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'Ashwin's return is a good thing but will he be in the XI?'
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Ravichandran Ashwin may have been included in the 15-man squad for the upcoming ICC T20 World Cup, but former Indian skipper Sunil Gavaskar is doubtful over the veteran off-spinner getting a chance to feature in the mega event.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Govt seeks Rs 8-10 lakh crore valuation for LIC
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) India is seeking a valuation of between Rs 8 trillion ($109 billion) and Rs 10 trillion for the state-backed Life Insurance Corporation in what's slated to be the nation's biggest initial public offering, Bloomberg reported.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
FAIFA applauds govt's push for digital technologies in farm sector
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The Federation of All India Farmer Associations (FAIFA), a non-profit organisation representing the cause of millions of farmers and farm workers of commercial crops, has lauded the steps taken by the Union Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare to promote digital technology in the farm sector.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National
Vigilance raids 28 premises linked to ex-AIADMK minister
Chennai, Sep 16 (IANS) The Directorate of Vigilance and Anti-Corruption (DVAC) bureau was on Thursday conducting raids at 28 places associated with former AIADMK Minister and Jholarpet MLA K.C. Veeramani.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
15 Bangla-speaking persons trained in making bombs by ISI likely from Bengal
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The 15 Bangla-speaking persons trained by Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) in a town named Jioni near the Gwadar Port along with two arrested terrorists in explosives handling, are suspected to be from West Bengal, a senior IPS officer said on Thursday.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Terrorism
Ola Electric sells scooters worth Rs 600cr in a day
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Ola Electric on Thursday announced that it has sold e-scooters worth 600 core in a day, since Wednesday when the purchase window was opened.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Several patients with Black Fungus detected in SL
Colombo, Sep 16 (IANS) Sri Lanka's Health Ministry said patients with the Black Fungus had been detected from several areas of the country amidst the Covid-19 pandemic.
2021-09-16
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Health/Medicine,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Houthis capture key areas in central Yemen
Sanaa, Sep 16 (IANS) The Houthi militia captured key areas from Yemen's government forces following intense battles in the country's central province of al-Bayda, a military official said.
2021-09-16
Category: International, Yemen,Politics
Delhi-NCR receives more rain, orange alert activated
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Thursday morning saw light showers across the national capital and adjoining areas that later developed into an orange alert warning as moderate to heavy rainfall was predicted for the day by the IMD.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Centre all set to appoint new interlocutor for Naga Peace talks
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) With an aim to resume peace talks with Naga leaders, the Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) is all set to appoint a new interlocutor very soon.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Like Messi, but three goals don't make Nkunku, Leipzig happy
Berlin, Sep 16 (IANS) It seemed a difficult decision for Christopher Nkunku. After a game of open doors containing nine entertaining goals, the 23-year-old couldn't make up his mind whether to cry or laugh.
2021-09-16
Category: International, Germany,Sports,Tennis
117 school students test Covid positive since Sep 1
Chennai, Sep 16 (IANS) Even as the authorities are mulling on the reopening of schools for junior classes in Tamil Nadu, a spike in Covid-19 cases among the school students has become a matter of worry for the state health and education departments. A few teachers have also tested positive since the schools reopened in the state on September 1.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Education,Health/Medicine
Microsoft will allow sign-in sans password
San Francisco, Sep 16 (IANS) Microsoft is further nudging users away from passwords by rolling out passwordless sign-in options to all consumer Microsoft accounts.
2021-09-16
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Defence/Security
How AI can help in Covid-19 treatment
London, Sep 16 (IANS) A team of international researchers have built an artificial intelligence (AI) tool that can predict how much extra oxygen a Covid-19 patient might need.
2021-09-16
Category: International, United Kingdom,Science/Tech,Technology,Health/Medicine
Kelly Clarkson to unveil holiday single 'Christmas Isn't Canceled (Just You)' on Sep 23
New York, Sep 16 (IANS) Kelly Clarkson is already gearing up for the Christmas season as she announced her new holiday single 'Christmas Isn't Canceled (Just You)'.
2021-09-16
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz
EU to convene defence summit in 2022
Strasbourg, Sep 16 (IANS) The European Union (EU) will convene a defence summit next year during the French presidency of the Council of the EU, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen announced.
2021-09-16
Category: International, France,Politics
Chinese national among 2 nabbed by SSB from Indo-Nepal border
Patna, Sep 16 (IANS) A team of Sashastra Seema Bal nabbed two persons, including a Chinese national, from the India-Nepal border in Kishanganj district of Bihar.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
TN students, parents upbeat over helpline for NEET aspirants
Chennai, Sep 16 (IANS) Students, who have taken NEET examination, and their parents are upbeat at the latest initiative of the Tamil Nadu government of opening a helpline for stress relief for those who have taken NEET.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Education,Politics
Pratik Gandhi reveals why 'Bhavai' is a special film for him
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) Actor Pratik Gandhi, who became an overnight sensation with his performance as Harshad Mehta in the web-series 'Scam 1992', is gearing up for the release of his upcoming film 'Bhavai'.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Turkey's Antalya lures over 6mn foreign tourists in 2021
Ankara, Sep 16 (IANS) Turkey's Mediterranean province of Antalya has hosted more than six million foreign tourists so far this year, according to a local media report.
2021-09-16
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
Hyd police foil Sharmila's march for justice
Hyderabad, Sep 16 (IANS) Hyderabad police foiled a protest march by YSR Telangana Party (YSRTP) leader Y.S. Sharmila, who was staging a sit-in demanding justice to the family of six-year-old girl raped and murdered last week.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
IPL is a 'good lead-in' for T20 World Cup, says Maxwell
Sydney, Sep 16 (IANS) Australian Glenn Maxwell, who will represent Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021, has said that the lucrative T20 league will be good preparation for the T20 World Cup that immediately follows it.
2021-09-16
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Rapper Meek Mill's 'Expensive Pain' album to release on Oct 1
New York, Sep 16 (IANS) Meek Mill announced the launch of his upcoming album 'Expensive Pain' on Wednesday night.
2021-09-16
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz
Vishal Bhardwaj to direct spy-thriller 'Khufiya' for Netflix
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) Filmmaker Vishal Bhardwaj is all set to direct a spy-thriller titled 'Khufiya' for streaming giant Netflix.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Accused in Hyd rape-murder of 6-year-old commits suicide
Hyderabad, Sep 16 (IANS) A week after rape and murder of a six-year-old girl in Hyderabad, the only accused in the case allegedly committed suicide.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Pan-India raids to nab suspected terror module mastermind Humaid
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Pan-India raids are being carried out by anti-terror units of the states and Delhi Special Cell sleuths on Thursday to nab suspected mastermind of the terror module Humaid.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Terrorism
Over 50% of SL's population fully vaccinated against Covid
Colombo, Sep 16 (IANS) Sri Lankan authorities have completed vaccinating over 50 per cent of the country's total population against Covid-19, Cabinet Co-Spokesperson Dullas Alahapperuma said.
2021-09-16
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Health/Medicine,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Fire breaks out in Delhi factory
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) A fire broke out at a factory in Mayapuri Phase-2 area of the national capital on Thursday morning.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
AB is a freak, the only one who can take on Bumrah: Gambhir
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Former Indian cricketer Gautam Gambhir believes there is only one person who can take on someone like Jasprit Bumrah, and "it was AB de Villiers". The ex-Kolkata Knight Riders captain further said that Virat Kohlis Royal Challengers Bangalore has several good players who can dominate the opposition.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Lebanon to start talks with IMF, World Bank: Prez
Beirut, Sep 16 (IANS) Lebanese President Michel Aoun said his country will begin talks with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank soon.
2021-09-16
Category: International, Lebanon,Politics
OMCs hold petrol, diesel price revision even as global crude rates rise
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Auto fuel prices in the country have maintained stability amid volatility in global oil prices with crude on the boil again, rising sharply for the past few days.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
TN's 2nd mega Covid vax camp on Sep 19
Chennai, Sep 16 (IANS) After the success of the first mega vaccination camp against Covid -19 conducted on September 12, the Tamil Nadu Health Department will be holding the next one on September 19.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine
Turkey extends wall on border area
Ankara, Sep 16 (IANS) Turkey has extended the construction of a wall on the country's border with Iran amid a continued influx of refugees, Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu said.
2021-09-16
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
China questioned over disappearance of Tibetan scholar, monk
Dharamsala, Sep 16 (IANS) UN experts have questioned China about the cases of disappeared Tibetan Buddhist scholar Go Sherab Gyatso and arbitrarily detained monk Rinchen Tsultrim, both belonging to Amdo in eastern Tibet, the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) said on Thursday.
2021-09-16
Category: International, India,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Tim Cook, Elon Musk among Time's 100 most influential people of 2021
San Francisco, Sep 16 (IANS) Tech honchos like Apple CEO Tim Cook and Tesla CEO Elon Musk are among the list of the 100 Most Influential People of 2021 according to TIME's newly published rankings.
2021-09-16
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
After 31-years, Kashmiri Pandits see light at the end of tunnel
Srinagar/New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) September month in 1989 set the tone for the forced exodus of Kashmiri Pandits from the Valley, as it was on September 14, 1989, when first Kashmiri Pandit Tika Lal Taploo, was assassinated by militants at his residence at Habba Kadal in Srinagar.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Patriots beat Kings to lift maiden CPL title
Basseterre, Sep 16 (IANS) St Kitts and Nevis Patriots claimed their first-ever Caribbean Premier League (CPL) title as they defeated the Saint Lucia Kings by three wickets in a closely contested encounter at Warner Park here.
2021-09-16
Category: International, Saint Kitts And Nevis,Sports,Cricket
California has nation's highest poverty rate: US Census Bureau
San Francisco, Sep 16 (IANS) In a new report, the US Census Bureau said that the state of California has the highest poverty level in the country.
2021-09-16
Category: International, Costa Rica,Politics
IPL 2021: Happy with the way I bowled, says RCB spinner Chahal
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) "The old Yuzi is back," said a confident looking Royal Challengers Bangalore spinner, Yuzvendra Chahal after finishing nets in Dubai and added that he is really "pumped up" for the resumption of the second leg of the 2021 Indian Premier League (IPL) in UAE.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Taliban hands over seized cash, gold to Afghan central bank
Kabul, Sep 16 (IANS) The Taliban has handed over about $12.3 million cash and some gold to Da Afghanistan Bank (DAB), the country's central bank, a statement said on Thursday.
2021-09-16
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
New Zealand's Blundell ruled out of ODI series against Pakistan
Lahore, Sep 16 (IANS) New Zealand wicketkeeper-batsman Tom Blundell has been ruled out of the ODI series against Pakistan due to a left-quad strain.
2021-09-16
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
New Zealand lose Blundell ahead of series opener in Pakistan
Lahore, Sep 16 (IANS) New Zealand have suffered a setback ahead of Friday's ODI series opener in Pakistan with wicket-keeper batsman Tom Blundell ruled out of the series because of an injury suffered during the preceding T20I series against Bangladesh.
2021-09-16
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
Harish Rawat meets Sonia, asked to settle Punjab issue
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Punjab Congress in-charge Harish Rawat has met Sonia Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, and sources said he has been asked to settle the raging tussle within the party as MLAs have once again started raising voices and seeking the Legislative party meet.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Steven Spielberg's 'West Side Story' to release on Dec 10
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Acclaimed Hollywood filmmaker Steven Spielberg's film adaptation of the musical "West Side Story" is set to release in Indian theatres on December 10.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Top EU official calls for more Covid vaccination efforts
Strasbourg, Sep 16 (IANS) Vaccination efforts in the European Union (EU) and outside should continue so that "this does not turn into a pandemic of the unvaccinated", said European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen.
2021-09-16
Category: International, France,Politics
A guide to minimalism for a more meaningful life
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) It all starts with one simple question: How might your life be better with less?
2021-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society,Art/Culture/Books
UNCTAD projects fastest global economy growth in 50 years
Geneva, Sep 16 (IANS) The global economy is expected to bounce back this year with a growth of 5.3 per cent, the fastest in nearly five decades, the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) said.
2021-09-16
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Business/Economy,Politics
Afghans long for better life as Taliban manages to run country
Kabul, Sep 16 (IANS) While the security situation in Afghanistan has remained stable since the Taliban takeover in August, the country is now facing economic and humanitarian challenges, with its people longing for a better life and the new government calling for international assistance.
2021-09-16
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Google Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro specifications revealed ahead of launch
San Francisco, Sep 16 (IANS) Google is planning to launch its Pixel 6 as well as Pixel 6 Pro smartphones in October this year and now a new report has claimed that the device will offer a battery share (reverse wireless charging) and ultra-wideband support.
2021-09-16
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Yogi govt withdraws 868 stubble burning cases against farmers
Lucknow, Sep 16 (IANS) The Yogi Adityanath government has issued an order withdrawing 868 cases of stubble burning registered against farmers in Uttar Pradesh.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
UP: Stillborn baby exhumed for DNA test to identify rapist
Rampur (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 16 (IANS) The body of a stillborn child, delivered two days ago by a minor Dalit girl with speech impairment, has now been exhumed and sent for DNA sampling.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
UK PM reshuffles cabinet
London, Sep 16 (IANS) UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has reshuffled his cabinet with an aim to put in place "a strong and united team to build back better from the pandemic", according to Downing Street.
2021-09-16
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Hrithik reveals living in 'rented house' after fan spots a thing
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) Actor Hrithik Roshan made a surprising revelation while replying to a fan, who spotted a patch of damp wall in his latest picture on social media.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Concert on virtual icebergs to save Antarctica
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Musicians from across the globe will come together to play an XR concert 'Only One Antarctica' as part of the global initiative to protect Antarctica on Thursday.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Human Interest/Society,Politics
4K ProRes video recording is not available on 128GB iPhone 13 Pro models
San Francisco, Sep 16 (IANS) Apple announced that the new iPhone 13 Pro models support 4K ProRes video recording but it is limited to 256GB, 512GB and 1TB models. The 128GB handset variant can shoot ProRes at 30fps, but at a significantly reduced resolution of 1080p.
2021-09-16
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Champions League: Real Madrid make winning start against Inter
London, Sep 16 (IANS) Real Madrid, the most successful team in UEFA Champions League history, started their latest campaign with a morale-boosting 1-0 win against Italian side Inter Milan at the San Siro, Milan. Italy.
2021-09-16
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
One in 500 Americans have died of Covid: Report
Washington, Sep 16 (IANS) As the US' Covid-19 death toll exceeded 663,000 this week, it meant that roughly 1 in every 500 Americans succumbed to the disease since the onset of the pandemic early last year, a media report said.
2021-09-16
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Kim Kardashian defends her 2021 Met Gala look
Los Angeles, Sep 16 (IANS) Reality TV star Kim Kardashian has defended her 2021 Met Gala look, which was one of the most-discussed topic ever since.
2021-09-16
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
AIADMK, BJP wooing PMK to remain in NDA fold
Chennai, Sep 16 (IANS) The opposition AIADMK and the BJP are reaching out to the Pattali Makkal Katchi (PMK) to remain in the NDA fold after the latter announced to go solo in the rural local body polls.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
UP lawyer's accident turns out to be murder
Bareilly (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 16 (IANS) What was initially said to be an accident that led to the death of a 52-year-old lawyer, Sanjay Singh, has now turned out to be a case of murder.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
'The Activist' to be retooled from competitive series into documentary
Los Angeles, Sep 16 (IANS) After becoming a target of online criticism, series 'The Activist', which stars Indian actress Priyanka Chopra Jonas among many others is being reconfigured and will now become a one-time documentary special instead of a five-episode competition series.
2021-09-16
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz
GST Council meeting in Lucknow on Friday
Lucknow, Sep 16 (IANS) Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will preside over the 45th meeting of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council in Lucknow on Friday.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Business/Economy
Lord Shiva statue to be installed in UP Raj Bhavan
Lucknow, Sep 16 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh Raj Bhavan will soon have a 'grand' Lord Shiva statue installed in the premises.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
Yogi to launch 'Matra Bhumi Yojana', encourage public role
Lucknow, Sep 16 (IANS) Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has announced the launch of a unique 'Uttar Pradesh Matra Bhumi Yojana' which will make the common man a direct participant in the development work of the state.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Champions League: Messi, Neymar fail; Mbappe injured as PSG held to draw
Brugge (Belgium), Sep 16 (IANS) Lionel Messi's first UEFA Champions League match for Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) did not produce the desired result as the star-studded French club were held 1-1 by modest Belgium Champions Club Brugge in a Group A clash.
2021-09-16
Category: International, Belgium,Sports,Football
Xiaomi 11T, 11T Pro with 120W fast charging, Snapdragon 888 launched
Beijing, Sep 16 (IANS) Xiaomi has announced two new flagship devices to its T lineup - the Xiaomi 11T and Xiaomi 11T Pro for global markets.
2021-09-16
Category: International, China,Technology
UP administers 9 Cr vaccines, tops the list
Lucknow, Sep 16 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh has become the first Indian state to inoculate more than nine crore people with Covid vaccines.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
US, several EU states continue to oppose Nord Stream 2: Russian FM
Moscow, Sep 16 (IANS) Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said that despite the completion of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline, several European Union (EU) member states and the US continue to aggressively oppose the project.
2021-09-16
Category: International, Russian Federation,Politics
Satellite phone calls tracked to foreign locations, high alert in K'taka coastal belt
Bengaluru, Sep 16 (IANS) The central intelligence agencies have issued a red alert along the 225 kilometre-long coastal stretch of Karnataka after detecting suspected terror activities in the thick forests and hilly regions in the coastal districts, sources said.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security
Gabonese peacekeepers ordered out of CAR after sex abuse allegations
United Nations, Sep 16 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres ordered all Gabonese peacekeepers out of the Central African Republic (CAR) for failing to address sexual abuse allegations, a spokesman of the world body said.
2021-09-16
Category: International, United States,Politics
Whitney Houston's 'The Bodyguard' gets a remake at Warner Bros
Los Angeles, Sep 16 (IANS) Matthew Lopez, the Tony-nominated playwright of "The Inheritance," has been roped in to pen the remake of the late pop icon Whitney Houston film "The Bodyguard" at Warner Bros.
2021-09-16
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Ed Sheeran finds awards shows uncomfortable
Los Angeles, Sep 16 (IANS) Grammy winning-singer Ed Sheeran has said there is a lot of "side-eye" going on at major prize-giving ceremonies and that he can feel the "resentment and hatred" in the air.
2021-09-16
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz
Samsung Display begins mass-production of 90Hz OLED laptop panels
Seoul, Sep 16 (IANS) Samsung Display on Thursday said it has begun mass-production of laptop OLED screens boasting 90Hz refresh rate as the South Korean display maker eyes to beef up presence in the OLED panel market.
2021-09-16
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
Climate change threatens aquatic foods, says study
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Billions of people throughout the developing world could face heightened food and economic insecurity because of the threat climate change poses to aquatic food systems, a first-of-its-kind research reveals.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Chile to allow entry of fully vaccinated foreigners from Oct 1
Santiago, Sep 16 (IANS) Chile will allow foreigners who have been fully vaccinated against Covid-19 to enter the country starting from October 1, as it has witnessed a decline in the number of new cases, the government said.
2021-09-16
Category: International, Iraq,Politics
Shanghai to boost tourism with ticket-price discount
Shanghai, Sep 16 (IANS) Shanghai will offer tourists heavy discounts on ticket prices in 82 scenic spots amid the city's tourism festival set to open from Thursday to October 6 but with strict Covid-19 protocols, authorities said.
2021-09-16
Category: International, China,Politics
Afghanistan to have regular army soon: Taliban official
Kabul, Sep 16 (IANS) Afghanistan would soon have a regular army to defend the country, Taliban's army chief of staff Qari Fasihuddin has said.
2021-09-16
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Global Covid-19 caseload tops 226.3 mn
Washington, Sep 16 (IANS) The global coronavirus caseload has topped 226.3 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 4.65 million and vaccinations soared to over 5.77 billion, according to the Johns Hopkins University.
2021-09-16
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
N.Korea test-fires railway-borne missile with range of 800 km
Pyongyang, Sep 16 (IANS) North Korea has launched a railway-borne missile with a mission to strike the target area 800 km away, the state media reported on Thursday.
2021-09-16
Category: International, North Korea,Defence/Security
6.0-magnitude quake in China's Sichuan kills 2, injures 3
Chengdu, Sep 16 (IANS) As of Thursday early morning, two people were confirmed dead and three others injured after a 6.0-magnitude earthquake jolted Luxian County of Luzhou City, southwest China's Sichuan Province.
2021-09-16
Category: International, China,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Inspiration4: SpaceX's all-civilian mission launches to orbit
San Francisco, Sep 16 (IANS) Inspiration4, run by tech billionaire Elon Musk's SpaceX, has launched its first all-civilian mission to orbit on Thursday.
2021-09-16
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Inspiration4: SpaceX's all-civilian mission launches to orbit
San Francisco, Sep 16 (IANS) Inspiration4, run by tech billionaire Elon Musk's SpaceX, has launched its first all-civilian mission to orbit on Thursday.
2021-09-16
Category: International, Costa Rica,Science/Tech,Technology
US condemns N.Korea missile launches, calls for dialogue
Washington, Sep 16 (IANS) The US has condemned ballistic missile launches by the North Korea, calling on Pyongyang to engage in meaningful dialogue with Washington.
2021-09-16
Category: International, United States,Defence/Security,Politics
China, S.Korea vow to boost bilateral ties
Seoul, Sep 16 (IANS) South Korean President Moon Jae-in and visiting Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi have agreed to promote bilateral ties and strengthen cooperation.
2021-09-16
Category: International, South Korea,Diplomacy,Politics
Iran reports 19,731 new Covid-19 cases
Tehran, Sep 16 (IANS) The Iranian Health Ministry reported 19,731 new Covid-19 cases, taking the country's total infections to 5,360,387.
2021-09-16
Category: International, Turkey,Health/Medicine
UK records another 30,597 Covid-19 cases
London, Sep 16 (IANS) Another 30,597 people in Britain have tested positive for Covid-19, bringing the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to 7,312,683, according to official figures released on Wednesday.
2021-09-16
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
Centre upgrades security of Bengal BJP MP Arjun Singh
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Amid the reports of attack at the residence of BJP MP Arjun Singh near Kolkata, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has upgraded his security from Y plus category to Z category, a source in the security set up has said.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security
'Taking of animals for wild meat consumption impacts terrestrial species'
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) A first of its kind report covering 105 CMS species has found that taking of animals for wild meat consumption within national borders is having significant impacts, more than international trade, on most terrestrial species protected under the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS).
2021-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Noise pollution at number two in environment related offences: NCRB
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Of the 61,767 environment related offences registered in 2020, the noise pollution related offences (7,318) remained on the second spot at all India level and also for many states, the data from the latest report of the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) has shown.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Indian researchers develop transparent ceramics
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Reaching theoretical transparency through a technique called colloidal processing followed by simultaneous application of temperature and pressure, Indian researchers have - for the first time - developed transparent ceramics.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Gujarat: Swearing-in of new Cabinet at 1.30 pm on Thursday
Gandhinagar, Sep 16 (IANS) According to a tweet by the Gujarat CMO on Wednesday, the swearing-in ceremony of the new Gujarat Cabinet under Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel will be held at 1.30 pm on Thursday at the Raj Bhavan.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Oscar Fernandes' mortal remains brought to Bengaluru, Rahul to attend funeral
Bengaluru, Sep 16 (IANS) Congress leaders, headed by Karnataka unit President D.K. Shivakumar, received the mortal remains of veteran party leader and former Union Minister Oscar Fernandes at the Kempegowda International Airport (KIAL) here.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Offences against states down by 26% in 2020: NCRB data
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The offences against the states were down by 26.68 per cent in 2020 as 5,613 offences were reported in the year 2020 as against 7,656 cases in 2019, the National Crime Record Bureau (NCRB) said in its latest report on Wednesday.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
TN cases drive up number of environment-related offences in 2020
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) A whopping 61,767 offences related to environment were registered in 2020, up from 34,676 in 2019 and 35,196 in 2018, according to the latest report of the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB), which also showed that offences related to tobacco registered the largest number of cases for the year.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
CBI books private firm, others for Rs 1,528 cr bank fraud
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation on Wednesday carried out raids in Himachal Pradesh's Kangra and Paonta Sahib, after registered a case against a private company, its officials, and others for allegedly causing a loss to the tune of Rs 1,528 crore to 16 banks.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Cabinet apprised of MoU between NDMA and Italy on disaster management
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The Union Cabinet on Wednesday was apprised about a Memorandum of Understanding between India's National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) and the Department of Civil Protection of Italy on cooperation in the field of Disaster Risk Reduction and Management (DRR&M).
2021-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Politics
Death toll due to heavy rains in Odisha rises to 6
Bhubaneswar, Sep 16 (IANS) With two more deaths reported, the toll due to heavy rain in Odisha rose to six, officials said on Wednesday.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Orissa,National,Environment/Wildlife,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Delhiites can soon skip visiting banks for hypothecating vehicle loans
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Soon Delhiites will not have to visit banks for the hypothecate process for vehicle loans, according to a Delhi government statement issued on Wednesday.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Detain temple land encroachers under Goonda Act: Madras HC
Chennai, Sep 16 (IANS) The Madras High Court on Wednesday directed Tamil Nadu's Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowments (HR&CE) Department to issue a public notification calling upon the encroachers of temple properties across the state to voluntarily surrender the lands within a stipulated period of time.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion
Rs 14 lakh cr loans given under KCC so far: Agriculture Minister
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Around Rs 14 lakh crore has already been given to the farmers through Kisan Credit Cards (KCC) against the loan target of Rs 16 lakh crore set for the current year, Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar said on Wednesday.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
V-P, PM and LS Speaker jointly launch Sansad TV
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) The Vice President of India and Rajya Sabha Chairman M. Venkaiah Naidu, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla on Wednesday jointly launched the Sansad TV on the occasion of 'International Day of Democracy'.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Media,Politics
One principal object of IBC to revive debtor, liquidation last resort: SC
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Wednesday said that one of the principal objects of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC) is providing for revival of the corporate debtor, and liquidation should be the last resort.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights
Maoists killed 74, terrorists gunned down 28 in 2020: NCRB
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) As many as 74 murders were committed by the Maoists while 27 were killed by the terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir and one in Tamil Nadu in 2020, revealed the latest data of the National Crime Record Bureau (NCRB).
2021-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
BJP to induct influential leaders of other parties in poll-bound states
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) In the run up to next year's Assembly polls in five states, the BJP has planned to induct local influential leaders of other political parties to boost its campaign.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
All Bengaluru students with Covid-like symptoms to be tested
Bengaluru, Sep 15 (IANS) All students with Covid-like symptoms in Bengaluru will be tested for the disease, officials said on Wednesday.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Education,Health/Medicine
Bengal bypolls: BJP urges EC to deploy 90 companies of central forces
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) The BJP on Wednesday urged the Election Commission of India (ECI) to deploy a minimum of 90 companies of Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) for the bypolls to three Assembly constituencies in West Bengal scheduled on September 30.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Early diagnosis key to cure lymphoma: Doctors
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Proper and timely diagnosis of lymphoma is key and may also cure the disease for life, said doctors on Wednesday.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
NHRC seeks action taken report from Assam DGP on 'encounter killings'
Guwahati, Sep 15 (IANS) Acting on a lawyer's complaint, the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has sought Action Taken Reports (ATRs), within four weeks, from Assam's Director General of Police on alleged "fake encounters" by the state police since May this year.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Assam,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
Mizoram seeks info on fake IDs of 26 Myanmar nationals held in Guwahati
Aizawl/Guwahati, Sep 15 (IANS) The Mizoram Police have sought information on the fake Indian documents which were found with 26 Myanmar nationals, who were arrested in Guwahati on Sunday while going to Delhi, officials said on Wednesday.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Mizoram,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics,Defence/Security
Mother's boyfriend chief suspect in murder of TN Class 9 student
Chennai, Sep 15 (IANS) With body of a 14-year-old boy being recovered from a village pond in Tamil Nadu's Thiruvallur district, five days since he went missing, police suspect that he was murdered by his mother's boyfriend.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Rajini fans slaughter goat to celebrate poster release; draw criticism
Chennai, Sep 15 (IANS) The fans of Rajinikanth have once again proved that they could go to any extent to celebrate the release of the superstar's movie.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Need programmes to re-integrate women prisoners in society: CJI
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Chief Justice of India, N.V. Ramana on Wednesday emphasised the need to formulate programmes and services to re-integrate women prisoners into the society.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Florence Nightingale awards presented to nursing personnel
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) The milestone of vaccinating one crore-plus people in a single day in India was possible only because of the dedication and untiring efforts of the nursing personnel, President Ram Nath Kovind said on Wednesday.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Michael Holding announces retirement from cricket commentary; reports
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) West Indies great Michael Holding has announced his retirement as a cricket commentator, reported ESPNcricinfo. Holding has been one of the most influential and widely recognised voices in cricket.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Ambulance carrying liquor seized in Bihar, driver arrested
Patna, Sep 15 (IANS) An ambulance - donated by BJP MP Rajiv Pratap Rudy for a local body - was seized in Bihar's Saran district on Wednesday after it was found ferrying a large consignment of "country-made" liquor and its driver arrested, police said.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Odisha crime branch to probe DRDO espionage case
Bhubaneswar, Sep 15 (IANS) The Crime Branch of the Odisha police will investigate the sensitive DRDO espionage case, officials said on Wednesday.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Orissa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
J&K DGP holds security review meeting in Jammu
Jammu, Sep 15 (IANS) J&K Director General of Police, Dilbag Singh on Wednesday chaired a high-level meeting in Jammu to review the region's security scenario.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
China vows 'necessary response' after UK Parliament bans its Ambassador
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) The Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs has strongly denounced the UK Parliament's decision to ban China's Ambassador to the UK from attending its events, and has vowed that it will come up with "necessary responses", the Global Times reported.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Trinamool RS member Arpita Ghosh's resignation accepted
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Trinamool Congress Rajya Sabha member Arpita Ghosh's resignation from the upper house of the Parliament has been accepted, a statement said on Wednesday.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
NCP says Cong must rise to the occasion being the oldest Oppn party
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) After Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) supremo Sharad Pawar's jibe at the Congress over the functioning of the party, another NCP leader has now said that being the biggest and oldest opposition party in the country, the Congress must rise to the occasion and save the nation.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
'New coalition of intermediate powers needed for better global governance'
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Niti Aayog Vice Chairman Rajiv Kumar on Wednesday called for setting up a new coalition of intermediate powers for better global governance.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Karnataka concerned over Covid situation in Kodagu district
Kodagu (Karnataka), Sep 15 (IANS) The Karnataka Health Department is worried over the Covid situation in the hilly Kodagu, known for wildlife, and scenic beauty and often called the "Scotland of Karnataka" as there is regular movement of people from the district to Bengaluru.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
EU Commissioner condemns hacking by use of Pegasus spyware
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) The EU must swiftly legislate to further protect the rights of activists, journalists and politicians following the Pegasus spyware scandal, and the perpetrators of illegal tapping must be prosecuted, the blocs Justice Commissioner, Didier Reynders, has told the European Parliament, The Guardian reported.
2021-09-15
Category: International, India,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
'2017 final was a good time': Hasan says Pakistan will try to stun India again
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Pakistan pacer Hasan Ali on Wednesday said that his team will try and replicate the Champions Trophy 2017 final against India when the two sides meet in their respective ICC T20 World Cup openers on October 24 in Dubai.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Intention, knowledge vary widely, says SC on homicide, murder difference
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Wednesday held though it is often difficult to distinguish between culpable homicide and murder as both involve death, but there is a subtle distinction of intention and knowledge involved in both crimes.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Will Taro Kono become Japan's new Prime Minister?
New Delhi, Sep 15: Taro Kono?Japan's administrative reform minister, who managed the country's vaccination programme, looks to be headed for the top slot in both - the party as well as the country.
2021-09-15
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Kazakhstan ready to establish business ties with Afghanistan, funnel humanitarian aid
New Delhi, Sep 15: Kazakhstan is ready to develop business relations with the new government in Afghanistan. This was elucidated by President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev at a time when the world is still figuring out how to deal with the Taliban government.
2021-09-15
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Bhabanipur bypoll: EC sends notice to BJP candidate Priyanka Tibrewal
Kolkata, Sep 15 (IANS) The Election Commission has issued a show-cause notice to the BJP candidate for Bhabanipur bypolls, Priyanka Tibrewal, for alleged violation of Covid protocols by gathering a large number of supporters while filing her nomination paper.
2021-09-15
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
SC agrees to hear bail plea of wife of close aide of gangster Dubey
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Wednesday agreed to hear the bail plea of wife of a close aide of gangster Vikas Dubey, killed in police encounter last year in Uttar Pradesh.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Significant reduction in HIV patients' death after ART: Study
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) A considerable reduction in deaths and increasing survival has been observed for the patients living with HIV who seek care at the ART clinics across the country, as per a study by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) and National AIDS Control Organisation (NACO).
2021-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
With help from Korea, can India become a global semi-condutor hub?
New Delhi, Sep 15: South Korea based multinational company Seoul Semiconductor recently announced that it is keen to set up a research & development (R&D) facility in Haryana. Later the company is expected to start a manufacturing unit too.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Pawan Kalyan calls up family of Hyderabad rape, murder victim
Hyderabad, Sep 15 (IANS) Actor-politician Pawan Kalyan on Wednesday called up the family of a six-year-old girl who was raped and murdered here last week.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
First private train cargo arrives in Nepal from India
Kathmandu, Sep 15 (IANS) Two months after the revision of the Nepal-India Railway Service Agreement, a private sector cargo train arrived in Nepal from India on Wednesday for the first time.
2021-09-15
Category: International, Nepal,National,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Divestment Flight: Centre receives financial bids for Air India
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) The Centre on Wednesday received multiple financial bids for divestment of national carrier Air India.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Politics
Delhi govt moves Supreme Court over amendments to GNCTD Act
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) The Delhi government has moved the Supreme Court, challenging the Centre's amendments to the Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi (GNCTD) Act, contending that the new changes go against representative democracy.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Massive police search in Hyderabad for accused in rape, murder case
Hyderabad, Sep 15 (IANS) Hyderabad police on Wednesday intensified search operations in the city to apprehend the accused in the rape and murder of a six-year-old girl.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
IPL 2021: Delhi Capitals' Rabada, Nortje, Dwarshuis reach Dubai
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Delhi Capitals' Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje and Ben Dwarshuis have reached the team hotel in Dubai on Wednesday ahead of the resumption of the second leg of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
The crunch in your burger...
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANSlife) When it comes to burgers, its not just the patty that makes it all worthwhile... one can't forget the cheese or the crunchy lettuce either.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life,Lifestyle/Fashion
Taliban want aids to be handed over to them for distribution in Afghanistan
Kabul, Sep 15 (IANS) As the world organisations start pooling in with humanitarian aid to prevent the foreseen major humanitarian crisis looming over Afghanistan, the Taliban leadership has said that aid supplies landing in the country should be handed over to them as they would hold the responsibility to provide for the poor, needy and the deserving.
2021-09-15
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
Kerala sees 17,681 new Covid cases, TPR above 18%
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 15 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Wednesday said that another 17,681 people turned Covid positive after 97,070 samples were sent for testing in the past 24 hours, while the daily test positivity rate stood at 18.21 per cent.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
Centre dents Delhi's Jahan Jhuggi Wahin Makaan' scheme
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Making a dent in the Delhi government's 'Jahan Jhuggi Wahin Makaan' policy, the Central government has asked it to assign the under construction flats for DDA allotment instead, Delhi Urban Development Minister Satyendar Jain said on Wednesday.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Industry hails 'path breaking' telecom reforms
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) The telecom industry has lauded the Union Cabinet's approval for reform and relief measures for the sector.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
ISI took in two arrested terrorists through Gwadar port, trained them in Sindh
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) took two of the arrested alleged terrorists to Gwadar port, through sea routes, and then to Sindh to get them trained in making bombs, the Delhi Police's Special Cell found on Wednesday during the interrogation of the six terror suspects nabbed on Tuesday.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
IPL 2021: Kulwant replaces injured Siddharth in DC squad
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Delhi Capitals have suffered a blow ahead of the start of the second phase of IPL 2021 as their left-arm orthodox bowler Manimaran Siddharth has been ruled out of the tournament.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
CCTV footage of K'taka flyover accident emerges, car driver suspected of using drugs (Ld)
Bengaluru, Sep 15 (IANS) The Karnataka police investigating the flyover accident in which a speeding car killed two persons, suspect that the car driver may have consumed drugs.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Delhi to start getting 300 e-buses from Jan 2022: DTC (Ld)
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Delhi will start receiving its first fleet of 300 e-buses from January 2022 since the tender for the same has matured, a Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) official said on Wednesday.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Taliban remind US of its promise to de-list its leaders from terror lists
Kabul, Sep 15 (IANS) The Taliban-led interim government in Afghanistan has reminded the US and the western world of the promises that the US made for de-listing its top leadership from global sanctions and terror lists, along with ensuing legitimacy to its government, calling on Washington to fulfil its promise and refrain from what it called undue criticism of the government setup in Afghanistan.
2021-09-15
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
Water conservation committees to be formed in rural areas of Gurugram
Gurugram, Sep 15 (IANS) To prevent water wastage, water conservation committees will be formed in the rural areas of all the four blocks (Farrukhnagar, Pataudi, Sohna and Gurugram) of Gurugram district. In these, 30 percent women's participation will be ensured.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Haryana,National,Politics
Porn scam: Supplementary charge sheet against Raj Kundra filed
Mumbai, Sep 15 (IANS) The Mumbai Police's Crime Branch on Wednesday filed a voluminous supplementary charge sheet in the pornography content case against businessman Raj Kundra, the husband of Bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights,Bollywood
Really miss those guys, says Sangakkara on Stokes, Archer, Buttler pull-outs
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) England cricketers Ben Stokes, Jofra Archer and Jos Buttler will be missing in action for the Rajasthan Royals in the second phase of IPL 2021. The franchise has already named replacements but how the new signings would turn out, in UAE conditions, will be interesting to see.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Covaxin may get WHO approval by month-end, says NITI Aayog
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) India's indigenously-developed Covid vaccine Covaxin may soon receive Emergency Use Listing by the World Health Organisation, eventually enabling its recipients to travel abroad without mandatory quarantine, NITI Aayog's Member, Health, V.K. Paul said on Wednesday.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Data breach in networks of Indonesian ministries and agencies (IANS Special)
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) A China-based cyber-espionage threat actor has apparently breached the internal networks of at least 10 Indonesian government ministries and agencies, including the computers of Indonesias primary intelligence service, the Badan Intelijen Negara (BIN).
2021-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Calcutta HC orders interim stay on transfer of contract teachers
Kolkata, Sep 15 (IANS) In a partial sigh of relief the Calcutta High Court gave an interim stay on the transfer of the contract teachers of Sishu Siksha Kendra (SSK) on Wednesday. The order given by Justice Sugat Bhattacharya said that the plaintiff teachers cannot be transferred till November 30.
2021-09-15
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Education,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Taliban reject reports of rifts in leadership
Kabul, Sep 15 (IANS) The Taliban leadership has rejected reports of having serious rifts and arguments within their leadership, leading to a heated confrontation between Mullah Baradar and another senior Taliban figure.
2021-09-15
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
Overseas exposure of India MFs rised amid pandemic
Mumbai, Sep 15 (IANS) Indian mutual fund companies are increasingly going global with their share of foreign assets and liabilities seeing substantial jump in last one year.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Taliban army chief says those who defend democracy will be suppressed
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) The Chief of Army Staff of the Taliban, Fasihudin, has said that those who defend democracy in Afghanistan and oppose the Taliban will be suppressed.
2021-09-15
Category: International, India,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
AAP releases list of 100 candidates for UP polls
Lucknow, Sep 15 (IANS) The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Wednesday released its first list of 100 candidates for the upcoming UP Assembly elections.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Kovind to address special session of Himachal Pradesh Assembly
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind will address the special session of Himachal Pradesh Assembly being organised on the occasion of golden jubilee of the hill state's statehood on Friday, an official statement sai.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Hanuma Vihari parts ways with Andhra, returns to Hyderabad
Hyderabad, Sep 15 (IANS) India's Test cricketer Hanuma Vihari has decided to part ways with Andhra Cricket Association and returned to Hyderabad where he made his debut back in 2010. He will now represent Hyderabad Cricket Association in the upcoming 2021/22 season of domestic cricket.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Sports,Cricket
DIZO unveils two new smartwatches starting at Rs 2,999 (Ld)
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) In a bid to empower users, DIZO, a brand under smartphone company realme, on Wednesday launched two new smartwatches -- DIZO Watch 2 and DIZO Watch Pro -- for Rs 2,999 and Rs 4,999, respectively.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Pak rupee under pressure since Taliban takeover of Afghanistan
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) The Pakistani rupee has hit a new all-time low as some analysts see the regime change in Afghanistan weighing on the rupee as well, apart from domestic factors, The News reported.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Three more terror suspects arrested by UP ATS
Lucknow, Sep 15 (IANS) In a major crackdown, the UP Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) on Wednesday arrested three more terror suspects after a tip-off from the central agencies.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
High alert in Punjab with arrest of four of ISI-backed module
Chandigarh, Sep 15 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has ordered high alert in the state following the arrest of four more members of an ISI-backed terrorist module involved in a bid to blow up an oil tanker with an IED tiffin bomb last month, making it the fourth case of a Pakistani terror module being busted in the state in the past 40 days.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics,Terrorism
Rajnath Singh invites US defence companies to invest in India
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday invited US defence companies to invest in India, asserting that there is a lot of scope for the American and Indian defence industries in co-production and co-development.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Coldplay, BTS' maiden collaboration 'My Universe' to release on Sep 24
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Here's some big news for the fans of British rock band Coldplay and South Korean boy band BTS.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz
Golfer Lakhmehar takes lead as fancied names struggle in first round of 9th leg of WPGT
Noida, Sep 15 (IANS) On a day when none of the golfers broke par, Lakhmehar Pardesi led by two shots at the end of the first round of the ninth leg of the Hero Womens Pro Golf Tour here on Wednesday.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,Sports,Golf
NASA lab studies human sleepiness, use of automated systems in cars
Washington, Sep 15 (IANS) With vehicles today being only partially automated, the requirement for the human driver to stay alert, monitor the road, and take over at a moment's notice leaves drivers more susceptible to sleepiness -- especially when they're sleep deprived, according to a NASA study.
2021-09-15
Category: International, United States,Technology
Parts of Delhi to face water shortage till Sep 17: DJB
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Water supply will remain affected in parts of the national capital till September 17, the Delhi Jal Board (DJB) said on Wednesday.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
IANS Review: 'Nightbooks': An insipid fantasy-horror tale (IANS Rating: **1/2)
Film: Nightbooks (Streaming on Netflix); Duration: 116 minutes. Director: David Yarovesky. Cast: Winslow Fegley, Lidya Jewett, Krysten Ritter, Mathieu Bourassa and Jess Brown. IANS Rating: **1/2
2021-09-15
Category: India, New Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
156 new Covid cases, 131 recoveries in J&K
Srinagar, Sep 15 (IANS) New Covid cases outnumbered recoveries in J&K on Wednesday with 156 new cases, 131 recoveries and one death reported during the last 24 hours.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
US to re-assess its relations with Pakistan
Islamabad, Sep 15 (IANS) The hasty withdrawal of the US and NATO forces from Afghanistan has sparked a debate in the US Congress, with US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken going through a tough session answering some serious questions raised by the Congressmen.
2021-09-15
Category: International, Pakistan,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Boxing Nationals: Haryana's Sumit, Delhi's Neeraj among others make winning start
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Olympian Sumit Sangwan and Neeraj Swami were among the other boxers to register victories on the opening day of the 5th men's national boxing championships at the Inspire Institute of Sports in Bellary, Karnataka on Wednesday.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Delhi HC notice to EC on PIL against parties offering cash in polls
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Wednesday queried the Election Commission, why hasn't it taken action against political parties, which violated guidelines on corrupt practices and offered cash transfers to voters in their manifestos.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
SpaceX's all-civilian ready for launch on Thursday
San Francisco, Sep 15 (IANS) SpaceX, run by tech billionaire Elon Musk-run, is all set to launch into orbit its first all-civilian mission 'Inspiration4' on Thursday morning.
2021-09-15
Category: International, Costa Rica,Science/Tech,Technology
Kashmiris killing Kashmiris evokes resentment against Pak, militants
Srinagar, Sep 15 (IANS) Militants killing newly-recruited J&K Police Sub-Inspector Arshid Ahmad Mir at Khanyar in Srinagar's old city has triggered outrage in Kashmir. The officer was fired upon by a militant from behind in broad daylight, when he was returning to the police station after dropping a detainee for the Covid test in a nearby hospital.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics,Terrorism
CAIT launches campaign against arbitrariness of big foreign e-tailers
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Calling for a decisive fight against the 'gross violation' of laws and rules of the country right under the nose of the government by the big foreign e-commerce companies, the Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) on Wednesday launched a month-long national campaign, 'E-Commerce Per Halla Bol', in which local trade bodies under the banner of CAIT will hold 'dharnas' in more than 500 cities across the country.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Adam Gilchrist backs Cummins to succeed Paine as Oz Test captain
Perth, Sep 15 (IANS) Former wicketkeeper-batsman Adam Gilchrist has backed Pat Cummins to become Australia's next Test captain. He feels that Cummins is the front-runner to take over the captaincy from Tim Paine whenever the 36-year-old batsman decides to step down from the role.
2021-09-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Politely asked Kerala Police SI to salute, says Suresh Gopi
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 15 (IANS) Superstar and Rajya Sabha member Suresh Gopi on Wednesday said he politely asked a Sub Inspector of the Kerala Police to salute him as he is a MP lawmaker.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Kerala,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema,Politics
Video of man in MP cleaning gutka stains goes viral
Dindori, Sep 15 (IANS) The video of a person allegedly penalised by a District Collector for spitting gutka within a hospital premises has gone viral on social media in tribal-dominated Dindori district of Madhya Pradesh.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
No leadership structural changes on the anvil: Tata Sons Chairman
Mumbai, Sep 15 (IANS) Tata Sons Ltd's Chairman Natarajan Chandrasekaran on Wednesday clarified that "no leadership structural changes are on the anvil, as speculated in certain sections of media".
2021-09-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Bat-related coronaviruses more frequent than thought: Study
Singapore, Sep 15 (IANS) An average of about 400,000 people are infected with severe acute respiratory syndrome-related coronavirus (SARSr-CoVs) annually in South and Southeast Asia, according to a new study.
2021-09-15
Category: International, Singapore,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech,Environment/Wildlife
Former diplomat Venu Rajamony to be Kerala representative in Delhi
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 15 (IANS) Former IFS officer Venu Rajamony on Wednesday was appointed as Kerala's representative in Delhi to liaise with the various Union ministries.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Artist Raju Baraiya's new show contemplates on social gathering, Covid
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANSlife) Baroda-based Indian artist Raju Baraiya, who has been the artist-in-residence at Glenfiddich International Residency Program In Scotland in 2019, will open a month-long exhibition of his art works inspired by the pandemic and the rural life.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life,Art/Culture/Books
To decide Naga political issue, Nagaland heading for all-party govt
Kohima, Sep 15 (IANS) With the ruling and opposition parties making hectic efforts for the past few months to form an all-party government in Nagaland, all the political parties will meet on Saturday to finalise the formation of the Nagaland United Government (NUG), sources said on Wednesday.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Nagaland,National,Politics
Kashmiri Pandits return after Harmukh-Gangabal Yatra
Srinagar, Sep 15 (IANS) A 25-member group of Kashmiri Pandits from different parts of the country concluded the two-day long trek and puja at the Harmukh-Gangabal holy site in Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Human Interest/Society,Religion
Fitbit starts rolling out snore, noise detection feature
San Francisco, Sep 15 (IANS) Google-owned Fitbit has confirmed that the Sense and Versa 3 would get the "Snore and Noise Detect" feature.
2021-09-15
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Health/Medicine
'Bigg Boss OTT': Neha says she would've dated Pratik if they had met when she wasn't married
Mumbai, Sep 15 (IANS) Everyone following 'Bigg Boss OTT' is witnessing the growing closeness between Neha Bhasin and Pratik Sahejpal. And that has caught a lot of attention from the audience in the past few days with their gestures, physical closeness, and emotions.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
New Apple iPad in India starts at Rs 30,900
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Expanding its iPad lineup, tech giant Apple has unveiled two new iPads -- iPad and iPad mini -- that come with advance features and in India, they start at Rs 30,900.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
CBI court refuses to cancel Andhra CM's bail in quid pro quo case
Hyderabad, Sep 15 (IANS) A CBI court on Wednesday dismissed the petitions of rebel YSRCP MP K. Raghu Ramakrishna Raju for cancellation of bail given to Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy and MP V. Vijaya Sai Reddy in the quid pro quo case.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Apple iPhone XR, iPhone 12 Pro discontinued: Report
San Francisco, Sep 15 (IANS) With the launch of the new iPhone series, tech giant Apple has discontinued the iPhone XR and the iPhone 12 Pro.
2021-09-15
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Rape accused lands in Delhi Police net
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Delhi Police said on Wednesday that they have arrested a man who was wanted in a rape case besides being declared a proclaimed offender nearly two years back.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Casting director Karan Mally to play lead in web series 'Lock'd IN'
Mumbai, Sep 15 (IANS) Casting director Karan Mally is all set to play the lead role in an upcoming web series titled 'Lock'd IN'.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Noida farmers protest at UP power discom office
Noida, Sep 15 (IANS) Nearly 200 farmers from Gautam Budh Nagar district under the banner of the Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) staged a protest at the Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Limited (UPPCL) office here on Wednesday.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Child tests positive for scrub typhus in Delhi hospital
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Even as the second Covid wave has started showing a declining trend, children in the national capital face the threat of other types of viral fever, including what is commonly being called "mysterious fever" but identified as scrub typhus.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Adani Transmission to strengthen power transmission system in MP with capex of Rs 1.2K cr
Ahmedabad, Sep 15 (IANS) Adani Transmission Ltd (ATL), Indias largest private sector power transmission company and part of the diversified Adani Group, has received the Letter of Intent (LoI) for the acquisition of MP Power Transmission Package-II Limited, incorporated by REC Power Development and Consultancy Ltd.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Gujarat,Business/Economy
Another NEET aspirant commits suicide in TN
Chennai, Sep 15 (IANS) A National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) aspirant, Soundharya. T was found dead at her house in Katpadi in Vellore district of Tamil Nadu on Wednesday. She had written the NEET on Sunday and told her friends that she had not performed well in the exam.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Education,Politics
No recce in Mumbai, weapons or explosives not found: Maha ATS chief (Ld)
Mumbai, Sep 15 (IANS) The chief of Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS), Vineet Agrawal, said categorically on Wednesday that no recce has been done in Mumbai, nor any weapons or explosives were found in the wake of the busting of a terror module by the Special Cell of Delhi Police on Tuesday.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Terrorism
New species of Jurassic era hybodont shark discovered in Jaisalmer
Jaipur, Sep 15 (IANS) In a rare discovery, the teeth of a new species of hybodont shark of the Jurassic era have been reported found for the first time in Jaisalmer by a team comprising of Krishna Kumar, Pragya Pandey, Triparna Ghosh and Debasish Bhattacharya from the Geological Survey of India (GSI), Western Region, Jaipur.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Human Interest/Society,Environment/Wildlife
Tatas among multiple bidders for Air India
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Tata Sons has submitted a financial bid for Air India, among other bidders.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Covid vaccination: Telangana crosses 2 cr doses mark
Hyderabad, Sep 15 (IANS) Telangana has reached a new milestone in Covid-19 vaccinations as it crossed the 2 crore doses mark, officials said on Wednesday.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Bayern preparing for crunch time in Champions League knockout stage
Berlin, Sep 15 (IANS) "It's too early to talk about favourites," former Bayern Munich chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge said after the Bavarians demonstrated power by crushing a wavering Barcelona 3-0 in their group opener of the Champions League.
2021-09-15
Category: International, Germany,Sports,Football
Reforms to change framework of Indian telecom sector: Minister
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) As the Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved several reforms and relief measures for the telecom sector, Union Minister for Communications, Ashwini Vaishnaw said that these measures will change the entire framework of the Indian telecom sector.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Politics
No moral right to speak on farm crisis, Punjab CM to Harsimrat
Chandigarh, Sep 15 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Wednesday said no Akali Dal leader, especially former Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal, had the moral right to speak on the crisis triggered by the farm laws, which they could easily have averted when they were part of the Central government and party to each of its "anti-people decisions".
2021-09-15
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
IT department 'surveys' actor Sonu Sood's Mumbai premises
Mumbai, Sep 15 (IANS) The Income Tax Department is 'surveying' the Mumbai offices and home in the suburbs belonging to Bollywood actor Sonu Sood here on Wednesday, official sources said.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
'KKK 11' host Rohit Shetty, finalists waltz onto sets of 'Dance Deewane' for 'Mahasangam' episode
Mumbai, Sep 15 (IANS) The finalists of 'Khatron Ke Khiladi 11' and host Rohit Shetty will be on the sets of 'Dance Deewane' for the upcoming 'Mahasangam' episode of 'Dance Deewane'.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
MediaTek to hire people for its India offices to scale up R&D
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Global semiconductor company MediaTek on Wednesday announced significant hiring plans for its India offices in FY 2022 as part of the Research and Development (R&D) facility expansion.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Religious places, schools from class 6 onwards to open in Jharkhand
Ranchi, Sep 15 (IANS) The Jharkhand government has decided that religious places for devotees and schools from class 6 onwards will be opened in the state.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Bihar,National,Health/Medicine
Jasleen Royal: Hope to inspire girls to sing their heart out
Mumbai, Sep 15 (IANS) Singer Jasleen Royal is getting appreciated for her vocals on the recent track 'Ranjha'. While this is not the first song which has brought her fame, she wants to continue reaching heights to inspire more girls.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
IPL 2021: De Villiers hits ton in RCB's first practice match
Dubai, Sep 15 (IANS) : Three-time IPL runners-up Royal Challengers Bangalore had their first practice match in The Sevens Stadium in Dubai to acclimatise to playing a full game in the hot and sultry conditions in UAE. The intra-squad practice match turned into an edge-of-the-seat thriller with fantastic performances from both teams, RCB-A and RCB-B, led by Harshal Patel and Devdutt Padikkal respectively.
2021-09-15
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Google says it offers $10.25 billion in consumer benefits in S. Korea annually
Seoul, Sep 15 (IANS) Google on Wednesday said it offers around 12 trillion won (US$10.25 billion) in economic benefits for South Korean consumers annually through its services, highlighting its presence in the country amid growing scrutiny from local regulators and politicians over allegations of unfair business practices.
2021-09-15
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
Badshah to appear on 'Zee Comedy Show' as special guest
Mumbai, Sep 15 (IANS) Rapper Badshah will share some interesting anecdotes and spicy comments as he appears as a special guest this weekend on 'Zee Comedy Show'.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
SC seeks Centre's reply on plea against Odisha Admin Tribunal abolition
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Wednesday sought the Centre's response on a plea against the abolition of the Odisha Administrative Tribunal (OAT).
2021-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Dilip Kumar's Twitter account to shut down, fans disappointed
Mumbai, Sep 15 (IANS) Late legendary actor Dilip Kumar's official Twitter account is all set to be closed. The announcement was made on his account on Wednesday.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Tamannaah comes to grips with 'Telangana dialect' for 'Seetimaarr'
Mumbai, Sep 15 (IANS) Actress Tamannaah Bhatia, whose latest release is the sports action film 'Seetimaarr', says she has dubbed in the "Telangana dialect" for the first time in her career. The 'dialect', also known as Hyderabadi Telugu, is influenced by Deccani Urdu, Marathi and also Kannada.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
BJP-Congress face-off intensifies for bypolls in MP
Bhopal, Sep 15 (IANS) Even before the announcement of the dates for the by-elections scheduled to be held in three Assembly and one Lok Sabha constituency in Madhya Pradesh, the political fight between the BJP and the Congress has already intensified.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
Unhygienic conditions can be cause of death of children: Haryana govt
Chandigarh, Sep 15 (IANS) Unhygienic conditions could be the cause of death of seven children, and not the suspected fever, in Palwal district in Haryana, a state Health Department's survey said on Wednesday.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Punjab,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Every point in multi-format series is important: Smriti Mandhana
Mackay (Australia), Sep 15 (IANS) India women's team cricketer Smriti Mandhana said on Wednesday that the multi-format series was the way to go as it provided players with the opportunity to play in all formats of the game and also made every match extremely competitive.
2021-09-15
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Centre ushers in PLI for auto sector, focus on EVs
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) The Centre on Wednesday approved a PLI scheme for the auto sector, especially focusing on environment-friendly automobiles such as electric vehicles (EVs).
2021-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
16 students of two schools in TN's Tiruppur turn Covid positive
Chennai, Sep 15 (IANS) While the state government is mulling to reopen schools for junior classes, 16 senior students of two schools in Tiruppur have tested Covid-19 positive.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine
Cabinet okay PLI scheme for auto, auto components
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved Production Linked Initiative sceheme for auto and auto components industries.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Politics
BJP-RSS fake Hindus, doing 'Dalali' of religion: Rahul Gandhi
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Senior Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday launched scathing attack on the BJP and said that the party is using religion for their gains and they do not care about Hinduism as it is only using the religion to further its interest.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
'Very unhappy': SC on Centre's 'cherry-picking' in tribunal appointments
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Wednesday criticised the government for "cherry-picking" from its recommendations for tribunals across the country, asking what is the sanctity of recommendations by the panel headed by sitting top court judges if the government has the last say on the matter.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Delhi terror module bust: No recce in Mumbai, says Maha ATS chief
Mumbai, Sep 15 (IANS) The chief of Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS), Vineet Agrawal, said categorically on Wednesday that no recce has been done in Mumbai, nor any weapons or explosives have been found in the wake of the busting of a terror module by the Special Cell of Delhi Police on Tuesday.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Terrorism
Man kils mother, keeps body buried in bedroom for two years
Kolkata, Sep 15 (IANS) Police arrested a 38-year-old man who allegedly killed his mother over her habit of going on short trips and buried her below the floor of his room for two years. The incident that happened at Hatudewan Pirtala Canal Crossing in East Burdwan district came to light when his estranged wife revealed the entire matter to the police on Tuesday.
2021-09-15
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Apple iPhone 13 Pro series promises leap in filmmaking tech
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Apple's newly-launched iPhone 13 Pro and iPhone 13 Pro Max push the boundaries of what is possible in a smartphone. This time, the Pro's camera system gets its biggest advancement ever with new ultra-wide, wide, and telephoto cameras that aims to capture stunning photos and video, powered by the unmatched performance of A15 Bionic.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology
Vijay Deverakonda's 'Liger' shoot resumes
Mumbai, Sep 15 (IANS) Actor Vijay Deverakonda updated his fans on Wednesday about his much-awaited Hindi debut film 'Liger'.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
IPL 2021: Top catches from the first half of the tournament
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) In the first half of IPL 2021, there were batting performances which wowed the audience while many bowlers came out on top with great spells. But there were some stunning catches taken which earned the fielders many accolades. We take a look at instances of extraordinary catches from the first half of IPL 2021:
2021-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Nidhi Bhanushali, Ronit Roy approached for 'Bigg Boss 15'
Mumbai, Sep 15 (IANS) 'Bigg Boss 15', to be hosted by Salman Khan, is around the corner with news floating about possible inmates who will enter the house. Nidhi Bhanushali and Ronit Roy have been approached for the show.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Conflicting views in BJP over LJP, Chirag Paswan
Patna, Sep 15 (IANS) The Bhartiya Janata Party is not sure as to which faction of the Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) it needs to support as conflicting signals are emanating from various sections from its Bihar unit.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Centre gives PLI boost to drone manufacturing
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) The Centre on Wednesday approved a Production-Linked Incentive (PLI) scheme for drones and drone components manufacturing.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Work from home spikes sick scapula syndrome among young adults
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) With people continuing to work remotely due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, doctors are seeing rising cases of new or worsening back, neck, and shoulder pain among young adults.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Jayasurya's 100th film 'Sunny' to be released digitally
Kochi, Sep 15 (IANS) Malayalam actor Jayasurya will cross a new milestone with his 100th film 'Sunny'. The actor announced on Wednesday that the film will release digitally on Amazon Prime Video.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Kerala,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
TV show 'Qurbaan Hua' to go off air this week
Mumbai, Sep 15 (IANS) Television soap 'Qurbaan Hua' is going off air after airing its last episode on September 17.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Delhi govt to get extra revenue of Rs 3,500 cr under new excise policy
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Post the implementation of the new excise policy, Delhi government will earn an extra revenue of Rs 3,500 crore in a year, Delhi Deputy Chief Minister announced on Wednesday.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Politics
Anuradha Paudwal 'exposes' Udit Narayan's antics on 'The Kapil Sharma Show'
Mumbai, Sep 15 (IANS) Renowned singers Anuradha Paudwal, Kumar Sanu and Udit Narayan will be the guests for the evening this Sunday on 'The Kapil Sharma Show'. Known for their melodious voices and some unforgettable chartbusters, Paudwal, Sanu and Narayan will be seen engaging in some fun banter with Kapil.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Trailer of Suriya's Tamil production 'RaRa' released
Chennai, Sep 15 (IANS) Actor-producer Suriya's next Tamil production 'Raame Aandalum Raavane Aandualum' also called 'RaRa' is all set to release on Amazon Prime Video. The film's trailer was released on Wednesday.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Telangana HC declines to transfer rebel YSRCP MP's pleas in Jagan case
Hyderabad, Sep 15 (IANS) The Telangana High Court on Wednesday declined to transfer rebel YSRCP MP K Raghu Ramakrishna Raju's petitions for cancellation of bail given to Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y. S. Jagan Mohan Reddy and MP V. Vijaya Sai Reddy in the quid pro quo case to any other court from the current CBI court.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Pak army helicopter rescues 3 stranded mountaineers from Rakaposhi
Islamabad, Sep 15 (IANS) A Pakistan Army helicopter has rescued three stranded mountaineers, including a Pakistani, from the Rakaposhi Mountain on Wednesday morning.
2021-09-15
Category: International, Pakistan,Defence/Security,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Telco Breather: 4-year moratorium on dues, change in AGR definition
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the much-anticipated relief and reform measures for the stressed telecom sector.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
IPL 2021 set to welcome fans back to stadiums, limited seating available
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) The second leg of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 will witness the return of fans inside the stadiums in UAE, confirmed the IPL in a statement on Wednesday.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Comedian Norm MacDonald dead at 61 from cancer, Hollywood celebs pay tribute
Los Angeles, Sep 15 (IANS) Comedian Norm MacDonald passed away at the age of 61, nine years after being diagnosed with cancer, according to his family and representatives.
2021-09-15
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Fourth Covid wave weakens in Pakistan
Islamabad, Sep 15 (IANS) Pakistan has been recording a slow decline in its daily Covid-19 numbers over the last two days, with 2,714 fresh cases reported on Wednesday morning, the National Command and Operation Centre's statistics showed.
2021-09-15
Category: International, Pakistan,Health/Medicine,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
SpiceJet to launch 38 flights from Sep 15
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Budget airline SpiceJet will launch 38 new domestic and international non-stop flights from September 15, 2021 in a phased manner.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Chirag gives clarification on rape charges against party MP
Patna, Sep 15 (IANS) After a rape case was registered against Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) MP Prince Raj in Delhi's Connaught Place police station, LJP leader and MP Chirag Paswan said that whoever is guilty in this case should be punished.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Intriguing posters of Leander-Mahesh web series 'Break Point' released
Mumbai, Sep 15 (IANS) The posters of web series 'Break Point' have been released by its host OTT platform. The series which talks about the famous partnership of tennis champs Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi is directed by Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari and Nitesh Tewari.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Sports
Akhilesh asks party cadre to list officials who have been 'partial'
Lucknow, Sep 15 (IANS) The Samajwadi Party on Wednesday asked all its party leaders and workers to draw up a list of bureaucrats and police officials 'who have worked against law in the BJP regime' and have not shown suitable behaviour towards the public.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Ashes will be one of my last cracks: Pattinson
Sydney, Sep 15 (IANS) Australian pace bowler James Pattinson, whose career was hit by the Covid-19 pandemic just as he had seemed to have recovered from spinal injury, has termed the forthcoming Ashes as a make-or-break series for him.
2021-09-15
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
SA's Quinton de Kock breaks into top-10 of T20I rankings for batsmen
Dubai, Sep 15 (IANS) South Africa wicketkeeper-batsman Quinton de Kock's showing in the recently-concluded T20I series against Sri Lanka saw him gain four places to the eighth spot in the latest Men's T20I Rankings for batsmen, said the International Cricket Council (ICC) on Wednesday.
2021-09-15
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Japan's top Covid-19 adviser concerned about easing restrictions
Tokyo, Sep 15 (IANS) Japan's top Covid-19 adviser Shigeru Omi on Wednesday warned against hurriedly relaxing the anti-epidemic measures, saying that restrictions should be eased only after the state of emergency is lifted.
2021-09-15
Category: International, Japan,Health/Medicine
Anuk Arudpragasam's 'A Passage North' shortlisted for Booker Prize 2021
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Sri Lankan author Anuk Arudpragasam's novel "A Passage North" (Penguin India) that transports the reader from Colombo to the war-torn Northern Province and lays bare the imprints of an islands past and the unattainable distances between who we are and what we seek, has moved to the shortlist for The Booker Prize 2021.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Art/Culture/Books
Big B turns 'delivery man' for 'KBC 13' contestant
Mumbai, Sep 15 (IANS) Host Amitabh Bachchan introduced contestant Akash Waghmare on 'Kaun Banega Crorepati 13', saying "I believe no challenge in life is that big that it can dwarf our hopes and no hope is so small that life's challenges began to appear bigger. A real-life example of this is Akash Waghmare."
2021-09-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Outlook terminates services of Group Editor-in-Chief Ruben Banerjee
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) The Outlook Group has terminated the services of Group Editor-in-Chief Ruben Banerjee with immediate effect for having vitiated the atmosphere and working in an erratic manner.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Media
Gadkari to review progress of Delhi-Mumbai Expressway
Gurugram, Sep 15 (IANS) Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari will review the progress of the Delhi-Mumbai Expressway project on September 16 in Sohna block of Gurugram district. The foundation stone for the project was laid in March 2019.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Haryana,National,Business/Economy
For 1st time, Apple puts India at par with other countries in launching new iPhones
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Apple is betting high on the Indian market as the tech giant has launched its most anticipated iPhone 13 series simultaneously in India for the first time along with the global launch.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Not 100%, Goa has completed 102% coverage of 1st vaccine jab: Sawant
Panaji, Sep 15 (IANS) Cornered by the opposition who have questioned the Goa government's claim of completing 100 per cent coverage of the first Covid vaccine dose, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Wednesday said Goa has in fact completed 102 per cent coverage of the first jab.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Goa,National,Health/Medicine
Saliva test for Covid outperforms commercial swab tests: Study
New York, Sep 15 (IANS) Saliva test to detect Covid-19 performs better than the nasal and oral swab tests authorised by the US Food and Drug administration (FDA), according to a study.
2021-09-15
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech,Health/Medicine
Chris Gayle has to open the batting: Gautam Gambhir
Mumbai, Sep 15 (IANS) Former India cricketer Gautam Gambhir believes West Indies batsman Chris Gayle has to open for his IPL team Punjab Kings during the second leg of IPL 2021. He also said it makes no sense to have the big-hitting Jamaican batting at three.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
91 Board positions lying vacant in 11 PSU banks: AIBEA
Chennai, Sep 15 (IANS) A whopping 52 per cent of Board positions in 11 nationalised banks remain vacant for a long time, said a top leader of All India Bank Employees' Association (AIBEA).
2021-09-15
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy
4 militants still active in Srinagar city: IGP Kashmir
Srinagar, Sep 15 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Police said on Wednesday that four militants are still active in Srinagar city and the police are trying to arrest them or eliminate them.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Terrorism
One held in ex-J&K MLC's murder case
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) A man was arrested from Jammu in connection with the alleged murder of former Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Council member Trilochan Singh Wazir, the police said here on Wednesday.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Centre ushers in PLI for green autos; focuses on EVs
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Centre on Wednesday approved a PLI scheme for the promotion of renewable and environment friendly automobiles such as EVs, sources said.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Huawei working on wild Mate smartphone with tri-fold display
Beijing, Sep 15 (IANS) Chinese tech giant Huawei is reportedly working on a wild Mate foldable smartphone with a tri-fold display.
2021-09-15
Category: International, China,Technology
T'gana BJP attacks KTR over 'misinformed' tweet in minor girl's rape and murder case
Hyderabad, Sep 15 (IANS) Even as the police are yet to nab the perpetrator of the rape and murder of a 6-year-old girl, Telangana minister K. Taraka Rama Rao's tweets on the issue have landed him in controversy inviting criticism from the BJP.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Likely govt support measures, PLI schemes buoy equities (Ld)
Mumbai, Sep 15 (IANS) Hopes of government support measures for some beleaguered sectors along with provisions for PLI schemes for others buoyed India's key stock indices during mid-afternoon trade session on Wednesday.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Credit to RCB for allowing Maxwell to play the way he wants to: Parthiv
Mumbai, Sep 15 (IANS) Former India wicketkeeper-batsman Parthiv Patel said credit needs to be given to the management of Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) for allowing Australia's Glenn Maxwell to play the way he wants to. He added that Maxwell is more likely to flourish when allowed to play freely.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Woman, paramour get life term for killing mother-in-law
Muzaffarnagar (UP), Sep 15 (IANS) A woman and her paramour have been awarded life term by a local court for murdering her mother-in-law.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Jamshedpur FC to aim for top-four finish in ISL this season: New signing Stewart
Jamshedpur, Sep 15 (IANS) Jamshedpur FC's new signing, Greg Stewart is eyeing nothing less than a top-four finish in the upcoming season of the Indian Super League (ISL). Last season, the club finished sixth on the points table, four points off four-placed FC Goa, and the Scot believes the club under Owen Coyle is determined to improve on that performance in a big way by reaching the semifinals in 2021/22, admitting at the same time that there would be pressure on them on account of expectations.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Bihar,Sports,Football
Kerala announces Caravan Tourism policy
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 15 (IANS) With the cash spinning tourism industry in Kerala badly affected by the Covid pandemic, Kerala Tourism is reinventing itself through new products and one such product - Caravan Tourism was launched here on Wednesday by State Tourism Minister P.A. Mohammed Riyas.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Absconding ex-militant held after 12 yrs in J&K's Kishtwar
Jammu, Sep 15 (IANS) An absconding former militant was arrested after 12 years on Wednesday in Jammu and Kashmir's Kishtwar district.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
RaGa's Kashmiri Pandit solidarity may be an assertion for electoral gain (Opinion)
Thirty-one years after the exodus of Kashmiri Pandits from Kashmir, the Nehru-Gandhi family has for the first time unambiguously spoken up for the community. In a Facebook post on Tuesday, Rahul Gandhi wrote in Hindi saying that the nation cannot forget the pain that the families had undergone.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Bihar,National,Opinion/Commentary,Politics
UP: Minor raped by cousin delivers stillborn baby
Rampur (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 15 (IANS) A minor girl, who was allegedly raped by her cousin several times, delivered a stillborn baby at her home here, said police on Wednesday.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Telcos to get relief in AGR payment
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved a telecom relief package with relaxation in terms of adjusted gross revenue (AGR) payment, sources said.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Delhi CM bans firecrackers on Diwali to fight pollution
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) In a move to fight pollution, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday announced a complete ban on the storage, sale and usage of firecrackers for the third year in a row.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Delhi to get 300 e-buses in January 2022: DTC official
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Delhi will receive its first fleet of 300 e-buses in January 2022 since the tender for it has matured, said Ravinder Singh Minhas, Deputy Chief General Manager (Traffic and Public Relations), Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC).
2021-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Farmer saves son from leopard attack in Dudhwa Reserve
Lakhimpur Kheri (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 15 (IANS) A farmer saved his seven-year-old son from a leopard which was dragging away the boy to the forest area.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
ISRO working on fleet of heavy lift rockets
Chennai, Sep 15 (IANS) The Indian space agency is working on a fleet of medium to heavy lift rockets with a carrying capacity ranging from 4.9 ton to 16.3 ton, said a senior official.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Science/Tech
Reconfigure agricultural producer support: UN report
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Calling for repurposing damaging incentives to the agriculture sector that is price distorting and environmentally and socially harmful, a new United Nations (UN) report has said reconfiguring agricultural producer support rather than eliminating it will help fight climate change better.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
Players becoming white-ball specialists going to happen more and more: Taylor
Sydney, Sep 15 (IANS) Former Australia captain Mark Taylor has said young cricketers opting to play white-ball cricket will happen more and more in near future. He added that the governing bodies must make Test cricket more financially attractive to ensure players remain focused on the longest format of the game.
2021-09-15
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Thailand reports 13,798 new Covid-19 cases, 144 more deaths
Bangkok, Sep 15 (IANS) Thailand on Wednesday recorded 13,798 new Covid-19 cases and 144 more deaths, according to the Center for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA).
2021-09-15
Category: International, Thailand,Health/Medicine
Modi to virtually address 21st SCO summit in Dushanbe on Sep 17
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be addressing the plenary session of 21st meeting of Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO)Council of Heads of State on September 17, 2021 at Dushanbe in Tajikisatan via video link.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Politics
realme's sub-brand DIZO unveils two new smartwatches
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) DIZO, a brand under smartphone company realme, on Wednesday unveiled two new smartwatches -- DIZO Watch 2 and DIZO Watch Pro -- for Rs 2,999 and Rs 4,999, respectively.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Xiaomi announces 100+ new exclusive retail stores in India
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Xiaomi on Wednesday announced the inauguration of its 100 plus retail stores across tier 5 and tier 6 markets with an aim to expand its footprint in India.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Now, Rakesh Tikait calls Owaisi 'chacha jaan'
Lucknow, Sep 15 (IANS) After 'abba jaan', it is now 'chacha jaan' in Uttar Pardesh and this time farmer leader Rakesh Tikait has a name for AIMIM president Asaduddin Owaisi.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
J&J's two-dose Ebola vax regimen safe: Study
London, Sep 15 (IANS) The two-dose vaccine against Ebola virus developed by US drug maker Johnson and Johnson is safe, well tolerated and produces a strong immune response in people over the age of one, according to two new papers published in The Lancet Infectious Diseases.
2021-09-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Science/Tech,Health/Medicine
We focus on our preparation and we take one match at a time: Samson
Dubai, Sep 15 (IANS) Rajasthan Royals captain Sanju Samson said the team needs to focus on its preparation and take one match at a time. In a video shared by the franchise on their social media handles, Samson was seen giving a motivational talk to all team members in the huddle before commencing their practice session.
2021-09-15
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Baradar fled to Kandahar after brawl with Khalil Haqqani at Presidential Palace
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) A major row broke out between leaders of the Taliban over the make-up of the group's new government in Afghanistan last week, BBC reported.
2021-09-15
Category: International, India,International
Thoroughly enjoying the New York experience post US Open triumph: Raducanu
New York, Sep 15 (IANS) US Open women's champion, Emma Raducanu of Great Britain, said on Wednesday that last 72 hours after winning the title at Flushing Meadows had been extremely hectic, but despite the busy schedule post the triumph, she had been thoroughly enjoying the New York experience.
2021-09-15
Category: International, United States,Sports,Tennis
Taliban claim millions in cash, gold bars seized from Saleh's house handed over to central bank
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) The Taliban have confirmed confiscating more than $6.5 million and 18 gold bricks from the house of former Vice-President Amrullah Saleh and handed them over to the Da Afghanistan Bank (DAB), Pajhwok News reported.
2021-09-15
Category: International, India,International
Leslie Grace reveals how she found out she was 'Batgirl'
Los Angeles, Sep 15 (IANS) Actress Leslie Grace has revealed how she found out that she'd been cast as Barbara Gordon in 'Batgirl', the upcoming superhero film.
2021-09-15
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Top US general had opposed a full withdrawal from Afghanistan
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) The former commander of US troops in Afghanistan told senators on Tuesday that he opposed a full withdrawal from the country and advised Pentagon leadership of his position, the top Republican on the Senate Armed Services Committee told reporters after a closed-door briefing with the general.
2021-09-15
Category: International, India,International
Naveen Polishetty joins hands with director Kalyan Shankar for his next film
Hyderabad, Sep 15 (IANS) Actor Naveen Polishetty, who was last seen tickling funny bones with 'Jathi Ratnalu', has signed his next film. The new Telugu venture will be directed by debutant director Kalyan Shankar.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Yogi sends new doctors' team to Firozabad to check Dengue outbreak
Lucknow, Sep 15 (IANS) UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has directed officials to send another team of 10 doctors from the Health Department and 5 experts from the Medical Education Department to Firozabad to check outbreak of dengue and other viral diseases.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
A homestay curtesy IHCL
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANSlife) India's first branded homestay portfolio, ama Stays & Trails, has crossed the milestone of 50 bungalows, with seven new signings across India. This includes picturesque locations such as Alibaug, Jodhpur, Kolkata, Lonavala, Mahabaleshwar and Panchgani.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Adopt a simple and affordable lifestyle to prevent heart attacks
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANSlife) Many young and middle-aged people today are dying of sudden heart attacks. Studies show that cardiovascular diseases (CVD) strike Indians a decade earlier compared to their Western counterparts.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
You don't have to get scared; it's just a phase: Sameera Reddy
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANSlife) A healthy diet is a key to an active lifestyle, believes Sameera Reddy who communicates the benefits of key vitamins such as Vitamin K2 and Arginine and nutrients known to support longer and stronger bones.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Anand Mahindra tweets Ajay Devgn's 'Phool Aur Kaante' stunt for ad
Mumbai, Sep 15 (IANS) Bollywood star Ajay Devgn recreated his iconic 'Phool Aur Kaante' split stunt for an ad but used trucks instead of bikes on which he originally performed the stunt.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Modi to interact with Goans on 100% 1st Covid dose coverage
Panaji, Sep 15 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on September 18 will interact via video conference with a cross section of the people from Goa, including health workers, cabinet ministers, bureaucrats and members of the public.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Stalin offers homage to Annadurai on his birth anniversary
Chennai, Sep 15 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister, M.K. Stalin including his cabinet as well as DMK legislators on Wednesday paid floral tribute to former Chief Minister C.N. Annadurai on his 112th birth anniversary.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Tar balls on beaches, Goa to write to Centre on marine pollution
Panaji, Sep 15 (IANS) The Goa government will write to the union ministries including the Home Affairs, Environment and Shipping, urging them to act against those responsible for spilling oil in the high seas, which has resulted in oily tar balls being washed ashore along the western coast of India, including Goa.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Goa,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Sepsis will kill more people than cancer, heart attacks by 2050: Experts
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Sepsis, a potentially life-threatening complication of an infection, is likely to kill more people by 2050 than cancer and heart attacks due to irrational use of antibiotics, said doctors and health experts here.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,Science/Tech,Health/Medicine
UP's Amangarh Reserve to be renamed as New Corbett Park
Lucknow, Sep 15 (IANS) The Amangarh Tiger Reserve in Uttar Pradesh's Bijnor will now be developed into a full-fledged tiger reserve, equipped with all infrastructure. It will also be renamed as New Corbett (Amangarh) Tiger Reserve to promote ecotourism.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
Shastri, Kohli great promoters of Test cricket in recent times: Taylor
Sydney, Sep 15 (IANS) Former Australia captain Mark Taylor has said that India captain Virat Kohli and head coach Ravi Shastri have been great supporters and promoters of Test cricket in recent times. He also said that Kohli has been excellent in his desire to play Test cricket.
2021-09-15
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
BJP-SP make snide remarks about each other's poll symbols
Lucknow, Sep 15 (IANS) The political slugfest between the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Samajwadi Party (SP) in Uttar Pradesh is recording new lows.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Opening match against SRH to set tone for table-toppers Delhi Capitals: Kaif
Dubai, Sep 15 (IANS) Delhi Capitals' assistant coach Mohammad Kaif said on Wednesday that the first IPL match of the Delhi franchise against Sunrisers Hyderabad on September 22 will set the tone for the rest of the tournament in Dubai.
2021-09-15
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Police get 14-day remand of 6 suspects accused of planning terror attacks
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) A Delhi Court has sent six suspects, accused of planning terrorist attacks in Maharashtra, Delhi, and Uttar Pradesh during the forthcoming festival season, to a fourteen-day police custody, an official said here on Wednesday.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Terrorism
Ethiopia reports 1,664 new Covid-19 cases
Addis Ababa, Sep 15 (IANS) Ethiopia registered 1,664 new Covid-19 cases in the past 24 hours, taking the nationwide tally to 325,379 as of Tuesday evening, the country's Ministry of Health said.
2021-09-15
Category: International, Ethiopia,Health/Medicine
'Haathi Mere Saathi' actress Shriya Pilgaonkar seeks harmony with nature
Mumbai, Sep 15 (IANS) Actress Shriya Pilgaonkar says her film 'Haathi Mere Saathi' has an important and incredibly relevant story to tell. It explores the delicate relationship shared between humans and the wild.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Macao's Grand Prix Museum reopens
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANSlife) Macao Grand Prix Museum is officially open to visitors and residents after a massive renovation. Macao Government Tourism Office (MGTO) commenced the expansion construction project of the Macao Grand Prix Museum in 2017. The goal was to offer local and visiting museum-goers an innovative, fun-filled, educational and interactive journey into the world of the Macau Grand Prix's motorsport culture. Upon completion of expansion construction this March, the museum had partly come into trial operation to refine and optimize the museum based on the feedback from different organizations and residents.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Features,IANS Life
Age the Japanese way
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANSlife) Japanese women never seem to age, with their beauty rituals and anti-ageing skincare products, it seems as if they have discovered the secret to youthful-looking skin. In Japan, if you walk down the streets of Tokyo, Kyoto, Osaka or Nagoya, beauty and wellness is very popular.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,IANS Life
Your guide to a luxurious and sustainable wedding
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANSlife) In all the wedding excitement, it's easy to overlook the impact a wedding has on the environment. While everyone is making their big fat Indian wedding dreams come true, they are also adding their carbon footprint and undue energy consumption. Modern couples are now looking for ways to have a wedding with a sustainably conscious mindset. It's become about incorporating less waste, locally sourced and seasonal food, natural materials over the use of plastic. Mindful wedding planning and decor includes the use of recycled paper and goods along with eco-friendly venue needs. Check out this quick guide to achieve a sustainably conscious wedding without compromising on luxury:
2021-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Features,IANS Life
Indian players weren't wearing masks at book launch, says Dilip Doshi
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) The Indian cricket team attending the book launch of head coach Ravi Shastri before the fourth Test at The Oval in London is still the talking point in India and in England. The English media to this day blames Shastri for the series of events that culminated in the cancellation of the fifth Test.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Tata Lockheed Martin delivers 150th C-130J Super Hercules empennage
Hyderabad, Sep 15 (IANS) Tata Lockheed Martin Aerostructures Limited (TLMAL) on Wednesday announced delivery of 150th C-130J Super Hercules empennage from its manufacturing facility located in Hyderabad.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Business/Economy,Defence/Security
Chrissy Teigen has fat removed from her face
Los Angeles, Sep 15 (IANS) Model Chrissy Teigen, who is married to musician John Legend, revealed on social media that she had fat removed from her face and the procedure has helped to give her a more defined jawline.
2021-09-15
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz
Rajveer Singh aspires to share the screen with Ranbir Kapoor some day
Mumbai, Sep 15 (IANS) Television actor Rajveer Singh who is seen as 'Neel' in the show 'Qurbaan Hua' has been inspired in terms of acting and personality by Bollywood star Ranbir Kapoor.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Nipah sample tests negative, K'taka heaves a sigh of relief
Dakshina Kannada (Karnataka), Sep 15 (IANS) Karnataka health department authorities breathed a sigh of relief as the suspected sample of Nipah virus sent to the National Institute of Virology (NIV) tested negative.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Crime against women down by over 21% in cities: NCRB report
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) The crime against women in cities has declined by 21.1 per cent in the year 2020 in comparison to 2019, the National Crime Record Bureau (NCRB) said in its latest report.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
90 Mumbai Police stations to get Nirbhaya Squads
Mumbai, Sep 15 (IANS) Around 90 police stations in the city will soon get a trained 'Nirbhaya Squad' and a 'women's safety cell' as a plan to beef up policing after the heinous rape, brutalisation and murder of a 32-year-old woman in Sakinaka on September 10, police said.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Small plane crashes in Indonesia
Jakarta, Sep 15 (IANS) A small plane with three people on board went down in Indonesias eastern province of Papua on Wednesday, and rescuers are heading to the scene, Spokesman for the National Search and Rescue Office Yusuf Latief told the Xinhua news agency.
2021-09-15
Category: International, Indonesia,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Hamilton courts controversy by supporting 'Black creatives' in Met Gala
New York, Sep 15 (IANS) A day after Red Bull Racing driver Max Verstappen and Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton were involved in a dangerous collision at the Monza circuit during the Formula 1 race on Sunday, the latter flew to New York and courted controversy at the Met Gala -- an annual fundraising event for the benefit of the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute in New York City -- for his tweet, which many said was racist.
2021-09-15
Category: International, United States,Sports,Cinema/Showbiz,Motorsports
Tollywood drugs case: Mumaith Khan appears before ED
Hyderabad, Sep 15 (IANS) Actor Mumaith Khan on Wednesday appeared before the Enforcement Directorate (ED) for questioning in connection with a money laundering probe linked to drug case which had rocked Tollywood in 2017.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Religion,Immigration/Law/Rights,Southern Cinema
Kerala magicians to protest, seek relaxation in Covid guidelines
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 15 (IANS) Internationally acclaimed Kerala magician 65-year-old Samraj will lead a protest outside the State Secretariat here on Thursday to demand relaxation in Covid guidelines as they have been having a hand to mouth existence ever since the pandemic struck in March last year.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
TikTok adds warnings to search results for 'distressing content'
San Francisco, Sep 15 (IANS) Short video platform TikTok, that continues to be banned in India, is adding new warnings to its in-app search that will alert users when results may include "distressing content".
2021-09-15
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
World cup-bound SA banking on players' IPL experience
Johannesburg, Sep 15 (IANS) South Africa are looking upto their players in the Indian Premier League (IPL) to provide guidance to the squad during the T20 World Cup campaign, head coach Mark Boucher has said.
2021-09-15
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
Tej Pratap duped of Rs 71K by company staff, complaint lodged
Patna, Sep 15 (IANS) After political setbacks within his party, Tej Pratap Yadav, the elder son of Lalu Prasad became a victim of cheating after an employee of his newly launched incense stick company took away Rs 71,650 on Tuesday.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
'Dum Maro Dum' inspired tune features in iPhone 13 launch video
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Apple CEO Tim Cook announced four new models in the iPhone 13 lineup at the company's much-anticipated "California streaming" product launch event and what caught the attention of Bollywood fans was the "Dum Maro Dum" tune played at the very start of the promotion video during the event.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Very unhappy: SC on Centre's cherry-picking tribunals' appointments
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Wednesday questioned the sanctity of recommendations by panel headed by sitting top court judges for various tribunals, as the government has the last say on the matter.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Adidas launches first flagship store in India - The Home of Possibilities
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Leading sportswear giant - adidas unveiled its first flagship store in India. Located in the heart of the national capital - Connaught Place, 'The Home of Possibilities' store is a blend of multiple digital touch points, sustainability zone and embodies the future of retail experience for consumers.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
After quitting Cong, Anil Kumar gets rousing welcome from CPI(M) in Kerala
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 15 (IANS) A day after top Congress leader K.P. Anil Kumar quit the Congress, he was given a rousing welcome on Wednesday by the CPI(M) leaders at the Kozhikode railway station and at the CPI-M Kozhikode district committee office also.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Can Taliban handle a new generation of Afghans who have breathed the air of freedom?
New Delhi, Sep 15: Afghanistan, especially its social hue, in the last two decades has dramatically changed, something that the Taliban or even Pakistans Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) that played a key role in government formation in the country after the US troops withdrawal, may not have accounted for.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,National
Indian Navy holds exercises in the Red Sea, not far from the Suez Canal
New Delhi, Sep 15: On September 10, the Indian navy carried out a maritime partnership exercise with the Sudanese navy in the Red Sea. Despite building a strong energy partnership in the 2000s, it was the first time that Indian and Sudanese navies conducted such an exercise. From the Indian side, INS Tabar participated in the exercise along with the Sudanese ships Almazz and Nimar.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,National
Sputnik's single-dose vax gets DCGI nod for Phase-III trials in India
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) The Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) has granted permission for the conducting of the Phase III bridging trials of Sputnik Light on the Indian population. The Sputnik Light is a single-dose Covid-19 vaccine of the Russian vaccine Sputnik.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Six students from Rajasthan top JEE man exams
Jaipur, Sep 15 (IANS) Rajasthan has produced six toppers who ranked all India first in the coveted JEE Main exams after taking coaching from Kota.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Education
OYO increases its ESOP pool by 41%
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Hospitality major OYO has expanded its Employee Stock Option Plan (ESOP) pool by 41 per cent with the addition of another 20 crore shares.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Afghan female football team evade Taliban threat
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Female footballers from Afghanistan along with their families crossed the Torkham border to reach Pakistan on Tuesday night after the government issued emergency humanitarian visas to evacuate them from their country following the Taliban takeover, Dawn reported.
2021-09-15
Category: International, India,International
Brendan Taylor's retirement adds to Zimbabwe's woes
Edinburgh, Sep 15 (IANS) While Zimbabwe will aim to put a disappointing tour of Ireland behind them, Scotland will view the three-match T20I series beginning later on Wednesday as a great opportunity to scale up preparations ahead of the ICC Men's T20 World Cup in UAE and Oman in October-November.
2021-09-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Afghan envoy to Italy blasts Taliban
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) The Afghan embassy in Italy does not recognise the so-called Taliban Emirate caretaker cabinet, Ambassador Khaled A. Zekriya announced.
2021-09-15
Category: International, India,International
Has Kashmir cop's killing on September 12 triggered a mass upsurge against militancy?
New Delhi, Sep 16: In sharp contrast to a sustained silence over scores of civilian killings by militants in the last 31 years, Kupwaras Vilgam zone has collectively condemned the 27-year-old Police Sub Inspector (SI) Meer Arshads assassination. While returning from a hospital, where he had delivered a detainee for the Covid test, the unarmed officer in uniform was attacked from behind by an unidentified terrorist in point blank range. Pumped into his skull, two pistol shots left him dead on the spot at Khanyar in Srinagar on Sunday, 12 September.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,National
Amazon miniTv to release Pratik Gandhi's short film 'Shimmy'
Mumbai, Sep 15 (IANS) Actor Pratik Gandhi's short film 'Shimmy' will be released on Amazon miniTv. This comes as the first film from a multi-film deal between Amazon miniTv and Guneet Monga's Sikhya Entertainment.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Trailer out for 'Nene Naa' starring Regina Cassandra
Hyderabad, Sep 15 (IANS) The trailer of actress Regina Cassandra's 'Nene Naa' was revealed on Tuesday. The actress will be seen in a double role in the film.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
RJ Anmol opens up on game show 'Kya Bolti Public?'
Mumbai, Sep 15 (IANS) 'Yeh public hai, yeh sab jaanti hai, public hai'. This popular 1974 song couldn't have said it better, for it is public opinion, especially in the social media-driven world, that determines what is in vogue and what is not.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
'Conflict of interest a trigger for Cyrus Mistry's sacking as Tata Sons Chairman' (Book Review)
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) A conflict of interest with his familys thriving construction business, coupled with a perception that his leadership "would result in the dismantling of the Tata group and reverting it to a collection of standalone companies" -- thus overturning its very ethos of giving back to the people -- led to the sacking of Cyrus Mistry as its Chairman in 2016 after just four years on the job, says a new book on the 150-year-old conglomerate.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Art/Culture/Books
Is physical distance enough to prevent infectious aerosols indoors?
New York, Sep 15 (IANS) Six feet physical distance required to avoid the Covid-19 virus an infected person may shed when breathing or speaking may not help indoors, say researchers.
2021-09-15
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Ishaan Khattar starts shooting for 1971 war movie 'Pippa'
Mumbai, Sep 15 (IANS) Actor Ishaan Khattar has commenced shooting for the first schedule of his upcoming war film 'Pippa' in Amritsar on Wednesday. The makers have also revealed the first look of the film.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
TN CM to take a call on reopening of schools for junior classes
Chennai, Sep 15 (IANS) Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, M.K. Stalin will take a final decision on the reopening of schools for children from 1 to 8 classes after taking expert opinion from the doctors and medical experts.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine
Tewari seeks clarification from govt on US asking India for use of airbase
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Congress MP Manish Tewari on Wednesday sought clarification from the government after reports surfaced that the United States has approached India to allow use of airbases situated at North West frontiers.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Politics
O.P. Jindal Global University signs MOU with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) O.P. Jindal Global University has announced a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), Regional Delegation in New Delhi to build awareness and develop new academic programmes in Humanitarian Action and International Humanitarian Law (IHL).
2021-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
Staying in the present helped us overcome early losses: Hockey defender Udita
Bengaluru, Sep 15 (IANS) Staying in the present moment was the biggest reason why India could bounce back after facing three losses in the opening matches at the Tokyo Olympic Games, said young women's hockey team defender Udita on Wednesday.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Hockey
New face of terrorism in Kashmir: Choosing local boys to kill soft targets
Srinagar, Sep 15 (IANS) Despite a huge crowd turning out to attend the funeral of Arshid Ahmad Mir, the police sub-inspector killed by terrorists on September 12, there has been no public condemnation of the killers.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
11 days after pirate attack, no info still of kidnapped Indian sailor
Chennai, Sep 15 (IANS) It is more than 10 days since an Indian sailor, Pankaj Kumar, believed to be kidnapped by sea pirates from the ship MV Tampen anchored in West African nation Gabon and there has been no information about his whereabouts, said a family member.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Bharat series registration of vehicles starts in Odisha
Bhubaneswar, Sep 15 (IANS) From Wednesday, any government or private employee can apply for Bharat (BH) series of centralised registration numbers in Odisha, officials said.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Orissa,Business/Economy
At 27,176 new cases, India's daily tally below 30K in last 4 days
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) India witnessed a marginal spike in new Covid cases on Wednesday after a few days of continued decline in daily cases. In the last 24 hours, India registered 27,176 cases, pushing the total Covid-19 cases so far in the country to 3,33,16,755.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
3 kids die of viral fever in Bihar
Patna, Sep 15 (IANS) The viral fever is turning out to be deadly in Bihar with three infants dying in Nalanda Medical College and Hospital (NMCH) over the last 24 hours.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Bihar,National,Health/Medicine
Telangana govt forms panel to help Hyderabad Metro
Hyderabad, Sep 15 (IANS) The government of Telangana constituted a committee to recommend measures to help L&T Hyderabad Metro in view of the heavy losses due to less traffic on account of the Covid-19 pandemic.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
BJP's Uttarakhand in-charges to review poll preps
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) BJP election in-charges for Uttarakhand will be on a two-day visit to the hill state from Thursday to review the party's poll preparedness.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Despite recent losses, Aussie team very good for T20 World Cup: Maxwell
Sydney, Sep 15 (IANS) Australian cricketer Glenn Maxwell has said that despite his team's lacklustre T20 International showing in a couple of recent series, the side is "very good" and looking forward to the ICC T20 World Cup in the UAE and Oman in October-November this year.
2021-09-15
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Ajay Kapoor, Subhash Kale announce 'Garud' based on Afghan rescue crisis
Mumbai, Sep 15 (IANS) Producers Ajay Kapoor and Subhash Kale announced their upcoming film titled 'Garud' inspired by the true events of the recent Afghan rescue crisis. It will hit the screens on August 15 next year.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Kamal Haasan's MNM to field 1,521 candidates in TN local body elections
Chennai, Sep 15 (IANS) Kamal Haasan's Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM) will field 1,521 candidates in the ensuing rural local body polls to the nine districts of Tamil Nadu. The polls are scheduled to be on October 6 and October 9.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Christopher Nolan's new WWII film picked up by Universal
Los Angeles, Sep 15 (IANS) Hollywood filmmaker Christopher Nolan's new WWII movie about J. Robert Oppenheimer and the atomic bomb has been picked up by Universal, which marks the end of his tenure at Warner Bros after working with the studio exclusively for 19 years.
2021-09-15
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Cong asks ticket seekers in UP to deposit Rs 11K in party account
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) The Congress party in Uttar Pradesh has asked the ticket seekers to deposit Rs 11,000 through pay order or DD or RTGS in the party account.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Jodie Comer: Working as Ryan Reynolds' partner was terrifying
Mumbai, Sep 15 (IANS) Actress Jodie Comer was thrilled by the opportunity to work with Shawn Levy and Ryan Reynolds. She said that Reynolds is one of the funniest people on earth and that working as his partner was "terrifying".
2021-09-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Pooja Batra Shah meets 'legend' Al Pacino
Los Angeles, Sep 15 (IANS) Actress Pooja Batra shared a set of pictures posing with Hollywood legend Al Pacino in Los Angeles.
2021-09-15
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Hollywood
Twitter reopens account verification process
San Francisco, Sep 15 (IANS) Micro-blogging site Twitter has restarted its account verification process, the company announced.
2021-09-15
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Pele leaves intensive care post-surgery
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 15 (IANS) Brazilian football legend Pele has been moved out of intensive care, 10 days after undergoing surgery to remove a tumour from his colon, the hospital treating him said on Wednesday (IST).
2021-09-15
Category: International, Brazil,Sports,Football
K'taka Assembly session: BJP to face oppn heat over temple demolition, inflation
Bengaluru, Sep 15 (IANS) The opposition parties, Congress and JD(S) in Karnataka are all set to launch a high-voltage attack on the ruling BJP on Wednesday, both in the Assembly as well as the House of the Council.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Nifty hits new high, Sensex up 260 points
Mumbai, Sep 15 (IANS) The key Indian equity indices traded on a positive note on Wednesday morning with the Nifty50 on the National Stock Exchange scaling a new high. It touched a fresh record high of 17,458.80 points.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Patriots to clash with Kings in CPL 2021 final
Basseterre (St Kitts & Nevis), Sep 15 (IANS) St Kitts and Nevis Patriots defeated Guyana Amazon Warriors by seven wickets to enter the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) final where they will meet Saint Lucia Kings who beat defending champions Trinbago Knight Riders by 21 runs in the other semi-final.
2021-09-15
Category: International, Saint Kitts And Nevis,Sports,Cricket
Will Vijayan's hegemony continue as CPI-M begins party meetings?
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 15 (IANS) Ahead of the upcoming State party conference, the one thing which is being looked upon is, will the total dominance of Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan in the party continue unabated, as has been the state of affairs in the party for a while now in Kerala?
2021-09-15
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Carlos Alcaraz qualifies for Next Gen ATP Finals for first time
New York, Sep 15 (IANS) Spanish teenager Carlos Alcaraz is among the first four players to qualify for the Next Gen ATP Finals in Milan after his historic run to the US Open quarterfinals last week. Alcaraz has qualified for the innovative 21-and-under tournament, to be played from November 9-13, along with Jannik Sinner of Italy, Felix Auger-Aliassime of Canada and Sebastian Korda of the US.
2021-09-15
Category: International, United States,Sports,Tennis
Severe impact of cyclone in Bihar
Patna, Sep 15 (IANS) The impact of cyclone arising in Bay of Bengal near the Odisha coast has severely impacted several districts of Bihar, including Patna, over the last 24 hours.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Bihar,National,Environment/Wildlife
Singapore reports 837 new Covid-19 cases
Singapore, Sep 15 (IANS) There were 755 new cases reported in the community on Tuesday, the Ministry of Health (MOH) said in its daily update.
2021-09-15
Category: International, Singapore,Health/Medicine
iPhone users will receive iOS 15 update on Sep 20
San Francisco, Sep 15 (IANS) Cupertino-based tech giant Apple has announced that the iPhone users will be able to update to iOS 15 on September 20.
2021-09-15
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Moderate to heavy rain likely in Delhi-NCR
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Delhi woke up to a clear sky on Wednesday, but there would be moderate to heavy rain by evening across the national capital region, India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
India's unpredictability makes it dangerous: Aussie batter Alyssa Healy
Mackay (Australia), Sep 15 (IANS) Australian women's cricket team player Alyssa Healy has said that she looks at someone like India's Rohit Sharma "who is one of the most devastating white-ball batters" to mould her game across all the formats of the game.
2021-09-15
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Rajasthan plans to launch its official app on World Tourism Day
Jaipur, Sep 15 (IANS) Visitors to Rajasthan will soon have an official mobile application for authentic information and access to the state tourism department.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Human Interest/Society
EC to deploy 52 companies of central forces for Bengal bypolls
Kolkata, sEP 15 (ians) The Election Commission of India is likely to deploy 52 companies of central forces for the upcoming by-elections in three assembly constituencies in West Bengal including the high-voltage Bhabanipur bypoll from where Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is a candidate.
2021-09-15
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
After video goes viral, vehicles now to be checked on Goa-Maha border
Panaji, Sep 15 (IANS) Two days after a video showed the absence of any entry protocol at the state's Patradevi road checkpost along the Goa-Maharashtra border on NH-17, the North Goa District Magistrate on Wednesday issued an order making checking of all vehicles, especially passenger buses, mandatory.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Goa,National
Saudi Arabia inks MoU with Pfizer to manufacture viral and genetic vaccines
Riyadh, Sep 15 (IANS) Saudi Arabias Ministry of Industry announced on Tuesday the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Pfizer Foundation to manufacture viral and genetic vaccines in the Kingdom.
2021-09-15
Category: International, Saudi Arabia,Health/Medicine,Politics
Delhi terror module bust: Maha ATS, cops grill suspect's kin
Mumbai, Sep 15 (IANS) The Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) and Mumbai Police have raided and begun grilling the family of the terror suspect Jaan Mohammed Shaikh who was arrested by the Special Cell of Delhi Police.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Terrorism
Chinese mainland reports 50 new locally transmitted Covid-19 cases
Beijing, Sep 15 (IANS) The Chinese mainland on Tuesday reported 50 new locally transmitted Covid-19 cases, all in Fujian Province, the National Health Commission said in its daily report on Wednesday.
2021-09-15
Category: International, China,Health/Medicine
DMK leaders, cadre unhappy over Rajeshkumar's candidature to RS
Chennai, Sep 15 (IANS) The second rung leaders and cadre of the ruling DMK are upset over the announcement of party's Namakkal district in charge, K.R.N. Rajeshkumar as the candidate for the Rajya Sabha elections scheduled for October 4.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Kangana Ranaut to play title role in her next 'The Incarnation - Sita'
Mumbai, Sep 15 (IANS) Actress Kangana Ranaut on Wednesday morning announced that she will be seen playing the role of goddess Sita in upcoming mythological film 'The Incarnation - Sita'.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
PMK to go solo in TN local body polls
Chennai, Sep 15 (IANS) The Pattali Makkal Katchi (PMK) which was a coalition partner of the AIADMK has decided to contest the ensuing rural local body polls to the nine districts, alone.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Spike in Covid in UP's Bareilly raise concern
Lucknow, Sep 15 (IANS) Just as Uttar Pradesh was gearing to be completely Covid-free in the coming days, a sudden spike in Covid cases in Bareilly has set alarm bells ringing.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
From NYSE to Met Gala, Emma Raducanu enjoying her celebrity status
New York, Sep 15 (IANS) From being on the prime show of Good Morning America to wearing a Chanel attire for her first ever 'Met Gala' to being welcomed to the New York Stock Exchange with rounds of applause, teenage tennis ace Emma Raducanu of Great Britain is thoroughly enjoying her celebrity status while in New York after clinching the US Open women's singles title on Sunday.
2021-09-15
Category: International, United States,Sports,Tennis
Petrol, diesel prices static for 10 consecutive days
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Auto fuel prices in the country have maintained stability amid the volatility in global oil prices over rise in demand and concerns on production.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Objections raised against 'filmi' Ram Lila in Ayodhya
Ayodhya, Sep 15 (IANS) The seers in Ayodhya are up in arms over the inclusion of film actors in the Ram Lila planned during the Navratri in October.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Religion
KGMU medical student held in NEET solvers' scam
Varanasi, Sep 15 (IANS) A medical student from the King George's Medical University (KGMU) and another person have been arrested here for their involvement in the NEET solvers' scam.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Ana de Armas wanted to nail action scenes in 'No Time To Die'
Los Angeles, Sep 15 (IANS) Actress Ana de Armas, who plays CIA agent Paloma in the upcoming Bond movie "No Time To Die", has praised her stunt team for helping her master the complex action scenes during the shooting.
2021-09-15
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Saudi Arabia approves new law to protect personal data
Riyadh, Sep 15 (IANS) The Council of Ministers approved on Tuesday the personal Data Protection Law.
2021-09-15
Category: International, Saudi Arabia,Politics,Technology
2 held for ex-mimister Atmaram's murder
Baghpat (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 15 (IANS) The Baghpat police have arrested two men in connection with the murder of senior BJP leader Atmaram Tomar, who held a ministerial-rank post in the Kalyan Singh government.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
2 riders fall to death from B'luru flyover after speeding car hits them
Bengaluru, Sep 15 (IANS) Two persons were killed after they fell from the Electronics City flyover when a speeding car knocked down a two-wheeler in Bengaluru, police said.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Clinical trial of Umifenovir proves successful in treating Covid
Lucknow, Sep 15 (IANS) The Central Drug Research Institute (CDRI) has claimed that the clinical trials of antiviral drug, Umifenovir, in treatment of Covid-19, have been a successful exercise.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech
Apple iPhone 13 India price, sale date announced
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Apple has announced India price and availability details of iPhone 13 lineup.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Cricketing world looks back at Malinga's illustrious career
Colombo, Sep 15 (IANS) Sri Lankan fast bowler Lasith Malinga's retirement from all forms of cricket on Tuesday prompted the cricketing world to look back to his wonderful career, with his former captain and teammate, Kumar Sangakkara, leading the tributes to celebrate the 38-year-old's illustrious career.
2021-09-15
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Sports,Cricket
Canadian Covid-19 cases surpass 1.55 mn
Ottawa, Sep 15 (IANS) Canada has reported 3,955 new Covid-19 cases, bringing the cumulative total to 1,555,121 with 27,262 deaths, according to local media.
2021-09-15
Category: International, Canada,Health/Medicine
Jennifer Hudson: Playing Aretha Franklin was the scariest thing ever
Los Angeles, Sep 15 (IANS) Singer-actress Jennifer Hudson, who stars in a new biopic on late music icon Aretha Franklin, has revealed that it was a "scary" role to take on.
2021-09-15
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Jennifer Aniston calls dating rumours with David Schwimmer 'bizarre'
Los Angeles, Sep 15 (IANS) Actress Jennifer Aniston, who played Rachel Green on the popular sitcom 'Friends' and her co-star David Schwimmer, who essayed Ross Geller, has debunked all rumours of them dating and called it 'bizarre'.
2021-09-15
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
7 die in plane crash in of Brazil
Sao Paulo, Sep 15 (IANS) At least seven people were killed when an executive plane crashed in a rural area of the Brazilian municipality of Piracicaba, in southeastern Sao Paulo state, the local fire department said on Tuesday.
2021-09-15
Category: International, Brazil,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Apple unveils Watch Series 7 with redesigned display, new features
San Francisco, Sep 15 (IANS) In a bid to help users improve overall wellness, tech giant Apple has announced Watch Series 7 that offers new apps, including Mindfulness app and Tai Chi along with other new features.
2021-09-15
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
New Zealand reports 14 new community cases of Covid-19 Delta variant
Wellington, Sep 15 (IANS) New Zealand reported 14 new community cases of Delta variant of Covid-19 on Wednesday, all in the largest city Auckland, which brought the total number of cases in the country's community outbreak to 983.
2021-09-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
Malaysia reports 15,669 new Covid-19 cases
Kuala Lumpur, Sep 15 (IANS) Malaysia reported another 15,669 new Covid-19 infections, as of midnight Tuesday, bringing the national total to 2,011,440.
2021-09-15
Category: International, Malaysia,Health/Medicine
Global Covid-19 caseload tops 225.7 mn
Washington, Sep 15 (IANS) The global coronavirus caseload has topped 225.7 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 4.64 million and vaccinations soared to over 5.74 billion, according to the Johns Hopkins University.
2021-09-15
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Don't handover Tibetan schools to NGO: Himachal minister
Shimla, Sep 15 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Urban Development Minister Suresh Bhardwaj has written a letter to Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan urging not to handover central Tibetan schools to an NGO and bring them under the ambit of Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Education,Politics
Draft 'Safeguards Information System for REDD+' issued, public comments sought
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) The Union Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change has come up with a draft document on 'Safeguards Information System for REDD+' for public comments, a step necessary to access the financial support for REDD+.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Punjab provides 31,970 stubble management machines
Chandigarh, Sep 15 (IANS) To combat stubble burning, the Punjab government under the Crop Residue Management scheme has provided 31,970 machines to farmers, primary agriculture cooperatives societies, panchayats and customer hiring centres, state Agriculture Sukhdev Singh Sidhu said on Wednesday.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Exploring 'duality' in frames
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Focussing on an ageing actor struggling with dementia, which forces him on a path of self-destruction, what is special about 'Dvaita' (Duality) screened at the Washington DC South Asian Film Festival is the way it was shot during the lockdown.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz
Man arrested for Kho Kho player's murder in UP
Bijnor, Sep 15 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh Police have arrested a man for allegedly killing a 24-year-old national-level Kho Kho player following a failed rape attempt.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Allahabad HC stays second suspension of Kafeel Khan
Prayagraj, Sep 15 (IANS) The Allahabad High Court has stayed the UP government's order of July 2019, by which Kafeel Ahmad Khan, a paediatrician, was suspended on charges that he had forcibly treated patients at the Bahraich district hospital and criticised the policies of the government.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Farm subsidies distort prices, degrade environment: UN
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Global support to producers in the agricultural sector amounts to $540 billion per year, making up 15 per cent of total agricultural production value.
2021-09-15
Category: International, India,Environment/Wildlife
UNGA president calls for redoubling efforts to implement SDGs
United Nations, Sep 15 (IANS) President of the 75th session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA), Volkan Bozkir, has called for redoubling efforts to implement the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), while expressing the concern that the 2030 deadline might be missed.
2021-09-15
Category: International, United States,Environment/Wildlife
Only 2% of world's Covid-19 vaccines administered in Africa: WHO
Geneva, Sep 15 (IANS) Africa has been "left behind by the rest of the world" as only two per cent of the more than 5.7 billion Covid-19 vaccine doses administered globally have been administered there, the head of the World Health Organization (WHO) said, warning the world against vaccine inequity.
2021-09-15
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Health/Medicine
Foreign tourists' overnight stays in Italy down nearly 55% in 2020
Rome, Sep 15 (IANS) The final official tally for Italy's tourism industry during the pandemic year of 2020 is in, and according to the country's National Statistics Institute(ISTAT), the decline sparked by the coronavirus was "drastic."
2021-09-15
Category: International, Italy,International
5.6-magnitude quake strikes off western Indonesia
Jakarta, Sep 15 (IANS) An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.6 rocked Aceh province in westerns parts of Indonesia early Wednesday, the meteorology and geophysics agency said.
2021-09-15
Category: International, Indonesia,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Saudi Arabia approves law to protect personal data
Riyadh, Sep 15 (IANS) The Saudi Cabinet has approved the Personal Data Protection Law that aims to reinforce respect for individuals' privacy and contribute to the creation of a data-based digital economy.
2021-09-15
Category: International, Saudi Arabia,International
US inflation shows signs of easing in August amid Delta variant surge
Washington, Sep 15 (IANS) US consumer goods prices rose less than expected in August, as inflation showed signs of easing up amid the Delta variant-driven Covid-19 surge and continued supply constraints, the US Labor Department said on Tuesday.
2021-09-15
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy
Apple unveils iPhone 13 Pro and iPhone 13 Pro Max
San Francisco, Sep 15 (IANS) Apple has introduced iPhone 13 Pro as well as iPhone 13 Pro Max with an all-new Super Retina XDR display with ProMotion featuring an adaptive refresh rate up to 120Hz and comes in the same size as last year -- 6.1 and 6.7 inches.
2021-09-15
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Apple iPhone 13 with redesigned camera array, smaller notch unveiled
San Francisco, Sep 15 (IANS) Apple on Tuesday launched the iPhone 13 mini and iPhone 13, both featuring a smaller notch, repositioned rear-cameras, and improved performance.
2021-09-15
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
UK parliament placed out of bounds for Chinese envoy
London, Sep 14 (IANS) A day before he was due to attend a reception at the Parliament House, China's Ambassador to the UK, Zheng Zeguang, has been informed that he cannot come there while Beijing continues to sanction over half-a-dozen lawmakers, reports said on Tuesday.
2021-09-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,Diplomacy,Politics
Apple unveils iPad, iPad mini with new features
San Francisco, Sep 14 (IANS) Expanding its iPad lineup, tech giant Apple on Tuesday unveiled two new iPads -- iPad and iPad mini -- that come with advanced features, at its global event.
2021-09-14
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Online Chess Olympiad: India lose to USA in semis
Mumbai, Sep 14 (IANS) India's defense of its FIDE Online Chess Olympiad gold medal came to a disappointing end at the semi-final stage when the team led by Viswanathan Anand lost to the United States in a tiebreak on Tuesday.
2021-09-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Other Sports
PM chairs meeting of council of minister, says learn best practices from colleagues
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday chaired of a meeting of the council of ministers to discuss various issues. It is learnt that in the meeting, a couple of ministers made presentations about the functioning of their respective departments.
2021-09-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Scientists who declined lab-leak theory linked to Wuhan lab: Report
London, Sep 14 (IANS) Scientists who declined the theory that Covid-19 leaked from China's Wuhan Institute of Virology (WIV) had connections to the infamous lab, according to media reports.
2021-09-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,National,Health/Medicine,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Gujarat on red alert as extremely heavy rainfall predicted
Gandhinagar, Sep 14 (IANS) A red alert was sounded in Gujarat for Wednesday as many parts of the state are expected to receive heavy to extremely heavy rains over the next two to three days, as the monsoon, in its end phase, gets vigorous phase over the western coast.
2021-09-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Environment/Wildlife
Kejriwal hands over Rs 10L to late Corona warrior's wife
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) Fulfilling his promise of providing financial assistance to the kin of Corona warriors who lost their lives while serving the community during the pandemic, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday handed over a cheque of Rs 10 lakh to the spouse of Amit Singh Damia, a frontline worker who passed away due to cardiac arrest during Covid duty.
2021-09-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Dortmund eying silverware as Haaland starts farewell tour
Berlin, Sep 14 (IANS) Most fans of Borussia Dortmund claim they can already feel the forthcoming parting pain.
2021-09-14
Category: International, Germany,Sports,Football
PM to inaugurate new Defence Ministry office on Thursday
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) The Defence Ministry office which houses close to 7,000 employees and many other organisations is set to move to two new complexes on Africa Avenue and Kasturba Gandhi Marg.
2021-09-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Politics
Three Bihar MLAs' houses targeted by thieves in last 15 days
Patna, Sep 14 (IANS) Houses of legislators in Bihar are no more secure these days, with thieves targeting three MLAs, including one of the ruling JD-U, in different districts in the last 15 days.
2021-09-14
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
South Africa beat Sri Lanka by 10 wickets, win series 3-0
Colombo, Sep 14 (IANS) Rezza Hendricks, and Quinton de Kock struck unbeaten half-centuries as South Africa defeated Sri Lanka by 10 wickets in the third T20I at the R Premadasa Stadium here on Tuesday, completing a 3-0 sweep in the three-match series.
2021-09-14
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Sports,Cricket
European Union Aviation Safety Agency signs working agreement with DGCA
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) The European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and India's Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) have signed a working arrangement to strengthen their relationship and to achieve common safety and environmental protection standards.
2021-09-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
2nd marriage of Muslim man with Hindu woman invalid: Gauhati HC
Guwahati, Sep 14 (IANS) In an interesting development, the Gauhati High Court has ruled that the Special Marriage Act, 1954 does not save the second marriage of a Muslim man with a Hindu woman and as such, it would be invalid, a court official said on Tuesday.
2021-09-14
Category: India, Assam,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Odisha anganwadi worker found to own assets worth Rs 4 cr
Bhubaneswar, Sep 14 (IANS) Assets over Rs 4 crore have been found in the possession of an anganwadi worker, the Odisha Vigilance Department said on Tuesday.
2021-09-14
Category: India, Orissa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Don't demolish temples in haste, clear guidelines to be issued in 2 days: K'taka CM
Bengaluru, Sep 14 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Tuesday directed the officials not to demolish temples in haste following a Supreme Court order.
2021-09-14
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics,Religion
Action, not words needed to combat climate change: Environment Minister
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) Union Environment, Forest and Climate Change Minister Bhupender Yadav on Tuesday said that to deal with climate change, the need of the hour is "deeds" and not "plain words" and that reaching "net zero" alone is not enough.
2021-09-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Karnataka to administer 30 lakh Covid vax jabs on Sep 17: CM
Bengaluru, Sep 14 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Tuesday announced that the state government would administer 30 lakh Covid-19 vaccine doses on September 17.
2021-09-14
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
MoUs signed with private companies for pilot projects for farmers
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) The Department of Agriculture and Farmers' Welfare on Tuesday signed MoUs for pilot projects with CISCO, Ninjacart, Jio Platforms Limited, ITC Limited and NCDEX e-Markets Limited (NeML) for running pilots for various digital services for farmers.
2021-09-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Chinese aggressiveness against Nepal
Kathmandu/New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) In the backdrop of the decision taken by the government of Nepal to set up a committee in September to tackle the border dispute with China ? specifically to investigate the encroachment by China in the Humla region of Nepal - the Chinese have adopted a strong and aggressive stance against Nepal amounting to 'bullying' tactics, as per Nepali political analysts.
2021-09-14
Category: International, Nepal,National,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Defence/Security
Four killed, one missing due to heavy rain in Odisha
Bhubaneswar, Sep 14 (IANS) With the death of one more person due to wall collapse on Tuesday, the death toll due to the heavy rains in Odisha has risen to four, officials said.
2021-09-14
Category: India, Orissa,National,Environment/Wildlife,Crime/Disaster/Accident
RCB to wear blue jerseys to support frontline Covid warriors on Sept 20
Dubai, Sep 14 (IANS) The Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) will be sporting special blue coloured jerseys in their match against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) on September 20, honouring the efforts of the frontline warriors during the Covid-19 pandemic.
2021-09-14
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
NITI Aayog pats Maha for Covid war, EV drive
Mumbai, Sep 14 (IANS) The NITI Aayog on Tuesday praised the Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government's handling of the Covid pandemic situation in Maharashtra and the state's big push for electric vehicles.
2021-09-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Rebel YSRCP MP moves Telangana HC over plea to cancel Jagan's bail
Hyderabad, Sep 14 (IANS) The Telangana High Court deferred to Wednesday its orders on YSRCP rebel MP Raghu Rama Krishna Raju's plea for transfer of his petition seeking cancellation of Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Jagan Mohan Reddy's bail in an alleged corruption case to another court.
2021-09-14
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
K'taka HC dismisses plea against Mangaluru Airport's privatisation
Bengaluru, Sep 14 (IANS) The Karnataka High Court on Tuesday dismissed a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) by Airports Authority Employees Union challenging the privatisation of Mangaluru International Airport.
2021-09-14
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
India's August exports, imports rise YoY
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) India's merchandise exports in August 2021 rose to $33.28 billion, higher by 45.76 per cent on a year-on-year basis, official data showed on Tuesday.
2021-09-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Country can't forget sufferings of Kashmiri Pandits: Rahul Gandhi
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday took to social media to express his solidarity with the Kashmiri Pandits, saying the "country cannot forget those who have suffered due to militancy in Jammu and Kashmir".
2021-09-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
1971 triumph India greatest achievement in field of war: Goa Guv
Panaji, Sep 14 (IANS) The 1971 war against Pakistan, which led to the formation of Bangladesh, is India's greatest achievement in the field of war, Goa Governor P.S. Sreedharan Pillai said on Tuesday.
2021-09-14
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Eye on 2022 Assembly polls, Kejriwal to visit Uttarakhand
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) convener Arvind Kejriwal will travel to Haldwani and Nanital in Uttarakhand as a part of his election tour ahead of the Assembly elections in the state scheduled in 2022.
2021-09-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
J&K approves annual plan to provide financial aid to victims of militancy
Srinagar, Sep 14 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir government has approved an annual plan worth Rs 8.91 crore to provide financial assistance to 7,186 beneficiaries as a relief measure for victims of militancy.
2021-09-14
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics,Terrorism
Easing retail inflation lifts stock indices; consumer durable stocks rise (Roundup)
Mumbai, Sep 14 (IANS) Easing retail inflation along with stable Asian cues lifted India's key stock indices on Tuesday.
2021-09-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Khori village demolitions: Civic body agrees in SC to roll out provisional allotment
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) The Faridabad Municipal Corporation "in principle agreed" before the Supreme Court on Tuesday to roll out provisional allotment of houses for rehabilitation of eligible people, affected by the demolition of residential structures in Khori village area in the Haryana district.
2021-09-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Immigration/Law/Rights
Small traders expect easier finance post MSME tag
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) Small traders expect easier finance and more growth going ahead post the government's move to classify retail and wholesale trade under the MSME category, as per a survey report.
2021-09-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Higher manufactured goods' cost lifts Aug wholesale inflation (Roundup)
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) Higher input prices, along with those of manufactured items, pushed India's August 2021 wholesale inflation higher to 11.39 per cent.
2021-09-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Telangana moves SC over HC curbs on Ganesh immersion
Hyderabad, Sep 14 (IANS) The Telangana government on Tuesday challenged, in the Supreme Court, the High Court order banning immersion of Ganesh idols made of plaster of Paris in Hussain Sagar lake in Hyderabad.
2021-09-14
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Religion
Delhi depts directed to come up with pollution control plan by Sept 21
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) Working on Delhi government's proposed Winter Action Plan, Environment Minister Gopal Rai said on Tuesday that the concerned departments have been directed to lay out a plan by September 21 to tackle the problem of air pollution.
2021-09-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
India's Hemanth Kommu qualifies for Esports World Championship Finals
Mumbai, Sep 14 (IANS) The reigning national champion Hemanth Kommu has qualified for the Finals of 13th Esports World Championship after a brilliant performance in the Regional Qualifiers. The Finals take place offline in Eilat, Israel, from November 14-19.
2021-09-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Other Sports
SC says commercial court to decide Essar's arbitration plea against Arcelor
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) In a setback for Arcelor Mittal Nippon Steel India, the Supreme Court has allowed a commercial court to continue hearing in the steel major's dispute regarding cargo handling and payment with Essar Bulk Terminal.
2021-09-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights
KTR challenges BJP leader over Central funds to Telangana
Hyderabad, Sep 14 (IANS) Telangana Minister K.T. Rama Rao on Tuesday threw a challenge at state BJP chief Bandi Sanjay Kumar to prove him wrong that the state received only Rs 1.42 lakh crore out of its Rs 2.72 lakh crore contribution to the Centre in the form of taxes.
2021-09-14
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
500 new destinations to figure in Kerala's Agri-Tourism Network
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 14 (IANS) Kerala Tourism Minister P.A. Mohamed Riyas on Tuesday launched the Kerala Agri Tourism Network-Farm Tourism as a major initiative of the state's globally-acclaimed Responsible Tourism project, to ensure monetary benefits to the agricultural community by linking farming activities with tourism.
2021-09-14
Category: India, Kerala,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Swearing-in of new Gujarat cabinet on September 16
Gandhinagar, Sep 14 (IANS) After Bhupendra Patel took oath as the new chief minister of Gujarat on Monday, plans are scheduled to swear in the new cabinet on Thursday. The ceremony will be held at Raj Bhavan.
2021-09-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Plotted development attracts interest from organised players
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) As consumer demand for plotted development increases amid the Covid-19 pandemic, organised players are also foraying into the segment.
2021-09-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Life imprisonment means rigorous imprisonment for life, rules SC
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday reiterated that a sentence of imprisonment for life means rigorous imprisonment for life.
2021-09-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
India's August exports rise by over 45%
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) India's merchandise exports in August 2021 rose to $33.28 billion, higher by 45.76 per cent on a year-on-year basis, official data showed on Tuesday.
2021-09-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
ICCR appeals to Home Ministry to extend visa of Afghan students
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) The Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) has requested the Home Ministry to decide on the demand of Afghan students for extension of their visa in the wake of the change of regime in their native country.
2021-09-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Trinamool Congress nominates Sushmita Deb for Rajya Sabha
Kolkata, Sep 14 (IANS) With an eye to make a dent in the Northeast region, particularly in Assam and Tripura, the Trinamool Congress on Tuesday nominated former Congress MP from Silchar, Sushmita Deb, for Rajya Sabha.
2021-09-14
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Pakistan to tour Bangladesh in November for Tests, T20Is
Lahore, Sep 14 (IANS) Pakistan men's cricket team will tour Bangladesh for the first time in five years to play three T20Is and two Test matches, starting November 19.
2021-09-14
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
After rejection twice by BJP govt, Trinamool to hold mega rally in Tripura on Sep 22
Agartala, Sep 14 (IANS) After the BJP government twice denied permission to the Trinamool Congress to hold a mega rally led by the party's national General Secretary Abhishek Banerjee in Agartala, the TMC on Tuesday announced that it would hold the rally on September 22. Trinamool General Secretary Kunal Ghosh said here that if the Tripura government tries to stop the TMC rally, the party would go to court.
2021-09-14
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics
Even Anand Mahindra dazed by power of Bolero in Rajkot deluge
Mumbai, Sep 14 (IANS) As torrential rains claimed at least three lives in two days in and around Gujarat's Rajkot city, an SUV of the local police was seen virtually slicing through the flooded roads, rendering assistance to the marooned folks.
2021-09-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Naidu to inaugurate Sansad TV on Wednesday
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) Vice President M. Venkaih Naidu will inaugurate the Sansad Television here on Wednesday, a Lok Sabha Secretariat note said.
2021-09-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Media,Politics
Rs 10 lakh reward for info on accused in 6-year-old's rape, murder case
Hyderabad, Sep 14 (IANS) Hyderabad police on Tuesday announced a Rs 10 lakh reward for any information leading to arrest of the accused in rape and murder of a six-year-old girl.
2021-09-14
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
OYO applies for conversion into public limited company
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) Hospitality major OYO's parent company Oravel Stays Private Ltd has filed an application, seeking to become a public limited company.
2021-09-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Pak based terror module busted in Delhi, six arrested
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) The Special Cell of Delhi Police said on Tuesday that it has busted a Pakistan-based terror module and arrested six persons, including two people who were trained in Pakistan.
2021-09-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
World Championships spots up for grab at Elite Men's National Boxing Championships
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) Defending champions Shiva Thapa and Mohammad Hussamuddin will be among the country's top boxers vying for titles as well as spots in the World Championships squad when the 5th Elite Mens National Boxing Championships starts at the Inspire Institute of Sports in Bellary, Karnataka, on Wednesday.
2021-09-14
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Higher primary, manufactured goods' costs lift Aug wholesale inflation
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) Rise in the cost of primary articles, as well as prices of manufactured goods, pushed India's August 2021 wholesale inflation higher to 11.39 per cent.
2021-09-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Vinod Kannan to succeed Thng as Vistara CEO from Jan
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) Full service private airline Vistara said on Tuesday that its Chief Commercial Officer Vinod Kannan will succeed Leslie Thng as the airline's Chief Executive Officer from January 1, 2022.
2021-09-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
China shuts schools, events as Delta outbreak spreads
Beijing, Sep 14 (IANS) With the resurgence of the Delta variant of Covid-19 in China's Fujian province, the country has shut schools, called off events, and imposed travel restrictions to curb the spread of the virus, media reports said.
2021-09-14
Category: International, China,Health/Medicine
Maha: JSW to invest Rs 35,500 cr in green energy projects
Mumbai, Sep 14 (IANS) The Maharashtra government and power major JWS Energy Ltd on Tuesday signed two MoUs to set up two green projects worth Rs 35,500 crore to generate 6,500 MW clean energy in northern and western Maharashtra, Industry Minister Subhash Desai said.
2021-09-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
'For states to implement': SC no to again prescribing promotion quota policy
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday declined to prescribe again a policy for determining backwardness and emphasised that orders were passed in judgments, like M. Nagaraj (2006) and Jarnail Singh (2018), wherein issues in reservation in promotion have been settled.
2021-09-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Man accuses Gurugram cop of physical assault, files complaint
Gurugram, Sep 14 (IANS) A man was allegedly assaulted by a police constable in Gurugram's Manesar area over a long-pending dispute.
2021-09-14
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Hike tax on tobacco to reduce affordability and protect children: K'taka body
Bengaluru, Sep 14 (IANS) In the backdrop of the upcoming 45th GST council meeting, Consortium for Tobacco-Free Karnataka and other organizations working on tobacco regulation on Tuesday urged the GST council to hike the compensation cess on all tobacco products so that they become unaffordable for the vulnerable, especially children.
2021-09-14
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Chikka, Randhawa top attractions at J&K Open
Srinagar, Sep 14 (IANS) Bangalore professional Chikkarangappa S, who won the title at the Panchkula Golf Club last week, Indian star Jyoti Randhawa and Olympian Udayan Mane will be the top attractions when men's professional golf returns to Kashmir Valley with the J&K Open 2021, to be held here from September 15-18.
2021-09-14
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,Sports,Golf
Harkening back to the turbulent times leading to Independence
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) In the months leading up to Independence, in Delhi, Jawaharlal Nehru and Vallabhbhai Patel are engaged in deliberations with British Viceroy Louis Mountbatten over the fate of the country.
2021-09-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books
KM Birla didn't disclose offer to sell his stake to govt, Voda Idea shareholder complains to SEBI
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) A shareholder of Vodafone Idea, Satya Prakash Sinha, has complained to SEBI that on June 7, when Kumar Mangalam Birla, the Chairman of Vodafone Idea Limited, offered his stake to the government of India or any company approved by the government for free, the information was not shared with the stock exchanges.
2021-09-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
PK meeting Congress leaders even as induction undecided
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) Poll strategist Prashant Kishor has been meeting the Congress leaders informally in poll bound states as his induction in the party is still under consideration by Sonia Gandhi.
2021-09-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Kerala CPI-M MLA complains that Minister not picking her calls
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 14 (IANS) A two-time Kerala legislator of the ruling CPI-M on Tuesday took pot shots at an unnamed state minister who is allegedly not picking her calls.
2021-09-14
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Sharp reaction in Bihar to Jharkhand CM's remark on Bhojpuri, Magahi
Patna, Sep 14 (IANS) The political temperature in Bihar is heating up after Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren's strong remarks about Bhojpuri and Magahi languages of Bihar.
2021-09-14
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
AIIMS Delhi develops mobile apps to deal with mental illness
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Delhi has developed two mobile apps for patients suffering from chronic mental illness and their caretakers.
2021-09-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Kerala seeing daily Covid tally, TPR coming down
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 14 (IANS) In a respite for Covid-wracked Kerala, its daily cases tally seem to be reducing as 15,876 new cases were registered on Tuesday after 1,05,005 samples were sent for testing in the past 24 hours and the test positivity rate was 15.12 per cent.
2021-09-14
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
Reliance Infra arm DAMEPL will receive Rs 7,100 cr from DMRC: Anil Ambani
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) Anil Ambani, Chairman, Reliance Infrastructure, sai during the company's annual general meeting on Tuesday that Reliance Infrastructure has won against Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) as the Supreme Court upheld the arbitral award in favour of Delhi Airport Metro Express Private Limited (DAMEPL), a Reliance Infra arm that used to operate the Delhi Airport Metro line.
2021-09-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Zoom will add live translation for 12 languages in 2022
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) Video conferencing app Zoom on Tuesday announced that it is planning to extend automated transcription to 30 languages and add a live translation for 12 languages in 2022.
2021-09-14
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Canon launches new camera in India at Rs 4,99,995
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) To empower advanced enthusiasts, professional, and hybrid shooters, Canon India on Tuesday launched a new camera -- EOS R3 -- for the Indian users at Rs 4,99,995.
2021-09-14
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Gadkari invites US pension, insurance funds to invest in India's road infra
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari has invited US investors, particularly insurance and pension funds, to invest in the country's road and highway infrastructure.
2021-09-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Diplomacy
BJP to celebrate PM's birthday with public service programs across India
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) To mark Prime Minister Narendra Modi's birthday and his two decades in public service from September 17 to October 7, the BJP youth wing, Bhartiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM) will be undertaking various welfare and awareness programmes and host 'Nava Bharat Mela' across the country.
2021-09-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Madras HC notice to Centre on plea for restoring education to state list
Chennai, Sep 14 (IANS) The Madras High Court on Tuesday issued notice to Union government on a writ petition filed by Arram Seyya Virumbu trust challenging Section 57 of the Constitution (Forty Second Amendment) Act of 1976, through which "education" was transferred from the State list to the Concurrent list of the Constitution.
2021-09-14
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Education,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Can Alexa and Siri make your kids bossier?
New York, Sep 14 (IANS) Children love to command Alexa or Siri to tell jokes, make animal sounds or sing songs, which the virtual assistants happily adhere to. But can this propel kids to act bossy? A new research suggests that it might not.
2021-09-14
Category: International, United States,Technology,Human Interest/Society
To woo investors, Jharkhand to soon announce new pharma policy
Ranchi, Sep 14 IANS) The Jharkhand government is grabbing every opportunity to attract investments to the state and is exploring opportunities in fields beyond mines and mineral-based industries.
2021-09-14
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Fadnavis' vast experience will help BJP win Goa polls: CM
Panaji, Sep 14 (IANS) Former Maharashtra Chief Minister and in-charge of the 2022 assembly polls in Goa, Devendra Fadnavis will arrive in Goa on September 20 to discuss poll strategy with top BJP leaders in the state, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said on Tuesday.
2021-09-14
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Anil Kapoor: Don't misuse social media for sensationalism
Mumbai, Sep 14 (IANS) From his workout videos to family photographs, and his banter with nephew Arjun Kapoor, Bollywood star Anil Kapoor is very active on social media.
2021-09-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Cargo complex at Mohali airport to be operational by Nov 30: Chief Secy
Chandigarh, Sep 14 (IANS) The much-awaited cargo complex at the international airport in Mohali will be made operational by November 30, Punjab Chief Secretary Vini Mahajan said on Tuesday.
2021-09-14
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Google fined $176.8mn in S Korea for anti-competition practice
Seoul, Sep 14 (IANS) South Korea's antitrust regulator said on Tuesday it has decided to fine global tech giant Google 207.4 billion won ($176.8 million) for its alleged abuse of the market dominance in the mobile operating system and app markets.
2021-09-14
Category: International, South Korea,Technology,Immigration/Law/Rights
Hardcore Maoist carrying Rs 20 lakh on head arrested in Odisha
Bhubaneswar, Sep 14 (IANS) In a major success in the fight against Maoists, Odisha police have arrested a top Maoist leader Dubashi Shankar carrying Rs 20 lakh reward on his head, Odisha DGP Abhay said on Tuesday.
2021-09-14
Category: India, Orissa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Durand Cup: FC Bengaluru United beat Mohammedan SC 2-0, top group
Kalyani, Sep 14 (IANS) FC Bengaluru United defeated home side Mohammedan SC 2-0 on Tuesday as they topped Group A and claimed bragging rights in the 130th Durand Cup football competition at the Kalyani Municipality Stadium.
2021-09-14
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
Hanging up my T20 shoes: Malinga announces retirement from all formats
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) Legendary Sri Lankan pacer Lasith Malinga on Tuesday announced his retirement from all forms of cricket, ending a decorated 16-year international career that began in 2004.
2021-09-14
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket