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Three Andhra abductees from Libya return home safe
Srikakulam, Oct 30 (IANS) Three welder of Srikakulam district in Andhra Pradesh, who were abducted in Libya, have safely returned home to Seetanagaram in Sompeta Mandal.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
The dew has been unpredictable, says Rahul
Abu Dhabi, Oct 30 (IANS) Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) captain KL Rahul said on Friday that the onset of dew during the second innings of their Indian Premier League (IPL) match against Rajasthan Royals (RR) went a long way in them losing the match by seven wickets.
2020-10-30
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Recoveries more than double of new Covid cases in Karnataka
Bengaluru, Oct 30 (IANS) With 8,521 discharged, recoveries were more than double of 3,589 new Covid cases in a day across Karnataka.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Stokes a valuable player, one of the best in the world: Smith
Abu Dhabi, Oct 30 (IANS) Rajasthan Royals (RR) captain Steve Smith has said that all-rounder Ben Stokes is a valuable player after the latter starred in his team's seven-wicket win over Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) in the Indian Premier League (IPL) on Friday.
2020-10-30
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
What's in a name? Everything, Kamala Harris tells America
New York, Oct 30 (IANS) Democratic Vice Presidential nominee Kamala Harris is turning the final stretch of her campaign to the threshold of American political history into a teaching moment on accurate pronunciation as an expression of common courtesy and a nod to respecting world cultures.
2020-10-30
Category: International, United States,Diaspora,Politics
JEE scam: Assam Police launch manhunt to nab co-conspirators
Guwahati, Oct 30 (IANS) The Assam Police have launched a manhunt to nab the owner of a coaching institute and an employee of an IT company in connection with the scam in the Joint Entrance Examination (Mains) in which five people have already been arrested for using a proxy to appear in the test in September on behalf of a candidate, who secured 99.8 per cent marks, the police said on Friday.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Assam,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
RR stay alive with seven-wicket win over KXIP
Abu Dhabi, Oct 30 (IANS) Rajasthan Royals (RR) on Friday pulled off a clinical run chase to beat Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) by seven wickets in the Indian Premier League (IPL).
2020-10-30
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Gujarat records 969 new Covid cases, six deaths
Gandhinagar, Oct 30 (IANS) Gujarat on Friday saw 969 new coronavirus cases, taking its tally to 1,72,009, while the death toll reached 3,714 with six more succumbing.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
K'taka Police prevent child marriage, save minor girl
Ballary (Karnataka), Oct 30 (IANS) The Karnataka Police have prevented the wedding of a minor girl in Ballary district, and arrested eight persons under the Prohibition of Child Marriage Act, 2006.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Ritu Phogat wins third straight MMA bout
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) Ritu Phogat on Friday registered her third consecutive win of her Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) career with a technical knockout win over Cambodia's Nou Srey Pov at the ONE Championship: Inside The Matrix event at the Singapore Indoor Stadium. The referee stopped the match two minutes and thirty seconds into the second of three rounds.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Man held for duping people through multi level marketing scheme
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) The Economic Offences Wing of Delhi police busted a multi level marketing racket with the arrest of the accused Tarun Trikha, who according to investigators has involved in cheating cases across several states in India.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Xi overcomes challenges to his authority in CCP central committee plenary
New Delhi/Beijing, Oct 30 (IANS) President Xi Jinping overcame all the challenges to his authority at the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) Central Committee's fifth plenary session.
2020-10-30
Category: International, India,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
3 criminals injured in 2 encounters in Delhi
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) In two separate encounters with Delhi police, three criminals received gun shot injures after the police teams engaged them in a gunfight in Bawana and Narela within a span of 24 hours.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Tractor sales volumes expected to grow by 10-12% in FY21
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) Tractor sales volumes are expected to grow by 10-12 per cent on a year-on-year in FY21, primarily driven by a strong rural income, said India Ratings and Research (Ind-Ra) on Friday.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Barrackpore BJP leader's murder: CID arrests 2 sharpshooters
Kolkata, Oct 30 (IANS) The West Bengal Criminal Investigation Department (CID) has arrested two Bihar-based sharpshooters in connection with Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Manish Shukla's murder.
2020-10-30
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
RIL's Q2FY21 consolidated net profit slips to Rs 10,602 cr (Ld)
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) on Friday reported a decline in its consolidated net profit for the quarter ended September 30 of FY2020-21 on a year-on-year (YoY) basis due to the effect of an exceptional item.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Highway to Mizoram stays blocked as Aizawl refuses to pull back
Silchar (Assam)/Aizawl, Oct 30 (IANS) The trouble along the Assam-Mizoram border took a turn for the worse on Friday as the Mizoram government announced that it is not withdrawing its security personnel from the disputed areas.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics
SEBI fines Titan Company employee for insider trading
Mumbai, Oct 30 (IANS) The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has imposed a penalty of Rs 2 lakh on an employee of Titan Company, Theekevedu B. Alexander, for violating insider trading norms in 2018.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
B'luru riot case accused escapes, manhunt launched after 23 days
Bengaluru, Oct 30 (IANS) The Bengaluru Central Crime Branch police served a second notice on Friday to the private hospital seeking a detailed explanation for the reasons that led to the escape of former mayor and one of the accused in high-profile Bengaluru Riot case, R. Sampath Raj who allegedly "escaped" from the hospital on October 7.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
K'taka bypolls: Cong, BJP, JD(S) promise to bring water to Sira
Sira (Karnataka), Oct 30 (IANS) Water seems to have always played a major role in deciding the fate of the candidates in Tumkuru district, which is a hot and semi-arid district.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
K'taka celebrates Eid on a subdued note
Bengaluru, Oct 30 (IANS) Id-Miladunnabi, was celebrated across the state on Friday with devotion but on a subdued note owing to the Covid pandemic.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Religion
Om Birla to lead Indian side to IPU where Pak wants top post
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) Lok Sabha speaker Om Birla will lead the Indian parliamentary delegation to the 206th session of the governing council of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) where electing a new President will be top of the agenda after Pakistan has thrown its hat in the ring.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Javadekar: Those who called Pulwama a 'conspiracy' must apologise
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) A day after Pakistan's acceptance that it was behind the Pulwama attack in India last year, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar has targeted opposition leaders who spread conspiracy theories about it, asking them to apologise to the country.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
IndusInd Bank's Q2FY21 consolidated net profit declines by 52.67%
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) Private lender IndusInd Bank's consolidated net profit fell by 52.67 per cent during the second quarter of FY21 on a year-on-year basis.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
RIL's Q2FY21 consolidated net profit slips to Rs 10,602 cr
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) on Friday reported a decline in its consolidated net profit for the quarter ended September 30 of FY2020-21 on a year-on-year (YoY) basis due to the effect of an exceptional item.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Gayle becomes first to hit 1,000 sixes in T20 cricket
Abu Dhabi, Oct 30 (IANS) Chris Gayle on Friday became the first batsman to get to 1,000 sixes in T20 cricket history when he smashed the seventh of his eight sixes during his belligerent 99 against Kings XI Punjab in an Indian Premier League match here.
2020-10-30
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Reliance Jio's Q2 net profit logs near 3-fold jump (Ld)
Mumbai, Oct 30 (IANS) Telecom major Reliance Jio Infocomm on Friday reported a near three-fold rise in its standalone net profit for the July-September quarter at Rs 2,844 crore.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Covid-hit electorate allowed to vote in Karnataka by-elections
Bengaluru, Oct 30 (IANS) The Election Commission allowed Covid- affected voters to exercise their franchise in Karnataka's twin assembly by-elections on November 3 in Bengaluru and Tumakuru district, an official said on Friday.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Karnataka,National
Rythu Vedika a platform for higher returns to farmers: Telangana
Hyderabad, Oct 30 (IANS) In what is claimed to be the first of its kind initiative in India, the Telangana government is building farmers' platforms (Rythu Vedika) across the state to bring them together to help achieve their ultimate objective of higher returns for their produce.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Gayle's 99 takes KXIP to 185/4 vs RR
Abu Dhabi, Oct 30 (IANS) Chris Gayle was at his destructive best as he marauded his way to 99 and took Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) to 185/4 wickets in 20 overs against Rajasthan Royals (RR) in the Indian Premier League on Friday.
2020-10-30
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Active Covid cases plummet to 25k in Andhra Pradesh
Amaravati, Oct 30 (IANS) Active Covid cases in Andhra Pradesh have dropped to around 25,000 to reach 25,514 on Friday with 3,623 more patients recovering from the virus.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,National
Income Tax Department conducts searches in Bihar
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) The Income Tax Department carried out searches in the cases of four prominent contractor groups based in Patna, Bhagalpur, Hilsa, and Katihar on Thursday. In addition, surveys were also conducted on some traders of mined rocks in Gaya.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Rasika Dugal: Hope the chase for numbers doesn't set into OTT world
Mumbai, Oct 30 (IANS) Actress Rasika Dugal feels there is a lot to celebrate as far as the advent of the OTT culture goes, and hopes the chase for numbers never plagues the platform.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
PM Modi's action-packed evening in Gujarat
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the dynamic lighting for the Sardar Sarovar Dam on Friday evening. He also unveiled the website of Statue of Unity in all the UN official languages and launched the Kevadia App, at the Unity Glow Garden. PM Modi also inaugurated the Cactus Garden.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Maha Covid deaths, cases up again; 15L cured (Roundup)
Mumbai, Oct 30 (IANS) Maharashtra's Covid-19 deaths again crawled up, even as the number recoveries crossed the 15 lakh-mark with a stable fatality rate, health officials said here on Friday.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Gujjar agitation: Internet services in five Jaipur tehsils suspended
Jaipur, Oct 30 (IANS) The Rajasthan government suspended Internet services in five tehsils of Jaipur district from 6 p.m. on Friday following the call given by the Gujjar Aarakshan Sangharsh Samiti for an an agitation from November 1.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Rajasthan,National
How Ayush Mehra and Barkha Singh felt shooting in post-Covid era
Mumbai, Oct 30 (IANS) Actor Ayush Mehra and Barkha Singh are excited about the new season of their web series, Please Find Attached. They shared their experience of shooting in the post Covid era and how they were initially sceptical about adjusting to the new normal.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Ice drug worth 2 crore seized, 2 held
New Delhi, Oct ( IANS ) A team of Special Cell has nabbed two inter-state drug peddlers, Devender and Khalid and recovered "Crystal Methamphetamine (Ice-drug)", prohibited psychotropic substance of approximately one kg. The value of the drug is around Rs 2 crore in the international market.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Reliance Jio's Q2 net profit logs near 3-fold jump
Mumbai, Oct 30 (IANS) Telecom major Reliance Jio Infocomm on Friday reported a near three-fold rise in its standalone net profit for the July-September quarter at Rs 2,844 crore.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Oppn fires salvos at Bihar govt over Munger firing (Ld)
Patna, Oct 30 (IANS) With more information coming out on the Munger firing incident on Friday, opposition parties sharpened their attack on the Nitish Kumar government in Bihar.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
AgustaWestland: Michel bought tickets worth Rs 92 lakh for 2 IAF officers, says CBI
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) British national Christian James Michel, who is suspected of being one of the middleman in the Rs 3,600 crore AgustaWestland VVIP chopper scam case, had allegedly bought air tickets worth Rs 92 lakh for two Indian Air Force officers between 2009 to 2013, the CBI claimed in its supplementary charge sheet.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security
JSL records 88% growth in Q2 profit, sales recover to pre-Covid levels
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) Jindal Stainless Limited (JSL) on Friday announced its financial results for the quarter ended September 30, 2020. The company posted an 88 per cent growth in net profit at Rs 98 crore in Q2FY21, as compared to the corresponding period of last year.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Jishnu Barua named new Assam Chief Secretary
Guwahati, Oct 30 (IANS) Jishnu Barua, who is currently serving as the Additional Chief Secretary, has been appointed as the new Chief Secretary of Assam on Friday replacing Kumar Sanjay Krishna, who will retire on Saturday, a government notification said.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics
Kubbra Sait gatecrashed Ranveer-Deepika wedding 'with an invitation'
Mumbai, Oct 30 (IANS) Actor Kubbra Sait has a funny anecdote about attending the mega wedding of Bollywood superstars Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Delhi reports highest single-day spike for third consecutive day
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) : Delhi continues to witness an unprecedented rise in the number of daily infections on Friday as well. According to a health department bulletin, the national capital recorded 5,891 fresh Covid-19 cases, the highest single-day spike till date, taking the total case-load to over 3.81 lakh with 47 new fatalities pushing the death count in the national capital to 6,470.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Delhi,National
Market authorities can at the most seek info in a commercial dispute
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) While there is talk of Amazon having written a letter to the stock exchanges and market regulator on the Future-Reliance deal, sources said it is yet to be received.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Kannada movie star Darshan campaigns for friend, draws huge crowds
Bengaluru, Oct 30 (IANS) Leaving no stone unturned in his efforts to win, ruling BJP candidate, N. Muniratna asked his friend and noted movie star - Darshan to campaign for him on Friday.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Filmmaker Kiran Reddy opens up about Telugu thriller 'Gatham'
Mumbai, Oct 30 (IANS) The trailer of the Telugu film Gatham is out, and it promises a lot of thrills. Written and directed by Kiran Reddy, the film is created by a group of US-based students and IT professionals.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion,Lifestyle/Fashion
Police remove posters of Macron pasted on Mumbai road
Mumbai, Oct 30 (IANS) Minutes after posters of French President Emmanuel Macron were found pasted on the Mohammed Ali Road, Mumbai Police stepped in and removed them, officials said here on Friday.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Ex-CM Jitan Ram Manjhi wants review of liquor ban in Bihar
Patna, Oct 30 (IANS) In the middle of a crucial assembly election, the liquor ban is turning out to be a controversial issue in Bihar.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Rukhsar Rehman shares experience of shooting with daughter Aisha
Mumbai, Oct 30 (IANS) Actress Rukhsar Rehman recently visited Goa to shoot for a project with her daughter, Aisha Ahmed.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Argentina football legend Diego Maradona turns 60
Buenos Aires, Oct 30 (IANS) Argentina football legend Diego Maradona turned 60 on Friday. Widely rated as one of the greatest football players of all time, Maradona played in four FIFA World Cups and was captain of the Argentine team that won the 1986 tournament.
2020-10-30
Category: International, Costa Rica,Sports,Football
Finance Commission to submit report to President on Nov 9
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) The 15th Finance Commission, headed by N.K. Singh, will submit its report for the financial year 2021-22 to 2025-26 to the President on November 9.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
London Dreams turns 11: Director Vipul Shah shares nostalgic post
Mumbai, Oct 30 (IANS) London Dreams, starring Salman Khan and Ajay Devgn, was released 11 years ago on this day. Looking back, director Vipul Amrutlal Shah says he was amazed during the shoot of the film to discover the professional and human approach that Salman had.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
11 Gurugram villages become Lal Dora-free
Gurugram, Oct 30 (IANS) Eleven villages in Gurugram district of Haryana have been declared 'Lal Dora-free' as a Survey of India team has completed its survey there, officials said on Friday.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Haryana,National,Politics
I-T Dept refunds Rs 1,27,000 cr through Automated Refund System: Fin Secy
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) The Income Tax Department has issued tax refunds of about Rs 1,27,000 crore that have been sent to the bank accounts of individuals and businesses so far in this financial year, Finance Secretary Ajay Bhushan Pandey said on Friday.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Legends XI, Champions XI win in Andhra T20 cricket
Anantapur (Andhra Pradesh), Oct 30 (IANS) Karan Shinde's 62 not out helped Legends XI beat Chargers XI by six wickets in the Andhra T20 tournament here on Friday.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Sports,Cricket
3 cops hurt as Maoists trigger IED blast in Jharkhand
Ranchi, Oct 30 (IANS) Three police personnel were injured in a landmine blast triggered by Maoist guerrillas in Jharkhand's Lohardaga district on Friday.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security
Batman v Superman director Joss Whedon accused of altering actor's skin colour
Los Angeles, Oct 30 (IANS) Actor Ray Fisher says director Joss Whedon digitally altered the complexion of an actor of colour during re-shoot of the superhero film, Justice League.
2020-10-30
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
Low-key Laxmi Puja celebrations in Bengal
Kolkata, Oct 30 (IANS) The occasion of Laxmi Puja was celebrated on a low-key note in West Bengal on Friday amid the coronavirus pandemic, with devotees offering obeisance to the goddess while observing physical distance and other health protocols.
2020-10-30
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Health/Medicine,Religion
Haryana women's panel to visit hospital where alleged rape took place
Gurugram, Oct 30 (IANS) A team of the Haryana State Commission for Women (HSCW) will soon visit the hospital in Gurugram to take stock of alleged rape of a 21-year-old patient while she was on life support system in the ICU of the hospital.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Buttler most talented cricketer I've played with: Ben Stokes
Dubai, Oct 30 (IANS) Ace England all-rounder Ben Stokes has called fellow Rajasthan Royals (RR) wicket-keeper Jos Buttler as the most talented player he has ever played with.
2020-10-30
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Goa officials to don 'Swayampurna Mitra' hats for outreach drive
Panaji, Oct 30 (IANS) The Goa government's 191 gazetted officers will fan out to all panchayats across the state on Saturday under its ambitious month-long 'Swayampurna Mitra' initiative that aims to promote human development and make villages self- reliant.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Hina Khan's Instagram family grows to 10 million
Mumbai, Oct 30 (IANS) Actress Hina Khan has garnered a following of 10 million on Instagram. She thanked fans for the love and support in her new post on social media.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Soumitra Chatterjee's health shows marginal improvement, but still critical
Kolkata, Oct 30 (IANS) Veteran Bengali actor Soumitra Chatterjee's health condition showed marginal improvement on Friday, but still remained critical, doctors said.
2020-10-30
Category: India, West Bengal,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion
Bigg Boss 14: Kumar Sanu apologies on behalf of son Jaan
Mumbai, Oct 30 (IANS) Singer Kumar Sanu has apologised on behalf of his son Jaan for passing insensitive comments about the Marathi language on Bigg Boss 14. Sanu also criticised the upbringing that Jaan has received staying with his mother Rita, ex-wife of the singer.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
566 new cases take J&K's Covid tally past 94K-mark
Srinagar, Oct 30 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir on Friday reported 566 new Covid-19 cases, taking the Union Territory's coronavirus tally to 94,330, while five deaths in the past 24 hours mounted the UT's Covid death toll to 1,471.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
Muslim groups in Hyderabad call for boycott of French products
Hyderabad, Oct 30 (IANS) Amid growing global condemnation of French President Emmanuel Macron for defending the blasphemous caricatures of Prophet Muhammad, Muslim leaders in Hyderabad on Friday called for a boycott of French products.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
SC grants custody of child to father in transnational guardianship case
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) In a transnational guardianship case, the Supreme Court has granted the custody of an 11-year-old boy to his Kenya-based father, after the child expressed desire to live with him.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
'Mafia' comment: EC revokes Kamal Nath's 'star campaigner' status
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) The Election Commission of India has revoked Kamal Nath's name from Congress's star campaigners list in the current MP bypoll campaign after receiving a complaint against him in which he reportedly made an objectionable comment against MP CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
MGNREGA projects save money, give jobs amid pandemic: Goa Ministers
Panaji, Oct 30 (IANS) Battling a financial crisis on account of Covid-19 pandemic, crash of tourism industry and non-resumption of mining, the Goa government is now using MGNREGA scheme to cut costs on basic developmental projects and give employment.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Goa,National,Business/Economy,Politics
Singer-songwriter Danish Sabri: Critics motivate you to do your best work
Mumbai, Oct 30 (IANS) Singer-lyricist Danish Sabri feels critics play an important part in the career of an artiste because they motivate them to do their best work.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Singer-songwriter Danish Sabri: Critics motivates you to do your best work
Mumbai, Oct 30 (IANS) Singer-lyricist Danish Sabri feels critics play an important part in the career of an artiste because they motivate them to do their best work.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Four Indian fishermen rescued: Indian Coast Guard
Chennai, Oct 30 (IANS) The Indian Coast Guard said on Friday that it successfully coordinated the rescue operation of four Tamil Nadu fishermen on Thursday evening amid rough seas.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Amid volatility, Indian equity indices end in red
Mumbai, Oct 30 (IANS) Volatility flared up in the Indian equities market as concerns grew over the sustenance of global growth due to the rise of Covid-19 infections.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Virtual meetings, low-key celebrations mark Milad in Hyderabad
Hyderabad, Oct 30 (IANS) Virtual meetings and low-key celebrations marked Milad-un-Nabi, the birth anniversary of Prophet Muhammad, on Friday.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Religion
Vicky Kaushal urges fans to 'mask up'
Mumbai, Oct 30 (IANS) Bollywood heartthrob Vicky Kaushal has urged everyone to mask up amid the pandemic.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Munger violence: Cong corners BJP on "Hindutva" this time
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) After the violence in Munger, in which Hindu devotees were allegedly beaten up by police, the Congress has cornered the BJP and the NDA and has been raising the issue to keep the NDA government on the backfoot.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
KAS officer shifted after sending notice to family of IAS officer in Jammu
Jammu, Oct 30 (IANS) A Kashmir Administrative Services (KAS) officer leading the Custodian Evacuee Property, Jammu, was abruptly transferred after he sent a legal notice to the family of a senior IAS officer allegedly involved in a corruption case in Jammu.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Ponting has asked us to play positive cricket: Rahane
Dubai, Oct 30 (IANS) Delhi Capitals' batsman Ajinkya Rahane says three successive losses in the Indian Premier League this season has not depressed the team and that it will look to play positive cricket in the game against Mumbai Indians on Saturday.
2020-10-30
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Jagan government not helping farmers: TDP leader
Amaravati, Oct 30 (IANS) The national general secretary of the opposition Telugu Desam Party (TDP) in Andhra Pradesh Nara Lokesh has lashed out at the Y. S. Jagan Mohan Reddy-led state government for allegedly not rescuing the flood-hit farmers.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Eva Longoria to star in comedy 'Unplugging'
Los Angeles, Oct 30 (IANS) Actress Eva Longoria will join actor Matt Walsh in upcoming comedy, Unplugging.
2020-10-30
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
RR win toss, choose to bowl against KXIP
Abu Dhabi, Oct 30 (IANS) Rajasthan Royals (RR) on Friday won the toss and chose to bowl against Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) in an Indian Premier League match at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium. KXIP are looking to get closer to booking a playoff spot by continuing their winning run.
2020-10-30
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Mirzapur 2 makers issue apology to author Surender Mohan Pathak for hurting sentiments
Mumbai, Oct 30 (IANS) The makers of the web series Mirzapur Season 2 on Friday issued an apology to Hindi crime fiction writer Surender Mohan Pathak for allegedly misrepresenting his book titled Dhabba in a scene.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
RCB one win short of playoffs, SRH need wins, luck (IPL Match Preview 52)
Sharjah, Oct 30 (IANS/GloFans) After two back to back defeats, the Virat Kohli-led Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) will be desperate for a win against SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) on Saturday in the Indian Premier League (IPL). A win in this match will be enough for RCB to secure a spot in the playoffs.
2020-10-30
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Wheels India plans Rs 72 capex, Rs 41 cr for windmill segment
Chennai, Oct 30 (IANS) Automotive wheels and windmill component maker Wheels India Ltd has decided on a capex of Rs 72 crore starting this fiscal, said a top company official.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy
100% vehicle tax waiver till Dec 31 for Punjab bus operators
Chandigarh, Oct 30 (IANS) In a major relief to bus operators in Punjab, Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Friday ordered 100 per cent waiver on motor vehicle tax till December 31 for all stage carriage, mini and school buses, while deferring payment of arrears of taxes without interest and penalty till March 31, 2021.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Punjab,National,Business/Economy,Politics
How 351 Modi govt schemes saved Rs 1.70 lakh crore
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) The system of sending money directly to beneficiaries through the Jan Dhan account, Aadhaar and mobile has saved more than Rs 1.70 lakh crore rupees from falling into the hands of middlemen. This was made possible by the Modi government's direct benefit transfer (DBT) facility implemented in 351 schemes of 51 ministries.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Delhi,National
My office committed to advocate autonomy: US special coordinator for Tibetan issues
Dharamsala, Oct 30 (IANS) The US has the right to have whatever meetings it wants and his office is committed to advocate the autonomy of Tibet within China, US Special Coordinator for Tibetan Issues, Robert A. Destro, has said.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National
Cyberattacks hit over 1,000 schools, colleges between June-Sept
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) Spear phishing attacks hit the education sector hard between June and September, affecting more than 1,000 schools, colleges, and universities, according to a global report.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Google launches new VPN to protect people from hacking
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) To protect people from hacking via unsecure public wi-fi networks, Google has announced a new virtual private network (VPN) by Google One to provide an extra layer of online protection on Android phones.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
3 persons with links to HM, LeT held in Kashmir (Ld)
Srinagar, Oct 30 (IANS) Security forces have arrested a person for alleged links with proscribed terror outfits Hizbul Mujahideen (HM) at Awantipora in south Kashmir's Pulwama district and two others for LeT links in north Kashmir's Handwara, officials said on Friday.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Terrorism
DC look to seal playoff berth in game vs MI (IPL Match Preview 51)
Dubai, Oct 30 (IANS/GloFans) Delhi Capitals will be looking to end their run of defeats and confirm a spot in the playoffs when they face the Mumbai Indians in the 51st match of the Indian Premier League here on Saturday.
2020-10-30
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Govinda is proud of his daughter Tina for her acting skills
Mumbai, Oct 30 (IANS) Bollywood actor Govinda says he is proud of his daughter Tina Ahuja, and he is happy for the support she has received from the audience.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
6,638 more test corona positive in Kerala
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 30 (IANS) A total of 6,638 more persons tested coronavirus positive on Friday in Kerala while 7,828 more patients recovered from COVID-19, Health Minister KK Shailaja said.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
World's oldest Test cricketer Eileen Whelan turns 109
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) England's Eileen Whelan, the oldest living Test cricketer across genders, turned 109th on Friday.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Outfit that celebrates Trump's b'day, now 'supports' Macron
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) A fringe outfit which made headlines for celebrating US President Donald Trump's birthday, on Friday organised a condolence meet in the national capital for French teacher Samuel Paty, who was beheaded by a youth for showing objectionable cartoons.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Delhi,National
Amaal Mallik to make pop debut with romantic ballad Tu mera nahi
Mumbai, Oct 30 (IANS) Singer Amaal Mallik enters the pop space with his single, Tu mera nahi.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Robert De Niro-starrer The War With Grandpa releases in halls on Nov 13
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) The Robert De Niro-starrer comedy drama, The War With Grandpa, has been scheduled for a theatrical release on November 13.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
Punjab Police submit challan in minor's rape-murder case in 9 days
Chandigarh, Oct 30 (IANS) Acting swiftly on Chief Minister Amarinder Singh's orders, the Punjab Police presented the challan in the Hoshiarpur rape and murder case of a six-year-old Dalit girl in the court on Friday, after completing investigations into the horrendous incident in less than 10 days.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
IOC Q2 profit soars on big inventory gains
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) Country's largest public sector refiner Indian Oil Corporation on Friday reported an over 11 times jump in its second quarter net profit to Rs 6,227 crore due to higher inventory gain and exchange gains.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Birthday girl Ananya Panday shares what 22 feels like
Mumbai, Oct 30 (IANS) Actress Ananya Panday celebrated her 22nd birthday on Friday, and tweeted what it feels like to reach the age.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
'Borat' star Sacha Baron Cohen donates $100,000
Los Angeles, Oct 30 (IANS) Actor-comedian Sacha Baron Cohen has made a donation on behalf of babysitter named Jeanise Jones, who makes an appearance in his latest film Borat Subsequent Moviefilm.
2020-10-30
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
We face a competitive environment, says Google CEO
San Francisco, Oct 30 (IANS) Even as scrutiny of Google's dominance on Internet search intensifies, the CEO of the company, Sundar Pichai, has said that it faces a competitive environment.
2020-10-30
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Don't reopen Goa casinos until pandemic is curbed: Youth Congress
Panaji, Oct 30 (IANS) The Youth Congress in Goa on Friday demanded that casinos should not be allowed to reopen in the state until the ongoing coronavirus pandemic is brought under control.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Bihar Phase-II polls: Retaining seats challenging task for RJD, JD-U
Patna, Oct 30 (IANS) With the second phase of Bihar Assembly elections slated to be held next week in 94 segments, both the ruling Janata Dal-United of the National Democratic Alliance and the opposition RJD of the Grand Alliance will have to sweat it out as they face a tough battle to retain their respective seats.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Need to strengthen synergy among law enforcement agencies in India: CBI Chief
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Director Rishi Kumar Shukla has stressed on the need to strengthen the synergy between law enforcement agencies within India and for continuous capacity building through training.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Payal Ghosh tests Covid negative
Mumbai, Oct 30 (IANS) Actress Payal Ghosh has tested negative for Covid-19. Payal took to her verified Twitter account on Friday to share the news.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
SC to hear PIL against posters outside homes of Covid-19 patients
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) The Supreme Court has agreed to hear a plea against the decision of state governments and Union Territories to affix posters outside residences of Covid-19 patients, who are required to stay in home isolation.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Punjabi truck driver who killed 16 in Canada faces deportation
Toronto, Oct 30 (IANS) A Punjabi truck driver, who killed 16 Canadian junior hockey players and injured 13 others by jumping red light in April 2018, faces deportation to India.
2020-10-30
Category: International, Canada,National,Diaspora
'India, Nepal need to bring positive transformation in ties'
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) India and Nepal are two nations with one people and for this reason both sides should work on resolving their differences, including the border row, through talks and work towards a positive transformation in ties, experts from both countries said.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Delhi,National
PM to launch India's first seaplane service on Sardar Jayanti
Gandhinagar, Oct 30 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi, during his two-day visit to his home state Gujarat, on Saturday will pay tributes to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel on his 145th birth anniversary, by inaugurating the country's first seaplane service between the Statue of Unity (SoU) site at Kevadiya Colony to the Sabarmati Riverfront in Ahmedabad.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Centre slams Bengal's 'performance' in tap water connection
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) Mamata Banerjee-led West Bengal sits at the bottom of the performance when it comes to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's pet project -- Jal Jeevan mission which seeks to connect every household of India with tap water by 2024.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Menstrual dysfunction more common in young athletes: Study
London, Oct 30 (IANS) Researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have found that menstrual dysfunction is more prevalent in young athletes than among non-athletes of a similar age.
2020-10-30
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
AB de Villiers releases song on human spirit, racial equality
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) As the fight against racism gains momentum on cricket field, with players using gestures like 'Barefoot Circle' and 'Taking the Knee', former South African batsman AB de Villiers has used his off-field talents to come up with a song that talks of human spirit and racial equality.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Fresh identification of PSUs gives momentum to govt's sell-off plan
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) The government proposes to start afresh the process to firm up the list of companies for strategic sale and disinvestment as changed market dynamics post the Covid-19 outbreak and the need for distinguishing between strategic and non-strategic sectors have completely changed the gameplan for sell-offs.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Not wearing face mask? Then, clean up roads in Mumbai!
Mumbai, Oct 30 (IANS) Cracking the whip against people who don't wear face masks in public and refuse to pay the fine, the BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has warned that they will have to sweep the city roads as a punishment.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
ATK Mohun Bagan play Kerala Blasters in first 2020-21 ISL match
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) ATK Mohun Bagan will face Kerala Blasters in the opening match of the 2020-21 Indian Super League (ISL) on November 20, organisers Football Sports Development Limited (FSDL) announced on Friday.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Karnataka cabinet expansion after Assembly by-elections: CM
Bengaluru, Oct 30 (IANS) Putting speculation to rest, Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa on Friday said he would expand the cabinet after the twin Assembly by-elections on November 3 in the southern state.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Bineesh's arrest may be giving sleepless nights to many
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 30 (IANS) The arrest of Kerala CPI-M State Secretary Kodiyeri Balakrishnan's younger son Bineesh Kodiyeri by the Enforcement Directorate is likely to give sleepless nights to many in the Kerala film industry, Kerala Cricket Association, and even his elder brother Binoy.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Kashi Vishwanath Corridor begins taking shape
Varanasi, Oct 30 (IANS) The ambitious Kashi Vishwanath corridor project of Prime Minister Narendra Modi has started taking shape and the corridor is being embellished with the red sandstone of Chunar and from Odisha.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Religion
T'gana unveils EV policy to attract $4bn investment by 2030
Hyderabad, Oct 30 (IANS) The government of Telangana on Friday unveiled Electric Vehicle & Energy Storage Policy 2020, offering a slew of incentives for manufacture, purchase and use of Electric Vehicles (EVs).
2020-10-30
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Exports to China help aluminium producers counter lack of demand
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) Indian aluminium manufacturers have exports to thank for offsetting a sharp decline in domestic offtake this fiscal, a Crisil Research report has said .
2020-10-30
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Lorgat included in new interim board to run CSA
Johannesburg, Oct 30 (IANS) The South African government has appointed an interim nine-member board to run Cricket South Africa (CSA) after the entire board resigned earlier this week.
2020-10-30
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
BCG vaccine can help elderly fight against Covid-19: ICMR study
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) The Bacille Calmette-Guerin or BCG vaccine, originally made against tuberculosis, may help in the management of Covid-19, especially in the elderly, says a study by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR).
2020-10-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Amrapali scam: Receiver suggests action against home buyers not be pursued
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) The court-appointed receiver in the Amrapali housing projects has informed the Supreme Court that loans granted under the subvention scheme continue to be riddled with several issues.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Samsung 'SmartThings Find' will locate lost Galaxy devices
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) Samsung on Friday announced 'SmartThings Find', a new service that would help users quickly and easily locate Galaxy devices --- smartphones, tablets, smartwatches and even the earbud.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Amazon to continue investing in India amid feud with Reliance
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) As the face-off between Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) and Amazon continues, the Jeff Bezos-run global e-commerce behemoth has said that it will continue to invest in India where the company has witnessed robust growth.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology
Expedite construction of greenfield airport in Himachal: CM
Shimla, Oct 30 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on Friday directed the authorities to expedite formalities for the construction of a greenfield airport in Mandi district and expansion of the airports in Kangra and Shimla.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Politics
Geetu Mohandas-helmed 'Moothon' to close Indian Film Festival of Melbourne
Mumbai, Oct 30 (IANS) The Geetu Mohandas-helmed atmospheric crime drama, Moothon, will conclude the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne (IFFM) 2020. Owing to the Covid-19 pandemic, the eleventh edition of the festival is beimng hosted virtually this year.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion,Lifestyle/Fashion
All you need to know about Gujarat's 'nutrition park' Modi inaugurated
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is on a 2-day tour of his home state Gujarat, on Friday inaugurated the world's first ever technology driven nutrition park for children amid other projects.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Intellect Design posts Rs 59 crore net profit for Q2
Chennai, Oct 30 (IANS) Financial software technology company Intellect Design Arena Ltd on Friday said it closed the second quarter of this fiscal with a net profit of Rs 59.2 crore.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy
Ananya Panday turns 22: Wishes pour in from B-Town friends and fans
Mumbai, Oct 30 (IANS) Actress Ananya Panday celebrates her 22nd birthday on Friday, and wishes have been pouring in from friends and fans on social media.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Jadeja batting 'freely', gives CSK something to smile
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) Ravindra Jadeja's flourish with the bat towards the end of the innings has been one of the rare bright spots for the Chennai Super Kings this season. On Thursday night, the left-handed all-rounder smashed an unbeaten 31 off 11 deliveries as the Chennai franchise won a humdinger.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Twitter took votes away from Trump in 2016 US polls: Study
New York, Oct 30 (IANS) In the 2016 US presidential elections, social media platform Twitter made independent voters less likely to vote for Donald Trump but did not affect other elections, according to a new study.
2020-10-30
Category: International, United States,Technology
Jessica Chastain, Anne Hathaway team up for Mothers' Instinct
Los Angeles, Oct 30 (IANS) Hollywood stars Jessica Chastain and Anne Hathaway will co-star in the psychological thriller, Mothers Instinct.
2020-10-30
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
YouTube generates $5bn in ad revenue for Google in Q3
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) YouTube brought in $5 billion in advertising revenue in the third quarter of 2020, signaling that there has been a rebound in advertising revenue for both Google and YouTube.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Andhra Guv, Jagan extend 'Eid-Milad-un-Nabi' greetings
Amaravati, Oct 30 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Governor Biswa Bhusan Harichandan, and Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on Friday extended 'Eid-Milad-un-Nabi' greetings to Muslims.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics,Religion
PAU experts clear the air: Punjab smog highly unlikely to reach Delhi
Chandigarh, Oct 30 (IANS) Smog produced due to burning of paddy stubble in Punjab fields is highly unlikely to travel 300-400 km to adversely impact Delhi's air quality, Ludhiana-based Punjab Agricultural University's (PAU) experts said on Friday.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Punjab,National,Environment/Wildlife,Health/Medicine
RJD attacks Nitish govt for not providing security to Tejashwi
Patna, Oct 30 (IANS) The Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) on Friday accused the Nitish Kumar-led state government of not providing proper security to Leader of Opposition, Tejashwi Yadav.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
LG's net profit doubles on strong TV, home appliance sales
Seoul, Oct 30 (IANS) LG Electronics said on Friday its net profit nearly doubled in the third quarter from a year earlier on the back of strong global demand for its TVs and home appliances amid the coronavirus pandemic.
2020-10-30
Category: International, South Korea,Business/Economy,Technology
Honeywell introduces next-gen quantum computer with 10 qubits
Bengaluru, Oct 30 (IANS) Tech company Honeywell on Friday introduced its next-generation quantum computer, the System Model H1.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Karnataka,Technology
UP to come up with new policy to encourage exports
Lucknow, Oct 30 (IANS) Aiming to achieve a one-trillion-dollar state economy, the Uttar Pradesh plans to come up with a new export policy to encourage such endeavour from businesses operating in the state.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Elli AvrRam was born in a jacuzzi!
Mumbai, Oct 30 (IANS) Swedish-Greek actress Elli AvrRam claims she was born in a jacuzzi, in a new post on social media.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Cyberpunk 2077 developers receive death threats over delay
San Francisco, Oct 30 (IANS) Following CD Projekt Red's most recent delay for Cyberpunk 2077, developers of the game have reportedly received death threats.
2020-10-30
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Biden won't extort S.Korea with troop withdrawal threats
Seoul, Oct 30 (IANS) Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden has vowed to strengthen the US-South Korea alliance if he wins the upcoming election, rather than "extorting Seoul with reckless threats to remove our troops".
2020-10-30
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
Gurugram: Fire breaks out at Manesar factory, no casualties reported
Gurugram, Oct 30 (IANS) A fire broke out in a factory at Sector-3 in Manesar. However, no casualties were reported, fire department officials said on Friday.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
NBRI develops herbal drug for kidney stones
Lucknow, Oct 30 (IANS) The National Botanical Research Institute (NBRI) and Indian Institute of Toxicology Research (IITR) in collaboration with a urologist Salil Tandon, have developed a herbal medicine that will dissolve kidney stones.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
6 electric vehicle firms to invest over Rs 2,500cr in T'gana
Hyderabad, Oct 30 (IANS) Six firms in the electric mobility space will set up their facilities in Telangana with an investment of over Rs 2,500 crore.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Business/Economy
Xiaomi overtakes Apple in global smartphone shipments in Q3: IDC
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) As the worldwide smartphone market showed signs of improvement in the third quarter of this year, Xiaomi surpassed Apple for the first time with a 13.1 per cent market share and 42 per cent growth, according to data from the International Data Corporation (IDC).
2020-10-30
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Awkwafina, Sandra Oh co-star in comedy film
Los Angeles, Oct 30 (IANS) Actors Awkwafina and Sandra Oh will play sisters in an upcoming untitled comedy film.
2020-10-30
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
Actor Patrick Wilson to debut as director with new 'Insidious' film
Los Angeles, Oct 30 (IANS) Actor Patrick Wilson is all set to turn director with a new sequel in the Insidious franchise.
2020-10-30
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
Mizoram refuses to withdraw forces, blockade continues for 3rd day
Aizawl/Silchar, Oct 30 (IANS) The fresh Assam-Mizoram border dispute took a turn for the worse on the third day on Friday as the Mizoram government announced that it is not withdrawing its forces. On the other hand, the agitators in southern Assam refused to call off their blockade of National Highway 306, the lifeline of Mizoram, seeking withdrawal of security personnel from Assam's area.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Mizoram,National,Defence/Security
Tara Sutaria pairs opposite Tiger Shroff in Heropanti 2
Mumbai, Oct 30 (IANS) Actress Tara Sutaria has been roped in to play the female lead in the second installment of Heropanti, starring Tiger Shroff.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
'Fairytale continues': Chakravarthy takes tips from MS post CSK-KKR game
Dubai, Oct 30 (IANS) Mystery spinner Varun Chakravarthy, who dismissed MS Dhoni during Kolkata Knight Riders' crushing six-wicket defeat against Chennai Super Kings in their last Indian Premier League (IPL) encounter, was seen taking tips from the former India skipper following the conclusion of the match.
2020-10-30
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
AgustaWestland case: Christian Michel paid Euro 22,000 for typing report, contracts
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) British National Christian James Michel, who is one of the alleged middlemen in the Rs 3,600 crore AgustaWestland case, had hired a typist for Euro 22,000 to type the AW contracts.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security
TN Governor gives assent to quota for govt school students
Chennai, Oct 30 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit who had earlier said he would need about three weeks to study the Reservation Bill for government students gave his assent for the same on Friday.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Modi pays tributes to Keshubhai Patel
Gandhinagar, Oct 30 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday visited former Gujarat Chief Minister Keshubhai Patel's residence and paid tributes to the late BJP stalwart who passed away on Thursday.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Happy people less likely to experience memory decline: Study
New York, Oct 30 (IANS) People who feel enthusiastic and cheerful -- what psychologists call "positive affect" -- are less likely to experience memory decline as they age, say researchers.
2020-10-30
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Protest against Macron: MP govt registers case against demonstrators
Bhopal, Oct 30 (IANS) In Madhya Pradesh, the state Government has taken a strong stand against those who demonstrated against French President Emmanuel Macron in Bhopal.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Diplomacy,Politics
25% candidates contesting Gujarat by-polls are millionaires
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) The Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) has said in its report that out of the 80 candidates contesting in the upcoming by-elections in Gujarat, 20 or 25 per cent are millionaires.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Foreign forces, fuelling protests against Goa govt: CM
Panaji, Oct 30 (IANS) Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Friday hinted, that foreign "forces" were trying to destabilise the BJP-led coalition government by opposing its decisions, while pointing to recent social media-driven protests in London against three central government projects located with wildlife sanctuary limits in Mollem village in South Goa.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
French church attacker arrived from Tunisia last month
Paris, Oct 30 (IANS) A Tunisian man who stabbed three people to death inside a church in the French city of Nice, had arrived in Europe on board a migrant boat last month, officials said on Friday.
2020-10-30
Category: International, France,Politics
Seven killed as vehicle rolls down hilltop in Andhra (Ld)
Rajamundry, Oct 30 (IANS) Seven members of a marriage party died when a goods carrier auto- rickshaw carrying 16 passengers rolled down from a hilltop outside a temple at Thantikonda village of East Godavari district in Andhra Pradesh, police officials said on Friday.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
ISL: Mumbai City FC sign young duo of Ranawade & Rohlupuia
Mumbai, Oct 30 (IANS) Mumbai City FC on Friday confirmed the signing of defender Amey Ranawade and midfielder PC Rohlupuia ahead of the Indian Super League (ISL) season.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Football
Munger violence: CISF report says local police fired first (Ld)
Patna, Oct 30 (IANS) The Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) has submitted a report on the October 26 violence in Bihar's Munger to its headquarters in Delhi and the Election Commission. It has stated that the local police fired first and when the situation went out of control, the CISF also fired later in the air.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Akhilesh emerges as main challenger to BJP now
Lucknow, Oct 30 (IANS) The spat between the Samajwadi Party (SP) and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) over the Rajya Sabha elections in Uttar Pradesh may have reopened the chapter of acrimony between the two parties but the situation now seems to be working to the advantage of SP.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Melania Trump makes rare joint rally appearance
Miami, Oct 30 (IANS) US First Lady Melania Trump made a rare joint appearance alongside her husband, President Donald Trump at a re-election campaign rally in Florida.
2020-10-30
Category: International, United States,Politics
UP Mati Kala Board to hold its first exhibition
Lucknow, Oct 30 (IANS) The first exhibition organised by the UP Mati Kala Board will be held in Lucknow from November 4 to 13 where artists from various districts will display their wares made from clay.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Art/Culture/Books
HPCL gains over 4% as board considers share buyback on Nov 4
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) Shares of oil refinery Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd. (HPCL) gained over four per cent to Rs 187.10 (at 2.30 p.m.) on the BSE on Friday after the company announced that it will consider a proposal to buyback shares at its next board meeting on November 4.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Agriculture loans not part of government's interest waiver scheme
Mumbai, Oct 30 (IANS) In what may be a severe hit for farmers and other stakeholders in the country's agricultural sector, crop loans, tractor loans and other agriculture loans will not be part of the scheme for ex-gratia payment of difference between interest on loans up to Rs 2 crore.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Increased wind speed to improve Delhi's air quality by Nov 1
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) Increased surface wind speed and faster dispersion is likely to result in significant improvement of air pollution levels in the national capital by November 1, the System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting and Research, which comes under the aegis of Ministry of Earth Sciences stated on Friday.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Congress, BJP level more allegations against Kerala CM
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 30 (IANS) The principal opposition parties in Kerala - the Congress and the BJP - have been on the warpath demanding the resignation of Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan ever since the gold smuggling case surfaced in July. Now with two key arrests taking place, these two parties on Friday levelled more allegations about the role of Vijayan.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Husband of village head set ablaze in Amethi
Amethi (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 30 (IANS) The husband of a Dalit village head was allegedly set ablaze by miscreants due to political rivalry.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
2 terrorist associates arrested by J&K police
Srinagar, Oct 30 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir Police have arrested two terrorist associates from North Kashmir's Handwara and recovered arms and ammunition from them, officials said on Friday.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism
Trump campaign postpones North Carolina rally
Washington, Oct 30 (IANS) The re-election campaign of US President Donald Trump has cancelled a rally scheduled to be held in North Carolina, a major battleground state, citing weather conditions.
2020-10-30
Category: International, United States,Politics
Munger violence: Police targeting 'Hindutva', says Shiv Sena
Mumbai, Oct. Oct 30 (IANS) Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut on Friday said that the violent incidents in Munger district of Bihar are an attack on 'Hindutva' and questioned why the state government is keeping quiet in the matter.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
150 hockey players resume sports activities in Maharashtra
Mumbai, Oct 30 (IANS) A total of 150 players have resumed limited sports activities in Maharashtra in accordance with the Ministry of Home Affairs' (MHA) recent guidelines amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Hockey
Biden leads Trump in Florida, Pennsylvania, N.Carolina
Washington, Oct 30 (IANS) With just five days left for the November 3 US presidential election, Democratic nominee Joe Biden was currently leading President Donald in three battleground states of Florida, Pennsylvania and North Carolina, a new poll showed.
2020-10-30
Category: International, United States,Politics
NASA spacecraft successfully stows asteroid sample
Washington, Oct 30 (IANS) NASA on Friday said that its OSIRIS-REx spacecraft has completed the most challenging phases of its mission after it successfully stowed samples of asteroid Bennu.
2020-10-30
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
18% Gujarat bypolls' nominees have pending criminal cases: ADR
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) The Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) has said that around 18 per cent of the candidates in the fray during the bypolls for eight Gujarat Assembly seats have declared criminal cases pending against themselves.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
JPC questions Google, Paytm on data privacy, Chinese investment
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) Google and digital payments major Paytm were questioned by a parliamentary panel in India on a range of issues including data privacy and China links.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Delhi,Technology,Politics
IGCAR targets to transfer 10 more technologies by Dec
Chennai, Oct 30 (IANS) The Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research (IGCAR), Kalpakkam hopes to transfer 10 technologies to industries by the end of this year in the areas of healthcare, environment sensors, security electronics and others, said a top official.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Technology
AWS generates $11.6bn in sales, leads global Cloud market
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) Maintaining its leadership position in the global Cloud market, Amazon Web Services (AWS), the Cloud arm of e-commerce giant Amazon, generated $11.6 billion in sales in the September quarter, up 29 per cent year-over-year.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Social-distancing measures relaxed in HK
Hong Kong, Oct 30 (IANS) Social-distancing measures in Hong Kong were relaxed on Friday which will now to allow at least six people to sit at a restaurant table, up from the initial four, while the limit on groups in bars and pubs also increased from two to four.
2020-10-30
Category: International, Hong Kong,Politics
Waiting to earn India jersey again, says Dipsan Tirkey
Bengaluru, Oct 30 (IANS) Dipsan Tirkey, a popular name from the India colts team that lifted the FIH Junior Men's World Cup in 2016, has had a rough patch over the past two years.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Hockey
India most hit by pandemic as investors' index deteriorates most among emerging markets
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) India seems to be the worst affected economy among emerging markets from the Covid-19 pandemic with Investors' Macro Ratings Index (IMRI) deteriorating the most in the country in the first half of calendar year 2020, a Motilal Oswal analysis of macro economic conditions in India via emerging markets has showed.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Class 8 student aims to light his path to entrepreneurial success
Gorakhpur (UP), Oct 30 (IANS) Amar Prajapati is aged just 14, and is a Class 8 student. Nothing unusual, one may say. But what sets him apart from his peers is his strong entrepreneurial streak that led him to start a LED-manufacturing company at an age when most youngsters are grappling with academic and other issues.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
iPhone 12 production spoiling air quality in China: Report
San Francisco, Oct 30 (IANS) US-based investment bank Morgan Stanley analysts tracking the air quality in China claimed that the production of iPhones has historically led to a reduction in air quality in four key Chinese cities -- Zhengzhou, Shenzhen, Chengdu and Chongqing.
2020-10-30
Category: International, Costa Rica,Environment/Wildlife
N.Korea blames Seoul for death of fisheries official
Seoul, Oct 30 (IANS) North Korea on Friday blamed South Korea for the death of a fisheries official killed at sea last month because Seoul "failed to exercise proper control" over its citizen.
2020-10-30
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
Five distinct dog types existed 11,000 years ago: Study
New York, Oct 30 (IANS) Scientists have mapped the DNA of 27 ancient dogs spanning back 11,000 years and found that there were at least five different types of dogs present at the end of the last Ice Age.
2020-10-30
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
Crossing 'Lakshmana Rekha' in cricket never a cake walk (Column: Close-in)
The 'Lakshmana Rekha', the famous line drawn by Lakshman for Sita not to cross when he went to find Ram in the forest, as mentioned in the Ramayana, seems so synonymous with the way the Indian Premier League's (IPL) participating sides appear at the moment.
2020-10-30
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Cricket,Opinion/Commentary
SL Parliament sessions limited to 2 hours amid Covid-19 risk
Colombo, Oct 30 (IANS) Sessions of the Sri Lankan Parliament when the House meets next week have been limited to only two hours due to the heightened risk of Covid-19 within the complex, official sources said.
2020-10-30
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Modi reaches Ahmedabad to inaugurate, lay stones of 21 projects at Kevadiya
Gandhinagar, Oct 30 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Ahmedabad on Friday for a two-day visit to Gujarat, during which he will inaugurate and lay the foundation stones of a number of projects at the Statue of Unity site at Kevadiya Colony later in the day.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
PAGD condemns curbs on Farooq Abdullah's movements
Srinagar, Oct 30 (IANS) The People's Alliance For Gupkar Declaration (PAGD) has condemned the actions of the state administration, which has put a blockade outside the residence of Jammu and Kashmir's former Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah in Srinagar.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
TV actor Abhishek Nigam trains in acrobatics for superhero role
Mumbai, Oct 30 (IANS) Actor Abhishek Nigam, who plays the lead role in the upcoming TV show, Hero: Gayab Mode On, and is currently learning acrobatics for the role.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Seven killed as vehicle rolls off hilltop in Andhra
Rajamundry, Oct 30 (IANS) As many as seven persons of a marriage party died as a goods carrier autorickshaw carrying 16 passengers, rolled down from a hilltop outside a temple at Thantikonda village of East Godavari district in Andhra Pradesh, police officials said on Friday.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
AAP MLA booked for obstructing NIA officials during raids
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) The Delhi Police has booked Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) legislator Amanatullah Khan after the complaint by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) over the charges of disrupting the raids of the anti-terror probe agency during the raids at the office premises of Charity Alliance headed by former Delhi Minority Commission chief Zafarul Islam Khan.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Taliban seeks release of remaining prisoners
Kabul/Doha, Oct 30 (IANS) During a meeting with US Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad in Doha, the Taliban sought the release of the remaining prisoners currently lodged in Afghan jails, according to a spokesman of the militant group.
2020-10-30
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
This one was for the fans, says Jadeja post thrilling win over KKR
Dubai, Oct 30 (IANS) Chennai Super Kings all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja has expressed gratitude to the fans for their support during the ongoing Indian Premier League edition in which the three-time champions failed to qualify for the playoffs.
2020-10-30
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Localised content helping Amazon grow Prime Video streaming
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) Riding on localised content being churned out in countries like India, the number of Prime members who stream Prime Video grew by more than 80 per cent (year-over-year) in the third quarter and international customers more than doubled the hours of content they watch on Prime video compared to last year, Amazon has announced.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology
Adil Hussain to star in British Indian film Footprints On Water
London, Oct 30 (IANS) Indian actor Adil Hussain features alongside British actor Antonio Aakeel in the upcoming British-Indian film Footprints On Water.
2020-10-30
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Congress to observe Kisan Adhikar Diwas on Oct 31
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) Stepping up its support to the farmers in the wake of enactment of three contentious agriculture-related central laws, the Congress on Friday said it would observe October 31 -- the birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel and death anniversary of late Prime Minister Indira Gandhi -- as 'Kisan Adhikar Diwas'.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Australian bushfire inquiry makes 80 recommendations
Canberra, Oct 30 (IANS) The landmark royal commission into Australia's "Black Summer" bushfires has handed down its final report on Friday, where it made 80 recommendations to prevent future disasters.
2020-10-30
Category: International, Australia,Politics
11 Islamabad courts sealed after Covid-19 cases emerge
Islamabad, Oct 30 (IANS) Eleven courts in Islamabad have been sealed after judges and staff tested positive for the novel coronavirus, the media reports on Friday.
2020-10-30
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
The Fault In Our Stars author John Green praises Sanjana Sanghi for Dil Bechara
Mumbai, Oct 30 (IANS) Actress Sanjana Sanghi received a message full of praise for her performance in Dil Bechara from author John Green, whose book The Fault In Our Stars inspired the Hindi romantic tragedy. The author also spoke of the tragic loss of Sushant Singh Rajput, who co-starred with Sanjana in the film.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Cognitive disorders may increase risk of severe Covid-19: Study
New York, Oct 30 (IANS) Researchers have claimed that dementia and other cognitive disorders now appear to be the risk factors for developing severe Covid-19.
2020-10-30
Category: International, United States,National,Health/Medicine
Telangana: Trapped coal miner found dead, body retrieved
Hyderabad, Oct 30 (IANS) A worker of Singareni Collieries Company Limited (SCCL), who was trapped under a coal rock, was found dead on Friday.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Pak Covid-19 positivity rate exceeds 3% after 70 days
Islamabad, Oct 30 (IANS) Pakistan's Covid-19 positivity rate has exceeded the 3 per cent mark after more than 70 days, a Minister revealed.
2020-10-30
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Delhi man held on charge of forging Rs 392-cr input tax credit
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) A Delhi resident was arrested by a team of Directorate General of GST Intelligence's (DGGI) Gurugram Zonal Unit on charges of creating and operating fictitious firms on forged documents and passing fake input tax credit totalling over Rs 392 crore through issuance of invoices without actual receipts/supply of goods or services.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Business/Economy
Scarlett Johansson weds comedian Colin Jost in private ceremony
Los Angeles, Oct 30 (IANS) Hollywood star Scarlett Johansson has tied the knot with comedian Colin Jost in a private ceremony.
2020-10-30
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
9th international conference on 'Victim Assistance: Challenges and Resilience during COVID-19'
Sonipat, Oct 30 (IANS) Covid-19 has caused immense trauma and victimization across the globe. Out of 215 countries, areas and territories globally affected by Covid-19, 134 refugee hosting countries are reporting local transmissions.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Haryana,National
Delhi contractor held hostage in UP rescued, 3 held
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) A Delhi contractor dealing in stone works, who was abducted by one of his employees and his accomplices over non-payment of dues, was rescued and three persons arrested in the case, Delhi Police said on Friday.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Munger violence: CISF report says local police fired first
Patna, Oct 30 (IANS) The Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) has submitted a report on the October 26 violence in Bihar's Munger to the Election Commission. It has stated that the firing was first done by the local police and when the situation went out of control, the CISF also fired later in the air.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Researchers develop face mask that makes wearer less infectious
New York, Oct 30 (IANS) People wear face masks to protect others -- not merely to protect themselves. With this in mind, researchers have developed a new concept for a mask that aims to make the wearer less infectious.
2020-10-30
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Initial iPhone 12 data suggest we're off to great start: Tim Cook
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) The delay in launching the new iPhone 12 series is a blessing in disguise as according to Apple CEO Tim Cook, initial data points on iPhone 12 and 12 Pro suggest the company is off to a great start for the upcoming quarters.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Security forces seize arms, ammo from militant hideout in J&K
Jammu, Oct 30 (IANS) Security forces busted a militant hideout in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district on Friday and seized arms and ammunition.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics,Terrorism
Over 200k abusive tweets towards NZ female candidates
Wellington, Oct 30 (IANS) While campaigning was underway for the October 17 New Zealand general elections, more than 200,000 abusive tweets were directed towards female candidates, including incumbent Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, it was revealed on Friday.
2020-10-30
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Smith, Stokes, Buttler & Archer need to play fearlessly against KXIP: Swann
Abu Dhabi, Oct 30 (IANS) Former England spinner Graeme Swann believes Rajasthan Royals need to believe in their four overseas players -- Steve Smith, Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler and Jofra Archer -- in order to beat Kings XI Punjab in their must-win IPL encounter to be played on Friday evening at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium.
2020-10-30
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Foods to ignore if you are suffering from arthritis
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANSlife) Arthritis is an autoimmune disease that affects joint and bone pain. It could be a problem or a matter of concern, If not taken care of at the right time. Hence it is important to follow these few tips such as proper sunlight exposure every day, having food products that provide calcium and Vitamin B12 with all micro nutritions for e.g. olive oil, green tea, blueberries etc and also taking all the medications recommended by doctors.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Australian state further ease border curbs
Canberra, Oct 30 (IANS) The Australian state of Queensland said on Friday that it will allow entry to travellers from most of neighbouring New South Wales (NSW) state, while restrictions still remained in place amid the Covid-19 pandemic for Sydney and Victoria.
2020-10-30
Category: International, Australia,Politics
The Mumbai LitFest 2020 goes online
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANSlife) Mumbai's celebrated literature festival Tata Literature Live! The Mumbai LitFest, which is now in its 11th year has adopted a virtual format due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic this year.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Covid after-effects an emerging challenge for docs, patients
Jaipur, Oct 30 (IANS) At a time when the Covid-19 graph seems to be showing a slide the nation, another trend is giving sleepless nights to patients as well as health experts -- the after-effects reported among the patients who have recently turned Covid negative.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Health/Medicine
Wine O'clock anywhere & anytime
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANSlife) Fratelli wines has introduced its latest offering from its formidable range of Indian wines, TILT ? crisp. easy. delish. Fratelli Vineyards in Sholapur, Maharashtra is Indias largest privately owned wine estate with 240 acres combined of a conducive terroir and climate, several pioneering international grape varieties, and master winemaker Piero Masis Tuscan wine expertise.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Alia Bhatt invests in a woman-led company with Indian roots
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANSlife) Yet another Bollywood celebrity to join in the business world is youth icon Alia Bhatt. The young superstar has made a personal investment in leading omnichannel lifestyle retailer, Nykaa via a secondary transaction for an undisclosed amount.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Google tests tool to let users compare similar apps on Play Store
San Francisco, Oct 30 (IANS) Google is reportedly testing a new feature in the Play Store app that will allow users to directly compare similar apps, in order to make decisions before downloading an app.
2020-10-30
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Spinning your way to good health
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANSlife) One of the most popular cardio work-outs in North America, Latin America, Europe and other parts of Asia, and a current global phenomenon, rhythm-based spinning is nothing short of a complete workout for the body. It keeps you energised through the day and keeps the mind focussed. All one have to do is ride a bike.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Death toll from typhoon Molave in Philippines reaches 22
Manila, Oct 30 (IANS) The death toll from typhoon Molave in the Philippines has increased to 22, while four others remained missing and 39 people were injured, the government disaster agency said on Friday, adding that another storm was fast approaching.
2020-10-30
Category: International, Philippines,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Lessons learnt while getting ready for virtual meetings & parties
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANSlife) As occasions we once anticipated to celebrate, now stand cancelled due to restrictions on social gatherings; new ways have come up to celebrate. Parties and celebrations have been organised on apps such as Zoom, Facetime and House-party. Social distancing has surely taught us is that we can still continue to celebrate special moments such as birthday parties and even wedding days in form of 'Virtual Bashes.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Indian healthcare industry needs a change: Expert
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANSlife) With all the chaos created due to the pandemic, a change in the Indian healthcare industry is the need of the hour, feels Anita Sumra Singh, Chief Executive Officer of Chicago based Jorie Healthcare Partners which recently entered India.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Digital theatre also an exercise in archiving: Makarand Deshpande
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANSlife) Film and theater actor and director, Makarand Deshpande, feels that digitizing theatre helps reach new audiences and helps archive it as well.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
La Vuelta: Sam Bennett loses stage win to Pascal Ackermann
Aguilar de Campoo (Spain), Oct 30 (IANS) Deceuninck Quick-Step's Sam Bennett was first to cross the line at La Vuelta, but was relegated from the results after what the race organisers called 'irregular sprinting' and so Pascal Ackermann (Bora Hansgrohe) stepped up to the top place on the podium in the latest stage.
2020-10-30
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Other Sports
Bluedart Express' shares rise 11% as July-Sept profit surges
Oct 30 (IANS) Shares of Bluedart Express surged 11 per cent on Friday after the company' s consolidated net profit for the July-September quarter recorded a near-three fold jump.
2020-10-30
Category: India, New Delhi,Business/Economy
Barcelona centre-back Araujo sustains hamstring injury
Barcelona, Oct 30 (IANS) Barcelona FC have confirmed that Uruguayan centre-back Ronald Araujo has sustained an injury in his right hamstring and that his availability will now depend on how the injury develops.
2020-10-30
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
High-profile arrests make Kerala CPI-M see red
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 30 (IANS) At a time when the Communist party in the country is celebrating its centenary, at its last bastion in Kerala things have reached a crucial moment after the two high-profile arrests in cases that have rocked the 'red party' and the government. Amid all this the CPI-M's highest decision making body -- the Central Committee -- is having a two-day online meeting starting Friday.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Future pandemics to emerge often, kill more people: Experts
London, Oct 30 (IANS) A major new report by 22 leading experts from around the world, has revealed that future pandemics will emerge more often, spread more rapidly and do more damage to the world economy.
2020-10-30
Category: International, United Kingdom,National,Health/Medicine
Global smartphone market recovers in Q3, Samsung top seller
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) Samsung overtook Huawei as the top smartphone seller in the world in the third quarter of this year even as the global smartphone market grew 32 per cent quarter-over-quarter to reach 366 million units in Q3 2020, a Counterpoint Research report said on Friday.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Telangana's Covid tally jumps to 2.37 lakh
Hyderabad, Oct 30 (IANS) Telangana has reported 1,531 new Covid-19 cases, pushing the state's tally to 2,37,187, while six fresh fatalities took the death toll to 1,330, health officials said on Friday.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
NZ votes yes for euthanasia, no to cannabis legalisation
Wellington, Oct 30 (IANS) A majority of New Zealand residents have voted in support of euthanasia and against cannabis legalisation in the country, provisional results of the two recently-held referendums revealed on Friday.
2020-10-30
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Over 100 CAPF officials to promote 'Fit India' movement
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) In a first-ever endeavour towards the 'Fit India' movement, over 100 officials from almost all the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) will cover a distance of 200 km on Saturday to promote the campaign being pushed by the Narendra Modi-led Central government.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Realme fastest brand to sell 5 crore smartphones: Report
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) Realme has become the fastest-growing brand to reach the 5 crore smartphone sales mark in nine quarters (from Q3 2018 to Q1 2020), a new report said in on Friday.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
UK reports 23,056 new Covid-19 cases, 280 deaths
London, Oct 30 (IANS) The UK has reported 23,056 new Covid-19 infections and 280 fatalaties in 24 hours amid a resurgence, which increased the overall caseload and death toll to 965,340 and 45,955, respectively, according to official figures.
2020-10-30
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
Halloween treats on OTT for a perfect spook fest
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) Halloween is incomplete without the chills, shrills and thrills, and OTT platforms have packed it all for a spooky binge therapy.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Working hard to let people chat across our apps: Facebook CEO
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) Stressing that the messaging experience in the US is very fragmented compared to India or China, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has said the company is working hard to merge Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp so that they can start to function a little bit more like one connected interoperable system.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Israel to export agricultural produce to UAE
Tel Aviv, Oct 30 (IANS) Israeli farmers and companies have received permission to export agricultural produce to the United Arab Emirates (UAE), according to an official statement.
2020-10-30
Category: International, Israel,Politics
Cong sets ball rolling for election of new chief
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) The Congress' Central Election Authority headed by Madhusudan Mistry has started the process for the election of the party president.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Syrian Prez discusses refugee conference with Russian delegation
Damascus, Oct 30 (IANS) Syrian President Bashar al-Assad discussedholding of a conference on refugees' return with a visiting Russian delegation, according to the presidential media office.
2020-10-30
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics
India lessons helping us uphold election integrity in US: Zuckerberg
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) The key changes in the approach to maintain election integrity in India, the EU and more than 200 elections around the world are helping the social network stop abuse and maintain election integrity ahead of next weeks presidential vote in the US, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has said as the company faces intense scrutiny.
2020-10-30
Category: International, India,Technology,Politics
France demands suspension of Mahathir's account for hate tweet
Paris, Oct 30 (IANS) Twitter has removed former Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad's controversial tweet glorifying violence even though France is demanding suspension of his account on the social media platform.
2020-10-30
Category: International, France,Technology
'Ramayana' in Sanskrit at Lucknow varsity centennial celebration
Lucknow, Oct 30 (IANS) The centenary celebrations of Lucknow University, in November, will have an adaptation of the Ramayana in Sanskrit as a major highlight of the events.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Equity indices in green; metal, oil & gas stocks surge
Mumbai, Oct 30 (IANS) The key Indian equity indices traded on a positive note on Friday morning with the Sensex above the 39,900 mark.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Langer, CA contact aboriginal people to discuss 'taking the knee'
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) The Australian cricket team and management will meet to decide on the manner to denounce racism through on-field messages.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Israel to partially reopen schools
Tel Aviv, Oct 30 (IANS) Israel's special cabinet on the Covid-19 pandemic has decided to partially reopen elementary schools from Sunday onwards, as part of easing the full nationwide lockdown.
2020-10-30
Category: International, Israel,Education
France reports 47,637 Covid-19 cases amid nationwide lockdown
Paris, Oct 30 (IANS) France registered 47,637 new coronavirus cases in 24 hours, bringing the accumulative total to 1,327,852, as a national lockdown to stem the brutal second wave of the pandemic came into effect nationwide, according to official figures.
2020-10-30
Category: International, France,Health/Medicine
Haryana reduces prices of RT-PCR, rapid antigen Covid tests
Gurugram, Oct 30 (IANS) The Haryana government has brought down the prices of RT-PCR and rapid antigen Covid-19 tests for private laboratories to Rs 900 and Rs 500 respectively.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Haryana,National,Health/Medicine
Italy urges collective responsibility amid 2nd Covid-19 wave
Rome, Oct 30 (IANS) A top Italian health official has urged residents for a collective responsibility which is required to battle the ongoing second Covid-19 pandemic wave in the country, currently one of the worst-hit in Europe.
2020-10-30
Category: International, Italy,Health/Medicine
McDonald's HQ building sells for over $412 million
Chicago, Oct 30 (IANS) The McDonald's Headquarters building in Chicago has sold for more than $412 million, the largest office property sale in the city since 2018.
2020-10-30
Category: International, United States,Human Interest/Society
PUBG Mobile, Lite version stop working in India from Friday
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) PUBG Mobile and PUBG Mobile Lite will no longer work for gamers in India starting from Friday, the company has announced.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
India's Covid tally surges over 80L, Delhi also sees spike
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) With a fresh spike of 48,648 coronavirus infections and 563 deaths in 24 hours, India's tally on Friday rose to 80,88,851. The national capital too continued to witness a rise in the number of daily infections.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Atmosphere pretty relaxed, doesn't feel like we're out of IPL: Gaikwad
Dubai, Oct 30 (IANS) Even though Chennai Super Kings are out of contention of making it to the playoffs in IPL 2020, CSK batsman Ruturaj Gaikwad has stated that the atmosphere in the dressing room is "pretty relaxed" and that it doesn't feel the three-time champions are out of the tournament.
2020-10-30
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Twitter keeps fingers crossed on ad growth in US election month
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) Admitting that it's hard to predict how advertiser behaviour could play out in the election month, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey said it is good to see people find relevant topics around US presidential polls and Covid-19 that are interesting to them.
2020-10-30
Category: International, India,Technology,Politics
Compensation claims tied to Japan's Fukushima plant work total 269
Tokyo, Oct 30 (IANS) A total of 269 cases related to the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant work in Japan have been deemed as job-related accidents and covered by compensation since the nuclear disaster in 2011, Labour Ministry officials said.
2020-10-30
Category: International, Japan,Crime/Disaster/Accident
UP to soon get organ transplant organisation
Lucknow, Oct 30 (IANS) The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh has decided to set up the State Organ Tissue Transplant Organisation (SOTTO), a state-level body that will revolutionise the process for organ transplant.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Apple's earnings in China drop 29% owing to iPhone delay
San Francisco, Oct 30 (IANS) Apple saw its earnings in China down to $7.9 billion in the September quarter -- a drop of 28.9 per cent from the same period when it earned $11.1 billion ? owing to delay in new iPhones.
2020-10-30
Category: International, Costa Rica,Business/Economy,Technology
Man ends life, suicide note claims denial of ticket by BSP
Ghazipur (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 30 (IANS) A trader allegedly committed suicide and left behind a note saying that he was taking the extreme step because the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) has not given him a ticket to contest the 2022 Assembly elections.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Players 'battle-hardened' but seeing families will be the challenge: Langer
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) Though Australia cricket team coach Justin Langer is convinced that his players are "match-ready" and "battle-hardened" ahead of the tough series against India, he feels the players not being able to spend time with their families could have a big impact.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Spanish Congress approves State of Alarm extension until May 2021
Madrid, Oct 30 (IANS) The Spanish Congress or the Lower House of Parliament has approved the extension of the State of Alarm that was re-imposed last week due to a massive Covid-19 resurgence, until May 9, 2021.
2020-10-30
Category: International, Spain,Politics
Cong leader among 2 killed in cylinder blast in UP
Meerut (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 30 (IANS) A local Congress leader Asim Khan and another person were killed and seven others injured in a fire triggered by an LPG cylinder blast at a firecracker-making unit in the Sardhana area of Meerut.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Moderna prepares global launch of Covid-19 vaccine
Washington, Oct 30 (IANS) American biotechnology company Moderna announced that it was preparing for the global launch of its Covid-19 vaccine candidate.
2020-10-30
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
BBL 10: Imran Tahir, Noor Ahmad sign for Melbourne Renegades
Melbourne, Oct 30 (IANS) The Melbourne Renegades have made two overseas signings, securing veteran South Africa spinner Imran Tahir and promising Afghan teenager Noor Ahmad ahead of the 10th edition of the Big Bash League (BBL).
2020-10-30
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Germany to support companies affected by partial lockdown
Berlin, Oct 30 (IANS) Germany will support companies particularly affected by the partial lockdown with up to 10 billion euros ($11.7 billio), Minister of Finance Olaf Scholz announced.
2020-10-30
Category: International, Germany,Politics
Rahul, Rabada stick to their Caps; Mumbai Indians qualify for playoffs
Dubai, Oct 30 (IANS) Kings XI Punjab skipper KL Rahul and Delhi Capitals pacer Kagiso Rabada continue to hold onto their respective Orange and Purple Caps following the completion of 49 matches in the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL) edition being played in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
2020-10-30
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
NYPD names 1st female chief of patrol
New York, Oct 30 (IANS) New York Police Department (NYPD) Commissioner Dermot Shea named Juanita Holmes, the highest ranking African-American woman on the force, as the chief of patrol, making her the first female to hold the position.
2020-10-30
Category: International, United States,Politics
US weekly jobless claims fall to 751k amid slow recovery
Washington, Oct 30 (IANS) The number of initial jobless claims in the US fell to 751,000 last week, as the labour market continues to recover at a slowing pace, according to an official report.
2020-10-30
Category: International, United States,Politics
UP sets record in sanitizer production
Lucknow, Oct 30 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh has set a record of sorts by producing over 1.7 crore litres of sanitizer since March when the lockdown was imposed following the Covid-19 pandemic.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Indian football moving on the right path: Adil Khan
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) Defender Adil Khan feels that Indian football is moving forward and growing on "the right path".
2020-10-30
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
NY proposes law to hold utilities accountable for natural disasters
New York, Oct 30 (IANS) New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has proposed a new law to strengthen the US state's enforcement tools to hold utilities accountable in response to widespread failures resulting from more frequent and extreme weather events.
2020-10-30
Category: International, United States,Politics
Apple sets September quarter record in India: Tim Cook
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) Apple CEO Tim Cook has revealed that the company set its September quarter record in India this year, also partly due to the launch of Apple Store Online that went live in the country on September 23.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
We have bitter taste from last time, we'll win: Langer
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) Australia cricket team coach Justin Langer has said that the forthcoming Test series against India will be a tough one but they have the team to win the four-match rubber this time.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Hurricane Zeta leaves thousands without power in Louisiana
Washington, Oct 30 (IANS) Over half a million people were left without electricity in the US state of Louisiana after Category 2 Hurricane Zeta made landfall along the Gulf Coast, authorities said.
2020-10-30
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
US reports new record high single-day Covid-19 cases
Washington, Oct 30 (IANS) The US has registered a new record for the highest number of single-day Covid-19 cases since the onset of the pandemic in the country, with a total of 81,599 people testing positive for the virus in a span of 24 hours, health authorities said.
2020-10-30
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Poetry creates lasting bonds: Abhay K
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) Writer and diplomat Abhay K, the Indian Ambassador to Madagascar and Comoros, who has edited the recently released 'The Bloomsbury Book of Great Indian Love Poems' that comprises verses from 28 Indian languages spanning over 3000 years, from Rigveda upto present day, insists that one always finds time for what he loves.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Delhi,National
In hockey, defenders win championship, strikers match: Mohammed Riaz
Chennai, Oct 30 (IANS) In hockey, the defenders win the championship while the attackers win the individual matches, said one of India's reputed mid field player N. Mohammed Riaz having played about 280 international matches.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National
Amazon reports 37% growth in sales, expects bumper holiday season
Seattle, Oct 30 (IANS) Ecommerce behemoth Amazon has reported better-than-expected Q3 results in the pandemic times when people tend to shop more online, as net sales increased 37 per cent to $96.1 billion in the third quarter, compared with $70 billion in the third quarter 2019.
2020-10-30
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy,Technology
Free trade deal between EU, Canada produces win-win results
Brussels, Oct 30 (IANS) The Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA), a free trade deal between the European Union (EU) and Canada, has helped the two sides in boosting trade and jobs over the past three-odd years, it was announced.
2020-10-30
Category: International, Belgium,Politics
Alphabet shares up after strong Q3 results over high ad growth
San Francisco, Oct 30 (IANS) Google parent company Alphabet saw its stock rising as much as 9 per cent as it posted strong results in its third quarter earnings results amid good ad growth, logging $46.17 billion in revenue.
2020-10-30
Category: International, Costa Rica,Business/Economy,Technology
Global Covid-19 cases nearing 45mn: Johns Hopkins
Washington, Oct 30 (IANS) The overall number of global coronavirus cases was nearing the 45 million mark, while the deaths have surged to 1,179,270, according to the Johns Hopkins University.
2020-10-30
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Twitter shares tank amid ad uncertainty in US election time
San Francisco, Oct 30 (IANS) Twitter shares sank after it posted strong third-quarter earnings but fell short on user growth, as it faces ad uncertainty amid heightened scrutiny around the US presidential election.
2020-10-30
Category: International, Costa Rica,Business/Economy,Technology
'US restrictions on energy companies working in Russia act to their detriment'
Moscow, Oct 30 (IANS) Russian President Vladimir Putin said that the United States is acting to the detriment of its companies by limiting their work in the energy sector in Russia.
2020-10-30
Category: International, Russian Federation,Politics
Chrissy Teigen deletes posts on noticing Hillary Clinton follows her on Twitter
Los Angeles, Oct 30 (IANS) Model Chrissy Teigen removed a few posts on her Twitter account on realising Hillary Clinton follows her.
2020-10-30
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
Khadi sales pick up on Modi's appeal, 19 lakh masks sold in 5 months
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) Mahatma Gandhi emphasised on the use of Khadi and later Khadi Village industry was started on his name. However, gradually people started loosing interest in Khadi but in the last few years people have started showing interest in Khadi products again. Prime Minister Narendra Modi also talked about Khadi in his 'Mann ki Baat' program. Surprisingly, masks are the best-selling Khadi products followed by fabric, honey and groceries and then handkerchiefs.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
EU leaders condemn 'terrorist attacks' in France
Brussels, Oct 30 (IANS) The leaders of the European Union (EU) issued a joint statement condemning "terrorist attacks" in France, after the latest one in Nice left at least three dead and several injured.
2020-10-30
Category: International, Belgium,Politics
FB user base declines in US as company posts $21.4bn sales in Q3
San Francisco, Oct 30 (IANS) Facebook reported a decrease in users in the US and Canada along with moderate revenue growth in its third-quarter earnings as the company faces intense scrutiny over its privacy and anti-competitive practices.
2020-10-30
Category: International, Costa Rica,Business/Economy,Technology
Services, Mac help Apple post record $64.7bn in September quarter
Cupertino (California), Oct 30 (IANS) Led by all-time records for Services and Mac, Apple has posted record September quarter revenue of $64.7 billion.
2020-10-30
Category: International, Mexico,Business/Economy,Technology
Trump administration notifies Congress F-35 sale plan to UAE
Washington, Oct 30 (IANS) The Donald Trump administration informally notified Congress of its plan to sell advanced fighter jets to the United Arab Emirates (UAE), according to the chair of the US House Foreign Affairs Committee.
2020-10-30
Category: International, United States,Politics
UN chief calls for women's participation in peace processes
United Nations, Oct 30 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called for efforts to boost women's meaningful participation in peace processes.
2020-10-30
Category: International, United States,Politics
Lady Diana now has historical perspective: 'The Crown' writer Peter Morgan
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) Writer Peter Morgan says he was very careful while writing for the role of Lady Diana Spencer in the popular show, The Crown.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
Texas is a toss up! Asian Americans will 'make or break it'
New York, Oct 30 (IANS) Republican stronghold Texas has entered 'pinch-me' territory, becoming the latest addition to the toss-up column on America's electoral map and sending chills through Planet Trump with just four days to go for election day in the United States.
2020-10-30
Category: International, United States,National
Focus shifts to Seemanchal for second phase of elections
Patna, Oct 30 (IANS) After completion of the first phase of elections in Bihar, the focus has now shifted to Seemanchal where elections for the second phase are scheduled to be held on November 3.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Russia reports record daily COVID-19 cases
Moscow, Oct 30 (IANS) Russia reported record 17,717 new COVID-19 cases and 366 related deaths over the past 24 hours, the national COVID-19 response center said.
2020-10-30
Category: International, Russian Federation,Politics
Matt Damon is not a car person
Los Angeles, Oct 30 (IANS) Hollywood star Matt Damon confesses he has never been a car person.
2020-10-30
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
Taish: Familiar vibes of vengeance (IANS Review; Rating: * * and 1/2 )
Taish (streaming of Zee5); Cast: Pulkit Samrat, Jim Sarbh, Harshvardhan Rane, Kriti Kharbanda, Ankur Rathee, Zoa Morani, Sanjeeda Sheikh, Saurabh Sachdeva, Abhimanyu Singh, Armaan Khera, Saloni Batra, Kunika; Direction: Bejoy Nambiar; Rating: * * and 1/2 (two and a half stars)
2020-10-30
Category: India, New Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Chelsea Handler recalls the time she was ghosted by NY Governor
Los Angeles, Oct 30 (IANS) Comedian Chelsea Handler has opened about the time she was ghosted by New York governor Andrew Cuomo after they made plans to go on a date.
2020-10-30
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
Texas is a toss up! Asian Americans will 'make or break it'
New York, Oct 30 (IANS) Republican stronghold Texas has entered 'pinch-me' territory, becoming the latest addition to the toss-up column on America's electoral map and sending chills through Planet Trump with just four days to go for election day in the United States.
2020-10-30
Category: International, United States,National
Pelosi hopes stock market selloff to prompt Trump to reach COVID-19 relief deal
Washington, Oct 30 (IANS) US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said that she hopes the current selloff in the US stock market will prompt President Donald Trump to reach a deal with Democrats on the new COVID-19 relief package.
2020-10-30
Category: International, United States,Politics
France's Macron vows to take new measures to fight terrorism
Paris, Oct 30 (IANS) French President Emmanuel Macron condemned the "Islamist terrorist attack" in Nice and vowed to take new measures to fight terrorism.
2020-10-30
Category: International, France,Politics
India asks Saudi Arabia to take corrective steps on bank note
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) India has asked Saudi Arabia to take corrective steps on the misrepresentation of its territorial boundaries on a new bank note.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
IPL: Tendulkar predicted a long innings for Gaikwad
Dubai, Oct 30 (IANS) When Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) brought in their most successful bowler this season, Varun Chakravarthy, he looked like he would cause havoc after he scalped opener Shane Watson, one of the more successful Chennai Super Kings (CSK) batsmen in the Indian Premier League. But young batsman Ruturaj Gaikwad at the other end showed the way to counter him.
2020-10-30
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Andhra to launch digital agri studio to update famers
Amaravati, Oct 30 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Agriculture Minister Kurasala Kannababu said on Thursday that a digital studio will be launched in Vijayawada soon to update farmers about the modern agricultural techniques.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Gaikwad one of the most talented players around: Dhoni
Dubai, Oct 29 (IANS) Chennai Super Kings (CSK) captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni was all praise for Ruturaj Gaikwad on Thursday after the 23-year-old opener scored a second consecutive half-century to lead his team to victory against the Kolkata Knight Riders in an Indian Premier League (IPL) clash between the two sides at the Dubai International Stadium.
2020-10-30
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
IMA case prime accused Khan gets bail in ED case
Bengaluru, Oct 29 (IANS) The Karnataka High Court on Thursday granted bail to Mohammad Mansoor Khan, prime accused in the multicrore - I Monetary Advisory' (IMA) - scam, a case registered with the Directorate of Enforcement.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Karnataka rural infra suffered Rs 1,000 cr loss in floods
Bengaluru, Oct 29 (IANS) Rural infrastructure, including roads, bridges, state highways, electric poles, and telephone lines and houses, were destroyed or severely damaged in the recent flash floods and heavy rains across Karnataka, causing an estimated Rs 1,000 crore loss, an official said on Thursday.
2020-10-29
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
KKR lose to CSK, chances of qualifying for playoffs recede (Ld)
Dubai, Oct 29 (IANS/GloFans) Ruturaj Gaikwad's scintillating 53-ball 72 and by Ravindra Jadeja's unbeaten 31 off 11 handed Chennai Super Kings (CSK) a six-wicket win over Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in a nail-biting finish in the Indian Premier League (IPL) on Thursday.
2020-10-29
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
JIH denies links with HWF, slams media reports
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) The Jamaat-e-Islami Hind (JIH), which claims to be the biggest socio-cultural organisation of Indian Muslims, on Thursday denied any links with the Human Welfare Foundation (HWF), and slammed media reports which associated it with the HWF after the National Investigation Agency (NIA) conducted raids at HWF's offices in Delhi and Jammu and Kashmir.
2020-10-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Andhra to spend Rs 17K cr on revamping, building new hospitals
Amaravati, Oct 29 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh government is preparing to spend Rs 17,300 crore on revamping the existing government hospitals apart from establishing 16 new medical colleges under the 'Nadu-Nedu' initiative.
2020-10-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
K'traka recoveries continue to outnumber new Covid
Bengaluru, Oct 29 (IANS) Continuing the trend of the last 10 days, 7,661 recoveries outnumbered 4,025 new Covid cases in a day across Karnataka.
2020-10-29
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Gujarat's corona tally at 1,71,040, death toll 3,708
Gandhinagar, Oct 29 (IANS) Gujarat on Thursday saw 987 new coronavirus cases, taking its tally to 1,71,040, while the death toll climbed to 3,708 with four more succumbing.
2020-10-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Can't fault any of my bowlers, says KKR captain Morgan
Dubai, Oct 29 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) captain Eoin Morgan on Thursday said that he couldn't fault any of his bowlers for their performance against Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in the Indian Premier League (IPL) on Thursday. KKR lost the match by six wickets that left them in fifth place with just one game left to play.
2020-10-29
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
BBMP to provide PPE kits to Covid patients to cast their voters
Bengaluru, Oct 29 (IANS) Bengaluru Bruhat Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) Commissioner N. Manjunath Prasad on Thursday announced that the BBMP would provide ambulance as well as PPE kits those Covid patients who wish to cast their votes during the forthcoming bypolls in the Rajarajeshwari Nagar (RR Nagar) assembly seat.
2020-10-29
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Kerala sees another 7,020 Covid cases, 26 deaths
Thiruuvananthapuram, Oct 29 (IANS) In another day of a high tally, Kerala on Thursday saw 7,020 new Covid cases and 26 more deaths.
2020-10-29
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
WB Guv meets Shah, raises concerns over law & order in Bengal
Kolkata, Oct 29 (IANS) West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar called on Union Home Minister Amit Shah at his residence in Delhi on Thursday.
2020-10-29
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
KKR's playoff chances handed a blow with defeat to CSK
Dubai, Oct 29 (IANS) Ravindra Jadeja slammed consecutive sixes off the last two balls of the match to take Chennai Super Kings (CSK) to a six-wicket win over Kolkata Knight Riders in the Indian Premier League (IPL) on Thursday.
2020-10-29
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
J&K LG condemns killings of political workers
Srinagar, Oct 29 (IANS) J&K Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha has strongly condemned the killings of political workers who were shot dead by the militants in Qazigund area of South Kashmir's Kulgam district on Thursday evening.
2020-10-29
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Police case on unauthorized helicopter landing in Nellore
Nellore, Oct 29 (IANS) A helicopter flying wedding guests landed in Andhra Pradesh's Nellore district illegally without prior permission of the local administration two days ago.
2020-10-29
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Andhra registers 2,905 new Covid cases as recoveries outnumber
Amaravati, Oct 29 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh registered 2,905 new Covid positive cases, increasing the state's tally to 8.17 lakh cases, even as 3,243 more patients recovered from the virus to outnumber infections on Thursday.
2020-10-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Rs 1,752 cr disbursed to 3 MCDs till Oct 26: Sisodia
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) Amid war of words over unpaid dues of healthcare workers in the hospitals run by the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD), Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Thursday wrote a scathing letter to three Mayors of MCDs alleging petty politics by them over the issue of delayed salaries to healthcare workers.
2020-10-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
K'taka police constable held for running IPL betting racket
Bengaluru, Oct 29 (IANS) Karnataka police arrested a District Crime Bureau's head constable for allegedly running an IPL betting racket in Chikkaballpura district on Thursday.
2020-10-29
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Styris jokingly 'wonders' if Suryakumar Yadav would play for NZ
Dubai, Oct 29 (IANS) Former New Zealand all-rounder Scott Styris jokingly suggested that Suryakumar Yadav can move to New Zealand in case he wants to play international cricket.
2020-10-29
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
NE border row: Protesters block highway to Mizoram for 2nd day
Silchar/Aizawl, Oct 29 (IANS) The Assam-Mizoram border trouble continued for the second day on Thursday as the agitators in southern Assam refused to withdraw their blockade of National Highway 306, the lifeline of Mizoram, demanding the withdrawal of its security personnel from Assam's territory.
2020-10-29
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics
Teenager suffers rare nerve disorder from Covid, treated
Chennai, Oct 29 (IANS) A 14-year-old boy who had developed Miller Fischer syndrome, a variant of rare Guillian-Barre Syndrome -- where the immune system attacks the nerves, due to his Covid-19 infection, has been successfully treated, said doctors at Kauvery Hospital here.
2020-10-29
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine
Core industrial output fall arrested in Sep but index still in negative zone
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) The deceleration rate in the production of India's eight major industries continued in September even though the fall was contained at much lower levels than previous months, official data showed on Thursday.
2020-10-29
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Recoveries outnumber fresh Covid cases in J&K
Srinagar, Oct 29 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday reported 551 new Covid-19 cases, taking the Union Territory's coronavirus tally to 93,764, while 588 discharges from different hospitals took its total number of recoveries to 85,370.
2020-10-29
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
Railways' 'Meri Saheli' initiative gains momentum
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) The Indian Railways' "Meri Saheli" initiative has gained momentum for its focused action on women's security across all the zones with an objective to provide safety and security to lady passengers travelling by trains for their entire journey, from the originating station to the destination.
2020-10-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
IndiGo's Q2FY21 net loss at Rs 1,194.8 cr
Mumbai, Oct 29 (IANS) InterGlobe Aviation, which runs airline major IndiGo, on Thursday posted a quarterly net loss of Rs 1,194.8 crore for the second quarter of 2020-21.
2020-10-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Ex-MP Tandon wary of outcome of bypoll results, claim UP Cong
Lucknow, Oct 29 (IANS) Former Congress MP from Unnao, Annu Tandon, left the party on Thursday citing differences with the state unit, causing a setback for the party ahead of the bypolls in Bangarmau which falls in Unnao district. The party candidate for Bangarmau is Arti Vajpayee.
2020-10-29
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Measured Rana proves his worth atop KKR batting order
Dubai, Oct 29 (IANS) After Nitish Rana was promoted to the opening slot a couple of matches ago, Nitish Rana has given Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) what they have been lacking throughout the Indian Premier League (IPL) season -- a batsman who can play a long innings and take them to a big total.
2020-10-29
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
US proposes giving H1-B to those with top salary offers, scrapping lottery
New York, Oct 29 (IANS) The administration of US President Donald Trump has announced plans to scrap the lottery for awarding H1-B professional visas and replacing it with a system that ranks applicants by the salaries they are offered.
2020-10-29
Category: International, United States,Diplomacy,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Opportunity for India as Russia ready to produce Covid vax at foreign sites of partners (Ld)
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) India has a huge opportunity to be the next big hub for vaccine production after Russia announced that it will manufacture Covid-19 vaccines at foreign sites with partners.
2020-10-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Hyderabad FC announce 3-yr tie-up with Spain's Marbella FC
Hyderabad, Oct 29 (IANS) Indian Super League (ISL) side Hyderabad FC on Thursday announced a strategic three-year tie-up with Spanish club Marbella FC. The Andalusia-based club currently competes in the Segunda Division B, the third tier of Spanish football.
2020-10-29
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Sports,Football
Woman raped by RTI activist in Gurugram
Gurugram, Oct 29 (IANS) A 45-year-old woman was allegedly raped by an RTI activist at multiple locations. The accused reportedly took undue advantage of the woman's emotions and raped her multiple times.
2020-10-29
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Will withdraw all false political cases if BJP comes to power: Dilip Ghosh
Kolkata, Oct 29 (IANS) Bengal BJP President Dilip Ghosh on Thursday announced that if his party comes to power in the state after the upcoming Assembly polls newt year, all false cases against political workers, irrespective of their affiliations, would be withdrawn.
2020-10-29
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Sudeva Football Club changes name to Sudeva Delhi FC, has new logo
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) Sudeva Football Club will now be known as Sudeva Delhi FC, the club said in a statement on Thursday. Sudeva is the first ever club from New Delhi to play in the I-League.
2020-10-29
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Three BJP workers shot dead by terrorists in Kashmir
Srinagar, Oct 29 (IANS) Three Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) members, including a district youth wing leader, were shot dead by terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam district on Thursday night, police said.
2020-10-29
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Terrorism
IT Ministry to act against officials in Aarogya Setu-RTI row
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) After severe criticism over National Informatics Centre's (NIC) reply to an RTI query on Aarogya Setu's creation, the ministry has directed action against the responsible officials for the "lapses" in providing information, sources said.
2020-10-29
Category: India, Delhi,National
Neranjen, Avani grab amateur titles at Champions Golf
Bengaluru, Oct 29 (IANS) Akshay Neranjen clinched the first leg of the RBG Champions Golf Development Tour while Avani Prashanth won both teens and amateur titles in the girls category here on Thursday.
2020-10-29
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Golf
3 BJP workers killed in Kashmir terror attack
Srinagar, Oct 29 (IANS) Three BJP workers, including its district youth wing president, were killed in a terror attack in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam district late on Thursday, officials said.
2020-10-29
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism
Air fare band for domestic sector extended till Feb 24: Minister
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) The applicability of fixed minimum and maximum air fare structure for dometic sector has been extended till Februray 24, 2021, Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri said on Thursday.
2020-10-29
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
How can we trust Andhra state election commissioner: YSRCP
Amaravati, Oct 29 (IANS) Senior YSRCP leader and Municipal Administration Minister Botcha Satyanarayana on Thursday questioned how can the State Election Commissioner (SEC), Nimaggadda Ramesh Kumar, be trusted when he allegedly met opposition leaders in a Hyderabad hotel.
2020-10-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Punjab CM asks all MLAs to come for meeting with President
Chandigarh, Oct 29 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Thursday appealed to all the state MLAs to accompany him to meet the President on November 4 to request him to accord speedy assent to the amended farm laws passed by the state to counter the Central farm laws.
2020-10-29
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Delhi: Highest-spike ever in daily COVID tally, infection rate approaches 10%
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) Delhi continued to witness an unprecedented rise in the number of daily infections on Thursday as well. According to a health department bulletin, the national capital recorded 5,739 fresh Covid-19 cases, the highest single-day spike till date, taking the total case-load to over 3.75 lakh with 27 new fatalities pushing the death count in the national capital to 6,423.
2020-10-29
Category: India, Delhi,National
India bans exports of onion seeds
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) In a bid to provide onions at an affordable price, the Centre has prohibited the export of onion seeds, with immediate effect.
2020-10-29
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Digital post box unveiled for registered speed post in B'luru
Bengaluru, Oct 29 (IANS) State-run India Post unveiled a digital post box in this tech city for sending registered letters and parcels through speed post at any time of the day or night as it operates 24x7, an official said on Thursday.
2020-10-29
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Human Interest/Society
Covid scare: Kolkata film festival rescheduled to Jan 2021
Kolkata, Oct 29 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday rescheduled the 26th Kolkata International Film Festival (KIFF) to January 2021 in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic. The KIFF was supposed to be organised between November 5 and 12.
2020-10-29
Category: India, West Bengal,Cinema/Showbiz
India's Apr-Sep fiscal deficit at around 115% of budgetary target
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) India's budgetary fiscal deficit for the April-September 2020-21 period stood at Rs 9.13 lakh crore, or 114.8 per cent of the budget estimates (BE).
2020-10-29
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
SIS logs 42% growth in Q2 consolidated net profit
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) Security and Intelligence Services (India) Ltd on Thursday reported a 41.9 per cent growth in its consolidated net profit for the quarter ended September at Rs 108.08 crore.
2020-10-29
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
IndiGo's Q2FY21 net loss at Rs 1,194.8 cr
Mumbai, Oct 29 (IANS) InterGlobe Aviation, which runs airline major IndiGo, on Thursday posted a quarterly net loss of Rs 1,194.8 crore for the second quarter of 2020-21.
2020-10-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Crime Branch takes over probe into Aman Baisla suicide case
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) The Delhi police on Thursday transferred the case of the suicide of 22-year-old businessman Aman Baisla to the Crime Branch. Baisla committed suicide by hanging himself in his office in Rohini, Delhi in September.
2020-10-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Maha Covid deaths jump again, but fatality rate drops (Roundup)
Mumbai, Oct 29 (IANS) Maharashtra's Covid-19 deaths again jumped above the 100-mark though recoveries improved with a falling fatality rate, health officials said here on Thursday.
2020-10-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
South Korean POSCO to invest in Andhra Pradesh
Amaravati, Oct 29 (IANS) Representatives from South Korean steel giant POSCO met Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y. S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on Thursday, and expressed willingness to invest in the state.
2020-10-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Centre to invite Air India bids based on enterprise value (2nd Lead)
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) In an aggressive push to off-load its stake in the national carrier, the Centre has decided to invite bids for Air India, based on the company's enterprise value.
2020-10-29
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Investment firm KKR sets up new firm for renewable energy assets
Chennai, Oct 29 (IANS) Global investment firm KKR on Thursday said it has floated a separate company, Virescent Infrastructure, to acquire renewable energy assets in India.
2020-10-29
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy
'Bearded' police officer who cracked heinous Delhi crime cases hangs his boots
New Delhi, Oct 29 ( IANS) He was a familiar face in every prominent police investigation that required the best brains at work. From kidnapping to high-profile murders, he was seen assisting the police team with senior officers.
2020-10-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Vodafone Idea's Q2 net loss narrows to Rs 7,218 cr
Mumbai, Oct 29 (IANS) Vodafone Idea has narrowed its consolidated net loss for the quarter ending September to Rs 7,218.2 crore.
2020-10-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Sanjay Dutt flaunts platinum blonde hairdo
Mumbai, Oct 29 (IANS) Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt has beaten cancer, and how! The 61-year-old star, who is currently spending time with his family, has opted for a new look to celebrate his recovery.
2020-10-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Rana, Karthik take KKR to 172/5 after late surge
Dubai, Oct 29 (IANS) Nitish Rana and Dinesh Karthik helped Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) take 66 runs from the last five overs of their innings to help them to a total of 172/5 wickets against Chennai Super Kings (CSK) on Wednesday.
2020-10-29
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Gauhati HC seeks affidavit on how ineligible people registered names in NRC
Guwahati, Oct 29 (IANS) The Gauhati High Court has asked the NRC state coordinator to file a comprehensive affidavit within three weeks detailing how a section of ineligible people managed to include their names in the National Register of Citizens (NRC) published on August 31 last year, a court official said on Thursday.
2020-10-29
Category: India, Assam,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
TN to take executive order route for quota to govt school students
Chennai, Oct 29 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu government on Thursday decided to take the executive order route to implement the 7.5 per cent reservation in undergraduate medical courses for government school students who have passed the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) from 2020-21 academic year onwards.
2020-10-29
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Education,Politics
Pakistan violates LoC ceasefire in Poonch
Jammu, Oct 29 (IANS) In another ceasefire breach, Pakistan on Thursday began firing and shelling with mortars along the Line of Control (LoC) in J&K's Poonch district.
2020-10-29
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security
Sports Minister assures help to ailing hockey Olympian MP Singh
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju on Thursday assured a group of well-known hockey players that Olympian Mohinder Pal Singh, who has damaged both his kidneys, would be provided assistance under a relevant scheme of the ministry, and also asked Gautam Buddha Nagar member of Parliament to further chip in to help the ailing star who lives in his constituency.
2020-10-29
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Hockey
SAI to fund badminton players Jayaram, Dey's quarantine in Germany
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) The Sports Authority of India (SAI) on Thursday said that it would fund the quarantine period of badminton players Ajay Jayaram and Shubhankar Dey in Germany, after they were forced to pull out of the SaarLorLux Open due to a member of the Indian contingent testing positive for Covid-19.
2020-10-29
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Badminton
Pak boasts about its role in Pulwama attack; BJP takes dig at Rahul Gandhi
New Delhi/Islamabad, Oct 29 (IANS) Pakistan on Thursday admitted and boasted about its role in the 2019 Pulwama suicide bombing in Kashmir in which 40 Indian paramilitary troopers were killed by the globally banned terror outfit Jaish-e-Mohammad.
2020-10-29
Category: International, India,National,Defence/Security,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
SC stays Delhi HC order ending Covid bail of 2,318 prisoners
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) The Supreme Court has stayed the order of the Delhi High Court discontinuing its blanket order extending all interim stays and bails granted prior to and during the Covid-19 lockdown after October 31.
2020-10-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Stimulus boost: Govt. extends IT exemption for payment of deemed LTC fare to non-Central employees
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) Government on Thursday extended tax exemption on cash allowance of LTC fare paid in lieu of deemed actual travel to non-government employees in a bid to encourage the private sector to support government initiative to generate demand in the economy.
2020-10-29
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Russia ready to produce Covid vax at foreign sites of partners: Putin
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that Russia is ready to produce Covid-19 vaccines at the sites of foreign partners.
2020-10-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
KCR's daughter Kavitha begins new political inning
Hyderabad, Oct 29 (IANS) Kalvakuntla Kavitha on Thursday took oath as the member of Telangana Legislative Council, formally beginning a new inning in the politics after lying low following a shock defeat in Lok Sabha elections last year.
2020-10-29
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Bengali film 'Bhuban Majhi' highlights Bangladesh Liberation War
Mumbai, Oct 29 (IANS) Indian actor Parambrata Chattopadhyay and Bangladeshi actress Aparna Ghosh co-star in the digital film Bhuban Majhi, which revolves around the Liberation War of Bangladesh. The film, directed by Fakhrul Arefeen Khan, releases on Friday.
2020-10-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
CGST officials bust racket generating fraudulent input tax credit
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) Based upon specific intellgeince inputs, the officials of the anti-evasion branch of the Central Goods and Service Tax (CGST), Commissionerate, Delhi (East), have busted a major racket for generation of huge inadmissible input tax credit (ITC) through fake billing of about Rs 1,278 crore.
2020-10-29
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Vijayan cool as cucumber, reads from paper and ends press meet
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 29 (IANS) Despite facing tough times, when Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan's former secretary M. Sivasankar was handed over to the ED's custody and his party state secretary's son Bineesh Kodiyeri was arrested by the ED in Bengaluru, Vijayan on Thursday appeared as cool as a cucumber.
2020-10-29
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Shilpa Shetty replaces eggs with flaxseed powder while baking banana bread
Mumbai, Oct 29 (IANS) Shilpa Shetty on Thursday shared the recipe of her son Viaan's favourite banana bread with walnuts. The actress, who turned vegetarian a few months ago, used flaxseed powder mixed with water as a replacement for eggs while baking the bread.
2020-10-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Hidden till now, air pollution emerges as leading risk-factor contributing to strokes
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) The manifestation of rising air pollution in respiratory organs is well recognised and talked about in the public discourse. However, not many people are aware air pollutants have the potential to increase the risk of stroke.
2020-10-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Health/Medicine
Social isolation puts women at higher hypertension risk: Study
Toronto, Oct 29 (IANS) Middle-aged and older women who lacked social ties were much more likely than men to suffer from hypertension and stroke, warn researchers.
2020-10-29
Category: International, Canada,Science/Tech,Health/Medicine
GKPD welcomes right to property in J&K
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) The Global Kashmiri Pandit Diaspora (GKPD) has welcomed and applauded the move of the Narendra Modi government to ensure equal and fair application of the right to property in Jammu and Kashmir.
2020-10-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Hear Varavara Rao's bail plea expeditiously, his medical condition demands attention: SC to Bombay HC
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) : The Supreme Court on Thursday directed the Bombay High Court to expeditiously hear the bail plea of Telugu poet and writer Varavara Rao in the Bhima Koregaon case.
2020-10-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Maha scraps Dharavi redevelopment tender, to invite fresh bids
Mumbai, Oct 29 (IANS) In a significant development, the Maharashtra cabinet, presided over by Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray, on Thursday decided to scrap the tendering process for the ambitious redevelopment of Dharavi -- the slum area situated in heart of Mumbai and Asia's largest -- and invite fresh bids, officials said.
2020-10-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
ED seizes shares of Goa-based businessman under FEMA
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Thursday said that it has seized shares worth Rs 1.19 crore of Goa-based businessman Sunil Kumar held in the name of Sanatan Financers and Real Estates Pvt Ltd for holding two immovable properties in the UK and cheating foreign nationals in a money laundering case.
2020-10-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Vidyut Jammwal: Take inspiration from agility, fierceness of tigers
Mumbai, Oct 29 (IANS) Bollywood action hero and fitness enthusiast Vidyut Jammwal says he takes inspiration from the agility and fierceness of tigers, and incorporates the same in life.
2020-10-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Sidharth Malhotra reveals 'relation-chip goals'
Mumbai, Oct 29 (IANS) Actor Sidharth Malhotra has shared his relationship goals, and it is all about chips.
2020-10-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Reese Witherspoon reveals political aspiration
Los Angeles, Oct 29 (IANS) Actress Reese Witherspoon does not rule out the possibility of her carving a career in politics.
2020-10-29
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
Lalu Prasad monitoring Bihar polls through mobile and TV
Ranchi, Oct 29 (IANS) Former Bihar Chief Minister and RJD president Lalu Prasad Yadav is keeping close tabs on the ongoing Bihar assembly polls.
2020-10-29
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Dia Mirza gives message to her 'younger self'
Mumbai, Oct 29 (IANS) Actress Dia Mirza on Thursday walked down memory lane and shared a picture from her childhood days.
2020-10-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Sona Mohapatra: Are we supposed to 'navigate' harassment till we are raped or killed?
Mumbai, Oct 29 (IANS) Singer Sona Mohapatra on Thursday reacted to the shocking incident of college student Nikita Tomar being shot dead in Haryana.
2020-10-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Malaysia's ex-PM Mahathir justifies Islamic terrorism
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) In a shocking justification of Islamist terrorism, Malaysia's former Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said on Thursday that Muslims have a "right to be angry and to kill millions of French people".
2020-10-29
Category: International, India,National,Politics
SC to hear all pleas against IBC's personal insolvency provisions
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Thursday ordered the transfer, to itself, of all petitions pending before various High Courts against the provisions of Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC) with regard to personal insolvency.
2020-10-29
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights
Violence in Munger again, SP office, police station attacked (Ld)
Munger (Bihar), Oct 29 (IANS) Angry over the Munger firing incident in Bihar, a mob of several hundred people set police vehicles on fire and vandalised property at the Purab Sarai police station here and at the SP office on Thursday afternoon.
2020-10-29
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Ankita Lokhande recalls buying sarees from Kolkata for 'Pavitra Rishta'
Mumbai, Oct 29 (IANS) Television actress Ankita Lokhande on Thursday got nostalgic about the sarees she wore for the daily soap Pavitra Rishta, while starring alongside the late Sushant Singh Rajput.
2020-10-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Income Tax Department conducts searches in Uttar Pradesh
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) The income tax department conducted a search action in the case of a Bijnor-based group engaged in real estate business and its associates.
2020-10-29
Category: India, Delhi,National
Core industrial output fall arrested in Sep but index still in negative zone
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) The deceleration rate in the production of India's eight major industries continued in September even though the fall was contained at much lower levels than previous months, official data showed on Thursday.
2020-10-29
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Manushi Chhillar wants to take her Project Shakti to newer cities
Mumbai, Oct 29 (IANS) Former beauty queen and Bollywood debutante Manushi Chhillar, who spearheads a non-profit initiative Project Shakti, aimed at raising awareness on menstruation, dreams of reaching out to as many women as she can through the initiative.
2020-10-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Political statement about Abhinandan's release attempt to distort history: Pak DG ISPR
Islamabad, Oct 29 (IANS) Pakistan's Director General of Inter-Services Public Relations (DG ISPR), Major General Babar Iftikhar, has reacted to a recent political statement made by a senior opposition leader regarding the urgency of the Imran Khan-led government to release Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman, a day after the Indian Air Force fighter pilot was captured by Pakistani forces on February 26, 2019, stating that the political statement was aimed at distorting history.
2020-10-29
Category: International, Pakistan,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Rising fears of Covid-19 spread subdue Indian equity markets (Roundup)
Mumbai, Oct 29 (IANS) Global cues, especially the rising Covid-19 infection rate in Europe, continued to subdue the Indian equity market for the second straight session on Thursday.
2020-10-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
NDPS accused's statements can't be used as confession to convict: SC
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) In a major judgement critical for cases under the NDPS Act, the Supreme Court on Thursday held that a statement recorded under its Section 67 cannot be used as a confession in the trial of an offence under the Act.
2020-10-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Dr Reddy's partners with BIRAC for Sputnik V trials in India
Hyderabad, Oct 29 (IANS) Pharma major Dr Reddy's on Thursday said it has entered into a partnership with Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council (BIRAC) set up by the Department of Biotechnology (DBT) for advisory support on clinical trials of Russian Covid-19 vaccine, Sputnik V, in India.
2020-10-29
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Pilot's bearded look on campaign trail creates a buzz on social media
Jaipur, Oct 29 (IANS) Netizens are raving over the new, bearded look donned by Rajasthan former PCC chief and deputy CM Sachin Pilot and are trying to decode the reasons behind this makeover.
2020-10-29
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Sharan, Bopanna knocked out of Astana Open
Nur-Sultan (Kazakhstan), Oct 29 (IANS) Divij Sharan and Rohan Bopanna's campaign at the Astana Open ended on Thursday with defeats in the quarter-finals and Round of 16 respectively at the National Tennis Centre here.
2020-10-29
Category: International, Poland,Sports,Tennis
TV star Mudit Nayar says he never used a dating app
Mumbai, Oct 29 (IANS) Television actor Mudit Nayar, who made his digital debut with the short film Driving Me Crazy opposite Tina Ahuja, says although the new-age love story revolves around an online dating app, in real life he met his wife through a friend and has never used an app to find love.
2020-10-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Putting Rural Development Fund on hold unfortunate: Punjab CM
Chandigarh, Oct 29 (IANS) Terming the holding back of Punjab's Rural Development Fund (RDF) as unfortunate, Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Thursday urged the Centre to review the decision as the move would badly impact the works in the state.
2020-10-29
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
How Ayushmann Khurrana reacted to wife Tahira's latest book
Mumbai, Oct 29 (IANS) Bollywood star Ayushmann Khurrana is amazed, amused and confused with the latest literary work of his wife Tahira Kashyap.
2020-10-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Kriti Sanon writes a new poem
Mumbai, Oct 29 (IANS) Actress Kriti Sanon shared some fresh poetry she has composed, on her Instagram account on Thursday. In the poem, Kriti questions how much we know ourselves or whether we know ourselves at all.
2020-10-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
At 12.5 degrees C, Delhi witnesses lowest Oct temp in 26 years
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Thursday said that Delhi has logged an overall minimum temperature of 12.5 degrees Celsius, the lowest in 26 years in the month of October.
2020-10-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Pak actress Madiha Imam: Would love to do a film with Zoya Akhtar
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) Pakistani actress Madiha Imam has grown up watching Bollywood films and is enamoured with the charm of Indian superstar Shah Rukh Khan.
2020-10-29
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Amazon argues Prime Video users don't own purchased content
San Francisco, Oct 29 (IANS) Users of Amazon Prime Video cannot claim ownership of the content that they purchase on the platform, the company argued after a woman sued alleging unfair competition and false advertising.
2020-10-29
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Immigration/Law/Rights
Saqib Saleem: OTT has given space to mid-sized films, series, documentaries
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) Saqib Saleem has worked in films as well as the OTT space. The actor feels that both platforms can co-exist, and adds that OTT has created space for mid-sized films, series and documentaries.
2020-10-29
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
NIA raids 6 NGOs, Trusts in terror funding case in Delhi, J&K (Roundup)
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Thursday continued searches in a terror funding case at nine locations in Jammu and Kashmir and Delhi. The agency also raided the properties linked to former Delhi Minority Commission chief Zafarul Islam Khan.
2020-10-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Terrorism
21% contesting UP bypolls have tainted past: Report
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) A total of 18 candidates (21 per cent) contesting the November 3 bypolls to seven seats in Uttar Pradesh have declared criminal cases against them, revealed an analysis by the Uttar Pradesh Election Watch and Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR).
2020-10-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
CSK win toss, choose to bowl against KKR
Dubai, Oct 29 (IANS) Chennai Super Kings (CSK) won the toss and chose to bowl against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) at the Dubai International Stadium on Thursday.
2020-10-29
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
It's raining polls in America, Biden gains where virus surges
New York, Oct 29 (IANS) With five days to go for the US election and a week out from the final presidential debate, it's raining polls and the needle isn't moving wildly in national numbers although Democratic challenger Joe Biden is ticking up in battlegrounds where the virus is surging.
2020-10-29
Category: International, United States,Politics
Fashion turns 12: Madhur Bhandarkar, Mugdha Godse gets nostalgic
Mumbai, Oct 29 (IANS) The Madhur Bhandarkar directorial Fashion was released 12 years ago on this day, and the filmmaker and others in the cast and crew took to social media to celebrate the film.
2020-10-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Agridex's rally likely to continue on bullish demand for food items
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) Agridex, Indias first agricultural index comprising 10 liquid commodities traded on NCDEX, the countrys largest commodity future-trading platform, has gained nearly 20 per cent since its launch on May 25, 2020 amid changing fundamentals for the agriculture commodities during the Covid-19 pandemic.
2020-10-29
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Priyanka crticises Mayawati for open support to BJP
New Oct 29 (IANS) BSP supremo Mayawati's announcement that her party will support the BJP in the council elections to seven seats in Uttar Pradesh may be counter productive for the party and may be a boom for the Samajwadi Party and the Congress in the state.
2020-10-29
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Politics
SC extends grant of PC for women officers in Navy till Dec 31
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Thursday extended, till December 31, the deadline for implementation of its verdict on grant of permanent commission (PC) to women SSC officers in the Indian Navy.
2020-10-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Immigration/Law/Rights
Nortje's fastest ball in IPL doesn't excite Mike Atherton
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) Delhi Capitals' South African fast bowler Anrich Nortje may have created waves after he bowled the fastest delivery in IPL history, clocking 156.2 kmph against Rajasthan Royals on October 14, but it has failed to excite former England captain and opening batsman Mike Atherton.
2020-10-29
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
34 candidates contesting in UP bypolls are crorepatis: ADR
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) Of the 87 candidates contesting in Uttar Pradesh Assembly by-elections 34 (39 per cent) are crorepatis and they belong to major political parties, including BSP, SP, Congress and BJP, revealed an analysis by Uttar Pradesh Election Watch and the Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR).
2020-10-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
SP Group formally seeks separation from Tata in Supreme Court
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) SP Group has formally sought separation from Tata in the Supreme Court and argued that Tata Sons is effectively a two-group company.
2020-10-29
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights
Kangana Ranaut hosts dinner for 'Tejas' director
Manali, Oct 29 (IANS) Kangana Ranaut on Thursday shared a video and photographs from a dinner she has hosted for Sarvesh Mewara, director of her forthcoming film Tejas, and her coach for the film, Wing Commander Abhijeet Gokhale.
2020-10-29
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
In-form KXIP look to continue charge vs RR (IPL Match Preview 50)
Abu Dhabi, Oct 29 (IANS/GloFans) With five wins on the trot, a rejuvenated Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) will look to further boost their playoff hopes when they face Rajasthan Royals (RR) in the 50th match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) on Friday.
2020-10-29
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Rajinikanth to reveal political stance after consulting Rajini Makkal Mandram
Chennai, Oct 29 (IANS) Actor Rajinikanth on Thursday tweeted he would consult officials of Rajini Makkal Mandram about his health condition and announce his political stance to the people.
2020-10-29
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Teen singer Rhiti ready with debut song
Mumbai, Oct 29 (IANS) Teen singer Rhiti is ready with her debut song, Chale aao. The 19-year-old was spotted on Instagram by composer Palaash Muchchal, who went on to give her a break with the number.
2020-10-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Centre to invite Air India bids based on enterprise value (Ld)
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) In an aggressive push to off-load its stake in the national carrier, the Centre has decided to invite bids for Air India based on the company's enterprise value.
2020-10-29
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Andhra allows govt schools, colleges to reopen from Nov 2
Amaravati, Oct 29 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh has allowed all government schools and colleges to reopen from November 2 with all precautionary measures amid the Covid pandemic.
2020-10-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Education
President greets nation on Eid Milad-un-Nabi
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind has greeted the nation on Milad-un-Nabi, which will be observed on Friday.
2020-10-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Religion
Aashram Chapter 2 - The Dark Side trailer promises dark twists in the saga
Mumbai, Oct 29 (IANS) The trailer of the new season of the web series Aashram released on Thursday, with director Prakash Jha promising new shocks and dark twists pertaining to the protagonist Kashipur Waale Baba Nirala, played by Bobby Deol.
2020-10-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Next priority is to make official US policy on Tibet: Sangay
Dharamsala, Oct 29 (IANS) This month's meeting between the democratically elected Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) and the US State Department was historic and recognition to the government-in-exile that is headquartered in this northern Indian hill station.
2020-10-29
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Diplomacy,Politics
NCW takes suo motu cognisance of alleged rape attempt of patient on ventilator
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) : The National Commission for Women (NCW) on Thursday took suo motu cognisance of media reports about the alleged rape of a 21-year-old patient while she was on ventilator support in the ICU of a private hospital in Gurugram.
2020-10-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Apple updates Clips apps to make it easier to create videos
San Francisco, Oct 29 (IANS) With an eye on those hooked to social media apps like TikTok, Instagram and YouTube, Apple has rolled out the "biggest update ever" to its video creation app for iOS called Clips.
2020-10-29
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Indian Army comes up with mobile messaging application
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) The Indian Army has developed an end-to-end encryption messaging application for its own consumption.
2020-10-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Kajal Aggarwal shares glimpse of her Mehndi ceremony
Mumbai, Oct 29 (IANS) Actress Kajal Aggarwal has shared a stunning picture from her pre-wedding festivities. In the picture, we can see the actress showing off mehndi on her hands.
2020-10-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
WHO looks sponsored with biased approach: SMS Hospital principal
Jaipur, Oct 29 (IANS) Jaipur-situated SMS Hospital, which added many firsts to its credit in making COVID-19 patients recover right from March this year, recently went against a WHO advisory to recommend the use of Remdesivir for Covid patients with moderate to severe illness (those on oxygen), when the former termed the drug ineffective in COVID treatment.
2020-10-29
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Health/Medicine
Google celebrates 20 years of human life on ISS with online project
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) Google in collaboration with NASA on Thursday launched a new online celebration of the 20th anniversary of humans living and working on the International Space Station (ISS).
2020-10-29
Category: India, Delhi,Science/Tech,Technology
Kriti Kharbanda celebrated b'day by sponsoring education of 30 girls
Mumbai, Oct 29 (IANS) Actress Kriti Kharbanda, who turned a year older on Wednesday, has decided to gift education of 30 girls on her special day.
2020-10-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
OP Jindal Global University named Institution of Eminence
Sonipat, Oct 29 (IANS) O.P. Jindal Global University (JGU) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Union Ministry of Education, and has been conferred the status of an Institution of Eminence (IoE).
2020-10-29
Category: India, Haryana,National,Education
Rakul Preet reveals what she did while waiting for a shot
Mumbai, Oct 29 (IANS) Actress Rakul Preet Singh has given a glimpse to fans of what she is prone to do while waiting for a shot.
2020-10-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Govt proposes overhaul of FDI regime, focus on easing procedures
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) The government will go in for major changes in the Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) regime next month but the focus this time would be on simplification of procedures and administration, rather than a tweak in the investment caps.
2020-10-29
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
AI EoI submission deadline extended to Dec 14 due to Covid-19
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) The Centre on Thursday extended the deadline for submitting the bids to buy 100 per cent stake in national carrier Air India to December 14 from October 30.
2020-10-29
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
India helps Spotify reach 320mn monthly active users
New York, Oct 29 (IANS) Swedish audio streaming giant Spotify on Thursday announced that India helped the company grow its monthly active users (MAUs) to 320 million, a 29 per cent increase (year-on-year).
2020-10-29
Category: International, United States,National,Technology
K'taka IPS officer resigns, kicks off a row over promotions
Bengaluru, Oct 29 (IANS) Controversial 1989-batch IPS officer Additional Director General of Police P. Ravindranath resigned late night on Wednesday after the government released a promotion list of IPS officers.
2020-10-29
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Dharavi redevelopment: Maharashtra to invite fresh tenders
Mumbai, Oct 29 (IANS) In a significant development, the Maharashtra cabinet on Thursday decided invite fresh bids for the ambitious redevelopment of Dharavi, Asia's largest slum pocket in the heart of the country's commercial capital, officials said here.
2020-10-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Namrata Shirodkar shares tips for a perfect lazy day
Hyderabad, Oct 29 (IANS) Actress Namrata Shirodkar has given tips on how to make a lazy day into a perfect one.
2020-10-29
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion,Lifestyle/Fashion
Plea in SC claims Mewat's Hindus in 'miserable condition'
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) A plea has been moved in the Supreme Court claiming that the situation of Hindus, including women and girls, in Haryana's Mewat area has become "extremely miserable" and their survival has "become difficult".
2020-10-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Dua Lipa to bring virtual 'Studio 2054' gig to India
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) International pop star Dua Lipa is all set to bring her virtual show, Studio 2054, to India, adding that she hopes to be back to the country and perform before a live audience again.
2020-10-29
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Some Covid-19 patients experience lasting skin problems: Study
New York, Oct 29 (IANS) In a major study, researchers have found that some patients with Covid-19 have persistent skin-related symptoms long after their initial infection has cleared.
2020-10-29
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
2nd wicket falls as Kerala CPM secretary's son arrested in Bengaluru
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 29 (IANS) Hours after the Enforcement Directorate secured custody of Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan's former secretary M. Sivasankar, in Bengaluru, the ED arrested Bineesh Kodiyeri, the son of CPI-M Kerala secretary Kodiyeri Balakrishnan.
2020-10-29
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Neha Kakkar adds Mrs Singh to her name on Instagram
Mumbai, Oct 29 (IANS) Newly-wed singer Neha Kakkar on Thursday changed her name on Instagram to flaunt her marital status. Neha added Mrs Singh in brackets beside her name on her verified Instagram account.
2020-10-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Sanya Malhotra, Vikrant Massey, Bobby Deol to star in Love Hostel
Mumbai, Oct 29 (IANS) Bobby Deol, Sanya Malhotra and Vikrant Massey will co-star in the upcoming crime thriller Love Hostel, a film set against the pulsating backdrop of rustic North India.
2020-10-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Samsung Galaxy S20+ best-selling 5G phone in 2020 1st half
Seoul, Oct 29 (IANS) Samsung Electronics' Galaxy S20 Plus was the world's best-selling 5G smartphone model by revenue in the first half of the year, a report said on Thursday, although its dominance is likely to end in the second half with the release of Apple iPhone 12.
2020-10-29
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
'Welcome new anti-pollution law, hope for better implementation'
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) Experts and clean air activists on Thursday welcomed the Centre's decision to set up a commission to tackle air pollution in Delhi-NCR but hoped for better implementation of its decisions and orders.
2020-10-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Video calls, Whatsapp become new trial room for selecting wedding outfits amid COVID-19
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) With the easing of restrictions and decreasing fear of COVID-19, the people of Delhi are moving back to the markets to shop for festivals and the wedding season.
2020-10-29
Category: India, Delhi,National
Old tweet of Suryakumar calling Kohli 'God' resurfaces
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) Old tweets of Suryakumar Yadav praising Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) and India captain Virat Kohli have resurfaced after the former's match-winning knock for Mumbai Indians (MI). Suryakumar's unbeaten 79 led MI to a five-wicket win over RCB and it came after the selectors' decision not to include him in the Indian team met with widespread criticism.
2020-10-29
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Ileana, Randeep on work from home mode for Unfair and Lovely
Mumbai, Oct 29 (IANS) Actors Ileana D'Cruz and Randeep Hooda indulged in virtual script-reading for their upcoming film, Unfair And Lovely.
2020-10-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Solar power in Africa is set to surge: Report
Berlin, Oct 29 (IANS) Africa has immense potential for photovoltaics which has barely been utilized up until now. But a pioneering spirit is spreading across the continent, with many countries paving the way for ambitious photovoltaic projects.
2020-10-29
Category: International, Germany,Environment/Wildlife
Border dispute: India, China to hold 8th military talks next week
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) Military delegates from India and China will hold talks for the eighth time next week to resolve the border dispute in Eastern Ladakh.
2020-10-29
Category: International, India,National,Defence/Security,Diplomacy,Politics
Akshay Kumar-starrer Laxmmi Bomb renamed Laxmii
Mumbai, Oct 29 (IANS) The Akshay Kumar-starrer Laxmmi Bomb has been renamed Laxmii, following suggestion of the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC). The decision was taken by Akshay along with co-producers Shabinaa Khan and Tusshar Kapoor on Thursday.
2020-10-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Animal skins smuggling racket busted in Assam, three held
Guwahati, Oct 29 (IANS) Assam forest officials have busted a racket in the illegal trade of animal skins and bones and arrested three poachers, officials said on Thursday.
2020-10-29
Category: India, Assam,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Assam police nab 5, constitute SIT to probe entrance test scam
Guwahati, Oct 29 (IANS) The Assam police has constituted a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to probe a scam in the Joint Entrance Examination (Mains) in which five people were arrested for using a proxy to appear in the test in September on behalf of a candidate, who secured 99.8 per cent marks, police said on Thursday.
2020-10-29
Category: India, Assam,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Speed up work on national highways in Himachal: CM
Shimla, Oct 29 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on Thursday asked the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) to speed up the four-laning of the Kalka-Shimla and Kiratpur-Manali highways.
2020-10-29
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Politics
Isolated heavy rainfall forecast for south coastal Andhra
Amaravati, Oct 29 (IANS) The Met department has forecast heavy rainfall at isolated places in south coastal Andhra Pradesh on Thursday, due to a cyclonic circulation over the southwest Bay of Bengal.
2020-10-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Environment/Wildlife
SC takes into account WHO report on Remdesivir, seeks Centre's response
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Thursday took into account a World Health Organisation report, indicating that Remdesivir, hydroxychloroquine, lopinavir/ritonavir and interferon regimens appeared to have little or no effect in the treatment of Covid-19. The top court sought a response from the Centre on a plea alleging that Remdesivir and Favipiravir are being used without approval.
2020-10-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Serendipity Arles Grant 2020 announces 10 grantees
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) Serendipity Arles Grant (SAG) 2020 has closed in on 10 shortlisted grantees in the first stage of selection in South Asia's largest grant for lens-based practitioners (photography/video/new media) from countries such as Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.
2020-10-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books
Goa Ministers spar over state's new tourism policy
Panaji, Oct 29 (IANS) The recent approval of the Goa Tourism Policy 2020, a document setting guidelines for future development of the tourism sector in the state with a detailed master plan to achieve the objective, has left the Goa cabinet a divided house.
2020-10-29
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Protesters block DND demanding justice for man who committed suicide
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) Hundreds of Gujjar community members on Thursday staged a protest at Delhi-Noida-Direct (DND) flyway demanding justice to Aman Baisla, who committed suicide last month after uploading a video on social media.
2020-10-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Realme, OnePlus top smartphone brand quality index: techARC
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) Realme and OnePlus rank higher than Apple, Samsung and Xiaomi on a holistic brand quality index that has a direct bearing on repurchases and recommendations to friends and family, said a report by market research firm techARC on Thursday.
2020-10-29
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Switch from your big beautiful cars to bikes: CJI to lawyers
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) The Supreme Court, while hearing a PIL seeking a ban on stubble burning in the states neighbouring Delhi, on Thursday told the advocates in the matter that they should switch from their "big and beautiful cars" to bicycles.
2020-10-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Immigration/Law/Rights
'Turning coronavirus protein into nanoparticle could be key for Covid vax'
New York, Oct 29 (IANS) In a major study, researchers have discovered a technique that could help increase the effectiveness of vaccines against the novel coronavirus, the virus that causes Covid-19.
2020-10-29
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Akshay Kumar-starrer Laxmmi Bomb renamed Laxmi
Mumbai, Oct 29 (IANS) The Akshay Kumar-starrer Laxmmi Bomb has been renamed Laxmii, following suggestion of the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC). The decision was taken by Akshay along with co-producers Shabinaa Khan and Tusshar Kapoor on Thursday.
2020-10-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
No cricket before IPL hurting Steyn's variations, says Fanie de Villiers
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) Speedster Dale Steyn's poor performance in the ongoing Indian Premier League where he has picked just one wicket in three matches and conceded 11.40 runs an over can be blamed on lack of cricket due to Covid-19 restrictions, believes former South Africa fast bowler Fanie de Villiers.
2020-10-29
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Backing experience over youth backfired for CSK: Lara
Dubai, Oct 29 (IANS) Backing experienced players over youngsters has backfired for Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in this Indian Premier League (IPL), West Indies batting great Brian Lara has said.
2020-10-29
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Delhi Hospital chain launches stroke helpline on World Stroke Day
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) On the occasion of World Stroke Day, Max Healthcare has launched a dedicated stroke helpline number (9910204023) for quick management of brain stroke across its branches in Delhi/NCR, including BLK Hospital on Thursday.
2020-10-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Railways mulling idea to convert passenger trains to express
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) The Indian Railways is mulling idea of converting several passenger trains into express trains to provide better services to passengers and speed up the train services, but no decision has been taken by the Railway Board yet.
2020-10-29
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Karan Johar film line producer alleges North Goa lacks waste disposal management
Mumbai, Oct 29 (IANS) Line producer Dilip Borkar, who had been hired by Karan Johar's Dharma Productions for an outdoor shoot in North Goa, has released a statement on Twitter offering an explanation behind the viral images of PPE and other biomedical waste allegedly left behind after a film shoot.
2020-10-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Alibaba 11.11 global shopping festival now in 2 phases
Shanghai, Oct 29 (IANS) Alibaba Group will hold its 11.11 global shopping festival with new innovations and features to meet rapidly changing consumer trends next month and this time, the festival expands the concept from 'single' to 'double'.
2020-10-29
Category: International, China,Business/Economy,Technology
Man nabbed for duping company of Rs 18.5 crore
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) The Economic Offences Wing (EOW) of Delhi Police has arrested a person, Ajay Oberoi under sections 408/420/467/468/471/120B of the IPC allegedly for illegal and unauthorised share trading in his personal and family accounts and causing a loss of Rs 18.5 crore to the company M/s Exponential Financial Services Pvt. Ltd.
2020-10-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Delhi gold smuggling case: NIA raids 4 locations in Assam, Maharashtra
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Thursday carried out searches at four locations in Assam's Guwahati and Maharashtra's Sangli in Delhi gold smuggling case.
2020-10-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Video of Virat Kohli asking wife Anushka Sharma if she has eaten goes viral
Dubai, Oct 29 (IANS) A video of Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) captain Virat Kohli sweetly asking his actress wife Anushka Sharma if she has eaten, has gone viral.
2020-10-29
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Sports
'Dharani' to be trendsetter for whole country, says KCR
Hyderabad, Oct 29 (IANS) People in Telangana can now register their landed properties online on the 'Dharani' portal that was launched by Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao on Thursday.
2020-10-29
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Video of Virat Kohli asking wife Anushka Sharma if she hass eaten goes viral
Dubai, Oct 29 (IANS) A video of Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) captain Virat Kohli sweetly asking his actress wife Anushka Sharma if she has eaten, has gone viral.
2020-10-29
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Sports
Pakistan announce 15-man squad for 1st ODI against Zimbabwe
Rawalpindi, Oct 29 (IANS) The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Thursday announced the 15-man squad for first of the three ODIs against Zimbabwe to be played on Friday at the Pindi Cricket Stadium.
2020-10-29
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
Women-founded tech startups see funding drop 24% in H1 2020
Bengaluru, Oct 29 (IANS) Amid Covid-19, funding for women-founded and co-founded startups in India fell 24 per cent to $280 million in the first half of this year, compared to $369 million in the same period last year, said a new report on Thursday.
2020-10-29
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy,Technology
Goa casino promoters react with caution to restarting operations
Panaji, Oct 29 (IANS) A day after the Goa government allowed the casino industry in the state to open for business from November 1, industry stakeholders on Thursday reacted with caution to the announcement, expecting to spend some time in the red in the early days due to the impact of the pandemic.
2020-10-29
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Samsung doubles down on India festive quarter to maintain lead
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) After clinching back India smartphone market from Xiaomi in Q3, Samsung India on Thursday announced to double down on its efforts in the ongoing festive quarter by not only maintaining the 40 per cent (year-over-year) growth in value in the smartphone segment but further cement its value leadership in the country by adopting a two-pronged strategy.
2020-10-29
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
3 killed, 1 of them beheaded inside church in Nice, France (2nd Ld)
London/Paris, Oct 29 (IANS) At least three people have been killed and several others wounded after a knife attack inside a cathedral in Nice, France. One of the victims is believed to be beheaded.
2020-10-29
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics,Terrorism
Protestors block Delhi-Noida flyway, demand justice for Aman Baisla
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) Hundreds of people from the Gujjar community on Thursday staged a protest at the Delhi-Noida-Directway (DND) flyway demanding justice for Aman Baisla, who was found dead at his home here last month. Following the protest, there was a traffic snarl stretching over 2 km.
2020-10-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Pop star Bebe Rexha to make Hollywood debut as actress
Los Angeles, Oct 29 (IANS) Pop star Bebe Rexha is all set to make her debut as an actress in a crime comedy film titled Queenpins, starring Kristen Bell.
2020-10-29
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
Pak's religious council recommends opening of Saidpur village Hindu temple
Islamabad, Oct 29 (IANS) The issue of constructing a Hindu temple in the heart Islamabad, an issue that was opposed by many religious groups, is now under consideration and review of the Council of Islamic Ideology (CII), who has recommended that instead of allotting land and constructing a new Hindu temple, an already established temple in Saidpur village in the Pakistani capital should be opened.
2020-10-29
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Religion
Himachal minister, his wife test Covid positive
Shimla, Oct 29 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Education Minister Govind Singh Thakur and his wife tested positive for coronavirus on Thursday, health officials said.
2020-10-29
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Mrunal Thakur, Priyanshu Painyuli to star with Ishaan Khatter in war drama 'Pippa'
Mumbai, Oct 29 (IANS) Actors Soni Razdan, Mrunal Thakur and Priyanshu Painyuli will join Ishaan Khatter in the cast of the upcoming war action film, Pippa.
2020-10-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Violence in Munger again, SP office vandalised and police station attacked
Munger (Bihar), Oct 29 (IANS) An angry mob on Thursday vandalised the office of the Superintendent of Police and attacked a police station in Munger district of Bihar.
2020-10-29
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Mindy Kaling set for 'Good In Bed'
Los Angeles, Oct 29 (IANS) Actress Mindy Kaling will star in and produce Good In Bed, a feature film adaptation of the Jennifer Weiner novel.
2020-10-29
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
Suriya, Ruhaan & Ishaan poised to clinch National Karting C'ship titles
Bengaluru, Oct 29 (IANS) Coimbatore's Suriya Varathan, Bengaluru's Arjun Nair and Chennai's Nirmal Umashankar are poised for a royal battle in the final two rounds of the Meco-FMSCI National Karting Championship (X30 classes) over this weekend.
2020-10-29
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Motorsports
Nicole Kidman to star in drama series 'Things I Know to Be True'
Los Angeles, Oct 29 (IANS) Actress Nicole Kidman will soon star in and executive produce the drama series, Things I Know To Be True.
2020-10-29
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Discoms in India need to improve power quality: Survey
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) Power distribution companies in India have to improve the power quality in the country, shows a survey.
2020-10-29
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Railways ready to open suburban trains for all commuters
Mumbai, Oct 29 (IANS) While responding positively to the Maharashtra Government's proposal to open up the suburban railways for all commuters, the Central Railway and Western Railway have sought more details to implement the plans, officials said here on Thursday.
2020-10-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics