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Andhra CM, Governor condole Suresh Angadi's death
Amaravati, Sep 23 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y. S. Jagan Mohan Reddy and Governor Biswa Bhusan Harichandan have expressed their sadness at the untimely demise of Minister of State for Railways Suresh Angadi on Wednesday.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Goa court grants bail to Poonam Pandey's husband
Panaji, Sep 23 (IANS) Mumbai-based filmmaker Sam Ahmed Bombay (46), who was arrested on Tuesday for allegedly molesting and assaulting his wife actress Poonam Pandey (29) following a "personal dispute" was on Wednesday released on conditional bail by a trial court.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Goa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Cinema/Showbiz
Covid positive K'taka Congress MLA critical
Bengaluru, Sep 23 (IANS) Karnataka Congress legislator B. Narayan Rao is battling for life at a private hospital in the city after he was diagnosed of Covid infection, an official said on Wednesday.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
PM remembers Angadi as 'exceptional Karyakarta'
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday expressed deep condolences over the death of Union Minister of State for Railways, Suresh Angadi (65), who succumbed to Covid-19 at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences here.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
MoS Railway Angadi will be remembered for warm gesture, smile (Obituary)
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Minister of State for Railways Suresh Angadi, who passed away on Wednesday evening at a hospital here where he was being treated for Covid-19 will always be known for a big smile and warm gestures by his colleagues and friends.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Andhra begins to prepare electoral rolls for 2 Teachers' constituencies
Amaravati, Sep 23 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Electoral Officer K. Vijayanand has initiated the process of preparing electoral rolls for two independent members of Teachers' constituencies in the state legislative council, who are set to retire on March 29, 2021.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Telangana poll body gears up for Hyd civic polls under Covid shadow
Hyderabad, Sep 23 (IANS) The Telangana State Election Commission is gearing up to conduct elections to the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) as the term of the elected body ends early next year.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
'Karmayogi' Goa babus to study villages for outreach, planning: CM
Panaj, Sep 23 (IANS) The Goa government will launch a year-long 'Karmayogi' drive, as part of which bureaucrats will have to travel to all the 191 village panchayats in the state in a bid to create short-term and long-term plans to make the state self-reliant in terms of goods and services, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said on Wednesday.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Andhra CM presents silken raiments to Lord Venkateshwara
Amaravati, Sep 23 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y. S. Jagan Mohan Reddy participated in the Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD) Brahmostavams and presented the ceremonial silken raiments to Lord Venkateshwara Swamy on Wednesday.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics,Religion
K'taka condoles Union minister Angadi's death
Bengaluru, Sep 23 (IANS) Condolences poured in from across Karnataka over the sudden demise of Union Minister of State for Railways, Suresh Angadi (65), who succumbed to Covid-19 at AIIMS, New Delhi, on Wednesday.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
MF trustees can have officer for administrative help by Jan 1
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has deferred, till January 1, 2021, the timeline for appointment of dedicated officers for administrative assistance to trustees in monitoring various activities of asset management companies (AMCs).
2020-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Telangana to develop Hyderabad's infrastructure for next 30 years
Hyderabad, Sep 23 (IANS) The Telangana government will soon launch works to create infrastructure in Hyderabad to take care of the city's growth requirement for the next 30 years.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Cess not getting transferred to dedicated funds: CAG
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Funds collected by the Centre as cesses for specific purposes, such as the mineral trust, oil industry development and infrastructure, have not been fully transferred to dedicated funds, the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) said, while pointing out deficiencies in the collection, transfer and utilisation of these levies.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Jaishankar, G4 FMs decry attempts to derail UNSC reform (Ld)
United Nations, Sep 23 (IANS) India's External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and the foreign ministers of Brazil, Germany and Japan, whose countries make up the G4, decried on Wednesday the attempts to derail Security Council reforms and said they would take it up with a sense of urgency during the UN's 75th anniversary year.
2020-09-23
Category: International, United States,National
Elegant Rohit back in the groove with masterful 54-ball 80
Abu Dhabi, Sep 23 (IANS) Mumbai Indians' (MI) captain Rohit Sharma was on Wednesday back to his lazy elegance with a masterful 80 off 54 balls that helped his team to a competitive 195/5 in 20 overs against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) here.
2020-09-23
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
IT Dept computed interests wrongly in most assessment cases: CAG
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) The Comptroller and Auditor General of India has said that the Income Tax Department computed interests wrongly in about 77 per cent of the assessment cases it had audited.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Amid rising recoveries, Andhra reports 7k Covid cases
Amaravati, Sep 23 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh has registered 7,228 new Covid cases, increasing the state's tally to 6.46 lakh, even as 8,291 people recovered from the disease on Wednesday.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Adobe introduces 'Liquid Mode' to make reading PDF on mobile easier
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Software major Adobe on Wednesday announced the launch of Liquid Mode which uses Artificial Intelligence (AI) to make it easier to read PDF documents on mobile devices.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
KXIP keen to win first points versus RCB (IPL Match 6 Preview)
Dubai, Sep 23 (IANS/GloFans) Ahead of their Thursday's clash, if Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) and the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) looked for motivation from their head-to-head IPL record, they would have been a bit disappointed as little separated the two teams; both have won 12 matches each since the IPL began in 2008.
2020-09-23
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
IT Dept ignored land/flat sellers as 'potential assessees': CAG
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) has said that during financial years 2014-15 to 2017-18, the IT Department did not initiate any action regarding land and flat sellers who could be potential assessees.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Terrorists gun down BDC Chairman in Kashmir
Srinagar, Sep 23 (IANS) Terrorists shot dead a Block Development Council (BDC) Chairman in Central Kashmir's Budgam district on Wednesday evening.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Terrorism
K'taka passes bill to prevent absorption of PSU employees
Bengaluru, Sep 23 (IANS) The Karnataka Legislative Assembly on Wednesday passed the Karnataka State Civil Services (prohibition of absorption of services of the employees of establishments in public sector into public service) Bill, 2020 against the court order.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Oil Ministry yet to recover $510 mn from contractors under PSC: CAG
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) has said that the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas has not recovered $510 million as cost of unfinished minimum work programme (CoUMWP) from contractors in respect of 45 blocks.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Telangana Police official found to have assets of Rs 70 cr
Hyderabad, Sep 23 (IANS) Telangana's Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) on Wednesday unearthed disproportionate assets worth Rs 70 crore owned by an Assistant Commissioner of Police in Hyderabad.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Railway Board failed to assess electric locos' requirement: CAG
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) on Wednesday said that despite the target of achieving 100 per cent electrification by 2022, the Railway Board failed to assess the requirement of electric locos properly, resulting in a 20 percent increase in diesel locos during 2012-2018, which adversely affected quality of maintenance.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Union minister Suresh Angadi passes away due to Covid-19 (Ld)
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Union Minister of State for Railways, Suresh Chanabasappa Angadi, succumbed to Covid-19 at New Delhi's All India Institute of Medical Sciences on Wednesday, becoming the first member of the Council of Ministers to die of the deadly disease.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Rs 85 lakh cash seized in Assam's Dibrugarh airport, 4 held
Guwahati, Sep 23 (IANS) Four youths, carrying Rs 85 lakh in cash, were arrested from Assam's Dibrugarh airport on Wednesday, just before they boarded a Delhi-bound flight, police said.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Assam,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Pralhad Joshi dubs LS Speaker as 'Hero of Zero Hour'
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Union Minister of Parliamentary Affairs, Pralhad Joshi, on Wednesday dubbed Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla as the 'Hero of Zero Hour' for giving chance to each parliamentarian to raise matters of urgent public importance in the House.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,National
Three Maoists killed in gunfight with police in Telangana
Hyderabad, Sep 23 (IANS) In another exchange of fire between Maoists and police in Telangana, three left-wing extremists, including two women, were killed in the state's Bhadradri Kothagudem district.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
SEBI rationalises norms to speed up rights issues
Mumbai, Sep 23 (IANS) In a bid to make fundraising through rights issues faster and cost effective, the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) on Wednesday rationalised norms and the eligibility criteria and regulations for such issues.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Raj CM virtually dedicates state's 1st underground Metro line to public
Jaipur, Sep 23 (IANS) Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Wednesday virtually dedicated Rajasthan's first underground Metro line to the public through video conference.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
PIL in HC seeks action against Twitter for promoting Khalistan
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) A PIL has been filed in the Delhi High Court seeking action against social media giant Twitter for being allegedly involved in a conspiracy to promote the separatist Khalistan movement.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Technology
TSRTC resumes bus services in Hyderabad's outskirts
Hyderabad, Sep 23 (IANS) The Telangana State Road Transport Corporation (TSRTC) on Wednesday resumed bus services on the outskirts of Hyderabad.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
CAG pulls up Rafale jet maker for not meeting offset commitment
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India has pulled up the Rafale fighter jet's French manufacturer and its weapons producer for not fulfilling their offset commitment to transfer technology to India as part of the 2016 contract for 36 combat jets.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Ask schools to claim normal expenses, appeals Parents Forum in its fresh plea filed in court (sending pics)
Jaipur, Sep 23 (IANS) As private schools are reportedly charging 70 per cent of total fees while flouting the High Court orders of charging 70 per cent of tuition fees in the current session, the All Rajasthan Parents Forum has filed an appeal in the Rajasthan High Court, requesting it to defer its earlier order and to direct schools to claim actual expenses while ignoring the additional expenses.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Education
Palghar Lynchings: HC asks I&B Ministry to decide on complaint against media house
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Wednesday directed the Central government to decide within two weeks on a complaint against a media house for broadcasting shows in relation to the mob lynching incident that took place in Palghar in Maharashtra earlier this year.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Media
The importance of being Harivansh Narayan Singh
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) In spite of the PM stressing the Rajya Sabha Chairman's 'humility' and the JDU claiming how 'simple' he is, Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman Harivansh Narayan Singh is a powerful man whose role isn't restricted to the conduct of the Upper House. The genesis of Singh's prominence goes back to the days when he covered the fodder scam involving former Bihar CM Lalu Prasad as a journalist, the treasury bench's wrong floor management strategies and the forthcoming Bihar elections.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Maha: Covid cases spike again, Mumbai region deaths cross 15,000
Mumbai, Sep 23 (IANS) A day after cooling off, Maharashtra's Covid-19 deaths and new cases registered a fresh spike even as the fatalities in Mumbai Metropolitan Region crossed 15,000, health officials said here on Wednesday.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
PM tells K'taka to ramp up testing, surveillance to contain Covid
Bengaluru, Sep 23 (IANS) Lauding Karnataka for conducting Covid tests in a scientific way, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday told the southern state to increase surveillance and ramp up testing further to check the pandemic.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Probe irregularities in 5 UAV Rotax engines' purchase: CAG
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) India's government auditor has pulled up the Indian Air Force (IAF) and an Israeli drone manufacturer for financial loss in procurement of UAV Rotax engines and recommended a probe into the matter to fix the responsibility.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
India significantly reduced no. of 'missing' TB patients: Harsh Vardhan
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Wednesday addressed the ministers of the member nations of the World Health Organization (WHO) and heads and representatives of the UN agencies and partner organisations and shed light on India's role and contribution towards strengthening multisectoral action and progress towards ending TB, especially in the context of the Covid-19 crisis.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Dhoni returns with a changed, muscular appearance
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Millions of Mahendra Singh Dhoni fans were in for a pleasant surprise when the cricketing icon emerged in a new avatar - bulging biceps and a brand new beard et al -- for the opening match of the 2020 IPL. His current looks are vastly different from the one he sported in late 2004 when he made his international debut.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
'Vicky Donor' actor Bhupesh Pandya loses battle to lung cancer
Mumbai, Sep 23 (IANS) Actor Bhupesh Kumar Pandya, who featured in films like Vicky Donor and Parmanu, has lost his battle to cancer. The news of his demise was tweeted by the National School of Drama (NSD) on Wednesday.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
CAG finds issues in MEIS module, use of wrong forex rates
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India has found deficiencies in the module of Merchandise Exports from India Scheme (MEIS) in calculating values and "late cut".
2020-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
No boundary dispute with China: Nepal Foreign Minister
Kathmandu, Sep 23 (IANS) Nepal's Foreign Minister Pradeep Gyawali on Wednesday said that there is no boundary dispute with China, referring to recent media reports that said China had encroached on Nepalese territory and built 11 buildings in Humla district on the Nepal-China border.
2020-09-23
Category: International, Nepal,National
Karan Kundra: Stop blaming industry for individual habits as drug use
Mumbai, Sep 23 (IANS) Popular television actors Karan Kundra and Yogita Bihani feel the constant negative narratives that are lately doing the rounds about the entertainment industry are unfair, because such talk generalises many things that are actually individual choices.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Rohit's 80 takes MI to 195/5 against KKR
Abu Dhabi, Sep 23 (IANS) Rohit Sharma's masterful 80 and some lacklustre bowling and fielding from Kolkata Knight Riders helped Mumbai Indians post 195/5 in the IPL match between the two sides at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium here on Wednesday.
2020-09-23
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
PM Modi present in LS on last day of Monsoon Session
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday was present in the Lok Sabha on the concluding day of the Monsoon Session amid the spike in the number of Covid-19 cases.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
TN CM asks Modi for funds including from PM-CARES
Chennai, Sep 23 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami on Wednesday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to release Rs 5,321 crore to fight the Covid-19 pandemic and for procurement of paddy.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Screening for Kerala Film Awards begins under Covid protocols
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 23 (IANS) The screening process for deciding the winners of the 2019 Kerala State Film Awards, organised by the Kerala State Chalachitra Academy, began here on Wednesday under strict Covid-19 protocols.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Kerala,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
SC Collegium approves 10 judicial officers as Madras HC judges
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court Collegium on Wednesday approved the proposal for elevation of 10 judicial officers as Judges of the Madras High Court.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Mos Railways Suresh Angadi succumbs to Covid-19 in AIIMS
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Minister of State for Railways Suresh Angadi succumbed to Covid-19 at New Delhi's All India Institute of Medical Sciences on Wednesday evening.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
CAG: Manpower shortage has impacted Delhi Police
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) The functioning of the Delhi Police is being affected by shortages in manpower which has also impacted the investigation of crimes and bringing criminals to justice, observes the CAG's Performance Audit report on Manpower and Logistics Management in Delhi Police.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
CAG faults implementation of two flagship govt schemes in J&K
Srinagar, Sep 23 (IANS) The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India has raised major concerns over the implementation of the Central government's flagship programmes in Jammu and Kashmir during 2017-2018.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Andhra CM returns from Delhi, reaches Tirupati (Ld)
Tirupati, Sep 23 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy has reached the Padmavati Guesthouse in the Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD) temple complex on his return from Delhi on Wednesday.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Punjab CM seeks PM's intervention on supply of oxygen
Chandigarh, Sep 23 (IANS) Amid apprehensions of oxygen shortages with rising coronavirus cases, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Wednesday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to direct urgent steps to ensure adequate supplies from other states, and also sought expeditious release of Rs 200 crore the state had requested as the next tranche of central aid for Covid-19 management.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Punjab,National
CAG report says J&K Bank's credit control, financial reporting system failed
Srinagar, Sep 23 (IANS) The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) report on the performance of J&K Bank released on Wednesday, indicts the bank for the failure of its credit control and financial reporting system.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Uday Kotak's term as IL&FS Chairman extended by 1 year (Ld)
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Uday Kotak is set to remain the Chairman of IL&FS for one more year as the Centre has extended his tenure on the group's board till October 2, 2021.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Lok Sabha adjourned sine die, opposition remains absent
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) The Lok Sabha was adjourned sine die on Wednesday, eight days before the scheduled end of the Monsoon session, amid concerns about spread of coronavirus among lawmakers.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Centre takes note of Maharashtra's 'My Family, My Responsibility' drive
Mumbai, Sep 23 (IANS) Asking 10 states which contribute 76 per cent of India's Covid-19 cases to implement grassroots level public communication campaigns on Wednesday, the Centre took note of the "head start" by Maharashtra vide its 'My Family, My Responsibility' campaign.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Facebook removes fake pages that originated in China, Philippines
San Francisco, Sep 23 (IANS) Facebook has removed two separate networks of fake accounts and pages, one originating in China and the other in the Philippines.
2020-09-23
Category: International, Costa Rica,Defence/Security,Technology
CAG picks holes in Railway's elaborate plans for Kumbh Mela
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India on Wednesday pointed out various shortcomings in Railways' elaborate plans to control rail traffic during the Kumbh Mela in 2019.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Navy's capabilities hit by PSUs' lack of expertise, delays: CAG
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) The Indian Navy does not have adequate auxiliary vessels, landing platform docks, fleet tankers and cadet training ships, government's financial watchdog, the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) said on Wednesday.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
In 11th straight season for Mumbai, Pollard plays 150th IPL game
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) At the 2010 IPL player auction, Mumbai Indians (MI), Chennai Super Kings (CSK), Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB), and Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) were locked in a fierce bidding war for West Indies all rounder Kieron Adrian Pollard. Eventually, Mumbai Indians grabbed him for a whopping USD 2.2 million. Since then, the Trinidadian has been a MI loyalist, and on Wednesday, he played his 150th IPL match for the four-time IPL champions when he turned out against the KKR in Abu Dhabi.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Political tussle on farmers' debt waiver in MP
Bhopal, Sep 23 (IANS) The Madhya Pradesh government has issued a clarification, two days after it accepted the debt waiver for farmers by the previous Congress government in the state. The government said that "authorities gave the wrong information".
2020-09-23
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
Namish Taneja back on 'Aye Mere Humsafar' set after isolation
Mumbai, Sep 23 (IANS) Actor Namish Taneja, who had recently shared that his family had contracted Covid-19, is now back to work after isolating at home for about a week.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Oppn requests President to return Farm Bills for reconsideration
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Opposition leaders met President Kovind on Wednesday and apprised him of the circumstances amid which the Farm Bills were passed in the Rajya Sabha on Sunday. They requested him to return the Bills for reconsideration to the House.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,National
RLSP upset with seat-sharing, shows cracks within Grand Alliance in Bihar
Patna, Sep 23 (IANS) Even as most political parties are busy tweaking their campaign plans for this year's assembly polls in Bihar, cracks within the Grand Alliance led by the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) over seat-sharing are coming to the surface.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Sandalwood drugs case: B'luru Police suspend ACP, constable for leaking crucial info (Ld)
Bengaluru, Sep 23 (IANS) In a major development, the Bengaluru Police on Wednesday suspended two policemen for allegedly leaking crucial information related to the Sandalwood drugs case.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Karnataka,Cinema/Showbiz,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Southern Cinema
TV actor Ajay Singh Chaudhary thrilled about digital debut
Mumbai, Sep 23 (IANS) Actor Ajay Singh Chaudhary, who was recently seen in the TV show Tenali Rama, made his digital debut in the Apoorva Lakhia-directed series Crackdown. Ajay feels OTT is an interesting space to work in.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Delhi doc warns of damage to heart from corona infection
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Even as preliminary studies indicate that COVID-19 may increase the chances of cardiac arrest in patients with underlying heart issues, a doctor at a private hospital in Delhi has cautioned that the coronavirus infection could also lead to heart injuries.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Haryana performing 'outstandingly' in Covid fight: Govt
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Union Home Secretary Ajay Kumar Bhalla on Wednesday said Haryana has performed "outstandingly" in COVID-19 management, however the officials need to be cautious owing to the upcoming festive season.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Don't make refunds mandatory, airlines may collapse, SC told
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) India's private airlines on Wednesday told the Supreme Court it should not be mandatory to refund the passengers, as their revenues have dropped sharply, and many customers have accepted their offer.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Kerala mulls legal steps against controversial farm Bills
Thiruuvananthapuram, Sep 23 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said on Wednesday that the state government is looking at if legal steps can be initiated against the controversial farm Bills which were passed recently by the two Houses of parliament.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Kerala,National
Electricity consumers in Odisha to pay more from Oct 1
Bhubaneswar, Sep 23 (IANS) Electricity consumers in Odisha will have to pay more as the Odisha Electricity Regulatory Commission (OERC) has approved a hike in power tariff by 20 paise per unit in case of retail consumers.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
When Mariah Carey felt not 'worthy of existing'
Los Angeles, Sep 23 (IANS) Singer Mariah Carey has recalled the time when she did not feel worthy of existing.
2020-09-23
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
17 kids among 40 killed in Thane building crash (Ld)
Thane (Maharashtra), Sep 23 (IANS) The death toll in the building crash in Maharashtra's Bhiwandi town catapulted to 40 with 15 more bodies recovered from the debris of what is now the third-worst building collapse in the past seven years in the Mumbai Metropolitan Region.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
'Window dressing': CAG slams railways' method to show better OR
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) on Wednesday hit out at the Indian Railways, saying that it had resorted to "window dressing" to present its operating ratio in a better light during financial year 2018-19 by including advance freight payment in its calculations.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Nagma: Why hasn't NCB summoned Kangana Ranaut who admitted to taking drugs?
Mumbai, Sep 23 (IANS) Actress and Congress politician Nagma has raised the question why the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) has not yet summoned Bollywood star Kangana Ranaut, who has admitted to having taken drugs in the past.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Disha Patani's Instagram follower count crosses 40 million
Mumbai, Sep 23 (IANS) Disha Patani now has over 40 million followers on Instagram. The actress thanked her fans saying she is nothing without them.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Derek's move in RS brings back memories of Mamata's action in 2015
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) One enduring image connected to the tumultuous Rajya Sabha proceedings on Sunday that will remain etched in public memory is of Trinamool Congress MP Derek O'Brien tearing documents right in front of the Chair.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,National
Modi raises red flag for India's 60 districts with CMs
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday raised a red flag about 60 districts of the country spread across seven states, as far as their handling of the current pandemic is concerned.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,National
Appoint new Lokayukta in three months, Bombay HC tells Goa
Panaj, Sep 23 (IANS) The Bombay High Court's bench in Goa on Wednesday directed the the state government to appoint a new Lokayukta within three months.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Goa,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Jaishankar, G4 FMs call for 'decisive push' for UNSC reform
United Nations, Sep 23 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar and the foreign ministers of Brazil, Germany and Japan, whose countries make up the G4, met virtually on Wednesday and called for a "decisive push" for UN Security Council reforms.
2020-09-23
Category: International, United States,National
Sensex, Nifty end in red amid volatility, Bharti Airtel down 8% (2nd Ld)
Mumbai, Sep 23 (IANS) The Indian stock market settled on a flat-to-negative note after a largely volatile trading session, with the BSE Sensex closing 65 points lower.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Sharon Stone: Robert De Niro the 'best kisser'
Los Angeles, Sep 23 (IANS) Actress Sharon Stone says veteran actor Robert De Niro is the best kisser among all her on-screen leading men.
2020-09-23
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
Delhi Bar Council summons Bhushan over contempt case conviction
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) The Bar Council of Delhi has issued summons to advocate Prashant Bhushan to appear before it next month and also asked why disciplinary proceedings should not be initiated against him to revoke his enrolment as a lawyer in view of his conviction by the Supreme Court for his contemptuous tweets.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
1,249 test positive, J&K COVID tally crosses 67,000
Srinagar, Sep 23 (IANS) Jammu & Kashmir saw 1,249 new Covid-19 cases on Wednesday as the total number of people infected crossed 67,000 in the Union territory.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
Nepal keeps a watch on Tibetan refugees amid India-China standoff (IANS Special)
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) The Nepal government has directed its security forces and intelligence agencies to keep a close watch on movements of Tibetan refugees owing to the ongoing India and China military impasse over border issues, sources said.
2020-09-23
Category: International, India,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Defence/Security
Can MSP be implemented like MRP? Or will it go the diesel way?
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) As the farmer agitation intensifies, experts and activists view the new agricultural legislations as leading to privatisation of the sector and some say it is reverting to the pre-1965 days.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,National
Players focussed on attaining peak fitness: Hockey captain Manpreet
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Senior men's hockey probables at the Sports Authority of India's (SAI) Bengaluru centre are currently focussed on getting as close as possible to peak fitness and are not concerned with changes being effected in the coaching staff, says India captain Manpreet Singh.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Hockey
Absence of Malinga an opportunity for others to step up: Rohit
Abu Dhabi, Sep 23 (IANS) The absence of veteran pacer Lasith Malinga is an opportunity for others to step up, according to Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma. The 37-year-old Malinga has been ruled out for the season and in his absence, MI relied upon James Pattinson and Jasprit Bumrah to deliver in the death overs in the IPL season opener against Chennai Super Kings.
2020-09-23
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Anti-farm bill protesters call for K'taka shutdown on Sept 28
Bengaluru, Sep 23 (IANS) The Karnataka Rajya Raitha Sangha on Wednesday called for a statewide shutdown on September 28 in protest against the farm Bills passed in the Parliament.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Karnataka,National
Samsung unveils Galaxy S20 Fan Edition (FE) for $699
Seoul, Sep 23 (IANS) Samsung Electronics on Wednesday unveiled the Galaxy S20 Fan Edition (FE), the newest member of the Galaxy S20 series, starting at $699 for the 5G variant.
2020-09-23
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
Corona cases spike in Kerala, 5,376 new cases detected
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 23 (IANS) For the first time, the single-day new coronavirus cases in Kerala crossed the 5,000-mark on Wednesday to reach 5,376, said Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
Drones, iPhones, gold seized by Customs at Chennai airport
Chennai, Sep 23 (IANS) Chennai Air Customs has seized gold, drones and iPhones worth Rs 62.6 lakh from four international passengers who flew into India over the past two days, the Commissioner of Customs said on Wednesday.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Karnataka debt zoomed 255% in fiscal 2018-19: CAG
Bengaluru, Sep 23 (IANS) Karnataka is facing a financial crunch, evident from a record 255 per cent increase in its net debt for fiscal 2018-19, an official said on Wednesday while citing a Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) report.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Business/Economy,Politics
Hema Malini lauds UP CM Yogi Adityanath for Greater Noida film city project
Mumbai, Sep 23 (IANS) Actress-politician Hema Malini lauded Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday, for announcing a film city in Greater Noida.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Govt sweetens discom privatisation plan to attract investment
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) The government has sweetened the deal to privatise state-owned power distributions operations in Union Territories as 100 per cent equity holding will be sold only in financially viable utilities while it will retain 26 per cent stake in weaker discoms expected to have continued need for subsidised retail tariffs.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Covid-19: HCQ, chloroquine linked to various heart problems
Jerusalem, Sep 23 (IANS) New research has added to the growing body of evidence that potential Covid-19 drugs hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) and chloroquine are linked to higher rates of various cardiovascular problems.
2020-09-23
Category: International, Israel,National,Health/Medicine
IPL 13: KKR put MI into bat
Abu Dhabi, Sep 23 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders won the toss and chose to field against Mumbai Indians at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium here on Wednesday.
2020-09-23
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Congress in Telangana to stage protests over new farm laws
Hyderabad, Sep 23 (IANS) The opposition Congress party in Telangana will stage state-wide protests on September 25 against the farm bills passed by the Parliament.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Take sustained, irreversible action against terror: US envoy tells Pak
Islamabad, Sep 23 (IANS) William Todd, the nominated United States Ambassador to Pakistan, has conveyed the Trump administration's expectations stating that "Pakistan must take sustained and irreversible action against terrorism."
2020-09-23
Category: International, Pakistan,Diplomacy,Politics
Uday Kotak's term as IL&FS Chairman extended by 1 year
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Uday Kotak is set to remain the Chairman of IL&FS for one more year as the Centre has extended his tenure on the group's board till October 2, 2021.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
24 firms' liquidation ordered by NCLT during April-June
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Although fresh insolvency proceedings were suspended in May for a period of six months to help companies weather the coronavirus pandemic, ongoing proceedings continued and as many as 24 companies were ordered to go in for liquidation by NCLT benches across the country in about two months after the nationwide lockdown was imposed.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Full 'UPSC Jehad' would have been telecast if we didn't step in: SC
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) The Centre on Wednesday informed the Supreme Court it has, prima facie, found that the Sudarshan TV programme, titled "UPSC Jehad", violated the Programme Code, and a result, a detailed show cause notice has been issued to the channel to explain why action should not be taken against it.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Media
2 held for betting on IPL match
Gurugram, Sep 23 (IANS) The Gurugram Police on Wednesday said they have arrested two persons for online betting on an Indian Premier League (IPL) cricket match.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Sunny Leone and daughter's tryst with art
Mumbai, Sep 23 (IANS) Sunny Leone spent some time indulging in art with her little daughter Nisha on Wednesday, and posted an Instagram picture capturing the moment.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Spurned, married youth held for firing outside lover's house
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) A married youth has been arrested on the charge of firing outside his alleged lover's house in south-east Delhi, police said on Wednesday.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
NCB summons Deepika, Shraddha, Sara in drugs-related case linked to SSR death (Ld)
Mumbai, Sep 23 (IANS) In a major development, the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) on Wednesday said that it has summoned Bollywood actors Deepika Padukone, Sara Ali Khan, Shraddha Kapoor and Rakul Preeet Singh for questioning in a drug-related case.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Man, child killed in road mishaps in Gurugram
Gurugram, Sep 23 (IANS) A three-year-old boy was killed in a road accident and his father sustained minor injuries when a speeding car hit their rickshaw at Sector-37D in Gurugram.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
RS session over, suspended MPs talk of taking protest to home states
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) The suspended MPs who are going back to their states after the Upper House adjourned sine die on Wednesday promised to scale up their protest when they reach their home states.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Andhra CM returns from Delhi, on way to Tirupati temple
Tirupati (Andhra Pradesh), Sep 23 (IANS) Returning from his Delhi tour, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy is currently on his way to the Tirupati temple to participate in the Bhramostavams.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Tomar takes additional charge of Food Processing ministry
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Narendra Singh Tomar on Wednesday assumed additional charge as the Minister of Food Processing Industries.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Meera Chopra: How is CBD oil freely available online if it is illegal?
Mumbai, Sep 23 (IANS) Actress Meera Chopra has raised the question why cannabis oil, or CBD oil, is freely available for online purchase if it is illegal in India. On Wednesday evening, Meera tweeted to say CBD oil can be bought off the net and that she had checked its availability on a shopping website.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
CSIR-Mylan lab ink deal to identify potential Covid-19 therapies
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) The Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), India's premier research organisation, and Mylan Laboratories Ltd on Wednesday announced a partnership to address unmet patient needs amidst the evolving Covid-19 pandemic.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Neha Sharma: Working with Ila Arun a highlight of 'Aafat-e-Ishq' shoot
Mumbai, Sep 23 (IANS) Actress Neha Sharma counts working with veteran actress-singer Ila Arun as a highlight of shooting for a new film.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Bankrupt DHFL's promoters barred from securities market
Mumbai, Sep 23 (IANS) The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has barred Dewan Housing Finance Corp Ltd's (DHFL) promoters, the Wadhawans, from accessing the securities market and dealing in securities, for norm violations and fraudulent transactions.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
IMF to restrict short-term borrowings for Pakistan
Islamabad, Sep 23 (IANS) The cash-strapped economy of Pakistan is going to take another restricting hit, this time by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) as it looks towards furthering the constraints on short-term borrowings for filling the budgetary gap which has arisen from the forecast that Pakistan's gross financing needs would be up to 1.5 per cent higher than its gross domestic product in comparison to the previous estimates.
2020-09-23
Category: International, Pakistan,National
K'taka rejects probe into COVID purchases, Oppn walks out of House
Bengaluru, Sep 23 (IANS) After the opposition demand for a judicial inquiry into procurements made during the COVID-19 pandemic was rejected, opposition Congress lawmakers led by Siddaramaiah walked out of the Assembly in protest on Wednesday.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Future of Indian cricket bright, says ex-UAE captain
Dubai, Sep 23 (IANS/GloFans) After his dream Indian Premier League (IPL) debut for Royal Challengers Bangalore, Devdut Padikkal has not only become the talking point among Indian fans, but many present and former non-Indian cricketers have acknowledged the 20-year-old player's brilliance with the bat.
2020-09-23
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
CBI raids in WB districts to unearth cattle-smuggling racket
Kolkata, Sep 23 (IANS) Unearthing a cattle-smuggling racket, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Wednesday conducted several raids at least 15 different locations across West Bengal.
2020-09-23
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Facebook summons: SC cites dichotomy in Delhi house panel's stand
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Wednesday pointed out the dichotomy in the stand of the Delhi Assembly panel regarding the summons sent to Facebook India Vice President Ajit Mohan seeking his presence before it in connection with the Delhi riots, and its arguments in the court.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Kansai Nerolac strengthens association with SRH
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Kansai Nerolac Paints Ltd. (KNPL), a leading industrial and decorative paint manufacturing company in India, will continue its association with Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) for the IPL. Nerolac said it will feature on the "lead side of the teams helmet and cap."
2020-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Jeff Bezos to open first nonprofit preschool in October
San Francisco, Sep 23 (IANS) Amazon Founder and CEO Jeff Bezos will open his first nonprofit preschool for underserved children in October.
2020-09-23
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Education
Left India even before case was filed against me: Mehul Choksi tells HC
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) The Delhi High Court was on Wednesday informed that PNB loan scam case accused diamentarian Mehul Choksi left India prior to the registration of a case against him and hence his not being in India should not be read against him.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Ankita Lokhande shares her secret to happiness
Mumbai, Sep 23 (IANS) Actress Ankita Lokhande has shared her mantra to be happy.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
NCB summons to Deepika, Shraddha, Sara in drugs-related case linked to SSR death
Mumbai, Sep 23 (IANS) In a major development, the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) on Wednesday said that it has summoned Bollywood actors Deepika Padukone, Sara Ali Khan, Shraddha Kapoor and Rakul Preeet Singh for questioning in a drug-related case.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Ranveer Singh: Dream is to help secure better future for the deaf in India
Mumbai, Sep 23 (IANS) Actor Ranveer Singh has pledged to constantly work with the deaf community, and he says his biggest dream is to help secure a better future for the community in India.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
CBI raids 15 locations in illegal cattle trade case
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) The CBI on Wednesday carried out searches at 15 locations in Delhi, West Bengal, Chhattisgarh, Uttar Pradesh and Punjab, including the residence of Border Security Force (BSF) Commandant Satish Kumar, in an illegal cross-border cattle trade case.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
FB, YouTube, Twitter ink pact with advertisers on hate speech
San Francisco, Sep 23 (IANS) After months of intensive talks with major advertisers, Facebook, YouTube and Twitter have agreed to adopt a common set of definitions for hate speech and other harmful content, the Global Alliance for Responsible Media (GARM) said on Wednesday.
2020-09-23
Category: International, Costa Rica,Politics,Technology
Samsung Display wins nod for quantum dot displays
Seoul, Sep 23 (IANS) South Korea's industry ministry on Wednesday approved Samsung Display Co's bid to penetrate deeper into the quantum-dot industry and break away from traditional liquid-crystal display (LCD) products.
2020-09-23
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
J'khand Education Min gifts cars to class 10 & 12 toppers
Ranchi, Sep 23 (IANS) Jharkhand Education Minister Jagarnath Mahto and Assembly Speaker Rabindra Nath Mahato handed over Alto cars to the toppers of class 10 and 12.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Bihar,National,Education
LG patents new device with OLED rollable display
Seoul, Sep 23 (IANS) South Korea-based LG Electronics has patented a new device that features a unique design with a rollable display.
2020-09-23
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
Acer India signs Sonu Sood as brand ambassador
Bengaluru, Sep 23 (IANS) Taiwanese electronics major Acer on Wednesday announced Bollywood actor Sonu Sood, who helped thousands of people during the Covid-19 pandemic, as its brand ambassador in India.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Karnataka,Technology
Gwyneth Paltrow opens up on co-parenting with ex-husband Chris Martin
Los Angeles, Sep 23 (IANS) Actress Gwyneth Paltrow says co-parenting with her former husband Chris Martin is not as good as it looks at times.
2020-09-23
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
Modi to inaugurate Atal Tunnel on Oct 3, CM reviews preparations
Shimla, Sep 23 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the strategic Atal Tunnel, earlier known as the Rohtang tunnel, on October 3 in Kullu district, ahead of which Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur reviewed the preparations on Wednesday.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Politics
No guarantee any Covid vaccine in development will work: WHO Chief
Geneva, Sep 23 (IANS) World Health Organisation (WHO) chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has said that the top health organisation has no guarantee whether any single Covid-19 vaccine now in development will work.
2020-09-23
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,National,Health/Medicine
Rapper Divine out with new track titled 'Punya Paap'
Mumbai, Sep 23 (IANS) Rapper Divine, has come up with his new track, Punya Paap. The number features in his new album of the same name.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Reconstitute panel to study Indian culture: Palaniswami to PM
Chennai, Sep 23 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami on Wednesday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to reconstitute the expert committee set up by the Ministry of Culture to study the origin and evolution of Indian culture during the past 12 millennia.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Rapper Divine out with new track titled 'Punya Paap'
Mumbai, Sep 23 (IANS) Rapper Divine, has come up with his new track, Punya Paap. The number features in his new album of the same name.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Haryana Police stops protesting Punjab farmers with water cannons
Chandigarh, Sep 23 (IANS) Haryana Police on Wednesday used water cannons to disperse farmers from Punjab, led by two Lok Insaaf Party legislators, as they were heading to Delhi to protest against the three agriculture Bills.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Liv Tyler quits '9-1-1: Lone Star'
Los Angeles, Sep 23 (IANS) Actress Liv Tyler will not be returning in the second season of her drama series, 9-1-1: Lone Star, reportedly due to uncertainty regarding international travel owing to the ongoing pandemic.
2020-09-23
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Delhi Police gear up for 'snap demos' by farmers, tighten security
New Delhi, Sep 23 ( IANS ) The Delhi Police have geared up for 'snap demonstrations' by farmers' bodies, especially in the national capital, amid the ongoing protests against the Centre's farm bills.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Punjab to fill 8,393 posts of pre-primary teachers
Chandigarh, Sep 23 (IANS) The Punjab Cabinet on Wednesday approved the filling of 8,393 posts of pre-primary teachers with the aim to make government pre-primary schools more competitive vis-a-vis private institutions and increase student enrolment.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Punjab,National,Education,Politics
Punjab Cabinet nod to setting up Vigilance Commission
Chandigarh, Sep 23 (IANS) The Punjab Cabinet on Wednesday approved the proposal to set up a multi-member state Vigilance Commission for more transparency and to check corruption among public servants.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
'Black laws' will ruin farming community, says Sidhu
Amritsar, Sep 23 (IANS) Cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu, who has been lying low since his resignation as Punjab Minister in July last year, on Wednesday hit the streets of his hometown to resume his connect with the people by launching a protest against the "black" farm laws passed by the Parliament.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
'Immediate restart of mining crucial to save Goa's economy'
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Immediate resumption of Goa's mining industry is crucial now to save the state's economy and revive the livelihood of over 3 lakh people who are directly and indirectly dependent on it for survival.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Doctor who risked his life to save patient is off ECMO, recovering (Covid Heroes)
Chennai, Sep 23 (IANS) Surat-based Dr Sanket Mehta, himself a Covid-19 patient who had risked his life by removing his oxygen support to intubate another elderly patient, is now off ECMO and is recovering, according to a private hospital here.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine
Kumar Sanu returns with a single that urges people to listen to their hearts
Mumbai, Sep 23 (IANS) Singer Kumar Sanu is back with a new song that urges people to take a break from stress and listen to their hearts.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
DGCA asked to keep breath alcohol test in abeyance due to Covid fear
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Keeping in mind the elevated risk of Covid -19 virus transmission due to the order, pilots have asked the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) to keep in abeyance the order on mandatory breath alcohol testing for 100 per cent of crewmembers operating international flights.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Would Kashmir's Pashmina be only seen in Empress Josephine's wardrobe?
Srinagar, Sep 23 (IANS) Kashmir's Pashmina shawl has a centuries-old reputation and Emperor Napoleon presenting a gown made of Pashmina yarn to his queen Josephine is just one of the myriad stories eulogising the famed handwoven garment.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National
India successfully tests laser-guided anti-tank missile
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) India has successfully tested a laser-guided anti-tank missile, primarily designed to destroy heavily-armoured military vehicles, the Defence Ministry said on Wednesday.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Sandalwood drugs case: Actor Diganth questioned again
Bengaluru, Sep 23 (IANS) Kannada actor Diganth Manchale on Wednesday once again appeared before the Central Crime Branch (CCB) of the Bengaluru Police for questioning in connection with a case related to alleged drug abuse in Sandalwood.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Karnataka,Cinema/Showbiz,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Southern Cinema
Deepika Padukone memes flood internet after NCB summons her manager
Mumbai, Sep 23 (IANS) Social media has been flooded with memes and trolls targeting actress Deepika Padukone, after it was reported that her manager has been summoned by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB), as part of investigation into the drug angle in the Sushant Singh Rajput death case.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
People with 'silent' Covid-19 may have key role in spread
Seoul, Sep 23 (IANS) People with 'silent' or asymptomatic Covid-19 infection have as much coronavirus in their noses and throats as those with symptoms, warn researchers.
2020-09-23
Category: International, South Korea,National,Health/Medicine
Pioneer launches 3 new car AV receivers with built-in Alexa
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Japanese car infotainment manufacturer Pioneer on Wednesday announced the launch of three new car audio-video receivers with built-in Alexa in India.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Two Mumbai watchmen drown in flooded lift
Mumbai, Sep 23 (IANS) In a shocking incident, two security guards trapped in a flooded lift in a Mumbai building drowned while struggling to open its door, a police official said here on Wednesday.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
TV star Disha Parmar tests Covid positive
Mumbai , Sep 23 (IANS) Television actress Disha Parmar has tested Covid positive. The actress confirmed the news on Instagram.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
No coercive step against Facebook VP, Delhi house panel to SC
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) A Delhi Assembly panel on Wednesday assured the Supreme Court that no coercive step is intended against Facebook India Vice President Ajit Mohan, who has moved the apex court, questioning its powers to summon him.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,Technology,Immigration/Law/Rights
Honoured to be part of PM Modi's Fit India Dialogue: Kohli
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli has stated that he is honoured to be part of the Fit India Dialogue -- being organised to celebrate the first anniversary of the Fit India Movement -- where he will be interacting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with other renowned fitness influencers on Thursday.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket,Other Sports
Changing alliances set the tone for Bihar polls
Patna, Sep 23 (IANS) Political parties in Bihar are busy chalking out strategies for the Assembly elections which are likely to be held in October-November this year though the Election Commission (EC) has not yet announced the poll dates.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
IPL: Mitchell Marsh ruled out, SRH call Jason Holder as replacement
Dubai, Sep 23 (IANS) SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) all-rounder Mitchell Marsh has been ruled out of the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL) edition following an ankle injury he sustained during their season opener against Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB). He will be replaced by West Indies all-rounder Jason Holder.
2020-09-23
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
TN Minister's PA 'kidnapped', released
Chennai, Sep 23 (IANS) A Personal Assistant of Tamil Nadu's Animal Husbandry Minister Udumalai K Radhakrishnan was allegedly kidnapped on Wednesday but released later on by his abductors, following which a probe has been launched.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
BJP's core committee meeting discusses law and order in Bengal
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) The strategy for the upcoming Assembly polls was discussed in the BJP's West Bengal core committee meeting held on Wednesday at the residence of BJP national president J.P. Nadda.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
APSRTC to operate buses at full capacity with no standees
Amaravati, Sep 23 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (APSRTC) will operate its buses at full capacity from Wednesday, subject to wearing of masks by all passengers, but without any standees.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Youth Cong's tractor rally in Panipat against Farm Bills
Panipat, Sep 23 (IANS) The Indian Youth Congress (IYC) took out a tractor rally in Haryana's Panipat on Wednesday to protest against the Narendra Modi government over the Farm Bills passed by Parliament, describing it as anti-farmer and anti-worker.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Haryana,National,Politics
Lower zinc levels in blood may up death risk in Covid patients
London, Sep 23 (IANS) In a major study, researchers have found that having a lower level of zinc in the blood is associated with a poorer outcome in patients with Covid-19.
2020-09-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,National,Health/Medicine
Pooja Bhatt: As someone who drank openly, I chose to recover openly
Mumbai, Sep 23 (IANS) In a long Instagram post, actress-filmmaker Pooja Bhatt talks of how she combated drinking issues, highlighting why speaking up about addiction is an act of courage.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Zimbabwe Cricket gets govt's approval for limited-overs Pak tour
Harare, Sep 23 (IANS) The Zimbabwe government on Wednesday granted permission to the country's cricket board to send the national men's team to tour Pakistan for a limited-overs series in October-November.
2020-09-23
Category: International, Zimbabwe,Sports,Cricket
Accenture to acquire tech-driven sales firm N3
San Francisco, Sep 23 (IANS) Global professional services company Accenture will acquire N3, a tech-driven sales and demand-generation firm that helps clients drive sales growth in an increasingly virtual environment, the company said, without disclosing the financial terms of the acquisition.
2020-09-23
Category: International, Costa Rica,Business/Economy,Technology
Feeling the heat, Vijayan may take legal action against media
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 23 (IANS) After facing the heat from the media in various high profile cases, the ruling Pinarayi Vijayan government decided at a state cabinet meeting on Wednesday to take action against the mediapersons.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
31 farmer bodies in Punjab call for lockdown
Chandigarh, Sep 23 (IANS) In a first-of-its-kind show of solidarity, 31 farmer organisations in Punjab cut across party lines on Wednesday to announce a joint statewide protest to be held on September 25 against the farm Bills passed by both Houses of Parliament.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Urvashi Rautela gives a peek into her role in Telugu film 'Black Rose'
Mumbai, Sep 23 (IANS) Urvashi Rautela has given a sneak peek into the character she plays in her upcoming Telugu release, Black Rose, with the first look poster of the film.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion,Lifestyle/Fashion
BRD College to study re-infection of Covid
Gorakhpur (UP), Sep 23 (IANS) The department of microbiology at the Baba Raghav Das (BRD) Medical College in Gorakhpur will now conduct a research on patients who have a second Coronavirus infection after testing negative for Covid-19.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Kajol writes of her 'warrior' mother as Tanuja turns 77
Mumbai, Sep 23 (IANS) Veteran actress Tanuja turned 77 on Wednesday. To mark her birthday her daughter, actress Kajol, posted a special note on social media.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Two-year extension of GST compensation cess levy likely to cover shortfall in tax collection
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) The GST Council is likely to approve a two-year extension of compensation cess levy on goods and services to allow Centre to pay entire shortfall in GST tax collection by states expected till June 2022.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Source of tar ball menace traced to Bombay High: Goa Minister
Panaji, Sep 23 (IANS) The source of tar balls -- sticky blobs generated from waste oil spilled into the sea -- which mar Goa's beaches during and after the monsoons, is essentially oil discharged at Bombay High, a floating oil field off Mumbai, Goa's Environment Minister Nilesh Cabral said on Wednesday.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Goa,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Japanese cos Mitsui, Nisso acquire 56% stake in Bharat Insecticides
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Bharat Insecticides Ltd (BIL) is now associated with Mitsui & Co and Nippon Soda Co as both the Japanese conglomerates have jointly acquired a majority stake in the Indian agrochemical products maker.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Karachi horror: Alleged rapists offer job to survivor after assault
Islamabad, Sep 23 (IANS) One of the three men allegedly involved in kidnapping and gang-raping a 22-year-old woman gave her "an influential" person's phone number to contact if she needed a job, police said on Wednesday, while quoting the survivor's statement.
2020-09-23
Category: International, Pakistan,International
Protesters rally at Chinese Embassy in Kathmandu against encroachment (Ld)
Kathmandu, Sep 23 (IANS) A spontaneous protest erupted in front of the Chinese Embassy in Nepal's capital Kathmandu on Wednesday afternoon over encroachment of the Himalayan nation's territory by China in north-western part of Humla district.
2020-09-23
Category: International, Nepal,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
ShareChat adds $14 mn to its ESOP pool
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Homegrown social media platform ShareChat on Wednesday announced an additional $14 million ESOP pool to reward its employees.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
IPL rules: A ban plays havoc with players' career, says Neeraj Kumar
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Any player, player support personnel or match official will be banned for up to three IPL matches and will be fined Rs 5 lakh if that person thrice breaches rules that bar carrying any mobile device, laptop computer, static/landline, or similar telephone capable of making calls in the Players and Match Officials Areas (PMOA) during IPL matches.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Iconic Coffee House tweaks menu to include 'Kadha'
Lucknow, Sep 23 (IANS) The iconic Coffee House in Lucknow, whose clientele includes litterateur, politicians, playwrights and the creme de la creme of the Uttar Pradesh capital, has tweaked its menu to suit Covid times.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society
RS adjourned sine die amid opposition boycott
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) After the completion of its legislative business, the Rajya Sabha was on Wednesday adjourned sine die even as the opposition continued to boycott the session on the third consecutive day after the suspension of eight lawmakers over Sunday's pandemonium.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Farmers' delegation meets Yogi with problems
Lucknow, Sep 23 (IANS) A delegation of Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU), on Wednesday, met UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath in Lucknow to discuss the problems of farmers.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
RLDA invites e-bids for leasing railway land parcel in Chennai
Chennai, Sep 23 (IANS) The Rail Land Development Authority (RLDA) has floated a Request for Proposal (RFP) for leasing a land parcel of 3,700 square meter in East Tambaram in Chennai.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy
NIA sleuths found secret arms manufacturing unit at Abu Sufian's residence: Sources
K0olkata, Sep 23 (IANS) The National Investigation Agency (NIA) sleuths have found a secret arms manufacturing unit at Abu Sufiyan's residence at Raninagar in Domkal subdivision of West Bengal's Murshidabad district, sources said.
2020-09-23
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Terrorism
Husband sells land, buys elephant to fulfil wife's dream
Dhaka, Sep 23 (IANS) The best thing to hold onto in life is each other and this was manifested by a Bangladeshi man for his wife.
2020-09-23
Category: International, Bangladesh,International
Flipkart partners with Max Fashion ahead of festive season
Bengaluru, Sep 23 (IANS) E-commerce platform Flipkart on Wednesday said it has partnered with retailer Max Fashion ahead of the upcoming festive season and the annual Big Billion Days.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy,Technology
Tesla plans cheaper $25,000 electric car within 3 years: Musk
San Francisco, Sep 23 (IANS) Elon Musk has said that Tesla plans to produce an electric car with a price tag of $25,000 within the next three years.
2020-09-23
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
SFJ now announces $1 mn grant to farmers for Khalistan support (IANS Exclusive)
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) As thousands of Indian farmers protest against the three contentious agriculture-related Bills passed by Parliament, banned US-based secessionist group Sikhs For Justice (SFJ) is trying to fish in troubled waters, declaring a grant of $1 million for farmers in Punjab and Haryana in lieu of their support for Khalistan.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Terrorism
Bharti Airtel, VIL shares plunge after Jio unleashes postpaid tariff war
Mumbai, Sep 23 (IANS) Shares of telecom majors Bharti Airtel and Vodafone Idea Ltd (VIL) were under pressure on Wednesday after Reliance Jio announced a range of postpaid plans with several benefits, to take on both Airtel and Vodafone Idea in the postpaid segment.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
'Supergirl' to end with season six next year
Los Angeles, Sep 23 (IANS) The Melissa Benoist-starrer superhero series, Supergirl, will conclude with its sixth season, which is expected to premiere in 2021.
2020-09-23
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Odisha discourages Covid-19 test after death
Bhubaneswar, Sep 23 (IANS) The Odisha government has directed hospitals not to conduct Covid-19 test of deceased patients, said an official on Wednesday.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Orissa,National,Health/Medicine
The Indian royals who modelled for first vaccine in the world
London, Sep 23 (IANS) Krishnaraja Wodiyar III was the new ruler of the southern Indian kingdom of Mysore when Devajammani arrived at the royal court in 1805, to marry him. Both of them were 12 years of age.
2020-09-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Diaspora
Playing video games as child may improve working memory later
London, Sep 23 (IANS) In a good news to video game lovers, researchers have found that playing video games as a child can improve working memory years later.
2020-09-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
IPL 13: Sponsors & growing brand valuation boost Delhi Capitals' revenue
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Delhi Capitals have announced that the team has already matched its 2019 revenues, owing to numerous new and existing sponsorship deals.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Record of empty shells must for arms licence holders in Gurugram
Gurugram, Sep 23 (IANS) To curb firing incidents in the city and keep foolproof records of weapons along with shells and empty cartridges, the Gurugram police have made it mandatory for arms licence holders to keep proper records of the use of their firearms.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Sushant 'teared up' on hearing Kedarnath ending
Mumbai, Sep 23 (IANS) Script co-writer Kanika Dhillon of the Sushant Singh Rajput-starrer Kedarnath on Wednesday recalled how the late actor was moved to tears on hearing the ending of the 2018 film.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
After taking VRS, Bihar DGP Pandey may take political plunge
Patna, Sep 23 (IANS) A day after taking voluntary retirement, speculation is rife that Bihars former Director General of Police (DGP) Gupteshwar Pandey may begin his political innings. Though nothing has been finalised yet, Pandey says he will talk to people and plan his journey ahead.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Manali Petrochem to triple propylene glycol production
Chennai, Sep 23 (IANS) Targeting the domestic market for imported propylene glycol, Manali Petrochemicals Ltd. has decided to more than triple its production capacity to 70,000 tonne per annum (tpa) at an outlay of Rs 150 crore, said a top group official.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Business/Economy
Moto E7 Plus with dual rear camera launched in India for Rs 9,499 (Ld)
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Lenovo-owned smartphone brand Motorola on Wednesday launched a new budget smartphone Moto E7 Plus with a dual rear camera setup for Rs 9,499 in the Indian market.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
LS to adjourn sine die, 3 Bills listed on Wednesday
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) As the Lok Sabha is to adjourn sine die on Wednesday, the government has listed three Bills for the Legislative Business of the day to pass it in the ongoing Monsoon Session of Parliament.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Apple iPhone 12 series may arrive on Oct 13: Report
San Francisco, Sep 23 (IANS) Apple that launched new Watch Series 6, Watch SE as well as new iPad Air at a special 'Time Flies event is reportedly gearing up to hold a special event on October 13 to launch the much-awaited iPhone 12 series.
2020-09-23
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Delhi HC seeks Centre's response on plea by BPSL ex-chief against IBC proceedings
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) The Delhi High Court has sought a response from the Centre and others on a petition filed by ex-Chairman of Bhushan Power and Steel Ltd. (BPSL) Sanjay Singal challenging the provisions of personal insolvency proceedings against personal guarantors under the Insolvency & Bankruptcy Code, 2016.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Heavy rain cuts off Bengal-Sikkim highway after landslides
Kolkata, Sep 23 (IANS) Multiple landslides due to heavy rain have resulted in the closing of a stretch of a national highway that connects Sikkim with Darjeeling district of West Bengal, resulting in massive traffic jams, officials said on Wednesday.
2020-09-23
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Environment/Wildlife
Moto E7 Plus with dual rear camera launched in India for Rs 9,49
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Lenovo-owned smartphone brand Motorola on Wednesday launched a new budget smartphone Moto E7 Plus with a dual rear camera setup for Rs 9,499 in the Indian market.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Airtel picks up stake in Cloud analytics startup Waybeo
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Telecom major Bharti Airtel on Wednesday said it has picked up a strategic stake in cloud analytics startup startup Waybeo under the Airtel Startup Accelerator Programme.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Focussing on expressing myself & having a lot of fun this IPL: Stoinis
Dubai, Sep 23 (IANS) Australia all-rounder Marcus Stonis, who played an instrumental role in Delhi Capitals' incredible win over Kings XI Punjab in their opening IPL 2020 encounter, has said that all he wants is to express himself and have a lot of fun throughout this year's tournament.
2020-09-23
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Mumbai school girl aces Indo-Korean quiz contest
Mumbai, Sep 23 (IANS) A 15-year old Mumbai girl Anashruta Ganguly, has bagged the top honour at the 2nd Korea-India Friendship Quiz Contest-2020, an official said here on Wednesday.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National
Ayushmann Khurrana among 5 Indians in Time list of 100 Most Influential People
Mumbai, Sep 23 (IANS) Indian actor Ayushmann Khurrana is in the Time magazine list of 100 Most Influential People this year.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
FIR against 2 UP IPS officer
Lucknow, Sep 23 (IANS) FIRs have been lodged against IPS officers Ajay Pal Sharma and Himanshu Kumar in Meerut for allegedly lobbying for their transfer and posting. They have been booked under the Prevention of Corruption Act.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Protesters rally at Chinese Embassy in Kathmandu against encroachment
Kathmandu, Sep 23 (IANS) A spontaneous protest erupted in front of the Chinese Embassy in national capital Kathmandu on Wednesday afternoon over the encroachment of Nepalese territory by the China in western-northern part of Humla district.
2020-09-23
Category: International, Nepal,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Cultural heritage celebrated at harvest festival in China
Beijing, Sep 23 (IANS) An exploration of cultural heritage was presented at a Chinese harvest festival,
2020-09-23
Category: International, China,Politics
Webley & Scott guns to be manufactured in UP
Lucknow, Sep 23 (IANS) Webley & Scott (W&S), the iconic British firearms manufacturing company, will start blazing its guns in Uttar Pradesh from November when its new unit in Hardoi district becomes functional.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Covid-19 herd immunity may be impractical strategy: Study
New York, Sep 23 (IANS) Achieving herd immunity to Covid-19 is an impractical public health strategy, say researchers, adding that, immunity is not perfect and achieving it through widespread exposure is very unlikely.
2020-09-23
Category: International, United States,National,Health/Medicine
Stakeholder consultations being held for retail trade policy: Goyal
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Union Minister of Commerce and Industry Piyush Goyal on Wednesday said consultations with stakeholders are afoot for the formulation of a National Retail Trade Policy.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Policing a Pandemic: Valour beyond crimson splendour
In his address to the nation, the Prime Minister saluted the corona warriors -- the health workers, who passionately treated the patients and saw to medical care, and the police personnel, who not only, at the risk to their lives, worked round the clock to enforce lockdowns and ensure public safety but also did yeoman's service by cooking and distributing food and medicines among the poor and needy.
2020-09-23
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Opinion/Commentary
Opposition MPs protest in Parliament complex
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) In the wake of passage of three agriculture-related Bills and other proposed legislations, lawmakers of the Congress and other opposition parties on Wednesday continued to protest in the Parliament complex here.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
China pursuing 'Xinjiang-style' forced labour system in Tibet
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) In a shocking revelation, it has been found out that the Chinese government is pursuing a Xinjiang-style system of forced labour in Tibet, a region which, though suffering from suppression, until now has not been subjected to such atrocities.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
SSR case: Producer Madhu Mantena of 'Udta Punjab', 'Queen' fame quizzed by NCB
Mumbai, Sep 23 (IANS) Madhu Mantena Verma, a noted producer, who gave blockbusters like "Udta Punjab" and "Ghajini", deposed before the Narcotics Control Bureau on Wednesday in a drugs related case as the NCB widened its probe into the death of Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Bollywood
Egypt reports 113 new Covid cases
Cairo, Sep 23 (IANS) Egypt reported 113 new Covid-19 cases on Wednesday, pushing the country's total tally to 102,254, said the Health Ministry.
2020-09-23
Category: International, Egypt,Health/Medicine
Feeling of burnout increases among global workforce: Microsoft
San Francisco, Sep 23 (IANS) If youve been feeling overwhelmed at work lately, you are not alone as a new Microsoft study has shown that the pandemic has increased the feeling of burnout at work among about 30 per cent of workers.
2020-09-23
Category: International, Costa Rica,Business/Economy,Technology
Hiten Tejwani to be seen in short film about serial killer
Mumbai, Sep 23 (IANS) Popular actor Hiten Tejwani will soon be seen in a short film titled Unkahee. Directed by Anushree Mehta, the film is a crime thriller.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Covid-19 patients may have higher risk of kidney damage: Study
New York, Sep 23 (IANS) Researchers have found that many hospitalised patients with Covid-19 may face an increased risk for kidney damage or acute kidney injury (AKI), a dreaded complication for those suffering from infection.
2020-09-23
Category: International, United States,National,Health/Medicine
Delhi HC talks tough to govt on lawyers' pending dues
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) The Delhi High Court has warned the government of pronouncing strict orders in case pending bills of public prosecutors regarding their professional fees were not cleared by the next date.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
With 2,296 new cases, Telangana's Covid tally over 1.77L
Hyderabad, Sep 23 (IANS) Telangana continued to log over 2,000 daily Covid cases as the state's tally crossed the 1.77 lakh-mark on Wednesday.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Tibetans in crosshairs of Xi's assault on minorities & entrepreneurs
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Chinese President Xi Jinping is relying on the United Front Work Department (UFWD)-a Mao-era contraption-to tighten his totalitarian grip on Chinas society and economy. On September 16, Xi told the inaugural UFWD conference for private companies that Chinas entrepreneurs must fall in line, and work under the steely stewardship of the Communist Party of China (CPC).
2020-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
India tops up strategic reserves with cheaper crude, saves over $685M
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Taking advantage of low prices in major oil-producing centres in Saudi Arabia and UAE, India has filled up its strategic crude oil reserves to meet its energy needs in times of emergency and saved a neat $685.11 million in the process.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Intensity will increase Oct onwards, team moving in right direction: Lalit
Bengaluru, Sep 23 (IANS) Indian men's hockey team forward Lalit Upadhyay was all-praise for the Belgian attack that imposed a massive 6-1 win against Germany in the recent FIH Hockey Pro League matcht.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Hockey
Andhra CM invites Union Jal Shakti Minister to visit Polavaram
Amaravati/New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y. S. Jagan Mohan Reddy met with Union Minister of Jal Shakti, Gajendra Singh Shekawat, and invited him to visit the Polavaram project on Wednesday.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
4 killed in road accident in UP
Bahraich (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 23 (IANS) Four persons were killed and six injured on Wednesday when the car they were travelling in rammed into a tree on the Bahraich-Sitapur road in Uttar Pradesh, police said.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Lenovo ThinkBook Plus: Blends productivity with multitasking
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Creative professionals and small and mid-sized businesses (SMBs) who have sent most of their workforce home are constantly looking for laptops that do justice with not-extended working hours. The new dual-screen Lenovo ThinkBook Plus ticks all the right boxes when it comes to performing high-density work, while watching some Netflix episodes later in the day.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Tatas may have to reduce equity in TCS, pledge equity in listed cos or allow outside investor
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) With the SP Groups exit, the Tata group will no longer remain the same and will be compelled to reduce its equity holding in TCS, pledge equity of its listed companies against debt or allow an outside investor in Tata Sons.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights
More action in bed recommended after heart attack
Jerusalem, Sep 23 (IANS) Returning to usual levels of sexual activity within a few months after a heart attack is positively associated with long-term survival, say researchers.
2020-09-23
Category: International, Israel,National,Health/Medicine
Kerala Agriculture Minister tests Covid positive
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 23 (IANS) Kerala State Agriculture Minister V. S Sunil Kumar on Wednesday became the third Minister to test positive for Covid-19.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
Sterling & Wilson shares up 20% over SP Group's exit from Tata Sons
Mumbai, Sep 23 (IANS) Shares of Shapoorji Pallonji Group company, Sterling & Wilson Solar, surged 20 per cent after the group announced that it will end its ties with Tata Sons.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Reliance Retail asset monetization picks up pace
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Retail asset monetization is picking up pace as private equity firm KKR announced a Rs 55.5 billion ($ 0.75 billion) investment in Reliance Retail for a 1.28 per cent stake implying a pre-money equity value of $57 billion.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Mumbai paralysed mid-week, clobbered with 36 cm rain (Ld)
Mumbai, Sep 23 (IANS) As Mumbai slept, heavy rains clobbered the city and surroundings all night, seriously disrupting road and rail traffic, besides hitting the movement of people manning essential services in the morning, officials said here on Wednesday.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Environment/Wildlife
Andhra CM discusses state's issues with Shah
Amaravati/New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Wednesday met with Union Home Minister Amit Shah for the second time during his Delhi tour and discussed issues related to the state's development, official sources said.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Now China encroaches upon Nepal territory
Kathmandu, Sep 23 (IANS) After India, China is now embroiled in a fresh boundary dispute with Nepal in its remote Humla district that is close to the Nepal-Tibet border.
2020-09-23
Category: International, Nepal,National,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
IPL: Shubman Gill focal point of KKR batting unit, feels Styris
Abu Dhabi, Sep 23 (IANS) Shubman Gill is a "terrific" batsman and is the focal point of the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) batting unit, feels former New Zealand cricketer Scott Styris.
2020-09-23
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Arctic gets greener due to rising temperature
Washington, Sep 23 (IANS) Parts of the Arctic region have become greener due to increased plant growth stimulated by warmer air and soil temperatures, says a study that used satellite images to track global tundra ecosystems over decades.
2020-09-23
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech,Environment/Wildlife
HP expands All-in-One PC portfolio for modern consumers in India
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) PC and printer HP on Wednesday introduced a new range of All-in-One (AIOs) desktop computers -- HP AIO 24 and HP Pavilion AIO 27 -- to redefine computing experiences for the modern consumers in India.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Helping Indian SMEs to achieve scale (Column: Behind Infra Lines)
As the Indian economy deals with the economic impact of the Corona induced slowdown, an opportunity to make constructive changes to the economic policies has arisen.
2020-09-23
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Opinion/Commentary
Was numbers game behind Sunday ruckus in RS?
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Was the numbers game responsible for the ruckus witnessed in the Rajya Sabha on Sunday over the two agriculture-related contentious Bills? That could be the case, if one were to believe the opposition, even though the government asserted that it had the required numbers.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,National
Disney+ arrives on Google Assistant-enabled smart displays
San Francisco, Sep 23 (IANS) Google has announced that Disney+ voice commands are now available on a selection of Google Assistant-enabled Smart Displays, like Nest Hub and Nest Hub Max, in select markets around the globe.
2020-09-23
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Woman Covid patient commits suicide in Shimla
Shimla, Sep 23 (IANS) A 54-year-old woman Covid-19 patient allegedly committed suicide in the state-run hospital in the Himachal Pradesh capital on Wednesday, the police said.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Indian expat in UAE set to fly back home after 20 years
Sharjah, Sep 23 (IANS) An Indian expatriate cannot believe that he can finally go home after 20 years, with Dh750,000 of fine waived off by Sharjah authorities.
2020-09-23
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Diaspora
Uzbekistan to introduce national identity cards
Tashkent, Sep 23 (IANS) Uzbekistan will start introducing national identity cards from January 2021 as part of a state strategy to develop digital economy and information technology, a presidential decree said Wednesday.
2020-09-23
Category: International, Uzbekistan,Politics
How Amitabh Bachchan inspired 'Khaali Peeli' director Maqbool Khan
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Filmmaker Maqbool Khan, who directs the upcoming Ishaan Khatter-Ananya Panday starrer Khaali Peeli, says it was veteran actor Amitabh Bachchan who inspired him to enter the world of films.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Bharat Biotech inks deal with Washington varsity for intranasal Covid vax
Hyderabad, Sep 23 (IANS) Leading vaccine maker Bharat Biotech on Wednesday announced a licensing agreement with Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis for a novel chimp-adenovirus, single dose intranasal vaccine for Covid-19.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Andreescu pulls out of French Open, to miss remainder of 2020 season
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) World number seven Bianca Andreescu has pulled out of the upcoming French Open Grand Slam and will take the rest of the season off to focus on her health and training.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Tennis
West Ham United manager, two players test positive for Covid-19
London, Sep 23 (IANS) Premier League club West Ham United have confirmed that head coach David Moyes and two players - Issa Diop and Josh Cullen have tested positive for Covid-19.
2020-09-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Affluent Indians lead food delivery market recovery: Zomato CEO
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) In a sign that Indians are now no more afraid of ordering food despite a surge in caseloads, Zomato on Wednesday revealed that the food delivery sector has recovered to (and even grown beyond) pre-Covid levels in a number of large pockets of the country, led by some of the most affluent residential areas in the country.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Gurugram Sadar Bazar to be 'vehicle-free zone'
Gurugram, Sep 23 (IANS) The Municipal Corporation of Gurugram (MCG) and the Gurugram Metropolitan Development Authority (GMDA) are working on a plan to make Sadar Bazar, one of the most congested market places in the town, a 'no vehicle zone'.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Haryana,National,Politics
IOB manager in TN who said 'Hindi must for loan', transferred
Chennai, Sep 23 (IANS) At a time when major political parties in Tamil Nadu allege that the Central government is imposing Hindi, a doctor in Ariyalur district alleged that he was denied a loan by the Indian Overseas Bank (IOB) Manager 'for not knowing the North Indian language'.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Men's hockey analytical coach quits, SAI yet to accept resignation
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Indian men's hockey team analytical coach Chris Ciriello has resigned from his post, a Sports Authority of India (SAI) source said on Wednesday. SAI, with which the Australian has signed the contract, is yet to accept the resignation.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Hockey
Global Covid-19 cases top 31.5mn: Johns Hopkins
Washington, Sep 23 (IANS) The overall number of global coronavirus cases has topped 31.5 million, while the deaths have increased to more than 969,000, according to the Johns Hopkins University.
2020-09-23
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
RS passes FCRA Bill amid opposition boycott
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha on Wednesday passed a Bill sans opposition making Aadhaar mandatory for registration of organisations receiving foreign funds, and also to give the government powers to stop utilisation of foreign funds by an organisation through a "summary enquiry".
2020-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Qualcomm announces Snapdragon 750G chip with 5G connectivity
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Global chipmaker Qualcomm has announced Snapdragon 750G 5G Mobile Platform that enables global 5G connectivity with HDR gaming and on-device AI.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Listen to centre of Milky Way, 'Pillars of Creation'
Washington, Sep 23 (IANS) People can now 'listen' to the centre of the Milky Way as observed in X-ray, optical and infrared light, thanks to a new project which used sonification to turn astronomical images from Chandra and other telescopes into sound.
2020-09-23
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
Pak again violates LoC ceasefire at Poonch
Jammu, Sep 23 (IANS) Pakistan on Wednesday continued with its unprovoked firing and shelling at Indian positions on the Line of Control (LoC) in J&K's Poonch district for the 5th consecutive day.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Chaitanya Tamhane on his film 'The Disciple' winning at Venice, Toronto
Mumbai, Sep 23 (IANS) Filmmaker Chaitanya Tamhane is a happy man lately. His second feature film, The Disciple, has won at two of the biggest film festivals on the planet. The director says the accolades act as an important achievement for the independent film movement in India.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Afghan army defused 4,776 improvised bombs, landmines in six months : Ministry
Kabul, Sep 23 (IANS) The Afghan National Army (ANA) has during the past six months discovered and defused 4,776 improvised bombs and landmines planted by militants, the Defense Ministry said on Wednesday.
2020-09-23
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Bengaluru violence: NIA's special team to grill SDPI functionaries
Bengaluru, Sep 23 (IANS) Taking over the probe in the Bengaluru violence case, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) is all set to interrogate SDPI leader Muzamil Pasha and his close associates for allegedly "instigating the mobs" that triggered the violence in the state.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Ankita Raina enters 2nd round of French Open qualifiers
Paris, Sep 23 (IANS) India's Ankita Raina earned a hard-fought win against Jovana Jovic of Serbia to progress to the second round of the French Open qualifiers.
2020-09-23
Category: International, France,Sports,Tennis
5.4-magnitude quake hits South Shetland Islands
Beijing, Sep 23 (IANS) An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.4 jolted South Shetland Islands, the US Geological Survey said.
2020-09-23
Category: International, China,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Sensex in green, RIL stocks surges nearly 3% (Ld)
Mumbai, Sep 23 (IANS) The key Indian equity indices traded in the green on Wednesday morning with the BSE Sensex surging as high of 405 points.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
15 kids among 35 killed in Thane building
Thane (Maharashtra), Sep 23 (IANS) The overnight death toll in the building crash in Maharashtra's Bhiwandi town shot up to 35 with 10 more bodies recovered from the debris as the search for more victims continues after over 48 hours, officials said here on Wednesday.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
S.Korea: New Covid cases bounce back to over 100 on clusters
Seoul, Sep 23 (IANS) South Korea's daily new Covid-19 cases rebounded to over 100 on Wednesday, snapping three consecutive days of a two-digit rise, as sporadic cluster infections, coupled with untraceable cases, continued to pop up across the country.
2020-09-23
Category: International, South Korea,Health/Medicine
As CBI knocks on 'Life Mission', Kerala CM announces probe
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 23 (IANS) Finally, after close to two months, the Pinarayi Vijayan government in Kerala on Wednesday decided to order a Vigilance probe into the 'Life Mission' project.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
China rejects US' 'baseless' accusations: Chinese envoy
United Nations, Sep 23 (IANS) Beijing has firmly rejected baseless accusations heaped on by the US during the General Debate of the UN General Assembly, and China's UN envoy has said it will exercise its right of reply in accordance with the rules of the assembly to state its solemn position.
2020-09-23
Category: International, United States,Politics
Nokia launches 2 affordable smartphones
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) The HMD Global-owned smartphone maker Nokia has launched two new budget smartphones Nokia 2.4 and Nokia 3.4 in Europe.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
India with over 56L Covid cases, goes past 90K deaths
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) India's tally on Wednesday crossed 56 lakh cases following a spike of 83,347 fresh coronavirus infections reported in 24 hours, according to data from the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Apple's exclusive online store goes live in India
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) The first Apple Store Online went live in India on Tuesday, offering a full range of products, support and premium experience to consumers and the large aspirational fan base across the country, including trading old phones for a new iPhone.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
International flights from UP's Kushinagar by Diwali
Lucknow, Sep 23 (IANS) Chief minister Yogi Adityanath has announced the start of international flights from the Kushinagar airport by Deepawali.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Agra B.Tech student ends life
Agra, Sep 23 (IANS) A 21-year-old B. Tech student in Agra has allegedly shot himself to death using his father's licensed revolver. However, no suicide note has been recovered.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
TikTok purges 37.6mn troublesome videos from India
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Chinese short video-making app TikTok purged more than 104.5 million videos from its platform in the first half of this year (the pre-ban period) for violating its community guidelines and majority were from India at 37.68 million.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Rs to adjourn sine die on Wednesday
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) A week ahead of schedule, the Rajya Sabha is set to adjourn on Wednesday after the government business is complete, considering the safety of parliamentarians in view of the rising number of Covid-19 cases across the country.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Ex-MP Ateeq Ahmad's Rs 30cr property demolished in Prayagraj
Prayagraj (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 23 (IANS) A joint team of the Prayagraj Development Authority (PDA), district administration and police, demolished a house belonging to former parliamentarian Atiq Ahmed here as part of its drive against the jailed mafia don's unauthorized properties.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Makes no sense to me: Gambhir slams Dhoni's decision to bat at No. 7
Sharjah, Sep 23 (IANS) Former Indian opener Gautam Gambhir believes MS Dhoni should have batted at the top of the order during Chennai Super Kings' 16-run loss to Rajasthan Royals in their Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 clash.
2020-09-23
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
US House passes legislation to keep federal govt running
Washington, Sep 23 (IANS) The US House of Representatives on Tuesday night passed Legislation to keep the federal government running until December 11.
2020-09-23
Category: International, United States,Politics
Dalit farmer in UP beheaded for not sharing water
Badaun (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 23 (IANS) In a shocking incident, a Dalit farmer was beheaded in Uttar Pradesh because he refused to share water for irrigation with another farmer. The police have arrested the accused.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
IPL 13: Record 33 sixes hit in CSK vs RR clash in Sharjah
Sharjah, Sep 23 (IANS) A total of 33 sixes were hit during the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 clash between Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals which the Steve Smith-led side won at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium.
2020-09-23
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Markets open in green
Mumbai, Sep 23 (IANS) The 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex) on Wednesday opened on a positive note.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
After FB, Twitter announces new measures to empower US voters
San Francisco, Sep 23 (IANS) After Facebook, Twitter has announced new measures to empower more people to join in the conversation, participate confidently and make their voices heard before the US presidential election on November 3.
2020-09-23
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Politics
Film city euphoria fails to bring cheer to Covid-hit Agra region
Agra, Sep 23 (IANS) Amid the announcement by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath to set up the biggest film city in India in Greater Noida, that will have a ripple effect on the adjoining Braj mandal, the grim reality of Covid-19 infection spreading its tentacles in the region, has subdued the euphoria.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Germany women & Belgium men victorious on FIH Hockey Pro League return
Dusseldorf, Sep 23 (IANS) The FIH Hockey Pro League made a return after six months with Germany women and Belgium men registering victories in double headers between the neighbouring nations.
2020-09-23
Category: International, Germany,Sports,Hockey
Google unveils new Web Stories for WordPress for creators
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Google has allowed creators to make and publish more compelling and more visually-appealing stories with the new Web Stories for WordPress plugin.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Hollywood star John Cusack on his interest in India, Kashmir
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Hollywood star John Cusack says he got closer to knowing and understanding India during his pursuit to understand the world in a better way.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
KKR to invest Rs 5,500 cr in Reliance Retail ventures
Mumbai, Sep 23 (IANS) Reliance Industries Limited on Wednesday announced that global investment firm KKR will invest Rs 5,550 crore into its subsidiary Reliance Retail Ventures Limited to pick up 1.28 per cent equity in the company.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Muslim education in India: Need for private and public sector investment (Comment)
Eminent columnist Swaminathan A. Aiyar called upon Wakf boards and wealthy Muslims to finance the development of "a string of world-class education institutions" that would attract foreign students and Indian Hindus as well. His article was written in response to Member of Parliament Asaduddin Owaisi's recommendation for "government scholarships for all" to deal with the "literacy and attendance gaps" of Muslims and other communities.
2020-09-23
Category: International, Brazil,National,Opinion/Commentary
Brazilian government approves return of fans to stadiums
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 23 (IANS) Football fans in Brazil could soon return to stadiums on a limited basis, the South American country's health ministry has said.
2020-09-23
Category: International, Brazil,Sports,Football
HMD Global unveils Nokia accessory line-up, enterprise service
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, has introduced a new accessories line-up along with the HMD Connect Pro service for enterprises.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
China pledges carbon neutrality by 2060
United Nations, Sep 23 (IANS) Chinese President Xi Jinping surprised the world by announcing the country will strive to reach carbon neutrality by 2060 and will peak emissions 'by 2030' rather than 'around 2030'.
2020-09-23
Category: International, United States,National
Mexico-Costa Rica football friendly called off
Mexico City, Sep 23 (IANS) An international friendly between Mexico and Costa Rica has been cancelled because of restrictions related to the coronavirus pandemic, the football federations of both countries have said.
2020-09-23
Category: International, Mexico,Sports,Football
Microsoft to take you to office via virtual commute in Teams
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) As the pandemic takes its toll on the well-being of workers globally, Microsoft has announced a unique feature in its video meet app Teams which will take you to office as you used to before the work-from-home scenario, virtually though.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Torrential rains paralyse Mumbai
Mumbai, Sep 23 (IANS) Heavy overnight rains lashed Mumbai and districts in the Mumbai Metropolitan Region, seriously disrupting road and rail traffic, and affecting movement of people manning essential services, officials said here on Wednesday.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Environment/Wildlife
Birthday girl Shalini Pandey hopes the new year is extraordinary
Mumbai, Sep 23 (IANS) Actress Shalini Pandey, who is all set to make her Bollywood debut opposite Ranveer Singh, turned 27 on Wednesday. She hopes that the year ahead turns out to be extraordinary for her.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Children are a very serious audience: Puppeteer Anurupa Roy
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Lamenting that many assume puppetry as simple and for frivolous consumption, and that there seems to be a general assumption that so are children, puppeteer Anurupa Roy stresses that it is important to note that that children are a serious audience and creating for them is far more challenging than it is for adults.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books
Sri Lanka to ensure no nation dominates Indian Ocean: Rajapaksa
United Nation, Sep 23 (IANS) Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has said that his country is against any country dominating the Indian Ocean and that it would stay neutral.
2020-09-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Diplomacy,Politics
8 Covid-19 patients discharged in Chinese mainland
Beijing, Sep 23 (IANS) The National Health Commission said on Wednesday that eight Covid-19 patients were discharged from hospitals after recovery in the Chinese mainland on Tuesday.
2020-09-23
Category: International, China,Health/Medicine
Manoj Bajpayee on turning singer: 'Nobody could think of rapping in Bhojpuri'
Mumbai, Sep 23 (IANS) Actor Manoj Bajpayee is being praised for his rapping skills in the new single, Bambai main ka ba. The song has been very well received and the National Award-winning actor says the reason behind its success is because the track is in a native language and that it deals with the migrant issue.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Digital India bats for Amazon, JioMart, payTM, Byju's: BofA-Survey Monkey
New York, Sep 23 (IANS) A 16-page survey by Bank of America (BofA) identifies Amazon, Jio, payTM and Byju's as the stars that Indian consumers prefer in these times of Covid-19.
2020-09-23
Category: International, United States,International
Falguni Shane Peacock's collection focuses on the new age bride
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANSlife) Designer duo Falguni and Shane Peacock forayed into a full-fledged bridal segment with the launch of their latest couture collection at the digital India Couture Week (ICW), being held digitally for the very first time.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
The future is brighter: Designer Kunal Rawal
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANSlife) Menswear designer Kunal Rawal believes that with online consumption on the rise, Indian couture will also move ahead globally. He says "India has the richest heritage when it comes to couture and its future is getting brighter".
2020-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
US stocks rebound on Fed reassurance
New York, Sep 23 (IANS) US stocks climbed on Tuesday on policy reassurance from a top Fed official following losses in the previous three sessions.
2020-09-23
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy
Now travel by plane if you don't get a confirmed railway seat
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Railofy, a Mumbai-based start-up, has launched India's first 'Waitlist and RAC Protection' service, aimed towards tackling the problems faced by the passengers travelling by trains after being put on the waiting list.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society
Putin urges to remove barriers to medical cooperation
Moscow, Sep 23 (IANS) Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday called for the removal of barriers to cooperation between countries in the field of medicine.
2020-09-23
Category: International, Russian Federation,Health/Medicine,Politics
Gujarat assembly passes Industrial Disputes Act (Amendment Bill) 2020
Gandhinagar, Sep 23 (IANS) The Gujarat State Assembly on Tuesday gave its nod to the Amendment Bill on the earlier passed Industrial Disputes Amendment Ordinance in July, which allowed industrial units having up to 300 employees to lay off its employees without getting prior approval of the government.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Israel reports 2,445 new Covid-19 cases; 193,374 in total
Jerusalem, Sep 23 (IANS) Israel's Ministry of Health reported 2,445 new Covid-19 cases on Tuesday, bringing the total confirmed cases to 193,374.
2020-09-23
Category: International, Israel,Health/Medicine
Scolded at home, 11-yr-old sets off for Haridwar on bicycle
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) An 11-year-old boy went on to put Delhi police on its toes when he set off for Haridwar on his bicycle just because his mother scolded him. His parents approached the police at South Rohini police station, and a case of kidnapping was registered on Friday night.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Human Interest/Society
Payal Ghosh files FIR against Anurag Kashyap for rape, wrongful restrain, other charges
Mumbai, Sep 23 (IANS) Actress Payal Ghosh has filed an FIR against filmmaker Anurag Kashyap at Versova Police Station. Charges against Kashyap in the FIR include rape, wrongful restrain, wrongful confinement and outraging modesty of a woman.
2020-09-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
US Covid-19 deaths top 200,000
New York, Sep 23 (IANS) US Covid-19 deaths surpassed 200,000 on Tuesday, according to the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University.
2020-09-23
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Have worked hard on fitness, power hitting: Samson
Sharjah, Sep 23 (IANS) Sanju Samson said that he has worked hard on his power-hitting in recent months. Samson played a starring role in Rajasthan Royals' 16-run win over Chennai Super Kings on Tuesday, smashing 74 off 32 balls as RR scored a mammoth 216/7.
2020-09-23
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Samson, Smith, Tewatia shine as Royals stun CSK by 16 runs
Sharjah, Sep 23 (IANS/GloFans) Sanju Samson's blistering 32-ball 74 at No.3, fast bowler Jofra Archer's fireworks with the bat -- he carted four consecutive sixes in the last over -- and leggie Rahul Tewatia's three-wicket burst propelled Rajasthan Royals (RR) to a comfortable 16-run win over Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in an IPL match here on Tuesday.
2020-09-23
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Long gap, 14-day quarantine doesn't help: Dhoni on staying at No.7
Sharjah, Sep 23 (IANS) Mahendra Singh Dhoni said on Tuesday that he decided to stay at number seven, as Chennai Super Kings fell short by 16 runs while chasing Rajsthan Royal's total of 216 runs, due to the long gap the 39-year-old wicketkeeper-batsman had before the ongoing season of the Indian Premier League (IPL), and also to give Sam Curran more chance higher up the order.
2020-09-23
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
'Over 1.26 cr AB-PMJAY beneficiaries got free treatment in 2 yrs'
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Tuesday chaired 'Aarogya Manthan' 2.0 to celebrate the second anniversary of Ayushman Bharat-Pradhan Mantri Jan Aarogya Yojana (AB-PMJAY), which he called a "historic step".
2020-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Samson blitz helps RR to 16-run win over CSK
Sharjah, Sep 23 (IANS) Sanju Samson's blistering 74, late theatrics from speedster Jofra Archer with the bat -- he carted four consecutive sixes -- and Rahul Tewatia's three-wicket burst propelled Rajasthan Royals (RR) to a comfortable 16-run win over Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in an Indian Premier League (IPL) match here on Tuesday.
2020-09-23
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
IESA seeks policy measures to boosts energy storage
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The India Energy Storage Alliance (IESA) has emphasised the importance of policy incentives, business leadership, skilled workforce, and inter-industry collaboration to make India self-reliant in the energy storage space.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Recoveries outnumber new Covid cases in Karnataka
Bengaluru, Sep 22 (IANS) For the second consecutive day, recoveries at 9,073 were more than 6,974 new Covid cases in Karnataka on Tuesday.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
LS passes J&K Official Languages Bill, 2020
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The Lok Sabha on Tuesday passed the Jammu and Kashmir Official Languages Bill, 2020 with voice vote, allowing Kashmiri, Dogri and Hindi, apart from the existing Urdu and English, to be official languages in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National
Being in House valuable than staying out: Birla advises Oppn
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla on Tuesday requested members of various Opposition parties to maintain their positive support for running the Parliament and advised them that "it is valuable to be inside the House compared to staying outside", sources said.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Andhra to drill borewells for needy farmers under YSR Jala Kala
Amaravati, Sep 22 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh government will drill borewells for needy, small and marginal farmers under YSR Jala Kala programme through Navaratnalu (precious nine) scheme.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Telangana CM, ministers attend wedding of Owaisi's daughter
Hyderabad, Sep 22 (IANS) The marriage of AIMIM chief and Hyderabad MP Asaduddin Owaisi's daughter was held at his residence on Tuesday with a limited number of guests in view of COVID-19 pandemic.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Yediyurappa credits Ananthkumar for BJP's growth in K'taka
Bengaluru, Sep 22 (IANS) Claiming that he became Chief Minister of Karnataka for four times because of H.N. Ananthkumar, B.S. Yediyurappa on Tuesday credited the veteran leader for the ruling BJP's growth in the southern state.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
3 Bulgarians among 5 nabbed in Goa ATM card skimming scam
Panaji, Sep 22 (IANS) Five persons, including three Bulgarians, were arrested in North Goa district on Tuesday in connection with an ATM card skimming scam, police said.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Goa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Panel recommends to increase Bengaluru wards from 198 to 250
Bengaluru, Sep 22 (IANS) Close on the heels of the Karnataka government appointing an administrator in the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP), the joint select committee of the Karnataka legislature has recommended increasing the number of wards from 198 at present to 250.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Complete online property registration in 15 days, KCR asks officials
Hyderabad, Sep 22 (IANS) Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao on Tuesday directed officials to complete online registration of properties in 15 days before Dharani portal becomes available for registration transactions.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Police officials also humans, says Vijayan amid oppn protests
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 22 (IANS) With opposition protests mounting, the biggest victims are the police officials as they are increasingly falling prey to Covid while on duty, Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said on Tuesday.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Playing against senior players helped me mature faster: Thapa
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) India midfielder Anirudh Thapa feels playing friendly matches against senior players helped him mature faster as a player. The 22-year-old feels that that it was because of the number of matches that he got to play against quality opponents while he was at the Academy, that he has now become a regular feature in the heart of the Blue Tigers midfield.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
AIADMK to seek explanation from RS member for opposing farm Bills
Chennai, Sep 22 (IANS) Tamil Nadu's ruling AIADMK on Tuesday said that it will seek an explanation from its Rajya Sabha member S.R. Balasubramanian for speaking against the three farm Bills in the upper house on Sunday.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
ED grills Chinese national in online betting scam
Hyderabad, Sep 22 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Tuesday began interrogating Chinese national Yan Hao and two other accused for money laundering in an online betting scam.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
K'tka legislators to take 30% pay cut for a year
Bengaluru, Sep 22 (IANS) In the wake of the resource crunch caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, the Karnataka Assembly on Monday passed a bill to cut the salaries of its legislators, including the Speaker, Deputy Speaker and ministers, by 30 per cent.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Replay shows Dhoni's catch of Curran wasn't, umpires under scanner
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Umpires came under the spotlight for 'wrongly' declaring Rajasthan Royals' Tom Curran out after Chennai Super Kings captain-wicket-keeper Mahendra Singh Dhoni claimed a catch behind off pacer Deepak Chahar in an IPL match in Sharjah on Tuesday. The replays, asked for by the umpires on second thought, showed the ball bouncing before Dhoni took the supposed 'catch' and appealed.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Vodafone Idea has balance dues of Rs 54,754 cr under AGR
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Vodafone Idea and Bharti Airtel have balance dues under AGR to the tune of Rs 54,754 crore and Rs 25,976 crore respectively.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Poonam Pandey files FIR against husband for 'assault', 'threats'
Panaji, Sep 22 (IANS) Bollywood actress Poonam Pandey (29) on Tuesday filed an FIR against her husband Sam Ahmed at South Goa's Canacona police station.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Goa,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Notion of less testing behind high recoveries unfounded: Health Ministry
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Tuesday tried to allay the notion that less testing was the reason behind Covid recoveries exceeding the number daily infections as was seen in the last four days, with Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan terming the view as "absolutely without foundation".
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Palestinian president asks Turkey to support Palestine
Ramallah, Sep 22 (IANS) Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas asked his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan to help the Palestinians to hold elections, realize unity, and end internal split.
2020-09-22
Category: International, Israel,Politics
Considering 5 women for Supreme Court vacancy: Trump
Washington, Sep 22 (IANS) US President Donald Trump said that he is considering five women for the Supreme Court seat vacated by the death of liberal Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
2020-09-22
Category: International, United States,Politics
We must build people's trust in technology: Satya Nadella
Seattle, Sep 22 (IANS) At a time when Big Tech is facing its biggest challenge in maintaining privacy of its users and fighting various probes into anti-competitive practices, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella on Tuesday stressed that the need of the hour is to build peoples trust in technology and its use.
2020-09-22
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy,Technology,Defence/Security
IT firms in Hyderabad lack confidence in returning to office
Hyderabad, Sep 22 (IANS) The IT/ITES companies in Hyderabad continue to operate with Work From Home (WFH) due to the Covid-19 pandemic and there is clear lack of confidence in returning to office, a survey by the apex body of the industry revealed on Tuesday.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Business/Economy,Technology
SP Group highlights value destruction through Tata aviation biz and Tata Steel UK (2nd Ld)
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) SP Group in its decision to separate from the Tata Group has highlighted the value destruction from Tata Steel, UK and the group's aviation business.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Andhra logs 7,553 Covid cases as recoveries rise
Amaravati, Sep 22 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh has registered 7,553 new Covid positive cases, raising the state's tally to 6.39 lakh, even as 10,555 more patients have recovered from the virus to outnumber infections on Tuesday.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Facebook India moves SC seeking to set aside Delhi Assembly Panel Notice
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Wednesday will hear a plea by Ajit Mohan, the India head of social media giant Facebook, challenging a notice sent to him by the Delhi Assembly.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
India, China agree to implement political leaders' consensus over border dispute
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) India and China agreed to implement the consensus reached by theirs leaders over the border issue during the 14-hour-long diplomatic-military talks in Moldo to resolve border disputes, the Indian Army stated on Tuesday.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Samson, Smith and Archer help take Rajasthan Royals to 216/7
Sharjah, Sep 22 (IANS) Masterful half-centuries from Sanju Samson (74) and Steve Smith (69), coupled with Jofra Archer's four consecutive sixes in the final over that fetched 30 runs, helped Rajasthan Royals post a mammoth 216/7 against Chennai Super Kings here on Tuesday.
2020-09-22
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
GirnarSoft commits to invest $20 mn in InsuranceDekho
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) GirnarSoft on Tuesday announced to invest $20 million in its subsidiary, InsuranceDekho, an omni-channel insurance platform.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
UN should hold China responsible for COVID-19 pandemic: Trump
United Nations, Sep 22 (IANS) US President Donald Trump lashed out against China on Tuesday demanding that the UN should hold Beijing responsible for the consequences of unleashing the plague of COVID-19 on the world.
2020-09-22
Category: International, United States,Politics
Parliament's Monsoon session set to end on Wednesday only
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The Monsoon Session of Parliament will be adjourned sine die on Wednesday, considering safety of parliamentarians against the backdrop of rising number of Covid-19 cases across the country, it has been learnt.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
SP Group holding in Tata Sons over Rs 2 lakh cr on MCap basis (Ld)
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) After the SP Group announced its intent to separate from the Tata Group, calculators will be out to establish a notional value of SP Group's holding in Tata Sons.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Mandatory help desks at Odisha Covid hospitals on patients' condition
Bhubaneswar, Sep 22 (IANS) The Odisha government on Tuesday made it mandatory for all hospitals treating Covid-19 patients to have help desks to inform family members and relatives about patients' condition.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Orissa,National,Health/Medicine
Microsoft joins OpenAI to exclusively license its unique language model
Seattle, Sep 22 (IANS) Microsoft on Tuesday teamed up with Elon Musk-cofounded OpenAI to exclusively license their groundbreaking GPT-3 model, an auto-regressive language model that outputs remarkably human-like text.
2020-09-22
Category: International, United States,Technology
Maha Covid deaths, new cases and recoveries fall, tests increase (Roundup)
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) Covid-19 infections in Maharashtra cooled off with a drop in fatalities, new cases and recoveries, though the state conducted a record 1,05,026 tests for the day, Health Minister Rajesh Tope said here.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National
Shailja Kejriwal on being Emmy jury member in Covid-19 era
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Writer-producer Shailja Kejriwal says serving as a juror for the Emmy Awards in the Covid-19 era was an interesting experience, with the virtual world connecting people all across the world.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Quake hits Assam, no damage reported
Guwahati, Sep 22 (IANS) A moderate quake, measuring 4.2 on the Richter scale, shook western Assam's Barpeta district early on Tuesday, causing panic among people, officials said.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Assam,National,Environment/Wildlife
Vipul Shah to conduct workshops for aspiring writers, technicians
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) Filmmaker Vipul Shah will conduct workshops for aspiring writers, directors and technicians who wish to make it big in Bollywood.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Saqib Saleem: 'Crackdown' a tribute to unsung heroes of the nation
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) Actor Saqib Saleem enjoys being a part of the digital entertainment world, and says his upcoming show web series, Crackdown, is a tribute to unsung heroes of the nation.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Shriya Pilgaonkar doesn't want to limit herself to one genre
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) Actress Shriya Pilgaonkar was happy to get into action mode for a digital series. She says she wants to explore different genres as much as possible.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
I-League qualifiers: ARA FC 1st outstation team to arrive in Kolkata
Kolkata, Sep 22 (IANS) ARA FC of Ahmedabad became the first outstation team to reach Kolkata for the I-League Qualifiers 2020, which kick-off on October 8 simultaneously in Kolkata and Kalyani.
2020-09-22
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
181 tonnes of Pomegranates exported from B'luru airport
Bengaluru, Sep 22 (IANS) Nine global freight carriers shipped 181 tonnes of Pomegranates to 12 overseas destinations from Kemegowda internatational airport (KIA) on the city's northern outskirts from April to August, an official said on Tuesday.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy
YSRCP leaders spreading lies on TDP, destroying Amaravati: Naidu
Amaravati, Sep 22 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh opposition leader and former Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Tuesday said YSRCP leaders are spreading false information about erstwhile TDP projects with a plan to destroy Amaravati capital city.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Wife of Galwan martyr Palani given govt job TN CM
Chennai, Sep 22 (IANS) Keeping his promise Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami on Tuesday handed over the state government job appointment order to the wife of martyred Indian soldier Palani.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Defence/Security,Politics
Tejas Gambhir's new song 'Jaana Zaroori tha' raises mental health awareness
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) After earning laurels for his song on Covid, singer Tejas Gambhir is back with another single titled Jaana zaroori tha. With the new track, the young artiste tries to raise awareness about mental health.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Cannot release all categories of prisoners due to Covid: SC
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday said that it never meant to release all categories of prisoners accused of any offence during the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights
CCI lets off firms rigging railway tenders citing Covid woes, raises eyebrows
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) In an fascinating judgement the Competition Commission of India (CCI) has, in a recent order, let go 10 companies found guilty of cartelisation and rigging railway tenders for around 12 years, with a warning to desist from any such activity in future and no penalty at all.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Erdogan raises Kashmir at UN General Assembly
United Nations, Sep 22 (IANS) Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who is vying for the leadership of Islamic nations, brought up the Kashmir issue again at the UN General Assembly on Tuesday calling it a "burning issue".
2020-09-22
Category: International, United States,Politics
'Khaali Peeli' has the nineties vibe of Mumbai, says director Maqbool Khan
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) Filmmaker Maqbool Khan, who will make his Bollywood debut with the film, Khaali Peeli, says he is happy that his forthcoming romantic action film has shaped up in the way he has seen Mumbai in his growing up years.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Gujarat registers 1,402 more coronavirus cases, 16 deaths
Gandhinagar, Sep 22 (IANS) Gujarat on Tuesday recorded 1,402 more coronavirus cases, taking its tally to 1,26,169, while the death toll reached 3,355 as 16 more patients succumbed.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Microsoft expands HoloLens 2 to more countries
Seattle, Sep 22 (IANS) Microsoft on Tuesday said its Mixed Reality (MR) headset HoloLens 2 is now shipping to new markets.
2020-09-22
Category: International, United States,Technology
Approach SC for extension in Tejpal trial: HC to Goa govt
Panaji, Sep 22 (IANS) The Goa government which is representing the victim in the rape case filed against former editor-in-chief of Tehelka news magazine, Tarun Tejpal, will have to approach the Supreme Court of India to seek an extension in the deadline set by the apex court for completion of the trial.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Goa,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Indian Australian navies to carry out maritime exercise in Indian Ocean
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The Indian Navy is scheduled to undertake a two-day Passage Exercise (PASSEX) with Royal Australian Navy in the East Indian Ocean Region (IOR) from Wednesday.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Microsoft takes on AWS, unveils Azure Orbital to enter space biz
Seattle, Sep 22 (IANS) In a bid to take on Amazon Web Services (AWS) in the field of space Cloud business, Microsoft on Tuesday introduced Azure Orbital to process satellite data at Cloud scale.
2020-09-22
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy,Technology
LS passes three crucial Bills on labour laws, with Opposition absent
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The Lok Sabha on Tuesday passed three crucial labour law bills with voice vote in the ongoing Monsoon Session of Parliament as part of Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government's labour reform initiatives.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Shweta Basu Prasad: India is hung up on idea of fairness
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Actress Shweta Basu Prasad feels skin colour has nothing to do with beauty but says India is hung up on the idea of fairness.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
BHU scholar, JP's comrade, journo, politician - Who is the real Harivansh?
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) "Grounded", says Prime Minister Narendra Modi, "a journalist first", say those who worked with him in 'Prabhat Khabar'. Before Sunday's ruckus even the opposition would acknowledge his unbiased approach.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National
India to harvest record 144.52 MT of foodgrains in Kharif 2020-21
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The government has pegged a record production of foodgrains at 144.52 million tonnes in the ongoing Kharif season, as per the first advance estimates of production of major Kharif crops for 2020-21 (July-June) released on Tuesday by the Department of Agriculture, Cooperation and Farmers Welfare.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Ian Somerhalder: Docu-film 'Kiss the Ground' greatest work of my lifetime
Los Angeles, Sep 22 (IANS) Actor Ian Somerhalder is proud of the documentary, Kiss The Ground, and says it is his greatest accomplishment. Somerhalder is associated with the project as an executive producer.
2020-09-22
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Papon gets animated avatar in music video of new song, 'Nilaanjana'
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) Singer Papon is seen in an animated avatar in his new single, Nilaanjana, which he says gives words to the emotion of love.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Microsoft unveils 85-inch Surface Hub 2S for hybrid workplaces
Seattle, Sep 22 (IANS) Microsoft on Tuesday announced a massive 85-inch digital collaboration device Surface Hub 2S for the hybrid workspaces in the pandemic times.
2020-09-22
Category: International, United States,Technology
Alaya F. on how lockdown provided 'a great learning curve'
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) Actress Alaya F. is having fun being a force unto herself, as she continues to work from home.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
NSE and SGX progress on operationalising NSE IFSC-SGX Connect
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The National Stock Exchange (NSE) and the Singapore Exchange (SGX) have entered into a formal agreement to cement the key terms for operationalising the NSE IFSC-SGX Connect which will bring together international and Gujarat International Finance Tec-City (GIFT) participants to create a bigger liquidity pool for Nifty products in GIFT City.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Microsoft announces bold features in video meet app Teams
Seattle, Sep 22 (IANS) Microsoft on Tuesday announced several new capabilities to help people stay connected, collaborate and build solutions in its video meet app Teams.
2020-09-22
Category: International, United States,Technology
Adah Sharma on why martial arts training finds few takers
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Actress Adah Sharma is into martial arts, and often shares videos where she can be seen using the Silambam sticks to work out.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
K'taka to pay bills of corona patients referred by govt hospitals
Bengaluru, Sep 22 (IANS) Taking strong exception to Opposition charges, Karnataka Medical Education Minister Dr K Sudhakar on Tuesday asserted that the state would pay the medical bills of Covid-19 patients referred to private hospitals after their registration at government ones.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Facebook plans drastic measures if US polls descend into chaos: Report
San Francisco, Sep 22 (IANS) Facebook is bracing for tough measures to restrict content in case the November elections in the US descend into chaos or violent protests, according to a report in the Financial Times on Tuesday.
2020-09-22
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Politics
Dia Mirza: Never procured, consumed narcotic or contraband substance
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) Bollywood actress Dia Mirza has taken to Twitter to refute reports claiming she is on the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) radar and might be summoned by the agency for questioning.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Karnataka BJP feels Yediyurappa is still the best bet
Bengaluru, Sep 22 (IANS) In a strong bid to scotch rumours about the possible change of guard in Karnataka, the state BJP spokesperson Captain Ganesh Karnik termed the news stories frequently talking about replacing Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa as concocted and baseless.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
University of Hyderabad VC's tenure extended by a year
Hyderabad, Sep 22 (IANS) The Union Ministry of Education has extended the tenure of Vice-Chancellor of University of Hyderabad, Professor Appa Rao Podile for one year.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Education
Covid-19 presages crises to come, warns UN Secretary General
United Nations, Sep 22 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned on Tuesday that Covid-19 presages more crises, and is "a dress rehearsal for the world of challenges to come".
2020-09-22
Category: International, United States,Diplomacy
1,235 more test corona positive in J&K, tally over 66K
Srinagar, Sep 22 (IANS) A total of 1,235 more persons tested coronavirus positive in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday as the total cases crossed 66,000.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
How ED attaches properties in foreign countries
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Tuesday attached properties to the tune of Rs 200 crore belonging to underworld don Dawood Ibrahim's close aide late Iqbal Mirchi and his family members in the UAE in connection with a money laundering probe under different sections of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA).
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
CBI books IRS officer in disproportionate assets case
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Tuesday registered an FIR against an Indian Revenue Service officer on the charge of possessing assets disproportionate to his known sources of income.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Stubble burning: 332 villages in Haryana under red zone
Chandigarh, Sep 22 (IANS) With a view to further curb stubble burning, the Haryana Agriculture and Farmers' Welfare Department on Tuesday said it has identified red, yellow, orange and green zones in all districts on the basis of incidences of crop residue burning last year.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Punjab,National,Environment/Wildlife
SP Group to separate from Tatas
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The largest shareholder in the Tata Group, SP Group said before the Supreme Court on Tuesday that a separation from the Tatas is necessary.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Kavita Kaushik denies being part of 'Bigg Boss 14'
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) Actress Kavita Kaushik on Tuesday rubbished speculations that she is set to be a housemate in the upcoming season 14 of the popular reality show, Bigg Boss.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Thane building crash death toll climbs to 25 (Ld)
Thane (Maharashtra), Sep 22 (IANS) The overnight death toll in the building collapse in Maharashtra's Bhiwandi town shot up to 25 with 12 more bodies recovered from the debris even as the search for more victims continues, officials said here on Tuesday.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Akalis proposed protest brazen attempt: Punjab CM
Chandigarh, Sep 22 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday termed the Akalis' decision to hold a state-wide 'chakka jam' on September 25, the day when Punjab's farmers had already announced a lockdown against the farm Bills, as yet another brazen attempt by the BJP ally to exploit the sentiments of the farmers.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Gujarat Assembly passes PASA amendment Bill
Gandhinagar, Sep 22 (IANS) The Assembly on Tuesday passed the Gujarat Prevention of Anti Social Activities (PASA) (Amendment) Bill, 2020 on the second day of its Monsoon Session.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Radical reforms will revive banking, financial sectors: Bankers
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Radical reforms, and not restructuring, holds the key to reform of the banking and financial sector as current policies may only postpone the problems and not resolve it altogether, the country's top bankers said on Tuesday.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Looking forward to taking up challenge of stopping Russell: Boult
Abu Dhabi, Sep 22 (IANS) Mumbai Indians will be looking for their first win of the season when they face Kolkata Knight Riders on Wednesday and stopping the mercurial Andre Russell will be a major part of their plans. Fast bowler Trent Boult said that he is looking forward to the challenge.
2020-09-22
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
NIA raids at multiple locations in Kashmir in Davinder Singh case (Ld)
Srinagar/New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Tightening its noose in the case of suspended J&K Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Davinder Singh and Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist Naveed Babu, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Tuesday carried out searches at several locations in Jammu & Kashmir's Baramulla district.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Flipkart introduces OTC medicines in healthcare portfolio
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) E-commerce platform Flipkart on Tuesday confirmed that it has expanded its healthcare portfolio to introduce over-the-counter (OTC) medicines on the platform which comprises of ayurvedic, homeopathic and allopathic medicines.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
'Prison Break' to get season 6, confirms actor Dominic Purcell
Los Angeles, Sep 22 (IANS) Actor Dominic Purcell says his show, Prison Break, will be back for a sixth season.
2020-09-22
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
K'taka police widens probe into drugs-hawala-terrorist funding links
Bengaluru, Sep 22 (IANS) In a bid to dig deep into the drug mafia's roots in the state, the Internal Security Division of the Karnataka Police had till Tuesday interrogated more than 67 persons. They include Kannada actor, Yogesh, known as Loose Maada, and cricketer and brother of noted film actress Prema, N. C. Aiyappa who were questioned on Monday.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Salman Khan has no stake in Kwan Talent Management Agency: Actor's lawyer
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) Denying the claims made by a section of the media in recent reports that Bollywood superstar Salman Khan has a majority stake at Kwan Talent Management Agency, his lawyer has issued a statement.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Punjab CM orders strict enforcement of Covid-19 protocols
Chandigarh, Sep 22 (IANS) Even as he expressed satisfaction at increased testing in rural areas with many panchayats passing resolutions in support of the government efforts, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday ordered strict enforcement of Covid safety protocols and strengthening of public awareness campaigns across the state.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Punjab,National,Health/Medicine
Wonderla opens food outlet in Hyderabad to beat COVID blues
Hyderabad, Sep 22 (IANS) The crisis triggered by COVID-19 pandemic has forced leading amusement park and hospitality brand, Wonderla Holidays Limited to foray into food takeaway and delivery business.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Business/Economy
Nitish gets livid over documentary showing pind-daan in Gaya
Patna, Sep 22 (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday become angry with the water resources development ministry over a representative video documentary showing a pind-daan, a ritual conducted at the cremation of a person.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
SSR to feature in Lord Kartik avatar on artwork in Kolkata Durga Puja pandal
Kolkata, Sep 22 (IANS) Pandal themes and decorations in Durga Puja mandaps in Kolata are often created around what is making news in a particular year. With the late Sushant Singh Rajput occupying the collective conscience of the nation these past months, little wonder that a puja committee in Kolkata is creating pandal decor around the late actor at the annual festivities.
2020-09-22
Category: India, West Bengal,Cinema/Showbiz
SC seeks MP Assembly Speaker's reply on disqualification issue
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday sought a response from the Madhya Pradesh Assembly Speaker on a plea that sought a decision on the disqualification of 22 Congress MLAs who switched over to the BJP, an issue pending for more than six months.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Odisha urges Centre to defer coal block auction by 3 months
Bhubaneswar, Sep 22 (IANS) The Odisha government has requested the Centre to defer the coal block auction process by three months in view of the unfavourable market condition due to the prevailing Covid-19 pandemic.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Orissa,Business/Economy
Shutdown in Tripura's Kanchanpur over tribals' resettlement
Agartala, Sep 22 (IANS) Normal life was crippled in northern Tripura's Kanchanpur subdivision on Tuesday as the Joint Movement Committee called a 12 hour shutdown in protest against the state government's decision to rehabilitate thousands of tribal refugees, who fled adjoining Mizoram 23 years ago following ethnic strife, in the area.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics
Chennai Air Customs seizes 130 MDMA pills
Chennai, Sep 22 (IANS) The Chennai Air Customs on Tuesday said it has seized 130 pills of synthetic drug MDMA valued at Rs 4 lakh.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Chennai Super Kings win toss, opt to bowl vs Rajasthan Royals
Abu Dhabi, Sep 22 (IANS) Chennai Super Kings won the toss and chose to bowl against Rajasthan Royals in their second match of the Indian Premier League here on Tuesday. Ambati Rayudu, who starred in CSK's win against the Mumbai Indians last week, has been rested and Ruturaj Gaekwad has taken his place.
2020-09-22
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
NCB grills Kwan Talent Management CEO, Deepika's manager skips summons (Ld)
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) After widening its probe into the drugs case related to Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput's death, the the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) on Tuesday quizzed Kwan Talent Management agency CEO Dhruv Chitgopekar and Bollywood talent manager Jaya Saha for over six hours, while Karishma Prakash, the manager of actor Deepika Padukone, skipped the summon.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
NCB busts int'l drug racket, arrests 8 traffickers
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Eight persons including two African nationals and one Burmese along with the kingpin of a drug syndicate have been arrested by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) and around 8 kg of heroin, 455 gram cocaine and 1.1 kg premium quality marijuana have been seized from them.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Payal Ghosh on why she named Huma Qureshi, Mahie Gill in MeToo charge against Anurag Kashyap
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Actress Payal Ghosh says her intention was not to defame anyone when she named Huma Qureshi, Mahie Gill and Richa Chadha, while accusing filmmaker Anurag Kashyap of sexual misconduct. She claims she wanted to present a true picture of the filmmaker.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Efficacy of COVID vaccine may land between 50-100%: ICMR
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) said that the efficacy of the COVID-19 vaccine in India is likely to remain between 50 to 100 per cent, however, they are trying for 100 per cent efficiency.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Now ask Harsha Bhogle on Alexa devices for IPL match highlights
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) In what could be a reminiscent of a nostalgic cricket commentary on radio, Audible which is an Amazon company on Tuesday announced a new show by veteran commentator Harsha Bhogle where he will share concise five-minute match highlights from the ongoing IPL 13 tournament.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,Technology,Sports
60% Indian retailers expect 25% festive season sales cut: Survey
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Amid a surge in online shopping due to Covid-19, about 60 per cent retail organisations in India have seen their forecasts for the festive season go down 25 per cent or more compared to last year, says a new survey on Tuesday.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Will not shy away from going to court against gender bias in Murugappa Group: Arunachalam
Chennai, Sep 22 (IANS) One of the female heirs of the industrial conglomerate, the Rs 38,105 crore Murugappa Group, Valli Arunachalam on Tuesday reiterated her allegation that gender bias exists at the highest levels of the company.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy
Delhi Zoo celebrates World Rhino Day
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The National Zoological Park, New Delhi, celebrated World Rhino Day on Tuesday by creating awareness about the loss of habitat, poaching, climate change and conservation of species.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Study reveals negative impact of Covid-19 lockdown on kids
London, Sep 22 (IANS) Children, who appear at a relatively lower risk from Covid-19, are disproportionately harmed by precautions involved with lockdowns, warn researchers.
2020-09-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,National,Health/Medicine
Don't fall into Congress's trap, MSP to continue: Narendra Tomar
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Amid the opposition's objection and widespread protests of farmers in various states over two farm Bills passed by both the Houses of Parliament last week, Union Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister Narendra Singh Tomar requested the farmers "not to fall into the trap of Congress", asserting that "MSP will continue".
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
HC allows Kangana to make Raut, BMC official parties to her plea
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) The Bombay High Court on Tuesday allowed Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut to include Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut and a civic body officer as parties to her plea against the demolition carried out at her office in Bandra on September 9.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Govt rushes 6 Bills through Rajya Sabha amid Oppn boycott (Ld)
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Amid the opposition boycott of Rajya Sabha proceedings on the issue of suspension of six opposition lawmakers, the central government on Tuesday rushed through the passage of at least 6 Bills after extending the sitting of the Upper House.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Umar Khalid not an exception to rule of law in India: Former judges
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Former judges have hit out at civil society activists for attempting to scuttle the normal process of administration of justice in Umar Khalid case and "throwing a spanner" in the process of law in respect of Delhi riots.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Rajshri Deshpande's open letter to Payal Ghosh on her MeToo charge against Anurag Kashyap
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) Actress Rajshri Deshpande has penned an open letter to Payal Ghosh, who has levelled sexual harassment charges against filmmaker Anurag Kashyap.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Kim Kardashian might divorce Kanye West over anti-abortion stance, bipolar disorder
Los Angeles, Sep 22 (IANS) Reality TV star Kim Kardashian is reportedly considering divorcing husband Kanye West due to his bipolar disorder and his anti-abortion stance.
2020-09-22
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
India successfully flight-tests indigenous target drone Abhyas
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) : India on Tuesday successfully flight tested Abhyas, a high-speed target drone for practice of weapon systems with realistic threat scenarios.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Sensex down 300 points on lockdown fears across Europe
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) The Indian stock market continued its dip on Tuesday, in line with the global markets as resurgence in coronavirus cases have increased possibilities of fresh lockdown restrictions across Europe, including the UK.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Mechanic takes girlfriends for joyride in Merc, rams into auto, 3 hurt
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) A motor mechanic, who took two of his girlfriends for a joyride in the Mercedes of one of his clients, rammed the car into an auto rickshaw, injuring three pedestrians in the Sarai Kale Khan area in South-East Delhi.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Punjab to start Covaxin's Phase-3 trials
Chandigarh, Sep 22 (IANS) Punjab's three Government Medical Colleges will participate in the Phase-3 trials of Bharat Biotech Ltd's Covaxin, the first indigenously-developed vaccine candidate against coronavirus, in collaboration with the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), an official said on Tuesday.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Punjab,National,Health/Medicine
Jumbo buffet organised on Elephant Appreciation Day
Agra, Sep 22 (IANS) The annual Elephant Appreciation Day on Tuesday was observed with a grand buffet for the pachyderms at the Wildlife SOS hospital and facility on the Delhi-Agra national highway.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
Bhumi Pednekar: I'm creatively very restless
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) Actress Bhumi Pednekar, who has worked in genres as different as chalk and cheese, says she is creatively very restless.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Murugappa female heir denied board berth in Ambadi Investments
Chennai, Sep 22 (IANS) The hopes of one of the female heirs, Valli Arunachalam of the industrial conglomerate, the Rs 38,105 crore Murugappa Group, of becoming a Director in the family's holding company Ambadi Investments Ltd (AIL) were dashed at the Annual General Meeting (AGM).
2020-09-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Business/Economy
HC reserves order on plea seeking early hearing in 2G case
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Tuesday reserved its order on a petition filed by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) and the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) seeking early hearing of its leave to appeal application against the acquittal of the accused persons in the 2G spectrum case.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Logitech launches affordable noiseless keyboard, mouse in India
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Switzerland-based tech firm Logitech on Tuesday launched a keyboard and mouse featuring new proprietary SilentTouch technology for Rs 2,995 in India.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Rapid blood test to detect brain injury in 15 minutes: Study
New York, Sep 22 (IANS) In a major study, researchers have discovered that a blood protein test could detect the severity of head trauma in under 15 minutes.
2020-09-22
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Amazon.in now available in Kannada, Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu
Bengaluru, Sep 22 (IANS) In a major move to break the language barrier for online shopping ahead of the festive season, Amazon India on Tuesday said it is launching its shopping experience in four new languages, including Kannada, Malayalam, Tamil and Telugu.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy,Technology
Smokers increasingly trying e-cigarettes to quit: Study
Wellington, Sep 22 (IANS) Researchers have found that people who smoke are increasingly using e-cigarettes to try to quit smoking.
2020-09-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
Ola, Oyo watching geopolitics closely as they grow globally
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Two of India's global startups, Ola and Oyo, are cautious about the geopolitical trends while they battle to overcome the challenges created by Covid-19.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Congress leader disputes T'gana minister's housing scheme claims
Hyderabad, Sep 22 (IANS) The war of words between Congress leader Bhatti Vikramarka and Telangana minister T. Srinivas Yadav over construction of houses for the poor in Hyderabad under the state government's double bed-room housing scheme is still continuing.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Three held in online betting case sent in 8-day ED custody
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) A Chinese national, Yan Hao, and his two accomplices arrested by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in a money laundering case were remanded in its custody for eight days by a PMLA court in Hyderabad on Tuesday, the agency said.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Coming to power, developing Andhra among priorities: Veerraju
Vijayawada, Sep 22 (IANS) The BJP's Andhra Pradesh unit chief Somu Veerraju on Tuesday said that it is not only important for the saffron party to gain power in the state but it should also catapult it to the top position in terms of development.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
'JioPostpaid Plus' launched to take on Airtel, Vi
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Reliance Jio has launched 'JioPostpaid Plus' with several benefits, in a bid to take on the other players, Airtel and Vi (Vodafone Idea) in the postpaid segment.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Mumbai Police haul drugs worth Rs 14L, lyricist nabbed
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) The Mumbai Police have seized banned drugs like marijuana and Mephedrone worth Rs 14,20,000 and nabbed two persons, including a lyricist, in the last 24 hours, an official said here on Tuesday.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Where is iPhone 12? Social media abuzz with questions
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Social media users were more interested in an iPhone 12 than anything else from the company in the run up to the September 15 event that saw the launch of a new Apple Watch and two new iPad product models, a new analysis of social media mentions around the event has found.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
ED attaches Rs 200-cr assets of Iqbal Mirchi in Dubai (Ld)
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) In yet another significant crackdown on the underworld, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Tuesday attached properties valued over Rs 200 crore in the UAE belonging to fugitive underworld don Dawood Ibrahim Kaskar's late close aide Iqbal Memon alias Iqbal Mirchi in a money laundering case, officials said.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
IYC activists protest over Farm Bills outside Parliament
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Amid the uproar over the controversial Agriculture Bills, Indian Youth Congress (IYC) workers on Tuesday staged a protest outside Parliament House.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Covid-hit K'taka defers reopening schools to Sept 30
Bengaluru, Sep 22 (IANS) With no let-up in Covid-19 cases across Karnataka, especially in Bengaluru, the state primary and secondary education department has directed all schools across the southern state not to reopen till September 30.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Education,Health/Medicine
Opposition walks out of LS, demands withdrawal of farm Bills
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Opposition members, including from the DMK, Congress, NCP and TMC, on Tuesday boycotted proceedings and walked out of the Lok Sabha over the contentious farm Bills seeking their "withdrawal".
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Delhi Police's malkhanas bid farewell to gold, silver and cash
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) To dispose of mounting amounts of case properties, the Delhi Police has initiated a special drive from June to September 17 in which it has returned the stolen or robbed properties to their rightful owners.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
J'khand shame: Woman tonsured, paraded naked on witchcraft allegation
Ranchi, Sep 22 (IANS) A woman was tonsured and paraded naked for allegedly practising witchcraft at Kombakera village of Simdega district in Jharkhand, police said on Tuesday.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Sidhu to join protests to support farmers' cause
Amritsar, Sep 22 (IANS) Going vocal against the BJP-led Central government and supporting farmers' agitation against agriculture Bills, former Punjab Minister and Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu on Tuesday said he would join protests in his constituency Amritsar (East).
2020-09-22
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Corporatisation of OFB to put it on par with other defence PSUs
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The corporatisation of the Ordnance Factory Board (OFB) will put the ailing institution on par with other defence public sector undertakings managed by its own board of directors with broad guidelines from the government, top source in the Ministry of Defence said on Tuesday.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National
Glitches in virtual hearing, how can we order electronic voting: SC
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The Supreme Court, citing connectivity issues while hearing a plea via video conferencing on Tuesday, asked how could they ask the common man to vote electronically.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Raghu Ramakrishna Raju, thorn in the flesh of Andhra CM
Amaravati, Sep 22 (IANS) Kanumuru Raghu Ramakrishna Raju, YSRCP MP from Narasapuram, has emerged as a thorn in the flesh of Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy of late.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Rajya Sabha passes bill to amend Essential Commodities Act
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The Essential Commodities (Amendment) Bill, 2020, which has provisions to remove items like cereals, pulses, oilseeds, edible oil, onions and potatoes from the list of essential commodities was passed by the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National
Gold smuggling probe in high gear as NIA to grill Swapna
Kochi, Sep 22 (IANS) With the NIA again getting custody of prime accused Swapna Suresh on Tuesday, the Kerala gold smuggling case is set to enter a new phase as this is the first time that she will be interrogated following questioning of state Minister K.T. Jaleel.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Google to nurture 20 Indian startups
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Google on Tuesday announced the fourth batch of its Google for Startups (GFS) Accelerator programme with 20 startups who will receive three months of support from the network of internal and external mentors in India.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Young woman does Rajasthan village residents proud with US feat
Jaipur, Sep 22 (IANS) Residents of Jakhal in Jhunjhunu district of Rajasthan are in a celebratory mood ever since they heard the good news that a young woman from a family originally hailing from the small village had been commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the US Air Force.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Rajasthan,National
Researchers find potential drug for dangerous enterovirus
New York, Sep 22 (IANS) Some good news in the search for antiviral drugs for hard-to-treat diseases as researchers have identified a potential new drug candidate against enterovirus 71, a common cause of hand, foot and mouth disease in infants and young children.
2020-09-22
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Murmurs at IIC: Gandhi replaces Vatsyayan a week after her death
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) A development at the India International Centre (IIC), a cultural hub where the Capitals creme de la creme hobnob, has raised eyebrows among some of its members.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Tokyo Olympics will be my best, says Atanu Das
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) Ace Indian archer Atanu Das is confident of a successful show at the Tokyo Olympics which will now be held next year due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Other Sports
Delhi court sends 6 alleged Al-Qaeda terrorists to 4-day NIA custody
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) A Delhi court on Tuesday sent six suspected Al-Qaeda terrorists to four-day custody of the National Investigation Agency (NIA).
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Payal Ghosh's claims against Anurag Kashyap: Huma Qureshi 'angry' at being dragged into 'mess'
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) Actress Huma Qureshi on Tuesday afternoon released a statement after allegedly being named by actress Payal Ghosh in her sexual harassment allegation against filmmaker Anurag Kashyap.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Good that we are playing strong Mumbai early: KKR captain Karthik
Abu Dhabi, Sep 22 (IANS) Mumbai Indians (MI) consist of world-class players and that is why it is good for us to play the four-time champions early in the IPL, Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) skipper Dinesh Karthik said on Tuesday.
2020-09-22
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Xiaomi patents smartphone with sliding flexible display
Beijing, Sep 22 (IANS) Xiaomi has patented a new smartphone with a sliding mechanism that is built into its flexible display that wraps around the body of the handset.
2020-09-22
Category: International, China,Technology
UP Ministers put in charge of 8 Assembly seats for bypolls
Lucknow, Sep 22 (IANS) The BJP in Uttar Pradesh has put certain Ministers in charge of eight Assembly constituencies where by-elections are due, to ensure the party's victory.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Removing Groups, Pages that spread vaccine misinformation: FB
Sydney, Sep 22 (IANS) Facebook has said it is actively removing Groups and Pages that spread vaccine misinformation from recommendations or predictions when the users type into Search.
2020-09-22
Category: International, Australia,Technology,Health/Medicine
Punjab lowers market fee on basmati rice
Chandigarh, Sep 22 (IANS) Paving the way to provide a level-playing field for basmati traders and millers from within and outside Punjab, especially in the light of the provisions of the new agriculture Bills, Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday announced reduction in the market development fee and the rural development fee rates, from two to one per cent each.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Nani on 'Jersey' remake: Shahid (Kapoor) is doing it so it will reach bigger audience
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Telugu star Nani regards his 2019 hit Jersey being remade in Hindi as a compliment. He adds that since the Bollywood version will star Shahid Kapoor, it will reach to a bigger audience.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Delhi HC sets aside stay on publication of book on Asaram conviction
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Tuesday set aside a trial court order which had put an ex-parte stay on the publication of a book titled 'Gunning for the Godman: The True Story Behind Asaram Bapu's conviction'.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
No shortcuts to success: Kerala's 'Chhota Rafi'
Kozhikode (Kerala), Sep 22 (IANS) Saurav Kishan has earned the unique distinction of having made people happy when the entire world leads a troubled existence.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Kerala,National,Human Interest/Society
Ex-champs KKR open campaign vs Mumbai Indians (IPL Match 5 Preview)
Abu Dhabi, Sep 22 (IANS/GloFans) Defending champions Mumbai Indians (MI) will be keenly looking to bring their campaign back on track, after the reverse in the IPL opener against the Chennai Super Kings (CSK), when they clash with former champions Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in their second match at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium here on Wednesday.
2020-09-22
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Farmers made puppets of corporates through agri Bills: RJD
Patna, Sep 22 (IANS) Taking a dig at the Modi government over the agriculture-related Bills, RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav has said that it has made 'anna datas' or food-providers the puppets of its 'fund datas' or fund-providers.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Yogi meets filmmakers, invites them to UP
Lucknow, Sep 22 (IANS) Several filmmakers on Tuesday met Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath through video conferencing to discuss the film city project.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
ED attaches Rs 200cr worth of Iqbal Mirchi's properties in Dubai
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) In a massive crackdown against the underworld, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Tuesday attached properties worth Rs 200 crore in Dubai belonging to Dawood Ibrahim Kaskar's late close aide Iqbal Mirchi in connection with a money laundering probe, officials said.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Ruckus over Farm Bills: LS adjourned for 1 hour
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The Lok Sabha was on Tuesday adjourned for an hour following pandemonium over the farm Bills as Congress raised the issue in the House criticising the government's step that led to thousands of farmers to hit the streets in protest.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Chinese media cries foul at Trump's stance on TikTok deal
Beijing, Sep 22 (IANS) After TikTok's fate again became uncertain as US President Donald Trump toughened his stance, Chinese state media has said that the new threats will unlikely go unchecked.
2020-09-22
Category: International, China,Technology
Yami Gautam: Ginny Weds Sunny was 'toughest' owing to health reasons
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) Actress Yami Gautam says her upcoming film, Ginny Weds Sunny, has been her toughest project owing to health reasons.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Owaisi-Devendra alliance may change poll equations in Bihar
Patna, Sep 22 (IANS) The announcement by the All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) Chief Asaduddin Owaisi to form the United Democratic Secular Alliance (UDSA) with former MP and Samajwadi Janata Dal (Democratic) Chief Devendra Prasad Yadav for the upcoming Bihar assembly elections has given an interesting turn to the battle at the hustings.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Soha, Kareena remember MAK Pataudi on 9th death anniversary
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) On the ninth death anniversary of legendary cricketer Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi his daughter, actress Soha Ali Khan, penned an Instagram post.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Rhino poaching in Assam has reduced by 86%: Minister (World Rhino Day Special)
Guwahati, Sep 22 (IANS) Poaching of rhinos in Assam for the animal's precious horns has reduced by more than 86 per cent in the past three years, Environment and Forest Minister Parimal Suklabaidya said as the World Rhino Day was celebrated on Tuesday.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Assam,National
Shweta Basu Prasad did her make-up for 'Comedy Couple'
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) Actress Shweta Basu Prasad did her make-up for the film, Comedy Couple, and says the process is like painting.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
New LG rotating-screen smartphone Wing to cost $940
Seoul, Sep 22 (IANS) LG Electronics on Tuesday unveiled the price of its new dual-screen smartphone called Wing with a rotating form factor that will be released early next month in South Korea with a price tag of 1,098,900 won ($940).
2020-09-22
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
Can't hamper academic year of 2L students: SC asks CBSE-UGC to coordinate
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the CBSE to declare results of compartment exams of around 2 lakh students as soon as possible, so that they could apply in colleges by the cut-off date.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Immigration/Law/Rights
Kubbra Sait goes on 'sanity break' from Twitter
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) Actress Kubbra Sait is taking a break from Twitter, and will be back after her "sanity break".
2020-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Palestine announces decision of not chairing Arab League presidency
Ramallah, Sep 22 (IANS) Palestine has decided to give up its right to chair the presidency of the Arab League in its current session, Foreign Minister Riyad al-Maliki said on Tuesday.
2020-09-22
Category: International, Israel,Politics
Stroke patients with Covid have high inflammation, death rate: Study
New York, Sep 22 (IANS) Stroke patients who also have Covid-19 showed increased systemic inflammation, more serious stroke severity and a much higher rate of death, compared to stroke patients without coronavirus, warn researchers.
2020-09-22
Category: International, United States,National,Health/Medicine
Tiger Shroff unveils debut single as singer
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) Actor Tiger Shroff has unveiled his debut song, Unbelievable. The young action star says singing has been his most challenging and fulfilling experience yet.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Unicef urges re-opening of schools in Africa
Cape Town, Sep 22 (IANS) The Unicef on Tuesday called on governments, parents, and teachers across Eastern and Southern Africa to urgently and safely re-open schools.
2020-09-22
Category: International, South Africa,Education
K'taka awaits Centre's nod to lift export ban on B'lore Rose onion
Bengaluru, Sep 22 (IANS) Karnataka is waiting for the central government's nod to lift the export ban on Bangalore Rose onion to protect small and marginal growers in the state from suffering huge losses, an official said on Tuesday.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Assembly vandalism case: Court asks 6 accused to appear on Oct 15
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 22 (IANS) A city court on Tuesday dismissed a Kerala government plea to withdraw a 2015 case registered against six sitting legislators at that time on the charge of vandalism in the Assembly and directed them to personally appear in court on October 15.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Siddhant Chaturvedi starts shoot for Deepika-Ananya co-starrer in Goa
Goa, Sep 22 (IANS) Actor Siddhant Chaturvedi has started the shoot for his yet-untitled next, co-starring Deepika Padukone and Ananya Pandey. The film is directed by Shakun Batra and shooting begins in Goa.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Goa,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Raveena Tandon on B'wood drug probe: High time for clean up
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) As the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) intensifies its probe into the alleged Bollywood-drug nexus post Sushant Singh Rajput's demise, actress Raveena Tandon seems impressed with the move.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood