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India hits out at Pakistan for using fake photo at UN, shows image of own terror victim
United Nations, Sep 25 (IANS) India hit out at Pakistan saying it has callously exploited the picture of an injured Palestinian girl to spread falsehoods about India and to divert attention from Islamabad's role as the hub of world terrorism.
2017-09-25
Category: International, United States,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism,Diplomacy
Juventus president Andrea Agnelli gets one-year ban for ticket touting
Rome, Sep 25 (IANS/AKI) An Italian football federation panel on Monday handed Juventus President Andrea Agnelli a one-year ban and a 20,000 euro fine for illegal ticket touting or scalping, while the Serie A club received a 300,000 euro fine.
2017-09-25
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Immigration/Law/Rights,Football,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Surgical strike a message to Pakistan, more if necessary: Army chief
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Army chief General Bipin Rawat on Monday said the cross-LoC surgical strike last year was a message to Pakistan and hinted at more strikes in the future if necessary.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism,Defence/Security
Will not cross fiscal deficit target with power for all scheme: Government
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) The Central government on Monday said that it will not exceed its fiscal deficit target for 2017-18 to fund the Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojna, a scheme aimed at providing electricity connection to every household.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Modi launches scheme for free power connections to four crore rural households (Third Lead)
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday announced new scheme "Saubhagya" to provide free electricity connections to four crore rural homes, saying it would ensure power in every village and every home in New India.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy
PM should reflect as to who uses harsh, provocative language: Congress
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Hitting out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress on Monday said that his rhetoric was not matched by the "reality on the ground" and his government has proven to be an "utter failure".
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Retired HC judge Arumugaswamy to probe Jayalalithaa's death
Chennai, Sep 25 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu government on Monday said it has set up an inquiry commission headed by retired High Court Justice A. Arumugaswamy to go into the death of late Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Why was Z plus security removed when Jaya was in hospital: Nephew
Chennai, Sep 25 (IANS) A year after the death of Chief Minister J.Jayalalithaa, her nephew J.Deepak on Monday said the Z plus security personnel were not present at Apollo Hospital when she was admitted there.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Dynasty politics: BJP should look within, says Congress
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Hitting out at Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Amit Shah over his criticism of party Vice President Rahul Gandhi on dynasty politics, the Congress on Monday said "BJP should look inwards as to who follows the practice".
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Modi government misuing central agencies, alleges Congress
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) The Congress on Monday said the Modi government is abusing and misusing the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), Income Tax Department and the Enforcement Directorate (ED) against its political opponents and thus setting a dangerous precedent.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
We collectively have opportunity to lead in digital transformation: Nadella
Orlando (US), Sep 25 (IANS) Amid the monumental change that is happening around the globe when every single industry is being digitally transformed, all have the opportunity to lead in this transformation, Microsoft's Indian-origin CEO Satya Nadella said on Monday.
2017-09-25
Category: International, United States,Technology,Business/Economy
Bodos threaten to revive statehood agitation from October-November
Guwahati, Sep 25 (IANS) Several organisations supporting creation of Bodoland state have threatened to resume the agitation over their demand, initially through a 'rail roko' in October and an indefinite economic blockade in Bodo areas in November, if the Centre and state governments failed to respond to their demand.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics
Modi asks ONGC to make efficient electric 'chulha'
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday invited the Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) to take up a challenge of making an efficient electric 'chulha' (stove), which would enable cooking through the use of electricity.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy
China, Russia conclude joint naval drills
Moscow, Sep 25 (IANS) The last batch of scheduled exercises in the second phase of the 2017 China-Russia Joint Sea Drills was completed in the Okhotsk Sea near Russia's Far Eastern Federal District on Monday.
2017-09-25
Category: International, Russian Federation,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Modi launches free power connection scheme for 4 cr rural households
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) With an eye on polls, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday announced a new scheme to provide free electricity connections to four crore rural homes, saying there will be power in every village and every home in new India.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Tons from Shaw, Karthik take India Red to 317/5 in Duleep Trophy final
Lucknow, Sep 25 (IANS) Opening batsman Prithvi Shaw (154) and captain Dinesh Karthik (111) powered India Red to 317 for five in their first innings against India Blue on the opening day of their Duleep Trophy cricket final here on Monday.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,Sports,Cricket
Delhi, Haryana bow out of IJPL
Dubai, Sep 25 (IANS) The match between Haryana Hurricanes and Delhi Dashers ended in a draw and thus both the teams bowed out of the meet, while Dehradun Rockers trounced Kolkata Strikers by six wickets at the Indian Junior Players League here on Monday.
2017-09-25
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Wani withdraws bail plea in money laundering case
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Alleged hawala dealer Muhammad Aslam Wani, accused of money laundering, on Monday withdrew his bail plea from a court here.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Kashmir,Immigration/Law/Rights,Defence/Security,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Alonso says F1 racing at Sepang to be more difficult
Kuala Lumpur, Sep 25 (IANS) McLaren Honda's Spanish driver Fernando Alonso said on Monday that the upcoming Formula One World Championship race at the Malaysia Grand Prix would be more difficult.
2017-09-25
Category: International, Malaysia,Sports,Motorsports
Two cons held in Delhi, had duped 50-60 persons
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Two men who duped uniformed personnel, deployed at Metro and railway stations and airports, of money have been arrested, police said on Monday.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Karnataka unveils 7-year development roadmap for inclusive growth
Bengaluru, Sep 25 (IANS) Karnataka on Monday unveiled a seven-year development roadmap for the state with inclusive growth and progress.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Within rights to allow lighter, match box in Metros: DMRC
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) on Monday said that it is well within rights as per the tobacco act to allow Metro passengers "one lighter and one match box" while travelling by the Metro.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Nepalese envoy to India to contest Parliamentary polls in hometown
Kathmandu, Sep 25 (IANS) Nepali Ambassador to India Deep Kumar Upadhyay is planning to return home after the Dashain festival to contest the upcoming federal Parliament elections from his home town Kapilvastu, a media report said.
2017-09-25
Category: International, Nepal,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Diplomacy
Amarinder orders removal of CM's photos from government ambulances
Chandigarh, Sep 25 (IANS) Initiating another step towards eliminating the VVIP culture in Punjab, Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Monday ordered immediate steps to ensure that the photograph of the Chief Minister is not carried on government ambulances.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics,Health/Medicine
Surgical strikes a message to Pakistan, more if necessary: Army Chief
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Army Chief General Bipin Rawat on Monday said the cross-LoC surgical strikes of last year were a message to Pakistan and hinted at more if necessary.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Defence/Security
AAP leader wants court proceedings in Hindi
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Aam Aadmi Party leader Ashutosh on Monday requested a Delhi court to conduct proceedings and examine Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in Hindi in a defamation case.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
BJP National Executive hails Modi for resolving of Doklam standoff
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) The BJP National Executive on Monday hailed Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his government for showing political maturity in the amicable resolution of the Doklam military standoff with China.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Diplomacy
Eying 2019, Modi announces 4 cr free power connections, no let up in war on graft (Intro Roundup)
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) With an eye on the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday announced four crore free power connections to the rural poor even as he declared that his battle against corruption was "uncompromising" and those indulging in graft cannot escape.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Terrorism,Diplomacy,Business/Economy
Real Madrid and Sevilla in Tuesday night Champions League action
Madrid, Sep 25 (IANS) Real Madrid return to Champions League football action on Tuesday with what should be their most difficult game of the group stage as they visit Borussia Dortmund, who last season finished above them at the same stage of the tournament.
2017-09-25
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
UEFA Champions League: Sevilla coach hopes to rebound against Maribor
Seville (Spain), Sep 25 (IANS) FC Sevilla coach Eduardo Berizzo on Monday confirmed that the Spanish football club needed to put on a good performance in the upcoming UEFA Champions League group stage clash against Slovenian visitors Maribor.
2017-09-25
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Government's Mudra promotion drive from September 27
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) The government on Monday said it will hold pan-India Mudra promotion campaigns from September 27 to October 17.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Politics
U-17 World Cup: FIFA officials to reach city on Thursday
Kolkata, Sep 25 (IANS) A host of officials of the world football's governing body FIFA will be landing the city on Thursday for the Under-17 World Cup which gets underway in the country from October 6.
2017-09-25
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football,FIFA U-17 World Cup
Anthony Weiner sentenced to 21 months in prison
New York, Sep 25 (IANS) Former Congressman Anthony Weiner who pleaded guilty in May to sexting with a 15-year-old girl, was sentenced on Monday to 21 months in prison and three years of supervised release.
2017-09-25
Category: International, United States,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
No meters on agricultural tubewells: Amarinder
Chandigarh, Sep 25 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Monday categorically stated that there was no move by his government to install meters on agricultural tubewells.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics,Business/Economy
BJP endorsing note ban utter contempt of public opinion: Chidambaram
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram on Monday said the BJP National Executive's support to demonetisation is utter contempt of public opinion.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Free electricity connections to four cr rural households: PM
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday announced that the government will provide free electricity connections to four crore rural homes so that the poor can have access to power.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights,Business/Economy
Veteran scribe, Marathi litterateur Arun Sadhu dead; PM condoles
Mumbai, Sep 25 (IANS) Veteran journalist and a left-of-centre liberal Marathi writer Arun Sadhu passed away here on Monday after prolonged illness.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Media,Politics
Merkel vows to win back right-wing voters
Berlin, Sep 25 (IANS) German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday said she wants to win back the voters who deserted her party for Alternative für Deutschland (AfD) which made history in the national election by becoming the first far-right party to enter the country's Parliament in almost 60 years.
2017-09-25
Category: International, Germany,Politics
ACB unearth assets worth Rs 100 cr of Andhra official
Vijayawada, Sep 25 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) on Monday unearthed assets worth over Rs 100 crore held by a senior government official, its officials said.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Business/Economy
Israel to boost 'White Revolution' in Haryana
Chandigarh, Sep 25 (IANS) The 'White Revolution' in Haryana is set to get an Israeli boost.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics,Technology,Business/Economy,Diplomacy
Odisha loses Rs 525 cr post-GST: Minister
Bhubaneswar, Sep 25 (IANS) The Odisha government has incurred a loss of an estimated Rs 525 crore in two months after the implementation of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) system from July 1, state Finance Minister Sashi Bhusan Behera said on Monday.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Government's war on corruption uncompromising: PM at BJP conclave (Roundup)
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Declaring that his battle against corruption was "uncompromising", Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said those indulging in graft cannot escape, as the BJP endorsed the government's fight against terror and black money and lauded the handling of the Doklam military standoff with China.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Diplomacy,Business/Economy
Photo goof-up in UN: Telling lies Pakistan's tradition, says Congress
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Reacting to a Pakistan official's goof-up while displaying a picture in the UN, the Congress on Friday said telling lies is their old tradition and, therefore, not surprising at all.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Diplomacy
Married woman, relative found murdered; husband missing
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) A woman and her relation were found murdered in her house here on Monday morning and her husband, who is the prime suspect, is missing, police said.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Free electricity connections to 4 cr rural households: PM
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday announced that the government will provide free electricity connections to four crore rural homes so that the poor can have access to power.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Maradona to kick-off football conclave in city during visit
Kolkata, Sep 25 (IANS) Argentine legend Diego Maradona will kick off a football conclave on October 3 in the presence of a clutch of current and former stars of the ilk of I.M. Vijayan, Sunil Chhetri and Bhaichung Bhutia.
2017-09-25
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
Era of Aussies producing top batsmen is over: Harbhajan
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Mocking at Australia's struggle in the ongoing One-day International (ODI) series against India, veteran off-spinner Harbhajan Singh on Monday said the era of producing top class batsmen Down Under is over.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Yogi seeks report on BHU police action
Lucknow/Varanasi, Sep 25 (IANS) Several officials are in the dock consequent to the Benaras Hindu University (BHU) violence on Saturday night as Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has asked for a report from the Varanasi Police Commissioner regarding the incident.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Education
DMK petitions court to direct Speaker to disqualify 11 AIADMK MLAs
Chennai, Sep 25 (IANS) Days after Tamil Nadu Speaker P. Dhanapal disqualified 18 AIADMK legislators, the opposition DMK filed a petition in the Madras High Court to direct the Speaker to initiate disqualification process against 11 more legislators of the ruling party, including Deputy Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Mention MRP on all food items served in trains, instructs Goyal
Mumbai, Sep 25 (IANS) Following a controversy over a circular of the Railway Board issued last week, listing details to be printed on food packets/casseroles on trains, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal has ordered even the MRP of all food items must be printed, an activist said here on Monday.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Business/Economy
Rain may play spoilsport in India-Australia fourth ODI
Bengaluru, Sep 25 (IANS) Rain is likely to play spoilsport in the fourth One Day International (ODI) cricket match between India and Australia here on Thursday, as the southwest monsoon would remain active this week over the city, said an official on Monday.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Cricket
Congress wants BHU VC sacked, demands enquiry by HC judge
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Criticising Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his silence on the BHU violence, the Congress on Monday demanded sacking of the university Vice Chancellor and an enquiry by a sitting High Court judge.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Education
Government to hold Mudra promotion campaigns from September 27
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) The government on Monday said it will hold pan-India Mudra promotion campaigns from September 27 to October 17.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Villarreal appoint Calleja as new coach: Sources
Castellon, (Spain), Sep 25 (IANS) Villarreal have appointed Javier Calleja as head coach following the dismissal of Fran Escriba, whose contract was terminated earlier on Monday, club sources said.
2017-09-25
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Kerala Tourism, Ola promote offbeat travel
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 25 (IANS) In line with UN's theme for this year's World Tourism Day, the Ola mobile app for transportation and Kerala Tourism Development Corporation (KTDC) have come together to promote offbeat locations and raise awareness about responsible tourism.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Kerala,National,Technology,Business/Economy
Delhi HC acquits 'Peepli Live' director Farooqui in rape case
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Monday acquitted "Peepli Live" co-director Mahmood Farooqui, accused of rape by an American woman, giving him benefit of doubt in the case.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Russia violating human rights in Crimea: UN
United Nations, Sep 25 (IANS) Russia is committing "grave human rights violations" in Crimea, the UN human rights office said in a report on Monday.
2017-09-25
Category: International, United States,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights,Diplomacy
India, South Korea review economic agreement's progress
Seoul, Sep 25 (IANS) India and South Korea have reviewed the Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA) during the visit of Commerce Minister Suresh Prabhu here, official sources said on Monday.
2017-09-25
Category: International, South Korea,Business/Economy,Politics,Diplomacy
Student drowns while taking selfie in Jharkhand
Ranchi, Sep 25 (IANS) A Class 12 student drowned in a waterfall in Jharkhand on Monday after he slipped while taking a selfie, police said.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Japanese PM calls for snap election
Tokyo, Sep 25 (IANS) Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Monday called an early election as he seeks to secure a stronger mandate to overcome "a national crisis" amid rising threats from North Korea.
2017-09-25
Category: International, Japan,Politics
Reliance's hospital launches 'Holistic Healing' art project
Mumbai, Sep 25 (IANS) Twelve leading contemporary Indian artistes have created nine works of art and transformed the ambience at the Sir H.N. Reliance Foundation Hospital & Research Foundation here.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Art/Culture/Books,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine
E-commerce sites end festive sales; mobiles, electronics top hits
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) As major e-commerce platforms -- Flipkart, Amazon India, Jabong, Myntra and Paytm Mall -- concluded their festive season sales, segments like mobiles, electronics and large appliances, followed by fashion, witnessed huge traction.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Mukul Roy announces quitting Trinamool, party suspends him (Roundup)
Kolkata, Sep 25 (IANS) Senior Trinamool Congress leader Mukul Roy, once the right hand man of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, on Monday announced his decision to quit the party, which hit back by suspending him for six years.
2017-09-25
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
SBI reduces penalty for non-maintenance of minimum balance
Mumbai, Sep 25 (IANS) The State Bank of India (SBI) on Monday lowered the penalty on savings accounts for non-maintenance of minimum balance while exempting the accounts of minors and pensioners.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Student groups protest in Delhi against BHU police action
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Several student groups carried out protests here on Monday against the use of force by police on woman students of Banaras Hindu University (BHU) when they were agitating for action in a sexual harassment incident.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights,Education
Shahid joins Kangana as Reebok India ambassador
Bengaluru, Sep 25 (IANS) Bollywood actor Shahid Kapoor was on Monday announced brand ambassador of Reebok India at an event here. He is joining Bollywood's "Queen" Kangana Ranaut -- his co-star from "Rangoon" -- to endorse it.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Karnataka,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Gadkari to launch highway projects worth Rs 4,468 cr in Andhra
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari will inaugurate national highway projects worth Rs 1,928.46 crore and lay the foundation stone for projects worth Rs 2,539.08 crore in Andhra Pradesh, an official said on Monday.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Congress condemns attack on Ilaiah, demands action against TDP MP
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) The Congress on Monday condemned the attack on writer and Dalit rights activist Kancha Ilaiah and demanded action against a TDP MP who had allegedly threatened him.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
BJP-led Goa government harassing our MLAs to poach them: Congress
Panaji, Sep 25 (IANS) The Goa unit of the Congress has alleged that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led coalition government is targeting its legislators "one by one" in order to pressurise them into joining the ruling fold.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Ranveer Singh to meet 1983 cricket World Cup players
Mumbai, Sep 25 (IANS) Actor Ranveer Singh, who has been locked to play Kapil Dev in a movie on the 1983 cricket World Cup, will meet the team which won the trophy that year. The former India skipper will be part of the meet on Wednesday too.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Sports
Those at receiving end of anti-graft drive are uneasy: Jaitley
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday hit out at the opposition Congress for its criticism of the government on demonetisation, saying those at the receiving end of the war against corruption would be "uneasy" with the steps being taken.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
NIA questions J&K student, trader on terror funding
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) The NIA here on Monday questioned a Kashmir University PhD student and the head of Kashmir Traders' and Marketing Federation in connection with its ongoing Jammu and Kashmir terror funding case.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Terrorism,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Kisan Credit Card scheme helps west UP farmers
Agra, Sep 25 (IANS) Farmers in west Uttar Pradesh who borrowed loans under the Kisan Credit Card scheme (KCC) have reaped a bounty in terms of increased agricultural production and higher profitability.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife,Human Interest/Society
Fight against corruption to continue, I have no relatives: PM
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday declared that the government's fight against corruption is "uncompromising" and nobody indulging in graft can escape.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Debroy to head PM's Eco Advisory Council, Bhalla, Ray members
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) The Prime Minister has constituted the Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister (EAC-PM) to be chaired by NITI Aayog's member Bibek Debroy for analysing economic issues and advising on them, an official statement said here on Monday.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Manipur CM to discuss safety of state's youth in Delhi and NCR
Imphal, Sep 25 (IANS) At least three Manipuri youths, including a woman, have gone missing or have died in Delhi and the NCR in the past few days and Chief Minister N. Biren Singh was to take up the case of one of them with his Uttar Pradesh counterpart Yogi Adityanath.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Manipur,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident
AAP says PWD Secretary stalling developmental works, he hits back
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Monday accused Delhi Public Works Department (PWD) Secretary Ashwani Kumar of corruption and stalling development works, but he denied the allegations and termed the corruption charge a "cock-and-bull story".
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Sri Lankan arrested with 1kg gold in rectum
Colombo, Sep 25 (IANS) Sri Lanka's airport police have arrested a man for allegedly trying to smuggle gold articles weighing one kilogram hidden in his rectum, an official said on Monday.
2017-09-25
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Crime/Disaster/Accident
India Runway Week season 9 to be held in Delhi on October 6-8
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) The ninth season of the India Runway Week will be held here from October 6-8.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Delhi identifies 600 locations for Sewage Treatment Plants
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) In an attempt to manage the sewage in disconnected areas -- mostly in unauthorised colonies, the Delhi government has identified 600 locations to install decentralised sewage treatment plants (STP).
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Government in process of changing India's economic environment: Jaitley
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Acknowledging the dip in the country's growth rate, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday said that the government was in the process of undertaking measures to change the "environment" and provide a boost to the Indian economy.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Madhur Bhandarkar, Hema Malini to be felicitated in Russia
Mumbai, Sep 25 (IANS) National Award-winning filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar and veteran actress Hema Malini will be felicitated at the 4th Indian Film Festival of Russia, for their contribution to Indian cinema.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Diaspora
AfD leader quits party after German election breakthrough
Berlin, Sep 25 (IANS) The Alternative für Deutschland's (AfD) co-chair Frauke Petry announced on Monday that she will not be joining her party colleagues in the Bundestag after the far-right party won around 13 per cent of the vote in the German election.
2017-09-25
Category: International, Germany,Politics
TECNO Mobile launches 'i-Series' smartphones
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) TECNO Mobile, a subsidiary of Hong Kong-based Transsion Holdings, on Monday launched a line-up of "i-Series" smartphones in 15 states, including Delhi-NCR, Haryana, Assam and West Bengal.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Dera chief moves HC against rape conviction, imprisonment
Chandigarh, Sep 25 (IANS) Jailed Dera Sacha Sauda sect chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh on Monday moved the Punjab and Haryana High Court challenging his rape conviction by the CBI special court and also sought stay against his imprisonment.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Punjab,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Manav Thakkar adds singles gold in Slovenia junior TT meet
Otocec (Slovenia), Sep 25 (IANS) Indias Manav Thakkar raised the bar yet again when he beat Japanese Takeru Kashiwa 11-6, 11-3, 11-5, 11-6 in the final to win the junior boys singles gold in the Slovenia Junior and Cadet Open here.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Otocec,Sports,Tennis
Companies need to invest significantly to prevent cyber attacks: Study
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) As the country moves towards a cashless economy, companies operating in the financial services domain will have to develop preventive control mechanisms and significantly invest in reactive capabilities to keep cyber attackers at bay, a study has suggested.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Defence/Security,Technology
HC judge refuses to hear Pintos' bail matter; no stay on arrest
Chandigarh, Sep 25 (IANS) A judge of the Punjab and Haryana High Court on Monday refused to hear the anticipatory bail plea moved by the trustees of Ryan International School in light of the CBI taking over investigation in the case.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Punjab,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Education
Trinamool suspends Mukul Roy for six years
Kolkata, Sep 25 (IANS) West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress on Monday suspended its founding member Mukul Roy for six years for "anti-party activities", hours after the former Railway Minister announced that he would quit the party after the Durga Puja.
2017-09-25
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Hyderabad student to represent India at 'World Skills 2017'
Hyderabad, Sep 25 (IANS) A student from Hyderabad will represent India at the "World Skills 2017" to be held in Abu Dhabi next month.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Education
Centre extends MSP scheme for minor forest produce to entire country
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) In a bid to provide a wider platform to tribals to sell their produce, the government on Monday announced extension of the Minimum Support Price (MSP) scheme for Minor Forest Produce (MFP) to all the states in the country.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
Court declines to extend CBI remand of Orissa HC ex-judge
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) A local court on Monday rejected a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) plea seeking custodial interrogation of retired Orissa High Court judge I.M. Quddusi and two others and remanded them to judicial custody.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident
My pulse similar to audience's: Arjun Kanungo
Mumbai, Sep 25 (IANS) Arjun Kanungo, who has sung tracks like "Baaki baatein peene baad", "Fursat", "Khoon choos le" and "Ek dafaa", believes he has a pulse similar to that of his listeners.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
JLo donates $1m to Puerto Rico hurricane recovery effort
Los Angeles, Sep 25 (IANS) Singer-actress Jennifer Lopez says she has donated $1 million in aid to the Puerto Rico recovery effort, following the devastating effects of hurricanes Irma and Maria.
2017-09-25
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Congress hits back, says Modi first dragged domestic politics to foreign shores
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) The Congress on Monday hit out at BJP chief Amit Shah for attacking party Vice President Rahul Gandhi over his criticism of the government during his visit abroad, saying the precedent for that had been set by Prime Minister Narendra Modi himself.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
FireEye launches new endpoint security solution
San Francisco, Sep 25 (IANS) US-based cybersecurity firm FireEye on Monday announced the availability of its FireEye Endpoint 4.0 solution that integrates multiple detection and prevention capabilities with the company's threat intelligence feature for endpoint defence.
2017-09-25
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Business/Economy
Muguruza maintains top spot in WTA rankings
Madrid, Sep 25 (IANS) Spanish tennis player Garbiñe Muguruza for the third straight week headed the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) singles rankings, released on Monday.
2017-09-25
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Tennis
Joe Scarborough releases 'Freaks Love Freaks'
Los Angeles, Sep 25 (IANS) Joe Scarborough, known for hosting "Morning Joe", has released his new EP, "Freaks Love Freaks".
2017-09-25
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz
Former 'world's heaviest woman' dies in Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi, Sep 25 (IANS) Once dubbed the world's heaviest woman, Egyptian national Eman Ahmed Abd-El Aty passed away at a hospital here on Monday just weeks after celebrating her 37th birthday.
2017-09-25
Category: International, Togo,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society
Arjun Singh Shekhawat enters 'Half Marriage'
Mumbai, Sep 25 (IANS) Actor Arjun Singh Shekhawat, who featured in "Nagarjuna-Ek Yoddha", has been roped in to play Mannu Chaurasiya in the show "Half Marriage".
2017-09-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Ghaziabad builder commits suicide
Ghaziabad, Sep 25 (IANS) A builder committed suicide by shooting himself in the head with a licensed revolver in Ghaziabad city of Uttar Pradesh, police said on Monday.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
'Infernal Affairs' to be remade in India
Mumbai, Sep 25 (IANS) "Infernal Affairs", a 2002 cult movie from Hong Kong which inspired Martin Scorcese's "The Departed", is set to be remade in India, courtesy a collaboration between AZURE Entertainment and Warner Bros.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Hollywood
Detecting prostate cancer through urine sample
New York, Sep 25 (IANS) Researchers at the University of Texas at San Antonio are working towards developing a non-invasive method to detect prostate cancer through urine sample.
2017-09-25
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Nadal continues in ATP top spot
Madrid, Sep 25 (IANS) Spanish tennis star Rafael Nadal remained in the number one spot in the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) singles rankings, released on Monday.
2017-09-25
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Tennis
US Defence Secretary's visit: Afghanistan, terror and defence deals on table
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Security situation in the South Asian region including Afghanistan and terrorism, and high ticket defence deals are set to be on table as US Defense Secretary James Mattis meets Indian leadership on his official visit to India that starts Tuesday.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Weak global cues, profit booking subdue equities for 5th straight session (Roundup)
Mumbai, Sep 25 (IANS) Key Indian equity indices descended sharply on Monday -- extending losses for the fifth session in a row -- as weak global cues on the back of prevailing geo-political tensions, coupled with profit booking and expensive valuations, hampered investors' risk-taking appetite.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Kerala violence: Shah to flag off BJP padyatra from October 3
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Condemning political killings in Kerala and West Bengal and expressing concern over the deaths of its workers in the two states, the BJP on Monday said its Kerala unit will hold a protest 'padyatra' in the southern state.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Safdarjung Hospital violates Ministry order in recruitment
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) In a violation of a Health Ministry order, the Safdarjung Hospital has recruited over 100 senior residents directly through interview and not written examination as stipulated.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Health/Medicine
Retired HC judge Arumugaswamy to head Jaya death probe
Chennai, Sep 25 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu government on Monday said it has set up an inquiry commission headed by retired High Court Justice A. Arumugaswamy to go into the death of late Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
BJD announces candidate for Bijepur assembly by-poll
Bhubaneswar, Sep 25 (IANS) BJD President Naveen Patnaik on Monday announced that Ritarani Sahu, the widow of late Congress MLA Subal Sahu, would be the party's candidate in the Bijepur assembly by-election.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
Sharad Yadav begins second phase of campaign against Nitish
Patna, Sep 25 (IANS) JD-U rebel leader and former party President Sharad Yadav on Monday slammed Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and said there is a condition like "Andher Nagri Chaupat Raja" (ruler in oblivion amid chaos) in the state.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Suchitra's autobiographical play to debut in Delhi in October
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Singer-actress Suchitra Krishnamoorthi's autobiographical play "Drama Queen" will be staged here for the first time on October 6.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Art/Culture/Books
I've always been fashionable: Bhumi Pednekar
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Actress Bhumi Pednekar says she has always been a fashionable person and that the audience assumes she is not into making style statements because of the characters she has portrayed on screen.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Lifestyle/Fashion
Thrilled to be part of 'Maari 2': Tovino Thomas
Chennai, Sep 25 (IANS) Malayalam actor Tovino Thomas has been roped in to play the antagonist in actor-filmmaker Dhanush's upcoming Tamil action comedy "Maari 2". He is thrilled to be a part of the project as it marks his third association with Dhanush.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Shah slams Rahul Gandhi over politics of dynasty, appeasement
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Coming down heavily on Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi, BJP President Amit Shah on Monday said his party totally opposes politics of dynasty and appeasement and only believed in politics of performance.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Infosys, Micro Focus SUSE launch Private Cloud solution
Bengaluru, Sep 25 (IANS) Infosys on Monday announced the launch of a Private Cloud solution in collaboration with global software company Micro Focus SUSE that will help businesses accelerate their digital transformation journey.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy,Technology
India Mobile Congress to see participation from 8 embassies
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) The stage is all set for the first three-day India Mobile Congress starting September 27, which will also see participation from eight embassies.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology,Business/Economy
Estimated kharif foodgrain production falls by 2.77 per cent
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Total foodgrain production in this kharif season is expected to be 134.67 million tonnes, a fall in the production by 2.77 per cent (3.85 million tonnes) compared to last year.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Villarreal sack coach Escriba after poor start to season
Castellon, (Spain), Sep 25 (IANS) Villarreal have terminated the contract of chief coach Fran Escriba, the Spanish football club announced on Monday.
2017-09-25
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Vijayan presents road map for Kerala-Sharjah co-operation
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 25 (IANS) The Kerala cabinet on Monday presented a road map for cooperation between Kerala and Sharjah to visiting Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics,Diplomacy,Business/Economy
Will not remain abroad for long, says homesick Conte
London, Sep 25 (IANS) English football champions Chelsea's Italian manager Antonio Conte has admitted he misses his home and will not spend the rest of his coaching career abroad.
2017-09-25
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Nissan India overhauls senior management to create 'right balance'
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Nissan Motor India Pvt. Ltd. (NMIPL) on Monday said it has made major changes to its senior management team, effective October 1, to bring the right balance of experience and new thinking for the Indian automobile market.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Erdogan vows not to allow 'terror state' along its border
Istanbul, Sep 25 (IANS) Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday announced that his country had closed its shared border with the autonomous region of Iraq Kurdistan, where voters were casting ballots in an independence referendum that has been widely discouraged by regional powers.
2017-09-25
Category: International, Turkey,Politics,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Pakistan appoint Coles as women's team coach
Lahore, Sep 25 (IANS) The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Monday appointed Mark Coles as head coach of the Pakistan women's team for the upcoming series against New Zealand in the UAE.
2017-09-25
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
New anti-inflammatory compound could fight Alzheimer's
London, Sep 25 (IANS) Scientists at the University of Manchester in Britain have developed a chemical compound that is able to block a key component of inflammatory response implicated in many cancers, Alzheimer's disease and cardiovascular disease.
2017-09-25
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
BDL signs contract for missiles to Indian Army
Hyderabad, Sep 25 (IANS) Bharat Dynamics Ltd (BDL) has signed a contract with Research Centre Imarat (RCI) for supply of medium range Surface to Air Missiles (MRSAMs) to Indian Army, said a defence statement.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Technology,Defence/Security
Dera chief moves HC against rape conviction
Chandigarh, Sep 25 (IANS) Jailed Dera Sacha Sauda sect chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh on Monday moved the Punjab and Haryana High Court challenging his rape conviction by the CBI special court.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Punjab,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident
PM, Shah speak to UP Chief Minister over BHU incident
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP chief Amit Shah have spoken to Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath over the police action against students agitating on the BHU campus, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said on Monday adding that the state government will find an appropriate solution to the issue.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Education
US, North Korea war of words worries China
Beijing, Sep 25 (IANS) China on Monday said it is worried about the escalating war of words between the US and North Korea and urged both the countries not to "add fuel to the fire".
2017-09-25
Category: International, China,Politics,Diplomacy
Allegations 'crazy mixture of falsehoods, conjectures': Chidambaram
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Former Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Monday lashed out at the Enforcement Directorate saying its allegations against him and his son Karti in the Aircel Maxis case are "a crazy mixture of falsehoods and conjectures" intended to "intimidate" him and to "silence" his voice.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Always motivated by roles that alleviate women: Tamannaah Bhatia
Mumbai, Sep 25 (IANS) Actress Tamannaah Bhatia, who has been roped in for the Telugu remake of the Kangana Ranaut starrer "Queen", says roles that put the spotlight on women empowerment motivate her.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Infosys, IISc ink Rs 5cr MoU for research
Bengaluru, Sep 25 (IANS) Infosys Foundation, IT major Infosys' philanthropic arm, has signed a Rs 5 crore MoU with the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bengaluru to enhance research related to infectious diseases, the company said on Monday.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine,Technology,Business/Economy
Ananya, Anze Skrube team up for dance video
Mumbai, Sep 25 (IANS) Singer-songwriter Ananya Birla and Los Angeles-based creative director and choreographer Anze Skrube who has performed alongside singers like Usher and Justin Timberlake, have collaborated for the official dance video of "Meant to be".
2017-09-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Karbonn 'K9 Smart Grand' launched at Rs 5,290
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Domestic handset maker Karbonn Mobiles on Monday launched "K9 Smart Grand" at Rs 5,290.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Writing books is a priority: Chetan Bhagat
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Author-producer Chetan Bhagat says writing books will always be a priority for him.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Art/Culture/Books
Maruti Suzuki commences booking for new S-Cross
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Automobile major Maruti Suzuki on Monday commenced bookings for the new variant of its "all-new" premium crossover S-Cross which is expected to be launched during the festive season.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
'Some problems' with economy, but only temporary: Gadkari
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Senior BJP leader and Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Monday acknowledged that there were "some problems" with the economy but assured that Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government was correcting them on a "war footing".
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Chetan Bhagat's inclusion in DU syllabus was arbitrary: Stakeholders
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Including bestselling author Chetan Bhagat's novel "Five Point Someone" in Delhi University's syllabus was "arbitrary" and did not follow the usual procedure of consultation among the concerned committees, stakeholders say of the decision that has now been put on hold.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Art/Culture/Books,Education
India A beat New Zealand A by an innings and 31 runs
Vijayawada, Sep 25 (IANS) India A pulled off a dominating all-round effort to defeat New Zealand A by an innings and 31 runs shortly after lunch on the third day of their first unofficial Test here.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Sports,Cricket
Kerala HC says Dileep's wife does not need anticipatory bail
Kochi, Sep 25 (IANS) The Kerala High Court on Monday said the anticipatory bail application of actress Kavya Madhavan, wife of arrested superstar Dileep, was not required to be taken up since the prosecution maintained she was not a suspect in the actress abduction case.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Kerala,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Cinema/Showbiz,Crime/Disaster/Accident
We are in toughest group, admits New Zealand U-17 coach (IANS interview)
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) The New Zealand Under-17 football team's chief coach, Danny Hay, believes his side has been drawn into one of the toughest groups of the World Cup and is aware of the difficulties it will face to progress to the next round.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football,FIFA U-17 World Cup
TMC suspends Mukul Roy for six years
Kolkata, Sep 25 (IANS) The Trinamool Congress (TMC) on Monday suspended its founding member and Rajya Sabha member Mukul Roy for six years for "indulging in anti-party activities".
2017-09-25
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Normalcy in pharma sector expected by 2021: Lupin CFO
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) The Indian pharmaceutical sector, which has witnessed tepid growth on the domestic and international fronts, is likely to see return of normalcy only by 2021, pharma major Lupin's Executive Director and CFO Ramesh Swaminathan said on Monday.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine
New hockey coach Marijne brings player-driven, coach-assisted process
Bengaluru, Sep 25 (IANS) Newly-appointed Indian hockey team chief coach Sjoerd Marijne is bracing up for his first test in the form of the Asia Cup, scheduled to start on October 11, and is currently incorporating a mantra of player-driven, coach-assisted process to know his squad's strengths and weaknesses.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Hockey
Panchkula teenager commits suicide, 'Blue Whale' suspected
Chandigarh, Sep 25 (IANS) A 17-year-old boy committed suicide by hanging himself from the ceiling at his home in Panchkula town, adjoining Chandigarh, on Monday, police said.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Punjab,National,Media,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Next Auto Expo to be held from February 9, 2018; show extended by one day
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) The next biennial automobile industry event --Auto Expo -- will be held in the second week of February next year, organisers said on Monday.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
We will play all competitions seriously this season: Wenger
London, Sep 25 (IANS) Arsenal chief coach Arsene Wenger on Monday questioned the efficiency of modern sports science saying "that nobody knows if it's really efficient or not" and admitted that his team will not sacrifice any competitions this football season.
2017-09-25
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
World's smallest squirrel discovered in Indonesia
Jakarta, Sep 25 (IANS) Indonesian scientists have found the world's smallest squirrel in the country's Borneo rain forest, authorities revealed on Monday.
2017-09-25
Category: International, Indonesia,Science/Tech,Environment/Wildlife
Japanese PM calls for snap election
Tokyo, Sep 25 (IANS) Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Monday called an early election this year, the media reported.
2017-09-25
Category: International, Japan,Politics
Indian held for selling fake jewellery in Nepal
Kathmandu, Sep 25 (IANS) An Indian national in possession of 14.5 kilograms of impure silver jewellery was arrested by the police in western Nepal, media reported.
2017-09-25
Category: International, Nepal,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Telecoms seek two more quarters to implement Quality of Services norms
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Telecom service providers on Monday requested the sector regulator for another two quarters of time to implement Quality of Services regulations.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Rs 44,990 Sony Xperia XZ1 with '3D Creator' launched in India
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Sony India on Monday expanded its premium device portfolio with "Xperia XZ1" -- the first smartphone with a 3D Creator -- for Rs 44,990.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Digital payments up, debit card use declines: Report
Mumbai, Sep 25 (IANS) Investment banking firm Jefferies on Monday said there is growth in digital payment mode by bank customers post-demonetisation whereas there has been a decline in usage of debit cards.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy,Technology
Found a new superstar in Varun Dhawan, says Anu Malik
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Anu Malik sang the original "Oonchi hai building" from Salman Khan starrer "Judwaa", and he has also sung the track's recreated version picturised on Varun Dhawan for "Judwaa 2". The singer-composer says he's impressed by the younger star.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
New Zealand drop Neesham, Broom for India ODIs
Wellington, Sep 25 (IANS) All-rounder Jimmy Neesham and batsman Neil Broom were on Monday dropped from the New Zealand One-day International (ODI) squad to tour India next month.
2017-09-25
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Negative global cues, profit booking subdue equities (Third Lead)
Mumbai, Sep 25 (IANS) Key Indian equity indices -- the BSE Sensex and the NSE Nifty50 -- descended sharply on Monday to provisionally close in the red as negative global cues on the back of prevailing geo-political tensions, coupled with heavy selling pressure in index heavyweights like Adani Ports, Tata Steel and ITC, subdued investors' sentiments.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Business/Economy
Iraq match showed our boys temperament, says India U-16 coach
Kathmandu, Sep 25 (IANS) Having finished the Asian Football Cup U-16 Qualifiers 2018 campaign on a positive note Bibiano Fernandes, Head Coach India U-16 National Team, hailed the team and said the match against defending champions Iraq displayed the boys temperament.
2017-09-25
Category: International, Nepal,Sports,Football
Too new a designer to venture into fashion weeks: Tanira Sethi
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) She is the daughter of the president of the country's apex fashion body Fashion Design Council of India (FDCI) but that never made her step into fashion weeks from the start. Young designer Tanira Sethi says that she is too new a name in the industry to showcase at such platforms.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
ISL: FC Pune City appoint Serbian Ranko Popovic as head coach
Pune, Sep 25 (IANS) FC Pune City on Monday announced Serbian Ranko Popovic as their new head coach for the upcoming fourth edition of the Indian Super League (ISL), starting November 3.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Football,ISL
`Tata Motors car customers are getting younger'
Chennai, Sep 25 (IANS) Customers of Tata Motors cars are getting younger and the models are getting active enquiries from the personal car owner segment as against the earlier practice of enquiries from fleet owners, a senior official said here on Monday.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Business/Economy
Militant killed in J&K operation
Srinagar, Sep 25 (IANS) The army on Monday said a militant was killed in an ongoing security operation in Jammu and Kashmir's Uri town in which three Pakistani terrorists died on Sunday.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Kashmir,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Shuttler Sindhu thanks ministry for Padma Bhushan nomination
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Elated at being nominated for the country's third highest civilian honour -- Padma Bhushan -- Rio Olympics silver medallist shuttler P.V. Sindhu on Monday thanked the Sports Ministry for the recommendation.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Badminton
Chidamabaram son's assets worth over Rs 1 cr attached
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Monday said it has attached Rs 1.16-crore worth of assets belonging to Congress leader P. Chidambaram's son Karti who is being probed for recieving alleged kickbacks in getting FIPB clearance in the Aircel Maxis deal when his father was union Finance Minister.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Business/Economy
SBI introduces AI-based chat assistant
Mumbai, Sep 25 (IANS) The State Bank of India (SBI) on Monday announced SBI Intelligent Assistant (SIA) -- a chat assistant aimed to address customer enquiries like a "bank representative" does.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Technology,Business/Economy
Veteran journalist, Marathi litterateur Arun Sadhu dead
Mumbai, Sep 25 (IANS) Veteran journalist and a left-of-centre liberal Marathi writer Arun Sadhu passed away after prolonged illness here on Monday.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Media,Art/Culture/Books
Rajiv Mehrishi sworn in as CAG
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Former Union Home Secretary Rajiv Mehrishi was on Monday sworn in as the Comptroller and Auditor-General of India.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Upcoming art show to pay tribute to iconic Indian legends
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Delhi-based artist Rita Jhunjhunwala will pay tribute to extraordinary men and women from a spectrum of society, including arts and science, politics and business, religion and and spirituality through her upcoming exhibition.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books,Features,Human Interest/Society
Negative global cues subdue equities, Sensex plunges over 350 points
Mumbai, Sep 25 (IANS) Key Indian equity indices descended sharply during the mid-afternoon trade session on Monday, with the BSE Sensex plunging over 350 points and the NSE Nifty50 over 100 points.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Tokyo Governor announces creation of national party
Tokyo, Sep 25 (IANS) Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike on Monday announced the creation of a new party which she will use to jump to politics at the national level.
2017-09-25
Category: International, Japan,Politics
Delhi HC acquits 'Peepli Live' director Farooqui in rape case
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Monday acquitted Mahmood Farooqui, co-director of acclaimed 2010 Hindi film "Peepli Live", who was accused of raping an American woman.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Cinema/Showbiz,Crime/Disaster/Accident
'Karu' will touch upon the issue of abortion: Director Vijay
Chennai, Sep 25 (IANS) Filmmaker Vijay says his upcoming Tamil-Telugu horror drama "Karu", which features Sai Pallavi in the lead, will talk about the sensitive topic of abortion.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Things one should stop doing at hotels
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) While many are well-versed in hotel etiquette, there are certain weird things that people end up doing frequently -- for instance asking for discounts at checkout to using hotel towels to clean, mop or wipe. Experts suggest steps that one should avoid practising during hotel stay.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Two women found dead in Delhi house
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Two women, who were related, were found dead in a house here on Monday morning, police said.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Indian firm pCloudy launches device data centre in Australia
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Bengaluru-based mobile device Cloud platform pCloudy.com on Monday launched its new device data centre in Melbourne, Australia.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Trinamool suspends Mukul Roy for six years
Kolkata, Sep 25 (IANS) Trinamool Congress on Monday suspended its founding member and Rajya Sabha member Mukul Roy for six years.
2017-09-25
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Copter service for Durga Puja revellers in Tripura
Agartala, Sep 25 (IANS) The Tripura government will operate a helicopter service for Durga Puja revellers and sightseers to enable them get an aerial view of tourist spots and puja celebrations here, an official said on Monday.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Tripura,National,Religion,Defence/Security,Art/Culture/Books
Bomb blast near Manipur businessman's house, no casualties
Imphal, Sep 25 (IANS) Unidentified persons set off a bomb blast near the house of a businessman in Imphal early on Monday, causing damage to some buildings. No casualties were reported, police said.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Manipur,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Amit Shah lauds economy, attacks Rahul
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Amid concerns over slowing economic growth, BJP President Amit Shah on Monday lauded the government's efforts to boost the economy and hailed its actions like demonetisation and introduction of the Goods and Services Tax (GST).
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Good relationships can boost your career
New York, Sep 25 (IANS) Sharing a good relationship with friends and family can boost confidence and keep you motivated to achieve greater personal goals, suggests new research.
2017-09-25
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
Novartis India to buy back shares worth over Rs 231 cr
Mumbai, Sep 25 (IANS) Pharma major Novartis India on Monday said that it will buy back shares worth Rs 231.15 crore representing 12.26 per cent of the total paid up equity capital.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Lalu skips CBI questioning in IRCTC case, seeks 15 days time
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) RJD chief Lalu Prasad on Monday again skipped questioning by the CBI, the second time in a month, in a case against him and his son Tejashwi Yadav over alleged irregularities in issuing contracts for two IRCTC hotels in 2006 to a private company.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Celebrate Gandhi Jayanti every day, says essay lauded by PM
Panaji, Sep 25 (IANS) A Class 9 student from Goa, whose prize-winning essay on Swachh Bharat was lauded by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, wants Gandhi Jayanti to be celebrated every day and not just on October 2.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics,Education
Prominent Durga Pujas in Kolkata inaccessible to disabled: NGO
Kolkata, Sep 25 (IANS) A city-based NGO on Monday said that over 70 per cent big banner Durga Pujas here have failed to provide adequate equipment and accessibility for the disabled which goes against the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (RPWD) Act passed in 2016.
2017-09-25
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Switch from boring to fun workouts
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Traditional indoor workouts might get monotonous with time. Incorporate engaging and unconventional fitness activities and get fit while having fun, say experts.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Take basic look a notch above with statement jewellery
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) The daily wear outfits are generally nothing really spectacular. So spruce up your basics by adding elegant, feminine and sparkling statement jewellery, suggest experts.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
World's former heaviest woman dies in Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi, Sep 25 (IANS) Egyptian national Eman Ahmed Abdelaty, once known as the world heaviest woman, passed away here on Monday, a media report said.
2017-09-25
Category: International, Togo,Human Interest/Society
Tata Capital to divest forex, travel services to Thomas Cook
Mumbai, Sep 25 (IANS) Financial services provider Tata Capital on Monday announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to divest its foreign exchange and travel services to Thomas Cook (India).
2017-09-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
400 young chess players vying for world youth chess titles
Montevideo (Uruguay), Sep 25 (IANS) Some 400 chess players between the ages of 9 and 18 from 53 nations are vying for the World Youth Chess Championship titles here in several categories.
2017-09-25
Category: International, Uruguay,Sports,Other Sports
Jharkhand forms panel to probe firecracker unit blast as toll rises to 10
Ranchi, Sep 25 (IANS) The Jharkhand government on Monday set up a two-member team to probe the blast at an illegal firecracker unit in East Singhbum district as the toll increased to 10.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Bihar,National,Defence/Security,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Abhishek Sharma bagged lead role after almost 800 auditions
Mumbai, Sep 25 (IANS) Actor Abhishek Sharma, who has featured in shows like "Best of Luck Nikki" and "Mere Angne Mein", says he is happy to play the lead role in a show for the first time. He got the opportunity after almost 800 auditions.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Federer wins Laver Cup for Europe after defeating Kyrgios
Prague, Sep 25 (IANS) Swiss tennis great Roger Federer, ranked No. 2 in the world, defeated Australia's Nick Kyrgios 4-6, 7-6(6) and "match tie-break" (11-9) to take home the first-ever Laver Cup, named in honour of the legendary Rod Laver.
2017-09-25
Category: International, Czech Republic,Sports,Tennis
Mukul Roy announces decision to quit Trinamool
Kolkata, Sep 25 (IANS) Senior Trinamool Congress leader Mukul Roy, once the right hand man of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, on Monday announced his decision to quit the party.
2017-09-25
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Stylize your simple Navratra food with new variants
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) This Navratra try food that will help you lift your taste buds and add some fun to your plain taste. From Rajgira paneer paratha, Farali coconut elaichi nankhatai, Samo rice pulao, Shakarkandi anar chat to Coconut sago pudding and Kuttu atta pizza, food experts from around the country list down some of the innovative recipes that can jazz up festive thalis this season.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Agar ruled out of India tour with fractured finger
Indore, Sep 25 (IANS) Australian left-arm spinner Ashton Agar was ruled out of the remainder of the India tour after fracturing his finger in the third One-Day International (ODI) here, Cricket Australia (CA) confirmed in a statement on Monday.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,Sports,Cricket
Dzumhur wins first title of his career at St. Petersburg Open
St. Petersburg (Russia), Sep 25 (IANS) Bosnia's Damir Dzumhur earned the first title of his tennis career in a comeback victory over Italy's Fabio Fognini 3-6, 6-4, 6-2 at the St. Petersburg Open here.
2017-09-25
Category: International, United States,Sports,Tennis
Army jawan shoots dead colleague, himself in Bihar
Patna, Sep 25 (IANS) An army jawan shot dead his colleague and then killed himself in the Bihar capital on Monday after an altercation, police said.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security
Leverkusen win, Cologne draw in German Bundesliga
Berlin, Sep 25 (IANS) Kevin Volland's brace helped Bayer Leverkusen beat Hamburg 3-0 while newly promoted Hannover shared the spoils with Cologne following a goalless draw at the close of the sixth round in the Bundesliga football league.
2017-09-25
Category: International, Germany,Sports,Football
Paltrow, Martin's former chef reveals their diet
Los Angeles, Sep 25 (IANS) Celebrity chef Kate McAloon, who worked for former couple Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin, says the actress and singer followed a very strict diet consisting mostly of vegetables.
2017-09-25
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Sonagachi sex workers scale up Durga Puja
Kolkata, Sep 25 (IANS) For the first time in five years, sex workers of Sonagachi, considered Asia's largest red-light area, will be able to scale up their Durga Puja to a major celebration that they have been demanding for quite some time.
2017-09-25
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Religion,Immigration/Law/Rights,Art/Culture/Books,Human Interest/Society
Mukul Roy announces decision to quit Trinamool
Kolkata, Sep 25 (IANS) Senior Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader Mukul Roy, once the right hand man of West Bnegal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, on Monday announced his decision to quit the party.
2017-09-25
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Mindy Kaling anxious about motherhood
Los Angeles, Sep 25 (IANS) Actress Mindy Kaling, who is expecting her first child, feels anxious about the prospect of becoming a mother.
2017-09-25
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Helly Shah picks role over co-star (TV Snippets)
Mumbai, Sep 25 (IANS) Helly Shah, best known for playing Swara in "Swaragini - Jodein Rishton Ke Sur", says she will only act in films if she likes her character and not because of a co-star.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Jason Derulo robbed, $300,000 cash and jewellery missing
Los Angeles, Sep 25 (IANS) Singer Jason Derulo's mansion here was broken into by thieves who stole around $300,000 in cash and jewellery.
2017-09-25
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
'Spyder' was a very challenging project: Murugadoss
Chennai, Sep 25 (IANS) Filmmaker A.R. Murugadoss says forthcoming Tamil-Telugu bilingual spy thriller "Spyder", which stars superstar Mahesh Babu in the role of an Intelligence Bureau officer, was a very challenging project.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Care workers more vulnerable to sexual harassment
London, Sep 25 (IANS) Women employed in care work are more often exposed to sexual harassment by clients or customers than those in other occupational groups such as education, service or industrial work, new research has found.
2017-09-25
Category: International, United Kingdom,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
PSV takes over Dutch lead as Ajax and Feyenoord crash
The Hague, Sep 25 (IANS) Dutch football club PSV Eindhoven became the new leader of the Dutch Eredivisie after hammering FC Utrecht 7-1 in Utrecht, with rivals Ajax and Feyenoord suffering blows.
2017-09-25
Category: International, Netherlands,Sports,Football
Bengal's Durga Puja carnival now a Didi show
Kolkata, Sep 25 (IANS) Known to maintain a punishing work schedule, the Durga Puja festival has kept West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee busier than usual. Apart from attending to pressing administrative issues, "Didi" has been dashing around the city, soaking in the festive spirit in more ways than one.
2017-09-25
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics,Religion,Human Interest/Society
Botafogo rise to sixth place in Brazil's Serie A
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 25 (IANS) Joao Paulo scored a late winner as Brazilian football club Botafogo kept alive their hopes of qualifying for the 2018 Copa Libertadores with a 3-2 victory over Coritiba in Brazil's Serie A championship.
2017-09-25
Category: International, Brazil,Sports,Football
Rs 44,990 Sony Xperia XZ1 with '3D Creator' launched in India
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Sony India on Monday expanded its premium device portfolio with "Xperia XZ1" -- the first smartphone with a 3D Creator -- for Rs 44,990.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Olympic medallist elected Hungarian Swimming Association President
Budapest, Sep 25 (IANS) Sandor Wladar, the 200 metre backstroke gold medallist at the 1980 Moscow Olympics Games, was elected the new President of the Hungarian Swimming Association here.
2017-09-25
Category: International, Hungary,Sports,Other Sports
An award is like a shot in the arm: Adil Hussain
Mumbai, Sep 25 (IANS) Acclaimed actor Adil Hussain, who got a Special Mention Best Actor Award at the 8th Jagran Film Festival here for "Mukti Bhawan", says awards boost one's spirit just like a shot in the arm.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Not floating new party now, says Mulayam
Lucknow, Sep 25 (IANS) Samajwadi Party patron Mulayam Singh Yadav on Monday ruled out floating a new party now and also distanced himself from the decisions taken by his son and former Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Congress questions Modi's silence on BHU violence
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) The Congress on Monday criticised Prime Minister Narendra Modi's silence on the BHU violence where girl students were thrashed by the police as they protested against the molestation of a colleague.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Working with Obama: Lessons for young women with political inclinations (Book Review)
Title: Who Thought This Was a Good Idea; Author: Alyssa Mastromonaco; Publisher: Hachette; Price: Rs 499; Pages: 244
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,National,Politics,Art/Culture/Books,IANS Life
Shuttler P.V. Sindhu nominated for Padma Bhushan award
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) The Sports Ministry has nominated Rio Olympics silver medallist shuttler P.V. Sindhu for the prestigious Padma Bhushan award.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket,Badminton
Iraqi Kurds vote in historic referendum
Baghdad, Sep 25 (IANS) Iraqi Kurds started casting their ballots in a controversial independence referendum on Monday as tensions began to escalate between the country's largest ethnic minority and the government in Baghdad.
2017-09-25
Category: International, Iraq,Politics
Catherine Zeta-Jones's secret of long marriage
Los Angeles, Sep 25 (IANS) Actress Catherine Zeta-Jones says listening to one another is the key to her long-lasting marriage to actor Michael Douglas.
2017-09-25
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Looking forward to 'Fanney Khan': Aishwarya
Mumbai, Sep 25 (IANS) Actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan says she is waiting excitedly to join the team of her next movie "Fanney Khan".
2017-09-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Protest shutdown affects normal life in Kashmir Valley
Srinagar, Sep 25 (IANS) Normal life across the Kashmir Valley was affected on Monday by a protest shutdown called by separatists and traders.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Kashmir,Defence/Security,Business/Economy
Negative global cues subdue equities, Sensex plunges over 300 points
Mumbai, Sep 25 (IANS) Negative global cues on the back of prevailing geo-political tensions, coupled with heavy selling pressure in index heavyweights like Adani Ports, Tata Steel and Larsen & Toubro, dragged the key Indian equities lower for the fifth consecutive trade session on Monday.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
UK-EU to hold fourth round of Brexit talks
Brussels, Sep 25 (IANS) The fourth round of Brexit talks will begin here on Monday, a first opportunity for the European delegation to respond to British Prime Minister Theresa May's proposal of a two-year transition period for Britain's withdrawal from the EU.
2017-09-25
Category: International, Belgium,Politics,Diplomacy
Hitachi Vantara unveils new IoT appliance
Bengaluru, Sep 25 (IANS) Hitachi Vantara, a subsidiary of Hitachi Ltd, on Monday unveiled a new appliance for Internet of Things (IoT) deployments which is powered by the company's IoT platform "Lumada".
2017-09-25
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Technology,Business/Economy
All women in my life are important: Shah Rukh Khan
Mumbai, Sep 25 (IANS) Bollywood's quintessential romantic hero Shah Rukh Khan, who attended the Vogue Women of the Year Awards here, said that all the women in his life are important and it is extremely satisfying to have an award for them.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Intel unveils 8th-Gen processor family for gaming, desktops
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Intel on Monday announced the roll-out of the 8th generation of the "Intel Core" desktop processor family, beginning October 5, which is built for gamers and content creators for heavy duty tasks.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Lip-lock in 'Abhiyum Anuvum' well justified: Director
Chennai, Sep 25 (IANS) Director B.R. Vijayalakshmi says the lip-lock sequence in her upcoming bilingual romantic drama "Abhiyum Anuvum" is not being used as a promotional ploy, but because the script demanded it.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Students in Delhi protest BHU violence
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Delhi University students led by the Congress student wing, NSUI, on Monday held protests in the capital to condemn police action against some female students who were demonstrating against alleged molestation on the Banaras Hindu University (BHU) campus in Varanasi.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Education
Oprah Winfrey takes on Trump-era political divide in a show
Los Angeles, Sep 25 (IANS) Popular host Oprah Winfrey assembled a group of voters to examine the US' political and cultural divide on the show "60 Minutes" for a channel.
2017-09-25
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood,Politics
Palmeiras eyeing Colombia winger Chara
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 25 (IANS) Reigning Brazilian Serie A football champions Palmeiras are preparing an offer to sign Junior Barranquilla's Colombia international winger Yimmi Chara, according to media reports.
2017-09-25
Category: International, Brazil,Sports,Football
Bhumika Gurung injured during cycle competition practice
Mumbai, Sep 25 (IANS) Television actress Bhumika Gurung got injured while preparing for a sequence in the show "Nimki Mukhiya". She says she is recovering now.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Pakistan, Russian militaries hold joint drill
Islamabad, Sep 25 (IANS) The Pakistan and Russian militaries are currently holding a two-week long joint exercise, the Pakistani Army said here on Monday.
2017-09-25
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Thousands evacuated near Bali volcano
Jakarta, Sep 25 (IANS) Some 35,000 people were evacuated from their homes near an active volcano in Bali, Indonesia, as authorities warned that it could erupt soon, authorities announced on Monday.
2017-09-25
Category: International, Indonesia,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Dell EMC joins Ingram Micro to unveil Hardware-as-a-Service model in India
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Giving a fillip to IT adoption among the Indian enterprises, Dell EMC and US-based IT firm Ingram Micro have announced the launch of a new Hardware-as-a-Service (HaaS) model in the country.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Mukul Roy announces decision to quit Trinamool
Kolkata, Sep 25 (IANS) Senior Trinamool Congress leader Mukul Roy, once the right hand man of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, on Monday announced his decision to quit the party.
2017-09-25
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Liam Payne's next single out on October 20
London, Sep 25 (IANS) Singer Liam Payne's next single "Bedroom floor" is scheduled to release on October 20, the star has confirmed on social media.
2017-09-25
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Have full faith in Hrithik's capabilities: Mathematician Anand Kumar
Mumbai, Sep 25 (IANS) Patna based mathematician Anand Kumar says he is confident that actor Hrithik Roshan, who has been locked to reprise the genius' story on screen, will be able to do full justice to the part.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
U-17 WC a 'morale booster' for young footballers: I.M. Vijayan
Kochi, Sep 25 (IANS) India becoming a venue for the U-17 FIFA World Cup is going to be a huge morale booster for the young and upcoming footballers, said Indian football legend I.M. Vijayan.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Kerala,Sports,Football
ASUS Zenfone 4 Selfie Pro: Takes selfie camera war to new level (Tech Review)
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Chinese smartphone makers Vivo and Oppo have created a strong presence in India with their selfie-focused devices such as Vivo V5 Plus and Oppo F3 Plus. Now, Taiwan-based ASUS has joined the race with Zenfone 4 Selfie Pro.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,National,Technology,Business/Economy,IANS Life
Jharkhand firecracker factory fire toll reaches 9
Ranchi, Sep 25 (IANS) The toll in the fire that engulfed an illegal firecracker factory in Jharkhand increased to nine on Monday, police said.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
'How the BJP Wins': Travelling through the party's recent election victories (Book Review)
Title: How the BJP Wins; Author: Prashant Jha; Publisher: Juggernaut Books; Pages: 235; Price: Rs 399
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Politics,Art/Culture/Books
Shweta Tripathi joins Zoya Akhtar's web series
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Actress Shweta Tripathi of "Masaan" fame has joined the cast of web series, "Made In Heaven", co-produced by filmmaker Zoya Akhtar. Its shooting is currently underway here.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
'Bigg Boss' helped me to open up: Jr NTR
Chennai, Sep 25 (IANS) Actor Junior NTR says being the host of the Telugu version of reality show "Bigg Boss", which marked his television debut, helped him to discover himself and open up more.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Obama warned Zuckerberg about fake news on Facebook last year
Washington, Sep 25 (IANS) As Facebook faces intense fake news scrutiny after disclosing the details about the presence of Russian political ads worth $100,000 on its platform during the 2016 US presidential election, it was none other than former President Barack Obama who had warned CEO Mark Zuckerberg about fake news on Facebook.
2017-09-25
Category: International, United States,Immigration/Law/Rights,Technology,Business/Economy
Nawazuddin confirms collaboration with Vishal Bhardwaj
Mumbai, Sep 25 (IANS) National Award winning actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui has confirmed that he is working in a film by acclaimed filmmaker Vishal Bhardwaj, and says it's a dream come true.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
When Mehreen shot with an injured back
Chennai, Sep 25 (IANS) Actress Mehreen Pirzada shot for a song for forthcoming Telugu romantic comedy "Mahanubhavudu" with an injured back, a source from the film's unit said.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
NASA's heartbeat detector helps search for Mexico quake survivors
Washington, Sep 25 (IANS) A suitcase-sized radar instrument capable of detecting human heartbeats under rubble is helping disaster relief workers on the ground in Mexico City respond to the 7.1-magnitude earthquake on September 19 that killed hundreds, NASA has said.
2017-09-25
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Not disappointed about 'Baahubali' missing out Oscar entry: Rajamouli (IANS Interview)
Hyderabad, Sep 25 (IANS) S.S. Rajamouli is not disappointed that his magnum opus "Baahubali 2: The Conclusion" was not chosen as Indias official entry to the Oscars for the foreign language film category this year. The filmmaker says his aim is to take stories to a wider audience, and making money for the team, instead of winning awards.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Southern Cinema,National,IANS Life
Iconic brands like Old Monk can't be recreated: Liquor baron Rocky Mohan
Bengaluru, Sep 25 (IANS) When he was just 22, entrepreneur Rocky Mohan joined his family business -- Mohan Meakin Ltd -- that has been bottling some of India's most favourite spirits like the Old Monk rum. Having spent decades working on the brand, it's nearly impossible to recreate a brand like Old Monk, Mohan admitted.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Lifestyle/Fashion,Business/Economy
Three Bangladeshi UN peacekeepers killed in Mali
United Nations, Sep 25 (IANS) Three Bangladeshi peacekeepers were killed during an attack on a UN convoy in Mali, according to the international organisation.
2017-09-25
Category: International, United States,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Defence/Security,Terrorism
A stranger in a strange land looking for closure (Book Review)
Title: In a Foreign Land, By Chance; Author: Nabaneeta Dev Sen; Translator: Soma Das; Publisher: Niyogi Books; Pages: 144; Price: Rs 295
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,National,Art/Culture/Books,IANS Life
Only Ranveer Singh can play Kapil Dev, says Motwane
Mumbai, Sep 25 (IANS) Filmmaker Vikramaditya Motwane, who is producing an upcoming film based on the 1983 world cup, says it is only actor Ranveer Singh who can portray India's first World Cup-winning skipper Kapil Dev on screen.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Sports
Microsoft opens AI-based healthcare department
San Francisco, Sep 25 (IANS) Microsoft has set up a new healthcare department at its Cambridge research facility, which will use Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology to aid in medical research and treatment of patients.
2017-09-25
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine
Heavy rains lash Bengaluru
Bengaluru, Sep 25 (IANS) Moderate to heavy rains measuring upto 99mm accompanied by thunder showers and winds lashed Bengaluru on Monday, flooding the city's low-lying areas, a weather official said.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Environment/Wildlife
'Male-child preference leads to early marriage for girls in Bihar'
Patna, Sep 25 (IANS) There is a high probability of girls getting married below the legal age of 18 when there is preference for male offspring at birth, according to a study conducted by the Gender Alliance for Bihar using modified methodology of the World Economic Forum for Census 2011.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Bihar,National,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society
A Sanskrit poet's celebration of human experience across the spectrum (Book Review)
Title: Three Hundred Verses - Musings on Life, Love and Renunciation; Author: Bhartrihari/A.N.D. Haksar (translator); Publisher: Penguin Random House India; Pages: 336; Price: Rs 599
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,National,Opinion/Commentary,Art/Culture/Books,IANS Life
Pence to visit NASA centre building deep space mission rocket
Washington, Sep 25 (IANS) US Vice President Mike Pence is set to visit NASA's Marshall Space Flight Centre in Alabama on Monday which is building the Space Launch System (SLS) rocket along with the other technologies and systems needed to send astronauts into deep space.
2017-09-25
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
Shahid flaunts bruised, brave avatar in 'Padmavati'
Mumbai, Sep 25 (IANS) Days after actress Deepika Padukone's royal look from "Padmavati" was unveiled, the makers of the upcoming film have shared an image of actor Shahid Kapoor, who looks every inch of a warrior king in the poster.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Republican Party approval rate hits all-time low: Poll
Washington, Sep 25 (IANS) The Republican Party's approval rate has hit an all-time low with fewer than three in 10 Americans (29 per cent) holding a favourable view, a CNN poll revealed.
2017-09-25
Category: International, United States,Politics
Nawaz Sharif returns to Pakistan
Islamabad, Sep 25 (IANS) Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif returned to Pakistan from London on Monday, a month after he went to the UK to be with his wife Kulsoom Nawaz, who is undergoing cancer treatment.
2017-09-25
Category: International, Pakistan,Immigration/Law/Rights,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
'Kushner used private email account for White House officials'
Washington, Sep 25 (IANS) US President Donald Trump's son-in-law and White House senior advisor Jared Kushner has occasionally used a private email account for correspondence with fellow administration officials, his lawyer confirmed.
2017-09-25
Category: International, United States,Politics
Sunny Monday morning in Delhi
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) It was a sunny Monday morning here with the minimum temperature recorded at 23.8 degree Celsius, the average of the season.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Key Indian equity indices open lower
Mumbai, Sep 25 (IANS) The key Indian equity indices on Monday was trading lower in the morning session.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Business/Economy
Australia decides to establish national space agency
Adelaide, Sep 25 (IANS) Australia's Minister for Education and Training Simon Birmingham officially announced on Monday that the country will establish its own national space agency.
2017-09-25
Category: International, South Africa,Science/Tech,Business/Economy
N.Korea condemns Trump in letter to international parliaments
Pyongyang, Sep 25 (IANS) A North Korean committee has sent an open letter to several international parliaments condemning the belligerent attitude of US President Donald Trump, a state-media report said on Monday.
2017-09-25
Category: International, North Korea,Politics
System failure triggers delays at Sydney airport
Sydney, Sep 25 (IANS) Thousands of passengers faced delays on Monday following an air traffic control system failure at the Sydney airport, the media reported.
2017-09-25
Category: International, Australia,Technology,Business/Economy,Human Interest/Society
Refused open-jeep roadshow, Rahul's Gujarat campaign begins with bullock-cart yatra
Dwarka (Gujarat), Sep 25 (IANS) Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi will begin his three-day campaign for the Gujarat Assembly elections on Monday from the crucial Saurashtra region with the state [olice refusing him permission to hold an open-jeep road show, but leaving him with a consolation to take out a bullock cart yatra.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Gujarat,National,Politics
Trump announces new travel restrictions, includes N.Korea
Washington, Sep 25 (IANS) US President Donald Trump has announced new travel restrictions for eight countries including North Korea, replacing the previous ban on six Muslim-majority countries, citing threats to national security posed by letting their citizens into Washington.
2017-09-25
Category: International, United States,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Veteran journalist, Marathi litterateur Arun Sadhu dead
Mumbai, Sep 25 (IANS) Veteran journalist and Marathi litterateur Arun Sadhu passed away after prolonged illness here on Monday.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Media,Art/Culture/Books,Human Interest/Society
Endorsements are good to break monotony: Harmanpreet Kaur
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Indian women's cricket team's star all-rounder Harmanpreet Kaur tried a catwalk on the fashion ramp for a change. She says it's good to try different things besides sports at times, including endorsements to break the monotony.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Sports,Lifestyle/Fashion
'US will do everything to avoid nuclear war'
Washington, Sep 25 (IANS) US Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin on Sunday said that they wanted to avoid nuclear war with the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK).
2017-09-25
Category: International, United States,Politics,Cinema/Showbiz
Trump expands travel ban to N.Korea, Chad
Washington, Sep 25 (IANS) US President Donald Trump has issued a new order banning almost all travel to the country from seven nations, including North Korea and Chad, saying that the citizens of these countries pose a threat to the US national security.
2017-09-25
Category: International, United States,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Religion,Terrorism
One Dead in Tennessee church shooting, gunman identified
Washington, Sep 25 (IANS) At least one person died and seven others were wounded on Sunday in a mass shooting at a church in Tennessee, US, local police said.
2017-09-25
Category: International, United States,Terrorism,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Russian General killed in IS shelling in Syria
Moscow, Sep 25 (IANS) A Russian lieutenant general was killed in a shelling launched by Islamic State (IS) militants in northeastern Syria, the Russian Defense Ministry said on Sunday.
2017-09-25
Category: International, Russian Federation,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Viola Davis focussed to bring diversity to Hollywood
Los Angeles, Sep 25 (IANS) Actress Viola Davis and her husband Julius Tennon, who are appearing together in the new season of her hit show "How to Get Away with Murder", have a joint mission to bring more diversity in Hollywood.
2017-09-25
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
US sends mass military gears to SDF in Raqqa
Damascus, Sep 25 (IANS) The US has sent large shipments of military gears to the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) to help them in the battle against the Islamic State (IS) group in Syria's, the SDF said on Sunday.
2017-09-25
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Justin Bieber vows to shine light on racism
Los Angeles, Sep 25 (IANS) Singer Justin Bieber has vowed to "shine a light on racism", and says he will do his part to stand up and make sure everyone is equal.
2017-09-25
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Most Americans oppose preemptive strike on DPRK: Poll
Washington, Sep 25 (IANS) An overwhelming majority of US citizens oppose a preemptive strike on the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) and trust US military leaders instead of President Donald Trump to handle the nuclear crisis responsibly, a poll revealed on Sunday.
2017-09-25
Category: International, United States,Politics,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Iran adopts preemptive measures ahead of Iraqi Kurdistan referendum
Tehran, Sep 25 (IANS) Iran blocked all flights to and from Iraq's Kurdistan on Sunday and launched a large-scale military drills near Iraq's Kurdistan borders.
2017-09-25
Category: International, Turkey,Politics,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Team your sunglasses, sneakers right
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) The right kind of sunglasses and sneakers can change an individual's entire look. Retro narrow frames with white sneakers and slip-on shoes with metal frames are among the combinations that are trending and are here to stay, suggest experts.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Trump again lambasts NFL players who insult US flag
Washington , Sep 25 (IANS) US President Donald Trump on Sunday once again lambasted US professional football players who insult or disrespect the flag and the national anthem as a sign of protest, stating that they should be fired or suspended.
2017-09-25
Category: International, United States,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights,Sports
Merkel wins fourth term, AfD makes gains: Exit poll
Berlin, Sep 25 (IANS) The Christian Democratic Union (CDU) led by German sitting Chancellor Angela Merkel on Sunday defended its dominant role in the Germany's federal elections with 32.5 per cent of the vote, according to the preliminary exit poll.
2017-09-25
Category: International, Germany,Politics
Military plane crashes in Italy air show
Rome, Sep 25 (IANS) A military plane of the Italian Air Force crashed while taking part in an air show in central Italy on Sunday, killing the pilot on board.
2017-09-25
Category: International, Italy,Defence/Security,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Huge unemployment due to lack of skilling mission after Independence: Minister
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) The problem of unemployment would not have acquired such proportions if India had initiated the skilling mission for its youth soon after Independence, Union Rural Development Minister Narendra Singh Tomar said here on Sunday.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Rahul thanks Sushma for acknowledging Congress' contribution
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Sunday thanked External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj for acknowledging the Congress governments' contributions in nation building while his party said she gave Prime Minister Narendra Modi "a lesson in history" and should give him tutorials.
2017-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Seven dead in blast at illegal cracker unit in Jharkhand
Ranchi, Sep 24 (IANS) At least seven people died and 10 others were injured in a blast at an illegal cracker unit being operated in a house in Jharkhand's East Singhbhum district on Sunday evening, police said.
2017-09-24
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
I'm not making Mahabharata: Rajamouli
Hyderabad, Sep 24 (IANS) Filmmaker S.S. Rajamouli denied reports that after breaking records with "Baahubali" franchise, he is making another big budget film based on the Mahabharata, saying that he is not working on anything and enjoying his break.
2017-09-24
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Patel replaces Jadeja for last two ODIs vs Australia
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Sunday included Axar Patel in place of fellow left-arm spinner Ravindra Jadeja in the 15-man national squad for the last two One-Day Internationals (ODI) against Australia.
2017-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
India beat Australia to win ODI series (Intro Roundup)
Indore, Sep 24 (IANS) India rode on a strong batting performance to defeat Australia by five wickets in the third One-Day International (ODI) and clinch the five-match series at the Holkar Stadium here on Sunday.
2017-09-24
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,Sports,Cricket
Media should avoid sensationalism, maintain credibility: Naidu
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Stressing the importance of credibility in journalism, Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday said that the media has to avoid sensationalism.
2017-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Media,Politics
Mamata congratulates Indian team for series win
Kolkata, Sep 24 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday congratulated the Indian cricket team for beating Australia by five wickets to seal the fIve-match ODI series 3-0.
2017-09-24
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket,Politics
Yusuf, Piyush recall World Twenty20 triumph on 10th anniversary
Kolkata, Sep 24 (IANS) India cricketers Yusuf Pathan and Piyush Chawla on Sunday recalled their fond memories of 2007 World Twenty20 triumph on the 10th anniversary of the historic day here.
2017-09-24
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
Kenya's Kipchoge wins Berlin Marathon, falls short of world record
Berlin, Sep 24 (IANS) Kenyan long-distance runner Eliud Kipchoge won the Berlin Marathon on Sunday, but failed to break the world record.
2017-09-24
Category: International, Germany,Sports,Athletics
Kohli equals Dhoni's record winning run
Indore, Sep 24 (IANS) India skipper Virat Kohli equalled his previous incumbent Mahendra Singh Dhoni's run of nine consecutive wins after the series clinching five-wicket win over Australia in the third One-Day International (ODI) here on Sunday.
2017-09-24
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,Sports,Cricket
Haryana overwhelm Delhi in PKL
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Dabang Delhi suffered a third successive defeat following a 24-42 mauling against Haryana Steelers in a Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) clash here on Sunday.
2017-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Ajay Thakur inspires Tamil Thalaivas to stun Bengal
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Ajay Thakur scored two points in the dying seconds as Tamil Thalaivas scored a sensational 33-32 victory over Bengal Warriors in a Zone B Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) match here on Sunday.
2017-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Our bowlers forced Australia to be 35-40 runs short, says Kohli
Indore, Sep 24 (IANS) India skipper Virat Kohli felt that his bowlers delivered at the cruch time towards the late overs of Australian innings to give them a crucial advantage as the hosts won the third One-Day International (ODI) by five wickets here on Sunday.
2017-09-24
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,Sports,Cricket
Modi should have spoken on BHU violence, other problems of common man: Congress
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Terming Prime Minister Narendra Modi's radio address 'Mann Ki Baat' a "one-sided exercise", the Congress on Sunday said he should have spoken on police baton-charge on BHU girl students and journalists and police misbehaviour with protesters.
2017-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
India beat Australia to win ODI series (Roundup)
Indore, Sep 24 (IANS) India rode on a strong batting performance to defeat Australia by five wickets in the third One-Day International (ODI) and clinch the five-match series at the Holkar Stadium here on Sunday.
2017-09-24
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,Sports,Cricket
Kohli hails 'star' all-rounder Pandya after series win over Australia
Indore, Sep 24 (IANS) Captain Virat Kohli praised Hardik Pandya, describing the Baroda all-rounder as a "star" as he helped India defeat Australia by five wickets to take an unassailable 3-0 lead in the five-match One-Day International (ODI) cricket series here on Sunday.
2017-09-24
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,Sports,Cricket
Throw intolerant BJP out of power: AAP on BHU violence
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Delhi's ruling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Sunday condemned the midnight police baton charge on girl students of Banaras Hindu University (BHU), which is in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's constituency.
2017-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Education
Tax raids on CCD find Rs 650 cr concealed income
Bengaluru, Sep 24 (IANS) The Income Tax Department raids on Cafe Coffee Day (CCD) retail chain since Thursday found Rs 650 crore concealed income from the documents seized, said an official on Sunday.
2017-09-24
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Business/Economy,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Economic slowdown to dominate BJP meet on Monday (Roundup)
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) The slowdown in economic growth, the lack of jobs, a stimulus package to kickstart the economy and the next round of assembly polls are expected to dominate the BJP National Executive meeting here on Monday which will be addressed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and party President Amit Shah with the political and economic resolutions to be its highlights.
2017-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Hardik was fabulous, says Smith
Indore, Sep 24 (IANS) Australia skipper Steven Smith heaped praise on Hardik Pandya for his brilliant knock in the third One-Day International (ODI) which helped India to a five-wicket win and an unassailable 3-0 lead in the five-match series.
2017-09-24
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,Sports,Cricket
Kejriwal lays foundation stone of sewage line project to save Yamuna
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) With an aim to save the Yamuna river from further pollution and provide relief to residents of Burari area in north Delhi, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday laid the foundation stone of a Rs 44-crore sewage line project.
2017-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Environment/Wildlife
Tension continues at BHU, campus shut till Oct 2
Varanasi, Sep 24 (IANS) Tension prevailed at the Banaras Hindu University (BHU) campus here on Sunday after an agitation by woman students, protesting molestation of a student, turned violent late on Saturday when police used force to disperse the protesters.
2017-09-24
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Education
Five injured as under-construction bridge collapses in Odisha
Bhubaneswar, Sep 24 (IANS) At least five persons were injured when an under-construction bridge over Jira river in Odisha's Bargarh district collapsed on Sunday, officials said.
2017-09-24
Category: India, Orissa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Bodies of newborns found in garbage mound in MP
Sagar (Madhya Pradesh), Sep 24 (IANS) Bodies of three newborns were found stuffed in a bag thrown in a garbage dump in this Madhya Pradesh district on Sunday, police said.
2017-09-24
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Health/Medicine
India vs Australia 3rd ODI scoreboard
Indore, Sep 24 (IANS) Following is the scoreboard of the third One-Day International (ODI) between India and Australia played at the Holkar Stadium here on Sunday.
2017-09-24
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,Sports,Cricket
India beat Australia to win ODI series
Indore, Sep 24 (IANS) India rode on a strong batting performance to defeat Australia by five wickets in the third One-Day International (ODI) and clinch the five-match series at the Holkar Stadium here on Sunday.
2017-09-24
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,Sports,Cricket
95 mobile companies have set up plants in India: IT Minister
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Information Technology (IT) Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Sunday said 95 mobile manufacturing companies have set up their plants in the country.
2017-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
India beat Australia to win series
Indore, Sep 24 (IANS) India rode on a strong batting performance to defeat Australia by five wickets in their third One-Day International (ODI) at the Holkar Stadium here on Sunday.
2017-09-24
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,Sports,Cricket
District-level panels to be formed to check road accidents
Hyderabad, Sep 24 (IANS) Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari on Saturday said district-level committees will be constituted to check road accidents.
2017-09-24
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Business/Economy
Bengal governor greets people ahead of Durga Puja festivity
Kolkata, Sep 24 (IANS) West Bengal Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi on Sunday greeted the people of the state ahead of Durga Puja festivity and wished that people of all communities would "wholeheartedly participate" in the celebrations.
2017-09-24
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics,Religion
Need to solve Delhi's garbage crisis: Hardeep Puri
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Raising concern over Delhi's garbage crisis and oversaturated landfill sites, Union Housing Minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Sunday announced "Neighborhood Action Plan" that aims to fixing the garbage prior to it being sent to the dumping grounds.
2017-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
Dawood wife's India visit is intelligence failure: Congress
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) The Congress on Sunday slammed the Narendra Modi government over the visit of absconding don Dawood Ibrahim's wife to Mumbai last year, terming it a "failure of intelligence" and a "serious threat to national security".
2017-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Jaitley annoyed as man asks for Hindi translation of 'bullet train'
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley was visibly annoyed on Sunday when a man interrupted him during an event here and sought to know the Hindi equivalent of 'bullet train.
2017-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy,Human Interest/Society
Midfielder Marcos Llorente says Real Madrid is the club of his life
Madrid, Sep 24 (IANS) Real Madrid midfielder Marcos Llorente on Sunday said he was pleased to extend his contract with what he described as the football club of his life.
2017-09-24
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Newborn dies in Delhi hospital, CM orders action plan in week's time
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) In wake of the death of a newborn refused admission into four government hospitals, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday ordered Health Minister Satyendar Jain to submit an action plan by month-end to ensure that family of patients in critical condition do not have to run around for life support.
2017-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Health/Medicine
Exports of petrol, diesel cars can continue, hints Gadkari
Hyderabad, Sep 24 (IANS) Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari on Saturday hinted that automobile industry could continue exports of petrol and diesel cars even as government will go ahead with its plan to transition India to all-electric mobility by 2030.
2017-09-24
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
UP, Ranchi advance at junior cricket meet
Dubai, Sep 24 (IANS) Ranchi Boosters pulled off a stunning five-wicket win over favourites UP Heroes to send the coaches of the other three teams in group C scrambling for their calculators in the Indian Junior Players League Talent Hunt here at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium on Sunday.
2017-09-24
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
BJP workers' morale high, party expanding fast: Party leader
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) The BJP workers' morale was quite high after party President Amit Shahs nationwide tours and meetings and given the fact that 18 states have governments of the party that was expanding fast, party General Secretary Bhupender Yadav said on Sunday.
2017-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Gaurav Gill wins Round 3 of Indian National Rally Championship
Jaipur, Sep 24 (IANS) Two-time APRC champion Gaurav Gill asserted his supremacy in the MRF FMSCI Indian National Rally Championship 2017, comfortably winning four out of the six special stages to claim Round 3 here on a blistering Sunday.
2017-09-24
Category: India, Rajasthan,Sports,Motorsports
East Bengal win record 8th consecutive CFL title
Siliguri (West Bengal), Sep 24 (IANS) East Bengal registered a record-extending eighth consecutive Calcutta Football League (CFL) title by holding Mohun Bagan to a 2-2 draw in a thrilling match at the Kanchenjunga Stadium here on Sunday.
2017-09-24
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
Heraeus Photovoltaics opens Delhi office to serve India market
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) German renewable energy technology solutions provider Heraeus Photovoltaics on Sunday announced it has opened an India office here and will bring in dedicated staff at its Engineering and Technology Centre in Singapore to help focus on the Indian solar cells market.
2017-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
Experience India's fragrant diversity by travelling within country: Modi (Roundup)
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday urged people to "feel the fragrance of India's diversity" by travelling within the country and said making efforts to learn culture, attire and eating habits of different states.
2017-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Marquez earns his 5th victory in 2017 at Aragon Grand Prix
Alcañiz (Spain), Sep 24 (IANS) Spanish Repsol Honda rider Marc Marquez on Sunday clinched his fifth victory this season at the Aragon motorcycle Grand Prix.
2017-09-24
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Motorsports
Three Pakistani 'fidayeen' killed in J&K gunfight
Srinagar, Sep 24 (IANS) A major terror attack was averted after three Pakistani 'fidayeen' were shot dead in a gunfight in a forested area near the border town of Uri in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district, police said.
2017-09-24
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Kashmir,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Three Maoists killed in Jharkhand
Ranchi, Sep 24 (IANS) Three Maoist guerrillas were killed in a gun battle with security forces in Jharkhand's Simdega district on Sunday, police said.
2017-09-24
Category: India, Bihar,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Modi should have spoken on lathicharge at BHU: Congress
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Terming Prime Minister Narendra Modi's radio address 'Mann Ki Baat' a "one-sided exercise", the Congress on Sunday said he should have spoken on police lathicharge on BHU girl students and journalists and police misbehaviour with protestors.
2017-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy,Education
Wozniacki wins Tokyo Open title, her first trophy in 2017
Tokyo, Sep 24 (IANS) Danish tennis player Caroline Wozniacki claimed her first trophy of 2017 beating Russian Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova in the Tokyo Open final on Sunday.
2017-09-24
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Tennis
Nida Mahmood to add quirk to wedding solutions company
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) After creating a niche for herself in fashion, designer Nida Mahmood, known for her use of vibrant colours and quirky prints, is now lending her expertise to a wedding solutions company.
2017-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Sampdoria stun AC Milan in Serie A
Genoa (Italy), Sep 24 (IANS) Two second-half goals helped Sampdoria stun AC Milan 2-0 in the Italian Serie A football league's sixth round on Sunday.
2017-09-24
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Football
Vizag Port terminal expansion work to finish soon: Essar
Visakhapatnam, Sep 24 (IANS) Ruia brothers-led Essar Ports on Sunday announced that its Rs 830 crore-worth expansion works to upgrade the iron ore handling capacity of the Vishakapatnam harbour terminal are nearing completion.
2017-09-24
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Business/Economy
Chile announces 21-man squad for FIFA U-17 World Cup
Santiago, Sep 24 (IANS) Chile announced their 21-member squad to participate in the FIFA U-17 World Cup scheduled to start from October 6.
2017-09-24
Category: International, Iraq,Sports,Football,FIFA U-17 World Cup
Orthodox Church supremo besiged in church by opposing faction for hours
Kochi, Sep 24 (IANS) The Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church of India's supreme head Baselios Marthoma Paulose II was on Sunday besieged in the St Mary's Varikolly Church near hereby members of the opposing Jacobite faction for several hours and could only leave it in the evening, police said.
2017-09-24
Category: India, Kerala,National,Religion
Woman's body found stuffed in suitcase
Kolkata, Sep 24 (IANS) The body of an unidentified woman was found stuffed in a suitcase lying by the side of National Highway 6 in West Bengal's Howrah district on Sunday, police said.
2017-09-24
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Modi to lay stone of AIIMS in Himachal on October 3
Shimla, Sep 24 (IANS) In the run-up to the Himachal Pradesh assembly elections, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lay the foundation stone of an AIIMS in Bilaspur town on October 3, Union Health Minister J.P. Nadda said on Sunday.
2017-09-24
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Politics,Health/Medicine
Assamese film icon Abdul Majid dead at 86
Guwahati, Sep 24 (IANS) Abdul Majid, an icon of the Assamese film industry, died on Sunday morning, a hospital official said. He was 86.
2017-09-24
Category: India, Assam,Cinema/Showbiz,Art/Culture/Books
Indian naval ship to deliver aid for Rohingyas in Bangladesh
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) India will on Monday dispatch around 900 tonnes of relief material for Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh which is being loaded on to Indian Naval Ship Gharial at Kakinada port in Andhra Pradesh.
2017-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights,Diplomacy
Will make data bank of artisans, provide training: Naqvi
Puducherry, Sep 24 (IANS) The central government is preparing a data bank of artisans and will also provide them with relevant training to facilitate their access to national and international markets, Union Minority Affairs Ministry Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said here on Sunday.
2017-09-24
Category: India, Pondicherry,National,Politics,Art/Culture/Books,Business/Economy
3 terrorists killed in Pakistan
Islamabad, Sep 24 (IANS) Security forces killed three terrorists on Sunday in a clash in northwest Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province, the Pakistan Army said.
2017-09-24
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Israel slams Iran missile test as 'provocation'
Jerusalem, Sep 24 (IANS) Israel denounced Iran's testing of a medium-range missile as a "provocation" to the US and its allies, Israeli Army Radio reported on Sunday.
2017-09-24
Category: International, Israel,Politics,Technology,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
470,000 Rohingyas in need of shelter in Bangladesh: UN
Dhaka, Sep 24 (IANS) At least 470,000 Rohingyas are in need of shelter in refugee camps in Bangladesh, the UN office in the south Asian country said on Sunday.
2017-09-24
Category: International, Bangladesh,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Immigration/Law/Rights,Defence/Security
Winning starts for Anand, Harika at Isle of Man chess meet
Isle of Man (UK), Sep 24 (IANS) Five-time World Champion Viswanathan Anand defeated International Master Marc Esserman of the US in the first round of the Isle of Man International Chess Tournament here.
2017-09-24
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
US warns citizens of unrest in Iraq during Kurdish referendum
Erbil (Iraq), Sep 24 (IANS) The US on Sunday warned its citizens resident in Iraq about possible unrest in the Arab country resulting from an independence referendum scheduled to take place in the autonomous region of Iraqi Kurdistan.
2017-09-24
Category: International, Iraq,Politics,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Mithoon to create anthem for third edition of Guestlist4Good
Mumbai, Sep 24 (IANS) Singer Mithoon has been roped in to create the anthem for the third edition of Guestlist4Good, an entertainment-for-good social enterprise.
2017-09-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Leagues unleashing India's sports potential, says Abhishek Bachchan
Hyderabad, Sep 24 (IANS) Indian leagues of various sports are unleashing the country's sports potential and will make the field a huge employer in the future, Bollywood actor and sports entrepreneur Abhishek Bachchan has said.
2017-09-24
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Sports,Other Sports,Cinema/Showbiz
Four more districts declared open defecation-free
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Four more districts were on Sunday declared open defecation free (ODF) after eight days of "Swacchata Hi Seva" campaign, taking the number of total ODF districts in the country to 201.
2017-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Finch's ton drives Australia to 293/6 in 3rd ODI
Indore, Sep 24 (IANS) Opening batsman Aaron Finch's 124 powered Australia to 293 for six in 50 overs against India in their third One-Day International (ODI) cricket match at the Holkar Stadium here on Sunday.
2017-09-24
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,Sports,Cricket
Mild quake hits Chamba in Himachal
Shimla, Sep 24 (IANS) A mild quake was recorded on Sunday in Himachal Pradesh's Chamba region, which witnessed tremors for three consecutive days in May, an official said.
2017-09-24
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
U-17 World Cup: Earthquake-ravaged Mexico to arrive in Kolkata on October 4
Kolkata, Sep 24 (IANS) Braving aftershocks of two more earthquakes that rocked southern Mexico, further rattling a country still coming to terms with the devastation from stronger temblors earlier this month, the football team scheduled to take part in the FIFA U-17 World Cup here will arrive in Kolkata on October 4.
2017-09-24
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football,FIFA U-17 World Cup
Nikkhil Advani conducts recce at Rashtrapati Bhavan complex
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Filmmaker Nikkhil Advani on Sunday posed in the Rashtrapati Bhavan complex, which he visited to conduct a recce for his new film.
2017-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Finch's ton drives Australia to 293/6 in 3rd ODI
Indore, Sep 24 (IANS) Opening batsman Aaron Finch's 124 powered Australia to 293 for six in 50 overs against India in their third One-Day International (ODI) cricket match at the Holkar Stadium here on Sunday.
2017-09-24
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,Sports,Cricket
BJP National Executive meet begins in Delhi
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) The two-day BJP National Executive meet began on Sunday, with party chief Amit Shah inaugurating a meeting of party office-bearers at the NDMC Convention Centre here.
2017-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy
After rains, mercury plummets sharply in Himachal
Shimla, Sep 24 (IANS) After two days of widespread and largely heavy rains in Himachal Pradesh, tourist spots on Sunday saw the maximum temperatures plummeting by five to six degrees, the weather bureau said. The weather will largely remain dry this week.
2017-09-24
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
Modi asks Indians to see more of India, promote tourism
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday asked people to promote tourism spots in their states and also to visit the numerous tourist sites within the country instead of getting attracted by "superficial glitter" abroad.
2017-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Rider Ito wins 600cc category of Asia Road Racing
Chennai, Sep 24 (IANS) Rider Yuki Ito from Japan came up with a mature ride to snatch a fine win in the premier SuperSports 600cc class as the fifth round of the Asia Road Racing Championship, hosted by the Madras Motor Sports Club, concluded at the MMRT track here on Sunday.
2017-09-24
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Motorsports
Young shuttler dies during practice at SAI complex
Kolkata, Sep 24 (IANS) An 18-year-old shuttler collapsed and died while practising at the Sports Authority of India (SAI) complex here, officials said on Sunday.
2017-09-24
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Badminton
Extend GST return deadline by 2 months to resolve issues: CII
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Industry chamber CII on Sunday said that in view of certain pending issues, the deadline for filing Goods and Services Tax (GST) returns should be further extended by up to a couple of months.
2017-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Maleeha goofs up, labels Gaza photo as Kashmir's
United Nations, Sep 24 (IANS) In an attempt to take on India at the UN General Assembly, Pakistan's Permanent Representative Maleeha Lodhi goofed up while displaying a picture taken from Gaza and labelled it as the "face of Indian democracy".
2017-09-24
Category: International, United States,Media,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Diplomacy
Indian fashion industry must work on distribution networks: Suneet Varma
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Fashion designer Suneet Varma, a veteran with experience of almost three decades, says Indians need to work on building better distribution networks and an improved retail environment.
2017-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Anurag Kashyap speaks up for 'Newton'
Mumbai, Sep 24 (IANS) Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap on Sunday spoke out in defence of "Newton" -- India's official entry for Oscars' foreign language film category -- amidst claims that the movie is inspired by a 2001 Iranian movie titled "Secret Ballot".
2017-09-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Promote tourist spots online: Modi
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday asked people to visit the seven best tourist destinations in their state and promote them by posting pictures from there with hashtag 'Incredible India' on social networking sites.
2017-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Fresh violence in Darjeeling hills, car torched
Darjeeling, Sep 24 (IANS) Incidents of fresh violence rocked West Bengal's Darjeeling hills on Sunday as a vehicle on way to Lebong area in the district was set ablaze allegedly by Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) activists, police said.
2017-09-24
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
India hold Iraq at Asian U-16 qualifiers
Kathmandu, Sep 24 (IANS) India held defending champions Iraq to a goalless draw in a Group D encounter of the AFC U-16 Championship 2018 Qualifiers at the Halchowk Stadium here on Sunday.
2017-09-24
Category: International, Nepal,Sports,Football
Congress attacks Vijayan for not appointing a new Vigilance chief
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 24 (IANS) Kerala's Leader of Opposition Ramesh Chennithala on Sunday hit out at Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan for not appointing a full time chief of the Vigilance Department, alleging this omission was intended to scuttle a few cases before it.
2017-09-24
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Sharjah Ruler arrives in Kerala
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 24 (IANS) Sultan bin Muhammad Al-Qasimi, the Ruler of Sharjah, arrived here on Sunday on a four-day visit.
2017-09-24
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics,Diplomacy
Bringing 40 artistes together was tough for 'Swan Lake' director
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Anatoily Azatisky, director of the Russian ballet "Swan Lake" -- staged here -- says bringing together 40 artistes for the performance in India was not an easy task, especially due to a language barrier.
2017-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Art/Culture/Books
People assume I'm angry by nature, says Richa Chadha
Mumbai, Sep 24 (IANS) Actress Richa Chadha wonders why people assume she is angry by nature, and says she is only a straight-forward person who speaks her mind.
2017-09-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Apple's new devices cannot run superfast wireless networks
San Francisco, Sep 24 (IANS) Apple's newly-launched devices -- iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X -- do not have the requisite supporting apparatus that enables Android smartphones to use superfast wireless network technology being developed by internet service providers.
2017-09-24
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Business/Economy
Lt. Swati, Nidhi have evoked new inspiration: Modi
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said Lt. Nidhi Dubey and Lt. Swati Mahadik were two "extraordinary brave" women officers who evoked a new inspiration among millions of our countrymen.
2017-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Axelsen, Marin claim singles titles at Japan Open
Tokyo, Sep 24 (IANS) Denmark's reigning world champion Viktor Axelsen and 2016 Olympic champion Carolina Marin of Spain clinched the men's and women's singles titles respectively at the $325,000 Japan Open Superseries badminton championships here on Sunday.
2017-09-24
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Badminton
Giriraj Singh questions Durga idol immersion order
Patna, Sep 24 (IANS) Union Minister Giriraj Singh on Sunday questioned the Bihar government's order to immerse Durga idols by September 30, saying Hindus cannot be pressurised to change rituals in the name of administrative measures.
2017-09-24
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics,Religion
Uber could make concessions to save London business
London, Sep 24 (IANS) Ride-hailing app Uber was prepared to make concessions over safety as it urged Transport for London (TfL) to reverse its decision not to renew the company's licence, the media reported.
2017-09-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Immigration/Law/Rights,Technology,Business/Economy
Seann William Scott didn't plan career in comedy
Los Angeles, Sep 24 (IANS) Actor Seann William Scott has starred in all six instalments of the hit franchise "American Pie", but comedy was not the genre he was looking for.
2017-09-24
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Whatever good is happening with 'Newton' is my mom's blessings: Rajkummar
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Actor Rajkummar Rao lost his mother while he was in the midst of shooting "Newton", a political black comedy which has been locked as India's official entry for the foreign language film category at Oscars. He says the blessings of his "guiding star" are taking him places.
2017-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Young shuttler dies during practice at SAI complex
Kolkata, Sep 24 (IANS) An 18-year-old shuttler collapsed and died while practicing at the Sports Authority of India (SAI) complex here, officials said on Sunday.
2017-09-24
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Badminton
Multi-gene test found effective in predicting Alzheimer's disease
San Francisco, Sep 24 (IANS) In a new test, a research team has found that combining the effects of over two dozen genetic variants help in predicting which cognitively normal older adults will go on to develop Alzheimer's dementia.
2017-09-24
Category: International, Costa Rica,Science/Tech,Health/Medicine
Harika wins first match in Isle of Man chess meet
Isle of Man (UK), Sep 24 (IANS) Indian Grand Master Harika Dronavalli started her campaign with an emphatic win against Englishman Oyama Akito in the first round of the Isle of Man International Chess Tournament here.
2017-09-24
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Celebrate Navratri with enthusiasm: Modi
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday asked the nation to mark the ongoing Navratri festival with enthusiasm.
2017-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Religion
Rahul thanks Sushma for recognizing Congress role in nation building
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Sunday thanked External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj for acknowledging the contribution of Congress governments in nation building.
2017-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Samsung's operating profit may hit $13.6bn in Q4
Seoul, Sep 24 (IANS) Samsung's operating profit is forecast to reach a record 15.5 trillion won ($13.6 billion) in the fourth quarter of 2017, a market researcher said on Sunday.
2017-09-24
Category: International, South Korea,Technology,Business/Economy
Modi praises Srinagar youth for cleaning Wular Lake
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday congratulated Bilal Dar, an 18-year old from Srinagar, for helping to clean Wular Lake in Jammu and Kashmir and called him a source of inspiration for "all of us".
2017-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Environment/Wildlife
Two soldiers injured in Pakistani firing
Jammu, Sep 24 (IANS) Two Indian soldiers were injured on Sunday in Pakistani firing on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district.
2017-09-24
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Defence/Security
Ex-Himalaya MTB champion to try his luck again
Shimla, Sep 24 (IANS) Former Himalaya Mountain Biking (MTB) champion Cory Wallace is among the top bikers set to race again in the state's off-road tracks at the 13th Hero MTB Himalaya this month, event organisers said on Sunday.
2017-09-24
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,Sports,Human Interest/Society
Manipur CM to discuss mysterious death with Adityanath
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Manipur Chief Minister N. Biren Singh will meet Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath to discuss the mysterious death of a Manipuri youth whose body was cremated by Noida police without informing the family.
2017-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Dortmund, Leipzig wrap up wins in German Bundesliga
Berlin, Sep 24 (IANS) Dortmund celebrated a goal festival and crushed Monchengladbach 6-1 while Leipzig returned to winning ways after edging Frankfurt 2-1 at the sixth round in Bundesliga football league.
2017-09-24
Category: International, Germany,Sports,Football
What causes bone loss in elderly
New York, Sep 24 (IANS) Researchers have identified a mechanism that leads to bone loss in older adults, an advance that may help develop therapeutics to treat the age-associated bone loss condition.
2017-09-24
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech,Health/Medicine
Manchester clubs keep rolling, Chelsea keeps pace
London, Sep 24 (IANS) Manchester City and Manchester United maintained their grip on the English Premier League's (EPL) top two spots with wins over Crystal Palace and Southampton respectively.
2017-09-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Nadal, Federer give Europe big lead in Laver Cup
Prague, Sep 24 (IANS) Spain's Rafael Nadal and Switzerland's Roger Federer, arguably the two greatest tennis players of all time, had done just about everything in their sport prior -- except play doubles on the same side of the net.
2017-09-24
Category: International, Czech Republic,Sports,Tennis
Twitter testing Android app that uses less mobile data
San Francisco, Sep 24 (IANS) In a bid to increase its monthly active users (MAU) in the developing markets where internet connectivity is poor, Twitter has started testing an Android app called 'Twitter Lite' that uses less mobile data to work.
2017-09-24
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Business/Economy
Viñales grabs pole position for Aragon motorcycle Grand Prix
Alcañiz (Spain), Sep 24 (IANS) Spanish Yamaha rider Maverick Viñales has snagged pole position for the Aragon motorcycle Grand Prix.
2017-09-24
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Motorsports
Bringing people in theatres more challenging now: Ranjit Tiwari
Mumbai, Sep 24 (IANS) With various avenues of entertainment, filmmakers are going through a positive change of attempting experimental storytelling, says "Lucknow Central" director Ranjit Tiwari, who feels wooing the audience to cinema halls is becoming a bigger challenge.
2017-09-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Somerhalder, Nikki Reed regret 'goofy' remarks on birth control
Los Angeles, Sep 24 (IANS) Actors and new parents Ian Somerhalder and Nikki Reed, who faced backlash over their story about how they decided to start a family, have apologized to anyone who felt offended.
2017-09-24
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Mann Ki Baat made government realise people's sensitivities: Modi
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that his monthly radio programme "Mann Ki Baat" reflects people's minds and expressions.
2017-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Zuckerberg wants to sell 35-75 mn Facebook shares
San Francisco, Sep 24 (IANS) Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has said he wants to sell 35-75 million Facebook shares in the next 18 months to fund the company's work in education, science and advocacy.
2017-09-24
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Business/Economy
Priyanka Chopra had 'best time' hosting Global Citizen Festival
New York, Sep 24 (IANS) Actress Priyanka Chopra hosted the Global Citizen Festival wearing a floral dress and matching boots and shared backstage moments with celebrities like Freida Pinto, Demi Lovato and Lupita Nyong'o.
2017-09-24
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Hollywood
Gandhi gave direction to nation: Modi
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said October is the month of remembering great leaders including Mahatma Gandhi who gave the nation a proper direction towards 20th and 21st centuries.
2017-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Jawbone disorder can worsen migraine
Sao Paulo, Sep 24 (IANS) People suffering from chronic migraine headaches are thrice as likely to suffer from severe jawbone disorder, according to a study.
2017-09-24
Category: International, Brazil,Health/Medicine
Disha Patani may play lead in 'Sangamithra'
Chennai, Sep 24 (IANS) Actress Disha Patani is likely to play the lead in upcoming Tamil historic drama "Sangamithra", according to a source from the film unit.
2017-09-24
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Horror an under-explored genre in Bollywood: Kunaal
Mumbai, Sep 24 (IANS) Actor Kunaal Roy Kapur, whose latest movie "The Final Exit" is a supernatural horror film, says though the Indian audience enjoys watching horror films, the genre has not been explored properly.
2017-09-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Modi to lay stone of AIIMS in Himachal
Shimla, Sep 24 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lay the foundation stone of an AIIMS in Himachal Pradesh's Bilaspur town on October 3, Union Health Minister J.P. Nadda said on Sunday.
2017-09-24
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Neymar-less PSG restrained by Montpellier
Paris, Sep 24 (IANS) Leaders Paris Saint-Germain saw their advantage cut to one point after recording a goalless draw at Montpellier without injured star Neymar while Lyon and Dijon combined for six goals to take one point apiece in Ligue 1 football tournament.
2017-09-24
Category: International, France,Sports,Football
Colin Firth gets Italian citizenship
London, Sep 24 (IANS) British actor Colin Firth has been granted Italian citizen.
2017-09-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Mel Brooks wudn't have made 'Blazing Saddles' in present times
Los Angeles, Sep 24 (IANS) Veteran director Mel Brooks believes Hollywood would not have made the iconic comedy film "Blazing Saddles" in the current "stupidly politically correct" climate.
2017-09-24
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Simultaneous polls impractical, government ended transparency: Former CEC Quraishi (IANS Interview)
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) The idea of holding simultaneous polls to Parliament and the state assemblies -- for which Prime Minister Narendra Modi and others have been strongly pitching -- is good but has very low practicality in the real world, former Chief Election Commissioner S.Y. Quraishi has said.
2017-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Australia win toss, to bat
Indore, Sep 24 (IANS) Australia won the toss and opted to bat against India in the third One-Day International (ODI) at the Holkar Stadium here on Sunday.
2017-09-24
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,Sports,Cricket
AFF Futsal Championship in Ho Chi Minh City
Ho Chi Minh City, Sep 24 (IANS) The AFF (ASEAN Football Federation) Futsal Championship 2017 will be held here from October 26 to November 3.
2017-09-24
Category: International, Viet Nam,Sports,Football
Barcelona make it 6 from 6, Ceballos scores 2 for Real
Madrid, Sep 24 (IANS) FC Barcelona rode their luck before eventually running out comfortable 3-0 winners in the Catalan derby against Girona to maintain their 100 percent record at the start of the season and go four points clear at the top of the Liga Santander football league.
2017-09-24
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Santos keep alive Brazil Serie A title hopes
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 24 (IANS) Santos kept their Brazilian Serie A football league title hopes alive as Bruno Henrique fired them to a 1-0 win over Atletico Paranaense.
2017-09-24
Category: International, Brazil,Sports,Football
Cop throws back grenade flung by militant
Srinagar, Sep 24 (IANS) An alert Special Police Officer (SPO) on Sunday threw back a grenade hurled by militants from inside a security force vehicle in Jammu and Kashmir's Sopore town, averting casualties to over 15 colleagues.
2017-09-24
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Morocco's Wydad advance to CAF Champions League semis
Rabat (Morocco), Sep 24 (IANS) Morocco's Wydad Casablanca advanced to the CAF Champions League football semifinals defeating Mamelodi Sundowns of South Africa 3-2 on penalties.
2017-09-24
Category: International, Malta,Sports,Football
Wait gets longer for Punjab's 'ministers-in-waiting'
Chandigarh, Sep 24 (IANS) Returning to power after a decade-long political hiatus, the wait for many senior Congress legislators to get a real shot at power through ministerial berths has become longer.
2017-09-24
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
State of economy likely to top agenda at BJP meet
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) The state of economy, including the slowing growth, and the next round of assembly polls will top the agenda of the Bharatiya Janata Party's National Executive meet to be held on Sunday-Monday.
2017-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy
It's all about being traditional at Delhi's oldest Durga Puja
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Kolkata might be the cynosure of Durga Puja celebrations, but not far behind is the national capital, which plays host to more than 350 pandals (marquees). And the Kashmere Gate Durga Puja has been continuing this yearly ritual for the past 108 years, making it Delhi's oldest Puja.
2017-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,National,Religion,Art/Culture/Books,IANS Life
Security tightened ahead of Indore ODI
Indore, Sep 24 (IANS) Adequate security arrangements have been made at the Holkar Stadium here ahead of the third One Day International match between India and Australia on Sunday, a senior police official said.
2017-09-24
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,Sports,Cricket,Defence/Security
Meghan makes first official outing with Prince Harry
Toronto, Sep 24 (IANS) Actress Meghan Markle made her first official outing with Prince Harry here for Invictus Games.
2017-09-24
Category: International, Canada,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Delay in monsoon's retreat postpones sugarcane crushing
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Owing to a sugar shortage in the country, the government had planned to start the crushing of sugarcane ahead of the normal schedule -- before Diwali (October 19) -- but the delay in the monsoon's retreat has put paid to this plan.
2017-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
Bhumi chooses scripts on instinct
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Actress Bhumi Pednekar, who will be seen playing the female lead in the upcoming Abhishek Chaubey directorial "Chambal", based on Chambal decoits, says she goes with her instinct when it comes to choosing scripts.
2017-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz
'Queen' Tamil remake launched
Chennai, Sep 24 (IANS) The Tamil remake of critically acclaimed National Award winning film "Queen", to feature Kajal Aggarwal in the lead, was launched here on Sunday. The film is titled "Paris Paris".
2017-09-24
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Saudi Arabia Vision 2030: Vibrant society, thriving economy, ambitious nation (Comment: Special to IANS)
September 23 marked the 87th anniversary of the National Day of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. This auspicious occasion not just celebrates the historic unification of the Kingdom but also invokes within every Saudi citizen a sense of immense pride in its historical and cultural legacy.
2017-09-24
Category: International, India,Opinion/Commentary
Voting begins for key German federal elections
Berlin, Sep 24 (IANS) Voting began on Sunday for Germany's federal elections, with Chancellor Angela Merkel tipped to retain power even after 12 years in office, the media reported.
2017-09-24
Category: International, Germany,Politics
Chief Gaggan Anand: There is no such thing as a curry
Bengaluru, Sep 24 (IANS) Ranked as Asia's best restaurant for three years in a row for his eponymous "Gaggan" in Bangkok, Kolkata-born Chef Gaggan Anand is all about taking Indian food to the world beyond its stereotyped curry prism. He's on a mission to prove to the world that the concept of curry doesn't exist in Indian cuisine.
2017-09-24
Category: India, Karnataka,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,National,Diaspora,Features,IANS Life
Six children burnt to death in Pakistan
Islamabad, Sep 24 (IANS) Six children were killed when a fire engulfed a house in Pakistan's Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa on Sunday, police said.
2017-09-24
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Crime/Disaster/Accident
15 vulture species facing extinction set to get global protection
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Fifteen species of vultures in 128 countries, including four that are critically endangered in India, may get a fresh lease of life with a 12-year multi-species coordinated action plan to conserve African-Eurasian vultures set to take wing at a UN summit next month, conservationists say.
2017-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Don't see Khadi as cloth but movement: Modi
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday referred to Khadi not as a cloth but a "movement" which should be taken forward as a campaign.
2017-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Lifestyle/Fashion,Politics,Business/Economy,Human Interest/Society
Five civilians injured in J&K blast
Srinagar, Sep 24 (IANS) Five civilians were injured on Sunday in a grenade explosion in Jammu and Kashmir's Sopore town, police said.
2017-09-24
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Kashmir,Terrorism
From newspaper columns to anthologies, the journey of the short story (Literary Musings)
There must be something extraordinary about short stories that they continue to attract vast readership globally. Some argue that the very purpose of their existence is to allow a piece of fiction -- a complete story in itself -- to be read in one sitting. Thus they prove to be a solution for those who are "too busy" to read a full-length novel or need help in keeping themselves occupied during a journey.
2017-09-24
Category: India, New Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,National,Art/Culture/Books,IANS Life
Mann Ki Baat integrates sections of society: Modi
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that his monthly radio programme "Mann Ki Baat" has played an important role in the integration of every section of society and improving the governance by getting nationwide inputs.
2017-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Human Interest/Society
Gold will not glitter this Diwali!
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) With Goods and Services Tax (GST), demonetisation and Anti-Money Laundering (AML) regulations coming into effect, gold will not glitter much this Diwali, feels Somasundaram P.R., Managing Director - India of the World Gold Council (WGC).
2017-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Researchers develop new scale to measure wisdom
New York, Sep 24 (IANS) Researchers from the University of California San Diego School of Medicine have developed a new tool to assess an individual's level of wisdom.
2017-09-24
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
'Indian classical music is for certain class of people'
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Indian classical music generally has a limited audience. Pune's popular vocalist Suhas Vyas feels that it is because classical music is for a certain class of people.
2017-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Art/Culture/Books,Human Interest/Society
A steamy sex spoof which became a successful literary subterfuge (Column: Bookends)
"Murder is a crime. Describing murder is not. Sex is not a crime. Describing sex is," American critic Gershon Legman advised writers but never realised it was sex that raked in both big money and popularity -- as we well know from "Fifty Shades.." or some of Mills and Boon's more explicit titles. And despite how bad or tasteless the sex element is -- as some journalists realised.
2017-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,National,Opinion/Commentary,Art/Culture/Books,IANS Life
Mexico, Canada, US hold third round of NAFTA talks
Ottawa, Sep 24 (IANS) Representatives from Mexico, Canada and the US began the third round of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) talks here.
2017-09-24
Category: International, Canada,Diplomacy,Business/Economy
Economic stimulus to influence equity indices' movement (Market Outlook)
Mumbai, Sep 24 (IANS) Expectations of an economic stimulus package, along with derivatives expiry and movement of foreign funds, are expected to drive equity investors' sentiment next week.
2017-09-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Kerala Women's Commission to approach SC in Hadiya case
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 24 (IANS) The Kerala State Women's Commission on Sunday decided to approach the Supreme Court in the controversial Hadiya case.
2017-09-24
Category: India, Kerala,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion
Six injured in London acid attack
London, Sep 24 (IANS) Six people were injured in a suspected acid attack in London, according to the Metropolitan Police.
2017-09-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Militant killed in J&K gunfight
Srinagar, Sep 24 (IANS) A militant was killed on Sunday in an ongoing gunfight in Jammu and Kashmir's border town of Uri, police said.
2017-09-24
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Kashmir,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Shopping on Amazon? More reviews may speak of lower quality
New York, Sep 24 (IANS) Do you always go for a highly reviewed product while shopping online? If yes, chances of you buying a low-quality item is also high, not less, researchers have warned.
2017-09-24
Category: International, United States,Technology
Cloudy Sunday morning in Delhi
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) It was a cloudy Sunday morning in the national capital with the minimum temperature recorded at 23 degrees Celsius, a notch below the season's average.
2017-09-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
US bombers stage N.Korea show of force
Washington, Sep 24 (IANS) The US military, in a show of force, flew bombers in international airspace over waters east of North Korea, the Pentagon announced.
2017-09-24
Category: International, United States,Politics,Defence/Security
Pakistan invokes Arundhati Roy to attack Sushma Swaraj's UN speech
United Nations, Sep 24 (IANS) Pakistan has invoked acclaimed Indian novelist Arundhati Roy to attack External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj's UN General Assembly speech where she denounced Islamabad as the "world's greatest exporter of havoc, death and inhumanity".
2017-09-24
Category: International, United States,Kashmir,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Art/Culture/Books
Iran's new missile can reach Israel: Trump
Washington, Sep 24 (IANS) US President Donald Trump has warned that the new ballistic missile "successfully" tested by Iran may be able to reach Israel.
2017-09-24
Category: International, United States,Politics
Canadian PM, Melania Trump, Prince Harry inaugurate Invictus Games
Toronto, Sep 24 (IANS) Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau along with US First Lady Melania Trump and UK's Prince Harry inaugurated the Invictus Games for military veterans with disabilities or injuries here.
2017-09-24
Category: International, Canada,Politics,Sports,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Witherspoon was not 'grown up' when she married Phillippe
Los Angeles, Sep 24 (IANS) Actress Reese Witherspoon says she was "not a grown up" when she married actor Ryan Phillippe.
2017-09-24
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
New Mexico tremor kills 4, halts rescue operations
Mexico City, Sep 24 (IANS) Four persons died as a result of a magnitude-6.1 aftershock that caused alarm in Mexico on Saturday, four days after a magnitude-7.1 earthquake left at least 305 dead.
2017-09-24
Category: International, Mexico,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Trump warns Iran's new missile can reach Israel
Washington, Sep 24 (IANS) US President Donald Trump has warned the new missile successfully tested by Iran on Friday may be able to reach Israel.
2017-09-24
Category: International, United States,Diplomacy
Toll in Mexico earthquake rises to 305
Mexico City, Sep 24 (IANS) The toll from the devastating September 19 earthquake in Mexico has risen to 305, national Civil Protection Coordinator Luis Felipe Puente has said.
2017-09-24
Category: International, Mexico,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Tyga dating Kim Kardashian look alike
A source confirmed people.com that the 27-year-old rapper is embarking on a new relationship with Kim Kardashian look-alike Kamilla Osman.
2017-09-24
Category: India, New Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Trump faces pressure over NFL player comments
Washington, Sep 24 (IANS) US President Donald Trump is facing growing condemnation from the sports world after his criticism of players.
2017-09-24
Category: International, United States,Politics
Margot Robbie wants fiery end to Harley Quinn
Los Angeles, Sep 24 (IANS) Actress Margot Robbie wants to see the relationship between her character Harley Quinn and actor Jared Leto's Joker "end in flames".
2017-09-24
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
US bombers fly close to North Korea's coast
Washington, Sep 24 (IANS) The US flew bombers near North Korea's coast on Saturday, an action the Defense Department said was meant to send a clear message to Pyongyang about the country's military options.
2017-09-24
Category: International, United States,Diplomacy
Liam Payne, Cheryl are 'basically' married
London, Sep 24 (IANS) One Direction star Liam Payne says he and singer Cheryl are "basically at that stage" where they can be considered husband and wife.
2017-09-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Six injured in London acid attack
London, Sep 24 (IANS) The London Metropolitan Police said an acid attack has taken place on Saturday evening in eastern London, injuring at least six people.
2017-09-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Adriana Lima is obsessed with mascara
Los Angeles, Sep 24 (IANS) Model Adriana Lima spends her days off applying mascara "over and over and over" and loves watching it trickle down her face in the shower.
2017-09-24
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Sushma acknowledges previous governments' development efforts
United Nations, Sep 24 (IANS) In a display of unity on the world stage, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has paid a compliment to previous governments, including the Congress party, by acknowledging their efforts to build India.
2017-09-24
Category: International, United States,Politics,Diplomacy
Kevin Hart's wife 'fully cooperating' in extortion scandal case
Los Angeles, Sep 24 (IANS) Actor-comedian Kevin Hart's wife Eniko Parrish is "fully cooperating with the law enforcement investigation" on his extortion scandal.
2017-09-24
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Sushma covers range of issues from development, UN reform to terrorism, climate change
United Nations, Sep 24 (IANS) Highlights of External Affairs Minister Swaraj's address to the United Nations on Saturday:
2017-09-24
Category: International, United States,Politics,Diplomacy
US welcomes Russian visitors: Ambassador
Moscow, Sep 24 (IANS) The US is not cancelling visa programmes for Russians, instead it wants as many Russians as possible to visit the country, US Ambassador to Russia John Tefft has said.
2017-09-24
Category: International, Russian Federation,Diplomacy
Man kills two daughters for 'honour' in Pakistan
Islamabad, Sep 23 (IANS) Two young women were killed by their father "in the name of honour" in Pakistan's Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province, police said on Saturday.
2017-09-23
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Crime/Disaster/Accident
FIFA punishes Iran's Taremi, Persepolis club over contract row
Tehran, Sep 23 (IANS) Mehdi Taremi, the striker of Iran's Persepolis club and Iran's national football team, will stay out of action for four months after FIFA found him guilty of breaching his contract, local media reported on Saturday.
2017-09-23
Category: International, Turkey,Sports,Football
President Kovind performs Ganga puja at Haridwar
Dehradun, Sep 23 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday visited 'Har Ki Paudi' on the banks of the Ganga river in Haridwar in Uttarakhand and performed puja along with his family members.
2017-09-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
5.8-magnitude tremor strikes Mexico
Mexico City, Sep 23 (IANS) A 5.8-magnitude earthquake struck the south of Mexico on Saturday, where officials were working to assess the scale of the damage, the Mexican seismic alert system reported.
2017-09-23
Category: International, Mexico,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Shiv Sena agitates against fuel price hike, inflation
Mumbai, Sep 23 (IANS) The Shiv Sena, which is an alliance partner in both the BJP-led Central and Maharashtra governments, on Satuday launched agitations against the runway fuel price hike and inflation by carrying empty gas cylinders and organising mock funerals of the BJP.
2017-09-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Victoria Memorial leads Tripadvisor's top Indian museums list
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Located in the heart of Kolkata, the Victoria Memorial has long stood as a symbol of British Raj in India and the tourist hotspot has now topped the list for the Indian winners of Tripadvisors Travellers' Choice awards for Museums.
2017-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books,Human Interest/Society
Culture Minister inaugurates art exhibition
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) "Feels", a solo art exhibition featuring the works of lawyer Radhika Gupta was inaugurated by Mahesh Sharma, Minister of Culture, Environment, Forest and Climate Change on Friday evening in the Capital. The exhibition is open for public display till Sunday.
2017-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books
Election Commission to review poll preparedness in Himachal
Shimla, Sep 23 (IANS) In the run up to the Himachal Pradesh assembly elections, Chief Election Commissioner A.K. Jyoti will be here along with his team for two days from Sunday to review the poll preparedness.
2017-09-23
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Politics
Dalit couple, girl killed in Bihar
Patna, Sep 23 (IANS) A Dalit couple was bludgeoned to death and a Dalit girl was murdered in separate incidents in Bihar, triggering angry protests, police said on Saturday.
2017-09-23
Category: India, Bihar,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Pradhan for petrol, diesel pricing under GST regime
Gandhinagar, Sep 23 (IANS) Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Saturday batted for including petroleum products under the Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime "in people's interest", even as he insisted petrol and diesel prices had started plummeting over few days.
2017-09-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Activist claims mafia death threats to withdraw cases against ex-BJP minister
Mumbai, Sep 23 (IANS) Activist and ex-Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Anjali Damania on Saturday claimed to have received death threats in a call made from a landline number in Karachi.
2017-09-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Congress says Modi inaugurated projects begun by UPA
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) The Congress party on Saturday slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi for claiming that he inaugurates projects for which he has laid the foundation stone, saying that this is "not possible in a democracy" and listed several major projects begun by the UPA which Modi inaugurated.
2017-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Economy facing transitional challenges: Arvind Subramanian
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Arvind Subramanian, whose term as Chief Economic Advisor (CEA) has been extended by a year, on Saturday said the economy was going through some "transitional issues" and the government was working towards reviving growth.
2017-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
BJP government in UP has no vision, no development agenda: Akhilesh
Lucknow, Sep 23 (IANS) Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Akhilesh Yadav on Saturday hit out at the Yogi Adityanath-led BJP government in Uttar Pradesh, saying it not only lacks vision, but also has no agenda for development for the state.
2017-09-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Pepsico India to counter malicious campaign on popular snack food
Chennai, Sep 23 (IANS) Pepsico India Holdings Private Ltd is taking measures to assure consumers about the safety of Kurkure, in the wake of malicious rumours that the popular snack food contains plastic, said a senior company official.
2017-09-23
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Lifestyle/Fashion,Business/Economy
India face formidable Iraq in AFC U-16 qualifiers
Kathmandu, Sep 23 (IANS) Having recovered from a disappointing draw against Nepal in their last match, India are expected to face an uphill task when they take on defending champions Iraq in a Group D encounter of the AFC U-16 Championship 2018 Qualifiers at the Halchowk Stadium here on Sunday.
2017-09-23
Category: International, Nepal,Sports,Football
Senior journalist, mother murdered in Mohali house
Chandigarh, Sep 23 (IANS) Senior journalist K.J. Singh and his aged mother were found dead in their residence in Mohali town in Punjab, adjoining Chandigarh, on Saturday, police said.
2017-09-23
Category: India, Punjab,National,Media,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Neanderthal children grew just like modern kids: Study
London, Sep 23 (IANS) Modern humans and Neanderthals emerged from a common recent ancestor and the first fossil analysis of a Neanderthal boy's skeleton recovered from Spain has revealed that the kid grew just like a modern-day child would.
2017-09-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Science/Tech
Tanira Sethi's love for textiles reflected well in second line
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Designer Tanira Sethi, daughter of Fashion Design Council of India President Sunil Sethi, says that she has always been fascinated with textiles and heritage and her second line is a perfect reflection of her design aesthetics.
2017-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Rahul Gandhi's US takeaways positive, but rejuvenating Congress still a task (Comment: Special to IANS)
Two weeks of a well-orchestrated tour of the US may not be enough to determine whether Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi is a reflective and seriously analytical politician, as his supporters insist, or a privileged nincompoop, as social media so churlishly characterises him.
2017-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Opinion/Commentary,Diaspora
Pakistani film industry extends support to Mahira Khan over trolls
Islamabad, Sep 23 (IANS) Popular Pakistani actors like Ali Zafar, Humaima Malick, Mawra and Urwa Hocane have lent support to actress Mahira Khan, who was trolled over social media over a leaked photograph where she can be seen smoking.
2017-09-23
Category: International, Pakistan,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
It's good Australians are not picking Kuldeep, Chahal: Rahane
Indore, Sep 23 (IANS) India opener Ajinkya Rahane on Saturday praised spin pair Yuzvendra Chahal and Kuldeep Yadav and said it is good that Australian batsmen are not picking them.
2017-09-23
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,Sports,Cricket
'Thugs Of Hindostan' cast asked to wear masks to avoid common cold
Mumbai, Sep 23 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who is currently shooting for "Thugs of Hindostan" alongside superstar Aamir Khan here, says the cast and crew of the upcoming film have been advised to wear masks on the set after a few of them took leave due to common cold.
2017-09-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Health/Medicine
Dominant India aim to seal series in third ODI vs Australia (Preview)
Indore, Sep 23 (IANS) After overpowering Australia in the opening two games, a dominant India will aim to pocket the five-match One Day International (ODI) series when they face the Kangaroos in the third game at the Holkar Stadium here on Sunday.
2017-09-23
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,Sports,Cricket
Russian hackers attempted to access California election system
San Francisco, Sep 23 (IANS) The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) believes that Russian hackers tried to access California's election website before last year's presidential polls, a top official said.
2017-09-23
Category: International, Costa Rica,Politics,Technology,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Ryan School murder: CBI gets custody of three persons
Gurugram, Sep 23 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Saturday got the custody of three persons earlier arrested by the Haryana Police in connection with the murder of a seven-year-old Ryan International School student.
2017-09-23
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Vijay, Prabhudheva have not reunited for 'Devi' sequel
Chennai, Sep 23 (IANS) Filmmaker Vijay and actor Prabhudheva have reunited for a yet-untitled Tamil-Telugu bilingual, but it's not a sequel to their last year's horror hit "Devi", a source said.
2017-09-23
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
A.R.Murugadoss welcomes Abhay Deol in Tamil film industry
Mumbai, Sep 23 (IANS) Filmmaker A.R.Murugadoss has welcomed Abhay Deol to the Tamil film industry. The actor is making his debut with "Idhu Vedhalam Sollum Kadhai".
2017-09-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Southern Cinema
'Chambal' is a fantastic script: Bhumi Pednekar
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Actress Bhumi Pednekar, who is gearing up for her fourth film which revolves around the Chambal dacoits, says it is a "fantastic script".
2017-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Monaco thrash Lille, Nice claw back in Ligue 1
Paris, Sep 23 (IANS) AS Monaco FC showed no mercy against Lille OSC as the Ligue 1 defending champions won 4-0, while OGC Nice had to battle back from two goals down to earn one point against Angers SCO in the top division of French football.
2017-09-23
Category: International, France,Sports,Football
Delhi Lt Governor inaugurates conference on preventable blindness
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Delhi's Lt Governor Anil Baijal on Saturday inaugurated an international conference on preventable blindness here, calling for better adoption of non-invasive technologies for eye care as surgeries have a longer recovery period.
2017-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
'Super Premium' iPhone X begins 'cannibalising' iPhone 8, 8 Plus
San Francisco, Sep 23 (IANS) As the sale of iPhone 8 and 8 Plus began in several countries on Friday, queues outside Apple Stores were shorter than previous years and the growing craze to own "super premium" iPhone X is likely to be the reason, media reported.
2017-09-23
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Business/Economy
I can't wait to teach Nisha so many things: Sunny Leone (IANS interview)
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Sunny Leone and her husband Daniel Weber surprised everyone when they announced that they have adopted a baby girl from Latur. The Indo-Canadian actress says she is enjoying every second of her time with her daughter, and can't wait to show her the entire world and teach her so many things.
2017-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
India A teams depart for Australian Hockey League
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) The India 'A men's and women's teams left on Saturday for the Australian Hockey League (AHL), to begin on September 28 in Perth.
2017-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Hockey
Gippy Grewal happy with growth of Punjabi film industry
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Actor-singer Gippy Grewal, who has dabbled in both Hindi and Punjabi films, says he is happy about the growth of the regional film industries.
2017-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Congress says Modi government 'slept' as Dawood's wife visited Mumbai
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) The Congress on Saturday demanded the Narendra Modi government explain how absconding don Dawood Ibrahims wife Mehjabin Shaikh managed to visit Mumbai last year undetected to meet her father.
2017-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Terrorism,Crime/Disaster/Accident
We all lied about Jaya's health condition: TN Minister
Chennai, Sep 23 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Minister for Forests C. Sreenivasan has sought people's apology for "lying" about the health condition of late Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa when she was admitted in Apollo Hospital.
2017-09-23
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Jessica Alba's husband loves waking up next to her
Los Angeles, Sep 23 (IANS) Film producer Cash Warren, who is expecting his third child with wife Jessica Alba, says he is impressed by the actress beauty and loves waking up next to her.
2017-09-23
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Odhisa CM announces transportation cost for pregnant women
Bhubaneswar, Sep 23 (IANS) The Odisha government said on Saturday it would provide Rs 1,000 as transportation cost to pregnant women from inaccessible areas to facilitate their institutional delivery.
2017-09-23
Category: India, Orissa,National,Health/Medicine
Twitter bots can promote good behaviour, not just fake news
New York, Sep 23 (IANS) Twitter bots earned a bad reputation for their alleged role in the 2016 US presidential election but researchers have found that automated tweets can also help promote good behaviour such as getting the flu shot among the social network's users.
2017-09-23
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion,Technology,Health/Medicine
Back with Atletico, Costa says all's well that ends well
Madrid, Sep 23 (IANS) Diego Costa, who rejoined former club Atletico Madrid after a months-long battle with Chelsea, embraced the positive outcome to what had been an arduous process.
2017-09-23
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
India needs longer pro league, regional tournaments: Colombia U-17 coach (IANS Interview)
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Colombia U-17 coach Orlando Restrepo has asserted that India needs a longer professional league and more regional tournaments in order to emerge as a force in world football.
2017-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football