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With just 2 rallies, BJP won't over-expose Modi in Delhi
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi will not be exposed much in the poll campaign for the February 8 Delhi Assembly election. Sources say he may restrict himself to just two rallies.
2020-01-24
Category: India, Delhi,National
PK Banerjee discharged from hospital
Kolkata, Jan 24 (IANS) Legendary Indian footballer PK Banerjee was on Friday discharged from a city hospital after he fell ill a few days back with electrolyte imbalance.
2020-01-24
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
Structural reforms, fiscal measures key for growth: RBI Guv
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Hinting at more steps to revive growth, Reserve Bank of India Governor Shaktikanta Das on Friday said that monetary policy alone cannot support growth and structural reforms and fiscal measures must continue for this purpose.
2020-01-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Arbitrary or excessive tax is also social injustice: CJI
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Chief Justice of India S.A. Bobde on Friday said tax evasion is an injustice to fellow Indian citizens but arbitrary or excessive tax also results in social injustice by the government.
2020-01-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
System needs boundaries when it comes to scheduling: Gopichand
Kolkata, Jan 24 (IANS) Indias chief badminton coach Pullela Gopichand feels the "system" needs to set boundaries in place when it comes to manic scheduling of the shuttlers, saying as a country that has not been done.
2020-01-24
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Badminton
Siemens to acquire C&S Electric for Rs 2,100 cr
Mumbai, Jan 24 (IANS) Siemens Ltd on Friday signed an agreement to acquire New Delhi-based C&S Electric Ltd for around Rs 2,100 crore.
2020-01-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Delimitation in J&K not until next Census (IANS Exclusive)
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) The delimitation plan for the newly-created Union Territory of Jammu & Kashmir may be shelved until next year when the Census is held, a move that may delay the Assembly election too.
2020-01-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Senior Shia cleric visits Clock Tower to meet protesters
Lucknow, Jan 24 (IANS) Renowned Shia cleric and All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) Vice President, Maulana Kalbe Sadiq, on Friday evening visited the Clock Tower to meet women protesting against the citizenship laws.
2020-01-24
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Bengaluru women's anti-CAA sit-in extended to 48 hours
Bengaluru, Jan 24 (IANS) Several women have completed a 24-hour protest here against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and are going strong to stretch it to 48 hours.
2020-01-24
Category: India, Karnataka,National
BJP holds youth convention in J&K to garner support for CAA
Srinagar, Jan 24 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) organised a mega youth convention in Srinagar to garner support for the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) on Friday.
2020-01-24
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National
MBBS student charred to death in hostel fire
Bareilly, Jan 24 (IANS) An MBBS girl student at the Sri Ram Murti Smarak Institute (SRMS) here was burnt alive after a fire broke out in her hostel room while she was asleep late on Thursday night.
2020-01-24
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Sandeep Dikshit not deliberately left out of star list: Cong
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) As senior Delhi Congress leader Sandeep Dikshit alleged that he does not figure in the star campaigners list for the February 8 elections as he has differences with top leaders, the party on Friday clarified that his name was not deliberately left out but if it is not there, it doesn't mean that he is not important.
2020-01-24
Category: India, Delhi,National
SC stays NCLAT order on RoC plea for changes in Tata-Mistry verdict (Lead, correcting day in intro)
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) In a major development in the Tata Sons-Cyrus Mistry row, the Supreme Court on Friday stayed the National Company Law Appellate Tribunal's (NCLAT) order dismissing the Registrar of Company's (RoC) plea to modify its verdict on the Tata Sons matter.
2020-01-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights
Twitter launches Tricolour India Gate emoji to celebrate R-Day
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Twitter India on Friday launched a specially designed emoji of the India Gate lit up in the tricolour to celebrate India's 71st Republic Day.
2020-01-24
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Resort deaths: Kerala CM wants Centre to press Nepal for probe
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 24 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Friday asked the state's parliamentarians to take up the matter of deaths of eight Keralites at a resort in Nepal early this week, with the Centre to pursue the matter with the neighbouring country's government.
2020-01-24
Category: India, Kerala,National,Diaspora,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Odisha ex-minister Jagannath Rout passes away
Bhubaneswar, Jan 24 (IANS) Senior Congress leader and former Odisha minister Jagannath Rout died at a private hospital here on Friday following a cardiac arrest. He was 78.
2020-01-24
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
Budget should give tax benefits to differently-abled: NCPEDP
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) The National Centre for Promotion of Employment for Disabled People (NCPEDP) on Friday said that the upcoming budget should announce tax benefits and lower interest rates for people with disabilities.
2020-01-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine
You can't find Wifi if your phone off, Sisodia tells Shah
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) A day after Amit Shah said his phone got discharged but he could not avail Wifi in Delhi, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said the former BJP chief should keep his phone charged with the free electricity provided by the AAP government as Wifi cannot be used if the phone is off.
2020-01-24
Category: India, Delhi,National
Punjab and Sind Bank defrauded of Rs 38.19 cr
Mumbai, Jan 24 (IANS) State-run Punjab and Sind Bank on Friday said it has been defrauded of Rs 38.19 crore by Ranchi Expressway Ltd. The bank also said that it had already made provisions on this count to the tune of Rs 15.28 crore.
2020-01-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Muslims in Hyderabad vow not to fill NPR, NRC forms
Hyderabad, Jan 24 (IANS) Muslims in Hyderabad and other parts of Telangana and neighbouring Andhra Pradesh on Friday pledged not to fill forms for National Population Register (NPR) and National Register of Citizens (NRC).
2020-01-24
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National
Is Aishwarya pregnant, fans wonder after Abhishek promises a "surprise"
Mumbai, Jan 24 (IANS) Fans of Aishwarya Rai Bachhan are speculating if she is pregnant for the second time, and it's all because of Abhishek Bachchan's tweet that he has a surprise announcement in store for fans!
2020-01-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
'Upcoming Budget should announce measures to empower women'
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) As Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman is set to present the Union Budget 2020-2021 on February 1, women entrepreneurs have called for measures to empower women financially and promote gender sentisation in the upcoming budget.
2020-01-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Boosted by IT refund, Indian Bank posts Rs 247 cr net profit
Chennai, Jan 24 (IANS) Boosted by an Income Tax refund, Indian Bank closed the third quarter of the current fiscal with 62 per cent growth in net profit at Rs 247 crore and hopes the contraction in the corporate loan sector would reverse soon, a top bank official said on Friday.
2020-01-24
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy
11K tribals' names to be deleted from Mizoram voters list
Aizawl/Agartala, Jan 24 (IANS) In the wake of an agreement to rehabilitate 34,000 Reang tribals -- living in northern Tripura after fleeing Mizoram 23 years ago due to ethnic unrest -- the names of around 11,000 voters among these refugees would be deleted from the electoral list in Mizoram, official sources said on Friday.
2020-01-24
Category: India, Mizoram,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
Aadhaar, hartal feature in 10th edition of OALD
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Aadhaar and hartal are among the 26 new Indian-English words that feature among the staggering 86,000 words in the 10th edition of the world-renowned Oxford Advanced Learners Dictionary (OALD), its publisher said on Friday.
2020-01-24
Category: India, Delhi,National
Himachal court pulls up roadways over dues settlement
Shimla, Jan 24 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh High Court on Friday reprimanded state-run Himachal Road Transport Corporation (HRTC) for not giving retirement benefits to retired employees in time.
2020-01-24
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
SRK having 'major FOMO' thanks to Abhishek Bachchan
Mumbai, Jan 24 (IANS) Actor Shah Rukh Khan is having "major FOMO". His Fear of Missing Out is an outcome of his friend, actor Abhishek Bachchan, currently shooting for "Bob Biswas" in Kolkata.
2020-01-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Understanding different shades of grey, coping with change, of leadership in sports & life (IANS Books This Weekend)
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Everything isn't black or white - there are overlaps and shades of grey and this primer will nudge you into finding the answers that will help you navigate through the world; then, learn about overcoming critical barriers to change; and finally, digest some out-of-the-box thinking on unleashing the leadership potential within you.
2020-01-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books
President's nod for award of 35 Correction Service medals
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind has approved the conferment of 35 Correctional Service medals on prison personnel on the occasion of the Republic Day, a Home Ministry statement said on Friday.
2020-01-24
Category: India, Delhi,National
Congress hits out at Vijayvargiya on 'poha' remark
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) The Congress has hit out at senior BJP leader Kailash Vijayvargiya on his remarks on labourers eating 'poha' while working at his residence who he said looked like illegal Bangladeshi migrants.
2020-01-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Mayawati slams LU proposal to add CAA in Pol SC syllabus
Lucknow, Jan 24 (IANS) Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) President Mayawati on Friday strongly criticized the Lucknow University's (LU) proposal to include the Citizenship Amendment Act in the syllabus in the Political Science department.
2020-01-24
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Club Factory surpasses 100mn monthly active users in India
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) E-commerce platform Club Factory on Friday said it has surpassed 100 million monthly active users (MAUs) in India following a strong surge in user adoption across the country.
2020-01-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
SIT begins probe in killing of Jharkhand tribals
Ranchi, Jan 24 (IANS) A Special Investigation Team (SIT) on Friday began a probe into the killing of seven tribals in Jharkhand's West Singhbhum district.
2020-01-24
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
BJP MLA enters Raj Assembly with basket full of locusts
Jaipur, Jan 24 (IANS) A BJP legislator entered the Rajasthan Assembly building with a decorated basket containing locusts here on Friday to protest against the Congress-led government's alleged apathy towards the state's farmers who have suffered crop losses due to locust attacks.
2020-01-24
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Yes Bank gains 10% in 2 days over SBI's chairman remark
Mumbai, Jan 24 (IANS) Struggling Yes Bank topped the Nifty50 table, advancing nearly 4 per cent on Friday. However, market analysts say that these gains will be short-lived until a concrete step is taken to rescue the bank.
2020-01-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Kangana: Virat Kohli and I have a controversy link
Mumbai, Jan 24 (IANS) Actress Kangana Ranaut has found a quirky connection with Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli.
2020-01-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Street Dancer 3D: Strictly for dance addicts (IANS Review; Rating: * * & 1/2)
"Street Dancer 3D"; Cast: Varun Dhawan, Shraddha Kapoor, Prabhudeva, Nora Fatehi; Direction: Remo D'Souza; Rating * * & 1/2 (two and a half stars)
2020-01-24
Category: India, West Bengal,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Two arrested in Bengal's Malda with brown sugar
Kolkata, Jan 24 (IANS) Two persons were arrested in northern West Bengal's Malda district on Friday with brown sugar valued at Rs 10 lakh, police said.
2020-01-24
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Women constitute 50% of Quick Ride's carpoolers
Bengaluru, Jan 24 (IANS) Close to 50 per cent of active carpooling users on Quick Ride are women, the ride sharing platform said on Friday after analysing travelling habits in nine cities.
2020-01-24
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy
IFS officer shares special posts on National Girl Child Day
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) On the occasion of National Girl Child Day, Indian Forest Services officer Parveen Kaswan took to Twitter to put up a series of special post.
2020-01-24
Category: India, Delhi,National
Vivo leads India offline market with 24.7% share in Nov
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Chinese smartphone maker Vivo became the top brand in the Indian offline market in the month of November, garnering 24.7 per cent share and beating Xiaomi and Samsung, the company's top India executive said on Friday.
2020-01-24
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
100 army veterans to walk along Ganga to help in revival
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) A walk of around 5,000 km may seem a herculean task to lesser mortals, but a group of 100 army veterans plan to go the full distance to contribute to the Clean Ganga initiative.
2020-01-24
Category: India, Delhi,National
Modi stokes divisions in world's biggest democracy: The Economist
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Narendra Modi stokes divisions in the worlds biggest democracy", The Economist said in its cover story on Friday.
2020-01-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Religion
Mastercard invests in PoS solutions provider Pine Labs
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Point-of-sale payments solutions company Pine Labs on Friday announced an investment by global payments technology giant Mastercard.
2020-01-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Cohesity opens new facility in Pune, to hire 100 people
Pune, Jan 24 (IANS) US-based data management solutions provider Cohesity announced on Friday that it has opened a new facility in Pune and has plans to hire approximately 100 employees at that site over the next 18 months, nearly doubling its presence in the city.
2020-01-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
TN opposition to carry out signature campaign against CAA
Chennai, Jan 24 (IANS) Opposition parties in Tamil Nadu led by the DMK on Friday decided to carry out a signature campaign next month against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) and National Population Register (NPR) that would pave the way for National Register of Citizens (NRC).
2020-01-24
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National
Kejriwal holds massive roadshows in west Delhi
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday morning held roadshows in West Delhi's three Assembly constituencies -- Janakpuri, Tilak Nagar and Madipur.
2020-01-24
Category: India, Delhi,National
World's largest meditation centre comes up in Hyderabad
Hyderabad, Jan 24 (IANS) The world's largest meditation centre of its kind, which can accommodate 100,000 people at a time, is all set to be inaugurated on January 28 in the global headquarters of Heartfulness on the outskirts of Hyderabad.
2020-01-24
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National
Security beefed up ahead of Republic Day in J&K
Srinagar, Jan 24 (IANS) Security forces in Kashmir will ensure that Republic Day passes on peacefully, IG Kashmir police Vijay Kumar said on Friday.
2020-01-24
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Kashmir,Defence/Security
Abhishek starts shooting for 'Bob Biswas' in Kolkata
Mumbai, Jan 24 (IANS) Abhishek Bachhan has started shooting for his upcoming movie "Bob Biswas" in Kolkata. The film is a spin-off of "Kahaani", and features the poker-faced contract killer Bob Biswas from the Vidya Balan-starrer.
2020-01-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood