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Goa's MGP petitions High Court, says Parrikar, two other BJP MLAs terminally ill
Panaji, Nov 20 (IANS) The Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party, a part of the BJP-led ruling alliance in Goa, has filed a petition before the High Court saying that three BJP legislators including Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar were terminally ill and in no position to attend the assembly session if convened for a floor test.
2018-11-20
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
World Bank to lend $310 mn to improve Jharkhand's power system
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) The Centre and the Jharkhand government on Tuesday signed a pact with the World Bank under which the multilateral agency will advance a loan of $310 million to boost the state's power system, mainly transmission infrastructure.
2018-11-20
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
227 farmers committed suicide in 5 years: Odisha Minister
Bhubaneswar, Nov 20 (IANS) Odisha Agriculture Minister Pradeep Maharathy on Tuesday said a total of 227 farmers have committed suicide in the last five years due to various reasons but not because of loan burden.
2018-11-20
Category: India, Orissa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Business/Economy
Andhra, Telangana get notice over killing chickens
Hyderabad, Nov 20 (IANS) The Hyderabad High Court on Tuesday issued notice to the governments of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana and major poultry industry players over illegal killing of unwanted chickens.
2018-11-20
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Environment/Wildlife
Online video market to reach $5 billion in India by 2023: Report
Mumbai, Nov 20 (IANS) The market for over-the-top (OTT) content, which is video content that is delivered over the Internet as an alternative to traditional media, will reach $5 billion in India by 2023, from $5 billion in 2018, according to a new report on Tuesday.
2018-11-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Technology,Business/Economy
Zeenat Aman rare combination of beauty, intelligence: Shatrughan
Mumbai, Nov 20 (IANS) Actor-politician Shatrughan Sinha has praised veteran actress Zeenat Aman and said that she is a rare combination of beauty and intelligence.
2018-11-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Voting ends for final phase of Chhattisgarh Assembly polls
Raipur, Nov 20 (IANS) Polling for the second and final phase of Chhattisgarh Assembly elections entailing 72 constituencies spread across 19 districts officially ended on Tuesday, with over 60 per cent of the over 1.5 crore electorate exercising their franchise.
2018-11-20
Category: India, Uttarakhand ,National,Politics
Court awards death penalty for 1984 riots
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) A court on Tuesday awarded death penalty to a man and life imprisonment to another after holding them guilty of murder in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots.
2018-11-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Gold worth over 1.5 cr seized in Bengal
Kolkata, Nov 20 (IANS) About 4.98 kg of smuggled gold biscuits worth over Rs 1.57 crore were recovered in West Bengal' Nadia district and one person was arrested, an official said on Tuesday.
2018-11-20
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Business/Economy
HC reserves order on plea for re-election of DUSU chief
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Tuesday reserved order on a plea accusing Ankiv Baisoya of submitting fake educational certificates to get admission in the university and seeking re-election for the post of President of the Delhi University Students' Union (DUSU).
2018-11-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Education
Mexico's highest honour for Indian academic
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) In a first for an Indian academic, Professor S.P. Ganguly, a well-known Hispanist who headed the Centre for Spanish and Latin American Studies at the Jawaharlal Nehru University here, has been awarded the Mexican Order of the Aztec Eagle, the highest civilian honour given to a foreigner by Mexico.
2018-11-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books,Diplomacy
President greets nation on Milad-un-Nabi
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday greeted the nation on the occasion of Eid Milad-un-Nabi, the birthday of Prophet Mohammed.
2018-11-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Religion
Number of Sabarimala pilgrims falls as police tighten rules
Sabarimala, Nov 20 (IANS) Compared to previous years, there has been a fall in the number of pilgrims who are arriving at the famed Sabarimala temple ever since the shrine opened on November 16 for the two-month pilgrimage season.
2018-11-20
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics,Religion
2nd phase of Panchayat elections in J&K end
Jammu/Srinagar, Nov 20 (IANS) Polling ended peacefully on Tuesday in the second phase of Panchayat elections in Jammu and Kashmir, with an overall voter turnout of 69.4 per cent although Anantnag saw a bare 0.9 per cent voting.
2018-11-20
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Punjab SIT to question actor Akshay Kumar on Wednesday
Chandigarh, Nov 20 (IANS) A special investigation team (SIT) of the Punjab Police, which is investigating the incidents of sacrilege of the Guru Granth Sahib and the subsequent firing on protesters in 2015, is likely to question Bollywood superstar Akshay Kumar here on Wednesday in connection with an alleged deal mediated by the actor between controversial godman Gurmeet Ram Rahim and former Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal.
2018-11-20
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Woman constable hacked to death by husband
Kanpur, Nov 20 (IANS) A woman constable in Uttar Pradesh was hacked to death by her husband in Kanpur on Tuesday, police said.
2018-11-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Indian social impact startups growing at 20%: Nasscom
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) Social impact startups in India are growing at an annual rate of 20 per cent and currently there are over 400 such startups in the country, said Sangeeta Gupta, Senior Vice President of Nasscom, here on Tuesday.
2018-11-20
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Cyclone Gaja: Tamil actors Rajinikanth, Vijay, Suriya donate to relief fund
Chennai, Nov 20 (IANS) Popular Tamil actors such as superstar Rajinikanth, Vijay, Suriya and Vijay Sethupathi among others have come forward to donate to the cyclone Gaja relief fund.
2018-11-20
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Southern Cinema
BJP condemns chilli powder attack on Kejriwal
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday condemned the chilli powder attack on Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, saying such acts are not acceptable.
2018-11-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Pakistan summons US envoy to protest Trump's allegations
Islamabad, Nov 20 (IANS) Pakistan on Tuesday summoned the American Charge d'Affaires in Islamabad to protest against US President Donald Trump's remarks that Islamabad had helped slain Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden to hide in the country.
2018-11-20
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Woman held with drugs along Indo-Myanmar border
Imphal, Nov 20 (IANS) A tribal woman was arrested along the Indo-Myanmar border with drugs worth over Rs 35 lakh, official sources said here on Tuesday.
2018-11-20
Category: India, Manipur,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Defence/Security,Crime/Disaster/Accident
ICC dismisses PCB's case against BCCI
Dubai, Nov 20 (IANS) In a setback to the Pakistan Cricket Board's (PCB) demands for monetary compensation from the BCCI for deciding against playing bilateral cricket, the International Cricket Council's (ICC) Dispute Panel on Tuesday dismissed the PCB's case.
2018-11-20
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
'Soorma' producer to present biopic of Sikh boxer Pardeep Nagra
Mumbai, Nov 20 (IANS) After the success of "Soorma', a biopic based on the life of celebrated Indian hockey captain Sandeep Singh, Deepak Singh, one of the producers of the film has decided to present a movie called "Tiger" on Indo-Canadian boxer Pardeep Nagra.
2018-11-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Elon Musk renames SpaceX's BFR rocket for interplanetary trip
San Francisco, Nov 20 (IANS) SpaceX's Big Falcon Rocket (BFR), a fully reusable vehicle designed to take humans and supplies to Mars and also to dramatically cut travel time within Earth, is getting a new name, Starship, the company's CEO Elon Musk has announced.
2018-11-20
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Business/Economy
Fintech firm Goals101 opens office in Qatar
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) Financial technology firm Goals101 Data Solutions on Tuesday announced the opening of its office in the Qatar Financial Centre in the Qatari capital Doha, thus making it the first such company to start operating in the Gulf nation.
2018-11-20
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Mid-segment Honor 8C smartphone in India next week
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) Huawei's sub-brand Honor is set to launch "Honor 8C" smartphone in India in the coming week that will have 4,000mAh battery and 6.26-inch Notch FullView Display, industry sources told IANS on Tuesday.
2018-11-20
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Sony launches new handheld camcorder in India
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) Sony India on Tuesday introduced a new handheld camcorder "HXR-NX200" for professional videographers and content creators in India.
2018-11-20
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Twitter India apologises on Jack Dorsey poster row
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) Twitter has extended an apology after its CEO Jack Dorsey, who visited India last week, was seen holding a poster during a round-table with women journalists that read "Smash Brahminical Patriarchy".
2018-11-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology,Business/Economy
Mexico's highest honour for Indian academic
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) In a first for an Indian academic, Professor S.P. Ganguly, a well-known Hispanist who was headed the Centre for Spanish and Latin American Studies at Jawaharlal Nehru University here, has been awarded the Mexican Order of the Aztec Eagle, the highest civilian honour given to a foreigner by Mexico.
2018-11-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books,Diplomacy
Rajya Sabha to meet from Dec 11 to Jan 8
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha will meet from December 11 to January 8 during the winter session of parliament with President Ram Nath Kovind issuing the formal summons for convening the house.
2018-11-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
'Jo tu na mila' is a soulful song: Singer Asim Azhar
Mumbai, Nov 20 (IANS) Singer Asim Azhar, who has come out with his new song titled "Jo tu na mila", says the track is soulful.
2018-11-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Chhattisgarh: 45& turnout in polling (Third Lead)
Raipur, Nov 20 (IANS) Authorities reported 45 per cent polling by Tuesday evening in the second and final phase in 72 seats to elect a new Chhattisgarh Assembly.
2018-11-20
Category: India, Uttarakhand ,National,Politics
Sushma says not contesting 2019 polls on health grounds
Indore, Nov 20 (IANS) Citing health reasons, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, who was once touted as a prime ministerial candidate in the BJP, on Tuesday said she has decided not to contest the 2019 Lok Sabha election.
2018-11-20
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
60% Gen Z happy working with machines as integrated teams: Survey
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) In an age of human-machine partnerships, nearly 60 per cent of Gen Z or post-millennials -- born from the mid-1990s to the early 2000s -- agree on working with machines as integrated teams, a survey hs revealed.
2018-11-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Lifestyle/Fashion,Technology
Congress moves EC over 'BJP's malpractices' in Chhattisgarh polls
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) The Congress on Tuesday approached the Election Commission alleging that Chhattisgarh's ruling BJP was involved in malpractices like the unauthorised possession of EVMs by a state official and distribution of cash by a Bharatiya Janata Party candidate.
2018-11-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Clear cane arrears: UP CM
Lucknow, Nov 20 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has directed officials to ensure that the pending Rs 6,830 crore arrears are immediately paid to the cane farmers, an official said on Tuesday.
2018-11-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Chilly power thrown at Kejriwal
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal was on Tuesday attacked by a middle-aged man with chilly powder inside the Delhi Secretariat.
2018-11-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Congress cheated farmers in loan waiver schemes: Modi
Jhabua (Madhya Pradesh), Nov 20 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday slammed the Congress governments for repeatedly "cheating farmers" by making "fake promises" on their loan waiver schemes and transferring the money to their cronies who were not eligible for the benefit.
2018-11-20
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
Sensex falls 300 points on weak global cues
Mumbai, Nov 20 (IANS) India's benchmark stock indices followed their Asian peers lower on Tuesday, after an overnight slump on the Wall Street led by technology stocks.
2018-11-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Two soldiers injured in Pakistani firing
Jammu, Nov 20 (IANS) Two Indian soldiers were injured on Tuesday on the Line of Control (LoC) as Pakistani troops broke the 2003 ceasefire in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri and Poonch districts.
2018-11-20
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Defence/Security
India, Vietnam reiterate importance of peaceful Indo-Pacific
Hanoi, Nov 20 (IANS) India and Vietnam reiterated the importance of building a peaceful Indo-Pacific region during a meeting between President Ram Nath Kovind and his Vietnamese counterpart Nguyen Phu Trong here on Tuesday.
2018-11-20
Category: International, United States,Politics,Defence/Security,Diplomacy,Business/Economy
Think before scrapping FTA, China tells Maldives
Beijing, Nov 20 (IANS) China on Tuesday said it hoped the Maldives will think before scraping the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with it after an influential leader of the island nation said his country will pull out of it as the deal was blindly pro-Beijing.
2018-11-20
Category: International, China,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Diaspora,Business/Economy
Street artists must respect locals: Mexican illustrator on Delhi wall mural
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) Mexican street artist and graphic illustrator, Edgar Flores 'Saner' known for his visual satire, says that although art has an "obligation" to speak about political moments, street artists must respect local sentiments as he executes his large scale mural in Delhi bylanes.
2018-11-20
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,National,Politics,Art/Culture/Books,IANS Life
Policeman stabbed in Brussels, attacker shot
Brussels, Nov 20 (IANS) A policeman was stabbed in Brussels on Tuesday, while the attacker was shot and injured by another officer, the Belgian Interior Ministry has confirmed.
2018-11-20
Category: International, Belgium,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
1st global assessment biodiversity report to be launched in May 2019
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) In May 2019, representatives of 130 governments, including India, will be presented for discussion and possible approval a global assessment report on biodiversity and ecosystem services since 2005, it was announced on Tuesday.
2018-11-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Hindi film audience now demands something different: Vinod Kapri
Panaji, Nov 20 (IANS) Whether it was "Trapped", "Gali Guleiyan" or now "Pihu", cinema that leaves the audience unsettled, is gradually finding space on the big screen. "Pihu" director Vinod Kapri says it is because Hindi movie viewers have matured and want new storylines.
2018-11-20
Category: India, Goa,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
TN Governor says he went by advice while freeing convicts
Chennai, Nov 20 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit said on Tuesday that he went by the advice of the Advocate General while freeing three AIADMK activists convicted for burning a bus which killed three young women.
2018-11-20
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Mary assures medal in women's boxing Worlds
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) Veteran boxer M.C.Mary Kom on Tuesday assured herself of a medal as she entered the semi-finals of the Women's World Boxing Championship here.
2018-11-20
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Jude Law wasn't nervous while playing Dumbledore
Los Angeles, Nov 20 (IANS) Actor Jude Law says he was not nervous to essay the role of Albus Dumbledore in "Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald".
2018-11-20
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Railways to use video analytics, other tech for crowd control at stations during Kumbh
Allahabad, Nov 20 (IANS) Indian Railways will use technology, including Artificial Intelligence (AI), in a big way to tackle the massive rush of passengers to this holy city during the upcoming Kumbh Mela -- for which it will deploy as many as 800 special trains.
2018-11-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Technology,Business/Economy
Muzaffarpur horror: Woman accused surrenders
Patna, Nov 20 (IANS) One of the accused in the Muzaffarpur shelter home horror, Madhu Kumari, who has been absconding for nearly six months, appeared before the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and surrendered in a court on Tuesday.
2018-11-20
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
4,288 nominations filed in Rajasthan
Jaipur, Nov 20 (IANS) A total of 4,288 nomination papers have been filed by 3,295 candidates for the Rajasthan Assembly elections, Chief Electoral Officer Anand Kumar said on Tuesday.
2018-11-20
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
When Vicky Kaushal swallowed a nail (Movie Snippets)
Mumbai, Nov 20 (IANS) Actor Vicky Kaushal says he got screwed early in his life, when he swallowed a nail.
2018-11-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Hollywood doesn't really explore violence: Anurag Kashyap
Mumbai, Nov 20 (IANS) Known as a master of making violence-based movies in Hindi cinema, filmmaker Anurag Kashyap expressed his thoughts on violence staged in Hollywood, saying American movies dont really explore violence.
2018-11-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Decided not to contest 2019 polls: Sushma
Indore, Nov 20 (IANS) External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Tuesday said that she has decided not to contest the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.
2018-11-20
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
New treatment shows promise against peanut allergy
New York, Nov 20 (IANS) In a first, an oral immunotherapy drug derived from peanut protein could help build tolerance and eliminate potentially deadly reactions in children and adolescents with severe peanut allergies.
2018-11-20
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
Shooting for 'Housefull 4' wrapped up
Mumbai, Nov 20 (IANS) The shooting for the fourth instalment of the "Housefull" franchise has concluded.
2018-11-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
For me aggression is passion to win, says Kohli
Brisbane, Nov 20 (IANS) Indian skipper Virat Kohli, who is known for his aggressive approach on the field, on Tuesday said aggression for him is passion to win the game for his country.
2018-11-20
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
India, Bhutan review bilateral ties
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) India and Bhutan reviewed all aspects of their bilateral ties during a three-day visit by Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale to the Himalayan kingdom, the External Affairs Ministry said on Tuesday.
2018-11-20
Category: International, India,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Defence/Security,Diplomacy,Business/Economy
Piramal Glass deploys Microsoft Azure IoT platform for seamless production
Mumbai, Nov 20 (IANS) Glass packaging company Piramal Glass on Tuesday announced that it has deployed Microsoft's Azure IoT platform to digitally transform its manufacturing operations.
2018-11-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Technology,Business/Economy
Nissan shares fall 5.45% after Chairman's arrest
Tokyo, Nov 20 (IANS) Japanese automobile manufacturer Nissan's shares on Tuesday fell by 5.45 per cent on the Tokyo Stock Exchange following the arrest of its chairman over alleged financial irregularities.
2018-11-20
Category: International, Japan,Business/Economy
Vijayan slams Sangh, Congress over Sabarimala
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 20 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Tuesday slammed the Sangh Parivar-led forces and the Congress in Kerala for turning Sabarimala into a battle field.
2018-11-20
Category: India, Kerala,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Religion
Sensex drops by 220 points on negative global cues
Mumbai, Nov 20 (IANS) The BSE Sensex fell over 220 points taking cues from its Asian peers during the afternoon session on Tuesday as the Nifty also slipped below the 10,700-mark, despite both the domestic currency and crude oil prices being in the favourable zone.
2018-11-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Maoists torch 2 vehicles in Jharkhand
Ranchi, Nov 20 (IANS) Maoists set two trucks on fire in Jharkhand's Latehar district on Tuesday, police said.
2018-11-20
Category: India, Bihar,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Judge halts Trump's asylum ban
San Francisco, Nov 20 (IANS) A US federal judge has stopped President Donald Trump's administration from refusing asylum to immigrants who cross the country's southern border illegally.
2018-11-20
Category: International, Costa Rica,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Absconding former Bihar Minister surrenders
Patna, Nov 20 (IANS) Former Bihar Minister Manju Verma, who was absconding for nearly three months in an arms case related to the Muzaffarpur shelter home horror, surrendered at a court on Tuesday.
2018-11-20
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Rahul attacks Modi, now over Doval
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday accused government officials of interfering with the CBI's working - the latest being allegations that NSA Ajit Doval attempted to meddle in a case.
2018-11-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Samsung brings world's first 4-rear camera smartphone to India
Gurugram, Nov 20 (IANS) Upping the ante in the camera department, South Korean tech giant Samsung on Tuesday brought Galaxy A9, its first smartphone with quadruple primary (rear) camera system, to India.
2018-11-20
Category: India, Haryana,Business/Economy,Technology
'Crazy Rich Asians' director to be honoured by publicists
Los Angeles, Nov 20 (IANS) Hollywood publicists have selected "Crazy Rich Asians" director Jon M. Chu as the recipient of the Motion Picture Showman of the Year Award.
2018-11-20
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Shakeela a brave soul who defied norms: Richa Chadha
Mumbai, Nov 20 (IANS) Actress Richa Chadha says southern adult film actress Shakeela was a brave soul who defied the norms of the business during her time.
2018-11-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
BJP, Independents get 2 seats each in Uttarakhand civic polls
Dehradun, Nov 20 (IANS) The ruling BJP and the Independents won two seats each in the contest for the mayoral and chairman's posts in Uttarakhand's 84 civic bodies for which vote counting was underway on Tuesday, officials said.
2018-11-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Voting on for last phase of Chhattisgarh Assembly polls, 24% voter turnout
Raipur, Nov 20 (IANS) Polling continued on Tuesday for the second and concluding phase in 72 seats spread across 19 districts to elect a new Chhattisgarh Assembly, with nearly 24 per cent of the over 1.5 crore electorate casting their votes in the first four hours.
2018-11-20
Category: India, Uttarakhand ,National,Politics
Xiaomi opens record 500 retail stores in one day in rural India
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) Chinese electronics major Xiaomi on Tuesday announced it has opened a record 500 retail stores in rural parts of India.
2018-11-20
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Top Rank signs boxing star Vijender
Los Angles, Nov 20 (IANS) India's professional boxer Vijender Singh has signed a multi-year agreement with Top Rank, Hall of Fame promoter Bob Arum announced on Tuesday.
2018-11-20
Category: International, United States,Sports,Other Sports
Bainimarama sworn in for second term as Fiji PM
Suva, Nov 20 (IANS) Incumbent Fijian Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama was on Tuesday sworn in for a second term after his ruling FijiFirst party won this year's general elections.
2018-11-20
Category: International, Fiji,Politics
Alonso expects better performance by McLaren in 2019
Abu Dhabi, Nov 20 (IANS) Mclaren's star Fernando Alonso insisted that the team would be putting lessons learned from an often-frustrating 2018 into practice for 2019, according to the official website of F1 on Tuesday.
2018-11-20
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Motorsports
Proposed technology export ban in US could affect Apple
San Francisco, Nov 20 (IANS) A ban has been proposed in the US on the selling of emerging technologies like Artificial Intelligence (AI), computer vision and iPhone processor technology, which could majorly affect trade, working and research of many tech giants, including Apple.
2018-11-20
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Business/Economy
Neha, Angad name daughter Mehr Dhupia Bedi
Mumbai, Nov 20 (IANS) Actors Neha Dhupia and Angad Bedi have named their first born Mehr Dhupia Bedi.
2018-11-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Vietnamese activist to stand trial for insulting national flag
Hanoi, Nov 20 (IANS) A Vietnamese activist will be tried on Thursday for insulting the national flag, which is punishable in the country with up to three years in prison, the Human Rights Watch (HRW) said on Tuesday.
2018-11-20
Category: International, United States,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident
2,600 guests to attend new Japanese emperor's coronation
Tokyo, Nov 20 (IANS) At least 2,600 guests will attend Prince Naruhito's coronation ceremony as the new Japanese Emperor in October 2019, six months after his father, Akihito, abdicates the throne, the government said on Tuesday.
2018-11-20
Category: International, Japan,Politics,Human Interest/Society
Xi in Philippines for first Chinese Presidential visit in 13 years
Manila, Nov 20 (IANS) Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived here on Tuesday for the first official visit of a Chinese President to the Philippines in 13 years, a sign of the close bilateral relations since the Southeast Asian country's leader assumed power.
2018-11-20
Category: International, Philippines,Politics,Diplomacy
Jackman shares message for Krasinski, Reynolds after Twitter roast
Los Angeles, Nov 20 (IANS) Actor Hugh Jackman took the opportunity at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival, where he was being honoured, to take a dig at actors John Krasinski and Ryan Reynolds.
2018-11-20
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
16 Democrats to oppose Pelosi's election as new House Speaker
Washington, Nov 20 (IANS) A group of 16 rebel Democrats have said that they will oppose Representative Nancy Pelosis bid for House speaker when the new Congress convenes in January 2019, the media reported.
2018-11-20
Category: International, United States,Politics
Kareena, Abhishek, Madhuri join the world of 'Mowgli...'
Mumbai, Nov 20 (IANS) Indian stars Kareena Kapoor Khan, Abhishek Bachchan, Madhuri Dixit Nene, Anil Kapoor and Jackie Shroff will lend their voices to characters of Netflix's "Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle" for its Hindi dubbed version.
2018-11-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Hollywood
Suarez demands Dembele show more commitment to Barcelona
Paris, Nov 20 (IANS) Barcelona Uruguayan international forward Luis Suarez urged his French teammate, forward Ousmane Dembele, to show more commitment to the club he joined over a year ago.
2018-11-20
Category: International, France,Sports,Football
Democracy crying: Rahul alleges pointing at Doval
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) Congress President Rahul Gandhi, continuing his attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, said on Tuesday democracy in India was "crying" as government officials interfere with the CBI - the latest being revalations that NSA Ajit Doval had attempted to interfere in a case relating to the agency.
2018-11-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Portugal surprised by talk of joint World Cup bid with Spain, Morocco
Lisbon, Nov 20 (IANS) Portugal's prime minister said that his government has had no official word from Madrid about joining with Spain and Morocco in a bid to host the 2030 FIFA World Cup.
2018-11-20
Category: International, Portugal,Sports,Football
Netherlands draw 2-2 with Germany to reach Nations League semis
Gelsenkirchen (Germany), Nov 20 (IANS) A stoppage-time goal by Virgil van Dijk gave the Netherlands a 2-2 draw with Germany and lifted the Dutch into the final four of the inaugural UEFA Nations League alongside Portugal, England and Switzerland.
2018-11-20
Category: International, Germany,Sports,Football
Little Mix's Jesy blasts Piers Morgan
London, Nov 20 (IANS) Singer Jesy Nelson has called journalist Piers Morgan a " silly twat", following his offensive comments about her band Little Mix's latest single.
2018-11-20
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
KJ Apa likes challenges
Los Angeles, Nov 20 (IANS) "Riverdale" star KJ Apa says it is always good to be uncomfortable, and likes to be challenged.
2018-11-20
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz
Cheryl's 'X Factor' act sparks complaints
London, Nov 20 (IANS) Singer Cheryl's performance on "X Factor" has sparked complaints to watchdog Ofcom from viewers, who deemed her set "too raunchy".
2018-11-20
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
NASA selects landing site for Mars 2020 Rover
Washington, Nov 20 (IANS) NASA has chosen Jezero Crater delta, where the sediments contain clays and carbonates, as the landing site for its upcoming Mars 2020 Rover mission, the US space agency said.
2018-11-20
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
New drug shows promise in halting spread of brain cancer
New York, Nov 20 (IANS) Scientists have developed a novel drug that could block glioblastoma -- the deadliest form of brain cancer -- from spreading.
2018-11-20
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Separatist leader killed in J&K
Srinagar, Nov 20 (IANS) A leader of Syed Ali Shah Geelani's Tehreek-e-Hurriyat group was shot dead by unidentified gunmen on Tuesday in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag district, police said.
2018-11-20
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Rollerblades, record player: Items from Priyanka, Nick's wedding registry
Los Angeles, Nov 20 (IANS) Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra, who is engaged to pop singer Nick Jonas, has opened up about picking various items for home and lifestyle ahead of her upcoming wedding day.
2018-11-20
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Hollywood
6 killed in Maharashtra army depot blast
Nagpur, Nov 20 (IANS) Six persons died in a blast at the Wardha ammunition depot of the army here in Maharashtra on Tuesday, officials said.
2018-11-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security
'US preparing to add Venezuela to list of terror sponsors'
Washington, Nov 20 (IANS) The US is preparing to add Venezuela to its list of state sponsors of terrorism, the media reported.
2018-11-20
Category: International, United States,Politics
Winter coats to rule this season
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) Winter coats are the basic clothing of seasonal wardrobe. Therefore, selecting the perfect piece from a wide array of styles can be very tricky and time consuming.
2018-11-20
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Stan Lee's company slams Bill Maher
Los Angeles, Nov 20 (IANS) Stan Lees company POW! Entertainment posted an open letter slamming Bill Mahers response to the comic book legends death.
2018-11-20
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Britons need a second chance to vote on Brexit (Column: Active Voice)
Divorces are always messy, but none have so much at stake as the separation of Britain from the European Union (EU).
2018-11-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Opinion/Commentary,Business/Economy
Both my girls are doing really well: Angad Bedi
Mumbai, Nov 20 (IANS) Actor Angad Bedi, who has welcomed his first bundle of joy -- a daughter with actress Neha Dhupia, says both his "girls are doing really well".
2018-11-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Vikrant Massey on 'Broken But Beautiful'
Mumbai, Nov 20 (IANS) If youve been watching the live streaming of the web series "Mirzapur", you cant miss the very talented Vikrant Masseys knock-out performance as a trigger-happy but quiet character who makes his presence felt through his silences.
2018-11-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
SC adjourns CBI hearing post 'leak' of Verma's response
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) Taking exception to a leak of CBI Director Alok Verma's response to the CVC's report submitted in sealed cover before it a day ago, the Supreme Court on Tuesday adjourned hearing of the case till November 29.
2018-11-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Avitesh is inheritor of Aadesh Shrivastava's talent in true sense: Big B
Mumbai, Nov 20 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who shared a close bond with Aadesh Shrivastava, says that the late music composer's son Avitesh is the inheritor of his father's talent in the true sense.
2018-11-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Polling underway for last phase of Chhattisgarh Assembly polls
Raipur, Nov 20 (IANS) Polling was underway on Tuesday in the second and concluding phase in 72 seats spread across 19 districts to elect a new Chhattisgarh Assembly, with nearly 13 per cent of the over 1.5 crore electorate casting their votes in the first two hours, officials said.
2018-11-20
Category: India, Uttarakhand ,National,Politics
Soldier, 4 militants killed in J&K gunfight
Srinagar, Nov 20 (IANS) One para commando of the Indian Army and four militants were killed in a gunfight in a Jammu and Kashmir village in Shopian district on Tuesday while four civilians were injured in ensuing clashes, officials said.
2018-11-20
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism,Defence/Security
Millennial stress load - and how to overcome it (Health Tips)
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) India, with a population of over a billion people, will have the worlds youngest population by 2020. While this sounds promising in terms of the composition of the workforce, the millennial generation is also proven to have higher stress levels in comparison to those of an older generation.
2018-11-20
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,National,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society,IANS Life
Google Home celebrates Mickey Mouse's 90th birthday with special features
San Francisco, Nov 20 (IANS) Google is celebrating Mickey Mouse's 90th birthday with new special features on Google Home.
2018-11-20
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Business/Economy,Human Interest/Society
Astronomers expect rare gamma-ray burst
Sydney, Nov 20 (IANS) In a second only to the Big Bang event, astronomers have identified a "nearby" star system with the potential to produce a gamma-ray burst, one of the most energetic events in the universe.
2018-11-20
Category: International, Australia,Science/Tech
Pakistan, IMF facing differences over bailout programme
Islamabad, Nov 20 (IANS) Pakistan and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) were facing differences over tough conditionalities on key areas of a bailout programme, including further increase in energy prices, more taxes and complete disclosure of Chinese financial support, a Minister said here.
2018-11-20
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Diplomacy,Business/Economy
Court seeks Musharraf's travel itinerary
Islamabad, Nov 20 (IANS) The IslamĀ­abad High Court (IHC) has directed the counsel for former President Pervez Musharraf to provide a travel itinerary of his client next month, as his return would enable a special court to proceed in the high treason case.
2018-11-20
Category: International, Pakistan,Immigration/Law/Rights,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
'Dimsum Affairs' to cozy up to on winter evenings in Guwahati (Foodie Trail-Guwahati)
Guwahati, Nov 20 (IANS) The dip in the mercury level during the day and foggy evenings have set the tone for a perfect get together of friends and old buddies. And what else does one need if the menu is topped with some hot and steaming dimsums, which will not only help one open up one's heart but also tantalise the taste buds?
2018-11-20
Category: India, Assam,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,National,IANS Life
5 essential life-skills to equip your child for the real world (November 20 is Universal Children's Day)
Have you ever wondered how independent your child actually is? Will your child be able to look after himself/herself if left alone for a while? Do you think your child is well-equipped with essential life skills to face the world?
2018-11-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life,Education,Human Interest/Society
'Moulin Rouge!' to open on broadway in 2019
Los Angeles, Nov 20 (IANS) "Moulin Rouge!", the spectacular stage adaptation of the 2001 Baz Luhrmann film of the same name is set for a broadway opening in summer of 2019.
2018-11-20
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Anushka unveils her interactive wax figure in Madame Tussauds
Singapore, Nov 20 (IANS) Actress-producer Anushka Sharma has unveiled her interactive wax figure in Madame Tussauds here and says she is glad that her figurine is the first ever talking and interactive wax statue.
2018-11-20
Category: International, Singapore,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Soldier, 4 militants killed in J&K gunfight
Srinagar, Nov 20 (IANS) One para commando of the Indian Army and four militants were killed in a gunfight in a Jammu and Kashmir village in Shopian district on Tuesday, Defence Ministry spokesman said.
2018-11-20
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism,Defence/Security
China sends 5 satellites into orbit on single rocket
Beijing, Nov 20 (IANS) China launched a new space environment research satellite and four nanosatellites on a single rocket on Tuesday.
2018-11-20
Category: International, China,Science/Tech
Trump might authorise troops to protect border personnel
Washington, Nov 20 (IANS) US President Donald Trump is expected to grant a new authority to American troops on the Southwest border with Mexico to protect border personnel from migrants if they engage in violence, according to defence officials.
2018-11-20
Category: International, United States,Politics,Defence/Security,Immigration/Law/Rights
Misty morning in Delhi, air quality 'very poor'
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) The national capital on Tuesday witnessed a misty morning with the air quality remaining in the 'very poor' category for the fourth consecutive day.
2018-11-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Amritsar attack: Punjab Police detain hardliners for questioning
Amritsar, Nov 20 (IANS) The Punjab Police have detained a few people having links to separatist organisations in connection with Sunday's grenade attack on a prayer meeting of the Nirankari sect in Amritsar, police sources said on Tuesday.
2018-11-20
Category: India, Punjab,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism,Crime/Disaster/Accident
3 killed in Maharashtra army depot blast
Nagpur, Nov 20 (IANS) At least three persons were killed and around 12 others injured in a blast at the Wardha ammunition depot of the army here in Maharashtra on Tuesday, officials said.
2018-11-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security
Ivanka Trump used personal mail for government business
Washington, Nov 20 (IANS) Ivanka Trump, US President Donald Trump's daughter, sent hundreds of emails last year to White House aides, Cabinet officials and her assistants using a personal account, many of them in violation of federal records rules, the media reported.
2018-11-20
Category: International, United States,Politics
Sensex, Nifty open in red
Mumbai, Nov 20 (IANS) The key Indian equity indices, BSE Sensex and Nifty50, opened in red on Tuesday.
2018-11-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Indian, Pakistani armies clash on LoC
Jammu, Nov 20 (IANS) The Indian and Pakistani armies traded heavy fire on the Line of Control (LoC) on Tuesday in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir, defence sources said.
2018-11-20
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Defence/Security
3 arrested in Australia for plotting 'IS-inspired' attack
Melbourne, Nov 20 (IANS) Three men were arrested on Tuesday on suspicion of plotting an "Islamic State (IS)-isnpired" terrorist attack in Melbourne, police said.
2018-11-20
Category: International, United Kingdom,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Over 3,500 file nominations for Telangana polls
Hyderabad, Nov 20 (IANS) Over 3,500 candidates have filed their nominations for the December 7 Telangana Assembly elections, officials said.
2018-11-20
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
3 killed in J&K gunfight
Srinagar, Nov 20 (IANS) Two militants and a para-commando were killed on Tuesday in a gunfight in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district, police said.
2018-11-20
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
4 killed in Chicago shooting
Chicago, Nov 20 (IANS) Four people have died in a shooting at a Chicago hospital, including two female members of staff, a police officer and the gunman himself, Mayor Rahm Emanuel said.
2018-11-20
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Big B to meet UP farmers to pay off their loans
Mumbai, Nov 20 (IANS) After Maharashtra, megastar Amitabh Bachchan will pay off loans of farmers in Uttar Pradesh and will personally meet some of them to give them their bank letters.
2018-11-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Business/Economy
2nd phase of J&K Panchayat polls begin
Jammu/Srinagar, Nov 20 (IANS) Voting started for the second phase of Panchayat polls in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday amid tight security as voters started trickling out to exercise their franchise.
2018-11-20
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Indian peacekeeper injured in DRC rebel attack
United Nations, Nov 20 (IANS) An attack by a rebel group has injured an Indian police peacekeeper serving an UN operation in a Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) area facing the Ebola crisis, an UN official said.
2018-11-20
Category: International, United States,Terrorism,Defence/Security,Diplomacy,Health/Medicine
Facebook Messenger crashes globally
San Francisco, Nov 20 (IANS) Several users in the US and Europe on Tuesday reported that Facebook Messenger was not working for them.
2018-11-20
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Business/Economy
Twinkle is unique in so many ways: KJo
Mumbai, Nov 20 (IANS) Filmmaker Karan Johar says working with his friend and actress-writer-producer Twinkle Khanna was "easy and comfortable".
2018-11-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
UN adopts 1st resolution on sexual harassment
United Nations, Nov 20 (IANS) The Third Committee of the UN General Assembly has adopted a resolution on sexual harassment, the first of its kind at the the world body.
2018-11-20
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diplomacy
Polling begins for last phase of Chhattisgarh Assembly elections
Raipur, Nov 20 (IANS) Amid tight security, polling began at 8 a.m for the second and concluding phase on Tuesday for 72 seats spread across 19 districts to elect a new Chhattisgarh Assembly, officials said.
2018-11-20
Category: India, Uttarakhand ,National,Politics
When Blac Chyna looked stressed out while coming out of airport
London, Nov 20 (IANS) Model Blac Chyna appeared stressed out when she was pictured arriving at LAX on Sunday night after jetting back home.
2018-11-20
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
China urges US to make good on promise to support regional infrastructure
Beijing, Nov 20 (IANS) China welcomes the US' commitment to support regional infrastructure and hopes the promise won't fail in practice, Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Geng Shuang said on Monday when commenting on US Vice President Mike Pence's recent statement.
2018-11-20
Category: International, China,Politics,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
UN Security Council to consider draft resolution on Yemen
United Nations, Nov 20 (IANS) A draft resolution on Yemen was circulated among all Security Council members on Monday for their consideration, diplomats said.
2018-11-20
Category: International, United States,Politics,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Instagram removes fake likes, comments to fight automated bots
San Francisco, Nov 20 (IANS) Facebook-owned photo sharing platform Instagram has announced the latest step to purge inauthentic likes, follows and comments from accounts that used third-party apps to boost their popularity.
2018-11-20
Category: International, Costa Rica,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Defence/Security,Technology
Filmmaker casts actress as Jesus Christ
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) Filmmaker Aneek Chaudhuri, whose "White" -- a silent film on rape survivors -- has been to various film festivals, is now looking to "shake up beliefs" with his next film "Cactus" in which he has cast an actress as Jesus Christ.
2018-11-20
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Religion,Lifestyle/Fashion
Rachel Weisz shows of her post baby body
London , Nov 20 (IANS) Actress Rachel Weisz flaunted her post-baby body in a plunging black gown as she attended the Governors Awards just three months after giving birth
2018-11-20
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Cameroon, Saudi to begin security cooperation
Yaounde, Nov 20 (IANS) Cameroon and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia have agreed to lay the groundwork for security ties between both countries, the president of Cameroon said in a statement on Monday.
2018-11-20
Category: International, Cameroon,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
World Italian Cuisine Week gets underway
Rome, Nov 20 (IANS/AKI) The third Italian Cuisine Week to promote high-quality Italian cuisine and authentic agri-food products internationally kicked off on Monday and will run through Sunday, the foreign ministry said in a statement.
2018-11-20
Category: International, Italy,Lifestyle/Fashion,Politics,Art/Culture/Books,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society
Russia slams US for expanding Cuban sanctions
Moscow, Nov 20 (IANS) The Russian Foreign Ministry on Monday "strongly" criticised the US for imposing new sanctions on Cuba.
2018-11-20
Category: International, Russian Federation,Politics,Defence/Security,Business/Economy,Diplomacy
'Crazy Rich Asians 2' won't happen for a while
Los Angeles, Nov 20 (IANS) Actress Constance Wu, who played lead Rachel in the blockbuster romantic comedy "Crazy Rich Asians", has hinted that a follow-up has been discussed, but she said it probably won't be any time soon because of director Jon M. Chu's hectic filming schedule.
2018-11-20
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
White House restores CNN reporter Acosta's press pass
Washington, Nov 20 (IANS) CNN on Monday ended its lawsuit against US President Donald Trump after the White House returned reporter Jim Acosta's press pass, media reported.
2018-11-20
Category: International, United States,Immigration/Law/Rights,Media,Defence/Security
UN urges all parties work to ensure calm between Israel, Gaza
United Nations, Nov 20 (IANS) The UN on Monday urged all parties to work to maintain the "precarious" restoration of calm reached between Israel and Palestinian authorities in the Gaza Strip after the escalation of violence last week, warning of the potential eruption of a new armed conflict in the region.
2018-11-20
Category: International, United States,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Defence/Security,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Multiple people reported shot near hospital in Chicago
Chicago, Nov 20 (IANS) Police said that multiple people were shot on Monday afternoon near Mercy Hospital and Medical Center at south side of Chicago.
2018-11-20
Category: International, United States,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident
US slaps sanctions on individual related to DPRK
Washington, Nov 20 (IANS) US Treasury on Monday announced that it has imposed sanctions on a South African national for his alleged action of helping Pyongyang "evade US sanctions."
2018-11-20
Category: International, United States,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Defence/Security
Morocco, UK discuss ways to strengthen military cooperation
Rabat, Nov 20 (IANS) Senior military leaders from Morocco and the UK discussed measures to strengthen bilateral military cooperation, the Moroccan army said on Monday.
2018-11-20
Category: International, Malta,Politics,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
'Saudi Crown prince to attend G20 summit in Argentina'
Riyadh, Nov 20 (IANS) Saudi Arabia Energy Minister Khalid Al-Falih on Monday said that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman Al Saud will participate in the upcoming G20 summit in Argentina, Al Arabiya local news reported.
2018-11-20
Category: International, Saudi Arabia,Politics,Defence/Security,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife,Immigration/Law/Rights
Gigi Hadid honours hard-working parents
Sydney, Nov 20 (IANS) Model Gigi Hadid opened up about being pigeonholed due to her parent's success and being told she was undeserving of her career in the fashion industry.
2018-11-20
Category: International, Australia,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
British envoy to address lawmakers on Brexit
Rome, Nov 20 (IANS/AKI) Britain's ambassador to Italy, Jill Morris, on Tuesday will brief Italian MPs on the prospects for students, university researchers and Italian cultural organisations ahead of her country's planned withdrawal from the European Union next year, the parliament said in a statement.
2018-11-20
Category: International, Italy,Politics,Education
Iraq denies reports of mediating between Iran, Saudi
Baghdad, Nov 20 (IANS) Iraq has denied reports that President Barham Salih is mediating between regional rivals Iran and Saudi Arabia, media reported.
2018-11-20
Category: International, Iraq,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Defence/Security,Diaspora
My producers felt I won't be able to act in films: Akshay Kumar
Mumbai, Nov 20 (IANS) Actor Akshay Kumar did lots of action films during the initial part of his career as his producers and directors thought that he won't be able to act in their films.
2018-11-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Lifestyle/Fashion,Cinema/Showbiz
Joey King slams plane passenger who thought she had cancer
London, Nov 20 (IANS) The "Kissing Booth" star Joey King slams plane passenger who thought she had cancer because of her bald head and feared contracting it from her
2018-11-20
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
US envoy for DPRK to meet S. Korean counterpart to discuss denuclearisation
Washington, Nov 20 (IANS) US special envoy on the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) will meet his South Korean counterpart here on Tuesday to discuss denuclearisation and ties, the US State Department said.
2018-11-20
Category: International, United States,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Defence/Security,Business/Economy
No point making documentary films on social issues: Akshay Kumar
Mumbai, Nov 20 (IANS) Actor Akshay Kumar, who is known for featuring in socially relevant films, feels that there is no point in making documentary films on social issues as most of the time people don't react to those films.
2018-11-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Lifestyle/Fashion,Cinema/Showbiz
Delhi University files police complaint against Baisoya
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) Days after cancelling his admission, the Delhi University (DU) on Monday filed a police complaint against Ankiv Baisoya for submitting fake educational certificates to get admission in the university.
2018-11-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Education
Mahatma Gandhi led a bloodless revolution: Vice President
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Monday remembered Mahatma Gandhi as one of the greatest revolutionaries the world has ever seen, whose "bloodless revolution" inspired great leaders like Martin Luther King and Nelson Mandela.
2018-11-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Centre clears Rs 546 cr more for flood-hit Karnataka
New Delhi/Bengaluru, Nov 20 (IANS) The Central government has approved an additional assistance of Rs 546.21 crore to Karnataka, which was affected by floods and landslides in August, said an official statement on Monday.
2018-11-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Wish it's my last visit to Ram Lalla in tent: Bhaiyyaji Joshi
Lucknow, Nov 20 (IANS) "Sah Karyavahak" of the Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) Bhaiyyaji Joshi on Monday prayed at the makeshift temple of Lord Ram at the disputed site in Ayodhya and wished this was his last "Darshan" of the deity under a tent.
2018-11-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
5 train robbers held in Delhi
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) Five notorious train robbers, who used to target trains operating from the national capital, have been arrested, a police officer said here on Monday.
2018-11-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Roman Polanski's daughter, Jonathan Rhys Meyers skip IFFI
Panaji, Nov 20 (IANS) Morgane Polanski, daughter of filmmaker Roman Polanski, and "Bend It Like Beckham" star Jonathan Rhys Meyers, who were expected to attend the 49th IFFI here for the world premiere of their movie "The Aspern Papers" -- the gala's opening film -- have given the event a miss.
2018-11-20
Category: India, Goa,National,Cinema/Showbiz
Sonu Sood to pay tribute to Bollywood's action heroes
Panaji, Nov 20 (IANS) Actor Sonu Sood, a fitness freak, will bring a touch of heroism to the opening ceremony of the 49th International Film Festival of India (IFFI) with a one-of-a-kind tribute to Bollywood's iconic action stars.
2018-11-20
Category: India, Goa,National,Cinema/Showbiz
Top CBI official seeks court-monitored probe in Asthana bribery case
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) A top CBI official, Manish Kumar Sinha, on Monday moved the Supreme Court seeking a court-monitored SIT probe into the allegation of bribe against Special CBI Director Rakesh Asthana in the meat exporter Moin Qureshi case.
2018-11-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
'Enforcement agencies not implementing directions to curb pollution'
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Stressing that Delhi is decaying and dying due to air pollution, the Supreme Court-appointed EPCA on Monday slammed the enforcement authorities for failing to implement its directions to control pollution.
2018-11-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Human Interest/Society
Smriti Irani announces sops for Amethi, targets Rahul
Amethi, Nov 19 (IANS) Union Textiles Minister Smriti Irani on Monday announced sops for Amethi, the parliamentary constituency of Congress President Rahul Gandhi.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Dharmapuri bus burning case convicts released
Chennai, Nov 19 (IANS) Three AIADMK party members serving life sentence in the Dharmapuri bus burning case were released on Monday to mark the birth centenary of party founder M.G. Ramachandras (MGR).
2018-11-19
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Rafale controversy won't dent IAF image: Raghunath Nambiar
Guwahati, Nov 19 (IANS) The image of Indian Air Force (IAF) will not be dented due to the controversy regarding the Rafale fighter jets deal, said Air Marshal Raghunath Nambiar, the deputy chief of IAF.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics,Defence/Security
TN announces Rs 1,000 cr assistance for cyclone relief
Chennai, Nov 19 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami on Monday announced a sum of Rs 1,000 crore for carrying out relief works in the cyclone Gaja affected districts.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Qatar keen on CISF training for its industrial security force
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Oil-rich Qatar is keen to know about India's expertise in providing security to oil and gas installations and wants its industrial security force personnel to be trained at CISF facilities in India.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Infosys, Skoda among 1,775 entities served notice for failure to file returns
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Infosys Foundation, Skoda Auto India, University of Rajasthan and Madras Christian College are among 1,775 entities issued show-cause notice under the Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act for their failure to submit annual income and expenditure statements on foreign fundings, officials said on Tuesday.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Business/Economy
Wrong list of deleted voters used for inspection: AAP to EC
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Delhi's ruling AAP on Monday moved the Election Commission protesting "fraudulent" deletion of voter names, alleging that some of its officers used "an inaccurate list of deleted voters" for inspection.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Karnataka farmers give government 15 days to meet demands
Bengaluru, Nov 19 (IANS) The Karnataka Farmers' Association (KFA) on Monday gave the state government 15 days to meet their demands, including loan waiver, minimum support price for all crops and compensation for drought, failing which they would resume and intensify their stir.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics,Business/Economy
4 killed in Delhi factory fire, owner held
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Four people were killed on Monday as a massive fire enveloped an illegal factory here, an official said, adding that its owner had been arrested.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
RBI to pump liquidity worth Rs 8,000 cr on Nov 22
Mumbai, Nov 19 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) would inject Rs 8,000 crore into the market by purchasing government securities on November 22, 2018.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Karnataka villages open defecation free, says CM
Bengaluru, Nov 19 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy on Monday said the southern state was open defecation free in its rural areas.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
NBCC's Q2 net profit up 16%
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) State owned NBCC (India) on Monday reported a rise of 15.97 per cent rise in its net profit for the second quarter of 2018-19.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Sonia hails Manmohan, says empty boasts, vitriol not his style
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) In a veiled dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi on Monday said that "fanciful boasts, self-promoting bombast and the language of abuse and vitriol" was not the style of Manmohan Singh who presided over the country's highest economic growth rate in his tenure as Prime Minister.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
India produces 1.16 million tonnes sugar until mid-November
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Sugar production in the country until November 15 has been 1.16 million tonnes, compared to 1.37 million tonnes during the corresponding period last year, Indian Sugar Mills Association (ISMA) said on Monday.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
No bail-out for Jet Airways, management needs to run airline smoothly: Minister
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) The Centre on Monday said it would not bail out cash-strapped Jet Airways, stating that it's the responsibility of the management to implement policies to ensure financial stability and a smooth functioning of the airline.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Politics
Classical dance exponent announces campaign on toilet use education
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Bharatnatyam exponent Geeta Chandran on World Toilet Day on Monday announced an educational campaign she will undertake on responsible toilet use, followed by a dance tribute to her first guru.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books,Human Interest/Society
RBI to set up panel to review its economic capital framework
Mumbai, Nov 19 (IANS) The RBI board on Monday decided to form an expert committee to examine the economic capital framework of the central bank, which will decide the amount of reserves it can maintain, handing over the balance to the government.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy,Politics
IAAF announces finalists for female world athletes of the year
Beijing, Nov 19 (IANS) The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) on Monday announced the five finalists for female world athlete of the year.
2018-11-19
Category: International, China,Sports,Athletics
Manmohan cautions against argument that development requires restrictions on freedom
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday said that one must not fall prey to the argument that India's development requires a restriction on the freedoms of its people and a concept of nationhood which demands a contrived unity rather than embrace the reality of India's diversity.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Diplomacy,Business/Economy
India seeks more cooperation with Vietnam in four key sectors
Hanoi, Nov 19 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind on Monday called for more cooperation between India and Vietnam in the areas of agriculture, pharmaceuticals, textiles and IT.
2018-11-19
Category: International, United States,Diplomacy
FC Goa extends head coach Lobera's contract for another year
Panaji, Nov 19 (IANS) Indian Super League (ISL) club FC Goa on Monday secured the services of their head coach Sergio Lobera for another year after the Spaniard agreed to stay with the club till the end of the 2019/20 season.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Goa,Sports,Football,ISL
Roman Polanski's daughter, Jonathan Rhys Meyers skips IFFI
Panaji, Nov 19 (IANS) Morgane Polanski, daughter of filmmaker Roman Polanski, and "Bend It Like Beckham" star Jonathan Rhys Meyers, who were expected to attend the 49th IFFI here for the world premiere of their movie "The Aspern Papers" -- the gala's opening film -- have given the gala a miss.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Goa,National,Cinema/Showbiz
Odisha to build houses for cyclone Titli-affected families
Bhubaneswar, Nov 19 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday directed to allot houses under the Biju Pucca Ghar scheme to 13,000 families affected by severe cyclonic storm Titli in October this year.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
Youth accused of raping, murdering toddler in Gurugram held in Uttar Pradesh
Gurugram, Nov 19 (IANS) A youth accused of raping and murdering a three-year-old girl was arrested from Jhansi in Uttar Pradesh, a senior police official said on Monday.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Need automatic 'Right of Way' approval for 5G preparedness: COAI
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) The Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI) on Monday said the industry needed a web-based automatic and timely approval process for Right of Way (ROW) for the country to be prepared for 5G connectivity.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Opposition to meet before winter session of Parliament, chalk out next move: Naidu
Kolkata, Nov 19 (IANS) The much talked about meeting of parties opposed to the BJP to strategise against the saffron party in the next Lok Sabha elections has been postponed and may now be held after the current Assembly elections and before the start of the winter session of Parliament, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu and his West Bengal counterpart Mamata Banerjee said after a meeting between them here.
2018-11-19
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Amarinder blames Pakistan; Punjab, Centre wake up to 'terror' call after Amritsar grenade attack (Roundup)
Amritsar/New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Monday said the Amritsar grenade attack on a prayer meeting of the Nirankari sect seemingly carried "Pakistan's signature", with initial investigations indicating that the grenade used was similar to the ones being manufactured by the Pakistani Army Ordinance factory.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics,Terrorism
Women-related issues in 'The Aspern Papers' relevant today: Director
Panaji, Nov 19 (IANS) Set in the 19th century Victorian era, 'The Aspern Papers', which opens this year's edition of the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) is a telling commentary on the suppression of women's emotion, independence and freedom, issues which are even relevant today, Julien Landais, director of the period drama film said on Monday.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Goa,National,Cinema/Showbiz,Human Interest/Society
New definition of kilogram from May next year: Government
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) India will adopt a new definition of the kilogram (kg) from May next year, after representatives of 60 countries last week voted to redefine the International System of Units.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Goa beach cleaning tender triggers spat between ruling alliance members
Panaji, Nov 19 (IANS) Uncollected garbage strewn on Goa's beaches, and a tender to appoint an agency to clean them, triggered a row in the ruling BJP-led coalition government on Monday.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
Centre releases SOPs for safety of sewer workers
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) In the light of several incidents of the death of sewer workers, the Central government on Monday released Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for cleaning of sewers and septic tanks in order to ensure the workers' safety and prevent accidents.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights,Health/Medicine
Two women Maoists killed in Maharashtra gun-fight
Nagpur, Nov 19 (IANS) Two women Maoists were killed after a fierce gun-battle in the forests of Gadchiroli district here on Monday, an official said.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics,Terrorism
Delhi reports 551 dengue cases so far in November
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) As many as 271 cases of dengue were reported in the national capital in the week ended November 17, taking the total to 551 so far in November, a municipal report showed on Monday.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Health/Medicine
Need to re-engineer, re-imagine our education system: Naidu
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Monday expressed concern over the issue of unemployability among fresh graduates in the country, saying that nothing less than a complete re-engineering of the education system can fix the problem.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Education
Korean dancers to perform in Chandigarh
Chandigarh, Nov 19 (IANS) Dance groups from South Korea will present traditional dances from both North and South Korea here on November 29.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Punjab,National,Art/Culture/Books,Diplomacy
Gujarat to study Maharashtra quota decision and decide on Patidars: Rupani
Ahmedabad, Nov 19 (IANS) Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani on Monday said the state government had sought details from its Maharashtra counterparts about its decision to grant reservation benefits to the Maratha community to find out if the Patidar community could be given a quota here.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Gujarat,National,Religion,Immigration/Law/Rights
69 arrested Sabarimala pilgrims send to jail (Roundup)
Pathanamthitta (Kerala), Nov 19 (IANS) Sixty-nine pilgrims, who were arrested late Sunday night from Sabarimala temple after they defied prohibitory orders, were remanded to judicial custody by a court here on Monday.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics,Religion
Jana Sena to contest Lok Sabha polls in Telangana
Hyderabad, Nov 19 (IANS) Actor-politician Pawan Kalyan on Monday said that the Jana Sena will contest the Lok Sabha elections in Telangana.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
India, Europe sales help Xiaomi swing to net profit in Q3
Hong Kong, Nov 19 (IANS) Riding on its robust sales in India and Europe, China-based Xiaomi on Monday reported a 49.1 per cent increase in revenue for its third quarter of 2018 as net profit reached 2.48 billion yuan ($357.23 million).
2018-11-19
Category: International, Hong Kong,Business/Economy
Accidental explosion kills BSF officer in Jammu
Jammu, Nov 19 (IANS) A Border Security Force (BSF) Assistant Commandant was killed and four others were injured in an accidental explosion on Monday at a border outpost in Jammu and Kashmir's Samba district, officials said.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security
Now men think twice before harassing women: Preity Zinta
Mumbai, Nov 19 (IANS) Amid the ongoing controversy on her comment on the #MeToo movement, Bollywood actress Preity Zinta said it is an encouraging step to a big change for the future as men now think twice before harassing a woman at the workplace.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Cinema/Showbiz,Human Interest/Society
Work on to get India in $5 trillion club soon: Modi
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Reaching out to top industrialists and businessmen, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said the government is working towards making India a $5 trillion economy and for this the country will have to continue scaling up the World Bank's Ease of Doing Business (EODB) ranking.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Top CBI official seeks court-monitored probe in Asthana bribery case
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) A top CBI official, Manish Kumar Sinha, on Monday moved the Supreme Court seeking a court-monitored SIT probe into the allegation of bribe against Special CBI Director Rakesh Asthana in the meat exporter Moin Qureshi case with the petition referring to charges of bribe being made to a Union minister and the other accused claiming connections with the "high and mighty" in the power corridors including NSA Ajit Doval.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Rahul has 'Modiphobia', takes his name 44 times in 22-minute speech: Shah
Narsinghpur (Madhya Pradesh), Nov 19 (IANS) Taking a dig at Congress President Rahul Gandhi, BJP President Amit Shah on Monday said that the opposition leader was afflicted with "Modiphobia" and that is why he takes Prime Minister Narendra Modi's name 44 times in his 22 minute election speech.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Opium cultivation in Afghanistan falls for first time in 3 years
Kabul, Nov 19 (IANS) Opium cultivation in Afghanistan fell 29 per cent in 2018 down to 6,400 tonnes, following a bumper crop the previous year, according to a UN report published on Monday.
2018-11-19
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Malaysia keen to operate direct flights to Kashmir Valley
Srinagar, Nov 19 (IANS) Malaysian High Commissioner to India Dato Hidayat Abdul Hamid on Monday said that Malaysia is keen to start direct tourist flights to Kashmir.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics,Diplomacy,Business/Economy
Centre plans year-long events to mark Guru Nanak's 550th birth anniversary
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Ahead of the 550th birth anniversary of the first Sikh Guru and founder of the Sikh religion Guru Nanak Dev next year, the Centre has decided to undertake a series of commemorative activities across India and abroad.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Religion
Pakistan PM rejects Trump's allegations
Islamabad, Nov 19 (IANS) Pakistan's Prime Minister on Monday rejected the US President's allegations that Islamabad failed to cooperate with the US and had helped the former Al Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden hide in the country until his death at the hands of the US military in a covert operation in 2011.
2018-11-19
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism,Diplomacy
Address public grievances first, Kejriwal tells officials
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday directed all the Heads of Departments (HoDs) of the Delhi government to make redressal of public grievances a "top priority" and that no complaint should be left unresolved.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Putin visits Turkey to inaugurate undersea gas pipeline
Istanbul, Nov 19 (IANS) The Russian President was received by his Turkish counterpart on Monday to officially inaugurate the TurkStream undersea natural gas pipeline which is expected to bring Russian gas through the Black Sea to Turkey and on to Europe from next year.
2018-11-19
Category: International, Turkey,Business/Economy
BSF trooper killed in J&K blast
Jammu, Nov 19 (IANS) A Border Security Force (BSF) trooper was killed and three others were injured in an accidental explosion on Monday at a border outpost in Jammu and Kashmir's Samba district, officials said.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security
Opposition to meet before winter session of Parliament: Naidu
Kolkata, Nov 19 (IANS) The much-talked about meeting of parties opposed to the BJP to strategise against the saffron party in the next Lok Sabha elections has been postponed and may now be held after the current Assembly elections and before the start of the winter session of Parliament, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu and his West Bengal counterpart Mamata Banerjee said after a meeting between them here.
2018-11-19
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Congress targets Modi over CBI officer's revelations against Doval, CVC
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) The Congress on Monday targeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi after senior CBI official M.K. Sinha alleged in the Supreme Court that NSA Ajit Doval and Central Vigilance Commissioner K.V. Chaudhary had interfered in the investigation against CBI Special Director Rakesh Asthana facing bribery charges.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Sabarimala: Devaswom Board asks SC for more time to implement order
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) The Travancore Devaswom Board (TDB) that manages the Sabarimala temple on Monday moved an application in the Supreme Court seeking more time to implement the apex court's order allowing women of all age groups into the temple.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Religion
Costa del Este wins first leg, moves closer to Panama football final
La Chorrera (Panama), Nov 19 (IANS) Panamanian forward Ernesto Sinclair scored a hat-trick to lead visiting Costa del Este to a 3-1 win over San Francisco in the first leg of their semi-final playoff clash in the Apertura, the first tournament of the Panamanian football league's 2018-2019 season.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Telangana,Sports,Football
Storytelling festival concludes with diverse tales from India, abroad
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Stories from Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev's life, a dramatised musical about Mahabharata's Pandavas and actor Pankaj Tripathi's chilling, horror tale of a ride to Patna, formed the key highlights of an oral storytelling festival "Kathakar" here.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Lifestyle/Fashion,Art/Culture/Books
Companies to invest Rs 3,424 crore in city gas distribution projects in Odisha
Bhubaneswar, Nov 19 (IANS) Energy companies will invest about Rs 3,424 crore in city gas distribution projects in seven geographical areas (GAs) covering 17 districts in Odisha, an official said on Monday.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Telcos complete new KYC process in 85% area: COAI
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Telecom operators have completed the adoption of a new e-KYC (Know Your Customer) process in around 85 per cent of the country and the rest is likely to be covered soon, the Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI) said on Monday.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Industrial park rating will boost competitiveness: Prabhu
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) The development of an industrial park rating system would help increase industry competitiveness and boost the manufacturing sector in the country, Commerce Minister Suresh Prabhu said on Monday.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
KMP Expressway inauguration beginning of 2019 LS contest: Khattar
Gurugram, Nov 19 (IANS) Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khatttar on Monday said the inauguration of the KMP Expressway and extension of Faridabad Metro Rail by Prime Minister Narendra Modi was the beginning of the 2019 Lok Sabha polls.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Haryana,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Aadhaar data breach: HC grants more time to UIDAI to file response
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Tuesday allowed the Unique Identification Authority of India's (UIDAI) plea seeking more time to file a response on a plea seeking exemplary damages for the losses caused due to leakage of Aadhaar data.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
KCR's daughter-in-law richer than his son
Hyderabad, Nov 19 (IANS) Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao's daughter-in-law is richer than his son K. T. Rama Rao, a minister in his cabinet.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Herald case: Court dismisses plea seeking to restrain Swamy's tweets
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) A local court here on Monday dismissed Congress leader Motilal Vora's plea seeking to restrain Bharatiya Janata Party leader Subramanian Swamy's tweets on the ongoing National Herald case.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Sonia, Pinki, Simranjeet in quarters; Saweety knocked out of boxing Worlds
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) The giant-killing Sonia and experienced Pinki Jingra along with Simranjeet Kaur entered the quarter-finals of their respective weight categories in the 10th AIBA women's World Boxing Championships at the KD Jhadav Hall here on Monday.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Manipur CM asks some Ministers, officials to quit
Imphal, Nov 19 (IANS) Manipur Chief Minister N. Biren Singh on Monday asked some Ministers and senior officials to resign if they are not concerned about people's welfare.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Manipur,National,Politics
Hopes of easier lending norms, fund inflows lift equity indices (Roundup)
Mumbai, Nov 19 (IANS) Indian equities got a lift on Monday amid expectations the central bank will take measures to ease liquidity crunch and relax lending norms for state-run banks.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Air pollution cuts average Indian's life expectancy by over 4 years: Study
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) India is the world's second most polluted country, slightly trailing only Nepal, the Energy Policy Institute at the University of Chicago (EPIC) said on Monday.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Lifestyle/Fashion,Science/Tech,Environment/Wildlife,Health/Medicine
Many UK workers lack access to decent toilets
London, Nov 19 (IANS) Tens of thousands of UK workers do not have access to decent toilets, Britain's biggest trade union Unite has found.
2018-11-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Lifestyle/Fashion,Human Interest/Society
Sri Lanka's political turmoil continues
Colombo, Nov 19 (IANS) Sri Lanka's political turmoil continued into its third week on Monday, with the government and the former ruling United National Alliance (UNA) quarrelling with each other.
2018-11-19
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
South Africa to take on Paraguay in charity football match
Johannesburg, Nov 19 (IANS) South Africa's national football team will face Paraguay on Tuesday in the Nelson Mandela Challenge in Moses Mabhida, Durban, the South African Football Association (SAFA) said on Monday.
2018-11-19
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Football
More toilets posing greater challenges of untreated sewage
Mumbai, Nov 19 (IANS) With eight crore toilets built in India since 2014, a new challenge in the form of untreated sewage confronts India, with the problems expected to surmount in coming years, officials said at the World Toilet Summit, here on Monday.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Environment/Wildlife,Health/Medicine
Taliban reaches no pact on deadline with US for Afghan peace
Kabul, Nov 19 (IANS) Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Majahid said on Monday that the armed group has reached no agreement with the US special envoy Zalmay Khalilzad on a deadline to reach a peace deal for ending the war in Afghanistan.
2018-11-19
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Diplomacy
Pakistan PM to visit Malaysia
Kuala Lumpur, Nov 19 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan will undertake an official visit to Malaysia from November 20, his first to the country since assuming his post in August.
2018-11-19
Category: International, Malaysia,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Diplomacy
China reports new African swine fever outbreaks
Beijing, Nov 19 (IANS) China has confirmed new outbreaks of African swine fever in its northeastern province of Heilongjiang, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs said on Monday.
2018-11-19
Category: International, China,Health/Medicine
3.7 mn Afghan children have no access to school: UNICEF
Kabul, Nov 19 (IANS) The UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) office in Afghanistan said on Monday that about 3.7 million Afghan children have no access to school due to insecurity and poverty in the country.
2018-11-19
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism,Education
Last phase of Chhattisgarh Assembly polls on Tuesday
Raipur, Nov 19 (IANS) A three-way contest is in the offing as Chhattisgarh goes for the second and concluding phase of Assembly polls on Tuesday for 72 seats spread across 19 districts, with the ruling BJP wrestling it out with the opposition Congress and the Ajit Jogi-Mayawati-led alliance emerging as a formidable third front.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Uttarakhand ,National,Politics
Woodpecker film fest to be back with sixth edition
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) The Woodpecker International Film Festival (WIFF) will be back with the sixth edition here next month.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Ranji tie: Shami yet to join Bengal team
Kolkata, Nov 19 (IANS) Although he made himself available, India pacer Mohammed Shami is yet to join the Bengal squad on the eve of their Ranji Trophy match against Kerala at the Eden Gardens here from Tuesday.
2018-11-19
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
Minister calls for increase in agricultural loan target to Rs 8,000 cr in Bengal
Kolkata, Nov 19 (IANS) Hailing the West Bengal cooperative banks for achieving a higher credit-deposit ratio than the national average, Finance Minister Amit Mitra on Monday urged the cooperative department to increase the agricultural loan disbursement target by Rs 1,000 crore to Rs 8,000 crore in the next year.
2018-11-19
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Two criminals arrested after gun battle in Ghaziabad
Ghaziabad, Nov 19 (IANS) Police arrested two criminals after an overnight gun battle in Ghaziabad.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Xiaomi wants to change rural retail in India with new business
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Chinese electronics major Xiaomi, which is focusing on amplifying its product portfolio beyond smartphones, is all set to launch on Tuesday a new business which, according to the company, will "change rural retail in India".
2018-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology,Business/Economy
Prices of air tickets on Tripura route spike
Agartala, Nov 19 (IANS) Prices of flight tickets on the Tripura route have spiked after some carriers suspended their operations while others curtailed their frequency.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Tripura,National,Business/Economy,Human Interest/Society
Indonesia, Philippines to meet in AFF Suzuki Cup 2018
Jakarta, Nov 19 (IANS) The Indonesian and the Philippines national football teams will play in the AFF Suzuki Cup 2018 at the weekend, the Indonesian football association said on Monday.
2018-11-19
Category: International, Indonesia,Sports,Football
India gets its first sewer cleaning machine
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) In order to reduce sewer deaths and put an end to the unsafe practice of manual scavenging, the Sulabh International on Monday introduced India's first "sewer cleaning machine".
2018-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Health/Medicine
No bail-out for Jet Airways, management needs to run airline smothly: Minister
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) The Central government on Monday ruled out the possibility of providing any financial bail-out or leeway to cash-strapped Jet Airways, stating that it's the prerogative of the company's management to implement policies to ensure smooth functioning of the airline.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Malaria cases drop 24% in India, Odisha best performer: WHO
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) India has been identified as the top country marking maximum progress in reducing malaria cases among the 11 highest burden countries, registering a 24 per cent decrease in 2017 compared to 2016, according to a World Health Organisation (WHO) report.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
HarperCollins India partners ISF for fan outreach programme
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) The unbeaten run of the Indian women's cricket team has landed them in the semi-finals of the ongoing ICC World T20 and the timing couldn't have been any better for leading publisher HarperCollins India to announce its partnership with Indian Sports Fan (ISF), a community of sports fans for women's cricket outreach programme.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Mivi launches 3 new portable wireless speakers in India
Hyderabad, Nov 19 (IANS) Domestic electronic gadgets brand Mivi on Monday launched three new wireless portable Bluetooth speakers -- Octave, Moonstone and Roam -- priced at Rs 1,699, Rs 2,299 and Rs 2,999 respectively.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Technology,Business/Economy
Centre approves Rs 546 crore additional assistance for Karnataka
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) The Centre on Monday approved Rs 546.21 crore additional assistance to Karnataka which has experienced floods and landslides during 2018, a Home Ministry statement said.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Modi opens KMP Expressway; says will cut pollution, traffic
Gurugram, Nov 19 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday inaugurated the Kundli-Manesar section of the Kundli-Manesar-Palwal (KMP) Expressway in Haryana, saying it will help in reducing vehicular pollution in the national capital.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Haryana,National,Politics,Business/Economy
CAG report on demonetisation to be ready before Budget Session
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) is auditing the impact of the controversial demonetisation on the Indian economy and may complete its report on it before the budget session of Parliament early next year.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Sports Flashes bags audio broadcast rights for India's tour of Australia
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Sports Flashes, a multi-sports App, has bagged the audio rights for the upcoming India-Australia cricket series for the Indian audience, it was announced on Monday.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Indian, US special forces start joint exercise
Jaipur, Nov 19 (IANS) The Indian and US special forces on Monday started a 12-day joint military drill at Mahajan Field Firing Ranges here.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
India for more joint projects with China in Afghanistan
Beijing, Nov 19 (IANS) India on Monday said it is ready for more joint projects with China in Afghanistan, a strife-torn country whose diplomats are being trained by both Beijing and New Delhi.
2018-11-19
Category: International, China,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Diplomacy,Business/Economy
Air Quality drops, improvement likely on Tuesday
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Air quality in Delhi and the adjoining areas worsened further to the "very poor" category on Monday. However, pollution is expected to decrease from Tuesday due to favourable winds and a "significant drop" in stubble burning in neighbouring states, officials said.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Cinema/Showbiz
Bullying, violence at workplace linked to heart disease, strokes
London, Nov 19 (IANS) People who are bullied or experience violence at work are at higher risk of developing heart and brain blood vessel problems, including heart attacks and stroke, according to a new study.
2018-11-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
Modi regime replay of Indira's Emergency, says new book
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) There is a striking similarity between the unfolding of events during the 1975-77 Emergency under then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi and the contemporary times under Prime Minister Narendra Modi, a new book suggests.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Art/Culture/Books
It's clear case of terrorism: Amarinder on grenade attack
Amritsar, Nov 19 (IANS) Even as the Punjab Police maintained that some leads were being investigated, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Monday said the grenade attack on a religious congregation of the Nirankari sect was a clear case of terrorism and there was no religious connection to it.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics,Terrorism
Raghuram Rajan's 'I Do What I Do' now in paperback
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Former RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan bestselling book "I Do What I Do", is now available in a paperback edition, publisher HarperCollins announced on Monday.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books,Business/Economy
Spanking may lower social development in small kids
New York, Nov 19 (IANS) Young children who are regularly spanked by their parents are likely to have lower social development, warns a new study.
2018-11-19
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
SIT opposes Zakia's plea against clean chit to former Gujarat CM
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) The Supreme Court-appointed SIT on Monday opposed the plea of Zakia Ahsan Jafri -- the widow of Congress leader Ahsan Jafri -- challenging the Gujarat High Court order upholding the clean chit to then Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi and others in the 2002 riots case.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Karnataka villages are open defecation free, says CM
Bengaluru, Nov 19 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy on Monday said the southern state was open defecation free in its rural areas.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
New dual-action virus effective in treating cancer
London, Nov 19 (IANS) Scientists have developed a genetically modified virus that can kill cancer cells as well as destroy their hiding places.
2018-11-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
Potato sized stone removed from kidney
Hyderabad, Nov 19 (IANS) In a rare feat, doctors at the KIMS Hospitals here saved a 39 year-old man by conducting an open kidney surgery to remove a large stone of the size of a potato.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
9 arrested in Goa after clash over religious programme
Panaji, Nov 19 (IANS) Nine persons have been arrested in Goa following a clash between two groups over installation of lights and decoration for a religious float parade being readied for a public procession, police said on Monday.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Goa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Six die as tanker hits stationary bus
Lucknow, Nov 19 (IANS) Six persons were killed in Aligarh in Uttar Pradesh on Monday when a speeding tanker rammed into a stationary roadways bus parked on the roadside after it broke down, police said.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Delhi court wants Lalu's presence through video conferencing
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) A Delhi court on Monday sought former Railway Minister Lalu Prasad's presence through video conferencing in a money laundering case related to the 2006 IRCTC hotels maintenance contract.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Last phase of Chhattisgarh Assembly polls on Tuesday
Raipur, Nov 19 (IANS) A three-way contest is in the offing as Chhattisgarh goes for the second and concluding phase of Assembly polls on Tuesday for 72 seats spread across 19 districts, with the ruling BJP wrestling it out with the opposition Congress and the Ajit Jogi-Mayawati-led alliance emerging as a formidable third front.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Uttarakhand ,National,Politics
Organs of brain-dead girl travel 170 km-long green corridor for transplants in Bengal
Kolkata, Nov 19 (IANS) The liver and kidneys of a 13-year-old brain-dead girl were transported through a 170-kilometre-long green corridor to the city, saving three lives, officials said on Monday.
2018-11-19
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Health/Medicine
Finding right combination of good script, good people a rarity: Arshad Warsi (Lead, correcting para 2)
Mumbai, Nov 19 (IANS) Actor Arshad Warsi's performances in "Munna Bhai M.B.B.S.", "Golmaal: Fun Unlimited", "Dhamaal" and "Ishqiya" have been loved by audiences and critics alike. He says less visibility does not bother him as an actor as his parameters of choosing a project combines not only good script but also collaborating with good people.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,National,IANS Life
'Battle of Longewala' hero Brig Chandpuri cremated with honours
Chandigarh, Nov 19 (IANS) 1971 war hero Brigadier Kuldip Singh Chandpuri, who held his post through the night in the now famous battle of Longewala in Rajasthan with just 120 men against a full-fledged attack of Pakistani tanks, was cremated with state honours here on Monday.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Punjab,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Defence/Security
Koregaon-Bhima case: Digvijay Singh on Pune police radar
Pune, Nov 19 (IANS) Pune police are likely to question senior Congressman and former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Digvijay Singh whose name had come up in the ongoing probe into the Koregaon-Bhima case almost three months ago, officials said here on Monday.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Was pretty nervous to face camera after a long gap: Preity Zinta
Mumbai, Nov 19 (IANS) Actress Preity Zinta, who is making a come back to films after a decade with "Bhaiaji Superhit", says the movie has given her new challenges as an actor and she was quite nervous on the first day of the shoot.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Mamata urges pledge to eradicate open defecation menace
Kolkata, Nov 19 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday called for a pledge to eradicate the menace of open defecation on the occasion of World Toilet Day.
2018-11-19
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Demand growing for portable oxygen cans
Hyderabad, Nov 19 (IANS) With growing air pollution and increase in number of people with pulmonary problems, the demand for portable oxygen cans is increasing in India, says a company which manufactures cans and light weight oxygen cylinders.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Environment/Wildlife
Golfer Shubhankar becomes first Indian to win European Tour Rookie of the Year award
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Young golfer Shubhankar Sharma capped a dream season on the European Tour by becoming the first Indian to win the tours Sir Henry Cotton Rookie of the Year award.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Golf
Things to do this winter vacation with family
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Finding engaging ways to spend fun time with your family could be a task during the winters. Exploring newer activity based things like go karting, bowling, playing cricket to laser blasts and trampoline, experts suggest some fun things to do with your family this winter time.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Indo-Russian military exercise starts
Lucknow, Nov 19 (IANS) The 10th Indo-Russian joint military exercises started in Jhansi in Uttar Pradesh on Monday.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Congress-led opposition to intensify stir over Sabarimala
Kochi, Nov 19 (IANS) With the BJP-RSS going hammer and tongs at the Pinarayi Vijayan government over the way the police is handling the Sabarimala pilgrimage season, the Congress-led United Democratic Front has decided to intensify its protest.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Kerala,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Religion
Case filed against 4 IIT professors under SC/ST Atrocities Act
Kanpur, Nov 19 (IANS) A case has been registered here against four Indian Institute of Technology-Kanpur (IIT-K) professors under the SC/ST Atrocities Act, an official said on Monday.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Education
Smart homes of the future could adjust to your needs
New York, Nov 19 (IANS) Researchers in the US, including one of Indian-origin, are working on a technology that could make homes of the future adjust to your activity without the need for invasive cameras.
2018-11-19
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech,Technology,Diaspora
Amazon, Apple deal win-win game for both: Counterpoint
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Aiming to boost sales in the wake of weaker-than-expected demand for new iPhone models, Apple has sealed a deal with retail giant Amazon to sell its range of products which is a win-win game for both the tech titans, market research firm Counterpoint Research has said.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Kitchen is run by discipline, passion: Chef Vikas Khanna
Mumbai, Nov 19 (IANS) Michelin-starred chef Vikas Khanna finds discipline one of the most necessary traits for success.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Odisha cancels beer bottling plant after protests
Bhubaneswar, Nov 19 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday cancelled the permission given to a beer bottling plant to come up in Dhenkanal district following protests from locals.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
Marvel heroes draw inspiration from insects to breathe
New York, Nov 19 (IANS) Marvel comics superheroes Ant-Man and Wasp experience an increase in metabolic rate and oxygen as they shrink from human to insect size, say researchers while explaining the logic behind the Hollywood characters' transformation in the movie "Ant-Man and the Wasp".
2018-11-19
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion,Technology,Cinema/Showbiz,Health/Medicine
Meeting of opposition parties on Thursday postponed
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) The proposed meeting of the Congress and other opposition parties on November 22 to discuss formation of a joint front against BJP-led NDA has been postponed, sources said on Monday.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
India renews call for WTO reform
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Making an indirect reference to the ongoing US-China trade war that poses a "big challenge" to the multilateral trade system, India on Monday reiterated its call to reform the World Trade Organisation (WTO) to ensure its relevance in the changed global scenario.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Diplomacy
Bengal BJP protests against attack on party president's convoy
Kolkata, Nov 19 (IANS) The West Bengal BJP leadership on Monday held several rallies across the state to protest against the attack on the party's state president Dilip Ghosh's convoy allegedly by Trinamool Congress workers a day ago.
2018-11-19
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
WhatsApp, DEF train community leaders to tackle fake news
Jaipur, Nov 19 (IANS) Aiming to address the challenge of misinformation during the upcomimg Rajasthan Assembly polls, WhatsApp on Monday conducted training for community leaders here, in partnership with the Digital Empowerment Foundation (DEF), the Facebook-owned mobile messaging platform said.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics,Technology
Web series have a great scope in India: 'Mirzapur' actress
Mumbai, Nov 19 (IANS) "Mirzapur" actress Harshita Gaur says web series have a great scope in India with a "huge audience base".
2018-11-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Muzaffarpur horror: Five girls, not two, died in shelter home
Patna, Nov 19 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation has discovered that five minor girls, and not two as reported earlier, died in a shelter home in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Bihar,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Karnataka CM to hold talks with sugarcane farmers on Tuesday
Bengaluru, Nov 19 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy will hold talks with agitating sugarcane farmers on their demands for a higher minimum support price and settling dues from state-run and private mills, said an official on Monday.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Sensex jumps amid bets of RBI-government truce
Mumbai, Nov 19 (IANS) Key equity indices jumped amid bets the government and the Reserve Bank of India will bury their differences at a crucial central bank board meeting on Monday.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
'Ailing Parrikar will address media on mining impasse soon'
Panaji, Nov 19 (IANS) Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar will address the media in three days to clear the air over the ongoing mining impasse in the state, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA Michael Lobo said on Monday.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Rose leads World Golf Ranking, Koepka drops to 2nd
Madrid, Nov 19 (IANS) England's Justin Rose and the United States Brooks Koepka have exchanged their positions again, as Rose returned to the No. 1 spot of the World Golf Ranking released on Monday, knocking Koepka down to second.
2018-11-19
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Golf
Culture is the foundation of a society: Ali Fazal
Mumbai, Nov 19 (IANS) Actor Ali Fazal, who has lent support to filmmaker Tigamanshu Dhulia's NGO in Allahabad, says culture is the foundation of a society.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
I-League: Mohun Bagan take on Real Kashmir in a mid-table clash (Preview)
Srinagar, Nov 19 (IANS) Former champions Mohun Bagan travel here to take on Real Kashmir at the TRC Ground on Tuesday in a mid-table clash of the I-League season.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,Sports,Football
Educate the girl child: Heena Sidhu
Mumbai, Nov 19 (IANS) Ace Indian shooter Heena Sidhu says education is the foundation of everything, adding that it is important to educate girls.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Indian-origin professor in US used 'students as servants'
Washington, Nov 19 (IANS) An Indian-origin professor in the US compelled his students to act as his personal servants, a daily said.
2018-11-19
Category: International, United States,Immigration/Law/Rights,Diaspora,Education
Rani Laxmibai was a visionary: Kangana Ranaut
Mumbai, Nov 19 (IANS) Actress Kangana Ranaut says she values freedom because of Rani Laxmibai.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Jharkhand declares drought in 18 districts
Ranchi, Nov 19 (IANS) The Jharkhand government on Monday declared 129 blocks in 18 districts drought-affected and released Rs 49 crore for immediate relief, an official said.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Business/Economy
Three buses parked in Ranchi Municipal Corporation depot catch fire
Ranchi, Nov 19 (IANS) Three buses parked in a Ranchi Municipal Corporation (RMC) depot caught fire on Monday, police said.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Thangkhiew sworn in as judge of Meghalaya High Court
Shillong, Nov 19 (IANS) Hamarsan Singh Thangkhiew on Monday scripted history by becoming the first tribal Khasi advocate to be sworn in as a judge of the Meghalaya High Court.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Congress, NGOs to join rally demanding Parrikar's resignation
Panaji, Nov 19 (IANS) The Opposition Congress and NGOs will join a rally here on Tuesday to demand ailing Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar's resignation, an organiser of the march said on Monday.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Mandy Moore marries Taylor Goldsmith
Los Angeles, Nov 19 (IANS) Actress-singer Mandy Moore and Taylor Goldsmith married in an intimate boho-style backyard ceremony at her home here.
2018-11-19
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
RS Berkane claims Morocco Football Cup for first time
Rabat, Nov 19 (IANS) RS Berkane claimed their first ever Morocco Football Cup after defeating Wydad Fez on penalties.
2018-11-19
Category: International, Malta,Sports,Football
When women are strong, countries become stronger: Akshay
Mumbai, Nov 19 (IANS) Lending his support to gender equality, actor Akshay Kumar said that strong women make stronger countries.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Italy's Dovizioso wins Valencia MotoGP
Valencia, Nov 19 (IANS) Andrea Dovizioso of Italy (Ducati) won the season-ending Valencia MotoGP, which was split over two sessions due to rainy weather that caused several falls.
2018-11-19
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Motorsports
Budget itel smartphone with face unlock feature in India
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) China-based Transsion Holdings' itel Mobile on Monday launched "A44 Power" smartphone with face unlock feature for Rs 5,999 in India.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Algeria qualify for 2019 African Cup of Nations
Algiers, Nov 19 (IANS) Algeria crushed Togo 4-1 to qualify for the African Cup of Nations (CAN) to be held in Cameroon in 2019.
2018-11-19
Category: International, Algeria,Sports,Football
NIA visits Amritsar attack site
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) A National Investigation Agency (NIA) team on Monday visited the spot in Amritsar in Punjab where three persons were killed in a grenade attack on Sunday.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Man United move would be 'unique opportunity': Everton
Rio de Janeiro, Nov 19 (IANS) Gremio and Brazil international forward Everton said that he would be open to a move to Manchester United amid reports linking him with the English Premier League club.
2018-11-19
Category: International, Brazil,Sports,Football
Iran goalie Beiranvand nominated for AFC player of year
Tehran, Nov 19 (IANS) Alireza Beiranvand, the goalkeeper of the Iran national football team and Persepolis club, has been nominated for the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Player of the Year.
2018-11-19
Category: International, Turkey,Sports,Football
4 killed in Delhi fire
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Four people were killed on Monday as a massive fire enveloped a factory here, an official said.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Provide aid to Tamil Nadu, CPI-M tells Centre
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) The CPI-M on Monday urged the Central government to provide adequate financial help to Tamil Nadu where it said about 50 persons had died after a major cyclone.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Did Nile Rodgers snub Cheryl?
London, Nov 19 (IANS) Musician Nile Rodgers caused a stir on Sunday night when he seemingly "snubbed" singer Cheryl after her comeback performance of new single "Love Made Me Do It" at reality show "The X Factor".
2018-11-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Sirisena asks MPs to call for another no-confidence vote
Colombo, Nov 19 (IANS) Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena has told MPs to call for another no-confidence vote on the government, after he rejected last week's no-confidence vote as unconstitutional, the President's Office said on Monday.
2018-11-19
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Botafogo extend winning run as Internacional's title hopes fade
Rio de Janeiro, Nov 19 (IANS) Botafogo dealt a blow to Internacional's Brazilian Serie A title hopes with a 1-0 victory in their clash here.
2018-11-19
Category: International, Brazil,Sports,Football
Sensex up 240 points over RBI Board meet
Mumbai, Nov 19 (IANS) Key Indian indices advanced over 0.5 per cent on positive expectations from the RBI Board meeting currently underway on Monday, as the Sensex gained over 240 points and the Nifty50 traded above the 10,700-mark during the afternoon session of the trade.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Nobel laureate Octavio Paz's verses 're-imagined'
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) A series of posters by 48 graphic designers and artists from India and Mexico illustrate the poetry of 1990 Literature Nobel laureate and former diplomat Octavio Paz in an exhibition here till November 25.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books,Diplomacy
Researchers use VR to simulate black hole
London, Nov 19 (IANS) In a bid to better understand how black holes behave, researchers have created a virtual reality (VR) simulation of Sagittarius A, the black hole at the centre of our galaxy.
2018-11-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Science/Tech
Now create, share personalised responses for Alexa in India
Bengaluru, Nov 19 (IANS) Amazon on Monday released "Alexa Skill Blueprints" allowing users to create personalised skills and responses for its voice-based assistant Alexa in India.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Technology,Business/Economy
Farmers protest in Bengaluru
Bengaluru, Nov 19 (IANS) Around 5,000 farmers from across Karnataka staged protests here on Monday seeking a loan waiver, higher price for sugarcane and relief aid for losses incurred due to drought in 17 districts across the state.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights,Business/Economy
Zverev beats Djokovic to win ATP Finals crown
London, Nov 19 (IANS) Alexander Zverev defeated World No. 1 Novak Djokovic 6-4, 6-3 here to win the ATP Finals championship and claim the most important title of his budding career.
2018-11-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
Guard at J&K Police chief's residence shoots himself
Jammu, Nov 19 (IANS) A guard posted at the residence of Jammu and Kashmir Director General of Police shot himself in this winter capital of the state on Monday.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Khaleda Zia seeks stay on orphanage graft case verdict
Dhaka, Nov 19 (IANS) Former Bangladesh Prime Minister Khaleda Zia has sought a stay on the 10-year prison sentence awarded to her in orphanage graft case, her lawyer said on Monday.
2018-11-19
Category: International, Bangladesh,Immigration/Law/Rights,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Holidaying at home more popular in India than foreign trips
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) More than 40 per cent Indians value "holidaying at home" the most than buying luxury items or going to wellness and spa trips abroad, a survey has revealed.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Lifestyle/Fashion,Business/Economy,Human Interest/Society
Tutor caught on CCTV beating boy in UP
Lucknow, Nov 19 (IANS) A tutor in Uttar Pradesh's Aligarh district was caught on CCTV camera brutally beating up a seven-year-old boy, police said on Monday.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Spain's Mendez debuts with tally for 1-0 win
Las Palmas, Nov 19 (IANS) The Spanish national football team played its last match of 2018 with a 1-0 friendly win over Bosnia Herzegovina in the Gran Canaria Stadium here.
2018-11-19
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
PTI delegation leaves for China on 7-day visit
Islamabad, Nov 19 (IANS) A 20-member delegation of Pakistan's ruling Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) on Monday left for China on a seven-day visit.
2018-11-19
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Diplomacy
Modi endangering lives by opening incomplete Expressway: Congress
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) The Congress on Monday alleged the Modi government and the Manohar Lal Khattar government are endangering the lives of commuters by inaugurating an incomplete Expressway in Haryana without any testing by engineers.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Amy Schumer back to work
Los Angeles, Nov 19 (IANS) Actress Amy Schumer has returned to work after her recent hospitalisation.
2018-11-19
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Rahul hopes RBI Governor will show Modi 'his place' (Lead, rephrasing intro)
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday charged the Centre with destroying institutions and hoped Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Urjit Patel will show Prime Minister Narendra Modi "his place". He accused Modi of attempting to "destroy the RBI" through his "puppets" and "cronies".
2018-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Swiss pound Belgium 5-2 in Nations League
Lucerne (Switzerland), Nov 19 (IANS) Switzerland fought back from a two-goal deficit to defeat Belgium 5-2 and claim a berth in the final phase of the inaugural UEFA Nations League.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Telangana,Sports,Football
Argentina players hoping for Messi return
Buenos Aires, Nov 19 (IANS) Argentina forward Paulo Dybala said that he and his Albiceleste teammates want Lionel Messi to return to the national team.
2018-11-19
Category: International, Costa Rica,Sports,Football
Spanish town hosts first 2019 pre-season MotoGP training
Valencia (Spain), Nov 19 (IANS) Circuit Ricardo Tormo, in the Spanish town of Cheste, is set to host the first 2019 MotoGP pre-season training runs on November 20 and 21.
2018-11-19
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Motorsports
Want to make it count this time around: Rohit Sharma
Brisbane, Nov 19 (IANS) India's vice captain Rohot Sharma on Monday said the team played a few close matches in Australia the last time around, but want to make it count on the current tour.
2018-11-19
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Pakistan to hand over body of Indian fisherman
Mumbai, Nov 19 (IANS) The body of an arrested Indian fisherman, who died in a Karachi jail, is expected to be sent back to India on November 29, an activist said on Monday.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Diplomacy
Police warn action against uploading of execution videos
Srinagar, Nov 19 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir Police on Monday threatened action against those uploading videos on social media of executions carried out by militants.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics,Technology,Terrorism
Modi inaugurates KMP Expressway in Haryana
Gurugram, Nov 19 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday inaugurated the Kundli-Manesar section of the Kundli-Manesar-Palwal (KMP) Expressway in Haryana.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Haryana,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Google best Search engine, we keep Safari safe: Tim Cook
San Francisco, Nov 19 (IANS) Google Search engine -- the default platform for iOS users -- is the best, Apple CEO Tim Cook has said, adding that the company has put proper controls in its Safari web browser to safeguard users' data.
2018-11-19
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Business/Economy
India among top 4 countries targeted for phishing attacks
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) India is among the top four nations targeted by phishing attacks, a new report said on Monday, adding that the country is also among the top hosting countries for such online frauds, second only to the US.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Technology,Business/Economy
Pakistan polio team caught faking data, wasting vaccines
Islamabad, Nov 19 (IANS) A team of Pakistani polio vaccinators were caught faking data and wasting polio vaccines here, police said on Monday.
2018-11-19
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Rajamouli's next film with Jr. NTR, Ram Charan starts rolling
Hyderabad, Nov 19 (IANS) Filmmaker S.S Rajamouli, more than a year after the release of the second part of the "Baahubali" franchise, on Monday began shooting here for his new yet-untitled Telugu film featuring Jr. NTR and Ram Charan.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
People have to wait to see my wedding: Alia Bhatt
Mumbai, Nov 19 (IANS) Actress Alia Bhatt has made it clear that her well-wishers have to wait to see her marriage happening whenever it does.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Minister slams Trump over 'tirade' against Pakistan
Islamabad, Nov 19 (IANS) A day after Donald Trump claimed that Pakistan "does not do anything" for the US, Minister for Human Rights Shireen Mazari reminded the President about the human losses incurred by Islamabad over the years.
2018-11-19
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Diplomacy
Rajnath holds meet on Amritsar attack
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday held a meeting here to review the national security situation in the aftermath of Sunday's grenade attack in Amritsar that killed three persons.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Terrorism
Leaders pay tributes to Indira Gandhi on birth anniversary
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Congress President Rahul Gandhi were among those who paid tributes to late Prime Minister Indira Gandhi on her 101st birth anniversary on Monday.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
President speaks to TN CM over cyclone
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind on Monday spoke to Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami to take stock of the situation after the state was hit by cyclone Gaja killing 45 people.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
19 strategic roads, 29 buildings to come up on Chinese front in Arunachal, Sikkim
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) India will go ahead with the construction of much-required strategic roads and permanent integrated buildings along the Indo-China border in Arunanchal Pradesh and Sikkim as part of a critical infrastructure project worth Rs 25,000 crore.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Business/Economy
California wildfires toll hit 80, over 990 missing
San Francisco, Nov 19 (IANS) The death toll from the destructive wildfires have reached 80, with 993 people still unaccounted for, authorities said.
2018-11-19
Category: International, Costa Rica,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Hong Kong democracy protesters plead not guilty
Hong Kong, Nov 19 (IANS) Three of Hong Kongs most high-profile democracy activists on Monday pleaded not guilty to charges of public nuisance for their involvement in the 2014 street protests.
2018-11-19
Category: International, Hong Kong,Politics
AIIMS launches research project on air pollution's impact on health
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) As the National Capital Region (NCR) battles poor air quality during winter, the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) has started a research project to study the effects of air pollution on public health.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Environment/Wildlife
72 Sabarimala pilgrims arrested
Sabarimala, Nov 19 (IANS) Over 70 pilgrims have been arrested since late last night from Sabarimala temple after they failed to comply to prohibitory orders leading to protests here and across Kerala, police said on Monday.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Kerala,National,Religion,Immigration/Law/Rights
BJP fields Yunus Khan from Tonk against Pilot
Jaipur, Nov 19 (IANS) The BJP on Monday, in its final list for the Rajasthan Assembly polls, changed its candidate from Tonk and fielded PWD Minister Yunus Khan against Congress state unit chief Sachin Pilot.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
India and Australia: Need to re-craft an old relationship (Comment)
India-Australia relations are a classic example of unrealised potential and a tragic tale of consistently missing opportunities, despite multiple areas of strategic convergence and shared interests. It is almost as if apathy holds back both countries from trying to break new ground in a significant manner. This has been frustrating and disappointing.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Opinion/Commentary,Diplomacy
Lady Gaga still not back home after California wildfire
San Francisco, Nov 19 (IANS) Singer-actress Lady Gaga, who had to evacuate during the raging wildfire in California, says she still hasnt been able to return to her home.
2018-11-19
Category: International, Costa Rica,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Sara is a born star: Kareena Kapoor Khan
Mumbai, Nov 19 (IANS) Actress Kareena Kapoor Khan, who was last seen in "Veere Di Wedding", says that her step-daughter Sara Ali Khan is a born star.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Rahul hopes RBI Governor will show Modi 'his place'
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday attacked the Centre with destroying institutions and hoped Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Urjit Patel will show Prime Minister Narendra Modi "his place". He charged Modi with attempting to "destroy the RBI" through his "puppets" and "cronies".
2018-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Finding right combination of good script, good people a rarity: Arshad Warsi
Mumbai, Nov 19 (IANS) Actor Arshad Warsi's performances in "Munna Bhai M.B.B.S.", "Golmaal: Fun Unlimited", "Dhamaal" and "Ishqiya" have been loved by audiences and critics alike. He says less visibility does not bother him as an actor as his parameters of choosing a project combines not only good script but also collaborating with good people.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,National,IANS Life
Nafisa Ali suffering from peritoneal, ovarian cancer
Mumbai, Nov 19 (IANS) Veteran actress Nafisa Ali is suffering from peritoneal, ovarian cancer and says her children are the reason for her to get better through her struggle to overcome the disease.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Big B concludes 'KBC' season 10 finale shoot
Mumbai, Nov 19 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has finished shooting for the tenth season of the quiz based reality show "Kaun Banega Crorepati" ("KBC").
2018-11-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Indian businesses fast adopting Oracle's 'self-driving' database
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Big and small enterprises the world over are looking for Cloud-based solutions that simplify and organise their data in a way it can be easily accessed, managed and updated. For this to happen, the companies need databases that are agile, scalable, secure and cost-friendly.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Amritsar attack: CM announces Rs 50 lakh for information
Chandigarh/Amritsar, Nov 19 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Monday announced a reward of Rs 50 lakh to anyone giving information regarding the two youths who carried out Sunday's grenade attack on a prayer meeting at the Nirankari Satsang Bhawan of Amritsar district.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Punjab,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Apple may delete 'WhatsApp Stickers' from App Store
San Francisco, Nov 19 (IANS) Apple may delete all "WhatsApp Stickers" from the App Store as these apps have found to be violating the company's guidelines for developers, according to WABetaInfo -- a fan website that tracks upcoming WhatsApp features.
2018-11-19
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Business/Economy
I experience identity crisis to a massive extent: Actor Ezra Miller (IANS Interview)
Los Angeles, Nov 19 (IANS) Ezra Miller feels it is easy to lose the essence of one's own identity in showbiz. The "Fantastic Beasts" star admits he experiences an identity crisis, and says that being in the industry highlights the problem like a "terrifying pimple".
2018-11-19
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood,National,IANS Life
Legendary title designer Pablo Ferro dead
Los Angeles, Nov 19 (IANS) Pablo Ferro, who designed the title sequences for classic films like "Dr. Strangelove", "Bullitt", "Men In Black" and "A Clockwork Orange" is dead. He was 83.
2018-11-19
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Get fit, or miss out: Yogi to cops
Lucknow, Nov 19 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has directed police chiefs to ensure that fat and unfit policemen were not put in charge of police stations.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Don't want to take myself too seriously: Alia Bhatt
Mumbai, Nov 19 (IANS) Actress Alia Bhatt, who was last seen in "Raazi", says that she doesnt want to take herself too seriously while acting in films.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Google News may shut down in EU over 'link tax'
London, Nov 19 (IANS) Google may shut down its Google News service in the European Union (EU) if a proposed "link tax" for using news stories comes into force in member countries, The Guardian reported.
2018-11-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Media,Technology,Business/Economy
IFFI 2018: Potpourri of diverse, inclusive global cinema (Curtain Raiser)
Panaji, Nov 19 (IANS) The romanticism of cinema will engulf tourist paradise Goa as the annual International Film Festival of India (IFFI) rolls out the red carpet for its 49th edition here on Tuesday. The organisers have welcomed movie aficionados to witness a line-up of over 200 films from 68 countries, reflecting inclusivity and diversity.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Goa,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,National,IANS Life
Child-friendly learning centres bring hope to kids in Kolkata's red-light areas (November 20 is Universal Children's Day)
Walking through the bylanes of a red-light area can be quite unnerving. It took a while to get to the place as the cab driver checked not once but thrice with me if I had the correct address. He later told me in Bengali: "Madam, this is a red-light area, please be careful." I politely explained that I was aware, and was visiting a Child-Friendly Learning and Recreation Centre (CFLRC) run by an NGO, World Vision India, located there.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Features,Human Interest/Society
14 killed in Vietnam floods
Hanoi, Nov 19 (IANS) At least 14 people were killed in floods and landslides caused by typhoon Toraji over the weekend in Vietnam, authorities said on Monday.
2018-11-19
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Experimenting a lot with my looks for my next films: Sidharth Malhotra
Mumbai, Nov 19 (IANS) Actor Sidharth Malhotra, who was last seen in "Aiyaary", says he is experimenting a lot with his looks for his forthcoming films.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Scientists send electrons through vacuum
Canberra, Nov 19 (IANS) Revolutionising transistor technology by sending electrons through a vacuum, a team led by an Indian-origin scientist in Australia has unveiled a device that eliminates the use of semiconductors, making it faster and less prone to heating up.
2018-11-19
Category: International, Australia,Technology
The mysterious 13th hostage (Book Review)
Book: Hostage; Author: Greta Rana; Publisher: Speaking Tiger Publishing; Price: Rs 350; Pages: 223
2018-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,National,Terrorism,Art/Culture/Books,IANS Life
'Big Mouth' renewed for season 3
Los Angeles, Nov 19 (IANS) Animated comedy series "Big Mouth" has been renewed for a third season on streaming giant Netflix.
2018-11-19
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Shraddha back on shoot after fighting dengue
Mumbai, Nov 19 (IANS) Actress Shraddha Kapoor has recommenced shooting after a "debilitating" spell of dengue. She has thanked the film teams she is currently associated with for "understanding and being patient".
2018-11-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Sara is star on 'Koffee With Karan'
Mumbai, Nov 19 (IANS) Sara Ali Khan's debut film "Kedarnath" is around the corner. But to me her debut on Karan Johar's talkshow on Sunday night proved she's already a star.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,National,IANS Life
Fire at Varanasi airport
Varanasi, Nov 19 (IANS) A fire broke out at the Lal Bahadur Shastri International Airport here in Uttar Pradesh on Monday at the Air India ticket selling counter creating panic, police said.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Political row at Chinese Oscars
Taipei, Nov 19 (IANS) Controversy has broken out at China's Golden Horse Awards after a winner expressed hope for Taiwan's independence one day causing a row over the island states political status.
2018-11-19
Category: International, Taiwan, Province Of China,Politics,Cinema/Showbiz,Diplomacy
Partial cloud cover over J&K to remain
Srinagar, Nov 19 (IANS) A partial cloud cover over Jammu and Kashmir that helped improve the minimum temperatures across the state on Monday, will continue along with the dry weather, the Met said.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Environment/Wildlife
Misty morning in Delhi, air quality 'very poor'
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) The national capital on Monday witnessed a misty morning with the air quality remaining in the 'very poor' category for the third straight day.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Lifestyle/Fashion
Trump threatens democracy when he attacks media: Architect of Osama raid
Washington, Nov 19 (IANS) Retired Adm. William McRaven, the man who oversaw the 2011 raid in Pakistan that killed Osama bin Laden, said that President Donald Trump's attacks on the news media represent "the greatest threat to democracy".
2018-11-19
Category: International, United States,Politics
Sensex, Nifty open in green
Mumbai, Nov 19 (IANS) Ahead of key RBI board meeting the key Indian equity indices opened on Monday in the positive territory taking cues from its Asian peers.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Europe must prevent political chaos: Macron
Berlin, Nov 19 (IANS) France's President Emmanuel Macron has called for closer ties between Paris and Germany, saying Europe "has the obligation not to let the world slip into chaos".
2018-11-19
Category: International, Germany,Defence/Security,Diplomacy,Business/Economy
Google best Search engine, we keep Safari safe: Tim Cook
San Francisco, Nov 19 (IANS) Google Search engine that was the default platform for iOS users is the best, Apple CEO Tim Cook has said, adding that they put in controls in their Safari web browser to safeguard users' data.
2018-11-19
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Trump plans to visit US troops in war zones
Washington, Nov 19 (IANS) US President Donald Trump said that he plans to visit American troops in war zones.
2018-11-19
Category: International, United States,Politics,Defence/Security
Kerala protests as 68 Sabarimala pilgrims arrested
Sabarimala, Nov 19 (IANS) Over 60 pilgrims have been arrested from Sabarimala after they failed to comply to prohibitory orders in place at the temple leading to protests here and across Kerala, police said on Monday.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Kerala,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Religion
Anti-migrant protest in Mexico border city
Mexico City, Nov 19 (IANS) At least 150 people took to the streets of the Mexican border city of Tijuana to protest the Central American migrant caravan and called for law and order.
2018-11-19
Category: International, Mexico,Immigration/Law/Rights
Australia PM slammed for 'smutty' comment
Canberra, Nov 19 (IANS) Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison faced criticism following his "smutty" remarks about actress Pamela Anderson, after she asked him to help Wikileaks founder Julian Assange.
2018-11-19
Category: International, Australia,Politics,Diplomacy,Cinema/Showbiz
Peru ex-President seeks asylum in Uruguay
Lima, Nov 19 (IANS) Former Peruvian President Alan Garcia, who is under probe for graft, has sought political asylum in Uruguay, Peru's Foreign Ministry has said.
2018-11-19
Category: International, Sweden,Politics,Business/Economy,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Demi Lovato hits back at fan
Los Angeles, Nov 19 (IANS) Singer Demi Lovato slammed her fan who accused her team of being 'rotten' and 'pretend friends'.
2018-11-19
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
14-year-old shot accidentally at religious event in UP
Lucknow, Nov 19 (IANS) A minor boy was shot dead in Etah district of Uttar Pradesh round midnight during a religious congregation, police said on Monday.
2018-11-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Jordan, Munteanu fight scenes were musical: 'Creed II' director
Los Angeles, Nov 19 (IANS) Director Steven Caple Jr. says fight scenes between Michael B. Jordan and Florian Munteanu while shooting "Creed II" seemed musical.
2018-11-19
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
China launches twin BeiDou navigation satellites
Xichang, Nov 19 (IANS) China on Monday sent two new satellites of the BeiDou Navigation Satellite System (BDS) into space on a Long March-3B carrier rocket from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in Sichuan Province.
2018-11-19
Category: International, India,Science/Tech,Technology
Jade Thirlwall upset over pregnancy rumours
Los Angeles, Nov 19 (IANS) Jade Thirlwall, a member of British band Little Mix, is upset over her pregnancy rumours -- something which has inspired her to prepare her new song "Strip".
2018-11-19
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Houthi rebels announce halt of missile attacks on Saudi, UAE
Sanaa, Nov 19 (IANS) Yemen's Houthi rebels on Sunday night announced halt of ballistic missile attack against Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE), media reported.
2018-11-19
Category: International, Yemen,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Defence/Security,Terrorism
93 African children freed from human trafficking networks
Algiers, Nov 19 (IANS) Algerian authorities on Sunday said that 93 children of different African nationalities were freed from human trafficking networks, media reported.
2018-11-19
Category: International, Algeria,Immigration/Law/Rights,Defence/Security,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Human Interest/Society
I didn't know interim AG had criticised Russia probe: Trump
Washington, Nov 19 (IANS) US President Donald Trump on Sunday said that he did not know about the criticism that recently-appointed interim Attorney General Matt Whitaker made in the past about the Russia probe, in which investigators are examining possible interference by the Kremlin in the 2016 presidential election.
2018-11-19
Category: International, United States,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Defence/Security
Chris Maloney recovering from depression
London, Nov 19 (IANS) Singer Chris Maloney has revealed his depression is "in remission" following brain shock therapy.
2018-11-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Stolen Picasso painting discovered in Romania six years later
Bucharest, Nov 19 (IANS) A Picasso signed painting, which might be one of the artworks stolen in 2012 from the Kunsthal Museum in Rotterdam, was found in Romanian eastern county of Tulcea, the country's anti-organized crime authorities announced on Sunday.
2018-11-19
Category: International, Romania,Lifestyle/Fashion,Art/Culture/Books,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Cinema/Showbiz
British Foreign Secretary to visit Iran
Tehran, Nov 19 (IANS) British Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs Jeremy Hunt will visit Iran on Monday for talks on key issues of mutual interest, official IRNA news agency reported on Sunday.
2018-11-19
Category: International, Turkey,Politics,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Israeli PM takes over defence ministry
Jerusalem, Nov 19 (IANS) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday announced that he will serve as defence minister amidst efforts to prevent the collapse of his government.
2018-11-19
Category: International, Israel,Politics,Defence/Security
Jessie J vows to be a mom one day
Los Angeles, Nov 19 (IANS) Singer Jessie J, who has been told by doctors that she would not be able to have children, is convinced she will be a mother in future.
2018-11-19
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Trump refuses to hear tape of Khashoggi's killing
Washington, Nov 19 (IANS) US President Donald Trump on Sunday said that while Turkey has shared with US an audio purported to be of the death of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, he has no plans to listen to the recording.
2018-11-19
Category: International, United States,Immigration/Law/Rights,Media,Politics,Defence/Security,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Bengal BJP accuses Trinamool of attacking party president's convoy
Kolkata, Nov 18 (IANS) The West Bengal BJP on Sunday accused the Trinamool Congress of organising an attack on the convoy of the party's state President Dilip Ghosh, a charge denied by the ruling party.
2018-11-18
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Kathak dance-drama of Awadh-era performed in Delhi
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) An Indian classical music and dance drama, "Indra Sabha", first scripted and performed in 1850s in the court of Awadh's last nawaab Wajid Ali Shah was performed here on Sunday.
2018-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books
Russia says it does not plan to transfer disputed islands to Japan
Moscow, Nov 18 (IANS) The return to the 1956 Joint Declaration in the Russia-Japan peace treaty talks in no way implies an automatic transfer of Russian territories to Japan, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Sunday.
2018-11-18
Category: International, Russian Federation,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Karnataka farmers protest government apathy over support price for sugarcane
Belagavi (Karnataka), Nov 18 (IANS) Hundreds of farmers, including the womenfolk, on Sunday staged a protests here against the state government's alleged indifference over ensuring minimum support price for sugarcane and in getting their arrears released from the mill owners.
2018-11-18
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics,Business/Economy,Human Interest/Society
Over 50,000 children die every year in India due to antibiotic resistance
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Antibiotic-resistant infections are spreading wings in India, killing over 58,000 children every year, while uncontrolled dumping of untreated urban waste into water bodies is affecting aquatic life and environment.
2018-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Health/Medicine
Goa RTI Forum supports member's fast unto death demanding CM's resignation
Panaji, Nov 18 (IANS) The Goa RTI Forum on Sunday extended its support to its member Rajan Ghate, who is on a fast till death demanding the resignation of ailing Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar.
2018-11-18
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics,Health/Medicine
PKL: Pawan guides Bengaluru to victory vs Jaipur
Ahmedabad, Nov 18 (IANS) Pawan Sehrawat produced a terrific raiding performance as he led Bengaluru Bulls to 45-32 win over Jaipur Pink Panthers in Inter Zone Challenge Week of Pro Kabaddi League here on Sunday.
2018-11-18
Category: India, Gujarat,Sports,Other Sports
Fuel prices continue to slide as global crude rates ease
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) State-run oil-marketing companies continued to cut the prices of key transport fuels -- petrol and diesel -- well into the fifth week on Sunday on lower global crude oil prices.
2018-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
China urges US to stop wagging finger at others
Beijing, Nov 18 (IANS) China on Sunday urged the United States to stop wagging fingers at others, asking it instead to make real contributions to developing countries.
2018-11-18
Category: International, China,Politics,Diplomacy
Delhi to see Indo-Mexican wall mural by Mexican street artist
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Mexican street artist and illustrator Edgar Flores, better known as Saner, is combining Indian and Mexican motifs for a wall mural in the national capital's open air public art district, Lodhi Colony.
2018-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books,Human Interest/Society
Delhi's air quality worsens again, no imminent improvement seen
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Air quality in Delhi and the adjoining areas worsened to the 'very poor' category on Sunday, after a 3-day respite, and pollution is expected to increase over the next few days due to unfavourable weather conditions.
2018-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Health/Medicine
Re-imagine, reconstruct higher education system: Naidu
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday said there was need to re-imagine and reconstruct the higher education system in tune with the requirements of the 21st century and sought participation of government as well as the private sector for quality education.
2018-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Education
Uganda Cranes travel to Nigeria for international friendly
Kampala, Nov 18 (IANS) Uganda's national football team, Cranes, on Sunday travelled to Nigeria for an international football friendly against the hosts slated for November 20.
2018-11-18
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Football
Youth abducted by militants in J&K released
Srinagar, Nov 18 (IANS) A youth abducted by the militants earlier on Sunday from Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district has been released, officials said.
2018-11-18
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Golfer Molinari is Race to Dubai champion
Dubai, Nov 18 (IANS) Francesco Molinari on Sunday crowned his best-ever season as he became the first Italian golfer to be the Race to Dubai champion.
2018-11-18
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Golf
CRPF trooper killed in militant attack in Pulwama
Srinagar, Nov 18 (IANS) A Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) trooper was killed on Sunday when militants opened fire at a CRPF camp in Pulwama district.
2018-11-18
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Kashmir,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Amid tiff with Centre, RBI board likely to debate liquidity crisis
Mumbai, Nov 18 (IANS) The RBI's crucial board meeting on Monday is expected to take up the liquidity crisis that initially triggered a tiff between the government and the central bank, according to sources.
2018-11-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Serbian former jewel-thief pens memoirs
Zagreb (Croatia), Nov 18 (IANS) A former professional Serbian basketball player turned international criminal on Sunday launched her book "Pink Panther," which recounts her experience as part of a criminal organization that Interpol claims stole over $500 million worth of precious gems in 35 countries.
2018-11-18
Category: International, Croatia,Art/Culture/Books,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Indonesian wins men's doubles gold at Hong Kong Open
Jakarta, Nov 18 (IANS) Indonesian men's doubles players Marcus Fernaldi Gideon and Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo on Sunday won the final match of Hong Kong Open thrashing their Japanese rivals Takeshi Kamura and Keigo Sonoda.
2018-11-18
Category: International, Indonesia,Sports,Badminton
Haiti best Nicaragua 2-0 in Concacaf Nations League
Managua, Nov 18 (IANS) Haiti defeated Nicaragua 2-0 here to stay perfect in the opening stage of the inaugural Concacaf Nations League tournament.
2018-11-18
Category: International, Nicaragua,Sports,Football
Mary Kom in quarters, Sarita out of women's boxing Worlds
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Veteran boxer M.C. Mary Kom entered the quarter-finals while Sarita Devi lost her bout to crash out of the World Women's Boxing Championship here on Sunday.
2018-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
May to continue negotiations on UK's EU exit
London, Nov 18 (IANS) The United Kingdom's Prime Minister on Sunday confirmed she will travel to Brussels later in the week to continue Brexit negotiations following a tough week in which she published a provisional deal on the UK's withdrawal from the European Union.
2018-11-18
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics,Diplomacy
Germany remembers victims of war
Berlin, Nov 18 (IANS) Germany's Chancellor was joined by the French President and several senior German political figures on Sunday for a ceremony to mark the country's national day of mourning, which solemnly pays homage to all victims of war and tyranny.
2018-11-18
Category: International, Germany,Politics,Diplomacy
Britain to introduce 2-year university courses
London, Nov 18 (IANS) Two-year accelerated degree courses are to be introduced at British universities, Universities Minister Sam Gyimah announced on Sunday.
2018-11-18
Category: International, United Kingdom,Education
Hundreds wounded in violence against higher fuel tax in France
Paris, Nov 18 (IANS) French Interior Minister Christophe Castaner on Sunday said more than 400 protestors had been injured countrywide as people gridlocked motorways and tunnel entrances across French cities to oppose an increase on fuel tax.
2018-11-18
Category: International, France,Politics,Business/Economy
Minorities Front quits Rajasthan polls, supports Congress
Jaipur, Nov 18 (IANS) The All India Minorities Front (AIMF) on Sunday decided to withdraw the nominations of its candidates in the upcoming Assembly polls in Rajasthan to help the "secular forces" defeat "communal elements" led by the Bharatiya Janata Party.
2018-11-18
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Chennai's Karthik, Raghul claim Euro, LGB-4 titles
Greater Noida, Nov 18 (IANS) On a day of dramatic twists and turns, the Chennai duo of Karthik Tharani and Raghul Rangasamy clinched the coveted Euro JK 2018 and LGB Formula 4 titles respectively in the 21st JK Tyre FMSCI National Racing Championship at the BIC here on Sunday.
2018-11-18
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,Sports,Motorsports
Father-in-law of IAS officer shot dead
Chandigarh, Nov 18 (IANS) The police have launched an investigation after the father-in-law of a senior IAS officer was shot dead by unidentified persons near Punjab's Rajpura town, around 45 km from here, police said on Sunday.
2018-11-18
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Five injured in 65th Macao Grand Prix
Macao, Nov 18 (IANS) Five people were injured in a crash on the last day of the 65th Macao Grand Prix on Sunday, the organisers confirmed.
2018-11-18
Category: India, Telangana,Sports,Motorsports
Cow vigilantes attack two in Gujarat
Ahmedabad, Nov 18 (IANS) Two persons were attacked by alleged cow vigilantes when they were transporting cattle near Ahmedabad early on Sunday, leaving one of them with a stab wound, police said.
2018-11-18
Category: India, Gujarat,National,Politics,Environment/Wildlife,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Odisha CM stops tree felling for beer-bottling plant
Bhubaneswar, Nov 18 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Sunday directed the administration to put a stop to the cutting of trees at the proposed beer-bottling plant near Balarampur in the Dhenkanal district after protests by the villagers.
2018-11-18
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics,Environment/Wildlife,Human Interest/Society
Ancer becomes 1st Mexican golfer to win Australian Open
Sydney, Nov 18 (IANS) Abraham Ancer on Sunday became the first Mexican golfer to win the Australian Open tournament here, guaranteeing him a spot in next summer's British Open.
2018-11-18
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Golf
Drugs worth Rs 11 lakh seized in Goa, Nigerian arrested
Panaji, Nov 18 (IANS) A cocktail of drugs worth Rs 11.05 lakh were seized from a Nigerian national during a raid in Calangute in Goa, known for its nightlife, police said on Sunday.
2018-11-18
Category: India, Goa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
BJP releases fifth list of 19 candidates for Telangana
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday released its fifth list of 19 candidates for the ensuing Assembly election in Telangana on December 7.
2018-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Modi mocks Congress' pledge to protect cows in MP
Chhindwara (Madhya Pradesh), Nov 18 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday hit out at the congress for their pledge to protect cows in Madhya Pradesh, reminding the party that its workers in Kerala last year slaughtered a calf in the open.
2018-11-18
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
New inflammation inhibitor could treat sepsis
London, Nov 18 (IANS) Researchers have developed an anti-inflammatory drug molecule that could lead to better treatments for diseases such as sepsis and potentially other autoimmune diseases.
2018-11-18
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
EC's inspection of deleted voters' names a farce: AAP
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Sunday slammed the Election Commission for its conduct towards checking deleted names from electoral rolls by calling the inspection a "farce and a complete joke to the people of Delhi".
2018-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Once a Miss World, always a Miss World: Manushi Chhillar
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Miss World 2018 Manushi Chhillar, who has clocked a year since she brought back the coveted crown to India after a long jinx, has mixed emotions as she is ready to head to China to hand over her title. She says it has been a life-changing experience, which has made the learning process faster for her.
2018-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Lifestyle/Fashion
Amritsar grenade attack kills three; DGP admits terror act (Third Lead)
Amritsar, Nov 18 (IANS) In a major terrorist incident, three people were killed and 20 others injured when two motorcycle-borne masked youths threw a grenade at a Nirankari congregation in Rajasansi area in Punjab's Amritsar district on Sunday, police said.
2018-11-18
Category: India, Punjab,National,Religion,Terrorism,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Campaigning for Chhattisgarh 2nd phase of polls concludes
Raipur, Nov 18 (IANS) Campaigning for the second and final phase of the Assembly polls in Chhattisgarh concluded on Sunday, with political bigwigs including Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Chief Minister Raman Singh and Congress President Rahul Gandhi raising the heat in the state where the BJP has been in power since 2003.
2018-11-18
Category: India, Uttarakhand ,National,Politics
TN cyclone toll rises to 45, opposition alleges poor relief work
Chennai, Nov 18 (IANS) The death toll due to the severe cyclone Gaja that devastated several districts in Tamil Nadu two days ago has risen to 45 and damaged 117,624 houses, Chief Minister K. Palaniswami said in Sunday.
2018-11-18
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics,Environment/Wildlife
PM to dedicate 2 projects in Haryana
Gurugram, Nov 18 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on Monday dedicate two projects in Haryana including opening of the Kundli-Manesar-Palwal (KMP) Expressway, Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar said here on Sunday.
2018-11-18
Category: India, Haryana,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Neha Dhupia, Angad Bedi blessed with baby girl
Mumbai, Nov 18 (IANS) Actress Neha Dhupia and her husband Angad Bedi were blessed with a baby girl on Sunday, and their close friends from the film fraternity extended blessings and congratulations.
2018-11-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
TN cyclone toll rises to 45, opposition alleges poor relief work
Chennai, Nov 18 (IANS) The death toll due to the severe cyclone Gaja that devastated several districts in Tamil Nadu two days ago has risen to 45 and damaged 117,624 houses, Chief Minister K. Palaniswami said in Sunday.
2018-11-18
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics,Environment/Wildlife
Injured Hardik will be missed, says Shastri
Brisbane, Nov 18 (IANS) India's head coach Ravi Shastri on Sunday said all-rounder Hardik Pandya will be missed during the tough Australian tour starting from Wednesday as he provides proper balance to the side.
2018-11-18
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
How parents can help curb youth dating violence
New York, Nov 18 (IANS) Children whose parents talk to them about non-violent ways of resolving conflict are less likely to physically or psychologically abuse their dating partners later, says a study.
2018-11-18
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion
BJP seeks Reang refugees' vote in Mizoram assembly polls
Agartala/Aizawl, Nov 18 (IANS) The BJP, which is determined to oust the Congress in Mizoram after forming governments on its own or in alliance in the seven northeastern states, on Sunday urged the Reang tribal refugees, sheltered in Tripura to vote for the saffron party in the November 28 assembly polls.
2018-11-18
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics
DJ Snake, Alan Walker to headline Sunburn 2018
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Big names like DJ Snake, Armin Van Buuren and Alan Walker will be performing at the upcoming 12th edition of Sunburn Festival.
2018-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz
Goa government non-functional, Parrikar being self-centred: Subhash Velingkar
Panaji, Nov 18 (IANS) The Goa government has virtually become non-functional and Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar is being self-centred in not letting go of the top post despite suffering from pancreatic cancer, former state RSS chief Subhash Velingkar said on Sunday.
2018-11-18
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Google halts project to build glucose-sensing contact lens
San Francisco, Nov 18 (IANS) Google's parent company Alphabet has put on hold a project to build glucose-sensing contact lens for people living with diabetes due to unsatisfactory results from clinical work.
2018-11-18
Category: International, Costa Rica,Lifestyle/Fashion,Technology,Health/Medicine
Dan Fogler likes sad clown characters
Los Angeles, Nov 18 (IANS) Actor Dan Fogler says he likes sad clown characters.
2018-11-18
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Fanboy in me for Big B, SRK will never die: Sidharth Malhotra
Mumbai, Nov 18 (IANS) Actor Sidharth Malhotra says he can never stop being a fanboy when it comes to Bollywood icons Amitabh Bachchan and Shah Rukh Khan because of the "brilliant" and "inspiring" portfolio of work they have done.
2018-11-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Siemens 2017-18 revenue up 15%, announces dividend of Rs 7/share
Mumbai, Nov 18 (IANS) German conglomerate Siemens' India arm on Sunday reported a 14.6 per cent increase in revenue for the financial year ending in September as per the accounting standard adopted, at Rs 12,293 crore, as compared to the revenue of Rs 10,727 crore earned during the previous fiscal.
2018-11-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Hundreds clean river to save Agra's heritage monuments
Agra, Nov 18 (IANS) Hundreds of river activists and volunteers of NGOs on Sunday joined a massive cleanliness drive opposite the Etmauddaula tomb to lift garbage and idols immersed in the Yamuna.
2018-11-18
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
Hockey: Ticket sales for World Cup opening ceremony announced
Bhubaneswar, Nov 18 (IANS) Hockey India on Sunday announced ticket sales for the opening ceremony of the Odisha Hockey Men's World Cup to be held on November 27 and World Cup Celebrations event on November 28 at Barabati Stadium.
2018-11-18
Category: India, Orissa,Sports,Hockey
Modi says Congress looted India, asks Chhattisgarh to vote for BJP
Mahasamund (Chhattisgarh), Nov 18 (IANS) Accusing the Congress of hindering Chhattisgarh's development and defrauding India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday urged the people to vote the BJP to power for a fourth straight term in the state.
2018-11-18
Category: India, Chhattisgarh,National,Politics
Amritsar attack: Rajnath assures strong action
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday spoke to Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh, assuring "strong action" against those responsible for a grenade attack at a religious gathering on Nirankaris in Amritsar which killed three people.
2018-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Terrorism,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Congress troubleshooters meet dissidents in Telangana
Hyderabad, Nov 18 (IANS) A three-member committee deputed by the central leadership of the Congress party on Sunday held talks with the party's Telangana leaders who are unhappy over being denied the ticket for next month's elections to the state Assembly.
2018-11-18
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Facebook seeks to patent software to analyse who lives with you
San Francisco, Nov 18 (IANS) Despite facing flak for leakage of personal data of millions of its users in recent times, Facebook is seeking to patent a software that could help it build profile of an user's household - the number of people in the household, the interests that they share, nature of their relationships or even the devices that they use.
2018-11-18
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Business/Economy
Kabir 'vaani' resounds in Varanasi through music, walks, literature
Varanasi, Nov 18 (IANS) Iconic 15th century Bhakti poet-saint Kabir's couplets, bhajans and compositions, rendered by noted musicians, reverberated in Varanasi's spiritual air for two days as part of the three-day Mahindra Kabira Festival (MKF) here.
2018-11-18
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Lifestyle/Fashion,Art/Culture/Books
Serbia defeat Montenegro in pursuit of UEFA Nations League promotion
Belgrade, Nov 18 (IANS) Serbia remain atop Group 4 in the League C of the UEFA Nations League after beating group runners-up Montenegro 2-1 here.
2018-11-18
Category: International, Serbia And Montenegro,Sports,Football
Oil spill at TN port
Chennai, Nov 18 (IANS) An oil spill was reported in Tamil Nadu's Kamarajar Port on Sunday while an oil tanker was discharging fuel, said a top port official.
2018-11-18
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Delhi's air quality 'very-poor'
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) The national capital suffered from 'very-poor' air quality on Sunday afternoon despite good winds and favourable weather.
2018-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Himachal CM participates in Renuka Fair
Nahan (Himachal Pradesh), Nov 18 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on Sunday participated in six-day International Renuka Fair being organised in Sirmaur district.
2018-11-18
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
Himachal promotes bee keeping
Shimla, Nov 18 (IANS) Bee keeping in Himachal Pradesh is not only important for the growth of honey production but also for the biological and economic role played by the bees.
2018-11-18
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Business/Economy,Human Interest/Society
'Increasing digital platforms, intelligent casting a boon for actors'
Mumbai, Nov 18 (IANS) Imagining the fun-loving Liquid from "Pyaar Ka Punchnama" holding a gun or the beautiful Safia Manto of "Manto" entering a mind game and a gunfight in a world predominantly ruled by men, is not a common practice in the world of Bollywood. But the possibility has opened up thanks to the emergence and popularity of digital platforms, say actors of web series "Mirzapur".
2018-11-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,National,IANS Life
Over 14 lakh ghost anganwadi beneficiaries found in UP
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) More than 14 lakh ghost beneficiaries under the anganwadi scheme have been found in Uttar Pradesh, the Ministry of Women and Child Development said on Sunday.
2018-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Health/Medicine
Taj Mahal in trouble over Hindu prayers and namaaz
Agra, Nov 18 (IANS) The continuing tug-of-war between Hindutva and Muslim groups over conducting 'puja-arti' and offering 'namaz' inside the Taj Mahal premises is causing concern to tourism circles in Agra.
2018-11-18
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion,Defence/Security
Grenade attack kills three near Amritsar; terror angle not ruled out
Amritsar, Nov 18 (IANS) Three people were killed and at least 15 others injured when two motorcycle-borne masked youths threw a grenade at a religious congregation in Rajasansi area in Punjab's Amritsar district on Sunday, police said.
2018-11-18
Category: India, Punjab,National,Religion,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Mickey Mouse turns 90, birthday bash all around the world
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Iconic cartoon character Mickey Mouse turned 90 on Sunday, and his birthday is being celebrated around the world, including in India.
2018-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Milan's Romagnoli to be sidelined due to calf injury
Rome, Nov 18 (IANS) Milan's centre-back, Italian international Alessio Romagnoli, is to be sidelined due to a calf injury, according to an official statement from the Italian Serie A club.
2018-11-18
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Football
Juventus midfielder Khedira suffers ankle injury
Rome, Nov 18 (IANS) Juventus midfielder Sami Khedira has sprained his left ankle during training, the Serie A side said.
2018-11-18
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Football
Boca Juniors move into top 6 of Superliga Argentina
Buenos Aires, Nov 18 (IANS) A superb late goal from forward Christian Espinosa handed Boca Juniors a 1-0 home victory over Patronato in the Superliga Argentina.
2018-11-18
Category: International, Costa Rica,Sports,Football
K.J. Alphons to visit Sabarimala
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 18 (IANS) Union Minister of IT K.J. Alphons will on Monday visit the temple town of Sabarimala to study the facilities meant for the pilgrims.
2018-11-18
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics,Religion
Congress calls BJP misogynist over Khattar's rape remarks
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Accusing the BJP leadership of being "misogynist", the Congress on Sunday demanded an apology from Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar for reportedly claiming that most rape cases were "fake" and took place amongst people who knew each other well.
2018-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Corinthians ease relegation fears
Rio de Jaeiro, Nov 18 (IANS) Defending champions Corinthians ended a three-game winless streak with a 1-0 victory over relegation-threatened Vasco da Gama in Brazil's Serie A championship.
2018-11-18
Category: India, Telangana,Sports,Football
Gold worth Rs 3 cr seized in Bengal, 1 arrested
Kolkata, Nov 18 (IANS) Over nine kg of smuggled gold worth Rs 3 crore was seized in West Bengal's Siliguri area and one person was arrested, an official said on Sunday.
2018-11-18
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Tableeghi Jamaat head Haji Abdul Wahab dead
Lahore, Nov 18 (IANS) The Amir of the Tableeghi Jamaat, Haji Abdul Wahab, died here on Sunday at age 95 after a battle with dengue, the Pakistani media reported.
2018-11-18
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Religion
Zverev beats Federer, 1st German to reach ATP Finals title match since 1996
London, Nov 18 (IANS) Alexander Zverev became the first German tennis player since 1996 to make it to the title match of the season-ending ATP Finals, after stunning Swiss star Roger Federer 7-5, 7-6 (7-5) in the semifinal.
2018-11-18
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
Imran Khan begins UAE visit
Islamabad, Nov 18 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Sunday embarked on a day-long visit to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) at the invitation of Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan.
2018-11-18
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Diplomacy
Djokovic routs Anderson to reach ATP Finals championship match
London, Nov 18 (IANS) Serbian World No. 1 Novak Djokovic brushed aside Kevin Anderson 6-2, 6-2 here to reach the championship match of the ATP Finals, giving himself the chance to play for a record-tying sixth title at tennis' elite season-ending event.
2018-11-18
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
Fiji's ruling party wins general elections
Suva, Nov 18 (IANS) Fiji's ruling FijiFirst party led by incumbent Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama, has won this year's general elections.
2018-11-18
Category: International, Fiji,Politics
Colombia draws with Spain; Canada in U17 Women's World Cup quarters
Montevideo, Nov 18 (IANS) Colombia and Spain drew 1-1 in their second Group D match, while Canada beat South Korea 2-0 and thus qualified for the quarterfinals of the U-17 Women's World Cup in Uruguay.
2018-11-18
Category: International, Uruguay,Sports,Football
Portugal keeps Italy off scoreboard to move into Nations League finals
Rome, Nov 18 (IANS) The Portugal football squad tied Italy 0-0 at San Siro Stadium and so added the point it was lacking to move on to the finals of the UEFA Nations League, to be contested in June 2019.
2018-11-18
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Football
Lejarraga defeats Gavin, heads to World Championship
Baracaldo (Spain), Nov 18 (IANS) Spanish boxer Kerman Lejarraga retained his European welterweight title with a fourth round KO of Frankie Gavin at the Bizkaia Arena.
2018-11-18
Category: India, Telangana,Sports,Other Sports
Google to allow users to comment on search results
San Francisco, Nov 18 (IANS) Google is planning to launch a new feature that will enable users to leave in search results comments that could be seen by others.
2018-11-18
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Business/Economy
Tamil dubbing union membership of singer Chinmayi terminated
Chennai, Nov 18 (IANS) Singer and dubbing artiste Chinmayi Sripaada, who had last month come forward with allegations of sexual harassment against veteran lyricist Vairamuthu as part of the #MeToo movement, has revealed that the South Indian Cine, Television Artistes and Dubbing Artistes Union has terminated her membership.
2018-11-18
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema

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