
As a fan, Day-Night Test makes sense: Sania Mirza
Kolkata, Nov 22 (IANS) She is undoubtedly the biggest name when it comes to India's representation in the women's tennis circuit, but on Friday it was all about cricket for Sania Mirza. In the city to witness India's maiden Day-Night Test at the historic Eden Gardens, Sania said that there was no saying 'no' to friend Sourav Ganguly.
2019-11-22
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
WB Guv worried over death of protesting para-teachers
Kolkata, Nov 22 (IANS) West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar on Friday described as "worrisome" the death of a para-teacher and illness of some of her colleagues who have been on sit-in protest in the city demanding the pay scale similar to a permanent assistant teachers.
2019-11-22
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Education,Politics
10 killed in bus collision in Bangladesh
Dhaka, Nov 22 (IANS) At least ten people were killed when a microbus they were travelling in collided with a passenger bus near Dhaka on Friday afternoon, a senior police official said here.
2019-11-22
Category: International, Bangladesh,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Minor girl raped in Odisha
Bhubaneswar, Nov 22 (IANS) A minor girl was allegedly raped in Salepur area of Odisha's Cuttack district, police said on Friday.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Orissa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Karnataka cart away illegal Bangladeshis for deportation
Bengaluru, Nov 22 (IANS) Karnataka Police on Friday carted away a contingent of 59 Bangladeshi illegal migrants by train to Kolkata as part of the state's deportation exercise, an official said here.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Is Naseem Shah latest Pak cricketer to 'age backward'?
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Young Pakistan pacer Naseem Shah has been the talk of the cricketing world over the past few days. The pacer, currently in Australia with his team, has debuted in the ongoing first Test at The Gabba in Brisbane.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Pope urges to combat evil through cooperation
Bangkok, Nov 22 (IANS) The pope on Friday urged religious leaders to cooperate and foster mutual respect to face the complex challenges of today in a speech in a Thailand university.
2019-11-22
Category: International, Thailand,Religion
Xiaomi building own factory for 5G smartphones
Beijing, Nov 22 (IANS) Xiaomi CEO Lei Jun said at the ongoing 2019 World 5G Conference that the company is in the last stage of building its 5G factory, which will see the development and production of 5G flagships.
2019-11-22
Category: International, China,Technology
J&K, Ladakh: 100% restoration of facilities in less than 3 months
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) There has been a 100 per cent restoration of communication facilities in less than three months after Article 370 was abrogated in Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Have worked hard on technique, fitness: Vijender
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Ace boxer Vijender Singh said that he has been working hard on his technique and fitness and is now aching to have a go at a 12th consecutive win in his professional career. Vijender takes on Ghana's Charles Adamu at the Caesars Palace Bluewaters in Dubai later in the day.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Pareto Capital acquires Crescita managers
Mumbai, Nov 22 (IANS) Mumbai-based Pareto Capital, which is in the business of investment nanking, investor relations advisory and asset management, has ventured into PMS business by acquiring equity stake in Crescita Investment Management Private Limited.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Ahead of polls, over 1 cr cash seized in Jharkhand
Ranchi, Nov 22 (IANS) With just a few days to go for the first phase of voting in Jharkhand, the police have recovered more than Rs 1 crore cash from two places of the state on Friday.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
FIFA inspection of U-17 World Cup venues from Nov 26-Dec 1
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) A FIFA delegation will be touring India from November 26 to December 1 to inspect potential venues for the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup. The delegation will be visiting stadiums in Kolkata, Guwahati, Bhubaneswar, Ahmedabad and Navi Mumbai.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Welcome CBI probe, will fully cooperate with them: Ibobi Singh
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Hours after the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) carried out searches at several locations in Manipur, Meghalaya and Haryana in connection with the case of misappropriation of government development funds worth Rs 332 crore, former Manipur Chief Minister O. Ibobi Singh welcomed the move and said he will cooperate with the agency.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Pawar outsmarts 'Chanakya' of Indian politics: NCP
Mumbai, Nov 22 (IANS) As the government formation process of the three prospective allies Shiv Sena-Nationalist Congress Party-Congress reached the final stages, a top NCP leader took a swipe at the Bharatiya Janata Party on Friday.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Senior Congress leaders in UP not to reply to party notice
Lucknow, Nov 22 (IANS) The eleven senior Congress leaders who were served a show-cause notice on Thursday by the party's disciplinary committee, have decided not to reply to the same.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
GOQii's Vital ECG with heart health tracking in India
Mumbai, Nov 22 (IANS) Fitness technology player GOQii on Friday launched its fitness tracker named Vital ECG, designed to track users' heart health, for Rs 4,999 in the presence of Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Technology
Demonstrators asked to leave varsity campus in Hong Kong
Hong Kong, Nov 22 (IANS) Hong Kong police has asked the demonstrators to leave the Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) campus as soon as possible, citing bad and dangerous conditions inside.
2019-11-22
Category: International, Hong Kong,Politics
Consistency makes this Indian bowling attack deadly: Azhar
Kolkata, Nov 22 (IANS) He was Kolkatas favourite son on the cricket pitch before Prince of Calcutta Sourav Ganguly arrived on the scene. But former India skipper Mohammad Azharuddin said it felt special to be back at the historic ground for Indias maiden Day-Night Test match against Bangladesh.
2019-11-22
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
D/N Test: Indian pacers leave Bangladesh reeling at Tea
Kolkata, Nov 22 (IANS) Umesh Yadav grabbed three wickets as Indian pacers toyed with Bangladesh batters to leave them tottering at 73/6 at Tea on Day 1 of the second Test at the Eden Gardens on Friday.
2019-11-22
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
It's going to get bloody: Ian Somerhalder on his next
Los Angeles, Nov 22 (IANS) Actor Ian Somerhalder of "The Vampire Diaries" fame is back in the world of vampires. This time, he plays a doctor who is pitted against his best friend after an ancient disease turns people into vampires.
2019-11-22
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz
Plea filed in Delhi HC seeking intervention in DDCA case
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) A petition has been moved in the Delhi High Court seeking its intervention for implementation of order dated November 17 passed by the DDCA Ombudsman in view of prevailing situation in administration of Delhi & District Cricket Association.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
'Murder' of rooster: FIR against 7 in Bihar
Bhabhua (Bihar), Nov 22 (IANS) She cared for her bird like one of her family, so when several men entered her home and attacked and killed her beloved rooster, whe left no stones unturned to ensure justice.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
SPG Amendment Bill on govt's agenda next week
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) A bill to amend the Special Protection Group (SPG) Act and two bills to replace ordinances are on the government's agenda for the Lok Sabha in the next week of the ongoing winter session.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
More offers coming my way after 'Kabir Singh': Akhil Sachdeva
Mumbai, Nov 22 (IANS) Singer Akhil Sachdeva, who wooed the audience with his song "Tera ban jaunga" from "Kabir Singh" earlier this year, says he has witnessed a lot of changes in his life after the film's humongous success.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
How sleep deprivation affects your performance
New York, Nov 22 (IANS) Sleep deprivation affects us much more than prior theories have suggested, say researchers, adding that it impacts placekeeping - or, the ability to complete a series of steps without losing one's place, despite potential interruptions.
2019-11-22
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion
Fans lap up Sourav's tweet on pink Bengali sweets
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) BCCI President Sourav Ganguly on Friday posted a picture of 'pink ball bon bon sandesh', a Bengali sweet dish, which was lapped up by Twitterati who responded with 625 retweets and 11,000 likes.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Sena, Congress, NCP pitch for Uddhav Thackeray as CM
Mumbai, Nov 22 (IANS) After separate meetings of the Shiv Sena and the Congress, NCP and their smaller allies, a consensus has apparently emerged on Sena President Uddhav Thackeray's name for the post of Chief Minister, here on Friday.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
India not responsible for climate change: Javadekar
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar on Friday announced in the Lok Sabha that India was not responsible for climate change, saying that the per person carbon emission of the country is not more than two tonnes which is very less compared to the US, Europe and China.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Delhi,National
Emraan Hashmi on his 'tough phase' in personal life
Mumbai, Nov 22 (IANS) Actor Emraan Hashmi recalled the tough phase in his life when his young son fought cancer.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Kiara Advani wraps up 'Indoo Ki Jawani' shoot
Mumbai, Nov 22 (IANS) Actress Kiara Advani has finished shooting for her upcoming film "Indoo Ki Jawani".
2019-11-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Boeing passenger spacecraft gets ready for December flight
Washington, Nov 22 (IANS) Boeing has rolled out its passenger spacecraft to the launch site in Florida ahead of its uncrewed flight test scheduled for December 17.
2019-11-22
Category: International, United States,International
Warner's 150 puts Australia in driver's seat in Gabba Test
Brisbane, Nov 22 (IANS) An unbeaten century from David Warner and half centuries from Joe Burns and Marnus Labuschagne on Friday put Australia in the driver's seat in the first Test against Pakistan at The Gabba.
2019-11-22
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
11 arrested for lynching two youths in Cooch Behar
Kolkata, Nov 22 (IANS) Eleven persons have been arrested for alleged involvement in the lynching of two youths in northern West Bengal's Cooch Behar district, the police said on Friday. The accused suspected the youths to be cattle smugglers and beat them to death.
2019-11-22
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Harrison Ford may star in 'The Staircase' TV series
Los Angeles, Nov 22 (IANS) Hollywood star Harrison Ford, popular for featuring in the "Star Wars" and "Indiana Jones" franchises, could soon be taking up the first regular television role of his career.
2019-11-22
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Why poor people are more prone to heart disease
Bern, Nov 22 (IANS) Insufficient sleep is one reason why poor people are more prone to heart disease, researchers have warned.
2019-11-22
Category: International, Switzerland,Health/Medicine
Automation Anywhere gets $290mn in Series B funding
Bengaluru, Nov 22 (IANS) Automation Anywhere, a global leader in Robotic Process Automation (RPA), on Friday announced it has received $290 million in Series B funding at a post money valuation of $6.8 billion.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy,Technology
Musk accidentally breaks Cybertruck's unbreakable glass
Los Angeles, Nov 22 (IANS) At the Tesla Cybertruck unveiling here, Elon Musk asked the companys lead designer, Franz von Holzhausen, to demonstrate the strength of the "Armor Glass" by throwing a solid metal, baseball-sized ball at the window, but surprisingly the glass broke when a steel ball was overarmed into it.
2019-11-22
Category: International, United States,Technology
TMC suggests direct flight to Europe from Kolkata
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Flights connecting Kolkata with Europe and in-flight announcements in regional language were the two key suggestions related to civil aviation made in the Rajya Sabha on Friday.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Delhi,National
Bibi gets breather as Israel faces political deadlock
Jerusalem, Nov 22 (IANS) Israel's attorney general has charged Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu with bribery, fraud and breach of trust in connection with three separate cases, but due to the current political deadlock it will probably take several months before the charges can be filed in court.
2019-11-22
Category: International, Israel,Politics
Joe Jonas gets a travel series
Los Angeles, Nov 22 (IANS) Singer Joe Jonas, who is one third of the Jonas Brothers, is set to go on an adventure through his travel series.
2019-11-22
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz
Sony India logs triple digit growth in camera biz in 1 year
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Tokyo-headquartered Sony, which completed 25 years in India this month, has registered triple digit growth in its camera business in the country in just one year and has registered huge growth in the mirrorless camera segment, a top company executive said on Friday.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Freida Pinto engaged to photographer Cory Tran
Los Angeles, Nov 22 (IANS) Actress Freida Pinto has announced that she is engaged to photographer Cory Tran. She called him "the most beautiful creation to have ever walked into my life".
2019-11-22
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz
RBI appoints advisory panel to assist DHFL administrator
Mumbai, Nov 22 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Friday appointed an advisory committee to advise the Administrator of the private sector Dewan Housing Finance Corp Ltd following the supercession of its board, the RBI announced.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Mulayam's B'Day celebrated separately by Akhilesh, Shivpal
Lucknow, Nov 22 (IANS) Samajwadi patriarch Mulayam Singh's 81st birthday on Friday was celebrated with much fanfare in Lucknow, Etawah and several other districts.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
More than 80% adolescents worldwide not physically active: WHO
Geneva, Nov 22 (IANS) More than 80 per cent of adolescents worldwide are not physically active, including 85 per cent girls and 78 per cent boys, putting their health at risk by not doing regular exercise and spending too much time on screen, according to a new study from World Health Organization (WHO).
2019-11-22
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
FIR filed against Azam Khan's wife, son in Rampur
Rampur (UP), Nov 22 (IANS) A First Information Report (FIR) has been filed against Samajwadi Party MP Mohd Azam Khan's wife Tanzeen Fatima and his son Abdullah Azam Khan.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
BJP, TMC clash in LS over para teachers' strike in Bengal
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) The Lok Sabha on Friday reverberated over indefinite protests by para teachers in West Bengal with the treasury benches alleging Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's failure to deal with the issue which caused an uproar in the House as Trinamool Congress members stood on their seats rejecting any blame.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Delhi,National
D/N Test: Hasina, Mamata ring customary Eden bell with Ganguly
Kolkata, Nov 22 (IANS) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee rung the customary Eden bell in the presence of BCCI President Sourav Ganguly, Bangladesh Cricket Board chief Nazmul Hasan Papon and batting legend Sachin Tendulkar among other dignitaries as the much-awaited first Day-Night Test in India got underway between India and Bangladesh on Friday.
2019-11-22
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
'Aamis': Love & Meat In Shocking Embrace (Review; Rating: ***1/2)
'Aamis (Assamese film); Cast: Lima Das, Arghadeep Baruah; Written & Direction: Bhaskar Hazarika; Rating: *** & 1/2 (three and a half stars)
2019-11-22
Category: India, New Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Botulinum toxin caused bird mortality at Sambhar lake
Jaipur, Nov 22 (IANS) The cause of mass casualties of birds at Sambhar lake in Rajasthan, a Ramsar site of international significance, was 'Botulinum' toxin which led to avian botulism, a report said.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Environment/Wildlife
Higher reaches of Kashmir receive fresh snowfall, rain
Srinagar, Nov 22 (IANS) The higher reaches of Kashmir have received fresh snowfall as temperature dropped to sub zero level at many places in the Valley, the officials said.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Environment/Wildlife
Zero scorer turns astrophysicist, Pichai lauds
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Google CEO Sundar Pichai were among some of the world's top tech leaders and scientists who commended a woman for pursuing science despite scoring zero on a quantum physics exam only a few years ago.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Vivo U20 with 5000mAh battery launched in India
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Expanding its U-series in India, Chinese handset maker Vivo on Friday launched its U20 smartphone here at a starting price of Rs 10,990.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
India will play wait and watch game in D/N Test: Shastri
Kolkata, Nov 22 (IANS) India head coach Ravi Shastri on Friday said that the first-ever day-night Test between India and Bangladesh is a historic moment in Indian cricket, adding that the Men in Blue are looking forward to it.
2019-11-22
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
BJP expels 2 rebels for contesting in Karnataka bypolls
Bengaluru, Nov 22 (IANS) The ruling BJP expelled two rebel members from the party for contesting in the December 5 Assembly bypolls from two constituencies defying its directive, a party official said on Friday.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Ekaya now in Mumbai
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANSlife) If you like the finest of the finer things in life, then you cannot be oblivious to Ekaya. Founder Palak Shah has worked tirelessly to create this young brand that has successfully resurrected precious and almost endangered craft techniques from eras gone by. It took Shah seven years of working on preserving the art and expertise of rare Banarasi textiles.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Cong attacks BJP on electoral bonds with Iqbal Mirchi link
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) The Congress has attacked the Home Minister on the issue of electoral bonds and asked why BJP has taken donations from a person who is accused of buying Iqbal Mirchi's property.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Delhi,National
Ultratech, Jaypee cement units violating law: Cong MP
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Congress MP Rajmani Patel on Friday claimed that cement plants of Ultratech and Jaypee group in Madhya Pradesh had been violative of Factories Act and guidelines on pollution.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Delhi,National
Ben Affleck to direct historical drama
Los Angeles, Nov 22 (IANS) Actor Ben Affleck will direct and produce the historical drama titled "King Leopold's Ghost", set in the early 20th century in the Congo.
2019-11-22
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
'Glee' Actress Jane Galloway Heitz passes away at 78
Los Angeles, Nov 22 (IANS) Actress Jane Galloway Heitz, known for playing the character of Lillian Adler on "Glee", is no more, according to an obituary posted in the Chicago Tribune. She was 78.
2019-11-22
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
England take control of first Test against New Zealand
Mount Maunganui (New Zealand), Nov 22 (IANS) England took control of the ongoing first Test against New Zealand after keeping the hosts to 144/4 in their first innings at the Bay Oval on Friday.
2019-11-22
Category: International, New Zealand,Sports,Cricket
T-Mobile reveals security breach that hit prepaid customers
San Francisco, Nov 22 (IANS) US telecommunications giant T-Mobile has revealed there was an incident in which a malicious party was able to access account information of some of its prepaid customers.
2019-11-22
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
SC review pleas won't help Muslims, Airtel or Voda; only lawyers may win
Some losers in the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid (Ayodhya) and the Annual Gross Revenue (AGR) Liability of Telecom Service Providers (TSPs) verdicts have threatened to file "review petitions" in the hope that the Honble Judges will change their Orders.
2019-11-22
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Opinion/Commentary
After brief semblance of normalcy, Kashmir shutdown returns
Srinagar, Nov 22 (IANS) Markets in Kashmir have closed again after resuming business for a few days for the first time since August 5. The closure has come in the wake of threats through posters.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
CBI raids multiple locations in Manipur, Mizoram, Haryana
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday carried out searches at nine locations in Manipur, Mizoram and Haryana in connection with its probe into misappropriation of government funds.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Lanka President appoints interim cabinet, fixes early election
Colombo, Nov 22 (IANS) Sri Lanka President appointed an interim cabinet with 15 ministers and vowed to hold Parliament election at an earliest date that the constitution would allow.
2019-11-22
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Politics
'Drug trade, rave parties on the rise in coastal Goa'
Panaji, Nov 22 (IANS) Former Goa Water Resources Minister Vinod Palienkar on Friday alleged that state Home Ministry headed by Chief Minister Pramod Sawant was incapable of tackling increasing drug trade and rave parties in Goa's coastal areas and demanded that Sawant hand over the crucial ministry to a "capable" minister in his Cabinet.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
D/N Test: All roads lead to Eden as city turns pink
Kolkata, Nov 22 (IANS) Fans wearing numbered jerseys and making their way in hundreds no sooner than the gates opened at the Eden Gardens is a sight many would mistake with an ODI or T20I at the historic ground. But no, this was not any limited-overs game. This was BCCI President Sourav Gangulys dream seeing the light of the day. After days of building up and hysteria, the D-Day was here as India and Bangladesh geared up to play their maiden Day-Night Test.
2019-11-22
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
Now, a fashion collection for women travellers
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANSlife) To celebrate the growing women travellers, and to empower them with comfort that exudes confidence, clothing brand Raisin has introduced a new travel fashion collection for women.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Sam Hunt arrested for DUI
Los Angeles, Nov 22 (IANS) Country singer-songwriter Sam Hunt was arrested in Nashville, Tennessee on charges of driving under the influence (DUI) and possession of an open container.
2019-11-22
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Trump invites Af President to US after talk on peace process
Kabul, Nov 22 (IANS) US President Donald Trump has invited his Afghan counterpart Mohammed Ashraf Ghani to visit the US which was accepted by the latter, said a statement of the Afghan Presidential Palace on Friday.
2019-11-22
Category: International, Israel,Politics
D/N Test: Bangladesh elect to bat against India (Toss)
Kolkata, Nov 22 (IANS) Bangladesh skipper Mominul Haque won the toss and elected to bat against India in the first Day-Night Test at Eden Gardens here on Friday.
2019-11-22
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
Uproar in Rajya Sabha over JNU, water pollution
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha witnessed an uproar when members took up Jawaharlal Nehru University student protests and water pollution in Delhi on Friday with the Chairman issuing warnings to members not following the rules.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Delhi,National
India have all bases covered, stand good chance at World T20: Bayliss
Abu Dhabi, Nov 22 (IANS) Former England coach Trevor Bayliss believes the current Indian team has got all its bases covered and that's why they stand a good chance in next year's World T20 slated to be held in Australia.
2019-11-22
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Vanquished in polls, Chhatrapati kin 'on-board' in Parl panel(IANS Exclusive)
Mumbai, Nov 22 (IANS) Defeated in the October 21 Lok Sabha bypoll from Satara, senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), leader Chhatrapati Udayanraje P. Bhosale may be down but not out yet for the party.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
ED grills Chidambaram in Tihar in INX Media case
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) A team of Enforcement Directorate (ED) officials on Friday visited Tihar Jail here to interrogate former Finance Minister and senior Congress leader P. Chidambaram in connection with INX Media money laundering case.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Apple online store quietly removes user ratings, reviews
San Francisco, Nov 22 (IANS) Apple has quietly pulled all customer ratings and reviews from its product pages on its online store and also disabled them in the UK, the US and Australia.
2019-11-22
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Indian telcos' tariff hike, relief won't offset unpaid dues: Fitch
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) The decision by all three private Indian telecommunication companies to raise tariffs from December 2019 and a two-year moratorium on payment of spectrum dues are positive for the industry, Fitch Ratings said.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Smog puts every person in Lahore at risk: Amnesty
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) The Imran Khan government has been slammed in an international report for the inadequate response to the hazardous level of smog in the Pakistani city of Lahore that has put people's health at risk.
2019-11-22
Category: International, India,Environment/Wildlife,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Sena-NCP-Congress leaders to meet at 4 pm in Mumbai today
Mumbai, Nov 22 (IANS) The leaders of Shiv Sena, Congress and the NCP will hold a crucial meeting over the government formation in Maharashtra and then will approach Governor BS Koshyari to stake claim to form government in the state, sources said on Friday.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
VodaIdea, Airtel may file review petition on AGR today
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Airtel and Vodafone Idea are in the process of filing review petition in the Supreme Court on Friday against the AGR judgment of the top court last month.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Google Assistant now helps you record stories for kids
San Francisco, Nov 22 (IANS) Google has launched a new Assistant feature called "My Storytime" which lets a user record stories and make them accessible on devices that include Nest Mini, Nest Hub as well as Hub Max.
2019-11-22
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
BSNL to float tender for 50K 4G line equipments by Nov-end
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) State-run BSNL will float a 4G tender November-end to roll out new lines up to 50,000 , sources said.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Sheikh Hasina arrives in Kolkata for pink ball test
Kolkata, Nov 22 (IANS) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina arrived here on Friday to watch the historic pink ball cricket Test match between her country and India at the Eden Gardens.
2019-11-22
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Diplomacy,Cricket
'No one Indian skin type': Paula Begoun on India launch
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANSlife) American 'cosmetics cop Paula Begoun, who tags skin-related research as the most important for caring regime, recently launched her 1995-founded global skincare line Paulas Choice in India, and says everyone is taking care of their skin for granted.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,IANS Life,National
Global meets Indian in this multi-cuisine restrobar
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANSlife) Picture a melt-in-your-mouth pumpkin and coconut puree soup, with a generous curry leaves to garnish. The taste that comes to mind does not fit any category of Indian cuisine but is a unique innovation on the flavors Indians hold close.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,IANS Life,National
Fresh content with a focus on your audience
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANSlife) Amit Tandon has performed extensively across the globe and strongly believes that it is important for a comedian to change the content depending on the audience.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,IANS Life,National
Bizarre traffic rules, fines you must know (IANS Exclusive)
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Traffic rules are made to ensure safety of commuters, but most people do not care to read them in detail and end up paying fines. Not only this, the fines imposed for violation of those rules defy all logic. IANS took a closer look on the traffic rule book to understand why most people are either unaware of them or have misconceptions.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
'Kids drawn to books where they are in charge': Dav Pilkey
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANSlife) Top American cartoonist, Dav Pilkey, is an author and illustrator of children's literature. He believes that young readers like to immerse themselves in books where they (the kids) are in charge; it's also the best way to weave positive values that they will cherish for a lifetime.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,IANS Life,National
5 must try dishes from the streets of Kolkata
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANSlife) When you think about Bengali food, you will have a veritable carnival of sweet treats and seafood dishes parading through your mind. While roaming the streets of Kolkata, you will drool at all the delicacies; thats the Kolkata street food scene for you. Every true Bengali food lover has their recommendations or will suggest some must-try street food. But there are a few places which foodies agree you have to try!
2019-11-22
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,IANS Life,National
Why you should switch to vegan skin care
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANSlife) The era of environmentally conscious users has hit the market; and there's a sharp increase of customers who prefer sustainable life choices. They tend to seek out and promote cruelty-free products and brands. Consumers today are becoming more and more vigilant about the ingredients used in their favorite merchandise, the technology, and science behind it all, especially when it comes to cosmetics.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,IANS Life,National
A step in the right direction
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANSlife) Major Dr. Surendra Poonia wears many hats-- that of a politician, an international award-winning sports person, a Limca book record holder, a physician and also a former Special Forces officer of the Indian Army.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,IANS Life,National
TV star Gehana Vasisth hospitalised, extremely critical
Mumbai, Nov 22 (IANS) Television actress and model Gehana Vasisth has suffered a cardiac arrest and has been admitted to hospital after being on a long working shift without taking proper nutrition, doctor said.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Health/Medicine
Brazil creates over 8,41,000 jobs in 10 months
Rio De Janeiro, Nov 22 (IANS) Brazil created 8,41,589 jobs from January to October, a 6.4 per cent increase year-on-year, the Brazilian Ministry of Economy said Thursday.
2019-11-22
Category: International, Brazil,Business/Economy,Politics
Kerala: Protests break out after schoolgirl dies of snakebite
Wayanad, Nov 22 (IANS) With a school teacher and a doctor already suspended over the callous manner in which authorities at the school and hospital reacted when a young schoolgirl died after being bitten by a snake when seated in her classroom, schoolchildren protested on Friday demanding more action.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Kerala,National,Human Interest/Society
Trump thanks Pak PM for helping in hostages' release
Islamabad, Nov 22 (IANS) US President Donald Trump has thanked the Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan for facilitating the release of two Western hostages by the Taliban in Afghanistan.
2019-11-22
Category: International, Pakistan,International
New threat for human spaceflight: Blood clots in jugular vein
Washington, Nov 22 (IANS) While astronauts have been subjected to various health studies to understand the impact of space travel on humans as several private companies prepare for space tourism, a first-of-its-kind study has found something which is not very pleasant: formation of blood clots in jugular vein.
2019-11-22
Category: International, United States,National
ISL: Mom-to-be offered owner's box seat after request to carry hot water
Bengaluru, Nov 22 (IANS) A pregnant woman was offered a seat in the owner's box by Bengaluru FC after she requested the ISL club to carry some water for Saturday's match against Kerala Blasters in the ongoing Indian Super League to be played at the Kanteerava Stadium.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Football
U2, Rahman team up for 'Ahimsa' song
Mumbai, Nov 22 (IANS) Irish rock band U2 has unveiled a new song titled "Ahimsa", in collaboration with composer A.R. Rahman, ahead of the group's first ever visit to India.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
SC declines to stay NGT ban on RO Filters
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) The Supreme Court has declined to interfere with the National Green Tribunal (NGT) order prohibiting use of RO filters in Delhi and instead asked RO manufacturers association to move Centre with their representation before any notification is issued.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Immigration/Law/Rights
Break silence on Electoral Bonds: Cong to PM
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) The Congress on Friday staged protests in Parliament over the electoral bonds calling it a "scam" and "threat to democracy" and demanded a statement from Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the issue.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Delhi,National
Govt to further dilute stake in RITES via OFS
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) The disinvestment revenue generation has picked speed as days after the Cabinet decision to privatise four blue-chip PSUs including BPCL, the Centre now proposes to sell 2.50 crore shares of Railways' arm - RITES, representing 10 per cent of the total paid-up equity capital of the company.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
China revises its 2018 GDP up 2.1%
Beijing, Nov 22 (IANS) China on Friday raised its GDP for 2018 to 91.93 trillion yuan ($13.08 trillion), 2.1 per cent more than the previously stated figure, following the latest revision of the calculations by China's National Bureau of Statistics (NBS).
2019-11-22
Category: International, China,Business/Economy
'10% hike in tariffs could cut losses of telcos by 60%'
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Deferment of spectrum dues and possible tariff hikes are a positive but AGR overhang remains and a 10 per cent hike in tariffs could bring down their losses by 30-60 per cent, Vipula Sharma, Director - Ratings, Brickwork Ratings has said.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
FC Report by Nov 30, central schemes may be pruned on merit & cost
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) The 15th Finance Commission (XV-FC) headed by N.K. Singh will submit its report by the end of November and it is learnt to have given fresh review on the Centrally Sponsored Schemes and suggesting possible winding up or merger of certain schemes in view of their duplication, poor outcomes, rising outlays.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Indian striker Bala Devi begins trial with Rangers FC
Glasgow, Nov 22 (IANS) Bengaluru FC, through their partnership with Scottish Premier League side Rangers FC, have facilitated a week-long trial for Indian women's team striker Ngangom Bala Devi with the Scottish giants. Bala Devi has been training with the professional Rangers club since November 19.
2019-11-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
McGrath Foundation, Movember to be part of 2020 T20 WCs
Dubai, Nov 22 (IANS) With the two ICC T20 World Cups coming to Australia in 2020, the event organisers have appointed two major national organisations as local charity partners.
2019-11-22
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Jemimah, Shafali advance in women's T20I Rankings
Dubai, Nov 22 (IANS) India batters Jemimah Rodrigues and Shafali Verma have made significant progress in the latest ICC women's T20I player rankings, after playing stellar roles in a stunning series sweep over the West Indies.
2019-11-22
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Trump impeachment: Indian-American official named as source for Ukraine info
New York, Nov 22 (IANS) An Indian-American White House Official has been enmeshed in the controversy over President Donald Trump's dealings with Ukraine that is the focus of the impeachment hearings against him.
2019-11-22
Category: International, United States,Politics
Facebook dating adds 'Stories' feature
San Francisco, Nov 22 (IANS) Facebook Dating users can now share Instagram Stories and Facebook Stories to their dating profiles, both to current matches and prospective ones.
2019-11-22
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Musk unveils Tesla's electric 'Cybertruck' at $39,000
Los Angeles, Nov 22 (IANS) Taking on the pickup truck marker leader Ford, Tesla CEO Elon Musk finally unveiled the ambitious six-seater electric "Cybertruck" at a packed house here that will soon be seen on the roads.
2019-11-22
Category: International, United States,Technology
D/N Test: Hasina, Mamata to attend; Shah unlikely
Kolkata, Nov 22 (IANS) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will inaugurate India's first Day-Night Test by ringing the Eden Bell just before the start of play as a sellout crowd at the Eden Gardens will witness history unfold in front of their eyes on Friday.
2019-11-22
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Sports
Etawah Lion Safari to open without Lion segment
Etawah (Uttar Pradesh), Nov 22 (IANS) Former Chief Minister and Samajwadi Party President Akhilesh Yadav's dream project -- Etawah Lion Safari -- will finally be opened for public on November 24. However, the lion segment will not be opened for public as it does not meet the Central Zoo Authority (CZA) norms yet.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
Guj Police in touch with agencies on godman Nithyananda
Ahmedabad, Nov 22 (IANS) The Gujarat Police is in touch with the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) and other agencies to know the whereabouts of self styled godman Swami Nithyananda, against whom a case was registered for allegedly kidnapping and wrongful confinement of children to make them collect donations from followers to run his ashram in Ahmedabad.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Gujarat,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Muslim family's wedding invites have Hindu Gods
Ayodhya, Nov 22 (IANS) The spirit of Lord Ram is gradually engulfing the whole of Ayodhya, blurring the lines of religion.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
While Pak shares terror, India development partnership: Envoy
New York, Nov 22 (IANS) Contrasting India's and Pakistan's involvement in Afghanistan, India's envoy to the US, Harsh Vardhan Shringla, has said, "Unlike (the) other country in the region, which believes in sharing 'terrorism', we believe in sharing 'development partnership'."
2019-11-22
Category: International, United States,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
India may escape US sanctions for buying Russian S-400
New York, Nov 22 (IANS) A senior US official has left open the possibility that Washington may not impose sanctions on India for buying the Russian Triumf S-400 missile defence system but require New Delhi to tighten defence technology security to prevent snooping by Moscow.
2019-11-22
Category: International, United States,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Twitter rolls out 'Hide Replies' feature globally
San Francisco, Nov 22 (IANS) Twitter has finally rolled out its "Hide Replies" feature globally which lets users hide replies they think are irrelevant, off-topic, or annoying and are changing the course of the discussion on the platform.
2019-11-22
Category: International, Costa Rica,International
Google will pay you $1.5 mn for finding bugs in Pixel phones
San Francisco, Nov 22 (IANS) Google has announced to pay $1 million as top award to security researchers who can find a unique bug in its Pixel series of smartphones that may compromise users' data.
2019-11-22
Category: International, Costa Rica,National,Technology
Deoria DM slaps bizman, video goes viral
Deoria (UP), Nov 22 (IANS) A video clip showing the district magistrate of Deoria district Amit Kishore, slapping a man who is then beaten up by policemen, has gone viral on the social media.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Australia name women's 'A' squads for series against India
Melbourne, Nov 22 (IANS) Cricket Australia on Friday named women's A 50-over and T20 squads to face India A in Queensland from December 12 to 23.
2019-11-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Petrol at Rs 80/l in Mumbai as prices rise after 2 days
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) After a gap of two days, petrol prices increased again on Friday and in the country's financial capital Mumbai, it was being sold at Rs 80 per litre. The petrol prices increased by 15-16 paise per litre in the four metros of Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai and Chennai, while there has been no change in the price of diesel. On the other hand, the price of crude in the international market remained close to the two-month high.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
List of business in LS on Friday
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Kirit P Sokanki and Bhanu Pratap Singh Verma will lay on the Table the Final Action Taken Statement (Hindi and English versions) of the Government on the recommendations contained in Chapter I and V of Twenty-Seventh Report (16th Lok Sabha) of the Committee on the Welfare of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes regarding Action Taken by the Government on the Fifteenth Report (16th Lok Sabha) on 'Reservation for and Employment of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes in Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC)' pertaining to the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Delhi,National
Equity indices trade marginally lower
Mumbai, Nov 22 (IANS) The key Indian equity indices opened on a flat note on Friday before trading marginally lower.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Renowned Marathi scribe Nilkanth Khadilkar, father of chess prodigies 'Khadilkar sisters' dead
Mumbai, Nov 22 (IANS) Renowned Marathi journalist Nilkanth Khadilkar -- the father of India's formidable Chess prodigies called 'Khadilkar sisters' -- passed away following a brief illness here early on Friday morning, a family member said. He was 86.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Media
Facebook may finally take some action on political ads
San Francisco, Nov 22 (IANS) Sense seems to be prevailing at Facebook and the social networking giant is willing to make some changes in its political ad policies to stop misinformation on its platform during elections.
2019-11-22
Category: International, Costa Rica,International
BHU students agree to call of stir over Muslim Prof
Varanasi, Nov 22 (IANS) The students of Banaras Hindu University's Sanskrit Vidya Dharam Vigyan (SVDV) have decided to call off their fortnight-long protest against the appointment of Muslim professor Feroz Khan, as assistant professor in the department.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Shine less on SG pink ball than Kookaburra: Eden curator
Kolkata, Nov 22 (IANS) There has been more talks about the way the SG pink ball will behave in Indias maiden Day-Night Test against Bangladesh than the very outcome of the game which starts at the Eden Gardens from Friday. While some have said that the pink ball will make life difficult for the batsmen thanks to the swing it generates and the nature of the Eden track, chief curator Sujan Mukherjee begs to differ.
2019-11-22
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
Now, woman Aussie cricketer takes break over mental health
Melbourne, Nov 22 (IANS) With talks going on about the mental concerns of sportspersons, another Australia cricketer, this time all-rounder Sophie Molineux has requested for a break from the game in order to focus on mental health.
2019-11-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Intra-centre tournament and 'Football Fiesta' on Saturday
Bengaluru, Nov 22 (IANS) An intra-centre football tournament and 'Football Fiesta' will be organised by La Liga Football Schools and Real Betis at Tiento Sports in the city on Saturday.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Football
Busted: Gang in UP that bought insurance for the dead
Moradabad (Uttar Pradesh), Nov 22 (IANS) The Special Task Force (STF) of the Uttar Pradesh Police has busted a gang that duped insurance companies by getting policies issued in the name of dead people and later claiming the money.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Delhi Police team suspended for partying with criminal in UP
New Delhi , Nov 22 (IANS) Delhi Police has suspended six of its police personnel after they were found partying with a criminal in Lucknow. The criminal was an undertrial and was taken to Uttar Pradesh by the police personnel for court hearings.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
List of business in RS on Friday
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha on Friday will witness a range of matters related to the well being of and employment for persons from Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes, besides ensuring ownership rights of dwellings to people from underprivileged section and constitution of a new army regiment called the Tribal Regiment. It will also discuss matters related to universal health scheme.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Delhi,National
UP Law Commission for new law against conversions
Lucknow, Nov 22 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh Law Commission has submitted a report to Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath suggesting a new law to check forced religious conversions.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Davis Cup Finals narrows down to final 8
Madrid, Nov 22 (IANS) The Davis Cup Finals has been narrowed down to a star-studded group of eight teams following the conclusion of the round-robin action at tennis' premier international team competition.
2019-11-22
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Tennis
Top cop of J&K to be named at JCA meet soon
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) The government will soon name the top police officers in the newly carved Union Territories of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Maradona makes a U-turn, returns as Gimnasia boss
Buenos Aires, Nov 22 (IANS) Football legend Diego Maradona has returned as manager of Argentinian side Gimnasia La Plata, just two days after walking away from the job.
2019-11-22
Category: International, Costa Rica,Sports,Football
Doordarshan to Disney: Norman Joseph's incredible journey
Los Angeles, Nov 22 (IANS) Norman Joseph worked as a child artiste on Doordarshan for seven years, and is now lending his creative genius to Disney animated films like "Zootopia", "Moana", "Ralph Breaks the Internet" and "Frozen 2".
2019-11-22
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Hollywood
'No person from upper caste extended help to Lord Ram'
Panaji, Nov 22 (IANS) Not a single individual belonging to the upper caste helped Lord Ram when he was banished from Ayodhya, as well as in his battle against Ravana for the return of Sita, Goa Governor Satya Pal Malik has said in his first official speech here, adding that only tribals, adivasis and lower caste people supported the Lord during his banishment.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Two more witnesses testify publicly in impeachment inquiry
Washington, Nov 22 (IANS) The last two witnesses scheduled for publicly testifying before a House panel as part of an impeachment inquiry into US President Donald Trump offered their narratives of events relating to the investigation.
2019-11-22
Category: International, United States,Politics
Lawyer for Epstein victims urges Prince Andrew to aid probe
New York, Nov 22 (IANS) An attorney representing several alleged victims of late financier and sex offender Jeffrey Epstein said here that Britain's Prince Andrew should share with authorities what he knows about the activities of his long-time friend.
2019-11-22
Category: International, United States,Immigration/Law/Rights
Matthew McConaughey's near-death encounter with a snake
Los Angeles, Nov 22 (IANS) Actor Matthew McConaughey has revealed that he once had a near-death experience with a snake when he used to live in Australia.
2019-11-22
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Finnish SC upholds verdicts in largest environmental lawsuit
Helsinki, Nov 22 (IANS) The trial related to the Talvivaara metals mine in Sotkamo, northeastern Finland, came to an end with the Finnish Supreme Court upholding the previous verdict.
2019-11-22
Category: International, Finland,Immigration/Law/Rights
US Senate passes short-term spending bill
Washington, Nov 22 (IANS) The US Senate has passed a short-term spending bill that could keep the federal government funded through December 20, avoiding a possible government shutdown.
2019-11-22
Category: International, United States,Politics
Oil prices climb amid rising tensions in Middle East
New York, Nov 22 (IANS) Oil prices went up, as investors continued observing the escalating geopolitical frictions between Yemen's Houthi rebels and the Saudi-led coalition in the Middle East.
2019-11-22
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy
Amit Kumar: Certain music companies are very unmusical
Mumbai, Nov 22 (IANS) Singer- composer Amit Kumar has criticised certain music and recording companies, saying that these labels are damaging the standard of music.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Mindy Kaling 'happy' on passing driver's test
Los Angeles, Nov 22 (IANS) Renowned comedian Mindy Kaling has passed her written driver's exam, and she is extremely happy.
2019-11-22
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Israeli prosecutor accuses Netanyahu of fraud, abuse of trust
Jerusalem, Nov 22 (IANS) Israel's attorney general has charged Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu with bribery, fraud and breach of trust in connection with three separate cases.
2019-11-22
Category: International, Israel,Politics
KPL matches only after betting probe: Official
Bengaluru, Nov 22 (IANS) The next edition of Karnataka Premier League (KPL) would be conducted only after the investigation into the multi-crore international betting scam is completed, said an official.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Cricket
Two held for killing man over land dispute in Haryana
Gurugram, Nov 22 (IANS) Two men were arrested for abducting and killing a man over land dispute in Haryana's Basai village, police said here on Friday.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Pawar, Thackeray, Raut in midnight rendezvous
Mumbai, Nov 22 (IANS) Inching towards forming the Maharashtra government, Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) President Sharad Pawar had a midnight rendezvous meeting with Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray, here.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
OlaMoney appoints Hemant Kaul as board member
Bengaluru, Nov 21 (IANS) OlaMoney, the financial services arm of ride-hailing platform Ola, on Thursday appointed veteran financial services executive Hemant Kaul as a board member.
2019-11-22
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy
Mamata egging ministers' outbursts against me: Governor
Kolkata, Nov 21 (IANS) Facing a barrage of verbal counter-attacks from West Bengal ministers, Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar on Thursday targeted Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, accusing her of giving "sanction" to the "unpalatable" public outbursts which were "worrisome" for democracy.
2019-11-22
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Anand eyes London through Tata Steel Chess tournament
Kolkata, Nov 21 (IANS) Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand will have his eyes on London when he begins his campaign in the Tata Steel Chess tournament second edition, which kicks-off here at the National Library of India here on friday. It is the sixth edition before the grand finale to be held in London within a week.
2019-11-21
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Other Sports
Seven released from Assam detention centres on bail
Guwahati, Nov 21 (IANS) The Assam government on Thursday released seven persons, including a woman, who had been in detention camps for over last three years.
2019-11-21
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
165 in fray for Karnataka assembly by-elections
Bengaluru, Nov 21 (IANS) A total of 165 candidates, including 126 Independents and 9 women, are in the fray for the 15 Assembly by-elections in Karnataka on December 5, an official said on Thursday.
2019-11-21
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Several big names from Delhi in race for Goa DGP
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) After the death of 1988 batch AGMUT cadre IPS officer Pranav Nanda, several big names from the IPS lobby of Delhi are in fray for becoming the next Director General of Police of Goa, say sources.
2019-11-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Mamata nod to ministers' public outbursts against me: Guv
Kolkata, Nov 21 (IANS) Facing a barrage of verbal counter-attacks from West Bengal ministers, Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar on Thursday targeted Chief Minister Mamata Baenrjee, accusing her of giving "sanction" to the "unpalatable" public outbursts which were "worrisome" for democracy.
2019-11-21
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Eastern Army commander visits forward posts in Mizoram
Kolkata, Nov 21 (IANS) Indian Army's Eastern Command chief, Lt Gen Anil Chauhan, undertook a two-day visit ending Thursday to forward posts along the Indo-Myanmar border in Mizoram and interacted with the troops deployed there, a defence official said.
2019-11-21
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Defence/Security
Haren Pandya murder: SC dismisses review plea of 9 convicts
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court has declined to entertain the plea of nine convicts, sentenced to life for the murder of former Gujarat Home Minister Haren Pandya in 2003, urging the court to review the verdict, which held them guilty.
2019-11-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Adani, Piramal among likely contenders for DHFL
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) The Gautam Adani-led Group and the Piramal Group are among the major contenders for the crisis-hit Dewan Housing Finance Corporation (DHFL), sources said.
2019-11-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Ex-CJI vacates official residence within 3 days of retiring
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) Former Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi, who demitted the office on November 17, has vacated his official residence within three days of his retirement.
2019-11-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
31 Vyapam accused convicted, sentencing on Nov 25
Bhopal, Nov 21 (IANS) A CBI court here on Thursday convicted 31 people in the infamous Vyapam recruitment and admission scam of Madhya Pradesh. The quantum of punishment will be pronounced on November 25.
2019-11-21
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Heated clashes on foreign policy mark Democratic presidential debate
New York, Nov 21 (IANS) Democrats vying for the party's presidential nomination trained their guns on President Donald Trump in their debate that came in the middle of impeachment hearings while heatedly clashing on US role abroad.
2019-11-21
Category: International, United States,Diplomacy,Politics
State can reasonably restrict fundamental rights, J&K to SC
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir administration, justifying the restrictions imposed in the erstwhile state after revocation of Article 370, told the Supreme Court that reasonable restrictions are in-built in any of the fundamental rights, more particularly, when there is a compelling interest of the state.
2019-11-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Hope Ganguly is more successful BCCI chief than me: Gavaskar
Kolkata, Nov 21 (IANS) Former India captain Sunil Gavaskar hopes Sourav Ganguly is five times more successful as BCCI President than him when he was at the helm for a short period of time.
2019-11-21
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
Infosys to code digital applications to US-based Arlanxeo
Bengaluru, Nov 21 (IANS) Global software major Infosys would code software for digital applications for the US-based Arlanxeo, a market leader in synthetic elastomers.
2019-11-21
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy,Technology
Look forward to next 5 days: Ganguly on Twitter
Kolkata, Nov 21 (IANS) The man who played a crucial role in convincing India skipper Virat Kohli to agree to play a pink ball Test against Bangladesh is none other than current Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) President Sourav Ganguly as he has focussed on the need to rejuvenate Test cricket.
2019-11-21
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
Rs 80 lakh robbed from ATM cash van in Delhi
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) Robbers in Delhi flee with Rs 80 lakh from a cash van on Thursday after kidnapping its driver and security personnel. However, no official information was released by the police.
2019-11-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Mixed response in Bhopal to Pragya's defence panel nomination
Bhopal, Nov 21 (IANS) The nomination of Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur to the consultative committee of the Defence Ministry may have expectedly set social media on fire but the general response through public statements has been mild, to say the least. Bhopal from where she has been elected to the Lok Sabha shows a sense of resignation.
2019-11-21
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
Electoral bonds opposed by those immersed in corruption: Goyal
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) Hitting out at the criticism of electoral bonds, Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal on Thursday attacked the Congress, saying that it is only natural that they will oppose a system which is cleaning the electoral process from the curse of black money.
2019-11-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
India, Russia looking to broaden literary ties: Envoy
Panaji, Nov 21 (IANS) Both Russia and India are trying to script a "literary" edge to the bilateral relationship, Russian Ambassador to India Nikolay Kudashev said on Thursday.
2019-11-21
Category: India, Goa,National,Cinema/Showbiz,Diplomacy,Art/Culture/Books
Pollution needs systematic, scientific solution: Javadekar
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) The debate on pollution, particularly in the Delhi-NCR area, in the Rajya Sabha on Thursday witnessed heated and emotional appeals with members demanding either to declare an environmental emergency or take the issue up as a national emergency.
2019-11-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Tradologie to start operations in Cairo, Istanbul
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) Tradologie.com, a business-to-business (B2B) marketplace for trade of agriculture commodities among others on Thursday announced that it will expand its operations in Cairo and Istanbul.
2019-11-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Lloyds certifies Wipro 3D for metal additive manufacturing
Bengaluru, Nov 21 (IANS) British assessment services vendor Lloyd's Register certified the additive manufacturing business of Wipro 3D for quality assurance, said the global software major on Thursday.
2019-11-21
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy
10 batsmen fall for a duck in U-16 Harris Shield match
Mumbai, Nov 21 (IANS) In one of a kind incident, not even a single batsman of the Children's Welfare Centre School team was able to score a run against Swami Vivekanand School (SVIS) in a U-16 Harris Shield match as 10 of them fell for without scoring.
2019-11-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Veda Krishnamurthy named skipper of India A women's squad for Oz tour
Kolkata, Nov 21 (IANS) The All-India Women's Selection Committee on Thursday appointed Veda Krishnamurthy as the skipper of a 15-member India A women's squad for their next month's Australia tour.
2019-11-21
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
NIA files charge sheet in Punjab terror conspiracy case
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has filed a charge sheet in the case relating to a terror conspiracy in Punjab.
2019-11-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
'21 Bridges' is slick but generic (IANS Review, Rating: ** & 1/2)
"21 Bridges"; Cast: Chadwick Boseman, Sienna Miller, Stephen James, Keith David, Taylor Kitsch, Alexander Siddig, JKSimmons, Morocco Omari, Louis Cancelmi; Direction: Brian Kirk; Rating: ** & 1/2 (two and a half stars)
2019-11-21
Category: India, New Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
MSME sector added jobs after demonetization: Govt data
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) While the Opposition has been attacking the Modi government for destroying numerous jobs in the micro, small and medium enterprises (MSME) sector post demonetization, figures show that 4-5 lakh jobs have been added annually for the past three years.
2019-11-21
Category: India, Delhi,National
Pan India NRC to exclude more Muslims: Badruddin Ajmal
Guwahati, Nov 21 (IANS) A day after Union Home minister Amit Shah announced that pan India National Register of Citizens (NRC) will include Assam as well, Chief of All India United Democratic Front (AIUDF) Badruddin Ajmal said that the ruling party is unable to digest that a large number of Muslims have made it to the final NRC.
2019-11-21
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics
Jack Black opens up on retirement plan
Los Cabos (Mexico), Nov 21 (IANS) Actor Jack Black says he plans to play lots of video games after his retirement.
2019-11-21
Category: International, Mexico,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Dwayne Johnson opens up on possibility of 'Jumanji 3'
Los Cabos (Mexico), Nov 21 (IANS) Hollywood actor-producer Dwayne Johnson says the prospect of coming out with a third film in the "Jumanji" franchise totally depends on audience reaction to upcoming second part, "Jumanji: The Next Level".
2019-11-21
Category: International, Mexico,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Global players invest in ZEEL; issue oversubscribed
Mumbai, Nov 21 (IANS) Major global investors such as GIC, Blackrock and HSBC Global invested in Subhash Chandra-led Essel Group's stake sale of 16.5 per cent in Zee Entertainment Enterprises, sources said.
2019-11-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
FB, Instagram on Google Play Store vulnerable: Check Point
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) Check Point Research on Thursday said it found the latest versions of some of the most famous apps in the world on Google's Play Store, including Facebook and Instagram, to have vulnerabilities that were believed to have been patched earlier.
2019-11-21
Category: India, Delhi,Technology,Defence/Security
Crime figures endorse Amit Shah's claim of normalcy in Valley
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) Corroborating Union Home Minister Amit Shah's statement in Parliament relating to normalcy in Jammu and Kashmir, the latest figures released by the government reveal that incidents of violence, including killings of civilians and security forces personnel, have come down drastically in J&K this year. The decrease in incidents of stone pelting and firing is also significant, particularly after the scrapping of the special status of J&K on August 5 last.
2019-11-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Gulshan Devaiah: I want to showcase my talent beyond villain roles
Mumbai, Nov 21 (IANS) Actor Gulshan Devaiah, who plays a negative lead in the forthcoming film "Commando 3", reveals he was approached to play villain in the earlier films of the "Commando" series, too. He added that he picked "Commando 3 because he felt the role was suitable for him.
2019-11-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
31 convicted in Vyapam scam case, sentencing Nov 25
Bhopal, Nov 21 (IANS) A special court here on Thursday convicted 31 people in a case relating to irregularities in a 2013 exam of the Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board, or Vyapam, for recruitment of police constables.
2019-11-21
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Japanese student commits suicide at IITG
Guwahati, Nov 21 (IANS) A student from Japan committed suicide at the Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati (IITG) on Thursday.
2019-11-21
Category: India, Assam,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
No KPL matches till betting probe is completed: Official
Bengaluru, Nov 21 (IANS) The next edition of the Karnataka Premier League (KPL) would not be held till the investigation into the multi-crore betting scam is completed by the police, an official said on Thursday.
2019-11-21
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Cricket
Dhawan brings smile at hospital, Hardik takes funny dig
Surat, Nov 21 (IANS) India limited-overs opener Shikhar Dhawan, however, failed to shine on ground during the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy T20 here on Thursday, but he brought smiles on the faces of hospital staff where he was taken following a minor injury.
2019-11-21
Category: India, Gujarat,Sports,Cricket
Odisha signs MoUs to improve urban service delivery system
Bhubaneswar, Nov 21 (IANS) The Odisha government on Thursday signed three Memorandum of Understandings (MoUs) to transform urban service delivery system in the state.
2019-11-21
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
Rohit to play ODIs and T20Is against Windies
Kolkata, Nov 21 (IANS) Contrary to all the talks, India vice-captain Rohit Sharma was not rested for the West Indies ODIs and T20I squads as Mohammed Shami made a comeback to the shortest format while Krunal Pandya was dropped as the selection committee met here on Thursday to pick the teams.
2019-11-21
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
Chandrashekhar Azad's relative threatens strike
Bhopal, Nov 21 (IANS) Amit Azad, a close relative of freedom fighter Chandrashekhar Azad, has threatened to go on an indefinite strike from December 2 if the Bhopal Municipal Corporation (BMC) fails to re-install the bust of the freedom fighter.
2019-11-21
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
Twinkle's Insta pic of Mumbai auto gets over 50K likes
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) A picture of an auto-rickshaw in Mumbai offering a slew of facilities has gone viral on Instagram, courtesy author-actress Twinkle Khanna.
2019-11-21
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Nagarjuna's comeback in 'Brahmastra' has Twitter in frenzy
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) Telugu superstar Nagarjuna returns to the Bollywood screen with a stellar role in "Brahmastra", starring Amitabh Bachchan, Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt. Fans of the iconic actor took to Twitter on Thursday to post his pictures with co-stars Ranbir and Alia, and also to wish him luck.
2019-11-21
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Tribal refugees want rehab package before return
Agartala, Nov 21 (IANS) A representative body of the 35,000 tribal refugees, sheltered in northern Tripura for more than 22 years after they fled Mizoram, on Thursday said that they would not return to their homeland unless their permanent rehabilitation and development package was announced by the government.
2019-11-21
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics
Man City FC launches community football project in Mumbai
Mumbai, Nov 21 (IANS) Reigning Premier League Champions, Manchester City Football Club celebrated the launch of the community football project 'Goals for Life' in Mumbai here on Thursday. Club legend Micah Richards was on hand to help deliver a football session to local children and meet the inspiring Young Leaders who'll be changing lives through football.
2019-11-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Football
Kashmir region returning to normalcy, Centre tells SC
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) A day after Home Minister Amit Shah's statement in the Parliament on Kashmir, the Centre, through Solicitor General Tushar Mehta, gave the Supreme Court a detailed account of "normalcy" returning to Jammu and Kashmir, especially in the Valley.
2019-11-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Defence/Security
Toyota India launches fast track loan facility for customers
Bengaluru, Nov 21 (IANS) Japanese car maker Toyota India on Thursday launched a facility for fast tracking car loans to its customers within 30 minutes of their applying.
2019-11-21
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy
After 5-day lull, political action to return to Maharashtra
Mumbai, Nov 21 (IANS) After a hectic five days of politicking in New Delhi, the political action returns to Maharashtra again on Friday as the Shiv Sena, Nationalist Congress Party and Congress finalise their government formation plans, according to sources in these parties.
2019-11-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Sona Mohapatra on Anu Malik's stepping down: It's a symbolic victory
Mumbai, Nov 21 (IANS) Singer Sona Mohapatara on Thursday said that she considers music composer Anu Malik's stepping down as "Indian Idol" judge a "symbolic victory" for all women who have faced sexual harassment.
2019-11-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
HR function must modernize to stay relevant: Report
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) Three in five HR executives globally feel that the HR function must modernize its approach to planning for the future workforce to stay relevant, a new report said on Thursday.
2019-11-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
After 5-day lull, political action to return to Maharashtra
Mumbai, Nov 21 (IANS) After a hectic five days of politicking in New Delhi, the political action returns to Maharashtra again on Friday as the Shiv Sena, Nationalist Congress Party and Congress finalise their government formation plans, according to sources in these parties.
2019-11-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Sona Mohapatra on Anu Malik's stepping down: It's a symbolic victory
Mumbai, Nov 21 (IANS) Singer Sona Mohapatara on Tuesday considers music composer Anu Malik's stepping down as "Indian Idol" judge a "symbolic victory" for all women who have faced sexual harassment.
2019-11-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Terror funding: ED takes possession of 7 J&K properties
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) Over three months after the Centre abrogated Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir, the Enforcement Directorate on Thursday said that it has taken possession of seven properties attached in connection with its probe into a terror-funding case involving Hizb-u Mujahideen (HuM) chief Syed Salahuddin and others worth Rs 1.22 crore.
2019-11-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Slowdown dents October M&A deal activity: Report
Mumbai, Nov 21 (IANS) Slow economic growth, amid prevailing uncertainties have dented the volume of 'Mergers and Acquisitions' activity in the country which declined by 40 per cent to 28 deals last month from 47 reported for the corresponding month of last year, a report showed on Thursday.
2019-11-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
'Chandrayaan-2's scientific objectives fully accomplished'
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) The scientific objectives of Chandrayaan-2 were fully accomplished, which include moon surface mapping, and topographical studies, Minister of State for Department of Space Jitendra Singh said on Thursday, asserting that "despite setbacks in landing, we must remember that Chandrayaan had quite a successful journey up till now".
2019-11-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Science/Tech,Technology
SC to hear PIL seeking deportation of illegal immigrants
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Thursday agreed to hear a plea seeking identification and deportation of all illegal immigrants from the country, including of Bangladeshi nationals and Rohingyas.
2019-11-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Defence/Security
D/N Test: Six more arrested for black marketing of tickets
Kolkata, Nov 21 (IANS) Kolkata police sleuths on Thursday arrested six persons during a drive against black marketing of tickets around Eden Gardens on the eve of the country's first-ever Day-Night Test match beginning from November 22.
2019-11-21
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
Lanka's new Prez cleared of fraud charges on immunity
Colombo, Nov 21 (IANS) Newly elected Sri Lanka President Gotabaya Rajapaksa was acquitted of misappropriation charges based on presidential immunity.
2019-11-21
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Politics
LS members demand national plan to deal with pollution
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) Cutting across the party line, lawmakers on Thursday demanded in the Lok Sabha for a "national action plan" to deal with air pollution while emphasizing that farmers should not be blamed for the deteriorating air quality in Delhi as they are also the victims of climate change.
2019-11-21
Category: India, Delhi,National
Japan unveils nearly completed venues for Tokyo 2020
Tokyo, Nov 21 (IANS) The construction of the Aquatics Center, the main venue for the swimming competitions of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, and the Ariake Arena, which will host volleyball and wheelchair basketball events, is progressing smoothly towards completion.
2019-11-21
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Other Sports
Sena floats new names for CM but NCP insists on Uddhav
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) After Shiv Sena youth leader Aditya Thackeray's name did not find any takers for the Chief Minister's post, the party proposed the names of Subhash Desai and Eknath Shinde but the NCP has rejected them and insisted that Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray takes over the top post, sources said.
2019-11-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
I don't take credit for 'Marjaavaan': Nikkhil Advani
Mumbai, Nov 21 (IANS) Producer-filmmaker Nikkhil Advani would not like to take credit for "Marjaavan". He said it is a film by Milap Zaveri, who loves to make mass entertainers.
2019-11-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Pakistan students announce countrywide protest on Nov 29
Islamabad, Nov 21 (IANS) In the midst of fee hikes, harassment scandals and arrests from campuses, students in Pakistan will come together for a Student Solidarity March on November 29 to demand better education and a fair academic environment, according to Pakistani media reports.
2019-11-21
Category: International, Pakistan,International
Indians account for 93% of H4 visas in US: Jaishankar
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) Indians today account for 93 per cent of the total number of visas under H4 visa category, which is meant work permit for the spouses, in the US, said External Affairs Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar in Rajya Sabha on Thursday.
2019-11-21
Category: India, Delhi,National
Twinkle's Instagram pic of Mumbai auto gets over 50K likes
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) A picture of an auto-rickshaw in Mumbai offering a slew of facilities has gone viral on Instagram, courtesy Bollywood actress Twinkle Khanna.
2019-11-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Cinema/Showbiz
Punit Goenka to ZEEL staff: Stake sale as per debt repayment plan
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) Punit Goenka, the MD and CEO of Zee Entertainment Enterprises (ZEE) has written to the employees of the company saying the proposed sale of 16.5 per cent stake by the Essel Group is in line with the overall debt repayment plan.
2019-11-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Andhra ropes in IIM, Ahmedabad to check graft
Amaravati, Nov 21 (IANS) In a significant move to curb corruption in various government departments, Andhra Pradesh has roped in Indian Institute of Management (Ahmedabad) to work with the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB).
2019-11-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Emraan Hashmi on Rishi Kapoor: I love his brutally honest attitude
Mumbai, Nov 21 (IANS) Veteran actor Rishi Kapoor teams up with Emraan Hashmi for the first time in the upcoming thriller, "The Body". Emraan is clearly in awe of the senior star.
2019-11-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
11 senior UP Congress leaders served show cause notice
Lucknow, Nov 21 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh Congress has issued a show cause notice to 11 senior party leaders who recently held a meeting and expressed concern over the manner in which the veterans were being sidelined in the party.
2019-11-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Ahmedabad-Mumbai bullet train project may hit roadblock
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi's highly ambitious Bullet train project of the National High Speed Railway Corp (NHSRCL) between Mumbai-Ahmedabad may hit a roadblock if the Congress-NCP-Shiv Sena combine comes to power in Maharashtra.
2019-11-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Politics
Maha politics: 'Secularism' rephrased in CMP after Sena objection
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) Leaders of Shiv Sena and Congress had to contend with the most controversial word, secularism, as they sat down to decide on the Common Minimum Programme (CMP), sources said. After hectic parleys, the two sides came around to "avoid" the word and rephrase it, which will now be a part of the CMP's preamble, sources said on Thursday.
2019-11-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
566 highway projects delayed for various reasons: Gadkari
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) As many as 566 national highway projects are running behind schedule owing to issues ranging from land acquisition, forest and wildlife clearances to poor performance of contractors, Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari told Parliament on Thursday.
2019-11-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Politics
'We have been urging govt to control economic slowdown'
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Thursday hit out at the central government over the economic slowdown in the country and said that conditions are very critical and we are regularly urging the government to do something about it.
2019-11-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Pak baffled on India's decision to open Siachen for tourists
Islamabad, Nov 21 (IANS) Pakistan is baffled by India's decision to open Siachen, the world's highest battlefield, for tourists and said that Pakistan can't expect anything good or positive from India, as per media reports.
2019-11-21
Category: International, Pakistan,International
Musk set to launch Tesla's first-ever electric 'Cybertruck'
San Francisco, Nov 21 (IANS) Tesla CEO Elon Musk was all set to unveil his first electric pickup truck on Thursday night with a "heart-stopping" design, with better utility than a Ford F-150 and superior performance to a basic Porsche 911.
2019-11-21
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Dare-devil Maharashtra cop nabs thief even after being shot
Ahmednagar (Maharashtra), Nov 21 (IANS) In a scene straight out of films, two dare-devil Maharashtra policemen - including one who was shot and bleeding profusely - managed to nab a notorious thief in this Maharashtra district on Thursday, police said.
2019-11-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National
Ranu Mondal's viral makeup pic 'fake', claims salon
Mumbai, Nov 21 (IANS) The recent viral photograph of internet singing sensation Ranu Mondal, which showed her wearing ghastly white makeup, is fake, claims the salon that styled the singer.
2019-11-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
NTPC may shell Rs 10k cr for Centre's stake in NEEPCO, THDC
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) Country's largest power producer NTPC may make an aggressive bid of about Rs 10,000 crore to buy out the Centre's stake in two hydro power producing companies - NEEPCO and THDC, two persons having knowledge of the development said.
2019-11-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
On World TV Day, telly stars want drastic changes in medium
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) November 21 is World Television Day and, at a time Indian television is at a crossroad facing the threat of being overtaken by OTT, many actors who shot to fame thanks to the small screen, feel the medium needs a reality check. Hindi TV shows have often been slammed for being regressive and unintelligent, and actors such as Vivian Dsena, Ssara Khan and Smita Bansal opened up on the changes they wish to see in Hindi TV shows.
2019-11-21
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Attorney-General pitches for fixed 3-year tenure for CJI
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) The government's top law officer on Thursday recommended a fixed tenure of three years for the Chief Justice of India.
2019-11-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Pak denies reports of US aircraft entering its territory
Islamabad, Nov 21 (IANS) The Civil Aviation Authority of Pakistan on Thursday denied reports that any US military aircraft entered Pakistan airspace.
2019-11-21
Category: International, Pakistan,International
Salim Merchant claims YRF haven't paid royalties for 4 years
Mumbai, Nov 21 (IANS) Salim Merchant, of the composer duo Salim-Sulaiman, shocked Bollywood buffs on Thursday by alleging that the prestigious production house Yash Raj Films (YRF) has not paid him royalties despite having collected the same. He added that this was the reason he has not worked with YRF over the past four years.
2019-11-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Snapchat introduces new 'Time Machine' lens
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) Photo-messaging app Snapchat on Thursday launched a new lens called 'Time Machine' that allows its users to change the appearance of their age simply by dragging a slider across the device's screen.
2019-11-21
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Harrison Ford is up for new adventure in 'The Call Of The Wild'
Los Angeles, Nov 21 (IANS) Hollywood icon Harrison Ford is all set to go on a new mega adventure on screen. Before you jump to the conclusion that Indiana Jones is back in action, Ford this time has decided to don an altogether new action-adventure avatar , with the live action-animated thriller "The Call Of The Wild".
2019-11-21
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Asset strip, two-phased share sale proposed to make BPCL attractive
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) With the aim to attract a larger number of investors to take over public sector oil refiner Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd (BPCL), the government is looking at further stripping some assets from the parent entity while splitting the share sale plan into two phases.
2019-11-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Twitter video on Vietnamese kids using dead snake as skipping rope
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) Many a social media user must have skipped a heartbeat after watching a YouTube video of three Vietnamese children merrily skipping using a dead snake as a rope.
2019-11-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society
Speculation over Muralitharan becoming Lanka Governor
Colombo, Nov 21 (IANS) Muttiah Muralitharan, the famous Sri Lanka off-spinner of yesteryear, is tipped as a governor of Northern Province following the presidential elections that gave a clear majority to Gotabaya Rajapaksa, a former defence minister of the island nation who in his term defeated Tamil militants headed by the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam, media reports here said, citing anger in the Tamil minority community.
2019-11-21
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Politics,Sports
Harrison Ford is up for new adventure in 'The Call Of The Wild'
Los Angeles, Nov 21 (IANS) Hollywood icon Harrison Ford is all set to go on a new mega adventure on screen. Before you jump to the conclusion that India Jones is back in action, Ford this time has decided to don an altogether new action-adventure avatar , with the live action-animated thriller "The Call Of The Wild".
2019-11-21
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Sensex & Nifty close lower; Zee gains 12%, BPCL loses 6%
Mumbai, Nov 21 (IANS) Dragged down by auto and manufacturing sector stocks, the equity indices ended lower on Thursday. The Sensex ended 76.47 points or 0.19 per cent down at 40,575.17, while the Nifty lost 30.70 points to finish at 11,968.40.
2019-11-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Rajya Sabha marshals drop hats after furore over new dress
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) Days after the furore over the new dress of Rajya Sabha marshals that resembled those worn by defence personnel, the marshals on Thursday were seen without their decorated peaked caps.
2019-11-21
Category: India, Delhi,National
Katrina Kaif: Keen on roles that give opportunity to invest
Mumbai, Nov 21 (IANS) Actress Katrina Kaif, who has upped her own ante with her performances in films like "Bharat" and "Zero", says she is now keen on taking up roles that will give her the space and opportunity to invest, get her teeth into the character and explore it.
2019-11-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Coming soon: A countdown of trending songs of the week
Mumbai, Nov 21 (IANS) A music countdown show, "Pro Music Countdown", will premiere soon. The show, hosted by Siddharth Kannan, will present chartbusters in a chat show format.
2019-11-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Sheikh Hasina to watch historic India-B'desh Test match
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina is visiting Kolkata on Friday on the request of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to inaugurate the first day-night Test match between India and Bangladesh at the Eden Gardens.
2019-11-21
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
'Bigg Boss 13': Rashami taunts Shehnaz for borrowing clothes
Mumbai, Nov 21 (IANS) After a testosterone-filled week highlighted by Asim Riaz and Siddharth Shukla's fight, it is now the time for the girls to take out their claws on the upcoming episode of "Bigg Boss 13". Actress Rashami Desai and Punjabi star Shehnaz Gill got into a verbal spat over clothes in the controversial Colors show.
2019-11-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Jaypee Infra: Voting on resolution plans likely Dec 8-11
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) The Committee of Creditors (CoC) of the Jaypee Infratech (JIL) have planned to start the voting process on the resolution plans for the bankrupt company on December 8 and it would go on till December 11.
2019-11-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Why Delhi's power elite queuing up to visit Ayodhya on Dec 14?
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) A large group of Delhi's power elite are set to visit Ayodhya on December 14, barely a month after the Supreme Court in a landmark judgement settled the Ayodhya title dispute, once and for all, by giving exclusive rights to Ram Lalla over the disputed land of 2.77 acres. They come from various walks of life but connected with a common thread of taking pride in India's historical "pride".
2019-11-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Religion
Aishwarya stresses on timely cleft treatment for kids
Mumbai, Nov 21 (IANS) Aishwarya Rai-Bachchan emphasises on the necessity of early diagnosis and timely treatment of cleft among children, which, if left unattended, can lead to difficulties in breathing, speaking, eating, ENT infections and other complications.
2019-11-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Govt to refer surrogacy bill to Rajya Sabha Select Committee
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) With many Rajya Sabha members across party lines suggesting changes in certain provisions of the Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill, 2019, the government on Thursday agreed to refer the draft legislation to a house Select Committee.
2019-11-21
Category: India, Delhi,National
Kolkata civic body to use drone to kill mosquitoes
Kolkata, Nov 21 (IANS) The Kolkata Municipal Corporation has procured a drone to search and kill mosquito larvae for preventing spread of vector-borne diseases like dengue, chikungunya and malaria, a top official said on Thursday.
2019-11-21
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Health/Medicine,Technology
Google now lets you buy film tickets through AI-powered Duplex
San Francisco, Nov 21 (IANS) Google is finally rolling out its Duplex artificial intelligence tool on the Web which is designed to let users more easily buy movie tickets online.
2019-11-21
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
I-League's 13th edition from Nov 30
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) The 13th edition of the Hero I-League was officially launched at a ceremony in here on Thursday. The League will kick-off on November 30 with former champions Mohun Bagan FC and Aizawl FC locking horns at the Rajiv Gandhi stadium in Aizawl, Mizoram.
2019-11-21
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
TN people to perform miracle in Assembly polls: Rajinikanth
Chennai, Nov 21 (IANS) Tamil actor Rajinikanth on Thursday said people of Tamil Nadu will perform a miracle in the 2021 Assembly elections.
2019-11-21
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Four Indo-Canadian MPs inducted in Trudeau's new Cabinet
Ottawa, Nov 21 (IANS) In a first, a Hindu woman lawmaker has been inducted into a Canadian Cabinet as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau unveiled his new team of ministers that also includes three Sikh MPs.
2019-11-21
Category: International, Canada,Politics
Anu Malik steps down as judge from 'Indian Idol'
Mumbai, Nov 21 (IANS) Music composer Anu Malik has stepped down as judge from the ongoing season 11 of "Indian Idol", after growing outcry against him over allegations of sexual harassment that were levelled by singer Sona Mohapatra.
2019-11-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Meet the JNU profs held captive by their own students
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) Over the last week, the protest by JNU students not only got shriller but stressed to find resonance in India's political discourse. So much so, Members of Parliament started giving adjournment motions. With visuals of students being beaten by cops, the sympathy leaned towards them. But there's a counter narrative to this as well.
2019-11-21
Category: India, Delhi,National
Music band on wheelchairs to perform in Chandigarh
Chandigarh, Nov 21 (IANS) In a first-of-its-kind in the region, a group of seven young men have come together to form a music band on wheelchairs.
2019-11-21
Category: India, Punjab,Cinema/Showbiz
India asks Pak to provide consular access to 2 Indians
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) India has asked Pakistan to provide consular access to two Indians who inadvertently crossed over to the Pakistani side and were arrested there.
2019-11-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
1 in 2 smartphones in India sold through online channels
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) Thanks to new launches and aggressive sell-in ahead of annual online sales like Flipkart's Big Billion and Amazon's Great India festive season sale, every second phone in the country is now sold through online channels, said a new report on Thursday.
2019-11-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Pink ball Test feather in Ganguly's cap: Vengsarkar
Kolkata, Nov 21 (IANS) Former captain Dilip Vengsarkar on Thursday hailed Sourav Ganguly, saying the first Pink Ball Test in India is a feather in the BCCI President's cap as he was the man behind making it happen.
2019-11-21
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
Plastic ban to be strictly implemented in Kerala
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 21 (IANS) Kerala from January 1, 2020 will allow only recyclable plastic material, the state cabinet decided on Thursday.
2019-11-21
Category: India, Kerala,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Of melody and malaise in the world
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) Just back from touring the US with his sons, Sarod maestro Ustad Amjad Ali Khan, who performed at a synagogue, a church, besides delivering a lecture at a university there says that violence seeping in every society in the world is what disturbs him the most.
2019-11-21
Category: India, Delhi,National
Total unanimity between Congress, NCP on Maharashtra: Chavan
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) The Congress on Thursday said that it has resolved all the issues on government formation in Maharashtra with its alliance partner Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) and there is complete unanimity between the two parties.
2019-11-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Big B: Cinema can disintegrate discrimination in society
Panaji, Nov 21 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan on Thursday made a strong pitch for cinema as a unifying medium in order to disintegrate the system that divides people on the lines of colour, caste and religion.
2019-11-21
Category: India, Goa,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
UK Sikh groups confer 'Lifetime Achievement' award on Imran
London, Nov 21 (IANS) Two leading separatist British Sikh organisations conferred 'Lifetime Achievement' award to Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan for the Kartarpur corridor at the City Hall during the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev.
2019-11-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Religion,Terrorism
Apple launches smart battery case for iPhone 11 series
San Francisco, Nov 21 (IANS) Apple has launched its third generation of smart battery cases for the iPhone 11, 11 Pro, and 11 Pro Max.
2019-11-21
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Mamata slams PSU divestment, suggests all-party meet
Kolkata, Nov 21 (IANS) Opposing disinvestment of Public Sector Undertakings, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday said it could gradually lead to disinvestment of the country itself and urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to consult experts and, if need be, call an all-party meeting on the issue.
2019-11-21
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Paswan misused post, not eligible to be a minister: AAP
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) Member of Rajya Sabha from Delhi Sanjay Singh on Thursday said Union Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Ram Vilas Paswan has lied and misused his post and is not "eligible" to be a Minister.
2019-11-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
VMware targets SMEs for further growth in India
Mumbai, Nov 21 (IANS) After making its technology available to some of India's biggest organisations including the State Bank of India and Bharti Airtel, enterprise software major VMware is now eying small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to accelerate its pace of growth in the country, according to the company's top executives.
2019-11-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy,Technology
DUSU President, others detained during pro-JNU protest
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) Several students, including top members of RSS student wing ABVP and the DUSU, were detained after a scuffle between protesters and security personnel near the Parliament Street police station on Thursday during a march to the HRD Ministry to oppose the proposed JNU hostel fee hike.
2019-11-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Politics
Modi congratulates Agatha Sangma on her wedding
Tura (Meghalaya), Nov 21 (IANS) Former Union Minister and sitting Lok Sabha member, Agatha Sangma on Thursday tied the knot with her fiance Patrick Rongma Marak, at Sacred Heart Church here.
2019-11-21
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Politics
Stop using Google Translate for film synopsis: IFFI jury member
Panaji, Nov 21 (IANS) Harish Bhimani, a popular voice-over artist and member of the jury for the Indian Panorama section at the 50th International Film Festival of India, on Thursday, asked the organisers of the event to stop relying on Google Translate software to translate synopses of films.
2019-11-21
Category: India, Goa,National,Cinema/Showbiz
Niti Aayog asks India Inc to assess CSR impact
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) Niti Aayog Vice Chairman Rajiv Kumar on Thursday urged India Inc to assess and review the impact of their CSR initiatives.
2019-11-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
'Modi Ji Ki Beti' grabs attention at NFDC Film Bazaar
Panaji, Nov 21 (IANS) A film titled "Modi Ji Ki Beti" is under production. Although the subject of the film is under wraps, it is said to be a comedy action film.
2019-11-21
Category: India, Goa,Cinema/Showbiz
China striving for 'phase one' trade deal with US
Beijing, Nov 21 (IANS) China on Thursday said it's striving for an initial "phase one" deal with the US as both sides continue to maintain close communication.
2019-11-21
Category: International, China,Politics
Galaxy S11 may come with a 120Hz high refresh rate display
Seoul, Nov 21 (IANS) South Korean tech giant Samsung is reportedly planning to introduce a high refresh rate of 120Hz display with its upcoming smartphone Galaxy S11.
2019-11-21
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
Baseline Ventures to take legal action against VFI
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) Baseline Ventures are contemplating to take legal action against the Volleyball Federation of India (VFI) after it announced it has terminated the contract with the company, who were the co-owners of Pro Volleyball League (PVL), due to "breach of agreement".
2019-11-21
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Delhi produces 10,500 metric tonnes of waste per day
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) The national capital generates 10,500 metric tonnes of waste per day, out of which 5,775 metric tonnes is processed, the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs informed the Lok Sabha on Thursday.
2019-11-21
Category: India, Delhi,National
11 batsmen fall for a duck in U-16 Harris Shield match
Mumbai, Nov 21 (IANS) In one of a kind incident, not even a single batsman of the Children's Welfare Centre School team was able to score a run against Swami Vivekanand School (SVIS) in a U-16 Harris Shield match.
2019-11-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Abu Dhabi T10 daily raffle draw game-changer for many
Abu Dhabi, Nov 21 (IANS) A 10,000 Dirham might not be a large amount for many well-off people in the UAE. However, it is a huge amount for a labourer who earns merely 800 Dirham per month. For him, a 10k Dirham is more than a year's income. Every day, one lucky cricket fan attending the Aldar Properties Abu Dhabi T10 walks away with 10K Dirham in cash once his ticket is picked up through the raffle draw.
2019-11-21
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Militant aide involved in arson held in Awantipora
Awantipora (Jammu and Kashmir), Nov 21 (IANS) Awantipora Police on Thursday arrested a man who is allegedly an associate of a terrorist. He used to threaten and intimidate locals in Tral area, the police said.
2019-11-21
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Team India ready for historic Pink Ball Test
Kolkata, Nov 21 (IANS) The Indian cricketers are all set to feature in the historic Pink Ball Test at the iconic Eden Gardens when they will take on Bangladesh here from Friday.
2019-11-21
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
Docmentary to trace #MeToo movement across India
Mumbai, Nov 21 (IANS) A documentary film, "Man Woman #MeToo", is set to will decode the #MeToo movement in India that united women to boldly stand up and raise their voice against sexual harassment.
2019-11-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
ABVP-DUSU march to HRD Ministry stopped by police
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) The RSS-affiliated ABVP and the DUSU's joint march to the Human Resource Development Ministry on Thursday to protest the proposed hostel fee hike in the Jawaharlal Nehru University was stopped by police near the Parliament Road police station.
2019-11-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Politics
Would like to have practice match before Pink Ball Test: Mominul
Kolkata, Nov 21 (IANS) Bangladesh skipper Mominul Haque on Thursday echoed his Indian counterpart Virat Kohli's sentiments, saying practice matches before playing a Day-Night Test would be better, ahead of the first pink ball test between the two nations at Eden Gardens here.
2019-11-21
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
Hema Malini raises monkey menace issue in Lok Sabha
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) Monkey menace in Mathura and Delhi reverberated in Lok Sabha on Thursday with BJP MP and Bollywood actor Hema Malini raising the issue as a notable problem which she claimed has caused deaths of various people in her constituency, seeking government attention towards the matter.
2019-11-21
Category: India, Delhi,National
'Modi Ji Ki Beti' grans attention at NFDC Film Bazaar
Panaji, Nov 21 (IANS) A film titled "Modi Ji Ki Beti" is under production. Although the subject of the film is under wraps, it is said to be a comedy action film.
2019-11-21
Category: India, Goa,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Stimac calls for patience, says I-League as important as ISL
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) India national football coach Igor Stimac on Thursday made a surprise appearance at the launch of the 2019/20 season of the I-League that was held in New Delhi. Stimac brought out the I-League trophy at the end of the event after the teams for the new season had been introduced.
2019-11-21
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Sunny Leone buys stake in IPL Soccer
Mumbai, Nov 21 (IANS) Bollywood star Sunny Leone has bought a stake in the Leicester Galactos team of IPL Soccer, a celebrity-owned seven-a-side indoor football tournament held in the UK.
2019-11-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Echo Dot with Clock: Introduce grandma to Alexa in Hindi
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) Amazon Alexa that is now a permanent member of your family has learnt Hindi and requesting her 'Alexa, Bollywood ke latest gaane bajaao' is only the beginning.
2019-11-21
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Mission for full immunisation coverage to kick off Dec 2
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) Preparations are on at the Union Health Ministry and the states for the rollout of Intensified Mission Indradhanush (IMI) 2.0 from December 2.
2019-11-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Chinese fan in Mumbai to meet 'Vighnaharta Ganesh' actor Nishkarsh Dixit
Mumbai, Nov 21 (IANS) Child artiste Nishkarsh Dixit, who plays lord Ganesh in "Vighnaharta Ganesh", was pleasantly susprised when a fan from China came to India, specially to meet him!
2019-11-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Huawei Watch GT2 to arrive in India early next month
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) Huawei Consumer Business Group India is set to launch its upcoming smartwatch Huawei Watch GT2 with two week-long battery life in the country during the first week of December in two variants which will be priced between Rs 15,000-Rs 20,000.
2019-11-21
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Twitter users post funny comments on what they will tell their kids
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) Twitter users had witty comments to offer as hashtag 'gonnatellmykids' trended on the social media platform on Thursday, garnering 1411 tweets.
2019-11-21
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Mamata opposes disinvestment, suggests all party meet
Kolkata, Nov 21 (IANS) Opposing disinvestment of Public Sector Undertakings, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday said it was not a permanent solution and urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to consult experts and, if need be, call an all-party meeting on the issue.
2019-11-21
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Business/Economy,Politics
BPCL ends 5.7% lower after govt stake sale announcement
Mumbai, Nov 21 (IANS) In a classic example of a popular investor strategy, 'buy on rumour and sell on news', Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL) on Thursday ended 5.7 per cent lower at Rs 513.50 a share on the NSE after the government announced its divestment plans.
2019-11-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
18,683 deaths in road accidents in Odisha in 4 years
Bhubaneswar, Nov 21 (IANS) As many as 18,683 people died in road accidents in the last four years in Odisha, said Transport Minister Padmanabha Behera on Thursday.
2019-11-21
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
Twitterati pays tributes to Nobel laureate Raman on death anniv
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) Twitter users paid glowing tributes to Bharat Ratna, Sir C.V. Raman, on his death annversary on Thursday, with many recalling his contribution to science.
2019-11-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Science/Tech,Technology
Bangladesh commemorates Liberation War martyrs
Dhaka, Nov 21 (IANS) Bangladesh on Thursday observed Armed Forces Day paying glowing tributes to the Liberation War martyrs, who laid down their lives for the country's independence in 1971.
2019-11-21
Category: International, Bangladesh,Politics
'The Panama Papers' offers many lessons to be learnt (Book Excerpts)
(Attn Editors: "The Panama Papers" by Ritu Sarin, Jay Mazoomdaar & P. Vaidyanathan has just arrived at the stands. Presented below are exclusive extracts from the book. Excerpted with permission from Penguin Random House India)
2019-11-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics,Art/Culture/Books
Sena-NCP-Congress alliance could be christened 'Maha Vikas Aghadi'
Mumbai, Nov 21 (IANS) In order to address reservations of some allies in the Congress-led 'Maha Aghadi' in Maharashtra, the proposed name of the new upcoming alliance with Shiv Sena is likely to be 'Maha Vikas Aghadi', party sources said on Thursday.
2019-11-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
IFFI 2019: Panorama (Feature) Jury head Priyadarshan 'not pleased with content'
Veteran filmmaker Priyadarshan, who heads the jury for Feature Films of Indian Panorama section in the 50th International Film Festival Of India (IFFI) is not happy with what he has seen in Goa this year.
2019-11-21
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
JNU row: ABVP demands HRD minister's resignation
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) RSS' students wing ABVP on Thursday demanded the resignation of Union Minister of Human Resource Development Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' over the proposed hostel fee hike in JNU.
2019-11-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
No more amendments to Motor Vehicles Act: Govt
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) The government told the Lok Sabha on Thursday that it has no plans to bring more amendments to the Motor Vehicles Act while confirming that road accidents and fatalities have reduced.
2019-11-21
Category: India, Delhi,National
Twitter users flay Pragya's nomination to parliamentary panel
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) Twitter users posted humourous and sarcastic comments on Thursday on the nomination of Malegaon blast accused and BJP MP Pragya Singh Thakur to a parliamentary committee on defence, recalling Prime Minister Narendra Modi's assertion that he won't be able to forgive her after a controversial statement.
2019-11-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology
Govt earns Rs 577 cr through challans under MVA: Gadkari
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) The Centre on Thursday informed the Lok Sabha that the number of road accidents and fatalities have reduced as well as the government has earned over Rs 577 crore revenue through challans since the implementation of Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Act, 2019.
2019-11-21
Category: India, Delhi,National
This holiday season, delight your loved ones with gifts from Portico New York
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) With the gifting season upon us, break free from the usual suspects by gifting your loved ones a thoughtful token that they will use and cherish. Portico New York, a premium bedding brand, prides itself on the ability to bring together innovation and creativity, thus elevating every piece of bedding into a valued possession for customers.
2019-11-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Clean air days in Delhi on rise: Javadekar to RS
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) The air quality in Delhi and nearby areas has repeatedly hit dangerous level after winter started setting in post Diwali but official data shows number of relatively clean air days are on the rise.
2019-11-21
Category: India, Delhi,National
BHU Proctor meets students, hopeful of solution
Varanasi, Nov 21 (IANS) The chief proctor of Banaras Hindu University (BHU) O.P. Rai on Thursday met the agitating students and tried to convince them to give up their protests over the appointment of a Muslim professor in the Sanskrit Department.
2019-11-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education
Mahinda Rajapaksa sworn in as Sri Lanka Prime Minister
Colombo, Nov 21 (IANS) Sri Lanka's former President Mahinda Rajapaksa was sworn in as the island country's 23rd Prime Minister in the presence of President Gotabaya Rajapaksa at the Presidential Secretariat here on Thursday.
2019-11-21
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Politics
Rajiv Gandhi assassin Robert Pyas to be released on parole
Chennai, Nov 21 (IANS) The Madras High Court on Thursday granted a 30-day parole to Robert Pyas, one of the seven convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case.
2019-11-21
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Harmony resides in these lanes of Ayodhya
Ayodhya, Nov 21 (IANS) Hindu seers and Muslim clerics may continue with their one-upmanship over the Ram Janambhoomi issue, but inside the lanes of Ayodhya, harmony breeds between the two communities.
2019-11-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Religion
Google now adds Lens to its Chrome browser
San Francisco, Nov 21 (IANS) Making a nifty addition, Google has now included its Lens to the Chrome browser for smartphones. However, users have to manually enable the feature before they want to use it, the media has reported.
2019-11-21
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Ankur Tewari releases new single about air pollution
Mumbai , Nov 21 (IANS) Composer-singer Ankur Tewari on Thursday released a new single titled "Dhuaan dhuaan", aimed at raising awareness about the growing environmental crisis.
2019-11-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
This why you should use PCs for online shopping
Jerusalem, Nov 21 (IANS) Researchers have found that consumers may make better shopping decisions using their PCs rather than smart phones or other mobile devices.
2019-11-21
Category: International, Israel,Lifestyle/Fashion,Technology
Delhi court allows ED to quiz Chidambaram in Tihar
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) A Special CBI Court on Thursday allowed Enforcement Directorate (ED) to interrogate former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram for two days in connection with the money laundering case in INX Media deal.
2019-11-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Javadekar inaugurates 13th edition of NFDC's Film Bazaar 2019
Panaji, Nov 21 (IANS) Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting Prakash Javadekar has declared the 13th edition of NFDCs Film Bazaar open.
2019-11-21
Category: India, Goa,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
BIS sticks to water sample report in Delhi
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) The controversy over drinking water sample collection for scientific tests in Delhi took a new turn on Thursday with a Bureau of Indian Standards team asserting that they indeed took a sample from from one Deepak Rai's house. Rai while speaking on a news channel on Wednesday denied the sample was taken from his house.
2019-11-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Health/Medicine
Big B: Everytime I work with Balki, he comes up with weird ideas
Panaji, Nov 21 (IANS) The Amitabh Bachchan Retrospective opened on Thursday as part of Indian Panorama at the ongoing 50th International Film Festival of India (IFFI), with the screening of R. Balki's "Paa".
2019-11-21
Category: India, Goa,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
UK's Labour may propose windfall tax on oil industry
London, Nov 21 (IANS) Britain's opposition Labour Party's general election manifesto is likely to include a windfall tax on oil industry, media reports said.
2019-11-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
India's water 'unproductive', 'least productive': Minister
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) Asserting that the government is working in the direction of enhancing drinking water capacity in the country, Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat on Thursday said India's water is "unproductive" as well as "least productive", and suggested that the drinkable water resource of the country can be restored for the next 50 years if 10 per cent of irrigation water is saved.
2019-11-21
Category: India, Delhi,National
Apple donates iPhone 11s to teach photography to students
San Francisco, Nov 21 (IANS) Apple has teamed up with 100cameras, a nonprofit organization that teaches adolescents the foundations of photography and visual storytelling by donating new iPhone 11 to participating students of DRW College Prep in Chicago.
2019-11-21
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
'Remember Amnesia': Actors elevate this rom-com (IANS Review, Rating: **)
"Remember Amnesia"; Cast: Dileep Rao, Shruti Marathe, Tovah Feldshuh, Curtiss Cook, Mahesh Manjrekar, Rondell Sheridan, Lisa Ann Walter, Vijay Patkar, Mohan Agashe, Aanand Kale, Medha Manjrekar; Direction: Dr Ravi Godse; Rating: **
2019-11-21
Category: India, New Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Practice game ahead of D/N Test abroad will be ideal: Kohli
Kolkata, Nov 21 (IANS) Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli wants practice games ahead of Day/Night Test matches abroad, suggesting that could be a condition if India is to play in Australia next year.
2019-11-21
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
Kaspersky's new solution to help combat advanced threats
Moscow, Nov 21 (IANS) Cybersecurity firm Kaspersky has launched a new solution to help organisations combat advanced threats designed to evade detection by endpoint protection platforms (EPP).
2019-11-21
Category: International, Russian Federation,Business/Economy,Defence/Security
ISL's emerging stars knock on national team doors
Mumbai, Nov 21 (IANS) India football coach Igor Stimac sprang a major surprise when he fielded Farukh Choudhary and Manvir Singh in the starting 11 for the FIFA World Cup 2022 qualifier against Oman on Tuesday.
2019-11-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Football
Rizwan smells very nice: Paine sledges Pak batter
Brisbane, Nov 21 (IANS) Australia Test skipper Tim Paine on Thursday attempted to sledge Pakistan's wicket-keeper-batsman Mohammad Rizwan during the first day of first Test at the Gabba here. Paine took a cheeky dig at Rizwan's scent and the statement was caught by the stump mic.
2019-11-21
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Rohit, Pollard to promote India-Windies series on Star Sports
Mumbai, Nov 21 (IANS) Star Sports - India's sports broadcaster on Thursday announced to rope in India opener Rohit Sharma and West Indies all-rounder Keiron Pollard for their newest campaign #FrenemiesAtPlay to promote the West Indies tour of India, starting next month. Both these world-class cricketers would be seen taking a dig at each other as opponents for the upcoming clash.
2019-11-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Ekta Kapoor joins hand with Guneet Monga for 'Pagglait'
Mumbai, Nov 21 (IANS) Ekta Kapoor will co-produce the upcoming film "Pagglait" with Guneet Monga. The film stars Sanya Malhotra.
2019-11-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Gabba Test: Pacers shine as Australia bowl out Pakistan for 240 on Day 1
Brisbane, Nov 21 (IANS) Australian pacers, especially Mitchell Starc, wreaked havoc on the Pakistan batsmen as they bowled out the visitors for 240 on Day 1 of the first Test at The Gabba on Thursday.
2019-11-21
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Captains need to use pacers differently in Test: Gambhir
Kolkata, Nov 21 (IANS) Former India opener Gautam Gambhir is excited about the Pink Ball Test between India and Bangladesh, starting at the iconic Eden Gardens here from Friday. Gambhir, who is an expert at sports broadcaster Star Sports, said both the captains will have to use their pacers differently as the conditions will be different under the lights.
2019-11-21
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
5-phase Jharkhand polls on MHA report: CEC
Ranchi, Nov 21 (IANS) Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora on Thursday said that the five-phase polls in Jharkhand have been scheduled based on the Home Ministry's report and officials' feedback.
2019-11-21
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Tripura school teacher gets notice for urinating in open
Agartala, Nov 21 (IANS) The Tripura government has issued a showcause notice to a school teacher for urinating in open.
2019-11-21
Category: India, Tripura,National,Education,Environment/Wildlife
New diarrhoea vaccine found safe in clinical trial
London, Nov 21 (IANS) An oral, inactivated vaccine candidate against enterotoxigenic E. coli diarrohea has been found safe for infants and children in a clinical trial conducted in Bangladesh.
2019-11-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
Delhi air slips to 'very poor' category again
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) The overall air quality of the national capital on Thursday slipped into the higher end of the 'very poor' category and may deteriorate further due to the extremely low wind speed, after being in 'poor' for days.
2019-11-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Ayodhya verdict: Rift in Sunni Waqf Board on review plea
Lucknow, Nov 21 (IANS) Sharp differences have emerged among members of the Uttar Pradesh Sunni Central Waqf Board over the filing of a review petition in the Supreme Court against the verdict in the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid title dispute case and accepting the five-acre land for a mosque.
2019-11-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion
6.4-magnitude quake hits Thailand
Bangkok, Nov 21 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 6.4 on the Richter scale hit a border area between northern Thailand and Laos on Thursday. The Thai TV images showed collapsed roof from make-shift houses in Nan Province.
2019-11-21
Category: International, Thailand,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
SC questions analogy between Kashmir and Hong Kong
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) "Is there cross border terrorism in Hong Kong?", the Supreme Court on Thursday queried the counsel who sought to draw an analogy between Kashmir and Hong Kong, which is facing unprecedented pro-democracy protests for over five months.
2019-11-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
#SackDadlaniFromIndianIdol trends after Vishal calls CJI Gogoi 'disgraceful'
Mumbai, Nov 21 (IANS) Music composer Vishal Dadlani is being been slammed a section of netizens over his controversial tweet on former Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi's retirement.
2019-11-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Politics
Congress accuses Kerala Speaker of 'RSS agenda'
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 21 (IANS) Accusing Kerala Assembly Speaker P. Sreeramakrishnan of having an "RSS agenda", the Congress-led opposition on Thursday was up in arms which led to protests and the Speaker rushed through the listed business of the day.
2019-11-21
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics