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Vivo forays into Europe with X51 5G, Y-series phones
London, Oct 21 (IANS) Chinese smartphone maker Vivo on Wednesday announced its entry into the UK, France, Germany, Italy, Poland as well as Spain with the launch of the 'X51 5G' flagship and mid-range 'Y'-series smartphones.
2020-10-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Science/Tech,Technology
CM Amarinder praises farmers for lifting blockade on goods trains
Chandigarh, Oct 21 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Wednesday welcomed the farmer unions' decision to allow movement of goods trains, saying it was in the interest of the state's economy and its revival.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Jake Gyllenhaal to star in series based on Jo Nesbo novel, The Son
Los Angeles, Oct 21 (IANS) Hollywood star Jake Gyllenhaal is set to star in the limited series, The Son. The show is based on the Jo Nesbo novel of the same name.
2020-10-21
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Legally Blonde 3 set for May 2022 release
Los Angeles, Oct 21 (IANS) The Reese Witherspoon-starrer Legally Blonde 3 will release in May 2022.
2020-10-21
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
Ayushmann, Vaani's next titled 'Chandigarh Kare Aashiqui'
Chandigarh, Oct 21 (IANS) The much-hyped Ayushmann Khurrana-Vaani Kapoor starrer has a name. On Wednesday, it was confirmed that the film directed by Abhishek Kapoor is titled Chandigarh Kare Aashiqui.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Punjab,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Lovely Anand cries foul after husband Anand Mohan shifted to Bhagalpur jail
Patna, Oct 21 (IANS) RJD candidate Lovely Anand has cried foul after her husband and Bihar strongman Anand Mohan was shifted from Saharsa to Bhagalpur jail.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
High flavanol diet may lead to lower blood pressure: Study
London, Oct 21 (IANS) People who consume a diet having flavanol-rich foods and drinks such as tea, apple and berry juice, could have lower blood pressure, according to a new study.
2020-10-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech
Delhi HC adjourns hearing on plea against appointing SPPs in riots cases
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Wednesday adjourned till November 9 the hearing on a plea against the appointment of Special Public Prosecutors (SPPs) in cases of riots and violence in northeast Delhi in February.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Centre commemorates 77th year of Azad Hind Govt formation
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The legacy of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, the files on whom were earlier declassified by the Narendra Modi government, continues to remain the Centre's focus. On Wednesday, at Delhi's Red Fort, the union government commemorated the '77th Year of Formation of Azad Hind Government'.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
KVIC launches khadi footwear, eyes Rs 1,000 cr market share
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Eyeing the Rs 50,000 crore footwear market in India, Khadi Village Industries Corporation (KVIC) on Wednesday launched a range of footwear made of khadi fabric and said that it targets a Rs 1,000-crore market share in the first year.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Congress slams Centre for hike in festive train fares
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The Congress on Wednesday slammed the Centre for increasing fares in special festive trains and demanded their immediate roll back.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Truecaller now lets you set call reason, SMS scheduling, translation
Bengaluru, Oct 21 (IANS) Swedish caller identification app Truecaller on Wednesday introduced new features, including one that allows users to set a reason for their call, and enable the receiver to check whether the incoming call is personal, business or something urgent.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Karnataka,Science/Tech,Technology
Modi to extend 'Pujor Shubhechha' tomorrow, Dona Ganguly to perform
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) With West Bengal going to the polls next year in what is being branded as the mother of all elections, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will virtually greet the people of the state on Thursday on the occasion of 'Shoshthi', when Durga Puja festivities officially kickstart in the state.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
SC allows trust to operate banks accounts to pay bills, taxes
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court has permitted the Maharwal Khewaji Trust, which manages the Rs 20,000-crore property of erstwhile princely state of Faridkot, to operate bank accounts to pay salaries to staff and meet expenses on utilities bills and taxes etc.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
CBI arrests Food Supply official in J&K's Rajouri in graft case
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has arrested a Junior Assistant working at the Food Supply office of Consumer Affairs and Public Distribution in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district in a graft case.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Vikas Dubey's wife questioned by ED
Lucknow, Oct 21 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has questioned Richa, the widow of gangster Vikas Dubey, regarding the financial dealings of her late husband.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Tie both his feet together before bowling to him: Ashwin on Gayle
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Delhi Capitals, who lead the points table, lost to Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) by five wickets in their Indian Premier League (IPL) match on Tuesday, prompting a couple of their players to give vent to their emotions on Twitter.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Isolated heavy to very heavy rainfall forecast for north coastal Andhra
Amaravati, Oct 21 (IANS) The Met department forecast heavy to very heavy rainfall at isolated places in Srikakulam, Vizianagaram and Visakhapatnam districts of north coastal Andhra Pradesh and Yanam on Wednesday.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Environment/Wildlife
Integrated theatre commands next step in defence reforms: Army chief
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The next logical step in the process of defence reforms in India is the formation of Integrated Theatre Commands to synergise the capabilities and combat potential of the three armed services during war and peace, Indian Army chief, Gen. Manoj Mukund Naravane said on Wednesday.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Protesting farmers in Punjab allow only goods trains to ply
Chandigarh, Oct 21 (IANS) Heeding to the appeal of Chief Minister Amarinder Singh, 30 protesting farmers' organisations in Punjab on Wednesday decided to allow goods trains to ply till November 5, while passenger train services would continue to remain disrupted in the state.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Agra's Cafe SHEROES reopens
Agra, Oct 21 (IANS) Finally after a wait of eight months, one of SHEROES cafes, run by acid attack survivors reopened, at its new address, closer to the Taj Mahal.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Features
Daimler India adds Malaysia to its export markets
Chennai, Oct 21 (IANS) Commercial vehicle maker Daimler India Commercial Vehicles (DICV) on Wednesday said it has added Malaysia as a new market for completely knocked-down (CKD) units.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy
Delhi doctors flag rise in eye-related problems due to foul air
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) As Delhi reels under another tryst with air pollution, several public health experts have flagged a spike in the number of patients reporting irritation in eyes because of toxic pollutants. The noxious air causes dry eye disease, which if left untreated, could lead to vision problems, they warn.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Health/Medicine
Chennai Air Customs seize 864 gm smuggled gold paste
Chennai, Oct 21 (IANS) The Customs on Wednesday said that it has seized 864 gm gold paste valued at Rs 45.4 lakh from four passengers who arrived by a flight at the Chennai International Airport from Dubai.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Terrorists kill Assam Rifles jawan, hurt another in Arunachal
Itanagar, Oct 21 (IANS) An Assam Rifles jawan was killed while another received bullet injuries on Wednesday during an encounter with suspected militants in Tirap district in southern Arunachal Pradesh, the police said.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Arunachal Pradesh,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Varun Dhawan refutes reports of Namak Halaal remake
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) Actor Varun Dhawan has dismissed a report that his father, filmmaker David Dhawan, is working on a remake of the 1982 Amitabh Bachchan superhit, Namak Halaal.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Kerala-based TCM rolls out branded RT-PCR test kits
Kochi, Oct 21 (IANS) Kochi-based TCM Ltd, a chemical manufacturer till recently, has rolled out on a commercial basis 'Covi-DetecT' brand RT-PCR test kits based on technology developed by IIT-Delhi, the company head said on Wednesday.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine,Business/Economy
Trump's rally mic stops working, blames 'crooked Hillary'
Washington, Oct 21 (IANS) US President Donald Trump jokingly blamed "crooked Hillary" after his microphone stopped working at a campaign rally in Pennsylvania.
2020-10-21
Category: International, United States,Politics
Haathi Mere Saathi to release in theatres on Makar Sankranti 2021
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) The big ticket adventure drama, Haathi Mere Saathi, will have a theatrical release on Makar Sankranti next year. Starring Rana Daggubati and Pulkit Samrat, the upcoming film is slated to release in Hindi, Tamil and Telugu languages.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
iPhone 12 Pro Max battery smaller than iPhone 11 Pro Max
San Francisco, Oct 21 (IANS) Apple's new iPhone 12 Pro Max is reportedly equipped with a less capacious battery than last year's iPhone 11 Pro Max, the media reported.
2020-10-21
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Festive cheers: SBI offers additional concessions on home loans
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Lending major State Bank of India (SBI) on Wednesday announced concession in home loan rates by as much as 25 basis points.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Sindh Police rise in defiance against Army in Pakistan
New Delhi/Islamabad, Oct 21 (IANS) In a major show of open defiance against Pakistan Army, police officers in Karachi have threatened to go on mass leave after the Sindh Police chief was allegedly kidnapped and coerced to act against PML(N) Vice President Marayam Nawaz Sharif.
2020-10-21
Category: International, India,National,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
After the initial setbacks, how KXIP and RR are rising in IPL
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Among the many patterns set in the first half of the 2020 Indian Premier League (IPL) was the struggles of Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) and Rajasthan Royals (RR) to replicate their initial success.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
DMK ready for joint protest with AIADMK on reservation Bill: Stalin
Chennai, Oct 21 (IANS) Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) president M.K. Stalin on Wednesday said his party is ready for a joint protest with the ruling AIADMK to secure Tamil Nadu's rights.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Hectic campaigning begins for UP bypolls
Lucknow, Oct 21 (IANS) Hectic campaigning has begun for seven Assembly bypolls in Uttar Pradesh that are being termed as a semi-final before the next Assembly elections, scheduled to be held in 2022.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Amazon wants to pay consumers for data on purchases at other retailers
San Francisco, Oct 21 (IANS) Amazon has launched a programme where participants can earn monthly rewards by sharing receipts from purchases made outside of Amazon.com and by completing short surveys.
2020-10-21
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
'Fast And Furious' franchise to wrap up after 11th film
Los Angeles, Oct 21 (IANS) The long-running Fast And Furious franchise will come to an end after the forthcoming 10th and 11th films have released.
2020-10-21
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
Aashi Hanspal named impressive new driver in FIA's rising stars program
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) India's Aashi Hanspal has been named the most deserving and impressive new driver in the FIA Girls On Track - The Rising Stars Program, held at Paul Ricard Karting Circuit in France.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Motorsports
Cong Bihar poll manifesto promises drinking water, free education for girls
Patna, Oct 21 (IANS) The Congress on Wednesday released its manifesto "Bihar Badlav Patra 2020' for the upcoming state Assembly elections. The manifesto promises access to drinking water, free education for girls from kindergarten to post-graduation level, farm loan waiver, electricity bills waiver, increasing irrigation facilities for farmers and other goodies if elected to power.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Sonet gets 50,000 bookings, says Kia Motors
Chennai, Oct 21 (IANS) Kia Motors India on Wednesday said its recently-launched compact sports utility vehicle (SUV) Sonet has got 50,000 bookings.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy
Struggling CSK face worst season
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) If Mahendra Singh Dhoni's Chennai Super Kings don't make the Indian Premier League (IPL) playoffs this season -- they are unlikely to progress as they are languishing at the bottom of points table -- it will be the first time in the 13-year history of the tournament that they would miss out on qualifying for the last four stage.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Right nutrition increases physical, cognitive performance: Study
New York, Oct 21 (IANS) Right nutrition not only fuels our bodies and improves fitness, but gives us an edge mentally too as researchers have found that the right nutrition is directly linked to physical fitness and cognitive performance in men and women.
2020-10-21
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Biden holds cash advantage against Trump
Washington, Oct 21 (IANS) With more than $177 million in the bank, Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden currently holds a massive cash advantage against US President Donald Trump, just 12 days ahead of the November 3 election, according to new filings with the Federal Election Commission.
2020-10-21
Category: International, United States,Politics
Calcutta HC softens stand, allow more members in pandals
Kolkata, Oct 21 (IANS) A day ahead of Mahasashti, the Calcutta High Court on Wednesday partially relaxed its order in which it previously declared all Durga Puja pandals as no-entry zones for visitors amid the on-going Covid-19 pandemic.
2020-10-21
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion
Jitin Prasada expands his Brahmin Parishad, worries Cong
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) To push his Brahmin politics to the fore in Uttar Pradesh, Congress in-charge of West Bengal Jitin Prasada has transformed his Brahmin Chetna Parishad into a full fledged organisation and has appointed 25 district chiefs in the state, much to the surprise of his party.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
SC to examine if universities can be sued under consumer law
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court has agreed to hear an appeal, challenging a verdict of National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC), which raised the question, whether an educational institution or university can be sued for deficiency in services under the consumer protection law.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Immigration/Law/Rights
'Sherni' Vidya back in action in Madhya Pradesh wilds
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) Actress Vidya Balan has resumed shooting for her upcoming film Sherni in Madhya Pradesh. Shoot of the film had come to a halt in mid-March in the wake of the nationwide lockdown.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
US Senate to vote on Oct 26 to confirm Trump nominee to SC
Washington, Oct 21 (IANS) The Republican-majority US Senate will vote on October 26 to confirm US President Donald Trump's nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court as the replacement for late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, it was reported.
2020-10-21
Category: International, United States,Politics
How footballer Adil Khan beat injuries to make a comeback
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) It was in 2012 against Azerbaijan that Adil Khan made his senior India debut, but after a spate of injuries, his hopes of returning to the national team appeared bleak.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Cabinet approves Rs 3,737 cr bonus for non-gazetted govt staff
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved productivity linked bonus and non-productivity bonus for the financial year 2019-20 for over 30 lakh non-gazetted employees.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Search underway for missing Indian-American professor
Washington, Oct 21 (IANS) A search was underway for an Indian-American professor who has been missing for 10 days after a hike to Mount Rainier in Washington state, the media reported.
2020-10-21
Category: International, United States,Diaspora
Andhra to make 26,000 police recruitments in four years: CM
Amaravati, Oct 21 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Wednesday said that 26,000 vacancies in the Police Department would be filled up in the next four years, that is, 6,500 recruitments per year.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Dwayne Bravo ruled out of IPL 13 with groin injury
Dubai, Oct 21 (IANS) In yet another blow for the Chennai Super Kings (CSK), all-rounder Dwayne Bravo has been ruled out of the remaining matches of Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 because of a groin injury.
2020-10-21
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Samsung working on a smartphone with pop out display
Seoul, Oct 21 (IANS) South Korean tech giant Samsung has filed a patent for a smartphone with pop-out display design that purportedly houses additional speakers.
2020-10-21
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
PMFAI urges govt to roll back policy on importing readymade pesticides
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Highlighting that the policy to allow the import of readymade formulations without registering the technical grade pesticides will rob Indian farmers' of income and scuttle the dreams of 'Atmanirbhar Bharat', the Pesticides Manufacturers & Formulators Association of India (PMFAI) has urged the Ministry of Agriculture to repeal the related provisions of the Insecticides Act, 1968 and the Insecticides Rules, 1971 that bleed India of more than Rs 3,000 crores every year.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Dell unveils Cloud Console, eyes everything as a service
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) In a bid to help customers and partners on their digital transformation journey in the pandemic times, Dell Technologies on Wednesday announced a Cloud Console that will provide customers a single interface to manage multi-cloud, on-premise and edge deployments.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
KCR wants 15 special teams to prevent breach of lakes in Hyderabad
Hyderabad, Oct 21 (IANS) Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao on Wednesday ordered formation of at least 15 special teams to prevent breach of tanks and lakes in Hyderabad.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
School for K'taka cops' kids on ventilator, don't pull plug: JD-S
Bengaluru, Oct 21 (IANS) As Karnataka's first school for children of police officials in Dharward is allegedly on the verge of closure and teaching and non-teaching staff not paid salaries for the last eight months, a Janata Dal-Secular leader has made an emotional appeal to the state government not to shut it down.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Karnataka,National
Getting Inked can impair sweating, make body to overheat
New York, Oct 21 (IANS) Researchers have found that tattoos may impair natural sweating, potentially causing the body to overheat if the tattoos cover a large area of the body.
2020-10-21
Category: International, United States,National,Health/Medicine
Sanjay Dutt defeats cancer, issues statement with health update
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) Actor Sanjay Dutt, who recently confirmed that he was fighting cancer, on Wednesday shared a health update saying he has come out victorious in his battle with the disease.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
B'desh schools unlikely to reopen in Nov: Minister
Dhaka, Oct 21 (IANS) Schools and other educational institutions in Bangladesh were unlikely to reopen in November as previously suggested due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, Education Minister Dipu Moni said on Wednesday.
2020-10-21
Category: International, Bangladesh,Education,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
2 Indian startups among 10 selected for Accenture mentorship programme
Bengaluru, Oct 21 (IANS) India's Fedo and Knight FinTech are among the 10 fintech companies that have been selected for the seventh annual FinTech Innovation Lab Asia-Pacific, a mentorship programme created by Accenture, the company said on Wednesday.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy,Technology
I quit BJP only because of Fadnavis: Khadse (Ld)
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) Quitting the Bharatiya Janata Party, after remaining in political wilderness for over four years, senior leader Eknath Khadse on Wednesday said he was "leaving only because of Devendra Fadnavis".
2020-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Robert Downey Jr, Mark Ruffalo defend Chris Pratt
Los Angeles, Oct 21 (IANS) Avengers stars Mark Ruffalo and Robert Downey Jr have defended co-star Chris Pratt, who was criticised by netizens for his alleged political beliefs.
2020-10-21
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
IPL betting racket busted in Karnataka, one held
Bengaluru, Oct 21 (IANS) With the arrest of one person, the Central Crime Branch (CCB) of Bengaluru police claimed to have busted an Indian Premier League (IPL) betting racket running in the city. They also recovered Rs 30 lakh and a mobile phone from his possession.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Govt may sweeten deal further for Air India sale bid
New Delhi, Oct. Oct 21 (IANS) The government may further extend the date for submission of bids for Air India sale date beyond October 30 to give investors more time to make an offer while sweetening the deal terms further, finance minister officials privy to the development said.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Panaji bans large effigies of demon Narakasura during Diwali
Panaji, Oct 21 (IANS) In view of the Covid-19 pandemic, the Panaji Corporation has decided to ban large effigies of mythical demon Narakasura, which is a part of the local Diwali festivities in Goa, Mayor Uday Madkaikar said on Wednesday.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Goa,National,Religion
Progress made on US Covid-19 relief bill, but no breakthrough
Washington, Oct 21 (IANS) After months of discussions on a new Covid-19 relief package aimed at assisting American businesses and workers affected by the pandemic, top US negotiators appeared to have made a little progress, but still no breakthrough as key differences remained.
2020-10-21
Category: International, United States,Politics
Shops, other businesses to now open till 10 pm in TN
Chennai, Oct 21 (IANS) With the aim to ensure faster state economic recovery as festival season is around the corner, Chief Minister K Palaniswami on Wednesday announced further relaxations in lockdown restrictions across Tamil Nadu from Thursday.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine
J&K L-G advises regular monitoring of social media content
Srinagar, Oct 21 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Lt Governor Manoj Sinha on Wednesday called for regular monitoring of social media content to prevent misuse by mischief mongers and anti-nationals.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Dharmendra, Hema Malini's latest pictures leave fans awestruck
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) Actress-politician Hema Malini on Wednesday treated fans with new pictures of her with her husband, actor Dharmendra.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Suraj Pe Mangal Bhari tries reviving humour of Hrishikesh Mukherjee, Basu Chatterjee
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) Filmmaker Abhishek Sharma is back with a new comic caper, this time narrating a story set in the nineties. He says his upcoming release is a clean family comedy in the lines of the delightful films Hrishikesh Mukherjee and Basu Chatterjee made.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Goa's Independent MLA withdraws support to Sawant govt
Panaji, Oct 21 (IANS) Independent MLA Prasad Gaonkar on Wednesday announced withdrawal of support to the BJP-led coalition government in Goa, following a war of words with Chief Minister Pramod Sawant and state BJP leadership over alleged land deals linked to the setting up of an IIT-Goa campus.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Nissan unveils Magnite compact SUV to be made in India for global market
Chennai, Oct 21 (IANS) Japanese automobile maker Nissan Motor Corporation on Wednesday unveiled its compact sports utility vehicle (SUV) Magnite which will be made in India for Indian and global markets.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy
Agitating AAP workers held while giving memo, coal packet to Goa CM
Panaji, Oct 21 (IANS) Several Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) volunteers protesting against an upcoming 'coal corridor' in Goa were detained by the state police on Wednesday, after they tried to handover a memorandum and a packet of coal to Chief Minister Pramod Sawant at his official residence in Panaji.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Goa,National,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Police officer killed in Houston apartment shooting
Houston, Oct 21 (IANS) A police officer was killed during a shooting at an apartment in the US city of Houston, according to officials.
2020-10-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Mozilla fears it can be collateral damage in US-Google war
San Francisco, Oct 21 (IANS) As the US Department of Justice and 11 states take on Google with an anti-trust lawsuit over its alleged anti-competitive practices in the Search and Search advertising markets, open source popular browser Mozilla Firefox has feared it could be collateral damage in this war.
2020-10-21
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Immigration/Law/Rights
Khadi launches footwear range, eyes Rs 1,000 cr share in market
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Eyeing on the Rs 50,000 crore footwear market in India, Khadi Village Industries Corporation (KVIC) on Wednesday launched a range of footwear for men and women made of Khadi fabric and said that it plans to tap the Rs 1,000 crore market in the first year.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National
Canadian govt, oppn spar over anti-corruption committee
Ottawa, Oct 21 (IANS) The Canadian Liberal government and the opposition Conservatives have sparred over a proposal to create a parliamentary committee to probe the former's response to the Covid-19 pandemic and possible ethical lapses.
2020-10-21
Category: International, Canada,Politics
Lucknow Covid team's data includes US couple & one long dead
Lucknow, Oct 21 (IANS) The district health department in Lucknow has released Covid reports of two persons who are in the US and one, who died years ago.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Rejected in love, man held for making obscene social media profile
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) A man employed as a chief security guard in Greater Noida has been arrested along with his associate for allegedly creating Facebook profiles of a woman residing in CR Park and sending obscene posts, videos and messages to her friends and others with her contact number in order to harass her.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Delhi's 'Gabbar' roars with record back-to-back IPL tons
Dubai, Oct 21 (IANS) Shikhar Dhawan etched his name in history books by becoming the first player to score back-to-back centuries in the history of the Indian Premier League (IPL).
2020-10-21
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Delhi Police pays homage to martyrs on Commemoration Day
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The Delhi Police organised a Commemoration Day Parade on Wednesday in remembrance of the personnel who sacrificed their lives in the line of duty between September 1, 2019 to August 31, 2020.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
OPPO A33 with 90Hz display, triple camera launched in India
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Chinese smartphone maker OPPO on Wednesday launched 'OPPO A33' with a 90Hz refresh rate display and triple camera set up in India.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Early voter turnout in Texas county surpasses 2016 figure
Houston, Oct 21 (IANS) Voter turnout in Harris County, Texas, after seven days of early voting for the November 3 presidential election has surpassed the figure recorded during the 2016 polls.
2020-10-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Amazon extends work from home option till June next year
San Francisco, Oct 21 (IANS) Amazon is allowing its corporate employees to avail the work from home option, if their roles permit, till June 2021.
2020-10-21
Category: International, Costa Rica,Business/Economy,Technology
Chhattisgarh CM thanks Modi for fixing ethanol production rate
New Delhi/Raipur, Oct 21 (IANS) Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressing his gratitude to the PM for fixing the rate of ethanol production from surplus rice by the state government at Rs 54 per litre.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Islamic State supporter convicted of urging fanatics to attack London
London, Oct 21 (IANS) An Islamic State supporter has been convicted of encouraging terrorism with a video urging fanatics to attack central London.
2020-10-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Terrorism
Cong likely to get new media dept head after Bihar polls
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Congress President Sonia Gandhi may appoint a new Media Department Chairman after the Bihar Assembly elections since Randeep Singh Surjewala has been promoted as AICC General secretary in charge of Karnataka and also made a regular CWC member, party sources said on Wednesday.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Focus on police modernisation to meet new challenges: Amit Shah
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Wednesday said the Central government has begun a police modernisation programme to prepare the police and paramilitary forces to effectively deal with challenges like border security, terrorism and cyber crime.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security
ISL: Mumbai City FC sign striker Bartholomew Ogbeche
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) Mumbai City FC on Wednesday announced the signing of striker Bartholomew Ogbeche on a year-long deal ahead of the 2020-21 Indian Super League (ISL) season.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Football
Kartik Aryan's royal look for Manish Malhotra's LFW show
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Bollywood actor Kartik Aryan turned showstopper for veteran designer Manish Malhotra who paid tribute to the craftsmen and artisans with the fund-raising opening show the first digital edition of the Lakme Fashion Week.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Spain mulling curfews to tackle Covid-19 resurgence
Madrid, Oct 21 (IANS) The Spanish government announced that was considering fresh curfews to tackle a resurgence in the number of new coronavirus cases,
2020-10-21
Category: International, Spain,Politics
Punjab CM corners Akalis, AAP for 'double standards' on farm Bills
Chandigarh, Oct 21 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Wednesday flayed the opposition SAD and AAP over their "brazen double standards" on the three state Bills related to agriculture, which they criticised publicly hours after supporting in the Vidhan Sabha.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Ukraine blames Russia of 'fake propaganda' for thwarting IAF contract
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Vyacheslav A. Boguslayev, CEO of the Ukrainian aircraft and helicopter engine manufacturing company Motor Sich, has accused Russia of initiating a "fake media propaganda" in an alleged bid to thwart his companys chances of winning the Indian Air Force MI-17V5 helicopter engine overhaul contract.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Wolf warriors-turned-brawlers: Continuous degradation of Chinese diplomats
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Fifty-eight years is a long time for a nation to shape its foreign policy and become a dominant force in global politics. Since the 1962 Sino-Indian conflict, the Chinese are falling into an abyss. The Indian bureaucracy and diplomats are hailed for their articulation and decency the world over. On the other hand, their Chinese counterparts are usually associated with flawed interpretations, undue aggression and idiocy these days. So much so that even calling them 'wolf warriors is passe. The Chinese diplomats are now being dubbed "hooligans" by some countries which presumably have had enough of them.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Politics
Parents of 545 kids separated at US border still missing
Washington, Oct 21 (IANS) The parents of 545 children who had been separated from their families by US border officials between 2017-2018, were still reported to be missing, according to a court filing.
2020-10-21
Category: International, United States,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
IIT Kharagpur's 'COVIRAP' gets ICMR certification
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) 'COVIRAP,' the diagnostic machine developed by the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur researchers, has been successfully validated for its efficacy in Covid-19 detection by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), the Institute said on Wednesday.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Bangla woman cricketer's wedding photoshoot on pitch bowls out social media
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Bangladesh woman cricketer Sanjida Islam has taken social media by storm after posting her wedding photoshoot on a cricket pitch in a strikingly orange saree with proper 'maang tika', 'chur' (heavy bangles) and ornaments made of flowers.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Omar anguished, NC angry over ED summons to Farooq Abdullah (Ld)
Srinagar, Oct 21 (IANS) Former Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Wednesday expressed anguish over the second summon from the Enforcement Directorate (ED) to his father and National Conference (NC) President Farooq Abdullah.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Nehru & Modi: Appeasing China only makes it greedier
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) It has been 58 years since China launched a well-planned attack on an unprepared friendly India in 1962 on October 20 and handed out a crushing defeat. This despite the fact the then prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru, before the war, had gone out of his way to support a communist China which was but a global pariah.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Politics
3 B'desh airport runways to be renovated
Dhaka, Oct 21 (IANS) The Bangladesh government has approved plans to renovate runways at the Jessore, Syedpur and Rajshahi airports to ensure safe landings, it was reported.
2020-10-21
Category: International, Bangladesh,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
We still have much work to do in India market: Netflix
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Content streaming giant Netflix which reported slow growth in its third quarter (July-September period) despite the social distancing times admitted that it has much work to do in countries like India which are lagging behind in terms of growth for the company.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology
180 Afghan civilians dead, 375 injured last month
Kabul, Oct 21 (IANS) The Afghan Interior Ministry has revealed that 180 civilians were killed and 375 others injured due to a recent spate of the violence in the war-torn country.
2020-10-21
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
UP records decline in Covid cases, recovery rate 91.91%
Lucknow, Oct 21 (IANS) The number of new Covid-19 cases in Uttar Pradesh is declining and the recovery rate has increased to 91.91 per cent. In the last 24 hours, 2,351 new cases were reported in the state, said the Health Department.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
China's skilled labour force helped in boosting its economy
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) When India and China were locked in the 1962 war, both economies were on the same plank. It was in the 1950s that both countries started rebuilding their economies-India under its first prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru and China under Mao Zedong.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Consumers may get relief on petrol, diesel prices this festive season
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Consumers can cheer as oil marketing companies (OMC) may actually bring down the retail prices of petrol and diesel this festive season.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Decks clear for ONGC to merge refining subsidiary MRPL with HPCL
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) State-run oil and gas explorers ONGC plans to complete merger of its refining subsidiary Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals Ltd (MRPL)with recently acquired Hindustan Petroleum Corp Ltd (HPCL) in next financial year to align its upstream and downstream operations into two verticals being more focus into respective businesses.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Google launches free Stadia game demos
San Francisco, Oct 21 (IANS) Google has announced that it was offering time-limited and completely free demos for the upcoming Stadia games.
2020-10-21
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Big jolt to Maha BJP: Senior leader quits to join NCP
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) In a huge jolt to the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), senior leader Eknath Khadse has quit the party to join the ruling Nationalist Congress Party, a top leader said here on Wednesday.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
LaLiga launches new word game for football fans
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) Spanish football league LaLiga has entered the word puzzle arena with 'Score Words LaLiga', the new official game offering users fun challenges and minigames combining wordplay and football.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Football
12 women dead in Afghanistan stampede for Pak visas
Kabul, Oct 21 (IANS) At least 12 women were trampled to death and 12 others injured during a stampede which occurred while a high crowd had gathered in Afghanistan's Jalalabad city on Wednesday to collect Pakistani visas, officials said.
2020-10-21
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Rahul, Tejashwi to address joint rally in Bihar on Oct 23
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) With the Bihar Assembly elections round the corner, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav will address their first joint rally in the poll-bound state on October 23, party sources said on Wednesday.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National
'Bubble to bubble' cricket not sustainable, say Morgan & Holder
Dubai, Oct 21 (IANS) England skipper Eoin Morgan and West Indies' Jason Holder believe it is "untenable" to expect players to continue to spend extended periods in bio-secure bubble amid the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.
2020-10-21
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
'If I were PM for one day, I would ban burqa & hijab' (Ld)
Jaipur, Oct 21 (IANS) Reshma Khan, the Programme Head at the All India Radio-Akashvani, represents the voice of progressive women in India who are fearless and intelligent, witty yet sensitive and aims at climbing the ladders of progress and promotion while following the values taught by her parents.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Human Interest/Society,Religion,Immigration/Law/Rights
Odisha govt suspends officer over stone quarry blast
Bhubaneswar, Oct 21 (IANS) The Odisha government on Wednesday suspended a tehsildar in Rayagada district in connection with a blast at a stone quarry which had claimed the lives of three workers.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Orissa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
5 dead, 20 injured in Karachi building explosion
Karachi, Oct 21 (IANS) At least five people were killed and 20 others injured in an explosion in a multi-storey building in Karachi's Gulshan-i-Iqbal area on Wednesday, according to officials.
2020-10-21
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Here's a 21-day immunity plan you can follow for ever (Book Review)
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) With 80 per cent of chronic disease attributable to lifestyle and linked environmental factors and within the lifestyle hierarchy, poor diet being the most important contributor, the coronavirus pandemic has not only added to our vulnerability and lack of immunity, "but also taught us to look to a brighter future," says a new book by a leading NHS-trained cardiologist and a pioneer of lifestyle medicine.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National
Mirzapur 2 casting made Amika Shail emotional
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) Singer-turned-actress Amika Shail plays a pivotal part in the upcoming web series, Mirzapur 2. She recalls being emotional when her casting in the show was confirmed.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
'If I were PM for one day, I would ban burqa & hijab'
Jaipur, Oct 21 (IANS) Reshma Khan, the Programme Head at the All India Radio-Akashvani, represents the voice of progressive women in India who are fearless and intelligent, witty yet sensitive and aims at climbing the ladders of progress and promotion while following the values taught by her parents.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Religion,Immigration/Law/Rights
'Maska' actor Prit Kamani shoots for music video despite fever
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) Actor Prit Kamani features in the music video of a new song, Khush hoon main, and he recalls why shooting for the song was an extra challenge. He was suffering from fever all through the shoot.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
FB moderators 'pressurised' to join office amid Covid surge in India (Ld)
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Amid the surge in Covid-19 cases in India, third-party firms working for Facebook allegedly pressurised the content moderators to get back to work, a report from the non-profit publication 'Rest of World' has claimed.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology,Health/Medicine
85 mn human jobs likely to be displaced by machines by 2025: WEF Report
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Displacement of around 87 million jobs is expected in the coming years due to shift from human labour to machines, a report by World Economic Forum (WEF) has said.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Wildfires close all national forest land across Colorado
Denver, Oct 21 (IANS) Raging wildfires in Colorado have prompted authorities at the Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests to temporarily close all national forest land in five of the state's counties.
2020-10-21
Category: International, United States,Politics
Effective ventilation key factor to stop Covid-19 spread: Study
London, Oct 21 (IANS) New research adds to the growing body of evidence that effective or proper indoor ventilation may be a key factor in preventing the spread of Covid-19 virus.
2020-10-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
SP's Ram Gopal Yadav files nomination for RS polls
Lucknow, Oct 21 (IANS) Senior Samajwadi Party leader Ram Gopal Yadav on Wednesday filed his nomination papers for the Rajya Sabha biennial elections slated for November 9.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Worldwide IT spending to grow 4% in 2021: Gartner
San Francisco, Oct 21 (IANS) Worldwide IT spending is projected to reach $3.8 trillion in 2021, an increase of four per cent from this year, according to a forecast by Gartner on Wednesday.
2020-10-21
Category: International, Costa Rica,Business/Economy,Technology
San Francisco launches campaign against racial discrimination
San Francisco, Oct 21 (IANS) San Francisco Mayor London Breed has announced the launch of the 'Stand Together' campaign to denounce and combat racial discrimination in the US city.
2020-10-21
Category: International, Costa Rica,Politics
OnePlus 8T: Must upgrade for 120hz display, superfast charging
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Amid the crowd only a few stand out and this is true for OnePlus which has impressed Indian smartphone users with its range of flagships (even the mid-price Nord has done wonders). The brand is now ready to end the year with a bang -- launching OnePlus 8T in the ongoing festive season.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Air India bids deadline likely to be extended to Dec 15
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The government is likely to extend the deadline for submission of bids for privatisation of Air India yet another time till December 15.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Crackdown forces creating rift between religions, castes: Andhra CM
Amaravati, Oct 21 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy directed police officials to unsparingly crack down with an iron fist upon forces attempting to create rift between religions and castes in the state.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Committed to bring my A-game to find regular spot in team, says Nisha
Bengaluru, Oct 21 (IANS) Indian women's hockey team defender Nisha has stated that seniors have made it easier for youngsters like her to be at ease during the ongoing national camp which is taking place in a bio-secure environment at the Sports Authority of India (SAI) facility amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Hockey
PM's farsightedness helped lessen corona severity in India (IANS Interview)
Bhopal, Oct 21 (IANS) BJP's Rajya Sabha MP Jyotiraditya Scindia has said that the farsightedness of Prime Minister Narendra Modi had ensured that the severity of coronavirus pandemic in India was lesser compared with other countries.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
India to observe Oct 22 as Black Day to highlight Pak-backed militia's invasion of J&K
Srinagar, Oct 21 (IANS) India will observe October 22 -- the day of the raid in 1947 in Jammu and Kashmir -- as the 'Black Day' to protest against Pakistan's role in instigating violence and terror in the valley.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Politics
Hairstyles to see you through the festivities
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANSlife) Its Durga Puja time! Its the most awaited period of the year for many of us. And if you are among the ones who have been looking forward to the fun and frolic that Durga Puja brings along, you must already be prepping up for the celebrations.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Fashion trends for the festive season
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANSlife) Its a time to pause, to relook, to rethink ? Its the time to revive the spirits. This year festivities will not be like anything you've experienced in the past; we may miss meeting and celebrating with our loved ones but social media helps you bridge that distance.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Proud of diligence and readiness of police forces: PM
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday lauded the efforts of policemen on the occasion of Police Commemoration Day, saying "we are proud of their diligence and readiness to assist citizens".
2020-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security
US reports over 60k new Covid-19 cases
Washington, Oct 21 (IANS) Amid an ongoing resurgence, the US, currently the worst-hit country by the Covid-19 pandemic, has reported a total of 60,315 new cases, taking the overall infection tally to 8,272,427, according to the Johns Hopkins University.
2020-10-21
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Delivery boy fakes deliver notice after selling off phone, nabbed
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) A delivery boy of an online shopping company has been arrested for duping a customer by selling his mobile phone to someone else and then updating its status as delivered, police said on Wednesday.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Covid vax stir doubts among many worldwide: Study
London, Oct 21 (IANS) Scientists have found that many people around the world are 'hesitant' about a Covid-19 vaccine and the reason is strongly related to lack of trust in their government.
2020-10-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
NASA spacecraft makes 1st touchdown on asteroid Bennu
Washington, Oct 21 (IANS) After over a decade of planning, a NASA spacecraft made history after it successfully touched an asteroid to collect dust and pebbles from its surface.
2020-10-21
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
We still have much work to do in India market: Netflix
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Content streaming giant Netflix has reported slow growth in its third quarter (July-September period) despite the social distancing times, admitting that it has much work to do in countries like India which are lagging behind in terms of growth for the company.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology
Coronavirus can cause male infertility: Study
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANSlife) Covid-19 can cause male infertility by harming the testicular cells which produces sperms thereby making it difficult to make the female pregnant, says a new study done by the scientists of Israel.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Hermes, Louis Vuitton, Chanel handbags at online auction
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANSlife) A selection of the most desirable, collectible and rare handbags, luggage and accessories are available at Christies Handbags and Accessories online auction.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Israeli airline announces direct flights to Dubai
Tel Aviv, Oct 21 (IANS) Arkia, Israel's second-largest airline, has announced direct flight services to Dubai, which will begin from January 3, 2021.
2020-10-21
Category: International, Israel,Politics
Maha boat capsize: 2 women drown, 13 rescued
Gadchiroli (Maharashtra), Oct 21 (IANS) Two women in Maharashtra are feared drowned as 18 hours have lapsed after a boat capsized at a remote spot on Indravati River, while 13 of their co passengers, including 10 men, were safely rescued, officials said here on Wednesday.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
ED summons to Farooq Abdullah part of coercive plot: NC
Srinagar, Oct 21 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir National Conference on Wednesday expressed anger over the Enforcement Directorate's second summon to party President Farooq Abdullah, a day after he was questioned by the same agency for a marathon six hours. The party lambasted the government for its agenda of 'cornering any voices of dissent'.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Barcelona extend contracts of Pique, ter Stegen, de Jong & Lenglet
Barcelona, Oct 21 (IANS) FC Barcelona has extended the contracts of Gerard Pique, Marc ter Stegen, Frenkie de Jong and Clement Lenglet.
2020-10-21
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Youngsters can create a new normal in America: Obama
Washington, Oct 21 (IANS) As he readies to hit the campaign trail for Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden, former US President Barack Obama urged the country's youth to vote in the November 3 election, as their "generation can be the one that creates a new normal in America".
2020-10-21
Category: International, United States,Politics
Two doctors removed. allegedly over Hathras case
Aligarh (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 21 (IANS) The services of two temporary casualty medical officers (CMO) of AMU's Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College (JNMC) have reportedly been terminated, ostensibly over the Hathras case.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Messi extends Champions League scoring record to 36 teams
Barcelona, Oct 21 (IANS) Football legend Lionel Messi scored a historic goal during his side's 5-1 win over Ferencvaros at the Camp Nou in the ongoing Champions League.
2020-10-21
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
'Crime rate low in Telangana as compared to other states'
Hyderabad, Oct 21 (IANS) Telangana's Home Minister Mohammed Mahmood Ali on Wednesday said that Telangana has lower crime rate than other states of the country.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Covid-19 cases among US kids spiked 13% in Oct
Washington, Oct 21 (IANS) The number of confirmed coronavirus cases among children in the US increased by 13 per cent this month, according to a new report.
2020-10-21
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Apple releases iOS, iPadOS 14.1 with multiple bug fixes
San Francisco, Oct 21 (IANS) Apple has released the iOS 14.1 as well as iPadOS 14.1 updates with support for the latest devices and some bug fixes.
2020-10-21
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Tocilizumab improves survival in critically ill Covid patients: Study
New York, Oct 21 (IANS) In a major breakthrough, researchers including one of Indian-origin have found that tocilizumab drug reduced mortality by 30 per cent among critically ill Covid-19 patients when administered within the first two days of ICU admission.
2020-10-21
Category: International, United States,National,Health/Medicine
With Microsoft Cloud, CropData helping Indian farmers earn better
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) India has now embarked on a journey to bring AI sensors into the fields and agri-tech startup CropData is helping small farmers improve their yields and sell directly to buyers by utilising new-age technologies like Blockchain and AI-enabled Cloud.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,Technology,Human Interest/Society,Environment/Wildlife
Denied ticket, Bihar BJP leader's 'ghar wapsi' to JD-U
Patna, Oct 21 (IANS) All does not seem to be well between the Janata Dal (United) and the Bharatiya Janata Party, despite being alliance partners and contesting the Assembly elections together against the Mahagathbandhan (Grand Alliance) in Bihar.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Armenian, Azerbaijani FMs to meet Pompeo in Washington
Washington, Oct 21 (IANS) Amid the ongoing military conflict over the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region, the Foreign Ministers of the warring countries of Armenia and Azerbaijan will separately meet US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo here on Friday, according to media reports.
2020-10-21
Category: International, United States,Politics
Bejoy Nambiar knows how to get into space of actors: 'Taish' actor Saurabh Sachdeva
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) Actor-acting coach Saurabh Sachdeva says Taish director Bejoy Nambiar knows how to get into the space of actors in order to get the best out of them.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Sensex above 40,900; banking, finance stocks rise
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) The key Indian equity indices gained on Wednesday morning with the BSE Sensex trading above 40,900 mark.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Khashoggi's fiancee sues Saudi Crown Prince
Washington, Oct 21 (IANS) The Turkish fiancee of slain journalist Jamal Khashoggi has sued Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, accusing him of ordering the murder, the media reported.
2020-10-21
Category: International, United States,Media,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
Air pollution in India caused over 1.16L infant deaths in 2019: Study
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The first-ever comprehensive analysis of air pollution's global impact on newborns finds that outdoor and household particulate matter pollution contributed to the deaths of more than 1,16,000 Indian infants in their first month of life in 2019, a new global study on Wednesday.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Health/Medicine
We pay Big Tech to promote our services: Google on lawsuit
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Stressing that this is not the dial-up 1990s when changing services was slow and difficult and often required to buy and install software with a CD-ROM, Google has vehemently defended its position after the US Department of Justice and 11 state Attorneys General sued the tech giant for allegedly abusing its market position in the domain of online search.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
FB moderators 'pressurised' to join work amid Covid surge in India
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) As Covid-19 cases surged in India, third-party content moderators working for Facebook allegedly pressurised them to get back to work, a report from the non-profit publication 'Rest of World' has claimed.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,Health/Medicine
Younis, Mushtaq unlikely to be part of Pak staff for Zim series
Lahore, Oct 21 (IANS) Pakistan batting coach Younis Khan and spin bowling coach Mushtaq Ahmed are unlikely to part of the coaching staff for the upcoming limited-overs series against Zimbabwe beginning at the end of this month.
2020-10-21
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
India now has over 76.5L cases
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) With a fresh spike of 54,044 coronavirus infections and 717 deaths in 24 hours, India's tally on Wednesday stood at 76,51,107.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Pooran's stance & backlift reminds me of Duminy: Tendulkar
Dubai, Oct 21 (IANS) Legendary Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar has heaped praise on Kings XI Punjab's Nicholas Pooran, saying the West Indies batsman is a "clean striker" of the ball and has stance and backlift similar to that of former South Africa batter JP Duminy.
2020-10-21
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Pak COAS orders probe into 'Karachi incident'
Islamabad, Oct 21 (IANS) Pakistan's Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa has ordered a probe into what the so-called 'Karachi incident' involving an FIR registered against PML-N Vice President Maryam Nawaz's husband, retired Captain Muhammad Safdar, and his subsequent arrest in Karachi.
2020-10-21
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Shweta Tripathi 'flattered' on being compared to Ayushmann Khurrana
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) Actress Shweta Tripathi Sharma, who has carved her space in Hindi films and web shows with her slant at breaking taboos with her choices of roles, feels flattered when she is compared to Ayushmann Khurrana, who has won wide acclaim as well as a substantial fan base showing similar trait.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Lawyer's remark triggers protest in Jammu
Jammu, Oct 21 (IANS) Police on Wednesday had to intervene to clear a small mob outside the residence of lawyer Deepika Singh Rajawat who had posted a controversial comment on the social media.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Telangana's Covid recovery rate crosses 90%
Hyderabad, Oct 21 (IANS) In a remarkable development, Telangana's Covid-19 recovery rate has crossed 90 per cent as the state continued to see more recoveries than new infections.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Pakistan unlikely to exit FATF grey list: Report
Islamabad, Oct 21 (IANS) Pakistan is unlikely to exit the Financial Action Task Forces (FATF) grey list as it has been unable to comply with six of the 27 points in the global watchdogs action plan, a media report said citing diplomatic sources as saying.
2020-10-21
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
HK's Cathay Pacific to eliminate 8,500 job posts
Hong Kong, Oct 21 (IANS) Hong Kong flag carrier Cathay Pacific on Wednesday announced that it will eliminate 8,500 job posts, making 5,900 staff redundant, and shut one of its regional airlines with immediate effect in an effort to cope with the Covid-19 pandemic-induced fallout.
2020-10-21
Category: International, Hong Kong,Politics
India releases Chinese soldier who strayed at LAC
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) India in a goodwill gesture ensured the release of a Chinese soldier who had strayed inside Indian territory across the disputed zone of the Line of Actual Control.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
LG Display partners Walt Disney affiliate on OLED tech
Seoul, Oct 21 (IANS) LG Display, a major display panel maker in South Korea, said on Wednesday it has signed a partnership deal with an affiliate of US entertainment conglomerate Walt Disney to better promote its OLED technology.
2020-10-21
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
Raj follows Punjab, to call spl Session to reject Centre's farm laws
Jaipur, Oct 21 (IANS) After Punjab, Rajasthan's Chief MInister Ashok Gehlot too has decided to convene a special session of the Assembly to discuss the farm laws.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Mohammad Nabi returns to Melbourne Renegades for BBL 10
Melbourne, Oct 21 (IANS) Afghanistan all-rounder Mohammad Nabi will return to the Melbourne Renegades for the 10th edition of the Big Bash League (BBL). Nabi will join the Renegades after his ongoing stint in the Indian Premier League (IPL) with SunRisers Hyderabad.
2020-10-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Court delivers justice in 22 days, ensures rapist never walks out alive
Hapur (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 21 (IANS) A POCSO court in Uttar Pradesh here has sentenced a man life behind bars till his death after finding him guilty of raping a six-year-old girl.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
NAB denied further custody of Shehbaz Sharif
Lahore, Oct 21 (IANS) A Pakistan court has rejected the National Accountability Bureau (NAB)s request for the further physical remand of Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly Shehbaz Sharif in the money laundering and illegal assets reference and sent him to jail on judicial remand.
2020-10-21
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
IPL: KL, Rabada continue to wear Orange, Purple Caps
Dubai, Oct 21 (IANS) Kings XI Punjab skipper KL Rahul and Kagiso Rabada of Delhi Capitals have held on to their respective Orange and Purple Caps following the conclusion of 38 matches in the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL) edition.
2020-10-21
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Facebook sues 4 persons for running fake engagement, ad scams
San Francisco, Oct 21 (IANS) Facebook has filed lawsuits against four individuals who provided services intended to artificially inflate likes and followers of Instagram accounts, a practice known as fake engagement.
2020-10-21
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Immigration/Law/Rights
Global Covid-19 cases top 40.7mn: Johns Hopkins
Washington, Oct 21 (IANS) The overall number of global coronavirus cases has increased to 40.7 million, while the deaths have soared to more than 1,123,960, according to the Johns Hopkins University.
2020-10-21
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
UP: Man detained for tonsuring wife over trivial issue
Badaun, Oct 21 (IANS) In a shocking incident in Uttar Pradesh, a man allegedly beat up his wife, tonsured her and locked her up in the house afer she insisted on attending the last rites of her uncle.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Snapchat hits 249mn daily users, sales up 52% in Q3 2020
San Francisco, Oct 21 (IANS) Snapchat saw its daily active user base jump to touch 249 million, from 238 million in last quarter, as the company registered a 52 per cent increase in revenue at $679 million in its third quarter.
2020-10-21
Category: International, Costa Rica,Business/Economy,Technology
Mulayam, Azam in SP star campaigner list, Jaya missing
Lucknow, Oct 21 (IANS) Samajwadi Party patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav is admitted to the Medanta hospital in Gurugram after testing Covid positive while MP Mohd Azam Khan is still in jail.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
UPCA re-opens window for online registration of cricketers
Lucknow, Oct 21 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh Cricket Association (UPCA) has re-opened a special window for online registration for those players who were unable to register earlier in the first phase.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,Sports,Cricket
Husband detained for tonsuring wife over trivial issue
Badaun (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 21 (IANS) A man allegedly beat up his wife, tonsured her and locked her up in the house when she insisted on attending the last rites of her uncle.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Google to deliver printed photos at your doorstep for $7
San Francisco, Oct 21 (IANS) Google has added new ways to print your photos with same-day printing in the US where the users can get 10 high-quality photo prints delivered to their homes every month.
2020-10-21
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
10 caught cheating with hi-tech gadgets in MBBS final exam
Agra, Oct 21 (IANS) Ten students were caught cheating during the final year MBBS exam of a private medical college at the Khandari campus of the Agra University.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Education
Tweet showing Kamala Harris as Durga slaying Trump criticised
New York, Oct 21 (IANS) A tweet by the niece of Democratic Party's Vice Presidential candidate Kamala Harris portraying her as the Goddess Durga slaying US President Donald Trump has drawn criticism for its religious insensitivity and violent depiction.
2020-10-21
Category: International, United States,Diaspora
Digital Dussehra: What OTT platforms have in store
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) There is history, humour, lots of violence and and a lot more drama in store, as OTT platforms lay out the spread for the festival weekend.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
ISL: Jeje, Balwant in 22-member Indian squad of East Bengal
Panaji, Oct 21 (IANS) SC East Bengal have announced a 22-member domestic squad for the upcoming 2020-2021 Indian Super League (ISL) season.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Goa,Sports,Football
UP police station vandalised after inter-faith marriage
Bareilly (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 21 (IANS) Members of several Hindu outfits vandalised the Quila police station in Bareilly after the police failed to trace a girl who had eloped with a youth of another community.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Four children of a family found dead, Yogi expresses grief
Lalitpur (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 21 (IANS) Four children, aged between seven to 14 years of age and belonging to one family, were found dead in a village in Uttar Pradesh's Lalitpur.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
IPL 13: Tim Seifert replaces injured Ali Khan in KKR
Dubai, Oct 21 (IANS) New Zealand wicketkeeper-batsman Tim Seifert has been confirmed as an addition to the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) squad for the remaining matches in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020.
2020-10-21
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Agra Covid cases show downward trend
Agra, Oct 21 (IANS) Agra reported 42 fresh Covid-19 cases and one death in the last 24 hours, the health department said on Wednesday. For the past ten days, the daily reporting of the Covid cases remained almost stable under 50, while the recovery rate too, continues to remain healthy at over 90 per cent.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Mazes, illusions and effects; inside Filmmaker Soumitra's Ranade's world
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) While walking through the mazes of 'Bhool Bhulaiya' in Lucknow some years back, he saw loads of children running through those passages, laughing and chasing each other, while their teachers had a tough time controlling them -- it was like the kids had entered a video game. But he also saw fear in their eyes -- what if they really got lost in these mysterious passages?
2020-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National
Tushar Apte on collaborating with BTS, Demi Lovato, Chris Brown
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) You may not be familiar with Tushar Apte, but if you are a new-age pop music addict chances are you have often grooved to his lyrics.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
'Sita' preparing for defence services, 'Ram' works in bank
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) With Dussehra round the corner, Ramlilas are being staged at many places in the capital. In one such Ramlila, the girl playing Sita is preparing for the defence services while the boy playing Ram is working in a bank and Shurpanakha is also working in a private company.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books
CBI to investigate TRP scam in UP too
Lucknow, Oct 21 (IANS) The CBI has registered an FIR in a case of alleged manipulation of Television Rating Points (TRP), based on a complaint filed in Uttar Pradesh.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Media,Politics
US election outcome won't affect ties with India: Senior official
New York, Oct 21 (IANS) A high-ranking US official said that he is optimistic that any possible outcome of the November 3 presidential election won't affect the deepening ties with India because "this relationship is much bigger than any one political party".
2020-10-21
Category: International, United States,Politics
Comedy Couple: Fun while it runs (IANS Review; Rating: * * * )
Comedy Couple (film streaming on Zee5); Cast: Saqib Saleem, Shweta Basu Prasad, Rajesh Tailang, Pooja Bedi, Aadar Malik; Direction: Nachiket Samant; Rating: * * * (three stars)
2020-10-21
Category: India, New Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Slippers thrown at Tejaswi Yadav in Aurangabab
Patna, Oct 21 (IANS) An unidentified person threw slippers at RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav during his rally in Aurangabad on Tuesday.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Raj CM asks PM to amend provisions of banking regulation act
Jaipur, Oct 21 (IANS) Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot wrote a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi mentioning that the amendments made in the provisions of the Banking Regulation (BR) Act will adversely affect the basic spirit of the Cooperative Banks and the Cooperative movement in the states. He requested the PM to reconsider the said amendments and restore the earlier system.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
US vs Google antitrust case: 10 top takeaways from 64 page complaint (2nd Ld)
New York, Oct 21 (IANS) In a 64 page complaint with 194 numbered items, the US Justice Department and 11 states sued Google Tuesday for antitrust violations, alleging that it weaponised its dominance in online search and advertising to kill off competition and harm consumers.
2020-10-21
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights,Science/Tech,Technology
Police detains DUSU President, ABVP members while protest against Delhi govt
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The Delhi Police detained around 50 members of Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) along with president of Delhi University Students' Union (DUSU) from Delhi secretariat after they jointly held a protest against the Delhi government for authorising 12 colleges of DU to use Students Society Fund (SSF) for payment of outstanding salary to their staff.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
Delhi govt suspends bar license of Delhi Gymkhana Club
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The bar license of Gymkhana Club has been suspended by the Delhi government for "misappropriation of liquor".
2020-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
SEBI asks Prabhat Dairy to deposit Rs 1,292 cr in escrow account
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Finding Prabhat Dairy and its promoters to be non-cooperative in a forensic audit, SEBI has asked Prabhat Dairy to deposit within seven working days the amount of Rs 1,292.46 crore to an interest-bearing Special Escrow Account.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Didn't know about consecutive IPL tons record, says Dhawan
Dubai, Oct 21 (IANS) Shikhar Dhawan on Tuesday became the first player to score back to back centuries in the IPL. But his unbeaten 106 off 61 balls went in vain as Delhi Capitals lost to Kings XI Punjab by five wickets. While he hit 12 fours and three sixes, his team mates just scored a combined 54 off 59 balls and DC's score was 164/5 batting first.
2020-10-21
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Nice to finish in penultimate over for once: Rahul
Dubai, Oct 21 (IANS) Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) won their third consecutive match on Tuesday when they beat Delhi Capitals by five wickets. While their first match of this run ended in an eight-wicket win against Royal Challengers Bangalore, they got over the line only on the last ball.
2020-10-21
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Dhawan acclimatised to the conditions quicker than others: Shreyas
Dubai, Oct 21 (IANS) Delhi Capitals (DC) skipper Shreyas Iyer said that opener Shikhar Dhawan adapted better to the wicket than the others on Tuesday after their 5-wicket defeat to Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) at the Dubai International Stadium
2020-10-21
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Andhra announces Rs 5L ex-gratia for rain victims' kin
Amaravati, Oct 20 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on Tuesday instructed the concerned officials to provide an ex-gratia of Rs 5 lakh to the kin of the people who died in the recent rain related incidents.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Paddy procurement in current season exceeds by 22.43%
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution claimed that the Paddy procurement in current season has exceeded by 22.43 per cent as compared to the previous season and the Government continues to procure Kharif 2020-21 crops on MSP from the farmers.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Attested affidavits will be mandatory to file suits: Delhi HC
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Tuesday declined to strike down with its administrative order which makes it mandatory to file petitions and suits, accompanied with affidavits which are duly attested by the oath commissioner.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Railways to run more special trains from Karnataka
Bengaluru, Oct 20 (IANS) The Railways would operate more special trains from Bengaluru and other cities in Karnataka to Chennai, Hyderabad, Howrah and other cities to enable passengers travel during the festival season, an official said on Tuesday.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Dhawan's record ton in vain as KXIP beat DC, stay float (Ld)
Dubai, Oct 20 (IANS/GloFans) A resurgent Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) on Tuesday comprehensively defeated table toppers Delhi Capitals (DC) by five wickets, despite Shikhar Dhawan's record consecutive century, to record their third consecutive win of the Indian Premier League (IPL), and kept their hopes of qualifying for the playoffs alive.
2020-10-20
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Andhra logs 3k new Covid cases as recoveries outnumber
Amaravati, Oct 20 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh on Tuesday registered 3,503 new Covid positive cases, increasing the state's tally to 7.8 lakh, even as 5,144 more patients recovered from the virus.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Gujarat records four-digit Covid tally again with 1,126 cases
Gandhinagar, Oct 20 (IANS) Gujarat on Tuesday recorded 1,126 new coronavirus cases, taking its tally to 1,61,848, while the death toll rose to 3,654 with eight new deaths.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Recoveries overtake new Covid cases in Karnataka
Bengaluru, Oct 20 (IANS) Recoveries at 8,500 were more than 6,297 new Covid cases registered for the second consecutive day in Karnataka.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
RCB face rejuvenated KKR in return fixture (Match Preview 39)
Abu Dhabi, Oct 20 (IANS/GloFans) Kolkata Knight Riders will be looking to maintain the momentum they generated from a morale-boosting win against Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) in their last outing when they face Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in their return fixture of the IPL here on Wednesday.
2020-10-20
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Neha Kakkar shares video of Roka ceremony with Rohanpreet Singh
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) Singer Neha Kakkar on Tuesday surprised fans with a video where she is seen participating in a Roka ceremony with singer Rohanpreet Singh, adding fuel to speculations that the couple is set to wed later this month. 
2020-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Uncle held for nephew's murder in Gurugram
Gurugram, Oct 20 (IANS) The Gurugram Police said on Tuesday that they have solved the murder case of a 30-year-old man whose body was found in pieces in two sacks on October 15 in the Ashok Vihar Phase-3 area.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Andhra launches portals for state handloom, handicraft artisans
Amaravati, Oct 20 (IANS) Aimed at promoting local handlooms and handicraft workers, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y. S. Jagan Mohan Reddy launched APCO online store and Lepakshi web store.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Dhawan's ton in vain as KXIP beat Delhi by 5 wkts
Dubai, Oct 20 (IANS) A resurgent Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) on Tuesday beat Delhi Capitals (DC) by five wickets to record their third consecutive win of the season and fourth overall in the Indian Premier League (IPL).
2020-10-20
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Expect continued government support to sugar sector: ICRA
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Ratings agency ICRA expects continued government support to the sugar sector due to surplus availability in the market.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
West Bengal announces Rs 2 cr aid for flood-hit Telangana
Hyderabad, Oct 20 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday announced Rs 2 crore financial assistance to Telangana for relief and rehabilitation works in flood-affected areas.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Motherson Sumi to acquire Bombardier's wiring business in Mexico
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Motherson Sumi Systems Ltd (MSSL), through its Mexican subsidiary, has signed an asset sale and purchase agreement to acquire the activities of Electrical Wiring Interconnection Systems (EWIS) performed at Bombardier Transportation's manufacturing site in Huehuetoca, Mexico (BT Ensambles Mexico).
2020-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Extortion syndicate running from Rohini jail busted
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) The Delhi Police have busted an extortion syndicate which made an extortion call and tried to extort money from one businessman.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
India's April-August FDI inflow rises 13%
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) FDI inflows into India have increased by 13 per cent during April to August 2020 on a year-on-year basis, official data showed on Tuesday.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Qualcomm, Reliance Jio light up India's first 5G trials, top 1000 MB speeds
New York, Oct 20 (IANS) Inching closer to its 5G rollout, India's Reliance Jio, which counts 400 million subscribers on its 4G network in India, achieved a 1000 Mbps throughput milestone for its first round of 5G trials in partnership with US wireless-communication chip giant Qualcomm Inc.
2020-10-20
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy,Technology
K'taka mulling to open UG/PG colleges in November
Bengaluru, Oct 20 (IANS) The Karnataka government is contemplating to reopen the colleges in the state from November, Deputy Chief Minister Ashwath Narayana said on Wednesday.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Education,Politics
Schools in Andhra Pradesh to reopen from Nov 2
Amaravati, Oct 20 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on Tuesday instructed the concerned officials to reopen schools from November 2 after a hiatus of five months owing to the disruptions caused by the Covid-19 pandemic.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Education,Politics
Gadkari lays foundation for India's first multi-modal logistic park in Assam
Guwahati, Oct 20 (IANS) Indias first Rs 694 crore international Multi-Modal Logistic Park (MMLP) would be set up at Jogighopa in western Assam under the Bharatmala Project of the Union Ministry of Road, Transport and Highways.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics
HUL's Q2 consolidated net profit logs grows 8.6%
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) Hindustan Unilever on Tuesday reported an 8.58 per cent growth in its consolidated net profit for the July-September quarter at Rs 1,974 crore.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
HYSEA Innovation Summit to be held on Nov 5
Hyderabad, Oct 20 (IANS) Hyderabad Software Enterprises Association (HYSEA) on Tuesday announced the 28th edition of the annual HYSEA Innovation Summit 2020 with the theme 'Surge ahead: Win the new normal' on November 5.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Business/Economy,Technology
Two arrested for buffalo trader's murder in Gazipur
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) The Delhi Police have arrested two men for the murder of a buffalo trader over a monetary dispute in east Delhi's Gazipur area.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
NHSCRL invites tender for preparing DPR of high-speed rail corrdior
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) The National High Speed Rail Corporation Limited (NHSRCL) has invited tenders for the preparation of a detailed project report (DPR) for the 459 km Delhi-Chandigarh-Amritsar high-speed rail corrdior, officials said on Tuesday.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
More needs to be done: Akali Dal on farm Bills
Chandigarh, Oct 20 (IANS) The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) said on Tuesday that the Congress government in Punjab took up the farm Bills after farmers' ultimatum, but a lot more needs to be done to secure the future of Punjab farmers even as it announced its legislators were ready to resign enmass to ensure the Centre gave them their due.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Society to decide if Mathura-Kashi should've mosque or temple: CT Ravi
Hubballi (Karnataka), Oct 20 (IANS) BJP national general secretary C.T. Ravi said on Tuesday that the society would decide if Mathura and Kashi should have a mosque or a temple.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics,Religion
Andhra's 'YSR BIMA' to benefit unorganised sector breadwinners
Amaravati, Oct 20 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh government has come up with 'YSR BIMA', an insurance scheme for as many as 1.4 crore breadwinners in the unorganised sector, who will receive insurance money in the event of untimely death or permanent disability.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
OYO Hotels & Homes scales up sanitisation measures
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Scaling up its sanitisation measures amid the coronavirus pandemic, OYO Hotels & Homes has launched new hygiene initiatives.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Chennai Customs seize gold being smuggled in rectum
Chennai, Oct 20 (IANS) The Customs department at Chennai on Tuesday said that it seized gold of 24K purity, valued at Rs 44.4 lakh, from two persons flying in from Dubai.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
NHPC Board approves merger of Lanco Teesta Hydro Power with it
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) The Board of Directors of state-run hydro power major NHPC on Tuesday approved the proposal to merge Lanco Teesta Hydro Power Ltd with it.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Sero surveillance-4 reports not to be leaked before next hearing: Delhi HC
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Tuesday asked the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government in Delhi to ensure that the results and findings of the fourth phase of sero surveillance, which is being conducted by the authorities and is due to finish this week, are not leaked till the matter is taken up by the court.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
BJP corporator beats drum to complain against filthy drinking water
Gandhinagar, Oct 20 (IANS) A BJP corporator in Jamnagar Municipal Corporation (JMC), Gujarat, on Tuesday expressed her grievances to municipal corporation officials in a unique manner: by beating a drum in the civic body's office.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
BJP will win Kerala, TN and Puducherry in next polls: CT Ravi
Hubballi (Karnataka), Oct 20 (IANS) BJP national general secretary for south India, C.T. Ravi, on Tuesday said that the party aims to wrest power in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Kerala in the coming elections there.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Odisha forms task force to reduce man-animal conflict
Bhubaneswar, Oct 20 (IANS) The Odisha government has constituted a state-level task force to prepare a master plan for the next three years for the reduction of man-animal conflict in the state.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics,Environment/Wildlife
Reliance Jio-Qualcomm develop India's first 5G product, achieve 1000 MB throughput
New York, Oct 20 (IANS) India's Reliance Jio, which has over 400 million subscribers on its 4G network in India, announced on Tuesday that it has developed a 5G RAN product in partnership with US wireless-communication chip giant Qualcomm Inc, that has "achieved over one gigabits (1000MB) of throughput".
2020-10-20
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy,Technology
US sues monopolist Google for violating antitrust laws
San Francisco, Oct 20 (IANS) In the biggest antitrust case against a tech company in two decades, the US Department of Justice and 11 state Attorneys General on Tuesday sued monopolist Google, alleging the tech giant has abused its market position in the domain of online search.
2020-10-20
Category: International, Costa Rica,Business/Economy,Technology,Immigration/Law/Rights
Take pledge to prevent Covid-19 during festive season: Odisha CM
Bhubaneswar, Oct 20 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday urged the people to take a pledge to be more cautious to check the spread of Covid-19 during the festive season.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Orissa,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Noida police launches offensive against 'dark stretches'
Noida, Oct 20 (IANS) Concerned over dark roads and dark spots at various stretches in the city, the Noida police has launched an all-out offensive against 'darkness', reaching out to the general public to help them identify such places which make women vulnerable to crime.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
BJP eyes superstar Suresh Gopi for Nemom Assembly seat
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 20 (IANS) Malayalam movie star and Rajya Sabha MP Suresh Gopi, will in all likelihood contest the upcoming assembly election from the Nemom assembly seat in the state capital district as a BJP candidate, said a top party source.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Jet may fly again in 4 months after new management takes over (Ld)
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) The much-awaited Jet Airways' resolution is finally heading towards a success, with the resolution plan of Kalrock Capital and Murari Lal Jalan having been approved by the Committee of Crediors (CoC).
2020-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Biomedical waste management urgent to halt Covid-19: UNIDO
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) The United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO) on Tuesday stressed the need to halt the spread of Covid-19 through all possible infection channels, including from contact with or mismanagement of infectious waste.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Health/Medicine
A new Japanese blended whisky in time for the festive season
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANSlife) Traditionally, in the time-honoured process of blending whiskies in Japan, grain whiskies have acted as dashi, meant to accentuate the flavours of key malts used.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Tantalise your taste buds with the 'Navratri Thali'
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANSlife) As one is ready to welcome Goddess Durga with immense joy and celebration, the auspicious and divine days of Navratris are here.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
October reads: Of science and society
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANSlife) If you are looking to welcome the festive season with a dash of reading, six upcoming Indian authors could be interesting additions to your bookshelf.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Indian kids awaiting outdoor fun, reveals new survey
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANSlife) 'Saving people' and 'finding a cure' to COVID-19 is on the minds of Indian children, reveals a new survey. Going to school and meeting friends, too, have kids between the ages of 8-12 years missing the outdoors, making immunity-boosting in the future a key concern for parents and caregivers.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Navratri: Exhibition celebrates Devi's nine forms
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANSlife) As the country marks the auspicious 'navraatri' festival, an online exhibition of artworks featuring the nine forms or 'avatars' of divinity is currently live, and will continue till mid-November this year.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
ICMR mulling to remove plasma therapy from Covid treatment protocol
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) issued a big statement on Tuesday regarding plasma therapy, which is touted as a life saving intervention for patients suffering from severe Covid-19.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
How to become fit and healthy for your wedding day
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANSlife) The wedding season is on and festivities are in full swing. While everyone is looking forward to looking their best, especially the brides-to-be, this is the easiest time to gain calories.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Dhawan's second successive IPL ton takes Delhi to 164/5
Dubai, Oct 20 (IANS) Shikhar Dhawan on Tuesday almost single handedly took Delhi Capitals (DC) to 164/5 wickets in their 20 overs with an unbeaten 106 off 61 balls against the Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) at the Dubai International Stadium. Dhawan is the first player in IPL history to score back-to-back centuries.
2020-10-20
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
PM: Lockdown may have ended but virus still there, be vigilant (Ld)
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Tuesday that the lockdown may have ended, but the virus is still out there and urged people not to be complacent and drop their guard in the fight against Covid-19.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Reliance Jio develops 5G product in partnership with US chip giant Qualcomm
New York, Oct 20 (IANS) India's Reliance Jio, which has over 400 million subscribers on its 4G network in India, announced on Tuesday that it has developed a 5G RAN product in partnership with US wireless-communication chip giant Qualcomm Inc, that has "achieved over one gigabits of throughput".
2020-10-20
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy
Savdhaan India role left Bhumika Gurung emotionally devastated
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) Actress Bhumika Gurung says she felt emotionally devastated while shooting for her character in the show Savdhaan India: Aapka Sangharsh Aapki Zubaani.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Maharashtra Covid-19 deaths, new cases spike again
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) After a low for two days, Maharashtra's Covid-19 deaths and new cases again shot up though the state's fatality rate remained stable, health officials said here on Tuesday,
2020-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Jeff Bezos vs Mukesh Ambani: Battle royale for India's retail crown
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) The arbitration proceedings between Amazon and Kishore Biyani have begun in Singapore.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Aamir Khan on DDLJ: 25 years of a film that continues to charm the world
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan on Tuesday evening celebrated the Shah Rukh Khan-Kajol blockbuster, Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge, which released 25 years ago on this day.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
TV stars Shaheer, Tejasswi's new music video talks of giving love a second chance
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) TV stars Shaheer Shaikh and Tejasswi Prakash feature in a new music video that talks of giving love a second chance.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Apparel makers need adequate MMF fabric for export impetus: AEPC
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Apparel Export Promotion Council (AEPC) Chairman A. Sakthivel on Tuesday said that India has abundant supply of man-made fibre (MMF) and yarn but needs adequate supply of MMF fabric at the right price to capture a greater share in global apparel trade.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Army relief teams on standby in Hyderabad
Hyderabad, Oct 20 (IANS) Indian Army flood relief teams have once again been put on standby in Hyderabad and Secunderabad for anticipated rescue operations of people due to heavy rains forecast for the next few days.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Defence/Security,Environment/Wildlife
Mercedes-Benz India to locally produce AMG vehicles in India
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Luxury car maker Mercedes-Benz India has decided to produce its high-end performance AMG vehicles sub-brand in India.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Avantika's 'truth bomb' sparks off fresh buzz of split with actor Imran Khan
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) Avantika Malik, wife of actor Imran Khan, has shared a post on how marriages and divorces can be hard, once again triggering off speculations of a separation.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
NSUI slams Delhi govt's decision to pay DU salaries from SSF
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) The National Students Union of India (NSUI) on Tuesday slammed the Delhi government and Delhi University (DU) over the decision to pay salaries of teachers and non-teaching staff from the Students' Society Funds (SSF) and demanded cancellation of the order.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Politics
Soni Razdan: Semi or half face shields are order of the day for actors
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) Semi or half face shields are the order of the day for actors, feels Soni Razdan, at a time when the nation battles the Covid pandemic.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Over 3 lakh flood-affected families in Hyderabad to get Rs 10k assistance
Hyderabad, Oct 20 (IANS) The government of Telangana will provide financial assistance of Rs 10,000 each to 3-4 lakhs families affected by heavy rains and floods in and around Hyderabad.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Madhavan completes aromatic non-hybrid coconut project in Tamil Nadu
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) R. Madhavan has completed his coconut growing project in Palani, Tamil Nadu. The actor took to his verified Twitter account on Tuesday to share the news with fans.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion,Lifestyle/Fashion
Mirzapur 2 and A Suitable Boy: Rasika Dugal has 2 mega releases lined up on same day
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) Actress Rasika Dugal is super excited, what with two of her most hyped projects scheduled to release digitally on the same day.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
3 terrorists killed in encounter in Pulwama (Ld)
Srinagar, Oct 20 (IANS) With the killing of two more terrorists, a total of three militants have been killed in an encounter in south Kashmir's Pulwama district, officials said on Tuesday.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Air pollution drives food delivery leading to plastic waste: Study
Singapore, Oct 20 (IANS) When the air quality outside is bad, office workers are more likely to order food than go out for lunch, which in turn increases plastic waste from food packaging, according to a new study.
2020-10-20
Category: International, Singapore,Health/Medicine
Cast of 'A Suitable Boy' had intensive dance training for the show
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) The Mira Nair web series, A Suitable Boy, launches in India on October 23, and choregrapher Rajeswari Vaidyanathan opened up on directing the dance sequences of the show, which is set in a newly independent, post-Partition India.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
La Liga launches app 'to bring El Clasico closer to Indian fans'
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) La Liga has launched the 'La Liga eSpace' ahead of the marquee match between Real Madrid and Barcelona. This season's first El Clasico is scheduled to take place on October 24.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
DDLJ turns 25: Young TV stars Siddharth Nigam, Ashi Singh pay tribute
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) Young telly stars Siddharth Nigam and Ashi Singh celebrated the 25th anniversary of Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge in their own style.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
CBI takes over TRP manipulation case of UP
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Tuesday said that it has taken over a case of alleged manipulation of television ratings point (TRP) from the Uttar Pradesh Police, which was registered in Lucknow.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Healthy Q2 results, lower infection rate lift markets (Roundup)
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) Deceleration in domestic Covid infection rate, along with healthy Q2 results and expectations of a further stimulus package, lifted India's equity markets on Tuesday.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Miley Cyrus: I got chased down by UFO
Los Angeles, Oct 20 (IANS) Pop star Miley Cyrus claims she has had an encounter with aliens. However, the 27-year-old singer admits she was high at the time, so cannot be certain of what she saw.
2020-10-20
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Comfortable position, no oxygen shortage in 10 months: MoHFW
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Denying reports on scarcity of Liquid Medical Oxygen (LMO), the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Tuesday said that there was never any shortage in the last 10 months, and that India was in an "extremely comfortable position".
2020-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Govt lines up PSUs for share buyback as disinvestment falters
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) The government proposes to mobilise disinvestment resources by getting financially stronger and cash-rich central public sector enterprises (CPSEs) to buyback its shares.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Intel to sell NAND business to SK hynix for $9 billion
San Francisco, Oct 20 (IANS) Intel on Tuesday said it has signed an agreement to sell its NAND memory and storage business to South Korean chipmaker SK hynix for $9 billion.
2020-10-20
Category: International, Costa Rica,Business/Economy,Technology
RLDA invites bids for redevelopment of Ahmedabad railway station
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) The Rail Land Development Authority (RLDA) has invited online bids to seek consultancy services for undertaking feasibility study, detailed master planning, urban designing and engineering and preparation of detailed project report (DPR) for the integrated redevelopment of the Ahmedabad railway station.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Jet may fly again in four months after new management takes over
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) The much-awaited Jet Airways' resolution is finally heading towards a success, with the resolution plan of Kalrock Capital and Murari Lal Jalan having been approved by the National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLT).
2020-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Sanjana Sanghi celebrates as her alma mater turns 100
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) Sanjana Sanghi on Tuesday celebrated her school completing 100 years. The actress took to her verified Instagram account to share throwback photographs from her school days and described it as a walk down memory lane.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
SpiceJet to commence flight services to Muscat
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Airline major SpiceJet will commence non-stop flight services to Muscat from Wednesday.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
When Kate Bosworth mirrored Mel Gibson's behaviour
Los Angeles, Oct 20 (IANS) Actress Kate Bosworth has revealed how the impressive performance of Hollywood star Mel Gibson helped her better her performance in their upcoming film, Force Of Nature.
2020-10-20
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
B'luru bomb threat: Police suspect family feud led to letters
Bengaluru, Oct 20 (IANS) In a dramatic turn of events, the Bengaluru police on Tuesday arrested one person and picked up a minor from Tumkuru for allegedly writing separate letters to the City Court judge as well as to Joint Police Commissioner (Crime) Sandeep Patil, threatening to eliminate them by planting bombs in their cars.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
French authorities to close Paris mosque in crackdown on extremism
London, Oct 20 (IANS) A well-known mosque in a northern suburb of Paris is going to be shut down by French authorities as part of their clampdown on Islamist groups and suspected extremists after a history teacher was beheaded last week outside his school.
2020-10-20
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics,Religion
HM commanders channelised drug smuggling money in J&K to support terror activities: NIA
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Pakistan-based Hizbul Mujahideen (HM) commanders and their associates smuggled heroin six times through the India-Pakistan border in Attari in the garb of importing rock salt granules from Pakistan and a "substantial amount" was "channelised" to banned terror groups in Kashmir through a network of over ground workers (OGWs) to support and augument terror infrastructure, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) claimed in its chargesheet in connection with a narco-terror funding case.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
India plans to build 10 tunnels in Ladakh, Kashmir region
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) India plans to build 10 tunnels, totalling more than 100 kilometres in length, in high-altitude areas of the Ladakh and Kashmir regions for smooth movement of the military throughout the year.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Sharad Kelkar finishes dubbing for The Family Man 2
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) Actor Sharad Kelkar on Tuesday hailed his hit web series, The Family Man, calling it the best show in India, and added that he has completed dubbing his portions for the upcoming season two of the popular show.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
589 more test corona positive in J&K
Srinagar, Oct 20 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir's COVID-19 tally rose to 88,958 on Tuesday as 589 more cases were detected.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
Rashami Desai turns 'Bangali girl' to celebrate Puja fervour
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) Television actress Rashami Desai on Tuesday flaunted what she calls her Bangali girl look on social media.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Karnataka BJP leader asserts that CM will be replaced soon
Vijayapura, Oct 20 (IANS) Former union minister and BJP leader from Karnataka, Basanagouda Patil Yatnal stated that the BJP central leadership was contemplating replacing Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa shortly as the party central leadership was "fed-up" with him.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Haryana monsoon session to resume on Nov 5
Chandigarh, Oct 20 (IANS) Haryana Vidhan Sabha's monsoon session will resume from November 5, Speaker Gian Chand Gupta said here on Tuesday.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
RJD slams Nitish on Bihar's backward districts in Niti Aayog list
Patna, Oct 20 (IANS) RJD vice president Shivanand Tiwari on Tuesday slammed Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and raised a question mark on the kind of progress taking place in the Janata Dal (United) regime in which the development parameters don't impress the Niti Aayog.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Amit Sadh trains hard for 'Zidd' in Manali
Manali, Oct 20 (IANS) Actor Amit Sadh, who will next be seen in the web series, Zidd, is currently involved in rigorous training for the project.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
US govt files antitrust lawsuit against Google
San Francisco, Oct 20 (IANS) In a significant development, the US Department of Justice on Tuesday filed a long-awaited antitrust case against Google, alleging the tech giant has abused its market position in the domain of online search.
2020-10-20
Category: International, Costa Rica,Business/Economy,Technology,Immigration/Law/Rights
Sidharth Malhotra reports back to duty
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) Actor Sidharth Malhotra has started shooting for film, Shershaah, which chronicles the story of Kargil war hero Param Vir Chakra Captain Vikram Batra, who sacrificed his life for the nation in 1999.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Pakistan's fate at FATF hangs in the balance
Islamabad, Oct 20 (IANS) As the global watch dog for money laundering and terror financing, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), gears up to conduct its virtual plenary meeting from October 21 to 23 in Paris, Pakistan is keeping its fingers crossed with hopes of being taken off the grey list.
2020-10-20
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
31 in fray for Nov 3 twin bypolls in Karnataka
Bengaluru, Oct 20 (IANS) With the withdrawal of six candidates, 31 contestants are in the fray for the twin Assembly by-elections in Karnataka on November 3, including 16 in the high-profile Rajarajeshwari Nagar (RR Nagar) in Bengaluru and 15 in Sira in Tumakuru district, an official said on Tuesday.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
3,094 more test corona positive in TN, 50 more fatalities
Chennai, Oct 20 (IANS) As many as 3,094 more persons tested positive for coronavirus in Tamil Nadu in the past 24 hours, taking its total tally to 694,030 and active cases to 36,734, the Health Department said on Tuesday.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine
6,591 more corona patients in Kerala, active cases now 91,922
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 20 (IANS) As many as 6,591 more persons tested coronavirus positive in Kerala on Tuesday after 53,901 more samples were tested in the past 24 hours, taking the state's active cases to 91,922.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
With chefs in 'frying pan', International Chef Day a low-key affair
Chennai, Oct 20 (IANS) The International Chef Day is observed on October 20, but this year, the celebrations here were muted as chefs are facing a torrid time as Covid-19 lockdown has resulted in many hotels cutting down their staff strength, as well as their salaries by 30-50 per cent.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National
Aparshakti Khurana visits Baba ka Dhaba in Delhi
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Actor Aparshakti Khurana on Tuesday paid a visit to Baba ka Dhaba in Malviya Nagar, days after the heartbreaking story of the elder couple running the eatery, who have struggling to make ends meet amid the pandemic, went viral.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
After dilly-dallying, Railways' allow women on Mumbai locals from Oct 21
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) After dilly-dallying for five days over a request by the Maharashtra government, the Indian Railways on Tuesday permitted women commuters to travel by suburban trains during certain times from October 21.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
DC win toss, choose to bat against KXIP
Dubai, Oct 20 (IANS) Delhi Capitals (DC) on Tuesday won the toss and chose to bat against Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) at the Dubai International Stadium. Both sides come to this on the back of wins.
2020-10-20
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Buttler gets Dhoni's 200th IPL game jersey
Abu Dhabi, Oct 20 (IANS) Rajasthan Royals' Jos Buttler, who won Man of the Match award in Monday's match against Chennai Super Kings (CSK) for his unbeaten 48-ball 70, managed to lay hands on MS Dhoni's jersey in which the CSK skipper played his 200th Indian Premier League (IPL) game.
2020-10-20
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Microsoft takes on Amazon with next 'giant leap' with SpaceX
San Francisco, Oct 20 (IANS) In a significant development, Microsoft on Tuesday announced a partnership with Elon Musk-run SpaceX to take on Amazon Web Services (AWS) which is the Cloud arm of the ecommerce behemoth, in the lucrative space Cloud business.
2020-10-20
Category: International, Costa Rica,Business/Economy,Technology
DDLJ turns 25: Designer Anaita Shroff Adajania recalls acting in the film
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) Fashion designer Anaita Shroff Adajania on Tuesday recalled acting in the Shah Rukh Khan-Kajol blockbuster, Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge, which released 25 years ago on this day.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Adobe Illustrator released for iPad
San Francisco, Oct 20 (IANS) Software major Adobe on Tuesday launched Illustrator on the iPad and Adobe Fresco for the iPhone in addition to new features like Neural Filters in Photoshop and major updates to its flagship applications including Lightroom and Premiere Pro.
2020-10-20
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Conversion of Hindu girls can't be considered forced: Pak Senator
Islamabad, Oct 20 (IANS) In a shocking statement made by none other than the head of Pakistans parliamentary committee on forced religious conversions, Senator Anwar Ul Haq Kakar has said that conversions of Hindu girls in Sindh province cannot be declared as forced as the girls had "some degree of willingness".
2020-10-20
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Religion
Legal recourse if no Guv nod to Punjab farm Bills: CM
Chandigarh, Oct 20 (IANS) After the Punjab Assembly passed its own Bills on Tuesday to negate three central laws on agriculture, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh said he hoped Governor VP Singh Badnore "will listen to people's voice" and give his assent, asserting his government will otherwise take legal recourse.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Preity Zinta: I have become a Covid-19 test queen
Dubai, Oct 20 (IANS) Actress Preity Zinta jokes she has become an expert at taking Covid-19 tests.
2020-10-20
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
PM: Remain vigilant and follow protocols, virus is still there
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said the lockdown may have ended but the virus is still out there and urged the people not to be complacent and drop their guard in the fight against Covid-19.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Sussanne Khan's Instagram account hacked after she clicked on fake mail
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) Sussanne Khan, former wife of actor Hrithik Roshan, has revealed that her Instagram account was hacked after she clicked on a hoax mail in her inbox.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
DDLJ turns 25: Anupam Kher is proud to be part of iconic film
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) Veteran actor Anupam Kher on Tuesday shared that he is proud to be part of the iconic film, Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge, which released 25 years ago on this day.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
India, Taiwan likely to hold formal talks on trade deal
New Delhi/Taipei, Oct 20 (IANS) After approving incentives for Taiwanese firms, the government is now likely to have formal talks on a trade deal with the Tsai Ing-wen administration.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National
7-day festive sales set to break all records amid order surge
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) With the one-week festive sales in the Covid-hit year set for grand finale on October 21, the online retailers and e-commerce marketplaces have seen a massive shopping surge coming from small-town India and into newer categories.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology
John Abraham starts Satyameva Jayate 2 shoot on Wednesday in Lucknow
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) Bollywood actor John Abraham will start shooting for his upcoming film, Satyameva Jayate 2, in Lucknow from Wednesday, along with cast and crew.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Lab test to detect protective effects of Covid antibodies developed
New York, Oct 20 (IANS) Scientists have developed a new lab testing procedure for the detection of antibodies against SARS-CoV-2 that gives results more quickly than existing assays and specifically identifies so-called "neutralizing" antibodies - those that protect by blocking infection of cells.
2020-10-20
Category: International, United States,National,Health/Medicine
Telangana postpones all exams this week due to rains
Hyderabad, Oct 20 (IANS) The Telangana government on Tuesday announced postponement of all examinations till Dasara in view of floods in Hyderabad and some other parts of the city.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Education,Environment/Wildlife
Struggling CSK, like other teams, skip IPL transfer window
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Despite Chennai Super Kings (CSK) struggling to put up a winning combination and their middle-order batting failing, the franchise has decided not to use the mid-season transfer window to bring in fresh players.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Model Roaleey Ryan to debut in film directed by Aamir Khan's brother Faissal
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) Model Roaleey Ryan is excited to make her acting debut with Faactory. The film is directed by Faissal Khan, brother of Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan. Faissal also toplines the cast.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
UP Assembly bypolls: Family members in fray from four seats
Lucknow, Oct 20 (IANS) Even as debates on nepotism continue to rage on in various fields, political leaders continues to favour family members in elections.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Vin Diesel on how lockdown helped him explore his musical side
Los Angeles, Oct 20 (IANS) Hollywood star Vin Diesel says the lockdown and the resultant closure of the film industry helped him get out of his comfort zone and make music.
2020-10-20
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
Kangana's ancestral home hosts two weddings in three weeks
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) The ancestral home of Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut has been seeing festivities galore, with back-to-back weddings of two brothers happening over three weeks.
2020-10-20
Category: International, India,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Criminal who shot at police officer in Gurugram held
Gurugram, Oct 20 (IANS) The Gurugram police on Tuesday arrested dreaded criminal Sombir who was on the run after shooting at and injuring an Inspector of the Haryana Police in the city's Palam Vihar area in September, police said.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Abhishek Bachchan: Being a part of the Anurag Basu film Ludo was no-brainer
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) Actor Abhishek Bachchan says the decision to work in the Anurag Basu-directed film, Ludo, was a no-brainer for him, because he has always admired the works of filmmaker Basu.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
DRDO releases new procurement manual to boost Industry participation
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday released the Procurement Manual 2020 for the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO). This move is aimed at encouraging more participation by Indian industry, including start-ups and Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, in research and development (R&D) for achieving self-reliance.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National
Kerala: Anant National University of Design opens Covid recovery facility
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 20 (IANS) Anant National University of Design, Ahmedabad, in partnership with the Kerala government has opened a Covid-19 recovery facility here.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
Noida Int'l Airport aims to create much-needed aviation infra in NCR (IANS Special)
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Once operational in 2024, Noida International Airport (NIA) will bring the much-needed aviation infrastructure in the National Capital Region (NCR), contended the builder of the upcoming facility.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
India's economic recovery 'broadened, strengthened' in Sep: ICRA
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) India's economic recovery has "broadened and strengthened" in September from the pandemic-induced lows seen in April 2020, ratings agency ICRA said on Tuesday.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Indian Army Vice Chief meets US Army counterparts to enhance military cooperation
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) : Indian Army Vice Chief Lieutenant General S. K. Saini visited US Army 25th Infantry Division Lightning Academy and interacted with troops on Tuesday.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
More rains add to Hyderabad's pain
Hyderabad, Oct 20 (IANS) Rains continue to lash Hyderabad and its outskirts on Tuesday, adding to the woes of people already battered by heavy downpour and flash floods twice last week.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Verizon partners with Nokia to launch private 5G platform
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Leading telecom services provider Verizon on Tuesday said it has partnered with Nokia to launch its international private 5G platform for global enterprises located in Europe and the Asia-Pacific region.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Life along the LoC: Cross-border shelling a constant with exam preparation for students
Lolab Valley (J&K), Oct 20 (IANS) 'I want to be a doctor and I am sure I will crack the entrance examination,' says Mubashir, a Class 11 student at the Army Goodwill School, Chandigam, in Jammu and Kashmir's Lolab Valley, located just kilometres away from the Line of Control.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Education
Tomar launches preparation framework for block, dist developmental plans
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Union Rural Development and Panchayati Raj Minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Tuesday unveiled a preparation framework for block and district developmental plans for rural local bodies.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
'Kids with chronic kidney disease have outsized health burden'
New York, Oct 20 (IANS) Chronically ill children with kidney disease may spend more time in the hospital, incur larger health care costs and have a higher risk of death compared to paediatric patients hospitalised for other chronic conditions, say researchers, including one of Indian-origin.
2020-10-20
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
'Pending SC issues' keep Indians out of ICC chairperson's post
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) No Indian has apparently filed a nomination for the post of International Cricket Council (ICC) chairperson due to 'matters pending with Supreme Court', it has been learnt, although there has been no confirmation about the list of nominees from the ICC.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Virus can hit recovered Covid patients once antibodies start depleting: ICMR
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Patients who have recovered from Covid-19 can again get infected by the virus once the antibodies of the viral disease starts depleting, the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) said on Tuesday.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Women-led SMBs saw more closures during pandemic globally: Facebook
San Francisco, Oct 20 (IANS) Stressing that women have been disproportionately impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic globally, Facebook on Tuesday said female-led small and medium businesses (SMBs) were more likely than male-led SMBs to report closures taking into account factors like size of business, sector and geography.
2020-10-20
Category: International, Costa Rica,Science/Tech,Technology
Assam, Mizoram Home Secretaries to meet to resolve border row
Silchar (Assam)/Aizawl, Oct 20 (IANS) The Home Secretaries of Assam and Mizoram would hold a meeting on Wednesday to resolve the fortnight-long border trouble even as the latter said that they are exploring the possibilities of transporting essential goods through Manipur and Tripura, and even via neighbouring Myanmar and Bangladesh.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics
Muslim youth killed in Jharkhand for preventing cow slaughter
Ranchi, Oct 20 (IANS) A Muslim youth was killed by two persons from his own community for preventing cow slaughter in Jharkhand's Garwah district.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Andhra urges Centre to expedite Bhogapuram airport's construction
Amaravati, Oct 20 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Finance Minister Buggana Rajendranath Reddy has urged the Centre to expedite the construction of the Bhogapuram airport near Visakhapatnam.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Business/Economy,Politics
Massive fire burns records at Patna's Secretariat, RJD cries foul
Patna, Oct 20 (IANS) A massive fire broke out at the state Secretariat here, resulting in the destruction of files, records and documents of the Bihar Rural Development Department, even as the opposition RJD on Tuesday smelt a conspiracy to "destroy evidence of scams during the NDA rule".
2020-10-20
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Smriti Irani launches developmental projects in Rae Bareli
Rae Bareli (UP), Oct 20 (IANS) Union Minister Smriti Irani on Tuesday inaugurated various developmental projects in Rae Bareli and said that the government is working towards the completion of the development works that have remained pending for years.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
NEET J&K topper's achievement will bring positive change: L-G
Srinagar, Oct 20 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Tuesday said the achievement of Basit Bilal Khan, the state topper in the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET), will bring a positive change among the youth of Kashmir.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Education
Agarwal's IPL 'leap of faith' outcome of 'deliberate practice'
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Kings XI Punjab's (KXIP) batting mainstay Mayank Agarwal's gravity-defying leap to save a certain six of Mumbai Indians' Kieron Pollard in the second Super Over on Sunday was a result of several factors -- "deliberate practice" to improve, having a personal dietician and trainer, turning vegetarian last year, and playing hand cricket as a youngster. And a big turnaround came after he was picked in the Indian team in late 2018.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Covid to reduce profits of hospitals by 35-40% this fiscal: Crisil
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) Postponement of elective surgeries, revenue loss from the highly profitable medical tourism segment, and increasing safety and sanitisation costs amid Covid-19 will lead to a 35-40 per cent reduction in the operating profits of private hospitals this fiscal, domestic rating agency Crisil said on Tuesday.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine,Business/Economy
In a first, Punjab Assembly rejects Centre's farm laws (2nd Ld)
Chandigarh, Oct 20 (IANS) In a first in the country, the legislative Assembly in Punjab led by Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday unanimously passed three legislations and formally rejected the Centre's 'black' agricultural laws brought by the BJP-led Union government.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
SRK-starrer Don clocks 14 years
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) The Shah Rukh Khan-starrer Don has completed 14 years on Tuesday.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
To keep tabs on drug smuggling, NCB shares modus operandi with agencies
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Even as the drugs smuggled from foreign countries concealed in different items have posed a huge challenge for the Customs Department and other agencies, the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) has been sharing the latest modus operandi of the smugglers with various agencies to keep a check on them.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
10% hike in expenditure limits for Lok Sabha and Assembly polls
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Ahead of the Bihar Assembly elections and bypolls in other states amid coronavirus pandemic, the poll expenditure limit of candidates in Lok Sabha and Assembly elections has been increased by 10 per cent. The limit was upwardly revised by the Centre after consultations with the Election Commission of India.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Azerbaijan-Turkey-Pakistan: A New Axis of Evil Against Armenia & India
The roots of the conflict in Artsakh
2020-10-20
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Opinion/Commentary,Politics
Uttar Pradesh BJP MLA offers to quit if charges are proved
Lakhimpur Kheri, Oct 20 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Bharatiya Janata Party MLA Lokendra Pratap Singh said on Tuesday that he is willing to resign if the allegations levelled against him are found to be true.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Letitia Wright: Black Panther sequel without Chadwick Boseman seems 'kinda strange'
Los Angeles, Oct 20 (IANS) Actress Letitia Wright, who impressed as Shuri in Black Panther, says the thought of working on a sequel to the superhero adventure without the late Chadwick Boseman seems strange.
2020-10-20
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
'National Deworming Day records decline in worm infection in 14 states'
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Since the launch of the 'National Deworming Day' in 2015, 14 states have shown a reduction in worm infections prevalent among children while nine states showed a substantial decline, the Health Ministry said on Tuesday.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Eye of Blue Tiger: Jeje turns to boxing for strength training
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Inside a gymnasium in Aizawl, a stocky but well-chiselled figure is often seen donning a pair of 10oz gloves.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Gionee launches budget smartphone for Rs 5,499
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Smartphone maker Gionee on Tuesday launched a budget device Gionee F8 Neo for Rs 5,499 in the ongoing festive season.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Robert Redford's filmmaker son dies of liver cancer
Los Angeles, Oct 20 (IANS) Hollywood icon Robert Redford has lost his son, filmmaker James Redford.
2020-10-20
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
Tollywood stars announce contributions for Telangana flood relief
Hyderabad, Oct 20 (IANS) Leading stars of the Telugu film industry, popularly known as Tollywood, have come forward to announce their contributions for relief works in Hyderabad and other flood-hit parts of Telangana.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Southern Cinema
81 candidates in fray for by-polls to 8 assembly seats in Gujarat
Gandhinagar, Oct 20 (IANS) The Chief Electoral Officer (CEO)'s office has finalised the list of 81 candidates who will be contesting the Gujarat by-elections for the eight vacant seats in the Assembly. The by-elections, slated to be held on November 3, have been necessitated by the resignations of Congress legislators.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Barbaric to threaten rape of Sethupathi's daughter: Kanimozhi
Chennai, Oct 20 (IANS) DMK leader Kanimozhi on Tuesday demanded police take action against the person who had issued a rape threat against actor Vijay Sethupathi's daughter.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Hugh Grant 'trying to be a young father in an old man's body' at 60
Los Angeles, Oct 20 (IANS) Actor Hugh Grant says his attempt to be a young father in an old man's body at 60 is turning out to be the best and worst time of his life.
2020-10-20
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
Don't appreciate Kamal Nath's 'unfortunate' remark: Rahul
New Delhi/Wayanad, Oct 20 (IANS) Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday said that he "did not appreciate" the 'item' remark used by party senior leader and former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath for state's Dalit woman Minister Imarti Devi.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
ISL: Defender Mohamad Rakip signs for Mumbai City FC
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) Mumbai City FC on Tuesday announced the signing of defender Mohamad Rakip ahead of the 2020-21 season of the Indian Super League (ISL). The young right-back joins the Islanders on a deal that will keep him at the club until 2022.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Football
Government's AC import ban may prove disruptive for industry
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) With the Indian government recently announcing a prohibition on import of air conditioners (AC) in a bid to bolster domestic industry and reduce import dependence, experts say that the move may disrupt the industry but also lead to a complete revamp of its functioning in the long term.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Samsung now 5th in 'Best Global Brands 2020' list, Apple leads
Seoul, Oct 20 (IANS) Samsung Electronics on Tuesday announced that it has become the fifth brand in the 'Best Global Brands 2020' list announced by Interbrand, a global brand consulting company.
2020-10-20
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
Ethan Hawke: I want to come to India so badly
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Hollywood star Ethan Hawke says he wants to visit India and experience the culture of the country.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
NDA leaders desperate as Grand Alliance gains ground: Tejashwi
Patna, Oct 20 (IANS) RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav on Tuesday claimed that National Democratic Alliance leaders were "desperate and disappointed" as the Grand Alliance had gained political ground in the run-up to the Assembly elections.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
New Roshan Talkies, 2 farmhouses among Rs 22Cr worth of Mirchi's properties in ED net
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Tuesday swung into action against fugitive underworld don Dawood Ibrahim's late close aide Iqbal Mirchi's relatives and attached seven immovable properties and balances in seven bank accounts worth Rs 22.42 crore in connection with a money laundering probe.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
290 ex-security official sign endorsement letter for Biden
Washington, Oct 20 (IANS) At least 291 former US national security officials have signed a letter endorsing Democratic nominee Joe Biden for President, it was announced on Tuesday.
2020-10-20
Category: International, United States,Politics
Zimbabwe's Indian coach Rajput 'exempted' from touring Pakistan
Islamabad, Oct 20 (IANS) On a request from the Embassy of India in Harare, Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) has not sent its national coach Lalchand Rajput, a former India cricketer, along with its team that landed in Pakistan on Tuesday. Earlier, the Pakistani embassy has issued Rajput the visa for the October-November tour.
2020-10-20
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
Hilary Swank sci-fi series 'Away' not to have season 2
Los Angeles, Oct 20 (IANS) The Hilary Swank-starrer science fiction series, Away, will not be renewed for a second season.
2020-10-20
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Siemens Healthineers to invest Rs 1,300 cr in India innovation hub
Bengaluru, Oct 20 (IANS) Global med-tech company Siemens Healthineers on Tuesday said it plans to invest Rs 1,300 crore over the next five years in an innovation hub in Bengaluru.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine,Technology
BJP defends Goa Dy CM in porn message controversy, Oppn demands sacking
Panaji, Oct 20 (IANS) The Congress on Tuesday demanded the resignation of Goa Deputy Chief Minister Chandrakant Kavlekar over the ongoing porn Whatsapp message controversy, even as the ruling BJP defended him, saying that the party respects women and that efforts were on to defame Kavlekar.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Centre has a tendency to use agencies as political weapons: Rahul
Wayanad, Oct 20 (IANS) Rahul Gandhi, the Congress MP from Wayanad, Kerala, on Tuesday said the Centre has a tendency to use national agencies as political weapons.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Delhi hospital opens recovery clinic for post-Covid sufferers
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) The Indraprastha Apollo Hospital on Tuesday opened a recovery clinic for patients suffering from post-Covid complications. The hospital said that the clinic will have a dedicated team to cater to the patients coming with illnesses exhibited after recovery from coronavirus.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Sidhu slams Punjab govt over farmers' issues
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) All is not well within the Punjab Congress as former cricketer turned politician Navjot Singh Sidhu has sharpened his attack on Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on the issue of farmers.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Urvashi Rautela to be showstopper at Arab Fashion Week
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) Bollywood actress Urvashi Rautela will be showstopper for Filipino designer Furne One at the upcoming Arab Fashion Week.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Boost SOPs to prevent crimes against women in Covid centres: NCW
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) Alarmed by cases of rapes and molestations reported at Covid-19 centres in Maharashtra, the National Council for Women on Tuesday asked the state government to ensure that standard operating procedures are strengthened to prevent such crimes.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights
Women-led SMBs saw more closures in pandemic globally: Facebook
San Francisco, Oct 20 (IANS) Stressing that women have been disproportionately impacted by the pandemic globally, Facebook on Tuesday said that female-led small and medium businesses (SMBs) were more likely than male-led SMBs to report that they were closed, even when taking into account factors like size of business, sector and geography.
2020-10-20
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Human Interest/Society,Health/Medicine
'The New Mutants' to release in India on Oct 30
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) The Maisie Williams-starrer, The New Mutants, will finally release in India on October 30, after being pushed repeatedly owing to the Covid pandemic.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
OMCs hold petrol, diesel prices as global oil market remains subdued
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Oil marketing companies (OMC) kept petrol and diesel prices unchanged across the four metros on Tuesday as global oil prices remained subdued and product prices remained steady.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Ahmedabad leads mobile games experience in India: Report
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Users in Ahmedabad, Navi Mumbai and Vadodara are enjoying the best mobile gaming experience in India, according to a report by mobile analytics company Opensignal.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Samsung patents three new foldable smartphones: Report
Seoul, Oct 20 (IANS) South Korean tech giant Samsung has filed a patent for three foldable smartphone designs with cutouts for inner cameras.
2020-10-20
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
Florida breaks 1st-day early voting record
Miami, Oct 20 (IANS) Florida, a key battleground US state, broke its record for in-person early voting for the November 3 presidential election, with at least 350,000 people casting their ballots.
2020-10-20
Category: International, United States,Politics
Jeff Bridges reveals he has been diagnosed with lymphoma
Los Angeles, Oct 20 (IANS) Oscar winning-actor Jeff Bridges has revealed that he has been diagnosed with lymphoma. It is a serious disease but the prognosis is good, he added.
2020-10-20
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
DDLJ turns 25: Parmeet Sethi recalls how SRK insisted on climax fight scene
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) The blockbuster Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge released 25 years ago on this day, and while the film catapulted Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol to superstardom, other artistes in the film gained fame, too. Parmeet Sethi, who made his Bollywood debut as the antagonist Kuljeet, is one of them.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Senate Republicans eyeing Oct 26 for final vote on Barrett
Washington, Oct 20 (IANS) Senate Republicans were eyeing October 26 to cast a final vote to confirm US President Donald Trump's nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court, it was reported.
2020-10-20
Category: International, United States,Politics
FB, Instagram launch AR filters, GIFs, hashtags for Durga Puja
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Facebook and Instagram on Tuesday launched several features and content programming to help make virtual Durga Puja celebrations as entertaining as possible in the country.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Technology,Human Interest/Society
Militant killed in Pulwama encounter
Srinagar, Oct 20 (IANS) One terrorist has been killed in an ongoing encounter with security forces in South Kashmir's Pulwama district, police said on Tuesday.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism
Sonalika in festive mood, as tractor demand expected to remain buoyant
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Driven by the prevailing market sentiment, tractor major Sonalika is hopeful of healthy sales during the festive season.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Handerson: van Dijk's injury big blow for Liverpool
Liverpool, Oct 20 (IANS) Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson has admitted that the loss of Virgil van Dijk is a big blow for the Reds.
2020-10-20
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
UK Health Minister pictured without mask in chauffeur-driven car
London, Oct 20 (IANS) UK Health Minister Matt Hancock has come under fire after he was photographed without a mask in a chauffeur-driven car, media reports said on Tuesday.
2020-10-20
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Tesla reduces warranty period on used cars
San Francisco, Oct 20 (IANS) Electric-car maker Tesla has reportedly slashed the warranty on its four-year used cars to just one year. The company has not given any explanation for the change.
2020-10-20
Category: International, Costa Rica,Business/Economy,Technology
'False news': Sindhu rubbishes reports of rift with family, coach Gopichand
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Reigning world champion PV Sindhu on Tuesday insisted that there is no rift within her family, adding that she has travelled to London to work on her "nutrition and recovery needs".
2020-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Badminton
Delhi CM announces Rs 15 cr for flood-hit Telangana, KCR grateful
Hyderabad, Oct 20 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday announced Rs 15 crore financial assistance to flood-hit Telangana.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Gold smuggling case: Swapna gives a clean chit to Pinarayi Vijayan
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 20 (IANS) Already on the mat, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan appeared to have got some relief after the statement of Swapna Suresh, prime accused in the gold smuggling case, to the Enforcement Directorate, surfaced in the media, wherein she seems to have given a clean chit to Vijayan.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Kerala,National
PM Modi to address nation at 6 p.m. on Tuesday
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said he will be sharing a message with the country at 6 p.m. on Tuesday where he is expected to make an important announcement. There is a possibility that he might inform the people about the ongoing war against the corona pandemic.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
TN Ministers meet Guv over govt school students' reservation bill
Chennai, Oct 20 (IANS) A group of Tamil Nadu Ministers on Tuesday called upon Governor Banwarilal Purohit and sought his early assent for the Bill providing 7.5 per cent reservation to state government school students in medical colleges.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Deadline looms over Manchester to impose stricter Covid-19 curbs
Manchester, Oct 20 (IANS) The UK government has given the Mayor of Manchester until Tuesday midday to reach a deal over moving to tier-three or the strictest Covid-19 restrictions, according to media reports.
2020-10-20
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
As snatching cases surge, woman journalist gets back snatched phone
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) In September 2019, a woman journalist received serious injuries including multiple fractures in a snatching bid in South Delhi's CR park. The woman fell outside the auto she was travelling in and was hospitalised for days in the traumatic experience.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Two-wheeler riders without helmet to face strict action in K'taka
Bengaluru, Oct 20 (IANS) Driving two-wheelers without a helmet or not ensuring that a four-year-old child is wearing a helmet while riding will now prove costly for riders in Karnataka.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
FIR against deceased gangster Vikas Dubey, 2 others, in cheating case
Kanpur (UP), Oct 20 (IANS) More than three months after he was killed, gangster Vikas Dubey has been named in an FIR lodged on charges of cheating and dishonestly inducing delivery of property by the Kanpur police along with his accomplice Mahesh Dikshit and latter's now-deceased wife Vijay Lakshmi.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Millennials all over the world have lost faith in democracy: Study
London, Oct 20 (IANS) Millennials in democracies across the world are more disillusioned with their system of government than any young generation in living memory, say researchers.
2020-10-20
Category: International, United Kingdom,International
Facing revenue constraints, Centre looks at PSUs for higher dividends
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) As the revenues earned by the Central government have dried up, it wants cash-rich public sector undertakings (PSUs) to declare higher dividends this year to reward its shareholders during the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Naidu should have remembered backward classes when in power: YSRCP
Amaravati, Oct 20 (IANS) A day after the TDP appointed backward class leader Kinjarapu Atchannaidu as the party's state unit President, YSRCP's Rajya Sabha member Vijaysai Reddy on Tuesday said that former CM Nara Chandrababu Naidu should have remembered the backward classes when he was in power.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Trump closes in on Biden's lead in Pennsylvania: Poll
Washington, Oct 20 (IANS) US President Donald Trump was closing in on his Democratic rival Joe Biden's lead in Pennsylvania, a key battleground state that could alter the results of a presidential election, a new poll has revealed.
2020-10-20
Category: International, United States,Politics
Recycled gas from stars surrounds Milky Way, shows mini satellite
Washington, Oct 20 (IANS) Observations made by a small spacecraft called HaloSat have shown that the Milky Way galaxy is surrounded by a clumpy halo of hot gases that is continually being supplied with material ejected by birthing or dying stars.
2020-10-20
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
Expose BJP's dishonesty, says Cong on Punjab farm Bills
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Even as Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday presented four Bills in the Vidhan Sabha to negate what were dubbed as "anti-farmer" central laws on agriculture, the Congress said the "revolutionary" proposed laws exposed the BJP's "dishonesty".
2020-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Actor Prithviraj tests Covid positive
Kochi, Oct 20 (IANS) Upcoming superstar Prithviraj on Tuesday tested positive for Covid.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Kerala,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
'2,318 prisoners involved in heinous crimes out on interim bail'
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) The Delhi High Court was informed by the jail authorities on Tuesday that 2,318 prisoners involved in heinous crimes are out on interim bail.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Cong, RJD believe in dynastic politics: UP CM
Patna, Oct 20 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Tuesday said that both the Congress and the Rashtriya Janata Dal -- which are part of the Grand Alliance in Bihar -- believed in "dynastic politics" and promoted only family members of their respective leaders.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Replacing Karthik with Morgan as KKR captain not a right move: Agarkar
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Former Indian pacer Ajit Agarkar feels replacing Dinesh Karthik with Eoin Morgan as captain of Kolkata Knight Riders was a very strange and wrong move.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Kartik Aryan to walk virtual runway for Manish Malhotra at LFW
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANSlife) Bollywood actor Kartik Aryan will be seen walking a virtual runway for designer Manish Malhotra at the first digital Lakme Fashion Week (LFW) edition on Tuesday.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Air pollution may up risk of neurological disorders: Study
New York, Oct 20 (IANS) New research adds to the growing body of evidence that air pollution is significantly associated with an increased risk of hospital admissions for several neurological disorders, including Parkinson's disease, Alzheimer's disease, and other dementias.
2020-10-20
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
Shivraj's 5 months outweigh Kamal Nath's 15: Scindia (IANS interview)
Bhopal, Oct 20 (IANS) BJP Rajya Sabha member Jyotiraditya Scindia has launched a scathing attack on Kamal Nath and said that Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan's five months in power outweighed the 15-month rule of his Congress predecessor who he claimed headed a "disruptive" government in the state.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
Kuwait airport submits plan to end travel ban
Kuwait City, Oct 20 (IANS) Authorities at the Kuwait International Airport have submitted a proposal to end the travel ban and enforce a mandatory 14-day institutional quarantine in the country amid the Covid-19 pandemic, it was reported.
2020-10-20
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Politics
Facing oppn over new IIT campus, BJP invokes Parrikar's legacy
Panaji, Oct 20 (IANS) Facing opposition over the upcoming Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)-Goa campus in Guleli village, the BJP on Tuesday invoked memories of late Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, saying the institution could be seen as his legacy.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
No 'Dhunuchi naach', no 'Sindur-khela' for Sonagachi sex workers this year
Kolkata, Oct 20 (IANS) Life has never been like it is in year 2020 for around 15,000 commercial sex workers who earn their daily bread in Kolkata's infamous red light district of Sonagachi. Paying high rent, negotiating with touts and handling varied customers are their daily affairs in a bid to earn a square meal every day.
2020-10-20
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Religion,Immigration/Law/Rights
Israel to sign visa exemption agreement with UAE
Tel Aviv, Oct 20 (IANS) Following the September 15 US-brokered normalization deal between Israel and the United Arab Emirates (UAE), the two countries are scheduled to sign a visa exemption agreement on Tuesday, according to officials.
2020-10-20
Category: International, Israel,Politics
Aleem Dar among match officials for Pak-Zim series
Lahore, Oct 20 (IANS) Aleem Dar has been assigned on-field duties in five of the six upcoming white-ball matches between Pakistan and Zimbabwe, which will be played from October 30 to November 10. The three 50-over World Cup Super League matches will be played in Rawalpindi, while Lahore will host the three 20-over fixtures.
2020-10-20
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
BSP MLA says CBI raid is 'politically motivated'
Lucknow, Oct 20 (IANS) Bahujan Samaj Party MLA Vinay Shankar Tiwari, who faced a CBI raid, issued a statement on Tuesday, claiming that the action was 'politically motivated and he was paying the price for being a Brahmin'.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Deepti Naval undergoes angioplasty at Mohali hospital
Chandigarh, Oct 20 (IANS) Actor Deepti Naval, who suffered a heart attack in Manali, Himachal Pradesh, underwent angioplasty at the Fortis hospital in Mohali early Tuesday and her condition was stable, doctors said.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Punjab,Cinema/Showbiz,Health/Medicine,Bollywood
Shruti Seth says her hit TV show 'Shararat' is a gift that keeps on giving
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) Shruti Seth had a Monday full of memories, reminiscing about the show, Shararat, which helped her make a mark in the television industry.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Jeff Bezos vs Mukesh Ambani: Battle royale for India's retail crown
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) The arbitration proceedings between Amazon and Kishore Biyani have begun in Singapore.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights
Covid 19 caused 78% MSMEs & startups in India to reduce workforce in the last 8 months: Survey
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Seventy-eight per cent MSMEs and startups in India have reduced workforce in the last 8 months since the Covid-19 pandemic broke out.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
66 Indian visit visa holders still stranded at Dubai airport
Dubai, Oct 20 (IANS) At least 66 Indians with visit visas were still stranded at the Dubai International Airport for failing to meet the required entry regulations, according to diplomats.
2020-10-20
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Diaspora,Politics
Eye on China: Japan probes Vietnam & Indonesia as new Indo-Pacific partners
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Just a few days after foreign ministers of the Indo-Pacific Quad comprising India, Australia, Japan and the United States met in Tokyo, Japanese Prime Minister, Yoshihide Suga has sped to Vietnam and Indonesia ? two major middle powers, whose role would be pivotal in constraining Chinas regional footprint.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy
1,486 new Covid cases, 7 deaths in Telangana
Hyderabad, Oct 20 (IANS) Telangana on Tuesday reported 1,486 new Covid cases, while seven more people succumbed to the infection.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Now one Hathras accused found to be minor
Hathras (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 20 (IANS) In a major development, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probing the Hathras case in which a Dalit girl was allegedly gang raped and later died of injuries, has found that one of the four accused, is a minor according to his school records.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Samsung enjoys highest loyalty, Lava top Indian brand: CMR
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Samsung is the most preferred smartphone brand for one in every three mobile phone users in India and it enjoys a very high loyalty of 47 per cent among its existing and potential users, while Lava has emerged as the most preferred Indian brand, said a survey by CyberMedia Research on Tuesday.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
We can still improve our fielding, says RR's Buttler
Dubai, Oct 20 (IANS) Rajasthan Royals batsman Jos Buttler has called upon his team to improve their fielding in the upcoming matches of the Indian Premier League (IPL).
2020-10-20
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Hong Kong to relax social-distancing rules
Hong Kong, Oct 20 (IANS) Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam on Tuesday announced that her government could slightly relax some of the incumbent social-distancing rules aimed at allowing the revival of local tours and social activities such as weddings.
2020-10-20
Category: International, Hong Kong,Politics
Cong revs up for 'tractor yatras' to counter BJP on farm laws
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) The opposition Congress plans to hold 'tractor rallies' across the country in November in line with Rahul Gandhi's similar endeavour in Punjab and Haryana earlier this month in order to counter the BJP's efforts to drum up support for the three central farm laws.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Mumbai BEST driver suffers heart attack at wheels, no casualties
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) In a freak incident, a BEST bus driver suffered a heart attack while at the wheel and the vehicle rammed into a traffic signal in Chembur, here on Tuesday morning, officials said.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine,Crime/Disaster/Accident
No respite from rain in Andhra, heavy forecast for 3 days
Amaravati, Oct 20 (IANS) There seems to be no respite from rain as deep depression over Andhra Pradesh has already caused flooding in several places in the state, with the Met department predicting heavy to very heavy rainfall at isolated places in coastal Andhra and Yanam.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
MLB World Series to be aired on Star Sports across India
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Major League Baseball (MLB) and Star Sports on Tuesday announced a new multi-year broadcast agreement to air the games of 2020 and 2021 World Series live across India.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
US reports over 58,000 new Covid-19 cases (Ld)
Washington, Oct 20 (IANS) Amid an ongoing resurgence, the US, currently the worst-hit country by the Covid-19 pandemic, has reported a total of 58,387 new cases, taking the overall infection tally to 8,210,849, according to Johns Hopkins University.
2020-10-20
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Kidney disease linked to higher death risk for Covid-19 patients: Study
London, Oct 20 (IANS) Researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have found that there is much higher risk of mortality faced by Covid-19 patients in intensive care, who have chronic kidney disease (CKD), or those who develop new (acute) kidney injury (AKI).
2020-10-20
Category: International, United Kingdom,Science/Tech,Health/Medicine
IBM reports revenue declines for 3 consecutive quarters
New York, Oct 20 (IANS) Reporting sales declines for three straight quarters, IBM has posted $17.6 billion in revenue in the third quarter of this year, compared to $18 billion for the same period last year.
2020-10-20
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy,Technology
PUMA, Mumbai City FC sign long-term strategic partnership
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Global sports brand PUMA on Tuesday announced a strategic long-term partnership with Indian Super League (ISL) club Mumbai City FC. Under the terms of the deal, PUMA will become the official kit partner of the club, starting the 2020-21 football season.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Tata Communications appoints Kabir Ahmed Shakir as new CFO
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) Tata Communications on Tuesday announced the appointment of Kabir Ahmed Shakir as its Chief Financial Officer.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Now, a DDLJ special emoji on Twitter
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) The all-time blockbuster Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (DDLJ) turned 25 on Tuesday, and a special emoji has been launched on Twitter to celebrate the milestone Bollywood film.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Technology
Narco terror: NIA to file charge sheet against 10
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) The National Investigation Agency (NIA) is all set to file a charge sheet against 10 accused in connection with its probe into the Hizabul Mujahideen (HM) narco terror case, alleging that the Pakistan-based commanders of the terror organisation conspired to raise money from India for the banned group, officials said.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Terrorism
Trump slams Fauci, calls him 'disaster'
Washington, Oct 20 (IANS) During a call with his re-election campaign staff, US President Donald Trump slammed Anthony Fauci, America's top infectious disease expert, and called the latter "a disaster".
2020-10-20
Category: International, United States,Politics
ECG feature on Apple Watch saves man's life in India
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) In the first such reported case in India to date, the electrocardiogram (ECG) feature on Apple Watch has saved the life of a 61-year-old Indore resident and Apple CEO Tim Cook wished him fast recovery post-surgery.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Technology,Health/Medicine,Diaspora
Not afraid of my govt's dismissal: Punjab CM on negating farm laws (Ld)
Chandigarh, Oct 20 (IANS) Presenting four Bills formulated by his government in the Punjab Assembly to negate the three central farm laws, Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday warned of threat to national security peace and asserted that he was prepared to resign or be dismissed rather than bow to "injustice to Punjab's farmers".
2020-10-20
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Nokia launches 2 feature phones with 4G support in India
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, on Tuesday launched two new feature phones -- Nokia 215 and Nokia 225 -- with 4G connectivity in the India market.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
What spark did you see in Jadhav, Chawla: Srikkanth asks Dhoni
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Former Indian cricketer Kris Srikkanth slammed ace skipper MS Dhoni's mantra on selection following Chennai Super Kings' seventh defeat in 10 matches in the ongoing IPL and termed the latter's selections throughout the season as "ridiculous".
2020-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
3 in 4 brands cut marketing budgets post Covid in India: Report
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Over three in four brand marketers (76 per cent) in India have reduced the marketing budgets post Covid-19, shifting advertising budgets towards social media (76 per cent) and paid search (64 per cent) in the post-pandemic environment, a new survey said on Tuesday.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Canara Bank wrote off Rs 47,310Cr in 8 years, but recovered just 19%
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Canara Bank has written off bad loans worth thousands of crore of rupees and recovered paltry amounts from big defaulters.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
L&T shares rise on hopes of contract for bullet train project
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) Shares of Larsen & Toubro (L&T) rose over three per cent on the hopes of bagging the contract for constructing the 237 km length of the bullet train project under the Mumbai-Ahmedabad high-speed rail corridor.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
India's daily spike dips under 50K, 1st time since July (Ld)
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) India on Tuesday recorded 46,790 new coronavirus cases, which was less than what it registered on July 28 when for two consecutive days the fresh cases were 47,703 and 48,513, before going all the way up steadily to 97,894 on September 17.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Odisha witnesses declining trend in Covid cases
Bhubaneswar, Oct 20 (IANS) The Covid-19 positive cases continue to show a declining trend in Odisha as the state recorded 1,904 fresh cases in the last 24 hours, informed the health department on Tuesday.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Orissa,National,Health/Medicine
Canada Covid-19 cases surpass 200k
Ottawa, Oct 20 (IANS) Amid an ongoing second Covid-19 wave in Canada, the country's overall caseload has surpassed the 200,000 mark due to an unabated increase in the number of new cases.
2020-10-20
Category: International, Canada,Health/Medicine
Why residents of this Hyderabad colony procuring boats
Hyderabad, Oct 20 (IANS) With heavy rains and flash floods inundating Hyderabad's Nadeem Colony, authorities pressed into service a few boats for rescue and relief operations, but a week later a couple of boats are still seen floating in the flooded waters in the area.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Canada-US border closure extended
Ottawa, Oct 20 (IANS) The closure of the Canada-US border to non-essential travel has been extended till November 21, Public Safety Minister Bill Blair announced.
2020-10-20
Category: International, Canada,International
Daily mouthwash may inactivate human coronaviruses: Study
New York, Oct 20 (IANS) In a fight against the novel coronavirus, scientists have found that certain oral antiseptics and mouthwashes may have the ability to inactivate human coronaviruses.
2020-10-20
Category: International, United States,National,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech
Kerala local body polls likely to be held in December
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 20 (IANS) The postponed local body polls in Kerala in all likelihood are going to be held during the first week of December, according to sources.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Jindal School launches 1st of its kind BA (H) in Finance & Entrepreneurship in India
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) The Jindal School of Banking & Finance of O.P. Jindal Global University has launched a unique, industry-relevant undergraduate programme B.A. (Hons.) Finance and Entrepreneurship.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
Don't go out without a mask, says B'desh govt
Dhaka, Oct 20 (IANS) The Bangladesh government has advised the citizens of the country to refrain from going outside without wearing a mask due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic and in an effort to curb the virus spread, the media reported.
2020-10-20
Category: International, Bangladesh,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Determined to improve & find spot in team for Olympics, says Dilpreet
Bengaluru, Oct 20 (IANS) Forward Dilpreet Singh has stated that the current phase - wherein the Indian hockey team is preparing for the Tokyo Olympics -- is very crucial for the youngsters.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Hockey
Railways approve JSPL produced rails for high-speed corridors
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Indian Railways will get almost its entire requirement of speciality grade rails for the proposed high speed corridors from the domestic market.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Roadmap needed for SL's targeted Covid-19 recovery
Colombo, Oct 20 (IANS) A robust government roadmap was required for Sri Lanka's targeted recovery in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic in an effort to increase the island nation's share of exports and fast-track existing foreign investments, a new report said.
2020-10-20
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Apple Watch saves Indian man's life, Cook wishes him fast recovery
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) In probably the first such reported case in India, the electrocardiogram (ECG) feature on Apple Watch has saved the life of a 61-year-old Indore resident and Apple CEO Tim Cook wished him fast recovery post-surgery.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Health/Medicine
Punjab CM moves draft resolution to reject Centre's farm laws
Chandigarh, Oct 20 (IANS) In a move to protect the state's farmers and agriculture, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday presented in the Vidhan Sabha a draft resolution rejecting outright the Centre's "anti-farmer" laws and the proposed electricity amendment Bill, with an appeal to all parties to rise above political interests in the spirit of saving the agrarian state.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
LG launches world's 1st rollable TV for whopping Rs 64 lakh
Seoul, Oct 20 (IANS) LG Electronics on Tuesday released the world's first rollable TV in South Korea at a jaw-dropping price of $87,000 (about Rs 63.9 lakh) as the tech giant aims to target high-end consumers amid the pandemic.
2020-10-20
Category: International, South Korea,Business/Economy,Technology
Brussels' Covid-19 situation close to a tsunami: Health Minister
Brussels, Oct 20 (IANS) Belgian Health Minister Frank Vandenbroucke warned that the Covid-19 situation in the country's capital, Brussels was "close to a tsunami" due to the spike in the number of new confirmed cases.
2020-10-20
Category: International, Belgium,Health/Medicine
Anusha Mani on virtual gigs: Feels strange to perform in your living room
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) For playback singer Anusha Mani, the strangest feeling is to perform in her living room for virtual gigs, which has become the new normal amid the pandemic.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
2 militants killed in Shopian encounter
Srinagar, Oct 20 (IANS) Two terrorist have been killed in an ongoing encounter with security forces in South Kashmir's Shopian district, police said on Tuesday.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism
Flags removed at UP pandal, police finds 'children's play'
Pratapgarh (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 20 (IANS) There were a few hours of tension in a Pratapgarh district area after flags were removed from a Durga Puja pandal in a Uttar Pradesh town and thrown away into the garbage by unidentified persons.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Religion
More Hispanic workers impacted by Covid-19 in food processing units
Washington, Oct 20 (IANS) A new study by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has revealed that more Hispanic workers at food processing and manufacturing plants were being affected by Covid-19 compared to workers of other races or ethnicities.
2020-10-20
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Manpreet Gony, Manvinder Bisla to feature in Lanka Premier League
Colombo, Oct 20 (IANS) Manpreet Gony and Manvinder Bisla are the two Indians players who will be featuring in the inaugural edition of the Lanka Premier League (LPL) beginning next month.
2020-10-20
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Sports,Cricket
Hiring activity dips 30% in Q2, rise in contractual jobs: Report
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) The hiring activity in India saw a 30 per cent decrease in the June quarter compared to the same period last year as the country saw a rise in contractual jobs, a new report said on Tuesday.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy,Technology
Contact groups discuss disputed issues over Afghan peace
Doha, Oct 20 (IANS) Members of the contact groups of both sides of the Afghan peace negotiations met in Doha and discussed the disputed issues in an effort to establish procedural rules and an agenda for the delayed direct talks, a government delegate said.
2020-10-20
Category: International, Qatar,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Decline in new Covid cases continues as India's tally nears 76L
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) With a spike of 46,790 coronavirus cases and 587 deaths in 24 hours, India's tally on Tuesday was 75,97,063 cases.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Microphones at upcoming US prez debate to be muted
Washington, Oct 20 (IANS) The microphones of US President Donald Trump and his Democratic rival Joe Biden will be muted during segments of Thursday's presidential debate, the last direct face-off before the November 3 election, it was announced.
2020-10-20
Category: International, United States,Politics
Boy of 7 allegedly sexually assaults girl of 5 in UP
Aligarh (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 20 (IANS) In a shocking incident, a 7-year-old boy allegedly sexually assaulted his five-and-a-half-year-old neighbour in Aligarh, police said and have registered a POCSO case.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
OPPO launches its first smart TV line up in China
Beijing, Oct 20 (IANS) Smartphone brand OPPO has entered the TV segment with the launch of two flagship models in China.
2020-10-20
Category: International, China,Technology
Auckland fast bowler Ben Lister becomes 1st Covid-19 substitute
Auckland, Oct 20 (IANS) Auckland seamer Ben Lister has become the first Covid-19 replacement to be used in cricket. He was called in as replacement for batsman Mark Chapman before the start of the Plunket Shield match against Otago.
2020-10-20
Category: International, New Zealand,Sports,Cricket
itel becomes stronger with 6 crore customers in India in 4 years
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Taking its success story forward, itel family becomes stronger with over 6 crore happy consumers in India, a resounding milestone for the smartphone brand within four years of its operations in India.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
RLD leader Jayant Chaudhary tests Covid positive
Meerut (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 20 (IANS) Rashtriya Lok Dal vice president Jayant Chaudhary has tested positive for Covid-19.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Google discontinues Nest Secure alarm system
San Francisco, Oct 20 (IANS) Google has discontinued its Nest Secure alarm system although the company will continue to support the existing users.
2020-10-20
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Amid drop in daily Covid tally, Goa CM advocates caution
Panaji, Oct 20 (IANS) Amid a second consecutive drop in the daily tally of new Covid-19 infections, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant has urged people to not self-medicate in case of a fever and opt for testing themselves for the coronavirus infection.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Goa,National,Health/Medicine
Sidhu's fans greet him on birthday, see him future CM
Chandigarh, Oct 20 (IANS) Social media was agog with greetings to cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Sidhu on his 57th birthday on Tuesday with many seeing him as the future Chief Minister of Punjab.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Saudi Arabia has fastest 5G download speed, S Korea second
Seoul, Oct 20 (IANS) South Korea's 5G download speed is the world's second fastest behind Saudi Arabia, reaching an average speed of 336.1 megabits per second (Mbps), a report revealed on Tuesday.
2020-10-20
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
N.Korean media slams Seoul-US defence talks
Seoul, Oct 20 (IANS) A North Korean media outlet on Tuesday slammed South Korea for its recent defence talks with the US, terming the discussions as a "reckless scheme to crush its own race with its master".
2020-10-20
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
Plea for publication of proclamation against Sharif rejected
Islamabad, Oct 20 (IANS) The Islamabad High Court (IHC) has dismissed a petition filed by the federal government seeking the publication of proclamation against former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in two UK newspapers.
2020-10-20
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Judo is a priority sport, will enhance capacity: Rijiju
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Indian Judo team will be participating in the Budapest Grand Slam -- which contributes to the Olympic qualification -- between October 23 and October 25. This will be the first tournament that the Indian judokas will be playing since the nationwide lockdown was imposed due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports