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Sensex down 300 points on lockdown fears across Europe
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) The Indian stock market continued its dip on Tuesday, in line with the global markets as resurgence in coronavirus cases have increased possibilities of fresh lockdown restrictions across Europe, including the UK.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Mechanic takes girlfriends for joyride in Merc, rams into auto, 3 hurt
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) A motor mechanic, who took two of his girlfriends for a joyride in the Mercedes of one of his clients, rammed the car into an auto rickshaw, injuring three pedestrians in the Sarai Kale Khan area in South-East Delhi.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Punjab to start Covaxin's Phase-3 trials
Chandigarh, Sep 22 (IANS) Punjab's three Government Medical Colleges will participate in the Phase-3 trials of Bharat Biotech Ltd's Covaxin, the first indigenously-developed vaccine candidate against coronavirus, in collaboration with the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), an official said on Tuesday.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Punjab,National,Health/Medicine
Jumbo buffet organised on Elephant Appreciation Day
Agra, Sep 22 (IANS) The annual Elephant Appreciation Day on Tuesday was observed with a grand buffet for the pachyderms at the Wildlife SOS hospital and facility on the Delhi-Agra national highway.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
Bhumi Pednekar: I'm creatively very restless
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) Actress Bhumi Pednekar, who has worked in genres as different as chalk and cheese, says she is creatively very restless.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Murugappa female heir denied board berth in Ambadi Investments
Chennai, Sep 22 (IANS) The hopes of one of the female heirs, Valli Arunachalam of the industrial conglomerate, the Rs 38,105 crore Murugappa Group, of becoming a Director in the family's holding company Ambadi Investments Ltd (AIL) were dashed at the Annual General Meeting (AGM).
2020-09-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Business/Economy
HC reserves order on plea seeking early hearing in 2G case
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Tuesday reserved its order on a petition filed by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) and the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) seeking early hearing of its leave to appeal application against the acquittal of the accused persons in the 2G spectrum case.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Logitech launches affordable noiseless keyboard, mouse in India
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Switzerland-based tech firm Logitech on Tuesday launched a keyboard and mouse featuring new proprietary SilentTouch technology for Rs 2,995 in India.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Rapid blood test to detect brain injury in 15 minutes: Study
New York, Sep 22 (IANS) In a major study, researchers have discovered that a blood protein test could detect the severity of head trauma in under 15 minutes.
2020-09-22
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Amazon.in now available in Kannada, Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu
Bengaluru, Sep 22 (IANS) In a major move to break the language barrier for online shopping ahead of the festive season, Amazon India on Tuesday said it is launching its shopping experience in four new languages, including Kannada, Malayalam, Tamil and Telugu.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy,Technology
Smokers increasingly trying e-cigarettes to quit: Study
Wellington, Sep 22 (IANS) Researchers have found that people who smoke are increasingly using e-cigarettes to try to quit smoking.
2020-09-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
Ola, Oyo watching geopolitics closely as they grow globally
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Two of India's global startups, Ola and Oyo, are cautious about the geopolitical trends while they battle to overcome the challenges created by Covid-19.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Congress leader disputes T'gana minister's housing scheme claims
Hyderabad, Sep 22 (IANS) The war of words between Congress leader Bhatti Vikramarka and Telangana minister T. Srinivas Yadav over construction of houses for the poor in Hyderabad under the state government's double bed-room housing scheme is still continuing.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Three held in online betting case sent in 8-day ED custody
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) A Chinese national, Yan Hao, and his two accomplices arrested by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in a money laundering case were remanded in its custody for eight days by a PMLA court in Hyderabad on Tuesday, the agency said.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Coming to power, developing Andhra among priorities: Veerraju
Vijayawada, Sep 22 (IANS) The BJP's Andhra Pradesh unit chief Somu Veerraju on Tuesday said that it is not only important for the saffron party to gain power in the state but it should also catapult it to the top position in terms of development.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
'JioPostpaid Plus' launched to take on Airtel, Vi
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Reliance Jio has launched 'JioPostpaid Plus' with several benefits, in a bid to take on the other players, Airtel and Vi (Vodafone Idea) in the postpaid segment.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Mumbai Police haul drugs worth Rs 14L, lyricist nabbed
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) The Mumbai Police have seized banned drugs like marijuana and Mephedrone worth Rs 14,20,000 and nabbed two persons, including a lyricist, in the last 24 hours, an official said here on Tuesday.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Where is iPhone 12? Social media abuzz with questions
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Social media users were more interested in an iPhone 12 than anything else from the company in the run up to the September 15 event that saw the launch of a new Apple Watch and two new iPad product models, a new analysis of social media mentions around the event has found.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
ED attaches Rs 200-cr assets of Iqbal Mirchi in Dubai (Ld)
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) In yet another significant crackdown on the underworld, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Tuesday attached properties valued over Rs 200 crore in the UAE belonging to fugitive underworld don Dawood Ibrahim Kaskar's late close aide Iqbal Memon alias Iqbal Mirchi in a money laundering case, officials said.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
IYC activists protest over Farm Bills outside Parliament
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Amid the uproar over the controversial Agriculture Bills, Indian Youth Congress (IYC) workers on Tuesday staged a protest outside Parliament House.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Covid-hit K'taka defers reopening schools to Sept 30
Bengaluru, Sep 22 (IANS) With no let-up in Covid-19 cases across Karnataka, especially in Bengaluru, the state primary and secondary education department has directed all schools across the southern state not to reopen till September 30.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Education,Health/Medicine
Opposition walks out of LS, demands withdrawal of farm Bills
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Opposition members, including from the DMK, Congress, NCP and TMC, on Tuesday boycotted proceedings and walked out of the Lok Sabha over the contentious farm Bills seeking their "withdrawal".
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Delhi Police's malkhanas bid farewell to gold, silver and cash
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) To dispose of mounting amounts of case properties, the Delhi Police has initiated a special drive from June to September 17 in which it has returned the stolen or robbed properties to their rightful owners.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
J'khand shame: Woman tonsured, paraded naked on witchcraft allegation
Ranchi, Sep 22 (IANS) A woman was tonsured and paraded naked for allegedly practising witchcraft at Kombakera village of Simdega district in Jharkhand, police said on Tuesday.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Sidhu to join protests to support farmers' cause
Amritsar, Sep 22 (IANS) Going vocal against the BJP-led Central government and supporting farmers' agitation against agriculture Bills, former Punjab Minister and Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu on Tuesday said he would join protests in his constituency Amritsar (East).
2020-09-22
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Corporatisation of OFB to put it on par with other defence PSUs
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The corporatisation of the Ordnance Factory Board (OFB) will put the ailing institution on par with other defence public sector undertakings managed by its own board of directors with broad guidelines from the government, top source in the Ministry of Defence said on Tuesday.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National
Glitches in virtual hearing, how can we order electronic voting: SC
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The Supreme Court, citing connectivity issues while hearing a plea via video conferencing on Tuesday, asked how could they ask the common man to vote electronically.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Raghu Ramakrishna Raju, thorn in the flesh of Andhra CM
Amaravati, Sep 22 (IANS) Kanumuru Raghu Ramakrishna Raju, YSRCP MP from Narasapuram, has emerged as a thorn in the flesh of Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy of late.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Rajya Sabha passes bill to amend Essential Commodities Act
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The Essential Commodities (Amendment) Bill, 2020, which has provisions to remove items like cereals, pulses, oilseeds, edible oil, onions and potatoes from the list of essential commodities was passed by the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National
Gold smuggling probe in high gear as NIA to grill Swapna
Kochi, Sep 22 (IANS) With the NIA again getting custody of prime accused Swapna Suresh on Tuesday, the Kerala gold smuggling case is set to enter a new phase as this is the first time that she will be interrogated following questioning of state Minister K.T. Jaleel.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Google to nurture 20 Indian startups
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Google on Tuesday announced the fourth batch of its Google for Startups (GFS) Accelerator programme with 20 startups who will receive three months of support from the network of internal and external mentors in India.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Young woman does Rajasthan village residents proud with US feat
Jaipur, Sep 22 (IANS) Residents of Jakhal in Jhunjhunu district of Rajasthan are in a celebratory mood ever since they heard the good news that a young woman from a family originally hailing from the small village had been commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the US Air Force.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Rajasthan,National
Researchers find potential drug for dangerous enterovirus
New York, Sep 22 (IANS) Some good news in the search for antiviral drugs for hard-to-treat diseases as researchers have identified a potential new drug candidate against enterovirus 71, a common cause of hand, foot and mouth disease in infants and young children.
2020-09-22
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Murmurs at IIC: Gandhi replaces Vatsyayan a week after her death
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) A development at the India International Centre (IIC), a cultural hub where the Capitals creme de la creme hobnob, has raised eyebrows among some of its members.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Tokyo Olympics will be my best, says Atanu Das
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) Ace Indian archer Atanu Das is confident of a successful show at the Tokyo Olympics which will now be held next year due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Other Sports
Delhi court sends 6 alleged Al-Qaeda terrorists to 4-day NIA custody
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) A Delhi court on Tuesday sent six suspected Al-Qaeda terrorists to four-day custody of the National Investigation Agency (NIA).
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Payal Ghosh's claims against Anurag Kashyap: Huma Qureshi 'angry' at being dragged into 'mess'
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) Actress Huma Qureshi on Tuesday afternoon released a statement after allegedly being named by actress Payal Ghosh in her sexual harassment allegation against filmmaker Anurag Kashyap.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Good that we are playing strong Mumbai early: KKR captain Karthik
Abu Dhabi, Sep 22 (IANS) Mumbai Indians (MI) consist of world-class players and that is why it is good for us to play the four-time champions early in the IPL, Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) skipper Dinesh Karthik said on Tuesday.
2020-09-22
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Xiaomi patents smartphone with sliding flexible display
Beijing, Sep 22 (IANS) Xiaomi has patented a new smartphone with a sliding mechanism that is built into its flexible display that wraps around the body of the handset.
2020-09-22
Category: International, China,Technology
UP Ministers put in charge of 8 Assembly seats for bypolls
Lucknow, Sep 22 (IANS) The BJP in Uttar Pradesh has put certain Ministers in charge of eight Assembly constituencies where by-elections are due, to ensure the party's victory.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Removing Groups, Pages that spread vaccine misinformation: FB
Sydney, Sep 22 (IANS) Facebook has said it is actively removing Groups and Pages that spread vaccine misinformation from recommendations or predictions when the users type into Search.
2020-09-22
Category: International, Australia,Technology,Health/Medicine
Punjab lowers market fee on basmati rice
Chandigarh, Sep 22 (IANS) Paving the way to provide a level-playing field for basmati traders and millers from within and outside Punjab, especially in the light of the provisions of the new agriculture Bills, Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday announced reduction in the market development fee and the rural development fee rates, from two to one per cent each.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Nani on 'Jersey' remake: Shahid (Kapoor) is doing it so it will reach bigger audience
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Telugu star Nani regards his 2019 hit Jersey being remade in Hindi as a compliment. He adds that since the Bollywood version will star Shahid Kapoor, it will reach to a bigger audience.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Delhi HC sets aside stay on publication of book on Asaram conviction
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Tuesday set aside a trial court order which had put an ex-parte stay on the publication of a book titled 'Gunning for the Godman: The True Story Behind Asaram Bapu's conviction'.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
No shortcuts to success: Kerala's 'Chhota Rafi'
Kozhikode (Kerala), Sep 22 (IANS) Saurav Kishan has earned the unique distinction of having made people happy when the entire world leads a troubled existence.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Kerala,National,Human Interest/Society
Ex-champs KKR open campaign vs Mumbai Indians (IPL Match 5 Preview)
Abu Dhabi, Sep 22 (IANS/GloFans) Defending champions Mumbai Indians (MI) will be keenly looking to bring their campaign back on track, after the reverse in the IPL opener against the Chennai Super Kings (CSK), when they clash with former champions Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in their second match at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium here on Wednesday.
2020-09-22
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Farmers made puppets of corporates through agri Bills: RJD
Patna, Sep 22 (IANS) Taking a dig at the Modi government over the agriculture-related Bills, RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav has said that it has made 'anna datas' or food-providers the puppets of its 'fund datas' or fund-providers.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Yogi meets filmmakers, invites them to UP
Lucknow, Sep 22 (IANS) Several filmmakers on Tuesday met Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath through video conferencing to discuss the film city project.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
ED attaches Rs 200cr worth of Iqbal Mirchi's properties in Dubai
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) In a massive crackdown against the underworld, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Tuesday attached properties worth Rs 200 crore in Dubai belonging to Dawood Ibrahim Kaskar's late close aide Iqbal Mirchi in connection with a money laundering probe, officials said.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Ruckus over Farm Bills: LS adjourned for 1 hour
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The Lok Sabha was on Tuesday adjourned for an hour following pandemonium over the farm Bills as Congress raised the issue in the House criticising the government's step that led to thousands of farmers to hit the streets in protest.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Chinese media cries foul at Trump's stance on TikTok deal
Beijing, Sep 22 (IANS) After TikTok's fate again became uncertain as US President Donald Trump toughened his stance, Chinese state media has said that the new threats will unlikely go unchecked.
2020-09-22
Category: International, China,Technology
Yami Gautam: Ginny Weds Sunny was 'toughest' owing to health reasons
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) Actress Yami Gautam says her upcoming film, Ginny Weds Sunny, has been her toughest project owing to health reasons.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Owaisi-Devendra alliance may change poll equations in Bihar
Patna, Sep 22 (IANS) The announcement by the All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) Chief Asaduddin Owaisi to form the United Democratic Secular Alliance (UDSA) with former MP and Samajwadi Janata Dal (Democratic) Chief Devendra Prasad Yadav for the upcoming Bihar assembly elections has given an interesting turn to the battle at the hustings.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Soha, Kareena remember MAK Pataudi on 9th death anniversary
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) On the ninth death anniversary of legendary cricketer Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi his daughter, actress Soha Ali Khan, penned an Instagram post.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Rhino poaching in Assam has reduced by 86%: Minister (World Rhino Day Special)
Guwahati, Sep 22 (IANS) Poaching of rhinos in Assam for the animal's precious horns has reduced by more than 86 per cent in the past three years, Environment and Forest Minister Parimal Suklabaidya said as the World Rhino Day was celebrated on Tuesday.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Assam,National
Shweta Basu Prasad did her make-up for 'Comedy Couple'
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) Actress Shweta Basu Prasad did her make-up for the film, Comedy Couple, and says the process is like painting.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
New LG rotating-screen smartphone Wing to cost $940
Seoul, Sep 22 (IANS) LG Electronics on Tuesday unveiled the price of its new dual-screen smartphone called Wing with a rotating form factor that will be released early next month in South Korea with a price tag of 1,098,900 won ($940).
2020-09-22
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
Can't hamper academic year of 2L students: SC asks CBSE-UGC to coordinate
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the CBSE to declare results of compartment exams of around 2 lakh students as soon as possible, so that they could apply in colleges by the cut-off date.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Immigration/Law/Rights
Kubbra Sait goes on 'sanity break' from Twitter
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) Actress Kubbra Sait is taking a break from Twitter, and will be back after her "sanity break".
2020-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Palestine announces decision of not chairing Arab League presidency
Ramallah, Sep 22 (IANS) Palestine has decided to give up its right to chair the presidency of the Arab League in its current session, Foreign Minister Riyad al-Maliki said on Tuesday.
2020-09-22
Category: International, Israel,Politics
Stroke patients with Covid have high inflammation, death rate: Study
New York, Sep 22 (IANS) Stroke patients who also have Covid-19 showed increased systemic inflammation, more serious stroke severity and a much higher rate of death, compared to stroke patients without coronavirus, warn researchers.
2020-09-22
Category: International, United States,National,Health/Medicine
Tiger Shroff unveils debut single as singer
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) Actor Tiger Shroff has unveiled his debut song, Unbelievable. The young action star says singing has been his most challenging and fulfilling experience yet.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Unicef urges re-opening of schools in Africa
Cape Town, Sep 22 (IANS) The Unicef on Tuesday called on governments, parents, and teachers across Eastern and Southern Africa to urgently and safely re-open schools.
2020-09-22
Category: International, South Africa,Education
K'taka awaits Centre's nod to lift export ban on B'lore Rose onion
Bengaluru, Sep 22 (IANS) Karnataka is waiting for the central government's nod to lift the export ban on Bangalore Rose onion to protect small and marginal growers in the state from suffering huge losses, an official said on Tuesday.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Assembly vandalism case: Court asks 6 accused to appear on Oct 15
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 22 (IANS) A city court on Tuesday dismissed a Kerala government plea to withdraw a 2015 case registered against six sitting legislators at that time on the charge of vandalism in the Assembly and directed them to personally appear in court on October 15.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Siddhant Chaturvedi starts shoot for Deepika-Ananya co-starrer in Goa
Goa, Sep 22 (IANS) Actor Siddhant Chaturvedi has started the shoot for his yet-untitled next, co-starring Deepika Padukone and Ananya Pandey. The film is directed by Shakun Batra and shooting begins in Goa.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Goa,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Raveena Tandon on B'wood drug probe: High time for clean up
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) As the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) intensifies its probe into the alleged Bollywood-drug nexus post Sushant Singh Rajput's demise, actress Raveena Tandon seems impressed with the move.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Priyanka Chopra joins H'wood A-listers as narrator of new series
Los Angeles, Sep 22 (IANS) Priyanka Chopra Jonas has joined a host of Hollywood stars including Kate Winslet and Keanu Reeves as a narrator of the upcoming series, A World Of Calm.
2020-09-22
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
They love some people: Sharad Pawar on I-T notices (Ld)
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) Taking a swipe at the Centre, Nationalist Congress Party President Sharad Pawar on Tuesday said the Income Tax Department has sent notices to certain leaders as "they love some people".
2020-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
iOS 14 adoption outpaces iOS 13 in 5 days after release
San Francisco, Sep 22 (IANS) The Apple iOS 14 adoption has already surpassed 25 per cent of active iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch devices just five days after release.
2020-09-22
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Scottish First Minister to announce new curbs
Ediburgh, Sep 22 (IANS) Scotland's Fisth Minister Nicola Sturgeon will on Tuesday announce a series of new restrictions designed to limit the spread of coronavirus, which could include curfews at pubs and restaurants, rules on households meeting and limits on travel, it was reported.
2020-09-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Irrfan's son Babil slams netizens who trolled him for backing Anurag Kashyap
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) Babil Khan, elder son of late actor Irrfan Khan, has slammed social media users for trolling him for supporting filmmaker Anurag Kashyap, who was recently accused by budding actress Payal Ghosh for sexual harassment.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Liberty General launches new health insurance cover
Chennai, Sep 22 (IANS) With health insurance gaining traction following the outbreak of Covid-19, private non-life insurer Liberty General Insurance Company Ltd on Tuesday launched new health cover.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy
Sharp launches world's 1st 4K Ultra HD collaboration display
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Sharp Business Systems, an Indian subsidiary of Sharp Corporation, on Tuesday launched what is touted as the world's first 4K Ultra HD 'Windows Collaboration Display' for Rs 11,29,000 in the India market.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Rhea's judicial custody extended till Oct 6
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) A Mumbai Special Court on Tuesday extended the judicial custody of Bollywood actress Rhea Chakraborty till October 6.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Crime/Disaster/Accident
John Abraham wants online ads for live animals banned
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) Actor John Abraham is against platforms selling live animals online.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
HC stays Delhi govt order reserving 80% ICU beds in private facilities
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Tuesday stayed the Delhi government's order directing private hospitals in the national capital to reserve 80 per cent of ICU beds for Covid-19 patients.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights
Yogi: The monk on a mission to 'Make in UP' (IANS Special)
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) At a time when India is aggressive for 'Make in India' , India's biggest state Uttar Pradesh has given a never-seen-before thrust to brand the state for its business potential. Defence Corridors, Film City, religious tourism hubs, toy cluster, pharma parks -- you name it.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National
Yes Bank corporate agent for HDFC Life Insurance
Chennai, Sep 22 (IANS) HDFC Life Insurance Company Limited on Tuesday said it has entered into a corporate agency arrangement with Yes Bank.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy
Pakistan starts clinical trial of Covid-19 vaccine
Islamabad, Sep 22 (IANS) Pakistan has started stage three clinical trials of a China-made Covid-19 vaccine, Executive Director of the country's National Institute of Health (NIH) Aamer Ikram said on Tuesday.
2020-09-22
Category: International, Pakistan,Health/Medicine,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Instruct ministries not to give nod for Mekedatu project: Stalin to PM
Chennai, Sep 22 (IANS) DMK President M.K. Stalin has requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to instruct the concerned central ministries not to give approval for the detailed project report (DPR) or construction of the Mekedatu dam across the Cauvery river in Karnataka.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Arsenal confirm signing of goalkeeper Alex Runarsson
London, Sep 22 (IANS) Goalkeeper Alex Runarsson has joined Arsenal FC on a four-year contract from French club Dijon, the club has announced.
2020-09-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
'Pandemic a time for humanity to change its very basic philosophy'
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The coronavirus pandemic has endangered our basic human rights and liberties and taught us that it is time to change our values, priorities and perspective if humanity is to survive, says Ramin Jahanbegloo, a prominent political philosopher of Iranian origin, in his new book, "The Courage to Exist - A Philosophy of Life and Death in the Age of Coronavirus" (Orient BlackSwan).
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books
SEBI may issue norms for minimum holding in liquid assets for MFs
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) may soon come up with guidelines to mandate minimum asset allocation in liquid assets by debt mutual funds in their schemes.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Kashmiri Pandit leader on fast-unto-death
Srinagar, Sep 22 (IANS) Kashmiri Pandit Sangharsh Samiti (KPSS) President Sanjay Tickoo is on a fast-unto-death at the historic Ganpatyar temple in old Srinagar city for the rights of the non-migrant Pandit community of Kashmir.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Wipro 3D partners with GenWorks Health on breathing assist system
Bengaluru, Sep 22 (IANS) Wipro 3D, the metal additive manufacturing (AM) business of Wipro Infrastructure Engineering (WIN), on Tuesday said it has entered into a partnership with GenWorks Health to enable broad-based access to affordable breathing assistance medical devices amid surge in Covid-19 cases in India.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Karnataka,Technology,Health/Medicine
Rescuers race to save 270 stranded whales in Australia
Canberra, Sep 22 (IANS) Rescuers are racing against time to save 270 stranded pilot whales off the west coast of Australia's Tasmania and about one-third of them have already died.
2020-09-22
Category: International, Australia,Environment/Wildlife
Indian healthcare providers fast adopting AI-based tools: IDC
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) More than 50 per cent of healthcare organisations expect an increase in demand for artificial intelligence (AI)-based solutions during and after the pandemic in the Asia-Pacific region and India has joined the bandwagon in a big way, a new IDC report said on Tuesday.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,Technology,Health/Medicine
Charge sheet in Bikru massacre soon
Kanpur, Sep 22 (IANS) The Kanpur police are preparing to file charge sheet in court next month in the Bikru village massacre case in which eight policemen were shot dead on July 3.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Nitin Patel: Partial Rajkot hospital video shared to tarnish health care image
Gandhinagar, Sep 22 (IANS) Answering an 'urgent matter' question in the assembly about the video showing a Rajkot-based Corona victim being beaten up who later died, Health Minister Nitin Patel said certain elements were putting out fake videos and partial clippings on social media just to tarnish the health care services in the state.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National
Goa to revise home isolation protocol, fees for Covid treatment
Panaji, Sep 22 (IANS) Goa is in the process of updating its home isolation protocol, Health Minister Vishwajit Rane said, adding that the state government is also in the process of further revising the capping of fees for treatment of Covid-19 patients in private hospitals.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Goa,National,Health/Medicine
NIA takes over Bengaluru violence probe
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Tuesday took over the probe into two cases of violence in Bengaluru following a directive from the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA).
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
98 Afghan civilians killed in past 2 weeks: Govt
Kabul, Sep 22 (IANS) Afghanistan's Interior Ministry has said that at least 98 civilians were killed and 230 others wounded in Taliban attacks in 24 provinces in the last two weeks as violence has increased in the country amid the ongoing peace efforts.
2020-09-22
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Defence/Security
NTPC power plants to host industrial parks of cos, MSMEs
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) In a key initiative to promote 'Make in India' and give a boost to the government's vision of 'Atmanirbhar Bharat', the country's largest power producer NTPC Ltd has thrown open a vast land bank within its power plants to Indian companies interested in setting up industrial parks and manufacturing facilities.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
20Cr tuned in to watch IPL13 opener: Jay Shah
Dubai, Sep 22 (IANS) The opening match of the 13th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) was watched by 20 crore people, said BCCI Secretary Jay Shah on Tuesday.
2020-09-22
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
This cancer drug can help in Covid-19 treatment
New York, Sep 22 (IANS) Researchers in the US have discovered that an experimental cancer drug called AR-12 inhibits the Covid-19 virus from infecting cells and replicating.
2020-09-22
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Freecharge launches new features to empower SMBs
Gurugram, Sep 22 (IANS) Digital payments platform Freecharge on Tuesday launched several features like Paisa Plus, Payment Links, Dynamic QR, Digital Khata and On-demand Settlement for small and medium businesses (SMBs).
2020-09-22
Category: India, Haryana,Business/Economy,Technology
Legal team to help BJP's MLAs, nominees ahead of Bihar polls
Patna, Sep 22 (IANS) The BJP's Bihar unit has constituted a team led by former Additional Solicitor General SD Sanjay to provide legal aid and counselling to sitting party MLAs and prospective nominees regarding dos and don'ts to prevent disqualification in the Assembly elections.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
All Swaminathan panel recommendations implemented: Minister
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Amid the opposition uproar over the three agriculture-related Bills, Union Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat has said that the Modi government had accepted the Swaminathan Commission's recommendations for the agricultural sector in toto and implemented all of them.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
8 UP policemen sent to lines after man dies during raid
Pratapgarh (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 22 (IANS) Eight policemen, including a Sub-Inspector, posted at the Sangipur police station of Pratapgarh district, have been sent to the lines after an elderly man died while they were raiding a house.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
No takers for Delhi libraries without children
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Amid the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, private libraries across the national capital have lost their prime audience -- children who used to throng there in huge numbers.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society
Kerala start-up secures $2 million angel investment from US
Kochi, Sep 22 (IANS) Fokuz, a video-conferencing platform developed by Kochi-based Skyislimit Technologies, has secured a $2 million angel investment from a US-based healthcare and manufacturing company.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Kerala,Business/Economy
'Republicans will confirm Trump's SC nominee before election'
Washington, Sep 22 (IANS) US Republican lawmakers will confirm President Donald Trump's nominee to replace late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg before the November 3 presidential election, Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham has predicted.
2020-09-22
Category: International, United States,Politics
Rate cuts have not spurred investment: SBI Chairman
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) State Bank of India chairman Rajnish Kumar on Tuesday said that interest rate cuts had not led to an increase in investment, despite the banks passing on the rate cuts to the customers.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
India threatens military aggression against Pak: Qureshi tells OIC
Islamabad, Sep 22 (IANS) Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has alerted the Organization of Islamic Coordination (OIC) on situation in Kashmir, saying that "India has intensified its belligerent rhetoric against Pakistan, including threats of military aggression".
2020-09-22
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Lenovo launches ThinkBook Plus notebook, targets Indian SMBs
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Lenovo on Tuesday launched ThinkBook Plus, a dual screen notebook built for enhancing productivity for the modern workforce, in India at a starting price of Rs 99,990.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Tata v/s Mistry: Status quo on pledging, transferring of Tata Sons shares till Oct 28
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) In the Tata-Mistry tussle, the Supreme Court on Tuesday restricted further fund raising by Shapoorji Pallonji group from pledging or transferring Tata Sons shares owned by them till October 28.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Akali Dal to hold 'chakka jam' in Punjab on Sept 25
Chandigarh, Sep 22 (IANS) The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD), an NDA ally, on Tuesday announced to undertake 'chakka jam' for three hours across Punjab on September 25 to protest against the farm bills passed by both the Houses of Parliament.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Security forces recover drone dropped arms, ammunition from J&K's Akhnoor
Jammu, Sep 22 (IANS) Security forces on Tuesday recovered a large cache of drone dropped arms and ammunition in Akhnoor border area of J&K's Jammu district.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security
S.Korea reports 61 new Covid-19 cases
Seoul, Sep 22 (IANS) South Korea reported 61 new coronavirus cases on Tuesday, raising the total number of infections to 23,106.
2020-09-22
Category: International, South Korea,Health/Medicine
2 killed, 20 injured in Jakarta floods (Ld)
Jakarta, Sep 22 (IANS) At least two people were killed, 20 others injured and one person reported as missing after flash floods and landslides lashed the Indonesian capital of Jakarta and its surrounding areas, disaster agency officials said on Tuesday.
2020-09-22
Category: International, Indonesia,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Bank deposit may not be taken as collateral for stock market transactions
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Your bank fixed deposit may no longer be accepted as collateral for trading in the stock market with clearing corporations, the entities that handle settlement and delivery of trade on the bourses, are looking to remove this instrument for being used as security for market transactions.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National
HCs across states witness surge in abortion cases
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) High Courts across the nation are currently witnessing a substantial increase in abortion cases, revealed a legal report on Tuesday.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Human Interest/Society,Immigration/Law/Rights
No compulsion to invest in small/mid caps, schemes must be 'true to label': SEBI Chief
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) As the market regulator's recent change in norms regarding constitution of multi-cap funds continues to cause some discomfort among mutual funds, SEBI Chairman Ajay Tyagi on Tuesday said that the regulator is not forcing anyone to invest in mid or small cap companies, as it has only asked fund houses to keep their schemes "true to label".
2020-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
B'luru serial blasts: Key accused held from Kerala after 12 years of chase
Bengaluru, Sep 22 (IANS) In a major breakthrough in 2008 Bengaluru serial blasts case,
2020-09-22
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
No new Covid-19 cases reported in NZ
Wellington, Sep 22 (IANS) No new Covid-19 cases were reported in New Zealand on Tuesday as the country embraced the first day of relaxed restrictions, or Alert Level 1, except the largest city of Auckland.
2020-09-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
Social distancing costs a German football team 37-0 defeat
Berlin, Sep 22 (IANS) A lower-league amateur football team in Germany suffered a humiliating 0-37 defeat after only fielding seven players in a bid to maintain social distancing against their opponents as they feared contracting the coronavirus.
2020-09-22
Category: International, Germany,Sports,Football
Time to be future-ready, future-fit: PM to IIT grads
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Pointing out that a nation's future depends on what its youths think today, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said it was time for them to be future-ready and future-fit.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
CM Relief Fund scam: Andhra govt to take call on probe agency
Guntur, Sep 22 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh's Guntur rural police has sent the file related to Rs 117-crore CM Relief Fund scam to the DGP office to decide whether the CID or the ACB will take up the case for investigation, a senior police officer said on Tuesday.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Farm Bills well-intentioned, but why the haste: Sharad Pawar
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) Announcing a day's token fast in support of the suspended Opposition MPs, Nationalist Congress Party President Sharad Pawar on Tuesday asked why the government was in such a hurry to pass the Farm Bills.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
TN man accused of raping UK tourist goes 'missing' in Goa prison
Panaji, Sep 22 (IANS) Prison authorities at North Goa's Colvale Central Jail on Tuesday launched a massive search operation, after a 31-year-old undertrial accused of raping a 48-year-old British national in the beach village of Canacona in 2018, went missing.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Goa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
90% Chinese students have returned to school: Govt
Beijing, Sep 22 (IANS) China's Education Ministry on Tuesday said that 90 per cent of students across the country have returned to school amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
2020-09-22
Category: International, China,Education
Covid bonanza for health insurers, 25% growth recorded
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The Covid-19 pandemic has increased the propensity of consumers to opt for a comprehensive health insurance product that gives proper financial protection for meeting any medical emergencies.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
'Sharif receives non-bailable arrest warrants at UK residence'
Islamabad, Sep 22 (IANS) Former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has received non-bailable warrants for his arrest at his residence in the UK, sources in the Foreign Office (FO) here said.
2020-09-22
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Kush Maini claims 2nd win of 2020 in British F3
Leicestershire, Sep 22 (IANS) Hitech GP's championship leader Kush Maini has claimed his second win of the year in the British F3 Championship in race three at the Donington Park, after coming out on top of a Lap One battle with championship rival Kaylen Frederick.
2020-09-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Motorsports
We don't force ourselves to invest if opportunities aren't available: Neil Parag Parikh
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) "We do not force ourselves to invest if opportunities are not available. We rather remain in cash and wait for opportunities and right valuations. This helped when the market fell sharply, and we could deploy our cash at some good valuations," said Neil Parag Parikh, Chairman and CEO, PPFAS Mutual Fund.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Pak SC seeks details about exchange of accused persons under extradition treaties
Islamabad, Sep 22 (IANS) The Pakistan Supreme Court has sought details about exchange of accused people under the extradition treaties signed with different countries, including the US.
2020-09-22
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Democrats unveil stopgap funding bill
Washington, Sep 22 (IANS) Democratic lawmakers from the US House of Representatives have introduced a stopgap funding bill, known as the continuing resolution legislation, to keep the federal government open until Deember 11.
2020-09-22
Category: International, United States,Politics
IIT-M develops AI model to process text in 11 Indian languages
Chennai, Sep 22 (IANS) The Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT-M) on Tuesday said its faculty and AI4Bharat have developed artificial intelligence (AI) models and datasets to process texts in 11 Indian languages.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Education,Technology
LG launches series of new TVs in India ahead of festive season
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) LG Electronics on Tuesday launched 8 new LG OLED models led by two new series - an art-inspired GX Gallery series available in 77 and 65-inch class and the Real 8K 88- inch ZX series at a starting price of Rs 14,990 to Rs 29,99,990 in India.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Djokovic completes 286th week as No.1, pips Sampras
Rome, Sep 22 (IANS) Novak Djokovic, who has started his 287th week at the number one position in the ATP Rankings, has gone past Pete Sampras (286 weeks) for second place in the all-time list of most weeks at the numero uno spot.
2020-09-22
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Tennis
Pakistani banks named in global money laundering list
Islamabad, Sep 22 (IANS) At least six Pakistani banks have been named in an investigation on the role global banks play in money laundering, which make up to at least $2.5 million.
2020-09-22
Category: International, Pakistan,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Prem Chopra: Talent is not dependent on age
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) Veteran actor Prem Chopra, who will turn 85 on September 23, feels that talent has nothing to do with age.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
3 B'deshi banks reportedly linked to illicit fund flow
Dhaka, Sep 22 (IANS) Three Bangladeshi banks have been reported to have links with global networks of illicit fund flow, with their names having appeared in suspicious transactions.
2020-09-22
Category: International, Bangladesh,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
DGCA to SC: Tickets booked before, during lockdown refundable
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has informed the Supreme Court that people who had booked air tickets during the lockdown are entitled to immediate refunds.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights
Govt lists 4 Bills for passage in LS on Tuesday
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The Central government has listed three Labour Bills and one Finance Bill for passage in the Lok Sabha during the ongoing session of Parliament on Tuesday.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Pakistanis looking forward to Xi's visit: Imran
Islamabad, Sep 22 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that the people in his country were keenly looking forward to welcoming Chinese President Xi Jinping, the media reported
2020-09-22
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Diesel prices fall for 6th day, petrol trims marginally
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Diesel prices continued to decline for the sixth consecutive day on Tuesday as the product prices fell globally while crude prices remained steady.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
PM Modi comes in defence of Harivansh, shares letter to Prez
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) After openly coming in support of Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman Harivansh, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday shared a letter written to President Ram Nath Kovind by the Deputy Chairman over the Upper House ruckus issue.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Covid recovery rate in Telangana crosses 82% mark
Hyderabad, Sep 22 (IANS) Telangana's recovery rate of Covid-19 cases has crossed the 82 per cent mark as the state continues to see over 2,000 recoveries every day, health officials said on Tuesday.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
NASA shares $28bn plan to return humans to Moon in 2024
Washington, Sep 22 (IANS) NASA has shared an update on its Artemis programme, including the latest plans to land the first woman and the next man on the surface of the Moon in 2024 at a cost of nearly $28 billion.
2020-09-22
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
FPIs can write-off shares of all firms they are unable to sell
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has permitted foreign portfolio investors (FPI) to write-off shares of all companies which they are unable to sell.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Brisbane Heat sign all-rounder Jack Wildermuth for BBL 10
Brisbane, Sep 22 (IANS) Brisbane Heat have signed all-rounder Jack Wildermuth for the upcoming season of the Big Bash League (BBL)
2020-09-22
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
With trade wars & conflicts, fabled China economy at risk
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Chinese President Xi Jinping has been forced to acknowledge that his country's economic growth is facing a rising external risk and the export-driven model that established China as the factory for the world has run into rough weather.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Diplomacy
Lebanese PM urges parties to facilitate govt formation
Beirut, Sep 22 (IANS) Newly-appointed Lebanese Prime Minister Mustafa Adib has urged all political parties to facilitate the formation of a governmentn amid economic, social and health crises.
2020-09-22
Category: International, Lebanon,Politics
This new model may speed drug discovery for Covid-19
New York, Sep 22 (IANS) Researchers have developed a new tool that mimics how SARS-CoV-2 -- the virus that causes Covid-19 -- infects a cell, information that could potentially speed the search for treatments against the disease.
2020-09-22
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
8 suspended RS members end 'dharna', join session's boycott
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Eight suspended members of the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday ended their day-long protest after a request from opposition leaders who also urged them to join in the boycott of the ongoing Monsoon Session.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Renewable sector in India attracts $10-20bn of investment: IEEFA
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) While the pace of renewable energy growth has slowed in India, positive outcomes in recent auctions suggest there remains plenty of appetite among domestic and foreign investors to build renewable infrastructure, a new IEEFA briefing note said on Tuesday.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Disaster declaration issued in Texas ahead of storm
Houston, Sep 22 (IANS) Texas Governor Greg Abbott has issued a disaster declaration for the state's 29 counties in response to tropical storm Beta as it draws closer to the US Gulf Coast.
2020-09-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Environment/Wildlife
Mouni Roy: I am getting used to new normal
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) Actress Mouni Roy, who will soon be seen in the digital film, London Confidential, opposite Purab Kohli, says that lockdown taught her some of the greatest lessons in life.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Canadian police probe poison-laced letter sent to Trump
Ottawa, Sep 22 (IANS) The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) have launched an investigation after a woman in Quebec province allegedly sent a letter containing ricin poison to US President Donald Trump.
2020-09-22
Category: International, Canada,Politics
Lufthansa announces further cost-saving measures
Berlin, Sep 22 (IANS) Due to the severe impact of the Covid-19 crisis on air traffic, German flag carrier Lufthansa has announced further cost-saving measures.
2020-09-22
Category: International, Germany,Business/Economy
Was nice to be under so much pressure in the first game: Rabada
Dubai, Sep 22 (IANS) South African pacer Kagiso Rabada, who produced a sensational performance in the Super Over to help Delhi Capitals defeat Kings XI Punjab, has stated that "it was nice to be under so much pressure in the first game".
2020-09-22
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Israel announces state of emergency in all hospitals
Tel Aviv, Sep 22 (IANS) The Israeli Health Ministry has declared a state of emergency in all hospitals after the recent abnormal rise in Covid-19 morbidity and overcrowding of the wards.
2020-09-22
Category: International, Israel,Health/Medicine
Top 20 Indian institutions to join Samsung campus programme this year
Gurugram, Sep 22 (IANS) Samsung on Tuesday kicked off the fifth edition of its campus programme where students from 20 top B-Schools, engineering colleges and design schools will participate virtually this year.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Haryana,Technology,Education
OnePlus Messages app lands on Google Play Store
Beijing, Sep 22 (IANS) China-based smartphone maker OnePlus has now uploaded its Messages app on Google Play Store.
2020-09-22
Category: International, China,Technology
Sikh man assaulted in England, asked if he was Taliban
London, Sep 22 (IANS) A Punjab-born Sikh taxi driver has said that four white men assaulted him in Berkshire, England, and asked if he was a member of the Taliban militant group.
2020-09-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Diaspora
Marathi actress Ashalata no more (Ld)
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) Veteran actress Ashalata Wabgaonkar, who was reportedly suffering from Covid-19, died in the early hours of Tuesday after a four-day battle with her illness at a private hospital in Satara.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Agra doctors flag concerns over critical Covid-19 patients as cases surge
Agra, Sep 22 (IANS) Doctors in Agra feel that a holistic approach is required for additional care to critical patients with the coronavirus disease, particularly those in vulnerable section, as government medical infrastructure is under strain owing to unprecedented rise in Covid-19 cases in the city.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Spanish PM meets Madrid region leader over Covid-19 measures
Madrid, Sep 22 (IANS) Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez met Isabel Diaz Ayuso, leader of the Autonomous Community of Madrid,in an attempt to find a way to contain the spread of Covid-19 in and around the country's capital.
2020-09-22
Category: International, Spain,Politics
Cricketing legend Kevin Pietersen bats for rhino conservation
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANSlife) Former England cricket captain and a part of the commentary panel for the ongoing IPL 2020, Kevin Pietersen, says that in the midst of a global pandemic, people are starting to realise that we need to start protecting nature. On World Rhino Day, Pietersen is featuring in 'Save This Rhino - India', a National Geographic documentary that exhibits his passion for rhino conservation.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,IANS Life,Sports
UK medical officers recommend raising Covid-19 alert level
London, Sep 22 (IANS) The UK's Chief Medical Officers (CMO) have recommended raising the country's Covid-19 alert level from 3 to 4 due to a recent spike in the number of new cases, according to a joint statemen.
2020-09-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
How writing became a tool for self-discovery, empowerment for these women
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANSlife) Being a female author can come with its own set of challenges, especially when one is trying to juggle a career in the demanding field along with a personal life. From burning the midnight oil to pursue writing, to managing multiple roles, budding authors share how they used writing as a tool for empowerment.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life,Art/Culture/Books
Flu vaccine may not increase Covid-19 risk: Study
New York, Sep 22 (IANS) Researchers have found that receiving the influenza vaccine does not increase a person's risk for contracting Covid-19 or worsen associated morbidity or mortality. Published in the Journal of Clinical and Translational Science, the study shows the flu vaccine is the single most important intervention to help stay healthy this fall and winter.
2020-09-22
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Crucial to support folk artists: Shaan
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANSlife) Popular playback singer Shaan says that folk artists and daily workers are keeping the music heritage and industry intact, and it's crucial for the society to support them in these trying times.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Cinema/Showbiz,IANS Life,Art/Culture/Books
Iran ready to swap all prisoners with US
Tehran, Sep 22 (IANS) Iran is ready for a complete prisoner swap with the US, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said.
2020-09-22
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
Experienced midfielders group will be key to our success: Pradhan
Bengaluru, Sep 22 (IANS) Midfielder Nikki Pradhan has stated the present experienced midfielders group will hold the key for the Indian women's hockey team at the big tournaments in the upcoming years.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Hockey
EU adopts new rules for state aid to reduce CO2 emissions
Brussels, Sep 22 (IANS) The European Commission has unveiled new guidelines enabling state aid to prevent polluting industries from moving to non-EU countries where the climate standards are lower.
2020-09-22
Category: International, Belgium,Politics
Man killed in UP over Rs 300
Bijnor (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 22 (IANS) Apparently in a drunken stupor, three men killed their neighbour with a wooden stick, fitted with nails, following a dispute over Rs 300. The police claimed that all of the accused were in an inebriated state.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Two-thirds of world's population joined COVAX Facility: WHO
Geneva, Sep 22 (IANS) A total of 156 economies representing nearly two-thirds of the world's population have joined the COVAX Facility, an international initiative to ensure equitable global access to vaccines against the novel coronavirus, the World Health Organization (WHO) said.
2020-09-22
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Health/Medicine
To meet testing target, UP doctor gives his sample 15X
Mathura (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 22 (IANS) In a shocking incident, a video clip of a Mathura doctor giving more than 15 of his own samples for conducting Corona test for completing the sampling target, has gone viral on social media.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Urvashi Rautela: We should be addicted to fitness
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) Actress and former beauty queen Urvashi Rautela says rather than be addicted to the short-term pleasures of alcohol, drugs or gambling, people should invest their time in things that bring lasting happiness.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Have learnt a lot from Virat bhaiya: Devdutt Padikkal
Dubai, Sep 22 (IANS) Left-handed batsman Devdutt Padikkal, who played an instrumental role in Royal Challengers Bangalore's (RCB) victory over Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) in their opening game of this year's edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL), has stated that he has learnt a lot from skipper Virat Kohli.
2020-09-22
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
SSR case: NCB summons Deepika Padukone's manager Karishma
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) Widening its probe into the drug's connection in Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput death case, the NCB has summoned Karishma Prakash, the manager of actor Deepika Padukone, and Dhruv Chitgopekar, CEO of the Kwan talent management agency for questioning.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Italy orders Covid-19 testing for travellers from France
Rome, Sep 22 (IANS) Italian Health Minister Roberto Speranza has ordered mandatory Covid-19 testing for travellers coming from seven regions of France, including Paris.
2020-09-22
Category: International, Italy,Health/Medicine
Apple accelerating mini-LED displays adoption for MacBook, iPads
San Francisco, Sep 22 (IANS) Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo in his latest investors note has claimed that Apple will boost adoption of mini-LED technology thanks to increased competition among suppliers for mini-LED chips.
2020-09-22
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
UNGA Prez champions multi-lateralism
United Nations, Sep 22 (IANS) Volkan Bozkir, President of the 75th session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA), has stressed on the importance of multi-lateralism, calling for collective efforts and prompt action for a better future.
2020-09-22
Category: International, United States,Politics
Across 55L, India's active cases dip, recoveries shoot up
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) In a major relief India showed a spike of 75,083 fresh coronavirus cases in a day, nearly 20,000 less than its daily surge reported last week. Even though it crossed the 55 lakh-mark of total cases, it continued to show highest recovery rate, Health Ministry data showed on Tuesday.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Equities fall on lockdown concerns in Europe, Nifty below 11,200
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) The key Indian equity indices declined on Tuesday morning, in line with the Asian indices over concerns of fresh lockdown restrictions in European countries after a resurgence in Covid-19 cases.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Ensure better umpiring, use tech to the max: Wadia urges BCCI
Dubai, Sep 22 (IANS) Kings XI Punjab co-owner Ness Wadia has urged the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) to ensure "better" umpiring standards and make maximum use of the technology in the Indian Premier League (IPL).
2020-09-22
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Sandalwood drugs case: Lookout notice against Vivek Oberoi's relative
Bengaluru, Sep 22 (IANS) Setting its eye on nabbing Aditya Alva, a high-profile event organiser and brother-in-law of Bollywood star, Vivek Oberoi, the Central Crime Branch of the Bengaluru Police, issued a Look Out Circular (LOC) after the CCB learnt that he has not left the country.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Karnataka,Cinema/Showbiz,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Southern Cinema
Samajwadi Party won't contest Bihar polls, will support RJD
Lucknow, Sep 22 (IANS) In a significant development, the Samajwadi Party (SP) has announced that it will not contest the Bihar Assembly elections but will instead support the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD).
2020-09-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Samsung's new Galaxy 'F' phone series in India early next month
Seoul/New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Samsung Electronics will introduce a new mid-segment smartphone line Galaxy 'F in India early next month, industry insiders said as the South Korean tech giant eyes to expand its presence in the world's second-largest smartphone market.
2020-09-22
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
'New WTO head should be capable of managing profound reform'
Brussels, Sep 22 (IANS) The new chief of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) should be "capable of managing profound reforms of the organization", said Valdis Dombrovskis, Executive Vice-President of the European Commission.
2020-09-22
Category: International, Belgium,Politics
Anubhav Sinha on why it took him so long to work with Manoj Bajpayee
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Filmmaker Anubhav Sinha and Manoj Bajpayee have joined hands for the song, Bambai main ka ba. The filmmaker says it takes strength and courage to approach certain actors with a project, and Manoj is one of them.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Kashi to be a model for development: Yogi
Lucknow, Sep 22 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has announced that the entire Kashi area would be developed as a model of development and tourism.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Twitter records 6.1bn K-pop related tweets in past 12 months
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Despite the global Covid-19 pandemic, Twitter has recorded 6.1 billion K-pop related Tweets in the past 12 months.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology
Pharaonic tomb discovered in Egypt
Cairo, Sep 22 (IANS) Egyptian Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities has announced that a pharaonic tomb has been discovered in the country's Minya province.
2020-09-22
Category: International, Egypt,Human Interest/Society,Art/Culture/Books
Canada witnesses increased spike in Covid-19 cases
Ottawa, Sep 22 (IANS) In recent days, Canada was witnessed an increased spike in the number of confirmed coronavirus cases, taking the the overall caseload to 144,693, while the death toll stood at 9,223, according to health officials.
2020-09-22
Category: International, Canada,Health/Medicine
Opp to boycott Monsoon session if MPs' suspension not revoked: Azad
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The opposition in the Rajya Sabha led by Congress' Ghulam Nabi Azad demanded immediate revocation of the suspension of eight MPs, failing which he threatened to boycott the remaining monsoon session.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Intel brings 11th Gen Core chips to Chromebooks
San Francisco, Sep 22 (IANS) Intel on Tuesday made it official to bring its 11th Gen Core processors codenamed Tiger Lake to Chromebooks. The 11th Gen Intel Core processors come with Iris Xe graphics and the Intel Evo platform for thin and light laptops.
2020-09-22
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Thane building crash death toll mounts to 20
Thane (Maharashtra), Sep 22 (IANS) The overnight death toll in the building crash in Maharashtra's Bhiwandi town shot up to 20 with seven more bodies recovered from the debris, officials said here on Tuesday.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Italians vote in favour of reducing number of MPs
Rome, Sep 22 (IANS) A resounding majority of Italians have voted in favour of reducing the number of MPs from 945 to 600, Interior Ministry results have revealed.
2020-09-22
Category: International, Italy,Politics
Farmers need many thousand markets, not one: Chidambaram
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Taking a jibe at the advertisement released by the Centre defending the Farm Bills, former Finance Minister P.Chidambaram on Tuesday said that the farmers need many thousand markets all over the country and not just one.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Wildfire near LA grows to over 100,000 acres
Los Angeles, Sep 22 (IANS) The massive Bobcat Fire raging in the Angeles National Forest has so far scorched 105,345 acres of land with only 15 per cent containment, according to the Los Angeles County Fire Department (LAFD).
2020-09-22
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
RS Dy Chairman to fast in protest of unruly behaviour of MPs
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Deputy Chairman of the Rajya Sabha Harivansh has announced that he will observe one day fast in protest of the unruly behaviour exhibited by the members on Sunday.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Beaumont stars as England beat West Indies in first T20I
London, Sep 22 (IANS) Tammy Beaumont scored a brilliant half century as England Women defeated West Indies Women by 47 runs in the opening T20I of the five-match series at the Derbyshire County Ground.
2020-09-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Egypt Prez, Abu Dhabi Crown Prince discuss regional issues
Cairo, Sep 22 (IANS) Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi and Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan discussed a number of regional issues during a phone call.
2020-09-22
Category: International, Egypt,Politics
Now transfer one photo album via Google Takeout portability tool
San Francisco, Sep 22 (IANS) Google has given more controls to people who use Takeout, its data portability tool to export copies of their data from more than 70 Google products, including Gmail, Drive and Photos. Now, the users can transfer specific albums, rather than the entire library.
2020-09-22
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
OHCHR condemns poll campaign violence in Bolivia
La Paz, Sep 22 (IANS) The Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) has condemned the ongoing violence in several cities across Bolivia amid heated poll campaigns in the run up to October 18 presidential election.
2020-09-22
Category: International, Paraguay,Politics
NIA raids several locations in Kashmir in ex-DSP Davinder Singh case
New Delhi/Srinagar, Sep 22 (IANS) Tightening its noose in the suspended Deputy Superintendent (DSP) Davinder Singh and Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist Naveed Babu case, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Tuesday carried out searches at several locations in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security
India, China discuss border disputes for 14 hours
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) India and China held a 14-hour long diplomatic-military talks in Moldo to resolve border disputes in Eastern Ladakh. The details of the deliberations between both the countries' delegates are yet to be announced.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Big companies deserve scrutiny, Apple has no monopoly: Tim Cook
San Francisco, Sep 22 (IANS) Stressing that big companies deserve scrutiny, Apple CEO Tim Cook has said that his company conducts itself with utmost integrity and professionalism.
2020-09-22
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Meg Lanning to lead Melbourne Stars in WBBL
Melbourne, Sep 22 (IANS) Meg Lanning will be leading Melbourne Stars in the upcoming edition of the Women's Big Bash League (WBBL). She will take over the reins from Elyse Villani who led the side last season. Lanning had captained the Stars in the opening two seasons before moving to Perth.
2020-09-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
3 missing, 20 injured in Jakarta floods
Jakarta, Sep 22 (IANS) At least three people were reported missing and 20 others injured as flash floods and landslides lashed the Indonesian capital of Jakarta and its surrounding areas, a disaster agency official said on Tuesday.
2020-09-22
Category: International, Indonesia,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Renowned film-theatre actress Ashalata succumbs to Covid
Munbai, Sep 22 (IANS) Renowned Marathi, Hindi films and stage actress Ashalata Wabgaonkar passed away after a four-day battle with Covid-19 at a private hospital in Satara. She was 79.
2020-09-22
Category: India, New Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Health/Medicine,Bollywood
ICJ Prez highlights UN's role in safeguarding int'l rule of law
United Nations, Sep 22 (IANS) International Court of Justice (ICJ) President Abdulqawi Yusuf has highlighted the crucial role the UN has been playing in safeguarding the international rule of law, urging nations to respect the system of rules.
2020-09-22
Category: International, United States,Politics
RS Deputy Chairman brings tea for protesting suspended MPs
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The suspended eight MPs of the Rajya Sabha, who were all night sitting in the Parliament premises to protest against their suspension, had a surprise visitor on Tuesday morning. The Deputy Chairman of the Rajya Sabha Harivansh Narayan Singh brought tea and snacks for them.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Cong plans to put Scindia under pressure in MP
Bhopal, Sep 22 (IANS) Congress has started working on a fresh strategy to increase heat on its former Union Minister and current BJP parliamentarian Jyotiraditya Scindia ahead of the by-elections to the Madhya Pradesh Assembly.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
Facebook introduces Rights Manager for images
San Francisco, Sep 22 (IANS) In a bid to help creators and publishers manage their intellectual property related to images, Facebook has introduced Rights Manager for images.
2020-09-22
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Djokovic clinches record 36th Masters title in Rome
Rome, Sep 22 (IANS) World number one Novak Djokovic won the men's singles title at the Italian Open after defeating Diego Schwartzman of Argentina in straight sets, three weeks after completing his second Career Golden Masters at the Western & Southern Open.
2020-09-22
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Tennis
'Path ahead for US economy continues to be highly uncertain'
Washington, Sep 22 (IANS) While the US economy has picked up from its depressed level in the second quarter, the path ahead continues to be "highly uncertain" and depend on the Covid-19 pandemic, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said.
2020-09-22
Category: International, United States,Politics
Militant killed in Kashmir encounter
Srinagar, Sep 22 (IANS) One terrorist has been killed in an ongoing encounter between militants and security forces at Chrar-i-Sharief in central Kashmir's Budgam district, officials said on Tuesday.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism
Paraguay, Peru to meet in opening CONMEBOL WC qualifier
Asuncion, Sep 22 (IANS) Paraguay will host Peru in the opening South American zone 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifier next month, regional football governing body CONMEBOL has announced.
2020-09-22
Category: International, Paraguay,Sports,Football
Arjun Rampal, Manav Kaul in courtroom drama 'Nail Polish'
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) Actor Arjun Rampal is all set to come up with a courtroom drama, Nail Polish.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Ibrahimovic scores twice as Milan win Serie A opener against Bologna
Rome, Sep 22 (IANS) Zlatan Ibrahimovic continued to prove his value as the hitman scored twice against Bologna, helping AC Milan to a good start to the new Serie A season.
2020-09-22
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Football
Kangana takes jibe at Deepika over alleged drug link
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) Kangana Ranaut has taken a sarcastic jibe at Deepika Padukone, saying depression is a consequence of drug abuse.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
US federal debt to reach nearly twice economy's size in 2050
Washington, Sep 22 (IANS) The US' federal debt is projected to reach nearly twice the size of the economy in 2050, driven by the massive fiscal response to the Covid-19-induced recession, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) said in a report.
2020-09-22
Category: International, United States,Politics
After defying UN on Iran, Trump boycotts 75th anniversary session
United Nations, Sep 22 (IANS) US President Donald Trump, who defied the UN and unilaterally reimposed sanctions on Iran, has boycotted the world body's 75th anniversary commemoration.
2020-09-22
Category: International, United States,Politics
Global Covid-19 cases top 31.2mn: Johns Hopkins
Washington, Sep 22 (IANS) The overall number of global coronavirus cases has topped 31.2 million, while the deaths have increased to more than 963,000, according to the Johns Hopkins University.
2020-09-22
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
#JusticeforSSR being forgotten as B'wood drug angle takes over: Sushant tribute song maker
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) Denmark-based singer and entrepreneur Arian Romal has created a tribute song dedicated to late actor Sushant Singh Rajput. The song highlights the ongoing social media movement seeking truth about his death. Romal feels the recent focus on the alleged Bollywood drug links is taking away attention from the death probe.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Chinese mainland reports no new locally transmitted Covid cases
Beijing, Sep 22 (IANS) No new locally transmitted Covid-19 cases were reported on Monday across the Chinese mainland, the National Health Commission said on Tuesday.
2020-09-22
Category: International, China,Health/Medicine
India: UN's unfinished task is tackling Pak's terror epicentre
United Nations, Sep 22 (IANS) The UN's unfinished agenda item is tackling terrorism emanating from its epicentre in Pakistan, India has said here replying to Pakistan bringing up the Kashmir issue at the international organisation's 75th Anniversary Commemoration session.
2020-09-22
Category: International, United States,Diplomacy,Politics
13 Covid-19 patients discharged in Chinese mainland
Beijing, Sep 22 (IANS) The National Health Commission said on Tuesday that 13 Covid-19 patients were discharged from hospitals after recovery in the Chinese mainland on Monday.
2020-09-22
Category: International, China,Health/Medicine
Original films galore in OTT space over the next months
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The OTT screen is the new cinema hall -- at least for now till cinemas remain shut. So, when it comes to original film releases, streaming platforms are going all out with fresh options in the festive months.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Brazil's Covid-19 death toll tops 137,000
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 22 (IANS) Brazil's Covid-19 death toll has surpassed 137,000 after 377 more patients died from the novel coronavirus, raising the total number of fatalities to 137,272.
2020-09-22
Category: International, Brazil,Health/Medicine
UN faces crisis of confidence, must fix outdated structures: Modi (Ld)
United Nations, Sep 22 (IANS) In an under-4 minute video message, India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi showed United Nations the mirror and urged it to take a long, hard look at its "crisis of confidence" while ratcheting up the call for a new template of multilateralism that "reflects today's realities" on Day One of the United Nations high level week being live streamed to the world from the UN headquarters in New York City.
2020-09-22
Category: International, United States,Politics
Reynu Taandon's twist to traditional wedding weaves
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANSlife) Designer Reynu Taandon's latest couture collection "Surkh" draws inspiration from contemporary Indian brides who like to mix modern and minimalistic designs with old world charm.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Shantanu & Nikhil's latest collection is for 'neo-luxe brides'
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANSlife) Clients will now be far more emotional about each and everything in their lives and design will be paramount, say designer duo Shantanu and Nikhil as they virtually launch their ceremonial couture '20 collection titled 'The Resurgence'.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
US stocks fall on sour recovery outlook
New York, Sep 22 (IANS) US stocks fell on Monday for the third consecutive session in a row due to the spike of coronavirus infection cases in Europe and rising uncertainty on negotiations with the next round of fiscal stimulus in the US, with the Dow losing as much as 942.27 points during the session before a narrowed end.
2020-09-22
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy
Trump says considering five women for Supreme Court vacancy
Washington, Sep 22 (IANS) US President Donald Trump said on Monday that he is considering five women for the Supreme Court seat vacated by the death of liberal Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
2020-09-22
Category: International, United States,Politics
UN faces a crisis of confidence, says Modi
New York, Sep 22 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi turned the mirror towards the United Nations and urged it to take a hard look at its "crisis of confidence", ratcheted up the call for a new template of multilateralism that "reflects today's reality" and wrapped up a lightning-quick speech on Day One at the United Nations high-level week being live-streamed to the world from the UN headquarters in New York City.
2020-09-22
Category: International, United States,Politics
Gujarat assembly passes bill to cut salaries of ministers, MLAs
Gandhinagar, Sep 22 (IANS) The Gujarat assembly on Monday passed a bill to slash the salaries by 30 per cent of its legislators, including the speaker, Deputy speaker, and ministers due to the current crisis of coronavirus outbreak. The Gujarat government had earlier brought in an ordinance for the same in April this year which was given the form of legislation on Monday.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Israel reports 3,027 new Covid-19 cases, 190,929 in total
Jerusalem, Sep 22 (IANS) The total number of Covid-19 cases in Israel has reached 190,929, with 3,027 new cases, Israel's Ministry of Health said on Monday.
2020-09-22
Category: International, Israel,Health/Medicine
Delhi riots: More than Rs 1cr used to manage protests, reveals chargesheet
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) A recent chargesheet filed by Special Cell of the Delhi Police in connection with the alleged conspiracy in the Delhi riots case revealed that five accused, slapped with the stringent UAPA, received Rs 1.61 crore to execute the conspiracy.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
J&K govt issues 18.52 lakh Domicile Certificates till Sept 21
Jammu, Sep 22 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir government has issued over 18.52 Lakh Domicile Certificates against over 21.99 lakh applications received till Monday.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
LS passes two Health Ministry Bills in midnight proceedings
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The Lok Sabha in a midnight proceeding on Tuesday passed Homoeopathy Central Council (Amendment) Bill, 2020, and Indian Medicine Central Council (Amendment) Bill, 2020.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Epidemic Diseases Bill passed in LS to protect frontline Covid workers
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) A bill which proposed protection to frontline workers, including healthcare professionals, was passed on late Monday night proceedings of the Lok Sabha with a voice vote and support from all political parties. The Bill was passed a few minutes before 12 O'clock.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Jagan launches AP Police Seva App offering 87 services
Amaravati, Sep 22 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on Monday launched AP Police Seva App, a mobile application offering 87 types of citizen services.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Telangana's Raigir railway station is now Yadadri
Hyderabad, Sep 22 (IANS) The Indian Railways on Monday announced that the name of Raigir railway station in Telangana has been changed to Yadadri railway station.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Not believing in act of God, Covid vaccine expected in early 2021: Harsh Vardhan
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan assured the Lok Sabha that the Central government is not just waiting for "act of God" in fight against Covid-19 but also working round-the-clock in the direction to get solution and a vaccine will be available in the beginning of the next year anytime.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National
Heavy rains, flash floods wreak havoc across Karnataka
Bengaluru, Sep 22 (IANS) Heavy rains and flash floods wreaked havoc in Karnataka's coastal, southern and central districts for the third consecutive day on Monday, disrupting normal life, an official said.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Debutant Padikkal, Chahal do the star turn for RCB
Dubai, Sep 22 (IANS/Glofans) A brilliant 42-ball 56 from debutant Devdutt Padikkal and a three-wicket burst from Yujvendra Chahal that caused a spectacular batting collapse helped Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) beat the SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) by 10 runs in their opening game of the Indian Premier League (IPL) here on Monday evening.
2020-09-22
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Oppn MPs urge President to not grant assent to Agri Bills
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) At least 20 opposition MPs on Monday wrote to President Ram Nath Kovind, urging him not to grant assent to the controversial Agriculture Bills, alleging that the way they were passed without any debate was a "murder of democracy".
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Chahal changed the game for us, says Kohli
Dubai, Sep 22 (IANS) Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) skipper Virat Kohli lauded his teammates for keeping their composure as they defeated SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) by 10 runs in their opening encounter of the Indian Premier League (IPL) here on Monday.
2020-09-22
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
It was a bizzare game for us: Warner post SRH's loss to RCB
Dubai, Sep 22 (IANS) Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) captain David Warner conceded that Yuzvendra Chahal's final over of his spell proved to be turning point as his side lost their opening IPL 13 game against Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium on Monday evening.
2020-09-22
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Recoveries exceed new Covid cases in Karnataka
Bengaluru, Sep 21 (IANS) Reversing the trend, recovery from Covid-19 was more at 9,925 than 7,339 new cases registered in Karnataka on Monday.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
As Covid hits Tripura badly, Sarkar targets govt on lawlessness
Agartala, Sep 21 (IANS) Leader of the Opposition and former Chief Minister Manik Sarkar on Monday slammed the BJP-led Tripura governemtn for a total lawlessness in the state amid spike in the Covid-19 cases.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics
Gyan Sangam a failure, efforts by NDA govt to reform banks still-born: Raghuram Rajan
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) An outspoken critic of the NDA government, former RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan has launched an attack on the policies of the government highlighting the "still-born effort to reform public sector banks" and "the failure of the Gyan Sangam", a conclave held on the banking sector in 2015.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
HSBC stock at lowest since 1995 on money laundering suspicions
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) HSBC's share price fell to its lowest level since 1995, following allegations of money laundering and fears of another lockdown in Europe.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Andhra CM Jagan Mohan Reddy to visit Delhi on Tuesday
Amaravati, Sep 21 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y. S. Jagan Mohan Reddy is scheduled to visit New Delhi on Tuesday.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Padikkal, Chahal star in RCB's win over SRH
Dubai, Sep 21 (IANS) A brilliant half-century from debutant Devdutt Padikkal followed by some class spin bowling from Yujvendra Chahal helped Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) beat the SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) by 10 runs in their opening game of the 13th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) here on Monday evening.
2020-09-21
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
SpiceJet to start daily flights to Darbhanga from Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) SpiceJet on Monday announced the launch of daily flight services connecting Darbhanga with key metros of Delhi, Mumbai and Bengaluru starting November 8.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
B'luru Metro extends validity of smart cards for 10 years
Bengaluru, Sep 21 (IANS) In the wake of steady spike in the COVID-19 cases, the Bengaluru Metro Rail Corporation Limited on Monday decided to extend the validity of smart cards from one year to 10 years in order to avoid reactivation related issues.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Cong to hold nationwide protest over Agri Bills from Sept 24
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Miffed over the recently passed controversial Farm Bills, the Congress has decided to launch a nationwide agitation against the government on September 24. It will also collect two crore signatures from the farmers which the party will submit to President Ram Nath Kovind seeking withdrawal of these Bills.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Gujarat records 1,430 new Covid cases, 17 more deaths
Gandhinagar, Sep 21 (IANS) Gujarat on Monday saw 1,430 new coronavirus cases, taking its tally to 1,24,767, while the death toll reached 3,339 as 17 more patients succumbed.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Mineral-rich Bastar gets flight service
Raipur, Sep 21 (IANS) Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel on Monday virtually inaugurated a 72-seat regular flight linking Jagdalpur in Bastar region with Raipur and Hyderabad, which will greatly shorten the time taken by road journey.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Uttarakhand ,Business/Economy
Jhanvi Kapoor to walk for Manish Malhotra at digital ICW
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANSlife) Bollywood actress Jhanvi Kapoor will be closing the show for veteran designer Manish Malhotra at the grand finale of first-ever digital India Couture Week on Wednesday.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
SC stays interim bail to ex-UP minister in gang-rape case
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday stayed the Allahabad High Court order granting two months interim bail, on medical grounds, to former Uttar Pradesh minister Gayatri Prasad Prajapati in a gang-rape case.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Anti-farm bill protest to last only till Parliament session ends: Goa BJP Prez
Panaji, Sep 21 (IANS) Protests against the controversial farm bills passed by the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha will stop after the Parliament session ends, Goa BJP president Sadanand Shet Tanavade said on Monday.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
HC order on plea against stay on book on Asaram's conviction on Tue
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The Delhi High Court will on Tuesday pass its order on a petition filed by publisher HarperCollins challenging a trial court order which had put an ex parte stay on the publication of a book titled "Gunning for the Godman: The True Story Behind Asaram Bapu's conviction".
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Educational institutions partially reopen in 4 NE state
Guwahati/Shillong/Aizawl, Sep 21 (IANS) Educational institutions in four -- Assam, Meghalaya, Mizoram and Nagaland -- of the eight northeastern states partially re-opened on Monday after a gap of six months with strict Covid-19 guidelines, officials said.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Assam,National,Education,Health/Medicine
Andhra govt moves SC against HC's gag order, stalling probe
Amaravati/New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh government has moved the Supreme Court against the state high court's gag order on media as well as the stalling of investigation in an Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) case involving a former advocate general (AG) and others.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
IFSCA panel submits report on int'l retail business development
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The International Financial Services Centres Authority's (IFSCA) expert committee on international retail business development in the IFSC has submitted its interim report to the authority's Chairperson.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
All companies important for India, need solutions: Sitharaman
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday said that any company, whether it is big, medium small, micro or nano, is important for the country.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Politics
Why shall CBI's appeal in 2G case be given priority over pending matters: Advocate to HC
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) While the Delhi High Court on Monday was hearing an application seeking early hearing in the 2G spectrum case, the accused persons, including former Telecom Minister A. Raja, businessman Shahid Balwa and others, opposed the said application filed by the CBI and the ED.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Two terror suspects arriving from Riyadh held in joint NIA/RAW operation
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 21 (IANS) In a highly-secretive joint NIA-RAW operation, two people, who were on the radar of top central security agencies in terrorism cases, were taken into custody from the Thiruvananthapuram airport as soon as they arrived on a flight from Riyadh on Monday evening.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Kerala,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Maha Covid recoveries zoom as deaths, new cases decline (Roundup)
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Maharashtra's Covid-19 recoveries on Monday touched a new high with 32,007 fully cured people returning home, while the number of new cases and deaths declined, Health Minister Rajesh Tope said here.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Shoulder pain subsides, scan reports encouraging too: Ashwin
Dubai, Sep 21 (IANS) Ace off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin, who had suffered a shoulder injury in Delhi Capitals' (DC) opening game against the Kings XI Punjab in the Indian Premier League (IPL) on Monday, said that the pain had "settled down" and the scan reports were "pretty encouraging".
2020-09-21
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
SC notice on PIL seeking re-opening of 14 lakh Anganwadi centres
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to examine a PIL seeking re-opening of around 14 lakh Anganwadi centres, which were shut down due to lockdown to contain the spread of Covid-19.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights
HC sends notice to school for not issuing TC
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Monday issued a notice over a petition filed by two siblings school refused to issue Transfer Certificate and marksheet alleging non payment of fess.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Immigration/Law/Rights
French Open Qualifiers: Gunneswaran advances to second round
Paris, Sep 21 (IANS) Prajnesh Gunneswaran on Monday defeated Turkey's Cem Ilkel to advance to the second round of the French Open men's singles qualifying event.
2020-09-21
Category: International, France,Sports,Tennis
Amol Parashar: Haven't reached stage where I've to hide my face to walk freely
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Actor Amol Parashar, who is best known for his role in the hit web series, TVF Tripling, has recalled his fan encounters.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Tata Steel Mining starts operations at Sukinda chromite mine in Odisha
Bhubaneswar, Sep 21 (IANS) Tata Steel Mining Limited (TSML) on Monday commenced operations at its Sukinda chromite mine in Odisha.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Orissa,Business/Economy
K'taka farmers protest changing APMC, land reform laws
Bengaluru, Sep 21 (IANS) Hundreds of farmers from across Karnataka staged a massive protest rally on Monday here against amendments to the APMC Act and Land Reforms Act by the BJP government.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Sandalwood drugs case: Ragini, Sanjjanaa's bail hearing postponed till Sept 24
Bengaluru, Sep 21 (IANS) An NDPS special court on Monday adjourned the hearing of the bail applications filed by Kannada actresses Ragini Dwivedi and Sanjjanaa Galrani till September 24.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Karnataka,National
Amarinder mocks 'paltry hike' in MSP of wheat, other crops
Chandigarh, Sep 21 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Monday dismissed the Centre's "paltry hike" in the MSP of wheat and five other Rabi crops as a "cruel joke" on the farmers amid their growing apprehensions about abolition of the MSP regime following the passage of the new agriculture Bills in Parliament.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Nirmala: Every company regardless of size, is important for India
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday stated in the Lok Sabha that any company whether it is big, small, micro, medium or nano is important for the country.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National
Nepal's legendary mountaineer Ang Rita Sherpa passes away
Kathmandu, Sep 21 (IANS) Ang Rita Sherpa, a Nepalese mountaineering legend who climbed Mt. Qomolangma -- popularly known as Mt. Everest -- 10 times without bottled oxygen, passed away on Monday.
2020-09-21
Category: International, Nepal,Sports,Other Sports
Encounter on between terrorists, security forces in Kashmir's Budgam
Srinagar, Sep 21 (IANS) An encounter is underway between terrorists and security forces at Charar-i-Sharief in central Kashmir's Budgam district on Monday, officials said.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism
PM to address IIT Guwahati's convocation on Tuesday
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the convocation of IIT, Guwahati on Tuesday through video-conferencing.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Politics
LS passes amendment in Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The Lok Sabha on Monday passed the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (Second Amendment) Bill, 2020, whereby fresh insolvency proceedings will not be initiated for at least six months starting from March 25 amid the coronavirus pandemic.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Indie filmmaker Aditya Kripalani: Feminism is about equality
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Independent filmmaker Aditya Kripalani has opened up on his idea of feminism.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Hyderabadi girl's paintings adorn walls of London restaurant
Hyderabad, Sep 21 (IANS) A 14-year-old girl's passion for painting paid off as her artworks have made their way to London to adorn the walls of a restaurant.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National
NCB questions Jaya Saha, Shruti Modi in drugs-related case
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) on Monday questioned Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput's talent manager Jaya Saha and celebrity manager Shruti Modi in a drugs-related case for more than five hours
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz
K'tka decides to shorten legislature session to 6 days (LD)
Bengaluru, Sep 21 (IANS) After at least 100 members of Vidhan Soudha secretariat staff as well as ministers tested Covid positive, the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the opposition parties on Monday agreed to shorten the ongoing eight days Monsoon legislature session to six days.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Terrorist incidents down by half after Art 370 scrapped in J&K: Govt
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) There has been a drastic decline in terrorist incidents in Jammu & Kashmir after the abrogation of Article 370 from the erstwhile state on August 5 last year, the Ministry of Home Affairs informed Parliament on Monday comparing the last two years' data.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
IOC plans 'energy pumps' for future with assortment of fuel options
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) IndianOil Corporation (IOC) said on Monday that its retail outlets of the future will be 'energy pumps' offering a wide assortment of cleaner, greener and more efficient fuel options to millions of customers.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
UN's 75th Anniversary Declaration commits to Security Council reform
United Nations, Sep 21 (IANS) The General Assembly committed itself to put "new life" into the stalled reform of the Security Council in its Declaration for the 75th Anniversary of the United Nations on Monday.
2020-09-21
Category: International, United States,Diplomacy,Defence/Security
Man washed away in Hyderabad lake, second incident in 4 days
Hyderabad, Sep 21 (IANS) After a 20-hour-long search, rescue workers on Monday retrieved the body of a man who was swept away in Saroornagar lake here on Sunday evening.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
'Amid Covid woes Mondayjoining to aid small firms in recruitment'
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Even as the pandemic has severely hit the job scenario in the country, Amit Khanduja, the founder of the job portal Mondayjoining.com, aims to help small and medium scale businesses go for cost-effective recruitment and also provide retrenched employees opportunities to find a new job.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
AIFF grants Covid solidarity fund to state football associations
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) All India Football Federation (AIFF) President Praful Patel on Monday evening met all state association representatives in a virtual meeting. Presidents and General Secretaries of affiliated state associations were in attendance, as was the General Secretary of the AIFF.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Singing, sitting on grass: 8 suspended MPs continue dharna
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Singing, sitting on grass, eight suspended Rajya Sabha members have been camping near the Gandhi statue
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Cong slams BJP over scrapping of housing scheme for bureaucrats
Panaji, Sep 21 (IANS) Goa Congress on Monday accused the Chief Minister Pramod Sawant-led ruling dispensation of being worse than the colonial Portuguese, while criticising the BJP-led government decision to disallow legal recourse to government servants to appeal against the scrapping of loan interest subsidies available to them under the House Building Allowance scheme.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
50s from Padikkal, de Villiers power RCB to 163 against SRH
Dubai, Sep 21 (IANS) Devdutt Padikkal and AB de Villiers scored brilliant half-centuries as the Royal Challengers Bangalore set a 164-run target for SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) in their opening game of the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the Dubai International Stadium on Monday.
2020-09-21
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Kerala reports 2,910 Covd cases after dip in testing
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 21 (IANS) Kerala on Monday reported 2,910 fresh Covid-19 cases, much lower than the daily figures reported in the past few days as only 25,848 samples were tested.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
Will stay on Sudarshan TV show have 'chilling effect' on free speech: SC
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday queried the parties, opposing the telecast of Sudarshan News' controversial programme on the alleged infiltration of Muslims in the civil services, whether a blanket injunction could be issued, and would it have a "chilling effect" on free speech?
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Media
K'tka BJP MLA challenges minister,starts scuffle
Bengaluru, Sep 21 (IANS) Irked over 'inaccessibility,' Karnataka BJP MLA Belli Prakash on Monday entered into a scuffle with Municipalities Minister K.C. Narayana Gowda.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
PM Modi to interact with fitness enthusiasts during Fit India Dialogue
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on Thursday interact with fitness influencers and citizens during a nation-wide online Fit India Dialogue which is being organised to celebrate the first anniversary of the Fit India Movement.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Microsoft ups the game, to acquire ZeniMax Media for $7.5 bn
San Francisco, Sep 21 (IANS) Giving a major boost to its Xbox video game offerings, Microsoft on Monday said that it plans to acquire US-based ZeniMax Media, the parent company of Bethesda Softworks, one of the largest, privately held game developers and publishers in the world, for $7.5 billion.
2020-09-21
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Fresh tenders issued for manufacturing of Vande Bharat trains
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Almost a month after cancelling the tender for manufacturing 44 Vande Bharat train sets, the Indian Railways on Monday said that it has invited fresh tenders for manufacturing the semi-high speed train sets focusing on the domestic manufacturers and promoting the government's ambitious Make in India project.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
BSNL raises Rs 8,500 cr via sovereign bonds
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) State-run BSNL on Monday raised Rs 8,500 crore through sovereign guaranteed bonds.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Ageless opener Mayank Agarwal sets sail in T20 format too
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) At 27 years and 313 days, Mayank Agarwal made his Test debut - when the selectors perhaps had no option but to pick him following a prolific domestic season -- and proved everyone wrong with mature innings of 76 and 42 against Australia in Melbourne in December 2018. And at 29 years and 217 days, he scored his highest IPL score, a fabulous 60-ball 89, and almost single-handedly took Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) to victory.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Electric vehicles penetration to remain low in medium term: ICRA
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Absence of strong direct and indirect financial stimulus from the government to encourage electric vehicles (EVs) adoption will restrict any meaningful domestic penetration of EVs in the key automotive commercial and passenger vehicles segments given their high prices, ICRA Ratings said on Monday.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Sonia Singh joins the cast of 'Vighnaharta Ganesh'
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Dill Mill Gayye actress Sonia Singh has joined the cast of the show, Vighnaharta Ganesh. She says shooting for a mythological show is a unique experience.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Maoist extremist nabbed in CRPF-police operation
Patna, Sep 21 (IANS) A Maoist extremist absconding for the past 30 years has been nabbed in a joint operation of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and Gaya police on Monday.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Tractor sales uptick likely to last beyond festive season (IANS Trends)
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The Covid-19 pandemic triggered an acceleration in tractor sales in India which is expected to last beyond the festive season, industry insiders opined.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National
Halep wins Italian Open as Pliskova retires due to injury
Rome, Sep 21 (IANS) Former world number one Simona Halep on Monday won the women's singles title at the Italian Open, earning the win after defending champion and longtime rival Karolina Pliskova was forced to retire due to injury in the second set while trailing 0-6, 1-2 in the summit clash.
2020-09-21
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Tennis
3-ft long monitor lizard, 5-ft long cobra rescued in Agra
Agra, Sep 21 (IANS) The Wildlife SOS team rescued a three-foot long monitor lizard, a five-foot long Indian Rock Python and a cobra from different locations in Agra on Monday.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Andhra logs lesser corona cases than recoveries
Amaravati, Sep 21 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh has registered 6,235 new coronavirus cases, lesser than those recorded in the past few days, even as the state's total tally rose to 6.31 lakh on Monday.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
'Vodafone Idea's inability to raise debt may increase equity requirements'
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Vodafone Idea's inability to raise debt from external investors could increase equity requirements and push promoters to subscribe to the debt issuance too, according to a report by US financial services house Morgan Stanley.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Salma Hayek's daughter is her 'greatest teacher'
Los Angeles, Sep 21 (IANS) Actress Salma Hayek says her daughter Valentina came into her life as her greatest teacher and joy.
2020-09-21
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
SEBI issues framework for negative pricing in commodity futures
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Post the settlement mayhem in crude oil futures on the Multi-Commodity Exchange (MCX) in April, the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) on Monday came up with Alternate Risk Management Framework (ARMF) to handle the scenario of near-zero and negative pricing for any underlying in commodity futures.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
IIT-Kanpur introduces indegenous fashionable masks to fight Covid-19
Kanpur, Sep 21 (IANS) Masks have become a precautionary measure for saving lives during the ongoing corona pandemic. So, IIT-Kanpur has designed unique fashionable designer masks keeping in view the health of the people which will prove to be very effective in combating the Covid-19 infection.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Payal Ghosh to file police complaint against Anurag Kashyap
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Actress Payal Ghosh, who has levelled sexual harassment allegations against Anurag Kashyap, is all set to file a police complaint against the filmmaker here on Monday.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Over 3.8 lakh shell companies struck off Cos Act in 3 years
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Union Minister of State for Finance and Corporate Affairs, Anurag Thakur, has said that over 3.8 lakh shell companies were struck off under the Companies Act during the last three years.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
CCEA approves MSP hikes for 6 rabi crops
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday approved the hike in the Minimum Support Prices (MSPs) for all mandated six Rabi crops in crop season 2020-21 (July-June).
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Politics
'Manto' turns 2: Rasika Dugal on why film was a 'special experience'
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) The Nawazuddin Siddiqui-starrer Manto was released two years ago on this day and Rasika Dugal, who had a pivotal role in the critically-acclaimed film, recalled why the Nandita Das directorial was a special experience.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Stuck to basics, didn't try anything out of the box, says Bishnoi
Dubai, Sep 21 (IANS) Kings XI Punjab leg-spinner Ravi Bishnoi, who made his Indian Premier League (IPL) debut on Sunday against Delhi Capitals, has revealed that he was more excited than nervous and all his focus was on to win the game for his side, which didn't happen.
2020-09-21
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
SBI Life Insurance, YES Bank announce bancassurance tie-up
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) SBI Life Insurance has entered into a bancassurance agreement with YES BANK to offer a bouquet of life insurance solutions to the Bank's customers across the country.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Can RBI ensure banks infuse funds in Amrapali projects, SC asks
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday asked the RBI to file an affidavit whether it can intervene to ensure that banks infuse funds to complete construction of the Amrapali housing projects.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Jim Sarbh, Bani J do the 'Freedom Dance'
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Actors Jim Sarbh and Bani J. will share their interpretation of freedom through a music video titled Freedom Dance.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Sunny Singh's tips on how to stay motivated
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Actor Sunny Singh says when you choose the correct diet and workout, you will always be motivated.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Tech for lunar landing makes self-driving cars safer on Earth
Washington, Sep 21 (IANS) A laser-based technology designed to help spacecraft land on a proverbial dime for missions to the Moon and Mars is also helping self-driving cars navigate rush hour traffic on this planet, NASA has said.
2020-09-21
Category: International, United States,Technology
Suniel Shetty celebrating 45 years of friendship with Jackie Shroff
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Veteran actors Jackie Shroff and Suniel Shetty share a close bond. On Monday, Suniel took to Instagram and posted a video of a few moments spent with Jackie.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
314 new Covid cases push Gurugram's tally to 18,142
Gurugram, Sep 21 (IANS) The Covid-19 tally in Gurugram rose to 18,142 as 314 more people tested positive for the disease, health officials said on Monday.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Haryana,National,Health/Medicine
Criminals break into Gurugram shop, flee with 25 laptops
Gurugram, Sep 21 (IANS) Four criminals broke into a Gurugram shop while holding a security guard hostage and fled with 25 laptops, including three new ones, and other gadgets worth Rs 6.5 lakh, police said on Monday.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
'Indian Idol' winners Salman Ali, Sunny Hindustani to perform in London
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Indian Idol winners Salman Ali and Sunny Hindustani will hit the stage in London next month.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Mamata speaks to suspended Rajya Sabha MPs
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee on Monday spoke to the eight Rajya Sabha MPs who were suspended for creating a ruckus in the House and sitting on a protest in the Parliament premises.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
ISL: Spaniard Fran Sandaza joins Hyderabad FC
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Hyderabad FC on Monday announced the signing of Spanish forward Francisco 'Fran' Sandaza on a one-year deal. The 35-year-old signs from Spanish Segunda Division side Alcorcon, and becomes the sixth new foreign signing for the club this season.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Ileana D'Cruz professes self love
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Actress Ileana DCruz has urged everyone to make themselves their priority number one.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
India turns net steel exporter to China for first time in years
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Even as various restrictions are being looked by government agencies to curb Chinese imports, the neighbouring country has provided big export support to Indian steel industry saving it from the blushes of a weak domestic demand and consequent fall in production.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Benny Dayal's new song reminds we are all rockstars of our lives
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Singer Benny Dayal feels the world needs a dose of positivity, and he hopes his latest track Jee le does the trick.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
13 killed as Thane building collapses, 10 others hurt (2nd Ld)
Thane (Maharashtra), Sep 21 (IANS) At least 13 persons, including seven minors, were killed in sleep as a three-storeyed residential building they lived in collapsed in the early hours of Monday in Narpoli area of Bhiwandi town.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
RJD to kick off agitation against agri Bills from Sep 25
Patna, Sep 21 (IANS) After the contentious agriculture Bills were passed in Parliament, the opposition Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) in Bihar has decided to start its agitation from September 25.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Kajol's daughter turns shutterbug for mom
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Actress Kajol shared pictures where she poses in a saree that her daughter Nysa has clicked.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
1,036 more test corona positive in J&K
Srinagar, Sep 21 (IANS) As many as 1,036 more persons tested coronavirus positive in Jammu and Kashmir on Monday as the total cases climbed up to 65,026 in the Union Territory.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
Kunal Kemmu roots for concluding episode of 'Abhay 2'
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) The Kunal Kemmu-starrer thriller series, Abhay 2, is all set to come out with its final episode, and the actor, who plays the title role in the web-series, shares that everyone has worked hard and delivered their best.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
IPL: SRH opt to bowl against RCB (Toss)
Dubai, Sep 21 (IANS) SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) captain David Warner on Monday won the toss and elected to bowl against Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in their opening game of the ongoing 13th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium.
2020-09-21
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
One launchpad planned now at India's second rocket port in TN
Chennai, Sep 21 (IANS) The land survey has been completed for 431.87.74 hectares out of 961.66.90 hectares identified for the construction of India's second rocket launch port in in Tamil Nadu's Thoothukudi district, Parliament was informed on Monday.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Science/Tech,Technology
Mamata calls for protests against BJP govt over farm bill issue
Kolkata, Sep 21 (IANS) A day after the suspension of eight MPs who fought to protect the interests of farmers in Parliament, West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday lashed out at the Bharatiya Janata Party-led government at the Centre saying that the Trinamool Congress would hit the road from tomorrow in protest of the "undemocratic" move and urged people from across the sections to join the movement.
2020-09-21
Category: India, West Bengal,National
Why Hrithik Roshan is proud of himself
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Actor Hrithik Roshan cannot stop gushing over the latest selfie he shot. In the image he posted on Instagram, Hrithik looks dapper in a black T-shirt and cap.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Ayushmann thanks directors on World Gratitude Day
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) National Award-winning Bollywood star Ayushmann Khurrana has thanked all the directors with whom he has worked, on the occasion of World Gratitude Day.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Dalmia-OCL launches Magnesia Carbon Line to cut down on imports
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Dalmia-OCL Ltd, the refractory company of the Dalmia Bharat Group, on Monday launched a new refractory line for production of Magnesia Carbon (MgO-C) bricks, widely used in the steel industry, at its plant in Odisha's Rajgangpur.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
SunRisers Hyderabad win toss, opt to bowl vs RCB
Dubai, Sep 21 (IANS) SunRisers Hyderabad captain David Warner on Monday won the toss and opted to bowl against Virat Kohli's Royal Challengers Bangalore in an Indian Premier League match at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium here.
2020-09-21
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Tribal bodies demand Sarna code in population census
Ranchi, Sep 21 (IANS) Different tribal orgaisations on Monday formed a human chain demanding the mention of Sarna code in the population census.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
AIADMK dismisses Tuticorin party functionary charged with murder
Chennai, Sep 21 (IANS) Tamil Nadu's ruling AIADMK on Monday dismissed its Tuticorin party functionary A. Thirumanavel for acting in a manner that brought disrepute to the party.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Andhra HC extends status quo on 3-capitals project till Oct 5
Amaravati, Sep 21 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh High Court on Monday extended the status quo till October 5 on the state government's project to build three different state capitals.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Anushka strikes a happy pregnant pose in the pool
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Actress Anushka Sharma on Monday treated fans with a new picture. In the Instagram image, Anushka, who is pregnant with her first child, flaunts her baby bump in black swimwear standing in a pool.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Had never felt this stressed, says Mandeep about Covid-19 experience
Bengaluru, Sep 21 (IANS) Indian hockey team striker Mandeep Singh is excited to be back on the pitch and go about basic activities to improve fitness after recovering from Covid-19. He was the first player to be admitted in the hospital in the state capital and Mandeep has now recalled the experience as being one of the toughest times of his life.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Hockey
Bengali star Nusrat Jahan mulls legal action against video chat app using her photo
Kolkata, Sep 21 (IANS) Bengali actress and Trinamool Congress MP Nusrat Jahan has threatened legal action against a video chatting app that has used her photograph in an advertisement without due permission.
2020-09-21
Category: India, West Bengal,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
HC to hear DU professors' plea on non-payment of salaries on Sep 24
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Monday posted for hearing the batch of petitions filed by the professors teaching at Delhi University seeking the court's direction to the government to release their salaries pending for the last four months.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Immigration/Law/Rights
Telugu actress Tanya Desai to be seen in Hindi thriller series 'Crackdown'
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Telugu actress Tanya Desai will be seen in the upcoming Hindi series, Crackdown, by Apoorva Lakhia. She is in awe of the filmmaker, as well as TV actor Iqbal khan with whom she shares most of her scenes.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion,Lifestyle/Fashion
LS passes Bill making Aadhaar mandatory for NGOs to receive foreign funds
New Sep 21 (IANS) The Lok Sabha on Monday unanimously passed a Bill making Aadhaar mandatory for registration of organisations receiving foreign funds and to give the government powers to stop utilisation of foreign funds by an organisation through a "summary enquiry".
2020-09-21
Category: India, New Delhi,National
Post-370, public sector recruitment in J&K sparks outrage among youth (IANS Special)
New Delhi/Srinagar, Sep 21 (IANS) A year after the central government's assurances that the nullification of Article 370 would lead to transparency and accountability, Jammu & Kashmir's public sector recruitment remains a major source of disillusionment.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Even ruins have memories: BV Doshi
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Architecture has the ability to induce aspirations in life giving clues of fascinating behaviour patterns, B.V. Doshi, the 2018 Pritzker Prize laureate was the first Indian to receive architecture's most illustrious award. He says these subtle gesticulations of life heightened through juxtaposition of functions and spaces continue to enchant him.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National
S Korean telecom firm rolls out app-based DNA test service
Seoul, Sep 21 (IANS) SK Telecom Co, South Korea's largest mobile carrier, said on Monday it has released a mobile app-based DNA testing service in partnership with bio firm Macrogen Inc.
2020-09-21
Category: International, South Korea,Technology,Health/Medicine
Citation of 'Hindu Terror' show on NDTV irks Justice Chandrachud
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday reacted sharply to an affidavit by Sudarshan News, citing channel NDTV's programme titled "Hindu Terror: Myth or fact" anchored by Barkha Dutt and broadcast on September 17, 2008, as it sought to justify its programme titled "UPSC Jehad".
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Media
UK to see 50,000 Covid cases a day by Oct without action: Vallance
London, Sep 21 (IANS) UK government's chief scientific advisor Patrick Vallance said on Monday that the UK could see 50,000 Covid-19 cases per day by mid-October and about 200 deaths per day a month after that without further action.
2020-09-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
Sushil Modi: Farm bills will benefit farmers
Patna, Sep 21 (IANS) Amid strong protests over the Agriculture Bills in the national capital and farmers hitting the streets in Haryana and Punjab, Bihar deputy CM Sushil Kumar Modi has said that the legislations will ultimately benefit farmers.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Rajasthan changes govt schools' uniform, oppn BJP sees read
Jaipur, Sep 21 (IANS) The Rajasthan government has suddenly decided on a new uniform for students in government schools even as these are shut due to Covid-19, just because the earlier one was similar to that of members of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS).
2020-09-21
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Education,Politics
Robbie Williams: I'm numerically dyslexic
Los Angeles, Sep 21 (IANS) Singer Robbie Williams has revealed that he is dyslexic when it comes to digits. He says he has problems in doing simple sums.
2020-09-21
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Beijing 2022 to be a historic event, says IOC chief Thomas Bach
Beijing, Sep 21 (IANS) With 500 days to go before the opening of the 2022 Winter Olympic Games, International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach has lauded Beijing 2022 for being a "historic event" which will make the Chinese capital the first city to host both the summer and winter Olympic Games.
2020-09-21
Category: International, China,Sports,Other Sports
Direct cargo ferry service between India and Maldives launched
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) In a landmark development, a direct cargo ferry service between India and Maldives commenced on Monday. This is the first time that a direct cargo shipping line is connecting the two neighbouring countries.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National
Amazon India helps artisans, weavers double their sales in 10 weeks
Bengaluru, Sep 21 (IANS) Customers from more than 12,000 pincodes in India purchased a product from the 'Stand for Handmade' store front, helping artisans, weavers and women entrepreneurs double their sales in the 10-week period, Amazon India said on Monday.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy,Technology,Human Interest/Society
Pak now violates ceasefire on LoC in J&K's Rajouri (Ld)
Jammu, Sep 21 (IANS) After violating the ceasefire on the Line of Control in Poonch district, Pakistan resorted to unprovoked firing and shelling on Monday in J&K's Rajouri district as well.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security
Sensex falls 800 points as Covid cases surge globally
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) The Indian stock market plunged on Monday, tracking a global selloff due to a fresh spurt of coronavirus cases across Europe.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Artisans stare at penury as no buyers for Ravana effigies
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) With the festival of Dussehra still around a month away, artisans who earn their livelihood by making effigies of demon king Ravana, his brother Kumbhkarana, son Meghnada and others are staring at a bleak future as there are no buyers this time for their artefacts in the largest effigy market in Titarpur in Delhi.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National
CBI raids in Delhi, UP, Raj, Haryana in Rs 1,400 cr bank fraud case
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Monday carried out searches at eight locations in Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan and Haryana over alleged bank fraud to the tune of Rs 1,400 crore by a private company.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
HDFC Bank to file response to US lawsuit by early next year
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) HDFC Bank has denied the allegations in a class action suit in the US and said it intends to defend itself vigorously in the lawsuit.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Ladakhis sending food materials for jawans at LAC
Leh, Sep 21 (IANS) For the last one week Namgiyal Phunsung has been travelling to villages in Ladakh to collect ethnic food materials for jawans at the LAC.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Defence/Security
OnePlus 8T 5G smartphone to debut globally on Oct 14
Bengaluru, Sep 21 (IANS) Global technology brand OnePlus on Monday announced to globally unveil its new flagship device OnePlus 8T 5G on October 14.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Karnataka,Technology
Fire breaks out at Covid hospital in Odisha
Bhubaneswar, Sep 21 (IANS) A fire broke out at the dedicated Sadguru Covid Hospital at Jagatpur in Odisha's Cuttack on Monday, said a fire official.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Orissa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Keto diet could reduce the risk of Alzheimer's disease (Sep 21 is World Alzheimer's day)
Hyderabad, Sep 21 (IANS) Eating healthy, low calorie food could help fight the fungi in the gut and thus reduce the risk of dementia among senior citizens, doctors said, citing a new study done in the US that revealed that the diet has a direct connection with Alzheimer's disease.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society
ICC launches merchandise licensing partner tender process
Dubai, Sep 21 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Monday launched the tender process for the appointment of both a host country merchandise licensing partner and an online merchandise licensing partner for the T20 World Cup 2021 and the World Cup 2023. Both the events are slated to be hosted in India.
2020-09-21
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Don't treat us as political football, TikTok tells Australian panel
Sydney, Sep 21 (IANS) Short video-sharing platform TikTok, which has just got some reprieve in the US market after a deal with Oracle and Walmart, told an Australian Senate committee in its written submission that it accepts the scrutiny and embraces the challenge of providing more transparency and accountability.
2020-09-21
Category: International, Australia,Technology,Immigration/Law/Rights
CIBA's bacteria-eating virus tech now available to shrimp farms
Chennai, Sep 21 (IANS) The ICAR-Central Institute of Brackishwater Aquaculture (CIBA) on Monday said it has transferred its technology to make bacteriophages, or viruses that eat bacteria, to control bacterial diseases in shrimp hatcheries.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Science/Tech,Technology
SAD leaders meet Prez, urge to withhold assent to farm Bills
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) A delegation of Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD), an NDA ally, on Monday evening met President Ram Nath Kovind and urged him to withhold assent to the contentious farm Bills passed by both Houses of Parliament.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
IPL: Kohli 'all-time great player', will not struggle, says Styris
Dubai, Sep 21 (IANS) Virat Kohli is an all-time great player and will not struggle when he takes the field after a long Covid-19 induced hiatus in the ongoing edition of the Indian Premier League, feels former New Zealand all-rounder Scott Styris.
2020-09-21
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Will neither underestimate nor overestimate any team, says Garhwal FC coach
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The 2020-21 Indian football season is set to begin with the I-League Qualifier 2020 simultaneously in Kolkata and Kalyani which will feature five teams facing each other to determine who gets a direct entry into the 2020-21 edition of the I-League.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Travel bug hits people, digital skills to boost recovery: Google
San Francisco, Sep 21 (IANS) After living months in isolation during the pandemic, the travel bug has hit millions of people and according to Google, 45 per cent of the top 100 questions related to travel in Search focused on the impact of Covid-19 and the desire to travel as safely and as soon as possible.
2020-09-21
Category: International, Costa Rica,Lifestyle/Fashion,Technology
NCB to summon Sara, Shraddha for questioning in Sushant case
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Widening its probe into the drugs angle in the death of Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput, the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) will summon Bollywood actors Sara Ali Khan and Shraddha Kapoor for questioning.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Akshay Kumar, 'Bellbottom' unit work double shift in Scotland
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Akshay Kumar decided to bend his rule of 18 years, and gave extra hours for the shoot of his upcoming film, Bellbottom. Akshay had been strictly following an eight-hour work schedule all these years.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Karnataka BJP MLA in ugly spat with minister
Bengaluru, Sep 21 (IANS) The Karnataka Assembly was witness to an exchange of 'harsh' words between BJP MLA Belli Prakash who sought to question Municipal Administration Minister K.C. Narayan Gowda on Monday.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Centre to SC: Digital media completely uncontrolled, courts should make rules for it first
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) In the Sudarshan News controversy, the Centre has reiterated that there is no need for the Supreme Court to embark on an exercise to lay down guidelines for print and electronic media in the backdrop of the existing codes and their self-regulatory mechanism, instead it should begin the exercise on issues in the context of digital media.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Media
Chandan Roy Sanyal visits Irrfan's grave
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Actor Chandan Roy Sanyal visited actor Irrfan Khans resting place in the city, and says that he took a piece of his former co-star back along with his blessings.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
IPL: Delhi Capitals reinvent virtual fan engagement
Dubai/New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Delhi Capitals have announced an array of virtual fan engagement initiatives for their official fan club - 'the DC Toli', which went live with their opening game against Kings XI Punjab on Sunday in the ongoing edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL).
2020-09-21
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Spider venom may work as painkiller for irritable bowel syndrome
Sydney, Sep 21 (IANS) The venom from one of the largest spiders in the world may bring the hope to ease the gut pain suffered by millions of people with the irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), Australian researchers revealed on Monday.
2020-09-21
Category: International, Australia,Health/Medicine
Karnataka's Congress MLA Sangamesh tests corona positive
Bengaluru, Sep 21 (IANS) Karnataka's Congress legislator BK Sangamesh from Bhadravathi has been admitted in a private city hospital after testing cornavirus positive , a party official said on Monday.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Chinese researchers develop neural system for brain-machine interface
Beijing, Sep 21 (IANS) Chinese researchers have developed a neural signal analysis system with memristor arrays, paving the way for high-efficiency brain-machine interfaces.
2020-09-21
Category: International, China,Science/Tech
Pak violates ceasefire on LoC in J&K's Poonch
Jammu, Sep 21 (IANS) Pakistan resorted to unprovoked firing and intense shelling in three sectors on the Line of Control on Monday in J&K's Poonch district.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security
Extremely concerned about balancing dignity, free speech: SC on Sudarshan News issue
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday said that it is extremely concerned about the balance of the right to dignity with that of free speech.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Media,Politics
Anurag Kashyap's lawyer: MeToo reduced to mere tool for character assassination
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap is deeply pained by the false allegations of sexual misconduct that have surfaced against him, says his lawyer Priyanka Khimani, who feels that the MeToo movement has been reduced to a mere tool for character assassination.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
The Esports Club launches pro league for Counter-Strike
Bengaluru, Sep 21 (IANS) The Esports Club, a Bengaluru-based esports tournament platform, has announced its latest esports event, the Dell Gaming TEC Pro League for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Other Sports
Delhi riots: Umar Khalid denied permission to meet family in police custody
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) A Delhi court on Monday dismissed an application filed by former Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) student Umar Khalid, arrested under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, seeking permission to meet his family during police custody.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Kerala hikes allowance to transgenders for sex-change surgeries
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 21 (IANS) The Kerala government on Monday said it had enhanced the allowance given to transgenders for sex-change surgeries and set aside Rs 50 lakh for the purpose.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
IPL 13: Rajasthan Royals launches a new app
Dubai, Sep 21 (IANS) IPL franchise Rajasthan Royals on Monday announced the launch of their new app, "The Rajasthan Royals app", claiming that it would have some never seen before technology that would bring fans closer to the action.
2020-09-21
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Andrij Parekh makes India proud at Emmys 2020
Los Angeles, Sep 21 (IANS) Director Andrij Parekh, the Indian connect in the Emmys 2020 winner roster, has dedicated his award to all people of colour.
2020-09-21
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
ASUS enters commercial PC market in India with 11 products
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) ASUS India, the Indian arm of Taiwanese IT major, on Monday forayed into the commercial PC market in India with launching "Expert Series" brand with 11 devices across laptops, desktops and All-in-Ones, targeting the key enterprise segments in the country.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy,Technology
Mobile Premier League raises $90mn in Series C funding
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Home-grown esports and mobile gaming platform Mobile Premier League (MPL) on Monday said it had raised $90 million (approximately Rs 662 crore) in Series C funding, led by SIG and early stage tech investor RTP Global, along with MDI Ventures and Pegasus Tech Ventures.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Technology,Sports
Preity Zinta demands new IPL rules after narrow KXIP loss
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Actress and co-owner of Kings XI Punjab team Preity Zinta has expressed her disappointment over certain cricketing rules at the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL).
2020-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Doctors in UP warn those wearing dubious 'Corona cards'
Lucknow, Sep 21 (IANS) Doctors are now warning people against wearing 'Corona cards' available in the market that 'promise' safety against the Coronavirus infection if worn around the neck.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Cong's 12-hour Tripura shutdown evokes mixed response
Agartala, Sep 21 (IANS) The 12-hour shutdown called by the opposition Congress against the Tripura government's alleged misgovernance and failure to curb Covid-19 spread evoked a mixed response in the state on Monday.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics
Emmys 2020: Jennifer Aniston, Lisa Kudrow, Courteney Cox have mini 'Friends' reunion
Los Angeles, Sep 21 (IANS) Jennifer Aniston, Lisa Kudrow and Courteney Cox united for a mini reunion to celebrate their hugely popular sitcom, Friends, during a video call with host Jimmy Kimmel at the virtual Emmy award gala.
2020-09-21
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Sona College of Technology bags award for Covid-19 app
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Sona College of Technology has won the top prize in a challenge by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) to help combat Covid-19.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
Nitish urges Centre to extend Purvanchal Expressway till Buxar
Patna, Sep 21: With Prime Minister Narendra Modi launching nine important highway projects in Bihar, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has emphasised on the need to extend the Purvanchal Expressway from Uttar Pradesh's Ghazipur to Buxar.
2020-09-21
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,National,Politics
Confident CSK keen to continue winning run vs Royals (IPL Match 4 Preview)
Sharjah, Sep 21 (IANS/GloFans) After an impressive outing in their IPL campaign opener against reigning champions Mumbai Indians (MI), the Mahendra Singh Dhoni-led Chennai Super Kings (CSK) will be up against the 2008 champions Rajasthan Royals in their second game of the season at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium here on Tuesday.
2020-09-21
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Orthopaedic doc dies of Covid-19 in Kolkata
Kolkata, Sep 21 (IANS) A 57-year-old orthopaedic doctor, Surajit Nandi, of Kolkata's Vidyasagar State General Hospital has died of Covid-19, sources said on Monday.
2020-09-21
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Health/Medicine
Facebook helps 2.5mn US voters register via its platforms
San Francisco, Sep 21 (IANS) Facebook on Monday said it has helped 2.5 million people register so far this year across Facebook, Instagram and Messenger before the National Voter Registration Day that falls on September 22.
2020-09-21
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Politics
Caracal goes for 'Make in India' initiative to supply 93,895 CAR 816 assault rifles
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The UAE-based small arms manufacturer Caracal on Monday stated they are committed to the 'Make in India initiative to fast-track the supply of 93,895 CAR 816 assault rifles. The company was selected by the Indian Ministry of Defence in 2018 to supply assault rifles to Indian Army.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Man shot, injured in UP village after quarrel over dog
Etah (UP), Sep 21 (IANS) An elderly person was shot and critically injured in a village in Etah district after a fight with a neighbour over a pet dog, police said on Monday.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Ram Gopal Varma: The Anurag Kashyap I know is a highly sensitive and emotional person
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Director Ram Gopal Varma has tweeted extending support to filmmaker Anurag Kashyap, who currently faces sexual harassment allegations from upcoming actress Payal Ghosh.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
'Bollywood robs women's dignity': BJP turns on the heat in Parliament
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) 'Bollywood kills, Bollywood sexually abuses', were some of the allegations that resonated in the Parliament House complex on Monday.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Kareena Kapoor turns 40, wishes pour in from colleagues
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Kareena Kapoor Khan turned 40 on Monday, and several Bollywood personalities took to social media to wish the actress.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Customs probes deeper into Kerala gold smuggling case
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 21 (IANS) The Customs, as part of its probe into the sensational Kerala gold smuggling case, on Monday questioned the driver and owner of the vehicle which transported a baggage consignment from the Air Cargo complex to the UAE Consulate here on March 4.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Maha's plan to 'ration' oxygen attracts flak from doctors
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) In a bizarre move, the Maharashtra government has abruptly decided to 'ration' medical oxygen for patients in Covid-19 public and private hospital wards/ICUs, kicking up a row between the state and the medical fraternity.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
TN CM launches seven more mobile ration shops
Chennai, Sep 21 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami on Monday flagged off seven more Amma mobile ration shops as part of the scheme's expansion plan.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Breast cancer drug shows promise to change prostate cancer treatment
London, Sep 21 (IANS) A drug used to treat breast and ovarian cancer can extend the lives of some men with prostate cancer, showed results of a major trial which could change clinical practice.
2020-09-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
T'gana man refuses to allow mother into house over Covid fear
Hyderabad, Sep 21 (IANS) In a cruel act, a man refused to allow his mother into the house due to Covid scare, though she has already recovered from the virus.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Prince Charles calls for 'swift' action on climate change
London, Sep 21 (IANS) The UK's Prince Charles has warned the climate crisis will "dwarf" the impact of the coronavirus pandemic and urged that "swift and immediate action" was needed, the media reported.
2020-09-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
ASUS forays into commercial PC market in India will 11 devices
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) ASUS India, the Indian arm of Taiwanese IT major, on Monday forayed into the commercial PC market in India with launching "Expert Series" brand with 11 devices across laptops, desktops and All-in-Ones, targeting the key enterprise segments in the country.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy,Technology
World Alzheimer's Day: Avoiding drugs, healthy lifestyle key to combat disease
Lucknow, Sep 21 (IANS) World Alzheimer's Day is observed every year on September 21. The Alzheimer's disease is seen in people especially after 65 years of age where they are unable to remember things or tasks. Taking necessary precautions while maintaining a healthy lifestyle and keeping away from drugs can keep mental disorders such as Alzheimer's and dementia at bay.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
PETA India seeks probe into Jaipur elephant deaths
Jaipur, Sep 21 (IANS) After the recent deaths of four elephants who were used for tourist rides in Jaipur, the India chapter of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), recently fired off a letter to Rajasthan Chief Secretary Rajeev Swarup, requesting him to order a thorough probe into the incidents.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Environment/Wildlife
Tollywood music director Keeravaani donates plasma 2nd time
Hyderabad, Sep 21 (IANS) M. M. Keeravaani, acclaimed Tollywood music director and his son on Monday donated plasma for the second time after recovering from coronavirus recently.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Launch urban employment guarantee scheme: Rangarajan Committee recommends to TN
Chennai, Sep 21 (IANS) Coming out with an urban employment guarantee scheme, increasing the capital expenditure by Rs 10,000 crore and also spending Rs 3,200 crore in the construction workers fund to generate employment opportunities, are some of the recommendations made by the C. Rangarajan Committee to the Tamil Nadu government.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
A new bright picture of Saudi Arabia (On the occasion of 90th National Day of Kingdom of Saudi Arabia)
This September 23 marks the 90th anniversary of the unification of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia by the founder King Abdul Aziz bin Abdul Rahman Al Saud. Nine decades of continued growth and nation building transformed the kingdom into a global economic power and regional anchor of stability. Today, Saudi Arabia continues its illustrious path of progress under the leadership of Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and His Royal Highness Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defence.
2020-09-21
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Opinion/Commentary,Politics
Global Covid-19 cases top 31mn mark: Johns Hopkins (Ld)
Washington, Sep 21 (IANS) The overall number of global coronavirus cases on Monday surpassed the 31 million mark, while the deaths have increased to more than 960,000, according to the Johns Hopkins University.
2020-09-21
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Consumers shifting to low to mid-range phones in pandemic: IDC
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) As consumers prioritise spending on essentials amid economic uncertainties in the pandemic times, they are buying more low-to-mid range smartphones and 73 per cent of smartphone shipments in 2020 is expected to be priced below $400, according to a new report.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Govt to move six Bills in LS for passage on Monday
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The central government is slated to move six Bills, including four pertaining to ordinances, for passage in the Lok Sabha on Monday. These Bills will be moved soon after the House assembles for the day at 3 pm.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
US-based mask maker 'cheats' B'luru firm of Rs 1.23 cr
Bengaluru, Sep 21 (IANS) A garment firm in the city filed a complaint with the cyber crime wing of the Karnataka Crime Investigation Department (CID) against a US-based firm for allegedly cheating it of Rs 1.23 crore by failing to deliver N95 masks it ordered in July, police said on Monday.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Naidu says RS Deputy Chairman was threatened
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The Chairman of the Rajya Sabha M. Venkaiah Naidu on Monday condemned the unruly incidents that took place in the Upper House on Sunday and said it was a bad day for the Rajya Sabha.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
SC on Shaheen Bagh: Right to protest must not hamper right to mobility of others
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday said Right to Protest of one section has to be in balance with others' Right to Mobility on a public road, as everyone has the right to move from one place to another and this right cannot be prejudiced by blocking a public road to hold protests.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Mamata fumes at suspension of MPs
Kolkata, Sep 21 (IANS) West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday condemned the suspension of eight MPs who fought to protect the interests of farmers in Parliament, dubbing the move as "unfortunate".
2020-09-21
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
TECNO launches new SPARK 6 Air variant at Rs 8,699 in India
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) TECNO, the global premium smartphone brand of Transsion Holdings, on Monday rolled out a new variant of the SPARK 6 Air with 3GB RAM and 64GB internal storage at Rs 8,699 in India.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Aus govt restores lead over opposition: Poll
Canberra, Sep 21 (IANS) Australia's governing coalition has restored its lead over the opposition Labor Party, a poll has found.
2020-09-21
Category: International, Australia,Politics
MP Assembly holds 1-day session, adjourned sine die
Bhopal, Sep 21 (IANS) The Madhya Pradesh Assembly's one-day Monsoon Session was held here on Monday, with only 61 MLAs listed to be present while following the social distancing norms amid the coronavirus pandemic. The House was later adjourned sine die.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
Birla Corp shares fall as Calcutta HC orders removal of Chairman Lodha
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Shares of Birla Corporation fell as much as 8.16 per cent on Monday as the Calcutta High Court directed the removal of its Chairman Harsh Vardhan Lodha.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
In a first, Indian Navy women officers to join warships crew
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Heralding yet another first in the history of Indian naval aviation, two women officers have been selected to join as "Observers" (Airborne Tacticians) in the helicopter stream. Lieutenant Kumudini Tyagi and Sub Lieutenant Riti Singh will be the first women officers in the Indian Navy to embark on Navy warships as part of ship's crew.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
College students with disabilities at higher substance abuse risk
New York, Sep 21 (IANS) College students with physical and cognitive disabilities have a higher prevalence of drug use disorder, than their non-disabled peers, according to a study by researchers at Rutgers University in the US.
2020-09-21
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Delhi's ICU beds reservation causes misery to non-Covid patients (IANS Special)
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Being a national capital, Delhi has been privileged with advanced medical treatment facilities and numerous hospitals. Thousands of patients come here with a hope for cure as such facilities are not available in their hometowns. However, their hopes were dashed after the Delhi government ordered 33 private hospitals to reserve 80 per cent ICU beds for Covid patients.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
K'tka CM proposal to cut down session to 3-day irks the opposition
Bengaluru, Sep 21 (IANS) Even before the Legislature session commenced, Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa on Monday hinted that the state was contemplating to reduce the legislature session from eight to three days owing to Covid-19 pandemic.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
IOC bets big on petrochemicals, forward integration into textile biz
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Country's largest oil marketing company Indian Oil Corporation proposes to leverage its growing petrochemical operations to expand textile business as it looks to diversify operations and offset risks associated with oil operations.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
New law to define agricultural products, trade areas
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Aiming to double farmers' income by 2022, the Modi government has enacted a new law to provide an alternative channel for the sale of farm produce, apart from the agri markets operated under Agricultural Produce Marketing Committee (APMC) Acts of the respective states.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Cricket Australia recruits experts to improve diversity, inclusion
Sydney, Sep 21 (IANS) Cricket Australia will enlist the assistance of a wide range of experts and sportspeople to develop the next stage of its diversity and inclusion action plan.
2020-09-21
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
UK PM to address nation over 'winter lockdown plans'
London, Sep 21 (IANS) UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson is set to address the nation to brace citizens for "winter lockdown plans" in preparation for a second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic in the country, media reports said.
2020-09-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Xiaomi's 'Mi India on Wheels' begins retail journey in India
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Xiaomi's smartphone and smart TV sub-brand Mi India on Monday launched 'Mi Store on Wheels' to take the retail experience to small cities and towns across the country.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
2-year wait for states not opting for GST compensation formula
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) States which failed to submit their options before the GST Council meeting in October will have to wait for at least two years to get compensation on Goods and Services Tax collection shortfall expected during the transition period, Finance Ministry sources said on Monday.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Trainee pilot killed in UP chopper crash (2nd Ld)
Lucknow, Sep 21 (IANS) A rookie pilot was killed after a helicopter carrying 4 people crashed in Uttar Pradesh's Azamgarh district on Monday. Police and local authorities are the spot and rescue operations are underway.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Trainee pilot in UP chopper crash (Ld)
Lucknow, Sep 21 (IANS) A rookie pilot was killed after a helicopter carrying 4 people crashed in Uttar Pradesh's Azamgarh district on Monday. Police and local authorities are the spot and rescue operations are underway.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Maldives notes progress in controlling Covid-19
Male, Sep 21 (IANS) Health officials in the Maldives said on Monday that island-nation has made progress in controlling the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic as the number of positive cases significantly dropped in recent days.
2020-09-21
Category: International, India,Health/Medicine,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Anubhav Sinha commends ladies extending support to Anurag Kashyap
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) After filmmaker Anurag Kashyap was accused of sexual harassment by actress Payal Ghosh, many women he has known have come forward to extend support to him, particularly his ex-wives Aarti Bajaj and actress Kalki Koechlin, besides actresses Taapsee Pannu and Mahie Gill, among others.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
NZ commits $18mn investment in Covid-19 vaccine development
Wellington, Sep 21 (IANS) The New Zealand government has committed to investing NZ$27 million ($18 million) in Covid-19 vaccine development through the global COVAX Facility, Deputy Prime Minister Winston Peters said on Monday.
2020-09-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
1 dead in UP chopper crash
Lucknow, Sep 21 (IANS) A person was killed after a helicopter carrying 4 people crashed in Uttar Pradesh's Azamgarh district on Monday. Police and local authorities are the spot and rescue operations are underway.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Turkey detains 6 Iraqi nationals over IS links
Ankara, Sep 21 (IANS) Police in Turkey on Monday detained six Iraqi nationals in Samsun province over their suspected links to the Islamic State (IS) terror group, state-media reported.
2020-09-21
Category: International, Turkey,Politics,Terrorism
John Abraham's 'Satyameva Jayate 2' confirmed for Eid 2021 release
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) The John Abraham-starrer Satyameva Jayate 2 will release on May 12, 2021 on the occasion of Eid.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
If it's watershed moment, why farmers not celebrating: KTR
Hyderabad, Sep 21 (IANS) Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) working president and cabinet minister K. T. Rama Rao on Monday differed with Prime Minister Narendra Modi's statement that the passage of Farm Bills in Parliament is a 'watershed moment' for the agriculture sector.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
'New Education Policy will bring rise in demand for tailored courses'
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANSlife) The New Education Policy (NEP) has infused a new wave of optimism with the vision of strengthening the education system, branching out into varied dimensions of skill-based learning to empower the Indian youth with the new age dynamism. The policy has arrived at the most appropriate time, when India is all geared up to redefine itself as "Atmanirbhar Bharat".
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Aus PM rules out 'achievable' net zero emissions target
Canberra, Sep 21 (IANS) Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has ruled out committing to a net zero carbon emissions target by 2050 despite describing it as "achievable".
2020-09-21
Category: International, Australia,Politics
Twitter inquisition helps China on corona origin
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The dots are getting clearer; and there are so many of them that it is not very difficult now to join them and get the picture. The big picture, which is: Big Tech like Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey and Microsoft boss Bill Gates seem to be in league with the global public health mafia to end all freedoms that crystallized in the Age of Enlightenment, including free speech and the right to live as people want to live.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Technology
Emmys 2020: Zendaya makes history
Los Angeles, Sep 21 (IANS) Actress Zendaya has made history by becoming the youngest actress to win an Emmy in the Drama Lead Actress category.
2020-09-21
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
K'tka legislature's Monsoon Session begins amid health SOPs
Bengaluru, Sep 21 (IANS) An eight-day Monsoon Session of the Karnataka legislature began on Monday amid unprecedented health safety measures like compulsory wearing of masks, gloves, face shields and permission for entry to only those carrying COVID-19 negative certificates.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Emmys 2020: 'Schitt's Creek', 'Succession', 'Watchmen' win big
Los Angeles, Sep 21 (IANS) Canadian family comedy, Schitts Creek, made history at the 72nd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards as it took home the majority of awards at the ceremony, which was held virtually amid the coronavirus pandemic.
2020-09-21
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
New edu-tech platform focuses on Indian, Canadian educators
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANSlife) Gaps in universality of the mode of imparting education often leads educators to fend for themselves and figure out things on their own, says Krishna, an innovator and developer of a new web app for teachers and educators to stream their classes online using native Live Learning tools or smart integrated apps like Google Meet.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
'Delhi Riots 2020: The Untold Story' Released
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANSlife) Following much controversy and even a publisher switch, the book 'Delhi Riots 2020: The Untold Story', was released virtually by publishing house Garuda Prakashan on Sunday.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Over 78% people used connections to get Covid-19 ICU bed: Survey
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Only four per cent patients were able to get a Covid-19 ICU bed through the routine process, while 78 per cent had to use connections and clout, a survey revealed on Monday.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Anurag Kashyap's ex-wife Kalki Koechlin: You've fought for freedom of women in your scripts
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Actress Kalki Koechlin has come out in support of her former husband, filmmaker Anurag Kashyap, who has been accused by budding actress Payal Ghosh of sexual harassment.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Plogging: A step into a cleaner, healthier future
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANSlife) When eco-fitness enthusiast Ripu Daman Bevli started to pick trash off the streets alongside his jogging regimen, a few years ago, people would curiously ask him 'Why are you doing this?'.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Realme spruces up narzo series with 3 smartphones in India
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Ramping up its popular narzo series keeping the youth in mind, smartphone brand Realme on Monday launched three new devices offering latest processors, fast charging and huge batteries in the India market.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Google Pay adds tap to pay feature for Axis, SBI card users
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Google Pay in collaboration with Visa and banking partners on Monday rolled out tokenisation across its platform, enabling users to safely transact with their cards and use Tap-to-pay feature on near-field communication (NFC)-enabled point of sale (POS) terminals and online merchants.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
ISL: Bosnian central defender Enes Sipovic signs for Chennaiyin FC
Chennai, Sep 21 (IANS) Chennaiyin FC have announced the signing of Bosnia and Herzegovina center-back Enes Sipovic for the duration of the 2020-21 season.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Football
Steps taken by Delhi govt to provide aid to widows: HC
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Monday observed that the state government has taken adequate steps to provide financial assistance to widows through pensions and other schemes.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Amazon to unveil new Echo, Alexa devices on Sep 24
San Francisco, Sep 21 (IANS) Amazon is set to unveil new Echo, Fire TV and Alexa devices on September 24 and the Devices & Services team will showcase products across categories via a virtual event.
2020-09-21
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Will Kerala Police get its 1st woman chief
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 21 (IANS) In a touch and go kind of a situation, and only if all right cards fall into right places, Kerala may soon get its first woman state police chief.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Kerala,National
Andhra police begin probe in Rs 117 cr CM Relief Fund scam
Thulluru (Andhra Pradesh), Sep 21 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh police registered a case to unearth the unidentified criminals involved in the multi-city illegal money, Rs 117 crore, withdrawal attempt from the AP CM Relief Fund recently.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Florida, Texas remain tight battlegrounds in US prez polls
Washington, Sep 21 (IANS) A new poll has revealed that the US states of Florida and Texas remain tight battlegrounds in the November 3 presidential election, the media reported.
2020-09-21
Category: International, United States,Politics
IPL 13: Dhawan misses chance to equal Raina's record
Dubai, Sep 21 (IANS) Delhi Capitals star batsman Shikhar Dhawan missed out on a chance to equal Suresh Raina's Indian Premier League milestone.
2020-09-21
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Visa, IfundWomen grant to empower Indian women entrepreneurs
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Visa along with its global partner IFundWomen on Monday announced a grant programme to empower women entrepreneurs in India.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy,Technology,Human Interest/Society
RS adjourned till Tuesday after uproar over 8 MPs' suspension
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) After the opposition protests over the suspension of eight lawmakers on Monday disrupted Rajya Sabha proceedings and led to several adjournments, its Chairman adjourned the House till Tuesday.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
6 more US soldiers, families in S.Korea test Covid-19 positive
Seoul, Sep 21 (IANS) Six more American soldiers and their families in South Korea have tested positive for the novel coronavirus concerns of a resurgence in the Asian country, the US Forces Korea (USFK) said on Monday.
2020-09-21
Category: International, South Korea,Health/Medicine
Rheumatoid arthritis linked to 23% higher diabetes risk
London, Sep 21 (IANS) People suffering from rheumatoid arthritis may be at 23 per cent increased risk of developing Type-2 diabetes, says a new study.
2020-09-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
Despite fuel price cuts, OMCs improve marketing margins
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Covid-19 pushed demand squeeze and fall in product prices, including that of fuel is unlikely to impact the profitability of oil marketing companies in the country as their net marketing margin on auto fuel is expected to surge in coming fortnight with expectation that it may remain at elevated levels for rest of the year, analysts tracking the sector said.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Trump dismisses climate change role in wildfires
Washington, Sep 21 (IANS) US President Donald Trump has dismissed the role of climate change in the raging wildfires along the country's West Coast, saying the crisis was due to the poor management of state forests, the media reported.
2020-09-21
Category: International, United States,Politics
Telangana's daily Covid count drops with dip in tests
Hyderabad, Sep 21 (IANS) The weekly dip in Covid-19 tests in Telangana saw the daily count of infections dropping to 1,302, officials said on Monday.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Turning rejection into opportunity against adversity (Book Review)
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) He was twice rejected by one of India's top FMCG firms when he applied for a job from campus. More than once, he did not get the promotion that he thought he richly deserved. The draft of his first book on advertising cases was rejected as a plug. Several clients, on multiple occasions, rejected campaign ideas that he had projected.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books
BBB recommends 13 GMs for Executive Directors' posts in PSBs
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The Banks Board Bureau (BBB) has recommended the names of 13 General Managers of various Public Sector Banks (PSB) for appointment as Executive Directors.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Google Pay rolls out NFC-Based tokenised card payment in India
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Google Pay in collaboration with Visa and banking partners on Monday rolled out tokenisation across its platform, enabling users to safely transact with their cards and use Tap-to-pay feature on near-field communication (NFC)-enabled point of sale (POS) terminals and online merchants.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
JGU expands full time faculty to 725
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) O.P. Jindal Global University (JGU) has hired 165 new faculty members in the academic session 2020-2021.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
Biden leads Trump among Latinos: Poll
Washington, Sep 21 (IANS) Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden currently holds a sizable lead over President Donald Trump among Latino voters nationally, according to a new poll.
2020-09-21
Category: International, United States,Politics
Chinese spy racket: Journo Rajeev Sharma sent to 7-day police custody
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) A Delhi court on Monday remanded Journalist Rajeev Sharma, Chinese woman Qing Shi and Nepalese citizen Sher Singh to seven-day police custody in connection with a Chinese espionage racket case.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security
Diesel gets cheaper by over Rs 2/l this month
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Diesel prices continued to decline for the fifth consecutive day on Monday even though globally crude prices remained steady.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Trump seeks $5bn from TikTok deal to teach youth 'real history'
New York, Sep 21 (IANS) US President Donald Trump has sought to use the TikTok deal with Oracle and Walmart to create a $5 billion fund to teach the youth the country's "real history".
2020-09-21
Category: International, United States,Technology
Raghav Juyal reveals his process of turning evil on screen
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Actor-dancer-show host Raghav Juyal, plays an antagonist in the series Abhay 2, has opened up on the process of playing a negative role. He says he had to retain a parallel thought process to understand the actions and reactions of the character.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
9 Afghan security personnel dead in Taliban ambush
Kabul, Sep 21 (IANS) Six Afghan soldiers and three police officers were killed and four others injured in a Taliban ambush in Takhar province, a government spokesman confirmed on Monday.
2020-09-21
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Technology
Excessive noise pollution in Lahore rings alarm
Lahore, Sep 21 (IANS) The noise pollution level in Lahore has crossed the World Health Organisations (WHO) acceptable threshold of 60-65 dB in various areas of the city as well as across Pakistan's Punjab province, a media report said.
2020-09-21
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
CPI MP demands free mask distribution to poor
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Amid rising Covid-19 cases in the country, the CPI in the Rajya Sabha on Monday demanded the free distribution of masks to the deprived sections of the society.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
SC quashes NLSIU's decision to hold NLAT 2020
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday quashed Bengaluru-based National Law School of India University's decision to hold NLAT-2020 and directed it to admit students based on CLAT. With this "a student sitting in a corner of his small house in a village will get a chance to appear for the premier law entrance exams," a lawyer said.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Immigration/Law/Rights
Pak opposition parties form alliance to oust govt
Islamabad, Sep 21 (IANS) Pakistans major opposition parties announced that they have formed an alliance to demand the ousting of the incumbent Imran Khan-led government, it was reported on Monday.
2020-09-21
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
RS faces repeated adjournments over MPs' suspension (Ld)
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The opposition forced three adjournment of the upper house within an hour after eight Rajya Sabha members were suspended on Monday following their unruly behaviour in Parliament a day ago.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Ardern admits she 'made a mistake' with group photo
Wellington, Sep 21 (IANS) New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on Monday admitted she "made a mistake" when she took a selfie with supporters without appropriate social distancing.
2020-09-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Sachin Khedekar: No actor can rise above a bad script
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Actor Sachin Khedekar believes a good script is truly important for an actor to showcase his acting skills.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion