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Fat mass index linked to heart disease in diabetics
Toronto, Sep 23 (IANS) Fat mass index, not body mass index (BMI), is linked to a higher risk of cardiovascular events in people with diabetes, says a study.
2019-09-23
Category: International, Canada,Health/Medicine
BCCI CoA 'clutches at straw', seeks clarification on SC order
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) In what is being seen by the BCCI office bearers and state body officials, as a last ditch effort, the Committee of Administrators (CoA) have filed an application in the Supreme Court seeking certain clarifications to the court's order on holding elections in the state associations of the board. The SC had on Friday allowed TNCA to hold elections.
2019-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Man credits Apple Watch for saving his father's life
San Francisco, Sep 23 (IANS) A man from city of Spokane in Washington State has credited Apple Watch for saving his father's life after a biking accident.
2019-09-23
Category: International, Costa Rica,Health/Medicine,Technology
Prince Harry, Meghan Markle to visit Africa with baby
London, Sep 23 (IANS) The UK's Prince Harry and his wife Meghan Markle will embark on a trip to Africa on Monday along with their four-month-old son Archie.
2019-09-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
China launches two new BeiDou satellites
Beijing, Sep 23 (IANS) China on Monday sent two new satellites of the BeiDou Navigation Satellite System (BDS) into space.
2019-09-23
Category: International, China,Science/Tech
Polling underway in Tripura by-poll
Agartala, Sep 23 (IANS) Voting was underway peacefully on Monday for the by-poll in BJP-ruled Tripura's Badharghat Assembly constituency and the voting will continue until 5 p.m.
2019-09-23
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics
NPR being done for first time in 2021 census: Shah
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday said that the National Population Register (NPR) was being prepared for the first time in the 2021 census and the exercise would be digital.
2019-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Johnson blames Iran for Saudi Arabia oil attacks
New York, Sep 23 (IANS) After the US and Saudi Arabia, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has also blamed Iran for the September 14 drone attacks on a major oil field and a petroleum processing facility in the Kingdom.
2019-09-23
Category: International, United States,Politics
Modi's masterful use of 'Howdy Modi' to give message on Article 370, attack Pak on terror
New Delhi/Houston, Sep 23 (IANS) It was a masterful stroke in strategic thinking - getting a 50,000-strong crowd of roaring and cheering Indian-Americans to stand up and back the Indian Parliaments move to revoke special status for Kashmir, and again getting them to give a standing ovation to US President Donald Trump for his "strong determination" to fight terrorism, in a thinly veiled reference to Pakistan.
2019-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,National
Reliance Capital stake sale to Nippon Life by month-end
Mumbai, Sep 23 (IANS) Reliance Capital's stake sale to Nippon Life will be completed by the end of this month, said Sundeep Sikka, CEO of Reliance Nippon Life Asset Management Company (RNAM), at its annual general meeting on Monday.
2019-09-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy,Education
Israeli-Arab bloc backs Netanyahu's rival Gantz
Jerusalem, Sep 23 (IANS) Joint List, an Israeli-Arab bloc, has backed former Army chief Benny Gantz to become the country's new Prime Minister and said that it wants to oust incumbent leader Benjamin Netanyahu who has been in power since 2009.
2019-09-23
Category: International, Israel,Politics
Delhi Transport Minister calls meeting on Odd-Even
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Delhi Transport Minister Kailash Gahlot on Monday called a meeting of concerned departments and stakeholders to plan the Odd-Even traffic scheme to be implemented between November 4 and 15 in the national capital.
2019-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
INX Media case: Indrani's statement not credible, says PC
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Indrani Mukherjee's statements are not credibile, former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram said in a reply on the status report of the CBI in the INX Media case.
2019-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
No Monday Blues: Sensex up over 1,200 points
Mumbai, Sep 23 (IANS) Bull run in the domestic stock markets continued for the second straight day as the BSE Sensex rose over 1,200 points on Monday.
2019-09-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Three burnt to death in Jharkahnd accident
Ranchi, Sep 23 (IANS) Three people were burnt to death on Monday when a coal-laden truck fell on a car that caught fire immediately after the accident in Jharkhand's Hazaribagh district, police said.
2019-09-23
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Peter Dinklage sets new record with Emmy win
Los Angeles, Sep 23 (IANS) Actor Peter Dinklage got emotional when he got on stage at 2019 Emmy Awards ceremony to accept final Emmy for his role of Tyrion Lannister in the hit show "Game of Thrones".
2019-09-23
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
SC pulls up Kerala govt on Maradu flats demolition
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) the Supreme Court on Monday pulled up the Kerala government over inaction on the Maradu flats demolition row, saying it will not hesitate to prosecute officers for culpable homicide for loss of life.
2019-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Schools use boats to distribute exam papers in Tripura
Agartala, Sep 23 (IANS) Boats and indigenous ferries were pressed into service to distribute question papers in many schools in remote areas in Tripura.
2019-09-23
Category: India, Tripura,National,Education
Pakistan has reactivated Balakot terror camps: Army Chief
Chennai, Sep 23 (IANS) Army Chief General Bipin Rawat on Monday said Pakistan has reactivated its terror camps in Balakot.
2019-09-23
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Defence/Security
Tiger, Hrithik to not share stage during 'War' promotions
Mumbai, Sep 23 (IANS) Actors Hrithik Roshan and Tiger Shroff will not be promoting their upcoming actioner "War" as the makers want to translate the "on-screen rivalry into an off-screen conversation point".
2019-09-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Greed can't be cured: Gavaskar on match-fixing
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) With the menace of match-fixing once again making its way into India cricket, legendary batsman Sunil Gavaskar has underlined the slippery ground the game was treading on, saying there is no cure for greed.
2019-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
HK hotels plan price cuts, deals amid protests
Hong Kong, Sep 23 (IANS) Hong Kongs hotels were cutting prices, selling "staycation" offers and asking staff to take unpaid leave in an effort to boost their business which has been hit hard by the ongoing anti-government protests in the city.
2019-09-23
Category: International, Hong Kong,Politics
Delhi Police focus on senior citizens' welfare
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) The Delhi Police has started an unique mission whereby their personnel will visit homes with solitary senior citizens in a door-to-door campaign to check on them and not let them feel left out.
2019-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Chinmayanand shifted to Lucknow hospital, SIT submits report in HC
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Days after he was arrested and sent to 14 days judicial custody, former Union Minister and senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Chinmayanand was shifted to Lucknow's Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences from Shahjahanpur early on Monday morning after he complained of pain in the chest.
2019-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
12 more arrests in Pak's Kasur minor rape-murder case
Islamabad, Sep 23 (IANS) Twelve more suspects have been arrested in connection with the rape and brutal murder of three minor boys in Pakistan's Kasur town, the media reported on Monday.
2019-09-23
Category: International, Pakistan,International
Samsung falls 26 notches in global corporate reputation ranking
Seoul, Sep 23 (IANS) South Korean tech giant Samsung Electronics Co. fell sharply in a global corporate social responsibility ranking to a record low of 90th this year, the US market survey showed.
2019-09-23
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
Michelle Williams demands pay equality at Emmys stage
Los Angeles, Sep 23 (IANS) Actress Michelle Williams delivered an emotional and powerful speech about pay disparity and diversity while accepting an Emmy for her role in series "Fosse/Verdon".
2019-09-23
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Rituals marking Guru Nanak's death anniversary end in Kartarpur
Islamabad, Sep 23 (IANS) Three-day rituals of the 480th death anniversary of Baba Guru Nanak Dev Ji, the founder of Sikhism and the first of the 10 Sikh Gurus, concluded at Gurdwara Darbar Sahib in Pakistan's Kartarpur town.
2019-09-23
Category: International, Pakistan,International
Saif is the best dressed man in Bollywood: Arjun Kapoor
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANSlife) Bollywood actor Arjun Kapoor finds Saif Ali Khan the best dressed man in Bollywood. He says the "Kaalakaandi" actor can make even a simple kurta and bandana look cool. In a tete-e-tete with IANSlife, Arjun opens up about his fashion preferences.
2019-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,IANS Life,National
Let your lips speak
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANSlife) Lipsticks are a statement make-up item for most looks, but choosing the right lip colour can be daunting. You wouldn't want your trusted bright red or favourite peachy pink to betray the occasion it is being worn for. Kiko Milano's customer experience trainer Pooja Malhotra recommends lipstick shades to make the perfect impression.
2019-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,IANS Life,National
Travel posters from 20th-century India on display in NYC
New York, Sep 23 (IANSlife) Before the arrival of internet, travel posters were a colourful medley of words and visuals. They spoke of far-away lands with a new found sense of adventure, which was heightened by the 20th century boom of cruise ships, railways and airlines.
2019-09-23
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,IANS Life,National
Peanut butter for a healthier you
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANSlife) Peanut butter, a high-protein spread made from grounded peanuts, is a nutritious and delicious snacking option. A staple in many countries, especially the US, it is finding growing acceptance in India due to increasing health consciousness and rising disposable incomes.
2019-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,IANS Life,National
For thoughtful gifting
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANSlife) Festivals are the time when we strengthen new relationships and celebrate the old ones with the joy of gifting. But gifting can get overwhelming - starting from what to give, how to give, where to it buy from and will they like it or not. But people say it is not the gift, but the thought that counts. Rahul Jain, co-founder and business head of eCraftIndia, suggests some thoughtful options gifting without having to think a lot.
2019-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,IANS Life,National
Thumri Festival opens today in Delhi
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANSlife) The ninth edition of Thumri Festival, which starts on Monday will see recitals by many eminent Hindustani classical music artists and their disciples.
2019-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,IANS Life,National
Musk posts new update on 'Starship' ahead of launch
San Francisco, Sep 23 (IANS) Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has posted a new picture on Twitter showing installation of the rear wings on Starship Mk1, revealing a serious departure from the original design unveiled by SpaceX almost exactly a year ago.
2019-09-23
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Infighting in AAP, Sisodia too may leave: Manoj Tiwari (Interview)
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Refuting reports of infighting in the Delhi unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), its chief Manoj Tiwari has instead claimed that the state's ruling AAP is struggling with internal friction and Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia may leave the party any day.
2019-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Zverev helps Team Europe defend Laver Cup title
Geneva, Sep 23 (IANS) Team Europe won the Laver Cup for a third straight year after Alexander Zverev clinched victory in a thrilling deciding match against Milos Raonic.
2019-09-23
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Tennis
Genelia, Riteish's meme exchange is hilarious
Mumbai, Sep 23 (IANS) Bollywood couple Riteish Deshmukh and Genelia Deshmukh indulged in a funny meme war on social media.
2019-09-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Nikki Haley hails 'Howdy Modi'
Washington, Sep 23 (IANS) Nikki Haley, the former US Ambassador to the UN who is an Indian-American, has hailed the 'Howdy Modi' event in Houston, saying the New Delhi-Washington ties has "strengthened with the friendship" of President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
2019-09-23
Category: International, United States,Politics
'Bhoot...' will change language of horror in India: Bhumi
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Actress Bhumi Pednekar was never apprehensive about "Bhoot Part 1- The Haunted Ship" when she signed it, and now she is sure the film is going to change the language of horror in India.
2019-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Afridi to play for Qalandars in Abu Dhabi T10
Abu Dhabi, Sep 23 (IANS) Former Pakistan skipper Shahid Afridi has been signed by Qalandars -- one of the two new teams alongside Bangla Tigers at this year's T10 League - as icon player.
2019-09-23
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Voting on Kerala's Pala to elect new MLA after 54 years
Pala (Kerala) Sep 23 (IANS) Voting began on Monday morning for the bypoll to Kerala's Pala Assembly constituency. It will concluded at 6 p.m. Counting of votes will take place on Friday.
2019-09-23
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Miller equals Malik's T20I record for most catches
Bengaluru, Sep 23 (IANS) South Africa's David Miller has equalled the record for most number of catches in T20Is during the final match against India at the M.Chinnaswamy Stadium.
2019-09-23
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Cricket
Airtel-Bharti AXA Life tie up for insurance with prepaid plan
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) As part of its strategy to leverage the deep penetration of mobile services to build a financially secure India, domestic telecom major Bharti Airtel has partnered with Bharti AXA Life Insurance to offer prepaid plan with insurance protection cover to all its customers across the country.
2019-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Parineeti all emotional after wrapping up 'The Girl On...' remake
London, Sep 23 (IANS) Parineeti Chopra has wrapped up the shooting for Hindi remake of the Hollywood movie "The Girl On The Train". The actress has penned a note expressing her feelings on shooting the film.
2019-09-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
SBI to adopt RBI's repo rate as external benchmark
Mumbai, Sep 23 (IANS) State Bank of India, the countrys largest lender, has decided to adopt RBIs repo rate as the external benchmark for all floating rate loans for MSME, home and retail loans from October 1.
2019-09-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
With 4 judges sworn in, SC attains full strength
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday attained its full strength after the swearing of four new judges taking the total number of judges to 34, which is the highest ever.
2019-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
EIB, 8 banks to raise annual climate finance by 2025
New York, Sep 23 (IANS) The European Investment Bank (EIB), together with eight other multilateral development banks like the Asian Development Bank, pledged at the UN Secretary-General's Climate Action Summit to raise their annual global climate action investment to $175 billion by 2025.
2019-09-23
Category: International, United States,International
Iran dismisses prospect of talks with Trump at UN
Tehran, Sep 23 (IANS) Iran has dismissed any prospect of talks with US President Donald Trump on the sidelines of the ongoing 74th UN General Assembly (UNGA) in New York, until Washington stops its campaign of "maximum pressure" on Tehran.
2019-09-23
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
Nations, businesses agree to reduce pollutants by 2030
New York, Sep 23 (IANS) A meeting of ministers and high-level representatives of the Climate and Clean Air Coalition (CCAC) agreed to accelerate efforts to significantly reduce short-lived climate pollutants by the end of the next decade.
2019-09-23
Category: International, United States,International
Pant not succeeding at No.4, must bat down the order: VVS
Bengaluru, Sep 23 (IANS) Former India batsman V.V.S Laxman believes young wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant is not able to succeed at the No. 4 spot and that's why he should come down the order in order to express himself more freely at the international stage.
2019-09-23
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Cricket
Trump at Howdy Modi watershed moment in India-US ties: Modi
New York, Sep 23 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that US President Donald Trump's presence at the 'Howdy Modi' event in Houston was a "watershed moment" in the ties between New Delhi and Washington.
2019-09-23
Category: International, United States,National
'Love' hormone can trigger overactive sex drive too
London, Sep 23 (IANS) Believe it or not but an unregulated supply of "love" hormone from the brain may be the reason behind obsessive sex thoughts and a compulsion to perform sexual acts in some people characterized as hypersexuals.
2019-09-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Lifestyle/Fashion
Indonesia blames 737 MAX design for Lion Air crash
Jakarta, Sep 23 (IANS) Indonesian investigators have found that the design of the Boeing 737 MAX aircraft and oversight lapses were responsible for the October 2018 Lion Air crash that involved the same model, killing all 189 people onboard.
2019-09-23
Category: International, Indonesia,Politics
'GoT' wins best drama at Emmys 2019
Los Angeles, Sep 23 (IANS) "Game of Thrones" is going out with a bang. The popular fantasy drama was named as the Best Drama Series at the 71st Primetime Emmy Awards ceremony here.
2019-09-23
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz
Thomas Cook collapses as last-ditch rescue talks fail
London, Sep 23 (IANS) British travel giant Thomas Cook has collapsed after last-minute negotiations aimed at saving the 178-year-old holiday firm failed, the media reported on Monday.
2019-09-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Poverty forces dad to drown 20-day-old twin girls in UP
Muzaffarnagar (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 23 (IANS) In a shocking incident in Muzaffarnagar's Bhikki village, a father killed his 20-day-old twin daughters by drowning them in a pond because he could not afford to raise them.
2019-09-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
10 opportunities for Delhi to achieve electric, urban mobility (Part 2)
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) In order to achieve clean, shared and people-centric mobility solutions, Delhi has to follow a 10-point formula and amplify its initiatives in electric and urban mobility, a new report has said.
2019-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology,Business/Economy
Pak Hindu girl death: Judge reluctant to hold judicial probe
Islamabad, Sep 23 (IANS) A district and sessions judge appeared reluctant to hold a judicial inquiry into the death of a Pakistani Hindu medical girl student who was found dead under mysterious circumstances in her hostel room.
2019-09-23
Category: International, Pakistan,International
Jodie Comer wins first Emmy for 'Killing Eve'
Los Angeles, Sep 23 (IANS) English actress Jodie Comer took home an Emmy in Lead Actress in a Drama Series category for her portrayal of cunning assassin Villanelle in show "Killing Eve".
2019-09-23
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Number of dengue cases in Pak crosses 10,000 mark
Islamabad, Sep 23 (IANS) The number of dengue cases cases across Pakistan has crossed the 10,000 level mark, with Special Assistant to the Prime Minister (SAPM) on Health Zafar Mirza warning that there will be a further increase in the next 10 days.
2019-09-23
Category: International, Pakistan,International
Imran meets Khalilzad, Senator Lindsey Graham in NY
New York, Sep 23 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan, who is in New York to attend the 74th session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA), met Zalmay Khalilzad, the US' Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation, and Republican Senator Lindsey Graham.
2019-09-23
Category: International, United States,Politics
After Houston, PM Modi reaches New York
New York, Sep 23 (IANS) After his hugely successful Houston visit with the Howdy Modi event, Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in New York on the second leg of his US visit that will see him address the UN General Assembly and the session on Climate Change.
2019-09-23
Category: International, United States,National
Vajpayee's granddaughter performs his 'pind-daan'
Kanpur, Sep 23 (IANS) Nandita Misra, the grand-daughter of former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, was among dozens of women, who performed the 'pind-daan' (a ritual of making offerings to the souls of ancestors) in Kanpur on Sunday.
2019-09-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion,Immigration/Law/Rights
Wanted to come out of comfort zone: Kohli on batting 1st
Bengaluru, Sep 23 (IANS) India skipper Virat Kohli said the team wanted to get out of their comfort zone and that's why he chose to bat first in a bid to get a big score in the third and final T20I, which the Men in Blue lost to South Africa by nine wickets.
2019-09-23
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Cricket
SoftBank aims to oust Adam Neumann as WeWork CEO: Report
New York, Sep 23 (IANS) Japanese conglomerate SoftBank Group reportedly wants to oust Adam Neumann as the CEO of WeWork, a US firm that provides shared workspaces for start-ups.
2019-09-23
Category: International, United States,Technology
5 booked for celebrating patient's b'day in UP hospital
Meerut, Sep 23 (IANS) At least five persons were booked after they showed up at a private hospital here to celebrate their friend's birthday who was admitted following a surgery.
2019-09-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
SP seeks removal of Rampur DM, SP before bypoll
Lucknow, Sep 23 (IANS) The Samajwadi Party (SP) has sought transfer of the District Magistrate and Police Chief of Rampur to ensure a free and fair by-election in the constituency.
2019-09-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
130 banks holding $47 tn in assets commit to climate action
New York, Sep 23 (IANS) In a massive boost for climate action and sustainability, leading banks and the UN have launched the Principles for Responsible Banking, with 130 banks collectively holding $47 trillion in assets, or one third of the global banking sector, signed up.
2019-09-23
Category: International, United States,International
Hamirpur Assembly bypolls underway in UP
Hamirpur (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 23 (IANS) Bye-election voting for Hamirpur Assembly segment seat began on Monday amid tight security.
2019-09-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
'Happiness workshop' for UP cops to cope with stress
Moradabad, Sep 23 (IANS) Police stations in Uttar Pradesh's Moradabad city conducted a 'happiness workshop' with an aim to sort out personal and professional problems of the police personnel.
2019-09-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society
Sonia, Manmohan reach Tihar to meet Chidambaram
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Congress interim President Sonia Gandhi and former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday arrived at Tihar jail here to meet former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram, who has been imprisoned since September 5 in INX Media related case.
2019-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Billy Porter creates history at Emmys 2019
Los Angeles, Sep 23 (IANS) "Pose" star Billy Porter created history at the 2019 Emmy Awards by being the first openly gay black man to win the trophy in the Lead Actor in a Drama category.
2019-09-23
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Trump tries to reset optics for 2020 via 'Howdy Modi' (News Analysis)
New York, Sep 23 (IANS) With an eye on next year's elections, US President Donald Trump tried at the 'Howdy Modi!' rally to reset the optics for his campaign among immigrants - a group among whom he has fared badly because of the broad brush accusation of being anti-immigrant.
2019-09-23
Category: International, United States,National
Veteran cricketer Madhav Apte passes away
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Former Indian Test opener Madhav Apte has passed away. He was 86.
2019-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Patricia Arquette makes plea for trans rights at Emmys 2019
Los Angeles, Sep 23 (IANS) Actress Patricia Arquette delivered a powerful speech as she called for equal rights for transgender people while accepting an Emmy in Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie category at the 71st Primetime Emmy Awards ceremony.
2019-09-23
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
ALERT: American actress Patricia Arquette pitches for trans rights at Emmys 2019
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2019-09-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz,Immigration/Law/Rights
Liverpool regain lead after hard-fought win over Chelsea
London, Sep 23 (IANS) English Premier League leaders Liverpool maintained their perfect start to the season by holding off a second-half fightback to earn a 2-1 win over Chelsea.
2019-09-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Decoding 5G: What does this future tech means for you
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) With 75 billion Internet of Things (IoT) devices expected to be in place by 2025, the world is at the cusp of experiencing a technology that will change the way live today.
2019-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,National
We're on same page with government on 5G security: Huawei
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) As India prepares to roll out 5G spectrum-based field trials and participation of Huawei in this process still open to question primarily due to security concerns, the Chinese tech giant has said that it shares the "same opinion" as the Indian government that network security is important.
2019-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,National
India looks to gain more than advanced countries from 5G
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) As India aims to launch 5G next year, the country hopes that deployment of this technology will advance the "Digital India" vision and promote inclusive growth by transforming several sectors including agriculture and health.
2019-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,National
Indian masses have to wait 5-6 years for a true 5G experience
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) If you are going gaga over the arrival of 5G in your vicinity in India anytime soon so that you can download a Netflix original in a jiffy or avoid constant buffering as you share videos on social media, take heart.
2019-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,National
Growing gap between climate targets, reality: Report
New York, Sep 23 (IANS) World's leading climate science organizations have joined forces to produce a landmark new report for the UN Climate Action Summit, underlining the glaring and growing gap between agreed targets to tackle global warming and the actual reality.
2019-09-23
Category: International, United States,Environment/Wildlife
Trump admits discussing political rival with Ukraine's president
Washington, Sep 23 (IANS) The US president confirmed that he discussed former Vice President Joe Biden with Ukraine's president during a July call, a conversation that has prompted Democrats to accuse the president of pressuring a foreign leader to investigate a political opponent, according to an EFE/Down Jones report.
2019-09-23
Category: International, United States,Politics
UN chief asks banking sector to invest in climate action
United Nations, Sep 23 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres asked the banking industry to invest in climate action and to disinvest from fossil fuels and pollution in general.
2019-09-23
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
GoT cast gets a standing ovation at Emmys 2019
Los Angeles, Sep 23 (IANS) "Game of Thrones" cast, including Kit Harington, Lena Headey, Emilia Clarke, Peter Dinklage, Sophie Turner and Maisie Williams, got on the stage at the 2019 Emmy Awards to say goodbye, and received a standing ovation from the crowd here.
2019-09-23
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Bill Hader wins Best Comedy Actor trophy at Emmys 2019
Los Angeles, Sep 23 (IANS) Actor Bill Hader won an Emmy in the Lead Actor in a Comedy Series category for "Barry", and he gave a shout-out to the show's co-creator Alec Berg while accepting the award.
2019-09-23
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Labour party's annual conference starts with Brexit row
London, Sep 23 (IANS) The National Executive Committee (NEC) of Britain's main opposition Labour Party voted in favour of a statement outlining how the party would delay a decision on whether to back Britain staying in the European Union until after a general election.
2019-09-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Phoebe Waller-Bridge named best actress in comedy series at Emmys
Los Angeles, Sep 23 (IANS) Actress Phoebe Waller-Bridge won Lead Actress in a Comedy Series trophy at the 71st Primetime Emmy Awards gala here for her role in "Fleabag.
2019-09-23
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Alex Borstein wins Emmy for Supporting Actress in Comedy Series
Los Angeles, Sep 23 (IANS) Actress Alex Borstein continued her winning streak for her role of Susie Myerson in "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel" by taking home an Emmy in Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series category.
2019-09-23
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Tony Shalhoub takes an Emmy for 'The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel'
Los Angeles, Sep 23 (IANS) Actor Tony Shalhoub won an Emmy in the Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series category for his role in hit show "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisela at the 71st Primetime Emmy Awards ceremony.
2019-09-23
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Iran releases seized British oil tanker
Tehran, Sep 23 (IANS) The British-flagged oil tanker Stena Impero seized by Iran a couple of months ago has been released, the Ports and Maritime Organisation in the southern Iranian province of Hormozgan said.
2019-09-23
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
PM Modi urges diaspora to help boost tourism
Houston, Sep 23 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged Indian Americans to help boost tourism in India by bringing at least five non Indian families to India.
2019-09-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,National
'Majama che, sob khub bhalo': PM Modi says at 'Howdy Modi'
Houston, Sep 23 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi, addressing a crowd of 50,000 cheering Indian Americans, said the answer to the question 'Howdy Modi' is "everything is fine in India' and tried to say that in different Indian languages.
2019-09-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,National
Brawl in Hong Kong mall as protest targets Chinese stores
Hong Kong, Sep 23 (IANS) Hong Kong pro-democracy activists took their protests to several shopping malls connected to the citys rail operator, targeting businesses linked to mainland China and vandalizing metro station facilities.
2019-09-23
Category: International, Hong Kong,Politics
PM Modi leaves for New York after Howdy Modi event
Houston, Sep 23 (IANS) After the hugely successful 'Howdy Modi' event in Houston that saw US President Donald Trump share the stage with him, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday left for New York on the second leg of his US tour.
2019-09-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,National
Will sit down with President Trump for positive deals: PM Modi
Houston, Sep 23 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi pitched India as an attractive investment destination and said that with the "economic miracle" being wrought in the US under President Donald Trump, he would sit down with the US president to work out some deals.
2019-09-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,National
No plans to meet with Rouhani at UN: Trump
Washington, Sep 23 (IANS) President Donald Trump said Sunday that he had no plans to meet with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani during the UN General Assembly this week.
2019-09-23
Category: International, United States,Politics
PM Modi recites poem on facing challenges
Houston, Sep 23 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi recited two stanzas of a poem he has written, saying that India is not averting challenges but facing them.
2019-09-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,National
India, US to conclude several new defence deals: Trump
Houston, Sep 23 (IANS) US President Donald Trump said that the US and India are forging an "even stronger security partnership", with both sides set to conclude aceseveral new defence deals very soon".
2019-09-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,National
Harry Styles gave Liam Gallagher seabass as a gift
London, Sep 23 (IANS) One Direction band star Harry Styles once gave a fish worth 3,000 pounds to singer Liam Gallagher as a gift.
2019-09-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
UN Secretariat announces 10-year plan to halve own emissions
United Nations, Sep 23 (IANS) The UN Secretariat, which runs the day-to-day operations of the gigantic world body, announced a plan to slash its own emissions by almost half by 2030.
2019-09-23
Category: International, United States,Environment/Wildlife
Am I invited? NBA basketball to come to India next week: Trump
Houston, Sep 23 (IANS) US President Donald Trump announced that India will have access to another world class product - NBA basketball next week.
2019-09-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,National
America's greatest friend PM Modi, doing excellent job in India: Trump
Houston, Sep 23 (IANS) President Donald Trump on Sunday praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi as "America's greatest, most devoted, and loyal friend" and backed him in his governance, saying that PM Modi is "doing a truly excellent job in India and for all the Indian people".
2019-09-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,National
Reese Witherspoon is proud of wrinkles
Los Angeles, Sep 23 (IANS) Actress Reese Witherspoon says she likes her wrinkles because she has earned them.
2019-09-23
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Howdy, Modi: PM talks of $5 tn economy, low-cost data, GST
Houston, Sep 23 (IANS) Describing the changing scenario of the Indian economy and the targets set by the government at the 'Howdy, Modi!' event here on Sunday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke of cheap data prices in the country, the Goods and Services Tax (GST) and the target of $5 trillion economy.
2019-09-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,National
Arab list presents demands to Gantz to back him as PM
Jerusalem, Sep 23 (IANS) The United Arab List, the third most powerful political group in Israel, having won 13 seats in the recent elections presented a series of demands to centrist leader Benny Gantz in exchange for backing his candidacy for Prime Minister.
2019-09-23
Category: International, Israel,Politics
The USA loves India, Trump says after 'Howdy, Modi!'
Houston, Sep 23 (IANS) President Donald Trump said the US loves India and described the mega 'Howdy, Modi!' event as "incredible".
2019-09-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,National
Modi invites Trump to visit India
Houston, Sep 23 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday invited US President Donald Trump to visit India with his family.
2019-09-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,National
Nicole Kidman feels her kids chose Scientology over her
Los Angeles, Sep 23 (IANS) Actress Nicole Kidman says her children with former husband Tom Cruise chose Scientology over her.
2019-09-23
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
PM Modi targets Pak over terror, J&K with Trump listening
Houston, Sep 23 (IANS) With US President Donald Trump listening keenly, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said India had bid "farewell" to Article 370 that went against people-centric development in Jammu and Kashmir and attacked Pakistan for making hatred towards India the hub of its governance and for fostering terrorism.
2019-09-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,National
Twitter goes ballistic on Trump's 'radical Islamic terrorism' reference
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Twitterati on Sunday welcomed US President Donald Trump's reference to jointly fighting "radical Islamic terrorism" which was received by the Indian American community with a standing ovation at the packed 'Howdy, Modi!' event in Houston, Texas.
2019-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,National
All-round U Mumba beat Gujarat Fortunegiants 31-25
Jaipur, Sep 22 (IANS) U Mumba produced an all-round performance to beat Gujarat Fortunegiants 31-25 in a Pro Kabaddi League Season 7 contest at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium here on Sunday.
2019-09-22
Category: India, Rajasthan,Sports,Other Sports
Revive the dying Yamuna, say activists
Agra, Sep 22 (IANS) Celebrating the world rivers day, here on Sunday, social activists and environmentalists sought revival and rejuvenation of a dying Yamuna river, the lifeline of Braj mandal -- the land of Krishna -- and a symbol of art, culture, religion.
2019-09-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
ALERT: We are aiming high, we are achieving higher: Modi
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2019-09-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Trump hails Indian-Americans for revolutionizing technology
Houston, Sep 22 (IANS) US President Donald Trump on Sunday praised the Indian-American community for revolutionizing the world of technology.
2019-09-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,National
'Abki bar Trump Sarkar': PM Modi heaps praise on friend Trump
Houston, Sep 22 (IANS) "Abki bar, Trump sarkar". Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday made a tacit backing for US President Donald Trump who is seeking re-election, and said his presence on the stage with him signaled the close partnership between the two nations.
2019-09-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,National
6 arrested for liquor party in Gurugram farmhouse
Gurugram, Sep 22 (IANS) In a joint raid of the excise department and police, six persons were arrested for organising a party serving liquor at a farmhouse inside the premises of Gurugram's Bharat Yatra Kendra in Bhondsi area on Saturday night.
2019-09-22
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
We weren't able to read the tempo of the game well: Kohli
Bengaluru, Sep 22 (IANS) India captain Virat Kohli conceded that his team failed to read the tempo of the game after South Africa won the the third T20I by 9 wickets to level the three-match series 1-1, here on Sunday.
2019-09-22
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Cricket
Theft at Delhi Health Minister Satyendra Jain's house
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Delhi Health Minister Satyendra Jain on Sunday said his house was burgled and all of the floors were searched thoroughly for hours.
2019-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Corrected a few mistakes we made in 2nd T20I: De Kock
Bengaluru, Sep 22 (IANS) South African captain Quinton de Kock was all praise for Beuran Hendricks after the Proteas' nine-wicket win over India in the third T20I. Hendricks was man of the match for his figures of 2/14 as South Africa restricted India to 134/9 and then chased down the target with over three overs to spare.
2019-09-22
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Cricket
Electric atmosphere at NRG arena in Houston: MEA
Houston (Texas), Sep 22 (IANS) As the stage was set to welcome Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump at the NRG stadium here for the 'Howdy, Modi!' event, India's Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) on Sunday said there was an "electric atmosphere" there due to presence of over 50,000 Indian Americans.
2019-09-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,National
'Howdy Modi'! Trump arrives at Houston's NRG stadium
Houston, Sep 22 (IANS) US President Donald Trump on Sunday arrived at the NRG Stadium here to share the dais with Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the 'Howdy Modi' event.
2019-09-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,National
On way to 'Howdy, Modi!', Trump says: 'Tremendous respect for Modi'
Houston, Sep 22 (IANS) Arriving in Houston for the 'Howdy, Modi!' rally, US President Donald Trump said on Sunday he had "tremendous respect for (Prime Minister Narendra) Modi."
2019-09-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,National
South Africa stroll to 9-wicket win, level series 1-1
Bengaluru, Sep 22 (IANS) South Africa beat India by nine wickets in the third T20I to level the three-match series 1-1, here on Sunday.
2019-09-22
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Cricket
Men's, women's hockey teams leave for Belgium, England tours
Bengaluru, Sep 22 (IANS) The Indian men's and women's hockey teams left from the Kempegowda International Airport, Bengaluru on Sunday evening to take part in their respective Belgium and England tours.
2019-09-22
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Hockey
ALERT: US President Donald Trump arrives at NRG Stadium for 'Howdy, Modi!'
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2019-09-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Thank you Houston for amazing affection: PM Modi
Houston, Sep 22 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who was given a grand welcome at the NRG stadium for the 'Howdy, Modi!' event on Sunday, thanked Houston for the "amazing affection" showered on him.
2019-09-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,National
House Majority leader praises Indian-Americans' contribution
Houston, Sep 22 (IANS) US House Majority leader Steny Hoyer on Sunday, in his welcome speech for Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the 'Howdy, Modi!' event, thanked the millions of Indian-Americans for their extraordinary contribution to America and for helping forge close ties between the two nations.
2019-09-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,National
Thank you Houston for such amazing affection, says PM Modi
Houston (Texas), Sep 22 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday thanked Houston for its "amazing" welcome and affection for the 'Howdy, Modi!' event organised at the NRG stadium here where over 50,000 gathered to greet him and US President Donald Trump.
2019-09-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,National
Marquez nabs 8th victory with 6th MotoGP title in sight
Teruel (Spain) Sep 22 (IANS) Spaniard Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda RC 213 V) on Sunday claimed his eighth victory of the season at the Aragon Moto Grand Prix, moving only a win away from his sixth MotoGP title.
2019-09-22
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Motorsports
Vettel reigns in Singapore, claims 1st win of the season
Singapore, Sep 22 (IANS) Ferrari rider Sebastian Vettel on Sunday dominated under the lights at the Marina Bay Street Circuit, clinching his first Formula One win of the season at the Singapore Grand Prix.
2019-09-22
Category: International, Singapore,Sports,Motorsports
ALERT: PM Modi thanks Houston for amazing affection
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2019-09-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Humbled by PM Modi's choice to visit Houston, says Mayor
Houston, Sep 22 (IANS) Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner on Saturday welcomed Prime Minister Narendra Modi to the city, saying he was humbled by the Indian PM's choice to visit it.
2019-09-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,National
Police raid, fine clubs for noise pollution in Dehradun
Dehradun, Sep 22 (IANS) The police conducted raids on pubs, clubs and bars at three places in the city on Saturday night following complaints of nuisance due to loud music being played there after midnight.
2019-09-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Women's colleges in MP to have police posts
Bhopal, Sep 22 (IANS) Police posts will come up at women's colleges across Madhya Pradesh to ensure the safety of students and teachers, it was announced on Sunday.
2019-09-22
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Education,Defence/Security
3rd T20I: Rabada, Hendricks restrict India to 134/9
Bengaluru, Sep 22 (IANS) Kagiso Rabada took three wickets while Beuran Hendricks and Bjorn Fortuin bagged two each as South Africa restricted India to 134/9 in the third T20I here on Sunday.
2019-09-22
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Cricket
Looking forward to meeting you: Modi to Trump
Houston, Sep 22 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi said he was looking forward to meeting President Donald Trump at the 'Howdy, Modi!' event and it surely will be a great day.
2019-09-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,National
Cultural performances from across India at 'Howdy Modi!'
Houston (Texas), Sep 22 (IANS) From Bhangra to Mohiniattam, and Bharatnatyam to Garba, the 'Howdy, Modi!' event showcased dances from across India, with over 400 performers enthralling the estimated 50,000 crowd gathered to greet Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump.
2019-09-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,National
ALERT: It surely will be a great day! Looking forward to meeting you very soon: Modi to Trump
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2019-09-22
Category: International, India,Politics
Terror module busted in Punjab, 4 nabbed with AK-47s
Chandigarh, Sep 22 (IANS) In another major crackdown on terror, the Punjab Police has busted a module of the revived Khalistan Zindabad Force (KZF), the Pakistan-backed and Germany-based militant group that was conspiring to unleash a series of terrorist strikes in Punjab and adjoining states.
2019-09-22
Category: India, Punjab,National,Terrorism
Gangster arrested for 2017 Gurugram killing
Gurugram, Sep 22 (IANS) Gurugram's notorious gangster Kaushal, arrested from the UAE last month, and his men had several enmities in his native village of Naharpur Rupa.
2019-09-22
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Decks cleared for Rupa Gurunath to become new TNCA chief
Chennai, Sep 22 (IANS) Former Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) President N. Srinivasan's daughter Rupa Gurunath is all set to become the first woman President of a BCCI state body at the Tamil Nadu Cricket Association's (TNCA) annual general meeting on September 26.
2019-09-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Cricket
PM Modi interacts with Dawoodi Bohra community
Houston (Texas), Sep 22 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday interacted with members of the Dawoodi Bohra community here before attending the 'Howdy Modi!' event being organised at NRG stadium.
2019-09-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,National
Will be a great day in Texas to be with friend Modi: Trump
Houston, Sep 22 (IANS) As he prepared to join Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the mega 'Howdy, Modi!' event here on Sunday, US President Donald Trump tweeted that he would be in Houston to be with his friend Modi.
2019-09-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,National
Corp tax cut to help top 1,000 firms save Rs 37K cr: Crisil
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Around 1,000 companies would save nearly Rs 37,000 crore due to recent corporate tax rate cut, according to a Crisil report on Sunday.
2019-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Google testing 'Incognito Mode' in Maps
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Google Maps may soon have an "Incognito Mode" for better privacy on your location data.
2019-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Man threatens to jump off 10th floor of Delhi hotel
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) A man on Sunday climbed to the 10th floor of a hotel in west Delhi and threatened to commit suicide by jumping off.
2019-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Festival-like atmosphere at NRG stadium for 'Howdy Modi' event
Houston (Texas), Sep 22 (IANS) A festival-like atmosphere pervaded the NRG stadium as thousands of members of the Indian diaspora gathered for the 'Howdy, Modi!' event on Sunday to greet Prime Minister Narendra Modi and listen to his address.
2019-09-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,National
No plans to revise fiscal deficit target, cut spending: FM
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The government has no plans to revise the fiscal deficit or cut any expenditure following the corporate tax cuts, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Sunday.
2019-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Cong's 10-point norm for Haryana ticket aspirants
Chandigarh, Sep 22 (IANS) The Congress has issued 10-point criteria for the ticket-seekers for the Haryana Assembly elections to be held on October 21. The party also extended the deadline for submission of forms for party tickets from September 23 to September 25.
2019-09-22
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
India emerge group winners in AFC U-16, qualify for finals
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The India U-16 National Team played a 1-1 draw against hosts Uzbekistan on Sunday to finish on top of Group B and qualify for the AFC U-16 Championship Bahrain 2020 to be held next year.
2019-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
We are progressing by going back to roots: Ranveer Brar
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Celebrity chef Ranveer Brar says people have realised the importance of local food sources, and are progressing by going back to their roots.
2019-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Costumes play important part in a project: Kirti Kulhari
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) Actress Kirti Kulhari says getting costumes right in a project is very crucial, as they bring authenticity.
2019-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Megan Fox had breakdown for being sexualised in Hollywood
Los Angeles, Sep 22 (IANS) Actress Megan Fox says she had a psychological breakdown after being sexualised in Hollywood.
2019-09-22
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Dhoni unavailable for selection until November
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Mahendra Singh Dhoni will not be not available for selection until November this year, according to the Mumbai Mirror.
2019-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
'Howdy Modi': Separatist Sikhs, Pakistanis to hold protest
Houston (Texas), Sep 22 (IANS) As the large Indian American community in Houston and across America prepare to greet Prime Minister Narendra Modi during the 'Howdy Modi' event on Sunday, thousands of separatist Sikhs and Pakistanis have converged here to hold a protest against Modi.
2019-09-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,National
Improving diet cuts risk of heart attacks in kids: Study
Porto Alegre (Brazil), Sep 22 (IANS) Encouraging physical activity and improving diet in children is crucial to cut deaths from cardiovascular disease (CVD), a new study suggests.
2019-09-22
Category: International, Sao Tome And Principe,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Punjab CM slams Harsimrat on Golden Temple GST refund
Chandigarh, Sep 22 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh here on Sunday slammed Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal for her allegations that the state had not kept its word of paying its share in the goods and services tax (GST) to Shri Harmandar Sahib, also known as the Golden Temple.
2019-09-22
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
ISRO's latest rocket science maths pains former officials
Chennai, Sep 22 (IANS) Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Chairman K.Sivan's statement on Saturday that Rs 978 crore Chandrayaan-2 mission was 98 per cent success has invited scorn many former senior officials of the space aggency.
2019-09-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Science/Tech,Technology
Petrol prices rise Re 1.60 in one week post Aramco attack
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Domestic fuel prices have increased significantly over the past one week after the recent drone attacks on Saudi-oil major Aramco and petrol prices across major cities by around Rs 1.60 per litre.
2019-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
3rd T20I: Unchanged India bat first in Bengaluru (Toss)
Bengaluru, Sep 22 (IANS) India have elected to bat first at the M. Chinnaswamy stadium here on Sunday in the third and final T20I against South Africa.
2019-09-22
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Cricket
Sikh delegation meets Modi, thanks him for Kartarpur
Houston (Texas), Sep 22 (IANS) A delegation of Sikhs met Prime Minister Narendra Modi here on Saturday and thanked him for going ahead with the Kartarpur corridor, saying they were proud of him and fully backed him.
2019-09-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,National
Now, online portal for Section 118 permission in Himachal
Shimla, Sep 22 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on Sunday rolled out an online portal for granting permissions under Section 118 of the HP Tenancy and Land Reforms Act, 1972.
2019-09-22
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Politics,Business/Economy
In New York, Imran Khan meets with Kashmir Study Group
New York, Sep 22 (IANS) As part of his 'Mission Kashmir' to draw global attention on the issue, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has urged the Kashmir Study Group to highlight the situation in Jammu and Kashmir, which he said "poses a grave threat to regional peace and security".
2019-09-22
Category: International, United States,Diplomacy,Politics
Pakistan may split into pieces: Rajnath
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) No power would be able to save Pakistan from getting divided into pieces, if human rights violations against Balochs and Pashtuns continued, said Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday.
2019-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Politics
Exodus from BSP on, may lose more to BJP (IANS Special)
Lucknow, Sep 22 (IANS) After losing six legislators to the Congress in Rajasthan, the Bahujan Samaj Party is now likely to lose three members of the UP Legislative Council to the BJP in Uttar Pradesh.
2019-09-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Aware wins bronze, takes India's World Wrestling Championships haul to five
Nur-Sultan (Kazakhstan), Sep 22 (IANS) Rahul Aware on Sunday won bronze in the 61kg freestyle division of the World Wrestling Championships. This is India's fifth medal at the wrestling Worlds with Aware joining bronze medallists Bajrang Punia, Vinesh Phogat and Ravi Kumar Dahiya while Deepak Punia won silver earlier in the day. Aware beat 2017 Pan American champion Tyler Graff 11-4 in the bronze medal bout.
2019-09-22
Category: International, Poland,Sports,Other Sports
Cong's 10-point norm for Haryana ticket aspirants
Chandigarh, Sep 22 (IANS) The Congress has issued 10-point criterion for the ticket-seekers for the Haryana Assembly elections to be held on October 21.
2019-09-22
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Khattar govt betrayed people, unemployment at all time high: Selja
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Eyeing a comeback in the Haryana Assembly polls, the Congress is all geared up to highlight the Manohar Lal Khattar-led government's "betrayal" of the people, as unemployment rate is at an all time high in the state at 28 per cent.
2019-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Rahul Aware wins bronze in wrestling World Championships
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2019-09-22
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Other Sports
Rajiv Sethu snaps a point with top 15 finish at Sepang
Sepang (Malaysia), Sep 22 (IANS) Sundays final race of round 6 at the Sepang International Circuit (Malaysia) once again brought cheer for IDEMITSU Honda Racing India - the solo Indian racing team battling for points at the Asia Road Racing Championship 2019 (ARRC).
2019-09-22
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Motorsports
Wipro techies run in 110 cities to celebrate camaraderie
Bengaluru, Sep 22 (IANS) Celebrating the spirit of camaraderie, thousands of global software major Wipro's techies, their families, friends, alumni, customers, partners and suppliers ran for fun in 110 cities across 34 countries, said the IT behemoth on Sunday.
2019-09-22
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Human Interest/Society,Technology
Role of Social Progress Index in measuring SDGs
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) In this highly competitive and fast-growing world, every individual wants to achieve new heights. Each country wants to tread on the path of holistic growth in all spheres be it economic, social, or political to surpass the other countries.
2019-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Opinion/Commentary
Shortage of 5,000 courtrooms in districts: Report
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The district-level judiciary is facing space crunch as only 17,817 courtrooms are available against a sanctioned strength of 22,750 judges, marking a shortage of around 5,000 courtrooms and 9,000 residential units.
2019-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Imran reaches NY on Saudi Crown Prince's special plane
New York, Sep 22 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan arrived in New York onboard the special aircraft of Saudi Crown Prince Muhammad Bin Salman with "mission Kashmir" in focus.
2019-09-22
Category: International, United States,National
Protein that slows down fracture-healing in older people
New York, Sep 22 (IANS) Researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have found a certain protein that is more prevalent in older people and which prevent fractured bones from healing.
2019-09-22
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Swati Bhise excited about 'The Warrior Queen of Jhansi'
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) Director Swati Bhise has said making the historical film "The Warrior Queen of Jhansi" was a challenging exercise.
2019-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Cong plans 'Gandhi Sandesh Yatra' in Gujarat
Ahmedabad, Sep 22 (IANS) To spread Mahatma Gandhi's message, the Gujarat Congress has decided to organise a march to Sabarmati from two places -- one from Porbandar, his place of birth, and the other from Dandi, famous for the 'salt satyagrah'. The march will start on September 27 and culminate on October 2 at the Sabarmati Ashram.
2019-09-22
Category: India, Gujarat,National,Politics
Congress, Rahul 'playing politics' on J&K, says Shah
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday attacked the Congress and its former President Rahul Gandhi in the issue of Jammu and Kashmir, accusing them of playing politics on a question involving "national security".
2019-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Chinmayanand case: In which both parties are culprits and victims
Shahjahanpur, Sep 22 (IANS) Call it the power of the ubiquitousness of technology. The rape and blackmail of the Shahjahanpur Law student in which former Union minister and senior BJP leader Chinmayanand is under arrest, is turning out to be a unique case of 'reverse stings' in which both the complainant as well as the accused are turning out to be culprits as well as victims.
2019-09-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
India gear up to play Bangladesh in SAFF U-18 Championship
Kathmandu, Sep 22 (IANS) A confident India U-18 football team will be looking to open their campaign in the SAFF U-18 Championship on a winning note when they take on Bangladesh in their opening match here on Monday.
2019-09-22
Category: International, Nepal,Sports,Football
Carolina Marin caps comeback from injury with China Open win
Changzhou (China), Sep 22 (IANS) Olympic champion Carolina Marin on Sunday beat Taiwanese former world no.1 Tai Tzu Ying to win a second consecutive title at the China Open. This was only Marin's second tourmament since her comeback from a career-threatening injury that she suffered in January.
2019-09-22
Category: International, China,Sports,Badminton
New political kid on the block: J&K's 'nationalist' party
Srinagar, Sep 22 (IANS) A new political outfit is born in Kashmir which is nationalist in it's approach. The news of the formation of Jammu and Kashmir Political Movement (Independent) was broken in a press conference in Srinagar on September 9 by people who do not belong to the established political leadership in the state.
2019-09-22
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Shah attacks Congress, Rahul for 'playing politics' on J&K
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday attacked the Congress and its former President Rahul Gandhi in the issue of Jammu and Kashmir, accusing them of playing politics on a question involving "national security".
2019-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Varun Tej wants to hook-up with Pooja Hegde
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) Actor Varun Tej says if given a chance, he would like to hook-up with his "Mukunda" co-star Pooja Hegde.
2019-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
FIFA orders Iran to allow women to attend matches in stadium
Tehran, Sep 22 (IANS) FIFA has demanded Iran's football federation ensure that women are allowed to attend matches in the country. In the wake of an incident in which a woman killed herself after being arrested for attending a footbal match in Tehran, football's governing body sent a delegation to the country to "discuss measures designed to allow women in Iran to freely attend football matches".
2019-09-22
Category: International, Turkey,Sports,Football
Rian Johnson not starting with 'Star Wars' trilogy anytime soon
Los Angeles, Sep 22 (IANS) "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" director Rian Johnson says he is uncertain when his new "Star Wars" trilogy will go in production.
2019-09-22
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Injured Nadal pulls out of final two Laver Cup matches
Geneva, Sep 22 (IANS) US Open champion and tennis star Rafael Nadal withdrew from his matches at the Laver Cup on Sunday because of injury.
2019-09-22
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Tennis
Nupur Sanon is all praise for Akshay Kumar
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) Actress Kriti Sanon's younger sister Nupur Sanon, who has shared screen space with Akshay Kumar in the upcoming music video, says it's a magical feeling to be his co-star.
2019-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Five Maoists killed in Andhra gunfight
Visakhapatnam, Sep 22 (IANS) Five Maoists were killed in an exchange of fire with police near the Andhra Pradesh-Odisha border on Sunday, police said.
2019-09-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Rajkummar Rao's 'Newton' clocks 2 years
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) Rajkummar Rao's film "Newton", which was India's official entry for the Best Foreign Language Film category at the 90th Academy Awards, has completed two years on Sunday since its release.
2019-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Sarah Jessica Parker wants 'Sex And The City' reboot
Los Angeles, Sep 22 (IANS) Actress Sarah Jessica Parker is open to the idea of revisiting "Sex And The City", saying she is curious to know how the characters of the hit TV show evolved in the #MeToo era.
2019-09-22
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Sean Bean doesn't want to die onscreen anymore
Los Angeles, Sep 22 (IANS) "Game of Thrones" star Sean Bean says he is no longer interested in taking on acting roles that lead to his character's demise.
2019-09-22
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Man held for extorting money using UP minister's name
Prayagraj, Sep 22 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh police has busted a syndicate who were involved in extorting money in the name of a woman minister from Yogi Adityanath's cabinet, and arrested one Ashok Kumar Pandey (40) in connection with the case.
2019-09-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Paris Hilton mourns death of grandfather Barron Hilton
Los Angeles, Sep 22 (IANS) Socialite Paris Hilton is mourning the loss of her grandfather Barron Hilton.
2019-09-22
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Modi to address Indian diaspora at 'Howdy Modi!'
Houston, Sep 22 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday would attend the mega 'Howdy Modi!' event being organised at the NRG stadium here and address the largest gathering ever for an elected foreign leader visiting the US, estimated at over 50,000 people.
2019-09-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,National
Jayalalithaa's nephew objects to web series 'Queen'
Chennai, Sep 22 (IANS) While actor Kangana Ranaut is preparing for the late politician J. Jayalalithaa's biopic 'Thalaivi', director Gautham Menon has announced that he is coming up with a web series based on the life of late former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister.
2019-09-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Southern Cinema
MP flood politics: Shivraj sings in protest, Cong says 'drama'
Mandsaur, Sep 22 (IANS) The Congress on Sunday termed as 'drama' a sit-in staged by former Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan in Mandsaur seeking compensation for the farmers affected by floods in the area.
2019-09-22
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
Kim Kardashian shares letters from late father
Los Angeles, Sep 22 (IANS) Reality TV star Kim Kardashian has shared cards and handwritten notes on social media that throws light on her relationship with her late father, Robert.
2019-09-22
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Enjoy the rally that has taken long time coming (Column: Market Watch)
There seems to be a strange connection between Friday and the stock markets. Over the last five weeks, markets have gained on every Friday and the trend reversed in the time in between. This Friday was the biggest of them all, and the markets gained a whopping 1,921 points on the BSE SENSEX and 570 points on NIFTY.
2019-09-22
Category: India, New Delhi,Business/Economy,Opinion/Commentary
This official pens songs to stop stubble burning in Punjab
Chandigarh, Sep 22 (IANS) He's pained to see agriculture fields emitting plumes of smoke at several places in Punjab by farmers who opt to go in for the quicker option of getting rid of the crop residue by setting them afire.
2019-09-22
Category: India, Punjab,National,Environment/Wildlife
Chahal's light banter with Rohit's wife
Bengaluru, Sep 22 (IANS) India legspinner Yuzvendra Chahal engaged in a fun banter with teammate Rohit Sharma's wife on a picture she shared on the social media.
2019-09-22
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Cricket
Selena Gomez lives out her 'Shark Tank' dream
Los Angeles, Sep 22 (IANS) Popstar Selena Gomez says visiting the set of "Shark Tank" was a dream come true moment for her.
2019-09-22
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Astronaut insurance depends on reinsurance support: Experts
Chennai, Sep 22 (IANS) Providing insurance covers - life and accident - for Indian astronauts, who will be part of the country's manned Gaganyaan mission, largely depends on the underwriting policy of an insurer and the reinsurance support, said experts.
2019-09-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Human Interest/Society
Petrol, diesel prices rise for 6th day straight
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Petrol and diesel prices witnessed a sharp jump on Sunday - the highest in the last six days after the drone attack on the oil processing facility of Saudi Arabia earlier this month.
2019-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Hindu outfits seek Constitutional amendments for equal rights to majority
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) and other Hindu outfits on Saturday sought amendments to Articles 28, 29 and 30 of the Constitution in order to emphasise the civilisational development of the Hindu culture and tradition and mainstreaming of Hindu literature into the educational system.
2019-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Religion,Immigration/Law/Rights
It's been a great life: Ace mountaineer Capt. M.S. Kohli (Where Are They Now?)
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) He led the first successful Indian expedition to Mount Everest (8,848 metres) in 1965 that put a record nine climbers on the peak of the world's highest mountain. He was a part of two previous expeditions that failed and on the second occasion was a tantalisingly 128 metres from the summit when bad weather intervened. A winner of numerous awards, an author and forceful exponent of Himalayan tourism, 87-year-old Captain M.S. Kohli says he has led more than a full life.
2019-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society
Air pollution reaches hazardous levels in Singapore
Singapore, Sep 22 (IANS) Air pollution in Singapore, caused by the forest fires in Indonesia, on Sunday reached hazardous levels.
2019-09-22
Category: International, Singapore,Environment/Wildlife
Salim Merchant, Shreya Ghoshal 'excited' for their new song
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) Popular singers Salim Merchant and Shreya Ghoshal, who wooed listeners with the song "Shukran Allah" in the past, are now all set to come up with another new track.
2019-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
MBS gives his private jet to Imran for US travel
Islamabad, Sep 22 (IANS) Saudi Crown Prince Mohamed bin Salman gave Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan his private jet as he left for the US after his two-day visit to the Kingdom, media reports said on Sunday.
2019-09-22
Category: International, Pakistan,Politics
How Delhi can become EV capital of India (Part 1)
N0ew Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) To realize its dream to have clean, green and people-centric mobility solutions, Delhi may need to deploy nearly 35,000 electric and accessible passenger vehicles, at least 1,000 electric vehicles for last-mile connectivity and several hundred public charging and swapping stations in the next year, a first-of-its-kind report has stressed.
2019-09-22
Category: India, New Delhi,Business/Economy
Aus space agency to join NASA's Artemis programme
Washington, Sep 22 (IANS) Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has announced his nation's intention to join the US' moon to Mars mission, including NASA's Artemis lunar programme.
2019-09-22
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
Varun to star in music video with budding hip-hop artistes
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) "Street Dancer 3D" actor Varun Dhawan will shake a leg with budding hip-hop artistes in a music video.
2019-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Government likely to order 36 more Rafale fighter jets
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Shrugging off the controversy around the previous deal, the Narendra Modi government has finalized a deal for another 36 Rafale fighter jets, according media reports.
2019-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Yogi lauds corporate tax cuts
Lucknow, Sep 22 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Sunday said that the cut in corporate tax was "historic and bold".
2019-09-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Want to train outside to prepare for Olympic gold: Deepak Punia
Kolkata, Sep 22 (IANS) Facing setback due to an injury that robbed Deepak Punia a chance at gold at the wrestling World Championships, the reigning junior world champion has dug in his heels, as he wants to bring home a gold from the Tokyo Olympics at all cost.
2019-09-22
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Sports
Kartik ticks 'working with Big B' off his bucketlist
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) Actor Kartik Aaryan just ticked an item from his bucketlist and it involves getting a chance to work with the megastar Amitabh Bachchan.
2019-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
UK envoy to Pakistan cooks 'gajar ka halwa'
Islamabad, Sep 22 (IANS) After successfully making daal and roti, Thomas Drew, the British High Commissioner to Pakistan, has now showcased his skills in cooking 'gajar ka halwa'.
2019-09-22
Category: International, Pakistan,International
DIIs invest Rs 3k cr in single session post corporate tax cut
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) With stock markets recording a decade-high rise on the weekend after the announcement of the corporate tax cut by the Finance Minister, domestic institutional investors (DIIs) contributed the most with a massive over Rs 3,000 crore net investment during Friday's session.
2019-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Jeremy Corbyn's senior aide to quit
London, Sep 22 (IANS) Andrew Fisher, one of Jeremy Corbyn's senior aides who wrote the UK opposition Labour Party's last manifesto, has announced his intention to resign, a media report said on Sunday.
2019-09-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Try these Ayurveda infused drinks to fight lifestyle diseases
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANSlife) Wellness company Healthy Souls has come up with Ayurveda inspired, 100 per cent natural, hot herbal drinks for people suffering from PCOS, insomnia and other lifestyle diseases.
2019-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,IANS Life,National
5 quick skin damage fixes to swear by
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANSlife) To retain the natural glow of your skin, it is essential to follow a skincare routine. Satish Bhatia, Dermatologist and Cutaneous Surgeon of DermDestination, shares some handy tips to help one battle that oily shine or puffy eyes or excessive dryness.
2019-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,IANS Life,National
Time to get 'Phool Proof'
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANSlife) Jhelum Biswas has studied three self-healing philosophies of aromatherapy, chakra healing and Bach Flower Remedies. Marrying her knowledge to her products, she created her 100 per cent natural and homegrown bespoke label. Learning that beauty products work on the principle of cleansing, moisturizing and protection, she created a range which can be personalized as per an individuals need and addresses skin, hair problems and even anxiety, fear, stress and depression issues. A self-funded brand, it has products such as hand creams, body washes, body oils, shampoos and lip balms, all of which are paraben and sulfate-free. She caught up with IANSlife at Bengalurus newest cultural venue Foxtrot at the book launch.
2019-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,IANS Life,National
Stay out of Gulf, warns Iranian President
Tehran, Sep 22 (IANS) Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday warned that foreign forces were threatening the security of the Gulf, after the US said it was deploying troops to the region.
2019-09-22
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
Hina Khan, Adhyayan Suman get together for 'Damaged'
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) Actress Hina Khan and actor Adhyayan Suman have been roped in for the second season of the web show "Damaged", a psychological crime drama with supernatural elements.
2019-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
India's jewellery legacy: Adornment to cultural capital
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANSlife) Jewellery finds a major piece of pie when it comes to Indians' cultural capital. Our adornment traditions go long back and add not only magnificence to a grand costume, but are a financial investment too.
2019-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,IANS Life,National
Petronet may invest $2.5bn for 20% interest in US gas company
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Countrys largest LNG importer Petronet LNG Ltd (PLL) will invest close to $2.5 billion to pick around 20 per cent stake in US natural gas company Tellurians Driftwood project in Louisiana, two sources aware of the deal told IANS.
2019-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National
Dhoni flaunts new Jeep
Ranchi, Sep 22 (IANS) After being away from cricket for a while, M.S. Dhoni was out here drawing eyeballs in his new car -- a one-of-its-kind Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk.
2019-09-22
Category: India, Bihar,National,Sports
Rahul Mishra partners with Zoya for Paris Fashion Week
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANSlife) Ace designer Rahul Mishra has collaborated with luxury jewellery brand Zoya for the Paris Fashion Week that starts on September 28. IANSlife spoke to the International Woolmark Prize winner to know more about the collaboration, the collection and his upcoming projects. Excerpts:
2019-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,IANS Life,National
Orthodox faction of Kerala Church conducts Sunday mass
Kochi, Sep 22 (IANS) Following the intervention of the Supreme Court, after 45 years, an Orthodox Church bishop led the weekly Sunday mass at the Kandanad St. Mary's Cathedral, Church near here on Sunday.
2019-09-22
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics,Religion
Natalia Vodianova fought poverty, and she's doing it again
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANSlife) Natalia Vodianova, a trailblazing supermodel and a 71-time Vogue cover girl, has been one of the most successful fashion figures of all times. With a striking eight-season, seven-figure contract with Calvin Klein, she has been the face of campaigns for Louis Vuitton and L'Oreal.
2019-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,IANS Life,National
Over a third of Pak children miss out on vaccines
Islamabad, Sep 22 (IANS) In Pakistan, more than a third of children miss out on vaccines, a government report, said adding that only 66 per cent of children aged between 12 and 23 months received all basic vaccinations in 2017-18 and just 51 per cent got age-appropriate vaccinations.
2019-09-22
Category: International, Pakistan,International
This is how kids get into hacking: Study
New York, Sep 22 (IANS) Is your kid obsessed with video games and hanging out with questionable friends? Researchers have identified characteristics and gender-specific behaviours in kids that could lead them to become juvenile hackers.
2019-09-22
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Human Interest/Society,Technology
26 killed in Pakistan road accident
Islamabad, Sep 22 (IANS) At least 26 people were killed and over a dozen injured when the driver of a passenger bus lost control and crashed alongside a mountain in Pakistan's Gilgit-Baltistan region on Sunday, police said.
2019-09-22
Category: International, Pakistan,Politics
Soldiers deserve our respect, says Vidyut Jammwal
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Actor Vidyut Jammwal on Sunday posted a picture with a Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) trooper he met in Delhi.
2019-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
ALERT: Dynastic politics will be wiped out of Kashmir: Shah
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2019-09-22
Category: International, United States,National,Politics
It's splitsville for Miley Cyrus, Kaitlynn Carter
Los Angeles, Sep 22 (IANS) Singer Miley Cyrus and Kaitlynn Carter have gone their separate ways a little over a month after they started dating.
2019-09-22
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Cardi B, Offset celebrate second marriage anniversary
Los Angeles, Sep 22 (IANS) Rapper Cardi B and Offset paid a loving tribute to each other after completing two years of marriage, saying they are learning and growing together.
2019-09-22
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Restaurants losing customers post-Zomato Gold logout: Report
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Zomato Gold has been a game changer in terms of driving the dine-out habits of customers, a new report has claimed, saying there has been a 20 per cent decline in bill volumes for partners after they logged out of Zomato Gold programme.
2019-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Tropical storm forces cancellation of flights in Japan, S.Korea
Tokyo, Sep 22 (IANS) A powerful tropical storm was on Sunday moving towards the coasts of Japan and South Korea, bringing with it heavy rains and strong winds, and forcing the cancellation of nearly 1,000 flights in the two countries.
2019-09-22
Category: International, Japan,Environment/Wildlife
Will Smith defends his alcohol use
Los Angeles, Sep 22 (IANS) Hollywood star Will Smith got defensive when his wife and actress Jada Pinkett Smith confronted him about his alcohol consumption habits, and said "that's my personal business".
2019-09-22
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
'Queer Eye' star Jonathan Van Ness is HIV-positive
Los Angeles, Sep 22 (IANS) "Queer Eye" star Jonathan Van Ness has opened up about his struggle with drug addiction, being sexually abused as a child and revealing that he is HIV positive.
2019-09-22
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
BJP in a fix over candidates for UP bypolls
Lucknow, Sep 22 (IANS) The political temperature in Uttar Pradesh is rising since the announcement of dates for bypolls to its 11 Assembly seats. The Election Commission on Saturday announced bypolls to Rampur, Gangoh, Iglas, Lucknow Cantt, Zaidpur, Manikpur, Balha, Pratapgarh, Hamirpur, Ghosi and Jalalpur seats.
2019-09-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Akshay shoots with Kriti Sanon's sister for music video
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) Actor Akshay Kumar on Sunday shot for singer B Praaks new single with actress Kriti Sanon's younger sister Nupur.
2019-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Britney Spears: My sister inspired me to go dark
Los Angeles, Sep 22 (IANS) Singer Britney Spears says her younger sister Jamie Lynn inspired her to ditch her famous blonde hair and dye it brown.
2019-09-22
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Not just kids, adults love animated content too: Bisbo
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) A new study from India's animated news creator Bisbo, on Sunday, revealed that 80 per cent of their 10 million strong users are adults between the age of 18-44.
2019-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Education,Media
Scooters India strategic sale on hold amid auto slump, EV plan
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Strategic disinvestment of public sector Scooters India Ltd (SIL) could be deferred yet again while monetisation plan of its non-core land will be carried out.
2019-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Kashmiri Pandit diaspora endorses axing Article 370, meets Modi
Houston, Sep 22 (IANS) In what can be seen extracting more international endorsement for the Indian government's decision to scrap Article 370 that gave special status to Jammu and Kashmir, the Global Kashmiri Pandit Diaspora (GKPD) expressed its support for the move.
2019-09-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,National
Al Qaeda terrorist arrested in Jharkhand
Ranchi, Sep 22 (IANS) The Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) of Jharkhand Police have arrested Al Qaeda terrorist Mohhamad Kalimuddin Mujahiri.
2019-09-22
Category: India, Bihar,National,Terrorism
Ajay, Kajol wishes Nysa on Daughters' Day
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) On the occasion of National Daughters' Day on Sunday, Bollywood's star couple Ajay Devgn and Kajol penned heartfelt posts for their teen daughter Nysa on social media.
2019-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
No concern to asset quality post UBI, OBC merger: PNB CEO
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The Punjab National Bank (PNB), which is the anchor bank for a scheduled merger with the United Bank of India (UBI) and the Oriental Bank of Commerce (OBC), has said that it does not see any erosion in asset quality after the merger and the best HR, process and products will be chosen for the consolidated entity to offer a win-win situation for the combined staff and customers of these three banks.
2019-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Injury forces Deepak Punia out of Wrestling Worlds final
Nur-Sultan (Kazakhstan), Sep 22 (IANS) India's rising star Deepak Punia (86kg) has pulled out of the final of the Wrestling World Championships due to injury. He has to settle for silver.
2019-09-22
Category: International, Poland,Sports,Other Sports
AAP announces 22 candidates for Haryana polls
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Sunday announced the name of 22 candidates for the October 21 Assembly elections in Haryana.
2019-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Petronet may invest $2.5% for 20% interest in US gas company
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Countrys largest LNG importer Petronet LNG Ltd (PLL) will invest close to $2.5 billion to pick around 20 per cent stake in US natural gas company Tellurians Driftwood project in Louisiana, two sources aware of the deal told IANS.
2019-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National
Walking patterns could identify dementia types: Study
London, Sep 22 (IANS) Researchers have found that walking may be a key clinical tool in helping doctors accurately identify the specific type of dementia a patient has.
2019-09-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society,Lifestyle/Fashion
Democrat 2020 candidates turn up for Iowa Steak Fry
Washington, Sep 22 (IANS) Democratic Party candidates for the 2020 US presidential election gathered for the Polk County Steak Fry event in the state of Iowa.
2019-09-22
Category: International, United States,Politics
26 killed in Pakistan road accident
Islamabad, Sep 22 (IANS) At least 26 people were killed and a dozen others were injured in a passenger bus accident on in Pakistan's Gilgit-Baltistan region on Sunday, police said.
2019-09-22
Category: International, Pakistan,Politics
Kane scores lying down even as Tottenham lose
London, Sep 22 (IANS) Tottenham Hotspur lost to Leicester City 1-2 but what stood out in the match was a Harry Kane goal scored while lying down.
2019-09-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Facebook buys startup to boost cryptocurrency Libra experience
San Francisco, Sep 22 (IANS) Aiming to make its cryptocurrency Libra customer friendly when it arrives next year, Facebook has acquired a startup called Servicefriend that builds Artificial Intelligence (AI)-driven bots for messaging apps.
2019-09-22
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
WhatsApp quietly rolls out tool to share status on Facebook
San Francisco, Sep 22 (IANS) Facebook-owned instant messaging app WhatsApp has begun rolling out a feature for Android users to let them share their status stories directly on Facebook Story and other apps.
2019-09-22
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Parties in a fix over UP's Tundla Assembly bypoll
Lucknow, Sep 22 (IANS) Political parties in Uttar Pradesh are in confusion since the announcement of Assembly bypoll dates by the Election Commission on Saturday. The state's Tundla Assembly segment in Firozabad district does not figure in the list of constituencies scheduled to go for bypolls on October 21.
2019-09-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
UN research shows G20 nations lagging in climate action
Nairobi, Sep 22 (IANS) G20 nations are collectively not on track to meet their Paris Agreement commitments, but they have huge opportunities to undertake rapid and deep cuts to greenhouse gas emissions, a new UN research has said.
2019-09-22
Category: International, Kenya,Environment/Wildlife
Conclave on making India global steel manufacturing hub
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The Modi government seems determined to boost the country's crude steel production capacity to 300 MT by 2030-31 in a bid to make India a global steel manufacturing hub.
2019-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Look who's copying: Two-much trouble in B-Town!
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) For most of last week, Katrina Kaifs doppelganger Alina Rai was a rage on social media. A TikTok star, Alina shares such resemblance with B-Town's Hot Kat that her follower base on Instagram has shot up to over 39.2K ever since her photos went viral a few days back.
2019-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Hollywood
Youth leaders vow continued pressure for climate action
New York, Sep 22 (IANS) A day after thousands of young people marched and rallied for urgent climate action, young leaders brought their message to the UN for the Youth Climate Summit, the opening salvo of the three-day-long UN Climate Action Summit, which will culminate on Monday.
2019-09-22
Category: International, United States,International
Hurricane Lorena downgraded to tropical storm in Mexico
Mexico City, Sep 22 (IANS) Hurricane Lorena has been downgraded to a tropical storm after causing power outages and damages to property along the east coast of the Baja California peninsula on its way to northwestern Mexico.
2019-09-22
Category: International, Mexico,Environment/Wildlife
Nobel summit ends with call to respect human coexistence
Merida (Mexico), Sep 22 (IANS) The 17th World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates has ended here with a call for ensuring human coexistence with mutual respect, and committing to prevent a further deterioration of our planet.
2019-09-22
Category: International, Spain,Politics
Soap Theory: Reinvention is Survival
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) While most people prefer binge watching web shows on their mobile screen nowadays, the good old television soap is still somehow managing to carry on, thereby disrupting the very argument that home entertainment is all set to be redefined by the OTT domain.
2019-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Cinema/Showbiz
OTTs take the 'right' route to filmy biz
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Remember the days when you used to wait for a big Bollywood blockbuster to premiere on the small screen? Long gone are those days with the OTT platforms breaking the pattern, and bringing in a shift in the viewing habits.
2019-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Cinema/Showbiz
Looking to help Betis regain presence in Europe: Fekir
Kolkata, Sep 22 (IANS) French World Cup winner Nabil Fekir is not going overboard with his good start to life in Spain, saying it is more about his club Real Betis doing well and regaining their place in Europe by the end of the season.
2019-09-22
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
Greta Thunberg seek UN action against climate change
New York, Sep 22 (IANS) Greta Thunberg, the 16-year-old Swedish climate activist, and three other young environment crusaders have sought UN action against climate change and asked for a world without toxic emissions.
2019-09-22
Category: International, United States,Politics
The heroine-centric film moves to its next level
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The Bollywood actress has come of age, and that has been happening for a while now. The heroine-oriented film is a reality, so is a consistently good show of the genre at the box-office. Bollywood is now all set to enter the next level with the heroine-oriented film. Far from remaining a mere eye candy, the likes of Kangana Ranaut in "Dhaakad" and Parineeti Chopra in "The Girl On The Train" remake are moving into areas where the Bollywood heroine never did.
2019-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Cinema/Showbiz
Petronet LNG-Tellurian's deal on Modi 1st day of US visit
Houston, Sep 22 (IANS) US natural gas company Tellurian and India's largest LNG importer Petronet LNG Ltd (PLL) have signed an MoU under which the latter and its affiliates will import up to 5 million tonnes of LNG from America.
2019-09-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,National
The B'wood hero: Get real or perish
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) "Don't underestimate the power of the common man," said superstar Shah Rukh Khan in "Chennai Express". Bollywood seems to have taken the line seriously. The "aam aadmi" is indeed the hero of the Hindi silver screen, with the larger-than-life hero slowly fading out.
2019-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Cinema/Showbiz
Granada stun Messi's Barcelona to go top of La Liga
Granada (Spain), Sep 22 (IANS) FC Barcelona's all-time top scorer Lionel Messi started from the bench and came on as a halftime substitute as they suffered a shock 0-2 defeat to Granada in a La Liga tie here on Saturday night.
2019-09-22
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Small is big when it comes to profits
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) There is all that talk of the much-hyped 100-crore club that Bollywood loves to flaunt, and then there is real success -- validated by a films profitability. Bollywood buffs often mix up the two, forgetting that a Rs 100-crore haul at the box-office is not necessarily foolproof evidence of profitability.
2019-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Cinema/Showbiz
Bollywood's Age of Disruptors
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Every generation defines the entertainment it gets. As we get ready to enter the third decade of the 2000s, we look ahead at an unprecedented era in Bollywood that is at the same time exciting and unpredictable, much like the audience it caters to.
2019-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Cinema/Showbiz
British-Pakistani couple caught smuggling heroin
Islamabad, Sep 22 (IANS) A British-Pakistani couple was caught attempting to smuggle heroin out of Pakistan to the UK via the Sialkot international airport, a media report said.
2019-09-22
Category: International, Pakistan,International
Chinmayanand to be stripped off his saint-hood
Prayagraj, Sep 22 (IANS) Former Union Minister and BJP leader Chinmayanand, who was arrested on Friday on charges of intimidation and sexual harassment of a law student, is now facing more trouble from his peers.
2019-09-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
Now Mulayam set to lose his Mercedes SUV
Lucknow, Sep 22 (IANS) After losing the plush bungalow allotted to him as former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and then the sprawling Lohia Trust office, Samajwadi Party (SP) patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav is now set to lose his swanky Mercedes SUV.
2019-09-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
UP too hot for Kashmiri inmates, seek transfer to valley
Lucknow, Sep 22 (IANS) Suffering from depression and unable to bear the hot and sultry weather in the plains, a large number of Kashmiri prisoners lodged in jails in Uttar Pradesh have sought a transfer back to their state.
2019-09-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Modi meets Kashmiri Pandits, Sikhs, Dawoodi Bohras in Houston
Houston, Sep 22 (IANS) A delegation of the Kashmiri Pandit community met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Houston, and "unequivocally supported" the revocation of Jammu and Kashmir's special status and it being made part of the rest of the country.
2019-09-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,National
Filmy galaxy shines bright again (Column: B Town)
There is an influx of new talent. But, there was a phase not long ago when every big named corporate house backed only Page 3 makers who had rapport with stars. The corporate houses bankrolled projects, not content, blindly. So, okay, if you had made a name even as a choreographer or belonged to a family with antecedents or were in anyway close to a star, you were set for multi-crore projects from a corporate house.
2019-09-22
Category: India, New Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Opinion/Commentary
Imran reaches New York to attend UNGA session
New York, Sep 22 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister has reached New York on a week-long visit to attend the 74th UN General Assembly (UNGA) session and be part of a host of other activities, including a meeting with US President Donald Trump.
2019-09-22
Category: International, United States,Politics
T20Is: Rohit needs only 8 runs to regain top spot
Bengaluru, Sep 22 (IANS) India vice-captain Rohit Sharma will renew his battle with skipper Virat Kohli for the top spot in highest run getters' in T20Is, when the third and final rubber gets underway against South Africa here on Sunday.
2019-09-22
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Cricket
Shahjahanpur victim may also be arrested
Lucknow, Sep 22 (IANS) The law student who had accused the now-jailed senior BJP leader Chinmayanand of rape and blackmail, could also be arrested soon, according to Special Investigation Team (SIT) sources.
2019-09-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Summoned in Babri case, Kalyan to appear on Sep 27
Lucknow, Sep 22 (IANS) A Special CBI court has issued summons to former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Kalyan Singh to appear before it on September 27 in connection with the Babri Masjid demolition case.
2019-09-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
BJP to launch mass contact campaign on Article 370
Lucknow, Sep 22 (IANS) The BJP has asked its MPs, MLAs and office-bearers in Uttar Pradesh to participate in a massive mass contact campaign to inform people in the state about the Centre's move to revoke Article 370 from Jammu and Kashmir.
2019-09-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Been training at night to prepare for Doha heat: Dutee
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Dutee Chand is part of the Indian contingent that will be going to the 2019 IAAF World Athletics Championships to be held in Doha, Qatar which starts on September 27.
2019-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Athletics
The 'A' listers of the NDA government
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The whisper in the corridors of power in the capital is that the letter 'A' seems to have more currency in the top bureaucratic echelons compared to the other 25 letters.
2019-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Pre-poll bonanza for Delhi's unauthorised colonies in the offing (IANS Exclusive)
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) After Mamata Banerjee, Prime Minister Narendra Modi's political charm seems to be working on Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal as the tango seems to be clearing the obstacles for regularisation of 1,797 unauthorised colonies in the capital.
2019-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Indian origin teen to sing national anthem at 'Howdy Modi'
Houston, Sep 22 (IANS) A 16-year-old Indian-origin boy, born with a rare medical condition known as osteogenesis imperfecta' or brittle bone disease, will be singing the Indian national anthem at the 'Howdy Modi' event on Sunday and is excited at meeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
2019-09-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,National
How to fight depression during economic slowdown
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) As economic slowdown is often linked to anxiety and depression, which may also become a reason for suicide, experts suggest that rather than thinking about the future, working people need to live in the present and avoid mulling too much over a distressing situation to cope with stress.
2019-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society,Lifestyle/Fashion
PM Modi holds talks with oil sector CEOs at Houston
Houston, Sep 22 (IANS) In his first engagement after arriving in Houston, Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a fruitful round table interaction with 16 oil sector CEOs on Saturday, with the discussions focused on boosting cooperation in energy security.
2019-09-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,National
India's Petronet inks MoU with Tellurian for 5 MTPA LNG
Houston, Sep 22 (IANS) India's Petronet LNG has inked a MoU with US liquefied natural gas (LNG) developer Tellurian Inc for up to five million tonnes of LNG through equity investment in Driftwood Holdings, a subsidiary located in Louisiana.
2019-09-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,National
Hilary Duff's has mom guilt
Los Angeles, Sep 22 (IANS) Actress Hilary Duff, who is battling "very contagious" strep throat, has opened up about feeling mom guilt.
2019-09-22
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Petronet inks MoU with Tellurian Inc for 5mn tonnes LNG
Houston, Sep 22 (IANS) India's Petronet LNG has inked an MoU with US liquefied natural gas (LNG) developer Tellurian Inc for up to five million tonnes of LNG through equity investment in Driftwood.
2019-09-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,National
Modi holds round table with oil sector CEOs in Houston
Houston (Texas), Sep 22 (IANS) In his first engagement after arriving in Houston, Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a round table meeting with oil sector CEOs on Saturday, with India and the US looking to boost cooperation in the sector.
2019-09-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,National
Supermodel Kate Moss flaunts her toned legs
London, Sep 22 (IANS) Model Kate Moss showed off her toned legs in leather shorts and paired it with a khaki green jacket during a recent outing, and fans can't stop gushing over her style statement.
2019-09-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Hayley Kiyoko considers being gay her biggest strength
Los Angeles, Sep 22 (IANS) Singer Hayley Kiyoko says that being gay has become her "biggest strength" after years of living life in fear of other people not accepting her.
2019-09-22
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
UN envoy for Yemen welcomes Houthi peace initiative
United Nations, Sep 22 (IANS) UN special envoy for Yemen, Martin Griffiths, on Saturday welcomed the Houthi rebels' announcement on the cessation of hostile military acts against Saudi Arabia.
2019-09-22
Category: International, United States,Politics
Modi's gesture highlights sense of humility
Houston, Sep 22 (IANS) As Prime Minister Narendra Modi was handed a large bouquet of flowers in welcome on his arrival at Houston airport, a flower stalk fell to the ground. Unhesitatingly, the PM bent to pick up the stalk, before handing it away to an aide, in a gesture highlighting his sense of cleanliness and simplicity.
2019-09-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,National
Thunderstorm damages Delhi-Vijaywada Air India flight
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The passengers and crew members of an Air India plane flying from Delhi to Vijaywada reportedly sustained injuries after the aircraft suffered damage due to a thunderstorm, sources said on Saturday.
2019-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
MoD warns against fake WhatsApp groups linked to KBC show
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) "Adversaries" are using fake WhatsApp groups on the hugely popular 'Kaun Banega Crorepati' TV show to trap security personnel, the Ministry of Defence warned in an advisory and gave directions on how to exit such groups.
2019-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
CBI searches for Kumar in private hospital, UP house
Kolkata, Sep 22 (IANS) CBI sleuths, divided into small teams, spread out in the city and a neighbouring district on Saturday looking for senior IPS officer Rajeev Kumar, who has been eluding the federal agency despite being served multiple notices to appear for questioning.
2019-09-22
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Rupa Gurunath set to be new president of TNCA
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu Cricket Association (TNCA) will hold its executive committee meeting on Sunday and former BCCI president N. Srinivasan's daughter Rupa Gurunath is likely to become the first woman president of a BCCI state association.
2019-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
'Howdy Houston!' says PM as he arrives to packed itinerary
Houston, Sep 22 (IANS) 'Howdy Houston!' was the greeting from Prime Minister Narendra Modi as he landed at Houston airport on Saturday to a packed programme during his US visit.
2019-09-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,National
Alia Bhatt, Zoya Akhtar are thrilled; hope for best
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) 'Gully Boy' is India's entry at the Oscars 2019, and the films heroine Alia Bhatt still cannot believe it.
2019-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Cinema/Showbiz
People fed up with Khattar govt in Haryana: Tanwar
Chandigarh, Sep 21 (IANS) Former Haryana Congress chief Ashok Tanwar on Saturday welcomed the Election Commission's decision announcing the Assembly election schedule for the state and said that the people are fed up with the non-performance of the Manohar Lal Khattar-led government in the state.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
UP Yoddha beat Tamil Thalaivas 49-22
Jaipur, Sep 21 (IANS) UP Yoddha produced a clinical performance to beat Tamil Thalaivas 42-22 in a Pro kabaddi League match in front of a packed audience at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium in Jaipur on Saturday. The Thalaivas, who led the encounter for most of the first half, will only have themselves to blame for a second-half capitulation that saw the UP side inflict three All-Outs on them.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Rajasthan,Sports,Other Sports
Have been training at night to prepare for Doha heat: Dutee
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Dutee Chand is part of the 30-strong Indian contingent that will be going to the 2019 IAAF World Athletics Championships to be held in Doha, Qatar which starts on September 27. When Qatar hosts a sports event, conversations invariably veer as to how the athletes can cope with the temperatures and conditions they will find there.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
PM Modi arrives in Houston
Houston, Sep 21 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday arrived in Houston, as he began his week-long visit to the US that will see him hold talks with President Donald Trump and also address the UNGA.
2019-09-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Diplomacy
UP mulls replacing Mulayam's Merc SUV with Toyota Prado
Lucknow, Sep 21 (IANS) Former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and Samajwadi Party patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav will now have to get his Mercedes SUV, allotted to him by the state government, replaced as the cost of repair is too high, officials said on Saturday.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Gavaskar, Shetty join US company as ambassadors
New Jersey, Sep 21 (IANS) Cricket legend Sunil Gavaskar and Bollywood star Suniel Shetty have joined a US company, Triton Solar, as ambassadors. The company on Saturday made an announcement to this effect.
2019-09-21
Category: International, United States,National,Sports,Business/Economy
Sourav Ganguly set to remain CAB President
Kolkata, Sep 21 (IANS) Sourav Ganguly is set to be re-elected as the president of Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) unopposed.
2019-09-21
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
Jaipur Pink Panthers, Gujarat Fortunegiants play out 28-28 tie
Jaipur, Sep 21 (IANS) Home team Jaipur Pink Panthers played out a highly entertaining 28-28 tie against Gujarat Fortunegiants in the 100th match of VIVO Pro Kabaddi League season seven. Both defences produced a masterclass in the match of the Jaipur leg in front of a packed audience at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium on Saturday but the Pink Panthers will rue missing out on a win despite being on a healthy lead for most of the first half.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Rajasthan,Sports,Other Sports
AAP holds 'day of betrayal', protest at BJP office
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) organised 'Dhoka Divas' (day of betrayal) against the Bharatiya Janata Party for not keeping its word on unauthorised colonies, and staged a protest outside the BJP headquarters, here on Saturday.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Alia Bhatt: Hope 'Gully Boy' makes it to final five
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) 'Gully Boy' is India's entry at the Oscars 2019, and the film's heroine Alia Bhatt still cannot believe it.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Cinema/Showbiz
UP CM blames Delhi for Agra's woes
Agra, Sep 21 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Saturday blamed the Delhi government for dragging its feet on Yamuna cleaning.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Mahindra shuts Tweeple questioning FM move
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The Mahindra Group chairman Anand Mahindra has come out in Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman's support, saying it is not necessary that people always get things right the first time.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology
Court rejects Rajeev Kumar's anticipatory bail plea
Kolkata, Sep 21 (IANS) In a fresh setback for senior IPS officer Rajeev Kumar, who is being hunted by the CBI in connection with the Saradha ponzi scam probe, a district and sessions court on Saturday rejected his anticipatory bail plea.
2019-09-21
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
'RB' on India's first Rafale jet stands for new Air Chief
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The first of the 36 Rafale jets that will be formally handed over to Defence Minister Rajnath Singh by its French manufacturer on this Dussehra bears the tail number RB 01.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Goa opposition demands CBI probe over bad roads
Panaji, Sep 21 (IANS) The opposition in Goa on Saturday demanded a CBI and vigilance department probe into the monies spent on building and maintenance of roads in the state, which have come under criticism during the monsoon season for being pothole-ridden and in poor shape.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
One arrested for robbery in Gurugram
Gurugram, Sep 21 (IANS) Gurugram Police arrested a youth for robbing two persons of Rs 3 lakh after offering to sell a car on OLX website.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
J&K detenues' health being monitored: DGP Prisons
Srinagar, Sep 21 (IANS) The Director General of Police, Prisons Department Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday said it is constantly monitoring the health condition of the detenues.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Will strive to make flag of Hindi cinema fly high: Ranveer
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Ranveer Singh is over the moon as his movie 'Gully Boy' has been chosen as India's official entry for the 92nd Academy Awards. The star says he will keep striving towards making flag of Hindi cinema fly high.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Cinema/Showbiz
US Senator to Modi: Ensure return of Pandits to Kashmir
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) An American senator has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi pitching for repatriation of the "violently displaced" Kashmiri Pandit community and asked him to work with them to ensure their voices are heard.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
'Flight theory' overcrowding jails, says Rohatgi
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Former Additional Solicitor General Mukul Rohatgi on Saturday said the "flight risk" theory of the prosecution was becoming a reason for the overcrowding of jails.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Why SIT booked Chinmayanand under 376C, not 376 (IANS EXCLUSIVE)
Shahjahanpur, Sep 21 (IANS) It was only after careful deliberation that the Special Investigation Team, probing sexual assault allegations against UP BJP leader Chinmayanand, decided to charge him under section 376C (sexual intercourse by a person in authority) of the IPC instead of section 376 amounting to rape.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Inter-state gun dealer held, 5 pistols seized
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The Delhi Police claimed to have arrested a key member of an inter-state gang involved in supplying illegal weapons and cartridges to criminals in Delhi and its surroundings.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
TV actor Sudeep Sarangi 'learnt a lot' observing Ashutosh Rana
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Actor Sudeep Sarangi, who has a pivotal role in the upcoming web series "Chhatrasal", says working with senior actor Ashutosh Rana in the show was an interesting experience. He added that he learnt to improve his language skills from the veteran actor.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Oil deals on cards during PM Modi's US visit
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) With political uncertainty becoming contagious in the Gulf and Middle East, India is looking at the US for its energy security and some of the deals could be on the cards involving PSU petroleum and natural gas (P&NG) majors like ONGC and Indian Oil during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's US visit.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Blow to rebel Congress-JD(S) MLAs in K'taka after EC move
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) In a major blow to the rebel Congress and Janata Dal-Secular MLAs who were disqualified as legisltors, the Election Commission on Saturday announced by-elections in Karnataka on October 21.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
TRS names candidate for Huzurnagar Assembly by-poll
Hyderabad, Sep 21 (IANS) The Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS), here on Saturday, named S. Saidi Reddy its candidate for the Huzurnagar Assembly seat, hours after the Election Commission announced by-election on October 21.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Make law to spend 6% of GDP on education: Sisodia
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Delhi Education Minister Manish Sisodia here on Saturday urged the central government to make a law to allocate 6 per cent of the gross domestic product (GDP) for education.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Politics
ED attaches 3 chimpanzees, 4 marmosets worth Rs 81 lakh
New Delhi/Kolkata, Sep 21 (IANS) In a first-of-its-kind action, the Enforcement Directorate on Saturday said it has attached three chimpanzees and four marmosets (small tropical American monkeys) in a money laundering case valued at Rs 81 lakh.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Babul assures JU attacker's mother of no harm
Kolkata, Sep 21 (IANS) The mother of Debanjan Ballav, who was seen purportedly pulling Union Minister Babul Supriyo's hair during the Jadavpur University disturbances here on Thursday, has apologised to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader. Supriyo assured the aged woman that he won't harm her son.
2019-09-21
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Thackeray should become CM: Farmers' leader
Nagpur/Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) It is high time for Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray to take the political plunge and take over the state's reins as the next Chief Minister, a prominent farm activist said on Saturday.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Pakistan figures among 10 violent places in world
Islamabad, Sep 21 (IANS) Pakistan has slipped two places on the annual global index on peacefulness, finishing at 153 among 163 countries. The index was released on the occasion of the International Day of Peace on September 21. It's also known as World Peace Day.
2019-09-21
Category: International, Pakistan,International
Priyanka slams govt for stopping farmers at UP Gate
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi slammed the Bharatiya Janata Party-led (BJP) central government after a farmers' rally was not allowed to enter the national capital, here on Saturday.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
NGT introduces e-filing grievances
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has introduced the system of online filing of petitions with the launch of a new website.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Gwen was hit hard after her youngest son started KG class
Los Angeles, Sep 21 (IANS) Singer Gwen Stefani felt "devastated" after her youngest Son Apollo started going to Kindergarten.
2019-09-21
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
(RELEASE AT 1 am) Gwen was hit hard after her youngest son started KG class
Los Angeles, Sep 21 (IANS) Singer Gwen Stefani felt "devastated" after her youngest Son Apollo started going to Kindergarten.
2019-09-21
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Sara Khan shoots video for new song
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Television actress Sara Khan will soon be seen in the music video "Tattoo boy". She says that although she is normally sceptical about featuring in music videos of others -- because she creates songs herself -- she made an exception this time because she loved the song the moment she heard it.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Kashmir in focus as Imran leaves for UNGA
Islamabad, Sep 21 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday left for New York on a week-long visit to attend the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) session during which he is to make Kashmir the focus of his address and interactions.
2019-09-21
Category: International, Pakistan,Politics
Deepak Punia reaches final of World C'ships, books Tokyo berth
Nur-Sultan (Kazakhstan), Sep 21 (IANS) A month after winning the Junior World Championships, India's rising star Deepak Punia (86kg) will now aim for the senior gold as well after he reached the final of the Wrestling World Championships on Saturday.
2019-09-21
Category: International, Poland,Sports,Other Sports
Two Assembly by-elections in Rajasthan on Oct 21
Jaipur, Sep 21 (IANS) By-elections to Khinvsar and Mandava Assembly seats in Rajasthan would take place on October 21 and the results would be declared on October 24, said Chief Election Commission Sunil Arora, on Saturday.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Coast Guard undertakes beach clean-up along coastline
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The Indian Coast Guard conducted a massive beach clean-up drive along the coastline of the country on Saturday on the occasion of International Coastal Cleanup Day.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Adah Sharma's hunt for groom is hilarious
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Actress Adah Sharma is all decked up in traditional attire and looking for a groom. But it's not a tall, dark and handsome man that she is looking for. Her demands include a man who "should be willing to cook 3 times a day with a smiling face and shave regularly".
2019-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Lindsay Lohan declares she is single
Los Angeles, Sep 21 (IANS) Actress Lindsay Lohan has quashed rumours surrounding her mystery man, rumoured to be the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, Mohammad bin Salman. She has declared she is single.
2019-09-21
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
PM's Houston visit: India, US to deepen energy cooperation
Houston (Texas), Sep 21 (IANS) India and the US are set to deepen their bilateral energy cooperation with Prime Minister Narendra Modi choosing Houston for his first stop, and the mega 'Howdy Modi' event that will see US President Donald Trump also attend in a rare gesture.
2019-09-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Diplomacy,Business/Economy,Politics
Talat Aziz, Anup Jalota told to cancel foreign shows with Pak actors
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) The Federation of Western India Cine Employees (FWICE) has appealed to singers Anup Jalota and Talat Aziz to withdraw their names from upcoming shows in London along with Pakistani actors.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Team India's daily allowance on away tour doubled
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The Indian team under Virat Kohli has done just as well on foreign soil as it has at home and the Committee of Administrators (CoA) have decided to reward the players by doubling their daily allowance when on tour.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
UP farmers end march after meeting govt officials
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) After camping at the UP-Delhi border for hours, farmers ended their protest march as the Agriculture Ministry assured action on five of their 15 demands.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Six killed in blast at cracker factory in UP
Etah (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 21 (IANS) Six people, including the owner, were killed and several others injured in a blast at a cracker factory in Etah district of Uttar Pradesh on Saturday.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Alternative Dispute Resolution Centre in Ludhiana opened
Chandigarh, Sep 21 (IANS) The new building of Alternative Dispute Resolution Centre in Ludhiana was inaugurated by Justice Hemant Gupta and Justice Surya Kant, both of the Supreme Court.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Punjab,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Gulzar returns to pen song in 'The Sky Is Pink'
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Bollywood's poet-lyricist par excellence Gulzar remains active as ever at 85. Although he has grown selective with time, he is still penning songs as diverse as the sprightly "Hello hello" in "Pataakha" and the lilting "Dilbaro" in Raazi". While every new Gulzar track is eagerly awaited by fans, he returns with a new song in Shonali Bose's upcoming film, "The Sky Is Pink".
2019-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Ex-US Ambassador urges China, US to work together
Chicago, Sep 21 (IANS) Former US Ambassador to China Max Baucus has urged China and the US to work together for the benefit of both.
2019-09-21
Category: International, United States,Diplomacy,Politics
Taking on the likes of Kohli & Rohit a challenge, says Rassie
Bengaluru, Sep 21 (IANS) The Proteas were expected to have a tough time in India in the ongoing T20I series and deputy Rassie van der Dussen has said that they are looking to learn with every outing against one of the best teams in the world.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Cricket
BJP will form next government too: Haryana CM
Chandigarh, Sep 21 (IANS) Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Saturday hoped that the BJP would again form the next government in the state.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Hrithik, Tiger groove to 'Jai jai Shiv Shankar'
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Hrithik Roshan and Tiger Shroff will be seen dancing together in the song "Jai jai Shiv Shankar" of the upcoming film, "War", and the makers of the songs say it is an iconic moment for the industry to have the actors dance together and that the number should become a party anthem.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Indian woman in UAE diagnosed with rare disease
Abu Dhabi, Sep 21 (IANS) A 20-year-old Indian woman in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has been diagnosed with a rare medical disorder, leaving her on ventilator support for the last six months, the media reported.
2019-09-21
Category: International, Togo,Diaspora
Trump's approval rating rises
Washington, Sep 21 (IANS) President Donald Trump's job approval ratings this week reached its highest level since June 2019, according to the US media reports.
2019-09-21
Category: International, United States,Politics
NIA searches IS Ansarulla suspect's home in TN
Chennai/New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Cracking the whip on the Islamic State's (IS) Tamil Nadu Ansarulla module, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Saturday carried out searches at the residence of one of the suspected operatives in the Tirunelveli district.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Suniel Shetty: I've learnt everything from my failures
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Actor Suniel Shetty has seen ups and downs in his showbiz career. He says failure has taught him a lot.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
'Gully Boy' is India's official entry to Oscars
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Filmmaker Zoya Akhtar's "Gully Boy", starring Ranveer Singh and Alia Bhatt, has been chosen as Indias official entry for the 92nd Academy Awards.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
iOS 13.1 will bring CPU throttling feature to iPhone XS, XR
San Francisco, Sep 21 (IANS) After rolling out iOS 13 for iPhones and watchOS 6 for Apple Watch Series, the iPhone maker is expected to unfold iOS 13.1 with CPU throttling feature to iPhone XR and iPhone XS.
2019-09-21
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
YouTube CEO apologises for overhauling verification policy
San Francisco, Sep 21 (IANS) Barely a day after YouTube rolled out changes to its verification programme amid a controversy over the content it pushes to its users, the company's CEO Susan Wojcicki promised to re-evaluate the company's recently revamped policy.
2019-09-21
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Jharkhand Cong chief meets Lalu to discuss poll
Ranchi, Sep 21 (IANS) Jharkhand Congress president Rameshwar Oraon met jailed Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad at the hospital here on Saturday and discussed the possibilities of an alliance in the Assembly elections, slated soon.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
How Chinmayanand built a huge empire
Shahjahanpur, Sep 21 (IANS) Starting with the Ram Mandir movement, Swami Chinmayanand, who is finally behind bars, went on to become the Minister of State for Home Affairs in the Atal Bihari Vajpayee government and gradually built a huge empire.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
M'rashtra: Congress wants probe on 'last-minute' decisions
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Shortly after the October 21 Assembly elections were announced, the Maharashtra Congress has demanded a probe by the state Lokayukta into all the "last-minute" decisions taken by the outgoing BJP-Shiv Sena government in the past one week, here on Saturday.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
'Gratification of lust' cost M'rashtra magistrate his job
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Falling for "gratification of lust" proved costly for a magistrate from Maharashtra, as the Supreme Court, unmoved by his pleas for leniency, upheld his dismissal from service citing "lacunae" in the purity of his character.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Jaydev Shah appointed Saurashtra Cricket Association President
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Jaydev Shah was named the President of the Saurashtra Cricket Association (SCA) as Electoral Officer Varesh Sinha declared the name of the five office bearers of the SCA along with 11 Apex Council members duly elected for their respective posts.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
HK protest targets 'singing aunties' amid unrest
Hong Kong, Sep 21 (IANS) The Hong Kong riot police fired teargas and sponge rounds to disperse an anti-government protest on Saturday that targeted the so-called "singing aunties" of Tuen Mun.
2019-09-21
Category: International, Hong Kong,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights,Defence/Security
Cong to foil bid to divert focus from serious issues
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The Congress has said it will raise the issues from which the Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) is trying to divert the public attention. "No matter how much they try to distract the public, it's watching everything," said Congress leader Pawan Khera, here on Saturday.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Gaurav Gill's car kills three during Rd 3 of FMSCI INRC
Jodhpur, Sep 21 (IANS) Three people were killed in an accident which took place during the Maxperience Rally, Round 3 of the Champions Yacht Club FMSCI Indian National Rally Championship on Saturday in Jodhpur.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Rajasthan,Sports,Motorsports
Iran warns it will destroy 'any aggressor'
Tehran, Sep 21 (IANS) The commander-in-chief of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard, Hossein Salami, on Saturday threatened to turn any country that dares to attack Iran into a "battlefield".
2019-09-21
Category: International, Turkey,Diplomacy,Politics
Cong gears up to take on Khattar govt in polls
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The Congress plans to corner the Manohar Lal Khattar-led Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in Haryana over economic slowdown, unemployment and betrayal of farmers and the law and order situation.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Congress will win all four Assembly bypolls: Punjab CM
Ludhiana, Sep 21 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday said the Congress would easily win bypolls to all the four Assembly seats in the state. The polling for the bypolls is scheduled on October 21 and the counting of the ballots will be held on October 24.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
SC Collegium recommends Gujarat HC judge as CJ Tripura HC
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court Collegium has recommended Justice A A Kureshi appointment as Chief Justice of Tripura High Court. The Collegium has modified its May 10 recommendation in connection with the appointment of Justice Kureshi as the Chief Justice of Madhya Pradesh, as the Centre had sent two consecutive letters to reconsider the proposal. Justice Kureshi is the senior most judge from the Gujarat High Court.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Punjab CM asks farmers not to resort to stubble burning
Ludhiana, Sep 21 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday appealed to the farmers in his state not to resort to paddy stubble burning, as a mark of respect for the historic 550th Prakash Parb of the first Sikh Guru.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Punjab,National,Environment/Wildlife
Realme X2 to have 4,000 mAh battery; launch on Sept 24
Beijing, Sep 21 (IANS) Chinese smartphone manufacturer Realme has confirmed that 'X2', powered by a 4,000mAh battery with 30W VOOC fast-charging technology would be launched in China on September 24.
2019-09-21
Category: International, China,Technology
Kerala to empower mothers in technology
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 21 (IANS) In a path-breaking initiative, the Kerala Infrastructure and Technology for Education (KITE) has decided to train mothers in technology to make them able to help their children in school education.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Kerala,National,Education,Technology
Jeff Bezos's girlfriend stuns in 1980s bikini pageant photos
New York, Sep 21 (IANS) Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos's girlfriend Lauren Sanchez looks stunning in newly-unearthed bikini photos from her late teens.
2019-09-21
Category: International, United States,Technology
Bollywood is a global reality: Governor of New Jersey
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) With the aim to enhance their mutual relationship and facilitate the shooting of Indian films in New Jersey, the Producers Guild of India (PGI) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the State of New Jersey, Choose New Jersey, New Jersey Motion Picture and Television Commission on Friday in Mumbai.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Bipasha on 18 years in B'wood: Achieved all on my terms
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Bipasha Basu has completed 18 years in the Hindi film industry. The actress says she is proud of herself because she stayed true to who she is and achieved all on her terms.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Raj Kapoor charged one rupee for 'Teesri Kasam': Annu Kapoor
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Veteran actor Annu Kapoor went down memory lane and shared that late actor Raj Kapoor had charged only Re 1 as fee to act in the 1966 movie "Teesri Kasam".
2019-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Locally made 12-inch chips mass produced in Guangdong
Guangzhou, Sep 21 (IANS) A 12-inch chip production line, the first of its kind in south China's Guangdong province, has begun operation.
2019-09-21
Category: International, China,Technology
Huawei unveils 5G training centre in UK
Birmingham, Sep 21 (IANS) Chinese smartphone giant Huawei unveiled its 5G Birmingham training centre here to ensure that relevant 5G training is in place to meet current and future information and communications technology (ICT) needs in Britain.
2019-09-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Technology
Anushka Sharma in Fortune India's list of Most Powerful Women
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Actress Anushka Sharma has been named in the Fortune India's top 50 list of Most Powerful Women of 2019.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
When Manoj Bajpayee realised where he stood as an actor
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Manoj Bajpayee regarded as one of best actors today, but there was a time when he was "brutally told" where he stood as an actor.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Houston gears up to welcome PM Modi in 3-hour show
Houston (Texas), Sep 21 (IANS) Preparations are in full swing for Sunday's mega 'Howdy Modi' event at the massive NRG stadium here that will see 50,000 enthusiastic Indian diaspora members greet Prime Minister Narendra Modi as he takes the stage, with US President Donald Trump joining him in a rare gesture.
2019-09-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Diplomacy
In Kerala's Pala bypoll, rival fronts rally behind 'Mani Sir'
Pala (Kerala) Sep 21 (IANS) Kerala's Pala Assembly constituency goes for a bypoll on Monday. The bypoll was necessitated by the death of its legislator K.M.Mani in April.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Gaurav Gill's car kills three during Rd 3 of FMSCI INRC
Jodhpur, Sep 21 (IANS) Three people were killed in an accident which took place during the Maxperience Rally, Round 3 of the Champions Yacht Club FMSCI Indian National Rally Championship on Saturday in Jodhpur.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Rajasthan,Sports,Motorsports
Bolt a fan of Ronaldo, calls Messi a genius
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Eight-time Olympic gold medallist Usain Bolt has also weighed into the never-ending world famous debate of who is the better footballer between Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Former TDP MP Naramalli Sivaprasad passes away at 68
Amaravati, Sep 21 (IANS) Telugu Desam Party (TDP) leader and former Member of Parliament Naramalli Sivaprasad, known for dressing up as various characters in Parliament to draw attention to issues, passed away in Chennai on Saturday. He was 68.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Facebook picks 6 projects from India for AI ethics research
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) To encourage research on Artificial Intelligence (AI) ethics, Facebook has selected six projects from India that will focus on three key areas - governance, cultural diversity and operationalising ethics.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
IOA backs Batra's stand on shooting after CGF Asia cries foul
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Indian Olympic Association (IOA) President Narinder Batra has time and again made his displeasure known after shooting was removed from the 2022 Commonwealth Games, but the move was criticised in the recently held CGF Asia Regional Meeting in Rwanda. But IOA General Secretary has written back to Regional Vice-President (Asia) Chris Chan and said that India condemns the statement challenging the rights of the IOA chief.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Dhankhar callson JU VC at hospital
Kolkata, Sep 21 (IANS) West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar on Saturday called on Jadavpur University Vice Chancellor Suranjan Das and Pro-Vice Chancellor Pradip Ghosh, now under treatment at the privately run AMRI Hospital here.
2019-09-21
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Education,Politics
Siddharth Roy Kapur: Indian film units get warm welcome abroad
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Producer Siddharth Roy Kapur, who is president of Producers Guild of India, has said that the Indian film industry gets a warm welcome in foreign countries when our films units visit those places for shooting. He added that it is a misconception that Indians create disturbance in foreign countries while on shoot.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Big B's dig at Sonakshi Sinha over 'KBC' gaffe
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan trolled actress Sonakshi Sinha for struggling to give the right answer to a question on the "Ramayan" during an episode of "Kaun Banega Crorepati", the popular quiz show he hosts.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
World's biggest coastal cleanup campaign at Puri beach
Puri, Sep 21 (IANS) A mega cleanliness drive under the banner of 'Mo Beach' cleaning initiative was organised at Odisha's Puri beach to mark the International Coastal Cleanup Day on Saturday.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Orissa,National,Environment/Wildlife
Kashmiri Pandits seek govt nod to visit J&K, meet leaders
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) A group of Kashmiri Pandits have written to the government seeking its permission to visit Jammu and Kashmir and meet the political and religious leaders as well as civil society activists there to promote peace and amity in the Valley.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
'The Family Man': An 'Unputdownable' series (Review; Rating: * * * and 1/2)
The Family Man(Amazon Prime Video); Cast: Manoj Bajpai, Sharib Hashmi, Priyamani; Direction: Raj Nidimoru and Krishna DK; Rating: * * * and 1/2 (three and a half stars)
2019-09-21
Category: India, New Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
'The speed at which it was travelling didn't give moon lander a chance'
Chicago, Sep 21 (IANS) The Vikram moon lander likely crashed at about 184 miles per hour (mph), a speed at which nothing of value could have survived, a highly respected Indian American mechanical engineer, specialising in such critical failures has calculated.
2019-09-21
Category: International, United States,National,Science/Tech,Terrorism
Politics heats up in BJP-ruled Haryana
Chandigarh, Sep 21 (IANS) Politics in BJP-ruled Haryana is set to heat up with the Election Commission on Saturday sounding the poll bugle. The state will go to the polls in a single phase for its 90 Assembly seats on October 21. The results will be declared on October 24.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Sarah Hyland to brother Ian: Happy Kidneyversary
Los Angeles, Sep 21 (IANS) Actress Sarah Hyland wished her younger brother Ian Hyland a "happy kidneyversary", as she marked two years since he gave her his kidney.
2019-09-21
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
I love memes: Sonakshi's reply to #YoSonakshiSoDumb
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Actress Sonakshi Sinha is unfazed by the rash comments of trolls that started after her appearance on "Kaun Banega Crorepati" (KBC). She claims she is enjoying the memes on her.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Corp tax cut credit positive,but raises fiscal risks: Moody's
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Corporate tax reduction is credit positive for companies but increases the government's fiscal risks, global rating agency Moody's said on Saturday.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
2 arrested for running $10 mn tech support scam: Report
San Francisco, Sep 21 (IANS) Two people have been arrested on charges of running a big tech support scheme that made over $10 million in profit by duping over 7,500 victims, a majority of which were elderly citizens.
2019-09-21
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Deepak Punia clinches quota for Tokyo Olympics
Nur-Sultan (Kazakhastan), Sep 21 (IANS) Junior World Champion Deepak Punia on Saturday became the fourth Indian wrestler to secure a quota for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games by entering the semi-finals of the ongoing World Wrestling Championships.
2019-09-21
Category: International, Poland,Sports,Other Sports
Bruna Abdullah: I'm breast feeding super well
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Model-actress Bruna Abdullah, who has just welcomed her first child, has lent support for a new health awareness campaign. She says she is not Iodine deficient and hence is breast feeding her daughter well.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Video gives new twist to dowry case against ex-judge, son
Hyderabad, Sep 21 (IANS) A clip of the CCTV footage of a retired Hyderabad High Court judge, his wife and son allegedly manhandling their daughter-in-law has gone viral on the social media, giving a new twist to the six-month-old dowry harassment case.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Bypolls to four Punjab Assembly seats on Oct 21
Chandigarh, Sep 21 (IANS) Bypolls to four Assembly constituencies in Congress-ruled Punjab will be held on October 21, the Election Commission announced on Saturday.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Accused says dead Pak Hindu girl wanted to marry him
Islamabad, Sep 21 (IANS) An accused in the case of a Pakistani Hindu medical girl student who was found dead under mysterious circumstances in her hostel room, on Saturday claimed that she was in love with him and wanted to get married, a media report said.
2019-09-21
Category: International, Pakistan,International
Aaron Carter's sister accuses him of 'fabricating stories'
Los Angeles, Sep 21 (IANS) Singer Aaron Carters sister Angel has accused him of "fabricating stories", after she and brother Nick got a restraining order against him.
2019-09-21
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
An upcoming fashion gala for a cause
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANSlife) Indian fashion designer Maheka Mirpuri is gearing up for the seventh edition of her annual star-studded charity gala which will raise funds for cancer patients at the Tata Memorial Hospital under the aegis of Mirpuri's foundation MCan.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,IANS Life,National
What it takes to walk the runway
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANSlife) A runway model must have a good body, but more importantly she must have confidence, attitude, style, grace and versatility
2019-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,IANS Life,National
Bypolls to two Himachal seats on Oct 21
Shimla, Sep 21 (IANS) Bypolls to two Assembly constituencies in BJP-ruled Himachal Pradesh will be held on October 21, the Election Commission announced on Saturday.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Politics
For the sake of art
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANSlife) If art is recession proof then galleries which house some of the most famous works as well as artists need to make their presence felt. Which is possibly one of the reasons why Delhi Art Gallery (DAG) has a new address in the middle of Lutyens Delhi, with its inaugural exhibition "The Sixties Show" on September 29. Ashish Anand, MD & CEO of DAG spoke to IANSlife on taking art to wider audience in India and facilitating deeper engagement.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,IANS Life,National
For this Gond artist, canvas is a melting pot of nature and identity
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANSlife) Carrying forward the unique tradition of Gond tribal art, Japani Shyam, daughter of a master artist, is exploring her communitys folklore on canvas.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,IANS Life,National
Travelling is an organic part of my life: Kalki
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANSlife) Kalki Koechlin is an "adventure child". The national award-winning Bollywood actress has stole the limelight with her offbeat travel experiences - be it her biking trip to the Northeast with her father or her recent stint of climbing a mountain peak in Chail in Himachal Pradesh to reach a shoot location of her upcoming webseries "Bhram".
2019-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,IANS Life,National
Ecosia's 'climate strike' in Delhi
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANSlife) Search engine Ecosia, which promises to plant a sapling on every 45 searches, on Friday organized a "strike" against climate change in Delhi, and many other countries.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,IANS Life,National
5 ideas for a perfect festive season renovation
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANSlife) Festive season is round the corner. So try out these interesting home renovation ideas shared by Lokendra Ranawat, founder and Chief Executive Officer of WoodenStreet, to add that extra zing to your living space this year.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,IANS Life,National
Undo the damage caused by prolonged sitting
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANSlife) After millions of years of physical evolution, modern humans have a body millions died for -- quite literally. However, these days most urbanites are sitting on office chairs for long hours, leading to a sedentary lifestyle our bodies were not designed for.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,IANS Life,National
Kareena cuts b'day cake with family, friends and Diljit's song
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Bollywood star Kareena Kapoor cut the birthday cake on September 21. In a viral video, Kareena's husband Saif Ali Khan, son Taimur and sister Karisma Kapoor are among guests wishing the "Veere Di Wedding" actress.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
SC Collegium recommends Gujarat HC judge as CJ of Tripura
Agartala, Sep 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court Collegium led by Chief Justice has recommended to the government to appoint Gujarat High judge Justice A.A. Kureshi as the Chief Justice of Tripura High Court, a top high court official said on Saturday.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Tripura,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
We are always there for the youngsters: Dhawan
Bengaluru, Sep 21 (IANS) Keeping an eye on the World T20 in 2020, the Indian team management has already made it clear that youngsters will be given opportunities to showcase their talents and opening batsman Shikhar Dhawan has gone a step further and said that the senior members in the team are always open to helping the new boys in the team.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Cricket
D K Shivakaumar's case is "deep rooted conspiracy": ED
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) : The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Saturday told a Delhi Court that the money laundering case involving D K Shivakumar is a "deep rooted conspiracy"
2019-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Massive drug haul by Coast Guard from Myanmar ship
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The Indian Coast Guard (ICG) has seized contraband drugs worth Rs 300 crore from a Myanmar ship in the Indian Ocean region, officials said on Saturday.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security
Lawsuit filed against Modi in Houston, separatist Sikhs to hold protest
Houston/Washington, Sep 21 (IANS) With separatist Sikh groups and Pakistanis planning to hold protests in Houston, and two US-based Kashmiri activists having filed a federal lawsuit accusing Prime Minister Narendra Modi of rights violations in Kashmir, New Delhi is known to be in touch with Washington over the Prime Minister's security.
2019-09-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Diplomacy
Britney Spears, beau make rare red carpet appearance
Los Angeles, Sep 21 (IANS) Singer Britney Spears recently made a rare red carpet appearance here to support her beau Sam Asghari.
2019-09-21
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Kohli & boys' security paramount, ACU chief sends out warning
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) With the first game in Dharamsala on September 15 washed off, the Indian and South Africa team arrived in Mohali on September 16 only to realise that there was no security arrangement made for the players by Chandigarh Police -- due to non-payment of dues. While the team hotel provided for security for the teams on the first day, the police were back in charge on the second day. But Anti-Corruption Unit (ACU) chief Ajit Singh has warned hosting associations against any security lapse -- on and off the field.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Job is not done yet: Bibiano cautions Indian colts
Tashkent (Uzbekistan), Sep 21 (IANS) India U-16 football head coach Bibiano Fernandes believes that even though the team has defeated Turkmenistan and Bahrain in the ongoing AFC Qualifiers, "the job is not done yet" as they face Uzbekistan on Sunday.
2019-09-21
Category: International, Uzbekistan,Sports,Football
AI creates new possibilities for personalisation this year
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Artificial Intelligence (AI) and cross-industry collaborations are creating new avenues for data collection and offering personalised services to users this year, according to a report.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Farmers marching towards Delhi stopped at UP border
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Heavy police deployment and barricading on the border near Ghazipur prevented thousands of farmers from marching into Delhi on Saturday demanding loan waiver, settlement of dues for sugarcane crop and pension.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Kohli & boys' security paramount, ACU chief sends out warning
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) With the first game in Dharamasala on September 15 washed off, the Indian and South Africa team arrived in Mohali on September 16 only to realise that there was no security arrangement made for the players by Chandigarh Police -- due to non-payment of dues. While the team hotel provided for security for the teams on the first day, the police were back in charge on the second day. But Anti-Corruption Unit (ACU) chief Ajit Singh has warned hosting associations against any security lapse -- on and off the field.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Women respond quicker to natural disasters than men: Study
New York, Sep 21 (IANS) Women are quicker to take cover or prepare to evacuate during an emergency, but often have trouble convincing the men in their life to do so, a new study suggests.
2019-09-21
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife,Human Interest/Society,Lifestyle/Fashion
Maharashtra geared up for Assembly polls
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Maharashtra is all geared up for the much-awaited Assembly elections, the schedule for which was announced by Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora in New Delhi on Saturday.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Navy, Goa govt working in tandem to dispose off whale carcass
Panaji, Sep 21 (IANS) After failed attempts at disposing off a seven-metre whale's carcass in South Goa's Bimbvel beach, the Goa government is now coordinating with the Indian Navy for assistance in disposing off the rotting carcass, according to an official statement issued on Saturday.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Goa,National,Environment/Wildlife
After Pala, Kerala prepares for Assembly bypolls to 5 seats
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 21 (IANS) Bypolls to Vatiyoorkavu, Ernakulam, Konni, Aroor and Manjeswaram Assembly constituencies in Kerala will be held on October 21, the Election Commission announced on Saturday. The state's Pala Assembly constituency is going for a bypoll on Monday.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
I am Rip Van Winkle #MaeSapneDekhRahaThaa (Guest Column)
I am Rip Van Winkle. I fell under a magical spell many years ago and have been sleeping since then. When I fell asleep, India was buzzing. It was completely mesmerised with the dreams of the future, and was galvanising itself for prosperous India where the economy would be booming with bountiful employment, FDI would be pouring in and Bharat would be transformed into a thriving hub of smart cities and bullet trains, while agriculture would be booming and there would be peace and harmony in the country.
2019-09-21
Category: International, Costa Rica,National,Opinion/Commentary
Windows 7 security updates extended for free for voting systems
San Francisco, Sep 21 (IANS) Tech giant Microsoft has announced it will offer extended support for free for federally certified voting systems running Windows 7 operating system (OS) through the 2020 elections even as the OS meets its end of support deadline on January 14, 2020.
2019-09-21
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
#YoSonakshiSoDumb: Sonakshi trolled after 'KBC' fix
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Actress Sonakshi Sinha struggled in giving the right answer to a question on Ramayana during an episode of "Kaun Banega Crorepati", and netizens soon took to social media to call her #YoSonakshiSoDumb.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Batman turns 80, set to get a new lease of life
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) He is the Dark Knight who went on to become the world's most iconic superhero without any special superpowers. He is Batman, he just turned 80 and he has added more crusades up his sleeves.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Trump hosts Australian PM for lavish WH state dinner
Washington, Sep 21 (IANS) US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania hosted Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison and his wife, Jenny, to a lavish state dinner in the White House.
2019-09-21
Category: International, United States,Politics
Kindness is top priority in long-term relationship: Study
London, Sep 21 (IANS) One of the top qualities that people look for in a long-term relationship is kindness, a new research suggests.
2019-09-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society
Kourtney's nanny quit after her daughter scratched face
Los Angeles, Sep 21 (IANS) Reality TV personality Kourtney Kardashian says her nanny quit after her daughter Penelope Disick flew into a rage and scratched her face.
2019-09-21
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Reynolds, Ferrell to star in 'A Christmas Carol' remake
Los Angeles, Sep 21 (IANS) Hollywood stars Ryan Reynolds and Will Ferrell are teaming up for "A Christmas Carol" musical remake.
2019-09-21
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Renee Zellweger unfazed by Oscar buzz for 'Judy'
Los Angeles, Sep 21 (IANS) Actress Renee Zellweger is receiving critical acclaim for her portrayal of the late Judy Garland in biographical film "Judy", but she is not interested in becoming an Oscars contender.
2019-09-21
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
PM makes brief stopover in Frankfurt before leaving for Houston
Frankfurt, Sep 21 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on way to the US for a week-long visit, made a brief stopover in Frankfurt before his plane left for Houston.
2019-09-21
Category: International, United States,Diplomacy,Politics
EC announces bypolls 17 states, Puducherry on Oct 21
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Bypolls to 64 Assembly seats in 17 states and one Union Territory will be held on October 21 and the results will be declared on October 24, the Election Commission said on Saturday.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
India aim to wrap SA T20I series in Bengaluru (Preview)
Bengaluru, Sep 21 (IANS) After a commanding performance in Mohali, Team India will aim to seal the three-match series when they enter the M.Chinnaswamy Stadium for the third and final T20I against South Africa on Sunday.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Cricket
Hasan Ali to miss Sri Lanka ODIs due to back spasm
Lahore, Sep 21 (IANS) Right-arm pacer Hasan Ali has not been included in the 16-member Pakistan squad for the upcoming three-match ODI series against Sri Lanka due to back spasm.
2019-09-21
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
Health, export key to become $5-tn economy: Niti Aayog VC
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) With India aiming to become a $5-trillion economy by 2025, Niti Aayog Vice Chairman Rajiv Kumar has said that the country needs to focus on making its people healthier, especially at the grassroots, and improve the export of goods and services.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Business/Economy
Biden urges info disclosure after whistleblower complaint
Washington, Sep 21 (IANS) As the controversy surrounding a whistleblower complaint alleging US President Donald Trump's inappropriate interaction with a foreign leader continued to evolve, Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden, who reportedly was involved in the scandal, urged the release of relevant information.
2019-09-21
Category: International, United States,Politics
Chandrababu Naidu's house in Amaravati served demolition notice
Amaravati, Sep 21 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh authorities on Saturday served another demolition notice to the owner of the house in which former chief minister N. Chandrababu Naidu resides here.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
When Garner tried tongue twisters with numbed mouth
Los Angeles, Sep 21 (IANS) Jennifer Garner has no problem laughing at herself as she shared a hilarious video of her trying to say out some tongue twisters after getting her mouth numbed during a dental procedure.
2019-09-21
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
A look at how India, Pakistan faced off at UNGA since 2014
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi's speech at the 74th session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) on September 27 comes four years after he last addressed the top world body.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National
Navy chief on 4-day B'desh visit to boost maritime ties
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Karambir Singh will undertake a four-day visit to Bangladesh from Saturday in order to boost and consolidate bilateral maritime ties between the two countries.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Research is a necessity, not a luxury: Biologist Gagandeep Kang
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) It was her love for experiments and for finding different ways to answer questions that led Gagandeep Kang to the field of medical research. She is now the Director of Translational Health Science and Technology Institute in Faridabad and her dedicated efforts to the development of Rotavac, India's first indigenously developed vaccine for rotavirus infections, recently made her the first Indian woman to be elected as a fellow of The Royal Society of London.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights,Science/Tech
Haryana, Maharashtra to go to polls on Oct 21; counting on Oct 24
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Assembly elections for the 288-member Maharashtra and 90-member Haryana assembly will be held on October 21, the Election Commission said on Saturday. The results will be declared on October 24.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Chandrayaan-2 mission achieved 98% success: ISRO chief
Bhubaneswar, Sep 21 (IANS) Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) chairman K. Sivan on Saturday said Chandrayaan-2 mission has achieved 98 per cent of its objectives, while they are yet to establish any communication with lander 'Vikram'.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Orissa,National,Science/Tech,Technology
Sushant, Jaqueline starrer 'Drive' to release on Netflix
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Actors Sushant Singh Rajput and Jaqueline Fernandez starrer "Drive" will soon have a digital release on streaming giant Netflix.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Dior exhibition held at silk museum in China
Beijing, Sep 21 (IANS) An exhibition highlighting the fashion aesthetics of luxury French fashion designer Christian Dior was being held in China's Hangzhou city.
2019-09-21
Category: International, China,Art/Culture/Books
Stripper film 'Hustlers' banned in Malaysia
Kuala Lumpur, Sep 21 (IANS) "Hustlers", a film about scheming strippers starring Jennifer Lopez, has been banned in Malaysia because of its excessive obscene content.
2019-09-21
Category: International, Malaysia,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Brexit, climate change on Johnson's UNGA agenda
London, Sep 21 (IANS) Brexit, climate change and instability in the Middle East will be on the agenda when British Prime Minister Boris Johnson meets other world leaders on the sidelines of the 74th UN General Assembly (UNGA) session in New York next week.
2019-09-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Megan Fox backs son's choice to wear dresses
Los Angeles, Sep 21 (IANS) Actress Megan Fox is doing her best to teach her son to be confident "no matter what anyone else says", after the six-year-old was laughed at by his classmates for wearing dresses.
2019-09-21
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Rare anti-govt protests take place in Egypt
Cairo, Sep 21 (IANS) Rare anti-government protests broke out across Egypt against President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi, demanding his resignation, media reports said on Saturday.
2019-09-21
Category: International, Egypt,Politics
Ranveer shares romantic photo with Deepika
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Ranveer Singh has never shied away from expressing his love for his wife, Deepika Padukone. On Friday, the actor shared a romantic black and white photograph of the couple taken at an award event here.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Supply shortage sends onion prices soaring to 4-yr high
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The spiralling onion prices due to supply shortage are proving difficult for the government to control.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Carolina Marin enters China Open final
Changzhou (China), Sep 21 (IANS) Reigning Olympic champion shuttler Carolina Marin on Saturday advanced to the final of the China Open after securing a hard-fought win over Japan's Sayaka Takahashi.
2019-09-21
Category: International, China,Sports,Badminton
Storming of Area 51 to 'see aliens' fails to materialise
Washington, Sep 21 (IANS) Fears that thousands of people could storm Area 51 "to see aliens" were unfounded, with just several dozen arriving at the secretive US military base in the state of Nevada, a media report said on Saturday.
2019-09-21
Category: International, United States,Politics
Google Chrome brings in better customisation, tab grouping
San Francisco, Sep 21 (IANS) Google rolled out the Chrome 77 update for Android, Windows, Linux, and iOS platforms earlier this month, and now the company has announced the latest update to the browser, bringing in new features for tab management and theming.
2019-09-21
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Facebook to soon shut down group stories feature
San Francisco, Sep 21 (IANS) Facebook has announced it will soon shut down its group stories feature which allows administrators and members of the social media's groups to post videos and photos that disappear within 24 hours, media reported on Saturday.
2019-09-21
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Another accused held in Graham Staines murder case in Odisha
Bhubaneswar, Sep 21 (IANS) Over 20 years after Australian missionary Graham Staines and his two sons were burnt to death by a mob in Odisha, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) arrested another absconding accused in the case.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Orissa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Bhumi Pednekar to raise awareness about sustainable living
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Bhumi Pednekar is starting a pan-India campaign "Climate Warrior" to raise awareness about global warming, conservation and sustainable living.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Rihanna's fans furious after Chris Brown flirts with her
Los Angeles, Sep 21 (IANS) American singer-songwriter Chris Brown's comment on his former girlfriend and singer Rihanna's recent photograph has many of her fans fuming.
2019-09-21
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Rohit secretly films Shikhar talking to himself in flight
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) India batsman Rohit Sharma had netizens in splits after he shared a video in which his opening partner Shikhar Dhawan can be seen talking to himself in a flight.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Masakadza breaks T20I record in his final int'l game
Chittagong (Bangladesh), Sep 21 (IANS) Zimbabwe captain Hamilton Masakadza broke a T20I record in his final international game against Afghanistan in the ongoing tri-series also involving Bangladesh.
2019-09-21
Category: International, Bangladesh,Sports,Cricket
Woman shot dead in Delhi
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) A 52-year-old woman was shot dead here on Saturday bike-borne miscreants.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Google attains 'quantum supremacy' with chip of the future
San Francisco, Sep 21 (IANS) Google has reportedly built a quantum computer that is way ahead than world's top supercomputers in calculation - solving tasks in nearly three minutes that would otherwise take current supercomputers 10,000 years to achieve.
2019-09-21
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
PoK, Gilgit-Baltistan crying for freedom from Pakistan
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) While Pakistan will be aiming to get the worlds focus on Jammu and Kashmir at the UN General Assembly (UNGA), the atrocities committed by it in parts of the state under its illegal occupation have been time and again highlighted by the locals who want freedom from it.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National
NRAI slams Zomato for extending 'Gold' programme to delivery
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The National Restaurant Association of India (NRAI) on Saturday slammed Zomato for extending its "Gold" programme on its delivery platform, saying it is a desperate attempt by the online food aggregator to shore up the sinking fortunes of its flagship Gold programme.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology,Business/Economy
Pak cleric arrested for molesting minor student
Rawalpindi, Sep 21 (IANS) A Pakistani cleric has been arrested on the charge of sexually molesting a minor madrasa student in Rawalpindi, police said.
2019-09-21
Category: International, Pakistan,International
Heartfulness meditation cultivates gratitude: Study
Hyderabad, Sep 21 (IANS) Heartfulness meditation can contribute to cultivating gratitude among practitioners, a study said.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
WC bronze motivation for upcoming challenges: Punia
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Ace Indian grappler Bajrang Punia has insisted that he will not consider the bronze medal he won at the 2019 World Wrestling Championships as "victory", but will use it as a motivation to perform better in the future.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Congress appoints ex-journalist as spokesperson
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The Congress on Saturday appointed Supriya Shrinate, a former Delhi-based journalist and daughter of late Uttar Pradesh MP Harsh Vardhan, as the party spokesperson.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Trump doesn't foresee China trade deal before 2020
Washington, Sep 21 (IANS) US President Donald Trump has said that he does not foresee a "complete" trade agreement with China before the 2020 presidential election.
2019-09-21
Category: International, United States,Politics
Madras HC Chief Justice V.K. Tahilramani's resignation accepted
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The President has accepted the resignation of Madras High Court Chief Justice Vijaya Kamlesh Tahilramani. According to a notification, her resignation has been accepted with effect from September 6.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Cuban UN diplomats return home after US expulsion
Havana, Sep 21 (IANS) Two members of the Cuban delegation to the UN, who were expelled by the US earlier, have returned to Havana along with their families, state-media reported.
2019-09-21
Category: International, Cuba,Politics
Facebook shuts several apps post-Cambridge Analytica probe
San Francisco, Sep 21 (IANS) Facebook has suspended thousands of apps associated with nearly 400 developers for a variety of reasons, as it continues to investigate suspicious apps after the Cambridge Analytica data scandal.
2019-09-21
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Carlos Ghosn case hearing to begin in April 2020
Tokyo, Sep 21 (IANS) The first hearing in the trial of former Nissan and Renault chief Carlos Ghosn will be held in April 2020, a year and a half after his first detention in the Japanese capital, media reported on Saturday.
2019-09-21
Category: International, Japan,Politics
Ill wind for West: Houthis hit Aramco, Netanyahu wobbles (Opinion)
Attack on Aramco, decline of Benjamin Netanyahu, departure of John Bolton from the White House are all honeyed music to the leadership in Iran. In April, Foreign Minister Javad Zarif, in a talk at New York's Asia Society, was categorical: Dialogue with Washington was not possible because the "B" team wanted war with Iran. The "B" team was Bolton, Bibi Netanyahu, (Mohammad) bin Salman and (Mohammed) bin Zayed. And now the "B" team has disintegrated.
2019-09-21
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Opinion/Commentary
India's focus on retrieving PoK gets assertion
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) While Pakistan is set to rake up the issue of Jammu and Kashmir at the UN General Assembly (UNGA), India is increasingly turning focus on Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) amidst its aspiration to retrieve it "someday".
2019-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National
After UNHRC, Pakistan to misuse forum of UN General Assembly
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Just over 10 days ago when Pakistan raked up the issue of Jammu and Kashmir at the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC), India termed it as a "misuse" of the platform and cautioned the global body to guard against such attempts.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National
At UNGA, Modi to focus on developmental agenda
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Against the backdrop of recent developments in Jammu and Kashmir, all eyes are on the UN General Assembly (UNGA), especially the speeches that Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Pakistani counterpart Imran Khan will make during the session there.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National
Moeen Ali to take break from Test cricket
London, Sep 21 (IANS) England all-rounder Moeen Ali, who missed out on a central contract in Test matches, has decided to take a short break from red-ball cricket.
2019-09-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Mass production of 'Bhabha Kavach' held up due to pending test
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Bulk production of the 'Bhabha Kavach', India's indigenously developed bullet-proof jacket is yet to kick-start because of an additional bullet-speed test that is pending with its maker. The test will ensure that the jacket complies with the specifications of the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS).
2019-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security