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Thampi: A typical rags-to-riches story
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 20 (IANS) Starting off by doing odd jobs after moving to the Middle East in the 1980s, arrested NRI businessman C.C. Thampi's story is a typical rags-to-riches one.
2020-01-20
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diaspora,Business/Economy,Politics
Punjab challenges CAT order to set aside DGP's appointment
Chandigarh, Jan 20 (IANS) Punjab government on Monday moved the Punjab and Haryana High Court against the decision of the Central Administrative Tribunal (CAT) that set aside the appointment of Director General of Police (DGP) Dinkar Gupta.
2020-01-20
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Brother linked to suicide, Goa Minister must resign: Congress
Panaji, Jan 20 (IANS) The Congress in Goa on Monday demanded the resignation of Panchayat Minister Mauvin Godinho, after the latter's brother Wilson, was booked for alleged abetment in the suicide of former sarpanch Prakash Naik last week.
2020-01-20
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Don't allow tech to take control of lives: PM to students
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that students should look at technology as a friend even as he cautioned them against allowing technology to take control of their lives. The Prime Minister was addressing a select audience of students, teachers and parents at the 'Pariksha Pe Charcha' event, on Monday.
2020-01-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Politics
B'desh sentences 10 to death over 2001 rally blast
Dhaka, Jan 20 (IANS) A Bangladesh court on Monday sentenced 10 members of the banned militant outfit Harkat-ul-Jihad al-Islami (Huji) to death over the 2001 blasts at a political rally here.
2020-01-20
Category: International, Bangladesh,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Had no choice but leave royal family: Prince Harry (Ld)
London, Jan 20 (IANS) The UK's Prince Harry said that he and his wife Meghan Markle had no choice but to stand down from their royal family duties, while insisting that the couple was not "not walking away" but felt "great sadness" over the new arrangement.
2020-01-20
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Modi cites Kumble, Dravid, Laxman as icons of motivation
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday gave the example of spin-legend Anil Kumble bowling with injury during a match against West Indies and Rahul Dravid and V.V.S. Laxman partnership of 376 runs in a test match against Australia as the "power of motivation and positive thinking".
2020-01-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Politics
Crashed Ukrainian jet's black box still in Iran
Tehran, Jan 20 (IANS) The black box of a Ukrainian passenger plane that was mistakenly downed near Tehran is still in Iran and no decision has been made to send it abroad, a civil aviation official said.
2020-01-20
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
SC declines immediate stay on Electoral Bonds Scheme
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday refused to consider a plea seeking immediate stay on Electoral Bond Scheme. A bench headed by Chief Justice S.A. Bobde and comprising Justices B.R. Gavai and Surya Kant asked the Election Commission to file a response within two weeks.
2020-01-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
3 capitals Bill tabled in Andhra Assembly (LD)
Amaravati, Jan 20 (IANS) Sealing the fate of Amaravati as the Andhra Pradesh capital, a Bill was tabled in the Assembly on Monday to develop Visakhapatnam and Kurnool as the two other state capitals.
2020-01-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Ahead of CM's meet, indefinite Shirdi shutdown called off
Ahmednagar (Maharashtra), Jan 19 (IANS) Ahead of a meeting convened by Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Monday, residents of Shirdi town, famous for its grand Saibaba Temple, called off their indefinite shutdown late on Sunday.
2020-01-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics,Religion
2-minute silence for Kashmiri Pandits at Shaheen Bagh
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) To show solidarity with Kashmiri Pandits on the day, organised to mark their exodus from the Valley, anti-CAA activists, on protest for over a month, observed two-minute silence at Shaheen Bagh here on Sunday.
2020-01-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Don't want law that look at businesses with suspicion: FM
Chennai, Jan 19 (IANS) Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Sunday said the government is moving towards a direction where the law does not look at business enterprises with suspicion.
2020-01-19
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy,Politics
Kerala Governor seeks report from govt over CAA suit
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 19 (IANS) The rift between the Pinarayi Vijayan-led LDF government and Governor Arif Mohammed Khan widened on Sunday with Khan reportedly seeking an explanation from the Chief Secretary on why the Governor was not informed about the state government's plan to move the Supreme Court over the controversial new citizenship law.
2020-01-19
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Cong links suicides to joblessness, flays govt
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Criticising the Narendra Modi government over low economic growth, the Congress here on Sunday quoted the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) data to claim that 26,085 deaths in 2018 were attributed to unemployment or related issues.
2020-01-19
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
CM's Davos trip delays Karnataka cabinet expansion again
Bengaluru, Jan 19 (IANS) The much-awaited expansion of the BJP government in Karnataka got delayed again, as Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa has left for Switzerland to participate in the 50th World Economic Forum (WEF) at Davos, a party official said on Sunday.
2020-01-19
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Climate change-induced risks biggest threat: WEF
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) For the first time in the 15 years of the Global Risks Report, the climate change and environment risk has occupied all the top five slots.
2020-01-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
'We're coming back home': Kashmiri Pandits roar at Jantar Mantar
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Determined to reach back to their homeland, Kashmiri Pandits from across the city gathered at Jantar Mantar on Sunday to protest against the exudos of the community from Kashmir valley 30 years ago.
2020-01-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Public rally suspended after rioters hijacked it: HK police
Hong Kong, Jan 19 (IANS) The Hong Kong police on Sunday requested an assembly held in Hong Kong's Central district be suspended after a large group of rioters hijacked the rally and inflicted damages on nearby properties.
2020-01-19
Category: International, Hong Kong,Politics
Andhra Assembly meet on Monday to seal Amaravati's fate
Amarvati, Jan 19 (IANS) A special session of Andhra Pradesh Assembly on Monday is expected to seal the fate of Amaravati as the state capital.
2020-01-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
House panel on N-E visit to review TADCs' functioning
Agartala/Guwahati, Jan 19 (IANS) A parliamentary panel is on a three-day visit of the northeastern states to study the functioning of the 10 tribal autonomous district councils (TADC) in Assam, Meghalaya, Mizoram and Tripura.
2020-01-19
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics
PM Modi to interact with students on "Pariksha Pe Charcha"
New Delhi, 19 Jan (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi will interact with a select group of students, teachers and parents as part of the "Pariksha Pe Charcha 2020".
2020-01-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Union ministers' J&K visit continues on day 2
Jammu, Jan 19 (IANS) Continuing with its public outreach program across Jammu & Kashmir, nine Union ministers visited nine places areas across Jammu region on Sunday.
2020-01-19
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Kashmiri Pandits mark 30 years of exodus in Jammu
Jammu, Jan 19 (IANS) The Kashmiri Pandits marked 30 years of exodus from the Valley with a protest, led by the All State Kashmiri Pandit Conference, at the residence of Lieutenant Governor Girish Chandra Murmu, here on Sunday.
2020-01-19
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Commerce Ministry recommends only one bottle of duty-free alcohol
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) In bad news for some foreign travellers, the Commerce Ministry has proposed restricting purchase of liquor at duty-free shops to one bottle.
2020-01-19
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Politics
Yediyurappa to showcase Karnataka at Davos for investments
Bengaluru, Jan 19 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa would showcase the state at the 50th World Economic Forum (WEF), scheduled on January 20-24, at Davos in Switzerland for global investments, said an official here on Sunday.
2020-01-19
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
US Space Force mocked for camouflage uniforms
Washington, Jan 19 (IANS) The US Space Force has defended its newly unveiled camouflage uniforms after they were mocked on social media, the media reported.
2020-01-19
Category: International, United States,Politics
Look within, publicly apologise: Dhankhar to Bengal minister
Kolkata, Jan 19 (IANS) Taking umbrage at West Bengal Education Minister Partha Chatterjee questioning first lady's presence at "government meetings", state governor Jagdeep Dhankhar has asked him to look within and publicly apologise.
2020-01-19
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Bushfire-hit Aus state braces for severe storms
Melbourne, Jan 19 (IANS) Australian forecasters warned on Sunday of severe storms to hit the bushfire-hit state of Victoria, which could lead to flooding.
2020-01-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Police lathi charge BJP workers trying to bring out pro-CAA rally
Kolkata, Jan 18 (IANS) The police lathi charged and prevented BJP workers from taking out a thanksgiving rally on Citizenship (Amendment) Act which was slated to be led by state party chief Dilip Ghosh in East Midnapore district's Nandigram on Saturday.
2020-01-18
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Rahul urges FM over high GST on cochlear implant add-ons
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Former Congress chief Rahul Gandhi has written to Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman regarding high Goods and Services Tax (GST) on cochlear implant accessories.
2020-01-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
ED attaches properties of ex-BSP minister Rangnath Mishra
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate on Saturday said that it has attached properties to the tune of Rs 5 crore of former Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) minister Rangnath Mishra in a disproportionate assets case.
2020-01-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Countdown clock to illuminate Downing Street on Brexit Day
London, Jan 18 (IANS) A clock counting down to the moment the UK leaves the European Union (EU) on January 31 will be projected on to the Downing Street as part of government plans to mark Brexit Day, it was reported on Saturday.
2020-01-18
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Heavy rains lash some bushfires-hit Aus regions
Sydney, Jan 18 (IANS) Heavy rains and thunderstorms on Saturday lashed parts of Australia's east coast, dousing some of the raging bushfires but bringing a new threat of flooding to some areas.
2020-01-18
Category: International, Australia,Politics
Union Ministers' flight to Jammu diverted due to bad weather
Srinagar, Jan 18 (IANS) The flight carrying three union ministers Arjun Ram Meghwal, Ashwini Choubey and Dr Jitendra Singh was on Saturday diverted to Srinagar due to bad weather.
2020-01-18
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Goa Special Branch to probe MGP leader's death
Panaji, Jan 18 (IANS) Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Saturday said state police's Special Branch has been ordered to handle the probe into the alleged suicide of former Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party (MGP) leader Prakash Naik.
2020-01-18
Category: India, Goa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
4 killed in US home shooting
Washington, Jan 18 (IANS) Four people were killed and one other injured during a shooting at a private residence in the US state of Utah, police said, adding that the suspect has been arrested.
2020-01-18
Category: International, United States,Politics
India Inc rolls out red carpet for Bezos, BJP wants good stuff about India in WaPo
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) After the Narendra Modi government cold-shouldered Amazon boss Jeff Bezos, the richest man in the world, India Inc rolled out the red carpet for him in the country's financial capital.
2020-01-17
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Media,Politics
Now Dilip Ghosh calls anti-CAA intellectuals 'parasites'
Kolkata, Jan 17 (IANS) In keeping with his penchant for abusive attacks on opponents, BJP West Bengal's President Dilip Ghosh on Friday described as "creatures", "devils" and "parasites" the intellectuals who hit the streets protesting against the new citizenship law.
2020-01-17
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
VU panel to probe Dasgupta's confinement, student clashes
Kolkata, Jan 17 (IANS) The Visva-Bharati University on Friday formed a three-member committee, headed by Calcutta High Court's former Chief Justice Jyotirmoy Bhattacharya, to look into the recent incidents of confinement of Rajya Sabha member Swapan Dasgupta and the clashes between students in the campus.
2020-01-17
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Education,Politics
Delhi Police chief given powers to exercise NSA for 3 months
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) Delhi Lt. Governor Anil Baijal has given city Police Commissioner Amulya Patnaik to exercise the powers of detaining authority under the stringent National Security Act for three months.
2020-01-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security
SC refuses to stay HC order annulling Azam Khan's son's election
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday refused to stay an Allahabad High Court order that annulled the election of Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan's son Abdullah Azam Khan as an MLA from Suar in Uttar Pradesh for being underage while filing the nomination papers.
2020-01-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
As good as dead, says Rahul on Davinder Singh case
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) Hours after Congress leader Rahul Gandhi raised doubts over a NIA probe into the case of suspended DSP Davinder Singh, the opposition party put posers on the investigation by the central agency headed by Y.C. Modi.
2020-01-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Kashmir,Politics,Terrorism
Nirbhaya case: Smriti flays AAP govt for 'delayed' hangings
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) Union Minister for Women and Child Development Smriti Irani on Friday attacked the Aam Aadmi Party government for allegedly delaying the execution of four convicts in the Nirbhaya gang rape-murder case.
2020-01-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
Goyal wlcomes 'all kinds of investments under ambit of law'
Mumbai, Jan 17 (IANS) A day after belittling Amazon's billion dollar investment, Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal on Friday clarified that government welcomes all kinds of investments into the country which are within the ambit of the law.
2020-01-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy,Politics,Technology
CAT sets aside Punjab DGP's appointment
Chandigarh, Jan 17 (IANS) The Central Administrative Tribunal (CAT) on Friday set aside the appointment of Punjab's Director General of Police Dinkar Gupta as it allowed the application challenging his appointment by his seniors in service.
2020-01-17
Category: India, Punjab,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Maha panel seeks Rs 3 lakh-crore as farmers' bailout package
Nagpur (Maharashtra), Jan 17 (IANS) The Vasantrao Naik Sheti Swavalamban Mission (VNSSM) has demanded a whopping Rs 3 lakh-crore as a 'Special National Agrarian Bailout Package' to end the farmers' distress in the country, a top official said.
2020-01-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
SC allows return of Rs 20 cr to Karti Chidambaram
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday allowed Congress MP Karti Chidambaram to withdraw Rs 20 crore, deposited in the registry of the top court, as a condition on him to grant permission to travel abroad.
2020-01-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
RJD demands scrapping of NPR notification in Bihar
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) The Leader of Opposition in Bihar and Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejashwi Yadav, on Friday, hit out at Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on National Population Register (NPR) notification and asked him to scrap it.
2020-01-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
4 more detained leaders in Kashmir released
Srinagar, Jan 17 (IANS) Four former legislators including a former minister were released by the Jammu and Kashmir administration on Friday as part of the ongoing exercise to free detainees. They were under house arrest since August 5, when the Centre abrogated Article 370 and bifurcated the state into two union territories.
2020-01-17
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics