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Jindal School of Banking & Finance sets up international advisory board
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) A high-profile international advisory board of the Jindal School of Banking & Finance (JSBF) at O.P. Jindal Global University (JGU) has been constituted.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
How Tewatia 'kept faith' and exploded when RR required the most
Sharjah, Sep 28 (IANS) With 51 needed of the last three overs and Sanju Samson dismissed at 85, the game as all but gone for the Rajasthan Royals against Kings XI Punjab. Left-handed Rahul Tewatia -- who came out to bat at two-drop chasing 223 -- had been struggling to get going.
2020-09-28
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Big Ben to be on full display after 3 yrs
London, Sep 28 (IANS) Scaffolding hiding the roof of the Elizabeth Tower, which houses London's iconic Big Ben, will begin to be removed this after three years of extensive renovation.
2020-09-28
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Flipkart Wholesale announces 1st 'Big Festival Month' fashion sale
Bengaluru, Sep 28 (IANS) Flipkart Wholesale, the digital B2B marketplace of Flipkart Group for kiranas and MSMEs, on Monday announced 'Big Festival Month from September 29 to October 31 where over 95 per cent products sourced locally will be made available on the platform.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy,Technology
Mamata slams Centre on 'lack of transparency in providing data'
Kolkata, Sep 28 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday criticised the Centre for what she called "lack of transparency in providing data to the citizens".
2020-09-28
Category: India, West Bengal,National
Vidyamandir Classes launches (VIQ), it's biggest admission and scholarship test of the year
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) Vidyamandir Classes, one of the leading institutes of the test
2020-09-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
All assets and liabilities only in India, nothing overseas, fully disclosed
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) Anil Ambani has made full and fair disclosure of all his assets and liabilities in proceedings as required in a UK Court, and he has reaffirmed that he personally holds no assets outside India.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Heatwave, gusty winds heighten risk of California wildfires
San Francisco, Sep 28 (IANS) The US National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a red flag warning for nearly all of Northern California as a heatwave combined with gusty, dry winds have heightened the risk of wildfires in the already highly-devastated region.
2020-09-28
Category: International, Costa Rica,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Youth injured at Anantnag encounter site succumbs
Srinagar, Sep 28 (IANS) One person injured in a late explosion at an encounter site in South Kashmir's Anantnag district three days back, has succumbed to his injuries, officials said on Monday.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
NASA picks SpaceX for $109.4mn launch services of IMAP mission
Washington, Sep 28 (IANS) NASA has selected SpaceX to provide launch services for the agencys Interstellar Mapping and Acceleration Probe (IMAP) mission which will help researchers better understand the boundary of the heliosphere, a magnetic barrier surrounding our solar system.
2020-09-28
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
UK's Labour overtake ruling Conservatives in latest poll
London, Sep 28 (IANS) In a first since 2019 just before former UK Prime Minister Theresa May's exit from Downing Street, the UK's main opposition Labour Party overtook the ruling Conservatives in a new opinion poll.
2020-09-28
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Diesel prices fall again, petrol unchanged
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) Diesel prices continued its downward movement on Monday on the back of subdued product prices and almost steady crude oil prices globally.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Punjab CM launches stir against farm laws at Bhagat Singh's village
Chandigarh, Sep 28 (IANS) Punjab Congress leaders, led by Chief Minister Amarinder Singh, on Monday launched a sit-in agitation against the contentious agricultural laws at Khatkar Kalan in Nawanshahr, the birthplace of Bhagat Singh.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Video of Bhopal officer thrashing wife goes viral
Bhopal, Sep 28 (IANS) A video of a senior IPS officer in Bhopal beating his wife has gone viral.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
2020 G20 Leaders' Summit to be held virtually in Nov
Riyadh, Sep 28 (IANS) The 2020 G20 Leaders Summit will be held virtually on November 21?22 and will be chaired by the Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, the G20 presidency said in a statement on Monday.
2020-09-28
Category: International, Saudi Arabia,Politics
Qantas 8 weeks away from running out of money
Sydney, Sep 28 (IANS) A Sydney court heard on Monday that Australia's flag carrier Qantas was just eight weeks away from running out of money due to massive losses incurred in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.
2020-09-28
Category: International, Australia,Politics
Centre to SC: Decision on waiver of interest on interest likely soon
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) The Centre on Monday informed the Supreme Court that a decision on the issue of waiver of interest on interest on deferred EMIs during the moratorium is at an advanced stage and likely to be taken within two or three days.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights
Youth injured at encounter site succumbs
Srinagar, Sep 28 (IANS) One person injured after an unexploded shell went off at an encounter site at Sirhama in South Kashmir's Anantnag district on Friday has succumbed to his injuries, officials said on Monday.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Manali paraglider pilot who took Modi to skies flying high
Manali, Sep 28 (IANS) Twenty-seven years after he took Narendra Modi to the skies, the pilot of a paraglider is flying high over the Prime Minister's visit to this picturesque tourist resort in Himachal Pradesh on October 3.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National
NZ-Aus travel bubble could be possible before 2020 end: Ardern
Wellington, Sep 28 (IANS) New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Monday that an air bubble between her country and some Australian states was possible by the end of this year.
2020-09-28
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Hockey India conducts online course for improving coaching standards
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) In a bid to continuously improve the standard of coaching across the country, Hockey India has been conducting the 'Basic' Level coaching course (online) for over 130 candidates from all 31 state member units. The candidates are divided into six groups and the course is being conducted from September 23 to October 10.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Hockey
Chatbot-based AI health apps can't be your doctor: Study
New York, Sep 28 (IANS) As millions of people turn to their mobile devices to talk to chatbot-based health apps, researchers have revealed that existing apps lack the functions to support the full diagnostic process of a traditional visit to a medical facility.
2020-09-28
Category: International, United States,Technology,Health/Medicine
Sensex soars 400 points; auto, banking stocks rise
Mumbai, Sep 28 (IANS) The key Indian equity indices traded on a positive note on Monday morning with the BSE Sensex gaining over 400 points.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Best save ever seen in my life: Sachin on Pooran's fielding effort
Sharjah, Sep 28 (IANS) Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar was full of praise for Nicholas Pooran after the West Indian came out with a stunning fielding effort during Kings XI Punjab's crushing defeat by Rajasthan Royals in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 clash at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium.
2020-09-28
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Worst-hit Aus state reports lowest cases after curbs eased
Melbourne, Sep 28 (IANS) Australia's Victoria on Monday reported five new Covid-19 cases, the lowest since June 12, after coronavirus restrictions were eased in the country's worst-hit state by the pandemic.
2020-09-28
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
Singer Paloma Faith opens up on her postpartum depression
Los Angeles, Sep 28 (IANS) Singer Paloma Faith, who is expecting her second child, has opened up about anxiety issues and postpartum depression that she faced had after her first childbirth three years ago.
2020-09-28
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Now politics begin over Krishna Janmabhoomi in Mathura
Lucknow, Sep 28 (IANS) Two days after a civil suit was filed in a Mathura court, seeking ownership of the entire 13.37 acres of Krishna Janambhoomi land in the temple town and removal of the Shahi Idgah Masjid, politics has begun in right earnest on the issue.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Religion
Samsung Galaxy Z Fold2: When luxury meets multitasking
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) Smartphone manufacturers are trying various form factors to woo the new-rich, traditional wealthy families and individual professionals and Samsung has taken a definite lead in the luxury premium segment with its Galaxy Fold series.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Lakshmi Vilas Bank to be run by 3 independent directors' panel
Mumbai, Sep 28 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India has approved that the day-to-day affairs of Lakshmi Vilas Bank will be run by a Committee of Directors (CoD) comprising three independent directors.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Punjab Youth Cong workers set tractor ablaze near India Gate
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) A day after President Ram Nath Kovind signed the Agriculture Bill's and made them laws, the Punjab Youth Congress workers on Monday set ablaze a tractor in the high security India Gate area to protest against the contentious legislation.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
K'taka Bandh evokes good response in early hours
Bengaluru, Sep 28 (IANS) A day-long Karnataka Bandh (state wide shutdown) called by several farmers, Dalits and pro-Kannada organisations against the passage of agriculture related Bills in Parliament on Monday saw protesters engaged in efforts to make it a success across the state.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Quartararo reclaims MotoGP championship lead with win in Catalunya
Barcelona, Sep 28 (IANS) Back to winning ways, Fabio Quartararo (Petronas Yamaha SRT) returned to the top step for the first time since the Andalucia GP with a classy ride at the Gran Premi Monster Energy de Catalunya.
2020-09-28
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Motorsports
B'desh reports 1,275 new Covid-18 cases
Dhaka, Sep 28 (IANS) Bangladesh reported 1,275 new novel coronavirus cases in a 24-hour time period, taking overall tally to 359,148, according to health officials.
2020-09-28
Category: International, Bangladesh,Health/Medicine,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
B'desh requests Saudi to increase flights
Dhaka, Sep 28 (IANS) Bangladesh has requested Saudi Arabia to increase flights between the two countries so that the expatriates stranded in Dhaka can return to their workplaces, the media reported.
2020-09-28
Category: International, Bangladesh,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Raj violence: RAF deployed after 2 die in police firing
Jaipur, Sep 28 (IANS) The Rajasthan Police on Monday confirmed that two persons have died and another two were injured in police firing used to control violence that rocked Dungarpur in the last four days.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
68% lost jobs in Dhaka, Chittagong due to Covid-19
Dhaka, Sep 28 (IANS) Around 68 per cent of the people who were working in Bangladesh's urban areas of Dhaka and Chittagong have lost their jobs due to the coronavirus pandemic, a new World Bank report has revealed.
2020-09-28
Category: International, Bangladesh,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Man surrenders in UP with 'Don't Shoot Me' placard
Sambhal (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 28 (IANS) A man walked into a Uttar Pradesh police station wearing a placard around his neck that said: "I feel afraid of Sambhal police. I confess my mistakes. I am surrendering. Please do not shoot me."
2020-09-28
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Uyghur Muslims denied fasting during Ramzan by Chinese regime: Isa
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 28 (IANS) President of the World Uyghur Congress, Dolkan Isa, who is in exile in Germany has said that the Muslim population of China are not even allowed fasting in the holy month of Ramzan and are "forcefully fed through community kitchens".
2020-09-28
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Taliban attacks 24 Afghan provinces in a day
Kabul, Sep 28 (IANS) The Afghan Ministry of Defence has said the Taliban staged attacks in 24 provinces of the country in the past 24 hours.
2020-09-28
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
'Balika Vadhu' serial director sells veggies in UP's Azamgarh
Azamgarh (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 28 (IANS) He is just another face in the crowd but when he talks about his background, one realises what time and circumstances have done to this man.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Human Interest/Society
'Recognition of US-Taliban deal key to move forward'
Kabul, Sep 28 (IANS) The Taliban has insisted that without recognizing the deal with the US as a main foundation of the peace process in Afghanistan, the continuation of current talks between both sides of the negotiations will have no meaning, the media reported.
2020-09-28
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Anirban Lahiri enjoys T6 finish at Corales Puntacana Championship
Punta Cana (Dominican Republic), Sep 28 (IANS) India's Anirban Lahiri enjoyed his first top-10 on the PGA Tour in nearly two years following a tied sixth finish at the Corales Puntacana Resort & Club Championship.
2020-09-28
Category: International, Dominican Republic,Sports,Golf
India has over 60L Covid cases
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) With a spike of 82,170 coronavirus cases and 1,039 deaths in 24 hours, India's tally on Monday breached the 60 lakh-mark with a total of 60,74,702 cases.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
KL Rahul currently holds Orange Cap, Purple with Mohammad Shami
Sharjah, Sep 28 (IANS) Kings XI Punjab skipper KL Rahul has got hold of the Orange Cap while his teammate Mohammad Shami took the Purple Cap from Delhi Capitals' Kagiso Rabada following Sunday's Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 match against Rajasthan Royals.
2020-09-28
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Samsung may log $54.5bn in sales, to sell 80mn Galaxy phones in Q3
Seoul, Sep 28 (IANS) Samsung is expected to report strong third-quarter earnings, analysts said on Monday, as its mainstay semiconductor business remained solid despite a decline in memory prices, while its mobile and home appliance sales soared on pent-up demand amid the pandemic.
2020-09-28
Category: International, South Korea,Business/Economy,Technology
Sucheeta Trivedi: Don't know why people make a big deal about sex scenes
Mumbai, Sep 28 (IANS) Actress Sucheeta Trivedi fails to fathom why some people make a big deal about bold content on OTT platforms.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Abdullah to begin Pakistan visit on Monday
Islamabad, Sep 28 (IANS) Abdullah Abdullah, Chairman of the High Council for National Reconciliation (HCNR) of Afghanistan, will begin his three-day official visit to Pakistan on Monday as efforts are underway to seek a political end to the two-decade-long conflict in the war-torn country, the Foreign Office here said.
2020-09-28
Category: International, Pakistan,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Teen mauled to death by leopard in UP
Lakhimpur Kheri (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 28 (IANS) A 13-year-old boy was mauled to death by a leopard near the Dudhwa forest range in Dhaurahra area of Lakhimpur Kheri district.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
1,200 inmates in UP jails test Covid positive
Lucknow, Sep 28 (IANS) In the 71 jails across Uttar Pradesh, there are 1,200 inmates who have been infected with Covid-19.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Google slams arbitration system in Australia's new media code
San Francisco, Sep 28 (IANS) Google has slammed Australias draft News Media Bargaining Code again, saying that the highly unusual, largely untested, one-sided arbitration system in the proposed law will not allow fair negotiations and no business can operate with that level of uncertainty.
2020-09-28
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Immigration/Law/Rights
Bandit sisters' gang held in UP
Moradabad (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 28 (IANS) Three sisters have been arrested in Moradabad for looting women passengers during shared trips on public transport vehicles, especially three-wheelers.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
French Open: Konta knocked out in opening round, Halep advances
Paris, Sep 28 (IANS) American teenager Coco Gauff caused the biggest upset on the opening-day play at the Roland Garros, defeating ninth seed Johanna Konta of Great Britain in straight sets.
2020-09-28
Category: International, France,Sports,Tennis
Protesters gather outside Sharif's London residence
London, Sep 28 (IANS) More than 20 protesters gathered outside former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's residence in London, hurling slogans and abuses against him, the media reported on Monday.
2020-09-28
Category: International, United Kingdom,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Blockchain technology is future of Twitter: Jack Dorsey
San Francisco, Sep 28 (IANS) Twitter and Square CEO Jack Dorsey has once again reiterated that Bitcoin and Blockchain technology is the future of his micro-blogging platform to keep it more secure from hackers.
2020-09-28
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Hoffenheim end Bayern Munich's 23-game winning run
Berlin, Sep 28 (IANS) Andrej Kramaric scored twice as Hoffenheim defeated Bayern Munich 4-1 in the final match of the Bundesliga second round to end defending champions' 23-game winning run in an emphatic fashion.
2020-09-28
Category: International, Germany,Sports,Football
Trump didn't pay income tax for 10 of 15 yrs before 2016 polls
Washington, Sep 28 (IANS) US President Donald Trump did not pay his income tax for 10 of the 15 years before the 2016 election, and only $750 the year he ran for the presidency and in his first year in the White House, a media report has revealed.
2020-09-28
Category: International, United States,Politics
As sample testing declines, Covid-19 numbers drop in Agra
Agra, Sep 28 (IANS) As the number of samples collected for testing has gone down in the past few days, the daily tally of Covid-19 figures has also shown a downward trend.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Judge temporarily blocks Trump admin's TikTok ban
Washington, Sep 28 (IANS) A US federal judge has temporarily blocked President Donald Trump's administration's ban on the Chinese short video-making app, TikTok just hours before it was scheduled to go into effect, according to media reports.
2020-09-28
Category: International, United States,Politics,Technology
Global Covid-19 cases nearing 33mn: Johns Hopkins
Washington, Sep 28 (IANS) The overall number of global coronavirus cases was nearing the 33 million mark, while the deaths have increased to more than 996,000, according to the Johns Hopkins University.
2020-09-28
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Swiss voters reject end to free movement with EU
Zurich, Sep 28 (IANS) Swiss voters have rejected a proposal to end an accord with the EU allowing the free movement of people.
2020-09-28
Category: International, Switzerland,Politics
Big B one of the most comfortable superstars to work with: KBC stylist
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) Bollywood icon Amitabh Bachchan is among the most comfortable superstars to work with, says Priya Patil, his stylist on Kaun Banega Crorepati.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
SW Delhi withdraws order revoking home isolation of COVID cases above 60
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) Days after issuing the order to revoke home isolation of COVID-19 positive cases which either age above 60 or suffer from comorbidities, the district administration of Southwest (SW) Delhi has now withdrawn it with immediate effect on Sunday.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
New Supreme Court ruling on abortion 'possible': Trump
Washington, Sep 28 (IANS) President Donald Trump said it is "certainly possible" that his Supreme Court pick will be involved in a ruling revisiting the landmark 1973 decision that legalised abortion in the US.
2020-09-28
Category: International, United States,Politics
Armenia, Azerbaijan erupt into fight over disputed region
Yerevan, Sep 28 (IANS) Civilians and combatants were killed after Armenia and Azerbaijan engaged in heavy fighting over disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region.
2020-09-28
Category: International, Armenia,Politics
What we saw from Tewatia in nets is what we saw in Cottrell's over: Smith
Sharjah, Sep 28 (IANS) Rajasthan Royals skipper Steve Smith was all smiles after his team pulled off a record chase to beat Kings XI Punjab by four wickets on Sunday in Sharjah. Rahul Tewatia turned it around for himself and his team when he hit give sixes off the 18th over bowled by Sheldon Cottrell and Smith said that this exactly what the team sees the 27-year-old do in the nets all the time.
2020-09-28
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Investment experts project positive turnaround for ITC stock
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) Investment experts have projected a positive turnaround for the ITC stock with 41 out of 43 analysts on Bloomberg giving a "buy" or "Hold" call for the stock.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
The Comey Rules: Political drama lacks sorted storytelling (IANS Review; Rating: * * and 1/2 )
The Comey Rules (series streaming on Voot); Cast: Jeff Daniels, Brendan Gleeson, Jennifer Ehle, Holly Hunter, Peter Coyote, Oona Chaplin, Scoot McNairy; Direction: Billy Ray; Rating: * * and 1/2 (two and a half stars)
2020-09-28
Category: International, Bangladesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
India is Bangladesh's loyal friend, closest neighbour: Abdul Hamid
Dhaka, Sep 28 (IANS) Bangladesh President Abdul Hamid said that India and Bangladesh are loyal friends and closest neighbours as High Commissioner of India to Bangladesh made a farewell call on him at Bangabhaban.
2020-09-28
Category: International, Bangladesh,National
Samson and Tewatia steal the show in grand style
Sharjah, Sep 28 (IANS) Fearless hard-hitting batsman Sanju Samson, who set up a thrilling four-wicket win for Rajasthan Royals against Kings XI Punjab, gave all the credit to his genes - and called his father a "powerful man" - while Rahul Tewatia, who effectively sealed it, said he had the belief in himself to score the required runs under pressure.
2020-09-28
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
K'taka unveils new policy to boost tourism, create jobs
Bengaluru, Sep 28 (IANS) Marking 'World Tourism Day', Karnataka unveiled a new tourism policy to create 10-lakh jobs and attract Rs 5,000 crore investments in the sector by 2025.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
9,543 new cases spike K'taka Covid tally to 5.75-lakh
Bengaluru, Sep 28 (IANS) With 9,543 new cases across the state, Karnataka's Covid tally shot up to 5,75,566, including 1,04,724 active cases so far.
2020-09-28
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Samson, Tewatia catapult RR to thrilling win with a record chase
Sharjah, Sep 28 (IANS/GloFans) In an edge-of-the-seat thriller, some ruthless hitting by Sanju Samson (85 off 42 balls) and Rahul Tewatia (31-ball 53) gave Rajasthan Royals (RR) an improbable six-wicket win over Kings XI Punjab on Sunday, as they chased down a massive 224-run target -- and set up an IPL record.
2020-09-28
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Paper leak: Chairman of Assam police recruitment board resigns
Guwahati, Sep 27 (IANS) The chairman of Assam State Level Police Recruitment Board (SLPRB) Pradeep Kumar quit the post on Sunday citing moral responsibility for the recruitment test paper leak that resulted in the cancellation of the written exam on September 20, even as a probe into the Sub-Inspector recruitment scam is underway.
2020-09-27
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics
Woman shot, dumped on road by Delhi cop; saved by another cop
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) A woman was shot allegedly by a Delhi Police Sub-Inspector and dumped on the road in Alipur area in the city's northern outskirts on Sunday. The injured woman was, however, found by another Sub-Inspector and taken to hospital where her condition is said to be stable.
2020-09-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Samson, Tewatia blitz helps RR complete record chase
Sharjah, Sep 27 (IANS) Rahul Tewatia's five sixes off the 18th over bowled by Sheldon Cottrell coupled with Sanju Samson's 85 off 42 balls helped Rajasthan Royals overhaul a target of 224 set by Kings XI Punjab on Sunday at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium. RR won the match by four wickets and thus broke the record for the highest successful run chase in the IPL history.
2020-09-27
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Committed to raise health spending to 2.5% of GDP: Harsh Vardhan
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Sunday reiterated the the Narendra Modi government's commitment to increase the expenditure on public health to 2.5 per cent of India's gross domestic product (GDP) by 2025.
2020-09-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Study to explore hyperloop from B'luru airport to city
Bengaluru, Sep 27 (IANS) Bangalore International Airport Ltd (BIAL) and the US-based hyperloop technology leader Virgin Hyperloop would jointly conduct a feasibility study to build a hyperloop corridor for high-speed transport between the airport and the city centre, a top official said on Sunday.
2020-09-27
Category: India, Karnataka,National
Ruthless Agarwal slams 2nd fastest IPL ton by an Indian
Sharjah, Sep 27 (IANS) Mayank Anurag Agarwal looks unstoppable in the IPL. Just seven days after making his highest IPL score of 89, the Kings XI Punjab opener smashed his maiden century off 45 balls -- the second fastest by an Indian and eighth overall in the 13-year history of the T20 league. His century however went in vain as Rajasthan Royals incredibly chased down the target of 224 that was set up KXIP to complete the highest succesful run chase in IPL history.
2020-09-27
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Espionage case: Freelance journalist, two others sent to judicial custody
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) A Delhi court on Sunday sent freelance journalist Rajeev Sharma, Chinese woman Qing Shi and Nepalese citizen Sher Singh to judicial custody in connection with the espionage case against them.
2020-09-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Defence/Security
Khattar meets Shah, discusses farm bills among other issues
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Sunday called on Union Home Minister Amit Shah at his official residence here and discussed various matters, while also apprising him of feedback from the state's farmers on the three recently-passed contentious farms bills that have received the President's assent.
2020-09-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
'...Derek tried to snatch papers', Harivansh's blow by blow retort
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman Harivansh Narayan Singh has given a blow by blow account, presenting a chronological order of the day when two agri bills were passed in the Upper House amid disorder and shouting. The Opposition alleged that their request for division of vote was not entertained.
2020-09-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Herd immunity still far off, don't get complacent: Health Min
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Sunday cautioned that the ICMR's Sero survey report should not create a sense of complacency in people, as the Indian population is not even close to achieving herd immunity.
2020-09-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
FIP seeks temporary suspension of breath analyser test
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) The Federation of Indian Pilots (FIP) has written to the Director General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) seeking temporary suspension of the breath analyser test (BAT) due to fears around the ongoing Covid pandemic.
2020-09-27
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Three lesser-known faces in Nadda's team and why they made it?
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) Much has been said about high-profile leaders like Uma Bharti or Ram Madhav who have been dropped from their key posts in the BJP organisation as per the new list of office-bearers, while the inclusion of younger leaders like Tejasvi Surya or D. Purandeswari has also been widely analysed.
2020-09-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Andhra begins new chariot construction for Antarvedi temple
Antarvedi (Andhra Pradesh), Sep 27 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh government started the new chariot construction work for the Antarvedi Sri Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy temple on Sunday, deputing ministers and officials for the rituals.
2020-09-27
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
ITBP dog 'Sophia' foils IED blast in Chhattisgarh, saves lives
Rajnandgaon, Sep 27 (IANS) A specially-trained sniffer dog engaged in the bomb disposal squad of the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) saved many lives on Sunday by successfully detecting an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) planted by suspected Maoists on an under-construction road in Chhattisgarh's Rajnandgaon district.
2020-09-27
Category: India, Chhattisgarh,National,Defence/Security
Assam flood deteriorates, affects 2.25 lakh people in 9 districts
Guwahati, Sep 27 (IANS) The ongoing third wave of floods in Assam further deteriorated on Sunday with 2.25 lakh people affected in nine districts, officials said.
2020-09-27
Category: India, Assam,National,Environment/Wildlife
Karnataka braces for shutdown on Monday by farmers
Bengaluru, Sep 27 (IANS) Karnataka is bracing up for a day-long shutdown on Monday by thousands of farmers and others across the southern state in protest against the controversial farmers' bills passed by the Centre and the state government last week.
2020-09-27
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
KXIP score 223/2 after Mayank, Rahul's epic opening stand
Sharjah, Sep 27 (IANS) A maiden century from Mayank Agarwal and his epic 183-run opening stand with captain KL Rahul helped Kings XI Punjab score 223/2 batting first against Rajasthan Royals at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium on Sunday.
2020-09-27
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
As BJP's new team unveiled, all eyes now on Cabinet expansion
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) After announcement of a new team to run the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), there is eager anticipation of an upcoming Cabinet expansion in the Narendra Modi-led NDA government.
2020-09-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Travellers from Dubai, UK main Covid sources to India: IIT Study
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) Travellers from Dubai and Britain played a crucial role in spreading Covid-19 in the early phase and were the primary sources of the importations of the disease into India, said a study by the researchers at Indian Institute of Technology, Mandi (IIT-Mandi).
2020-09-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Shopian encounter: 3 'informers' depose before Army's court of inquiry
Srinagar, Sep 27 (IANS) Three locals working as informers with the Indian Army have deposed before the Army's court of inquiry probing the July 18 Amshipora (Shopian) encounter in which three labourers from Rajouri district were killed as 'terrorists'.
2020-09-27
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism
Covid: After highs of 5 days, Maha deaths decline
Mumbai, Sep 27 (IANS) After five days, Maharashtra's Covid-19 deaths dropped below the 400-mark, though fresh cases continued to remain on the high, health officials said here on Sunday.
2020-09-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Cos adapting biz models to align with Aatmanirbhar Bharat reality
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) With the pitch for an Aatmanirbhar Bharat along with the compulsions of a pandemic-stricken economy becoming a reality, many companies are adapting and re-aligning business models.
2020-09-27
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
NCB chief Asthana in Mumbai, apprised of developments in case
Mumbai, Sep 27 (IANS) With the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) questioning several top Bollywood divas as part of its investigation into the drug angle in actor Sushant Singh Rajput's death, the drug law enforcement agency's chief Rakesh Asthana arrived in Mumbai on Sunday to take stock of the probe.
2020-09-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Mayank Agarwal scores maiden IPL ton
Sharjah, Sep 27 (IANS) Kings XI Punjab's Mayank Agarwal on Sunday scored his first IPL century in an epic opening partnership with captain KL Rahul against Rajasthan Royals at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium. Mayank reached three figures in 45 balls smashing as many as seven sixes and nine fours along the way. He was eventually dismissed on 107 off 51 balls by Tom Curran.
2020-09-27
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Oil minister calls for total shift to clean fuels in prime tourist cities
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) Union Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan on Sunday called for the prime tourist cities in the country to completely switch to clean fuels.
2020-09-27
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Exploring options to protect farmers' interests: Amarinder
Chandigarh, Sep 27 (IANS) Terming President Ram Nath Kovind's assent to the farm Bills as "unfortunate and distressing", Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Sunday said his government is exploring all options, including possible amendments to the state laws, to protect the interests of the farmers.
2020-09-27
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
'SAATHI' to assist hospitality industry to boost tourism
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) To assist the hospitality industry in their preparedness to continue operations safely and mitigate risks arising out of the Covid-19 pandemic, the Ministry of Tourism has partnered with the Quality Council of India (QCI) to assist the industry through an initiative called SAATHI.
2020-09-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Fully functional board, comfortable liquidity status: LVB
Mumbai, Sep 27 (IANS) As the Lakshmi Vilas Bank shareholders' vote against the reappointment of seven directors to the board raised concerns about its governance and management, the bank has tried to allay the fears, saying that it has a "fully functional" board, including three independent directors.
2020-09-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Andhra Covid-19 recoveries cross 6 lakh mark
Amaravati, Sep 27 (IANS) Covid-19 recoveries in Andhra Pradesh have crossed the 6 lakh mark to reach 6,05,090 with 7,796 more recoveries on Sunday.
2020-09-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Hasina recalls India's contributions to 1971 Liberation War
Dhaka, Sep 27 (IANS) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday recalled India's contributions to her country's Liberation War in 1971, following which the then East Pakistan became an independent nation.
2020-09-27
Category: International, Bangladesh,National
Engineering student bags global research internship offers amid Covid crisis
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) At a time when the whole world is grappling with the dreaded COVID-19 pandemic, 20-year-old Abhishek Agrahari, a third-year Mechanical Engineering student at TIET, Patiala has bagged multiple international research internship offers from various prestigious universities across the globe.
2020-09-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society
Ex-Bihar police chief Gupteshwar Pandey joins JD-U
Patna, Sep 27 (IANS) Bihar's former Director General of Police Gupteshwar Pandey on Sunday joined the state's ruling Janata Dal-United (JD-U).
2020-09-27
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
'Extremely unfortunate', says Sukhbir on Prez assent to farm Bills
Chandigarh, Sep 27 (IANS) A day after deciding to quit the 23-year-old alliance with the BJP-led NDA, Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) President Sukhbir Badal on Sunday described the Presidential assent to the three controversial farm sector Bills for which farmers are protesting in Punjab as "sad, disappointing and extremely unfortunate".
2020-09-27
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
2 terrorists killed in Kashmir encounter (Ld)
Srinagar, Sep 27 (IANS) Two terrorists have been killed in the ongoing encounter with security forces at Samboora area of Awantipore in south Kashmir's Pulwama district on Sunday, officials said.
2020-09-27
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism
Riddhima starts birthday countdown for brother Ranbir
Mumbai, Sep 27 (IANS) Ranbir Kapoor's sister Riddhima Kapoor Sahni on Sunday started a countdown for the former's birthday.
2020-09-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Bhavesh Kumar wants to explore different mediums
Mumbai, Sep 27 (IANS) Actor Bhavesh Kumar, who made his Bollywood debut with the 2019 film 'P Se Pyaar F Se Faraar', says he does not want to restrict himself and is ready to work on TV and web too.
2020-09-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
NCDC sanctions Rs 19,444 cr to states as first tranche for MSP operations
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) The National Cooperative Development Corporation (NCDC), the apex financing organisation of the Union Agriculture Ministry, has sanctioned as first tranche, funds amounting to Rs 19,444 crore to the states of Chhattisgarh, Haryana and Telangana for kharif paddy procurement in 2020-21 under Minimum Support Price (MSP) operations, said the Union Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare on Sunday in a statement.
2020-09-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
South Korea on track for 1st lunar mission in 2022
Seoul, Sep 27 (IANS) South Korea is on track for its first lunar mission, with its first launch of a lunar orbiter slated for the second half of 2022, the country's space research institute said on Sunday, after the country's lunar project suffered multiple delays.
2020-09-27
Category: International, South Korea,Science/Tech,Technology
Qatar Airways logs $1.9 bn loss in 2019-20 amid pandemic
Doha, Sep 27 (IANS) Qatar Airways Group on Sunday reported loss of $1.9 billion during the year ended March 2020.
2020-09-27
Category: International, Qatar,Business/Economy
Ghaziabad residents dare authorities to take a walk at night on streets with dark stretches!
Ghaziabad, Sep 27 (IANS) The absence of street lights on various stretches of Ghaziabad has been such a menace that many residents took to Twitter to register their resentment over no working lights and dark stretches that often make driving difficult and also provide a safe haven for criminals.
2020-09-27
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Happy that Akali Dal has quit NDA: Shiv Sena, NCP
Mumbai, Sep 27 (IANS) Maharashtra's ruling Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) allies, the Shiv Sena and the Nationalist Congress Party, on Sunday welcomed the Shiromani Akali Dal's (SAD) decision to quit the Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance.
2020-09-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
RR win toss, choose to bowl against KXIP
Sharjah, Sep 27 (IANS) Rajasthan Royals (RR) on Sunday won the toss and chose to bowl first against Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium. RR captain Steve Smith said Jos Buttler makes a comeback into the team along with Ankit Rajpoot.
2020-09-27
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
J&K court sentences rape accused to 7 yrs in jail
Jammu, Sep 27 (IANS) A court in Jammu & Kashmir has handed down a seven-year jail sentence to a rape accused. The accused Surinder Singh, a resident of Kotli Jija, Udhampur, was facing trial for rape of a girl.
2020-09-27
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Russian GP: Bottas wins as 10-second penalty leaves Hamilton 3rd
Sochi, Sep 27 (IANS) Valterri Bottas on Sunday secured his second win of the 2020 season at the Russian Grand Prix after a 10-second penalty that his Mercedes team mate and championship leader Lewis Hamilton sustained meant that the Brit finished third.
2020-09-27
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,Cricket
Ayushmann on screening of 'Bala' at Indo-German Film Week
Mumbai, Sep 27 (IANS) Actor Ayushmann Khurrana is extremely happy as his film "Bala" is a part of the ongoing Indo-German Film Week.
2020-09-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
J&K: 1,141 more test Covid positive; tally crosses 72,000
Srinagar, Sep 27 (IANS) Another 1,141 people tested Covid-19 positive in Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday, taking the total number of people infected with the novel coronavirus beyond 72,000 in the Union Territory.
2020-09-27
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
President gives assent to all three agricultural bills
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind has given his assent to the three contentious agricultural Bills that were passed in the Parliament amid protests by opposition parties.
2020-09-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
AIADMK to hold Executive Committee meeting on Monday
Chennai, Sep 27 (IANS) The ruling AIADMK in Tamil Nadu will hold a meeting of its Executive Committee on Monday morning here.
2020-09-27
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
India's Aug crude steel output falls 4%, China logs 8% rise
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) Production of crude steel in India in August declined 4.4 per cent on a year-on-year basis to 8.48 million tonne (Mt), according to data from the World Steel Association.
2020-09-27
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
TN BJP says Periyar statue desecration may have been 'planned'
Chennai, Sep 27 (IANS) Condemning the desecration of the statue of E.V. Ramasamy - popularly known as Periyar - in Trichy, Tamil Nadu BJP President L. Murugan on Sunday said there is a suspicion that the act could be part of a plot.
2020-09-27
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
When Rhea Kapoor cried after seeing her pet's ill-health
Mumbai, Sep 27 (IANS) Producer Rhea Kapoor on Sunday took to her Instagram to introduce her new pet, a dog called Russell Crowe Kapoor.
2020-09-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
50 years of YRF: Aditya Chopra unveils new logo
Mumbai, Sep 27 (IANS) Filmmaker Aditya Chopra has unveiled a new logo of Yash Raj Films that marks the beginning of the 50-year celebrations of the production house.
2020-09-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Clash of titans as Rohit's MI meet Kohli's RCB (IPL Match 10 Preview)
Dubai, Sep 27 (IANS/GloFans) All eyes will be on the Dubai International Cricket stadium on Monday when two of the best cricketers-cum-captains of modern day cricket, Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli, will square off in an IPL league encounter that promises fireworks.
2020-09-27
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Printing 'Best before date' on sweets must from Oct 1
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) While buying sweets, you must now check the 'Best before date' as it has been made compulsory for the sweetmakers to mention it on the product. The new norm will be in force from October 1.
2020-09-27
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
RPF seize Chinese electronic items worth Rs 2.15 lakh
Guwahati, Sep 27 (IANS) Railway Protection Force (RPF) personnel have seized Chinese electronic goods worth Rs 2.15 lakh at New Coochbehar in West Bengal, officials said on Sunday.
2020-09-27
Category: India, Assam,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Three smuggling gold in rectums nabbed at Chennai airport
Chennai, Sep 27 (IANS) Three persons coming from Dubai have been arrested for trying to smuggle in gold paste concealed in their rectums, Customs officials said on Sunday.
2020-09-27
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
NASA to send $23mn advanced toilet to space station
Washington, Sep 27 (IANS) NASA is all set to launch this week a$23 million advanced bathroom to the International Space Station (ISS) to test out before using a similar system on future Moon and Mars missions.
2020-09-27
Category: International, United States,Technology
TN leaders condole Jaswant Singh's death
Chennai, Sep 27 (IANS) Political leaders in Tamil Nadu on Sunday condoled the death of former Union Minister Jaswant Singh.
2020-09-27
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Gajendra Verma gets into action mode for new music video
Mumbai, Sep 27 (IANS) Singer Gajendra Verma says he had fun throwing punches and performing air kicks for his new music video.
2020-09-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Bihar Grand Alliance: Picture still unclear on seat sharing
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) After the announcement of Bihar election, the Grand Alliance is racing against time to seal the seat sharing deal this month as the smaller partners are looking for a larger share.
2020-09-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Kejriwal appeals to RWAs to join anti-dengue campaign
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday appealed to all Resident Welfare Associations (RWAs) to come forward and make the residents in their localities aware of the measures to be taken to prevent dengue.
2020-09-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
CAIT calls for early roll out of e-commerce policy
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) The Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) has called upon Union Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal to roll out the e-commerce policy at the earliest to curb "malpractices" of large e-commerce players in India.
2020-09-27
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Good that SAD quit NDA: Shiv Sena
Mumbai, Sep 27 (IANS) The Shiv Sena on Sunday welcomed the Shiromani Akali Dal's (SAD) decision to quit the Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance to protest against the three agriculture-related Bills.
2020-09-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Punjab provides 23,500 machines for paddy straw management
Chandigarh, Sep 27 (IANS) In a series of measures to check stubble burning in the ongoing kharif season, the Punjab government has appointed 8,000 nodal officers in villages, besides giving 23,500 machines to farmers for management of paddy straw at the spot itself.
2020-09-27
Category: India, Punjab,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
TDP rescinds district model, appoints Parliamentary presidents
Amaravati, Sep 27 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Opposition leader and former Chief Minister Nara Chandrababu Naidu has rejigged the party structure by appointing a president for each parliamentary constituency, rescinding the earlier district model on Sunday.
2020-09-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Railways generates over 10 lakh 'man days' of work under GKRA
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) Indian Railways on Sunday said it has generated 10,66,246 man days of work till September 25 this year under Garib Kalyan Rozgar Abhiyaan (GKRA) in six states to benefit migrant labourers.
2020-09-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Encounter breaks out in Pulwama
Srinagar, Sep 27 (IANS) A gunfight between terrorists and security forces is on at Awantipora in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district on Sunday, officials said.
2020-09-27
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Ex-MP Ajoy Kumar rejoins Congress
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) Former IPS officer and ex-MP Ajoy Kumar, has rejoined the Congress after leaving the Aam Aadmi Party and said that he was inspired by Rahul Gandhi.
2020-09-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
KCR's daughter Kavitha appears set to enter Legislative Council
Hyderabad, Sep 27 (IANS) After a delay of six months, Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao's daughter K. Kavitha finally appears set to enter the state Legislative Council.
2020-09-27
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Ansh Bagri to star in a rom-com digital series
Mumbai, Sep 27 (IANS) Actor Ansh Bagri is excited about his rom-com web series 'Love Ka Panga'.
2020-09-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
India's storytellers bullish on rekindling interest in lost art
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) "India has a rich tradition of storytelling; it has been a part for centuries", was Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Sunday message to listeners of 'Mann Ki Baat', as he urged Indians to revive this tradition as they stay home amid the coronavirus pandemic and cited examples of the best in the profession of storytelling.
2020-09-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Art/Culture/Books
Irrfan Khan wanted to have a daughter, reveals wife
Mumbai, Sep 27 (IANS) On the occasion of Daughters' Day, late actor Irrfan Khan's wife Sutapa Sikdar revealed how the two "desperately" wanted to have a daughter in their life.
2020-09-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Cong's Selja dares JJP to leave alliance with BJP in Haryana
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) In a bid to corner the Jannayak Janta Party, Haryana Congress President Kumari Selja on Sunday dared it to leave the alliance partner BJP in the state to protest against the three agriculture-related Bills even as the opposition party announced protests by PCCs on Monday.
2020-09-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Congress names two candidates for UP Assembly bypolls
Lucknow, Sep 27 (IANS) The Congress has announced candidates for two of the total eight Uttar Pradesh Assembly seats where by-elections are due.
2020-09-27
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
'Next phase' of sporting activity resumption from Oct 5: SAI
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) The Sports Authority of India (SAI) on Sunday announced it will resume sporting activities of Tokyo Olympics bound para-athletes and athletes at National Centre of Excellence (NCoE) across the country starting on October 5.
2020-09-27
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Tourist spots to reopen in Odisha in October
Bhubaneswar, Sep 27 (IANS) Tourist destinations across Odisha will be reopened for the public in October, said state Tourism Minister Jyoti Prakash Panigrahi on Sunday.
2020-09-27
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
Four Delhi cops face heat for misreporting drug seizure
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) Four Delhi policemen - two Sub-Inspectors and two head constables, posted at Jahangirpuri police station in north Delhi, were suspended for allegedly misreporting the amount of marijuana seized from a local drug peddler in a raid earlier this month.
2020-09-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Divyanka Tripathi 'looking for some ab-normal times'
Mumbai, Sep 27 (IANS) Actress Divyanka Tripathi does not want anything too eye-popping, and is searching for normal times.
2020-09-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Will fill 10 lakh vacancies soon after returning to power: Tejashwi
Patna, Sep 27 (IANS) Rashtriya Janata Dal leader Tejashwi Yadav on Sunday promised that if his party returned to power after the Bihar Assembly elections, over 10 lakh government vacancies in different departments would be filled within two months.
2020-09-27
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Tension erupts over Maoist poster in Birbhum
Kolkata, Sep 27 (IANS) The recovery of Maoist posters in West Bengal's Birbhum district sparked off tension among the villagers on Sunday.
2020-09-27
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Losing in Ludo game, made daughter approach family court against father (Ld)
Bhopal, Sep 27 (IANS) A 24-year-old woman has approached a family court after she lost a Ludo game to her father.
2020-09-27
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society
Defeated in Ludo, woman losses respect for father, reaches family court
Bhopal, Sep 27 (IANS) A 24-year-old woman has approached a family court for councelling after she lost a Ludo game to her father,
2020-09-27
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society
LVB Directors voted out by part of promoter group, institutions, public
Chennai/Mumbai, Sep 27 (IANS) Even as shareholders of Lakshmi Vilas Bank voted out a majority of the board members, including promoter K.R. Pradeep, the voting pattern, as per the regulatory filing, shows some interesting aspects.
2020-09-27
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy
Delhi riots: Dissent against use of violence was overruled in WA groups behind conspiracy
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) An alleged conspiracy that resulted into full blown riots in the national capital earlier this year is said to have been a co-ordinated effort of many, however, the charge sheet filed in the case also highlights the fact that there were at times voices of dissent within the groups. These voices against violence though were crushed then and there.
2020-09-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Over $150mn emptied in KuCoin cryptocurrency exchange hack
Singapore, Sep 27 (IANS) Over $150 million is estimated to have been emptied in a hack of Singapore-based cryptocurrency exchange KuCoin.
2020-09-27
Category: International, Singapore,Technology,Crime/Disaster/Accident
CII seeks changes in RBI directive on opening of current accounts
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) has urged the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) for a relook on its last month's circular on opening of current accounts in banks and suggested changes.
2020-09-27
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Pandemic dampens spirits in Agra on World Tourism Day
Agra, Sep 27 (IANS) Amid the growing socio-economic uncertainties and health concerns due to the Covid-19 pandemic, a new tourist season has begun in Agra but without the fervour and hopes of a revival of the hospitality industry.
2020-09-27
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Gostha Pal C'ship drives impoverished children to 'stay away from drugs' and move forward
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) What started as an informal gathering of a few people trying to organise a football tournament for little children has now bourgeoned into something much bigger in the heart of Kolkata in the form of the 'Gostha Pal Championship Golden Baby League' (GPCGBL).
2020-09-27
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
World Tourism Day: 7 money tips for the unstoppable globetrotter
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANSlife) Travel is something that every millennial loves to do, but most of the time it can also turn out to be very costly especially if the destination is an exotic one.
2020-09-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Vodafone Idea starts upgrading 3G users to 4G in key markets
Mumbai, Sep 27 (IANS) Vodafone Idea Limited (VIL) has started upgrading its 3G users to 4G in key markets.
2020-09-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Pregnant woman among seven of family killed in Karnataka mishap
Kalaburagi, Sep 27 (IANS) Seven persons, including four women, of a family were killed early Sunday morning and one man seriously injured when a multi-utility vehicle they were travelling in hit a truck at high speed and rolled into a ditch on Kalaburagi's outskirts in north Karnataka, police said.
2020-09-27
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
IPL: Teams have revelled in 20th overs, scoring average of 14.54 runs
Sharjah, Sep 27 (IANS) In T20 format, the 20th over of an innings is usually the most productive one for batsmen as they go for the slog in the final six deliveries. And it has been no different so far in the 13th Indian Premier League (IPL) edition as an average of 14.54 runs have been scored in the 20th overs till the end of the eighth game between Kolkata Knight Riders and SunRisers Hyderabad on Saturday.
2020-09-27
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Ex-Dharma man Kshitij in NCB custody till Oct 3 (Ld)
Mumbai, Sep 27 (IANS) A Mumbai court on Sunday remanded former Dharma Productions' executive Kshitij R. Prasad to the Narcotics Control Bureau's custody till October 3, officials said here.
2020-09-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Advantage agricultural reforms: A turning point for farmers
After retirement from the army, my father took up farming at Village Shahpur, on the Pinjore-Nalagarh Road, in Haryana. After every wheat harvest, my mother used to cart the wheat herself on the tractor to the Chandigarh mandi. She used to wait for hours, sitting in the tractor, in the hot sun at the mercy of the 'Arthiyas' at the Mandi to purchase the wheat.
2020-09-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Opinion/Commentary
Sanjay Khan, Riteish Deshmukh mourn Jaswant Singh's demise
Mumbai, Sep 27 (IANS) Several members from the film industry took to social media to pay condolences after the demise of former Union minister Jaswant Singh on Sunday.
2020-09-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Politics
Cong's new T'gana in-charge stresses on unity, discipline ahead of polls
Hyderabad, Sep 27 (IANS) The Congress party's new incharge for Telangana, Manickam Tagore on Sunday urged the party leaders in the state to work together for victory in the ensuing by-elections to Legislative Assembly and Legislative Council.
2020-09-27
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Latest Covid-19 wave could 'overwhelm' France
Paris, Sep 27 (IANS) The latest coronavirus wave in France could "overwhelm" the country amid exhaustion of the frontline workers battling the pandemic, a senior health official has warned.
2020-09-27
Category: International, France,Health/Medicine
Graduation student held for sending obscene FB messages to woman
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) Delhi Police has arrested a graduation student on charge of sending obscene messages to a woman on Facebook, a senior officer said on Sunday.
2020-09-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Yogi to develop rural tourism in Varanasi
Varanasi, Sep 27 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh Tourism Department is working on a mega-plan to develop rural tourism in Varanasi in the post-pandemic era.
2020-09-27
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Shweta Singh Kirti shares unseen childhood pic of Sushant
Mumbai, Sep 27 (IANS) Shweta Singh Kirti on Sunday walked down the memory lane and treated Sushant's fans with one of his childhood pictures.
2020-09-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Prince Charles highlights Covid-19 impact on youngsters
London, Sep 27 (IANS) The UK's Prince Charles on Sunday highlighted the impact of the global coronavirus pandemic on young people, saying it was a "particularly difficult time to be young".
2020-09-27
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Film, TV stars extend wishes on Daughter's Day
Mumbai, Sep 27 (IANS) From megastar Amitabh Bachchan to Ajay Devgn and Ayushmann Khurrana, several stars took to social media to shower their daughters with love on the occasion of Daughters' Day.
2020-09-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
NTPC invites bids for biomass pellet procurement
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) State-run NTPC Ltd has invited bids for procurement of biomass pellets for its various thermal plants on domestic competitive basis (DCB) as part of its endeavour to reduce burning of crop residue on farmlands that cause air pollution.
2020-09-27
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
10 Andhra districts register excess rainfall in 4 months
Amaravati, Sep 27 (IANS) Ten Andhra Pradesh districts have received excess rainfall in the past four months till September 26, barring Visakhapatnam and Vizianagaram with normal rainfall and Srikakulam being the lone deficient district.
2020-09-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Environment/Wildlife
Centre plans non-tariff barriers on toy imports early next year
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) In line with its ambitious plan to make India a toy hub and self-reliant in the segment, the Union government is likely to go a step forward and impose further non-tariff barriers on toy imports.
2020-09-27
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Ex-Dharma man Kshitij remanded to NCB custody till Oct 3
Mumbai, Sep 27 (IANS) A Mumbai court on Sunday remanded former Dharma Productions executive Kshitij R. Prasad to the custody of the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) till October 3, officials said here.
2020-09-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Americans banned from entering into transactions with HK officials
Washington/Hong Kong, Sep 27 (IANS) The US Treasury Department has announced that under the sanctions imposed over the controversial national security law imposed by Beijing on Hong Kong, no American can enter into transactions with targeted officials of the city and mainland China, it was reported on Sunday.
2020-09-27
Category: International, United States,Politics
Scuffle among BJP supporters over ticket issue in Patna
Patna, Sep 27 (IANS) With political activities picking up after the announcement of dates for Bihar Assembly elections, supporters of an aspirant for BJP ticket on Sunday scuffled with certain party office-bearers over nomination issue.
2020-09-27
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
'If the demand for Indian animation is going anywhere, it's up'
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANSlife) With demand for Indian animated content growing among global audiences, especially with children who are a significant consumer group for animations like cartoon shows, a home-grown animation brand Cosmos Maya, the creator of popular children's show 'Motu Patlu', shares that it is an exciting time to be in the animation business.
2020-09-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Treating the heart with scientific breakthroughs, lifestyle changes
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANSlife) From the time the first Coronavirus case was recorded in China, to India's numbers crossing four million, COVID-19 has millions of lives under its ambit. Now, for a country like India, where the cardiovascular disease burden is already at an alarming high, these are threatening facts. Moreover, pandemic-induced lockdowns have also raised stress levels which can induce heart related ailments.
2020-09-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Every country needs a good league and good teams playing in it: Bhaichung (Ld)
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) Iconic footballer and former India captain Bhaichung Bhutia, who has all along been vocal about the inclusion of East Bengal and Mohun Bagan in the Indian Super League (ISL), is happy about the two giants of Indian football joining the countrys top league in the current session.
2020-09-27
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Changing footwear trends in India
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANSlife) Covid-19 has changed consumer buying patterns across segments, ranging from FMCG, personal care, apparel to footwear. The change has also led manufacturers to take innovative strategies and widen certain product portfolio ranges to attract consumers and gain a competitive edge.
2020-09-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Kangana on her siblings: We are one consciousness split in three
Mumbai, Sep 27 (IANS) Actress Kangana Ranaut has shared photos of her happy days with her two siblings. She says she feels they are one consciousness split in three.
2020-09-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Every country needs a good league and good teams playing in it: Bhaichung
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) Iconic footballer and former India captain Bhaichung Bhutia, who has all along been vocal about the inclusion of East Bengal and Mohun Bagan in the Indian Super League (ISL), is happy about the two giants of Indian football joining the countrys top league in the current session.
2020-09-27
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Canada signs deal to secure 20mn more Covid-19 vaccine doses
Ottawa, Sep 27 (IANS) Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudesu has announced that the country has signed a deal to secure 20 million more Covid-19 vaccine doses.
2020-09-27
Category: International, Canada,Politics
Will the pandemic turn tourists to travellers?
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANSlife) Rider and influencer Mohit Kharbanda has covered nearly 2 lakh kilometres across India and several other countries in his motorcycle since he started riding 18 years back.
2020-09-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
WB BJP's woman leader tests corona positive
Kolkata, Sep 27 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party's West Bengal women's wing leader Agnimitra Paul tested positive for coronavirus on Sunday.
2020-09-27
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Health/Medicine
World Tourism Day: Jaipur, Goa, Kochi to be most popular leisure destinations
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANSlife) Air travel taking a backseat, combined with the opening up of many state borders to welcome tourists once again has led to the rise in demand for domestic leisure destinations, as a getaway from city life.
2020-09-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Ladakhi leaders to withdraw call for hill council polls' boycott
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) A visiting delegation of veteran Ladakhi leaders has agreed to withdraw the call for a boycott of Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council (LAHDC) elections scheduled on October 16 after a meeting with Union Home Minister Amit Shah.
2020-09-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Andhra Guv condoles Jaswant's death, recalls his contribution
Amaravati, Sep 27 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Governor Biswa Bhusan Harichandan on Sunday condoled the death of former Union Minister Jaswant Singh and recalled his contribution to public life.
2020-09-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Weighted blankets found to improve sleep of insomnia patients
London, Sep 27 (IANS) Using weighted chain blankets may lead to better sleep maintenance, a higher daytime activity level, and reduced symptoms of fatigue, depression and anxiety among insomnia patients with psychiatric disorders, says a study.
2020-09-27
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
Markets not yet out of the woods (Market Watch)
Markets behaved on expected lines and fell on the first four trading days with a sell-off on expiry day. They recovered on Friday the first day of the new futures series which is of five weeks duration. BSESENSEX lost 1,457.16 points or 3.75 per cent to close at 37,388.66 points while NIFTY lost 454.70 points or 3.95 per cent to close at 11,050.25 points. The broader markets saw BSE100, BSE200 and BSE 500 lose 3.98 per cent, 4.14 per cent and 4.24 per cent respectively. BSEMIDCAP lost 4.73 per cent while BSESMALLCAP lost 5.26 per cent. There was panic across the board on Thursday and it was selling by FII's and liquidation by momentum traders which led to the mayhem. The recovery on Friday was equally sharp and about a third of the losses of four days have been recovered.
2020-09-27
Category: India, New Delhi,Business/Economy,Opinion/Commentary
Indian-American running for Lt. Governor of Virginia
Washington, Sep 27 (IANS) Puneet Ahluwalia, an Indian-American business consultant, is running for the Republican nomination for Lt. Governor of Virginia, saying the state needs a new leadership to attract investment, jobs, growth and wealth, it was reported.
2020-09-27
Category: International, United States,Diaspora,Politics
Yediyurappa, ex-PM Deve Gowda mourn Jaswant's demise
Bengaluru, Sep 27 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa and former Prime Minister HD Deve Gowda were among the state leaders who mourned the death of former Union Minister Jaswant Singh on Sunday.
2020-09-27
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Saudi to reopen Mecca facilities for visitors in Oct
Riyadh, Sep 27 (IANS) Authorities in Saudi Arabia have allowed facilities in Mecca to reopen for visitors starting from next month after months of closure due to the coronavirus pandemic, the media reported.
2020-09-27
Category: International, Saudi Arabia,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
Himanshi Khurana tests positive for coronavirus
Mumbai, Sep 27 (IANS) Former Bigg Boss contestant Himanshi Khurana has shared that she has tested positive for Covid-19.
2020-09-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Health/Medicine,Bollywood
50 yrs of YRF: Aditya Chopra remembers father Yash Chopra
Mumbai, Sep 27 (IANS) On the completion of 50 years of Yash Raj Films, Chairman and filmmaker Aditya Chopra penned a note for his late father Yash Chopra , who had founded the production house.
2020-09-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Betting Central,Bollywood
Delhi Capitals have a good balance at the moment, says Nortje
Dubai, Sep 27 (IANS) Having played a vital role in Delhi Capitals' emphatic 44-run win against the Chennai Super Kings, South African pacer Anrich Nortje will look to continue the same run of form in his debut Indian Premier League (IPL) season.
2020-09-27
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Indian expat jailed for molesting jogger in Dubai
Dubai, Sep 27 (IANS) An Indian expat has been sentenced to six months in prison for sexually molesting a jogger in Dubai, the media report.
2020-09-27
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diaspora
Actor Anupam Shyam thanks Yogi for help
Lucknow, Sep 27 (IANS) TV actor Anupam Shyam Ojha, who wooed audience with his stellar performance in "Mann Kee Awaaz Pratigya" has expressed his gratitude to Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath for providing financial assistance for his medical treatment when he was facing a financial crunch.
2020-09-27
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Politics
S.Korea reports 95 new Covid-19 cases
Seoul, Sep 27 (IANS) South Korea reported 95 new coronavirus cases on Sunday, the second consecutive day that the figure has remained below 100.
2020-09-27
Category: International, South Korea,Health/Medicine
Hamilton greatest F1 driver of our generation, says Serena
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) Twenty three-time tennis Grand Slam champion Serena Williams has heaped praise on Lewis Hamilton, saying the reigning Formula 1 world champion is the "greatest drive of our generation" and that he would break German legend Michael Schumacher's record.
2020-09-27
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Motorsports,Tennis
Pyongyang warns S.Korea against violating sea border
Seoul, Sep 27 (IANS) Pyongyang on Sunday warned Seoul against violating its western sea border as search continued for the body of a South Korean official who was shot and killed in North Korean waters.
2020-09-27
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
Mounting opposition, FATF blacklisting: Tough times ahead for Imran
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) Former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has virtually dropped a bombshell on the Imran Khan government by openly stating that the country was on the verge of being blacklisted by the FATF because it had been forced by the military leadership to get "involved in external issues".
2020-09-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
California Guv signs law for transgender inmates
San Francisco, Sep 27 (IANS) California Governor has signed a law to allow trangender inmates to be places in prison cells according to their gender identity.
2020-09-27
Category: International, Costa Rica,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
Global wearables market to grow over 14% in 2020: IDC
San Francisco, Sep 27 (IANS) Global shipments of wearable devices are expected to total 396 million units in 2020, a growth of 14.5 per cent from the 345.9 million units shipped in 2019, according to a forecast by International Data Corporation (IDC).
2020-09-27
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Karnataka's Congress MLA Gundu Rao tests corona positive
Bengaluru, Sep 27 (IANS) Karnataka's Congress legislator Dinesh Gundu Rao tested coronavirus positive and was sent in home isolation, an official said on Sunday.
2020-09-27
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
1 killed at biker event shooting in US state
Washington, Sep 27 (IANS) One person was killed and several others were injured after a shooting at a biker event in the US state of Iowa, officials said.
2020-09-27
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident
NBA: LeBron James ends Lakers' 10-year Finals drought
New York, Sep 27 (IANS) Los Angeles Lakers earned a comfortable 117-107 win against Denver Nuggets in Game 5 to win Western Conference Finals 4-1 in their latest encounter of the ongoing NBA season.
2020-09-27
Category: International, United States,Sports,Other Sports
BSF foils Pak infiltration bid in J&K
Jammu, Sep 27 (IANS) A major infiltration bid was foiled on Sunday by the Border Security Force (BSF) on the international border (IB) in Samba district of Jammu and Kashmir.
2020-09-27
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
How two policemen braved knives to save 2 lives!
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) After an argument turned ugly and converted into a bloody fight in Central Delhi's Anand Parbat area between local dhaba owners and their two customers, two policemen who were passing by intervened and saved the two men who were attacked with knives and other sharp objects on Sunday night.
2020-09-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Madhavan on 'Rehnaa Hai Terre Dil Mein': It was a flop, slowly became iconic
Mumbai, Sep 27 (IANS) When Rehnaa Hai Terre Dil Mein released in 2001, the film failed to create sparks at the box office. What remained with the viewers was the brilliant act of the young newcomer who shone with his natural screen presence in the film, which also starred Saif Ali Khan and Dia Mirza.
2020-09-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Trump, Biden won't shake hands at 1st debate
Washington, Sep 27 (IANS) US President Donald Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden will neither shake hands or do an elbow bump due to the Covid-19 pandemic when the two rivals come face-to-face during their first debate on Tuesday, according to informed sources.
2020-09-27
Category: International, United States,Politics
Under new guidelines, only 'serious buyers' allowed in Lucknow malls
Lucknow, Sep 27 (IANS) Those fond of show window-shopping or just hanging out at malls and shopping complexes in Lucknow won't be able to indulge in their favourite pastime as authorities have directed owners/managements to allow entry of only 'serious buyers', that too with face masks.
2020-09-27
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
After Rohtang, focus now on Shinku La tunnel amid tension in Himalayas
Manali, Sep 27 (IANS) Amid the heightened border tension with both China and Pakistan in the Himalayas, road infrastructure projects have been given a push with completion of a marvel of engineering motorways -- the Rohtang Pass highway tunnel.
2020-09-27
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Defence/Security
GOT stars Rose Leslie, Kit Harington to become parents
London, Sep 27 (IANS) Actors Rose Leslie and Kit Harington of 'Game of Thrones' fame are expecting their first child.
2020-09-27
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Ukraine Prez declares mourning day for military plane crash victims
Kiev, Sep 27 (IANS) Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has declared a day of mourning for the 26 victims on board a military plane that crashed last week.
2020-09-27
Category: International, Ukraine,Politics
How NASA is preparing astronauts for next moonwalks
Washington, Sep 27 (IANS) As NASA plans to return humans to the Moon in 2024 as part of the Artemis programme, the agency has already started preparing astronauts for the challenges that they will face on the lunar surface.
2020-09-27
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech,Defence/Security
Chris Hemsworth, Miles Teller, Jurnee Smollett in 'Spiderhead'
Los Angeles, Sep 27 (IANS) Actors Chris Hemsworth, Miles Teller and Jurnee Smollett have reportedly teamed up for Spiderhead.
2020-09-27
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Lakhsmi Vilas Bank shareholders reject reappointment of CEO, directors
Mumbai, Sep 27 (IANS) The shareholders of Lakshmi Vilas Bank have voted against the reappointment of seven directors to its board, including that of the MD and CEO, S. Sundar.
2020-09-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Aus PM urges sharing of Covid-19 vaccine
Canberra, Sep 27 (IANS) While virtually addressing the 75th session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA), Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said that members of the world body have a "moral responsibility" to share an effective Covid-19 vaccine.
2020-09-27
Category: International, Australia,Politics
Dominant Australia secure T20I series win over New Zealand
Brisbane, Sep 27 (IANS) Australia women came out with yet another incredible performance, both with bat and ball, as they defeated New Zealand by eight wickets in the second T20I on Sunday, thereby securing the three-match series.
2020-09-27
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Sad state of Yamuna pains green warriors (World Rivers Day)
Agra, Sep 27 (IANS) River lovers and green activists in Agra on Sunday celebrated the World Rivers Day, at the Etmauddaula view-point park, by cleaning up a stretch of Yamuna bank and taking out a rally to demand a comprehensive National Rivers policy along with constitution of a Central Rivers Authority to manage major rivers of India.
2020-09-27
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
New Zealand's ruling Labour party could govern alone: Poll
Wellington, Sep 27 (IANS) New Zealand's ruling Labour party led by Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern could govern alone three weeks out from the upcoming general election slated to take place next month, a new poll revealed on Sunday.
2020-09-27
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Mann ki Baat: PM says new agri Bills to help farmers sell produce
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) Hailing the contribution of Indian farmers in Atmanirbhar Bharat initiative, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that they would benefit too from the new agriculture-related Bills once these become laws.
2020-09-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Shattered such a person isn't with us anymore: Watson on Jones' death
Dubai, Sep 27 (IANS) Chennai Super Kings (CSK) all-rounder Shane Watson paid rich tribute to Dean Jones, saying the former Australia batsman pushed the limits to get better and always cared about people who were less fortunate.
2020-09-27
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
RBI's role in Dhanlaxmi Bank Board should be reviewed: AIBEA
Chennai, Sep 27 (IANS) The role of Reserve Bank of India (RBI) in the Board of Directors of Dhanlaxmi Bank (originally Dhanalakshmi Bank) should be reviewed, said a top official of the largest union in the banking sector.
2020-09-27
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy
ISL: EB's inclusion throws open limitless opportunities, says Nita Ambani
Mumbai, Sep 27 (IANS) Nita Ambani, chairperson and founder of the Reliance Foundation, on Sunday announced the expansion of Indian Super League (ISL) by welcoming East Bengal into the seventh edition of country's top-flight football league.
2020-09-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Football
Sun Pharma's R&D investment around Rs 2,000 cr in FY20
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd invested around Rs 2,000 crore in research and development (R&D) in the last financial year (2019-20).
2020-09-27
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
White House responsible for crimes against Iran: Rouhani
Tehran, Sep 27 (IANS) Irans President Hassan Rouhani has slammed the US over imposing "inhumane" sanctions, saying the White House is responsible for all the "hostile measures and crimes" against Tehran.
2020-09-27
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
Bigger screens to drive global tablet sales to 161mn units in 2020
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) The consumers are switching to larger displays and as a result, global tablet sales are expected to increase 1 per cent (year-on-year) to 160.8 million units in 2020, according to a new report.
2020-09-27
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Alyssa Healy goes past MS Dhoni's wicketkeeping record in T20Is
Brisbane, Sep 27 (IANS) Australia's Alyssa Healy on Sunday went past former India captain MS Dhoni to register most dismissals by a wicketkeeper in T20I format, both in men's and women's cricket. The 30-year-old achieved the feat during the second T20I of the ongoing three-match series against New Zealand at the Allan Border Field.
2020-09-27
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Former Union Minister Jaswant Singh dies at 82 (Ld)
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) stalwart and former Union Minister Jaswant Singh passed away in Delhi on Sunday following a cardiac arrest. He was 82.
2020-09-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Alphabet settles shareholders lawsuits over sexual misconduct claims
San Francisco, Sep 27 (IANS) Google's parent company Alphabet has pledged a slew of measures, including a commitment of $310 million, to settle lawsuits by shareholders over its alleged mishandling of sexual misconduct by executives.
2020-09-27
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Immigration/Law/Rights
Manchester Metropolitan University students in lockdown
London, Sep 27 (IANS) About 1,700 Manchester Metropolitan Univesity students have been asked to self-isolate after 127 pupils tested positive for the novel coronavirus, according to media reports.
2020-09-27
Category: International, United Kingdom,Education,Health/Medicine
Bihar Election: What the recent crossovers from one alliance to another indicate (Comment)
Leaders changing sides before an election is not an unusual scenario in India. In general, such crossovers are by politicians who miss out on securing a candidature from their respective parties. Therefore, trying to read much into such instances may not give any useful insight. But, if there are movements across parties or alliances much before the start of the candidate selection process by political parties, it can't be construed as just an effort to ensure being in the electoral fray as a member of one or the other party. It may be much more than that, and if we try to read this carefully, it may give some indications of possible changes in the political landscape of a constituency. After all, no one understands politics better than politicians themselves.
2020-09-27
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Opinion/Commentary
Notion of int'l community looks tattered after Covid-19: UK PM
London, Sep 27 (IANS) In his virtual address to thw 75th session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA), UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson told his foreign counterparts at the world body that the "notion of the international community looks tattered" after the global Covid-19 crisis.
2020-09-27
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Jaswant Singh: A soft-spoken former Army officer, astute politician
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) A soft-spoken man, former BJP leader Jaswant Singh was one of the founding members of the Bharatiya Janata Party and a leading light of the party when Atal Bihari Vajpayee and Lal Krishan Advani helmed it through the tumultuous period of Indian politics. And with his demise, another party stalwart of that era has passed into eternity.
2020-09-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
'Neo normal' Indians shun Covid fears as food orders surge
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) If you are among those who are thrilled to once again see food delivery boys all around, or plan to visit a restaurant and does not get reservation or have to fight for one -- as Covid-19 caseloads surge by nearly one lakh a day in India -- mind you that this situation does not add up.
2020-09-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
16 arrested, 9 policemen hurt in London anti-lockdown protest
London, Sep 27 (IANS) At least 16 people were arrested and nine police officers sustained injuries after violence erupted at an anti-lockdown protest in London's Trafalgar Square.
2020-09-27
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Uma Bharti tests Corona positive
Bhopal, Sep 27 (IANS) Former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Uma Bharti has tested positive for the Coronavirus. She is in quarantine at Vande Mataram Kunj located between Haridwar and Rishikesh in Uttarakhand.
2020-09-27
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Covid-19 messing up with our dreams, women most affected
New York, Sep 27 (IANS) The anxiety, stress and worry brought on by Covid-19 is not only limited to daytime hours as it is affecting our dreams as well, particularly among women, new research has revealed.
2020-09-27
Category: International, United States,National,Health/Medicine
Manoj Bajpayee: I am not a singer but understand what good singing is about
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) National Award-winning actor Manoj Bajpayee, who has tried rapping for the first time in the recent song, Bambai main ka ba, admits he is not a singer but says that he has an understanding of music thanks to his theatre training.
2020-09-27
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Diesel prices down for 3rd straight day
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) Diesel prices continued to dip for the third straight day on Sunday on the back of subdued crude oil prices globally.
2020-09-27
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
We Indians lack sense of humour: Farokh Engineer backs Gavaskar
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) Former India wicket-keeper Farokh Engineer has come out in support of Sunil Gavaskar, who faced backlash on social media for his comments on Anushka Sharma, wife of current Team India skipper Virat Kohli.
2020-09-27
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
California university quarantines all on-campus students
San Francisco, Sep 27 (IANS) The California State University Long Beach (CSULA) has placed all its on-campus students under quarantine after five pupils tested positive for the novel coronavirus, according to officials.
2020-09-27
Category: International, Costa Rica,Education,Politics
Of 2.56L kids in care homes, TN has most, Arunachal least: Survey
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights in its fresh data has revealed that more than 2,50,000 children live in Child Care Institutions across the country of which close to 60,000 alone are in Tamil Nadu.
2020-09-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society,Immigration/Law/Rights
Pangolin smuggler from Gujarat nabbed in UP
Kannauj (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 27 (IANS) A person found smuggling pangolin carcasses and scales has been arrested during a raid in Kannauj district.
2020-09-27
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Oppo F17 Pro: Stands out amid stiff competition
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) As its rivals keep churning out phones after phones ahead of the festive season, smartphone maker Oppo has always been a consistent player in the game, launching few but solid devices for its Indian fans every year.
2020-09-27
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Corales Puntacana Championship: Lahiri rockets up the leaderboard
Punta Cana (Dominican Republic), Sep 27 (IANS) Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri has entered the top-10 of the Corales Puntacana Championship after the third round of the tournament.
2020-09-27
Category: International, Dominican Republic,Sports,Golf
Nepali Army reports 2nd Covid-19 death
Kathmandu, Sep 27 (IANS) The Nepali Army (NA) has reported a second fatality due to the novel coronavirus, while the number of infected personnel stood at 2,197, the media reported.
2020-09-27
Category: International, Nepal,Health/Medicine,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Rajasthan CM, BJP state chief condole Jaswant Singh's death
Jaipur, Sep 27 (IANS) Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Sunday expressed his condolence on the death of veteran leader Jaswant Singh.
2020-09-27
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Agra records 79 new Covid cases as recovery improves
Agra, Sep 27 (IANS) The number of fresh Covid-19 cases in Agra has come down below 80 in the past few days, after peaking to around 150 a day last week.
2020-09-27
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
With 88,650 new cases, India's corona tally nears 60 lakh
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) In the wake of 88,650 more coronavirus cases and another 1,124 COVID-19 deaths in the last 24 hours, India's total tally on Sunday neared the 60-lakh mark.
2020-09-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
IPL: du Plessis holds Orange Cap, Purple with Rabada
Abu Dhabi, Sep 27 (IANS) Hard-hitting batsman Faf du Plessis of Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Delhi Capitals (DC) speedster Kagiso Rabada continue to hold the Orange and Purple Caps respectively at the end of Saturday's Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 match between Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) and SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) which the Dinesh Karthik-led side won by seven wickets at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium.
2020-09-27
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Will lockdown wipe out lifestyles built over 30 years? (Comment)
The ancient Indian protocol for social distancing is embedded in the lines my yoga guru, from the famous ashram in Monghyr, Bihar, taught me:
2020-09-27
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Opinion/Commentary
Covid-19 recoveries in Telangana outnumber new cases
Hyderabad, Sep 27 (IANS) Telangana on Sunday reported more recoveries from Covid-19 than the new cases during the last 24 hours.
2020-09-27
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Musk thanks Tesla team for deliveries in 'toughest' quarter
San Francisco, Sep 27 (IANS) Elon Musk has appreciated Tesla employees for their hard work on maintaining delivery deadlines in the 'toughest' quarter for the electric car maker.
2020-09-27
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
True to his nature, Jaswantji fought illness with immense courage: PM
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) Former Defence Minister Jaswant Singh passed away early Sunday. Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed his condolences over the sudden demise of the 82-year-old veteran leader.
2020-09-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Politics
Three booked for killing dog, dragging carcass around
Hathras (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 27 (IANS) Three persons have been booked by the Hathras police for allegedly beating a stray dog to death and then dragging its carcass in the area to "scare away the other canines".
2020-09-27
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
26 Dhaka policemen to be fired after failing dope tests
Dhaka, Sep 27 (IANS) The Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) has announced that it was terminating 26 personnel for failing dope tests, it was reported.
2020-09-27
Category: International, Bangladesh,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Covid-19 vaccine is 'global public good', Hasina tells UNGA
Dhaka, Sep 27 (IANS) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has reminded the international community that the fates of people across the globe were intertwined amid the Covid-19 pandemic, as she called on world leaders to ensure that any proven vaccine is made accessible to all at the same time.
2020-09-27
Category: International, Bangladesh,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Another FIR against jailed UP MLA
Varanasi, Sep 27 (IANS) Yet another FIR has been lodged against jailed MLA Vijay Mishra in Bhadohi district for misusing the letter pads of the village head of his parental village. Mishra was arrested and sent to jail on August 14 in a property grab case.
2020-09-27
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Free Google Meet version to limit meetings to 60 mins from Sep 30
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) Google Meet users will not be able to use the video meet app for an unlimited time from September 30 as the free version of Meet will be limited to meetings no longer than 60 minutes.
2020-09-27
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Former Defence Minister Jaswant Singh passes away
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) Former Defence Minister Jaswant Singh passed away early Sunday, said an official statement from the R&R Hospital here. He was 82.
2020-09-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Woman gang raped in moving bus in UP
Meerut (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 27 (IANS) A woman passenger was allegedly gang-raped inside a running bus for entire night on Friday and was later thrown out of the bus.
2020-09-27
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Back to School: Parents not yet ready to send kids
Prayagraj (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 27 (IANS) Nearly 80 per cent parents of students enrolled in the 1,000-odd secondary schools of Uttar Pradesh Board in Prayagraj district are not prepared to send their children to school amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
2020-09-27
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education,Health/Medicine
No permanent ceasefire from Taliban until settlement: Khalilzad
Kabul, Sep 27 (IANS) Zalmay Khalilzad, the US Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation, has said that the Taliban will not agree to a comprehensive ceasefire until there is a political settlement in place.
2020-09-27
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Facebook wants Apple to let users pick their own messaging app
San Francisco, Sep 27 (IANS) Facebook is making an extra push to convince Apple to let iPhone users choose their own preferred messaging app, an effort that can open an option to make its own Messenger app one of the default messaging tools on iPhones.
2020-09-27
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Imran warns against hasty int'l withdrawal from Afghanistan
Islamabad, Sep 27 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has warned against hasty withdrawal of foreign powers from Afghanistan, according to media reports.
2020-09-27
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Film parties gone dry! (Column: B-Town)
The film industry was known for its party culture. The alcohol flowed freely catering to choice of all, from beer to vodka to rum or whiskey. This was usually followed by dinner and dessert.
2020-09-27
Category: India, New Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Sharif vows to save 'sinking' country
Islamabad, Sep 27 (IANS) Former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has that said those responsible for sending him to jail have "sunk the country" and these "antics" would not be allowed to carry on.
2020-09-27
Category: International, Pakistan,Politics
Balochistan mulls 15-day delay in reopening of primary schools
Quetta, Sep 27 (IANS) The government of Pakistan's Balochistan province is set to propose in the upcoming National Command and Operation (NCOC) meeting that reopening of primary schools, scheduled to resume on September 30, be delayed by 15 days in view of rising coronavirus cases, an official said.
2020-09-27
Category: International, Pakistan,Education,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
13 killed as passenger van overturns in Pak
Karachi, Sep 27 (IANS) At least 13 people were killed and several others injured when a passenger van overturned and caught fire on the Karachi-Hyderabad motorway in Pakistan, officials said.
2020-09-27
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Global Covid-19 cases cross 32.7mn: Johns Hopkins
Washington, Sep 27 (IANS) The overall number of global coronavirus cases has topped 32.7 million, while the deaths have increased to more than 992,000, according to the Johns Hopkins University.
2020-09-27
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
World Tourism Day: Celebs on how much they miss travelling in 2020
Mumbai, Sep 27 (IANS) Sunday is World Tourism Day, and while the idea of travel for relaxation would seem like an impossible dream in the time of pandemic that we are going through, several actors shared how much they are craving to take off to their favourite locales.
2020-09-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
No plans to enter politics: Actor Sonu Sood
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) Actor Sonu Sood, much in the limelight for the charity work he has been doing during the lockdown, especially in facilitating transport for migrant workers to their native places during the initial days (of the lockdown) is clear that entering politics is nowhere on the horizon for him.
2020-09-27
Category: India, Delhi,National
For pandemic-weary audience, Modi's UNGA speech delivers differentiated content
United Nations, Sep 27 (IANS) India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi's United Nations General Assembly speech on September 26 stands out among the few this year at the virtual talkfest which offered up ideas and approaches as complements to soothe the collective anxiety of a global quarantined audience.
2020-09-27
Category: International, United States,Politics
Shabana Azmi: Humane quality of 'Mee Raqsam' resonates with global viewers
Mumbai, Sep 27 (IANS) Mee Raqsam has been selected for the opening night of the Coalition of South Asian Film Festivals (CoSAFF), and veteran actress Shabana Azmi, who presents the film, says that the humane quality of the story has resonated with international connoisseurs across cultural divides.
2020-09-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Valmiki hospital doctors to withdraw services following late action on assailants
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) The Resident Doctors Association (RDA) of Delhi government's Maharishi Valmiki Hospital have threatened to withdraw all essential and non-essential services of the hospital from Monday onwards in view of delay to initiate action against a patient and her attendant after they allegedly assaulted a doctor on Saturday, as per a letter the doctors' association has written to the hospital's medical superintendent (MS).
2020-09-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Spanish minister warns of serious risk without tough rules
Madrid, Sep 27 (IANS) The Spanish government has urged authorities in Madrid to tighten coronavirus restrictions across the city, warning of a "serious risk" to residents if they do not.
2020-09-27
Category: International, Spain,Politics
Trump nominates conservative to supreme court stirring bitter fight
New York, Sep 27 (IANS) United States President Donald Trump has nominated conservative Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the supreme court to take the place of the liberal Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg and tilt its ideological balance to the right ahead of the elections.
2020-09-27
Category: International, United States,Politics
Mamata allows cinema halls, plays to reopen from Oct 1 in Bengal
Kolkata, Sep 27 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee announced that all jatras, plays, OATs, cinemas and all musical, dance, recital and magic shows would be allowed to function with 50 participants or less from October 1.
2020-09-27
Category: India, West Bengal,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
K'taka CM, Opposition leader exchange heated arguments
Bengaluru, Sep 27 (IANS) Accepting the Karnataka Chief Minister B. S. Yediyurappa's challenge, the leader of the Opposition Siddaramaiah on Saturday asserted that if the Special Investigation Team (SIT) headed by a Supreme Court judge fails to prove the charges, he would resign then.
2020-09-27
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
BJP ready to contest on all seats in Punjab: Former minister
Chandigarh, Sep 27 (IANS) Minutes after the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) decided to quit the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) on differences over the three 'controversial' farm sector Bills passed by the Parliament, senior BJP leader Madan Mohan Mittal said the party is ready to contest all the 117 seats in the 2022 Punjab Assembly polls.
2020-09-27
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
'Economic disruption to deter RBI from quantifying FY21 growth forecast'
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) The dynamic economic upheaval unleashed by Covid-19 pandemic might hinder the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) from giving a pin-pointed growth as well as inflation forecast in the upcoming monetary policy report, experts opined.
2020-09-27
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Flood alert sounded for Hyderabad's Musi river
Hyderabad, Sep 27 (IANS) Authorities have sounded flood alert in Musi river here as the water levels in the two reservoirs upstream have reached to the brim following heavy rains in catchment areas.
2020-09-27
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Two women from Telugu states make it to Nadda's team
Hyderabad, Sep 27 (IANS) Two women leaders from the Telugu states who had crossed over to Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) from Congress have found place in the list of new office bearers announced on Saturday.
2020-09-27
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
I want Gill to enjoy his cricket journey: Karthik
Dubai, Sep 27 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) captain Dinesh Karthik said that he wants Shubman Gill to enjoy his cricket journey, after the youngster's 70 not out guided the team to a comprehensive seven-wicket win against SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium on Saturday.
2020-09-27
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
1,417 new cases take Gujarat's Covid tally to 1,31,808
Gandhinagar, Sep 27 (IANS) Gujarat on Saturday reported 1,417 new Covid-19 cases, taking the state's cornavirus tally to 1,31,808, while 13 deaths in the past 24 hours mounted the state's death toll to 3,409.
2020-09-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
B'luru riots pre-planned, no innocent held: K'taka govt (Ld 2)
Bengaluru, Sep 27 (IANS) Rejecting the Opposition party's allegations, Law and Parliamentary Affairs Minister J. C. Madhuswamy on Saturday affirmed that Bengaluru riots were pre-planned and the police had not arrested any innocents till date in this case.
2020-09-27
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Will ensure Congress sits in oppn for next 10 yrs: K'taka CM (Ld 1)
Bengaluru, Sep 27 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B. S. Yediyurappa on Saturday asserted his dream is to ensure BJP's victory in next Assembly elections and make Congress to sit in Opposition for 10 years in a row.
2020-09-27
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
We need to improve our boundary percentage: Captain Warner
Dubai, Sep 27 (IANS) SunRrisers Hyderabad (SRH) captain David Warner said that the team needs to increase the frequency of their boundaries and sixes after they sunk to a seven-wicket loss to Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) here on Saturday. SRH have thus started their 2020 campaign in the IPL with consecutive defeats.
2020-09-27
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Gill stars as clinical KKR thrash SRH by 7 wkts
Abu Dhabi, Sep 26 (IANS/GloFans) Opener Shubhman Gill's unbeaten 70-run knock along with Eoin Morgan's 42 not out guided Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) to their first win this IPL season as they outsmarted SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) by seven wickets with two overs to spare here on Saturday.
2020-09-27
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
No link between Johar's alleged 'drug party' video and case: NCB
Mumbai, Sep 26 (IANS) The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) on Saturday confirmed that the agency is not probing the alleged 'drug party' video posted by Bollywood filmmaker Karan Johar, adding that their focus is on the drug-related investigation surrounding the death of Sushant Singh Rajput.
2020-09-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
K'taka BJP defeats no-confidence motion by Congress
Bengaluru, Sep 26 (IANS) Karnataka ruling BJP defeated no-confidence motion moved by th Opposition Congress through voice vote on Saturday.
2020-09-26
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Rakul Preet moves Delhi HC seeking ban on media reporting in Rhea drug case
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Bollywood actor Rakul Preet Singh has moved the Delhi High Court seeking urgent interim directions from the court restraining media from running shows or publishing articles against her in connection with the drug probe which emerged out following the death of Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput.
2020-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz
BJP's oldest ally SAD quits NDA over 'black laws' (Ld)
C0handigarh, Sep 26 (IANS) The highest decision making body of the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) core committee at its emergency meeting held here on Saturday night unanimously decided to pull out of the BJP-led NDA alliance because of the Centre's stubborn refusal to give statutory legislative guarantees to protect the assured marketing of farmers' crops at minimum support price (MSP), thus snapping a three-decade-old alliance with the saffron party.
2020-09-26
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Gill's unbeaten 70 helps KKR stroll to 7-wkt win over SRH
Dubai, Sep 26 (IANS) Opener Shubman Gill (70 not out) and Eoin Morgan (42 not out) put up 92 runs for the fourth wicket to help Kolkata Knight Riders beat SunRisers Hyderabad by seven wickets with two overs to spare at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium on Saturday.
2020-09-26
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
NCB seizes phones of Deepika, Rakul, Simone, Karishma in drugs case
Mumbai, Sep 26 (IANS) The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB), which quizzed Bollywood actors Rakul Preet Singh, Deepika Padukone, her former manager Karishma Prakash, and fashion designer Simone Khambatta on Friday and Saturday in connection with the drugs case related to the death of Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput, has seized their mobile phones.
2020-09-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Akali decision to quit NDA political compulsion: Amarinder
Chandigarh, Sep 26 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Friday termed the Shiromani Akali Dal's (SAD) decision to quit the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) as nothing more than a desperate case of political compulsion for the Badals, who were effectively left with no other option after the BJP's public criticism of SAD over the farm Bills.
2020-09-26
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
India, Denmark sign MoU on Intellectual Property cooperation
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) To further the objectives of National IPR Policy and become a major player in global innovation, India on Saturday entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Denmark in the field of Intellectual Property (IP) Cooperation.
2020-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
NIA offers reward for arrest of Arunachal MLA's killers
Itanagar, Sep 26 (IANS) The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has announced cash reward of Rs 3 lakh each for the arrest of two NSCN-IM cadres involved in the killing of MLA Tirong Aboh in Arunachal Pradesh in May last year, officials said here on Saturday.
2020-09-26
Category: India, Arunachal Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics,Terrorism
Malaysia PM silent on Kashmir, warns against terror resurgence
United Nations, Sep 26 (IANS) Pakistan lost Malaysia's public support on its Kashmir stand as Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin made no mention of it in his speech on Saturday at the high-level meeting of the UN General Assembly, reversing last year's volatile stand of Mahathir Mohamad.
2020-09-26
Category: International, United States,National
K'taka Congress demands release of 'innocents' in B'luru riots
Bengaluru, Sep 26 (IANS) Karnataka's Leader of Opposition Siddaramaiah on Saturday appealed to the state government to take immediate steps to release "innocents" who were arrested in connection with the Bengaluru riots.
2020-09-26
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
AP wants tourism as income generating entity: Srinivas
Amaravati, Sep 26 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Tourism Minister Avanti Srinivas has said the state government is striving to revive tourism to make it an income generating entity amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
2020-09-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
SAD snaps ties with NDA on differences over farm Bills
Chandigarh, Sep 26 (IANS) Ahead of the 2022 Assembly elections in Punjab, the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD), one of the oldest allies of the BJP, quit the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) on Saturday after differences over the three 'controversial' farm sector Bills passed by the Parliament.
2020-09-26
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
K'taka passes Land Reforms, APMC Bills amid opposition walkout
Bengaluru, Sep 26 (IANS) On the last day of the Assembly session on Saturday, the Karnataka Assembly was witness to unruly scenes when the Congress members tore up papers and staged a walkout over the Land Acquisition Bill in the morning and another walkout over the APMC Bill in the evening.
2020-09-26
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Heavy rains force evacuation of 200 people in AP's Nandyal
Nandyal (Andhra Pradesh), Sep 26 (IANS) As many as 200 people have been evacuated from Nandyal town and its vicinity in Andhra Pradesh's Kurnool district following heavy rainfall even as the district officials appealed to people to abandon low-lying areas and seek refuge in government shelters.
2020-09-26
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
Modi, Rajapaksa hold virtual summit
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Sri Lankan counterpart Mahinda Rajapaksa held a virtual summit on Saturday in which they discussed bilateral relations and regional and international issues of mutual concern.
2020-09-26
Category: International, India,National,Diplomacy,Politics
Catalan MotoGP: Morbidelli takes pole, leads Yamaha 1-2-3
Barcelona, Sep 26 (IANS) Franco Morbidelli on Saturday took his maiden MotoGP pole ahead of his Petronas Yamaha team mate Fabio Quartararo ahead of the Catalan Grand Prix in Barcelona. Morbidelli led a Yamaha 1-2-3, with Valentino Rossi taking P3, his first front row finish since the 2019 British GP.
2020-09-26
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Motorsports
French Open: Nadal, Djokovic looking to equal Federer's Grand Slam record
Paris, Sep 26 (IANS) Rafael Nadal will be looking to move level with Roger Federer's tally of 20 Grand Slam titles when he starts his campaign at the 2020 French Open which starts on Sunday.
2020-09-26
Category: International, France,Sports,Tennis
Uttar Pradesh cricket body 'mutes' its members attending AGM via Zoom
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) In a strange move, the Uttar Pradesh Cricket Association (UPCA) has allegedly "muted" a large majority of participants -- some say about 90 per cent -- who on Saturday connected through the Zoom App for the annual general body meeting due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The disgruntled members have charged that it was done deliberately to muzzle the voices that sought answers on cricketing and governance issues.
2020-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Haryana to procure cotton from Oct 1
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Cotton will be procured through the Cotton Corporation of India from October 1 in Haryana at the minimum support price (MSP).
2020-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Ahead of Bengal polls, snubbed Rahul Sinha hints at rebellion
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Barely a few hours after being shunted out, BJP's former National Secretary and ex-Bengal President Rahul Sinha hinted at rebellion on Saturday.
2020-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National
TSRTC to resume bus service to Karnataka, Maharashtra from Sep 28
Hyderabad, Sep 26 (IANS) Telangana State Road Transport Corporation (TSRTC) on Saturday said it would resume its bus service to neighbouring Karnataka and Maharashtra from September 28, though no such decision was taken with regard to Andhra Pradesh.
2020-09-26
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
BSY, Siddaramaiah involved in verbal duel in Assembly
Bengaluru, Sep 26 (IANS) The Karnataka Assembly on Saturday witnessed a verbal duel between Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa and Congress leader Siddaramaiah over corruption charges against the former.
2020-09-26
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
CFMA says Franklin Templeton knows of FIR; to file class-action suit
Chennai, Sep 26 (IANS) The Chennai Financial Markets and Accountability (CFMA) investors' group on Saturday said intimation regarding registration of a first information report (FIR) by the Economic Offences' Wing (EOW) Chennai against Franklin Templeton (FT) India, was made by its counsel before the Karnataka High Court where even legal advisors, counsels and representatives of FT Mutual were present.
2020-09-26
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy
Sawant will lead BJP in 2022 Goa Assembly polls: Official
Panaji, Sep 26 (IANS) Chief Minister Pramod Sawant will lead the Goa BJP into the 2022 state Assembly polls, state Bharatiya Janata Party President Sadanand Shet Tanavade said on Saturday.
2020-09-26
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Noted economist Isher Judge Ahluwalia no more, tributes pour in
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Prominent economist and Padma Bhushan recipient Isher Judge Ahluwalia died on Saturday after a battle with brain cancer.
2020-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Women can conceive after ovarian tumours: Study
London, Sep 26 (IANS) Researchers have found that women receiving fertility-sparing surgery for the treatment of borderline ovarian tumours are able to have children.
2020-09-26
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
Modi's 'pharmadiplomacy': India's COVID vaccines to 'help all humanity'
United Nations, Sep 26 (IANS) Presenting India as a global power for universal good, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched his 'pharmadiplomacy', promising the world on Saturday that the nation's vaccine manufacturing capability will "help all humanity" in fighting the COVID-19 pandemic while assuring global leaders whose worries about its availability has been a dominant concern at the UN General Assembly.
2020-09-26
Category: International, United States,Diplomacy,Politics
Pandey's 51 helps SRH labour to 142/4 against KKR
Dubai, Sep 26 (IANS) Sunrisers Hyderabad scraped their way to 142/4 against Kolkata Knight Riders in the eighth match of the Indian Premier League at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium on Saturday.
2020-09-26
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Cong terms farm Bills black laws, to launch online campaign
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Terming the Monsoon Session of the Parliament undemocratic and truncated, the Congress party on Saturday said it ran a nationwide online campaign -- "Speak Up For Farmers" -- against the Central Government's dubiously and undemocratically passed anti-farmers legislations.
2020-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National
State CPI-M fumes over CBI probe into Kerala project
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 26 (IANS) The CPI-M state leadership on Saturday claimed that the Centre had violated basic guidelines while ordering a CBI probe a day earlier into Life Mission project, calling it a "political move".
2020-09-26
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Dev Anand's magic, 97 years young
Mumbai, Sep 26 (IANS) He was one of the earliest superstars of the Hindi film industry, long before the term was officially coined by the Bollywood press. With a career spanning over six decades, Dev Anand has earned unconditional love from the audience with his romantic roles, and a dapper image that earned him the sobriquet 'Gregory Peck of India'. Popular as the stylish loverboy, Dev Anand also dared to play the antihero at a time when most mainstream heroes would not dare doing so.
2020-09-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
No Ram Lila but 'virtual' Deepotsav in Ayodhya (Ld)
Ayodhya, Sep 26 (IANS) The Ayodhya administration has denied permission for Ram Lila in Ayodhya due to the coronavirus pandemic, however the administration has started preparations to organise a grand star-studded 'virtual Deepotsav' on the occasion of Diwali.
2020-09-26
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Art/Culture/Books
Dev Anand's magic, 97 years young
Mumbai, Sep 26 (IANS) He was one of the earliest superstars of the Hindi film industry, long before the term was officially coined by the Bollywood press. With a career spanning over six decades, Dev Anand has earned unconditional love from the audience with his romantic roles, and a dapper image that earned him the sobriquet 'Gregory Peck of India'. Popular as the stylish loverboy, Dev Anand also dared to play the antihero at a time when most mainstream heroes would not dare doing so.
2020-09-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Floods hit 1.79 lakh people in Assam, one dies
Guwahati, Sep 26 (IANS) After over a month-and-a-half, fresh floods in five Assam districts have affected 1.79 lakh people besides killing one person, officials of Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) said on Saturday.
2020-09-26
Category: India, Assam,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
MP Home Minister's son tests positive
Bhopal, Sep 26 (IANS) Covid-19 has come knocking at the doors of Madhya Pradesh Home Minister Narottam Mishra with his son, Sukarna, testing positive on Saturday.
2020-09-26
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
UN: Modi presents upbeat, forward-looking Indian agenda
United Nations, Sep 26 (IANS) With India set to become an elected member of the UN Security Council next year, Prime Minister Narendra Modi presented an upbeat and forward-looking agenda stressing India's contributions to the global good, while also pointing out the shortcomings of the UN.
2020-09-26
Category: International, United States,Diplomacy,Politics
IISc start-up Equine Biotech develops affordable RT-PCR kit
Bengaluru, Sep 26 (IANS) A start-up incubated at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Equine Biotech, has developed an indigenous RT-PCR diagnostic kit for accurate and affordable diagnosis of Covid-19.
2020-09-26
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Andhra logs 7,000 Covid cases amid rising recoveries
Amaravati, Sep 26 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh registered 7,293 new Covid positive cases, raising the state's tally to 6.68 lakh, even as 9,125 more patients recovered from the virus to outnumber infections on Saturday.
2020-09-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Punjab Police bust nine illegal liquor storage centres
Chandigarh Sep 26 (IANS) Continuing their crackdown on illegal liquor, Punjab Police have seized nine illegal liquor storage and distribution centres in Majitha, Ajnala and Attari sub-divisions and recovered 12,30,800 ml liquor.
2020-09-26
Category: India, Punjab,National
Shivraj uses Covid pun to target Congress
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Saturday sent out a defeat Congress messaging by using the sanitiser analogy and the Congress election symbol of the hand.
2020-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Covid: Maha deaths cross 35K, million-plus patients cured
Mumbai, Sep 26 (IANS) Maharashtra's Covid-19 deaths crossed 35,000 even as the state notched a handsome million-plus recoveries, though fresh cases and fatalities continued to rise, health officials said here on Saturday.
2020-09-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Hry to implement new industrial, employment policy on Haryana Day: CM
Gurugram, Sep 26 (IANS) The new Industrial and Employment Policy of Haryana, 2020 will come into force from November 1 on the occasion of Haryana Day, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar said on Saturday in Gurugram.
2020-09-26
Category: India, Haryana,National,Politics
On-a-roll Kings XI Punjab face Rajasthan (IPL Match 9 Preview)
Sharjah, Sep 26 (IANS/GloFans) The K.L. Rahul-led Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) began their IPL campaign on a losing note but they bounced back in grand style by outshining Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in their second outing. On Sunday, they will be up against a confident Rajasthan Royals (RR), who are now evenly poised with the return of Jos Buttler along with mentor Shane Warne.
2020-09-26
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
5 turncoats in Team Nadda that the BJP is betting big on
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) There have been a number of turncoats who've found a place in JP Nadda's brand new team while many non-performer BJP leaders have been shunted out.
2020-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Ram Lila permission denied, virtual Deepotsav in Ayodhya
Ayodhya, Sep 26 (IANS) The Ayodhya administration has denied permission for Ram Lila in Ayodhya due to the coronavirus pandemic, however the administration has started preparations to organise a grand star-studded 'virtual Deepotsav' on the occasion of Diwali.
2020-09-26
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Art/Culture/Books
RJD demands Bihar voters' insurance, voting till 7 p.m.
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) A day after the Election Commission announced the dates for the Assembly elections in Bihar, the opposition Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) on Saturday urged the poll panel to increase voting hours by one hour and insurance to voters in view of the Covid-19 pandemic.
2020-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Rules relaxed for divorced daughters for family pension
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Now even a daughter of a deceased employee or pensioner would be entitled to family pension even if she had not divorced but filed a petition for the same during the lifetime of her deceased parent, Union Minister Jitendra Singh said on Saturday.
2020-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
Mamata recalls vandalism of Vidyasagar's bust on 200th birth anniv
Kolkata, Sep 26 (IANS) On the 200th birth anniversary of late Bengali educationist and social reformer Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar, West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday recalled the incident when his bust was desecrated during a political rally by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in 2019.
2020-09-26
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Telangana to launch portal for online property registration on Dussehra
Hyderabad, Sep 26 (IANS) Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao on Saturday announced that the 'Dharani' portal for online registration of properties in the state will be launched on Dussehra.
2020-09-26
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Seasoned Kerala BJP leaders left high and dry in new Team Nadda
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 26 (IANS) While seasoned Kerala BJP leaders have been left high and dry in the newly constituted Team Nadda, one name which has raised eyebrows is former CPI-M Lok Sabha member and Congress legislator A.P. Abdulla Kutty, who has been given the post of national vice-president.
2020-09-26
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Raje, Rajyavardhan find place in Nadda's team
Jaipur, Sep 26 (IANS) Former Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje has been appointed as national vice president in the new team announced by BJP President J.P. Nadda.
2020-09-26
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Team Nadda: Shah says BJP not a party but an 'idea'
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) After the new team of BJP President J.P. Nadda was announced, Union Home Minister and Nadda's predecessor Amit Shah said that "BJP is not a party but an idea" while congratulating the new team members.
2020-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
NCB arrests Dharma Productions' ex-executive Kshitij (Ld)
Mumbai, Sep 26 (IANS) The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) on Saturday arrested Kshitij Ravi Prasad, a former executive of Bollywood producer Karan Johar's Dharma Productions, in a drugs case with regard to the death of Sushant Singh Rajput, a top official said here.
2020-09-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Hamilton takes pole in Sochi as he eyes Schumacher's record
Sochi, Sep 26 (IANS) Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton on Saturday took his 96th pole position ahead of the Russian Grand Prix, coming back to being within two seconds of being knocked out of Q2 in a dramatic qualifying session at the Sochi Autodrom which saw Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel crash heavily. Hamilton is looking to equal German Formula 1 legend Michael Schumacher's record of 91 race wins.
2020-09-26
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,Motorsports
Plea in SC for protection for transgenders from sexual crimes
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) A plea has been moved in the Supreme Court to seek equal protection for the transgenders from sexual crimes under the Indian Penal Code, in the absence of any specific penal provision to protect them against these offences.
2020-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
PM Modi asks UN to change with changing times (2nd Ld)
New Delhi/New York, Sep 26 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday, at the United Nations General Assembly's 75th session, advocated institutional reforms of the international organisation and inclusion of India in its Security Council.
2020-09-26
Category: International, India,Diplomacy,Politics
JKPC disassociates with ex-Mayor Mattu
Srinagar, Sep 26 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Conference (JKPC) on Saturday said that it has disassociated itself from former Srinagar Mayor Junaid Mattu.
2020-09-26
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
PM Modi calls for UN reform, raises India's role (Ld)
United Nations, Sep 26 (IANS) For the second time in a week, Prime Minister Narendra Modi tore into the outdated structures of the United Nations, turning the mirror on the global body and urging it to fix its internal crisis so that it could reflect the world as it exists today rather than as it was in the 1940s.
2020-09-26
Category: International, United States,Diplomacy,Politics
Andhra's 'Mission Punganuru' to revive dwindling dwarf cow population
Amaravati, Sep 26 (IANS) Aimed at arresting the dwindling numbers of Punganuru cow, a dwarf bovine offering A2 milk rich in medicinal values and endemic to southern Andhra Pradesh, the state government has launched 'Mission Punganuru' recently.
2020-09-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,National
None from TN on BJP national office-bearers' list
Chennai, Sep 26 (IANS) The BJP's list of national office-bearers came as a surprise for many in the party's Tamil Nadu unit as no state leader figures in it.
2020-09-26
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Income Tax department searches in Jharkhand, Bengal
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) The Income Tax department has carried out search and survey operations at around 20 residential and business premises of a prominent group having operations in Jharkhand and West Bengal.
2020-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Fashion Forward: FDCI releases dates for India Fashion Week
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANSlife) Riding on the success of the first ever Digital India Couture Week, the Fashion Design Council of India (FDCI) has announced that the Lotus Make-up India Fashion Week (LMIFW) Spring-Summer 2021 will take place in phygital format from October 14-18, 2020.
2020-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Adar Poonawalla: Will Govt have 80,000 crores available over the next one year?
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Rs 80,000 crore will be the cost of vaccinating everyone in India with the Covid-19 vaccine whenever it is available.
2020-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National
NCB arrests Dharma Productions' ex-executive Kshitij
Mumbai, Sep 26 (IANS) The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) on Saturday arrested Kshitij Ravi Prasad, a former executive of Bollywood producer Karan Johar's Dharma Productions, in a drugs case under investigation with regard to the death of Sushant Singh Rajput, a top official said here.
2020-09-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Delhi air to worsen in next 3 days, thanks to stubble burning
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) It's that time of the year in Punjab-Haryana-NCR.
2020-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Shakti Kapoor cast as narco officer in Sushant film even as Shraddha faces NCB heat
Mumbai, Sep 26 (IANS) Bollywood actress Shraddha Kapoor was grilled by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) as part of their probe into a possible drugs angle in the Sushant Singh Rajput death on Saturday. Meanwhile her father, veteran actor Shakti Kapoor, has been cast as a narcotics officer in an upcoming film inspired by the life of late actor Sushant.
2020-09-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
ICMR receives Rs 2.5 cr aid from Fortis
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Private health care major Fortis Healthcare handed over a cheque of Rs 2.5 crore to Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) in the presence of Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare Ashwini Kumar Choubey on Saturday.
2020-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
No respite for Kerala as daily cases cross 7K
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 26 (IANS) Kerala saw no respite as it recorded its highest 7,006 single-day spike in coronavirus cases after 58,779 more samples were tested.
2020-09-26
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
5,647 more test corona positive in Tamil Nadu
Chennai, Sep 26 (IANS) As many as 5,647 more coronavirus cases were detected in Tamil Nadu over the past 24 hours, taking its total tally to 575,017, the Health Department said on Saturday.
2020-09-26
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National
1217 more people test positive, J&K COVID tally crosses 71,000
Srinagar, Sep 26 (IANS) One thousand two hundred and seventeen people tested positive in J&K on Saturday as the total number of people infected with COVID-19 crossed 71,000 in the Union Territory.
2020-09-26
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
PM Modi calls for UN reform
United Nations, Sep 26 (IANS) For the second time in a week, Prime Minister Narendra Modi tore into the outdated structures of the United Nations, turning the mirror on the global body and urging it to fix its internal crisis so that it could reflect the world as it exists today rather than as it was in the 1940s.
2020-09-26
Category: International, United States,National,Diplomacy,Politics
SRH win toss, choose to bat against KKR
Dubai, Sep 26 (IANS) SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) on Saturday became the first team to choose to bat on winning the toss in the IPL, against Kolkata Knight Riders at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium. SRH captain David Warner felt that the conditions would remain the more or less the same throughout the match.
2020-09-26
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
LG Manoj Sinha meets Rajnath, discusses law and order in Valley
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Lieutenant Governor of Jammu and Kashmir Manoj Sinha on Saturday appraised Indian Defence Minister Rajnath Singh about the prevailing law and order situation in the Valley.
2020-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Fiscal package on the cards in the festival season
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) A fiscal package to put money in the hands of the consumer in the festival season is on the cards.
2020-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
DU admissions 2020: First cut-off list to release on Oct 12
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) As the admissions for various courses in Delhi University affiliated colleges were postponed by nearly three months owing to the Covid-19 pandemic, DU has released the schedule for the under-graduate and post-graduate courses admissions to various colleges on the basis of merit as well as entrance examination.
2020-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
'Tarak Mehta' star Mun Mun Dutta spends playtime with her 'rescued babies'
Mumbai, Sep 26 (IANS) Television actress Mun Mun Dutta has shared a new Instagram video, where she is seen playing with rescued stray puppies.
2020-09-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
3 arrested for betting on IPL match
Gurugram, Sep 26 (IANS) The Gurugram Police on Saturday said they have arrested three persons for online betting on an Indian Premier League (IPL) cricket match.
2020-09-26
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Aamir spotted shooting for 'Laal Singh Chaddha' in Delhi
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Superstar Aamir Khan is currently shooting for his film "Laal Singh Chaddha" in Delhi, and pictures and videos from the set are doing the rounds on the internet.
2020-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Mumbai Police warn car-chasing 'paparazzi' of action
Mumbai, Sep. Sep 26 (IANS) The Mumbai Police on Saturday warned media vehicles against pursuing vehicles of celebs who are being summoned for the drugs probe by the Narcotics Control Bureau.
2020-09-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Media,Defence/Security
Abhishek Bachchan defends Prachi Desai's talent, actress is thankful
Mumbai, Sep 26 (IANS) Abhishek Bachchan has praised Prachi Desai for her hard work, and the actress is naturally thankful for his compliment.
2020-09-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
NDA will form government in Bihar again: Prasad
Patna, Sep 26 (IANS) Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Saturday said the NDA will win the Bihar Assembly elections in a convincing manner and again form the government in the state under the leadership of Chief Minister Nitish Kumar.
2020-09-26
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Ex-India spinner Neetu David heads new women's selection panel
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Former India spinner Neetu David has been appointed chairperson of a new five-member senior women's selection panel, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) said on Saturday. The announcement ends a nearly 10-month without a selection committee in place.
2020-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
NCB quizzes Deepika, Sara, Shraddha in drug case related to SSR death (2nd Lead)
Mumbai, Sep 26 (IANS) The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) on Saturday questioned Bollywood divas Deepika Padukone, Sara Ali Khan, Shraddha Kapoor for several hours in a drugs case in connection with the death of actor Sushant Singh Rajput.
2020-09-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Murshidabad youth held by STF for suspected terror links
Kolkata, Sep 26 (IANS) The West Bengal Special Task Force (STF) has arrested Samim Ansari, a migrant worker from Murshidabad district, on suspicion of terror links, police said on Saturday.
2020-09-26
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Terrorism
Rahul dubs agri Bills 'big blunders', demands withdrawal
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Amid protests by farmers across the country over the three agriculture-related Bills passed by Parliament, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Saturday slammed the proposed legislations as "big blunders" and demanded their immediate withdrawal.
2020-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Married woman elopes with lover, villagers garland both with shoes
Ranchi, Sep 26 (IANS) Villagers in Jharkhand put a garland of slippers and shoes on a married woman who eloped with her lover but later they were caught in a compromising position in Sahebganj district of the state.
2020-09-26
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Aahana Kumra: During lockdown, couples got pregnant or divorced
Mumbai, Sep 26 (IANS) Actress Aahana Kumra, who plays the female protagonist in the upcoming digital film, Rules Of The Game, says her character in the film is unusual and it brought out the crazy streak in her.
2020-09-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
New Chinese ambassador to Pak to prioritise, promote CPEC
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Nong Rong, Chinese ambassador-designate to Pakistan, is an expert in trade and commerce, is currently a minister in a Guangxi provincial government. Nongs primary role will be to promote the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) -- a $62 billion programme under the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI).
2020-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
K'taka Congress agrees to voice vote on no-confidence motion
Bengaluru, Sep 26 (IANS) Leader of the Opposition, Siddaramaiah on Saturday agreed to Karnataka Speaker Vishweshwara Hegde Kaageri's suggestion to vote on the no-confidence motion moved by him two days ago through voice vote.
2020-09-26
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Odisha man arrested for manufacturing fake Covid-19 vaccine
Bhubaneswar, Sep 26 (IANS) A man was arrested in Odisha's Bargarh district on charges of manufacturing a dubious vaccine for Covid-19, said an official on Saturday.
2020-09-26
Category: India, Orissa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Every 250th person on Earth now infected with coronavirus
Moscow/New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) The number of Covid-19 cases have surged to more than 32.4 million or 0.4 per cent of the Earth's total population - meaning nearly every 250th person has already contracted coronavirus.
2020-09-26
Category: International, Russian Federation,Health/Medicine
Reaching voters in flood-affected areas tough for Bihar parties
Patna, Sep 26 (IANS) With the Assembly election in Bihar due to be held amid the coronavirus pandemic, virtual rallies will play an important role in connecting with voters.
2020-09-26
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
J&J Covid vaccine produces strong immune response in early trials
New York, Sep 26 (IANS) A leading Covid-19 vaccine candidate developed by global healthcare company Johnson & Johnson produced a strong immune response against novel coronavirus in early-to-mid stage clinical trials, a report said.
2020-09-26
Category: International, United States,National,Health/Medicine
COVID-19: Tripura begins implementing central team's suggestions
Agartala, Sep 26 (IANS) In view of its high COVID-19 mortality and low recovery rates compared with the other north-eastern states, the Tripura government has begun to implement suggestions given by a visiting central team, a top official said on Saturday.
2020-09-26
Category: India, Tripura,National,Health/Medicine
RBI to retain lending rates, accommodative stance, say experts (IANS Poll)
Mumbai, Sep 26 (IANS) Persistently high inflation fanned in part due to supply side disruptions along with seasonal factors will deter the Reserve Bank to administer a dose of lending rate cut during the upcoming monetary policy review.
2020-09-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Vidyut Jammwal doesn't want you to 'stop staring'!
Mumbai, Sep 26 (IANS) Bollywood action star Vidyut Jammwal has shared a quirky message with his latest picture on social media.
2020-09-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Heavy rains lash Hyderabad, other areas in Telangana
Hyderabad, Sep 26 (IANS) Heavy rains continued to lash Hyderabad and other parts of Telangana for the second consecutive day on Saturday, inundating low-lying areas, disrupting vehicular movement, and throwing normal life out of gear.
2020-09-26
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
J&K police arrests LeT terror associate
Srinagar, Sep 26 (IANS) The Jammu & Kashmir Police along with security forces have arrested a terrorist associate in north Kashmir's Handwara and recovered arms and ammunition from his possession.
2020-09-26
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism
Congress now attacks govt over 'anti-worker' labour Bills
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Amid the ongoing farmers protest across the country over the controversial farm Bills, the Congress on Saturday upped its ante against the Modi government over the three labour Bills describing them as "anti-labour" and said these legislations have removed the security net for workers.
2020-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Four-day 'Destination North-east 2020' event to boost tourism
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) With the objective of taking the north-east region to other parts of the country and bringing them closer to strengthen national integration, the Central government will on Sunday give a push to the 'Destination North-east 2020' event to boost tourism which has been badly hit by the Covid-19 pandemic.
2020-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
'Bard Of Blood' turns one, Kirti Kulhari recalls why her role is special
Mumbai, Sep 26 (IANS) Actress Kriti Kulhari has reminisced about her character Jannat in Bard Of Blood on the one-year anniversary of the web series, saying it is the kind of role an actor lives for.
2020-09-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
iPad Pro may be 1st Apple device with mini-LED display
San Francisco, Sep 26 (IANS) Famed Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo in his latest investors' note has claimed that the first Apple device to feature a Mini-LED display will be a new iPad Pro.
2020-09-26
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
No nod for special human rights violation, vigilance units for armed forces (Ld)
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) The government has not yet approved setting up of two special units -- human rights and vigilance -- for the armed forces to look into any rights violations and corruption, even though defence ministry had given a go-ahead a year ago.
2020-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National
Preity Zinta misses ski trips amid 'crazy' Dubai heat
Dubai, Sep 26 (IANS) Actress Preity Zinta is in Dubai for the ongoing Indian Premier League, and the high temperature of the place makes her miss her ski trips.
2020-09-26
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Cinema/Showbiz,Opinion/Commentary,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Refusal to quit NDA shows Akalis' greed: Punjab CM
Chandigarh, Sep 26 (IANS) Taking a jibe at the SAD and the BJP for what he called a "public spectacle" of the blame game between the two long-time allies over the controversial Farm Bills, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday said the continued refusal of the Akalis to quit the NDA showed the "extent of their greed to cling to power".
2020-09-26
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Indian Army lauds sacrifices of animal transport warriors
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) The Indian Army on Saturday observed Animal Transport Remembrance Day to honour the valour, courage and sacrifices of animals in various military campaigns and operations.
2020-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National
CBI files chargesheet against 9 for custodial death of father-son (Ld)
Chennai/New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Saturday filed a chargesheet against nine then officials of the Tamil Nadu Police in connection with two cases it registered over the custodial deaths of father-son duo P. Jeyaraj and J. Benniks.
2020-09-26
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Asked to wear mask, patient assaults doctor in Delhi
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Another incident of assault on doctors has come to the fore in the national capital, where a doctor in Delhi government's Maharishi Valmiki Hospital was allegedly beaten by a patient and her attendant after being asked to wear masks.
2020-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Unable to repay Rs 4,000, Haryana man killed and body dumped in canal
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) A 35-year-old man was allegedly kidnapped, bludgeoned to death and his body thrown into a canal just because he was unable to repay Rs 4000 that he owed to a local meat seller.
2020-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Huawei Mate X2 patent reveals Galaxy Z Fold2 like design
Beijing, Sep 26 (IANS) Chinese smartphone maker Huawei is reportedly working on its second-generation foldable smartphone Mate X2 and now, a new patent suggests that the device may arrive with an inward folding screen, which is similar to the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2.
2020-09-26
Category: International, China,Technology
When Shakti Kapoor helped Chunky Panday for 20 per cent cut
Mumbai, Sep 26 (IANS) Popular Bollywood villain Shakti Kapoor once helped actor Chunky Panday find his feet in Bollywood, helping the latter build contacts.
2020-09-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Team Nadda: Why Ram Madhav, Muralidhar Rao, Uma Bharti were excluded
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) While BJP's Team Nadda has given additional thrust to its Gen-Next, it has also meant making space for them by removing some veterans like Ram Madhav and Muralidhar Rao, provoking speculation whether some of them may find a space in the Cabinet in the much-speculated Cabinet reshuffle while entering through the Rajya Sabha.
2020-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
'Swadeshi' push: Khadi outlet for PM Modi's bodyguards
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) In another push for "Swadeshi", the Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) has roped in the Special Protection Group (SPG) -- a specialised security wing responsible for the protection of Prime Minister Narendra Modi -- as the biggest brand ambassador of Khadi.
2020-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National
No nod for special human rights violations, corruption units for armed forces
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) The government has not yet approved setting up of two special units -- human rights and vigilance - for the armed forces to look into any rights violations and corruption, even though defence ministry had given a go-ahead a year ago.
2020-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Urvashi Rautela: I wish you self-esteem so high that you're humble
Mumbai, Sep 26 (IANS) Actress Urvashi Rautela has a simple wish for her fans and followers on social media.
2020-09-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Sonam Kapoor gives 'DIY' make-up tutorial
Mumbai, Sep 26 (IANS) Actress Sonam Kapoor Ahuja has given her fans a sneak-peek into how she puts on make-up.
2020-09-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
131 youngsters join Ladakh Scouts regiment
Srinagar, Sep 26 (IANS) The Indian Army on Saturday said an attestation parade was held at the Ladakh Scouts Regimental Centre in Leh to mark the entry of 131 well-trained recruits into the Ladakh Scouts regiment.
2020-09-26
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security
Mika Singh, Neha Kakkar, Badshah recreate 'Sawan mein lag gayi aag'
Mumbai, Sep 26 (IANS) Singers Mika Singh, Neha Kakkar and rapper Badshah have collaborated for the remake of the 1998 pop hit, Sawan mein lag gayi aag, for the upcoming film, Ginny Weds Sunny.
2020-09-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
NCB quizzes 'evasive' Deepika, ex-manager for 5 hrs (Ld)
M0umbai, Sep 26 (IANS) The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) on Saturday questioned Bollywood actor Deepika Padukone and her former manager Karishma Prakash for over five hours in a drugs case in connection with the death of actor Sushant Singh Rajput.
2020-09-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Toxic waste dumping in Gurugram village hurting environment
Gurugram, Sep 26 (IANS) The lack of facilities for proper disposal of biological waste is a challenge in India and contributes a lot to pollution and contamination of ground water resources. One such instance has come to light in a Gurugram village, with frightening consequences for the groundwater, local residents and animals.
2020-09-26
Category: India, Haryana,National,Environment/Wildlife
China says WHO gave support for Covid vaccine emergency use
Beijing, Sep 26 (IANS) The World Health Organization gave China its 'understanding and support' before starting a controversial emergency use programme for its Covid-19 vaccine candidates, a Chinese health official said.
2020-09-26
Category: International, China,National,Health/Medicine
CBI files chargesheet against 9 for custodial death of father-son
Chennai, Sep 26 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Saturday filed a chargesheet against nine then officials of the Tamil Nadu Police in connection with two cases it registered over the custodial death of father-son duo P. Jeyaraj and J. Benniks.
2020-09-26
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Bengal rights body is 'patient on life support': Guv
Kolkata, Sep 26 (IANS) West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar on Saturday Said that human rights is the biggest casualty in the state.
2020-09-26
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Dean Jones' demise leaves an enormous gap in our lives, says wife
Sydney, Sep 26 (IANS) Dean Jones' demise has left an enormous gap in our lives which can never be filled, says Jane, wife of the former Australian cricketer.
2020-09-26
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Rate decision, US stimulus likely constraints to rupee's further appreciation (IANS Analysis)
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Caution over the upcoming monetary policy review along with a strong US dollar is expected to check the appreciation in Indian rupee during the short-term.
2020-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Temp GST compensation retention isn't 'diversion' of cess: Fin Min sources
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Reacting to the CAG report regarding 'diversion of funds' meant for GST compensation, Finance Ministry sources said on Saturday that the time taken in reconciliation of compensation receipts can't be termed as 'diversion of GST Cess Fund' when dues to states were fully released by the Centre.
2020-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National
Watch out! Those sensual midnight messages might be a honey trap
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) An anonymous sensual message at midnight may even lure a rational person into a trap meticulously set by a woman and her accomplices in order to blackmail the victim.
2020-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
BJP's Team Nadda declared, BJP readying next-gen
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) The much-anticipated Team Nadda has been declared finally. Three ex-Chief Ministers have been accommodated as BJP Vice Presidents while there has been a major overhaul among national general secretaries with many significant names dropped and new faces given a chance. Many young turks with strong articulation skills have also been given a shot to prove their mettle.
2020-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Statue of Unity sculptor to install Vajpayee's statue in Shimla
Shimla, Sep 26 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh Cabinet on Saturday decided to hire the sculptor behind the Statue of Unity for installing the statue of BJP stalwart and former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee at the historic Ridge in Himachal Pradesh capital.
2020-09-26
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Politics
Haryana to start paddy procurement from Sep 27
Chandigarh, Sep 26 (IANS) Keeping in view the interests of farmers, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Saturday decided that the procurement of paddy would start in the state from September 27.
2020-09-26
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Boarding burning oil tanker saved marine environment: Coast Guard
Chennai, Sep 26 (IANS) Boarding the burning as well as intermittently exploding 'MT New Diamond' - a very large oil tanker holding about 300,000 tonnes of crude - and connecting it to a tow to arrest its drift towards the Sri Lankan coast and positioning it into the wind was the turning point in saving the tanker as well as the marine environment, said the Indian Coast Guard.
2020-09-26
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Environment/Wildlife
DMK, allies to protest against Farm Bills on Sept 28
Chennai, Sep 26 (IANS) Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) Treasurer and former Union Minister T. R. Baalu on Saturday said the September 28 protest will show how the farmers are agitated over the three Farm Bills passed by Parliament.
2020-09-26
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
When 'naughty girl' Rekha taught Ranjeet Tamil language
Mumbai, Sep 26 (IANS) Veteran screen villain Ranjeet on Saturday shared a funny anecdote with fans from the set of the 1978 film "Parmatma" that featured Rekha and Shatrughan Sinha.
2020-09-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Handshake with SPB an unforgettable memory: Venkatesh Shanmugam
Bengaluru, Sep 26 (IANS) Indian football legend Venkatesh Shanmugam has paid a rich tribute to SP Balasubrahmanyam, saying the famed playback singer had a "profound impact" on his life.
2020-09-26
Category: India, Karnataka,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion,Lifestyle/Fashion,Sports
Centre's 'eSanjeevani' service records 4L tele-consultations
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Health Ministry's eSanjeevani OPD platform has completed the landmark milestone of four lakh tele-consultations. Tamil Nadu and Uttar Pradesh are the top performing states and have logged in 1,33,167 and 1,00,124 sessions, respectively.
2020-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
M'luru police grill Kannada TV anchor Anushree
Mangaluru, Sep 26 (IANS) : The Central Crime Branch police on Saturday grilled noted Kannada television presenter Anushree for more than four hours for her alleged involvement in a drugs case involving actor-choreographer Kishore Aman Shetty.
2020-09-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Kangana posts pic from Kashi Vishvanath trip
Mumbai, Sep 26 (IANS) Kangana Ranaut was in the mood for spiritual nostalgia over the weekend, as she took to social media on Saturday and shared a picture from the time she visited Kashi Vishvanath Temple in Varanasi.
2020-09-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Medical oxygen: Centre puts price caps after shortage reports
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) In order to deal with shortage of medical oxygen and the resultant increase in prices in the country, the National Pharmaceuticals Pricing Authority (NPPA) has put a cap on the ex-factory price of liquid medical oxygen (LMO) and filled cylinders for six months.
2020-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Does the cure for Coronavirus symptoms lie in natural medicine?
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANSlife) In the last eight months of the Coronavirus pandemic, enough cases have been made for supplementing Covid-19 treatment with natural medicine. Data emerging from multiple locations has recorded a decline in mortality rates in the states and countries who have incorporated natural medicine for immune boosting and to aid recovery from Covid-19.
2020-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Priyanka, Taapsee, Suriya pay tributes as condolences keep pouring in for SPB
Mumbai, Sep 26 (IANS) Celebrity tributes continue pouring in for late playback legend SP Balasubrahmanyam. The singer, popularly known as SPB, died on Friday afternoon in a Chennai hospital where he was being treated for Covid-19 since August. He was 74.
2020-09-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
7 detained over attack near ex-Charlie Hebdo HQ in Paris
Paris, Sep 26 (IANS) Seven people have been detained over an attack in Paris near the former headquarters of the satirical magazine, Charlie Hebdo, the site of the 2015 massacre, authorities said on Saturday.
2020-09-26
Category: International, France,Politics
'Live Anywhere' is the latest trend in travel, reveals Airbnb
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANSlife) Online searches for accommodations over the past few months are reflecting how consumers are viewing travel in the new normal, and several unique trends are emerging, reveals a report ahead of World Tourism Day by Airbnb.
2020-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Andhra steps up vigil at places of worship
Amaravati, Sep 26 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh government has ordered the police to secure all places of worship to avoid any untoward incident, especially in the light of the Antarvedi Sri Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy temple chariot blaze, at a time when religious politics is raging in the state.
2020-09-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Consumers enjoy online shopping via AR/VR, 3D content: Report
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) As millions of people stay home in the pandemic, immersive technologies such as augmented and virtual reality and 3D content can enhance consumer purchasing confidence and increase online sales, according to a new Accenture report.
2020-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
WHO warns death toll may hit 2mn even with vaccine
Geneva, Sep 26 (IANS) The World Health Organisation (WHO) has warned that the global coronavirus death toll could cross the two-million figure before an effective vaccine is widely used.
2020-09-26
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,National
London Mayor urges immediate ban on ban household mixing
London, Sep 26 (IANS) London Mayor Sadiq Khan has urged UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson to ban household visits immediately, claiming the Covid-19 situation in the capital city was much worse than first believed, the media reported on Saturday.
2020-09-26
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Many workers got infected while serving people: Goa BJP chief
Panaji, Sep 26 (IANS) Goa BJP President Sadanand Shet Tanavade on Saturday said that the fact that dozens of BJP workers, including Chief Minister Pramod Sawant, tested coronavirus positive only showed that the cadres were out in the field during the pandemic.
2020-09-26
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Do your riyaaz daily, advises Asha Bhosle
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANSlife) When she turned 88, Asha Bhosle reinvented herself. She launched her YouTube channel, shared anecdotes about her life with audiences spanning three generations or more, and launched '#AshaKiAsha', a talent hunt where only the voice matters.
2020-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Campaign creates buzz about perils of early marriage and pregnancies in Rajasthan
Jaipur, Sep 26 (IANS) : The Zero Teenage Pregnancy (ZTP) campaign, launched at the start of this year, aiming at highlighting the issue in Rajasthan, has created a buzz around the sensitive and important issue of early marriages and pregnancies.
2020-09-26
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society
Centre's gift to J&K: 21 new AYUSH centres
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir has got 21 new AYUSH Health and Wellness Centres to create a holistic wellness model aimed at reducing the disease burden and expenditure on healthcare of the intended beneficiaries.
2020-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Mumbai-based B-Boy Wildchild finds global stage
Mumbai, Sep 26 (IANSlife) For Mumbai-based Eshwar Tiwari, who goes by the name B-Boy Wildchild in the world of breaking, it was during a school bunk that he was introduced to the unique genre.
2020-09-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,IANS Life
38 areas in England added to Covid-19 'watch list'
London, Sep 26 (IANS) A list of 38 new areas in England, including the entire city of London, has been added to a coronavirus "watch list" due to recent spike in the number of confirmd cases, the media reported on Saturday.
2020-09-26
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
New regional parties set to enter political fray ahead of Bihar polls
Patna, Sep 26 (IANS) As the Election Commission announced the dates for the Bihar assembly elections, it seems to be a direct fight between the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) and the RJD-led Opposition Grand Alliance (Mahagathbandhan). However, in these elections several rookie parties and groupings will also be in the political fray.
2020-09-26
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
S. Korea censored over 2 lakh pieces of online data last year
Seoul, Sep 26 (IANS) South Korea censored over 200,000 pieces of online data in 2019, a new report haa revealed, marking a slight decline from the previous year.
2020-09-26
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
Expecting tough match against KXIP, Rahul will be key wicket: Buttler
Sharjah, Sep 26 (IANS) Rajasthan Royals will be looking to make it two out of two when they face Kings XI Punjab in their next IPL encounter and wicketkeeper-batsman Jos Buttler is expecting a tough fight from the KL Rahul side at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium on Sunday.
2020-09-26
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
At 412 cms, Goa records highest rainfall since 1961
Panaji, Sep 26 (IANS) This monsoon season, Goa has recorded the highest rainfall since 1961, Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) said.
2020-09-26
Category: India, Goa,National,Environment/Wildlife
Over Rs 21 cr disbursed to Delhi riots victims, 185 claims still pending
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) : After wide-spread violence ravaged the national capital and led to death of 53 people and colossal property destruction, the Delhi government has settled over 1,661 claims sought by riots victims amounting to over 21 crore.
2020-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Amazon Echo devices to automatically delete your recordings
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) After launching new Alexa and Echo devices, Amazon has introduced additional privacy controls and easier ways for the customers. The Echo devices will now automatically delete your recordings.
2020-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Franklin Templeton says yet to see FIR in Rs 28,000 cr scam
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Following the registration of an FIR by the Chennai Police, Franklin Templeton has responded for the first time by saying they have not yet seen the copy of the FIR.
2020-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
This new technique can help disinfect N95 masks: Study
New York, Sep 26 (IANS) Using a combination of moderate heat and high relative humidity, researchers were able to disinfect N95 mask materials without hampering their ability to filter out viruses, including Covid-19.
2020-09-26
Category: International, United States,National,Health/Medicine
76% Marathi singles take marriage decision into their own hands
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANSlife) Data revealed fascinating insights on Maharashtrians and their partner preferences while choosing to get married.
2020-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
White supremacist killed in California shootout
San Francisco, Sep 26 (IANS) Police in the US state of California has said that a white supremacist was killed during a shootout with authorities, it was reported.
2020-09-26
Category: International, Costa Rica,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Rajasthan's new tourism policy focuses on rural destinations
Jaipur, Sep 26 (IANS) As the World Tourism Day will be celebrated on Sunday this year amid the coronavirus pandemic with the theme "Tourism and Rural Development", the Rajasthan government's new tourism policy complements the theme keeping rural tourism in focus.
2020-09-26
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Business/Economy
Oppo confirms to launch smart TV next month
Beijing, Sep 26 (IANS) Chinese smartphone maker Oppo has officially announced to launch its smart TV in October.
2020-09-26
Category: International, China,Technology
Only threat against me is from CM Vijayan, says Kerala BJP president
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 26 (IANS) State BJP president K.Surendran on Saturday said he has said a polite no to the Kerala Police who rang him up to say that he will now be provided armed security from the Kerala Police.
2020-09-26
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
ICC files observations to hold Rohingya hearings away from The Hague
Dhaka, Sep 26 (IANS) The Registry of the International Criminal Court (ICC) has filed its observations on a joint request by the Rohingya genocide victims to hold the hearings in the case within reasonable proximity of the affected populations, instead of The Hague.
2020-09-26
Category: International, Bangladesh,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
NCB 'question bank' for Sara, Deepika, Shraddha
Mumbai, Sep 26 (IANS) Three Bollywood divas -- Deepika Padukone, Sara Ali Khan and Shraddha Kapoor -- are being questioned by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) in a drugs related case linked to the death of actor Sushant Singh Rajput.
2020-09-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
HK house rents likely to fall 10-15% due to pandemic
Hong Kong, Sep 26 (IANS) Due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, house rents in Hong Kong, deemed the worlds most expensive location for expatriate accommodation, is expected to decline between 10 and 15 per cent this year, a media report said on Saturday.
2020-09-26
Category: International, Hong Kong,Politics
NBA: Celtics coach hails defensive display against Heat
New York, Sep 26 (IANS) Boston Celtics fought back to clinch Game 5 against Miami Heat 121-108 in the Eastern Conference Finals of the ongoing NBA season. The Celtics now have a chance to draw level in Game 6 on Monday after making it 2-3 in the best-of-seven Conference finals.
2020-09-26
Category: International, United States,Sports,Other Sports
9 ways to build resilience and tackle mental health problems
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANSlife) Covid-19 has triggered a global financial crisis and due to strict adoption of lockdown measures, the magnitude of poor mental health is increasing across the world. The 'New Normal' hopes to bring a positive outcome, but the fear of contracting the virus is making it difficult for people to live through these times.
2020-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Indian expats donate blood on Saudi Arabia's 90th National Day
Riyadh, Sep 26 (IANS) The Indian diaspora community in the Saudi Governorate of Hafr Al Batin have donated blood in a gesture to celebrate the Kingdoms 90th National Day, according to a media report.
2020-09-26
Category: International, Saudi Arabia,Diaspora
Indian in UAE to fly home after 14 yrs following fine waiver
Dubai, Sep 26 (IANS) A stranded Indian visitor, who came to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on a visit in 2006, is finally going to return home on Saturday 14 years later after fines worth 511,200 dirhams were waived off, a media report said.
2020-09-26
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Diaspora
NTPC stops land acquisition for greenfield coal-based projects
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) In a big change in its business strategy, the country's largest coal-fired power producer NTPC proposes to completely stop land acquisition for green field thermal projects and rather look for reducing its carbon footprint through aggressive renewable energy push.
2020-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Centre allows early procurement of paddy in Punjab, Haryana
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) The Centre has allowed early procurement of paddy in Punjab and Haryana from Saturday, a statement from the Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution said.
2020-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Seoul to demand Pyongyang for additional probe into official's killing
Seoul, Sep 26 (IANS) Seoul will demand North Korea for an additional probe into the killing of a South Korean official near the sea border, the presidential office here said on Saturday.
2020-09-26
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
Air Bubble: Vistara eyes operations to Paris, Frankfurt
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Even as uncertainty looms over a possible second wave of Covid-19 pandemic, full-service air carrier Vistara is eyeing opportunities to expand internationally under the 'Air Bubble' transport agreements.
2020-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
PV Sindhu to present web series titled 'The A-Game'
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) After the success of their first two digital media properties, 'Double Trouble' and 'The Finish Line', Baseline Ventures is back with its third series titled 'The A-Game'. The show will be presented by Olympic silver medallist PV Sindhu and would feature five athletes across episodes.
2020-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Badminton
Amid religious politics, Andhra cops up vigil in worship places
Amaravati, Sep 26 (IANS) At a time when religious politics are raging in Andhra Pradesh, the government has ordered the police department to secure all places of worship to avoid any untoward incident, especially in the light of Antarvedi Sri Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy temple chariot blaze.
2020-09-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Having pets linked to better mental health during lockdown
London, Sep 26 (IANS) Sharing a home with a pet appeared to act as a buffer against the psychological stress during the lockdown, say researchers adding that keeping pets linked to better mental health and reduction in loneliness.
2020-09-26
Category: International, United Kingdom,National,Health/Medicine
S.Korea reports 61 new Covid-19 cases
Seoul, Sep 26 (IANS) South Korea reported 61 new coronavirus cases on Saturday, marking the first time that the single-day spike fell below 100, as the country is struggling with cluster infections in the greater Seoul area ahead of a major holiday.
2020-09-26
Category: International, South Korea,Health/Medicine
US surveillance aircraft flies over South Korea
Seoul, Sep 26 (IANS) A US surveillance aircraft flew over South Korea on Saturday, an aviation tracker said, days after North Korea killed a Seoul official drifting at sea.
2020-09-26
Category: International, South Korea,Defence/Security
Google Pixel 5 128GB variant to cost $699 in US: Report
San Francisco, Sep 26 (IANS) Google is prepared to launch Pixel 5 smartphone during its annual hardware event on September 30 and now a new report claims that the smartphone will be priced at $699 in the US.
2020-09-26
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Reform financial system to counter Covid: Commonwealth members
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Ministers and senior officials have called on the international community to reform the financial system and the ways it offers support to small states in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic.
2020-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National
CSK batsmen need to have glucose, says Virender Sehwag
Dubai, Sep 26 (IANS) Former Indian cricketer Virender Sehwag feels Chennai Super Kings (CSK) batsmen have not been able to play freely and score quickly so far in the 13th Indian Premier League (IPL) edition and thus they need to have "glucose" to add intensity to their game.
2020-09-26
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Odisha records all-time high Covid-19 cases
Bhubaneswar, Sep 26 (IANS) Odisha recorded its biggest single-day spike of 4,356 Covid-19 positive cases in the last 24 hours, taking the state's total tally to 2,05,452, said a health official on Saturday.
2020-09-26
Category: India, Orissa,National,Health/Medicine
Microsoft suspends 18 Azure accounts tied to China-based hackers
San Francisco, Sep 26 (IANS) Microsoft has suspended 18 Azure Active Directory applications on its Cloud infrastructure that were being used by a Chinese nation-state actor to execute their attacks.
2020-09-26
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Defence/Security
'Vitamin D cuts complications, risk of death in Covid patients'
New York, Sep 26 (IANS) A new research adds to the growing body of evidence that patients with sufficient levels of Vitamin D are less likely to experience complications and die from Covid-19.
2020-09-26
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Trump likely to nominate Amy Coney Barrett as Ginsburg's replacement (Ld)
Washington, Sep 26 (IANS) US President Donald Trump was likely to nominate Judge Amy Coney Barrett, who has served on the Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit since 2017, to the Supreme Court as the replacement for late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, according to media reports.
2020-09-26
Category: International, United States,Politics
Delhi govt working on providing round-the-clock water supply
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday said the city government is working towards providing round-the-clock supply of water to the people, and also pressed on the need to improve both the management and accountability of water.
2020-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Another earthquake jolts Jammu and Kashmir
Srinagar, Sep 26 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 4.8 on the Richter scale jolted Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday even though the impact was felt only in Srinagar city and adjoining areas.
2020-09-26
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Aadar Jain: Shooting 'Hello Charlie' was distraction from pandemic stress
Mumbai, Sep 26 (IANS) Actor Aadar Jain has wrapped up the shoot of the upcoming film, Hello Charlie. He says the experience of shooting for the film is one he will never forget.
2020-09-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
'WH staffers discussed Trump refusing to leave office'
Washington, Sep 26 (IANS) A former aide to US Vice President Mike Pence has claimed that White House staffers have discussed a possible scenario where President Donald Trump loses the November 3 election and refuses to leave office.
2020-09-26
Category: International, United States,Politics
Diesel gets cheaper, petrol prices unchanged
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Diesel prices fell again on Saturday continuing its southward movement in tandem with fall in global product prices and steady crude prices.
2020-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Deepika, Sara, Shraddha in NCB net, being questioned in drugs case (Ld)
Mumbai, Sep 26 (IANS) Hours after Bollywood actor Deepika Padukone appeared before the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) in a drugs case, Shraddha Kapoor and Sara Ali Khan also arrived at the office of the drug law enforcement agency for questioning here, on Saturday.
2020-09-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
KVIC appoints Sunil Sethi as advisor
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANSlife) The Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) has appointed Indian fashion industry personality as its advisor. Sethi will advise the Commission on latest design interventions in the readymade garments segment as well as promotion of Khadi in India and abroad.
2020-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Trump calls Black Lives Matter 'extreme, socialist' organisation
Washington, Sep 26 (IANS) In an effort to woo African-American voters, US President Donald Trump said that the Black Lives Matter movement was an "extreme socialist" organization that is harmful to the community.
2020-09-26
Category: International, United States,Politics
As CBI comes knocking, Kerala CPI-M turns jittery
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 26 (IANS) The ruling CPI-M in Kerala seems to be jittery for the first time since the arrival of the CBI to probe the irregularities in "Life Mission", the pet project of Chief Minister of Pinarayi Vijayan.
2020-09-26
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Mortal remains of legendary singer SPB laid to rest
Chennai, Sep 26 (IANS) The mortal remains of famous playback singer and Padma awardee S.P. Balasubrahmanyam, popular as SPB or Balu in the movie world, was laid to rest with police honours at his farmhouse near here on Saturday.
2020-09-26
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Gardner, Schutt help Australia beat New Zealand in 1st T20I
Brisbane, Sep 26 (IANS) Brilliant performances from Ashleigh Gardner and Megan Schutt helped Australia defeat New Zealand by 17 runs in the first T20I of the three-match series played at the Allan Border Field on Saturday.
2020-09-26
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Florida tol lift curbs on restaurants, bars
Miami, Sep 26 (IANS) Authorities in the US state of Florida have decided to lift all Covid-19 restrictions on restaurants and bars effective immediately.
2020-09-26
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
De Blasio, Cuomo clash over NYPD reform
New York, Sep 26 (IANS) New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and state Governor Andrew Cuomo have clashed over reforms to the New York Police Department (NYPD), it was reported.
2020-09-26
Category: International, United States,Politics
Telangana continues to see surge in Covid cases
Hyderabad, Sep 26 (IANS) The Covid-19 cases in Telangana continued to surge as the state reported 2,239 new infections on Saturday.
2020-09-26
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Pak resorts to unprovoked ceasefire violation on LoC
Jammu, Sep 26 (IANS) Pakistan army on Saturday targeted Indian positions by using small arms and mortars on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district, officials said.
2020-09-26
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Indo-Pak/Pakistan