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Europe should finance legal immigration to halt migrant influx: Italy
Tripoli, June 25 (IANS/AKI) European states must help fund legal immigration to end "unmanaged migrant flows" and "deadly boat journeys" from North Africa organised by "criminal gangs", Italy's Interior Minister Matteo Salvini said on Monday during a visit to Libya.
2018-06-25
Category: International, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya,Politics,Diplomacy,Immigration/Law/Rights
'Nutrition monitoring software helping in monitoring anganwadi staff's work'
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) The Integrated Child Development Services-Common Application Software (ICDS-CAS), introduced for the 'Poshan Abhiyaan' (nutrition scheme has helped to track proper functioning of anganwadi workers, an official said here on Monday.
2018-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology,Health/Medicine
Situation now worse than during Emergency: Congress
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Noting former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi had publicly condemned the excesses during Emergency several times, the Congress on Monday said that the current situation in the country is worse than what it was during that time.
2018-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Ram temple will be built 'all of a sudden': BJP leader
Lucknow, June 25 (IANS) Former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) lawmaker Ram Vilas Vedanti on Monday said that a grand Ram temple will be built in Ayodhya "all of a sudden".
2018-06-25
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
Train engine decouples from coaches in Jharkhand
Ranchi/New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) The passengers of Ranchi-Howrah Intercity Express had a narrow escape when its engine got decoupled from the bogies in Jharkhand's Dhanbad district on Monday, officials said.
2018-06-25
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
2,600 PACS to be developed as banking service points in Bengal
Kolkata, June 25 (IANS) In a bid to provide banking services in the unbanked gram panchayats in West Bengal, about 2,600 deposit mobilising Primary Agriculture Cooperative Sector (PACS) will be developed as customer service points of district or state cooperative banks, as recommended by a panel, an official statement said on Monday.
2018-06-25
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Business/Economy
Nadda's intervention sought on NEIGRIMS strike
Shillong, June 25 (IANS) Meghalaya Health and Family Welfare Minister Alexander Hek on Monday sought the intervention of Union Health Minister J.P. Nadda into the ongoing protest by resident doctors of North Eastern Indira Gandhi Regional Institute of Health and Medical Sciences (NEIGRIHMS).
2018-06-25
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Politics,Health/Medicine
Sushma Swaraj trolled by Modi's followers: Congress
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) The Congress on Monday said that External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj was trolled by none other than the followers of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, whom he encourages.
2018-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Health Ministry, IGNOU tie up to train 14 lakh professionals
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) The Union Health Ministry on Monday signed an agreement with Indira Gandhi National Open University (Ignou) as part of its attempt to train 14 lakh youth in healthcare sector over the next four years to meet the growing demand for skilled professionals, Health Minister J.P. Nadda said.
2018-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Health/Medicine
Political churning to intensify as RS Deputy Chairman election approaches
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) The political churning for election of new Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman in place of P. J. Kurien, who is retiring on July 1, is expected to pick up momentum in the coming days with the announcement on Monday of the schedule for Parliament's Monsoon Session.
2018-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
India, Seychelles need to work together as partners: Kovind
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind on Monday said India and Seychelles need to work together as partners in strengthening the regional architecture of the Indian Ocean.
2018-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Diplomacy
Six dead, Kolkata roads waterlogged following heavy monsoon showers
Kolkata, June 25 (IANS) Five persons died in lightning strikes and one drowned as heavy monsoon showers left various areas of the metropolis and the southern Bengal districts waterlogged on Monday, with the weatherman warning of "heavy to very heavy rainfall" in the northern part of the state over the next five days.
2018-06-25
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
Ex-Indian footballer Bhowmick gets three years jail for bribery
Kolkata, June 25 (IANS) The special CBI court here on Monday sentenced former Indian footballer and East Bengal football club's Technical Director Subhash Bhowmick to three years imprisonment after convicting him in a 2005 bribery case.
2018-06-25
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Immigration/Law/Rights,Football,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Under BJP, AAP, Delhi's green cover depleting rapidly: Congress
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) The Congress on Monday blamed both the BJP-led Central government and Delhi's AAP government for the decision to chop over 16,000 tres in the national capital, saying the green cover of the city is depleting rapidly under them.
2018-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Environment/Wildlife
Under BJP, AAP green cover in Delhi depleting rapidly: Ajay Maken
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) The Congress on Monday blamed both the BJP-led Central government and Delhi's AAP government for the decision to chop over 16,000 tres in the national capital, saying the green cover of the city is depleting rapidly under them.
2018-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
Modi to open AIIB meeting, interact with business leaders
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Mumbai on Tuesday and inaugurate the third annual meeting of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), said an official on Monday.
2018-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Politics
Who is real Finance Minister, Congress asks PM
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Accusing the Narendra Modi government of ushering in financial anarchy and gross economic mismanagement in the country, Congress on Monday asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi who was the real Finance Minister of India.
2018-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Sharath, Harmeet sparkle but Mavericks take the spoils in UTT
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Indias Achanta Sharath Kamal and Harmeet Desai scored sensational upset victories in the CEAT Ultimate Table Tennis (UTT), drawing the Delhi leg to a successful close at the Thyagaraj Stadium here on Monday.
2018-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Kabaddi Masters: India thrash lackluster Pakistan to enter semis
Dubai, June 25 (IANS) India sealed the semi-final spot, thrashing arch-rivals Pakistan 41-17 in Group A match of the Kabaddi Masters at the Al Wasl Sports Club here on Monday.
2018-06-25
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Other Sports
Alburayk late show help Saudi Arabia pip Egypt
Volgograd (Russia), June 25 (IANS) Saudi Arabia scored a late winner to beat Egypt 2-1 in the last game of the 2018 World Cup finals for both sides to allow them to travel home on a high note.
2018-06-25
Category: International, Russia,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
UAE minister meets Modi, discusses bilateral cooperation
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Sheikh Abdullah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the UAE Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, on Monday called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and discussed bilateral cooperation in trade and investment, defence and people-to-people ties.
2018-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Diplomacy
State spend on science research stagnant: Biocon chief
Bengaluru, June 25 (IANS) Biotechnology major Biocon's Chairperson Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw on Monday lamented that the state's spend on science research has remained stagnant over the past few years.
2018-06-25
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics,Science/Tech,Business/Economy
Paramour, woman held for killing her brother-in-law in Delhi
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Delhi Police arrested a man and woman -- with whom he allegedly had an illicit relationship -- for killing her brother-in-law as he was opposed to their relationship, police said on Monday.
2018-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
World Cup: Uruguay beat Russia 3-0 to top Group A
Samara (Russia), June 25 (IANS) Uruguay finished the group stage of the 2018 FIFA World Cup atop Group A after defeating hosts Russia 3-0 at the Samara Arena on Monday.
2018-06-25
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Exide Industries to acquire Tudor India's Gujarat unit
Kolkata, June 25 (IANS) Battery maker Exide Industries on Monday said it has entered into an agreement with Tudor India, part of US-based Exide Technologies, for acquiring its Gujarat facility.
2018-06-25
Category: India, West Bengal,Business/Economy
Take action against Lal Singh, Editors Guild urges J&K Governor
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) The Editors Guild of India on Monday urged Jammu and Kashmir Governor N. N. Vohra to take action against BJP legislator Choudhary Lal Singh over his "barely veiled threat of violence" against journalists of the Kashmir Valley.
2018-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Media,Politics
Karnataka to waive farm loans worth Rs 10,000 cr
Bengaluru, June (25) Karnataka's JD-S-Congress government would waive farm loans amounting to Rs 10,000 crore, including interest, taken by farmers across the state, said an official on Monday.
2018-06-25
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Formalin-laced fishes seized in Nagaland
Kohima, June 25 (IANS) Municipal authorities in Nagaland on Monday seized formalin-laced fishes, an official said.
2018-06-25
Category: India, Nagaland,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Health/Medicine
Congress endorses Pawar, says alliances as per state's situation
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Endorsing NCP chief Sharad Pawar's views that a pre-poll grand alliance would not being practical for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, Congress on Monday said alliances need to be sewed up on a state-to-state basis.
2018-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
CBI moves SC challenging HC order granting bail to Karti
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) The CBI on Monday moved the Supreme Court challenging a Delhi High Court order granting bail to Karti Chidambaram in a case of alleged graft for facilitating FIPB clearance to INX Media in 2007.
2018-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
World Cup: Saudi Arabia pip Egypt in final Group tie
Volgograd (Russia), June 25 (IANS) Saudi Arabia ended their FIFA World Cup 2018 campaign on a winning note, edging past Egypt 2-1 in their final Group A game at the Volgograd Arena here on Monday.
2018-06-25
Category: International, Russia,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
ED to enhance cyber operations with Gujarat forensic university's help
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) is to take help of Gujarat Forensic Science University (GFSU) to strengthen its cyber and digital forensic operations while dealing with money laundering cases, an agency statement said on Monday.
2018-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Government a one-trick horse with no policy on Kashmir: Shourie
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Taking a dig at the Narendra Modi government, former Union Minister Arun Shourie on Monday said that it was a "one-trick horse" with no policy either on Kashmir or Pakistan.
2018-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Art/Culture/Books
Telangana registers highest growth rate in tax revenues
Hyderabad, June 25 (IANS) Telangana stands first among all states in the country in terms of growth rate in state's own tax revenues, an official statement said.
2018-06-25
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Mumbai skyscraper at risk as heavy rains clobber Maharashtra
Mumbai, June 25 (IANS) A 32-storey skyscraper in Mumbai was feared to be at risk after a parking lot and driveway caved in while at least seven persons were killed as heavy rains clobbered the city and large parts of coastal Maharashtra, officials said here on Monday.
2018-06-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
World Cup: Uruguay beat Russia 3-0 to top Group A
Samara (Russia), June 25 (IANS) Uruguay finished on top of Group A after thrashing 10-man Russia 3-0 in their final group stage match here on Monday.
2018-06-25
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,Football
Editors Guild urges J&K Governor to take against Lal Singh
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) The Editors Guild of India on Monday urged Jammu and Kashmir Governor N. N. Vohra to take action against BJP legislator Choudhary Lal Singh over his "barely veiled threat of violence" against journalists of the Valley.
2018-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Media,Politics
Delhi to get 500 more low floor buses
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) The Delhi government on Monday approved a proposal for procuring an additional 500 low floor buses for the Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC).
2018-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy
India among eight nations gets funds for marine conservation
Da Nang (Vietnam), June 25 (IANS) Eight nations, including India, around the Bay of Bengal were brought together on Monday to develop and agreed programme for ocean governance with a tranche of multi-million dollars through financial institution Global Environment Facility (GEF) to tackle unsustainable fisheries.
2018-06-25
Category: India, Telangana,National,Diplomacy,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
Delhi Environment Minister writes to LG over tree cutting
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Delhi Environment Minister Imran Hussain on Monday wrote to Lt. Governor Anil Baijal on the issue of cutting of trees in various parts of South Delhi saying that the ongoing projects are liable to be stopped given the violations.
2018-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Environment/Wildlife
Infosys denies US regulatory probe; to file Form 20F
Bengaluru, June 25 (IANS) Global software major Infosys on Monday denied an investigation by the US regulatory watchdog SEC against it and said it would file Form 20F within the stipulated time.
2018-06-25
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy
Shooter Lajja shines in 18th KSS Memorial championship
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) It all came down to the last shot of the 50 metre Rifle 3 position women's category and the 2013 ISSF World Cup silver medallist Lajja Goswami kept her composure to shoot 10.3 to clinch the top spot in the fifth national selection trials at the Dr. Karni Singh Shooting Range here on Monday.
2018-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
'Pranab's visit helped increase RSS membership'
Kolkata, June 25 (IANS) Former President Pranab Mukherjee's presence at a recent Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) event has worked as a catalyst in boosting the organisation's membership that is already on the rise across the country, a senior RSS leader said here on Monday.
2018-06-25
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Three dead, Kolkata roads waterlogged following heavy monsoon showers
Kolkata, June 25 (IANS) Three persons died in lightning strikes while heavy monsoon showers left various areas of the metropolis and southern Bengal districts waterlogged on Monday, with the weatherman warning of "heavy to very heavy rainfall" in the northern part of the state over the next five days.
2018-06-25
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
3 killed as car collides with parked truck
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Three people, including a father and son, were killed and another injured after their car collided with a truck parked on a flyover here, police said on Monday.
2018-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Bangladesh arrests 22,000 in anti-drugs campaign
Dhaka, June 25 (IANS) Bangladesh law enforcers have arrested 22,000 people since launching a crackdown on drug trafficking last month, the country's Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal said on Monday.
2018-06-25
Category: International, Bangladesh,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Punjab to deploy CISF at six high security prisons
Chandigarh, June 25 (IANS) With the growing number of incidents of hardcore criminals and gangsters openly flouting prison rules to run their criminal activities, the Punjab government has decided to deploy the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) for checking and frisking at six of the 10 high-security jails in the state.
2018-06-25
Category: India, Punjab,National,Defence/Security,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Delhi government permitted axing of trees, can't stop development: NBCC
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) In the midst of the raging controversy over the proposed felling of over 16,000 trees in Delhi, the NBCC India Ltd -- a Navratana enterprise, on Monday said it is the Delhi government that has given permission to axe the trees.
2018-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Environment/Wildlife
Don't cut trees till July 4: Delhi HC
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) In a relief to residents, the Delhi High Court on Monday asked authorities not to axe till July 4 the 16,500 trees set to be cut for a residential project here.
2018-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Environment/Wildlife
VVIP chopper deal: CBI sends fresh request to Italy to extradite Gerosa
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) The CBI has sent a fresh request for extradition of middleman Carlo Gerosa in the Rs 3,600-crore AgustaWestland VVIP chopper deal case to the Italian government through the Ministry of External Affairs here, sources said on Monday.
2018-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Guerrero: "I want to hug" Jedinak for the support he gave me
Moscow, June 25 (IANS) Peru captain Paulo Guerrero has said he will give his Australian counterpart Mile Jedinak a "big hug" before they face off in Tuesday's vital Group C FIFA World Cup game.
2018-06-25
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Varane to captain France against Denmark
Moscow, June 25 (IANS) France defender Raphael Varane is to wear the captain's arm band during his national team's upcoming 2018 FIFA World Cup match against Denmark, saying on Monday it was an honour to do so.
2018-06-25
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Advancing to last 16 in 1st World Cup would be huge success: Iceland coach
Moscow, June 25 (IANS) Iceland coach Heimir Hallgrimsson on Monday said it would be a huge success to advance to the knockout round of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in his country's first-ever World Cup appearance.
2018-06-25
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Japan train after Senegal draw keeps World Cup hopes alive
Kazan (Russia), June 25 (IANS) Japan's squad took part in a recuperative training session here on Monday, a day after it kept its last-16 hopes alive with a gritty display to grind out a 2-2 draw against a strong Senegal team.
2018-06-25
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Bengaluru leg of Honda India talent hunt kicks off
Bengaluru, June 25 (IANS) Following the objective to groom budding Indian riders for national and international championships, automobile giants Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India (HMSI) on Monday kicked off the IDEMITSU Honda India Talent Hunt here.
2018-06-25
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Motorsports
Germany's Hummels fit to play vs South Korea, Rudy doubtful
Moscow, June 25 (IANS) German defender Mats Hummels will be fit to play in the team's final Group F match of the 2018 FIFA World Cup against South Korea, but it remains to be seen if midfielder Sebastian Rudy can take the pitch, assistant coach Marcus Sorg said on Monday.
2018-06-25
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Looking to beat Denmark, win Group C, says France coach
Moscow, June 25 (IANS) France coach Didier Deschamps on Monday said he is looking for a win against Denmark in his last match of Group C although a draw will be enough to qualify for the knockout round of the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
2018-06-25
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Vice President cautions against intolerance in the name of cow, Love Jihad
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Monday cautioned against practising intolerance in the name of cow protection, Love Jihad and eating habits, saying such actions spoil the name of the country and people can't take law into their hands.
2018-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
FSSAI urged to introduce mandatory front-of-package warning labels
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Non-profit Consumer Unity & Trust Society (CUTS International) on Monday urged food regulator FSSAI to introduce mandatory front-of-package warning labels on foods and beverages to curb the growing epidemic of heart disease and cardiovascular deaths.
2018-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine
Approval process for additional borrowing by states simplified
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) The government on Monday simplified the process for granting additional fiscal deficit limit to eligible states over and above the three per cent limit of the state GDP.
2018-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Congress slams Modi regime over Rs 70,000 cr bank scams, IDBI sale
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Congress on Monday launched a scathing attack on the Narendra Modi government for leading India into "financial anarchy" with its "utter economic mismanagement" that has led to bank scams over Rs 70,000 crore, and now forcing LIC to buy the sinking IDBI Bank to "hide its failures".
2018-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Pre-poll grand alliance not practical: Sharad Pawar
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Monday said a pre-poll grand alliance in the next year's Lok Sabha elections is "not practical" while maintaining that non-BJP parties may come together for state-specific alliances to take on the ruling BJP.
2018-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Stalin slams government for water supply contract to French firm
Chennai, June 25 (IANS) DMK leader M.K. Stalin on Monday slammed the Tamil Nadu government for awarding a 400 million euros project to supply drinking water in Coimbatore to French company SUEZ.
2018-06-25
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics,Business/Economy
NRI matrimonial disputes: WCD awaits law ministry nod for changes
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) The ministry of Women and Child Development (WCD) on Monday said that it was waiting for a nod from the law ministry on legal and regulatory changes in NRI marriage cases before sending them to the cabinet for approval.
2018-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Diaspora
UAE to hold first-ever 'World Tolerance Summit'
Dubai, June 25 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab of Emirates (UAE) will host a two-day "World Tolerance Summit" in November, it was announced.
2018-06-25
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Politics,Diplomacy
3 killed in Indonesia's Papua airport shooting
Jakarta, June 25 (IANS) Three civilians were killed in a shooting targeting a small plane at an airport in Indonesia's Nduga in Papua province on Monday, officials said.
2018-06-25
Category: International, Indonesia,Crime/Disaster/Accident
India's biotech queen Shaw tells IISc to inspire society
Bengaluru, June 25 (IANS) India's biotechnology queen and Biocon Chairperson Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw on Monday told the students of Indian Institute of Science (IISc) here to step out of the laboratories and inspire society.
2018-06-25
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Science/Tech,Business/Economy,Education
Curtailed by CM's illness, Goa Congress wants budget session extended
Panaji, June 25 (IANS) The Congress legislative party in Goa on Monday resolved to formally ask the Speaker to extend the session of the Goa legislative assembly by six days, from the existing 12 days.
2018-06-25
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Colonel killed in freak firing accident in J&K
Srinagar, June 25 (IANS) In a freak accident, a colonel was killed in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag district on Monday as his personal weapon discharged while he was travelling, a defence official said.
2018-06-25
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security
Sitharaman reviews security in Kashmir Valley
Srinagar, June 25 (IANS) Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday visited the Kashmir Valley to review the security situation.
2018-06-25
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Foreign investment into Indian real estate at $2.6 bn in 2017: Report
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Foreign investment into the Indian real estate sector stood at $2.6 billion in 2017, a Knight Frank report said here on Monday.
2018-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
No access to copper smelter but working on acid spill: Vedanta
Mumbai, June 25 (IANS) Vedanta Ltd on Monday said it does not have access to its copper smelter plant in Tamil Nadu's Thoothukudi but is working with the district administration and state pollution board to evacuate the sulphuric acid spillage there.
2018-06-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
Export of live sheep, goats to help Vidarbha farmers: MP
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) In a bid to provide new avenues of revenue generation to farmers in Maharashtra's Vidarbha region, the government has decided to export live sheep and goats on a mass scale, an MP said.
2018-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy
You are fit, now return to work: BJP to Kejriwal
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) Delhi chief Manoj Tiwari on Monday asked Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to come back to Delhi and resume work since doctors have described his health as good.
2018-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Sudheeran comes under fire at UDF meet
Thiruvananthapuram, June 25 (IANS) Senior Congress leader and party's former Kerala President V.M. Sudheeran came under fire at the United Democratic Front meeting held here on Monday, the first after the estranged Kerala Congress-Mani returned to the alliance.
2018-06-25
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Sweltering heat continues in Haryana, Punjab
Chandigarh, June 25 (IANS) Sweltering heat continued across Haryana and Punjab on Monday with most areas experiencing maximum temperatures above 40 degrees Celsius.
2018-06-25
Category: India, Punjab,National,Environment/Wildlife
'Junglee' gets new release date
Mumbai, June 25 (IANS) Vidyut Jammwal's film "Junglee", which was scheduled to release on October 19 this year, will now open on April 5, 2019.
2018-06-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Tips to keep your hunger pangs in check
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Maintain a routine when it comes to your diet and get proper sleep to keep hunger pangs at bay, say experts.
2018-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Haryana rewards informers of illegal sex determination tests
Chandigarh, June 25 (IANS) As many as 16 people of Haryana's Sonipat district have been given cash rewards of Rs one lakh each for giving information about those involved in conducting illegal sex determination tests.
2018-06-25
Category: India, Punjab,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Taliban key commander among 12 killed in Afghanistan
Kabul, June 25 (IANS) A key Taliban commander was among 12 militants who were killed on Monday as security forces repulsed an attack by the militant group to overrun a district in Afghanistan's Faryab province, officials said.
2018-06-25
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Defence/Security,Terrorism
WCD wants bail for women undertrials who have spent 1/3rd time in detention
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) The Ministry of Women and Child Development (WCD) said on Monday it has proposed that bail be granted to women undertrials who have spent one-third of their maximum possible sentence in detention.
2018-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Businessman shot dead in Bihar
Patna, June 25 (IANS) A businessman was shot dead in Bihar's East Champaran district on Monday while his driver is battling for life after receiving severe injuries, police said.
2018-06-25
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
FIH delegation reviews preparations for Men's Hockey World Cup
Bhubaneswar, June 25 (IANS) The International Hockey Federation (FIH) on Monday reviewed the preparations being made for the Hockey Men's World Cup 2018, scheduled to be held at Kalinga Stadium here in November.
2018-06-25
Category: India, Orissa,Sports,Hockey
Natasha becomes ambassador of dental services brand
Mumbai, June 25 (IANS) Actress Natasha Suri has been signed up as the ambassador of the dental services brand Cosmic Smile.
2018-06-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Ancient syphilis causing genomes recovered
London, June 25 (IANS) Scientists have recovered the first historic genomes from a bacterium that causes syphilis -- a sexually transmitted bacterial infection -- from colonial-era bones of around 350 years ago.
2018-06-25
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech
FC Pune City retain Adil Khan on 2-year deal
Pune, June 25 (IANS) Indian Super League (ISL) club FC Pune City on Monday announced retaining the services of their midfield maestro Adil Khan for the next two seasons.
2018-06-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Football
Peru coach disappointed with World Cup run, upbeat about team's future
Sochi (Russia), June 25 (IANS) Peru coach Ricardo Gareca on Monday admitted he was disappointed that his squad had reached their third and final Group C match with no hope of making it to the knockout round of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia but remained upbeat about the team's future.
2018-06-25
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Jio signs $1 bn loan to finance goods procured from Samsung, Ace Technologies
Mumbai, June 25 (IANS) Reliance Jio Infocomm (RJIL) has signed a $1 billion equivalent term loan facility covered by Korea Trade Insurance Corporation (K-SURE) on June 22, 2018, a company statement said here on Monday.
2018-06-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Colombia trains for Senegal after eliminating Poland
Kazan (Russia), June 25 (IANS) Colombia's national football team returned to training on Monday in a soft session featuring only the substitutes after a 3-0 win over Poland, their second match of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.
2018-06-25
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Maharashtra may get new LKA regional centre
Mumbai, June 25 (IANS) Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has promised to "find a suitable venue" for a new regional centre of the countrys premier art institution, the Lalit Kala Akademi.
2018-06-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics,Art/Culture/Books
Assam flood: Death toll is 23, situation better
Guwahati, June 25 (IANS) Two more people died due to floods in Cachar district of Barak Valley in Assam on Monday, taking the death toll to 23, even as the overall flood situation improved in the state.
2018-06-25
Category: India, Assam,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Kolkata readies for final leg of Ultimate Table Tennis
Kolkata, June 25 (IANS) An intense battle for semi-final spots is on the cards as the CEAT Ultimate Table Tennis (UTT) gears up for the final leg at the Netaji Indoor Stadium here from Tuesday.
2018-06-25
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Other Sports
Man stabbed to death in Delhi function, two held
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) A 28-year-old man was stabbed to death at a family function here, police said on Monday, adding that his nephew and a friend have been arrested for the murder.
2018-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
EC gears up for 2019 polls in Odisha
Bhubaneswar, June 25 (IANS) Odisha Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Surendra Kumar on Monday directed district collectors to submit estimates regarding expenditures for the upcoming 2019 polls.
2018-06-25
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
India, Seychelles continue talks on Assomption Island project
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) India and Seychelles on Monday agreed to work on the Assomption Island naval base project keeping each other's interest in mind as New Delhi promised a $100 million line of credit to the Indian Ocean archipelago nation to strengthen its defence capabilities.
2018-06-25
Category: International, India,National,Politics,Business/Economy,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
This biodegradable plaster can treat your mouth ulcers
London, June 25 (IANS) Scientists have developed a novel biodegradable patch that acts as a plaster and sticks inside the mouth, thus helping in the treatment of oral ulcers.
2018-06-25
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech
Jessica Alba solves problem of creased concealer
Los Angeles, June 25 (IANS) Make-up artist Daniel Martin says actress Jessica Alba introduced him to a product that solves the problem of creased concealer with one step.
2018-06-25
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
World Cup: France face Denmark in final group clash (Preview)
Moscow, June 25 (IANS) Comfortably placed atop Group C and already qualified for the knockouts, France will attempt to finish off their first round assignments with a win over Denmark when they face off in their final group stage clash here on Tuesday.
2018-06-25
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Ranveer Singh's chubby Spider-Man story
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Actor Ranveer Singh says he got to play Spider-Man in a play in school just because he was "chubby".
2018-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Hollywood
Grasim's Jaya Shree Textiles division in Bengal declares lockout
Kolkata, June 25 (IANS) Grasim Industries said its Jaya Shree Textiles Division at West Bengal's Rishra area in Hooghly district declared a lockout from June 25 and it would continue till further notice.
2018-06-25
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Business/Economy
TiE Hyderabad team wins second prize in global competition
Hyderabad, June 25 (IANS) TiE Hyderabad team Pop&Lick has won the grand second prize at the TiE-TYE (The Young Entrepreneurs) annual competition in the US.
2018-06-25
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Business/Economy,Education
What causes alcohol addiction?
London, June 25 (IANS) Molecular mechanisms including lower levels of a protein in the brain may be the reason why addicts choose alcohol over an alternative reward, finds a study that may help improve treatment for alcohol dependence.
2018-06-25
Category: International, United Kingdom,Lifestyle/Fashion,Science/Tech,Health/Medicine
India wants AIIB investments in 9 projects: Goyal
Mumbai, June 25 (IANS) Terming India "a sweet spot where the rule of law prevails", Finance Minister Piyush Goyal said here on Monday the country wants investments in nine projects from the China-based Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB).
2018-06-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Business/Economy
NF Railway installs technology for alerts on water level rise
Guwahati, June 25 (IANS) The Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) has successfully installed a system based on radar technology at Saraighat Rail-cum-Road Bridge in Assam capital town Guwahati, which will alert the railway men regarding abnormal rise in water level of major rivers.
2018-06-25
Category: India, Assam,National,Technology,Crime/Disaster/Accident
BSES deal with Finland to induct new technology in power sector
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Delhi electricity distribution company (discom) BSES on Monday announced it has entered into a significant cooperation agreement with state-run Business Finland for inducting state-of-the-art technology into the Indian distribution sector.
2018-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Global cues subdue equity indices, Sensex ends 200 points lower (Roundup)
Mumbai, June 25 (IANS) Weak global cues pulled the key Indian equity indices lower on Monday, with the benchmark BSE Sensex falling over 200 points.
2018-06-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Novel ship coating can help reduce fuel, energy costs
New York, June 25 (IANS) Researchers, led by one of Indian-origin, have developed a novel type of "omniphobic" coating that can repel water, oil and alcohol, thus helping the US Navy reduce fuel as well as energy costs.
2018-06-25
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech,Technology,Business/Economy,Defence/Security
Xi meets French PM, calls for better China-France ties
Beijing, June 25 (IANS) Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday met French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe here and said China is ready to work with France to enrich a comprehensive strategic partnership between the two countries.
2018-06-25
Category: International, China,Politics,Diplomacy
Senior BJP MLA quits party, blames state and central leadership
Jaipur, June 25 (IANS) Senior Rajasthan BJP MLA and former Education Minister Ghanshyam Tiwadi on Monday resigned from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) but said he will remain associated with the RSS.
2018-06-25
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Harsh Mander resigns as NHRC monitor
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Social activist Harsh Mander has resigned as the Special Monitor at the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), saying "there is no constructive role" for him to play.
2018-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Acer brings new GPU server to India
Bengaluru, June 25 (IANS) Taiwanese technology company Acer on Monday brought its Altos "R880 F4" GPU server in India which was originally unveiled at the NVIDIA's GPU Technology Conference (GTC) in Taiwan recently.
2018-06-25
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy,Technology
World Cup: Australia face Peru in must-win tie (Preview)
Sochi, June 25 (IANS) Faced with a must-win situation, Australia will be wary of a wounded Peru when they lock horns in their final group stage match of the FIFA World Cup here on Tuesday.
2018-06-25
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Pakistani boy crosses into Indian side
Jammu, June 25 (IANS) An eight-year-old boy from Pakistan mistakenly crossed the Line of Control (LoC) into Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district.
2018-06-25
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Defence/Security
Siemens Gamesa bags 150MW wind turbine order from ReNew Power
Chennai, June 25 (IANS) Wind turbine major Siemens Gamesa on Monday said it has secured an order for construction of a 150MW wind farm in Gujarat from ReNew Power.
2018-06-25
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy
Barred from speaking on Governor's visits, DMK walks out of Assembly
Chennai, June 25 (IANS) DMK leader M.K. Stalin on Monday walked out of the Tamil Nadu Assembly along with party colleagues and allies after he was not allowed to raise the issue of Governor Banwarilal Purohit's controversial visits to various districts.
2018-06-25
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Excesses of Emergency should be part of curriculum: Vice President
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Monday said it was time the "dark age of Emergency" became a part of the curriculum so that the young learnt to value the democratic freedoms they enjoy.
2018-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Education
Ensure cleaning of drains at earliest: Sisodia to officers
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Monday urged the authorities to ensure the cleaning of drains at the earliest and also suggested use of modern technology for the same.
2018-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Nigeria coach believes his side can eliminate Argentina
Moscow, June 25 (IANS) Nigeria's final Group D game against Argentina promises to be one of the most dramatic to date in the World Cup finals as both sides look to book a place in the last 16 of the competition.
2018-06-25
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Modi to lay foundation stone for AIIMS in TN
Chennai, June 25 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lay the foundation stone for the proposed All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Madurai, Tamil Nadu BJP President Tamilisai Soundararajan said on Monday.
2018-06-25
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics,Health/Medicine
Halep stays atop of WTA rankings, Muguruza 3rd
Madrid, June 25 (IANS) Romania's Simona Halep remained in the number one spot in the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) rankings released on Monday with 7,970 points, while Spain's Garbiñe Muguruza maintained her third spot.
2018-06-25
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Tennis
World Cup: Iceland in do-or-die situation vs Croatia (Preview)
Rostov-On-Don (Russia), June 25 (IANS) Struggling to make their mark, Iceland will aim for nothing less than a win when they take on already-qualified Croatia in their last Group D clash at the Rostov Arena here on Tuesday.
2018-06-25
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Nadal reclaims top spot in ATP rankings, Federer slips
Madrid, June 25 (IANS) Spain's Rafael Nadal returned to the top spot in the men's Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) world singles rankings released on Monday while Switzerland's Roger Federer came in second.
2018-06-25
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Tennis
Injury puts South Korea captain out of clash vs Germany
Saint Petersburg, June 25 (IANS) South Korea captain Ki Sung-Yueng is set to miss his national team's upcoming 2018 FIFA World Cup final Group F game against Germany due to a muscle injury, the Korea Football Association said on Monday.
2018-06-25
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Separatist leaders, MLA detained as shutdown hits Valley
Srinagar, June 25 (IANS) Life across the Kashmir Valley was derailed on Monday by a separatist-sponsored shutdown even as the authorities detained senior separatist leaders to prevent their participation in protests.
2018-06-25
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Indian eves face New Zealand in ICC World T20 2018 opener
Dubai, June 25 (IANS) India will open their campaign against New Zealand at Guyana in the opener of the ICC women's World T20 2018 to be staged in the West Indies from November 9 to 24, the International Cricket Council (ICC) announced on Monday.
2018-06-25
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Get garden torches, bird baths to beautify outdoor space
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Get garden torches, stools and bird baths for your outdoor space where you can spend some leisure time, say experts.
2018-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Life is the best teacher: Divya Dutta
Mumbai, June 25 (IANS) National Award winning actress Divya Dutta believes that life is the best teacher and that it gives people a chance to become a strong human being.
2018-06-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Two colours on one person is beautiful: Saumya
Mumbai, June 25 (IANS) Actress Saumya Tandon has a special message on World Vitiligo Day, which is observed on June 25. She says two colours on one person is beautiful and is not contagious.
2018-06-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Health/Medicine
With best efforts, Tripura to be 'drug free state': Deb
Agartala, June 25 (IANS) The law enforcing agencies have maximised their insistent efforts to make Tripura a "drug free state" as declared by the BJP government, Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb told the Tripura assembly on Monday.
2018-06-25
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Paine rates Buttler over Dhoni in white ball cricket
Manchester, June 25 (IANS) Australia skipper Tim Paine has rated England's Jos Buttler as the "best white-ball wicketkeeper-batsman in the world" and even went on to hail the Englishman as better than India's World Cup winning former skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni.
2018-06-25
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Actress body irked as AMMA revokes Dileep's suspension
Thiruvananthapuram, June 25 (IANS) An actresses' body in Kerala was on Monday irked with the Association of Malayalam Movie Actors (AMMA) for its decision to revoke the suspension of superstar Dileep, accused of kidnapping an actress.
2018-06-25
Category: India, Kerala,National,Cinema/Showbiz,Crime/Disaster/Accident
SRK hopes to keep entertaining people
Mumbai, June 25 (IANS) Shah Rukh Khan has completed 26 years in Bollywood, and the superstar hopes he has touched the hearts and lives of people during his journey in showbiz.
2018-06-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
WHO's gaming disorder classification 'premature': Report
London, June 25 (IANS) The classification of "gaming disorder" as a mental health condition by the World Health Organization (WHO) was "premature" and based on a "moral panic", experts have suggested.
2018-06-25
Category: International, United Kingdom,Lifestyle/Fashion,Technology,Health/Medicine
Savour monsoon with delectable recipes (Lead, correcting para 2)
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) The onset of monsoon ushers in the craving for a plate of steaming hot snacks, so why not make one at home and eat it with a warm cup of tea.
2018-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Here's first e-course that links gender with environment!
Da Nang (Vietnam), June 25 (IANS) Do you want to find out why promoting gender equality and women's empowerment can help deliver better environmental outcomes?
2018-06-25
Category: India, Telangana,National,Environment/Wildlife
'Gold' trailer has Akshay Kumar turning patriotically Bengali
Mumbai, June 25 (IANS) The trailer of Reema Kagti's big Independence Day sports film finds Bollywood's Akshay Kumar doing what he likes best: pitching for country and flag. There is a loud jingoistic feel to the trailer, as though the director has let all systems go into creating a feverish pitch as hockey takes centre stage once again.
2018-06-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Turkey's Erdogan wins presidential re-election (Third Lead)
Ankara, June 25 (IANS) Turkey's long-standing leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan won a new five-year term after securing outright victory in the country's presidential and parliamentary elections, tightening his grip on the nation he has ruled for 15 years.
2018-06-25
Category: International, Turkey,Politics,Diplomacy
Microsoft integrates 'Adblock Plus' into Edge for Android beta users
San Francisco, June 25 (IANS) Microsoft is reportedly building the content-filtering and ad blocking extension "Adblock Plus" into its Edge browser for Android beta users.
2018-06-25
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Business/Economy
Will speak to Shiv Sena over Ratnagiri refinery: Pradhan
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said on Monday that he will personally speak to Uddhav Thackeray to allay his fears about the threat to farmers lands due to the proposed Ratnagiri refinery in Maharashtra.
2018-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Politics,Diplomacy
Heavy rainfall warning in 5 Bengal districts
Kolkata, June 25 (IANS) The meteorological department on Monday warned of "heavy to very heavy rainfall" in five northern districts of West Bengal for five consecutive days till June 29.
2018-06-25
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Environment/Wildlife
First Bhutan Film Festival held in Sikkim
Gangtok, June 25 (IANS) Six Bhutanese movies were screened at the first Bhutan Film Festival held here as part of the commemoration of 50 years of diplomatic relations between India and the Himalayan kingdom.
2018-06-25
Category: India, Sikkim,Cinema/Showbiz,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Diplomacy
Monsoon session of Parliament from July 18 to August 10
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) The monsoon session of Parliament will be held from July 18 to August 10, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar said here on Monday.
2018-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Global cues depress equity indices, Sensex ends 200 points lower
Mumbai, June 25 (IANS) Weak global cues pulled the key Indian equity indices lower on Monday, with the benchmark BSE Sensex falling over 200 points.
2018-06-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Pakistan to launch observatory satellite
Islamabad, June 25 (IANS) Pakistan is set to launch the indigenously developed PakTES-1A observatory satellite in July, the Foreign Ministry announced.
2018-06-25
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Science/Tech,Environment/Wildlife
Puzzle-based games favourite among Indian women: Survey
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) While action games continue to dominate the global gaming eco-system, most of the games Indian women download are puzzle based, showed a study by digital payments platform PayPal on Monday.
2018-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Lifestyle/Fashion,Technology,Business/Economy
Couple harassed in Kolkata train, woman taunted for wearing jeans
Kolkata, June 25 (IANS) A young woman, travelling in a suburban train in Kolkata along with her friend, was harassed by fellow passengers who threatened and intimidated her and pulled her up for her dress. The couple later lodged a complaint with the Government Railway Police.
2018-06-25
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident
AIIB to invest $100 mn for India's development projects
Mumbai, June 25 (IANS) The Beijing-based Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) announced on Monday an equity investment of $100 million in India's National Investment & Infrastructure Fund (NIIF) to help various development projects in this country.
2018-06-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Business/Economy
'Indian women ready to invest money in expensive make-up'
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Indian women are open to experimentation and are now ready to invest time and money in expensive make-up, says a make-up expert.
2018-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Nawazuddin dedicates his IIFA Award to Sridevi
Bangkok, June 25 (IANS) Actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui has dedicated his Best Supporting Actor honour, which he won at the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Awards here, to his "Mom" co-star Sridevi, who was posthumously awarded the Best Actor in a Leading Role Female title.
2018-06-25
Category: International, Thailand,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Five new faces to showcase at Lakme Fashion Week W/F'18
Mumbai, June 25 (IANS) Lakmé Fashion Week (LFW) has announced five new faces who will showcase at the Gen Next show at the Winter/Festive 2018 season of the fashion gala that will start from August 22.
2018-06-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Jaitley compares Indira Gandhi to Hitler
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Union Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday compared former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, who imposed Emergency, to Hitler, stating that both used the Constitution "to transform democracy into dictatorship".
2018-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
India lends $100 million for Seychelles defence
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) India on Monday announced a $100 million line of credit to Seychelles to strengthen its defence capabilities and maritime infrastructure even as the two countries decided to work together in the interest of each other on the controversial deal on Assomption Island, where India wants to build a strategic facility.
2018-06-25
Category: International, India,National,Defence/Security,Diplomacy,Business/Economy
Want to build Ram Mandir lawfully; no mosque: VHP
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) The Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) on Monday said it will wait for the Supreme Court's order to build the Ram Mandir at the disputed site in Ayodhya "lawfully" but expressed its opposition to a mosque next to it.
2018-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Religion
Congress uses Hindu for political gains: BJP
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) The BJP on Monday accused the Congress of playing politics over the term Hindu, saying it symbolised its ignorance.
2018-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Religion
Delhi starts flood control room
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Ahead of the monsoon season, the Flood Control Department of the Delhi government has started a round the clock control room to deal and mitigate any problem related to heavy rains and floods.
2018-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Man killed as Fortuner SUV overturns
Gurugram, June 25 (IANS) A 30 year-old man was killed and his 28-year-old cousin got critically injured as a speeding Fortuner SUV they were travelling in overturned multiple times near Rajiv Chowk here on the Delhi-Gurugram Expressway, police said on Monday.
2018-06-25
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
World Cup: Argentina faces do or die test against Nigeria (Preview)
St. Petersburg, June 25 (IANS) Lionel Messi's Argentina, languishing at the bottom of their group, will know that anything less than a win against Nigeria will knock them out of the FIFA World Cup, when the two sides meet in a Group D clash here on Tuesday.
2018-06-25
Category: International, United States,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
What women from Delhi-NCR order most online?
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Online shopping is a continuously growing trend in India and the numbers of both sellers and buyers are increasing daily by whopping percentages. Without anyone's surprise, women are the most active online shoppers for groceries and they are far more likely to seek information, entertainment and advice 'on the go'!
2018-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Wrong to compare present situation to Emergency, no full stops to Indian democracy: Mark Tully
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Former BBC broadcaster and noted writer Mark Tully has dismissed the claims of the opposition that the current situation in India is very much similar to the Emergency, even as he warned the people of "an atmosphere of fear" that has been created in the country.
2018-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Religion,Immigration/Law/Rights,Art/Culture/Books
PCB summons Umar Akmal over fixing approach claim
Lahore, June 25 (IANS) The Pakistan Cricket Board's (PCB) Anti-Corruption Unit (ACU) has summoned Umar Akmal on Wednesday after the batsman claimed in a TV interview that he was approached to fix matches, especially the contest against arch-rivals India in the 2015 ICC World Cup.
2018-06-25
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
With political self goals, Punjab's Aam Aadmi Party is in disarray (News Analysis)
Chandigarh, June 25 (IANS) For a political party that was taking a serious shot at coming to power in Punjab less than two years ago, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) appears to have gone wayward.
2018-06-25
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
7 daily habits you can adopt to make wellness a way of life (Health Tips)
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) With todays fast-paced life, following a healthy lifestyle is a difficult task. However, adopting healthy lifestyle habits are essential to achieve wellness. From preventive care to managing lifestyle issues, wellness represents a natural and holistic experience that people can adopt in every aspect of their lives.
2018-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,National,Health/Medicine,IANS Life
Ahan is far better than me: Suniel
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Actor Suniel Shetty says his son Ahan Shetty, who will soon make his Bollywood debut, is better than him and is not worried about people comparing the youngster to him.
2018-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Messi-meme by Kolkata Police creates social media stir
Kolkata, June 25 (IANS) With the riveting football World Cup in far-off Russia keeping fans mesmerised in this soccer crazy city, the Kolkata Police's latest meme featuring Argentine legend Lionel Messi's missed penalty against Iceland has created a stir on the social media.
2018-06-25
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Sports,Human Interest/Society
Australian entrepreneur offers reward to solve geoglyph mystery
Canberra, June 25 (IANS) An Australian entrepreneur is offering a cash reward of A$5,000 ($3,710) to decipher one of the country's greatest unsolved modern mysteries, a media report said on Monday.
2018-06-25
Category: International, Australia,Art/Culture/Books,Human Interest/Society
Savour monsoon with delectable recipes
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) The onset of monsoon ushers in the craving for a plate of steaming hot snacks, so why not make one at home and eat it with a warm cup of tea.
2018-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Indian arrested with drugs in Nepal
Kathmandu, June 25 (IANS) An Indian truck driver has been arrested in Nepal with 213 kg of hashish and 2.250 kg of opium, police said.
2018-06-25
Category: International, Nepal,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Crime/Disaster/Accident
The aim of the film is to awaken the Manto in all of us: Nandita Das
Sydney, June 25 (IANS) Based on the notion of the freedom of expression, Indian filmmaker Nandita Das' film "Manto" -- on the life of maverick writer and creative rebel Saadat Hasan Manto -- seems to have hit the jackpot with timing, given the issue is a hot topic not only in India but also the world at large. She says the aim was to awaken the Manto within everyone to be truthful and courageous.
2018-06-25
Category: International, Australia,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,National,IANS Life
With 90% tax on petrol & diesel, bringing them under GST impractical: NITI Aayog Vice Chairman (IANS Interview) (Lead, correcting figures in para 8)
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Petroleum is the taxation milch cow for the central and the state governments and it is unlikely to be brought under the Goods and Services Tax (GST) any time soon.
2018-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
4 die in junk shop blast in UP
Lucknow, June 25 (IANS) Four persons were killed and three injured in an explosion on Monday in a junk shop in Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar district, police said.
2018-06-25
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
How toxic air is causing malnutrition in trees
London, June 25 (IANS) Besides affecting human health, air pollution is also causing malnutrition in trees by harming a fungi that is important for providing mineral nutrients to tree roots, finds a new study.
2018-06-25
Category: International, United Kingdom,Science/Tech,Environment/Wildlife
Tea Board must become 'facilitator' instead of 'regulator': Chairman (IANS Interview)
Kolkata, June 25 (IANS) Some "radical steps" envisaged by the central government for re-defining the role of the Tea Board have been put on the "back burner" though its performance is still "under the scanner", its Chairman Prabhat K. Bezboruah has said.
2018-06-25
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Business/Economy
Farmers, families end lives - Is this 'Achhe Din'?" Sena asks Modi
Mumbai, June 25 (IANS) Referring to suicides in Maharashtra by farmers and others, the Shiv Sena on Monday pointedly asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi: "Is this your promised 'Achhe Din'?"
2018-06-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Reliving 35 years of India's first cricket World Cup win (Down Memory Lane)
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) It was exactly 35 years ago on this very day when an underdog Indian team led by Kapil Dev scripted history by stunning a star-studded West Indies in the final to lift the cricket World Cup in 1983 at the iconic Lord's.
2018-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,National,Sports,IANS Life
'No hurry, No worry' island of Fiji beckons more Indians (Travelogue)
Savusavu (Fiji), June 25 (IANS) You can find white sandy beaches, palm tree-lined shores, crystal clear waters and sunny blue skies at several places in the world, but not if you think of combining that with the happy, warm and hospitable vibes of the locals.
2018-06-25
Category: International, Fiji,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,National,IANS Life
S.Korea picks candidates for family reunions
Seoul, June 25 (IANS) South Korea on Monday began a process to select those who will meet their long-separated family members in North Korea in August.
2018-06-25
Category: International, South Korea,Politics,Diplomacy,Human Interest/Society
'Ant-Man and the Wasp' sequel to two movies: Kevin Feige
Los Angeles, June 25 (IANS) Paul Rudd's "Ant-Man and the Wasp" will take the story of the franchise forward and continue the plot of "Captain America: Civil War" as well, says Marvel Studios boss Kevin Feige.
2018-06-25
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Man stabbed to death in Delhi function
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) A 28-year-old man was stabbed to death at a family function here, police said on Monday.
2018-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Mexican remake of '3 Idiots' set for India screening
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) "3 Idiotas", the Mexican remake of blockbuster Indian film "3 Idiots", will be screened in India for the first time when it opens the ninth edition of the Jagran Film Festival (JFF) here.
2018-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz
Winning award always special: Amaal Mallik
Bangkok, June 25 (IANS) Composer Amaal Mallik, who bagged the Best Music Director award for his work in the film "Badrinath Ki Dulhania", says winning an award is always special to him.
2018-06-25
Category: International, Thailand,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Use plastic with responsibility: Parrikar
Panaji, June 25 (IANS) Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Monday asked the people to be responsible with the use of plastic.
2018-06-25
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics,Environment/Wildlife
Will speak to Shiv Sena over Ratnagiri refinery: Pradhan
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said on Monday that he will personally speak to Uddhav Thackeray to allay the Shiv Sena leader's fears about the threat to farmers' lands due to the proposed Ratnagiri refinery.
2018-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
Senegal's Mane upset over draw against Japan
Yekaterinburg (Russia), June 25 (IANS) Senegal striker Sadio Mane scored the first goal in his team's 2-2 draw with Japan in the second round of Group H at the World Cup but the Liverpool star felt disappointed with the result.
2018-06-25
Category: International, Russia,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Algeria sacks football team head coach
Algiers, June 25 (IANS) The Algerian Football Federation (FAF) has announced the sacking of Rabah Madjer as head coach of the national squad.
2018-06-25
Category: International, Algeria,Sports,Football
Sri Lanka to produce first 3D movie
Colombo, June 25 (IANS) Sri Lanka will produce its first 3D movie to spread awareness of the drug trade in the island country, authorities said on Monday.
2018-06-25
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Cinema/Showbiz
With 90% tax on petrol & diesel, bringing them under GST impractical: NITI Aayog Vice Chairman (IANS Interview)
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Petroleum is the taxation milch cow for the central and the state governments and it is unlikely to be brought under the Goods and Services Tax (GST) any time soon.
2018-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
AAP welcomes Delhi stay on cutting trees
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Monday welcomed the Delhi High Court stay on cutting of thousands of trees in Delhi till July 4.
2018-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Environment/Wildlife
Transgender woman kicked out of US restaurant over bathroom use
Washington, June 25 (IANS) A transgender woman was kicked out of a restaurant here after she refused to show her ID confirming she was a female in order to use the facility's women bathroom.
2018-06-25
Category: International, United States,Immigration/Law/Rights
Swara, Vishal Dadlani defend Sushma against trolls
Mumbai, June 25 (IANS) Bollywood celebrities Swara Bhaskar and Vishal Dadlani have spoken out for External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, who has faced trolls over a row involving the issue of passports to an inter-faith couple in Uttar Pradesh.
2018-06-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Politics
Unesco urged to probe Great Barrier Reef deforestation
Sydney, June 25 (IANS) Four Australian non-profits have urged the Unesco to probe the government over its failure to conserve the Great Barrier Reef against deforestation, a letter revealed on Monday.
2018-06-25
Category: International, Australia,Politics,Environment/Wildlife
Army officer dies in car accident
Lucknow, June 25 (IANS) An Army officer was burnt to death on Monday when he got trapped in his car which caught fire on the Agra-Lucknow Expressway, police said.
2018-06-25
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security
Cryptojacking emerging as alternative to ransomware: Quick Heal
Pune, June 25 (IANS) With more than three million hits globally in the first five months of this year, cryptojacking, a form of cyber-attack in which hackers hijack the infected system's processing power to mine cryptocurrency, is fast emerging as an alternative to ransomware, according to IT security firm Quick Heal.
2018-06-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Defence/Security,Technology,Business/Economy
China, EU oppose Washington's 'protectionism'
Beijing, June 25 (IANS) China and the EU on Monday rejected unilateral and protectionist actions in international trade, in a clear reference to US President Donald Trump's measures against Beijing and Brussels.
2018-06-25
Category: International, China,Politics,Business/Economy,Diplomacy
Thai film 'Bad Genius' to get Indian remake
Mumbai, June 25 (IANS) Thai movie "Bad Genius" is set to get a Hindi spin as Reliance Entertainment and Friday Filmworks Plan C have teamed up with Azure Entertainment for the project. It will be executed under the creative supervision of writer, producer and director Neeraj Pandey.
2018-06-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Punjab's roadways staff on strike, passengers affected
Chandigarh, June 25 (IANS) Hundreds of contractual employees of state-run roadways corporation went on strike in Punjab on Monday demanding higher pay scales and regularization of services.
2018-06-25
Category: India, Punjab,National,Business/Economy
NASA seeks partnership with US industry to develop first Gateway Element
Washington, June 25 (IANS) In line with US President Donald Trump's "Space Policy Directive 1", NASA has sought partnership with the US industry to develop the first element of the Gateway, which will become the orbital outpost for robotic and human exploration operations in deep space.
2018-06-25
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech,Technology,Business/Economy
Monsoon session of Parliament from July 18 to August 10
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) The monsoon session of Parliament will be held from July 18 to August 10, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar said here on Monday.
2018-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Moonshine kills four in Bihar
Patna, June 25 (IANS) Four people died after consuming spurious liquor in Bihar's Begusarai district, police said on Monday.
2018-06-25
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Health/Medicine
Japanese artist hopes to introduce Aritayaki in India
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) A popular Japanese craft, Aritayaki porcelain enjoys a global market but estimates suggest there are barely about a hundred independent artists producing it by hand. Japanese artist Yuji Obata hopes to introduce the craft to India and was recently in the Capital to get an understanding of the art scene here and indulge in discussions with leading galleries.
2018-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Lifestyle/Fashion,Art/Culture/Books,Features
New HP Pavilion 'x360' with pen now in India
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) HP India on Monday launched its Pavilion "x360" notebook with pen for students, creative professionals and millennials at a starting price of Rs 50,347.
2018-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Global cues depress equity indices; auto stocks fall
Mumbai, June 25 (IANS) Decline in international markets and rising global trade tensions subdued the key Indian equity indices on Monday afternoon.
2018-06-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Paswan inaugurates exhibition on Emergency
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Monday inaugurated an exhibition on the Emergency which displayed news clippings and letters exchanged between arrested political leaders during the period.
2018-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Engineer Rashid detained during protest in Srinagar
Srinagar, June 25 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Independent MLA Engineer Rashid was detained here on Monday when he took out a protest march to the Secretariat against civilian killings and threats to Kashmiri journalists.
2018-06-25
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Media,Politics
I like unfamiliar situations: Vishal Dadlani
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Singer-composer Vishal Dadlani says that he likes unfamiliar situations and challenges. For him, the only thing that makes him happy is to do things that he has not done before.
2018-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,National,IANS Life
Delhi HC stays cutting of trees till July 4
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) In a relief to residents, the Delhi High Court on Monday asked authorities not to axe till July 4 the 16,500 trees sanctioned by the Centre for the redevelopment of six south Delhi colonies.
2018-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Environment/Wildlife
Australian state cultivates rare trees as 'insurance policy'
Sydney, June 25 (IANS) Australia's New South Wales (NSW) state is cultivating the rare Wollemi Pine or the "Dinosaur Tree" as an "insurance policy" for the sustenance of the fragile species, researchers said on Monday.
2018-06-25
Category: International, Australia,Science/Tech,Environment/Wildlife
Sitharaman visits J&K to review Amarnath Yatra security
Srinagar, June 25 (IANS) Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman visited the Baltal base camp in Jammu and Kashmir on Monday to review security arrangements made for the annual Amarnath Yatra.
2018-06-25
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Religion,Defence/Security
Yami to endorse footwear brand
Mumbai, June 25 (IANS) Actress Yami Gautam has been roped in as the ambassador of footwear brand Aeroblu, which is known for its vibrant colours, summery styles and stylish designs.
2018-06-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Lifestyle/Fashion
Tite prepares Brazil to qualify for last 16 at World Cup
Sochi, June 25 (IANS) Brazil intensified preparations for the final match in Group E of the 2018 FIFA World Cup against Serbia, in which both teams are playing to guarantee a spot in the round of 16.
2018-06-25
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Mexican town's entire police force detained after murder
Mexico City, June 25 (IANS) The entire police force of the Mexican town of Ocampo has been detained on suspicion of involvement in the murder of a mayoral candidate.
2018-06-25
Category: International, Mexico,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Messi's family, friends celebrate his 31st birthday
Buenos Aires, June 25 (IANS) Argentine national team star Lionel Messi has turned 31 and his family and friends flooded social media with their well-wishes.
2018-06-25
Category: International, Costa Rica,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Amit Shah slams Assam's social media team
Guwahati, June 25 (IANS) BJP President Amit Shah has slammed the party's social media team in Assam for not being aggressive ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha polls, a party leader said on Monday.
2018-06-25
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics,Technology
SC to hear disqualified AIADMK leaders' plea for transfering case
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) The Supreme Court will on Wednesday hear a plea by 17 AIADMK MLAs of the Dinakaran faction seeking the transfer of the case challenging their disqualification to the apex court from the Madras High Court.
2018-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Bourbons, Begums and Bhopal (IANS Book Review)
Book: The Bourbons and Begums of Bhopal; Author: Indira Iyengar; Publisher: Niyogi Books; Price: Rs 850; Pages: 234
2018-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,National,Art/Culture/Books,IANS Life
To what end are PSBs continuing to finance coal-fired power? (Comment)
The government's announcement to soon tender out 100 GW of solar power in one go is somewhat an ambitious step towards transition to clean energy, compared to the previous largest tender of 10 GW -- which is likely to be opened in July.
2018-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Opinion/Commentary,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
Samsung may ditch iris scanner for Galaxy S10
Seoul, June 25 (IANS) Samsung could do away with iris scanning in the Galaxy S10, only two years after debuting it with the Galaxy Note 7, the media reported.
2018-06-25
Category: International, South Korea,Technology,Business/Economy
Teenage football team trapped in Thai cave
Bangkok, June 25 (IANS) A search is underway to rescue 12 teenage football players and their coach who are believed to be trapped in a cave in Thailand, authorities said on Monday.
2018-06-25
Category: International, Thailand,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Demi Lovato performs as 'new person with a new life'
Lisbon, June 25 (IANS) Singer-songwriter Demi Lovato, who delivered one of her most emotional performances yet at Rock in Rio Lisbon, says she took the stage as a new person altogether.
2018-06-25
Category: International, Portugal,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Trump to announce crack down on Chinese tech investment
Washington, June 25 (IANS) US President Donald Trump's administration is set to announce measures this week cracking down on Chinese investment in key technologies in America, a media report said on Monday.
2018-06-25
Category: International, United States,Politics,Business/Economy
Victoria Beckham attends Paris Fashion Week with son
Los Angeles, June 25 (IANS) Fashion designer Victoria Beckham attended the Paris Fashion Week with eldest son Brooklyn Beckham on Saturday, days after she squashed speculation about a divorce from husband David Beckham.
2018-06-25
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Female political journalists get far less attention on Twitter
San Francisco, June 25 (IANS) With Twitter playing an increasing role in shaping political debates around the world, a new study of American political journalists has shown how male journalists use the microblogging site to increase their influence, while pushing their female peers to the margins of political discussion.
2018-06-25
Category: International, Costa Rica,Media,Technology,Business/Economy
Sun sets when the time comes: Joe Jackson
Los Angeles, June 25 (IANS) Joe Jackson, father of Michael, Janet and the performing family, has opened up for the first time about his battle with terminal cancer, saying that the "sun sets when the time comes".
2018-06-25
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Mattis to visit China
Beijing, June 25 (IANS) US Defence Secretary James Mattis will begin his two-day China visit on Tuesday, where denuclearization of North Korea and regional stability will be the focus of his talks with senior Chinese government official, authorities announced here on Monday.
2018-06-25
Category: International, China,Politics,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Five killed as rains clobber Maharashtra, road, rail traffic hit
Mumbai, June 25 (IANS) Torrential rains clobbered large areas of Mumbai and other parts of Maharashtra seriously hitting road traffic and rail operations, claiming at least five lives in rain-related incidents, officials said here on Monday.
2018-06-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Evan Rachel Wood concerned over immigration crisis
Los Angeles, June 25 (IANS) Actress Evan Rachel Wood says she wants to learn and do more to raise awareness of the issues facing the US and Mexico border, even if it means checking out the conditions first-hand.
2018-06-25
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Facebook Messenger can now automatically translate Spanish-English conversations
San Francisco, June 25 (IANS) Facebook Messenger can now automatically translate messages from Spanish to English and vice versa, media reports said.
2018-06-25
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Business/Economy
BET Awards: 'Black Panther' wins Best Movie, Foxx disses Trump
Los Angeles, June 25 (IANS) Ryan Coogler's "Black Panther" won the Best Movie honour at the BET Awards, where host Jamie Foxx took a dig at US President Donald Trump on Sunday night.
2018-06-25
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood,Politics
Separatist shutdown affects life in Kashmir Valley
Srinagar, June 25 (IANS) A shutdown called by separatists on Monday affected life across the Kashmir Valley with heavy security deployed here and other vulnerable places.
2018-06-25
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security
Nikki Bela feels the jitters ahead of wedding to John Cena
Los Angeles, June 25 (IANS) Model-actress Nikki Bela says she is "all sort of messed up" ahead of her wedding to actor and wrestling star John Cena.
2018-06-25
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Heat wave, high humidity continues in UP
Lucknow, June 25 (IANS) Heat wave conditions and high humidity continued across Uttar Pradesh on Monday, according to the weather office.
2018-06-25
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
5 killed in Telangana accident
Hyderabad, June 25 (IANS) Five people were killed and five others injured when a speeding car hit an auto-rickshaw on Monday in Telangana's Ranga Reddy, police said.
2018-06-25
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Trump tells Fallon to 'be a man'
Los Angeles, June 25 (IANS) US President Donald Trump slammed Jimmy Fallon over the TV show host's recent comments in a podcast episode wherein Fallon became choked up talking about the grief he got after tussling Trump's hair on his show.
2018-06-25
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood,Politics
Trump advocates depriving undocumented immigrants of due-process rights
Washington, June 25 (IANS) US President Donald Trump has advocated for depriving undocumented immigrants of their due-process rights, arguing that people who cross the border into the country illegally were invaders and must immediately be deported without trial or an appearance before a judge.
2018-06-25
Category: International, United States,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Anupam Kher dedicates award to struggling actors without godfathers
Bangkok, June 25 (IANS) Bollywood veteran Anupam Kher, bestowed with the Outstanding Achievement in Cinema honour here, has dedicated the award to strugglers who try and find their feet in the showbiz world without having a godfather.
2018-06-25
Category: International, Thailand,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Stormy Daniels to be interviewed about Trump lawyer
New York, June 25 (IANS) Porn star Stormy Daniels will be interviewed by federal prosecutors here on Monday as part of their probe into President Donald Trump's former personal attorney, Michael Cohen.
2018-06-25
Category: International, United States,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Melania Trump promotes 'kindness, compassion, positivity' at youth conference
Washington, June 25 (IANS) US First Lady Melania Trump promoted "kindness, compassion and positivity" at a youth conference, her first public appearance since her jacket controversy.
2018-06-25
Category: International, United States,Politics
Use goodness of almonds, walnuts in food
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Indulge in healthy yet nutritious delights with the goodness of almonds and walnuts, suggest experts.
2018-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Partly cloudy Monday morning in Delhi
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) It was a partly cloudy morning in the national capital on Monday with the minimum temperature recorded at 31.6 degree Celsius, three notches above the season's average, the weather office said.
2018-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Key Indian equity indices open flat
Mumbai, June 25 (IANS) The key Indian equity indices on Monday opened on a flat to negative note.
2018-06-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Business/Economy
Two Koreas address restoration of military communication lines
Seoul, June 25 (IANS) Representatives of South and North Korea held a meeting on Monday to discuss the total restoration of cross-border military communication lines in an attempt to reduce tension and build trust amid the recent diplomatic rapprochement.
2018-06-25
Category: International, South Korea,Politics,Diplomacy
American paedophile arrested in Mexico
Mexico City, June 25 (IANS) Mexican authorities announced that they have arrested an American citizen accused in the US of sexually assaulting a minor.
2018-06-25
Category: International, Mexico,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Australian oyster industry under threat
Canberra, June 25 (IANS) A shortage of baby oysters is putting South Australia's oyster industry worth A$32 million ($23 million) under threat, an official said on Monday.
2018-06-25
Category: International, Australia,Environment/Wildlife,Business/Economy
Kangaroo halts Australian football match
Canberra, June 25 (IANS) A kangaroo has become the latest social media sensation after invading a football pitch just 2 km from Parliament House in here, Australian authorities said on Monday.
2018-06-25
Category: International, Australia,Environment/Wildlife,Human Interest/Society
Turkey's Erdogan wins absolute majority in crucial elections
Ankara, June 25 (IANS) Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan won the majority of votes in Sunday's crucial election, surviving the most serious challenge yet to his political dominance and tightening his grip on the nation he has ruled for 15 years.
2018-06-25
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
Ex-Trump aide directs racist slur at black Democrat
Washington, June 25 (IANS) David Bossie, the former deputy campaign manager for President Donald Trump, told a black Democratic strategist he was out of his "cotton-picking mind" during a TV discussion.
2018-06-25
Category: International, United States,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
Clashes in Nigeria between farmers, herders leave 86 dead
Abuja, June 25 (IANS) At least 86 people have died in Nigeria after violent clashes broke out between farmers and cattle herders, police in Plateau state said.
2018-06-25
Category: International, Nigeria,Crime/Disaster/Accident
EU summit ends with progress made toward immigration agreement
Brussels, June 25 (IANS) The informal immigration summit of 16 European Union (EU) countries has ended here with progress having been made toward reaching an agreement at the European Council meeting next week, officials said.
2018-06-25
Category: International, Belgium,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
Trump calls for deportations without judicial process
Washington, June 25 (IANS) US President Donald Trump has called for speedy deportations that bypass any judicial process.
2018-06-25
Category: International, United States,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
Zimbabwe election to go ahead as planned: President Mnangagwa
Harare, June 25 (IANS) Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa has elections will go ahead as planned on July 30, despite what he said was an attempt on his life on June 23.
2018-06-25
Category: International, Zimbabwe,Politics
UN chief welcomes lifting of driving ban on Saudi women
United Nations, June 25 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has welcomed the lifting of a driving ban on women in Saudi Arabia, his spokesman said.
2018-06-25
Category: International, United States,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights,Human Interest/Society
Britain mulls new measures to tackle childhood obesity
London, June 25 (IANS) Britain is to mull banning the sale of high-energy caffeine-laden drinks to young children after a study found a quarter of 6 to 9 year olds consumed them.
2018-06-25
Category: International, United Kingdom,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
Netherlands to provide $468 mn to refugee-affected countries
Amman, June 25 (IANS) The Netherlands will provide 400 million euros ($468 million) development aid to countries affected by the Syrian refugee crisis, including Jordan, Lebanon and Turkey, the media reported.
2018-06-25
Category: International, Jordan,Politics,Diplomacy,Immigration/Law/Rights
Merkel counts on agreements to solve migration problem
Brussels, June 25 (IANS) German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said she is in favour of bilateral or trilateral agreements among member states of the European Union (EU) as a way out of the migration crisis.
2018-06-25
Category: International, Belgium,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
Morocco to host UN conference on Jerusalem
Rabat, June 25 (IANS) Morocco will host on Tuesday the fifth International Conference on the Question of Jerusalem, the Moroccan Foreign Ministry has said.
2018-06-25
Category: International, Malta,Politics
10 arrested in France for planning attacks on Muslims
Paris, June 25 (IANS) French anti-terrorism units have detained a group of ultra far-rightists suspected of planning assaults against Muslim community in the country, Interior Minister Gerard Collomb has said.
2018-06-25
Category: International, France,Defence/Security,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Finland supports overall EU approach to control immigration
Helsinki, June 25 (IANS) Finnish Prime Minister Juha Sipila has said Finland endorses an "overall approach" by the EU to tackle unauthorised immigration.
2018-06-25
Category: International, Finland,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
AU condemns bomb attacks in Zimbabwe, Ethiopia rallies
Addis Ababa, June 25 (IANS) The African Union (AU) has condemned bomb attacks during political rallies in Ethiopia and Zimbabwe on June 23.
2018-06-25
Category: International, Ethiopia,Politics
Italian PM satisfied with 'right direction' at EU migration summit
Brussels, June 25 (IANS) Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte has said he is "definitely satisfied" with the migration summit in Brussels, hailing that European leaders "have the right direction in the current debate".
2018-06-25
Category: International, Belgium,Human Interest/Society,Immigration/Law/Rights
Turkey election: Erdogan wins second term as president
Ankara, June 25 (IANS) Turkey's long-standing leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan has won the country's presidential poll in the first round, the election authority chief has said.
2018-06-25
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
Syria condemns US financial support to 'White Helmets'
Damascus, June 25 (IANS) The Syrian Foreign Ministry has condemned the recent US decision to render financial support to the Syrian Civil Defence group, or "White Helmets," listed by the Syrian government as a terror group.
2018-06-25
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics,Terrorism,Diplomacy
Morocco to host meeting of global coalition against IS
Rabat, June 25 (IANS) Morocco will host a meeting of global coalition against the Islamic State (IS) here on Tuesday to discuss threats posed by the IS in Africa, the Foreign Ministry has said.
2018-06-25
Category: International, Malta,Defence/Security,Terrorism
UN chief disturbed by blast targetting Zimbabwean president
United Nations, June 25 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres was disturbed by an explosion during an electoral rally of the ruling party of Zimbabwe in which President Emmerson Mnangagwa and other party officials were present, his spokesman has said.
2018-06-25
Category: International, United States,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Libyan navy rescues 458 migrants
Tripoli, June 25 (IANS) The Libyan navy has rescued 458 migrants in two separate operations off the coast of the cities of Al-Khoms and Zlitan.
2018-06-25
Category: International, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya,Immigration/Law/Rights
Israel launches 3 airstrikes on Gaza
Gaza, June 25 (IANS) Israeli army drones have carried out three successive airstrikes on the Gaza Strip, in response to arson kites and balloons fired from the enclave.
2018-06-25
Category: International, Palestinian Territory, Occupied,Politics,Defence/Security
86 killed in Nigeria attack
Abuja, June 25 (IANS) At least 86 people have been killed following a coordinated attack on several villages in the Nigerian state of Plateau, the police said.
2018-06-25
Category: International, Nigeria,Crime/Disaster/Accident
I definitely feel remorse: Roseanne Barr
Los Angeles, June 25 (IANS) TV star Roseanne Barr says she feels remorse over the Twitter rant which led ABC to cancel her sitcom "Roseanne".
2018-06-25
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz
Irrfan Khan, Sridevi win top honours at IIFA 2018
Bangkok, June 25 (IANS) Actor Irrfan Khan and late veteran actress Sridevi were named the Best Actors at the 19th edition of the IIFA Awards, for their remarkable work in films "Hindi Medium" and "Mom", respectively.
2018-06-25
Category: International, Thailand,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Cilic beats Djokovic in final for Queen's Club trophy
London, June 25 (IANS) Marin Cilic of Croatia came back strong to beat Serbia's Novak Djokovic in the final 5-7, 7-6(4), 6-3 for the Queen's Club trophy.
2018-06-25
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
Rekha enchants cine lovers at IIFA with her performance
Bangkok, June 25 (IANS) From "Pyaar Kiya Toh Darna Kya" to "Salam-E-Ishq Meri Jaan", veteran actress Rekha left everyone smitten here with her grand finale performance at the 19th edition of IIFA here on Sunday night.
2018-06-25
Category: International, Thailand,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
World Cup: Colombia thrash insipid Poland
Kazan (Russia), June 25 (IANS) Colombia thrashed Poland 3-0 in a Group H encounter of the FIFA World Cup here on Sunday.
2018-06-25
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,Football
Evangeline Lilly couldn't eat in 'Ant-Man and the Wasp' costume
Los Angeles, June 25 (IANS) Actress Evangeline Lilly says her "Ant-man and The Wasp" superhero outfit was so restrictive that it made it unbearable for her to eat.
2018-06-25
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz
Hamilton wins French GP, regains top spot in F1 driver standings
Le Castellet (France), June 25 (IANS) Defending Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton of Britain (Mercedes) won the French Grand Prix on Sunday, regaining the overall top spot in the 2018 drivers' standings from German driver Sebastian Vettel (Ferrari), who finished fifth.
2018-06-25
Category: International, France,Sports,Motorsports
Amit Shah reached out to spiritual leaders in Haridwar
Haridwar, June 24 (IANS) Ahead of parliamentary elections next year, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah on Sunday sought blessings of top religious organisations here.
2018-06-24
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
Japan hold Senegal 2-2
Yekaterinburg (Russia), June 24 (IANS) Takashi Inui inspired Japan to come back from behind twice to hold Senegal 2-2 in a FIFA World Cup Group H contest at the Ekaterinburg Arena here on Sunday.
2018-06-24
Category: International, Russia,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Buttler's masterclass helps England whitewash Australia
Manchester, June 24 (IANS) Jos Buttler's scintillating unbeaten century helped England whitewash Australia 5-0 as the hosts pipped the visitors by one wicket in the final match of the series at the Old Trafford Cricket Ground here on Sunday.
2018-06-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Perfect Pakistan outplay Kenya in Kabaddi Masters Group A tie
Dubai June 24 (IANS) Pakistan demolished minnows Kenya 43-21 in a Group B match of the Kabaddi Masters at the Al Wasl Sports Club here on Sunday.
2018-06-24
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Other Sports
World Cup: Japan hold Senegal 2-2
Yekaterinburg (Russia), June 24 (IANS) Japan came back from behind twice to hold Senegal 2-2 in a FIFA World Cup Group H contest at the Ekaterinburg Arena here on Sunday.
2018-06-24
Category: International, Russia,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Tigers, Sparx on top at FIBA 3x3 Quest-India qualifiers
Bengaluru, June 24 (IANS) Bengal Tigers representing West Bengal and Ludhiana Sparx from Punjab emerged champions at the FIBA 3x3 Quest-India that concluded at the Sree Kanteerava Stadium here on Sunday.
2018-06-24
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Other Sports
Indigo flight returns to Kolkata after snag
Kolkata, June 24 (IANS) A Bengaluru-bound Indigo flight from Kolkata returned to the NSCBI airport here on Sunday following a crack in the windshield of the aircraft, airport sources said.
2018-06-24
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Business/Economy
Falcons beat Challengers in UTT clash
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Sanil Shetty and Bernadette Szocs hogged the limelight at the Ultimate Table Tennis (UTT) tie at the Thyagaraj Stadium here on Sunday, as they gave defending champions Falcons TTC a big 15-6 victory over Empowerji Challengers.
2018-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
DU second cut-off: SRCC drops 0.25% for Economics, LSR 1% for BA
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Delhi University colleges on Sunday announced their second cut-off lists for admission, with Shri Ram College of Commerce marginally trimming its cut-off by 0.25 points to 98.25 per cent for Economics (Honours).
2018-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
Climate change affecting agriculture in Bihar: CM
Patna, June 24 (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Sunday said climate change has been affecting the state over the years and its impact is visible, with monsoon getting delayed every year and the volume of rain also showing a downward trend.
2018-06-24
Category: India, Bihar,National,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
Shah to meet intellectuals, kin of killed activists in Bengal
Kolkata, June 24 (IANS) BJP President Amit Shah would hold a string of meetings with the party's West Bengal leadership and intellectuals here and would also meet the bereaved families of the three BJP activists allegedly killed recently in Purulia, during his two day visit to the state from June 27, a senior party leader said.
2018-06-24
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
India, Mongolia to cooperate in air connectivity, trade
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) India and Mongolia have agreed to step up cooperation in areas like air connectivity, trade and economic cooperation, energy security, mining and traditional medicine as part of sustained high-level bilateral exchanges, an official statement said on Sunday.
2018-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Business/Economy
First transcatheter heart valve replacement surgery performed in India: Doctors
Hyderabad, June 24 (IANS) Doctors at the Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences (KIMS) here claimed to have performed India's first transcatheter aortic valve replacement surgery on a patient who underwent a failed valve surgery in the past.
2018-06-24
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
10,000 single women write to Prime Minister
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) As many as 10,000 single women from West Bengal, Himachal Pradesh, Telangana, Gujarat, Rajasthan, Jharkhand and Punjab have written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to share their problems on the occasion of the International Widows' Day on Sunday.
2018-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Human Interest/Society
Major obsessed with colleague's wife kills her
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) An Army Major, "obsessed" with his colleague's wife, was on Sunday arrested for killing her by slashing her throat and running his car over her to make it look like an accident.
2018-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Navy Chief visiting Bangladesh
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Navy chief, Admiral Sunil Lanba is on a "goodwill visit" to Bangladesh from June 24 to 29 to consolidate bilateral defence relations and to explore new avenues for naval cooperation, an official statement said on Sunday.
2018-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Emergency turned democracy into constitutional dictatorship: Jaitley
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Union minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday recalled how the Indira Gandhi government had imposed a "phoney Emergency" and "turned democracy into a constitutional dictatorship" about more than 40 years back.
2018-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Cardinal Toppo resigns as Ranchi Archbishop
Ranchi, June 24 (IANS) Cardinal Telopspore P Toppo on Sunday resigned as the Archbishop of Ranchi.
2018-06-24
Category: India, Bihar,National,Religion
Every film has its own destiny: Anil Kapoor on 'Mr. India' sequel
Bangkok, June 24 (IANS) Veteran actor Anil Kapoor, on the fate of a probable "Mr. India" sequel, said it will happen when it has to happen and that Sridevi and Amrish Puri are surely missed.
2018-06-24
Category: International, Thailand,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
World Cup: Uruguay, Russia eye top spot in Group A (Preview)
Samara (Russia), June 24 (IANS) Uruguay and Russia will battle for the top spot in Group A and enter the knockout rounds of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in style when they meet here on Monday.
2018-06-24
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
TN Governor warns DMK against bid to 'overawe' his office; Stalin firm on protest
Chennai, June 24 (IANS) Even as Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit's office on Sunday warned that anybody trying to overawe the Governor will be dealt with sternly, DMK leader M.K. Stalin said their protest against Purohit's visits to districts will continue.
2018-06-24
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
An extra year of education can make you smarter
London, June 24 (IANS) An extra year of schooling may leave students with new knowledge and may lead to a small but noticeable increase to students' IQ, a new study suggests.
2018-06-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
Coric dethrones Federer at Halle Open
Halle (Germany), June 24 (IANS) Croatia's Borna Coric on Sunday claimed the Halle Open title after beating defending champion and world No. 1 Roger Federer of Switzerland 7-6 (8-6), 3-6, 6-2 in the final match, effectively handing the top spot in the ATP ranking back to Spain's Rafael Nadal.
2018-06-24
Category: International, Belgium,Sports,Tennis
Nigeria's Mikel to play against Argentina despite fracture
Yessentuki (Russia), June 24 (IANS) Nigeria captain John Obi Mikel is likely to play in his team's decisive World Cup Group D match against Argentina on Tuesday despite nursing a broken bone in his left hand.
2018-06-24
Category: India, Telangana,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Mohanlal elected new president of Malayalam actors body
Kochi, June 24 (IANS) Malayalam superstar Mohanlal was on Sunday unanimously elected the new President of the Association of Malayalam Movie Actors (AMMA), replacing Innocent, the hugely popular comedian and CPI-M backed Lok Sabha member from Chalakuddy, who was at the helm for the past 18 years.
2018-06-24
Category: India, Kerala,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
World Cup: Kane shines as England thrash Panama 6-1
Nizhny Novgorod (Russia), June 24 (IANS) A hat-trick from Harry Kane helped England thrash Panama 6-1 in the World Cup Group G game here on Sunday.
2018-06-24
Category: India, Telangana,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
India beat Argentina in Champions Trophy clash
Breda (Holland), June 24 (IANS) India defeated Argentina 2-1 to register their second consecutive victory in the Champions Trophy hockey tournament here on Sunday.
2018-06-24
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Hockey
Iran bans import of 1,400 items to support domestic products
Tehran, June 24 (IANS) Iran announced a list of imported goods to be banned in a move to protect domestic products, media reports said on Sunday.
2018-06-24
Category: International, Turkey,Politics,Business/Economy
US Mideast peace plan to be announced soon: Kushner
Ramallah, June 24 (IANS) US President Donald Trump's senior advisor Jared Kushner announced that a US Mideast peace plan would be made public "soon", media reports said on Sunday.
2018-06-24
Category: International, Israel,Politics,Diplomacy
Goods train derails as Maoists remove tracks in Chhattisgarh
Jagdalpur, June 24 (IANS) The engines and 24 wagons of a goods train derailed as suspected Maoists uprooted the tracks in the Kirandul-Visakhapatnam railway section, officials said on Sunday.
2018-06-24
Category: India, Orissa,National,Terrorism,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Train rams against guard rails in Bengal
Kolkata, June 24 (IANS) Passengers in a local train in West Bengal's Nadia district had a narrow escape on Sunday as it rammed against the guard rails after the driver lost control due to a disturbance caused by a mentally unstable person, an Eastern Railway spokesperson said.
2018-06-24
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Monsoon gains momentum in West Bengal, heavy rains for two days
Kolkata, June 24 (IANS) The monsoon has gained momentum in West Bengal, with the weatherman on Sunday forecasting extreme heavy rainfall in some areas of north Bengal over the next two days.
2018-06-24
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Environment/Wildlife
Rahul congratulates Chennai lad for becoming second youngest GM
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Sunday congratulated 12-year-old Chennai boy R. Praggnanandhaah, who became the world's second-youngest Grandmaster, terming it "an incredible achievement".
2018-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Sports
CPI-M accuses BJP of 'playing with emotive issues' in Assam
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Alleging authorities bias in compiling the national register of citizens (NRC) in Assam, the CPI-M on Sunday accused the ruling BJP of "playing with emotive issues" in the state for electoral gains.
2018-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
Telangana CM hints at early polls
Hyderabad, June 24 (IANS) Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao on Sunday said he was ready to go for early elections and dared the opposition to face the same.
2018-06-24
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Youth injured in J&K clash on Friday succumbs
Srinagar, June 24 (IANS) A youth, injured in clashes with the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag district on Friday, succumbed in a hospital here on Sunday, police said.
2018-06-24
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
South Korea captain to miss Germany match with calf injury
Saint Petersburg, June 24 (IANS) South Korea on Sunday confirmed that their captain Ki Sung-yueng will not be able to play in their final group stage match against Germany at the 2018 FIFA World Cup due to injury.
2018-06-24
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
World Cup: Kane shines as England overwhelm Panama
Nizhny Novgorod, June 24 (IANS) England thrashed Panama 6-1 in a Group G clash of the FIFA World Cup here on Sunday.
2018-06-24
Category: India, Telangana,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
One arrested in BJP youth activist's killing in Bengal
Kolkata, June 24 (IANS) One person was arrested in West Bengal's Purulia district on Sunday for his alleged involvement in the killing of local BJP activist Trilochan Mahato, a senior CID officer said.
2018-06-24
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Golfer Choi wins Korea Open
Cheonan (South Korea), June 24 (IANS) South Koreas Minchel Choi held off the challenge of compatriot Sanghyun Park by sinking a birdie on the last hole to win the Korea Open Golf Championship by two shots here on Sunday.
2018-06-24
Category: India, Telangana,Sports,Golf
Chess: Chennai's Praggnanandhaa comes second in Gredine Open
Chennai, June 24 (IANS) Chennai boy and world's second youngest chess Grand Master (GM) -- R.Praggnanandhaa on Sunday won the final round against Dutch GM Roeland Pruijssers and finished second in the 4th Gredine Open held in Italy.
2018-06-24
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Other Sports
Datta, Balu shine at national racing tourney
Coimbatore, June 24 (IANS) Ashwin Datta (MRF F1600) and veteran Arjun Balu (Indian Touring Cars) hogged the limelight as the second round of the Indian National Racing Championship concluded at the Kari Motor Speedway here on Sunday.
2018-06-24
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Motorsports
Russia aim to top Group A, says head coach
Samara (Russia), June 24 (IANS) Russia aims to reach the knockout stages of the 2018 FIFA World Cup by finishing at the top of Group A, head coach Stanislav Cherchesov said on Sunday.
2018-06-24
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Globe needs action to reverse climate impact: GEF chief
Da Nang (Vietnam), June 24 (IANS) The world was urged on Sunday to take urgent action to reverse deterioration of the global environment at the opening of the 54th Global Environment Facility (GEF) council meeting in this Vietnamese port city.
2018-06-24
Category: International, India,Environment/Wildlife
Ministry brings 16 more steel products under Quality Control
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) In a move to ensure a total quality regime in the steel sector, the Steel Ministry has brought 16 additional steel products under the purview of the Quality Control Order (QCO), according to an official announcement on Sunday.
2018-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Supermassive stars may have been born amid globular clusters
London, June 24 (IANS) Astronomers have proposed a new theory that attempts to explain the existence of peculiar chemical elements in ancient clusters of stars called globular clusters.
2018-06-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Science/Tech
Two militants, one civilian killed in Kashmir
Srinagar, June 24 (IANS) Two Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) militants were killed while another surrendered in a gunfight on Sunday in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam district where a civilian was killed and 10 others injured in subsequent street protests.
2018-06-24
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Team needs to dig deep against Nigeria: Biglia
Moscow, June 24 (IANS) Argentina midfielder Lucas Biglia on Sunday said that each member of the team needs to dig deep and put in that extra effort for which they are known, if the team is to avoid elimination from the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.
2018-06-24
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
GST victory of integrity, celebration of honesty, says Modi (Roundup)
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that information technology has replaced the 'Inspector Raj' under the Goods and Services Tax (GST), as he termed the first year of the indirect tax regime as a "victory of integrity, celebration of honesty and a symbol of cooperative federalism".
2018-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy
World Cup: Egypt, Saudis play for pride (Preview)
Volgograd (Russia), June 24 (IANS) Both Egypt and Saudi Arabia will aim to exit the 2018 FIFA World Cup with a win when they meet in their final Group A match here on Monday.
2018-06-24
Category: International, Russia,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Iran coach sees Portugal as greatest challenge ever
Tehran, June 24 (IANS) Iran's national football team coach Carlos Queiroz said their upcoming FIFA World Cup match against Portugal is his greatest challenge ever in his seven-year spell in Iran, Tehran Times daily reported on Sunday.
2018-06-24
Category: International, Turkey,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Gold worth Rs 31 lakh seized at Odisha airport
Bhubaneswar, June 24 (IANS) One kg of gold worth Rs 31 lakh was seized by the Air Intelligence Unit of Customs at the Biju Patnaik International Airport here on Sunday, officials said.
2018-06-24
Category: India, Orissa,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Defence/Security,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Legends of Barcelona, Mohun Bagan to clash in Kolkata
Kolkata, June 24 (IANS) Dutch legends Patrick Kluivert and Frank de Boer would be among a host of world cuppers expected to be seen in action as former stars of Spanish giant FC Barcelona clash with Mohun Bagan here on September 28, the organisers said on Sunday.
2018-06-24
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
BJP move can create more instability in J&K: CPI-M
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) The CPI-M said on Sunday that the BJP's decision to end support to the PDP can create greater political instability in Jammu and Kashmir and also appeared aimed at sharpening communal polarization ahead of the next Lok Sabha polls.
2018-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Media bodies seek action against J&K MLA for threatening press
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Media organisations on Sunday demanded strict action against Jammu and Kashmir BJP MLA Choudhary Lal Singh over his "threatening and intimidating" remarks directed at journalists in the Valley.
2018-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Major held for colleague's wife's murder
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) An Army Major was arrested on Sunday for his alleged role in the murder of his colleague's wife whose body was found with her throat slit on a road in Delhi Cantonment, police said.
2018-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security
'Galti se mistake' choreographer makes Remo D'Souza dance
Bangkok, June 24 (IANS) Ruel Dausan Varindani, who won the Best Choreography honour for "Galti se mistake" at the IIFA Awards here, says it was fun to choreograph Remo D'Souza's dance moves in "Boo Yaa", which will mark the dancer-director's acting debut.
2018-06-24
Category: International, Thailand,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Two LeT militants killed, one surrenders in Kashmir
Srinagar, June 24 (IANS) Two Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) militants were killed while a third one surrendered to security forces on Sunday in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam district.
2018-06-24
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Audience wants more grounded films in Hollywood: Tom Struthers
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) There's no denying the huge fan following that "Batman" and "Superman" films or those from the Marvel Cinematic Universe have. But amidst the craze, the audience is now looking for more grounded films in Hollywood, says action choreographer Tom Struthers.
2018-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Costa Rica looking to exit World Cup with a win
Saint Petersburg, June 24 (IANS) Costa Rica's national team trained on Sunday for their upcoming duel with Switzerland, and are looking to leave the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia with a victory after failing to qualify for the last 16 round.
2018-06-24
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Argentina football chief says team has key chance to win final Group match
Bronnitsy (Russia), June 24 (IANS) Argentine football association President Claudio Tapia said on Sunday that the entire team and coaching staff are committed to making the most of their key final match against Nigeria in Group D of the 2018 FIFA World Cup, which will decide whether Argentina advances to the round of 16.
2018-06-24
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Maradona demands access to Argentina training
Saint Petersburg, June 24 (IANS) Argentine legend Diego Maradona, who led his country to the 1986 World Cup title, has demanded access to the team's training ground in the run-up to their decisive final Group D game against Nigeria.
2018-06-24
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Amala Paul lauds Malayalam film on transgender community
Chennai, June 24 (IANS) Actress Amala Paul has lauded director Ranjith Sankar for taking a road less travelled with his movie "Njan Marykutty", which she says is an important piece on social inclusion of the transgender community.
2018-06-24
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
11 PSB chiefs to appear before Parliamentary panel
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Senior officials of 11 public sector banks (PSBs) will appear before the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Finance on Tuesday on the issue of the banks' massive non-performing assets (NPAs), or bad loans, and increasing number of fraud cases, according to official sources here.
2018-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Iran face herculean task against Portugal's Ronaldo (Preview)
Saransk (Russia), June 24 (IANS) Iran's primary objective will be to stop Christiano Ronaldo from scoring when they take on Portugal in a Group B tie of the FIFA World Cup at the Mordovia Arena here on Monday.
2018-06-24
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
India's tea exports volume likely to grow by 5% despite challenges'
Kolkata, June 24 (IANS) India's tea exports are expected to clock a 5 per cent growth this year in terms of volume, provided shipments to Iran do not get disturbed, said Tea Board Chairman P.K Bezboruah.
2018-06-24
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Business/Economy
India beat Argentina in Champions Trophy clash
Breda (Holland), June 24 (IANS) India defeated Argentina 2-1 to register their second consecutive victory at the Champions Trophy hockey tournament here on Sunday.
2018-06-24
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Hockey
Monsoon in Delhi from June 29: IMD
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Monsoon will hit the national capital anytime between June 29 to July 1, with pre-monsoon activities expected to begin the coming week, bringing a much needed respite for Delhi which is currently reeling under heat wave-like conditions.
2018-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
Law and order has broken down under Modi: CPI-M
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Alleging that there was "a complete breakdown of law and order" under the Modi government, the CPI-M alleged on Sunday that people's constitutional rights were being allowed to be violated with impunity.
2018-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
When Seth Rogen rejected Paul Ryan's selfie request
Los Angeles, June 24 (IANS) Actor Seth Rogen, like most of Hollywood, made his displeasure with the country's current administration and its activities clear, when he denied a photo opportunity to Republican congressional leader Paul Ryan.
2018-06-24
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood,Politics
Manipur collector claims Indian territory encroached upon
Imphal, June 24 (IANS) The Collector of a Manipur district bordering Myanmar on Sunday said a part of Indian territory has been encroached upon and he has refused to sign a Survey of India report certifying the location of the pillars demarcating the border.
2018-06-24
Category: India, Manipur,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Diplomacy
This could be my last World Cup: Pogba
Moscow, June 24 (IANS) France midfielder Paul Pogba says the current World Cup in Russia could be his last despite only being 25 years old.
2018-06-24
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Gurbux for hockey to be named National Game
Kolkata, June 24 (IANS) Olympic gold medallist and former India captain Gurbux Singh feels hockey should be 'immediately' given National Game status and the legendary Dhyan Chand conferred a much-delayed Bharat Ratna.
2018-06-24
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Hockey
Siril Verma, Ashmita Chaliha on top at national badminton tourney
Hyderabad, June 24 (IANS) Siril Verma and Ashmita Chaliha overcame stiff competition from their respective opponents to finish on top of the podium at the Yonex Sunrise All India Senior Ranking Badminton Tournament at the Pullela Gopichand Academy here on Sunday.
2018-06-24
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Sports,Badminton
We won't go home easily: Kroos
Moscow, June 24 (IANS) German midfielder Tony Kroos produced one of the most dramatic moments of the 2018 World Cup to date when he scored a 95th minute goal to give his side a 2-1 win over Sweden, keep second round hopes alive.
2018-06-24
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Purohit warns against bid to 'overawe' TN Governor's office
Chennai, June 24 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit's office on Sunday warned that those who try to overawe the Governor will be dealt with sternly as per law.
2018-06-24
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Argentina's Otamendi, Mercado, Biglia return to training
Moscow, June 24 (IANS) Argente defenders Nicolas Otamendi and Gabriel Mercado and midfielder Lucas Biglia rejoined their national team's group training on Sunday while the team celebrated the 31st birthday of captain Lionel Messi under the shadow of a difficult 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.
2018-06-24
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Spain need a convincing win vs Morocco (Preview)
Kaliningrad (Russia), June 24 (IANS) Spain will be eyeing for a point in their final Group B match to see themselves into the knockout stage of the FIFA World Cup 2018 when they take on Morocco at the Kaliningrad Stadium here on Monday.
2018-06-24
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
New interaction therapy shows promise for depression in kids
New York, June 24 (IANS) If your child is depressed, then a therapy-based treatment for disruptive behavioural disorders can be used as an effective treatment option, a new study suggests.
2018-06-24
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Meaning of latest turn in Kashmir lies outside the state (Comment: Special to IANS)
Two policemen leading the mob which ultimately lynched a Muslim in Hapur is, of course, part of familiar communalism which has to be revved upon to a higher pitch in order to prepare the ground for the General Elections in 2019. The animal to be protected is not the cow, but power.
2018-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Opinion/Commentary
Tom Cruise has ideas for new 'Mission Impossible" films
Los Angeles, June 24 (IANS) Actor Tom Cruise has revealed plans for more "Mission Impossible" movies, which will see him playing daredevil Ethan Hunt.
2018-06-24
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Indian boxers clinch nine medals at Ulaanbaatar Cup
Ulaanbaatar, June 24 (IANS) Commonwealth Games silver medallist Mandeep Jangra stamped his authority on the men's Welterweight (69 kilogram) division as the Indian contingent amassed a total of nine medals at the Ulaanbaatar Cup here.
2018-06-24
Category: International, Mongolia,Sports,Other Sports
Suspense over early Argentina exit, commotion over Yo-Yo (Just Sport)
Former champions Uruguay and France are through to the round of 16 in the football World Cup and another champion side Argentina are on the brink of a group-stage exit unless they work out a miracle with other results coming to their rescue.
2018-06-24
Category: India, France,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Cricket,Football
Kabaddi Masters: Confident India eye top spot in Group A (Preview)
Dubai, June 24 (IANS) India will aim to continue their winning momentum and secure the top spot in Group A when they face arch rivals Pakistan in their third match of the Kabaddi Masters at the Al Wasl Sports Club here on Monday.
2018-06-24
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Other Sports
Two LeT militants killed in Kashmir
Srinagar, June 24 (IANS) Two Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) militants were killed on Sunday in a gun battle with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam district, authorities said.
2018-06-24
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
25 injured in Germany building explosion
Berlin, June 24 (IANS) At least 25 people were injured in an explosion that ripped through a building in Germany's Wuppertal city, police said on Sunday.
2018-06-24
Category: International, Germany,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Ranveer's mohawk moment draws Bollywood's attention
Mumbai, June 24 (IANS) A throwback image of Bollywood star Ranveer Singh sporting a funky mohawk hairdo during his childhood, elicited various emotions among his celebrity friends, with Deepika Padukone expressing disbelief with a big "Noooooooo".
2018-06-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Lifestyle/Fashion
Soldier found dead near home in Kashmir
Jammu, June 24 (IANS) A soldier was found dead on Sunday under mysterious circumstances near his home in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district, police said.
2018-06-24
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security
Philippines LGBT church holds mass wedding for same-sex couples
Manila, June 24 (IANS) A LGBT church in the Philippines' Quezon city on Sunday held a mass wedding for same-sex couples.
2018-06-24
Category: International, Philippines,Religion,Immigration/Law/Rights
4 killed in MP road accident
Bhopal, June 24 (IANS) Four persons were killed and two got severely injured when a car rammed into a stationary truck on Sunday morning in Sihor district of Madhya Pradesh, police said.
2018-06-24
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Berchelt crushes Barros, retains WBC belt
Merida (Mexico), June 24 (IANS) Mexico's Miguel Berchelt has retained his WBC super featherweight title after crushing Argentina's Jonathan 'Yoni' Barros in three rounds at Poliforum Zamna.
2018-06-24
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Other Sports
15 killed as tractor falls in Telangana canal
Hyderabad, June 24 (IANS) Fifteen agriculture workers were killed and 15 others injured when a tractor plunged into a canal in Telangana's Yadadri district on Sunday, police said.
2018-06-24
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Brazil's Costa, Danilo to miss last group stage match vs Serbia
Sochi (Russia), June 24 (IANS) Brazil midfielder Douglas Costa and defender Danilo will miss the last group stage match against Serbia as the team need just one point to advance into the last 16 at the ongoing FIFA World Cup 2018.
2018-06-24
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Visit to China instrumental in wide-ranging cooperation: Nepali PM
Kathmandu, June 24 (IANS) Nepali Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli on Sunday said that his recent visit to China was instrumental in enhancing bilateral cooperation between the two countries in wide-ranging areas including cross-border railroad connectivity.
2018-06-24
Category: International, Nepal,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Diplomacy
Vijayan is always anti-Modi: BJP
Thiruvananthapuram, June 24 (IANS) Senior BJP leader O. Rajagopal on Sunday slammed Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan for issuing statements against Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying Vijayan always has anti-Modi feelings.
2018-06-24
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Helen Flanagan gives birth to second child
Glasgow, June 24 (IANS) "Coronation Street" actress Helen Flanagan, who portrays Rosie Webster in the show, has given birth to her second child.
2018-06-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Adele works on her fitness for film role
London, June 24 (IANS) Singer Adele is working towards becoming fitter so that she can try acting in a film.
2018-06-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood,Lifestyle/Fashion
India-Afghanistan cricket match reflected sportsman spirit: Modi
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) The Indian cricket team's gesture of posing with the Afghanistan team after winning a test match in Bengaluru earlier this month reflects the spirit of sportsmanship, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Sunday.
2018-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Sports
Hope more people will practice yoga in future: Modi
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday hailed the way people across the world have embraced the International Day of Yoga celebrated on June 21, and hoped that more and more people will come forward to make the practice a part of their lives.
2018-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Lifestyle/Fashion,Politics
27% youth involved in drug abuse: Himachal CM
Shimla, June 24 (IANS) About 27 per cent youth in Himachal Pradesh are involved in drug abuse and for making the state drug free it is important to take collective steps, Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur said on Sunday.
2018-06-24
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
East India Climate Change conclave begins in Patna
Patna, June 24 (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change Harsh Vardhan jointly inaugurated the two-day East India Climate Change conclave here on Sunday.
2018-06-24
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics,Environment/Wildlife
Mehbooba denies Amit Shah's allegations
Srinagar, June 24 (IANS) Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Sunday denied emphatically that she discriminated against Jammu and Ladakh regions and wondered why none of the BJP ministers spoke about it till now if it was true.
2018-06-24
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
World gathers to tackle climate change challenges
Da Nang (Vietnam), June 24 (IANS) World leaders and officials from over 100 nations, including India, top heads of UN agencies and multilateral financial institutions, scientists and activists gathered in this Vietnamese city on Sunday for the Global Environment Facility's (GEF) Assembly to tackle global climate change challenges.
2018-06-24
Category: International, India,Environment/Wildlife
Alec Baldwin invites Melania Trump to 'SNL'
Los Angeles, June 24 (IANS) Actor Alec Baldwin has extended an invitation to US First Lady Melania Trump to appear on "Saturday Night Live" in the wake of a controversy over a jacket she wore inscribed with the words "I really dont care".
2018-06-24
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood,Politics
Peru's Farfan sent to hospital after head injury
Moscow, June 24 (IANS) Peruvian striker Jefferson Farfan suffered a head injury during a training session and was admitted to a clinic in Moscow where he spent the night, but the tests he has undergone are "favourable", the Peruvian Football Federation (FPF) said.
2018-06-24
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
German team ecstatic after 2-1 win against Sweden
Sochi (Russia), 24 June (IANS) Marco Reus, who scored the first German goal and equalizer against Sweden, was proclaimed the player of the match after Germany beat Sweden 2-1 in Sochi on the second day of Group F.
2018-06-24
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Sevastova advances to third straight Mallorca Open final
Calvia (Spain), June 24 (IANS) Latvia's Anastasija Sevastova defeated Australia's Samantha Stosur 7-6 (7-1), 6-1 to advance to her third straight final at the Mallorca Open, a Wimbledon tune-up event.
2018-06-24
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Tennis
Saudi Arabia's ban on women driving ends officially
Riyadh, June 24 (IANS) Saudi women are now officially allowed to get behind the wheel after a decades-old driving ban was lifted on Sunday.
2018-06-24
Category: International, Saudi Arabia,Immigration/Law/Rights,Lifestyle/Fashion,Human Interest/Society
Auctioning Filmfare trophy was an instinctive thought: Vijay Devarakonda
Mumbai, June 24 (IANS) Telugu film actor Vijay Devarakonda, who has plans to auction the Filmfare Awards trophy that he won for his work in "Arjun Reddy" earlier this month, says it was an instinctive idea to do something good for the people of Andhra Pradesh.
2018-06-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Facebook, Twitter shut accounts without notice: Hezbollah
Beirut, June 24 (IANS) Islamist political party and militant group Hezbollah said its Facebook and Twitter accounts have been terminated without any notice.
2018-06-24
Category: International, Lebanon,Technology,Terrorism,Diplomacy
Major held for colleague's wife's murder
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) An Army Major has been arrested for his alleged role in the murder of his colleague's wife whose body was found with her throat slit on a road in Delhi Cantonment.
2018-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
LGBT pride march celebrates diversity in Guatemala
Guatemala City, June 24 (IANS) Thousands of people took to the streets here for an LGBT pride march, demanding equality and an end to sexual discrimination and homophobia in the South American nation.
2018-06-24
Category: International, Guatemala,Immigration/Law/Rights,Human Interest/Society
Sri Lanka probes death of Pakistani woman on flight
Colombo, June 24 (IANS) Police in Sri Lankan on Sunday launched a probe into the death of a Pakistani woman onboard a flight which arrived here from Singapore, authorities said on Sunday.
2018-06-24
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Polling underway for Turkey elections
Ankara, June 24 (IANS) Polling was underway on Sunday in Turkey's parliamentary and presidential elections where incumbent President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is seeking re-election for a new five-year term which he says will bring prosperity and stability to the country.
2018-06-24
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
GST symbol of cooperative federalism, says Modi
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Hailing the Goods and Services Tax (GST) as "probably the worlds biggest tax reform", Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said its implementation was a celebration of honesty and a symbol of cooperative federalism.
2018-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Business/Economy
Imparting values, and a language, in the US through ancient texts (Diaspora Feature)
Naperville (US), June 24 (IANS) On a Sunday afternoon in Naperville, a Chicago suburb, 30 Indian American students pay close attention while the teacher explains the battle on the tenth day of the Kurukshetra war - in the ancient epic tale of the Mahabharata -- in which Bhismapitamaha is grievously wounded by Arjuna's arrows.
2018-06-24
Category: International, India,Opinion/Commentary,Diaspora,Education
An equal-opportunity school sets a sterling example in social integration (IANS Special Series)
Lucknow, June 24 (IANS) Much before the Indian parliament promulgated the Right to Education Act (RTE) in 2009 that guaranteed education to all a committed local teacher had already pioneered the idea of making school access a reality for hundreds of underprivileged children, irrespective of their social status or economic background.
2018-06-24
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,IANS Special Series,Education,Features
Modi urges people to follow path of peace
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Calling the Jallianwala Bagh massacre an "embarrassment to humanity", Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday urged people to follow the path of "peace and non-violence, renunciation and sacrifice" as "violence and cruelty can never solve any problem".
2018-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Next 'Spider-Man' film titled 'Far From Home'
Los Angeles, June 24 (IANS) Actor Tom Holland has leaked that the next "Spider-Man" is titled "Far From Home".
2018-06-24
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Jai Soni, Rhea Sharma to feature in 'Laal Ishq'
Mumbai, June 24 (IANS) Actors Jai Soni and Rhea Sharma will feature together in an episode of "Laal Ishq", a television series of passionate love stories with a supernatural twist.
2018-06-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Fortunate to pick films with fantastic roles for women: Arjun Kapoor
Bangkok, June 24 (IANS) Having done films like "Ishaqzaade", "2 States" and "Ki & Ka", actor Arjun Kapoor says he feels fortunate to be a part of projects where the women have had strong and fantastic roles.
2018-06-24
Category: International, Thailand,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,National,IANS Life
Abolish Trump camps, says Indian filmmaker Ritesh Batra
New York, June 24 (IANS) Indian filmmaker Ritesh Batra, who has made films in the US, has slammed US President Donald Trump for separating children from their illegal immigrant parents.
2018-06-24
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Politics
Missing Messi fan's body found in Kerala river
Kottayam (Kerala), June 24 (IANS) Two days after he went missing after Croatia whipped Argentina, the body of a 30-year-old Lionel Messi fan was found floating in Meenachil river near Kottayam town in Kerala.
2018-06-24
Category: India, Kerala,National,Sports,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Oceanography satellite to mark 10th year in orbit
Los Angeles, June 24 (IANS) Originally designed for a three-to-five-year mission, an international oceanography satellite that is tracking the rise in global sea level marks its 10th year in orbit this week.
2018-06-24
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech,Environment/Wildlife
Thousands protest in San Diego against family separation policy
San Diego, June 24 (IANS) Thousands marched in protest in the city of San Diego against President Donald Trump's policy of separating children from immigrant parents caught crossing the border illegally.
2018-06-24
Category: International, Costa Rica,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
Modi says Nanak, Kabir stood for social harmony
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday invoked Sant Kabir and Guru Nanak Dev to emphasise the message of social harmony and integrity they preached.
2018-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Religion,Human Interest/Society
Pakistani prisoner returns from India after 11 years
Islamabad, June 24 (IANS) A Pakistani man who mistakenly crossed into India in 2007 and was caught by the Border Security Force (BSF) has returned home after 11 years in detention, a media report said on Sunday.
2018-06-24
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Defence/Security,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Facebook forms team to spot troubles before they arise
San Francisco, June 24 (IANS) Facebook has hired a team of ex-intelligence officers, researchers and media buyers to find the worst possible things that can be done using the platform and to help the company prevent them.
2018-06-24
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Terrorism,Business/Economy,Crime/Disaster/Accident
S.P. Mookerjee laid foundation of Indian industrialization: Modi
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday credited Jan Sangh ideologue Shyama Prasad Mookerjee with laying a solid foundation to India's industrialisation in his capacity as the country's first Industry Minister.
2018-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Pantera drummer, co-founder Vinnie Paul dead
Los Angeles, June 24 (IANS) Heavy metal band Pantera's drummer and co-founder Vinnie Paul is dead, the group announced on Facebook.
2018-06-24
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
'GoT' stars Kit Harington, Rose Leslie get married
Glasgow, June 24 (IANS) "Game of Thrones" stars Rose Leslie and Kit Harington, who played on-screen lovers in the hit show, got married at a church in Aberdeenshire in Scotland.
2018-06-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Ali Zafar files 1 bn defamation suit against Meesha Shafi
Lahore, June 24 (IANS) Actor-singer Ali Zafar has filed a defamation suit in a district court here against singer Meesha Shafi, who accused him of sexual harassment two months ago on social media. The suit claims damages of Rs 1 billion.
2018-06-24
Category: International, Pakistan,Cinema/Showbiz,Immigration/Law/Rights,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Rana Daggubati suffers blood pressure issues
Chennai, June 24 (IANS) Actor Rana Daggubati says he is facing some blood pressure issues which will be fixed soon.
2018-06-24
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
GST is victory of honesty: PM
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) As the Goods and Services Tax (GST) reform is set to complete one year in July, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday dubbed the event as "the victory of honesty".
2018-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Modi flags off new Metro line between Delhi, Haryana
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Calling the Delhi Metro's Green Line to Haryana a "gateway to development", Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday flagged off the Mundka (Delhi)-Bahadurgarh (Haryana) section through video conference.
2018-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy
13 killed as tractor falls in Telangana canal
Hyderabad, June 24 (IANS) At least 13 women agriculture workers were killed and 17 others injured when a tractor plunged into a canal in Telangana's Yadadri district on Sunday, police said.
2018-06-24
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Maintaining consistency of success tough: Anil Kapoor clocks 35 years in showbiz
Mumbai June 24 (IANS) From making his mark as a commercially successful and award-winning actor to giving his children wings to fly high, Anil Kapoor, 61, has aced his reel and real life. The actor, who has clocked 35 years of his showbiz journey, says maintaining the consistency is tougher than dealing with tough times.
2018-06-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,National,IANS Life
Schizophenia, bipolar disorder may be genetic: Study
New York, June 24 (IANS) Scientists have found that some psychiatric disorders like schizophrenia, bipolar disorder may be genetic, whereas neurological disorders like Parkinson's or Alzheimer's, appeared more distinct.
2018-06-24
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Sudha Murty's 'Here, There and Everywhere': Easy to read, heavy on sermonising (Book Review)
Book: Here, There and Everywhere; Author: Sudha Murty; Publisher: Penguin; Pages: 243; Price: Rs. 250
2018-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,National,Art/Culture/Books,IANS Life
Global factors, monsoon's progress to drive equity indices (Market Outlook)
Mumbai, June 24 (IANS) Global factors such as concerns over trade wars and further developments on tariffs, along with the decision of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) to marginally increase oil production, would drive the domestic equity market in the week ahead.
2018-06-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Voting underway for Turkey elections
Ankara, June 24 (IANS) Voting was underway on Sunday in Turkeys parliamentary and presidential elections as President Recep Tayyip Erdogan faces his biggest electoral threat in 15 years of rule.
2018-06-24
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
Bodies of three Andhra students recovered from Krishna river
Vijayawada, June 24 (IANS) Bodies of three out of four engineering students from Andhra Pradesh who were drowned in Krishna river near here on Saturday, were fished out on Sunday, police said.
2018-06-24
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Education
5.2-magnitude quake jolts Hawaii
Honolulu, June 24 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 5.2 on the Richter caused by the continuous eruption of the Kilauea Volcano jolted Hawaii, according to the US Geological Survey.
2018-06-24
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Prince William begins historic Middle East visit
London, June 24 (IANS) Prince William on Sunday began his first official royal visit to Israel and the Palestinian territories in a five-day tour of the Middle East.
2018-06-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics,Diplomacy
New Zealand PM reveals her baby's name
Wellington, June 24 (IANS) New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and her partner Clarke Gayford on Sunday revealed the name of their baby girl, who was born on June 21.
2018-06-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics,Human Interest/Society
Characters from the Past: Historic figures in fiction and those left out (Column: Bookends)
"The whole Earth is the sepulchre of famous men.." observed ancient Greek statesman Pericles in a memorial ceremony, noting that their story doesn't only survive on their gravestones, but "lives on far away..." Nobody knows this better than the writers who focus on or otherwise bring in historical personages into their works, making them feel real than renowned but remote figures from the past.
2018-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,National,Opinion/Commentary,Art/Culture/Books,IANS Life
TB vaccine may help people with Type-1 diabetes
New York, June 24 (IANS) A vaccine primarily used for treating tuberculosis (TB) may be effective in reducing high blood sugar among people with Type - 1 diabetes, results from a clinical trial has revealed.
2018-06-24
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari happy to represent India at BRICS film fest
Mumbai, June 24 (IANS) Director Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari says she is honoured to represent India at the BRICS film festival, to be held in Durban in July.
2018-06-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Diplomacy
Scientists develop stealth sheet to escape infrared cameras
Washington, June 24 (IANS) American researchers have developed a stealth sheet that can help objects and people to hide from infrared cameras, a media report said.
2018-06-24
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
Partly cloudy Sunday in Delhi
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) It was a partly cloudy morning in the national capital on Sunday and is likely to remain so throughout the day, the weather office said.
2018-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
I never planned singing: Iulia Vantur
Bangkok, June 24 (IANS) Romanian TV presenter Iulia Vantur, who has showcased her musical prowess in the latest release "Race 3", says she had never planned singing.
2018-06-24
Category: International, Thailand,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
9 killed in Andhra road accident
Vijayawada, June 24 (IANS) Nine persons were killed and four others injured when a bus hit an auto-rickshaw in Andhra Pradesh's Kurnool district early on Sunday, police said.
2018-06-24
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
US lawmaker seriously injured after accident
Washington, June 24 (IANS) A US lawmaker has been hospitalised with serious injuries following a car accident, the media reported
2018-06-24
Category: International, United States,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Iraq's Sadr-Abadi forge alliance
Baghdad, June 24 (IANS) Iraqs outgoing Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi and radical Shiite cleric Moktada al-Sadr have said they have become political allies in an effort to form a new government in the wake of a widely discredited May elections.
2018-06-24
Category: International, Iraq,Politics
Mini-World Cup launched at UN school
United Nations, June 24 (IANS) While the ongoing 2018 FIFA World Cup is drawing global attention in Russia, qualified youth teams launched a mini-tournament at the UN International School in Manhattan.
2018-06-24
Category: International, United States,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football,Human Interest/Society
US Navy preparing to build migrant detention centres
San Francisco, June 24 (IANS) The US Navy is preparing to build detention centres for tens of thousands of migrants in California, Alabama and Arizona as part of President Donald Trump's "zero tolerance" policy for people caught crossing the southern border illegally.
2018-06-24
Category: International, Costa Rica,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
Toddler shot dead amid Nicaraguan unrest
Managua, June 24 (IANS) A one-year-old boy has become the latest victim of the political unrest roiling in Nicaragua which has already claimed over 155 lives since April, the national police said.
2018-06-24
Category: International, Nicaragua,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Blame myself for my disappearance: Bobby Deol
Bangkok, June 24 (IANS) Actor Bobby Deol who made a comeback in Bollywood after four long years with "Race 3", blames himself for his disappearance from the big screen.
2018-06-24
Category: International, Thailand,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Iran hopes for EU solution to secure interest in n-deal
Tehran, June 24 (IANS) An Iranian senior foreign ministry official has said the European countries will soon offer a package to protect Iran's interest from the 2015 international nuclear deal, the media reported.
2018-06-24
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
Lea Michele has own relationship rules
Los Angeles, June 24 (IANS) "Glee" star Lea Michele says she would have dumped her fiance Zandy Reich if they didn't "travel well together".
2018-06-24
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Canadian PM calls Air India bombing an act of 'malice'
Toronto, June 24 (IANS) Canada remembered the 329 victims of Air India Kanishka Flight 182 which was blown off mid-air on June 23, 1985.
2018-06-24
Category: International, Canada,Politics,Terrorism,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Egypt condemns attack on Zimbabwe president's rally
Cairo, June 24 (IANS) Egypt has condemned the attack on a rally of Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa when he was addressing an electoral campaign, the Egyptian Foreign Ministry said in a statement.
2018-06-24
Category: International, Egypt,Politics
Favouring sanctions against EU countries refusing refugees: Macron
Paris, June 24 (IANS) French President Emmanuel Macron has said he was backing eventual financial sanctions for European countries which refuse to cooperate over the migrant crisis.
2018-06-24
Category: International, France,Politics,Business/Economy,Diplomacy,Immigration/Law/Rights
Demi Lovato finds humour in life
Los Angeles, June 24 (IANS) Singer Demi Lovato says life is "really funny".
2018-06-24
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Saudi's ban on women driving officially ends
Riyadh, June 24 (IANS) Saudi women are officially allowed to get behind the wheel, after a decades-old driving ban was lifted.
2018-06-24
Category: International, Saudi Arabia,Immigration/Law/Rights,Human Interest/Society
Madonna's love letter to female model up for auction
Los Angeles, June 24 (IANS) Singer Madonna was crushing hard on the model she famously kissed in her 1990 "Justify My Love" video, and professed it in a love letter that is now up for auction.
2018-06-24
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
World Cup: Germany beat Sweden 2-1 to stay alive
Sochi, June 24 (IANS) Tony Kroos produced a last gasp winner as Germany revived their campaign with a 2-1 win over Sweden in a Group F match of the FIFA World Cup here.
2018-06-24
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,Football
How to buy right outfit online
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Online shopping has made things easier for many, yet a number of times online shoppers tend to get the wrong outfit or lose a track on how to go about it. For starters get your measurements right, take the help of another individual or go to your tailor, and review and edit our cart before placing the order to really know what you are ordering, suggest experts.
2018-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
EU to offer proposals to protect Iran's interest from n-deal
Tehran, June 24 (IANS) An Iranian senior foreign ministry official has said European countries will soon offer a package to protect Iran's interest from the 2015 international nuclear deal, the media reported.
2018-06-24
Category: International, Turkey,Politics,Diplomacy
XXXTentacion bought homes for family weeks before murder
Los Angele, June 24 (IANS) Rapper XXXTentacion did his best to make sure everyone in his family was well taken care of by buying many of them homes in the months leading up to his murder.
2018-06-24
Category: India, Telangana,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Zimbabwe president survives bomb attack at election rally
Harare, June 24 (IANS) Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa has survived an apparent bomb attack at a rally in the city of Bulawayo.
2018-06-24
Category: International, Zimbabwe,Politics
World Cup: Germany beat Sweden 2-1 to stay alive
Sochi, June 24 (IANS) Tony Kroos produced a last gasp winner as Germany revived their campaign with a 2-1 win over Sweden in a Group F match of the FIFA World Cup here on Saturday.
2018-06-24
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,Football
Tips to keep your furniture ready for this monsoon
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) With the monsoon approaching its imperative that you keep your furniture ready to face the rainy season. Avoid keeping extra hot things directly on the surface and get the solid wood furniture treated with wax, varnish or any other protective and decor coating, suggest experts
2018-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
OPEC, non-OPEC oil producers to jointly boost oil output
Vienna, June 24 (IANS) OPEC and non-OPEC oil producers on Saturday agreed to jointly increase oil production.
2018-06-24
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy
'Bedhab' conveys a beautiful message: Sanjay Kapoor
Mumbai, June 24 (IANS) Actor Sanjay Kapoor, who was last seen on-screen in Netflix film "Lust Stories", has said his forthcoming film "Bedhab" conveys a beautiful message.
2018-06-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Cilic beats Kyrgios at Queen's Club, faces Djokovic in final
London, June 24 (IANS) Croatia's Marin Cilic narrowly defeated Australian Nick Kyrgios 7-6 (7-3), 7-6 (7-4) in Saturday's semi-finals of the Queen's Club Championships and will square off against Novak Djokovic for the title.
2018-06-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
Amarinder assures Jodhpur deteneus on compensation plea
Chandigarh, June 23 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday assured a delegation of Jodhpur detenues of all efforts by his government to persuade the Central government to withdraw its appeal against the court order granting compensation to them.
2018-06-24
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Many irregularities found in rape-accused godman's Rajasthan ashram
Jaipur, June 23 (IANS) Many irregularities were found during the recent visit of the State Women Commission team to the ashram of Daati Maharaj in Pali, its chief said on Saturday.
2018-06-23
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident
World Cup: Mexico pip South Korea in Group F tie
Rostov-on-Don, June 23 (IANS) Son Heung-Min's late goal was not enough as Mexico clinched a narrow 2-1 victory in a Group F tie of the FIFA World Cup 2018 at the Rostov Arena here on Saturday.
2018-06-23
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Infosys starts talks on selling Panaya
Bengaluru, June 23 (IANS) Global software major Infosys initiated the process to sell its Panaya subsidiary, a top company official said on Saturday.
2018-06-23
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Business/Economy
New indigenously-themed bottle for Absolut's India Limited Edition
Sawai Madhopur, June 23 (IANS) Absolut vodka launched its first ever Indian-designed and themed "Absolut India Limited Edition" bottle here on Saturday
2018-06-23
Category: India, Rajasthan,Business/Economy,Art/Culture/Books
India thrash newbies Kenya in Kabaddi Masters
Dubai, June 23 (IANS) India continued their dominance at the Kabaddi Masters as they overpowered Kenya 48-19 in their second Group A match at the Al Wasl Sports Club here on Saturday.
2018-06-23
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
World Cup: Mexico beat South Korea in Group F tie
Rostov-on-Don, June 23 (IANS) Son Heung-Min's late goal was not enough as Mexico clinched a narrow 2-1 victory in a Group F tie of the FIFA World Cup at the Rostov Arena here on Saturday.
2018-06-23
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Senegal can repeat 2002 World Cup success in 2018: Cisse
Yekaterinburg (Russia), June 23 (IANS) Senegal head coach Aliou Cisse said on Saturday that his team could repeat their 2002 FIFA World Cup success at this years tournament in Russia.
2018-06-23
Category: International, Russia,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
UTT: Amalraj, Elizabeta boost Maharashtra United
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Indias Anthony Amalraj and Romanias Elizabeta Samara posted nerve-wracking victories in their respective Ultimate Table Tennis (UTT) matches here on Saturday to lift Maharashtra United from the bottom of the table to the second position.
2018-06-23
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Prem Chopra honoured with living legend award
Kolkata, June 23 (IANS) Veteran Bollywood actor Prem Chopra was on Saturday honoured with the living legend prize at the 25th annual Bharat Nirman awards function here.
2018-06-23
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Hockey,Politics,Cinema/Showbiz
Hamilton wins pole position in French Grand Prix
Le Castellet (France), June 23 (IANS) Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain (Mercedes) on Saturday won the pole position for Sunday's French Grand Prix.
2018-06-23
Category: International, France,Sports,Motorsports
Congress hits back, accuses Amit Shah of shedding crocodile tears
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) The Congress on Saturday hit back at BJP President Amit Shah, accusing him of "shedding crocodile tears" in front of the people of Jammu after he lashed out at the Congress demanding an apology from its chief Rahul Gandhi for "anti-national statements" made by two of its senior leaders.
2018-06-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Kashmir,Politics
Advancing to last-16 possible even if England wins big: Panama coach
Nizhny Novgorod (Russia), June 23 (IANS) Panama coach Dario Gomez said his team could still advance to the knockout stages even if they concede another big defeat in their second FIFA World Cup match against England on Sunday.
2018-06-23
Category: India, Telangana,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Coric advances to Halle Open final as Bautista Agut withdraws
Halle, June 23 (IANS) Croatia's Borna Coric on Saturday advanced to the Halle Open final after his Spanish opponent Roberto Bautista Agut was forced to withdraw due to physical issues.
2018-06-23
Category: International, Belgium,Sports,Tennis
Vazquez respects Kovacic's decision to leave Real Madrid
Krasnodar (Russia), June 23 (IANS) Real Madrid midfielder Lucas Vazquez said Saturday that he respects his teammate Mateo Kovacic's decision to leave the Spanish football club.
2018-06-23
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,Football
Shooter Chain pips Gagan to clinch gold in Rifle 3 position
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) World Cup silver medallist Chain Singh pipped compatriot Gagan Narang to clinch the gold medal in the Rifle 3 position category at the Dr. Karni Singh Shooting Range in the 18th KSS Memorial Shooting Championship here on Saturday.
2018-06-23
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Bottas sets pace in French GP 3rd free practice despite rain
Le Castellet (France), June 23 (IANS) Formula One driver Valtteri Bottas of Finland (Mercedes) set the pace on Saturday in a short and rainy third free practice for the French Grand Prix.
2018-06-23
Category: International, France,Sports,Motorsports
Civilian injured in clashes with security forces in J&K
Srinagar, June 23 (IANS) A civilian was injured on Saturday in clashes with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district, police said.
2018-06-23
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
In poll-bound MP, Modi accuses Congress of spreading lies, ignoring cities (Roundup)
Rajgarh/Indore, June 23 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday made a strong attack on Congress in poll-bound Madhya Pradesh, accusing it of spreading lies about his government, not being concerned about states BIMARU tag and of ignoring urban infrastructure in cities.
2018-06-23
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Haryana makes LED lights mandatory in offices
Chandigarh, June 23 (IANS) The use of LED bulbs and tubelights has been made mandatory in all offices under the Haryana government, an official said on Saturday.
2018-06-23
Category: India, Punjab,National,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
Delhi sweats again on Saturday, respite likely on Monday
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) The national capital on Saturday again suffered under heat wave like conditions, with maximum temperature at 42.4 degrees Celsius, four notches above average. While conditions are expected to be same on Sunday, there are hopes of a respite from Monday, say weather analysts.
2018-06-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Wearing life jackets mandatory in Chilika Lake: Minister
Bhubaneswar, June 23 (IANS) The Odisha government on Saturday decided to make the wearing of life jackets mandatory and install GPS in boats operating in the Chilika lake, Asia's largest brackish water lagoon.
2018-06-23
Category: India, Orissa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Champions Trophy: India humiliate below par Pakistan
Breda (Holland), June 23 (IANS) India thrashed arch-rivals Pakistan 4-0 in the inaugural match of the Champions Trophy hockey tournament here on Saturday.
2018-06-23
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Hockey
Belgium reaches World Cup knockout stage with 5-2 win over Tunisia
Moscow, June 23 (IANS) Belgium forwards Eden Hazard and Romelu Lukaku scored two goals each to help their national team thrash Tunisia 5-2 on Saturday, advancing to the 2018 FIFA World Cup knockout stage.
2018-06-23
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Amid criticism, Goa BJP reposes faith in Parrikar's leadership
Panaji, June 23 (IANS) Under pressure from the Congress over the ailing health of Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, the ruling BJP in Goa on Saturday reinforced its faith in the former Defence Minister's leadership, saying the BJP leader was fully fit and handling the state administration efficiently.
2018-06-23
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics,Health/Medicine
Five Indians enter final, 4 fetch bronze in Ulaanbaatar Cup
Ulaanbaatar, June 23 (IANS) Indian boxers continued to impress in the Ulaanbaatar Cup with Sonia Lather (57kg), Mandeep Jangra (69kg) and Lovlina Borgohain (69kg) advancing to the final of their respective categories even as seasoned Shiva Thapa had to settle for a bronze medal here on Saturday.
2018-06-23
Category: International, Mongolia,Sports,Other Sports
Army chief reviews security in Valley
Srinagar, June 23 (IANS) Army chief, Gen. Bipin Rawat on Saturday reviewed security in the Kashmir Valley, on his first visit after Governor's rule was imposed in the state, a defence official said.
2018-06-23
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security
Modi accuses Congress of ignoring cities
Indore, June 23 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday accused the Congress of ignoring urban infrastructure during its rule, saying that Indian cities were wrecked by traffic jams, power deficits and leaking sewage system and his government had invested heavily to bring up the infrastructure according to 21st century standards.
2018-06-23
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Infosys investors cheer Nilekani's return as Chairman
Bengaluru, June 23 (IANS) Investors of global software major Infosys on Saturday cheered the return of co-founder Nandan M Nilekani as Chairman to steer their firm onward after a turbulent year over governance issues.
2018-06-23
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Business/Economy
His pleas unheard, UP minister himself starts work on road (Lead, correcting para 1)
Lucknow, June 23 (IANS) In a major embarrassment to the BJP government in Uttar Pradesh, senior Cabinet Minister and Suhaildev Bahujan Samaj Party (SBSP) President Om Prakash Rajbhar on Saturday took up labour work for construction work of a road outside his house in Fatehpur Khonda village of Varanasi.
2018-06-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Telangana minor held for raping, blackmailing girl
Hyderabad, June 23 (IANS) A minor boy, who repeatedly raped a minor girl by blackmailing her with the selfie videos of the act, has been taken into custody, police said on Saturday.
2018-06-23
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Panama's Barcenas wants to move forward after nervous World Cup start
Nizhny Novgorod (Russia), June 23 (IANS) Panama midfielder Edgar Barcenas on Saturday said his team wanted to move forward and put its 0-3 loss to Belgium behind it, after what he called a nervous start to their 2018 FIFA World Cup run.
2018-06-23
Category: India, Telangana,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Brazilian club Sao Paulo signs Ecuadorian winger Joao Rojas
Rio de Janeiro, June 23 (IANS) Brazilian-league club Sao Paulo has announced the signing of Ecuadorian winger Joao Rojas, a member of Ecuador's national football team at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.
2018-06-23
Category: International, Brazil,Sports,Football
Thousands march in London demanding new Brexit vote
London, June 23 (IANS) Thousands of demonstrators took to the streets of London on Saturday to demand a second vote on Britains departure from the European Union.
2018-06-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
UAE, US discuss stronger economic cooperation
Washington, June 23 (IANS/WAM) Top US and UAE officials held a meeting here to discuss ways to enhance bilateral cooperation in the economic and trade fields.
2018-06-23
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy,Diplomacy
Gujarat unveils scheme to encourage farmers to use, produce solar power
Gandhinagar, June 23 (IANS) In an attempt to promote solar energy, the Gujarat government on Saturday announced Suryashakti Kisan Yojana (SKY) scheme under which farmers would be encouraged to generate electricity and sell their surplus to power distribution companies.
2018-06-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
Strong show by Indian boxers at Chemistry Cup
Halle (Germany), June 23 (IANS) Gaurav Solanki and Mohammed Hussamuddin won gold in their respective categories as Indian boxers ended up with a rich haul of medals at the Chemistry Cup here on Saturday.
2018-06-23
Category: International, Belgium,Sports,Other Sports
Goa hard-selling unique Sao Joao to promote tourism
Panaji, June 23 (IANS) Tourism authorities in Goa are keen on cashing in on a unique Cathokic festival in which revellers leap into wells, swollen to the brim with the monsoon showers, in honour of St. John the Baptist, who is reckoned to have leapt in his mother's womb on hearing of the arrival of Jesus Christ.
2018-06-23
Category: India, Goa,National,Religion,Art/Culture/Books,Business/Economy
Manoj Sinha lays foundation stone for new electric locoshed in Ghazipur
Varanasi, June 23 (IANS) Keeping in view the electrification of the railway tracks in the eastern part of the country, Minister of State for Railways Manoj Sinha on Saturday laid the foundation stone for a 12-acre air-conditioned electric locoshed in Ghazipur.
2018-06-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Business/Economy
Maharashtra banker demands sex from peasant woman
Buldana (Maharashtra), June 23 (IANS) In an outrageous incident, a branch manager of the public sector Central Bank Of India allegedly demanded sexual favours from a women to clear her loan application, officials said here on Saturday.
2018-06-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Human Interest/Society
VAR may be used in Mexico starting in 2019, soccer's law-making body says
Toluca (Mexico), June 23 (IANS) The technical director of the International Football Association Board, soccer's law-making body, said the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) system could begin to be used in Mexican soccer starting next year.
2018-06-23
Category: International, Mexico,Sports,Football
His pleas unheard, UP minister himself starts work on road
Lucknow, June 23 (IANS) In a major embarrassment to the BJP government in Uttar Pradesh, senior Cabinet Minister and President of the Suhaildev Bahujan Samaj Party (SBSP) Om Prakash Rajbhar on Saturday took up labour work for construction work of a road outside his house in Fatehpur district.
2018-06-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Lal Singh's threat to media shocking, reprehensible: Congress
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Congress on Saturday described the Jammu and Kashmir BJP legislator Lal Singh's threat to media, invoking the murder of Rising Kashmir Editor Shujaat Bukhari, as shocking and reprehensible and questioned if the saffron party leaders "have any knowledge of assassination".
2018-06-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Media,Politics
Vohra reviews arrangements for Amarnath Yatra
Srinagar, June 23 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Governor N.N. Vohra on Saturday reviewed the security arrangements for the forthcoming Amarnath Yatra along south Kashmir's Pahalgam route.
2018-06-23
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Religion,Defence/Security
Infosys Murthy, other co-founders skip AGM again
Bengaluru, June 23 (IANS) For the second consecutive year, Infosys co-founders, including N.R. Narayana Murthy, skipped its 37th Annual General Meeting (AGM) for 2017-18 fiscal here on Saturday.
2018-06-23
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Business/Economy
Four Andhra students washed away in Krishna river
Vijayawada, June 23 (IANS) Four engineering students were missing after one fell into the Krishna river near here on Saturday and three others tried to rescue him but were also washed away, police said.
2018-06-23
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Air India flights delayed to technical hitch
New Delhi/Mumbai, June 23 (IANS) National passenger carrier Air India's operations were impacted on Saturday afternoon as a technical glitch on the computer networks delayed many domestic and international flights.
2018-06-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology,Business/Economy
Congress fund raising to shame Modi to keep Odisha promise: Rahul
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday said that his party has started a fundraising campaign "to shame Prime Minister Narendra Modi for playing a joke on people of Odisha" and not fulfilling his promise of setting up a medical college in Rourkela.
2018-06-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Taunted for dark complexion, woman poisoned party food; 5 die
Raigad (Maharashtra), June 23 (IANS) A young woman, taunted by her relatives for her dark complexion, a broken marriage and lack of cooking ability, poisoned the food served to nearly 120 people at a housewarming party five days ago leaving five dead, Maharashtra Police said on Saturday.
2018-06-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
'Chipko' movement in Delhi to save over 16,000 trees
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) To save about 16,500 fully grown trees from being chopped down in the city, locals and social organisations have come together to hold a campaign on the lines of 'Chipko' movement for tree protection here on Sunday.
2018-06-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Environment/Wildlife
Rahul should apologize for Azad, Soz's statements, demands Amit Shah
Jammu, June 23 (IANS) BJP President Amit Shah on Saturday lashed out at the Congress for what he called anti-national statements made by two of its senior leaders, Ghulam Nabi Azad and Saifuddin Soz, and demanded Congress President Rahul Gandhi should apologize.
2018-06-23
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
NABARD figures misleading: Gujarat DCCBs collected highest average banned notes among states
Mumbai, June 23 (IANS) The National Bank for Agiculture & Rural Development (NABARD) had said in a statement on Friday that demonetised notes presented to district cooperative central banks (DCCBs) in Maharashtra were higher than those deposited in Gujarat, followed by Kerala. This statement, in essence, may be misleading.
2018-06-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics,Business/Economy

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